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“Pinkey,” a local correspondent from Ferrellsburg in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Lincoln Democrat printed on Thursday, April 4, 1918:

Dr. Cline of Hamlin quarantined a few cases of small pox here in this community one day last week.

Mr. Reynolds of West Hamlin was here on business recently.

General Adkins has been clearing land and sowing oats the past week.

Herbert Adkins of Harts passed through here Saturday from Fry where he had been transacting business.

Our old friend C.S. McCoy took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Ira Adkins one day last week.

Mr. and Mrs. General Adkins accompanied by his father, Hansford Adkins were the guests of Bilton and Milcie McNeely Sunday.

Little Miss Cuba Nelson and Mary Jones were visiting Mrs. S.H. Adkins Sunday.

We have several more cases of small pox reported in our neighborhood.

Mrs. Oma Messer is very ill.

The cross tie business is looking good.