NM|t«ile, Ga., Majr 2, 1S2S
Consolidated is 1171
WEEK OF MUSIC STARTS
[NEXT SUNDAY EVENING
gtcred Service by Y. W. C. A. to
Ijiher in Anna* *! Music Festival
at Georgia State College
Itwo oferas on program
iMirtha Ernani to B* Given
by Sophomore and Freshman
Yh Ain.ual Music Week will be
L.,,. I » neat Sunday afternoon Hi
' ..hen the Y. W. C. A. of
State College for Women
j .acred program in the col-
^iijitttrium, ami u series of pro-
mniv .,,11 continue through Thurs-
iy pjjjht w ith the opera Emani cor.-
.. week's music.
•p, t , t is being celebrated by
m m's College under the
of Mias Alice Lenore Tuck-
■ and the members of the music
trolly of the college who are Mrs.
|I, , r Allen, Miss Fannie Vir-
McClure. Mrs. E. K. Hines,
Mr . H> lea Maxwell Longino, Mrs.
i ii.made Long, Miss Beatrice
...rugh. Miss Christine Cotner,
|m . Maggie Jenkins, Miss Bess
White, and Miss Helen Dasher.
Violin, voice and piano pupils will
pvf special recitals during the week
ind the college orchestra will also
haw a special program.
Three opera* will be featured dur
ing the week. Monday evening “The
Egyptian Princes*," fully staged and
o.stunted will be presented. A
charge of twenty-five cents will be
it this performance, which will
. the only time admission will be
. The other programs will be
On Wednesday and Thursday even
ing th? large chorouses of members
i.f the Freshman and Sophomore
Morma! tiasses with special soloists,
Mr. Solon Drukenmiller, Mr. Ray
mond N’ixon, Mrs. Longino and Mrs.
Long will sing the popular operas,
Harth-i and F.rnanl
Mi-s Turker, the faculty members
ind the college officials have extend-
d a cordial welcome to the people
M Iledgevflle to attend these pro-
tram< and Mayor Pennington has
■“•ued approclamation declaring for
hationsl Music week which is cele-
irated and has asked the people of
the city to attend the programs:
The weeks program follows:
Sunday—6:30 P. M. Y. W. Sendee.
II mday—8:30 P. M. Operetta,
Tueeday—11:00 o'clock and 2:30
Wedmwlay—11:00 A. M. Recital;
I-"' 1 P. M. Opera “Martha,’’ Flotow.
8t80 P. M. Opera
Whereas, many national or
ganizations have set their seal of
approval on National Mu*ie
Week by adopting it, and
Whereas, the music club of this
city will sponsor this National
Music Week and have arranged
a series of programs that will do
credit to any city in the Union.
Therefore, I, M. E. Pennington,
Mayor of the city of Milledgeville,
uo heieby proclaim the week of
May 5th to 10th, as Music Week
for Milledgeville. I hope every
citizen will lattend the special
programs and lend themselves in
co-operation to make the week the
success it deserves.
Given under my hand and seal
this 1st day of May, 1929.
M .E. PENNINGTON. Mayor
R. T. BAISDEN, Clerk.
Cyclone Hits County!
SCHOOL CHILDREN TO
THRONG CITY FRIDAY
Porters Crick Yard in Path of
Terrific Wind. Seven Negroes
Injured. No Denths
N0RTHEN SECTION AFFECTED
First Hits at Memwetber and
Sweeps Wide Path of
ALUMNI MEET THURSDAY
FOR FINAL DECISIONS
R. EMPLOYEE PRESENTED
MEDAL BY PRESIDENT
G. M. C. Alumni will meet Thurs
day evening at eight o’clock at the
Court House to make final decisions
... matters pertaining to the Home-
Coming celebration June 3rd and
4th. President Wootten has asked
all former students to be present at
the meeting so that all details may
finally be worked out.
That hundreds of the former
students will be in Milledgeville for
the two day re-union has been made
certain by the enthusiastic answers
that have been received to the invi
tations that have been sent out. Let
_ have been received daily from
old graduates expretrfng pleasure
'er the approaching event.
Many class reunions are being
planned during the Home-Coming.
Local Alumni are writing the mem
bers of their class so that full repre
sentations will be had and their
classes can get together again in the
halls of the old college.
Local interest has manifest its • If
on all sides. Alumni and those t ho
did not attend the college are e
their support and assistance to
the celebration which is expected
be he biggest thing that has been
! tempted in Milledgeville.
The meeting Thursday has been
called by President Wootten so that
further detnils”may be outlined and
all committees can begin active
work in completing details for the
days. A full attendance is urged
the Court House at eight o’clock
B Ivey Honored After Fifty
Year, of Service With The
iV-Mik-nt C. A. Wickershnm of the
’-:a: ta :»r.d West Point and Georgia
this week presented Mr.
• B- Ivey, night watchman at the
w nri* depot a medal in recogni-
- 1 f fifty years of service to
!r. Ivey Has been in Milledgeville
y-fr.e years coming here as
‘V inspector after losing a leg
train wreck. For the last eight
r ' • has been watchman at the
*'• i • >- was also presented with a
-•'i-'te <.f service showing the
he* that he ha-; worked
l, l living a record of his iffici-
a H faithful Service to the road.
r " ni,-dal is of gold and bears a
■ ••i-cription bearing witness
' - v’s faith and fidelity.
Vlv AL SERVICES AT OXFORD
KMORiAl. CHRISTIAN CHURCH
BY KIWANIS FRIDAY
Judge Ward and N. J. Walker Tell
.f War Days Before Civic Body
at Last Weeks Meeting
service* will start at Ox-
>rial Christian church
Sunday night, and 1
; ru ‘- hrough the week, being
• - 30 o’clock in the evening.
' <rv iceg will be conducted by
'; 1 t, Rev. L. A. Cunningham,
firing will be led by Mr.
^" r - °f McRae.
■lie will receive a cordial
The Kiwanis Club honored r
bers of Camp George Doles, United
Confederate Veterans at their meet
ing last Friday night, when they
heard stories of the War Days
told by Judge B. C. Wurd, Vice-C
mander of the Camp and N. J. Walk
er, of the Old Soldiers Home in At
Judge Ward told many interesting
stones of the part his regiment play
ed in the war. He related the story
of how he left school and went into
the ranks as a mere lad. His work
was with the cavalry anu in their
covering the retreat of the Confed
erates. before Sherman’s mighty hord
many herioc deeds and thrilling
stories were told.
Judge Ward told of his regiment
escorting President Jefferson Davis
into Charlotte. He stated that the
President was not dressed in a wo
mans guard, but wore a heavy shawl
around his shoulders that probably
wa- mbtaken for a womans.
Mr. Walker told his story and
la ted personal history.
D A V. TO MEET FRIDAY
The Huff-Vin?on Chapter of Dis
abled Veterans will meet on next
Friday evening at eight o’clock at the
American Legion Hall. All members
urged to 1* present.
Relief was rushed into the rural
.actions of the north-eastern part of
the county this morning when news
reached this city that n cyclone had
p through this section destroy-
property and leaving seven in
jured persons in its wake. All of the
injured are negroes and two of them
re not expected to live.
The storm hit the county shortly
after mid-night and tha funnel
yImped winds swept a wide path
twisting treds and . teivJng into
splinters homes and other houses
that were in its path. The greatest
damage was done at Poter’s Brick
Yard where there was a thick settle
ment of smail houses that were occu
pied by employees of the Brick com
pany. Four houses were torn into
splinters, there was not a piece left
standing, not even the brick of the
pillars and chimney, and furniture
hurled miles and torn into
thousands of pieces. Two of these
houses were unoccupied.
George Butt* who lived with his
family in one of them had his home
completely demolished. Butts and
his wife were seriously injured and
their thre e children were lound in a
critical condition when Dr. Sam An
derson head of the relief group who
t nito the storm stricken urea this
morning reached the scene. Two of
the children are not expected to
live. Ed Cosby, who occupied the
fourth house escaped with minor in
juries although his home was de
The storm ran, into the county
near Mcrriwether about nine miles
from this city and traveled in a east
erly direction. Barns, out nouses,
and traps were destroyed without
loss of life in this section.
Jumping several miles the destruc
tive wind funnel hit ngnin nern Jor
dan’s Crossing still nearer Milledge
ville, twisting trees into shreads, but
sparing human life. The wind seem-
,,j to swerve at this juncture and go
’into the Brick yard section passing
Milledgeville up and sweeping the
country clean as it traveled. Gras-
in the fields was not spared and a
path clean of all life was left as the
terrific wind traveled.
The storm demolished the barn of.
George Knowles on the Sparta road
and then seemed to leave the county,
doing very little damage in -he otn-
Terrific rains accompanied the
winds ond the Oconee river was above
flood stage this afternoon. The rams
flooded in the city that was spared
of wind damage.
Mr. 7. C. Porter head of the
Brick Con.pany estimated the loss to
his plant at $15,000.
Series of Religions Services Con
ducted by Rev. J. F. Yarbrough
Come to Close
The ten day revival that has been
in progress at the Mothodir.t church
closed Wednesday night, when. Rev.
J. F. Yarbrough delivered his final
sermon of the evangelistic series.
The services have been three times
daily, a morning sermon, noon day
! men’s meeting and un evening ser-
; vice. Mr. Yarbrough has preached
j ut each service and Rev. W. H. Bor-
| ing of Lincolcton has led the song
Many additions have been made
to the churcnes of the city and the
influence of the meetings have been
wide spread. Rev. Yarbrough. who
is -ecognized as one of the ablest
evangelists of his church, has spoken
to large audiences each evening and
his serfgons have been classed as mas
Mr. Yarbrough has brought his
messages forcefully and stiessed the
dangers of sin and the delay in
aligning with the churches for the
advancement of good in tha i
munity. Mr. Yarbrough at the i
day business men’s services held at
the Colonial Theater each day had
A number have signified their in
tention* to become members of the
church, and will be received at some
UNIVERSITY WOMEN TO
HEAR ERWIN SIBLEY
Col. Erwin Sibley will address the
American Association of University
Women when they hold their regular
monthly meeting on next Monday
afternoon ut the home of Mrs. L. J.
Rnzar. Mrs. Rozar and Miss Lilia*
My rick acting as joint hosle
Col Stbiey, leading member of the
local bar, will use us his subject
addressing the women. “World Poli
tics.” The club has discussed state
and national politics at the last
erul meetings and the meeting this
month will bring u discussion ol
At the meeting next Monday offic
ers for the coming year will be elect
ed and plans made for the entertain
ment of the members of ihe Senior
Class of G. S. C. W. on May 13th.
ESSEX CHALLENGER TO BE
THROUGH TESTS FRIDAY
AT THE OLD MANSION
A special Essex Challenger demon
stration is to be conducted Friday af
(moon according to an announce
ment that has been made by Mr. T
H. Ennis, and the new car will be
put through tests for broke reliabil
ity, pick-up and get-away.
The test will be held at three
o’clock Friday afternoon in front of
the Hudson-Essex station. The car
will be put through the pace* and
the records checked by special repre
sentative ditizens. Mr. Ennis has
invited the public to witness thsce
various tests which he is conduct
ing to establish local record*.
Gala Program to Open at Tea
O’clock in College Auditorium
Celebrating School Sing
PICNIC AT COURT HOUSE
Mrs. Hines Directing Red Letter
Day for School Kiddies of Coun
ty. All Schools Take Part
Friday is School Day in Milledge
ville. Eveity school boy aSid gdrl
county will throng into the
city early Friday morning to tuke
part in the Annual School Sing of all
Baldwin county schools, both city and
it, that has been arrange** by Mrs.
E. R. Hines.
At Un p’clock the children will
meet at the G. S. C. W. Auditorium
to march into the building for the
program in which all children of tho
county will take part. Patriotic
songs will feature the program;
which will be sung by more than five
hundred Baldwin school children.
The college orchestra and the Pea
body orchestra of seven litlte girl*
will also give numbers on the pro
The features during the sing will
be two special songs written by Mrs.
Hines. “Georgia Land’ and Dear Old
Superintendent Bivins will make
the only speech on the program.
Medals for essay contests will be pre
sented by Mrs. J. L. Beeson of the
D. A. R. and Mrs. R. B. Moore of
the U. D. C.
At the conclusion of the program
at the colic • the children will go to
the Court House square for a basket
p*cnic. After the dinner they will
be the guests of Mr. M. L. Curry at
the Colonial Theatre for a special
The days program has been under
the direction of Mrs. Hines and it
•.-in* hfaen -named “The Red Letter
Day" for Buldwin county.
REMAINS OF MRS. MARY RAM
SEY BURIED HERE SUNDAY
The remain, of Mrs. Mary Ramsey,
widow of tho late Mr. Elbert Ram
sey, were lyrouyht to this city Sun
day morning ami interred on the
Ramsey square in the city cemetery.
Mr-. Ramsey is well remembered
here by the older citisens of Mii-
ledgeville, she having made her home
in Midway, during her young woman-
She went to Savannah a number
of years ago, and had reached a ripe
ARRESTED FOR VIOLATING .
Horace Brooks, who liv
Eastern part of Baldwin county, was
arrested by Sheriff Haynta and
officer Te-Ty Friday night, after his
residence had been raided and a
quantity of liquor and home row
found. He has made bond for hia
appearance at the May term of coun-
Many distinguished visitors have
been guest* at the Old Governor’*
Mansion this week, now the home of
Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Beeson, President
of the Georgia State College for Wo-
Mias Bessie Butler of Madison and
Mr. ar.d Mrs. Quinn West of Thomp
son were guests during the early part
of the week. They were dinner
guests on last Saturday evening
with Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Allen.
For years Miss Butler was a mem
ber of the Lady Board of Visitors at
the college and «hc still feels a great
interest in the college.
Mr. Quinn West is a member of
the Legislature from McDuffie coun
ty and is interested in everything
that pertains to the education of the
young people of Georgia.
Miss Mary A. Bacon, of Athens,
former teacher of English at what
was then O. N. L C. was an interest
ing visitor, as was also Miss Jessie
Snyder, who in former days had
charge of. the Primary grades of the
Other charming visitors were Miss
Jessie Macon and Mrs. Margaret
Davis Pate both of Brunswick, Ga.
Miss Macon had not visited the col
lege since 1901. She saw again all
the old haunt?—even down to the
infirmary where she had messels.
She told stories in which all school
girls revel. Since her graduation
Miss Macon has won degrees from
other institutions of learning and in
now an honored teacher in the
Bruswick High School.
Mrs. Pate is the well known his
torian of South Georgia, her first
edition of the history of Brunswick
haif been exhausted and a nyw edition
will soon appear. It was in her his
tory that the Regent and State Con
ference of D. A. R. found farther
information about their patron saint
Nancy Hart. Nancy’s husband, Bcn-
jamine is buried in ooe of the
•quares in Brunswick.
Mrs. Charles, of Greenville, S. C.,
who graduated here twenty-four
years ago, came back to visit her col
lege day* home. She was impressed
with the many changes which have
come with the years.
Miss Virginia Garner, of Wesleyan,
Macon, who so endeared herself to
the class In Journalsim was also a
welcome guest in the Mansion.
OLD RIVALS MEET ON DIAMOND
FOR FOUR GAMES
AID FOR THE STORM
SUFFERERS NOW ASKED
G. M. C. and Gordo
Week and Na
G. M. C. and Gordon Institute open
.. four gam*- ?eries in Barnesvillc
Friday of this week that will be
ended next Tuscday in Milled*tvlile,
the ancient rival splaying two games
in their own back yards.
Friday and Saturday In Bames-
;ill e the two teams sfart the scries
and come to Milledgeville the first
ro days of the week for the finish
Since there has been a G. M. C
and a Gordon Institute these Institu
tions have met annually on
The series have always had their
interest and fans this year ai
different and are ready for the games
here next week. Coach Rentz plans
to use Lily in the first games in each
city. The series will be the best
games of the season.
AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP * TO
Miss Eloise Green, associate pro
fessor of health at the Georgia State
College for Women, Has been award
ed a scholarship to Johns Hopkins
University for the the year 1929-30
Miss Greene is an alumna of G. S
C. W. and Peabody college with the
B. S. and M. A. degrees. She will
continue her work in the department
of hygiene at Johns Hopkins. This
ris a signal honor to Miss Greene and
to Dr. J. L. Beeson, an alumnus of
Johns Hopkins who recommended
her for the place, ns well as tl
Georgia State College for Women
Mr. D. M. Rogers, chairman of the
local Red Cgoss organisation, has
received an appeal for aid for tho
storm sufferer* in South Georgia.
He determined that he would not
make a personal canvas, but give the
people of this city an opportunity to
muke voluntary contributions. A
number of our citizens have resopnd-
The storm that swept through
South Georgia last Thursday carried
death and destruction in its path, and
delief is absolutely necessary, and the
people of Milledgeville and Baldwin
county are appealed to by the local
Red Cross to render assistance at
once by handing their contributions
to Mr. D. M. Rogers or Mr. -L. C.
Those who have responded to the
call to date are: The Sunbeam So
ciety of the Baptist church, R. M.
Rogers, E. E. Bell, 0. H. Whitfield,
Mrs. Newcomer, Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Massey, J- E. Grenade, D. M. Rog
ers, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Henderson,
Miss Jennie Jewell, Mrs. J. L. Beeson,
J. E. Chandler, Miss Mary Burns,
Miss Alice Napier. Misses Carrie and
Em Carrington, L. C. Hall, .Mis*
A. J. Schell, J. C. Grant.
DR. WILL JONES IN MACON
Dr. Will. Jones, of New Orleans,
who was on a visit to his mother,
Mrs. L. M. Jones, was carried to
Miicon hospital Monday for an ap-
ndicitis operation. Dr. Jones
suffered an attack early Monday
naming and was immediately rush
ed to the hospital.
Dr. Jones’ condition is not serious
and he has rallied from the opera
tion. He will return here in about
two week* to regain his strength be
fore going back to New Orleans.
REMAINS OF MRS. M. H. CLARKE
TO BE BURIED HERE
.The remains of Mrs. Willie La
timer Clarkie, widow of the late Dr.
H. M. Clarke, will be brought to Mil
ledgeville for burial this (Thursday)
afternoon at four o’clock.
Mrs. Clarke died Wednesday in
Atlanta, after a week’s illnes«.
Mr?. Clarke made her home in and
near this city for a long number of
years, and is well remembered here.
Dr. Clarke was a popular dentist i.”
this city for a number of year?. For
several years past she ha* made her
home in Atlanta, Uut returned here
frequently for a visit.
W. M S. TO MEE^ MONDAY
The r fOman’s M«ssicr.sry Society
of the Methodist chu/v will me»t
next Monday afternoon at 4:30
o’clock. The members are requested
to remember this meeting and attend.