Water Valley Progress (MS)
Water Valley Progress (MS)
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Description: County Democratic Executive Committee Meets;
Gammon Has Written the Story of His Life

Date: May 7 1904

Newspaper published in: Water Valley, MS

Source: Mississippi State University Library

Page/Column: Page 4, column 2

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County Democratic Executive Committee Meets
Pursuant to call, the Yalobusha County Democratic Executive Committee met at the court house in Coffeeville, Monday, May 2nd. A quorum being present, the following proceedings were had:
A County delegated Convention was called to meet at the court house in Coffeeville, Saturday, June 4th, for the purpose of appointing delegates to the State Convention to be held at Jackson, June 15; to elect a new Executive Committee and for the transaction of such other business as may come before it.
Precinct meetings were called to be held at the several voting precincts of the county, Saturday, May 28, for the purpose of selecting delegates to the County Convention.
Ordered that the vote of the County Convention be fixed at 150, which shall be apportioned among the several voting precincts of the county according to law.
There being no further business, the Committee adjourned.
I. T. Blount, Chairman.
G. D. Brown, Sec’y.
A Jackson paper states that Ed Gammon has written the story of his life and a complete account of the killing of the Kimsey’s, and turned it over to E. R. Conway, a fellow prisoner, with the understanding that it is not to be published until after Gammon is hung.


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