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News from Susan: marriages and deaths


Thursday, January 6, 1910

from the Mathews Journal

Susan: Cupid, who it seems has made many captures during the summer, is now turning them over to Hymen, who is having them bound for life with chains (whether gold or steel I cannot say) and the clerk, and the parsons are kept busy locking them on, let us hope they may all be gold, and that the keys be thrown into the ocean of love.

Among the happy throng is Miss Ethel Diggs, who has been staying for some time with her uncle, James Enos in Surry Co., she married Mr. Floyd Harris of that county and they are now spending a part of their honeymoon with Mr. B.F. Diggs, the bride’s father.

The grim monster seems to have been making rapid strides through our land during the past few weeks, darting his shafts in every direction regardless of age, sex or condition. On December 16 Wm D. Owens dropped dead on the wood pile as has been reported by your Laban correspondent.

On Dec. 23 Miss Nancy Borum, after an illness of...

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