Editor, Will A. Vick

May 28, 1890

Round Top

Thomas Foutch, a son of Uncle Levi Foutch, died last Wednesday of consumption. He was buried at East View Cemtery.

Mrs. Patsy Hays of Forks of Pike died a few days ago. She was the widow of Rev. Nat. Hays, who preached for many years at Prosperity and Salem.

W.W. Adams and George Harvey are preparing for another huge lawsuit soon.

J.B. Reeves little boy baby, about one year and four months old, found a mug of lamp oil Saturday and drank it and died that night.


Mrs G.D. Pemberton and sister, Miss Rena were visiting Saturday, accompanied by J.W. Armstrong.

Miss Annaline Jennings was visiting Miss Lena Armstrong Sunday.

Jas. M. Jennings, a prominent citizen of this place, will leave our town and make his future home in Watertown.


Lee Hammond is improving slowly.

James Evans and wife of Forks of Pike visited relatives in Smith County last week.

George Neal and Wm. Hammons went to Lebanon today.

Rev. Evans Walker (col.) preached at this place yesterday. George A. Neal was one of the most attentive hearers.

One of Miss Florence Neal's white rabbits died.

Dan Smith, who has been running a sawmill near Temperance Hall spent Sunday with his family near here.


C.C. Odom is some better at present.

Miss Lizzie Goodloe's art class will exhibit their work Friday.

Mill for Sale

For sale on easy terms, the Dry Creek Flouring and Grist and Saw mills and sixty acres of timbered and tillable land with fine water, situated six miles of Smithville, four miles from Dowelltown, and five from Liberty and near the Dry Creek silver and lead mines.
R.E. Robinson, Smithville


Robert E. Simpson's little boy, while at town, fell from his horse and broke his arm. Doctors Williams, McMillin and Bone set the arm and the little fellow was taken to his home on Smith Fork.

George Foutch (col.) had the misfortune to get his leg broke while loading cars at Brush Creek.

A.N. Nichols, Mrs. Nichols, Nellie and Frank arrived yesterday and are stopping at the Willow House.

Miss Edna Rollins is visiting relatives in Nashville.

Dr. T.P. Davis will be absent from town next week and Dr. T.M. Eaton will attend to his calls.

James Henley returned from Nashville last week.

A rattlesnake was killed near Esq. Zed McMillen's farm, south of here-7 feet, 5 inches long with 11 rattles.

Charlie Reeves and R.L. Hearn were visiting at New Middleton.

Ira W. King and family have moved to Gallatin where they will make their future home.

Miss Mollie Crowder of Smithville was visiting at Dr. Tom Eaton's.

Charlie Wheeler has been here for several days.

John W. Rutland went to Nashville this morning.

J.T. High has been sick for several days.

D.H. Davis has been quite sick, but is much better today.

B.A. Adamson is very sick at his home near town.

James Wood's little girl, Maud, died Thursday.

Miss Ella Robinson is seriously ill.

Bill Botts is still very low.


Eld. J.M. Kidwell went down on the stage Saturday.

H.B. Grooms and three of his daughters were here Monday.

J.W. Hays and his daughter came down yesterday on a short trip.

Sheriff Lassiter and W.B. Corley were here on a flying trip business trip.

B.F. Hall, wife and daughter gave our office a call.

John Robinson and wife spent the night with the family of Mrs. Campbell.

Shelah Turner and wife returned to Woodbury today after a visit with relatives here.

Last Thursday, one of our citizens, T.D. Bass, was married to Miss Mary J. Grandstaff of Wilson County.

Prof. John Bryan, Jr. has been elected to take charge of the school at Shop Springs.

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