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Description: The Week's News;
Died - Mrs. Ann Owens, Mr. George Foreman
Newspaper published in: Hartselle, AL
Source: Madison County, AL Library
Page/Column: Page 3, Columns 1 & 2
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THE WEEK’S NEWS
Gathered from every Source and
Condensed for the Busy Public
Read the corrections in the list of appointments of Dr. W. B. Woodall pastor of the Hartselle circuit.
R. H. Fitzgerald has been appointed postmaster at Cedar Plains, vice T. P. Hewlett who has resigned.
Earnest Morrow is now clerking for that wide-awake druggist D. W. Day. Earnest is a good business young man.
Rob’t. Puckett, Jr., is now behind the counters of that enterprising merchant S. I. Lemay. Rob’t. has the reputation of being an excellent salesman.
Rev. H. J. Halbrooks filed his regular appointment at the Baptist church Sunday at 11 o’clock and at night. A very good congregation greeted him at both services.
Mrs. Janie Vest has opened up a hotel in the house formerly occupied as the Cain Hotel. The name of the house under the new management is the “Vest Hotel.” James S. Vest is the polite clerk of the same. Mrs. Vest has a fine reputation in running a hotel and it is needless to say that the house will be kept and run in first class style.
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Mr. John Hendon of Danville has moved to our town and opened a black-smith shop on Main Street. He is a firs-class blacksmith and is worthy of patronage. We welcome him and family to our town.
The young people had a social party at the residence of that popular young married couple Mr. and Mrs. Albert Britnell last Friday night. It was a most enjoyable affair and the kind host and hostess showed themselves to be charming entertainers.
In this issue will be found the advertisement of Echols, Almond, & Co., the new livery firm. It is composed of three thorough business men who will treat the public all right in every way. Their stable is supplied with good stock and fine vehicles. Give them a trial.
Mrs. Ann Owens, the mother of our fellow-townsman Mr. W. J. Owens, died at her son’s residence Wednesday night at 7 o’clock Dec. 31st, 1890. She has been an invalid for many years and her death was not unexpected. She was born and raised in Tennessee and moved to this county in early life. She was a member of the Baptist church and lived a consistent Christian life. We extend our deepest sympathies to the bereaved family.
Mr. George Foreman died at his residence Tuesday night, Jan. 5th, with consumption. He was a worthy Christian young man and leaves a loving young wife, an aged mother, brothers and many friends to mourn his loss. The deepest sympathies are extended the bereaved family.