SECOND VOHNC CONTEST
The News Begins Contest Along New
Lines and With More Interesting
Features than the Recent Piano
battlefields of the War Between \ bor will 1* named for a like term,
the States. The author of this We felicitate Mr. Hicks and all
article is Judge L. M. Hosea, of concerned upon his fairness am
I Cincinnati, late Major in the 16th j the wisdom of his course, which is
Everybody’s continues to oc- i u. S. Infantry, and he gives a bound to make friends both lei
cupy a leading position among splendid description of the events himself and the newspapers. Du
magazines, and there of the day as seen from the stand lin limes.
appears to be no diminution of the point of a Union officer,
interest manifested in it by the!
great middle classes of the coun- The magazines mentioned above |
try. While Everybody’s carries ant j many other leading American i
the usual amount of fiction and periodicals are on sale at
matter of ephemeral interest, its ! Cates’ drug slore.
leading articles are always of the i . ■
sort that drive people to the exer
cise of their thinking faculties.
Now it hath been observed of the
American masses that they find
the labor of thinking for them
selves an uncongenial occupation.
This has iu.v,r been true to the
A Happy Solution.
The Albany Herald gives the
Holt & scandal-monger a whack, and what
! it says about him or her as tin-
case may be, is the gospel truth.
| These human vultures are found
; in every community. If any of
them should, perchance, read
'Pin- N.-w- is tin-firm frii-ml of the scIhm.I teachers (especially the ladv tear
<1 girls of towel a coin t v. b always atb>r<l* the News great pleasure to be able
,| 11,,. c 11 i I (I re 11 nr to do soiin-t hing that will add to tlu-ir pleasure. ’I In -e feeling-
ration and friendship fi-r tin- ladv teacher* of Coweta county, and our deep inter*
• -I- of the county, form tin- Imui* of the subscript ion and voting contest which the
rat,.,. In | hia contest, which the News confident l,v expoets will prove larger and
uteresting than the recent piano contest, two elegant prizes will be voted to Indy
unity and four fine prizes will lie awarded to as many l*oys and girls of the county
otitest in the line- below.
The question as to which of the
two Dublin newspapers should be these lines from our contemporary
the official organ of the county, and recognize themselves some
has heretofore been an issue i„; good may be done, says the Daw
county politics, and has arrayed son ^ ews:
extent alleged; and it has less of . the friends of the newspaper for “A pebble cast into a pool sent s
t> nth to commend it with the pass or against the candidate supposed | ripples to the shores on evety su e.
ing ot each successive day. Thr j to be favorable or unfriendly to , Scientists tell us that e\ei> sound
American people "keep up a jiow the paper of their preference, i nia,lt ‘ "l 10 " vartli sends wa\cs
t in the bo vs mxl jviful thinkin ad the while; and 'Phis circumstance has not
News In-ii-by i mm -1 magazine articles that stimulate : i„. s t for the candidates or
hersi and the boys
to serve tlie teachers
of respect, of lid-
been ■ through the sensitive ether to the
i the' °f space; in other words, that
d all about tIc plan
d t his great
'Idle pl iz
e-st movement - i
, liied at *nib Tli
•t of I
M ink s
In I e awarded (<• the teachers nr- a beautiful g"bl watch am
,c(|ia Itritannicii in twelve volumes The watch lias a solid gold east
made. It is a thing of lir-auty ; and may be seen at II. S Bantu* jewelry stoi
lia niuv be seen at tin- News office. It is valued -it Witt,
prizes for the boys and girls consist <>l two bieye
displayed at I'Tank .1. I'’lnnneiy’s jewelry store. The wheel
r. |jal>|e lae orii -, are known as “Excelsiors' and aii worth ea«*
I’enr cases, lilted with Klgin movements, ami arc worth ^lli each.
- and t wo gold watch
are t lie product
I one I
i lie count ry’
i are gold-fill
the activity of their minds are • interest of the county; for the true
genuinely appreciated by average 1 motive that should influence voters
Americans of the magazine read- in the selection of officers is their
ing class. fitness for the positions to which
\* I they aspire. J ol
Metropolitan Magazine for The unfortunate condition here-
February is the "Midwinter hie tol'ore existing has placed the for-
tion Number” and contains an | tunate candidate lot
a noise which proceeds upward
from this or any other place goes
on—so ine where—forev er.
“So it is with scandal. The bit
ossip started by an idle tongue
moves swiftly outward and up
ward, gaining impetus as it travels
sheriff under 11,1,1 tn er multiplying '.the area of
unusually complete table of fiction ' obligations to a faction, when in its baneful intiuence. Soon it be
in addition to the regular depart- fact he should in all things be per- ( ‘ otnL ‘ s a withering scandal, to rutti
mental matter. "The Scars of footly free. This time Mr. Hicks j ^ ess b’ trample into the dust the
War” is a finely illustrated article j was successful at the polls; and lair reputation ot a good man or
describing "Battlefields of North-1 feeling kindly toward both news- woman. Once started, naught,
lias <;lin cat ch it. Its mischief is done,
and the penalty is paid in tears
ern Virginia Forty-five Years At- papers and their friends, he
ter.” This will prove interesting | set a precedent and solved
will find it an article
attention and study.
surviving ex Confed-
All of tin"." prize*, except tlie (•iievclopi-diii. wer. pur<*liui in Nowiiiin, trnin tin* stocks of tin*
stores where tln-\ arc being displayed, and tlu-ir n-linbilitv mid value i- guarnntei-d bv two of Newniin’s
Mist known uiereliaiits
Plan of the Contest.
Bnrlieipants in ♦ his contest will not be butliert-d with intricate rules or needless restrictions. The
nrizes for the teachers w ill be awarded to tlm two receiving the lurgc-t number of votes, the watch being
the first prize and t he encyclopedia being the second prize. The sunn- rules that, governed in the piano
contest will In enforced, except that 2f»0 will Im allowed for new subscriptions and 100 votes for payment
c' past du accounts mid renewals Any active lady teacher, married or unmarried, a resident of Cowe
ta county, is eligible t-o enter tlm muteat, whether teaching in this or another county at present; and
roaidents of other counties at present engag' d in teaching in this county are also eligible. No retired
toaclier may enter the contest.
Payments mi past duo accounts ami renewnla of subscriptions will not be allowed to count in tin
contest for boys and girls, but tor new subscriptions received from the boys amt girls, 2n0 votes for each
yearly subscription w ill In-allowed in tlie teachers'contest, In other words, the contest for boys and
gills is altogether a contest for m-w subscriptions, Imt votes may be east in the teachers' contest for the
payment of hII classes of subscription accounts, whether the payment is made direct- by tlm subecrsbei'
or through a boy or girl entered in the new subscriptions contest. Every dollar paid on over-due im-
counts or subscription renewals secures loo votes in the teachers' contest, while 2t>0 vote.- w ill be allowed
fur new subscript ions
The prizes for boys and girls will be awarded to those w ho secure t he largest number of new year
ly subscriptions. The bicycles are the first prizes, the watches are the second prizes. One of each will
f>e awarded to the boys and the same to the girls. Tlm boy wlmsecures the largest number of now sub
scriptions will receive the wheel; the boy who comes second will lie given the watch. The girl who se-
'tires dm largest number of new subscriptions will I awarded the wheel; the girl who comes second in
the contest will get the watch.
To be eligible t(
more t lum t«* years of
on test, hoys mid girls must lie residents of Coweta county and not
In addition to the prizes for buys and girls, a cnsli commission will be allowed on every new sub-
s ription secured; so that all boys ami girls entering the contest and failing to win a prize, will nave
ash remuneration for ttmir etl'orts. In addition to the commission, two boys ami two girls will win
The Contest is Open
!•■< the work begin. Wlm will be the first bov or girl to enter the contest for these attractive and vnfiia-
:>le prizes? W ho will start tlm voting that is to result in winning a lovely gold watch and set of valua
ble books for two popular and deserving limy teachers?
The Contest will close on Monday, August 5th,
1 907, at four o’clock p. m.
Sa\. Mi. Behind tlie-times. are
you gnu to use the -aim-obi farm
implements that you have Jhh-ii u-
ing in the past; lake one man and
one mule to make one furrow when
one mail ran take two mules and
make two farrows just as easy.
flic time has roam when the
farmer w ho makes a success must
use machinery instead of “sorn
The cheap negroes have kept the
Georgia farmers from trying im
proved farm implements, fiut we
have reached the point where some;
tiling must Ik- substituted to take ; ifieir crops are small, t file planter
the negroes plait 1 . will plant six to ton acres per day.
It is surprising to see how little Then the same fanners can buy
some ol our good farmers knowj a pig .section harrow , and so on tm-
aUmt improved farm inaehiner.v ,ui they have tools enough to make
Some farmers never used a corn a crop with one-fourth the labor,
plantci iu their lives. They !a\ 1 nion News,
olf with one man and mule, have Skm Disease of Twenty Years,
one hand to drop the t orn, and then Standing Cured,
huve another man and mule to
u\er," thus using three hands
l want you to know how much Cham
berlain's Salve tins done for me. It has
cured my face of a skin disease of al
and two mules, when one man and most twenty years’ standing. I have
one mule would do the same work, been treated liv several us smart pliysi-
\\'e must learn to save lalmr oirtU8 we have in this country and
i time), for in so doing we save d ' d ”» e “° K°od. but two boxes of
this salve lias cured tut*. — Mis. Faume
money . Ihree or lour tanners Griftiu. Xroy , Aln .chamberlain's Saive
can buy a good planter together it , s for sale by Peuiston & nee.
The Bohemian, horn the Out
ing Press, will interest devotees of
the drama. It is filled with fairly
good illustrations, and contiinsa
mass of light reading matter,which !
will be found attractive by many
oeople whose tastes demand a
magazine of that character.
* * |
Pearson’s, one of the best class i
of magazines, spreads a fine table j
ot contents for February readers, j
"Israel Unbound” is a graphic ar-1
tide by Janies Creelman, an au
thor of Scotch-Irish Presbyterian
stock, giving the significant story
of the first Jew to enter the Cabi
net of an American President. I
The article is to be concluded in j
the March Pearson’s. As Hon.|
Oscar S. Straus was once a resi- j
dent of Georgia, the story of his
remarkable career is one of in
ti use local interest in this State.|
This article is finely illustrated
with pictures of some of the!
world's greatest Jews, living and
Other strong articles in Febru
ary Pearson's are "The Romance
of Aaron Burr,” by Alfred Henry
Lewis; and “The New Voice of!
Ireland,” by Andrew Dangerfield.
The Taylor-Trotwood Ma
gazine is the most satisfying
Southern magazine that has passed
under the writer’s observation
lately. It is the hyphenated off
spring of the union of Bob Tay
lor's Magazine and Trotwood’s
Monthly. Now everybody knows
and loves Bob Taylor, but “down
in Georgy” John Trotwood Moore
is not so well known as in Ten
nessee and possibly other contig
uous Southern States. Neverthe
less, Mr. Moore is one of the
South’s foremost poets and auth
ors and his productions are classed
with the best of contemporary
The Taylor-Trotwood is dis
tinctively S iiithern in its tone and
scope and will appeal strongly to
magazine readers of the South
land. It deserves wide reengni
tion and a place on every book
table in the South.
Among the splendid articles in
, the number before us is "Robert
Edward Lee.” by Robert L Tay
lor; "Colonial Footprints,” by J.
H. Coliins;and "Twelfth Night
Revels,” by Jane Field Baskin.
Under the serial caption of “His
toric Highways of the South,”
John Trot wood Moore presents
“The Second Day at Shiloh,” a
graphic description of the last
day’s conflict on one of the dicis-
problem in a manner entirely sat
isfactory to the newspapers, by
dividing the fees for legal adver
The Times will after March 1st,
be the official organ for two years,
with the above proviso, when it is
but .just to presume that our neigh -
, and sorrow and vain regrets which
! stretch through the years.
"Of all the miserable creatures
on the face of God’s-good earth
none is more detestable than the
It's just as easy to be pleasant as
otherwise—and it pays better.
We Guarantee ’Em!
Winter time will soon lie here with its rain
and sleet, and traveling in an open buggy
will l>e very disagreeable. Why not call
on us and get a comfortable, light-running
MADE IN NEWNAN
We put on rubber tires.
MERCK & DENT
This mark w now called a bull's eye writ
used by the ancient alchemists to represent
“Good as Gold”
^ A y° u should follow the Bull’s Eye [©J wherever it appeals in
m BURPEE’S Farm Annual for 1907
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The News carries in stock a large assort
ment of various kinds of blank forms used by
business men, lawyers and justices of the
peace. They are sold at the usual prices, but
are much better than the blanks sold by the
average printer. The paper is excellent, the
printing is first-class, the forms are those most
approved and most used in Georgia, and the
arrangement of the forms is the best obtain
The News will be pleased to fill orders for
•anything in this splendid line of blanks.
They may be examined and purchased at the
office, or ordered by mail. Samples and
prices will be furnished mail order enquirers
at all times. Address