Southern Democrat 1918
Submitted by Terry Jackson

Southern Democrat
September 26, 1919

Mrs. Vera Edna Horton, of local route one, took the civil service examination for clerical work in Birmingham a few days ago.


Louise, the little two-year old daughter of Rev. and Mrs. W.S. Hullett died at their home at Millport a few days ago. The remains were brought back to their old home and laid to rest in Lebanon cemetery Sunday.
Rev. S.R. Lester conductiing the funeral services.

John Dutton, of route 1, Bangor, called to see us one day last week. He says his son John, who is in the Coast Artillery at Ft. Crockett, Texas, expects to leave for oversea duty in the near future. He is a great baseball palyer and according to some newspaper clippings, Mr. Dutton stands right at the top as a pitcher.
John Dutton, who resides at Duttontown, is considered one of the best mellon grower in Blount county. He tells us that from three acres he sold $662.00 worth of melons the past season. A number of these melons were hauled to Birmingham, some of them bringing almost a dollar each.

The little two year-old son of Frank Weaver and wife died at their home near Royal, September 18th, and was buried at Antioch cemetery the following day.

The remains of Ezra Green, who was killed in a powder mill explosion in North Birmingham, last week were brought back to his old home at Nectar for burial. He was a son of Andrew Green and a nephew of James E. Green of Oneonta; was 22 years of age and unmarried.