News from The Cartersville Express

The Cartersville Express
Cartersville, Georgia
April 24, 1873, Page 2
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Mrs. A. VAUGHAN having perfected arrangements with Firms in Philadelphia and Charleston, (with whom the late Captain James Vaughan traded for many years) is prepared to furnish Italian and American monuments, tombs, &c, of the latest style and finish, and on the most reasonable terms.  Also iron railing.  Would refer to the monuments recently erected for Mrs. Parrott as a specimen of the filling of orders entrusted to her.  Not having the experience of a marble yard, her prices are moderate, being satisfied with a small percent.  She respectfully asks a share of public patronage.  Designs and prices sent to persons at a distance.

Cartersville, Ga., April 24, 1873.


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Mr. James Conyers requests us to return his profoundest thanks to Misses Mary Parrott, Carrie Gower, and Lena Williford, for their efforts in raising the necessary contribution to have the remains of three confederate soldiers transferred from the cemetery in this city to the soldiers’ cemetery in Cassville. –These remains will be exhumed today (Thursday) and reinterred at Cassville, on Saturday next, (Memorial Day.  The funds to defray the expenses of removal have been turned over into his hands by these young ladies.


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