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An unknown correspondent from Chapmanville in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on July 23, 1926:
Joe Buskirk, candidate for county clerk, was looking up Republicans here this week.
Doctor Ferrell gave a wiener roast Friday evening on Cemetery Ridge. It is said one man danced until his shirt was wet with sweat, something that had not happened to him before for five years.
This being the only Democratic district in Logan county, we have a surplus of candidates for members of the Board of Education. The Democrats hate to lose clear out.
Both the Vickers and Tompkins mines have started again, practically everybody is at work.
A number of our young folks went a hiking before breakfast Sunday morning, and cooked breakfast on Chapmanville mountain. It is rumored that some of the boys got treed.
L.B. York is suffering from some strange malady. Doctor Ferrell thinks it is a back set on the sun shine.
...refused to lick stamps for the public.
Quite a lot of our people attended the Sunday School Convention at Crooked Creek last Sunday.
O.F. Ferrell has purchased a fine fox hound. He is a Virginia trail burner.
On Saturday evening the Sons of Rest will award the following prizes to those present: Fattest man, Gold headed cane; Biggest liar, Plug of Brown’s Mule tobacco; Best looking man, Manicuring set. The names of the winners will be given next week.