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Description: Local Laconics;
Wilder Daughter Burned to Death;
Election of Officers of N. B. Forrest Camp;
Marriage of Mothershead & Lowry

Date: December 10 1897

Newspaper published in: Pontotoc, MS

Source: MSU Library

Page/Column: Page 3

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LOCAL LACONICS
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New line of dress goods at E. G. Boyd’s.
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T. J. Roberson made a business trip to Memphis this week.
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Dr. C. D. Fontaine made a business trip to Aberdeen this week.
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Mr. I. H. Caldwell, of Cherry Creek, gave us a short call Tuesday.
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Mr. J. C. Collins, of Springhill, made us a short but pleasant visit Wednesday.
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Billie Hardin, of Cox’s, cheered our sanctum with a visit since our last issue.
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Marshal Bolen is able to be upon the streets again, after his recent illness.

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We learn of a distressing accident which occurred near Cherry Creek last Wednesday. A little daughter of Mr. Holland Wilder was seated before the fire, when by some means her dress became ignited and before assistance arrived she was burned to death.
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Miss May Suddoth, who has been the guest of relatives in our town and county for several months, departed yesterday morning for her home in Friars Point, Miss., much to the regret of the host of warm friends her charming personality made for her during the visit.

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At the annual election of officers of N. B. Forrest camp, No. 47, Woodmen of the World, the following were elected for the ensuing year: H. C. Stanford, consul com; W. H. Baker, advis. Lieut.; W. R. Pegues, banker; R. P. Brown, clerk; D. C. M. Bigham, chaplain; Lawrence Lyons, escort; R. L. Ray, watchman; J. B. Gregory, sentry; Dr. C. D. Mitchell, C. W. Bolton and T. J. Nelson, managers. It was agreed that all physicians in good standing in the camp should be authorized to act as camp physicians. The camp is building up, and now has an enrollment of 40 members.
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Owing to our inability to obtain full particulars for our last issue, we failed to mention the marriage of Mr. W. A. Mothershead, of New Albany, to Miss Essie Lowry, which occurred at the home of the bride’s parents, 12 miles southeast of Pontotoc Wednesday afternoon of last week, Rev. R. A. Cooper officiating. Mr. Mothershead is a trusted employee of the K. C. M. & B. R. R. at New Albany, and Miss Lowry is one of our county’s loveliest young ladies, and a host of friends among our people wish for her the happiest realization of marital life. The newly married couple left immediately after the ceremony for New Albany, where they will reside.

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