New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –, February 14, 1913 NOXAPATER: Miss May Wilkes of Mt. Pleasant vicinity was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. P. B. Worthy the past Sunday. – Mrs. Phenix and Miss Jewel Crow, after a pleasant visit of several weeks with Mrs. H. E. Hunt, left Friday for their home in Ackerman. – We are glad to report that Harold Webb, who has been ill the past week, is improving at this time. WEDDINGS: Mr. Dave Baily and Miss Rema Vowell were married Sunday, February 8th, as reported by the HINZE correspondent. – At the home of Mr. John Graves in Choctaw county, two Winston residents were married on January 25, as Rev. Bullard of Sturgis joined together Mr. Boy Hollis and Miss Vera Shaw. – On last Sunday morning, Mr. Paul Waterloo and Miss Mary Carter were married in a quiet ceremony at the home of the bride’s mother, Mrs. Anna Carter, according to LIBERTY news. LOUISVILLE: Dr. M. L. Montgomery reports the arrival of a girl at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Finas Ming on the 3rd inst. – Mr. J. S. Carr has bought out the Tabor livery stable. – Our friend Irvin Fox, who is still at the Naval Training Station, San Francisco, writes a friend here that he will soon be back in the “state of single Blessedness,” as divorce proceedings are now in the courts. 75 Years Ago – February 11, 1938 LOUISVILLE: Friends of John Blain are happy to hear he is doing well following a major surgical operation at Jackson Infirmary last week. – A Stork card announced the arrival of little Bobby Frank, 8 ½ pounds, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Clay on January 29th. – One of our most loyal readers, Mrs. J. W. Eichelberger of Noxapater, sent in her newspaper renewal recently. She has the first copy of the Journal published 45 years ago and has never missed an edition. DEATHS: Mr. W. E. Childress, 72, died at the home of Wes Dempsey east of town on Wednesday. A former resident of Choctaw county, his remains were interred in Enon cemetery at Ackerman. – BOND reported the death of Mr. Burdett Stewart last week end, resulting from a car wreck. He was buried at Tomnolen, his wife’s home. – The death of Uncle Ephram Holly was reported by BETHEDEN folks. He had been in bad health for some time. – Mr. Babe McCool, one of the oldest residents of NEW HOPE community, died at his home last Tuesday, about 5:30 a.m. – VERNON news reported Mrs. Lula Hatcher died at her home Monday night after a two weeks’ illness. Her remains were buried in the Fulton cemetery. – Mrs. Mammie Phillips died last Tuesday night, resulting from a stroke of paralysis. Services were held at Hopewell. NOXAPATER: Mrs. Truman Quinton and little daughter Martha of Kosciusko are guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mobley Estes. – The Barnes Grocery Co., under new managers Messrs. Lane and Victor Barnes, has just opened up with a nice line of groceries, in the brick building adjoining Noxapater Hardware, recently vacated by the Wholesale Co. on South Main. – Mrs. J. B. Farish, son Lamar, and daughter Dorothy Sue of Philadelphia were guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Price the past week. MARRIAGES: Mr. Welton Richardson and Miss Estell Clark were united in the holy bonds of matrimony in the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. Andrew, John C. Whitehead conducting the ceremony, in the presence of a large crowd of friends and relatives. MT. PLEASANT: Mr. and Mrs. James Young are the proud parents of a baby girl born January 14. They have named her Jo Nell. – Miss Daisy Mae Estes visited Misses Lucile and Annie Pearl Craig last week.