Editor, Will A. Vick

July 31, 1889

Cottage Home

Uncle Christopher Coble, old citizen, died. Our sympathies are with Aunt Charity.

Mrs. Frances Elledge, Woodbury, is visiting her father, S.B. Sellars.

John Robinson and Dick Brooks (both col.) have left for parts unknown.

Infant and only s/o M/M L.D. Hamilton, died last night.

W.R. Paty and Mrs. J.B. Adams are not so well.

Jas. Anderson is much improved.

T.B. Walker has sold his farm to Lee Owen of Auburn

Pick Up

Uncle Rial Jennings has been on the sick list for several days.

Mrs. Tenney Hucherson is still no better.

Bill Turney opened his school at Hebron Academy Monday.

John Talley, Tom Roberson and Ed Jennings were visiting in town Sunday.

J.F. Patton and family were visiting relatives at this place.

Mrs. Parlee Tarpley was visiting at B.R. Williams yesterday.

Press Smith of Henderson X Roads was visiting his uncle, R.C. Jennings, a few days ago.

Alex Ferrel and family and Miss Willie Maddox of Jefferson are visiting relatives near here.

Miss Nannie Oakley opened school at the Camp Ground school house Monday.

L.G. Armstrong is having the lumber sawed to build him a new house.

E.C. Jennings killed one of his dogs which showed signs of being mad.

Clear Fork

John Grizzle, formerly of this place, d. in Nashville Monday and was brought home for burial.

Miss Alice Robertson [Robinson] of Forks of Pike is visiting her sister, Mrs. G.B. Givan.

Mannie King and Miss Williams of Adamson Branch were m. Tuesday.

Mrs. Mary McMillin and little children of Statesville were visiting relatives in this neighborhood.

Wm. Bass and Pritchard Bros. of Smith Fork threshed most of the wheat in this community.

Messrs. T.P. Bragg and James Evans of Forks of Pike went to Sycamore meeting Sunday.

T.M. Givan and wife went to Cottage Home Friday.

Tom Gossett and Tom Lamberson of Liberty went to Sycamore Sunday.

Thomas Tracy of Covington is visiting friends in the vicinity.

Messrs. J.B. Stark and C.Y. Givan went to Smithville Wednesday.

Prof. H.A. Bratten's school is flourishing with about 30 pupils.


Mrs. Elbert Robinson of Temperance Hall has been here attending her sick daughter, Mrs. Anthony.

Mrs. Jas. King is on the sick list this week.

Miss Mary Whaley spent the day in town yesterday.

C.C. Pritchard and wife were at preaching here Sunday.

Summer clothing at cost, for cash, at Jas. Pritchett's

John Robinson and wife spent Sunday in town with friends.

Mrs. Jno. Bass of Clear Fork is here this week visiting relatives.

Little May Gotherd of Dowelltown is very sick with fever.

Ed Gleason got his foot badly snagged while fishing last week.

J.M. Anderson of the Clear Fork country was here on business.

Misses Lide Allen and Minnie Seay paid our office a visit.

Wiley Vick and wife of Watertown have been visiting.

Judge W.T. Robinson and wife visited the family of Dr. Hudson.

C.P. Winstead and W.B. Evans went to Smithville Saturday to play baseball.

Jas. Stark and wife visited the family of John Hawkins of Auburn Saturday.

S.L. Williams and wife are spending a few days with her sister, Mrs. L.N. Woodside.

Miss Mildred Harvey will have charge of the music department when school opens here.

Miss Lillian Hobbs of Bellwood is here on a visit to family of B.L. Hale.

M.C. Vick has added greatly to the appearance of his premises by whitewashing the out houses, etc.

Lum Vanatta, an enterprising young farmer of Cottage Home, was on our streets this morning.

G.A. Smith of this place putting up a hearse for R.F. Jones and Bud Williams of Dowelltown.

Mrs. W.L. Vick has returned from Brush Creek, where she has been visiting her parents.

Mrs. J.H. McClellan of Dowelltown is visiting friends and relatives at Loudon, East Tennessee.

Mrs. Isaac Turney of Smallman is able to be out again.

Mrs. B.L. Hale has returned from Wilson county where she has been visiting friends and relatives.

D.D. Overall and wife and Grant Fite and Miss Etta Woodside all went to the Dry Creek silver mines Sunday.

Our old friend, Drura McKee, was in town and gave us a call.

C.L. Bright and wife left Monday to visit his sister at Readyville. They were accompanied by Mrs. Barnett of Morrilton, Arkansas.


Ephraim Bennet and Miss Lizzie Bennett were married Sunday, the 21st.

Born to Brack White and wife, a boy, weighing 12 pounds.

John Rutland and John Durrett leave today for 10 days at Red Boiling Springs.

Walter Lester drove down to Brush Creek last week.

R.B. Floyd is buying and shipping a good deal of wheat.

Esq. Mack Walker tried several law suits at Esq. D.O. Williams office Saturday.

Mrs. Tennie Bowers sold her horses and wagon at public auction last Saturday.

The protracted meeting at New Hope Church was conducted by Brothers A.S. Webb and W.D. Rakes.

James Neal, enterprising Mahone merchant, was here Saturday.

M.C. Banks and family visited friends at Lebanon and Tucker's X Roads.

Mrs. R.L. Floyd and Miss Etta are at the springs near New Middleton.

Mrs. Ida Grooms left for home Thursday.

Walter Lester and Will Beckwith were caught in the storm Saturday.

Shelby Malone has secured an agency for the North Western Mutual Life Ins. Co.

Charlie Palmer is staying with Tubb & Schurer this week.

Jim Cooper has returned from a visit to Lebanon.

There was a party at R.A. Bott's last week.

Bill Reece is visiting in Nashville this week.

John Guill of New Middleton was here yesterday.

R.M. Bone and family and Ed Bone and sister Mattie visited their Uncle Billie Coffee last week.

Letters in Smithville Post Office

Rube Akler,L.O. Bilbrey,W.E. Patter,John G. Paty,John New,S.L. Walker, J.L. Wiley

Mail Line to Sell

As I am about to buy a farm, I am anxious to sell out my contract on the Murfreesboro and Forks of Pike Mail Line. I will sell Hack, Stock and all together or any part of them separate. A solvent bond will be required. A.B. Hathaway

Notice:I will not be responsible for any debt contracted by my boys withour a written order. Martin Stark

Stockholders Meet

The second annual meeting of the stockholders of the Liberty Roller Mill was held here yesterday. Under the charter, eight directors were elected as follows; J.H. Overall, Jas. Pritchett, Pat Garity, E.M. Whaley, T.P. Bragg, D.D. Overall, J.A. Lambers on and Will A. Vick.


D.S. Boyd, who has been sick for some weeks, is better.

R.L. Jennings is very low at present.

J.R. Hale will move to Murfreesboro for some time for the purpose of educating his children.

Sam Patton has sold his farm here and has purchased another one near Linwood.

Ulysses Davis and sister and Miss Neal of Alexandria were here at church yesterday.

Miss Hattie Jennings of this place is visiting relatives on Fall Creek.

J.M. Jennings has sold his stock of goods to T.H. Oakley.

Misses Effie Smith of Smithville and Jennie Powell of Forks of Pike have been visiting here.

J.M. and J.L. Jennings of this place will begin building on the lots they bought at Watertown.

Miss Stella Hale anticipates going to Mt. Vernon, Indiana to attend school.

G.M. Armstrong will attend school at the Masonic Normal in Alexandria this fall.

Mrs. B. Jennings, w/o R.C. Jennings Jr., is very low at present.

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