The Tennessee Republican
Huntingdon, Carroll County
R. A GREENE, editor.
Friday, February 1, 1918
LEONARD MERRITT of Camp Sevier came in Saturday on a five day furlough. He is
looking well and says all the Carroll County boys there are doing well.
Last Friday night, someone went to courthouse, broke a window, and entered the
office of L. A. HURT, magistrate, and took 12 quarts of whiskey being held as
evidence in a trial. The thieves left no clue except footprints in the snow. ..
For Larceny: Sheriff KIRK arrested ELMER LATHAM, HOUSTON COOPER, TOM COOPER, JOE
COOPER, and JAMES COOPER of the 12th district for stealing corn and meat from
ARTHUR NEWMAN and MRS. MAXIE CHAMBERS. Latham gave bond, but after his bondsman
heard he was leaving the area, Latham was turned over to the officers, placed in
jail with the others.
Plan Bible Institute
A Bible Institute is being planned by the Trezevant Baptist Church for the last
week in March. Elder L. R RILEY is arranging the program. Others: DR. L. V.
HENSON of Benton, Kentucky; EDLER E. F. ADAMS of Fulton, KY; DR. J. E. SKINNER
of Jackson, all former pastors and DR. I. N. PENICK of Martin. ELDER J. M.
BURGES of Blanville, KY., and ELDER BOYCE TAYLOR of Murray, KY will likely be on
MANNEY CASH, possession of whiskey Dr. J. S. RAMSEY, possession of whiskey
J. M. THOMPSON
J. M. THOMPSON of the 23rd district, one of the splendid citizens of the county,
died at his home at 6 p.m. Sunday. Interment was at the Mebane cemetery Monday,
REV. J. WILL HOWELL conducting services. He was 57 years, 5 months old, a member
of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a valuable citizen of any
community. A wife, two children, MISS EURA THOMPSON and W. G. THOMPSON, survive.
I will sell at my place two miles east of Huntingdon on the Hollow Rock road… S.
L. HERR as auctioneer. A. B. RHODES.
MRS. PEARLIE FORBESS
MRS. PEARLIE FORBESS, wife of ARTHUR FORBESS, died at the home of her father, N.
E LAYCOOK, Friday of last week after a long illness. She was a member of the
Methodist Church, mother of seven children, and a Christian, who bore her
illness with patience and resignation, 32 years old. Interment was at Palmers
Shelter Saturday, REV. THOMAS ORMAND conducting the service. She went to
Colorado last year for her health, but the change did not restore her to health.
A husband and seven children and numerous relatives survive her.
MRS. GERTIE PARK
MRS. GERTIE PARK, wife of GARVIN PARK, died at her home in the 15th district
Monday afternoon. Funeral was at the residence at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, REV. JOE
JOYNER officiating. Interment was at Spelling cemetery. She was 32 years old, a
good woman, and her death is regretted by a large number of friends. A husband
and three children survive her.
MRS. MARY REDDEN
MRS. MARY REDDEN, age 62, wife of H. J. REDDEN, died at her home in the 23rd
district January 29 and was buried at Long Rock cemetery January 31. She is
survived by her husband, three sons and two daughters.
Local and Personal
DR. JAMES H. MCCALL has been at home a few days.
B. J. WILLIAMS was here with home folks.
DR. B. C. DODDS went to Nashville on business.
A.J. HOLLAND of the 5th district was here.
EDWIN and BEN HUMBLE have been sick.
W. F. WILLIAMS of near McKenzie is visiting relatives here.
REV. C. C. HINES will preach at the Baptist church.
MRS. WILLIE JOHNSON returned from a visit to her son at Jonesboro, Arkansas.
MRS. M. LUSKY is visiting her daughter MRS. N. H. NUSSBUAM at Bainbridge, GA.
HORACE GRIZZARD of Nashville was here on business.
EZELL SCOTT of Memphis is visiting his uncle J. S. SCOTT and family in the 13th
MISS E. LOVE HAWKINS returned to resume her duties at Trezevant high school.
MRS. MATTIE JOHNSON is visiting her son ERNEST JOHNSON and other relatives here.
J. SAM JOHNSON has been attending the grand lodge in Nashville.
MRS. DAISY MORGAN visited her mother MRS. D. L. HICKMAN at McLemoresville.
CONNIE WILLIAMS of Camp Williams visited his brother W. O. WILLIAMS and sister
MISS EFFIE WILLIAMS last week.
JOHN T. PEELER attended the grand lodge at Nashville; he is Grand Master of the
order in Tennessee.
S. V PORTER bought a carload of tin cans this week to be in shape to take care
of the numerous canners in the county.
J. B BRECHEEN of the 13th district was here on business.
The Republican does not publish long obituaries free.
MISS ESTELL TATUM, who is teaching at Daffron, spent the last ten days in
Huntingdon, due to the severe weather necessitating the closing of the school.
E. T. SPARKS of McKenzie was here on business connected with the bankrupt court;
he is trustee in the case of J. E. CREWS, bankrupt.
M. LUSKY and wife attended the funeral of MRS IDA FRIEDMAN at Nashville. Mrs.
Friedman was a sister of Mrs. Lusky.
Mr. and Mrs. EVERETT ELDER are visiting relatives here. He has accepted a
position with the STEIFF Jewelry Co. in Nashville. They have been living at
Fulton for some time.
TOM BAKER GREENE of Battery D, 114th Field Artillery, is at home from Camp
Sciever for three days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. GREENE.
J. S. CARTER of near McKenzie was here and put $1.50 for the Republican this
year. He is well pleased with his home in the west end. He visited his relatives
and his wifeâ€™s relatives here.
W. E. DOWNING of Westport of Downing & Co. was here. The new firm is composed of
W.E DOWNING and T. M. HARWELL and is deserving of the patronage of the good
people of the east end of the county.
W. A. SUTTON of the 20th district was here to receive a shipment of registered
Holstein calves shipped from Wisconsin. Mr. Sutton is one of our best farmers,
being successful in raising staple crops.
MRS. IDA WOODRUFF received a telegram Monday that her brother HUGH WILLIAMS of
Jackson, was very sick at Camp Sevier. Her mother and sister MISS BESSIE left on
the evening train for Camp Sevier.
In the coming city election to be held in McKenzie: HON. D. A. BURKHALTER,
former member of the Tennessee legislature and present editor of the McKenzie
Banner, has announced as candidate for mayor. He was a former mayor. He will
have as his opponent, FERN SCATES and will be a warm race.
A cablegram from France gives the information that MRS. ROSA WILDER, well known
to our citizens and who has many friends here, arrived safely. Mrs. Wilder is
one the patriotic women who volunteered to go to the front.
A.T. FERGUSON, income tax collector, came in Tuesday and took up his quarters in
the office of Circuit Court Clerk. J.M. WILLIAMSON, deputy collector, who was to
come here, is sick.
During the coal crisis, the First Presbyterian Church at Jackson adopted the
plan of home prayer instead of regular services at the church on Wednesday
night. REV. J. E. BROWN, the pastor, states that the attendance in homes is
double that of regular service at the church.
Postmaster A. H. JONES of Trezevant and the local post office force, including
the rural carriers, are determined to sell war savings and thrift stamps.
Hon. L. M. RHODES has brought a home in Florida, near the town of Pomona.
Announcements are out concerning the marriage of WADE H. GALLOWAY and MISS
BERNICE BOSWELL, popular young people in the social circle.
JACK SEDBERRY of Blaine, Colorado visited the family of MRS. HATTIE SEDBERRY.
MISSES MARY MOWEN and MARTHA WARE were in McKenzie.
MISS MARY HILLSMAN and brother THOMAS visited at McKenzie.
JACOB ATKINS is at home after spending 21 months in the West.
MISS MARTHA WARE delightfully entertained the Trezevant young set at her home,
MISS GLADYS BLANKS and little brother RICHARD are visiting relatives at Kenton.
MISS LUCILLE DENTON, who teaches music at Cumberland City, has been here.
Mr. and Mrs. EUGENE FRYE are the proud parents of a son.
LOFTON PILLOW of Gibson was the guest of his cousin, AUBREY DUNLAP.
I.G. HURT was in Nashville.
REV. J. L. MOORE and children of Lexington are the guests of her mother, MRS.
REV. R. I. RILEY filled his regular appointment at his Kentucky charge last
MORGAN SEDBERRY was the guest of his sister MRS. J. I. MOORE at Lexington.
MISS VERA BROOKS visited at Bradford and Nashville.
ELDER WALKER of Henderson College preached at the Christian Church.
SID HILLIARD and family from near Huntingdon have moved to Trezevant to enter
their children in the high school and are occupying the HURT residence.
MISS LIZZIE PALMER, who is teaching at Hollow Rock, was here.
The stork visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE HANSBROUGH and left twin
MRS. NELLIE GRIZZARD and little daughter MARY COURTS were at Huntingdon.
BUCK TERRY of Jackson visited his mother and sister here.
MISS HELEN HAMILTON spent last week with her fatherâ€™s family in Memphis.
MRS. GORDON WEBB is recovering from la grippe.
Little WILLIAM HOLT is the guest of his grandmother MRS. N.E. MANLEY in
Mr. and Mrs. ROY MOWEN of Jackson visited relatives here.
WILLIE TRAYWICK of McLemoresville visited CHARLIE MCAULEY last week.
MISS BESSIE GALLOWAY resigned her work at Murpheyâ€™s school near Clarksburg to
begin working at her fatherâ€™s hardware store.
JOHN EDWARD HILLSMAN and ERMON SMITH left for Memphis to enlist in the navy.
MISS LILIAN SMITH, a charming young lady of this place, and Private JAMES BURNS
of McKenzie were married last Tuesday morning at the home of BRO. R. L. RILEY.
They left on the midnight train for Columbia, South Carolina.
MISS GLADYS CARLTON, who is teaching near Puryear, Tenn., is at home, her school
closed due to lack of fuel.
A.E. HILLSMAN, who is working in Gibson, spent the weekend here with his family.
BEN ADAMS, who is working in Memphis, has been home.
MARVIN SPELLINGS and BILIE BIGHAM went to Memphis. Marvin was accepted for the
CODY FOSTER went to Memphis to join the navy.
School continues closed at the M. C. I. this week. It is through that work will
be resumed next week, MISS NORMA HURDLE is carrying her work in music.
MRS. FRANK DELANEY of Chattanooga visited relatives here.
HOWARD HILL and family visited relatives here.
R. S. YOUNGER and daughter MISS MARY were at Atwood.
MR. WARNER has been sick with heart trouble.
BURLEY BOYD visited relatives here.
MRS. HESS MORRIS is sick at the home of JOHN FLAGG where she has rented rooms.
She has tuberculosis.