105 years ago
Sept. 13, 1917
The numbering of houses because of free mail delivery will be based on Main and 1st Sts. streets as initial points. All streets running east and west will be numbered east and west from 1st St.
Two young men living here went to Kansas City one day last week. As officers had reason to suspect they went for booze, the young men were met at the night train on which they returned and placed under arrest. Each was bringing with him several quarts of whisky. Both are in jail awaiting trial. Mere possession is a crime, and the minimum penalty is $100 and 30 days in jail.
Frank Kasper and Alex Ehrlich have taken the Marion agency for the Maxwell car.
FOR SALE—The property known as the Barrows house, one block east of the high school, seven rooms and bath, city water, sewer, electric lights, well, cistern, east front, large barn and chicken pens, 1½ lots. Price $1,650.00
A “tacky” party was Tuesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Riggs benefitted the Aid Society of the Christian church. Mrs. Mary Duvall won a prize for her costume.
A marriage license was issued this week to Wm. F. Vinduska and Christina A. Lentz, both of the Marion neighborhood.
The county commissioners have appointed R.C. Smith as coroner in place of Dr. Coffman, who resigned owing to his appointment in the Army.
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