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Description: Limestone HappeningsDate: August 5 1886
Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL
Source: Madison County, AL Library
Page/Column: Page 2, Column 4
GRAVE TROUBLE AMONG DEMOCRATS
Special Age Correspondence.
ATHENS, ALA., July 21.—Our town begins to talk more lively, as the farmers, having laid by their crops now come to town to trade and learn the news of the day.
Barbecues and fisheries are now in order. There will be a big barbecue near Piney Chapel July 28th. Judge Richardson is expected to be there and address the crowd on the issues of the day.
Mrs. Laura McIntosh, died last night at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. E. H. Brittle, in this place.
In this county we have a newly elected Democratic Executive Committee, just elected by the Democracy of each beat in the county composed of twenty-eight as good men and Democrats as are in Limestone County: among them we find the names of Maj. W. R. Francis, Jno. H. Peebles, Jno. T. Wells, Paul Thomas, W. R. Hanserd, Thomas Weatherford, McLin Hobbs, W. C. Gray, A. W. Moseley, Charley Toney, P. Henderson and seventeen others of the same kind.