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By Charlie Miller Contributing Columnist



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March 6, 1914

Madison County Democrat — When March made his advent on last Sunday, he not only turned one lion loose, but the cage door was left wide open, and all his lions were given liberty to howl and roar, and they surely made good use of the occasion and put in full time. This storm comes in a bad time, as it is moving time with a great many of our tenant farmers.


— There are no critical cases of illness in this neighborhood at this time. The attendance at our schools has been very much lessened on account of the snow drifts and the very cold weather we have been having.


— Mrs. William Baber and Mrs. Sam Baber will entertain the members of the Harmony Club, at the home of the former, on Thursday afternoon.


— The Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church meet at the home of Mrs. W. H. Pence on March 4.


— This weeks storm will cost the townships quite an amount of money which was paid for men to shovel snow from the roads. The mail carrier never failed to make his trip on No. 7.


Part II

The Madison Press, April 26, 1954 — The West Jefferson senior class is taking a trip to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 1. They are leaving that night at 11 o’clock and will return home on May 5. A special Greyhound bus has been chartered for this trip. The chaperones for their trip are Miss Mary Mooney, Mr. Keith Lynn, Mrs. Ralph Parsons and Mrs. Theodore Lee. This is the first time West Jefferson Seniors have ever taken a trip and they are hoping in the future that other seniors will have the opportunity to go.


— Miss Sara Kile, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Kile, a freshman at Muskingum College, was among the sinner of first year scholarship awards presented at a special ceremony at the college Monday, April 19.


— Mrs. Duane Cornwell entertained members of the Finesse a Bit Bridge Club at the Red Brick Tavern, Wednesday evening. Prizes were won by Mrs. Kenneth Coe, Mrs. William Culp and Mrs. Merrill Howard, a guest of the club. Other members attending were, Mrs. Guy Blauser, Mrs. Dale Porter, Mrs. Harry Jackson, Mrs. Major Merrick, Mrs. Robert Gibbs, Mrs. Walter Loveless, Mrs. Byron Johnson and Mrs. Robert Feddern.

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