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W across Weekly Herald
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF WAYCROSS AND WARE COUNTY AND COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
WAYCROSS- -GA- SATURDAY FEB 22 1908
ME MfflE III COHM
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Case Transferred From Savannah toi Cordele
Circuit. Bacon May Not Qualify For
Receiver With Mr. Knight.
On Tuesday * Judge T. A. Parker foregoing order, jurisdiction is here*
granted the following order an] upon
the une together with Ihe-eHSre re
cord ot the case being presented to
Judge U. V. Whipple, on Wednesday
at Cordele, be assumed Jurisdiction
of the case:
Jesse Thompson, et al.
Bank of Waycrlss, et al.
Injunction and receiver In Ware
Superior Court, April Term, 1908.
It appearing to the court that the
petition In above stated case was or
iginally presented to Hon. Gad. T.
Cann, Judge Superior Courts Eastern
Judicial Circuit, because of the Illness
at the time of the Judge of the Sup
erior Courts of the Brunswick Judi
cial Circuit, embracing said Ware
Superllr Court and an order passed
on December 21st, 1907, by said Hon.
Geo. T. Cann setting said case for a
hearing before the said Judge of the
Brunswick Judicial Circuit at Way-
cross, Georgia, on Jan. dth, 1908.
And It further appearing that said
haring been continued the same came
on before said JndBe of the Brunswick
Judicial Circuit at Waycross, Georgia,
In January 18, 1908, -when, on account
of said Judge being disqualified by
reason of relationship to certain par
ties at Interest, an order was there
upon passed by said Judge refOTMng
said case back to said Hon. Gel. T.
And It further appeared that' said
case came on for a hearing before
said-Hon.' Oed. T. -Cann! at Savsjinall
Georgia, on January 85, 1908, upon
consent an . order was than and there
passed granting Injunction and ap
And It further appeared that said
Hon. Geo. T. Cann continued to exer
cise jurisdiction over said case until,
February 15, 1908, when said Judge re
And It further appearing that by
operation of law said case Is before
said Judge of the Brunswick Judicial
Circuit for the purpose of being htdlh
referred -to another Judge qualified to
by taken of above stated case.
U. V. WHIPPLE.
Judge Superior Courts, Cordele Clr-
Judge Whipple passed certain nec
essary orders In the case among them
an order authorising and directing A.
M. Knight, Receiver, to obtain offers
for all the real setate of the Bank of
Waycross for cash and on time and
to report same for confirmation by the
He also passed tho following order:
Jesse Thompsln. et al.
Bank of Waycross, et. al.
Injunction and receiver. In Ware
Superior Court, April Term, 1908.
It Is ordered by tho court that A.
M. Knight, Receiver in above stated
case, be and he Is hereby directed to
collect as speedily as practicable con
sistent with the best Interest- ot all
parties concerned, the debts due the
said Bank of Waycross.
Wnere parties show a disposition to
settle and make an earnest effort to
do so, said Receiver may accept par
tial payments until the whole debt is
paid In full without resorting to such
drastic measues as would have the ef
fect of jeopardising the claim; other
wise said Receiver will cause suit, to
be commenced J>y counsel for the Re
ceiver and every legal step taken neo-
esary and proper to enforce collec
Said Receiver Is also directed to
have counsel for the Receiver Insti
tute such legal proceedings as may be
come necessary to collect from the
stockholders ot said Bank of Way-
cross an amount from the stockhod-
ers liability as may be required to
meet any deficiency as shall-be ascer
tained tor the purperb of paying off
In full all the depositors In said Bank
of Waycross; and In the meantime
where deemed necessary, to apply tor
and obtain an order restraining and
OFFERS BANK CF WAYCROSS
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE.
Property Includes Farm Lands and
Southern Hotel Block. W
ceivo Offers In Writing.
Advertisement of sale of real estate
of Bank of Waycross.
Jeaso Thompson, et. al., vs. Bank of
Waycross, et. al. Injunction and Re
ceiver, In Waro Superior Court, April
Under and by vlrtuo of on order
granted in above stated caso by lion.
U. V, Whipple, Judge Superior Courts
Ccrdclo Judicial Circuit, on Februnry
19, 1908, taking and exorcising Juris
diction therein, the undersigned A. IU.
Knight, Receiver In sold case, will I
during the nest thirty days, receive
b'lds and offers for the purchase for
cash or for one fourth cash and tho
balaaco In equal Installments on three
!x and nine months time, with Inter
est at 8 per cent per annum, ot all and
singular the real cstato of the said
Bank of Waycross, in psrt3 or parcels
and ns a whole, n schedulo of wjitch Is
(a) All had singular all the poper-
ty conveyed by Geo. R. Toumans to
the Bank of Waycross by deed dated
the 14th day of February 1803 and re
corded In Book "W” folio 473 Clerk’s
office Ware Superior Court, except
ing such parts thereof as have been
heretofore sold and conveyed by the
Bank of Waycross, a list of which
now remaining unsold and owned by
the Bank of Waycross being as fal
In the 8th District of Were county;
All of lot No. 9 on the South side
of SatUla River, being shout 450 acres
more or less.
Lot No. 35 in 5th District Ware
Deed from AdmlnlSutrlx of T. T.
Thigpen to ill ot said lot. Thera has
been sold <5 acres In the Southasstj
corner to W. B. Thigpen. No title
WAS TURNED DOWN.
BECAUSE OF CONGRESSMAN’S
Crenshaw, cf Nebraska, Seised With
Serious Illness. Medical Aid Se
cured Anti Train Continued On
dy Telegraph to The Herald.
Spartanburg, s. c., Feb. 21.—Con
gressman Crenshaw, of Nebraskn, a
member of too Congressional escort
on board tho funora! Iraln boaring
the remains of Senator Lattlmer to
his home, was seised with a serious
illness curly this morning and It was
necessary to sidetrack the train here
until medical old could bo rendered
him. Congressman Crenshaw was
much better In a short time and the
train continued on Its way.
Ten members' of the Lower and fivo
ol the Upper House were on the train
The funeral of Senator Lattlmer oc
curred at Belton, S. C., at 2 o'clock
Dh. IZLAR ONLY MEMBER VOT-1 PHYSICIANS WILL RCPiflT T(
ING AGAINST COWS. ! GOVERNOR ON ROGSRO’ CASE
Meeting of City Council Last Night.
E. H. Crawley Resigned at Treas
urer and Warren Lott Elected.
Dr. R. P. Izar, alderman from tho
fourth ward, last night Introduced nn
ordinance before the city council pro
viding for the prevention of cows
roaming at large on the streets of the
Several Cavannah Physicians r.lcllev*
cd Condemned Murderer la Crazy.
Respited To Tuesday Next.
Bpecisl to The Herald.
Savannah, Ga., Fch. 21.—Tho In
sanity commission, composed ot Dm.
Brunner and Charlton, appointed by
Governor Smith (a cxnmlno Into tne
SHEET TIN WORKS
By Telegraph to Herald.
Scottdale, Pa.. Feb. 21.—Five bun-
dred workmen who were laid off some
months ago by the American Sheet
and Tin Company here, will resume
wo‘k on March 1st.
city, and the resolution was turned t condition of Willie Rogers, under the
down flat. Alderman Itlnr was the sentence of death for iho murdor ol
aod lands formerly owned by T. W.
Cole, South by original land line and
land owned by T. H. King, on the
Bust by original land lino and lands
formerly owned by T. T. Tlilspen,
now owned by tho Bank of Waycross,
said land being In the Southeast <cor-
ner ot said lot of land, the same being
described In’ ^ deed made by W. H.
King to the Bank ot Waycross on the
14th day of October, 1907, and recorded
In book ‘’A’* folio 365, Clerk's ofllca
Ware superior Court , . ^
j (d) All the following '<Mscrlbed
property, sttuntad In the City of Way-
cross, Wan county, Georgia, and
known as the Southern Hotel Block
found In T. T. Thigpen to sslj lot ex-j an g described as follows: Commene-
cept a deed from J. P. Williams A Co.,
for 85 acres and a deed from N. R.
McDaniel to T. T. Thigpen for 50
acres In the Northern corner. Thle
has not been sold and If It was the
enjoining the stockholders of “Mj property 0 f Thigpen It Is owned by
Bank of Waycross from Incumbering. B(nk of w , ycroI ,.
or disposing of any real estate held A1J of , ot No w except that port
take jurisdiction thereof, the dlsqusli- 0 r owned by them until the Hecelv.ri of Cort crMki now by
ft cation for the reaeon Stated of sold
Judge ot the Brunswick Judicial Cir
cuit still existing.
And it further appearing that Hon
U. V. Whipple Is Judge of the Cordele
Judicial ClreulL which ^circuit adjoins
the Brunswick Judicial Circuit silB It
being the policy of the law where ~t
Judge is disqualified that the Judge of
an adjoining Circuit shoulj take tod
exercise Jurisdiction and by reason
of the accessibility of sold Judge, It Is,
ORDERED that said case ot Jesse
Thompson, eL ol. vs Bank of Waycross
et all., Injunction and recelverln Ware
Superior Court, be and the Skffii Is
hereby referred to said Hon. 17,
Whipple with the request that he take
and exercise Jurisdiction thereof.
Granted at Chambers, Waycross,
Georgia, February 18, 1908.
T. A. PARKER,
Judge, 8. C„ B. C.
Jesse Thompson, et aL
Bonk of Waycross, eL slL
Injunction and receiver, In Ware
Superior Court, April Term, 1908.
At Chamber*, Cordele, Os., SMraary
f». IK*. '
Upon reading and eatsUertBg the
ship Is woqnd np. ' jj, R. Thigpen, the exception eontain-
Grsnted at Chnmbera, Cordele, 0*..: lnf aboat „ m0 „ or leil .
February 19. 1908. j Lo( No t8 lB g th District Ware
U. V. WHIPPLE.
only member ot the board of alder
men voting for tbo ordinance. Those
voting against It were Aldermen
Lott, McClollan and Morton.
Mr. Ed Crawley,' who was elected
city treasurer for the onsuclng year
at :bo annual mooting ot council, last
night tendered his resignation. Mr.
Warren Lott was elected city treas
urer In Mr. Crawley’s place.
letter was read from members
of tho new military company request
ing council to petition the Atlantic
Coast L<no Railroad to furnish them
tho lower part of the office building
of tbo railroad company on Haines
Avenue, lo be used for an armory.
The council Instructed the clerk to
take up the matter with the railroad
Tho clerk of council was Instructed
lo notify Mess. Burdette I-oomls an*
George W. Deen to a pear at the nest
meeting ot council and give reuon
why their bonds, given the city for
electric llsht, street railway and gas
franchises should not he forfeited.
A resolution wa3 adopted Instruct
ing the police force to change Utolr
flours of duty from noon until mid
night, and to alternate with each oil),
or as to the time they go on duty.’
Council also passed a resolution
resolution granting full pay Co Po
liceman Knox and to members d? t&e
Are department for ths Urns they lost
his wife, this afternoon announced
that they had Tound Rogers sahe and
would so report to the governor.
Rogers will In all probability hang
on next Tuesday, ho having been res-
ptted until that date.
Savannah, On, Feb. 31.—The hap
piest man In Georgia -to day is Willis
Rogers, who killed his wife In Sep
tember 1906, and who was expecting
to be hanged Shortly before noon to
day. Instead ot being hanged he Is
certain of life until Tuesday of next
woek unless providentially removed.
The hintman can't touch him for (bat
length of Ume at lessL Yesterday af
ternoon T. J. Churloton and Dr. W.
F. Brunner made an extensive exam
ination of Rogers for the purpose of
determining whether ha Is sine or
Insane. They examined two physi
cians Dr. George L. Harmon and Dr.
M. X. Corbin, who have both given Jt
as their opinion that Rogers Is Insane.
Jailer. Seyden has also given testi
mony to the same effect. The report
of tho physicians will be sent to the
Ing at the Northeast corner of Lott
and Elisabeth etrest, thence running
North along Western margin ot said
Lott Street two hundred (200) feet,
more or lees, to the Southwest cor
ner of Lott and Mary streets; thence
West along the Southern margin of
Mery street ninety (90) feet, mdre or
less, to the corner of that portion ol Had B * ,n Suffering From III Health,
the Southern Hotel Block now oocu-j N ® «•““ H “ BMn Atilaned For
pled by tbe Waycross Poet Office, end Deed.
lhat portion ot the lends of L. John-■
eon purchased of the Mayor end Coun- By Tstegraph to Herald.
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U " —» ! W 0 ® 1 * ecre*. route or lees, of *eldj en of u,,, ctty of waycross end form-! Atlanta, Os., Feb. 91.—J. B. Camp-
Mr. W. M. Devsnt, of Savanna ,• boundeJ on tbe North end West' rIy ultd as a lane; thence South, bell, t well knowu bookkeeper, who
having rcslsncd as Co-Receiver end
Mr. H. H. Bacon, also cf Savannah,
not having yet qualified, It Is not tup-
poied hero et Wsycrosi, that under
the clrcumetauces, he will now cere
to do sc, but that Hon. A. M. Knight,
of Wsycrosi, will continue to act as
Receiver, giving attention to nil mat-'
ter*, ee he he* been doing, until every
thing Is wound no.
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by original land line* and on too parallel with Lott street et the corner ' has been In 111 health for aome time,
South and Beet by Cox’4 creek. | 0 f the store occupied by H. C. Bee- this morning shot and seriously In-
(b> All and stagier *11 the proper mtn; thence East along the Northern jnred his wife. He then turned
ty conveyed by Peter Likely to ''•"’ margin of Elisabeth street ninety (90) revolver on himself, killing himself
Bank of Waycross on the 1st day of | f ce t to tbe place of beginning. In- instantly. No cause Is assigned for
December, 1899, as shown by a deed c |„j| ng ,u tbe furniture and fixtures the deed other then bed health.
ol every character owned by tbe said
STORM STOPS GREAT
which Is recorded In Book "8" folios
823 to 824, Clerk’* office Ware Super
ior Court, excepting such parte there
of as here beep heretofore sold 10
various parties by the Bank of Way.
L. Johnson In the Southern Hotel and APPROPRIATES QUARTER
In the Weycrosi Post Office on the' MILLION FOR FARM.
20th day of October, 1908, which real' , .
cstato end personal property was eon- By Telsgraph To Th* Herald,
cross, there yet remaining, held and J veyed by the said L. Johnson to the Albany, N. Y., Feb. 21.—Tbe Legls-
AUTOMOBILE RACE.iowned by the Bank ot Waycross uf icf waycross on said dote, tbe mture today appropriated a quarter
said tract of lend about elxty seres, doed 0 , conveyance being recorded In „( a million dollars for the support ot
KendallviUe, lnd., Feb. 20.—Thom
as, who Is driving the American car
to the New York to Peris automobile
race. Is stalled her*. Tbe Flench
ear Is Stalled et Corinse, fonrtaen
miles east of here. Th* enow drift*
in some places it eight feet In depth
end to hinders the racers Chat ef
forts to continue the Journey will be
postponed until tbe Storm abates.
to Which deed reference la hereby
made end as well to tbe several deeds
made by the Beak of Waycross to
various purchasers conveying a pert
of said Iriglnat tract for the purpose
ot ascertaining the exact acreage hold
end owned by the'Bank ot Waycross.
(e) Also elghty-two (12) acres of
>ot of toad No. 37 to tb* 8th District
ot Were county, Georgia, bounded ee
follows: North end West by a dtufe
book •Y” folio 663, Clerl’e office tbe state farm. The appropriation
Is made from funds secured for that
purpose from the race track*.
Were Superior ConrL
'•Said bids and offers lo be In writ
ing end to be mailed for delivered to
tbe undersigned et Waycross, Ga., end
tbe same to be (object to acceptance
end apprival end to confirmation by
This February 21, 1908.
A- M, KNIGHT,
Receiver beak of Waycroee.
DECLINED A CHARTER
FOR PALMER CLUB
Gy Telegraph to Herald.
Savannah, Ga, Feb. 21.—Judge
Chariton today declined to grant a
charter for the Palmer dab.
CAPTAIN OE SLOCUM
BEGINS H(B SENTENCE OP TEN
..Aged And Almost Blind Man Who
Was In Charge Of Ill-Fated
Steamship Goes To Prison.
By Telsgraph to Th* Herald,
Albany, N. Y„ Feb. 21.—Cept. Wil
liam Van SChalck, of the IDfated
sicnmer General Blocum, on which
over a thousand lives were losL be
gins e sentence ot ten yean In Sing
Bing, prison today.
A strong appeal will be roads t*
ibo President for clemency for Vas
Scbtlck. He Is over seventy yean
olJ, almost blind and If so feeble be
can hardly walk.
CLEVELAND GRAVE WILL
BE ROYALLV ENTERTAINED.
Savannah, a.. Feb. 21.—When tb*
Cleveland Greys from Cleveland, O,
comes to Savannah next Monday they
will be royally entertain*]. The Sav
annah Volunteer Guards ore to be ths
hosts ot the visitors. There will be
an oyster roast et the Savannah
Yacht Club end other forms of ante*
talntnent will be observed. The Gray*
-will come under commend of CapL A.
By Tstegraph To Th* Hsrald
Neshvlle, Tenn., Feb. 21.—The Ten-,
issce Democratic Committee today
endorsed William J. Bryan for the