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HOUSTON HOME JOURNAL
JOHN L. HODGES, Publisher DEVOTED TO HOME INTERESTS, PROGRESS AND CULTURE ESTABLISHED 1870
PERRY, HOUSTON COUNTY, GA., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1924
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES
Oar Preacher and Pastor, Rev.
W. K. Dennis. who was appointed
to serve the ferry Methodist
Church for another year asks for
just a little spa'^e this week to ex
press his very siueere pleasure and
gratification in the matter of this
appointment. The people of this
church, as well as all the people of
this fair little city, have been so
uniformally kind and courteous
that one couid hardly fail to be
Certainly the churcJi during
these past two years has done its
part faithfully and well, and this
Preacher has only one regret and
that is that has not rendered larg*
er and better service.
This card is just to thank our
many friends for the kindness and
co-operation s<> generously given
and to express again the full pur
pose of heart that is ours to give
to the good people of this com
munity our very best in every
We ask most earnestly the mor
al support aud co-operation of
every person who has the highest
interest of the church and com
munity at heart.
Let us give our bost and the
best will come back to us.
Every member of the Methodist
Church in Perry is specially urged
to be present at che service next
Sunday morning, Dec., 7th- The
sermon at Hi is hour will be intend
ed particularly to help, all those
who desire to give aud receive the
largest possible service.
Presbyterians in Houston Coun
ty are very much interested in a
Church Wide Program forSunday
December L4th at which time a
cash offering will be taken accord
iiig to the plan of the General As
sembly of t lie Presbyterian church
in every Presbyterian church in
the South, for additional and im
proved equipment in the Home
and Foreign Mission Fields.
The plan adopted this year is
for each congregation to be asked
to contribute to a designated ob
ject and all churches in Houston
County have been asked to accept
in connection with this Equip
ment Fund the following causes:
Foreign Mission Fields. West Bra
zil Chapel, Home Mission Fields,
The churches in this county ask
ed to participate in this program
are:- Fort Valley Church, Fort
Valley and perry Church, perry.
Rev. f. W. Smith is the pastor of
HiLLCREST HOTEL OPENS WITH
Mr. and Mrs Charlton Hancock
enfc rt lined finite a number of their
friendsoa M onday evening at tlieir
new home, the Hillcrcst Hotel.
The guest were delightfully en
tertained with music and after
wards served with delicious re
freshments by Mioses Brnistineand
Evelyn. the attractive daughters of
Mr.and Mrs. danoot'k.
The guests all predicted a bright
future for the new hotel. It has
been very attractively turned into
a hotel without loosing the attrac
tiveness of a home, that has given
Pleasure to so many perry people.
Mr. and Mrs. ilancock and family
are quit? an addition t? our town
*"d we are sure that all who have
'hegood fortune to stop atHillcrest
Hotel will be delightfully enter
twined. A Guest,
Miss Margret Smith, of Thomp
son, spent Thanksgiving with her
sister Mrs. L. W. Ilouser.
Mrs. K. B- Davis of Byromville.
and Miss Gena Riley, of Fort Val
ley spent Suuday night with Mrs,
Davis's father, Mr. J. H. Grace.
Mr. J. D. Grace returned last
week from Cornelia, where he had
be in working for the Cousoldated
Apple Growers Exchange.
Mrs. Lawton Houser spen t
Saturday in Macon.
The Ladies' Missionary Society
of the Elko Methodist Church met
Wednesday afternoon with Mrs.
1 J. T. Lewis.
THEATRE TO BE IMPROVED AND
The Strand Theatre building,
recently purchased from the Hous
ton Banking Compauy bp Messrs.
Beckham and and Bloodworth will
be repaired at an early date ac
cording to announcement of the
Comfortable seats will be in
stalled and probably a balcony
built to increase the seating
capacity. When this work is com
pleted the Theatre will again be
opened for business,
COMMUNITY CLUB FAIRS SUCCESS
Some one said a Fair is the in
dex for a community. If this is
true, and it must -be, Houston
County should be proud of the
contribution her colored farmers
citizenry makes to civilization.
The display of farm crops, live
stock, poultry, dairy products,
canning, sewing, and reports
rendered by club members were
an honor to any people.
As material rewards for efforts, ?
and to inspire com 111 uties to great
er activity, the County Agent
secures from the generosity of
white friends Messers A- Davis, A
R. Talton, J W, Hodge, W. m. i
Wimberly, the merchants, banks, |
business interprises and friends of
perry and these communities where
|these fairs were held $110,00 in
cash and merchandise.
[ On October 29th under the gold
en harvest sun, the ever depend
able Neboitis carried their pro
ducts to the Kings Chapel com
munity where both displayed in
the beautiful Kosenwals school a
worthy sample of their years en
deavors. Our white friends, Mrs.
J H Davis and Mrs. H T Beall
who judged the exhibition were
unstinted in their praises of the ;
progress of the colored people of
Nebo and Kings Chapel communi
At Henderson Friday Nov. 3lst
t h? people determined to out do|
former fairs bad both sides of
their spacious church tastily be-l
decked with fine exhibition of
home products, display of farm
products, and the yards a splendid
display of live stock and poultry,
which bespeak thrift and economy,
two essentials for progress. The
white judges, mis. Hodge and Mrs.
Wimberley were at their wits end
to tell just which shonld have the
blue ribbons, a creditable fair in
A Good Substitute
If one rnn't look either handsome
or intellectual, one should at least he
able to look dignified.
Record for Reading
8Lxty-four members of a church tn
Council Bluffs, la., reading in 15
mfnnte relays, from 6 o'clock in th?
mornfng until 11:15 at night, com
pleted the New Testament in one day.
A marriage of interest to a host
of friends iu this county was that
of Miss Julia Catherine Baird of
(irovania and Mr. Carlton Craw
ford Pierce of Perry which was
solemnized at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. aud Mrs. K. L.
Baird on Wednesday afternoon
The ceremony, attended only by
relatives and a few close friends of
the parties, was performed by Rev.
K- ii. McGregor of the (irovania
Methodist Church. Mendclshou'n
wedding march was played by Mrs.
i Lymon Baird of (irovania. Im
mediately after the ceremony the
young couple motored to Mac n
and from there went by rail for a
short bridal trip.
Since their return they are at
home to their friends at the resi
dence 01 Mrs, !S. T. Hurst where
they have an apartment.
The bride is the attractive young
daughter of Mr. and Mrs, R L Baird
of (irovania; the groom.a son of Mr.
and Mrs, \V. K. Pierce, of l'erry, is
Deputy Sheriff of Houston County.
Both parties have numerous
friends throughout the<*01111 ty who
are extending sincere good wishes
Making Casein-Lubricating Oil Emulsion
On The Farm
In making the cold pumped lu
bricating emolsion for use in con
trolling the San Jose scale 011
peach trees as outlined in a circu
lar issued trom this laboratory 011
October 20th. 1024. growers are
particularly cautioned to mix the
calcium caseiuate and water to
gether first before adding the oil
as it is impossible to get a satis
factory cold pumped emulsion if
the oil and calcium caseiuate are
As a matter of facjt when the
oil, water and calcium cascinale
are mixed together an emulsion
results which will not mix with
water when diluted aud if used
may result in serious injury to
peach trres 011 account of free oil.
If the directions below are closely
followed in preparing the cold
pumped material a safe, cheap,
and effective emulsion will result.
Red enjiue oil or oil of similar
grade 30 gals.
Water 15 gals.
Calcium caseiuate 4 lbs.
The following equipment is nec
essary; Two 50 gallon barrels; 1
duplex or triplex pump, and one
3 or 4 h. p. engine (the ordinary
power sprayer with suction attach
The 4 pounds of calcium casei
nate is thoroughly and rapidly
stirred in about 2 gallons of water.
This mixture is then placed in a
barrel and the additional 1'I gal
lons of water added and stirred
again. Place suction hose in the
50 gallon barrel and start motor.
When the pressure registers 200
pounds, allow the ingredients :o
be sucked through the pumps and
out through the spray rods, either
with discs removed or with discs
having a 3-1C inch apperture, into
another 50 gallon barrel. If de
sired, one rod can be shut off soj
that all the material passe? through |
This material should pass,
through the pumps under pressure;
at least three times. Lubricating
oil emulsion made from this for-1
mula will not hold np long and
should he made np daily a* re
quired. Government and State
Laboratory. Fort Valley, <?a.
? Hay baling tien, both heavy and j
light. H, H Andrew ?od Son
High Grade Fertilizers
Wc are On the .Jog from January 10
January, twelve months each year.
You can buy One Sack or A Hundred
Tons, or More, any day in the year
and get prompt delivery.
Our Customers got this kind of Service without
any Extra Cost.
"IT'S WHAT'S IN THE SACK
Manufacturers of High Grade Fertilizers.
MACON, - GEORGIA.
We have a warehouse full of Genuine Texas Rust
Proof Seed Oats that we bought right and will
meet any competition. We also have several tons
of Cotton Seed Meal and Hulls and can
meet any competition.
Our stock of Groceries, Hardware and General Merchan
dise is complete. Get our prices before buying-.
We give Tickets with every dollar spent with us on the
Bale of Cotton, $50,00 in Gold and the Ford Car.
J. W. BLOODWORTH,
The Busy Big Store. Perry, Ga.
Steaks and Fresh Meats of
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Prompt Service. Phone 12.
E. F. BARFIELD & CO.
We are always in the business for Hay, Corn,Peas,
Seed Cotton, Cotton Seed, Velvet Beans, etc.Come
to see uswhen you want to see these products,
We carry a full line ot Spray Materials for peaches
and can take care of your wants in any quantity.
Lime, Sulphur, Oil Emulsion, Arsenate of Lead,
Automic Sulphur and any kind of Dust. We car
ry a complete stock of Lime, Brick, Cement, Sand,
Gravel, Shingles, etc., for building.
Perry Warehouse Co.