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Subject: [KYRUSSEL] THE RUSSELL COUNTY NEWS APRIL 6, 1939 JAMESTOWN KY
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 05:34:13 -0800
THE RUSSELL COUNTY NEWS
APRIL 6, 1939
Typed as published and submitted
By Laura frost Wright
Health of this community is very good at present.
Mr. JOE IRWIN and his mother made a business trip to Columbia Friday.
Mrs. CARMI HADLEY visited Mrs. MORRIS HELM Friday.
EDWARD MANN was the guest of DENNIS GARNER-Wednesday night.
CLARENCE GARNER and family visited Mr. and Mrs. WOODIE DYKES Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. EDD SULLIVAN, ELIZABETH MANN and MARGIE GARNER were the
guests of Misses DORA and VELIA MANN, of Creelsboro, Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. WILL FLATT, Mr. and Mrs. CARL FLATT and son visited Mr.
CLARENCE GARNER and family recently.
JESSE GARNER visited CARL HUGHES Saturday night.
The road from Olga to Creelsboro is progressing fine, everybody in this
section is glad to see this good work going on.
Mrs. BONNIE COFFEY visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.G. THOMAS
GEORGE BARNES, of Cincinnati, Ohio, has moved into our neighborhood and
we are glad to have him here.
Several in this section attended the funeral of Mrs. HESTER SMITH
Messrs. JAMES HADLEY and HUGH THOMAS made a trip to Creelsboro recently.
Mrs. JOSIE BROWN visited Mrs. ADA GUFFEY Saturday night.
Mr. JOHN LOY who has been sick is better at this writing.
Health of our community is variable due to colds and flu which are
J.F. GRIDER, BEN LAWLESS and L.C. WARRINER are or have been confined
with flu, and BEN LAWLESS is seriously ill of the malsdy.
Mrs. VENA KNIGHT lingers in a feeble state of health, not able to attend
to her household work.
Miss IONE ROGERS has had a dwelling built on her share of the ROBERT
ROGERS farm. WM KIMBLER has moved to it.
Our sympathy is extended to the bereaved family of LUTHER BLANKENSHIP on
account of their daughter and sister MARY.
It is reported that GRADY LAWLESS, son of B.A. LAWLESS, remains feeble.
Mrs. SARAH HART visited at the home of J.P. KNIGHT and wife Sunday.
Mrs. MARY E. WHEAT is not improving much and is confined with
GUY BRUMMETT has been ill for the last few days.
A continuous winter period prevails, not much progress in farming has
Health of this community is not so good at this writing. Several cases
of flu and other sickness is reported.
The farmers in this section have been very busy plowing and getting
ready for another crop.
>From the blooms it seems as though we will be blessed with a bountiful
fruit crop again this year.
NORMAN ANTLE, of Jamestown, was visiting relatives here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. CARL FLATT, of Bryan , were visiting Mrs. FLATT"S parents
throughout the week-end.
Mr. OLIVER MELSON went to Adair county Sunday to see his mother who has
Mrs. LAURA CAMPBELL (of color) died at her home in Jackman Bottom March
25, Mrs. CAMPBELL was highly respected among the whites as well as the
colored and she will be missed by her many friends.
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Health of this community is better than it has been, however, there are
several on the sick list. Miss ROXIE LEACH is recovering from a very
severe attack of "Flu" Bronchitis and ear trouble. Uncle J.W. TAYLOR
from a bruised hand and chest from the kick of a horse, and Mrs.
ELDRIDGE GOSSER from an attack of appendicitis. It is reported that
FINLEY COFFEY has a very sick child.
LUTHER GOSSER, our leading lumber dealer, has employed L.R. NORFLEET to
saw a large boundary of timber on Jabez Ridge. Mr. NORFLEET is now
moving his mill.
Rev. J.D. WILSON, of Ingle filled his regular appointment at Union
The Union school is sponsoring an Easter egg hunt for the school on
FINLEY COFFEY purchased an able span of mules from E.M. ROT of Eli
LEWIS SWANSON who has been staying with his sister, mrs. D.H. ROY
through the winter has moved to the home of his son EARL SWANSON , of
WILLIAM ROY who has been living on L.C. ROY"S place has moved to one of
H. L. WADE"S farms
ALVA GOSSER, wife and their two children, RUBY JEAN and Master RONNA,
took dinner with Mrs. GOSSER"S mother , Mrs. SARAH GOSSER, Sunday.
Health of this community is fairly good at this writing except a few who
Mrs. LAURA DAFFRON and children were pleasant guests of her mother, Mrs.
JOSIE BURCHETT recently
Mrs. LAURA SMITH was calling on her daughter Mrs. LUCY BRUMLEY, one day
Mr. F.M. DAFFRON and son had business in Monticello a few days ago.
Mr. SAM DUNBAR made a business trip to Somerset Saturday.
Mrs. MARY DAFFRON has been on the sick list but is some better at this
Mrs. NETTIE CHUMBLEY and Mrs. LORA DAFFRON were calling on Mrs. LIZZIE
NEAL last Friday.
Mrs. ALMA HOLder was the recent guest of her sister, Mrs. JESSIE YORK,
Health in this part is very good
ELMER BLAIR is getting ready to plant corn.
Bro. L.B. MEECE preached three splendid sermons here over Sunday.
There will be a prayer meeting in the schoolhouse every Thursday night.
It is frre to all.
Mr. BUD KEAN from Russell Springs was a week-end visitor at WALTER
MURRAY"S and attended services at the schoolhouse Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. BECKHAM BARNES and her mother-in-law were Sunday guests of WALTER
MURRAY and family.
JAMES SMITH and PROD HELM were the Sunday guests of ELMER BLAIR.
Mrs. BARNES was the Sunday eve guest of DANIEL BALLENGER and family.
Rev. CHAS THOMAS, of Moore"s Schoolhouse section, will preach at
Rockhouse Bottom Church next saturday night.
Submitted By Laura Frost Wrig
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