110 years ago
august 13, 1908
The Modern Woodmen of America have a log rolling picnic planned at Lincolnville, Saturday the 15th. The principal address will be made by Hon. J.W. Moore. Prof. J.A. Ray and Deputy J.A. Walker will also address the gathering. They are going to have ball games, all kinds of races and contests and among other things, a nail driving contest for the ladies. They ought to have a good time.
The campers that were over on the Cottonwood at Cedar Point for a couple of weeks returned Tuesday. The boys had a good time.
Notice is hereby given that it is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners of Marion Co, Kans., to make an appropriation on Monday, October 5, 1908, of the sum of $1,800 for the purpose of constructing a combination steel and concrete bridge over Mud creek where the same crosses Maple street in the city of Marion. This crossing being known as the “Sugar Mill” bridge.
The stone building on west Main street recently purchased by the Jensen Bros. for their produce business is being put in proper shape. Water connections have been put in and from the building to the alley is to be concreted.
Morton Bown will make your old buggy look like new. He paints ’em, you know.
Master Leland Runyan of Baldwin is the guest of his grandfather, Mr. W.W. Runyan. Master Leland is a manly little fellow and it was a pleasure to meet him.