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THE MONTICELLO NEWS.
Loca! and Personal.
Prof. O. B, Nisbet spent Sun
day in Eatonton.
Mr. Weyman Perry visited
Shady Dale Sunday.
The Monticello News is all
home print—read it and see.
Mr, C. B. Sanders. of Stark,
Ga., was a visitor here Tuesday.
Littie Miss Ruth Benton is vis
iting relatives this week at Palalto.
Mr. W, F. Persons made a bus
ness trip to Atlanta the first of the
Mrs. Robert Ezell spent Satur
day and Sunday with Shady Dale
A little girlarrived a few days
ago to brighten the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Eli Malone.
Mrs, Lamar Williams, of Ma
con, is spending several days with
Mrs. W. M. Bradley.
Mr. R. R. Powel spent Friday
and Saturday of last week in
Covington on business.
Mrs. Charles Thompson, of Eu
dora, has been on a visit to Monti
cellorelatives this week.
Miss Katie Pope has returned
from a pleasant visit to Mrs. J.
0. Perkins, of Chattanooga.
Mr, John Webb left Tuesday
morning for a visit to Atlanta,
Cartersville and Chattanooga.
Mr. John Florence, of Atlanta,
has been on a visit this week to
his parents, Judge and Mrs. A.
If we could have a good system
of water works, with a good
drainage, it would be the thing
Miss Kate Robert, an attractive
young lady of Albany, is the
guest of Mrs. F. W. Robert, on
Misses Watson and Williams,
who have been on a visit to Mrs.
Jas. H. Campbell, left Saturday
Miss Lizzie Tone Smith and Mr.
Sherrod Smith, of Woodfin, spent
Monday with their grandmother,
Mrs. Sarah Malone,
Mr, Willie Digby has a position
with Mr. Sherrod Campbell, hav
ing accepted a saleman’s place in
the Undertaker's department.
Supt. O. B. Nisbet is pushing
the enrollment up higher than
~ever before. Send your children
to the Monticello Public School.
Mrs. Clark Bailey and Miss Jes
sie Bailey returned Monday to
Social Circle after spending sev
eral days with Monticello rela
Hon. M. B. Dennis, of Eaton
ton, has a fine article on ‘‘The
Cost of Education” in this paper
today. It appears on the last
Mrs. Alexander and Miss Eve
lyn Sammons and Master Frank
Sammons, of Godfrey, have been
on avisit recently to Mr, and Mrs,
The members of the city coun
cil were busy last Thursday night
at a meeting held in the council
chamber for the purpose of ad
jnsting the citytax rate.
Miss Susie Malone has resumed
work in the Millinery department
of Mr. J. H. Kelly's store, Miss
Malone is quite an efficient trim
mer and her friends are pleased
to learn that she will be with Mr,
Kelly again this season.
Macon Business Men’s League bids for your
trade. It gives you free trips to and from Ma
con. For particulars write Eugene Anderson,
Secretary and Treasurer, or call at store of any
IO O B ', i e
Rev. C. A. Ridley spent last
Friday in Madison.
’ Mr. Clarence Goolsby is clerk
ing for Powell Bros.
~ Mr. and Mrs, R. R. Powel visit
ed Eatonton Sunday.
Mr. Frank Bullard was over
from Machen Wednesday.
Prof. Cantrell, of Sardis, at
tended to business here Saturday.
Mr. Edwin Pearson has a po
sititon with the Hutchinson Com
Miss Vera Franklin, of Eudora
was the guest of friends herc Sat
Mr. Clinton Woods has return
ed from a short visit to homefolks
Miss Anna Bullard, of Madison,
is visiting Monticello relatives
Mr. Will Ballard has a position
as book-keeper in Mr. D. B. Ben
Mr. T. P. Atkinson, of Jackson,
was circulating among Monticello
friends Wednesday. 1
Miss Gladys Pope returned a
few days ago from a visit to Madi
son and Pennington.
Mr. H. B. Jordan is having some
additions made to the shed at his
coal and lumber yard.
Miss Oma Benton, after a visit
to Miss Peterson, of Mount Vern
on, has returned home.
FOR SALE—A lot in West
cemetery. Apply to
Mrs. J. C. Key.
Sheriff Wilburn returned Mon
day from Eastman bringing with
him a prisoner, Jim Greer, color
Mrs. E. L. Campbell, of Doug
las, Ga., is visiting her sister, Mrs.
Minnie Perry, and other relatives
here. ; s
LOST—A small gold shirt but
ton. Please return to News of
fice and get reward. Will pay
Miss Hattie Kate Burney, of
Eudora, is visiting Mr. and Mrs.
A. H. Burney, on Forsyth street
Miss Mattie Thom, who has
been on a visit to Mrs. Crit Gools
by, returned Saturday to her
home in Hillsboro. |
Mr. Mote Thempson, Cashier
of the Bank] of Covington, was
greeting his Monticello friends
Sunday and Monday.
Miss Elizabeth Greer, who has
been on a visit to Mr. and Mrs.
Will Greer, left Wednesday morn
ing for her home in Sandersville.
LOST-—One week agoa Pug
Dog answering to name of Gyp.
Has one eye out. Tan colored.
Reward offered by C. Q. Lane,
Mr, and Mrs. W. E. Morgan
and little Miss Louise Morgan re
turned to Gray Monday after a
visit to their mother, Mrs, M. A.
Mrs. Martha Flowers, of Bar
tow, Florida, who has been on a
visit to her sister, Mrs. M. L.
Pope, left Priday morning for
Covington tospend sometime with
her son, Mr. J. C. Flowers,
On account of some of our new
type and machinery being delayed
we were unable to get out the
paper that we wanted to this is
sue. . However we will be able to
improve in the next few weeks
and give our readers the best pa
per ever published in Jasper
MONTICELLO, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1903.
. Mr. and Mrs. Segars are board
ipg at the Hardy House.
Mr. and: Mrs, M, S, Ben:
ton visited Macon Monday.
Fresh Oat Meal, Mackerel and
Cheese at Ballard's.
Mr. Sterling Wilson, of Eaton
ton, has a position on the Courier.
Teachers, Patrons, and School
Children, see W E. Ballard for
Mr. and Mrs. James Newton are
occupying rooms with Mr. and
Mrs. B. W. Peurifoy.
Mr. Porter Ballard, of Eaton
ton, has been on a visit to rela
tives here this weck.
. Mr. Sam Barron, of Round
Oak, spent Saturday here with
relatives and friends,
Master Tom Davidscn, whose
illness we mentioned last week,
is still confined to his bed and is
suffering from an attack of fever,
We would call the attention of
our readers to the new advertise
ment of Mr. J, B. Watkin ap
pearing elsewherein our paper to
Mrs. Albert Tyler and Mrs.
James Lewis returned Tuesday
from Hancock county where they
attended a Primitive Baptist As
Mr. John Leonard, who has
been working with the Monticello
Telephone Company for several
months, left Tuesday for his home
Miss Sarah Ward, of Cork, Ga.,
spent a few days in Monticello last.
week the guest of Mrs. Annie
Goolsby. Miss Ward was enroute
The seventieth annual session
of the Central Baptist Association
will be held with Hopewell Bap
tist church, in this county, in
Miss Annie D. Lewin, who has
been on an extended visit to Miss
es Maud and Martha Penn, left
Wednesday morning for her home
in Meridian, Miss,
Everything is being put in readi
ness for the beginning of work at
the Cotton Oil M!ll and it is ex-.
pected that by the middle of next
week the mill will open for the
falland winter business.
Mr. Monroe Phillips has a new
ad in today’s paper in which he
solicits the patronage of his
friends. Carry your cotton to his
warehouse and you will receive
courteous attention and fair deal
Mr. L. O Benton, of Monticel
lo, president of the First National
‘Bank of Barnesville, is establish
ing a fine reputation as a banker
‘and business man,—Barnesville
Mr. and Mrs, Lynch, of Reids
ville, spent a few days here last
week with relatives. They were
on their way to Madison where
Mr. Lynch has accepted a position
on the Advertiser,
Misses Annie Anderson, Miss
Annie Higgins, Miss Ackie White
and Miss Lillian Stephenson are
attending a house party at Miss
Kate Thompson's at Eudora,.—
John Gipp, colored, died Mon.
day from injuries received in a
fall several days ago. John was
employed by Mr. Will Holsenbeck
to work in his livery stable, and
while getting hay from the loft in
some way fell to the ground and
was so seriously hurt that he died
from the effects,
Rev. McAllister, of Washing
ton, Georgia, came over Thurs.
day of last week and held a shart
series of meeting at the Presby
terian church, Mr, McAllister is
a zealous laborer in the Master's
cause, and his eloquent, earnest
sermons were greatly enjoyed,
The meeting closed Sunday night.
Oh! for a street sprinkler.
Mr, D. B. Benton is still con
fined to a bed of illness,
Mr. Ham Ridley visited Machen
and Shady Dale Sunday.
Little Miss Maude Pope has
been on the sick list this week.
Mr. T. A, Hutchinson is expect
home from New York in a few
Mr. Norwood Oxford left last
week fora visit to Glennville and
Mr. F. L. Penn has been on a
}visit to Madison and Covington
‘ this week.
~ Col A, S. Thurman left yester
day for Madison to spend a day
or two on business.
Read the ad of the North East
Fair Association appearing else
where in The News.
Beginning today our paper will
be issued on Friday instead of
Thursday as heretofore.
Mrs, Jeff Smith and children
have returned to Round Oak after
a visit to Monticello relatives.
Mrs. Joe Hatfield and children,
Naunie and Ruby, have returned
from a visit to Dahlonega relatives,
We regret to learn that Mrs,
Randie Meriwether has been
indisposed for several days past.
Miss Lizzie Witte will leave in
a few days for Macon where she
goes to attend Wesleyan college.
Mrs, R. 1.. Davis has as her
guests this week, Misses Flora,
Annie and Clara Carr, of Coving
Mr. Joe Watson, of Jackson, a
former cotton buyer here, was
mingling with Monticello friends
~ The many friends of Mrs. W.
E. Ballard regret to learn of her
contipued illness at her residence
in this place. |
Mr. John Dortch, of Carnesville,
a former editor of the Cornesville
Advance, wasin the city a few
days last week.
Mr. Harvieyordan wifl leave
next week for'Niagara Falls to at
tend the National Farmers’ Con.
gress to be held there,
Miss Lucile Fitzsimmons, of
Birmingham, Alabama, is expect
ed the latter part of the week to
spend sometime with her grand.
mother, Mrs. O. ]J. Jordan and
Mr. and Mrs, Harvie Jordan at
their suburban home,
Mr. A. H. Burney's new ad ap
pears in our paper today. Mr.
Burney is fully equipped for the
weighing of your cotton, and if
you will give him a trial at his
warechouse near the depot you
will be convinced that he is work
ing for your interest,
Contractor Nichols and Mr,
Bonner Jordan are figuring on
plans and prices for the erection
of a brick building to be used for
the Electric Light Plant. The
structure will be located on the
present site and wlll be a great
improvement, if built, to that
part of town,
A scholarship on the Georgia-
Alabama Business College, located
in Macon, Any young lady or
gentleman desiring to take a
‘course in this excellent school will
find it to their interest to call at
this office or writeus. We can
save you money,
1 A Card of Thanks.
- We desire through the cclumns
of the News, to express our heart
felt thanks to our neighbors and
friends who so kindly assisted us
on the night of the burning of
our house, Such expressions of
kindness are greatly appreciated,
and again we wish to thank one
and all for their timely aid,
‘ Mr. and Mrs. M. Benton,
Cotton was selling yesterday for 10:11:16
and up to six o’clock there had been
137 bales deposited at the different ware
houses. Bring your cotton to Monticello if
you want a good price for it.
Miss Susie Malone left Monday
to visit the markets in the interest
of Mr, ]. H. Kelly's millinery de
One good two horse farm for
rent apply to
P. M Williams.
Miss Eula Lowe and Mrs, Lowe,
of Mortons, who have been on a
visit to the Misses Holsenbeck,
returned home Wednesday.
To witness the turning on of
the hose at the store of the Ben
ton Supply Company makes one
feel like they were in a large city.
We regret to learn that Lily
Ruth, the daughter of Mrs. Ad
ams, who was elected as assistant
teacher here, continues quite ill
Mrs, McMasters and little Miss
es Elizabeth, Rosa and Rachael
McMasters, of Waynesboro, are
the guests of Mrs. C. D. Jordan
on College street. ;
The Furse Drug Company is
the name of a new enterprise for
Monticello, Their petition for
charter appears in another column
of The News today.
Mr. S. Cohen returned Friday
from the Eastern markets where
he purchased a handsome line of
falland winter goods. When his
stock arrives you may expect to
see one of the prettiest displays
ever brought to our town,
In addition to the extension
in the rear of the building occu
pied by Mr. Reuben Jordan
for a fuurniture store, there are
four rooms being added to
the second story, making the
structure quite a large and com
Last Thursday evening Mr, and
Mrs. James H, Campbell opened
the doors of their delightful home
to a large party of young people,
complimentary to Misses Watsoni
and Williams, of Wood bury, Ga,
Tempting refreshments were serv
ed at a late hour.
Monday evening Miss Nell
Florence entertained her young
friends at adelightful party. The
occasionwas one of the most en
joyable of the season, and was
largely attended by the younger
society set. Miss Florence served‘
dainty refreshments. Those pres
ent were: Misses Annette Kelly,
Bertha Davison, Elizabeth Greer,
of Sandersville, Gladys Pope,
Mabel Ballard, Daisy Pope, Willie
Turner, Nell Florence and Ada
Trusler, of Jonesboro, Tenn;
Messrs Jack Blackwell, Louie
Bradley, Claude Ezell, Jno. D.
Persons, Fitzhugh Penn, John
Florence, of Atlanta, Tom Penn,
Jr., Dwin Perry and Dr. Blasin
; You can buy for cash at W. E.
1 Ib. Fair Chewing Tobacco for .33
‘ 1 pkg. Old Glory Cheroots for .08
1 Good sc Cigar for. ... 04
1 pkg. War Eagle and other Che-
LOORE TOF ..o idimssisssisssisnn dissmusssss s
IMPROVED TRAIN SERVICE TO
Effective Sunday, Sept 13th,
the Central of Georgia Railway
will extend to Macon its trains
Nos. 27 and 28 at present being
operated between Covington and
Gordon. There will be no change
in the schedule of those trains be
tween Covington and Gordoen,
Train No, 28 will arrive in Macon
at 1 p.m, and No 27 will leave
Macon retnrning at 2:5 p. m.
This arrangement affords much
quicker schedule and through
train service and avoids lay over
at Gordon. :
The fact that no vagrants have
been arrested in Monticello speaks
well for our town,
Just received another line of
beautiful crockery. Call and see
The Negro Reform Congress
will Convene here on Saturday,
Septewber 19th and a laige at
tendance is expected.
NoGame This Afternoon.
Ropky Creek and Hillsboro will
not play here this afternoon as
was pcheduled, Both of these
teams have won the same num
ber of games and the next game,
which will probably be played
sometime soon, will decide who
are the champions,
Meeting of T'rustees.
At a meeting of the trustees
held Monday night, Miss Ola
Little was elected an additional
teacher, it being necessary to
procure one on account of the
large attendance of the school,
there now being 141 enrolled pu
The trustees decided to cut off
a proper space, (with removable
panels) from the south end of the
upstairs auditorium, and this will
be fitted upat once with desks,
The trustees are also having
the well walled and will have a
suitable shelter built over the
At the meeting rules and regu
lations for the government of the
school were made and adopted,
and these will be read once a week
to the children in order that they
may learn them and cofarm to
Our town is to be congratulated
upon the rapid progress thatis be
ing made upon educational lines,
Twenty Two Years Of Faifh
Itis with tender feeling that
we sever our connection with a
true and tried servant, our
Wishington hand press.
For twenty two years it has
served us faithfully, responding
to each weekly call, and as we
witness its going we can but wish
that its successor, a splendid cylin
der press now installed mour of
fice, will serve us equally as well.
“Father Washington"” ecame to
us twenty two years ago from the
office of the Jackson Argus, that
excellent journal now published
in the pretty and progressive city
across the waters of the Ocmulgee,
‘where in its younger days it lent
its efforts in helping to make that
paper what it now is,
“oOld George" goes to Dodson
Printers’ Supply Co., of Atlanta,
to rest, and perchance to enter a
gain upon a third career of useful
- We greet our readers this week
in a dress of all home print and
ask of every one a hearty co-oper
ation that we may make the News
the best paper in the best town in
Four hundred and fifty acres of
land, well improved, well water
ed, and contains over one hund
red ucres of original woods, Also
one six horse engine, press, fifty
saw gin, feeder and condensor.
Will sell all together or in two
parcels, The above mentioned
property is five miles south of
Monticello, Apply to the under
signed for terms. Aug. 18, 1903,
W. H. Middlebrooks.