Alvin Spurlock, Barboursville, Big Ugly Coal Company, Branchland, forest fires, genealogy, Gill, Guyandotte Valley, history, Lee Adkins, Lincoln County, Lincoln Republican, Logan, Mae Sperry, Palermo, Philip Sperry, Spurlockville, West Virginia, William McKinley Sperry
“Reporter,” a local correspondent from Gill in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Lincoln Republican printed on Thursday, April 5, 1923:
Prof. Lee Adkins, of near Palermo, has just closed a successful singing school here, and is going to teach another one in the near future.
There is a lot of sickness in this neighborhood.
The Sunday school has opened up at this place with a good attendance.
Philip Sperry was a business visitor at Branchland last week.
The Big Ugly Coal Co. has closed down operation here.
There is some talk that the Railroad Co. is going to double track the Guyan Valley from Logan to Barboursville in the near future.
Forest fires have been raging in and around Gill the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Spurlock, from Spurlockville, were the recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Sperry.