Newspaper Clippings for 1914
Will Hockaday is in the race for Register.
A.G. Kirk was in Wednesday and renewed for such reading as the
Independent and Globe-Democrat furnish.
W.T. Gooch, of Michie, was here Saturday and paid his annual
dues for good literature.
Mrs. Florence Hockady was the organist at the singing
M/M Nick Wolf, from Crooked Creek, came Saturday to attend the
Will Hockaday is a candidate for Register, subject to the
choice of the Executive Committee next Monday.
A.J. Jernigan, of Fruitland, spent the last weekend in
McNairy. He made us a pleasant call Thursday.
G.A. Hagy, of Stantonville, was a town visitor Saturday.
Artie Dancer, of Stantonville, was here with his many friends
Friday and Saturday.
Eugene Surratt called Saturday and extended his subscription
to Independent and Globe-Democrat.
Gib Sipes, of Adamsville, was here Saturday taking the
examination under the civil service for the postoffice at
With Will Hockaday, C.A. Scott, Carl Ferguson and Lum
Alexander in the race for Register, the committee will have a
good crowd to select from.
P.M. Hamilton, of Adamsville, took the civil service
examination Saturday. Of course he can make the best grade,
but that does not settle it after all. There is always a
political string which is pulled.
D.C. Griswell was a town visitor Tuesday.
M/M H.L. Hodges, of McNairy, were at the singing Sunday.
Misses Beulah and Lelah Allen, of Union City, are the guests
of Mrs. E.F. Hendrix.
Miss Maggie Hodges was here Sunday augmenting the throng of
Mrs. William Greer, who has been sick for several weeks, is
improving and is now able to be up at her home on Adams
Mrs. Buford Hendrix left Monday for Memphis to meet her
husband, who is in the postoffice department there.
Arbor Day Postponed.
On account of the severe weather, the Arbor Day exercises at
the Selmer City School grounds are postponed until Friday,
Respectfully, J.T. Robison.
Our Country’s Father Honored.
Washington’s birthday was celebrated at College Hall Friday
night be members of the City School. The program was quite
elaborate and appropriate to the occasion. The hatchet drill
by the young men was splendid, as also the scarf drill by the
young ladies. The hall was packed by an appreciative audience.
Quite a nice sum was realized to go to the improvement fund
for improving the campus.