THE NEWNAN NEWS.
NEWNAN, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1906.
The News vv ill Give Away an Elegant $350.00 Clinton Piano on December 24th.
Fourth District Agricultural
School Awarded by
Columbus, Ga., December 8 —
Carroll county today won the state
agricultural school lor the fourth
congressional district. That coun
ty and Muscogee were the only
bidders, and both counties made
splendid offers to the board of
trustees of the school. The first
offers of both counties were $25,-
000 in cash, 250 acres of land and
Muscogee raised its bid to $31,-
000 cash and Carroll promptly in
creased its offer to $30,000. The
valuation of land, lights, water and
telephone service also offered by
Carroll was placed at such a figure
that that county considered, its
total bid the equivalent of $70,000.
Every member of the boaacl of
trustees of the fourth district
school with but one exception met
with Governor Terrell in the board
of trade building in Columbus to
day. Carroll county had a large
delegation of enthusiastic citizens
Governor Terrell made a fine ad
dress, and Professor Stewart, of
the state agricultural school, fol
lowed with an inspiring address.
Judge S. W. Harris, Judge Hrown
and Sidney Holderness presented
the claims of Carroll county in a
forceful mo,rtner, anti G. Gunby
Jordan and M yor L H. Chappell
made addresses in beha.f of Mus
Judge George P. Munroe, ot
Marion, was chairman, and T. M.
Zellars, of Coweta, secretary of
the meeting. L. C. Mandeville, of
Carrollton, was afterwards elected
permanent treasurer ot the com
Following the public meeting
the board and the governor went
into executive session, when, by a
vote of 7 to 3, the school was
awarded to Carroll county. Upon
motion of Mr. Jordan the vote was
then made unanimous.
Carroll county won the school
by reason of the fact that it is es
sentially an agricultural county
and the further fact that there is a
very large rural school population
of white children in that and ad
joining counties. The fact that
Muscogee was regarded as a “city
county,” operated against it. The
Carroll county delegation empha
sized the fact that that county is
“dry" and Muscogee has barrooms.
Society News and Notes.
Watch for Dr. Hal Johnson.
In appreciation of the courtesy
extended the American Carriage
Huilders’ Association, the Atlanta
Vehicle Club has presented to Dr.
Hal Johnson, of Palmetto, a hand
some gold watch. It will be re
called that when the carriage build
ers were in convention in Atlanta
they were entertained with the
novel sight of a cotton picking
contest and typical cotton field
scenes, afterwards visiting Mr.
Johnson’s mills near Palmetto.—
Dr. Anderson, Dentist; gas ad
ministered; Salbide Bldg. if
To Mesdamu Fuller and Woodyard.
Mrs. Z. Greene was the tiostess Wed
nesday afternoon of one of Mm largest
social affairs of the week, which was in
every detail n lovely entertainment driv
en in compliment to her priests, Mrs
Woodyard, of LnGrnnge, and Mrs. Ful
ler, of West Point.
The house was prettily decorated for
the occasion in ferns and pot plants. In
the two front parlors, where tire panic
of dominos was played, the walls were
draped with red tulle, caupht up every
now and then with a bunch of holly
with the lovely red berries; at every
window and from tile chandeliers were
hntipiup the larpe red Christmas bells.
Tire score cards, tiny red hells, carried
out the same ideas as ill the decorations.
Mrs. Greene received her guests in u
stylish toilet of cream silk voil over
green silk, with a yoke of Irish lace.
Mrs. Fuller was becomingly gowned
iunnnlice blue olpa crepe, made prin
cess, with Irish trimmings.
Mrs. Woodyard was handsome in a
black voil over silk, trimmed in silk
bands and bind; lace.
After tiro game Mrs. Tom Fisher was
presented with the first prize, a pretty
bronze bust. Mrs. Calvin Holmes re
ceived the second, ti Dresden olilim Imir
receiver. Mrs. Barrett drew the lucky
card for the cousolatiou prize, a Japan
ese tea pot.
A delicious luncheon, with hot coffee,
wns served to the fifty or more guests, j
seated in the two front parlors at small j
Irish lare. 8ire was assisted by her mo
ther. Mrs, A. K. Caldwell, in receiving
The unique entertainment of the af
ternoon was the guessing contest of
twenty-two silhouottes of Newnau peo
ple, which proved to be very interesting.
The entire lower floor of the pretty
home was thrown together and lovely
pot plants aud'fcrns, with red and white
Christinas bells, added their nrtistie
decorations After the prizes were
awarded, a delicious luncheon was serv
Mrs. Powell is a charming hostess and
her entertainments are always marked
Sixty guests were present to enjoy tlm
pleasures of the afternoon.
There were a number of social func
tions tliis week, but none more largely
attended or enjoyable than Mrs. Mike
Powell’s on Thursday afternoon nt her
homo on Greenville Street. The mem
bers of the Salmagundi Club and those
taking part in the performance of the
"Musical Boquet” were outerrfkined in
a most delightful manner.
Mrs.. Powell wns becomingly dressed
iu a light blue taffeta silk, witli yoke of
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Askew, of the Sec
ond District, announce the engagement
of their daughter, Ida Lena, to Mr.
Arthur Sidney Benton, of Moreland, the
wedding to take place at 11:110 o'clock on
the afternoon of December art,It, at the
home of the bride's parents.
The attendants will include Miss
Martha Askew, of Ncwimti, a cousin of
the bride; Mr. Will Chester, ot More-
laud; Miss liuln Moore, of Carrollton; i
Mr. Joint Hemphill, Miss Mule Young
and Young Chester, of Moreland.
An informal reception will follow the
ceremony ; and iu the evening a recep
tion will la; given, including only the
Miss Askew is the second daughter of
Mr. and M rs. Joe Askew, and a young
lady much admired for hcrnininbility of
oliarncter and accomplishments.
Mr. Benton is u young man possessed
of sterling qualities, ami successful iu
After several days the young couple
will be at borne to their friends at tile
home of Mrs. Martha Benton, near
given by .Mr. Frank Lee Wednesday
evening at the home of Miss Kate Snead
on Spring Street.
The decorations of green and red, em
blematic of the holiday season, was used
in the parlor and dining room. The
diuing table was quite attrnotivo,having
a laee center over red on whioli rested a
eat. glass bowl filled with red"and green
fruits. Tiny red bells were swinging
from the chandelier and silver candle
sticks, while the burning tapers and red
silk shades lent their soft glow. All
the minor appointments of the table
wore in the snitie rich colors.
A delicious supper was served. Seated
around the table were: Misses Bessie
Powell, Katie Arnuli, Julia Mae Hack
ney, Olifc Hnllinshead, Onie Brannon,
Louise Pedriy and Kate Snead; Messrs.
Frank HuglieH, Jack Powell, Bob Orr,
Cleveland Orr, Cliff Glover, Pierce De-
Pass, Blackburn, Simmons and Frank
James Burns, Aged Irishman,
Believed to Have Been
Murdered for Money.
A delightful small event of the week,
perfect in its simple appointments and
informal pleasure, was the bird supper
Mrs. Woodyard, of LuGrauge, and
Mrs. Fuller, of West Point, will leave
tomorrow, utter a delightful stay as the
guests of Mrs. Z. Greene,
Mrs. Tom Fisher and little daughter,
l/.ora, have returned from a delightful
visit to Mrs. Paul Turner at Cedartown.
Mrs. D. S. Muse, from Woodburry,
Ga., is visiting her daughter, Mrs. VV.
G. Post, mi Greenville Street.
Tho Buell re Club meets at the home
of Mrs. W. K. Kiel mills noxt Tuesday
afternoon at two o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Millard Farmer an
nounce tlm birth of a daughter, who lins
been named Mnllie.
The SalmagundiOlul) will meet nt tho
home of Mrs. Guy Colo next Thursday
Miss Issie May Kean, of Fairborn, is
visiting her Hisler, Mrs. A. W. Stubbs.
Mrs. T. S. Parrott iR visiting liar sis
ter, Mrs. Kavmouil Lee iu Atlanta.
Mrs. A. W. Stubbs spent Monday m
Have you voted?
James Burns, nn aged Irishman,
living about three miles from
Sharps run g, iu the Sixth District,
was found dead near his home laat
Thursday. The body was tar gone
in decomposition, and cause of
death can only he surmised until
after examination is made. As the
News goes to press, Coroner Broad
water is conducting an official in
vestigation of tlie ease.
The old man lived alone on a lit
tle farm and was supposed to have
some money, and it is thought lie
was murdered and robbed. Burns
was a native of [reland and a Gath
olie. He came to this country from
Now York many years ago whim
the railroad from Griffin to Chat
tanooga was being built, being one
of a party of about fifty Irishmen
secured by It. W. Hardy to work
on tile road. He afterward settled
on the place near Hhurpshurg and
married. Finally he separated
from his wife and lived alone.
Our entire stock of suits and
overcoats will be put on the mar
kot Saturday, With, to la* sold at a
discount. Take advantage of this
cut, Barnett, HI. John Sc Go.
Beechnut Bacon is line, and we
also handle Beechnut Pineapple-
Preserves, Strawberry, Crabapple
and Kasplicrry Preserves. Ad
unis. ’Phone I.
Our Line of Chriftmas Goods
Is Now Rounded into Perfect Completeness
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A line of watches in every way worthy of the ^lore that has been New-
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Sterling Silver Novelties.
Innumerable Toilet articles are among the pretty things in silver that are
shown in new and unusually attractive designs. I couldn’t hope to men
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A wide range of prices to fit everybody’s pocketbook.
Very popular this .season. Full line, gold and gold filled. Some hand
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