The Newnan News " a " * H ar « Umt
I the Htrw'tfi Hi I lx; named ami si^iis
Issued Every Friday.
giving the names 1h* posted at each
J. T. FAIN, Editor and Publisher street corner, anil that the houses
After these simple requirements
have lifen met, Mrs. Atkinson
feels sure the postolliee depart
ment will at onee proeeed to per-
feet a deli very system for Newnan.
1 The letter received by her is very
favorable in tone ami indicates that
i this w ill lie the outcome of the
SUBSCRIPTION RATE. $1.00 PER YEAR.
OFFICIAL PAPER OF COWETA COUNTY.
'Phone No. 20.
O'FICE UP STAIRS IN THE WILCOXON BLO G
And Col. .lames \V. English, Jr.,
lias pme and Itouglit him a news
paper. Perhaps the resourceful
Colonel will operate his print ini'
plant with convict lalior.
Some folks who would never
have lieen suspected of entertain
ing Kindi feelings are now saying
mean thing's atniut Major .1. I 1 '.
Hanson; Imt. the public has caught
on to (lie fact that these same folks
are merely trying to sidestep the
Major’s connection with their
newspaper vent tires.
The Evening Georgian is to lie
the name of \ Manta's new alter
noon paper, and Jolin Temple
Graves is to Is* its editor. The
Georgian will begin publication at
an early date. I 1 '. I,. Seely, a
wealthy Atlanta business man, is
President of the Gisirgian com
puny. John Temple (liases has
retired from the editorial chair of
the Atlanta News and that paper
is now controlled by Charles Dan- I
iid and J. W. English, Jr.
At a special meeting of city
council to lie held Thursday night,
action will lie taken in regard to
marking the streets and number
ini; the houses. Council’s action
can lie forecasted with certainty.
Mayor P.urdctt assures the News
that immediate steps will lie taken
to comply with the requirements
of the postolliee department. This
means that Nesvnan will get city
delivery of mail as soon as the
necessary steps for inaugurating
the system can lie taken.
r.lTY DELIVERY OF MAIL.
(hi tin 1 second page
week's News will tie found an edi
Undid in reference to the delivery
of mail in this city. Since this
editorial was placed in type, Mrs.
\V. V. Atkinson has received a
communication from the postolliee
department in reply to her state
meat of conditions here and re
quest tortile establishment of cit\
delivery in Newnan, This letter
makes it clear I hat a delivery s\s
tern will be established lunt* as
soon as certain requirements of the
department are complied with.
I’ll esc requirements, as i’nr as New
It lias developed that Count
bony Custardpie, the miserably
devilish and dirty little husband
ol Jay (build's daughter, is not a
scion of a noble family of France
tint the descendant of ancestors of
low birth who stole the name and
titles ol the Castellano family after
it had become extinct. Ho it is
evident, that Anna Could didn’t
| acquire as much as an honorable
title in wedding the spurious
Count. Far lietter it would have
lieen for her if she had married an
honest American hod carrier.
I Hugest llntt alt the local Kcrilics of
the Newnan News meet, by permission
nt the editor, in Ids office on Home Sat
urday in July or August to form ac
quaintance witli the editor and each
oilier. In connection with tins, I may
make Home further suggestions in the
future. PleiiHo tel us hear from you.
Tlie editor is railing upon ns to he
very brief and precise. I >f course the
llhernl editor will not limit us to tell
only who is visiting. Too much of this
kind of news soon becomes monotonous.
Uev. K. M. Stevens, who recently re
turned from the theological school in
Ixinisville, preached a fine sermon here
last Sunday. His text was 16th verae of
1st chapter of Romans. “Power of the
Oosiiel’’ was his theme.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Kenney and daugh
ter,,of Temple, are visiting their uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Lipscomb.
We are pleased to note quite nn im
provement in the number, quality and
regularity of the News correspondents,
Misses Ruth Almou and Anna Foster,
two first grade teachers from Haralson,
were here last Saturday and Sunday
visiting the homo of the former's pat
Mr. David MoBrayer. of Kentucky, is
in the city for a short while, visiting his
SeabjPIdllips, a colored boy who was
held in high esteem by all the white
peoplejhere, died last week.
Although the weather Inis lieen very
disagreeable the greater |iarr ot the time
since Christmas, there is hut little sick
ness here. The doctors think the conn
try is distressingly healthy.
()ur Sahliatli Schools are on a boom.
The average attendance is greater than
The improvement in appearance and
in a commercial way is very apparent in
The school board is making arrange
ments to have the property of the school
district assessed at an early date. The
anti-school men who opimsc the special
tax to bo levied to supplement the pub
lic school fund, held a meeting last
| Monday evening to devise means by
which they lm|ic to make null and void
[ I lie recent election on.the school ques
| Will Igitunnr and his two sisters, of
I Gross Plains, Eva and Annie, spent last
Sunday here with their sister, Mrs. W.
j T. Stevens. Miss Eva will remain hero
i for several days. She is quite a favorite
here with the younger set, having once
attended Hutcheson Gollegc.
Miss Mary Hodnntt. teacher at Hutch
eson Gollegc, went to Carrollton Friday
evening to visit her parents, Judge and
Our farmers put in good time during
that beautiful weather, turning the soil.
Eleven cent cotton has given them now
courage and killed the “calamity how
ler” outright. Let come prosperity or
adversity, some of us seem to be prone
EVERYTHING FOR THE FARM.
We sell almost everything needed in the fanner's home and
on his farm. Our big stock of general merchandise was
carefully selected in the markets, and every article is priced
right for cash or on time. Whatever the farmer’s needs
may be, vie are prepared to supply them. Some of the
tilings needed on the farm at this time of the year are nam
ed below. It will be to the advantage of any farmer to buy
tItese 1 lungs in our store.
We handle the celebrated products of tho Coweta Fertilizer
Company, ami the famous “Ox brand Guanos.” Farmers
know the worth of these goods. We sell them right.
We buy No. 1 timothy hay in car-load lots; sell it in im
mense quantities, and always at low figures.
RUST PROOF OATS.
Let us furnish you home grown and Texas rust proof seed
outs. We have both kinds, and they are the best quality of
We have a big lot of eastern grown Irish potatoes for plant
ing. Triumph, Early Rose, Goodrich and Peerless are the
varieties we sell. All farmers want to plant some of these.
NEW ORLEANS YRUP
We have just received a new shipment of line New Orleans
Syrups, in lau rels and half barrels. Price range from 20c to
40c per gallon in barrel or half barrel quantities.
STEWART & PARKS
A pretty Imino wedding occurred on
Sunday afternoon at J o'clock at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Moore, of
Lotto Oak, when their daughter,Maggie,
was united in marriage to Mr. Fred
Shaddix, of Grantville. The ceremony
wits performed by Rev. W. R. Lambert,
The bride was handsome in u gown of
gray silk. The attendants were Missj
Myrtis O'Neal, Gruutvillo; Miss Mattie;
OolliiiH, Messrs. Henry Sewell and Pas
olini Moore, Lone Oak. The home
was beautifully deoorated in smilax and
holly. A sumptuous ninner wits served
in the dining room at 6 o'oloek, after
which a reception followed. On Mon
day a dinner was given the happy cou
ple nt the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Shaddix, of Moreland. The bride was
the recipient of many valuable and use
Misses Alva O’Brien, Neely Shaddix,
Myrtis O’Neal, Emmie Lee Rosser, Dell
Shaddix, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Drake
and Mr. T. M. .Lester attended the
The Ladies Parsonage Society will be
entertained this afternoon by Mrs. W,
I. White nt n Valentine drawing. Each
lady present will be required to write a
Valentine, oomio or otherwise; nfter
which the drawing will take place. The
occasion no doubt will be an enjoyable
Mrs. Colley Leigh went to Atlanta to-!
Saturday and Sunday Gol. and Mrs.
R. O. Jones and little daughter, Doro
thy, of Newnan, were guests of Mi. and
Mrs. W G. Sadler.
Mr. R. I. Sewell went to Atlanta last
Miss Tommie Lou lister is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Robert McCoy, nt Sar
Mrs. T. M. Zellars visited Iter mother,
Mrs. Fuller, at St. Charles, Monday.
Miss Minnie Wilkinson, of Hogans-
ville, s|K>nt the Utter ixirt of last week
with Miss Edna White.
Col. W. O. Post, of Newnan, visited
bis jmrents here Sunday. His little son,
Glen, who has been visiting bis grand-
parents, Hon. and Mrs. W. A. Post, re
turned home with him.
Mr. E. L. Bryant and family, who
have beeu at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Bryant, have returned home to
Mr. Otis White, of Mountville, spent
a day or so last week with his uncle,Mr.
John T. White.
Mrs. T. M. Lester is near Shnrpsburg
at the home of her son, Ira Lester.
We are glad to note that Capt. W. J.
Fuller is much improved from his re
cent- spell of pneumonia.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Yeager, of Beth
lehem, and Messrs. Hopkins and Stone,
of West Point, spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Hopkins.
Miss Ruth Nall, of Turin, is visiting
Misses Bibie Robinson and Lizzie Lee
Shaddix weut to Newnan Saturday.
Mr. J. W. Jenkins, of Palmetto, is the
guest of his daughtei Mrs. Robert Jeu-
Armour’s Famous Guanos and Acid
Armour’s African Cotton Grower
Helmet High Grade
And any grade desired.
9 - 3 - 3
10 - 2 - 2
13 - 4
9 h - •"> - 3
y - 2 - 3
Fanner’s Hone, made of fish scraps and hone
Royster’s Higli Grade.
Old Cumberland Guano is as fine as ever.
On the above Fertilizers wa can fit any farmer and we want you to come and let
us give you a good close price and let us order out for you at once your needs.
BRADLEY & BANKS
kins, and his grandson, Mr. Steve Jen
Mr. and Mrs. Dnc Robertson returned
Monday from a visit to their daughter,
Mrs. Dora Parker, in Newnan.
Miss Ada Taylor is in Atlanta.
Mr. Ewol Hopson, of Tennessee, is the
guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W
Dr. and Mrs. Sim Zellars, who hnve
been at the home of their brother, Capt.
T. E. Zellars, returned to their home in
Mr. Carl Sewell was in Hognnsville
Hon. W. A. Post bad the misfortune
to lose a fine horse n few days ago. The
horse, while running in the lot, fell aud
broke its leg nud hud to be killed.
Capt. W. P. White and Dr. Hogg
went to Hognnsville Tuesday.
Rev. H.L. Crumley will prenoli at the
M. E. Church Sunday evening. All in
terested the orphans home at Decatur
should hear him.
W. T. Hopson went to Atlanta Tues
A Sale of
Barnett. St. John «fe Co., lending clothiers and furnishers,
will during this month put on sa’e all winter goods at a
great sacrifice. The goods we offer you are high grade
clothing and furnishing
The war department lias donated thri e
Rodman guns to be used on the mound
surrounding the base of tlie Confederate
monument. These guns were secured
through Senator A. S. Clay, and will be
shipped at an early date.
The Daughters of the American Revo
lution distributed through the schools
pictures of James Oglethorpe, Georgia’s
illustrious founder. The pupil writing
the most comprehensive essay on the
life and labors of Oglethorpe, will be
given a handsome prize. The money
obtained will be forwarded to Savanuah
to be used for the Oglethorpe monu
Dr. Wister Smith, of Palmetto, and
Col. Claud Smith, of Fairborn, have an
nounced themselves ns candidates for
the lower house of the Georgia Legisla
ture, opposing Col. John Lougino, the
Col. Chas. Reid is home from Florida.
Mr. Arthur Reid, sou of Judge H. m.
Reid, of Atlanta, is visiting friends here
Mrs. Edward Parks, of Newnan, is
visiting her sister. Miss Mary Johnson.
Mrs. T. P. Zellars is with friends in
Misses Alleeu Mitchell, Edna Pugh,
Stevie Timmons, Messrs. R. L. Tim
mons, Jr., Roy Wynn and Willis Tim
mons, all of Atlanta, were the guests of
Mrs. S. m. Ek*au Saturday and Sunday.
Col. Chas. Hayden, of Atlanta, was
down last week on a hunting trip.
Mr. Tom Arnold will soon begin to
erect a handsome colonial home on his
vacant lot adjoining his present location
Mr. Fayette Morris, of Atlanta, is
visiting his sou, Mr. Walter Morris.
goods, to be sold regard
less of their real value.
W e have too many winter
goods on hand, and we in
tend to sell them, as we
need the room for our
spring stock. AV e chal
lenge competition on the
prices we offer you. This
is no time to hesitate, but
act at once and call to see
what bargains we have in
store for you. Remember
we are offering you high
class goods at cut prices.
No “odds and ends", no
“shoddy” goods, but good,
our winter goods
marked down to
throughout our store.
You are cordially invited
to call and see the great
bargains we are offering
Barnett, St. John <S