is Bits & Pieces extracted from The
December 1905- December 1906
December 15, 1905
W. D. Johnson loaned a pistol to Harry Scroggins and W. D. Harmon who were charged with the murder.
W.D. Johnson is now found dead also.
Died: Green Boyett died at his home near Opp a few days ago of typhoid fever. He was about 40 years of age.
Married: Miss Laura Bass and Morgan Johnson, Father of the bride is B. B. Bass.
Married: Miss Ida Moore and Mr. Whit will marry next Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 1905.
Will Williams lives near the Farmer’s School House made additions to his residence.
H. B. Wilkerson, an aged farmer of
December 22, 1905
Married: Miss Bessie Stokes of Poley, and W. S. (Charlie) O’ Neal of Heath,
Married: Bert Uptagraft and Miss Lula Dinkins were married at River falls last Sunday at 8:00.
Married: Miss Zadie Butler to Walton W. Howell. Father of the bride is John Butler.
- Died: The bed and residence of Mr. Barney Weggerman of
Died: Lon Snider shot & fatally wounded Frank White.- Jacksonsonville,
Died: The Mother of W.E. Dillard of Andalusia died at her home in Coffee
Marshall Henderson brought down from
F. Williams was returning home to
Lon Pippin was charged with the murder of J. W. Trigg in the second degree, recommending a 20 years in the Penitentiary,
he showed no sign of emotion on Friday.- Anniston, Ala.
Sam W. Crook was found guilty of forgery by a jury in the City Court.- Gadsden, Ala.
January, 8th 1906
W. G. Knight was called to
Married: Miss Annie Burk and George M. Knight of
Died: Cornelius Bryant died at his home near Rose Hill on Friday the 5th inst. He was 55 years old and buried at
Died: The little three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hare burned to death at Chalk Hill about 2 ˝ miles from Andalusia on Fairfield Road. E. A. Hare, the boys Uncle called our office and gave us an account.
The boys mother was next door at Mrs. Jackson Stokes, she heard cries of the child and came to find him wrapped in frames. His body was burned from head to foot and he died about 9 o’clock the same night.
January, 17, 1906
Married: Claude Turner to Miss Sabina Barron, last Sunday.
Married: Miss Gusta cooper and Riley Bass were married one day last week.
Married: Alice Hutchenson and Miss Nancy Diamond were united in life by Willie Hutchinson, Esq. on Sunday last.
Married: Chas. Taylor and Miss Annie Hutcheson
Invitation to the marriage of R.L. Kennedy to Miss Dora Jones of
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford A. Jones, formerly of Fairfield,
Married: R.J. Faulk and Miss Mabel Owen were married at the Court house by Judge Robinson a few days ago.
January, 17, 1906
Lasiter of Rose Hill, about 73 fell while walking and broke her arm and leg
shoulder & hip & is not expected to live.
The infant of Judge and Mrs. C.E. McCall was seriously burned Friday afternoon.
The child is seven months old and has little hope for recovery.
A little child of J.W. Barnes is quiet sick.
Died: Hiram Overstreet died on the 30th December at the home of S.S. Overstreet, he was 80 years old. He was buried at
Mrs. John Taylor and wife moved to Falco last Thursday.
Miss Martha Thompson is still missing since Christmas day-
The infant of Judge and Mrs. C.E. McCall was seriously burned Friday afternoon.
The child is seven months old and has little hope for recovery.
Jan. 31, 1906
Died: Little Child of Mr. Laz. Parker and wife of Searight, burnt to death on Thursday the 25th inst. The little two year old daughter fell into the fire and was burned so bad that she died in a short while. The body being almost burnt to a crisp the remains were brought back to
Died: Tom White, a wood Cutter of this County was crushed to death instantly. The trees seem to have fallen in an opposite direction than what he had thought.- Anniston Ala.-
Died: Mrs. Maud Burnett died in
Died: J.T. Hannan was killed by a log train at
Died: Jesse Ward, Jr. died at his father’s home near Feagin from Pneumonia.
Died: Mrs. L.P. Hutcheson of Clintonville,
Died: Lillis Leiler, daughter of Rev. E.W. Smith and wife. She was born June 13th 1895 and died January 23rd, 1905.
Died: Grady Miller, the sixteen year old son of Dr. R.L. Miller, a Physician of Florala, found laying in a pool of blood about 6 o’clock near Lakeview hotel, there were reports of pistol shots, a Negro said he saw someone run around the corner of the Hotel. Citizens discovered Young Miller almost unconscious & dying, he said he had shot Grady and Grady had shot him and he died.
Married: Miss Flora Lawson and Mr. A.A. Welch were united in marriage Jan 24th- The couple will reside in River
Married: Miss Cora Benton and Mr. Henry Jones were married at the home of Mr. and mrs. W.H. Benton, River Falls, on Thursday afternoon, the 25th inst.
Will Stoudemire, negro, convicted of murder and sentenced to hang for killing Sim McBride, his father-in-law, will be hanged 9th March next.- Prattville, Ala-
Lucien D. Gardner, a Atty. of Troy, the son of the late Col. Bibb Gardner has announced himself a candidate for Senator.
Negro, Will Brown shot conductor Sam Jeter at Opp last November and confessed.
Jack Thompson was sentenced to life last week for killing his father-in-law and wife at Evergreen.
Died: Little Baby of W. D. Taylor died Friday last.
Died: William Clements occurred yesterday. He was thrown from a horse Friday. He leaves a wife, six children, a mother and several brother and sisters to mourn his death.
Died: Joel D. Murphee, one of the oldest and wealthiest citizens of
Married: H.A. Livingston and Miss Willie V. Cowart of Gantt.
Married:Mr. Crumpton Snowden to Miss Effie Leonard on Sunday the 3rd inst. The father of the bride is H.H. Leonard.
Dan Stallings went on trial Friday in
February 21, 1906
Died: Mr. Caro died at
Died: on last Sunday, Mrs. Wm. Bozeman & child of Searight. The crib caught on fire, the mother gathered the child running outdoors put the child in a tub of water where it was already dead, she herself in flames jumped into the well where she was found dead.
Born to M.W. Barron and wife Monday, a daughter.
Mrs. Mattie Lawson was arrested for the dead body of a white infant, with a wound on it’s head was found in a pond between this city &
February 28, 1906
Died: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Johns 5 year old of beat 7 is dead from a fire of burning broom sage and trash. The mother will also die.
Died: Thomas Faqua, son of John Faqua of
Died: Adolph S. Gerald, Chief of Police of
Married: C.E. Raley and Miss
Married: Miss Eva Fletcher, daughter of Jas Fletcher, and Cleve Everidge married in Laurel Hill last week.
H.C. Stack, a fireman on the Southern railway, was shot, and killed by 14 year old girl named Hannon, at
W.A. Mooney, a white man, who was sent to the penitentiary last year from
March 7, 1906
Chas. Jackson has been sentenced to the penitentiary from
Died: Rev. J.M. Robinson was in his 68th year. He leaves a wife and four children to mourn his loss.
Judge J.M. Robinson Jr., A.H. Robinson and Miss May Robinson.
Died; Little Lewis Driggers on the morning of March 2d, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. S.S. Driggers. Rose Hill
Married: Miss Susie Hicks and Fred Fox were married by
Died: Mrs. Sallie Moseley of
Died: Ex Sheriff MAY who absconded from
Died: James M. Bragg died just across the state line of
Died: J.D. Cole, 47, farmer of
Died: Mrs. H. H. Leonard of
Died: K. Thomas, son of Mastin Thomas of Red Level, died Thursday of Typhoid fever, aged 18 or 20 years old.
Died: Mrs. F. M.
Died: Alford Adams and James Jones, two of
Died: James C. Gowan, who practiced law at Abbeville. He was over age 60 and served in the Confederate Army. He was never married-
Died : Fannie Bishop, Negro, killed instantly by a train on the
Died: Mr. William R. Griswold, a painter, was found dead in bed at his home,
Died: Inus Rogers, infant son of J.W. and Ella Tipton. He was born Oct 28, 1904 & departed life at his home at Haygood, Oct. 28th 1905.
February 21, 1906
Married: Miss Lena Brown and Ben F.
Stuckey at the father of the Bride’s home, Mr. Willis Brown. They left for
March 21, 1906
Died: A. W. Floyd died alone at his home in
Died: John J. Payne, Esq. on Monday last, one of
List of advertised Letters for week ending March 17th, 1906.
Mati Fenney, Sallie F. Griff, Anna Grigg, Sallie Jackson, Daisy Jordan, Roberta Knowles, Matilda Lee, Maud McDonald, Hallie McPherson, Sealy Nelson, Pollie Perdue, Mrs. Amos White.
Dave Adams, Paul Brown, Eddie Byrd, Emeres Bowers, Albert Blunt, L.
Married: Miss Lena Brown and Ben F.
Stuckey at the father of the Bride’s home, Mr. Willis Brown. They left for
Jones and Dolph Strokes, of Heath have returned to
The jury in the case of Dr. J.B. Matthews, the physician charged with murdering his wife on Dec. 1, 1905 returned a verdict of murder in the second degree-
March 28, 1906
Died: A little child of T.F. Prestwood and wife were buried here Friday.-
Married: Chas. A O’Neal and Miss Emma Dunn married at
Died: Alonzo Hutto, a young man about 22 or 23 died in the
Died: Mrs. Gordan Stewart was accidentally shot and killed by her husband at McCall Thursday while Mr. Stewart was cleaning his shotgun.
the Little child of W. J. Wesley fell and broke its arm a few days ago.
Henry Moss of Rose Hill was in town in search for his little son who ran away from home about the 21st.
John Shields was thrown from his horse on Saturday night, to much booze was the blame.
Born: Chas. Danford and wife have a little son.
Born; A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rushton last Thursday.
Born: A fine 10 lb. son came to brighten the home of George W. Dunson Tuesday morning.
Married: Mack Phillips and Miss Laura Henderson in Falco.
Married: Lee Thomas and Miss Mary Shirah in Falco.
Died: The seven months old child of Hilary Mason of Red Level, of Pneumonia a few days ago and was buried at
Died: Young son of Anthony Fowler, Colored, killed by one of the Horse Shoe Lumber Company’s log trains at River Falls.
Died: Enoch Beasley died at his home near red Level. He was about 60 years in Age. He leaves behind a wife.
Died:Tom McCartha, a white man from
A white man named Barnett, intoxicated, either fell or was thrown from the wagon
near Wood’s Store It was a 4-mule team and the wheels passed over his head crushing
his skull. It is said that Barnett had only been married a
week or two.
Died: P. S. Layton, a civil engineer who came to
Mrs. Henry Chambless, living
near Feagin was buried at
Died: Mrs. Asbury Sims committed Suicide Saturday Morning by cutting her throat with a razor.
Died: Thomas Baird, aged 64, died at his home in Holt-
Jesse Conners has been convicted of the murder of Clem Mount and sentenced to life.
April 11, 1906
Died: J.B. Lockey, tax assessor of
Died; T.P. Welden, 34 years old, electrocuted here by coming in contact with a guy wire. There were no witnesses to the accident-
Died: J.D. Cook of
Died: H.B. Foster, book-keeper of the Jackson Lumber Co. died from typhoid fever and was buried in
Mrs. Bill Hart of River Falls is very sick and at the home of her Father,
J.B. Brown of
Mrs. Mollie Armstrong of Sumpter Co. will visit her sister, Mrs. J. J. Ballard of this place next week.
April 11, 1906
Born: W.F. ward have another family heir in the house and it’s a Boy.
Married: T.J. Smith of
Notice: Everyone is forbidden to hire or harbor George Thompson as boy, 17 years old, weight 130 lbs, dark hair, heavy eye brows and has a scar under jaw. Anyone giving information will be rewarded. H.B. Thompson, Dozier
Died: Wife of Sump Ables died at Searight and was buried at Gantt Wednesday.
Died: Charley Horton and wife of
Mrs. David Barrow died at the family home near
Interest: Ellie Hart and family of River Falls recently moved to the home of J.
Riley, a few miles South of Andalusia
May 02, 1906
Died: B.F. Dunn died at the home of George Bagley Thursday and was buried at Heath on Friday. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his loss.
Miss Emma Woodham and J.E. Sharp
were married at Opp last Sunday. The Bride is the daughter of
W.A. Woodham of that place.
Married; Miss Addie Leonard and W.J. Belin, the marriage was at the home of H.H. Leonard.
J. Dud Barron of this place and Miss
Belle Frost of Luverne.
Died: Little five year old son of G.B. Gibson fell out of the door and broke his neck dying instantly in Rome, a lower part of the County.
Died: Amos Phillips, about 20 years old was shot to death by unknown parties near the
Mrs Willie Kilpatrick died Thursday of last week.
Town Marshall J.D. Cook of Luverne shot and fatally wounded Munk Ellis.
Died: Benjamin Franklin of
May 9, 1906
Of Interest: At the meeting of the new council Tuesday, Z. D. Studstill was re-elected Secretary and treasurer, and J. A. APLIN day
Benjamin Odom, one of
Samuel Barnes was appointed Postmaster at Opp. Mr. Barnes is brother-in-law to Mrs. V.L. Phillips of this place.
May 16, 1906
I hereby announce myself candidate for State Senator from the 17th senatorial district composed of the Counties of
hereby announce myself candidate for
State Senator from the 17th senatorial district composed of the
am candidate for representative in the legislature from Covington Co., subject
to the Democratic primary.
hereby announce myself candidate for
State legislation from
friends of L. J.
Salter hereby announce him as candidate for the office of representative of
announce myself as candidate for Sheriff. Tom Prestwood
announce myself as candidate for Sheriff. N.D.
the voters of
announce myself as candidate for Sheriff of
hereby announce my candidacy for commissioner for Covington County Dist. 3.
hereby announce my candidacy for commissioner for the first District of
Covington County. L.T. Wells
Died: Wallace bridges was run over and killed by a passenger train on the Central road at Dozier last Friday.
Trammel, the Dothan Post Master, was acquitted of the charge of killing one Mr.
BARNES. He was tried in
Died: ,Murder & Arson: Ten miles north of
Died: Mrs. Drew Morris died at her home in Noma, Fla. She dropped dead of heart failure.
Died: Mrs. William Barton died at the family home near
Grand Jurors drawn for Spring Term for 1906 for Covington County Court:
All of whom are farmers by occupation
G. B. Woodham, W.W. Williams, F. J. Baughtman, James Howell, Willie Mitchell, Beder Rawls, Dave Walters, Pollard Grant,
W. A. Mallett, J. H. Richardson, J. H. Adams.
Petite Jurors drawn for the Spring Term of Covington Circuit Court:
E.A. Mitchell, W. B. Huckabee, Robert Bryant, W.G.W. Peoples, N.E. Hicks, W. L. Straughn, C.E. McLaughlin, H.A. Lundy, W. E. Shine, W. E. Cooper, W. A. Parish, Jr., S.W. Kelly, C. M. Wiggins, J. W. McKenny, A. B. Gantt, J. H. Faulkenberry, J.P. Dannelly, G. W. Morris, J. Crosby, Bill Franklin, James Robbins, Green Williams, George Reynolds, E.L. Gunter, J.B. Nalls, L. J. Etheridge, F. A. Bozeman, D. J. Worley
Petit Jurors- 2d WEEK:
J.B. Clary, A.T. Hitson, A.P. Day, P.O. Moore, F.P. Rushton, J.T Wiggins, W.F. Goolsby, R.E. Moore,
J.T. Adams, J.F. Martin, J.C. Lee, John Palmore, J.W. Tilman, W.E. Stanley, J.J. Short, H.D. Henderson, B.F. Cleman, H.A. Mason, John Sasser, A.L. McLelland, H.L. King, R. H. Wyatt, A. E. Moore, Sid Rawls, G.W. Taylor, S.R. Gatlin, D.L. Hataway, D.C. McLelland.
At Brantley, Jim Flannagan, a Negro shot at town Marshall Thrasher but missed his mark.
Dock Morris of
Died: Prof. Dan Swanner died at
Died: Mike Stone, a painter, was killed some time during Saturday night at or near the brick yard, on
Died: Rev. W.G. Ackerman who, together with his wife and family were cremated in their home near
Died: Prof. Dan Swanner died at
The residence of W.D. Taylor on east three notch, was totally destroyed by fire Tuesday night, It was a narrow escape for Mr. Taylor family. Miss Polkie, a daughter had her hair singed in making her escape.
The primary in Butler County held recently, resulted in the election of W. J. Jones and J. Lee Long to the Legislature, and W.S. Watson as Sheriff.
Fire broke out in the home of Mrs. McLean, the Tailor, Monday afternoon.
Two suspicious medium sized men came in on the L.&N. train Sunday night. On Monday they began paying attention to the local surroundings of two Banks. One gave the name of Frank H. Hagerman. He went to the bank and swiped a five dollar William purposely placed in the cashiers window, he thought unnoticed, S. B. Milligan, President of the Bank, with pistol in hand, was in pursuit accompanied by Messrs. J. W. Shreve and John Henry Williams. They finally came to a standstill and the goods recovered. Marshall APLIN was called on the spot, and he was placed in jail. His pal was at the Motel. Marshall Aplin called on him at once. He gave the name of Harry Williams of
Mrs. W.L. Parker of Albany , Ga., arrived on a visit to her parents, W.P. Howell and wife.
Married: Miss Eddie Rushton and Eugene Howell were married at the home of the bride’s father, J.N. Rushton,
Died: Mrs. Sarah A. Brannen, aged 60 years died at the home of her son near Opp a few days ago. An Insurance agent had called to write her an insurance policy and was asking her questions when she fell dead.
The fifteen year old daughter,
Dead: Dr. J.T.B. Ford, a citizen of Pollard. He was 73 years old.
Born: A daughter was born to E.H. Harvill and wife on Thursday evening last.
Hughes of Florala and Lee Williams of Natural Bridge, recently purchased
about 8,000 sheep from J.M. Chance for the amount of $15,000.
Harry Williams had a hearing before Judge Snead Wednesday morning and acquitted. He was charged with having possession of Burglarious tools.
E.L. Cowen, whose recent trial for killing Curtis Rogers at
Allen Adkinson, the tax assessor went to Pera last Sunday to visit his brother and to be present at the Masonic March in honor of C.P. Davis, A deceased member.
Bowling Frost of Dozier was in
Mrs. Sanford Barron was quite sick for several days last week.
Misses Lucile and Nadine Cosby of Brantley will arrive Wednesday to visit Miss Trudie Ballard.
Hub Denby, a white man, shot and killed two negroes and wounded another at a picnic near Fuller’s Cross Roads in Crenshaw. The negroes were abusing a white boy when Denby interfered.
The last Will and testament of the late B.F. Dunn, who died some days ago, was filed with Hon. J. M. Robinson, Jr. The widow is named as executrix.
H. Hagerman had a trail Wednesday morning on the charge of petit larceny was
fined $10.00 and 20 days in prison. It be remembered he stole $5.00 from the
L. Frazier sustained injuries Tuesday
at the saw mill a few miles from
Leonard Neese of Fort Ogden, Fla. is spending time with her parents, Ezekiel
Patterson and wife of Gantt.
The following named parties from Red Level are here today in attendance upon the trial of the 3 negroes charged with murder. The hearing is before Judge Salter: J.J. Thames, John I. Deens, J.B. Shine, J.O. South, C.S. Walton, W. F. Rutherford, Dr. Ealum, T.M. Coston and Monk Kervin.
Robert Cheney disappeared from Anniston, Ala almost 2 weeks sgo, his Father is Mr. George F. Cheney, of Carrollton,
George Richardson assaulted and then murdered a 12 year old girl in
June 06, 1906
Died: Frank Misseldine, of beat 12,
Died:Samuel Cope who died Friday at
Died: A private letter received by J.A. Parnell states that the little child of Hillard Harvill died in
Died: Eunice Fletcher, little daughter of Mr. James Fletcher and wife died on Saturday morning.
Died: Miss Rossie Jordan, daughter of L. M. Jordan, died Wednesday night last week.
W.J. Brown and family of
B.H. Thompson of
City Marshall Hutcheson lost $30 in bills out of his pocket Sunday morning.- Florala
I. S. Wright, a saloon keeper in Opp, had $160 stolen from his bedroom.
The home of Col. J.M. Davidson, near Brewton was destroyed by fire a few nights ago.
Miss Jennie Corey of
Dan Savage of Florala was in
M.A. Boyett and family are moving to
June 06, 1906
June 13, 1906
Born: Tommie Raley and wife have a sweet baby girl at their house.
Died: Henry M. Matthews, a grand master of the Masons of
Died: C. M. Dunn, a middle aged man registered at the hotel in
Died: N.C. Ellis of
Marshall Aplin has done much toward rendering a clean bill of health for
We notice that M.A. George, Jr., of Liberty Hill is on the Grand Jury.
Circuit Court convened here Monday, M.A. George Jr. was appointed Foreman. The following Attorney’s are in attendance: J.F. Stallings and –NeSmith of Birmingham; W.O. Mulkey of Geneva; Geo. Shreve of Montgomery; W.C. Fitts of Mobile; J.D. Bailey, L.H. Brassell and W.C. Monroe of Florala; Claude Riley of Elba; M. Sollie of Ozark; A. B. Foster of Troy; D.M. Powell of Greenville and J.F. Jones of Evergreen.
Heath Barton has moved back to Heath and now occupies the Jim Alterman place.
F.M. Sullivan of Grady Ala., is visiting his daughter, Mrs. W.G. Knight of this place.
Emma Bentley accidentally shot Irby Reddock through the foot with a parlor rifle
at Rutledge last week.
Albert Gilbert was seriously injured injured while working at the Frazier Mill, three miles from
Benton and Brother, John Benton of Opp was in
G.J. Coston of Red Level has located in
W.D. Shehan, living three miles below
Born: W.W. Spence of Feagin wears a bright smile- It’s a boy !
Married: F. Taylor and Miss Oda Chesser were married near
Married: Edgar Nix and Miss Nora Sutton were married by Rev. P.M. Callaway at
Married: Tommie Barton of
Married: D.J. Brooks of Elba, will be married to Miss Estelle Jeter at the residence of the bride’s parents on
Mr. Lee Barganier and Miss Jessie Danford were married at the home of Rev. P.L.
Lanthrum on Thursday last week. Both are from
Married: Greenberry Knowles and Miss Campton of Beck, last Sunday.
Married Miss Susannah Clark of Loango, and George Lee of
Died: John Spence, a son of Rev. I. Spence, was scalded to death while working at a saw mill in
Died: We regret to chronicle the death of Mrs. Wm. Parker which occurred in Red Level last week on Wednesday. The bereaved husband and children have our sympathy.
Sam Rubenstein of Brantley is in town.
S.H. Collins, 81 years old was here from Milton Florida. He has a son and son-in-law, John Collins and Mack Huggins residing in Opp.
APLIN arrested 3 Negros charged with stealing a grip from a couple of men from
Mrs. W.N. Brawner has been visiting her mother, Mrs. Strange for several days in Brooklyn, We are sorry to learn she is very sick.
D.L. Locke is putting down a foundation at the Grist Mill.
George Loveless, living 13, 14 miles from here was thrown by a mule and broke 3 ribs.
D.A. AcArteh has purchased the residence of J.W. Prestwood on
A baby of V.T. Arwood was quite sick the past few days.
Willie Hassell, a Veteran log hauler was painfully hooked by an ox a few days ago.
Dr. Shaver, of Herbert recently visited his 2 sons, Messrs. H.E. and Frank Shaver.
Wm. Milligan and H.H. Leonard will embark in the saw mill business at Milligan, Fla.
Uncle David Barrow of
A turpentine Negro named John Jordan was killed while arresting arrest by
Richard McKee and John Paulk near Iola Office, 16 miles southeast of
Born: Twin girls were born to Mrs. J.W. Horn Thursday night of Brantley.
Born: The same night as above, twin boys were born to Mrs. Jim Colquett of Brantley.
Married: Miss Gussie Harrell and Lois Ellis were married in
Married: Mr. John Feagin of
Joe Bradberry was killed instantly
Friday morning at Horse Shoe Mill at
Died: Marvin Campbell, 30 years of age was shot and killed by an unknown party at Florala this morning at 5 O’Clock. It seems
Died: Mrs. A. J. Strange, one of the oldest residents in
A Negro was shot and killed in
Col. J.C. Travis, one of Evergreen’s lawyers and Conecuhs oldest sons was in town Thursday last.
He was on his way home to Florala and aged 77 years old, he said he had lived in
Chancellor W. L. Parks of Troy was in
The child’s disappearance was Saturday last & there is little hope but 75 to 100 men were still searching.
Plummer spent Sunday in
Ralph Riley, Lige Padgett and John D. Riley went to Gantt Sunday last.
Miss Stallings of Oakey Streak was in Andalusia, was the guest of her brother, Claude Stallings.
party given by Miss Christine Gantt, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gantt,
of Gantt, on Friday evening, The following attended: Miss Amelia Adams of
Mobile; Miss Nadine Cosby of Brantley; Miss Ruby Wright of Troy; Miss Merie
O’Neal, Miss Effie McDonald, Miss Carrol Perrinot, Miss Amie Ruth Jones, Miss
Trudie Ballard of Andalusia. The following young men were present: Oscar Lane of
Greenville; Henry Cosby of Brantley; John D. Riley, Ralph Riley, Jim Lee
Pennington, Lige Padgett, Carl O’Neal and Claude O’Neal of Andalusia.
Miss Kate McKenzie of Montgomery is visiting her sister of Andalusia, Mrs. B.H. Martin.
Allen Crenshaw of
J.L. Stewart has 220 acres of fine farm land for sale.
The following are from Red Level and spent the day here today: Misses Ellen Watson,
White from this place visited his old homeplace in
Charles Owens shot with a pistol and seriously wounded Charley Revil at Poley last Thursday. The bullet entered Revil’s left arm and passed through his body. There is a reward for Owen’s capture.
J. Wesley was killed by Ed Garrett with an iron pin at Bolling.
W.J. Stanley and Miss E.F. Jones of East Covington at the home of the bride’s
parents, Joseph Jones on
Died: Hugh Duncan, a resident of Florala was shot and killed in
The missing child of William Roberts, who suddenly disappeared June 30th was found at the home of Hilary Watters at
Casey of Ozark was in the city Monday on his way to visit his daughter at Opp,
Mrs. T.E. Dalton.
Miss Rosa Burke, daughter of Robt. Burke scalded her foot in a painful manner, living 6 miles below
John J. Taylor of Rose Hill was in town today.
Farmer J.P. Jones of Heath was in the City yesterday.
Miss Irene Rye has returned home after several months visit to Tx.
W.O. Searcy of Opp was here on business Monday.
J.A. Taylor of Searight was in town Saturday.
L.C. Graves of Beat 8 was in town Friday.
W.E. Henley of Liberty Hill was in town Friday.
D.D. Williams of the Wiggins neighborhood and Mr. Armstrong of
Paulk and James Baggett of Florala engaged in altercation at the Florala Saw
Mill in which they both used knives freely. Paulk had six severe cuts and
Baggett was cut in three places.
H.G. Neely, one of the brakeman was run over by engine no. 526 which crushed his right foot almost off above the ankle. Dr. Wynn and Dr. Adams responded immediately but his leg was amputated below the knee.
Notice of settlement,
Notice to Willie H. Jackson,
E. Edwards Committed suicide at his
Died: Mrs. Ella Hart died at the home of her father, J.A. Riley six miles below
Died: A little child of
Died: Sheriff Armstrong died Thursday night at 11:55 O’Clock. The burial was at Bay Minette Friday. Sheriff Armstrong underwent a dental operation for a bad tooth several months ago The operation was ineffective so he went to New York, where the physician & he decided to have the upper jaw removed. The operation was a success and he returned to Bay Minette, his home, but after six weeks he began to fail.
Born: Robert Moore is rejoicing over the arrival of a new baby boy Saturday
Born: Robert Moore is rejoicing over the arrival of a new baby boy Saturday
a fine baby boy arrived last
Saturday at the home of C.M. Wiggins.
Miss Knowles, daughter of Richard Knowles of
Married: Mallie Cobb and Mrs. Geo. Taylor were married in
Parental objection made Miss Ida Thames and Mr. Herbert H. Jones of Red Level
run away, the grooms sister drove 2 miles south above this place & there
they boarded the L&N passenger and rode quietly to Andalusia where they were
made man and wife by Probate Judge J.M. Robinson.
Married: James Baggett, son of Dr. Baggett who once lived here, and Miss Baggett daughter of Tom Baggett of
Masters Edward BARNES and Oyer Weed of
G.F.C. Moore and daughter, Miss Arrie have returned from a visit to the home of Dr. Baggett in
Mrs. J.M. Thomas narrowly missed getting hurt while visiting her parents at Red Level due to the harness on her horse & buggy breaking.
John Outler, who went from this place 20 years ago is here to visit the family of F.C. Moore.
C.E. Reid and J. F. Jones had a joint debate at Loango and Feagin Saturday.
men by the name of Bryant and Gill has difficulty at Searight the other day,
during which the former was shot in the neck by the latter.
Lawrence Butler, living near
Hogg, an aged lady residing near
Miss Ada Savage of Florala is spending time with her Cousin, miss Willie Leonard, below
Ward of Feagin has a watermelon 3 feet in length
Joe Jernigan has sold out his meat market.
F. Marion Prestwood of
Rube Shreve of
N.B. Powell of Opp visited here Sunday.
Miss Carol Perrenot is visiting Gantt.
Mark Miller of Poley was here Tuesday.
Kennard Kendall of Feagin is here today.
Miss Sallie Collier who has been sick is improving.
W.D. Taylor is having a barn built on his place he recently purchased from S.W. Shreve.
The Benson Hardware Company, of
Born: J. C. Gillis is all smiles. It’s a boy !
Died: Mr. Dukes lost a little child a day or two.
Died: Mrs. J.W. Straughn, formerly Miss Callie Hart, died at
Died: Mrs. C.M. Wiggins (nee Bagley) occurred Monday night and leaves a baby only about 10 days old. The immediate cause of her death was a congestive chill. She was about 23 years old. She has not been married quite 2 years. The remains were laid away today.
Married: Miss Belle Clements of Mason and Mr. Will
Rev. M. J. BARNES and wife have returned from a visit up the
Marshal APLIN informs us that as a result of Saturday, Sunday, and Monday’s fun on the part of “the boys” Mayor Henderson assessed fines to the amount of $143.00.
M.P. Powell and family Of Evergreen left Monday for
Misses Belle and Agnes
Moore are visiting their Aunt, Mrs. Amanda Mason near Mason.
W.J. Jones of Route 5 lost his mule last week.
Mrs. Lou Moore and Mrs. Mason visited their sister, Mrs. Callie Mancil of Repton.
J.M. Nall and family visited A.J. Jones of Route 5 Sunday.
C.N. Stokes has sold his saloon business to J. Lee Adkinson.
Albert Martin of Andalusia, is the guest of A.J. Jones of Route 5.
Miss Constance Deer of Monroeville is visiting her sister, Mrs. T.M. Coston.
A.B. Powell is erecting a beautiful residence.
Charles Terry, his wife and sister, left this morning for their home in Hale county. They have been spending days here with Dr. J.E. Terry, Brother of Mr. Terry.
Miss Freddie Douglas visited her sister in Falco last week.
John Clements bought a nice horse and buggy.
Mrs. G.W. McLeod of
Dr. Battle has been making additions to his residence.
Mrs. J. Mat Williams, who has been ill is improving.
W.H. Jones went to
S.T. Dillard has returned from a business trip to Lockhart and Florala.
Dr. Yarbrough has moved into the Alex Hart house while Dr. Stewart has moved into the
Grimes home. W.C. Grimes has moved into the Dr. Stewart home.
Local History: Judge Andrew J. Fletcher was born and reared in
Judge Fletcher says when he came to
Local History: Uncle Garrett Stanley is 79, his wife whose maiden name was Harriette Taylor and is age 77. Mr. Stanley was born and reared in Alabama, and has lived in
Visitors Here this week: T.W. Bell of Iola, J.W. Payne of Vera Cruz, J.S. Dredding of Bradley, Jas. A. Stewart of Babbie, T.M. Coston of Red Level, Messrs. Jackson and Norton of Loango, B.S. Clary and J.A. Bradley of Covington, W.F. Milligan is here, Misses Carlese Lewis of Birmingham is visiting Wm. Riley of South Three Notch, Hon. Thos. W. Ballard of Troy, C.S. Barnes of Greenville is spending a few days with his father, Rev. Mr. BARNES, Mrs. C.W. Sellers and son, Willie Sellers, of Inverness are visiting the families of J.N. and F.A. Rushton, Dr. Bridges of Opp.
August 22, 1906
Married: Miss Nora Pagett and Chas, Pelham were married a few days ago.
Married: Miss Mary Sullivan and Wm. Enzor of red Level. The bride, who is a sister to Mrs. W.G. Knight of this place.
Born: L. Clark of Harmony has a new baby at his house.
Born: J.E. Segars – It’s a Boy !
Died: Mrs. Delia Crawford of Babbie died last week and was buried a
Died: miss Mary L. Posey, daughter of Judge Sydney C. Posey and a great-neice of General John Coffee, died Thursday morning following an operation for appendicitis and was buried in the Coffee burial ground north of
Died: A child of James Stevens was buried here Monday.
Miss Mary BARNES of
J.W. Bonner of this place placed the first new bale of cotton on the market Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Carrie Cottle of Haygood, fell last week and broke her arm.
Ellis Benton left Friday for Louisville, Ala, where he goes to visit relatives.
August 29, 1906
Died: The little son of Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Harris, of Route 5, at 7:00 O’clock Thursday evening and was carried to
Died: Of Route 5, the one day old babe of Mr. and Mrs. Farnell died Saturday and was buried at Heath Sunday.
Married: G.W. McQueen of
Tidbits: Luther Loveless is seriously sick.
Miss Sudie Hobbie from Lowndes Co., is visiting her cousin, Prof. W.H. Woodruff.
Miss Carrie Hutcheson of
Several boys out hunting when R.D. Baisden was accidentally shot in the leg by Grady Glover.
Miss Estell Sowell, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. J.A. Knight, has returned to
J.W. Barnes will bring his children from Florala and place them in school here, which he considers one of the best institutions of learning in this part of the state.
Miss Arrie Ward of Andalusia spent last week with her sisters, Mrs. Padgett, and Misses Ola and Fannie Williams.
September 5, 1906
Born: Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Patterson a daughter on Sunday Morning.
Died: Aubrey Roach who runs a saloon in the
Died; Joenaod Hughes died at his home at Opp Friday. He was the son of Y.E. Hughes, he was 20 years old.
Died: The 2 year old son of Jim Bulger of the
Died: Roland Fletcher,
son of Wm. Fletcher, who has been running as engineer on the L.&N.
road diead at his father’s home 2 ˝ miles from
Notice: All people are forbidden to hunt or trespass on my land. W.D. Jay.
For Sale- A store house and stock goods and dwelling house at Rose Hill
Carl Godbolt is now clerking for Shaver Bros.
Cleve Bean made a business trip to
Mrs. Barnett Solomon of East Three Notch is on a visit to
Mr. Ned Sutton lost a valuable mule.
Mrs. M.A. Smith has been visiting her son, Rev. E.W. Smith of Adellum.
M.A. Boyett recently bought a residence on
J.E. Hughes, J.M. Chance & J.T. Manning of Florala were in town Monday.
Visitors here: Mr. Josie of Opp, W. R. Barnes of Iola, James Lenhart of Ponds, W. D. Hutchinson of Elba, Mrs. P. J. Gantt of River Falls. L.H. Brassell, Esq., J.T. Penton of Florala, Cliff Stoke of Brantley.
W.A. Campbell of Loango placed his 4 children in school Monday morning, Misses Tessie Wee and Bessie Lee, Masters Grider and ----. They are boarding with S.T. Dillard.
Sept. 26, 1906
Died: Died, little Ben Stewart, the son of Dr. and Mrs. B.C. Stewart, the only child.
Died : The 3 year old son of J.A. Kitchen of Evergreen accidentally killed himself with a pistol.
Died: A little child of Superintendent Waites on the
Married: Miss Ella Bennett and Lemie Wade were married last Sunday at Feagin.
Married: John Pagett and Miss Missiouri Hart were married at Pleasant Home church on the 9th inst., They both reside in
Married: Sept. 9th Rev. W.S. Jones and Mrs. Willie Ray were married. The bride is the daughter of Samuel Boswell.
Born; Mr. and Mrs.
Family Reunion: At the home of B.L. Williams, Williams’ Store on Thursday the 30th ult, the four sisters- Mrs. Carey of Brooklyn, Mrs. Wm. H. Snowden of Georgiaville, Mrs. Lucy Stallworth of Texas, and Mrs. Skinner of Troy, all of whom were deaf but well educated.
John Douglas of Mason was here on Friday.
The wife of J.L. Bryan has been seriously ill.
Miss Annie Lloyd just closed a successful term of school near Florala.
J.E. Parker of Opp has subscribed to the Times.
Johnnie Carter is growing his crop of corn on the Pendry farm.
Robert Allen lost a valuable horse.
Rev. M.J. Barnes will be ordained at River Falls next Saturday.
Sept. 19, 1906
-Died: Isom West , while on his way to
-Died: Little Joe Lunsford, the four year old son of Mr. and Mrs. W
Mr. Bill Parker and wife from near Parkers Bridge in Escambia Co. were present at the burial of their little grandson, Joe Lunsford.
-Died: Dr. P.M. Bruner of
-Married: Prof. H.R. Mott and Miss Hatie Stewart of
-Born: W.D. Sheehan tells us that he has another fine boy at his home, last Thursday.
-Born: Mr. John
-Geo. Foster was called to Birmingham last week by the serious sickness of his sister, Miss Fannie Foster.
-Mrs. H. Law is reported sick at this writing.
-Geo. Stephenson has been appointed postmaster at Bradley,
-Mrs. Parker Barron has returned from
-Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Parker reached here Sunday from Albany, Ga. They were called here by the sickness of the latter’s mother, Mrs. W.P. Howell.
-Mrs. Sidney Howell has moved to
-Ed Johnson of
-Little Miss Corinne Cawthorn celebrated her 9th birthday Tuesday afternoon.
-Silas Cross had a narrow escape during a heavy rain. He made his way to the house of David White.
Married: At the residence of the bride, married Sept. 20th near Rose Hill, Mr. J.B. Blocker of
Born in Sanford, a find baby girl to Will Nelson and wife, it’s their first child.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Z.D. Kierce, a girl, Thursday last.
Oliver Jernigan and family visited his brother last week.
Marion Mixon had a horse to die near Beck, he lives near Brantley
Mesdames Sellars of
S. E. Thames has bought the McCain lot to build a store and house on in
Teg Gantt and Dub Barron of
Tax Collector Walters was here Monday.
Prof. Thos. W. Capps returned from Brooks where he finished school, he will teach a school at Bethany Church.
To Emily Garrett, Wm. Heath, Frank Heath, J.
L. M. Jordan, Administrator of said estate and filed application for the purpose of sale and dividing the Estate among above Heirs. J. M. Robinson, Judge Of Probate.
Sept. 26, 1906
Oct. 03, 1906
she fell into the ditch.
Died: Dr. Walter C. Jackson,
Died: Julius Caton, living near River Falls lost a one year old child on Monday of last week,
Died: Will Findley of red Level lost a child a few days ago.
Born: A daughter was born a few days ago to Dr. Battle.
Married: E.M. Keefe and Miss Bertie Garrett were married last Sunday by Rev. E.W. Smith.
Married: J.W. Barnes of this place and Miss Mollie McCaskill of
Married: J.C. Henderson and miss Mattie Hart were married at the home of the bride’s father, Mr. Mack Hart, Tues. the 9th Inst. The young groom was accompanied by his brother, D.I. Henderson, and Mr. D.M. Cortney of Rose Hill.
Bessie V. Rawls has filed a suit for $5000 against Andalusia Light and Water Co. for damages she alleges to have sustained from falling into a ditch which was left open.
Martha A. White has also filed a claim for $1999 who sues by her next friend Ida White. She is the sister of Mrs. Rawls and was with her at the time she alleges
Jesse Carter gives us the following information of a young cyclone that visited Rose Hill neighborhood last week. A Negro church was demolished. A door was seen sailing in the air and passed directly over James Howell’s house. Corn was blown out of Mr. Howell’s farm, both corn and cotton almost totally ruined Mr. Arch Moody was driving along when a large tree blown down across the rear of his wagon.
she fell into the ditch.
On Friday night the Urquhart home on
James Brown bought the J.W. Cook place.
Miss Emma Langley and Mrs. Tanner of Shady Grove, Pike County, passed through here Tuesday on their way to Holt, Fla. where they will visit their sister, Mrs. J.J. Peackock.
An accident occurred when the scaffolding of the Law, Clarke Company’s fell on Messrs. Wiley South and Contractor Mangram, each were seriously injured.
E.H. Harrelson of Rose Hill, Farmer was here in town Wednesday.
W.H. Albritton visited
Geo. W. Adams has sold his holdings in Andalusia and moved to
John F. Phillips of Gantt was a visitor to this city.
Mrs. Hogg is dangerously sick.
Mrs. J.E. Seegars is visiting relatives in
Mrs. Willie Murphee has moved to the
J.B. Carlton now has an auto.
D.H. Glover and family have moved to
J.M. Stewart and family will move to
Maj. B.H. Lewis visited
J. Matt Williams sold his home on
The damage suit of W.H. Hart vs. the Pierson Lumber Co. was settled between the parties.
Miss Crissie Champion spent Saturday with her parents in
Miss Kate Nichols has moved from Rose Hill to Opp.
Born: James Altman of heath has a new heir, a bouncing baby boy.
Born: Will Jones of Heath has a new daughter at his home.
Married: Miss Mattie O’Neal and mr. Jno. Powell are to be married tomorrow (Sunday 14th)
Married: Willie Kilpatrick and a daughter of Jack Green were married a few days ago.
Died: Mr. Jesse Carter informs us that Jesse Brewer was killed in Rose Hill by a falling tree, a limb struck him on the back of the head killing him instantly. He and Charley Stewart were sawing logs when it occurred. Mr. Stewart leaves a wife and 4 children.
Citizen’s subscriptions to the light plant. The following are some of those on record:
Homes Bradley, a colored farmer called Thursday to renew his subscription to the Times.
Mrs. Dunn’s new residence in Heath will soon be completed. Mr. Sidney Barnes and family will occupy it.
Charley Kilpatrick runs a gin day and night at Heath to keep up.
John Peacock has sold his home to Jack Kilpatrick for $10,000 and has bought a place from Mrs. Bennett located between Loango and Feagin.
Bud Patterson is preparing to build a new residence.
Mrs. W.R. Duggan of red
Level was quite sick when her father, T.J. Brown, in the
Mr. Abe Raley of Heath called Saturday to subscribe to the Times.
Mrs. L.E. Boyett of Mississippi is visiting her sister, Mrs. Joe Shreve.
Trespassing on my land is strictly forbidden. J.M. Diamond
Married: Mr. Arthur Patrick and Miss Laura Bonner were married. Miss Bonner is the daughter of Mr. J.W. Bonner of this place.
Married: Mr. Green Jackson and Miss Julia Coon of near Opp were married at Judge Robinson’s office on Thursday afternoon last.
Married: Mr. W. F. Garrett and miss Mollie Luker Luker were married at the Courthouse.
Love Williams of Dozier was here this week.
W.O. Shields of valley grove was here last Saturday.
Mrs. Lawrence Studstill is visiting her parents, Rev. Foster and wife of Havana,
J. B. Jones of Heath was here on Saturday.
W. R. Barnes was a caller at the Times last week.
W. R. Garvin of Gantt was here last week.
J.T. Hays of Union Springs was here writing Insurance.
Bill Spurlin of Opp went to
J.H. Rose recovered from alight spell of fever.
Master Jesse Acree, son of J.O. Acree, celebrated his 18th Birthday on Friday.
Grand and Petit jurors who have been drawn for
Grand Jurors: J.T. Lingold, L. B. J. Hassell, Joel T. Hardage, S.B. Milligan, D.A. Hutchinson, J. A. Hart, G. W. McQueen, J. G. Straughn, G. W. Mack, Wm. Wiggins, R. H. Stallings, J. L. Chesser, W. H. Howell, J.D. Hick, Wm. Crosby, W. G. Kirklin, B. L. Lowman, W.G. Williams, C.B. Gamage, Jesse J. Dauphin.
Petit Jurors- First Week
Enos Harrelson, George W. Bagley, W.E. Ward, T.R. Meadows, James Sims, Jiles Hudson, Wm. Cook, S.B. Ables, Jacob Benton, Wm. Young, S.D. Veasey, A.J. Jeter, E. Littles, J.L. Spicer, A.A. Hartzog, Z.T. Schofield, W.F. Hughes, T.D. Rawls, V.L. Williams, A.N. Crawford, M.M. Simmons, J.J. Boles, S.J. Kolb, A.J. Dukes, J.E. Lewis, T.W. Straughn, H.E. Cobb, J.D. Bulger.
Petit Jurors- Second
J.C. Barton, J. M. Hodges, W.W. Hogg, D.P. Woodall, W, H Carroll, R. W. Watson, T. J. Ward, A. T. Moody, H. H. Tillman, G. W. Scott, R. L. Willis, Grant Ellisor, R. W. Lee, J. T. Hays, Thos. Cassidy, W. B. Watkins Jr., J. H. Ard, J. W. Beck, J. H. Robbins, J. V. Henderson, James Williams, W. V. Thompson, D.S. Sims, J. M. Johnson, A.D. Mitchell, J. T. Drake, J. M. Hays, E. R. Mack.
The Governor has extended the parole of Thomas J. long ten days, to be at the bedside of his brother who is ill in
October 31, 1906
Born: Sim O’Neal of Heath has a fine baby boy.
Born: G. L. Nelson is the fellow with a broad smile. It’s a girl.
Died: The 10 year old son of Ed Lunsford of Feagin died a few days ago, this is the second death in the family in the past few weeks.
Died: Mrs. Hogg died Tuesday and will be buried here today- Wednesday. She leaves several children and a number of relatives.
Died: Mrs. Godwin, an aged lady residing at River falls, fell dead at the home of her son Lee Godwin on Monday last. Her remains were carried to a Church 7 miles northwest of Searight for Interment on Tuesday morning.
Married: Mr. Vaush Teele of Beck and Miss Ella Pagett were married a few days ago by Judge Salter.
Married: Mr. Lee Adkinson and Miss Vina Herring of river falls were married on Sunday by Rev. P.M. Calloway.
Married: Charley Stokes and Mrs. Pulaski of Poley were married on Sunday last by rev. W. J. Barnes.
E.R. Spicer has filed suit for $500 damages for an alleged false imprisonment against J.H. Aplin, as City Marshal of
L.T. Hudson of his Surety. The suit was file this week in circuit court.
Z.D. Kierce has six head of
Mr. Horton of
Mrs. W. E. Dillard of Montgomery if visiting her daughter, Mrs. R. H. Jones on
Mrs. George Hattaway, residing near Gantt is seriously ill.
Mrs. Grim, formerly Miss Willie Clements of Dixie is said to be lying near death at
Mrs. Chas. Crossland of Bennettsville, S.C. is visiting her sister, Mrs. J.T. Brown on East Three Notch Street.
Ambrose Mason, who has been living the past year or two in Mississippi, is visiting his old home in Red Level.
Matthew Strother returned Saturday from
W.R. Allen of
Frank Prestwood has returned from west where he served in the
Mr. W.C. Hearn of
Born: A son to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Rose on Wednesday last week.
Died: R. O. Hart of Hacoda,
Died: Hon. Green Butler died 8 miles East of here Thursday night.
Married: W. L. Campbell and Miss Clara Wesley of
Married: Mr. Willie Henderson and Miss Hutto, daughter of Ben Hutto of Carolina were married last Sunday.
John Bagley and Miss Bessie Hassell were guests of Miss Bonnie Brown of Heath.
Mr. T. E. Hill of Troy, is here today visiting his son Dr. J.C. Hill.
The killing of Thomas J. Dower by his wife in
H.C. Rankin, the Editor of The Brewton Standard paid The Times a call Friday.
Miss Fannie Barron will open a school for small children, Mon. Nov 5th.
J. L. Paulk of
R.E. Crumpler went to Babbie last week.
Mr. M. Hare, a nephew of Rev. M. V. Hare called to see us Saturday. He resides in
Mrs. Joseph Kierce is visiting
B. H. Zeigler and family rented the T. M. Campbell home on South Three Notch.
W.W. Taylor of Rose Hill is one of our most successful potato raisers.
J.M. Worley was injured a few days ago while at work on Dunson’s brick kitchen.
Johnnie Cope of
A. T. Woodham of Heath has bought a fine horse and buggy.
Mr. Hawkins purchased 45 acres of land from A. T. Woodham near
Charley Raley’s house is almost complete in Heath.
Mr. Burt Altman of Heath has moved near Gantt.
Edgar Spicer has moved to Rose Hill.
November 14, 1906
Born: A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Barton of Heath a few days ago.
Married: Miss Carlie Bardin and Millard Parish were united in Holy bonds of wedlock.
Married: Miss Blanch Easley and Leonard Peterson last Sunday.
Died: W.M. Rigdon’s wife and baby died a few days ago at
Mr. Fuller and wife of
Mr. Jay Jones was in Heath on Saturday.
Miss Ruth Bagley went down to Opp.
Mrs. V.T. Arwood recently spent several days with her parents in Red Level.
Brock Thomas, a gray-haired white man, wanted in
Miss Mattie Williams is the daughter of Mr. Willie Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis of Mason are visiting relatives from
Murdock Griffis and wife of near Falco, intend moving here soon.
Mr. Reid Rogers and his sister-in-law, Miss Lou Stokes have been quite ill.
Dan Murphee has gone on a business trip to Graceville.
C.E. Fellows has a horse and buggy for sale.
Rev. and Mrs. F.G. Hartman are expected to return this week from a visit to
Master R.D. Baisden is seriously sick with spinal meningitis.
W.O. Summerlin spent several days in Brantley this week with C.N. Stokes.
P.J. Campbell of
November 21, 1906
Married: Mr. W. E. Josey and Miss Folsom Acre, married at the home of the bride’s house, Mr. D.M. Acree on the 11th inst.
Married: At the home of Postmaster Woodruff on Sunday, Mrs. H.A. Woodruff and Miss Mary Davis. The groom being 72 years old and the bride being 69 years old.
Married: Mr. Reuben Powell and Miss Lena Day were married at the bride’s father’s home.
Died: Mrs. Mary McCreary at
Rev. M.J. Barnes and wife left Tuesday on a visit to
Rich Knowles and his son, Robert Knowles recently bought the C. E. Danford’s saw mill.
Miss Minnie Josey of Opp, accompanied by her young friends, Miss Ella Stanley, was present at the marriage of her brother a few weeks ago.
Mr. James Rose is confined to his bed.
J.A. Watson has 120 Acres of land for sale in
Ben Henderson, a 13 year old youth of Cottonwood, is in
The saw mill belonging to James Fletcher was destroyed by fire Tuesday night.
Mrs. Elma O’Neal of Heath is in
Mr. Collier and grandson went to Opp on Friday.
C.D. Bean and sister left Tuesday for
Dr. and Mrs. Pierson of
J. H. Faulkenberry has his residence on South Three Notch remodeled.
Mrs. Clark, an aged lady is low with paralysis at the home of her son, John Clark in the Babbie neighborhood.
C. E. Danford of
Dr. Nix keeps busy.
Oscar Nix has returned to
Mrs. Lena Stuckey had a severe cause of toothache.
John Mock and wife have moved to
All person’s are forbidden to trespass on my Property 3 ˝ miles below
November 28, 1906
-Married: Mr. J.C. Sims, a druggist of Samson and Kate McKenzie of this place were married Sunday evening
of Mr. F. E. Burnett.
-Died: Mrs. Manning, an aged lady died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Vesta Hart on Sunday.
Her remains were carried to the lower part of the county for Interment.
Born: Mr. and Mrs. Vaush Hayes near
Mr. Van White of Boykin, Rev. J. J. Brooks of Coffee County, Miss Florence Brown of Heath, C. G. Elmore of Pensacola, J. M. Danford of Boykin, Escambia County, Rev. J. .J Brooks of Coffee County., Mr. J. E. Hughes, R.W. Lee and son, B.S. Lee of Brooks, Lee Purnell or Red Level, Miss Minnie Josie of Opp, ‘Squire McKenzie of Opp, T. L. Maps of Montgomery, Bead Rawles of Gantt, Hon. J. F. Jones of Evergreen, C.N. Stokes of Brantley, Marshal Sam Hutcherson of Florala, Messrs L.P. Clark and M.C. Donelson of Opp.
J.M. Josey of Oakey Streak spent Friday night with his grandson W.E. Josey.
Uncle Josey is in his 89th year.
John W. Nelson appointed postmaster at
Mrs. Tobe Caton, residing above Red Level has been sick with Pneumonia, at the home of her son, Mr. N.D. Caton of River Falls is better.
Geo. W. Knight of
Mrs. S.W. Stanley of River Falls, was here at the Times Friday morning and subscribed, She was accompanied by Miss Rosa Carter, of Atmore, a grand-daughter of Mr. McConico of
Mr. John Ontler who has been in
Damaging evidence has been brought out in the trial in progress in Marianna, against Will Christmas, charged with the murder of his aged Father, Mother and Brother at
M. R. H.C. Martin and family left for
Mr. Monch Riley has been confined to his bed. His son is Ralph Riley.
Mr. A.H. Robinson went to Loango Monday.
Mrs. J.J. Stallings accompanied by her son, Dr. H. I. Stallings on his return to
Court still on; The State Vs. Barden, et, al, and the state vs. Abb Hammond, charged with murder.
Land Office notice
-August 26, 1906- Notice given that William O. Urguhart of Dozier,
He names the following witnesses: Solomon W. Kelly, John R. Jordan, James A. Howell, Wesley Taylor, all of Dozier. Robt. D.
- September 5th 1906- notice given that Thomas Jones of Laurel Hill Fla. has filed notice.
He names the following witnesses: Frank Baggett Iola,
-October 29, 1906- Notice given that Lila A. Campbell, of
-Sept 27, 1906- Notice given by Mary S. Smith,
November 28, 1906
- Oct. 29, 1906- Notice has been given that General Gunter
- Nov. 10th, 1906- Notice is given that King Z. Douglas of
Witnesses are : Daniel Gatewood, John T. King, William L. Douglas, George T. Gatewood, all of Falco.
December 5, 1906
Born: J.J. Boles and wife of Liberty Hill have another fine boy.
Died: Mr. Reid Rogers dead from typhoid fever, he was about 35 or 36 years old. His remains will be carried to good Hope Church near Searight for Interment.
Died: Carrie Stella, daughter of J. M. and
Died: Master Emmett, the two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephens, residing at Empire Mill, died the 3rd inst., The remains were interred at the Cemetery of this place on Monday.
Married: Miss Angier Mauldin and B. H. Gilmore were married near
Married: Mr. R .M. Radford of Lockhart, and Miss Nobie Atwell of Opp were married on Sunday.
Mr. C.H. Farnam has moved to the house made vacant by Mr. Peacock’s removal in Heath. His children will start school soon.
J.L. Bledsoe and wife, formerly residents of this place, but now
Mr. W.W. O’Neal of Heath is moving to
C.S. Thorn has returned from a business trip.
Higdon Yon, rendered temporarily insane by whiskey at his home in Sneads, near Graceville, stabbed his own son to death with a pocket knife.
A.J. Nance of Tx. & Ca. will be spending the Holidays with his brother J.A. Nance below
A.J. and Geo. Ridelhoover accompanied by Ben Stanley, visited Oakey Streak last week hunting squirrel.
Mrs. J.N. Ward of
F.M. Watson moved to
Mrs. Richard O’Neal has been sick.
Miss Lee Jackson of
Mr. Tommie Raley of Heath will shortly move to
All persons are forbidden to hunt game or trespass on my land. J.P. Hogg
Visitors of Andalusia:
Claud Wright of Gantt, Kennard Kendall of Brooklyn, Mrs. Anan Riley of
December 12, 1906
Married: Mr. Herbert L. Bozeman and Miss Ester Ables, Miss Ables is the daughter of Mr. Wayne Ables, all of Gantt. Mr. Bozeman is the son of Dr. Bozeman.
The were married at the home of Rev. B.P. Floyd Sunday. Among those who came from Gantt to see the nuptials were: J.L. Guner and wife, Jno. Phillips, Baylus Goodwin, D.E. And J.W. Cook, Emory and Charlie Cowart, Bruza and Jesse Caton, Grover and Crawford Ables, Whit Sawyers, Mack Gantt, Misses Mabel and Lilie May Bozeman, Lilla and Lizzie Harley, Lizzie and Emma Ables, Annie Rawls, Mildred Cowart and others.
Married: Miss Ada Hart, Daughter of
Died: Sump Dean shot and killed his brother, Tom Dean at the supper table in
Died: A child of Johnie Garvin died a few days ago and was buried at
Born: A son born to C. Snowden
Born: born to Geo. Kilpatrick and wife, a girl.
Born: to Jim Loveless and wife, a daughter.
Born: born to Marshall Powell and wife, a daughter.
Born: Born a son, to Goe. Gartman and wife.
Born: born to Ed Johnson and wife, a son.
Born : born to
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-Jim Brooks and daughter, Miss Carrie May, of
-Abb and Harold brown of Beck attended preaching at New Home last Sunday.
-The little child of Geo. M. Knight of
-Joe Givins of Falco brought 10 bales of cotton Tuesday.
-W.J. Belin, who in the past has been in business in
-J.C. Cook has decided that old
-Jimmie Cottle, residing 2 miles from
-Frank Mizell , cashier of the First National Bank shot Jacob Benton.
-Luther Loveless was in a serious accident while cleaning out a well on the premises of Mrs. James Knowles on
-Louis Langford visited his parents here at Cedar creek last Saturday.
-Mrs. Whitley from near
-Mrs. Graham is improving.
-J. W. Douglas and Jno. Fleming of Dixie killed a fine turkey.
-J. M. Stephens dislocated an ankle bone.
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