The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; death, marriage, and legal notices; local events; news about social, medical, agricultural, political, economic, and military...
Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend Mary's husband, Edward. In the letter she mentions her financial difficulties and thanks the Harrises for allowing her to visit with them recently: "My visit to you & to...
Account of the Union raid in Selma, Alabama, as remembered by Sarah Ellen Phillips. She describes an attack on a Confederate scouting party; her father's escape to Perry County; and the ransacking of local homes, including her own. In particular...
Von Braun was the director of the Marshall Space Flight Center from 1960 to 1970, when he moved to Washington, D.C., to serve as Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning at NASA. The newspaper printed this issue to celebrate the "von Braun era"...
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