It was something that was all his own, and it was the first time in his life he had had anything that others could not take from him. Wright had grown up poor and lonely, without a stable family life, a regular education, or a solid community of friends. Until he was in his late twenties, no one took his ambitions seriously.
A special from Courtland, of Oct. Hawkins was never indicted, which incensed J. Drake, brother of S. Closing with Hawkins, threw him to the ground, when the city marshal ran up and attempted to pull Drake off, who was beating Hawkins over the head with his pistol.
Drake threw the marshal off, placed his pistol to Hawkins's head and blew his brains out. Allmon, and old and highly respected citizen died at his home near Moulton on Feb While riding on a slide loaded with a barrel of water, the barrel was tipped over, and the girl falling under it, was mashed to death.
He fell from the bucket while being hauled up and died before he could be brought to the surface. July 10 — Mr.
Oscar Cooper, a well to do young planter living near Town Creek, Lawrence County, was shot and instantly killed by Steve Binford, a negro tenant, late yesterday afternoon. Cooper leaves a wife and two small children.
He was a leading citizen. His death is a source of great grief to the citizens of Lawrence County.
They had a difficulty some time since, but everyone thought the matter was settled until they met at the mill last week when the son-in-law whose name is Mann, without a word walked up behind Cummins and crushed his head with a large stone. The murderer is still at large. Sunday January 13th, at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr.
GAST was born in the north of Ireland, county of Cavin, about the yearof poor but respectable parents. His early religious training was of the Episcopal faith. After recieving a common school education he served an apprenticeship of seven years at the mill wrights trade, thus becoming a through and skilled mechanic.
About the year that he secured passage on board a sailing vessel named the Josephine bound for America, and after an uneventful voyage landed at Castle Garden, New York City, a total stranger without friends or relatives in what doubtless appeared to him a very strange land.
Confident of his ability as a mechanic, and being the possessor of an indomitable will, he soon secured work in the Brooklyn navy yard. Afterward, working at his trade in the states of Connecticut, N. In the latter state, he plied his vocation until when his services were secured by the Hon.
After satisfactorily completing the mill at the solicitation of Maj. Gast began the erection of the proposed cotton mill.
About the time of the completion of the mill, a disagreement took place between the partners when Mr. Gast withdrew from the co-partnership, and in moved to the place where he has since resided.
Gast was a kind and affectionate husband, a loving and indulgent parent, a true friend, a safe and judicious counselor, a thorough mechanic and an honest man.
He believed in the infinite goodness of God and all his works; was an ardent lover of nature in all its various forms both animate and inanimate. He was a close student and comprehensive reader, a lover of poetry and history, and was happy in the society of books and newspapers.
He was not hasty in his opinions, but when given they were guided by the torch of reason. He was unwilling to accept anything as an established fact unless demonstrated by the light of a reasonable solution.
A mad dog recently bit a horse owned by Mr. Green, father of the young woman. The horse later went mad and was shot. Miss Green had a slight abrasion on her left wrist and in some manner this became infected while she was around the house.
The Hartselle Index says: Hamilton a ganged and respected citizen living near Somerville, died very suddenly a few days ago. He had just returned from a business trip at the mill, and feeling very tired sat down on the bed and fell over and breathed his last.Black History: - ISLE OF BARBADOS, , ONE CENT, In , at about the same time as some of the newly formed American states were coining coppers, a penny size copper, was minted in England for alphabetnyc.com token is thought to have been privately commissioned by Phillip Gibbs, a local plantation owner.
The other five victims were a son of Shaheas, George, Harry, Sally and another old woman. Most of the Indians were absent at the time. After slaughtering and scalping the six at home, the Paxton Boys burned the Indian huts, thus destroying the village.
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And, unlike the brief sense of power that came from Bigger's physical expression of anger, the changes resulting from Wright's literary expression of the same emotion were permanent. Mar 01, · Bigger Thomas, the protagonist of Richard Wright’s “Native Son,” cannot transcend blackness, and his blackness, in Wright’s hands, is as ugly and debased a thing as ever was.
He was 90, a native of Tennessee, and the son of Clyde Oren Broyles and Ora Rogers Broyles. Clyde was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas, November 22, but grew up in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee and lived most of his life in Hot Springs, Arkansas.