The Newnan weekly news. (Newnan, Ga.) 189?-1906, February 08, 1905, Image 1

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, • ./ - J I 1 t Ox JVcwnan ^dcchlv JVewe VOL. V. NEWNAN, GA., WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 8. 1905. NO. 44 Planters Don On Death ol Fiffhtini? Clothes, Dr. Wel Iborn Wyatt Saxon Shot Fred Martin Two Thieves Landed in Jail The farmers of Coweta have Columbus, Ga., February I — While scuffling over a 32-calibre donned their fighting clothes and I Dr. A. R. Well born.aged 83 years, revolver last Monday afternoon, jumped into the cotton fight to j father of Mrs. John Blackmar,died Wyatt Saxon shot Fred Martin, win. The Cotton Growers’ Asso- at his daughter's home this morn- the ball entering the latter’s hip. ciation held a meeting in the court ^ ing. He Was born in Wilkes coun- Both are well known boys of the house last Tuesday and there was j ty, Georgia, being a son of Abner | city. The wound is painful, but a large attendance of enthusiastic | Wellborn. He graduated at the ; not serious. A physician was cotton planters and business men. | medical college in New York in j called and extracted the ball from Mr. W. A. Brannon’s plan for re-j 1845 and located in Newnan, prac-l the boy’s hip. ducing cotton acreage and holding j ticing medicine with Dr. Calhoun, j cotton for ten cents was endorsed In 1852 he married Miss Georgia j COWETA COUNTY CITIZEN WILL by the meeting; and it is also pro-1 Ann Ray, a daughter of Judge i HOLD 100 BALE8 COTTON, posed to reduce the consumption John Ray, of Newnan. In 1864 he | A, Brannon, well known of guano 25 per cent. Committees | moved to Clinch county, Georgia, ] f aim er and merchant,of Moreland, were appointed to canvass each where he had large farming inter- j (j 0 weta County, comes forward district in the county and secure written pledges of the kind sug gested by Mr. Brannon. These The good work of Newnan’s ef ficient police force has landed two notorious negro thieves in jail during the past week. George Vaughan was caught last Friday night by Policeman Shackleford and Fincannon, and Charlie Long was captured last Wednesday night by Chief Brewster and Po liceman Shackleford. Monument to Hon. 8. L. Faver Some of the friends of the late Hon. S. L. Faver have started a movement to raise a fund for the erection of a handsome monument over the last resting place of the remains of that most worthy gen tlemen. Sam Faver, as he was fa miliarly anci affectionately spoken of throughout Coweta county, was committees are as follows: 1st District—M. H. Couch, Ed Sasser, Emmett Freeman. 2nd—H. Young, W. A. Bran- nan, J. W. Hairston. jrd—j.p. Bohanon, J. L. Lane, J. T. Brooks. 4th—Edgar Meriwether. W. L. Crowder, J. B. Strong. ] from 1879 to I896, and since then 5th~R. I*. Davis, W. A. Potts, j had resided in Columbus.—Atlanta ests. He was surgeon for a re g'-j with a feasible plan bv which the ment ot state troops during a por- j f armers 0 f the South can hold two tion of the civil war. In 1847 he million bales of cotton until Octo- was elected Clerk of the Superior ij 0r next and j nsure the reduction Court of Coweta County without j 0 f acreage by 25 per cent, as solicitation. In 1877 th e death of 'agreed upon at New Orleans, his wife occu r red. When 16 years' 1 one of the best and most deserved- Long is charged with breaking' ly popular citizens the county has open and robbing freight cars on 1 ever had. He was the friend and the Central Railroad, at or near I servant of all; and probablv per- the Coweta Fertilizer Co’s plant, formed more deeds of kindness, more acts of courtesy and contrib uted more time and personal effort to helping his fellow citizens than of age Dr. Wellborn joined the Baptist church and was a faithful and active member of the church all his life. He resided in Atlanta He is an cxconvict and well known bad negro. After his capture two hams, eight pairs of shoes and five bolts of sheeting, all stolen goods, j any man who has ever been a rcsi- were recovered. ■ dent of the county. Vaughan stole a pistol belong- San. Faver had thousands of ing to Dr. Thomos Cole and was 1 friends in this and adjoining coun- Mr. Brannon proposes to make I arre9ted for this act ’ and in his | ties, and they desire to do honor to The Journal the medium through j possession was f ou r Hl an overcoat his memory. So this movement which the farmers of the South shall pledge themselves to reduce! cdot * ies | and suit case containing a suit of j has been started ; and it is hoped These had been stolen 1 that every person who mourns the W. A. Herring. 6th—W. B. North, G. E. Parks, George Wynn, J. Y. McDonald. 7th—N. W. Collinsworth, Orrin Crawford, R. N. Winkles. Cedar Creek—L. M. McGhee, T. M. Sewell, L. P. Glass. Panther Creek—A. B. Hyde, J. P. Jones, C. T. Sewell. Hurricane—B. H. Dial, W. J. Amis, T. C. Dixon. Grantville—S. E. Leigh, L. W. Bohannon, T. M. Zellars. Turin—Fred Hunter.J. B. Shell, J. M. Strickland. Haralson—W. O. Herndon,Lon Gray, G. P. Hodnett. Constitution. from a conductor on Railroad. the Central M MEMORY OF 8AMUEL LUMPKIN FAVER. Adopted by Newuan Lodge, F. & A.M., No 60. . Whereas, In the mysterious workings of the Supreme Architect of the Uni verse, He lias seen fit to call from labor to refreshment, the spirit of our dearly beloved friend and brothor, Samuel Lumpkin Faver and, Whereas, We meekly and humbly bow to the mandate? whioh calls our brother from a world of sorrow and of pain, to the brighter realms of bliss eternal, ou whose shores the everlasting sunshine of eternal day is radiated from the face of Him who sitteth upon the throne, nnd who is the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge above. In the death of Bro. Faver the county has lost a faithful and efficient public officer; the community and city a citi zen whose life has been one of self-sacri fice and of loyalty to his friends and neighbors; his family fireside the loving, dutiful husband, and doting and in dulgent father; and this, his lodge, lias lost one of its most beloved and unsel fish members. Bro. Faver was lmppy, indeed, in his domestic relations; devoted, bind and companionable; warm in his affections, constant in his friendships. His friends were numbered by the scores and hundreds, and all that knew him, felt that lie had their interests at heart, and loved and cherished him as a friend tried and true. He was a man distinctively of the peoole; he knew their way of living, their lines of thought, their wants and desires; and his greatest pleasure was to help somebody ;Jto make their lives more comfortable, to benefit them, to lessen their burdens, to lighten their cares. He was exceedingly courteous and affable to all. and the grace of his manner was such that he always received the same considerate treatment that he extended to others. During the long weary months of sick ness and suffering he was always cheer ful, and no one ever heard him com plain of his lot. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. In writing the News to have postoffice address changed, sub scribers will please give old post- office address, and number of route, if they get paper by free de livery. Attention to this little matter will save the News’ mailing clerk mnch annoyance. It works this way: A subscriber writes, “Please change John Blank’s News to Moreland." He fails to give his former address, and the mailing clerk will have to go through a list of hundreds of names [in type] to find “John Blank’s’’ narpe at his old address. In asking to have the ,News changed, “John Blank” should use this form: Change John Blank’s News from Grantville (give the number of route, if received by free de livery) to Moreland; giving num ber of route again, if received in that way. Due attention to this matter,by subscribers, will greatly facilitate the changing of po3toffice address es and will help the mailing clerk in the News office to make quick and correct changes. 4t their cotton acreage and to hold a certain number of bales until Oc tober next. He has himself sign-; — — ed a pledge before a notary public. GREELY PHILLIPS GET8 INDEFINITE The plan proposed by Mr. Bran non and inaugurated .by him today with his signed pledge, in which he agrees to hold 100 bales of cot ton until next October, and to cut down his cotton acreage 25 per cent., will strike the farmers of the south as a most feasible one, and thousands will no doubt take advantage of it, The Journal free ly offers its columns to the farm ers and will act as a clearing house through which they may absolutely control the situation and dictate the price of the great southern crop. Mr. Brannon has blazed the way and the farmers of the South who have expressed their unmis takable determination to hold the present crop and reduce the acre age, wilf follow him at once.—At lanta Sunday Journal. RESPITE. Greely Phillips will not hang Friday and it is not probable that death of Sam Faver, and wishes to honor the memory of this man who was the friend of humanity, will contribute a small amount to this monument fund. Men, wom en and children may contribute any amount from one cent up. The News has not been asked lie will hang soon. Greely s case J l0 nanic an y custodian of this fund, is hung up on a legal snag and, in ( but it suggests that contributions be turned over to the officials of and knew that the summons to oross the dafk river might come at any hour, But death had no terrors for him, and he looked forward calmly and serenely to the life beyond. A deep religious conviction sustained him ns the last; hour approached, and he feared no evil as he drew uepr the val ley of the shadow of death. The pathetic devotion of his family j with it during his long affliction was the fittest reward for his own generous solicitude as a loving, devoted father and husband. We deem it a special privilege to con tribute a modest leaf of laurel to his memory. Therefore, Be it Resolved, that this lodge adopt the foregoing as a memorial of respect for our deceased brother;that a page on the minutes of this .lodge be dedicated to his memory, and that a copy of this tribute be sent to the fam ily of the deceased, and copies be furn ished the Newnan papers and to the Se- noia Enterprise—with the reqiyist that the same be published. W.C, Wright, L. A. Perdue, J. L. Brown, Committee, THE WEATHER. The memory of the oldest in habitant runneth not back to a time when the Weather Man gave this section such a rough, raw, icy chunk of weather as he handed out last Saturday, Sunday and Mon day; and the brar.d we’ve been getting since Monday is but little improved. In fact, at this writing, [Wednesday afternoon] it seems that we are to have a repetition of Saturday and Sunday’s freeze and : that the face of Nature will again the meantime, Greely will hang on to the “brittle thread of lite,” or ' words to that effect. Greelv’s new lease on life is the] result of the efforts of his attorney, j A. H. Freeman, and the le 6 al pro cedure necessary in the accom plishment of his purpose was some what like this: Application for writ of habeas corpus was made to Judge R. W. Freeman. Application was deni ed and Phillips excepted to the or der refusing the writ; the conten tion being that Phillips’ trial at March term, 1904, of Superior Court was illegal, on the ground that three of the grand jurors who signed the indictment against him were disqualified. After the bill of exception was signed, Judge Freeman granted a supercedeas until 1 he case can be finally dis posed of by the Supreme Court. In this manner Phillips’ life will be prolonged for an indefinite period, and nobody is now able to name the exact date of his execu tion—if it ever occurs at all. Douson I O. P. Handers of Roscoe, has been ! under the treatment of Dr. .1 Coweta county and these gentle men can take such steps as they deem advisable in caring for the funds until a sufficient amount for the object in view has been col lected. Presbyterian Church. Prayer meeting on Thursday at 7.00 P. M., at the Court House. Also Sabbath School at 9:45 A. M., on Sunday. No preaching on Sabbath in view of the Pastor’s absence that day at Turin. be covered with ice by Thursday j under the treatment of Dr. J. R. Hew morning. j ell. of Carrollton, for the pa,-it few days There was more ice in Newnan i for rheumatism, and Coweta County Sunday and Our R. F. I), carrier, Mr. J K. Jack- son, has .been carrying the mail over Monday than was ever seen berfore., , t in ( .t e< . r i rnonfcliH tvnrl Inst Monday was holidays too slick The trees were weighted down the first day lie missed, except and broken branches al-: and Sundays. The roads wen most blockaded some of the ,or ,lim Monday. . . 1 r, On account of the sleet we did not streets acid county roads. Damage u , . J , have Sunday sphoo! last Sunday. to timber and fruit trees is great, \y,. [ eam that Hon. L. M. Farmer will j The only place in Newnan you can He clung tenaciously to lite as long as j g et - pure leaf lard is at Newuan Market possible, he understood his condition 1 & Go’s 3fc some fine shade trees in the city being almost ruined. DEATH OF MR8. JENNIE TH0MP80N. Mrs. Jennie Thompson, who died at her home in the Sixth District last week, was one of Coweta county’s oldest and most respected women. She was 84 years of age, and is survived by live children and other relatives. Her chil dren are R. P. Thompson, EsqT, and Mrs. W. H. Smith, of this county; Mrs. Fannie Collins, of Macon; Messrs. D. 3. and 3. H. Thompson, of Texas. Turin Arthur Bailey, of Cordele, oatno up to bo present at the Bailey-Askew mar riage and returned home last Friday. Mrs. F. P. Hunter spent a few days last week with her parents,Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter, noar Newnan. There was no school Monday on ac count of the cold weather. The Reading Olnb and The Woman's Glub met at the school house last Friday afternoon for the purpose of uniting the two us one. No artist can paint a piotpre so beati- ful ns nature made two or three days lost week. Miss Minnie Hunter, of White Oak, ' visited Mrs. Jennie Hardy last week. Mrs. Fred Martin is spending several j weeks with her homo folks at Luthers- i vtllo. Miss Daisy Couch, of LutherHvillo, is . visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Martini I Martin. <fur people-are. talking of havinga hank 1 before long. Hurrah for our little busi- 1 uess-liko town! Mr. Nick Martin went toHenoiaTues day to buy a horse. Mr. (ins Hayriie is very sick with pneumonia. deliver an address m the interest of Sun day school work at Macedonia, Feb. I!(, ] atlfP. M. Let everybody come and The La , heg < Auxil)ttry Hoard of the hear what tie lias to say. Oaruegia Library held its first ineet- Mr. and Mrs. Jackson are now j ^ for the y( . ar thiH week and elected the following officers: Mrs. Michael Powell, Ohairmau; Miss Jennie Burpee, Hecretary. Messrs. W. A. Brannon, J. W. Hairs- living in the Methodist parsonage at Sargent, which was recently vacated by Rev. Mr. Meacham nnd family who moved to Newnan. A negro woman living ou Mr. O. T. Sewell’s plautation left .her two little - i° u and A. H. Young have issued a call. children at home last Snnday afternoon a jd the clothing of the smallest one (3 years of age) caught fire and it was badly b mod. It died Monday morning, For Sale—Three registered Jersey cows, with young calves. Calves sub ject to registration. Will sell reason- able. Newnan Market & Ice Co. '-ft. Worris Co. Newnan Market & Ice Co. < Special prices to merchantsou stuffed a id unstuffed sausage. (Jut of town trade solicited. Brokers for Nelson to the farmers of the Second District to m6et on the 11th, inst., at Moreland in stead of Young’s Tan Yard, to dismiss the cotton situation. Mr. C. H. Graham, of the firm of Bailey and Graham, New York, who has been spending the past ter. days in Newnan among the -octon 1,avers,left Tuesday for South Georgia.