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Subject: [KYLAUREL-L] Excerpts from the Mt. Echo 1897 (37)
Date: Sat, 26 Dec 1998 00:01:15 EST
Reprinted with permission of the Laurel County Historical Society
November 5, 1897
Bessie Coldwell, little daughter of Dr. T.P. Coldwell fell a few days ago and
broke her arm near the elbow. The wound is getting along nicely.
Mrs. Mamie Catching, left Tuesday for Monterey, Mexico, where she has accepted
a position, as music teacher in one of the large schools at that place.
Mr. E.H. Johnson and wife left Tuesday night for Phoenix, Arizona, where they
will make their future home. May peace, prosperity and happiness ever attend
them in their new home, is the wihs of THE ECHO.
John E. Wyatte is recovering from his long spell of sickness. He was in town
yesterday for the first time for several weeks.
The continued drouth has at last been broken. It began raining Sunday
afternoon and rained almost steadily all day Monday and Tuesday furnishing
great relief in furnishing water for stock and domestice purposes to many
A GRAND OLD MAN GONE
Mr. Jacob Hackney, one of London's most highly honored and respected citizens,
who we have all learned to love and respect, passed away at 8 o'clock last
Tuesday morning, after a lingering illness of several months. The funeral
services were conducted at the residence of the deceased at 2 o'clock
Wednesday afternoon, and the remains laid to rest by the side of his first
wife, who preceeded him to the grave several years. Mr. Hackney has for many
years been a very prominent figure in London and Laurel county, having served
the county two terms as Jailer, and was the senior partner of the firm J &
E.H. Hackney, one of the leading business houses of this place. He leaves a
wife and several children, beside a host of friends to mourn his death.
Mrs. G.T. Jones, who was first attacked by malaria fever, but who now has
strong symptoms of typhoid.
Born-to the wife of Mack Gaines, Jr. a very large boy.