THE NEWNAN NEWS.
VOL. ordinal* 0« ic8
NEWNAN, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1906.
he News Will Give Away an Elegant $350.00 Clinton Piano on December 24th.
Plorth Georgia Conference
Will Convene in Bartow
Capital Next Year.
The North Georgia Conference
closed its sessions in Vi illedgovillo
last Tuesday at noon. Cartersville
■’ ■was selected as the place of meet
ing next year. The Conference
: was royally entertained in Mil-
ledgeville, and the sessions were
; attended with profit and pleasure
[ to the preachers and delegates. As
usual, the appointments were read
by the Bishop just before the ad
journment of Conference. Those
for the LaC5range District are as
.1 B Bobbins, presiding elder.
First church, 1 N Hopkins.
South LaGrange. .1 11 House.
St. John and i'nity. <i L Chas
West Point,.l M Tumlin.
NVeijt Point Circuit. W W Gaines.
Mountville Circuit, I’> P Searcy.
"Greenville and Trinity. John
Oakland mission. V JO La u ford.
Woodbury circuit, W B Wacky.
Chipley circuit, L W Uiveis.
Glenn circuit. L I. Landrum.
Hogansville. M S Williams.
Franklin circuit. B I 1 ' llodnett.
(irantville ami Lone Oak. A 11
Morelahd and Lutbersville. A A
Newnan, .1 W (juillian.
Lovejoy Memorial mission. \Y
Whitesburg mission, V B Ken
Turin circuit. E A Ware.
Palmetto circuit. .1 O Brand.
Eairburn circuit, C M l.ipham.
Bowden circuit. ,1 M Fowler.
Boopville mission.W W Benson.
LaGrange Female College. 11 M
Several changes were made in
this district. Hew B. P. Allen,
who had served four years as Pro
siding Elder, was given the pastor
ate of the tirst church in Elberton.
His successor is Dr. ,1. B. Bobbins,
who comes from the Augusta Dis
trict. where he has been serving
as Presiding Elder. The Method
ists of the District will regret the
removal of Mr. Allen, who is one
of the most efficient and faithful
men in the Conference, but they
will welcome Dr. Bobbins, who is
a splendid preacher and one of the
strongest men in North Georgia
Only one change was made in
the pastorates in Coweta county.
All the preachers were returned
except Bov. Frank Quilliau, who
goes to Calhoun station in Gordon
county. 11 is successor is Bov. A.
Tile people generally will wel
come the return of all the Method
ist preachers to their fields of la
bor in this county. All are earn
est, consecrated, successful minis
ters. The First church in New
nan is especially pleased with the
return of Dr. .1. W. Qulllian, who
is doing a great work here, and
who is admired and loved by the
people of all denominations in this
Bev.J. B King, in whom the
people of Newnan have an abiding
interest, was returned to Gaines
ville District as Presiding Elder.
Reese Drug Store Sold.
The Beese drug store, the oldest
establishment of the kind in the
city, has been sold by Dr. W. A.
Turner, of Newnan, and C. B.
Turner, of Carrollton, to Mrs. E.
II. Bowman. If. W. A mail and A.
11. Freeman. The concern will be
incorporated as the Beese Drug
Co. E. II. Bowman, who has so
successfully managed the business
for several years, will remain in
charge of the store.
Court Adjourned for Thanks
giving, but Convenes Again
The vote in the News’ piano
voidest was as follows, when the
paper went to press this week:
Miss Bessie Kirby. Newnan g.'.iyr,
“ Jewel Paver •• S.'lOO
“ Kate Snead “ l.g(X)
Kuril McDonald,lltli Dist.. ..s.tlOO
“ Maybelle Sewell, (trantvitte aOO
“ Lottie White “ .1,760
“ Maude Warren, Sargent 100
•• Opal McKnight, Senoin. 1,100
Pulled by Deputy
Deputy Sheriff T. .1. Eutrekin,
ol'Senoia. who is in Newnan this
week attending City Court, whiled
away some spare time by trapping
a blind tiger Wednesday. Ho
caught Jim Walker, a negro whis
key dealer. in the act of selling
booze. Jim was delivered to the
city authorities and when arraign
ed before Mayor Burdett, His Hon
or informed Jim that#50 would lie
required to ‘•make it square" with
City Court is in session this
week and much business has been
disposed of. 'fhe Court adjourned
for Thanksgiving, but opens for
business again this morning. Judge
A. D. Freeman is presiding in his
usual able manner and Solicitor
W. L. Stallings is making his tirst
appearance in this important posi
tion. He is winning commenda
tion on every side and will no
doubt develop into one of the most
efficient solicitors the Court has
Following is a summary of the
cases hcaid this week up to W ed
State vs. Ed Griffin, larceny
from house; plea of guilty; #55 and
costs or six months in ehaingang.
State vs. Green McCarty, carry
ing concealed weapons; plea of
guilty: #50 and costs or 12 months
State vs. Ernest Jones, carrying
concealed weapon: plea of guilty:
#50 and costs or 12 months in the
State vs. A. D. Wright, carrying
concealed weapon; plea of guilty;
| Sot) and costs or 12 months in the
State vs. Jackson Hill, larceny
I from the house; guilty; #55 and
j costs or cS months in ehaingang.
State vs. Ernest Bayne, breaking
State vs, Tom McCloud; gam
bling: pica of guilty.
State is, Ebb Whatley, carrying
pistol concealed; plea of guilty;
Soil and costs or 12 months in
gang. A case against Whatley
was nolle pressed.
State vs. Ed Long, gambling;
plea of guilty; #20 and costs or 12
State vs. Lcandcr Watkins, car
rying pistol concealed; pica of
guilty; #50 and costs or 12 months.
! State vs. Ed Nelson, pointing
gun at .mother; nolle pressed be
cause of error in name; the defen
dant's real name being Melson.
State vs Bob Maynard, gam
bling; #50 and costs or 12 months.
State vs John Evans, assault and
battery; #25 and costs or twelve
State vs Jim Cochran, Ben <)w-
ensby, Levi Thomas, 'Pom Wyatt,
gambling; not guilty.
II. II. Mobley vs A. S. Bobort-
son. complaint; judgment tor plain
till’ for * 11 1.21. principal. *25.14,
interest, and coats.
C. W. Bobertson vs A. S. Bob
orison, complaint; judgment for
plaintiff for *17:1.71, principal,
#G2 07, interest, and costs.
State vs George Budwine, mis
demeanor; nolle pressed.
State vs Jim Cochran, carrying
pistol concealed; not guilty.
Stale vs John Martin, misde
meanor; indictment quashed.
State vs Bart Moore, disturbing
divine worship; nolle pressed.
Bart Moore was lined $50 for car
lying pistol concealed, the alter
native being 12 months.
State vs Joe IIcndctsun. carry
ing pistol concealed; #50 and costs
A mail, Cole, Boone and Glov
er Were Nominated for
While the registration was
smaller than usual, more than the
average per cent, of the registered
i voters cast their ballots. Of the
III registered white voters 420
east their ballots. The present
members of the School Board were
unopposed and there was but one
ticket tor members of the Exccu
All of the eight eaud(dates for
eouneilmen received highly com
plimenlury votes. The winners
are II. C. Arnall. Jr., E. G. Cple,
D. W. Boone and C. it. Glover.
f l'he votes received by the alderma
nic candidates are us follows: •
11. C. A mail, .11
E. G. < ’ole
D. W. Boone
(’. It. Glover
G. B. Spender .
W. S. Askew
J. L. Taylor
I A. M. Norris
I Messrs. Askew and Sponelei,
present members of Council, were
'defeated. Both tire good men and
served the city well and their
friends sincerely regret their do
leal. All of the couucilmen-eluct
are young men. They are eutei
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or 12 months.
State vs Frank Tolbert, disturb
ing di\ inc wicsliip; not guilty.
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 he found here. The strong points
of our watch stock are its size, heautv 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 ; but 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
watch 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.
In gold filled cases fur gentlemen we Imve 0, 12, 10 and IS sizes at #12 to #(10. Large
number of beautiful pattcniH to select from. Holid gold watches at. #H0 to #100 will intercut
any gentleman who desire* a fine case,
This stock is the pride of our watch department,. In Hnliil gold cases
we have nothing of a lower grade than 11-carat. There are diamond set
eases, engraved cases and polished cases—a large number of styles—every
one a ntarvel of artistic beauty. Solid gold watches for ladies are priced
from #20 to #li(). In gold filled cases we have a full stock of beautiful
styles, priced from $10 to $25. A special selection of lovely enumeled cases
will delight all the ladies.
MOVEMENTS, CHAINS, ETC.
t >ur famous working man’s watch—silveroid cuse, 18-si/.e. Elgin or Waltham movement
u #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.
At all times we have a large stock of Elgin and Waltham movements in stock, 7 to 2!J
jewels. We can supply movements of any manufacture.
Elegant chains and charms in greut variety of patterns and in wide range of prices are a
part of the stock in our watch department.
On all these goods we quote close prices, and at all times are prepared to meet competi
tion in prices on any’ of the standard goods we carry 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
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