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NEWNAN, GA., FRIDAY. APRIL 14. 1905.
Judge R. W. Freeman came
over from Carrollton last Satur*
day, where he is presiding in Car-
roll Superior Court, and on Satur-
dey afternoon re-sentenced Greely j
Phillips to be hanged, the date I the young people very pleasantly
named for the execution being j Monday evening.
nr. J. D. Carmical is very ill.
Leonard, the little son of W. N.
Walthall, is convalescent.
Lucile, the little daughter of J.
E. Walthall, is quite sick.
Miss Fannie Haynie entertained
Memorial Day Exercises
A crowd of some size, composed
of both white people and negroes,
assembled in the court house to
hear sentence of death again pro
nounced upon the negro murderer.
In making his statement, before
sentence was pronounced, Phillips
made a few remarks in low tones,
most of his words being unintel
ligible to most of the audience.
The gist of his statement was to
the effect that liquor caused all of
his trouble, and he warned his race
against tailing into vicious habits
and against the demon of drink.
His manner was composed and he
did not exhibit a trace of excite
Rev. I. S, Caldwell will preach
at Strickland Town Sunday after
Mrs. Jim Young and Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Walthall visited relatives at
Lone Oak the latter part of last
The saw mill of J. T. Chestnut
and T. B. North keeps busy sup
plying lumber for the surrounding
W. B. Chestnut, R.E. Baxley, A.
R. and J. H. Young went to At
lanta Tuesday to stand civil service
Miss Julia Carmical is at home
for a while. She is now a trained
view of his impending nurse, a graduate of the Roman
Catholic Hospital, New Orleans,
The annual Memorial exercises
in memory of the Confederate dead
will be held at the Auditorium in
Newnan, Georgia, on the 26th,
inst., at 2 o’clock p. m., under the
auspices of the Daughters of the
Confederacy. It has been forty
years since the gallant Confeder
ate soldiers laid down their arms
at Appomattox, and twenty years
since the Confederate monument
was erected at Newnan, and it is
•desired that on the 26th, inst., a
general re-union of of all ex-Con-
federate soldiers of Coweta county
and surrounding country be held at
Newnan, and that the day be given
over to social intercourse and pay
ing tribute to our Confederate
Six cavalry companies, from
this county, originally commanded
by Captains W. W. Thomas,
Henry A. North, J. D. Simms,
Dr. R. L. Y. Long, james H.Gra
ham and John Strickland, enlisted
in the Confederate service,and the
surviving officers and men of these
companies and all ex-Confederate
soldiers of this county and section
are urgently requested to be pres
ent on the day named, and the
survivors of the Cavalry Compa
nies will please come mounted.
There will be a meeting of the
old soldiers at the Court House at
10 o’clock a. m., at which short ad
dresses will be made, and at 20-
clock p. m. all will be expected to
attend the regular Memorial ex
ercises; and after these exercises,
a parade composed of the survivers
of the Cavalry Companies named
and others will be formed and:
march to the Confederate ceme-!
tery, the members of the Cavalry
Companies being mounted
Several of our people attended
services at the Methodist church
at Moreland last Sunday, our pas
tor, Rev. I. S. Caldwell, being
We have a flourishing school;!
with Rev. I.S. Cildwell and Prof. J.
T. Hamilton in charge of the lit
erary department and Miss Isla Mae
Cocke as music teacher.
Rev. Ira S. Caldwell and Mrs.
Caldwell and little son, Erskine,
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Chestnut and
Mr. J. T. Weldon, attended the
Presbytery at Doraville the latter
part of last week.
The farmers of the community
are anxious to plant the fleecy sta
ple, although some of them fear
that it will bring only five cents
this fall. A few have planted a
little cotton and most
have planted some corn,
them have reduced their cotton
acreage and fertilizers.
Memorial Day, April 26th, will
be fittingly celebrated in this city.
The Daughters of the Confedera
cy have the matter in charge, as
sisted by a committee of ex-Con
federate Veterans, composed of
W. W. Thomas, A. C- North, T.
W. Powel, J. T, Holmes, R . T.
Carpenter and J. L. Brown.
A notice from Commander John
B, Goodwyn, printed elsewhere
in this week’s News, outlines the
order of the exercises for the day.
Hon. J. Q. Nolan, of McDonough,
one of Georgia’s most talented ora
tors, has been seleced to deliver
the Memorial address aud the
Fifth Regiment Band, of Atlanta,
will furnish music for the occasion.
Program of exercises to be con
ducted at Auditorium, beginning
at 2:30, p. m., is as follows:
Prayer—Dr. James Stacy.
Introduction of Speaker—Hon.
H. A. Hall.
Address—Hon, J. Q. Nolan,
Delivery of Crosses of Honor.
Benediction by Chaplain—Rev.
W. J. Cotter.
Mr. John Askew was on our
streets last Thursday.
Mr. B. H. Glass made a business
trip to Griffin Wednesday.
Raymond Sullivan, of Senoia,
was in our town Wednesday on
J. D. Arnold has been spending
a few days with Rev. W. A. Davis,
Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Hardy are
entertaining a little girl visitor at
R. A. Wood and J. R. Brown
made a flying trip to Newnan last
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wood will
move into their new home
Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Worth vis
ited relatives in Senoia last Satur
day and Sunday.
Charlie Watts, who has been
sick for some time with consump
tion, died last Saturday.
Dr. and Mrs. Merrill, of Turin,
spent Monday in this place, the
guests of Mrs. Ben Bridges.
HEARD COUNTY MEN RECEIVE
Governor Terrell yesterday paid
a reward of $150 to W. H. Hen
drix and J. E. Littlefield, of Heard
county, for the arrest of Tom
Davis, who was charged with the
murder of Jonah Wood. Davis
has been tried, convicted and sen
tenced to life imprisonment in the
ODD FELL0W8 AT 8EN0IA
The District Meeting of Odd
Fellows was held here last Mon
day. The occasion proved to he h
most pleasant and profitable one,
not only to the Odd Fellows them
selves, but to all those who at
tended the public exercises.
The meetings were presided over
by Judge W. 0. Hodnett, I). IX G,
M., of Carrollton. At 11 o'clock
a. m., a large crowd assembled at,
the Institute hall, where an ad
dress of welcome was delivered by
Rev. W. A. Davis,of Senoia Lodgo.
This was responded to most olo-
| qiiHiit.lv by Col. \V. R. Campbell,
The recital given at Turin Acad-, of LaOrange. Col. W. M. Glass,
Order of Procession,
Col. George H, Carmical,
| shal of the day,
I Bugle Taps.
Knights of Phythias.
Veterans on Horseback.
Daughters of Confederacy.
W. C, T. U Organization.
FIRE IN CARROLLTON.
Carrollton, Ga., April 11.—Be
tween 9 and 10 o’clock last night
the residence of Hon. John R.
Adamson, cashier of the Carroll
ton Bank was destroyed by fire.
While Mr. Adamson was hurriedly
removing some articles of clothing
from the burning building a double
barrel shot gun was accidently dis
charged, the whole contents p
Crosses of Honor will be deliv
ered to the following named vet
of them | erans during the exorcises at Aud-
R. B. Perkins,
W, L. Robertson,
C. N. Baker,
W. H. Osburn,
J. H. Chapman,
J. C. Jordan,
C. m. Speer,
J. N. Austin.
omy last Friday night was very
1 much enjoyed by all present,
i Mrs. S. W. Glass returned home
, last Friday, alter a week’s stay
: with her sister, Mrs. Roy Askew,
From the way farmers are haul
ing out guano, it doesn't seem
that they are going to reduce the
Miss Florence McDonald re
turned home last Saturday from
Fairburn, where she had been
teaching a music class.
Mrs. Marion Letcher, who has
been the guest of her mother for
some time, expects to leave for
1 her home in Washington, D. C.,
1 next week.
YOUNG MAN L08T HAND IN PLANER.
Bob Jones, a young man about
15 or 16 years of age, employed in
the wood-working department of
ss-jthe Cole Mfg. Co., got his left
ing through his right ankle and hand caught in the machinery of a
almost tearing his foot from his j planer last Monday afternoon. It
.eg. Drs. Hallum and Fitts ampu-' was terribly mashed and amputa-
tated the foot. j tion was found necessary. Drs. T.
It is estimated that the loss to'J- Jones and T. S. Bailey removed
the house is about g2,ooo,
perhaps $ 1,200 insurance,
household goods were all removed j
with ; the injured member, amputating it
The j just above the wrist joint.
Young Jones is a grandson of
Miss Mamie Davies, our depot
agent, has been sick this week.
Mrs. Vita Cox, of Senoia, visit
ed her mother, Monday and Tues
Charlie Moses, of Atlanta, spent
Saturday and Sunday with home-
Will Harris, of Farmdale, spent
Sunday with the family of Judson
Mr. Gus Ilaynie visited his sick
father, near Lutherville Saturday
M rs. Judson Harris left Tuesday
to visit in Atlanta the remainder
of the week.
Mrs. J. B. Walker was quite
sick last week, but glad to report
her better now.
of Newnan, was then called upon,
and delivered a most interesting
A public barbecue was served at
p m, which was partaken of and
greatly enjoyed by a large num
ber of tile friends of this noblo
The day's exercises wore brought
to a close by a secret session in
the lodge room at night, when
several degrees were conferred,
lion J L Bass, of Rome, one of
the mostdistinguished Past Grand
Musters in the state, was present
and just before the barbecue was
served, delivered a very fine talk
upon the Rebokah branch of the
order Judge It T Daniel, Grand
Representative, of Griffin, was
present in the evening and assisted
in the work of theevening session.
Villa Rica, Ga., April 11.—The
Atlanta Presbytery convened here
today and was opened with a sermon
by the retiring moderator, Rev. C.
O’N. Martindale, of Newnan, Ga.,
from Phil, third chapter, twelfth
verse, “Not as though I had al
ready attained, either were already
perfect, but I follow after, if that I
may apprehend that for which also
I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.”
Hon. Milton A Candler, of De
catur, was elected moderator of the
A party of surveyors are select
ing a route between Greenville
from the building, but badly dam- Mr. •1.1. Nolan, a well known res-jnoia witli Mr. Abe Carmical.
Mrs. Jennie Hardy and daugh- an( J Newnan for the extension of
ter, Mamie, spent Tuesday in Se-
aged in removing.
Mr. Adamson is a nephew of
Col. George H. Carmical of theCongressman W. C. Adamson.
7th Ga. Regt. will be officer of the
day. Let all attend these exer
cises and make the day what it
ALLUMS REFU8ED NEW HEARING
Motion for a new trial in the Al-
John B. Goodwyn, Commander,: i ums caS e was heard by Judge
Camp 1161, U. C. V.
J. L. Brown, Adjutant
Freeman, in Carrollton, last Mon
day evening. Attorneys Robert
Orr and J. L. Jones appeared for
Allums and argued motion for a
ident of the city. He is a worthy j Mr and Mrs . n ob Hunter, from
young man and his dire misfortune j lbe coun try, visited their sister,
is greatiy regretted by his friends.
He is said to be resting fairly well
since the surgical operation was
performed, and it is believed he
will recover from the effects of the
accident in due time.
NEWNAN BOY WIN8 H0N0R8.
Miss Mary Hunter, Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Abe Young, of
near Newnan, spent Sunday with
their sister, Mrs. Maggie Gay.
the Central. With guage widened
and track extended to Newnan,
Greenville would be greatly bene-
fitted.—Wood Jerry letter in Griffin
News and Sun.
Buford Copeland, who is attend-
Judge Freeman refused ing Mercer University, is one of
1 Colonel Henry Fisher, of New-
; nan, was among the arrivals in the
■ city yesterday, and during the day
The men here who held their mingled freely with his friends in
cotton from last fall and would not al) sections 0 f the city.—Tuesday’s
take 8 and 9 cents are now selling; (j onst it U ti 0n .
at 7 1-2 cents. I
Miss Norma Jones, a student of Judge Adamson made a ringing,
Monro College, at Forsyth, spent 1 stirring speech last Tuesday, and
Dr. J. W. Taylor, ot Luthers-
ville, was in the city yesterday enj new trial. „ _ _
route to Macon to attend a meet-; to grant Allums another hearing the four college freternity speak-1 th' 3 wee ' < at ^ er P a " | everybody was proud of our Con
r gressman—LaGrange Graphic.
ers for the June commencement.
ing of the executive committee of j in the Superior Court.
the Georgia Masonic Home. He 1 Allums’attorneys say they will The place was won in a sharp con-
is greatly pleased with the fine new carry his case before the Supreme test where mental acumen was
home, which cost abuut $20,000, Court, and if they fail there, will the basis of merit. Mr. Copeland’s Messrs. Ed Dominick’s and Edgar | filled the pulpit of the First Meth-
and is a credit to the Masons of attempt to have his sentence com- many friends will learn of his sue- Pitts’stores, getting some money j odist church Sunday morning. ~
rents, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Jones.
Saturday night during the heavy '
rain some fearless thief broke in.
Rev. J. W. Cotter, of Newnan,
this State.—Griffin News and Sun.: muted to life imprisonment.
i cess with feelings of deep pride. ! and dry goods.