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History of Taylor County - Chapter Two Hundred-Thirty-Seven

Some of the older theatrical patrons recall the Wilson Theatre company’s first appearance on the stage of the Opera House for the week of November 1, 1899, and recall the superb action of Miss Gay Rhea in the opening bill, “Credit Lorraine,” as Lendri Castiligni in this French play.

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Expectations That Build a Great Marriage

My husband, Dave, and I have been married over 50 years, and I can honestly say we have a great marriage. But it didn’t start out that way. Like many people, I learned that it takes effort and a willingness to let God change us if we’re going to have a healthy marriage. One of the most important things we can do is examine our expectations.

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Expectations That Build a Great Marriage

My husband, Dave, and I have been married over 50 years, and I can honestly say we have a great marriage. But it didn’t start out that way. Like many people, I learned that it takes effort and a willingness to let God change us if we’re going to have a healthy marriage. One of the most important things we can do is examine our expectations.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Two Hundred Sixteen

Those two famous comedians, Charles Rice Charles Barton, played a return engagement in the Opera House March 16, 1897, presenting their laughing comedy McDoodle and Poodle. The two stars surrounded by a most capable company drew an audience that amply repaid them on thier second visit to Grafton. Word was received in Grafton of the death of Matthew Luzadder who passed away at his home in Greenwood Township, Illinois in March, 1897. He was a descendant of Aaron Luzzadder, who settled in what is now Taylor County some time after the Revolutionary war. A resident of Grafton at its beginning, he conducted a hotel on the site now covered

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