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December 22, 1950     The Clinch County News
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December 22, 1950

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DAR Marked Two Soldiers' Graves REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS' GRAVES AT GUEST POND CEMETERY DECEMBER 10th. By Laurie Lee Sparrow In wheat was described "the choi- cest part of the earth given to us by these ancestors who removed the Griffis and Lewis Sanders Nobles .gathered by the hundreds at historic Guest Mill Pond Cemetery in ClinchI ~county Dec. l0 for ancestor devo-i finn as the graves of these two he-I roes were formally marked by JohnI THE CLINCH COUNTY NEWS" FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22 J/fmJ.t),~.O.~,O4~,O.~,O.r{~,O.~,O~.O~{Mrs. F. M. Parker and Mrs. Wylder ,Y. Williams, Sr., sang a duet accompa. " | nied by Mrs. F. W. Jernigan. Two ! C .Christmas hymns were sung by the assembly as opening and closing HOMERVILLE numbers with Mrs. Jernigan at the piano. Sat., Dec. 16---Wednes., Dec. 20----Sat., Dec. 23 o Dismissal was made with prayer DON'T MISS IT I! by Mrs. J. B. Bruce.o o IN MEMORIAM J. P. DICKERSON o HOMERVILLE, GEORGIA r n " heel of ty an y, descendants of i~ Revolutionary ancestors, Charles iO,gi, O,~,O~ ) ,~'JPO,~.O,~,O~.O,4ml led in the salute to the flag and the thought stirred that today's: "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America," was an echo of those heroes who Floyd Chapter D. A.R. i gave us the flag. And the patriotic Ben A Hodges, Waycross lawyer, fervor that wastheir ancestors and descendant of Lewis Sanders iglowed in the faces of the kinsmen l Nobles, brought the world crisis into as led by Rev. Folks Huxford, plan-i focus when he told these 100 per list' and Iverson Huxford on saxo-' cent Americans "tha4. as legatees of phone, they sang "My Country 'Tis a priceless heritage of freedom we lf Thee. Sweet Land of Liberty." must keep this country free fromt The wind swept cold across the fh,~ .m ,~e ~n.na,~r~ ,f a.mnPr~V" country cemetery as the band of ................... "' ' f " le ~"', .~ .... - .......... t descendants filed out o the htt ann pass on unmmm~snea tins trusc j ............ to future generations." t wmte church, ioltowmg unarles Pointing to American privileges,! Gr~ffis ~n~::ano?Logl~a~T;onsa~d he said today every family enjoys ~.: s ...... , .... f tne graves, nut hearts Dent warm more prlwleges than the nobzhty o ...... . , England at the time of the Revolu wire rove oz ancestors ann l~ve oz tion." Of the value of the patriotic country. Eyes were dim as Mrs. Carl aims of the American Revolution he Wooten, of Homerville, gave the final said "the glow of the.torch of DAR riUml for the marking and young deals a lethal blow to Communism.''~ Vicki Griffis Gillis, Douglas, and Vin- Calling south Georgia one of the greatest sections of the country, just unfolding its great agriculture and livestock possibilities, Robert Cowart, well-known Douglas business man and descendant of both heroes jus- tified the selection of south Georgia by his ancestors who came to Geoc- gin from South Carolina." Praising the pure stock of this section he said, "there is no commu- nism here --- here are true 100 per cent Americans --- proud of liberty, willing to die for freedom." He said the deep patriotic and religious fer-x vor of these ancestors trail blazers is alive today in south Georgia. South Georgia has been described as the most religious section of the coun- try. Hundreds of descendants of the two Revolutionary heroes from Ware, Clinch, Atkinson, Coffee, Ir- win, Bibb, Toombs, Cook, Miller, La- oiler/Treutlen counties, from Florida ~nd from as far away as Rhode Is- land heard the Rev. Folks Huxford, member Sons of the Revolution, his- torian and author, give interesting historic facts on their two ancestors ~vho were~in the battle of Yorktown ~hen Lord Cornwallis surrendered. Mrs. J. E. Kirkland, vice regent and descendant of both soldiers, was in charge of the program, assisted by Mrs. E. J. Smith. regent of John' Floyd Chapter D.A.R. Mrs. Edwina White Roberts, des- cehdant of Charles Griffis, gave the address of welcome. Guy White of Macon, descendant of Lewis SandersI Nobles gave the response. Rev. Carl d. Milton, pastor of the First Baptist' Church, Pearson, gave the invoca- tion. Mrs. D. A. Woodard and Mrs. J. Marvin Strickland of Waycross, des- ccndants of Lewis Sanders Nobles .~nd members John Floyd Chapter DAR took part in the program. Perry Jean McNeal and Phillio McNeal Williams. ,Boy Scouts, and descendants of the two men who wore the uniform of the Revolution Homerville, Georgia { , ,..-X% Fri., Sat., Dec. 22-23: Double Feature "DESERT VIGILANTE" ---starring-- Charles Starret, Smilay Burnette "BARBARY PIRATE" ---starring~ / Donald Woods, Trudy Marshall Cartoon --- Wild Bill Hickok No. 7 Sunday, Dec. 24: "CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS" .--starring--- Frederic March Musical and Short Mon., Tues., Dec. 25.26: "EAGLE AND THE HAWK" (In Technicolor), starring John Payne, Rhonda Flaming March of Time --- Cartoon Wed., Thurs., Dec. 27-28 "BORDERLINE" .--starring--- Fred Me,Murray, Claire Trevor "KILLER SHARK" --starring--- Roddy McDowall, Roland Winters ;Fri., Sat., Dec. 29-30: "GUNMEN OF ABILENE" --Starring-- Allan "Rocky" Lane "FLAMING FURY" .--starring-- Roy Roberts, George Cooper Cartoon---Wild Bill Hickock No. 8 ia Beth Bennett, Waycross, placed the markers to their ancestors. --The Waycross Journal-Herald. ,O. BAPTIST W.M.S. OBSERVES WEEK OF PRAYER On Thursday evening the Baptist Woman's Missionary Society met in the church for the annual obser-' vance of the "Lottie Moon Week of Prayer and Offering for Foreign Missions" which is in cooperation with the Woman's Missionary Union of the So,,thern Baptist Convention. "The Urgency of World Voices" was the program theme with Mrs. C. J. King and Mrs. Alvin Dickerson as program leaders. Those taking varts on the program were Mrs. E. T. Davis, Mrs. H. C. Morgan, Mrs. J. R. Pittman, Mrs. J. E. Hill, Mrs. Mart ~orman. Mrs. E. J. Turner. Mrs. H. B. Douglas, and Mrs. C. J. King. i IT's THE NEWEST FORD! It's the finest Ford! And it's built for the years ahead--with 43 new "Look Ahead" features which give you new driving ease, comfort, convepiencc and economy! For example, new Automatic Ride Control makes even rough roads easy on you--easy on the car itself. The new Key-Turn Starter lets you start your engine with jus( a twist of the ignition key--no buttons to push, no pedals to reach for! The quality of Ford's coachwork is the talk of the in lustry' Automatic Ride Control It's a completely new ride that auto- matically adjusts itself to road conditions with a combination of advanced "Hydra- Coil" Front Springs, new Variable- Rate Rear Spr~n~ ~uspension and new "Viscous Control' Shock AbsOrbers. Homerville, Selected Short Subject. Fox News Mon., Tues. Double Feature Wednes. Thurs. Matinees Mon., Sat., 3:45. Evening shows begin at 7:00. Sunday shows begin at 3:00 and 9:00 p. m. In loving memory of our dear mo- ther and grandmother, Mrs. Annie Smith who passed away December 24, 1931. Mother, dear, you are not forgotten By the ones who, loved you best. Our love for you will linger Until we, too, are laid t6 rest. We saw you suffer, we saw you go. It crushed our hearts we loved you so But it was God who loved you nest. 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