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The Bridge Gang
Newspaper published in: Hartselle, AL
Source: Madison Co., AL Library
Page/Column: Page 5, Column 1
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Mr. G. H. Hughes, a good citizen of Flint, was in town Tuesday.
Mr. R. H. Echols, of Decatur, was in town among a host of friends Sunday.
Mrs. Dr. J. S. Turney and the “wee ones” are visiting relatives at Oxmoor, Ala.
Mr. W. V. Childres, a splendid painter and kalsiminer, was in to see us Wednesday.
Mr. J. A. J. Brown, a good substantial citizen, subscribed for the Enquirer this week.
Mr. W. V. Echols, one of our leading merchants, paid Decatur a business trip Wednesday.
Capt. E. J. Oden, one of Hartselle’s leading spirits, paid Cullman a business trip this week.
Mr. R. T. Puckett, one of our wide-awake merchants, paid Decatur a business trip last week.
Mr. Samuel Trotman, a clever citizen, called to see us this week and subscribed for the ENQUIRER.
Mr. O. Shaneyfelt, an energetic young farmer of Leesdale, subscribed for the ENQUIRER last week.
Messrs. S. A. Sparkman, James Wise and H. J. Baker, three of Flint’s leading citizens, were in town Saturday.
Mr. Stark Reynolds, a clever citizen of Cedar Plains, was in town Tuesday and subscribed for the ENQUIRER.
Mr. Richard Sharp, a polite young man of Priceville, called to see us Friday and subscribed for the ENQUIRER.
Messrs. Wiley and Jasper Hardwick, two staunch young farmers of Cedar Plains, were in town Tuesday.
Messrs. James P. and Miller C. Thompson, two prominent young men of Florence, are visiting relatives in town.
Miss Alice Millsap, an intelligent young lade of Iuka, Miss., after an extended visit to her sister, Mrs. J. G. Greene returned home last week.
Mr. H. N. Vest, of Center Springs one of Morgan County’s best citizens, was in town Friday and gave us a pleasant call.
Mrs. T. J. Simpson, the excellent wife of our polite postmaster, returned from a visit to friends at Decatur Tuesday.
Rev. W. T. Cobb, a worthy young Baptist minister of Danville, was in town Friday and subscribed for the ENQUIRER.
S. E. Stewart, Esq., one of the most polite young men of our town, called to see us this week and subscribed for the ENQUIRER.
Mr. J. H. White, an excellent farmer of Center Springs community, called to see us Friday and subscribed for the ENQUIRER.
Mr. John Bean, of Priceville, a good natured and jovial citizen was in town Saturday and remembered the ENQUIRER in a substantial way.
Miss Delia Larimore, a charming young lady accompanied by Mrs. Romie Jones, an excellent lady of Florence, are visiting relatives in town.
Misses Ellen and Ara Garner, two accomplished ladies of Danville, after a pleasant visit to relatives and friends, returned to their home Monday.
Mr. S. O. Barnes, a wide-awake representative of the Cassity Oil Company, of Nashville, was in town this week in the interest of that company.
Mr. J. Y. Fergurson, a staunch Christian called to see us last week and subscribed for the ENQUIRER for his son, W. S. Fergurson at Waco, Texas.
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Dr. A. C. Henry, the excellent pastor of the Christian church at this place, paid Decatur a visit this week in the interest of organizing a church at that place. We hope he will be successful.
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Echols of Decatur, spent three days very pleasantly visiting the relatives and friends in town this week. Their visits are always appreciated and we hope they will visit us often.
Miss Mary Russell, the charming teacher in the primary department of the Hartselle College, visited relatives at Apple Grove last Saturday. She was accompanied by her brother, Mr. A. C. Russell, who is on a visit from his home in the Indian Territory.
Our old friend, Mr. James Ratliff, one of the best and most prosperous farmers of Priceville, called to see us last week and renewed his subscription and subscribed for the ENQUIRER for his son Mr. C. W. Ratliff, of Red Bluff, Cal.
Dr. A. R. Wilson, of Apple Grove, was in town Monday returning from Birmingham, he was accompanied by is handsome daughter Miss Emma. The Dr. preached a very able sermon at the Methodist church Monday night which was highly appreciated.
Mr. J. Hager has retired from the management of the railroad hotel and will move to Hartselle. Mr. Hager is an excellent gentleman.—Decatur News.
We return thanks to the polite and courteous passenger agent, C. E. Heth, of the Memphis & Little Rock, R. R., for a copy of “The New Western Railway Guide.”
The Bridge Gang
This is a jolly crowd of good-hearted workmen now engaged in working on the Shoal Creek bridge. The following is a partial list of those who are here: W. B. Reed, M. F. Capshaw, Stuart Arvin, M. J. Tooney and Ed Godfrey.