Around Alabama

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Birmingham News
Place of publication: Birmingham, Alabama
Date of publication: 6/14/1895

Around Alabama. The judge impeachment case against probate Judge Robinson of Lee COunty to have been brought up on the 20th will be postponed on account of the inability o the attorneys to get ready by that time. Mr. John Searcy was in town Monday and is quaoted as saying that the people in his section are in better conditions than they have been in years. He is hopeful of the future. Mr. Searcy is a thoughtful man and on whose conclusions about crop and other conditions are to be replied upon.– Eufala Times. The correspondent at the Gallant post office in Etowah county of the Attala Beason says: The cotton acragae in this sectino is about the same as last year, though the outlook fora. large yiled is not at all flattering. Montgomery recieved her first car load of melons Wednesday, They were consigned to Hill Brothers. A negro man named Freeman Collins at Coton Valley, while in a fit of passion, killed his wife Wedneaday. He shot her twice with a shotgun and three times with a pistol. A negro cabin was wrecked near Munford by lightning duringa heavy rain storm the other day. Crops were also damaged by rain, in the same section. Judge Denson was too sick to hold court at Wetumpka a part of the week. Three prisoners escaped from the jail at Cullman night before last. They were charged with stealing cows. Prof. Jacon Forney, the former president of the Normal Schol at Jacksonbille, has been re-elected by te trustees of the school to the same psotion for antoehr year. Professors Wiright and Dougette, former teachers also have been engaged with him, the three gentlemen named to have full charge of the entire school. Alonzo Edwards of Elmore County convicted of white-capping and sentenced to ten years in the penitentiary was pardoned by Governor Oates yesterday.


“Around Alabama.” The Birmingham News (Birmingham, Alabama), June 14, 1895.