The Jonesboro News.

  Volume I    Jonesboro, Georgia, Friday, July 11, 1913  Number 1

 Devoted to the Progress and Development of Clayton County


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Jonesboro News

O A Hanes, Editor

Application made for entrance at the Jonesboro, Ga., postoffice as second class mail matter.

Official Organ Clayton Co.

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BROWN SPRINGS

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Miss Gladys Holt, of Fayetteville, is guest of Miss Leitha Burks, and will also visit relatives at Lovejoy.

Mrs. P. P. Jackson, of Atlanta, was guest of her sister, Mrs. N. J. Brown, of Forest Park, until Saturday, when she was called to the bedside of her husband, Mr. B. P. Jackson, who was taken suddenly ill.

Miss Alice Brown visited Miss Elvie Burks Sunday.

An enjoyable event was the pound supper recently at the home of Mr. J. N. Simpson

Miss Yada Gilbert was at Forest Park the 4th attending the annual singing.

The many friends of Mr. L. C. Daniel, who is very sick now, are hoping for a speedy recovery.

Miss Maud Eubanks was the guest of Miss Clara Brown last week, returning to her home in Atlanta Saturday.

Mr. Berry Langley is visiting his father and mother near Piedmont, Ala.

Mr. Gleave Gibson, of Orchard Knob, was guest of Mr. Bose Brown Sunday.

Well, as everything is O.K. in this vicinity, will ring off.


ORDINARY'S NOTICE

GEORGIA--Clayton County:

To whom it may concern: --

H. D. Moore, former guardian and ex-officio administrator of J. T. Tanner, deceased, has made application to sell the land of J. T. Tanner, deceased, as such administrator.  I will pass on the same on first Monday in August next, August 4th, 1913.

This July 7th, 1913.

W. M. Wright, Ordinary

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HOUSE AND LOT IN JONESBORO FOR SALE OR RENT.

Five room house, with a good garden, for sale or rent.  Address or call on E. L. Stephens, Jonesboro, Ga.

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LOCAL AND PERSONAL

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Mrs. E. M. Sutherland is the guest of relatives at Lyerly.

Mrs. Frances Kirkland, of Macon, is a guest at the Jonesboro hotel.

Dr. Grady Cannon, of Conyers, is the guest of his cousin, Sam Cannon.

Rev. Watley, of Orchard Hill, was with Mr. S. A. Brown and family last Sunday.

Miss Fannie Pursley, of Atlanta, was the last week-end guest of Miss Bessie Archer.

Mrs. J. V. Welborn and daughter, of Atlanta, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Hudgins.

Mr. J. C. Hixon, and wife, of Villa Rica, are the guests of their son, Prof. O. H. Hixon and family.

Misses Jackie Will and May Carnes are the guests of Misses Glennis and Elise Austin, at Morrow.

 Miss Jonnie Gray McMullan is a guest at the home of her uncle, Mr. W. F. McMullen, below town this week.

Messrs. Van Nolan and Charlie Murphy, of Morrow, were social visitors in Jonesboro Tuesday evening.

Misses Marguerite and Morine Cousins were guests of their grandmother, Mrs. I. W. Cousins, at Bennett's Mill.

Master "Billie" Stephens entertained several of his young friends on last Friday afternoon in celebration of his fourth birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hightower, Sr., have as their guests Mrs. C. W. Cooper and two little sons, and daughter, Miss Norine Cooper, of Commerce.

Mr. J. F. Davis has returned from the great reunion of the Blue and Gray veterans at Gettysburg and reports that it was a grand occasion for the boys of 61-65.

Miss Maurine Cousins entertained several of her young friends at a  birthday party on Wednesday afternoon from five to six o'clock.  She has reached the happy age of ten years.

Mr. L. H. Jones is expected to arrive home from south Georgia on Saturday.  Mr. Jones and family will leave on Wednesday of next week for the mountains of North Georgia, where they will spend the summer.

Mr. Edgar Shipp, Jr., was a visitor in Jonesboro for the past week-end.  Mrs. Shipp, who has been the guest of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. T. C. Cannon, accompanied him on his return home last Sunday.

 Mr. and Mrs. L. Z. Gilbert have as their guests, Mrs. John D. Winter and three little children, of Leland, Miss.  Mrs. Winter is a cousin of Mrs. Gilbert, and has stopped over for a visit of several days in Jonesboro, while en route to Virginia for the summer.

Mrs. R. L. Webb and children, of Barnesville, are the guests of Mrs. W. T. Sims.

Mrs. E. O. Morrow, who has been the guest of friends at Brunswick for several weeks, will return to her home here on Saturday.

Mrs. A. A. Kirkland has as guests this week, Mrs. J. J. Hall, of Atlanta, and Misses Barrow, of Fairburn, and Miss Boula, of Atlanta.

Mr. J. H. Reeves has returned from his second trip to Gettysburg, and is loaded with "news" for the "boys."

Mrs. B. D. Campbell and little son, of Kirkwood, are the guests of Mrs. Campbell's mother, Mrs. D. A. Mann.

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THE SUNBEAM PARTY.

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Miss Flora Blalock entertained her Baptist Sunbeam Society on the church lawn Tuesday afternoon from five to six o'clock.

The children enjoyed many interesting games and one of the most pleasant features for the little folks was the serving of ice cream.

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YOUNG PEOPLE'S CLUB.

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Miss Wyona Carnes delightfully entertained the "Young People's Club" on Friday evening of last week.  Music and games were enjoyed throughout the evening, after which delightful refreshments were served.  The color scheme of red, white and blue was carried out in every detail. 

Those who enjoyed Miss Carnes hospitality were Misses Irene Benefield, Sarah Rivers, Nadine Harper, Gladys Dorsey, Lynn Dodd, Ruth Fife, Gussie McMullan, Florrie Jane McMullan, Zimmie and Wyona Carnes, Annie Mae Nash, of Atlanta; Messrs. Clark Mathes, W. J. Cousins, Harry Scarbrough, Hiram Brown, Josh Wotton, Ira Evans, Emmett Medlock, Hiram Lawrence, Lamar Adamson, Paul Fife, Carl Evans, Seymore Martin, Henry Dorsey, and G. W. Cook, of Atlanta.

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Miss Sarah Rivers left on last Saturday for Douglasville, where she will be the guest of Miss Rose Abercrombie for a week.

Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Benefield, and Miss Zilpah Huie, of Riverdale, were guests of Mr. J. H. Benefield and family, last Sunday.

Miss Jessie Mae Coogler is in Atlanta, the guest of relatives.

Mrs. Ocona Benefield Smith spent last Sunday in Atlanta, guest of Miss Sarah Kate Anderson.

Miss Eunice Sims, of East Point, is the guest of her cousin, Miss Kathleen Duffey, this week.

Mr. Mercer Wallis, of Atlanta, was a visitor with relatives here Tuesday.  Mercer is a skilled printer and holds an important place with the Sunday American.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Murphy, of Fayetteville, were the recent week-end guests of Mrs. B. Deane.

 Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Hanss, of Atlanta, spent the last week-end in Jonesboro with relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Stanley, of upper Clayton, were the guests of relatives in Jonesboro on last Sunday.

Mr. J. G. Evans, of the firm of Evans Bros., will leave Saturday night for New York and Boston, where he will spend several days purchasing goods the fall and winter trade.

Mr. Otis Mann and children, of Buena Vista, are guests of Mrs. Mann's father, Hon. John M. Mundy.

Mr. John F. Wallis, of Conyers, was here Tuesday for a visit with the family of his son, Mr. Joe Wallis, and he was also a most welcome visitor to this office.

Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Holcomb, of Atlanta, were the last weekend guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Coogler.

Mr. J. M. Stanfield, and family, of Hapeville, were the guests of relatives here for several days during the past week.

Mr.  J. A. Huie, of Riverdale, was in Jonesboro on Monday in the interest of the Flint River drainage district.

Mr. and Mrs. K. E. McMullan had as their guests on last Sunday Mr. Boyd Carmichael, of McDonough, and Miss Kittie Mae Mitchell, of Dutchtown.

Mr. Delma Stanley, of Atlanta, was with his home folks here on last Sunday.

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METHODIST YOUNG PEOPLE.

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The young people of the missionary society of the Methodist Church had an interesting meeting Tuesday afternoon.  Mrs. Reeves had charge of the occasion, and a most instructive program on Cuba was presented.

Miss Mattie Sue Suttles gave her report from the missionary conference recently held at Jackson.  This report inspired all who heard to more zealous work in the future.

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PLEASANT ENTERTAINMENT.

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Miss Lukye Harper entertained Wednesday night with a lawn party in honor of Misses Lizzie Lou and Bessie Mae Davis, of Columbia, S.C.

Punch was served by Miss Irene Benefield and Nadine  Harper.  Ice course was served later in the evening.

Those present were Misses Lizzie Lou and Bessie Mae Davis, of Columbia, S.C.; Misses Flora Blalock, Maggie Mann, Nettie Medlock, Mary Tigner, Mattie Sims, Jessie King, Irene Camp, Fay Watterson, Jonnie Grey McMullan, Fannie Mae Harper, Minnie Lou and Gertrude McMullan, Janie Brown and May Dodson: Messrs. Parks Reeves, Joe Camp, Jim Archer, Walton Fife, Davis Melson, Burge Harper, Zack Mann, Jess McMullan, Alonza Rivers, Arthur Huie, Alex Wallis, Escar Wooten, John T. Mann, Crockett Hanes, Wendell Watterson and Weyman Evans.

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Mrs. M. E. McKelvey is the guest of relatives at Social Circle.

Mr. W. E. Fife, who is located at Savannah, is here for a visit with homefolks.

You will do well to read the advertisement of Smith & Higgins in this issue.

Mr. N. H. Benefield and Dr. W. L. Allen, of Riverdale, were in Jonesboro Tuesday.

Mrs. N. W. Williamson and Master Lovick Williamson are guests of relatives at Inman.

Mr. Burge Harper, one of Jonesboro's popular young farmers sent in a cotton bloom on July 4th.

Messrs. C. R. Camp and R. G. Carico, of Atlanta, were the guests of Mr. A. A. Camp and family for several days of last week.

Sheriff C. D. Dickson left for Milledgeville Thursday afternoon having in charge two negro men who had been adjudged insane.

Miss Langford, the popular and attractive "shopper" at J. M. High Co's in Atlanta, is not only a great convenience for the "mere man" shopper, but is a great help to the ladies and especially so to those wh order by mail.

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ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE.

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GEORGIA, Clayton County:--

By virtue of an order from the Court of Ordinary of Clayton county, granted at the July term, 1913, will be sold at public outcry on the first Tuesday in August, 1913, at the court house door in said county, between the legal hours of sale, the following property of the estate of Mrs. Mary W. Allen, deceased:

One house and lot containing two acres, more or less, in land lot number 242, of the 5th district of said county, said lot facing the south side of the Jonesboro and Palmetto road 200 feet, and running back south 400 feet, and being bounded on the north by said public road, on the east by D. P. Melson, on the south by D. P. Melson, and on the west by A. S. Martin.

Sold for the purpose of distribution.

Terms cash.

Mrs. J. P. Sewell,

Administratrix of Mary W. Allen

O. J. Coogler, Attorney.


NOAH'S ARK


 

Mr. and Mrs. L. L. McMullan, and children, of Jonesboro, and Mrs. W. F. McMullan and Miss Clyde McMullan, were the guests of Mr. S. P. Carnes and family Sunday.

Mr. B. D. Campbell and Miss Ila Campbell, of Atlanta, were the guests of their parents near here last Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Mack Carnes were the guests of relatives at Stockbridge Sunday.

Mr. Jim Cook, of Atlanta, is the guest of his sister, Mrs. J. C. Campbell this week.

Mr. Will Edwards, who was severely cut last week, is slowly improving at this writing.

Mr. John Wallis, of near County Line, passed through this community Tuesday, en route to Jonesboro.

Most of the farmers around here are about of the grass.


BETHEL LOCALS


 

Mr. and Mrs. John Bray and children, of Selina, spent Sunday with the latter's sister, Mrs. O.? A. Harris.

Mrs. A. C. Harris, of Jonesboro, spent a few days of this week with Miss Georgia Harris.

Messrs Ira Kirkland and Claud Archer, of Jonesboro, were visitors here Sunday night.

Mrs. Florence Tucker entertained the young folks with a singing Sunday night.

Mr. N. Mann, of Jonesboro, is a visitor here this week.

"Bud" Tucker still makes calls in Jonesboro.

Masters Hollis and Grady Calaway, of East Point are spending a few days with their cousin, Aubrey Henderson.

Mr. and Mrs. Lon Stanley, of Fayetteville, spent Sunday with relatives here.

Mr. Melvin Trammell and sister, Miss Ellie, of Morrow, were visitors here Saturday night and Sunday.

Miss Pauline McElroy, of Selina, was a visitor here Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Estes and little son, Jarvis, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Tucker, at Morrow.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Benefield had as their Sunday guest the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle McKennie, of Atlanta.

Mrs. Jones, of Hapeville, was the week-end guest of her daughter, Mrs. E. L. Dorsey, Little Frances Dorsey returned with her for a few weeks visit.

Mrs. M. E. Estes, Sr., who has been visiting relatives here and at Inman for some time, has returned to her home in East Point.

Master S. D. Dorsey, of Fayetteville, is spending a few weeks here with his brother, E. L. Dorsey and family.

We are sorry to disappoint the people, but it was thought best to postpone the all day singing that had been announced for the 2nd Sunday in August.  Remember the day and everybody come.  Every fellow who has a girl will bring her, and if you haven't one bring the other fellow's girl.

Preaching service here Sunday next by Rev. Spencer B. King.

Friends of Miss Georgia Harris will be glad to know that she is better.  She has been real sick for some time.

Mr. A. E. Archer, of Macon, was a visitor here Sunday.


SHERIFF'S SALE.

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Will be sold before the court house door in the town of Jonesboro, Clayton county, GA., on the first Tuesday in August, 1913, between the legal hours of sale, to the highest bidder, the following described property, to-wit: That tract or parcels of land in the 13th district of originally Henry, then Fayette, now Clayton county, consisting of forty acres, being the west forty acres of the south half of land lot No. 9, in said district, said forty acres being marked "Wright" on plat in deed from P. H. Brewster and J. C. Austin, to A. J. Cheney, and recorded in book G, page 184, records of Clayton county, it conveying undivided half interest in the other undivided half interest coming to the said Cheney, as per minutes F-2 of the Fulton superior court, page 445. Same levied on and sold as the property of defendant by virtue of, and to satisfy a fi fa, issued against A. C. Askew for state and county taxes for the year 1912.  Will sell five acres at a time until the amount of said fi fa is realized.  Tenants in possession notified of the levy.  This July 2nd, 1913.

C. D. Dickson

Sheriff Clayton County.


LEGAL NOTICES.

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A. S. Martin & Son, a firm composed of A. S. Martin and J. A. Martin

vs.

W. W. Plunkett and Mrs. W. B. Stewart.

No. 40.  February Term 1913.

Clayton Superior Court.

Suit in equity to foreclose a material mans lien for lumber and material used in improving real estate against W. W. Plunkett, contractor, and Mrs. W. B. Stewart, owner of real estate.

To W. W. Plunkett:--

You are hereby required, personally, or by attorney, to be and appear at the next term of the superior court of Clayton county to be held in and for said county, on the fourth Monday in August next, then and there to answer the plaintiff's demand in above stated complaint.

Witness the Hon. L. S. Roan, Judge of said court, this 31st day of May, 1913.

John M. Mundy, Clerk.

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A. S. Martin & Son, a firm composed of A. S. Martin and J. A. Martin

vs.

W. W. Plunkett and Robert Morris.

No. 41.  February Term 1913.

Clayton Superior Court.

Suit in equity to foreclose a material mans lien for lumber and material used in improving real estate against W. W. Plunkett, contractor, and Robert Morris, owner of real estate.

To W. W. Plunkett:--

You are hereby required, personally, or by attorney, to be and appear at the next term of the superior court of Clayton county to be held in and for said county, on the fourth Monday in August next, then and there to answer the plaintiff's demand in above stated complaint.

Witness the Hon. L. S. Roan, Judge of said court, this 31st day of May, 1913.

John M. Mundy, Clerk.

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A. S. Martin & Son, a firm composed of A. S. Martin and J. A. Martin

vs.

W. W. Plunkett and J. O. Hightower, Jr.

No. 38.  February Term 1913.

Clayton Superior Court.

Suit in equity to foreclose a material mans lien for lumber and material used in improving real estate against W. W. Plunkett, contractor, and J. O. Hightower, Jr., owner of real estate.

To W. W. Plunkett:--

You are hereby required, personally, or by attorney, to be and appear at the next term of the superior court of Clayton county to be held in and for said county, on the fourth Monday in August next, then and there to answer the plaintiff's demand in above stated complaint.

Witness the Hon. L. S. Roan, Judge of said court, this 31st day of May, 1913.

John M. Mundy, Clerk.

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A. S. Martin & Son, a firm composed of A. S. Martin and J. A. Martin

vs.

W. W. Plunkett and J. W. Mundy.

No. 37.  February Term 1913.

Clayton Superior Court.

Suit in equity to foreclose a material mans lien for lumber and material used in improving real estate against W. W. Plunkett, contractor, and J. W. Mundy, owner of real estate.

To W. W. Plunkett:--

You are hereby required, personally, or by attorney, to be and appear at the next term of the superior court of Clayton county to be held in and for said county, on the fourth Monday in August next, then and there to answer the plaintiff's demand in above stated complaint.

Witness the Hon. L. S. Roan, Judge of said court, this 31st day of May, 1913.

John M. Mundy, Clerk.


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