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jan. 10, 1879

Mrs. Tilson announces that she will sell goods in her line for the next 30 days at cost to make room for a large addition to her stock and for spring goods. Mrs. Tilson’s millinery establishment is a favorite resort of ladies of the town. She is not only a lady of rare taste and excellent judgment in her business but also a refined, useful member of society. We wish her abundant success.

The new Catholic Church at Florence has been formally dedicated. It is a stone structure, 30 by 40 feet.

The supply of coal is getting scant at all the railroad points. The demand for it, occasioned by an unprecedentedly long cold “spell,” was not anticipated by dealers.

A pleasant party of young folks surprised Hattie Young last Tuesday night. Back East, we called such gatherings “storm” parties, and that name would be entirely appropriate for a blustering night like Tuesday’s. But what do young folks care for bad weather?

Jacob Jacobs, residing near Marion Centre, is the possessor of three very prolific ewes. Last Wednesday, each of these ewes gave birth to two lambs, and all six are well and doing well. We recorded a precisely similar feat for these ewes last year, and all six offspring lived.

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