THE LIBERTY HERALD
Editor, Will A. Vick
October 2, 1889
Henderson X Roads
Misses Winnie Williams and Lizzie Fletcher made a flying visit to Smithville. Miss Lizzie has charge of the music class at Oak Point.
Dr. Pemberton, Jas. and Charlie Prichard have returned from a short business trip to Kentucky.
Miss Floy Henderson and A.J. Malone of Washington Territory were married at the residence of the bride's father on the afternoon of September 28th. Miss Floy was attended by Miss Lizzie Fletcher of Smithville and Miss Mary Thomas of Greenvale. Mr. Malone was attended by Rob't Short and J.C. Henderson, both Jeffersonians. We regret to lose Miss Floy, who will soon leave for Washington Territory.
Albert Henderson is on the sick list, also his mother, who received injuries from a fall.
Z.T. Cox is now a citizen of our town and occupies the Hale house. He sold his farm to C.S. Reeves.
Mr. Posey Harris of Jefferson is in town today.
Miss Lillie Jennings has been on the sick list.
James Armstrong, one of our boys who is in business in Nashville, is visiting his parents here.
Forrest Smith of Cainsville spent Sunday with J.L. Davis.
Old Mrs. Fletcher, widow of Joseph Fletcher, has the account book which Bird Smith kept at his store in Statesville in 1835-6.
Mrs. Alice McMillin is very sick.
G.M. Jennings of this place has a nice lot of coffins and is well prepared as general undertaker.
Miss Jennie Davis is some better now.
M.E. Wauford has returned from an extended visit among friends and relatives in Missouri and Illinois, among the number, Elijah Yeargin in Illinois.
James Tubb left for home this morning.
A little girl of James Paschal's, living near this place in Smith County, died Wednesday.
Born to T.P. Davis and wife Sunday, a born.
Mrs. Hattie Rutland died last Friday.
Johnie West and family and L. Markum and family of Cumberland Mountain are visiting friends and relatives at this place.
Mrs. Lanham and daughter, Mrs. Cora Fite of Commerce were visiting at Mrs. Sallie Fite's.
B.R. Williamson has returned from a visit in Kentucky.
M.F. Hayes left Thursday on an excursion to the Lone Star State.
Messrs. Jennings and Powell have moved their Sawmill to this place.
J.R. and R.J. Patterson sold a fine lot of hogs to Mr. Ready of Auburn.
Jep Turney has rented a half interest in W.H. Tribble's well machine and he and J.W. Oran are sinking a well for R.C. Jennings.
W.M. Moore, Adm'r. et als vs. James Burtle, et als
In this cause…that the unknown heirs of Jane and Sam Driver, Delia Johnson, James Burtle, Helen Collins, Jas. Young, Beyal Young, F.E. Rigsby, M.D. Rigsby, Amelia Rigsby, S.L. Moore, Elizabeth Young and John Young are non-residents of the State of Tennessee…
Born to T.P. Givan and wife, a girl.
Sam Ward and wife of Grant spent Saturday here.
Miss Anna Jennings has returned to her home in Statesville.
Foster Beard's little baby was buried at Salem Thursday.
Rev. I.W. Tribble and wife have been here this week assisting with the protracted meeting.
Jordan King has moved to his farm on Clear Fork and Mrs. Wm. Fite occupies his house.
Mrs. Wm. Youngblood is improving.
The case of T.J. Jones vs. J.M. Malone, attachment to enforce the landlord's lien before E.L. Scott, J.P., came off Tuesday.
Messrs. George Smithson and ____ Hall accompanied by Misses Alice Smithson and Booddie Stoner have been visiting here.
Isaac Grandstaff and wife of Helton have been here attending the bedside of her father, Ben Odom, who died Monday. His remains were carried to Auburn for interment.
Jas. King has been in feeble health for two or three weeks.
The State vs. Milus Northcutt, charged with attempting to commit rape, has been set for Thursday before J.D. Smith, J.P.
Prof. E.W. Brown passed through town enroute from Temperance Hall, where he will teach the school next year.
Mrs. S.D. Fite's stolen mare was recovered.
M.T. Enos is off duty today as the mill is complete. He says he hates to leave.
Wanted-a steady reliable family of 4 or 5 girls to work in Factory as weavers. A fatherless family wanted only.
Herschel A. Bratten has been licensed to practice law in all the courts in this state. He has his office in town in Will T. Hale's office.
In the case of the State vs. Fanny Knight, which suit came off on Sycamore Fork last Thursday, the defendant was acquitted. James Cummings represented the State and Houston & Jones, the defendant.
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