Bill Fiske’s Bugle

Volume 21, Number 6 • March 25, 1931

J.C. Eads announces candidacy for sheriff

J.C. Eads announces his candidacy for the office of sheriff. Mr. Eads is a farmer and stock dealer and lives near Oak Grove in the western part of the county.

Sheriff Alex Spear and Deputy Sheriff Will D. White of Monroe County made a raid on Kettle Creek one day last week, capturing a thirty gallon still and three men, Fred Scott, Lannis Short and Porter Crawford who were held to answer federal court in Kentucky.

The Smith County Bank at Carthage was entered and robbed of fifteen thousand dollars Monday night. All the cash in the bank but fifty dollars was taken. The robbers left some tools in the bank, which is the only clue discovered thus far.

We are asked to announce that Rev. A.T. Judkins will preach at Camp Ground in the West End on next Sunday, March 29, everybody invited.

The J.B. Stetson hats at Draper and Draper’s at $2.95 are second to none.

Wayman Hawkins, eleven years and ten months old, died in a Nashville hospital March 13, where he was taken to be operated on for appendicitis. He was the son of Campbell Hawkins and is survived by his parents, two sisters and one brother. He was buried at Maxwell Chapel.

Frank Monroe, 32, died Friday evening at 6:30 in the Vanderbilt Hospital at Nashville where he had been taken Friday morning from his home in Gallatin.

Frank was born and reared in Celina, where a host of friends heard with sorrow of his untimely death.

J.H. Sallee of Livingston motored to Celina Tuesday on business.

FOR SALE – Pure bred Barred Rock Eggs, 50 cents setting of 16.

Mrs. Fannie Stone, Celina

N.C. Hunter has just completed an 81 foot wall for Ned Maxey, having drilled an old well deeper.

J.H. Myers, member of the firm of Fleming and Myers of Livingston, was in this city a short time on Tuesday.