110 years ago
sept. 4, 1913
Another school year for Marion schools will open next Monday. The facilities are greater than they ever were before, and the equipment for high grade work never so good. And that is saying something. Marion has long had one of the best schools in the state.
Mr. and Mrs. M.S. Bryan have issued invitations to the wedding of their daughter, Eva, and Walter Siebert, which will take place at their home on the evening of Sept. 10.
The 47th National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic will convene Sept. 15 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The railroad rate from Marion is something like $25. Arrangements have been made for four days of free lodgings at Chattanooga for veterans.
The flag and bunting that were used at the Chautauqua were misplaced and are still missing. Any information concerning them will be gladly received at this office.
The Rev. Nichols and family, who have been camping at Camp Locklin for a few days, broke camp a few days ago. They had a great time. There was a wild rumor that the Rev. Nichols was seen in the field one day helping pitch alfalfa. But, of course, you mustn’t believe everything you hear.
Walter Siebert has contracted for the erection of a residence on the lots north of Rosse Case’s residence.
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