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April 13, 1911 — Mr. Willie McDaniel, on Mill Creek, recently sold 56 chickens for which he received the handsome sum of $56. Who says that poultry pays not? 

We regret to note that Mr. C.W. Lillard, who has been quite sick at his home on the Mud Pike, improves very slowly. 

Mr. James T. Bean recently sold his fruit and poultry farm, of 16 acres, at Leaksville, to Mr. J. Ashby Foltz, for $2,100. Mr. Bean has since bought Mr. Reuben Foltz’s farm, near Stanley, for which he is to pay $5,000. 

Mr. and Mrs. M. Strickler spent several days last week with their son, Mr. G.J. Strickler, at Shenandoah. While there he visited his other son at the Staunton hospital, whose condition is not improving. 

The Luray Caverns Baseball team will meet the Randolph-Macon team on the Luray Inn Lawn, next Monday, at 2 p.m. This will be the first game this year, and it is earnestly desired that every enthusiast attend this game. 

Miss Edith Koontz, of Marksville, spent sometime recently in town with her friend, Miss Cornelia Huffman, attending the play at the Opera House Tuesday evening. 

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier

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