Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • Macon Moment in History, June 28, 1956

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  • The following Macon Moment in History was taken from the June 28, 1956 edition of the Macon Chronicle-Herald.
    A mule race will be one of the featured events at the Centennial celebration on July 4, 1956. Doc Lucas was the chairman of the event.
    Frankes Studio’s special was a Sheaffer’s Snorkel Pen for $8.95. The ink pen was advertised as filling “clean as a whistle through a retractable filling tube.
    Hubert Moehle, Cap Story and Kenneth Taylor were pictured in their Centennial whiskers and hats.
    A 14 oz. bottle of ketchup was 25 cent and watermelon for 5 cents a pound.

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