Appalachia, Arnold Barker, Bill Thompson, Chapmanville, French Butcher, G.S. Ferrell, genealogy, H.T. Butcher, Harts Creek, history, Huntington, John Sanders, Logan Banner, Logan County, Morgan Garrett, Singer Sewing Machine Company, Toney, Tucker Fry, West Virginia
An unknown local correspondent from Chapmanville in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on March 5, 1926:
Arnold Barker spent time last Monday and Tuesday in Huntington on business.
We noticed quite a lot of the Harts Creek boys going down to Huntington the first of the week to see the Hon. G.W. McClintie. Some of them said they did not know just when they would get back.
If we ever incorporate this town our first police is going to be a woman. We know she can make one man be good.
G.S. Ferrell has taken over the contract for grading the lower end of the hard road.
Singing school is getting a good start. It is hard to tell who makes the ugliest faces. At present, it is about a tie between Squire Barker and Morgan Garrett.
Mrs. Mart Bryant who has been quite ill for several days is some better now.
Chin Beard Lucas was dealing in real estate here Monday.
H.T. Butcher, the prohibition man, is attending federal court in Huntington this week.
John Sanders, the truant officer, was in town Tuesday.
Tucker Fry, of Toney, W.Va., was looking after the interest of the Singer Sewing Machine Co., on Tuesday here.
French Butcher says he has decided to make some stump speeches during this campaign.
Bill Thompson has purchased himself a motorcycle.