Visiting The Past
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
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.