FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 23.
For All the
News of Coweta
NEWNAN NEWS !
Mr. T. A. McCullough, a worthy
cx-Coufo(U*raU* soldier ol' Haralson
district, has been placed in the
race for Treasurer by his friends.
He is oltl and inlirm and unable to
support himself and his aged wife,
and his friends feel sure his claims
to consideration at the hands of
voters are unassailable.
T. .1. Wilkinson, who needs no
introduction to Coweta voters, is a
candidate for Tax Receiver. He
is one of the county’s most genial
gentlemen, and is thoroughly
equipped to till the office.
C. 11. Newton is a candidate for
Tax Receiver. lie is well known,
having ljcen a candidate before,
and is a worthy citizen in every
Samuel Herring, an aged ex-
< onfederate soldier, announces for
Treasurer. He is a good man and
worthy to hold the ollicc.
M. 11. Couch, of Henoia, is again
a candidate for representative. He
was in the last race and proved a
strong candidate. Mr. Couch is
one of Coweta’s most successful
business men, and is a gentleman
who would grace the Lower House
with the best of Georgia’s legisla
tive talent. In him, if elected,
Coweta will have an able and con
lion. I. X. ()rr announces for re-
election to the Legislature. He
has served only a part of his lirst
term in this responsible position,
but his labors have favorably im
pressed his colleagues and constit
uents. Mr. Orris a conservative
citizen anil successful business
S. C. A. at LaCrange. HAPPENINGS IN SOCIETY
President M. L. Johnson of
Georgia Division Southern Cotton
Association has called a meeting
for countv officers in the Fourth
Sans Souci Club.
The Sans Souci Club was enter
. tained delightfully Friday after
District, to assemble m 1 range | noon by Misg Nl>lk , KuswU.
The game of dominoes was play
ping in white and pink bon buns.
After the game the guests enjoyed
an appetizing luncheon of two
courses, served at small tables.
The next meeting will be with
Miss Kae Lowe Spender's nu
merous friends and admirers re
gret to know that she is danger
ously ill with appendicitis in At
lanta. Her mother, Mrs. George
her bedside this week.
on Feb. 28, for the purpose of dis
cussing matters of vital importance! p( ,"" ” ly ; Hm . h KWS [ was Sponclcr, is with her and her fi
to the Association’s success. Pms-! a ininiatl * iro Japanese Intern, tlier spent two or three days .
ident Johnson and his secretary. | am , tho ^ Wlts Ul , pt by drop
Stephen Wright, and \V. S. Cope
land, who has been named its or
ganizer for this district, will meet
the county officers in LaGrange.
Mr. Copeland, who has been
honored with the appointment «‘! Mi ss Vida Drown.
District Organizer, has not yet de- j Those p|Wl . llt wm . Misses gallic
termined to accept the position. | i llu . hanan , |,|a Powel, Lida Drown,
He will probably reach a decision . Husk , Marti|| Yysabel Sallmle,
Mrs. W ill Cox is the guest of
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Mayfield, for a few days. Mr.
and Mrs. Cox, who formerly resid
ed in Tilton, will make their home
in Marietta in the future.
at this meeting.
President Drannon of the Cow
eta Division has been named by
President Johnson as the Fourth
District’s representative on the
State organization's finance and
Eddie North, Carrie Anderson,
Martha Wright, Christine Arnold,
and Mrs. Raymond Lee,of Atlanta. Saturday
A very happy occasion of last
week was the spend tin* day party
at which Mis-, Enin Lcvcrclt on
tcrluincd some of her little friends;
being her thirteenth
W.C. T. U. Meeting.
Two Citizens Fought.
Miss McLeroy’s Recital.
"The Twelve" Entertained.
“The Twelve” had a delightful
meeting with Miss Maie Campbell
A short game of dominoes
was played, then a tempting
luncheon was served. The table
Miss Jessie Dohannon has gone
to Atlanta to have her throat
treated. Her position in the
schools is being tilled by Miss
Maude A mold.
The recital to be given at the
Auditorium on Friday evening,
March 2d, by Miss Clostello Mc-j lookwl >"' eU > with ils
Leroy, will be a very entertaining me,,ta in ml > aml silv ‘‘ r ca " ,,L ‘ 1 -
affair. “Homage to the Flowers” I aba with ml ta l>«rs unshaded,
is a number to be given by twelve Those "ere: Mesdan.es
of the prettiest little girls in the I * *i‘Tvey North,'foni Clilf Glover, of Newnan, came
Dessic and Florence | '*• * ■ Kirby, P. D.' «lown yesterday afternoon to at
>Mrs. Robert Mattox and Miss
Nettie Drr left Tuesday for Griffin
to attend Mrs. Patterson's recep
tion, given in honor of Mrs. Frank
•lit, Mary Cranford, Margaret| Murphey, W ude Dent.R. < >.Jones, ts*ii(l the dance at the Con
urphey, Floriene Walker, Mil-1 I:nu ‘ sl |, -dgar Croft and jClub last night.—Griffin N
dred Merck, Ruth Smith, Willie I ^' ( bat> * FomcIL
The next meeting will In* with
Mrs. Tom Goodrum, March 2nd,
at three o’clock.
llerring, Nannie Farmer, Mary
Moore, Tiny Sutton and Louise
Six larger girls and Muster
A delightful event of Washing-
Lois j ton’s birthday was the cutertain-
Mrs. Callaway, oi Washington,
(<a., and Mrs. Dostrom,of Atlanta,
were the guests of Mrs. 11. C.
Fisher from Saturday until Mon
The Woman’s Christian Temper
ance Dillon met Monday afternoon,
Feb. 12, in the Library Assembly
Room, with an average attendance.
The meeting was called to order by
Mrs. K. (>. Reese, the president.
“Jesus Lover of My Soul” was
sung. Mrs. J. E. Dent led in
prayer. The president read sev
eral passages of scripture taken
from the third and fourth chapters
of Exodus, which teach that our
strength is in the Lord, and if we
trust Him implicitly, lie will tight
the ev il for us, that We are striv
ing so hard to put out of our lo\cd
The minutes of the Iasi meeting
were read and adopted. Each
member present read a clipping
bearing on the temperance ques
tion. Mrs. It. A. Field, who has
been kept away from the meetings
for quite a while on account of
sickness, was present and gave us
an interesting and very encourag
We hope more of the women
will tie present, at our next meet
ing, which will In'thi> tilth of
March. Mrs.,1. 11. Summers,
< 'orresponding Sec.
Mr. V. E. Mangct, a well known
young business man of the city,
and Mr. Stanley, assistant agent
of the Atlanta >K: West Point Rail
road at this place, engaged in a
personal difficulty Wednesday af
ternoon in the street near the de
pot. Several weeks ago these
gentlemen had a disagreement
about a settlement of freight
charges, which resulted in a light,
in which neither gentleman was
much injured. Since that time
there lias been considerable feeling
betwe(>u them, and it culminated
Wednesday in a “bout” in which
both of the men were badly
Mr. Muuget met Mr. Stanley on
the street and, after saying a few
words, struck him in the face.
They clinched and fought for some
time, until separated by pedes
trians on the street. Doth gentle
men were before Mayor Durdett
Thursday morning. As the ugres-
sor in (lie difficulty, Mr. Mangct
was lined Sift. Mr. Stanley was
Miss Camp’s Valentino
man, and his excellent judgment Diur Leigh will present a laugh-
ami firm grasp of public affairs uble lurce. The young ladies com-
stamp him a model legislator. posing the cast arc Misses Lois ton’s birthday was the entertain Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mattox lett
J. H. Young, a well known and Fleming, Frances Farmer, Pellie, ment of the Salmagundi Hub by this week for Florida. They will
worthy citizei?of the Second Dis- McLeroy, Louise Gcarreld, Gath- Mrs. Mamie Swint Johnson. spend several days in Atlanta be-
trict, announces this week for Tax erine Gibson and Emily Wright. The house was tastefully and fore returning to West Tocai.
Receiver. He promises to make Prof. Charles Astin will furnish artistically decorated with ferns Maie and Frances Her-
the race lively for his opponents, music
Mr. Young is an ex-Tax Receiver
of this county.
The Coweta Medical Association
was organized Wednesday morn-
decorated with ferns
for the recital. Another and pot plants,
feature of the program will lie a The game of dominoes was play- kM . < '«»|
vocal solo by Mr. Robert Lovejoy. ed progressively throughout the visit.
afternoon. The prizes given were
ring are expected home from >Shor-
iu a lew days for a
Hardy, of West
Following program was rendered showing the excellent taste of the
last Friday at the meeting of the j hostess.
useful and unique. A delightful
luncheon was served; every detail I’oint, was the guest of Mr. and
v M.... I rn 1/ M........I
Stephens Society of the public
ing at the court-house by Dr. W. schools.
Fifty guests enjoyed the hos
pitality of the afternoon.
L. Fitts,, of Carrollton, State or
ganizer. Officers were elected as
Dr. T. J. Jones, President; Dr.
T. D. Davis, Vice-President; Dr.
T. S. Dailey, Secretary; Dr. R. E.
There was a tine attendance of
Debate: Resolved, That Alexan
der H. Stephens was a Greater j
Statesman than Jefferson Davis.
Mri. Gibioni Card Party.
Mrs. Sanders Gibson was hostess of Major
Mrs. J. T. Kirby Monday and
Prof, and Mrs. Albert, Pender-
grast. ofChipley, spent Sunday in
the city, guests of their parents.
Miss Dillard,of Virginia, a niece
D. D. Woodroof, is ex-
Affirmathe: lb ad ley Da\ is, Dill a „ informal card party Friday pected soon to visit Newnan.
Joe Nunnally, Edgar Meriwether. evenj The occasion was a most .. „ (1 , , - hllllillloOLril .
"NWaHve- Then Davis Joe Meet- . .'IIS. I UISOII, Ol < IHUUlllOOgU, ai
wether Guv Ouillian ' jolly one. After a game ol euchre Wednesday to lie the goes
nether, Guy (juiJIiau. the prize, a dainty piece of lin- ,, less,. Doll
The Affirmative won by default, °* Mi. and Mis.Jtsst Holt.
physicians of the city and county as the Negative had no speeches,
and the Association began its ea- The society was then entertained
reer with evident enthusiasm i by declamations by Frank Holmes,
among its members. The Associa- Richard Hardaway and Frank
gerie, was won by Miss .Sadie May
Powel. A delightful buffet
luncheon was served.
Those present were Mr.and Mrs.
Robert Mattox, Miss Nettie Orr,
tion will meet on the first Tuesday :<)rr; “Modern Wall Street,” by , Mis(j ga(]je May Powel( M r. Grace will regie
in each month at 10 o’clock a. m. Stacy Capers; Current Events, by of Teilue8See> ail(1 Mrs . Wade S. fering wit
Death of S. C. Driskill.
Mr. S. C. Driskill, who removed
with his familv from Newnan to
Officers of H. M. S.
Mrs. Robert Gann, of Atlanta,
was the guest of Mrs. Duke Cole
several days last week.
The friends of Mrs. Den Wright
grot to learn that she is suf-
it.ii la grippe.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Orr were
the guests of relatives in Palmetto
1 the tirst of this week.
Mrs. Mollie Drowsier has been
confined to her bed for several
days with grippe.
Mrs. Daniel, of Franklin, is the
Miss Dossil' Camp was the
charming hostess at an elegant
Valentine party, on Feb. I Ith, at
the beautiful country home of Mr.
and Mrs. J. P. Camp in the Third
I list riot.
The parlor was decorated for the
occasion with bamboo vines and
ferns. After tin* guests had as
Hem bit'll there, t he young men
were requested to write their con
ception of an ideal proposal, and
the young ladies an acceptance or
rejection. Prizes in this contest
were awarded to Mr.'I'. A. Farmer
and Miss Lucile Green. Next the
guests were ushered into tin* din
ing room, where hot chocolate "as
served by Mrs.J. P. Camp. The
table was decorated with red hearts
and the bon bon dishes were tilled
with red and white confections.
Delicious fruits were plentifully in
evidence; and the ices served were
in red and white.
Miss Camp was lovely in a pink
silk trimmed in lace. Miss Katie
Sue Drcwstcr, who assisted in re
reiving, was beautiful in white
point de esprit over red.
About forty young people were
the favored guests of the occasion.
Burrell Patterson’s Case.
Veterans Elect Officers.
In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mattox.
Mrs. Wade Dent entertained at
tea most delightfully Saturday
evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Mattox, of West Tocai,
Fla. The table with its suggestions
of yellow and a mass of jonquils guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
The ladies of the Home Mission
McLoud, Oklahoma, last October, Society ot the hirst Methodist
died Thursday , the 15th inst. He Church have elected officers for
, was sick only two or three days, the year, as follows:
j Deceased was 52 years of age at Mrs. J. E. Dent, president; Mrs.
the time of his death, and is sur- J. F. Lovejoy, first vice president; . 1 i«uuc Shenhens
vived by a wife and five children. Mrs. W. G. Post, second vice | or a centerpiece, was very attrac- Isaac »SU phtim.
Mr. Driskill was a brother of Supt.! president; Mrs. J. T. Kirby, third u ^- Miss Grace Harrow, ol Atlanta,
vice president; Mrs. Will Dlack, I hose present were Mr.and Mrs. spent .Sunday with her sister, Mrs.
connectional treasurer; Mrs. M. G. Maddox, Mr. and Mrs. .Sanders Allers Ilcrtel.
i n number of years, and leaves Keith, local parsonage treasurer; Gibson,Mr. and Mrs. J. J . Kirby.
[ many friends who will regret to Mrs. G. It. Bradley, local home
mission treasurer; Mrs. R. J. Bar
nett, recording secretary; Mrs. The Euchre Club enjoyed the:
W. J. Driskill of the Coweta Fer
tilizer Company. He resided here
a number of years, and leaves
many friends who will regret to
learn of his death.
The Euchre Club enjoyed
For Sate. Ella Leverett, corresponding sec- hospitality of Miss Ina Kirby on
retary; Mrs. M. D. Mooney, agent Wednesday afternoon at the home
Three hundred bushels improved for homes. of Mrs. Edgar Croft. After an
Hurt and Peerless, 90-day Oats, | Mrs. J. E. Dent will goto At- enthusiastic game the prizes were
Mrs. Steve Powell and daugh
ter, Miss Lutic, visited Atlanta
Mrs. J. M. Miller returned from
a visit to New Orleans last. Thurs
The Confederate veterans as
sembled at the court-house last
Saturday morning for the annual
election of officers and transaction
of other business.
Dr. G. A. Nunnally delivered a
stirring address to the veterans
and short talks were made by W.
T. A mail, W. S. Askew, W. A.
Turner and J. D. (loodwyn.
Coweta Camp, No. 1101, then
elected the following named offi
J. B. Goodwyn, Commander;
Dr. A.C. North, Vice-Corn.; J.L.
Drown, Adjutant; Dr. G. W. Pod
dy, Burgeon; Rev. J. W. Cotter,
Chaplain; W. S. Askew, Treas
Delegates to the annual reunion
in New Orleans, April 25, 20 and
27, were elected as follows: Capt.
J. D. Goodwyn, Dr. A. C. North,
The railroad commission was not
fully satisfied as to the case oI
Burrell Patterson,the young white
man from Heard county, who is
under sentence of death for the
murder of William Htewart, and
recommended that the governor
grant a respite until a more com
plete investigation could be made.
Ilotli Patterson and his father
were convicted of this crime, and
father, .Mack Patterson, was sen
tenced to life imprisonment, lie
is now confined at the camp of flic
Palmer Brick Company, near tills
Burrell Patterson’s mother ap
peared before the commission, and
some strong influences were
brought to bear in behalf of a com
mutation for the young man. It is
claimed that Mack Patterson was
the principal in this murder, as if
was he who desired to get rid of
Stewart, though the actual crime
is said to have been committed by
The commission will take the
case up and pass on it finally at ils
March meeting.—Atlanta Consti
The County Democratic Execu
tive Committee will meet in the
office of County Commissioners in
the court house in this city on the
lirst, Tuesday in March, next, at
12:M0 o’clock p. in., for the pur
pose of discussing the advisability
of fixing, at said time, a date and
rules for a primary election for
nominating candidates for the
Legislature and county offices, and
to fix a time for said election and
to adopt rules for same, if deemed
advisable. A full attendance is
urged. W. L. Stallings,
Clirm. Co. Dem. Ex’. Com.
Newnan, Ga., Feb. 22, 1906.
Mrs. H. II. North and children -Messrs. W. S. Askew, John Aus-
are the guests of relatives in At tin and II. V . ( ainp.
[pure and fine, at only 75 cents per lanta in March to attend the an- won by Miss Lizzie Arnold and
bushel. Cook’s Improved, Toole’s nual conference of the Home Mis-j Mrs. Allers Hertel. The next lanta. ” *
Prolific, Christopher, Culpepper, sion Societies. meeting will be held Wednesday Mrs. W. B. Pringle is confined Verno Cavendor Acquitted.
Schley, Russell's, Green’s Early ■ ■ ' afternoon at three o’clock with home with an attack of lagrippe. t
and Tatum’s Improved cotton seed, 1 Miss Julia Lowe will have a Mrs. W. A. Turner, Jr., and Miss, . , \ erne < avender, the young man
1 Mrs. Hieb returned .Saturday f . hal .j, (;( j w ; t h s ,.]ij„ K liquor, who
i night to Montgomery . was arraigned before Mayor Bur-
Mrs. Ernest Powel is visiting deft last Saturday morning, was
a'osolutely pure, at 75c and *1 per dwelling erected on the lot oppo- Rowena Turner.
R. D. Tatum,
site the residence of Alderman G.
I'. Sponclcr. Work on the house
will begin at an early date.
Mrs. Jesse Holt is recovering
from an attack of grippe.
relatives in Atlanta.
I acquitted of the charge.
Tin- f’urmern lire busy preparing their
laud for another crop.
Rev. J. B. 8. Davit) filled his regular
appointment at this place Sunday,
preaching an excellent sermon.
George Bridges, who has been visiting
in Alabama, lias returned home.
Miss Mary Garter is visiting relatives
at Hand Hill.
Mrs. L. J. Nolan, of Atlanta, is visit
ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. if.
Sunday school will be reorganized at
this place next Sunday evening at !l
o’clock Everybody invited to attend.
Train No. ll ran past the station lust
Friday night. Paul Warren, who was
aboard, thinking it was not going to
stop, jum|>ed off, striking his head
against across tie. cutting a gasli about
six inches long and rendering him un
conscious for some time.
We wish Ola.k Howell, or some one,
would explain to Hoke Smith the power
he would havo as governor of Georgia.
We are afraid lie is promising tne poo-
ple a little too much.