125 years ago
august 21, 1891
Big-hearted John Smith accepts his defeat for the Sheriffality like the noble man he is. He was meanly treated in the campaign, but he comes up smiling and says he will give the whole ticket a hearty support. “You can’t put it too strong,” he said to us.
Married: Runyan-Knapp. By Eld. C.H. Wareham, at the Baptist parsonage, at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 19, 1891, Rev. Will M. Runyan to Miss Lena I. Knapp. The wedding was a very quiet affair. Mr. Fred Spence and Miss Dora McFadden acted as seconds for the happy couple. They immediately took the hack and returned to the home of the bride’s father and mother, where they remained till Thursday morning, when they started for Sycamore Springs, Butler county, where the groom is pastor of the M.E. church.
A delightful moon party was given in Billings’ park, Wednesday evening, by Misses Bessie Thompson, Lena Rogers, Annie Sacket and Lyda Butterfield.
Quarry post office will be discontinued Aug 31. All mail addressed to Quarry after that date will be held at Marion unless ordered forwarded by party addressed.
A little four-year-old son of Mr. C.C. Thayer fell out of a hammock Sunday, and broke the collar bone. Dr. Hannaford is attending the little sufferer, and will soon have him all right.