The Forsyth County news. (Cumming, Ga.) 19??-current, June 29, 1917, Image 1
~ V The Forsyth County News Vol. 9. No. 26. LOCAL AND PERSONAL Mr. R. T. Shadburn was in Atlanta on business Saturday. Rev. Gober tilled his appoint ment at New Hope Sunday. Mr. W. S. Davenport is report ed on the sick list. We regret to learn of the il'- nesc of Mr. B. C. Fowler of route 4, Miss Ollie Fowler of Gainesville' visited homefolks the last of tl e week. Col. C. L. Harris was in the Gate City on business first of the I week. Miss Leona Haygood of route 8 spent the week-end with Mr. G. L. Heard and family. Mr. Guy Buice of Suwanee is visiting Mr. J. E. Brooks and family this week. Col. H, L. Patterson was i;j Alpharetta on business Satur day. There w r ere no services in town Sunday on account ox the big singing. Mr. A. G. Hockenhull spent Saturday in the Gate City on business Mr. Claude Hope of Winder was here Tuesday. Mrs. Hope and little son returned home with him. Mr. Chas. Stone, Librarian in the University of Okla., was a recent visitor to Col. C. L. Har ris and family. The Young Peoples’ Missio nary. Society will meet at the Baptist church next Friday jjight at 8:30 o’clock. V ~j. 'and Mrs, pliff Vaughan of Boswell spent'Saturday and Sunday with Mr. W. J. Groover and family. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. M Owen of near Oakwood spent the week-| end with relatives here, and at tended the singing. Miss Hallah McClure of Nor cross spent Saturday and Sun day with Mrs. Marcus Mash burn. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Webb of Norcross spent the week-end with Mrs. Ruth Hawkins and other relatives in town. Miss Ruth Pirkle, who has been atcnding the Georgia Nor mal and Industrial College at Milledgeville, has returned home. Mr. C. C. Foster of Roswell spent Monday in Cumming on business. He has many friends here who are always glad to see him. Beaver Ruin church will or dain deacons on Saturday be fore the Ist Sunday in July. Pas tors and deacons of sister churc ches are invited. Mr. J. O. Wages and family of Auburn w r ere here Sunday attending the singing They have many friends here who w r ere glad to see them. Mr. J. A. Kelley has started out with his threshing machine The wheat crop is very short but Mr. Kelley is whiling to do his bit toward saving what is made. Mr. C. M. McClure of Toc coa has our thanks for renewal mailed us last week. Clyde has many friends who will be glad to know that he is doing well at Toccoa. We are requested to announ ce that Rev. Roper will preach at Haw Creek the 4th Sunday in July at 11 o’clock. Every body invited to go out and hear him. Mr. U. L. Wofford of Buford has our thanks for renewal. Ulus says he works all the time overeat Buford amd doesn’t have time to send in his renewal, right at the time his paper expires. | Rev. F. T. Wills filled his ap pointment at Norcross Sunday. Mr. W. J. Mashburn spent Thursday and Friday in the Gate City on business. Mr. M. B. Rice of near Bethel spent the week-end with Mr. Major Nuckolls and family. Mr. Otto Forrist and family spent the week-end with rela tives in Cherokee county. Strickland & Wisdom,s brick kiln caught fire Monday, and is still burning. j Edmondson & Pirkle are showing a nice line of Patriotic j stationery. Call and see them. Mr. Hovt Brannon and fam ily of Dawsonville spent Satur day night and Sunday with Mrs. W. R. Otwell. Mr. F. G. Roberts of Cordele spent the week-end with his family here, and took in the singing Sunday Mr. Will Westbrook and fam ily of Flowery Branch spent Saturday and Sunday with Mrs. Bettie Phillips near town. Mr. J. E. Kirby and family spent the last of the week in Atlanta with their daugher, Mrs. E. .1 .Taum. Mr. Henry Patterson, who' has been spending vacation with homefolks, has returned i to his work in Atlanta. Mr. Geo. L. Merritt has re turned from Lexington, Ga., j where he has been on a business i trip. Misses Ruth Benmsr ! -*ynd Ge 'ria^. Mitchell v of spent first of the es Fannie and Susan‘riarison. Mr. Holifield, an army officer from Atlanta, was here Friday and Saturday getting volun teers. The seining season opens next Monday, and the creeks and branches will be filled with people fishing. Col. L. E. Wisdom of Gaines ville has been here a few days this week in the interest of the new garage which he is to erect near the Methodist church. Messrs Charley Boone and Tom Andrews have enlisted as volunteers in the United States army, and left Monday for At lanta. Mr. John Ed Kirby went to Atlanta last Thursday for an operation on his tonsils. He stood the operation well and is expected home this week. Mr. H. J. Wolfe, who is oper ating Merritt & Smith’s big trucks over at Lexington spent Saurday and Sunday with his family in town. Mr. John D. Hansard, a for mer Forsyth county citizen, now living near Duluth, spent the last of the week witli rela tives on route 6. Misses Ruth and Mary Paris, the bright daughtrs of Mr. J. B. Paris, of Alpharetta, are visit ing Mr. Joel Webb and family and other relatives in town. Mr. Major Nuckolls and fam ily, and Mrs. Clarence Allen of Gainesville, are spending a few days with Mr. Ben Rice and fam iy in Colquitt county. They made a trip through in a car, and will doubtless have a pleas ant trip. Col and Mrs. J. P. Fowler, and litle daughter, left Monday for Atlanta, where Mr. Fowler 'goes as representtatives from 'this county. They will rent rooms and do light housekeep ! ing, and thus cut down the high cost of living. Jarrett has many friends here who look foi’W’ard to his serving well the people 1 of the county. Sunshine in The Home, Power in The Life. CUMMING, GA., JUNE 29' r H, 1917. June Singing Spasms. IT was a sucksess. Everybody enjoyed the day. Charlie Hendrix was at his best. The behavior was mighty gooc). Very little “bone dry” was to be seen or smelt. Atlanta was pretty well rep resented. Fifty one weeks from next Sunday until the next one. John Webb was here and had the time of his life. President Wallis was the hap piest man on the ground. They began to arrive by nine o'clock, and just kept a comink Wo didn’t see anybody" we kno.vcd from California. Fried chicken was thick as hops on the ground at the din ner hour. They come in autos, buggies, wagons, bicycles, motorcycles, and a few horseback. No weddings happened to mar the happiness of the occas ion. doe Dodd and Clayt Edwards just couldn’t miss it. They came early. Several were here “from Mis sorrle” but they were easily shown. Gainesville sent her usual del egation, and Buford more than common. There were enough people here to w hip Germany in a fair fight. Frank Stewart run over from Waleska. He has never missed .oiie, and doesn’t fqel he can. IT’S name should be changed to ‘ The State-Wide Singing” be cause people come here from all over the state. There were about five hund red fords, 30 automobiles, and hundreds of buggies and wrng ons. It was the best dressed crowd we ever saw. No one would think w r e had a wmr on hand to see the pretty dresses. Haaynie Brooks iow r ed it was the biggest crow T d that ev er come to this June singing in Cumming. There were numbers of good leaders here and the singing was fine, in fact, way above the average. We estimated the crow r d at six to seven thousand. Some say there w r ere at least ten to twelve thousand. Ye editor attended in the af ternoon but refused to lead a song for fear he wrnuld mar the pleasure of the occasion. Everybody invited t< come next year. It will be held at the court house, and the park will be glad to welcome you. Canton, Ball Ground and Jas per sent over a few to let us all know that their towns were still alive and knew a good thing w’hen they saw it. The Lord only knows how many good lookiig women w 7 ere here, but it looked like there might be a hundred thous and. There was some little “court ing” going on in the court house yard. The reasoi we know is that the gals woild talk thru their fans. That's the best sign in the world. Tandy Anglh counted the autos, etc. that massed his house that morning. 225 automobiles 115 wagons and buggies and one motorcy le. The autos would averag< 7 to the car, bug gies and wag<ns three, and only one on the notorcycle. That makes 1921 teople. | Volunteers. * . The President of the United States and the Governor of Georgia have called for 2,500 men from Georgia for the Reg ular Army by June 30th. These 40 ■ men ar> urgently needed now to carry out the plans of the war Department. Any delay in fur nishing them is going to be a serious handicap for the Govern ment. Georgia leads the U. S. today in Postmaster Recruiting, but only about 500 of the 1,400 post masters make it a point to send in all men possible by June 30th and Jivdp the Government out in this critical period of the war? These men are needed now ,o be trained to be non commissioned officers for the big National Army to be organ ized in August. It is the big chance a young man has to get in now and be ready to command in the near future. Enclosed herewith are letters from Hon. Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War, and from the Chief Signal Of fice j, Southeastern Department which show that the policy of the Army is to promote men from the ranks. I wish to impress on you, and through you the people of the State that the best way to get a commission in the Army is to en list now and work for promo tion. Them an with ability who tion. The man wih ability who enipts now is the man who will bef an officer inside of six _ % ths. Further delay menas iejp" cjjance; this is the big for any man. Very respectfully, G. V. HEIDT, ‘ Capt. Inf., R. O. Lodge Notice. A regular communication of Lafayett Lodge No. 44 Free and accepted Masons' will be held in their Lodge room next Tuesday evening July 3, 1917 at 8:30 o’clock. Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Masters degrees will be conferred. A cordial invitation is extend ed to all duly qualified breth ren to attend. By order of W. E. Lipscomb, W. M. K. A. Kemp, Secretary. Notice to Correspondents. Some of our correspondents have named July 4, at 9 o’clock as the date for a meeting. I shall be delighted to have you all with me on that day. It is the day we print the News, and in the afternoon would suit better for the meeting. At the same time I want the meeting held at a time that best suits the convenience of all of you. Conie on that day, and let’s talk over matters that will, I believe, be an inspiration to you as well as myself, and will help greaty in building up the News to a much better paper. It now ranks one of the best in the state but -with your co-operation it can be made THE BEST. Come July 4th. I shall expect you. J. B. Patterson. Card of Thanks. We wish to thank our neigh bors and friends for their kind ness shown us during the sick ness and death of our darling baby and especially Dr. R. H. Bramblett for his faithfulness. May God’s richest blessings rest upon each and every one is our prayer. S. E. Evans and family. Court House Singing. The class met at 9 o’clock and was called to order by Pres M. T. Wallis, who sang 1 song. Prayer was offered by Bro. G. W. Southard. The President appointed the arranging committee to-wit: A J Green, Andrew Phagan, B. P. Roper, Miles Lance and Claud Wheeler. President sang 3 songs with Linton Wallis organist. Then the following leaders was introduced to the class, E. A*. Bramblett 2 songs, Charlie Hendrix organist. Prof. C. O. Hendrix 4 songs, Miss Lillie Hendrix organist. A. J. Phagan 2 songs, Charlie Hendrix organist. Dewart Brannon 2 songs, R. W. Echols 2 songs, Charlie Hen drix organist. Linton Wallis 2 songs. Miss Lillie Hendrix organist. Recess 15 minutes. The class w as called to order by President singing 1 song, Prof. Manuel Pirkle organist. The President introduced to the class Prof. Pirkle, who sang 3 songs, C. O. Hendrix organist- John Webb 2 songs, Prof Pir lde organist. G. W. Bagwell 2 songs, C. O. Hendrix organist. Edwin moore 2 songs, C. O. Hendrix organist. The books used by the class was Vaughan’s, Moore’s and Beasley’s. The class then dismissed for one hour and a half for dinner. The class was then called to order by the President, who sang 2 songs in thd Christian Harmony, J. C. Bagwell organ ist. Then was introduced to the class the following leaders us ing the Sacred Harp and Chris tian Harmony. W. M. M. Reeves 2 songs, J. G. Reeves 2 songs, W. A. Cooper 2 songs, W. A. Jett 2 songs, Miss lona Reeves 2 songs, A. H. Perry of Atlanta 2 songs, C. O. Hendrix 2 songs, M. T. Wallis 2 songs, S. J. Lindsey 1 song, Noah Reeves Jr., 2 songs. Recess for 15 minutes. Then was again called to or der by President singing 1 song using the new- book, C. O. Hen drix organist. Linton Wallis 2 songs, C. 0. Hendrix organist. George Waldrip 2 songs, C. O. Hendrix organist. G. W. Bagwell 2 songs. Miss Lillie Hendrix organist. Arthur Williams 2 songs Miss Lillie Hendrix organist. Duet by C. O. Hendrix, Miss Lillie Hendrix organist. President 1 song, C. O. Hen drix organist. Dismissed by J. T. Hendrix. We believe this was the best singing that has ever been at Cumming. Everybody was invi ted to come back next year. M. T. Wallis, Pres. J. E. Boling, Sec’y Annual Singing at Sharon. According to adjournment from annual singing of last year, the 1917 annual singing will be the second Sunday in July, (all day) Leaders and singers every where invited to come. We most especially invite all chick en raisers to come and bring the chicken with them. Troy Buice, Pres. Geo. W. Buice, Sec’y If you want a good sewing machine at a moderate price call on Edmondson & Pirkle, they can fit you up. t In Memory of Edwin Milford. Edwin Milford departed this life April 20, 1917, being only three years and seven months of age. He was the baby of A. W. and Dora Milford. He leaves father and mother, two brothers and five sisters, together with many relatives and friends to mourn his death Our loss is his eternal gain. When he was well he sweet ly sang, “There will be no dark valley when Jesus comes”. Though he is away his singing seems plain to me to-day. While leaving this world of sorrow his smiling face showed plainly to us that the valley was not dark when Jesus came for him. He was a bright sweet child and words cannot express how much we miss him. It was sad to know his foot prints would soon begone from the field to be seen no more. His North Georgia friends, together with new acquaint ances in South Georgia grieve for him. I expect some day to join with Edwin in heaven and hope we will meet him bye and bye. A’ritten by his heart-broken mother, Dora Milford, Montezuma, Ga. SILVER SHOALS. As I haven’t seen any dots from here I will try and write a few. Misses Mae and Clarice Mil wood and Jewell Milwood spent Saturday in Gainesville. • Mr. and Mfs. R. A. Kay spent Sunday with W. M. Turner. Mr George Driskell of Gaines ville w r as in this part Sunday Mr. Ansel Castleberry and wife spent one night last week with his sister, Mrs. Bart Mil wood. There will be a singing at Silver Shoals the first Sunday in July. Profs. Pirkle and Mul linax and Phagan and several other good leaders are expect ed to be there, so everybody invLed to com i and bring new books. Tall. To My Friends And Customers. Since opening up mule, bug gy and wagon business here in Cumming, Ga., three and one half years ago it has certainly been my motto to hand you the very best mule, buggy and wag on I could buy for the money. I have tried out buggies from several different factories and experience proves to me that J. G. Smith buggy of Barnes ville, Ga., is decidely the best that I have ever had on my floor I have sold five cars of these out and I find that every buggy out is an advertisement for my bus iness. * 1 have arranged to have Mr. Jones, the salesman from whom I buy Smith buggies to spend Saturday, July 7th, here and he wants to talk to every man in this county if he can about Smith buggies on that day. Come to see us if you possibly can and let us show you the strong points of the J. G. Smith buggy. G. W. Wilbanks. Notice, I have just taken in another pasture and it has got enough grass for 25 head of cattle. It is the best pasture I ever saw. Rates from 25c to 75c per month. 1 1 W. H. Montgomery 75c per year.