Ox Newnan (Heekly JVews
NEWNAN, GA., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13. 1905.
Traue With the Live Merchants Who Advertise in THE NEWS Constantly!
C^gar Factory Topics.
j get Will Harper, a negro wanted
| here on the charge of murder.
Harvey 1 .an e has been promoted j The Sheri ft' secured his man and
from the stripping department and lauded him in .jail here,
is now an apprentice tinder Chas. | Harper is wanted for the mur-
Raymond, one of the expert cigar ,i e r of Will Malone, a negro, whom
makers. ! lie is charged with killing on Jan.
M. Falk, representing the firm 24, 1904, at the home of Jim Gra-
of F. Falk & Co., of New Orleans, ham, near the plant of the Coweta
was in the city last week and ex-! Fertilizer Co.
pressed himself as being very’ Immediately after the killing,
much pleased with the cigar fac-1 Harper left this place and lias since
tory. | traveled over a large section of the
Jas. Cox, Sam Patterson and South, from Kentucky to Arkan-
Levio 1 >rres are
week in Atlanta.
sas and Louisiana.
Harper was known in Meridian,
Mr. Smith, of Tampa, Fla., is a 1 where he was employed by a tele-
recent acquisition to our cigar
force. He comes highly recom
mended and we welcome him.
O. .T. Raymond is all smiles over
the arrival of a daughter.
We are all glad indeed to know
that John Lanier has decided to
remain in Newnan instead of go
ing to Florida. Mr. Lanier is au
excellent young gentleman and one
of whom All our force are proud.
J. P. Oswald, the veteran cigar
maker, is now domiciled at B. A.
Jas. Goldman, who was con
templating making a trip to Mon-
tezeuma, has decided to stay with
We recently received a letter
from B. E. Thrasher aud glad to
note that he is doing well. He
made a number of friends while in
Newnan by his quiet and gentle
manly conduct, and we wish him
well in his new position in Tampa.
Several new men added to our
force the past week and we are
phone construction company, as
Charlie Johnson. His capture was
due to the diligence of Sheriff
Brown, who was untiring in his
efforts to capture the negro. The
Sheriff’s description of the negro,
in the hands of Meridian officers,
led to his arrest.
A reward of $100 was offered by
the Governor for the capture and
conviction of Harper. In the
event of his conviction the reward
will go to the Meridian policeman
who arrested the negro.
^glad to welcome them.
Allams Qoes to Prison Farm
F. M. Allams, the wife murder
er, whose death sentence was last
week commuted to life imprison
ment by Governor Terrell upon
recommendation of the prison com
mission, will be removed from the
Fulton county Tower one day this
week to the prison farm, at Mil-
ledgeville, where he will spend the
balance of his days. The commis
sion thinks it would be unwise to
Ancranez send the man to one of the convict
spent Sunday in Atlanta. j camps, on account of his weak
Thos. H. Wilcox, who has mental and physical condition.
l»een indisposed, has regained his; He will be practically useless aud
health. Few cigar makers have j would doubtless cause additional
more friends in Newnan than Tom. I trouble to the State.
By his quiet and unassuming man- At the prison farm, however,
ner he has made friends by the'Allams will be able to do light
score, especially among the young! work and may in time so recover
ladies. Ithe commission will feel justi-
Frank Mender,Emory Oden and lied in sending him to one of the
P. J. Alderman arrived Monday
aud were added to the cigar mak
Resolutions by Coweta
Lodge, No. 60, F. Sl
convict camps.—Tuesday’s At
Doings of City Council.
City Council and the County
Commissioners have, at last, set-
.. tied the question of a site for the
Whereas, in the dispensation of. dty ppigon> The city has taken a
infinite wisdom, it has pleased the | leage on the nor thwest
’ , * . i fifty-year
(■rand Master of the Eternal Tern- [ 0| . ^ j<u lot aml the prls
pie to call from labor to refresh
ment our fellow-craftsman, J. O.
Coats; and whereas during his
period of service he was skilled
/and useful, his work being true
work,good wprk and square work,
aud whereas his exemplification of
masonic virtues in every day life
was beautiful and commendatory,
Therefore, Resolved: That in
the death of Bro. J. C. Coats the
fraternity has lost a brother whose
life was exemplary and whose fel
lowship was a delight and whose
influence and presence was a pow
er for good.
Resolved: That the altar of this
lodge, in token ol its sorrow
as evidence of our high apprecia
tion of the character of the de-
on will be erected thereon.
The site having been secured,
The following list of justices,
notaries and bail ill's of the several
districts of Coweta county, togeth
er with their postoffice addresses
and dates of meeting of the several
justice courts, contains informa
tion of interest and value. All
lawyers, officials and persons in
terested in having this information
at hand, should preserve this ar
<>45 Hist. 0. M.—fitli land
district: Ed Pitman, J. P.; J. R.
B. Stovall, N. P.j W. FI. North
and B. H. Glass, L. C.’s; address,
Sharpsburg'; court days, 1st Satur
day in each month.
646 Dist. G. M.—5th land dis
trict; Thos. Swint, J. P.j A. H.
Bohannon, N. P.j A. J. Smith and
J. T. Alsobrook, L. C.’s; address,
Newnan; court days, 4th Monday
in each month.
647th Dist. G. M.—4th land
district; no <T. P.; W. B. Martin,
N. P.; M. I). Mil Mans, L. C.; ad
dress, Newnan, R. F. D. Court
days, 3d Friday in each month.
681st Dist. G. M.—1st land dis
trict; W. M. Keith, J. P.; J. P.
Morgan, N. P.; Louis McCullough,
L. C.; T. J. Entrekin, deputy
sheriff’; address, Senoia. Court
days, 1st Monday in each month.
693d Dist. G. M.—3d land dis
trict; C. W. Tally, J. P.; L. A.
Houston, N. P.j H. J. Pitman, L.
C. Address,Newnan,R.F.I). Court
days, 3d Thursday in each month
742d Dist. G. M.—Cedar Creek
land district; T. M. Sewell, J. P.;
E. C. Palmer, N. P.; W. P. Dukes
and W. J. Tarleton, L. C.’s. Ad
dress, Newnan, R. F. 1). Court
days, 4th Saturday in each month
746th Dist. G. M.—7th land
district; J. \V. Jenkins, J. P.j VV.
J. Coggins, N. P.; Tol>e Doncgan
and W. F. Lee, L.C.’s. Address,
McCollum. Court days, 1st Sat
urday in each month.
755th Dist. G. M.—Hurricane
land district; B. H. Dial, J. P.
W. S. Copeland, N. P., no bailiffs
Address, Newnan, It. F. D ; court
days 4th Friday in each month.
806th Dist. G. M.—2nd laud
district; J. A. R. Camp, J. P.; W
F. Summers, N. P.; R. P. Tapley
and E. W. Quick, L. C’s. Ad
dress, Moreland; court days 2nd
Saturday in each month.
992ml Dist. G. M.— Panther
Creek land district; W. T. Dyer
J. p.; c. P. Sanders, N. P,; B. M.
Sewell and It. P. Carmieal, L. C’s.
Address, Sargent; court days 1st
free silver men but give you 16 to
1. \V. A. Brannon and P. C.
Thrash will buy your cotton; fre
quently paying Atlanta prices.
Perry Jackson, seed buyer, is no
seedy young man.
W. A. Brannon, while small in
stature, is endowed with wisdom
and executive ability, which en
ables him to superintend his mcr
cantilc. factory, ginnin
Mr. K. M. Stevens left last week
for Louisville, Ky.; where he goes
to re-enter the Baptist Theological
Seminary at that place.
Our clever young friend, Mr. \V.
B. Kelly, who has been in busi
ness at Banning for the past
month, moved his stock of mcr-
and farm-! chandise to Whitosburg last week
ing interests with conspicuous suc
From 5 acres in cotton he has
had picked five bales; with pros
pects for‘2 or 3 more. He also
has 50 acres from which he ex
pects to have 50 bales picked. He
aud is better prepared t han ever to
serve his customers.
Mrs. Joseph Culpepper, of
Birmingham, Ala., is spending
some time with relatives near our
Mrs. Fannie Crawford, ofTalla-
also has large corn, hay, sorghum P‘>«*su, visited relatives hero last
and potato crops.
Mr. Brannon is having a large
guano house erected and expects
to deal largely in fertilizers.
His branch store, conducted by
Ector Haynes, is doing a thriving
business. Ector is a hustler and
deserves to succeed.
(To be continued.)
council is now wrestling with the| Wednesday in each month.
problem of securing a contractor
to erect the prison.
Local contractors are over
whelmed with business, ami no
| contractor has yet agreed to take
■the job. The structure will l>e
i erected as soon as sOlnebody can be
secured to do the work.
Council has finally determined
that there shall be no bond issue
to establish a South Newnan
| school. Dr. G. L. Johnson offered
i to loan the city the necessary
and' mone y a * ra ^ e ot interest the
bonds were to bear, on one, two
and three years’ time. Council
1139th Dist. G. M.—Grantville
land district; T. M. Lester, J. P.;
C. P. Glower, N. P.; C. A. Burks,
L. C. Address, Grantville; court
days 4th Saturday in each month.
1358th Dist. G. M.—Turin land
district; D. R. Thurman, J. P.;
no N. P., J. H. Bailey, L. C. Ad
dress, Turin; court days 2nd Mon
day in each month.
1393rd Dist G. M.—Haralson
land district; Benj. Taylor, J. P.;
R. K. Brandenburg, N. P.; S. J.
Fowler, L. C. Address, Haral
son; court days 1st Wednesday in
Mrs. J. J. Hendrix has returned
Mrs. John B. Goins returned
home Monday from Grantville,
where she spent two weeks with
her sister, Mrs. Will Jones. Mr.
Jones will not move to Texas this
fall but will remain in Grantville.
Ossie Smith is still very sick.
Her physician says there is very
little hope for her recovery.
Knox Allen and family left
Wednesday for Athens, where
they will make their home.
Mrs. T. R. Crow has been on the
sick list for several days.
Bro. Hodnett, pastor of the
Methodist church, preached at
Mr. Hugh Parker’s Sunday alter
James Poss, who is boarding
with his sister, Mrs. Tom Ellis, is
very ill with typhoid fever
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hendrix were
the recipients of a nice little gift
last Friday night. It was a boy.
Mrs. J. B. Goins, Sr., was taken
suddenly ill at her daughters,Mrs.
Hugh Parker’s, last Sunday after
noon and came very near dying.
Jim Brown, who has l>een suf
fering with au abcess in his throat
for some time, is better.
Little May Bell, daughter of
Mr. Willie Hogan,is here to spend
the winter with her aunt, Mrs.
Misses Lilia and Maggie Sam- j
pies, of Gar roll ton, are spending j
the week with their sister, Mrs. ■
Mrs. Robert Richie fell ill last i
Saturday and was quite sick fori
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Walker
have moved down from East Point
and gone to work in mill. They
are boarding with Mrs. Nancy
Miss Mae McGehee was on the
sick list a. few days this week.
Little Willie Dawson, who was
so sick at our last writing with
typhoid fever, is better.
Mrs.John Farmer and daughter,
Mr. Williams, the clever hard
ware man of Carrollton, was in
Whitosburg one day last week on
Miss Mattie Jones is visiting her
sisters in Carrollton this week.
Miss Lizzie Maude Blaloftik, who
is teaching music at Hutcheson
College, visited her sister at Car
rollton Saturday and Sunday.
Rev. T. C. Betterton, of Griffin,
returned to his home Saturday
morning, aftJbr spending the week
at Mrs. W. A. Parks’.
Uncle Lindsey Holland went up
to Bremen Saturday morning tout-
teml the Primitive Baptist Associ
ation at that place.
A good many Whitesburgans at
tended the all day singing at Rock
Spring last Sunday.
Mrs. J. S. Askew, who has been
visiting relatives in Harris and
Troup counties is expected homo
Dr. G. E. Sewell, of Villa Rica,
spent several days in Whitesburg
lust week doing professional work
Eldridgo is an old Whitesburg l>oy
and has many triends here who
wish him great success in his pro
Our young friend, Will Edge
worth has organized u clothes
pressing club,and is now prepared
to do all kinds of work in that line
at reasonable rates.
Mr. anti Mrs. IT. D. Watkins
of County Line, spent Saturday
night in the city with their pat
Mr. G. I. Latimer, of Cross
Plains, visited his daughter, Mrs
W. T. Stevens, here Sunday
Miss Mary Kate Tinney return
ed home Sunday, after an extend
ed visit to relatives in Coweta. Sin
was accompanied home by he
cousin, Miss Etta Bridges.
1‘aul Warren, Ben Bridges and
Ed Copeland, of Sargent, visited
! in Whitesburg last Sunday.
Mr. John Ansley, of Newnan,
visited his parents here last Sun
Mr. Love, of Michigan,is spend
ing a few days in the city this
Messrs. W. V. Burnett, W. T.
House worth and J. M. Watkins
are in Carrollton this week serving
on the jury.
Mr. W. T. Strickland and little
son, Willie, went to Newnan last
Miss Mary Parks went up to
Misses Rebie Reese and Norma
Elam Deracken, of Senoia, spent
Sunday with his Turin friends.
Mr. J. (). Norris, of Hampton,
President of Turin Banking Co.,
made a business trip to Turin this
Misses Eula I’age and Jimmie
Shell spent Monday in Newnan.
Mr. II. R. Davies made a busi
ness trip to Carrollton Monday.
Mrs. Hardy and daughter, Miss
Mamie, visited Senoia last week.
Miss Elizabeth Walker will go
to Waverly Hall next week, where
he will be bridesmaid at the mar-
lage of her friend, Miss Bird
At a joint meeting of the boards
of the Turin aud Sharpsburg
schools last week it was decided to
sell the present school buildings in
Turin uml Sharpsburg and to
build a union Hchool on a lot mid
way between the two towns, near
the residence of Mr. A. S. Jones.
This will give this section one of
the Itest schools in the county.
R. F. D. route No. 2 will start
from this office 16th inst. witli
Talmage Moore carrier. Leaving
Turin the route will l>e as follows:
South to E. O. Linche’s; west to
Black Jack; south to W. B. Har
ris’, down Gordon road J. M.
Strickland’s; thence east to Cal
houn place; north to Farmdale;
then by Pleasant Hill and Bethel
churches to Senoia and Elder’s
mill road and along the S. J. El
der’s place; then into Turin over
that part of route No. 1.
Route No. i will Ik; changed us
followsr Leaving Turin out road
by W. C. Ragsdale’s andj. D.
Johnson’s to cross roads at Hunter
aud Urquhart place; west to IT.
G. Bailey’s, down road to the Joe
Russell old place, down road to
Collins place; retrace to W. H.
Summers,thence north N.G. Hun
ter’S; retrace to Bailey Academy,
then north by J. C. Hunter’sjthon
west by Camp place; then east by
Mrs. Martin’s aud J. IT. Young’s
pluco to T. L. Gruves;then back to
Turin; thence out out by L. T.
Mann’s and Rev. II. L. Reese’s to
McIntosh road, then west to cross
road, near Lee Jacobs’; then south
hack to Turin.
Rev. C. O’N. Martindale filled
his appointment at the Presby
terian church Sunday, preaching
two soul inspiring sermons. Sun
day School Rally Day service in
the afternoon was both interesting
and instructive to all.
accepted this proposition and
ceased, be diaped m mounting oi hereby saved the city a consider -
the space of thirty days. I able sum.
Resolved: That a copj ol this Ttie deal for the W. P. Ninnons
memorial lie transmitted to the be- ^Aace has been closed; the city pay-
reaved family with assurances of ing *2,750 for the property,
our profound sympathy, and that
it also be spread upon the minutes Negro Killed,
of this lodge as an evidence ot the
great worth of our departed bro- Alex Weaver, colored, was kin
der. G. A. Nunnally, jedby Bunch McKeaver, colored,
J. W. Owens, Ion Hon. B. L. Redwine’s place
. P. T. McCutchen, ' last Wednesday night. The trou-
Committee. ble occurred at a negro frolic. No
arrest had been made up to yester-
Nesro Murderer Captured ' day afternoon. McKeaver was re
in Mississippi. ! P orted 88 havin & made 110 fcffort to
Sheriff J. L. Brown returned to, —
Newnan last Saturday night from) Dr. Anderson, Dentist, Salbide
Meridian, Miss, where he wept to I Building. tf
More About Business Inter
ests of Moreland.
The W. A. Brannon Go. is do
ing a fine business. Gordon Bran
non, book-keeper, is an encyclo
pedia and arithmetician combined.
G. I. Wilson, the linguist, is ever
ready to serve you. Me. Wilson
will delight the boys and girls
with his wares. D. H. Braswell,
the “old reliable,” is waiting to
serve all who come. Sam Cham
bers is waiting for your wants to
be made known. Oscar Albright
is with this firm and scatters sun
shine among its customers. Wal
ter Pitta and Phillips, weighers
for the two warehouses, are not
Miss Music, are in Ala. They wentj^lauU to sec her father, Rev. W.
to visit Mrs. Farmer’s sister, Mrs. ! A - i>arkH > Moiiduy, ^ at the
Wesleyan Memorial Hospital. V
are glad to know he is improving.
Misses Lena and < bmelia Stripk-
Bick, who died Saturday morning
from the effects of a bad scald, re
ceived two weeks ago.
Bro. Hodnett is conducting a
series of meetings at the Methodist
church and desires the co-opera
tion of the entire community. The
congregations were small the early
part of the week, owing to the
rainy weather, but have been bet
ter the last few services.
land visited Newnan last Sunday,
returning home Monday.
Mis. Myrtie Mathews and chil
dren are visiting friends in Atlan
j Miss Lucy Harris and Mr. P.
Help Wanted. 1 Fitch Gook were united in mar-
Young man between 16 and 25 I riage Sunday morning at 10
years to do copying. M ust write j o’clock, Rev. Hammond otticiat
good hand and swift. Answer in
own handwriting care News.
Miss Ruth Jackson has returned
to Hollouville, after a visit to
The farmers are still holding
their cotton, notwithstanding the
drop in the past few days.
Prof. Hall gave a most interest
ing lecture at the auditorium last
Friday night. His subject was
“The Evolution of Woman.”
Gapt. Levi Bullard has returned,
Mrs. Dilut'd Bullard is visiting
relatives in Macon.
Prof. Nat Bullard, of Brunswick,
who has been visiting his father,
Gapt. Levi Ballard, left for home
The “Woman’s Glub” will hold
an important meeting at Mrs. Wi-
residence, Friday, Oct. 20th,
to 'i&rfect plans for the unveiling
of the Confederate monument.
Mrs. Dean, Acting Regent of the
Piedmont Continental Chapter,
Daughters of the American Revo
lution,” will attend the state con
ference which convenes in Macon
Mrs. Hal Johnston is at Hot
Mr. and Mrs. Ghas. Mosely will
spend part of the winter in Flori
Mrs. Margaret Dean Morris, who
has been spending the summer at
Manitou Springs, Colorado, will,
reuh home Oct. 24th.