100 years ago
december 6, 1917
During church services Sunday night, Mr. Jacob Good’s car was taken from near the church and returned with one tire punctured, and William Thies’ car was taken, and found later on the school grounds, with one wheel considerably damaged. It is not known whether this was an attempt to steal the cars, or was merely a prank.
Several hundred pairs of old shoes for the Belgians were gathered here on Thanksgiving by the Masons.
Miss Hazel Logan and Mr. Emory Hawbecker were united in marriage on Friday of last week, November 30. Both bride and groom are graduates of Marion High School and are young people of real worth, held in very high esteem. They are both teaching school and at the conclusion of their schools in the spring will make their home here.
Earle Rogers brought three wagon loads of hogs to town the other day with his big tractor.
Lincolnville was in the path of the balloon that passed over Kansas Sunday night. The electric light wires were broken near Mr. Poppe’s home in the west side and several feet of heavy cable were found near there the next morning.
James Miesse who was in the hospital when Co. M left, and has been at home until he would regain his strength, received his call to join the company last Friday and left on the night train for Camp Doniphan.
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