-t iicpD YTTY , Federal Union Establiahed in 1829
LS'iCi—' Southern Recorder " 1819
Mitiedgevilc, G*., September 20, 1928
Consolidated in 1872'
BEGINS OCT. 1ST
jl „ r Than Ever it Prediction.
Heth Show* to Be Feature
Attraction During Week.
Six Conntiea Included
\Tith only two weeks remaining
* the nnnual Baldwin County
^ opens pla"« are bcinir rn P i(il >'
* j e t, J to make the festival the
successful in years, five addi-
ttonnl counties having been invited
join in and place exhibits this year,
r-n W eek’? program will open Octo-
„t and continue through the
Exhibits have been booked in every
itrtment <■( the agricultural and
advance interest that is being
n indicates the most varied and
•tive di-play of agricultural
Ul -t.s -ince the association organ
Sch""l Day will be held at the Fair
Tosed'iy. and all school children in
the county will be admitted free. It
expected that the gates will
crowded all duy with the hoys and
pris of the county. A holiday has
declared in all schools and
^ccinl features hnye been arranged
for the entertainment of the kiddies.
Special school and community dis
plays. promise to be unusually at
tractive. Liberal prises are being
offered for the most attractive of
The L. J. Heth Shows, one of the
large?! carnivals in the south, will
furnish the Midway attractions dur
ing the Fair. The Heth shows hav
seven rides in their collection nnd a
number of high class shows
them. They arc to show in only
two towns in the state and Milledge
ville is one of them.
The Poultry "show held during the
fair will be one of the larges* ir
Premiums, awards have been
sed*in this department,
y owners from Baldwin
'unwinding counties will have pens
<m exhibit. r. H. Coleman, President
e Baldwin county Poultry As
sociation ha? been named head of tli
poultry show this year.
Judge B. II. Dunnnwny, President
:* the .As.-ociation has named Super-
iircndrnts from the Board of Direc
tor.- to head the diferent depart
ments Livestock Department, W.
Chandler; Boys and Girls Club, Cot
ty A sent E. A. Nesmith; Agricul
tural Department; J. R. Torrance,
President of the Progressive F,
ib; Horticulture, F, W. Hen-
: Poultry Department. F. H.
Coleman; Concessions E. E. Bell, At-
tractians, ./. H. Ennis; Women’s
partment. Mrs. F. W. Hendrick:
( , I"Ted Department, W. M. Hatcher,
Colored Farm Agent; C. B. McCullar
Secretary of the Fair Association
and the following directors represent
the board for the departments named:
P* ’h Dunnafray, Negro Dept.; M.
Stembridge, Womens Department;
A. W. Watkins, Poultry Dept.; J. T.
King, Finance; T. B. Dumas,
Grounds; and W. E. Ireland, Pro-
CO-OPERATIVE MARKETING OF
COTTON TO BE DISCUSSED
J. E. Conwell, President of the
Georgia Cotton Growers Co-opera-
Association, will address the
farmers and business men of Baldwin
county at 3:00 p. M. Saturday. Sept.
22nd, at hte Court House in Milledge-
ville, on Co-operative Marketing for
In addition, Mr. Conwell will give
i account of the histroy and record
of the cotton co-operative association
this state, which organization has
been in existence for six years and
besides marketing the cotton of its
members, it also distributes Vetch
and Fertilizer to its members on a
In the near future it will offer, on
wholesale basis, life insurance
through the Metropolitan Life Insur
ance ColR|p|^, to all members who
Under the present contract of the
association a member can ship his
cotton and have it sold at any time he
wishes. Recently a number of grow
ers hove signed up as members of
the association in Baldwin county
and all farmery are invited to hear
Mr. Conwell next Saturday after
CHEESLiNC TO SELL
OUT BUSINESS HERE
Will Quit Dry Good. Bu.ine.. j
nouncement Made. Sale Open:
Next Week for Sell out
The J. T. Gheesling Dry Goods
Busniesg will sell out to the bare
vis according to an announce-
that is made this week.
• to accomplish this he i
a special sale opening next
Gheesling has been ni the
Goods business here for seventy
and his decision to quit the
»<*ss came as a surprise to his
friends. He will devote his tiro
r fields he has announced. The
'ling store has a large .
<1 -tock and many people an
r '' ;t ‘ d to be attracted here during
horn ed toads brought
FROM TEXAS BY MR. BASS
^‘ r - F. E. Bass, .during his visit
"L secured two horned toads,
aght them back home with
• He has turned them ovi
" l ''- u gement of the Fair Asso-
' ; ! " n - ; nd they will bo on exhlbi-
1 at Lbe approaching fair. •
Carl Vinson Notified
Delegates Assemble In Augusta Tuesday and Notify Coagressman of
Nomination. Acceptance Speech Given Ovatioi
PLEDGES SUPPORT TO AL SMITH IN GREAT SPEECH
G. M. CJIONDAY
Cadets Welcomed to Milledgeville.
President Roach Congratulated
Upon Successful Opening of
The formal exercises opening G.
M. C. for its fall term were held
Tuesday morning at 10:30 o’clock.
Since the opening Wednesday
Flaying Republican Corruption and Declaring Party Is Opponent of
Sooth, Congrsesman Vinson, Praises Democracy
Flaying Republican corruption and | Vinson for his loyalty to his con-
urging his constituents to support j stituent < and reviewed his record of
the National ticket, Congressman ! achievement in the National congress.
Carl Vinson accepted the nomination Dr. E. A. Tigncr, heud of the Bald-
of his party for the eighth time Wed- j win delegation, seconded the nomi-
duy morning in Augusta, when nation as did Mrs 1 . Frankland, # of Ten-
hundreds of cheering delegates pledg
ed their support to him and notified
him of his party’s choice.
Judge J. B. Burnside of Thompson,
Ga., chairman called the couvnetion
to order at eleven o’clock with a large
delegation present from the counties' for h j m "that lasted
in the district. The Baldwin delega
tion headed by Dr. E. A. Tigner in
cluded Col. Erwin Sibley, J. C. In
gram, H. H. Herndon, Mrs. H. H.
Herr.don and Jcre Moore.
Concluding the organization of the
convention, the resolutions and plat-
fhrm committee, with Hon. Tom
Hamilton editor of the Augusta
Chronicle, Chairman presented the
platform to the convention for adop
The platform pledged the suppoi
of the nominee and the delegation t
the platform adopted at Houston and
to the nominees on the national tick
et. It **tood against the modification
of the Eighteenth amendment
Volstead act and urged that a strict
enforcement of these laws and all
laws pursuant thereto and condemn
ed the Republican party for its fail
ure to enforce these laws. A strong
plank on farm relief and improve
ment of agricultural conditions was
a!.-o included in the platform. Deal
ing with conditions in the district
ention stood for the erection
niorninc thn onrnniHltlon had b«i, j p ost 0fric „ nt Sandenvilfe, Loui*.
perfected, classes assigned and stuff-;
wimmenced. Those who attend-
de the exercises Monday morning I
found a well regulated -institution,
and the work going on with a clock-
Col. Geo S. Roach, President of
the College, prseided at the exercises,
and, after music by the hand under
direction of Major Ofterman, presen
ted the members of the faculty. Talks
were made by R. B. Moore, President
of the Board of Trustees; Dr. J. L.
Beeson. President of G. S. C. W.;
Mr. P. N. Bivins, County School
Superintendent; Rev. H. D. Warnork.
pastor of the Baptist church; Dr.
F.. H. Scott. Dr. W. T. Wynn, Dr.
Geo. H. Webber and Dr. O. A. Thax-
ton, of the G. S. C. W. faculty; Rev.
H. L. Harding. Pastor of the Episco
pal church; Rev. J. T. Morrow, pastor
of Catholic church; Rev. Geo B.
Thompson, pastor of the Presbyterian
church, and Rev. John F. Yarbrough,
pastor of the Methodist church, at
the conclusion of the talk of Mr.
Yarbrough, he, at request of Col.
Roach, offered a prayer closing the
Several selections were rendered
by the band, during the exercises.
The audience stood while the stud-
enta body marched from the audi
torium to their recitation rooms.
ville, Warrenton Sparta and Thomp
son wnd opposed the sale of the
Arsenal at Augusta, and insisted that
hill be introduced to make the Sa
vannah river nnvagable to Augu.-La
to give the people of the district ad
vantage of this water-way as a
A strong appeal was made to the
local Democrats of the district to
support the party nominees and to
stand by the Democrat party. The
platform as read was unamiously
Hon Inman Curry of Augusta,
placed th- name of Congres.-nian Vin
son in nomination. He praised Mr.
nille, and other delegates from
When Congressman Vinson wt»d
notified of hi» nomination and en
tered the assembly room, the Bald-
delegation lead a great ovation
Opening his address with an ex
pression of appreciation to the peo
ple of the district for their confi
dence in his stewardship and a pledge
to continue-his every effort to serve
the best interest of the people of the
district, Congressman Vinson enter
ed into a review of the record of
the Republican party in comparison
to the Democratic administration un
der Woodrow Wilson. He flayed Re
publican corruption in the high
places in our Government and the
failure of the party to place upon the
statute books one law of constructive
legislation for the betterment of the
great masses of the people.
He condemned the party for their
stand for the enactment of the Force
bill and the Dyer Anti-lynch law. He
told the convention the Republican
party was the enemy of the south
and if they expected any relief or any
help or part in the national govern
ment they must stand by the Demo
cratic party now. He praised his
parties stand on farm .relief and the
prohibition question and assured his
hearers he would r.tand f<
forcement of every law and fight
against any modification of the
In conclusion he pledged hi:
port to Alfred E. Smith and charac
terized him as a great leader,
urged that every Democrat be loyal
to his party, the party of their hope
Congressman Vinson was given a
other great ovation at the conclusi’
of hpi speech.
The delegates were the guests of
Congressman and Mrs. Vinson' at
dinner at Carmichael’s pond. A
bounty feast was spread for them.
RED CROSS SEEKS FUNDS FOR
Chairman of Counlv Unit A.k. H.lp
for Storm Suffeva in Porti Rico
Answering the call of National
Headquarters, the Baldwin County
chapter of the American Red Cross is
soliciting funds for the relief of
flood sufferers in Florida and the
West Indees Island**, following tre
mendous damage done to property by
terrific gales that have swept that
A ready response has been made
to the call and the fund is being in
creased daily. Mr. D. M. Rogers, the
chairman of hte chapter is asking
that every citizen make a prompt re-
jjponsc to this call. The local chap
ter responded generously to the Miss
issippi and Florida calls last year and
Mr. Rogers is anxious to muko ns
equal good showing.
The Red Cross offered aid to Mil-
ledgcvillc when it way reported the
city and county was suffering from
tho/recent floods and wo should
their call now, was the opinion
of Mr. L. C. Hall treasurer of the
chapter. Funds may be left at the
drug storse or with Mr. L. C. Hall.
TAX RATE SET BY
Sixteen on Thousand for General
Purposes; Five for Schools,
State Rate Five
The County Commissioners have
fixed the tax rate of Baldwin coun
ty for general purposes at sixteen
dollars on the thousand, and the
school tax levy at five dollars making
twenty-one dollar* This levy with
The visitors to the college were j five dollars on the thousand by the
impressed with the. personel of the i state, makes a total of twenty-six
boys, who will compose the cadet, dollars on the thousand.
bntUlion. They are a crowd of man-) Tax Col)cctor J.. n. Smith. n.,«isted
]y and fine Iookin E boy,, and by Ml » B en Bw. i. «rtUn* M, book.
oral of the college will be
id will soon he ready to
L. N. JORDAN PURCHASES
THE SAM EVANS HOME
Mr. L. N. Jordan has purchased the
Sam Evan’s home on Montgomery
street. This is one of the moj* valu
able residential properties in the
Mr. Jordan is planning to make
improvements, which will add to its
value, and enhance the attractiveness
of that section of the city.
He plans to move the residence
further west on Elbert street, and
make it a two apartment hou«*. He
will then erect a handsome residence,
the architecture of his home has not
yet been decided but the house will
be of brick, with every convenience.
SHERIFF TERRY WILL UNDERGO
WIND AND RAIN
FIRST OF WEEK
No Damage Done in This Section.
Hurricane Bring. Great Damage
This section was visited by wind
and rain from early Monday after
noon through Tuesday.
The wind did not reach damaging
effect nor did the rain reach torren
tial proportions. But there was some
damage done to the growing crops,
and the picking of ootton retarded.
This storm had its orign in the
West Indies, where it brought a
great lo.‘« of life and wrought enor
mous property damage. »
The storm struck Florida Sunday
nnd brought death and destruction in
North Weit Corner of Wall and
Jeffenon Streets Prchised
Tuesday. Work to Begin
Within Thirty Days
Drs. Binion, Scott and Mobley pur
chased the north-west corner of Wall
and Jefferson streets Tuesday a?
site for the proposed Hospital build
ing that will he erected by the thret
Plan** are being made to begin erec
tion of the building within the nex
thirty days with a view of complct
ing the building by early spring. It
will be built according to specifica
tions of the American Medical As
sociation and will be one of the mo
modern in the state. The doctoi
will have their offices in the buld-
ing and all professional wo ( k will he
done in the horfpital. Dr. T. M. Hall
will also he nwnriated with the three
doctors in the hospital. ]
Vdi. alinion, Scott u»a Mobley be-
canf- associated in the pratice
medicine and surgery September the
first with a view of erecting the hos
pital as a private enterprise.
Dr. Binion stated Tuesday that it
was the desire of him nnd his as
sociates to give Milledgeville one ol
the host hospitals to be found any
where and it was with this idea in
view that they combined their of-
1300 GIRLS AT
Beauty Specials Arrive Tuesday
for Fall Term. Official Opening
Wednesday Morning At
Thirteen hundred Georgia girlf
were present Wednesday morning
when the first chapel exercises of
the Georgia State College tor Wo
men for the term of 1928-29 were
called to order by Dr. J. L. Beeson,
president of the college.
Two special ♦rains laden with the
young women from all sections of
the state arrived in the city Tuesday
and all dormitories wore filled. Hur
rying to and from the campus pre
sented n scene of excitement as old
grils greeted friends and new girls
were given a welcome to the campus.
The Y. W. C. A. had special charge
of the welcoming and a special com
mittee in each dormitory was present
to greet the students.
Members of the faculty had arrived
Monday and everyhting was in
rcadincMi to open the college.
Class assignments and schedules
were begun Wednesday morning in
pito of the large number of new
freshmen, students were being rapid
ly placed and active work began
Chapel exercises Wednscday morn
ing featured the welcome program.
Dr. J. L. Beeson, acting for the first
full capacity as President
gave the girls a welcome to the col
ie invocation was made nnd
scripture was rend by Rev. H. D.
Warnock, pastor of the First Baptist
Mr. M. S. Bell, Secretary and
Treasurer of the Board of Trustees,
welcomed the girls on behalf of the
Board. He aiaured Dr. Beeson of
the hearty support of the board mem
bers and urged a spirit of co-opera
tion among faculty and 'tudents.
Rev. Geo. B. Thompson, represent
ing the ministers of the city, Dr. E.
H. Scott, the faculty of the college,
Mins Gussie Tabb, the alumnae; Col.
George S. Roach, G. M. C., Miss
Annie Moore Daughtry, the Y. W. C.
A., and Mias Fay Sessions, the senior
class of the college, all assured the
girls of a cordial welcome to the col
lege and Milledgeville.
During the approaching weeks the
young women of the college will be
entertained by the churches of the
WORK ON NEW SEWERAGE
LINE AT STATE FARM
The work of putting in a new
erage line at the State Prison Farm
is in progress. Two linen will be laid,
one from the female building nnd
the other from the male building,
with which one from the hospital will
connect. Both these lines will empty
into Fishing Creek some distance be
low the pumping station of the
The plan for the sewerage lines
was made by the city engineers, the
its wake, in Palm Beach, West Palm i Harwood Bebee Co., and it is being
, Left Fo<
Sheriff S. L. Terry, who is in
Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, will
on Friday morning undergo an opera-
tion amputating his foot. The an
nouncement that the phy.-*icians had
decided that this operation would be
necessary was heard in this city
Thursday, and caused regret to his
friends. Mrs. Terry has been in At
lanta the past several days with Mr.
Sheriff Terry is one of Baldwin
County’s* most popular citizens, nnd
has filled the office of Sheriff for
a number of y*ras.
and the Lake Okeechce District, the
death total mounted to over three
hundred with an enormous loss.
It lashed the sea coast towns of
Georgia and S. C., nnd extended into
the interior of State diminishing in
Mrs. J. H. Ennis was appointed by
Mr. T. J. Swint Secretary of the
Executive CotmnKcee, as a delegate
to the Twentieth Senatorial Con
vention which is being held in Sand-
ersville today (Thursday.)
The Convention will nominate Mr.
J. E. Hyman, thereby ratifying the
choice of the voters of Washington
county as expressed in the primary
put down under the supervision of
In order that the work might pro
ceed at once, and not wait for an
additional appropriation from the
State, when the*- legislature meet?
next June, the city of Milledgvcille
has agreed to finance the project,
and will be reimbursed when the
This is a wine move on the part of
the City Council.
IMPROVEMENTS AT WATER
The two new pomps ordered for
the City Water Station by the City
Council some time ago, have arrived
MRS. JULIAN WILSON
DIED SATURDAY MORNING
n obile Accident
Mrs. Julian Wilson died at her
home in this city Saturday morning,
as the result of injuricj* received in
an automobile accident on the 28th
of August The accident occurred
in East Baldwin, when the car in
which Mrs. Wilson was riding, with
several others, turned over, and she
was badly burned by gasoline. Dur
ing the time elapsing between the
accident and her death her suffering
was intense, and and she received the
tender care of physicians, loved ones
Services were conducted by Rev.
J. F .Yarbrough at Jos A Moore's
Funeral Home early Sunday after
noon, and the remains accompanied
by relatives and friends were carried
to Forsyth, where the funeral and
burial services were held.
Mrs. Wiluon before her marriage
was Miss Clara Collins, a daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Collins, who
recently came to this city from
She is survived by her husband and
two small children, her parent? and
one brother and two sisters*.
The sympathy of our people have
gone out to those who have been so
About one hundred and twenty-five
bales of cotton have been brought
t othe local market this season.
Middling cotton wa;: bringing 16
5-8 eta. today.
The Woodrow Wilson Service Star
Legion will meet next Tuesday after-
_ . .... noon September 25th, at 4:30 with
and been installed at the plant. An- Mrs. Chas L. Moore,
other chlorinator has also been put: Every member is urged to start
in. These additions greatly improve j the new year by being present at the
the plant. J meeting.
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