W.H. Dick, one of our merchants, was in Somerset Monday
on business. Misses Lula and Rhetta Adams and
brother, Lewis, spent last Wednesday with their sister,
Mrs. Mabel Jasper of Mt. Hope. Mrs. Laura Dick
visited her brother, James Hendricks last Tuesday.
Mr. Lafayette Hurt who has been clerking in C.C. Cooper's
store, returned to his home in Wayne County last
week. Misses Elizabeth and Dorothy Jasper and Mr.
Velber Jasper are spending a few days in Adair County
with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Coffey, and
other relatives. Mr. Otis Baugh who is working at
Stearns, visited home folks last week. Mr. W.A.
Adams and family have moved here on Mr. Jason E.
Lawhorn's farm. Mr. Gid Jasper sold a work mule to
George Dick, of Bethlehem, for about $225. Mrs.
Anna B. Dick spent Monday with Mrs. Effie Adams.
Mr. Luther Cooper has returned home from Stearns, where
he has been at work for several weeks. Mr. W.H.
Dick and John F Adams traded work mules last week and Mr.
Dick paid a difference of $75.
Keno. The farmers of this
community are making preparations for farming another
year. Rosco Wilson was shot Sunday night with a 22
pistol. The shot entered the eye and was badly
injured he was taken to Somerset Monday for an
operation. We hope he will soon recover.
Edward Davis the 6 year old child of Archie Davis was
kicked by a horse and badly injured. Clarence
Hancox has quit railroading and taken a position helping
Newel Morrow farm. John Tucker of Oak Hill was the
guest of Miss Donnie Cassada the past few days.
Mrs. Maggie Wilson was the guest of her mother-in-law
last Sunday night. Mrs. E.V. Branscum spent last
Sunday with her son, Ed Branscum. Mr. Lester Davis
and Clarence Hancox and Miss Bertha Wilson and Ollie
Wilson were the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Branscum last
Saturday. Clarence Hancox and Donnie Cassada have
been picking geese for Mrs. Newel Morrow. A large
crowd attend the singing Saturday night at Mt. Union.
Ingle. We are having some bad weather at this
time. Mrs. Floy Kissee is worse at this
writing. Mrs. Elizabeth Allen is no better at this
time. Mrs. Millie Brown is on the sick list.
Mr. Willie Delk and wife are visiting her mother, who is
very ill at this time. Mr. Edwin Weddle visited his
mother Saturday afternoon. Mr. Frank Allen is
visiting relatives near Ingle. Marshal Vaughn
started to Illinois Sunday. Mr. W.S. Wilson is
teaching a singing at Liberty with a large
attendance. Mr. Chester Kissee and wife visited
relatives the fore part of the week. Miss Gertrude
and Susie Kissee visited Mr. I.R. Kissee's Friday
evening. Miss Pearl Emerson and mother visited Mr.
and Mrs. J.T. Schoolcraft Monday. Mrs. Eliza
Schoolcraft visited Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Schoolcraft
Wednesday. Miss Ida Kissee visited Miss Beulah
Foster Saturday evening. Miss Fannie Roy visited
Mrs. I.C. Roysdon Saturday evening.
Valley Oak. Most people of our neighborhood did not
like to see this snow as they were scarce of fuel. Misses
Laura Daniel and Linda Buchanan spent Saturday night at
W.C. Wyrick's. Rev. Jerry Farley and wife visited at Sam
Childers last week. Mrs. Martha Farmer is very sick
at this writing. D.B. Wyrick and wife spent part of
last week with Rev. H.S. Measel and Jas. Martin near
Clarence, Ky. Mrs. D. Couch and children left last
Thursday to join her husband in Ohio. Tom Eldridge
and wife were in Somerset Tuesday buying goods
for their store. Mr. Stevens and family have moved
here and have taken charge of the post office and store
at Valley Oak. Chas. B. Thompson of Walnut Grove,
spent Thursday night at home. Mr. Charles Thompson
and family have moved to Somerset. Rev. Jerry
Farley preached at Pleasant View school house last
Thursday and Friday nights. Very bad colds are
raging in this vicinity. Most everybody you talk
with are suffering from cold in some form. Sam
Childers was in Somerset Friday. We think the old
saying about the ground hog has failed this time for it
never saw its shadow on the 2nd, but the weather has been
very unpleasant nearly every day since.New Bethel.
Lots of folks were surprised to find this big snow on
morning. Aunt Malinda Ashbrook is still
complaining. Wade Gossett's children have the
whooping cough. Jack McBeath is very ill at this
writing. Rev. J.S. Abbott is no better at this
time. Lola White has been spending a few days in
Somerset. Jack Edwards temper was very much stirred when
some one passed the other night and shot at his
dog. The bullet went in the house. Fred
Prather is some better. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Bolin
were Saturday night guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Prather. Arlie Tartar and sister Zula Mayfield,
visited Mrs. Edgar Prather, Friday night. Little
Zula Mayfield spent two weeks with her sister, Mrs.
Robert Girdler. Raymond Gossett has gone
again. Will Gossett has accepted the offer of
Coleman Jones as driver on his drumming routes. Jim
Kenney has moved back across the creek. Mrs. Rhoda
Vaughn visited at J.S. Abbott's Sunday. Myrtle
Gossett went to town Saturday as usual.
Todd. Mr. Jennings Acton
visited Miss Sarah Susan Osborne last Saturday
night. Mrs. Mattie Nelson was visiting friends near
Good Hope Friday. Mr. Jeff Acton went to Eubank
Friday on business. Meeting was rather dull at Good
Hope Sunday. The snow is 12 or 15 inches deep up
here. Estella Acton, who has had the mumps, is
improving now. Misses Tilda Acton and Retna Taylor
visited Miss Stella Acton last Saturday evening.
The singing was begun at Good Hope last Thursday night by
Mr. Jas. Martin. They will continue to practice
every Thursday night till the county singing.
People in this vicinity have been gardening some.
Looks like now the weather is very favorable.
Meece. Mrs. Sophia Dykes and two children came home
from Akron, Ohio, last Friday. Rev. Steele of the
Bent, preached at Pleasant Ridge church last
Sunday. Walter Brown is at Cedar Grove building a
house on the land he purchased from his father-in-law,
Mr. Geo. P. Meece. The Holiness people are holding
a series of meetings at Wesley Chapel. Born, to the
wife of James Mounce, a boy. Thomas Hail has
purchased a farm from Andrew Sears. Charlie Ping
has commenced grading on the road leading from Wm. Jones
store to Buck Creek. Mrs. Ethel Creigh visited Mrs.
Charity Heath of Haynes who is very ill at this writing.
Floyd. We are having some
real winter weather at this writing. The snow in
this vicinity is deeper than it has been in two or three
years. It has put the farmers to getting wood
instead of plowing. Mrs. Belle Trivett returned
home last Monday from Science Hill after spending four
weeks with her son, Mr. E.W. Trivett. Rev.
Cleveland Wheeldon passed through here Saturday afternoon
en route to Fishing Creek to fill his appointment.
Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Surber were in Somerset last week
visiting friends. Mr. Reece of Tennessee was a
visitor of Mr. W.M. Jenkins one night last week.
Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Surber were visitors of Jas. E. Todd
and family last Thursday night and Friday. Chas.
Nelson and Rice McClure were making good use of the snow
Sunday sleigh riding. Mrs. Roby L. Johnson and
children of Somerset are visiting relatives at this place
for a few days. Mrs. W.H. Warren returned home from
Somerset one day last week. Mr. M.C. Higgins was in
Science Hill and Somerset Friday night and
Saturday. W.R. Estes and family called on Mrs. Kate
Singleton Sunday afternoon. Master Dallas Gragg
entertained his little friend, Burrell Trivett Friday
night. "Aunt" Jane Stout spent several
days last week with "Uncle" Sam Harrington and
family. M.P. Estes and family were visitors of W.R.
Estes and family last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. S.C.
Hines of Cincinnati, O., were visiting relatives here
last week. They were accompanied home by his
mother, Mrs. Katherine Hines. Mrs. Maud Trivett and
little son were visiting Mrs. R.M. Trivett one night last
|Tick Ridge. We
are having some snow in this part. Mr. John V.
Garner visited Mr. Russ Wilson Saturday night and Sunday
night. Mr. Fred Roberts visited Mr. Willie Wilson
Saturday night and Sunday. Mrs. Mary J. Faughn
visited Mrs. Lener Wilson one day last week. Mr.
Joe Vaughn is making a crop at his grandfather's this
year. Mr. Hobert Wilson, Fred Roberts, Earl Wilson,
and Will Wilson were the Sunday guests of Mr. Joe
Vaughn. Mr. Marchel Vaughn and family visited Mr.
Doss Wilson Wednesday night. Mr. Vaughn had his
sale Wednesday and left for Illinois.
Nancy. Farmers of this vicinity are not moving much
now on account of a snow blockade. Ollie Webb is
making arrangements to leave this town. We regret
very much to see him leave us. Mrs. Margis
Albertson visited her mother last Friday. Mr. V.
Turpen will ship a car load of hogs this week. The
Nancy school closed last Friday. There was a large
number present and everyone reported a good time.
Mr. Tim Tartar and family visited Mr. W.D. Dalton last
Sunday. Rev. Wesley Colyer filled his regular
appointment at Nancy last Saturday. Brother Colyer
usually comes regardless of the weather. The White
Oak church is to be congratulated for employing a pastor
so able, so devoted and so true to the service of
God. Mrs. Virle Albertson spent two days last week
with her grandmother.
Wilson Chapel. Mr. Geo. F. Thompson
spent Saturday night and Sunday at W.R. Esterly's.
Miss Martha Wilson and Mrs. A.J. Wilson were in Science
Hill Friday on business. Miss Maud Wilson spent
Saturday night and Sunday at A.J. Wilson's and attended
the singing. There will be a revival begin at
Wilson Chapel Sunday, February 27. Earl Wilson
spent Saturday night with Hollis Wilson. Albert Henderson
has moved to Geo. Elliott's place. Frank Manning
spent Saturday night in Somerset. Mr. and Mrs.
Aaron Cox visited at J.B. Girdler's Saturday night.
Beech Grove. Rev. Miller failed to fill his monthly
appointment at this place Saturday night and
Sunday. Mrs. Mary Dye visited Mrs. Ellen Taylor
last week. Mrs. Ross Phelps and sister, Miss Winnie
Abbott visited Mrs. Layont Irvine and mother
Saturday. Mrs. Harrison visited Mrs. Ellen Taylor
one day last week. The Daulton girls of Ringgold
visited Mrs. Mollie Jasper Saturday night. Miss
Audrey Rainwater is visiting her sister Mrs. Arling
Jasper. John Wesley visited his cousin Ross Phelps
Friday night. Abe Phelps visited his sister, Mrs.
Monte Stone one night last week. Mrs. Tommie West
and daughter visited Mrs. Layton Irvine one day last
week. Abe Phelps was the guest of his cousin John
Wesley one night last week. Arling Jasper is
suffering with a very bad eye, covered with an abscess on
the eyelid. A large number of the farmers from here
were in town Saturday buying their oat seed.
Mintonville. The men folks of this community met
and covered the new M.E. church last Tuesday and
Wednesday. The ladies of the church set a nice
dinner for them. Mrs. Alpha Jasper and Miss Kate
Dye visited R.C. Tarter's at Cain's Store Friday.
Mr. Otha and Van Hines, Herman Dye and Hershel Spaw
attended the spelling at Cain's Store Friday night.
Born, to the wife of H.C. Walker, a boy. Mr. Archie
Taylor made his regular call on Miss Edith Hines
Sunday. Mrs. Alpha Jasper and Miss Kate Dye visited
at R. Carter's Sunday evening. Master O.V. Jasper
is visiting his grandmother, Mrs. Martha Jasper, for a
few days. The winter school at Mintonville closed
Friday. Mr. Bernard Tarter of Cain's Store visited
his brother LaRue Tarter of Mintonville Sunday.
Soules Chapel. The weather was too bad for services
her Sunday. Mrs. Ralph Smith spent last week with
her parents at Waynesburg and returned to her position in
Crab Orchard until the bank could secure another clerk,
and Mr. Smith is in Stanford working in a garage.
We miss them here. Mrs. Emily McGahan has moved
back to her farm in the country. Miss Katherine
King spent Thursday night with Mrs. Tally. Mr.
Keyes is very much pleased over the returns on his
tobacco. He averaged about 30 cents per pound on
850 pounds. Mr. and Mrs. Vestal Shadoan have moved
to the Mrs. Nannie Meece place. Several from here
took the examination for common school diploma and all
seemed to be successful. Mr. T.L. King's house
caught on fire Saturday night about 2 o'clock but
fortunately they awoke and extinguished it before much
damage was done. It caught from a grate. Mrs.
C.B. McDowell spent Thursday with Mrs. C.T. Cundiff. Miss
Helen and Lillian Cundiff spent Thursday night with Lera
and Marie Colyer. Miss Janie Gilmore spent the
weekend in Somerset with relatives. Miss Lottie and
Nannie Evans are visiting their grandfather at Pine
Hill. Mrs. Molley Bryant visited Mrs. Bell Gover
Quinton. Mr. Robert Lovell has been on the sick
list but is better at present. Mr. Smith of
Burnside, took dinner with Mr. Robert Lovell Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hollars spent last Monday with
their sister, Mrs. Joe Claunch. Mrs. John Silvers
spent last Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. J.A.
Simpson. Miss Carrie Lovell called on Mrs. Ran Erp
last Tuesday. Marshall East, Ed Mayfield, Harvey
Gover and Will Silvers called on Earl and Ray Lovell last
Tuesday evening. Miss Ida Gibson spent Wednesday
afternoon with her sister. Mrs. Will Hollars, Mrs.
J.W. Halcomb and children spent Thursday with her mother,
Mrs. Bob Lovell. Mr. John Halcomb was in Somerset
last Saturday on business. Mr. Geo. Garrett has
just returned from Torrent, Ky. Miss Mary E.
Garrett is going to school at Richmond, Ky. Her
absence will be regretted by her many friends. Mr.
Smith of Burnside organized a singing school at Lovell's
Chapel. Mrs. John Halcomb spent Monday and Tuesday
in Burnside. Mrs. Delia Ryan and Polly Lovell
called on Miss Easter Turpin Thursday. Miss Carrie
Lovell spent Saturday and Sunday with her aunt and uncle,
Mr. and Mrs. John Edwards of Bronston, Ky. Mr. Lee
Gibson, Miss Ida Gibson, Miss Belle Lovell and Miss
Carrie Lovell spent last Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Joe
Claunch of Burnside. Jeff Lovell and Sam Hollars
spent Sunday night with Mil Hollars. Mrs. Margis
Halcomb spent last Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Lola
Hollars. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Owens of Glenmary,
Tenn., visited their mother, Mrs. John Hollars, last
Saturday and Sunday. Miss Carrie Lovell spent last
Thursday night with her sister. Mrs. John Halcomb,
Mr. James Rutherford attended church at Lovell Chapel
last Sunday. Mr. Chyle Gibson visited his sister,
Nancy Claunch, last Sunday. Miss Belle Lovell spent
last Sunday night with Miss Ida Gibson. Miss
Carrie Lovell called on Mrs. Sarah Silvers last
Monday. Miss Ella Jones and Lida Foster spent last
Monday with Mrs. J.W. Halcomb. Miss Mary Silvers
attended church at Lovell's Chapel last Sunday. Mr.
Finely Hardwick has returned from Texas. Mr. Bob
Lovell has about completed a barn for W.M. Gibson.
Mr. Harvey Gover called on his aunt, Mrs. John Edwards of
Bronston, last Monday and brought his cousin, Carrie
Lovell home. Mr. and Mrs. Owens Corender visited
their father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Will Sullivan
Sunday. Mr. Chris Alexander, Sr., spent last Monday
night with his granddaughter, Mrs. Will Hollars.
Mr. Lee Gibson and Chyle and Chris Alexander, Jr.,
attended the singing at Lovell's Chapel last Monday
night. Mr. T. Bray called on J.A. Simpson last
Monday night. Mr. Glynn Halcomb called on his
grandfather, Isaac Halcomb, last Monday. Miss
Carlena and Lucile Halcomb spent last Thursday with their
aunt, Carrie Lovell. Miss Carrie Lovell was in
Burnside last Monday shopping. Mrs. John Fulton of
Burnside visited their mother, Mrs. Turpin of
Quinton. Miss Effie Correll is visiting her
sister. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Colyer and son,
Wesley, were in Somerset shopping on Friday. Mr.
John Godsey, of Bronston, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Bruce New Sunday. Mr. George Colyer purchased a
fine pair of mules from J.W. Stigall. Mr. John
Woodson made a business trip to Monticello Friday.
A crowd of boys from here attended prayer meeting at
Tarterville Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. A. Sullivan
are rejoicing over the arrival of a fine boy. Mr.
Froggie purchased a cow from J.D. Woodson. Mr.
Robert Flynn was the guest of Mr. Wesley Colyer Sunday
afternoon. Mrs. Bruce New called on Mrs. Bruce
Colyer Sunday afternoon. Chas. and George Garrett
have returned home from Torrent. Miss Eliza Garrett
of Tateville, spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Rufus
Hardwick. Rev. Turner delivered an excellent sermon
Sunday at Lovell Chapel. Mr. and Mrs. Ran Erp and
baby, Clifford, were the Saturday night and Sunday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Clayborn Sloan. Mrs. Bruce New and
children visited Mrs. John Woodson Monday
afternoon. Mrs. Heaten Colyer of Burnside, has come
over to spend the winter with her son, Mr. Bruce Colyer,
on account of her health. Mr. John Godsey of
Bronston, purchased a fine heifer from Mr. Bruce
New. Mr. Chas. Hardwick called on Mr. George Colyer
Sunday. Mrs. John Silvers visited her sister
Tuesday evening. Mr. I.W. Halcomb is very ill at
this writing. Miss Laura Colyer called on her aunt,
Mrs. George Colyer, Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. J.D.
Woodson spent Wednesday with Mrs. Bruce New. Mrs.
Elizabeth Garrett spent Wednesday night with her niece,
Mrs. Rufus Hardwick. Mr. Elmer Flynn called on Miss
Eliza Garrett Wednesday evening. Mr. Everett and
Delbert Colyer of Tateville, spent Saturday night and
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nicholas. Mrs. Vangie
Colyer is on the sick list this week. Miss
Mary Garrett spent Sunday with Miss Erie Wallace.
Mrs. Ida Colyer of Somerset spent Friday night with Mrs.
Geo. Colyer. Mr. Bruce New is scraping a pond for
Mr. Bruce Colyer. Miss Lucy Hall of Antioch is
visiting Mrs. Geo. Colyer. Mrs. Bruce New is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Godsey of