110 years ago
october 29, 1908
P.P. Magathan has established a candy factory in Marion and has an expert candy maker in charge. The line of confections placed on sale Wednesday were equal to any shown in the large cities and delicious to the taste. He ought to succeed for he is offering first class goods.
Bert Mason has purchased the stone house at the corner of Grand avenue and Washington street.
Miss Ola Yost resigned her position with The Grand, the same taking effect last Thursday, and left Friday for Chase, Kansas, where she entered a store on Saturday morning. Everybody will miss her from The Grand where for several years she has made everyone her friend by her cordial, accommodating manner.
A.T. Buford of Grant township fell backward from his hay loft last Thursday and for a time was badly knocked out, bruising his left hip severely and dislocating his shoulder. He was getting around pretty well again Tuesday.
Monday evening of last week a babe was born to the Mexican family living in the car near the Rock Island station.
The ladies of the Methodist church announce they will make a specialty of serving their Thanksgiving dinner to families at private table. Requests for this service should be phoned to Mrs. Brown Corby.