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An unknown correspondent from Banco on Big Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on September 14, 1926:
Everything is quiet in Banco at present. The traffic cops are getting some rest this week as traffic is not so thick as it was last Sunday.
Billy Lilly and Miss Louise Pardue of this place, Miss Emma Bell and Miss Stevens of Big Ugly all motored to Needmore Sunday to church.
Mr. H.F. Lucas of Elm street motored north last Sunday. Wonder why?
Misses Marea Lucas and Clara Harmon of this place made a business trip to Big Creek last Saturday.
Mr. Journey Ferrell of Banco was the Saturday night guest of his brother Elbert Ferrell of Estep.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Ellis of Logan attended the basket dinner at Needmore last Sunday.
Mr. Roma Estep and cousin of Hurricane were the Monday night guests of his brother in Banco.
Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Estep and children of this place motored to Hart last Sunday evening.
Among those who were the guests of Mrs. B.R. Lucas Saturday night were: Mr. and Mrs. Egbert Mullins and her boyfriend of Huntington. They also attended the basket meeting at Needmore on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ferrell of Huntington were the Saturday and Sunday guests of Aunt Rispa Stone on Ed Stone Branch.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hager of Big Creek were the all night guests of Mrs. Jno. Hager at this place last Wednesday.
Wonder why Basil Duty of Spring Dale looked so blue while Miss Ruby McGraw of Logan was in town. Bob was all smile, Basil.
Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Ellis sure did do their bit for the meeting at Needmore last Sunday. They spread two large tables with good eats and invited everybody to partake.
Mr. and Mrs. Brewster of Whitman was visiting their uncle, Mr. John Justice, of Elm street the last weekend.
Mrs. C.E. Justice’s grandmother of Fallsburg, Kentucky, has returned home after an extended visit on Elm street.
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An unknown correspondent from Banco on Big Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on June 29, 1926:
Up the poplar and down the pine
We sure do think The Banner is fine.
A large crowd attended the singing at Banco last Sunday.
J.A. Stone and John Hager motored to Huntington last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Thomas and daughter Jenie of Estep were calling in Banco last Saturday.
Frank Pardue of Big Creek was calling on homefolks at this place Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Thomas attended singing school at Banco Sunday.
Miss Ruby McGraw of Logan was visiting her mother, Mrs. Nora Gullett, on Ed Stone Branch Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. L.A. Ellis of Needmore is visiting in Logan this week.
B.R. Lucas and son Fred and daughter Marea attended the business meeting at the Lane church Saturday night.
Mrs. C.E. Justice and son Charles Robert of Elm Street were calling on Mrs. John Workman in Lynn Street Tuesday.
Mrs. J.H. Workman of Estep was a business caller in Banco last week.
Mrs. Levi Duty of Squirrel Branch was visiting her sister Mrs. Samuel Pardue and other relatives at this place Sunday.
Clara Harmon was the Sunday night guest of her sister, Mrs. Myrtle Lucas.
H.F. Lucas and little sister Jean Eleanor were out joy riding Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Ethel Ferrell and children of Estep and Mrs. Mary Hager of Banco were visiting Mrs. Hager’s mother, Aunt Rispa Stone on Big Ugly last Tuesday and Wednesday.
Master Willard Varney of Estep was the Saturday night guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hager at this place.
Mrs. C.C. Varney and daughter Madeline, Mrs. J.B. Lucas and Miss Marea Lucas were the dinner guests of Mrs. D.H. Harmon Sunday.
The girls of Spring Dale and Banco can now don their traveling attire as Robert Gullet has bought a new 5-passenger automobile.
H.F. Lucas motored to the North Pole Sunday evening.
Rev. White will preach at the Ed Stone Branch next Saturday and Sunday. Everybody invited.
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An unknown correspondent from Banco on Big Creek in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on June 4, 1926:
Here we are back again into our friendly circle, The Banner family, with a few items from the progressive little town of Banco.
Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Stone and Mrs. Lizzie Perdue and daughter, Louise, of Banco motored to West Hamlin last Sunday and all reported a very enjoyable day.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baisden and children of Needmore were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Duty of Spring Dale last Tuesday.
B.R. Lucas and son Freddie of this place attended church at Big Creek last night.
Mrs. Charles C. Varney and daughter Madeline were the all day guests of Mrs. J.B. Lucas at Pumpkin Center last Wednesday.
Miss Charlotte Chapman of Estep was a business caller in Banco last week.
Wonder who the girl was at Big Creek last week that laid her arm around a Banco Boy’s neck for a strawberry?
Miss Marea Lucas was calling on Misses Mattie and Ollie Varney last Sunday afternoon.
Wonder how Basil Duty would like another trip to Big Ugly? Why not call a taxi next time, Basil?
Okey Justice of Whitman was calling on homefolks on Elm street last Sunday.
Wonder if Frank Chapman and Jesse Justice are having much success at Spring Dale? We wish them the best of luck. Be careful boys and don’t go any farther than the mill.
We saw in last week’s letter from Shegon an item which read like this: “Fred Woolum sure does look sweet in his new straw stack.” We have a boy in our town whose name is Fred Woolum and he also has a new straw stack. Just ask the girls of Sutton. They will tell the rest.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hager of this place was a business caller in Big Creek last week.
Miss Millie Lancaster, teacher of the Banco school left for her home in Martinsburg, W.Va., last week. She will be missed by her many friends.
Mrs. L.A. Ellis of Needmore is visiting friends and relatives in Logan this week.
H.F. Lucas and father motored to Big Creek last Sunday.
Miss Mary Thomas of Estep was a caller in Banco last Tuesday night.
“Just a little sympathy for a boy whom we know well
Who met a girl at church in the Sunny Dell
And in the parlor when the lights were burning low,
A girl who left for Braxton county some little time ago.”
Success to The Banner readers.
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An unknown local correspondent from Banco in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on May 21, 1926:
Hello, folks! Here we are again with a few items from our thriving little town.
Bernice Hunter returned from Hot Springs, Arkansas, last Monday and was the all night guest of his aunt, Mrs. John Hager, of Banco; then returned to his home on Big Ugly.
Mrs. V.P. Conley and little son, Joe, of Banco addition were calling on Mrs. D.H. Harmon of this place last Wednesday morning.
Hassel Vance is still driving the big team. Hauling from Spring Dale to Big Creek. Hassel doesn’t stop in Spring Dale very long even if there is some pretty girls in that town.
Wonder why Peter Pinder never calls in Banco any more? We sure miss the great stories he used to tell us. We imagine he is telling the stories to his girl in Thomas’ Circle nowadays.
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Vance’s small son, Junior, is still ill with measles, we are sorry to say.
Wonder when H.T. Lucas is going to make a call in Spring Dale? The roads are better to Spring Dale for joy riding, H.T., than they are to North Pole.
Mrs. Mary Hager and daughter Kathleen were calling on Mrs. D.H. Harmon last Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Stone were calling on their daughter, Mrs. Jennie Thomas, at Estep last Sunday afternoon.
Miss Marea Lucas was the afternoon guest of Misses Ollie and Mattie Varney last Sunday.
Jesse Justice sure does like the little town of Estep, especially while his old girl from Slabtown is there.
Miss Susie Thomas and little brother, Virgil, of Estep have been visiting their grandparents at this place for a few days.
H.F. Lucas and his father were out trying H.F.’s Ford last Monday evening.
Mr. Joseph A. Varney and daughter Nella were business callers in Banco last Tuesday evening.
Misses Zella and Charlotte Chapman of Estep were shopping in Banco last Saturday.
Mrs. L.A. Ellis who is making her home in Needmore for a short while was visiting Mrs. Nancy Duty at Stone Branch last week.
We are sorry to say but the doll of Needmore has forsaken all the girls of their town, also the girls of Banco, as he left for Spencer, W.Va., one day last week.
Basil Duty of Spring Dale was calling in Estep last Sunday. Look out, boys. Some of you are going to lose your L.F.O. Basil means business. He’s looking for his affinity.
There will be church at the Banco school house next Saturday night and Sunday. Everybody is invited.
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An unknown local correspondent from Banco in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on April 2, 1926:
Banco is a flourishing little town at present. The hucksters are now going through twice a week. Lumber wagons and oil rigs. If anyone is looking for excitement, this is the place.
Mrs. C.E. Justice of Elm street is tending to her incubator and the mister is getting ready to run a truck farm this summer.
D.H. Harmon’s saw mill at Spring Dale is running nicely and putting out good lumber under the management of M.P. Barker.
Basil Duty is up with the Lark every morning, ready for his job hauling lumber from Spring Dale to Big Creek. The Banco girls may stay with ‘em “Pal O’ Mine.”
Peter Pinder, the great entertainer, was gently rapping at the front entrance of a private home in Banco one day last week. The lady of the house answered the call. The gentleman said: “Pardon me, please, but I want to read your Banner a few moments while in town.”
Some of the occupants of the Justice apartments on Elm street have moved out and gone to other points.
Earl Justice of Elm street was the all night guest of his cousin, Levi Duty of Squirrel Branch, last Saturday. This place has the same name as of old, but not the same game as of old.
The local sheik of our town was all smiles last Sunday afternoon. Wonder why?
Mrs. C.E. Justice and his son Charles Robert of this place left for Verdunville last Sunday evening where she will visit with her parents for a few days.
Mrs. Sadie Ball and children of Hewett are the guests of Mrs. Ball’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Pardue of Banco, this week.
H.F. Lucas was the dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Lucas last Sunday.
Mrs. R.L. Barker was calling on Mrs. Martha Sanders last Monday evening.
Wonder why S.S.L. was so lonely last Sunday? Cheer up, Seybert. Lucille will be home soon.
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Lucas and H.F. Lucas, Misses Norma and Hazel Barker and Bertha Lake were calling on Mr. and Mrs. J.V. Thomas last Sunday afternoon.
Jesse Justice of Elm street left for Earling last Sunday where he will work for a few weeks.
We all expect to hear the chimes of wedding bells at Banco addition soon.
Mr. and Mrs. R.S. Pardue and children were the Saturday night guests of Mr. Pardue’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Pardue.
Journey Ferrell of this place attended the funeral at the Fowler cemetery last Sunday.
Mrs. Taylor Stone and children of Estep were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Stone.
Miss Minerva Vannatter of Dollie was calling in Banco last Saturday evening.
Wonder why George and Edward Ferrell never call around Banco anymore? Call again, boys. Your sweetie is still here.
Ernest Fugate of Holt was calling on his sister Mrs. Nola Justice last Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Ellis of Logan were the supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. D.H. Harmon at this place last Tuesday.
Miss Charlotte Chapman passed through Banco last week enroute to Big Creek.
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