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The Spout Springs Times – Estill County

The Spout Springs Times, Estill County, Kentucky

January 17, 1901

James B. Ireland, who would have been one hundred and four years old next June, died Sunday near Skillman, Kentucky.

John G. Fee, the noted abolitionist and founder of Berea College, died suddenly at his home at Berea Friday evening.

Frank Flinchum, of Powell County, was struck in the breast by a slab and instantly killed while working in a saw mill at Natural Bridge.

John W. Elkin was in the village Tuesday. He has bought a building site near Iron Mound post office and will build at once and run a general store at that place.

Mr. Jesse Fitzpatrick and Miss Julia Ann Crow were married at the residence of William Stone, Friday, January 11, Elder B. S. Burgher officiating.

Mrs. Bettie Vaughn, wife of Milt Vaughn, of near Irvine, died at her home, Thursday, January 10. Burial Saturday at the Christian Church on Hardwick’s Creek.

Rankin Clemmons, one of the wealthiest farmers in Fayette County, was assaulted and robbed at the front door of his home, five miles from Lexington, about 8 o’clock Saturday night. The robbers are unknown.

Married at Jackson, January 1, Mr. Archie Scott to Miss Cappie Little. Mr. Scott lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. He used to be in business at this place. We extend congratulations.

Died January 11, Mr. Corey, a former assistant cashier in the Clay City National Bank. Mr. Corey was a good old man and had a host of friends in Clay City who will be grieved to hear of his death. Mr. Corey had been in failing health for some time, but was confined to his room only a few weeks. He was taken to Lexington to the hospital last week, where he died. He had no relatives in this country, and was about 75 years old.

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