Original images, and index, of Thomas B. Yarbrough’s store ledger which he kept while conducting business in Honey Grove, Texas. Volume 1 covers the years of 1 Jan 1883-Jul 1884.
Napoleon Bonaparte had turned his eagle eye to the rich province of Louisiana, and it was ceded by Spain to France. He contemplated its occupation, with a large army, and probably entertained designs of conquest against portions of the United States; but, becoming deeply involved in wars with the whole of Europe, he reluctantly relinquished these intentions, and ceded Louisiana to the United States for sixty millions of francs. Governor Claiborne, with a large number of emigrants, who had already flocked to Natchez from all parts of the Union for the purpose of occupying Louisiana, sailed down the Mississippi, with
Interviewer: L. Cherry Person Interviewed: George Scruggs Location: Calloway County, Kentucky Place of Birth: Murray, Kentucky Story of Uncle George Scruggs, a colored slave: I wuz a slave befo de wa. My boss, de man dat I b’long to, wuz Ole Man Vol Scruggs. He wuz a race hoss man. He had a colod boy faw evy hoss dem days and a white man faw evy hoss, too. I wuz bawn rite here in Murry. My boss carrid me away frum here. I thought a heap uv him and he though a heap uv me. I’d rub de legs uv
Among the enterprising, capable and successful business men who have contributed substantially to the material growth and prosperity of Vinita is numbered William M. Malone, who as manager of the Vinita Building & Loan Association has developed the largest financial institution in northeastern Oklahoma. He was the author of important legislation in this connection which has greatly promoted the success of the various associations of this character throughout the state and has become widely recognized as a leader in the field in which he is operating. Mr. Malone is a native of Ohio. He was born in Jackson County on
Mrs. Ruth Malone, who has been a resident of Cove for a number of years, died Tuesday afternoon following a short illness. Funeral services were held at Cove this afternoon at the Baptist church, and the burial took place in the Cove cemetery. Mr. Malone was in North Powder on his way to Baker, the home of Mrs. Dora Miller, a sister of Mrs. Malone. Mrs. Miller was to return to Cove with him to attend the funeral services. Mr. Malone stopped in North Powder to inform friends of the death of his wife. Mrs. Malone was born Mar. 30,
1st Lt., Inf., Co. L, 1st Div., 28th Regt.; of Durham County; son of M. M. and Mrs. M. M. Malone. Husband of Mrs. Ellie Malone. Entered service Dec. 4, 1910, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas. Transferred to Hoboken, N. J. Sailed for France Sept. 31, 1917. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Dec. 24, 1917; 1st Lt. Jan. 12, 1918. Fought at Cantigny, Soissons, Belleau Woods, Verdun. Wounded at Cantigny and Verdun July 3, 1918. Nature of wound, shrapnel. Gassed and M. G. bullet. Sent to Base Hospital No. 20, Base No. 12, Base No. 19, Base
Corpl., General Service, Inf. Born in Person County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Malone. Husband of Mrs. Vera Malone. Entered the service May 10, 1917, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas and transferred from there to Greensboro, N.C., and Transferred to Fort Thomas. Was on recruiting duty for three months in Bureau War Work Insurance at Fort Thomas, Ky., Dec. 18, 1919.