The Carroll County Democrat
Carroll County Democrat
Friday, October 18, 1889
Change of Firm
A.E HILLSMAN, druggist of Trezevant, has taken in a partner, his brother H. H.
HILLSMAN, Al has been in the drug business for some time. Ben is a good business
man, a fine fellow and they will do a good business.
S. N. WILLIAMS has received this fall one of the best selected stocks of goods
ever brought to Huntingdon or Carroll County.
MRS. SUSAN M. WHITE of Henderson County, mother of MRS. J. E. JOHNSON of this
place, died last Sunday of congestion of the stomach. Mrs. White was about 55
years of age, had been a member of the Baptist Church for a number of years, a
true mother, a good neighbor, and devout Christian woman. Her greatest delight
was in visiting the sick and performing charitable deeds. She leaves a husband,
six children and a large circle of friends to mourn her loss.
JIM GILKEY and MISS BETTIE EZZELL, both of the 3rd district, were married
Thursday night, the 10th, at the home of the brideâ€™s father, R. G EZZELL. The
ceremony was performed by REV. BEN ELLSBERRY. The attendants were EDWARD COLEMAN
with MISS NANNIE EZZELL and AL. GILKEY with MISS MINNIE DUDLEY. A large crowd attended the marriage, enjoyed a splendid supper given in honor of the occasion,
and left at a late hour, leaving their best wishes for the future happiness of
the newly wedded couple.
The Southwestern District Association of Baptists met with Holly Springs Church
four miles south of Maple Creek last Friday and was in session four days. ELDER
J. C PARK was moderator and D. J. ALLEN clerk.
B. R. SMITH and wife to JOHN R. WEBB J. P. FUQUA to R. R. SMITH J. M. MCDONALD
to M. MCALEXANDER F. M. MOORE to J. T. FINCH J. P. MEDLIN to R. L. COMPTON E. B. TEACHOUT to MS. ANNA CALDWELL J. T HAYES to LAFAYETTE JORDAN E. D WHITE to
GEORGE W. BLANKS W. CO. COOPER to N. M. BUTLER G. W HUMBLE to N. A. ORR
MRS. MAGGIE DESHONG Dead
The following from the Milan Exhange of last week will be of interest. Mr.
Deshong lives in this county and in his sad bereavement, has the sympathy of our
people. MRS. MAGGIE DESHONG, wife of LOUIS DESHONG Jr., died of consumption at
the residence of her husband about 8 miles east of town Thursday night.She was
once a resident of this town and our readers will remember the happy marriage of
LOUIS DESHONG and MAGGIE MOORE which affair took place in the Methodist Church
here about six months ago. It is now with deep feelings of regret that we
chronicle the death of one of these parties. She was about 22 years of age, a
Christian woman, being a member of the Methodist church here. Her remains were
interred at Piagah near Atwood.
I.S. MOORE now wears a very broad smile—it is a girl. JACK JONES is going to
have his business house covered.
MISS ODIE SANDERS is improving from her illness.
MRS. M. E. TOWNES is quite sick at the residence of H. C. BREWER.
R. T. FOWLER had 35,000 bricks damaged last Saturday by rain.
PINK HASTINGS of the 22nd district had a good horse to die this week.
DR. W. N. ENOCHS is improving.
L.C.A.S. will meet with MRS. JOHN B. DILL next Tuesday.
REV. W. J. MCCOY is painting the M. E parsonage on East Paris Street.
MRS. HAYWOOD HILLIARD is improving.
MRS. LIZZZIE ALLEN, who has been sick, is improving.
HORACE HAWKINS has been confined with chills.
GEORGE SHANKLE showed us a corn stalk with six well developed ears.
HORACE HAWKINS iis on the sick list.
MRS. H. O. HOOD is dangerously ill. GASTON HOOD of Gleason came to see her.
Carnesville and Bilbrey played ball at Bilbrey last Saturday, Carnesville won 70
AUTHAM HOLENQUEST, a son of AUGUST HOLENQUEST of the 22nd district, is sick at
the home of WEST KELLEY.
ELIHU PINCKLEY resigned his position with E. G. RIDGLEY and will leave tomorrow
for Weiner, Arkansas to learn telegraphy.
NATH PEOPLES is in Mason visiting his brother AB who was accidentally shot a few
E. B. TEACHOUTâ€™S new residence near the depot has been finished. PROF. T. A.
MITCHELL and family moved into it.
Marriage licenses: J. W WRIGHT to J. E. MOON; FRANK ROGERS to ELIA CAPPS; JAMES
A. DINWIDDIE to HATTIE PIERCE.
S. N. WILLIAMS spent two days at Cedar Grove looking after his interests there.
REV. MCCOY and REC. WELLBORN exchanged pulpits last Sunday.
FUQUA and DENTON and AL. HILLSMAN hare having new roofs put on their business
CAPT. S. W. HAWKINS is dangerously sick.
JAMES JEFFRY, deputy U. S. Marshal, and A. J. FARMER of Camden brought in BRAD
WALKER of Benton County who was charged with illicit distilling.
GEORGE HOLLADAY and HENRY DILDAY were driving Georgeâ€™s fine horse and as they
were making a short turn, one of the wheels to the cart broke, landing the boys
in a heap in the street.
THOMAS BURK of the 8th district, who mysteriously disappeared from his home last
winter, returned … A team of mules belonging to JNO. MEBANE became frightened at
some object near the depot last Tuesday and caused no little excitement by
running down the street a few hundred yards, when they were stopped.
JEFF BAREFOOT, living 2 Â˝ miles from here, received a telegram yesterday from
his brother-in-law, DAN BABLINGTON of Brunswick, announcing the death of his
child. The remains arrived here this morning, and will be buried today.
DORSEY BRYANT received a very ugly cut just below the knee with a footadze last
Monday. Dr. Wright dressed the wound.
The Huntingdon Helicon Cornet Band was out above the depot drilling last Sunday.
PROF. HUNZIKER says the boys counter march well… SHELTON PATTON, while crossing
the river bridge on old Christmasville turnpike last week with a load of logs,
broke down the first pier next to Trezevant, landing his logs on the ground
The postoffice at Trezevant has changed hands, J. C. MCNEILL retiring and ANDREW
ARGO taking charge. Argo has been pegging shoes for sometime but decided he
could do better serving Uncle Sam. He is a clever gentleman and will make a good
postmaster. The office has been moved to the back part of JIM GRAVESâ€™ business
MONTGOMERY, GLOVER & Co. moved their saw mill to the 2nd district, located on
some land belonging to FUQUA, HARRIS & Co. which has a large body of fine land
they are going to have the timber cut and prepared for cultivation.
BILLIE SIMMONS and MISS NANNIE ELDER, both of 3rd district, married Wednesday
night, the 9th, at the residence of Esq. S. T. BOAZ, Esq. ROBERT YOUNG
officiating. The attendants were ROBERT EZELL with MISS BETTIE ELDER and TIP
SIMMONS with MISS CALLIE MCCLURE. The young couple are quite popular and have
the congratulations and best wishes of the entire community.
Personals GEORGE DALTON left for Chicago.
ELIAS SANDERS went to Hollow Rock.
J. F. ROGERS returned from Holladay.
WYLEY QUINN of McKenzie was in town.
ALONZO HAWKINS left for Charleston, Missouri.
MISS R. F MCNEILL is at Paris.
MISS EVA TOWNES is in Milan.
DR. A. E. HASTINGS was in Camden.
PRIEST CLARK of Clarksburg is here.
MISS JENNIE PLANT of Plant, Tennessee is visiting MISS LENA BRYANT.
MISS ANNIE MEEK of Kentucky entered school here.
MRS. AMANDA BODEN of Springville is visiting MRS. R. H. CARTER.
L. A. HUT passed through en route to Big Sandy.
J. O. GAMBLE of Erin was here.
LAFAYETTE BURNS of Box Station was here en route to Texas.
SCOTT BENNETT returned to Springfield.
J. M. PHILLIPS of Hollow Rock was here.
DAVE KORNMAN of Kornman Brothers & Co. of Nashville visited relatives here.
DR. W. C. BOMAR and daughter MISS EULA of Hollow Rock were here.
DR. PRITCHARD and little daughter of Maple Creek visited this office.
MITCH WRINKLE and RUFE CHANDLER, two of McKenzieâ€™s best business men, were in
J. E. JOHNSON and family attended the burial of MRS. SUSAN M. WHITE in Henderson
CHARLES R. SHELTON of the Republican returned last week after visiting his
family at Covington.
GEORGE SHANKLE, accompanied by his wife and two daughters, paid this office a
DR. J. W. MCALL with G. T. MCCALL went to Lexington to see his nephew JNO. E.
MCCALL who is sick.
Chancellor A. G. HAWKINS and JUDGE JO. R. HAWKINS were in Lake County this week
trying their famous Lake County lawsuit.
H. E. PHILLIPS and family of Weiner, Arkansas attended the bedside of his mother
near Rosser, then returned home.
JOE MCCRACKEN drove his pair of black horses to Dyersburg Monday. He was
accompanied by MISS ERIN PRIEST.
PROF. MITCHELL, BOB MCKINNEY, CAL MCKINNEY and wife, REV. L. A BEDWELL, and REV.
L. C. DESHAZO of McLemoresville took the train for Nashville to attend the M. E.
Items from Holladay MR. PETTUS, one of Decaturvilleâ€™s most accomplished young
men, paid us a call.
Mr. BROWN of Huntingdon was interviewing some of our business men about
Our little town was honored by a visit by B. F. ENLOE and wife of Trezevant.
WILL ROGERS is now behind the counter at W. B. BONDâ€™S.
J. M. HOLLADAY went east after goods.
Clarksburg School The school at Clarksburg begins Oct. 28, 1889 and closes the
last week of March. … There will be no trouble in getting board. WILLIAM GROGAN,
WILLIAM BALLEW, JOE GROGAN and BUD ODOM will take boarders at $7 per month. JOHN
LAWRENCE will taken boarders after Christmas at the same rate. Signed JOHN W.
JOHNSON. >From Bargertown S. G. PARKER and family paid Wildersville a visit.
J. C WILSON has about completed his new hotel.
MISS EMMA DODD of Bible Hill is visiting her sister MRS. J. C. WILSON.
CHARLEY WILLIAMS left for Gibson County.
HENRY PAGE seems very anxious regarding post office department. Is it an
appointment or only a letter?
LEWIS PARKER of Wildersville paid us a visit this week.
Resolutions of Respect in respect for MRS. POLLY BRYANT.. from the church
Tribute of Respect for EDDIE, little son of GEN. W. W MURRAY by the teachers and
pupils of Huntingdon High School.
T. W. DODD'S son is sick this week.
RICE BOOTHE of Henry Station was here.
J. T. BURNS is in Louisville buying goods.
DR. EDWARDS of Como was here on professional visit.
MOODY and FRANK PIERCE are attending court at Camden.
JOHN GASKINS, good citizen of the 11th district of Weakley County, died last
MISS MAMIE CHANDLER came from Milan to visit.
MRS. T. N. LANKFORD of the 9th district is visiting her daughter MRS. N. C.
ANDY PROVINCE is having an elegant two story residence built on a lot adjoining
MRS. WEBB HENDRIX of Anadarko, Indian Territory arrived to visit her mother MRS.
AUGUST HOLENQUEST has been in Huntingdon for several days to be with his son who
is very sick.
MARSH ATKISSON has a new heir. It is a boy, born Thursday of last week and Marsh
has been all smiles since its advent.
MISS MATTIE SPELLINGS of Buena Vista, after a visit with her sister MRS. DR. E.
M. EVERETT, returned home.
MISSES CARPA PERRY and SOPHIE YOUNG passed through our town on their way to
visit friends and relatives at Clinton, Kentucky.
MISS INDIA GILL, a charming young miss of Memphis, is stopping with her aunt
MRS. INDIA SCOTT. She will attend school at Bethel College.
MISS MAMIE DUKE of Milan is visiting relatives and friends here and a certain
young man from Milan was seen here Sunday.
CARL FINCH and sister, MRS. JIM WALTERS, left for Oklahoma City where Mrs.
Walters will join her husband who is in business at that place.
On last Thursday evening the Moon changed and got Wright. JAMES WRIGHT and Mrs.
Moon were united in life's voyage. May true happiness be theirs.
DR. PRATT and SWEP DAVIS took in the fair at Trenton last week. The doctor was
on professional business. Davis took a number of prizes while there. He came out
of the ring with the blue ribbon as the most graceful driver and is span of
blacks took the blue at most every turn.
MRS. SALLIE BRAWNER, wife of DUKE BRAWNER of the 12th district of Weakley
County, died last Friday night after a lingering illness of several months. She
was a true Christian, member of the M. E. Church, and endured the pains which
her illness inflicted with meekness and Christian fortitude. No one in here
community was more highly respected. She leaves a husband and three children,
all grown, and a large circle of friends to mourn her death.
DINWIDDIE-PIERCE! They never did guess who it was, but you can find any number
who are ready to say â€śI knew it was JIM and HATTIE all the time.â€ť Jim is one
of our most enterprising young business men, full of life and energy, while his
bride is one among our most winsome young ladies and is well worthy of her
Mr. INGRAM of Erin, Tenn., was with use last Tuesday surveying the distance of
the railroad company would have go to get water for the supplying the union tank
A child of Mr. TIPPS of Lynchburg was stung on the lip by a bumblebee and soon
JOSEPH WILLIAMS, colored, was crushed between two cars he was coupling in
Memphis Saturday morning.
Hon. W. C. WHITTINGTON has suffered a relapse at Columbia.
The residence of JOHN S. PEARSON at Claybrook, Madison County was burned by
matches carried into the ceiling by rats.
JOHN BURNS, white, and ANTORY SMITH, colored, got into a difficulty at
Brownsville in which BURNS was badly cut and SMITH severely shot.
PEYTON GILL of Martin, an old and feeble man, has been awarded a judgment
against the Illinois Central Railroad for injuries received by being struck by a
train last year.
YORK HARRIS, colored, of Robertson County was sentenced 99 years to the
penitentiary for the murder of an old colored man, BEN PENNINGTON.
Circuit Court is in session at Camden, trying WILLIAM PIERCE, charged with the
murder of KI FLORREST near Big Sandy in 1888.
The jury in the case of the state vs HAL and REGINALD STOVALL for the killing of
DANIEL SMITH at Jackson last spring failed to agree and were discharged.
A MISS GIBBS, six miles north of McMinnville, was burned fatally while preparing
supper for the family, and her clothes ignited.
DIXIE WILLIAMS, an alleged evangelist, closed an unsuccessful meeting at
Columbia last week… Trezevant Items WILIAM BLANKS & Son's new two story brick
will soon be ready for occupancy.
BROTHER A. WHITE has made great discovery in the way of a growth called milo-
maize—hay for stock... Bro.White is also a large bean grower. JEFF BLANKS, L. A.
GALLION, and R. Y DENTON returned from Louisville with large stocks of goods.
FRANK BLANKS is a candidate for mayor..
From another correspondent. EMMETT WHITE is at home.
A gloom was cast over us last week by the death of MRS. LOUIS N. DESHONG.
MISSES OLA and EFFIE CAGE of Atwood were here.
UNCLE JOHNIE BURNS of McKenzie visited the family of A. L. GARDNER.
JUDGE JO HAWKINS was here.
J. O. GAMBILL of Erin is here.
T. C. GREEN of Memphis was here Sunday.
DR. C. A. LOVE of Conyersville was here.
WILLIAM BLANKS went to Milan.
GEORGE BLANKS and MISS LILLIE WILLIAMS went to Newburn.
REV. COVEY delivered an able sermon at the C. P. Church Sunday.
From a Third Correspondent. W. G WARE, our courteous depot agent, made a
business trip to Danville and Erin.
JAMES YANCEY is having the finishing touches to his neat residence.
Our school under the supervision of MRS. S. H. MCALISTER, assisted by MISS
STELLA JOHNSON, is progressing well. 55 pupils have enrolled. The school is