THE NEWNAN NEWS.
Issued Every Friday.
J. T. FAIN, Editor and Publisher
SUBSCRIPTION RATE. $100 PER YEAR.
ures, it in bnliwved he can make a
showing that will win.
Comparative figures of receipts
at this postoffico show that there
has been a remarkable increase in
IT 18 UP TO YOU
Miss Magpie Crain continues -very
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Amis, of Newnan,
’Phone No. 20.
Of T ILE I'P-STAIRS IN THE WILCOKON BL 06
NIWS ItlfRS SIXTH YUR.
Now, fellow farmers. we want to in
dulge in a little plain talk. It is almost
time for action. Within the next twO|
weeks, the weather permitting, the visiting in our community this
business during the past few years, major part of the cotton to be planted j
„. aCB ft r rnwr-A MIIITTV For the fiscal year ending March j this year, in this section, will have been | Prayer meeting will be held at Monnt
1 '♦>] lhfi7 the receipts amounted tu j planted. Alter that time talk is out of j 0 ftrrne i n ext Sunday afternoon at three
i-.Vno-ift Ib„ v«r ondim> rder You will have sown the seed.and | 0 ' clock .
The farmers are wanting Euushine
now. so that they may get their cotton
Miss Lena Hutchens spent Saturday
night ami Sunday with her sister, Mrs.
E. L. McKoy.
Miss Emma Stephens, of Franklin. ]
who hae been taking music under Prof.
Johnson, visited home folks Sunday.
Quarterly meeting was held at Mount
Carmel Saturday and Sunday. Fine
sermons were preached both days to
good congregations by Rev. B. P. Allen.
“Uncle Parks” wn'ialso present Sunday.
We were very much shocked to hear
of the death of Miss Susie Gibson, which
occurred Monday from that dread dis
ease. comriraption. The remains were J
I ,hh1 week s JRBUC of the News
wiih number 52. With this issue
the News enters its sixth yeur.
Having survived js-rilH incident to
a voyage upon the sea of jour
nal ism for five years, tile News
1 eginH its sixt h year with all suiIh
set, and bowling along before a
slid I reey.e <d jtopular approval
and merited success which bide
fair to reduce the perils <d the re
mainder of its vovuge to a mini
Having been at the helm of 1 lie
Nows tor such a short time, the
present editor is not qualified to
speak authoritatively of it?
past., of which he has only t he gen
eral knowledge glean' d by a cas
ual perusal of its columns during
the past year or two. However,
lm can speak with certain knowl
edge of its present and can pre
dict., with some degree ot certain
ly, in reference to its future.
'I'lu' News has lived long enough
to establish itself us one of the
fixtures of the future in Coweta
count y. It is here to he reckoned
with in years to come. It lias
been identified with the energy,
progress and development of tins
city and county; and its present
editor and publisher dbes not in
tend that it shull he a less impor
tant. iactor, along these lines, m
$4,i .U..><i. For tin >‘ ar ,u( ‘“e a jj depend upou your action whether
March dl, J'lOo, the receipts | von j.p (l p remunerative harvest, or a
amounted o $10,184.44. The j whirlwind of low prices that will sweep
quarterly receipts for the years you again into poverty and want. Your
named were as follows: i that * on lM " e P 1 ^ 1 ;
ed a full acreage of corn and other loocl
April 1 to June 30, 18‘.ih, $1,114 13.July ^ (;r0 j W y 0ur ,.spense account for these ar-
1 to Sept. 3<), 1800, $1,1M» 36; Oct. 1 , ticlen has been low. Y on have also ob-
Deo. 31,1800, $1,216,32; Jati. I to March Bervw j tfiat when you have done this,
31. Ifcln, $1,874 6b; 1 otal for, tour ^ T i mt the cotton crop has not exceeded
quarters, $4,702 30.
April I toJnuo 30,1004,$2,012 0G;July
1 »o Bejit. 30, 1004, $2,420 08; Oct. I to
Dec. 3J, 1004,$2,84083; Jan. 1 to March
31, 1006, $2,846 88; tatal for the four
quarters fl0,J34 44.
ten nnd a half million hales. You will
also remember that yon have been re
ceiving in the. neighborhood of ten cents
for your cotton when the crop was not
in csctes of ten million lialesi Now.
you should know all this without furtli-
There* has been a steady increase j ,-r argument. It makes no difference
in postoflicc receipts each year I what any one tells you,you should know
since 1807; showing that Newnan
that, experience is your best teacher.
^ ou know that lust'ty repeats its>«ll., interred in Elim cemetery on Wednes-j
The same force, surrounded by the same , d(tJ , Her fRmi | y aU( i friends have our j
circumstances that won the battle 01 ( heartfelt sympathy.
tVe were very sorry to hear of the
has enjoyed a gradual, constant,
solid growth, This growth is go
ing on nt presold, mid will con- Waterloo will win other battles, and so
tinU»*; and it is believed t hose it goes the world over and so history
facts will have groat weight with w ‘ 11 continue to repeat itself
officials of tho post office depart
ment when presented for their
consideration by Congressman
Will you ever learn wisdom by ex
perience': Last spring cotton went up
above 16 cents the pound when it was
all out of the farmers’ hands. The
s|H*cnlative pnee in the speculators
Further figures in reference to | hands, cotton went up far above its real
. ... i nul | value. You bit at the bait—swallowed
the business ot the postofheeshow 1
1 the hook, hue, pole and all and went to
that during the year ending March j work ftU( j planted every briar patch and
81, 1906, the number of registered 0 ld fie dge field in cotton. Result.: Cot-
letters dispatched by the Newnan I tou dropped in price one liuudred per
office was 1,180, anti the number cent, aud you are the sucker. Can any
received nnd delivered was l.oHO.
During the same period there were
issued ti,125 money orders, of the
value of $28,506.71, and 2,787
were puid, valued at $25,207.05.
death of Joe Lime (whose illness we
mentioned last week), which occurred
Saturday morning. The remains were
carried to Centralhatchee, Carroll
county. Wc extend our deepest sym
pathy to his bereaved wife and friends, j
The News wants more corres
pondents. New ones are appear
ing in our columns every week,but
business on earth stand such loss? Are
you going to retreat the folly of last
All ore invited to the Memorial exer
cises at the Turin M E church on the
afternoon of April 20, nt 3 o’clock
The Improvement club of Turin has
had two soldiers’ graves inclosed and |
marked. This club has put forth its
year? Do you insist on being the hot- j best efforts to find some relative or in-
tom dog in the fight instead of the cor
ner-stone of prosperity? Do you wish
to leave to your children, as a heritage,
your worn out. farm with all its worn-
out. hills and gullies, tnmbled-dowu
hauses and nukept door yards and ex-
pect them to keep your grave green
when you are under t lie sod? If so, you
will be disappointed. Wake up, now.
terested party to give [information con
ceming the birth and regiment of these j
soldiers. Their names are J T Linden j
aud A O Sloan, from East Tennessee.
Any information will be gladly received, j
Following are the names of the sol
diers buried at Tranquil cemetery: \
Patrick carruical, William Hunter, j
Richard Hunter, Tom Hunter, James
11m future than it lias in the past. 1 several places in the county are
In fact, the News’ influence and still unrepresented. The News
importance will increase as its wants a correspondent at each of
business expands and its circula- these places. We expect, to cover
un ,| «" confidently the county with a force of report- Mutable laws of supply and demand, ery. Ben dark, John G Summers, J x
’’ 1 . ... ,. ,, x- , 1 The hankers encourage von to make i Linden aud A O Bhaw.
j ers who will secure for the News , „ ' rm |
I each week every new
and see yourselves as the world looks j Hnuter, Wiley Herring. Albert Martin, 1
upou yon. A giant in strength and an | Fred Page. Tom Shell, Rufus Shell, i
imbecile in performance,if yon continue I William Summers, W H Addy, W Sj
to disregard the effect of the plain and ' Bniley. John McCullough. Frank Drew- ;
<i xpert it will become a iiiue,, | e, j your farm self-sustaining. The careful,
greater factor for g.ioil in the each week every news item | merchant tenches yon the lesson of not j
county than it lut-- been during | importance. Tim correspondent w over stocking your market on any ouo !
the years (it its early struggles. j pnz grows in interest. | line of goods. The, ministers pray for)
I( js 1 lm firm purpose of the All the correspondents are
edit.nrnt tlie News to make it a ing to win the prizes. Th
newspaper for all the people. | will welcome others who wish t
No personal likes or dislikes, putty
REVIVAL MEETINGS AT FIRST
siriv- you and ask onr Creator to watch over
News I y° a and keep you from going astray.
jealousy or spite, will enter into
tho conduct ot this paper under
his management. All the people
of Newnan an<l t’oweta county will
receive trank, courteous, honor
able front moot in tlm columns ot
the paper and in personal contact
with its editor. Wo propt
Revival meetings at. the First Baptist
Even the lawyer sympathizes with yon. I church are attracting overflowing andi-
But neither the Heavens, nor the earth, jences and deep interest is manifested by
join its force ol reporters and “ii-, n0 r the regions below can prevail with j people of all denominations. Rev J J
! t,.]- \ fij H contest. some of yon and stop you and save you j Porter, ol Joplin, Missouri, is doing the
from yourselves. ! preaching: aud the music is in charge pi
If you don’t heed the lesson now 1 Prof S T Snow, of Savunuah.
taught, never again ask for pity or dr- The first of the week several preach-
tv person sis good treat- i
moot as they are capable of ap
preciating. Those persons who
have soured on the world, or the
News, who are narrow of mind,
The News learns from its farmer
friends t hat t he corn acreage in
t’oweta this year will break the
record. This is not t rue of every
community in 1 he county, but it is
true of the county as a whole.
Much fertilizer is being used for
corn this season; which fact ex
plains why fertilizer sales have
clare your harden too hard to bear.
Never again let your plaintive voice
be heard in lamentation over the ruin
you have brought on yourselves. Put
your own shoulder to the wheel if you
may expect to succeed, for there is no
power on earth that, can stay your hand
except your own will jHiwer.
You have now on hand something like
three million hales ol' surplus cotton and
been so large. The News believes j (h e price is about 73j> cents. Another
.there will be a substantial redue- j such croj ns you grew last year and you I prominent singers and music teachers
prejudiced, and incapable ot ap-: ( j on ,,f t lie* cotton acreage in Cow- i will have five to six millions of surplus. [and i e making the singing one of the best
ers were, present and some strong ser
mons wore delivered by Rev J S Wor- 1
rell, D D, of Louisville, Ky. Rev H R I
Bernard, D D. of Atlanta, and Rev K H ;
Rhodes, of Palmetto Later in the week j
Rev Mr Porter arrived and he is assist
ing Dr Nunnaily in continuing the ser-1
vices He speaks with earnestness and 1
power and excellent results will doubt- j
less follow his consecrated efforts
Prof. Snow is oue of the South's most j
The remarks of Editor Small,
predating frank, friendly and
honest.dealing, (it them be su< ^ j fertilizer used l'or cotton,
in Coweta county) will be given a i
wide berth by this paper nnd its
editor. We can make far better
use of our time than to let it run
to waste in the hopeless effort to
placate such folks or increase tlie
width of their omniums between
To the fair minded, intelligent
ami public,spirited citizens id Cow
eta county, the News extends
greetings on the fifth anniversary
ot its birth, with the assurance
that its health is good, its future
bright, and its determination to
serve them is unshaken.
ta this year ami of the amount ol\* oU ^es not take a professor of mathe-1 features of the services.
matics to tell that cotton will again sell ! — ^__
forlive cents a pound. With every- 1
thing the farmer buys selling at top |
notch and extra labor beyond his reach,
becimrn apparent by crit
ical Inspection or by com
parison with other f*n
menu costing $10 to
MO more. They arc urr
cqualcd In make, style
and wearing qualtrica.
1 how deep will lie be in debt next fall
if t he Brunswick Journal, do not j when cotton brings five cents?
NI»NAN M*Y Gil mil DtlIVlR>.
The showing made by the New-
nan post office during the fiscal
year ending March 81, 1905, may
imtitle this city to free mail de
livery. Congressman Adamson
will use his influence with the‘sight of the need tor more regi-
uuthoritios in Washington City to 1 deuces. People just ket ji on corn-
secure free delivery for Newnan; ing this way. Homes must bt-
*4uid, backed by tin tacts and tig* provid'd for them.
burden the mi min* of a great num
ber of Georgians. Bam is a unique
dispenser ol words, a picturesque
slinger of slang. His writings
amuse, but only occasionally con
vince. Many people laugh over
his sayings; but few—very few—
are willing to follow his leader
ship in politics.
Anvway, Judge A. D. Freeman s
article advocating u change in
Georgias primary system, has
stirred up the newspapers and
politicians. Some men ot both
classes advocate a change and
som* are opposed to a change.
Newnan citizens should not lose
This problem we leave for the farmer
to solve.—Rome Tribune.
Judge Dunne, Democratic may
or-elect of Chicago, is the father
of ten children, the eldest being
only 17 years of age; but he has
not yet received a congratulatory
telegram from President Roose
The Florida Legislature is after
the vagrants. Can any person
name the last resting place oi
Georgia’s vagrancy law?
The man who wants to profit by
wrong doing is never at a loss for
**1 remember,” said an old naval offi
cer, "bearing of an incident on hoard
of n ship which was commanded by a
religious captain who would not allow
the mute to use profane language or
violence toward the crew nnd where
the work aud diselpllue were carried on
more liy moral suasion than by force,
with the result that things went very
slowly. The men did not Jump to the
braces or ropes, aud the general work
of the ship was Blow.
"While at anchor one day in the har
bor of ltio two of the sailors, leaning
over the rail, were watching work go
ing on on hoard of another ship an
chored close to them, where the oppo
site system prevailed. The air on that
ship was lurid with the language of the
mate, aud the men were treated with
n violence that was far from necessary,
but the work went on quickly. The
sails were furled anil the yards braced
in a smart and seamanlike manner.
As they listened to the sulphurous or
ders of the mate oue of the sailors on
the good ship remarked sententiously
to the other:
“ ‘Bill, d’ye see now what it is we
The railers against fashion
Are two kinds—
Those who would like to
But don’t know how,
Who are frankly too lazy
The first named
Have our pity.
Tne man who is too lazy
To defer to good form
Need not be considered.
On his shoulder
And the one sided pucker
Of his cravat
Mark a zebra.
P'ashion has an
In the scheme of things.
It refines customs,
Promotes all the social graces,
Guides its followers upward.
Fashion cannot unaided
Turn out a gentleman
In the best sense,
But it does help mightily
It makes a man
And that’s the first step
Toward having his fellow-men
April 17th, 18th and 19th
Are the dates
Of our Opening,
With an inspection.
The lateness of season
Odd suit and
At considerable reduction.
want aboard here?
encouragement! 1 ”
We want a little
Men who would scorn to cheat
in business have no hesitancy in i world than many of those whom people
There are m greater wretches in tt»: I
.cheating in politics.
1 in genera! Ink* to be happy. -Seneca.
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