From a Barbour County Scrapbook
Clippings from the Barbour Democrat

submitted by Linda Graham.

Chestnut Ridge Community Puts on Play

[1938] The young people of Chestnut Ridge put on a play last Thursday night, at the regular meeting of the Community Council that was as well acted as you usually see plays of that type anywhere. The cast for the play called "The Family Meets the Wife", was as follows: The Mother, Mrs. Rosalee MAYLE; The sisters, Miss Violet POE and Miss Opal POE. A cousin, Miss Josephine MAYLE; The son, Mr. Audward ADAMS; The wife, Miss Lenora ADAMS. The play was given to a crowded house. Other numbers on the program consisted of tap dancing and songs, also a discussion of the problems of the community by the older folks. These young folk have a lot of natural talent for this kind of work, and it should be developed.

Chestnut Ridge Personal Mention

Homer BARNETT of Belpre, Ohio, has been visiting his brother, Evert E. BARNETT and other relatives of this place for the past week.

Mrs. E. E. ADAMS, President of the Ladies Aid here, visited her sisters, Mrs. John T. MAYLE, Mrs. Gorman MAYLE, and Mrs. Salena CROSTON of near Morgantown, last week. Miss Kathlee ADAMS who works in Philippi came home to keep house while her mother was away.

Mr. Denzel TRIMBLE and grandfather, Edward TRIMBEL, of Monongalia County made a business trip to this burg last weekend.

Elwood POE and Ray KENNEDY were seen on our streets Sunday last. Come again boys.

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