Baldwin County Goes Over Top in
Drive for Flood Relief. Total
Passes $400. Mark
Early in The Week
fUN DS STILL NEEDED IN FLA.
Plans Being Made for. Annual Roll
Call. Organization Meeting
Ee Held at Early Date
Roll Call Nov. 11th
>unty went over the top
eek in their drive for
funds for the Red Cross Flood Relief
r the storm stricken area of Florida.
A total of $424.50 has been raised,
th.' sum passing the quota mark by
The response to the call that was
made by the local chapter last week
was given a splendid response stated
Mr. L. C. Hall, Treasurer. The peo
ple have given readily and we have
had not trouble making our part iu
this splendid charity.
The young ladies of the Georgia
State College for Women mude a
contribution of $107.00 to the cause
Monday morning. A box was placed
at the entrance to the auditorium
Saturday night and the young ladies
gave their donations aw they filed
into the auditorium to attend a pic
Copt. J. H. Ennis made a donation
of $5.00 to the cause. This fact is
called to. the attention of the public
due to a mistake in the list of con
tributors ftnblTAhed last week in
which. Capt. Ennis was credited with
fifty cent*: This shovli* been
T. H. Ennis: Wm •
Plans are bviqjf .pcrfectelmor the
annual roll calt t^rat vfcill begin Nov.
l^th. An organization meeting will
be held with# the poxt few days.
*W> have hjade donations during th'-
■week, • jjv : v* «
1. A .< htunbers, $lio> a'S ‘.C. \V.
SlOTrOO: Amanda- Johnson, $5.00;
Homer llivins, $5.00; Miss Jnnic
Bin ford, $2.00; J. H. Harding. $1.00?
G ■ w t -$r.oo-; -J. H. Ennis,*
New Company Purchases Water
Power, and The Oconee Electric
Light and Power Co., is
Judge J. B. Park was in the city
Monday and held a special session of
The court was held for the pur
pose of hearing the petition of the
Oconee Electric Light and Pbwer
Co., to surrender its charter and be
dissolved as a corporation. Judge
Park granted the petition.
The Oconee Electric Light and
Power Co., was organized a number
of years ago, and purchased Fur
man Shoals, the water rights there
with, and n number of acres of land
The Company has recently sold the
above property and the title thereto
to the Apalactian Development C.o.
This Company in now having a sur
vey made of the shoals and the lands
it will be necessary for them to pur
chase should the power be developed.
A SPECIAL TRAIN MAY RUN
TO AUGUSTA OCTOBER 20
Large Crowd May Go from City to
Witness Football Game Between
G. M. C. and Richmond
Mr. W. W. Snow, district Passeng
er Agent of hte Georgia Railroad
was in the city Tuesday.
The object of Mr. Snow’s visit was
j to make arrangements to run a
special train from this city to Augus
ta On tuv 20th of October, when G.
M .C. and Richmond Academy will
meet in a football game.
The train will be prdvided if one
hundred'tickfty are ‘sold:
The game between G. M. C. and
Rirhmoml Academy will be one of the
•hardest fougfit of the season, as both
teams will be intfee fight to win.
Those of . our citizens who wish to
go to Augusta on thatdatc njight
confer with Coach Rentz.
-b. J. Lurnnr,
G. S. C. W. LYCEUM SEASON
OPENS NEXT WEEK OCT. J'lTH
Fir.t Show Scheduled for Thursday
Night. New Broom* Tit'e of
Pl*y for Opening Performance
will officially open the Lyceum «a-
-'•n at the Georgia State College for
Women on next Thursday night, Oc*..
An attractive season of shows; lec
tures and musical numbers hns been
arranged for the college this year.
The season will include twelve or
"•ore performances with a number
"f moving pictures of prom?-«• nee.
The first show is a clever comedy
that is packed with laughs. It had
8 long run in both New York and
Hiicago and on the Lyceum circuit
r -as met with popular apprbval.
A block of season tickets for the
m Milledgeville are now on
‘•t!'-. Thesq tickets are being sold
attractive prices and will admit
'-h<- l older to all performances.
COTTON SELLING AT 18 3-8 CTS.
'• estimated thnt the number of
i cotton that will be marketed
dgcville this year will fall
? " r h rt of last year.
T' re «have been received to date
ven hundred balesi. Cotton
lling today middling 18 3-8 cts.
Opens Friday P. M.
Cochran A. & M. Form Opposition for First Came. Johnny Broadnax
Hopes for Victory. Game Promises Thrilling Session
With one of the largest opening
day crowds in many years expected,
G. M. C. will prize the lid off the
1928 football season Friday after
noon, having the Cochran Aggies, one
of the strongest teams in the South
ern part of the state as the opposi
Cochran having played their open
ing game last Friday defeating the
Lanier High team, loom up as danger
ous foes for the cadet eleven in their
baptism for this year. They come to
Milledgeville rated as the best in
South Georgia. They come classed
as the strongeyt contenders for the
state title that South Georgia has to
•offer. They come a powerful eleven
of seasoned men, fast and furious to
continue their march to a champion
ship and they don’t mean for the
red and black eleven to put a black
mark across it.
Coach Broadnax, Rentz, et al.. have
wasted no time in developing the nia.
terial they have. Daily scrimmages
have been the order of things all
thi.y week,and it has been no res!
the squad on Davenport field.
Injuries have been a big handicap
to the Coaches thus far. Sore
clcs, and twisted joints have caused
mentors a bit of worry and it is
with sleepless nights that they face
the opening game. All varsity are
expected to start in the opening
game however and Milledgeville fans
can rest assured they will see a
flashy team in the field. A wealth
of backs are at the disposal of the
coaches and probably all of them will
have the oppor:unity to show their
stuff. Rich, Wynne, Gunnells aud
Kanupp will probabiy be used to
start with, Roberson. Wilson. Guill,
Forse and a few more held for the
second round. Capt. Fat Smith will
lead the team on the field, playing
tackle with Minor, Roberts, Prince,
Crunibley, Beck and Huigdon making
up the rest of the line.
The game begins at 3:30 and the
admission is seventy-five cents. The
new athletic field will be opened to
the public for the first time and it is
supposed it will be filled. Comfort
able seatsi are at least an
On Account of Lack of Money Exhibits Best in Yean. AU
from Highway Department I Departments Filled. Ladies’
Building Macon Road Department EspeciaDy
The work of building the Macon- G. S. C. W. GIRLS RUSH FAIR
Grey highway will be discontinued |
This action was decided upon Tues
day by the Commissioners at their
meeting Tuesday, after an executive
session lasting for some time. The
diwontinance of the work was made
necessary because the Commissioners
who are building the road could not
i fact i
DELEGATES OFF TO STATE
CONVENTION IN MACON
► Be Nominated
ERANTLY MILLS DIED
He Had Served
for Forty-Eight Yei
Brnntly Mills, or
county’s best know
suddenly at his honi
• 1st. His death was
n heart attack, which
n without warning,
he was called by every
•ed as janitor at the
for forty-eight years,
•mployed by Judge P.
B. Sanford. Ordinary, before the
present court house was erected. He
was faithful in the discharge of his
duties, and courteous to every one.
He was known by more people than
any negro in Baldwin county.
The members of the local bar, and
county officers attended the funeral
services, which were held at Flaggs
Chapel Monday afternon, in a body.
sent floral offerings.
r-iinfnll during the month of
uibor was 5.06 inches. This is
an average. The rainfall dur-
month of August wsa an ex-
FOURTH QUARTERLY CONFER
ENCES NEAR AT HAND
Dr. Elam F. Dempsey. Presiding
Elder of the Oxford District, will
soon pay the Methodist churches of
Milledgeville and Baldwin county his
last official visit of the Conference
He has announced that the fourth
quarterly conference of the Milledge
ville Circuit will be held at Hope-
well church Saturday October 13th.
The Conferences of the Milledge
ville charge will be held the after
noon of Sunday. October 14th, and
of *he Midway charge in the evening
of that day.
The dat*9 of these conferences is
The Baldwin coup*« delejraMon to
the.-State Democratic «jonvention for
tho-:nomination of. Governor Hard
man and ’State house officers, will
leave-this city early tomorrow for
the first se.ssio’i’of the convention.
Tbq delegation include?- Mr. W.
L. RfUchie. Dr/-IjL D. Allen. Jr., Mrs.
C. A. GUe* R. L- Garland, Walter
Hemphill;' Jlart Wilson, Mrs. E. A.
Tigncr and M7-E. Webb. It ifc under
stood the- enlird delegation will be
•present at' the convention.
’ Baldwin county went to Governor
Hardman by a large majority and the
delegation to represent the county at
the convention will be among an en
thusiastic crowd to notify the Gover
nor of the choice of his party.
A jury in the Hancock Superior
Court returned a verdict Inst Thurs
day night .iving John Gilbert, negro,
held for the murder of Clinton Ivey,
only one yenr. Mr. Ivey who rerided
in Milledgeville, was traveling along
the highway between here and Mil
ledgeville on Saturday night several
months ago and had a head-on colli.y.
ion with the Gilbert negro. Both
were driving Ford touring cars and
according to the evidence the negro
was on the wrong «de of the road
and driving at a reckless speed. Mr.
Ivey was fatally injured and died in
the Milledgeville Hospital the next
day. Other members of his family
in the car were seriously injured al
so. hut have recovered. The negroey
escaped with minor injuries. The
grand jury found a true hill against
Gilbert Tor murder but the jury gave
him the lightest possible sentence for
involuntary manslaughter. The ne
gro claimed the steering wheel locked
and caused the accident, but this was
never subytantiated. Both cars were
EASTERN STAR CHAPTER TO
BE ORGANIZED HERE
Preminary Meetiug to Be Held at
Masonic Club Next Thur.day
Night. Mason Wive* Invited
A pieniinury organization of the
Ol der of the Eastern Star is planned
for next Thursday night when a num-
.hereof women will meet .with .mem
ber* of the Masonic Fraternity. •
The Order is a- sisttff organization
to'the Mason<‘*nnd fhe membership
will be confined to wives ql Masons.
It is understood a large number of
women will he present to outline
pinny for the organization here.
Mrs. J. T. McMullen and Mrs.
John Riley are lending in the organ
ization and they have requested all
women interested to attend the meet,
FORMER MILLEDGEVILLE MEN
PR0MIENT IN NEW ORLEANS
Exhibit, Judged Wednesday.
Baldwin School Children Take
in Fair All Day Tnetday
The Middle Georgia Fuir being held
here this week is proving to Iks the
get the money agreed upon by the j m0 st yuccessful Fair ever held in
state Highway Department. The I^c*-' Baldwin or any adjoining county,
partment is due the Commissioners Thf? ex hibits are very good in spite
a large sum of money. Approximat- OI bad business conditions generally,
ing thirty thousand dollars. The I and the exhibjt baIIs arc crow ded
Commissioner* have not received any t to capaci ty. Exhibits were entered
money from the Department in aov- fr0 „, c „ ch „ f lh „ „ djol „ ins countie,
eral months, and the last payment m wel| ns „ |lmK nunlbcr of exhibits
execedinply small one. The ] from Bnl<lwin Cmlnty .
Monday was opening day. All ex-
I hibits were in place by noon Monday
1 the Carnival was on the ground
possible. The failure
complete the highway t
.great disappointment to the county
The highway has been built to
where it enters the former road
abou: half mile beyond the home of
Mr. F. E. Watson.
The discontinuance of this highwny
will reduce the payroll for labor
about $900.00 per month.
THE CITY COUNCIL WAS
IN SESSION MONDAY
nd Order Pa.inf Bond. In
ceptfon'of Alddrrfmn L. M.” Andrews.
The regular routine business was
transacted: an ordiunce was passed
authorizing the *litying of *scwer*Hne
on* Eust Montgomery* street’to Cbn-
neet with the line on Elborl street.
Paving bonds Were ordered issued
In the following zontx: 18, 22, 26, 27,
28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 35, 43, 45 aiftl 46.
Ah adjourned meeting of the
Council will be held next- Monday
and open for business Monday after
noon. Tuesday was schooj day, and
the grounds thronged with school chil
dren admitted free from this section.
Wednesday was Judges Day when
all exhibits were judged.
Mbs Katherine Lanier, Home
Demonstration Ap?nt in Georgia, of
Savannah, Georgia, territory was in
charge of the judging of the Women’s
Department and The Home Econo
mics Department of both the white
and colored ilepartmenls. MS*®
Lanier was high in her praise of the
manner in which the Women’s De
partment was conducted. She stated
that not only did the Women’# De
partment of the Milledgeville Fair
comprfre favorably with> the larger
Fair®,'but that the ex&ibits were ar
ranged more- orderly apd displayed
’ The Oit^'Council met in regular
monthly session Monday afternoon.
• ‘ TKc* Mayor and the full Board of
Aldettflen were*firesent Vlth’the *x- bitter than any Ciir.wlrte she hod
NURSES WILL MEET SATURDAY
The annual meeting of the Third
District Georgia State Nursed As
sociation will be held Saturday, Oc
tober 6th, 3 P. M. at Brantley Hall, against him
State Sanitarium. together
Officers will be elected at this
onth ^before the Nor.h Georgia mce ting.
REV. J. H. FARR
T . H. Farr preached at the
' church Sunday evening,
■ dieted prayer meeting Wed-
• ning. Mr. Farr is servnig
"f the Milledgeville Circuit
o 'nsecutive year, and ha®
influence felt <or good.
Conference convenes in Atlanta and
the churches will have the business
of the year well in hand.
The officials will he named for the
SCHOOL TRUSTEES ELECTED
H. G. Posey and W. E. HodgeB
A full attendance is urged.
The County Commissioners of
Baldwin County will on next-Mon-
day at 10 o’clock receive bids to sal-
age and rebuild the bridge
At a recent meeting of the
Orleans, La., Rotary Club. Mr. El-|
bert Bivins was introduced » the j
civic organization by another former
rintive of this city, Mr. Oscar Wilden. |
Both these men are active in the,
civic and social life of New Orleans Chairman of the State Prison Com-
and hnve many friends here who arej mission, died at the Blackburn Sani-
interested in them. j ‘ariu min Atlanta Tuesday afternon
In introducing Mr. Bivins. Mr. with his third term on the prlnm
Whilden had the following to say: board drawing to a close. Judge
“Your Honor President Adam, and HaVison was overwhelmingly nomi-
Fellows—Another great pleasure be-1 -™ted in the primary of September
falls my lot, *tis not the pleasu
and honor of having you all play i
sour jokes and poking fun t
the esteemed privilege of
ing to you our new membc-,
Bivin-, (ttund up, Elbert!), whom of the Pri,on Commlwoln since 1911,11
you now h -hold. Look him over and an ‘i greatly Improved the penal, population of Baldwin and adjoining
iudge for yourselves. system of the State of which he wa-- counties.
Elbert is 37 years old. and is as fully familiar. | Thursday afternoon was given over
fine a Georgia Cracker as ever de- Judge Davison in performance of to the young ladies of the Georgia
scended from the Red Hills of that his duties frequently visited the State College for Women and the
State. He is a worthy addition to State Prison Farm, and was well grounds were crowded with them,
our membership and Rotary needs known in this city and county. All riding devices and several ‘hows
The news of his death was hear<! were thrown open to them, and the
with keen regret by Judge Dunaway young ladies had tho time of their
and other officials at the farm, and lives.
by the people of Milledgeville gen-, Friday afternon the Old Fiddlers
crally. contest will be staged and the col-
The fun ral sendees will be hel l ored Harmonica Players will have a
at Woodvilie this (Thursduy) after- contest,
noon, and will be attended by Judg<-' County Farm Agent. E.
! Cairman of Prison Commission
Funeral This Afternoon
Judge Robert Emmett Da’
2th for anothrr term.
Judge Davison’s home was at
but Woodvilie, where he had lived all
roduc- °t liis life. He was boro October
■r Elbert 1 14th, 1854. He has been a member
judged. Mrs. F. W. Hendrickr
-son. Superintendent of the Women’s
Department, and assistant Mrs. R. E.
Lawnence, together with'. several
ladies who asristed them, worked un
tiringly to get the Women’s Depart
ment organized and handled effeci-
ently thi* year; and the Judges were
high in their praise of results ac
Dr. J. M. Sutton,' Slate Veterinari
an. and Dr. C .C. Von Gremp, A.-aist-
ant Veterinarian of the State. Judg
ed the Livestock Department. While
the Livestock Department was not or
u par with tl • other Departments,
yet the :-xhibi\s were much greater
in number than last yenr. The
Judges were very much pleased with
the showing made.
, Mr. Jones Purcell, Agricultural
Atlanta.. | Department, and Professor J. H.
Wood of the State College of Agricul
ture, the Poultry Department. Both
of these Departments made an excell
One of the best Departments of
the fair thie year was the colored
Department in charge of Colored
County Farm Agent, W. W. Hatcher.
All of the Judges were unanimous
in their praise of this Department
and it ranked along with the best De
partments of the Fair. Hatcher
demonstrated by the iarge number
of community exhibits from adjoin
ing counties the value of the work
that he is doing among the colored
is with the classification of Phono-
rruph Company. Not only can he
speak for himself but his records do
ipeak for themselves.
“The only thing that can be said
hat he and I grew up
e good old State of
Georgia at Milledgeville, and we have* Dunaway, Capt. Burke, .Capt. Smith smith, is in charge of the 01<1 Fiddlers
known each other all of hi* 37 years, ^nd others from this section. Com’ention which will take place at
Elbert and I played baseball together, \ ;00 P. M., and which is open to
attended the same school, swam in DELEGATES TO THE KIWANIS fiddlers from Bnldwin and all adjoin-
the same swimming hole, played CONVENTION # ing counties. All arrangements are
hooky from school and »itole wnter- Messrs. J. A. Horne and W. II. in charge of Mr. Nesmith. The col-
melonv tog;-her and loved the same Amall have been named as delegates ored harmonica contest is in charge
girl, whom neither one of us got. You by the Milledgeville Kiwanis Club t > of Colored Agent Hatcher and will
doubtless know thnt ut Milledgeville the District Convention, which wi!i take place at G:0G P. M. Friday af-
therc are located several State In- assemble in Athens October I8t2\ ternoon.
sjiiution^, including the Georgia Nor- Dr. H. D. Allen, Jr., nnch Dr. W. T , The L. T. Heth Shows, the Cam:-
1 ted School Trustees in the j Fishing Creek on the lower Macon msl and Irdu-trinl School for girl Wynn are the alternates. Col. Er- val which is furnishing attract!
Union'Point District Friday, and A.. road. This bridm* was wrecked dnr- j -.he Georeia Military College for boy- win Sibley, who 1. a trustee, will for tho fair, la by far the cleanest
B. Echols in the Cooporvilie District, j tag the highwatcr several weeks ago.