April 10, 1953 Presbyterian children were entertained with an egg hunt Saturday afternoon by the Sunday school. About forty children enjoyed the afternoon. Ice cream was served following the hunt. The Madison Jewelers is under the new ownership of Roy Morris, a watchmaker and experienced in jewelry stores for over eleven years. Sheriff Moore is distributing a quantity of sugar, taken in recent still confiscations, to the hospital and the school lunch rooms, fifty pounds to each. A short circuit developed Tuesday night at 10:10 o’clock at the underground sub-tie at the power plant in this city and caused two oil switches to burn along with the sub-tie cable. April 9, 1954 Six persons were hospitalized and two cars were demolished as the result of an automobile accident about 4:15 p.m. Monday three miles east of Lee on US 90. The injured were Mr. and Mrs. William Honaker and daughter Kitty Sue of Yukon, Fla., who were given first aid treatment at the local hospital before being taken to Moody Air Base hospital, Mrs. Olene Safrank and Miss Margaret Powers of Jacksonville, who were over-night patients at Madison County hospital, and treated for multiple lacerations, bruises and shock, and Mrs. Shirley Ziegler of Jacksonville, who sustained a broken leg and other injuries and is in the Suwannee County hospital, Live Oak. Madison’s first strike developed his Thursday morning when the carpenters on construction of the new hospital were called off the job. Albert Byrd, colored, is in the MacClenny jail on a charge of excessive speed and reckless driving as the result of an early morning escapade Sunday on US 90.
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