Beacon Flashes – August 24, 1900
The following items appeared in the Roanoke Beacon newspaper in the â€œBeacon Flashesâ€ 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. Â He was the guest of his daughter, Mrs. T.J. LEWIS.Â
- Mr. W.T. NURNEY and wife has moved to Roper. Â We regret to lose this estimable couple from our midst, but trust the change will be of benefit to them. Â We heartily commend them to the good people of Roper.