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Description: Short LocalsDate: February 2 1888
Newspaper published in: Hartselle, AL
Source: Madison Co., AL Library
Page/Column: Page 5, Column 2
Mr. W. V. Echols, that wide awake merchant, shipped 700 bushels of corn to Clanton, Ala., last week.
Prof. S. J. Perry’s vocal class at the Baptist church is making splendid speed in learning vocal music. Prof. Perry is a good teacher and he understands his business. We are proud of him and his class.
Attention is called in this issue to the announcement of Rev. Jessie Herring for the office of Treasurer of Morgan County, subject to the action of the Democratic Party. Mr. Herring is a good and worthy man for the office. He understands the duties well and we have no doubt that if elected he would make a good officer.
In this issue will be found the announcement of David Q. Draper, of Valhermosa Springs precinct, as a candidate for the office of Commissioner of Morgan County. Mr. Draper is an excellent farmer and is a thorough-going business man and is well qualified to fill the office that he aspires to. He is an old reliable Democrat and abides the action of the party.
We call special attention in this issued to the announcement of Frank J. Troup as a candidate for the office of Superintendent of Education of Morgan County, subject to the action of the Democratic Party. Mr. Troup is a cultivated, high toned, worthy Christian gentleman and is well suited to the office he asks of the people. If he is elected we predict that he will make an excellent officer.