Granny Rose Woolwine

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Granny Rose Woolwine - 'Granny' Gets Her Shot Victim Of Two Floods...
'Granny' Gets Her Shot Victim Of Two Floods Knows What Typhoid Is Like Granny, a wiry 74 years of age, By CHARLIE CONNOR Of The Daily Mail Staff ,„0l her .shot, Ivphoid style. You can 'I fool Grannv Rose; .>rw„'* k„w , w.t << ^ »„rj |Woolwine — she knows what it's: . ' like to «o through a flood. f J'" - Ul* u,s rdl" Lame' , There was that time in 1013'Said Granny, she was sitting in ;wnen tamn LrecK wasneu out. - ner home smoking her pipe when oat on me bank and watched one of her grandsons told her the chicken houses float by," shelshe'd have to leave for higher1 j She also caught typhoid fex ■ l,ikg to burned me was sicker than a mule." j COAXED BY DOCTOR ! So, Grannv. known the Iencth1 01 tIK iwo - Miie. man i take any !uldlli:t; U11S ,ime - °"e sue ner ly - j|j"">u ^ mib nau lo oe |waxea oy ur. rase secKtoro, - ;cil - v - countir hcalth officer, "Have J'mi naci .V0L,!' shot, Gran being - ';">'?" ne a! 'slloL of moonshine, maybe." in I won't gi moonshine, - Granny shot back, her eves twinkling, but 1 guess you're talking about typhoid, young fella. No, I ain't." "You haven't been drinking water oul of your well, have you?" asked the doctor. "Yes. I have," said Granny. ' Well, you ought In gel your shot right away." said the doctor. 1 don I want lo have to put you j ground. SITS IN 'LITTLE HOUSE "What for? If it's going to ■ash the place away, let ash me with it. 1 ain't moving, she said. But when the waters started lapping at the floor hoards on her trame home, Granny moved. Where did she go? "Why, son, f just went up to that little house m back and set spell." she said. What little house? "Why. the outhouse, of course, some people call them privies. I went m. - ide and shut the door. Stayed there for two hours, reckon, snug as a bug." The waters receded and she loved back into her house. "The menfolk were off helping omer unlorlunate souls, ttc'.l. ou better not you a lasle of my: said branny. jatives, friends and neighbors liv ing with her. 'Took 'em in out of the weath* er," she said. ''Everyone's got to help one another in limes like these." Granny's okay, sitting on her front porch, rocking and smoking her pipe. She has no intention of moving. 'Move? Not me, son. This is home, all 1 got. A team of mules j wouldn't drag me out. Besides. I got my typhoid shot now. I'm School Parley Continues Today State School Supt Rex M. Smith ;aid here that orientation meet ings for new county superintend ents will continue through today at his offices here. Ten new superintendents hired by county school boards in recent weeks include Robert G. Lindsay Brooke; James S. GladweU in Clay; Creed Sions in Grant; James Kenneth Fry in Hardy; H. iPink Bowers in Pendleton. John Saunders in Raleigh: How WON'T MOVE ard Perine in Ritchie; Irvng Mad - Grannv has livwi 23 vpar* m d> in Summers: Waymond F. Ri Elk Two - Mile. At one time fol - in, Wirt, and Robert Kuhn in lowing me tiood, she had 26 rel - . - - - - , io| t! - - - - i fort r >■ Ibis - : ma - . as are1 - : dc - | to| - : j ^^^^^ TYPHOID SHOT — "Well, go ahead, shoot." says Granny Rose Woolwine, 74, of Elk Two Mile as Dr. Ahmad Khosroshahi prepares to give her a typhoid shot. Granny caught typhoid in the 1913 Cabin Creek flood and says it's no picnic. - Daily Mail Photo by Ray Wheeler.

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  1. The Charleston Daily Mail,
  2. 28 Jul 1961, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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