BITS AND PIECES
LANGFORD’S COVE, & GHOLSON’S
Evant is successor to the original Langford’s Cove,
and the gap just south on Highway 66 is Gholson’s Gap.
When trains first began coming to Hamilton they would go
out to the "Y" to turn around with more passengers than they had
on the regular run. Boys caught them for the free ride to the
"Y" and back.
According to Dr. Robert T. Hill of the Dallas News,
Coronado passed up the Bosque River. This would have had him going through
Jonesboro was once quite an important town and
maintained a "college." The Hamilton school; was originally
called a "college" and men teachers were called professors.
MME.. CHIANG KAI-SHEK
One has to admit the governments of the democracies have
done nothing tangible or practical, not even to protect their own
interest. --Mme.. Chiang Kai-shek, wife of China’s generalissimo on the
Peserve this copy of The News for future
The governor of Texas rules more territory
than any king or dictator of Europe in the continental limits of his
country, Russia excluded.
The Hamilton High School football team won
its fight district championship in the fall of 1937.
Coffee cost 20 cents a pound in Hamilton in
Flour cost six cents a pound in Hamilton in
Bacon cost 15 cents a pound in Hamilton in
Corn meal cost $2 a bushel in Hamilton in
Hamilton County is almost exactly the
geographical center of Texas
HAMILTON COUNTY NEWS, Vol. VIII, No. 7
THE CARLTON CITIZEN, Vol. 30, No. 23
Friday, June 24, 1938
W. F. Billingslea, Publisher, Hamilton