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The Newnan news. (Newnan, Ga.) 1906-1915, November 23, 1906, Image 1

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--■iTruiawvifflrr | 19 PAGES THE NEWNAN NEWS. 19 PAGES VOL. VII. NEWNAN, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1906. NO. 33 The New o^*«»\2r«jive Away an Elegant $350.00 Clinton Piano on December 24th. NINTH DISTRICT MEETING I. 0.0. F. Odd Fellows Assembled in New- nan Monday and Enjoyed * Good Meeting. Thu Ninth District convention of Odd Fellows convened in New- min last Monday afternoon and was attended by brethren from the lodges in Meriwether, Troup, Ooweta, Heard, Carroll, Haralson, Polk, Paulding and Douglas coun ties. The convention was inter esting and profitable to those in attendance. The delegates were royally entertained by their New- nan brethren and thoroughly' en joyed the occasion. Judge W. C. Hod nett, of Carrollton, District Claud Master, presided in the con vention. The following named delegates were in attendance at the conven tion: W W Jenkins, W M Allen, W W Edmondson, J B McLeroy, M P Cason, B H. Durrett, E A Rich ardson, Hid Roberts, W P Smith, W F Moore, (1 M Garrett, J L Garrett, .1 S Marlow, T W Tarlton, S A North. \V C Felt, W C Callo way, J H Simmons, J W Daniel, C A Gillespie, Frank Harwell, H \V Stephens, .1 W Thompson, W. M. O’Brien, W L Bradley, J G Parker, It H Parker, It H Young, T I) Hamil, M J Heud, K M Hagan, H G Grill!th, M .lames. at eight o'clock. Judge llodnett presided and introduced the speak ers. The addresses and music] were splendid and every feature of the program pleased the large audience assembled for the occa sion. The invocation by Dr. G. A.] Nunnnlly was followed by the address of welcome to the visiting Odd Fellows delivered by Rev. V. A. Ham. It was an eloquent and i graceful speech. Response to the address of welcome was made by Judge Frank Harwell, of La- Grange. Judge Harwell’s speech was impromptu, as he was assign ed at the last moment the place on ; the program which was to have 'been filled by Grand Master Me. and entertaining to the uninitiated in the audience. The musical features of the evening's program delighted all who were present. The vocal duet by Mrs. T. M. Goodrum and Miss Mary Goodrum, the solos by Messrs. T. M. Goodrum. \V. H. Davis and A. L. Kronfeldt were superb and were accorded pro longed applause and encores. Music by the New nan orchestra also deserves high praise. The selections rendered delighted all. The orchestra was composed of Messrs. W. R. Stubblevine. \V. (). Perry, T. M. Thompson. J. II. Pendergrast, I,. A. Bellony, Ray- Crane Mr. Griflin, of Carrollton, and Miss Kate Lane, pianist. CITY PRIMARY NEXT TUESDAY Executive Committee has Named Day and Formulated Rules lor Municipal Primary. Public Exercises. The public exercises of the con vention were conducted in the Au ditorium Monday night, beginning 'Cowan, of Augusta. The Judge was equal to the occasion, however, Wind made a felicitous speech. The address of the occasion' was delivered by Judge R. T. Daniel, of Gridin, who is known as the “silver tongued orator” of the Georgia I. (). (). F. Judge Daniel is one of the most distinguished, as well as one of the most eloquent and forceful exponents of frater- nalism, in the South. lie has been highly honored by the I.O. O. F. of the State ami nation and has filled many of the highest stations in the Order. He has measured up to the demands of every occasion and filled the re quirements of every position of trust to which he has been called; and, consequently, is implicitly trusted and much beloved by the brethren of this fraternity. Judge Daniel’s address was one calculated to help and uplift his brethren who listened to it, and at the same time it was instructive PIANO CONTEST. The vote in the News’ piano contest was as follows, when the paper went to press this week: Votes Miss KimHo Kirby, Newimn 2,111)0 " Jewel Ftiver “ .3,000 " Kutn Snead *• i ,900 “ ttutli McDonald,(llli Dist it,1136 •• Mavbelle Sewell, Grantville 300 “ Lottie White “ ..1,760 “ Maude Warren, Sargent 300 “ Opal McKmglit, Senoia. 1,100 Have your mules and horses in sured in the Mutual Life Stock In surance Company of Georgia. Full face value of all policies will be paid. For information and terms, call on or write to J. \V. Will eoxon, agent for Coweta and < ar- roll counties, Newiuui, If Scroggin Furniture Co. can save you 20 to 30 per cent, on furni ture on special orders. Our muil order department is complete. Try us on a fine piece. tf Elsewhere in this week's News appears the cull for a city primary , issued by the Executive ('ommittce, anti the rules formulated by the Committee for the government of the same. The primary will be held next Tuesday. Nov. 27th, and four candidates for aldermen, four candidates for membership on Board of Education •mil a new Ex ecutive Committee, consisting of seven memlters. will be nominated. The News is not informed that any body is seeking membership on tin* Executive Committee, and there appears to belittle opposi tion to the present members of Board of Education. However,the News is informed that Mr. E. M. ('ole is a candidate for a position on the Board. Other citizens have been mentioned, but all have de clined to seek the honor. Present memlHMs of the Board whose terms expire this year, are President T. E. Atkinson, Hon. !. N. Orr, Dr. T. B. Davis and Mr. Frank Wil kinson. There are eight candidates for aldermen—Messrs. A.M. Norris, J. L. Taylor. D. W. Boone, W. 8. Askew, G. It. Spender, E. G.Cole, H. C. A mall, Jr., and C. B. Glover. Four places in the Coun cil are to be filled. But two of the retiring aldermen ure candidates for re-election—Messrs. Askew and Sponcler. Messrs. G. R, Black and R. N. Cole have declined to oiler lor re-election. For the city election only 441 white voters and (f>olored voters have registered. This is a very small registration and indicates a light vote in the primary . Some interest centers in the aldcrmanic race, on account of the large mini brr of candidates; but the News lius not yet found any person will ing to undertake the job of nam ing flic four winners in advance of the primary, f Members received, 55; Sunday school .scholars enrolled, 150. Financial Report.—Paid Pastor, #200; paid Presiding Elder, #30; Sunday School and Conference col lections, #134.34; furnishing church, #85; incidentals, #30.04; other purposes, #10.50; total amount raised during year,#jHML48. Wedding Hells. Mr. George Whitley , of Glenn, Ga., and Miss Gibson Orr, of Cor inth, were united in marriage yes terday at tlic home of the bribe’s mother, Mrs. Alberta Orr. The young people arc well known in Coweta and adjoining counties and have the best wishes of a host of friends. Miss Margaret, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John King, of the Third district, will be united in marriage on next 'Thursday at noon to Mr. Sam Martin, of Atlanta. Rev. F. J. Amis will be the ollleiatiiig minister. Both the young people are quite well known and popular and have the good wishes of all their acquaintances for a happy aud prosperous future. The Methodist ministers of Cow eta county arc in Milledgeville attending the North Guorgia Con ference. 'They are Dr. J. W. Cuillian, First Church, Rev. W. S. Gaines, Lovejoy Memorial, Revs. W. J. Cotter and F. G. Hughes, superannuated, of New nun; Rev. Frank (Juilliun, More land circuit; Rev. E. A. Ware, Turin.circuit; Rev. A. II. S. Bugg, Grantville circuit; Rev. G. W. Farr, Senoiu circuit, it. 'I'. Thump son, Esq., is also in attendance as a delegate from district conference. Lovejoy Memorial Report. The following excellent report of Lovejoy Memorial church for the Conference year just closed was furnished the News by Pastor W. S. (Juiiics: 'The beautiful residence of Mrs. Fannie Banks Calloway, in La Grange, was totally destroyed by lire Wednesday night of last week. Everything in the house was lost. Mrs. Calloway ’s daughter and son in law, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Niminons, lost all their persona! property, including a large num ber of valuable articles presented to them as wedding gifts. Mr. Nimmons, formerly of Newnau, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Nim inous. Lost or Stolen—A Water Span iel about IN months old; brown with white ureust, feet and tips; answers to the name, “Brown.” I will he thankful for any informa lion concerning him. Chas. A still, H. S. B A N T A ’ S The Store With A Reputation THE WATCH STORE This store almost merits the name of The Watch Store, because of the large and varied stock of cases and movements to be found here. The strong points of our watch stock are its size, beauty and the high quality of every case and movement we sell. As a matter of course, we sell only standard products from the world’s greatest factories, and there is not an unreliable, uncertain case or movement in our store. We know the goods and sell them for just what they .are, at just what they are worth. The extent of our watch stock frequently amazes our customers. They do not expect to find in a small city the line we carry constantly in stock ; hut the stock is here, and we desire to sell it, and it will be our pleasure to show the goods to all callers. Any person wishing to buy a fvatch case or movement will not hesitate long about giv ing us an order, after an examination of our display. Briefly we mention a few facts in reference to the stock in our watch department. Gentlemen’s Watches. Our famous working man’s watch—silveroid case, 18-size. Elgin or Waltham movement, at #7.50, is the best watch ever sold for the money. Every purchaser of this watch is pleased with it after giving it a trial. In gold filled cases for gentlemen we have (J, 12, IfJ nnd 18 sizes at #12 to #00. Large number of beautiful patterns to select from. Solid gold watches at #30 to #iq0 will interest any gentleman who desires a fine case, Ladies’ Watches. 'This stock is the pride of our watch department. In solid gold cuses we have nothing of u lower grade tiiun 14-curat. There are diamond set cases, engraved cases and polished cases—a large number of styles—every one a marvel of artistic beauty. Solid gold watches for ladies are priced from #20 to #00. In gold filled cases we have u full stock of beautiful styles, priced fr mi #10 to #25. A special selection of lovely enameled cuses will delight all the Indies. MOVEMENTS, CHAINS, ETC. At all times we have a large stock of Elgin and Waltham movements in stock, 7 to 28 jewels. We cun supply movements of uny manufacture. Elegant chains and charms in great variety of patterns anil in wide range of prices are a part of the stock'in our watch department. On all these goods we quote close prices, und at all times are prepared to meet competi tion in prices on any of the standard goods we curry in stock or sell. What makes a better Christmas present than a nice watch? Get it at Banta’s. H. S. BANTA’S, The Store with a REPUTATION