At the residence of the bride's father at Manoah, Mr. B.Z. Dunlap and Miss Effie Glossup were married, Rev. R.P. Rowland officiating. The groom is the eldest son of Mr. J.I. Dunlap and is one of Manoah's most progressive and popular young men, and has won for a wife one of Drew County's most worthy young ladies. The Advance extends congratulations to both young couples and wishes for them long lives and unlimited prosperity.
Jackson Wainright, a negro boy while passing the house of Bob Miller, another negro, Christmas morning, was greeted with "Christmas gift" by Millers children. Wainwright drew a double-barreled derringer and shot three of them - one dangerously. The pistol was loaded with squirrel shot. Wainright was lodged in jail to await trial. He claims the shooting was accidental.
The three year old child of Polly Binns a negro woman living in one of the Whittington houses on the railroad, was burned to death Saturday. It is not known how it happened, but it is supposed that the child's clothing caught while it was playing near the fire.
If we cannot please you in whiskey no one can. E. Gaster. Order through H.F. Bailey.
Bob Nubles (sic) was shot in the bowels by George Richardson on the night of the 26th from the effects of which he died at 1 o'clock Friday morning. The murderer is still at large. Nubles was a porter for the Hall House and was an excellent servant, and had many white friends, especially among commercial men. Richardson was employed in Cunningham's barber shop and has paid several fines here for carrying concealed weapons and disturbing the peace. He is about 5 feet 10 inches high, somewhat lighter than ginger-cake color, gray eyes, walked slightly stooped, wore about a number 8, and when the murder was committed had on a brown derby and a dove-colored overcoat.
March 26, 1895, Monticello, March 25 - Yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock sharp Mr. R.W. Finn, Jr. and Miss Eula Gaston were quietly married by Rev. John McLauchila at the Main Street Parsonage in this city. Both are young people of this place and everybody joins in wishing them much happiness.
Mr. J.D. Welsh, Jr., member of the Advance Printing Company, this city, will be married Wednesday afternoon at 6 o'clock to Miss Lilly Jackson, also of this city.
April 5, 1895, Collins, April 2 - Theadore F. Martin, formerly of Hopkinsville, KY, now the popular hotel man at Dermott, was married this morning at 11 o'clock to the handsome and charming young widow, Mrs. Mary Parker of Monticello. The ceremony took place at the residence of Mr. T.H. Webb in presence of a few friends. They have a host of friends who wish them prosperity and happiness.
April 25, 1895, Little Rock - Mr. W.A. Campbell and bride, nee Hattie Gabbert, and party, consisting of Miss Mary and Harry Campbell and R.P. Bateman, returned from Monticello last evening and will remain in the city, the guests of Mr. Campbell's parents, at Fifteenth and Cumberland, until Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell were married at the Presbyterian Church at Monticello at 8:30 yesterday, starting immediately for Little Rock. It was a beautiful morning wedding and Mr. Campbell has captured one of Southwest Arkansas' loveliest girls.
October 3, 1895, Little Rock - Maj. J.T.W. Tillar is severely ill at Eureka Springs, where he has been with his family for some time.
October 12, 1895, Little Rock - Norman Burks, a young mulatto, who engaged in the business of vending liquor in Drew County without having paid the Government license, was arraigned before Judge Williams in Federal Court yesterday. He pleaded guilty and was fined $100 and costs and sentenced to thirty days in the Drew County jail.
Contributed by Chicken Hips.
List of Presents given to the couple (I can't believe they printed this in the paper!!)
Silver syrup pitcher, Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Williamson, Little Rock
Handsome clock, James and Miss Elle Jackson
Silver water pitcher, Mr. and Mrs. C.L. McCain, Little Rock
Silver sugar and cream set, Miss Anne Killian, Portland
Silver nut bowl, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.M. Miller, Fort Smith
Silver nut crack and picks, Caro and Beth Miller, Fort Smith
Handsome bronze urn, Miss Elle and James Jackson
Handsome urn, Ed & Geo. Spencer
Oak center table and rocking chair, Mrs. C.A. Welsh
Set of linen napkins, Toselle and Leila Waddell
Dresser and washstand scarf, Miss Ladelle Welsh
Silver framed mirror, Mrs. Slemons
Elegant washstand set, Mrs. M.C. Bolling
Pair of lovely picture frames, Mrs. S.E. Swife
China tea set, Vance Bordeaux, Dan Koonce and Jack Curry
Pretty match holder, Annie Mae Swife
Beautiful tin water set, Misses Colie and Marie Bell
Handsome piano lamp, Dr. F.M. Loper, J.P. Burks, and Hale Robinson
Pin cushion, Miss Olive Hart
Hand painted toilet set, Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Windes
Cut glass pickle stand, Dr. and Mrs. Clinton P. Meriwether, Walnut Ridge
Silver sugar bowl, T.W. Loper and Wm.M. Robertson
Silver pickle stand, Bob Kidd, McGehee
Pine tray, Miss Eme Prewitt
Silver butter knife, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Crenshaw, Dermott
Cut glass fruit bowl, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Gibson Taylor, Pine Bluff
Parlor lamp, E.B. Wells
Set of silver knives and forks, Mrs. H.F. Bailey
Two Smyrna rugs, Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. M.F. Chesnutt
Marble top center table, L.L. Burks
Handsome carving set, J.R. Erwin
Lovely point lace handkerchief, Miss Carro Owens, Fort Smith
Set of silver spoons and china cup and saucer, Harry Hankins
Lovely bridal cake, Leo Bickart
Silver jewel case, Frank and Mamie Grey Loper
Bronze framed mirror, D.A. Brown
Beautiful banquet lamp, Miss Nellie Hyatt
Pretty photograph case, "Little Tommie Corrigan"
(those cut-glass pickle stands must have been popular at the time...wonder what they looked like)
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