Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Interesting News in the Robinson Constitution

Robinson Constitution
AUGUST 6, 1902
The 16th annual reunion for the 15th Mustering District will be held in Sumner Aug 13, 14 and 15. Hon. E. Callahan and Congressman Crowley are among the speakers advertised to be present.

T.H. Seed has sold the Sumner Press to James I. Wagner who takes charge this week. Mr. Seed built up a good business and retires of bodily affliction.

Marriage License-Lawson Cannon Age 18-Heathsville; Amy May Fuller Age 16-Russellville.

SEPTEMBER 3, 1902
Geo. W. Smith was before the pension board at Lawrenceville last week on application for increase.

T. Seed, late of the Sumner Press, has purchased the Daily and Weekly Register sat Mt. Vernon, Ill. of Morris Emerson. Mr. Seed assumed charge Sept.1st. The page is Republican in politics. (Ed Note:  His bodily affliction must have improved in 30 days...)

VILLAS NEWS: The Pinkstaff ball team came up Saturday and defeated our team. Just wait until next Saturday and we'll show them.

The Free Methodist camp meeting at Birds has been quite an attraction for some of our (Flat Rock) people.

SEPTEMBER 10, 1902
CANNAN NEWS: Our seining crew went to Kensler pond near Lawrenceville last Friday and caught about one thousand pounds of fine fish.

SEPTEMBER 17, 1902
Marriage License-John T. Bennett Age 37-Lawrenceville; Mamie B. Heath Age 24-Flat Rock.

SEPTEMBER 24, 1902
A.N. Link went to Lawrenceville Thursday to close up a deed on his interest in the Lawrenceville Flouring Mill with I.H. Ward of that city. Mr. Link goes from there to his home in Florence, Ala.

DECEMBER 3, 1902
John Reynolds, of Birds, was observed here Wednesday. He had been at Robinson where he met Mrs. Watts of the Gem City (Oblong) and they were married and then went to Birds. Congratulations.

Marshall Rawling shot Chas Lindsay at Birds one night last week. We have no reason for the shooting unless it was for Lawrence county to keep up her reputation in the matter. 

DECEMBER 17, 1902
W. E. Bond was called to Russellville Tuesday to take charge of the remains of Miss May Bryan who died Tuesday morning.