Union recorder. (Milledgeville, Ga.) 1886-current, May 30, 1929, Image 1
nwn ). City Ready To Welcome Ex-Cadets To “Home Coming” Brilliant program 50th COMMENCEMENT I OLD CAPITOL SQUARE TO BE SCENE OF REUNION OF CADETS U Concert Ushers in Closing Exercises of Georgia Military College DR. CHARLES H HERTY SiOR PLAY FRIDAY P M. laduating Exercises Tuesday Mooing Dean Sanford to Address Seniors (rill he, lilitary; Gtoiviu Military College rir.an and his cadet hattnl- "n hind will usher in the season. The # ' ) I] OVER 500 EXPECTED TO ATTEND REUNION 1 Gates leading to G. M. C. Campus where fori I Two day Reunion, Monday and Tuesday, Ju student, will gather for j 3rd and 4th of next week. of foi aim's or the intricate well as the marshal •resent their program fcnrsluy evening in the college I The hind will present one of the of the many years rourh which it has established the nder Major Osterman’s i the best military band i the state. Senior Play Friday r senior class under the direc- of Miss Florence Cole will pre- ‘‘Second Childhood,” .n clever act comedy. The play this is a farce through out and is to be one of the best of several n«. Under the direction of Miss the cast is excellently trained I includes Cadets Harris Rogers, Stemhridge. John Newman, • Thaxton, Lamar Beck, Joseph ros, Aubrey Silvey and Misses ** Beck. Susie Butts, Evelyn * and Julia Butts. Dr. Pierce Speak. Sunday | Dr. A. M. Pierce. Methodist Minis- of Atlanta, will deliver the bac- Uureate sermon on Sunday morn- |=? in the college chapel at 11:80. ecog.dzed as one of the **? preachers of his faith, is a deep nd an orator of excellent \ special choir under the of Mrs. Edgar Long will »‘h the music for the program. •Continued on the back page) Distinguished Alumnus of G. M. C. who will attend Home Coming, Monday and Tuesday of next week. REV. THOMPSON RESIGNS CHURCH Presbyterian Preacher Forced to Leayt Ministry by Doctors Orders, After Break Down HAS GONE TO TENNESSEE Road to Montpelier Church To be Paved Across River -WIN SCHOOLS CLOSE TWENTY-NINE TERM FRIDAY Cloi Baldw county schools will close term Friday of this week, l^inating one of the most success- :n the history of the county 1 ’ n Point, Hardwick and Coop- will have graduating exer- I-tinc the acredited high of the county. The other Well clop? their doors on '^y morning. '•rintendent Bivins stated that rk f;>r the year had been high- >.::ctory and that the corps : "•■rs had done excellent work. • F. Yarbrough preached the ’ "ient sermon of the Deve- ■n<>"l Sunday. He was nc- :! to Devereaux hv Col. Geo. Rev. George B. Thompson, tender ed his resignation as pastor of the First Presbyterian church to the Board of Elders and Presbytery of the church, when Doctors had order ed his retirement after a collapse in health, following an attack of in fluenza. The Board refused to accept the resignation of the pastor and grant ed a leave of absence for three months pending the outcome of treatment for the disease from which it was learned he was suffering. The Board of Elders in granting the leave of absence expressed great re gret that their pastor had become ill and stated that they would give him the leave and at the conclusion of that time, his health comfitipn would he ascertained and his resig nation considered if there was no chance for this return here. Mr. Thompson left last week for Bristol, Tennessee, the home of rela tives, where he will undergo treat ment and enter the battle to re gain his health and strength. His family have not decided when they will join him. Mr. Thompson came here abbut three years ago and has been a lead er in the Christian life of the city. He has established a reputation as n deep thinker and a most devout and sincere man. The church ha* grown under his ministry and his reputa tion ns a preacher brought hundreds to his church each Sunday. He had recently announced plans for a series of evangelistic services to be gin about the middle of June. It is understood these services will be car ried through. Contracts were Jet the past week for the paving of the Milledgeville- Sandersville and Sparta road and the construction company now busy on the Macon road will carry work cn at completion of the present I project. The paving will begin at the foot of the Hancock street hill on this side the river and will continue aa j fur as Montpelier church about six mile, from this city. With the an nouncement that this road would he paved, it was also made known that the causeway or. the fill approaching the bridge would be lengthened sev eral feet .and raised about three feet. The entire fill will be ele vated in order to place the road above high waters. The road during the last freshet was inundated for severest days and traffic on this artery of tra%el stopped. The order to pave this toad will make a compute paved highway from the Montepelici church to Atlanta. It is expected that the paving will he continued through to Louisville. The contract *or this work being delayed pending grading work that is necessary on this route. The Macon-Milledgeville road that is now under construction will he in traveling shape lute in the summer with possibly several miles in Bald win county. The Ism? rock base is nv.v being laid in Baldwin ecuand the as phalt dressing is to he panted on the road from Hadd. < ‘< to Gray during the next month. The paving through from M-acon across the river will be of lime rock base with oil penetrating treatment and an asphalt covering, the type read that is being used over the 'Ute. MASONS MEET i TUESDAY NITE Members of Fraternity Throughout Middle Georgia to Gather Here at Banquet June 4th DEGREES TO BE CONFERRED Several hundred Masons represent- i ing Lodge- from neighboring towns and counties, will come to Milledge- ville next Tuesday night June 4th, as the guests of the local Lodge at a banquet and to witness the local de gree team in action. Plans are being made for the largest gathering of Masons htre in several years. Invitations have been sent the lodges in Entonton, Gordon, Sandersville, Sparta, Davisboro, Ma cons and other surrounding cities. Delegations from these lodges are expected to attend. The » ub plans eleborate enter tainment for their guest, during the evening. A barbecue will he served at eight o'clock and later in the evening the degree team of Benevo lent Lodge will dramatize the Mas ter’s degree. W. H. Baumgartel, Worshipful Muster of the Lodge, with several committees have been active making plnns for the festivities. J. R. Smith, George Davis and Joe An drews are the committee on attend ance and the local member; Barbecue at Noon Fust Event on Two Day Program to Entertain Former Students of G. M. C. RECEPTION IN THE EVENING Meeting of Association in Chapel at Two O’clock. Ennis to Make Welcome Address FATHER MORROW FORSYTH CALLS GRANTED LEAVE REV. WARNOCK Catholic Priest Leaves for New Baptist Psstor Receives Call to York Home June 1st to Make Forsyth Gtorgia Church. Decision Fight to Recover Health Has Not Been Made REV. JAMES CONUN SUCCESSOR PASTOR HERE SEVEN YEARS INFANT DIES MONDAY NIGHT The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Boh Lee Prosser died Monday night at the city hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Prosser have the deepest sym pathy of our people. ■Brilliant Exercises Will Be |At G. S. C. W. Commencement dip! •‘duating exercises of the college will be held June w hit-h time the baccalaure- w 'il! be delivered by Dr. U- Kilpatrick and de marcate address, and de- 1 and certificates will I b dc iv‘ ■ vane! ", fternoon tbe "ork of the I a j]j , 'i'artments of the college I Th* j R I aureate sermon will be ■ . ‘"I ■''unday, June 9th at 11:30 •’ I>*. L. R. Christie, of At lanta. In the afternoon an alumnae tea will be given in Park's Hospital, and later Y. W. C. A. Vesper services will be held. Friday and Saturday preceeding will be filled with class and rlumnac (activities; the Sesiior and Normal clashes holding class exercises; the Seniors enjoying a banquet. The entire exercises will be among the most interesting th2 college has ever had, and large number of visi tors will be present to witness them. In u communication received by Father Morrow from Bishop M. J. Keyes of Savannh, Georgia, he has been granted a leave of absence on account of ill health for one year commencing June the first Father Morrow has been pastor of the Sacred Heart church 'he.-e Milledgeville for ten years includ ing the middle Georgia missions. In Fpite of ill health for the? past year or more he has filled the I duties of his pastorate not only to the satisfaction of his Bi'-hop and j the members of his congregation hut the entire citizens of Milledge ville and Baldwin county of every denomination have enjbyed the benefits of his work. Father Mor row is seventy-three years of age and is expected to leave Milledge ville during the first part of June removing to Albany, N. V., his native home. He will be sincerely missed by every one who knows him and he has the good wishes for his early recuperation and Restoration to health .and return to Milledge ville from every citizen of this city. In an interview with Father Mor row over his departure he stated: “I am taking this opportunity and t.his means of expressing to the citi- 7ens of Milledgeville and to the reverend pastors of all of the church- ‘es of my sincere gratitude for their many acts of kindness and courtesi es shown me during the ten year* of my work among them. I ask for their prayers that I may be able to return and be among them again." Father Morrow further stated: ‘‘That Rev. James Conlin of At lanta will administer the duties of the Parish and the missions during my absence.” Father Conlin will be remembered as having been here previously dur ing a temporary absence of Father Morrow. Rev. H. D. Warnock, pastor of the j First Baptist church, has received a ' call from the church at Forsyth Georgia, and has its acceptance under , '.-onsideration. , Mr. Warnock came here about sev- j en years ago and has had a moat suc cessful ministry. The Baptist church has the largest membership in its his tory and many successful advance ments have been made during the time he has served the church. The men’s bible class room wa, added to the church during that time. • All denominations have been affec ted by his services here and he is held in fthe highest regard and esteem by all people who know him. He is considered a mo.-%' abie minist er and is a leader in his denomina tion through out the state. Every de partment of the church has grown during his term as pastor and the membership in Milledgeville are anx ious that he remain here. RICH NAMED CAPTAIN OF G. M. C. BASEBALL TEAM ...ful Soon Will. Prospects Bright for Ne: The G. M. C. baseball team named Toomniy Rich, star short ?top, cap tain of the 1930 baseball team at an election held Tuesday artornoon The learn closed the season in lit I con last Friday with a game with <Lanier bringing to a close a success ful sea on, considering the fact the*, the team was made-up of inexperi enced athletes who had never played together before. Eight games were won, two tied and ten lost, making the season average 444. Coach Rentz stated that the pros pects for the coming year were bright in an atheletic~ way and that a majority of this year’s nine would return to the college. pected to notify them if they expect | Tb * morning from Milledgeville it ready t? v-lromo over five hundred former students of the Georgia Military College on next Monday, when they come here ns the guests of the Milledgeville O. M. C. Alumni Association in cele bration of the fiftieth anniversary of the college. The program for the two days entertainment will officially opened at one o’clock when the visitors will he the guests of the local organiza tion at a banquet on the campus. The tables will he arranged in the shndc of the trees surrounding the Old State flaffitol building, where over two thousand Georgia girls and boys have been educated since the building was converted into a prepar atory Military school. Under the direction of Mr. L. II. Andrews, Mr. Jon Hutchinses, Mr. J. C. Ivey. Mrs. R. B. Moore. Mrs T. Trennor and Mrs. Fannie Fergu son, with a large committee of wo men, a delicious old fashioned Geor gia barbecue will be served. The menu will provide a delicious repast and at the conclusion several after dinner speeches will be maJa i attend. G. S. C. W. SUMMER SCHOOL WILL OPEN ON JUNE 12TH Promised and This The summer school of the G. S. C. W., will open June 12th, with the largest attendance in its history. Dr. Scott, Doan of the Tcachern Col lege. who has the registration of the students in chnrge, states that the registration will already exceed eleven hundred. The session will extend through six weeks, full coumes of study be ing given by an able facully, several teachers outside of the regular G. S. C. W. facully, having been secur ed. During the term there will be a number of distinguish' d men to give lectures, and a number of features of entertainment will he will be consumed in registration and the assignment of homes. Milledge ville people have thrown their homes open to the visitors. The members of the local association are urged to register early. Dr. M. F. Stem!.ridge, chairman of the registration and re ception committee, has arranged to have places for registration at both the hotel and G. M. C. and the local members are asked to register early. *o that there will be no congestion when the guests arrive. Meeting at Two O’doelt The association will meet in the college chapel at two o’clock where a state organization of alumni will (Continued on the back page) LOCAL RED CROSS CHAPTER WILL BE REIMBURSED program. IMPROVEMENTS BEING MADE AT CITY HOSPITAL I Mr. J. G. Jacksoi : Mettinger. represents»i and Miss Miss Myrtle Thompson, head nurse at the city hospital, is having the interior of the building renovat ed. The walls are being retinted and the wood work painted. New floor coverings arc Being added and many other improvements arc being made. Miss Thompson and her corps of assistants have been active in im proving the hospital at all times. UNION POINT SCHOOL PLAYS Union Point school will give "Th Tom Thumb Wedding” by the psi mary grades, and the play "Won b; n Wnger” by the Kth and !lth Erades j proximate!}- $200.00, and the Nation al Red Cross, were in the city the pa t week, and went thoroughly into the aid rendered Geo. Butts and his family, when his house and house hold effects were destroyed by the tornado which rwept the section near Porter's brick yard the first day of May. At the time Butt’s and his family were injured and had to he brought to the ho-pital. Chairman P. M. Rogers and the local Red Cross defrayed the hospi tal expense and bought furniture etc., for Butts. During their visit here the National Red Cross officer.? commended most highly the manner the local chapter met the situation, and agreed for the national erganzin- tion to reimburse the local organiza- and signed a voucher for ap- 8:30 at the school if or the amount 10 and 16 cents. National Headquarters. Peabody Graduates To Receive Dips Wednesday The graduates of Peabody High school will receive their diplomas on next Wednesay evening, June, 5th., bringing to a close a iuccsful term for the high school department of the Prnticc school of G. S. C. W. The commencement program was begun last Monday when the class day exerdises >vere held. Tuesday evening the Senior play was staged. Mi** Harriett Campbell played the leading roll and the following young ladies took part: Misees Ruth McMill- mbs&t Elizabeth Skinner, Jewe!l Ivey, Clara Holloway, May Moor*, Hazel Bivins, Ruth Wilson, Geraldine Reid, Alma Situs, and Eunice Char Her. The play was a clever three-act comedy entitled, "Corncy Take.-, a Chance.” The graduating class will be ad dressed by Rev. F. H. Harding. Mias L. R G Burfeitt will present the dip- Twenty-three young todies are in the class.