Monday Feb. 22nd,
high school gave an entertainment, in honor of Washington's birthday.
The program was excellent, and quite a crowd in attendance, among the
crowd of happy smiling faces, we recognized Dr. and Mrs. C. M. Thruston,
who have lately returned from
, to make their home with the Markhamites again. Also among those
present were Mr. Robert Dixon and family, Mr. G. M. Johnson and wife,
Mr. J. H. Barber and wife, Mrs. Luder, our Cashier's wife, Mr. Jack
Maxwell and wife of Clemville, also Miss Myrtle Hicks of Clemville, and
others too numerous to mention. Everyone seemed to be enjoying
themselves fine. Plato and Aunt Nance were quite comical, and indeed all
were fine, but I must give the palm of honor to the prim little quaker
maids. "Oh ye quaint little quaker girls with your long white
dresses and cap hidden curls; with lips that smie and teeth that shine
you could not bring your dancing eyes to time." Hurrah! for the
There is quite a lot of
rice farmers ready for planting now as soon as the ground warms and
dries up a bit, and never were prospects better.
Mr. Rosen is building a
new house on his land, just north of town.
Mr. C. M. Thurston has
put in a drug store.
is slowly but surely coming to the front.
A long pull, a strong
A grand pull
a fine little town,
In any old kind of
News and Midcost Farmer,
March 5, 1915