One of Withers & Vandevender’s stave barges, which was tied up
at the mouth of Leaf Bank, settled on a snag and punctured a hole in the bottom.
Manager Bud Johnson had the leak repaired and the boat is in good shape again.
Oak Gainer and his crew arrived at the Grantsville wharf
on Friday with a boat load of goods for our merchants.
Citizens in the Nobe vicinity will soon have a division of
Citizens Telephone in operation. The line is spreading rapidly over the county.
There was a day, not so long ago, when every young American was
assured that he had a chance to become president of the United States and, if he
failed in that, at the worst, he would probably make a million dollars.
The result of this teaching has probably been evil. Generations
that have grown on such notions have been inclined to grab for themselves and
get all that the law allows, and some of the fruit that the law prohibits.
It is about time that education includes the idea that an
individual attains satisfaction, not by getting everything or the highest honors
for himself, but by serving society in his place, with distinction. The
development of men and women into intelligent creatures, with an understanding
of human nature, is a task that most of us complete late in life, if at all.
Maybe by starting early with the youngsters, we could help them
attain a greater goal in life, and that, we admit, is what life is intended to