CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MET
The Jefferson Chamber of Com
merce held a very interesting ses
sion at Hotel Harrison, Monday even
ing. Standing committees for the,
ensuing term were announced, and
several matters came up for attention.
Rev and Mrs. J. T. Eakes, of ( al
houn. Rev. and Mrs. L. E. Roberts, of
College Fark, Mr. Ferrer of Cuba,
and Mr. Frazier, father of Mrs. T.
T. Benton, were guests. All re
sponded with talks and greetings.
The Transportation Committee,
thru its chairman, announced that
the deal for the Gainesville Midland
Railroad has been closed by the S. A.
1,., and would continue to operate
from Gainesville to Athens. This is
a source of much satisfaction to all
our people, and much credit is due to
the activities of this organization.
The Agricultural Committee re
ported favorably upon a Motorcade
of the county on Tuesday of next
week. See details elsewhere. A
trip of this kind was had the 28th
of last August, and great good was
derived from it. Let the sections to
be yisited spread the news, and have
large crowds at each appointment.
Many interesting and profitable talks
will be made.
The matter of dues was mentioned,
and Treasurer Staton is anxious that
all the members see him at once.
Besides the guests of honor, there
were present: Revs. L. B. Linn and
A. J. Johnson, Messrs. W. W. Dick
son, H. T. and H. I. Mobley, U- G.
Hardeman, S. Kinningham, S. Kes
ler, Homer Hancock, R. J. Kelly, P.
Bertran, C. T. Storey, Jr., J. C. Turn
er, S. C. Morrison, T. T. Benton, P.
C. Staton, A. H. Moore, H. W. Davis,
C. Y. Daniel, J. E. Randolph, W. M.
McDonald, Drs. E. M. McDonald and
J. C. Bennett.
Perhaps the most interesting event
of the evening was the talk of Mr.
Ferrer, in Spanish, and interpreted
by Mr. Bertran.
Rev. L. B. Linn preached here last
Sunday p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. John Thurmon and
daughter, Miss Hattie, from Char
lotte, N. C., were visiting relatives
and friends here last week.
Miss Nita Daniel from Monroe is
visiting her mother here for a few
Mr. Gilbert Potts from Atlanta was
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Luther Potts, last week-end.
Mr. John Carter from Alma, Ga.,
Misses Melba, Nellie and Bonnie
Carter from Apple Valley, Miss Dun
can from Orlando, Fla., and Edin
burg, Scotland, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse
Chandler and Walter Crawford from
Athens, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bar
nett, Elliott and Ora Wicr, were
visitors at the home of J. D. Eckles
Rev. W. 11. Venable and wife were
visiting relatives here recently.
Several of our people attended the
services at Thyatira church last week.
Miss Norine Hutchins from Hood's
Academy spent the week-end with
Miss Demaris Thurmon.
The singing given at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Langford, Satur
day night, was enjoyed by a large
Mrs. B. H. Parks has returned
home, after spending a while with
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Webb of near
Mrs. Rene Ganblin and little daugh
ters, Lois and Tommy, of Atlanta,
have returned home, after a two
weeks visit here with friends and
Mrs. E. E. Lay spent a few days
last week with her daughter, Mrs.
T. E. Hutchins.
Misses Monteene and Ethelene
Perry spent last Friday with Mrs.
Bill Robbers of Jefferson.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Parks spent
last Saturday afternoon with Mr. and
Mrs. Bill Langford.
Mr. J. VV. Tolbert of Maysville
spent last Friday and Saturday with
Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Perry and fami
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Hartley and
daughter, Gladys, of Jefferson, call
ed on Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Parks re
Mrs. Bea Hartley and children of
Athens spent last Sunday afternoon
with Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Tolbert.
Mr. Cortez Highfield spent Satur
day night with Messrs. Carlton and
N. H. Perry.
Miss Mae Hutchins of Maysville
spent the week-end with Mm Net
Bring you Chickens, Eggs
and Butter to Kesler & Legg.
Friends of Miss Nancy Trammell
will regret to know that she is very
Miss Ruby Jarrett of Athens is
visiting Miss Eloise Standridge.
Mr. Guy Llewallyn has gone to
Athens, where he will be employed.
Mr. Carl Payne and sister, Geral
dine, have been visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Standridge
visited the latter’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Jarrett, near Athens, Sunday.
Mr. Charlie Jackson motored across
the Blue Ridge Sunday. t
Mrs. J. M. Thompson’s sister, af
ter spending several days, has re
turned to her home in Atlanta.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Mauldin visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Tate in Mays
Mr. Ernest Bone of Commerce
spent the week-end with his mother,
Mr. Carl Payne has returned to
his work, after spending several
days with his whfe, who was confin
ed to her bed.
* * * * *
Mr. Valeo Lyle of Athens was in
the city one day last week on busi
Mrs. J. M. Arnold and children of
Easley, S. Ck, were visiting Here last
Rev. A. P. Sexton of Royston was
in the city with friends Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Walker of Toceoa
were among the visitors here the
Miss Merdelle Anthony of Com
merce was visiting Misses Bonnie and
Sadie Smith, Thursday.
The mayor and council election
will be held here Saturday, Septem
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Simpson of Toc
eoa were the guests of friends here
Rev. W. T. Martin of Colbert was
visiting in the city last week with
The Georgia Railway & Power line
is being rapidly completed through
Mr. E. L. Sellers of Easley, S. C.,
was among the visitors here during
the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Binus Allen were the
fond recipients pf a fine boy Sun
Messrs. J. M. Arnold and Griflln
of Easley, S. C., were among the
visitors here Sunday.
The Misses Chandler of Commerce
were week-end guests of Mr. and
Mrs. M. D. Freeman.
Miss Lillian Black of Lexington
was visiting here among friends Sun
Mr. J. 11. Davis of Maysville'was
among the visitors here over the
Mr. W. 0. Nabers of Atlanta was
here Saturday and Sunday. Was ac
companied home by Mrs. Nabers and
The revival services closed at the
Congregational Holiness'church Sun
FIVE DOLLAR REWARD
We sold the PAINT for Jackson
county school buildings. Why did
we get the order?
$5.00 in gold for best answer.
Mail answers to,
HARWELL-RANKIN HDW., INC.,
The Winchester Store
EYE EXPERT TO BE HERE
We are pleased to announce that
our Expert Optometrist from the
Chas. A. Green Optical Company,
Atlanta, Ga., is to be here again Sat
urday, Aug. 28. If you are troubled
with your eyes and are in need of
glasses, he will give you the same per
sonal attention as in the past.—J. C.
Bennett & Son.
A QUESTION OF VALUES
I am a nickel.
1 am not on speaking terms with
the candy man.
lam too small to get into the
1 am not large enough to buy a
I am of small consideration in the
purchase of gasoline.
lam not fit to be a tip. But—
When I go to church and Sunday
school, and B. Y. P. U. and the W. M.
S. meeting I am SOME money.
W'anted—Man with car to sell
complete line quality Auto Tires and
Tubes. Exclusive Territory. Ex
perience not necessary. Salary $300.-
00 per month - -Milestone Rubber
Company, East Liverpool. Ohio.
The revival services closed here
Sunday, with the addition of four
Miss Alma Skelton is visiting her
brother, Mr. Jewell Skelton, near
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Wade had as
their guests Sunday, Mr. and -Mrs.
Okie Venable and children, Mr. and
Mrs. Gardie Taylor and Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Wade of Atlanta, Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. Williamson and children,
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Wade and children
of Jefferson, and Mr. and Mrs. H.
M. Wade and baby of Athens.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cheek and
baby spent Sunday with Miss Wlilie
Mr. Joe Brooks, who has been
visiting his brother of Crawford, has
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Williams and
daughter spent last week with Mr.
and Mrs. Claud Clark.
Mr. and Mrs. Emory Hayes and
children of Atlanta were visiting
relatives here last w>eek.
Mr. Marion Wade, who spent last
week with home folksy has returned
Mrs. Henry Wade of Atlanta spent
last week wdth her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Berry Lance.
Mrs. Nancy Skelton had as her
guest last week her father and
mother of Dahlonega.
Mrs. C. C. Williamson and children,
Josephine and Mary, of Jefferson,
are visiting her mother, Mrs. Marion
Mr. and Mrs. Will Gary and chil
dren of Commerce spent Sunday with.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Roberts.
Sunday school here every Sunday
p. m. Come, and bring someone
Mr. Luther Thomas of Florida is
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Misses Lonia Hester and Tlonia
Mae Voyles had as their guest Mon
day, Miss Mildred Hiland.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lord and chil
dren of Dry Pond spent Saturday
with Mrs. L. H. H. Lord and family.
Mr. Ezra Hiland left Saturday for
Alabama, where he has secured a
Misses Mildred and Frelia Eber
hart spent Tuesday afternoon with
Misses Jimmie Lou and Clara Mae
Miss Cordia Mullinax will leave
this week for Dacusville, S. C., where
she will teach next year.
Mr. and Mrs. Erastus Thomas and
children, visited relatives at Com
The Business Mens Evangelistic
Club visited Dry Pond Sunday even
ing, and was greeted by a good
crowd. Mr. C. E. Hardy was in
charge. Among those taking part,
were: Messrs. Stanley Kesler, T. T.
Benton, J. C. Turner and P. Cooley.
The music quartette was composed
of J. E. Randolph, W. P. Thompson,
F. C. Staton and U. G. Hardeman;
Mrs. Thompson pianist.
Mr. and Mi's. Guy G. Barnett of
Union City, Ga., are here on a visit
to relatives this w'eek.
MR. BELL TO SPEAK AT
We are requested to an
nounce that Hon. Thomas M.
Bell, candidate for re-elec
tion to congress, will speak
in Commerce on Saturday
afternoon at 3 o’clock. All
invted to hear him.
Every pair of Eyes is deserving of
the greatest care and skill in Eye
Examination—and the Best Quality
in Glasses. If you are in doubt about
you Eyes, or Glasses—see our Opto
metrist here on Saturday, Aug. 28.
: —J. C. Bennett & Son.
STILL, SMALL VOICE PROMPTS
The troubled conscience of a tar
iff evader has enriched the United
States treasury by SI,OOO. The col
lector of customs of New York re
ceived an unsigned letter recently in
which the writer declared he had im
ported merchandise “at a value that
was nQt correct,” and that the dif
ference in duty was a little less than
“Unaware of the seriousness of
my offense,” he wrote, “and having
same on my conscience,” he enclosed
a SI,OOO bill, “penalizing myself
for this act.”
Pure Apple Vinegar, 50c
per gallon.—KesJer & Legg.
Mrs. Maude Oliver and c’lßJren
are spending this week with her
mother, Mrs. Callie Archer, of Red
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pinson had as
their Sunday guests, Mesdames Bill
Bailey and Raydo Segars of Florida,
and Mr. John Spencer of Red Stone.
Miss Sadie Oliver spent a few days
last wefck with Mr. and Mrs. B. A.
Oliver of Tignall.
Miss Bertie Lee Shaw was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Whitlock
of Pond Fork last week.
Miss Maggie Shaw is spending this
week with Miss Agnes Pharr of near
Mr. Luther Maddox and Miss Dell
Pharr spent Monday afternoon with
Miss Sadie Oliver.
Mrs. Joe Pinson is visiting her
parents at Red Stone this week.
Miss Opal Reynolds of Statham is
spending this week with Mr.'and Mrs.
Bob Evans and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Nat Oliver had as
their Sunday guests, Mr. and Mrs.
B. A. Oliver and children of Tignall,
and Mrs. D. D. Huff and son 'of Lake
Miss Sue B. Pinson is spending
this week with her sister, Mrs. Liz
zie Arnold, of Barrow county.
Miss Sadie Oliver spent the week
end with her sister, Mrs. Barnett
Matthews, of Atlanta.
Mrs. D. W. Hanson and children
spent Monday with Mrs. Nat Oliver.
Mr. Charlie Sailors has gone to
North Carolina, where he has ac
cepted a position.
Miss Minnie Elrod is visiting Mr f .
and Mrs. E. E. Archer of Red Stone
Mr. Wylie Roberts spent last week
with Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Sailors and
Misses Opal and Zella Reynolds
spent Monday p. m. with Miss Sadie
Mr. Joe McDonald of Pendergrass
spent one day last week with Mr.
and Mrs. A. D. McDonald.
Mrs. J. W. White spent Tuesday
with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Harrison. J
SPLENDID COLORED CITIZEN
Hook, a well-known colored citizen
of Jefferson, the wife of Hugh Han
cock, died suddenly Tuesday morn
ing from aciile indisgestion. She
was a daughter of the late Bob Wat
son, and was held in high esteem by
the white people of Jefferson, as
well as by the people of her own
race. She was buried in Paradis,e
cemetery, near the colored Methodist
WANTED, SCHOOL GIRLS TO
Will board a few school girls. See (
me at once.—Mrs. F. M. Bailey.
A KICKINK DOG
A book agent, thinking he could
dispose of a few books, yvalked up
to the farmers house and was greet
ed by the big bull dog. He jumped
back muttering a few words that
brought the farmer to the door.
Farmer: “Mister, the dog won’t
Book Agent: “No! But he has his
leg up and I’m afraid he’s going to
“One of our little pigs was sick,
so I gave him some sugar.”
“Sugar! What for?”
“For medicine, of course. Have
you never heard of sugar-cured
No Worms In a Healthy Child
All children troubled with Worms have an un
healthy color, which indicates poor blood, and as a
rule, there Is more or 1 ess stomach disturbance.
GROVE'S TASTELESS CHILL TONIC given regu
larly for two or three weeks will enrich the blood,
improve the digestion, and act as a general Strength
ening Tonic to the whole system. Nature will then
throw off or dispel the worms, and the Child #ill be
in perfect health. Pleasant to take. 60c per bottle
Schedule Effective May 19, 1925
@ No. 2 leaves Jefferson for Gain
esville 9.03 a. m.
* No. 12 leaves Jefferson for
Gainesville 1.00 p. m.
@ No. 6 leaves Jefferson for
Gainesville, 4.53 p. m.
@ No. 5 leaves Jefferson for Ath
ens 9.03 a. m.
* No- 11 leaves Jefferson for Ath
ens 9.13 a. m.
@ No. 1 leaves Jefferson for Ath
ens 4.53 p. m.
* Daily except Sunday.
* Daily except Sunday.
Schedules Nos. 5 and 6 are cover
ed by Passenger Motor Car 400.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
The undersigned intend to apply
to the Secretary of State of Georgia
for a charter of incorporation of
Gainesville Midland Railroad Com
pany. This, notice is given pursuant
to the statutes of the State of Geor
gia for such cases made and provid
ed. After legal notice has been given
by requisite publications, the under
signed will present to the Secretary
of State of Georgia a petition for
charter in words and figures as set
C. T. Abeles.
<J. P. Snyder.
L. S. Subik.
J. D. Langston.
J. J. Ohseik.
Geo. L. Parsons.
E. A. Howard.
Warren T. White.
F. L. Carpenter.
In Re: Petition for Incorporation
of Gainesville Midland Railroad Com
To the Honorable the Secretary of
State of Georgia:
The persons whose respective names
and residences are hereinafter par
ticularly shown, and who are herein
terme’d “petitioners,” bring this their
petition to the Secretary of State of
Georgia, and respectfully shown
Petitioners .have associated them
selves together for the purpose of
forming a Railroad company under
the law’s of the State cf Georgia and
present this petition in aid of such
plan and purpose and to the end
that they may receive a certificate
of incorporation under the statutes
of said State.
The respective names and resi
dences of petitioners are as follows,
C. T. Abeles, Baltimore, Md.
J. T. Snvder. Baltimore, Md.
L. S. Subik, New York, N. Y.
J. D. Langston, Savannah, Ga.
J. J. Ohseik, Savannah, Ga.
Geo. L. Parsons, Savannah, Ga.
E. A. Howard, Savannah, Ga.
Warren T. W’hite, Savannah, Ga.
F, L. Carpenter, Savannah, Ga.
F. W. Leopold, Savannah, Ga.
The names of the railroad company
which petitioners desire to have in
corporated is GAINESVILLE MID
LAND RAILROAD COMPANY.
The length of said railroad will be
approximately thirty-five (35) miles.
The general direction of said rail
road will be from northwest to south
east, and the same will run into or
through the counties of Hall, Jackson
Said railroad will run from Gaines
ville, in County, to Fowler’s
Junction, in Clarke County, and will
also extend to the following principal
places: Belmont and Jefferson.
Without excluding or limiting oth- ]
ler corporate powers, the corporation
shall have power: (1) To erect,
i maintain and operate telegraph and
I telephone lines along the lines? of
said railroad, and to transact a com
mercial telegraph and express busi
ness; (2) To build, construct, own,
lease, charter and operate steam
boats, vessels or other water craft
in connection with, or as a part of,
the business or operation of said rail
road, or independently; (3) To con
duct a general warehouse business,
and to construct, lease, purchase or
otherwise to acquire and to own,
operate and dispose of docks, whar
ves, terminals, harbors, slips, stor
age and loading plants and lighter
age; (4) To acquire, hold and dis
pose of stocks and bonds of other
corporations; (5) To make, negotiate,
purchase, sell, discount, endorse, as
sume, insure, or guarantee any con
-1 tract or contract obligation, bond,
note, mortgage or other evidence of
indebtedness connected in any man
ner with the business of the cor
poration or of any related corpor
ation; (6) To aid in the acquisition,
! construction, maintenance, operation,
extension, improvement, betterment
| or enlargement of any railroad, rail
road property or facility, or any
1 property thereafter proposed for rail-
way use or acquired by the corpor
ation or any related corporation,
whether title be in the name of the
company or of any related corpor
ation, and to lend its credit in any
manner for any such purpose or to
any related corporation; (7) To exe
cute, join in or otherwise subject its.
properties and assets, presently own- j
ed or subsequently to be acquired, or
any part thereof, to any mortgage or
other instrument or instruments se
curing any bonds or other indebted
ness of the company, executed, cre
ated, or guaranteed by the company,
seperately or jointly, with any per
son or persons, or with any other
corporation or corporations; (8) To
enter into lease, trackage or operat
ing agreements with any one or more
persons, covering all or any of this
company’s properties; or all or any
of the properties of such other per
sons or cprporation, or any of them,
(9. To retire-purchase, hold, and
re-issue, or sell its own stock, bonds
or other forms of indebtedness, pro
vided that while owning its own
stock the same shall not be voted.
The amount of capital stock of the
proposed corporation will be Three
Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,-
00.00) of common stock, divided
into three thousand (3,000) shares of
the par value of SIOO.OO each.
The corporation is to continue for
one hundred and one years.
The principal office of said rail
road company is to be located in the
City of Savannah, Georgia; the orga
nization, meeting of the stockhold
ers of the company, and the regular
annual stockholders meetings for
election of directors, shall be held at
the principal office of the company,
but any or all other meetings of
stockholders and all meetings of the
directors, may be held at any place,
either within or without the State of
Petitioners intend in stood faith
to go forward without delay to se-
cure subscriptions to the
stock, and to construe
quire, equip maintain, and ZM
Petitioners request th. n t v p .
associates, successors and a :
incorporated and made a 'uP*
tic under the laws of this
the full term aforesaid yi'r'®
the rights, privileges and imLlL®
now given by law to railroad!*
panies, as well as such rights ,
hereafter be given andcorfej
upon the same, subject j n
KV; ,aw h rcstiictio " s 4i
Chas. T. Abeles is hereby
ed and directed, as Presides n°'J
corporation, without the nee jl
for further corporate action ■
authority, to make, sign, verify M
file application to the Interstate
merce Commission under
(18)-(21) of the Interstate
merce Act for a certificate -f mB
lie convenience and necessity for SB
construction, acquisition, '
'or extension of the line of '■aji. J
above described, and any
, other or additional lines of
or connections which may be incl J
ed in any amendment of ( <3
pany’s charter or otherwise. \ v -t3
the corporate power of the compaS
jto acquire, construct or operate ‘ ai J
also, to make, sign, verify and fjS
applications under Section' 15a \\m
, of said Interstate Commerce Act fd
permission to retain the excess eai3
ings of any and all newly acquired 2
constructed lines of raiiroad, and u
uo any and all things necessary t
secure the consent or approval of th<
Interstate Commerce Commission 0 |
of any other authority to the acquisi.
tion, construction and operation ol
i any line of railroad, including an.
thority to make all such advertise.
Iments and returns to questionnaire!
,or inquiries as may be required by
the said Commission.
I Petitioners have heretofore given
I notice of their intention to present
| this application for charter by the
[publication of this petition in the
[newspapers in which sheriff’s adver
tisements are published in each of the
counties through which said railroad
will run, once a week for four weeks.
C. T. Abeles.
J. P. Snyder.
L. S. Subik.
J. D. Langston.
J. J. Ohseik.
Goo. L. Parsons.
E. A. Howard.
Warren T. White.
F. L. Carpenter.
F. W. Leopold.
I have sold one-half inter*
est in mv stock or goods, and
the new firm will be operat
ed under the name of Head-
I want to thank each and
every customer for your pat-'
ronage in the past, and as-’
sure you of our appreciation
of your continued patronage.
I am onerating a Pressing
Club in Jefferson, opposite
Turner, Inc., Store. Am pre
pared to do all kinds of
work, both mens and. ladies
Will appreciate your pa
tronage' F. R. WILSON, r
The Mosquito is the most coward
ly of all insect tormentors. They at
tack in the night when we are asleep
and defenseless. Their bite cause
burning torment and pain. Little
children are most susceptable. * r
Tox the rooms and the screens.
Scientific research developed r
Tox for the benefit of mankind.
Fly-Tox from your retailer, alwaj
in botles with blue label.
Fly-Tox your kitchen. Serv * a . P '
petizing food untouched b\ 1
flies. ... . _
Fly-Tox the cows before mu l o '
Restaurants should be sprat id
Ambrosia Seed Ry e
Fulgum Seed Oats, for Sa e.
—Harwell-Rankin Hdw. to.
Piles Cured in 6 to 14
Druggists rcfu’id money if PAZO ‘ pjjja,
Instantly re! eves I tching Fi.es. ano > u p ■ ... rje.
restful sleep titer the ursi anoiicalion.
To Stop a Cough Quick
take ‘ HAYES’ HEALING HONEY. •
cough medicine which stops the coug i
healing the inflamed and irritated ti •
A bo* 0. GROVES 0-P®-Jf 9 A a T n S
SALVE for Chest Colds. Head B “*}
Croup is enclosed with every botoe
HAYES' HEALING HONEY
should be rubbed on the chest an _
of children suffering from a Cold o
The healing effect of Hayes'Healing 0 j
aide the throat combined wlt Jl iJ’Lh'the pores of
Grove Salve through the
the skiPsoon stops a cough. the
Both remedies are packed to onecart
cost of the combined treatment is YES’
Just ask your druggist for H