110 years ago
october 1, 1908
The band will accompany the Marion delegation Saturday afternoon to hear Taft at Florence. A special car will be set out to accommodate Marion people.
J. H. Thomason has rented the King building east of Riggs Bros. grocery and will soon open up a general harness shop.
The rural route carriers and Postmaster D.D. McIntosh sprung a surprise on Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Blankley Wednesday evening. They took with them two nice rocking chairs. Mr. Blankley was on route seven since the installation of the service, having resigned to go to his claim near Meade. We wish them prosperity and happiness in their new home.
A cement walk is being put in on the west of the Marion National Bank.
Purdy’s Suitatorium is now ready for business in the Jones building on Main street. They make a specialty of pressing, cleaning and repairing ladies’ and gents’ clothing.
Concrete corners and cement walks are being put in at the south side of Main and Second streets.
Ray Smith has completed a new parlor and a fine porch for Barney Amick two and one-half miles southwest of Marion, and has started a two-room addition and general remodeling of Wm. Gaunt’s home in Marion.
The new united Evangelical church at Grape, Marion county, Kansas will be dedicated to the triune God, Oct. 4.