Dr. John Korkrean is kept busy these days being the only
physician at this place, who is able for duty.
S.I. Stump, the clever Normantown landlord, called at our office
on Tuesday. He reports that excellent community quiet and peaceable, with a
little foxhunting on the side. He also reports the presence of a large eagle in
the vicinity, which is attracting considerable attention.
Honorable Mical J. Haverty, the real estate man from the upper
end of the county, was in attendance at the delinquent land sales on Monday, and
to say that he was busy is putting it all-together too mildly.
M.W. Hoskins, the Arnoldsburg merchant, was a business visitor
in town. He now has a store in Spencer, and with the duties he has to attend to
at Arnoldsburg, he is very busy.
County clerk McClung paid in to the general county fund $258.92
at last week’s session of county court, this being the 15 percent penalty
provided for him by the legislature for permitting his annual fees to run over
The total amount of the receipts of his office for the year was
We were amused the other day to note where Gov. Nelson
Rockefeller was quoted as having said that “the chief problem of low income
farmers is poverty.” Other editors have commented on that, and possibly better
than we, and this is reminiscent of Calvin Coolidge’s gems of wisdom.
For example, one editor recalled that Calvin Coolidge had once
said: “When people are out of work, unemployment results.” Needless to say, this
is not and was not the genius of the century.
All of which brings us around to the plain fact that 1960 is an
election year. As a result, we can expect a constant blast of political
gobbledygook, and even some significant political pronouncements. In fact, many
of the speeches by certain individuals in Congress will be edited for public
consumption, to a greater degree than usual, because of the presidential race