THE LIBERTY HERALD
Editor, Will A. Vick
December 21, 1887
Henry Bass, Griffin, GA, will be here soon to buy mules. John A. Bass is also buying mules for him.
Roe Williams of Watertown was here today.
Misses Alice Williams & Sallie Bass returned home from school in Alexandria.
James B. McClellan & Sampson Chapman went to Nashville last week.
S.L. Williams has sold Mrs. Nancy White an organ.
Mrs. R.F. Jones, sick for several days, is improving.
Miss Ada Davis has gone to her home near Smithville to say awhile.
Mrs. Elizabeth Turner is on the sick list.
Uncle Billie Blackburn is no better at this writing.
T.S. McClellan has returned from Nashville.
Miss Emma Curtis of Capling is visiting Miss Nettie Davis.
Miss Lula Davis & Miss Maggie Taylor gave Misses Kate and Ella McClellan a call.
Sam Vanatta had a ditching [dug] Tuesday.
T.W. Eason sold his fam to J.H. Snoddy.
W.W. Patterson has a sow with a litter of 17 pigs.
Uncle Bill Evans was here Saturday.
Dr. Sayles died Morning morning.
John Rutland and Jim Goodner have moved to town.
Officers elected for Alexandria Lodge, No. 50, F& AM----L. Tubb, B.F. Bell, J.A Donnell, R.M. Bone, Sect'y., J.A. Kitchings, Treas. Alexandria, Chapter No. 50----P.D. Williams, Ira W. King, J.A. Donnell, B.F. Bell F.M. Schurer, Treas.
Uncle Jo Lawrence, aged 72 years & 1 month, d. Sunday at home of his son, R. A. Lawrence.
Jonathan Denny & Miss Sallie Watt m. Friday near Alexandria, at the residence of R.G. Davis.
Lena Johnston visited her schoolmate, Laura Wauford.
F.B. Tittsworth will enter Central College, Cannon Co. on January 1, 1888 - also R.L. Turner at Pure Fountain.
S.S. Young returned from a business trip to Cannon Co.
Dr. W.A. Barrett has recently moved to this place.
Thos. Rice m. to Miss Gill last week, both living near Round Top
Logan Davis & wife left for Forest Home, MO to make it their future home.
Mrs. Barrett, Of Stones River, visiting nephew, C.W.L. Hale.
John Turner, Wilson Co., left for TX, carrying only 11 of his ch., 3 more to follow.
Joe Lively of Mc Minnville is dead.
Thos. Chapman, Sr. of Dowelltown, m. Miss Lucinda Moore of Liberty, yesterday. He is about 65, bride 35.
J.M. Driver returned from Kentucky and is here for a few days.
R.M. Johnston of Round Top was here Saturday.
Prof. J.M. Paschal of McMinnville came Monday.
J.T. Wilson, proprietor of McMinnville Marble Yards, was here Monday.
J.M. Driver is taking all sizes of photographs.
Young folks party at M/M W.T. Hale's last Friday.
Mrs. H.C. Fite of Commerce and a Mr. Lee of Iowa have been visiting here.
Master Aubrey Lillie and Luccie Oakley to Smith Co., to attend m. of aunt, Miss Hattie Smith of Commerce.
John Coffee Oakley, s/o Nathan Oakley, has built fence. "Coffee" added to distinguish between him and John "Tea" Oakley.
Zi Robinson has new house and new baby.
Miss Mary Thomas was judged prettiest in Wilson Co. at Rocky Valley.
W.N.B. Owens has subscribed to the Herald.
Rev. M.A. Byers, Methodist preacher, subscribes to the Herald.
Claud Hendrixson is okay again.
Mrs. Amy Smith and g-dau., Miss Paty Dodd, visiting in Watertown.
Jep & John Turney, who went to Cumberland Mtn. several years ago, have moved back.
Mrs. Mary (Fite) McMillen visiting friends & relatives here.
Pate Turney has been sick.
J.B. Adams would like all those indebted to him to come settle.
J.B. Estes returned from Nashville with Christmas goods.
Samps Alexander is in very critical condition.
Miss Halton Berry of Simmons Bluff and Miss Mary Atwood, Smith Co., are visiting here.
Messrs. P.W. & T.R. Harris are both very feeble.
Miss Hettie Delay is improving.
Rev. J.M. Stewart is very low.
H. Monroe Pennel has gone to Florida for the winter.
John Bryan, Jr. of Shop Springs was here surveying for E.D. Jennings.
Mrs. Jennie Stark is still very feeble.
Miss Nannie Marks of Grant is visiting friends here.
Aunt Nancy Slaughter gave an old-fashioned quilting party.
W.H. Carpenter had a well sunk, turned out to be gas.
The Hollandsworth House---Liberty----Hotel
Mrs. M.J. Baird---Alexandria----Millinery
Fisher & Nesmith---Smithville-Carthage----Attorneys at Law, T.J. Fisher and J.A. Nesmith
Robinson & Robinson---Smithville----Attorneys at Law, J.B. Robinson and R.E. Robinson
Webb & Moore---Smithville----Attorneys at Law, B.M. Webb and J.B. Moore
D.O. Williams---Alexandria----Attorney at Law
W.P. Smith & Son---Liberty----Buggy, Jersey & Wagon Work
Masonic Normal---Alexandria----School, Gross and Boon
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