Seal Township News:
The Boxwell Graduates of Seal Township held their commence Friday evening at the home of Mr. & Mrs. John Fishburn, but four boys made up the class. The program interspersed with music as follows:
Subject, The Meaning of our Flag, Ooro Rapp.
Subject, The Voice of Our Flag, Lawrence Woodell.
Subject, Life is But a Dream, Willie Holt.
Subject, The Treason of Benedick Arnold, Clarence Woodell.
Address by Brough Moore.
The class in August will receive Diplomas entitling them to free scholarships to high school. The commencement was well attended with ice cream and cake were served.
Sneak thieves made a raid on Joe Moores smoke house a few nights ago land helped themselves to two sides of meat and ham.
The Misses Smith of Portsmouth returned home Sunday after spending two weeks with their aunt, Mrs. Parker Henson of this place.
Miss Edna Bailey of Anderson, Indiana is visiting at the home of her grandfather, Henry Brown.
Wilber Patridge spent Saturday at Dan Dailys.
Lizzie Violet is employed at Mrs. Armintrouts in Beaver.
James Southworth of Sargents is visiting at the home of Mrs. Alfred Moore, Sr.
A four horse wagon beautifully decorated and loaded down with girls of Feree Sunday school left early Saturday morning for the Sunday school celebration at Wakefield; they returned in the evening reporting a jolly good time and only hope for many more as happy days.
Mr. Lochbaum has been visiting his sister, Mrs. Dan Farmer.
Quite an excitement was raised in this neighborhood Wednesday when two year old Robert Hawk wandered out from the house. His mother missing him got out on the hunt for him and with all the family and several neighbors searching they found the little one unharmed in the corn field.
J. W. Fishburn has purchased a new rubber tire buggy.
Shyville - 1908
The farmers of this section are busy planting corn.
Miss Brooks of Dayton is the pleasant guest of Nora Peters.
Misses Mary and Grace Caldwell of Circleville are visiting in this vicinity.
Several young people from Sargents attended Decoration Day services at Bailey Chapel.
The Martin Bros of Portsmouth are the guest of F. B. Shy and family.
Maud and Ada Westfall entertained the following: Misses Frances Elhoff, Hattie Seitz, Lizzie and Ida Schramm, Messrs Will Schramm, Charlie Seitz, Mr. and Mrs. Shonwiler, Clarence and John Lochbaum and Rap Barger of Waverly Saturday eve.
Some of the young people attended the ice cream supper at Wakefield.
Mrs. Brigner is visiting at Frankfort.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Davis are the proud parents of a son.
June 3, 1908
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