Coweta County. . i
NEWNAN, GA., FRIDAY. MARCH 24. 1905.
FAVER MONUMENT A880CIAT10N
Friends of the late Hon. S. L.
Faver have organized the “Faver
Monument Association" to take
charge of and expend the money
now being contributed to erect a
monument in memory of the de
ceased. W. L. Stallings has been
named as Secretary of the Asso.
ciation and H. H. and N. L. North
and T. M* Goodrum as Treasurers.
The following gentlemen have
been selected, in the various dis
tricts of the county, to receive
ist, J A Sasser, J A Z Shell;
2nd, L W Bowers, H W Camp;
3rd, J P Camp, J T Brooks; 4th,W
B Martin; 5th, N L North, H H
North, T M Goodrum, 6th, WEE
Martin, W J Wood,7th, R F Eber-
hart; Cedar Creek, EC Palmer;
Panther Creek, J C Sewtli, C P
Sanders; Haralson, W O Herndon;
Turin, Fred Hunter, J B Shell,Sr;
Grantville, Charles M Walker, C
P Clower; Hurricane, B H Dial.
To the above have been added
m. H. Couch in the ist District,
E. m Yeager in Cedar Creek and
Paul Smith in the 7th District.
All contributions will be turned
over to treasurers of the Associa
tion by those appointed to receive
In this connection, The News
reproduces a letter received this
week, accorhpanied by £5 f° r the
“From the News, I learn with
delight that citizens of our coun
ty wish to erect a monument to
the memory of our beloved friend,
Samuel L. Faver. I congratulate
the man who gave the movement
birth and am sure the work will be
an easy task; for if everyone who
has felt the warhith of his out
stretched hand, in good deeds,
kind words and generous charity,
will bring a contribution [however
small] a fitting shaft will soon
mark his resting placQ."
Died, in great peace, Feb. .13,
Mrs. Mary Leigh, beloved wife of
Capt. Thos. Leigh. She was the
sixth child of a family of twelve
born to Mr. and Mrs. James Brew
ster, and nobly did she repay all
For sixty-seven years she bless
ed her family and friends, for
which we thank the Giver of all
good gifts. She was a woman ot
deep convictions, inflexible in her
ideas of justice, and loyal to duty
in the highest sense,
In early life, she united with the
Methodist church, and truly did
she walk in white, clothed upon
with chastity of soul. To sick and
distressed, she was truly an angel
of mercy—no hour being too un-
propitious for her ministrations to
We loved her when we sported
together in the care-free days of
Rev. J. W. McLeod preached at
the Baptist church last Sunday to
a large audience. He will preach
here regularly on the Third Sun
days during the remainder of the
Rev. W. A. Parks, who has been
visiting relatives in South Georgia
for the past two months, returned
home last week. His friends are
glad to see him back.
Mr. J. P. Jones and family, of
Riverside, Coweta, attended serv
ices at the Baptist church here
Mrs. VV. T. Herring, of Banning,
visited friends at this place last
Mr. T. H. Watkins, one of oyr
enterprising farmers, made a busi
ness trip to Newnan last week.
Mr. Charlie Bailey, of Newnan,
visited his family here last Sunday.
Ordinary, J. S. Barron, of Car-
business trip to
6RI8T FROM SUPERIOR COURT MILL DEATH OF MI88 8WE0IE MCC0MB8.
Miss Swedie McCombs, a well
childhood. Together, we drank | rol * ton * made a
life’s ruby wine from the full I Whitesburg Monday
goblet ot happy young maidenhood. | , 1
Within the same year, we pledged P reac hed at New Hope <_ urch,
our nuptial vows, and together near Sharpsburg, last Sunday,
welcomed th* duties, cares and Mr. J. W.Gaines, ot Chtckamau-
privileges of wifehood and mother- Ga " is the newly appointed
hood. Together, we rejoiced in de P ot a B ent “ »«cceed the late P.
the cloudless days of prosperity, A. Boykin, at this place,
and together mourned and con,.; M '»- v - L. Brantley, who has
each other in the gloom of j be<; n quite til for the past month,
Her many friends re-
of her continued ill-
Rev, L. Davenport, of Clem,
DR. TUCKER CLEAR* t OF CRIMINAL
Hogansville, Ga., March 19.—
Dr. J. Mi' Tucker, formerly an At-
lantian, who recently opened
sanitarium at Dublin, and was
some two weeks ago arrested in
Dublin on a warrant sworn out in
Hogansville, charging the doctor
with malpractice, was Saturday
placed on trial in Hogansville be
fore R. A. Utting, justice of the
The prosecutor did not appear
in the case to substantiate the
charges, and the doctor was turned
Dr. Tucker is prominently con
nected with some of the best fam
ilies of Troup county, and has a
ereat many friends in his old home
J. W. Hill, who swore out the
warrant against the doctor, made
an unsuccessful attempt at suicide
a few days before the preliminary
PICNIC APRIL 29TH.
The Methodist Sunday School
is arranging its annual picnic ex
cursion to Atlanta. If train can
be secured they expect to run Sat
urday, April 29th. Due announce
ment will be made later. Messrs.
W. G. Camp and P. T. McCutch-
en will have the superintendency
ot the excursion, which guarantees
its usual success..
Mr. J. T. Stephens was called to
Moreland Tuesday by the death of
his nephew,and while awaiting the
arrival of his train, he was handed
a telegram announcing the expect
ed death of his brother in the west.
—Carrollton Free Press.
forted each other in the gloom of.
affliction and death. The tendrils 1
ot our affection were lastingly en-;
twined. In her shining foot
prints, we will continue to walk,
till we clasp hands, some sweet
day, on Beuiah’s sinless shore.
Her purity, steadfastness and
uniform benevolence are cherished
memories of this mother in Israel.
Whenever duty whispered “Thou
Must," her courageous heart re
plied “I can;" her faith was made
whole with deed.
To give was her delight, and j
hundreds will gladly testify of her
bounteous hospitality. She honor
ed her husband, cherished her
children and was loyalty itself to a
large circle of friends. She was a
tower of strength to her husband
and a foudtain of loving sympathy
to her children, grandchildren and
Three beloved daughters pre
ceded her to the Saint’s Rest, and
she is survived by three children
—Mrs. Thos. Sanders, Mr. Walter
Leigh and Mr. James Leigh. May
the virtues she instilled into their
hearts bear fruit to her praise and
to their salvation. May the
loved little grand-daughter, be
queathed by a dying mother, fill
nobly the gracious sphere of the
The tenderest words of our
language are meet tribute to this
lamented wife, mother, neighbor
Gifted with a comely personality,
she was blessed also with a well-
cultured mind, a hopeful, cheery
disposition, and the genuine
man’s love for her husband, chil
dren, home, church and friends.
Could each charitable, neighborly
deed have been converted into a
flower, she would have slept be
neath a wondrously beautiful
mound of nature’s sweetest
blooms. Such spirits cannot die;
they but pass into larger spheres
of usefulness, and bequeath for
our comfort David’s deathless
strain of Christian triumph—“She |
cannot come to me, b>:t I can go to
is no better,
gret to hear
Major M. D. Watkins visited
Newnan first of the week.
Mrs. D. F. Brewster, of Newnan,
is spending a few days with her
parents in the city.
Prof. E. H. S. Bell, the teacher
of vocal music in Hutchison Col
lege, spent last week with his pa
rents in Paulding county. >
The attendance at Hutchison
College this spring has been the
largest in several years. A public
debate will be given by the young
men of the Demosthenean Society
at an early date. A definite an
nouncement will be made later.
City Marshal Tucker Booth
i had a force of hands at work on
I the streets the past week, who did
j some good work.
Our farmers seem to be the
i busiest folks in the country just
• now. They are fast getting ready
! for the new crop. Labor is very
I scarce in this community. The
cotton acreage will be materially
decreased in this section.
Whitesburg being so favorably
b e ‘ | situated on the nearest and best
route for the new Atlanta and
Birrningham railroad, we are all
confidently expecting the road to
come directly through our town.
Coweta Superior Court adjourn-!
ed last Friday afternoon, after a,
busy term of two weeks. A sum-1
mary of the business transacted
[not previously reported by the
News] is as follows:
State vs Charlie Long, breaking
and entering railroad car; 12
months in chaingang.
State vs Joe Williams, assault
with intent to murder; guilty of
stabbing; $35 fine and costs or 6
months in chaingang.
State vs George Vaughn, simple
larceny; plea of guilty; 8 months
State vs George Vaughn, burg
lary; 4 months in chaingang.
State vs Isaiah Dews, larceny
from house; plea of guilty; £50 and
costs or 6 months in chaingang.
State vs J C Connerly, larceny
after trust; not guilty.
State vs Gene Graham, assault
with intent to murder; 12 months
State vs Nathan Brown, murder;
guilty with recommendation to
mercy; life sentence in peniten
Application for charter for News
Printing Company was granted.
J. M. Terrell, Governor vh An
drew Stephens, principal and W.
H. North, surety, bond forfeiture
in sum ot $100. Scire facias
dered to issue.
known lady of this county, died at
her home in the Third District last
Satuday night, at the age of 38
years. The funeral occurred Sun
day afternoon in the family cemete
ry and was irt charge ot Dr. G. A.
Nunnally, assisted by Judge A. D.
Freeman. The deceased is sur
vived by one brother, Mr. Will Mc
Combs, who has the sympathy of
all of his friends in his bereave
OALLED BACK TO OLD CHARGE.
A number of years ago Rev. 1 J.
B. S. Davis gave up the care ot
New Lebanon Baptist church in
this county to accept a call for
every Sabbath to Baptist church
at Madison, Ga. On last Saturday
Mr.|Davis was again unanimously
elected pastor of New Lebanon
church and on the following day
entered upon his pastoral duties
FLORIDA 8 GREAT DAILY.
The News has received a copy
of thri special 32-page edition of
the Daily Sun, ot Jacksonville,
Florida, issued last Saturday to cel
ebrate the installation of a new
perfecting press. The Sun isgen-
or-1 erally regarded as Florida’s best
: and most interesting newspaper.
State vs Alger Hall, assault
with intent to murder; guilty ot
shooting at another;¥ioo and costs
or 12 months in chaingang.
State vs John Wood and John
Williams, burglary; severance de
manded; John Wood found guilty
and sentenced to pay fine of $75
and costs or serve 12 months in
chaingang. John Williams found
State vs Garfield Clay, assault
with intent to murder; not guilty. ,
J M Terrell, Governor, vs Al- furnish power for the press, which
bert Favers, principal, andj. H.
Mr. P. L. Sutherland, formerly a
well known citizen of Newnan, is
President of the corporation which
owns the Daily Sun and he is its
chief financial backer.
THE NEW8 NEW PRE88.
The News’ new Potter press has
arrived and is now being installed.
It is the best press ever owned by
a Newnan newspaper. A three
horse power gasoline engine will
Hudson and J B Huckleby, sure
ties; bond forfeiture in sum of
$100. Scire facias ordered to is
W S Travis appointed guardian,
ad litem, for person of Sidney
Travis, his son.
W,S Witham vs W T Arnall, T
C, et al,, injunction; hearing con
tinued until May 10, 1905, at La
State vs John Demmons, alias
John Drummonds, assault with in
tent to murder; guilty of shooting
at another; $100 and costs or 12
months in chaingang.
State vs 1 Gus McElwany and
Jack Chappell, assault with intent
to murder; not guilty.
State vs Will Dorsey, assault
with intent to murder; not guilty.
Leila Jones vs E M Jones, di
will probably be used for the first
time in issuing next week’s News.
loved, so sorely mourned.
May the inspiration of her noble
character reconcile us to our great
loss. Time’s grandest work is
gethering such precious treasures
into the Heavenly Garner. The I plaintiff for maintenance of herself
wo- hand of God alone can perfect that! and minor child.
the adjourned term of court
Cause of continuance was the ab
sence of two important witnesses
for the defense.
Jurors drawn for adjourned term
of court, to convene on 4th Mon
day in May, are as follows:
Traverse Jury for May adjourned
W L Brakefield, R Hughes, F
1' Mcaoham, H A Martin, WEE
Martin, E H Norris, J P Jones,
Frank Wilkinson, W W Carrnical,
E L Freeman, G Wynn Smith, W
A Herring, T M Todd, J W Tay
lor, J C Sewell, R E Simms, J T
Holmes, T B Jones, R F Eberhart,
T A Andrews, J R Gable, W J L
Herndon, C J Haynie, T F Brooks,
J C Harris, T T Entrekin, J E
ordered to pay I Ogletree, W B Orr, Jr., C H New-
attorney’s fees and costs of suit, ton, C C McNight, Harry Linch,
and $20 per month alimony to J A Hyde, W F Baggerly, E P
Harrison, A P Bowers, Judson
beautiful character that comes
from a sense of duty,well perform
ed, of effort made and sacrifice
Farewell, dear friend, loyal from
childhood to old age. Sweetened
by adversity and chastened by af
fliction, Heaven is thy well-earned
recompense. May Faith and Hope
clasp hands over thy beloved dust,
and thy honored tomb be strewn
with the forget-me-nots of Love.
D. B. W.
her.” As long as memory survives, I
her name will make sun.mer-time! Miss Ruth Whatley, the art
in our hearts, and her life will be a teacher, has been quite ill for the
cherished inspiration. Sweet be : past several days.—Carrollton Free
her aleep beside the children, so j Press.
j State vs Sam Holland, murder;| Talles Jurors for May adjourned
defendant admitted to bail in sum , term, 1905.
0 f *S00- I A B Copeland, J R McCollum,,
State vs Henry Johnson, mur-jj "I Thurman, P M Lee, C I
der; defendant admitted to bail in j Stamps. T H Carrnical, J A Kemp-
sum ot $300. j son, J E Atkinson, J M Glass, T
Jim Brown vs City of Newnan, | H Grimes, Jr., J R Herring, Smith
certiorari; certiorari dismissed. 1 Brown, T B Banks, F J Flannery,
Wm. Krueger vs City of New- j W R Evans, Sr., Jas. P. Camp, A
nan, certiorarqcertiorari dismissed, j B Cates, W A Brannon, J D Car-
E J Turner, executrix of J T j mical, J L Morris, F. M. Campbell,
Reese, vs W A Turner, mortgage j W H Mashburn, W E Murphy, J
foreclosure; foreclosure ordered. ' H Attaway, J D Johnson^ G E
Tohn Dunbar vs Isaac Carring-1 Croft, C A Gentry,
ton, mortgage foreclosure; fore-! Mrs Beulah Murphy, of Bordon-
closure ordered. j Springs, Ala., is on a visit to her
The case of Luke Hall, charged [sister, Mrs. M. M. Hallutn.—Car-
with murder, was continued until I rollton P'ree Press.,