125 years ago
december 6, 1889
The jury in the case of Dr, Schuhart, the notorious jointist, brought in a verdict of guilty on three counts this morning. This is a good-sized feather in County Attorney King’s cap, and it cleans out one of the worst nuisances with which this town has ever been afflicted. There are still a few left. Let them be cleaned out.
The ladies of the W.R.C. will give an oyster and general supper, also free entertainment, in the Young block, Tuesday evening Dec. 10th.
Mr. C.C. Cunningham and Miss Alice Norris, an especially handsome couple from Peabody, were married in the Elgin parlors, Wednesday, by Judge Foote. The bride looked angelic, the groom seraphic, and even the Judge appeared ecstatic, all of which may seem a trifle to graphic, but that it is not we are emphatic.
The Methodist ladies cleared sixty-two dollars at their Thanksgiving fair and oyster supper besides winning new laurels in the management of entertainments.
The RECORD, which has always insisted that a woman should receive as big wages as a man for the same amount and kind of work, notes with pleasure the substantial realization of this ideal in Marion county school matters. The average salary of male teachers in this county is $51.30; of female, $47.70. The high-salaried Principals are all men, which largely accounts for the difference in the average.
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