100 years ago
january 8, 1920
Chas. W. Thompson of Marion announces his candidacy for the State Senate from the Marion, Morris, Chase district, subject to the Republican primaries. His wide acquaintance, his active interest in public affairs, and his forceful manner will make him a strong candidate.
The Loyal Order of Moose No. 992 was installed in Marion at the Masonic hall Tuesday evening of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. S.N. Pierce celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on New Year’s Day. They were married Jan. 1, 1860, at Lincoln, Illinois, where they lived until 1870 when they came to Marion County. Here they have lived continuously, meeting and overcoming the conditions of pioneer life.
Mr. and Mrs. John Gardner entertained Mrs. Ruth Love, Misses Vinnie Wible, Bess Wible, Dorothy Bowlby, Lenore Miesse, Doris Miesse, Helen Roberts, Grace Williams, Edna Frazer, Amy Brose, Cliffie Rowland, and Eldena Williamson at dinner last Friday evening
The following young men were asked in to spend the evening: Paul Shahan, Earle Loveless, Devaughn Dean, Maurice Miesse, Wallis Hoch, Lee Braddock, Harry Koehler, Chas. Curtis, Howard Stimpson, and Sam Frazer.
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