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september 3, 1880

The Sabbath School picnic will be held in Central Park, Marion Centre, on September 11th. A procession will form at Muddy creek bridge at 9 a.m. and led by band up Main street to Cottonwood Valley Bank, thence back to Central Park. Exercises will open at 11 o’clock.

A 13-pound girl is all that ails Sam T. Howe at present.

The Methodists have finally decided to build a stone church. And it will be a good one.

Mr. Rugg began the manufacture of syrup, this week, although his arrangements are not yet complete.

Pastor Gaasch brought us an ear of corn yesterday which is a mammoth production. It is eight and a half inches in circumference, twelve inches in length, contains eighteen rows of finely developed grains, and weighs more than two pounds. It is said that this is not a bad size Pastor Gaasch brought us an ear of corn yesterday which is a mammoth production. It is eight and a half inches in circumference, twelve inches in length, contains eighteen rows of finely developed grains, and weighs more than two pounds. It is said that this is not a bad size for corn.

Wagon load after wagon load of cane daily passes through town for the Sugar Factory, and if you don’t think things are booming “over there” just go and see for yourself.

It manages to rain about every other day now. The rains are delaying wheat sowing, but then we mustn’t grumble. Let it rain.

What has become of all those sidewalks advertised by the City Council several weeks ago, to be put down in front of lots whose owners failed to comply with the sidewalk ordinance?

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