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“Bess,” a local correspondent from Toney in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Lincoln Republican printed on Friday, August 1, 1912:

We are having fine weather, crops are looking fine.

The recent storm didn’t do much damage in this vicinity.

Mrs. Mary Burns has greatly improved in health.

Mrs. Brooke Adkins and Misses Maggie and Lottie Lucas, of Ferrellsburg, spent last week in Hamlin attending the Teachers Institute.

John Lambert is here from Blue Creek for a few days stay with home folks.

Ward Baisden was calling on friends on Green Shoals Sunday.

The Lucas Bros. have taken a log job on Big Ugly creek of B. Johnson & Son, and will move their families there soon.

Mr. and Mrs. Chilt Abbott have moved back from Buffalo.

K.E. Toney was a business visitor in Logan last week.

Quite a number of our people attended church at Low Gap Sunday. A very able sermon was delivered by Rev. I.M. Nelson.

Clerk Lucas attended the pie supper at Big Creek Saturday night.

Good Luck to The Republican.