Ihe UJfjOttffic gouviul.
J. L. & W. M. Hardaway pay' the highest mar
ket prices for cotton.
Married. —ln Thoms n, on Thursday evening,
Nov. 23« h. by ihe Rev J. S. Jones, Dr. L. M. Ad
kins to Miss Isabella S. Lazeiiby, all of McDoffit*
Pied.— \W regret t< lt*arn that Mr*. Mary A.
Tewel, aged 55 died v-iy suddenly in this County
on Saturday, Nov., 1 r>. She was apparent y in
usu.ll health, and fell dead in Walking across the
Committed.— Beu. Paschal. alias Dill, borrowed
some cotton secretly, ami lorgot to return it. ♦or
which DiLatorv he was snitch-d up b -
so e Fsq. Johustou and bound over. R chard, L"rd
Collins, b coming bo idsm in, th s Paschal lamb was
rel- ased to orowse in peace till the n*-xt Court.
Mistaken InENTtry. Ap. lAtmig.n was
brnught before the Commissioners on Fri lay, charg
ed with violation of the 10th Section. Noverhaving
beeu ar.este J before. Mr. L. was virtuously in lig
oaut anl restive unlei tie durance of l-gal fetters.
Alter hearing the erideuc-, it W-vs decided that Mr
L. was the w otig man, and he wis discharged ; af
ter which the B >ard scatter* and.
Mrs. Payton a plausible but dilapidated Dido,
from whose chaste embr*ccs the d hand of and mill
reeeutly snatched a “pijs .E »» , as,” s opp-d over iu
Thomson last Friday, with her interesting but
Btircily m »ra! exhibition, c vuistmgof divers >t ereo
scopij views of mattors an 1 iltiugs in general, at
the roinsu-j t ide ol 2'» cents to see 25 pict «res.
One geuilenian who<e name wo witho and lor pru
rfeutiul reasons, looked af the entire 25 beauties,
and then re .'used to pay but 124 cents because he
shut one ey« while look ng.
Humbug —;Our town was honored ld*t weefc with
llje pr st-uc? and perf.urni c»'S of a peripatetic bvau
ly who part* his “Inr” in the middle, wears a
flashy display of c tn<Jle-?lick jewelry, filthy l, rt ea f
and a nos • tba: (el's a Bad tale of indiscrete iotima
cy with div-rs hnipost-*. Hh playfully combines
the useful with the orn un-Mjfat, patent
tor’s License Irom the “C tv Kitlmrs,” h i g.,ier
ously uddid a marnmoih “Uift Kiit«rpiise,” au<l
managed to swindle the darkies out of a good deal
ot their 8 irplu» change.
And he s leit the in deep in sorrow,
And too mad to say fare we 1,
Hut they have the cunsoluiiou
Tnat lie’ll tin I his wty to
Halifax, where lie jusily belongs.
Ihe Regular Meeting of the *-»ood Teniidars on
hriday night last, notwiiliai.Hiding i!u* iurleinaucy
of tin* we it her, was weli attended, aud much iutcr
€3t hmlasted in the general business of the Lodge,
and the select readings and doclam.iliou. Tne
young lady readers, though somewhat nnbai rasse.i
through in* .\perie.>c« uud ti idi y, e.d rein «rk.,bl>
well; and the young genii man declaimer ►bared
wilh th;*rn tho honors of the occasion uid the plau
dits of the audience.
Miss Fanny G raid real “Temptation. or The
Fist Fabe ktep. ’ Mi>s Ella JL).ivis, ‘Glyinu i«*
UdAg-.” M*a M lido Hull '‘Ujuth and the
Drunkard.” M\ 0. J >. Richards, deoi iuicr, “i'tie
.t ail of Warsaw ”
'I he prizes offered for the b -st reaiing auu d* c!a
n.a'ion at the meeting b f re- a beau.iful A bum,
and an elegant copy of Fotins—were awarded to
Miss Jul a lieruon and Mr. Jas. F. Ham lion, and
weie prseuted by the C. I\ Mr. F. I . Pearc •,
inaufataud appropriat» address. The exercises
weie interspers'd with music by tint Lodge Orches
tra, of 'he merits of wliic‘>, being a member,
iorbid- 1 , Sac. In behalf ol the in iiibersii<p, we su '
ge.sl to the occupdi ts of tie room immediately be
low the Lodge, ttiat then’playful bool-heel applause,
groun 1 and lo*ty tumbling oil tne 11 *or, and otliei
annoy ng disturbances are not calcuhued to impress
the community with anything Ike a suffocating
s nse ol their manners and good raisin^.
Th' Fibb Mnuiv i :.—Quite an excii-d crj.vd of
our Firemeu and citizens ass«mbl and at the Depot
lasi F May forenoon, ns the Moon train arrived,
br ngi tg the lone.wi.hed-for Fire Engine, “Voung
America,” a id. juyoudy «n«J cutiiuaiasticaHy wel
comed and receive i ii. The Firc-na i, u oier com*
maud ol Capt, 'l*. D. Curtis, and his Lieutenants
Lul erste- t and llarr so ', took ch-urgecf the Engine,
and, w.ih mauy hurrah*, curr ed it to a temporary
engine-house. In the afiernoon the capac ry and
effective ih.h of he. “Voting America” were part,al
ly levied, iti the p- senct, of many spectators, but
the weather was sc extremely cold an l he wind so
high that a lu'l d;*pwy of is worth and power w.n
irnpos.ible. Enough, however was s**en to sa»isfy
all th t the gallant litils “Machine,” when properly
m.nago l, can easily extinguish any ord nary
fire. A stream, ueaily perpendicular, was *hro#n
on and over the Muonic Hall, a ih ee--tor» budd-
ing, aud the hgk *st bous* in town, a d' u ma's
were made in which the “Young America” fully
sustained t lie character given her by the Mac mi
boys. Our Firemen, with a few exceptions, are u v
ices at the bus ness, bit they are fearless, willing
and brave and possess every qualified in necessary,
with thorugh drill and pr.ict.ce-, to lender their
Company as u-eful and efi-ciive in an emergency as
any in ihe State. Ihe lown Connn ssionrrs have
planned aud have already commeuejd digging cis
terns in parts if ihe lown, so ihai, incase
of fire, aa €mple supply of water may be Convenient.
We must not forget to say that the trial of the En
gine ou Friday owed much of its interest and suc
cess to the Tnomsou Trundle-bed Hrigade, who,
under command of two or tli ee Brevet-BregadW
Corporals, rendered incalculable as-is ta nee by yel
ling inces.-eutly aud get ti ig m everybody’s way.
Such juvenile ambition and zeal should be encour
At No. 324, Broad Street, Augusta, Ga., op
posite Planters Hotel, our friends will find the
House of W. I. Delph & Cos., dealers in Stoves,
Hardware and House-furnishing Goods generally.
Their stock is full and complete, every article war
rented, and their prices reasonable. Rea l their
advertisement in another column and give them a
John E. Benton again calls attention to a fresh
arrival of seed wheat and oats ; assorted Flour,
Lawrence & Rigsby, No. 111, Broad Street.
Augusta, Ga., have an advertisement in this issue
of importance to Hotels, Boarding Houses, Private
families Ac. Read their advertisement and see the
good things they have, and then send them your
orders and laugh and grow fat.
Mr. N. A. Lewis, Principal of the Thomsou
High School, has an advertisement iu another
column. He is an able and thorough teacher and
Christian gentleman, and worthy of a generous and
Col. John R. Wilson, in to-day's paper offers
some valuable property for sale-
Our young friend, R. W. 11. Neal, has a Lav
Card in another column. Hois a young Lawyer
of fine talent, thorough education and strict in
tegrity, and we predict for him a brilliant future.
CORRECTED WEEKLY BY JOHN E. BENTON.
Savannah is 1
Augusta , V'
Charleston 1 s 1
-5 ES=iS StCCFS-| Oil,
1-50 Bushels Seed V. heat,
. o(M) Bushels Tetui.. Bitick Seed Outs,
•JoO Bushels I’unn., Brown Seed Outs,
16,00(1 lbs. Wheat Bran,
60 Barrels Flour, assorted grades,
SO Sacks Liverpool Salt.
JOHN E. BENTON,
dec4tf Thomson, Ga.
Tire friends of J. I). Montgomery announce him
a candidate for re-election to the office of Tax Re
ceiver of McDuffie County at th<s ensuing election.
To the Voters of McDuffie County.--We are
authorized to announce Sanford (' Worrill a can
didate fur Tax Collector at the ensuing election, in
January next—for one term only.
Foil Tax C< elector. —The fric ils of N T. lias
ton, announce his name us a s liiable Caitd.ilato fur
the office of Tax Collector of MoDnffi; County,at the
The f-ienls af Wm. Wall annonncs his name as
a Candidate Tor the Office of ShfilT ol McDuffie
Connly nt the ensuing election. In case of Vie.
H ali s election, Mr. D. F. Fa r will lie oppointed
We are authorized to anuoaneo C. M. Wall a
Candidate for Fax Collector of McDuffie Connly at
he Ilex l election. t oct3olf
We are authorized to unnounoa H. W. Young,
as a candidate, for re-election tp tho Office of Tax
Collector for McDuffie County nt the ensuing
Through the influence of friend*, I antm-moe.
myself as a candidate tor ihe office of Sheriff of
McDuffie County at the rustling election.
B. VI. Evws.
Ihe friends of Srtonon Norris announeo iris
name as a suitable nan lid it- for Ihe office "1 Sheriff
of McDuffie Connry at the rorueinrr diction.
Mr. .lames P. Johnson will bo appointed 7>rpuly
Sheriff iu case ol Mr. Nairn,’ election.
A A<l vtu’i i -;< nuui,‘s.
HOTELS 31A T n!l3 H3JSH3
AND PRIVATE FAMILIES*
rHE UniL'i-signed ar*i now Prepared to Supply
2 Hotels, Boarding Houses, and Private Fami
lies, with the
Veal, Mutton, Lamb, /
Pork, Spiro Ribs,
IX ANY QUAN TITY DESIRED.
All our Meats arc warr.mte.l Fresh, an l ~f
tho Best Kind.
OUR CORNED BEEF,
Put up by our Mr L.vwkkxoe, is superior to any
from New York Fulton Market,
CiT Also, we keep a First-Class
well stocked with ali kinds of Family Supplies,
including Canned Fruits, Fish, Meats, Pickle s,
Ist Send your Orders or Baskets to ns, and
we will fill them an l ship l>y earliest train direct,
at the Lowest Market Prices.
Wo will, also, fill any or ler from customers
for articles that are not in our line--such as Fish,
Oysters, Vegetables, Bakers’ Bread, etc.
We are confident of giving satisfaction and
ask only a trial.
1 I I Hrond Street,
Anil sfall 1(> Lovvesr Maukef
B-W. IL HEAL
3.11 orn cj) at Cuid ,
Thomson <; v.
OiKce.—in Court-House Building,
FOB SAI .2 J.
One Store House and Lot, one D .vei
ling House and Lot, and several vacant
Lots lor sale low for cash in Thomson, !
by . JOHN R. WILSON, dccltf.
ON the 14th Dec., inst., the under
signed Commissioners will let, to
the lowest bidder, at the location of
same, the building of a bridge over
Upton’s Creek, on the road from W. H. I
Murray’s to Mrs. Seay’s.
Terms and specifications furnished at j
said time and place.
A. It. STROTIIER, ) q !
J. J. MORRIS, } I
B. GL GRIFFIN, )?■ j
Thomson oi,>li School
For? Mors Fisls,
THE next session of this; school will
commence o. *Mond;iy, Jun. lSth
TUITION PER SCHOLASTIC YEAR JO WEEKS
Preparatory Class $ 20.06
Intermediate Class 30.00
Advanced Class -10.00
The course of instruction is thorough.
.Students are prepared for aiiv c'ass in
College, or instructed in practical
course, if desired.
For particulars apply to
N. A. LEWIS, Principal.
dec-1 ts Thomson, Ga.
fV o i j cr.
Ordlnnnfs Ojicc, Dec. !, 1572.
Several cifzens of MeDullie. County
having petitioned lor anew public road,
commencing at Thomson, and riming
via Mrs. Sain. Wilson’s, and from thence
to the Greensboro road where (he Gib
son road iintersects it ; and asking a dis
continuance td tho road as it now runs
front Thomson via R. S. Lazenby's
plantation to the intersection the Gib
son ami Greensboro roads; and Com
missioiiers having been appointed to
view and mark said contemplated new
road, and report ori the expediency of
discontinuing the old road, as above
named, and they having marked out the
new road, and repm ted that the public
utility and safety require that, the old
road, as it now runs, he discontinued
jand the new road established :
All persons are therefore notified that
ion the ot,lt day ol January 1873, Ihe
Petition for said contemplated now
road will be granted, and -aid old road
discontinued by an Order from this
Court, unless good cause is shown to
A. B. THR VSIIEIL
GEORGIA- 3/- .'foe CWy”
On 'lie first Tuesday iu January next,
will be sold at the Courthouse door iu
Thomson, between the lawful hours of
sale, a body of land, containing One
Hundred Acres, more or less, adjoin
ing lan ks ci Josephus llillman. Airs, j
JlcMust era lid G. V, . Cndv, levied on
as the property of Jas. P. Hodo, Trus
tee ol America V. Hodo, to satisfy
ii-fa in favor of E. 11. Pottle issued
from the .Superior Court of Warren
County, April Term 1572.
idee 1(130. WM. WALL. Dep. ShfT.
GLORG T A —Me Du fie County.
\ WaTILL be sold, before the Coii't-
V v house door in Thomson, on the
Hist Tuesday in ianuary next between
the legal hours of sale, One iilac/r Horse
land a Bugay, levied on as the property
of A. J. Adkins Sr; to Satisfy a fi. fa.
I issued from MeDullie Superior Court in
favor of M Hall. is. A J. Adkins. Sr.
J. T. STOVALL, Sheriff.
GEORG.I A— Mi. D'ljfii: County.
W 5/” ILL be so ld before the court,
V y house door, in the town ol Thom
son, in said county, on the first 'Tues
day in January next, within the legal
hours of sale, the following property,
One fifteen (15) horse flower engine
and pipes, one cart and lowness, one
smithing furnace, oue lot of brass box
ing, one Retort and Crab windlass, one
lot of steel, all being on the premises (
known as the Columbia Gold Mining
Cm, situated in MeDullie County, Ga.
Levied on as the property <d A. A
Lane, A. Ralston, (J. \V. ilo vi;:i and !
Jeuii s Corylon, to satisfy sundry li. fas. !
issued June 23th. 1872, by the (fieri-of
th*- Superior Court upon affidavits made
before the Ordinary of said county, of
indebtedness for labor performed, by
Monroe Holliman, James Carlyon and
Belknap Suit It.
J<» IN T. STOVALL, Slu-rifl
GEORGIA McDuffie County.
Francis .M. Hobbs np-
V V plies to me for letters of admin
istration upon the estate of Jonathan
Huff, deceased These aie therefore
to cite and admonish all persons con
cerned, to be find appear at my office,
wit!.in the time prescribed by law, to
show cause, if any they have, why
said letters t.f admioistation should not
be granted to said applicant.
Given ander my hand and official sig
nature. A. B. THRASHER,
Academy for Sale.
Saturday, the 14th day of De
mLf cember, inst., the Thomson High
School Academy will be sold at public
outcry, to the highest bidder.
Terms made known ou day of sale,
deelfo A. B. THRASHER,Ordinary.
The Spring Term, 1873, of this |
school, begins on Monday, January 6th, j
and elopes July 13th.
J. W. SHANK, Teacher in charge. I
Tiie Gales of Araby are not spicier j
than the aroma of the fragrant Sozodont imparts
ot the breath. Nor is the heart of the ivory nut I
whiter than the teeth that are cleaned daily with i
that matchleea fluid.
GEOKGIA— McDuffie County.
On the lir't Tuesday in January next,
will be sold, at the Courthouse in Thom
son, within the lawful hours, a tra t of
land in said county, one mile and half
ftotti Thomson, containing Thirty-two
acres, adjoining lands of B. P. O’Neal.
Mrs. M. A.Hamilton and David Sills.
| On the land is a comfortable dwelling,
! containing five rooms and necessary out-
S buildings. So das tf.e | roperty of Wil
liam Watson deceased, for the benefit
of the heirs and creditors of said deceas
ed. Terms cash.
dec 1.130 DAVID SILLS. Admr.
THE OLD POPJLAR
Corner of Broad and Washington Streets,
August i, Gourgia,
! Was Re-opened for Public patronage
on the I st instant, by
j. s\ saasi’isLEit,
whose long experience enables him to
giiuiuntee satisfaction to all who favor
him with their patronage. The Con
jtral Location and Moderate Charges
(which arc less than regular hotel
charges), of the
33 rizK 53 HOUSE,
are advantag is to visitors to the eity
th it are worthy of their consideration.
DR. ItU OLT, A. iNT XD ,
Can he found at Ins Operating Room
in Tliouison, Gi, on the first donday in
cacti month, where he will remain one
or t vo weeks, except in “cases of sic/r
--uess.” August 7tf
C j (’■''ji ri’fo"' A wmteijj ASlcf i'--s ofTr''rt;tngpeiv
■. 1-. i.ei-.ai a Leo. 4.15,w0. tt.asun ACa, ( l'a:tLsd, Ualut.
>. MB*pmr « 00.
Wliolasato anl ISataU Dmlorsin
W Ills min a S. E. IMS
•saiiij-lJliiiia French Chinn,
211B,uii Sm’osi:, Augusta, Gr
it ■' it MULE.
jfl* TRAY If I) from the plantation of
r 3 the undersigned, on Sunday tile24th
instant, a large bay horse-mule, four
years old, with a small knot on his
right hip, near tiie flank, and a white
spot on liisuec.k caused from the halier.
Any information will he than/dully
teceivetl. 8. W. BAILEY.
nov27t'J Den ring, Ga. It. R.
JAOTKSI at. IS 11L1E 7L IfttO.,
205 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.,
it «p c (u'lv :»s:-; your ntteutioii »o a ful* line of ih*
folltiwinif goods, which will b t » sola as low as auy
olhff house :
CARPET DEPARTMENT. T. lr*e C.iriahlS,
M usliil Cllrlaius,
K«li Li Vflv f U iu.f**w M uicl a*l sizes.
Ivtjrl Sh Hslist.i*'a Carpofs, Cl tu.«. all Wallin
linen Py uud Ingram''' l,ll >•»><* H rder»,
Gurpols. U.-ai.tiliil Gurouioa.
Vull li, II n-p.-tw, OBOCIiEV IiKI'AIITMENT.
lioup Gvp-1.1, „ . ~ ..
F.nr ()i (!i ,||| S Laiuue 1 mi.v l.roceritts,
T*Md« 0,1 Glut (is. ~ r ,r : "'r,j l
.Si.it* (.Vpets uiul UoiD, * '»;•
Muling., l),- (r ,.» aj .|K..g«l.<.r.cker».
|fo„ r Vlits Dm,.-pnes 1-oeii.
DuHkef.s of all kinds, Wood
curtain department. w^re
Curlain Mo *- ids, I’ ouiim and liras cs,
(Jorine.t .and llamK Flan aiion Sapjdies.
< u'p -ts, 0.l (Moths and Cmtaiusmade mid 'aid at
short iioi 6cf3:!in6
VrtLUABLE LAND IN MCDUFFIE COUNrY
(“TTN'DEft and by virtue of an order
kij, l granted by llou. Win. Gibson,
Jud.ie of the Superior Couits, of
t.L Circuit, ou tiie 2*sth August, IS7I,
and ol record in the Clerk’s office of
Superior Court, of Richmond county.
Ga., will he sold, at public oilt-ury to
the highest bidder, at the Court House
it Thomson, McDnlfie county, Go., be
tween the usual hours, on the first
Tuesday in January, 1573, the undivi
(led one-half interest in iind to the fol
lowing real estate and improvements
I !hereon, to-wit:
All that tract or parcel of land in
said county of McDuffie, near the town
of Dealing; Ga.,containing 1,146 acres,
more or less, and adjoining lands now
owned by John Harris, the Georgia
Railroad and B-nkir.g Company Lavina
Crosby, John Walker aud others.
The improve rents consist of a line
residence, containing eight rooms; two
store shops, farm houses and other
The Georgia Railroad runs through
this tract of land and lias right of way
sis delineated on map.
The other undivided half interest
was sold about a year ago to B. B.
Miller, Esq., at §14.000, and has been
by him bargained to Robert J. Morrison.
Property can be treated for privat.ly
until day of sale.
For further particulars apply to W.
P. Gassets, Augusta, Ga., or John P.
TERMS—§S,OOO of purchase money
cash, balan:e in twelve months, with
interest from day of sale. The pur
chaser will pay for title papers.
W. p. CASSELLS,
uov27 MARY J. CASSELLS.
STAPLES & REAB,
gno<c s n s .
2J[AVE now on hand and constantly keep a /ull stock of
Groceries and Provisions at Lowest Prices.
ALSO, BAGGING, TIES AND EVERYTHING IN THE GROCERY LINE.
We invite a call, and trust that by strict attention to busines, we may con
tinue to merit tiie liberal patronage, heretofore bestowed.
STAPLE & REAB,
sep 2-5m3 Augusta. Georgia.
IT’JAXjXj -ZATXriO WIMTEIK. goods.
j|jAVE just received direct from New York a splendid stock of
PA.LL JK.ISTID WINTER GOOD3 ,
Consisting of a fine assortment of
GENTS’ HEADY AD E CLOTHING
OP T2SE VERY LATEST STYLES AYR FA SI3IO.YS.
Btiple Goo os &no Notions
of every vaiiety. Ladies’ elegant Chignons, and Plaits.
Fancy Groceries, Saddles, Bridles & Buggy Whips,
cheaper than ever before offered in this market. Mr. Morgan, one of the firm,
has long been doing busidess in New York, and is consequently prepared to take
all advantages ot the in trkets there, thus enabling us to sell our goods at the
very lowest prices. /Ce invite our customers to cone and examine our stock.
sep.lSma MORGAN & SCOTT.
JOHN M. CURTIS & BRO.
THOMS m, GEC RCIA.
"rfIAKE pleasure in calling the attention of the public to their large and
stock of Furniture,
complete and full in every department, consisting of
PARLOR Sc CHAMBER SUITES,
of the latest and most fashionable styles, of all prices from $45 to $l5O.
Superb Lounges, Sofas, Marble-top Bureaus and Tables, Dining, Center, Card,
Tepoy, Leaf and Extension Tables Secretaries, Book, flail and What not Stands.
A Fmz ASSORT OF CHAIRS.
Easy Chairs. Rocking Chairs, Parlor and Dining Room chairs,
Children's Low un i high Chairs, Wool and Upholstered Chairs, Camp
Chairs. In a worJ, Chairs of aIL varieties and of every quality
a ms a:u l xm s hsk o? eio-mu filinitijhe.
Bedsteads from $5 sls, Trundle-Beds, Cribs, Cradles. Marble-top, Sink and Plain
// ash Stands, Towel Racks, Canopy and plain Musquito Nets, Matting, Garpet
ing and Matrasses.
A miscellaneous stock embracing almost every article ornamental or useful, on
hand. Children's Wagons and Carriages, Shelf,biliee and Common Towel Racks.
Odiee Chairs, flat Racks, (both plain and line,) and many other articles too
ueinerous to meution.
A Large Apartment ol* .Iltrrors, of all qualities from the
plain autl Ciieap lotfic Large, Fine and Costly.
A &ic3 Lot of Piano Stools.
Having purchased our stock for cish at the lowest wholesale prices in New
York, we cm defy co npatition, and we pledge ourselves to duplicate any bill
that can be purchase 1 in Augusta or elsewhere, prefering to sell at those terms.
All those in want of Furniture cannot do better any where, and will find us ready
to acco ii n ) late the n, and please 1 to show the n through our extensive assort
ment. Come, see and price for yourselves. sep4m4
ALSO A(i E fll T FO II
M. E. BSUC&RRM & CO.
Manufacturers of Sasli, Doors, Blinds, Etc
Will sell at Charleston prices with freight added.
CmiVTS, WAS)N ANII BU33Y manufactory.
MIVING seen ei the services of competent workmen, lam now prepared to
lurnish my customers with
Wagons and Busies,
which for durability an i style of finish cannot be excel le I anywhere.
I am also prepare I to and > all rep dring at the shortest notice and on the most
reasonable terms. Give ine a trial, and Ife and sure you must be satisfied.
13 LACK S M ITHING.
I am also prepared to do all kinds of Black-Smith work upon ray usual terms.
Sep4m4 JOHN M. CURTIS.
& BRANDT, ,
WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALER IA
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS &C.
222 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.
Opposite Merchants & Planters’ National Bank, and just below Central