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may 23, 1879

Messrs. Kable and Summers have fitted up one of the most complete woodwork shops in the state. They have erected a shop 20 by 50 feet in dimensions and have part of their machinery already in operation. These gentlemen will take contracts for the erection of buildings or do shop work at reasonable rates on short notice.

Dr. Glover is having stone quarried for a new dwelling, 18 by 36 feet, story and a half, with cellar.

Billings Park will open for the season on Friday, May 24, with a grand dance. Ice cream, lemonade, and other refreshments will be on hand. Brumbaugh and Potter’s string band will furnish music. L.P. Jordan and B.F. Martin, floor managers. Everybody is invited to come and have a good time.

Sam Carter, the boss carpenter of Florence, put his hand in ours Monday. Sam was surprised to see Marion Centre growing so rapidly.

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