100 years ago
june 11, 1914
It was a remarkable meeting — the Republican meeting held here Monday afternoon. Arthur Capper, Republican candidate for Governor, was the principal speaker, and he was given a splendid reception.
Understand that Walker Bros. of El Dorado expect to put in a gents’ furnishings store where the West store — successor to Kern’s — now is.
Henry Schubert brought your Record man some gooseberries which he raised, which are the finest we ever saw. They measure two and a half inches in circumference, and one that he picked measured two and three-quarters.
Anna Carlson says that while it may be all right to make sport of the churches that have the ceremonial of feet-washing, she believes that is preferable to the ceremonial of hair pulling which some churches indulge in.
Dr. J.F. Coffman is a new car owner—it is a Velie roadster.
Mrs. Fred Kreuger suffered serious injury last Sunday. A team behind which she and her son were riding became frightened and started to run, and Mrs. Kreuger jumped from the buggy. Both bones of one limb were broken close above the ankle and she was otherwise bruised. She was brought in to the Marion Hospital and is getting along very well.
Wanted:—Wall paper cleaning. Work guaranteed. Prices right.—L. King in Case Bldg. Phone.