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  • September 6 – At the September regular meeting of the City Council, Mayor L. T. Hanckel appointed the following members to the standing committees: Finance: John S. Cochran, L. T. Hanckel, James Perley; Gas: L. T. Hanckel, F. M. Wells, B. F. Grove; Overseer of the Poor: C. D. Carter, James Perley, F. M. Wells; Streets: W. C. N. Randolph, Alonzo Wingfield, James E. Gleason; Buildings: Wm. J. Tyson, John S. Cochran, A. N. Peyton


  • April 21 – William Muscoe alias William T. Jordan, convicted of the murder on the evening of December 31, 1888 of Policeman George T. Seals, was hanged this morning in the city jail-yard at 9 o’clock in the presence of Company D (Monticello Guard) and about fifty other spectators. After the cap was drawn over his head he said: “God bless everybody.” The trap was sprung by Policeman William Dove, successor to the murdered man. [1]





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