The Newnan News
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J. T. FAIN, Editor and Publisher
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OFFICIAL PAPER OF COWETA COUNTY.
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OFFICE UP STAIRS IN THE WILCOXON BLOB
A ml Sept. I Hi whs Smith <la> in
Good morning, Mr. Oyster! Glad
you R here.
Kvery!>ody but Coweta count>
wants that agricultural and in
dustrial school proposed for the
Fourth Congressional District. II
Coweta wants it she has not said
Thomson, Georgia, is to have
another bank. It is believed that
the gentlemen who managed Jim
Smith's campaign in McDuffie
county will he among the first de
There arc twenty three dispen
sillies in Georgia, and the Albany
Herald suggests that the temper
anee people adopt as their motto
this sentence: ••Twenty-three lor
Possibly anthracnosc is the ap
pendicitis of the vegetable world.
It is after King Cotton.—Colum
bus Knquirer Sun.
It sounds like the proboscis of
something or other.
President Roosevelt favors pho
netic spelling—the American pco
pie do not. Roosevelt will find the
people are lugger than the Presi
dent when it comes to dealing with
the spelling question.
Over in Alabama Candidate
Comer came up smiling with HI
counties,while < ’andidate < ’milling
ham secured only 5 counties. It
is evident that Coiner thoroughly
Hoke Smithed his opponent.
It remained for the Macon News
to designate Ralph Smith and Fred
Lewis as the “common carriers”
of the late gubernatorial campaign.
At this distance, it appears that
trattle was light with Fred and
that his main business was hauling
Prof, It. H. Cousins, who was
Imrii in Fayetteville, Ga.. in ISHI
has Ikh'ii renominated without op
position for the office of State Su
perintendent of Public Instruction
in Texas. Prof. Cousins was elect
ed to this position in IU04 and has
filled the ottiee to the entire satis
faction of the people of Texas.
In last Sunday’s Griffin News
and Sun the Newnan News’ edi
torial,The Passing of the Po iulists,
was reproduced and credited to
the LaGrange Graphic. The News
and Sun is welcome to anything
found In the columns ot this pa
per, but we are sure the LaGrangc
Graphic does not need the glory to
be acquired by appearing in pub
lic as the author of the Newnan
S. A, Brown worshiped at The Rock,
in Fayette county, Inst Saturday and
XV. C. Moore ntid family, from nciir
Newnan, attended divine service here
q>. I.iuidi-nm, of Fayette county and
daughter, .Mrs. Charlie Culpepper, of
Lone Oak. passed through la-re last
Monday en route to Coweta Station.
Miss Lizzie I’nrrott returned home
las' Sunday from near Moreland, after a
few days s|H-nt with relatives and at
tended a family reunion and barbecue at
qiuite a number of our young people
s|H-nt last Sunday afternoon most pleas
antly at the home of ,T. C. l>*wis and
A. J. Halley and A. F. Parrott were in
Palmetto Inst Monday.
Mrs. Talbot, of Lone Oak, is the guest
of friends here this week.
James Brown, of Palmetto, visited his
sister, Mrs. C. C. Game), last Monday.
One of the most enjoyable occasions of
the season wns a barbecue given by Lu
ther Todd nt his pretty country home
near McCollum last Thursday compli
mentary to ins friends. After a delicious
dinner wns served, the afternoon was
s|tent in merry conversation and splen
did music, furnished by different ones of
the party. Those present: Isano Smith
ami wife, Mesdnines John Hammock,
Anna Cantrell, Pearl Pitts; Homer
Hammett and wife; Clarence Smith,
M. I). Thurmond, R. L. Smith; Misses
Rosa Lee and Clara Hammock, Carrie
Hell and Habra Hammett. Onolii, Ji nnie
and Lmiella Smith, Minnie Lee and I.u
oyle Thurmond, Willie 1). T'dd;
Messrs. Will Hammett, Charlie Smith,
Luther Todd, Willie and Frank Smith.
F. id. Parrott and wife and Misses
\nna and Kvn i’nrrott returned home
last Tuesday, after several days spent
with relatives in Donglas county.
Rev. O. J. Short tilled his regular np-
pmnliueiit at Itnck Spring last Saturday
and Sunday, delivering excellent ser
mons. On Sunday the church met in
eonferouoo and elected delegates to the
association, ns follows; M. 1). Thur
mond, T. II. Harper; alternate, O. C.
(lamel. Brother Short was nnaniinnus-
lv re-elected pastor for the ensuing year
of 11X17 and has accepted.
ter Pike, last Sunday.
Jimmie Smith came up from Grant-
ville and spent last Sunday with rela
Fred Reese and wife, from Moreland,
spent Inst Sunday with the latter’s mo
ther, Mrs. Taylor Pye.
Bob Attawny, from Hognnsville, spent-
last Sunday with the family of Hiram
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Motes were the
happy recipients of a little girl last
Misses Bertie and Dorie Lovern. from
Banning, are spending a few days with
their brothers, T. R. and E. B. Lovern.
Mrs. Andrew Chandler visited rela
tives in Grantville last Saturday and
Miss Lizzie Weir came up from Ho
gnnsville and spent Inst Sunday with
her cousins, Misses Alice and Matilda
H. D. Daniel, from LaGrange, spent
last Sunday here.
Miss Jennie Bowen returned from
Griffin last week and took charge of her
kindergarten class Monday morning.
Rev. F G. Hughes filled the pulpit nt
Lovejoy Memorial last Sunday and had
an attentive congregation.
Rev. H. S. Reese preached nt the
Ctmpel last Sunday evening. We were
glad to have him with us and hope he
will come lignin.
Tom Abnan midwife, from Orant-
vllle, spent Inst Sunday with the for
Miss Ima MoGeliee is on the sick list
Miss Lorenn Cooper, from Hogans-
villi*, spent last Saturday nnd Sunday
with her grandmother, Mrs. Almon.
Next Sunday is Bro. Layton’s regular
appointment to preach at the (’Impel.
Mrs. Treadnwayand Miss Mary Fox
Cnmp opened up their school last Mon
day morning with a good attendance.
We hope to have the best school this
term that we’ve ever bad.
Miss Mary Alman is on the sick list
Oscar and James Hnri>or made a bus-
iiitss trip to Newnan last Thursday.
Mrs. Mollie la>wis is visiting relatives
near Newnan this week.
M. D. Thurmond nnd daughters and
Mesdames F. M. Parrott and Willie
McGee Attended divine nervioe nt Coke's
Chajicl last Thursday.
Mrs. C, C. Gatnel remains quite sick
Messrs. Pett nnd Claiborne Chandler,
of Newuau, were guests of J. C. Lewis
and wife last Saturday and Sunday.
Samuel Todd, wife and sons. Luther
and Leonard, and John Hammock, wife
and daughter, of McCollum, John Todd
and wife, of Kedron, and Miss Claudia
Todd, of Carrollton, were among the
visitors at Rook Spring Sunday.
T. G. and George Haines spent Thurs
day last in Newnan.
Virgil Brown, of Palmetto, sjient last
Sunday with home folks.
I-awson Davis and wife of Goodes,vis
ited the former’s parents here last week.
Walter Gamble, of Palmetto, visited
relatives here last Saturday.
Rev. J. IV Slmw moved with Ids fam
ily to Carroll county last week.
After sojourning u few mouths near
Knseoe.J. H. Strickland moved back to
out city last Friday.
Walter Pye and wife brought, their in
fant hoy up from Moreland last Sunday
morning and buried it. The young par
ents have the sympathy of the entire
Emory Pittman came down from Por-
terdale and H|Kint last Sunday with the
family of Mrs. T. O. MoGeliee.
J. B. Reese, who wiw very ill with
typhoid fever at our last writing, is
thought to be somewhat improved.
Mrs. Tillman Dewlierry, from Tab
Iumhco, Alabama, is spending a few dayN
with the home folks.
Mrs. Nancy Brown nml dnugliter.Miss
Nellie, are up from LaGrange, spending
the week with Mrs. John Dewberry.
Mrs. Henry Turner, from Lnttrange,
is s|KUiding the week with her mother,
Mrs. Ellen Smith.
R. S. Thompson moved with Ids fam
ily from the country Inst week.
Mrs. Amanda Williams and little oliil-
drt>n moved to LaGrange last. week.
.1. W. Hanson moved down front Han
ning last week.
John Cox came down from Atlanta
last Saturday and got employment in
J, D. Musick wns down from Whites-
lung last Saturday evening, visiting his
daughters. Mesdnines Boti Phillips nnd
Arthur Mobley, Jr., from East Point,
was with relatives here last Saturday
Mr. Jim Jordan and Miss Mamie Tar-
ply were united in marriage last Sunday
afternoon. Rev. J. D. Taylor ottiolated.
Sam Weir was up from Hogausville
Mrs. Henry Bryant visited her mother
at Carrollton last Snturdny nnd Sunday.
Mrs. Henry Giles was confined to her
hod liy siokness lust week.
Mrs. Bill Hudgens visited her parents
at Palmetto last Friday.
The iufaiit girl of Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Farmer has been quite ill.
Henry Robinson came down from
Carrollton Inst Sunday morning and
spoilt the day with J. E. Farmer’s fain-
Mrs. Lee Collins was herefrom Car-
roll county last week.
Hornoe, little son of Mr. and Mrs.
Nnnmau Pitts, tins been real sick.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Gideon Brook buried
their infant girl on Wednesday after
noon of last week.
William Boggs, enroute from La-
Grange to Carrollton, stopped over and
si>eiit Inst Saturday night with Joe
William Pike, from Carroll county,
silent last Saturday night and Sunday
with his brother's family.
Judge Webb and Jack Hull, from
Carrollton, visited Newnan friends last
Frank Burks came up from Grant-
ville ami si>eiit the day with home folks
Mrs. Alioe Cause I, from Carrollton,
, visited the family of tier brother, Wal
Whltesbnrg, Ga., Sept. 4, 1110(1.—A
number of the young people of tin*
town are preparing to give a public en
tertainment nt the college hull quite
soon. The entertainment is being got
ten up for the benefit of the Methodist
parsonage. There will nrobably bo two
nights of the exeroises, which consist of
some well selected plays and plenty of
music. A small admittance fee will bo
charged on each night. The entertain
ment will be held on Friday and Satur
day nights, Sept. 14th nnd Ifitli. A strong
amt cordial invitation is extended to ev
ery one and we lioiie to see you all
there. Those in charge of the entertain
ment promise n good program for each
Rev. W. A. Parks preached nt the
Methodist church last Sunday to a good
nuiliouoo on the subject of “Heart Puri
The protracted services nt the Metho
dist ohuroli closed Sunday night, after
continuing for a week. Several were re
ceived into the membership of the
ohnrcli by letter.
Protraoted meeting is in progress nt '
New Hope Church,two miles fromtowu, \
conducted by the pastor, Rev. N. E. |
Rev. K, M. Stevens went down to New
Lebanon, near Lowell, Saturday, where
lie tilled the appointment of Rev. J. W. j
McLeod, Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Mamie Foster, of Haralson re
turned home Tuesday, after spending
several days with relatives in the city.
Arthur Moore and family of Birming
ham, Ala., have been spending several
days with relatives near town.
Rev. J. W. McLeod, who has been
sick with fever for the past two weeks,
is slowly improving, and liis many
friends hope to see him out again soon.
Robert Hollaway, the blacksmith, has
Is-cii quite sick for several days. He is
somewhat improved at this timo.
Our farmers are quite busy this week
gathering up hay and fodder. Cotton
will sisin be ready to pick.
Wilkes Jones, of Riverside, returned
home Saturday after a stay of several |
days witli bis sister in Anniston, Ala.
J. A. Kelly has returned home for a
few days visit, before leaving for college
about the middle of September.
R. I^ee Sharpe; the popular job print
er. of Carrollton, was in the city on bus
iness last week.
Col. Sydney Holderness.of Carrollton,
was in Whitesburg Saturday afternoon
Hugh Foster, of Harnlson, spent Sun
day Bud Monday iu the city with rela
Mrs. Shackelford, of near Calhoun,
Ga., iB spending some time with tier
brother's family, Rev. N. E. MeBrayer.
Miss Dora Duncan and little sifter,
Mary Lou, are visiting relatives in
Grantville this week.
W. E. Herrin of Carrollton, was a vis
itor in Whitesburg Sunday.
Rev. R. F. Hodnett, of Franklin, was
in Whitesburg a short while Monday.
His numerous frieuds here were very
glad to see him He came up to meet
his fattier. Dr. Hodnett, of Senoia.
S. G. Allen and family, of Sargent,
visited relatives and friends here this
J. H. Lipscomb, oue of our successful
merchants, went to Atlanta Monday on
Miss Clyde Almon is visiting relatives
Bagging And Ties
Three carloads new ties; two car
loads new bagging. Buy your bag
ging and ties of us.
Just received two car loads Mitchell
and Tennessee wagons.
BRADLEY & BANKS
C. M. Boynton, one of Carrollton's
clever photographers, was in the city on
business this week.
Miss Dixie Askew, of Dacula, is visit
ing her sisters, Mesdames. W. B. Kelly
and W. B. Parks.
Mrs. W. M. Thames and little daughter
Miriam, of College Park, are visiting at
the home of her Bister, Mrs. J. R. Lasi-
ter, at Hanning.
Rev. E. E. Buyers, of Winston, Ga.,
visited bis parents near town last week.
Oil Friday be preached at the Metho
Grant Roberts, colored, who has been
passing through this part of the county
about once every month soliciting work,
such ns bottoming chairs, was run over
Monday evening after dark near Ban
ning by a passing freight train and
killed. There was evidence before the
coroner’s court that he was subject to
some kind of heart trouble. He was
badly mangled, but lived about an hour
after the accident.
We carry the latest magazines
and periodicals.—Peniston & Lee.
Money to loan on real estate at 7 per
oeut. Apply to L. M. Farmer.
Doesn’t cause as much wor
ry as one that runs either
too fast or too slow, in an
erratic fashion. The first
you never depend upon—the
other kind is a source of con
stant annoyance. Nowadays
most people can and do own
a watch, but no person can
afford to own an uncertain
watch; and with my repair
department at your service,
there is no excuse for carry
ing anything but a properly
regulated and accurate
.watch. I am always ready
to remedy your watch troub
les. Consult me when your
timepiece goes wrong.
Frank J. Flannery
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
Early Shipment of
New Fall Goods
Have just received a shipment of new Fall Suits in medi
um weights, suitable to wear now and through fall and win
ter. If your spring and summer suit is beginning to look
worn come in and let us fit you up in a new fall suit, prices
from $10 to $25. We have a full assortment for you to
The famous John B. Stetson hat is here for your fall use.
Come in and see the new fall styles.
BARNETT, ST. JOHN & GO.