Federal Union Established in 1829
Southern Recorder 1819
MilkdftTiUt, Ga., June 28, 1928
Consolidated in 1878
OPEN THIS WEEK
0, Binion and Committee Work
Out Plans for Ereetion of Wall
and Gales At G. M. C.
plowing several conferences that
,(.rr-n held thin week by the com-
<*f the Morris-Little Post of
American Union who hove the
rri , r ion of the Memorial to the world
«ar -lead in charge, plans have de-
red for the drive .o false funds
t erect the wall .and pates to the
athletic field fo G. M. C.. and the
rr.mpaipn will open next week.
Ur. Richard Binion, chairman of
the committee stated that th
rnittee have carefully worked
HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE TO
HAMPER FARM PROSPECTS
Conditions Not Aa Blue Aa Ex,
S«ya Farm A«ent. Melon Cro,
Be Good. Tobacco Injure
Heavy rains in ull -veetions of the
>unty this week continued to hamp-
r crop conditions and farmers re-
swed their war on grass and weeds
i the cotton and corn, while the
elon section looks very bright.
Conditions are not us blue ns the
lyman would expect, according to
gent Nesmith, .and although this
ill be a short year for all crops,
bsolute ruination is not the situa-
on. The tobacco prospec.s ranked
July Fourth to be
drive, and that
-ty endorsement had been given
he actual work of the campaign
open next week, and every
en of the city will be given the
•rtunity to contribute toward the
I. Member* of the committee cx-
-ed their desire for every person
lie county to have a part.
Ians for the memorial are being
i n and survey will be mnde of the
I this week. The memorial gates
will be erected at the north,
: and east entrances to the field
will be duplicates of the old gates a f
irth and south entrances of
memorial plan was adopted by
the Legion ut a recent meeting and
that time the committee op
ted by Commander John Hollo
way has been busy completing the
details of the work. Much favorable
comment has been given the under-
ug with cotton
look, the heavy
rhe sandy sectio
;re melons are p
e will show a nor
DECATUR C. OF C.
Sight Seeing Tour and Barbecue
Feature Entertainment for
Motorcade From Dekalb
County Last Friday
Decatur and Dekalb Counties good
will ambasadors arrived in Milledge-
ville on time last Friday concluding
their tour of twenty-two Georgia
counties, and were given a cordial
welcome to the city and county by
n large delegation representing the
Chamber of Commerce.
The Dekalb caravan left Dublin
Friday morning where they had spent
Thursday night and were met by the
Milledgeville delegation in Hardwick
and were ushered into Milledgeville
where they were taken to the Geor
gia State College for Women for the
Elks Celebrate With Barbecue At
Treanors. Summer School Has
Special Program. Stores
Close All Day
Milledgeville will celebrate Inde
pendence Day, the ir>2nu anniversary
of the signing of the Declaration of
Independence, Monday, July 4, with
a full holiday.
Several events have been scheduled
the j for the day, and the local stores and
rains dannurinn I other biuinoii institutions will bo
closed for the entire day, as well as
of the county the G. S. C. W. summer school,
tilled in uhund- j Two of the feature events of the
al yield for this day will be a barbecup given by
' the Elks Club of this city, at Trenn-
er*.« at 1 o’clock, which members of
the club and their friends will attend.
A barbecue also will be held on
the G. S. C. W. campus during the
afternoon for the students and a
number of towns people.
A special program also has been
arranged at the G. S. C. W. audi
torium at 8 o’clock in the evening.
A progrum in keeping with the spirit
and purpose of the July Fourth cele
bration will be given at this time. A
special musical program also is being
Housekeepers are reminded to
purchase GEORGIA PRODUCTS
on Saturday for the family Sun
day dinner JULY FIRST, which
PRODUCTS DAY by the citizens
of the STATE.
GEORGIA PEACHES, CANTA
LOUPES, WATERMELONS, and
being produced by GEORGIA
farmers at this time.
Ask your grocer for GEORGIA
grown table foods for JULY
FIRST and help make your State
DELEGATES ATTEND DISTRICT
CONFERENCE AT CONYERS | chapel exercises.
Brief addresses of welcome
made by Dr. J. L. Beeson, Dr. E. H.
Ttie Oxford District Confere
nvened at Conyers Tuesday and j g cot J c - ol Marion Allen, Mrs. E. R.
. * , The delegates were . HneR and Col. George H. Roach, the
of the people of j new president of G. M. C.
■lauding event of the cofj-
•“ n sermon Tuesday morn-
hop Candler. The Bishop
>ver the deliber
was a plea-an
Response were made by J. Howell
Green, past president of the Decatur
Chamber of Commerce, John Weslby
Weeks, newly elected President, Col.
Robert Ramspeck, chairman of the
committee on arrangements and B.
Hugh Burgess. Chairman of the Mo
At the coi
Ostermu, Whitley, Reitz and
Hirrelson Retm To School.
Six New Mojon Form
Faculty (or 1928-29
Through. Prof. W. T.
dinner on the cai
jse with the summe
More than 1300
eu at the cue which
'■ • ;:,| d Mrs. M. C. Harrington.
I L. Barnes, Mr*'. J. B. Stile*
Her. W. B. Mill,, Mr,.
R Miils, Mr. and Mrs, L. S. Hoi-
"”l Mrs. Thou. Mathew*.
ST0Prs TO BE CLOSED JULY
'■ r II. ii. Wontten requests us to
eiti'iun -t- that he tvas misunder
" ■‘i ly the editor of the Milledce-
What he stated was
« would be closed all
“day, July the 4th, and
as usual Thursday after-
as been the custom here
° dose July 4th.
ounty. The larg
i in fifteen mint
eded to the i
Col. George S. Roach, new Presi
dent of G. M. C. has announced his
faculty for the new yen*-, six new
instructors having been secured to
fill vacancies of the previous year.
T. H. Rentz returns to the school as
head of the Department of Science
and Faculty Athletic Director. Major
Osterman will direct the music and
I assist in the Science Department. M«-
' jor Barrel son will have charge of the
shop work, and Major Sam Whatley
who was asistant in several depart
ments has been made head of the
English Department. MaJ. Whatley
is taking a special course at Mercer
of the chapel thjf , sumnu , r and will receive his Mas-
ind Mil ledge- tor *,. degree.
‘ ser\ed a i*j, e CO achin* staff this year will
he campus o unusually strong being headed by
Johnny Broadnax, Georgia Star. Ma
jor George E. Florence will assist
Coach Broadnax having been a star
on the University teams.
n announcing the new faculty,
Col. Roach stated that six of the
teacher* would live in the barrack?
and have supervision of he boarding
Third Fluor of Park* Hall Con
verted Into Labratories When
New Dormitory Makes Room
for Additional Students
The installation of thousands of
dollars worth of new labratory equip
ment was begun this week on the
third floor of Parks Hall, carrying
out the plans for many improvements
during the summer months at the
G. S. C. W.
The entire third floor of the Parks
Hall will be converted into labra-
torien Physics, Chemistry and psy
chology will be cared for when the
labratories are completed. The very
finest equipment that can be bought
is being installed. The new labra
tories will meet the demand that has
been caused by crowded conditions,
and indications point to the largest
enrol'jnvtit in iha hirtory of the
school next fall.
The new dormitory is being rapid
ly completed and will be ready for
occupation in September. It will
house about three hundred and fifty
student* not including the matrons
and teachers who will live in the
The college was given a Class A
rating among the teachers colleges
of the country la*t year. Dr. J. L.
Beeson, acting President, has added
many features that were reruired to
secure this rating and has launched
end i* carrying forward an improve
ment plan toward raising the corricu-
lum and maintaining this high rating.
The college was highly complimented
upon its splendid record by educa-
ion«| authorities, it being the only
college in the state given this cla? 1
rating and one of the few in the
CHRISTIAN CHURCH CONDUCT
ING REVIVAL AT HARDWICK
Rev. Max C. Dewee.e Conducting
Service. Daily At 7:45. Rev.
Sippel Leading Song Service.
The Rev. Max C. Deweese, State
Evangelist of the Christian Churches
in Georgia, i* now holding a revival
in the Oxford Memorial Christian
Church. The sen-ices begin each
night at 7:45 P. M. The song ser
vice is led by the pastor, Milton
Mr. Deweese is an interesting and
forceful speaker who brings timely
j messages from the Bible. He Kan
just closed a very successful meeting
, in Griffin. Scores were turned away
I each night, unable to get into the
church. The people of this com
munity are indeed fortunate to have
Mr. Deweese in their midst. Before
becoming a minister he was a highly
Kucccwful business man. Since giv
ing up his business he has been an
• and capable evunge-
•ting in Hardwick will con-
t of next week. A good
song sen-ice with special musical
number* will be held and Mr. De
weese will bring an inspiring Gospel
VINSON AND DUKE
Local Youths Form Nine Sponsored
By Local Post. To Compete
For National Prizes
Under the direction of Morris-
Little Post No. fi, Sgt. O. H. Wootten
has organized a Junior league base
ball team to compete for prizes be
ing offered by the Legion in its
National Junior League program.
Composing the team aie Marion
Allen, Eugene Brannon. William
But‘.?>, Man-in Cheney, John Hender
son, Carlyrie Ingram, Hugh Ivey,
Edward Kidd. John Kidd. Carl Nel
son, Bruce Roberson, John Smith,
George Thomus, Murray Whited. All
of the players are under fifteen
years of age and are strickly ame-
The movement is nation-wide and
will bring about a little world series
at the conclusion of the state and
sectional conte* s. The winning team
will have all of its expense* paid to
the World Series and will be award-
| ed a cup by the National and Amer
Conch Rentz while in the city will
assist in coaching the team, which is
under the direction of Sgt. Wootten.
The team has begun pratices and will
he ready for the opening game. Com
mander Holloway and other legion-
aires arc interested in the team and
will give it their support
Tenth Repraentetive To Be Re
turned for Eighth Ten. Solid-
tor General Hu Free W»jr
Congressman Curl Vinsons, and
Solicitor General Joe B. Duke will be
unopposed in the coming primary to
be held in September, according to
J .C. Ingram, Secretary of the Bald
win county Democratic Executive
committee, the time to qualify hav
ing closed Saturday.
Congressman Vinson will be re
turned as Representative of the 10th
District in the National Congress for
the eight successive term. The
pledge of confidence of his constitu
ents being manifested in the fuilure
of opposition to develope despite
some effort be'..g n -de. Congress
man Vinson is Senior Democrat of
the House Naval Affairs Committee,
and with the strong likelihood of a
Democratic administration he will
head this committee. He nl«o serves
«jii many other important committees
of the house.
Solicitor Duke was elected to of
fice four years ago and has
go,; | record.
DELEGATES FROM OXFORD
DISTRICT TO NORTH GERpGIA
The local Methodist churches will
be represented among the delegates
from the Oxford District to the North
Georgia Annual Conference, the fol
lowing being among the eleven dele
gates mimed: Mrs. R. B. Moore. W.
T. Wynne, S. D. Stembridge and Mrs.
L. S. lfolsey. Mr. M. C. Harrington
was named as first Alternate.
The other delegates are: J. W.
Wyley, A. N. Wilson, W. P. B. Penn
ington, Miss Florie Harwell. W. S.
Ramsey, J. A. Downs and Mrs. F. D.
J. K. GILES DIES IN ATHENS
Mr. J. K. Giles, prominent teach-
| er at the University of Georgia, as-
| sistant director of the extension d'*-
i partment of the Agrciuitural Col-
j lege, died at his home in Athens June
j 27th., after an illness of several
ng party left the
j o’clock and pro-
e Sanitarium, then
rl back to the city-
’■hat the st,
,|a >‘ "’mini
to Dr. Allen’?
where they 1
points of interest.
The line of fourteen cars started
on their homeward journey at con
clusion of the sight seeing trip.
The Chamber of Commerce Com
mittee welcoming and entertaining
the guests were: R. H. Wootten, Mar
ion Allen, Erwin Sibley, L. C. Hull,
George Tunnel!, J. C. Ingram, Lewis
Flemister, Dr. E. A. Tginer, Dun
bar Hair, H. S. Wootten, Frank Bell,
and Jere Moore.
r Faculty pr
Marion allen to run
of splendid character and strong pur
The following in the Faculty-
Major Sam Whatley, professor of
English; Major A. A. Waters, Syl-
vnnia, superintendent of barracks
and mathematic* professor; Major T.
H. Rentz, Mlledgeville, director of
athletics .and professor of science;
Major Godfrey Osterman, band direc
tor and professor of science; Major
W. O. Dorough. Vienna, professor of
French; Major S. T. Crenshaw, Or
lando, Fin., professor of mathema
tics; Mujor Elroy Dupuis, Warren- ;
ton. professor of Englsih; Johnny ,
Dr. J. T. Williams, *-ho is at home
from Chinn, where he has been a
Missionary, will preach at the Bap
tist church next Sunday morning. He
has spent a number of years in
China, and is a forceful speaker. The
people of Milledgeville are invited
to hear him. Dr. and Mrs. Williams
and children are here visiting Mr*.
William’s sister, Mrs. F. W. Hen-
lna ^ av Bring, Forth Nothing. “
Allen Qualifies Severn! Day,
A? 0 - Attempt for Opposition
. ir '" n Allen was the only candi-
f ,, t0 l|Ua,if y before the Secretary
^ Kx <‘cutive Committee for ihe
1" f 1 ' 1 ’ race * n *he primary to
, . eW In September, before the
P * c " s *d Saturday night
’’ ’ A1 | en » a candidate two years
ih- q ^ aIified several weeks ago,
-ff n _ " ,,a *d the necessary fees.
to bring another
into the field, and it was
dieted that Mr. Allen
•pposition but the effort
ed futile. |
^ a member of the firm
f Allen & Pottle mode the race two
•ars ago lowing to his opponent by
a small majority in the general elec
tion the primary, in which he won.'
having been contested. Col. Alien J
has declared that he would run on
pratically the same platform as two,
JUNIOR ORDER BARBECUE
The members of the Junior Order
of .American Mechanics will stage u
barbecue in their club rooms Mon
day evening, a large class of candi
dates being on program for initation.
A special degree team of Augusta,
will come here and initiate the candi
GILBERT HELD FOR MURDER
Willie Gilbert, the negro, who was
driving the automobile that collided
with the car of Mr. Clinton Ivey, re
sulting in the death of Mr. Ivey, at
a commitment trial held in Sparta
today, was held for first degree mur-
Broadnax, coach of athletics; Major ; der. He will be tried on that chnrge
George E. Florence, Augusta, pro- j at the next session of the Superior
fessor of Spanish; Leut. V. L. Nash, i Court of Hancock county.
U. S. A. commandant of cadets; , -
Sorgt. O. H. Wootten, Milledgeville, ! NE w TEA ROOM OPENS
DR. WEBBER ATTENDS MEETING
OF N. E. A. BOARD
Dr. George Harris Webber, Doan
of students of the Georgia State Col
li ge for Women will leave Saturday
for Mineapolis, Minn., where he will
attend a mcctnig of the Board of
Directors of the National Educational
Asociation which convenes next week.
Among the prominent educatroa a*
tending the meeting will be James
C. Yen, Chinese Supervisor of Mass
Education and Glenn Frank President
of the University of Wisconsin.
The board will out line plans for
the years work.
1 Funeral services were held at tie
| grave cade at Lii.ton cemetery Thurs-
j day afternoon at 3:30, service* were
( conducted by Rev. J. F. McCluney.
j He is survived by hi* wife who be
fore their marriage was Mi s Marie
Trawick of Linton, and four small
children, father and mother and sev
eral brothers and sisters also wurvived
In a letter received by Mr. R. H.
■Wootten, the Decatur Chamber of
Commerce expressed their thanks to
the people of Milledgeville for the
royal entertainment given their party
here last. Friday.
They were high in their praise of
the peop] ehere and the entertain
ment given them.
RAILROAD TRACKS GO
TO G. S. C. W. CAMPUS
sistant commandant; Miss Omie
Hart Milledgeville, Latin; Miss
Gertrude Trcanor, Milledgeville,
piano instructor; Mrs. Elizabeth
Brown, Milledgeville, secretary to the
president; Mrs. Lula Bothwell,
tron of barracks, and Dr. Richard operation.
NEXT TO M. A F. BANK
Mb's Belle Freeman has opened a
Tea Room in the building next to
the Merchants and Farmers Bank,
having moved here from Eatonton,
and wil manage and supervise its
Binion, physician and surgeon.
The building has been complety
overhauled and remodeled. It is now
one of the most beautiful and at
tractive spots in the city. Known
Mr. Filex E. Boywell, of Greens
boro, was in the city this morning.
Mr. Boswell is a candidate to succeed , the Row Tea Room the funishings
Mr. Walter R. McDonald on the Pub- and draperies are done in rose and
lie Service Commission. Mr. Bos- cream. '
well has entered the race with the Special dishes will be served, with
endorsement of a large number of his lunches as one of the features of the
felow citizens of Greensboro. menu.
To Crow Wilkinson Street With
Tracks Leading To Campus
Permisjion was granted the Rail
road by the City Council, at a special
session thin week to lay their tracks
across Wilkinson street to place
spur line on the campus of the Geor
gia State College for W«
The railroad has purchased two
lot* from Mr. W. H. Montgomery,
and will extend the trsck from their
freight yards on Wayne Street to the
college campus, the track being rur
to the boiler room on the colleg-
property. The spur line will crosi
Wilkinson Street about midway of
The new line ia added to bring the
t will cost the road a
It in reported that there are about
one thousand acres of land in the
Southern part of the county planted
in watermelons. The shipments is ex-
perted to commence from that sec
tion about the 15th of July.
COUNTY COURT HELD MONDAY
A short session of the County
Court was held Monday, Judge W. T.
Davidson of Eatonton, presided.
Several civil cases were tried, and