April 17, 1892, The Tuckaseigee Democrat, Vol. IV, No. 25, page
3, Column 2:
“Democratic Convention. A committee on credentials consisting of C. C. Cowan, S. H. Bryson, and T. R. Zachary was appointed and submitted its report, showing the following delegates to be entitled to seats. Cashiers: E. F. Pell, John Alley and T. R. Zachary.’ [Delegates from Dillsboro, Caney Fork, Canada, Cullowhee, River, Quallatown and Savannah were also chosen.]”
June 8, 1892, The Tuckaseigee Democrat, Vol. IV, No. 31, page 3, column
“T. R. Zachary, the successful seedman of Cashiers Valley, uses paris green for the destruction of the potato bug as well as the cabbage worm. His formula is: Take one ounce paris green, four ounces flour, mix together, put in long tin box, fix a cloth over the end and dust cabbage or potatoes while the dew in on. Paris green may be bought at the drug store at 25 or 30 cents a pound.”
Friday, January 17, 1913, Jackson County Journal, Vol. I, No. 7, page 7, column 2:
“T. A. Dillard of Cashiers took his daughter, Miss Auralee to Cullowhee Monday of this week, where she will enter the Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School.
“R. B. Bumgarner, of Fall Cliff spent a few days in Cashiers this week.
“J. H. Alley of Cullowhee is expected to begin operating a saw mill down under the Devil’s Courthouse about 2 miles from Cashiers.
“T. R. Zachary of Cashiers was married on last Sunday to Miss Mary Rogers of Macon County. The bride was the daughter of Newton Rogers, a very distinguished citizen of Macon County and is loved by a host of friends, while the groom is known by numbers of citizens of Jackson and Macon County to be a man of excellent character. He has been elected twice or three times for County Surveyor of the County, on the Democratic ticket. The ceremony took place at the residence of Frank Fugate of Fairfield with Esquire Fugate officiating. Shortly after the ceremony was performed the bride and groom left for their home in Cashiers where they were met with many congratulations and a fine wedding supper which was enjoyed by several of their friends.
The writer wishes the couple a long and happy life. Respectfully Yours, D.A. Bumgarner.”
Contributed by Jane Gibson Nardy, Historian, Cashiers Historical Society