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Milledgeville, G*., Anftut 22, 1929
ConaolidaUd ta 1S7S
HID ON RIVER
CITY PRIMARY PASSES
QUIETLY AS 54 VOTE
oasands of Acre* are Bought
fast Month. Power Dim
On River Rumor
Fifty-four voters went to the City
Hall Wednesday and east their vote
t nominate a mayor and three alder
man to represent the Democratic
IHJ1AN shoals to be site primary in December.
— Msyo.' M. E. Pennington, Alder-
u- past several weeks uttor- men L. II. Andrews. J. R. Smith and
,, been busy obtaining ab- s. D. Stembridge were nominated,
n property along the Oconee Marion Allen, Frank Bone. Dr. T.
Baldwin, Hancock and Put- jj. Hall, John H. Holloway. J. A.
„*it> the land being purchas- Mayfield and J. R. Stanley were
n t,.r -hed for a development named the executive committee of
made on the river at Fur- the party. The nomination La virtual-
ml*, it is rumored. ly an election.
an d ;.a being purchased in One vote was cast for Frank Bone,
r- presentativee of a de- Mayer, T. H. Clark, Harry Bone and
company, it is unauth D. W. Brown, Aldermen. This ticket
......ored that a dam will be uja» disqualified under ,the rules
G. S. C. and State Sanitarium PRISON CHANGE COUNTY SCHOOL
Given Appropriation Increase |$ ADVOCATED TEACHERSNAMED
a r :ll.j c ft. All U.ld.. C;.Lft
Killed in Senate. Allen Making fight
in both the
Sanitarium and Georgia Stat
lege for Women apporpriations has
b.en granted by both houses of th*:
legislature in their consideration of
the bill to supply funds lor the states
needs during 11)30-31.
The Georgia State Sanitarium will
get,a $300,000 increase in mainten
ance funds for the two years, one-
third of the amount being paid in
1930 and the remainder the next
year. The Georgia State College for
Women will receive $25,000
State little hope is entertained
BY S.C. PASTOR
he river at and above Fur-
c. Definite announcement !
,-n given out regarding the ‘
i the date of begining and .
the cost. Rev A. C-. Harm Vr ill Come to Fill
both tides of tin
legislature is making every possible
cut without adding additional money
to the states expense. Coi. Allen is
making every effort to carry this
through and he will try to have it
put back when the hill is brought
back to the house for consideration
of the senate’.* changes. The passage
of this bill in the hou*e gave proof
of the Baldwin solon's great ability.
Special appropriation bills have
not yet been Considered. Several
special bills including fund.* for new
each year for maintununce than was 1 buildings at the Sanitarium, a libra-
given last year. ' ry for G. S. C. and other funds will
The appropriation bill which pass- come up before the close of the
ed the house carried a turn of $10,- . t .ssion Saturday night.
000 per s tar lor two years for the | CoL AUcn nI f v i*cd the Union Re-
Geonria Military College. Th '» »•* I cordor in „ wire that the p»
eliminated in the Senate committee
room however. There is a chance to the local measures had been
get this money back into the bill but lished.
, -nrthased and options taken
•..rkl other .tracts.
ARM boys enjoying week
at state college
Pnlpit of The Presbyterian
ASSUMES PASTORATE SEPT. 8
B * ■ -"
W. W. Moran^and Ten Futt
Farmer. Spending We«
School in Athen.
Rev. A. G. Harris, of Senecca, S.
C.. has accepted the pastorate of the
Milledgtville Presbyterian church,
and will assume his duties not later
than Sept. 8th.
Rev. Mr. Harris visited this city
upon an invitation of the Pulpit
Committee, of the ' Presbyterian
church, ami preached at the morning
and evening sendees pf Sunday,
August 11th. The members of the
Committee and of the church were
most favorably impressed with his
personality, and the Intellectual and
spiritual depths ot his discourses,
that at a congregational meeting
held Sunday. August 18th, they ex
tended him a unanimous call.
A message wa received in the city
Sundav from Mr. Harrs that he had
i-Tied the pastorate ol the Senoc-
chutch, and would accept the call
to this city, and would perfect ar
rangement- to assume the pastorate
by Sept 15th.
Mr. Harris ha been pastor of the
Senecca church for the past seven
,1. years, and is held in the highest es
teem and confidence by the mem
bers of the congregation and the peo
ple of that city. He is recognized a*
ie of the ablest Pre ? byterinn min
ers in South Carolina.
The members of the Presbyteri::tf
I church -and ihe people of Milledge-
ELAM F. DEMPSEY WILL . ;n„ will give Mr. Harris and his
PREACH SUNDAY M0RNINC family a cordial welcome to Mil-
MAKE AUTO TAGS
| (fei'ser hrtsM p* S'-*? Fnm
to Make Automobile Tags for
r. future farmers of Baldwin
tty aril Mr. W. W. Moran left
day morning for Athens to spend
,*k at tii'- State College of Agri-
urr studying farm problems. Re-
: that have been received from
it the week is proving
rofitable and enjoyable.
The young men were ‘elected from
n a score of applicants for
he trip last Saturday morning. The
-port ored by the Georgia Rail-
. Khranis and several citizens of
•y. Hr. Adrian Horne and Mr.
ry. district, agent from the
.- transported the young men
ring the week the young men
aitm-s demunstratiohs and re
instruction in the latest meth-
■ young men attending the
are: Paul Chandler. Walter
. Marvin Gindin. Joe Yates
i. Otto Torrance, Nishet Law-
. Harris Hodges, J. C. Green,
ard Collins, Paul Torrance.
Funeral Services Will Be Held at
Moore’s Funeral Home Thurs
Auto owners will purchase Geor j Mr. John Thoma* Shcaloy died at
gia made tags i r - 11*30, the n.achin ibis home Wednesday, August 21st,
cry to manufacture auto tag. has | about twelve o’clock, after a long
been installed at the State Prison j and protracted illness.
Farm near here and the first of the
1930 tags will be made early in
Twenty prisoners at the farm will
be required to operate the plant that
will be opened about the first of next
month, Judge B. H. Dunnnway stat
ed this weak ns the final work was
being done to make the plant ready
for immediate operation in order
that the 431,000 sets of tags might
he complete when the first requests
are received by the Secretary- of
State in January of next year.
The new tag that will be the first
made in the new department will
have a gray back ground with black
numerals. The entire operation
from curing the steel sheet to paint
ing the tag is by machinery. The
large cutter is the first machine in
the"row. The tag is cut out. :ent to
the next mneihne for the large num
bers then to a machine to stamp
Georgia 1930 .and the border and
then to the painting vat. The paint
1 baked on the tag and then the
Another Section, Capt. Ennis
New Principal Named at Coop-
erviQe Junior High
G. S. S. TAKES PRISON SITE TRUCK DRIVERS ALSO NAMED
In conference lot week with incm- 1 Baldwin county nubile school, will
ire ,.f both hou.es of the state open the 1929-30 term on Septcm-
legislature, Capt. J. H. Ennis out- her 11th, Superintendent P-
lined a plan for the development and Bivins has announced and at the
improvement of both the State Sani- same time gave out the list of teach-
tariuni and the .State Prison Farm, ers for the Junior High, Elementary
plan as contemplated was and Primary* Schools,
given by John Hammond in the Mi-! A teachers meeting will ho held
n Telegraph and quotes Capt. on September 10th prepartory to the
inis ns follows: ; opening of the schools. Plans are be-
Mr. Ennis said the plan contem- ing completed for the openings over
the designation by the gen-} the county,
eral assembly of a special body, au- .The following ftatement from
thorizod and instructed to make in- : Supt. Bivins office gives the n».ncs
vestigation and formulate a report of the teachers for the county
to be submitted to ihe next session schools:
on the advisability and desirability j Mr. T. V. Smith, a graduate of
of the following proposition: That Mercer University, will l»e principal
the present property used for a at Coopervillc. Mr. Smith has had
-tute priron farm be turned over to j several years of experience and has
the state sanitarium. This would, mado good in the profession,
provide, Mr. Ennis said, for complete Mr. B. J. Wells will return to Mid
segregation of the races at the state way; and Mr. Holland Strother will
sanitarium. The purpose would be return to Union Point,
to utilize the prerent building* at. the I The other teachers are as fellow*,
state prison farm and remodel fienij Midway- Mrs. B. J. Wells, Mrt. Cora
so as 10 make them available for. Holt. Mi>* Marguerite Simmerson,
asylum purpo»es. Overhauling and Miss Inez Murphy, and Mis:. Lois
rehahilinting the buildings at the Smith.
sanitarium now used for Negroes so Union Point—Mrs. Holland Stro-
they may be used for white patLnts, thcr, Miss Evelyn Wilson, and Mrs.
thus affording ample space for both Richard Smith.
race* for many years. | Coopervillc—Miss France* Baker,
The 'second proposition would be Miss Louise Pnrker. Miss Louise
the investigation nnd selection of a Bloodworth. and Miss Selma Sherror.
— i —- suitable prison furm site at som> Elementary School*
The funeral services will be held ot jj Cr location in South Georgia, ami Scottsboro School—Mrs. \ C.
lis (Thursday) afternoon at three thc establishment on it not only of Johns, Principal; Miss Rosa Bowdoin,
is bantu on in*- - .... . ‘ ,
numbers are painted. After this the ley. Pondo, Cal.; and
TAKING ON LIFE
o ciuck, ui .uuurs: * r uueiui ixwuit.-, n prison farm such ns
Rev. J. F. Yarbrough officiating. His tained at Milledgeville
remains will be interred in thc city 1 —* *— •— —' —
cemetery with Masonic honors.
Mr. Shcalcy was forty-two years
of age, and came to Milledgeville
-everal years ago, as manager of the
Rogers Store. He afterwards held
positions in local grocery stores
which business he knew thoroughly.
He was pleasant and affable in his
manner, and won the confidence of
the people. He continued as n clerk,
until compelled to seek^ other em
ployment on account of ill health. He
was a member of the Milledgeville
Methodi-t church nnd of Benevolent
Lodge No. 3, F. & A. M.
Mr. Shealcy is survived by his
wife, two daughters, Evelyn and
Emily; two sonp. Wm T. and John
A.; his mother, Mrs. Mary E. Shealcy
of Macon; four brothers, Wm C.
Shealcy. of Deland, Fla.; H. R. anil
P. C. Shealey, of Macon; J. L. Shea
make| Meriwether School—Miss Lanette
for other necessary forms | O'Neal, Principal; -Miss Mattie Lou
work in addition to farm- Ivey, Assistant.
Baldwin . Primary—Mrs. Robert
Ashficld, teacher. *
Black Springs—Mrs. J. H. Under-
>od, teacher. ,
HnpeweH—Miss JeSrie Richard-
Salem—MHeh Evelyn Humphry,
“ ... . tcnchcr.
White Field* Seen in All Section;; Truck driver* for the various
of County. Big Increase routes have been named as follows:
Expected Next Week
W. Cotton, of Macon.
With thc cotton market not yet
month old, crop prospects cor.
tinue reasonably bright with a prom-
•f a large increase in cotton thir
To date seventy-three hales have
_ jen marketed in Milledgeville.
." * " x| t * a representing about fifty growers.
Bister, Mrs. , nll it,„ rn nnrt nf the
ir Elder Will Hold Third
Itrly Conference at Midwi
in The Evening
-lam F. Dempsey, Presiding
f the Oxford District, will
at the Milledgeville Mctho- | .
m xt Sun,l “F "">"*«• Bio Fall Celebrr ion Week of Oct.
I hold the third quarterly , "
fice in the afternoon.
•t-mpsey will preach at the
church Sunday evening, and
inclusion of the services hold
7 to 12- McClellan Shows to
Be Midwp r Attraction
Pietributinn of the Premium I.i t i
of the Middle G. iruin Fair which is
to he held thc wick of Octol.tr 7 to
: 12, wa berun tlii eweek, nod plan..
peine made for the larcest fair
1 vet he'd here. .
McClellan shov.j will furnish thc
ay attractin' for the week nnd
ncultural i.isplay, will he en-
j larged, several other counties enter-
Taxalle Property is Valued i" 1 ” ,h "
MOW DECREASE —
tag is rounded and packed for ship
ing to Fie Secretary of States office.
The plant co>ts the Hate about
thirty thousand dollars and »t ha-
been estimated thi.t the first three
years supply »»' <" r J 1 "" 1
from the saving to the state. *10.-
000 per year is the estimated sav
in- Georgia when the plant be-
-in', operation. Approximately 401- Judge Order
000 sets or tags will have to be mad
each year. of Paving October 15
ng the* legality of the
made against property
holder* for paving in Milledgeville.
•y- argued the case last Mon- |
Madison before Judge James
I B. Park, who ordered briefs filed by
. n in Rid ' September 15th. and announced hr
Asks Citizens Co-operation in Kio I
ding City of Mosquito. Destory
Cotton in the southern part of the
[county has fhown the greatest ad-
I vance and pratically aP the cotton
I thus far has come from this section.
Cotton was bringing seventeen
cents per lb. for an average Wcdncs-
Ginners and Warehousemen were
v meeting a big increase next week
Briefs Filed and ’. lh f J» WCTlf ^
_» . _ . . ... tion picking their craps.
Promise^ decision on Ule^auly
DR. WILEY WAGS r,::
GRAND SECRETARY DELIVERS
LECTURE BEFORE MASONS
J. W. Stevenson—Route 1, Black
Springs to Union Point.
W. E. Fowler—Route 2, Harmony
•o Union Point.
T. C. Humphries—R—* *
wether to Milledgeville.
W. C. Buckner—Route Plei*“-
nr.t Grove to Milledgeville.
R. W. Martin—Route 5. Salem to
W. C. Ivey—Route 6, Pine Grove
k D. Pierce—Route 7, Camp
Creek to Coopervillc.
T. R. Brookins—Route 8. Mt.
?lrr-jnt to Coopervllle.
Jesse Jones—Route 9, Trilby to
Stewart Barnes—Route 10, Coop-
erville to Milledgeville.
W* P. Ennis—Route 11. Mont-
, ;ii_. to Milledgeville.
W. M. Kitchens, Jr.,—Route 12,
i ine Grove to Milledgeville.
ink W. Baker u Heard by Larg
Audits;? Tueftdav Ev
Breeding Places is Order Th
$3,050,000. A Loss of
taxable* property of Millcdge-
$3,050,000 as shown on the
• after the atressors had com-
l their work.
- I-oKsible, however, that there
it decrease of several thous-
lo llnr<r from this amount, ns
hai> 'non objections rai«od by
*• property owners to the value
"y the assessor*.
• ' tlui* of property returned is
*130.000 le>? than the returns
This loss is due to the fact
• ral enterprises that were in
here last year, the Mil-
Oil Mill, being one, arc
tl ; nable this year.
W.rhington county v.-M net have a
fair this year and it is expected that
the planter, of that sretron will en
ter theie products into the exhibits.
The people of this county are heing
invited to participate. The Putnam
county farm agent has sigmfie
intention of .placing an exhibit.
Plans arc being made to make tha
fair the largest yet
Rev. S. B. Ogle, of Nashville
Tcnn.. will preach at the Baptist
church next Sunday morning
is one of the leading
Baptist ministers of Tennessee, and
eloquent and scholarly. The
public is invited to hear him.
War is being waged on the*
quitoes in Baldwin county. Dr John
Wiley, county health officer, declar
ed and asks the co-operation of the
people in destroying breeding places
Streams, ponds and stagnant
water have been prayed with oil by
the health officer during the past
week. Officer Thigpen of the city
health department is assisting in the
effort to rid the city of mosqui
toes. All visible breeding place* have
been sprayed with oil. The city wiH
begin cutting weeds from side stree-s
and other places. Dr. Wiley has been
An appeal has been made to the
people to empty all containers hold
ing water, to punch holes in can* and
clear property of all weeds and other
places where mo quitoes can breed.
In audience that filled the club
m:: of th? Masonic building Tucs-
• evening heard Frank W. Baker,
... jnd Secretary of the Grand Lodge
heard Monday was that j Q f Georgia
i would be given by October
OPEN SEP. 11TH
of zQvernl property holders
cr on street who refused to pay The lecture dealt with the history
charges made for paving in front of „f Masonry and was illustrated with
their property and filed illegality of g C terioptican slide*. View* of the
assessments against collection of the Masonic hospita lat Alto for Tuber-
cost*. cular children w’as also shown and
About one hundred propeity hold- other work that is being done by the
s have taken action to prevent tht? fraternity was related,
collection of the paving cost* on Worshipful Mas.er W. H. Baum-
illegality grounds. cartel of Benevolent Lodge No. 3,
Hammond and Kennedy of Au- presided at the meeting and Mr.
gusta and Frank W. Bell of this city John Riley presented him to the
represented the plaintiffs in the case audience.
and Hines A C arpenter, Allen & — —
Pottle and Sibley L Sibley repre- BLA1NS CONDITION IS STILL
it*4 the city. CRITICAL
The condition of J. H. Blaln
interesting let- C} U( j en i Body T» Arrive Dormi-
lznt3, Sept. 10th. F** al Infor
mation Mai!e Oat
The formal opening of the Geor
gia State College for Women will
be held Wednesday, Sept lltli. The
students will arrive at the Doritories.
Tuesday, Sept. 10th. Thc dormi
tories will be filled to their capacity,
as thc number of applicants to the
college has far exceeded the num
ber that can be taken enre of in the
Final instructions are being mail
ed out to the student’s this week.
These instructions are explicit.^and
i prevent any misunderstanding
confusion upon arrival at thc col-
PAMPHLET OF FAIR PREMIU|I5 tinue. critical, reports from the Hos-
Mr. F. W. Hendrickson request., pital in Macon stated. Mr. Blxit. i
all interested to call at hla store nnd -ufferin, from a pistol wound mjt- -
pet . pamphlet containin* the list of nfferinp from a pistol wound re- -nie PraeUco Soho^ will open
premium, for the upproachin- f-.ir. | ee' -d Ur* IV-dr-sday a'-emoon. W-dne day, Sept. 11th.
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