Watson Elliott returned from Latonia, Ky., where he had been
buying some running horses. He has a classy string now, and expects to take some
blue ribbons next season.
Grant Hickman and son have a blacksmith shop on Court St. in the
old Patterson stand, and they ask for a share of your patronage. Work is
Gay Stalnaker was in town on Friday looking as fine as a
Kentucky Colonel. He is teaching school, and his ability as a teacher is in
Jerome Hardman and Oke Gainer have their broom corn moved from
the fair grounds to town, and will soon commence making brooms.
Three thousand patents have been issued on aviation devices
since the flying craze began. The bureau at Washington is handling an average of
about 90 applications for patents every month.
A pair of $100 silk stockings is setting the fashionable
denizens of Newport crazy. The sight of a well filled 15¢ pair does the work for
the male population everywhere else.
Charley Frashure was in town on Sunday, enroute for Parkersburg,
whence he will go to Beverly where he will move his family in a few weeks.
An unofficial count of 45 has been made in last week’s six-day
deer season in Calhoun County.
Conservation officer Marvin Lewis listed the names of 45
successful hunters checking in their kills in the county, and said that it was
possible that there might have been a few more that had been checked in other
Three arrests were made last week in the county during the deer season. All
three were convicted of possession of deer meat, the deer not having been
officially tagged. Each was fined $100 and costs.