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The Alabama Enquirer
The Alabama Enquirer
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Description: The Week's News;
Married - Dean & Rayburn;
To My Debtors - W. V. Echols

Date: January 1 1891

Newspaper published in: Hartselle, AL

Source: Madison County, AL Library

Page/Column: Page 3, Columns 1-2

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Infant of Mr. and Mrs. John Scoggins died on the evening of December 24th.

The young people had a delightful social party at Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Oden’s Saturday night.

Sup’t of Education Houk disbursed on last Saturday about $1,500 of the school fund to the teachers of the County. He discharged this duty in a most affable and courteous manner.

The Board of Education consisting of Profs. M. D. Houk, James E. Peck and H. D. Wood, convened in Hartselle last Saturday and examined and licensed the following persons to teach in the public schools of the county. J. D. Wilhite, Falkville; W. L. Parker, Falkville’ Miss Callie Brasswell, Flint; Henry T. Lile, Trinity; J. G. Harris (col.) Trinity.

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S. P. Lovelady, of Danville, was in town Wednesday enroute to Somerville to attend the County Alliance.

The appointments of Dr. W. B. Woodall as pastor of the Hartselle circuit is published in this issue. Le the members of his charge read the appointments and govern themselves accordingly.

Mr. Wm. House was married to Miss Susie Sandlin Wednesday Dec. 24th, at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. L. B. Sandlin, Rev. J. D. McClanahan officiated. May all the joys of life be theirs.

Thomas W. Tapscott and Miss Ida McCall, were united in marriage at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. Aleck McCall, Wednesday, Dec. 24th. Rev. Joshua Francis officiated. We extend our best wishes for their happiness.

Rev. J. I. Stockton will be engaged all the time in the work of the ministry at his home in Athens and surrounding country. His many friends regret that none of his time will be devoted to pastoral work in this county.

Mr. J. B. Britnell, has sold his interest in the livery firm of Britnell, Echols & Co., to O. J. Moore of Calhoun, Ga. Mr. Britnell retires from the business after making a reputation of enterprise and square dealing. We wish him success in whatever he undertakes. Mr. Moore is a worthy young man and comes well recommended. We predict for this livery firm a continuation of success.

Mr. W. V. Echols, Hartselle’s leading merchant, has sold out his stock of goods to Messrs. Joe H. Hargrove and S. E. Stewart, who will continue in the mercantile business in the Echols building. Mr. Echols has been engaged in the mercantile business in Hartselle for the past sixteen years and during that time he has made a reputation which has but few equals in the State. He has had all the trade that one might desire and has made money. We regret to note his retirement from business. We have the consolation of knowing that his retirement is temporary and that he will continue as a citizen of the town. We wish him much success in whatever business he engages in. The new firm of Hargrove and Stewart is a strong one and we predict that they will make a success.
At the residence of the bride’s brother, Mr. Lewis Dean, on Tuesday night, Dec. 23rd, Mr. Wm. Rogers to Miss Georgia Rayburn. Eld. James Jaggars, in an impressive manner delivered the words that made them one. The Enquirer extends its heartiest congratulation to this worthy young couple and wishes them happiness and success.
To My Debtors
Those indebted to me will please come forward in the next few days and settle, and save trouble and expense.
W. V. Echols.

Submitted: 01/09/19

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