HO FOR DALLAS !

TRANSCRIBED AND RESEARCHED BY : TINA EASLEY

FROM THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

APRIL 21, 1902

tina@grnco.net

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DIXIE HAS HE , GRIP PACKED AND IS HEADED FOR THE REUNION

GREENE COUNTY WILL BE WELL REPRESENTED - ABOUT FIFTY LEFT LAST NIGHT

THE OLD SOLDIERS ARE HEADED FOR DALLAS AND THAT THRIVING CITY OF THE LONE STAR STATE WILL BE CAPTURED BY HIM TOMORROW AND HE WILL BE IN THE HEY-DEY OF HIS GLORY .

THE NEWS COMES FROM EVERYWHERE THAT THE ARMIES ARE MOVING ON TO DALLAS AND THE CROWD OF VISTORS WILL BE LARGER THAN WAS FIRST ANTICIPATED /

A MEMPHIS SPECIAL SAYS THAT IT IS ESTIMATED THAT FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE PASSED THROUGH THERE YESTERDAY . SPECIAL TRAINS WERE MADE UP AT FULTON , KY. JACKSON , TENN. AND OTHER SOUTHERN CITIES. N.B. FORREST CAMP , OF MEMPHIS CHARTERED ITS OWN SPECIAL.

THE SCENE AT THE UNION STATION IN PARAGOULD LAST NIGHT WAS A SIGHT TO BEHOLD.

ABOUT FIFTY PEOPLE TOOK THE TRAIN FOR DALLAS AND PERHAPS FOUR TIMES AS MANY WERE THERE TO SEE THEM OFF.

THE SOLIPHONE MADE AN EFFORT TO GET THE NAMES OF ALL , BUT COULD NOT DO SO. THOSE WHOSE NAMES WERE PROCURED WERE :

HENRY LANCASTER , HENRY VERHINES

JEFF DARNALL , R.E. L. JOHNSON

ASA BIGGS , R.H. DOUGLAS

S.S. FURGERSON , DEE MCHANEY

AJT MOSS , JOHN MOSS , P.W. MOSS

W.H. SCOTT , W.H. HOLLEMAN , TOM MCBRIDE

J.B. COOK , M.C. GRAMLING , B.H. CROWLEY

R. NANCE , L.C. THOMPSON , W.H. JONES

MRS. BETTIE LUNA AND CHILDREN

MRS. S.M. NUTT AND CHILDREN

J.D. MITCHEL , A. YARBROUGH , W.D. PRATT

O.P. MCDANIEL , T.C. COLEMAN , D. HOUSTON

MRS. IRVIN SMITH , JOHN ROSSON , J.T. HOPKINS ,

W.H. WEATHERLY , S.H. WEATHERLY

H.C. WOOD , JAS MERIDETH , ED CARR ,

R.H. GARDNER , SAM THOMPSON , R.A. COURTNEY

A.B. HAYS AND WIFE , A.A. HERRIN AND DAUGHTER MISS LENORA

A SPECIAL COACH WAS SET OUT ON THE SIDE TRACK FOR THE PARAGOULD CROWD , BUT BY THE TIME ALL WERE ABOARD THE COACH WAS CROWDED SOME SOUGHT SEATS IN OTHER COACHES .

QUITE A NUMBER LEFT SATURDAY NIGHT IN ORDER TO GET ON THE GROUNDS EARLY OR TO STOP ON THE WAY AND VISIT FRIENDS .

ALTOGETHER WE SUPPOSE THAT GREENE COUNTY WILL HAVE ABOUT 75 REPRESENTATIVES AT THE RE-UNION .