Clinch Valley News, Jeffersonville, VA

May 14, 1909

News of Lebanon.

Lebanin, Va. May-Jim Tate a good citizen of the west end of the county died last week of pnuemonia age 42 yeras. He leaves a wife and 5 children and a large circle of relatives to morn his loss–.

Major A. Fletcher a highly respectable citizen of Coppers Ceek suffed a stroke of paralysis Monday evening. He is in a dangeous condition.

H. F. Pruner of Appalachia joined his wife here Sat., at the home of D. K. Banner.

Hon. L . P. Summers of Abingdon, was here last week on legal business.

A convict on the Cleveland road made an unsuccessul attempt to escape last week, he was soon recaptured.

Mattie, little daughter of Mrs. Hannah Teets left Sat, for Norton where she will spend the summer with her aunt, Mrs. Geo. Reece.

D. K. Banner sustained a heavy loss Tuesday by losing a fine saddle horse. The horse had been sick for some days and every thing was done to relieve him that could be done but to no avail.

Mrs. Din Widdie Kilgore, of Norton is a visitor of Mrs. Sam Aston.

Mrs. George Bunk of Elk Garden died wednesday evening after an illness of 10 days. She was a daughter of Cumings Gibson and a sister of V. B. Gibson of this place. Her husbend Hon. George Buek preceded her six months. She was a most estimate Christian lady and her death is moruned by 3 children, George Jr., Glenen, and Miss Flora besides a large circle of relatives. She was in her 60th year.

D. Mason a prominent citizen of Copper Creek was in town a few days last week.

T. F. Davis has completed a dwelling in the Banner addition and rented it before it was finished.

No one has been elected to take charge of Russell College yet, but there are a member of applicaonts. C. Patrons of this school would be glad is to secure the services of the lady faculity again, but owing to a false report — by an enemy of the insitution they have engaged at other places. It is due the ladies composed of the faculty to state that at they have given intire satisfaction o to give them up.