|From the Grantsville News|
April 18, 1902
Plowing, planting "taters" and making garden is the go nowadays.
William Hathaway and wife, of Sycamore were visiting friends and relatives on Daniel's run Sunday.
John Westfall, of Arnoldsburg was in our village one day this week looking after business matters.
On last Saturday night Joe Fowlers store, at Altizer, was broken into and money and good amounting to several dollar's worth were carried away. Detectives and officers are looking up the matter.
H.S. Stockwell, who has been working at Richwood for some time was visiting parents and friends on Daniel's run last Saturday.
Madison Leach is still hammering away at the carpenter trade.
Miss Lula Gibson of Sinking Springs was visiting friends in this vicinity this week.
Yes, bridges and a little better roads are what we need.
Al Gun is the champion horse trader of our town. Al will deal 'em.
Mr. Jack Starcher is doing a fine lot of clearing this spring.
I saw in the last issue of your paper where Frizzie Head's friend had come to fill up his space. Now, Blue Devil must have a friend as well as Frizzie Head. So arise Blue Devil, and tell us what you know.
The Calhoun Chronicle
April 22, 1902
S.E. Keith, of the West Fork, passed through our little Village last week, enroute for Grantsville.
William Gibson, of Sinking Springs, lost a very fine horse, last week.
H.M. Maffett has sold his share in tie business to John Goff.
W.M. Lawson, of Sycamore, is preparing to do some hauling for F. I. Starcher, of this place.
Mrs. Guy Bailey and family started to Richwood last Monday, where her husband has been working for some time. They expect to make their future home there, we all wish them success.
L.H. Booher is doing some hauling for Simon Whitesell (Whytsell).
There was a nice little rise in the West Fork last Wednesday, several people started their timber for Creston.
A. Gunn, the hustling and prosperous merchant of this place is doing a well deserved business, his store is a neat one, and is always well stocked.