Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Social News From High Point, N.C., July 23, 1914

From the Thursday, July 23, 1914, issue of the High Point Review

Herbert Spencer, an employee of the Southern railway, had the misfortune to get his foot painfully mashed Monday. He was taken to the hospital.

W.J. Crowson, a prominent citizen of Sumter, S.C., and a manufacturer of shoes, is the guest of his son, M.C. Crowson, cashier of the Home Banking company.

J.R. Young, government inspector of buildings, who is superintending the construction of the post office building at Monroe, spent Sunday with his family.

Miss Nichols of Panama arrived today and will be the guest of Mrs. Joseph Wheaver on Steele Street.

E.B. Coler of New York, L.C. Daly of Baltimore, together with Messers. E.C. Deal and W.E. Price were in the city this week. These gentlemen spent Sunday at High Rock, the terminal of their road.

Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Lynch have returned from Rutherfordton, where they spent two weeks at the home place of Mr. Lynch.

Messers. Gant and Joyner of Greensboro were here Saturday on business with Mrs. Jarrell, who qualified as administratix of the late Mrs. W.D. Simmons.

Lieut. Ely Denton, who has been stationed near the Mexican border, has been commissioned to Honolulu Hawaiian Islands after August 1. Ely is an old High Point boy, having been raised here.

Charles Osborne, a well-known citizen living on Willow Brook Street, died suddenly Friday night. Deceased was reared near Abbots Creek and was widely known.

Benjamin C. Ridge, former chief of police here, is now with the Southern Railway Company, with headquarters at Spencer.

Dr. Martha Moore and little daughter, from Charlotte, are guests of W.A. Ring.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wineski have returned from a week’s vacation in the western part of the State.

Mrs. R.M. Noble of Chicago, who has been the guest of Mrs. A.M. Rankin for the past six weeks, has returned home.

Miss Lillian Smith and Sheriff G. Johnson were united in marriage Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Smith.

The garage of the People’s Motor Car Company is nearing completion.

Greensboro voted $100,000 improvement bonds Tuesday.

The finishing touches are being put on the residence of Miss Venetia Smith in the Quaker Grove.

Misses Nell and Leona Muse are the guests of Miss Virginia and Dorothy Henley at Jackson Springs.

Mrs. W.W. Mosely of Lynchburg is visiting her mother, Mrs. Lineback on East Washington street.

The young people of west side Baptist church gave a melon party Tuesday night.

Geo. T. Penny purchased the Dougan Davis property on South Main street Tuesday afternoon at a public sale.

The Red Men had a very impressive service Monday night in connection with the removal of the emblems of mourning form the charter on account of the death of Dr. J.R. Reitzel. Several Red Men paid tribute to the life of their departed brother.

Senator Stone, chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, does not want the “mighty” Teddy to muddle negotiations by butting in on the Columbia matter.

Geo. E. Hood of Wayne County was named yesterday as the regular nominee of the Democratic party in the 3rd Congressional district.

Leonard, Beavans, Stamey Co. has a new ad on this page telling of a wonderful value-giving sale commencing at their store tomorrow and continuing to the close of the following week only. Better read it and then go to this store and save big money on seasonable merchandise.

We urgently request all of our readers to peruse carefully the article on the editorial page headed “North Carolina Sloppy with Opportunities.” We wish that every citizen of North Carolina could read the article. It would be an inspiration to all.

Messrs. Blackwelder and Carrol have been elected as new patrolmen on the local police force, doing night duty.

The Military Boys of High Point left Monday night for Morehead City, expecting to be gone for about 10 days. We wish them a pleasant encampment.

Matton Drug Company has installed a new soda fountain which is in every way up-to-date.

J.C. Mills, employed at the Review office, spent Sunday in Reidsville with his mother.

Company M, High Point Rifles, left Monday night for a 10-days camp at Camp Glenn.

George Matton Jr. of the American Leaf Tobacco Company of Richmond, Va., is visiting home folks this week.

We had fine rains last Monday and Tuesday but the drought impaired the early crops. The prospects of corn is good this year, glad to note.

Ivey Cashatt and Ross Davis spent Sunday at Burnett’s Chapel.

Miss Rankin of Greensboro spent a few days with the family of Ivey Cashatt.

Marvin Kivett and Miss Lillie White attended the Children’s day exercises at Burnett’s Chapel Sunday.

Miss Mary Plummer of Randleman spent a delightful week with Miss Kivett.
Miss L. Salene Kivett is visiting relatives in Winston-Salem.

Harrison Jones is spending his vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Kivett.
Miss Myrtle Davis has been visiting her friends Misses Smith of High Point.

W.L. Kivett spent Saturday night at Greensboro with his sister, Mrs. D.M. Hollady.
E. Rothrock, who has been sick, is improving some, glad to note.

Mrs. W.L. Kivett spent Monday in Greensboro.

Mrs. E.M. Brower of High Point spent Sun day with her sister, Mrs. E.S. Wilson.

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