Jackson Progress - Argus
Published Every Friday.
J. DOYLE JONES, Editor and Pub.
Subscription $1 a Year
Entered as second-class matter at the
post office at Jackson, Ga.
Telephone No. 160.
Official Organ Butts County
And the City of Jackson.
Come on, now. You need the
fair and the fair needs you.
Macon may get rid of the sa
loons but how about the blind ti
Wonder why somebody hasn’t
mentioned Hal Stanley for gov
A good many second-raters are
being mentioned for governor
Now that politics are warming
up, let’s hope the weather.will
More of the old fashioned hang
ings would be a good antidote for
the lynching evil.
Macon is counting strong on
securing the capital. It’s great
to be an optimist.
Macon can now turn to Tanlac
or the grand old buttermilk for
The Crnwfordville Advocate-
Democrat had the misfortune to
lose its plant by fire last week.
Personally we’d be tickled to
death to see the kaiser lead the
assault on the French lines.
What has become of the old
fashioned election where fist
fights were the main attraction?
Congressman Wise is with the
President in the German contro
versy, and the people are with
Public spirit is worth its weight
in gold twenty-four hours in the
day, three hundred sixtv-tive
days in the year.
Bud Blalock may be able to
catch the moonshiners, but he’d
probably get up but little speed
in the gubernatorial marathon.
.If discussion through the press
will stop lynching, then the prac
tice will stop, for nearly every
body is airing a pet theory these
Eaton ton has voted thirty thous
and dollars worth of bonds for
the erection of anew school build
ing. This is something that Jack
son must do within the near fu
There is a movement on foot to
fix the salary of the judge of the
city court of Griffin at $1,400.
The salary has been raised to $2,-
000, effective Jan. 1, 1917, and a
number of people are calling for
the abolition of the court. The
way of the city court is hard,
judging from the number of
courts that have been abolished
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TEN LIES OFTEN TOLD.
Here are ten lies which are of
ten heard, according to the amia
ble Mr. Ananias, of the Universe:
Yes, we’re out, but we’ve just
ordered a lot.
I didn’t care anything about the
money—it was the principle of
I’d just liked to have been in his
place. I’d have shown ’em.
If I had that woman for a little
while I’d teach her a few things.
If I’d catch a kid of mine at a
thing like that I’d blister him.
If I just had a little money I
know where I could go out and
make a pile.
I never would care to be rich;
just comfortably fixed.
My wife and I have never ex
changed a cross word.
If you don’t think it’s a good
thing for you, I don’t want you
to do it.
I’ve never seen such weather
Editor Fouche of McDonough
thinks when Governor Harris
dons that Confederate uniform
and takes the field that there’ll
be something doing in a political
The tight-wad who reads his
neighbor’s paper, thereby cheat
ingthe editor out of a subscription,
should remember that the English
sparrow also lives without paying
An increasing number of peo
ple are in favor of four-year
terms for goyernor and biennial
sessions of the legislature. These
reforms are sure to come in the
What we can’t figure out is
how Editor Rloodworth of For
syth can edit a newspaper, take
a fling at law, write insurance,
run the schools and look after
Bessie Tift. Must be a versatile
The scale of assessments fixed
by the Butts county executive
committee is lower than that in a
majority of counties in the state.
Spalding. Pike, Jasper, Ware,
for example, all lead Butts in the
tax put on candidates.
The people of the state, as re
flected by the newspapers, are
pretty badly divided on the ques
tion of four-year terms for coun
ty officers. Some favor the new
law, while 6thers oppose it. At
any rate the law is worth a trial.
"Sending your dollars to a
northern mail order house is
something like putting a nickel in
the slot,” says the Brunswick
News. "You get what comes out
and vou can’t put it back or ex
change it.” The moral of which
is to trade at home.
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Signature of /tUcJuAI
Miss Anna Freeman spent Sun
day with Miss Clara Norsworthy.
Messrs. Morton Vickers and
Maurice Fears of Rocky Hill spent
Sunday with Mr. L. R. Dodson.
Services were held at Union
Ridge by Rev. A. A. Goodrum,
which proved to be one among
the best services ever held here.
Rev. Mr. Vaughn and Preston
were also present and added much
to the services.
Miss Ella Jones spent Saturday
night with Miss Anna Freemam.
Miss Myrtle Lavender spent
Sunday with Miss Mae Lavender.
Miss Anna Freeman entertained
delightfully with a Rook party
Mrs. W. P. Freeman spent Sun
day with Mrs. M. J. Freeman.
Mrs. 0. E. Smith and daughter,
Sarah, visited at Flovilla Sunday.
Mr. G. E. Rice and Mrs. C. A.
Butner visited the school here
last Monday. Each gave a talk
on club work which was thorough
ly enjoyed by all. After the
program was over Mr. Rice took
the children to L. R. Dodson’s
orchard and gave them a lesson on
pruning. Both Mr. Rice and
Mrs. Butner have won many
friends here who welcome them
A WORD FOR MOTHERS
It is a grave mistake for mothers to neg
lect their aches and pains and suffer in
silence —this only leads to chronic sick
ness and often shortens life.
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The girl’s basket ball team of
Locust Grove Institute succeeded
in winning a victory over the girls
team from the Sixth District Ag
ricultural School last Saturday
afternoon by the score of 25 to 4.
The Barnesville team was accom
panied by Miss Parish and they
returned the same day through
the country. It was a highly
interesting and exciting game
throughout. Miss Amelia Walker
played especially well. The L.
G. I. girl’s team will play them
again the coming Monday in
This is ‘Reception Week’ again
at the Institute and many are in
vited to attend the Philosophian
reception Saturday night. The
B. Y. P. U. social has been post
The annual Methodist revival
meeting will begin on the third
Sunday of this month and will
continue for about two weeks.
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MR. REESE CLARK IS
CANDIOATE FOR RECEIVER
Mr. Reese Clark is a candidate
for Tax Receiver in the primary
of April 5, his card appearing in
this issue. His announcement
will add interest to the present
campaign. His entry makes the
fourth aspirant for the office of
Mr. Clark is a well known citi
zen of the county and will have
strong support in the coming
election. He is popular among
all classes and would no doubt
prove a capable official. He has
received many assurances of sup
port and his hosts of friends pre
dict he will be well up among the
candidates when the votes are
counted. Mr. Clark is so well
and favorably known that his
friends will be glad to lend him
their hearty support.
Rev. E. P, Eubanks, of Forsyth,
will assist the pastor.
Rev. W. L. Cutts, pastor of the
Baptist church at Canton will be
in Locust Grove on next Sunday
to conduct the Baptist revival,
begining on that day.
Prof. J. G. Harrison, of Mer
cer Uuiversity, was a visitor at
the Institute on last Monday and
he spoke to the students at the
in the morning
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Coach Gray has had a batting
cage constructed and some thirty
candidates are out every after
noon for practice. You will have
to hustle this year to make the