Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Jack Rowe

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

AUGUST 1919

AD FROM INDIANOLA DRUG COMPANY:  In every home where there is a baby, there should be a bottle of McGee’s Baby Elixir. It may be used at anytime to correct sour stomach, colic or diarrhea. It is wholesome and contains no opium or morphine.


Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: A whirlwind of a a marriage

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO, AUGUST 1919

The first bale of cotton for the 1919-1920 season was raised by W. S. Armstrong and C. S, Thomas of Sunflower. The bale weighed 500 pounds and was shipped to Greenwood, this being their first bale received this season. The cotton was ginned by the Sunflower Gin which is owned by the Berryhill brothers.



Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Elizabeth Belk

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

AUGUST 1919

TO THE PEOPLE OF SUNFLOWER COUNTY: We are facing a crisis in our county schools. Unless relief comes, the term must be cut to four months and salaries reduced to where teachers will be forced to quit. The remedy lies in one source, a tax for school purposes only. Signed Wiley P. Sanders.


Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Dr. Leslie Matthews

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

AUGUST 1919

Our paper was presented a large white fleecy boll of cotton this week by Mrs. Shaw who lives just North of town. She is generally known as “Aunt Patty” and is a progressive farmer. She manages her farm in its entirety and when Aunt Patty cracks the whip, everything in the place must move




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Marilyn Hemphill Tinnin

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

JULY 1919

Mrs. Kate Faison, who has been doing trained nurse duties for our Army in Belgium and France for several months has landed in New York and will be home soon.

Miss Norma Heard has been visiting relatives in Yazoo City and from there will go to Gulfport.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Dennis Smith

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO, JULY 1919

The beautiful home of Mr. and Mrs. Will Baird located about three miles East of Indianola was totally destroyed by fire on Wednesday. The first Mrs. Baird knew of the fire was when live coals dropped from the ceiling. She and Mr. Baird barely had time to escape.



Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on David Jenkins

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO, JUNE 1919

Editor’s Note:  The value of Delta land is best shown by the fact that the highest prices have been paid by local men and not foreigners.

The First Baptist Church has installed a number of electric fans which will contribute greatly to the comfort and pleasure of the congregation.



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