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Murray's Talc, 1897

From The Atlanta Constitution
June 17, 1897

FIBROUS TALC.
An Atlanta Company Is Operating a
Mine in the Cohutta Mountains.

The Cohutta Talc and Manufacturing Company is now taking out talc, and is ready to ship. This company's property is near Spring Place in Murray county. It has a soapstone and fibrous talc of the finest quality and on samples sent out large orders have been received. It is pronounced the largest deposit known in American and it is just as fine in quality as the best that is imported. America cannot supply the demand for talc and soapstone which is constantly growing. It is surprising to know into how many things these article enter and new ones are being discovered all the time.

Mr. F. D. Hager is president of the company and Mr. George P. Good is vice president and treasurers. Western capital and some Atlanta money is interested in this property. The company is capitalized at $100,000 and has a promising future.

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