Submitted by Terry Jackson
The Southern Democrat
When the sun is shining the farmers are hustling these days.
Corn is still being shipped to this place by the ear load.
It's about time for the fishermen to begin to hunt the rivers.
Candidates for Probate Judge are beginning to make themselves known in
the western part of the county.
We are sorry to learn of the death of the infant of Mr. and Mrs. W.L.
McCorkle which occurred yesterday morning.
A very peculiar incident occurred in Bristow's Cove last week. Mr. John
Gather's wife died on last Thursday and on Friday he died. They were
both about the same age abouot 87 years old and were among the first
settlers of the Cove. The deceased were the father and mother of Mrs.
Ellis Clowdus who lives near this place.
Rev. S.C. Allgood filled his regular appointment at the Methodist
Sunday at eleven and Rev. B.F. Bledsoe preached at night.
Only thirteen marriage license were issued out of the Probates Office
Died--Near Clarence, April 2nd Mr. J.W. Mayfield, age about 40 years.
Prof. B.C. Bynum of Royal was in town last week.
Mr. John Blackwood of Cleveland was in town the first of the week.
Prof. W.F. Maynor, of Summit, was in town Saturday and called to see
Messrs J.D. Wilder and J.C. McCarn of Cleveland were in town last week.
Messrs D.C. and O.A. Rasco, Blount College students, were here Saturday
watching the money slip through the county Superintendents hands.
Mr. R.A. Cain of Bright Star was here Tuesday attending Commissioners
Mr. W.S. Wells was in town the first of the week.
Mr. J.E. Willoughby, Land Agent for the L & N RR was in town the latter
part of last week.
Strayed or Stolen--One muley cow, about seven years old with a white
stripe on her back. Any information about said cow will be thankfully
received by G.L. Hewitt, Oneonta, Ala.