Eufaula Democrat

I know that there have been marriages and obits printed but what was in the paper besides that.  We will include it all  here.

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July 8, 1846

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Shorter and Brother, Attorneys and Counsellors at law. Jno. Gill Shorter, Eli S. Shorter }  June 25 1845.

E. C. Bullock Attorney at Law, one door west of the Post Office

D. M. Seals, Attorney at Law, Will practice in Barbour, Macon, Russel and the adjoining counties.

H. Hemphill having dissolved his connection with the Southern Shield, is now devoting his entire attention to the practice of law.  Office on Main street two doors west of maetin and Couric's Exchange.  Eufaula, Al. Margh 25, 1846

Calhoun and Lomax Attorneys at law, Eufaula, Al. office over D. and J. NcNab's store.  Eufaula, July 1, 1846.

J. Fogle, Dentist.  Will visit Eufaula again about the middle of October next.
J. Fogle and T. C. Cushman, Dentists Columbus, Ga.

Dr. E. Sheppard, Respectfully informs the citizens of Eufaula, and surrounding county, that he has removed his office on Broad St. to the 3d door above the Post Office, and is prepared to attend all calls in his profession.  His residence is at the Eufaula House, where he may be found at night.

Drs. Thomas and Hoole.  Respectfully announce to the citizens  of Eufaula, and its vicinity, that they have united themselves in the practice of their profession, and have taken an office in the second story of Martin and Couric's brick building, immediately over the Post Office, where one of them may at all times be found when their services are require.  Eufaula, Al. Jan 1 1846.

Charles Pickett, Jr., M. D.  Having located himself in Eufaula, Alabama, second door east of D. McPhail's Jewelery Shop, offers his services to the citizens of Eufaula, and the surrounding country, to practice in all the branches of the profession.  Dr. Pickett is a graduate of the Southern Botanico Medical College of Ga.   Eufaula, April 21, 1846

Charles W. Snow,  Druggist and Chemist.  Sign of the Golden Mortar Broad St., Eufaula.  Keeps constantly on hand a choice of Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Glassware Ect., which he offers for sale on liberal terms.  Physicians and country dealers supplied at the shortest notice.  N. B. Physicians prescriptions attended to with care and Medicines furnished at any hour of the night.

We are authorized to announce WM. R. Cowen, as a candidate for Clerk of the County Court at the next August election.

We are authorized to announce George Conner a candidate of Clerk of the County Court of Barbour County at the Election 1st Monday in August next.

Fourth of July-  The return of this hallowed anniversary, was celebrated in the usual manner on Saturday last.  The day wa ushered in by a national salute.  At 10 A.M.  the Eufaula National Guard marched to the Methodist Church, where after prayer by Rev. Mr. Davis, the Declaration of Indepenece prefaced by a few appropriate remarks, was reat by Catp. E. B. Fulley, and a spirited oration delivered by J. C. Wellborn, Esq.   At 6 p.m. the "Guard" paraded again and a national salute was fired under their direction.

Extortion- Capt Downman, Editor of the Cahawaba Gazette, Captain of a Vol. company from Dallas, writing from Brazos St. Jago, complains bitterly of the extortion fo the sutlers in the the army. 

Georgia Regiment- The ten companies composing the Georgia Regiment of Volunteers left Columbus on Sunday the 28th ult. for the Rio Grande, via Mobile.  Previous to their departure, a banner was presented to them by Miss Mary Ann Howard.  Col. Jackson responded on behalf of the regiment.

At an election held at Mobile for officers of the Governor's regiment of Al. Volunteers, just orgainzed, Mr. Coffee of Jackson was elected Colonel by a majority of 275 over Capt. Sydenham Moore of the Eutaw Rangers.  Mr. EArl of Benton was chosen Lieut. Colonel and Mr. Bryant, Major.

James R. Hanson, a volunteer attached to the Georgia Light Infantry, died at Opelika, Al., on Monday the 29th ult., from excessive fatigue, occasioned by the march from Columbus, and was buried with military honors on Tuesday.  The deceased was from Upson Co., Geo.

Married, In this place on Wednesday morning last by the Rev. Mr. Heard, Mr. Joseph Saulsbury to Miss Mary Kennon, all of Eufaula.

Died- In this place, on Sunday last, the 5th of July, Edmund Jones, infant son of Charles and Mary Akin.

Thespian- Benefit of the little Cargill Girls Maria and Amelia.  Being the last night of the arrangement with the Cargill Family.  

List of Letters.  A list of letters in the Post Office at Eufaula, on the 1st day of July 1846.

Two cents in addition to the regular postage will be charged in all cases for advertising.  Richard Morris, Postmaster, Eufaula, July 1st 1846.

Aurie, Theodore
Appling, W. A. 
Allan, Wm B
Anderson, John
Bush, Joshia
Butts, E. P.
Boughton, S. N.
Bevill, Thomas
Boon, Jessee
Bilbro, William
Beauchamp, S.
Bryant, Joseph
Boykin, Sion
Bryant, Henry
Brundage, Elam
Bradely, Saml C.
Brundage, E. M. 
Battle, Jas E
Browning, Francis H
Blakey, Miss A. F.
Burton, S. J
Bake, Miss Martha
Capers, W. C.
Comer, J F
Calloway, J G
Crouch, John
Cartwright, Saml
Clarke, Miss Mary Ann
Chapman, Saml
Cooley, John C
Calloway, Elibu
Cooper, Thomas
Cameron, Miss Caroline
Crow, Samuel
Deason, Abraham
Dubose, Sarah
Dees, A J
Dwight, Mr. Ferriba
Danforth, Mrs. Sarah A
Davis, Miss Ann
Davis, R. R.
Deloach, John
Davis, Mrs Mary A
Eubanke, Daniel
Emery, W G
Flournoy, William
Flournoy, Arthur
Fourhand, Stephen
Fletcher, Miss Malvina
Freeman, William
Glover, Hilliard
Gary, W L
Garrett, William
Green, W H
Garehart, Andrew
Greenwood, Saml
Greimes, Mrs. Frances
Greggors, Caleb
Herley, Miss Harriet
Houston, Edwasrd
Hays, Arthur
Heath, H
Hall, Elisha
Hall, Henry
Ham, Jesse
Harper, Jas A
Hatchcock, James
Harrison, Saml P
Herdapeth, W F
Harmon, H
Harvard, Mrs. L J
Heard, Joel
Hatcher, W G
Jack, Dr. S T
Jones, Mrs. Mary J
Jones, G C
Jones, Silas
Jackion, Benj. C
Jackson, R P
Jackson, W H
Jerril, Mrs. Mtilda
Johns, Wm
Johhnson, W K
Kelly, Robert
Koonee, Miss Sarah
Kent, Benj
Kennedy, Jessee J
Lindsey, Thomas W.
Leigh, J D
Lewis, Mrs Elmira J
Lindsey, John
Lard, william
Leonard, Simeon C
Leonard, Silas A
Mooney, Thos
Matlock, Charles
McMillan, John
McLeod, Daniel
McDaniel, G. A.
Morris, William
McRae, G W
Miller, Wlias
McGilbrae, John
Morrison, Mr
Martin,John T
McLeroy, D H
Morsely, Mary
Miles, Thomas
McBride, Thomas
McLain, Lovet
Mobley, Thos
McDall, Archd
Moore, Capt Wm.
McDaniel, Archibald
McDonald, Archd
Newman, Saml
Newell, John
Pulling, Edward
Parke, Thos D
Packer, Aaron
Pedde, James C
Pettit, J W A 
Pearsou, Benj F
Roberts, A C A
Robinson, Mrs. Frances C
Richards, Jackson
Riley, Willis
Reading, W. P.
Rodes, John R
Reddick, James
Roseman, Benj
Rouland, Thos
Roquemore, John
Robinson, T J
Smith, Alex
Sommerkaup, F.
Smith, T J
Sikes, Richard
Sikes, Solomon
Simpson, T L
Strickland, B
Smith, A G
Stonestreet, James D
Skipper, John W
Smith, E B
Surles, Mrs Jane
Stackey, Mrs Rosetta
Turner, N W
Thurman, Perkins
Torrence, J E
Tharp, Mrs. Elizabeth
Turner, John
Willis, Thomas
Warrlups, James
Write, Doctor
Winn, Thomas H
White, Mrs W



Orphans Court, June Term, 1846.

Whereas, William J. Porter, adm debonis non of the estate of Noble Porter, dec., has this day filed Court petition on praying an order authorizing a sale of certain real estate of which his interstate died seized and possessed, for the purpose of making an equitable division of the heirs of said estate and it appearing to the satisfaction of the court that Joseph W. Guilford, in right of his wife is an heir of said estate and resides beyond the limits of this State.  It is there fore ordered that notice be given, by publication in the Eufaula Democrat, a public newspaper published in the town of Eufaula in said county for four consecutive weeks notifying tth said Joseph W. Guilford, and all others concerned, to appear at the Orphans Court to be held for said County on the  fourth Monday in August next.  Attest WR. R. Cowan Clerk,  Eufaula, July 1 1846.

Livery Stable- The undersigned grateful for past favors, informs the community that he continues the above business at his new stand, on the North side of Broad Street immediately below the Market House, where he is prepared to accommodate the public with Carriages, buggies and gentle saddle and harness horses, upon the most reasonable terms.  
Wm McLeod  May 20 1846

The Friends of John L. Williams Esq. (both Whigs and Democrats,) desirous of rewarding merit and contribution a mite to the comfort of a truly worthy citizen, announced him as a candidate for the office of Assessor of Barbour county at the ensuing election.

A Good Reason- A few days since, the Grand Jury ignored a bill against a huge negro, for stealing chicken, and before discharging him from custody, the Judge bade him stand up, and, after a severe repriman, he concluded s follows:  you may go now, John, but (shaking his finger at him) let me warn you never to appear here again.  John with delight beamind from his big white eyes, and with a broad grin, displaying a row of beautiful ivory, replied: " I wouldn't bin here dis time, Judge only de Constabel fotch me".


In Vacation , 22nd May 1846

Whereas, John Jones, Executor of the last will and testament of Abner Hill, late of said county, dec., hath made known to this court that hs is ready to make full and final settlement of his actings and doings as such executor.  D. Mc Crimmon, Clerk


July 15, 1846


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