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^ixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxsHI; ■ EB H10tt '_MEER \CIX sjsi B u ste..f“ b,tah ^ in Milledgeville, Gi., November 8, 1928 Consolidated in 1872 Number 12 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 in Landslide rates Will Leave First of Next Week for Atlanta to Attend Annual Session 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- r 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 he country- 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 of 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 CHURCh 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 The R. • 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 ago. 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 APPRECIATION FOOTBALLGAME 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 ican Legion. 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 professional style. 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, Ute Appeal. Plans Being Made for Observation VOTE DRIVE ENDS LASTMONDAYEVE : 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- granted. Th' - Gas Company is working on a work system through Tennessee, and Georgia and according Alabin - 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 ** year. Ju <U?L E. R. Hines, City Attorney, ‘ nv estimating the plan and the com- m ” before a final contract is enter- mto. -"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 Democratic party 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 evening. 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- 1N 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 Religious Environment.” Nov. 26th, “Your Educational Ad vantages.” Nov. 27th, “Your Health and Home." Nov. 28th, Your Work and Friends." Nov. 29th, "Thanksgiving Day, Your Blessings." Nov. 30th, "Your Town and County.” Dec. 1st, “Your State and Nation." The Baldwin County Federated Clubs will co-operate with Mrs. Hines in celebrating the week locally. ing. 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 HAVE COLUMN to Union Recorder Staff as Coliunniit. To Write Feature Articles Baldwin county gave the Demo cratic electors headed by Gov. Al. Smith and Senator Jos. Robinsoh a majority of four hundred and thirty two votes. 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 notional tickets. 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 < theii The 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 Men 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 is sold. 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; Republican 0. 116th—Democrat 36; Anti-Smith 4; Republican 13. 318—Democrat 32; Anti-Smith 0; Republican 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 county. BRIDGE OVER OCONEE RIVER WILL BE CLOSED AT NIGHT NEXT WEEK 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 Uoited State, 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 Presidential election. 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. If