VOL 1 -NO 15.
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5,000 yards white India Linen at 5c,
5,000 yards white India L'nen at 8c,
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5,000 yards white India Linen at 10c,
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ment of white lawns
ever offered in this
market. Would call
your special atten
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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 Iluckabock 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
Challtes are still all the rage, and arc
sel ing at a very satisfactory rate. In
summc r 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 v.ould do well to
take advantage ot this.
News Notes About Town
About People You Know, or May
PUT IN PITHY PACKAGES.
Spring chickens bring good prices.
The ice works are doing a fine busi
Bainbridgc will have a big picnic
Go to the shooting match this af
See notice ot house to rent by Bass
Heard’s pond is the favorite fishing
Hon. Arthur Patten spent yester
day in Boston.
There are some fine vegetable gar
dens in Thomasville.
Many strange faces can he seen
daily on the streets.
Mr. Stanley Crittendon, of New
York, was in the city yesterday.
Willis Moore weut down to Chatta
hoochee on business yesterday.
It rained hard within five miles of
Thomasville yesterday afternoon.
The examination of public school
teachers took place at the court house
The W. C. T. U. will meet at the
Library half an hour later than for
merly, 4J p. ni.
Messrs. W. B. Gronber and L. B.
Frances, of New York, arc in the city
Mr. Edwin i>. Newton, of New
York, is among the strangers in the
Hon. Guyte McLendon returned
yesterday from a couple of days visit
All lines complete.
to be the largest.
Prices lower than
ever. Do not fail to
come and inspect.
We are anxious to
^howyou our goods
whether you buy or
Mr. Theo J. Varnndoe, of Balti
more, is among the guests of the
The brick industries around the
city are flourishing, and mud is being
rapidly converted into brick.
Mrs. Foot, daughter and niece,
will leave to-day fur their home in
Philadelphia. They will probably re
turn next season.
Mr. John Montgomery is now keep
ing hooks for Messrs. West & Fcarn
during Mr. Fearn’s illness.
Mr. Sam Quarterman and sister,
Miss Emmie, of Quincy, Fla., were
in the city to-day, cn route to Savan
The Guards armory is now being
put iu order lor the compauy. The
boys have gone to work in earnest.
The boys will have to practice if
they expect to stand a chance of car
rying off the bat fiom Monticello.
THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA, THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 30, 1880.
. Paradise Park.
It is well known by our people that
the town has an option on Paradise
Park which expires with the year, the
price being placed at 8500 an acr^
and the Mayor and council have,
tBercforc, ordered an election to be
held on June 26th to allow the voters
of Thomasville an opportunity of ex
pressing their choice for or against the
issue of bonds for the purpose of com
pleting the purchase of the Park.
The question must be decided by a
two-thirds vote of the qualified voters
of the town.
We confess we are surprised to find
that there is some opposition on the
part of our people to the purchase,
but must presume^ that it is solely ou
the ground of indisposition to go into
debt. There are many good people
who arc opposed to saddling the city
with a bonded debt, and going no
further that that, they oppose any
measure looking to internal improve
ments requiring an expenditure of
Now iu all kindness, and with a full
recognition of the right to maintain
and express an opinion ou this and all
other subjects on the part of the pub
lic, we would be glad to have these
parties investigate this matter thor
oughly. As an investment it is, un
doubtedly, a good thing—the property
can be sold to-day for more money
than the option calls for. Then, this
being the case, what risk does the
town take in the purchn.se ? None.
On the other hand, if it is purchased
for a park—property contigious will
enhance in value; residences will be
erected, and the revenue to the city
in the way of increased taxes will
more than pay the interest on the
That portion of the city offers a
fine, and as yet undeveloped oj.portu-
There being no business of import
ance for that body, the council had
no meeting last Monday night.
There is au interesting and friendly
rivalry between the crack shots ot the
T. G. C. as to their individual scores.
Mr. Sam Wolff returned yesterday
from a trip of several weeks to New
York. He reports a pleasant stay in
the great metropolis.
Improvements continue to go up on
all sides in the city. There area good
many houses building and to be built
Miss Hattie Hall has returned
from Mitchell, where she has been
teaching school, to spend a few days
Mr. J. M. Hurst, a substantial farm
er ot this county, near Cairo, was in
town yesterday, and gave the Times-
Enteiipkise an appreciated call. We
should be glad to see a thousand more
of bis sort on the same mission.
property will be improved with ele
gant residences, thereby increasing ?n
value the park property. As an illus
tration take the case of Savannah,
who has a park something like what
ours ought to be. Central park—her
pride—thirty years ago was about like
ours now. To-day it could ho cut up
into building lots and sold for 85,000
We hardly think the objection will
be raised that the property is not
worth the price—then it falls back to
the proportion that the town should
not go into debt for it. But why not?
Can’t wo always get ottr money for it,
if it becomes necessary, and in fact a
considerable advance on the price
As to the interest ou the bonds, the
taxation on improved property which
will naturally follow, will more than
pay that. Take, for instance, the
case of one or two handsome invest
ments made in the city the past year.
Property heretofore lying idle and
bringing in no revenue to the city,
has been handsomely improved and
now yields a fine revenue yj, the way
of taxes. Let those who express
opposstion to the park purchase con
sider these things and we think they
will change their opinion.
Gone to Heaven.
Little Carrabelle. daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. C. W. Wiggins, departed
this life on the 24th inst., aged five
years, 7 months and 14 days. She
had been sick a short while with
measles, which at last terminated in
death. She was the pet of the house
hold, and loved by every one who
know her. Only about two weeks
since her baby sister was taken away,
and the hearts of fond parents and
family were made sad and left wound
ed and bleeding. And now another
darling one has taken her flight into
the unknown world, bringing grief
and sadness to the once wounded and
yet unhealed hearts; but, notwith
standing, it is well with the children;
they are now together in that beauti
ful home--the Paradise of God.
Although bereft of these dear loving
ones, there is consolation iu the
thought and hope of being reunited
after the trials of earth are ended.
And there will be rejoicing around
the great white Throne in Heaven,
where trials and sorrows are un
known. ’ A Friend.
Universal regret was expressed on
our streets yesterday,ou reading the in-
telligeneeof the attempt made to com
mit suicide by Mr. Alex J. McKinnon.
Mr. McKinnon is one of Thomas
county’s most energetic and worthy
citizens, but has over-burdened his
system and mind with business affairs,
and his healtli being very poor, his
mind lias been impaired, and as a
result we have the unfortunate occur
rence at Indian Springs. It is very
much to be hoped that he will speedily
We learn from one of our good
friends who has taken the weekly
Times and Enterprise both for years,
that the impression prevails, from the
notice . we, published in reference to
legal advertising, that the .advertise-
.. , . .. , ments will only appeftt"
rnty. fqr building, sites, and as .soon as] a .. .
it is definitely settled, the adjacent ATT ** i
legal'advertisements, notices of county
commissioners, city council and oth.er
official advertising, will be published
in every paper we print—the weekly
Times, the weekly Enterprise and the
Daily Times-Enterprise. There
fore no subscriber need he uneasy
about seeing the official notices here
tofore published in the two papers.
In fact it is better than heretofore,
for all legal advertising will he pub
lished in each paper.
Mr. Waite, the government expert
sent here to investigate the diseases of
pear trees, will only he here a few
days longer. He asks us to say that
he will be pleased to show the pear-
blight microbes to any one desirous of
seeing them, at his hotel, the Whid-
dou House, between •’! and 5 o’clock
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Latest Telegraphic News.
FRBNCE’S HATIAN DEALT
TheSigniflcanca of the Meeting at Pensa
Pensacola, Fla., May 28.—Re
garding the surmised object of the
meeting at this point of the French
minister, and the commander of the
French war vessel, Roland, that it is
iu connection with Frcnch-Haytian
affairs, other stories than that wired
the News lustjnight luve been afloat.
It is looked upon by the well inform
ed as certain that the French and the
Legitime government have come to
an understanding whereby, in consid
eration of liberal concessions, the
former is to aid the hitter in its efforts
to to subdue Gen. Hyppoliteand it is
also believed that .Secretary Blaine
has smelt a mouse, aid that the ap
pointment of commissioners by the
Unitvd States government to negoti
ate peace betwe in the disputants is a
checkmate to the Freuch move.
Said a prominent genthemau to-day
in the hearing of the News corres
pondent: “Foreign interference in
the affairs of an American republic
will not he tolerated by this or any
other United States administration so
long as the danger of such an interfer
mice ns outlined by Monroe be kept
in view. It is in conformity with the
Monroe doctrine that Secretary
Blaine accepted. He 1ms unearthed
the game of France with reference to
Hayti, and he will block it peacefully
if lie may, forcibly if ho must.
A Cyclone Near Kansas City.
May 28.—A disas-
Brown and daughter were killed. Ills
wife had a leg almost torn off, and
his son had an arm and leg broken.
It is reported tlint six or seven other
persons wore killed, but the wires are
all down, and no information can be
We understand the
Gun Club will visit St. Simon’s Island
this summer to bring home some of
the prize money. They will leave on
the 12 th of June.
Miss Lillie Jarrell, a very interest
ing young ladv of La Grange, who
bus been visiting Miss Mollie Smith
for sonic time, returns home to-day
at 9:30 o'clock. Miss Jarrell has
made many friends here who regret
Miss Dena Mitchell leaves for La
Grange this morning, where she will
spend some time with Miss Jarrell, of
that place. The many friends of Miss
Dena will miss her during her ab
sence from home.
The rain signal was changed to the
fair weather flag yesterday, and still
we have no rain. May the present iu
dication prove as delusive as the last
Well,'it bus rained at last!
A Family Affair.
Adclade Randall (colored) had her
husband, Sam Davis, a drayman, ar
rested yesterday morning, charged
with assault and battery upon her.
Sam in retaliation got out a warrant
charging her with the same offense.
Changing the System.
For the purpose ot putting in some
cut-offs, or in other words,providing a
means of culling off different portions
of the city without cutting off all, the
water was cut off yesterday, for
some time.'i' Hereafter it will not be
necessary to cut off water except in
that portion ot the city, where the
mains are being laid. This was done
tor the purpose of extending the mains,
and will be a convenience.
The Corner Stono
Of St. Thomas Episcopal church
was laid last evening. The stone was
prepared by Mr. P. F. Coleman, and
nicely’ lettered. .
The stone contained copies of the
Timks-Enteui'RIse, Weekly Times
and Enterprise and various articles
that will beof interest to future gener
ations. The work of laying
brick will go on rapidly and the
church will he completed and ready
for occupancy by next winter.
The lecture under the auspices of
the W. C. r. U. will he on the 11th
of June. Free. Everybody is invited,
The lecturer is both able and cloauent.
Messrs. Lou Willingham and Frank
Edmuuson will leave to-morrow for
their home in LaGrangc for a
months recreation. These young
gentlemen have been closely confined
at their place of business and will
doubtless enjoy their holiday im
Capt. Finn has returned from At
Crosljy And The Calvinists.
New iouk, May 28.—In the Pres
byterian general assembly to-day, Dr.
Crosby got a motion adopted explan
atory of the vote on the prohibition
question, which was taken yesterday.
This motion was to the. effect that
while the vote favored prohibition, it
was not to he looked upon as ex
pressing any political sentiment what
The Thomasville Ilase Hall Club
went down to Iloston to play the Bos
ton club yesterday, ar.d notwithstand
ing the heavy rain they played the
game, getting back about 9 o’clock
last night. The Thomasville club
beat the Bostons by 18 to 16—playing
Messrs. Gus Stark, Cicero Young,
McDougald, McCants, Taylor, White,
Mitchell, Linn amt Titus were the
ThomasAille club. J. H. Coachman,
E. Daniels, J. B. Dauiels, J. W.
Taylor, Fred Clark, E. W. Dauels,
J. M. I land, M. C. Smith and B.
P. Coachman were the Boston club.
Read tho notice of Mr. Thompson,
superintendent of water works, and
file your application for water, if you
want to he supplied promptly.
Mr. Cook and wife, of Brooklyn,
who have been spending the winter
at Mr. Roberts, returned homo yes
TO WATER CONSUMERS.
Parties desiring water are requested to file
their application with Mr. E. 0. Thompson,
at his store or through the post-office. As
the mains are ready to lie laid on various
streets, the work will he done on the streets
tiling tie moat applications. This to expe-
dite tlic work and supply consumers
Dry (Ms Hoist
Mitchell House Corner
Many reductions in
prices have been
made on fine goods
to close out . for the
and see our
iuc 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
pnees, call at