125 years ago
january 27, 1888
The Marion schools are making elaborate preparations for observing “Kansas Day” next Monday evening. The exercises will be held in the Opera House, and will be highly interesting.
The owner of a stray pig can learn of its whereabouts by calling at this office.
The Marion Abstract and Investment Company is the latest incorporated business in the city. C.S. Winslow is president and Geo. A. Howe, secretary. Here’s to success of the new firm. These gentlemen are competent and in every way reliable, and we can heartily commend them.
T.E. Mitchell has bought out M.L. Bradley’s milk business and will continue on the old route.
The People’s Comedy Company will give a matinee Saturday afternoon for ladies and children. Admission to all parts of the house, 10 cents.
Died, Tuesday evening at half-past seven o’clock, at his home five miles north of Marion, Mr. Wm. Utting, of inflammation of the bowels.
The “oldest inhabitants” are recalling the winter of 1864 in a desperate effort to remember a worse winter than this.
Until Prof. Snow is officially heard from, we shall insist that the mean temperature in Kansas during any month of January was never before as mean as it has been this month.