Clipped From The Daily Chronicle
bridge at crossed there began at came what was a on he work. July 4th feted in 1901 in Swofford In June of 1901, the citizens of Swofford met at the Sulphur Creek School house and started the ball rolling for the grand celebration they eipected to have July Fourth. The meeting Saturday was well ai- tended and was called to order by Harry Swfford, after which A.G. Stinson was elected chairman. The following committees were appointed: Harry Swofford. John Kelly, O.K. Jordan, Bob McMurray and John Doss, speaker's committee; Miss Henderson, C.N. Jordan, Miss Estell Hipp, and Mrs. Nannie Young, music committee; George Schoonover, Jessie Baugh, Miss Marie Swofford, Miss Nina Stinsoo, Miss Liza Riffe and Jim Shacer, decoration committee. Others appointed to committees were Mack Hunt, Ed Hipp, Jessie Baugh, Manue! Belcher, and Mrs. Bob McMurray, soliciting committee; Johy Kelley, Tom Jordan, and Miss Riffe, reception committee; Mrs. Swofford, Mrs. Kelley. Mrs. Cotwe'J, Mrs. Fay Harrington and Mrs. Wilson, table committee; and Tale McMahan, Perry Adkins, George Schoonover, Swigart and Arthur Barley, sports committee. It was decided to iix all gentlemen who put up a stand of any kind help pay the expenses.