THE NEWNAN NEWS
NEWNAN, GA., FRIDAY, MARCH 9. 1906.
For All the News of Coweta County Read THE NEWNAN NEWS !
April 28th is the Day Named
by Executive Committee
for County Primary.
As tlu* News predicted lust week
the primary lor nomination of can
didates for county cilices in Cowe
ta will occur on the last Saturday
in April, the 28th day of that
month. The date was named last
Tuesday at the meeting of the Dem
ocratic Executive Committee of
Coweta county. All members of
the committee except the repre
sentative of Panther Creek district
attended the meeting, the follow
ing named members being present:
1st district, Wm. Keith; 2nd, J.
T. Chestnut; did, J. T. Brooks;
4tl , *\ . P>. Martin; 5th, W. L.
Stallings; (ith, R. A. Ingram; 7th,
R. N. Winkles; Cedar Creek, T. N.
By rani; Gruntville, W. A. Bohan
non; Haralson, W. O. Herndon;
Hurricane, B. H. Dial; Turin,
Chairman Stallings and Commit
teemen Martin, Bohannon and
Herndon were constituted a com
mittee to assess candidates and ar
range the details of the primary.
name does not appear on said list
shall not be allowed to vote; nor
shall any person whose name does
appear on said list be denied his
right to vote.
Resolved: That all voters who
reside in the Militia District where
there is an incorporated town, in ;
which said town is located a pre
cinct, shall be required to vote at
one of the voting places in said
district. Voters from all other
districts may vote at the Newnan
Resolved: That this committee
shall have printed tickets contain
ing the names of all the candidates
for the various oilices heretofore
mentioned, and the expense of
printing such tickets, and the ex- :
pense of holding said election,
shall be borne by said candidates.
Nor shall any candidate's name be 1
placed on said ticket who*does not,
ten days before said election, de- j
posit with this committee whatev
er amount may be assessed against
him for said expenses. That no
tickets except those prepared by
this committee be used in said elec
tion. That this committee shall
furnish all managers with tickets
to be.used by said votem.
Resolved: That it shall be the
duty of the committeeman in each
district to see that the polls are
[opened and the election conducted
HAPPENINGS IN SOCIETY
The largest social affair of the
week was the entertainment of the
Salmagundi Club by Miss Nclie
Lou Walton and Mrs. W. A. Tur
ner, Jr., Thursday afternoon. The
pretty home was fragrant with a
profusion of violets and lovely pot
plants added beauty to the decora
tions. Violet being the color
motif, was carried out in every
detail. The dainty score cards
were bunches of violets, hand-
painted, tied with violet ribbon.
An interesting game of dominoes
Mr. and Mrs. T. (1. Farmer an
nounce the engagement of their
sister. Miss (1 race Farmer, to Mr.
(leorge Wyatt Jackson, the wed
ding to take place at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Farmer, on the even
ing of April the 25th.
Mr. M. F. (’ole and Miss (’lllis-
tine Cole will leave in a few days
for a short visit to Baltimore, Mil.
Mr. and Mrs. N. L. North an
nounce the birth of a daughter,
Martha Louise, Sunday, March I,
Mrs. II. II. North and children
Mooting of Commissioners.
was enjoyed, for which some very have returned from a stay of some
pretty trophies were given to the length with relatives in Atlanta,
highest scorers. . Miss Virginia Freeman returned
A delicious luitcheon was served Saturdav from a delightful visit to
at small tables scattered over tin-
house, carrying out further the
pretty violet color scheme.
The resolutions adopted and
rules formulated for governing the [ lu ’oordimr to law
™ - follows: Resolved" That the returns of
UUSOMJTIONB. this election shall Ik* brought to
Resolved: That a white Demo-' N ' l ‘ wntt " tho HOth ,l «.V of April,
cratic primary be held on the 28th 1000 ’ h - v 0,,c °’ <,lo( ' k ’ 1»- th «
dav of April, 1906, for the nomi- executive committeeman of the do
nation of the following officers, to- trict or om ‘ of the miU,a ^ rh - That
wit: Representatives from Coweta ! ht ‘ ex(3cutivu committee shall meet
County to the Legislature, Clerk I in the cou,t h(,lls ‘‘ > T «wnan on
of the Superior Court, Sheriff, Tax 11,0 <kl >Y above named atone o’clock
Receiver, Tax Collector, County i l 1, 1,1 •» 11,1,1 consolidate the votes
Treasurer, County Surveyor, Cor- 11,1,1 declare the result of said pri
Mrs. Barrow was the cordial
hostess of the Euchre Club T ues
Miss Ina Kirby won the first
prize, a beautiful vase; Mrs. Wade
Dent drew the consolation,a pretty
picture; and the booby fell to Mrs.
Henry Arnall—a dainty Dresden
( himi cup and saucer.
After the game a delicious
luncheon of two courses was served.
The next meeting will be with
Mrs. Henry Arnall. Jr., Tuesday
afternoon at three o’clock.
oner, and for the election of thir
teen members of the Democratic
Executive Committee, one from
each district. That said commit
teemen so elected, shall hold office
for two years, and their term of
office shall begin January 1, 1907.
Resolved: That the polls be open
ed at all the regular precincts in
said county, and also at Roscoe,
Madras, Moreland, Coweta, Wel
come, Ht. Charles, Corner Branch
School House and Sargent. That
at all the voting places the polls
shall be opened at 1 o’clock; p. m.,
and closed at 5 o’clock, p. m.; ex
cept at Newnan the polls shall
open at 7:80, a. m., and close at
7, p. m., and at Senoia add Grant-
ville the polls shall close at 6:30,
Resolved: That any three Demo
crats, after first being duly sworn,
Resolved: That in the event any
candidate shall be dissatisfied with
the result, and desires to contest
the correctness of the same, he
shall on the 30th day of April,
1906, and before the executive com
mittee adjourns, file in writing
with this committee notice of his
intention to so contest, and set
forth in said notice the grounds
upon which he relies; and in the
event any person shall file such
notice, then this committee shall
proceed to hear and determine said
W. L. Stallings, Ohm.
W. B. Martin, Sec. Pro Tern.
Sans Souci Club.
Miss Lida Brown was the charm
ing hostess of the Sans Souci ( Tub
last Friday afternoon. All the
members were present and the
hours were pleasantly passed in
playing “Trail” and “Five Hun
dred.” The score cards were the
daintiest of hand-painted Japan-
|ese lanterns, the artistic work of
(the hostess. A delightful lunch
eon of two courses was served.
The next meeting will be with
Miss Ida Bowel.
Captured by Deputy Sheriff
Deputy Sheriff' J. T. Entrekin,
can hold said election. That they | ol Senoia, on last Sunday effected
shall take and suliscribe to the * lie capture of a fugitive from jus-
Miss Allene Bradley, daughter
o*' Mr. Tom Bradley, of Garrollton,
and a neice of Messrs. G. R. and
I. P. Bradley, of Newnan, was day for a visit to Atlanta
Mrs. (i. I’. Harrison in Opelika.
Miss Ida Williams came down
Tuesday from Atlanta to visit her
her sister, Mrs. Byrd Parks.
Miss Grace Barrow, of Atlanta,
is expected to spend Sunday with
her sister, Mrs. Bertel.
Mrs. Banks David, of Galhoun,
Ga., is tin guest of Dr. and Mrs.
T. W. Sewell.
Mrs. Fannie Brook, of llogans-
villc, spent Wednesday with Mrs.
Mrs. II. II. Revill,of Greenville,
is expected to visit friends here
Miss Lily Joe Smith, of Atlanta,
is the guest of her sister, Mrs. J.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs. II. ('.
Glover, Tuesday, March (Ith, a
Mrs. T. P. Zellers, of Palmetto,
is visiting her sister, Mrs. George
Miss Johnson, of Palmetto, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Edwin
Mrs. I. T. Stanley has returned
from a visit to relatives in West
Mrs. J. C. Anderson and baby
arc visitingjrelatives in Columbus.
Mrs. Roy ('ole will leave Satin
oath required of primary election
managers under the laws of this
Resolved: That all white Demo
cratic registered voters, who have
registered during the year, 1906,
and whose names appear on the
list of registered voters, up to and
including April 21, 1906, and who
have paid all State and county
tice for whom rewards amounting
to #250 were offered. The party
was James Parks, a prominent
white citizen of Molena, Pike coun
ty, wanted for killing Will Brooks,
another white man. The killing
occurred early in January of this
year, and Parks had been in hiding
Mr. Entrekin located Parks in a
married a few days ago to Dr.
Boykin, a young dentist of Car
rollton. Mrs. Boykin has been a
frequent visitor to Newnan and
her marriage is of interest to many
“The Twelve” were delightfully
entertained by Mrs. Tom Goodrum
Friday afternoon. Owing to the
inclemency of the weather, several
of the members were absent. The
next meeting will lie with Mrs.
Mike Powell Friday, March 16th.
Miss Miriam Atkinson and her
little niece, Marguerite Atkinson,
after spending several days in
Newnan, returned to Milledgeville
Miss Linda Himril has returned
from Gadsden, Ala.
taxes prior to 1906, and who are i rem0 ^ e section of Meriwether coun
qualified, shall be entitled to par- ^y ai *d went down Sunday atter-
ticipate in said primary; provided, 11,00,1 > accompanied by Marshal
that all white voters otherwise j ljee ^ anks a,,<1 ^ ^ • Cook, ofSe-
qualilied, who will, if their right ,loia - The y bagged the game and
to participate Lie challenged, prom- turned Parks over to Sheriff Mil-
ise to support the nominees, are nei 01 1>lke cciunty.
entitled to vote therein. 1 ^ llie rewards offered for Parks
Resolved: That the County Reg- ™ P ut U P by the State and
. . ., *L>0 by the murdered man’s rela-
lstrars be requested to furnish the tiyes Mr Entrekin is being
managers ot this election at the warmly congratulated by many
several precincts a complete list of citizens on his clever work in lo
ad the qualified registered white eating and capturing Parks.
Democratic voters for the several — ■ 1
Militia Districts of the county, for 1 Seed Corn For Sale,
use in said election. That said I have grown 75 bushels of
registrars shall prepare said list Marlboro Corn on one acre of land,
and turn it over to the election Have first class seed corn of this
managers of the several voting variety for sale at 50c per peck or
places; that the said list shall lie *1.50 per bushel, at Reese Drug
opened in the presence of said Store or at my dwelling,
managers, and any person whose, 2t W. A. Turner, Sr.
Sad Death at Sargent.
Mrs. Eva Carter Warren, the
young wife of Lovic Warren, of
Sargent, died at her home last
Monday morning at an early hour.
The funeral occurred at Liberty
church the next day and was con
ducted by Revs. J. B. S. Davis and
F. J. Amis.
Mrs. Warren was about 20 years
of age; and is survived by her hus
band, an infant seven months old,
her father and other relatives. She
was a daughter of Rev. E. T. ('al
ter, a well known and respected
minister of the Christian denomi-
Mrs. Gordon Lee has returned ! ,ia ^ on ’ living in this county. Mrs.
W al ien was a member ot Lilierty
church; a young woman of splen
did character, loved and respected
by a host of friends.
i to Washington City, after spend-
j ing several days in Newnan as the
guest of Mrs. W. B. Pringle.
Mrs. G. A. Nunnally has re
turned from Opelika, Ala., where
she was the guest of her daughter,
Mrs. George P. Harrison.
Misses Maie and Frances Her-
Social Event at Turin.
i Among the most delightful
I events of the ante Lenton season
i was the spend-the-day party given
ring returned Tuesday to Shorter; by M) . s Fm] Hunter at her lovely
CoHege, after spending a few days home Thursday,
with their parents. j The co ] or ^cheinc was white and
Mrs. R. J. Atkinson returned to green, the handsome table having
Greeneville last Tuesday, after a as a centerpiece a cut glass vase of
! visit to Mr. T. E. Atkinson and white hyacinths and ferns. Cov-
[ family in this city. ; ers were laid for fourteen and
Mrs. Margaret Drewry, who was am(m * the K uosts w « re 1111,1
the guest of Dr. and Mrs. T. W. Mrs. Ed. Dominick, Mr. and Mrs.
Sewell, returned to Griffin last ,lu(ls0,i Garris, Mr. and Mrs.
Monday. : George Urquart, Mr. and Mrs. J.
I C.Harris, Mrs. Maggie Gay,Misses
Mrs. A. M. Hartsfield is ex- j Mary e Hunter, Hattie May Bow
j pected home soon from a lengthy den> Annie Harris, Love Carpe.i-
; visit to her son in \\ ashington, D. | ter, Ruth vVhatley and Frances
IC. J Gay.
County Commissioners, in regu
lar session held last Friday, trans
acted following business:
May me Wallace, colored, was
admitted to the pauper farm.
J. II. Rollins was appointed
road supervisor for the 2nd dis
trict, succeeding J. W. Trammell,
.1 ohn Wilbur, Dan Aeey, Miller
Jackson and James Alexander
were released from road duty for
the year 1906.
Plans were perfected for placing
a permanent road gang composed
of free laborers, on the county
highways. The gang will operate
two road machines and consist of
seven men. (). P. Payne was se
lected for superintendent of this
force. The entire county will be
covered by this force; aim it is ex
pected that this method will pro
duce excellent results in aiding the
maintenance of good roads tli rough-
out the county.
Littlo Girl Passes Away.
One of the saddest deaths re
corded in Newnan in some time
was that of Alice, little daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Holmes,
who died last, Sunday morning at.
eleven o’clock. She left school
Friday afternoon on account of be
ing sick and Saturday a malignant
case of scarlet fever developed,
which resulted in her death. The
funeral and burial occurred in tin*
city cemetery Monday afternoon,
the service being in charge of Dr.
G. A. Nunnally.
Alice was in her eleventh year,
being the youngest of a family of
eight brothers and sisters. She
was a sweet, affectionate and in
telligent child; the light of a hap
py home and idol of the family.
Her untimely death wasasad blow
to fond parents and relatives, and
all who mourn her passing away
have the deepest sympathy of the
people of the entire city.
Superior courladjourned Thurs
day at noon, after being in session
since Monday morning. Court
will convene again this morning
and the criminal docket will be
called. This is a busy term and
much business is being disposed
of. Judge Freeman, Solicitor Ter
rell and Stenographer Revill are in
their accustomed places.
The grand jury organized by
electing James O. Sewell, foreman;
R. II. Ware, Clerk; E. Dominick,
M. I). Millians is acting as
bailiff' for the grand jury; Lewis
McCullough for Solicitor Terrell,
and R. P. Carmical, W. P. Dukes,
W. J. Tarleton and J. If. Bailey
are court bailiffs.
Miss Turnipseed Died in
Shnoja, Ga., March 6.—Miss
Sarah Turnipseed died late Satur
day afternoon at her home, after a
lingering illness often weeks.
Miss Turnipseed was one of the
most efficient teachers in (Joweta
county, and was connected with
some of the most prominent fami
lies of the county.
She leaves one sister, Mrs. W.
F. Stewart, of Senoia, and two
brothers, Messrs. Emmett and Rob
ert Turnipseed, of Alabama, be
sides a host of friends.
The funeral was held at the
Methodist church Sunday after
noon and she was buried at Bethel
cemetery a few miles south of
Bailiff' Langford went to Newnan
yesterday and brought back Lon
Brandenburg, a negro, who is
wanted here by the court for gam
ing.—Griffin News and Sun.
Candidate for Covernor Ad
dressed Large Crowd
Here Last Monday.
Dr. C. A. Nunnally, candidate
for governor, addressed a large
crowd of Coweta voters at the
court house last Monday, begin
ning at 11:15 o’clock and speaking
one and a half hours. His utidi
nice tilled the superior court room
and about two score persons stood
in the rear of the room during the
speaking. Among Dr. Nunnally’s
auditors were about twenty-live
Major W. W. Thomas presided
and introduced Dr. Nunnally.
His speech was similar to other
speeches delivered by him during
the past lew weeks. As the speech
has been printed in the daily pa
pers and commented upon at,
length by them, the News will not
attempt a summary of if.
Dr. Nunnally devoted 30 min
utes of his speech to introduction
and to reforms favored by him;
about as much time was given to
pleasantry at the expense of four
of his opponents; and during the
remaining half hour he lambasted
Hoke Smith. Mr. Smith was at
tacked on account, of his connec
tion with the Piedmont, Hotel bar,
his position on railroad regulation,
disfranchisement, etc., etc.
Dr. Nunnally’s entire speech
was received with enthusiastic ap
plause by his supporters; and at
its conclusion they unanimously
adopted resolutions introduced by
Hon. \V. A. Post, of Grantville,
and read as follows:
“Whereas, it is the sense of this
meeting that the Governor of Geor
gia should be a thoroughly qualifi
ed, God-fearing man, capable of
administering the affairs of the
State with wisdom and justice—a
man who is free from domination
by political cliques or factious of
any character—a man who would
(ill this high office as a true ser
vant of the people, holding it in
trust for all the people of every
“Whereas, our distinguished
fellow citizen,Dr. G. A. Nunnally,
is such u man, therefore, lie it
“Resolved by the citizens of
Goweta county, in muss meeting
assembled, That we heartily in
dorse the candidacy of Dr. Nun
nally for the Democratic nomine
tiou for governor, and present him
to the people of Georgia as a man
in every way fitted for the office,
and as one eminently deserving
this high honor.”
Haralson High 8chool.
The following pupils of Haral
son High Hchool having made a
general average of 90 per cent in
their studies, including deport
inent, for the month of February,
are entitled to a place on Honor
Frank Garrison, Ruby Pope,
Lois Counts, Ruby Taylor, Bessie
Quigley, Wallace Gray, Evelyn
Brandenburg, Lila May Callahan,
Willie Addy, Jewel Brandenburg,
Clyde Johnson, Jessie Chappell,
Maude Callahan, Annie Washing
ton, Lloyd Gray, Walter Callahan,
Sadie Rawls, Muller Wingar<l,Nora
Thompson, Walter Brandenburg,
Mainye Foster, Wilbur Rawls,
Frank Hod nett, Ross Brandenburg,
Otis Thompson, Alva Callahan,
Nellie Hutchinson, Homer Hutch
inson, Ida Kempson, Mary Pope,
Lura Addy, James Kempson,Olivo
Swygert, j. D. Robinson, Zachery
McGahee, Maud Quigley, John
Callahan, Maud Johnson, Homer
Nixon, Pearl Kempson, Estelle
Addy, Earl Thompson, Bessie
Thompson, John H. Hod nett.
F. Roy Almou, Prin.