100 years ago
february 26, 1914
Errett Phillips received word the other day that he was one of the successful ones in the State Pharmacy examination which he took recently. Twenty-two out of the forty-seven failed.
Frank Knode phones that one of his cows gave birth the other day to a calf with eight fully developed legs. It does look as though all sorts of freak things happen under Democratic administrations, No, the calf didn’t live.
The girls’ basketball team from Wichita high school played a return game with the Marion girls here last Saturday evening and won. The Marion line-up that started the game was Grace Van Scoik, Mildred Williams, Edna Frazer, Myrtle Mollohan, Helen Williams and Esther Belton.
Hillsboro now too has a “Cottage House” for the convenience of the traveling public. Mr. and Mrs. Tessman and daughter Lydia are making everything as convenient as possible for their patrons.
Mrs. R.C. Smith celebrated her little daughter Madeline’s sixth birthday with a surprise party Wednesday afternoon. Those present were Ruth and Margaret Richardson, Ethel Lilley, Katherin Bryan, Harriet Bryan, Mildred Firebaugh, Homer Firebaugh, Dwight Beebe, Helen Taylor, Louise Williamson, Mildred McIntosh, Virginia West, Frances Powers, Neva Schlingloff, Marjory Winchester, and Ethel Gardner.