110 years ago
march 18, 1909
Under the new cigarette and tobacco law, no one under 21 years of age is allowed to smoke in Kansas.
Work on the sewer for district No. 3 was begun Tuesday morning with a force of men which, while some smaller than the contractors wanted, has been making a good showing. Fifty men were called for and Marion could supply only nineteen.
We heard a prominent business man predict the other day that Marion would have twenty-five automobiles before the Fourth of July,
Last Tuesday Mr. and Mrs. John Powers, Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Wheeler, and Mr. and Mrs. Dal Rogers went to Florence to join the special train of excursionists on a tour through Texas and over into old Mexico. They will be away about ten days.
The young colored people have started a movement to lift the debt from the colored M.E. church. The young people have subscribed $50 and will appreciate any subscriptions sent to them. Those wishing to help in this way please forward the amount to Rev. Armstrong, the pastor.
See Bitner & Son about building that house or barn in town or country. Shop opposite park. They also do all kinds of shop work.