THE LIBERTY HERALD
Editor, Will A. Vick
July 31, 1895
W.H. Overall went to Carthage Tuesday.
Rev. M. Curtis is fixing to build him a new dwelling.
Little Bill Corley has been hustling trading this week.
Mrs. J.T. Hill is on the sick list at present.
Smith Bros. are putting up J.R. Tramel a new barn.
Mr. George Measle, an insurance agent, was among us Tuesday.
Steven Vanderpool and familiy and Miss Belie Curtis are visiting in Smith county at this writing.
There is a small law suit pending here before Esq. J.R. Tramel.
H.L. Overall and Dr. Henry Curtis are out buying hogs this week.
Mrs. Elizabeth Williams of Dowelltown returned Monday after a short visit here to her daughter, Mrs. Alice Tramel.
Prof. Thos. Amonett, W.H. Overall, Prof. Henry Foutch, your scribe and others represented Capling at the Holmes Creek foot washing Sunday.
Mr. John W. Jacobs and wife of Hollandsworth, on a return from a visit to relatives here had the misfortune to have their buggy come uncoupled while in a fast speed. (Both fell out, slight scratches.)
CP-Carrying Pistol ---- Gam-Gaming ---- PD-Public Drunkness ---- A&B-Assault & Battery
|Wm. Blankenship||CP||sent to work house|
|J.D. Dyer||Gam||not guilty|
|Ike Hayes||Giving liquor to minor||not guilty|
|Ruf Carver||nollied on all cost|
|Oscar Herron & Fayette Vickers||Gam||not guilty|
|Samp Williams||selling pistole||$50 fine, sent to work house|
|Dan Jonas||Gam||not guilty|
|Ira W. King||selling liquor||continued|
|Harve Ratley||CP||fined $15|
|Sam Bing||Assault with intent to murder||convicted A &B, off at $20|
|Pete McGiffy||selling liquor||con't by State|
|Dock Rigsby||CP||nollied on all costs|
|J.R. Cantrell||obstructing public road||con't by State|
|Dow Dyer||CP, 3 cases||guilty as to one|
|Henry Johnson (col.)||CP||nol. on all costs|
|Tom Merritt||CP||fined $5 and costs|
|Dock Allen||PD||guilty-new trial|
|Jas. Parsley||CP||con't by defendant|
|Ike Dunham||CP||fined 1 cent & costs|
|Jas. Miller||A&B||con't by State|
|Adam Hodge||Assault with Pistol||ignored by Grand Jury|
|Ernest Luck||CP||con't by defendant|
|Jas. Anderson||CP||con't by defendant|
|Jas. Lewis||disturbing school||con't by defendant|
|Jas. Shields||PD||nollied on all costs|
|Eugene Fletcher||PD||nollied on all costs|
|W.H. Hayes||CP & PD||nollied on all costs|
|H. Calhoun||selling liquor||nollied|
|C.P. Palmer||Gam||nollied on $2.50 & costs|
|Sherman Crowder||CP||nollied on all costs|
|Charles & Nancy Bridges||obstructing public road||not guilty|
|Everette Trapp||selling & giving liquor to minor||not guilty|
|C.J. Dyer & L.G. Palmer||Gam||not guilty|
|L.J. Potter||selling liquor, 3 cases||nollied|
|Jo & Wm. Wade||larceny||recognized to next term|
|A. Johnson||larceny||18 mos. in penitentiary|
|A. Foutch||Attempt to kill||12 mos. in penitentiary|
|Harve Dunn||murder||admitted to bail|
|Sam Odom||Attempt to murder||continued|
|H. Johnson, et als||larceny||continued|
|Jas. Johnson||larceny||ignored by Grand Jury|
|H. Johnson, Jas. Parsley, et als||?||continued|
|H. & Carroll Johnson||larceny||continued|
|Carrol Johnson & Jas. Parsley||larceny||continued|
|Jas Parsley, et als||larceny||continued|
|Pleas & Carroll Johnson||larceny||continued|
|John Redmon||assault to kill||ignored|
|Tom Merritt||felonious assault||dismissed|
|Less Mitchell||felonious assault||dismissed|
|Hershel Braswell||larceny||nollied & required to give bond for his appearance as a state witness in all the cases vs. H. Johnson, et als, also the same as to Harve Robinson and Monroe Snow.|
One lot of 65 1/4 acres, the Homestead and dower of the widow and will be sold subject to the life interest of the widow, as one lot. The second lot contains 40 acres on which is a small residence now occupied by J.H. Fite, Esq. The third lot contains 39 1/4 acres. This farm is situated one mile West of Cottage Home on a good turnpike leading from Forks of Pike to Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Last Thursday evening at 2:30, Mr. D.O. Phillips, accompanied by W.S. Phillips, J.P. Hays, Miss Ellen Phillips, Wily Patton, Miss Ada Phillips, J.D. Phillips, Miss Hattie Jones, Edgar Phillips, Miss Davie Phillips, B.H. Phillips, Miss Bestie Neal, and George Neal and wife, drove to Lebanon where he was married to Miss Mollie Simmons. Rev. J.P. Gillam officiating, after which they drove back, accompanied by several others to the home of the groom's father, Eld. Dave Phillips, where a bountiful feast awaited the coming of the bride and groom.
Missie Cragwell (col.) was found yesterday unconscious in Simpson & Dinges lot where she had gone after the cows. She was carried to the home of Reubin Phillips where she is receiving medical attention.
Mr. B.F. Bell and others deserve the thanks of the school patrons for the nice walk made in front of the Masonic building.
A telephone message to the family of Mr. C.A. Bailiff announced the death of Mr. Burrell Driver at Gallatin Sunday.
Mrs. Robert Reeves, after a lingering illness, died at her home near town last week.
Mr. R.A. Lawrence and family of Brush Creek spent Sunday in town.
Robert Patterson, Esq. left for Nashville Monday.
Mr. J.F. Roy, cashier of the Bank of Alexandria, left for _____ Monday.
Miss Cordelia Rowland returned home from Lancaster Monday.
John B. Robinson, Esq. of Smithville was in town Saturday.
Carden Snoddy of Rome is visiting at Mr. James H. Snoddy's.
Cap't. R.V. Wright came up from Nashville yesterday and left for Sulphur Springs this morning.
J.H. Shaver and Hatton Kennedy spent Sunday at Grant.
Will Odom is at his father's near Commerce is improving slowly.
Mrs. Ed Reece and Mrs. Georgie Wade are at J.T. High's, Locust street.
William R. Cooper, wife and son, Ed, are visiting Mr. Isaac Cooper near town.
George Cooper left Saturday for home.
C.H. Rhodes of Milton is working in the Times office.
Dave and Bob Crutchfield of Nashville spent Sunday in town.
Mrs. L.E. Simpson and Miss Carrie Simpson are visiting in Rutherford county this week.
Dave Dinwiddie and James Fletcher smashed a bicycle wheel this week.
Frank Roy is out after being laid up two days from a bicycle accident.
Will Floyd of Commerce is clerking for R.E. Lee.
Dr. Brien Tubb and family have returned home from Smithville.
Mr.&Mrs. John Palmer and Mrs. Preston left this morning for Lafayette, Macon county to visit Mr. Bill Seay.
Miss Cornie Brown returned home yesterday from Beulah, Wilson county where she has been visiting relatives.
John Rutland, B.F. Bell, and R.A. Lawrence will leave today for Caney Fork on a fishing expedition.
Manson Payne, constable of the 11th district, arrested a crazy negro girl.
News Taken From Our County Exchanges
Rutherford County ---- The News
L.M. Hubbard, late of Wards Seminary, Nashville has bought the Campbell place, about four miles from town on the Salem pike and will convert it to a military Academy. The building will be remodeled and otherwise improved. Free transportation to the city will be furnished to the pupils.
William Turner, who was killed by electricity at the electric light station, was buried last Thursday night in Evergreen Cemetery. The pall bearers preceded the hearse on bicycles while following the hearse came a procession of the dead young man's friends leading their bicycles.
Prof. W.R. Webb of Bell Buckle will discuss the financial question at Smyrna Friday night, July 26th. He will divide time with Hon. A.B. Enloe of Jackson.
The authorities at Washington awarded Mr. John D. Fletcher a patent for a pneumatic harness saddle.
Mrs. Catharine Williams, widow of the late Chelsey Williams, died at her home in Eagleville last Thursday.
Mrs. E.W. Potter and daughter, Miss Hattie of Smithville are visiting relatives here.
The old courthouse is little but a memory, as the workmen have almost leveled it to the ground…
Mrs. H.J. Cardwell departed this life at his home in Warren county, Tenn., July 13, 1895, after a protracted illness of about six months. He was born near Cumberland Gap, Claiborne county, Tenn. in the year 1835.
Mrs. Green Cantrell died quite suddenly Tuesday night, July 23, 1895, at residence of her husband, three miles from Sparta.
Sunday, July 21, 1895, Wm. C. Cantrell, son of Green Cantrell, and Miss Ollie Carter were united in marriage, Rev. I.N. Keathley officiating.
Saturday last, Wm. Oaks and Miss Jennie Fraser, daughter of H.L. Fraser, County Register, were united in marriage, Esq. Breeding officiating.
"News of a serious affray between Capt. C.H. Burton of Mr. Juliet and a negro hand working about a thresher on Capt. Burton's place last Friday. The latter was struck on the head with an ax by the negro and very badly hurt. Full particulars have not been received.
Tuesday night while Ernest Robinson and Church McFarland were racing on their wheels the latter got a fall which bruised him up considerably.
A disgraceful rock fight occurred Sunday afternoon in Louie Johns laundry shop between Dick Jennings, White and Tom Harris, colored. Both were arrested and fined.
The two Hardy Hearns went to Nashville Saturday to meet Dr. Hearn of Woodbury on his return from Texas where he has been very sick.
Dr. Cowan went up to Monterey to see Hon. N.G. Robertson's baby, the little fellow being quite sick.
Frank Rose fell from the back end of Hannah's livery stable Tuesday morning cutting his head very badly.
Dr. H.M. Hearn and family, after a sojourn of several months in Texas, have returned to Woodbury permanently.
Mr. Fuston of Mountain Creek, Warren county, father of Hemp Fuston and Mrs. Elijah Mears of this place, died Monday evening of fever. Mrs. Mears and her daughter, Miss Mollie, have left this evening.
A most distressing accident occurred to Miss Angie Eagleton. She had been walking in her flower garden, lost her balance and fell…not serious injuries.
T.M. Hooper's new brick store is being pushed under the supervision of C.C. Murphy of McMinnville.
Our streets are being worked this week by Dick Eaton and the boys of the town.
Several of the KP's went to the funeral of Esq. Mack Walker, who died at his home in Alexandria Saturday.
E.W. Potter went to Sparta Sunday to see his wife who is on a visit to her son's, Bob Potter.
Hugh Sparkman went to Short Mountain Sunday to visit friends.
Prof. W.S. Renick, who had charge of Pure Fountain school up till the spring of 1891, but who has been out west is in our midst this week.
J.T. (Tal) Allen, Dept. Circuit Court Clerk, left for Houston, Texas last Wednesday to accept a clerkship in a hotel.
Last Wednesday occurred the marriage of Mr. Wright of Rutherford county to Miss Jodie Dearman of this place, at Sulphur Springs, W.T. Dozier officiating.
Misses Sue Youree and Electra Laughlin are visiting friends at Cateston this week.
Mrs. Belle Humphreys of west Tennessee will spend the summer at her father's, Mr. J.M. Roberts.
Charley Anthony, skipped last Thursday night. He left about 11 o'clock in the night and never told anyone where he was going.
Mr. Albert Chatman passed here last week enroute to Buffalo Valley to fish.
Prof. S.S. Robinson has had his dwelling moved over on the Smithville and Lancaster road.
Dr. T. Potter was in our midst this week.
James Turner visited Cove Hollow Sunday school last Sunday.
Joel Carr, our clever drummer, was in town today.
J.W. Overall has been on the puny list.
Miss Lillie Witt of Lebanon is visiting relatives here this week.
Mrs. J.N. Woodside and her baby are both on the sick list.
Bob Turner shopped a carload of fat hogs Monday, paying 4 1/2 a lb.
J.L. Hale, a good farmer of the 18th district, was here on business Monday.
Eld. Pruitt of Nashville is holding a series of meetings at the Academy.
Miss Belle Wheeler of Alexandria is visiting relatives and friends here this week.
J.M. Starnes, Chairman of the People's Party in this county, was here Saturday and Monday. His son was here also Monday.
Mrs. Oliver of Gordonsville has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. J.W. Overall, she was accompanied by her grandson, Oliver Stanton.
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