110 years ago
february 27, 1908
The idea of paving Main street with either brick or concrete is becoming very much in favor by the property owners along this thoroughfare. Everybody agrees that it is in need of one or the other and this point will likely be settled soon after the water works problem is safely out of the way.
Wa-Shung-Gah, chief of the Kaw Indians, and one of the most famous Indians in Northern Oklahoma, was found dead near Arkansas City. Death was due to heart failure and exposure. He was 88 years of age, and had been chief of the Kaws since 1875.
Stakes were set Monday for the new street on the north of the court house, Willliams street, and it is the purpose of the city council to so construct the street that it will be an honor to Commissioner J.K. Williams for whom it was named.
Henry Hett of Wilson sprung a surprise on his friends last week by going to Indiana on a visit and returning home accompanied by a young lady and presenting her to them as his wife. They will live on the home place.
The grocery firm of Powers & Evans has the past week sold to J.C. Wood & Co., possession given March 1. Mr. Wood, upon whose shoulders the responsibility of the firm will rest, is one of Marion’s adopted sons, Major T.W. Bown’s son-in-law
The young folks of the Wren neighborhood gathered at the home of Miss Addie Wren last Thursday eve and had pleasant time pulling taffy.
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