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The Somerset Journal
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Mr. T.M. Thatcher went to Cincinnati Sunday to tell the Husky Film Co. just what he thought about them for not getting a picture to him one night last week. "Uncle Tom" says it was rather an expensive trip just to express his opinion, but that it was worth it.
News has been received here that Lieut. Joe Henry Hussing and Lieut. Stanley Waddle arrived in New York last Saturday and will soon be home. Both of these Somerset boys have been overseas with Uncle Sam's fighting forces for more than a year.
After sixteen months service "overseas", Pvt. George H. Lyon of Science Hill, Ky., Co. B. 6th Infantry of the famous "fighting fifth" Div., is at home again. He was in several of the hardest fought battles of the war, injured in the Argonne and served on the Peace Commission.
Captain and Mrs. Paul Dexheimer arrived this week from Camp Shelby, Miss., where Capt. Dexheimer was sent with his troops upon arrival in this country from overseas. He will be discharged on the 15th at Camp Zachery Taylor.
Mr. and Mrs. Brinkley Barnett of New York City are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. N.L. Barnett.
Mr. James Brady of Paris, Ky., has accepted a position in the Shoe Department of the Fair Store. Mr. Brady has worked in some of the largest shoe stores in the country and is an expert in this line.
Captain and Mrs. Paul Dexheimer will leave today for Cincinnati to visit Mr. and Mrs. James Brett.
Miss Sallie Smith of Crab Orchard, Ky., is visiting her cousins Misses Fae and Berdena Gooch.
Mrs. Spears leaves soon to make her home in New Castle, Indiana.
Miss Marana Leigh accompanied her grandmother to Indiana.
Elmer Coon and family of Indiana are visiting relatives here.
Miss Fae Gooch who has been visiting relatives in Crab Orchard, has returned home.
We regret to learn of the death of Mr. and Mrs. Clark's baby.
Mr. George Reynolds and son Loyal left for Indiana to secure employment.
Miss Mabel Acton is visiting relatives in Estesburg.
Miss Pearl Reynolds is visiting in Danville.
Mrs. Henderson and daughter Grace are back from a splendid visit in Louisville.
Misses Jewel and Crystel Wesley of Louisville are visiting at this place.
Miss Mae Todd is back from Springfield, Ohio.
Mrs. Mollie Walcott of Ohio is visiting her parents here.
Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Marcum motored to Indiana to visit relatives.
Kentucky State Sunday School Convention will be held at
Ashland, Ky., August 19th to 22nd. There will be
several delegates from this county. Mr. Wm. B.
Gragg will attend.
Mrs. Edward Padgett and son Thomas of Ludlow, spent the past week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Phelps.
Mr. Frank Phelps returned home Wednesday much improved after a two weeks stay at the Somerset Sanitarium.
Mr. and Mrs. Kendrick Read have returned to their home in Louisville after a short stay with relatives.Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Duncan motored to Ludlow Thursday to visit relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kidd spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Land.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Herndon and son are visiting relatives in Virginia.
The revival meeting at New Bethel closed Thursday night.
Louis Cassada of Science Hill spent last week with friends in Dogwood.
There will be preaching at Waitsboro Sunday, August 10th, after which Rev. Abbott will baptize all who wish to be.
Edward Girdler has returned from Illinois.
George Dagley and wife were guests at Barret Marcum's last Saturday and Sunday.
Coy Coffey is at home after a three weeks visit with his sister in Wayne County.
Jimmy Hudson is very ill with dropsy.
Mrs. Crouch and daughter Anna have returned home after a few weeks visit with her brother, John Frogg in Illinois
W.T. York and G.W. Calhoun left last week for Illinois to work.
Will and Sam Hollars of Wayne County spent Thursday night with Guster Hollars.
Several from here attended the funeral of Mrs. Ollie Sweet at Sardis last Wednesday.
Mrs. E.J. Hines and children of Science Hill visited
Mrs. Frances Hines last week.
Mrs. J.F. Lucas who has been visiting her
father, Hardin Simpson, left this week for her home in
Mrs. Geo. Ingram is visiting her daughter Mrs. Frost in Cincinnati.
Lloyd Fitzgerald and Narval Marcum were in Somerset last week visiting friends.
Captain Dave Heath is still on the sick list.
Mr. Mitchel and family have moved back here.
Crit Nunn is visiting his sister in Cincinnati, also his brother in Akron.
Joe Jackson is at home with his family after being away for six weeks.
J.W. Tuttle has been visiting his mother in Wayne county.
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