The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Ga,
May 1882
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From the Cedartown, Ga., Advertiser

  ---We return our most sincere thanks to Mr. Thomas Griffin for a dish of strawberries sent to this office last Saturday. The berries were of a large growing variety, of excellent flavor and made a dish inviting and grateful to the taste. (The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, GA, May 8, 1882)

  From the Cedartown Advertiser:

  ---Mr. Middleton Prior, aged about 75 years died suddenly of heart disease at his home near Prior's station, last Thursday. His remains were brought to this place on Friday and interred in the family burying ground one-half mile south of town. Mr. Prior was a mute and had never married. He belonged to a large, well known Polk county family; all that is mortal of several of his brothers now reposing in the earth beside him. (The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Ga, May 11, 1882)

  Special Correspondence of the Constitution

  Cedartown, May 19---Jerry Hale, colored, died this morning at 9 o'clock, near Godard's station, of small-pox. He visited the first case developed at Rockmart, at which place there are now three cases. There is one case, a white man, in three and a half miles of this place. Our telegraph line was opened for business last Monday. (The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, GA, May 21, 1882)




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