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MEMORIES: 125 years ago

Jefferson Davis is dead and buried. He died last Friday and was buried last Tuesday. The death of Lincoln created no more profound sensation in the north, and evoked no greater manifestations of sorrow there, than did the death of this man, in the south.

Personal liberty has just received another awful blow—this time in an interior Mexican town. Marked copies of a paper from there contain a proclamation from the Mayor that as a railroad has just reached the town, and as strangers will now be coming in, the male citizens are hereafter required to wear trousers!

The committee on the 25th anniversary of the organization of the county of Marion met in the office of the Mayor of the city on Dec. 3d. Remarks were made by Judge Doster, N.W. Gordon and others, relative to the collection of historical items of interest to be preserved. The chairman appointed a committee of five whose duties shall be to outline the scope and object of the celebration and recommend the appointment of the various committees necessary to carrying out of their plans.

We regret to record the removal of our friend W.L. Siebert and family from Canada, Marion county, to the far-away Canada. Will is a clever, honorable gentleman, and the Record follows him with its best wishes.

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