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Alberta Gallatin Jenkins (1861-1948) was a famous stage actress born at Green Bottom in present-day Cabell County, West Virginia. She was the daughter of Confederate general Albert Gallatin Jenkins. For more on her biography, follow this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberta_Gallatin
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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.
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An unknown local correspondent from Chapmanville in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on February 19, 1926:
Prof. McClure, the postmaster at Omar, officiated as auctioneer at the pie social here last Saturday evening. The professor can sell pies.
J.H. Vickers is, we are glad to say, able to be out again.
Some local capitalists are organizing to take over the Tompkins By-Product Coal Company.
Revival services are being held at both churches this week.
Cecil Ward of Huntington was calling on his sweetie here, Sunday.
Mase Butcher says he hears he is going to be the first man fired when Tennis Hatfield becomes sheriff of this county.
We have a bachelor here who has abandoned all hope of ever getting married. He is now growing himself a fine mustache.
W.T. Quay of Huntington was in town Wednesday.
The road crew are moving the Godby Branch school house this week, so the children are getting a vacation.
Crocket Hatfield, deputy U.S. Marshal, was in town Wednesday. Some of the boys took with a sudden leaving immediately after his arrival.
The church house at Stone Branch that was being used for a school for the primary grades burned down on Monday morning.
Squire Lowe has some very important cases on his docket which will come up for trial in the near future.
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