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Senator Clay has been ill in
Washington, with an attack of
The Atlanta Baptists and
Methodists are planning great
revivals for March and April.
Is Tom Watson still a friend to
Gov. Smith? That’s the ques
tion now mapy are trying to ans
Gov. Smith will atteftd the con
ference of governors called in
Washington by the president May
13, 14, 15.
Hon. Jos. M. Brown refuses to
say that he “will not” be a can
dite for governor. Joe, you know
was fired by Governor Smith
from the railroad commission.
A sixteenth amendment has
been proposed for the U. S. Con
stitution to give women the right
to vote, "rtiis proposal will be
discussud before Congress March
The Journal and Constitution
arc now under fire of the Atlanta
preachers for publishing whiskey
ads, especially since the state has
outlawed the selling of intoxi
Hon. M. D. Womble, of Thom
aston. has just annouunced as a
candidate for the state senate
from the senatorial district com
posed of the counties of Upson,
Talbot and Harris.
Hetty Green, tne richest wo
man in the world and a sensible
\ one too—says she saw the panic
\coming three years ago and made,
preparations accordingly. Hetty
does not Lunik twose veil nus
w. n/J a f'.r* '1
John D. Rockfeller who is
spending the winter season in
Augusta, has again repeated his
custom of giving preference to
the negro churches in attending
divine worship. This happened
Elbert Hubbard, known to the
cult as Fra Elbertus, editor of The
Philistine and chief Roycrofter
of the universe, wants to prove
the utter futility of law, medi
cine and the ministry—in a lec
ture at the Atlanta Grand March
A prohibition bill has been in
troduced by Congressman
Brantly, which seeks to make the
place of delivery of C. 0. D.
shipments of whiskey the place
of sale and infractions of the law
punishable. Lists of consignees
and shippers are to be published.
The chautauqua to be held in
Eatonton from June 28 to July 3
next, inclusive, is an assured fact.
Hon. J. G. Camp, of Atlanta, of
the Alkahest Lyceum system,
spent two or three days there last
week arranging the details.
Contracts have been signed and
the program as fully arranged as
it is possible this far in advance.
More cases of drink were
tried Monday last by Recorder
Broyles, of Atlanta police
court, than any other day
since prohibition went into
effect. The number of cases.
85, exceed the number of any
previous day since Jan 1, by 25.
Eighty-five is surprisingly large,
as the recorder has had a fat
time of it, mostly since the begin
ning of the year.
It is reported uUthonLcuil}
from Forsyte that Messrs Samuel
Rutherford, Ed Walker and Og
den Persons will probably be can
didates for the state senate from
the twenty-second senatorial dis
trict composed of the counties of
Monroe, Bibb and Pike. All of
these gentlemen are strong and
popular and should they an
nounce for the senate a warm
campaign is promised.
Only a few dollars of the three
thousand dollars now needed to
erect at Forsyth a handsome
monument to the Confederate
veterans of Monroe county now
remains to be raised, and if
no unexpected developments take
place everything will be in readi
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and artistic in the state.
As to Georgia’s governor be
coming a candidate for United
States senator. Watson says it
would have been “hardly decent
for the governor to have impro
vised a brand new set of convic
tions on national finance and it is
certain that no candidate could
be elected to the United States
senate who does not come out
positively against national banks
of issue and in favor of the issue
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LITTLE GIRL WRITES ON
“FAMOUS WOMEN OF fit"
Splendid Paper Read By Miss
Katherine Shaver Before
Among the famous Georgia
women, Nancy Hart is the first
that rises in my memory. She
lived in the time of the Revo
lutionary War and her name and
acts will be remembered by all
readers of history. Her bravery
in holding a number of British
soldiers, Tories, with a gun point
ed at them, makes a very inter-
esting and laughable page in his
tory. She is said to have been
tall, red headed and crosseyed.
Mary Musgrove is another who
figured in the early history of
Georgia. She was an Indian girl
who was interpreter to General
Mrs. Augusta Evans Wilson, a
famous writer whose books have
charmed thousands of people,
was born in Columbus Georgia,
but afterwards moved to Mobile,
Ala., where she wrote many
popular novels. Among those
she wrote: St. Elmo, Inez, Beu
lah, Vashti, and Speckled Bird.
Madam Le Vert, whose “Sou
venirs of Travel” made her fam
ous, was born in Augusta, Geor
gia, but later lived in Florida.
She was a most gifted woman,
gracious in manner, a delightful
conversationalist speaking Eng
lish, French and Spanish lluent
ly. She traveled in Europe ex
tensively, and possessed the artcf
telling her travels in a charming
Coming to the later day women,
we have our own Mrs. W. H. Fel
ton, of Cartersville, who is
abreast with the most learned
women of the country, She not
only writes of domestic affairs
and on general topics, but is a
Two women who have attracted
a large share of attention, are
the two first graduates of Wesley
an Female College in Macon.
Mrs. Benson, who has been a visi
tor to our city, and the mother of
Rev. W. R. Branham, and who
was a Miss Flournoy.
The literary works of Miss
Ruthford of Athens, have placed
her among the noted women of
Georgia. In mentioning Athens
calls to mind, Martha, the
daughter of Gov. Lumpkin, for
whom Atlanta, then Marthars
ville, was named.
There are numbers of women
who have been prominently be
fore the public who can’t be
mentioned in this short article.
Who knows but here in the
seventh grade room I am face to
face with some of Georgia’s fu
ture famous women?
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