March 13, 1903

Walter Wright, colored, while chopping wood last week, very seriously cut his foot. He was brought to Milton where his wounds were dressed by Dr. Wilson.

Six acres of land, the property of the late Jos. Oliver, deceased, was sold at public sale by his administratrix on Saturday last. It was purchased by J. R. Atkins for $320.

It is now probable that there will be no Rural Free Delivery from Milton, as the country not already covered by these routes is too small to meet the requirements of the department.

Louis Darby, who has been visiting friends in Milton, has returned to Camden, N. J.

The Methodist Episcopal Sunday School of this town, will celebrate its seventieth anniversary during the month of May. An interesting feature of the occasion will be an address by the only charter member alive, Capt. Steve R. Bennett. The school was organized in 1832.

It is reported that another new canning factory will be erected at Overbrook.

Misses Ava King and Sallie Polk spent Saturday afternoon in Georgetown.

Capt. Frank Lacey is spending a few days with his family in town.

Lucinda Stephens and Joseph Walls were married on Wednesday evening, March 4, 1903 at the home of the bride’s parents, by the Rev. L. P. Corkran.

Dr. Robt. Hopkins is on the sick list.

Joseph M. Lank made a business trip to Georgetown on Friday.

Percy Marshall, of Lewes, spent Thursday with friends in Milton.

Hyson Davidson returned to Camden on Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ingram and daughter, Miss Maggie, spent Saturday and Sunday with friends in Georgetown.

Farmer’s Institute was held in Schoolhouse Hall, Friday afternoon and evening. Quite a number of farmers attended.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sharp returned from Philadelphia on Thursday.

Mr. George B. Atkins was in Baltimore on Thursday and Friday.

Mr. Howard Camper has been visiting his parents.

Wm. D. P. Conwell died at his home on Tuesday morning, March 10th, 1903. Interment at Zion Cemetery on Thursday.

Miss Emma Gray has returned home from Frankford, accompanied by Miss Nellie Gray.

A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of N. W. White’s daughter, Miss Carrie, to Mr. Winfield Wright, of Denton, on Tuesday evening, March 10, 1903, by Rev. H. S. Johnson. Many friends were present, and numerous valuable presents were received.