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After the 22nd, inst., everybody agrees with those citizens wh > op- suffering public that Hoke Smith
can settle |down to business. The posed the adoption of the new and Pat Crowe are one and the
approaching fall and winter give charter bill and bases its attitude same?
promise of unusual business activ-
Can’t the Constitution get
The Newnan News
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OFFICE UP STAIRS IN THE WILCOXON BLOG
Watch Newnan grow!
Will, they send another hurry
call to Slick Dick asking him to
speak in Coweta again?
It is said that Mr. Fairbanks re
gards the fight on the ice trust as
being in the nature of a personal
Don’t forgot that the News
wants the news. If you have a
news item of any kind this paper
will be pleased to print it.
Three assistant candidates and
myself constitute the Democratic
party in Georgia. Please quit
punching the party’s ribs.—Clark
As the 22u(l day of August
draws near, the amalgamated
gubernatorial candidates see their
finish looming up as large as the
Allegheny mountain range.
Last week’s installment of the
Newnan Howell-Russell indicated
very forcibly that this ancient and
esteemed political wind instrument
s not in harmony with itself.
Clark and his assistant candi
dates are hearing the “come back"
call every hour during these stenu
<>us days just before the battle.
Hut the Constitution hasn’t noticed
ity. Newnan will be right in the
midst of this hustle and bustle and
will get her share of business In all
Judge Frank Harwell, of La-
Grange, is a candidate forjudge of
the Court of Appeals. It is said he
has the unanimous endorsement of
the bar of Troup county and that a
majority of the lawers of the Cow
eta Circuit have endorsed his can
on the grounds already mentioned; some nigger chicken thief to make
but News is emphatically in favor affidavit that h^ belongs to a chick-
Whcre are those speeches Con
gressman Adamson promised to
deliver in the Fourth District af
ter the adjournment of Congress? ,
... , . , road,parallel with this road,to con-
Since coming home our genial 1 ’
of building a union depot and re
grets the fact that the withdrawal
of the bill will block the plans of
the railroads for the erection of a
union passenger station at the
The railroads claim the depot
they desire to build—the structure
Newnan people want—cannot be
built unless Savannah street is
closed. If this be true (and The
News is not prepared to disap
prove the assertion), the News fa
vors closing Savannah street. The
railroads claim that the street can
be extended on the west side of
the Atlanta and West Point rail-
Congressman has doubtless decid
ed that it will be unwise to take
the bull by the horns this time.
Last week’s Newnan Clark-Dick
estimated the crowd at the barbe
cue at 1,800 to 2,000 and in the
next sentence quoted “a well
known and reputable citizen” who
“counted the people as they came
on the grounds” and found that
the crowd numbered exactly 2,-
460 people. Such a modest'news'
paper is the Howell-Russell.
Placed its estimate 460 to 660 be
low the number ol people present
by actual count; and then sent a
dispatch to the Atlanta Constitu
tion saying thal 2,000 voters heard
Russell speak here. Kverybody
present knows that one-half the
crowd waSj' composed of women
The exigencies of this campaign
are a terrific strain upon some of 1 closing of this’street.
faithful.” After keeping if a bill! of this kind had been
nect with Salbide avenue at the
bridge, thus eliminating a danger
ous grade crossing and making of
the western end of Savannah
street a thoroughfare instead of a
The News believes that an equi
table adjustment ot this matter
can be reached with but little in
jury to property owners on Savan
nah street. Therefore, The News
favors the preparation and pas
sage of a special bill to enable the
Mayor and Council to close Sa
vannah street for union passenger
station purposes. This bill should
recite all the details of the trans
action and specify just what the
railroads are to give the city in re
turn for the privilege of closing
this street. The News believes
the railroads ought to grade the
street to connect Savannah and
Salbide avenue, and ought to pay
all damages (if any arise) result
ing to property owners from the
rm * m f ,,r more than a year, our prepared by the friends of the un
Carrollton neighbors, the Times
and Free Press, have found it nec
essary to double-quick to the res
cue of the Democratic party; and
en stealing syndicate and that
Hoke Smith is the president of the
concern? We can but admire the
modesty ot this virtuous and un
spotted newspaper and approve its
leniency in refusing to publish all
these things; yet stern justice de
mands that the dear people should
know it all. The Honorable Clark
Howell is in deep water, but a
straw might save him. Will the
Constitution neglect to hand him
the straw? The corporations are
throwing in all kinds of life-pre
servers, including Dick Russell,
Jim Smith, Estill, etc. They are
getting all kinds of statements,
affidavits and slanderous cartoons
and Tom Watson bugaboos to help
their man to land once more, but
these are so spongy and absorb so
much woter, they are only drag
ging the poor fellow down instead
of bringing him up. Poor Clark;
his case seems hopeless! The self-
sacrifice of some of his friends is
certainly commendable, especially
the three so-called candidates for
governor, who are running the
race for him.
Fverybo ly admires the wisdom
of Dr. Nunnally, who, when he as
certained that his candidacy was to
be in the interests of another,
calmly withdrew, showing himself
to be a true gentleman and an
honest Democrat. The Constitu
tion has encouraged every candi
date who would oppose Hoke
Smith, and used its most persua
sive arguments with the Populists
to get them to put a candidate in
the field, hinting at a probability of
their candidate winning. The Re
publicans also have been covertly
invited to enter the race. Well.all
this is slick politics by the Consti
ion depot movement, The News tution and used to gain time in the
believes a decisive majority of our confusion produced but the peo-
citizens would have approved it pie have caught on and refuse to
The last defense has been reach- •
and it could have been passed at
last week they opened up against , this session of the Legislature. As
Hoke Smith. Ihese illuminating the matter stands now, no bill can | ed; the other defenses have failed;
defamation of character is the only
hope; material for slander and
sentences from last weeks I* ree he passed before next summer.
Press will serve as a fair sample of
POTTS AND PARKS
Dry Goods, Dress Goods, No
tions, Midsummer Specials.
I Tmhrf»11dC " e now have the greatest value in la-
1 dies’ umbrellas to lx* found in any
market. Good frames, nice covers, pretty handles. Gome
and see this arrortment at 1.00, 1.75, 2.00 and 2.50 each.
Leather or canvas
at 25c to 1.00.
hand hags going
All kinds, shades and grades of ribbons
from No. 1 for headings to 8-incli sash
widths, priced from lc to 75c per yard.
Special new lot Swiss edges and
insertings for white dresses, also
extra value wide cambric edge for corset covers at 25c yard.
extra value wide cambric e<
Little Joe Hrown serves the
railroads well. These corporations
ought to add some valuable per
quisites to the sum Little Joe
However, The News favors this
that paper s scathing arraignment I as the most equitable plan for ad-liaise affidavits are always avail
of the hold, had candidate who is
bent on wrecking the Democratic
such a hill at the next session of
Newnan must have a union pas
senger station. Hoth the people
r —- == - of Newnan and the railroads recog
IS THE UNION DEPOT LOST? Inize this fact, We should face
the proposition in a spirit of can-
India lawns, 5c to 18c, extra
values; Persian lawns, 10c to
25c, .82 to 45 inches wide; French lawns, 40 inches wide, 20c
to 40c per yard; Wash Chiffons, 48 inches wide, 25c to 50c
I " e llia k ft closer prices on laces and carry the
largest assortments in Newnan. See our table
containing 2,000 yards vals at 5c per yard. We also show
more laces of all kinds than you find at any other store in
this city. French vals, round-thread vals, Point de Paris,
Normandy, Platt vals and oriental or nettop laces. In heav
ier laces we show linen torchon and Smyrna laces, German
and English torchons.
Colored Lawns and Organdies
New shipment opened today. Beautiful patterns, shades
and qualities, and prices always right.
Gold Medal black goods, Krippendorf Ditt-
mann Shoes, American Lady Corsets, Butter-
POTTS €s PARKS l
Phone 109 Bay Street Newnan, Ga. a
patty: “Where and when did Mr.
Smith ever claim that he was run
ning as a Democrat? Not
whore, nor at any time.”
justing this matter and stands able to the unprincipled, and un- Atlanta & West Point Bailroad Co.
| ready to advocate the passage of principled men have no qualms of
conscience in using them. If the
affiants are afterward convicted of
ly it is good politics to hatch up a
few suits for damages and mal
practice against a candidate just a
The Atlanta and West Point < * or an< * fairness, and no needless little too late to be possed on by
draw# from the State as his salary alul Central Railroads claim they
in the office of Railroad Cornmis-! cannot erect a union passenger
sioner. station at the railroad junction in
Newnan unless they are allowed to
j close Savannah street at the point
where it crosses the Atlanta and
West Point; and one of the main
obstructions should be placed in
the way of the consummation of
our hopes and plans, by short-
the courts betore the election.
Just such a case defeated a can
didate for governor in Alabama
sighted or over-zealous citizens of once, although it was’afterward
Let us meet the railroads at
least half way in this matter, and
proven to be a concocted scheme
ot the politicians and dismissed
from court, but the damage was
The News’ advertising patrons
are pleased and satisfied with the
results they secure from advertis j . contomp ] ate( | j n revising demonstrate that Newnan is will-1 done and the people defrauded
ing in this paper. That 8 the “""h 8 euim.iiqji.ucu m revising r r
nossihle argument n. I this city's charter was to confer I ! n e to make vaiualde concessions! Can the railroad monopoly
upon the Mayor and Council pow
er to close this street at that point.
The mistake of the friends of
the new charter bill (as The News
strongest possible argument as to
the value of advertising space in
Mr. Business Man of Newnan, j understands the provisions of the
please remember that an advertise
ment planted in the columns of
the News will help you to produce
a large crop of fall business. The
time is short. Better contract for
in order to secure the union
measure) consisted in making its
provisions too sweeping and
powers conferred by it upon
Mayor and Council too large,
majority of our people, looking to
the future, were unwilling to have
unlimited power over the city’s
“What is a Hart” asks an ex
change. The Atlanta Constitution
may In* pointed out as a horrible
the example and the questioner can
the form his own conclusions and
A readily answer his own question.
After next Wednesday, the cam-
„ , , , paign slogan of the ring “Let well
After August 22nd the Macon streets and other matters, and the h ttlon „ will 1)0 , h d t0
I elegraph will have ample time power to grant unlimited fran- somt ,thing iik 0 this .
for cooling off but it is hardly to chises, bestowed upon the Mtyor | inonkf! , y with the buzzsaw.
be expected that the Telegraph and Council. Their attitude was
will ever be able to see very clear- not the result of lack of confidence
ly that it has been playing the fool in our present Mayor and Coun
in this campaign. cil and distrust of this excelltnt
- - - =- and able body of citizens,but arose
from a wise determination to go
The opposition newspapers are
unanimously of the opinion that s ' ow ' n conferring unlimited pow-
Hoke Smith “sees defeat ahead."
The News concurs in this opinion.
Hoke Smith "sees deteat ahead”
for Clark Howell and his tlnee as
The political columns of Weakly
Clark-Dick of last week indicated
very clearly that the blue ribbon
flip-fiopper of Georgia journalism
is seeking a soft spot on which to
land. No matter where the Clark-
Dick lands it is bound to make a
hole in the earth, because it is go
ing to come down hard.
ers upon an elective body, that
changes one-half its membership
annually. While citizens of the
city might be willing to trust these
powers in the keeping of our
present Mayor and Council, they
have no guarantee for the future
as to the character of men who
may be elected to fill these posi
tions and rightly judged that it
would be unwise to remove con-
Be a 1)008ter and boost Newnan.
Just now the fearful crimes of a
certain gubernatorial aspirant are
stirring the righteous (?) indigna
tion of the immaculate Atlanta
other soulless corporations deceive
the people of Georgia in this en
lightened age by these cunning
tricks and malicious defamations
through that prince of duplicity,
the Atlanta Constitution?
The Western Railway of Alabama.
Direct Lines Between North, East. South and Southwest. U. S. Fast
Mail Route. Through Palace Sleeping Cars. Dining
Cars. Tourist Sleepers to California.
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It appears that a Chicago audi-
ence, a few evenings ago, was sen
sationally surprised to learn from a
reliable speaker that “since the
war the South has spent for negro
education more than five times as
much as it has expended in pen-
Above trains dally. Connections at New Orleans for Texas
for Tuskegee, Mllatcad for Tallahassee.
LaGrango accommodation leaves Atlanta daily, except Sunday at 5:80 p.
leaves LaGrange at 5:60 a. m. arrives Atlanta «:lfi ii. m.
Trains 85 and 38 Pullman sleepers New York and New Orleans. Through coaches Washing-
on Bml New Orleans. 15
Trains 87 and 88 Washington and Southwestern Limited. Pullman sleepers, compartment
ears, obset-vation and dining ears. Complete service New York and New Orleans.
Train 97 United .States fast mail. Through day e inches Atlanta and New Orleans.
\> rite for mans, schedules and informaliou.
F. M. THOMPSON, j. p. BILLUPS.
T. P. A., Atlanta, Ga. G. P. A., Atlanta Ga.
CHAS. A. WICKKKSHAM,
Pres, and Gen. Mgr.. Atlanta, Ga
ients of tftis unprecedented gener
osity. On the contrary the ne
groes can yet find no terms too
sions for the Confederate soldiers, ^ ars ^ an< ^ denunciatory to satisfy
widows and orphans,"
their resentful temper toward the
the capacities and needs ot the ne
gro in the first century of his race.
And the time is rapidly approach
ing when the Southern white peo
ple will realize that fact in all its
demonstrations and refuse to
longer tax themselves to furnish
useless education to the race that
now making appropriation laws in this negro educational question, does not need it and will not use it
our State Legislature who will be Slowly and surely the statistics when they get it to their own good
.rre accumulating that will silence or the profit of the State.—Atlan-
We are prepared to say that - Southern people,
there are are thousands of persons Some day Southern Legislatures
here in Georgia and some of them w '8 come to their senses about
What lofty patriotism! What in- as much surprised at that state
ment as were the Chicago folks who
heard it for the first time.
The liberality ot the Southern
tense spasms of honesty, and, O,
what disinterested truthfulness!
Hoke Smit h’s friends are in a fe
ver of dread lest the modest, people in providing education for
truthful Constitution should tell t he dependent negro race has not
the whole thing. It is a matter of been paraded in the history of any
trol of certain matters from the surprise that it has not told of nation on the globe. Yet for it all
the pro-negro philanthropists of ta News,
both the South and North to 1 -
awaken the people who have the
negro problem fo deal with at first
hand to the fact that all the mon
ey we have spent in present meth
ods of negro education has been
hands of the people and
that control in the hands
Mayor and Council.
In this instance The
center Hoke's part in the assassination of ; the South has received but scant j more than wasted,
of the Lincoln and his connection with credit from the North and scarce- The education adapted to the
the Jesse James gang, Why does ly any evidence of gratitude from Caucasion of-the twentieth cen-
News | not the Constitution tel) the long- j negroes, who have been the recip-1 tury is far and away ahead ot both
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a thousand years, but he accom
plished very little.