140 years ago
September 17, 1880
The town will be overrun with politicians to-morrow. Keep cool, boys. Don’t let your angry passions rise.
The way Steiner is packing his store with new goods, looks like he means business.
There is considerable sickness, principally of a malarial nature, throughout the county.
Brick for the new Methodist church is accumulating. The structure will be a handsome one.
Mr. E.L. Snyder and Mr. George Parker and families, started in wagons Tuesday; the former on a visit to Michigan and the latter to make his future home in Ohio.
Mr. Bain made lots of votes for prohibition in Marion Centre. Many men who have been opposed to this measure after hearing this able advocate, now say they will vote for the amendment. Let Marion Centre be the banner city, and Centre township the banner township in the county for prohibition next November.
The Marion County Fair commences at Peabody next Tuesday. Let northern Marion give it a boost.
Christie & Co.’s Bank is adorned with a handsome, golden, raised-letter sign, executed by Glover Bros.
M.H. Stone has sold out his lumber business to J.G. Morse. Mr. Stone will deal in coal and plasterers’ material. In the coal line he will carry Pennsylvania anthracite, Trinidad, Canon City, Osage City and Fort Scott varieties. In the plasterers’ line he will have lath, hair, lime, cement, plaster of paris, etc., also brick.
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