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“Reporter,” a local correspondent from Gill in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Lincoln Republican printed on Thursday, June 7, 1923:
Ward Spears, Coon Adkins, and Frank Cooper attended prayer meeting at Leet Friday night.
Frank Cooper who has been walking track for the C. & O. at Logan was here the latter part of last week.
There is a number of cases of measles in this section. The entire family of W.M. Sperry has been ill with them.
W.M. Sperry has been teaching a singing school at Buck Lick with good success. Large crowds are attending.
Philip Sperry returned home the latter part of last week from a visit on Parsner Creek, Nine Mile, Hamlin and West Hamlin.
The wages of the section men in this section were raised to $3.20 per day on May 16th. Mr. Tipton is foreman and is okay for the business.