Weekly Corinthian, Corinth, Mississippi,
dated May 27, 1926 page 2
UNEXPECTED WAS DEATH OF PAUL ADAMS
Paul Adams, one of the most popular men
in Tishomingo County during recent years, was a fatal victim
of a most peculiar accident. He fell from a wagon at Iuka on
Monday and displaced his knee cap; he died from the injury
or complications that developed from the injury Wednesday.
When the accident occurred it caused him
so much pain that he was brought here where an x-ray
examination took place. He was taken back to his home at
Iuka Tuesday, and died Wednesday morning. Poisen set up in
his system, it is stated, and he was dead 48 hours after he
had the fall.
Paul Adams was the circuit clerk of
Tishomingo County, and was serving his second term, having
been elected the first time in 1920. Being a candidate to
succeed himself he was elected by a handsome vote.
Efficient, accommodating, anxious to serve he had made
everybody his friend, and the grief over his sudden and
unexpected death will be widespread throughout the county.
Many people in Corinth knew him only hold him in the highest
In addition to his duties as circuit
clerk of the county he had farming interests in his home
community of Pleasant Hill, five miles south of Iuka, where
he had his membership in the Methodist Church and where the
body will be buried Friday. He was a progressive citizen
always ready to lend a hand to a laudable enterprise.
He is survived by his wife and four
children, his father and mother and other relatives of his