Editor, Will A. Vick

October 30, 1889


Nathan Bogle and Miss Lillie Barrett of Hurricane Creek were married yesterday.

Jno. Doak, one of Alexandria's stockman, was in town Saturday.

Temperance Hall

James Cheek, who has been sick for some two weeks, is dead.

Mrs. James Rowland is some better.

Henry Nickson's little girl is very sick.

Wm. Malone was married to Miss Eliza Bennett.

P.L. Reynolds and A. Frazier attended the Linwood stock sales.


Mrs. D. Williamson is much improved at this time.

Ike Harvey, Perry Young and W.H. Oran were visiting at this place Sunday.

S.F. Barbee and family spent Sunday with relatives at this place.

Jeff Tribble and lady of Monteagle are visiting his brother, W.H. Tribble.

John Thrower and son of Woodbury were here wanting to buy mules.

Wess Tribble left for his home in Arkansas last week.

Forest Smith left for Jackson, Tennessee to attend a 10 month school.

J.W. Davis has returned after an extensive tour through the Lone Star State.

M.F. Hays also returned from Texas after an absence of several weeks.

N. (Nube) L. Davis has purchased the house and lot of W.H. Tribble.

J.W. Davis received a kick from a colt last Thursday.


Miss Callie White of Nashville is visiting Miss Ophie Tyree here.

Miss Hattie Gowan of Nashville is visiting her sister, Mrs. Fellie Atwell, here.

Miss Mai Robinson of Nashville is visiting Miss Mattie Webb here.

Jim Sargent of Nashville is visiting friends and relatives in Smithville.

Miss Alice Staley of Nashville is visiting her uncle, James Dearman.

Miss Isa Jones of McMinnville returned home after a visit to Miss Willie Lee.

Miss Lula Harwell is visiting at the Tyree house.

Miss Jennie Scudder returned to Smithville to take charge of the music class at Pure Fountain College.

Miss Ada Blankenship left Smithville Friday to accept a position in the Dowelltown school.

Miss Alice Robinson of Nashville is visiting friends here.

Dr. Henry Martin and wife of Cookeville are visiting in Smithville.

There was a social at G.G. Dillard's and one at Z.P. Lee's residence.


Prof. H.J. Arnold, a graduate of the Bowling Green Normal school, has been added to the faculty at Science Home.

Miss Florence Marler was thrown from a horse and had her arm broken.

Ed Gwaltney was hurt from a fall from his wagon.

Miss Elmer West left to spend a few days at Monteagle.

Miss Ophelia Jones left for Riddleton Friday where she will open school.

Charlie Banks and wife left for home last week.

Mrs. Arie Eason and Jeff Doss are visiting their mother at this place.

John Hooper was here this week.

Ira W. King and wife went to Gallatin Monday.

Lon Pendleton and Miss Bettie Saunders spent Sunday here.

Rev. T.H. Hinson of Shelbyville is here this week.

George Bains and Miss Alice Robertson were married Wednesday at the residence of Esq. R.M. Johnson.

Elmore Hill is here today.

Mrs. Foust, wife of William Foust of this place, died Saturday.

Hattie Roy


H.B. Grooms, a prominent farmer of Cottage Home, and Mrs. Wm. Fite were here Friday.

Mrs. S.T. Key and children, Strother and Idene, of Birmingham, Alabama are visiting friends here.

The Herald devils were made glad by a basket of apples from James Mullinax of Round Top.

Miss Peggy Terel of Granville has returned home from Stewart's Well.

W.B. Davis went to Watertown Monday.

J.D. Smith's little baby is very sick.

Ben Payne intends moving to town.

Mrs. Dr. Wilkes left for her home in Waco, Texas this morning.

J.J. Evans has been appointed administrator of his father's estate.

Miss Alta Hollowell of Murfreesboro is visiting here for a few days.

J.W. Overall has returned from an official trip to the upper country.

J.H. Overall and Mr. Agnew have gone to New Middleton today.

Little Floy, daughter of M/M H.L. Hale, is very sick.

Miss Robbie Davis of Alexandria has been visiting here.

W.B. Corley and wife of Smithville were visiting here.

Westley Crook will administer on the estate of his father, the late John Crook.

Jordan King and wife contemplate moving to their farm on Sycamore.

J.D. Smith of Murfreesboro is at Stewart's well.

J.C. Evans has been up on a business and pleasure trip from Grant.

Miss Mildred Harvey, daughter of Dr. R.H. Harvey, arrived Saturday to take charge of the music class in the Normal here.

T.W. Eason is running a hack from Alexandria to Brush Creek making connection with all trains.

Rev. John T. Oakley was on the stage Saturday enroute to Dry Creek to dedicate the new Baptist church.

Our friend, R.M. Griffith, was pretty sharply bruised up last week by having too much confidence in the fidelity of a mule.

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