The Winder news and Barrow times. (Winder, Barrow County, Ga.) 1921-1925, March 10, 1921, Image 1
THESTRAM) THE A IFR PROGRAM THURSDAY, March 10.—THE FUR NACE. SPECIAL FEATURE FRIDAY, March 11.—THE FUR NACE. SPECIAL FEATURE SATURDAY, March 12. —Win. Duncan Bride 13. Comedy. VOL. XXVII. WAGE CUT GRANTED THE G. M. RAILROAD PAYROLL OF ROAD WILL BE SI B STANTIALLY DECREASED FOR THE COMING YEAR. Government Owes the Road $60,000 Balance Report of Receivers Discloses Loss of SIOO,OOO Yearly Since Taken Over by Government in 1917 ,'Gordon C. Carson and \Y. B. Veazey, recently appointed receivers for the Gainesville Midland railway, operated from Athens to Gainesville and from Belmont to Social Circle Saturday sub mitted to the federal court their re port on the condition of the road. The report in substance, indicates that the road has been losing about SIOO,OOO a year since it was taken over by the government in 1917. / The cause of this loss, mainly, is at tributed to the enormous increase in salaries and wages granted by govern ment ; that the entire payroll was about $84,000 four years ago and had reached by government increases, the sum of SIBI,OOO last year. The receivers suggested cutting the payroll to $116„000 for the next year. Judge Beverly Evans, of the federal court, accepted the suggestion, passing an order authorizing the desired reduc tions. Employees are granted five days to lie their objections. The report indicates that the gov ernment owed the road $71,000 un der the reimbursement scheme; has paid about SII,OOO, leaving $60,000 due the road. The court authorized the re ceivers to adjust the matter with the government and to pay off wages due February 15th. PARENT TEACHERS H AVE MEETING FRIDAY, MAR 11. The Parent-Teacher Association, feel ing that it stands for what is good and needful for the school, also feeling the need of stronger co-operation, has planned a special program for Friday night, March 11. All members of the 'Association are urgently requested to bo present and to bring your husbands. Those interested in the school in any way are also cordially invited. l>c hope to have a large attendance and ask as a special favor that everyone who comes bring at least one with them. Program. Opening Song— America Prayer— r - ** liust Ladies Quartette —Mrs. McCurry, Mrs. Land, Mrs. Griffeth. Mrs. Autry Ta l k _ Mrs. Carrington Business Secretary’s Report Treasurer's' Report. Standing Committee’s Report Piano Solo Miss E. Radford Little Gipsy Dance —Pupils of Miss McCants gol(> _ Pauline Roberts Reading— Mrs. Joe Estes Solo — Mr. Higgins Social Hour Smith Hardware Com pany Continuing Their Sale Through March The Smith Hardware Company are shaking up this section of the state with the tremendous discounts they are making on all goods carried by them. They are giving the people if this section wonderful bargains and buyers are coming here from adjoin ing counties to take advantage of their prices on hardware. They have a large two-page advertisement in this is sue* of the News and we advise all our readers to note the prices they ere making in this advertisement. Every body is looking for bargains now and you will surely find them here. THE J. T. STRANGE COMPANY. The J. T. Strange Company are of fering the people of this section splen did bargains in new goods. Their mil linery parlor is full of the latest crea tions in hats and millinery articles that will appeal to the ladies of this section. They have several advertise ments in this issue of the News to which we call the attention of our readers. TEMPERANCE PROGR.AM. A most interesting temperance pro gram will be held at the school audi torium Friday morning, at 9 o'clock. Many of our citizens will avail them selves of the opportunity and be pres ent. Mr. G. S. Oakes and family have moved to Kirkwood, Ga.. much to the regret of their many friends in this city. The best wishes of the News go with them to their new home. Sk UDinkr sfom AND THE BARROW TIMES BRENAU GLEE CLUB COMING MARCH 17 Under Auspices of f he Junior Philathea Class of the First Methodist Church. The Brenau Glee Club will visit Win der next Thursday night, March 11th, under the auspices of the Junior I’hil athea Class of the First Methodist church. The Glee Club consists of twenty eight of Brenau’s most beautiful and talented girls and they will present a most interesting and enjoyable enter tainment. As to just what their program will consist of, we are unable to say at this time, but we are assured that it will be a feast for music lovers. The proceeds of this entertainment will go to help complete the unfurnish nished church. The price of admission will be 35c for children and 50c for adults. J. W. SUMMEROUR’S SPRING ANNOUNCE MENTS THIS WEEK. Mr. J. W. Summerour makes his spring announcement in this issue of the News. Having sold out his high priced goods he is now ready to offer the people of this section new goods at prices in line with the times. Read his advertisement in this issue of the News. [Winder' Dry Goods Store Having A .Great Sale. The Winder Dry Goods Store has a large two-page advertisement in this issue of the News showing the splen did bargains that they are offering the people of this section. People are ex pecting and demanding that goods be sold cheap now on account of the low price of cotton and this firm fully aware of the condition of financial af fairs have marked their tremendous I stock of goods down to wsere the pri -1 ces are in line with tse present price rtf cotton. You can get some great bar gains in this sale and it will pay you to visit this store and supply your needs. Notice to the Public. We desire to thank our customers for their patronage in the past and to assure them of our purpose to serve them in the future in such a way as to give them every advantage in buy ing goods at the very lowest, prices. We realize that this is a time when we all must practice economy and buy where wr> can save the most money. We have been studying the interests of our patrons, and on account of our desire to sell them goods at the very lowest prices we have decided to cut the expense of bookkeeping and to sell strictly for cash. This will save ull losses that occur in the run of every business and will enable us to sell our goods at a much lower figure than we could do under the former credit plan. We feel sure our customers will be pleased with this move on our part for it means better service and lower prices to them. They will profit by the change. So beginning March 10th, we will sell for cash, and assure the public that no one will take greater interest in pleasing them than we will. We want your trade and we are going to do our best to merit, it. Good goods, prompt service, lowest prices can be found in this store. Yours to serve, Watson-Glover & Company. HALE-TREADWELL Friends of Miss Modell Hale and Mr. John Treadwell, of Statham, were agreeable surprised to learn of their marriage on Saturday the sth. The ceremony was performed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Slaughter, at Auburn, by Mr. Slaughter. Two of Miss Hale's former schoolmates at Southeastern Christian College, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Garrett, Jr., themselves bride and groom of a week, were groomsman and matron of honor. Miss Hale whs attractively gowned in navy blue taffeta. Mr. and Mrs. Treadwell are well-known in this section of the state and their marriage is of interest to a large circle of friends who wish them much happiness in their life to gether. We are glad to note that Mrs. J. R. N. Baugh, who recently underwent an operation at the Wesley Memorial hos pital in Atlanta, is improving rapidly. This is good news to her many friends n ths city. Winder, Barrow County, Georgia, Thursday, March 10, 1921. Sirs. Pledger Hostess. Mrs. Henry Pledger was hostess at a small but quite enjoyable party last Saturday afternoon. After several games of Bridge, Mrs. Pledger served a delicious salad course. The guests were Mesdames J. J. Wilson, Ralpti Smith, H. A. Carithers, Robert Camp, S. IP. Ware, Howard Rogers, J. W. Griffeth and Watkins. Matinee Party for Miss Stanton. A pleasent occasion of the week was the matinee party on Monday after noon given by a group of friends in honor of Miss Mellie Stanton, of Social Circle. The party was composed of Mesdames 11. A. Carithers, G. C. Mos ley, J. M. Aiken, Reha Vonderleitb, B. B. Jackson, W. L. DeLaPerriere, Ralph Smith, J. S. Hargrove, J. J. Wilson and Miss Stanton. Mrs. Collins Entertains At Sewing Party. One of the most enjoyable events of last week was the sewing party Thursday afternoon given by Mrs. L. W. Collins, the honor guest being her mother, Mrs. Collins and Mrs. J. P. Hurdle, of Winstom-Salein, N. C. At the conclusion of a delightful sewing hour, the hostess served a lovely frozen course Among those present were the members of the Junior Priscilla Club and a few friends who were Mesdames Edgar DeLaPerriere, Ralph Smith, Palu Roberts, W. N. Bailey, Robert Arnold, Watkins, S. H. Ware, J. F. Broome, L. Live, R. D. Couch, Ed Herrin, A. D. McCurry, G. W. De- LaPerriere, S It. Grubb, Clyde Wil liamson, Guy Kilgore, J. B. Parham, George Fortson. W. L. DeLaPerriere, H. P Quillian, A. A. Camp, John May nard, Lind, Preston Williams, Collius, Hurdle, T. A. Maynard and Miss Mel lie Stanton, of Social CU-.le Mrs. Pound Entertains Club. Mrs. P. P. Pound entertained her bridge club Thursday afternoon at tier home on North Boulevard in compli ment to her sister, Mrs. L. H. Ried, of Winder. The invited guests were Mrs. Snipes, Mrs. B. T. Beasley, Mrs. L. W. Me Larty, Mrs. Henry Godfrey. Mrs. L. W. McLarty won top score guest prize. Mrs. L. H. Ried, the honor guest, was presented with a handmade pal metto grass basket. Mrs. Frank W. Day won top score club prize and Mrs. John D. Evans cut consolation prize. The rooms where the game was played were very prettily decorated with spring flowers. The club members present were Mrs. Frank W. Day, Mrs. J. A. Kidd, Mrs. Robert Bost, Mrs. James A. Rollstone, Mrs. Royal H. Pitt, Mrs. John D. Evans. The next club meeeting will he at the home of Mrs. L. Bee Smith. —At- lanta Journal. Reception for Rev. and Mrs. S. R. Grubb and I)r. and Mrs. Erh. The members of the Christian church gave a lovely reception at the church on Friday evening for their new pas tor and his wife, Rev. and Mrs. Stanley R. Grubb, and their parents, Dr. and Mrs. Erh. The auditorium and class rooms were thrown together and beautifully dec orated in ferns, palms, ivy and French baskets of jonquils and pink roses. As the guests arrived they were received in a most cordial manner by Dr. and Mrs. L. W. Hodges, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Millikin, Mr. and Mrs. B B Jack son, and Messrs. O. M. Jackson and Herschel Smith. The front vestibule of the church was made to look like a spring garden where the two punch bowls were em bedded in mounds of jonquils and ivy and were presided over by Mrs. Paul Brooksher and Miss Jennie Smith, Mrs. J. T. Walden, Miss Sadie Harris, Mrs. Vella Mae Smith, Miss Rosa Rives. In the receiving line were Rev. and Mrs. Grubb, Dr. and Mrs. Erb, Mr. Claud Mayne and Mr. W. A. Bradley, tw-o memberte of the official board, Mrs. O. M. Jackson, Mrs. W. O. Perry, and Mrs. Herschel Smith, officers of the Ladies Aid and Missionary Socie ties. The Loyal Guards Orchestra fur nished music throughout the evening and several lieautiful solos and duets were given by Miss Ora Lee Camp and Mrs. McCurry, and Mrs. Land, and splendid talks by Mr. W. A. Bradley, Rev. Grubb, Mr. S. C. Potts and Dr. Erb. Late in the evening the guests were united into the Loyal Guards class room, which had been made unusually attractive and where tea and sand wiches were served by Mesdames G. S. Millsaps, J. C. Ray, Raymond Sharp ton. T. M. Foster, Annie Jackson, Z. F. Jackson, W. L. Mayne. E. F. Saxon, Green Graham, Lena Hodges, J. L. Jackson, Alice Dunn, Byrd Harris, Lil lie Lamar, J. B. Lay, 11. G. Hill, Ver nie Sharpton, Misses Berta Meader, Pearl Saunders, Utha Shields and Hel en Jackson and others. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL NEWS Miss Andrey Wills Hostess to Teacher’s Sewing Club. A pleasant occasion of last week was the meeting of the Teacher’s club Satur day afternoon with Miss Audrey Wills as the delightful hostess. Sewing was the diversion for the afternoon, after which a most delicious salad course was served. The guests present on this enjoyable occasion were Misses Sadie Harris, Mable Jackson, Ida and Allene Kilgore, Josephine House, Alice King. Mary Cargill, Flossie Henson, Rosa Rives, Charlotte McCants, Ora Lee Camp and Mrs. Parks Stewart and Mrs. Walter Lyle. Bridge-Lunucheon *To Visitors. Mrs. Vernon Moore was hostetss at a bridge luncheon Wednesday in com pliment to her guest, Mrs. W. V. Dor sey, of Ashville, and Mrs. W. C. Hor ton, of Winder, the guest of Mrs. H. N. Rainey. Covers were placed for eight friends. The Easter idea was carried out in the decorations and favors, the colors being yellow and white. Each plate was marked with a dainty Easter card, and a small yellow basket filled with yellow and white candies. Evelyn, little daughter of Mrs. Moore, entertaining the guests with dancing and singing. Bridge was played throughout the atfernoon. The prize for top score, a cut-glass perfume bottle, was won by Mrs. J. W. Cooper. The guests prizes were a silver tea bell and a pair of cut glass bud vases. Mrs. Moore was assisted in enter taining by Mrs. J. W. Cooper. Those present were Mrs. H. N. Rai ney, Mrs. VV. Candler Power. Mrs. W. C. Horton, Mrs. J. W. Cooper, Mrs. Rufus Brown, Mrs Haunson, Mrs. Dor sey, Miss Martha Harbison and Mrs. Moore. —Atlanta Journal. Birthday Dinner in Honor of Mrs. Peggy Wages. Mrs, John Williams was hostess at a most enjoyable dinner last Monday honoring the birthday of her mother, Mrs. Peggy Wages, who was eighty eight years old. A most delightful time was spent during the day and an elegant six course dinner was served. The table in the dining room, cover ed with an exquisite cloth of lace had as a centerpiece a lovely cake on which was placed eighty-eight candles and at each end of the table was placed a large basket filled with spring flowers. The color motif of yellow and white was skillfully carried out. The guests present on this occasion were Mrs. Wages, Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Wages and son of Macon, Mrs. Robert Ethridge and son, of Auburn, Mrs. Blnyard, Mrs. A. P. Carrington, Mrs. M. J. Perry, Mrs. Susan Ethridge, Mrs. Jim Wil son, of Dacula, Mrs. Minnie Daniel and children. The guests nil expressed themselves as spending an unusually delightful day and wished for “Aunt Peggy” many happy birthdays. Mrs. Parks Stewart spent Thursday in Elberton. Mr. and Mrs. 11. A. Carlthers spent Wednesday in Athens. Miss Ermine and Julia Thomas spent Sunday in Comer. Mr. W. O. McMullen, of Elberton, was a visitor in Winder Sunday. Mrs. Robert Camp is spending this week with relatives in Atlanta. Miss Annie Thomas left today for Loganville for a week’s visit to Mrs. Tribble. Mr. Henry Edgar, of Route Dne, Winder, was a visitor in the city last week. Mr. J. A. Spence, df Route Two, Statham, was a visitor in the city last week. Mr. W. W. Parks, of Auburn, was in the city Tuesday and gave the News a visit. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Saxon, of Farm ington, were the guests of Dr. and Mrs. E. F. Suxon recently. Mr. John Rice, of Commerce, was here a few days, last week visiting friends and relatives. Misses Ola Porter and Glpsie Bed dlngfield spent the week-end in Col bert with friends. Mrs. Alma McDonald, of Atlanta, spent the past-week in Winder with friends and relatives. Miss Mable Herrin returned to G. N. & I. C., Milledgeville, after spend ing a few days here with homefolks. Mr. and Mrs. It. A. Nunnally, of Stat ham, were the guests of Dr and Mrs. C. S. Wiliams Sunday. Mrs. J. T. Wages, of Macon, Is spend ing a few days in Winder with relatives and friends. Miss Charlotte McCants wil spend the week-end in Atlanta with her sis ter. Miss Nellt McCants. Mrd, W. H. Quarterman was a visitor In Atlanta the latter part of last week. MISS RLBYE GEORGE WOOD RUFF MAKES FINE RECORD. Mr. and Mrs. George Woodruff have been officially notified that their daughter, Rubye George, who is in her first year at Shorter Col lege, is making a very brilliant re cord. Miss Woodruff has made ‘A’ in every literary subject, and is the only pupil in the entire expression department to make ‘A’. She is also making an unusually good record in voice culture .and is one of the few Freshmen to make the Glee club. This is a record that few Freshmen make and we feel sure that this year’s senior elass of the Winder High school will be especially inter ested in this splendid report of Miss Itubye’s work, as she would have finshed with this class had she re mained here. MOTT & KING BUY THE FORD AGENCY Dr. C. B. Mott, of Troy, Ala., but who has been in Atlanta eight years, and Dr. Guy King, of Atlanta, have bought the Ford business in Winder from Flanigan & Flanigan and will conduct it in the future. Dr. Mott will be manager of the business and has moved his family to this city occupy ing rooms with Mr. W. B. Mathews un til his furniture arrives, after which he will occupy the Baggett home in Candler street A cordial welcome is extended Dr. Mott and his family to our city aud we trust they will be pleased with Winder and that tie- Mott King Motor business will be prosper ous. Mr. Tom W. Burson will lie as sistant manager and we are sure that success will crown the efforts of this Hplendid concern. A. N. Nowell Leases the Old Tavern—To Open Some Time Next Week Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Nowell, of Craw ford, Ga., have leused the hotel known as the Old Tavern and will conduct it in the future. We undei stand the name will be changed to the Nowell House, as they ran a hotel in (.’raw ford under that name and it was a very popular place with the traveling public. The hotel at Crawford was burned some time ago and Mr. and Mrs. Nowell have been looking around since that time for a location. We are glad they have decided to locate in Winder and extend them a cordial welcome to our city. The Georgia Glee Club ,To Visit Winder Mar. 21 The intinerary of the 1021 Georgia Glee and Mandolin Club has been com pleted and the annual tour starts March 21st, at Winder. The reputa tion of the Glee Club is state-wide and its appearance in this city is being loosed forward to with unusual interest. They have gathered an aggregation of artists which promises to make the tour tills year the most successful hi its history. The Jazz Orchestra, anew acquisi tion, will disseminate liarmohy galore. John Slaughter will render several vio lin selections, and Mallon Sheffield will give a specialty act in this year’s performance. Jerry Jones, in the guise of the Im perial Potentate of Patagonia, creates a riot of fun and wit. The end men this year*are Jerry Jones, Pate Car son and Jimmie Boykin. Their antics will he a source of much amusement. A saxophone quartette composed of Smith, Burke, Brown and Slaughter, will delight the lovers of the saxo phone. No one in Winder will want to miss this entertainment. Remember the date March 21, at school auditorium. Death of Mrs. Roberts. Mrs. Roberts, the mother of Mr. W. E. Roberts, of this city, died at her home in Grayson, Ga., last Monday and was burled Tuesday at the ceme tery at Chestnut Grove church. She was splendidly endowed with the traits of u devoted wife and faithful mother, and her passing away has brought grief to her many friends and relatives. The many friends of Mr. W. E. Roberts in this city extend him their siucerest sympathy. We are glad to see Harold Herrin back ut his post in the Winder Drug Co’ store. He has been in Gainesville having his eyes treated. Mrs. Dora House and Miss Ola Por ter went to Atlanta Wednesday on business connected with the millinery department of J. W. Summerour’s dry goods store. Mr. M. D. Jacobs and family have moved to Atlanta. Their many friends in this city regret to give them up but hope they will he successful in the capital city. THE STRAND THEATER PROGR.AM MONDAY, March 14.—Marguerite Clark in “EASY TO GET.” TUESDAY—EtheI Clayton, More Dead ly than the Male. Broadway Bali. WEDNESDAY, March 16.—THEATER CLOSED. RED CROSS WORK IN BARROW Is Our Indifference Real Or Apparent? > Our Children Will Make Just Such Men as we Train Them to be While Young and Plastic. There seems to be some indifference or something, that to our minds, out of harmony with the requirements of of our community at the present time. Six or seven mouths there came into our midst a very industrious and intelligent young woman in the capac ity of a graduate nurse with several years’ hospital and practical experi ence as a nurse, to serve this communi ty under the American lied Cross As sociation. We tnke it for granted that she came here officially and by the so licitation of the Local Chapter. Now just at the time the work is getting under way and the people are learning the value and meaning of this work, we hear rumors of failure of this city and comity to further support this work. This service is not for a few privi ledged individuals. It is not, we sup pose necessary for those of us that are 'situated more fortunately than our brother who may be less fortun ate to have this service; those of us who have had opportunities of learn ing how to keep healthy and when vis ited by sickness, exercise the proper methods of caring for our sick ones and other members of our families whom we wish to protect, and keep well, do not need this service. Many of us have had chances to learn much higyene and home sanitation, hut there are many of us that have not had any chance to learn how to take cure bf oru selves and families. Many of us are not financially able to secure assist ance when our families are in need of the expert, much less able to learn the things we ought to know as re gards our health. Many of us may think we are safe and can get along alright without any help, hut we are helpless and are all more or less dependent on our neigh bor. We want our neighbors to be well and healthy tlfe same as ourselves The proximity to us and our families of some insanitary coiidition or un healthy surroundings in a home or neighborhood may lie a very danger ous menace to the health of our house holds. We believe tin* city of Winder and the county of Barrow have more pride, civic and otherwise, than to allow an institution of this character to be lost to this community. We can appropri ate hundreds of dollars for other, pos sibly less valuable services, functions, pleasures etc., why can’t we do some thing that will be of lasting service and value to our children and the com ing generation. Whut about it Mr. Oni/inary /for the county? and Mr, Mayor for the city? Can we afford Jo lose the Red Cross Nurse for Barrow county?—W. T. Randolph. M. D., E. F. .Saxon, M. D., E. R. Harris, M D, W. L. Mathews, M. D. Death Claims Mr. Wm. Robertson of Statham Mr. Wm. C. Robertson, one of the oldest and best known citizens of Stat ham, died at his home in that place Monday and was buried Tuesday in the Statham cemetery. He was about 75 years of age at the time of his death and had been a member of the Christian church for a long time. The funeral services were conducted Tues day, Rev. Stanley It. Grubb, of this city, officiating. Six children survive the deceased, three sons and three daughters, Messrs John, Marion and Charles Robertson, and Mrs. W. E. Fin cher, Mrs. Aaron Wafford and Miss Nellie Robertson. The sympathy of a large number of friends is ertended to them. MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH The regular monthly meeting of the Missionary Society will meet Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, w ith Mrs Clyde Williamson, Mrs. A. G. Lam-' ( and Mrs. W. O. Perry at the home ' Mrs. Lamar and Mrs. Perry on SU ens street. An interesting progr will be given and all the members the Auxiliary are cordially invited new members are desired. * \ MRS. J. T. WALDEN, i i Mrs. Howard N. Mann undefif operation at Wesley Memorial! 4 |in Atlanta Tuesday; we a r ' + [know that she is getting hi C ** I Dr. Mathews, Mr. and Mrs. A A son and Mrs. Paul Robert* 4 “ . i Atlanta with her. f "* \ J No. 47.