«hat made news
here and there
MANY YEARS AGO
The fallowing news items are
.leaned from a copy of The Herald
Ljblished Sept. 20, 1892.
*M r M D. Chapman visited his
-jater, Mrs. E. B. Waters, living
near Macon last Saturday. Her
v friends in Butler will regret
learn that she is in very . feeble
health * * * Mr. T. M. Mosley hav-
r resigned, Mr. T. B. Dennis has
unanimously elected City Mar
sha), of Butler. * * * A serious wreck
occurred to a' freight train near
Howard last Thursday and all trains
w , re delayed several hours. * * *
j \V. McCrary has moved to the
store formerly occupied by Messrs
Buttonsn & Colbert, where he will
soon to increase this already
lorne stock of dry goods, groceries,
hardware, furniture., •coffins, etc.
Prof. P. L. Hnughawout, of
Birmingham, Ala., representing the
Jesse French Piano and Organ Co.,
is spending a few days in town. Ho
tas just sold Mr. 0. A. Cliet.t a
handsome piano. ” * * Mr. T. P.
Marshall left a few days ago for La-
PVivette, lad;, to be absent about
two years, where he goes to take “
The Butler Herald
"KEEPING EVERLASTINGLY AT IT IS THE SECRET OP SUCCESS"
V lume <ji
BUTLER, Taylor County, GEORGIA, Thursday October 28, 1937
OF HEART ATTACK
CALLED BY DEATH
Storey Had Been Connected
with Columbus Papers
R*v, W. G. Pilcher Dies at Ellaville
and Rev. T. G. Lang at
ElfaviiHle, Ga., Oct. 26.—The Rev.
Waiter 0. Pilcher, superannuated
Methodist minister, died at city hos
pital in Americas Monday night fol
lowing an extended illness.
Building, Starte din July, 1858,
Cost $7,059; Slave Labor,
Schley-Made Brick Used
HELD SUNDAY PROVED
A GREAT SUCCESS
Cheek Continues As Head of Asso
ciation Which Was
Organized in 1919
Scores of singers, of Taylor county
met with other singers from over n
large section of the state at Ogle
thorpe’’Sunday for the annual con-
Coumlbus, Ga., Oct. 24.—Frederick ‘ lowing an extended illness. Ellaville, Ga., Oct. 26.—Workmen vein iti 0 „ 0 ,f t [ u \ Macon- Counlv Sirnr
George Storey, editor of the Oolum-1 Mr. Pdletter for several years ®P eBt|l -d razing of the old 1 Schley T „ ?_
dus Enquirer, died suddenly at his
office in the Ledger-Enquirer build*
ing Satiuiday morning at 9 o’clock.
Death was attributed to heart trou
ble from which Mr. Storey had l>een
ing 'Association. In, all there were
present more than a thousand per
BEING MADE IN
Recent Changes Second of Series
During Past Few
cohrse in pharmacy. He writes that offering for the past (two months,
tic is alien'dv well pleased. Mr. Mar
shall 1 is a deserving young gentleman
out will no doubt make a success of
hi s undertaking. His address will be
y„. t Vine St., LnFayet.te, Tnd.
» * * Mr. Charles Snlzer has rmr-
nWv-'od the Bank bui’ding and will,
nbuut the first of October remove the
baker to its former quarters. We
suppose the bank will remain at its
present quarters as the building is
so arranged as to be convenient for
several enterprises. Mr. Salzer will
kereafter be better prepared to ac-
eunvmodate the public us he will
have many more conveniences and
an oven equal to that of our best
•itios. * * * An interesting article
appears on our second page from
hhe pen of Elder Bennett Stewart. It
is sound doctrine and 1 we hope it will
he carefully read by every reader of
the Herald. Mr. Stewart is one of
the most intelligent citizens of Tay
lor county, a staunch democrat and
utilise opinions can well be relied
ujKin as he has given the political
question much thought and consid
eration. * * Mr. Percy W. liuss :
who has been in feeble health for
several months, after a pleasant vis,
it to his tqther in Butler, is visiting
lb family of Major W. H. Fielding.
He is one of Butler’s most deserving
young men who has been engaged in
business in Macon for several years,
mil by industry and close economy
ins built for himself and family
comfortable home in Frist Macon.
We trust the change of exercise and
atmosphere which country life af
fords will be a great benefit vo nis
health. * * * Col. Walter E. Steed
and Hon. Seaborn Montgomery met
in joint debate at Oarsonviiie last
Saturday. The crowd was composed
mostly of ttoird-partyites andi it was
not generally -understood that Col.
Steed would speak. However tie
came in rather on the blind side and
it was admitted by all that he tore
up Mr. Montgomery’s argument
both root and 1 branch. Mr. Montgom
ery had the opening and Col. Steed
the closing argument and for one
and a half hours each the political
questions were di.-cussed. After Mr.
Montgomery had 1 discussed the tar
iff, the national bank and the silver
question at considerable length, his
politial record was then taken up by
Col. Steed, -and given one of the
most severe criticisms ever known.
Col. Steed was cheered long and loud
by members of the third party and
the strongest supporters o.f Mr.
Montgomery. Messrs Steed and
Montgomery spoke at Murray’s
school house a few days later -and
ff>- result was the same as at Car-
SHOWS FOR WEEK
AT DEAN THEATRE
Beginning Sunday, Oct. 31, at -the
wan Theatre, Shi'riey Temple in
"Wee Willie Winkle,” is what th.i
wOiie has been asking for. It is one
“f the Top of Fox productions this
year. A picture grown-ups nor chdl-
h'en win 1V0 £ -want to miss.
Tuesday a most entertaining pic-
ture starring Edward Arnold, Jr.,
Wednesday and 1 Thursday you- will
Marion Davies and llobt. Mont-
ftnnery at their 'best in “Ever Since
Eve”. This picture is being spon
ged by the Woman’s Missionary
-society of the Baptist church.
Friday and Saturday, Chas. May-
tel 'd starring in “Border Cafe”.
Ma UK SCHOOL PRESENTS
The M-A-U-K Broadcasting Co., Rrid2G Fluid SubSCFlbOrS
Presents “A Laugh For You,” (with ° - -
2d Snooting at -the microphone)
hours of Fun and Glee a-f the
*hool building. A Halloween Carna-
cake walk, and supper will fea-
r ’; 111 the night’s fun.
d™te, October 29. Doors
Having returned to his duties two
weeks ago after a satisfactory re
covery from a previous attack, Mr
Storey went to his office ait the
usual time Saturday morning and
had just sat down at his desk, pre
paratory to beginning his day’s work
when he was stricken.
He slumped over his desk, resting
his head uipon his arm, anil died be
fore -medical attent-oin could be sum
Mr. Storey, a veteran newspaper
man and artist, had been in the em
ploye of the Columbus Ledger and
the Enquirer for a period of 35
years, coming to the Ledger in 1902
in the capacity of artist and en
During the intervening years ho
served the Ledger in various ex
ecutive capacities, including business
manager, adertising manager, feature
writer, editor of a Sunday magazine
supplement that was a popular fea
ture, and staff artist.
He was made editor of the En
quirer when, it was acquired by the
Page corporation in- 1930, and in
addition to these duties continued to
serve the Ledger-Enquirer papers as
artist and regularly contributed an
editorial- cartoon- as a feature of the
He was a Canadian by birth, be
ing born in- Smith Falls, Ontario,
April- 11, 1872, the son of Samuel
and Anne F. Storey. The family
j noved to Brockville, Ontario, when
! he was n boy and he went to -school
there. He attended Victoria institute,
Collegiate Institute and graduated
from the art department of the Me
chanical and Art Institute. He later
attended- the Art Institute in Chica
go, and began- his newspaper career
in that city with the Gray Advertis
ing agency in 1893.
Mh. Storey soon want to the Chi
cago Record 1 and later did special
syndicated art work for the Chicago
Tribune and the Montreal Star dur
ing a residence of two years In
British Honduras. Later he went to
Jacksonville, Fla., and engaged in
the engraving business- there until
he came to the Columbus Ledger in
1902 as artist and engraver.
As a newspaper mar- he was ver
satile and understanding, and- as a
private citizen he was a man who
was interested in children and in
lihe-ir development, always serving
them in any way that he could.
He was also a student and quick
.thinker, as well as being a man of
an inventive turn. Once as a news
paperman' he was sent into Alabama
to anake a drawing on a private
hanging. Sheriff’s officers had ex-
•luded newspapermen from the ere-
cution chamber, but as Mr. Storey
walked up with his artist’s satchel,
officials shouted, “make way for the
doctor,” and he nonchalantly walked
through the prison gates, saw the
hanging and returned to his paper
with an exclusive story.
There were many oilier interesting
events- in his life that he enjoyed- re
counting, but of all he -was proudest
of the "scoop” on the hanging, a
story he brought back when no other
newspaper men could get one.
He was married to the former
Miss Winifred Davis Bailey, daugh
ter of the late W. C. and Medolia
Wilkinson Bailey of Columbus on
October 5, 14)94, who -survives him.
He also leaves two sons, Dr. Wra. E.
S-’orey of Columbus, and Frederick
G. Storey, J,r., of the staff of the
Atlanta Journal; two daughters,
Mrs. Edwin- A. Cumiminitrs, of Miller
Field, Staten Island, N. Y.; and
Miss Nancy Bailey Storey, o.f Co
lumbus; one brother and four sisters.
served churches in hhe South Georgia eom-ty court house to dear the site
conference. He was later trumisferred ! lor erection of a modern gasoline sonf3 j s reported,
to- the North Carolina conference station llvursday while citizens sitood
where he was serving upon retire- | ky and recalled other years when
menit. He had been in ill health for j Uhe antiquated building was in its
some time. Since his retirement, he j neyday.
had been living with relatives- here. | The counity began the job Wednes-
Survivors include his wife, and i Bay^ and expected to -make quick
three children, Nelson Pilcher, teach
er in the Pulaski counity school sys
tem;; Miss Valn-a Pilcher, student at
Andrew college, Cuthbept; and Mrs.
work of tearing down the building nJwu’ ' ,7 T7’ f v,
which wna Bi-ncfoH, M,„ Wa r 0*1««K>H» Methodist church,
which was erected before the
Between the States.
Those who attended services at
tile Baptist eh-uich Sunday were
greatly refreshed, both by the in-
spiring sermon of -Rev. It. C.
Leaders and singers were present | Howard, the muchly beloved pastor,
from Leary, Sylvester, Ellavi.Me, I aiM ; 111 holing the work of improving
Idea], Thomaston, Americas, Butler, 11 . 111 beautifying the interior of the
Abbeville, Buena Vista, Byromville, I chinch, which has been in progress
;. Valley and Manchester. I , several weeks und nearing com-
Rev. W. W. Whaley, pastor of the j P |0 ti,oof.
Not so Jong ago the members of
the church erected and equipped lor
Sunday school and aoedat seiv.ces a
large annex to the -buildbng, to-
the welcome address.
T «” “»* **•* -s’a&S?
aftarftjsrsfcs? * *”*• t -p-*«"»■»«• «*<*»•- sfe-.w
for the construction o-f the court
house was let to Jim
The contract stipulated 60 per
And those same (brick will! be I
u i('.ill ill l Be* r favorites. Bountiful basket din- j maim auditorium, a baptistry in
Ft. Valley, Ga., Oct. 25.—Funeral in i«kb V i mr * Were 8 J >rea ‘> u1lriOT trees at | fe«r of the pulpit, besides the pi
sei-vices for the Rev. T. G. Lang, 80
were held Tuesday with Rev. J. E.
Sampley, pastor o.f the Ft. Valley
Methodist church and the Rev. J. H.
House, pastor of Cordele Methodist
MT, Lang died at MjlledgevKl'e Sun-1 i860. Slave labor was used.
•Xlils £ * 1?" "*“■»- r.
South Georgia conference of tho , where Dr. W. II. Sol-ley li-ow resides.!
Methodist church, having entered the
conference in 1889. For the last 16
years he had served in, the superani-
nuated relation. He served ns pastor
of the Ft. Valley church during the
-Survivors- include a son, George
Lalmg, and- a daughter-in-law, Mrs.
W. H. Lang, the former M-iss Mamie
Sinew of Ft. Valley.
The members of the hoard of stew-
nds of the Ft. Valley Methodist
church acted as pall bearers.
BUENA VISTA LIONS
TO SPONSOR COUNTY
FAIR TO BE NOV. 8
noon | mg of a lairge quantity of -shrubbery
An outstanding qu-rntet was com- ° ,Jl1 ^he church grounus, all lending
dun-inn,’;- in n,n nidi -posed- of the Snulters of Thomaston pjllu ' <; 'enwl' elegance to the clmiroh
. ‘ » land several me millers of the chorus P'dimc, as a whole. These improve*
cejvt of the sum was to be pmd when | sa , t , |j? ^0,^. R . n. Mclmvaio, leader , ln «nf3 involved an expendature. of
several thousand dollars tho money
county. | being raised readily by private sub-
Election of officers was postponed , st'ription among t-lie members,
a later date. 0. F. Cheek, prosid-1 The spirit of improving t'hoir
ing officer, who organized the asso-1 (uniso of worship having ambeded it
eration-Jn 1919, continuing as pres-b self' so deeply in the lveaitB of the
b„i, Tii° , Whe d 1 soteB. R. N. Miclhvale, leader
the budding was half completed and , am( , T Bearden, soloist, were rep-
the remain.ng portion on Jan-. 1,, reS entatives fw Macon county.
and Demonstration Agents
Co-operating to Make
Buena Vista, Ga., Oct. 24.—The
Buena Vista Lions club will sponsor
ihe Marion County Fair to be held
the week of Nov. 8-13.
The home demonstration agent
and county agetnlt are cooperating
with the Lions, that the enterprise
might be a creditable as well as en
the J. H. Stevens place, Oglethorpe
road, after the razing.
Carrier Pigeon Takes
Off After Spending
While In Butler
The attention of a number of local
citizens was attracted- Monday by
Hu. wresence of a carrier pigeon in
tlie city, which during its visit of
several hours, appeared- to -be per
fectly at home and as friendly an-d
unafraid as a pet kitten.
Alighting near the door-way the
beautiful bird leisurely, and with tlw
grace 'and intel-lige,ice of a Princess
MR. HIRAM BRADDY
VICTIM OF DEATH
dent. Tho other officers are A. E. members of the congregation, and
Robinson, vice president, and M. B. believing the time ripe for Jiu-rther
Cheek, secretary. fiction they bog an- months ago plan
ning .refreshing the walls of the au
ditorium, reflooring with hardwood
and- replacing the light-fixture.-! with
those of a larger and more orna
mental type. The plans -wen: well
laid and have -been most successful
ly carried out to the letter, os was
seen by those aitteniding services
Sunday and viewing the accomplish-
The members of the church are bo
be highly complimented on the fine
Hpini-t that has actuated them- in
Mr. Hiram Braddy, well-known mia k‘ n, S these costly improvement®
Woodland, Ga., citizen, succumbed jseconUy, upoiii tho beauty and
Thursday last to an illness of only n j attractiveness afforded by the same,
few dlays. He was a brother-in-law of | 1J ]’ that they now have a church
Mil's. H. P. WWl-aice^ of this dty. | tlmt.is a credit not only
Woodland Citizen Was Brothcr-in-
Law of Mrs. H. P. Wallace,
ui W1UD ■ Plant that is a credit
struted'into' the 'store of one ‘of'our ] Other near ' relatives here included | Jg^ Mav^'it sti'ml %,r
merchants, and as if well acquainted Mhw Juawta Braddy and Mr. Jaimes, ^^ ^JWay lt stard for agM
Braddy, jiaece and nephew respec- ^ f 1 . ° . 1/0 tnos© who had a
tiv-iiy of the deceased. l )ai " ln , d®. planning and construc-
F-uneral services were held Friday
morning at ten. o'clock at the Wood
land Methodist church with- inter
ment in- the Woodland- cemetery. Rev.
Charles Gliett, pastor of the church
Mr. Braddy is survived by his wife
and -several children.
with- the stock, on through the build
ing to where -grain is kept for sale
and helped 1 itself freely to toe loose
grain-. After feeding for a while,
being carefully watched in the mean
time by a number of interested spec
tators, the bird was -picked 1 up l>.,
Mr. W. A. Childs, a member of the
party, and was found 1 to lie the
beareT of an aluminum -band on one
n.f its legs and a rubber band on the
joy-able project. Prize® are to be j J’ther- The ^aluminum band bore the
given for best community, individual ~ 1
and special exhibits, and the various
clubs, organizations, and individuals
are being urged- to participate.
The sponsors- have a contract with
Barfield Cosmopolitan Shows to furn
ish eniterteiiniment, -and they come
The Lions club will use the money
realized from the Fair on- the annual
Empty Stocking Fund.
P- m., sharp. Admission, 10c
15c. Under the auspices of the
dlowe’en Carnival. When.? Satur-
J' ’fight, Oct. 30. Time? 7-3u.
liolT 67 Wesley school. No -admis-
Urged To Sign Petition
To the Subscribers to Holmes Bridge
Fund Across Flint River:
You are requested to come to the
Herald office and sign petition at
once as proceedings will begin- upon
signature o.f all donors, to reclaim
money given for the construction of
this bridge several years ago.
Mrs. Minnie R. Holmes,
E. T. Nottingham,
G. C, Smith.
Miss Gladys Mathews
Ends Life Mon. After
Ft. Volley, Ga.,, Oct, 25.—Miss
Gladys Mathews, daughter of Mr.
amid) Mrs. C. M. Mathews, of near Ft.
Valley, and a teacher of the Macon
public schools, committed suicide at
her home at moon Monday by shoot
ing berseif twice with a double bar-
following (inscription, “Aug. 37. M,
A. C. 161,” while inscribed on the
rubber band the followiing: “F. 148”
on the outside and “640” inside.
Given- its freedom the bird flew
to the top of the court house where
it paused .for only a short stop, cir
cled- the public square a few times
as if to locate directions, then with
Up Business Affairs
For Conference Year
The Methodists of Butler are ap
proaching the close of another con-
tiom and enjoyed by
To Hold Next Meeting
At Butler November 6
the speed almost of a rifle bullet, it j f e rence year, notwithstanding the
flew directly sou-th, flying bighei ! seemingly short time Rev.
and higher into the air and was soon
lost to view.
TAYLOR CO. FARMER
READY TO PAY BACK
Lester Wainwright Eager
Pay Government Loon
The Taylor ’ County Educational
Association will hold its second meet
ing Saturday, November 6th at the
Buller school- building. Alt county
teachers are urged -to be ipa-coem-t.
’[’he program will include:
Devotional by Rev. T. H. Tinsley,
uastor of Reynolds Methodist church.
A., Musical- program with Mre. Julian
Martin- has been- its puistor, this be-1 lid Wards in charge,
ing largely due to the fine accept- j Presentation 1 of Co-institution and
ance accorded- him. ! By-Laws; discussion:.
Rev. Mr. Martin is not only a good
preacher, but is one of the most de
vout Christian gentlemen and en
thusiastic workers in the Master’s
cause to be .found- among the mem
bership of the South Georgia Con
ference. He bps labored faithfully
among -us this year, as ha® his good
wife in: the affairs o.f the church with
which the ladies are intereted. They
make a wonderful working team and
te .Butler church- has been fortunate
in having their services this year.
People in Peach and Taylor coun
old ties havSbeeni discussing recently the Their return- ior another year was
- ‘ requested at a recent session of th<
quarterly conference which will- b«
rel shotgun. She was 28 years . . , ,
and an honor graduate of Ft. Valley I experience of Lester Wainwright of
school and this year obtained- a the Panhandle distriot of Taylor, ac- . , ,, ,
iiwister’s degree after graduating! cording to Euigene Anderson, who, formally (presented to the annual
from 6 Georgia State College. Isays that Mr. Wainwright, with | conference to -meet next week al
Abeutthree weeks agoshe suffer- — othere, found hi-n^ff in a ted ( Dubhm It »P = I that this re-
i r~u4- lUnoV/inum QT1f « fix firom growing 1(00 tm.'uUh cotton, quest win oe granted,
id a shght nervous ibreakdowin anid , he hild to ge)t the go vei™r:ent to I • Next Sunday is Rev. Mr. Martin’s
the aot is ttrtbuted to that c0|]Tle ^ M assistance, according to last appointment before going to
2* S ST —*• H * —™* 11 —“ *•
THANKS fanms all along through the Pamlian-
* *1 ** iJ die district, where the hen. has been
given credit for emancipating the
Many of those who have teen ! Pj’f-Ple from their poverty; so he de
faithful through the years in mak-, cld f 1 ' to quit the old cotton system
ing their annual contribution to the and get some new sources of income,
subscription department of this, He secured a loan- for -a five-year
paper have already been in to see us , Period, and completely changed his
or Remitted for the present year, by' of fartmng. Ata ey Ch-arh
’ Hon. C. W. Foy, prominctii local
attorney, is rejxirted to -be renting
co-mifortably at his home here follow
ing an- illness of more than two
weeks. In fact Col. Foy was a sick
_ man throughout the recent session
the story going the rounds. He saw j conference and) it would be very 0 f Taylor superior court, caused
other people building new homes gratifying to him to te greeted I largely toy the strain upon- him- look-
and putting in- improvemenits on their j with a full congregation for each or j jpg -after tbe interest of a large
The Teachers’ Greed, Dr. Wi-llSam
Introduction of Teachers.
-Proposed Testing Program in
Reading for Taylor County, Miss
Forum: Discussion of Reading and
Pro [rosed Testing Program.
Col. C. W. Foy Is III
At His Home Here
Ihe services of the day, morning and . number of his clients. He is regarded
as one of the best lawyers, not only
of the local: bar, tout throughout the
Chattahoochee Judicial circuit a-nd
has a wide circle of warm friends
who will regret exceedingly to learn
of his illness.
Green And Wallace
Tour Turpentine Plants
-Mr. J. S. Green, president of the
Butler Naval Stores, one of this
city’s leading business firms, will
na'i It IS witn sincere ap- ijeuawvn . -- . .
we make this acknowledgement and , K™. says that Mr Wainwright
hereby return our thanks. jw eager to pay off the loam He „ —
n 7l lnnkinin* forward with has ^ cas ’ h a bd' wanits t0 1 meet Mr. W. G. Wallace, District
'iriticiuaUoTi to others i t '^ ie oWiffation out of his way, Forester in Ro'berta today and these
pleasant anticipation tQ i more than two years before .matnri-
in from, time to time dur- i ^ '
ing the next few days and extending
their expiration- dates so that we
may be able to make satisfactory
adnusihmept® with finm® and individ
uals bearin-g patiently with us dur
ing the dull summer months. We
hope we will not be disappointed.
The Butler Herald.
There were 9,811 bales of cotton
ginned) in Taylor county from tha
crop of 1937 prior to Oct. 18. as
compared with 5,891 bales ginned to
Oct. 18, 1936.
two gentlemen w-i-l-l- inspect the ope
ration of turpentine stills located in
Taiyilor, Crawford, Marion, Macon
and Peach counties.
“Mr. Green, has a very successful
business”, tbe forester said. “I only
wish that there were many more
turpentine operators like him. He
also has done excellent work in fire
The public is cordially invited to
attend the Hallowe’en: Carnival to te
held at the Rupert school building,
Friday night, Oct. 29, alt seven
tt’dock. No admission will te
LOST—Auto switch key and tire
key each attached to small chain lost
Sunday p. m. on street in- front of
home of Mass Effie Smith. Finder
please return to Herald) office for