125 years ago
june 10, 1892
C.N. Whitaker, formerly editor of the Register, and later the Globe, in this city, was arrested Thursday, charged with stealing thirty-odd dollars worth of new type and other printing material from the defunct Democrat office, in this city. He had shipped the stuff to Caldwell, where it was found. He confesses his guilt.
The old settlers in this region are arranging for a reunion on the 21st inst. As a drawing card, Hon. E.W. Hoch, of the Record, will be invited to give a ten- minute speech.
Burglars blew open the safe of the bank at Hillsboro Saturday night, or Sunday morning—that is. They blew open the outer doors, but before they gained entrance to the money chest, they were frightened away by the night watchman. The safe was about ruined, however, and a new one was at once ordered and has already been received.
Jailor Harry Brown has moved his family into the Wheeland building on the hill. Sheriff Dawson and family occupy the jail alone.
It was a quiet affair, but none- the-less interesting nor binding, that occurred at 4 p.m. last Monday, June 6, 1892, at the Baptist pastor’s home in this city, when Elder Wareham said the words that made Mr. M.C. Rakestraw, of Florence, Kansas, and Miss Maria Hutchens, of this city, husband and wife. They took horse and buggy for Florence, the same evening, where their home will be, for the present, at least.