At a meeting of the colored citizens of Maryville, on Thursday night last, my name was presented as a candidate for Justice of the Peace for the Taxing District of Maryville. Upon taking a vote I received a majority of votes, after which my nomination was made unanimous. I hereby
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Mr. Henry CATLETT, of this vicinity, sold his desirable home property, this week, to Jonithan ROGERS of Ill. We trust Mr. CATLETT will remain with us. This sale was effected through our real estate agent, Mr. J.T. WHITE. Blount County democrat. (Maryville, Tenn.), 29 April 1882. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib.
We learn that Mr. J.T. HANNA will shortly build a new Woolen Mill in Maryville. The site has been selected near Mr. Elijah WALKER’s flour mill, on the west side of Main street. We learn that Mr. HANNA will shortly go north for the machinery. Source: Blount County democrat. (Maryville, Tenn.), 17
Mr. R.H. HAFLEY, of Mooresville, Alabama, has for some months past been visiting relatives and friends in this county. Mr. H., who is an old citizen of Blount, says that although it has been a number of years since he was in Blount, yet he found quite a number of
Rev. J.M. HALL, a well known and highly respected colored Presbyterian minister, was ordained last Sunday night at the New Providence Church. Mr. HALL will go to Africa as a Missionary, and will leave on the 15th inst. Source: Blount County democrat. (Maryville, Tenn.), 03 Sept. 1881. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib.
At “Soapstone,” a few miles southwest of town, on Saturday last, a pack of dogs attacked the sheep of Mr. Landon WALLACE, who came upon the dogs when they had killed one sheep and partly eaten it. Mr. WALLACE was accompanied by another man, and the dogs making the attack,
One of the pleasant events of the season was the reception given at the Jackson House, by Mr. T.C. TIPTON, district manager of the Washington Life Ins. Co., of New York, assisted by Messrs. Linton TEDFORD and Roe FULKERSON. The evening was passed in playing games and at 9 o’clock
Of the twenty convict women in the penitentiary, only one is white. She is only “sweet sixteen;” her life has been a chequered one. Her name is Mary ELLISON. When quite young she was thrown upon her own resources and fell by the wayside. She soon acquired a morbid propensity
Knoxville Chronicle: Michael HINKLE, who lives two miles from Maryville, on the Friendsville road, is 115 years old. He has been living in Blount county fifteen years. He came there from Rowan county, North Carolina. He is in a fair state of preservation, has a good appetite, and is not