April 18, 1878: A carload of the celebrated McCormick reapers and mowers have just arrived and are being unloaded at Perkins and Saunders. Give them a call when you want reapers.
April 21, 1983: Beauty Spot Of The Week is the small, but lovely tulip bed at 318 Spruce.
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January 24, 1878
A hog law is talked of, but we do not think it can very well be adopted.
January 20, 1983: B. Carlin says whenever he shops for groceries his wife insists on giving him a good, clear written list. She says otherwise he will certainly forget one of the items and maybe two or even three.
January 12, 1933: With the time here to pay for auto plates, with tires about gone, with tax paying time just over, with coal bills piling up and various other demands pressing on the most of us, it is sure good news to be able to note a drop in gasoline prices. In Peirce City gasoline is selling from 11 cents up, including tax.
Mrs. G. Barnett is on a three week's vacation from her duties at the State Sanitorium.
July 9, 1942:
December 8, 1949: "Want a turkey for Christmas? Come to Pierce City Dec. 20 when 10 turkeys and 15 guineas will be thrown off four business buildings in the businessmen's "feather flight". They will be released from the tops of the buildings and when they get to the ground the person who catches the bird will be the owner. Five white turkeys will be thrown and only women will be permitted to catch them. Five bronze turkeys and the guineas will be free to anyone catching them. The turkeys each weigh 14 pounds. These turkey throw events have been held in various communities with much interest shown by spectators."