Skip to main content
The largest online newspaper archive
A Publisher Extra® Newspaper

The Atlanta Constitution from Atlanta, Georgia • 11

Atlanta, Georgia
Issue Date:
Extracted Article Text (OCR)

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Jal 29, 1953 2 Man Robs Auto Store In Macon Vj 1 i Pastors Elect In Milledgeville MILLEDGEVTLLE. July 2 The Rev. John W. Hughston pastor of the 'First Baptist church here, has been named president-of the Milledgeville Ministerial'' Association. Others elecred to office were the Rev.

J. Frank Alexander Jr. of the First Tresbyterian Church as secretary and treasurer: the- Rev. Roy Barnett of the Ha rd-kvick Christian Church, chairman MA COX, July 28--An un identified Negro man snatched a bank sack containing $839.69 in cash and checks from a counter in the Western Auto Store here today and escaped on foot. Industry ih Spotlight.

Of Cornelians Economy (Editor's 'Note: This is another in a' series cf articles on the progress of Georgia cities. Next Wednesday: Albany.) By GEXE BRITTO.V Constitution Staff Writer CORNELIA, July 28 "Here in the hills of Haber-' sham Sidney Lanier long ago caught the beauty of these verdant, rolling foothills of the Blue mountains in his "Song of the Chattahoochee." the throbbing, spreading industry of the mountain town of Cornelia has not extinguished the scenic grandeur. Strategically located at the junction of XJ. S. Highway 123 coming every year Cornelia Is and 441 with U.

S. Highway 23, "catering to tourists." accord-the path of year-'round norfh mg to the Chamber of Commerce, south tourist treks, Cornelia 1 The traveler has his' choice boasts of being the gateway to amonS fur tourist courts and a the picturesque Blue Ridge. downtown hotel. APPLES, TEACHES Tht? Flays a biS role the attraction of tourists, Though industry is taking an Chamber of Commerce officials Increasing portion of the economic said. With an elevation of from spotlight, Cornelia still ships out ,500 to 2,000 feet and 60 inches carloads of apples and peaches 0f cooling rainfall a-year the each year.

Her "trademark" is! town's average temperature for the big red apple, believed to be July is 77.7. The average mini- bank sack, contained of special ministerial work, and $563.43 in cash, the remainder the Rev. Charles Boleyn of the -First Methodist church as radio program chairman. in checks. Mrs.

Doris Mashbura, a store employee, said it was Monday's receipts of the store. Store employees told Detectives B. T. Oxley and Tom Mitchell the man had been in the store for-about an hour before he took the money. Several "clerks offered to wait on the thief but he told them he was waiting for his brother.

mm When Mrs. Mashburn placed BOYS NATION DELEGATES WASHINGTON, D. July Gen. Omar. Bradley, chiarman of the Joint Chief of Staffs, greets the Georgia delegates to the American Legion's eight annual Boys' Nation.

The youthful senators, Nathan Knight of LaGrange and Richard Jamborsky, Savannah, visited the Pentagon along with the other 90 members of Boys' Nation. The boys will visjt President Eisenhower Wednesday morning and Vice-President Nixon Wednesday afternoon. the receipts in a bank sack and laid it on the counter, he reached over a glass partition, grabbed the sack and ran. I ''4 FL'?" 1 r1 fx will ir V'''iiiff-iMii iiiYJMitffrtiamii-- ir-t I me omy monument in ine woria mum in January is 54.7, erected to the apple. The con-i Amnmr t.

crete and steel replica is mounted on a large pedestal in the exact center of town. Included among her industries are two large apple packing tu. i il. Chenocetah Mountain, with its towering memorial to World War I heroes, which overlooks shimmering Lake Rtissel and miles of purple hills and green valleys. President Offers Permanent Aid to Dairy Industry Silver Bars Lands Man in Chatham Jail T.

7 Corneli Park provides three town are dotted with fruit stands pavgroundSi a swimrning where tourists may purchase theiand a big rustic community fresh locally grown fruit and reationai center with -J north Georgia apple cider. In the time director past five years more than LOWEST 4 FLOOR WASHINGTON, July 28 P)-President Eisenhower was reported to have said today that he is interested in helping the dairy industry in a permanent way instead of adopting temporary aids that may been' aoum tiaoersnam aign I School, one white and one Negro -bushels of apples have shipped out annually. SAVANNAH. July 28 When an Air Force captain wears his silver bars on his shirt collar. eiememary school and a voca- lead to trouble later.

Lester Will of Chicaco T). C. president and secretary' of 1 i Sih' 'u-'- THE BIG RED APPLE IS CORNELIA'S TRADEMARK they should be perpendicular to'ager of the American Dairy As L. to Glenda Davidson, Judy Griggs, Sue Purvit Federation. luftusi ui some a.uou local Siu- out on top even surpassing the dents.

Only four miles away is famed Washington State apple. Piedmont, a iiberal arts college me grouna. sociation, quoted the President to tm-: i i ims ic as uMcnown 10 aiu- enecr. ue saia tisennower One of Canada's most exclusive Cornelia's agricultural picture, at Demorest, Sixteen miles away is Truett-McConnell Junior Col u. i A ri I memionea researcn as one 01 ine.ciuhs is the Kainai chieftainship Walter O.

Donaldson, alias Rob- things the government could of- restricted to 35 members, all ert Stnart, alias Robert Hodges, jfer to help the industry in a per- honorary chiefs of 'the Blood In-and as a result he is in the manent way. dians of southwestern Alberta. Chatham County jail. -ill met with F.isenhower and1 Gov. Talmadge To Dedicate Acworth Lake Park Aug.

12 FURNACE MADE! FiU any type home or com-inercial building because it measures only 24-in. from top to bottom. Easiest to in-8taIL Top heating efficiency with economy. WITH THI FAMOUS IMPIKl (fy4A BURNER BUY NOW AT LOW SUMMER RATES JACKSON-MORGAN FURNACE CO. also includes poultry.

The area is in the heart of northeast Georgia's poultry industry and boasts climatic conditions favorable to every phase of poultry farming. Although the topography around Cornelia does not favor large-scale farming, a surprising variety of crops, including cotton, lege at Cleveland. The Tocca Institute is less than 20 miles distant, and Brenau College for Women and Riverside Academy for boys are in Gainesville, 26 miles from Cornelia. 13 CHURCHES ACWORTH, July Herman Talmadge will dedicate the Cobb County Public Use Area on Lake Acworth Wednesday, Aug. 12.

COMPLETE PEST CONTROL "The Safer Cleaner Service" The members of the Acworth There are 13 churches, repre- corn and other vegetables, are senting nine branches of Protes Civic Club will be hosts to their wives and those who are invited grown profitably tantism, within two miles of the Cornelia Post Office. Eighty per Montague, an Atlanta civilian, of Agriculture Benson is being held on the charge of at the White House to outline the impersonating an officer. industry's self-help program of His unofficer-like bearing and finding new markets for surplus cockeyed bars caught the He said this program tion of a pair of officers from mill eventually cost about Air Force Base Saturday 000.000 a year in advertising and night at Savannah Beach. They 'other promotion. telephoned Police Chief David A.

"We believe we are entering McCutchen who arrested Jhe man selling times." he said, after questioning him. Following! With Will were Merrill War-further investigation he was tak- nick. Pleasant Grove. Utah, presi-en before U. S.

Commissioner 'dent of the Dairy Association. William A. Wells who held him1 and W. P. Davis.

Boston, and for trial, fixed bond at $500. Charles W. Holman. Washington, to participate in the dedication Harold Willingham of Marietta, Cobb County attorney and a member of the state Senate, will introduce the governor. The $100,000 recreation area on Lake Acworth is a division of the Georgia Park system and it is now in readiness for the dedica exercises at a barbecue on the cent of the residents are church 525 Jetol Ploct BE.

2061 grounds at p. m. The invited guests include Gov h5g ttioZm ernor Talmadge, members of the members. Four physicians, two dentists, a chiropractor and optometrist practice in town, and five miles out is the modern, 52-bed Haber- state legislature, Cobb County of DIV. OF BRUCE TERMINIX CO.

VErroon 7746 1101 Spring N. W. tion of its white sanded beach, large bathhouse, boats for hire, ficials and the mayors and city mm omcials of neighboring towns. sham County Hospital with the boat landings, parking lots, float- latest in medical equipment and mg bridge and speaker stand, a staff of 14 doctors. I Cobb County Commissioner John Heck, George McMillan, Grady Veach, Hartley Swanson and Acworth's mayor, V.

S. Gold en, members of the Acworth Lake Authority, have carried out the plans for the recreation area IPS0B DIVERSIFIED INDUSTRY Cornelia residents take pride In their diversified industry. The annual payroll of business and industrial plants is estimated at $4,500,000. The largest plastic-weaving plant in the world is located here and draws heavily on the towns approximate population of 3,500 for its employment. The Lumite Division of Chicopee Manufacturing Co.

produces plastic fabrics used chiefly in automobile seat covers, home and office furnishings and other phases of modern living. The second largest plant, employing approximately 250, is the International Furniture which converts hard wood into framework for furniture. Other industries include three broom factories, a mop factory, a burial vault factory, seven cabinet and woodworking factories, a veneer mill, which imports mahogany from the Caribbean area to be used on radio and television cabinets, four lumber processing plants, two upholstery shops, a leather specialty made by A. B. Moye, director of a state parks iff MS First Seminole Bale Is Ginned Constitution 6tU Newt ervlc Cornelia is served with a city bus line, two national transit lines, the Southern Railroad and the Tallulah Falls Railroad.

The Standard Telephone Company, operating 10 exchanges in six northeast Georgia counties, has its home in Cornelia. Approximately 300 business licenses- have been issued to establishments serving a large trade area with a population estimated at 25,000. Annual retail sales for the entire county are $9,213,000. Cornelia is Habersham County's largest city, covering an a a of approximately two square miles. There are about 10 miles of paved streets inside the city limits.

Settled in the early 1800's, Cornelia was originally called Blaine, for an unsuccessful presidential candidate. It was incorporated as Cornelia in 1887, and each year has seen substantial growth in population and commercial activity. DONALSONVILLE. July 28 James Harvey Jeffcoat, 20, FFA member who lives a few miles south of Donalsonville, ginned the first bale of cotton from the shop, two machine shops, two 1953 crop in Seminole County this week. The bale weighed 542 pounds and was graded 'middling.

The cotton was ginned by Donalsonville Warehouse, Inc. soft drink bottling plants, two large garment manufacturing plants, three chicken hatcheries, a poultry processing plant and a cheese plant. One of the unique Cornelia en terprises is a company that buys rotten eggs from the poultry farms. The unsavory product is resold in the North where chemicals are extracted to be used in dye manufacturing and leather processing. With more and more visitors mm glJil tUBUM tlUiU' JWJWBPJBl TBirWftflm i mil llVe handling ct you re 4he power Georgia Deaths rsever the this vlul history V8 Jewess, bu.

NEEDS FULL TIME AND PART TIME SALESLADIES Ages 18 to 45 YOU'LL LIKE PENNEY'S FRIENDLY, HELPFUL ATMOSPHERE id to ve stems, tribut.onto we. unce in v8 10 reach Si 4nr CI ItUlhefiS-thefirsUoe- other Dynattw c0m- sroo0 aU ranfees. fte William F. Ferguson DE SOTO, July 28 Funeral services were held here Tuesday for William Frank Ferguson, 62, prominent farm ownerr.who died suddenly at his home here Monday afternoon. Officiating at the services were the Rev.

Emory Gilbert and the Rev. Eaborn Winn. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Americus. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Page Pryor of Americus, and Mrs.

Ray C. Nix, Smyrna, and one granddaughter. Charles E. Gleaton OPPORTUNITIES IN ALL DEPARTMENTS the XarTced try pcrfyg tfhehoo KHU" the IT nose of"-. Work Clothing Draperies Piee Good Boys' Weor Get set i.

croxn r. Men's Furnishings'" Woman's Rdy-te-War Foundations Millinery Infants' Wear Girls' Weor Women's Sportswear Women Accessories Women's Lingerie Shoes Luggage Man's Accessories r- chance you have, Cotton Shop Bedding Home Furnishings Curtains neW Su. -sis first Rulck years ,953 onus matters. LAGRANGE. July 28 Funeral services for seven months old Charles Eddie Gleaton, who died bu bareu Bu the poer Fir nWAmerieanPer XtistheoY Sunday, were held Monday from Hammett and Groover Chapel.

Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Gleaton; one sister, Dorothy Faye Gleaton; one brother, Joe William Gleaton.

and two half-brothers, Jesse Howard Gaddy and Kenneth Carlton Gaddy, all of La-Grange. (ADVERTISEMENT Zemo Great For LISTED BELOW ARE A FEW OF THE REASONS WHY WE THINK YOU'LL LIKE WORKING AT J. C. PENNEY CO. I.




3371 NIX GREEN BUICK CENTER TOM MITCHELL BUICK, INC. North Avenue Between Hi Peachtrees 3130 Rosvell Road, N. W. In Buckhea VE. 5S44 CH.

9446 JOHN DAVIS BUICK, INC. 308 N. Main St. East Point, Ga. FA.

4327 Zemo, a doctor formula, promptly relieve itching of surface skin eczema "prickly heat, athlete'a foot. Zemo stops scratching and so aids faster healing and clearing. But Extra Strength Zemo for stubborn cases. I.

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 300+ newspapers from the 1700's - 2000's
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Publisher Extra® Newspapers

  • Exclusive licensed content from premium publishers like the The Atlanta Constitution
  • Archives through last month
  • Continually updated

About The Atlanta Constitution Archive

Pages Available:
Years Available: