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A correspondent named “Big Peat” from Chapmanville in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on March 17, 1922:
Our school is progressing nicely at this place.
We are having some nice weather now, and it makes us think about making gardens.
Charley Bryant was very seriously injured when he fell from the porch where he had been working for Arnold Christian Saturday.
Millard and Pearlie seemed to enjoy the sunshine Sunday.
Say, Jim, don’t you think you had more than your share of girls Sunday?
Rev. Carter of Monaville has moved to Chapmanville to take charge of the Church of God.
Annie looked blue Sunday.
Miss Fannie Brown was very ill Sunday, but we are glad to say she is able to be out again.
Miss Maud had a ten cent smile on Sunday.
We saw Rev. Hensley in town Sunday.
Miss Lucy Ellis is visiting out of town.
Mr. McNeeley looked tired Sunday. He said he was not used to walking so much in one day.
Mr. Clinton Ferrell of Logan was calling on some of our girls Sunday.
Sidney Ferrell was calling on his friends in Chapmanville Sunday.
We understand Everett Fowler is going to be the new manager of the Tompkins mines.
Clinton, were you with the blonde or the brunette Sunday?
Julius, did you dye those trousers white?
Is John Bry our bank boss now?
Mr. Newt Muncy, one of our business men here, attended services at the Holiness Church Sunday.
The Children’s Prayer meeting conducted at the Christian Church is well attended.
Mr. George Chapman was seen riding through our streets Monday.
Will call on you again if this escapes the waste basket.