Bob Mollohan and family, Mrs. Charley Starcher and children, Mr.
and Mrs. J.W. Pell, Mrs. Deed Barr, Misses Ella and Dode Johnson were
excursionists to Glenville last week on the Clarence.
The steamer Edith H. had the misfortune to sink a large barge of
goods below the Leachtown lock last Friday night. The barge was loaded with
flour, feed, and merchandise of all sorts, much of which was perishable. The
loss is estimated at $600 to $1,000. A large snag or log, one end of which was
buried in the ground, was the cause.
We are in receipt of a communication from Index, signed by
“Violet,” which goes into the wastebasket for the reason that the author’s name
was not signed thereto.
Uncle “Vess” Stump, one of the pioneer citizens of Steer Creek,
and a highly respected gentleman, was in town several days last week. He is
having a gasoline boat built by Roy Stump, which he will have great use for in
the trade from here to Stumptown and other points.
An effort is being made before this session of the county court
to have the road leading from James Ferrell’s on Leafbank, to the ridge near
Beeman Wright’s residence, which has been annulled, reestablished. This is a
good movement and should succeed.
Opening of the golf course for 1961 was discussed at a meeting
last Tuesday evening of the Riverside Country Club.
It was decided to have the local facilities rolled and put into
shape for early use. Members were assessed $65 per family for upkeep.
Peter Zannoni, president of the club, said that arrangements
could be made for any resident of Calhoun to join the club, making special
arrangements to buy stock over a three-year period. Non-residents may use the
course by paying the standard greens fee.
Riverside Country Club is one of the few golf courses in West
Virginia having grass greens. It is located at the end of North Side Drive,