Editor, Will A. Vick

December 1, 1886


Gen. Wm. B. Stokes and dau., Mrs. Fannie Tubb, went to Lebanon Saturday to attend the funeral of Hon. Jordan Stokes.

Dr. J.S. McClain left for San Diego, California, Monday.

Miss Lucy White who but recently moved from near this place to Nashville, died last Sunday.

Elonzo T. Fite, gone [died], who only a short time ago visited my home in Nashville with his dear family.

Alvin Sneed came home form Lebanon sick.

Hal Tubb went to Nashville for Christmas goods.

James Jones went to the Cumberland River to see the new boat, Sam P. Jones.

Lee Garrison was thrown last week by a mexican pony.

Isaac Cooper has moved to town, also I.N. Bass.

E. Turner's smokehouse was broken into.

Charley Wheeler is the champion shot of Alexandria.


Mrs. Lillie High has been sick with pneumonia.

Prof. Brown of Dowelltown has moved here and will take charge of the school next year.

Prof. Jones & Renick of Liberty Normal paid us a visit.

Miss Minnie Byre, who went to West Tennessese several months ago, has returned.

Prof. Clarence Hale is welcomed home after teaching at Four-Corners.

Profs. Jno. Wood, Round Top and Jarred of Alexandria Normal paid us a visit.

Jake Hawkins has gone to enter Liberty Normal.

C.E. Paty & Miss Lucy Nichol, of this place, were m. last Thursday. The parties then went to Murfreesboro, accompanied by Messrs. J.G. Paty & Jno. Holmes, Misses Nora Nichol and Bettie Spain of Milton.

On the same day, Prof. Jordan Gothard, Dowelltown, was m. to Miss Leona Odom. They left shortly for Dowelltown with Joe Odom and Miss Mollie Hancock.


W. T. Wilson has accepted the position of Deputy Marshall from the Hon. S.F. Wilson.

Z.P. Lee, County Clerk for 8 years, has accepted an appointment from the Hon. S.F. Wilson to which he will take charge of and hold at the Custom House in Nashville.

E.J. Evans is visiting in Nashville.

Mrs. S.L. Williams is doing no good for several days.

T.C. Maddux has returned to Smithville and will remain a few days.

J.S. Smith has returned from Nashville with his health improved.


Four month infant of E.T. Haley is dead.

H.N. Williams returned to his mother's home after being in Texas for 6 years.

Charlie Hall m. to Miss Pallie Pugh last week.

Thos. Hale and family & George Bratten and family have gone to Nashville. A.J. Pugh & J.R. Dodd aim to start soon with their families.

Isaac Marcum's house burned.

Clear Fork

Thos. Pugh has moved from here to Dry Creek.

Miss Ida Vanatta is visiting her sister, Mrs. T.M. Givan.

J.B. Stark is happy again. It is an 11 pound boy.

Forks of Pike

Music class taught by Mrs. Tennie McFerrin.

Miss Leela West has gone to Watertown to see her sister, Mrs. Martha Neal.

Misses Etta & Alice Williams of Dowelltown are visiting here.

Mr. Fran Hall, our peddler, has been sick.

Samuel Vanatta has built a new hen house.


M.A. Stark is slowing improving-will move to his farm 2 miles East of here next week.

J.?. Turner will move near this place.

Sunday School here with; W.T. Robinson, superintendent, Mr. Jo Wright, sec., Allen Wright, Mrs. Lillie Hunt, Mrs. Mary McClellan and Miss Jennie Evans, teachers.

Col. J.H. Blackburn bought a lot on Main St. He will start to Washington in about two weeks in the interest of soldiering.

Temperance Hall

Messrs. J.G. & P.L. Reynolds have bought about 350 hogs here, which they will ship by boat from Lancaster.

Sam Watson broke his leg.

Born to Dr. Mason & wife, a fine girl, the past week.


Jno. W. Overall left for Nashville this morning.

Miss Ella Donaldson returned from a visit to Smithville.

Mrs. S.H. Flippen and ch. Spent Thanksgiving with Mrs. B.L. Hale.

Mrs. R.F. Jones of Dowelltown ate Thanksgiving turkey with her sister, Mrs. J.P. Stark.

A.S. Avant, pastor of Colored baptist Church here, has moved to Murfreesboro.

T.L. Jennings of Greenvale was in town.

A.B. Smith & Mrs. R.B. Floyd of Alexandria were in town.

Misses Maggie Woodside & Nannie Smith gave our office a call.

Dr. A.P. Trogden and family will move to Gainesboro.

Mrs. Sampson Yeargin and little dau. spent yesterday in town.

Met Oakley, trustee, was in town to collect taxes.

Saturday in Auburn, Reuben Adams was severely beaten up by Henry Odom, due to an old grudge.

Insolvent Notices

Ann J. Callicoat, dec'd.-----A.P. Smith, exec.

W.A. Whaley, dec'd.--------J.W. Overall, adm.

Letters in Liberty Post Office
Willie Allen J.H. Arnold L.J. Bratten Burnett Payne
Jno. Crook Jas. Clark Geo. Derting Dan Derting
M.A. Evans J.C. Evans W.R. Eller Wm. Franks
J.E. Groom N. Groom Thos. Givan J.L. Holland
D.H. Hill Reuben B. Hale J. Pugh L.B. Parker
J.W. Prichard A. Roberts J.G. Squires R.A. Smith
Wm. Stark (col.) Francis Turner Wm. Turner Mrs. Sarah Yeargin
Carroll Johnston Elijah Neal C.P. Roberts J.H. Vickers
Business Ads

Cotton Gin----Temperance Hall---B.W. Robinson
Cotton left at W.T. Robinson's mill at Dowelltown will be taken to the gin free of charge.

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