Latest Telegraphic News.
Philadelphia lieeutfis oue hundred
and fortv saloons less than Inst year.
.The Alliance men met iu Birming
ham y«sterday to discuss the jute
trust. It is thought a compromise
will he attempted, by which the price
of jute will he lowered.
Germany is being coin ulsrd with
strikes amoug her workmen.
Five convicts escaped from the
Chattahoochee brick yard yesterday.
One' was shot—not fatally, however.
All were re-captured.
The Florida legislature has defeated
the general farm fence option law.
The same body have passed the act
makiti" payment of taxes a prerequisite
■ Sam Randall, who lias been quite
ill, is improving.
The Illinois legislature has appro
priated 830,000 to erect a monument
to the late Gen. John A. Logan.
A severe bail storm visited Norfolk,
Va., and vicinity, yesterday. Much
damage was done.
Way cross had another fire yester
day. The stoic of A. H. Bennett was
Gruntville, Ga., was visited by a
severe wind and huh storm yesterday.
Corn, cotton and gardens were badly
I’akis, May 13.- Whitelaw Reid,
the new American minister, was re
ceived by M. Spullcr, minister of for
eign aliairs, to-day. President Car
not will receive Mr. Reid at the end
of the week.
Commissioner Slaughter has an
nounced a reduction of rates to the
delegates to the road congress of one
fare going and one-third returning.
All the indications now point to a
IIei.k.na, Muni., May 13. Returns
from yesterday’s election arc too in
complete to determine the exact mem
bership of this constitutional conven
tion. As far as received, they indi
cate that the contest will ho very
close, with the chnuces in favor of the
democrats by a narrow majority. The
labor members from JcfTerson county
may have the casting vote.
The seventy-seventh annual Epis
copal diocesan convention for Georgia,
met at St. Luke’s rallied ral, in Atlanta,
yesterday, aud will be in session sev
eral days. Bishop Beckwith is pre
siding. The opening exercises wire
c inducted by Rev. J. R. 'Winchester,
of Mncon, and Rev. C. II. Strong, of
Savannah. The opening sermon was
preached by Rev. John Goss, of Au
Chattanooua, Tknn., May 15.—
The southern general assembly of the
Presbyterjpu church will meet in this
city to-morrow at 11 o’clock, in the
First Presbyterian church. The as
sembly’ will be opened by a sermon
from Rev. Dr. Bullock, of Washing
ton, D. C., the retiring moderator.
An organization will then be effected,
aud the first business meeting will be
A Judge's Courtship.
^Ni w York Press.
The shortest courtship I ever beard
of was that, of an eminent jurist He
was'on his way to bold court in
town, vben be met a voting woman
coming from market.
“How deep is the creek, aud what
did you get for your butter?" the judge
“Up to the knee and nine pence,”
was the answer, as the girl walked on.
The judge pondered over the sensible
brevity of the reply, turned his horse,
rode back and overtook her.
“I liked your answer just now,” lie
said, “and I like you. I think you
would make me a good wife. Will
you marry me?”
She looked him over and suid'Ves.’
“Then get up behind me, aud we
will ride to town ami be married.”
She did get up behind and they
rode to the court house and were
made one. It is recorded that the
marriage was a prc-cniineutly happy
Practical Farm Philosophy.
Persevcrauec is not a bad substitute
fur a tcaehcr.iu acquiring skill.
Thfi wise creditor is slow to lend to
the man who-has scrubby cattle.
The best, which is not always the
highest priced, is the cheapest.
Success depends even more iijkiu
correct methods than upon hard work.
Some positively lazy men honestly
Nilicvc they are only economical.
Diogcucs, with his lantern, could
ot have found a good excuse for dull
'The wife of your youth is clearly
Ititled to the easiest pump in the
ouse well, and a covered walk to it
lom the kitchen door.
Neither social obligations nor good
torols require you to lend to him
ho docs not take good care of tools,
f who does not return them prompt-
Mciuorial services were help iu the
nited States Court at Macon Satur-
,y in memory of the late United
ntes Marshal, Hon. Lucius M. La
ir. Tributes of respect and regard
n made by prominent members of
It’s a Mistake.
It is a mistake for a farmer to
depeud ou others to do liis thinking
for him. ,
IlVI mistake to think those who
live itf'tttwus and cities have an easy
nud happy life.
It’s a mistake to be always g' Umil
ling atuf complaining.
It's a mistake to join the Alliance
through avaricious or selfish motives.
It’s a mistake to think that the
State or County Alliance can do
everything for your subordinate Al
It’s a mistake to think the Alliance
can, or will greatly benefit you if you
arc content simply to do nothing
except place your name on the roll
and pay your dues.
It’s a mistake to stay away from
meetings and complain if matters do
not go to suit you.
It's a mistake to remain silent in
the meeting and then complain that
something was done w-oug.
It’s a mistike to stay in the order if
you arc not willing to defend it and
to work for it.
It’s a mistake to depend on the
Alliance to buy for you wlmt you
ought to produce ou your farm.
It’s a mistake logo to law with n
brother before you make an honest
eflort to settle the question through
It's a mistake to tattle and talk
about Alliance business.
It's a mistake to tell everything
relating to Ailiauco plans or business,
outside the order. •
It’s a mistake to harbor unpleasant
feeling agaiust a member and not let
him know it.
It’s a mistake to lie coutiuunliy
criticising the motives of your breth
ren and the actions ot your officers.
It’s a mistake not to pay your dues
regularly aud promptly. .
It’s a mistake not to attend vour
meetings as regular as practicable.
It’s a mistake to keep a man iu
your Alliance whom you know to be
uu enemy to the order.)
It’s a mistake to adopt resolutions
which you do not enforce or observe.
It’s a mistake for you not to be
just us active, and faithful, nud
prompt, and loyal to the order us you
arc capable of heiug.
Several good compositions written
by boys on the subject of girls are
going the rounds. Here is a little
girls composition on boys, in which
she shd\vs that her sex, no matter how
young, can get ahead of the boys
every time: “Boys arc men that
have not got ns big ns their papt s, and
girls nre young women that will be
young ladies by aud by. Man was
made before woman. When God
looked at Adam He said to himself,
'Well I guess I cull do better if 1 try
a/; till,’ and then he made Eve. God
liked live so much better than Adam
that there has been more women than
men every since. Boys arc a trouble.
They are wearing on everything but
soap. It 1 hud my way half the boys
in the world would be little girls, aud
the rest would be dolls.. My papa is
so nice that I guess he must have been
a girl when lie was a boy.”
A stern Atlanta parent said to a
young applicant lor bis daughter's
“Young man, can you support a
family?” when the young man weakly
replied: “I want only Sarah!”
He bail no idea of supporting the
“William Wccsbock.you nrcclmrg-
cd with having beaten your wife, ’
said Judge Anderson, iu the Atlanta
“The charge is correct, your hon
“What arc you smiling about ibeu?'
"I have reason to smile. Wc’vc
been, married five years, aud in all our
scrapes we've bad ibis is flic tirst time
I’ve come out first best. Have a ci
Notice i.- hereby gben licit at I lie July
session ul' tilt- Legislature ul Georgia, a Hill
will be introduced lo amend an let approved
October ’Sill, 1S70, entitled an “Act to in
corporate the town ot Cairo, iu the county
of Thomas, said State, and for other pur
poses,' so us to confer the power nud author
ity to elect the Marshal ot said tow it, upon
tlie Mayor and councilmcii, to dismiss from
office said marshal for failure or neglect to
perform .the duties of his office; to substitute
for the words -‘Atlantic A Gulf Kailhjud,"
the words, ‘-Savannah, Klorida A Western
Railroad.'' To moke three mouths residence
iu said tow u—instead of ten days aa hereto
fore—necessary to ‘innlify a voter lo vote in
the town elections; to fix the place of hold
ing the town elections at the town hall, in
stead of the “place of holding Justice court.”
as heretofore, and to require bond of the
Marshal before he shall be allowed to niter
upon the discharge of his duties. 3t»d
“If ft woman is pretty*
To me ’tis no mutter.
Bo sho blondo or brunette.
So 6ho lets me look ftt her.”
An unhealthy woman is rnrely, if over*
beautiful. The pecMilinr diseases to which so
many of tho sex nre subject, arc prolific
causes of pale willow faces, blotched with un
sightly pimples, dull, lustreless eyes and ema
ciated forms. Women so afflicted, can bo per
manently cured by using Dr. Pierce’s Favorite
Prescription; and with tho restoration of
health comes that beauty which, combined
with good qualities of head and heart, makes
women angels of loveliness.
** 3* avorito Prescription
is the only medicine for
women, sold by druggists,
under a powitivo
guarantee from the
manufacturers, that it will give satisfaction
in overv case, or money will bo refunded. It
is a positive specific for all those painful disor
ders, irregularities and weaknesses with which
so many women are afflicted,
Copyright, 1838. by WOHLD’3 DlS. Mkd. Ass’N.
DR. PIERCE’S PELLETS
Purely Vegetable S
Perfectly Harmless I
TJNEQTTALED AS A LIVER FILL.
Smallest* Cheapen, Easiest to toko.
One tiny, Hugur-emU-d Pellet a dose. Cures
Sick Headache, Bilious Headache, Constipa
tion, Indication, Bilious Attacks, and all de
rangements of the Stomach und Bowels.
25 cents a vial, by druggists.
Only facnuino System of memory Training!
Four Hooks Jtcarncil iu one reading*
Mlml wandering cured. *
Every child and ndnlt prently benefltttfd.
* Groat iuduoeiufsUs to C irrespondenco Glasses.
Proppoct'.is, with oidni'ms of. !>r» TVni. A* IInm«
mono* the v>rlil-fatu **l h;*ftci;ili»t tn filmd Dtsoasw.
Daniel liromleni Tiiomprou* theyreat Psychol.
ojdst, .1. IU. Buckley* II.D.,editoroflho ChrJsMon
Adoocat”, .V. I . It chard Proctor* the> Scientist,
Hons. \4\ XV. A-*»cir, Judge Uittion* Judah P.
FOB SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
LTTPMAN BROS.. Wholesale'Druggist*,
Sole Props., Lippmaa Block, Savannah, Go.
(Prickly Ash, Poke Root, amt Potassium.)
Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Syphilis, Pvph-
ilitic Eruptions, Scrofula and Scrofulous Emp-
tloue. Ulcere and Old Sores. Rheumatism and
all diseases of tho blood ; nil those that have
resisted other treatment yield steadily and surely
to the wonderful power of P. P. P., the great
Is an imparity In the blood, producing Lumps or
Swelling, causing Running bores on the Arms,
Logs, or Feet, for tho cure of which use P. P. P.,
the greatest blood medicine on earth. All these
diseases yield readily to tho power of I*. P. P.*
giving new life and new strength.
Cared in its worst form ; sometimes In cases with
Erysipelas, where the patient was in Eternal Pain
and given ap by the physicians. In some cases
Scrofulous Ulcers broko out till the party was a
mass of corruption; n bottle of P. P. 1*. was
procured, and the disease yielded quickly.
And In all Affections of the Blood, P. P.P. stands
alone and unrivaled, and some of its cures are
If you suffer from anything like Syphilis, Scro
fula, Blood Poison, Ulcers, Old Sores, Rheuma
tism, or any disease of tho blood, bo sure and
give P. P. P. a trial.
P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Root, ami Potas
sium) is no secret patent medicine like tho many
on the market. Its foonnla i3 on every bottle,
thus giving a guarantee of its purity ami whole-
•omeucss that no other blood purifier docs give.
LIPMANn itUornERS, wlilcsale druggists,
solo manufacturers and proprietors, IJppraan
MCRAE & MARDRE.
Wholesale and Retail Age
akb WARTS, WNWMWM
Two furnished rooms with kitchen privi
leges, one block from business part of town,
for rent at $13 50 per month.
E M MALLKTTK:
FROM ALL PRINCIPAL POINTS IN
THE*. SOUTH TO CHICAGO AND
wo through expreos trains daily, with Pul!)
man Palace Buffet Sleeping Cars by night,
and Chair Cara by day, between Cin-
clnnattl and Chicago, Indianapo
lis and Chicago, and also be
tween Loulsvlllo and
where close con
nections aro made for
Hi. Paul, Fargo, Blsmark, Pol-
land,| Omaha, Kansas City, San Francisco
and points Intermediate—
MTe’w Fast Mail,
Leaving L tuisvllle. Dally except Sunday, at
7*:t0a. in. Clnclimatti, Daily, oxcept Sunday
at 7:45. Arriving at Chicago at 6:35.
The most rapid sorvlce over attempted i>e-
tween the Great Commercial Cities on the
Ohio Biver and Chicago.
hrough Coupon Tlckots, Daggago cheek
ed to destination, and your safety aud com
fort provided for, are among tho points that
havo made the
Universally and deservedly popular.
OHN B.CARSON. Vlee-proa’t and Oou'l Mgr
W. II. McDOEL. Gou’l Traffic Manager,
E. O. MCCORMICK, Gon.l Passenger Agent
R. W. GLADING. Passenger and Freight Agt„
158 Broad St.. Thomasvllie Ga.
W. 1). SCOTT,
Sheet Metal * *
* Plumbing Works.
I have experienced workmen lu my employ
and urn prepared to do all kinds of sheet
metal and plumbing work in tho. boat possi
GALVANIZED IRON CoRNICE. Architectur
al and Ornnmontul Work In Iron, Zinc or
Copper. SLATE and TlN ROOFING, Sheet
Brass and Copper Work, Plumbing, Gas and
HOTEL AND JOB WORK A SPECIALTY.
I koop on hand a full stock of Bright and
Roofing Tin, Galvanlzod, Russia. Smoke
stack and Plain Iron. Sheet Brass, Planished,
tinned and Plain Coppers; Zinc, Holder,
Spelter and Wire. , . .
My prices aro reasonable and those wuo
contemplate having work done or purchasing
anything lu my Itno will find It to their In
terest to confer with mo boforo placing their
orders. Office aud shop over Watt k Bro. s.
Broad St..ThomasviBo Ga.
READ THIS COLUMN.
Mr. Joseph M. Dreycr offers his servicos
to the public ns a stenographer nud type
writer. All work promptly done and satis
faction guaranteed. Apply to or address,
JOSEPH M. DREYER,
at Me n*.f re & McIntyre’s office, Broad st
(Opposite Plnoy Woods Hotel.)
TIIO.UASVILLE, - GA
E. B. WhiddoH, Prop.
This house, located In tho most desir
able ami central pnrt or tho city. Is new
and complete in every particular. Fur
nished In the most elegant manner and
provided with all conveniences of mod
ern hotels The menu Is perfect, and
the service rendered by traiued nnd po-
llto servants. Terms reasonable, and
prices-graded according to accommoda
tions furnished. Carriages from the
house meet all trains.
THOMASV1 LEE ABSTRACT CO.
ABSTRACTS OF CONVEYANCES
To City and Connin' I’roperly. it.
Tlinnin* countr, fiirnMied ul -I. ,t-i
Special Viic<* fa Rial Ks/'ilc DcMcnti
OFFICE:—With Arthur Patten, Attorn.)
al I,aw, Masonic building,
107 IIhoadSt.. • - TuoMA8vn.Lt, l a
Contractors & Builders
We will lio glad to inuku eoutracts for, or
nuiKirlutomt, ull clnSsea ot hull,lings, nubile
or private, in cither brick or wood. Wilt fur
nish plans and apocutcivIona If required. It
you want any building done call ou us. nud
no will submit estimates whether eoutraet is
nwurdod us nr not. Wo will guarantee satis
faction ill ull our work. We refer to ttio uiuuy
buildings erected by us lu Tlioisaavllto, nud
lo all partlos for whom wo have worked.
Bhon on i'lotcber st.. 2nd door from broad.
Tltomaevlile, On., April 2, 1883.
Lands For Sale
m yaw® TfiMii
The *J40 acres if land iu Thomas
county, being parts of lots 01 aud 78 in
the 14th Dlst., and known ns tho Geo.
W. Whttehuvst place. Will sell for
$1,000,--one fourth, one third, or one
Itulf euslt, and the balance in from one
to six years,--to suit purchaser, with
interest at rate of eight per edit, per
annum oil deferred payments, nayable
annually. For further particulars ud-
dress Wm. E Simmons,
laiil-tf Atlanta. Gu.
Go lo lleppiu’s, on Broad st., opposite
Mitchell House,, for a meal or Oysters in
any shape. Rooms to let, also, and board
reasonable by the day, week or month, tf
NEYV OFFERINGS IN
BY E. M. MALLETTE.
$10,000, Another old southern home.
1,500 acres lire miles from city, good road,
splendid pear orchard, netted last year, $445.
Houses in good repair. This is a great bar
5.800. 100 acres two miles troui town, run-
uiug from one public road to -another aud
divided by the Boulevard. A very valua
ble tract, well located for sub-dividing, and
will make a good profit as a speculation.
20,000 acres ot timber lunds*in Thomas
aud Colquitt counties at $1 per acre. These
lands are good farming lands and are intrin-
cically worth $5 per aero.
$2,500. Unmistakably the handsomest
residence lot in the city, 200x200 feet on
corner Hansell street and Colton avenue,
fronting the park. There is absolutely no
possiblo objection to this property.
The only "MiuehS lots ou Broad aireet at
$90.00 per i»er front loot.
$1,500. New place*, lot 100x507 on three
streets in suburbs at $1,500. The improve
ments cost $2,100. Owner must reali/.c on
property immediately and offers at this great
I have every description of properly for
sale. Residence lots at $200 to $500 on
good streets. First-class residence property in
most popular localities will cost more money,
but I have it too. I offer two splendid
little farms with geuis of pear orchards ou
them. I offer plantations of all kinds, sizes
aud prices. Any ouc lmring any idea of
buying will act very unwise!y to do so
without seeing me.
E. M. MALLETTE,
REAL ESTATE BROKER,
Thomasville. G-eor" ia
in Improved and
The Anderson Cot
tage, Crawford St.,
next to Whiddon
House and nearPi-
ney Woods Hotel.
One fourth cash,
balance in five
Real Estate Airencv,
BOX 22 city.