The Forsyth County news. (Cumming, Ga.) 19??-current, January 06, 1916, Image 1
The Forsyth County News Sunshine in The Home, Power in The Life. VOL. 8.-No. 1. LOCAL AND PERSONAL The Coming And Going Of People You Know Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Roberts announce the birth of a son. Mr. M. A. Nuckolls and fam ily spent Sunday on route 5. Dr T. W. Henderson spent a day or two in Atlanta Xmas. Read the new ad of Geo. W. Heard in this issue. School opened again Mon day with a good attendance. We regret to learn that MUb Georgia Martin is quite sick. Read the new legal ads in this issue. Don’t forget the teachers meeting here Saturday the Bth. Mrs. A. J. Kelley spent the holidays with relatives in Daw son county. Mrs. Essie Castleberry and little son were in Atlanta last week. The Womans Missionary So ciety will meet Friday after noon with Mrs. E. F. Smith. Christmas Bells have ceased their music—Not so with the wedding bblls. Miss Inous Clack of Auburn spent the holidays with Miss Alice Grogan. Mr Tom Chatham has moved into the house vacated by Mrs. F. T. Williams on Talbot street Mr. J. V. Merritt spent part of the holidays with friends at Hillsboro. Messrs Cliff Vaughan and Claude Kemp Xrrm* "ve in Atlanta. Mr. W. A. Thalley visited over at Spot during the holi days. Mr. Euda Phillips of Ensley, Ala., was a holiday visitor to relatives near town. Miss Eula Fowler has ac cepted a position with Wisdom & Fowler, attorneys at law. Col. and Mrs. C. L. Harris entertained the members of the Board of Education at a din ner December 31st.. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. McClure of New Hope spent a few days last week with their daughter Mrs. T. P. Burruss. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hocken hull entertained a number of young people Monday evening at their on route 7. Little Wansley Tatum of At lanta has been spending some time with her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Kirby. Messrs -Lint Kelley, R. T. Shadburn, R. E. Hope and H. A. Kelley spent “New Years” in Atlanta. Miss Ollie Fowler left last week for Gainesville where she has accepted a position with Col. Wisdom. Mr. J. A. Mcßrayer of Frog town district, wishes us to an nounce that he will be a candi date for Tax Collector in the coming election. Rev. J. W. Thomas per formed the ceremony Decem ber 22nd, that united in mar riage Miss Carl Milford and Mr. R. T. Williams. Dr. T. W. Henderson re quests us to say that he is now prepared to fit glasses to your eyes at a very reasonable cost. Call on him and get your eyes properly fitted. Adv. Mr. W .Y. Poole, a substan tial farmer of route 7, was in to see us Monday. He recently Killed thre hogs that aggrega ted 1049 pounds, one weighing 378 pounds, anothe 338 and an other 883 pounds. Rev. G. W. Hamilton filled his appointment at the M. E. church in town the 4th Sunday Your attention is called to the ad of W. A. Thalley in this issue. Mr Dilmus Tidwell and fam ily spent a day or two last week with his father in town. Mr. T. J. Pirkle spent the first of the week in Atlanta on business. Mips Ethel Anderson spent Xmas with homefolks at Hosch ton. Mr. Olen Merritt has moved to his new home recently pur chased from Mr. A. 0. Barrett. Mr. J. F. Echols spent a day or two in Atlanta during the holidays. Miss Kate Strickland left Saturday for Screven, Ga., where she accepted a position as teacher in the school. Miss Ovie Sullivan, teacher in the school here, spent the holidays with homefolks at Carnesville. Bagley. & Poole hardly ever does—but they are advertising in the paper this week. Look up their ad. Miss Ruth Pirkle has return ed to school at Milledgeville after spending the holidays with homefolks. Mr. Alex Vaughan has moved to his residence on At lanta street, recently purchas ed from Mr. E. L. Tatum. Judge Tidwell was quite sick during Xmas, and for sev eral days was unable to be at his office. Mr. R. R. Hammond of Bu ford has moved over into For syth and is living near Ebene zer. Mr. Jack Montgomery of Atlanta spent a few days last week with his father, Mr. W. H. Montgomery, near town. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. M. Owen of Oakwood spent the week end with Mr. W. J. Groover and family. Mrs. J F. Echols and little son, Randolph, spent the holi days with her mother in At lanta. Dr. T. F. Hawkins and fam ily of Ball Ground spent a few days during Xmas with his father at Drew. Toy has many friends in this county who are glad to know that he is doing well in Ball Gound. Misses Grace and Leona Lattner, who have been spend ing sometime with their sister in Chattanooga, Tenn., have returned home. Mr. P. D. Brown, gin repor ter for the county, is out this week securing the number of bales of cotton ginned to Jan. Ist. Our prediction is that the amount will be about the same as that of Dec. 13th. Mr. Claude Groover and fam ily have moved to town, occu pying the C. Groover place. Claude comes to send his child ren to school, and we do not think he could have made a better selection than Cumming. Mr. Homer Harris of Atlan ta spent a day or two of last week with his father, Mr. W. P. Harris, on route 9. Homer has many friends in this neck ‘o' woods who wil be glad to know that he is making good with the McConnell Shoe Co. in Atlanta. CUMMING, GA., JAN. 6, 1916, NOTICE To the churches composing the Hightower Association as you are aware of the sad and lamentable death of our much loved Clerk, Bro. F. T. Will iams whome we all loved as a Christian Brother and Minis ter of the Gospel. It become my duty as Mod erator to appoint a successor for his unexpired term, on the 28th Inst. I appoint our broth er Rev. T. P. Tribble Cumming, Ga., a Bro. who I am sure is qualified both Intellectually and Spiritualy, and is now ready for any business that may be presented by churches or otherwise. A. J. Julian, Moderator,. P. S. County papers: Mil ton, Cherokee, Pickens and Dawson counties please pub lish. Mrs. M. W. Dodd Dead. Mrs. M. W. Dodd, died at her home on route 3 December 26th, and her remains were interred at Alpharetta the 27th Mrs Dodd is survived by her husband and two children, and a host of other relatives and friends to whom we extend sympathy in this sad hour of bereavement. PUBLIC SALE I will offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash, on Wednesday, Jan. 12th, 1916 at my home in Cuming, some Household and Jritchen furni ture, one horse and wi/igon, bug gv mower »uu atVachincn-t lor saving wheat and oats, hay rake, farming tools, bee gums sweet potatoes, and other ar ticles too tedious to mention. Come and get a bargain. , W. A. Wright. JEWELRY STOLEN. Theives made a raid on the store of George W. Heard last Friday night and made their get-a-way with about $5OO worth of jewelry. No place was found where the thieves broke into the store house, and it is thought they were locked up in the store when they closed up Friday night, and after all were asleep they gently gathered up the costly apparel, and went out the door, the locks being made on the night-latch fashion, that is, parties on the inside can get out, but those on the outside can not get in without a key. SHERIFF’S SALE. GEORGIA, FORSYTH COUNTY: Will be sold before the court house door in the town of Cumming, in said county, within the legal hours of sale to the highest bidder for cash, on the first Tuesday in February 1916, the fol lowing described property to wit: 100 bushels of corn more or less, 1200 bun dles of fodder more or less and fifty bushels of cotton seed more or less Levied upon as the property of Albert L. Day to satisfy a distress warrant for rent in favor of C. H. Kendrick against the said Albert L. Day This Jan. sth, 1916. W. W. Reid, Sheriff NOTICE TO TEACHERS We want all teachers who are interested in the better ment of Forsyth county schools to meet with us on our regular meeting day, Jan. 8, 1916. We trust that our association will be well represented on that date. Let us try to make this the best year of school work that Fersyth county has ever had. Hoping to meet all teachers on that date, I am Respectfully yours, Jesse Bales, Pres. Streams Runs High. The heavy rains of Tuesday night u week ago did a large amout o.i. damage to the bridg es over the county on account of exceeding high water. The approach to the Strick land bridge between Cumming and Buford was washed a way, and the mail is now being transferred at the river by means of u ladder. Smith Har rison brings the mail to the river whf*>he meets Mr. Fow ler and tl'*y climb the ladder and transfer it. What is known as the Flow ery Branch bridge at Lights ferry was tartly washed away and in fact, it is said that it will not pay to repair it. Several bridges over smaller streams were damaged consid erably. The Hammond bridge one at the John Webb place, and several others over the county, but we understand they are all repaired and the public is crossing them. It was certainly a heavy rain. It rained and rained, and come light showers be tween rains. 1 John Poss said that the river only lacked 1-2 feet, being as high as it was during the fresh et August 28 years ago, and he lives at the river and ought to know. ADMITTED TO THE BAR. Mr J. Furman Echols, who has been employed in the of fice of Col. C L. Harris stood the , 'or nHmiocjon L to the Bar at Marietta on the 16th. His papers have been graded and the Board of Bar Exami ners announce that he was suc cessful and was entitled to plead and practise in this good state. He has opened up his office in the court house, the room formerly occupyed by Col. Kir by, and is now ready to take cases and fight them out with other attorneys. Furman is well qualified to make a good lawyer, and by close application to his studies will some day reach the top round of the ladder. We wish him sucess GEORGIA, FORSYTH COUNTY: In Re: J. H. Willard, Bankrupt. By virtue of an order granted by Hon. N. L. Hutchins, Referee in Bank ruptcy, will be sold, at public outcry, on the first Tuesday in February 1916, at the court house dcor in said county, between the legal hours of sale, all that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the fourteenth district and first sec tion said county and state,- consisting of the following lots and parts of lots of and to wit: 434, 435, one acre in north west corner of lot no 436, 402, 401, and the north half of lot no. 400, 343, 342 and 341, said tract containing in the ag gregate 301 acres, more or less. Said land to be sold all together or in the following tracts as may appear to the Trustee to be to the best interest of the estate. Ist tract. Lots Nos. 434, 435, and one acre in northwest corner of lot No. 436, containing 81 acres, more or less. 2nd tract. Lots Nos. 402, 401, and north half of lot No. 400, containing 100 acres, more or less. 3rd tract. Lots Nos. 341, 342, 343* containing 120 acres, more or less; Said sale to be made subject to the approval of the court and creditors and success ful bidders will be required to deposit with the Trustee iO per cent, of their bid on day of sale, and if sale is con firmed remainder to be paid in cash at which time proper titles*.will be made. Said sale to be made free from the | lien of N. B. Black. Possession to be given as soon as sale 'is confirmed and full payment made. This Jan. 5,1916. J. A. Otwell Trustee of J. H. Willard, in Bankruptcy. WEDDINGS. Mr. Grady Martin and Miss Annie Wheeler were happily married Dec. 26th, at the res idence of Esq. J. L. Norrell, who performed the ceremony. Esq. Norrell also tied the knot that made R. A. Morgan and Dora Whitmire man and wife on Jan. 2nd. J. C. Newton of Dawson county and Miss Myrtle Wallis daughter of G. L. Wallis were married Jan. Ist, by Esq Nor rell. Mr. Hack Reid, son of Sher iff Reid of Cumming, and Miss Velvie Holland, daughter of Mr. Jim Holland of Birming ham, were happily married on the 26th, by Rev. Garrison. Mr. Carl Bramblett and Miss Clara Sweeney, were united in marriage on the 26th. Mr. Ewell Terry and Miss Lillian Holbrook were happily married last Sunday. We do not know who performed the ceremony. Mr. Marion Self and Miss Nellie Puckett were married Sunday December 26th, Rev. James Holbrook officiating. The News wishes all these young couples, a long happy and prosperous life. BEAVER RUIN Rev. L. H. Burgess filled his regular appointment at Beaver Ruin Saturday and Sunday. Mr. Milton Tidwell and fam ily spent Sunday night at Mr. J. G. Harpmonds. . Mrs. J. L. Majors and son, visited at Alt, DamosATu 11 mu's, part of last week. Miss Ruby Bruce was the guest of Miss Grace Wheeler Sunday afternoon. Miss Janie Phagan spent one day last week with Miss Lavada Samples. Mr. and Mrs. Hansel Smith spent Friday night at Homer Smith’s. Miss Grace Wheeler visited Mrs. Carrie Smith Thursday night. Mr. Homer Smith, wife and little son spent one night last week with Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Tate in Cumming. Guess I’d better skiddoo.. Hazel. OTHER LOCALS. Rev. T. P. Tribble and fami ly spent Xmas with his father on route 2, and W. A. Lathem of Lathemtown. Mrs. G. L. Jones of Norcross who has been visiting her sis ter, Mrs. J. B. Patterson, has returned home. Mr. Warren Brannon and wife have moved to the Harri son Hawkins house on Gaines ville street. Several family Xmas trees were held in Cumming during the holidays and the little folks enjoyed them very much. Mr. T. A. Tate and wife of New Holand spent the holidays with his father, Mr. W. M. Tate and other relatives here. Mr.. J. M. Bell has returned from the Sanitorium at Gaines ville, and says his leg is better since the operation. We are requested to an nounce that Rev. J. W. Thomas will preach at Spot the third Sunday afternoon. Every one interested in re pairing Mt. Zion church will please meet the third Sunday evening at 3:30 o'clock. Miss Mae Denson, who has been. spending sometime with sister, Mrs Claude Brown, has returned to her home at Mc- Collum, Ga. PRICE 75 CENTS PER YEAR I Mr. Vesta Day of route 6 re- I ports a boy at his home. The Masons held their month ly meeting Tuesday night. Mr. Ed Rhodes and family have moved to the C. M. Rider farm on route 6. Mr Damos Mullinax of route 6 has a 12 pound boy at his home. Mr. L. Edmondson spent a few days in Atlanta during Xmas. Miss Cliff Otwell spent a day or two last week with Misa Ollie Buice on route 3. Mr. Lonnie Denson spent the Xmas holidays with his father at McCollum, Ga. Mr. J. L. Johnson has moved into the house vacated by Alex Vaughan. Col. L. E. Wisdom, who is staying at Gainesville selling Fords, was here a day or two this week on business. Mr. Thad Pickett and fami ly of Atlanta spent the holidays with Mr. J. R. Echols and fam ily. Mr. Ezra Johnson and family have moved into the house vacated by his father on Moody hill. G. W. Willbanks has just re ceived a nice bunch of medium size young mules, for sale• cheap for cash or good note. The Xmas tree at the school building Xmas eve night was well attended and much enjoy ed by the little folks. Mr. Harry Fisher, whxl has been spending jtometime «yith hie lather here returned to his work at Dallas. Mr. W. K. Crow and fa toil/ have moved to Atlanta. Mr. A. O. Barrett has moved into the house vacated by him. Mr. A. J. Sanders of near Chamblee, who has been visit ing his father, Mr. James San ders, has returned home. Mr. and Mrs. Bon Durham of Dahlonega were here dur ing the holidays on a few days visit to relatives. Mr. J. T. Blackstone has moved to town occupying the house vacated by Tom Chat ham. Mrs. M. O. Foster spent a day or two during Xmas with Mr A. G. Hockenhull and fam ily Mr. M. B. Rice of near Beth el killed the largest hog we haveheard of this season. This was some hog, and tapped the scales at 626 pounds. Miss Ferrell Humphries and Mr. Ivan Humphries of Atlan ta are here this week on a visit to their grand-father, Mr. L. Edmondson. The Roach farm on the river was sold at Alpharetta Tues day by S. H. Allen, Commiss ioner, and was bought by Mr. Medlock for $11,546.00. Mr. Sport Merritt is again connected with the News in the capacity of Linotype operator and bids fair to making a good one. There were 9,402 bales of cotton ginned in Forsyth coun ty up to December 18th this year, as compared to 10,285 to same time last year, showing a decrease of 883 bales. Mr. J. B. L. Hansard of Wichita Falls, Texas, is visit ing his father, Mr. A. L. Han sard, on route 6. He says that he likes Texas and has no idea of moving back, but likes to come and see the people oc casionally.