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NEWNAN, GA., WEDNESDAY. JANUARY l I. 1905.
F. M. Alains
With the Churchea! PRESIDENT
Race for Clerk
Shoots His Wife
At the First Baptist.
Dr. Nunnally ut First Baptist eliurch
discussed last Sunday morning "The
Farmer whoJFailed:’’ and at night ’’The
Telegraph Boy—his Tasks, I'rials and
Troubles.” He gave sharp and incis
ive thrusts at the moral or rather the
OF V.-C. C.
Female Employe of Cotton
Mill was Killed by Her
j immoral futures connected with these
F. M. Alains shot anil killed his cnlliugs iu life. Ho gave warm treat-
wife in East Newnan today at 12 1 uient of these subjects, and his remarks
o’clock were calculated to make men stop and
' L m , ’ . , . , think, and consider the Divine Factor
Mrs. Alams was going home j ti, R tenters into every human problem,
from her work at the Newnan Cot- j Next s un dav morning his theme will
Cives Strong Letter on Cot
ton Situation and Advises
Reduction in Acreage.
Richmond, Va., Jan. 3, 1905.
Mr. F. B. Dancy, Mgr. Georgia
Sales Division, Atlanta,Ga.,
The Treasurer of this Company
ton Mills, and as she neared home j be “Tlie Useful Girl,” and at night, is having so many requests to ex
saw her husband with a shot-gun 1 “The Worthy Boy.” Old people, ns well tenc i t h c no tes of some of our cus-
and started to run. As she did!™ young, will be benofittcd by these t0 niers and patrons, who have not j
so Alams discharged a load 0 f , diseouises. j finished paying their bills,and who
heavy shot into her hip, She, ' desire to hold their cotton—stat- 1
never recovered from the shock, At t e e is urc . j n g that they believe they will get
and died an hour or so afterward. 1 Bcv. J. R. King was absent from Ins . more t * or t h e cotton l a ter on—that
Narrows Io Two
Hubbard and Willcoxon Re
tiro, Jones and Turner to
Run Race to Finish.
Col. YV. S. Hubbard and Mr. J.
W. Willcoxon have retired from
the race for Clerk of Coweta Supe
rior Cou't and the race is now be
tv^een Messrs. Lynch Turner and
At the Methodist Church.
Rev. J. R. King was absent from his
. | the Methodist church Sunday, I ‘77 , ~ T . ’j » .
on up town, and J blH , a mlled to Warrenton tout- this Company has concluded to is
threatened to shoot anybody who tend the funeral of his brother-in-law, I sue a general letter on the subject,
touched him, but was promptly Mr. Leo Gallnher. as follows:
vanquished by the police and Rev.W. J. Cotter preached at the 11 i tl the case of any farmer or
rdaced in iail. < o'clock hour, uurl Rev. F. G. Hughes in merc hant who may be owing your
* n , the evening, both forceful sermons. 1 . . , . ,
Alams rented the gun at Popes |w Sn)) J ttV 8chool in the morning ! division money, and who has cot
hardware store under pretense of wns (l ugely attended, amt the young
going hunting. He was fined by people’s missionary society in the af
ternoon was also nil occasion of active
interest unci Christian entertainment.
The meeting of the Epworth League
on Sunday afternoon at I! o'clock was a
i consecration meeting for the new year
List of New Books Received
at Carnegie Library,
“A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia,' i
Amanda M. Douglas.
“Calumet K,” Merrvin Webster.
“Japan, An Interpretation," Lnfendio
"Life of Walter Scott," T. O. Lock-'
"The Pitt," Frank Norris
"Tlie Conqueror,” Gertrude Atherton.
"The Divine Comedy," Dante.
"In the Pnlnoe of the King," F. Mar
"Tlie Horse-Leech’s Daughter,” M. ;
"The Lion’s Whelp," Amelia K. Barr.
“Tlie Luck of Roaring Cutup,” Bret 1 J, H. Jones. Announcement of
* Inrt e. Col. Hubbard’s retirement was
"The Call of the Wild," Jack Loudon. . , .. . c , . .
"The Life of Goethe," James Sime. niade the latter part of last week
"Every Inch a King," J. C. Sawyer ! Mr. N illcoxon’s statement to
"Roweny in Boston,” Maria L. Pool, the same effect was made Mon
"Letters from a Son to a Self-tniule day.
Father." C. K. Merrinmn. | w hi | e Mr Willcoxon is out of
"A little Girl in Old New York," A. , , , . . .
, 1 the race for Clerk, it ts announced
“Modern Italian Poets," W. D. How-! fhat be will be Mr.T. urnes s deputy,
ells. : in the event of that gentleman’s
"Senator North," Gertrude Atherton, election. The business of this of
—“ fice, Mr. Turner states, has grown
profit derived from growing cotton to such proportions, and is incrcas
ing so rapidly, that he thinks it
advisable to have an assistant in
the office, if he is called upon to
fill the position; and so he will
ton which he desires tc hold, you | is not so much the price of cotton
are at liberty to extend his non* j as the cost at which the crop has
for him for six months from Jan. been grown. Mules and horses are
1 st, with interest at the rate of (5 high—much higher than a few
per cent, per annum, provided he years ago- and the price of farm j tender the position of deputy clerk
will deposit in any reliable ware- labor is high and scarce. There- to Mr. Willcoxon. The county
Mayor Burdett some weeks ago,
but sentence was suspended on a
promise to leave town and not re
turn. „ .
Mrs. Alams was an industrious 1 y|j.. p McOutchen declined vo-bIgo- house sufficient cotton to pay the foie e\ery acre cultivated ia '.ins a will have 110 additional expense to
woman, and leaves two young \ tion ns president, and the following pro- j no t e , and will turn over to you \ large expenditure. It costs more
children, a boy and a girl.
At Virginia Hotel.
Here for the Purpose of In
teresting Newnan People
in tlie Oil Field Towns—
Comes Here From Arkan
sas. 18 Oil Wells Now
Being Successfully Operat
ed ; 820 Others Being
tlolent officers worn ohosen: R. O.Jones, • ware housc receipts for same. You to cultivate an acre of land grow-
president; D. l . Mang.it, J lls 'J vut are authorized to pay the insurance! ing a quarter of a bale of cotton
President: Miss Ethel Arnold, Second , , , • • , , r
Vice President: Miss Daisy Peddy, on said cotton and make no charge than one growing a bale, in the
Third Vice President; 0. A. Fain, Sec
retary; Goodrich White, Treasurer.
The devotional meetings will occur
evt-rv Sunday afternoon nt :5 o’clock,and
bear on account of the deputy
cleik, Mr. Turner also states, as
his remuneration will come from
the proceeds of the office, all of
against your customer tor this i latter instance the plant soon which would otherwise pass into
it enii ! grows up and shades the land and j the clerk’s hands.
We do not pretend to offer ad-j consequently the grass does not The race for clerk is an interest-
vice to our customers to hold cot- ! grow so rapidly or luxuriantly, ing one and will doubtless be hot-
fourth Friday 0^1^^each month!' ton, but we do intend to offer them \ The cheapest item that can he i ly contested until the polls close on
thenext to occur at the home of Mr. T.' every facility and accommodation used in the production of cotton next Saturday. All qualified
is commercial fertilizers, used j white voters should go to the polls
liberally. With a lioeral applica- and express their preference for
tion of fertilizers the farmer can 1 a man to fill this office. The
grow a bale of cotton where he has News hopes a heavy vote will be
heretofore grown a half a bale,and cast in the primary,
cost of mules
J. W. Woodard, of Hot
Springs, Ark., is in the city
stopping at the Virginia ILo-
- tel, and Mr. Woodard is rep
resenting' the Frisco Lot A r
Land Co., which company is
opening up three new towns
in the oil fields of northeast
Oklahoma. While here he
will offer to the business peo
ple of Newnan a limited
number of lots at the uni
form price of $30 each, in 3
payments, on a guaranteed
proposition, in which your
money is refunded if any
misrepresentations are made.
Free transportation to all
You can see Mr. Woodard
at the Virginia House, where
he will take pleasure in ex
plaining proposition. He
will only he here for a few
days ; so don 't fail to see him
at Virginia Hotel, Room No.
E. Atkinson on Friday evening. Janu- j n our power to hold their cotton,
nry -27th, at s o'clock,just after the close jf j n their good judgment it is best.
of the regular Friday evening 1,11 tin K ; Whatever inures to the benefit
of the Sunduv school teachers. . , • 1 , • ..
The first Quarterly Conference of of the agricultural classes in the
Newman charge will be held Friday j South is to our benefit; our inter-
night, Jan, 18th, in the room on seoond j e8 t is identical with theirs. We i do it with the same
floor of Goodrum Building. Rev. B. P. are more closely and intimately and labor, and the additional
Allen, Presiding Elder, will ; "*ac h at j connec t ec j with the cotton growers ! quantity of seed will more than
of the South than any dozen other pay for the extra amount cf fer-
1 concerns combined. They are our | tilizers used. Therefore encour-
I customers in the purchase of fer- j age your customers to reduce their All O m ot)rs llll( i directors of this hank
i tilizers and we are their customers acreage and to increase the amount! wore re-elected at the annual meet
Committees of “* l ®,'“ j n the purchase of cotton seed, j of commercial fertilizers per acre, 1 mg
We both sell and buy of them and believing, as we do, that this is the ™ey««
this church next Sunday mori.ng and |
Pastor King will preach at night.
Io Increase Church Attendance.
ter, P F. Cuttiuo, H. O.
Atkinson, M. F. (’ole, P
B. T. Thompson.
Annill, T. E.
I'HHSl' NATIONAL HANK
_ , , of the stockholders and directors
each of tlie city
Central Baptist ohunjli last Sunday af- ■ »»v. uwlw *>,-»• "“.1 “| *’ ' . President, 0. C. Parrott; Vlce-Presi
ternoon to consider methods for incrcas- deal in every cotton growing coun-| way, and the only way, to raise ; R w Preeiimn . < j tl sliinr, H. H.
ing church attendance. After thorough [y trom J exas to Virginia. There-: cheap cotton. | North; Assistant Cashier, N. E. Powell,
discussion it was determined to refer the lore ^ an y t hing that will improve The South must continue to, Directors: C. O. Parrott, H. II. North,
Uirough f the ,h oommi , tter^ l ™i 1 S | the agricultural conditions or help | produce around eleven million I R- W. Freeman, J. A. Hunter, Dr. A.
them in the meeting, and tlie attention the farmer must necessarily bene-; bales of cotton, or she will hnd, in
of the churches will probably be directed fit us, and, it holding their cotton a year or two, the balance of the
to this matter at an early date. ! w jH be a benefit to them, it is our ; world competing with her in grow-
Other farm products, aside from
cotton, appear to us to be selling 1 limited quantity
at very full values, and we believe Wishing for you a
j it would be wise in the farmers to
In addition to the laymen 111 attend- j ^j re t0 a j c j them in this as far as
ance, Revs. J. S. Hardaway and G. A.'
Nunnally were present nt this confer
ence. Revs. C. O’N. Martindale and J.
R. King were not present, being absent
from the city.
The salient facts brought out in the
meeting were these: , . , c
While the attendance of church mem- sell any of their other surplus farm
hers and noil-members at all of tlie products which would materially
churches is gratifyiugly large, and a h| them in holding their cotton,
while Newnan churches compare favor- j a j gQ are p £ 0 pj n i 0n that
ilLIv with those of any city iu the State , . , .
amy wiui inuBo . j the acreage last year devoted to
in the size oi congregations, there ate, 0 /
many persons (ctiurcli members and cotton was too large, and that it
others) who are not regular attendants | never could have been cultivated
at church. It is the desire of the pas- j j n a normal season. The good
tors and their people that these persons j weat b er during the spring en-
should attend chore.*BervioM mgutarly; , lh farme rs to cultivate
and this meeting was held for the pur- . , . ,
pose of devising means to interest these I every acre they planted; conse-
people in church attemiance and church ; quently the tremendous big crop
work. of this year. As, ordinarily, it
The question of taking a rehgious wou ] ( ] impossible to cultivate
census of N^ewnan was discussed at tins
census nev such an enormous acreage, we be-
meeting, and it is probable that a work . . ° ’
of that nature will be undertaken at an lieve it would be wise in them this
early date. , year to materially decrease the
— acreage. If it was decreased 10
Opera Festival at the Crand Opera p er cent, it would mean a reduc-
Mouse, Atlanta, ca. 1 tion of more than a million bales
wM e s?MUi w roSu“tr^%i^keto P im-1 next year, even if the crop should
tBthSVanwf?It s^?iT r .terfowandVn h e e - yield R? much per acre as it does
:*.i v.. ■/-. ../.../I f/, ru d 11 V fill.ft Vt 1IJ If. ^ ^ | g y ^j.
ing the staple, and our foreign:
market largely supplied from j
sources that now produce but a i
Cured his Mother of Rheumatism.
"My mother has been a sufferer for
many yt'ars from Rheumatism,"says W.
H. Howard, of Husband, Pennsylvana.
"At times she was nimble to move at all
while at all times walking wbh painful
I presented her with a bottle of Cham
berlain's Pain Balm and after a few ap
plications she decided it was the most
wondenful pain reliever she had ever Jolllul ... . ....
tried, iu fact, site is never withont it ! third fare. »oo<l to rvturii day foliowiuK
now and is at all times able to walk. A11 This, iiraud Operas 7.ohen
occasional application of Pain Balm -Trcvutorv" “Carmen" ami • Othello"
keeps away the pain she was formerly 1 The last tv.-o given on th<- lvh. »<-•« <iaii> tm-
troubled with.” For sale by Holt A Ai.|.iy to ticket ag-ut fo: •-< at - hed-
Cates. i uk*
prosperous New Year, and also
tor our customers and patrons, I
am, Yours truly,
S. T. Morgan, President,
Virginia-Carolina Chemicil Co.
Annual Bank Meetings.
NEWNAN BANKING GO.
The Newnan. Banking Co. held its
annual meeting Monday, finding the
bank in its usual splendid condition,
with surplus and undivided profits ag
gregating some 4>4.'),000, and deposits
ranging during the past few months
from $150,000 to $170,000.
Mr. J. H. Pendergrast, who had been
the bank’s efficient and popular cashier
for the past several years, declined re-
election on account of his health. Mr.
T. M. Goodrum was chosen cashier, and
in hiH new capacity will demonstrate
more fully the splendid business acumen
0. Pease, Mike Powell, Gordon Leo.
The annual report of the hank’s ofli-
cers showed that the institution is iu a
most prosperous condition and that its
business during the past year was highly
satisfactory. A guarantee of its-future
Hueoesss is the fact that the old and
tried officers and directors will continue
to manage tlie bank's affairs.
GoWETA NATIONAL BANK.
Animal meeting of stockholders and
directors of this bank occurred Tuesday.
All the old offloers and directors were
re-elected as follows:
R. H. Hardaway, President; W. (J.
McBride, Vice-President; N. L. North,
Cashier; Fred MoSwain, Assistant Cash
Directors: R. H. Hardaway, W. O.
McBride, J, A. Hunter, Mike Powell,
H. 0. Glover. M. (Jr. Keith, T. J. Jones,
H. A. Hall.
The business of the bank was found to
be in splendid condition Tlie year 1904
was a very prosperous one and the out
look for 1905 is entirely satisfactory.
The re-election of the old officers and
directors , who have rendered the hank
such faithful service, will give general
satisfaction among the stockholders and
patrons of the institution.
Stomach Troublesand Constipation
Chamberlain's Stomaoli and Liver
which has characterized his admlnistra-1 Ta iq ets lin . thebe9 t thing for stomach
tion as assistant cashier. Mr. f. ,J. , troubles and constipation I have ever
Fisher was eleoted assistant cashier. ( -old,” says J. R. Cullman, a druggist of
Col. B. T. Thompson, who has man- 1 Potferville, Midi. They are easy to take
; . , , . ..... ... and always give satisfaction. I tell mv
i aged the business with such ei: ■ t oaH mmer:stotrythemandifiiotsati8fao-
success, was again ohosen president, and : mrv to come back and get their money,
er wants is to make his cotton at 0 | d board of directors was re-elected hut have never hod a complaint." For
the lowest possible cost. The j a8 follows: R. D. Cole, Sr., J. A. Hull- suit-by Holt & Cates.
It strikes us that what the farm-.