125 years ago
march 13, 1891
Dr. J.F. Wright, the dentist, is at the Elgin.
Mrs. L. Jacques will go to Chicago for millinery goods March 16 and will probably return with a beautiful line of which Marionites may justly be proud. Those who doubt and those who believe, accept the invitation given to everybody to call at her Easter opening, March 27 and 28, at her millinery parlors.
Mr. C.D. Harrison, of Peabody, put his hand in ours, Tuesday.
John F. Dickerson has moved on to one of Chris Rath’s farms, near Antelope.
Mrs. Roush has suffered so intensely from an ulcerated tooth this week that she was compelled to dismiss school a day or two.
The County Commissioners met Tuesday to consider the proposition to remodel the court house so as to furnish more office and vault room. The old building will be raised to the height of the new, a two-story vault will be built in the northwest corner of the old building. It is an improvement long needed for the convenient transaction of public business and for the safety of the county records. The contract was let to Sharp Bros., at $2,339.00.
Will McBride has been soliciting funds to fence and otherwise improve the city cemetery—a work too long neglected.