Editor, Will A. Vick

September 26 , 1894


Long article by J.T. Haley about the Fifth Annual Reunion of the Thomas Cochran family association near Carrollton, Kentucky, at the home of Wm. Cochran, Esq.-many, many names mentioned, none from DeKalb Co., Tennessee.


James Groom and family of Forks of Pike visited at A.C. Barry's.

Herschell Overall has got him a new shirt for the fair, look out girls!

Dr. Duggin and family of Liberty is here with the family of Prof. Jordan Gothard.

W.B. Tramel and wife are on the sick list this week with fever.

A.C. Barry and wife and little boy, Fantly, went to Forks of Pike today.

James H. Odom and wife of Auburn came up to visit at their son-in-laws, Prof. W.J. Gothard.

Wash Spencer and family narrowly escaped being drowned [big rain storm on Monday] on their return from Hicks in a wagon where they had been Monday to have their pictures taken. The creek met them suddenly…no one hurt.

Messrs.Joe Driver,Ance Amonette and Prof. Chas M. Curtis all started for the Lone star State Monday to make it their future home, if they like it.


All persons indebted to the estate of Jas. Hollandsworth, dec'd., will please come forward and settle.
S.A. Hollandsworth, Adm'x.
All holding notes or accounts against J.L. Hollandsworth will please come and file them with me.
M.A. Hollandsworth, Ex'n

Non-Resident Notice

M.V. Tucker vs. John Tucker

A.S. Petty, et als vs. W.M. Russell

In this cause…unknown heirs of Caroline Chambers, dec'd., Jack Russell, dec'd and Mary Clinton, dec'd are all non-residents…

Conferderate Soldiers Home, Old Hickory, Tennessee

Written by W.P. Garrison-tells about farming, etc. at the farm, mentions a reunion in Gallatin and says there is an average of 75 to 80 old soldiers there.


Judkins Bros. are making sorghum in this country now.

James Young has been buying cattle this week.

Harrison Starnes is all smiles this week.

Prof. J.A. Burch went to Smithville today to see the old folks.

Mrs. Fred Starnes has been on the sick list this week.

Born to G.W. Martin and wife, a boy.

Born to Asa Carter and wife, a boy.

R.H. Hayes is talking of buying out the store of D.D. Driver at this place.

There will be a general moving take place before long; Bill Jones, Cane Pitman, J.R. Hayes, R.H. Hayes, Bud Lester, Jim Sykes, Dr. Martin, Harrison Starnes, Bill Robinson, Mrs. Anthony and G.L. Midget will turn around in the section only.

They have organized a medal contest speaking at Temperance Hall. The speakers are as follows; Nichols Reynolds, Willie Mason, L.J. Dedman, W.W. Nixon, Miss Laura Byford, Miss Flora Avant, Miss Vinnie Reynolds, Miss Fannie Rowland, Miss Mattie Stokes, Miss Fannie Turner, Miss Vesta Anthony, and P.P. Reynolds.

Public Sale of Horses and Mules by W.H. Frazier at his barn near Temperance Hall.

Forks of Pike

Prof. John F. Hood will begin a ten day writing school.

Prof. Chas. Preston was down looking after a school last week.

Miss Jessie Groom is slowly improving.

Ira Rigsby is on the improve.

R.M. Griffith and family will move back home from Dowelltown next week.

Will Barry and wife will move on Jas. Barry's farm today.

Mr. M. Martin was at T.P. Bragg's.

Prof. W.P. Newby was down mixing with his many friends last week.

G.B. Givan and family were at H.C. Givan's Sunday.

M.W. Robinson's school at Round Top closes Friday.

The Messrs. Ramsey stayed with J.B. West a night during the fair.


V.H. Williams returned home Saturday.

Henry Barter of Nashville paid Alexandria a visit after an absence of several years.

John Rollins passed away Saturday after an illness of several weeks and was buried here Sunday.

Dry Creek

Mrs. G.W. Fuson is in very feeble health.

W.B. Williams and C.B. Sellars went to Nashville last week.

Old Uncle Tomie Huggins does not seem to improve very much.

Rev. J.M. Stewart preached at Eureka Academy Sunday last.

Sam Turntine and Miss Turntine of Bedford County have been visiting at B.W. Robinson's.

Hays High School-Roll of Honor

Lulie Ogle, Teacher-Misses Emma Arnold, Lillie Crouse, Sallie Williams, Era Burnett, Cora Arnold, Rubie Ogle, Anna Williams; Messrs. Eugene Nolen, Ezra Crouse, Felix Nolen, Dayton Williams, Iren Burnett, Hatton Ogle, Clinton Nolen.


J.B. Smithson is still improving.

Born to W.H. Bass and wife, a girl.

L.D. Hamilton at Cottage Home is still convalescing.

E.C. Bratten went back to Nashville yesterday, after spending a week here.

Dr. C.C. Robinson at Dowelltown has been on the sick list.

Ed Price and a young lady friend of Rome spent Saturday night in town.

Lessie Blackburn at Dowelltown is thought to be a little improved this week.

Miss Electa Reynolds of Temperance Hall is visiting friends here this week.

J.C. Bass went back to Georgia last Monday.

J.N. Woodside, John Givan and H.A. Hill will change residences next Monday.

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