Jfceivcs Four Hundred and
jj-.flve Votes. Defeating His
Nearest Orpin: By Good
j Hayim* w J elected Sheriff
Wdwin'nuMy lo succeed the
s I.. Terry in ’he election held
av. February 1st.
rre three candidates in the
Haynie. Boland L. Law-
\\. T. Lundy. For several
■k* prior ;o the- election they con-
d a quiet but active campaign.
. total vote* polled was 1.065. Mr.
vnie receiving 155: Mr. Lawrence
f ,,ver hi? nearest op-
Federal Uniaa Established fa 1828
Southern Recorder " 1819
Milkdienlc, G»., February 7,1929
Consolidated in 1872
Tb< 105th prt
. has served as Chief-of-I’olice of
rdjfeviMe for the past several
■J. and has e stablished himself ir
confidence of the people who
; come to know hm. The urgu-
i*. was effectively used by his
nd.« .hat he had made a faithful
tf-of-Poiice, and that lie would
* Baldwin county a good Sheriff.
C. M. C. CADETS
LENTEN SEASON BEGINS
Aih Wednesdav i
Next Wednesday, F -bruary 13th,
will begin the Lenten season cele
brated in many churches a? a period
of worship and prayer prior to Easter.
The Catholic and Episcopal churches
will have Ash Wednesday sendees.
Easter will come this year on the
last Sunday in March. Regular ser
vices will be conducted in these two
churches until Easter.
Meeting of Officials Saturday to
Accept of Reject MiUedgeville
Invitation for G. i. A. A.
President R. K. White, of Norman
Institute. L. K. Tanner of Lanier
and H. J. Stageman of the University
of Georgia, a committee of the Geor
gia Intercollegiate Athletic Associa
tion, will meet, in Macon Saturday to
act on the invitation extended by
Conch Rentz for the association to
hold their tournament here.
Coach Rentz sent the invitation to
the board after the Kiwanis, Cham
ber of Commerce and business
had pledged their support in the
dortaking. He offered entertainment
to the teams, but did not make any
promise to bear the railroad expo
to transport the teams here.
Coach Rentz believes' the invita
tion wall be accepted and the three
G.M.C. SQUAD TO
DRILL FOR CUP
Cadets to Drill Lanier Pick Squad
for Junior Chamber of Commerce
Cup in Macon Saturday
Between he halves of the G. M.
C. Lanier basketball game in Macon
Saturday night, a picked squad from
the local school will drill against the
crack squad of Lanier for a silver
cup offered by the Junior Chamber
of Commerce jf Macon.
The cadet squad has been picked
from Company P and will be under
the command of Corporal Eugene
pany the team. The crack cade
equad is one of the best the school
has put out, Lieut. Nash belie
and he is confident they will return
with the cup offe
meet held last year in Macon. The
company, squad and individual drills
being won. The drill this year is r
special feature of the game betweer
the two schools.
Earlier in the year, Lanier won the
Individual drill which was staged by
the Rotary Club at a meeting in Jan
Beys Two Dump Trucks; Orders
Timber on Moran Spring Place
Sold. Pills Vacancy on
The City Council at the regular
monthly meeting Monday night forc-
of business that came up for consid
The Council voted to contribute
$100.00 per annum to "the Red Cross
Community Chest to be used for
A Chevrolet and a Ford Hump
truck were purchased. These truck?
to be used in hnuli.ig mnd and dirt
for the streets of the city. The mules
will be despensed with.
The Ci.y Clerk was authorized to
advertise for bids for the timber of
sixty-six acre?, on the Moran Spring
place in the North-eastern part of
These matters were taken up. after
the resignation of J. W. Haynie a-
Chiof-of-Police hud been accepted,
and vacancies on the force filled.
L. N. JORDAN TO BUILD j A PAAn Ilf AU AIT
BEAUTIFUL HOME IN MARCH A UUUV nUlUAN
Jordan. Old Ho.
LEGION TO HAVE VALENTINE
PARTY FEBRUARY 12
DIED MONDAY NIGHT
ember, at Kid Pasty Nei
Tuesday Night at The
Point Lead i
J The com
- *Ttime and pi
I their meet!
Th- (i. M.
The . r .alf endt<
Ba-ket 3al! Five lost Dr. Elant F. Dempsey, Presiding
lC * Fri,1 “y ni ^ !r to the Lanier j Elder of the Oxford District, paid an
•I before i official visit to the Methodist church-
Millodgevillc and Baldwin coun-
thc' Saturday and Sunday, and held the
first quarterly conferences.
Saturday morning the officials of
the churches of th- MiUedgeville
circuit assembled at the parson
age in this city and, after a sermon
by Dr. Dempsey, a dinner was serv
ed. The quarterly conference was
held in the early afternoon.
Dr. Dempsey preached at the Mil-
ledgcville Methodist church Sunday
morning, to a large congregation,
and held the conference in the early
The Midway conference was held
in the evening immediately following
the delivery of a discourse by Dr.
Dr. Dempsey expressed himself
well pleased with the progress of th<
churches throughout his district, and
urged the officials to rally-to their
churches, and make this year
best the district has ever had.
with the teams
-s picked for the
utc shot saved the
nd G. M. C., was
ir rivals of many
1 thrilling game of
& JL C. has tried for the scalp of
uuer team on the court for
} s?a«ins, but all of the games
J3-t this way, one point away
5 “ 1 ‘ Poised land. The game
2y 3 l !'P>cal Lanier-G. M. C.
es foun<l tiu ‘ cadets wanting by
ery ynalll margin.
*® 'n botl t
^ T bcy had the Lai
» fast ugres-
>se they give
Back Five to Battle Gor-
^itnte Team cn Ccuri
, Ert Fn 'i»y Night. Meet
SIDE WALK OPENED ON GREEN
Work on the necessary grading and
cutting on the side walk adjoing the
G. S. C. Park, was being completed
,r - Macon Saturday
Florence G. M. C. bas-
• entertain the Gordon
‘•tl court Friday night
, 7. i , l ‘P classic before
Savannah come here,
•cam rated the best in
would be ready for use within u f«
When plans were made known of
converting “Government Squ
in b a recreational park for the stud
ents of the Georgia State College for
Women, the city agreed to make a
ide walk on thin street at the request
of the college.
The land to bo used as the park has
been graded in many places and walk
ways laid out. The Log Hut given
by the class of 1920 wll be erected
during the spring months it is under-
SINGING AT COOPERVILLE BAP
TIST CHURCH SATURDAY
The ladies of the American Legion
are to be hosts to the members of the
Morris-Little Post of the American
Legion on noxt Tuesday evening at
a Valentine party at the Legion Hall.
The entertainment Tuesday prom
ises to be one of the most brilliant
social features of the spring. The
Lcgionnircs have been asked to dnss
as kiddies for the affair and a prize
is being offered for the best costume.
The Valentine idea will be carried out
in decorations and favors for the
party. Dancing and bridge will be
the principal entertainment,
games appropriate to the sea
be carried out.
Family Bu*i*| Ground
Mr. Lee Jordan will b.gin the con
struction of hi* new home on the
old Evans lot the first of next
month, adding to MiUedgeville resi
dence section another modern and
The new home will occupy the site
of the old Evans home on a high
point just off Jefferson street. The
site is one of the commanding spots
in Millcdgevill.-. The hill gives a
view over the surrounding country
and the old grove uround the old
home udds still to the beauty of the
Mr. Jordan will erect n brick homi-
modern in every detail that promises
to be one of the most beautiful homes
in the city. He expects to complete
in about three months.
The old Evans home has been
moved just south of the site for the
new home and has been converted in
to a modern apartment house.
The Kiwanis club will be visited on
n?xt Friday evening by Lieut Gover
nor Tracey of Augusta, and the mem
bers are plannnig to give him a cor
dial reception. He will be accom
panied to the city by a prominent
Kiwanian who will make an address,
discussing the ideals and plan? of
Kiwanians, a talented singer will al
so be with him. It is expected that
the meeting Friday evening will be
one o? the most inspiring the club
has ever held.
The men of the Presbyterian
church will he entertained on Thurs
day evening at a supper. The church
year is nearing an end and plans for
closing the work will be discussed.
A big attendance of the men is ex
pected at this meeting.
The season for hunttng doves,
snipe and fox came to a close Thurs
day, the last day of January. Bald
win county sportsmen have had fine
Mr. John S. Scogin. one of Baldwin ;
county's well-known citizens und J
farmers, died at. the home of his I
daughter, Mrs. Alien Stiles in Louis- j
ville, Ga., Monday night. February
Mr. Scogin went to Louisville a j
few month? ago to visit hi? daughter. ;
and his health, which was in the de
cline at the time, gradually failed. A
weeks ngo, it was realized that
he had been stricken with his las
illness apd he grew weaker until
The remains were brought to this
city Tuesday.-and carried to the
Jos. A. Moore Funeral Home, where
the funeral services were held Wed
nesday aftrenoon by Rev. J. H. Furr,
pas 4 or of the Milldcgcville circuit.
The remains were carried to the
old Scogin burial ground near Meri-
wehtor, and laid by those of Mrs.
Scogins and several generations of
John S. Scogin was about seventy-
two years of age, and was a scion of
one of Baldwin county's oldest fami
lies. The farm upon which he was
horn, reared and spent his life was in
a tract of land granted to one of his
ancestors, who was a revolutionary
soldier. His father, for whom he was
named entered the Confederate army
as a surgeon .and was afterwards pro-
moted to a Major. His name is in
scribed on a tablet in Chickamauga
Park, among those of other heroes of
Mr. Scogin in early manhood mar
ried Miss Eula Webb, a daughter of
the late Mr. Milton Webb, and to
them were born four daughters, two
of whom are dead, the surviving ones
being Mrs. Allen Stiles, of Louisville,
and Mrs. Willard F. Williamson, of
Mr. Scogin was cordial and plcns-
ant in his nature, and he was popu
lar with all who knew him. He had
his convictions and the fortitude to
| stand by them. His hospitality and
| geneality were widely known through
I out the countv. H« w-s n BuVtsnt'nl
farmer, a kind and considerate hus
band end father, and a good neighbor
! and friend. He was a regular attend-
Lieut. G. S. Mickle to Look Over
MiUedgeville Company At
Annual Inspection. Company
GONE TO REWARD
Mrs. Chet R. Harper Passed Away
Sunday, After a Long and Use
ful Life. Funeral Monday al
Mrs. Chas R. Harper died at her
ome in Midway Sunday, February
Lieut. G. S. Mickle, Infantry, has
been assigned to make the annual
spection of the Ruldwin Blues
March 15th, an announcement <
made this week.
The Blues have begun preparations
for the annual drill that will deter
mine their rating in the National
Guard of the state. Cnpt.
Ennis began to make preparatii
the annual “look over” calling extra
drill during this month. The entire
drill mnnuel will be gone over and 1
the different phases of training will
be reviewed for the officers inspec
As has been the custom the in
spection will be held on the streets
of the cily and the public will be in
vitee to witness it- Maj. Matthew?,
batta lion Commander, Col. Pope,
Rcgiriental Commander and other
high officers in the Guard will ac
company the officer here.
Capt. Ennis and Lieutenants Har-
grove and Jackson are giving the men
an extensive training program in pre
paration for the drills next month.
The company has always received
high rating by the inspecting officers
and the determination to keep this
same position is evident from the
enthusiasm the men have shown in
CHIEF OF POLICE
J. H. Tfaigpin Made City Marshal
and Carlos Edwards Elected
Night w e*dunan
The C*ty Council at its mcctin
Monday n J ght accented the resigns
tion of Mr. W. J. Haynie, ns Chiel
C ; ty Marshal Frank N. Broom
wa S elected Cb:?f; J. IT. Thigpen, wh
The passing of Mrs. Harper takes
away one of our community's oldest
and best loved women, and brings to
u close a life that hud been well and
Mrs. nnrper had been in declining
health for some time, on account of
her extreme old age, and her death
while not unexpected brought great
sorrow to her loved ones and friends.
The funeral services worn held at
the Methodist church ifonduy morn
ing, Rev. J. F. Yarbrough officiat
ing, and the remains were interred in
the city cemetery by the aide of Mr.
Harper, who had proceeded her to the
Mrs. Harper was Miss Aimm Eliza
both Tatum, a daughter of Mr. Dud
ley II. Tatum and Mrs. Frances Kirhj
Greene Tatum, and was born in Bald
win county Jane 1st, 1843. In her
girl-hood duys she attended the Bup
List College at Madison. On Janu.ar>
16th, 1866, she was married to Chas
R. Harper, Rev. George W.
brough, father of Rev.. J. F. Ynr
Mr. .and Mrs. Harper commenced
life together at a time when fortitude
and salf-sacriffce were required a?
their home-land was passing through
the days of reconstruction, after the
war between the States, and in which
Mr. Harper had taken his part as a
They lived for u loag number of
yoars in the northwestern sectior
jj j of the county near Meriwether, where
f nr l Mr. Harper successfully farmed, and
' their home was one of happiness and
hospitality. Several years ngo they
purchased a residence in Midway, nnd
Mr. Harper died there about two
to p >( . . “ Strongest
1 ^ ‘ 0,1 . ^ as ,uu *- Coach
“ ^ nt his BarnesviUe team
undefeated season and
’with their back* to the
, r ^ ed to about a re-
fU doD ® ma kor< program.
--JP :a r ^ r '^ ay p5vo Mil- A hinging will bo held at the Coop-
■fllin, h Cl , , S .. a ," f ’ th ‘ r hect 'c and erville Bapust church Saturday night.
»a There will be a number of good sing
Rev. Leslie L. Williams will preach
Sunday raroning at 11:30 o'clock.
Everybody is invited.
during the sec on, but
partridges are not as plentiful ns
usual. The federal sen-on cn duck?
a!?o closed Thursday. The state sea-
on on o’poBSnms closed Friday, Feb
Persons hunting the game men
tioned after the s ate's season c!o»-
ing dates will be prosecuted under
the state law, the commissioner rays,
while hunting those birds or animal?
on which the state season remain?
open but on which the federal season
is closed will not bo protected against
that Mcthodi?t church.
Mrs. Harper joined the Methodist
church at Bethel soon after her mar
riage, and deeply interested in
its welfare, being a regular attendant
upon its services. After coming to
Midway to live, twenty-five years ago,
her membership was transferred to
the MiUedgeville Methodist church,
and towards it she manifested the
same devotion and love which had
characterized her life at Bethel
church. It was only when she be
came physically disabled that she
missed a service. In every relation
ship she exemplified the ideal* and
virtues of a Christian life, being sus
tained by an unerring faith in God.
which sustained nnd uphold her at
Mrs. Harper was a devoted wife
and mother, a kind und considerate
neighbor and friend, and her heart
went out in sympathy and aid to
those in distress.
Mrs. Harper was the mother of five
children, the oldest of whom John B.,
died in Macon several years ago.
Those living are Mrs. Geo. W. Griner.
C. Tatum Harper, Misses Annie and
Mabry Harper, all of MiUedgeville.
She is also survived by the following
grandchildren: P. H. Griner, Houston.
Texas; C. B. Griner, Jacksonville.
Fla.; Capt. George W. Griner. U. S.
Army, Fort Moultrie, S. C.; H. H.
Griner, Wcwoka, Oklahoma; C. Ed
win Harper, Clemson, S. C.; Mrs. F.
N. Coleman, Charlotte, N. C.; Mrs.
R. F. Ennslin, Mnc«»n, Ga.
“A mother in Israel has fallen on
GEORGIA DAY W|» L BE
Mrs. E. R. Hinps, president of thoi off
Federated C l ubs, has .arranged
exercises for the ob-erv»nce of Geor
gia Day Friday. A program w ; ll be
rendered at each of the schools of
‘he- county by member* of the various
clubs making up the Federation.
ed for those •
the the end.
»M., W0OTirn f " r a ' »«*•
“» .7 c “ ieta *o
return game with
U. D. C. MEETS TUESDAY
The R. E. Lee Chapte? of the U.
D. C. will meet next Tuesday after
noon at the home of Mrs. H. D. Allen,
at four o’clock. All members are
urged to be present.
MERCER GLEE CLUB COMING
The Mercer Glee Club will give an
entertainment at the G. S. C. W.
auditorium Monday night, February
The c’nb is a high class musical
aggregation and give a splendid enter
tainment. They do not come as one
the Lyceum number. It will be open
to the people of the city/
The machinery for the Electrix
Ms*d Bakery is being received and
will be installed within the next few
The int"rior of the s 4 ore to be oc-
ru"ied by the Bakery has been pat in
order, and show cases for the dis
playing of the breads, cakes, etc., ar
It !s planned to have everything in
readiness for opening on the 15tb.
An announcement of those to be in
charge wiU be made next week.
The Board of Education at their
meeting Tuesday passed a resolution
instructing the Executive •ommittec
of the Board to call on Governor
Hardman for payment of the school
funds past due.
The commit'ee was also authorized
to request Representative Marion Al
len and Senator Hyman to lend their
assistance and co-operation in secur
ing the payment.
The payment of the teachers for
their January salaries w.is made, but
Superintendent Bivins states that
money will have to be received from
the State before another payment
can be made.