Frank Gaston, Editor & Proprietor


Nat Yeates and family of Stephenville were over for a visit last week.

Alvin Tuggle and Miss Ida Culberhouse were happily married Sunday evening at 3:00 p.m. They are both energetic young people, and highly respected by all that know them.

Master L. M. Bagwell has been very ill with pneumonia for several days.

The little two year old child of C. E. Sims died very suddenly last Tuesday of whooping and bronchial pneumonia.

Mr. Curtis and Miss Myrtle Bagwell came home from John Tarleton Sunday for a few days stay.

George Sears will leave for Fort Worth market with a herd of cattle in a few days.

Mrs. McLemore of Mineral Wells spent a few days with her sister, Mrs. W. B. Byrd, last week.

We are very sorry to learn that our old friend, Uncle John Patterson, who lives in California, got his dwelling burned a few days ago.

Clyde Petty left for Fort Worth Monday for a few days.

Mr. White of Patilo was in town on business Friday.


Uncle Tilman Maret and wife spent a few days with Uncle Lark Cleveland and wife the past week. Mr. Cleveland is in poor health and gets out but seldom, hence all the more enjoys the visits of his friends.

Mrs. Mamie Smith of Granbury was a guest of Mrs. L. C. Cleveland the past week.

W. H. Harvey and wife and Mrs. Lee Hiner attended church at Granbury last Sunday to hear the new preacher.

Dr. Jarrett, Mrs. Warren Jarrett and Will Cleveland left for the Plains last Friday.

Messrs. Young and Gilmore of Wise County are here to organize a lodge of Woodmen of the World.

Some more new phones are being put in our system, among them Messrs. Whitehead, Reynolds, Williamson, Armstrong, Durant, and Hensley.


Messrs. J. N. Benton, Oscar Branch, J. J. Mills, and A. H. Bunch all went to Granbury Saturday.

John Whitlock and family, Will Ridley and wife, went fishing Saturday on Squaw Creek and returned, with the usual fisherman’s luck.

Mrs. Hill who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Ida Barber, for some time, returned to her home in Hill County Sunday.

John Sue and wife visited the latter’s parents in Tolar Saturday and Sunday. Miss Minnie Gifford returned with them to visit several days.

J. N. Benton made a flying trip to Thorp Spring Sunday evening.

John Nesby, living on Mr. Fairman’s place, happened to a very serious accident Saturday while greasing a wagon and sustained internal injuries from which he may not recover.


Ivy Porter and wife were visiting Mr. Arrington and family last week.

W. G. Sears and wife of Granbury were visiting Mr. Stalcup’s family Saturday night.

Misses Trixie and Lorene Green went to Dallas visit.

Mesdames Baum and Snelson went to Granbury on a shopping tour Monday.

Ed Dabney is at home with his family.

Mr. Albright’s brother and family visited him Monday.

Prof. John Andrews’ school closed last week and he is now at home with his family.

Miss Nellie Ator visited her parents at Lipan last week.

A. G. Dabney has just returned from Collin County, where he has been writing life insurance.

The above newspaper items were extracted from newspaper microfilm by Merle McNeese, Granbury, Texas, and first appeared in Hood County Genealogical Society Newsletters