125 years ago
october 26, 1888
Mr. John Wilhelm, an old resident of this county, is in town trying to enlist our people in a creamery enterprise. The Record has repeatedly advocated the establishment of a creamery at this place, urging its importance alike to our farmers and to the city. We hope Mr. Wilhelm will succeed in his undertaking. It is a good project, and we believe him to be thoroughly reliable man.
Will Bates is waiting patiently to see if the fellows who carried away the wheels to his mail cart will return them without compelling him to resort to severe measures in their case.
Our public schools, which were closed for a week on account of a case or two of scarlet fever in town, reopened last week.
Mr. J.B. Harris is the proud possessor of a fine blooded colt received from Kentucky a few days ago, the gift of his father.
The gymnasium apparatus has arrived and will be ready for use by the middle of next week. After the election, an effort will be made to organize thoroughly, to make measurements, and pursue a systemic course of instruction.
Judge Foote has been afflicted with a cold for a week or more and has been unable to fill his appointments.
Mr. J.W. Laybourn has opened a job and repair shop east of the stone arch bridge. He is a worthy gentleman, and we commend him to those having any kind of repairing to do.