Appalachia, genealogy, Harts Creek District, Henry Conley, history, John Workman, justice of the peace, Kiahs Fork, Lincoln County, Logan County, Lorenzo D. Hill, Twelve Pole Creek, Vance Trace Branch, Virginia, West Virginia, William Straton
Abiel A. Low, Appalachia, Francis Fork, genealogy, Guyandotte River, Harts Creek District, history, Isaac Gartin, James I. Kuhn, Kiahs Creek, Lincoln County, Little Harts Creek, Rollum Fork, Samuel Damron, Samuel Short, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, William H. Aspinwall, William Manns, William T. Nichols
Alla Mullins, Appalachia, Bernie Adams, Bulwark School, Daniel McCloud, genealogy, Harts Creek, history, Logan Banner, Logan County, Lora Martin, Lucy McCloud, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, Whirlwind, Wilburn Mullins
An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on May 10, 1927:
Mrs. Alla Mullins was the guest of Daniel McCloud Monday.
Daniel McCloud made a business trip to Twelve Pole Monday.
All the farmers are getting very busy in this vicinity.
Wilburn Mullins was calling on friends at Daniel McCloud’s Sunday.
Lucy McCloud visited her aunt Lora Martin Sunday.
Bernie Adams has just returned from a business trip to Logan.
Daniel McCloud is teaching a singing school at the Bulwark school house. All report a nice time.
Daily Acts: Florence and her straw hat; Lucy and her pink dress; Lenville carrying milk; Roy making whistles.
Appalachia, Cole Adams, Daniel McCloud, Dixie Mullins, Eunice Farley, farming, genealogy, Harts, Harts Creek, history, Hoover Fork, Howard Adams, Jim Thompson, Logan Banner, Logan County, May Robinson, Mud Fork, Sid Mullins, Tom Mullins, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, Whirlwind
An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on April 12, 1927:
All the farmers are getting very busy in our vicinity, especially Wayne Adams.
Miss Unice Farley of Mud Fork was visiting her parents of Harts Tuesday.
May Robinson says she don’t know which one of the boys she loves best, Cole or Cary.
They are all taking a vote to find out which is the wisest man in town. Look out, Daniel. You’ll be the one.
Wonder why Jim Thompson didn’t want any pillow.
Wonder why Sid Mullins never visits Hoover any more.
Working is all the go among the farmers. Guess the men are getting plenty of chicken.
Daniel McCloud was calling on his best friends at Mollie Robinson’s on Sunday night.
Sid Mullins and his oldest sister Miss Dixie Mullins went on a business trip to Logan Friday.
Charley Mullins was a visitor of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Adams Friday.
Tom Mullins went to see his mother on Twelvepole Thursday evening. She is very ill at this time.
Daily Acts: Daniel and his sweet potatoes; Philip sowing oats; Edna going to the store; Gillis and his silk socks.
A DELUGE OF NEWS
Seven news letters from Whirlwind in less than one week are too many to receive proper attention and full space to this family journal. However, the Banner management is elated at evidence of this interest in the paper’s contents.
Two more letters from Whirlwind come today. That community seems to be appropriately named.
Appalachia, Bernie Adams, Boyd Carter, Buck Fork, Charley Mullins, Chick Dingess, Cumberland Mountains, Ewell Mullins, Florence Adams, Fred Carter, genealogy, guitar, Harmon Carter, Harts Creek, Hendersonville, history, Holden, Hoover Fork, Horatio Adams, Howard Adams, Hubert Adams, Ireland Mullins, James Thompson, Jesse Carter, Julia Tomblin, Kentucky, Lewis Maynard, Logan Banner, Logan County, Mae Robinson, Millard Thompson, music, Peter Carter, Peter Mullins, Peter Tomblin, Sallie Bunn, Trace Fork, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, Whirlwind, whooping cough
An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on April 5, 1927:
The Bible school on Trace Fork is progressing nicely and is conducted by Rev. Ratio Adams and Peter Mullins.
Hubert Adams of Holden was visiting relatives on Hoover recently.
Howard Adams and Charley Mullins were visiting Peter Tomblin of Twelve Pole Saturday.
James Thompson and Miss Julia Tomblin were united in marriage on Buck Fork recently. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson are planning a honeymoon trip to the Cumberland Mountains and points in Eastern Kentucky.
Millard Thompson was visiting friends on Harts Creek Monday.
Ezra Farley made a flying trip to Lewis Maynard’s Sunday.
The home of Boyd Carter at Hendersonville was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon.
Chick Dingess was a visitor to Jesse Carter last Sunday.
Ireland Mullins was calling on Miss Sallie Bunn of Hoover Sunday.
Harmon Carter of Buck Fork was calling on Miss Mae Robinson Sunday.
Things seen daily: Philip going to see Aunt Minnie; Howard going to Mollie’s; Florence and her pipe; Bernie and his guitar; Clinton and his whooping cough; Mollie and her forty four; Peter and Fred Carter making toothpicks; Wilburn and his boots; Ewell watching for a car to come up Trace.
Anthony Blair, Appalachia, Bob Dingess, Burl Mullins, Carl Adams, Charley Mullins, Emmett Dingess, Frank McCloud, genealogy, Harts Creek, history, Holden, Hoover Fork, Howard Adams, Jane Adams, Logan Banner, Logan County, Mary M. Adams, Monaville, Moses Vance, Mud Fork, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, Whirlwind
An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on February 25, 1927:
After so much rain and snow we are having some beautiful weather.
Emmett Dingess, little son of Robert Dingess, is very low at this writing.
Frank McCloud of Monaville is visiting his friends of Harts this week.
___ is attending school at Mud Fork.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Moses Vance of Twelvepole, a fine boy, Tuesday.
Mrs. Jane Adams was out joy riding Thursday.
Wonder why Charley Mullins never visits Hoover any more? Charley, it wasn’t so.
Wonder why Burl Mullins never visits D. McCloud’s any more?
Mrs. Mary M. Adams and children of Holden have been visiting her mother-in-law of Hoover for the past week.
Howard Adams is taking his vacation this week.
Wonder why Carl Adams looks so blue these days? Cheer up, Carl. She’s not mad.
Anthony Blair was transacting business on Harts Thursday.
Some combinations: Mandie looking for Charley; Lenville going to school; Grandma and her cane; Hattie and her baby; Curtis swinging; Frank wearing Carl’s ring; Howard teaching school; Howard and his pipe; Dixie going to Lawrence; Wilburn and his red sweater; Lucille and her Lee order; Clinton and his lamp; Wilburn and his dogs; Lucy going down the road.
Annie Dingess, Anthony Adams, Appalachia, Bob Dingess, Buck Creek, Burl Mullins, Carl Adams, Charles Curry, Charley Mullins, Daniel McCloud, Edward Hensley, Ewell Mullins, Frank Adams, genealogy, Harts Creek, Hoover Fork, Hoover School House, Isom Workman, Logan, Logan Banner, Logan County, Lora Belle Martin, Lucy B. Mullins, Lucy McCloud, moonshine, moonshining, Mud Fork, preacher, Queens Ridge, T.H. Adams, Twelve Pole Creek, Washington, West Virginia, Whirlwind, Wilburn Mullins
An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on March 8, 1927:
Edward Hensley, the prohibitionist, and Frank Adams, the constable, are constantly on their duty trying to catch all the moonshiners at present.
Anthony Adams of Logan visited relatives at Whirlwind Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Dingess of Whirlwind spent Sunday with their parents at Queens Ridge.
A large crowd visited the Hoover school house Sunday expecting to hear a sermon delivered by Rev. Chas. Curry, but were badly disappointed as Curry was not present.
Daniel McCloud has postponed his singing school, as there are several pupils suffering with smallpox at the place where the school is being taught.
T.H. Adams went through town with a basket in his hand Sunday.
Burl Mullins of Buck Creek spent Sunday on Hoover with his sweetie.
Wilburn Mullins of Mud Fork is still visiting Hoover regularly.
Charley Mullins made a business trip to Twelve Pole Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ewell Mullins made a flying trip to Washington, D.C., last week. Guess they had a message for the President.
Carl Adams is still cold trailing. Carl says he is going to stop if the trail doesn’t get warmer.
Isom Workman was calling on Miss Lucy B. Mullins Sunday.
Miss Lucy B. McCloud of Hoover was visiting her aunt, Mrs. Lora B. Martin, of Queens Ridge Sunday.
Appalachia, Buck Fork, Carl Adams, Charley Mullins Jr., Chicago, Garnet Mullins, genealogy, Harts Creek, history, Hoover Fork, Joe Kirk, Logan Banner, Logan County, Lora Martin, Mollie Robinson, Mud Fork, Rachel Kiser, Sidney Mullins, Trace Fork, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, Whirlwind, Wilburn Mullins
An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on February 11, 1927:
Wilburn Mullins was calling on friends at Mollie Robinson’s, Sunday.
Carl Adams was inquiring about the Bird on Hoover Sunday. You are mistaken this time, Carl. The bird’s home is on Trace.
Wonder why Wilburn looked so down hearted Sunday? Cheer up, Wilburn. It may not be so?
Sidney Mullins has been on the sick list for the past few weeks, we are sorry to say.
Wonder why Carl and Burnet Adams were out so early Sunday morning. Boys, the girls never went to singing.
Garnet Mullins left Hoover Sunday morning for Mud Fork where she will stay with her sister. Cheer up, boys. She will come back soon.
Charley Mullins, Jr., has returned from a visit to Chicago. Charley, we have missed you very much.
Rachel Kiser was the guest of Mrs. Lora Martin Monday.
Joe Kirk was seen going up Buck Fork Monday. Guess he was out on business.
We are all listening for the wedding bells to ring, especially on Buck Fork.
Daily acts: Burnet and his Bible; Carl going to Twelve Pole; Daniel and his cane; May and Alice quilting; Grover going to Gay; Nervie and her butter; Charley and his secret; Howard getting the news.
Appalachia, Carl Adams, coal, Daniel McCloud, genealogy, Gillis Adams, Harts Creek, history, Hoover Fork, J.I. Mullins, Jane Adams, Logan Banner, Logan County, Lucy McCloud, Mildred Adams, Mollie Robinson, Pearl McCloud, Peter Mullins, Ruth McCloud, Sallie Bunn, Si Tomblin, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, Whirlwind, Wilburn Mullins
An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on November 16, 1926:
We are having some nice weather at this writing.
Mrs. Peter Mullins is very ill, we are sorry to say.
Wilburn Mullins was the guest of Daniel McCloud Saturday.
Mrs. Jane Adams was calling on friends at Mollie Robinson’s Sunday.
Miss Mildred Adams was shopping in Whirlwind Thursday.
We are all wondering who put the stone in Gillis Adams’ path up the left fork of Hoover.
Lucy McCloud was the guest of Mrs. Sallie Bunn Sunday morning.
Si Tomblin was calling on friends at Mollie Robinson’s Monday.
Daniel McCloud was seen shopping in Whirlwind Monday.
Pearl and Ruth McCloud made a flying trip up Hoover Monday.
Carl Adams is the coal digger of Hoover. Stay with it, Carl. Winter will soon be here.
Mildred, cheer up and don’t look so blue. J.I. Mullins has just gone to Twelve Pole.
Wonder if Carl Adams saw the girl he was looking for Sunday?
Sad news was ringing on Hoover Saturday. Mollie Robinson’s dog died.
Some combinations: Clinton and his flash light; Garfield and his potatoes; Carl and his coal; Mildred and her blues; Fred and his baby; Lucy and her smiles; Wilburn and his pumpkin; Rush going to Sunday School.
Appalachia, Barney Carter, Belvia Mullins, Burlie Riddle, Canterbury, Charles Curry, Charley Mullins, coal, genealogy, Harts Creek, history, Hoover Fork, J.H. Workman, James Mullins, John McCloud, Julia Mullins, Lawrence Mullins, Logan Banner, Logan County, McCloud Cemetery, Mosco Mullins, New York City, Oilville, Peter Mullins, Pink Mullins, Pond Creek, Sam Mullins, singing schools, Sol Riddell, teacher, Twelve Pole Creek, West Virginia, Whirlwind
J.M., a correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on February 20, 1914:
Business is dull in this section.
S. Riddell left Thursday for New York City.
Miss Belvia Mullins is visiting friends at Canterbury this week.
Peter Mullins left Tuesday for Oilville where he will engage in the carpenter’s trade.
Singing school is progressing nicely under the skillful management of Rev. Chas. Curry.
A large crowd attended church at Hoover Sunday.
J.H. Workman has accepted a position as clerk in S. Riddell’s store at this place.
Sam Mullins returned to his work on Pond Creek Monday.
Miss Julia Mullins was shopping at Pink Mullins’ Saturday.
Charley Mullins is on the sick list this week.
Mrs. Jno. McCloud died at her home on Twelve Pole Friday and was buried in the McCloud cemetery.
Lawrence Mullins and Barney Carter are getting out a fine lot of telegraph poles at this place.
Mosco Mullins died here last Wednesday. Fits was the cause of death.
Burglars made a raid on James Mullins’ store a few nights ago; names of visitors not learned yet.
John Carter is furnishing the town with coal this winter.
Miss Burlie Riddle is teaching school on Hoover.
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