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A correspondent named “Blues” from Leet on Big Ugly Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on September 21, 1923:
We are having some nice weather at this writing and everybody seems to be enjoying life.
School is progressing nicely here under the management of W.J. Bachtel, principal.
Here we come with our bit of news.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Linzie Huffman, a big girl baby.
Mr. James Gill and wife and little granddaughter are spending a few days of their vacation in Salt Rock, West Virginia.
Miss Thelma Huffman, Miss Tinnie Brumfield and some other girls were out car riding Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Betty Hannah has been visiting friends in Leet.
Mr. J.B. Parsley and daughters of Ottawa visited Mr. Huffman Sunday.
Miss Wealtha Lambert and two sisters were out walking Sunday afternoon.
Misses Laura and Edith Frye will give a party Wednesday night.
Mr. Irvin Lucas was calling at the home of Miss Dora Skeens Sunday.
Nora Lucas, Angie Lucas, Clarence Lambert were out horse back riding Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Lizzie Frye visited at Mrs. Huffman’s Saturday evening.
Mr. Walton Payne visited home folks last week.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Hordon, a fine boy baby.
Miss Tillie Lucas has gone back to her work at Hamlin.
Mr. Evert Brumfield is visiting friends and relatives at Leet this week.
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An unknown correspondent from Leet on Big Ugly Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on September 12, 1924:
Dear old Banner, here we come with our bit of news.
L. Hoffman has just completed the new school house at the Pleasant valley, Leet, W.Va.
Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Gill spent a few days vacation on Madison Creek last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gue made a business trip to Huntington last week.
Mrs. Joe Lewis and family of Lorado were visiting friends at this place last week.
Mr. Wayne Brumfield was calling on Miss Thelma Huffman Sunday.
Miss M. Lucas of Toney, W.Va., and Mr. Boyer of Big Creek were quietly married Wednesday. We wish them much happiness for a future life. They will spend their honeymoon in New York.
Miss Pearl Brumfield’s school is progressing nicely at Lucas, W.Va.
Miss Aggie Lucas, Miss Thelma and Rosa and a bunch of other girls were at a party Saturday night and reported a nice time.
Let’s not forget the 4th Sunday in this month the big meeting in the new school building here at Leet, W.Va.
Mr. Irwin and Ernest Lucas were the guests of Miss Thelma Huffman Friday and Saturday.
Miss Vergie Brumfield left Sunday evening for Earling, W.Va., where she will remain to teach school.
Miss Thelma Huffman entertained a bunch of girls and boys with piano and Victrola music Sunday.
Mr. Ernest Lucas was calling on Miss Sylvia Cyphers Sunday.
Miss Nora Lucas and George Lucas were out horse back riding Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Feels were down to visit home folks last week.
Miss Lillie Lucas was calling on homefolks Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. L. Hoffman seems to be really busy now a days canning fruit.
NOTE: In the mid-1990s, I enjoyed several telephone calls and an exchange of letters with Vergie and Pearl Brumfield, who were daughters of my great-great-uncle Jim Brumfield.
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A correspondent named “Black Eyes” from Leet on Big Ugly Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on August 10, 1923:
Mr. Linzia Huffman has returned to Logan to his same job.
Mrs. Lillie Huffman is on the sick list.
Lawrence Toney, son of John Toney, died Sunday evening at 5:30, July 28. Dear old Aunt Susie Lucas, age 80, died August 2, 9:30 A.M. The baby son of Dutch Lucas [Burnie Lucas] died August 3, 5:30 P.M. All died of cholera morbus. They were laid to rest in the Lucas cemetery. They will be missed by their many friends.
Miss Thelma Huffman has purchased a fine Victrola.
Thelma Huffman entertained a large number of friends Sunday with her music.
Mr. Albert Gill is putting up a nice dwelling house.
Miss Alvis Walls of Huntington is the guest of Laura Lucas this week.
Charley Lucas and daughter of Lundale have been visiting friends on Lower Fork.
There will be a big meeting at Leet in the grove on the 4th Sunday. There will be eighteen baptized. Everybody come.
NOTE: “Susie Lucas” was a daughter of John H. and Rachel (Haskins) Brumfield.
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A correspondent named Red Rose & Smiles from Leete on Big Ugly Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on June 8, 1923:
We certainly are having very fine weather at this writing.
The girls and boys are enjoying themselves by playing football and other games.
Mr. Wayne C. Brumfield was the guest of Miss Thelma Huffman Monday.
Miss Edna M. Brumfield was a visitor in Leete this P.M.
Miss W. Lambert of Rector, W.Va., was a recent visitor of Miss Hazel Huffman.
Mr. L.L. Lambert seems to have all his attention on Green Shoal as he goes to see Edna Brumfield almost every Sunday.
Miss Thelma Huffman has just arrived home from Huntington.
We had a grand meeting at Daisy on the first Sunday and we are also going to have a big meeting on the third Sunday. We would like to have everybody come.
We are having a splendid Sunday school at the South Fork of Ugly.
Mrs. W.M. Payne was the guest of Mrs. Tillie Huffman Sunday.
Willie Payne was a business visitor in town recently. Come again, Willie. We are glad to see you.
Miss Thelma Huffman is going to have a long vacation in Chicago, Ill.
Mrs. J.B. Gue is a lively visitor in Dally today.
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