A Peach Of A Time
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*Note: The following appeared in the August 1947 issue of L. & N. Employes' Magazine A Peach Of A Time To Prove That “Chilton County Peaches Are Tops,” Growers And Civic-Minded Citizens Of Clanton And Thorsby, Ala., Stage First Annual Peach Festival By Lou Nash Auctioneer Tom McCord pointed a practiced finger at Lee Hornsby, of Eclectic, Ala., and said the one word “Sold!” with an inflection of finality. The high bidder mounted a gaily-bedecked platform on the grounds of Thorsby Institute to claim his newly purchased bushel of peaches. They were plump Hale Havens, packed with an eye to...