Jackson herald. (Jefferson, Jackson County, Ga.) 1881-current, August 26, 1926, Image 1
By Holder & Williamson EXCHANGE NOTES Item* of Intere*t From Among Our Neighbor* And Friend* (From Butler Herald) Mr. Ernsst Foy Tender* Regiination As Member Butler School Faculty Mr. Ernest Foy, a member of the faculty of the Butler High School during the past year, and who was re-elected for tfte ensuipg term, has tendered to the Board of Trustees his resignation, which was accepted at a meeting of the Board Tuesday. The cause of Mr. Foy’s resignation was the offer of a better position as principal of the Junction City School which he will accept. * * * (From Clayton Tribune) Miss Alice Elder left last Satur day for Jefferson, where she will visit in the home of her cousin, Miss Wilhelmina Fite, who has been visit ing Miss Alice for several days. * ❖ * (From Clarkesville Advertiser) Mrs. Louis A. Mauldin and Mrs. J. H. Asbury and little daughter. Dolly Ann, motored to Jefferson on Wednesday, where they visited Rev. and Mrs. L. B. Linn, for the day. Miss Dolly Ann will remain for a visit with little Miss Jean Linn. (From Athens Banner-Herald) Promising Crops In Jackson John Farmer of Jackson county on the Shady- Creek, says they have had fine rains and crops are very promising. This applies to both corn and cotton. The 'hopper has done no serious harm and the pest is dis appearing. Farmer tells us that land owners on Sandy Creek for several miles on that stream have cleared and ditched the broad bottom lands that had been abandoned for many years, and have them planted in corn. Farmer says he reclaimed ten acres of this land and it is said by all who have seen it that the corn will average at least fifty bushels per acre. The stalks are fifteen feet high and heavily fruited. There are some broad flats on this streaiji and . - t..:ey are brought back into cultivation farmers will make corn, wet or dry. Tom Hudson once plant ed about 75 acres of this bottom in hay and they made him about $3,000 a year with only the labor of mowing. He was our first hay raiser. * * * (From Commerce News) Massey-Dunson On last Saturday afternoon in An derson, S. C., occurred the marriage of two of Commerce’s most popular young people, Miss Marguerite Mas sey and Mr. Ralph Dunson. Miss Massey is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mi’s. M. T. Massey of Com merce. Her rare beauty and charm- ing disposition ha? always made her a favorite among her many associ ates. She is a graduate of Georgia State College for Women at Mil ledgeville. Last year she was em ployed as a teacher in the Commerce Public Schools, where her splendid work won much admiation from her home town friends. Mr. Dunson is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Dunson, also of Commerce, and is a young man posessing a sterling char acter and splendid business ability. Mr. Dunson received his education at Georgia Military College at Mil ledgeville, Ga. For the past several years he has held a responsible po sition with the White Provision Cos., in Atlanta and Charlotte. The hap py young couple, after a wmek-end In the mountains of North and South Carolina, expect to return to Atlan ta to make their home. (From Cbvington News) Mr. And Mn. J. B. Ellington Enter tain Their Children The annual barbecue which assem bles the Ellington family, was held ai - C. D. Barnett’s home, Wednesday, August 11th. A delightful barbecue dinner was enjoyed, regardless of *he downpour of rain just before eating time. The tables were spread on the P°rch, in case another shower should come. The meat was cooked by Messrs. Barnette and Guinn, who are experts at the job. This ■ occasion a ?fords much pleasure to the Elling l°n children, who look forward to it each year. * * * (From Athens Banner-Herald) Prof. Luther Elrod Prof. Luther Elrod, principal of the Tenth district agricultural school, located at Sparta, is a visitor to the The Jackson Herald Mr. A. R. Williamson Summoned by Death * Jefferson was shocked with feel ings of sorrow and bereavement on Saturday night, when the news was received here that Mr. Augustus Ru pert Williamson had passed away. His demise occurred at a hospital in Valdosta, following a short illness. Mr. Williamson, who held a splen did traveling position with the Valley Mills Mfg. Cos., of LaGrange, was making his usual circuit of the cities of that section of the state, when he was taken ill in Valdosta. He was rushed to the hospital and his par ents notified of his ‘serious illness, but before they could go to Val dosta, a message came telling 6f his demise. His death was ..caused from, a complication of troubles that fol lowed a serious illness here last win ter of flu-pneumonia. Since that time, he had been afflicted with a grave heart and kidney disturbance that had caused him much concern, and this was the immediate cause of his death. Mr. Williamson was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Williamson. He was born and reared in Jeffer son, and . was thirty~years of age. He was educated at Martin Institute and Emory University, and was one of the most popular young men ever living in Jefferson. He had a genial personality; was affable, gracious and courteous, and made friends wherever he went. In his business life, he met and seiflfed his patrons with the same that marked his social life, ana he was successful to a marked degree. No young man ever entered life brighter pros pects' than did Gus Williamson, and none had more friends to mourn his untimely death. His body reached Jefferson Mon day at noon, and funeral services were held at the Methodist church at four o’clock, interment following in Woodbine cemetery. The services were conducted by Rev. L. B. Linn. The choir, composed of Miss Olive Wills, pianist, Mesdames J. S. Ayers, J. C. Smith, W. P. Thompson, Guy Strickland, J. Z. Carter, Messrs. W. P. Thoihpstm, W. H. Merck, J. Z. Carter and Will Roberts, sang beau tifully the songs that were loved by the deceased, who possessed a won derful talent for vo.cal music himself,, and who had so often sung in the choir that furnished the music for his burial service. Of the numbers rendered, one was a beautiful selec tion that Mr. Williamson sang for his parents on the occasion of his last visit to them at their home in Newnan. The pall bearers were: M. M. Bry an, C. T. Storey, Jr., A. H. Moore, W. T. Bryan, Jr., J. C. Smith, R. D. Moore, M. L. Mobley, Jr., S. C. Mor rison. ' Mr. Williamson fv survived’ by iVAs wife, who was formerly Miss Lillie, Meldrim . of Darien; by two little daughters, Sarah and Marian; by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Williamson of Newnan; by one sister, Mrs. Hugh Dobbs of Atlanta; by two grandmothers, Mrs. J. L. Williamson and Mrs. Eliza Jackson. The body, of Gus Williamson lies today beneath a mound of beautiful flowers, sent by loving friends- and relatives; his spirit has returned to the God who gave it; his family and friends are bowed with sorrow and grief, but in the hearts of every one who knew him, and having traveled Georgia extensively his acquaintance was large, there will ever live a re membrance of his bright, happy na ture, his congenial companionship, his cordial temperament and his po lite individuality. COUNTY CHOIR NOTICE The Jackson County Choir meets at Crooked Creek church, on the fifth Sunday in August. All invited to attend. G. R. Griffeth, Pres. W. C. Wilhite* Sec’y. city. He is a graduate of the Uni versity of Georgia and one of its most loyal supporters. Prof. Elrod is a native of Jackson county and since leaving the university, taught in his native county and from that place moved to Sparta to accept the principalship of that school. He has been quite successful and this year has proved one of the best the school has enjoyed since its establishment. He is a splendid educator and pro minently identified with the edu cational interests of fchis state. JEFFERSON, Jackson County, Georgia. SCHOOL TO OPEN Registration to Begin September Ist, Regular Opening September 6th. Martin Institute will begin its school year with the registration of students Sept. Ist. At two o’clock Sept. Ist, all stu dents expecting to enter Senior class will report for registration. The course of study, books to buy, and requirements to graduate, will be discussed with each pupil. Thursday morning at nine o'clock all students contemplating entering tenth grade will report. At one o’clock of this same day, Sept. 2nd, ninth and eighth grade students will report. Friday, Sept. 3rd, all grades from first to seventh will report to their rooms, and register with the teach ers. High school books will be handled at the school building, and each student coming to. register should come prepared to buy books. The grade books will be handled by a local dealer. There will be an incidental fee of one dollar, to be paid before Christ mas, and one dollar to be paid after Christmas. Hugh school students should come prepared to pay this fee when they register. This fee must be paid, or arrangements made with Superintendent before Spet. 1 sth. Children that will not reach their sixth birthday before January 1, 1927, should not report for school until they have reached thc ; r sixth birthday. In other words, a chid that is six after Jan. Ist, 1927, is not eligible to enter until it has reached into sixth birthday. If a child is six before Christmas, it may enter at the first of school, Sept. 3rd. The lower grades are crowded every year, making it necessary that we stick to this rule. Monday morning, September 6th, at nine o’clock, opening exercises will be held in the chapel. We want, not only to invite, but encourage all .patrons of the school to be on hand. Come and let your child know that you are interested in his or her wel fare. Come and get acquainted with your child’s teacher. Come and help make this a profitable school year for your child. O. C. Aderhold, Supt. Mrs. R. N. Abraham Dies In Florida News has been received in Jeffer son of the death of Mrs. R. N. Abra ham, formerly of Jefferson, Satur day, at her home in Dade City, Fla. Mrs. Abraham was the wife of Rev. Abraham, who once served as pastor of the Jefferson Presbyterian chtirCn.' Sfie was 60 <•* Her body was brought to Atlanta, and the funeral held at the home of her sister, Mrs. R. L. Hope, on Monday afternoon. The interment was ct Rock Springs cemetery, near Atlan ta. Mrs. Abraham is survived by her husband; one daughter, Mrs. Earl E. Yantis; one son, Mr. Dan Abraham; one step-daughter, Miss Judith Abra ham ; her mother, two brothers and one sister. She had many friends here, who will Be grieved to know of her death, and who extend loving sympathy to the bereaved family, Miss Evie Chandler Called Home Miss Evie Chandler, one of Jack son county’s most beloved ladies, passed away recently at the home of her brother, near Ebeneezer Metho dist church. She had been in failing health for several years, and her death was not unexpected. Miss Chandler was a representative of a splendid pioneer Jackson county family, and was the sister of Messrs. J. W. and J. M. Chandler. She was noted for her Christian character and womanly graces, and her deeds of kindness to those who lived with and near her made her one of the most beloved women of her communi ty. She was laid to rest in the old Hancock burial ground, near Ebe neezer. Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Bryant atid family of Avon Park, Fla., visited Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Elder last week. They returned home Saturday. Road Board Still Hearing Requests For State Mileage No attention is being paid by the state highway board to the political claims made by certain guberna torial candidates that the board has only 49 1-2 miles of additional state highway to allot. Holding that it has approximately 800 additional miles to add to the state highway system the board is going right ahead with its hearings on the pe titions of those who desire roads in cluded. On Friday the members of the >ioard will go to Griffin, where they will hear several petitions. One of these requests that the road from Franklin to Hogansville be taken into the state system and another urges the inclusion of the road from Griffin to Columbus. Thursday the board heard a num ber of petitions in its rooms atvthe state capitol. One asked the relo cation of the road from- Hinton to Talking Rock so that it would run from Hinton to Jasper. Another urged that the road from Homer to Maysville be given state mainte nance on January 1, 1927, instead of on September 10, 1927 as heretofore agreed. Still another seeks to have the road from Maysville to the Hall county line taken over for mainte nance by the state highway depart ment. Several months ago the board mapped. out a program for the mile age hearings. It was desired that every group of citizens who wished to be heard before allotments ars made should have an opportunity to present their claims. The board also took the position that So many people are interested in the various projects that wherever possible it would be better for the three mem bers of the board to go to the locali ties at interest than to require scores of citizens to go to the ex pense, and loss of time which a trip to Atlanta would occasion.—Atlanta Journal. CARROLL-McLEMORE Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Carroll an nounce the marriage of their daugh ter, Mary Lou, to Mr. Herbert Mc- Lemore, the ceremony having been performed in Atlanta Tuesday even ing, Rev. Charles Daniel, officiating. Vlrs. McLemore is a beautiful and talented young woman, and at present holds a responsible position with the Bell Telephone system. Mr. McLe more is secretery to the manager of the A. B. & A., and is a young man of splendid promise. They left im mediately for a trip through the mountains of Tennessee and Ken tucky, and after about two weeks will return to make their home in Atlan i a*—Jffeu'er News. "V- The above will be read with mucfT interest by the many friends of the bride, who formerly lived in Jeffer son, and who was much admired for her many noble traits of character. She is beautiful and accomplished, and we congratulate the young man who has won her for his life com panion. STEWART QUITS RACE FOR OFFICE Charles E. Stewart, formerly Rep resentative of Atkinson County, for mally withdrew from the race for Commissioner of Agriculture Satur day, leaving the field to Eugene Tal madge and J. J. Brown, incumbent. THE NEXT GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA HERE SATURDAY (From Braselton Four-County Booster) Hon. John N. Holder and his wife were in Braselton last Sat urday afternoon. Mr. Holder has thousands of friends through out this community, who will give him the biggest vote he has ever received for any office. We firmly believe Mr. Holder is the right man for the governor’s chair and will make Georgia a good executive. We hope the people of Geor gia will send men* to the legis lature who will stand by Mr. Holder and kill every bond Is sue that comes up before them. Thursday, August 26, 1926. JEFFERSON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO TOUR COUNTY August 31st to be Big Day For Chamber of Commerce in Second Annual Jackson County Tour. The Chamber of Commerce of Jef ferson will make its second Good Will tour of the county Aug. 31st. The j tour last year was considered a good j success. It is thought there will be a still larger crow r d making the trip this year, and perhaps a larger num ber of people to meet the body at the different stops. Every member of the Chamber of Commerce, and a large number of people that do not belong to this organisation, ning to make the trip. Every person that’s interested in helping make our town and county better should get Into the pjotorcado. The Chamber of Commerce is com posed of business and professional men of Jefferson. Its object is to boost Jefferson and Jackson county. It stands for everything that’s good for the town and county. This organization believes that nothing can help a community more than to have the people comprising that community understanding each other. This tour is to provide a means by which the people of Jeffer son and those of the county may be come better acquainted. The motorcade will leave Jeffer son at 9.20 o’clock Tuesduy, Aug. £st. At each place there will be two short speeches, and five or ten minutes to shake hands and get ac quainted. There will be one or two men from the College of Agriculture to speak at the different stops. Good .music at each place. The motorcade will stop one hour for lunch at Talmo. Every person will carry their own lunch. The schedule is as follows: Jefferson, 9.20 a. m. Brockton, 10 a. m. Apple Valley, 10.35 a. m. Dry Pond, church yard, 11.05. a. m. Holly Springs, 11.45 a. m. Pond Fork, at school house, 12.20 p. m. Talmo, 1.10 p. m. Pendergrass, 1.30 p. m. Braselton, 2.10 p. m. Hoschton, 2.30 p. m. John Bennett’s, 3.05 p. n:. I. T Hogan’s Store, 3.40 p. m. Batchelor’s, I. W. Ethridge, 4.20 p. m. _ Arcade, ,xl'Mrr4.4o p. m. 'Jefferson, 5.00 p. m. Committee. JOHN N. HOLDER CLUB AT SOCIAL CIRCLE NOW HAS A MEMBERSHIP OF 153 Social Circle, Ga., Aug. 20.—Dr. J. B. H. Day and his co-workers here are very much gratified over the pro gress that is being made with the Social Circle Holder club. When men tion was first a short time ago there were only about sixty members on the list. Since that time there have been added 93 more names, which makes the club number 153, and ac cording to Dr. Day, enrollment ef forts have been made just at spare moments. “This list,’’ said Dr. Day, “can, with but little effort, be doubled, for Mr. Holder is very strong here and in the communities surrounding So cial Circle.’’ MARKER TO BE UNVEILED FRIDAY AFTERNOON The Old Trails Marker, placed by the Atlanta and Winder D. A. R. chapters, on the Winder road, about four miles from Jefferson, will be unveiled Friday afternoon, August 27th, at 3 o’clock. Everyone who is interested is cordially invited to be present, the invitation coming from Mrs. Henry Pledger, regent of the Sunbury Chapter of Winder. Mrs. Morris Bryan, chairman “Old committee, Pittman chapter, D. A. R., Commerce. Vol. 51. No. 17. CEREMONIES FOR MR. SANFORD D. DRAKE SUNDAY Funeral services for Mr. Sanford D. Drake, age 69, who died at his home at Bogart Friday after an ill ness of five weeks vvere held Sun day afternoon at three o’clock at Ross Chapel, Rev. B. P. Reed, oistor j officiating. Interment followed ii the ■ Chapel cemetery. Mr. Drake was born in Oglethorpe i county and had resided at JJogart. for the past two years. He was a retired planter and a member of the Methodist church. The pall-bearers were his grand sons, Messrs. Young, Clyde, J. D., Ruben, Johnson and Charlie Drake, and Hubert Freeman.* He is survived by his widow and five sons: Messrs. F. S. Drake of Jefferson; Q. D. Drake of Griffin; W. D. Drake of Cordele; J. M. Drake of Clinton, S. C.; and I. 11. Drake of Bogart; and four daughters, Mrs. J. D. Johnson of Attica; Mrs. J. W. Dawson, Athens; Mrs. W. H. Hall. Dillsboro, N. C.; and Mrs. Alice Dam ron of Athens. Two sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Gunles of Roaz, Alabama, and Mrs. Ha Esco of Atlanta, also survive, with one brother, Mr. J. T. Drake of Colbert, together with twenty grandchildren and six great grandchildren. REV. AND MRS. MARLIN AT MARIETTA CAMP GROUND (From Roswell News) Rev. L. G. Marlin, pastor of the Roswell Methodist church, preached at 11 o’clock, and what a wonderful sermon it was! Mr. Marlin was at his best as he always is when speak ing to an earnest, responsive and at tentive corwd. He spoke earnestly and forcefully to the people, pleading with them to take a decided stand for Christ. Mrs. Marlin sang earnestly and impressively. Everybody loves Mrs. Marlin’s singing. A song can mean eo much, the i*ight tune at the right time by the right one means a grat deal to a service. WOMANS CLUB NOTICE The first meeting of the Womans Club since the summer recess will bo held at Martin Institute, Monday afternoon, September 13th. The faculty of Martin Institute will be guests of the club. Prof. O. C. Aderhold will talk on, The Help The Club Can Give The School, and Mrs. Hewlett Aderhold will discuss, Co operation Between School and Club. Every member is urged to be pres ent, and bring anew member with her. METHODIST REVIVAL SERVICES BEGIN NEXT MONDAY NJ^r-i- Revival services at the Jefferson Methodist church will begin on next Monday evening, and continue for several days. The pastor, Rev. L. B. Linn, with be assisted by Rev. Irby Henderson, of College Park, who is well known to many citizens of the county, having served the Commerce church at one time. The people are given a cordial invitation to attend these services. SHIPPING PEACHES (From Banks County Journal) It cost $305 to ship a car of peaches from Cornelia to New York. Four hundred and fifty crates to the car. Crates cost 30c each, picking* and packing about 30c. When you add to this the Wchard, interest on money invested, etc., you can see that it cost a lot of money to get peaches to northern markets. THURSDAY LADIES CLUB Mrs. Dudley Moore entertained the Thursday Ladies Club on last Thursday afternoon at a most de lightful party. Tables were ar ranged for rook in the reception hall and music room, which were taste fully decorated in summer flowers. After the game a delicious salad course was served. Those present, were: Mrs. H. I. Mobley, Mrs. Mary H. Arnall of Sem ia, Mrs. Morris Bryan, Mrs. 0. C. Aderhold, Miss Neva Adams, Mrs. George Appleby, Miss Mary Appleby, Mrs. Kathleen Holdei Flanigan, Mrs. H. M. Apple by, Mrs. Hugh Appleby of Ocala, r ia.,' Mrs. E. 11. Taylor of Pensa cola, Fla., Mrs. J. H. Campbell and her guest, Mfs. Sorrels, of Daniels ville.