of Coweta County.
Che JVewran <fleekl)> jScws
of Coweta Count)'.
NEWNAN, GA., FRIDAY. JUNE 2, 1905.
Read the Advertisements in The News and Trade with its Advertisers.
\ News From All Over the County j
I gathered by our own correspondents ===———— *
Miss Oneta Askew, who has
F-en away at school in La Grange
all the year, returned home last
week on account of sickness. She
has greatly improved since coming
J. W. Franck, whose home is at
Hannah, in Douglas county, was
in Whitesburg last week on busi
Messrs, .lohn Ingram and C. C.
Story, of Coweta county, attended
preaching at the Methodist church
here last Sunday.
Several from this place went
over to Newnan last Saturday
Mrs. Marion Richards and
daughter, Miss Leila, of Newnan,
visited the former’s sister, Mrs. T.
T. Bradley, near town, this week.
Mrs. Bradley continues in very ill
Messrs. J. H. Lipscomb and J.
S. Moore, two of our leading sing
ers, went over to Newnan Sunday
to a singing.
carried to Whitesburg
morning and buried.
Mr. Charles Moore and
Atkinson. She has peti-1 Handy when he feels like joining j Tuegllay morning and was buried
noble and altogether worthy, Mrs.
tioned Gov. Terrell for the posi
tion of State Librarian. Now,
Mrs. Atkinson being not only a
very live woman, but a highly
educated lady, with all the qualifi
cations necessary for such a posi
tion, I, with all Carroll County,
come cheerfully, willingly and
very earnestly to her assistance,
and humbly request the Governor
to give her the appointment.
Now, we should all be interested
as to who shall be our next gov
ernor. Of course we want a good
man, who is competent and wor
thy. If we take into consideration
the man who is most capable, in
every sense of the word; who has
done most for, and shown his sym
pathy for all classes of citizens,
one in whom we could all feel
proud, knowing the high esteem in
which he is held all over the Unit
ed States, we do not hesitate to
mention the Hon. Clark Howell.
The Atlanta Constitution, of which
he is editor, has always taken sides
with the people, and against the
mosphere is full of the sentiment
for Clark Howell for governor of
Georgia and it is no longer a ques- Mr. Charles Moore and Miss Ida
tion of whether he is going to car-, Bryant Were united in marriage
ry Coweta, but how big his major- Hast Sunday afternoon. Rev. j.1C
ity is going to be. We hope to ! n, Taylor perforated.the ceremony,
have the county practically solid j Mrs vVill Hogah, Formerly of
for him, and will be glad to extend j thjs placei tliec j in Texas, and her
the right hand of fellowship to! bocly was brought to'Newnan last
Monday Rev. J. B. S. Davis’ Expori
ence With a Trespasser
Hon. Hamilton Hogan has been p 0 jjjj ca | ring, and other oppressive
quite sick tor several days. His measures; though our brother cor-
many friends hope for his early respontlent| at Handy, to the
G. A. Hogan, of Carrollton,came
down this week to see his father,
who is quite sick.
Prof. E. H. S. Bell attended the
in with 11s.
The many friends of Miss Mim
Chandler are glad to welcome her
home, after a protracted visit to
her sister, Mrs. L. Stephens, at
Mrs. M. D. Thurmond and
daughter, Miss Minnie Lee, of
Rock Spring, passed through Ked
ron last Wednesday, en route to
It is very gratifying to the
friends of MissTix Banks to know
she has sufficiently recovered from
her recent illness to spend several
days last week with her sister,Mrs.
Misses Mollie and Willie May
Bagwell, Janie May and Maude
Phillips and Messrs. Geo. Wingo,
Leverett Jenkins, Will Phillips
and Will West, of McCollum; Eci
Moon and Ollie Waltom, of Turin,
were in Kedron Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Donegan and
children spent last Sunday with
Mrs. Donegan’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. R. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hammett
were in Newnan last Saturday and
Misses Rosa Lee Hammock and
Irene Todd visited Mrs - . George L.
Peavy at Newnan last Saturday.
Mr. .1. McClure returned home
last Sunday afternoon, after a
couple of weeks with relatives and
friends in Carroll. Hb visited his
daughter, Mrs. Frank Whittle, who
lives at the bid homestead, near
Mr. and Mrs. Bishop have two
children who have been quite sick
thtf past week.
Our annual singing was well at
tended last Sunday afternoon, con
Rev. J. B. S. Davis had an ex
citing experience last Sunday af
ternoon, at his home just east of
the city, with a wandering Italian,
who gave his name afterward as
The Italian was driving through
the country in a two-horse wagon,
in which were his wife and six
small children, lie stopped at Mr.
Davis’ place and began to help
himself to some cherries, growing
near the road. Mr. Davis went out
to the road and ordered him to
move on. The Italian cursed
him repeatedly, struck him once
with his whip, drew a pistol and
threatened to kill him, and also
threatened to blow up Mr. Davis’
home with dynamite.
Finally, Mr. Davis left the
ing Miss Raiford Snead aS Princi
pal, with the hearty endorsement
of hor entire corps of teachers,
consisting of Misses Witt Mose
ley, Gertrude Hollis and Myrtis
Sanders, in literary department,
and Miss Dorothy Scott, in music.
CITY COURT JUR0R8.
sidering the circumstances. Ow- frenzied man and went to the
ing to the illness of grandmother
Cassel, who lived next door to the
church, we had to carry the sing
ing to an empty room over in the
new part of town. We had Profs.
Lipscomb and Moore with us from
Whitesburg, and they are both fine
Mrs. Mack Brooks has been quite
feeble for several days, but is some
Mr. Adieus South, from Atlanta,
and Miss Pearl Smith, from Chat
tahoochee, spent last Sunday in
singing in Newnan last Sunday.
He upon whom all mankind is
dependent for the real staff of
physical life, is now indeed a very
busy individual. In fact he is the 1
albumen of our existence—a real
necessity. His absence from town
these days is very conspicuousjbut
the corn patches and numerous
broad cotton fields are receiving
the benefit of his presence. The
seasons of sunshine and rain have
been very favorable to this part of
the country—the rains have not
been so frequent nor so heavy as
in other places. Corn and cotton
are looking well, having received
We regret that sickness pre- j
vented us sending in the news
from here last week; and, hence,
replying to the very extraordinary
communication of Handy. It is
not my intention to burden the
readers of this valuable paper with
a controversy over the approach
ing nomination tor governor of
Georgia. Mr. Howell, as is true
of all the other candidates, is fully
able to take care of himself and
Handy seeks to make it appear
that Clark Howell was the bitter
est enemy Gov. Atkinson had in
the State; that through his paper
he abused him and made attacks
upon him by stretching facts and
Mrs. T. C. Betterton, of Griffin, making figures and did all he could
is expected to arrive in the city j honorably and otherwise to com-
Monday, and will spend several pass his defeat. It is true that
days with her father’s family, Rev.! Mr. Howell, in the Atkinson-
W. A. Parks. , Evans campaign, threw the influ-
Miss Flugenia Watkins, who has ence of his paper to Gen. Evans,
but we deny the charge that any
thing went into its columns that a
most honorable political opponent
could not and would not have
used to further the interest of his
been at La Grange F'emale College
the past year, is expected home
the latter part of this week.
Mrs. J. O. Moore left today for
Carrollton, where she goes to
spend a few days with relatives.
Another meeting of the Odd
Fellows will be held here this af- W ere true, why is it as members of
ternoon [Wednesday] for the pur- t he legislature they stood together
pose of more fully completing the on a q important matters passed by
candidate. We deny, too, that; cr ent Sunday.
Mr. Howell was the bitterest
enemy of Gov. Atkinson. If it
Mr. and Mrs. W. S, Summers,
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Dial, Monroe
Tally and Davis Reese visited the
family of Rev. F\ J. Amis Sunday.
After spending a week in Turin,
Misses Ximena Strong and Fannie
and Maude McKoy have returned
Misses Alice and Willie McKoy
visited T. C. Dickson’s family
Ralph Dial and sister, Miss Nan
nie Sue, visited Miss Emmie Wit
Miss Janie Amis is visiting rela
tives in Hogansville.
Mr. and Mrs. Harnp Kidd visited
the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
C. T. Witcher, Sunday.
Rev. F. J. Amis filled his regu
lar appointment at Providence Sat
urday and Sunday.
Jess Reese, of Handy, visited
the family of J. C. Newman Sun-
Allen Crane made a trip to Sar-
Miss Lotis Hendricks, one
Hogansville’s most charming
young ladies, has been the popular
guest of Miss Gibson Orr.
(Juite a number of Corinthians
are attending commencement in
Hogansville this week.
Mrs. D. C. Gentry and daughter,
Miss Nina, visited Mr. and Mrs. J.
m. Dunbar, of Newnan, Saturday
Miss Ida Bruce left Saturday for
a few weeks stay in the mountains
of North Georgia.
We are sorry to note the serious
illness of Mrs. m. J. Wisdom.
Mr. W. W. Wisdom and wife, of
LaGrange, are here in attendance
on their sick mother.
Mrs. Bettie Sims, of Alabama, is
visiting the families of Mr. A. '/.
Ware and Mrs. A. V. Orr.
Mrs. J. T. Armstrong, of Ho
gansville, is visiting her daughter,
Nrs. R. T. Hogan.
James, the little son of Dr. and
Mrs. L. B. Webb, is quite sick.
house of a neighbor to procure as
sistance. Seeing this, the Italian
urged his horses into a gallop and
disappeared down the road. A
warrant was immediately secured
for the Italian,and he was followed
and arrested by Bailiff Smith. He
was found at a late hour Sunday
afternoon, about 3 1-2 miles from
Mr. Davis' home, and was brought
to Newnan and lodged in jail.
The Italian’s trial before .lustice
A. H. Bohanan, Monday morning,
was an interesting affair. He
claimed to be a traveling photo
grapher,without friends or money;
and concocted a clever story as an
explanation of his conduct on the
j! evening before. The court, how
ever, decided to hold him on three
charges--assault with intent to
murder, carrying concealed weap
on, and pointing a pistol at anoth-
Adjourned term of Newnan City
Court was held last Saturday. No
business was transacted, except
that jurors were drawn for next
regular term, which will convene
on third Monday in July at 10
o'clock, a. m. Jury list is as fol
R E J Winkles, B H Head, T H
Carmical, O Z Cranford, Jas G
Addy, G S Powers, S V Carpcn
ter, W E North, W F Waldrop, J
P O’Neal, L E Snead. M S Thur
man, J A Gable, T A Hutchens, L
H Moseley, J P Dunbar, S A
North, J L McKoy, Tom E Potts,
Guy Cavcnder, Geo. P. Hodnett,
C P Sanders, J T Haynie, D W
Boone, Z Christopher, W J Fuller,
E P Harrison, J J Millians, W H
North, S C Dukes.
OR. J. P. ATKIN80N 18 WINNING
The Milledgeville News of re
cent date contained some very
complimentary references to the
professional work of Dr. J. P. At
kinson. Three different notices
appeared in one issue of the News.
Dr. Atkinson is forging to the
front in his profession and is rap
idly becoming one of the leading
citizens of Milledgeville. His
Newnan and Coweta County
friends are much gratified at his
er. lie was required to give one success
bond of $200 and two bonds of $50
Seeing that if the Italian was
placed in jail, tried and convicted,
his wife and children would be
come a burden on the county, a
number of prominent citizens urg
ed Mr. Davis to agree to allow the
offender to be released on his own
recognizance. Finally this dispo
sition of the matter was agreed up
on, and the Italian was released
with the injunction to get out of
the country. This he proceeded
to do at once.
The man is evidently a desper
ate character; and Mr. Davis’
friends are congratulating him on
escaping from the encounter with
BOOK ON CALIFORNIA
Our seemingly over-zealous
friend of the dead woke up too
late. There is a time in the life
of a man which,if we will lend him
a hand, we can do him some good
that body? Handy’s dislike for
Mr. Howell must be of more re
cent origin. If we are not mis
taken, four years later, in the
Candler-Berner-S. R. Atkinson
campaign, Howell and Handy sup
But your interesting Handy cor-| ported the same candidate. We
respondent seems to be spending j also find them shoulder-to-shouider
all his time and energy fighting for! in the Terrell-Estill-Guerry cam-
a man who has long since passed paign in 19 ,2. Why this sudden
off the stage of action. We have I enmity, Handy? If it is true that
not the least fight to make on i Mr. Howell fought the nomination
ex-Gov. Atkinson, for, we all know of Gov. Atkinson, Handy should
that he proved himself to be not not fall out with him on this, for
only a shrewd, far-seeing, success- j his slogan is, “Land your friend if
ful politician, but indeed a states-j you can; beat your enemy
Mr. and Mrs Bob Millians and
sister, Miss Nannie Sue Millians, of
Newnan, visited Mr. and Mrs. Mack
Charlie Witcher, the little son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Witcher, hap
pened to the accident of being
kicked by a mule Sunday morning.
The wound was on his leg; he was
carried to the doctor as soon as
possible and had the wound sewed
The farmers will soon have to
cut their wheat and have it thresh
ed, as it is most ripe now. There
Evidently there is no account
ing for a Meriwether politician.
The sheriff of that county is the
We hail with delight the proba
bility of Hon. Hoke Smith enter
ing the gubernatorial race; not
withstanding the dramatic Tapp to
Let Jim Smith come down and
Hoke Smith come up, so that the
Smith’s generally may not be di
vided in this race, and the Macon
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MR8. L R. RAY 8 FATHER DEAD
BRANTLEY INSTITUTE TO CL08E AT
Senoia, May 29th.—The closing
exercises of Brantley Institute will
begin Friday, June 2, continuing
through June 6th.
Many visitors are expected for
the occasion, among others Miss
Lizzie Bello Farmer, of Newnan,
a recent graduate of Klindworth
Conservatory, whose sweet voice
will add much to the music for
The entire program is as follows:
F'riday, June 2, 8 p. m.—Oper
etta, “The Three Bears.”
Sunday, June 4, II a. m.—Bac
calaureate sermon, Rev. T. C.
reunion this fall will give his can
didacy a boom that will knock out i n ctter t on , Griffin, Ga.
all opposition. , Monday, June 5, 8 p. m.—Com-
Verily, the grass flourisheth like I edy, «The Last Loaf.” F'arce,
is a great deal of rust in it this | traditional green bay tree. The | *<q he Mouse-Trap.”
year. ! prophet prophesieth daily for rain j Tuesday, June 6, 8 p. in.—Grad-
Our Sunday school was largely j —nor are we disappointed. God’s ' U ating exercises. Discussion, “The
attended Sunday afternoon, 71 be-; promise to Noah is all the consola-; Rady or the Tiger?” Literary ad-
ing present. We are glad to say ! tion we have left. ! dress, I Ion. W. C. Adamson, Car-
Word has been received in At
lanta of the death of Captain C.
W. Feidor, who expired Tuesday
morning at bis home in Americus.
Captain Felder, who was 84 years
of age, was the father of Mrs. Lav
ender Ray and Mrs. John R.Shaw,
of Atlanta. He was a veteran of
the Creek Indian and civil wars
and was widely known and highly
respected by all.—Tuesday’s At
man of the first water, who made As to our kind of politics, we that it seems to keep growing
Georgia one of the best governors simply say: We have always tried
she fias ever had. As that once to act in politics so as to preserve
noble, matchless soul of W. Y. our self-respect and command the
Atkinson is no longer in the ar- respect of others, and if Handy
ena, where men are contending for 1 practices any other kind, it won t
the best interests of Georgia, we 1 do now nor when the millennium
generously turn our thoughts, j comes, either. We will dismiss
words and actions to one no less Handy by telling him the very at-
'■ 1 rollton.
NOTICE j This will close the most success-!
ful year in the history of the insti-
The Ministerial Association of! tution, the enrollment having been
Newnan wiiL meet at the First! 170 pupils. The teachers have
Baptist Church next Monday been untiring in their efforts to
morning at 9 o’clock. Subject for ; give thorough, earnest work, and
"Grandmother” Cassel died last i discussion—“Reception of Mem-!the trustees have shown their ap-
Sunday night, |ind her body was^mers.” J. S. Hardaway, Sec’y. I preciation of this work by re-elect-
The News contemplates issuing
at an early date a Chautauqua Edi
tion. This issue of the News will
probably consist of twelve or six
teen pages and will be complete in
every detail. It will be a big ad
vertisement for Newnan’s Chau
tauqua of 1905; and, incidentally,
an advertisement of some magni
tude for the News.
Particulars about this special
edition and date of its appearance
will be announced later.
size and in interest; and we hope
it will continue to do 30, for it is a
Dr. C. A. Smith, Veterinarian,
treats all diseases of domestic
animals. Calls answered day or
night. Oflic > at Gearreld’s livery
Rea 1 The News and keep posted