federal Union Established in 1829
southern Recorder " 1819
MiMienBe, U., October 18, 1928
Consoi -:ated in 1872
Dr. Tigner Names CADETS OFF FOR
Meet Richmond Academy Eleven
in Big Game of Season. Throng
Expected to Accmpany
Team on Journey
Coaches Johnny Broadnax and
Slap Rents with twenty players leave
Mrs. J. E. Pottle, Chlirauui of ^ly Saturday morning for Angus-
„ . . r 1 n ta where they will meet the Rich-
County to Form A Democratic mi)nd Acaden ; y „„ Er idiron.
Club to Carry on Campaign ! The game Saturday is rated as th.*
" i biggest prep game of the season to
Mrs. Jos. E. Pottle has been ap-, t j a t c-
pointed Chairman of the W oman« p- ac j nf j the strongest opposition
Democratic Club of Baldwin County. have hadf t he cadets have
by Mrs. Alexander. State Chairman WQrkeu jale into tbe ni|fht this week
Mrs. Pottle will perfect the organ-1 prpparinB for the panic. They hav
ition this (Wpilnpsdnvl afternoon. b( , pn dr j|| e( j j n signal w ,v- * u '*”
Committea Named in All Militia
District! for Democratic Party.
Militant Organization Formed
for Coming Campaign
VOTES URGED IN PRECINCTS
Executive Committee and Other
Organization! Urge Voters
to Go to Tbe Polls in Not.
Great Majority Expected
I)r. E. A. Tigner, Chairman of the
Baldwin Democratic Club and Elec
tor from the Tenth Congressional Dis-. ization this (Wednesday) afternoon, bpen drilled in signnl work and have
Irict. has appointed Democrats in each when a number 0/ ladies will nssemb- j wor k ed af r 0 j n! ,t the Academy plays,
malitia district in the county to
operate with the Baldwin county Ex
ecutive committee and other Demo
cratic forces to the end that a full
Democratic vote will be polled in
each Precinct in the county.
Col. Erwin Sibley head of the
Young Men’s Democratic League,
and the Womens’ organization for
the pnrty in this county are co
operating in the work. A full vote
of Democrats is urged.
The following arc the committees
Chnin.; W. L. Ritchie, J. C. Ivey,
Dawson Wilson, Jere Moore,
her home. A viperous and ac-1 th( , Coai , hes bringing the
tive campaign will be made to arouse ] for tbe W g Kaml! .
interest among the women of Mil-j ^ faC( . tlu . Auyus
led peville and Baldwin county. j ^ ^ W(ak cnd „ f th , d „ t „
' powerful team in Richmond county
At the meeting held this afternoon
officers will be elected and commit
tees appointed to curry forward the
Mrs. Pottle will have the manage
ment of the campaign, and will prove
a progressive leader. She will be
assisted by a number of the ladies,
as the Democratic ticket has a large
number of enthusiastic supporters
| among the women who are loyal to
F. Bell,. thc part y n f their fathers and moth-
bo safely counted that 1
has been together several years and
is said to be the class of the Georgia
prep. They hold the upper hnnd and
considered a few touchdowns superior
to the cadets*.
Thc red and black will enter the
game with a crippled eleven. Thc
regular center who was out last week
will still be out Canupp and Rich
are not in the best of shape. Rich
suffered a wrenched shoulder in the
Friday game and it is probable tha 4 .
■' ’ it can do saieiy coumea mat ««-. . ... ..
Meriwether District:—Henry Lane, j der tbe direction of Mrs. Pottle this 00 8 "
Chmn.; Thos Humphries, Paul Law- c j ty ^ t he 0 j d capital 0 f Georgia will
rence, Jos. E. Stiles. | have a live and progressive woman’
Hardwick and Sanitarium District:
—Grover C. May, Chmn.; Frank G.
Little, Morgan Thompson, T. W. Gar
land, Dr. Dawson Allen, B. I.. Lay-
Union Point District:—Wilmer
Hodges, Chmn.; Gordon Hooten,
Lawrence Babb, William S. Wood.
Black Springs District:—J. H.
Underwood, Chmn. ; Jcp Robinson, S.
B. Blizzard, George Knowles.
Scottsboro District:—Geo. Hollin-
shoud. Chmn.; J. P. Overman, W. C.
Tennillf, J. W. Threat, J. P. Lingold.
Cooperville and Stevens* Pottery
—Rollin Ivey, Chmn.; J. M. Lee, J.
.Y. Wilson, Capt. William Rice, M. W.
Weaver, John Ivey.
Browns Crossing—Williard Wil
liamson, Chmn.: Rollin H. Lawrence,
John Brown, Robt. Watson.
Plan- are being made to take a
number of the student body and the
college band to Augusta with the
team. A number of fans are expect-
G. S. S. TRUSTEES
Election of Officers Important
Feature ot meeting. Contracts
for Psychiatric Hospital Will
Probc jly Be Let
The Executive Committee of the
Board of of Trustees of the Georgia
State Sanitarium is in session today
(Wednesday) with a full meeting of
the Board scheduled for Thursday,
when the annual election officers will
be held and a contract for the erec
tion of New r. ychiatric Hospital let.
Thc executive committee composed
of E. E. Lindsey, Chairman, J. C.
Jarnignn, Thomas M. Hall, A. C. Ne
well and C. C. Brantley were in ses
sion today and were ready with the
necessary recommendations for thc
full board mr'tfag on Thursday.
The election of the officers will be
the principal business of the meeting.
It is understood there will be no
change-i in the present staff of of
ficers while there is one vacancy
in the staff of physicians. Dr. Saye j
having resigend. The Pathologist,
successor to Dr. Saye, will be named.
No hint was given as to who this
would be, but it is understood that
a man outside the institution will be
fir<n thc position.
The regular quarterly contracts
will be let for the supplies for the
next three months.
It is also understood that contracts
will be let for the erection of the
Psychiatric Hospital. Plans for the
building have been approved and if
a suitable bid is made the contracts
will be awarded for thc work which
FORMER MILLEDGEVILLE MAN J Arrangements have been made to
WITH WASHINGTON NEWS- ‘ “
the crowd to go down. | will begin immediately.
LEGION TO HAVE HOME
TALENT SHOW IN NOVEMBER
Hugh Branr.en Becomes New. Editor
on Capital Evening Paper, Handle*
Hugh P. Brannen, eldest son of
Mrs. D. W. Brannen, of Milledgeville,
has become news editor of the Wash
ington, D. C., Evening Star, it was
learned here today. Mr. Brannen
has been at the New York State
Capital. Albany, where he has been
doing special work in connection with
the Presidential candidacy of Gover
nor Alfred E. Smith. Now that the
_ special train over the Georgia Rail
road and if these plans are carried
out over one hundred people will be
in the party to go to Augusta.
Thc game Saturday is rated as one
of theree big games of the season,
Riverside and Monroe looming
the other barriers in the path of the
cadets toward a perfect seasou.
Riverside and Monroe come in No
vember, the game Saturday leing
the big event of this month.
* School oficials are urging citizens
to accompany the team on their trip.
Special low rates have been secured
over the Georgia road and those inter
ested are asked to get in touch with
Mr. Arch McKinley, i Sanders, Commerce; Mr. Whiter C.
has been graded and the site selected
for the new building. The new
building will he placed north of the
Female Convalescent Building facing
east. It will be a modern hospital
In every detail, the exact cost not
having been divulged.
The members of the hoard at the
meeting this week are: Hon. John T.
Brantley, of Blackshear, President;
Dr. Thomas M. Hall, Milledgeville,
Vice-President; Mr. C. G. Brantley,
Valdosta, Secretary; Mr. E. E. Lind
sey, Rome; Dr. J. C. Jarnigun, War
ren ton; A. C. Newell, Atlanta; Mr.
P. H. Gambrell, Macon; Dr. Lnctus
Dr. FJmw F. Dempsey Preaches on
Interesting Tonic at Methodist
Chrch Sunday Morning
The Providing Elder, Dr. Elam F.
Dempsey, preached at the Methodist
church at 11:30 a. m., Sunday. Oc
tober 14th, one month to u day beforr
annual conference convenes in At
Dr. Dempsey’s text wns found in
Luke 1G:2, “Thou mayest be no
longer steward.” After showing ; t*
connection with the parables of the
“Lost Coin,’’ the “Lost Sheep,” and
the “Los: Boy” (or Prodigal Son),
he discusaed briefly whot steward
It impli sen Proprietor, a Property
rned by this Proprietor, n dlsposi-
>n on the Proprietor’s part to at
tend to other matters than this P/op-
erty, and, hence, his employment of
regarded as both honest arid able
to hnndlo this property for the Pro
prietor to the mutual profit of the
two, this man Is called n steward.
Tenant farmers were cited as in
stances of modern stewards. Allu
sion wus made to this political year
in which public officials give account
of their stewardship to thc people, a
phrose ,taken from this parable.
Man is the steward of God’s prop
erty during his earthly existence nad
a 4 . the Judgment must “give
count of his stewardship” in the light
of which he is forever blessed 01
In concluding Dr. Dempsey thui
alluded to the elope of thc Confer
ence year and the answering for the
year’s stewardship at the session of
the Annual Conference so near at
hand: “In a very special way, !
love this church. This people is one
whom I love with a peculiarly tender
affection. We have lived, labored
and loved together for four years in
Committee Works 0«t Flan lo Be
Presented to State Convention
for Organization to Work
Arioag Released Prisoners
TO REHABILITATE PRISONERS
Plan of Association Outlines Duties
of Association to Aid Prisoners
to Find JoIas and to Help
Them Raise Standard
campaign is nearing a close and elec- Col. Roach or Mr. Arch McKinley, f
tion is approaching, he is moving to | the Georgai passenger agent. Pitner, A.hens.
Washington to join the editorial staff
of the Stu
national circulation and vast influ-
‘‘Walk Thi* W«;
Mr. Brannen has had ten ye
■ i Hoover To ‘Blow Up’ South
And End White Supremacy
Announcement ha?’ boon made this 1 jjf '"* H
week of the Legion Show fo b- ore- ^
rented nn November 16th. wi h n ' * ,
Home Talent cam, “Walk This Way” ,vr - •
being the show to be presented by
the ex-soldiers and their auxiliary.
The show is being sponsored by the
Legion snd will he under the direc
tion of nn experienced director who
will come here to supervise the Per
“Walk This Way” Is a strikingly
clever musical comedy that has won
nation wide for its catchy tunes, and
clever dance numbers. A ballet of
Milledgeville girls will feature the
show. The entire cast will be made
up of young ladies and young men
The Legion has sponsored several
-hows in the past few years that have
made big hits. The show that is
'•heduled for next month surpasses
them all according to the advance
in Georgia, Florida, Virginia.
,d, New York and the West,
t las winter in Milledgeville.
sent duties will carry him to
[>rk City frequently, and
PR. G. H. WEBBER ADDRESSES
MASONS LAST TUESDAY
Member of G. S. C- Faculty Give*
Dr. G. IT. Webber, member of the
faculty of the Georgia State College
for Women, delivered an address be
fore the members of Benevolent
Lodge No. 3 on last Tuesday evening. | Dye:
The address of Dr. Webber was the
fint of a series to begiven during the
remainder of the year. Plans have
been made to have a speaker at each
Ft. Louis. Mo.. Cat. 13.—That
Herbert Hoover, Republican nominee
for president, will blow .he “solid
south” to pieces in the November
election is confidently asserted by
Congressman L. C. Dyer of the 12th
Missouri district, -author of the fam
ous Dyer antilynching bill, which has
been passed by the Republican house
of representatives and defeated by a
Democratic filibuster in the United
“It is just as logical ar.d renson-
tble for congress to enact laws for
the enforcement of the l-lth and 15th
amendments as it is for congre>*s to
ss the Volstead act for the enforce-
-revented i s coming to a vote. Had
these rules been changed as advocat
ed by Vice-President Dawes, the Dyer
anti-lynchi bill would now be a
“The passage of my bill would
have been followed by the passage of
still another law designed to enforce
the 15th amendment also, and thus
the negro in the south would hav?
come into the full rights guaranteed
him by the 14th and 15th amend
“On November 6 that great en
gineer-politician, Hoover, with the
votes of the prohibitionists and those
swayed because of the religious
tion in the south will drive wich
Thte delegation representing the
Milledgeville Kiwanis club at the
State Convention in Athens which
convenes Thursday will introduce
resolutions asking the organization
to sponsor the organization to be
known as the Georgia Prison Associa
tion, an organization to work among
released prisoners to help them se
re jobs and be reinstated in society.
The Milledgeville Club has had a
committee working out plans for such
organization and have gone into
the function to see if it can be per
The resolutions adopted by the Mil
ledgeville club and those that will
be introduced by the Milledgeville
delegation before the State Conven
tion are as follows:
Your committee appointed to plan
for the erection of an organization
whose primary function should be
thc work among released prisoneraU*
on attempt to reclaim and r
them to society, makes thc follow,.,g
1. Up -1 Investigation It was dis
covered tha'. there was no organiza
tion in th State of Georgia doing
any systematic work among released
prisoners who desire to belome decent
members of society.
2. Ther? is need for ar. organiza
tion whose primary function should
be to create in the minds of released
prisoners a desire to be* 1 t»*f»red to
society, to encoutfcge tWm in their
resolve, and to enable them to find
To this end your committee has re
solved the following:
Thc GEORGIA PRISON ASSOCI
ATION is an organization for work
EASTERN STAR ORGANIZED IN I'™™* nary objective the relief, re-
THIS CITY LAST THURSDAY j atom* ion and reformation of prison-
— I «rs who have been released from pris-
Seventcen Women afld Sever*’ Men nn .
Ask for Charter. Mr*. G. H. j n perr.-nres of this objective the
Webber Head* Or R ani*ation (Continued on back page)
1 back pa,
A chapter of the Order of
Eastern Star became a cretainty in j
this city last Thursday nigh 4 when r. ,
number of women and several men
raked for a Charter for this city. ,
The organization meeting that had
been cailed met with in enthusiastic ^
response from the wives of prorni- .
rent Masons in thi, city. The appli- I lh<! r ° urth 'Itmrteriy
"ned by j 1 ? the Milledgeville Methodist church
rTen. wa* hsld Sunday af -ernoon. Dr. Elam
Dcmprry Presiding Elder of the
CHURCH HELD CONFERENCE
Good Report. Made bv Pa.tor and
Officials. Dr. Dempsey Preached
Sunday Mornir s
mont of thc prohibition amendment," \ a thick wedge throuith the heart of
‘ iolid south’ and their ‘white —
cation for the charter 1
seventeen women and five men.
The Chapter will be known as the
Milledgeville Chapter of the Order Oxford District, prcsidm . Thc
of the Eastern Star, which is an ! ports of the various d-partmenta
auxiliary of the Masonic Fraternity showed that -he work of the church
and his a large membership through- j wrs well ad’.anced.
out the state. AH of trt former officers of the
Mrs. G. H. Webber was chosen ' church we re renominated by the paa-
Most Worthy Matron and Mm John j tor, and re-clected. The only change
Riley was named Assistant Worthy ni .-.J 0| Mr. J. C. Grant resigned as
Mntron. Mr. J. T. McMullen wa* ] i a y leader, and Col. Geo S. Roach wa*
The cn.«t is being selected and will
b" announced probably next week.
meeting during the remaining
in this year. Dr. Webber chose a:
the Interdeprentice De-I
“My anti-lynching bill intended to
on fore? the Hth amendment was
pa-sod by the Republicans of the
house of representatives by a vote
of two- o-onc. In the senate it had
the support of the Republican mem
bers, but southern Democratic sen-
atom took .advantage of the despotic
senate rules to stage a filibuster that
[ premacy* slogan that it will blow up
their whole unconstitutional program.
After the solid south has been blown
to pieces by Engineer Hoover, our
next president, that will be the fin
ish of the nullification|st« of the
south who have for 60 years violated
and prevented th? enforcement of thc | and place them on an equality with
14th and 15th amendments. Then j all other races.”
named Most Worthy Patron.
As soon as the charter is received
the organization will begin active
congress will enact enforcement laws
that will give millions of negroes
their constitutional rights as citizens
new pastor at midway
R.-v. L. A. Cunningham, of Oconee,
Ins accepted the pastorate of the Ox-
f rd Memorial Christian church at
During the past week Mr. Cum-
r : "rh m held services at the chu. 4 ch
' i •' purpos; of meeting thc mem-
!>"r*hip. The services were
P nvant and profitable.
II" s a pleasant man, and a forco-
ful jiri .iched.
Georgia Railroad Invites Textile Industries to Baldwin
Booklet Outlines Possibility of Industry Here
"Pertinent Factf InterMtine to
the Textile Executive" is the tile
tile page of a booklet i»aued b;’ the
Georgia Railroad and its associate
roads, relative to possibilities of
manufacturing interests m Bal uin
county and give, u complete survey
r tbe undeveloped resouwes here.
Th; nook is being sent to all sec-
ons of thc country with n view o[
interesting the targe manufacturers
in this section: The survey from
uhict the data was taken was made
r.cined in hi* atead.
Thc Yor > Georgia Conference
meets in Atlanta Nov. 14th, and it
wa* indicated at the quarterly con
ference that the finance? of the
church will be brought up to a high
standard for thc final report which
will be made by the pastor.
Dr. Dempsey preached to a large
and interested congregation Sunday
morning, L iking as the subject of hi*
text Stewardship. He stressed the
: mportance of thc work of the church
and the faithful performance of duty
by preach: r and officials.
unlimited consumption. I J “ h ” F - Y.rbrough is^serving
The booklet i, the first of » series ^ “” nd i“ st ° r ot **' “ ll ‘
of eight reports that will be m «de ! tadgeville church, and during the two
by the railroad company to interc t j Jourj hns done filthful service, which
textile industry in the south. I’ u n bo...e fruit.
by Robert and Company, engineers i county is 63.7 degrees making work
of Atlanta. ! possible all the year round.
The survey is very complete in its Special interest is called to the
scope and goe, into de-oil regard- Furman shoxla power possibilities
ing climate, health, water supply, which have recently been surveyed
power, upturn, rcsour^ £ | ° K Z rich'toliSSc"toS^"..? h - j ^rling ebaractcristtas. w^ch nark
token separate ly and r.re convincing: developing thi, still unhurncesed M-cmtcd with the^ early growto und m^ ” ^iViy'tJunVnVm^
•v* nnR«'Hiities of manufactur- soGrce. It is understood Oiat a tre- prorperuy tne -tai-. juuoagc- 4 ‘ , ....
-dVrnrile' in toidwin county. I mendou, dovelopement will bo made ville, once the Capitol of the Stott, ■ «!re of the member, of th: Metho-
i at this point. The Geo,-gin Power: i.i now thc center of many educutionni i to tmngrcg. on and -.,,c people of
J.in! d;;rville teat he bo returned for
Milledgeville is described i
He is n forceful
a city | scholarly preacher, and has those
Milledgeville average rain fall asjat this point. The Georgia
tiiown ill the survey is 47.27 inches.: Company controlling the power n
Then o temnernturo of the j this section gives nmplc rupplv foi
1 institutions and f* rich in natural i