Commodore Stevens of Pine Creek was a visitor in town on
Saturday. He was considerably worried over some sneak stealing the taps off his
buggy axles. It was a dirty trick.
There is a report that work will be resumed on the Little
Kanawha Railroad this year. The old reliable Sentinel of Parkersburg gives it
credence, hence we are in hopes it is so. Men are at work in Gilmer County,
abstracting and buying up right of way, and condemnation proceedings will begin
at once, where it is impossible to agree on the price.
Street commissioner Jake Huffman had a force of men at work the
latter part of last week extending the sewer from Ira Stump’s property to the
Calhoun mothers and fathers often wonder whether certain
activity of their young sons and daughters is exactly the wise thing for young
The anxiety of parents about the conduct of their children is
understandable. Naturally, they are sincerely concerned, they want their boys
and girls to grow into fine men and women.
There is a way in which parents can influence the conduct of
their children. It is not by denouncing their customs or punishing the young
people. After all, growing boys and girls require some form of amusement and
social life. It is natural for them to congregate together. If parents dislike
the activities, it might be a good idea to provide other activity.
Before older people complain of what younger people are doing,
it behooves them to bestir themselves and see what they are doing for the boys
and the girls.