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“Stand-Patter,” a local correspondent from Ferrellsburg in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Lincoln Republican printed on Thursday, April 24, 1913:

Ward Lucas, one of our best citizens, is confined to his room with muscular rheumatism. He improves but slowly.

Mrs. Salena Vance and son, Frank, made a trip to Huntington the first of the week to look after matters of business.

Several law suits were set for trial here last Saturday before Justice F.M. Vance, but for different reasons all were continued.

Peace and quietude now reigns in this part of the Guyan Valley, and in order to perpetuate the same Hon. Geo. H. Thomas, our good citizen and successful timber merchant is preparing to hoist a magnificent white flag over his place of business.

F.B. Adkins, one of our popular school teachers, is home from Ripley, where he has been attending school.

Misses Lottie and Maggie Lucas, popular young teachers of this place, left last Friday for Hamlin where they expect to attend the Normal.

A.G. Adkins, our efficient road supervisor is doing quite a lot of work on the roads, which is needed as a result of damage done by the recent high waters. He uses good judgment in overseeing the work.

Mr. and Mrs. K.S. Ferrell are having quite a lot of work done on their farms. They also enjoy a lucrative trade in the mercantile business.

D.C. Fry, who was shot by Chilton Abbott about two weeks ago has sufficiently recovered as to be out on business.

B.W. Walker, of this place, was at Toney last Saturday on important business.

Several people from here attended church at Atenville last Sunday.