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An unnamed local correspondent from Gill in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Lincoln Republican printed on Thursday, June 28, 1923:
Miss Fay Gill begins her school here on the 6th of August.
M. Nelson, of Barboursville, preached an able sermon at Gill last Sunday.
Parker Lucas preached a fine sermon here last Sunday night.
Prof. Lee Adkins, of Hager has completed a fine singing school at Sand Creek. He has taught three at Gill, and will teach another one in the near future.
Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Sperry, of Gill, were visiting relatives and friends at Hager last week. They were accompanied by their small daughters, Misses Ada and Maggie.
Miss Maud Gill began teaching the Bradyville school on last Monday.
Brad Gill was a recent visitor in Huntington.
Cesco Messinger caught a 15-pound fish one day last week.
Elmer Fry has been getting our coal bank ties during the past week.
Uncle Harve May was visiting relatives at Big Creek the latter part of last week.
Did you ever notice that when people hear of some little talk that doesn’t amount to anything, how it goes over the country; and then when they hear of anything that amounts to a great deal you hardly ever hear it mentioned?