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1900 and January 3, 1901... There was no information for the year 1900 or for this week in the files. January 5, 1922…Commercial Bank of Midway shows resources of $272,664.18 and deposits of $201,311.11. J.W. Parrish is president and Edna Hicks is cashier. A semi-annual dividend of 6 percent was declared. The Citizens Bank of Midway shows resources of $295,389.44 and deposits of $203,162.67. H.L. Martin is president, C.B. Patterson, vice president; J.R. Weiler is cashier; and M.D. Offutt is assistant cashier. Directors are H.L. Martin, H.L. Martin Jr., Dr. B.F. Parrish, C.B. Patterson, Milton M. Davis, Breck Viley, J.C. Durrett, W.G. Lehman, M.D. Offutt and J.R. Weiler. B.C. Miller has succeeded Burton L. Hoffman as county ‘’Y” secretary. Mrs. P.P. Perham has rented the house formerly occupied by Mrs. John Holland on South Winter Street. Mr. Noah Mullen will move into the house now occupied by Mrs. Perham on Railroad Street. Supt. and Mrs. F.V. McChesney and daughters have moved from the Kasselman residence on Winter Street to the Sleet apartments on the same street. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth D. Alexander will give a theatre party at the Ben Ali tonight. Mrs. Alexander’s brother, Charles King, will be on the program at this theatre the rest of the week. Grassy Springs Church has called the Rev. J.W. Sparrow to be the pastor. Miss Margaret Hammond and Ambrose Wilson were married on Dec. 24. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.P. Hammond and has been with the Commercial Bank for a number of years. Witnesses were Miss Frances Hammond and Henry C. Shipp. Miss Anna Thomas and Rupert Breeden were married on Dec. 27. She is the daughter of R.S. Thomas and he is an industrious young man now running a barbershop in Midway whose parents reside in Owen County. Miss Maggie Osborne and Albert Campbell were witnesses. Miss Julia Devers and Roy Jones were married during the holidays. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Devers and has been clerking in the grocery of T.J. Lyons. Miss Gladys Sandifer, 18, and Dan Hughes Stone, 21, were married on Dec. 22. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Sandifer. A barn containing nearly 12 acres of tobacco on the Pepper farm, and belonging to Walter Mullin and Ell Graves, was destroyed by fire Thursday. Deaths during the week were Mrs. Sallie Saufley, Knoxville; Warren Garth Wheeler, 51, Georgetown; Mrs. Noah Thomas, Georgetown; G.W. Hall, 79, Lexington, father of Rex Hall and three sisters and three brothers; and James White, Duckers. E.L. Davis has started a business curing hams under the brand of Rookwood Hams. He hopes to cure about 2,500 this year. A pound loaf of bread has sold in New York for 5 cents for the first time since 1916. In the interval, it has gotten as high as 10 cents. New BYPU officers are R.W. Lacefield Jr., president; Wade Littrell, Miss Ethel Stafford, Leonora Donovan, Mrs. Arthur Graves and J.V. Yocum. Buford Lodge 494 officers are Master, Emery Jefferson; Joseph Lacefield, Lister Lacefield, T.M. Roach, M.D. Offutt, Dr. C.H. Tyler, William Wise, Frank L. Walter, Regis Alexander, Clarence Nave, J.T. Gatrell and J.V. Yocum. I.O.O.F. officers are Noble Grand, Albert Thomas, Jesse Wilson, George H. Wise and G.T. McKinney. Junior Order United American Mechanics officers are Councilor, John Devers; N.C. Bootze, Stanley Guynn, G.T. McKinney and Emery Jefferson. Red Men officers are Sachem, John Keith; Emery Jefferson, Jesse Green, Rowan Raisor, R.T. Courtney and Jesse Baldwin. France now has a population of 39,402,739. The population in 1911 was 39,604,992. Mr. and Mrs. K.D. Alexander and Miss Nellie King attended a New Year Party given by Charlton Clay at Paris. Mrs. A.J.A. Alexander and Mrs. W.E. Simms attended the bridge party given by Mrs. William E. Bradley Jr. at Glen-Ary, the country home of Judge and Mrs. Edward C. O’Rear near Frankfort, in honor of Mrs. James O’Rear of Calgary, Canada. Capt. W.C. White, who resigned as Versailles’ chief night policeman 10 days ago, has been appointed Prohibition officer and will work out of Lexington.