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TLIOMASV1LLE, GE0HG1A, WEDKE8DAV MORNING, MAY 15, 1880.
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News Notes About Town
About People You Know, or May
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5,000 yards Checked Nainsook at 5c.
5 000 yards Checked Nainsook at 8c,
worth 12 1-2.
5 ooo yards Checked Nainsook at io,
5.000 yaids Figured White Lawn at
. ; 2 1 zc, worth 20.
This is ft special
drive and is well
worth your atten
5,000 yards white India Linen at 5c,
5,000 yards white India Linen at 8c
5000 yards white India J(•ten at 10c
,s< . BpMM
Wejiave the best,
and largest assort
ment of white lawns
ever offered in this
market. Would call
your special atten
tion to our
which in width, fin
ish and sheerness of
woof, surpasses any
thing ever shown at
25 dozen bleached darnask towels,
knotted fringe, at 15c, well worth
25 dozen Huckabock Towels at toe,
l’or 25c we can give you the very
best towel, j 1 4 yards long, all linen
and last colored borders, ever shown
Our new and elegant selection of
Cliallies are still all the rage, and are
selling at a very satisfactory rate. In
summer silks we have still some very
choice patterns left, which we are
offering at greatly reduced rates.
Our remnant counter lor this week
contains some very desirable bar
gains, and mothers would do well to
take advantage of this.
All lines complete.
to be the largest.
Prices lower than
ever. Do not fail to
come and inspect.
We are anxious to
show you our goods
whether you buy or
Ward. Morehouse went down
Whiglmm ou business yesterday.
Mr. C'. T. Dilwnrth, of Rochester,
N. Y., is in the city.
Mr. C. O. Smith, of Louisville.Ky,
is among the strangers in the city.
W. R. Melton, of Dawson,Ga., was
at the Stuart yesterday.
Willie Morehouse lias returned
Misses Long nnd Kuhn, of Indian
apolis, spent yesterday at the Stuart.
Now that the convention is over,
the drumriTcrs are ou the move again.
The Stuart scored twenty arrivals
The debris of the old Gulf will soon
all be clef red away.
A few visitors still linger with us.
May the spring suns touch them ligb
Briek-laviug ou Dekle <& Cook’s
new store is being rapidly pushed.
The walls ary nearly up to the second
Mr. Little Mardrc left yesterday
morning for a trip to Americus. II«
will probably bo absent some time,
Neat us a pin, we hope this is what
you will say about the ' Tut 12a-
Enterprtdk this tuorniug.
The Albany train brought in a
large lot of passengers yesterday after-
Mr. M. Neal, who travels for the
Miller. Snuff Co . , was iu the city y«K.
Mr. .lames Watt and family are
speuding the week with friends in
Bainbridge. They will return Satur'
The l’. I\ P. sign painter is duiug
some fancy work on the roar of Reid
A - Culpepper’s store, and at other
nlaccs about town.
It is understood that Dr. Monroe
will be admitted to bail. The bond
has already been filled, but lacks tho
presence of the principal.
Valdosta will havn a big military
fair next week. Thomusville will
probably send down lfcr share of vis
itors to take part in the amusement.
Keep an eye on your own premises,
and keep them clean. After you have
done this, see that your neighbor does
not disregard the sanitary laws of the
The fish have come to be as David
Crockett's coon ; they have been so
harassed and tantalized by angler’s
that they submit and are caught, out
of sheer desperation.
Col. Brooks nnd two United States
soldiers passed through tho oity yes
terday, eu route from Portland, Me.,
to Fort Barrancas, Fin., where they
will be stationed.
Dr. F. C. Folks and Hon. J. L,
Sweat, of Waycross, are in the city.
They r»ro stopping - at the Randall
bouse, where Mrs, Sweat has been a
guest tor some time.
Mr. Walter W. Williams left yes
terday morning for a business trip
through tho tier of counties along the
Flint rivor. He will be absent about
-Mr. ALx White was strong enough
to be out of bed at dinner yesterday.
All of bis symptoms are now favorable,
and his recovery will be rapid.
Mr, F. Winship, who was superin
tendent of the Thomasvillc Gas Works
until a few months ago, died aj his
old home, Pulaski, Tenn., last week,
Messrs. Gribben & Leviek, who
have the contract for the new Episco
pal church, have begun work and it
will be pushed to completion with all
Do not be deceived—you will find
the best bargains among the mer
chants that advertise in the TntK*-
The Utinrd. - Hireling,
Cnpt. Hanscll called the meeting to
order Monday nighfat half past eight,
in the library building. About thirty
members were present, The principal
business was the election of non-com
missioned officers, the result of which
was published yesterday morning.
The committee on uniforms was asked
to report. They announced that grey
uniforms'with black trimmings lmd
been selected. The officers’ uniforms
will be the snme as those of the pri
vates, with the exception of gold
trimmings, instead of black. As sev
eral merchants Waited tti make lads,
os sootl os the style of, uniforms was
decided upon, further time was asked
for and obtained.
In behalf of the old Thohinsville
Guards, of which lie was captain, Mr!
T. N. Hopkins, in a few appropriate
words, presented the new company
with the flag, drum and gun racks be
longing to the old company. They were
accepted with enthusiasm, and es
pecially the flag, which was presented
to the old company- by the Ladies
Messrs. A. W, Ball, Reddeu .Smith,
Jr , and George Jones were appointed
a committee to prepare by-laws.
. Messrs.' E. 'L. Brown, Tom Living
ston and Redden Smith, Jr., were
appointed to procure a hall.
Mr. >S. T. Philpot was uuauimously
elected nn active member of the com
After all the business before the
company was acted upon, Captain
Hauscll ordered the boys to foil in,
and gave them their firit~ lesson In
Another meeting will he held uext
Monday night at the Library.
Justice of the Peace for this new dis
trict, was in the city yesterday. Mr.
Palmer came to the Timkd-Entkr-
prihk office tor his legal blanks, nud
he is now ready to licgiu the active
duties of his office. It will be remem
bered that Speuco's district has been
newly created. Mr. B. H. Pope is
Notary Public and cx-Offi'cio J. P. in
the same district.
They all Prosper.
It is perhaps the most significant
token of the thrift and conservatism
with which Thomasville enterprises
are conducted, that they are all pros
The stock of both of our banks is
above par, and none on the market;
the Building and Loan Association has
a handsome surplus on hand, and the
Real Estate and Improvement Com
pany, the youngest of such institutions,
comes forward with its first annual
showing that places it at once in the
front rank of the solid financial con
cerns of Thomasville.
132 BHOAD.'ar.. OOB.'JAOKBON Enterprise. Remember this.
How do You Like the Times-Enterprise?
How do you like the Timcs-Enter
prise? This is what the lawyers
ffbuld call a leading question, hut we
hope you will not waive It. You will
understand wlmt a profound interest
we feel in the matter, and this must
stnnd ns an npology for asking the
Mr. Green Crawford died ueur
Meigs Inst .Saturday nnd was buried
the noxt day at Midway church. Mr.
Crawtord was a yottug man of fine
niond character, mid left a wide circle
of friends to mourn his early demise,
Opening Fleming Street,
Since this thoroughfare, running
from Jackson street to Fairview, was
opened, it has proven a great conven
ience to the poople of' that part of
town. If the street were extended
along the railroad right of way to
intersect the Maelntvrc road, it would
be a popular drive.
Mr. S. R. Van Dnzcr nud family
left yesterday at 12:50 for New York.
Their charming home will be closed
for the summer, but when the frosts
and snows of another winter come, it
will cnee more throw opeiOts hospit
The Thomasville Real Estate and Improve
The first annual meeting of the
stockholders of this company was held
lost night at City Hall.
The secretary and treasurer, Mr.
John F. Parker, submitted a repori,
embodying the business of the com
pany for the past year, from which
the following interesting figures arc
Number of shares outstanding nnd
on which installments are paid, 3G1
divined among TOO holders.
On these shares during the 10
months the company has been in exis
tence, installments amounting
88,242 liavo been paid.
There is due the company for loans
made, Which loans mature n from 3
to 10 years, 81(1,090.40.
Deducting amount paid in by share
holders, 88,242, and expenses and
investments, this will leave a profit of
over 80,000, due in from 3-to 10
This is certaiuly a wonderful show
ing, and demonstrates the fact that
the affairs of the Compaq have been
Thomasville Not Next Door To
The duily weather bulletin from the
cottton belt, published iu the Savannah
News, makes Tliomnsville the hottest
place in the country. For example,
Monday’s bulletin gives the maximum
temperature at 9-3, when, in truth,
the thermometer of .Signal Officer
Bondurant registered 89°, as the
The reported temperature, as pi b-
lished in the News, is furnished by
the thermometer at the passenger sta
tion,- which is about the hottest place
at mid day in the south. Thomasville
is not next door to hades, as is made
SIGNAL SERVICE BUREAU
R. Thomas Jr’s - 126 Broad Street.
C. S. Bondurant Vounfcoor Obsorvo
Weather Bulletin for the 24 hours ending
At 7 o'clock P. M. Mny 14, 1889.
7 n. in 73
2 p. m 89 .
7 p. ui 80
Minimum for 24 hours ...89
Minimum " “ “ G5
) c j .1* it . . horn livmrr in Thnninavilln fnr it nttm.
protests, in tile name ot tho people,
against such misleading reports ns the
one it has referred to.
Billy Bibb and Ihc Hoc*.
Iztst Monday a very amusing case
came up before .Squire Billy Bibb,
something concerning of a lice gum
and a hive of liccs.
Two men were contending (or the
lossession of the bees mid the gum.
loth wero in eourt.
Billy Bibb denies the allegation,
but the boys say the bees determined
to settle the ease by attacking the
At any rate our worthy justice’s
face was swelled to nu abnormal size
the next morning.
The City of Thomasville.
The city council will make applica
tion to the legislature, at the ensuing
summer session, for nu nmendment
to the charter under which Thonias-
villo is governed, couforring the rank
of a oity. The present, organic lnw
lias been found insufficient to provide
for the needs of the. place, hence flic
application tor the amendment.
The Continued Merrier*.
The s:rvices at - the Methodist
church cantinuo to grow in interest.
Quite a goodly congregation attends
the morning prayer meeting, held at
9 o’clock, and at the evening services,
held at 8 o’clock, the congregation is
Rev-. Mr. MiDonell, the pastor, has
qo ministerial help this weok, but he
I is devoting his wholo time to the cause
of saving souls. '
Do not croak; do not complain; do
not be a cvnir. A man ol a very com
mon order of intellect can do all these
things, but it requires some philosophy
to take optimistic views of file. Be
hopeful, at least.
Dr. Zimmerman and mother, ct
Knoxville, Tenn., who have been
spending the winter at the Stuart
house, left yesterday in a sleeper of
the East Tennessee, Virginia and Ga.
Railroad for home.
Mrs. Annie Tuttle and daughter,
Miss Ruby, who have beeu spending
seven! months in the city, will leave
this morning for their former home,
The l>ail<Un|of the new jail, the
new Gulf House, the new Episcopal
church and a host of residences, will
keep the contractors Ad carpenters
busy during the coming summer.
The big express wagon, No. a, was
taken off yesterday for repairs.
The Arrington-Lane Trial.
Col. Bennett, of counsel for the de
fense, . begun his argument in this
case Saturday afternoon. He had
not concluded when court adjourned,
and finished Monday morning. All
of Monday was taken up by the
speeches of Hon. Tom McIntyre, Jr.,
and others. Capt. Hammond Bpoke
yesterday. It is quite likely tho case
went to the jury late yesterday even
ing, or will go early this morning.
The ease has excited a profound
interest in Quitman, and public senti
ment is taking a turn that mny lead to
unpleasnnt results, Whatever the ver
dict of the jury may be.
Capt. Hammond came home on the
freight yesterday evening after mnk-
ing the closing speech in the case.
• The following telegram was receiv
ed at 9 o'clock lost night:
Quitman, May 14.—Txmes-Entkk-
frisk: The argument in the Arring-
ton-Lane case was concluded nt one
o’clock to dav. and after the Judge’s
charge of half an hour the case went
to the jury. They nre still out, and
the opinion is that a mistrial will be
the result. C. I. G.
Capt. Moore and his son, Mr. IV.
R. Moore, were iu Quitman Thursday,
shakiug hands with their numerous
frieuds here. Capt. Moore lived here
iu 1837, and hunted over the ground
been living in Thomasvillc for a num
ber of years and has accumulated
snug fortune iu tho- brick-making
Gone to Augusta.
Capt. C. P. Hauscll left yesterday
at 12:59 for Augustu, where he goes
to attend the annual meeting of the
State Grand Lodge of the Royal Ar-
Tho showing made by the Thomas-
villc Real Estate and* Improvement
coifipauy, the figures will be found in
another column, is the very strongest
argument that could be used to prove
two things—that Thoransville real
estate is a safe investment?, and that
ths affairs of the company hare been
managed iu au unexceptionable man
A Timed—Enter frisk reporter saw
a bevy of youths engaged in an earnest
conversation yesterday afternoon. If
these young gentlemen were to agitate
the formation of a cadet corps, as an
adjunct to the Thomasvillc Guards,
they would not be very far wrong.
Capt, Moore went down to Quitman
yesterday to hear the speeches in the
Arrington-Lane cose. He says that
Capt. Hammond made the most
eloquent speech, with one exception,
•hat ho has ever listened to. Judge
Hansell’s charge to the jury was
Take advantage of
the bargains to be
found in our White
and prepare for the
a trip to the moun
tains or sea shore will
find a fine assortment
of light weight worst
eds in combinations
or plain goods, at a
We will place a
large number of rem
nants on sale, and de
sire to call your at
tention to them.
stock of Flouncings
and Ham burgs. Ex-
and cheap. New Tor
chon Edges and In-
GO. TWIGO H NWORDN.
Tho C ourt of Claim* Award* Tfccm to
Washington, May 13.—The court
of claims to-day rendered a decision
in the case of A. C. Meyers against
Rowena Guedella, involving the own
ership of the celebrated Twiggs swords
in favor of the heirs of Gen. Twiggs,
as represented by A. C. Myers, exec
utor. The court held that they had
never been given to Mrs. Guedella,
but merely deposited with her (or safe
A Big Storm at Harrisonburg.
Harridonukro, Va., May 13;—
terrific storm passed over this
county Sunday. News of the damage
is just coming in. Lightning destroyed
several barns and stables. Much stock
was killed. Part of the count? was
visited by a severe hail storm, which
utterly destroyed the wheat crop.
Fences and houses were Mown down,
but no lives were lost <
Inspect our Piques, in plaids, 1
and figures. Piquo Edge to msteh.*
New line of Mitts, Gloves, Fishnet,
Ribbons and Notions.
Just received, a fresh stock of Straw
Hats, latest and nobbiest styles,
Flannel shirts, light
weight coats and
vests; in fact a full
stock of gents’, boys’
youths’ clothing, at
prices to please all.
New shoes, new slip
pers and new pumps.
Ask to see our new
patent leather low-
quarter shoe and our
dress shoes. The fin
est and handsomest
goods in the market.
We offer induce
ments in every de
partment, and you J
will find some rare *
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