100 Years ago
february 6, 1913
S.B. Winchester and Son have bought the Reed ice business and now control both ice houses. They have about a thousand tons of ice in the two houses—each being about half full—and hope to get more. What they have is of fine quality.
The John Nelson Co. has just finished a fine office room in their establishment, with windows on three sides, giving a view of most of the lower floor.
The debating teams of the Marion and Peabody high schools will debate here Friday evening at the Auditorium. The Marion debaters are Misses Nettie Taylor and Lucy Martin, and the Peabody team, Roy Russell and Ray Carothers.
Nineteen cars of fat cattle went out of here Sunday afternoon over the Santa Fe for Chicago. Ten cars were shipped by Harry McFadden, seven by Fred Williams, and two by Sam Wood of K.C.
A fine snow fell last Sunday and it came down as easy as any snow you ever saw. There was five to eight inches of it and it was a great thing for the wheat.
Governor E.W. Hoch arrived from California last Thursday and is spending this week at home. He leaves the latter part of this week to continue his winter lecture work. His first engagements are in Iowa and from there he fills engagements eastward, as far as New England.