VOL 1 -NO 8.
Hews Notes About Town
About People You Know, or May
5,000 yards Checked Nainsook at 5c,
5,000 yards Checked Nainsook at 8c,
worth 12 1-2.
5 000 yards Checked Nainsook at-10,
5,000 yaids Figured White I,awn at
12 1-2C, worth 20.
This is a special
drive , and is well
worth your atten
5,000 yards white India Linen at 50,
.5,000 yards white-India Linen at 8c,
i~*'i ■ Earth
5,000 yards white luoia Ltueiitut ioc,
We have the best
and largest assort
ment of white lawns
ever offered in this
market. Would call
your special atten
tion to our
20 c Number,
which in width) fin
ish and sheerness of
woof, surpasses any
thing ever shown at
25 dozen bleached damask towels,
knotted fringe, at 15c, well worth
25 dozen Httckabock Towels at ioc,
For 25c we can give you the very
best towel, 1 14 yards long, all linen
and last colored borders, ever shown
Our new and elegant selection ol
Challies 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.
PUT IN PITHY PACKAGES.
Rain seems as far off as over.
The young men want a gymnasium.
Mr. J. C. Wilson, of New York, is
in the city.
All the trains came in on time yes
Mr. II. C. Pickett left yesterday
The colored folks are preparing for
a big time here June 10th.
Mr. L. O. Jackson, of Bainbridge,
was in the city yesterday.
Hon. Gtiyfe McLeddon spent the
day in Monticello yesterday.
Our people arc beginning to leave
for the summer resorts.
A' large party spent the day at
Heard’s pond yesterday.
Air. C. L. Crawford, of Americus,
was in the city yesterday.
There is some talk of organizing a
The work of inclosing “Greenwood”
TIIOMASVILLE, GEORGIA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 22, 1889
with a wire fence lias commenced,
Mr. Young McIntyre, of .Savannah,
All lines complete.
to be the largest.
Prices lower than
ever. I)o not fail to
come and inspect.
We .are anxious to
show you our goods
whether you buy or
J32IBE0 ADI3I.. I JOB,(JACKSON)
is visiting relatives and friends here.
Mr. Will Morehouse left yesterday
morning tor Talbottou to visit his
A small bush ut IL Thomas’ al
ready contains about forty silk
'rank Horn went” down to
Metcalfe yesterday to look after his
plantation near there.
Mr. Ben McCollum little iufant.
aged five months, died on Monday
The members of the Guards were
busy yesterday having their measure
takeu for uniforms.
'5Mr. Shelby Davis, formerly of the
Enterprise, left yesterday for Whig-
ham, toaecept a position on the Ad
Agent Tom Wright, of Monticello,
was slmkiuglmnds witli his old friends
Everything is being put in rcadi
ness about the Virginia House for the
opening to the public next MoJclay.
Mr. A. 8r Jackson, of St. Louis,
was among the strangers iu the city
The Gun Club shoot.in East Eud
yesterday was very interesting. Quite
n number were present and some
good scores werc'made.
Contractor J. W. Brin a returned
from Key West. Fla., yesterday,
where he has been doing some rail
The military officers met at C. H.
Young it Co.’s yesterday afternoon at
4 o’clock, to decide about the style of
Let the gaps iu the concrete side
walks ou Broad street he filled up this
summer.’ Now is a good time to do
Mr. Clarence Lloyd and Mr. Char,
ley Graves will" angle for the finny
tribe iu Big Creek to-day. The fish
are in no great daugcr.
An umbrella was left iu Col. Mac
Intyre’s office Monday evening, aud
is supposed to belong ty one of the
Thomasvillo Guards. The owner can
get it by calling at Col. MacIntyre’s
Subscribe lor the daily Timks-En-
TLiii'RHK if you are going off for the
summer. It will be a dally letter
from home. By the way, since we
think of it, you ought to subscribe
anyhow, whether you leave or not.
Jacob Reed’s sons, the Philudclphm
tailors, who will make the Guards’
uuiformu, is ouu of the oldest military
manufacturing establishments in the
United States. ' ,
John Montgomery takes to banking
as readily as he did to haudliug Uncle
The Mitchell House Pharmacy
shipped some of their specialties down
to South Florida yesterday.
Mr. E. L. Craigmiles leaves this
week for Savannah, where he goes to
accept a position with Lippinan Bros.,
ns traveling salesman.
Capt. Law was locating the Jack*
soil strfcet sewer this morning, prepar
atory to the laying of pipes, which
will be commenced at an early day.
The friends of Mr. Alex Whito
were pleased to see him on the streets
yesterday. He will soon he able to
resume his ordinary avocation.
Prof. J. Kosler, of Macon, who,
with his line string hand, was at the
Masury the past winter, was at the
If the expectations of the niany-
fishermen who went from the city yes
terday were realized, there are a good
many less fish in existence to-day.
Misses Jennie H. and Hattie Mont
gomery, of Chicago, who have been
spending the season here, left yester
day for home over the Monou Route,
The Tbomasville base ball club re
ceived two challenges Mo; day to
play ball. One from Valdosta, aching
to arrange a game for Thursday and
the other Irom Boston for Friday, 27.
The club will probably accept.
The Woman's Christian Tompcr-
aucc Union will bold their regular
meetiDg next Monday, 27th, at the
Library. Special business on hand.
Every member earnestly solicited to
Rev. IV. W. Buntin died at his
residence- r.tarMcBwnald; dinjiumky,
evening, al out 8 o’clock. He leaves
a family and many friends to mourn
his loss. He was buried at Lebanon
chycli on Monday afternoon.
Contractor W, D Gunn wont to Ca
mil la' yeslerduy to negotiate for the
construction of a large stable for
Tucker & Cox. of Albany.
The fishermen who wont out yes
terday all came in heavily laden with
fish. Wo noticed a five-foot alligator
in one of the wagons. ..
The colored population, us well as
whites, may as well be put on -notice,
now, that the hanging of Will Dchill,
on the 14th of June, will be strictly
private. No unusual crowd should
be in town that day. Stay at home,
attend to your own affairs and the
authorities will attend to theirs.
One improvement always suggests
another. When the old jail is moved
that frame building in the middle of
Jefferson street should go also. Givo
the Vigilants another location.
Manny Engle, whose weekly visits
are as regular as clock work, was laid
up at the Stuart, on Monday, for
repairs. We were pleased to hic him
circulating around the hotel yester
Mrs. It. Thomas, accompanied by
Miss Blanche Tarwatcr, left yesterday
morning for McMinnville, Tenn.,
where thuy will spend some time,
Every oiie _ wishes them a pleasant
Marshal Spair (lid some beautiful
work yesterday with the revcrsihlo
road grader, in opening several new
streets beyond Fletehervillc. Ho
says the machine worked beautifully
in the new ground. Mr. Spair under
stands how to make good streets, and
takes a pride in his work.
Mrs. .1. C. Sills, who has been on a
visit to south Florida, stopped over iu
our city to visit her brother, Mr. 0,
C. Hall and family. She was joined
here by her husband, Mr. J. C. Sills,
and returned to Cairo on yestorduy.
Her manyfiicuds welcome her hack.
This company had auitc au inter
esting meetiug last night, adopted
by-laws, appointed a committee to
procure an armory, selected a uniform
aud transacted other business. The
uniforms selected are of cadet gray—
full dress coat with 3 rows of 9 fine
gilt buttons oil bt-east, also buttons on ^p. 86
sleeves nn,l skirls, cloth faeinm on iTloiimY,;!'VbV'Yl'^Vou^V.V.V.V.V.V."‘.'.'."sfl
sleeves and skirls, cloth facings on
collar, sleeves and skirts. Fine gilt
lace slashes of half inch wide gold
laco and buttous on skirts, epaulettes
on shoulder. Pants, same color, with
black cloth stripe on side.
The head covering will be the hel
met, with feather plume and pom
These uniforms were ordered through
C. H. Young it Co„ aud arn very
elegant and will make a fine show.
The committee to armory were in
structed to procure a hall at once aud
it is more thnn likely they will get the
use of the Christian church for that
Messrs. W. II. Everett, \V. W.
Linton, J. W. Strcetman, M. L.
Grausinnu aud A. T. Stuart wefe
elected new members of the company.
The members arc being measured
for uniforms and they will be ready
within 30 days. It is safe to say that
the Guards will be in a eouditiou to
celebrate the glorious 4th of July this
A Runa vay,
A white horse belonging lo Whid-
don’s stables, attached to a tup-pliae-
ton, was bite 1 eil lo the post in front
oj Moore & Williams's last evening,
became frightened and broke loose,
running down Jackson street to Mail-
•Paris, May 20.—President Carnot
to-day gave an audience to Mr. Mc
Lean", the retiring United .States min
ister, who presented his letters of re
To-morrow President Carnot will
receive Whitelaw Reid, the now min
ister, who will present his credentials.
A jury of inquest decided yesterday
iu Atlanta, that Dr. A. B. Ashworth,
who. was found dead in .his room,
iaou AjtiiiuuuiUlliSliiwu.VliaL to Finv^rinnl ti'om an over dose of morphine;
place where lie-tprncd Into- Broad
street limV thence down to his stable*
where lie fan through,into the lot and
breaking only oin! shaft. lie Hindi'
some sharp turns, "And pedestrians
had some narrow escapes, hut no
damage of any consequence resulted.
An old gcnlluumi, Mr. Pittman, came
very near being run over, hut was
pulled out of the way by Mr. Salter,
and escaped •villi only a shaking up.
"Row many in this crowd arc in
favor of issuing bonds for a park*’"
said Mayor Hopkins, last evening, ad
dressing himself to quite a large group
of tax payers, gathered on Broad St
it is significant, and points to the pop
ularity of the park idea, to state that
every voter expressed himself in favor
of the park.
The crop of George Washington’s
body servants have not been exhaust
ed. The late centennial of the
inauguation of the first president
of the United States, brought several
out ol their cabins. They are scattered
from Maryland to Mississippi. The
number who“seed Mister Washington,
bless yo' soul, honey, a ridin’ of a
great big gray noss, as he rid rite er-
long de road,” is numerous. They
describe the father ol his country with
Mr. M. B. Waite, the government
expert, who is examining the fruit
trees of Soith Georgia and Middle
Florida, returned a day or two since
from Camilla'. He wcut down to
Mouticellp this morniug, but returned
ou the first train in order to carry out
some experiments which life is making
here, lie will return to Monticello to
pursue his iuvestigatious iu a lew days.
Mr. J. J. Mahoney, of the Cahill
Iron Works, Chattanooga, is in the
city. The gentleman is cn route to
Jacksonville, Fla., and stops over to
sec the metropolis of the wire grass.
Weather Bulletin for the 24 hour3 ending
at 7 o'clock P. M. May 21, 1889.
7 n. m
Latest Telegraphic News.
London,. May 20.—Tho House of
Lords, by a vote of 108 to 23, rejected
tho proposal made by the Earl of
Meath to allow women to sit in county
The Supreme Court of Georgia
gave. Shaw, of Butts county, who
wits convicted of murder, a new trial
yesterday,011 the ground that the jury,
while his case was being tried, at
tended a prayer meeting--
Paris, May 20.—Partisans express
great dissatisfaction over the It ct that
the American section of the exhibition
and also a part of the British sections
are closed on Sundays.
Jackson, Mich., was the scene of
au unlooked for marriage yesterday.
Mrs. Folsom, the mother of Mrs.
Cleveland, was quietly married to Mr.
Henry E. l’errine,a merchant of Buf
falo, N. Y. Mrs. Cleveland was pres
administered by himself, but-whether
intentional or not they could not
Washington. May 20.—Senator
Colquitt was here to-day and visited
several of the departments. Being
risked by the Secretary of the Treasu
re about the cindidaies for collector
• J in'ernal revenue ir. Georgia lie is
-a d 10 have expressed a preference
for Dr. Arnold.
Berlin May 26 —The Richsmzeig
i-r gives the text ol Emperor William’s
reply 10 the toast to his health, which
was given at the banquet Brunswick
iast evening. I11 his speech the Em-
porer said: “I hope that God wdl
permit me to lead the fatherland in
the way.of peace, to which the policy
of my grandfather pointed.”
Washington, May 20.—Attorney
General' Miller, who, it 1ms been
stated, has been offered the place on
the supreme bench, made vacant by
the death of Justice Matthews, has, it
is now stated, determined to accept
the appointment. -
Lick Observatory, Cal., May 20.
-An earthquake was felt here at 3:09
o’clock yesterd^ morning. The shock
was not heavy, but an extraordinary
feature of it was its great duration,
which i-j registered on the instruments
for two minutes and twelve seconds.
Vibrations were felt. They were Irom
north to south.
New York, .May 20.— Iu the
1’resbyteriau general assembly to-day
Dr. J. F. McGill, chairman of the
standing committee on the board of
missions for frecdtncu, u nde his re
port. lie said there'were 277 mis
sionaries working under the board, of
whom 202 were colored, and 102 of
the 110 ordained ministers were col*
Four companies, the Floyd Rifles,
tiie Albany Gnurds, tho l’erry Rifles
and the Milledgeville Light Infantry,
contested for the prize at Macou on
Mouday. Yesterday the iuterstatc
prize was competed for by the Gate
Citv Guards, of Atlanta, Atlanta
Rifles, Fusiliors and Sumter Guards,
of Charleston and the Cadets, of Ma
There will be a public lecture under
the auspices of the W. C. T. U. the
loth of Juuc. Particulars later.
Serenely secure: Sympathizing
friend—Weren’t you awfully- scared
vfheu you saw that tho follow had you
cfover d with a pistol? Hardware man
—I was at first, until I recognized
the guu os the oue I had sold the day
before for 81.60. Then I sailed iii
and licked the stuffing out of him.
Aud no Mrs. Folsom is married.
Our congratulations arc wafted.
Collars 2c.j cuffs 4c. per pair; shirts
yc. Work received up to 2:30 o’clock
p. m., Wednesday will be returned
Saturday morning. All work guaran
teed as good as new. Sam M. Wolff,
Agent, 109 and ut Broad Si.
Scranton, Pa., May 20.—A se
vere storm passed over this city this
afternoon. , Very little damage was
done here, however, hut at Clark’s
Green, a small village eight miles
north, the wind came ou with tearful
velocity, blowing down trees, wreck
ing small buildings aud completely
leveling to the ground a building in
course of erection which was nearly
completed. Two large frame barns
were lifted Irom their foundations and
shattered to pieces. Orchards were
laid waste aud fences torn (l.own. No
such cyclcftic has been cxperieneetF in
this region for years. No loss of life is
Many reductions in
prices have been
made on fine goods
to close out for the
Call and see our
10c line of assorted
Dress Goods. Only
about 20 pieces left.
We have another
invoice of Hemstitch
ed embroidered floun-
ings coming. They
will be open for in
spection on the 22nd.
For genuine good
goods, at closing out
prices, call at
Dry Ms House
Mitchell House Corner