Category Archives: Through the Cabin Window

Selected items from “Yesterdays” column in Log Cabin Democrat; reprinted here with permission.

Through the Cabin Window – November, 2016

100 YEARS AGO, November 4, 1916

♦  The first “home grown” celery ever marketed in Conway was brought here today by C. C. Sherrill, who lives six miles east of Clinton in Van Buren County. Mr. Sherrill has three quarters of an acre planted in celery, from which he said he expects to realize about $800. Mr. Sherrill brought a wagonload of celery to Conway and sold it for 5 cents a bunch. Continue reading

Through the Cabin Window – September, 2016

100 YEARS AGO, September 21, 1916

♦  Coach Dan Estes’ chances for a winning football machine are unusually good. Reporting for practice were “Sallow” Dodson, Sam Donnell, Orien Wray and Joe Day, Joe Brooks, the fighting center of several season, arrived last night and will start practicing this afternoon. Graydon Dodson, who tips the beam at nearly 200, is a likely contender for a line berth. Continue reading