Digest of Charlton County Herald - October 1922

Compiled by Lois Barefoot Mays

October 6, 1922

THE CITIZENS BANK. Statement of condition of the Citizens Bank at close of business on Sept. 25, 1922: Resources, $136,594.20.

MILLS INFANTS DIE. The friends of Mr. and Mrs. S.M. Mills deeply sympathize with them in the death of their twin baby girls born Sunday morning.

PRIVETT SCHOOL. Miss Mary Banks left Monday to take charge of the Privett school near Toledo. This is a modern school building, recently completed.

October 13, 1922

TOLL BRIDGE. The following information concerning the toll bridge at Boulogne was in the minutes of the County Commissioners: Newton Askew, one month's salary, $60.00. Herbert Huling, 30 nights as helper, $30.00. S.F. Mills, taking up toll, $5.00. Receipt book, 10 cents. Nassau County, 1/2 toll, $490.57.

HONOR ROLL. Honor roll for September, Folkston School: PRIMARY, Mamie Allen, Louise Clements, Howard Davis, Oscar Davis, Sarah Davis, Morris Huling, Chesterfield Lloyd, Bessie McCamron, Lottie O'Quinn, Russell Price, Noble Thaxton, Howard Wrench, J.F. Yancy. FIRST GRADE, Thomas Askew, Raymond Banks, Lillie Mae Quinn, Roy Hodges, Ethel Hathaway, Warren Littlefield, James Lloyd, Lawrence Price, Mersal Prescott, Viola Simmons, Martha Stapleton, Aderine Wildes, Eugene Williams, Gilbert Mills. SECOND GRADE, Carrie Bell Williams, Cline Wilson, Henry Gibson, Wilson Heuling, Dora Leigh Vickery, Mildred Taylor, Catherine Wildes. THIRD GRADE, Nellie Smith. FOURTH GRADE, Eugene Shivar, Ralph Lloyd, Teddie Clements. FIFTH GRADE, Layselle Smith. SIXTH GRADE, Marie Boyd, Pauline Catoe. EIGHTH GRADE, Edward Smart. NINTH GRADE, Georgia Littlefield, Gertrude Wildes. TENTH GRADE, Mildred Littlefield.

AD. Mrs. Mary Markel says "While I was away bedbugs took possession of my house. They were everywhere. I went to my druggist and he told me Royal Guaranteed Bedbug Liquid was the quickest remedy. I used it and got rapid relief." Get a can today! 25 cents.

MR. SMART HAS ACCIDENT. We are glad to know that Mr. Smart is improving from injuries received last week when he fell from a moving train. Mrs. Smart spent several days with him this week in Waycross where he is being treated in the Coast Line hospital.

WOMAN'S CLUB ASKS FOR RAILROAD WARNING GATE. At the Woman's Civic Club meeting at the Methodist Church this week it was decided to send a petition to the railroad superintendent to have a gate put up at the Dixie Highway crossing.

October 20, 1922

ST. GEORGE WOMAN'S CLUB. The St. George Woman's Club at their meeting this week reported that they are circulating a petition asking that "our old-time round trip shopping rate be returned to us." They also asked that a light be placed at the depot at night.

TRAIN-AUTOMOBILE CRASH KILLS THREE. A mother, father and year old child were killed at Conner's Mill railroad crossing Monday when a southbound freight crashed into a Ford sedan which was attempting to cross the tracks. The family was from Columbus, Ga. The accident occurred at the curve on the Dixie Highway at Gowen & Vickery's turpentine still.

WEDDING. Last Saturday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lige Petty, their daughter became the bride of Mr. Goolsby of Jacksonville, Rev. Thompson officiating. Mrs. Goolsby is a charming young lady and popular among a host of friends. Mr. Goolsby is a lineman on the Western Union and is an intelligent, prosperous young man. They will make their home in Jacksonville.

October 27, 1922

Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Barnes announce the birth of a fine little baby girl on October 24.

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