THE FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS
Cumulation over Forsyth, Fulton, Cherokee, Dawson, Lumpum,
Hall and Qwinnett Counties
~~ THE FA I'Fit THAT APPRECIATES YOUR PATRONAGE
Published Every Thursday at Cumming, Georgia
KOY P. OTWELL Elditor and Owner
JAMES L. REEVES Associate Editor
PER YEAR IN ADVANCE J 2OO
Entered us Second Cluss Matter August 10, 1910.
Class postage paid at Cumming, Georgia.
Advertising Rates Made Known Upon Application
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF FORSYTH COUNTY
AND CITY OF CUMMING
No one has been arrested lately for going
Smartness, rather than sincerity, is what ruins
Three good rules for success: Advertise, ad
Enough cash in the palm will get a soothsayer
to see anything.
Calling a movement subversive does not nec
essary make it subversive.
One of the mysteries of life is why people
with brains are too busy to use them.
One still hears the argument that if it were
good enough for grandpa, it’s good enough for
grandchild. What about the gout?
Most of the good things that come to indi
viduals in life have to be paid for in some
The best laid plans will not produce dollars
unless they are backed by energy and hard
Fussy people should be made to live alone,
so that they won’t have anyone to be fussy
Theory is all right for the books, but it
takes practical expression of ideas to make
The Bible still outsells any book published,
and, whether you believe it or not, it is still
• The ooft-ppredicted buyers’ strike will occur,
according to observers, when the people run
out of money.
The best friend is. the person who tells you
the truth, not the one who tells you what you
want him to.
Jobs often mean little or nothing to those
who have them; they mean everything to those
American expert on foreign affairs; A man
who has been across the Atlantic and spent a
few weeks abroad.
Advertising in THE NEWS must be a good
thing' or there wouldn t be so many repeating
There are some individuals in every com
munity who really believe in the dictator prin
ciple, "provided they can be dictator.
Supporting home town merchants is the cor
rect behavior for loyal citizens who expect other
people to patronize their business.
The Forsyth County News
JAMES T COOTS
SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE
Excavation of Thalley Creek in
the Settingdown Creek Watershed
is expected to begin within a week.
Clearing the right-of-way began
last week. Patten Brothers, Roswell
Georgia are the contractors. Asa
result of this work approximately
100 acres of bottom land will have
much better drainage.
A pond site was checked on the
property of Charles Wcodham last
week by SCS technicians.
Eugene Evans near Ducktovvn
worked out a soil and wa<er con
servation plan for his 47 acres
farm last week. The plan calls for
seven acres of new permanent pas
ture and fish pond management on
a one acre pond. Woodland acres
will be protected from fire. John
M. Garrett, SCS technician assisted
Mr. Evans with the plan.
C. T. Waite, Jr. district cooper'
ator, northeast of Cumming plans
to improve permanent pastures to
take care of 100 head of beef cattle
annually. Mr. Waits fertilizers his
pasture annually using nitrogen
fertilizers in the spring and com
plete fertilizers in the fall.
Chapter No. 14
Royal Arch Masons
MEETS ON FIRST & THIRD
Power began flowing this week
from Oliver dam, the Georgia Pow
er Company’s new hydroelectric
generating plant on the Chatta
hoochee river at Columbus.
The plant’s initial power is being
produced by an 18.000 kilowatt
generator. When thre additional
generators are placed in service
:at later dates this summer. Oliver
dam’s total generating capacity
will reach 60,000 kilowatts, making
'it one of the company’s larger hy
| Construction work began two
years ago. The company ooints out
that the $14,410,000 installation will
Increase Georgia Power’s total gen
erating capacity to 1.836,670 kilo
watts, providing “ever-increasing
encouragement” for business firms
seeking industrial sites in the state.
| Oliver dam in interconnected by
the company’s vast network of
transmission lines with its other
steam and hydroelectric plants
throughout the state of Georgia.
| A 2,480 acre lake has been creat
ed by the new dam. Provision has
bee n made for the future instatla
tion of navigation locks at the
option of the federal government.
| Oliver dam is one of a group of
dams known as the Middle Chatta
hoochee Development. This deve'oo
ment will contribute toward full
utilization of the Chattahoochee
for navigation, flood control, water
supplies for municipalities and in
dustries, and recreation purposes
in addition to the production of
| The 75 foot high and 2.021 foot
long dam. with its powerhouse in
stallation, is named for James M.
Oliver, former executive vice presi
dent and general manager of th
Gorgia Powr Company. Now re
tired, Mp. Oliver is a veteran of
43 years of service in the public
FOR RENT 6-room house located
on Highway No. 19 near Silver
City—Contact Dewey Wall- Phone
day Tu. 7—2338. Night Tu. 7 7488
NOTICE- I have a strayed Shoat
j Owner can get same by Identifying
| and paying feed cost and for ad—
G. L. Tallant, Rt. 1, Cumming
JfOR SALE—I have several nice
[wooded lots 1-4 mile from Lake
Lanier, public access road. Tele
phones available, also nice Trailor
parking lots, 100 x 100—Phone
Does Not Cost!
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Phone Tu. 7*2321 Cumming, Ga.
Thurgdav, July 30. 1959.