Clipped From The Atlanta Constitution
against him Sylvanla Telephone A gentleman from Bulloch walked iouiWen miles last week to pay up his store account atOgeechee Three cheers for that man He will not only receive his reward in this world but in the one to come An honest man is the noblest work of God Berrien News Monday the Uth inst. was the eighty first birthday of Mr. Malcolm McCranie of southwest Berrien and it was decided to celebrate the event by a family reunion and dinner Early in the day the children grandchildren and great grandchildren began to assemb e at the home of their venerable ancestor By noon ninety six had arrived and it wu ascertained that fottr could not be present This makes an even hundred of direct decen dents of this good old gentleman Before dinner was announced Mr McCranie ordered his family into line and. the count showed that ninety six were present Mr. J W Mcnenney then delivered an address suitable to the occasion after which the family and their invited guests numbering about three hundred sat down to a bountlfu. dinner Mr McCranie his been married twice and is the father of seventeen children six of whom are dead The names of the living are Mrs Nancy McKinney Mrs Ma tha Lindsey Mrs Mary Mathews Mrs Eliza Hutchinson. Mrs Catherine Hutchinson Miss Xliubeth McCranie Mrs Carrie Parrish C W McCr&nle Miss Minnie MeCranie B S McCranie and G T McCranie This Is the largest birthday calibration ever held in Borneo and speaks louder than woflfc of the esteem in which Mr McCranie and his family are held by their neighbors. It U a glowing tribute of affection and regard for M l com and Nancy McCranie who have reached the evening of well spent lives. The Star cougratn lates the good old couple on the success of their family reunion and wishes for them many years of life. Health happiness and prosperity Jacob Wright thus expresses himself in the Sylvania Telephone A letter dated Sylvania Georgia September 13th 1833 supposed to be written by Rev. J C Allen to the deputy Internal revenue collector for license to cell cigars tot four days doling our campmeetlng at Simpson Chapel in September which hat accidenlly fallen Into my nauds has my name signed to Has one of a church committee asking for the license which signature I desire. persons concerned to understand is a wilful forgery I never belonged to any such committee never signed any such letter or aathoriz d Bev Mr Allen or any one else to sign it for me I fm not apprised of even the existence of such com mlitee nor do I believe that any such committee ever existed. I therefore desire to say to the pub- Is that the whole thing has been gotten up without t my knowledge failing is in is of of day up of the w fi I S tg a r at nobl t th eighty-first by. &Esem be Ix n e 0J1 Vdd 1 eec pre ent. MroJ. IF. h r s1 t g es g d e TbenimeaofthellvlngareMI'II rIn. ih H fn n. C. B. 8. G. Y 1 m rrI n1 i d M 1118 an. d Mal gdO Jehh e. eta SUC e18 Jacob"Wrlght Sy luni. 13th,1833 J. f r h it uOne oh fO .the 6ig i.ture d "I1 Isa f anYluch e.nysuch anyone &m. not.pprlsed evei -Ie Otten g i is the-children ftwasascertainedthatfottrCould Thismakes decend.enl.s J. threehundredsatdown MathaLtndsey HutchinsonMies aglowingtribute we thegood Be fourdays forthe Mr.Allenorany9neeise toefgnhlforzne. .ui o i3thlt thewiloiG thlngha.sbeengottea \ . . . , . , , & , . . . , , , , ¬ , . " ) ! , , , . - , " . ; : : : ; . ! . . : , . . . . & . , . . . . ! & . . ! ! . . . % & ; . . ! ' : : : . . . & . , . . . & , . . . \ & & , = : . . . . , . : ' . : : : ! . : . . & . . . , . . . . . . & ; : = ; ; ! ; & ' : : . : ' & < : ! . & . . " . ! ' . : & . . . , . . . . . - & . ! . . . : " ' . - \ . . . & . . - " . - . . " , ( ! & . . . . . . , . . . : , . , . . , . , ! - - ' , . - ' . . . !