News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – November 22, 1912 [This issue was not available for review.]

75 Years Ago – November 19, 1937 LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Aldredge, a fine boy on November 15th. – Mr. and Mrs. J. T. McIntosh have moved into their new home on South Columbus Avenue. – Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Miller had as their guests last week end Mr. and Mrs. Harry Simmons of New York and Mrs. Jackson of New Orleans. – While a very heavy snow fell as far south as Tennessee this week, this section did not have a trace of the beautiful snow, but Thursday was one of the heaviest and attractive Jack Frosts we have ever seen.

At JACKSONFIELD, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lee Sullivan had as their guests Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Forest Patterson and Mrs. Mollie Patterson. – Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Robbins spent Sunday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edd Sullivan.

NOXAPATER: We extend a hearty welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Maury Pennington, who moved here this past week from Memphis. – Mrs. M. A. Wooten and Mrs. Beckie Moore left this week for Dossville community where they will reside. – Mr. M. C. Porter, after a few days visit here with his family, left Friday for Mayhew, where he has work.

DEATHS: James Marion Fuller, 69, died at his home near Betheden on November 8th. – Little Ethel Walterine Hemphill, 9 years old and oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hemphill, died on November 14th at Macon hospital and was buried at Ellison Ridge the following day. – Aron B. Rodgers, the little 4 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Walter Rodgers, died on November 11th and was buried at Good Hope on the 12th. – Mrs. Pope of Noxapater died Tuesday night at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Moses Barnes. – Mrs. Luella Suttle passed away at her home in the Liberty community Friday, November 12, after a prolonged illness.

PERKINSVILLE: Mr. Cecil Chappell, who is in the U. S. Navy, and has been stationed at Norfolk, Va., is spending his vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Chappell. – Mr. George Etheridge, Jr. and Mr. Alvie Ming are rapidly recovering from getting bruised up considerably when they were thrown from a truck Saturday afternoon.

FOR SALE: Due to age and failing health, I am offering my Filling Station and store business, located one mile west of Louisville, conjunction of two main highways, for sale. Also have grist mill, 4 room residence and servant house, deep well of good water, garden, three quarter acre lot and Mississippi Power lights. The store takes in around $1000 per month on $500 stock. Established 11 years and is one of the best Stations and homes in this section. See me at store or write me. J. W. Griffin, Louisville.

OAK GROVE reported those visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Coward Saturday night were Mr. and Mrs. Houston McAdory and family, Mr. and Mrs. Alton Stevens and family of Stallo, Mrs. Minnie Cumberland and son James, Mrs. Emma Quinn and Mr. Joe McAdory.