Dr. George B. Wood was the victim of a chicken thief Friday night and is minus 20 fine chickens. They were fancy bred Buff Rock stock and were valued at about $50. … The friends of Hon. Barry Wright announced his candidacy for the legislature. Mr. Wright was one of Rome’s most prominent attorneys, widely known throughout the county, and his candidacy was expected to bring strong support from his host of friends. … The Hon. W.J. Nunnally also announced his candidacy for the House of Representatives. This was good news to his many friends who had been urging him to take the step. Judge Nunnally had twice been city attorney, had been judge of the Floyd City Court and Solicitor-General of the Rome Circuit.
More than a hundred voters signed their names to the roll of the Wilson-Marshall club of Floyd County. While it goes without saying that the Democratic candidates would carry Floyd County, it must be remembered that fifty-four years ago Taft had a majority of 1,000 votes over Bryan in the Seventh Congressional District.
The efforts of the Wilson-Marshall club was to roll up a large majority in Floyd County for Governor Wilson, so that he would carry the district beyond a doubt.
Milton McDermott was host at an informal tea at the Coosa Country Club. A number of couples were bidden to meet his brother, Malcolm McDermott, who was spending some time in Rome as the guest of his brother. … Mrs. George Smith and son, Mr. and Mrs. T.W. Lipscomb and children went to Cloudland. … Miss Cobbie May Dean, who was a member of Miss Ira Nell’s Phi Mu house party at Cartersville, returned home accompanied by her visitors, Misses Ridley Douglass and Ezelle, of Atlanta. … Masters Edwin and Julian Reese, who had been visiting relatives in Madison, were also the guests of their grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Reese, in Atlanta. … Ed
Maddox had gone for a business trip to New York. … Mr. and Mrs. T.O. Hand and children, John, Dick, Elizabeth and Maddox, of Macon, were the guests of her parents, Judge and Mrs. John W. Maddox, on Third Avenue. … Will Ledbetter was spending a few weeks in Cloudland with his family who was spending the summer there. … Max Kuttner returned from Atlanta where he had been on business. … Dr. A.C. Shamblin was spending a few weeks in LaGrange with relatives. …