August 3, 1923
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---ROBERT CATES, who lives about one mile north of Alamo, got his left hand terribly mangled in the wheat thrasher last Friday morning.
---FROMS BELLS DEPOT---
Dr. J.W.HARRIS is in Brownsville this week attending his mother, who is very sick. His daughter, Miss Laura, was married on the 15th, to Robert BROWN, of Brownsville, Rev. George MARTIN officiating.
Mrs. Polly BELL, mother of our townmens, J. W. & G. W. BELL, departed this life on Thursday morning. She was the oldest citizen of our village and had been a member of the M. E. Church for half a century or more. Bells was named in honor of her deceased husband, who preceded her many years. Peace to her ashes. She sleeps the last sleep; has sung her last song; prayed her last prayer--She lives beyond.
Miss Ruby CATES, of Franklin, spent last week, the guest of Miss Irene TANNER.
Sidney WILLIAMS and wife, of Trenton, spent the week-end with their sister, Mrs. W. C. CORLEY.
Weldon THOMPSON returned to Memphis Monday, after a visit with his father, Jim THOMPSON, who has been quite sick, but is better at this writing.
Mrs. John WATSON is here for a two weeks stay with her mother, Mrs. John CATES.
Miss Alvey STRAUCHN, of Beaumont, Texas, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. J. P. NEAL.
Mrs. H.T.POLLARD has as her guest, her father, J. T. MOORE, of Durant, Miss.
Misses Mary DODSON and Evelyn BOLING are visiting Henry DODSON in Milan.
Little David DODSON , of Milan is visiting his grandparents, Will DODSON and wife.
Miss Odell HUGHES, of Johnson Grove, is visiting Miss Bessie CONNELL.
Mrs. Pauline BRANCH, of Nashville, is spending her vacation with her father, H.P.WILSON.
Carl EMISON and wife spent Sunday in Eaton.They were accompanied home by their son, McMillan and daughter, Mrs. Harry WILSON of Gadsden.
Miss Carrye RICE, of Dyersburg, is visiting her sister, Mrs. J.C. SMOTHERS.
Mrs. Elmo KING entertained about 30 friends of her daughter, Esther KING, Monday from 4 to 6, at her home with a party for her 12th birthday.
Miss Thelma BRASFIELD, of Crockett Mills, spent the week with her aunt, Mrs. J. C. SMOTHERS.
---IN MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND; CLYDE MOORE---
---CROCKETT MILLS ITEMS---
G.T.LEWIS, cashier of the Bank of Crockett, and family were most welcome guests here Tuesday.
Mrs. Eunice Ross and little daughters, Margaret and Dell, of Los Angeles, Calif., visited Mrs. J. E. EDWARDS recently.
W.E.TODD, wife and little daughter, Martha Frances, of Bells, spent Sunday with F. M. HENDERSON and wife.
Jim FEWELL, W. C. FEWELL, J. E. EDWARDS and wife, W. C. COOPER and wife, Mrs. Annie Hefiey WOOD, Little MORRIS, Maxine and Juanita Jones, Misses Mildred REDMOND and Mary COOPER, Osler REDMOND, and Noel PERRY, spent a few days the past week camping on Reelfoot Lake.
Dave TAYLOR and wife, of Maury City, spent Sunday with Mrs. J.W.EDWARDS.
---CROCKETT MILLS ITEMS---
Misses Inez, Mary, and Margie VERNON, of Elizabeth, Miss Madge DUGGER, of Winter Haven Fla., Paul PARK, of Mays Chapel, and William MURRAY, of Tigrett, were dinner guests of Clarence Rogers and wife Sunday.
Mesdames Roscoe NEEDHAM, of Rutherford, and Ethel DUGGER of Winter Haven, Fla., were here Sunday.
Mrs. Bob McKELVY, of Milam, spent Sunday with Mrs. J. C. HAMLETT.
Miss Eddie May FEWELL, of Nances, is visiting relatives here this week.
A. T. NETTLES has purchased N. S. REECE"s grist mill.
M. F. KINCAID and Fred AGEE have purchased the Raines Brothers garage and mill.
Mrs. Fred BLANCHARD and two children were guests of Mrs. Annie R. CASEY and W.E. REEVES last week.
J. C. DUFFEY, two sisters and mother, Mrs. Wm. GRANT, of Bells, were here shopping last Monday.
Horace BEDWELL, wife and son, of Friendship, were in our town Sunday.
V. H. JONES and family, Mesdames F. T. SUTTON and H. W. REEVES attended the funeral Wednesday of John TURNER, of Bells.
Esq. S. A. PEARSON and wife, G. B. GLYNN and wife, attended the demonstration meet at Jackson last Thursday.
Mrs. Emmett GRIGGS had as her recent guests, Mrs. Otto John, of St. Louis and Miss Rubye WILLIAMS, of Nashville.
Harless DAVIS and wife haved moved to Jackson, where Harless has secured a good position.
Archie KINCAID, wife and baby, Ernestine, of Memphis, are the guests of George TODD and family and other relatives.
---Card of Thanks---
Dr. & Mrs. Grayson SANDERS, of Memphis, were guests of Dr. & Mrs. E. FARROW last week. Mrs. SANDERS is remembered as Miss Freda MOSS. Mrs. Moss, mother of Mrs. Sanders were with them and visited her sister, Mrs. J. F. FARROW, near Cross Roads.
Mrs. A. C. PATTON, and son, Dr. Lofton PATTON, are visiting her sister, Mrs. W. H. ROBERTS, in Humboldt this week.
Mr. & Mrs. Lewis STRICKLAND, of Alexandria, LA., are here visiting in the home of her mother, Mrs. Mosie WADE.
Charlie WILLOUGHBY and family, of Harriman, Tennessee were here last weekend, visiting his mother, Mrs. Nannie TATUM, and sister, Mrs. Edgar FARROW.
Curtis ARMSTRONG and family, of Paris, were visitors in the home of her parents, Mr. & Mrs. D. H. MOODY, the latter part of last week.
Misses Lottie & Lucile ROBERTSON, of near Maury City, were visitors in the home of their uncle and aunt, Mr. & Mrs. J. A. McBRIDE, first of the week.
Mr. & Mrs. Francis CLARK, of Paragould, Ark., are here visiting her brother, Mr. B. T. LEWIS during his illness.