110 years ago
march 5, 1908
A very novel and pretty affair was a shower of house plants given by Mrs. Henry King last Thursday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Ruth King Brooker, one of Marion’s recent brides.
W.D. Rudd, a well known Marion boy and a good plumber, who for the past five years has been in the employ of Pollitt and Kleinhammer, opened an establishment for himself Monday in the room between Scott’s Hardware and Pollitt & Kleinhammer’s. He will do general plumbing, spouting, and repair business and solicits your trade.
Someone has made a mistake this year, either the groundhog or the weather man — maybe the weather man has something more coming. At any rate, the birds are arriving for the spring concert.
Last Thursday, the bank at Lincolnville was blown open and about $1,800 in cash gotten away with. There were some valuable papers also in the bank but these were not taken. The robbers pried open the side door and worked their way through the side of the vault and blew open the door to the strong box with nitroglycerine.
A telephone office is being built just north of the Aulne Mercantile store and will be ready for occupancy in a short time.
Friday night will be ladies night at the rink. This has proven a popular diversion and will insure a pleasant evening. The band will furnish music.
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