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THE NEWNAN NEWS. VOL. VI. NEWNAN, GA., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2. 1906. NO. 43 Trade With the Hustling Merchants Who Advertise in the Newnan News, About Dr. Nunnally’s Candidacy. Editor Nows:—Thanking you for an offer of space in your col umns, I ask that you give the fol lowing to your readers: TO THE EDITORS IX ItKORlilA: The press is a power with which we have to reckon in all political I neighbor movements, and be it said to the honor of the men who “push the quill and fill the stick,” it has proved to be the guardian of per sonal rights and the preserver of human liberties. 1 submit herewith an announce ment of my candidacy for the office of Governor of the State of Geor gia, and also a declaration of prin ciples upon which 1 stand. If they commend themselves to your in telligence and to the approval of your conscience, 1 would be glad to have your editorial support. If however, you should conscienti ously differ from me, while I shall regret it, yet I cannot expect you to stultify yourself, neither would 1 ask you to use your columns in the advocacy of principles and measures that you, for satisfactory reasons, condemn. Still it would rejoice me to know that the press of the State was with me in this honest effort for a clean government. TO MV BRETHREN: You may say, the announce ment of my candidacy was a sur prise to you, and perhaps to some it is the occasion of grief and fear. Grief, that the high calling of the ministry should be compromised by contact with political move ments. In reply 1 would say, remem tier that one of the noblest ministers of God in the olden time, and whose illustrious life and ser vices have challenged the admira tion and emulation of all engaged in thepame work, went forth “with a trowel in one hand and a sword in the other.” Entering the ministry does not destroy the impulses of ptriotism, nor deny to any one the rights of citizenship nor relieve him of the obligations to maintain good gov ernment. He is still a man, with Mrs. Mike Powell’s Delight* ful Reception. which 1 cheerfully grant to you, viz.: honesty of purpose, sincerity of motive and intentions of truth fulness, there can be no breach be- One of the most elaborate and tween us. You shall enjoy my beautiful receptions of the season confidence and esteem and be the j "'as that given Saturday afternoon recipient of all those courteous J by Mrs. Mike Powell. The spaci- ministeries which characterize the i °us hall and parlors were arranged deportment of one gentleman and i with chairs, numbered, and the and friend toward an- j quests being received in a most other. So then give yourself un- j gracious manner by Mr. and Mrs. hindered to the advocacy of those ' Powell, were handed a program principles which you can consci- j with corresponding number, lic entiously support and rest assured j big seated they were given a most of my abiding friendship. I hope, however, that the declaration of principles for which 1 stand may meet your conscientious approval. TO THE l’EOPl.E OE OEORU1A: My appearance in the field was to you sudden, and it may appear unaccountable. Hut the cause of I my coming out is not as some have I intimated, in the interest of any candidate who was previously in the race. My sense of honor for bids any such deal. 1 should lose my self-respect and justly bring upon my head the condemnation of all right minded citizens, if I should allow myself to be made the tool in playing such a political trick. Not one of the candidates have I spoken to since the cam paign opened;indeed I have seen only two of them, and then only to pass the usual salutation of gentletnen, without a word of con versation on any subject. Neither has there passed between us a single line of correspondence, nor has any friend of any of them mentioned the subject to me in any manner whatever. The history of my candidacy is simply this: For more than twenty five years I have stood right where J stand today on these questions, especially those which have the elements of moral reform in them. Publicly and privately, before re ligious conventions and legislative assemblies, with tongue and pen, I have persistently and consistently pressed them as best I could. I rejoiced when success to any ex- umque and splendid entertain ment—“The Sweet Family.” Mrs. Alonzo Norris, as “the lone relic” of the late Jcdekinh Sweet, played her part, “Ma Sweet,” in an inimitable manner. Mrs. Sanders Gibson, as Ar’minty Ann Sweet, with her “many win ning ways,” rendered a pathetic vocal solo. Miss Hessie Powell, as Betsy Belindy Sweet, delivered an able address advocating woman’s rights. Miss Annie Powel, as Caroline Cordelia Sweet, with her usual fine stage bearing, was charming as a reader. “After the Ball,” an instrumental solo, was brilliantly executed by Miss Sadie May Powel, as Dorothy Delilah Sweet. Miss Virginia Freeman, as Elizabeth Eliza Sweet, “by far the most attractive,” gave as a recitation “Marco BozZaris.” The woes of Frances Fedory Sweet, as a forlorn maiden “disappointed in love,” were pathetically depicted by Miss Lizzie Arnold. Mrs. El len Goolsby, as Glorianna Gada bout Sweet, “who did nothing but giggle,” gave “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” in a most laughable man ner. After the performance the audi ence was invited to remain, and mingled with the members of the caste while a delightful luncheon was served Col. W. S. Hubbard Nomi- of Hindi was enjoyed, alter which nated for Tax Collector. Mrs. Sam Banks won the first prize. Mrs. M.T. Phillips drew Col. W. S. 11ubbard won the the consolation and the booby fell race for tux collccte r in last Sal ar- to Mrs. Z. Green. Mrs. Richards day’s primary, leading both of his was presented with a dainty piece opponents by i large vote. The of handwork. A delicious salad ballots cast at the various polling course followed. places for tli • th ee candidates were as follows Crantville. Hull Wil Wilkin- bard coxnit son Rev. A. H. S. Hugg is spending the First District 92 it 08 week at Lone Oak, making pastoral Young’s Tniiyunl 23 i 8 visits. Kirby’s Store 4 0 Capt. J. D. Brewster was in Grant- Fourth District 9 18 10 villii a few days ago, looking after Ids Fifth District 1 Til 226 180 political interests. Sixth District 96 8 86 Mr Sim Zellars and Dr. Zellars, of Seventh District id 1 l Palmetto, are guests of their brother, Happy Valley •Jit It Capt. T. K. Zellars. Roscoc 10 9 5 Mrs. G. W. Glower is in Newnan this Madras (» r> i week at tlie home of Mr. Robert Clow- Moreland 41) i 8 nr. Hurricane 2 0 8 Mrs. Glenn Arnold iH home from a St. Charles IS few days spent with Iter daughter, Miss Dennis' Store 11 l Lucilo Arnold, at Agues Scott, Decatur. Corner Brunch 1 ii 6 She was accompanied by her little son, Sargent a 48 Charlie Arnold. Grautville 81 0 10 Mrs-Emmett Sewell and Mrs. Sallie Harnlson 28 1 0 Sewell are witli relatives in Atlanta tills Turin 21 8 80 week. — — — Mrs. H. Abner Camp is the guest this Totals 510 888 822 week of Judge aud Mrs. H. W. Camp at Death of Mrs. Mary Turner Mrs. Mary .Jane Turner, widow of ltev. John W. Turner,deceased, died last Monday night at the tent was achieved and wept when | home of ltev> and Mrs 1{ F Hod . defeat overtook the measures, but, nett in Franklin. The funeral oc- convinced all the time that noth- j curretl Wednesday atCoke’s Chap , | ing was ever settled until it was Li hoimrin „h U nn, all the duties and privileges and! * .. t r»® e Ht,vlce bei,, B 1,1 charge ol resnonsihilities of a man : settled light, and believing that, Rev Mr .Ware, of Turin. P ' I ultimately the people would assert Mrs. Turner was 62 years of age. right convictions on these move-1 She wa8 a 8istero fthe lato meats, I have cherished the midy-1 Hunnicntt, the distinguished edi- ing hope that some day redemp- j tor of ^Southern Cultivator. Blit tion would come to our grand old is Burvived )>y 0 »e daughter, Mrs State. I believe the glorious day j R F H odnett. Mrs. Turner was nor to his aliirnment with the po- ™ J aW " ing Tl, ??. h ° UI ' d “ WB Ul * large number Coweta noi to nis alignment wan uie po njgh when a full deliverance from litical party that placed him in of- j these evils will be accomplished. flee, but it is based solely upon the; For more than a year the friends relations the man bears to Jesus Christ, the Great Head of the church, the Savior of sinners and Some brethren, perhaps, have fears that my action may disturb the fellowship of the church. But my Christian fellowship is not based upon the relations a brother liears to the governor of the State The above totals show that Col. Hubbard ran 15K votes ahead of Mr. Willcoxon, his nearest op ponent, and 224 votes ahead of Mr. Wilkinson. The returns show that 1,256 votes were cast in the primary. This was an extremely light vote; due in a large measure, no doubt, to the very inclement weather that prevailed last Satur day. The vote cast falls several hundred short of being half as large as the number of registered voters. In Honor of Mrs. Michael Powell. The Twelve Club will entertain Saturday afternoon at half past two o’clock, at the home of Mrs. Jos. T. Kirby in Mrs. Bow el’s honor, she having won the highest score the past year in the progressive game of dominoes. Each member is allowed to in vite two guests. Receiving with Mrs. Kirby will be Mesdaines Mike Rowell, Frank Cole, Hewlett Hall, Earnest Bowel, Louis Hill, I*. B. Murphey, R. (). Jones, Edgar Croft, Harvy North, Wade Dent and Miss Maie Campbell. county’s best people. Her hus band,who was a Methodist preach er, was a brother of Major W. A. Turner, of this city. Mis. Turner was a member of man of most excellent Christian character. She was greatly be- 1 of these reforms have been en gaged in conferences and inter- to his obedience to the will of God j views aud b * correspondence try- the Methodist church "and a to his obedience to the w ill ol jou. blg ^ f onmi ] abj a p] an upon which In my several pastorates it has succe88 could be atta ined. We all been my fortune to have men in I man iw,. , , .... ,, , , . .. ,. . ... pieieirecl another man ioi this loved by many friends, to whom the membership of the church of ro j e; whose ability and life and! her death is the cause of deep re- all political parties and of all distinguished services entitled him gret. shades ol differences as to policies : j- be confidence of all the people. 1 ; —— — and methods of government-these; Thu mattel . was discussed with | before you asking for your moral have never affected our mutual lei- b j m . be rec0 gnized the importance ; and active support. 1 would stand lowship lor all I had the same ! 0 f tbe movement and hesitated; he j unflinchingly for these ideas if fellow feeling, with all J enjoyed bad a g rea t public work in hand there was not another man in the the same genuine fellowship and , aad d i<l n(d 8ee how he could, with \ world at my side, and i would ad- to aU I extended the same faithful fj de iity to the trust, lay it down; j voeate them with all iny soul if 1 ministries. And let me assure I stiR be hesitated until the grim knew not a vote would be cast into every one that he enjoys the lull- rea p er cam e and took him away j the ballot box in their favor, est liberty of political preferences and j e f t a cau8e without a leader ! Here you have the history of my and I cheerfully accord to him the and } e ft a g^te in tears and sor row over the loss of that cultured gentleman, that spotless man, that purest of patriots, the Hon. Wal ter B. Hill. The worker dies but the work goes on. Casting about for one who was ship is with the Father and with , g^d by a consistent bearing to- His Son,” and in this way, “wej wards these reforms, and who had ___ o ._ have fellowship one with another.” j tbe cour age of his convictions, if, teresta of all the people of the com - to my personae friends: j he did not have the qualifications I monwealth. I stand for principles You need not be embarrassed | for their successful assertion, it' and reforms, which when adopted exercise of every civil right with out any prejudice to his religious standing in my sympathy, in my confidence and in my fellowship. Remember the words of the in spired apostle, “Truly our fellow candidacy. Now, hush your grace less and baseless insinuations that I am out in the interest of any candidate. I stand for what t be lieve to lie the best interests of all the candidates, their wives and their children—for the best inter ests of every man, woman and child in Georgia—for the best in- with the thought, that your posi tion, though adverse to me in this campaign may result in a forfeit ure of our mutual friendship. So long as you accord to me, that has been brought about that I am ; and applied will make Georgia the representative of these prin-' not only the Empire State of the ciples which we believe are held j South but the garden spot of the in common by a majority of the'world. G. A. Nunnally. citizens of Georgia. Hence I am | Newnan, Ga. White Labor at Fertilizer Plant Having found negro labor un satisfactory, the Coweta Fertilizer Company is trying the experiment of operating its plant with white labor. A mixed gang of 27 Swedes, Germans and other na tionalities landed in the city this week from Savannah, and all were immediately placed at work in the fertilizer plant. More laborers of this class will be secured by this company if the first importation proves satis factory. The experiment of the fertilizer people will be watched with interest by other large em ployers of labor in this section. To Mrs. Richards. Mrs. Ellison Richards compli mented her mother, Mrs. Richards, of Macon, Monday and Tuesday afternoons with receptions at her attractive home on Temple Avenue. Receiving with Mrs. Richards Monday afternoon were Mrs. Man- get, Mrs. Henry A mail and Mrs. Richards. After an interesting game of dominoes, the first prize was cut for, and won by Mrs. Bar- row. The consolation was drawn by Mrs. Calhoun Hill. Mrs. Richards was presented with a dainty Japanese pin tray. A de licious salad course was served. Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Rich ards was assisted in entertaining by Mrs. Henry Arnall, Mrs. Man- get and Mrs. Richards. The game Moreluud. Mr. G. A. SiuiH, of Ain., Hj>oiit Sunday in Grautville. Hu was ucooiti|inniod homo Monday by his wlfo and little daughter, Katlduoii, who have been guest* of Mr. and Mm. J. K. Cotton. W. A. Gamp was in Newnan Tuesday. Mrs. W. G. Sadler and Master Lowu- des Sadler visited relatives in Atlanta last week. Miss Ktypliia Dunn, of West Point, wail the guest Thursday and Friday of tier oouslu, Miss Willie Joter. Miss Uertle Post was iu Newnan Mon day. Mrs. W. A. Brannon and MiHs Onie May Brannon, of Moreland, were visit ors ut Mrs. J. H. Cotton's Tuesday. Miss Love Stevens was ill Newnan a few days ago. Miss Bessie Gilbert, of Sunoiu, vfdted Mr. and Mrs. Jumus Gilbert this week. Mr. L. D. Sewell, of Lutherville, was shaking hands witli his numerous friends hero Monday. Mr. uud Mrs. Ira Lester, of Sharps burg, were ut the home of Mr. und Mrs. T. M. Lester, Suuduy. Mr. and Mrs. Ud Hayes spent Tuesday witli Mr. and Mrs. Robertson. Miss Murtliu Andrews was iu Newnan Tuesday. Little Lilliu.ii Cole, of Newnan, spent last week |with tier gruiid-purents, Mr. and Mrs. John Cole. Miss Johnny Lester had as iier guest Suuduy audJJMonduy Miss Florrie Nall of Lone Ouk. Miss Mattie Mattiiows, of Carrollton is visiting tier aunt, Mrs. Molliu Lyle. Hons. W. A. Post and T. M. Zellars Hindi! a business trip to Atluutu Tuesday K. B. Cotton Wont to Moreland Tues day. Emmett Burks is studying tolegruphy under Mrs. Duly in Hoguusviilo. Homer Robinson, E. C. Haynes and Jake Spradlin were in Grautville Sun day. James Moore, of Newnan, is the guest of W. P. Jackson. Mr. McDuniul was found dead hero Suturday. Ho and George Nall had a store-room together. Mr. Nall occupies the front as beef market, while thu rear was used hy Mr. McDaniel as u shoe shop und bod-room. On account of (lie seeming distress of Mr. MuDuuiel’s pot out Saturday evening and because he hud not been seen since Friday night, Mr. Nall decided to investigate, and up on doing so, found him lying dead in bed, John T. White, marshal, notified the Coroner, who arrived Sunday morn ing. The jury’s verdict was that his death was duo to heart failure. lie was an old Confederate soldier, un honest shoemaker, an enemy to no one but himself. Ho died in poverty and was given decent, Christian burial by the town. His remains were Interred in the cemetery hero, the burial rites being l>erformed by ,Rev. W. it. Lambert. About 45 years ago he hod a brother who was found dead near iiere. It was supposed lie iroze to death, us the weather wus extremely cold. Milltown, Mrs. J. B. Goins, Sr., lias Loon con fined to her home by sickness for several days. Mrs. (). It. Garner, from LaGrange, was here last Saturday night and Sun day, the guest of her son, John. Mrs. Frank Barton, who lias been ill for some time is believed to bo better. Miss Sul lie Hoggs, from LaGrange, is visiting Mrs. Everett Parks. Mrs. J. E. D. Taylor is on the sick list Mrs. Yarborough, of Banning, onmo down Saturday afternoon and spent. Sunday with relatives here. Lillie, little daughter of George Argro was the victim of a painful accident, re cently. She full and a snag penetrated near one of her eyes, making a danger ous wound. Mrs. J. J. Hendrix, of Grautville vis ited Iter daughter, Mrs. Homer Allen, last Thursday. Mrs. W. H. Dewberry was sick last week. Michael Bishop moved with his family to Whitoshurg last week. Mrs. J. A. Jordan went to Carroll county last Saturday to visit relatives. Mrs. Nannie Owens has returned from LaGrange, whore she spent a weok with Iter daughter, Mrs. Judson South. Miss Ima MoGohuu lias been sick for several days. Hiram Mobley and Joint Ritchie spent last Sunday in Oruutvillo. Miss Naomi ilutohuus, of Bremen, is the guest of Mrs. Jim Cussel. Rollie Smith is iiere from Palmetto, visiting relatives. He was at the Pal metto uottou mill when the boiler explo sion oocurred, and gives a thrilling ac count of the tragedy. A number of young folks met at Mrs. Goins’ Sunday afternoon auil enjoyed a singing. C. B. Emery moved with his family to Roanoke, Ala., this week. Mrs. Nunuy Owens was sick last weok. Tlie quartett met at Boyd Stevens’ last Sunday afternoon and enjoyed some line music. Our Sunday schools wore well attend ed lust Sunday morning. Bro. Layton, from LnGrange, wa with us at tiiu Chapel last Sunday and preuohud two very interesting sermons. He will be witli us nguin an the 2nd Sunday. Let's give him good attend ance Bro. Guinns will till his regular ap pointment ut Lovejoy Memorial on the third Sunday morning uud evening. liojMt iis many as possibly can will at tend. Bro. Guinus being u young man und a stranger in our midst, we should encourage him all we can by our pres ence and prayers. We are glud to state that all witli whom we have spoken on thu subject of Dr. Nunnally for governor, seem to Irn very anxious that lie should wiu. That show's a very large per cent, of our jmjo- plu are on the right line. They believe iu doing tilings on the right basis. Tliey are much pleused witli bis platform. Tliey don’t think it can be “beat.” It is tlie platform on which every candi date should stand, frem city alderman to president of tlie United Stutes. We are anxious that Bro. Nunuully may become governor for several reasons. First, lie is a tom eranoo man. aud we know that lie wil go rigiit to work to break up tlie jug traflie that is doing our country so much injury, causing so many liomeloss widows and orphans. Another reason is, lie is a humble fol lower of tlie meek and lowly Christ. His ambition is to do something that will advance ttie cause of tlie one whom ids soul delights to honor; and we need just such men as that in office. People may say it is not a good idea to mix religion uud politics, hut our opinion is tlie more religion the better the politics. Hugh G. Hackney leaves today to accept a position as teller in the ladies’ department of the Maddox- Rucker Banking Go., Atlanta. His many friends will regret to learn of his departure. He had been with the First National Bank of Newnan during the past two years, and was one of the most ef ficient and popular bank clerks in the city. Work Begun on New Depot Site A large force of hands is at work grading the site for Newnan’s new passenger station at the rail road junction. The dirt removed is being used in* building a side track to the oil mill below the junction. It is said work will be gin on the new passenger station at an early date. Hoke Smith Their Favorite. Last Saturday at Young’s Tan- yard, while the primary was be ing held, a well known citizen of Coweta polled the crowd on the question of its choice for governor. The crowd numbered 21 voters. Sixteen declared for Hoke Smith, one for Russell, one for Jim Smith, and three were non-committal.