MMinile, Gt., October 11, 192S
Consolidated in 1878
Wednesday to Be
Our Printing Day
r r,X'"»“™Vr CONTRACT LETTO
Anttin Bros. Bridge Co., Will
Salvage and Replace Steel
Frame Over Fishing Creek
The contract to salvage and erect
the steel frame of the bridge
Fishing Creek on the lower Macon
road was awarded to the Austin Bros.
Bridge Co., of Atlanta for $2,976.00,
by the County Commissioners at a
meeting held Monday morning.
There were three bids submitted
the Commissioners, and the con
tract awarded to the lowei* bidder.
Successful bidder was required to
bond for double the amount of
contract. The work is to start with-
week, and be completed within
This onage was washed out and
badly damaged during the recent
flood, which caused Fishing Creek
l a rampage.
The Union Recorder, with this issue
fhanc- - its press-day from Thur«dny
afternoon to Wednesday afternoon,
heinc issued through the mails Thurs-
The change was deeided upon by
.j, e managers of the paper this week,
Jheir ren*on for this change being to
p ivo their advertisers benefit of the
full circulation of paper. Realizing
that many of the people in the trad
ing territory were not receiving the
paper in time to take advantage of
th* Saturday bargains offered by the
merchants, the date was changed.
The Recorder, with a circulation well
over 2.000, goes into the Miiledgeville
trading territory, covreing pratically
every home to be reached by the
merchants here. Toomsboro, Gordon,
McIntyre, Devcreaux, Haddock, Ivey
and the districts where a large per
cent of the trade to this city
drawn are thoroughly circulated by
Studying their field continuously
and keeping in active touch with the
trend of both reader .and advertiser,
the editors of paper reached their
conclusion to make this change after
a complete survey, and believe it to
be of benefit both to reader and ad
With the full interest of the many
hundreds of people the paper serves
at heart, the management keeps it
self alert to the necessary improve
ments to give all concerned the best
■ of service. Brondckifng obr field,
continioudy we endeavor to serve
every interest in this and surround
The p.-egre— of the iwper is xital
to the growth of Miiledgeville and
Baldwin county was the opinion of
the editors and' being conspcious of
this fact they ask the co-operation
of their clientile which includes
Correspondents of the paper who
live nut of the city, will please have
ill copy in the office of the Union
THE FAIR ENDED
The Exhibits Good Under Enttinf
Conditions. Well Patronised
by Public in Spite of String
ent Money Conditions
Roud Up This Week Included Two
Large Stills. BooUeuer
Captured With Quantity
of Pear Brandy
DEMOCRATS ARRANGE TO
RECEIVE AL SMITH
I. Radi. Hook-up M.k.i
te to Get Speech Here.
Electric Co., to Here
The Fair closed Saturday night.
The grounds were crowded untij the
closing hours. ,
Heth’s Carnival Company furnish
ed the amusement*, and it was as
good company as perhaps could be
secured. It carried a great variety
of shows, riding device** and other
The exhibits were varied, and farm
products', poultry, stock, dairy pro-
ducts, preserves, Isewing, domestic
articles, etc., were well displayed.
The Union Recorder hoped it would
be able to publish in this issue a par
tial list, at least, of the prize awards,
but it was found impossible to do
This will probably be done in later
All interested in the management
of the fair worked untiringly to make
meeting of the Directors was
held Tuesday night, and a review
made of the business of the Atsocia-
They feel that under condi
tions existing that the fair was a
success both as to the exhibits and
financial results attained.
The Treasurer was instructed to
mail out checks as rapidly as possi
ble to all premium winners.
FIRST MONTHS WORK ENDED
AT G. M. C.
Report* Go Out of Work Done During
First of Term. Students Hard
at Work and Progre.t Made
Reports for the first month of the
scholastic year will go cut Friday,
acmrdnig to an announcement todnv
from the office of the G?orgia Mili
While the system of grading is
essentially the same as heretofore,
one difference will be noticed in the
marking. The grad** A sub-four repre
sents work that is valued from 96-
ino*. A sub-three represents a grade
from 90-94; B sub-two is work from
86-89; B sub-orie represents work
from 80-84; C work is valued from
"9*80; and D work is unsatisfactory
Each li tter carries with it the num
ber of “merits” indicated by the sub
number. A student who receives as
many as eight “merits” in the same
sulyect during the term, provided his
ni' vhly averages are high and his
XX review grade satisfactory, will
l " f-used from the final oxnmina-
* " !1 in that subject. It is believed
‘bat this exemption will prove nn
1no-- »j V p to the students to do their
1 " ' work throughout the term. In
ri « “ will a student be excused
’ m ‘he final examination if his re-
v 1 -v work, which precedes the final
‘•lamination, falls below his regular
Th reports for the first month of
l b' chool year indicate earnest appli-
c at:nn «n the part of the majority of
l be students. The school authorities
are well pleased with the first show
ing made by most of the students.
The Democratic League of Bald
win County has arranged with Clif
ton Adams Electric Company to have
a large loud speaker hooked to one
of the latest model radios to leceive
Al Smith Louisville, Ky., speech Sat
Governor Smith comes »uth
Thursday and will make his only
speech Saturday night in Louisville,
Ky. The radio hook-up will give
everybody in America the opportun
ity to hear him and the Democrats
of Baldwin county will be given the
opportunity. The speaker will be
placed in front of the Adam Com
pany. The exact hour of the speech
has not been made known, but this
announcement will be made by circu.
lars Saturday afternoon.
has been appointed Vice-
of the Georgia Education
iati n from the Tenth Con-
,J " : District by President II- B.
ilr. Bivins will have charge
■ rollmeirt in his district.
EPW0RTH LEAGUE HAS
interesting Meeting Being Held Each
Sunday Evening «t Methodsit
The Epwnrth League has resumed
its activities after the summer month:
and are holding largely attended
meetings Sunday evenings in the
Sunday School room of the Metho
A large crowd was present Sunday
evening, and a most interesting pro
gram rendered under direction of
Miss Bertie Stembridge. An entertain
ing and instructive talk wns made by
Miss Rosa Burch, and Mrs. Edyth
Gibson sang a beautiful solo with
Mrs. Paul Elliott at the piano. Both
the talk and song were greatly
Mr. Geo B. Moore will have charge
of the program next Sunday evening.
MILLEDGEVILLE WOMAN ON
Mrs. Carlise Giles, who
delegate from thin county,
Democratic Convention, was named
as n member of the State Committee
from the Tenth Congressional Dis
trict. Mrs. Giles is the wife of Col.
Carlisle Giles, Solicitor of the Bald
win County Court, and was before
her marriage Miss Macken, of Sparta.
Liquor raids during the post week
end resulted in the capture of two
large stills, the two operators and a
boot legger with a quantity of Pear
Dumas Lawson, negro, wns caught
Friday night operating a 35 gallon
still on the Fraley’* Ferry' road. Du
mas was at the still, and had run
cut two gallons of whiskey. Three
sixty gallons barrels of beer were
also confiscated in the raid.
Sunday afternoon, the officers
raided a still just off the Milledge-
ville-Sparta road being operated by
Lucius Eubanks, a white mun. The
still was a sixty gallon copper out
fit and was running at full steam
when the officers made the raid.
Four sixty gallon barrels of beer
Monday night, Jule Ellis
caught with five gallons of pear
Officer J. T. Terry led the raids
with F. M. Broom and Tom Brake
assisting him. All the confiscated
beer and liquors were brought to the
city and added to the large collection
that has been accumulated due to the
Clarkesville Aggies Gridiron
Foe In Second Game Friday
C. M. C. from Lut Week* Victory Hoot Srouf Oppoiilion for Tlu»
Wck-cnd. CUrkesriRc Holdi Riverside to Two Truckdowo
scored one themselves showing their
offense is nothing to be laughed at.
The Clarkesville team should be
twenty per cent better this week af
ter having gone through their initial
game and many of the rough places
The game Friday promises another
good afternoon of the pig skin scram
ble. The fans here are being served
a rather classy schedule, every foe
being strong and dangerous to the
cadets. As the season progresses the
enthusiasm will increase it is certain
because of the flashy team fiiown by
the red and black.
Hostilities will begin at three thir
ty. Scats are plentiful and a gigantic
crowd is expected.
Coach Johnny Broadnax and hir**-
sistants turned toward next Friday’s
game with the Clarkesville Aggies
leaving their first game and victory
behind them, another aggressive foe
having loomed on the horizon for the
The G. M. C. team showed a strong
offense and a rather stubborn de
fend in their first gnme of the sea
son last Friday, the general play of
the team being pleasing to coaches
and fan.-- The cadet eleven is be
ing run through a stiff pratice sche
dule this week to ward off the foe
that is due here next Friday.
Clarkesville in their first game of
the season gave Riverside the scare of
Ujeir lives. They held the powerful
cadet eh ven to two touch downs and
Dr. Webber, Den of G. S. C. W.,
la an Addreu Before The
Rotary Club of Suabury, Pi.,
Psychology will play its part in the
1928 political campaign declared Dr.
George Harris Webber, dean of the
Women’s college, Georgia State Uni
versity in nn address before the Sun-
bury Rotary at the Susquehanna Val
ley country club last night.
Taking as hi* subject “Psychology
of today,” he showed how the science
has practical applications In modern
life, and to every individual.
So far ns the presidential cam
paign is concerned, he said the po
litical party making the strongest
appeal to the emotions of the great
mass of American voters will like
ly be returned the victor at the fall
Elections. The millions of voters
in the United States rae n
point where they can be swayed to
one side or the other by some popular
move, and he predicted that experts
In “mob psychology”, would have
profound influence in the political
moves that will be made in the next
The speaker for the greater part
dwelt on *ma!-adjustmcnt” in
individual, and showed how many ab
normal condition* are slow in develop
ment in persons, probably starting in
“The modern home has been de
scribed as merely a “filling station’
where the family stop for food ond
shelter while on the move,” he said.
’Never was true mental balance
needed more than now. I nm remind
ed of a Japanese proverb which is
"The legs of the stork are long. The
legs of the duck are short You
’t make the stork's legs short o
the duck’s legs long. Why worry?
You can’t correct the’ ills and evils
of the world, but you can correct
those in yourselves. Ask yourself
‘Am I out of adjustment, and if
where?’ Nearly every person has
some maladjustment, which he
correct if he recognizer it."
G. S. C. W. Girls On Annual
A NEGRO SHOT SUNDAY
between Dcmpuey Dean,
anu Jim Johnson on the Hill place
in the Western part of thet county
Sunday resulted in Dean seriously
and prehnps fatally shooting John
son. The officers were notified am.
went to the scene of the shooting,
but Dean had made his e-cape before
their arrival. It is reported that
Johnson is in a serious condition.
Young Ladies' March to Tremor’s
Meadows and Spent Pleasant
Hours. All Have Time of
One of the most pleasant events
that comes into the life of the G. S.
C. W. rtudent body is the annual
hike. The hike always comet- so
within a few weeks after the opening
of the college for the fall term, and
the former students look forward to
the time, and the new students hear
about it as soon nil they enter co!l»g».
The nnual hike took place Mon
day af'frnoon, and more than
twelve hundred girls marched from
the college to Trcanor’.- Meadow on
th<? East side of the Oconee River.
The line was a long one, extending
from the college to the river bridge,
as the young ladies marched through
the business section of th? city. All
business was suspended, and Mer
chants, clerks and customers stood
in front of the stores to see them
pass by. It was a wonderful sight
for in the line were more than twelve
hundred of Georgia's brightest and
Dr. J. L. Beeson, President, Mr.
which had been received from stations
placed all along the route.
The Treanor Meadows is located
along the banks of the Oconee River,
and is an ideal place for an outing.
All formalities were forgotten, and
the girls joined in having the time of
their lives-, college songs were sung
groups of students put on various
stunts, they waded in the placid
ters of the Oconee and played various
tricks on each other. Before leaving
the meadow they were served with
weiners and cold drinks.
“When night had let her curtain
down and pinned it with a star,’
return march to the college wns com
menced, with college yells, and cln.-is
songs, which came from joyous
hearts, ringing through the air the
campus was reached, and ice cream
ard cake was served to the tired, but
The hike was over, but pleasant
memories will linger long, and long
after college days are over the 1928
hike will come back to the minds of
all who participated.
Accuses I. L. Burra of Milra
Georgia of Beiog Frartk Mu
ia Bud Who Hogged Him
Jim Ancles, Baldwin county farm-
, who was flogged last May by a
band of four men, swore out a war-
rent Tuesday for I. I* Barron, of
Millen, Ga., who he says was the
fourth man in the party who whipped
him, having previously accused Levi
Smith, Fountain Hardy and L W.
Hubbard of the crime.
Angles came to town Tuesday and
swore out the warrant for Barron
after he had learned his name he
said. He Btated that he had seen the
several times since last May,
but could not learn hit. name.
Hardy was tried for his part In
the crime last July and acquitted by
Angles was taken from his homo
i the night of May 2nd, and brutal
ly beaten. He was brought to the
City Hospital where he was confin
ed several weeks. Warrants were
sworn out for Hardy, Smith and
Hubbard, the victim being unable to
tell the name of the fouth man whom
he said was in the band. His action
Tuesday came as a surprise.
ORGANIZATION BEING PER
FECTED TO START RED
Baldwin County Tubercolorit Amoc
lion With P. T. A. Taking
Charge of Seal Sale
Organization plans were being
completed to launch the annual Red
Cross seal atle which is schedule to
begin November 11th, the Baldwin
county Tubcrcolosis Association und
the Pafent Teachers Association
taking charge of the sale.
Dr. H. D. Allen, Jr., Secretary
stated that a number of lettres
would be mailed out this week with
a number of the seals so that every
person could have the opportunity to
The organization is urging tha
people not only buy seals, but use
them on their letters and packages
The active campaign will open
November 11th, And last through
Ail persons interested are asked
to get in touch with Dr. Allen, Dr.
T. M. Hall, County Chairman, or Mr.
R. W. Hatcher.
WADE JOHNSON COMMUTED
Gov. L. G. Hardman in an order
issued last Saturday commuted the
, sentence of Wade Johnson to life
L. S. Fowler, Bursar, Members of the- , i mpr j BO nment. Gov. Hardman stated
Faculty, and nc'rf -is, had nertocte' 1 j n |jj s orf j cr that Johnson had been
ngement- to the yuon
ladies t ie time of their lives. Each
one of t‘ie young ladies carried a boy.
and wF n they arrived at the mea
dows these boxes had been filled
with cpu-V.-Icncr'es. fruit-, etc.,
pronounced mentally irresponsible
by Drs. R. G. Swint, Dr. T. M. Hall,
Pr. Richard Binion and Dr.
“On the Campus of G. S. C. W."
n column of interesting news happen
ings on the campus of the Georgia
State College for Women will be
added feature each week in the Un
ion Recorder. The column will be
edited by Miss Mary Roby a member
of the journalism class of the college
and the first column will appear next
DR. E. A. TIGNER NAMED AN
Well-kn»wn "ilUdfavilU Man to Ba
on Democratic Ticket. C. C*
Brantley From State-at-large
Dr. E. A. Tigner, of Miiledgeville,
as named as the elector from the
Tenth District to go on the Demo
cratic ticket by the Convention in
Macon last Friday.
Mr. C. C. Brantley, editor of the
Valdosta Times, a former Milledge-
villc citizen, and a member of the
Board of Trustees of the Georgia
State Sanitarium, was named as an
elector from the statc-at-largc.
The following are the electors:
From the state-at-large—Judge
John S. Candler, DeKalb county, and
C. C. Brcr.tlc;-, Lowndes county. Al
ternator— H. T. McIntosh, Albany;
Milwce Owcrr, Augusta.
First district—Judge Samuel
Adams, Savannah. Alternate, Green
S. Johnson, Bulloch county.
Second district—L. D. Passmore,
Sylvester, Alternate, Mr*. S. T.
Third district—E. A. Rogers, Ash-
bum. Alternate. Miss Emily Wood
Fourth district—W. R. Jones,
Greenville, Alternate. R. O. Jones,
Fifth district—Edgar Wutkins, At
lanta. Mrs. Allen H. Buace, Atlanta.
Sixth district —Edgar Blalock,
Jonesboro. Alternate, W. H. New
Seventh district—Judge N. A. Mor
ris, Marietta. Alternate, Mrs. Edna
F. Tate, Gordon county.
Eighth district — Ernest Camp,
Monroe. Alternate, E. R. Lambert,
Ninth district—B. B. Gailliard,
Gainesville. Alternate, Judge J. B-
Tenth district—Dr. E. A. Tigner,
Miiledgeville. Alternate, Gordon W.
Eleventh dbrtict—Judge John W.
Bennett, Waycross. Alternate, Mrs.
A. P. Bradl-y, Blackshear.
Twelfth district—J. W. Palmer.
Alternate, L. L. Brown, Jr., Fort
Special provision \^as made, by
vote of the convention that the chair,
man of the state executive commit
tee have power and authority to fill
any vacancies on the list of electors
or alternates in event of disqualifi
cation or inability to serve.
The -toieeting of *.ho P. T. A. which
was to be held Friday afternoon Oc
tober 12th, will be postponed until
N. R. j Friday, October 19th.
The parents and teachers are urg-