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          Murder Monday - Interconnections In Shelton Laurel Murders      Cache   Translate Page      
These people were not related to any of my lines. I just came across their stories in researching and then found the newspaper stories and couldn't resist making a post about the stories.


Ida Bell Franklin was born 10/14/1875 in Madison County, NC to Mitchell Tillery Franklin (DOB 9/11/1848 in Madison County, NC; DOD 4/27/1933 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC) and Delaney Jane Norton (DOB 12/24/1851 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 9/25/1933 in Mars Hill, Madison County, NC).

Mitchell Tillery Franklin and Delana Jane Norton had Vina Franklin, George Logan Franklin, Ida Bell Franklin, Hattie Franklin, Bettie Franklin, Daisy Franklin, Manley Winston Franklin, Martha Jane Franklin, Sophia Franklin, Milburn Franklin, Edna Franklin, Roburla "Burlie" Franklin, Bonnie Franklin. That is 3 boys and 10 girls!

1880 U.S. Census of Shelton Laurel, Madison County, North Carolina; Roll: 971; Page: 28D; Enumeration District: 124, "Mitchell Franklin"
Mitchell Franklin, W(hite), M(ale), Head, Married, Farmer, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in TN
Delana Franklin, W, F, 28 yrs old, Wife, Married, Keeping house, Born in NC, Both parents bron in NC
Vina Franklin, W, F, 10 yrs old, Daughter, Single, At home, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
George Franklin, W, M, 8 yrs old, Son, Single, At home, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Ida Belle Franklin, W, F, 8 yrs old (DOB 1872), Daughter, Single, At home, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Hattie Franklin, W, F, 2 yrs old, Daughter, Single, At home, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC

In 1894, Ida Bell Franklin had a son by unknown father named Jeter Logan Franklin on 1/1/1894 in NC. He grew up and married twice: Tullis Blanche Chandley and Georgia Bailey. Ida Bell Franklin's parents raised Jeter Logan Franklin.

Ida Bell Franklin married William Baxter Shelton, Sr. on 1/9/1895 in Greene County, TN.

Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002
Name: Belle Franklin
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 9 Jan 1895
Marriage Place: Greene, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: William Shelton

William Baxter Shelton was born 9/29/1877 in Madison County, NC to William Riley Shelton (DOB 12/11/1836 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 2/3/1896 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC) and Mary Riddle (aka Mollie Riddle, Polly Riddle) (DOB Abt. 1837 in Madison County, NC; DOD ? ).

William Riley Shelton was 1st married to Martha Jane Johnson (DOB Abt. 1839 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD Abt. 1875 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC) on 3/1/1855 in Craven County, NC. They had five children:

1) Arminda Shelton (DOB 7/13/1857 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 5/25/1941 in Erwin, Unicoi County, TN) married Levi "Bud" Shelton, Solomon Hensley, David Shelton.

2) Noah Shelton (DOB 3/7/1858 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; D)D 4/9/1935 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC)

3) Bluferd Elbridge Shelton (DOB 12/27/1861 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 12/19/1925 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC)

4) Bayless Shelton (DOB 1/27/1865 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 1/23/1926 in Jasper, Marion County, TN)

5) Jersey Lynn Shelton (DOB 1/1/1868 in Madison County, NC; DOD 6/13/1944 in Madison County, NC) married John S. Chandley.

William Riley Shelton was 2nd married to Amanda "Mandy" Jane Norton (DOB 5/10/1859 in Madison County, NC; DOD 11/13/1947 in Bridgeport, Cocke County, TN) on 9/12/1875 in Washington County, TN. They had one child:

1) Laura Annie Shelton (DOB 5/13/1879 in Madison County ,NC; DOD 9/27/1959 in ?  ) married Thomas John Brisco Hensley.

William Riley Shelton married 3rd Mary "Polly" Riddle. They had two children:

1) William Baxter Shelton, Sr. (DOB 9/29/1877 in NC; DOD 5/6/1912 in Madison County, NC) married Ida Bell Franklin and Mary Katherine "Kittie" Moore on 8/3/1886 in Craven County, NC.

2) Vianna E. Shelton (DOB 4/13/1880 in NC; DOD 6/5/1956 in Washington College, Washington County, TN) married Champ Harrison Briggs (DOB 7/29/1870 in Erwin, Unicoi County, TN; DOD 2/21/1954 in Greeneville, Greene County, TN).

Mary Riddle was also married twice. She was first married to Solomon "Sol" Chandley (DOB 7/13/1825 in NC; DOD 11/25/1910 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC) on 11/15/1869 in Madison County, NCChandley had children with 3 different women: Juda "Judy" Shelton (1833-1910). He had 12 children with Judah SheltonJudy Shelton was born (7/1833 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 8/27/1910 in Madison County, NC) to David Eli Shelton and Catherine MillerJudy was the younger sister of William Riley Shelton.

 Sol Chandley and Mary Riddle had 4 children. And he had Hattie Chandley with Eliza ? .

Although he married Mary Riddle on 11/15/1869, he was having children with Judy Shelton before and after his wedding to Mary. That would be awkward.



Statesville Record and Landmark, Statesville, NC, 2/28/1895, Pg 7
A special to the Asheville Citizen from Marshall, Madison County, says a fight occurred on Shelton Laurel Sunday night in which Everett Shelton was shot and supposed to be mortally wounded by James Stanton, who made his escape. At the same time and place Boss Stanton was shot and killed by Baxter Shelton. At the time he was shot he was making a brutal assault on Shelton with a pistol. Shelton first begged for peace but Stanton was determined to fight. The affray is the result of an old feud.

News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, 3/1/1895, Pg 1
Asheville, N.C., Feb. 28-Everett Shelton, who was shot by Jim Stanton at Shelton Laurel, Madison County, Sunday night, has died. At last accounts Jim Stanton and Baxter Shelton, who killed a man apiece, had not been caught.

The Asheville Weekly Citizen, Asheville, NC, 3/1/1895, Pg 1
Madison's Last Tragedy
Particulars Of The Double Killing On Shelton Laurel Sunday Night
E.F. Chandley of this city has received a letter from his brother, J.C. Chandley, who lives on Shelton Laurel, Madison County, near the scene of last Sunday night's tragedy.
From the particulars given in the letter it appears that there were five men engaged in the difficulty, which occurred at "Son" Franklin's house. The five were "Boss" Stanton and Everett Shelton, James Stanton and Rod. Shelton. An old grudge had existed between "Boss" Stanton and Baxter Shelton, and when the men met these two agreed to go outside and talk the matter over.
As the disappeared in the darkness Stanton took hold of Shelton's right arm. Shelton said after the tragedy that Stanton snatched his pistol out of his right hand and fired at his head. Shelton, who, it seems, usually carried two pistols, caught a pistol from his left pocket with his left hand and shot Stanton in the breast. Stanton died in 15 or 20 minutes.
At this time James Stanton and Rod. Shelton were standing near the door. Everett Shelton, who was a short distance from them, stepped toward the door. Stanton warned him not to draw his pistol. Shooting then began between the men in the house, and a bullet from Stanton's pistol took effect in Everett Shelton's breast, causing his death Monday morning. Some 15 shots were fired during the fray. James Stanton and Baxter Shelton were slightly wounded. The letter, which was written Monday, said the men had escaped.
The parties to the terrible affair were not brothers, as at first stated. James Stanton is an uncle of "Boss," and the Sheltons are second cousins.

Hamilton News Press - Marion County, AL - March 7, 1895 - Transcribed and submitted by Veneta McKinney
A BAD BLOOD LETTING -
Information was received at Asheville, N. C. Monday afternoon of a shooting affray that occurred at Shelton Laurel, a wild mountainous section in Madison CountyBaxter and Everette Shelton, brothers, (not brothers but cousins, see below) were engaged in a game of cards with "Boss" and Jim Stanton, brothers, when a dispute arose, with the result that "Boss" Stanton was shot and instantly killed by Baxter Shelton and Everette Shelton was mortally wounded by Jim Stanton. Bad blood had existed for some time.

Who were the people in this story and how were they related to William Baxter Shelton?
David Eli Shelton and Catherine Miller
William "Bill" Shelton....siblings..........Juda "Judy" Shelton
William Riley Shelton.....1st cousins......Solomon Shelton
William Baxter Shelton...2nd cousins....Everett Hayes Shelton
Everett Hayes Shelton was Baxter Shelton's second cousins.

James William Stanton (DOB 5/18/1867 in Madison County, NC; DOD 10/25/1916 in Greenville, Greenville County, SC) married 1st Lucretia Corly on 9/22/1889 in Craven County, NC. He married 2nd Maud Odell (DOB Abt. 1886 in ? ; DOD ? in ? ) on 10/31/1908 in Craven County, NC. They had five children. James Stanton's parents were George Stanton and Mary Cook. James' only brother was Ephraim Stanton. I don't know if he was "Boss" Stanton.



Ida Bell Franklin and William Baxter Shelton, Sr. had a child:

1) Flossy Franklin Shelton (DOB 1/3/1896 in Marshall, Madison County, NC; DOD 8/10/1989 in Asheville, Buncombe County, NC) married Jesse Vinson Wallin (DOB 11/7/1893 in NC; DOD 5/11/1989 in Madison County, NC).

Ida Bell Franklin had a son with unknown father:

1) Garrison Franklin (DOB 1/23/1898 in Madison County, NC; DOD 2/10/1917 in Madison County, NC of "supposed paralysis"), never married



Asheville Daily Gazette, Asheville, NC, 1/7/1898, Pg 2
Madison County Outlawry
Not since the days of "Redmond, the Outlaw," has there been such a reign of terror in Western North Carolina, as has existed in the counties of Yancey and Madison for the past few months. Brief accounts of the several high handed acts of lawlessness by George McCurry and Baxter Shelton have been published in the Gazette. It was hoped that the last tragedy, of a fortnight ago, in Madison County, in which Baxter Shelton figured as chief actor, of serious fatalities, in which he would appear. It seems however that the end is not reached. Hardy Merrell, one of the most responsible citizens of Madison County, called at the Gazette office last night, and reported that he had information that Baxter Shelton was still in the vicinity of Laurel, accompanied by a band of lawless men and defying the officers of the law who have warrants for his arrest. It is reported that this band of outlaws are well equipped with arms and are perpetrating various acts of lawlessness within the vicinity where they live to the terror of the citizens. It is also reported that in Yancey County the notorious George McCurry is still engaged in open violation of the revenue laws and defies any and all officers to disturb him in his operations. It is reported on good authority that Baxter Shelton has shot six men since Christmas and is still at large. Mr. Merrell says that the good people of Madison County are indignant at the recent outbreak of lawlessness in that county, and are determined to see that these desperadoes are brought to justice.



Shelton Laurel area



I found these photos online about Shelton Laurel and hiking some trails there. I thought these showed how dense the mountain laurel could be which is where the area gets it's name and why it was remote and isolated. During the War of Northern Aggression there could be snipers and men behind every bush.

Here are photos of mountain laurel.








11/2/1899
Surrounded And Captured
Baxter Shelton, Champ Briggs and Jack Shelton Suspected Of The Crime
Baxter Shelton, Champ Briggs and Jack Shelton are no (sic) exected (sic) of being the murderers of Lemuel Jackson near Greeneville last week.
A gentleman who was in the chase after the murderers told a Journal and Tribune reporter of the latest developments in the case. He preferred for personal reasons that his name not be used.
the above named men were followed by bloodhounds many miles into the mountains to a place known as Shelton Laurel, where the laurel bushes grow so thickly that the trail could not be followed further.
The sheriffs of Greene, Hamblen and Cocke counties were among the pursuers. The bloodhound of the sheriff of Cocke county, which is one of the best sleuths in East Tennessee, followed the trail.
The pursuing party was on foot and following the lead of the hounds passed over spots where the Sheltons and Briggs had been seen. Reaching a creek running from the mountains the trail was for a time lost, showing that the fleeing parties had waded the stream.
The hound followed the bank and where the party came out of the creek she took up the trail anew. She went directly to houses of the Sheltons and Briggs in the mountains. Then the trail was taken up afresh and followed to the Shelton Laurels-an almost impenetrable growth of laurel bushes of miles in extent. The case was there given up.
The Journal and Tribune's informant says that the son and son-in-law of the murdered man have turned up and no one longer suspects them of the crime.
Mrs. Jackson was seen at her home, which is a very nice one and told the story of the murder to the Journal and Tribune's informat (sic). The house has iron bars to its windows and is calculated to confirm suspicion that a large sum of money was kept in the house.
Mrs. Jackson had gone to the woodpile on the morning of the murder when she was accosted by three men with blackened faces, one of whom asked for something to eat, while the other two proceeded toward the house.
Lemuel Jackson, hearing the noise, went to the door. As he did so one of the men said, "We've got you this time," and then commanded Jackson to hold up his hands. One hand went up while the other went behind the door for a gun.
Five shots were fired at him. Mrs. Jackson was then told to tell the whereabouts of his money. She was told that if she would stay away from the telephone, which was in the house, and keep buiet (sic), she would not be hurt. Mrs. Jackson then told them that her husband had some money in a secret pocket of his underwear on the inside of his right leg, near the trunk of the body.
Six hundred dollars was thus obtained, and Mrs. Jackson said the two Sheltons and Briggs had been to the house in the summer and that her husband drove them away with a Winchester rifle.











I could not find where they ever arrested the murderers or got any conviction.

How were all these men related? Jack Shelton was born 4/22/1862 in Madison County, NC to Roderick "Rod" Shelton (DOB 5/1825 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 5/18/1921 in ? ) and Mary Polly Mercer (DOB 3/1822 in Madison County, NC; DOD 1906 in Madison County, NC). Rod Shelton was the son of David Eli Shelton and Catherine Miller.

David Eli Shelton and Catherine Miller
Children of David Eli Shelton William "Bill" Shelton.......Roderick Shelton...........Juda "Judy" Shelton
Grandchildren: Son of William "Bill" Shelton: William Riley Shelton
Grandchildren: Son of Roderick Shelton: Jack Shelton
Grandchildren: Son of Juda "Judy" Shelton: Solomon Shelton
Great Grandchild: Son of William Riley Shelton: William Baxter Shelton
Jack Shelton was Baxter Shelton's first cousin once removed.

Lemuel Jackson was born 8/8/1827 in Greene County, TN to Lemuel Jackson and Jane Dishman. He was killed 10/27/1899 in Greene County, TN. He was married to Emeline Lawson (DOB 5/30/1833 in Greene County, TN to Stephen Lawson and Catharine Freshour; DOD 4/22/1917 in Greene County, TN).



Ida Bell Franklin and William Baxter Shelton must have divorced before the 1900 U.S. Census as both are living "Single" in different households.

1900 U.S. Census of Shelton Laurel, Madison, North Carolina; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1241205, "John Shelton"
John Shelton, Head, W(hite), M(ale), Born May, 1864, 36 yrs old, Married 11 yrs, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farmer, Can read and write, Owns farm free of mortgage
Jersey Shelton, Wife, W, F, Born Jan, 1867, 33 yrs old, Married 11 yr, 4 children with 4 still living, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Cannot read and write
Sylvania Shelton, Daughter, W, F, Born May, 1889, 11 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
William F. Shelton, Son, W, M, Born Mar, 1893, 7 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Valary Shelton, Daughter, W, F, Born Mar, 1896, 4 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Bunny Shelton, Daughter, W, F, Born May, 1899, 1 yr old, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Iday Franklin (sic), Servant, W, F, Born Oct, 1875, 24 yrs old, Single, 3 children with 3 still living, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farm laborer, Can read and write
Garison Franklin (sic), L-Daughter (sic), W, M, Born Jan, 1898, 2 yrs old, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC

1900 U.S. Census of Shelton Laurel, Madison, North Carolina; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1241205, "Polly Shellon" (sic)
Polly Shellon, Head, W(hite), F(emale), Born May, 1840, 60 yrs old, Widowed, 9 children with 7 still living, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farmer, Cannot read or write, Owns farm free of mortgage
Bakster Shellon (sic), Son, W, M, Born Sept, 1877, 22 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farm laborer, Can read and write
Flossy Franklin, Granddaughter, W, F, Born May, 1896, 4 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Nancy Shelton, Servant, W, F, Born Mar, 1879, 21 yrs old, Single Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farm laborer, Can read and write

On 11/27/1901, Baxter Shelton married Mary Katherine "Kittie" Moore in Craven County, NC. Mary Katherine Moore was born 1/18/1883 in TN. They had:

1) Glenna Faye Shelton (DOB 10/30/1902 in Unicoi County, TN; DOD 8/6/1981 in Jefferson County, KY) married Fletcher Roosevelt Cole (DOB 12/10/1902 in VA; DOD 12/1986 in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY).

2) Mamie Dorothy Shelton (DOB 2/16/1905 in White Rock, Madison County, NC; DOD 7/14/1985 in Gastonia, Gaston County, NC) married Haywood Gordon Kincaid (DOB 12/5/1898 in Gaston County, NC; DOD 12/4/1963 in Gastonia, Gaston County, NC).

3) William Beauford Shelton (DOB 2/1/1907 in White Rock, Madison County, NC; DOD 1/8/1989 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC) married Natalie Louise Lumpkin (DOB 1/24/1910 in New Bern, Craven County, NC; DOD 4/15/1985 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC).

4) Clayton Jackson Shelton (DOB 8/16/1909 in White Rock, Madison County, NC; DOD 2/17/1995 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC)

5) Dwight Eugene Shelton (DOB 7/16/1910 in Madison County, NC; DOD 10/8/1972 in Sebring, Highlands County, NC) married Eva Mary Owens (DOB 2/16/1926 in Glade Springs, Washington County, VA; DOD 4/16/2005 in Avon Park, Highlands County, FL).

6) William Baxter Shelton, Jr. (DOB 3/14/1912 in White Rock, Madison County, NC; DOD 5/16/1986 in Burkeville, Nottoway County, VA) married Emily Cutshall (DOB 6/15/1913 in Madison County, NC; DOD 9/8/1987 in Asheville, Buncombe County, NC)


The 3 men in this story who captured John Pate are Jim Shelton, Grant Shelton and Baxter Shelton. There are more than one Jim and Grant Sheltons. But I believe these 3 men to be second cousins.

David Eli Shelton (the ancestor they had in common)

Sons of David Eli Shelton: John Robert Shelton, Sr. and William Bill Shelton

Grandsons: Sons of John Robert Shelton, Sr.: John Robert Shelton, Jr., Ulysses Grant Shelton, James H. Shelton
Grandsons: Sons of William Bill Shelton: William Riley Shelton

Great Grandsons: Sons of John Robert Shelton, Jr.James Jacob Shelton and Grant Shelton
Great Grandsons: Sons of William Riley Shelton: William Baxter Shelton


The North Carolinian, Raleigh, NC, 4/26/1906, Pg 5
Capture of Pate
The Man Who Stamped A Woman To Death
He Is Taken By Three Men, Who, Spurred By Offer Of Reward, Track Him Into Tennessee
Asheville, N.C., April 23-John Pate, the Madison County desperado, who it is alleged committed one of the most brutal and dastardly murders ever perpetuated in western North Carolina, and who, in company with ten others, escaped from the Buncombe County jail last October has been recaptured and was this morning brought here and again placed behind lock and key.
The capture was made in the Bald Mountains, in Union County, Tennessee, early Sunday morning by three Madison county men who had heard of Pate's whereabouts and were seeking to obtain the $300 reward offered for his capture. Jim Shelton, Baxter Shelton and Grant Shelton. The men, as quick on the trigger and desperate of chances as Pate himself, heard that the outlaw was hiding in the fastnessess of the Bald Mountains, and Friday morning they left Madison County over the rough trail, going horseback and on foot. House after house was searched in the vicinity of his hiding place and finally the man was located in a dilapidated shack which had every appearance of being deserted, with open windows and crumbling roof. Pate was asleep on a bunk, as was also another man lying in the opposite side of the room, and the alleged murderer was awakened by the flash of a lantern.
He instantly sprang for a table across which were lying two shot guns and some knives, but was as quickly covered and ordered to halt. He and his companion made further effort to reach the weapons but were sternly warned, and while two men outside kept the inmates of the room in check. Baxter Shelton batered (sic) down the door. An entrance having been effected, the men bound their prize and set out to retrace their slow and tortuous way. They stated here today they had slept almost none in the past three days, but that their prisoner had given them no trouble.
Pate appeared unconcerned today. He stated that he has ever since his escape lived in the Bald Mountains.
It has been two years since Pate is alleged to have killed Mrs. Johanna Crowder of California Creek, Madison County, murdering her in a brutish manner that has scarcely a parallel in Madison's criminal annals. It is alleged that he attacked the woman in a lonely place near her home and that he literally stamped her to death. When she was almost in a dying condition he forced from her a promise to state that her condition was due to an accident and compelled her to return to her home. She died shortly after, having stated, however that Pate had killed her. Pate then fled, living on what is aptly known as the Wolfe's Den until about eight months afterwards when he was captured by United States Marshal Barnes and a posse. He was lodged in the Madison jail was then brought to Asheville for safekeeping and subsequently made his escape in the jail delivery.


Madison County Record, Marshall, NC, 6/7/1909, Pg 5
Baxter Shelton and Champ Briggs were here from Shelton Laurel Monday and Tuesday.


The French Broad News, Marshall, NC, 9/14/1911, Pg 4
Shooting At White Rock
The Little Rock baseball team came over from Halewood Friday and played White Rock two games on Saturday. The morning game was 14 to 3 in favor of White Rock. The evening game was 12 to 3 in favor of White Rock.
As we were all coming from the game, I, in company with Baxter Shelton and one of the Little Rock boys, was passing Gordon Gilbert's house. Gordon shot at Baxter. Then Baxter got off his horse and fired on Gilbert and then started toward home. Gilbert then fired several times, one shot hitting Shelton on the right leg, 6" above the knee. Gilbert shot at Shelton as long as he could see him. The boys had some trouble a few days ago over the store account.
J.S. Ray


Notice that Gordon Gilbert was shooting at Baxter Shelton in 1911 and now Harm Gilbert is with Shelton when Champ Briggs murders him in 1912. Wonder if they were related?


Asheville Gazette News, Asheville, NC, 5/6/1912, Pg 1
Shot To Death Old Feud Case
Story of Killing Of Baxter Shelton By Champ Briggs Comes From Madison
W.S. Rice of Madison County was in Asheville today and told of a homicide that occurred on Laurel in No. 2 township Saturday afternoon in which "Champ" Briggs shot and almost instantly killed Baxter Shelton. Mr. Rice stated that the killing was the result of an old drudge (sic) about politics; that the two men had met to talk the matter over when the trouble occurred.
According to his statement Shelton had handed his pistol to Briggs to show that he meant no harm. Then, he stated, Briggs began firing at a man named Gilbert, who was with Shelton. Gilbert ran and then Briggs turned the pistol on Shelton shooting him in the chest and neck. Both men were prominent in the section. They were men of property and each had a store.
It is said that Briggs made no attempt to escape and is now in jail at Marshall.


Let's take a moment to look at who Champ Briggs was. Champ Harrison Briggs was born 7/29/1880 in Erwin, Unicoi County, TN to John Logan Briggs (DOB 2/28/1848 in Yancey County, NC to John Lee Briggs and Anna Melissa Garland; DOD 11/22/1934 in Unicoi County, TN)  and Mary Briggs (DOB 8/1849 in TN to Benjamin Franklin Briggs and Nancy McFarland; DOD ? in ? ). Champ Briggs MARRIED A SHELTON, Vianna Shelton. Vianna Shelton was born 4/13/1880 in NC to William Riley Shelton (DOB 12/11/1836 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 2/3/1896 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC) and Mary Polly Riddle (DOB 1839 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC; DOD 1875 in Shelton Laurel, Madison County, NC). that means that Vianna Shelton and William Baxter Shelton were brother and sister. Baxter's parents were also William Riley Shelton and his third wife Mary Polly Riddle. The only 2 children of William Riley Shelton and his third wife, Mary Polly Riddle, were Vianna Shelton and William Baxter Shelton. So Champ Briggs was Baxter Shelton's brother-in-law! I'm surprised this isn't mentioned in the newspaper reports?!? I worked on this family for two days trying to figure out the relationships. If you read this blog post thoroughly you will see that the newspaper reports are saying some things and not saying others. I think there was a lot of inner-community and inner-family conflicts and politics. Basically everyone was afraid of the bullies in the community of Shelton Laurel. I think even the sheriffs, judges, newspapers were afraid of them. People in the community probably didn't talk, or even lied, because they had to live in the community. They had to go home and if the police couldn't, or wouldn't, stop them, then they could be the target next. And, someone in the community might take care of the problem in a little mountain justice? As out of control as Baxter Shelton evidently was, is it possible that Champ Briggs was administering a little justice? Maybe that's why he got acquitted of murder? Or was Champ Briggs the bully and everyone was just afraid of him so let him get away with it? The newspaper accounts have Champ Briggs admitting on the stand that he had shot (killed?) 15-22 men since he'd moved from Tennessee to the Shelton Laurel community of Madison County. I can only speculate based on the newspaper reports. I can't really judge. It sounds like they both were pretty messed up and caused a lot of trouble and pain.



Greensboro Daily News, Greensboro, NC, 5/7/1912, Pg 1
Homicide In Madison Co.
Champ Briggs Kills Baxter Shelton Over Political Grudge
Asheville, May 6-W.S. Rice, of Madison County, here today told of a homicide in Laurel, No. 2 township, Saturday afternoon, in which Champ Briggs fatally shot Baxter Shelton. The trouble was an old political grudge. The men had agreed to talk the matter over and Shelton handed Briggs his pistol to show friendliness. Rice says that Briggs first fired at the man who was with Shelton, and then fired twice into Shelton, who died instantly. Briggs made no effort to escape. He is in Madison County jail. Both are prominent locally.


Asheville Citizen Times, Asheville, NC, 12/19/1912, Pg 10
Briggs Case Goes To The Jury Today
Some Of The Lawyers Have Presented Arguments
T.S. Rollins, for Prosecution, and Congressman Gudger, for the Defense Remain To Be Heard
Although Superior Court adjourned yesterday from three o'clock until five in the afternoon so that the jury could attend the lecture of William Jennings Bryan, more progress was made in the trial of Champ Briggs, for the alleged murder of Baxter Shelton, than was hoped for by the attorneys at any time before the case was taken up. After several witnesses testified as to the character of the defendent and the deceased, argument was taken up by the attorneys in the case and when court adjourned last night only two attorneys remained to be heard before the jury will received their charge by Judge B.F. Long.
Guy Roberts was the first attorney to address the judy (sic) for the prosecution and for some time he reviewed the testimony of the chief witness, Harmon Gilbert, the only eyewitness to the tragedy. Mr. Roberts emphasized the fact that it had been testified that Briggs had shot Shelton with his own gun.
P.W. McElroy was the first attorney to speak in behalf of the prisoner and Mr. McElroy made an eloquent plea for the man who is charged with the murder of Shelton. Mr. McElroy featured in his speech the testimony of Briggs himself, who swore that he was forced to kill Shelton in self defense.
Solicitor Robert R. Reynolds began his address to the jury before court adjourned at one o'clock and he outlined the law on the subject of self defense. Mr. Reynolds made a plea for the conviction of Briggs upon the grounds that he is one of the most notorious gunmen of the state. He told the jury that in the interests of justice they were under obligations to every citizen of the state to render a verdict of guilty. Mr. Reynolds had not finished his speech when the court adjourned for Bryan's lecture.
When court reconvened at five o'clock the attorneys seemed to be willing to make short addresses and and each of the lawyers summed the points of his argument up very briefly. J.E. Swain followed Mr. Reynolds with a short argument for the defense. W.W. Zachary of Brevard then made an address on the legal side of the self defense question and also took up some of the testimony. Mr. Zachary said there was no plausible grounds for the plea of self defense in the testimony. None of the attorneys seemed to lay particular stress on the testimony of Briggs who testified for several hours in his own behalf. They deprecated the testimony of the defendant, because he was interested in the matter while it was said that Gilbert, the star witness for the state was entirely disinterested. On the other hand the attorneys for the defense claim that Gilbert was an accomplice of Sheltons and came with Shelton to Briggs' home for the purpose of raising trouble.
Thomas S. Rollins will close for the prosecution this morning with the longest of the speeches and Congressman J.M. Gudger will address the jury for the defense. The case will probably go to the jury after the charge by Judge B.F. Long, about noon.


The Lenoir Topic, Lenoir, NC, 12/24/1912, Pg 1
Kept Pistol In His Room At Jail
Asheville, Dec. 18-That Sheriff Buckner of Madison County, allowed him to keep a pistol in his room at the jail, allowed him to eat at the family table and allowed him to drink whiskey whenever he so desired were the startling statements made on the witness stand yesterday by Champ Briggs, who is on trial here for the alleged murder of Baxter Shelton several months ago. Briggs case was transferred to Buncombe County from Madison because the State insisted that he could not get a fair trial in the latter county.
Sheriff Buckner has not yet taken the stand, and so has had no chance to either confirm or deny the charges made by Briggs. Mr. Buckner is the same sheriff who was recently severely reprimanded by Judge Boyd in Federal court here for arresting a witness and taking him back to Madison county before the Federal court had released the witness. At the time Judge Boyd delivered a severe lecture on the rights of State officials to interfere with Federal cases and only a quick apology saved Sheriff Buckner from serious consequences.
Briggs and Shelton quarreled so it is testified, over political differences and it finally led to the killing of Shelton. Briggs on the stand yesterday, claimed that he shot in self defense, although he admitted having shot six other men in the past twenty two years since he moved to Madison county. He says he has shot at about fifteen men in that time.
About fifty witnesses for the defense remain to be heard.





Hickory Democrat, Hickory, NC, 1/2/1913, Pg 2
Champ Briggs, acquitted in Asheville for the killing of Baxter Shelton, of Laurel, Madison County, testified that he was the star boarder at the county jail of Madison as long as he remained there. He said that Sheriff W.M. Buckner allowed him to keep his gun with him in his cell, drink all the whiskey he wanted and eat at the table with the sheriff and his family.


I found one last mention of Baxter Shelton:
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SOUTHEASTERN REPORTER Pg 537
Appeal from criminal court Madison county Ewart Judge James Stanton and Rod Shelton were convicted of murder in the second degree and appeal Affirmed JM Moody for appellant The Attorney General and J M Gudger Jr for the State MONTGOMERY J The indictment is for murder A special venire was ordered and return thereof made The defendants challenged the array on the grounds First that the sheriff had failed to summon several of the special venire drawn from the jury box second that the jury boxes had not been revised by the county commissioners The court properly declined to hear either one of the grounds of objection There was no allegation that the sheriff acted corruptly or with partiality in summoning the venire or that anything had been done affecting the integrity and fairness of the entire panel in State v Whitt 113 NC 716 18 SE 715 a challenge was made to the array one of the grounds being because one of those named in the venire was not summoned The objection was overruled and this court affirmed the ruling of the court below The same point had been decided in State v Hensley 94 NC 1021 in the last named case it was decided that while the county commissioners who had failed to revise the jury list according to law were guilty of neglect highly culpable and the clerk and sheriff were equally negligent in the performance of their respective duties as to the locking custody and safe keeping of the box yet the regulations concerning these matters were directory and not mandatory and that the only essential was to obtain a fair and impartial jury composed of eligible men it was not suggested even in the defendant's objection that any names in the jury box were improperly there or that any had been put there fraudulently or that any had been taken out There was not even a suspicion hinted at that the defenounts might be prejudiced in the trial by reason of the matters stated in the opinion and it does not appear anywhere that they were prejudiced There was no error in the ruling of his honor The first special venire having been exhausted before the jury had been completed the court made an order that another special venire of 30 returnable at once should be summoned Upon the return of this venire the defendants objected on the ground that as the first venire had been drawn from the jury box the court did not have the power to order a second venire to be summoned by the sheriff from the bystanders The objection was overruled and his honor was right in bo doing The statute section 1739 of the Code provides that the judge in his discretion has the power the first venire proving insufficient to order a further venire to be drawn from the box or summoned by the sheriff State v Brogden 111 NC 656 16 SE 170 construes the power of the judge under that statute Exceptions were made by the defendants to the ruling of his honor admitting the testimony of Jamison Chandley George Franklin Hattie Franklin and Baxter Shelton witnesses for the state Chandley had testified at considerable length when the defendants counsel objected without specifying what part of the evidence he objected to He was informed by the solicitor that the object of the testimony was to show a conspiracy between the defendants to assault and beat deceased or to kill him The witness then continued his testimony at great length when objection was again made because there was no conspiracy charged in the indictment and the conspiracy ought to be shown first before any circumstances were admissible and the defendants objected to this whole evidence on that line as given so far The witness still proceeded at length when defendants objected to all this testimony if made to show a conspiracy The witness in the beginning of his testimony leading up to the meeting of the parties an hour or so before the homicide occurred stated some immaterial things of no harm to the defendants without objection As he proceeded he narrated facts and circumstances strongly going to show a conspiracy between the defendants to assault and beat the deceased The witness was also an eyewitness to the killing and gave the details with clearness and in an intelligent manner We have read his testimony and we fail to see that it was objectionable if however it had contained objectionable matter the defendants ought to have pointed out from the general mass of the whole evidence the parts that were alleged to be obnoxious

Pg 538 SOUTHEASTERN REPORTER
Earnhardt v Smith 8C NC 473 the then Chief Justice Smith said for the court As a rule of practice a party Is not allowed to except generally to testimony severable Into distinct parts some of which are competent and others not and afterwards single out and assign as error the admission of the Incompetent parts The exception as embracing the whole testimony must be valid or it will not oe sustained It Is not erroneous to refuse to rule out a volume of testimony when portions of it ougut to be received and therefore the salutary rule of practice prevails which requires that th e obnoxious evidence should be specifically pointed out and brought to the notice of the court in order to a direct ruling on its reception This ruling was affirmed In Smiley v Pearce 98 NC 185 3 SE 631 and In Hammond v Schlff 100 NC 175 6 SE 753 The objections to the testimony of the other state witnesses named above were made in the same manner as were those made to Chandley's evidence generally without specifying the parts alleged to be objectionable and for the reasons given for overruling the exceptions to Chandley's evidence the objections to the testimony of the other witnesses were properly overruled We have examined the whole of it however and we are of opinion that It was competent and almost all of It relevant Of course in a large volume of testimony like that which was brought out in this case there must creep in some tautology and prolixity about Immaterial and Irrelevant matters The state also Introduced one Blankenship as a witness for the purpose of proving the conspiracy between the defendants who testified as follows He, that is Rod Shelton the defendant, did not UU what he did. Rod and I were in Jail together and Rod told me that they had been his destruction and ruin forever. He said that he met Bev Stanton, Jim Stanton, and Boss Stanton in the road somewhere near the church and he had been up the creek and had started home and they begged him to come back up the creek and go with them to hunt these boys Baxter and Everett Shelton to get into an affray with them and he said that he turned and went back with them and that was his destruction and ruin. James Stanton the other defendant was not present when this conversation took place. His honor received this testimony as against both defendants and against their objection. Of course the testimony was competent against the defendant Shelton for all purposes. It was not competent against Stanton the other defendant it being a declaration made after the homicide and if the jury had convicted him of murder in the first degree he would be entitled to a new trial The testimony was harmless however because they were convicted of murder in the second degree and by this verdict the jury declared that the conspiracy had not been proved and there was not more than a scintilla of evidence n favor of Stanton going to show excusable homicide Stanton himself in his testimony making statements which alone would have justified the jury In convicting him of murder In the second degree and no witness who saw the killing had a favorable word for him Six special instructions were prayed by the defendants There appear in the case no exceptions to the charge of the Judge nor doe it appear what ruling was made on the request for special Instructions The fourth prayer requesting the court to withdraw the testimony of Blankenship from the Jury was not granted as we notice it in the recapitulation of the evidence by his honor to the jury but as we have before remarked the error in admitting that testimony was harmless On all the other questions involved in the prayer for Instructions his honor's charge was full and in accordance with the law He submitted the question of excusable homicide to the Jury which we doubt if the prisoner Stanton was entitled to There is no error and the judgment la affirmed.




The Charlotte News, Charlotte, NC, 9/28/1913, Pg 17
Sylvania Hensley has been appointed postmaster at Carmen, Madison county, to succeed Champ Briggs who was removed.



Now what happened to Ida Bell Franklin? She got into trouble herself. I found these newspaper reports. In the articles it states that Ida Bell Franklin was a "fast friend" of Persada Shelton until they both fell in love with the same man.  But if this is the same Ida Franklin, Ida Bell Franklin was born 1875 and Persada Shelton was born 1891 so there was 16 years difference in their ages.

Persada Shelton was born 5/2/1891 in Madison County, NC to John Robert Shelton, Jr. (DOB 3/16/1862 in Madison County, NC; DOD 3/14/1937 in Madison County, NC) and Nancy Gentry (DOB 12/25/1865 in NC; DOD 12/24/1931 in ? ). Persada Shelton's named was misspelled many different ways such as Parzada Shelton, Parseda Shelton, Parseada Shelton, Pardeza Shelton, Persadia Shelton. If you look back in this post you will see her father mentioned earlier, John Robert Shelton, Jr. was the son of John Robert Shelton, Sr. who was the son of David Eli Shelton.





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Last week’s Leftovers post was inspired by the I’m With Her concert my wife and I recently saw. Nine days later, we went to Symphony Space in NYC to see the final night of a Rhiannon Giddens residency week, a show billed as “Sisters Present.” All we knew was that the concert would include Giddens, Toshi Reagon, Amythyst Kiah, a young banjo and guitar player and singer, Birds of Chicago's Allison Russell, and Giddens’ sister, Lalenja Harrington, a singer, poet and, in her day job, Director of Academic Programming Development & Evaluation for Beyond Academics, a four-year certificate program supporting students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (and a Princeton alumna). Giddens herself has quite the bio, which you can read about here.

Giddens had already provided me with my favorite musical moment of 2018-her intimate solo workshop performance at the Clearwater Festival, followed by her full-band show on the main stage, and knowing the work of some of the other performers, the question was not whether it would be good, but how good. At the end of the night, it was clear that Giddens has now provided me with my two favorite musical memories of 2018. It really was an amazing night of music, and that includes the rhythm section of Jason Sypher on bass and Attis Clopton on drums, with Francesco Turrisi on accordion and piano. And beyond the basic quality of the singing, playing, songwriting and arranging, it was wonderful seeing how much the women appreciated each other’s work.

I’ve found two reviews online of the show, one from the New York City Music Daily blog, which referred to the performances as “riveting” and “intense,” and No Depression described the concert as one “where the power of music and the spirit of togetherness gave off a light so bright and true it is hard to find the words to describe it.” But finding words, the reviewer called it “two sets of highlight after highlight, with Giddens leading a stage full of immense talent.”

For the most part, the concert consisted of new or recent songs (or poems), all of which were informed by the past musical styles and history that influences the performers (many of which were the subject of an earlier show in the residency, “Sisters Past” which focused on covers of older songs). They played together, and individually, with some emphasis on music written by Giddens, Russell and Kiah for a forthcoming Smithsonian Folkways album, Songs of our Native Daughters.

While I agree with No Depression that it is hard to pick a single highlight, certainly, Giddens’ performance of “At The Purchaser’s Option,” is a strong candidate. An original song inspired by a slavery-era advertisement for a “remarkably smart, healthy Negro wench,” who is described as having “a child 9 months old, which will be at the purchaser’s option,” Giddens sings the heartbreaking song from the woman’s perspective, describing the hardship and oppression of slavery—particularly being a female slave—overlaid by the additional fear of knowing that she could be separated from her baby, by forces utterly out of her control. And yet, she recognizes that her master, and the system, can take everything from her, except her soul. It is a remarkably powerful song, in the studio version that you can see in the video above. Despite its roots in the 19th Century, NPR voted it the 30th greatest song by a 21st Century woman or non-binary writer.

And it was incredible in the live version performed at the “Sisters Present” concert. Luckily, someone named David Adler, who had seats very close to the stage, recorded it, so you can see it.

It was also great from my seat in the balcony, by the way.

Finally, if you think that the lyrics are just a bit too much, and just want to hear the music, as interpreted by the Kronos Quartet, go here.
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Proteo Media + Performance produces creative experiences that engage live performers, film, projections, installations and other forms of visual/digital data. Headed by Kathleen Kelley, our work explores rich intersections between technology and the body. We serve as digital collaborators, videographers, and producers for innovative artists, including recent work with Janessa Clark, Jose Riviera, Jr, and Roxy Gordon. In our own creative practice, we have recently produced an interactive exhibition at the Gowanus Loft, and other recent live works have shown at Chez Bushwick, Movement Research at the Judson Church, the Center for Performance Research, Triskelion Arts, Green Space, the SOAK Festival, the CURRENT SESSIONS, Nimbus OFFLINE series, and HATCH series. Recent videos have shown in TriQuarterly Literary Journal, Philly FringeArts Digital Fringe Festival, Moving Poems blog, Small Po[r]tions Intermedia Literary Journal, and the Rutgers University Momentum Technology Videos Festival.

About Kathleen Kelley

Kathleen Kelley is an Associate Professor of Dance and Technology at Montclair State University and the Artistic Director Proteo Media + Performance. She was a Chez Bushwick Artist in Residence in 2018, and a 2015-2016 LEIMAY Fellow. Recent performances include Chez Bushwick, Movement Research at the Judson, the interactive installation Digitized Figures at Gowanus Loft, a commissioned premiere in the Split Bill Series at Triskelion Arts, and showcase performances in the SOAK Festival, the CURRENT SESSIONS, Nimbus OFFLINE choreography series, and HATCH series. Her collaboration with the poet Sarah Rose Nordgren (under the moniker Smart Snow) has recently published a video work in Triquarterly literary magazine and shown work in multiple literary and dance online journals. As a scholar, she serves on the Editorial Board of Dance Education in Practice, a journal published by the National Dance Education Organization. She has a BFA from the University of NC-Greensboro and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

About Bree Breeden

Bree Breeden received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and Choreography from Montclair State in 2016 where she performed works by Bill T.Jones, Jose Limon, Larry Keigwin, and Martha Graham. Currently, she is a dancer and the Managing Director for Proteo Media + Performance, dances with VON HOWARD PROJECT and Michiyaya DANCE. Previously she was the Operations Associate at Movement Research and Production Manager for Sidra Bell Dance New York. She also choreographs and performs her own work which has been presented at Embodied Spaces Festival in 2018, Movement Research Fall Festival at Danspace in 2018, at Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts dance talk series in 2016, and Montclair State University in 2015 in Danceworks and ACDFA.

About Jennifer Campbell

Jennifer Campbell is a Montclair State University alumna where she presented her own choreographic works and received her BFA in Dance. Jennifer has performed in works by Fredrick Earl Mosley, Kathleen Kelley, Pat Graney, Martha Graham, and José Limón.

About Maddie Schimmel

Maddie Schimmel has performed in work by Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Reiner, Jeremy Nelson and Luis Lara Malvacias, Doug LeCours, and Netta Yerushalmy. Her choreographic work has been presented at Triskelion Arts, Dixon Place, ROULETTE Intermedium, Alchemical Studios, Cathy Weis' Sundays on Broadway, and the NYU Tisch Dance Jack Crystal Theatre. She has also designed costumes for Jessie Young, Roxy + Company, and herself.

About Lauren Vermilion

Lauren Vermilion has worked with Tere O'Connor, Nico Brown, Renée Archibald, Renée Wadleigh, and Sahar Azimi. She has spent multiple seasons working for the American Dance Festival, and she holds a BFA in Dance with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

About Amana K. Ringger

Amanda K. Ringger has lived in New York since 1997 designing locally, nationally and internationally with artists such as Darrah Carr, Faye Driscoll, Julian Barnett, Deborah Lohse, Laura Peterson, Cynthia Oliver, Alexandra Beller, Katie Workum, Doorknob Company, Shannon Gillen, Kota Yamazaki, and Mark Jarecke, among others. She received a BA from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD and an MFA in lighting design from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. She is the recipient of a 2009 Bessie award for her collaboration on Faye Driscoll's 837 Venice Boulevard.

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“The following account is of a strange experience that occurred to my mother at the age of 5, along with her family in the winter of 1957. The incident was the picking up of hitchhikers that may or may not be human. The incident bears some similarities with accounts of phantom hitchhikers, but goes much further to suggest that they were real flesh and bone beings.

My mother and her family, which consisted of her parents and older sister, lived between the cities of Reidsville and Greensboro in North Carolina. One day they had an errand in Reidsville and on their way there they saw an older couple walking on the opposite side of the road. A couple of hours later, leaving Reidsville on their way home, they saw the same couple in the same spot heading in the same direction as before; almost as if they had been walking on a treadmill having gained no ground at all. They pulled up and asked if they needed a lift and they said they were trying to get to Greensboro to the bus station. My grandfather agreed to take them there but first they would have to go home to be there in time to pick up their oldest daughter from the school bus near their house.

Once inside the car it became painfully obvious that they were poorly dressed for the cold icy weather. The woman was wearing a summer dress and sandals and the man a shirt and bib overalls and shoes along with a brimmed hat. My mother being a small child sat between her parents in the front seat but turned around facing the couple staring at the strangers as children do, taking in their appearance. The one thing that stood out in her mind was the man's piercing beautiful blue eyes. The man reached into his pocket and handed her a red pencil with coca cola written on it. When they reached home it was decided that they would have lunch with the couple, who said they were the Bradleys, before the drive to Greensboro. Considering their clothing my grandmother decided to give them more appropriate winter clothing and coats and shoes for the woman who only had sandals. Grandmother also decided to pack them snacks and sandwiches for their trip.

With their guests well-feed and with warmer clothing and snacks, everyone piled into the car to take them to Greensboro. Half way on their trip the Bradleys insisted that they needed to be let off on a bridge on old US Highway 29. Grandfather protested saying no they would likely not get another ride and being winter it would be getting dark soon and insisted on carrying them all the way. But they said, 'No!' They must be left off on the bridge. A sort of back and forth occurred between my grandfather and the Bradleys with them asking to please be let off on the bridge. Unable to change their mind he obliged and stopped the car. They opened the door and got out and immediately disappeared, leaving the door still open. My Grandfather was horrified, jumping out of the car, looking to see if they had fell down on the ice out of his view. But they were nowhere to be found. He looked all about and called for them but nothing but silence. The whole area was clear as far as he could see but still nothing. He got back in the car with his family, severely upset and confused as to what just happened as was everybody else. Frantically they drove up and down the road looking for them wondering if they had somehow got another ride, trying to rationalize the obviously spectacular disappearance of the Bradleys. After a fruitless search they drove back home confused as to what had occurred.

This made a huge impression on my mother, having distinctly remembered the incident all her life. So the question remains - who were the Bradleys? Were they ghosts? But ghosts don't stay all afternoon with you and eat lunch. Furthermore when they disappeared the clothes given to them disappeared as well. Even the sandwiches that were packed for them. This suggests that they were solid beings. Also why did they insist on being let off on the bridge, saying it must be done? Was it some sort of portal or gateway home. The whole thing remains a mystery.” - j boogie

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Why do Vermonters live where they do? Historically, settlement patterns have been shaped by natural resources and the industries that spring up around them. Workers flocked to Barre for its granite; to Proctor for its marble; to Mount Tabor for its timber; and to St. Albans and Island Pond for the railroad lines to bigger markets. Residents of the Vermont town of Springfield, nicknamed the Machine Tool Capital of the World, once boasted the highest per-capita income in the state. More recently, Vermont’s rural landscape has drawn city dwellers in search of a saner life. New Yorker cartoonist Ed Koren — who illustrated this week’s cover — quit Manhattan for the central Vermont town of Brookfield 31 years ago. Back then, he said, “There were people living in every house up and down the street.” But things change for a multitude of reasons, including new technology, natural disasters, wars and consumer preferences. Our report: The $10k Giveaway: Can a New Grant Program Help Revive Small Towns? How the Green Mountain 'Baby Bust' Is Changing One Vermont Town Vermont General Store Owners Innovate to Stay Relevant A Cluster of Northeast Kingdom Towns Copes With Consolidation Highland Center for the Arts: A Vibrant Cultural Hub in Tiny Greensboro Whither Chelsea? A Confluence of Challenges Imperils the Orange County Seat Space on Main Founder Monique Priestley Cultivates Engagement in Bradford How Rural Communities Are Filling the Gaps Left by Departing Dentists Can Four Upper Valley Towns Plan a Future Together? At 30, Galaxy Bookshop Anchors Hardwick With Literature and Love Around Small-Town Vermont, Square Meals Come With a Side of Connection Babes Bar Is Bethel's Melting Pot Newport's St. Mary Star of the Sea Serves Communion and Community The Vermont towns of Tyson Furnace, Glastenbury, Lewiston, Somerset and Ricker Basin no longer exist because the products that brought people there — old-growth forest, gold, iron ore — ran out. In Springfield, “They kept making the same machines, and while they were great and cool and the standard-bearers, you’ve always got to innovate,” Bob Flint, executive director of the Springfield Regional Development Corporation, told Seven Days in 2015. The factories failed to keep up with changing technology and closed one by one. Now household income in the town is about $10,000 below the Vermont median. Meanwhile, Brookfield has “become a ghost town,” said Koren, noting that only 13 structures of 22 that comprise the village are currently…
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You can't miss the mural on the far wall of Hardwick's Galaxy Bookshop. As the moon rises on a snowy evening, animals cavort, constellations sparkle and smiling people move boxes from one building to another. Created by local artist Tara Goreau, the scene depicts a key event in the store's history, one that offers a glimpse of local values. On Martin Luther King Day in 2009, 80 community members braved temperatures in the negative teens to relocate the Galaxy — every book, shelf and cranny — from the old Merchants Bank building to 41 Main Street. For Galaxy founder and owner Linda Ramsdell, the move to a more visible, slightly smaller space was a shrewd response to industry shifts that have imperiled independent stores across the country. Residents of Hardwick and 10 neighboring towns flexed their collective muscle to demonstrate their commitment to the bookshop as a cultural and social hub. "It is an important part of why people come to Hardwick," Ross Connelly said of the Galaxy on a recent shopping trip there. A devoted local patron and reliable book mover, Connelly owned the Hardwick Gazette from 1986 through early 2017. "I very much value and go out of my way to support local businesses," noted Connelly's son, Sawyer, also there to shop. He grew up frequenting the bookshop and still supports it from his home in Montana. He said his experiences at the Galaxy were central to "understanding the role that local businesses play and knowing the people that we are supporting." Hardwick has weathered its share of unpredictable economics. In the 1800s through the early 1900s, the granite industry and agriculture fueled growth there and in surrounding towns. The Hardwick and Woodbury railroad made the area a commercial center. But the granite industry's decline through the 1930s destabilized the local economy, which didn't begin to recover until the past two decades. Some attribute that recovery to agriculture- and food-related businesses, such as the Cellars at Jasper Hill in nearby Greensboro Bend, and organizations, such as the Center for an Agricultural Economy. Others attribute it to cooperative projects, such as the now-closed community-supported Claire's Restaurant and Bar, and to local agreement on the value of community resources, such as the Jeudevine Memorial Library and the Galaxy. One thing's for sure. "Hardwick was not like this when I was a kid," said Rachel Sharp, a published…
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Greensboro, population 762, has long had a reputation as a hideaway for well-to-do second-home owners and highbrow luminaries. Wallace Stegner, William Rehnquist and Margaret Mead, to name a few, have all summered in this sleepy Northeast Kingdom outpost on the shores of Caspian Lake. Now, Greensboro is also becoming known as a cultural destination, thanks to the $14 million Highland Center for the Arts. The über-plush performance and event space was funded by a gift from an elusive London businessman named Andrew Brown, who prefers to remain out of the spotlight. Executive director Annie Houston, who joined the Highland staff at the beginning of 2018, said that Brown's goal was simple: to create a community hub around the region's vibrant arts scene. Bread and Puppet Theater, Circus Smirkus, Vermont Vaudeville and the Craftsbury Chamber Players are all tucked away in nearby hills. In Brown's view, what people lacked was a central gathering place to see what the Northeast Kingdom has to offer — and to connect with each other, Houston said. "Sixty years ago, people around here went to church to see their neighbors and convene," she continued. "In the 21st century, we don't have congregations like that. For Andy, the idea was for this to become the place where people find that kind of community." Since its official opening in June 2017, the Highland has had a full slate of programming — including performances by the Opera Company of Middlebury, the Vermont Shakespeare Festival's production of The Taming of the Shrew, and silent films with an improvised live score played on the resident Steinway by pianist Bob Merrill. The 250-seat performance space, modeled after the Globe Theatre in London, was initially going to be the Highland's main attraction. But as the project evolved, Houston explained, the board wanted the building to accommodate more than just the performing arts. "There's really nothing we can't do in these facilities," she said. (Having a patron with very deep pockets doesn't hurt.) The 26,400-square-foot structure houses a 100-seat performance space, a 40-seat restaurant and an art gallery, as well as the round theater at its center — which, after a recent heavy snowfall, resembled a massive frosted cupcake. Except for Mondays, the Highland maintains a full schedule nearly every night of the week, with Tuesday trivia, Wednesday movies, yoga classes, community workshops and artist lectures. On the Friday after Thanksgiving, Highland…
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The employee confronted a man who entered the cafeteria with a gun.
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A cafeteria worker at Smith High School in Greensboro, N.C., has been credited with helping prevent a school shooting, News & Record reports.

Earlier this week, a man entered the cafeteria during lunch through an unlocked door, where he was confronted by a cafeteria employee. The man pulled out a gun, and the employee immediately radioed for help. The man was taken into custody and no one was harmed.

As shootings continue to take place throughout the country, schools are taking extra safety precautions such as participating in active shooter training to help be better prepared if an event occurs.

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Joseph Cleary, 61, died on Dec. 3 at the Royal Megansett Nursing Home in Falmouth after battling Alzheimer’s disease.

Visitation in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Oak Bluffs will be held on Sat., Dec 15 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A memorial mass will follow at St. Augustine’ Church, Vineyard Haven at 11 a.m.

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