Thursday, June 9, 2016

'Talk of the Town' From the Henderson Gold Leaf, 1903

“Talk of the Town,” from the Gold Leaf, Henderson, N.C., June 18, 1903
The ice man grows more popular with the lengthening days.
Hon. James R. Young of Raleigh was here for a short while Tuesday.
The street sprinkler is doing business regularly now and the effect is marked.
Miss Rosa Kerner went to Littleton Friday to visit her aunt Mrs. S.J. Stallings.
Mrs. J.F. Harris returned from Raleigh Saturday where she had been visiting her sister Mrs. Theo Hill for some weeks.
Misses Mabel and Myrtle Harris left last week for Westminster, M.D., to attend commencement exercises at Western Maryland College.
Miss Fannie Sater of Halifax and Miss Dora Sater of Charlotte have been guests of Mrs. F.C. Toepleman during the past week.
Little Miss Madeline Moore of Greensboro came Saturday to spend awhile with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Hartmaier.
Rev. Dr. Morton will preach in the Presbyterian church next Sunday morning and night. The public cordially invited to hear him.
Miss Jewell Simpson of Westminster, Md., returned home last week after a pleasant visit to the families of Messrs. G.B. and S.R. Harris here for some time.
Mr. and Mrs. N.P. Strause and little daughter left Saturday for their home in Madison, Wisconsin, after staying awhile with Capt. And Mrs. W.B. Shaw in Henderson.
The Ladies’ Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal church will give an ice cream supper at W.T. Whitten’s old stand on Friday evening, the 19th. Everybody invited.
Mrs. S.P. Cooper left Wednesday for Atlanta accompanied by her infant son David Jackson and nurse to spend awhile with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Howell Cobb Jackson.
Mrs. J.E. McCraw went to Durham Tuesday to visit her sister Mrs. H.C. Linthieum, and will be gone for two weeks probably extending her visit to Winston before returning.
Mr. S.S. Parham left yesterday for New York whence he will sale this week for Europe on a pleasure trip. “Bat’s” friends wish for him a pleasnt sojourn abroad and safe return home.
Prof. L.B. Edwards came  last week from Live Oak, Fla., to spend vacation at home. He has been teaching school there for some years and reports last year’s work the best he has had.
Capt. Joe Dunn of Ceredo, West Virginia, returned Monday to his work as freight conductor on the Norfolk & Western Railroad after a ten days’ visit to his father’s family in Henderson.
Mrs. George L. Adams leaves today for Waynesville to spend the summer. She will also visit her son Wesley at Salisbury and relatives and friends in Charlotte and Greensboro before returning home.
Among the class of pharmacists who have just been granted certificates of graduation by the examining board were Mr. Biscoe Bass of Henderson. Mr. Bass took the course at the University and passed a highly creditable examination.
Mrs. T.H. Chavasse came home last week from Philadelphia where she has been in a hospital for treatment, having undergone a serious surgical operation. She is much benefited and is improving rapidly her friends will be pleased to know.
Mrs. Dr. Willie Wilson of Dallas, Texas, with her four children came last week to spend the summer with relatives here and at her old home in the Williamsboro neighborhood. Mrs. Wilson is a sister of Messrs. John and Phil Thomas of Henderson.
Mr. C.H. Turner will build a handsome residence on his lot recently purchased from Mr. N.H. Chavasse on Chavasse Avenue. Architect L.H. Lewis is drawing the plans which show it will be a commodious and beautiful structure—one of the finest residents in that section of the town.

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