VOLUME XCVffl. Southern Recover
Federal Union Established in 1829
Millcdfcville. Gt., July 5, 1928
Consolidated in 1872
Promptly At Ten O’clock Order
Will go Called By Sheriff Terry
and judge Park Will Be on
fjjjjwin Superior Court will con-
n . t Monday morning: at t<,n
V'.-.V .iudtre Jus. B. Parks presiding
jurors and witnesses have been
•ummoned by Sheriff Terry.
nKurm^nn. pouRTH QUIET JR. 0. U. M. HOID
CUES PLENTIFUL MEETING HERE
Citizens Spend Day Fishing, Picnic- Enthusiastic Gathering of Sixth
ing and At Barbecue Dinners 1 District Held Here Barbecue 1
he civil docket has beer
first week, and criminal .
be taken i’P until the
At the time this
Summer School Celebrates
Ay/ stated elsewhere it has been
called to the attention of Judge Park
hat it might he advisable to ad-
i..urn court to a later date, and he
will take it under consideration after
curt adjourns Monday morning.
FELTON RICE PLACED IN
CHARGE OF U. S. NAVAL
RECRUTINC IN 10TH DIST.
I Following Conference In Atlanta
L*»t Week. Milledgevilla Man To
Take Charge. Witk Head-
Felton Rice spent Monday in At
lanta in conference with Naval Of
ficials relative to the recruiting situ
ation. Mr. Rice has been placed in
charge of recruiting for the U. S.
Navy throughout the 10th Congress
ional District, with headquarters in
Milledgevillc. and with a branch of
fice in the Post Office Building in
Augusta, Ga. During his absence
from Augusta, the station there will
he in charge of Quartermaster First,
r Ian D. B. Pc Loach. A limited num-
niber of first enlistments are accept
ed each month with only the highest
tvpe men enlisted. Each applicant is
examined mentally as well as physical
'rand the Recruiting Officer is grad
ed in efficiency by the quality rath
er than the quantity of recruits ac
cepted. It is necessary to maintain a
waiting list and Mr. Rice desires that
any one interested and desiring to
enlist, see him before the date he
actually de-ires to leave in order that
h may get on the list and wait his
tarn. Recent enlistments from Mil-
Mgevillc included Mr. Leighton
Mr. Eugene Hitchcock and
Mr. William Baumgartel all of whom
enli->d with a view of entering the
Xnv/iI Academy Preparatroy Class,
'"unc Owen Frederick enlisted sev-
Alfrtd ff. Smith
Over One Hundred Thousand Dol
lars Shown Without Valuation
Raise. Seventy Thousassd
Marked off Books
An increase of over one hundred
thousand dollars of. property valua-
i was shown in the county digest
•ntly completed by the tax ac
cessors, without a cent raise in any
of the returns made.
The accessors and equalizers con
cluded their session last week during
.hch they marked off over serventy
thousand dollars of insoluable tax.
Despite this cancelation on the books
and the fact that none of the returns
increased, a large increase was
In 1927 the returnable property
us valued at $4,110,518.09 and the
1928 digest showed the value at $4,-
216,693.00. , An increase of $106,-
Served. Initiations Conferred
The Sixth District meeting of the
Junior Order of United American
Mechanic-/ was held in Milledgevillc
Monday, about ninety visitors being
A barbecue was served on the
court house lawn at 8:30. Following
the barbecue a large class was in?*iat-
c»| by an Augusta degree team.
Among the oficers elected was Mr.
Dawson Wilson, of MilledxrcviMc
Council No. 35, who was named DlV-
LOCAL CLUB CONGRATULATES
NEW YORK GOVERNOR ON
el.gr.tn Tell, o! Pl.unr. Among
Local Smithitea. First Club
Organised In United States
Expressing their joy and delight
the nomination of the New York
Governor as the Democratic Stand
ard hearer the member of the A1
Smith club of Baldwin county sent
ernor Smith a telegram Friday
morning expres?/ing their groat *>1eas-
ago and is
>ol at Hampton Ronds.
SINGER SEWING MACHINE AGTS.
ASSEMBLED HERE MONDAY
itors here expressed them*
being highly pleased with
The fourth of July passed quietly,
the «dd time custom of celebration
with fire works and speech makinf
having become a thing of the past.
Hundreds of citizens taking ad
vantage of the 'holiday made to the
woods to enjoy a picnic or take n
tovim in one of the neighboring lakes.
Many business men were seen with
rod and reel headed for the streams
to try their luck at fishing.
Barbecues were the features of
the day. The Elks Club had their
annual cue at the Ennis Meadow, a
large attendance bring present. j Jackson.
! The Georgia Power Company eni- | Januniy
ployees of the Milledgevillc district i The n
were given a cue at Mm Treanors. 1 selves a
The cue was given as a reward for | the entt
*he Refrigerator campaign that has i
ju,t doited in tehich the MUIeducvillc j AMES D MYRICK DIED IN
office led. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson act
ed ns host and had as their guests .
the mnnagers of the offices at Dub-1
Hn, Sparta and Eatonton and the
employees living here and ohters. The
cue way a msot delightful occasion.
Mr. L. N. Jordan was host to the
employees of his company at a barbe-
cue at the home of Mr. A. I. Butts.
The employees and their families
were present and enjoved the hospi
tality of Mr. Jordan.
In the late afternoon the summer
school students were entertaim-d at
a cue on the colleg.* campus. The
young ladies were given i most de
The Colopiai Theatre was anoth
er center of attraction and hundreds
of people were packed in th** movie
house all afternoon.
Fowler’s Follies was prenented by
the summer school studenU in the
evening. The musical review which
is staged by Mr. L. S. Fowler under
the direction of Miss Louise Albert
has become a feature of each sum-
> Golf Co,
Mrs. T. K. Myrick received a mes
sage Wedne.-day announcing the
sudden death of her son, Mr. James
D. Myrick in Baltimore, Md. Mr.
Myrick was overcome by the heat
while on the golf course, the message
stated and died before he could be
taken to the hospital.
The remains will be brought to
Sandersville for burial, but funeral
announcement has not been made.
Mr. Myrick held an important posi
tion with the Westinghouse Electric
Co., in BaltinTore, with which com
pany he had been connected for a
numbei of years.
Mr. Myrick was a son of the late
Mr. J. D. Myrick, and was born and
reared near this city. He was forty-
three-years of age. After his grandu
ation from G. M. C., .he attended
The show this year met Tech from which institution he gradu
with unanimous approval from the
audience. The musical number
a ted in 1907.
He is survived by his moth-
T. K. Myrick five nisters an,
brother, Mrs. T. E. Hubert of this
city; Mrs. Edwin T. Bowden, of Fort
Screven; Mrs. William Lowrre,
N. Y.; Miss Lilias Myrick. of
Henderson, the District
Manat-t-, of the Singer Sewing Mn*
rhim- Co., held a meeting of his
airent- -,t hi»i office in this city Mon-
d'‘.v. July 2nd.
Th. r.- were present at the gather-
in ” fifteen employees of the con
l' ;,n .v, and the business done the pai
*'* n: "nths was reviewed, and how t
""'" f the problems, and increase tl
r ;n,,M *r «f sales for the coming half
I, cussed. The agents dis-
' ' ! their methods of approaching
Public, and bringing to the at-
” ' "f the people the reasons why
" linger Sewing should he bought.
*t the conclusion of the meeting
• -i i. a tv Henderson made a talk to
• at-, urging them to be alert
ar ' : . cent during the .next
0,:t! He congratulated them up-
H icce.-s they had attained, and
' 11 that more effort would
’ ln t’ ’ ’ m a larger volume of busi-
*‘‘ s during the next six months,
j j./ 1 ' Jl "' “'dock, Mr. Henderson and
nt * gathered at the Bos*,
here a bountiful dinner w
The dinner gave the guests
■ , ( ( contact with each other,
*rit ^ ’ horou * h, y enjoyed. The
| , ,tr a guest at the dinner
employees of the Singer
Machine Co., a social and
I “f II • ^ The meeting
I ‘ r Henderson for his agents
I thm a |rreat number held
I u. : , lUl t h e United States.
The local club was the first organ-
ed in the United States and has a
*ry active membership.
The following is the telegram sent
Governor Alfred E. Smith,
Albany, N. Y.
Wc rejoicp ‘that the Democrats
have made such a wise selection.
The office ha.-/ sought the man—
Accept greetings, congratulations
om us who early spoke out in favor
’ your nomination.
Hail to our happy warrior with
panoply so bright and clean.
May providenoe bless you with
health and strength and guide all
Americans in this effort to produce
THE AL SMITH CLUB OF BALD-1 NV
Jon W. Hutchinson, Liquidating
agent for the Bunk of Sparta, is pay
ing the final dividends to the de
positor-/ of the bank this week. The! this city; Mis* Susan Myrick, of Ma-
bank was closed in 1921. j con, and J. F. Myrick, of Baltimore
Farm Plea Sets Convention
Crowd in a Great Uproar
Claude G. l *er*’ Keynote Speech! to 1 e memo
Causes Wild Demonstration At
“ !l,n "' s tm ' m "“ BLUES TOCAMP
Inspection At Court House Before
Troops Leave. To Depart on
Special Train Suday Night
From Georgia Road
Co. 1, “Baldwin County’s own,”
•ill leave Milledgeville next Sunday
vening on a special train for Camp
Jackson, Columbia S. C . where they
will spend two weeks on their an
nual encampment, becoming a part
of the Old Hickory division that will
be in training there.
The camp this year will bring to
gether the largest number of troops
since the war. All Georgia and
North and South Carolina units will
be nt the camp. Milledgex ille’s com
pany is a part of the I21st Infantry
which is composed of Middle and
South GeorgU companies under the
command of Col. L. C. Pope of Dub
The Blues will form Sunday after-
ion ut three o’clock on the Court
House square where they will be in
jected before entraining at the Geor
gia depot. They will he served sup-'
per at the Boston Cafe.
The company will entrain to leave
here at nine thirty. A special train
from Macon, with the Barnesville,
Forsyth, and several Macon com
panies will pick the Milledgeville
company up here.
The men making the trip are:
Capt. II. B. Ennis, 1st Lieut. F. R.
Hargrove, 2nd Lieut. E. B. Jackson.
Sgts. Bats, C. M.; Gheesling, J.
B.; Gilman, Gfover; Hargrove,
Harry; Hogan, James; Minor, A. R.;
Thompson Win.; Gilstrap Sami.;
Corps. Blackwell, J. Is.; Braxley,
W. M.> Holloway, J. A.: Johnson
Earl; Wilson, Malcolm; Roberts,
Jack; Youngblood, Martin.
1st Class PvtK Blackwell, S. S.J
Bowden, Emmett; Brookins, Charlie;
Crooms, Thomas H.; Eubanks, J. A.;
Eubanks, Marion; Gilman, Robert;
Goff, Geo.; Goodwin, Tip; Horton,
Walter; Ivey, Alton; Moore James,
M-; Quinn, Ollie; Ray, Otsi; Smith,
Privates, Baugh, M.; Bazanos,
Franciy; Bloodworth, Lawrence;
Blount, Alvin; Bristow, Stacey;
Brookins, Chancic; Califf, Wm.;
Crooms, Singleton; Crooms, Onnie;
Gilman, Alonzo; Gilman, Thurman;
Gore, James I.; Grimes. W. P.;
Grimes, Timothy: Hancock. Taft;
Humphries, Edmund; Hurt. Henry;
Ivey, Julian; Jackson, lame- I.; Law
rence, Geo.; Medlin, Olin; Mc
Cullough, Lewis; Patterson. S. II.;
Smith, Arthur M.; Smith,. George;
Smith, Otis; Wilkinson, Leo; Wilkin-
Hon. Chas.; Wilson, Walker: Rum.cy,
Grady; Beck, Roger; Hoover. Henry;
Aides, Mansfield; Aycock, James;
OF GAS STATION
Committee Appointed To Consider
Advisability of Operating Filling
Station To Bring About Gas
Resolutions were adopted at a
meeting of the City Council lawt
Monday evening and a committee ap
pointed to consider the ndvisiability
of opening a Municipal gasoline sta
tion with a view of bringing the gaso
line prices down in Milledgeville.
Aldermen King, Home and Ander
son were appointed a committee
invertigate the possibilities of such
an undertaking by the city. In the
discussion of the resolution at the
council meeting Monday, it was free
ly expressed that the gas price could
be brought down to six or seven
The recommendation of the cor
mittee will largely influence the a
tlon of the council it was believed.
MR. A. I. HORNE DIED AT
HIS HOME SATURDAY
One of Baldwin Counly’. R
Citizen Paszez Away After
Illness. Funeral end B-
Held Sunday After*/
Mr. A. I. Horae, one of Baldwin
county's well known farmers and
spected citizens, died at his home in
the north western part of the coun
ty early Saturday afternoon. He
had been in ill health for a long
time, but death came to him unex
pectedly and peacefully.
The funeral services were held at
the home Sunday afternoon by Rev.
J. H. Farr in the presence of a large
number «f neighbor*/ and friends,
who gathered to join in paying
drow Wil- i tribute to a r.iun who was held in re-
d esteem by all who knew
ci.lly For Unio
By ROBERT FULLER
In his sermon, Mr. Farr referred
to Mr. Horne as a father, citizen
neighbor, friend and Christian, and
said he was faithful in all of these
relations, which made his life a use
ful one to his county and community.
As a member of Pleuuit Grove
church he had been a regular attend
ant upon its services, and contribut
ed of his time and means for its
Ed, ‘.he twelve-year-old son of Mr.
id Mrs. Ed Harrow, while playing
ith several young companion-/ near
Jarratt’s Spring last Tuesday after-
>on, fell about fifteen feet from a
ee in which he had climbed. He was
carried in an unconscious condition
to his home by Mr. E. E. Bass, who
nearby at the time, and physi
cians summoned. The lad remained
unconnciuos for five hours, and great
concern was felt about the extent of
his injuries, one of his riba was frac
tured, and he i< gradually recovering.
PROTRACTED SERVICES lAT
Protracted r.ceting w’ill begin next
Sunday night at 8 o’clock in Matilda
Chapel church at Stevens Pottery.
A cordial invitation is extended to
everybody to attend these services.
The pastor will be assisted by Rev.
C. B. McDaniel, of Atlanta, who is
an experienced Evangelistic worker.
Bowers atouiled the Hamiltonian
form of government and called for
Democratic legions to bnttle under
the Jeffersonian banner. His thrill
ing talk closed as follows:
“In this convention we close de
hate and grasp the .-word. The
Houstoni Tex.. June 29.—In the time has come. The battle hour
heat of a'scorching Texas sun, the has -struck. Then to your tents, O
Democraitc National Convention Israel!’’
foregathered here to define the Bowers speech took one hour. 1
party policies* and select their stand- was an exciting, thrilling, closely suppor:
carers. The session at which packed sixty minutes! | At the conclusion of the funeral
Claude G. Bowers, of Indiana and The first early sc.-«inn of the Con-1 services the remains
York, was to deliver his key- vention showed thdt Houston had! the family burial ground near by, and
address was postponed until an built in 64 days what is perhaps the ! 'aid to rest by the side of those of his
cning hour, so that more people most magnificent structure ever to| family, who hnd preceded him to th<
ight have the opportunity of listen- house a National Convention. Ami grave.
the speech over the radio, elaborate ventilating system kept the j Mr. Horne was in his sixty-sixth
The speech of Bowers had all the Convention Hall cool during the hot- j year and his life was spent
ferocity and heat of the Texas sun. j test onslaughts of the sun. farm on which he was born and grew
The thin figure /if the editorial writer j Clen Shaver, who called the con- to mnnhood. He was industrious,
and historian swayed the convention ! vention to order, had a hard time I and frugal, kind and considerate
hall with the power and clarity of his j getting it to obey. Excitement reign- j his dealings with his neighbors, i
utterances. The invective he poured
on the opposing party was vehement
The speech aroused an exuber
ant demonstration. For twelve
minutes delegates from North, South,
East and West followed in a thrilling
parade, the banner of North Dakota.
It was a delirious march in response
to Bowers’ talk on “the tragedy of
“Now wie do not ask paternalistic
privilege for the farmer,” said Bow
ers, “but we do demand that the hand .
of privilege *4»11 be taken out of the possible for millions of per;
farmer’s pocket and off the farm- coast t/> coast and border to
er’s throat.” lo hear the thrilling keynote
A North Dakota delegate stood of Claude G. Bowers.
up and started the parade, which be-
came a stampede. There was anoih-' Mr. E. E. Bell has been
er wild demonstration, but one not j from his store this week being con-1 the important cities of the neighbor-
quite as big, when Bowers paid trib- fined to bis home by illness. * I ing Btate. 4*
cd from the minute the convention
opened its doors and came to its high
est pitch when Bowers spoke on the
subject of the firmer.
Everywhere in Houston there were
bands playing and celebrities abound
ed on all the thoroughfares.
Among them were Mrs. Woodrow
Wiluon, Gov. Moody, John W. Davis
of New York, Joseph P. Tumulty, Ad-
miral Carey T. Grayson, Franklin D.
Roosevelt, Josephus Daniels—and so
on ad infinitum.
a^ he went in and out among them
his life wa„ worthy of emulation. He
was a kind and loving husband and
father, and he has left to his children
the heritage of a good name, which
they will always honor and revere.
He is survived by the following
Mr* L. M. Turnquest, of Ronan,
Montana; Miss Laura Horne, of At
lanta; Miss Martha Horae, of Macon;
Mrs. R. H. Lawrence and Miss Eliza
beth Horne, of Baldwin county. He
A gigantic radio hook-up made a is also survived by on sister, Mrs.
from I Nan Andrews, who made her home
border with him.
Mr. E. R. Gholson returned this
week from an automobile trip through
<<cd | Florida, where he visited many of
Jos. H. Drcwery and Sons, of At
lanta, have been busy for several
days past auditing the books of .the
county officers. They have finished
their work, but have not yet sub
mitted their audit to the Cognty Com
missioners, and wil secure facts and
figures relative to the financial
status of the county and highway
Commission before doing so. The
Board of Commissioners will prob
ably puhNih the report of the audi
tors after it is submitted to them.
The audit was made for ;he past
two years, anil and we learn that the
Auditors spoke most highly especially
of the work of the late Tax Collector,
Mr. Benj. Boss, and the neatness and
correctness of his hooks.
NEGRO MEETS TI^GIC DEATH
Charley Wright, a negro, met death
in a tragic manner last Friday. While
at work in a clay hole at the Milledge
ville Brick Works, he way buried by
dirt caving in on him. Before he
could be rescued by his fellow work
ers he died.
The frist load of Baldwin county
raised watermelon*/ were brought 10
the city Monday by Mr. Tom Quinn,
who resides in Mt Pleasant neighbor
hood., He disposed of them readily
at prices ranging from 25c tc 50c