THE NEWNAN NEWS.
NEWNAN, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 1906.
,^IAN WILL HAVE A CHAUTAUQUA ASSEMBLY THIS SUMMER
Newnan Public Schools are in
the Midst of Interesting
Commencement period in tin*
Newnan public schools will end
riday evening with the gradual
.nV class program, which will he
rendered in the Auditorium. Pub
lic examinations and literary ex
ercises at the Temple Avenue
school w ere concluded Wednesday
morning • the oratorical contest oc
curred iin the Auditorium Wednes
day evening, and Mrs. Peavy's
music class gives the annual con
cert at' the Auditorium this
(Thursday > evening.
The ijiedal contest Wednesday
From Atlanta to the Gulf Via
the Central and Newnan.
HAPPENINGS IN SOCIETY
It is stated upon good authority
that within the next twelve months
or less Atlanta will he connected
w ith the Hull'of Mexico by a now ,
and direct route via the Central of ’ SaUmlny atternoon at
Mrs. II. A. Hall and Mrs. T
Parrott entertained the
(ieorgia Wail road.
a beautiful Japanese tea. in honor
The Central already has tracks Ve™ Coxier “»d
in operation over the greater por- ’ ,ohnson > °* Columbus, and Mrs.
tion of the distance. Contracts
have been ltd for the necessary
connecting links, and work will be
pushed with all possible speed.
The proposed route is from At-
] lanta to Newnan, the tracks of the
1 Atlanta and West Point being us
ed for this portion of the journey,
! from Newnan Junction to Oreen-
I ville, tlienee to Columbus, from
[Columbus to Andalusia, Ala., and
1 thence to Pensacola, Fla., and the
! (iulf. Leaving Columbus the Cen
tral will travel over its present
evening was a splendid exhibition ; ll . a( , ks to Andalusia, Ala. T'ht
of foren/sic ability and display of | distance from Andalusia to the i'' ori ‘ lillwl ' vith 'naiTrmuiU s and p) wls(m . „f the ride. Tl
oratoriciil talent. 1 he eight young i jrnif j s only about 50 miles, and ' Slll,u ‘ lovely held blossoms ail d merrv voices were hei
men »,w'no participated covered the contract has la-en awarded for ! doeoratud the spacious rounding distance uway.
Springs, and received a cordial
welcome from their Newnan
friends. On account of the recent
death ol the bride’s brother, the
wedding was very quiet, only the
immediate family and a few rela
Lives of the bride were presold.
Mrs. A mail has a brightness
and charm that will make her
generally popular in her new
Mr. and Mrs. A mall will be at
home to their friends in their new
cottage on Wesley Street. They
.. ... ... have a host of friends who will be
\ ernon King. 1 he receiving party . .......
.i v. . : .... ; interested in their happiness.
made a pretty picture m their 1 1
lovely while frocks ot lllmy mil- 1
terini and lace. ! s,r * w Kll,t
1 he house was artistically m- The young ladies and young men
ranged with Japanese parasols.und , 0 f the Senior Class gave a straw
lanterns placed over the chande ible Monday evening. The laniutv
liers. Large bowls and jardinieres ()f (h|t a , l(lv ,| BmiU > to lh ;.
Charles Tidwell, of Atlanta, at the
pretty home of Mrs Hall.
Assisting Mrs. Hall and Mrs.
Parrott in receiving were Mrs.
Tidwell, Misses Johnson and Co
zier, Mrs. Thomas Jones, Mrs.
Howard (Hover and Miss Itelle
Closing Exercises of South
The Lord is my
themsel ves with honors, and each
one received an appreciative ova
tion fro m the large audience.
After due deliberation the
judges, Messrs. \V. L. Stallings,,1.
L. Jones a ml T. S. Parrott, award
ed the meohil to Stanford Arnold,
the bright young son of Mr. and
Mrs. \V. (L Arnold, The donor
of the handsome gold medal was
Hon. A. IL Burdett.
Friday evening the graduating
class will present an intensely in
teresting program, and at that
time the address to the class will
be delivered by Mr. \V. I>. Up-
shaw, of Atlanta. Tills evening’s
program will mark the close of a
most successful and pleasant com
mencement season for the pupils,
patrons and friends of Newnan's
the tracking of the tinul portion of!
veranda where the luncheon was
the route. When completed'this 1 «'‘ve«l Lanterns were thickly
will be by far the shortest and ! Hwnin. 1 the top °f the ver-
qiiiekest route from Atlanta to the j I 11 " 1 T h .^ H "* hU * w “? il
( j n ll' jardiniere Idled with marguerites
' The road is doubtless destined IVom which extended a Japanese
to come into great prominence and [ l Ml 'l , , W0 y , . ,
usefulness upon the completion of | I lie luncheon was served by a
the isttiiniu.il canal, ns it will be ‘'"b’ric
the most direct line from the Gulf ,, 1HSV *
,to the commercial centers of tlic' Russell,
South and Hast. The author!
ties of the Central have realized
the possibilities of such a road for
some time,but no active steps were
taken until the success of the Pan
Among those enjoy ing the ride
were Misses Christine Arnold,
Jewel Favor, Mary Fox (’amp,
Mary Milner, Cary T'readaway;
Messrs. Bradley Bavis, Richard
| Hardaway , Frank Orr, Itawson
►Stewart and others.
of pretty debutants— |
Jennie Hardaway, Nell Moonlight Picnic.
Bulb Hardaway , Bessie \ jolly crowd of young Indies
Whatley and Marie Long dressed mid y oung men picnicked at Pearl
in Japanese kimonos, wearing Spring Friday evening,chaperoned
colored shoes and hair ornamented | )v Mr. and Mrs. George Wynn,
with miniature fans. j The party drove out In wagons at
The entertainment was quite six o’clock in the afternoon, re-
amn undertaking was ass'iVretL—-1 ,,ovt * 1 ^ l**rge crowd called lie- turning at ten. A delightful
Atlanta Journal. tween the hours ol live and seven, luncheon was served, after which
.. ..I- | rowing and other sports were en-
Mrs. Wade Dent’s bridge party
A marriage of much interest to was a pretty affair of Friday even
A t lanta
portions of (ieorgia
J. B. Copeland Won Honors |« ‘ oHViends in Athmta j
K land in other portions ol Georgia imiium* pm< < >* V . ...
at Mercer. w as that of Mrs. Birdie Thompson parlor mid reception hall, which "
Gorman. to Mr.Ossian Daniel Go.- ! bright and attractive with a
,T. B. Copeland, the talented son I man, which look place Saturday 6owls ot nasturtiums and
of W. 8. Copeland, Hsq., of New- levelling, June 2, at 8:30 o’clock at
carried oil'most of the honors the home of the bride’s brother
liea!ly decorated with a profusion
of white and pink sweet pea bios
sums, carrying out the color motif
at Mercer HDiversity commence-
meul this week. In tin* annual
champion debate between rep re
sentutives of the Ciceronian and
Phi Delta societies he was - one of
the two representatives of Phi
Delta; and in the oratorical contest i of the wedding, pink and whit*
fertile Hardaman gold medal he [ In the dining room the table was
was the successful contestant for an exquisite mass of pink and
that handsome prize. In addition I white blooms, which, with cut
to winning these honors, Mr. (glass, silver, candelabra and bon
Copeland has been selected to rep- I lions in the prevailing tints, was a
resent Mercer in the annual ora- | beautiful picture.
»torical contest with Wake Forest, j The ceremony was performed
which occurs on next Thanksgiv- b\ Uev. Dr. Charles Dowman, of
\ very jolly occasion was the
surprise party given Miss Nancy
which Clair Freeman Monday evening by-
crowd of the younger set. Miss
bemiti-I Freeman was ready fertile emer
ful ferns. Mrs. Dent received her j gency and the evening was de
friends in a most cordial manner. , lightlully spent.
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. II. J. dressed in a lovely pink mull, a
Smith. 145 West Peachtree street .! color quite becoming 4o her style
The attractive residence was artis- °* beauty
Judge Russell Will Speak in
the First Methodist church.
The bride's gown was of hand
some white lace over while tatl'cla
and her bouquet was of white
She was attended by Miss Louise
Todd, Miss Lucilc Thompson, of
Newnan, and her pretty little
nieces, Misses Hliznhcth and
Amelia Smith, all of whom wore
soft white lingerie gowns, and ear-
lion. I!. B. Bussell, candidate
for governor, has named dates for
►eight speeches in Coweta comity ,
to be delivered on next Monday
and Tuesday, June 11th and 12th.
On Monday he will speak at More- lied bom plots of while sweet peas,
land at 1) o’clock a. m., at Grant- 1 Mr. William II. Gorman, of
ville at 12 o’clock m.,at Madras Geneva, Ala., brother of the
at 3 o’clock p. m. and at Newnan l groom, acted as best man. The
at S o’clock p. m. On Tuesday lie bridal couple left on the midnight
will speak at Sargent at !• o’clock I train fora visit to Toxaway, the
a. m., at Newnan at 1 I o’clock a. : bride wearing a silk suit, in black
At the close of the game Mrs. j
N. H.‘ I'owcl making the Lop score,
received beautiful white ribbon
girdle. The gentlemen’s prize, a
pearl handle knife, was won by
Mr.N. K. Bowel. The ladies’eon
solution fell to Miss Syndic Mae
I’owel, a pair of long white silk
gloves. The gentlemen’s eon.sola
tion was drawn by Col. Bawls—a
box of cigars.
Prof. Astin’s bright music was
enjoyed while a delightful lunch
eon was served.
Among those enjoying the even
ing were Misses Annie Powell,
Noll Bolts, Sadie Mac Bowel, Liz
zie Arnold, Mai Campbell; Col.
Bawls. Mr. Frank Stephens, Boh
Stanford, Stanley Bowel, Mrs.
I Lillie Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. N. H.
Bowel, Mrs. Gordon Lee, Mrs. G.
W. Barney and Mrs. Wilkes,of At
lanta, ami Mrs. J. T. Kirby.
in., at Senoia at .4 o’clock p. m.
and at Sharpslmrg at X o’clock p.
Mr. and Mi’s. James B. King, of
Rome, announce the engagement
of their sister, Mrs. Edna Earle
Morris, to Mr. Myron Brower
Taylor, the marriage to take place
June 30, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. King at Borne.—Atlanta
Mr. Tay lor is manager of C. B.
Stephens A Co's, bakery and his
Newnan friends will be interested
in his approaching marriage to
and white check, with hat to
Mrs. Gorman is a young woman
of very charming personality, and
sinca* her residence in Atlanta has
drawn alulfut her a large circle of
Mr. Gorman has already achiev
ed for himself success in the social
and business life of the city. He
is now one of the tellers of the At
lanta National Bank, and formerly
held a responsible position in the
bank at Tiftou, Ga.
Many very elegant presents were
received by the bride and groom,
among which was a large idlest of
silver from the officers and em
ployes of the Atlanta National
Fpon their return from their
: bridal trip the young couple will
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Ramey and
family and Miss Christine Melson
came down Friday and remained
until Sunday as the guests of Mrs.
K, S. 1 lent.
Mrs. Guy Cole returned this
week from a \ Fit to West Point,
where she was delight fully enter
tained as the guest of .Mrs. Hors
Mi--s Lucile Thompson and little
iMiss Bulb Thompson went to At
lanta Saturday to attend the mar
riage of their aunt, Mrs. Gorman.
Mr. and Mrs. Baphael Bowell
and children, of Sa\annuli, are ex
peeted in a few days to spend t he
summer with the latter's father.
Misses Elizabeth Barney and
Christine Melson, of \tlanta, are
spending the week with Misses
Florence and Bessie Deni
Miss Ada Williams, of Atlanta,
I returned home Monday, after
j spending several days with her
sister, Mrs. Byrd I’arks.
('losing exercises of the South
Newnan school occurred on last
Wednesday and were highly credi
table to the children and their
teachers. Program rendered was
Song, When He Cometh.
I'lUHT lilt A 1)1'..
Song, God is Love.
Child's Prayer, Bertha Walker.
Recitation, Vorta Moore.
Daisies, Albert Pittman.
The New Baby, Billy Arnold.
Our Baby, Eleanor Palmer.
Song, A Ball for Baliy.
Little Mischief, Mary Fuller.
Baby Thankful, Lillian Senggin.
What are the Stars? Anderson
Surprised, Jesse Pittman.
Lights, Freddie Leoru Dukes.
What the Pets want, Eddie
Harry and his Dog, Willie Brit
Come to See Me, Leona Krueger.
Song, Up, Up in the Sky.
The Mouse that Ate the Cake,
Johnny and his Strange Text,
Sal lie May Meadows.
Playing School, Emma Cole.
The Happy F a m i I y, Irani
Song, The Mono.
<Inward. Willie <'ole.
Persevere, Paul Peyton.
What are You Good Fort John
A Farmer’s Hoy, Bryant Owens.
Do You Wish the World Were
Better.’ Guy Manning, Eugene
How to be a Gentleman,William
A Gentle Boy, Julian Carpenter.
Speak the Truth, Julian Brittain.
Song, The Golden Rule.
How I Spent the Morning, Col-
Concert Recitation, Wonderful
Planting a Tree, James Hodge.
Class, The Sword of Lee.
KKCONI) AND Til Mil) (iKAIlKH.
( onccrt Recitation,Thc( 'hildreu.
Their Birthday, Louise Allen.
I low Nice, Virgil Taylor.
If and Perhaps, Nora Wilkins,
I bint’s,■ May A mold.
Little “Bug Tag,” Mary K.
The Book’s Complaint, Jennie
The Lightning Express, Win.
Dorothy’s Muslu'ts, Dorothy
The Village Blacksmith, 2nd
A Secret, Rosa Neely.
Best to be True, Lillie Mas I Mm
IS A CERTAINTY
Newnan People Show that
They are Determined to
Have Assembly Again.
Newnan will have a Chautauqua
That much has been settled, and
the newly elected Directors are
working on tin* proposition with a
\ im that augurs well for the suc
cess of this season’s Chuutunqtui.
Two meetings of citizens were held
last Monday , one in the afternoon
and one at night, and tin* result
was the selection of the following
named directors who will manage
the Chautauqua this season:
W. (L Post, Chairman; W. P.
Gcnrreld. Secretary; H. C. Glover,
D. W. Boone, 1. N. Orr, Jr.. J. It.
lloll, Franc Campbell, J. T. Fain,
A. It. Burdett, T. S. Parrott, W.
II. 11 utlhker, 11. M. Fisher, F. M.
Lee, I>. T. Mangel.
Tuesday afternoon the Directors
held a meeting and discussed
plans for tin*season’s Chautauqua.
As a result of their deliberations,
all arc busily engaged in securing
pledges for the guarantee fund and
in making other necessary prepa
rations for holding tin* Chautad-.
qua. Another meeting of the
Directors will la* held Friday af
ternoon at four o’clock in the
grand jury room in the court
house, and after that meeting dell-
nit<* information itlsiut the Chau
tauqua \i ill be forthcoming.
The Chautauqua will Is* hold
about the last of July. It will
compare favorably with preceding
assemblies; and the Directors,with
the co operation of Newnan’s peo
ple, expert to make it an unquali
fied success in every detail.
Miss Mary McCandlish, who
was flic popular guest of Miss
Ysabol Salbide, has returned to
Miss Lucilc Thompson and Mrs.
Tom Goodrmn entertained the
Salmagundi Club Wednesday af
ternoon at tlic beautiful home of
Miss Thompson on Washington Imt home in Atlanta
Street, in honor of Miss Virginia
Jones, who is the popular guest of
Miss Jones and
toilets of while
Mrs. 'dike Bowdl will entertain
at a delightful afternoon party
Saturday for the societies of the
Negro Murderer Caught
Green Nall, a negro, who killed i immediately go to housekeeping at
another negro, Walter Callaway, a home they have taken on Juni-
at Moreland in Demcember, 1898, ; per street.—Atlanta News.
friends in lovely
linen and lace.
The spacious veranda, where
the tables were placed, was quite
attractive with vases of sweet peas,
nasturtiums and growing plants.
An interesting game of dominos
was enjoyed, for which Miss Liz
zie Arnold won the (imt prize—a
beautiful persian bell Miss Mar-, Mjss N - eUfc p inS on, who has just
tin drew the consolation, an cm- [ „. tm tVom MoilPW Female
brmdered while men hand-bag, (is the guest of relatives m
and the booby tell to Mrs. Henry 1 t | M , ( . |t ^
Goolsby—a Japanese fan. Miss
Jones was presented with a special Mrs. Henry Sicb, of .Montgom-
gucst’s prize—a pair ol’black silk cry. is expected Saturday on a
the Week, Maude
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Walker!
and Miss Julia May Hackney left i
Tuesday for New York and ot her I
points of interest.
Misses Vera Dozier and Alice]
Johnson, of Columbus, are the,
charming guests of their cousin, j
Mrs. 11. Hall.
is in the hands of the authorities
at Camilla, Ga., and will be re
turned to Coweta county to stand
trial for the crime. There was no
reward offered for the capture ot
A delightful and substantial
luncheon was served at the small
visit to her mother, M i •
Annual Convention B. Y. P.
U., Atlanta,June 19th to 21st.
Miss Rosadell Holmes is spend
ing several weeks in Atlanta.visit
ing friends and relatives.
For the above occasion, the At
lanta & West Point Route will seil
round trip tickets, June 18:h and;
19th, at rate of one fare plus 25
About fifty young ladies and
matrons were present, making a
pretty group with their airy gowns
of delicate shades.
Mrs. Samuel Wiikss.of Atlanta,
left Monday, after a delightful
visit to Mr. and Mrs. (i.l . Fisher.
Miss Marilu Heavy, who has had
a large music class in Hogansvillc,
has returned home lor the slimmer.
i Jays of
3rd Grade, Robert of Lincoln.
A Happy Little Girl, Mary
2nd Grade Boys, A Good Boy.
W hat Dolls Think, ('heston May
Tile Hick Doll, Mildred Lee.
The Candy Cat, Emily Bowers.
The Wonderful I’aint Brush,
Be Pleasant, LaBuc Spence.
Compensation, Waft. Fuller.
The Punctuation Children. 3rd
roruTii and Kin'ii okadks.
Lazy Lew, Berryman Fiiican-
Jolly Joe, Win. Fincannon.
How Two Birds Built a Nest, |
Jack in the Pulpit, Annie May
i)e Ole Plantation Mule, Robert
Christmas in Dixie, Martha
(1 ret* n.
Specially Jim, Lucilc Owens.
To Mothers. Daisy Jones.
Aunt Polly’s George Washing
ton, Lanier I lodge.
Jest, Before Christ,mas, Charlie
('lass, Betsey Ross’s Sewing
Picnic Train Wrecked.
Tlic Junior Order of United
American Mechanics of Atlanta
enjoyed the largest picnic of the
season at IVarl Spring last Wed
nesday. The train carrying the
part y was mm posed of seventeen
couches. The party spent a de
lightful day id the park, and there
was music and dancing and a gen
eral good time. Some Newnan
Juniors and their friends were
guests of the Atlanta party dur
ing tlie day.
On the return trip to Atlanta
the pleasures of the day were sad
ly marred by a wreck in which one
young man was killed and about
twenty other persons were injured.
The tragedy occurred in a rear end
collison at the West Fair street
crossing in Atlanta. The West
Point picnic train had stopped at
that point, when a Central pas
senger train going into Atlanta on
flic same track crashed into the
rear coach ol the excursion train.
Notice of Opening of New
Georgia, Coweta County.
The Newnan Cotton mills, C. ('.
Parrott and others have made ap
plication for ti lirst class public
road, commencing at a point on
the lower McIntosh public road
near the point of intersection ol
the lower and upper McIntosh
public roads, in the 640th district.
G. M., of said county, and run
ning thence in a southerly direc
tion through lands of H. L. ilill
and Newnan Cotton Mills; which
said road has been marked out by
the commissioners and a report
thereof made on oath by them.
All persons arc notified that said
new road will on and after the
lirsl Wednesday in July, next, by
the Commissioners of Roads and
Revenue of said county, Is* finally
granted if no new cause lie shown
to the contrary. This June 6th,
By order of the Board.
W. L. Stallings, < lerk.
Miss Belle Vernon King leaves
Mr. and Mrs. Joe A mail arrived j Saturday for a visit of some
cents. Return limit, June 22nd. 2t 1 Wednesday afternoon front Union 'length to relatives in Augusta.
Messrs. Jack Bowell, Rawson
Dent an<l Frank Arnall attended
the Arnall-Ellis wedding in I'nioir
Springs, Ala # , this week. /
Mrs. Edwurd Adams, of At 1
ta, visited relatives in New/tan
Cotton statistics for Newnan up
to June I, 1906, show as follows:
Receipts to June Is! this year.
15,834 bales; last year, 15,499
bales. The stock on hand this
year on above named date was
2,260 bales; last year; 1,665 bales.
May receipts this year were 145
bales; last year, 168 bales.
J. H. Summers.
1 Newn.ui, Ga.