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Visiting the Past  

Visiting The Past
1886

Smyrna, Sept. 30, 1886:   Mr. James Mable was married to Miss Emma Quinn, of Augusta, on 23rd inst. He and his bride came up to Mableton on the 24th where a number of friends and relatives met them in a "social" and a good dinner. Mr. Mable is now, we are sorry to learn, is sick with malaria fever which he contracted in the swamps of the Santee River, where he has been railroad building.

Mr. "Lump" Daniel, our efficient tax receiver, has improved his pretty country home on the Concord road.

The Baptist immersed six new members Sunday. They are rapidly building up a strong congregation in Smyrna.

Smyrna, Oct. 21, 1886:  Mr. Tobe Medlin is repairing the Presbyterian church. A vestibule, belfry and other improvements are to be made.

Mr. Raymond Simpson, near Bethel, has a dog two years old that has caught 35 squirrels--3 weeks before last and nine rabbits the same week.


 

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