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O. S. Boadurant VountaarObservo
Weather Bulletin for the 38 hoar* ending
»U o'clock P. M. Miy 47, 1889. ;
P» ®. '••••*’* ••••«•••• <*4.90
he showed that the
'Quincv, 111 , May- 27.—A terrific
wind storm passed over this vicinity
yesterday, afternoon. The storm was
cyclonic in its nature and considcffble
damage was done. A .black funnel
shaped cloud .swept across Abe city at
a terrific rate from northwest to south
east descending to the earth at irregu
lar intervals. Several houses and
barns were: unroofed and trees were
pulled up by the roots. The full force
of the storm struck the cemetery in’
the southern part of the city and near-
ly every monument in the gronnds was
demolished-; So farno loss of'life or
serious injury has been reported.
Richmond, Va., May 27*— 1 The
color line was draw here to-night by
a meeting of- negroes, who organized
The translation does away v
the built-up difficulties regard!
arrest of planetary motion. ■*:.
r v i &
an independent party, toqvhose mem
bership no white -moa will he admit
ted. Some of the most' prominent
colored men mtbggcity participated
in tlio meeting. They propose to act
in all political matters ihrough a
council of leaders oi their own race.
VOL 1—NO 14.
TUOMASVILL.E, GEORGIA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 29, 1889.
News Notes About Town
About People You Know, or May
PUT IN PITHY PACKAGES.
Tlie raiu signal is still up.
Okra is on the market.
Col. Dan Forrest was in town yes-
j.ooo 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 Laivn at'
* 12 i-2c, worth 20
This is a special
drive and is well
worth your atten
5,000 yards white India Linen at 5C,
worth toe. ■/
5,000 yards white India Linen at 8c,
worth 12 :-2. "
5.000 yards white India Linen at 10c,
worth.is,.. .. . , ;
\Ye have 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 sheer ness of
woof, surpasses any
thing ever shown at
will soon be of!' the
Bainbridge will have a big picnic
New items were hard to run down
The Virginia House opens to the
over to Bain-
Manny Engle went
Operator Royal, of Climax, was in
the city yesterday.
The water tower overflowed yester
The gang was at work on Madison
Read new “ad” in K. M, Mallctte’s
real estate column.
Tuesdays will be the regular meet,
ing night of the Guards.
Addio McClellan weut to
Mr. .A. S. Burney, of Boston, was
ini’the city yesterday.
Will Stegall says that Metcalfe had
a fine rain recently.
Ii. if. Strum,-of Valdosta, paid-Itis
friends here a visit yesterday.
B. A. Bass is offering
horses for sale. Go and see hint.
Mr. D. A. Fitzgerald, ol Boston,was
in the city on business yesterday.
25 dozen bleached damask towels,
knotted fringe, at 15c, well worth
25 dozen Httckabock Towels at 1 oc,
For 25c we can give you the very
best towel, 1 14 yards long, all lir.en
and last colored borders, ever shown
Contractor Gunn is beginning to
push things around the new Gulf.
Another seining party under Gits
Hurst went out to the lakes yester
Mrs. Thatcher and children, of
Monticello, arc registered at the
Gur new and elegant selection of
Challies are still all the rage, aniiare
selling at a very satisfactory rate. In
summer silks wc have still some very
choice patterns left, which we are
offering at greatly reduced rates.
Our remnant counter (or this week
contains some very desirable bar
gains, and mothers would do well to
fake advantage of this,.
All lines complete.
to be the largest.
Prices lower than
ever. l)o not fail to
come and inspect.
We are anxious to
show you our goods
whether you buy or
132!BR0lpi3T.. 200R.HAOK80N j
Jim Reid, Will Mitchell, Win.
Butalfli and probably others, went
Hon, R. G. Mitchell returned from
Lowndes county court yesterday
Mr, lien McLendon, editor of the
Monticello Tribune, was in the city
Miss Mattie Palmer, of Monticello,
passed through the city yesterday on
route to Fort Valley.
We learn that the Boston and
Thomasville Gun Clubs wilHmve a
match shoot Thursday afternoon.
George Jones, pitch, nnd Gus Stark
catch' will be the[battery|foifthe home
team in the match with Boston.this
The Willing Workers.
This is the name of a society recent
ly organized by the pastor, among the
youqg ladies of the Methodist church.
The object of the society as set forth
in the second article of the constitu
tion is: To enlist and unite the young
ladies of the church in benevolent
work, such as aiding the thissions un
der the control of the church and help
ing the children of the poor, by fur-
nishlpg them with necessary clothing,
relieving them in time of sickness' nnd
teaching them such industrial atts as
will help to qualify them for future use
The following officers were elected:
President, Miss Henrietta Vickers;
1st Vice-Pres , Miss Mary Wright;
2nd Vice-Pres., Miss Mattie Millar;
Secretary, Miss Belle Mitchell;
Treasprer, Miss Nannie Philpot.
The following committees were also
To procure new membersMiss
$da Pittman, Miss Alethca Philpot)
Miss Annie Carroll, Miss Mary Wright.
To ascertain what poor ckildien arc
needing assistance:—Mrs. R. J. Miller,
Miss Mattie Miller, Miss I.ivie Pittman,
Miss Carrie Williams.
To visit members of the society who
may be sick: —Miss Minnie Evans,
Miss Belle .Mitchell, Miss Emnta Pol-
latd, Miss’Daisy Scott.
",’oMit the sick among the children
of the poor:—Miss Fannie Evans,Miss
Sophie Bouchelle, Miss Nannie Phil-
pit, Miss Stella Pittman.
To select suitable reading matter
for the entertainment and instruction
of the society at its regular meetings:
—Misses Cora Walker. Ella Lighffoot,
Conie Chisholm, Fannie McKinnon.
The society siarts.qfT well, and ‘ is
destined to he a pow£f'for gqod tu the
commucitT^ dU iykj'Jpetf ^haf-crVery
young lady connected with the church-
will join this society.
The next, and first regular meeting
will be held on next Monday June 30,
at 5 o’clock, at the lecture room of the
The Sun Did No1
Itausa* City Times.
At Christ's church, Bishop Ussher,
rector elect, took for Bis subject the so-
called mistake of the’ “Sun Standing
’ ’ x,
the Masorite interference with
inal Hebrew in the year A,
the vowel points were introduced,
gave the translation df the unpotti
Hebrew by Draft* a very eminent ]
brew scholar' as follows: “Then sp;
Joshua to Jehovah,, oa the occastor
Jehovah delivering iip die Amor
before the children ot Jsrael. let the sun
be obscured over Gideon and'.he moon
over the valley of Ajajon, and the sun
was obscufed imd the .moon also,while
the people rose up against its enemies.
Is not this written in the book of Josh-
ordinary day, and tin^re lias not' been
such an event as this before or after it,
Tito dusty weather makes traveling
very unpleasant. The drummers say
that they cannot hold out much
A Match Shoot.
A match shoot composed of mem
bers of the Thorngsville Gun Club,
three on each side, shot for a purse of
SKHlO yesterday afternoon nt their
grounds in East End. Tho contest
ants were Messrs. Hopkins, Culpep
per, and Young, against Messrs. Lee,
Mitchell, nnd Henderson. Each side
had twenty-five birds, fifteen singles
and ten doubles.
Judge Hopkins’ side won by only
four birds, which made it a close and
interesting mutch, •Tho honor of the
best individual score belongs to Mr.
Geo. W. Henderson of the defeated
side, he having broken 15 out of the
25 which was the best made by any
iiulivjdigd. Tho above six gentlemen
itave been chosen by tho olub to rep
resent them in the short with Boston
ly that he in no sense
thought or power for. a
anything in the created
outside of the lifnit of il
control, showed by scientific, facts that
the condition of the sun, seeming to
stand still could be produced by re
daction, and.by his very clear way of
putting iacts.leit no ground for the
skeptic to stand upon.
Hit by a Coincidence.
Detroit Free Press*- :
‘ The Owner of a place on Second
avenue stood ih his- barn door ou the
alley the other day when a man with
a wooden leg and a crutch came along
and asked' the time 6’ day and finally
said: -W '■ v * ‘ 5 _
- “.Say, X want you to do me a favor.
“I want to go around on Second
avenue aud work a house for a half a
dollar in money. I've got a pointer
that the folks arc very sympathetic.
If I go with one leg I’iu sure of it.”
“Very well; just leave your leg
here and I’ll lake care of it.”
The wooden substitute was unstrap
ped aud handed over, and the cripple
used the crutch to help himself down
the alley. Five minutes later he
rang the door-bell of a bouse around
the avenue, to have it opened by the
man lie had seen at the barn.
“W—wlm—what!” be gasped in
“Very sympathetic family lives
here!” quietly replied the other.
“You seem to have met with a sad
loss, and I'm anxious to help you.
Ilete is a wooden leg which may lit
The leg was handed over, the 1
sat down on the steps and strapped it
on, and as ho got up and stumped
through the gate he said to himself:
“I’ve heard of coincidences ever
since I was knee-high to a hop toad,
but this is the first one tiiat ever hit
tpe with both feet to once!”
- ‘ Secret Ballot Law.
RartfoSu; Conn,, May 27;—-The
Senate to-day, • by a vote of 15 to 5,
passed tfie.secret ballot bill which the
amendments made in the House were
accepted, and all that stands between
Connecticut and the secret ballot law
now is Gov. Bulkley’s signature, which
it is not thought will be withheld. I he
vote in the Senate over the secret ba!
lot bill was practically a parly vole.thv
republicans voting vea and the demo
Gotham's Southern Society.
New York, May 27.—At a meet
ing to-night of the Now York South
ern Society the recent issue of $2,000,
000 of 0 per cent, coupon bonds to
purchase their new homo was without
a dissenting voice ratified. A few
weeks ago when the bonds were placed
011 the market they were nt onco
brought up, showing that the finan
cial responsibility of the society is be
yond question. The members arc
jubilant now that they have beconto
aware of tho fact that they have se
cured a permanent home 111 this city.
We regret to IfiP'i) that little Car
rie Belle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. _ __
C, W. Wiggins, died Monday night. | An | ng ; n j us To
from the effect ot meascls. 1 Ins is the . . _ T ,
, , , ■ 1 .11 1 An eccentric New TOrkre, much giv-
secottU loss sustained recently by Mr. , . .. . . °
, xv ■ 1.1 1,1 i en to hospitality, has concea ed among
and Mrs. Wiggins and thev have the' , „ 1 . ' . ... B
, „ ' , ' the flowers on his dinner tab c an arti-
heartfelt sympathies of our people. I
The little otic was bin t ied in Lmtel
Hill yesterday evening
Willie Fleming, the popular oper
ator at the depot, will leave for Bain
bridge to-day to spend a couple of
days at his old home.
For the past month the water tower
has averaged ninety-six feel ot water
per day. Ten feet of water is con
sumed nightly for sprinkling the streets.
Col. T. 0. Thuckstou and family,
of Monticello, passed through the city
yesterday en route to New York.
Mrs. D. L. Oakley also accompanied
the party on her way to Rome.
The colored firemen held a meeting
Monday night to perfect arrangements
for their big parade, June G. Bain-
bridge’s colored company have been
I invited to participate.
“As long as there's life there’s
hope:” and as long as the blue flag
flics, as it has for the past -IS hours,
wc shall hope for rain. We heard
some thunder yesterday evening, but
it apparently seared the rain off.
fictal mocking-bird, which, at the pres
sure of an electric wire by his foot,
flutters and gives a musical chirp.
Strangers are amused by the ingenious
toy, but his family and friends under
stand that the bird only flics and sings
when a subject is broached which is
likely to prove offensive or painful to
one of the guests. A Russian boyar,
. . . . , . , , in the days of Catherine, carried out a
Capt. Winter is detained at Athens j s i m j| a r concert by a rougher method,
for several days, and any shortcomings j .. Whe „ Dcmetrt l’aulovski,” says tra
in his department will be attributed to , dilioni ,. sat down to dine, a trumpeter
his absence. In fact, there is very s[00( j beside him with his eyes fixed
little: of interest transpiring to fill the upon hiro . If anyone at the tabe
local columns of the paper at this | ma de a remark disagreeable to the
Umc- ! prit.cc, the trumpeter, at a signal trom
The First Peaolt. 1 him > sounded a warning note, and the
- r 1 1 ., „ „ , ! guest remained silent during the meal.
Mr. John II. Parnell, the large ft the offense was repeated, the trump
peach grower of West Point, made a 1 et sounded twice, and the guest was
shipment of Peaches to New York on ! led from the table and his tongue cut
the 27th. Mr. Parnell is a brother of
the famous Irish agitator, who has
created so much discussion on Irish
affairs in England.
out.” The American host cannot re
sort to such radical measures, but hew
often sits in helpless agony longing to
silence the tongue of some garrulous
Georgia’s Capital City.
Atlanta, Ga., .May 27.—Niue
batteries of the Fourth Artillery have
arrived itere, two yesterday and seven
to-day, .185 men, and have gone into
quarters at Fort McPherson, the new
government barracks. Col. Henrv
W. Clossott is in command of the reg
iment. Atlanta expects the presence
of the troops to make things lively
here this slimmer.
I t is today stated by parties who
claim to he informed as to Senator
Brown’s couditioa that his rec tvery is
not expected, and thiA he realizes
himself tho hopelessness of his case.
Ft is further stated that even if he
lives through the legislative session,
he will resign the senators!)ip before
made TO »S,e gQftflP
to close out for the
Call and jiee 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 Goods Eousi
Mitchell House Corner
THE SITTtEMS COURT.
The supreme court completed the
Eastern circuit to day and will devote
one or two days disposing of cases ou
the heel of the docket, after which -it
will adjourn for the term.
Determined Attempt of Mr. McKinnon to
Suicide at Indian Springs.
Fi.ovn.LA, May 27.—[Special to
Macon Telegraph] There was a de
termined effort at suicide yesterday at
Indian Springs which, however, failed
in its object.
A Mr. McKinnon, of Thomas ccun
ty. a guest ot the Varner House, first
tried to drown himself in the pood at
the mill, and failing in this he cndcav
ored to stab himself. He made
twelve or fourteen wounds in the chest
but. luciiy, none of them were fatal.
Ill health is supposed >0 be the
cause. He is resting easy this morn
ing and is on the road to recovery.