We wish all of our pat
rons and friends a
and a Happy and
Prosperous New Year.
This store will be closed
the entire day to
Local Happenings Told in
>3* >P SHort Paragraphs ^
ITEMS OF GENERAL
Cotton is selling to-day at 15c.
ALAS! VAIN BIRD
Now the turkey, roosting low,
Finds his spirit full of wo<>:
Note« that popularity
Ir not Rt h11 'tis said to be;
Wishes that he had been wise
In his corn-fed pnradiRc;-
lle’d by far the wiser been
Had he rested ’monpHt the lean:
Had he dieted a bit,
Stead of. like a prideful flat.
Gorging until plump and fat.
See! In state at last he lies.
Flanked about by pumpkin pies —
Flanked with fresh-cut celery,
< Jiblet sauce and cranberry:
Covered with a pall of crisp.
Here and there a parsley wisp
Lying softly on his breast;
Stuffed with spice and nutH of ches
Poor old turkey! Victim he
Of his gobbling vanity.
Remember the poor.
Oh, you Santa Claus!
Rob Taylor is coming.
’Rah for St. Nicholas !
Fine Christmas weather.
Last call for the Christmas shopper.
How would you like to be Santa
You can’t afford to miss hearing: Hob
Bob Taylor is the prince of enter
Jack Frost has been working: over
time this week.
The postoffice; and banks will
Maybe this will be your last chance
to hear Bob Taylor.
You can always find all-pork sausage
at G. O. Carmichael’s.
All the college boys and girls are at
home for the holidays.
Senator Bob Taylor is coming on the
last night of the old year.
^ Dr. and Mrs. Paul Peniston are at
Cortez, Fla., for the winter.
Let Benson press that suit of yours.
You will find him on the square.
M iss Olivia Harris will spend
holidays with relatives in Macon.
The pupils of the city schools will en
joy vacation until Monday, Jan. I!.
All mules sold by W. A. Potts will
be guaranteed just ns represented.
Highest market price paid for hides.
G. O. Carmichael.
Benson cleans clothes cleaner than
any cleaner that cleans. ’Phone 294.
For Sale.—Good medium-sized horse.
See D. W. Boone or T. A. Hutchens.
Hon. Gordon Lee and wife, of Chick-
amauga, are in the city for a few days.
. Pure home-made country lard, just
rendered, at G. O. Carmichael’s mar
The postoffice and express office have
beern the busiest places in town thiH
Farm for Rent.-Good farm. 2 miles
east of court-house. Apply to A. B.
Miss Lutde Powell left Monday for a
two-weeks’ visit to relatives at Fort
Nice mule t<pr sale cheap. See F. M.
Bryant, over First National Bank,
Wednesday might brought the coldest
December weathier experienced in sev
Mr. W. J. Perry: and family will
spend the holidays ‘ with relatives in
Money to lend on desirable real es
tate at 7 per cent. Apply to Tnos. G.
When you want to buy or sell a mule,
you will always make money 1 by seeing
W. A. Potts.
Every mule sold by us is guaranteed
to be just, as represented
M. G. & J. J, Keith.
Money to Lend. — Money to lend on
farm lands, one to five years, at 6 per
cent. R. O. Jones.
For Sale. — Vacant lot and a house
and lot, in Newnan. See F. M. Bry
ant, over First National Hank, New
For Sale or Rent. My farm near
Cureton Springs. Apply to F. M. Bry
ant. over First National Bank, New
For Sale or Rent. —A 7-room house
at Turin, on 2-acre lot. Good garden
and orchard. Apply to .1. A. Daniel,
One of the county convicts escaped
from the gang Saturday, but was re
captured by Sheriff Brewster the fol
Our merchants have had a big holi
day trade, and splendid stocks with
which to meet the demands of Christ
Mrs. J. M. Milner, ol Savannah, and
Mrs. Milner Hooten and little daugh
ter, of Atlanta, are with Mrs. Ida ,J.
Milner this week.
Congressman W. C. Adamson passed
through the city Sunday en route to his
home at Carrollton, where fc he will
spend the holidays.
Lost. — Friday night, 17th inst.. at
the? junction, a foulard dress: white,
with black dots. Reward offered for
return to this office.
For Rent.— Clarke place. Small farm
3 miles west of Newnan, for standing
rent. Apply to A. E. Clarke, 389
Spring street, Atlanta, Ga.
Glenn Carmichael says the biggest
hypocrite in this world is the man who
says grace over a 3-lb. roast that hi
has no intention of paying for.
We are pleased to note a marked im
provement in Mr. T. C. Nall’s condi
tion since our last issue, and it is now
hoped that he will soon recover.
Mr. F. M. Lee will leave Monday
for South Georgia, where he will
spend a week or so looking after his
farming interests in that section.
Misses Winnette and Carrie May
Hollis will entertain the children of
their neighborhood at a Christmas tree
this afternoon from 3 to 4 o’clock.
Give us your orders for Christmas
meats. We have a choice assortment
to select from. ’Phone 28.
Wood for Sale. — A quantity of fine
oak and hickory pole wood. 1G to 18
inches in length. Will deliver on short
notice. F. M. Lee
Utii'le Duke Cole, founilor of tin- R. I). Cole Mfsr.
l\».. and Nowimn'8 muHt beloved citizen,
who celebrated his 89th hirthduy
on Tuesday. 21st InnL
One hundred gallons genuine ribbon
cane syrup, put up in sealed gallon
nnd half-gallon jugs, at 65c. gallon.
Apply to J. It. Gable, Raymond, Ga.
Miss Miriam Atkinson left a few
dayB ago for Ft. Leavenworth, Kan
sas, where she will spend the winter
with her sister, Mrs. Geo. F. Baltzell
Go to Hugh Cavender’s, 30 Perry
street, for fresh meats of all kindH.
The very best of everything in the
meat line, and prompt delivery. ’Phone
The firm of Bridges, Ingram & Co.,
at Sharpsburg, has been dissolved, Mr.
J. R. Ingram having sold his interest
in the business to Mr. Roy Bridges.
Mw. E. Moseley, an aged lady of
the Fourth district, died yesterday, and
will be buried this afternoon at Elim.
She was the mother of Mr. Ben Mose
ley, of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ingram announce
the engagement of their daughter. Al
ice Evie Lou, to Mr. Jeff Hutchens,
the marriage to occur on Wednesday,
Jan. 12, at home.
Tax Collector Hubbard has been a
mighty busy man this week. The tax
books closed Monday night, leaving
several thousand dollars of delinquent
taxes on the register.
The A. & W. P.’s Santa Claus train
For Rent. —A 7-room house on? corner came up the line from Montgomery
of Elm and Carmichael streets. .Apply Tuesday, and received an ovation from
to A. B. Cates, | the children of the road’s employees
at every point where it halted.
Mr. E. K. Dent has sold his home on
Temple avenue to Mr. W. M. Thomas,
the consideration being $2,600. The
tende was effected through the real es
tate agency of R. F. Herring.
Wcinted. —A man to do general work,
gardt ning, etc. Good wages and home.
MuHt oe well recommended.
Notice to Teachers. —Teachers’ Insti
tute will he held Jan. 1. Teachers’
temporary examination will be held
Jan. 29. V. A. Ham,
County School Commissioner.
Mrs. Sam Banks and little daughter
have returned from a visit to relatives'
Mrs J. T. Fain and children, of An
niston, Ala., are visiting the family of
Mr. J. B. Ramey.
Mrs. S. W Allen and little son, of
Albany, are spending the holidays with
relatives in Newnan.
Miss Ruth Capers, of Arcadia, La.,
is Bpending the holidays with her broth
er, Mr. Stacy Capers.
Wednesday was the shortest day of
the yea' - , the sun rising at 6 :59 a. m.,
and setting at 4 :52 p. m.
Mr. Geo. Martin, of Memphis, Tenn.,
is spending the holidays with his
mother, Mrs. Mattie Martin.
Lost.—On the 17th inst., a signet
carf-p n, in horse’s head design. Re
ward if returned to this office.
Mr. and Mrs. Stokeley Bloodworth, of
Thomaston, spent Tuesday with the
family of Judge L. A. Perdue.
Mrs. C. E. Gates, of ChattanoogB,
Tenn., is spending the holidays with
her mother. Mrs. J. A. Shannon.
The choicest meats at moderate
prices can be had at Cavender’s mar
ket. 30 Perrv Htreet. ’Phone 261.
For Rent. — One 6-room house and
three 3-room huases. Apply to F. M.
Lee, 164 Lauiange street, Newnan.
For Rent. Good 4-horse farm, 5
miles from Newnan; 40 acres excel
lent bottom land and three good settle
inetits on place. Will lease on halves,
or lor standing rent. Apply to II. C.
Miss Annie Laurie Bates, of Jones-
ville, 8. C., who has been the guest of
Miss Pearle Foster for the past ten
days, will leave Monday for Woodstock,
Go. She will be accompanied by Miss
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Word, of Ho-
gansville, announce the engagement of
their daughter. Marybeth, and Mr.
Trammell Scott, of Atlanta, the wed
ding to take place at the home of the
bride’s parentsjearly in February.
Kentucky Mules.— Car-load fine Ken-
tuoy mules, hs good as money can buy.
Will sell for cash or on time. Every
mule sold must be ns represented, or
money will be refunded.
Children's Coughs. — Should be
stopped at once by the use of Nyal’s
Baby Cough Syrup. It gives instant
relief and effects a permanent cure.
Twenty-five cents per bottle.
Brown & Brooks.
Telephone Your Wants. — We call for
and deliver prescriptions. Anything
ordered by 'phone will be selected with
the same cure as though you called in
person. Deliveries made promptly. No
extra charges. ’Phone 18.
Brown & Brooks.
New Meat Market. — I have opened a
meat market on Wesley street, and
shall keep at all times a choice assort
ment of meats. My prices will be rea
sonable, and your orders shall have
prompt attention. ’Phone 261.
Mr. M. S. Thurman will leave to
night for Washington, Philadelphia
and other points East. While in Phil
adelphia Mr. Thurman will spend a
few days with Dr. and Mrs. E. L.
Thurman, who are finishing their
course at the Philadelphia School of
Lost.-—On Dec. 18 a male bloodhound,
8 months old; light red color, with
white breast and feet, and tip of tail
white. When last seen was following
a man who gave his name as McKoy,
and was going in the direction of Ray
mond. Notify C. C. Bexley ut Fill
more and get reward.
Announcement. — Mr. W. R. Pitman,
the veteran harnessmuker, formerly
located at Keith’s stables, is now in
charge of my harness department, and
L. A. Kelsey, formerly in charge of
the Dixie shoe shop, is now employed
in my shoemaKing department.
A. J. Billings.
Settlement. Notice. — Parties owing us
money will please call and settle be
fore Jan. 1, as all accounts owing the
firm will be put out for collection af
ter that date. Parties having claims
against the firm will please itemize
and render prior to that date.
Holt & Cates Co.
Mrs. Annie Allen, an aRed and esti
mable woman of the community, died
yesterday Rt the home of her son-in-lHW,
Mr. Gub Spradlin, on E. Broad street.
Funeral services were conducted at the
residence last night by Rev. J. F.
Singleton, and this morning the re
mains were carried to Columbus for in
A play to suit everybody. A Western
story written around the obligations of
one lodge member to another. Not
the bloodthirsty kind, hut a genuine
play by a capable company. Just n
story of real homefolks and home
scenes, such as are portrayed in your
own homes every day. Don’t forget
the date—Dec. 30.
for closing arrived. The three days
before Christians is usually tho busiest
time in tho shopping district, and if tho
good weather lasts through to-day,
the merchants will have no cause to
complain. Nearly ail husinessl.houses
will he closed to-morrow.
Yesterday afternoon, at tho home of
the bride’s parents, Mr. ami Mrs. W.
I). Banks, of McCollum. Miss Lillie
Banks was united in marriage to Mr.
Joe Glenn Vineyard. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. it. C. Rhodes,
ol Palmetto, in tho presence of a large
company of relatives and friends. Tho
attendants were Miss Stella Golden
with Mr. A1 Vineyard, and Miss May
Hembree with Mr. Edgar Banks.
The following new officers have been
elected by Wenona Council, No. il, I),
of P., for the ensuing term, viz :
Mrs. Floy Anderson, Pocahontas.
Mrs. Ira Whatley, Wenona,
Mrs. Belle Jones, Prophet.
.1. C. Loarh, Chief of Records.
1’. H. Wortham, Collector of ..Wam
J. N. Jones, Keeper of Wampum.
C. J. Hendrick, Powhatan.
W. T, Bunn, Trustee.
The Herald and Advertiser ’regrets
to note the death of Mr. If. A. Camp,
of Grantville, which occurred Satur
day, after a protracted illness. lie
was one of Coweta’s best citizens,
honored nnd esteemed by all who knew
him, and his death is much lamented
especially in the community where he
had so long resided. The funeral took
place Sunday afternoon, the remains
being interred in the cemetery at
Wednesday evening Mr. and Mrs. H.
C. Arnall, jr., en ertained at an ele
gant 6 o’clock dinner in compliment to
the several members of the H. C. Ar-
nalt Merchandise Co. and its employ
ees, and it is needless to say that the
occasion was a thoroughly enjoyable
one. Those present were were Messrs.
H. C. Arnall, sr., I. E. Walker, J. G.
Arnall, A. W. Arnall, F. M. Arnall,
Geo. W. Meyer, E. M. Smith, Hal Rag
land, Pierce Chappell, Coley Pike, Jim
Pike, and M. J. Walker, jr.
Some time ago the Manget-Brannon
Co. offered $25 in gold as prizes for the
three best cakes made of “Manget’s
Elegant” flour—$12.50 to go to the
winner of the first prize, $7.50 to the
second, and $5 to the third. There
were twenty-Beven contestants, and
the prizes were awarded as follows:
Mrs. W. T. Lazenby, first prize; Mrs.
T. M. Goodrum, seecond prize; Mrs.
N. T. Wright, third prize. The judges
were Mrs. T. B. Davis, Mrs. E. D.
Fouse am' Mrs. Annie Caldwell.
Burglars entered the postoffice at
Moreland on Friday night last, blew
open the iron safe, and got away with
$200 iri cash and about $200 worth of
stamps. The safe was completely
wrecked, and one corner of the build
ing was also torn away by the force of
the exolosion. There is no clue to the
identity of the robbers.
So alluring have been the prices of
fered for cotton seed this season that
many farmers have reduced their sup-
nly of seed for planting purposes to a
dangerously narrow margin. These
fanners are making a big mistake. In
some eases enough seed has been re
served for only one planting, while it
frequently happens that two and some
times three plantings are necessary to
get a stand. If tho seasons should not
hit right next spring, these farmers
will find themselves in a close place, as
seed will be scarce and the price out
Hon. W. A. Turner, Hon, J. B.
Goodwyn and Hon. Jus. E. Brown wont
up to Atlantu Wednesday to attend a
reunion of the surviving members of
the General Assembly of 1884-85.
Messrs. Turner nnd Goodwyn repre
sented Coweta at that session, and
Mr. Brown was u member of the Sen
ate from the Thirty-fourth district,
composed of Henry, DcKalb and Gwin
nett counties. Death has made sad in
roads upon tho membership of that
General Assembly, more than half
having passed away during the quarter
of a century thut has intervened since
Mr. G. E. Cranford, one of Coweta’s
oldest and most popular citizens, died
Tuesday night at his home in the Sev
enth district, after a long and painful
illness. Deceased was 72 years of age,
a veteran of the Civil War, and an hon
eat, upright man, esteemed by all
who knew him. He is survived by his
wife and five children, the latter being
Mrs. Sweetie Sharkie of Birmingham,
Ala., and Mrs. M. N. Wingo, Mrs. J. T.
Wingo, O. Z. Cranford and Elgin Cran
ford, all of the Seventh district. The
funeral took place Wednesday after
noon, the remains being interred in
the family burying-ground near the
old home place.
Insurance Agency.— We have pur
chased the insurance agency of Mr. G.
E. Barks, nnd would HpnreciHte the
patronage of our friendH. Our agency
represents the best arid most reliable
companies and we are prepared to give
you “insurance that insures.”
W. N. T. Gamp,
A. Si Iney Camp.
The time to che ck a cough or cold is
at the start. Delays are dangerous.
Nyal’s Winter CoUtffh Sryup cures
quickly. ’Phone 18.
Bro wn & Brooks.
Hacking coughs stopped’' while you
wait. Get a bottle of our N’yal’s Win
ter Cough Cure. Yeu will be u stonihhed
at the quick relief it gives.
Brown & Bro.oks.
Money to Lend. —I arn prepareq' to
lend money on first-class real estate at
7 oer cent. Can place any number ol'
luans on approved property.
Tho*. (i. Farmer, jr.
Impounded.—I have impounded one
iiiack sow, which will be delivered to
owner upon payment of all expenses,
including this notice and feed bill.
F. M. Lee,
Newnan is a great mole market.
Over three hundred have been brought
here this season already, and as many
more will be sold before planting op
erations begin next soring. Mules
are Billing anywhere from $200 to
$300 a head, and the demand has nev
er been more active. This looks as
if the farmers are preparing for a big
In order to accommodate those who
have not vet had an npoortunity to pav
their taxes Tax Collector Hubbard has
decided to extend the time for closing
bis books unlil next Thursday. 30lh
inst. 'I his will be Ihe very last day.
however, as Mr Hubbard will be com
pelled then to eloae the hook? and make
his r-pott. This is positively the only
extension thut. can be granted.
Large crowds thronged the streets
all day yesterday and until ItUe at.
night, and ityiere were man? tired mer
chants and .vileHinen when the hour
At the meeting of the stockholders
of the Western of Georgia Railway
Co., held in this city Monduy. the di
rectors were instructed to have toe
company’s bonds engraved and printed,
as authorized by the charter. Authori
ty for an issue of $500,000 of bonds is
conferred by tho charter, and when
printed the bonds will be deposited
with a trust company und offered for
sale. I. L. McCord & Co., the contrac
tors, arsert that they will be ready to
Pegin the work of construction as hoop
ns the money derived from the sale of
the bonds is turned over to them. No
other business of importance was trans
acted at the meeting.
The “Joshua Simpkins” Co., with a
fine brass band and splendid orchestra,
will lie seen at the auditorium next
Wednesday night, Dec. 29. The play
is made of fun and realism, combining
the pleasing features of realistic melo
drama und the ever popular rural play.
The character sketches are Haul to be
very clever, while there is an abundance
of good music, singing and dancing in
it. Those lovable old country charac
ters are introduced, arid their sayings
and doings create much amusement.
The company comes to us recommend
ed a* a good one throughout. The saw
mill scene in the third act is said to be
w-nderluily realisiic, a genuine circular
saw being seen in motion, with Uncle
Josh’s son lashed to a log by the villiaris
and started toward the glittering teeth
of the rapidly-revolving saw.
Card of Thanks.
Our grateful thunks are tendered to
the friends und neighbors who so
thoughtfully and kimllv ministered to
and assisted us in our recent bereave
ment, occasioned by the death of our
dear mother. Muy God’s blessings
ever rest upon them, is our prayer.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. F’ostcr.
Newnan, Ga., Dec. 23d.
The Vritith Wei u>cn Company ban
gone intu ah# bu<«»* af auonufuctur-
*m *Wa»u: it
Our Mr. Holt has disposed of
his interest in the Holt & Cates
Co., to take effect Jan. 1. The
new firm propose to discontinue
the sale of many lines we have
been handling, and for this reason,
and to facilitate stock-taking, we
are offering liberal reductions on
our stock of French China, John
son Bros’. Semi-Porcelain, Rub
ber Goods, Hand Mirrors, Cut
lery, Razor Strops, Japanese
Waiters, Manicure Goods, Pipes
and other smokers’ articles, Dec
orated Lamps, Brushes, Combs,
and many other items too numer
ous to mention here.
We have several Fish and Game
Sets, which have proved too high
in price for this trnde, and for
this reason we are offering them
for less than cost.
^ One hand-painted French China
Game Set, large platter, and
twelve plates, formerly sold for
$25, reduced to $12.98.
French China Roast Set, former
ly sold for $30, reduced to $14.98.
One $20 Game Set, consisting
of twelve plates, large platter, and
gravy boat, formerly sold for $20,
reduced to $10.98.
We are opening our stock of
Toys, etc., including Gift Books,
Stationery, etc., all of which will
be on display Dec. 6. Call and
look them over. We have ample
storing room, and will be glad to
have you make your selections
now, and store thorn for you un
til Christmas Eve.
HOLT & CATES CO.
Nice Pair of
Will make a de
See Banta’s line
Suits, Overcoats, Odd PantH,
Hats and Gents’ Furnishings now
ready for your selection for the
Young men’s Suits, $12.50 to $25.
Children’s Suits, $2.60 to $6.50.
Odd Pants, $2.60 to $6.
Call and make your selection
while the stock is full.
BARNETT, ST.JOHN it CO.