If Its Results You
Want Advertise in
Volume XLVII. —N0.42.
Team Wins First Prize
At Chattanooga Fair
F , .V'l
COMPETING WITH THE STRONG
TEAMS IN TENNESSEE AND
GEORGIA OFF TO SOUTH
EASTERN FAIR THIS WEEK TO
COMPETE IN STATE CONTEST
—WINNER OF STATE CONTEST
AWARDED FREE TRIP TO CHI
CAGO IN DECEMBER
The Walker County stock-judging
team, composed of A. J. Borders, Ed
, win Mitchell and Milton Langley, won
first prize at the stock-judging con
test at the Chattanooga Interstate
Fair last week.
These young stockmen, trained by
county agent, G. P. Sa.ve, are delight
ed over winning the first prize, anl
their success is a distinct honor to
the boys themselves, the county agent
and Walker county.
Competing in the contest were well
organized teams from Hamilton,
Bradley, McMinn Counties, Tennessee
and from Chattooga County,
Georgia. The prizes awarded in order
of winning were Walker, Bradley,
Hamilton, Chattooga and McMinn.,
* Waiaer’s team won at cne Chatta
nooga fair list year.
Mr. Saye’s team, it will be recalled
won the Seventh District award for
first prize, several weeks ago aj Rome.
The team Wfth the county agent left
Monday for -Atlanta where they will
compete for the state prize at the
Southeastern Fair. If the team is
successful in Atlanta, a free trip will
be awarded them to the International
Live Stock Exposition at Chicago in
281 STILLS IN GEORGIA
RAIDED IN MONTH OF SEPT.
Atlanta, Ga. Oct. 8 Federal Pro
hibition agents operating in Georgia
captured 231 stills in September
and seized property valued at $48,-
930.10, according to the report for the
month made public Tuesday by Fred
L D. Dismuke, director of/the agents in
r the state.
The report shows seizures of 899
gallons of whisky, 125,471 gallons, of
beer and fifteen automobiles.
LaFayette High Won 19 to 0
Friday From Cartersville High
LaFayette High 19, Cartersville
High 0, is the story of the thrilling
three-touchdown victory for the La-
Fayette High School team over the
strong Cartersville team at Carters
ville on last Friday, for the sefeond
game of the season for LaFayette.
Last year Cartersville overwhelming
ly defeated LaFayette and expected
an easy victory this year, but were
unable to successfully penetrate La-
Fayette’s line and were only able to
make four first downs during the four
Here is the line-up that faced
Center, W. Shattuck
Guards, Capt. Smith and Hunt.
Tackles, Pettigrew and Loach
Ends, Inman and O’Neal.
Halves, S. Shattuck and Harmon.
Substitutions: Coulter for O’Neal;
i Hanson for Hunt; Fortune for S.
How It Was Done
Cartersville won the toss and La-
Fayette kicked off *'■ to’Cartersville,
who worked the ball back to their own
20 yard line, but being Unable to make
first down were forced to punt to La-'
Fayette in mid-field, LaFayette by a
series of line bucks and end runs
carried the ball to CartersvHle’s S
yard line. On the next play Spencer
bucked the line for the first touch
down of the game. McConnell kicked
goal for the extra point and the score
for the first quarter stood 7 to 0 for
After five minutes of plow in the
second quarter, featured by line
plunges, McConnell, for LaFayette,
on an off tackle buck, wtth the aid
of Smith and Pettigrew, who tore a
hole in the Cartersville line, and with
perfect interference from his team
mates, ran 72 yards through a brok
/en field for a touchdown. Me£onne:l
failed to kick goal aind at the end o'
the second quarter the score - stood
13 to 0 for LaFayette..
When the whistle blew for the sec
ond half, Coulter in. for QlNeal
at end, and Selmari fortune fpr Sam
Shattuck at right haff. Within t*^
Waite dlmmti) iltesru^r
MONDAY FOR NOV
TERM OF COURT
Judge Moses Wright came up from
Rome Monday morning and drew the
following' list of traverse jurors for
the November term of the Walker
Superior Court, which convenes heie
the first Monday in November:
Traverse Jurors, First Meek
John Burns C. W. McMillen
Sam Wilkins J. H. Shields
N. A. Scott W. O. Wardlaw
A. Ross Wooten J. S. Headrick
G. W. Mallicoat T. M. Massey
C. M. Mahan W. A. Williams
W. P. Jackson Walter Williams, Ross.
W. P. Hixon B, F. Logan
S. R. Buchanan M. N. Moss
J. C. Myers Griff Cook
IV. H-. Singleterry W. G. Renfro
W. R. Gilstrap Moody Morgan
Henry -Massey Glenn Tatum
Edwin Wheeler D. H. Hicks
J. F. Millican S. R. H. Anderson
A. J. Harris Archie Justice
Monroe Partain J. W. Fields
J. L. Hammond B. Allen
S. M. Shields 0. L. Sims
M. E. Martin R. L. Bomar
Traverse Jurors, Second Week
W. F.. Lane S. T. Hearne
J. L .Rowland R. A. Thurman
S. P. Gilbreath - A. J. Johnson
R. H. Alillican W. D. Baker
J. W. Martin J. F. Gardner
O. L. Wise S. E. Lana
W. C. Kellett George L. Varnell
John Wallis W. R Veatch
J. R. Horton W T. Ilollia
C. C. Williams J. S. Underwood
V. A. Massey D. R Thurman
A. E. Stromberg A. M. Evitt
Claude Tribble H. C. Hankins
W. A. Johnson Wade H. Henderson
•J. W. Massey A. J. Howell, Sr.
H. S. Cordell F. L. Thrailki’l
B. V. Kell V. P. Everett
G. W. Wilson E. M. Reed
Joe H. Fitzpatrick J. M. Ransom
J. C. Clement C. L. Wilbanks
H. C. Bohanar. W. H. Stanley*
0. L. Miller Joe Cross
S. W. Lord A. Howard
Lon Camp W. J. Carter
Frank Shattuck J. A. Clarkson
J. L. Brctherton W. A. Shaw
Ed Voiles B. L. Carlock
minutes of pl?.y, Fortune intercepted
a Car:er3ville forward pass and with
splendid interference by . Inman, ran
thirty yards for the third touchdown
of the game. McConnell again failed
to kick goal by. a narrow margin and
'the game was over so far as scoring
was concerned. In the last few min
utes of play, McConnell, Spencer and
Fortune on a series line of bucks
carried the bail sixty yards for three
first downs on three successive plays.
The game ended here with the bail
on Cartersvilie’s 20 yard line and La-
Fayette leading 19 to 0.
Cartesville made only four first
downs and gained practical';/ no
ground through line, their chief
gains coming from forward passes.
The game was played in Cartersvilie’s
territory practically all the time, and
•she never came nearer than LaFay
ette’s 20-yard line. The local team
displayed perfect teamwork and every
man played his position in a most
creditable manner. The team showed
great improvement ‘over the first
game with Central. There were no
penalties inflicted on either side, it
being one of the cleanest-and most
sportsmanlike games played ig cthfs
Alter the game the LaFayette boys
were taken into the homes of the Car
tersville people and were given a mqjt
cordial reception. The LaFayette team
came back singing the praises of the
Cartersville team and the splendid
courtesy sho«wn them 6y the people of
Cartersville. A large number of La-
Fayette fans witnessed the game.
Dalton Here Friday
Coach Germany has the squad, out
every afternoon working hard for
the battle with the. Dalton Hign
School at Fortune Field here Friday.
The team received only slight injuries
and will be in perfect condition when
Capt. Hoke Smith announces ready
Business House* To Close
For Game Friday Afternoon
Practically all the business houses
on the public square have agreed, to
close Friday afternoon from 2:30 to
6 o'clock to attend the game batween
LaFayette. and.Dalton.' The game: trill
| ipromptly fit d-io.’ulnck.. W --*•< J
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LaFayette, Georgia, Friday, October 10, 1924.
AT ROCK SPRING
STATE SUPERINTENDENT R. D.
WEBB TO ATTEND AND SPEAK
—DINNER SERVED ON THE
GROUNDS OFFICERS ELECT
ED FOR NEXT YEAR BAN
NER AWARDED SCHOOL WITH
LARGEST ATTENDANCE DIS
DANCE TRAVELED CONSID
The Walker County Sunday School
Association will hold a convention for
all denominations at the Rock Spring
Methodist Church Sunday, October
12th, according to County President
S. F. Blaylock of LaFayette.
The program will consist of
speeches and discussion on several
phases of the Sunday school work and
will begin at 10:30 a. m. The meeting
will be an all day affair, dinner being
served on the grounds at the noon
A banner will be given to the Sun
day school having the largest attend
ance in proportion to the distance
Scripture Reading and Prayer
Address—“ Little Things That
Count In Sunday School Work”—Dr.
D. W. Herndon.
Business session—Committee Ap
pointment, Making Up Records, Etc.
Address—“ Working Together To
Win In Georgia’s Best Business”—R.
Adjournment for dinner. Basket din
ner on ground.
Song Service, scripture reading and
Recitation—Miss Doris Henry.
Short talks on “Our Problems.”
Address—“ The Teacher At His
Best”—R. D. Webb.
Business period—Report of Com
mittees; report of county officers and
award of banner.
30 HAVE FAILED
TO COMPLY WITH
Thirty out of one hundred and
tweaty-rfive property owners in the
city of LaFayette have failed to com
ply with the sanitary ordinance re
quiring connection with the sewer
mains or erecting sanitary toilets,
stated Mayor Enloe Wednesday.
The Mayor is sending out final no
tices to these thirty this week, urging
them to comply with the sanitary or
dinance at noon, stating that only 20
more days will be allowed in which
to meet the requirements of th^ordi
nance, after which the full penalty
prescribed in the ordinance will be im
WALK Ell MERCER ALUMNI
TO ORGANIZE MERCER CLUB
Macon, Ga. Oct. B—Mercer Univer
sity Alumni in Walker county will or
ganize in the next few weeks to as
sist in the Mercer Alumni War Me
morial program, according to G. H.
Carswell, national director of tie pro
gram. Every county in the state will
have two local directors to aid Mr.
Carswell in the Alnmni Work, and a
chapter will be formed with a presi
dent, Vtce-president and secretary.
Mercer Alumni over the entire
country are taking great interest in
the big undertaking of building a me
morial at the Macon Institution to the
eMrcer men who fell in tbe World
war. The plana call- far a combined
auditorium, classroom and gymnasium
structure to cost approximately .$150,-
000. The meeting at Rome, Thursday
night, Oct. 16 at which Dr. Rufus W.
Weaver, president of Mercery-and G.
H. Carswell will speak,'will be con
cerned mainly with plans for the
Alumni program, it is said.
The list of Mercer Alumni in this
county given below is as nearly- cor
rect as could be determined at the
Alumni office,, it is said, and all the
Mercer men are requested to send in
corrections to the list, end a lag send
in the names of Mercer men Who have
moved into this county recently. Any
Mercer man whose name ig not on the
list is asked to send name and ad
dress to the Macon Alumni office.
List of Mercer men in this codnty
as shown in the files of the Mercer
- Q. M .Clemons,; D7 T. Cooper, <O.
W. . KatnmaodV C» W. Howard, J. iW.
Massey, W. N. Morgan. B. EL Walrav-t
an/J. Guy Watch.
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CLUB IN WALKER
W. B. SHAW COUNTY CHAIRMAN
REQI KSTS ALL DEMOCRATS
IN COUNTY MHO DESIRE TO
HELP M AGE THE DEMOCRATIC
BATTLE FOR PRESIDENT TO
SEND IN THEIR DOLLARS TO
HIM AT ONCE GEORGIA
FUNDS TO GO TO HELP IN THE
The Chairman of the Davis-Bryan
club in Walker County is Col. Walter
B. Shaw. Mr. Shaw announces that
those who desire to join the club are
requested to pay one dollar which en
titles the contributor to membership
in the Georgia Davis-Bryan Club.
The funds raised in Georgia by the
various county, district and state or
ganizations will be used iii the doubt
ful states in behalf of the Democrat
All those in this county who desire
to swell the funds of the forces of
Democracy in the coming campaign
at the ballot box on Nov. 4th are re
quested to mail their check or pay
their dollar to Mr. Shaw, who will for
ward the amounts immediately to
headquarters in Atlanta.
Each District is organized and coun
ty organizations have been perfected
in practically every Georgia county
to help fight the battle fob the Demo
cratic Presidential nominees.
mrs. j. r. McFarland
DIED TUESDAY NIGHT
Mrs. J. R. McFarland, aged 65
years, passed away Tuesday night at
11:15 o'clock at her home in Ross
ville. She had been a sufferer for the
past few years, 'but bore hfer afflic
tions with true Christian fortitude. An
invalid for many months before her
demise, she never complained of her
lot but was always-cheerful and stat
ed that she was ready when the sum
mons should come. Early in life she
professed a faith in the Saviour and
united with the Methodist church,
South, where she lived a consecrate!
Christian, life. She has a host of
friends who are grieved at her pass
Surviving her besides her husband
are three daughters—Mrs..Dan Hash
berger, of Big Springs, Tann., Mrs. F
G. Shambaugh and Mrs. Olin Cook, of
Eossville; two sons. Clay and Roy Me
Farland, of Rossville; a sister, Mrs.
James Julian, of Tasso, Term., and a
brother—Thomas L. Bryan, of At
FUneral services will be held this
morning, Thursday, at 11 o’clock from
the McFarland Memorial Methodist
church, South, of Rossville, the Rev.
P. P. Martin, officiating. Interment in
Forest Hills cemetery. The family
have the deep sympathy of their host
METHODIST CHURCH OFFICIALS
ELECTED AT 4TH.QUARTERLY
CONFERENCE SUNDAY NIGHT
The fourth quarterly conference of
the LaFayette and Rock Springs
Methodist churches was held here
Sunday night, following a most im
pressive sermon by the Presiding El
der, Rev. S. ’A. Harris, the theme for
the evening’s sermon being “Render
ing the service that is necessary.”
Reports from the churches and their
allied societies revealed progress dur
ing the year. The Elder stated that
over his Dalton District the number
of professions of faith were den
double that of last year, and also that
the financial reports were very grati
fying. - •
Trustees elected in the LaFayette
Methodist church were: T. A Jackson,
I. H. Holleman, A. F. Gilreath, W. B.
Shaw, W. D. Dunwoody, O. W. Bled
soe, T. M. QuiUian, H. S. l/itern and
E. P, Hall, Jr. For Rodk Springs: J.
E. Williams, J. R. Potts, J. R. Tyner,
Dr. Lee Bird and T. A. Bird". The par
sonage trustees named > were W. B.
Shaw, H. S. Lorvem and A. - -F. Oil
reath. * '
' -Stewards elected for the 1-a Fayette
church were E. P. Hall. Jr.,- O W.
Bledsije, W. D. Dunwoody, A. F. Gil
reath, R. V. Thurman, I. H. Holleman,
D. W. Stiles, T. M. QuiUian, H. D.
•Scruggs, John W. Dodson, Jr. S. F.
Blaylock and Otto Morgan. For Rock
Springs, J. E. Williams, J. R. Pott*,
Dr. W. P. Henry, A. E. Boyles and G..
W r . Pirece. I. H. Holleman was elected I
recording steward, E. P. Hall, Jr. Dis
trict Steward and T. A. Jackson
charge lay leader. E. P. Hall, Jr., and ;
Miss Ethel Tyner were - re-elected
Superintendents -if the LaFayette and
Rock Springs Sunday'schools.' Mat
-Wallis and E. T*. Hall, -Ir., were ap
pointed auditors of the Treasurer i
hooka of the two churches.'- - L
Rossville Making Plans
For Wonderful Exhibit
At County Fair 23-24
11 AT CALHOUN
Dalton, Ga. Oct. 3—The Seventh
District Democratic Convention will
be held Saturday, Oct. 11th, at Cal
houn, the convention being called sty
Chairman Trammel under the rule!
adopted for the primary at the meet
ing of the District executive commit
The convention will formally de
clare Hon. Gordon Lee the party's
nominee for congressman, will adopt
a platform and transact such other
business as may come before the
By the rules of the primary the
delegates from all counties will be
selected from Mr. Lee’s supporters.
MRS. CHARLES ROBINSON
PASSED AWAY TUESDAY
IN WEST LAFAYETTE
Mrs. Charles Robinson, aged 27
years passed away at her home in
West LaFayette Tuesday at 10:30
p. m. She is survived by her husband
and two children, her father, J. T.
Hendrix; two brothers, Anderson and
James Hendrix and three sisters, Mrs
E. L. Lane, Mrs. M. Johnson and Mrs
F. Falls. The funeral services were
were conducted by the Rev. J. W.
Brinsfield, after which interment fol
lowed in the LaFayette cemetery. The
LaFayette Furniture Co., was in
charge of arrangements.
THOMAS M. WILSON BURIED
AT WESLEY’S CHAPEL FRIDAY
Thomas M. Wilson, aged 60 years,
died in Bessemer, Ala., Oct. Ist. His
body was brought to LaFayette and
interred in the cemetery at Wesley’s
Chapel on the 3rd inst. The impress
ive funeral services were conducted
by Rev. Lester Rumble, of Trion, and
Rev. B. H. Howard. Mr. Wilson had
never married. He is survived by four
brothers and three sisters, J. A., G. W
ami G. C. and If. C. Wilson, Mrs. J.
B. Robinson, Mrs. J. R. Jackson and,
Mrs. Trammel. Mr. Wilson was a for
mef resident of Walker county. Fun
eral arrangements were in charge of
the LaFayette Furniture Co.
JUDGE STANSELL BUYS
THE S. J. SHAW PROPERTY
ON COVE STREET FOR SOOOO
Monday Judge" W. L. Stansell pur
chased the S. J. Shaw home place, to
gether with the lot lying v/est of the
residence on Cove Street, the consid
eration being S6OOO. The transfer
was made Tuesday.
REVIVAL MEETING IN
PROGRESS AT NAOMI
Protracted services are in progress
at Naomi church this week. The pas
tor, Rev. McCjannahan, of Atlanta is I
preaching strong, gospel serm ins. On |
next Sunday at eleven there will be a
special .service when the pastor will
piXX, hon the Second Coming of
Christ. The people of this and sur-'
rounding communities should make an !
effort to here this message. xx
FOR SAJ.E —I will have a carload of
wheat fertilizer at Rock Springs the
last of this week or the first of next—
D. C. Wallis. 1 ,x
World War Veterans Urged
To File Their Bonus Blanks
A comparatively small number yf
World War veterans have filed appli
cations for the soldier bonus, and all
veterans who intend to apply for ad
justed compensation are urged to
make applications a*- once. The urgent
pleas for filing same is due to the ex
tra cost of administration, it is punt
ed out, and to extend the period up ci
the time limit, Jan: 1, UJ26 makes ad
ditional cost of administering that de
partment of the service.
In the event of the death of the vet
eran, it is understood that those whs
have their claim* filed, a larger
amount will be allowed dependents
than the soldier gets during his life
time .The bonus has been pa-tsed and
every veteran is bntitlod to his 1 com
pensation. ' ■ -
. Col. M. Neil Andrews, of the Ross
I Graham Post American Legion, is
[ handling the matter for the Walker
i county boys, and he urges aii who
| have not filed their-claims to do srrnt
: once, he will be ,giad to fill out thh
necessary blanks and 1 give the infor
mation needed to seebre: the bonus.
SMALL PER CENT AGE
APPLY FDR BONUS
Washington, o<jt. 7—Only 1,300v000
Want Ads in
One Dollar Per Year
FRIDAY OCTOBER 24TH HAS
BEEN DESIGNATED BY PRESI
DENT WALTER SHAW AS ROSS
VILLE DAY COUNTY AGENT
SAYE WANTS NUMBER -AND
j VARIETY OF POULTRY EXHIB
ITS AT ONCE TO INSURE SUF
FICIENT NUMBER OF COOPS—
PLANS BEING COMPLETED FOR
’ BIGGEST FAIR IN HISTORY
The Rossville Chamber of Com
merce is spons >ring a complete ex
hibit from that city at the Walker
County Fair October 23-24, ami re
ports indicate that enthusiasm is run
ning high for a real complete exhibit
of that community’s products, agri
cultural and industrial. Meetings are
being held, letters sent out and circu
lars distributed over the community
urging the assembling of choice
specimens of all products. The Agri
cultural products are being brought
and the manufacturing industries are
The following is the text of a cir
cular that is being distributed in the
Community looking to the Rossville
exhibit at the fair:
“Let everybody boost the Rossville
exhibit, sponsored by the Rossville
Chamber of Commerce at the Walker
County Fair to be held at LaFayette
Thursday and Friday October 23-21.
A .successful exhibit means a big
boost for Rossville. For this exhibit
we want choice specimens of Farm
Products, Canned Fruits and Vege
tables, Live Stock, Sewing, Needle
Work, Home Cooking etc. Numerous
prizes will be awarded. For further
information see Chas. Robt. Jones,
General Chairman Fair Committee.
Signed, Rossville, Chamber of Com
Rossville Day Friday 24th.
In view of the wonderful interest
the Rossville Chamber of Commerce
and the people of that city are tak
ing in the coming fair, President
Walter B. Shaw has designated Fri
day October 24th as Rossville day at
All committees are busy making
final arrangements for the opening
day Oct. 23rd and the officials are de
termined to make the fair a real re
view of Walker county's products.
Amusement features of the clean
and wholesome type have been secur
ed, and at night attractive displays if
fire works will feature the fair.
Large tents have been secured ti
properly house the exhibits and all
those who desire to make community
exhibits are asked to notify County
County Agent Says asks all those
who desire to make fAiultry exhibits
a’ the fair to notify him at once of
the number and variety to be entered
in order that a sufficient number of
coops may be supplied.
Fuller announcements will be made
in next week’s issue.
All notes due Swift and Co., for
fertilizer will be found at Bank of La-
Fayette, L. D. Little, Agent.
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applications out of a possible 1,500,-,
000 have been received for the aoldier
bonus, and veterans who intend to ap
ply for the adjusted compensation,
were urged to do so without delay hr
May.-Geo. Robert C. Daris, adjutant
general of the army, in a. statement
today. Os the applications received
850,000 have been examined and about
400,000 have been passed and certifi
cates for the amounts due forwarded
to the veterans 1 bureau which will
make payments or otherwise compen
sate the veterans as the adjusted com
pensation law provides.
"It is imperative from the stand
point of economy in administrating,’*
said Gen. Davis, who is in charge of,
the machinery for handling the ap
plications, “that those veterans who
intend to avail themselves eventually
of the benefits conferred by the act
should make their application mow. To
extend the work over a period run
ning up to Jan. 1, 1928, the time limit
in which applications can be made,
cam result only in a material‘increase
in the cost of administration, which
th« war deportment is endehyorijjg to'
■ hold t»>' ■»- miaimtjm: • rr