March 14, 1907
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UNION REVIVAL BEGINS--Dr. George H. CRUTCHER opens the initial service with a talk on prayer. The choir, composed of some forty voices rendered a pleasing musical program. S. Granger LATTA, the leader, and the members of the choir deserve much praise. Mrs. R. L. McKNIGHT, as accompanist, is assisting Mr. LATTA. A feature of the music is Mr. J. E. EBERSOLE on the claionet. The next union service will be held at the same church, the 24th, Rev. George P. SCOTT delivering the sermon.
DAY AND NIGHT BANK FOR DYERSBURG--The Savings Department of the Mercantile Bank & Trust Company will be open every Saturday evening from 5: 30 to 8 o'clock. They are the originators of the Savings Department in Dyersburg and are also the first bank to offer to pay interest on savings deposits.
THURSDAY MARCH 14, 1907--Frank J. NUNN, of Brownsville, is in the city. Mrs. Henry A. KLYCE will entertain the Saturday Afternoon Club, March 23rd. Misses Virginia & Mackie SHUMATE, of Newbern, came down Monday evening to attend the Forked Deer Club dance. Miss Annie ARNOLD leaves for Paducah in a few days, the guest of Miss Clyde BARHAM. Mrs. John LATTA and Miss Leslie have returned from a visit to Memphis. Ernest GWARTNEY spent several days this week in St. Louis. Will Dock FOWKLES is quite ill with pneumonia. Mrs. H. J. RICHARDS entertained with six hand euchre Saturday evening. Miss Kate GORDON won first prize and Miss Nell LATTA won the consolation. Dr. & Mrs. Nick WALKER returned yesterday from Baldwin, MS where they spent several weeks with Dr. WALKER's father. Ed. SPENCER leaves to-day for Memphis, his future home. Mrs. GROVES, of Obion, has taken charge of the hotel part of the WATSON building, the St. Louis Furniture Company, occupying the entire lower floor. Gordon BARHAM, of Paducah, is in the city. Miss Nannie NUNN, of Newbern, is visiting Mrs. Theo. FRAZIER. Mrs. R. F. C. MOSS entertained a few friends Monday afternoon in honor of her guest, Mrs. Jessie MOSS, of Memphis. John G. LATTA and S. Granger LATTA were last Sunday elected superintendent and assistant superintendent of the Presbyterian Sunday School. Miss Annie Laura PRIDDY was elected secretary. Mrs. Henry KEDZIE is quite sick with la grippe. Jesse MOSS, of Memphis, came up Sunday to visit his parents and his wife, who are here visiting Mr. & Mrs. R. F. C. MOSS. Mrs. J. W. CARR has recovered from a three weeks attack of the grip. John SHAEFFER, of Huntingdon, W Va., is in the city. He is visiting his friend, J. E. EBERSOLE, and will take part in the Maccabee Band Concert the 27th. Egbert ZIMMERMAN, of Newport, KY and Angus ZIMMERMAN, of Halls, visited Marion ZIMMERMAN & Family Monday. Miss Eloise Emma, the charming daughter of "Wild Bill" EVANS, is to be married tonight in Dallas, TX, to Alexander CASON. Miss Alice C. PARKER, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. B. F. PARKER, died at Murfreesboro, IL February 28th. Mrs. PARKER was formerly Miss Tuppie EARLE, who was born and reared in Dyersburg, and her many friends will regret to learn of her bereavement.
CARD OF THANKS--To the many friends, neighbors and Dr. L. N. RAWLS, who so kindly and tenderly attended the dear one now gone, our mother and sister. Each and everyone by kind acts and gentle words have tried to lessen our sorrow; we extend our heartfelt thanks and gratitude. C. W. TODD; Moss TODD; and Mrs. J. W. HENRY.
INSOLVENT NOTICE--Having suggested the insolvancy of the estate of Charley MEYER, deceased, to the Clerk of County Court of Dyer County, TN; settled accounts and claims on or before the 15th day of June 1907. V. B. EASLEY, Administrator. March 14, 1907.
RoELLEN--Miss Syrena WHITE, who has been visiting here several months, has returned to her home in Halls. Dave EVANS and wife have moved to the home of Mrs. TOOSHEE. Mr. & Mrs. REYMONDS have returned to their home in Kenton, after several days visiting here, guests of Dr. SIMPSON & Family. Dick VAUGHN has returned home from St. Louis. Alfred WHEATLEY is on the sick list. Married at the home of the bride's parents last Monday, John MASSEY to Mannie DUNIVANT, Esq. DAVIS officiating. Mrs. Ed. HESTER was called to Fowkles last Sunday, on account of her mother being very sick.
SORRELL'S CHAPEL--Sam GOODWIN & wife of Fowkles, visited her mother here Saturday. Will DITTO is building a new house. Mes. John ETHERIDGE and daughters from Texas are visitors in our neighborhood this week. Mrs. Dorr SORRELL is visiting her daughter near Church Grove.
ROUTE #4--Prof. Hardee WYATT, of Newbern, delivered his illustrated lecture "Around The World" at Finley Friday to a well pleased audience. Dr. J. L. HUEY, of Heloise, attended the lecture at Finley Friday. John HICKS, who a few months ago, moved to Martin, has come back to Finley. G. PECKENPAUGH is on the sick list. Since our last communcation, the death angel soaring on its peaceful wings has visited our community to take away Mrs. Marguerit REASON. Mrs. REASON had been confined to her bed for seven weeks, when on Wednesday, March 6th, she departed this life to take up her abode with the sainted angels. She has left this world of suffering and sorrow of trials and tribulations, and gone to live in Paradise, where all is peace and love and there will be no dying there. She leaves a husband, two sons and two daughters to mourn her loss. Rev. O. L. MARTIN conducted the funeral services at Pleasant Hill Thursday at 10 a. m., after which the remains were laid to rest in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
FINLEY--Mrs. E. E. HALL, of Havana, Cuba; Miss Lula TIPTON, and John MOODY, visited Dr. & Mrs. MOODY last week. Mr. & Mrs. F. E. JONES returned home from their visit to Martin. Mr. O. L. MARTIN is visiting in Martin, TN this week. Miss Mary TIPTON, from Cottonwood, is visiting her sister near Finley. Dr. John HUEY left Monday for Heloise, where he is to pratice medicine.
HELOISE--Jack BARLOW has had a severe attack of pneumonia, but is slowly recovering. J. E. CHAMBERS & wife are taking their first lesson in house keeping at the Will McCORD place. Mrs. CONNELL, of Booth's Point, visited her daughter, Mrs. Lester CAPELL this week.
NEWBERN--Hamilton PARKS Jr. III, is at home visiting his father, B. R. PARKS. Tobe FULGHUM capyured Lee POWER. an escaped prisoner from Lewisburg, TN here on last Thursday and delivered him safely to the sheriff at Nashville. Dr. E. R. WYATT has been in Nashville during the week in the interest of legislation to raise requirements for Dental practice in the State. Will VINCENT and wife are at home after visiting Memphis. The New Mexico land fever is spreading, a number of Newbern people will leave here next Tuesday to secure claims. Robert DRANE and Hardee WYATT were the pioneers from here. Mr. COOK and son of near here went out. They seemed well pleased from their reports. Miss Susie CAPELLE, of the Ripley School visited her parents here Sunday. Mrs. Julia EASON is visiting relatives in Texas and will probably visit in New Mexico. E. H. GRACE recently christened his hotel The New Hotel Grace. It was formerly known as the Commercial. Mrs. J. H. WYATT and J. N., her son, visited Mrs. P. WYATT Saturday. Mrs. Mary WALDRON, after spending the winter in the Bermuda Islands, returned home last week.
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