110 years ago
march 4, 1909
The county commissioners were in session a few hours Monday looking after bridge contracts.
Last Saturday afternoon, W.T. Carr, convicted of murder in the second degree, for killing Express Messenger Oscar Allen Bailey in March last year, received the sentence from the court for his crime: forty years in the state prison at Lansing at hard labor.
W.S. Hargett has leased the room next to the post office for one year and will about the first of April open up a bakery. He will run a delivery wagon in connection.
The Polkadot club met with Miss Eulah Marner instead of Miss Fae Paddock last Monday evening. The seven members of the club were present and thoroughly enjoyed the four course dinner which was served and are delighted with their chafing dish accomplishments.
The city schools presented their annual entertainment at the Auditorium Friday evening, March 5. Main parts in “The Three Bears” were played by Clarence Kelley, Ready, the big bear; Frank Loveless, Steady, the middle-sized bear; and Hartzell Ray, Teddy, the little bear. Main parts in “Hiawatha” were played by Laird Dean, Hiawatha, manhood; Leland Thompson, Hiawatha, youth; Bessie Evans, Hiawatha, child; Sibyl Martin, Minnehaha; and May Chilson, Nokomis.
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