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MBeditnlc, Gx„ May 31, 1»2S
Conwlidatcd in 1*71
CLOSES JUNE 23
Candidates Must Qualify Before
Noon of That Date. Eiecatiee
Committee Has Brief Session
Candidates for state house officers
in ; h« primary to be held in early
September must qualify before the
Secretary of the Democratic Execu
tive committee before noon of June
‘’.'Jrd. was the deci.wion made at a
] r i. f meeting of the committee held
All rules governing the primary
were adopted, being similar to those
adopted by the State Committee and
prescribed by law. City precint
will open at seven and close at six
and county procints will open at nine
and close at three.
Fees set for cadidates were Con
gressman $135.00, Solicitor $110.00
and Representative $25.00. The
large fees becume necessary because
of two primaries this year, running
the expenses unusually high.
Congressman Carl Vinson has an
nounced for re-election, Solicitor Joe
It. Duke will also be a candidate for
re-election and Col. Marion Allen
has announced for the legislature.
None of these men are expected to
have opposition and a off political
year is expected in Baldwin.
MBRS. HINES WRITINGS
Georgia Power Company To Use
Verso Written By Mrs. Hioos os
Georgia Day for Cempaoy
Mrs. E. R. Hines was asked permis
sion by Mr. L. K. Starr, manager
public relations department of the
Georgia Power Company to use a
Georgia Day verse recently written
in advertising to be placed in the
street cars of the city.
The verse to be used by the com
Take u bit of Georgia sunshine
And a drop of spurkling dew,
Just a pinch of crimson sunset
And a rose of tender hue;
Just a slice of fondest wishes
And a violet or two.
Mix them well-a Georgia greeting
And I'm sending it to you.
Mrs. Hines will be given credit for
the verse on the poster. This is quite
a distinct honor and one well deserved
by Milledgevillc's prominent club
DR RICHARD BINION RETURNS
TO CITY FRIDAY
Six Week’. In Philedetphia Conclud
ed. Prominent Physician Returns
Home. Will Resume Pratice
Dr. Richard Minion will return to
MiM-dgeville Friday afternoon after
an thsence of more than six week’s
Philadelphia where he has been
■‘tidying in a hospital there.
I’r. Rinion will be accompanied by
Pinion who has been with him
in the City of Brotherly Love. Dr.
Pinion has taken a strenuous and
extensive course while away from the
n ’y better preparing himself for his
'aree pratice and hospital work.
1’r. John Mobley has had charge of
the pratic of Dr. Binion while he was
«'Ut »,f the city. Drs. Binion and
Mobley recently became associated
PUPILS OF MRS. REESE TO GIVE
The pupils of Mrs. T. A. Reese will
present their annual recital on this
1 rotay evening in the auditorium of
tb» Georgia Military College. The
Program will include several recita-
an d « one act playlet. The pub-
, c has been cordially invited to at-
• nd the program.
The pupils of Mrs. Reese have
Wr,n many honors and display unusual
training and talent. The class in-
«lud. .• many of Milledgeville'a prom
• n * nt young Ladies.
NURSES WILL MEET SATURDAY
Tri" bi-monthly meeting of the
bird District Georgia State Nurses’
• sarmation will be held Saturday-
*’ unt? 2 nd. at 3 P. M. t Brantley Hall,
• tfl t* Sanitarium.
1 he program will be in charge of
'•airman of Private Duty Committee.
■' loll attendance is urged.
Street Paving and White Way is
Occasion for Big Celebration, June 4
Will Conch AH Athletics Al G. M.
C. Next Year. Rents To Bo
Demo of Student! aid Head
Johnny Broadnax, star backfield
in with the Georgia Bui Dogs for
th«* past three seasons has been named
foot bull busket hull und base ball
coach at the Georgia Military Col
lege for next year.
Coach T. H. Uentz has been elevat
ed to the position of faculty director
of athletics and Dean of students.
Coach Rent* will devote more time
to class room work and directing the
entire athletic program of the school.
He will arrange schedules and have
control of the policies. Coach Broad
nax will have full charge of coaching
the teamjj and will direct the system
of play. He will he assisted by
other members of the faculty.
G. M. C. is putting on an expansion
program of athletics, mass games and
battallion company competition will
be strongly stressed. Coach Rents
will have charge of the organization
of the company teams and will Miper-
vise all athletic contest.
The athletic field is being put in
shape and will be ready for the fall
FOR SALE—Whit* King Squabs and
PigMus. Call 311.
G. M. C. BAND DELIGHTS LARGE
AUDIENCE LAST THURSDAY
Concert On* of Best Given Bjr
Military Organization. Director
Presented With Silver Tray
The G. M. C. Auditorium was fill
ed to its capacity last Thursday even
ing to hear the final concert of the
Georgia Military College Band under
the direction of Maj. Godfrey Oster.
Opening the program with stirring
march National Emblem the band
captivated its listeners .and held them
throughout the program. The varied
procram and the spirit with which
the cadets entered into euch number
made the musical feature especially
pleasing. The cadet hand played
many difficult numbers some o f them
not even attempted by more ex
perienced band* Each number show
ed excellent training and that each
member was a skilled musician.
Mrs. Edyth Miller Gibson sang
several selections with the band ac-
compnning. Her sweet soprano voice
added greatly to the entertainment.
Maj. Osterman was presented by
the band members with a silver tray.
Capt. Starling made the presentation.
Graduating Exercises G.S.C.W.
Will Be Held Monday
One Hundred and Twenty Degrees To- Be Awarded and Three
Hundred and Thirty Diploma, To Be Ghren. Baccalanreate
Sermon and Dedication of Park, Hospital Sunday
The graduating exercises of the
thirty-seven Annual Commencement
of the Georgia State College for
Women will be held Monday morning
June 4th, in the Auditorium.
One hundred and twenty young
ladies will be awarded their degrees
and three hundred and thirty will
be presented with their diplomas,
muking the largest class that has ever
graduated from the institution.
The baccalaureate address will be
delivered, by Dr. Spright Dowell,
President elect of Mercer University,
and one of the leading ministers and
educators of the South.
During the exercises a delightful
and special program of music will be
Monday aftemon the halls of the
class room building will be thrown
open, and the public will be given
the opportunity to inspect exhibits
of the work done in the various de
partments of the college during the
The commencement exercise which
will thus be brought to a clone will
begin Friday afternoon, June 1st
at five o’clock when the Senior Class
will hold its Annual Class Day Exer
cises under direction of the President
of the class Miss Wynelle Otwell of
Augusta. These exercises will be
held in the Auditorium at five o’clock
Saturday afternoon at the same hour
and place, the exerciaes of the Nor
mal Class will be held directed by
the President. Mis* Katherine Allen,
Thfese cla>» exercises consist of
ngs, the reading of the last will
testament, Class history and songs.
Saturday evening the Alumnae will
hold its banquet in the dining t
of Terrell Hall dining room. The
banquet in under direction of special
The Baccalaureate Srrsioa
The Baccnluuroatc sermon will be
preached Sunday morning at half
past eleven o’clock by Dr. Henry H.
Sweets, of Lousiville, Ky., a noted
scholar and pulpit orator of the
The musical program will be
rendered under the direction of Miss
Alice Lenore Tucker, with Mrs. Ho
mer Wyles Allen at the organ.
Sunday afternoon at 6:30 o'clock
Marvin Parks Hospital will be pre
sented to the College by Mist* Mary
Brooks President of the Alumnae,
and accepted by Judge R. B. Russell
President of the Board of Trustees.
The hospital will be dedicated by
Bishop Warren A. Candler a teacher
and life-long friend of Dr. Parks.
These exercises will be moat im
pressive, and at their conclusion the
hospital will be open for the in
spection of the public.
Sunday will be brought to a close
with Y. W. C. A. Vesper Services,
which wil lbe held after the dedica
MASONS MAKING PLANS FOR ROYAL ARCH MASONS TO
TENTH DISTRICT CONVENTION HAVE SESSION THURSDAY
Congressman Carl Vinson has re
turned home from Washington, D.
C., Congress having adjournel Tues-
day night. Congressman Vinson was
quite active during the cession, hav
ing introduced and had rassed sev
eral important measurer.
The indications are that Mr. Vin
son will return for another term
without oppositon, because the peo
ple of the Tenth District know that
his ability and experience obtained by
his years of service qualify him to
represent the District with distinc
tion, and feel that there is no ne
cessity for a change of representa
tives at tihs time.
PROF. GEO. S. ROACH VISITS THE
Prof. Geo S. Roach came up from
Alhburn, and ipent Several d»y» in
the city, durinjt the commencement
exerciies of G. hi. C.
Prof. Ronch ores recently elected
President of G. M. C. end will com-
mence his duties at nr early dote.
He trill briny Mrs. Roich and two
children to the city about the loth of
He has not yet completed the se
lection of his faculty, but expect* to
have (them all selected within the
next levs weeks.
Wsrrrnton To B* Guests To Fra
ternity June 20th. Worshipful
Master Member of Benevolent
Lodge No. 3
Plans are being made for the an
nual conveniotn of the Tenth Dis
trict Mason to be held on June 20th,
in the city of Warrenton. An enter
taining program has been planned
Mr. W. I). Stembridge of the local
lodge is Worshipful Master of the
District and Mr. J. T. McMullen is
Secretary. Mr. F. H. Coleman is al-.
so a District Office A large dele
gation is expected to attend the con
vention from this city.
Degree Team of Macon To Put on
Special Work In Temple Chapter
Fish Fry To Be Given Member
ship In Evoning
Plans are being made by Mr. J. T.
McMullen, High Priest of Temple
Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons,
of thus city, for the conferring of the
Royal Arch degree on a class of
candidates on next Thursday evening.
A degree team from Macon head
ed by Mr. E. A. McHan, Grand Secre
tary of the Grand Chapter of Geor
gia, will be present to confer the de
gree. Mr. Bob Finney ami other
Grand Chapter officers will also be
present. A fish fry will be given the
member-* of the lodge in the evening.
G. M.C’s. Forty-ninth Year Comes
To Successful Close on Last Tuesday
Sixty-five Graduates Awarded Di*
plomas. Hundreds of Visitors
Present At Closing Exercise.
Company C Wins
Amid the shouts of happy students
the Georgia Military College closed
its forty-ninth session Tuesday af
ternoon, when the prizes were award
ed in the competitive drills, terminat
ing one of the successful yearn of
the college history and adding greatly
to the out look of the institution in
The final days program attracted
hundreds of friends and relatives of
the students into the city, and un
usual interests were centered in the
different events of the week’s pro
Dr. B. D. Ragsdale, Mercer Uni
versity faculty member, delivered the
baccaulaureate sermon to the gradu
ates Sunday before a large number of
people, the auditorium being filled to
its capacity. Dr. Ragsdale chose as
his theme the slaying of Goliah by
David. As he related charac*eristica
David possessed—paying attention
to the common things of life, prepar
ing himself when guarding the Aeep,
overcoming opposition and criticism,
casting aside the armour of Saul
using weapons of his own make and
selection, going bravely forward to
meet the enemy—sustained by faith
in God. From these he drew and
impressed eloquently upon his hearers
most helpful lessons. He then said
that David would always live ai
count of the beautiful Psalms he had
written, and quoted the twenty-third
Psalm. He urged faith in God a*
the corner stone in a successful life.
It was pronounced by all who
heard it an an eloquent, scholarly and
The roH'.rum was tastefully adorn
ed with beautiful flowers, and made
n scene of unusual attractiveness.
The music was rendered by a choir
composed of the sweetest singers
among the ladies of the city, with
Mrs. E. L. Barnes, Jr., at the piano.
Mrs. Edyth Gibson sang as a solo.
“How Lovely are Thy Dwellings.”
Monday morning the annual decla
mation contest for medaly was held
in the college chappel. Cadets
Carlysle Ingram, Leighton Moore,
Robert Brannan, Oscie Thaxton, and
F. C. Groves were the speakers
the program. Miss Mamie Norwood
was the young lady reciting. Cadet
Brannan was declared the winner by
the judges and was awarded the
medal at the graduating exercises
Tuesday. Cadet Thaxton was given
second place. Miss Norwood
presented .he m«dal offered by Judge
A class of sixty-fiye marched in ihc
Auditorium Tuesday morning and
heard a most impressive addre.v
(Continued *a heck sale)
FOR GALA EVENT
DUtin(ui>hfd Visitor, Invited To
Barbecue end Dance. Hundred,
of VUitors Expected In City
Celebrating the completion of the
erection of seventy-two white way
posts and the laying of more than
thirty Mocks of paving, Milledgeville
will throw her doors open to hun
dreds of visitors on next Monday af
temoon and evening, a barbecue be
ing served in the aftemon and a gala
street dance concluding the entertain-
A joint meeting of the city council
and county commissioner with repre
sentatives of the several clubs of
the city inngurnted plans for-the
entertainment last Monday.
Adrian Horne, councilman and chair-
of the street committee wai
named general chairman of the af
fair and with several committees has
begun making extensive preparations
for the entertainment.
Special invitations issued by L. H.
Andrews, chairman of this committee
to Congressman Carl Vinson, Sena
tors George and Harris, Governor
Hardmnn and hit* staff, President
Arkwright of the Georgia Power
Company, President Pelly of the Cen
tral Railroad, President Wickers ham
of the Georgia..Railroad, Mayors and
council of Sparta, Eatonton, Sandera-
ville, Gordon, Tennille and Macon,
Dr. Swint and the board of Trustees
of the State Sanitarium. Dr. Be.
and the G. S. C. W. board of trus
tees. President Roach and the trus
tees of G. M. C. Acceptances have
been received from a majority of
those invited. Editor** of the lead
ing dailies of the state and
era! invitation to all the people of
the state has aim been Issued.
Mrs. E. R. Hines has been named
chairman of the music and with Maj.
Osterman of G. M. C. is making and
outlining an attractive feature. The
Georgia Power Band and the State
Sanitariur* bands will fumitJi the
Plans are being made to feed sev
eral thousand people at the barbecue
dinner which Will be served on the
campus of the Georgia State Col-
lege for Women. The grils school
will dose in the afternoon of the
4th, and many of ,m> n.vill remain in
thee city for the party and to assist
in the entertainment. Mr. J. C.
Ivey and Mr. T. II. Clark, who are in
charge of the barbecue have purchas
ed over two thousand pounds of pork
and the largest cue that has ever been
served in the city is being planned.
Chairman S. D. Stembridge of the
police committee of the council has
taken over the traffic problem for
the day nnd is making everything
ready. The streets of the city will
be left open for the visitors, all
citizens having been requested to
leave their cars at home for the even
Two blocks in the heart of the
busine«« section will be roped off
for the dance that will begin at nine
o’clock. Dances of the yesterdays
will be one of the features. The
program committee plans to have sev
eral groups dance the popular dance
of one hundred years ago and to
make this one of the features of the
Replys from the numerous tlegrams
that have been sent out indicate that
Milledgeville will be flooded with
visitors next Monday evening.
Luca! Minuter Tu Hex* Coovocx-
tioD of Church. High Huuur
Tu Epucefil Minuter.
At a recent session of the Diocese
of Atlanta Rev. F. H. Harding was
named Dean of the Church, presiding
one of the CVonvocations into
which th? Diocese has been divided.
The church session last week divid
ed the Diocese into two convocations,
a northern and southern section. Mr.
Harding was named head of the
southern section which includes Ma-
Uolumbus Athens and other im
portant cities. Rev. L. W. Bleckwel-
der, of Griffin, was named head of the
Mr. Harding will leave the-city this
week on his first official visit into
the parishes of this section and plans
will be formulated for the organiza
tion at an early date. Mr. Harding
expect** to have the first organization
meeting in Milledgeville, inviting
ministers and delegates to come here
to perfect all plans.
Mr. Harding was accompanied by
Mr. Frank Bone to the meeting of
the Executive Board when the plans
i made to make the division in
The honor that has been conferred
i the local minister comes as a re
ward for his faithful and eficient ser
vice. He is executive secretary of
the Diocese, Editor of the Diocesan
Record and a member of the Execu
tive Board. Mr. Harding is rer'*~"T
ised as one if the ablest ministers in
6m Georgia branch of the church.
All Coeety School*. Large
Nun her At Midway
The Board of Education authorized
the County School Superintendent,
P. N. Bivins, to issue certificates to
the following pupils of the county
Union Point: Mary O’Quinn, Ruth
Ennis, Dorothy Hooten, Ruby Pros
ser, Sue Belle Bass, Otis Wood,
George Underwood, Milton Babb,
I Cooperville: Ruth Beck. Marvin
j Cecil Cormanni. Ethel Marguerite
Ivey, Annie Estelle Pierce, Cecil
j Barney Stevens, Samuel Oto Tor-
Midwny: Ja’mes Ivey Roberson,
Emory F. Kemp, Rosa Lee Sparks,
Adolyphus Bryan Berry, Roncoe B.
McDonald, Rose Keil Ivey, Tom H.
Hnttaway, Vincent E. Bailey. Edith
Marie Flury, Sidney Ros . Sarah
Thelma Beck, Agnes Cook, Herman
H. Turner, Lucy Muc Lawrence,
Francis Marion Williams.
Scottshoro: Clara Richardson Holl-
inshead, Ruth Fort Hollinshcad Mary
Ruth McCluney, Myrtle Evelyn Wood
Thomas Viyian Edwards.
Meriwether: Mary Harper. Herman
Martin, Frances McConnell, Annie
Hopewell: Thelma Melissa Ivey,
Frank Ernest Evans, Guy Marvin
Harrington, Erby Coil Pennington.
Salem: Mary Leone Rice, Julian
Martin, Lois Wilkinson.
These certificates were awarded
at the completion of the Seventh
Grade, and were given to those pupils
who successfully passed the exami-
LEAVE AUTOS AT HOME
REQUESTS POLICE CHAIRMAN
Chairman S. D. Stembridge has
is-ued a request to all MlUedgeville’s
citiaens to leave their automobiles at
home on next Monday evening in
order that there will be sufficient
parking space for the visitors coming
here. Those who have to come to
the business section in their automo
biles are requested to park on side
streets so that the out of town guests
may have the main street* for their
ESCAPED CONVICT KILLED
IN FLORIDA MONDAY
• John Dean, a convict at the State
Prison Farm, who made his get-away
Wednesday of last week in -an auto
mobile stolen from Mr. W. H. Rives,
was idiot and killed in Jacksonville,
Fla., Monday morning, just after
holding up the cashier of a bank.
Dean at the time of his escape
was engaged at work with a squad of
convicts, on the grounds of G. S. C-
W. Daring a downpour of rain he
dodged the watchful eyes of the
guards, and secured Mr. Rives auto
mobile, which ws» parked just across
Dean entered the bank in Jackson
ville, held up the cashier, and secured
several thousand dollars. He had
made his escape from the bank, when
the cashier secured a pistol and shot
him before he could reach hia auto
mobile which had been left standing
on the outside.