140 years ago
march 28, 1879
The engineer of the A.T. & S.F. Railroad arrived in town Saturday and has since gone over the route to McPherson.
Everything is being rapidly got in readiness, and the final survey will be commenced at once. The M&M is assuming shape, and will be pushed to completion as fast as possible.
Will Bates is preparing to open a cigar and tobacco and general stock of fancy groceries.
The time for election of city officers approaches, and as yet but little is said about it.
We wish that there could be some sort of unity and harmony by which a single ticket would be put in the field, composed of good men, and elected without opposition.
Nearly everybody is taking the Record’s advice, and is setting out trees.
We have been requested to say something concerning the building of hay stables in the city limits.
While it would work considerable inconvenience to some parties, yet it seems to us that the safety of the city requires that these dangerous fire-spreaders be prohibited, or at least be restricted in some way.
As the town becomes more thickly built up, this matter becomes one of great importance.
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