OLD WARNOCK CEMETERY BEING
MADE BEAUTIFUL BURIAL GROUND.
The Last Resting Place of Judge William Prince, for Whom
Been Delayed Many Years---Work Under Way.
All the lots have been carefully cleared of weeds or tall grass, sunken graves have been built up, unsightly pathways have been made into gravel walks, and a macadamized driveway has been built up from the Main street entrance and circling about the great willow tree that stands at the summit of the hill on which the cemetery is located.
James Mitchell has been employed as sexton to give his entire time to this cemetery, and his work has been first class. He is now engaged in leveling off and laying walks in the northwest portion of the grounds. Tomorrow the hauling of earth will begin to fill the low section at the southwest corner. In is the intention to make a nice slope up from this corner, with the entrance there and a large and attractive flower pot.
Until the last tow or three years there has been
comparatively little money available to improve this cemetery and the sexton therefore
had no opportunity to more than keep the grass cut and repair the fences, or
similar work. The board of regents,
however, took the matter in hand, with some aid from the city, with the
intention of making it one of the prettiest cemeteries in southern
The body of Judge William Prince, with his wife and
family, is interred at the summit of a crest overlooking the entire grounds,
and no better place could be selected for a monument in tribute to him for whom
the city is named. The grave of Jude
Prince is marked with a nest marble slab on which is inscribed “Judge William
Judge Prince was the territorial judge in this section
The Warnock cemetery is the last resting place of many of