Newspaper Page Text
As the elections are about over
and uur minds are no longer exci
ted by heated political contests, I
wish to present to the parents of
our county a few facts for their
I write this article fuliy realizing
the fact that but feeble impressions
are generally made on the minds
of the people through the public
prints especially npon questions
that do not ar use their interest-
But if 1 can get one father or one
mother to thinking on this groat
question, I will not have written
I am convinced of the fact that
we are not giving our children tjiat
attention both mentally and spir
itually that will fit them for the
duties that will be expected and
demanded of them by a progressive
and advancing civilization.
As my profession his thrown me
continuously with children in the
school-room, their natures and
their minds have deeply interested
me, and I long to see the day come
when we will fully realize that the
most important question before us
is, not what kind of money we
shall stamp at our mints, but what
kind of stamps we shall place upon
the minds of our children.
No people can prosper without
intelligence, and that wisely direc
ted. Neither money nor fertile
soil nor extensive manufacturing
plants will bring prosperity, unless
with them we have a people whose
minds have been trained to think,
and thus use the advantages that
God has given us for our own ad
vancement and happiness, and for
his glory- The grandest object in
this world is a human being whose
mind has been thoroughly trained,
in that it can think deep and long,
and think tor good, or if you please,
• Feeling this way about the mat
ter, I wish to ask every*parent in
Chattooga county to consider ser
iously the question, “How much
do 1 owe my children?” Imagine
them standing out before you as
you read this article—precious
st >nes that are placed m your
hands to polish and prepare for
service in this world of God's crea
tion. 1 know you want to be a
trmj parent, 1 kn >w you love your
children above any earthly consid
eration. If you do, then let me
help you arrive at a correct answer
to the above question.
In the first place, we are our
children's keepers. We are respon
sible to God and to the world for
the positions they will occupy in
life. The slums and alleys of our
cities, filled with boys and girls,
raise their choked voices above the
slang and profanity in their midst
and. pointing to the ragged waifs,
say, "Where are those children's
parents?” These say to you fath
ers, these say to you mothers, that
you are children's keepers. Our
jails and penitentiaries shake their
menacing fingers at you and sav
that you are your children's keep
ers. Civilization, as it mounts
higher and higher under the guid
ance of God's Truth, tells you that
you are your children's keepers,
and demands that you shall put
your thoughts and your lives into
their training. Even God himself
likens you to the watchman on the '
wall, and if they perish without
your most faithful efforts, their
blood will rest on your heads.
1 tell you we are our children's
keepers. When the tender bud is
planted in the garden and it grows
up a gnarled and crooked tree, we
have a right to demand of the gar
dener. "Why is this tree thus
dwarfed?” I tell you parents, if
we do not “move heaven and
earth" to ma’-e go?d men and wo
men out of the buds entrusted to
our care, we are guilty of criminal
negligence. Hero stands a man
condemned for some crime. Once
he was an innocent child. Now he
is a guilty criminal. Once he was
a bright-eyed babe, capable of be
ing made a powerful agent for
good in this world—now he is an
agent for evil. Who is responsible
for this? Where is his keeper?
I x*t his parents come out before
God and the world,and say,"Visit
the sins of my child upon me for
I am the guilty one.”
Now- to understand fully what
we owe our children, let us briefly
see what is expected of them by the
( world, or, to speak more truth
■ fully, what God expects them to
;do when they enter this busy,
i bustling world of ours.
Six thousand years ago, accord
i ing to Bibical chronology, God
(created this world, placed man in
, it, and commanded him to go forth
and subdue it. This command
(is to us, as much so as it was to the
first man ; and it must be obeyed.
Yea we are obeying it today, not
perfectly, but imperfectly. Obe
dience brings us nearer the goal;
disobedience takes us farther
away. When this grand civiliza
tion is wrought out, when the earth
i is thoroughly and finally subdued
for God, then I believe the pur
poses of creation will have been ac
complished and time will end, but
Now God expects every one of
us to do something towards work
ing out this civilization. We are
created to glorify God, and we can
only glorify him by obeying his
commands, and he commands us
to subdue the world. This old
earth of ours is to yield up her
weilth. The irjountains are to
give up their treasures; the forests
are to bo cut down and utilized;
the seas and the rivers are to add
their power and their products to
I the others; the soil, already fertile
is to redouble its effort under the
touch of trained intelligence;
electricty, snatched from the
clouds, incomputable in its power,
is to be added to the sum total;
various means of communication
and transit are to link together the
four quarters of the earth ; above
all, Christ's Gospel is to be taught
to all nations.
What a wonderful work for man !
Are we trainirg our children to
measure up to their destiny?
Father! Mother! Are you fitting
your child that it may be a power
in this great work that lies out be
fore us? If you have never thought
over it, stop now and think; think
anxiously, think earnestly, and 1
tell you, you will tremble at the
responsibility that rests upon you.
The parents of other states are
arousing themselves in regard to
the great question of the training
and education of their children.
Let Georgia be no laggard in the
race among the states. Let Chat
. tooga county be fully abreast of
the other counties of Georgia.
J. W. McWhorter.
Miss Lola Scarborough, one of the
most artistic trimmers iu the
south is in charge of our
Millinery Department this sea
son. She has just returned from mar
ket thoroughly posted as to the pre
vailing up-to-date .styles. She has
purchased a most magnificent aggre
gation of novelties peitaining to this
line and will certainly sell you your
Hats this season if strictly correct
str les and lowest prices are wbat you
I desire. Do not make the mistake
by buying elsewhere before you see
this stock. Hollis & Hinton.
I have removed my Jewelry and
Watch Repairing establishment from
Summerville to Lyerly, where I will
be glad to have the public call on me.
All work guaranteed,
D. J. Cameron.
A New Jersey wife wished to
know of her husband how it was
that he could not drink bad coffee
without abusing her, and yet drink
bad whisky- without abusing the
barkeeper. No mystery’ about
that: He just liked the whisky
better than the coffee.
We have just received a magnificent
assortment of Ladies’ Capes. Elegant
plush and Beaver goods and are pre
pared to surprise you with low prices.
Do not fail to call and see them, it
means money to you.
Hollis & Hinton.
E. M. Clark, of Duke, Calhoun
county, was so badly injured by a
runaway team one day last week
as to cause his death next day*.
\ our Guano notes and accounts were
due on the 15th of Oct. Please cal]
and pay them.
It CbHt-noRN \ Henry,
PENLEY WANTS DAMAGES.
He Sues the Chattanooga South
ern For SIO,OOO.
A damage suit was filed in the
United States court in Atlanta last
week by J. U. Penley, of Harris
burg, against the Chattanooga
Southern Railway’ for an allegeo
injury while in the employ of that
He claims that he with several
other workmen, was instructed to
move a hand car from a platform
to the track. He says, that with
out notice to him, the foreman
jerked the car in such away as to
throw petitioner down and causing
him to get his ankle fractured.
He declared that his injury was
permanent, and that he was earn
ing $1.50 a day at the time of the
The case has been referred to
Special Master W. P. Hill to hear
We are receiving daily the very
newest and latest styles in Fall Millin
ery. Perfect dreams of beauty at
prices that will astonish you for their
cheapness. Call and see.
Thompson Hiles & Co.
We are glad to hear that Mrs.
M. M. Ratliff has returned from
Texas where she has been on a vis
it to her sister.
Misses Lula and Josie Clark will
gy to Rome this week on a short
Miss Lula Worsham began her
school here Monday morning. She
is an excellent teacher, and wi'l
no doubt make a success of her
Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Dirttown
valley, were visiting relatives and
friends at Kincaid Sunday.
Mr. Wilfie Ratliff, of Texas, is
here on a visit to relatives and
friends. He will remain until
next fall and in the meantime go
Mrs. M. M. Ratliff is visiting her
daughter at Fouche this week.
Miss Minnie Logan returned
Sunday 7 from a visit to her aunt in
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Smith are
going to move into Texas valley
sometime soon. Country Girl.
It is your privilege to save money
by examining our stock of Ladies-
Wraps; you will readily see where and
bow this can be done.
Hollis & Hinton.
Rev. Mr. Starkey’ who was called
to serve the Baptist church, filled
his appointment here Sunday and
Sunday night, to large congrega
Mr. R. W. Jones was with us
Misses. Carrie Agnew- and Ada
Gilbert visited Dirttown Saturday
Miss Maggie Smith, of Bankhead
Ala., passed through here last week
enroute to Gainesville, where she
goes on a visit to relatives.
Mr. Bud Garrett, who has been
sick for sometime, is slowly im
Mr. B F. Joiner, of Lookout
mountain, gave a delightful enter
tainment here Monday’ night.
Miss Hermion Boyle has just re
turned from an extended visit to
relatives in Jackson county.
We are receiving this week a big
lot of Dress Goods and Trimmings in
ill the new styles and colors. Re
member you get a pattern free with
every dress you buy.
Thompson Hiles & Co.
\ Cramps,\ \ Croup, \
\ \r^ s \ X
y Colds, y y ache,y -j,
and all BOWEL
A Sure, Safe. Quick Cure for these »L
Fsetf Internally and Externally.
Two Sizes. 25c. and 50c. bottles.
I wast every man and woman in the United
States interested xn the Opium and Whisky
habits to have one of my books on these dis
eases. Address B. M. Woolley, Atlanta, Ga,
box 352, and one wi;, be sent you tree.
Mr. James Gamble of near Sum
merville, was in town Saturday.
Mr. E. M. Jennings will leave
for Chattanooga today, Monday,
where he will enter the Chattanoo
ga Medical college.
Mr. U. P. Martin made a busi
ness trip to Trion Saturday.
Mr. Corput Satterfield will begin
his school near Haywood 'on the
first Monday in December. Mr.
Satterfield is one of our most clev
er young men and it is needless to
say that he will give his patrons
Mr. L. M. Hendon and*Pink Ba
ker have formed a copartnership
and will sell goods in the Hendon
building near depot.
Mr. Pink Baker visited Chatta
nooga Thursday on business.
Prof. Ransom’s school opens to
Mr. Jasper Wade will leave for
Sand mountain, Ala , nevt Wednes
day. We wish him success in his
Mr. Sam Hughes, who has been
living in Texas for several years,
arrived with his family last Satur
day and will make this section his
Your correspondent nude a busi
ness trip to Round Mountain, Ala.,
the first of the week. Bryan and
McKinley seem to be the absorbing
topic there the same as it is in
Mr. John C. Lass iter made a
business trip to Summerville Sat
Mr. Loyd Neal has moved to
Menlo and is occupying one of L.
M. Hendon’s houses near the Bap
Prof. Davis of Lyerly, filled Rev-
Starkey’s appointment here last
Sunday and preached an eloquent
Dr. J. M. D. King, who attended
the Masonic Grand lodge at Macon
last week, has returned home.
SILVER HILL, GA.
Mr. Mark Espy and charming
sister, of Texas valley, were visit
ing Miss Janie White recently.
Miss Burns, of near Alpine, has
a flourishing school at this place.
Miss Lula Clark, one of Kincaid’s
brightest young ladies, visited
Miss Annie Stevenson a few Sun
The Primitive Baptist protracted
meeting at this place closed the
first Sunday with one accession.
Mr. G. A. Cordle, of this place,
went to Rome last week and will
probably remain sometime.
Miss Nona Stephenson, of Kin
caid, was the charming guest of
Miss Annie Stephenson last week.
Messrs Dorsett and Morgan went
to Chattanooga one day last week.
Clyde, the infant child of Mr.
and Mrs. J. G. Stephenson, has
been quite sick for several days.
Mr. T. F. Kendrick is making
some neat improvements on his
The Misses Stephensons went to
Rome last week on a shopping ex
Misses Susie Holland and Bessie
Taylor, of Kincaid, attended ser
vices at Poplar springs the first
Rev. Mr. Hall, of • near Trion,
preached at Silver Hill last Sunday
Rev. Mr. Cargal, of Raccoon
mills, will preach at Poplar springs
on the fourth Sunday.
Miss Sallie Quinn is at home a
gain after visiting Miss Della Fos
ter for some time.
Miss Lucy Weaver was visiting
the Misses McNeal recently.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Stephenson,
of New, are visiting in our burg
Mr. and Mrs. Canady both died
of congestion last week and were
buried at Bethel Saturday morning
• o *
They leave a ; i ttle child ten months
Mrs. A. H. White visited her sis
ter. Mrs. Tom Weaver, one day last
Blue Eyed Girl.
Letters of Dismission. - *"
Gl.<>K‘ilA, Chattooga county.
1 o all whom it i) av concern: Geo. D.
administrator of D. F. Allgood. I
late ot said county deceased, applies to I
me for letters of dismission from said ■
administration, and I wili pass upon I
his application on the first Monday in
be. ruary next at my office in St miner- i
, said county. Given under in I
hand and official signature. This 6th
day of November. 1-96.
JOHN MATTOX, Ordinary. I
We Don’t Deal |
either in advertising or in trade. 1
If we say we’ve got a thing we |
can show it to you.
Seeing is Believing— j
; Come in and see our large stock of Dress M
; Goods, embracing the new novelty Plaids $
; and Checks. You will be delighted with m
; their beauty and cheapness. We also have »
; handsome Trimmings, and the new Per- »
; caline and Fibre Chamois linings.
As For Sf+OES— |
; When people make mistakes they some- fc
! times say: “I put my foot in it then.” jj
I You won’t make a mistake when you put
; your feet into our Shoes. We carry a full »
line of the famous J. B. Lewis “Wear j!
; Resister” Shoes, every pair guaranteed, |
; and the John M. Smith Shoe. You know $
; you are getting a good Shoe when you
; buy these. ?;
of Everything* |
! We keep a fuller assortment and a more w
! complete stock of general goods than any «l
! store in North Georgia. Wagons, Bug- «<
gies, Hardware, Hubs, Rims, Spokes, and
: in fact almost everything that is needed «1
I in all the varied pursuits of life.
GEORGIA, Chattooga county.
To all whom it may concern: Mrs. M.
A. Walters, widow of < . P. Walters, late
of said county deceased, has applied to
the undersigned for year’s support for
liereselt and minor child from the estate
of said O. P. Walters, dec. This is to
notify all persons interested, the next
of kin and creditors of said deceased,
that said application and return qt ap
praisers will be passed upon at this of
fice on the first Monday in December
next Witness my hand, this Cct. 22nd
1896. John Mattox,
GEORGIA, Chattoga county.
To all whom it may concern: All per
sons interested are hereby notified that
if no good cause is shown to the con
trary, an order will be granted by the
undersigned on the 13th day of Decem
ber, 1896, establishing a new road as
marked out by the road superintendent
ot the MOth road dist, appointed for that
purpose, commencing at the south line
of Ben and John Perry’s land, running
south through the lands of Turner Per
ry, William Caldwe.l, Z. D. Perry, Jos
eph Hawkins and James Cargal, cross
ing the Dirttown and Haywood public
road at the pond on the mountain, run
ning south through the lands of I. N.
Cheney, Mrs C. a.ALen, G. C. Garri
son, Ben Mathis, M. M. Wright, Wm. L
Selman and John Dunwoody to the
I Chattooga and Floyd county line near
■P. M. 'story’s, Sr, This Oct. 3lst, 1896.
Jo n Mattox Ordinary.
To all whom it may concern: J. F.
Maples has applied to the undersigned
for letters of administration on the es
tate of Alfred Maples, late of said coun
ty dec, said letters to be granted to said
J . F. Maples or the clerk of the superior
court or some other fit and proper per
son. The said application will be passed
upon at my office on the first Monday
in December, 1e96. Witness iny hand
and official signature. This Oct. 20, 1896.
John Mattox, Ordinary.
Notice to Debtors and Cred
All persons having demands against
the estate of Pheribe J. Bass deceased
are h'-reby notified to render in tueir
demands to the undersigned according
to law, and all persons indebted to said
estate are required to make immediate
payment. This Oct. 31st, 1895-
T. J. SIMMONS. Adm’r.,
of Pheribe J. Bass, dec.
GEORGIA. Chattooga county.
Will be sold to the highest bidder for
cash before the court h<»usr door in ■Sum
merville, said county, within the legal
hours of sale, on the first luesdayin
December, 1596, the following described
p operty, to-wit: Fifty acres of land in
lot Xo. one h .ndred anu forty-nine, in
25th district and 4th section of gpid
county, beginning at a point in Dry
creek, where original south line crosses
sMd creek, thence north 5 degrees, east
133 1 -. poles »o stake; thence west 48 poles
to stake; thence south 5 degrees; west
133 J:! poles to original land line; the.ice
east to beginning point, containing 40
acres; also ten acres cast of this tract
and nearecenter on which dwelling is
located as described in homestead of W.
B. Kilgo on said land. Sold as the prop
erty ot W. B. Kilgo to satisfy a mort
gage Ufa issuing from Chattooga Super
ior court, G W. Mills, a iministrator et
al vs. W. B. Kilgo. This Nov. 2, 1896.
J. C. Penn, Sheriff.
Subscribe for the SUM
MERVILLE NEWi. Eight
pnges, SI per year.
, TAX NOTICE,
I will be the following places
on the daysj and named
low for the collecting
State and County the
Trion Oct 26
McWhorters’s store “ 27
Menlo '• 28
store “ 29
Lyerly “ 30
Seminole Nov. 2
Coldwater “ 3
Kartah <s 4
Haywood “ 5
Subligna “ 6
Gilreath store “ 9 am.
Hammond’s mill “ 9 p m.
Sawmill at Boyles “ 10
Chelsea “ 11
Alpine “ 12
Foster’s store “ 13
Lyerly “ 16
Chattoogaville “ 17
Holland’s stdre “ 18
Weather’s store “ 19
Silver Hill “ 20
Gore “ 23
Tidings “ 24
Reuben Johnson’s “ 25 '
William Salmon’s “ 26 am.
C. B. Atkins’ “ 26 pm.
Subligna “ 27 a.m.
New “ 27 p.m
Raccoon mills “ 30
Clemmons’ mill Dec 1
Trion “ 2
- McWhorter’s store “ 3
Menlo “ 4
Foster’s store “ 7
Lyerly “ 8
Seminole “ 9
Coldwater “ 10
Kartah “ 14
Haywood “ 15
Subligna “ 16
Hall & Clements store “ 17
Roberson's store “ 18 am.
I will be in Summerville every
Saturday until Dec. 20, when my
books will close. Please observe
the days and dates and come for
ward and settle promptly and save
cost and trouble B. L. KNOX,
T. C. C. C.
Notice to Debtors and Cred
All persons having demands against
the .state of L. R. V* illiems, late of
Chattooga county, deceased, are hereby
notified to render in their demands to
the undersigned according to law,
all persons indebted to said estate are
required to make immediate payment.
This Oct. 26th, 1893. C. r. Wil j.iaws
Administrator of L. R Williams, dec