February 25, 1903
Editor Gazette: — We have had rain, sleet, snow, and then more rain; but notwithstanding all of this the mill runs right along, and times are flourishing. There seems to be plenty of work an plenty of money in our little village. The health of the town is good.
There were a couple of marriages in town — one yesterday and one last night at about 10 o’clock. Both couples were dodging the old folks. Uncle Charlie Heard performed the ceremony for both of the contracting parties. The first couple were Mr. William Cooper and Miss Hattie Brown, the other was a Mr. Tanner and Miss Britt.
Mrs. A. L. Mashaw and children are visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Raney of this place.
Farmers are complaining about the bad weather setting them back with their preparations for a crop but if it continues for few days as it now is they will have nothing to complain about.