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Aged Feero Dead Aaron Joues, 8u years of age. an old slave belonging to the Marshall family, died Saturday. The old man went through the War Between the States with bis master and was one of the few remaining servanta of the old school. Speaking of the faithful old servant. Mrs. J. A. Mar shall said: v "Uncle Aaron had been well Saturday morning after a brief Ill ness. He was In his 80th year. Ilr hsd lived ta the family of Dr. J. A. Marshall for many years. Uncle ; Aaron had been well taught In hit youth by bis mistress, of whom he often apokejio reverently.' He loved his Bible and nls consistent life and simple child like faith, was an example to all around him. .' . i "There was a strong tie of affection between him and the' children. He took a keen Interest in each one of them as they grew up and went out from the home. He enjoyed the family gatherings and , the little grandchildren had stolen Into bis heart as the older ones bad. He went the four years of the Civil War with his master and not one of our old soldiers enjoyed the reunion that met here two years ago, more than be did and he met several of his white friends who remembered him. He always attended our memorial exercises and Lee's birthday when he In In and One In sacrifices was bay of United for different limitation It a was able. - I carried the evergreen wreath tied with our colors, for we Iran all felt that he deserved that honor be and respecL" . .