Editor, Will A. Vick

January 9, 1895


Wm. Brandon fell and hurt himself last week.

Mrs. Tom Gaither is on the sick list.

Rob't Laughlin of Cripple Creed visited here Xmas week.


On Dec. 26, Jackson Ready and Miss Kate Davis, stepped over the magic circle of the plain gold ring.

J.D. Cummings has returned from the Lone Star State and says that "Tennessee is the garden spot of North America".

Letter from C.T. Huggins about The Grove, Texas


Mrs. Sis Walls and daughter, Willie, have returned home after a visit to relatives on Dry Creek.

Miss Mattie Malone of Dismal spent a few days here with her sister, Mrs. T.S. Walls.

Little Marvin Tramel of Liberty is here visiting at his Grandfather Jones.

Old Uncle Tommie Smith, who is in his nineties fell and hurt himself badly and is considered dangerously bad at present.

Willie (Buck) Barry and wife of Forks of Pike have been spending time with his brother, Lon Barry.

U.S. Blackburn and family of Dowelltown and Mrs. Kate Hodge of Macon Co., visited relatives here this week.

Land Sales-ordered in Circuit Court

J.E. Conger vs. Jessie Gill
Fisher Bros. & Reynolds vs. David Hall
Fisher Bros. & Reynolds vs. John Watts


Old aunt granny Felts has been visiting us this week.

Steve Mitchel and family of Lancaster started to the Lone Star State Wednesday morning.

Jas. Auldridge and Lee Foster say Alabama don't suit them.

Johnnie Christian's children are on the sick list this week.

Frank Starnes and wife woke up Thursday morning and found their baby dead. It was healthy the day before.


Hugh McClellan, Esq. will return to his home in McKinney, Texas, Monday.

R.L. Floyd has moved to the brick house on High street.

James H. Snoddy has moved to town opposite Liv Tubb's on Main street.

Mr. Dukes of Rutherford, a saddler, has moved to this place.

A.B. Smith and Bob Lee are in Nashville this week.

James Snoddy, Jr. left Monday for Dibrell, where he will engage in business.

Alden Hale is in town today.

Mon Givan was here last week.

Mrs. Lucy Dinwiddie, who has been quite sick, is much improved today.

Mrs. Tavie Jones is thought to be some better today.

Mrs. R.C. NeSmith of Smithville is spending a few days with relatives at this place.

Cicero Sullins had moved his shoe shop downtown.

Rufus Gleason is again at work on the times.

B. Cobb has moved into the house with his mother.

"Uncle" Billie Grandstaff, who lived at New Hope died this morning at 6 0'clock. He leaves a large family of children, but all of them are grown.

Miss Jennie Austin of Doyle has returned home after a pleasant visit to the family of Rev. J.B. Fletcher.

L.W. Rowlins and Miss Ethel Blackburn were married last week at the home of the bride on Main Street.

John Goodner of Sweetwater and Miss Etta Donnell of Nashville were married last Sunday afternoon at the home of I.L. Pendleton of East Nashville. They left Monday for Sweetwater, their future home where Mr. Goodner is engaged in business.

James Luck and Miss Lena Smith were married last week at the home of the bride near Commerce.


Uncle Sus Bass' (col.) wife died last Sunday.

Mat Bratten and H.L. Craddock left yesterday morning for Huntington to go to school.

J.W. Reynolds has out a new list of appointments for collecting taxes.

L.E. Hayes of Arkansas has been visiting relatives for a week or more.

Jo Griffith and J.M. Loring of the 5th district were here last Saturday.

Prof. R.L. Smithson left for Cookeville Saturday to open his school Monday.

Mrs. W.C. Avant received a fall last week from which it is not thought she can recover.

C.A. Bailiff and his son were here yesterday on their return from Smithville.

J.B. Webb of Dibrell was here last Saturday to get one of Vick & Bright's buggies.

Strayed or Stolen-one black mare mule. Call or write to W.D. Bass, Dowelltown., by J.C. Bass.

Bill Cope sold his wagon, team, and load of barter to John Givan yesterday and he took the back track, giving Givans' possession, who went on to Nashville.

Mrs. Wm. Robinson at Forks of Pike has been very sick for several days, but we understand is better now.

Givan & Hughes have sold their mail route to some Murfreesboro parties and we understand they will move to Smihville soon.

There was a good crowd in town from Dismal last week to attend a lawsuit between Mac Sanlin and Champ Wisdom. A nonsuit was entered by the attorney for the defendant.

The HERALD tries to keep up with the news, but this time it was outdone by that sly old bachelor, John T. Turney, who was married some time ago to Miss Boodie Stoner. John is as good a fellow as ever lived but we had given up all hope of his ever getting married. His bride is a beautiful young lady and will make John a splendid wife.

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