125 years ago
july 20, 1888
Rev. Chas. B. Mitchell, the brilliant young pastor of the old Smithfield street church, Pittsburgh, I’a., whose eloquence has thrilled many Kansas audiences, has consented to come and dedicate our new Y.M.C.A. building on the 19th of August. Mr. Mitchell’s hosts of friends and admirers, not only in this county, but throughout the State, will welcome this announcement with rejoicing.
Marion has a new attraction in the existence near that city of a mineral spring, the name of which, Chingawasa, purports to be the original Indian appellation. Maybe it is, but it sounds very much like Hoch Deutsch. Which is it? — Peabody Gazette.
Nix Deutsch, Pure Injun
Mr. Chamberlin has moved his grocery to the Uncle Will Kellison brick front store rooms where he and Mr. S.N. Pierce can hereafter be found, the first one with a full and fresh line of groceries, and the latter with a wholesale and retail stock of flour and feed.
Four companies of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry, under command of Col. Joseph Tilford, camped in Marion Tuesday, on their way from Dakota to Texas. The Seventh Regiment is Gen. Custer’s old regiment, but it retains but few of those who served under that brave, but too rash, hero.