The Old Bethlehem grave yard was cleaned up and otherwise
beautified by folks from this town and surrounding communities last Saturday.
Al Boggs has quit his job on Tulley’s stone quarry and will go
to the mountains to work this summer.
Akron, Ohio, is drawing several of Calhoun’s young men, with
wages that are high and a big demand for labor of all kinds.
Mrs. A.H. Jackson of Big Springs is reported very sick from the
effect of measles, which has settled in her eyes. Her sickness has delayed the
family from moving to Grantsville, which they contemplated doing some time ago.
Home Hotel is still the principal hostelry in
Grantsville, and its landlord W.R. Stalnaker is as popular with the traveling
public as ever. There isn’t a better place in the Little Kanawha Valley than the
Cell Fogle was pretty badly hurt last week by a horse falling
with him, injuring a leg.
Assessor R.J. Knotts received a telegram that his brother, J.R.
Knotts, had died suddenly at his home in Iowa. The news was quite a shock to
Bob, as he did not even know that his brother was sick. The news reached him too
late to attend the funeral.
What is the greatest of gifts in the field of an individual’s
personality? In our opinion, the greatest is the sense of humor that produces
the contagious smile, the genuine laugh.
A smile and a laugh can achieve what the greatest exertion often
fails to accomplish. It can set the mood at a meeting, or in a group, and it can
bring about a warm response quicker than anything else.
Have you ever wondered why you enjoy being around certain
people, while you dread the sight of others? Maybe it is because you enjoy the
company of the former and you enjoy it because they are pleasant and bring you
The person with a sense of humor possesses a matchless gift. He
will live longer, he will get more out of life, and he will go further. He can
make friends readily, and will usually be good company.
Try cultivating a genuine smile, and a genuine affection for
people to go along with it, and you will soon be amazed at the results. If you
do not have a finely developed
humor, and are in business, for example, try cultivating a sense of