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WAYCROSS,WARE COUNTY, BUSINESS
 PRICE McCULLEY COMPANY

Contributed by Barbara Walker Winge.

 

    The Price McCulley Company is composed of the following Gentlemen as officers: W. A. Price, President; Geo. R. Youmans, Vice-President; T. B. Everett, 2nd Vice-President; and R. M. Wescott, Secretary and Treasurer.

     They are connected to be doing the largest business in this section of the country and with their very extensive and up-to-date stocks their sales will very easily run up to $200,000.00 per year.

     They supply the interior trade for 75 miles tributary to Waycross in seven different directions and have a corps of salesmen on the road at all times.

     They have the reputation for square dealings and any business that is entrusted to them is handled expeditiously and with a remarkable degree of care and promptness.

     The officers of this firm are all conservative business men, enterprising and of sterling character and ability, and are foremost among those in up-building the community in which they reside.

     Mr. W. A. Price is an old pioneer groceryman having started here in 1895 in the retail grocery business and met with such remarkable success that he gathered about him men who were considered conservative in all their business transactions, and commanding almost unlimited financial means, organized the firm of the Price-McCulley Co.

     With his ever able management they have gradually climbed the ladder of success until they now stand on the topmost rung in the commercial world.

     Mr. C. A. Fretwell, who has been with the above firm for the past seven years, is considered one of the best salesmen on the road and always gets the “glad hand” from all the boys in his territory.

     Mr. T. B. Everett has entire charge of the city business and also looks after the city trade.  Mr. Everett stand close to his trade and by constant fair dealings commands the confidence of every merchant in his rounds.

     Mr. S. C. Hatterich is bookkeeper and Mr. Chas. H. Wood, Jr., looks after the shipping and receiving.

     Mr. R. M. Wescott was attracted to Waycross from Wilmington, N. C., in the early part of last year, and being a cousin of President W. A. Price, was desirous of purchasing an interest in the business.

     Mr. Wescott has proven to be quite an acquisition to the business, and although his stay here has been less than a year, he can count his friends by the thousand.  He is now Secretary and Treasurer of the concern.

     Mr. R. D. Wescott, his son, is city salesman and stands close to his trade.

Ref:  INDUSTRIAL EDITION OF THE WAYCROSS EVENING HERALD,
1907, Waycross, Ware County, Georgia, p. 34.

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