The News-herald. (Lawrenceville, Ga.) 1898-1965, August 21, 1924, Image 1
GEORGIA’S LEADING WEEKLY VOLUME 53. COTTON CROP N. E.GA.2SPERCT. BETIERTHAN 23 A twenty-five percent better cot ton crop for Northeast Georgia this year than was produced in 1923 was indicated on August 1. The report points out that on the first day of this month the condi tion for Georgia was 73 per cent of normal while on July 25, 1923, it was 48 per cent of normal. The dis trict in which Athens is located on July 25 last year was 55 per cent of normal while this year on August 1 it was 79 per cent of normal. The reports by counties follows: Barrow 68. Clarke, 68. Gwinnett, 81. Jackson, 78. Oconee, 67. ; Walton, 76. Banks, 79. Elbert, 81. ' ' Franklin, 83. Hart, 69. Madison, 79. Oglethorpe, 64. Wilkes, 70. Greene, 67. MONROE LADIES HELD UP ON THE PUBLIC HIGHWAY One day last week, while en route to Atlanta, driving their Patterson automobile, Mrs. Ed T. Roane and daughter, Miss Sara, were halted by two white men in a ord car, just be yond Logarrville, between Logan ville and Grayson, in Gwinnett coun ty. The -men, although having no appearance of being so, claimed to be officers of the law, clothed with authority to search the car of the Monroe ladies, and in al probability, but for the appearance of Mr. C. G. Hester on the scene, would have done so, against the intelligent pro test of Mrs. RoaTTe. The so called oficers advised that they had been notified of an Essex car, headed in the direction of Law renceville, that was carrying liquor and without taking the precaution to See just what, .sort of a car Mrs. Roane and daughter were in, drove in front of them and ordered them to stop. Acting on the suggestion of Mr. Hester, the men offered apolo gies and made their get away, ap parently glad ‘to do so. This, as the public, acquainted with the facts will acknowledge, is one of the dirtiest things that has taken place in this section in a long time and for such violations of pro priety, to say nothing of law, there should be some grounds for redress. The idea of two men, one man, or a number of men, wishing in before a car occupied by ladies of refinement and embarrassing them in any such manner, especially when they had no earthly evidence that said ladies had whisky in their possession. Really, it is not safe for men or women to travel on our public high ways if, just for any or no excuse, they are halted as were these excel lent MonrOe citizens.—Walton News. The above is taken from last week’s issue of the Walton News and in justice to Sheriff E. S. Gar ner and his 'deputies it should be stated that no deputy sheriff of this county was among the men stopping Mrs. Roane. Mr. C. G. Hester, who came up while the party was stopped, knows the identity of the two men, and Mrs. Roane stated to Sheriff Gar ner in a telephone conversation Tuesday night that she was satisfied no one connected with the Gwinnett sheriff’s office was in the party. SEND OS YOUR JOB WORK HERE IS A MAN WHO SHOULD BE PROMOTED FAST Chicago.—A “code of ethics” for Illinois prohibtion agents which pro hibits them giving the dstress sgn to alodge brother as a preliminary to purchasing liquor, was issued Fri day by Major Percy Owens, prohi bition director. The list of “don’ts” the agents ara asked to refrain from are: Intoxication to obtain evidence— Feigning sickness to buy from druggists— Making bootleggers their associ ates and using the evidence because the sale Aras made on the ground that the “offender was an old friend of the agent’’— Gun play. In the last admonition gun play, the major said, “There is nothing gained by turning a machine gun ion a lemonade stand.” * SEND US YOUR JOB WORK. The News-Herald SUICIDE VICTIM BELIEVED IN SANE FROM GAS Atlanta, Ga.—Post-mortem dis colorations, which first appeared at the base of the brain, spreading slowly until it had covered virtually the entire face of H. H. Tyree, 27, of Hemphill avenue, who ended his life by taking poison, has presented a baffling case to local doctors ajpd disclosed a new effect of war time gas in causing insanity years after contact. Tyree, who died at Grady hospital Wednesday night, after drinking bi chloride of mercury with suicidal in tent on August 4, was an ex-service man who had ooen gassed and shell shocked in France. After telling several friends on the afternoon of August 4 that he intended to kill himself he went to his home ta 241 Hemphi’l avenue, and was met at the door by his wife While she was trying to prevent his suicide he told her that things appeared in a daze to hint, that he could not see clearly at times, and that he had rather die than live un der the handicap of melancholia. He then suddenly swallowed the poison and was taken to Grady hospital. Embaimers noticed a crimson spot which appeared to spread through the roots of the hair and finally covered his face. Prominent Atlanta doctors were called immediately and were at first unable to diagnose the phenomena. Careful research failed to reveal a parallel case. Investigating the career of Tyree, they finally became convinced that for some time he had been a victim of a most peculiar form of insanity. Some of the doctors atributed his mental condition to the effects of gas in France and all agreed that in sanity was probably due to the con dition that caused this crimson mark. As a result of the diagnosis, fed eral authorities were notified and application for a pension will be filed by his family. Government au thorities in Atlanta are quoted as saying that a pension would be due Under the circumstances, tee's 'condition is attributed to gas wfoike lighting hi France. SINGING AT MULBERRY. The Four County Singing Choir will meet at Mulberry church on next fourth Sunday afternoon, August 24. Everybody has a special invitation to come and hear Sjome good singing. R. L. MADDOX, President, Braselton, Ga. REVIVAL AT McKENDREE. Beginning Sunday night, August 24, the annual revival will begin at McKendree and continue through Sat urday morning, August 30. The pas tor, Rev. Marvin Franklin, will do the preaching. A successful meeting is expected at this good ehurch. STRANGEST “FUNERAL’ REPORTED BY PROHI ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS Gainesville, Ga.—Returning from a raiding expedition this week in the vicinity of Dawsonville, where they destroyed two stills, Prohibtion Officers J. D. Johnson, A. N. Sears and Ed Sears came upon a sight near the Etowah river which really was “something new under the sun.” Two men were busily engaged in burying a Ford automobile. They had the grave dug, and were about to pu ttihe fEvver to rest when they saw the officers and fled. They in formed Sheriff Crow, but when he got to the scene the car had been rolled to the river and sunk. The officers had taken the license num ber, however, and arrests ard ex pected, it being considered certain that the machine had been stolen. IN MEMORY OF SISTER MILICIA A. MASON On Feb. 17, according to the will of our Heavenly Father, the Angel of Death came and escorted the spirit of our beloved Sister Malicia Mason to her happy and abiding home. It pleased God to spare her to a good old age, still our hearts are made sad in the fact that another one of our members ands riends has fallen victim to death’s stern man date. In early life she gave her heart to God and united with Lib erty Baptist church, and was bap tized by Rev. Churchill. Resolved that our church has lost a true member and we extend to her loved ones our sympathy, and that a copy of this resolution be spread on our church book. Committee, MRS. MAUD PHILLIPS, mrs. lon McDaniel, MRS. OLA YOUNG. LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1924. TWO YOUTHS KILLED IN TRAIN CRASH Gainesville, Ga., August 17. —Clar- ence Overby, tweny-three, and Paul Coleman, nineteen, both of Buford, were found dead beside the Southern railroad four miles south of this city Sunday morning by passengers on "The Belle,” which passed a few min utes after 7 o’clock. Coroner Stow, of Gainesville, was notified, and took of the bodies. Evidence showed that the bodies were found lying about thirty feet apart, and a few feet from the track. The cor oner’s jury returned a verdict of killed by a Southern train. Comer Harris, who was with the two boys until a short time before the accident, stated that he and his com panions left Buford on a train about 2 o’clock, and upon reaching Gaines ville, immediately started to walk back to Oakwood, six miles south of here, but stopped and lay down to sleep in a road near the tracks. Harris’, upon waking at daylight, con tinued on to Flowery Branch, where he learned that his companions were dead. The young men were unmarried. The parents of Coleman live in Jack son county. Overby leaves a wid owed mother and one brother. MRS. J. E. CAMPBELL DIED FRIDAY AND BURIED SUNDAY Mrs. J. E. Campbell, aged seventy two, a widely known woman, died at her home Friday after several weeks’ illness. She was a member of Al cova Baptist church. Surviving her are her husband, two children, Dr. Edgar Campbell, of Americas, Ga.; Miss Jewell Campbell, of Lawrencevilie, and a brother, John Babb, of Mabank, Texas. Rev. C. P. Ewing conducted the funeral Sunday morning at the resi dence, with interment in the. new cemetery. CAMP MEETING CLOSED LAST SUNDAY NIGHT One of the most successful camp meetings of recent years at the old and historic Lawrencevilie camp ground came to a close Sunday night. About a dozen tents were occupied and the attendance was good through puts - topi Drj LaPrade and Rev. Marvin Franklin had the meeting in charge. The principal preacher was Dr. Mar vin Williams, pastor of the Wesley Memorial Methodist church of At lanta, and he lived up to his great reputation as a powerful and inter esting preacher. Others who con tributed much to the meeting by their strong preaching were: Dr. LaPrade, Rev.. Pierce Harris, Rev. R. J. Broyles, Rev. Adrian Warwick, Rev. J. R. King, Rev. W. J. Deßardeleben, and Rev. A. M. Pierce. Mrs. G. S. Perry rendered excellent service at the piano and Mr. Doy Eth ridge was most helpful and effective rn the role of song leader. WILL DUST COTTON FROM AN AEROPLANE On Tuesday, August 26, there will be a demonstration on dusting cotton with calcium rasenate from an aero plane at Athens. Dr. B. R. Coa€, from the Delta laboratory, will make a talk on the use of calcium arsenate to control the "boll weevil. It will be remembered that Dr. Coad ill the man who has devoted many years of his life to a close study of the boll weevil, and de veloped the calcium arsenate method of control. It is doubtful if there is any man who has made a closer study of weevil control than Dr. Coad, and I am sure it will be worth a great deal to the farmers of this section to hear him. In addition to this program the party of farmers will visit the variety test plots of cotton, corn, scy beans and other crops oji the farm as well as other interesting places on the college farm. These test plots are well worth a visit from any farmer as you can easily see the difference in the varieties of different crops growing side by side, and also the ef fect of different fertilizer materials. We will meet St Lawrenceville and leave promptly at 8:30 (E. T.) and it is hoped as many as possible will at tend. A. G. ROBISON, County Agent. METHODIST CHURCH. Sunday, August 24. 10:30: Sunday School. 11:30: Morning worship. Sermon by the pastor. 7:45: The Epworth League. At the evening hour the Methodists will worship at'' the Presbyterian church. We extend the glad hand of welcome to the new pastor of the Presbyterians, Bro. Anderson and his charming family, and Sunday evening will officially jvelcome them. SEND US YOUR juo WORK. HERRING STAYS AT GRAYSON HI People residing' at ‘-Grayson and vicinity will be glad to learn that Prof. L. F. Herring wHI stay at Grayson as school superintendent for the coming term. Prof. Herring has made wonder ful progress with the Grayson school since taking charge and Jfchat section is fortunate indeed in paving him. The faculty will be anourwed in this paper next week. School opens on Monday, Septem ber Ist, and patrons and children are requested t;> t>e ready on open ing day. SPECIAL TERM SUPERIOR COU RT CONVENED MONDAY The special August term of Gwin nett superior court convened Monday with his honor, Judge Lewis C. Rus seU|Of Winder, presiding, and Solici tor General P. Cooley, of Jefferson, looking after the state’s interest. The following cases have been disposed of: Floy Marr vs. Paul Marr, granted. State of Georgia vs. One Hudson automobile, condemnation proceed ings, settled upon payment of $50.00. W. J. Kidd vs. Edna Kidd, total divorce granted. Winder National Bank vs. A. E. Roberts and A. J. Wages. Verdict for defendant, Wages, and verdict for plaintiff of $532.04 principal, interest and costs, against Roberts. State of Georgia vs. Frank Pow ell, condemnation proceedings of au tomobile, settled upon payment of $77.00. H. L. Green, Adm., vs. S. S. Brand & W. E. Braswell. Verdict for defendant Brand, and verdict for plaintiff against Braswell of $150.00 principal, interest and costs. Bank of Cumming vs. V. K. Vaughan, claim and intervention, verdict for defendant. South Bend Watch oC. vs. H. H. Beard, suit on account, dismissed for want of prosecution. The out of town lawyers here are Judge H. L. R. H. Kimtrro and Judge G. A. Johns, Winder; D. K. Johnston and George Westmoreland, Atlanta; S. M. Led ford and A. G. Liles, Buford, and Fred Kelley, Gainesville. WHO IS THE FIRST TO TURN ON AUTO LIGHTS AT NIGHT? What songs the sirens pang, where Homer’s birthplace was—‘such ques tions as htese, according to the old writers worried the ancients. But an up to the mniute modern Lawrence ville man—lets call him Widjit—is not worried bu such old fashioned problem; what he asks himself is this: “Who s the first man to light his automobile lamps on any partic ular evening?” Widjit is an automobile owner hmself; his own experience with light led him to conduct a little in quiry of his own. It was his practice to wait until he saw some one else who had turned on his lights before he put his own on. Widjt turned the results of liis inquiry over in his mind; obviously the business of waiting for the next fellow to begin couldn't be carried on forever; just as obviously as the experience of all of them showed, there always was some car on the road that had Its lights on at the proper moment. Just who was this obliging fellow, and what motive led him to turn his lights on without wating for guid ance? The answer to that quertxn has never occurred to Widjit. He has a suspicion, but his suspicion can’t be confirmed beeause the man he has in mind has never been seen. This is Widjit’s theory; the only man who could be so methodical evening after evening, would be a man who r.'ads the little notices: “Sun sets 7:55” and takes them seriously. He believes in the time appointed for the sunset; he believes equally in a time for all automobile lights to go on. Somewhere i n this broad land there is a man who takes sun sets and lighting of his car lamps to be a matter of equal inevitability. SEND US YOUR JOB WORK HOME COMING DAY AT BETHESDA SUNDAY Announcement is made that the 24th of August (fourth Sunday) is home c-oming day at Bethesda and everybody is invited to come and bring dinned. Those who will speak are requested to see the pastor in the morning and get on the program. WILL GIVE AWAY A FINE JERSEY COW The stockholders-rflnd directors of the Gwinnett County Agricultural and Industrial Fair held an important meeting one day last week in the court house, and made rules and reg ulations for the annual exhibit to be held on November 3-8. Also commit tees were appointed, who are to re port to the next meeting, which will be held at the same place on Thurs day, August 21st, at 3:30 p. m. The premium list has been made up and will be issued shortly. A fine Jersey cow will be given away by the association on the last day of the fair. She will be a regis tered head with a young calf. A coupon will be given with each ticket and the lucky number will win the animal. The full details regarding the drawing are to be worked out and will be announced later. Shelters will be built for the live stock and swine, while the poultry will be well taken care of under a tent as heretofore. President F. Q. Sammon announced the personnel of the various commit tees, as follows: Trustees —J. W. Garner, Peter Smith, Dr. G. S. Kelley. Agriculture—H. R. Craig, W. M. Leatherwood, G. S. Kelley, J. B. Sim onton, D. J. Funderburg. Poultry—J. C. Williams, J. A. Smith, W. C. Britt,- Joe Paden, Fritz Brogdon. Live Stock—J. H. McGee, J. F. Ma haffey, W. H. Freeman, Mark L. Hornbuckle, C. R. Ware. Publicity—C. M. Morcock, V. L. Hagood, M. C. Austin. Entertainment—J. W. Garner, Dr. D. C. Kelley, R. N. Holt, J. J. Bag gett. Gates and grounds—D. J. Funder burg, J. F. Mahaffey, Iverson Russell. Concessions and attractions—J. M. Langley, T. L. Harris, W. M. Jordan, R. L. Robinson. Finance—T. L. Harris, J. W. Gar ner, J. M. Langley. Advertising—J. IVJ. Langley. MARRIAGES. Mr. Arthur Barnes and Miss Mamie Brand were married by Thomas Langley, Esq., of Grayson, on the first Sunday in July. The couple was front Atlanta, the bride having been reared at Loganville. Mr. G. C. Dickens and Miss Mac Adams assumed the wedding vows on April 27th in the presence of Elder J. M. Livvsey, the license just having been returned. Mr. Guy Brownlee and Miss Avis Enolia Davis plighted their troth on August 2d in the presence of Rev. L. F. Herring, of Grayson. Rev. W. W. Cash, of Dunwoody, was the officiating minigter at the nuptials of Mr. William Carl Eidson and Miss Mattie Valeria Clay on Au gust 3d. Mr. Arthur Hood and Miss Daisy Smith were joined in holy matrimony on August sth by Rev. J. W. Mont gomery, of Lawrenceville. Mr. J. A. Greeson and ' « 'tnoie Belle Peppers took upon themselves the marriage vows on August t'th in the presence of Rev. S, P. Higgins, of Auburn. Mr. Charlie Overby and Miss Ila Kimbro were happily married on Au gust 10th by R. A. Brown, Esq., of Hall county. G. A. BURNS GIVES BIRTHDAY DINNER On August 12th G. A. Burns, of Norcross, celebrated his sixty-third birthday by inviting his relatives and friends to spend the day at the Burns old home place, where he spent his boyhood days. This place was settled before the civil war by William Burns. He mar ried a Miss P. E. Mason. Of this marriage eight childro* were born, four of whom are now living. It was a delightful day and 142 were present, forty-four being relat ed by blood and marriage. Out in the beautiful oak grove a wholesome and delicious dinner Was served on a long table made especially for the occasion. In the forenoon Rev. J. A. Jordan and F. B. Maddox, former clerk of su perior court of Gwinnett county, gave short but interesting talks. Immediately after dinner Dr. G. S. Kelley gave a short talk, telling about his boyhood days, when he and George were boys together, and the wonderful progress brought about by invention since that time. Friends and neighbors of Mr. Wil liam Burns during the civil war and immediately afterwards were Messrs. George Baxter, Martin Ross, Wiiliam Hazelrigs, Sanford and Amos Kelley, John Matthews arid J. A. Jordan. These families were represented by number of descendants as follows: George Baxter, 3; Martin Ross, 6; William Hazelrigs, 2; Sanford and Amos Kelley, 10; John Matthews, 2, and J. A. Jordan, 6. HIGHLIGHTS IN ACCEPTANCE OF JOHNW- DAVIS J oh*, • Davis, of Clarksburg, West jwginia, was on Monday, Au gust ffth, officially notified that he had been nominated to head the democratic party in the campaign for president, the notification speech being made by Senator Walsh: Some of the outstanding utter ancies of the speech of acceptance of Mr. Davis were: I charge the republican party with coruption in administration; with favoritism to priViliged classes in legislation. I charge it also with division in council and impotence in action. . . . When a gpreat political party becomes a leaderless and inco herent mob, it must give way to some rival better fitted for the task of government. From my point of view, he only deserves to be called ap rogressive who cannot see a wrong persist with out an effort to redress it, or a right denied without an effort to protect it; who feels a deep concern for the economic welfare of the United States, but realizes that the making of better men and better women is a matter greater still; who thinks of every governmental policy, first of all in its bearing upon human rights, rather than upon material things; who believes profoundly in human equality and detests privi lege in whatever form or in what ever disguise, and who finds the true test of success in the welfare of the many, and not the prosperity and comfort of the few. * * * * Wa favor the world court in sin cerity, and not merely for campaign purposes, or as an avenue of escape from the consideration of larger questions. * * * * We do not and we canot accept the dictum, unauthorized by any ex pression of popular will, that the league of nations.is a closed incident as far as we are concerned. * * * * < If I become president of the Unit ed States, America wilf sit as an equal among, whenever she sits at * * * * I have never found it possible greatly to concern myself as to the terms of the language in which those terms might be phrased. Deeds are of more consequence than words. * » * * The upright lawyer sells his ser vices, but never his soul. I have no clients today but the democratic party, and, if they will it so, the people of the United States. I wish, therefore, not merely to denounce bigotry, intolerance and race prejudice as alien to the spirit of America. . . . My only query con cerning any appointee wi'l be wheth er he is honest, he is com petent, whether he is faithful to the constitution. No selection to be made be me will be inspired or in fluenced by the race or the creed of the appointee. '* *j * * Not only have the executive re commendations for adherence to the world court, sanctioned as they are by long American tradition and ex ample, been flouted and ignored, but no evidence is in sight that the re publican party as now constituted can frame and carry to its conclu sion any definite and consistent for eign policy. * * t * Shell shock was late, indeed, in ar riving if it is to be put forward now as the excuse for these gross mis deeds. (In reference to the state ment by Pje sident Coolidge in his New York speech that corruption in government always followed war.) * * » * Today it is the supreme need of the hour to bring back to the peo ple confidence in their government. * * * * The allied forces of greed and dis honesty, of self seeking and parti sanship, of prejudice' and ignorance, threaten today as they have rarely done before the perpetuity of our national ideals, traditions and insti tutions. * * * • The Washington conference alone aside, and that of more than doubt ful value, what single contribution has the United States of America, as an organized nation among na tions, made to world peace in the last four years? * * « * We must face the humiliating fact that we have a government that does not dare to speak its mind be- ISSUED EVERY THURSDAY HIGH POINTS IN COOUDGE’S ACCEPTANCE In delivering a speech of accept ance as the republican candidate for president the high points in the ad dress of President Calvin Coolidge were: Promises to call world disarma ment conference as soon as Darwes reparations plan is put into opera tion. * * * * Proposes to use every possible ef fort to resist corruption i n office, and to prosecute grafters without favor, but without malice. * * * * Will continue efforts for tax re duction and tax reform. * * * * Favors membership in worfdl court. Opose3 race and religious preju dice in government. • * • * '.«■»■*> Against artificial supports of spe cial privilege and monopoly. * * * * Says main need of agriculture* now is cooperative effort, reorgani zation of freight rate structure, good business, .good wages and Eu ropean settlement. * * * Intends to appoint agricultural commission to report legislative pro-. gram to congress in Decembers *** * , Further economy in government is imperative because federal and lo cal taxes now take S3OO a year from each American home. * * * * Has ordered republican nationaE committee to incur no deficit ini campaign. Must pay as it goes~ » * * *■ Warns campaign contributors: they must not expect governmental favors in return for party assist ance. ■* * * ♦ * 4t* T" Says that although we will hear much about liberal thought and pro gresive action, the people want a government of common sense, "j LOCALS DROPPED CLOSE > GAME TO GAINESVILLE Gainesville defeated the locals Monday afternoon in a fast game by the score of 5 to 4. The game was featured by heavy hitting of the entire Lawrenc**- Ville team and sensational fielding of McKeivey for the locals and C„ TPel drop for Gainesville.. Patterson lead? the hitting with ? three safe swats out of four tripp.. James McKeivey made a brilliant one hand stab of Pitt’s line drive center in the seventh inning, which brought much applause from the. crowd, 'viv —• Morris Jackson, pitching his first game before the home folks, ac quitted himself nobly and. deserved a little better showing than he got. It was his tight pitching in the pinches that kept the Gainesville lads away from the plate, and rotten support paved the way for his downfall. He gave up but eight hits and kepf these well scattered except in the sixth frame when Gainesville btinefned. three hits for two runs. The locals will return the game* Thursday and are expecting to bring back a victory to even the count. Gainesville 000 012 001—5 Lawrenceville 030 001 000—* LOCALS WIN. Presenting, folks, Mr. Jim Gar ner, of Lawrenceville, who on T.ies day after lunch dished out an added dessert in the way of a 10 to C vic tory over our neighbors from Du luth way. Jimmie, pitted against Cliff Rucker, a right hander of consider able note, pitched himself a beauti ful game and added a couple of long hits for the afternoon’s work. Aside from Garner’s work, anoth er Jim had his share of the lime light; McKelvey led the hitting with three sound smacks in four trips, and caught a rather nifty game. For Duluth, Rucker’s work alone shone with brilliancy. This chunker, who by the way, is cousin to the fa mous Nap, pitched good baseball, and deserved better support. HTs strike outs totaled an even dozen.. R H E Duluth OOO 030 300— 6 8 4 Law’ville 000 303 40x—10 101 * Batteries: Rucker, and Bennett; Garner and McKelvey; yond the thre milg limit. * * * ♦ We promise to the: people #F America not only revision amt re form, but a further reduction in the" atxes that weigh them down and s&n the vigor of their productive eneuyy. NUMBER 72.