PRIL8TH SETTO COMMITTEE MAKE DR. W.F. TANNER i CONVICT POSES COMMITTEE 0. K’S
HEAR PETITION FARM LOAN PLANS! G. M. C. DONOR AS MAIL PILOT PROTESTED SHOW
Federal Union Established in 1M*
MiUedgerifle, G»., Muck 21,1929
Consolidated ir 1872
• e Corantisrion to Hear Plea Community Committees to Be Ap- Sends Miss Julia Moore Check for
y;J4| e Georgia Towns for pointed to Pass on Loans Before Grammar School Library. Noted
Lqv t Power Rate April 8. Work Can Begin. L. H. Physician Ex- G. M. C. Student
Delegate to Attend . Andrews Assist in Work and Pupil of Miss Julia
April the* _]
set by the
' 1 , f *i»v ns in the Dublin
orgia Power Com-
r „ ]„wcr commercial
or n henr-
. i f,,r re duced rates on
....', n s, window light, and
t;,,. was signed by
ninety per cent of the
%■ .lerdan was advi-ed by
;1 would go to Atlanta
•i , i ■:it:«»n was heard and
aid that a number of Mil-
. citizens will be present
r Company has recently
the residential rates in the
throughout the state and
rt to rain a uniform com-
.ite throughout the state will
every con-ideration by the
I CROSS REPRESENTATIVE
INAELE MAKE INVESTIGATION
Condition. Pr.v.ot Vi.il to
tctiori of Ccur.ty Affected by
Flood.. Will Return at Early
!r Ji-.in Clark, investigating
r«-«entative . •' the National Red
•• 'irnir.ization, was in the city
Thunday and Friday for the
• ascertaining conditions in
tWc-wntr Its’ rdrtAf of
'i -i-V' U*- flood of last summer
u -i' of deriding whether a«-
inu* should he rendered by the
'•mied by a com-
t« fn'W th- local organization.
Jon W. Hutchinson, chairman of a I l>r. W. F. Tanner, noted physician
three member committee homed to and a member of the Public Health
pass on loans in Baldwin county un-1 Service of the United States, for-
der the new Federal Loan Act, were i warded to M?«s Julia Moore this week
awititing authority from Government a handsome check for the Library of
officials for the appointment of com-1 the Grammar Grades of the college,
munity committees before the work j Dr. Tanner is a graduate of G. M.
could begin in making the loans in C. and was a pupil of Miss Moore
this county. j while in the grammar grades. The
Under the recent Federal act np- 1 letter accompanying the check told
propriatinc ,ix million ilollarn for j of his desire to help the school in
fnrm relief in the Southea.tern j tome way and that he had iatended
state. Baldwin county* share will he . "endina a collection of hook* fo- the
fifteen thousand dollar*, a sum ncces- j library in the grammar grades, but
s;;rv to make about seventy-five 1 bad forwarded the money instead
loans it has been estimated. | vo that Miss Julia could make the
Mr. Hutchinron with Copt. J. H. ! rclecion " f h "' ,ks f °r the library.
Knnis and Gconre IV. Hollin*head Dr. TanneV is a brother of Mr.
were named a? u general committee J 0sc «r Tanner of this city and has a
to pass on all loans in the county and j number fo relatives through out the
there still remain a number of co- | county. He recently returned from
raunity committees to be appointed, Germany where he has spent
before the loans can he made. The
Escapes From Farm and Beats Way “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” to Be Shown
Out of Town Posing as Air Mail Colonial Over Protest of U- D.
Pilot, Notorious Prisoner C. Famous Slave Story to
Escapes Before Appear on Screen
Raymond, Stribling, serving a time j Over the protest of the United
for forgery’ at the State Farm made Daughters of the Confederacy, “Un-
his escape last Thursday and came J c | c Tom’.. Cfebin,” story depicting
to Millcdgcville and posed as an Air | th*. slave trade in the South before
Mail pilot, inducing Mr. Ed Lane to ! the war, will be shown at the Colo-
START APRIL 1.
Cadets to Make South Georgia
Tour. Eighteen Gaines to Be
Played During Season. G. !.
A. A. Nines Predominate
take him to Eatonton where he i
his way into Athens and all traci
been lost of him.
Stribling escaped from a field
lade i Dial Theatre Thursday and FYiday
bas 0 f this week, after a committee of
twelve men had placed their O. K.
near on the production
....... ..w.w v.. , .... „ -
eed in cutting wood. He came to plaint that was made l»y the i
s city and told the story of his j headquarters of the Confedc
ail and he had
lcnta in a hurry to get
to finish his trip. lie
about aviation and the ;
United 1 daughters and the local chapter ac-
o get to At- ! ing at their request filed a protest
another ship with Mr. M. L. Curry asking that
alked freely | the picture not be shown here. Mr.
ir mail busi- Curry stated that he had already
county chairman was awaiting au
thority to name these committes.
Under the act authorizing the
loans from the Federal Land Bank
in Columbia, the applications have
to he made to the community com
mittee who approve them and send
them to the general committee who
act*on them and forward them to
the Columbia Bank.
Mr. L. H. Andrews will assist ap
plicants in filling in the necessary
papers. He will have an office in the
Horne-Andrews Commission Company-
Warehouse. using the desk formerly
kept by the Tux Collector.
The accessary application blanks
have been received and first loan-*
will be passed upon when all details
have been worked out. Communica
tion by special mail has been estab
lished in order to speed the work so
that the loans can be made.
the work of the Gov
He is one of the most noted and
able physicians in the Public Health
Miss Moore with a committee of
the grade teachers will make the Se
lection of the books, which will be
placed in the library immediately.
REV. J. L. LAWRENCE DIED
IN ATLANTA WEDNESDAY
n ’ s. Inducing Mr. Lane to take him
to Eatonton where he hired a taxi
and went to Madison. At Madison
he toM the taxi driver he had some
busines> to nttend to there and that
he would return in a few minutes.
The driver waited until late in the
night and the man did not return.
Mr. Lane stated that Stribling
told him his name was Little and
that his plane had crashed near this
city. He asked Mr. Lane to come
back here and secure a guard for the
ship and the mail until he returned.
Mr. Lane erme back and made a
search for the fallen plane but learn
ed that he had been buncoed.
Judge Dunnaway stated that noth
ing had been heard of the escaped
man but that a search was being made
in all directions for him.
of the county, but
oirdirion "f the highwater. He,
tvsr. went into a full discussion
*•» conditions at a meeting of
cTS * citizens called by chairman
#•’ i lurk received a telegram
the National Headquarters to
the flood districts of South
a. and was compelled to leave
'■ before making u thorough
Wednesday morning, March 20th,
about four o'clock.
Mr. Lawrence was desperately ill
for several weeks, and about a week
ago was carried from his home in
Wilkinson county to Atlanta. The
I malady that had fastened itself up-
FLOODS HOLD MANY G. S. C. 1 him "■ f u*rd yield to mediral treat.
GIRLS, IN MILLEDGEVILLEI and his 1,fe wa!: cla " m ' 1 by thr
y Wednesday by
nd carried to the
rill Uc held at the
Atlanta j CONTRIBUTIONS ASKED
FOR FLOOD SUFFERERS
High Waters in South Georgia Pre
vent Young Women from Taking
Advantage of Trip Home
brought to this
Mr. J A. Moor
>Mon. He, hen
go into a th
1WAMIS CLUB PASS
Resolution against tent
• >ing heard Mr. John
•r ;1, e work of the Red
;‘<»ke in the highest
itindation °f the local
•n,| the effectivene s 1
b.irg carried out.
Padgct , of the G. S.
made n moat interest-,
•■'"K talk, having for
1 uaK passed urging
•hi.v.v be prohibited
to Millcdgeville. bo j
" n ; in the county re-!
'• ’u this time.
AY CHAIRMAN IN
v "‘>'. former Coni-
*-Little Post of the
■ • was named Tenth
to organize riflo
throughout the dis-
a a state wide shoot
• • organize teams in
Wn * ‘ n -be state in an
." °ne 0 f the oldest
umor Boy* and Girls
’ bv organized.
d ,.f Tr "' c °mmittee of the
• °f the Georgia
Several hundred G. S. C. W. gW| BaDti8t church this , T hur*d*y) «f-
temoon, at three o'clock. Rev. J.
remain on the campus during
the week end, when high waters pre
vented them from reaching their
home and taking advantage of the
week-end spring holidays, granted at
the collge for the past week-end.
Trains were cut off from South
Georgia by high waters and wash
outs and many of the young women
were necessarily held here when it
was announced that .he trains could
not reach their home cities.
The beauty special left early Sat
urday morning with more than five
hundred young women on board.
They arrived in Macon and trans
ferred to trains into all part:
F. McClur.ey and Rev. H. D. Warnork
Mr. Lawrence was a native of Put
nam county. He graduated from
Mercer University, and became a
Baptist minister, and during his life
filled pulpit? in Putnam, Baldwir and
Wilkinson counties. He also taught
. rhool, and at difference times was
principal of the Midway and Coop-
erville schools. While performing
.hese duties he also conducted a farm
at his home in Wilkinson county. On
iourd. | fi rs t D f January, he commenced
rans- t he duties of School Superintendent
f I „f Wilkinson county to which po i-
Georgia were delayed and in some
instances detoured to their destina
tion, making it impossible for the
,-oung ladies to make the trip home.
Monday .night The opring holi
days have become an annual custom
at the college.
THE EPWORTH LEAGUE WILL
HAVE CHARGE OF SERVICES
‘ « quarter’s sup-
hive ! ur 'd
He was a membi
Mr. Lawrence is survived by his
wife, who was Miss Bailie Richard-
of Mr. and Mrs. W.
of this county, and
d o her relatives.
*; . Lawjnenco [had hundreds of
friends who knew'and loved him on
account of the close touch he had
with human hearts and their needs.
H's life work was finished in
comparatively young manhood, and
wan filled with -
D. M. Roge-^ Makes Appeal for Aid
to Thote in Dire Need. Give
Mr. D. M. Rogers chairman of the
local Red Cross tAfsanizaftion, ha?
been requested to make an appeal
for the sufferers of the flood in Ala
There are hundreds withou: homes
and the privation and suffering are
intense, assistance is badly needed
at once to stay disease and death.
Mr. Rogers appeals to the people
of Millcdgcville and Baldwin county
o respond and take a part in allvi-
a ing the suffering of the distress.
Contributions can bp handed Mr.
Rogers or left at any of the drug
stores or with Mr. L. C. Hall.
Mr. Rogers has been instructed
to wire the umunt contributed Fri-
If you intend to aid, give today.
son a daughter
six children, ar
The many friend? of Miss Maggie
Humphrey will regret to learn that
she was painfully hurt last Friday
f the"Masonic h >’ h<,in * slrurk , by aa * uto “ ob “'-
and is in a hospital, where she is suff
ering wi h njuries on her head and
Miss Humphrey, and her sister,
Mis? Mauil Humphrey, holds re
sponsible government positions in
Washington, where they have been
several year? past.
The latest news from Miss Hum
phrey is that she is getting along as
well a? could be expected.
•acher GEORGIA GLEE CLUB TO
ich should make hir
APPEAR AT G. S. C.
evening at 8:00 o’clock at the Metho
The Epworth League i? an active I
organization among the young peo-
nle of the Methodist church, and an ;
interesting and entertain ng program
of music, songs, etc., is being ar
ranged by the ac ing president, Miss
Bertie Stembridge, and others.
The young people should be greet
ed by a large audience.
COUNTY COURT CONVENES
Baldwin county court will convene
next Monday morning at ten o’clock,
Judge E. R. Hines presiding. Solici
tor Carlisle Giles will represent the
sta e in the prosecution of the crimi
nal- dock .t to be tried.
CITY A\jTO TAGS GO ON SALE
and G .M. C.
City auto license tags went on
sale Monday of this week and autoist
are now showing the little red tag
bearing the letters Millcdgeville the
Home of G. S. C. W. and G. M. C.
with the number and the year.
The tags are given on registra
tion at the city hall. * f l ‘ e fifty
cunts being charged. Chief Broom
has urged all auto owners to get
their new tags.
The advertising idea on the tag
was adopted for the ^ me ^bis
year and his caused complimentary
expressions from citizens.
The University of Georgia Glee
Club will give a performance at
the auditorium of the Georgia State
College for Women on Saturday
evening March .‘JOth, a‘. eight-thirty.
The Glee club this year feature*
many special acts and has gone
over big in several Georgia cities.
The intenary this year includes four
teen Georgia towns.
d the play and that
it would mean a grea‘ Ions
to him. The Daughters carried their
fight further and wi
City Council Tuesi
asking that they into
The Council called a special session
and twenty-two women, members <
the U. D. C. and I). A. R. came befoi
the board. Mr. Curry was repr
ser.ted by Col. Erwin Sibley of the
law firm of Sibley & Sibley.
Mrs. R. B. Moore, President of th.
local chapter, voiced the first pro
test stating tha . the story of the play
depicted conditions in an untrue light
and that they as Daughers of the
Confederacy raised an objection.
Mrs. J. L. Meeson, State officer, fol
lowed Mrs. Moore in objecting and
she wis followed by Mrs. S. A. Cook.
Mrs. C. L. Moore, past presidin': and
and State officer, Mrs. M. H. Bland,
past president and Mrs. W. A. Mas
Col. Sibley presented the side of
Mr. Curry stuting that the financial
loss would be great to the Theatre
manager and thit the city would fac.
a law suit if they intervened. He
also suggested that the Council ap
point a committee of twelve men to
see the picture und pass on it. He also
presented telegrams from theatre
managers throughout the South
showring .hat the picture hid no ob
jectionable scenes and that it was
magnificiently staged and scened.
| Tiie recommendations came from the
McRae, Georgia, U. D. C. and theatre-
managers in Manchester, Fort
Valley, LaGrange, Roanoke, Ala.,
Alexander City, Trion and a town in
The Council went into an execu
tive session and after the city at
torney, Col. George Carpenter, ruled
city could not interfere un
less there were obnoxious or vulgar
scenes or th he showing of the pic
ture might cause racial strife or dis
turbance, the census committee was
The Council nimed L. C. Hall, E.
E. Bell, I)r. E. A. Tigner, Rev. F. If.
Harding, Eev. T. J. Morrow. II. o.
Bone. J. H. Ennis, Geo. Barr, W. L.
Ritchie, D. M. Rogers, Stewart Woot-
ten and Rev. J. F. Yarbrough. These
names being taken from a list of
about forty that was presented to the
Council. The first six men were
named a permanent board of cen
sors with the last six alternates.
These men cunnot censor pictures
unless the Theatre manager agrees
to permit them, Mr. Curry s ated. The
’lames of women were left off the
The committee named to see thi
picture witnessed its showing Wedne -
lay morning with a few exceptions.
Carlisle Giles, J. C. Ingram and
Culver Kidd taking the places of
J. H. Ennis, E. E. Bell, L. C. Hill
and Rev. T. J. Morrow, Rev. J. Yar-
f the ( city. The
Coach Slap Rentz and his G. M. C.
baseball team will face their first
foe the first week in April, several
teams being sought after to open the
diamond schedule here.
While a definite schedule has not
been announced. Coach Rentz hi* ar
ranged a tentative schedule that will
take the radeta on a South Georgin
tour and will include over eighteen
on the local lot. The first game
coming next month with & leading
nine in this section.
Thirty candidates h\.e been going
through daily work outs the r"'*•
week and a strong term w'! > ■ r
A pitching staff e.' •
ing out for the team and a hard i’ t-
ting out field i< assured.
The diimond is oeing put in
shape for the coming schedule. The
new arrangement will place home
base right at the entrance to the
new field, the concrete stands furn
ishing seats for the Grand stand.
The cadets were withot a team
last year and the Millcdgcville fans
that are baseball hungry are expect
ed to fill the pr.rk on opening day.
An increased seating capacity has
Included in the schedule this year
will be Riverside, Monroe, Gordon,
Lanier, leading South Georgia teams
and a representative team from At
lanta. Coach Rents expects a fa^t
agressive nine from the candidates
that ire now working out.
The c aching i? in charge of Coach
Rentz who has piloted the nine for
| the past several years.
BUS STATION TO GIVE
Tennille Will M«k« Station
formation Bureau. Lack
Club for Such Reports
The Milledgeville Bus Station,
i owned and operated by Mr. Cline
i Tennille. head of the Southland
| Conches, will furnish roc-1 informa
tion to tourist and autoist in the
city in the future.
Mr. George Blunt, Snpciin cnilent
of the Highway Department over
this division informed Mr. Tennille
of the difficulty for people to get
this information and the bus man
agreed to moke his bus station the
bureau for road information. The
roads to Macon and Augusta are non
open and are in better shape thar.
they have been in several weeks Mr.
Road information can he secured
in the future from the Southland
Coach Bus Station, Phone 351.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Kidd went to
Atlanta Monday in their automobile
and were accompanied on their re
turn home by Dr J. E. Kidd, who
ha;? been in the Piedmont Hospital
in that city for the past -everzl
weeks. Dr. Kidd stood the trip home
well md is getting along a* well as
could he expected.
Dr. Kidd is one of Milledgeville’s
mo? prominent citizens, and his ill
health has been of deep concern to
all our people. His many friend?
wish for him a full r
former health and st. -- • '
The farmers club met Suturday
with Mr. Fran’. Riley. The attend
ance was not as large as usual on ac
count of the bad condition of the
roads. A profi'-able business meetings
was held, and Mr. and Mrs. Riley
served an elegant and appetising
ed unamious to have the j
The U. D. C., D. A. R., Sons
Veterans, Confederate Vetera'
were those making the proles, to ;|
DEATH OF MR. JAMES BENFORD
Mr. James Bcnford died at hi?
home in Wilkinson county Thursday
morn ng, after a long illneas.
The funeral and burial were at
Snow Hill cemetery Friday afternoon,
Mr. Jos A. Moore officiating.
Mr. Benford was well known in
Baldwin county, and was about aixty-
two years of age.
He is survived by his widow aad
Rev. H. C. Emory. Presiding Eider
of the Ga'ne?ville District, und form
er pastor of the Milledgeville Mcho-
dist church, was badly and painfully
hurt in an automobile accident one
day the past week. The automobile
which Mr. Emory was driving collid
ed with another car. Mr. Emory was
carried to the hospital, where it was
found that he had been painfully
bruised and lacerated. Ht is now’
however, on the road to recovery.
The automobile he
a new one, and waa practically de