The Tennessee Republican
Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee
Vol. 20 No. 27
MRS. KORMAN returned from Nashville.
MSS INDIA GILL, a charming lady from Mississippi, is visiting her uncle, NEILL
MRS. BEAUMONT, nee MISS DOMNA BROOKS of Europe, has been visiting the family of
MRS. SIS BROOKS.
The Children's Loyal Legion is to have an entertainment soon.
PROF. BROWN, our ex-postmaster, who has been contemplating moving to Memphis, has given up the idea and will in McKenzie. He is building a nice cottage near Bethel College.
JNO. HARRIS of Indian Territory, who is visiting relatives here, will soon
return accompanied by his wife and son. His daughter, MISS EVA HARRIS, will
remain at McKenzie and attend McTyeire Institute.
The serious illness of MRS. DUPONT, the wife of the Baptist minister, is
The L.A.S. met with MRS. LOU COLLIER Monday afternoon. Resolutions on the death of MRS. SALLIE MOORE, a former member, was read and adopted.
JAMES YANCY's new dwelling is almost completed.
A.E. HILLSMAN is having his drug store built one story higher.
EMMIT WHITE returned from Louisville where he has been selling goods.
MISS MAMIE SMITH passed through here last Sunday on her way from McKenzie where
she had visited friends.
Last Sunday night, TOM LEACH and MISS MOLLIE HOLMES were married at the
residence of TOM ROCHELLS. We wish the couple great success in life.
Clarksburg, Oct. 17, 1889
The school at Clarksburg begins October 28, 1889. We begin a week earlier than
we expected. The cotton crop having been cut short, we make considerable
deduction in prices. Spelling, reading, 1st part arithmetic, $1.25 per month.
English grammar, geology, history, rhetoric, logic English literature,
arithmetic (Ray's New Practical), algebra, geometry, and other studies not
necessary to mention, $2.00 per month. There will nbe no trouble in getting
board, WILLIAM BELEW, WILLIAM GROGAN, JO. GROGAN and BUD ODOM will take boarders at $7.00 per month. JOHN LAWRENCE will take boarders after Christmas at $7.00. JOHN W. JOHNSON.
In Memory We, the teachers and pupils of the McKenzie public school, beg leave
to summit the resolutions…in memory of J. L. THOMAS who died… we tender our
sympathy to the bereaved family and especially to the twin brother of J. B.
An Ugly Cut DORSEY BRYANT had the misfortune Monday of striking his leg just
below the knee with the keen edge of an adze, inflicting a wound about four
inches long that went to the bone.
Local and Personal
On the sick lists: HORACE HAWKINS, MRS. H. O. HOOD, EMERSON DILL with typhoid, MRS. HAYWOOD HILLIARD, WILL BRANNON with mumps, WES BELEW'S children with mumps.
SUSSIE OWNBY is wearing breeches.
JOHN WILDER is having his house repaired.
JAMES JEFFREY of Camden was here.
PRIEST CLARK of Clarksburg was here.
SID BREVARD left to attend the Dyersburg fair.
MUNROE PHILLIPS of Hollow Rock was in town.
SAMMY GAMBLE of Erin was in town.
MISS REBECCA MCNEILL is visiting at Paris.
W. T. SIMPSON's family is visiting relatives in Henderson County.
WADE CONKLIN and J. M. PHILLIPS of Hollow Rock were here Sunday.
MITCH WRINKLE and RUFE CHANDLER of McKenzie were in town.
PROF. J. H. KNIGHT and sister-in-law of Grovewood were here.
DR. ENOCHS is still very ill with typho-malarial fever.
DR. MCCALL and GEORGE MCCALL are attending JOHN E. MCCALL of Lexington who is reported very ill.
PROF. L. S. MITCHELL and J. C. MCKINNEY were here from McLemoresville.
MISS ANNIE MEEK of Kentucky entered school this week. BEN JAMISON and GUS CARLTON left for Milan to attend the fair. MILT CRIDER started yesterday.
IKE MOORE has a ten pound girl and as consequence, will sell goods cheaper than
usual for the next 30 days.
ELLIS JOHNSON's baby is quite sick.
M. D. CARNALL of Clarksburg is the bluest man in the county. The frost hurt him
nearly as bad as it did the cotton.
WILL MCCRACKEN has resigned his position at Sommerville and is back home. He
contemplates going into business here.
DAVD KORNMAN, brother of our genial friend and a member of the HERMAN Bros. of Nashville, is visiting relatives here.
The band was out for a drill Sunday, but BOB TAYLOR did not know it.
MISS JENNIE PLANT of Plant, Tennessee arrived and will be the guest of MISS LENA BRYANT. S. N. WILLIAMS returned from Cedar Grove. He reports business is god and says his gin is turning out six bales of cotton per day.
MRS. J. S. HARMON, the only surviving member of JUDGE HUMBLE's grandfather's family, is visiting at his house. She is in her 80th year.
GOV. HAWKINS and E. G. RIDGLEY of Huntingdon and CAL. MCKINNEY and wife of McLemoresville attended the M.E. conference this week.
AUGUST HOLLINQUEST of McKenzie returned home from a visit to his son who had congestive chills lately.
FRANK ROGERS returned from a visit to his children at Holladay. He says the
school is in fine condition and they have about 50 boarders from other sections
of the state.
N. J. KELLON and W. M. DUNNAWAY, brother of the Dunnaway wanted for murdering his uncle in Rutherford County, passed through going to Gibson in Gibson County.
MRS. JERRY WHITE, mother-in-law of JOE JOHNSON who recently moved here from Clarksburg, died at her home in Henderson County last Sunday. Her daughter was sent for, but Mrs.White died before she arrived. The death was very sudden.
JEFF HALL and NELSON SHERROD, two colored men, were arraigned before Esq.
MCEWEN, last Monday on a charge of using profane language on the street. Fined
$2.50 and cost each.
There has been a covey of partridges scattered through town
this week. Four were caught on the square Tuesday and five the next day. They
had become frightened and flew into stores, against houses, etc.
A telegram reached here Tuesday evening announcing the serious illness of SAM
HAWKINS at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. HUGH left on the first train and
telegraphed that his father is better.
BURK, the young man who arose in the middle of the night
several months ago and left a loving wife and baby sleeping, mounted his steed
and left, recently returned; of course, he was welcomed and he and his wife will
go to keeping house again.
NEWT WILLIAMS and UNCLE BILLY KEY gave SID NESBITT a
fine very rat and tan dog last week. Sid being of a speculative turn of mind and
knowing the dog's strong proclivities for running away ever chance that is
offered, sold to a fellow citizen for fifteen cents. The pup is back in town and
if the purchaser does not want Sid to pocket more money on it, he had better
come and get it.
JNO. MEBANE's team ran away Tuesday and tore things up a bit.
They were standing in MR. CANNON'S back yard and became frightened. In stead of
going through the gate, which was open in front of them, they made a turn around
the house, wagon striking the fence, throwing both horses…
A Tribute of Respect…
teachers and pupils of Huntingdon High School…in memory of EDDIE, son GEN. W. W. MURRAY… by teachers T. A. MITCHELL, MISS MAGGIE BROWN, MISS MARY PORTER. ER.
I.O.O.F. members meet at the courthouse, Saturday night, Oct. 19, 1889. F. S
BURROW, D.D.G.M. By Arbitration
The heirs of JOHN M. DALTON, who died last
spring, have decided to have the land left them divided by arbitration. WILLIAM
JOHNSON of Clarksburg, A. R. TUCKER and R. P. CHAMBERS have been selected to make the division. Mr. Dalton left 1981 acres in Carroll County and 28 acres in Gibson County.
Wheel Speaking JAMES A. GATES, County Lecturer, will speak at the
following places and times…
From a cut out section: … subject to the life
estate of MRS. OLLIE P. BUTLER or TATLER… ¦ Chancery Sale of Real Estate SUSAN HILLIARD vs J. N. ROGERS, administrator…ninth interest of W. W. ROGERS in estate belonging to ROBERT ROGERS, deceased… bounded by lands of MARGERY MARTIN, HARSE, W. H. GREEN, … about 20 or 70 acres…
A.A. CARTER, administrator et al vs JESSE GILES et al… land known as
the L. A. WILLIAMS land 375 acres two miles west of Huntingdon… ¦ Estray Notice
Taken up by G. W. ROGERS, residing in the 1st district of Carroll County, one
yoke of oxen… valued $16. … G.W. HUMBLE, acting ranger.