John Rose inks a Barney Google and Snuffy Smith cartoon and some editorial cartoons for the Daily News-Record on Thursday, January 7. (Austin Bachand/Daily News-Record/The Journal) Barney Google and Snuffy Smith Cartoonist John Rose is speaking to the New Market Historical Society on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the Quality Inn in New Market, Virginia. The event begins at 6:30. After the attendees have a buffet dinner, dessert and coffee, Rose will speak about his career as a cartoonist, show samples of his work and then create drawings on a large tablet for the audience of the characters in his popular Snuffy Smith comic strip. For more details call Caroll Douglas at 540-740-2740. Thanks to The Journal newspaper in Rockingham County for writing a story about the upcoming talk. You can read it here!