Beacon Flashes – August 24, 1900
The following items appeared in the Roanoke Beacon newspaper in the “Beacon Flashes” section.
- Mr. R.A. KNIGHT of Washington, NC was in the city this week.
- Mr. T.J. NORMAN spent last Sunday with his family at Edenton.
- Miss Kate RALPH of Creswell is visiting her sister, Mrs. C.V.W. AUSBON.
- Miss Donnie WARD, of Winton, is visiting our town as the guest of her uncle, Hon. H.S. WARD.
- Misses Annie MIZELL and Blanche BARDEN left on Tuesday morning last for a sojourn at Asheville.
- The charming Miss Mattie WILLIFORD, of Rocky Mount, is in the city this week as the guest of her brother’s family, Mr. A.L. WILLIFORD.
- After a pleasant visit of two weeks to her friend, Miss Vonnie LEGGETT, of this town, Miss Clara WEEKS returned to her home at E. City on Monday.
- Mrs. Jas. I. BRUER and children, of Mackey’s Ferry, and Mrs. W.O. DAVIS and little daughter of Creswell, spent the day in town yesterday as the guests of their sister, Mrs. C.V.W. AUSBON.
- Mr. W.M. CHESSON, a well known and prosperous farmer of the Mackey’s Ferry section, was in our town this week, for the first time in several years. He was the guest of his daughter, Mrs. T.J. LEWIS.
- Mr. W.T. NURNEY and wife has moved to Roper. We regret to lose this estimable couple from our midst, but trust the change will be of benefit to them. We heartily commend them to the good people of Roper.