Local and Personal News
The Lexington Progress, Lexington, Tennessee, January 10, 1913, Page 5

Mrs. J. A. Pope is visiting in Jackson.

John W. Potts is spending the week in Darden.

S. E. Foster has moved his family to Jackson.

Mrs. C. A. Logan has been indisposed this week.

Miss Ruby Foster has been indisposed this week.

Irby Eller has been here from Memphis this week.

W. A. Frazier went to Camden Monday to see his parents.

Fred Boren spent last Friday night with home folks at Darden.

Booker Peeples has been this week a guest of his sister, Mrs. Leo Crosswell.

Mrs. W. V. Barry has been considerably indisposed since our last issue.

Miss Marye Smith was reported on the sick list the latter part of last week.

Lem Jones, of Sardis, is visiting the family of his uncle, Atty. W. H. Lancaster.

Miss Imogene West returned last Saturday from a visit to Kenton and Humboldt.

Will C. Evans, wife and son, Henry, returned Monday from a visit to relatives at Decaturville.

Harry V. Denver and wife are daily expected, to return from Columbia, Ky., where they are visiting.

Jesse Horner, representing the J. H. Fall & Co., Nashville, hardware house, was in Lexington Wednesday.

Clarence Johnson came over from Jackson Sunday, and carried home his wife who had been visiting here.

F. A. Dunivant and wife of Decaturville, were here the latter part of last on their return from Memphis. Senator John L. Hare and Representative P. O. Roberts are quartered in Nashville at No. 317 Sixth Ave. North.

Joe Carpenter who is working for the Sun Telephone Company at Corinth, Miss., was here last Saturday and Sunday.

Mrs. J. S. McCreight and daughter Miss Francis, of Luxora, Ark., arrived here last Sunday to visit Mrs. B. F. Busch and family.

Our townsman D. D. Pafford, the hardware and furniture dealer, sends the Progress to his brother, J. M. Pafford, at Hutchinson, Kansas.

The remains of two children of Will H. Duck, formerly of the Scotts Hill neighborhood were brought from Tyler, Mo., last week, for burial at Fellowship church.

The postal law, requiring excessive postage on subscribers more than twelve months in arrears on subscription forces us to drop names of that character from our books.

H. H. Hicks, who is with Brown Bros., doing plumbing spent the holidays with relatives in Augusta, Ga. ''Shorty" returned the first of last week and at once went to "Doing biz."

Lexington Training School and Henderson county High School opened again Monday after a long holiday recess and determined to do even better work than in the first weeks of the session.

W. S. Odle went to Camden Dec. 31 to be present at the marriage of his brother Robert L. Odle to Miss Allie B. Combs. The bride and groom came to Lexington New Year's Day with W. S. and spent a day and night here.

Between Power house and South Lexington, or in South Lexington, $30.00 in currency, 2 ten dollar bills and 2 five dollar bills. Finder will please return to this office and be rewarded.

Last Monday was one of the slimest Quarterly court days on record in Lexington. The Magistrates to the number of five and the people by the hundreds did not care or dare to tackle the downfall of the aqua pura.

Rev. R. M. Walker did not fill his pulpit in the Southern Methodist church last Sunday on account of having been called that morning to Murray, Ky., where his younger daughter, Ethel, was taken ill while on a visit.

Atty. J. A. England, of Decaturville, and Tom Hanna, of Little Rock, Ark., were here Wednesday, taking depositions in the Chancery case of Tom Hanna vs R. A. Lewis, executor of the will of the late Mrs. V. E. S. Hanna.

Services at the Baptist church next week. Morning subject: “Go Forward.” The annual session of the church to hear reports and re-elect officers will occur Sunday morning. Night subject: “Your Best Friend on Earth." Come and hear about her.

Mrs. J. A. Henry makes such an excellent clerk in the post office that we should be very glad to see her fill the place for four years or more. Mrs. Henry is one of the most superior ladies in this community and whatever work she engages to do is always efficiently done.

The Progress editor went to Nashville last Friday with Senator John L. Hare and. Representative P. O. Roberts and remained with them until Sunday morning. Our respected Senator and Representative are going to make a good record in the 58th General Assembly, casting all their votes in the behalf of morality and good government and to rid the State of Pattersonism and Dibrellism. They are going to be true to that class of people who elected them.

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