Rootwalker--Newsflash Detail--Dickson Co., TN--01-22-1909

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Tidbits from The Dickson County Herald,
Dickson, TN  Fri. Jan. 22, 1909

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Prisoners Burn Hole Through Floor.

     The prisoners confined in the county jail at Charlotte effected their escape Saturday night by burning a hole through the floor.  That they were not overly anxious to remain at large may be inferred from the fact that they voluntarily returned and surrendered themselves to the Sheriff the next day.


Pianoforte Recital At Miss Hord's Studio

     Miss Hord's pupils will give a recital on Monday evening, Jan., 25, at 7:30 o'clock at the Studio.
     They will be assisted by Miss Mary Carter, voice.  The public is cordially invited.


Cooper-Sharp Trial Taken Up Wednesday.

     The trial of Col. Duncan B. Cooper and son, Robin Cooper, and Ex-Sheriff John D. Sharp--charged with the murder of Senator Carmack, was called Wednesday, when both the State and Defendants announced ready for trial.


Modern Woodmen Install New Officers

     At the regular session of the Modern Woodmen, Dickson Camp no. 12,104, Monday night, the following officers were installed; G. W. Cullum, Consul; Earl Sager, Advisor; Harry Donaldson, Banker; Frank Bright, Jr., Clerk; Dr. H. C. Guerin(?), Camp Physician; R. G. Cullum, Chief Forester; L. C. Scott, Watchman.  The Advisory Board composed of H. C. Thompson, Earl Sager, and G. W. Cullum was also appointed.
     The Modern Woodmen ranks first, in point of membership, of all the fraternal organizations of the world; and the insurance features of the order are unexcelled.
     The Dickson Camp has been organized for nearly three years, and while the fraternal field is somewhat overcrowded in Dickson, this order has obtained its quota of membership and gives promise of rapid growth in the future.  Some of Dickson's most prominent men are members of this order, there being several physicians, lawyers, two editors, and two ministers who hold membership in the Dickson Camp.
     Neighbor Frank Bright, Jr., will gladly furnish information to those who desire it, concerning the rates and benefits of the M. W. A.


Accidental Killing of A Little Boy.

     Centerville, Tenn., Jan., 16--News has reached here of the accidental killing of the 12-year-old son of Mr. Fitzgerald in Dodd Hollow, a remote section of the county, by his 14-year-old brother while out hunting.  Mr. Fitzgerald recently removed to this county from Maury County, and the remains of the dead boy were conveyed to his former home for interment.


To The Public School Teachers.

     I desire to meet(?) the Public School Teachers' of Dickson County at Charlotte, January 23, 1909.
     Prepare the fifth and sixth chapters in the Primary Reading Circle work. This work is very necessary and every teacher should prepare himself, as the State Superintendent will require all teachers to be examined in these books next June.

County Supt.



Alice Sheley vs Joe Sheley
In Circuit Court at Charlotte, Tenn.

     In this case, it duly appearing to the Clerk, from the bill filed, on this the 19th day of January 1909, which is sworn to, that the defendant, Joe Sheley, is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, so that the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon him; It is therefore ordered by the Clerk that publication be made in the Dickson County Herald, a newspaper published at Dickson Tennessee, for four consecutive weeks, the last publication to be more than five days before the meeting of this Court, commanding the said Joe Sheley to appear at the Court House in the town of Charlotte, Tenn., on or before the Fourth Monday in March, 1909, and attend this suit this day filed against him by Alice Sheley, for a divorce, or the same will be taken for confessed and the cause set for trial exparte.
     This Jan. 19th, 1909.

J. J. TAYLOR, Clerk.
Cullem & Kannard, Attys. for Plt'ff.



232 acres level land.  2 miles of Dickson, unimproved.  Nice building site and spring water.  Cheap home for some-one willing to do some work.  A great bargain at $1,500.00.



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