100 years ago
february 25, 1915
Q.R. Smith of Burlington bought the Marion Laundry recently and he and Mrs. Smith arrived a week or so ago to take charge. The Record wishes them success with the business.
The establishment of properly equipped playgrounds among the rural schools is an encouraging feature of Marion County’s educational work this year. In several rural districts we find playgrounds furnished with Teeter Boards, Giant Strides, Turning Poles and Swings, which are doing a great deal for the physical welfare of the boys and girls.
The Hillsboro Commercial Club met with representatives of the Mennonite Church Monday of last week to make plans for the erection of a $12,000 Mennonite Hospital.
The little people are practicing for the Colonial Wedding to be given March 5th. The cast includes Ruth Richardson as the bride, Wharton Hoch as the groom, and Cedric Smith and Harriet Bryan as the father and mother of the bride. Tickets are on sale at Riddle’s Pharmacy.
The Methodist ladies will serve a chicken pie dinner March 3 at the Court House. Here is the menu—Chicken pie, mashed potatoes, cabbage salad, bread and butter, pickles, apple and pumpkin pie, all for 25c. Serving begins at half past five.