Clipped From The Paris News
FRIDAY AFTERNOOH, JULY T, 19M BACKWARD GLANCES By A. W. NEVILLE THIRTY-ODD YEARS AGO IN PARIS Some Things People Were Doing and Saying That Found Place In Newspaper Some items that were thought the patients.. .The Citizens Telephone Telephone Company has issued a directory. One commendable is that it Is not worthy of notice in the Sunday morning issue of Paris Advocate, dated March 8 1903, and that may serve to bring pleasant recollections recollections to some readers today. Weather forecast for March B: Generally fair and colder. The fair forecast was welcome. The Advocate said; A number of farmers living three to seven miles in the country walked to town yesterday.. .Six mules were hitched to the back of a wagon in a mudhole in the Crook Lane yesterday, trying to pull it out. The wagon was loaded with cotton belonging to Dr. E. H. B. Steele of Jennings. Dr. I. D. Griffis, Charley Walker, Charley Barry and Bob Scrivner went up in the Territory Territory last night on a hunting trip ...Colonel Sheb Williams leit yesterday ior New Orleans to look after his string of horses. A large number of Woodmen delegates from Fannin and Red River Counties and from county camps in Lamar County spent last night in Paris on the way to San Antonio. Crawford McMurray McMurray of the Midland sold them many tickets after the lodge meeting last night to avoid the rush. U. S. Logue, postmaster at Ambia, and Mrs. Logue, were guests of Dr. A. A. Hamblin and family last night. Mr. Logue is a delegate to the Woodmen convention. A number of kind ladies have made and presented the Aikin Hospital a dozen nightshirts for feature wiched with sand- advertisements but is strictly a telephone directory. J. H. Smith of Hinckley was in the city yesterday to see a new granddaughter born to John Goodwin and wife. It is his firs.t granddaughter.. .A live fish was found Friday evening in a mud- hole on North Main Street near the Square. It is supposed to have rained down. J. M. Stringer has bought B. Gilbert's saloon on Bonham Street and took charge yesterday ...Church oi the Holy Cros*, Episcopal—at 7:30 P. M. the Right Reverend A- C. Garrett DD will administer the Apostolic rite of confirmation. AU seats free. At the annual election of the Fire Department Friday night Charles E. Thorne was re-elected Chief and George Minton Assistant Assistant Chief, without opposition for cither.. .December last Miss Jessie Jessie Gray at Deport accidentally swallowed a pin. Monday she coughed it up and holds it as a souvenir (The last item taken from the Deport Triumph), It is reported that a farmer near Pflttoaville who owns a woodland pas'.ure through which people living below him were compelled to pass to avoid a muddy lane, levied a toll of 10 to 25 cents on everybody who went through it. That was n pretty good assembly assembly of minor news items for on« day.