VOL 1 -NO 10.
THOMASV1LLE, GEORGIA, ERIDAV MORNING, MAY 24, 1880
News Notes About Town
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 Lawn at
ta^i-ac, worth 20.
This is a special
drive - and is well
worth your atten
5,000 yards wh.te India Linen at 5c,
5,000 yards white India Linen at 8c,
worth 12 :-2
£ 000 yards white India Linen at 10c,
worth 15. c : ‘
We have tne 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
thing ever shown at
25 dozen Clenched damask towels,
knotted fringe, at 150, well worth
$5 dozen Huckaback Towels at 10c,
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 of
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 aye
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 t<>
come and inspect.
We are anxious to
show you our goods
whether you buy or
Ajjout People You Know, or May
PUT IN PITHY PACKAGES.
Push the town ahead.
Keep your premises clenn.
„ Mayor's court this morning.
Thomasville is healthy arid happy.
The fruit crop promise.* to he good.
It was cool enough yesterday morn
ing for tire.
Bob Evans spent yesterdavjn Bos
Mr. Sam Baker spent yesterday at
his camp near Ochlockonec.
The shade trees on some of the
streets need trimming.
A blind man peddling pencils was
on the streets yesterday.
Reports from the'blackberry crop
are not very encouraging.
Send us news items of general inter
est. It will be appreciated.
The Rev. J. B. Cheeves, of Monti-
tidlo, was in town yesterday.
Mr. J. N. O. Biown, of Louisville,
Ky., was at the Stuart yesterday.
The Guards will have one of the
handsomest uniforms in the statu.
Nliss Mamie Wright left yesterday
morning for a v visit to Macon.
Mr. Jim Pringle took a trip down
to Chattahoochee yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Pcto Bone, Jr., is now with
Mr. A. C. Brown on Jackson street.
- The town has had an epidemic of
measles. The eases have all been
light. . . Zv. - ? .vV;
Mr.~W. R. BFowu, of Bartow, Fla.,
was among the Floridians in the city
Capt. J. Cronin, of the Southern
Express company, was in the city
Mr. Roberts is putting things in
elegant shape about Cniubrdgc Ma 1-
Step in and see Messrs,.!Iriflin A
Sturdivant’s handsome stock of sad
Mr. L. Schmidt is building up a fine
business at his stand on Jackson
MrAveiter didn’t go with that sein
ing party, but lie sent a substitute.
And the hoys remembered Mr. K
with a fine string of fish.
Messrs. Reese & Eason have one of
the .’finest crqiikery. glassware and
house furnishing establishment* in the
It occurs to us that picnics arc not
so plentiful as usual at this season,
and invitations to basket dinners in
the country come in rather slowly.
Col. A. T. McIntyre returned from
Lowndes court yesterday. Miss Clara
Avery, of Quitmau, accompanied him
and will epeud several days visiting
his family, '
The weather bps boon splendid for
saving oats. It the oats were as good
as the weather 1ms been for saving
them, there would have been an im :
Active preparations are going ou
at both Young Female College and
the South Georgia College for the
June commencements. Both occa
sions will be made deeply interesting.
Col. Alex Jones left t|ji$ morning
for Atlanta, where he goes to attend
to legal business before the Supreme
Court. He will be absent several
The TuiKs-K^TWIffttsK will bend
all uf its energies and influence to
building up the trade and business of
Thomasville. Advertise in it and aid
us, to that extent, at least, in the
A number of parties will go to
Walden’s Bridge to morrow to a big
picnic. To say that Jim Blackstpoar
will be there is to say that the affair
will bo a success.
Nev Type Needed.
Will you oblige a subscriber to the
Savannah News by calling Col. Estill’s
attention to the fact that his papef is
so badly printed that it cannot be
read except with great care and
trouble. Some type seem to be much
worse than others—'a great many let
ters in every paragraph being entirely
absent. I’lcase ask Col. Estill to
remedy the evil as soon as possible, as f Hall
wo like Ids paper and do not want to .
change. Yours, etc.,
Respectfully referred to Col. J. H.
We have before us the circular of
Messrs. Neal A Hamilton, who are
running Congress Hall, Atlantic City,
N. J., this season, opening June 22nd.
Messrs. Neal A Hamilton made a
reputation as good hotel men in their
last season of Hotel Mnsury, and tvill
open that house again next January..
In the mean time we wish them suc
cess in their management of Congress
Gnii.su.—On Friday, May 17, after
a long illuess, John Grese, in the 32d
year of Ins age.
Relatives anil friends are respect
fully invited - to attend the funeral
services, at his late residence, 195 7th
av., ou Sunday, May 10th, at two p.
The above, taken from the New
York Herald of the 18th inst., will be
read with sincere regret by Mr.
Grese’s Southern friends. He spent
several seasons here, and was highly
esteemed by a large circle of friends
and acquaintances. None will regret
his death more than Mr. Geo. W.
Herring, who was the devoted friend
of the deceased.
From this far off Southland, will be
wafted ou Southern breezes to the
family of John Grese, the warm sym
pathies of all those who met and
knew the deceased during his sojo mi
Mr. H. M. Cave commenced laying
down the lumber on the grounds yes
terday for the erection of a handsome
double story, eight room, residence on
the corner of GfatWord and Cal hou n
streets. Mr. Cavo was recently
burned out on this lot, and will now
build himself a comfortable home.
In looking over the names of the
councilmen appointed in Jacksonville,
by Gov. Fleming, we see the name of
Mr. John H. Stephens. We risk noth
ing in maktng the assertion that
John Stephens will rank second to
none lit the board of aldermen. Well,
make an iron hound nflldnvit that
the Governor hat made a ten strike
such men as John Stephens.
Miss Isabella Hawthorne, a sister
of Mr. Hawthorne, the artist, and of
Mrs. Carl Mollcr, who has been
spending SM>tpe time
tives lipre, will leave next Monday
lor her home in England. The lady
doos not love America less, but old
Mr. J. T. Cliastaii: offers a few
busbel* of early oats for stile. Those
who have planted this oat arc well
pleased with it. Its early maturity
and extra weight especially commend
it. Speak early if you want to secure
Quite a party went down to Mr. T.
C. Mitchell's plantation on Wednes
day and seined a couple offish ponds.
Xbe party consisted of Mess. T. C.
Mitchell, Judge W. D. Mitchell,
Capt. C. P. Hansell, J. W. Reid,
Mitch Jones, Will Mitchell and oth
ers. They returned late in W after
noon, bringing a splendid lot of lish.
Thomasville mcrchanrs ought to
make a point this season of controlling
more of the wool, which is now com
ing iuto market, than sbo has hereto
fore. controlled. If the merchants
want trade they must fight for it.
The time has passed for sitting down
arid waiting for trade to conic to you.
That’s played out.
Rev; G, G. N. McDonell received a
telegram yesterday morning from
jjort Valley saying that his grand
child, daughter of Rev. Geo. W
Mithews, was dead. He left on the
Alhaijv'Trnin for that pls^ce yestejjjjjy
but expects to be hack Sunday.
Messrs. Moore A Williams com
menced delivering brick yesterday for
the work on the now GulfHouse. In
a few days the grounds will be active
w'th workmen pushing along the
good work, undor the supervision of
Mr. J. Avorett, wife and two
daughters, Misses Estelle and Emma,
late of Whigham, arrived yesterday
and occupied their homo, one of Mr.
in the appointment of Mr. Stephens. Miller's new houses on Monroe street.
Jacksonville is safe in the hands orf Thomas vile cordially welcomes Mr.
Avcrett and family to citizenship.
•Several of our farmers propose to
grow German millet this year for hay.
Messrs. 11. R. Ainsworth, F. J. Winn
w jtl, ], e r r pia-i mul others hiive been growing this
grain for a few years past, and are
pleased with it. On fertile land,
well prepared, the yield is large and
the quality of the hay good.
T'ie weather continues dry, with
no hopeful signs for a .clung.-. In the
The sweet girl gradute is, just uo»v,
very much engrossed in what she will
wear at commencement. Her compos
sition is, also, claiming some of her
time ind attention. The sw let girl
graduates arc the hope of the country, j
May their numbers never grow less. '
Every husiucss house in Thomas-! . , ,,, . ,,
* 1 ; tons and gold lace \y\\\ gutter in the
v.llc ought to be represcnte.hu the ; Ju , ^ Aw j * ho , a .
advertising columns uf the ims-l djes-wcil, tl .oy wiH a,l be m.t to sec
kt* us all pull together the soldier boys.
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Latest Telegraphic News.
There’s-Snid to he a big row iu the
cabinet. Blaine, Windom and Proc
tor is reported to have given B.
Harrison “warnin’’ that they are go
ing to quit and apply for a situation
c seWlicre. They will probably ask
for a “stificatc” of “karectcr,” but it
is doubtful if the grandson of his
grand father will give it to thorn.
Harrison will doubtless be glad to
get rid of Blaine. The president has
an excellent opportunity of exhib
iting to the country the amouut of
stiffness in his spinal column. A
kiikenny cat fight appears to he im
. ‘Fight dog, fight bear.
No (log oi’quis there.'
The following rather startliug spe
cial appears iu Monday’s Constitu
Washington, May 22.—It is learn
ed ou undeniable authority that there
was a grand row in yesterday’s cabi
net meeting, and that three of the
cabinet officers tendered to the Presi
dent their resignation, to take effect
at once, if certain cliaugcs were not
Secretary Blaine opened the ques
tiou by delivering point blank at the
President an ultimatum to the effect
that if he could not ho permitted to
have some Intitude in the state de
partmeut he most positively declines
to remain in his present equivocal po
sition any longer, Secretary Proctor
immediately endorsed all Mr. Blaine
had said, and declared that his resig
nation would immediately follow Mr."
BJaine’s. .Secretary \Viudom did not
go quite so fur. but assisted the otHer
members iu their efforts to convince
the President thut cabinet officers
must he heads of their departments,
in deed as well as in name. He said
he could not afford to remain.
Americus, Ga., May 22.—A mort
cage was recorded in the clerk’s office
here to-day, given by (lie Savannah &
Western railroad to the Central Trust
Company of New York for $18.000,•
000. The lines built and comemplat
ed under the name of th* Savannah &
Western pass through thirty counties
in Georgia and twenty-tour in Ala
bama. This mortgage clearly states
that the connecting link from F.den
to Americus is to be built without de
Notiioi.g, V.v., May 22 —A severe
hail and wind storm yesterday did
great damage to crops in the southern
sections of Southampton and Isle of
Wight counties, along the line of the
Seaboard & Roanoke railroad The
main damage in Southampton county
was done to young cotton plants. In
the southern part of Norfolk county
considerable damage was done to yeg
Ci.ntkai.ia, III., May 22—Tito
returns so far received from yester-
lav’s congressional election in the
meantime farmers are busy lun-vestiu
oats, and cleaning the corn and cot-1 Nineteenth district indicate the elec-
ton. Must of these crops, however, tion ofJ. R. Williams, the democrat-
are in thorough order and look well.
The Guards will have their first pa.
ie candidate, over T. 8. Ridgeway,
the republican. The election was to
fill the vacancy caused bv the death
to built] un the trade of the town. It
is had policy to depend entirely ou
the winter ciop of visitors.
While taking a run through the
great big West next week, Georgia
editors will spin some yjiGi* about
Georgia, the Empire 8tato of the
South. They will do some square,
Wo tajte occasion, jn advance of the
approaching commencement season in
Thomasville, to suggest that these
occasions • ought to be mado to draw
good crowds from a distance. It is
one way, and a very effective one, of
advertising the two colleges. Invite
your friends, some of them, to spent]
commencement with you.
Gus Hurst says there has been
more fish caught hereabouts this sea
son than over before,
ratlc on the-fth of July. Brass hut- j °* f‘ 0,, St r,! *" nl|,u lowushe'nd.
Hamrax N S . May 22.—Advices
from St. Pierre, Miquelon, state that
iwo fishing vessels, the Ella and Quatre
F’teres, which left France some lime
ago for ihe Newfoundland fisheries
with 175 men on board, have been
large order for uniforms last night. J^en drowned ” “ ^ d ° UblleSS
Messrs. C. II. Young A C'o. sent off a
They will probably
arrive in about
Miss Annie Thomas, of Amcrieiis,
arrived yesterday afternoon, and is
visiting Miss Henrietta Vickers,
Mr. James Evans returned front a
husiucss trip to Mneou yesterday
Savannah is fairly humping herself
to raise that S50,000 to insure another
railroad; these are sensible people,
these same Savannahiatv;. They will
never make n better investment.
Some big hearted Northern man
has sent Col. J. H. Estill $5,000 for
the Bethseda home for orphan bovs.
It is proposed to establish a techno
logical department with the money.
Livlkcool, May 22. L pun the
arrival of the steamer City cj Paris iu
the'Mersey this »ftcrmiou, a special
tender decorated with Hugs pu,. out to
the voi-el fur the purpose of convey
ing Robert T' Liueoln, the new Amer
ican minister, ashore.
Hakrihoxduku, V.v., Mav 22—
There was a severe hail storm in this
section to-day. Snow also fell but not
enough to lay on the ground. The
surrounding mountains are covered
vyth snow. • •
At the mad congress yesterday,
Hon. W. J. Northen was elected
president, and Mr. W G. Whidby
secretary. Dr. M.. R. Mai ette was
elected vice president for the second
Care not for that which you can nev
er possess. 4
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 lor in
spection on the 22nd.
For genuine good
goods, at closing out,
prices, call at
Dry Goods Hoist
Mitchell House Corner