Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: VFW Auxiliary still going strong

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

SEPTEMBER 1919

EDITORIAL NOTE:  Our new teachers went to Greenwood to spend their brand-new salaries. They brought back a gingham dress, two jars of freckle cream, two hair nets, a bag of peanuts and no money.

W. M. Garrard left Monday for New Orleans as a delegate to the World Cotton Congress.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Evelyn Roughton

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

SEPTEMBER 1919

DREW NEWS:  Mr. and Mrs. Faison, Mrs. Warner Holt, Mrs. Lockhart, and Addison Holt spent Thursday in Greenville.

SOCIETY COLUMN:  One of the most beautiful wedding ceremonies took place in Grenada when Miss Edith Brown was wed to Mr. F. B. Hays of Indianola.




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.


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