110 years ago
March 20, 1913
Sidney “Sid” Holder made a trip to Topeka last week to visit with his daughter, Lizzie Holder. It was the first time he had been out of the county for 25 years. For so many years that no one can remember, when he wasn’t there, he has been handling poultry and eggs for Loveless and Sons, and if there ever was a more faithful employee, he has not yet been heard from.
In response to a request, Dave Lucas has sent his photograph to Alex Case for placing with others in the courthouse collection. He was county commissioner of Marion County from 1869 to 1873.
The girls’ basketball team took part in the state tournament last week at Lawrence. Although they didn’t bring home any cups, they made a good showing. Helen Williams was chosen as one of the guards on the all-state girls’ team.
The Aliquid Novi Club met Monday evening with Mary Constant. Favors given were needle-books in the shape of shamrock leaves. A very enjoyable evening was spent.
I.E. Runyan went to New Mexico yesterday to continue residence on his claim which he is “proving up” down there.
Owners of evergreen trees in Highland Cemetery are requested to trim branches that extend beyond their lot lines. If not done by April 1, trimming will be done by the board of directors.
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