Miss Alma Dulin was confined to her room last week with
something like the grippe.
The editor of the Chronicle sold to Boyd Stutler, the editor of
the News, the rooms on the second floor of the Odd Fellows Building. Those rooms
are occupied as a print shop.
Cassie Ayers came in Saturday from the West Fork, where he had
been re-leasing territory for the South Penn Oil Co., on which the leases will
expire this year. The company now has practically all this territory under
lease. They are paying about $40,000 a year rental in that district, where they
formerly paid about $17,000.
“Uncle” Ward Stalnaker of Nicut, one of the pioneer settlers of
this county, was a visitor in town last Friday. He is a very interesting
conversationalist and can tell the younger generation many interesting incidents
of 50 or 60 years ago in this section of the state. He is about 75 years of age,
and one of the oldest officers of Calhoun County.
He and one other, Wm. Knotts, we think, are the only living
ex-officers of the first set elected after the county seat was formed. He made
the first arrest for felony ever made in Cal-houn. Many jobs of masonry,
chiseled out by his skillful hands, will stand as monuments to his usefulness
among the early settlers.
Louis Armstrong of South Charleston has been employed as
administrator of the Calhoun hospital. He is connected with Thomas Memorial
Hospital of South Charleston and a definite time for his coming here has not
He has been serving as a consultant for the Calhoun hospital’s
board of trustees. He has been helping with many things concerning equipment,
and has aided in preparing the
budget. He was in Grantsville last Saturday to meet with hospital and county
officials, and will return as often as he
can until he can be released from his present employment.