110 years ago
november 5, 1908
Complete returns in the state are not all in, but 80 out of 105 counties gave Taft 29,179 majority over Bryan and the counties to hear from will not change the result.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Doran, who have had charge of the Elgin hotel the past six months, will about the first of December go to New Mexico to engage in business there.
One hundred new books have been received at the library in the Rest Room.
Many citizens of Marion are taking advantage of the Oregon land opening where every applicant receives land as there are no blanks. Anyone wishing to investigate this should see Quisenberry & Powers at once as all the contracts for this opening will soon be gone.
Cement walks are being put down on the south side of First and Santa Fe streets. The northeast corner of Third and Main is greatly improved with the completion of the cement walk. Another valuable addition to our cement walks.
W.B. Miesse returned last week from Medford, Oklahoma, where he had been the previous two weeks delivering a carload of apples for the Marion Produce Co. This company furnished two cars of apples for Arkansas points this week.
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