100 years ago
october 15, 1908
Last Friday evening at the Elgin hotel there gathered twenty-four jolly fellows, friends every one of Fred S. Beebe, in whose honor the party was given. No, Fred wasn’t going away, just bidding goodbye to bachelor days. The fellows had a good time in the hotel parlors and about ten o’clock went down to the dining room and had a delicious oyster feast. The boys presented Mr. Beebe with a handsome meerschaum pipe. The party broke up about eleven o’clock.
A troop of cavalry enroute from Fort Riley to Wichita camped at the ball grounds last Friday night,
The new walk that was started on the west side of the Marion National Bank is held up on account of litigation between the contractors, Gilchrist & Woolwine. Get together, gentlemen, finish that piece of work and then settle those differences.
If people can’t go to church and come on the inside and behave themselves, without staying outside and causing a disturbance, they had better stay at home with their papas and mammas.
The foundation of the M.E. church at Lincolnville is completed and carpenters are at work on the structure.
The new residence of Ed Hauser on north Elm street is nearing completion. It is a model home in every respect.
City Marshal Sam Kleinhammer was among the number going to Dallas, Dakota, Tuesday to register for the land drawing in Rosebud reservation.
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