The Pulaski Citizen, November 11, 1880 edition|
Mr. Monroe Baker and lady sailed out for the Lone Star State a few
days ago. A note from them conveys the intelligence that they are well
pleased. We hate to give them up, yet we congratulate Texas on this addition to her society. Hope the bread and butter tastes well to them. Mr. Bug
Stewart went and sends back the same report.
Mr. James D. Andrews, who, for a number of years, has been a most
efficient member of the CITIZEN corps, left for Texas this morning on a
prospecting tour. If he should succeed in making satisfactory arrangements
there he will probably locate, but we hope he will find it to his interest
to return, as Pulaski cannot afford to lose a young man of his high oralcharacter and great social worth. Our sincere regard and best wishes will
accompany him wherever he may go.
Miss Laura DuBose, formerly of Pulaski, but now of Brownsville, Tenn.,
sister of Mr. W.T. DuBose, is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Craig. She has
many friends in Pulaski who will enjoy her present visit.
A party from Old Lynnville, consisting of Bird Matthews and John
Moore, and their families started for Texas Monday. Mr Matthews is a good
mechanic and Mr. Moore is a stirring farmer whose ------cannot afford to
lose. Besides they are both good Democrats and we do not like to see that
sort of material leaving the community just now. In a few days, Mr. J.-Berry
will leave for Arkansas for the purpose of locating there we are sorry to
see the emigration fever attacking so many of our people.
Mr. and Mrs. Skid Hodge, each above 70 years of age, are visiting
their children in Arkansas. We hop they will enjoy the trip and find their
offspring well and prospering. Mrs. Wilsford who is more than 70, has just
returned from a visit to her children in Texas.
Mrs. James Wilson who was so severely paralyzed - no better. Her
daughter, Mrs. ---Brown, of Dallas, Texas, is staying with her.___________________________________________________________
The Pulaski Citizen, November 18, 1880 edition.
Mr. Roller is acting at present as emigration agent for the Louisville
and Nashville R. R. He is sending many people over this route. Quite a
number left a few days ago from the southern border of Marshall county for
We are sorry to learn that our friend and fellow-citizen, Mr. D.L.
Graves, has determined on going to Missouri. We can hardly afford to lose
him. May fortune smile upon him wherever he may make his home,
Mr. Thad Cook, who was brought up a mile or two from here, has, after
a residence of several years in Mississippi returned and is building on his
portion of the land bequeathed to him by his father._________________________________________________________
The Pulaski Citizen, November 25,
Mr. Jack Phelps, who has been in Texas and Kansas for three years, is
visiting friends here.********************
Dr. Ben Smith, of Mooresville, who is a noted Lynnvillian, was down a
few days perfecting arrangements for leaving for Texas.
Monday last, a party of 30 persons from Blue Creek got off for Texas
and Arkansas under --- auspices of Fulton -- White, emigration agent.__________________________________________________________
The Pulaski Citizen, December 2, 1880 edition
The friends of Mr. Jack Kersey, who had gone on a prospecting tour to
Arkansas, were very uneasy about him as he had over-stayed his time a week
or ten days. The telegraph was resorted to, but no information was gained in<
that way. His folks feared a jay -wker had got him, but he made them and his
friends glad by his safe arrival at home this week. Willison Casky, who
accompanied him and went to Texas to see his son, returned ten days ago,
much pleased with what he saw.*****************
Mr. Wm. Blackburn, of Texas, arrived at his brother's, J.K.P.
Blackburn, late on Saturday evening. We have heard he will make his home in
our midst and hope it is true.
Mrs. George Anderson has been lying at the point of death for three
days. She is thought now to be a little better. By skillful treatment and
good nursing she may recover yet. Robert Anderson, jr., one of the young men
who left the neighborhood for Texas two months ago, has returned. He had
chills out there and must have concluded there was no place like home.We
are glad you have gotten back, Bob, and we think you will be content to
Mr. John Lee of this vicinity, had made every arrangement to start to Texas
last Monday, when all at once he declined going. Some say it was not
his little daughter Rosa that kept him, but a certain bright-eyed,
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Yancy Beatty, of Elkton, who went to Texas a year ago, has returned
Mr. Thad Cook, of the Brick Church neighborhood, has offered his land
for sale as he thinks of going to Texas.
We are glad to hear that our Mr. Jas. D. Andrews stepped right into a
good place upon a Dallas paper the next day after his arrival in Texas. Such
men as he is are always in demand at the top.
Mr. J.C. Young, having abandoned the stove and tinware business, has
purchased the desirable little farm of Capt. Kendrick, near Pulaski, on the
Elkton pike. We understand that Capt. Kendrick will locate in Texas. We will
besorry to see him leave as he is an industrious and thrifty citizen.
We are sorry to learn that Mrs. Lou Graham, so well and favorably
known in Pulaski as a lady and a milliner, thinks of removing to Knoxville
at an early day.
Mr. Henry Alexander, of the Brick Church neighborhood, is making
arrangements to go to Texas and will probably leave in two or three weeks.
His children, who left here about two weeks ago, have permanently located
Mrs. C.C. Abernathy arrived in Pulaski last Friday from her home in
Collins county, Texas, accompanied by her little daughter. She comes upon a
visit to her old home and family. She is daughter of Weakley Reed, esq'r on
Albert Stevenson, esq., of Weatherford, Texas, arrived in Pulaski
Friday night and went to Bethany Monday to visit his father's family. A
residence of twenty months in Texas has been sufficient time for him to fall
in love with the west and its people.
Edwin Kennedy, of Cornersville, a brother of Mr. Thomas J. Kennedy, of
this place, returned home Monday after an absence of four years in Texas. He
went to Texas to recuperate his health and we learn the climate there was
highly beneficial to him and that he will now settle down at his old home.___________________________________________________________
The Pulaski Citizen, December 9, 1880 edition.
Mr. R.C. Reed, of Vale Mills, will go to Texas in about two weeks to
visit her son, who is located in Desdemona.
Mr. C.H. Bennett, of near Prospect, will leave in about ten days for
Texas. He expects to locate in the vicinity of Dallas.
Mrs. J.M. King of Bethany, accompanied by her son, has gone to Sardis,
Miss., to see her brother who is very ill at that place.