THE GAINESVILLE EAGLE.
By the Eagle Publishing Company.
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TO ABATE LAST CHANCE
AND ITS TRIBUTARIES
Mr. Adems Will Introduce Bill to Give Police
« Chance in the Red Ught Territory.
Mr. Adams has prepared a bill to
amend the City Charter so as to take
in the territory surrounding the Last
Chance and give the police jurisdic
tion and power to abate nuisances
that may affect health and good
The territory to tee annexed is as
Beginning at a point where the j
■city limits cross the tracks of the
Southern Railway Northeast of
Athens street crossing in the City\
Gainesville, r&srning thence Shorth- •
east up said Southern Railway track (
:a distanc of IS&J'ifeetto a stake in the '
center of the track of said Southern,
railway; thence in a straight line
South 31 East 2600 feet to a stake
(said stake being 700 feet Northeast
of the Athens public road) ; thence
in a straight line South 40 West
5950 feet to a stake; thence in a
straight line North 50 West 2500 feet
to a stake <cn the line of the city
limits; thence along the Hne>of-said
city limits Northeast to the ■begin- 1
ning point or stake; said tract-or ad- J
dition to said city limits eoEitaining .
300 acres more or Jess, and being all j
the land not already within the city,
limits <if the City of Gainesville (
lying between the Gainesville Cotton
Mill and, the property of the Pacolet j
Manufacturing Company at New
Holland. Ga., lying South of the
Southern Railway Company's Rail-'
She bill /provides for submission j
to tile voters <>f the city at tk-e regu- i
ular city election to be held second I
Tuesday in December next.
Mis. Ben Brewer, whose m&irriage
occurred recently, was the hexioree
at a party Monday afternoon, at
•which Mrs. A-IF. Winter entertained,
at her home on Spring street, the
Sunday school class of Mrs. 1 L H.
Prior, of which Mrs. Brewer is a
The motive of the compliment was
kept a secret from the bride., but
she gracefully and tactfully respon
ded to the verses of presentation
from the young ladies, as they per
sonally showered her with all kinds
of useful and pretty kitchen unten
One of the unique features of this
happy gathering was the serving of <
, the refreshments in pretty enameled
-kitchen ware: the salad course was <
arranged on pie pans, and the iced
Itea in kitchen cups.
» Each young lady brought her
avorite recipe and pasted in tin*
wok-book, that was bound in philo-
Vlea colors, and given Mrs. Brewer
\ y tiie close of this pretty and orig
. lisses Nellie Lay and Belle Pra
! , served refreshments.
pou parting; shower after shower
-j>od wishes and “cooking advice"
i 11 the attractive rooms of the
J ss and seemed even to awaken
interest of the tickled daisies,
cere seen in evidence through
DR. WATKINS ENTERS
RACE FOR CONGRESS.
Gilmer Statesman Announces His Candidacy
fee Congress From the Ninth.
From Atlanta Journal.
Dr. E. W. Watkins announces that
he will be a candidate in 1914 for con
gress from the Ninth district.
Dr. Watkins was in the race
against Mr. Beil while the latter was
•serving his second term in congress.
At that time no man could have de
feated Mr. Bell, however, it being an
unwritten precedent that a man in
•congress must have time to demon'
strate his merit.
At this stage of Mr. Bell’s tenure
i’ office pz. Watkiup feels confident
tfiat he nv? «wecteA, and the
support of all the voters in his dis
trict in the next election.
Dr. Watkins will go into the fight
with the support of some of the ablest
men in Georgfa, aud will soake the
race to win. He Adil appoint cam
paign managers soon and announce
his plans for work.
Keeping Eye On St
CoL Howard Thompson is in
Washington this week looking suito
the matter of his appointment as
Unift*d States Marshal for the
Northern 'District of Georgia.
He is accompanied by <). J. Lilly
of Ds hloincga. W. A. Charters .and
Prof. J. A. Mershon.
Baptist Picnic Postponed.
The pieraic of the First Baptist
church which was scheduled for
today has been postponed until next
Thursdy, June 19. on account of
the inclement weather. The rars
will leave the Baptist cSturch at 10
o'clock skarp for Chaltahoodkee
Alcazar Changes Hands.
Mr. B. W. Hebard and Miss
Lillian Jackson of this city have
bought tne Alcazar Theater on Main
street, formerly owned by Messrs.
Bromberg and Lewis.
Mr. Hebard and Miss Jackson
need no introduction to the public,
and they promise to give their pat
rons the best pictures on the market.,
and pictures that will not offend
those of the most refined taste.
A very quiet though pretty mar
riage was that of Miss Elizabeth
Brightwell to Mr. Henry A. Kim
brell of Decatur, which occurred
Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock, at
the home of the bride on Green
The ceremony was impressively
performed by Rev. T. R. Kendall in
the presence of only near relatives.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. G. P. Brightwell of this city,
who have recently moved here, and
during her short residence here, has
made many friends who extend their
best wishes for her every happiness.
Mr. Kimbrell is a popular man in
the soc ial and business life of Deca
Mr. and Mrs. Kimbrell will make
their home in Decatur.
GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA, THURSDAY, JUNS 12, 1913.
THE PEOPLE ARE HEARING
THE LORD’S GOSPEL GLADLY
Revival has Begun al St. Paul that Promises
Rev. C. T, Ivey of Barnesville is
assisting Rev. F. D. Cantrell in a
series of revival meetings at St. Paul
Methodist church on Grove street.
'The Charlie D. Tillman hymn
books are used by the large choir
and many ol‘ the songs sung that
were personally conducted by Mr.
Tillman recently during the Bridg
Last Sunday morning Mr. Ivey’s
theme was the influence of early
home training upon men and women,
and the government at large. He
traced the downfall of nations to a
weakening and crumbling of the
moral walls of a home.
He pictured vividly the resigna
tion of man to the embitterments of
this life, and his utter abandon
ment to all that is evil; how it was
possible for him, during the depths
of despair, to lose confidence in all
mankind, and have but one thread
left hanging on which to base his
hope, and that one unbroken link,
the faith in the prayers of his par
ents that during childhood were
heard sent up from the family altar.
He insisted that the Christian
home life was the test, and if pre
pared for that, that the imeecings
and demands of outward life were
Mr. Ivey is an excellent preacher,
and the people will be given the
benefit of his sermons twice daily—
at 10 o’clock in the mornings and 8.15
in the evenings.
Shannon Kicks Back.
Several years ago, John Holder,
Larry Gant, and Harve Crag, three
men admitted to be the ugliest in
the State, were grouped,and compe
tent judges affirmed that Craig was
th-e ugliest of the three. If we
tk ought we were as uglya.3 Craig we
would cut the word beauty out of
'«ur dictionary.—Commerce News.
Honors for Gaineswillian.
At the national •convention of
electric light associations held in
Chicago last week E. C. Deal off
Augusta was elected vice-president.
The convention h&s a membership
of 14,(W, representing a capital of a
billion an a half dollars.
Mr. Deal is a son <of Mr. C. L Deal
of thin-city, and he is the first Soutth
i erner-ever elected to a high position
I in this; organization.
New Pressing Club.
Mt. Estin Howington has
) chased the pressing club formerly
; owmkl by C. B. Cheek, and has
! moved it into the Gaines building
; on Oirner of Mainland Broad streets,
where he will be glad to have his
friends give hint a share of their
patn nage. He has an ad in this
issue of the Eagle. Don’t fail to
z Found Dead in Bed.
Mt. H. W. Browii of Madison. Ala.,
was f-e-und dead in bed last Sunday
:at the home of his brother-in-law
Mr. A. T. Lott, uesr Chestnut Moun
Mr. Brown had been visiting at
the home of Mr. Lott for several
days, and seemed well as usual.
He was 73 years old, and born
and reared in this section, although
at the time of his death he was a
resident of Madison Ala., where his
remains were shipped Sunday.
It is thought that his death was
from paralysis, as he had been
Mrs. Winter Entertained.
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Winter delight
fully entertained Tuesday evening at
their home on Spring street, in hon
or of their guests, Miss Cora Byers
of Atlanta and Mr. Fred Winter of
Darlington, S. C.
MG* Jessie Looper received the
guests at the door, and assisted in
Each young lady present had past
ed upon her shoe a number which
protruded from a curtain which con
cealed her. the young men bought
the numbers, therefore their part
ners for the '’Conversation” and
"Memory games which followered. 1
During the evening Misses Ruth
Pettit and Newell Mauldin served
refreshments in the prettily decorat
ed rooms, the mantels of which were
banked in ferns and daisies.
Foity friends enjoyed the hospi
tality of Mr. and Mrs. Winter.
Established in iB6O.
RUTHLESS SLAUGHTER OF
BLACKJACKS' PET BULLFROG
Great Indignation Meeting Held at the Castle,
Fort Peeler, Sandy Flat, Saturday Night.
One of the most atrocious crimes !
that has ever occurred with which I
the Blackjack Association has had
any connection directly, indirectly
or torrectly, was perpetrated on the
public square of Gainesville a few
nights since, when one Howell
Smith, a member of the Gainesville
Cop Department, and his ally,
Ulsula Hughes, an also said mem
ber of the aforesaid, did without
provocation, cause or necessity, kill
one Greenback Bullfrog, which be
longed solely to the Blackjack Asso
ciation, said frog being the Sosation’s
mascot, which had its home in the
Sosation’s pond on Main street.
Brother Bose Wiggins, Chairman
of the Pine Top Committee, expoun
ded and expostulated and explavi
cated in the following manner,rising
and hailing the High Muck-a-Muck
with the distress sign, he said:
“Brethren and Rausum Gitters:
1 find after due investigation that
Brothers Howell Smith and Ulsula
Hughes, members of the night
guard of the Gainesville Cop De
partment, did murder one Greenback
Bullfrog within the Coprate Limits
of aforementioned city as hereinafter
set out, between the hours of 11
0] clock post meridian and 1 o’clock
apte-meridian on night of June the
I“I further find that after dealing
niost fowl-ly with this quadruped
al mascot of our beloved order,
ah further violence to said mascot
they did take hereinbeforesaid Bull
frog to Brother Dago Barnes’ restau
rant, skinned his pedal extremities,
and forced said Dago Barnes, party
of the second part, to cook remains
tor their consumption.
J “Now, therefore be it resolved,
that, whereas said Bullfrog, the
Blackjack Mascot, who after resid
ing on Main street for lo these many
y<?ars, free from the visitation of
. Jfcrf- cops with tin cans on their shirt.
• being duly warned by the Rag’e
the official orga« of thse revered
order, of impending danger to his
physical wellbeing, was a-moving
his washing to a healthier clime,
when accosted ; and that,
“Whereas, Brother Dago Barnes
is particeps crinais, in as much as he
cooked choice parts for- co-ps with
tin cans on their shirts;
“Therefore be it resolved that
Brothers Dago Barnes, Howell
Smith and Ulsula Hughes, be held
jointly and severally to accountabil
ity for the untimely demise of our
“Be it further resolved that as
exequatur be issued, with requisition
paper's attached thereto, for the .ap
prehension of said Brethren, and
that they be brought before this
order next meeting night to be dealt
with ®s shall to justice appertain.’’
The above resolutions were read
second time and spread upon the
minutes of the order in due form by
Brother Cold Trail Gilstrap, secre
This inscription handed in by
; Brother Shad Sisson will be placed
to memory of the deceased :
Here’s to the Sosation’s Mascot, J.
Who lived in a city, who croaked on
On the Main thoroughfare he had sat
in the town,
Until his back had turned green, and I
and his stomach brown;
That was J. Bull Frog of Main I
street renown. 1
One day when he chanced to change I
He met a police with a’most fearful I
Towards J. Bull Frog, who lived in
Until his back had turned green j
and his stomach brown.
That is—J. Bull Frog of Main street 1
Blackjack editor’s note —The third
stanza will appear next week.
Three Brofheres Weigh 725.
Jefferson has had in her midst)
duringlast week three big C’s, allot' i
whom were Colliers. They are
brothers, namely, William L., of
Rome, Benjamin H., of Jefferson.
1 and Berry T., of Gadsden, Ala. The
three weigh 726 pounds. The heav
iest is Berry T.. who weighs 263
pounds, bnt he is not far ahead of
Benjamin H., who weighs2sopounds,
while the smallest one in avoirdupois
is William L., the eldest, who tips
the beam at 213 pounds.
WOMAN'S CIVIC CLUB
HAS WORKING COMMITTEES
And will Enter Systematically Into to Beauti
fying and Betterment of the City.
The Woman’s Civic Club will
meet tomorrow, J une 13. at 4.30. at
the home of Mrs. W. L. Logan.
This being the last regular meet
ing until September, every member
is urgently requested to be present.
The constitution having been
amended by reducing the quorum to
seven, the work of the Club can be
carried on by committees. To this
end, our membership list has been
arranged so that each active mem
ber serves on one, or more than one.
standing committee, each committee
numbering seven. A meeting of the
entire body may be called whenever
any chairman or officer deems it ad
The committees, with their re
spective chairmen, are as follows:
Public Improvement and Beauti
fying—Mrs. W. I. Hobbs.
Sanitation—Mrs. J. H. Downey.
Finance, Membership—Miss Isa
Junior Civic League, Humane So
ciety—Mrs. Luther Roberts, Miss
Library—Mrs. W. L. Logan.
Legislation Mrs. E. E. Kim
This method of work does not in
dicate disintegration, or lack of en
thusiasm, but serves rather to con
centrate interest, each in her own
department. In fact we mean to
work more energetically this sum
mer than ever before.
We are exerting every influence
toward procuring an inspection of
milk and food, and we feel that our
Councilmen and legislators are in
sympathy with us. We are going to
try to eliminate the house-fly, and
fight for cleaner and more sanitary
Our beautifying committee is eager
to carry out the splendid suggestion
made in a recent editorial in the
Eagle., and, in collaboration with
the Chamber of Commerce, work to
1 rasistorus our country-town square
an attractive.city park.
Also plans are on foot for the or
ganization of a Junior Civic League,
« Humane Society, and to start
funds for our future public library.
Every woman in Gainesville is eli
gible to the Woman’s Civic Club.
It should as undemocratic as the
city itself. We will gain strength
■ through organization, and in propor
tion as our membership increases so
1 will-<Mir idea Is broaden and our pol
j icy become more an expression of
; the .seeds of the whole community.
’ So cornel Join our forces, and
’ help ns work for all the things that
! will increase our joy of living.
Jadr Murphy Out.
' Tl>e many friends of Mr. J. C.
Myrphy are glad to see him out
: again, after Itis reee&t illness.
He Is still unable io resume his
duties at the Western Union Tele
Ho k being relieved until his re
!c!overy by Mr. J. J. Biville of
Bought Parker Warehouse.
John M. Hulsey purchased last
Friday the P. N. Parker warehouse
ton the corner of Maple and W.
Broad streets, for the sum of $5,500.
Mr. Hulsey bought this property
as an investment, making the deal
through the firm of Roper & Wash
Grace Church Hems.
Miss Alice Amelia Merlinjones, I
the youngest daughter of the Vicar, I
arrived last Tuesday afternoon from
Services next Sunday will be as >
follows: Low celebration at 3
o'clock; litany and high celebration
at 11 o'clock. Sunday school and
Bible class at 10 a. m. Subject of
sermon: “Practical Living and Ex
hibiting Christ’s Religion.”
Lip Split by Post.
Little Joe Vandiver, son of Mrs.
W. K. Vandiver, happened to a
very painful accident last week
while trying to escape a rain storm.
He had been to the ball game and
when he noticed a rain coming up
he lit a rag fora shelter; not noticing
a post near by, lie ran into it splitting
his upper lip severely. Dr. White
was called in and dressed the wound,
aking one stitch to bring the parts to
SI.OO a Year in Advance
NOW IS THE TIME TO
KILL WORTHLESS DOGS.
One Child’s Life is Worth More Than all the
Dogs in the Country.
Little Helen Summer, the 5-year
old child of Mr. and Mrs. Will Sum
mer of this city, and Wilma Tolbert
of Maysville, a guest of her sister,
Mrs. W. B. Hartley, were bitten by
a mad-dog last Friday while play
ing in the yard of Mr. and Mrs. W.
B. Hartley on South Green street.
A little white poodle dog belong
ing to the Hartley children, was a
great pet with the other little people
of the neighborhood.
Two weeks ago it snapped Joe
Hartley, Ola Belle Deason, child of
Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Deason, and
Conie Martin, child of Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Martin, hut nothing was
thought of the slight scratches, as
the dog seemed only in a playful
mood, until theseother two children
were attacked last Friday, after '
which it began to act strangely.
After its first fit it was shot and its
head sent to the Pasteur Institute in
Atlanta, where it was pronounced
that the canine was suffering from
All of the children bitten are now
under Pasteur treatment in this city,
and seem to be doing well.
Joe Davis Better.
The many friends of Mr. Joe
Davis are glad to know that he is
gradually improving after an attack
of fever at his home on Broad street.
Mr. Singleton Up Again.
It was gratifying to the friends of
Mr. M. D. Singleton to see him out
in town for a while yesterday, recov
ering from his recent illness at his
home on N. Bradford street.
Over 100 Farmers' Institutes. J
The schedule' for farmers' ; usj||
tutes to be held by the staff oi
Georgia State College of Agriculi
during June. July, and August .
The Institute will be held for Hall ,
v-ountY. ou July 19th, at Gainesville.
" ’’• ■ T -- i=—A
The Robertson Drug Company %
Are now receiving their new goo *
The store room —the old Banks cor
ner —is about ready for occupancy,
and will be a handsome one. A very
handsome soda fount is being in
Miss Winnie Carter
Is ill at the Piedmont Sanitarium in
She was operated on for appendi
citis two weeks ago.
Her many friends are anxious for
her speedy recovery.
New Cotton Bloom.
Yes, we received one Tuesday—
but it came from way down South.
It was sent by Mr. T. C. Willing
ham of Wilcox county.
Mr. Willingham says crops are all
i right—plenty rain—corn about readv
! t<> tassel.
N. G. A. Boys Home.
The following boys returned last
J week from Dahlonega, where they
j attended N. G. A. College: Sam
! Ham. Jim Gaston. Emerson Pal-
I moiir. Herbert Fuller. Clifton and
| Clinton Goforth, Claud Little, Mark
i Newman, and Pinkney Whelchel.
With Midland Now.
Mr. Herman G. Adair, formerly of
this city, but who has been with the
Seabord railroad at Athens for a
number of months, has returned to
the city to make his home. Mr.
Adair has accepted a position with
the Gainesville Midland railway.
Associate Members Civic Club
Not only the members of the Cham
ber of Commerce have identified
themselves with the Chib as associ
ate members, but many people at
large have requested their names
added to the list, and expressed
their willingness to co-operate, by
giving their financial aid to the
broadening out of the Club. The
following are the associate mem
bers: Messrs. John Hosch, M. M.
Riley, H. W. McArthur, G. C. Reed,
W. A. Charters, H. H. Grigg, H. H.
Dean. W. H. Craig, T. A. Atkins,
W. I. Hobbs, W. H. /Slack, W. R.
McConnell, Guy Clopton. C. A.
Dozier. Jr.. J. E. Redwine, Dr. John
J. Powell. Dr. H. L. Rudolph Pal
mour Hardware Co.. Gould-Scog
gins Co.. J. C. McConnell <Sr Co.,
Roper <fc Washington. Mrs. J. M.