Carl Watkins: Camp

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Carl Watkins: Camp - XOTES FROM CAMP MIME. Ralph Jeremy went to town...
XOTES FROM CAMP MIME. Ralph Jeremy went to town last night to got a square meal. Loster Allen rode down Saturday night from Saffordville and returned this morning. Albert Woatlierly joined the campers Saturday night. John Powell wont to town Saturday afternoon mid a band of robbers, headed by Howard Rauscher, ransacked his cellar. A six-pound channel catfish was caught on the lines Saturday night. The river is rising rapidly and threatens to put an end to swimming and fishing. Camp Mize probably will break up Friday, and all indications show that the fourth annual outing wlH he the largest in attendance ever held, A large number'' of townspeople visited Camp Mize, yesterday afternoon. For the first time in a week the campers washed their faces and combed their hair so they coull meet their mothers and fathers, who >>vought. loads of provisions into camp. In (he evening short services were held and the rest of the timé was spent in looking over the camp and surroundings. Sunday is always a big day for Camp Mlze, as the caropers are always reinforce.1 by new boys—hut the biggest part is the baskets of pies, oranges, bananas, cookies, pickles and other such eatings that, were not made for campers, aiid which sent the boys to the doctor's tent to receive treatment by Mr. Mize. Albert Weatherly was chief cook Sunday and did his duty so well that he probably will be elected to serve again. The following is the menu of the Sunday meals: Breakfast—Cereal, with a little milk, scrambled eggs, and coffee. Dinner—Corn, fried catfish' anil, bread and butler. , The supper included such luxuries as cake, cookies and pies. The visitors left about 8 o'clock, ind after digging trenches and fastening tent pegs, Camp Mlze settled down and received a. thorough soaking, to show what real camping was. Among the visitors were Mr. iiid Mrs. 0. II. Rowland, Mr. and sirs. .1. C. Burnett, Mrs. H. D. • uelich, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Dunsworth, Mr. and Mrs. .T. H. Rausoher, Air. and Mrs. L. II. Bailey, Charley Ilaynes, Frank Longenookor. Har- ían AHman. Luther Buck, Carl Watkins, Loy Hege, Prank I'carson and Albert Rowland.

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  1. The Emporia Gazette,
  2. 28 Jun 1909, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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