A 5-year-old grandchild of Jane Munroe,
colored, who lives on Ed Mask’s place nine miles west of
Corinth was burned to death yesterday caused by explosion of coal oil
SUICIDE SUSPECTED. Mrs. Maggie Roberts
Dies From an Overdose of Laudanum. Greenville, Mississippi, December 2nd-
Mrs. Maggie Roberts died here last night
from the effects of an overdose of laudanum. The circumstances indicate
that the laudanum was taken with suicidal intent.
The remains of Word Lindsey, who died in a St. Louis
hospital, were received here yesterday and interred in the Henry Cemetery.
He was a young man about 21 years of age and had both legs cut off by an
Iron Mountain train in Arkansas several months ago. He was carried to St.
Louis and placed in the railroad hospital, and died from the injuries
Mrs. Garland died at the home of her sister,
Mrs. E.S. Mitchell, this
morning, from an attack of paralysis. She was well known here.
Miss Mary Nash Woodard, daughter of Mrs. M.E.
Woodard, died last night, after an illness of several weeks with
typhoid fever. Funeral services were conducted at residence this afternoon
by presiding Elder W.M. Young of the M.E. Church, and the
remains were interred in the Henry cemetery. The deceased was a bright
young lady, just emerging from girlhood, and was greatly admired and
beloved by her associates and many friends.
Gerce (wonder if this should be Grace?), the 3 year old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. H. Gookin, died this morning of pneumonia.
The remains were interred this afternoon in Henry Cemetery.
The many friends of Frank H. Hill will regret to learn of his
death a few days ago at his home in Atlanta, of typhoid fever. Mr. Hill,
during his residence in Corinth of several years, was connected with the
office of W.H. Nance & Co., as bookkeeper. Everyone liked Frank
Hill for his many excellent traits of character. Gentle and kind, open
hearted and free, a gentleman at all times, a friend that could be
depended upon, he will be missed from the busy walks of life and above all
from the home of a christian mother whose life was devoted to her beloved