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Subject: [SCSPARTA] Spartanburg Journal 1925
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 20:13:06 -0500 (GMT-05:00)
November 21, 1925.
Funeral services for R.D. ALEXANDER, 78, of Fair Forest, one of the survivors of Company I, 4th South Carolina Volunteers, C.S.A., who died at his home Friday afternoon after a short illness , will be held from Poplar Springs Baptist Church near Reidville Sunday by REV. J.B. BOZEMAN, pastor, REV. G.W. SHELL, REV. E.L. JOYNER of Fairforest and REV. M. GRIFFIN of Arcadia.
Masonic ceremonies will be conducted at the grave by Arcadia Lodge No. 285. MR. ALEXANDER enjoyed the distinction of having been a Master Mason for 56 years and a member of Poplar Springs church for 36 years.
He was born near Roebuck and entered the Confederate army at the age of 16, participating in later battles of the war. In the stormy reconstruction days he joined the Ku Klux Klan and after its power waned , left the state for a time to avoid arrest by Federal authorities. He returned following the restoration of white government in 1876.
Other members of the Confederate army company still alive are W.S. CALDWELL, city, T.M. LEONARD, Reidville, and a MR. DuPRE and a MR. BRANDENBURG, whose addresses are not known here but who are believed to be still living by members of MR. ALEXANDER'S family.
Surviving are his widow, MRS. LOUELLA ALEXANDER and the following children: MRS. H. HARRELSON, Woodruff, MISS FLORELLE ALEXANDER, Asheville Normal School, Asheville, N.C., W.M. ALEXANDER, Fairforest, R.J. ALEXANDER, Sebring, Fla., and C.D. ALEXANDER, city.
SESSIONS COURT TO BE CONFRONTED WITH BIG DOCKET
Court of general sessions will convene here Monday with Judge C.C. FEATHERSTONE of Greenwood presiding. The term will last for two weeks and will find a full docket...
Cases on Docket:
FRED HALL- Murder
A.H. LANCASTER - desertion and non- support
TOM P. QUINN - violation prohibition law
FRED HALL - breach of trust with fraudulent intention and grand larceny
R.W. BREWTON - disposing of property under a lien
HILLIARD WINES - larceny of auto
HETTIE PITTMAN - violation of prohibition law
JESSE BULLOCKS - disposing of property under lien
ROSA LEE MOSLEY - Murder
FRANK PERRY- Assault and battery with intent to kill
MURE MULL and D.M. MULL - house breaking and larceny
JOHN SLOAN - seduction under promise of marriage
E.L. JACOBS - obtaining goods by false pretense
J.T. DUNHAM - practicing medicine without a license.
nancie o - share, don't sell .
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