J.Z. Stroupe and R.K. Powell have made two other successful raids on blockade stills in the Reed’s Siding section. Last Tuesday they raided a large distillery across Toxaway River, about 3 miles from Reid’s Siding, and captured the still and outfit of 100 gallons, 300 gallons of beer and two large mashes. Also raided same section Thursday and captured a distillery outfit of 75 gallons and a large quantity of mashes of about 7 bushels. Officers say that they seem to have an incentive for stills in that section.
Last report for Dillie Fisher was that he was improving nicely.
C. Pharr returned to his home near Olin last week.
Mr. Owenby has taken charge of the Rosman Hotel, which was recently vacated by Mrs. Burgess.
Miss Harriet Platt, who spent several months in Virginia, is again here with her sister, Mrs. Claude Green.
Mary Current returned recently from Olin where she visited relatives and friends.
East Fork Facts
Mrs. Wade Summey and little son Louis spent the week-end with the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Garren.
V.L. Neill had the misfortune to lose a fine horse near Charlie Garren’s last week.
J.A. Gillespie has gone to Columbia, S.C., to visit his son Elmer, who is expected to arrive from France about the 17th of this month.
Mrs. A.A. Cassell has been suffering with rheumatism but is better at this writing.
R.A. Garren has traded his mule for a fine young mare.
Roy Garren, son of Joe Garren, who has been making his home for some time with R.A. Garren, has gone to spend a while with J.S. Garren of Pickens, S.C.
Mrs. Chas. Garren spent a few days in Brevard the first of the week.
Brevard Institute Notes
The class in home hygiene under Miss Louise Hazelhurst, R.C.N., completed the course this week after a very interesting and instructive session.
Miss Alma Trowbridge returned Saturday night from High Point, via Spartanburg, where she spent Friday night with Mrs. M.J. Sheridan, whose two sons were formerly attendants here.
Word has been received that Hilliard Sheridan will arrive soon from over seas. Among others en route or already in this country are Frank Dilliard, Clay Ross, Muller and Julian Albert, Oscar Benson, and Truxton Davis, all old B.I. boys.
George Smith, a former B.I. student, is in the Army of Occupation and is likely to remain abroad indefinitely. A number of others in the 81st division do not know when they will return.
Dr. J.A. Cannon of Pickens, S.C., visited Rosman and Calvert last week.
We are glad to see Mack Chapman, after having the flu some time ago, is able to be out again.
Reuben Cantrell has accepted a position with Rosman Tanning Co.
Misses Willie Mae, Ruby and Mary Galloway are going to school at Roseman since the Calvert school closed.
Mrs. Mack Moffit and children of Hendersonville spent last week with friends here.
Charles Norris, just from France, is visiting friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Brown of Pickens, S.C., spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Gillispie.
Mrs. John Conley and daughter, Lillie, spent Sunday with Mrs. Cordie Meece.