Jake Bennett Constructing New Boat in 1901

(09/25/2002)

Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 4/9/1901.

Col. Bob Miles has a force of hands at work on a new gasolene boat which will ply between here and lower ports when completed. The contractor, Jacob Bennett, thinks he will have it ready to launch by the last of this week.