Union Eatabliabsd in lfttt
Milledgeville. Ga., January 24, 1929
REEVES GIVEN Milledgevilie-Gray Road Paving Started
DEATH SENTENCE --.-- — NEARING FINISH
Dtiro to Die In Chair for Murder
„i Ed Thomas- Jury Returna Ver-
d ; d After Lengthy Deliberation
Caubberrv to Be Tried
J, hr. R eves must die in the Elec-
•E:air t" pay with his life for
the murder f" **-•* Thom-as, »as d.e
verdict of the jury Tuesday after-
nK and i
called Tuesday morn-
er 0 f states witnesses
■eves asked for the
„( the court without making
Thc jury r< ' tur " < ' d »
v ,r*i late in the -ifternoon
after having ha.i the case amce t-hree
ydwk. Th« condemned man wll
:* sentenced by Judge Park later..
Ls:her and Viney Snulsberry in-
dirJfJ with Ree ves for the crime will
fc iried Thursday it is understood.
The crime happen?d in the Saulaberry
h.»me and they have been linked with
New Era Predicted as Measure
Regulating Cotton Trading
Goes Through House, Bill
Now Goes to The Senate
CHEST FUND FOR New Paving Work
POORISSOUGHT Pushed to Rapid Completion
Mau Meeting Sunday tc Consider Contract Let Several Week* Ago and Work Begun. Road Direct to Barkethall Team That Dazzled
WONDER FIVE c ^„,.
HERE FRIDAY c rt^"tZ, a Ut
Bridge. City Payt $5M.
Associated Charities Results in
Pledge to Join With Red
Cross In Work
Louisville to Be Paved. Commissioners Urged to Begin
Work Over River to Get Road Bed Ready
Nation Coming Here for Game
With Cadets. Two Big
Games on Schedide
the highway department ask-
A proposal t
The American Red Cross was
designated the official charity or
ganization of Baldwin county at a
ma s meeting Sunday night to perfect
the organization of an associated
charities, so that a chest fund could
be raided to meet .he needs of the
poor in the city
The decision was Reached after
suggestions were made by Dr. T. M.
Hall and D. M. Rogers, Red Cro*. of
ficials of the county.
The meeting was presided over by
Rev. F. H. Hurding who presented
the purpose of the meeting to the
gathering of several hundred people,
after prayer by Rev. G. B. Thompson
Rev. J. F. Yarbrough and Rev. H. D.
Warnock cited cases of charity
recently occuring in the city and told
of the imperative need of an or
ganized charity association so that
thb needs of the people could be met
and cared for.
The unamiou-. opinion of the peo
ple attending the meeting was that
the Red Cross should be used to
function as the charity organization I -|-a , o • O •
the city with the present officials i llXtr2i ^CSSIOIT OlipCHOF V^OUlTt
The County Commssionors and tho
City Council ironed out their dif
ferences the past week, and work
j was begun on the fill approaching
the bridge over Fishing Creek on the
| lower Macon road on the eastern
the paving could be carried on with- 1 that has made American sport lovers H j 4 | e<
out interuption. I marvel at the .peed and acuracy of j Tho city Counci , aBrccd pll} . the
The stretch of highway when com- thia team will he here Fnday nigh. , CoB1Btalon .„ , r>00 .00 if they would
pleted will give n hard surface road | fo r„ game with Coach Horencc a G.j uk( , ^ w<irk chnrKl , and have lt
from Augusta to Atlanta from this : M. C. cadets at the college Gy-n ut
city ar.d will also make pratlcally a I eight thirty. * _ , . . . , .,
complete paved route through to The two team, are scheduled in! ™e Commuononer, completed tho
Florida. j what la expected to be the beat baa- , »" d th « «" »' the waUn
The county commissioners with a j ketball game of ninny seasons. V
body of citizens recently appeared and G. M. C. both boast fast »«»»r ... . ...... , ..
J hcduled 1 W|U be completed this week if weath-
Work began this week on the pre-1 could begin on ihe roud east of the j
leminary surveys and necessary fill- city leading to Sandersville so tha‘ j Vicnnas "Wondei
ing for the paving of the Milledge-
ville to Gray road, contracts having
been closed several weeks ugo and
the work will be curried to rapid
completion, according to highway
The highway department has made
plans to pave the road from Macon
to Louisville and the first section of
th* road from Gray to Macon is be
ing completed. The section from
Gray to this city has been let to the
contractors and although the final
agreement has not been reached to
continue the project front here to
Louisville it is understood that the
papers will be signed within
weeks for this section.
The county commissioners have
been urged to begin their work on
the Macon road at the Jones county
i?tg that this work b
will probably be the last
del-taken by the Holder
ei the sporting
or this week-end should be the best
f the season.
Monday Coach Red Barons Monroe
’ive are scheduled on the court here.
er condi.ions permit. It is expected
thuu the bridge will be opened to the
public within the next ten days.
The bridge and fills that are be-
w.xshed away and
attractive to sport lovers of Mlledge
* ew ; within a few days it is understood an
I will be completed on record time, ville. :
lave j The company Is now finishing the Coach T. H. Rentz, head of ath- j ■ flf*
Macon-Gray road and will go right If tics, suited the association had ! M L Ml\U V I |L IL|«
i:tad? rperial effort to get these teams ' lTILillvll 1 vl liliii
that the paving work will not' ru.*vey from Gray to Haddock has
be delayed. The commissioners stat- been completed and the stakes set
ed that the Macon road will be finish-) for the paver?, Thi» survey will cor
ed within u few weeks so that work! tinue right into this city.
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apply the «amc regu-1 actin K as doctors, thus avoiding the
cuvwOi. exchungos a s | necessity of organizing another or-
orce on th<* grain market l
I Monday by the House The Charity Cheat Fund W.II be
’ 9 given over to the Red Cross for dts-
of Representative with the passage
of ‘.lif blil introduced by Congre:
Ban Carl Vinson.
the enactment of the bill would elimi
rul that under it
the Red Cl
j bursement and all cases of need will
reported to them for investigation.
. Committees and particulars of the
prec ic e , orc , an j za tj 0 p pre shown in articles
- elsewhere in r*nper.
Is Set for February 18th.
Heavy Crimna] Docket Crowds Court and Makes Extra Session Neces
sary. Grand Jury to Re-Convene on Third Monday.
Presentments Held up Until Next Session
.and thut he expected big crowds
• to attend. He stated the association
had been keenly disappointed this
season in the crowds attending games
and that he was particularly anxious
that interest should be revived this
year as the team had a strong chance
for the Slate Championship and that
Milledgeville should back the t n am in
its effort to bring the laurels to Mil-
»n. the squei
of the future
THE RED CROSS
Judge Janies B. Pnrk permitted the ri
Grand Jury to adjourn Wednesday ! t
Bday morning when he was notified
the Grand Jury that they
Jdeled after the
vould confer up- j
morning to rc-conveno on the third
I Monday in February, when an extra
tiJAriT/ rrrr/vrnrr i **** ion of the court wfl| be to
W0RKEFFEuIVFJ:;;;:r;:rrr;:L3rii i c ;™:i‘:
Four murder cases, a number of
Local Chapter Can Distribute misdemeanor and felony cases, wth
Funds and Has National Or- ! th * a * ual numbtr of whiskey
ganization Back of It In
Times of Distress
1,5 ,,r iin y tra
y and regulatory
n future exchanges
n. of Bill
it would b? unlaw-
on to delivery for j , f the eitixen8 c f Milledgeville and
ugh the mails or j county w |j realize what nn
merce by telephone 1 a g C ncy for good they have in the
offer to make con- , j oca j chapter of the Red Cross ther?
] u ' j will be no difficulty in securing the
funds necessary to deal with the
cases of need and distress which are
on all sides.
In the reorganization of the Bcld-
-ounty chapter of the Red Cross
congested the docket until it made
it impossible for the work to be
cleared in a week's time.
Judge Park gave his decision Wed-
die, and read
to the court their presentments. The
Grand Jury will go back in session
when the February term is called.
Their presentments will be rend then.
All committees had made their in-
Court Holds Memorial Session for
Late Sheriff Wednesday After
noon. Bar Pays Tribute to
Program of Miuic a ad Song
Rendered. Dr. W. T. Wynn
Pays Tribute to Southern
Chief tab as An Edacator
s and reports had been re
nd the jury had prepared
ourt.will make an effort to
c docket at the February
tion of the '
rnct in cotton fu-
be used in hedg-
DR. G.H. WEBBER FLOGGING CASE
NAMED DELEGATE GOES TO JURY
*'f a properly
mining the price ba-
»r delivering cotton
• received in inter-
with certain excep-
ptions would permit
tton or the member
gulated exchange to
ganization which has been contem
plated for some time, an organization
t*» care for the poor, the needy, the
unfortunate of the community and
county. It was thought best to con
tinue as the chairman of the new
cribes the condi- organization, D. M. Rogers, who ha.->
which exchanges shall meet j served with such satisfaction as the
'• they may be permitted by i head of the organization which has
•‘•rotary of agriculture to oper- done such efficient wrok.
T" y would make regular re- In all probability the most import-
l| f -pot and future transaction-' ant committee is the Home Service
rohit.it their members from is- Committee whose function
fal-e 1>r misleading condition , investigate all
■ manipulating prices. mendation as the need of
r t!i.provisions, the govern- particular case, whether it b? ir
•n of i hr exchange also would j form of food, clothing, medical
! H * 1 m excluding repre-
Brings High Honor to Himself and
College as Repr. sentative of
N. E. A. At World
J. W. Hubbard on Trial Accused
for Part of Floggng Jim Angles
Last May Trial Consume;
More Than Day
Judge James B. Park halt
ssion of Baldwin Supi
ir about an hour Wednei
The anniversary of the birthday of
Grp. Robert fc. Lee was observed in
this r«*y Saturday, Jon. l!*th, with
appropriate and impressive -jxercises.
The program was given under the
auspices of the R. E. Lee Chapter of
the U. D. C., and was rendered be
fore an audienc? composed largely
of young people.
The stage in the auditorium of G.
M. C. was decorated in the flags of
the Confederacy, with a picture of
General Lee prominently placed.
Col. Gen. S. Roach presided, and
ed the | ,he °P‘* n5n fc invocation was given by
Dr. George Harris Webber, head
of the department of education and
psychology of the Georgia State Col-
leg? for Women, has received a high
honor .and distinction in being named
a delegate from the National Educa
tion Association to the World Fed
eration of Education Associations Jury last July for assault with mwu.
which will hold its fourth annual to murder, after they had been ac-
conference at Geneva, Switzerland, cused by Angles of beating him with
and make yecom- l July 2Gth, to August 3rd, 1929. This a tack studded thong. Hardy was
t need of that app'onitment carries with it mem- j acquitted by the court last July. A
Ii?r.«hip on the Committee on Inter-' bill was returned against I. L. Bar-
national Relations of the National ron as being the fourth member of
If the citizens will refuse to , Education Association. Ihe party at the present session of
pr aid to those who beg upon the j) r> Webber has been prominently the Grand Jury
ts or who solicit from door to identified with the N. E. A. for many ""
and report to any member of ; -- Pan5 , having served on the board of
mittee. the very expensive directors during the past eight years.
the late Sheriff of ih? county, Sam
Col. Erwin Sibley, Col. Joe Pottle,
Solicitor Joe Duke and Judge E. R.
Hines, of the Baldwin county court,
paid their tribute to the Sheriff. Col.
Pottle, President of the Lar and So
licit or Duke recalled many pcrsonul
incidents in the life of Mr. Terry.
Judge Pnrk concluded tho services
with a tribute to the Sheriff.
Sheriff Terry had served the coun
ty for 20 years as Sheriff and was
one of the most beloved men in the
,-ou.aty. His death occurcd December
31st, the day before he entered upon
n Superior court is
the trial of J. W. Hubbard another four y
accused by Jim Angles as one of the *
men taking him from his home last CAMPAIGN FOR SHERIFF
May and brutally flogging him. NEARING ITS CLOSE
Hubbard, Levi Smith and Fountain
Hardy were indicted by the Grand Election Wdl
S*L B p A u NES tr *velinc
Uman for VA„ concern
l l r
poitij- . m has accepted a
f F Sau- r' liRU Ralf?tmnn of the
hi* . ' r °f Richmond, Va.,
*”J r x «h South GMr ® i ‘
^mond haR ^ ust returned from
d *>- »Uh,\ he ’•Fent several
•«.. He ^ auer c ° ,s P‘nee of busi-
»'», h,vi„. U " eI P'rienced sales-
ker ot , betn on the road a num-
Co , „i H '..Y in m * ke ' the
habit of charity duplicatii
done away with. All case*
ever nature, should be r
Rev John Yarbrough, Dr.
derson or to Rev. H. D. Wa
Home Service Committee.
D.-. T. M. Hall was
•n will be He is now n msmb.r of th<
, of what- * oe on rrsolutions which hold a pre
sorted to liminary mooting in February in
Sam An- Cleveland ar.d makes its final find-
mock, the j nffs a t the Atlanta meeting this sum
mer. Dr. Webber is a member or the
appointed committee on reference, being the
chairman of the committee to solicit representative from the South At-
funds for the work, the committee laqtic States. Dr. Webber is a life
to work with him to be selected by member of tho National Education
the chairman. Rev. Geo. B. Thomp
son and R. W. Wootten were ap
pointed members of the Publicity
The Parent Teacher Association
have gone to a great deal of expense
in draining the grounds around the
grade building, and are in debt. They
nope very much that the people will
rally to their needs and respond
liberally on tag day Saturday Feb. 2.
G.. I. A. A.
Coaches T. H. Rentz and George
Florence of G. M. C. attended a aes-
sion of the Georgia Intercollegiate
Athletic Association in Macon Mon
day. Plans for the G. I. A. A. Bas
ketball tournament in March were
Held Friday Feb.
nd Three Candidate* Are
Geo. B. Thompson. ,
The musical feature of the program
was music by the G. M. C. band,
under direction of Maj. Osterman;
three songs by the Sophomore Norm
al Glee Club, of G. S. C. W„ under
direction of Miss Alice Lenort- Tuck
er, the last of these songs being
“Dixie” in which the audience stood
and joined; n song by Mr. and Mrs.
Chas Conn and Mrs. Edyth Gibson,
u’th Mrs. M. H. Bland, at the pano.
All of the music.d numbers both song
and band were of the highest charac
ter. It can safely be said that no
better or more appreciated program
wa% rendered anywhere.
Dr. W. T. Wynn, of the G. S. C.
W. spoke of Robert E. Lee as an Edu
cator. The speaker treated his sub
ject in a clear and comprehensive
way, and the address was lofty in
thought and pure in diction. It can
be read in this paper.
Rev. H. F. Harding paid a. short
tribute to Stonewall Jackson/ as a
soldier and leader, and the high type
of his Christian charac:er.
The entire program was replete
with interesting features ar.d was in
spiring to higher ideals. Those pres
ent thoroughly enjoyed the exercises.
The candidates for Sheriff of Bald
win county have entered on tho last
lap of their race, as the election is
just one week off.
s m. robm fa™*
dy, and the election will be held Fri- DIED TUESDAY MltHT
day Feb. 1st.
Judge S-cmbtidge will appoint the Third Member of Family Pa»»e»
manager*, and every precinct in the Away Within Ten Day*, After
county will be opened. j Attack of Flu
The election is called to name n 1
successor to the late Sheriff S. L. The death of Mr. Robert Patterson
Terry, who was elected in the Ne- 1 which occurred Tuesday night at his
vember election, and died before his j home in tr.c south-western part of the
new term of office commenced. \ county, takes the third member of
The selection of a jury con umed
the greater part of the morning and
the trial was begun near the noon
recess. A brief pause in the case
was caused by a rercss for memorial
services for the late Sheriff Terry.
The jury will have the cat? early
tomorrow it was believed this after
A large number of witnesses were (
in-roduccd by the d-tenw to cstob- Therefore a Sheriff will be named the Patterson family within ten days,
liah the alibi and r .core or more for the fall term of four yearn. —
character witnesses were placed on The three candldatea have been
the atand. 1 he State relied upon the quietly at work with the voters since
th" testimony of Annies and his wife the election was called, and each
to establish its case. ««>>» confidence that he will be the
choice of the people.
MUSIC CLUB TO MEET NEXT
The Senior Music Club will meet
Saturday afternoon at three thirty
o'clock at the home of Mr*. Edgar
Long. Mr*. David Ferguson will
have charge of the
» urged to be wn*nt,
The Senate has confirmed the ap
pointment of Hugh T. Cline as Post
master of Milledgeville for four
gears. There was ne opposition to
the appointment Mr. Cline.
Mrs. Patterson and a son, having
di:d Sunday, January 13th.
Flu and pneumonia laid a heavy
hand or. them, there being eight of
the family ill a‘ or.e time. As soon
C3 this condition was learned prompt
steps were tr.ken :o give assistance
and relief, medicine nurses, clothing,
provisions, and other necessities were
Mr. Patterson was well-known
throughout the section in which he
The funeral and burial was held at
Mt. Pleaaant. 4