Days of yore
10 years ago
June 5, 1998
Peabody soon will have a privately owned miniature theater called "The Wildwood Flower," open for the enjoyment and entertainment of the public.
Jennifer O'Neal, daughter of Randy and Michele O'Neal of Peabody and Terri O'Neal of Newton, traveled with the Newton High School String Orchestra May 23, to Carnegie Hall in New York City. O'Neal plays the cello.
Penny Hunter of Los Angeles, Calif., and Ginny Malone of Wichita hosted "Summer Time and the Living Is Easy" luncheon at the Morgan House.
25 years ago
april 28, 1983
Theodore Craig, grandson of Mrs. Dorothy Craig, has been awarded a Summerfield Scholarship at the University of Kansas. This is one of 20 scholarships.
Bruce Seebre has had his second paper published in Cereal Chemistry magazine. Seebre has held the position of assistant professor in his department at Kansas State University since receiving his bachelor of science degree in 1978. He plans to continue research in his field.
Jimmy Holm of Burns briefly stopped at the S&S Service Station in Peabody and had the misfortune of having his car stolen.
50 years ago
april 24, 1958
Mrs. Ernest Huns of Fresco, Calif., sister of the late Charles M. Nusbaum of Peabody, died April 18, the same week Mr. Nusbaum passed away here. Burial was in Meridian, Idaho.
Mrs. Leo Reid of Florence, the former Neva Baskins, was admitted to St. Luke Hospital April 20 and dismissed April 23.
Bob Hanneman is one of 40 Wichita University Air Force ROTC students who are scheduled to fly today to Las Vegas, Nev. The group will observe military installations near there and return to Wichita Sunday.
100 years ago
april 23, 1908
Thomas L. Johnson and Miss Mabel Huddle were married Tuesday, the 14th, in Marion.
Miss Effie Kent spent Sunday at home in Florence.
Miss May Symonds entertained the Scrap Bag Club Saturday afternoon.
The History Club will be entertained by Mrs. Crisfield Friday of next week.
125 years ago
april 26, 1883
There was a horse race last Monday between the animals of Chas. Rathbone and John Christ. Rathbone came out ahead.
Children's photos made in 1 second; adult's from 1-5 seconds — by the gelatine bromide process — at Mayes' Gallery in Peabody.
T.M. Potter's little girl is sick.
Doc Buck struck a glass mine in New Weidlein's arm the other day.