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Excerpts from the Tri-County News - Volume 2, No. 43 (Thursday, March 26, 1914)

Miss Beulah SAVAGE, 17-year-old step-daughter of Henry GRIMES of the Eaton Community, committed suicide Sunday. The weapon used was a target rifle, and she live but a short time after firing the shot. No cause was given for the act.

Mrs. Joe BARKER, aged about 25 year, committed suicide Sunday night at her home in Alamo by taking carbolic acid. A husband and two small children survive. The remains were shipped here Monday and carried to Elizabeth for interment. She had many friends here where she formerly lived.

The little three year old son of Chas. BEASLEY of Bruceville was burned to death last week. The child was burning corn stalks when his clothing became ignited.

Mrs. C. H. FITZHUGH of Bruceville and Miss Tommie FITZHUGH of Halls were guests of E. A. ROBERTSON and family this week.

Mrs. J. S. DOWNEY is visiting in Florida.

Robert MAXWELL was in Dyersburg Monday.

R. M. WALTON spent last week in Crockett Mills.

Mr. ZELL of St. Louis was the guest of G. T. SMITH Sunday.

Miss Ester BAKER of Tigrett was the guest of the Misses PARKER Sunday.

Misses Willie and Annie Laura LOVE visited relatives in Halls this past week.

Wilbur FONES of Jackson was a visitor here.

Miss Katie STEPHENSON of Maury City and Mr. Johnny EDWARDS of Crockett Mills were united in marriage by Esq. WARREN of Cairo Sunday afternoon.

Clyde POSTON has purchased an interest in the business of A. L. FUTRELL at Maury City.

J. R. GRAY, the blacksmith, moved to Bonicord Tuesday.

Mrs. Sallie HOWELL is on the sick list.

J. T. McCLENDON of RoEllen was here this week.

Mr. & Mrs. Horace PARK of Bells visited relatives here.

John CLARK and Carl GRIFFIN were in Maury Sunday.

L. C. ROBERTSON has been talking insurance in Maury City.

Mrs. Victor GROUNDS has returned to Mississippi.

FOR SALE - My Hotel on Depot Street. Hotel and Furnishing. Everything new and up to-date with good lights and water works. Apply to J. W. McCANLESS.

Chas. IRWIN and Mr. WEST of Dyer are in the city today.

Attorney WARD of Dyersburg was in the city Tuesday.

R. L. GRIFFIN was a pleasant visitor at this office Saturday.

Rev. John SANDERS of Sanderstown was in town Saturday.

Mrs. J. W. HALL, formerly of this place, died Thursday at her home in Lepanto, Ark., after a brief illness of pneumonia. The remains were brought here Friday and interred at Antioch after funeral services conducted by Rev. C. E. NORMAN of this place. She was a member of the Christian church for 25 years and was a good christian woman and possessed many friends here. Two sons, Frank and Ed of Lepanto, Ark., and two daughters, Mrs. Flossie BARNES of Lepanto, Ark., and Mrs. Myrtle LATHAM of this community survive her.

W. C. DODD of Mt. Zion community paid us a visit Saturday.

J. W. SUDBURY was in Tigrett Sunday.

Mr. McGOWAN, the jeweler of Alamo, was here Sunday.

Wells HARRIS of the Alamo Guide was in the city Monday.

Rev. J. T. BARKER of Greenfield was here Tuesday.

Earl MILLER and Curlee SMITH of Bonicord attended the show Saturday night.

C. J. ANDERSON of Maury City was here Monday.

J. Y. PATE of the Bonicord vicinity was here Saturday.

Little Tom WALKER of near Bonicord was in town Monday.

Lonnie PARK of Eaton, Route 1, was in town Monday. Mr. PARK is interested in getting the rural mail line by which he is served, changed from Eaton to Friendship and nearly every patron of the route would like to see this change made.

Roy PEAL, former Friendship boy, writes us from Keshena, Wis., and encloses a check for a years subscription to the NEWS. He is working for Uncle Sam in the Department of the Interior, Indian Service. He writes "I need some news from my home town pretty bad. I am lonesome here now and believe me, it's some cold."

Dr. W. M. THOMPSON was in Maury City Saturday.

Dr. McDOUGALD of Tigrett attended the show Saturday night.

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