Days of Yore

10 years ago

july 3, 1998

A baby shower was given June 28 for Denae F. Flaming.

Sixty members of the Martin Koslowsky family met for a reunion June 14 at the Peabody Grade School.

From the Mayesville News: Jesse Seibel walks to town with Pat Jury every morning. Pat makes Jesse take a rest on the way back before they tackle the hill. "They ought to name it Cardiac Event Hill," Pat said, wiping her brow while Jesse jogged in place beside her.

25 years ago

may 26, 1983

Pam McPheeters and Bruce Carter exchanged their marriage vows at 2 o'clock in the afternoon May 7 at First Baptist Church in Peabody. Pastor Roger Megli officiated at the double ring ceremony.

Mark Maples of Peabody was among the graduates at Kansas State University at the commencement services May 14. Maples received his degree in business administration.

Daniel W. Kyle of RR #1 in Peabody was recently honored at the Emporia State University Army ROTC Awards and Commissions ceremony.

50 years ago

may 22, 1958

Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Mason were hosts Saturday evening at an Open House in their home in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lathrop who are moving to Ellensburg, Wash. Mrs. Robert Kurtze and Mrs. Paul Baker poured.

Judy Robinson will present an organ program Sunday afternoon in the Brown Building. The music will begin at 3 p.m.

The Skelly Service Station on Highway 50 will reopen May 26.

100 years ago

may 28, 1908

Miss Maybelle Roberts has gone to Wichita to spend the summer with her sister.

Mrs. J.K. Patterson left Sunday to spend the summer with a sister in South Dakota.

Fifty children, from six to 10 years of age, are requested to come Saturday morning and ride to the cemetery on the wagon and take part in the exercises there.

125 years ago

may 24, 1883

Be sure to vote next Saturday on the bridge question. $21,000 is asked for seven bridges, $9,000 of it will be expended on one bridge in Marion, and $5,000 on another near James Riggs residence.

For sale: 150 sheep, sound and in good condition. Inquire of W.F. Wakefield, one mile south and three miles east of Peabody.

Don't buy your fruit cans until you see the Amber self sealing cans which are for sale at Sherwood and Stott's.