M. B. Mooney
UNUSUAL values in fine
French val laces in all widths,
with insertings to match.
French and German round-
thread laces in match sets.
Hand-made linen torchon
laces in match sets—light,
medium and heavy weight.
You’ll wonder how we can
sell such fine laces as these at
All of above on bar
gain table at, yard
We are showing extra special
bargains in white goods of all
kinds. For instance:
Best grade bleached do- '7 p
mestics » G
35c plain white flaxon,1 C" r*
40 inches wide 1 j
20c white striped ma- Iflp
dras, 36 inches wide
25c cream voile; 40-in. 1 C p
15c plain white nain- Qp
sook, 36 inches wide ' G
25c crepe plisse, for 1 C" /-*
underwear, at 1 * G
Sc grade bleaching, CL 1
20 yards for_ k -P *
20c fancy waist lawns, j / \
(very sheer) IWL-
25c dimities, (extra 1
fine) 1 DC
Best grade pajama -J rv _
checks, yard wide Av/L-
The best 12 1 -2c dress
ginghams, in the new
Big lot best grade chev
iots, for boys’ waists,
Lengths suitable for
boys’ waists, men’s
shirts, school dresses,
etc., 10c. and 12 I-2c
An accumulation of
serges, crepes, cheviots,
etc., in lengths for chil
dren’s and ladies’ skirts,
on bargain counter, at
M. B. Mooney j
Local Happenings Told in
WP SHort Paragraphs
NEWS AND PERSONAL
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Follow the crowd to Stripling’s.
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We want your business. Boone’s,
Save money by trading Bt Boone's.
loan. Apply to A. H.
Cotton is selling
at 7(i/ 8J cents.
in Newnun to-day
Gasoline 14c. gallon at R. L. Askew’s,
11 Jackson street.
We had a light
sprinkle of snow
Best grade of oils at
11 Jackson street.
R. L. Askew’s,
Your dollars do double duty in buying
skirts at Boone’s sale.
Stripling’s great midwinter
starts Saturday, Jan. 23.
Mr. E. A. Armistead spent several
days in Columbus this week.
Best make of automobile tires at R.
L. Askew’s, 11 Jackson street.
Cotton seed are selling in Newnan to
day at 35 to 40 cents per bushel.
Stripling’s page ad. iri
It will save you money.
One dollar has the purchasing power
of $1.50 in clothes at Boone’s sale.
Let your new year resolution be to
buy for cash, and trade at Boone’s.
Ladies’ fine coats at less than manu
facturers’ cost on sale at Stripling’s.
Read our ad. on the first page of this
Dr. Sam Bradshaw will be in Newnan
on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
For auto hire see A. H. Boone, or
’phone 348 or 378. Service day or night.
For Rent.— The store-room now oc
cupied by E. H. Norris. Apply to P.
Ouv Bemi-annual selling event is now
on. Unloading and mill-end sale.
Mr. C. P. Stephens, of Atlanta, was
shaking hands with his friends here
Be at Stripling’s Saturday morning
at 9 o'clock. That’s when the great
It pays to bring the cash. A visit to
Stripling's next week will show you the
Chas. Murphey has entered River-
dale Academy, near Gainesville, for the
When you want a buggy come to see
us. We will save you money.
M. G. & J. J. Keith.
New Line.—’Phono 81, Johnson Hard
ware Co., for your Alazdas lamps. We
have them at one price.
Bay for cash and you will buy less
goods, and in the windup have more
money. Trade at Boone’s.
Mr. W. H. Gooddy, who has been
quite ill from an attack of la grippe, is
said now to be convalescent.
Wanted. —VJe wish to buy several
hundred bushels of peas, any variety,
for which we will pay the highest mar
ket price. T. B. McRitchio & Co.
Col. R. O. Jones, one of Newnan’s
ablest lawyers, was looking after the
interests of his clients in the City Court
here Tuesday.—Meriwether Vindicator.
We want to reduce our stocks. If
you read our ad. in this issue and see
our prices you will agree that we mean
Lost.—Wednesday afternoon, at or
near union passenger station, a ladies’
pearl brooch, with sapphire center. Re
turn to 134 Wesley street and get re
The Civic League will hold its regu
lar monthly meeting with Mrs. Sam
Banks on Wednesday afternoon next,
at 3 o’clock. A full attendance is
Mr. J. T. Williams, nroprictor of the
Newnan Bottling Works, went to At
lanta yesterday to attend the annual
meeting of the Coca-Cola Bottlers’ As
Ed Hackney has decided not to go to
Florida, and he requests The Herald
and Advertiser to state that he will re
main in Georgia and do some work for
the Orphans’ Home.
For Rent. —Three upstairs rooms in
Hunter building, on Spring street.
Rooms have grates, lights, water and
bath. For particulars apply to J. A.
Hunter, 17 Spring street.
A Carnival of Bargains.—Oar big
store is jammed full of bargains. Come,
attend this great carnival, and feast
on our bargains for the next fifteen
Farmers are beginning to talk about
fertilizers and mules. There are plenty
of mules to be had at the various sales
stables, but fertilizers will not begin to
move for several weeks yet, it is said.
A. N. Wright, a negro youth 17
years of age residing on Pinson street,
shot himself with a pistol Saturday af
ternoon, death resulting a few hours
later. No cause could be assigned by
his family for the act.
Warehouse Notice. — Bring your cot
ton to us and we will store it inside the
house, protected from the weather.
Have plenty of room. Long Place, next
door to Bradley-Bariks Co.
t. B. Me Ritchie & Co.
Remember, the programme at The
Halcyon is the best in motion pictures.
More high-salaried stars, larger stu
dios, and more gorgeous settings are
used to make them than any others.
We get them new, new—just “out of
Lout.—On Christmas Day or the day
following, probably on E Broad street,
a ladies’ gold brooch, round in shape,
with diamond in center and circled by a
number of small pearls. A liberal re
ward if returned to Mrs. E. G. Cole, 82
E. Broad street.
Judge A. D. Frreman, of Newnan,
referee in bankruptcy, was here fciori-
day. — Meriwether Vindicator.
Wood.— An unlimited quantity of
stove wood and cord wood. Call on W.
S. Askew Co. or W. A. Robertson.
Col. W. G. Post, of Newnan, was
here Monday in attendance upon the
City Court. — Meriwether Vindicator.
The greatest values in children’s and
ladies’ raincoats will be on sale all next
We offer in our mill-ends the best 10c.
quality ginghams at 8c.; the Tic. quali
ty at 5c. Boone’s.
Out-of-town People. — It will pay you
to catch the next train to Stripling’s.
You can't afford to miss their great
“America,” at The Halcyon next
Tuesday, will draw the largest crowd to
the city that has been seen for some
Trade is “looking up,’’and our mer
chants are in a more cheerful frame of
mind than they have been for several
Mr. E. H. Pitman lias been appinted
postmaster at Sharpsburg, succeeding
his wife, to whom he was married a
short time ago.
Salesmen and Collectors Wanted.—
Five o- six good men wanted as sales
men and collectors for the Singer Sew-
ipg Machine Co. Experience riot nec
essary. Applicants required to furnish
nond. Write or see It. F. Burford, man
ager, Newnan, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. I. C. McCrory, of Col
lege Park, leave soon for Jacksonville,
Fla., where they will make their home.
— Atlanta Constitution. '
For Sale.— Barred Plymouth Rock
l eggs at $1 for 15.
Mrs. N. E. Bohannon,
R. F. D. No. 4, Newnan, Ga.
F'nr Rent. — Seven-room dwelling, suit
able for two families. Ba'h-room both
upstairs and downstairs. Possession at
once. Apply to Mrs. S. W. Murray.
Four hundred snd eighty-five ladies’
and men’s finest quality pure linen and
swiss handkerchiefs on sale at about
half regular price. Stripling’s.
Why not start now to beautify the
hair by using Parisian Sage, the delight
ful tonic, sold by John R. Cates Drug
Co". One application will make the hair
tluffy and luatrous. There ia nothing
better for dandruff, itching sca'p and
I falling hair.
Heavy cotton sales this v/eek and the
hotter prices obtained have helped all
lines of business. Even the editor has
been cheered by a few payments on
subscription account, and is beginning
to feel that life is worth living after
all, war or no war.
Notice.—Owing to the magnitude of
the feature, “America,” which we will
run Tuesday, The Halcyon will show
the Animated Weekly No. 160 on Mon
day in lieu of the regular Tuesday run.
All who want to see the Animated
Weekly will please take notice.
Coal for Cash. — i am handling
several grades of coal—all good, and
some better than others sell. I shall
be glad to fill orders, and am prepared
to make deliveries promptly. As coal
is cash, don’t forget to send check
with your order. 'Phones 247 and 12(3.
T. F. Shackelford.
For Sale. — I have Poland China-
Berkshire pigs (six weeks old) for de
livery Jan. 30at $6 per pair. Also,“Half-
and-Half” cotton seed at $1.25 per bush
el; “Coweta Prolific” cotton seedat 90c.
per bushel; 10 per cent, discount on 10-
bushel lots. Call or send checks to T. H.
Herring, R. F. D. 4, Newnan, Ga.
To the People of Newnan.—It you
want to see the greatest show of the
day The Halcyon will open at 9:30 a. m.
next Tuesday, so you can see the. show
and return home early. Tnis is an op
portunity you should not miss. Regular
prices, five and ten cents. Everyone
occupying a seat must pay, however.
Mary Bailey, a good old ante-bellum
negro well known to many of our peo
ple, died near town on Wednesday, 13th
inst., from an attack of pneumonia, and
was buried here the following day. She
was a faithful and capable servant, and
had numerous friends among our white
residents, who will learn of her death
with genuine regret.
Mr. Thos. Brown, of Coweta county,
was buried at Ebenezer last Monday,
the funeral exercises being conducted
by Rev. W. J. UeBardeleben. Mr.
Brown was 40 years age, raised in the
county, and was well-known in the
western portion. He leaves a wife and
several children to mourn his death.—
Fayetteville News, 15th inst.
You certainly cannot afford to neglect
catarrh, colds or bronchitis when John
R. Cates Drug Co. sells Hyomei on the
“No-cure-no-pay” plan. It gives quick
and lasting benefit, and is perfectly
harmless -you breathe it.
A 4-room dwelling on Mr. C. H. New
ton's farm, in Panther Creek district,
was destroyed by fire Tuesday night.
The house wus occupied by Mr. Leon
ard Newton and family, who lost u
good portion of their furniture and per
sonal belongings, with no insurance.
The building was uninsured also. It i3
not known how the fire originated.
At the January meeting of the Water
and Light Commission till the old otfi-
cers and heads of departments were re
elected, as follows: H. II. North, chair
man of hourd; W. I. Holmes, secretary;
A. A. l’assolt, superintendent of water
and light plants; D. G. Elder, engineer
in charge of pumping station; J. T.
T. Mayfield, engineer in charge of light
Some Bargains in Groceries. — Granu
lated sugar, 17 lbs. for $ I; tomatoes, two
dozen cans, (one case), for $1 28; oat
meal. 8c. pound: “Snowdrift," 10-lb.
can for 90c.; automatic oil cun, $1.25;
raisins, 7c. pound; 10c. toilet paper, 5c.
roll; Van Camp’s soups, Sc; fancy patent
flour, $1.90 sack; best self rising flour,
$1.90 sack. These prices are strictly
cash. ’Phone 1. Newnan Grocery Co.
Old “Aunt Charlotte,” the aged wife
of Wm. Hunter, colored, died yester
day, after a long illness. For mare
than thirty years her husband has been
a faithful porter at the Virginia House,
and during this long period wo doubt if
he has ever missed a train, unless it he
a late night train. In her humble
sphere his wife was just ns faithful to
her duties, nnd she had many friends
among both races.
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Jurors serving in the City Court this
week are A. M. Fuller, T. F. Addy, J.
W. Spravberry, T. M. Scroggin, C 1.
Stamps, W. J. Scott, W. B. Cook, L.
G. Moore, Amos Wilkinson, W. W. In
gram, W. P. Gearreld, L. E. Wood, J.
W. Ingram, W. H. Amis, F. 1). Shell,
J. J. McElwaney, H. G. Hutchinson, J.
L. McKoy, J. A. Weldon, C. A. Hines,
J. R. Spratlin, J. E. Boone, J. 11.
Keith, W. L. McKoy.
Some Bargains in Groceries. — Granu
lated sugnr,' 17 lbs. for $1; tomatoes,
two dozen cans, (one case), for $1.28;
oatmeal, 8c. pound; “Snowdrift,” 10 lb.
can for 90c.; automatic oil can, $1.25;
raisins, 7c. pound; 10c. toilet paper, 5c.
roll; Van Camp’s soups, 8c.; fnney pat
ent (lour, $1.90 sack; best self-rising
(lour, $1.90 suck. These prices are
strictly amh. 'Phone 1.
Newnun Grocery Co.
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Mules, Mules.—We will have in a
car-load of blue grass Kentucky mules
about Jan. 23. These mules are di
rect. from the blue grass section of
Kentucky, are nil 4 to (3 years old, and
well broken. They are the kind that
will wear a long time and do good ser
vice. If you need mules come in and
look them over. We can suit you.
Hopson & Rankin,
For Rent or Sale.— Eleven and three-
fourths acres of land; 3-room house and
barn; good pasture, running water;
half a mile north of depot on A. lb W.
I\ R. It., at Moreland, Ga. Seven
hundred dollars cash buys it. Write
us for prices on “Vollonweider's
Blend” seed corn and “Cleveland Big
Boll” cotton seed.
liurmonv Grove Seed Farm,
Turin, Ga., It. F. D. 2.
Mr. Jus. E. Culpepper, of Luther
ville, won the second prize in tile cut-
ton belt “Cyanamid” big-crop contest,
which was $100 in gold. The contest
was for the greatest yield per acre in
cotton. Mi-. Culpepper madel539 pounds
of lint on one acre. Hu is one of Meri
wether’s most progressive farmers
and deserves the gold that has come
his way. Jim Culpepper is an all
round good man, besides being a good
Mr. Tom Powell, who has been prac
ticing law in the Philippines for the
past year or so, arrived Tuesday on a
visit to his mother, Mrs. J. S. Powell,
and will spend about a month. Mr.
Powell is Government prosecuting at
torney for the Department of Mindanoa
and Sulu, P. I.. and has made a line
record in the office, which ranks with
that of State’s prosecuting attorney in
this country. He graduated from the
Law Department of the University of
Georgia about two years ago, leaving
for the Philippines shortly after his
graduation, where he has since resided.
Mr. Alvan Potts, who is employed at
the Coweta Cotton Oil Co.’s plant, was
the victim of a Btrious accident yester
day morning, as a result of which ho
will be laid up for some time. One of
his feet got caught in the machinery
operating whut is known as the seed con
veyor, fracturing tho limb jnsL above
the ankle and lacerating the flesh fright
fully. Dr. T. B. Davis was called to at
tend his injuries, and shortly afterwards
he was removed to his home, where he
is said to be resting comfortably Ibis
morning. He is badly hurt, and has
the sympathy of all his friends in his
The exercises at the Library on Tues
day afternoon in observance of Lee’H
birthday were of an unusually interest
ing character, and largely attended.
Col. A. S. York delivered a splendid
address, which woh listened to with
close attention by the large aud,ence,
and he was frequently applauded. Miss
Annie Belle Williams made a lot with
her “Song of Forgotten Heroes,” as
did the chorus of young ladies with
their rendition of “A Medley of South
ern Airs.” The exercises were held
under the auspices of the Daughters of
the Confederacy, being directed by Mis-,
Helen Long, vice-president of the local
Mr. W. H. Banks and wife, of the
Second district, were in lov-ri the first
of the week, and received a warm greet
ing from their many friends. “Uncle
Billy.” as he is familiarly known, is
now 82 years of age and Ins good wife
84. They were married in 1857, and
have made their home in Coweta ever
since. Both are well preserved, and by
their industry and honesty they have
not only prospered, but set an example
of a happy and contented life. “Uncle
Billy” makes a regular hand when there
is work to be done, always has some
thing to sell besides cotton, and pays as
he gees. The old couple have raised a
large family of children —all now grown
to manhood and womanhood, and ari
honor to the county as well as to their
Administratrix Sale of Personal Prop
erty. — By virtue of an order from the
Court of Ordinary of said county will
he sold in the town of Grantville, Cow
eta county, Ga., on Monday, 1st day of
February, 1916, at the late residence of
T. E Z‘liars, deceased, between the le
gal hours of sale, to tho highest and best
bidder, the personal, perishable property
of said deceased, consisting of tho fol
lowing property, to-wit: Household
goods, vehicles, hooks, piano, oats, coal,
cotton seed hulls, and all other person
al, perishable property of said estate
not herein enumerated. Terms of sale
—cash. This Jan. 16, 1916.
Emma Hello Orr,
Adtn’x on estate of T. E. Zellurs, dec’d.
At the annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Grunlvlilo Hosiery Mills,
held on Thursday of last week, direc
tors for the ensuing year were elected
as follows: Glenn Arnold, W. A. Post,
W. (J. Sadler, C. S. Colley, and W. N.
Banks, of Grantville; M. F. Cole and
R. O. Jones, of Newnun; Jack J. Spuld-
ing, of Atlanta. At a subsequent
meeting of the hoard officers of the
company were chosen as follows: W.
N. Banks, president; W. A. Post, vice-
president; Glenn Arnold, treasurer;
Emmett Sewell, secretary; J. F. Branch,
superintendent. The report of President
Banka showed that the mills had had a
prosperous year, und that the outlook
for 1915 promised even better condi
tions. New and improved machinery is
being installed in (lie annex to the main
building, recently completed, andaneat
ollice building lias been erected also. A
semi-annual dividend of 1 per cent, wus
At a meeting of the stockholders of
the Newnun Publishing Co. on Mon
day afternoon last the joint report of
Messrs. D. W. Boone and II. II. Mur
ray, representing the Newnan Publish
ing Co., and Messrs. I. N. Orr, sr.,
and W. C. Wright, representing the
News Publishing Co., in the negotia
tions looking to the merger of the
Newnan News with The Herald and
Advertiser, was submitted and tho
recommendation of the joint committee
favoring consolidation was adopted, the
dotuils of the proposed merger to be
worked out by the directors of the
Newnan Publishing Co. At a subse
quent meeting of tho directors it waR
decided to take over the Newnan News
upon the terms proposed, The News to
suspend publication, and the name ol
The Herald and Advertiser to he
changed to "The Newnan Herald.”
New officers and directors were elected
as follows: Directors— D. W. Boone,
T. Stacy Capers, 1. N. Orr, sr.. II. II.
Murray, and G. E. Parks. Officers—
1). W. I'lnone, president; 1. N. Orr, sr.,
vice-president; G. E. Parks, secretary
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The regular quarterly term of the
City Court convened Monday morning,
with full dockets, both of civil and
criminal cases. Court has been engaged
all the week on tin; criminal docket,
convictions having been secured in the
following cases, viz:
Goober Brewster; selling liquor; ver
dict, of guilty; $159 or twelve months in
Walter Hill; gambling; verdict of
guilty; $50 or ten months in chuingang.
i Jim Watson; adultery; plea of guilty;
$11) or eight months in chuingang.
Ben Brown; selling liquor; verdict of
guilty; $200 or twelve months in chain-
Busier Hunter; concealed weapons;
verdict of guilty; $30 or six months in
Norman Boozer; stabbing; verdict of
guilty; twelve months in chalngiuig.
Colie Tompkins; gambling; plea of
guilty; $50 or ten months in chaingang.
Tollie Bridges; larceny; plea of guil
ty; $50 or twelve months in chuingang.
A. J. Carter; larceny; verdict of
guilty; twelve months in chuingang.
Lewis Sims; gambling; verdict of
guilty; $G0 or twelve months in chain
ing. , ...
Court adjourned tins morning, to
meet again Monday, when the civil
docket will he taken up.
Meeting of Library Trustees.
The newly-elected trustees of the
Carnegie Library Messrs. B. '1'.
Thompson, T. 10, Atkinson, W. C.
Wright. W. C. Kinnard. W. L. St.al-
lingH, Mike Powell and Frank L. Ste
vens- met for organization Monday.
Mr. B. T. Thompson was re-elected
president of the board, (a position he
has filled continuously since the library
was established,) and Mr. Frank L.
Stevens was maria secretary anti treas
urer, The annual report of Mth. Sue
P. Wrighl, librarian, made a fine show
ing for the year just ended, both as to
the number and character of new books
added und the comfortable surplus ac
cumulated with which to make other
purchases and improvements Presi
dent Thompson complimented the re
port, nnd a resolution was subsequently
adopted thanking the librarian and
commending her efficiency. Miss
i Katharine I’owel was elected librarian
' for tiie ensuing year, und will enter
upon her duties the first of next month.
I She is one of Newnan’s most capable
and popular young women, ami her
| qualifications for the position are un
questioned. Her salary wus fixed at.
] $40 per month. Before taking up the
work she will take a Short, course ef
training at the Carnegie Library, At
lanta. Mrs. Wright, the retiring li-
i brariun, has held the position tor the
past seven yours, and has given the
Library a splendid administration.
| Many improvements and additions have
' been made since she assumed the office,
and her record for efficiency, of ex
cellent work accomplished, is one of
which she may justly be proud.
Card of Thanks.
We take this method of expressing
our appreciation to the good ptople of
Turin and vicinity for the many kind
nesses shown us during the sickness
and upon the death of our dear husband
and father. May the Lord richly re
ward each of you.
Mrs. W. J. Austin,
Rev. J. W. Austin,
Mary E. Martin,
Sidney A. Martin.
Mi o-na really does put had stomachs
in order and quickly overcomes indiges
tion, gastritis, heartburn and dyspepsia.
Nothing to pay if not entirely satisfied.
John R. Cates Drug Co.
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A man hasn't very good religion
when he regards Sunday as the longest
and dreariest day in the week.
Laid up yesterday?
What was the trouble?
“Nothing,” you say;
“just a little sore throat.”
And yet you are doing
nothing for it. Well, that
is risky. Don’t you real
ize that the simple sore
throat sometimes devel
ops into the most serious
of troubles if you let it
You ought to use
Nyal’s Sore Throat Rem
edy. It will cure the
soreness of the throat
and lessen the risk you
Nyal’s Sore Throat
Remedy is an antiseptic
form of treatment that
destroys the germs that
cause the trouble.
You gargle your throat
with it occasionally until
you note improvement,
and then increase the in
tervals until the throat
Murray Drug & Bool Co,
H. S. BA NT A
TIIF N/JWNAN JEWELER
The man who shaves,
himself needs numerous
accessories, from blades
to bay rum, and we have
them all here of the finest
In these days of dollar par
ing saving methods a word to
the man who does not shave
himself is most appropriate,
for lie is missing a sure thing
in the shaving line, besides
tile hours of time he is forced
to spend waiting in barber
shops. With the improved
safety razors it is easy to
shave—no danger of cutting
— no bother about stropping
Durham Duplex Ra
Durham Duplex Dem
Durham Domino Ra
The famous Gillette
Razor, #5 and §S6.
Auto Strop Razor, $5.
Every-ready Razor, SI.
Cross-cut Razor, SSI.50.
Extra blades for all ra
i Cates Drag Co,