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Digest of Charlton County Herald - November 1908

Compiled by Lois Barefoot Mays

November 5, 1908

AD. For Cash. We sell the American Wire Fencing for 33 cents per rod. We handle cypress syrup barrels. Large stock of buggies, wagons and harness. J.A. JONES BUGGY CO. Waycross, Ga.

AD. Miss Victoria Bowman, Clairvoyant, the scientific palmist business, tests and healing medium, will give readings daily at Homeland, Ga.

NEW JOBS. C.W. Jacobs and Ed Petty left this morning for Oakdale, La. to accept a position running a skidder in a logging camp.

No issue on microfilm for November 12, 1908

November 19, 1908

AD. The Herald is for sale. CHEAP if taken at once. Satisfactory reasons for same. Terms are cash. If you have a few hundred dollars, come and see me before December 1st.

November 26, 1908

A GOOD FARMER. Mr. J.S. Grooms, one of Charlton’s best farmers, was in town a few days ago and told us that from three acres of land he has raised 1,000 bushels of sweet potatoes. They are worth fifty cents a bushel, making his potato crop alone worth $500.00, besides his corn, sugar cane and other products which he has raised.

MOVED. J.W. Swearingen moved from his farm to his home on Court House Street last week.

CANE GRINDINGS. Many of the people of Folkston are visiting the cane grindings in the county. Among those were Mrs. J.P. Robinson, Mrs. C.M. Raybon, Miss Florence Wainright and Miss Mamie Robinson.

NO MONEY FOR TEACHERS. It seems that the pensioners and school teachers will not receive any more pay till about Christmas. The state is scarce of money. We are now feeling the effects of two years of reform policies.

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