The Cedartown Standard
January 21, 1897

ROCKMART NEWS

Misses Berchen and May York, two of our pertitiest young ladies, have been visiting in Cedartown the past week.

Mr. "Bob" Mintz is home from a trip in Southwest Georgia.

Mrs. L. G. Todd, formerly of this city, but who is now making her home with her son, Mr. Ed Todd, at Rockmart, is spending a while with her friends in Cartersville. - Cartersville News.

Miss Katie Davitte, of Rockmart, who has been clerking for Lanhan & Sons, returned home last week. Miss Davitte is a charming young lady, and leaves many friends in Rome who regret very much to see her leave. - Rome Argus.

Mr. W. W. Jones, the hustling slate ______, was in Cedartown Monday.

Mr. R. P. Gann attended court in Dallas last week.

Miss Annie, the _________ daughter of Mr. Ellis Davis, was united in marriage on the 6th inst. in Atlanta with Mr. Jesse Holcombe, of East Point.

Mr. W. L. McWhorter, a good and ________able citizen, is dangerously ill.

Squire W. N. Strange was in Cedartown on business last Monday.

Miss Eula Mundy, who has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. Henderson Lanham, left last week for her home in Rockmart. Miss Mundy, is an excellent young lady and made many friends during her stay here, who regret to see her leave. - Rome Argus.

Mr. J. L. Bullock spent Monday in Cedartown.

Mr. H. N. Sheffield spent Monday and Tuesday in Cedartown, taking the oath and beginning work as a member of the new board of County Commissioners, of which he will prove a most efficient member.

Misses Mary and Pearl Chapman have returned from a visit in Cartersville.

Deputy Sheriff J. H. Ferguson was in Cedartown the first of the week on official business.

Hon. Chas. Adamson, of Cedartown, was in town Tuesday.

Mr. William L. Craig, of Rockmart, was in the city for a few hours today. Mr. Craig is manager of the works of the Georgia Slate and Marble Company at that place, and came down to see his daughter, who is in school at this place. He reports the sales of his company very good at present, and believes that the outlook for business during the present year is excedingly flattering. Atlanta Evening Constitution.

Rev. E. W. Ballenger, the president of Piedmont Institute, Rockmart, was in the city on business yesterday. He has been at the head of this college since its foundation, and has been the prime mover in its advance towards the head og like institutions in this section. The school is now in the midst of one of the most prosperous years it has had and the attendance is very large. - Rome Tribune, 20th.

Deputy Sheriff J. H. Ferguson made his first arrest last week, capturing Jim Deems, who was wanted in Polk on a charge of misdemeanor, in Paulding county and took him to jail in Cedartown, wher he was soon released on bond.

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