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i uov o i., si: r.tji, iwri.
ii// letters relating to SuhscriptUm should be ad
lreseed to Unes, H’iiM il* Smith, Macon, (in.
Comm unication* for the jnijtCT should be ad
drenetd to the hblilor. \V* cannot undertake to
return rejected comuiuntratious. Well anihenti
rated new items, from <|U jmrts of the State, so
I'LHLIMI Bl> EVE H V *VkJIXM b\
LINES. WING & SMITH.
No. 10 Hollingsworth block.
W. WAThH 111 I KS. Editor.
The candidates for the State Legislature for
Ultih county are:
■ion. chan. a. ai rrn.
Hon. A. O. BACOA,
Col. A. N. LOCKETT.
The comlltec appointed to notify the gen
11..men of the nomination —B. W. JemUou,
F.qs,, MsJ. C. A. Tharp and Col. .1. B. Weems,
report to us that the nomination so handsomely
tendered, arc occupied by the distinguished
gentlemen. On with the battle.
THE THAI*• '’oi' I’OI.ITICN.
l’arty spirit need not degenerate politi
cal thought, and docs not, w lie re tlic poli
tician and partisan rest on a correct
knowledge of principles ami arc led by
them alone. The curse ol free people* is
the ease with which men become leaders
The. btw of the mob is passion rind ho who
can identify himself with Hie restless, cry
ing, never-do- wells, who has mastered
the language of cnn. violence, and polit
ical depredation, soon, by sheer lung
power, becomes a popular lender. lie la
looked upon iu a mouthpiece, und noon
liccomcs absorbed witli the people’s rights
as they have become established in him
self. He is a trader iu politics.
He docs not study the science of Gov.
eminent, nor does be give a moment’s ro
tlection to the needs of the people beyond
lilt present scheme, to pres* which be is
simply hired. Huch men are found in ull
parties. They thrive uu corruption. The
deeper it is, the lietter llieir business, and
the happier are they Lobbyists of socie
ty,they buzz about iu search ofvul nerablen,
in order to serve their maslcrs. Politics
with them is a means of livelihood and a
source of plenty. Huch persons can never
be statesmen, and, indeed, must part with
natural honesty to succeed In the work
they have undertaken.
On the other hand n statesman, in any
degree, is the honest friend of his race. Jn
some sense he is n partisan, but never to
the extent of parting with his indepen
dence.and never to tlm lowering of his dig
nity. lie will not hesitate on a question
of right, even at the cost of estranging Ins
constituents, who, lie knows, can see the
matter only from one shunting point. He
must dischargu his duty drat of all on thu
line pf exact and equal justice lu ail par
lies,before he can play the generous toward
ids owu practical scheme
It has come to be the glory of Calhoun
that ho boldly dolled tho opposition of his
particular constituency, for conscience
sake, and gave his voice and lutluence to
the other side on great public measures.
110 could not prevent the consequent storm,
hut he did a greater thing, he withstood it
Knowledge of duty, truth, rigid, expe
diency, and a keen appreciation of poster
ity's verdict, together with that best of ull
friends—the approving conscience, inado
ids detlance sublime, and hasteuod the day
of vindication, lint few men, oveu so
styled statesmen, these days, will dare so
Our young aspirants for political pre
ferment, would do well to consider tho
pre-requisitus of gcuuiuc statesmanship.—
To servo In tho Assembly of a Btate, is
little more than attending n primary school
to ho drilled in those practices of parlia
mentary chsruclcr which teud to coiuihwo
a man for the greater practice of the na
To have something to say on every
question may soon stamp one a blockhead,
unless w hat is said be a masterly Compre
hension of diniculties, and a clear method
of overcoming them.
The ready uttciiuicc simply, soon finds
its level as a ready utterance, and its mas
ter may take ids place as “tho talking
member" whose versatile genius touches
all questions hut Ynlightcns none. It is
the smallest ]>art of a statesman's ability—
that of lalkiug. Thought is his thunder,
and directness, the first proof of compre
hension, is the bolt that parts the subtle
questiou or demolishes the difficulty. The
fact of makiug a speech is nothing to him.
His one concern is the guidance of the na
tion and tlic maiuteuaiicc of justice.
There are statesman, and they are
annul); tho greatest, who never umke
s|>oecho To be compelled to listen to
them one hour would he w orse than the
pillory, yet they more the machinery of
lliiugs, auit by the weight of their cabinet i
wisdom, give steadiness to the rocking .
State, They care little for the boisterous
riot of parties, so long as the deep currents
of truth, right and law are iiuiutrrruptcd
in their course. The upper waves of the
sea may be caused by e xtraneoua forces, and
the tumultuous rage of the elements, but the
commotion i* ooutiued to the Ibiu surface.
The deep sea is unsounded by such forces,
and moves on in its tuigbty sweep of obe
dience to tho laws beneath. Ills go with
the State. And the Hue statesman keeps
his eye on those principles, the science of
which is the profound study of his life.
We are not a nation of statesmen, and
it gives us no plosssni eto say go The spirit
of our age is unfavorable to the produc
tion of great men. We are content with
mushroom growth ami mushroom stature.
Our patience in study is not commensurate
with the necessity of It. aud our knowl
edge of men goes no farther than the
secret of using them. We aspire to place
for place, and to high trusts for the glitter
which they bring. Tbe hustings pro
uounce us great, but the forum mocks us
with our own echoes
The Ephesians shouted, •• Great is Di
ana." but if Diana could have been con
scious for thu space of a single thought,
she would have discovered that tlu* peo
ple honored not her, Imt the brass of
which site was composed. The applica
tion is painfully easy, which is the only
misfortune of the figure.
The time coming will need great men—
men of thought and men of action. Our
youth can have no lack of spur in the one
domain or the other. Now is the forma
tive period. Now is the preparation scene.
History, philosophy, humanity, duty, self,
these aro the grand tasks to master, or to
set about mastering. History, lliut we may
nvoid the errors of the post and profit by
the record ; philosophy, that we may grasp
the living present as it links us with the
past and the future , humanity, that we
may be impressed with the importance and
sacred nature of the performance in which
we must lake a hand ; duty, that we may
quicken the conscience, and pre-occnpy
the judgment and the heart. and rf that
we may he fortified against lb- insidious
ness of treachery, and the blandishments
which the false prophet of |iersoual ag
giandizenient causes to dash before the hes
itating eye! Ami the first lesson to be
deeply fastened mi the mind, is that, lie
w ho gazes on the behest of duly with hes
itation. is n Irnllnr in l>is heart, and can
only hope to degenerate into a political
huckster, w ho will estimate ids obligations
by the peiinyweights of gold offered for
To him politics becomes a trade.
HALT A NT HA TV
blown the Telegraph and Messenger by
the Taylor County Democracy. AVe had
a rcjsirlcr at Hie meeting which, by a
formal request sent ils proceedings to lie
published by our neighbor, who up to the
date of Its reception had nothing to say
about the meeting.
This is little business, and doubtless ns
unintentional as it is contemptible. Why
designate papers for the publication of
proceedings of a State political character,
unless, as may be Ilia case iu this instance,
the paper so designated, has not public
spirit enough to do so w ithout such formal
request, Wc have a circulation in Taylor
county, and gave our readers a good ac
count of the meeting iu advance of our
contemporary who publishes the proceed
ings, witli tha request to do so to-duy
(Saturday) iu a communication dated the
If such unjust discrimination is to lie
tlic order, wc Bliall cease to publish re
ports gotten iip by our private enterprise
ami wait to be invited, by an official
vote to lie good enough to publish what
is graciously sent, and then consign it to
the waste basket.
AANAT I ll* TO < OKIti:NIOA|.
Stuiimt tins met the phrase—" balance
of nature," but thinks ho is not clear as
to its meaning, and begs a "short answer.”
Wo remember the same difficulty iu our
owu early studies Indeed, wc have never
understood tlic principle which the pin use
covers. Science undoubtedly teaches
w hat we mny term the balance of nature
—the law of compensation. Thu wisest
philosophers have affirmed that “nature
has adjusted h balance between the pro
duction and destruction of uninml life."
ami this is the technical meaning of the
phrase to which " Stndeut" refers.
lustimec This balance was disturbed
in Trance at one time, by the killing of
so muny birds, as to leave vegetation ut
terly exposed to caterpillars, which later
ally destroyed every green and fruitful
tiling in gulden anil field. Had the birds
Ihvu udmolcstcil, they would have de
stroyed the caterpillars and thus •• Hie
balance of nature ” would not have been
.1 r man HAUTimxiK.—Wolearu from the
Havannali papers that the Hon. Julian
Hurtridgo addressed a very large crawil
at Havannali on last Thursday evening,
The speech is reported as au able one.
and calculated to do great good. There
was unbounded enthusiasm and all classes
shnrred In the demonstration.
Mu.ijumbvillb, Ua., Sept. 19, 1872.
Col.. ,1 auks 11. Blount—Macon
Dear Air :
Tho undersigned committee take pleas
ure in notifying you that at the Democrat
le Convention held here this day you w ore
unanimously chosen ns the candidate of
the Democratic party for representative
from the (itli District in Congress, and iti
the name of the Convention, we earnestly
and urgently mjuosl that you accept the
With sentiments of high regard for
yourself personally, permit us to express
the hope, that under your leadership we
will win a glorious victory in the pending
Respectfully yours Jfcc..
It. W, JKM ISON, I
II l). Capkbs, > Committee.
Hbnj W Bahmow. 1
Macon, Qa., Sept 21, 1872.
Messrs. It. W. Jkmisox. 11 D CAPBBB.
Hkn.i W Bakhow
’ Uentiemen —1 have received at this place,
your communication of September 19th,
Informing me of my nomination as the
candidate of the Democratic party for Rep
resentative from tho Sixth Congressional
District in the Congress of the United
Slates, by the District Convention.
The honor conferred is truly Haltering ;
lor which, that body is tendered my hum
ble thanks. Could any circumstance in
duce uic to overlook the disproportion be
tween the duties of the position aud my
talents, it w. uld ho their action in select
Trusting to tiie generous support of the
party, by thorough organization aud vig
t-reals action, it is my pleasure to accept
thu nomination, w ith confidence that we
Thanking you. gentlemen, for the man
ner in which you have seen tit to commu
nicate the action of the Convention, aud
with my best wishes for each of you, per
sonally, 1 am. very respectfully.
Your most ob t serv’t,
J suite H. RmrvT
11. U. in Ohio.
Who is II
Air. Greeley at Columbus, Ohio.
CoLl’Min s, 0 , Sept. 20.—Horace Gree
ley arrived here at ten this morning. A
large crowd of persons gathered at the
depot when the train arrived. John G.
Thompson introduced Mr. Greeley who
w as received with cheers, and spoke about
five minutes. He said, in substance, that
seven years having passed since the close
of the civil war, it seemed no less than
reasonable that its attendant proscription
and evil should cease ; that there was no
good reason why llio American people
should hate one another, or should pro
scribe one another.
Sonic said there was a part of the peo
ple who should not vote, on account of
their participation in the w ar. We deny
that auy should he proscribed because ef
tlic war. Tbc opposition say Ibis class
are few. Wc say no, sir, there are thou
sands of this class among the best citizens
in Arkansas alone.
General Seigel, some years ago, wrote
from South Carolina tiial (lie principal
reason the reconstruction w# a failure
was because men of property were pro
scribed and not allowed In vole, while 1 he
ignorant chores could vole away llieir
Mr. Greeley continued, ilie lime inis
fully come when all should say to these
thousands, who were aguinst us. conic for
ward and help us, free us we are, to rebuild
the waste pluces of eur country. This is
what we understood by reconciliation,
(cheers) none proscribed and uone under
Home ask. “do you want us to vote for
relicts for office?" I say you are oniy asked
to allow ull to vote for whom they please.
How shall a man he called a relic! who,
seven years ago, returned to liis allegiance,
took tlic oath and lias since been a good
citizen and done all he can to build up the
country ? 1 hold it as ail error to cull
Mr. Greeley concluded by saying:—
“ Let there tie no proscription ; but let us
all. while or black, unite to build up our
He was obliged to bring bis remarks to
an abrupt conclusion on account of the
noise made by the preparations of the train
to depart. The crowd called for more,
and Sir. Greeley made his appeurauce at
tlic end of the car again, hut just then the
locomotive was hitched to the car, which
was pulled some distance up the truck to
allow another car to lie attached.
After all was quiet again, General
Walker, of Virginia, was called upon, and
"FeUowcitizent I am glad to meet you
this bright September morning. 1 am
glnd to see before me so many intelligent,
honest voters who will, I doubt not, cast
their suffrages for Mr. Greeley. [Cheers.]
The Old Dominion lias been, in tlic past,
a leader of States and of the Union, when
she led the South, followed even in the
late war. The Confederacy was nothing
until Virginia cast her lot with it. The
Confederacy could not have lived six
months without the Old Dominion, und
when she surrendered on the plains ol the
plains of Appomatax the rebellion was
In 1 HOD Virginia inaugurated this great
Liberal movement on her soil, and since
all lias been well within her borders.
You do not hear there of acts of Kuklux
and hank defalcations ; but only good
government and pence. Virginia has
pride in this great work, and she appeals
to you, her duughter, Ohio, to come to her
support ami to help reclaim this country.
[Loud cheers ]
Mr. Greeley then seated himself at a
window of his car, and shook hands with
all who desired it.
4 > i-3i si I Summing Around.
Robbery in Fliilndelpiiiu.
New York, September 20.—President
Grant remained at tho residence of ex-
Uovcruor Wood last night. This morn
ing lie is quietly visitiug the exposition
and viewing tho objects, which the crowd
of lust night prevented his seeing. The
President will leave for Long Branch this
evening He expects to return to Wash
ington, with his family early next week.
President Grant visited the New Jersey
Slate Fair yesterday, and in thq evening
the Newark Industrial Exhibition at the
rink in Hint city, lie made no speech at
either place, although one was expected at
The city of Philadelphia has becu swin
dled eut of over $20,000 by the abstraction
of city bonds from tho Treasurer's office.
Two women arrested have been charged
with the theft.
The Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows adopt
ed a resolution establishing independent
sovereignty In Germany. The Lodge ad
journs >int die on Saturday.
The New York State Executive Com
mittee of straight-outs today issued an ad
dress to the people ot tlie State, appealing
to them to support the Louisville nomina
tion. and calling a State convention to
meet at Albany on tho 30th of October
to nominate an electoral ticket.
The Italians of this city to-day celebra
ted the anniversary of"the occupation of
Home by a festival at Sul/.er's Park, and
a grand ball this evening, the proceeds to
bo devoted to the Mnzzini Monument
11. (Ps, Spccoli at I'ittsburg.
Els*., Etc., Etc.,
Washington, September 20. —Delano
has gone to Ohio campaigning.
The payment of the .November interest
commences on Monday with rebate.
The Navy Department advices report
the steamship Lancaster at Rio on 2tith of
August. The Tuscarora arrived at Rio
from the United States via Fancbalon. the
21 si of August, aud would sail again for
the l’acific the first of September.
The gun boat Wasp has arrived at Mon
The health of the South Atlaulic rqUad
ron is good.
Greeley. at Pittsburg yesterday, made a
speech opening thus "Fellow-citizens :
The wise kiug says "there is a time for
war and a time for peace.” The city of
Pittsburg has recently witnessed a rehear
sal of the pomp aud pageantry —the bla
roury and circumstance of civil war. A
very large number of men were collected
here at vast expense, with the single pur
pose of rekindling bitterness and hatred—
the animosities snd antipathies—the fears
and exultations of civil war. for the ad
vantage of a political party.”
The City Couucil of Louisville have
adopted a joint resolution inviting Greeley
Sp.-tin vs. Cuba.
Don Curios lo lh> rope.
Paris, September 20.—A letter pur
porting to have been written by Don Car
los to the Pope, is circulating in Paris.
It promises a speedy renewal of the Carl
ist insurrection in Spain, with ample
means to carry it on. *
Madrid, September 20.—A sharp de
tinte occurred iu the Cortes between Honor
Zarilla, Minister of Htate, und Senor Ally
va, which resulted in a declaration by
/fitrilla that lie would abolish the system
of military subscription iu Spain, and in
troduce iu the Cortes a (till for tlic reqr
gauiz.ation of the army.
Captain Cahellu bus forwarded to tlie
Department of War’a plan for a campaign
against the Cuban insurgents. ’1 lie plan
meets with the approval of Cadova, who
lias submitted it to his fellow ministers.
It is announced that the number of in
surgents iu arms against the government
in Culm, is four thousand and five hun
dred, a greut majority of whom are Mexi
cans, Dominicans and Americans. The
carrying into effect of the reforms prom
ised in that island will be prevented us
long us the motto of the Cubans is -death
lo Hpa'u ”
Decline in Con!.
Irish I’roii st.
London, September 2t).— An immediate
decline in the price of coal Irom the pres
ent bigli figures is confidently expected
During a thunder storm yesterday the
lightning struck a mill iu the Little Bor
ough of Lancashire and killed four wo
men ; several other operatives were in
The Bishops of Lincoln, Ely and West
minister, of the Church of England, and
the Episcopal Bishop of Maryland, United
Stutcs, were present at the opening ol the
Old Catholic Congress at Cologne to-day.
Among the speakers was Dr. Kolrr, of
Dublin, September 19.—The meeting
to protest against the occupation of Home,
which was advertised some days ago, has
been indefinitely postponed for explained
Aho ill’s Trial.
Wining the Arbitrator*.
Paris, Sept. 20.—The American citi
zens resident in Paris arc preparing to
give a grand banquet to the representa
tives of the United States at the Geneva
Diplomatic notes have been exchanged
between Fiance and Germany concerning
the arrest of About. The charge on which
the French author is to he tried by court
martial consist of two counts. One ac
cuses him of publishing hostile articles in
German territory, in October, 1871, and
with circulating the same in the province
oi Lorraine. Alfred Meyer Barrister, of
Slrasburg, will defend the prisoner before
the court. M. About sends word from
liis prison to President Thiers, entreating
him to be calm and take no step in bis
case w hich would imperil France.
Paris, September 20. —The Council of
Ministers held u protracted meeting to-day
for the purpose of considering measures to
secure public tranquility, on the 22d of
September, the anniversary of the first Ite
public. Tillers presided over the coun
Wlmt Hu- Frown* Think About
Property on tlic Son.
Berlin, September 20.—A Congress
of old Catholics convened in session at
Cologne yesterday. Much enthusiasm
was manifested by the delegates, who
numbered three hundred.
During the recent meeting of the Empe
rors here the subject of the inviolability
of private property at sea, in time of war,
was considered by Prince Gortschakoff,
Count Audrassy and Prince Bismarck. It
was regarded as a good omen for the final
establishment of the principle that the
Governments of the United States. Aus
tria, Ucrmany, Kussia, Italy and Holland
were united in ils support.
• lion E.
Home, September 20. —The oldest
brother of tbe Pope is dead.
A (Ol.Oltl l) ON THE
Among the very beat speeches deliver
ed at the New York mass meeting, was
that of Mr. Handers, a colored man of the
State of Maryland. He spoke in Tamma
ny Hall, and his thrilling utterances were
frequently drowned by the enthusiasm of
the vast audience. The subjoined extract
Is a fair sample :
Gentlemen, standing here as I do to
night uttering my sentiments in Tammany
Hall, in the city of New York, I recog
nize in my own humble person the great
advance that lias been made in the civili
zation of this country. [Applause ] 1
recognize how lar this grand country has
advanced in the last decade. I recognize
how highly I ought to appreciate the po
sition I occupy as an American citizen,
and for one—and I thiuk I can speak for
a few friends of mine—l say that on the
stli of November you will find the best
hearts in the colored race standing by tbe
banner of progress, the banner of liberty,
the bauner of peace aud reconciliation.
[Applause ] We propose to go forward
in this work determined tq accomplish
something for those that have done so
much for us. [Applause] We seek no
office, we desire no emolument, we ask
no thanks ; we only want our rights re
tained to us. and that the rights of ail per
sons through this broad land shall be re
tained to them.
We ask that the people of North Caro
lina shall enjoy every right that the peo
ple of New York enjoy; we ask that the
writ of habeat corpus shall not be sus
pended in this State by despotic authority,
or in the State of South Carolina, nor any
where. [Applansel We nsk and hvg
the people to go forward in this
great work and rescue the people of the
South, white and black, from the rapacity
which preys upon them. Without de
tracting from the distinguished soldier who
occupies the Presidential chair to-day, wc
thiuk that Horace Greeley is a better man
to occupy that position. [Applause ] We
arc not responsible that the President is
incompetent. We did not invent or man
ufacture the man. [Laughter ] I believe
that ull things and men are made for a
purpose. Our Heavenly Father made
that gentleman, 1 tuippo-o. for some pur
pose, but I do not believe it ■ made him to
occupy the Presidential clmir for eight
years. [Applause.] We do not propose
to butt against Providence—[renewed
laughter]—even though that distinguished
gentleman believes that lie is the especial
Providenco of this couutry; but we do
propose to obey the wishes of the Ameri
can people and remove him from the
The Pool Tax. —Our Stute exchanges
are animadverting upon the fact that Mr.
Grant’s faction bus arranged for tlic pay
ment of the negro poll tax in the State, so
as that they shall be free to vote the Grant
ticket. Very well. We beg to inform
our friends I hut the Administration party
will not only pay the negro poll tax, but
the tax of auy white man who will in re
turn vote their ticket. Hundreds of our
Democratic voters have not puid their
poll tax. It should be one of the first du
ties of Democratic Clubs, to limit them
out, and assist them in doing their primary
duty. If they cannot pay the tax—pay
it for them. Wc need every vote and
must not be defrauded of our victory by
u matter so easily adjusted.
The Savannah News goes for us in
the following lively manner. To have
the confidence and appreciation of our
ablest contemporary in the State is some
thing of which we are proud; and if J.
C. 11. will only visit us occasionally we
shall certainly become more “ brilliant."
We aie a blonde and 11. is a “ brilliant.”
What a team we should make !
The Macon Enterprise comes to us
considerably enlarged au improved. Dr.
Hicks, the editor, is one of the most bril
liant and vigorous editorial writers in the
State, and be is making the Enterprise
lively. And altogether, it is a good paper.
Blessings brighten as tiley take
the.tr FLionT. —The chief of blessiug is
good health, without which nothing is
worth the having ; it is always appreciated
at its true value after it is lost, but, too oft
en, not before. Live properly, and correct
ailments before they become seated. For
diseases of the liver, kidneys skin, stom
ach, and all arising from impure or feeble
blood. Dr. Walker’s California Vine
gar Bitters are a sure and speedy rem
edy. It has never yet failed in a single
iustance. 116 142.
The. friends and acquaintances of Mr. and
Mrs. Stephen Collins and family, are respect
fully invited to attend the funeral of Mrs.
Collins from the Mulberry street Methodist
Church on to-morrow (Sunday) morning at
e w advehtisementsT
Young America Fire Cos., No. 3.
\TTEND a called meeting of jour Corapa
. ny MONDAY NIGHT at 8 o’clock.
Business of importance will be brought be
fore the Company.
By order of the Foreman.
It B. W. Smith, Secretary.
Both Enameled & Plain,
AND FOR SALE LOW BY
I’HUMAN & GREEN,
Sign of the Golden “Charter Oak.”
TAX ! TAX!! TAX !! !
THE attention'of city tax payers are most
respectfully called to the following reso
lution passed by Council at a recent meeting
with the request that all subject will comply,
thus avoiding trouble and expense:
Whereas, At the regular meeting in August
a resolution was passed, giving those owing
taxes for the year 1872 the privilege of paying
one-fourth their taxes on the 10th of Septem
ber, and it being not generally understood
when the balance fell due, therefore
Resolved, That on the 10th of each month
one-fourth will he called for; all persons fail
ing to pay the second Instalment, which falls
due on the 10th of (letober next, that the Trea
surer .issue executions for the full amount of
CHAB. J. WILLIAMSON,
sept 21-tilloctll. Treasurer.
SITUATION in a wholesale or retail grocery
_ store. Have experience in the business.
Extensive acquaintance in Southwestern Geor
gia, East and South Alabama, West and Mid
dle Florida. Address, 11. W, I). care Dailt
E.nteki'Hise. 6ep2o 2t
MRS. A. BUIKLEY
IS now in New York purchasing a large stock
of Goods in Her line, which arc being re
ceived at No. 6 Cotton Avenue, near the new
January Ist, and December 31st, and all inter
mediate days. Sundays excepted,
I NYII.I, NOT BE I NDERSOLD.
WOOD AND COAL!
Coal Creek Coal!
BEST QUALITY OF UPLAKD WOOD.
JAM prepared to deliver genuine Coal Creek
l.iimp Coal,and the best ‘/unlit;/ of upland
Oak and Hickory Wood, in large o‘r small
quantities, to suit purchasers, at hurst market
rates All orders will receive prompt attention.
scpUO-St MILOS. FREEMAN.
A special election will be held at the City
Hall in the City of Macon on Monday the
•Aid day of September next to vote on the Rat
ification or rejection of the city Charter recent
ly passed by the Legislature. The Polla will be
opened at $ o’elok a. m. and close at 6 o’clock
f. m. Persons voting for Ratification will have
the words on their Ballots—” Itatify Charter"
Those for Rejection will have the worua on
their Ballots “ Keject Charter. ”
Bv order of
W. A, HUFF, Mavor.
,T. A. McManus Clerk C. C. Uft-td
MACON, GEORGIA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER IST, 1872.
Tie inarcl & IsMon Coin.
750 Men and Horses-- i ,050 Animals and Birds.
(.real Eastern Menam le, Museum, A vinr.v, Cirens, Roman Hippo
drome, Egyptian Caravan ami Hal loon Show
Only SIX TENT SHOW in the world! A stupendous WOULD EXPOSITION on Railroad,
at an expense of 53,400 daily, which it pays out in the cities and town where it exhibits. A
great Zoological und Arenic Triumph, requiring Seventy-Six Cars and three large engines to
transport it in its overwhelming magnitude and elegant perfection, large enough to swallow up
hall a dozen exhibitions such as usually parade the country and inflame the public with sensa
tional advertising and delusive pledges.
SIX COLLOSSAL. PAVILIONS, covering three solid acres of ground and aggregating
nearly Ten Thousand Yards of Canvas.
-j. Three GLORIOUS PERFORMANCES each
day! A grand Moral Matinee at 10 A. M.
nHL A Herd of Elephants! Drove of Camels! Av-
Apt alanclie of Buffaloes! .Team of Horned Mooses !
Twenty-six Gold und Crimson Dens, filled with
the rarest specimens of WILD ANIMALS and
. , * •* 1 BIRDS, and a startling and extravagant display
of wonders, natural, scientific and instructive.
sixty performers'. Two Elaborate Orchestras!
Z- Ilf? AJHThree Brass und Reed Bands! Grand Musical
Steam Piano, and tile mostgorgeous, costly and
- V*. ever given, reminding one of the fabled Oriental
yU‘..,.lilt Of the Olden Times. Double Circus
prior to the" afternoon exhibition every day.
Remember, this MONSTER EXHIBITION, MnßrggS-..
Positively the largest and most expensive on !K
earth, will visit Macon as advertised. Arrange—-
ments have been made with the principal railroad /■ rMMMKSaEHBisfe,-- w jwS. v
lines running into the city to bring people at fsM
half fare to witness the WONDERS OF THIS
"ADMISSION to the MONSTER SIX TENTS,
to which there are three separate entrances, is MSSjxv %
the usual price charged to shows of one-sixth ft
the Great Eastern’s capacity. Adults, SI; Chil- j:.;.;;. JMk H
dren 50 cents. Three Ticket Wagons to be used, Li /
U SIOO,OOO that the GREAT EASTERN Is
judge. for the brilliant procession g
"“lions, TIGERS anil PANTHERS ’tgjSsP&BZL
LOOSE IN THE STREETS ! .
Albany, Ga., Monday, Sept 23d; Camilla, Ga , Sept. 24; Thomasvillc, Ga., Wednesday, Sept.
25; Quitman, Thursday, Sept. 20; Lake City, Fla., Friday, Sept. 27; Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday
Sept 28; Hawkinsville, Ga., Sept. 30; Macon, Tuesday, October Ist; lorsyth, Wednesday, Oct.
2; Barnesville. Thursday, Oct. o; Griffin, Friday, Oct. 4; Atlanta, Saturday, Oct. •>
Arrangements with all the roads running into the city, and the stands announced above, have
been made to run excursion trains at half fare rates. These trains so run that all who desire
can witness the entire performances —see the grand free Balloon Ascension, and behold the
glittering Street Pageant. _
W. W. DURAND, General Agent.
In consequence of the great reduction in price of Groceries in the
Northern markets, and owing to the Eepeal of Duties on many articles
in our line, we now offer the following goods at annexed prices :
7 Lbs. A. Sugar for SI.OO.
71-2 Lbs. Ex. O. Sugar for SI.OO.
8 Lbs. C. Sugar for SI.OO.
MIXED TEAS 75c. Per Lb.
SEGARS A SPECIALTY!
Foreign and Domestic Wines and Liquors
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
Fresh Crackers Every Week!
If You Don't see what You Want, Ask for it.
PUTZEL & JACOBS,
NEW YORK GROCERY STORE, 2d ST., DAMOUR BLOCK.