Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dead Letter - Fordyce, Arkansas

Although not a relative of mine, I found this article on a dead letter quite funny.

From The Seattle Republic 26 April 1906. Full article found here

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Carthage - Jan 01,1953


Mrs Pearlie Dobbins visited relatives and friends last week in Warren. Her sister, Mrs Vinnie Lagan, who has had a long spell of illness, is much improved .....
Mrs. Ida Beavers is improving from a severe illness..... Rosie Lee Dobbins, Josephine O'Hara and several others who are attending school at AM&N College spent the holidays at home with their parents and friends.... Mrs M. B. Green who has been in the hospital in Little Rock has returned home but is yet on the sick list... Mrs Latonia Robinson who has been in Little Rock was home for the holidays...
Mrs. C. S. Smith visited her nephew in Memphis during the holidays.