140 years ago
december 20, 1878
The weather in
Sunny Kansas” has grown quite changeable of late, and we can now get up a snow storm equal to any civilized country, on short notice.
John and Charlie Mehl have secured considerable ice, already. It is about six inches thick.
The Sabbath School under “father” Mullineaux’s superintendency, is doing well. But there is room for more pupils and teachers.
Hogs are selling in Marion Centre at one and three-quarter cents.
This office turned out complete in one week a seventy-page brief, in addition to the other usual work of the office. And the foreman and editor did it all with their little hands. If any office in the State can show as good a record, let it proceed to show.
“Magnesia Mound” is the name the Groat Bros. have given their splendid stone quarry, near Marion Centre.
Everyone is invited to attend a Christmas Tree entertainment at the Risley school house in Gnadenau Christmas Eve. Admittance and use of tree free to all. This is the school taught by Willie Groat, and we hope that some or many of his Marion Centre friends will go out Christmas eve.
Rabbit hunting seems to be the order of the day at present, and a hunter that cannot bag a dozen rabbits an hour is expected to take a back seat.
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