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Thursday, April 2, 1914

 

L. O. Simmons has erected a large and commodious hotel for chickens.

C. W. Faulknier, who spent the winter in Florida, is again at work as bookkeeper for C. J. Richardson.

The First National Bank is doing some interior decoration in its banking room.

The Marlinton Drug Store is getting a kind of a marble floor put down.

The ministers of Huntington have filed a written protest against the Easter dance at the Hotel Frederick.

J. H. Doyle was down from Clover Creek, Tuesday. He reports the killing of an immense eagle with a spread of wing of nearly eight feet.

Miss Una Hannah, oldest child of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Hannah, is in a Baltimore hospital with typhoid fever and spinal trouble.

F. J. Hill, of Paxton, Ill., sold his fine Percheron stallion to Cleveland Miller, of Academy.

A log tenant house on the grazing farm of Edgar H. McLaughlin, at the edge of town, burned down Friday night. The house was vacant. The fire was probably of incendiary origin, and is being thoroughly investigated. Mr. McLaughlin will rebuild at once.

 

BEARD SCHOOL

First honor pupils for the term – Ruth Moore, Katie Gabbert, George Moore, Anna Jones

Second honor Pupils – Mayo Beard, Edith May, Kyle Beard, Harry May

Percent of Attendance – Girls 99, boys 95.

 

YELK

Since the sun has crossed the Mason and Dixon Line we are having better weather.

Jas. Gibson is making maple sugar.

H. Shelton is feeding the long timothy.

There are visible signs of spring and we don’t want to hear any old hatchet face prophesy otherwise.

The prolonged winter was very hard on dumb brutes and sheep.

Mamie had a little lamb, that surely met with woe, For it perished miserably Beneath a drift of snow.

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