of Coweta County,
Or f'fcwnan Weekly JVcws
NEWNAN, GA., FRIDAY. JULY 28. 1905.
Georgia’s Greatest Chautauqua is in Session This Week in Newnan
WEEK IN NEWNAN.
Great Addresses, Humorous Lectures,
and Other Entertaining Features Rivet Attention
of Newnan’s People and the Visitors.
At tin* time these words an* be
in',: written 'Thursday afternoon)
Ncv/nan's Chautauqua is in lull
blast and there is m> perceptibl
Tin* infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
I \\\ 11. Harks has boon real sick
lho past wook.
Molvin Burks loft last Friday
levelling for LuGrange, where In
Splendid Music sv jp uj* homo.
A. lot of our young people en
joyed an entertainment given by
Mr. and Mrs. Will Cpbb last Sat
kittle Christine, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. K. b. Lovorn, has
1 been siek for several days.
Miss Hettie Cooper is going to
Rev. J.S. Askew preached two Our school, under the skillful
line sermons last Sunday at tin* j management of Prof. J. C. How-
and. is in a very prosperous con
dition. Prof. Howard came among
ns a few weeks since an entire
Mattox and .lolin Snow and sis
ters. Misses Sarah and Viberta, ol
lloga.isvillo* ha\e been visiting j Methodist church at tin
their uncle and aunt, Mr. and and evening service.
Mrs. ,1. B. Strong. Several of our ,peopl<
Miss Johnnie Lester, after preaching service at Antioch' stranger, but by his uniform edur-
s pending a month with her sister. Primitive baptist ehiireh one and | tesy and strict ad Iterance to duty,
Mrs. A. H. McKoy, has returned j a half miles north of town last | lias won many friends, not alone
to her home at (jrantville. (Sunday. 1 among the patrons and pupils, but
Miss (iertrude I foil, of Auburn, j Protracted meet.,tig begins at 1 the community ns well, lie has
Alabama, is visiting Miss Viola'the baptist church here next Sun- j proven himself a teacher of the
The Chautauqua Directors are
being showered with eongratula
"i*h < on_i atul.i ) lironk up house keeping and go to
. . desdvvedly won. I hey j ( , ha(tahoO( . he0 liud make hl .,. home
diminution ol public interest m any have labored wisely and well. The | w „ h lui ,. m , plu , w j iin Smith,
of the strong features of the mag- Chaiitaiupia does its own talking. Mj s * Mattie Pari
The cits i> lilleil with visitors
from a distance, and scores of peo
ple u ni the surrounding country
come daily to attend the Chautau-
This i-N a good week in Newnan
—an occasion «• I rare possibilities
for the entertainment and instruc
tion of our people and their guests
—and everyone seems determined |j| 1( | p necessary to glow in tin
to enjoy the week s pleasures to fulgence of borrowed li
land speaks more eloquently than lVoin « pleasant visit
can «».v Pcwon "< the ability and Ul ,iv„« „,„l r,.tends in Latirai
ell'orts of its 1 )ivectors.
j As tin* “handy 1111111” of the
<’huntaiupia, Dr. (i. A. Nunimlly
has added moret lustre to ids al
ready glittering reputation as a
“man of parts.” As a ‘‘substi
tute" for Dr. brougliton (or any
other doctor ) I >r. Nunnally doesn’t
the fullest extent, to be happy and
to make others happy .
In lad—it's a good thing to be a
citizen of Newnan this week—and
if you're not a Newnanite, the next
besf tiling you can be. is a guest in
this city during < 'huiitauqiia week.
In these words The News be
lieves it voices the sentiments ol
all residents and visitors.
A weekly newspaper of the
limited si/e of the News cannot at
tempt to detail all that is said and
dene at a < 'hautatiqini of the pro
portions ol New nan s, \ cry briet
mention is the most that can bej
accorded the week s program as a
Asa matter of course, one of
the most enjoyable features of our
Chautauqua is the music. Tlu*
United States Marine baud is
proving a musical organization of
great talent and unexcelled train
ing and skill. Without doubt it
is the best band that has ever’till
ed an engagement in Newnan.
The Chicago (ilee Club and Miss
Florence Pace are luliilling the
highest expectations of the < hau-
tuiiquu management and arc de
lighting all hearers.
As an entertainer. Mrs. \\ il 1 iu.111
Calvin Chilton, the gifted, grace
ful Mississippi monodramatist, is
winning golden opinions. Mrs.
Chilton is proving one of the most
popular of the long list.ot enter
tainers appearing on the Audi
torium platform, and the manage
inent made no
lit. He is
j able to throw the light of his ow n
intellect, wit and kindly humor
upon any occasion.
Champ Clark, the big, brainy
Congressman from Missouri, won
no more applause than was accord-1
ed our own Judge Adamson, w hen .,
the latter introduced the termer to
his audience on Tuesday morning.
Clmmp hails from the State where
they say. “You'll have to show
me.” And Judge Adamson
••showed” the Missourian and the
audience that the Sixth District
has an able orator in Congress.
Lucius Perry Hills, (loorgitPs
golden hearted gentleman and
sweet singer of poesy, captured
the audience Thursday morning
with his recitation of orginal
poems—and the laugh was on
genial, delightful Dr. Sears.
Two Negroes filled
relatives and friends in LaGrauge.
Little Aimer Iliads, who has
been confined to his bed the past
two weeks with typhoid lever is
'supposed to be some better.
Frank Kennedy.of \(Junta, was
the guest of M. C. Smith last Sun
Harry Snul\|L, of Atlanta, was
the guest of Dan. Taylor last Sat
urday and Sunday.
F.d (turner, from LaC range,
came up last week and got em
ploy inent in the mill, and will
board with his brother, J. \.
Mr. \Y. H. Dewberry, who so
moved from New nan to
Fast Point, was down last Mon
day and Tuesday attending court.
| He thinks perhaps he will move
I back soon.
Mr. F. Parks has moved his fam
ily from Lat 1 range into our midst,
and will occupy tlu* rooms recent- j Mrs
My vacated by Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Mr. W. N. McClure, from Fort
< libbon, Alaska, is here now on a
' visit to his father's family . Mr. V.
i b. Met 'lure.
Mrs. Whatley has been very
sick for several days past, but is
thought to be some better.
Mrs. John bichie and Mrs.
Mrs.. Mary Wright and Mrs.
Nancy N initially. of Clarence, A la-
hum ha, arc visiting Mrs, F. C.Mc
Mr. end Mrs. bob Millions, ol
Newnan. visited the latters par
ents > . day.
(,. j;. Snow and family, of At
lunta. are visiting in our com-
numb \ t ids w eels.
F. (>. Wat kins, of Turin. \ istted
at W. S. Summers, Monday night.
Nits. M iry Witcher bortlct, of
South ve* rgia. and Mrs. brssie
Wit* her Mien and family, of
Temple, Carroll, are visiting their
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.
b. S. Witcher.
Miss Small Austin and brother,
let, of Sargent, visited Miss lies
sie ('rane Sunday.
Miss Willi* Me. Roy visited Mrs,
A. A. Wright Sunday.
T. tCrimes, of Handy, visited
at Rev. F. J. Amis’ Sunday.
(1. N. Strong has been visiting
his sister, Mrs. M.F. brooks, at
Miss Remain Puckett and bro
ther, John (>.. of Moreland,visited
their uncle and aunt, Mr. and
A. A. Wright,, S,unlay.
Uev. F. J. Amis tilled his regu-
ar appointment at Providence
Sunday, preaching a line sermon
to a large congregation.
Misses (iertrude and Fulali Dun
can, from near Newnan, visited
Misses Clyde tmd Nannie Hue Dial
C. M. Amis and family, of New
man, visited the former’s parents,
day morning at the It o'clock | very highest order, and *e hope
service. I the friends of the school will give
Dr. J. b. Camp, of Carrollton, him their cordial support.
Fayette Stephens and
was a visitor in W’hitcshurg last
Mr. Henry Strickland, of Mis
sissippi, visited li is uncles here
last Saturday . His wife and eliil
dren, who reside in Carrollton,
spent a lew days with her hus
band's relatives last week.
Miss My Hie Sewell, of Sargent,
spent Saturday and Sunday with
relatives in the city.
Mr. I!. M, Stevens and sister.
Miss My Hie, visited relatives near
t Itmi Saturday and Sunday .
Mr. J. W. dailies, our clever
depot agent, who lias been away
on a short vacation for his health,
returned home a lew days ago,
Mrs. R. T. ('layton and little
son, Robert, of Atlanta, are spend
ing several days with friends in
the city. Mrs. Clayton has many
friends in Whitesburg, who are
glad to see her again.
Mr. C. A. Duncan and two
sons, T om and (Tarencc, spent a
lew days in Atlanta last week.
Several from Whitesburg are at
tending the Newnan t’hatauqua
Mrs. Fannie Tanner, of Atlanta,
is visiting the family of W. C.
brannon this week.
Prof. M. M. Parks, President
of the dills Normal and Industrial
children, of Tallapoosa, ouiiu* last,
week to spend the summer with
Mrs. Stephens' parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Jesse ('handler.
Mrs. W. A. Nielson and Miss
1 >av tc Sprinkles attended the foot
washing at Madras Sunday last.
J. C, Lewis and family spent
Saturdnv and Sunday the guests
of relatives in Fayette county.
Misses Mini Chandler, Rosa
Ilammock and IreneTodd, Messrs.
J.C, < 'handler and Kniory Pitts
were with friends at Madras last
Nils. Jessie Mercer and little
son. Filgar, of Macon, came Mon
day t<> spend sonic time with the
■ families of her uncle and limit.
Mr. It. It. Thompson and Mrs. \V.
Henry <Higgs, the negro found!
dead beside the railroad track in
(irantvillc last Sunday morning,
is supposed to have been struck by
a train. When last seen alive he
was drinking. The coroner’s jury
decided that he come to his death
by an unknown cause.
Edwin Calhoun, a negro living
on Mr. I. P. Bradley’s plaiv in
the Tnl District, was killed last
Saturday night in a difficulty, it is
claimed, with Griggs Thompson
Nannie Owens made a pleasant: Saturday and Sunday.
visit to Sargent last Friday. T hey | Mr. and Mrs. (>. b. brooks, ol
were the guests of Mrs. Kichie’s j Newnan, visited the latter s par-
sister. Mrs. Mattie Smith. i ents Sunday.
Miss ())a Mobley , who was so I Marybeth Summers, the little
sick at our last w riting, is sup-! daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. VV.
posed to .be .some better. . j Summers, is very sick.
Our farmers were glad b> see
There Should be More LiKc Him
Grurgia should have more such
negro farmers as Deal Jackson, of
Dougherty County, lie is alert
and progressive, and year alter
year lie has outstripped even the
t white I’m mers nf the Stale in rais
ing the first bale of cotton. True,
lint a great many white farmers
(strive for the distinction of raising
thi* lirst bale, w hile Jackson has
1 made it a fail and lias Ibaiied his
College of Milledgeviile, spent w j energy to the endeavor,
few duys lirsl of the week with ins A|i(1 ‘ a| , honor j ( j s
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Musi* went
to the country last Saturday to
visit his daughter, Mrs. Janie
the rain which fell Monday and
Richards. ‘ Our schools are Lri a very fjour-
Mrs. Ophelia Shaw is still quite | jshing condition; both averaging
sick. 1 sixty pupils each.
The series of meetings, conduct,
ed at the chapel by bin. Latimer,
of Rome, closed last Friday even
ing, with two accessions to the.
church. The writer had, the,
pleasure of attending nearly every
service. We are quite sure Bro*
Latimer did some as tine preach
ing as we ever near*!; lie is cer-
follower of the
and Henry Head, both colored.
„ „ mistake'in securing T hompson has been arrested, but
her attendance for the entire week. 1 bead sli!1 ili j
Of the brilliant array of minis- —————
ters. statesmen and lecturers, who PIGEON FLYING,
have already addressed our people , ——
from the Auditorium stage, col- * John Neild. a member ol Silk
umns could be written. Rev. G. City district, National Association
W bull Ph I)., Rev. Len G. of American Homing Pigeon Fan-1 tainly an humid*
Broughton, LL. IL, Hon. Champ ! Gers. sent four homing pigeons to j meek and lowly Savior. It cat.
rlark - |„. H w Sears and Hon. Newnan, Ga., that were liberated ltruly.be said of him. “An Israel-
LJ beauchamp form a quintet by W. 1. Holmes, who wired: Re indeed, in whom is no guile.”
of eminent Americans unexcelled “Birds liberated July 14, at r, a. He is a man full of the holy ghost,
in intellect ami achievements in j m’., central time, weather calm.” bro. Coins began his house to
their several fields of endeavor. The first bird reached its loft at j house meetings again last Sunday
All of these distinguished gentle- 2:20:59 p. m. yesterday, making | afternoon; services being held at
men met the highest expectations ; the distance of 781.62 miles in • Mr. John Newsom’s. He preach
of vast audiences who assembled seven days, ten hours, twenty ed a powerful sermon, the spirit
to he ir them minutes and fifty-six seconds. 1 came in great power and quite a
,1 1 This is the first attempt by any of i number present had their spiritual
The urograms tor Friday and , . : . , ,, ,, . . •
* ! f Ku iTioniliuiv La Hv from 'A 1 cfeiimith rptiPU'PlI . I»1'0. (lOUlH 1H
parents at Moore’s Ferry. Here
turned to Milledgeviile Tuesday.
Mrs. M. M . Parks and children,
of Milledgeviile, have been spend
ing some lime with relatives near
Rev. J. W. McLeod and family \
visited his father near Carrollton
first of the week.
.Mrs. F. W. Watkins is quite
sick this week at her father in
law’s, Judge M. D. Watkin’s.
Quito a number of people are
visiting Whitesburg these days
looking for homes. W c trust they
may all be suited and soon locate
with us. No town in (icorgiaol
t'ers better advantages in the way
of school facilities.
The programs tor r no ay ami , | .
_ , , .. the members to fiv from such a strength renewed
Saturday, including Friday after- • . I . b
, . ' long distance, and Mr. Neild- is a "•■<»>f *
noon, present rare treats ot >ong
1 . ... . | well pleased with the performance
and storv by the Glee Club, Mm, ■‘ . . . .
* T | , of his bird, considering the very
Pace and Mrs. ( hilton. and splen-, , . . „
, . , , ,r.. \r.. hot weather we have been hav ing
did musical programs by the Ma- .. v
, L.. . „ the last tew days.—Patterson, N.
line Band. I In* hunJorous lecture; . . ‘
Friday morning will be delivered ' 1 -’ Mo.*uiDg*4zaU.
by Elias Day, one of the ablest eh - j ————————
tertainefs on the American plat-j Register!
form. S. M. Spedon, the talent***!
cartoonist, appeal’s Friday after
noon and Saturday morning. Fri
day night. Frederick Waxde, the „. —.
eminent actor, delivers a lecture.! bond election
bro. Goins is
doing a great work among our
people through the holy spirit.
We ask all our Christian readers
to join as in humble, earnest
prayer, that the Lord will sustain
him in the great work that he has
undertaken in the Lord’s name
O! for more holiness preachers!
We are well, aware that a great
many people don’t hold with the
doctrine of holiness and sanctifica-
The registration lx>oks will l*e
opened at the Council Chamber, ...
July 24. 1905, for #3,000 school tio “ ln this Ilie > but the Ls
All voters mast ' t -
doses with a lecture by
F. D. Fouse. Clerk.
1 if van ii. in the News, it’s,so.
Miss Ruth Nall is visiting rein
lives near Lone (bik.
Walter and Clarence Barnes and
Graydon Chaffin visited out in the
Mrs. .rulius Rosser is visiting her
mother-in-law at. this p!a*'**. f
Andrew Houston was in our
midst a few days ago.
There will begin a series o!
meetings at the Methodist church
the lirst Sunday and also at the
baptist church Tuesday before the
fourth Sunday in August.
The Misses Eubanks, of Atlanta,
are visiting Mrs. Moreland Zellars.
Charlie Harwell, of Clein, came
to visit our town recently.
We are sorry to learn of the
sickness of Emmett Sewell.
Miss Ida Rosser is visiting at
Mr. J. L. Walker made a flying
trip to Atlanta, recently.
Miss Texas Drake attended an
ice cream supper at Moreland Fri
Will Griggs, a negro, was found
dead on the railroad at this place
Sunday morning. It is thought
that No. 36 ran over him.
Miss Mary Broadwater has gone
to spend a while at Moreland.
In every cot
ton-growing county of Georgia the
farmers admire the industry and
ability that mark the man who
raises the lirst bale in the county,
so how greatly the honor is multi
plied when one raises the lirst bale
in the State. Not alone does his
raising Hie lirst,'bale in Georgia al
most every season indicate the
thrift, enterprise and farming
ability of Deal Jackson, lie owns
unencumbered, two or Hire** ol the
finest, ftirms in Dougherty County,
and also has other real estate. Mis
cattle and stock arc among the
lines; in Hi*' county ; and it is said
that then* is no better team in
Dougherty than that over which
Jackson draws the reins. There
is another negro farmer in that
county who is reputed as well off
and equally a> good an agricultur
ist.. They both afford Illustrations
of what proper effort can accom
plish for members of their race.
T hey are well thought of by the
white people, with whom their
1VJr. and Mrs. N. < \
returned home alter
Miller’s parents here.
Miss Lucy Ware is visitin;
tives in Newnan. - .
Miss Nellie Webb, of Carrollton, credit is as good as that of almost
who has been visiting (relatives any business man. They made
here, returned home Tuesday
Prof. F. <>. Watkins, of Turin,
,was here the first of the week.
Quite a rmmlier of Corinthians
their start with as little as has the
ordinary young negro, and what
they have accomplished is still to
be accomplished by any young
are spending the week at Hilly’s member of their race. The suc-
yjjjj cess of these colored farmers of
Mrs. Smith and children, of St. i Dougherty County speaks elo-
Mai'ks, visited relatives here last; ! qijontly for the opportunity that is
W( . ek . Open to negroes in the country,
Mrs. John Daniel, of Hogans- ; and yet so many insist upon flock-
ville, has returned home after | ing to the<rities. There is little
spending a week with her parents, for them in the cities. T here is
.Mr. and Mrs. Z. C. Griffith. j no standing and independence such
Miss Annie Hammett and as can be attained in the country
brothers visited relatives at St. by working hard on the small
Marks, Sunday. ! f » rnw il is a " n ’ att f fo /
’ , ... .. , to acquire. The fruits of their
Mr. R. M. Ware left Monday on laboi>) they wor k intelligently,
extended trip to < alitornia and are long in appearing, and
other western states. they soon find that, like Deal
________________ Jackson, they have a fine farm,
~ t (lino cattle, tine stock and the re-
Messrs* R. S. Bowden and J. b- 1 s pect an*l esteem of the white race
Shell, or Turin, we're in town yes- as well as their own.—Savannah