The West Tennesseean
Huntingdon, Carroll County
Thursday, November 12, 1868
We were presented with a stalk of clover from the farm of CAPT. S. W. HAWKINS
in this vicinity. It was 5 feet 4 inches in length and yet Old Mr. FOGY says
clover won't grow here.
The Masonic Record, a new Masonic magazine, published by JOHN FRIZZELL & Co.
at Nashville, is here.
Run Off—The accommodation train on the Nashville and North Western R. R ran
off the track Monday near Johnsonville, killing a brakeman and fracturing the
leg of a little son of the late COLONEL NAPIER. The boy has since died.
Runaway and Smashed Up—On Saturday last as MR. NEWMAN, MR. BURCH and MR.
GRIZZARD were driving in a buggy from MeLemoresville to Trezevant, the horses
took fright and started to run. Grizzard jumped out and was unhurt. Burch
jumped out, but hurt his hip. Newman remained in the buggy until it was
smashed, but Newman was unhurt.
A Good Servant (about a water pump)… examination of the pump now in use at the
JOHNSON House, patented in 1864 by W. H. CULP of Ohio, the agency for the sale
of which has been purchased by ALLEN C. HALL and THOMAS B. PRINCE of this
place. It is so constituted that it can be worked by a woman or child, not
subject to freezing…
JAMES STEVENSON to DELIA M. HALL
E. MCSTAFFLE to MARY SHADWICK
CAMILLUS HAWKINS to JOANNA COLE
D. W NICHOLS to MARY T. HOUSS
Real Estate Transfers
H. HARMAN to CYRUS WILSON
WOOLEN & ALEXANDER to WILLIAM CAMPTON
JOHN NORMAN to J. T FUQUA
D. P. GILBERT to A. J. DINNING
Farm for sale of 92.5 acres on the Nashville road, 3.5 miles from town near
REV. W. H. PEARNE, presiding elder of the Memphis District M. E. Church will
hold his first round of quarterly meetings for the following circuits….
Ku Klux Again
… arrest of two men, BALLEW and ANDREWS, for breaking in a Negro's house in
the lower portion of the county. Suspecting an attempt for their rescue,
SHERIFF NEELY had guarding the jail a squad of five or six men. Last night a
body of armed horsemen, who went to the Johnson House, compelled two men from
the hotel, MR. FOOTE and MR. NEWMAN, to conduct them to the jail. Their
numbers overwhelmed the guards at the jail and released Ballew and Andrews….
Proceedings of the County Court of Carroll County
JAMES W. BROWN appointed guardian for C. A. ROGERS.
R. H. CARTER appointed special commissioner to sell lands of JOHN N.
The will of TOM ROWLAND deceased admitted to probate.
LUKE THOMAS was appointed guardian for JAMES L. COVINGTON.
The will of JAMES ROSSER, deceased, was admitted to probate, ISAAC PRITCHARD,
J. D. DUKE, A. J. BUTLER and A. LOWRANCE were appointed to lay off year's
support for the widow of THOMAS ROWLAND, deceased.
The will of GEORGE WHITEHORN, deceased, was admitted for probate, J. A
J. F. LEACH appointed administrator for ANNICE LEACH.
J. B BROOKS, R. R. ALGEE, and JOHN FORBESS were appointed to lay off years
support for the children of ANNICE LEACH.
D. W. GEE, executor of HENRY GEE, allowed further time to settle estate.
JOSEPH A. JOHNSON, admr of NANCY C. HAWKINS, allowed six months to settle.
W. R HALL and R. F. HALL were appointed administrators of WILLIAM G. HALL.
W. W. WOODS, CLAIBORNE PARISH and GEORGE PARISH appointed Commissioners to lay
off year support for widow and family of WILLIAM G. HALL.
GEORGE SHOECRAFT was appointed administrator of JAMES LAING, deceased.
C. G. GILES was appointed Commissioner to sell the lands belonging to the
estate of C. G CARTER, deceased.
BENJAMIN F. MORGAN was appointed administrator for the estate of J. K.
D. MCDONALD, W. H. SCATES, J. WHITE, appointed Commissioners to lay off year
support for the widow of J. K. EVERETT, deceased.
T. N. PATTERSON and ROBERT WILLIAMS appointed Commissioners to examine and
repair the bridge on Jackson Road near Huntingdon.
G. J. PHIPPS appointed administrator of ABNER QUIN deceased.
S. R. GRAHAM, A. R VICKERS, and S. GARDNER were appointed Commissioners to lay
off year support for widow of L. W. RUST.
CYRUS WILSON appointed Commissioner to sell the lands belonging to the estate
of S. C. CUDD, deceased.
R. H. CARTER appointed guardian for the minor heirs of J. K. WOOD, deceased.
F. W. TURNER, A. J. FLETCHER, J. A. NEWTON, and SAMUEL NEELY were appointed
Commissioners to lay off dower to widow of HARDY TODD.
The following jurors were appointed for January term of Circuit Court:
District No. 1: J. W. JONES and WILLIAM BRYANT
2: W. S. KEATON and S. H. BROOKS
3: no name
4: E. THOMAS
5: T. B. BROOKS
6: N. G. REEVES
7: A. LAMMOND
8: C. G GILES and T. NEELY
9: W. H. CARSON
10: D. W. SWINDLE and J. HILLIARD
11: W. H. ALLEN and J. S VICKERS
12: W. C. FORBESS
13: R. T. WILLIAMS
14: R. C. A THOMASON and T. L. HILL
15: T. R. REEDER
16: JOHN SPELLINGS
17: R. J. TRUETT, J. A MARTIN
18: B. J. ALLEN, H. B. HAYWOOD
19: A. NEELY, H. J. MORGAN
Vegetable Wonder: The Dyersburg Gazette says: The productiveness of Dyer
County is wonderful. Lately some of our farmer friends have laid on our table
an apple measuring 14 inches circumference, a pear weighing three pounds, a
beet weighing eight pounds. But now comes the fact that Dyer County has
produced a mammoth pumpkin vine from which has produced over 103 well
developed pumpkins, the smallest the size of a water bucket. The vine was
raised on the farm of TOM JAMES…
Carroll County Legal Notices
Land for sale.. estate of C. J. SMITH
Land for sale.. ISAAC S. ENOCHS et al vs MILES ENOCHS
MARY A. MEDLOCK et als vs WILLIAM A. TAYLOR et als… WILLIAM TAYLOR, MARTHA J.
TAYLOR, JACOB(?) GORDON and wife MARY ADELINE are non-residents
R. F WILLIAMSON et als vs MARTHA E. CARTER et als… estate of THOMAS A.
Sheriff's Sale… Y. A .ALLEN…
Insolvent Notice… estate of JAMES THREDKELD(?) … by J. P. BRUMLEY, admr.
Sheriff's Sale… property of R. J. REED to satisfy JOHN SPELLING
Attachment Notice … GIDEON P. WILLIAMS vs J. F CARTER…
Property of ALBERT BIRDWELL and R. P. JONES to satisfy E. N. HOY(?)
Property of JESSE SANFORD to satisfy H. R HALL
Property of A. C. TAYLOR and JOHN DODD(?) to satisfy A. G. BALL and WILSON
Property of G. W SWANK to satisfy G. W HERN and S. A. MEBANE
Property of A. & J. C MCCOLLUM to satisfy W. STONE
Property of JOHN D. BLANK to satisfy ALVIN HAWKINS
Property of PETER PINKSTON, JOSHUA BUTLER, W. W WOODS and J. G BOYD to satisfy
Property of AARON BRANCH and JOSEPH BRANCH to satisfy WILLIAMS & CHRISTIAN
Property of MACHN CROSS to satisfy J. C. MCCOLLUM
Property of YOUNG W. ALLEN to satisfy SMITH & CARTER
Property of R. B CARTER to satisfy A. C MCNEILL, R. S F CARTER, G. W FOSTER
Property of R. M. CARTER and W. G. (?) to satisfy S. B. F. COTTER(?)
Property of R. I. STEEL(?) to satisfy O. R. RUST
WILLIAM P. MCDONALD, executor, vs JAMES M. MCDONALD… estate of JAMES L.
Notice to non-residents
EMILY HUFFMAN vs JOHN HUFFMAN, petition to sell land for partition… JACOB
HUFFAN, JESSE HUFFMAN, HENRY B. HUFFMAN, W. F. PHILLIPS and wife CATHERINE, N.
HUFFMAN, THOMAS A. HUFFMAN, ARCH HUFFMAN, WILLIAM D. HUFFMAN, GRAVILLE M.
HUFFMAN are non-residents…
WILLIAM SMOTHERS vs MARY BRACKINS et als … MARY BRACKINS, SUSAN BRACKINS ANDY
ROBINSON, NANCY ROBINSON, (no given name) ROBINSON are non-residents…
Obion County Legal Notices
Attachment notice… T. H. BOYKIN, G. W. BUTT vs ELIZA BAIRD, admr for H. BAIRD,
JOHN W. CHAMBERS, agent for E. M. AYRES vs ROBERT M. AYRES..
J. J. FLUNOY vs ROBERT M. AYRES..
Insolvent Notice for estate of N. D. LOGAN, deceased.. by MARY G. LOGAN, admr
Insolvent Notice for estate of O. R BROWN deceased… by SAMUEL WILSON, admr
Henry County Legal Notices
Attachment notice for IRA EVANS, JOHN EVANS, M. EVANS vs THOMAS P. GRIFFIN…
Thomas P. Griffin is a non-resident..
Chancery Sale of Land… owned by JESSE ETHRIDGE, transferred to J. E.
MCFARLAND, ALEX B. WHITE
Lands for sale… known as WILLIAM BRYAN lands
A.CALDWELL et als vs DAVID BRADFORD et als.. SARAH B. ALBRITTON, ESTHER
CALDWELL are non-residents…
Lands for sale… I. L. ALEXANDER vs HARRIET ALEXANDER…
Land sale… W. C. LOWRY..known as JAMES C. LOWRY land
Lauderdale County Legal Notices
ROSS GRIFFIN and others vs MARY J. BOWDEN, DAVID ANDERSON, and JOHN P. WATSON
CHARLES KOORE(?) vs RICHART TATUM, S. E ODELL, JAMES HOGAN
Gibson County Legal Notices
JOHN C SMITH, admr vs MARY MUSGROVE… estate of WILLIAM R. MUSGROVE deceased
L. F. JETTON vs ALLEN WILLIAMS
SARAH C MATHIS and others vs ALVIN J. OLIVER and others… land adjoining lands
of WILLIAM REEVES, THOMAS OWENBY, ZONIA OLIVER deceased…
Sale of real estate….JOHN C. WRIGHT admr vs L. L. WRIGHT
Land Sale… JOHN H. WOOD and wfe vs WILLIAM HOLLAND
Insolvent Notice… estate of CALVIN HESKILL(?)
Sheriff's sale on property of WILHAM WILLIAMS to satisfy D. C COLWAL(?0
Weakley County Legal Notices
J. B. MURRELL, admr of W. C. MASSEY deceased, vs L. B. MASSEY and others
JOHN R. NAILING vs R. N. IRVINE and others… residence of SAMUEL WILLIAMS
J. W SWAINN vs W. H. WILSON and W. R. BRASS/ ROSS(?)… W. H. WILSON is
Henderson County Legal Notices
Petition to sell land for partition: ROBERT D. COOPER, MARTHA D. CAWTHORN and
husband JOHN S. CAWTHORN vs WILLIAM S. COOPER, SALLIE COOPER, CHARLES COOPER,
ROBERT COOPER, JAMES COOPER… among the defendants, JASPER RANDOLPH, NEWTON
RANDOLPH, and other children of THOMAS RANDOLPH, whose names are unknown, are
non-residents and live in Texas…