Days of Yore
10 years ago
july 30, 1998
Mrs. D.R. Storbeck of Winfield was a guest of Mrs. Willard Jewell Sunday through Tuesday.
Francis and Marilyn Payne of Peabody announce the engagement of their daughter, Krishyn Lee to Timothy Earl Caldwell, son of Harold and Marge Caldwell of Buena Vista, Colo.
Ladies Aid met at LaVonne's Wednesday afternoon. Carl and Adah Gilbert were visitors.
25 years ago
june 23, 1983
Mr. and Mrs. Noble Wolf of Burns announce the engagement of their daughter and her approaching marriage, Robin, to Mr. Rodney Morgan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Morgan, also of Burns.
"I want to say a big thank you to my fine friends who sent me cards and flowers and did other nice things for me while I was 'vacationing' in the hospitals in Marion and Wichita. You are a fine bunch of folks." — Ross Mathias
Shana Maples, Beth Slocombe, and Diane White report to their parents they are having an exciting time touring Europe with the selected youth band.
50 years ago
july 30, 1958
Mrs. Helen Potter left Tuesday evening to accompany the Max Jacksons of Marion to Georgetown, Colo., for a vacation.
Heath Baker returned to Chicago after visiting for a week at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Baker.
Donald Herbert is on vacation from his duties at the DeForest Hatchery.
100 years ago
june 18, 1908
Mrs. WM. M. Coy has bought a new piano for her daughters.
Children's Day exercises were held at Fairplay Church last Sunday and were very good. A large crowd attended.
For sale — sorghum seed, kaffir corn seed, speltz seed, and a good, almost new Champion binder. J.E. Tressler
125 years ago
june 18, 1883
Private lessons on the piano and organ are being taken of Prof. Moran by the following: Mesdames G. Johnson, G.W. Shupe, and W.H. Morgan, Demoiselles Mamie Warig, Anna Miller, and Ella Tenney, Messieurs M.W. Hoover and Ed Ball, besides others whose names I have not yet learned. As each take three lessons a week, it keeps the professor busy outside of institute work.
A pleasant social hop was held by the young people at the residence of Mr. Thos. Brindley, last Friday evening.
Brown Corby, the heavy base (music and ball) manages to escort the largest number of girls each evening.