When the next generation, with its more modern ideas, became mayors and aldermen, this arrangement created some little dissatisfaction.
On the first of the year they mailed her a tax notice. They wrote her a formal letter, asking her to call at the sheriff's office at her convenience.
I WHEN Miss Emily Grierson died, our whole town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity to see the inside of her house, which no one save an old man-servant--a combined gardener and cook--had seen in at least ten years.
It was a big, squarish frame house that had once been white, decorated with cupolas and spires and scrolled balconies in the heavily lightsome style of the seventies, set on what had once been our most select street.
The pair went on to marry in a Bohemian ceremony that lasted just 12 minutes in September 2011 at the 'intimate' Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios.
But while the ceremony itself was short, Meghan's first wedding celebrations lasted four days - with parties including drinking games on the beach during which the actress was pictured wearing a yellow bikini.
Meghan and Harry went on to date quietly for six months before news of their relationship was revealed last November.