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Milledgeville, Gi., November 8, 1928
Consolidated in 1872
HOOVER SWEEPS COUNTRY FOR PRESIDENCY
GEORGIA GOES CONFERENCE TO Region to dedicate ~~ LEGION SHOW SMITH SWEEPS
FOR AL SMITH MEET WEDNESDAY memorial Sunday HIT NEXT WEEK BALDWIN COUNTY
M'Oiodirt Pastors and Lay Dele AE? "tT
Eleven Million Votes But
Looses. Solid South Broken
rates Will Leave First of Next
Week for Atlanta to Attend
Exercises. Service to Begin at 2:30. Beautiful Structure
Given by Legion and Auxiliary
EIGHT STATES FOR SMITH
Member** of the Morris-Little Post occasion. Rev. Yarbrough. Rev. H.
’ of the American Legion, will pause D. Warnock will moke the invocation
The annual session of the North Sunday to do honor to their com- und Rev. Geo B. Thompson will pro-
v . I Georgia Conference will convene in rndes who gave their lives in the late nounce the benediction. Mrs. Edgar
^ hoover Has 444 Electonal Votes Atlanta VVednesduy morning of next j world war, and will dedicate the Long will have charge c: the musical
With Official Tabularion Yet J week * handsome memorial on the Georgia ( program. A mixed quartette wlil
. Come Smith Vote Totals Rtv - J - F - Yarbrough, pastor of Military College campus to the mem- : sing several patriotic songs. The G,
c \ L . Milledgeville Methodist church; Rev.
Eighty-seven J. H Farr of the Milledgeville
Circuit, and Rev. W. B. Mills, of the
Midway Charge, will leave for Con
ference the early part of the week.
They will carry with them the report
of the work done by their charges
during the year.
Rev. Mr. Yarbrough has served the
MiJIedgevflle church the p’ust twei
years, and his work has been quite
successful. It is practically the un
animous desire of his church that he
be returned for another yeur. The
Board of Stewards will hold a meet-
Herbert Hoover will go into the
hite House next March as the Presi-
nt of the United States, having
ept the country in the election
Tuesday, carrying all but eight states
a<t returns show.
With the largest vote ever polled
n a Presidential election, the ex-
•abinct member went in with a land
ilide taking New York and the other
principal states. The solid South was
•roken. Texas, North Carolina, Vir
ginia, Florida und Tcnneessee going
nto the Republican column.
New York’s vote was the big sur
prise of the election according to
xperts. the Republican nominee
aking the home state of his oppon-
•nt by over two hundred thousand
rotes. Early returns sent A1 Smith
ar into the lead Tuesday night, but
is the counting went into the night
Hoover came from behind and swept
Georgia gave Gov. Smith a 30,000
mjority. Fulton, OeKalb and Floyd
••unties going for Hoover, however.
The States carried by Smith are
•orgia, Alabama, Louisana, Miss-
pi, Rhode Island, Massachusetts.
Inuth Carolina and Arkansas with a
it-i\ of eiIghty-M>ven electorial votes
ml Hoover carried a total of 444
ory of those buddies who paid the M. C. band will also have a part in
supreme sacrifice. The exercises be- the program.
ginning at two thirty and Rev. John. The members of the Post and the
F. Yarbrough, pastor of the Metho- Auxilliary have extended an invita-
dist church, will make the dedication tj on to the people of the city and
•ipeech. county to attend the exercises and
Ten years ago next Sunday hos- join with them in dedicating their
tilities on the Western front ceased, i memorial.
and the entire world went wild with The Memorial was sponsored by
joy. Time has passed and the seri-l the Post and the Auxilliary who have
ous reflection of the men who knew both given generously to the undc-r-
the horrors of it, and appreciated taking. Other patriotic orguniza-
the noble dedc.s of heroism that those tions and individuals hav
ing Thursday ev
for the purpos
year’s work as i
Rev. J. H. Fa
The popular vote as tabulated late
Wednesday afternoon was Hoover,
15.544,689 and Smith 11,215,012.
SPECIAL COLLECTION TO BE
TAKEN AT THE BAPTIST
Rev. II. D. Warnock has announced
that a special collection will be taken
next Sunday at the church to take
care of dcfficet in the Home Mission
Department The collection will be
taken throughout the Southern
churches and Rev. Warnock has re
quested the membership to come pre-
I and to make their contribu
tions as generous as possible.
THE U. D. C. WILL MEET
• Chapter of the U.
this (Thursday) af
ternoon at four o’clock at the home
•f Mrs. L. M. Jones. A full attend-
•nce of the members is expected.
GAS COMPANY IS
at 7:30 o'clock
ending up the
ving his fifth
planned to erect a memorial to those
| who died in the war. The memorial
selected by the Legion is not only a
beautiful structure but is one that
will render constructive service und
will ever be a reminder to posterity
of the vulinnt boys of Baldwin who
were in the late war.
year on the Milledgeville Circuit,
having been returned the past year
on request of the members of the
Quarterly Conference. We learn
that Dr. Elam F. Dempsey. Presiding
Elder of the Oxford District, has been
informed by the same authority that
Mr. Farr’s return for another year
will be most satisfactory.
Rev. Mr. Mills has nerved the Mid
way charge two years, and it is quite
probable that he will he appointed to
Dr. W. T. Wynn, Mr. S. D. Stem-
Lridgf, }!:-•. L. S. Holsey and Mrs.
R. B Moore will attend the ses-ion
of Conference as lay delegates from
the Oxford District. Mr. M. S. Bell,
will also attend as a member of
Conference holding committee ap
pointments. "Appreciation Week" originated in
There will probably be a number of ip25 by Mrs. Nelle Womack Hines
changes made in the location of the will this year be celebrated by the
pastors this year as four of the Pre- Atlanta City Schools with a special
siding Elders have served their four week’s program carrying out the idea
years, and will have to be put back as ^ forth by Mrs. Hines when the
into the pastorate. fir« t week was celebrated four years
liberal donations to the memorial
The Memorial stands as one of th«
most beautiful structures in the cit>
The tile wall and gaten around thi
athletic field at G. M. C. stand oui
for their architectural beauty. Tin
gate at the main entrance is pattern
ed after the old gate at the entrance
The dedication services will begin j to the capitol grounds. A br«
at two-thirty at the athletic field, the 1 tablet on mis gate is ins- ribed with
site of the memorial. Col. Erwin Sib- j words telling why the memorial,
ley will present the speaker of the! who erected it.
Walk This Way, Snappy Musical Every District in Countv Excepting
Comedy to Be Staged by Local One Give Democrats Large
Talent Friday November Maioritv. 319 Republican
16th. Cast Rehcrsing By One Vote
432 MAJORITY FOR SMITH
IDEAHAS GROWN HOLIDAY EVENT
Appreciation Week Originated by G. M. C. to Meet Madison on
Mrs. Hines Grows iu Popular Gridiron Monday as Armistice
Snappy music, catchy chorou?', j
hilarious comedy, describes the musi
cal comedy hit, “Walk This Way," j
to be staged Friday night, November
16th, under the uuspices of the Amer
The play heralded as a real Broad
way show, rich in fun ami with the
brightest music, most attractive and
novel chorus and dance feature?*,
and beautiful costumes, ever seen in
an amateur performance. The best
talent in Milledgeville is taking part
and the play will be presented in real
Miss Cheeves, u competent director
is in charge of the show and is direct
ing the rehearsals. The cast will in
clude Miss Margaret Jacksm, Mrs.
T. A. Reese, Mrs. Hcindcl Mobley
Miso Alice Hall, Mr. Harris Rogers,
Miss Mae Anbury, Mr. Billy Jett, Mr.
Julius Holt, Mr. Joe Andrews, Mis.
Lucy Hurd ing, Mrs. George Echols
and Misses Jerry Reid. Beulah Thux-
ton, Billy Eberhart, Hazel Bivins,
Florence Gheeeling, Dot Smith and
The show, sponsored by the Legion
is expected to be the best Home Tal
ent performance ever given here and
a capacity house is expected.
Voting Exciting A, Largctt Number
in Hiitory of National Election
Vote. Hundred, on Street,
Appeal. Plans Being Made
VOTE DRIVE ENDS
: ttor* ;
i-mor Hardman culled the
of the entire state to this
lei 'li< idea, and urged the people
enter into it.
This year the idea has taken anoth-
step forward and Mrs. Hines has
The Presidential Campaign closed been advised that the entire public
Rally* by Both Parties Closes
County. Radio Audiences Hear
Appeal of Candidates Them
selves in Last Minute Appeal
Council in Session Monday Grants
Natural Gas Co., Right to Pipe
City With Twenty-five Year
Lease.. Completed in Year
_ Mr. Johnson, representing the
-Natural Gas Co., with home offices
Orleans, appeared before the
il y Council at their session Monday
“-deed for a twenty-five year
■nchise to pipe and sell gass within
* and the right was tentative-
Th' - Gas Company is working on a
work system through Tennessee,
and Georgia and according
- trif information received from Mr.
r ', the work of laying the lines
^ugh the states will begin in
ntt y day H and will be completed in
Ju <U?L E. R. Hines, City Attorney,
‘ nv estimating the plan and the com-
m ” before a final contract is enter-
-"inpnny’s representative stat-
u j * *«,000,000. would be spent
I a y the lines and a complete gas
l K l ‘ would be given the city when
a >‘ng work was finished.
with a snap last Monday evening with
the ether filled with the voices of
candidates and hundreds packed in
Simpson Hall and the Court House
listening to the appeal for votes.
The Anti-Al Smith organization,
‘ -ought Hooper Alexander in an
attempt to stir up enough opposition
to AI Smith to carry this county Re
publican. At Simpson Hall 1
George Carswell, Georgia’s Secretary
of State, Col. Joe Pottle and Col.
Erwin Sibley were making an appeal
for the Democratic party.
Col. Carswell made the type of
address* we all like to hear. Sincere,
frank and straightforward he talked
to his audience in an advisory atti
tude and told them the danger and
folly in their being led from the
Col. Pottle and Col. Sibley carried
a forceful message to the audience
that filled Simpson Hall.
Hon. Morgan Thompson, preaded
and presented the speakers of the
Rev. J. F. McCluney presided at
the Anti-Smith rally.
Day Attraction. Legion to Be
Dr. Einion’s Banquet Guests
Ten years ago next Monday morn
ing found Milledgeville in a wild
demonstration because of the fact
that the war had ended and for this
reason the day become a national
holiday and Milledgeville will again
next Monday. Sunday, being a regu-
l lar holiday, celebrate the clo?** of the
The idea of an Appreciation week, ! '*“ r • Stur< ' s wi " b - llo * ed for 9 h,,lr
a. launched bv Mrs. Hin, » in Bald.! hol,da >' and th <- maln cv *’ nl of th "
in county excluaively. The second , *•» *»• be « *•"*'»« M.
ear the Tenth District Federated |
tubs thought well or it and sponsor- The cadet, arc scheduled ic bat-
1 it throughout the diutirct and Inst tie Madison Aggie* at three
o’clock on the Athletic field. Special
drils between halves will be one of
the features for the holiday crowd
that will gather for the game. It
should be a good game too The
cadets are trying for a come back
and Coach Wallace Butts of the
Aggies will show the home town
folks that he is no dub at coach-
Deputy J. T. Terry brought to
town Monday a large stilling out fit
captured in East Baldwin. The out
fit’ consisted of a 76 gallon copper
still, 10 gallons whiskey and II sixty
gallon barrels of beer. The still was
in operation and three negroes, Rob
ert Albert, Robert Claburn and Califf
Ingram were arrested and three oth
ers made their escape. One of thi
negroes has made bond.
Will Roberson, a negro was also
arrested Saturday for po>*essing
AL SMITH CARRIES C. S. C.
At the election held on the cam
pus of G. S. C. Mondsy Governor
A1 Smith was elected by a vote of
655 to 358. The girls took much in
terest in the voting- and a full regis-
tration strenth cast their ballot The
tame ballot as used at the regular
polls was voted.
hoo] system of Atlanta haa adopted
the week and will carry it out with a
series of programs.
The weeks program has been out
lined as follows:
Nov. 25th, "Do you upprecaite your
Nov. 26th, “Your Educational Ad
Nov. 27th, “Your Health and
Nov. 28th, Your Work and
Nov. 29th, "Thanksgiving Day,
Nov. 30th, "Your Town and
Dec. 1st, “Your State and Nation."
The Baldwin County Federated
Clubs will co-operate with Mrs. Hines
in celebrating the week locally.
In the evening the Legionaircs will
be the guests of Dr. Bin*on at a
banquet at the Baldwin Hotel. This
dinner party will be interspersed
with war songs and speeches.
MRS. HINES TO
to Union Recorder Staff as
Coliunniit. To Write Feature
Baldwin county gave the Demo
cratic electors headed by Gov. Al.
Smith and Senator Jos. Robinsoh a
majority of four hundred and thirty
The total vote was the largest poll
ed here in a national election in the
past quarter of a century.
The total vote reached eleven hun
dred. A number of the ballots bore
only the names of the state and
county officer)), some of them were
cast solely for the electors of the
Never before had the voters of
Baldwin county, under the Australian .
ballot system, been called upon to
cast a ballot so complicated, but they
cast their ballots intelligently. They
secured their tickets from the man
agers, went to the booths, prepared
them and <
POPPY DAY SPONSORED BY
LEGION AUXILLIARY NEXT
MONDAY NOVEMBER 12
H.mori.l Flower of L.,io„ I,
Sold By Auxilliary Nr.I Mood
Funds Railed for Ea-Servic
The annual visit of the District
Deputy, representing the Grand 1
Lodge of Elk* is being made to the
local Lodge tonight and a gala pro
gram has been planned for the recep
tion of the representative.
Mr. McClellan of Atlanta, is the
inspecting officer and is making the
visit to the Lodge. He will make
an address to the membership and
according to members of the club the
Deputy is a most interesting speaker.
At the conclusion of the inspection
and address by the officer, a supper
will be served in the club rooms.
The Poppy, the Memorial Flower
of the American Legion, will be the
order of the day next Monday, the
day celebrated as Armistice Day,
when the American Legion Auxilliary
will sell the little flower to
funds for the disabled veterans of
the world war.
When Flanders Field was red with
the little flowers, the Legion and their
Auxilliary adopted the flower as the
national flower, and the first sales
were made to raise funds for the
disabled men of the late war. The
sale has become a national custom
and every Armistice Day the poppy
The poppy will be the national
flower for the day and women, men
and children w’ll wear them to help
a worthy c^nsr. — 4 d 0 honor to
those me > wh * hr.-■ tough*: for us.
itic electors received
106th—Democrat 8; Anti-Smith 0;
116th—Democrat 36; Anti-Smith
4; Republican 13.
318—Democrat 32; Anti-Smith 0;
319th—Democrat 15; Anti-Smith
4: Republican 12.
320th—Democrat 444; Anti-Smith
78; Republican 44.
321st—Democrat 113; Anti-Smith
71; Republican 19.
322nd—Democrat 34; Anti-Smith
6; Republican 0.
1714—Democrat 31; Anti-Smith
12; Republican 7.
No opposition ballots were cast
to the state and county nominese, or
Congressman Vinson, with the ex
ception of Vivian Stanley for Prison
Commissioner, 19 votes were cast for
A .H. Henalce, who ran as an inde
pendent for that office. The amend
ments were carried by a big majority.
It is not within recollection of the
I present generation that a rational
opulw Milledgeville Woman Added ! ' Iecti,m w *« aU ‘" dcd *» "> uch
•nterest, and the Democratic leaders
• n the county, while not doubting the
final results, endeavored to make the
majority as large as possible.
The Woman’s Democratic Club,
Mrs. Nelle Warmack Hines joined] Mrs. J. E. Pottle, President; Mrs. E.
the staff of the Union Recoder this | A. Tigncr and Mrs. J. H. Ennis and
week, contributing a special feature others were active during the day in*
column twice each month treating (Continasd on back page)
items of local interest and writnig
special feature stories of the special
events throughout the county.
Mrs. Hines has a style that is most
appealing and particularly hers. She
has written a scries of letter*) dur
ing her six weeks in the Atlanta Hos
pital that have won for her many
friends. The demand has been al
most unanimous for a continuation of
Mrs. Hines letters and she will have
her column each week.
The Union Recorder haw as a week
ly feature a column treating national
affairs by Arthur Brisbane and Dr.
Crane. Dr. Gaines deals with
Health and the International Sun
day School lesson is another added
feature. Irwing Cobb, George Ade
and Mrs. Hines are the latest addi
tions as feature writers for the paper.
Mrs. Hines will cover special
casions and write a feature story
the special events occurring In the
BRIDGE OVER OCONEE RIVER
WILL BE CLOSED AT NIGHT
Mr, W. D. Roberts, maintenance
engineer of the State Highway De
partment, has announced that the
bridge over the Oconee River will be
closed at night next week. Starting
Nov. 9th, the bridge will be closed
from eigfct at night until six o’clock
in ‘he morning. Repair work is beng
done on the bridge.
BORN IN AFRICA
HERE ON VISIT
Eanctt Canker, Native of Sootk
Africa Vising Mr. C. T.
Car alter. Oa Fnt Visit to
Emmett Caraker, a native iof
Johannscburg, S. Africa, and son fo
Mr. ReeBc Caraker, a native of this
city, arrived in Milledgeville Monday
for a visit of several weeks with his
uncle, Mr. C. T. Caraker.
Mr. Caraker is on his first trip to
the United States having been bon
and reared on the African continent.
He arrived in Few York an alien,
and his uncle met him and gained
for him admission through the offices
at the port
He is highly pleased with the land
of his father and has expressed great
delight in Georgia and Milledgeville.
He Is keenly interested in the cus
toms and ways of doing things here.
He wss specially interested in the
Mr. Caraker has graduated at sev
eral Universities in Africa and is now
amoriated with his father in a dia
mond mine. He expects to be here
several months, visiting other states.