ioutharn Recorder " 1818
federal Union .Established in 1829
Milledgeville, Ga., August 29, 1929
Consolidated in 1871
,’dge tnclorsemeot lo Marion
Allen - Speaker of Home
[N pKCEABLt CANDIDATE
Over Two Million Dollars Given
Institutions in Baldwin County
of members of the
-entatives called on
n in Atlanta, during
.urs of the general as-
edged to him their sup-
.uId offer himsc-lf a.s a
Sneaker of the House
session of the legisla-
tion was composed of
u-ntial members of the
nting counties through-
jjijal. and Northern Georgia.
,n did not give an answer,
that he would probably
, . ,■ if Speaker Russell did
rn t.. the legislature and the
,f Baldwin county would hoi
with a ,-econd term.
An owl, almost solid white, was
killed by Mr. T. Treanor Tuesday
morning at his country home near
The bird is a tare -pecimien and
is much larger than the regular
grey owls common in this county.
The owl was killed in an oak tree
near Mr. Treanor?. house. It
believed that «everaj birds are
making thair home in the hollow
of the tree.
G. M. C. GRID
-tinned about the en- j
ivi-n him as the leader of Season Opens With Locust Grove
n of the Georgia o D Ortober 4th. Six Games to
Col. Allen stated he had jJe Played Here
more surprised and that !
, ,„i rsonunt cm, fro*.. ; GORDO n HERE THANKSGIVING
Aiders. He would make !
told a Union Recorder ! T). e tinge n f f a j| j n the air Mon-
, .f he was returned to ! d„ y mor ning turned thoughts in the
ire and Speaker Russell, direction of football and other pa;
i chairman, did
: endorsement given Mr.
•ut the reports that the
rcsentative was making
llent* hnpreEsion on his
: times of the autumn season and with
| these brain upsets
j nouncement from Couch Slap Rentz
of the 1929 football schedule for
G. M. C.
Ai’.en finished his first term
house at the close of the bi-
?e—ion last week. Opposition
re-election is not at all prob-
ht general opinion throughout
•unty indicating an increased
rity and -atisfaction in his
in the legislature. It is n
-.z probability that Speaker Rus-
1 rill t* ;i Guhnertorial candidate.
i*o years remain before
kjridaturc will convene again and
things can happen, the pros
it* up points strongly toward
entativo Allen ns the next
The season opens October 4th with
the Locust Grive team from the city
of Locust Grove over on the South
ern railroad, enroute to Atlanta
rejuvinated institution. The te
that will carry the flag of the Bap
tist prep school on the gridiron
expected to he one of the leaders
The next wqek-end spent an Savan
nah will bring the cadet? home to
meet Coach Wallace Butst, Madison
Aggies. Coach Butt'. had a strong
team in the spring exhibition game
last year and with strength added
during the summer has all the ear
marks of a title contender.
Riverside, Norman Institute, Mon-
rot. Lanier and Gordon follow on
ersive week-ends. The five lead-
teams in Georgia prep coming
behind the other stives the fi. M.
C. schedule a brilliant aspect.
Reviewing the entire season, fans
of Milledgeville and the surrounding
— — country have much to look forward
general matriculation fee of to in the way of athletics thi, year,
dollars I .etoforc collected The following is the schedule an
nulets will ap’dy hereafter to nounced by Coach Rentz:
'dents, both adets and girls, October 4th—Locust Grove,
ig G. M. C. above the seventh October 11th—Savannah High in
At Ic ist half of this amount Savannah.
• paid prior to registration at October 18th—Madisbn A. & M.
nine of the college Sept., 10, October 25th—Plunkett in Thomas-
Hid the balance if any must ville.
I prior to the opening of the i November 1st—Riverside.
•n-ber 11th—Norman Institute,
•mber 15th—Monroe at Mon-
Marion Allen Ends Work
As Legislator for First Time
Results of Service Highly Successful. All Institutions Here Cet Increase
in Maintenance. G. M. C. Placed on Appropriation List. Fund
for Three New Buildings at Hospital Secured
The 1929 .-ession of the Georgia
Legislature came to a close early
Sunday morning and Col. Marion
Allen, Baldwin county renresenta-
wae hack in Milledgeville Mon
day morning after a highly su**
ful fight for five of Georgia’s giw.
Over two million dollurs wa* ai
propriated for the Institutions hen
An increase in maintenance wn
granted the Milledgeville State Hoi
pital, The Georgia State College for ;
mosynary institutions only.
The State Farm and the Boys
Training ScHool were given increases
in maintenance, $10,000 being added
to the Farm fund- and $6,000 at the
^ | Training School. A aa’ary increase
was also secured for the employees
•it the State Prison Farm.
G. M. C. was included in the ap
propriation hill with r. .-urn of $10,-
00c tar maintenance Thi- was the
lirst time G. M. O. ha-, been includ
ed as a state mair.ru.-.eo school a.
State Prison Farm, the i trough
Boys Training School and G. M. C.
was added to the list of State main
tained educational institutions.
The largest sum appropriated went
to the State Hospital with a $300,-
000 increase in the maintenance
fund for the next two yera« and n
$550,000 fund for the erection of
three new buildings and the comple
tion of the L. M. Jones Hosnital.
The maintenance appropriation *at
G. S. C. W. was increased by $2u,-
000. Funds asked for new buildings
at the college were lo-t due to the
financial crisis in the state. Special
appropriations were granted elee-
reated as a branch of
University au.i the act has not
to* n amended or repealed.
The work of Co». Allen is consid
ered by tho.-e in touch with U>gis’a-
livc affairs as most excellent. His
work for the passage "f the several
oills increasing funds for in-ttitutions
here received the highest praise
from the heads and officials of the
The money incrcane will make it
possible for the steady growth that
is now under way at the State Hos
pital, G. S. C. 'V. and G. M. C. to
go forward unhampered.
NEW MUSIC STORE
to open m erry
W. D. Veal, Manager Announces
Opening of Milledgeville Music
Store Sept. 2nd
Four Hundred Eales Brought to
Milledgeville to Date. Staple
Brings Eighteen Cents
WEDNESDAY BUSIEST DAY YET
GAS TAX BEGINS
SUNDAY SEPT. 1
Three New Taxes Enacted by
_ _ ___ ^ Legislature to Have Little Effect
COTTON MARKET m H* c ™ ,y
MORE VIGOROUS INC0ME TAX A *° ADDED
September 1st will bring into ef
fect the gasoline tax enacted by the
last, session of the Georgia Legisla
ture, two cents will be added to the
present tax of four cents boosting
the price of gasoline throughout the
Three new taxe? have been added
Wednes- by the legislature which will he levi-
day brought the number of bale* for i cd during the next ycur. The sales
Baldwin county above the four hun- tax pai.-cd as an emergency men-
dred mark with indication that the ure and to be levied for only two
increase in daliy ..-ceipts would grow years will have little effect here it is
rapidly during the next few week*, believed. An exemption of $30,000
The season well under way was dollars iR allowed In this tax which
bringing the* harvest to a ranid cli- according to reports will effect
max, the continued hot weather rnak- about thirty retail, wholesale end
ing the fruit mature rapidly. While manufacturing enterprises
dry weather has been damaging and
the number of hales predicted for
Baldwin county has decreased, the
season is expected to double last
Eighteen cents was being paid for
best cotton Wednesday, while a fc^ -
hales had demanded a fraction above
this price. The market stayed
around seventeen and eighteen cents
throughout the week and buyers be- j
lieved this price would hold.
The seaso>•„ is well advanced this
year and cotton is coming in more
rapidly than former years. Wagons
loade dwith cotton is a familiar sight ,
win county. The tax enacts one mill
per thousand on retaihrs and whole
salers .and one-hall ni'll on manufac
turers. This tax will become void
after December Sist, 1931.
A statutory income tax was alw
passed which will require thoje filing
income taxes to the Federal Govern
ment to pay one-third of thi* amount
to the State Government. All ex
emptions allowed by the Federal
Government is .also allowed in this
A vote on a constitutional in
come tax will he taken at the n'xt
ral election. If ratified the
J. R. NORMENT
Respected Gtizeti Near Death at
Home Near Milledgeville. j
Doctors Hope Fades
The Milledgeville Music Store will i News reached Milledgeville Wed
open Sept, 1st, at the store formerly ; nesday afternoon that Mr. J. R. Nor-
meupied by the Dixie Shop, next to ! ment was critically ill at his home
C. STUDENTS MUST
PAY MATRICULATION FEE
"•dent has been authorized
nil fees not paid the past
•'"lets before assigning
' change made in the rule
• n in vogue a number of
including the girls, and
strictly payable prior to
• and assignment to class-
R. H. Wootten’s, with Mr. W. D.
Veal a? manager.
The store will carry phonographs, dans,
readies, latest records and sheet Although
Mr. Vela is a son of Mr. O. F.
Veal, and is one of the city’s young
business, men, having been connected
with the Baldwin Furniture Co., for
.. veral years. He will start business
with the good will of i? large num
ber of friends.
this city, and little hope
tertained for his recovery by physi-
declining health fo:
his condition was no'
considered grave until early this
week when his weakened body gnvi
way to a heart attack.
Physicians were deeply concerned j book of pa
about his recovery .and feared death | next
* an enabling
act nnd fix amount of levy. The
constitutional measure will also car
ry a clause for the gradual abolition
of the nd valorem tax with a limita
tion on counties and municipalities.
The gai tax jnll jnis'- the largest
revenue for the stale. Four cents
will go to the highway department,
one cent to the counties and one
cent to the common schools.
The money t:j the counties will go
town/d maintaining parallel roads
that are not in the highwny system.
Under the' new taxation Baldwin
county will get a large increa-e add-
Through the station next Tuesday j n g to the fund* to maintain and
at 9:30 will come the voice of Mrs. i>uilrl side roads in the county.
Nelle Womack Hines, Milledgcville’s The money derived from the gas
Civic and Club leader, who will give t :ix f or comm on rchools will give
n program of songs and readings of fjaldwin county .a material increase
her own composition. j n f un ds for the maintenance of
The program »■ N be the second ; p U j,jj c schools. ,
by Mrs. Hint., in Introduclns-1 Thu ^ lox j, fiqwrted have
latest effect on the people of
on all highways, and the proverhal , legislature
southern scene of gin hou-e, pica-
niny and cotton packed in wagons
tells the story of the harvesting of
the big crop in Georgia.
Wednesday was the busiest day of
the season over dne hundred
bales being brought to market
MRS. HINES TO BROADCAST
OVER W. S. B. TUESDAY
Milledgeville Worn.* lo GS». R..d-
ing* and Introduce Songs From
Atlanta Radio Station
Hint-., in introducing I
and elections from a
that is to be released
ionth, the first broadi
REV. A. G. HARRIS TO PREACH
FIRST SERMON HERE SEPT. 8TH
WILKINSON COUNTY FARMER
DIES -ROM BURNS MONDAY
t of Next Week
ns Sunday Night Catch-
Injured in Wn
ing been made
“My Little Cabin i
and “A Summer Time
the principal numbers
ong" will b?
n the thirty
G. M. C. CADETS TO PUBLISH
NEWSPAPER DURING YEAR
, .. . r an A; J. C. Dokc. 28, Wilkinson county
^ ci *>-
Mil- j to nrriv • in Milledstoville Thur day ! ‘‘
Ilf next week. nnJ Mr. Harri- will
I'intt) preach hi* initial sermon a* paster
,,f the Presbyterian church Sunday ' aI
from “Home Loving Hearts” will al
so be featured.
BAPTIST TO HEAR COVINGTON
■ ued Twice Eai
Under the direction of the stud-
REV. F. H. HIDING RETURNS
FROM VACATION THIS WEEK
, S C.. to I
opt the call
onal Mini.»=r to C
vice, at St. Stephei
city. His resignation was uc-
d with the deepest regret by
ongregation of Senecca church,
s ministry there has been most
o’clock Sunday night
when his automobile piunged over
! an enbankment and caught fire.
Mr. Doke was accompanied by four
! ncgroci* and was enroute to his home
' i?> Wilkinson county when the acci-
j dent happened. He evidently lost
1 control of the machine and it swerv-
jed from the road over a high en-
i liankment near ByingtonV mill. Mr.
! lu.kc was pinned under the car and
ent body of G. M. (
will he published twi
during the school tir
Sept. 11th. Col. Geo
' the minute*
succe ssful, and he had establish
himself firmly in the confidence
He and his family will receive
•us-1 Rev. F. H. Ha ding will return
•: j home Friday of t! is week from a va-
all arrear mntrieu- i cation spent in * v ' mountains °f
ust he paid before j North Carolina, ar.d will conduct ser- . ..
f .indent* in Septcm- vices sst St. Stephen's Episeopnl | eorduil welcome to the city,
! church next Sunday.
leral matriculation fee The usual services on th<
II be charged all stud- Sunday in the month will b
il girls, entering Celebration of the Holy Co
ilove the 7th grade, at
f which must he paid be-
■ ration in September 1929,
if any, at begining of
■rm in January, 1930.
•V. Moran and the ter.
i will be at the 11:30 services, with no
: Fcrviccs at the early hour.
Mr*. Harding. Mias Lucy Harding
and Mr. Nat Hardire will return with
SEPT. FIRST IS MOVING TIME
The fir.‘t of September is moving
time in MilledsreviHc end n number
rerely burned before he could
be released. Rushed to the City
Hospital he died from the burns and
injuries about twenty-four *hour*
The four negroes were not serious
ly injured. Three of them were
brought to the hospital here for
Mr. Doke is survived by his widow,
three children Jewell, Julia, Roger
and C. B. Doke, his mother, Mrs.
Mary Doke and three brothers.
George, I. W. and M. A. Doke.
An adjourn- . Interment was Tuesday afternoon
of the court will be held j at Snow Hill cemetery in Wilkinson
next Thursday. | county.
Tim regn’rr monthly cession of the
Baldwin county court was held Mon
day, Judge E. R. Hines presiding,
und Solicitor Carlisle C/les, repre-
’• Tilting the State. About fifteen
Editor-in-Chief of the paper which
will he issued under the name of the
“The Kay-Dc*.” Sam Evans, Jr.,
- HI he the bu'lness manager of the
miner. Maj. Srm Whatley wiil be
the faculty member in charge of the
Milledgeville Baptist will have the
opportunity of hearing Rev. Walker
Combs n*'xt Sunday, when he- will
come here to preach at both the
morning and evening services.
Rev. Combs L pastor of the Cov- ^ orK -
ington Baptist church and is highly ® u,na .. ,
recommended to the Baptist of this I The complete ^aff of editors have
city. He comes here on trial and is J ^
one of the several that will preach Col. Roach rtated that the paper
here before a call is made to fill the
vacancy now existing in the pastor-
will be taught by him.
.f the church.
The Pulpit committee are anxious
for the membership to hear the
preacher Sunday. It is their desire
to select a minister before the
school: of the city open. All mem-
ucn of the church are urged to he
would supnlant the anno A special
alumnae department will be conduct
ed and contact with former students
will he maintained. T'.ie paper is ex
pected to develop a pirit and inter-
: t in students.
Col. Roach askr the co-operation
of the merchants in making the paper
■nty hoys who attended of our citizens will change thur
'"•1 at the State Agri- places of residence.
■' returned home Sat- There will be several families »
' • boys and Mr. Moran re- move here from other P * c ® 8 > ' iru
a delightful and interesting j is expected that there
any vacant houses in
NEXT MONDAY LEGAL HOLIDAY | PROPERTY CHANGES OWNERS
Next Monday is the first Monday j Mrs. W. R. Dunham has purchased
in September, and ir a leeal holiday. I from Mr. W. B. Harrison the house
It will be observed as a holiday on Greene street which he recently
all be few if j by the post office, and banks of Mib bought from Mrs. Sol Barrett. The
the city. t:dgoville. ~ | hon *e i? a nice peics of property.
Rev. J. 4- Farr, pastor of the Mil-
The American Legion Auxiliary ledge ville circuit, is conducting re-
will mc-et next Tuesday afternoon viral services at Pleasant Grove
at 4:30 o’clock with Mrs. Hattie Gar- church this week. The sendees, which
rani and Mrs. C. L. Moran as joint are held twice daliy. are being well
hostesses. This is an important ; attended, and interest is being shown,
meeting of the Auxilliary, and a full ' T “->annt Grove is one of the laige-'t
• ndancc of the member?