A Good Program For
The Strand Theater
NORTH GEORGIA FAIR NEXT WEEK
WINDER MERCHANTS CONTINUE THEIR
CAMPAIGN FOR BUSINESS BY OFFERING
GOOD MERCHANDISE FOR LESS MONEY
Dry Goods, Groceries,
Meats, Grain, Hay,
v At Lowest Costs
Possibly not in the history of the
merchandising business of Winder have
the merchants and business men put 1
forth such a determined effort to in
terest the puying public in coming to
Winder to do their trading and to sell
their cotton, produce, Etc. There are I
right now a half dozen special sales
on in this city, with prices slashed to
the very heart, then, too the Winder
cotton market is from 50 to 100 points |
above that of Athens and Atlanta. It \
is the purpose of the business men to
interest the buying public in Barrow
and adjoining counties to come to this
market by offering inducements in the
way here for less than elsewhere and
offering more for their cotton and oth
nuarke table produce than other towns.
Sheats Stock Tonic.
One of the most valuable stock tonics
made and one that is constantly gain
ing in popularity is Sheats Stock Tonic
manufactured by Messes. W. H. and J.
W. Sheats, of this city. Mr. W. H.
Sheats has had fourteen years expe
rience in the business and has made a
special study of the diseases of cattle,
bogs and poultry. It is not guess work
with him. He tawws what he is do
ing and he can take the kinks out of
your cows, horses, mules, hogs and
poultry. When you follow his sugges
tions you are beund to succeed in treat
ing your stock.
One thing they have always stuck to
and that is te 'be truthful and honest
iD their dealings with their fellowmen.
This has been thetgrea secret of iheir
success. They are making a tine tonic
fc,v stock and they are not misleading
the people about it. If your cattle,
horses, bogs, sheep, goats or poultry
are In need of attention get in touch
with them. It will mean better stock
and better poultry on your farm ami
hence more money in your pocket. You
can order Sheats Stock Tonic fivinu the
Sheats Stock Tonic Cos., of Winder, Ga.
* The Winder Dry Goods Stare.
‘ The Winder Dry Goods Store has a
spleiitTid advertisement in The News
this week to which we particularly call
the attention of or readers. They a.nc
making some exceedingly attractive of
-1 rings that will prove of great inter
est to you. .Read over this ad.
The JL T. Strange Company .
The great sale that has been on for
a week at this great department store
in Winder continues unabated. When
they threw ipen their doors last Fri
day crowds Hooked in and their force ni
clerks has beem busy ever since trying
to wait on tlw- great throng of custom
ers. They have another ad in this issue
of the News that contains interesting
announcements. Read it.
J. W. Sumaaerour’s Great Sale.
J. W. Sunnnerour opens up Friday
■(tomorrow) with one of his character
istic money saving sales. Summerour
cever fails to catch the ear of the pub
lic when he speaks, and the people know
that he means business when he tells
them that he is going to give them bar
gainee He has a large two-page ad
in this issue of the News and our read
ers are referred to It. Read it and see
what he has to offer you.
Woodruff Hardware Company
Possibly the most phenomenal selling
campaign ever put on is being waged
by the Woodruff Hardware Cos. This
big sale opened Friday morning at
o’clock. They are offering 500 pieces
of aluminum ware at lc each, thou
nands of pieces at 49c and 1.39, also
attractive prices in hardware, wagons,
buggies, stoves, plows, harness, etc.
The Fair Store.
The Fair Store. George Zachem, pro
prietor, inaugurate a sale Friday A. M.
which will run for several days. This
store has a page advertisement in this
issue. The prices speak for themselves.
J. L. Saul.
J. L. Saul has a large ad in this is
sue of the News, showing the continu
ance of the sale of the many bargains
that he has been giving the people of
1 his section. Read his ad and note the
many bargains that he is offering the
people of this section.
AND THE BARROW TIMES
A great auction sale will take
place at Camp Gordon, Atlanta,
Ga., on October 10th, 1921, be
ginning at 10 o’clock A. M., sharp
rain or shine. There will be sold
2,000 and structures
and 500 farms ranging from 5 to
The sale will take pluce in the
auditorium ou the grounds, with
There is a large half page ad
in this issue of the News about
this sale. The date of the sale
was omitted in the advertisement,
But the date is October 10th, be
ginning at 10 o'clock A. M.
Great bargains can be purchas
ed at this sale as the property
will be sold regardless of weather,
rain or shine.
Rememl>er the date, October
10th, which is Monday week.
Read over the advertisement
and note the property that is to
j A WEEKLY PAPER
The HoscMon News Laurhed This Week
With John F. Stone, Editor, and
James P. Mahaffey, Associate
Hoschton. one of the thriving little
cities of Jackson county, and a near
: neighbor of Winder, is to have anew
weekly paper. The name of the paper
is the Hoschton News, and the first is
sue appears this week. John F. Stone
is the editor and James P. Mahaffey,
associate editor. The -ytibsoTiptson
price is SI.OO per year. It is a bright
and sprightly paper, well tilled with
advertisements and will be a great
factor in the upbuilding s,tf Hoschton.
We wish the new paper mighty well.
HOKE HOUSE, 15;
REAL BOY HERO
Hoke House, a 15 yeT old Barrow
(county boy saved Jeff Sikes, age 13
j years, of Statbam, Saturday afternoon
[’September 24th, at Appleby’s pond. The
'Sikes boy had sunk the second time.
, As he had made no cry of warning no
one knew of his danger until Hoke was
een struggling with him in the water.
Koke was jerked under th water and
although strangling himself he brave
ly fought on until he had the boy safe.
GETS OUTON BAIL.
“Fatty” Arbuckle must stand trial
for manslaughter and not murder is
the decision of Judge I.azarus before
whom the movie commedian was tried
The mnrder charge was dismissed. His
; bail was set at $5,000 cash. This was
given. He will he tried on the charge
of manslaughter immediately it is
Child Wonder at School
Auditorium Friday Ev
ening at 8:00 O’Clock.
Little Robert Jester Harbour, 10
years old, will appear Friday evening in
wonderful interpretative dances. Only
a few weeks ago the Atlanta papers
were filled with pictures and poses of
all kinds showing the wonderful feats
of this little child.
Winder people wTll have the privi
lege of seeing her at the school audito
rium Friday at 8 o’clock P. M. In con
nection with this will be a good picture,
music, character sketches, playlets, etc.
The price of admission will be 10
and 20 cents and goes to the school to
pay for equipment both literary and
We want the bouse packed for this
program. Come help your school and
help your children and yourself. ■
Winder, Barrow County, Georgia, Thursday, September 29, 1921.
|hON.H.N. RAINEY, WHO DIED SUNDAY I
. 99H f-* m" BBP |
THERE WILL BE PARADE FLOATS, BABY
SHOW, BEAUTY CONTEST, AND MAYBE A
A WEDDING AT WINDER’S FIVE-DAY FAIR
PROSPECTS GOOD FOR GREATEST
I FAIR IN ITS HISTORY —GREAT
PREPARATIONS B EIX < i
The North Georgia Fair will throw
open its gates next Tuesday morning
prepared to give the jM*ople of this sec
tion owe of the best fairs ever held in
Winder. Signs of prosperity are seen
ah around us in this section of the
( state and the people are going to see
the best county lair in Georgia next
week right here in Windr. No pains
have been spared to get up a fair that
will prove interesting and attractive to
the people and everybody will be there.
The exhibits are line, never better
and more of them. The district exhib
its, the general agricultural exhibits,
the individual crop exhibits, the exhib
its of fruits, vegetables, syrups,, pea nuts
apiary products, canned fruits, etc.,
will la- great.
And then there’s the cattle depart
ment. including milk and beef cattle,
mules, horses, sheep, goats, boys’ pig
clubs, all of which will show to our
people what is being (lone in this sec
tion along this line. Don’t fail to see
The poultry department is far above
the average aji<l will Interest every
lover of chickens. All breeds will he
shown in this department and many
tine birds will be shown.
The girls’ club department will prove
of great interest to all. Here will be
seen what the girls are doing in mak
ing jellies, preserves, pickles and all
kinds of canned goods and vegetables.
They will also have exhibits of sewing,
basketry, stencilling and cooking.
The ladies will have splendid ex
hibits of fancy needle work, dainty
cooking, beautiful flowers, ferns, etc..
These exhibits will be delightful to
The educational department will he
one of the best features of the fair.
The parades of the children w ill be in
spiring and their speeches and recita
tions will lx* interesting.
Moreover there will be parade floats,
the beauty contests, the baby show, the
oldest man and woman, and possibly i
a marriage during the big fair. These
will all prove attractive and interest
ing to the great crowds that will flock
to the fair.
Among the other attractions will be
"The Honeymoon Trail,” something
new in amusements, Golnnel Littleton’s
Society Horse Show, Tony, the Alli
gator Boy, The ‘Lilliputians. The Mon
key Speedway. Henry Bros. Wild West
Show, John B. Davis' Famous Dixie
land Minstrels. The Whip. Ferris
Wheel. Merry-go-round, and many oth
The fair is going to be great, folks.
We’ll all be there.
The gates open Tuesday morning and
will remain open the balance of the
week. Five days of great recreation,
fer the people of this section.
SUPERIOR COURT IN
SESSION THIS WEEK
The Superior Court of Barrow coun
ty convened in the old court house m
Winder last Monday.
Judge Blanton Fort&on, who is grow
ing in favor among our people us a pre
siding judge, was present as was Hon.
W. O. Dean, the aide solicitor general
of this circuit.
The grandjury was organized with
Mr. W. J. Ethridge as foreman, and
Mr. P. L. Hutchins, as clerk.
Judge Fortgon’s charge to the grand
jury was able and complete reminding
that Ixidy that they were the represen
’tutives of the ix*ople of the county and
were expected to look after every phase
of me county's affairs.
Monday and Tuesday were taken up!
jiuostly with divorce cases. The rest of
this week will he concerned largely in ■
[civil cases, none of which are of any
We understand that the grandjury
'investigating the Doster murder case,
hut as yet have rendered no report of,
• Sheriff H. O. Camp and his bailiffs
are attending to their duties well and
the business before the equrt is being
dispatched with energy.
Clerk A. T. Harrison has bi>? hands
full with the business before him and is
taking care of it thoroughly.
NEAR RIOT IN DE
CAUSED BY FIRE
Serious and perhaps fatal accidents
were prevented last Tuesday when tire
broke out in the big department store
of J. T. Strange Cos. hy the coolness of
the sales force and management. At
the time the store was crowded with
people attending the great Transfer
Sale, now being conducted by the Bank
ers Mercantile Cos. The fire was evi
dently caused by u lighted cigarette
which lodged between the awning and
the big advertising sign over the door
It was no time before that corner of
the store was a mass of flames and
smoke. Excitement was tense for
awhile but the coolness and promptness
of the clerks soon quieted the people and
business was resumed.
The sale has been a big success since
CITY TAX NOTICE.
The City Tax books are now open
for the collection of city taxes- for the
year 1921. It will tr very much appre
ciated if the public will come fn at
once and pay their taxes so that the
teachers of our public ischools can be
paid their salaries.—L. E. Griffetb,
HON. H. N. RAINEY DIED LAST SUNDAY 1
FUNERAL HELD IN THIS CITY TUESDAY.
NEWS ITEMS FROM
Gathered From Exchan
ges in Adjoining
( News-Hera Id i
Judge H. B. Russell, of Winder, had
business in Lawrencevllle Friday.
Miss Mary Lou Segars, of Winder,
spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs.
<’. R. Thompson.
Miss Shedd. of Winder, is the guest
of her sister, Mrs. Tandy Shackelford.!
Miss Loren a Giles, of Auburn, is the'
guest of her sister, Mrs. Tandy Shack
Jackson County. „*"
* r (Herald)
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. McElhannon and
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Flanigan motored
to Winder and Athens on Tuesday af
Mrs. Erastus Smith and little daugh
ter arrived in the city from Winder
Tuesday for a visit to her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Bailey.
Mrty H‘*arl Hardigree Oldham of
Winder sjient several days last week
with Mrs. J. O. Stockton.
Little Jeitp Kimball of Winder
j spent the week-enft with Miss Miriam
Mr. arid Mrs. T. H. Davis, of Thomp
son’s Mill, were in town shopping last
Miss Belle McEver, of Winder visit
ed relatives here last week.
Mr. T. A. Deaton of Barrow county
was in town on business recently.
Mrs. Vallie Arnold and her (laugh
ters, Mrs. H. C. DeLaPrrlere. of Hosch
ton. and Mrs. Williams, of Winder,
were* in town recently.
The Twelfth Press Association was
organized at an enthusiastic meeting
held in Dublin some days ago. South
Georgia already had two or three strong
[district organizations and the new one
; will give new strength to tlie movement
in that part of the state. The Eighth
land Ninth are 'he only iwo districts
in North Georgia ihat have organized,
but they have splendid organizations
which thoroughly cover their territory.
, The district associations can he made
i strong auxiliaries to the state organi
sation and the Eighth and Ninth are
going to measure up to their duty
along this line.
The election held last Friday to de
termine whether $16,000 in notes shall
lx* issued for the establishment of a
' fifteen tori ice plant in Monroe resulted
[in an overwhelming victory for this
greatly needed enterprise, the vote be
ing 253 for to 4 against.
The election passed off very quietly
and the result is greatly gratifying to
those who see in the ice plant not only
n great convenience as such, but as the
means of providing cold storage facil
ities which should prove a great bless
ing to the city and country.
Quite a number of country people
evinced the liveliest interest in the
outcome ami are highly pleased that
the people of Monroe took a position
which guarantees them co-operation In
the handling of their products.
There are few cities in the state of
Monroe’s size and importance but what
already enjoy the advantage of a mod
ern ice plant, while many others much
smaller than Monroe have long bad
such an enterprise.
DR. & R. BELK TO LECTURE AT
On Friday evening, October 7th, at
8 :30 o’clock, Dr. Belk ,odc of the most
noted lecturers of the South, will lect
ure at the auditorium. His subject will
be “Laughter and Sunshine.” The
lecture is wise, witty and humorous.
By special arrangement this lecture
Will he given free. You are cordially
Invited. Everybody is welcome. Don’t
forget the date. Friday Night, Oct. 7.
A Good Program For
The Strand Theater
Was Former Citizen o!
Winder and Well •
Hon. 11. N. Rainey, a former cltizeu
of Winder and one of the best known
and best bekmsi men in this section,
passed away at his home, f*K Fairvi'w
road, Atlanta, Go., last Sunday night,
after an illness of several weeks. Hi*
death resulted from a complication of
His body was brought to Winder and
interment took place in the cemetery
in this city, Tusday afternoon.
The funeral services were held iiß
the First Baptist church at 4:00 o'clock
Tuesday afternoon, the largest crowd
being present that had ever been pres
ent at a similar occasion in this city.
“Nick” Rainey had thousands of friends
throughout this section thut came t#
do honor to his memory.
An honorary escort composed of the
deacons of the Baptist Tabernacle
church of Atlanta, of which he wns a
pieinber, came with the remains.
The floral tributes were beautiful
I>eyond description, scores of friends
.expressing their love and esteem in
beautiful flowers that literally ttlks*
the entire space around the stand in
the First Baptist church. The church i
building was packed to its utmost and*
hundreds stood around on the outside
unable to gain entrance into the house.
The music rendered by the Baptist.
Tabernacle and the choir of the First
Baptist church of this city was exceed
ingly appropriate and hundreds of eyes
were tilled with tears as the soft words
of the singers swept out over the au
dience. ' '**l
Rev. W. H. Faust, pastor of the local
Baptist church, l>r. J. J. Bennett, ot
the Jackson Hill Baptist church, tfnd
Kev. John W. Hum. pastor of the TatW
ernacle Baptist church, of Atlanta,,
gave touching and tender tributes te the
memory of the departed, relating seme
of the splendid acts of kindness andt
deeds of charity that characterized*
his life. >
“Nick" Rainey was a leader in the
tight for the creation of Barrow coun
ty and was its first representative iift
the legislature, and on account of the*
spleudid work he did for the county all
our people held him in the highest e-
teem. Always keenly interested in ed
ucational and religious work. Mr. Rai
ney was one of the heaviest contribn
,tors to many of the enterprises under
taken by churches. His contributions
frequently ranged into the thousands
of dollars. Aside from flat contribu
tions, his directing genius in financial
matters often came to the rescue of his
church and his Interest In the welfare
of his friends always increased with
Mr. Rainey recently toured the Ork
ent with a party of religious workers,
in company with Dr. and Mrs. J. W.
Ham and others. v
Mr. Rainey was the son of Rev. Hi
ram N. Rainey, who lived in Winder
and died here several years ago.
Born in 1879 near Winder, Mr. Rainey
was educated in the public schools of
Auburn, Ga.. and at Mercer University.
He was a large land holder and con
ducted a private loan and discount bus
iness particularly dealing in municipal
bonds. It is said that he owned bond**
practically of every county in the stat
during his life time.
Mr. Rainey is survived by his wMT,
one son. J. N. Rainey, who is a student,
t Georgia Tech, and one daughter, Miss
Louise Rainey ,
The sympathy of hundreds of frienhr
In this section are extended the be
YOUNG LADY DIES SUDDENLY.
Miss Irene Sheridan, daughter of Ml*,
and Mrs. W. W. Sheridan, who lived In
the eastern part of the city, died su*
denly at her home Wednesday after*
noon, late, She was about 26 years
old and had been sick for some tlmsg
The funeral and burial occurred on *
Thursday afternoon. In this city, tbn
Jnterment being In Rose Hill cemetery.
The funeral was conducted by Mr. and
Mrs. Graham, pastors of the Wesleyan
phurch of this city. Besides her par
ents. Miss Sheridan leaves sveral broth
ers and sisters to whom the sympathy
of their friends is extended.