Still hot and dry.
No rain here for six weeks or
Mrs C F Fickling spent Monday
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Turner spent
Monday in Macon.
Both white ond yellow pickling
vinegar at C M Bartletts.
Dr. R. C. Montgomery spent
Tuesday in Columbus on business.
Who will be the first in Taylor
county to exhibit a cotton bloom?
Miss Alice Stewart, of Rupert,
is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
“Pledge Day” for war saving
stamps, June 28th. Get ready
Our boys are giving splendid
account of themselves “over
Mr. J. B. Ellis is spending the
week with Butler relatives and
Mrs S A Murray, of Tazewell, is
the guest of Dr. and Mrs. W. W.
Mrs. J. E. Fountain and chil
dren will spend the week-end at
Mrs. Mary Brooks, of Macon,
was the week-end guest of Mrs.
G. C. Smith.
Three cents a mile passenger
fares on all railroads became ef
A marriage license was recently
issued to Mr Milton Mathews and
Miss Ethel Wynn.
Mrs. Leonard Cross has re
turned to Butler after a pleasant
visit to Reynolds.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hammonds
are receiving the congratulations
of their many friends in the gift
of a son June 5th.
Prof, and Mrs. Chas R. Brown,
Mr. James Childs. Miss Atholine
Childs and Mrs W A Childs were i improving, though very slowly.
Atlanta visitors this week.
Crops generally in the county-
are on the verge 1 of decline on ac
count of the drouth. Local show
ers of rain in some sections have
been very much appreciated but
a general rain is badly needed.
Airplanes from Southern Field,
near Americus, may be seen oc
casionally in this section, as in
structions in the use of these ma
chines have begun in earnest, and
in the practice they cover a wide
Fickling Masonic Lodge will
resume work tomorrow night in
the Masters degree and that de
gree conferred on several candi
dates in waiting. All members of
the lodge and visiting masons are
invited to be present.
^ The County Sunday School
Convention convenes next Satur
day and Sunday at Howard. Ev
ery Sunday school attendant in
the county is urged to attend the
sessions of the convention, which
will be instructive as well as in
Mrs Bertha Simmons Smith, of
Barney, Ga., was brought to her
father’s Mr. W. G. Simmons, of
ner Garden Valley last week. She
was accompanied home by her
father and mother and attending
physician, and is reported to be
Linw.ood McGee, eldest son of
Mr and Mrs Arthur McGee was
painfully injured Monday by be
ing thrown from a bicycie. Most
of his injuries were about the
face which was severaly bruised,
including a fractured nose and
the loss of several teeth. There
were no witnesses to the unfortu
nate accident and the little fellow
lay unconscious for some time
before being discovered.
Miss Amzie Chapman
guest of her sister, Mrs.
Turk, at Reynolds.
Mrs. Leigh Cook, of Geneva, is
the attractive guest of Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Bartlett.
Butler needs a new school
building. All who endorse this
statement let us know.
WANTED.—100 Fryers at 50
cents each. M. A. Chapman.
Mrs. A. J. McGee has returned
home after a pleasant visit to rela
tives in Birmingham.
Mr. A. J. Morse, of Byromville,
was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Fountain Sunday.
Mrs R. A. Jones and little
daghter have been the guests of
Mr E W Payne and family.
Graham Wade, of Reynolds,
will spend his school vacation
with J A Wilson and family.
Mr. J. E. Fountain and son,
Morris, of Southern Field aviation
camp, were home for the week
Sheriff Beeland accompanied
by Hon. J. A. Mathews, of Rey
nolds, spent Friday at Thomaston
lieves rheumatism, sprains, neu-
Mrs. N. B.Plumer, of Anthoney,
Fla., is visiting the family of Mr.
H C Shealy and other relatives in
Saturday only, 6 -bars Clean
Easy Soap for 25c.
C. M. BARTLETT.
Miss Ruth Adams, who is at
tending a business college at Ma
con is with home folks for the
Mr. P. F. Vanlandingham, of
Howard, another of the county’s
best citizens, was mingling with
friends in Butler yesterday.
Mrs Minnie Weaver and chil
dren, of Buena Vista, are expect
ed tomorrow and will be the |
guests of Mrs S A Peebles.
For a limited time only we are !
pleased to offer The Delineator
12 months, for 95c.
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Mrs. A. J. Morse and children,
who have been the guests the
past week of Mrs. u. E. Foun
tain, have returned to Byrom
Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Lavfield,
and their two sons, Martelle and
Ralph, of Albany, are with their
mother, Mrs J T Adams, for a few
Mrs. J. T. Carson and Miss Lil
Carson will go to Gainesville, Ala.,
where they will be the guests
during several days of Mr. Forest
The total number of young men
in Taylor county to register for
military service on June 5th was
77. This includes both whites
] attracted much attention, it being
Hon. A. H. Sealy, of Howard, j the first complete eclipse the
was a visitor to the city- Monday, j younger generation had seen. For
He is one of the county’s bestJ nearly an hour it was almost dark,
citizen? and has hundreds of j like at early twilight. Hundreds
loyal friends. | viewed the spectacle through
Just received shipment of Ceil- j snl0 ^ e ^ glasses,
ing, Flooring and Weatherboard
ing. J. T. MATHEWS
Butler ‘citizens are likely to
find themselves without sugar al
most any day. The supply is get
ting low almost impossible to be
obtained, so the merchants say.
A number of cities in the state al
ready report the suply entirely
Don’t overlook the fact that I
am closing out my Cool Cloth
and Palm Beach clothes, Straws
and Panama Hats at cost. Buy
now while you can get fitted.
C. M. BARTLETT.
Messrs T. J. Hart and F R Pur
vis of Howard, and Hon R A Hin
ton, of Reynolds, were in' Butlei
Tuesday attending the regular
monthly meeting of the directors
of the Butler Banking Co. Each
of these gentlemen are among the
county’s most substantial busi
I am pleased to announce to my
friends that I am prepared to in
flate your automobile tires with
air free of charge. This applies
not only to my customers of
gasoline and oils, but those of my
competitors as well.
D. W. ROGERS.
The eclipse of the sun Satur-
Butler boys who are now in the
thickest of the battle in France,
being members of the 151st Ma
chine Gun Battalion, Rainbow
Division in which three Macon
boys were killed in batttle Mon
day, are Messrs Joe Rawls and
O. P. Harris. The former is a
son of Mr B B Rawls while the
latter is a brother of Mr. E. L.
Harris. They have the interest
and prayers of their friends for
FOR SALE—30 bushels extra
good Spanish peanuts at 7c per
pound. J. T. MATHEWS.
Prominent visitors to Butler
Tuesday included the following:
Lieut C. Mulkey West, of Chatta
nooga, Mrs. W. S. Hancock and
son of St Louis; Misses Mamie
and Dita Mae West and Mr.
James McDonough, of Atlanta.
They were spend-the-day guests
of Mrs. J. J. West and family, and
were en route to Atlanta from
Buena Vista where they have
been visiting for several days.
Keen interest of all our people
is directed now in the 82 Division
of the U. S. army, which is soon
to be placed on an important sec
tion on the line against the ene
my in France, for in this division
there are not only hundreds of
Georgia boys by a number, from
this county, as in company K. 325
regiment, under CUpj. 0. Q. Mel
ton, there are the following young
men from Taylor county: J. J.
Shealy, A. T. Aultman, Frank
Slaughter, Henry Peacock and
Miss Mary L Simpson, who dur
ing several days last week was
the admired guest of Mrs. J. W.
Edwards, left Monday for her
home at Lumpkin. Miss Simpson
is a musician or rare talent and
ability both in piano and voice.
Her solos as a part of the de
lightful program, rendered at the
Baptist church Friday night by
pupils of Mrs Edwards’ class
music and also at the preaching
service at the Methodist church
Sunday night, were greatly en
joyed and appreciated.
The food administration having
Mr Tti68 McGee and Mi:
Taliaferro Married Saturday
Miss Rosa Fountain, who has
her vacation to the delight of her
Little Margarett Harrell, daugh
ter of Rev and Mrs L A Harrell,
has been quite sick this week, but
we are pleased to learn of her im
Mr. E. L. Rawls has enlisted in
the U. S. Navy and is spending
some day's at home waiting for
further instructions from gov
Peach shipping continues on
the rush. Owing to the scarcety
of packers much of the fruit is
packed in refrigerator cars in or
dinary picking baskets.
The Delineator, the greatest
fashion publication, 12 months
for only 95 cents.
I. F. PEEBLES & CO.
I day afternoon was a feature that I taken over the ice manufacture
and sale in Georgia as a conser
vation program during the fruit
season, soda fountains, restaur
ants and hotels here are obeying
orders by the curtailment of the
use of cracked, shaved or crushed
ice. Moreover ice dealers have
been without ice for private family
use for several days, which has
caused some inconvenience to
those who are dependent on this
necessity. However, the situation
may be relieved today as a car
load has been promised for this
Dr. Eli Garrett and family are
spending the week in Atlanta
while the former is attending the
been attending G N & I College ! state convention of Georgia den-
at Milledgeville, is at home for tists - They were accompanied
as far as Forsyth, by Mrs. I. W.
Garrett, who is spending the
week with relatives and friends.
Messrs Brooks & Trussed are
expecting a car of ice today and
on arrival will resume city delivery
of same. They urgently request
the co-operation of housekeepers
by receiving ice promptly at their
front doors. Hereafter Sunday
hour for delivery at ice house
only will be confined strictly' to
one hour, from 8 to 9 o’clock. j
Judge A. H. Riley, Mr. J. W Ri- j
ley, Mrs. J. T. Gray and Mr. F. C.j
Jarrell motored to Mountville, Ga., j
Sunday where they spent the day:
most pleasantly with Mrs. Nora M. 1
Woodward formerly of this city.
Two very desireabie rooms
with connecting door, good neigh
borhood. Further information
furnished by calling at the Her
FOR SALE—Thorough bred rat
puppies. See me at once.
D. F. CHAPMAN.
Setter Pups For Sale,
The numerous Taylor county
friends of Mrs Woodward will be
delighted to know that during
the past several months she has
been enjoying the best of health
Thorough bred, entitled to reg
istration. Come at once.
R. C. MONTGOMERY.
Prof, and Mrs. W. M. Pettis, of
Rockmart, Ga., are expected^Sun-1 an d happiness
day. They will be cordially re- j
ceived by many friends here while | Letters received this week from
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. M. R.
Col. and Mrs. W. E. Steed have
returned from Greenville, S. C.,
where they have been visiting Mr.
W. W. Steed, who is receiving in
structions at the officers’ training
school at Camp Sevier.
Mrs Annie Montfort Taylor and
little Miss Rosalie Taylor, who has
been her guest for several weeks,
arrived from Birmingham yester
day and are at the home of Hon.,
and Mrs. O. T. Montfort.
Mr. S. B. McDaniel, for many
years a prominent citizen of the
county, but now of Thomaston,
was a business visitor to Butler
Saturday. Friends of Mr McDan
iel and his estimable family will
be glad to know of their good
health and prosperity.
Crank from an Overland car.
Lost on the road from Reynolds
and Eason’s store. I. B. VANN.
From Bartlett’s mill, Birkshire
our boys "over there” by their
home folks state that they are
yet in land of the living and do
ing their part towards extinguish
ing the Huns who face them in! mostly b i acU with few white
the lines of battle. Several o j ts Weight between 250 and
our boys are now seeing actual: ds “ Reward .
service in the trenches and wil , * W. W. EDWARDS,
have many remarkable tales of j
war to tell when they return i
home crowned with the laurel i To the Farmers of Taylor
wreaths of victory.
The recital Friday night by Mrs.
J. W. Edwards music pupils, as
sisted by Mrs. Edwards and Miss
Simpson was one of the most de
lightful events of the season.
Each pupil acquitted herself well
and reflected thorough and care
ful training received from their
instructor. The audience was
large and highly entertained
throughout the program.
1 want your chickens, ttpH&S*;
eggs and butter, and will pay, ^qu
in cash the best price the market
affords. Phone me at Mosley &
L. J. WAINWRIGHT.
P. S. Daniel Rogers will re
ceive and pay cash for all produce
left with him, at Butler, for me.
L. J. W.
Numerous friends of Mr. Theo
McGee and Miss Aylmer Taliferro
will be interested to learn of their
marriage which occurred Satur
day morning at Columbus at the
home of the bride's mother.
Mr McGee is the youngest son
of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. McGee, of
Butler, and resided here until
quite recently when he went to
Birmingham to make his home in
the future. He is one of the most
popular young men ever reared
in Butler. His bride, who has
visited Butler several times, is
greatly admired by a large num
ber of friends here.
Following the marriage at Co
lumbus Saturday morning Mr. and
Mrs McGee paid a pleasant week
end visit to Butler relatives and
friends. They left Sunday after
noon for Birmingham.
The announcement of their
marriage which appeared in a
Columbus paper Sunday is as fol
A marriage of intense interest
which will come as a great sur
prise to their many friends is that
of Miss Aylmer Taliaferro and Mr.
Theo McGee, of Birmingham,
which took place yesterday
morning at 11 o’clock at the home
of the bride’s mother, Mrs. C. F.
Taliaferro, on Rose Hill.
A party of friends had been in
vited to luncheon by the brides
brother in honor of Miss Emily
Taliaferro, whose marriage was
to occur at 1:30 o’clock, and while
there, Miss Aylmer Taliaferro and
Mr. McGee were married.
Mrs. McGee has many friends
in Columbus, where she was well
known as a very charming and
talented young woman. She is a
musician of rare accomplishments,
having been a member of the fac
ulty of the Critchon School of
Music, and her many friends re
gret that she has gone to a dis
tant city to make her home.
Mr. McGee is a promising
young 1 usiness man of Birming
ham, and he is being sincerely
congratulated upon his so recent
good fortune in winning such a
The many friends of the con- I
trading parties will be interested!
in learning of the marriage, lust
Saturday evening in Oglethoi&e
of Miss Effie Poole, of Ideal, aid
Mr. R. M. Johnson, of Fort Valkov
The bride is the daughter of
and Mrs. G W Poole, of Ideal, kfc.
Poole being a prominent farmer
of that section. She has been a
frequent visitor in Fort Valley and
has many friends here.
The groom is well and favorably
known in Fort Valley, where he
has made his home for Ithe past
two years, during which time he
has been a faithful and trusted
attache of the post office depart
ment, and has many friends
among the patrons of the service.
Fort Valley Leader-Tribune.
Celebration of The Birthday
ot Jetterson Davis
Sunday’s papers contained the
following announcement, which
will be read with pleasurable in
terest by countless friends of both
parties in this section:
"Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. McMi-
chael, of Buena Vista, Ga., an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Mary Stewart, to Lieu
tenant Carroll Mulkey West, Unit
ed States reserve medical corps,
the date of the wedding to be an
Mr. West is the son of Col. and
Mrs C C West, formerly of this
city, as well as the grand son of
Mrs J. J. West of Butler.
Miss McMichael is well known
and greatly admired by many
On the afternoon of the third
of June, the Wallace-Edwards
Chapter U. D. C. met at the home
of Mrs. T. C. Russ to celebrate the
birthday of Jefferson Davis—the
only president the Southern Con
federacy ever had.
Davis was born in Kentucky
June 3, 1308.
Mrs. Lucile Bateman, v'ho had
charge of the program, had pre
pared quite an interesting and in
structive one. Mrs. H. P. Wallace
read a sketch of the life of Davis,
Miss Mary Neisler a sketch of his
boyhood, Miss Nannie Joiner a
description of the Memorial to be
erected to him, and Mrs. A. S.
Wallace read a memorial of him
delivered by Col. Tyson in a
memorial address on the birthdays
of Lee and Jackson.
One Cross of Honor was de
livered, the cross of Major Fick
ling, to his oldest child, Mrs. T. C.
Russ. Major Fickling died before
Crosses of Honor w r ere given to
brave old veterans by the Daugh
ters of the Confederacy.
Our chapter has received six
new members since the beginning
of the New Year, and more to
come. We are trying to enlist the
interest of the young women and
girls who are eligible to member
ship in our organization.
Hens, per pound 20c
Roosters, each 50c
Fryers, 1 'i to 2 lbs., each 50c
Hams, per pound 25c
Shoulders, per pound 20c
Eggs, per dozen 27j4c
M. A. CHAPMAN,
Lost or Stolen,
One hound dog about eighteen
months old, last seen June 7, col
or black and tan with w'hite ring
almost around neck, some white
on feet and end of tail. A liberal
reward for any information as to
Phone 992 on D; Route 1,
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