We learn that Godfrey L. Cabot will put his Creston lamp black
factory in operation.
Wig Bickel of Parkersburg set a meter on his Freshour gas well.
His company has abandoned the idea of drilling another well in the immediate
future because of the dullness of the gas market. We understand that Cabot, who
is a wholesale buyer in this county, has more gas than he can use and has
several of his wells shut in.
If Nero fiddled while Rome burned, doesn’t Taft golf while
Judson Mitt of Sycamore met with misfortune last Monday, cutting
one of his fingers while hooping a barrel.
Louis Armstrong, administrator of Calhoun General Hospital, told
members of Grantsville Lions Club about progress of the hospital.
Equipment on hand at the hospital is 97 percent complete, said
Armstrong, and as far as equipment and facilities are concerned, the hospital
could receive patients immediately.
Biggest problem yet to be solved was to get a medical doctor
established here. He did report some definite progress had been made, as one of
the doctors who had been contacted was coming this week to look over the
hospital and area, and that prospects were good that he would establish a
In addition to one resident doctor, the services of a surgeon
and a gynecologist will be available on a part-time basis. Surgeon Dr. David
Turner of Marietta will be on duty at the hospital on Thursday and Friday of
each week. Dr. Marion S. Brown, a gynecologist, will be here on a regular weekly
schedule yet to be determined.