We acknowledge the receipt of a half sack new flour, manufactured at the “Polk County Mills,” by Mr. E. BOYD. We find the article to be number one– can’t be beat anywhere– and we can assure our readers that whenever they buy a sack of flour branded “Polk County Mills’
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Mr. Frank B. KELSO announces his candidacy to succeed himself as register of Lincoln county in the election next August. This office of register has never been fille in this or any other county by a more faithful or painstaking official other than F.B. KELSO. He will ask the people
Obituary – Once more the grim monster, death, has entered our neighborhood and laid his hand on one of our neighbor’s children, a little boy seven years of age, the youngest child of Mr. Chas. GREGORY, who has been living here but a short time. How sad it is to
DIED – In Knoxville, on Sunday last, J.C. MYNATT, son-in-law of our worthy fellow-citizen, Capt. J.B. PICKENS, engineer on the K. & A.,R.R. Mr. MYNATT was an employee of the Knoxville Iron Company, and not of the E.T., V.A. & Ga. R.R. shop, as the Chronicle stated. Source: Blount County
We learn that Mr. Louis JONES, father of Mrs. MOORE, who died recently near Wright’s Ferry, from small-pox, has also taken that dread disease, but is not yet thought to be in a dangerous condition. His little daughter is also taking the disease. Source: Blount County Democrat, 22 July 1882,
Excerpts from the “Personal” column: Dr. R.W. GODDARD is at Montvale Mr. S.T. WILSON, a former student of Maryville College, and his uncle, Mr. S.B. TOMLINSON, and family, of Cincinnati, Ohio, arrived in town Thursday last, and are the guests of Maj. W.A. McTEER. Mr. H.O. WILSON left Tuesday morning
Mr. J.T. LONG, of Knoxville, a warm supporter of the Democrat, was in town this week Source: Blount County Democrat, 22 July 1882, page 3. Available at Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
Excerpts from the Around Town column: Mr. David JONES is making some new improvement to his property, on Main Street, occupied by the Messrs. GODDARDS, and now known as James’ Corner. Mr. John S. LAWRENCE is the champion beet raiser, as a fine beet presented by him to this office
Professor E. HUTCHINSON, a ballonist, while making an ascension at Knoxville, Tennessee, fell when the balloon had reached a height of 75 feet. He was fatally injured. Source: Roanoke Beacon, 4 July 1890, pg 1. Available online at digitalnc.org.
DIED July 5th. – Miss Mary BEAN, daughter of Hazard BEAN of this county. July 6th – Mrs. Sarah HINKLE, wife of Jos. HINKLE of this county. July 9th – Mr. K.C. SEABOURN, a well known and highly respected citizen of this country. July 9th – A young daughter of