News was received here last night that Mr. R. H. Barron, uncle of Dr. R. B. Barron of Macon, died yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock at the home of his sister in Fort Valley. the funeral will occur this afternoon in Clinton. Mr. Barron was born in Jones county sixty-seven years ago, and occupied many positions of trust, at the hands of his people. He once represented the county in the legislature, was county treasurer for many years, and served as a captain in the Confederate army. He was a beloved citizen and enjoyed the confidence of the community at all times.