Troy, NC

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Troy, NC - Montgomery County News Troy. The wheat crops...
Montgomery County News Troy. The wheat crops are very good, but the oat crop is not good. Ihe farmers are about done planting corn, and are now planting cotton, aud are using large quantities of guano. Ihe wind lias been high this week and especially so last Friday, when fruit trees and fences were blown down. There w as frost Tuesday and Friday mornings, but the fruit was not injured. A sow bitten by a mad dog 25 davs ago, went mai ou last unday aud was 'hot. Also a dog bitten uUiut 35 days ago weut mad yesterday and was imme diately killed. m. Morris, son of Calvin Morris, aged '21, died last Friday of pneumonia; also Locky Henderson, of Eldorado, died this week of pneumonia. a-:ed a-:ed a-:ed 70. Henry Christian killed two large wild turkey gobblers this week at oue shot; they weretighiiug, and got near enougti to have their heads shot off. A parcel of boys, about 16 iu number, wi hing to have a little fun, weut ami belled Cal. Hall, au ecceutric old man, who was living hv himself: which so en raged hiui that be took out wurruiiis for the bows before H. P. Moutgomerv and A. R. JMoorej aud ou ihe trial the boys were acquitted, and 'Hall was saddled with the costs, amouutiug to about $40. He had to mortgage his crop to prevent going to jail. He says this is the ouly case he ever lost before out of 50 suits. They have a novel way of catching mischievous dogs, in Peo Dee township; they take a large stout hook aud put a stout line on it, aud tie it to something aud put a biscuit ou the hook, and the dog collies' along aud "raJte the caie" and is a gone sucker, but generally Lreaks the linej and goes homo with the boo1? iu his jaw. W.

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  1. Carolina Watchman,
  2. 27 Apr 1893, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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