125 years ago
AUGUST 30, 1889
Claude Coble, one of the best boys in town, has been having quite a tussle with malarial fever.
Marriage licenses issued since the Record’s last issue: John W. Mitchell, of Marion county, Kansas, and Minnie A. Deweese, of Clay Co., Illinois; M.G. Riggles and Lizzie C. Culp, both of Warrensburg, Mo.; Jno. L. Gard and Nettella M. Dodds, both of Marion, Kansas; D.C. Unruh and Catherine Unruh, of this county.
Uncle Will Kellison has purchased of A.D. Billings the old furniture store and lot, for $3,000. Uncle Will has faith in Main street property, and wants to buy some more of it. Uncle Will’s head is eminently level.
James Snyder, of Lost Springs, has rented the old A.D. Billings furniture room from its new purchaser, Uncle Will Kellison, and will remove his drug store from Lost Springs to this place.
When apples are selling for fifty cents a bushel on the streets, peaches for less than that and grapes at three cents a pound, it doesn’t seem that one can be very wrong in calling this a pretty good fruit country.
Chester Dudley rounded his first decade last Monday and had a number of his boy associates to come and spend the afternoon with him in honor of the event. The time was spent in playing nearly every game known to the average young American, from leap frog to lawn tennis. The fun ended with a splendid supper.