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Visiting the Past  

Visiting The Past
1916


Olive Springs, Sept. 15, 1916:  Mrs. John S. Wilson gave a quilting party on Tuesday to matrons and at night about fifty young boys and girls were invited in and after several games suitable for the occasion ice cream and cake were served.

Mr. L. Y. Rogers has the contract to clean off Olive Springs: Maloney Springs cemetery, those being appointed on the committee to see after this work are as follows: Messrs J. P. York, G. L. Shaw, J. W. Barber, J. E. White and G. E. Crow.

Olive Springs, Sept. 29, 1916: Mr. T. F. Knox and Mr. E.M. Daniell are very busy making syrup, if you want to enjoy some good home made syrup just call on these gentlemen.

On Saturday night near Fair Oaks the buggy of Mr. S. A. White and Mr. J. H. Sanders ran into each other, crushing the buggies and only slightly injuring them. The horses were frightened and could not be controlled by the drivers.

Nickajack, Oct. 6, 1916: The month of October with the cool winds, the glorious sunshine and golden rods, make us feel that nature has something more than real summertime in the future for us.

The friends of little Herbert and Howard Moss will be glad to know they are convalescing after several weeks illness of Typhoid fever, under the skillful treatment of Dr. W. T. Pace.

Regular preaching at Mt. Harmony Saturday and Sunday. Rev. Byers is preaching some able sermons.

Smyrna, Oct. 6, 1916: Miss Alta Hamby celebrated her 16th birthday at her home near Smyrna Friday evening with a lawn party. When the big pink cake with 16 candles was cut, Miss Leila Fowler found the dime, Mr. Green, of Atlanta, the ring and Roy Fowler the thimble.

Olive Springs, Oct. 6, 1916 Mr. T. F. Knox and two sons, Messrs. W. H. and J. H. accompanied by their uncle, Mr. Geo. Seals, of Atlanta, motored to Macon Tuesday to attend the State Democratic convention.

Mr. A. A. Daniell has moved to Smyrna where he will open up a nice line of groceries. Mr. Wilbur Moore will take Mr. Daniell's store near Jonesville crossing, which he bought recently of Mr. Daniell.

Gilmore,  Oct. 12, 1916: J. P., the little two-year old son of Mr. D. G. Runyun, died in a private sanitarium in Atlanta, September 30th.

The Ladies Aid Society held their regular meeting at Locust Grove church on Tuesday afternoon. It was decided that the society would meet only once a month and at the ladies' homes during the winter.

Thelma Hogue celebrated her tenth birthday with a party on Saturday afternoon.

The Locust Grove school has opened with 230 pupils in attendance. The teachers are Miss Emma Wicks, of Covington Miss Lillian Bryant, of Atlanta, and Miss Edith Conway, of Atlanta.

Nickajack, Oct. 13, 1916:  The members of Mt. Harmony Baptist church gave an ice cream supper on Wednesday night Oct. 4, to raise money for the Orphans' Home at Hapeville, a large crowd being present and a very neat sum of money raised.

A number of young people from this place are attending the circus in Atlanta today.

Smyrna, Oct. 20, 1916: Mr. Henry Rice, of Camp Harris, was the guest Sunday of his parents Mr. and Mrs. P.M. Rice.

The Smyrna Literary and Social Club was delightfully entertained by Miss Ethel Gann and Mrs. G. C. Green at Mrs. Green's home last Wednesday afternoon. All the members attended the fair in Atlanta Wednesday of this week.

Gilmore, Oct. 26, 1916:  Willie Henson, the 6 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Duke, died in Gilmore.
Atlanta, October 29. His death was caused by an accident and interment was made in Hollywood cemetery.

Mr. Conway, of Conway Station, gave a very good talk at prayer meeting Sunday night.


 

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