125 years ago
MAY 8, 1891
Ballard and Staub, the new barbers now under the First National Bank, have reared the tallest barber pole in town.
Comrade S.S. Brewerton has a pipe which he whittled from a piece of the tree under which Pemberton surrendered his sword to Grant at Vicksburg. It is a pipe of peace now.
Dave Wheeler’s threat to stop the Record for its failure to mention that fine ten pound boy last week, was perfectly justifiable, we are compelled to admit, and we don’t blame him a bit.
While Misses Lottie Aumann and Carrie Baxter were coming down the school house hill Wednesday, the horse became unmanageable and turned the buggy over near the blacksmith shop, severely bruising Miss Lottie and demolishing a number of Mrs. Tilson’s house plants which the girls were bringing down to the opera house. The accident could have been much more serious had not J.H. Hoch and others been near by the horse and extricated the ladies.
Mr. Sam Burkholder, a good lawyer and a fine gentleman, the latest acquisition to the Marion bar, has opened an office in the Bowron block. Here’s to his success.