Norm Williams Adds Wheel to Batteau in 1897

(05/24/2002)

Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 3/30/1897.

Never in the history of batteauing has there been so much complaint about the wind impeding the progress of the boatmen as there is since Norm Williams rigged a wheel on his boat.