An unknown local correspondent from Chapmanville in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on April 30, 1926:
Here we come with a rush and a roar Chapmanville more and more.
Misses Agness Whitman, Hazel McCloud and Nilla Lowe were out strolling Sunday afternoon.
Miss Ruby Blankenship of Huntington was visiting relatives of this place through the weekend.
Sarless Ferrell escorted Miss Inez Barker home from church Sunday night.
Misses Opa Johnson, Lillian Johnson, and cousin were out walking Sunday.
Miss Gracie Johnson, Broda Johnson, and Minnie Workman were visiting in Stone Branch Sunday morning.
Oza Workman hasn’t been calling on Miss Beulah Ballard lately.
Miss Gracie Workman made a flying trip to Logan Sunday evening.
Wonder who Miss Thelma Scaggs and Blake Bentley are getting along these days?
Wattie Workman was visiting home folks Saturday and Sunday.
Wonder why Biss Beulah Ballard is so downhearted these days. Cheer up, Beulah. He’ll be back.
Mason Rowsey was calling on Miss Margaret Ballard Sunday night.
We are glad to say that Miss Marie Lucas is able to get out.
Otto Shuff was visiting Ed Johnson Saturday night.
We are sorry to report the death of Mr. Ike Jeffrey.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Jordan, April 26, 1926, a girl.
Miss Reva Childress was seen at church Sunday night.
Daily scenes: Thelma and her new dress; Broda and her new hose; Opal and her shingle bob; Lillian and her new dress; Margaret staying with Gladys; Carless going to see Inez; Susie and her spring coat; Tom and his prize; Beulah and her smiles; Gracie and her knickers; Wattie and his white hat; Minnie and her blues.
Naaman Jackson, G.R. Claypool, A.D. Cook, and W.J. Bachtel were here on business last Saturday.
Space will not permit a list of those politically ill, as we promised last week from this town.
It is reported they had an old fashioned head-skinning on Crawley’s Creek Sunday evening near the mouth of Pitt Branch.
Mrs. Burns, the district music teacher, left on Tuesday of this week for her home in Pittsburg, Pa.
Everything seemed to be in the clear here on Saturday night when the state police were here. Come again, boys. Better luck next time, we hope.
First meeting of the Chapmanville Water Works Co. was held last Tuesday. The time was mostly consumed by listening to appropriate estimated for material.
A goodly number of circus fans attended the circus at Logan Monday evening from this place.
Dr. Ferrell seemed to be the only Democrat here that got anything out of the last election. He has issued over $100 worth of pills to sick Democrats since the Supreme Court’s decision. Some of the boys though are convalescing.