Everyone in the area appreciates the work done by M.H. Dent, who
has just finished painting the Fink schoolhouse.
The assessment of Godfrey L. Cabot’s belongings in this county
has been raised some-thing like $50,000 by the Board of Public Works.
Ira Gherke of Rush Run is very sick with typhoid fever. Dr. Dye
is attending him.
Elizabeth Silcott, wife of the late G.W. Silcott, came in and
paid the subscription to her daughter’s paper, Mrs. C.B. Holliday, who now
resides at Clarksburg. Mrs. Silcott has spent the summer at this place, the
guest of her children, Mrs. Hagan Barr and Mrs. J.S. Silcott. She is a very
entertaining lady, and we are always more than pleased when she honors us with a
John L. Evans, a good citizen of Mt. Zion, was a business caller
in our town last Thursday. While here, he sold a good horse to one of the Range
Stove agents located in Grantsville.
United Fuel Gas Co. is replacing two sections of a large gas
pipeline in Calhoun and Gilmer counties at a cost of $155,000, according to J.R.
Hussey of Charleston, superintendant of transmission lines.
Hussey said the project began this week. Jackson pipeline
construction company of Clendenin is the contractor.
The 20-inch diameter line, originally installed in 1916, extends
from the Cobb compressor station in Kanawha County to Cedarville in Gilmer
Sections to be replaced include 4,000 feet in the Steer Creek
area of Calhoun County, and approximately one mile near Cedarville in Gilmer
Hussey said replacement was made necessary by deterioration and