THE LIBERTY HERALD
Editor, Will A. Vick
July 3, 1889
Mrs. Dr. Turney, Miss Stella and Mr. Edward Hale are in Indiana visiting relatives.
Misses Angie and Nettie Strould are visiting their sister, Mrs. Pennel.
Mrs. George Smith and daughter, Lillie spent the day in town.
Misses Lassie and Alta Patton were visiting their g-father Saturday.
Miss Anna Jennings spent Saturday night with Miss Lou Bullock.
Drs. Knapp and Gillepsie were in town this week.
Children's day at the C.P. church----Dr. Gold of Alexandria spoke. G.M. Jones decorated the house and Miss Zella Webb was organist.
Farmer's Alliance of this place elected L.D. Stroud as President.
W.E. Garrison of Alexandria is visiting his father-in-law, E.S. Bowers.
Grant Fite was in town Saturday.
There will be a land sale at the residence of Hardin George, dec'd. on the 3rd day of August.
Mr. Winfrey of Shop Springs was here Sunday. The blind boy received the sad news of his father's death last week.
Mattie Hayes, d/o Az Hayes, has been sick.
Rev. John R. Hearn died Saturday.
I.M. Sandlin brought watermelons to sell from Nashville.
Mrs. D.W. Dinges and dau., Pauline, Mrs. Callie Rollins, Mrs. Alice Williams and Misses Ophie Tyree and Callie Tubb left Friday for the Women's Missionary Conference at Franklin.
Ed Price of Carthage was here in the interest of the Record.
Ed Bone of Gainesboro, Texas is expected to arrive this evening.
Charlie Wheeler has been on the sick list.
Hal Tubb and Marrie Smith went to Nashville Monday.
Charlie Simpson and Jim O'Laughlin went to Alabama Monday.
M. Tiller of Lebanon is stopping at the Central Hotel.
Mrs. Carrie Jones and son, Jimmie Baird Jones, are visiting M/M B.F. Bell.
A.B. Hicks rode out to his farm on Smith Fork Monday.
Miss Bettie Saunders has returned to her home in Carthage.
Miller Schurer has again been the recipient of a beautiful bouquet.
Mrs. Ed. Reece and daughters have returned from a visit to relatives on Smith Fork.
Mrs. Fudge and Mrs. Franklin of Nashville are visiting at John Rollins.
George Cooper arrives at home Monday.
James Foutch of Nashville is visiting relatives near here.
Mrs. Bettie Hays Bridges and son are visiting Mrs. Eddie Hays at Helton.
Misses Elmer West and Tony Hays returned yesterday from a visit to relatives at Nashville.
Mattie Hays, d/o Az Hays has been sick at Ike Cooper's this week.
Born to Dr. Sellars and wife, a boy.
Col. Jas. Fuller, old resident of Rutherford county, is visiting his son, Dr. Fuller.
Mrs. J.R. Gassaway was in town shopping this morning.
Mrs. Dr. Fuller has been very sick.
B. Waterman is here again today talking shoes, dry goods, etc.
John Gleason has gone on a pleasure trip to Birmingham, Alabama.
Sam Vanatta was in town last Saturday.
Chas. Wheeler has recovered sufficiently to go on the road again and is here today.
J.F. Turner & Bros. have commenced work on the new boarding house for Rev. Stewart.
Judge Dan Williams was here yesterday and left his semi-annual report.
Edward Manley and wife of Granville, Jackson county came to Stewart Wells to spend a month for their health.
John W. Overall returned home from Nashville. He has received an appointment under Collector Nunn as Deputy.
J.B. Loring was here last week from Trousdale and Macon counties, where he has sold large bills of fruit trees.
Mrs. B.A. High of Alexandria passed through Sunday.
Thos. Prichard has a 70 acre farm for sale situated 2 miles north of Dowelltown.
Clide Odom got his leg broken by the kick of a mule.
Charlie Jones is still very sick.
Miss Hattie Alexander, who has been visiting the family of Giles McBroom, left for Porterfield Sunday.
Andrew McKnight of Porterfield was here Sunday.
Messrs. Chas. Nichol and T.M. Bryan paid Forks of Pike a flying visit.
Miss Lena Odom has been very sick.
C. Dougherty is anticipating a trip to Cincinnati soon.
Henry Reynolds, near this place, hung himself from a tree, June 22nd. He and his wife were not living happily and when she had gone he seemed to prefer death. Old man Tomie Wooden happened by in time and saved his life.
T.K. David harvested 60 bushels off 3 ½ acres.
David & Turney, the new well-digging firm, will bore one for the schoolhouse of this place.
J.B. Cathron is attending the Institute at Lebanon this week.
Rev. T.S. Patton preaches here every first Sunday.
J.S. Barger bought a fine young mare from Mint Johnson.
Bratten & Lamberson have begun their new drugstore.
H.C. Patton threshed wheat last week.
E.S. Priest, Esq. has, or will soon move to Nashville where he will be engaged for the next four years.
Mrs. Magness and little dau., Ola, are spending time here with friends and relatives.
J.M. and John Jennings of Statesville, B.C. Hale and Dep. Sheriff Beard all bought lots here last week.
Our little town boasts of one of the oldest persons in the county, county, Uncle Bil, aged 88 years.
W.H. Tribble has purchased a new surrey and a horse to drive to it.
Mrs. Mollie Treece of Nashville was visiting her parents this week.
Mrs. Tennie Hucherson is in very feeble health.
B.R. Williamson had about 50 bushels of wheat carried by high water.
Forest Smith has returned from school at Jackson, Tennessee.
Mr. B. Preston and wife went to Alexandria last Sunday.
J.B. Stark has a horse with a badly swollen leg.
Lee Overall of Capling was in the neighborhood a few days ago.
Misses Sarah Fite and Etta Woodside of Liberty were in the vicinity Thursday.
Jas. Greer's family are all down [sick].
E. Montgomery returned from a trip in Alabama.
Chas Faulkner is in the mountains on a trip for the Tn. Mills.
Messrs. Ed Harwell and Bell McClarty of McMinnville were visiting the Springs this evening.
Charlie Foster came up from Smithville yesterday to take charge of Mr. Montgomery's team.
Rev. A.L. Comer preached an interesting sermon.
Bettie Mangrum has been suffering from heart disease.
Horace Thompson has a very sore finger.
Will McKee went visiting last Sunday.
Sue Donnell of Lebanon is visiting Miss Laura Berry.
Mr. Summer Shaw and family of Baird's Mills paid Mrs. Bettie McKee a visit.
Harry Johns, who has been doing business in Alabama since January visited friends and relatives here last week.
A fishing party consisting of M.A. Crowley, Jno. Windham, D.A. Eaton, and W.B. Foster left for the mouth of Pine Creek today.
Will Evans of Liberty was with us this week.
The young folks enjoyed a social at J.M. Kidwell's Monday night. The following were present:
|Miss Fannie Seawell||P.C. Shields||Miss Mollie Crowder||Will Evans|
|Miss Willie Lee||J.T. Allen||Miss Effie Smith||Will Holmes|
|Miss Hallie Dearman||P.C. Crowley||Miss Jodie Dearman||J.C. Foster|
|Miss Lelia Phillips||A.S. Holmes||Miss Nora Lee||M. Fletcher|
|Miss Lee Witt||G.M. Foster|
A.B. Hooper, the popular drummer, wears a plug hat now.
M.L. Wilson of Caney Fork was it the city today.
Mrs. Belle Phillips and son are visiting Mrs. R.E. Shields this week.
Miss Laura Seawell and sister, Fannie are visiting friends and relatives in Smithville.
County court commenced Monday and established a new district. We are unable to give particulars as yet. The following venire was selected:
|District 1 D.W. Dinges & G.E. Henley||District 12 G.W. Springfield|
|District 2 J.D. Smith & M.C. Vick||District 13 R.M. Griffith|
|District 3 H. Craddock||District 14 N.B. Bozarth|
|District 4 T.J. Haas||District 15 L. Driver|
|District 5 J.A. James||District 16 D.G. Eaton|
|District 6 A.J. Cantrell||District 17 T.H. Nixon & C.H. Exum|
|District 7 J.H.S. Knowles||District 18 Jas. Foutch|
|District 8 W.S. Johnson||District 19 J.B. Henley|
|District 9 R. Black & M.L. Bonham||District 20 A.H. Robinson|
|District 10 W.J. Fitts||District 21 W.N. Adcock|
|District 11 S. Warford|
Avant & Edge---Smithville---Attorneys at law, A. Avant & J.D. Edge
W.G. Crowley---Attorney at law and Solicitor in Chancery
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