A mad dog in the vicinity of Pleasant Hill last Monday caused
quite an excitement and several shots were fired before he was killed.
It is not known whether the dog bit anything or anyone or not,
but Ira Yoak said he seemed to like lead pretty well, judging from the amount of
bullets he fed him from his “trusty rifle.”
Our village blacksmith, Silas Patterson, has been confined to
his bed for several days past with the measles.
A.W. Hallenbake, master mechanic at the Withers and Vandevender
stave yard, has been away from our town for several days, having gone down on
the Reliance. This is his first absence from this place for many years.
Jasper Elliott of Pine Creek returned last Saturday evening from
Akron, Ohio, where he has been working in a rubber factory. He looks hale,
hearty and prosperous.
The ground breaking ceremony of First Baptist Church of
Grantsville, which had been scheduled for June 19, was postponed for a few
The decision was made by the building committee, because the
architect has not yet completed all plans. Another date will be announced later.
Oldest in membership, Ruby Johnson will have the honor of
breaking the ground for the new church. She was baptized by Rev. J.S. Kelly in