Our good old Democratic friend Frank Richards of Yellow Creek
was a visitor in our town. He has been through many political battles, and no
matter how dark the party’s prospect looked, he was always in the fight to win,
and the victory last fall more than paid this old veteran for the many years he
had worked in vain.
Cal Elliott of Spencer, who has many relatives and friends near
here, was in town on business last Saturday.
F.S. Wilson, the Big Springs merchant and businessman, was
transacting some business in this part of the county last week.
Dr. Dye is having quite a bit of farming done and his prospects
for a large crop are good.
Everett Bennett of Hattie was here Monday with a very fine young
horse he has raised.
R.C. Hardman returned last Wednesday from Ohio and Kentucky where he was looking over the stock
in those states. He brought home two very fine horses, one a draft colt, and one
a driving horse.
Oscar Stead, one of the bright and progressive young men from
Trace Fork, was in town on Saturday.
There is always something new to be learned about the sea, and
those who are not fascinated by the mysteries of the deep, and the strange
unknowns of the oceans which cover most of the earth’s surface, are relatively
Just a few days ago, one of the strange events that sometimes
transpire at sea snuffed out the lives of several students on their way from
to Nassau in the
The accident was caused when the ship--the 110-foot
Albatross--began suddenly taking water. The skipper says this was caused by a
One of the crewmen stated that the squall was the uncommon
“white squall,” which old salts know to be one of
the mysterious and terrifying surprises of nature in the
This is a squall that strikes without warning. It occurs, often,
when fronts are passing over the sea, and it is not accompanied by a large mass
of clouds or any other noticeable development in the sky, which would telegraph