Newspaper Clippings for 1922
Taken from Daily Corinthian newspaper of Corinth, Mississippi
Burgess Hamm was a recent visitor in Selmer.
The Ramer School baseball team defeated Shady Grove in a tight
game Friday afternoon here, the scores bring 2 to 1 in favor
of the visiting team. Several good players go with each one of
these teams and a return game is expected soon.
Robert Prather of Ramer is visiting his sister, Mrs. Charley
We regret to learn that Mrs. J.T. Williams of this place, who
is visiting her daughter, Mrs. E.G. Sanders at Stantonville,
is very low. We hope she will soon recover and can return to
her home here.
We are sorry to learn of the serious illness of J.J. Swaim,
the aged father of J.R. Swaim, county court clerk. He is
reported to be improving, but on account of his advanced age,
his condition has been alarming. He is at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. J.E. Hodges, at McNairy.
Claud Turner was a visitor to Selmer Sunday afternoon.
Miss Mattie Mitchell returned Sunday from a visit to Corinth
Mrs. Cynthia Ann Hamm is here from Guys to visit her daughter,
Mrs. J.W. Robinson.
Mrs. J.R. Hamm and son, Eugene, were at Corinth Wednesday of
Walstine Carman, of Memphis, spent Wednesday here, the guest
of his sister, Mrs. L.G. Huggins.
J.A. Houston was in Corinth Friday.
Jno. Erwin, Tully Hamilton, and H.C. Gooch, of Selmer, were
business visitors here Tuesday.
Mesdames G.A. Blasingame, M.C. Key and little daughter,
Frances, and A.B. Hamm were attending Madison Presbytery at
Jackson last week.
Miss Vera Reams, accompanied by Olivia Hamm, spent the weekend
Mrs. L.G. Huggins and little sons and sister, Miss Thelda
Carman, left Tuesday night for their homes in Alexandria, LA.
G.A. Geisler of Corinth, is here finishing up the interior of
J.A. Houston’s handsome residence.
Phillip Hamm left Tuesday night for Springfield, Ill., where
he has a position.
G.A. Prather has been at Corinth for several days helping to
repair the damage done by the recent tornado.
Miss Clara Mae Prather spend Saturday and Sunday at Selmer.
A.B. Hamm was at Chewalla Friday to visit his brother-in-law,
T.J. Hurley, who recently suffered a stroke of paralysis and
is in serious condition.
A check for $215.00 was sent the Corinth Chamber of Commerce
last week, the donation of Ramer citizens to storm sufferers
of that place.
An enjoyable program was given by the two societies of the
High School Friday night. Debate, readings, pantomine, and
cantatas were features.
The memorial services will be held at Tulu the 3rd Sunday in
this month. For many years Elder J.A. Houston, prominent
minister of the Christian church of this county, has preached
the annual sermon in the morning. In the afternoon it has been
the custom to have speakers with statewide reputation to make
addresses, among the speakers who have graced these occasions
with their eloquence are Gov. James B. Frazier, Col. Harvey
Hannah, and Hon. A. Grant Matthews. Capt. G.T. Fitzhugh will
deliver the annual address in the afternoon on this occasion.
The exercises of the day have been and will be featured this
time by an old fashioned basket dinner.
Another Old Citizen Gone.
In the death of G.W. Hurley, Sr., at his home in Chewalla, the
county suffered the loss of another of its old and most highly
respected citizens. The deceased had been in failing health
for a number of years. He was for a long time active in the
development of his section of the county, and was connected in
many ways with the business life of the community. His family
connections were numerous and influential, and the family from
which he came is one of the oldest in the county. Surviving
him are many relatives including his twin brother, T.J.
Hal Hockaday and wife spend Saturday in Selmer visiting
J.F. Burress was in Selmer Sunday morning and was accompanied
home by his children, Evangeline and James, who had been
visiting their aunt, Mrs. Lain.
The little daughters of M/M George Houston have been sick for
F.M. Crocker, who is railroading on the Southern, with
headquarters at Sheffield, spent the weekend with his family
Roy Johnson and Elmer Petree went to St. Louis on Saturday
Rev. T.N. Hays and A.B. Hamm went to Gravelhill Monday where
the former held funeral services for the little child of M/M
E.W. Mitchell was notified Tuesday of the serious illness of
his mother at her home in Corinth.
Lester Hamm spent Thursday at Corinth.
The Ramer team played ball at Iuka and Corinth Monday and
Tuesday, losing to Iuka and defeating Corinth.
Earl Kennedy was injured last Saturday night by a log wagon,
which ran over him.
We are sorry to report the death of Mrs. Lillie Reed, who died
George Hurley, Sr., of Chewalla, died last week.
Hurley’s schoolhouse, located near the Hurley bridge, was
burned last week.
M/M Joe Kirk made a business trip to Ramer Friday.
A large crowd spent the afternoon at J.V. Howell’s Sunday.
The services at Union Chapel last Sunday were attended by a
Miss Ota Mae Meeks has returned to her home at Corinth.
Rev. Ledbetter preached at Union Chapel Sunday. Next
appointment second Saturday night and Sunday in July.
Scott Combs, aged 48, died at his home in Adamsville Saturday,
June 10th. He was merchant there for several years, a member
of the Christian church, and the Woodmen of the World. He is
survived by his widow and an adopted child. Rev. F. O. Howell
of Jackson, Tennessee, conducted the funeral services.