110 years ago
may 28, 1908
Several members of the Elmdale gas company were in Marion a short time Saturday and, in conversation with some of the members of the Business Men’s club, stated they were very favorably impressed with the plan of piping gas to Marion and the extension that this route offered.
The mass meeting held at the courthouse last Friday night was attended by the men who know how and who do things and with one accord laid the foundation for a day and night crowded full of entertainment for the big celebration on the Fourth of July. W.H. Carpenter was made chairman of the meeting.
Esther Greer, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Greer, while skating on her roller skates in the upper hall of her home, fell through a window, to the ground. She was rendered unconscious for a few minutes, but did not sustain any serious injuries.
All Marion will attend the exercises of the high school graduating class at the auditorium tonight. The class is composed of the following: Miss Fae Paddock, Lawrence Kelley, Gillies Hodge, Harry Rogers, Wallace Magathan, Ross Miller, Chester Evans and William Burkholder.
Messrs. Fred Coburn and Willard Keller have established a clothes pressing and cleaning establishment in room 4 over Loveless’ store. The boys have already worked up a good business.
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