News from April 1916
Submitted by Terry Jackson
April 20, 1916
See the new hats at Miss Martins.
Roy Shelton has been quite sick for several days.
The Oneonta Public school closed last Saturday. The enrollment this
session was the largest the school has ever had.
FOR SALE CHEAP--Good Indian motorcycle in good shape every way. Be sure
and see me before you buy--Finis Ryan, Oneotna, Ala.
Quite a number of Oneonta people attended the opening of the baseball
season in Birmingham Wednesday.
Don't forget to bring your corn when you come to town. Let us make you
some good meal or crush your grain for feed. W.J. Shelton.
Preparations are being made for the closing exercises of the Blount
High School. The school will close on May 10th.
James Miller of Pottstown, Pa., cured, a horse of pollevil with three
bottles of Hanford's Balsam. He says: "The veterinarians had been
trying to cure the horse for seven years.
The State Examination of teachers is being held at the public school
building this week. there are about 75 applicants for teachers
Portorico and Nancy Hall yams grown from cuttings. Slips $1.50 per
thousand. Book cash orders with me. J.M. Burns, Boaz, Ala.
We are requested to announce that there will be an Easter program
rendered at the Easley school house Sunday 23rd at 2 o'clock p.m.
The churches in Oneonta have united in their efforts to win souls for
christ. All the ministers of the town are helping in the meeting. The
night services are being held at the Baptist church and the attendance
is large at every service.
Oneonta Post Office Moves Up A Notch
As a result of the increase in the receipts of the Oneonta Post
Office the postmaster will get a hundred dollar increase in his salary
after July 1st.
For the year ending March 31 there was an increase of $485, or 13
per cent over the proceeding year and an increase of 23 per cent in the
past two years.
If the town and surrounding country keeps growing we will soon be
entitled to a goverment building. While we have a neat and attractive
post office building erected only a little more than a year ago it is
too small and a larger and better equipped building is needed and can
be had if it is demanded.