Continuing with more news from Chatt in the early months of 1917, as reported in The Celina Democrat.
The 7th annual Chattanooga Farmer’s Institute was held 9 & 10 February 1917 at the Chattanooga Methodist Church. Perhaps some of your ancestors are mentioned as participants in their lengthy program:
This article, published a couple weeks later, mentions the success of the Institute as well as some Chatt news:
It seems a writer for the paper had a sense of humor:
This news of an accident:
Chatt news 23 February 1917:
The news of a Blackcreek fire:
And lastly, a question that has plagued the Supreme Court (or a supreme court) for over a century, asking what a woman is. People today are still asking the Supreme Court to define a woman and one (almost) member recently just could not do it. It seems pretty cut and dried to me…
I hope you enjoy reading the Chatt news from years ago as much as I do. I love these little news snippets. The Chattanooga news pieces were not included in every Celina Democrat newspaper, so the ones that were published are pretty special. I will continue to look for them and republish them here.