Contest Ends 2
rday March 11th,
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA THURSDAY MARCH 9, 1916
$1.00 per Year
iai Meeting Planned
rFriday Night March
Every Loyal Boos-
v Boosters are planning a
Lie on the night of March
lateenth. A big social session
■ double barrelled initiation
f ff members will be pulled
i the anniversary of St Pat-
Council met in regular ses
sion Monday, March 6, 1916.
Those present were Mayor
• Callahan, Alderman Laing, Lane
Carter, Wheeler, and Nussbaum.
The minutes of the previous
meeting were read and approve-
ed. Two resolutions were read
and passed renewing two notes
at the First National Bank for
the sums of $4000.00 and $25.
00.00 each, a copy of said
resolutions being hereto attach
ed marked exhibits “A” and “B”.
A letter was read from the Dixie
Steam Laundry offering to buy
steam from the city and offering
10.00 per week for steam. Said
offer was upon motion of Aider-
man Carter, seconed by Wheeler,
declined. An ordinance amend
ing the water ordinance was
offered by Aid. Wheeler and
seconded by Aid. Nussbaum.
Same was passed and is here
by loyal booster is invited
[tend this social session and
make merry. The Boosters
tanning big events for the
!n g twelve months and want to attached marked exhibit C .
|y man in the city to get on Upon motion of Aid. Carter,
land wagon 'seconded by Aid. Nussbaum the
ie committee in charge of Water and Light Committee were
instructed to figure on a scale
Initiation announced at the
I meeting that they would
l the degree team working
I nicety by the seventeenth
[that the new candidates had
lething in store for them. The
Jation will be very impressive
Ithenew members will learn
advantages of boosting
|er than knocking,
i addition to the social session
Ispecia! initiation election of
lers will also be in older. The
to head the organization for
|ear will be balloted on at
St every loyal Booster make
Ingements to attend the meet-
|Friday night, March 17th.
ivish to take this opportunity
hank my friends and the
irs of the county for their
iness and consideration at the
last Wednesday in my race
re-election as Sheriff. I ap-
iate the kindness of all and
do my best to fill the office
Kst I know how. I have ap-
uated every kind word given
and will endeavor up to the
1 of the voters.
S. W. Martin.
HE if POSTS
F00 POST OFFICE
he Bainbndge Postoffice has
n 'ghted up by, the installa-
> °f two white way posts on
n side of the steps. This latest
", on Sfcts the big building off
• nnc - ac lds to the beauty lof
structure. Every little im
minent like this adds to the
rate for water consuption that
would be suitable and fair for
the large users of water and to
report at the next meeting of the
council. Voting aye, Aids. Carter,
Nussbaum, Lane, Laing and vot
ing no Aid. Wheeler. It was
upon motion of Aid. Wheeler
seconded by Aid. Nussbaum
moved and carried that a certi
fied public accountant be secured
under the the direction of the
finance committee, to audit the
city books. There being no other
businesss council adjourned.
Be it ordained, and it is hereby
ordained by the Mayor and
Council of the city of Bain-
bridge, that on and after March
7th 1916, Section 4, 5, and 7 of
the Water Ordinance of the City
of Bainbridge be amended as
Sec. 4. The City shall make
the following charges for water
registered by the meter; for the
first 10,000 gallons, or less, $2.00
per quarter (or three months)
For all water registered by
meter in excess of 10,00 gallons
per quarter, ten cents per thou
Sec. 5. If two or more houses
shall be served through one
meter there shall be a minimum
charge of $2.00 per quarter
(three months) for the first
10,000 ’gallons registerd by said
Sec. 7 Fifty cents will be de
ducted from gross amount of
quarterly bill provided said bill
is paid within ten days from
date of same.
be it further ordained that all
ordinances and parts of ordi
nances in conflict herewith are
Last Few Hours Shows
And Close Race and Only Final Count Will Deter
mine Winner of Ford Auto, Piano and Scholar
ship-Last Special Cash Prize, $5, Was Won by
Mrs. Edna Williams.
’ft , W 'N be no services at
J°nn s Church next Sun-
as M r . Sams wjU b
JiT 1 for/ his regular
or iresh or salt fish, anytime
• H. Andrews at 254.
alu'T'. nve Per cent discount
'eler^ s *' ve "- Norris the
ick in' l lar 2est and best
in south west Georgia.
I wish to thank all the kind
friends and neighbors that show
ed me so much tenderness and
consideration during the last ill
ness and death of my husband
Mr. E. H. Daniels. I will always
be very grateful for the many
Mrs. E. H. Daniels.
Harrell & Wilson annouce the
removal of their law offices from
Brughton street to the O’Neal
building on Water Street. Where
they will occupy offices on the
On Saturday, March 11, at 2 P. M. there will be awarded
the following prizes:
A $470 Five Passenger Ford Automobile—Purchased of
an on Display at THE BAINBRIDGE MOTOR CAR CO.
A *400 Piano—Purchased of MR. J. D. HALSTEAD. On
Display at THE MILLS PHARMACY.
A $100 Life Scholarship |at THE DRAUGHON BUSINESS
To each contestant in this race failing to win one of the
above grand prizes, and that has not won a special cash prize
during this race, will be paid 10 per cent by The Post Search
Light on each and every dollar the candidate has personally
turned in at this office. No commissions are paid on subscrip-
cions paid direct to The Post Search Light through the mail by
subscribers, or paid at this office as a result of the collection
letters sent out by this newspaper.
A CLOSE FIGHT.
This contest will end'promptly at 2 P. M. SATURDAY,
MARCH 11. No cash or votes will be taken AFTER 2 o’clock.
All candidates are required to make a preliminary report by 10
a. m. Saturday, and turn in such business as, they have secured
since their last report of last Saturday, and this will avoid a
rush around 2 P. M. This is the only closing rule, and we wish
you to observe it, as it will materially assist in a speedy close.
The judges will begin their final count at 2 p. m. and it is up
to the candidates to see that every vote is CAST and all sub
scriptions PAID IN by chat time. Only cash, postal, or express
money orders, OR CERTIFIED CHECKS accepted in pay
ment on subscriptions turned in Saturday.
The race is really CLOSE between several of the candi
dates, and the final spurt on the home stretch THIS WEEK
will tell the tale in several instances in this race.
DO IT NOW.
THIS IS THE LAST CALL, FRIENDS—IF YOU WISH
TO SUBSCRIBE AND ASSIST SOME PERSON WORKING
FOR THESE PRIZES-SUBSCRIBE-AND DO IT NOW.
FINAL COUNT PRIVATE.
The judges begin their final count at2 P. M. and the results
will be made know as soon as the judges finish. The final count
will be made privately, the board of judges consisting of •
prominent business men, a representative of The Post Search
Light and The Contest Manager. Their decisions are final.
THE CANDIDATES’ STANDINGS.
Following are the candidates’ standings as compiled from
votes cast up to Saturday, March 4t.h, at 2 P. M. Candidates
are requested to look over these standings carefully, as this
will be the basis from which the final count will be made. All
candidates were given 1,000 votes to start with.
Miss Nell Wheeler 584,300.
Miss Fannie Brockett, 580,425.
Miss Ona Franklin 569,500.
Mrs. Telfare Williams .. 552,575.
Miss Rosa SwicOrd, 545,100.
Miss Autrey Mock, 520,175.
BAINBRIDGE, R. F. D. NO. 2.
Miss Zudie Mills, 439,800.
Frank Moore 439,475
Miss Cassie Eagerton,..._. 400,750.
FACEVILLE, R. F. D.
Miss Evelyn Hanna, 344,150,
DONALSONVILL, R. F. D.
Miss Velma Turnage 338,600.
FACEVILLE, R. F. D.
Miss Pauline Kelly, 338,550.
One Fourth off on all Watches,
the largest stock Jin south west
Georgia. Some handsome wrist
watches, all less one fourth re
gular prices. Norris The Leading
Not to trade for Note in favor
of T. C. Wilhmams given by T.
H. Bynes. Same having been lost
without my indorsement.
T. C. Williams.
NEGRO KILLS ANOTHER
Will Daniels shot and killed
another negro by the name of
Wm. Conoway of Mr. Gordon
Parkers place northeast of here
Sunday night. The negro was
found dead on the road Monday
morning. It is hard just at this
time to learn any of the parti
culars of the killing but is learn
ed that they had had some feeling
prior to this between them;
DEPOSITORS PAID IN FULL
The Citizens Bank of Attapul-
gus which failed some time ago
and was placed in the hands of
D. D. Smith and E. H. Griffin as
receivers has paid up the de
positors in full this week. This
being a record breaking stunt
that was pulled off ;in Old Deca
tur. It is a rare thing that a
bursted bank ever is so lucky as
to pay off the depositors in full.
The Receivers have worked
pretty hard to get the depositors
taken care of in this bank matter.
AS A STARTER
Womans Club Stand Spon
ger for Three Days of
ment. Friday and Satur
day Feature days.
To My Friends and Supporters
I hardly have appropriate
words enough at my command
to thank you in a proper manner
for your kindness in joining in
my support and electing me
your County Superintendent of
Schools of Decatur County. I
assure you one and all that I am
much gratified—such expressions
from friends and our fellowmen
are bright spots in our lives
of struggle for love, friendship
and last, but not least, a living
in this beautiful world.
Thanking you again for your
kindly thoughts, actions, and
confidence and trusting that I
shall merit same, I am with
Yours very truly,
J. L. B. Barber.
P. S.—I desire also to voice
the sentiment expressed in my
son’s card above, and take this
method to thank one and all of
our friends who so faithfully
stood by us and gave us their
support in the campaign just
J. N. Barber.
DEATH OF AAR. BUTLER
Mr. Butler, father of Mr. G. C.
Butler died Monday morning
after a short illiness. He took
sick at the church Sunday and
was carried home but did not
get his strenght back. The death
of the aged man will be read
with sorrow by the many friends
of his son, and they are all that
have ever met or known him.
Having been a resident of this
city for a number of years past
Mr. G. C. Butler had endeared
himself to all and this sudden
loss coming on him arouses the
sympathy of all his friends. His
fater has not long been with
CARD FRONI MR. ROWER
I wish to think my many
friends throughout the county
for their support in my race for
County Supt. of School. I ap
preciate their votes just as much
as if I had been elected, and shall
always be grateful therefor.
Thq first annual B&inbridge
Chautauqua is under full head
way. From every «ngle it is a
signal success. The members of
the Womans Club, under whose
auspicies the chautauqQa is being
held, are to be congraculated on
their enthusiasm which has made
the event a success.
The program Thursday was a
fine and those in charge of the
program state that Friday and
Saturday the program will be
even better. Good clean amuse
ment is being offered and the
people of Bainbridge and the
surrounding territory are turning
The better Babies contest Fri
day morning at the city hall has
arroused interest and the fond
mammas of Bainbridge are
grooming their youngest for the
fray. Competent physicians will
examine the babies arid grade
them on the per centagc basis.
Dri Emory Park, president of the
state board of Health will deliver
an illustrated lecture at the Cal
lahan theatre Friday morning in
connection with the show.
Mr. E. J. Hunter of this city
and Miss Clyde Rich, the popular
teacher of the Winder School,
were happily married, in Bain
bridge Sunday Feb. 27, shortly
after ten o’clock.
Miss Lucile Rich who teachers
here is a sister of the brjde. Fri
day Miss Clyde Rich tendered
her resignation as teacher of
the Winder school, and later the
two young ladies went to Bain
bridge and were guests at the
home of their uncle, Mr. Euzema
Rich. Sunday morning the groom
called for the bride and the happy
couple were driven in the groom’s
car to the home of Rev. Mr. Shell,
where the vows uniting the
hearts [of the high contracting
parties were plighted.
A Jmerry throng of relatives
and friends gathered at the Bain
bridge depot expecting to see
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter leave for At
lanta on a short wedding trip,
but the popular couple eluded
the showers of rice and jokes by
speeding away on the auto to
Whigham where they quietly be
came passengers on the train for
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to return thanks to
our many friends and neighbors
that were so kind and helpful
to us during the illness and death
of our hushand and father and
we trust tender hands will be
as ready to serve each and every
one of you in your hour of
sorrow that may come upon you.
We will long appreciate your
Mrs. David Mathews,
Who will be the Leading Lady 7