|From The Calhoun Chronicle|
November 5, 1901
Little Adda Norman, who has been quite low with typhoid fever, is, we are sorry to say, no better at this writing.
C.B.Shafer and J.D. Cutlip were transacting business here recently.
L.H. Booher and Jake Smith talks of going to the mountains soon.
W.L. Smith will move into his new dwelling soon.
The school at the new school house under the management of G.G. Kelley, is a success.
J.L. Goff has hauled in his coal for the winter.
If no bad luck, T.J. Starcher will have a cellar soon.
H.M. Maffett is doing some work on his house.
There are a few persons in this neighborhood who ought to have split tongues, so they could talk about themselves as well as their neighbors.
We had a very nice shower of rain here last week.
The Literary at the Starkey school house is progressing very nicely. The Sycamore string band is there every Friday night and furnishes fine music, for which they have our thanks.
About all the young people in this neighborhood visited J.W. Bailey's on last Sunday and had a good time. We think they all enjoyed themselves nicely.
Joseph Smith was visiting friends here a few days last week. He started Sunday for Richwood, where he has been working for some time.
O.J. Kelley had the misfortune of getting his foot cut very badly Monday.
Joseph Gibson, Jr., is in a very critical condition with malaria fever at this writing.
D.W. Goff is hauling goods from Spencer for A. Gunn.
We understand E.B.Starkey brought in three ladies to house keep for him.
On last Saturday and Sunday the Quarterly meeting was held at Mt. Zion. The meeting was protracted and we think they will have good success.
S.L. Crawford, A.H. Bailey, D.W. Goff and Flint Stockwell are candidates, but we fear they will be defeated as they are known too well, especially by the fair sex.
Miss Mintie and Kesler Green are attending school at the new school house on Daniels Run.
J.F. Allen started for Lucile, Wirt county, to take pictures.
We are well pleased with our new singing teacher, Nicholson Poling.