The Newnan weekly news. (Newnan, Ga.) 189?-1906, December 01, 1905, Image 2
POTTS AND PARKS Dress Goods, Silks, Velvets. Tin Intent, Htylos are found at thin store in everything p«*r- laining to ladies’ apparel; but we want your attention on uni - strong line of dress goods, which in the largest and most up-to-date within this market, and all fresh and bright. NEXT WEEK We wil greens, 1 show some special grades of all wool Henriettas in reds, castors and blacks at unusually low figures,and trimmings to match each shade, whether it be braids, silks or velvets. Broadcloths. New lot. just in—garnets, greens and grays—prices, 85c, #1 and *1.26 per yard. See our black cloth at *1.75 and *2.0<1 per yard. Silks, Silks. Ton shades of yard wide changeable and solid shades of taf fetas at per yard, #1 .<K); twelve shades of striped talfetas, chifTon finish, one yard wide at *1.25 a yard. Sen the new Alice blue, Reseda and Myrtle greens utid garnet just opened. Velvets and Velveteens. All the popular shades of velvets at *1.00 a yard. \ elveteen for suits or waists, 24 inches wide at 50c a yard. WE SELL (}old Medal black goods, Krippeiulorf-Dittman shoes, Amer ican Lady corsets, Ruttorick patterns. POTTS & PARKS Dry Goods, Dress Goods, Notions, Shoes REYNOLDS’ CASH PRICES To make trading interesting and lively this store makes some remarkable oilers to cash buyers. “Rig Four,” a good package coffee, is priced at 16 cents per pound—two pounds for •J5 cents. Moclio and Java, a line 25c blend, is priced at 20 cents. A high grade coffee as good as any on the market—regular 115c seller .—at 11 pounds for 80c. Oat Flukes at 10c per package. These are special reductions for cash. Orders are being filled for everything for fruit cakes, and everything is fresh and first-class. This includes all kinds of fruits and nuts. J. F. REYNOLDS Grocer Greeneville St. In 1831 the much beloved Wil liam Steagall served thechureh. With the coming years New nan increased in size ami the member ship grew, the building was too small, and in 1855, during the pastorate of William E. Evans, the little church was moved to the pi act of the present Methodist’par- sonage, and added to, making what is known as “the old Church.’’ What hallowed memories cling around “the old Church,” when we recall the lives of the Steagalls, the Mitchells, the Dougherty's the (’larks, the neesesj and many, many others we have not space to mention. It was the generous- hearted Maj. M. R. Clark who pre sented “the old Church” with the first silver communion service. Again the fact presented itself that the borders must lie eidarged, as the flock had increased, and, during the pastorate of that noble, unselfish, sunny-spirited man, A. M. Thigpen, the corner-stone of our present Church was laid with great enthusiasm, on the 25th of August, 1874. “Long and imposing was the procession in whieh marched the Newnan Guards, the members of the bar, the Good Templars, the Corner-stone Club, the Masons and civilians. The day opened bright and beau tiful, and providence smiled upon the occasion. The altar and pulpit had been tastefully decorated with ] flowers. The house was filled to its utmost capacity. When the choir began that grand anthem, I Store offers special prices on dress - the twenty-four Psalm, a wave of ers, iron beds and stoves. There holv fervor seemed to flow out over , ‘' ., v ,, r rhi(r are many styles and prices, and the assembly. Rev. A. M. lbig- 1 ‘thing m the lot needed by SPECIAL Prices for Seasonable SALES j\ For a short time the Big Furniture pen, of DeSoto, who was pastor when the enterprise w as begun,! every family. We are closing out read the first hymn, “Before Jeho vah's awful Throne,” and at the conclusion of the singing, lie led in an earnest and appropriate prayer. After the reading of the lession, the pastor, Rev. W. W. Wadsworth, announced the second hymn, “I Love Thy Church, O God,” which was sung with great power by the vast audience. 'Dr. Boring then arose to preach the dedication sermon. His text was 2 Chronicles, 7:12-17. It was a grand sermon; and when the speak er closed, the entire congregation felt the influence of the divine pre sence, and seemed to realize that they were indeed within a holy, consecrated place. The lesson from the Old Testa ment was then read by ltev. Mr. Thigpen, and the lesson from the New Testament by the pastor. The trustees came forward around the a number of these articles to make room for other stock; and the spe cial prices are certain to make sales to all who come. The pastor, A. M. Thigpen, who altar, and while the congregation lmd endeared himself not only to his own flock but the entire town, made the address of the occasion. Was lieautiful in thought and ex pression, and reached all hearts who were present. Those who witnessed the laying of the corner-stone by M. I*. Kel logg, president of College Temple, acting as grand master, cannot for get the sweet, touching prayer of fered by Unde Batty Mitchell, one of the patriarchs of the Church, so bowed with the burden of years, he was able neither to kneel nor Did you know this store carries the largest stock of Furniture and House Furnishings to be found between Atlanta and Montgomery? It is a lact; but don’t take our word for it—come and see for yourself. DEPOT 8T. E. O. REESE, NEWNAN, 6A. Newnan Marble Works, J. E. ZACHARY, Proprietor. All Manufacturer and Dealer in— Kinds Marble and (> Granite Georgia Marble a Specialty. 4 i stood, Mr. J. E. Dent, the chair man of the board presented the building according to the ritual of the Church, as follows: “We present you this house to lie set apart from all secular and unholy use, and dedicated to the worship of Almighty God.” The prayer of dedicatiau follow ed, being read by the pastor. The hymn composed by L)r. C. D. Smith for the occasion, was then sung. Its appropriate Jsentiment and deep spirituality, together with an outburst of melody from All work guaranteed to be First Class in every particular. Parties needing anything in our line are requested to call, examine work, and get prices. stand, but sat upon thestone while hundreds of voices uniting with he prayed for the prosperity of fervor in the worship, made a pro- Zion. Another picture is just as found impression. It was a fitting vividly painted upon memory: it | close to the service, and under OFFICE AND WORKS NEAR R. R. JUNCT’N. NEWNAN, GA. DR.T. B. DAVIS. Rettldunce ‘Phone 6-three calls. DB. W. A. TURNER, . Residence 'Phone * / DAVIS & TURNER SANATORIUM, Corner College and Hancock Sts., NEWNAN, - - - GEORGIA. its is the graceful form and at that j influence the benediction was pro time the still handsome face ofjnounced. venerable Mrs. Olive Dougherty, Twenty years have come and who, with Masonic gavel, tested]gone. God has blessed our people the work to see that it was firmly wonderfully. From a flock of three placed. hundred and fifty we now While we speak of Bister Dough erty, we remember that long line of associate mem tiers of the Corner - number eight hundred souls. In the past twenty years there are some members whose lives stone Club, who stood by her that! have been beacon lights along the High, central and quiet location. All surgical and medical cases taken, except contagious diseases. Trained nurse constantly in attendance. Rates $5.00 per day. Private office in building. ’Phone 5 two calls. Davis & Turner Sanatorium. j j Merck & Dent way. Their examples are well worth emulation. One of these was Y. H. Thompson, who for more than fifteen years, was the superintendent of our Sabbath - school. Nobly did he fill that place, as well as others of equal importance. No man in the town was so beloved, and his influence, like the odor of sweet flowers, still the Corner-stone j lingers around our people. Others eligible lot and who were prominent members were day, l>oth sorrowful and rejoicing in heart. Rejoicing in the success whieh had crowned their labors, sorrowful because their founder and beloved president, Mrs. Cor nelia F. Reese, lmd just been trans lated to the Church triumphant. Through her untiring zeal and wise counsel, aided by Jthe hearty co-operation of the godly women who composed Club, was the house of God purchased. What a Mr. James 'lhompson, Mr. Samuel debt ol’gratitude we also owe the j Olmstead, Mr. Bert Hill, and Mr. building committee, J. E. Dent, jW. F. Lovejoy. Brother Lovejoy J Dr. Gabe Johnson, Y. !!• Thomp-j went from us less than two years i son and John Itedwine. Upon the ago. He, too, vs as our shoulders of these the burden rest- A Regular Smash-up points a straight finger to this place, for the very good reason that here un- wheeled, generally bat tered up vehicles can get back to business at small cost. One word and that is the end of it: We do carriage repairing and charge you only just what’s right. Sabbath- school superintendent for many years. His life will be perpetuated The History of the Newnan! from Fayette circuit ami organized M.E. Church. a Methodist Church in Coweta - county, in February, 1828. The HY MISS LU HA l’KllDY. The Methodist Church New- “The ed, and we who reap the benefit of their untiring labors would do j in the house ol worship, homage to their names. Dr. Gabe j Lpvejoy Memorial,” built by oui Johnson is the only one of that Church at a cost ot three thousand building committee who still lives BUGGY BUILDERS dollars during the present year. to bless us with his presence and These godly men, though dead, our Church with his generous sup- y e t live in the hearts ami memories port. ; of those who knew them. M hile Eleven years passed by of sun- W e miss those who have joined the shine and shadows for our Church, j “host innumerable,” we rejoice true and tried men preached the that we still have with us many simple, pure gospel and God bless-1 whose lives are an inspiration and ed the people spiritually and ma- great blessing to Church and terially. They did not attempt to communty. fully complete the Church until There have been many large in during the pastorate of \V. W. ] gatherings of souls under the min- Wadsworth. He is due praise and i s try of different pastors, but the gratitude for his efforts in the greatest has been in the past three beautiful adornment and appro- years, under the pastorate ot Broth- priate inscription on the iuterior, er j. K. King. Five hundred have as well as for the symmetrical peen enrolled on our Church rec- Legal Blanks Rev. Willis Mathews was circuit rider that year. But the first ser- lian has a history, a history full of I uiop by a Methodist minister in interest to those who have grown Newnan was by Rev. Dabney 1’. up around her sacred altars. | Jones, in 182.. v Some one has said, “The sun In 1829, the Rev. Simeon L. never sets upon the people called Stevens fed the little flock of eight Methodists.’’ In a sense this is, souls in a little log house, located true, for by their zeal and courage near the cemetery, in the town of they enter every place whore there Newnan. We give a list of the first steeple, which is the chief beauty ord. are those hungering for the “bread membership: Mr. and Mrs. Ernest] of the Church. The work was May God still bless of life.” Wittiek. Mr. and Mrs. Huggins completed, and ou Sunday, June yet more abundantly. The Methodists were the first to Mrs. Davis and her son, Nathan, I 28th, 1885, the Church was dedi- urgaui/.e a Church in the wilds of Mrs. Cooper and her sister, Miss cated to the worship ol Almighty Coweta county. ! C. Echols, sisters of Mrs. Dough- God. The grand, true men of early erty. Bishop Hargrove was to have Methodism sought not easy places In 1830, a new church was built preached the dedicatory sermon, but “counted it all joy" to go over on the lot near where the Metho- but was prevented by sickness, mountains and plains, in heat and dist parsonage now stauds. It was l)r. Jesse Boring, the presiding cold, to do the Master's work. It I about 30 feet square, and all rejoic- elder of the district, and the most his lalxirs was one of these brave, true “sol-! oil in having such a capacious venerable and gifted Methodist in diers of the Cross,” the sainted I house of worship. The pastor for the State, preached the dedication William Steagall, who came over 1 that year was Richard I Winn. sermon. A list of preachers who have served the Newnan M. E. Church since its organization: 1829— Simeon L. Stevens. 1830— Richard I. Winn. 1831— William Steagall. 1832 1833 1834—William’ Steagall. (Continued on page 6 -) A stock of all kinds of Legal Blanks will be found at the NEWS OFFICE. The stock in cludes Notes, Mortgages, Deeds, Bonds and all blanks used by business men, as well as those used only by justices, constables and attorneys. All»of these blanks are regular in form, and the paper and printing are exceptionally good. InSfact, no blanks printed in the State look better or will give the users better satifaction. 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