|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 4/9/1901.
Editor of the Chronicle: Not seeing anything in your paper from
these parts, I will try to give you a few of the happenings, and if this
should escape the waste basket I may come again.
Our farmers are preparing to plant large crops.
Perry Perkins one of the hard working citizens of this community is
clearing extensively this spring. If we had more such men as Perry
the forests would soon be converted into fields waving with grain.
The school at this place is progressing nicely.
A.J. Yoak is confined to his room with quinsy we hope for his speedy
Robbie Osburn, has gone to Missouri in search of his health.
Eddie Peninger's smiling face was seen on our sidewalks last week.
J.A.C. Smith, one of Calhoun talented young men was in attendance at
the Stringtown literary last Friday night.
W.H. Osburn is engaged at present at his trade, that is, fox hunting.
Ed Kelley is now wearing his Sunday face every day. It is easy
to guess why.
The Stringtown Literary Club, held an interesting session at the school
house, last Friday night. Subject, Resolved: "That the death
penalty should be inflicted for crime." To affirm, C.M. Geho, Ivy
Yoak, R.P. Bell, W.J. Mathews and J.A.C. Smith. To deny, T.J. Burrows,
Mc Barr, L.S. Peninger, A.J. Yoak and J.A. Westfall. Decision in
favor of the affirmative.