The Newnan weekly news. (Newnan, Ga.) 189?-1906, July 14, 1905, Image 1
Come to Newnan’s Chautauqua G>c JVewnan Sleekly fYews Come to Newnan’s Chautauqua VOL. VI. NEWNAN, GA., FRIDAY. JULY 14, 1905. NO. 14 Greatest in Georgia this Year”—-THE NEWNAN CHAUTAUQUA. Newnan Chautavqua Attractions Attract Splendid Array of Talent Secured for Ibis Event Rivets Attention and Wins Admiration Large Number of Eminent Ministers, Lecturers, Humorists, Elo cutionists, Vocalists and Musicians Will Entertain and Edify Vast Audiences During Week. On Sunday morning, .Inly --'Ini,! tlie second iinnunl assembly ol Newnan s Chautauqua \ssociation will be opened in the Auditorium I with the program already tin nounced for that oeeasion. A , that time, and also at HsQO Sunday i evening, Kev. (5. W. Unit, D. lb, I of Nashville, Tenn., will deliver , sermons. Ur. Hull is a minister J of the Presbyterian church and is S' one of the ablest, and most elo- fs qnent pulpit orators of the South. iSf He is well known in Newnan and | this section of Georgia and is ex- | eeedingly popular. An audience of vast proportions is certain to , greet him at the opening of the ('hautaiuiua. Jjf On succeeding days of Chautau- « qua week other eminent ministers, i v talented lecturers, musicians and L •entertainers will follow Dr Bull, , s ail of whom will instruct, please i / k and delight the people. Brief ref- P erence is made elsewhere in the » News to some of the multitude of attractions secured for great Chautauqua. New nan's •<-4 l<’Hl*tm*:iiU’K WAUI). Frederick Warde. We feel that an introduction, or 'an attempted eulogy of this— America’s foremost orator-actor, is a waste of space and time. We know that no man, woman, or child who lias heard of the stage is not familiar with this man, who is as closely identified with Shakes peare as Joe Jefferson was with Hip Van Winkle. His lecture is the result of a life time given to the study of the over interesting, forever great peer of all English writers. Frederick Warde was secured at great cost and was considered too expensive for all Fhautauquas in the South save Newnan and one city in Tex as from where he comes to us. but our directors have not hesitated to take the best to lie had. Believing our people would support this noble undertaking they have work ed untiringly and ever prompted by tiie motto, “not better than the l>est, but better than the rest. ’' And in this connection we would state that no words of praise are misplaced commending the work of Mr. B. T. Thompson and his corps of young men assistant-; for their untiring, uncompensated ser ious. i.ou .1. IlHAveil AMI*. vices in behalf of our great ('lean tauqua. The tributes and editorial com ments from the best play houses and leading dailies are in numerable and of the highest order and dem onstrate the popularity of the lec ture and the esteem in which Mr. Warde is held as an actor, scholar and orator. Champ Clark. Dear to us because of his friend ly [relationship to his colleague, our own ! |Chas. Adamson, who in troduces him Tuesday morning, 25th, when he delivers his famous lecture, “Picturesque Public Men” and on Wednesday night when we hear him in “The United States of America in the Twentieth Dentil ry.” Clark is not only leader of the minority party of the present House, but he is the foremost dem ocrat and the man most feared and respected by the Republicans. Clark was permanent chairman at the last national convention at St. bonis, the convention that nomi nated Parker for President. Ad amson said he had rather hear him than any man speaking the Kng- lish language. Missouri has every reason to be proud of his oratorical achievements. During his services in Congress he has attracted more attention to his state and knocked out bigger niches in the temple of fame as an orator than anv man many which set the entire nation talking; he has delivered speeches in Congress which were published in the papers of foreign lands; hr has pronounced orations which are classed |l>y competent authorities as among the world’s best. Mr. Clark’s Tammany speech attracted more attention than did Webster’s famous speech on “The banding of the Pilgrims”, Dec. 22, IS20,and gave him instantly a na tional fame as an orator. The plain, 1>I mil "way in which he put the truth caused the Hast to won der at his courage. The hit he made with this speech was no acci dent for he has gone on eclipsing this effort almost every year since. His speech on the Cuban question, delivered in Congress, was copied in more languages than even a well educated man knows. It was cop ied in 22 papers in France alone. lands, bis varied experiences as and their Cure.” Happy is the newspaper reporter, his early life man who finds liis mission in the among the Indians, his keen sense world. Dr. Sears found his when of the humorous, his profound lie began by li is lectures lo drill* sympathy with ad who need the out, the blues and rout the demon ill. W. Sears. Fiery one is in love with Doc. lie lias become the great Chautauqua favorite. The audience yelled and cheered at the * deserved tribute hi* paiil Jeff’Da vis. No lecture was ever given here that was more thoroughly en joyed. Elias Day. ••Woman's ideal man is usually the one sin* had a chance to marry and didn't." The orator who provokes health ful laughter; the humorist who in votes inspiring thought; the lee- t.urorivho convokes large audien ces; engaged and reengaged more than any humorist upon the plat form and is one of our highest priced attract ions, and w o experi enced more trouble in arranging our progrrm to conform to his open night, w hich had to be done, to get him. lie is with us for two entertainments and no commenda tion we could make here would do him justice or give you a faint idea of him as an entertainer. He in a platform magnet, of the lirst water. Chicago’s great daily, “The Trib une,” says “he is a wonderful man and we are proud of him.” Mrs. William C. Chilton. Mrs. William Calvin Chilton Is a talented leader with ability as a public entertainer, w hom theChau tauqua pat i ons will have the pleas ure of hearing daily. She attend ed for several years the New York School of Hxpression, from which school she graduated with honors. S. M.Spedon. “A mail of versatile attain ments.” In this noted artist and cartoonist we have an enter tainer entirely new and differ ent from any we have enjoy ed in Newnan. This gentleman presents an ex cellent program, something radi cally different from tiie general line of amuse ment. In draw ing c r a y o n s k e to li es and humorous cartoons before an audi ence hi* has no superior. His de scriptive power is inimitable. S. M.Spedon is one of New York’s most noted artist!’and correspon dents. Has been identified with Leslie’s Illustrated Paper, Puck, Harper’s and for past 15 years has been editor of “Talent.” We on hesitatingly vouch lor your enter tainment when he is up. Usually a one man show is looked upon with suspicion, but with the case ofSpedon your fears are unwar ranted, and there will be no flag help of a brother’s hand, have all combined in giving In him an in exhaustible store of illustrations and practical thoughts from which to prepare his lecture. Mr. Beauchamp is a man of high ideals and broad sympathies, lie is a friend of every one in the au dience. He recognizes that it is not necessary for the man of f<»et of grumbling .w ith his scourge of satire, w it and humor, lie is one of fin* greatest entertainers and best drawing cards on the lecture platform today. Kvery lecture course is richer when he is in it, and every Chautauqua program is sadly defective when he is left out. You have not heard the best until you hear him. Kdwin b. Barker, and good humor to off’end one class : ICditor of the “Lyeeiimite,” says: in order to please another. Ills “I want you to tell everybody aim is to brighten and better the that I said that you were one of lives of all his hearers. | the host popular lecturers on the Mr. Beauchamp is with us for platform. Your whole-soul, gonial two numbers. He has been heard personality that you constantly in New York 7 times, in Han Fran mix with your taffy is good for the cisco 14, Washington 55, Norfolk blues. I always laugh and forget! 12, Jacksonville H, C;m imatti 54, my troubles when listening to you, | Chicago 54, Atlanta U, liichuiond yet, I always feel the beating of 7, Louisville I I, Newnan 0. your big heart and know there is aj lot of good in every I hing you say.” j H. W. Sears. New Orleans Daily Picayune. . Heard on “Mon* Taffy and Less The crowning event of the evening 1 She also look special lessons under M IIS. Will,l AM r. rill I.TON. iging of interest during the hour perhaps of his age whoever held a 1 and a half allotted to him. s*at in Congress lor a similar pe- < riod. lie made a speech to Tam ' DK. H. W. 8EAKH. Lou. J. Beauchamp. “The Humorous Philosopher.” A thinker who makes you laugh. A humorist who makes you think. !The management were inclined to Mr. Beauchamp from the first on] account of his unusual record- filled more than 1 100 engagements . in lecture courses and C.iautauquas j during the past five years—a rec ord doubtless unequalled in the history of the lyceurn. He was engaged through W. L. Davidson Co., of Washington, i). C. The reason for Mr. Beauchamp’s popu larity is not hard to find. He says he Is not better, but different, but we say he Is not ouJy better, but. different. His mingling with men of all classes, his years of travel in many MISS FLOBKNCK MARION PACK. I masters in Boston and in London, Kngland. Mrs. Chilton possesses in a re- markable degree, the power of win- I ning her audience and kindling in |them her own enthusiasm. Home wag has truly said “Mrs. William ; Calvin Chilton the greatest hum bug id'Hie age. 11 iimbugs you into forgetting your troubles; sorrows become pleasures and poverty , riches.” Florence Marion Pace. Tiie beautiful soprano of Chica go will be with us for the week. She is the possessor of a beautiful ; voice, powerful, well trained arid which she has under good control. : Her splendid dramatic tempera me,nt and attractive personality j have added to her popularity as a j soloist. Nashville American:-— Probably no one on Die platform at the Mont Kagle Assembly I,his summer, has made as good an im pression as Miss Pace. At the morning’,s orchestra concert, she I w as compelled to respond to encore iafter encore, so loud were the dem- , oust rations of applause. Dayton ifO.) .Journal:—The feature of the evening was the singing of Miss Pace, of Chicago; her numbers were repeatedly encored by her admiring audience, who were charmed by the power and perfect control of her clear soprano voice.