Mossingford News Items from Local Newspapers


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Smithville, VA., Thursday, August 29, 1901
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

Mossingford Matters
Mrs. E.E. Watkins, from Chase City, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. W.A. Hailey.
Mr. J.T. Overbey has been quite sick this past week, but is now convalescent.
Mr. M.W. Crews received a telegram here this evening announcing the death of his son, John, in Richmond, who had been sick about three weeks with typhoid fever.
The many friends of Mr. H.J. Watkins, of South Boston, were sorry to hear of the death of his little son, Douglas.  Mr. and Mrs. Watkins have the sympathy of the entire community.
A good many people took advantage of the cheap rate offered by Messrs. Carrington & Vaughan to visit the Capital City.  These gentlemen are up-to-date on running excursions.
Mr. Chas. H. Eudailey and Mrs. W.G. Thompson, from Ontario, and Mrs. L.H. Harding, of Norfolk, were the guests of Mrs. W.A. Hailey this week.
The crop of corn on low grounds is almost a total failure on account of so much rain.  Upland corn is fine.
Mrs. Pruett, of Danville, is visiting her sister, Mrs. E.T. Roach.
Robert and Connie Gilliam, of Richmond, sone (sons) of J.S. Gilliam, are visiting their old home near here.