125 years ago
april 15, 1887
We suppose we do no violence to the proprieties in announcing in advance of the solemnization of the nuptials of Mr. Brown Corby, of this city, to Miss Addie Mayes, of Peabody. The ceremony is to be performed at the home of the bride this (Thursday) evening, and the happy couple will at once begin housekeeping in the handsome house on Lincoln Avenue which the thoughtful groom bought for “speculative” purposes some months ago. Brown is a fine young man and Miss Addie a most excellent young lady. The RECORD begs them to accept its best bouquet.
Mr. John B. Greer, a prepossessing young attorney from Pennsylvania, has located in Marion, and hangs out his shingle in the profession column of today’s Record. He will office for the present with Cammann & Reiff, real estate agents.
The Baptist folks are arranging to have a “Cornerstone laying” service on Wednesday, the 30th inst, to lay the corner stone of their meeting house.
The Methodists of Marion expect to dedicate their new church on the 22d of May. Rev. Dr. Adams of Illinois will probably preach the dedicatory sermon. He is a scholarly and eloquent preacher.
Dave Lucas is in luck. His back pension claim has been allowed, and now Dave says as soon as he gets it —some $700—he is going to square up with everybody, and be happy.
The militia boys will not forget to march up to the bank tomorrow and draw their expense money for attending the State encampment last year.