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VOL 1-NO 16. THOMASYILLE, GEORGIA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 31, !$«!>. Special OFFERINGS for This Week, Hews Notes About Town About People You Know, or Hay Not Know. PUT IN PITHY PACKAGES. Travel is light. AT 5,000 yards Checked Nainsook at 5c, worth ioc. 5,000 yards Checked Nainsook at 8c, worth i a 1-2. 5 ooo yards Checked Nainspok at io, worth 15c. 5,000 yards Figured White Lawn at t2 i-2c, worth 20 This is a special drive and is well worth your atten tion. 5,000 yards wh-le India Linen at 5c, worth ioc. 5,000 yards white India Linen at 8c, worth 12 :-2. £ 000 yards white India Linen at ioc, ... worth *...' -• • V, We have the best and largest assort ment of white lawns ever offered in this market. Would call your special atten tion to our 20c Number, which in width, fin ish and sheerness .of woof, surpasses any thing ever shown at this price. 25 dozen bleached damask towels, knotted fringe, at 15c, well worth 25c. 25 dozen Huckabock Towels at ioc, worth 25c. For 25c we can give you the very best towel, 1 1-4 yards long, all linen and last colored borders, ever shown in Thomasville. 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 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. All lines complete. Stock acknowledged to be the largest. Prices lower than ever. Do not fail to come and inspect. We are anxious to show you bur goods whether you buy or not. F.RIolmsliii, 132{BROAD(3T.. IGORiJAOKSON i Warm days and cool nights. Plums are plentiful on the market. Mumps and measles arc disappear ing. The prospects of the growing crops are good. The lightning rod agent is in town. Mr. John Campbell went down to Bainbrsdge yesterday. Mr. W. C. Morgan, of Americas, was in the city yesterday. A covey of “Bob Whites” can be heard whistling every day in Paradise Park. Messrs. W. L. and W. G. Adams, of McDonald, were in the city yester day. Mr. E. W. Talley, of New York, is among the guest stopping at the Stuart. The first peaches and cherries of the season were on the market yes terday. They were shipped from Florida. The Boston Gun Club was met at the depot yesterday by Mcgsrs. Hop kins. Culpepper aud .Henderson, of the home club, provided with carria ges tor the visitors. •w.- Me. R. Henderson, «»f Scotland, spent a few hours iff the city yester day while en route to Bainbridgo to look after extensive laud interests in Decatur county, owned by a syndi cate across the water. Mr. J. H. Davidson, of Metcalfe, who went over into Alabama Monday to investigate the disappearance of his brother, who had been engaged on railroad work, being a sub-contractor, returned last evening- He says he could learn nothing of his brother, who was last seen near Gordon, Ala., walking in the direction of his camps, nnd-he thinks he has been murdered for his money. He left the matter in the hands of the sheriff of that county aud every effort will he make to ferrit out the matter. Funeral Notice. The friends of Jas. Miller, Sr., and fnmily, arc requested to attend his funeral, at Laurel Hill cemetery, on Friday evening, May 31st, at 3 o’clock. Died. On yesterday evening, Mr. Jas. Mil ler, Sr., an old citizen of Thomas county, living about two miles from Thomasville, died at his residence after a lingering illness. He was 71 years old, and had been an active and good citizen, and leaves a large circle of friends and numerous relatives to mourn his death. Commencement. We acknowledge the courtesy of an invitation to attend the commence ment exercises of the Middle Georgia Military aud Agricultural College at Millegevillc, which opeus on Sunday, June 9th. The commencement ser mon will be preached by Rev. Mc- Kendry F. McCook, of Brunswick, and ■ from past experience wc know will be a good one. On Monday night Hon. Itoliert L. Berner, of Forsyth, will deliver the address before the Literary Societies; on Tuesday night the annual concert, on Wednesday Hon. W. J. Northen, of Sparta, will make the commencement address. The several days will have interest ing programs, examinations, drills, parades etc., closing with a re-union and banquet Wednesday night. BOSTON WINS IN The Gun Shoot Yesterday Afternoon. Quite a crowd of interested onlook ers gathered at the Shooting Park yesterday afternoon to witness the shooting match between Thomasville and Boston gun clubs, and that they enjoyed the sport was evident from tffb frequent applause. Singles were first shot at then doub les. In the singles the score stood 33 to 49 in favor of the visitors, and in the doubles 42 to 39 in favor of the home team, making the visitors the winners by a close match. When it was announced that the Boston club had won, the home team gave the viators three cheers, which was returned with a hearty good will. The following gentlemen composed the different squads: Thomasville: Hopkins, Hender son, Lee, Young, Mitchell, Culpep per. Boston: Barrow, Griffith, Mal- lette, Stone, Cone, Nelms. After the match was over a sweep stakes match was 6hot, in which Messrs. B. P. Mays, of Monticello, aud Garnet Stone, of Boston, were winners of first money. Thomasville Bottling Works. We take pleasure in calling atten tion to the advertisements of Mr. L, Schimdt. the proprietor of the Thom asville Bottling Works. Helms re cently moved into the large and handsome store-room formerly occu pied by Mrs. Carroll, andjhas fitted the room up in handsome style, where he will furnish the very best of soda water, milk shakes, ice cream, etc. He is also doing a very large up in fcoutti, and his trade reaches nil over this section. He knows his business thoroughly, nnd is meeting with fine success. Call at his place. Another Sale. Another sale and another citizen— that is the kind of an announcement we like to make. Mr. George Fearu sold yesterday the Reppurd place, on Dawson street, to Mr. Goo. II, Stone, of Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Stone is a wealthy citizen of Cleveland, nnd will make this his home. ' He has pur chased one of the most desirable places on Dawson street, nnd has secured it at a very reasonable price. We shall be glad to welcome Air. Stone to citizenship with us. Capt. J. D. Meynardic Dead. It will be sad news to railroad men throughout the Plant System to learn that Capt. Meynardic, the veteran railroad conductor, is no more. He died at his home in Jacksonville, Fla., yesterday morning at G:30 of bowel trouble. Way back iuto tho sixties Capt. Meynardic was the fir# [conduc tor that ever brought a freight train into Thomasville, and no man in the service was better known and liked by all than he was. Universal regret was expressed here yesterday on learn ing of his death, though it has been expected some time. At the convention of Knights of Honor, recently held in Indinapolis, the cordial reception and courteous treatment accorded the southern mem- bars, were so much appreciated that a Georgia delegate took occasion to ex press his sense of the goodness of the people through a reporter of the Indi anapolis News. Georgians know how to entertain strangers within their gates, and they duly appreciate any kindness that may be shown. These exchanges of courtesies between citizens of differ ent sections arc tending to break up all jectional feeling and cultivate na tional brotherhood. Monticello Items. We get the following infesting items from the Monticello Constitu tion. Messrs. Moore & Williams, of Thomasville, were in town yesterday and gave out the contract lor clean ing ofl the lot for the brick yard. They have ordered|the machinery and will commence the manufacture .of ■brick in a very short while. Mrs. T. C. Thackston and cTiildren left on Monday for Fort Valley, Ga., jvherc she will spend 'The summer with her sister, Mrs. Katie Whitfield. The few drops Monday afternoon was just enough to remind us that there was a little rain still left and we may daily expect a shower. Mr. Young McIntyre and Mrs. Thos. McIntyre and two grand-sons, of Thomasville, were visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. A. W. Simmons this week. Mr. James Brandon, of Thomas ville, spent Sunday in the city. Cards are out for the marriage of Mr. W. P. Grantham aud Miss Mag gie Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Taylor, on Wednesday evening, June 12th. There will be in the neighborhood of two hundred aud fifty thousand brick used in building in this city this summer. We expect to see ten times that many used next summer. The opera in Quincy last week was a decided succcsss. The Monticello young people who took part in the play have returned home, and wc understand arc enthusiastic over get ting up' a opera in this city very soon. The surveying corps of the Augus ta, Thomasville and. Gulf Railroad lire vigorously pushing the work south ot Tallahassee towards Cam- belle. WOOLFOLK ONCE AGAIN. Sanderson’s Crops Suffering Sanderson, Fla., May 29.—The continuance of the drought much longer must affect the yield of cotton and corn. The planting season opened very late, many having recently re planted. This was caused by tho cold wave in the first part of May, which destroyed the seed. The fruit crop will be an average one. The Notorious Prisoner Will Cost Seven Thousand Dollars. . Macon. Ga , May 28,—Once again Tom Woolfolk becomes a leading top ic of conversation, by reason of his trial set to lake place at Perry, on Monday, June 3d. Airangements have been' made bv the Central railroad to run a special train- to Perry from Macon on Monday night, leaving here at 6:30, in order to accommodate the witnesses, lawyers and all others connected with the case. There will be fully rso such persons. There are 125 witnesses alone, and to each of these witnesses Bibb county will have to pay $2 per day and allow 623 cents per mile for every mile traveled going to and from the trial. It is estimated that the Perry trial will cost Bibb county not less than $7,000. It is possible that both sides will be ready for trial. Capt. Rutherford lias announced that he will be well enough to go into the trial. Woolfolk liimsell says be is anxious for the trial to take- place. He says that he is tired slay ing in jail and does not wish any post ponement. He is prepared to accept the verdict, whatever it is. He insists on the belief that the jury will not hang him. Railway Mail Clerks Washington, May 29.—The civil service commissioners gives notice that in order to secure ample registers of persons eligible for appointment to the position of railway mail clerk from the following named states and territories, special examinations of ap plicants for that position will be held by the United States civil service commission on Wednesday, June 12, at Jacksonville, Fla., Atlanta, Savan nah and Macon, Ga.; New Orleans and Shreveport, La.; Vicksburg, Jackson aud Oxford, Miss.; Charles ton aud Columbia, S. C. We are taking orders for all kinds of printing at New York, Savannah, or any other place, prices. Givo us your orders and wc will duplicate any prices you get. NEW ARRIVALS. Gulden Russet apples, large Messina Lem ons. Fresh Oatflakcs in Bulk, at • A. C. Brows's 5 31 2t The Jackson St. Grocer. SIGNAL SERVICE BUREAU ——AT K. Thomas Jr's-126 Broad Street. 0.3. Boncluranfc Vouuteer Observe Weather Bulletin for the 29 hours ending at 7 o'clock P., M. May 28, 1889. Tempeuatubb. 7 a. m .70 2 p. m ......81 1 7 p. m G9 Maximum for 24 hours 81 Minimum “ “ “ ,....57 Rainfall Latest felegraphic 5 Ni lews. The Preliminary Survey for the Road to Cordele. Fort Valley, Ga., May 28,—Un der the supervision of President S. H. Hawkins, Colonel H. C. Harris and Chief Engineer H. L. Collier, the surveying corps offthe Atlanta and Florida extension started out ''this morning to make a preliminary sur vey of the route iront here to Cordele. They will survey one route going and one on their return. After an approx imate estimate they will take the cheapest route. The time of the pre liminary survey will be only a few weeks, then the line will be perma nently located, and. grading com menced, which will be pushed as fast as money, men nnd mules can push it. At no far distant day Atlanta and Fort Valley will have an independent line to d-iep water, thus placing both cities in a much better position as to freight rates. There arc many inquiries for resi dences aud building lots here, which can only be accounted for by the cer tain extension of the Atlanta and Florida railroad, which will prove a great boom to the property owners of our town and vicinity. There is no use doubting, Fort Ynllcy is fast coining to the front and ero tho lapse of many years will occupy a promi nent commercial position in southwest Georgia. It gives us pleasure to note wprk.j5qing.qn iu puy old to add our commendation to'all that might be said favorable to that town and section. When ive get our road to Cordele, and the Fort Valley road reaches that poiiit. wc shall exnect both town's to improvi. The First Trip. Americus, Ga., May 28.— A spe cial train of nine coaches left Atuer icus this morning for Columbus via the .Savannah and Western railroad, loaded with firemen and their frieitdB, who went to attend the firemans’ tour nament in that city to-day. This was virtually the first passenger train to go over the new road, and made tiie trip without accident hr delay. The excursionists returned to Araer- ious to-night. Thus is opened tip nuother route to the West if wo could get to Cordele. A line from Thomasville to Cordele will connect us with Savannah, At lanta, Macon and Columbus over two different lines in each ease, tints giving us the benefit of competition. Hurry up the work. Tlte line to Cordele is being pushed from Fort Valley. Haytian Commissioners. Washington, May 29.—It is re garded as probable by those in the se crets of the state department that neither Lew Wallace nor Beverly Tuck er will go to Hayti. Mr. Wallace is sincerely desirous not to go. Mrt Tucker wants to go, and is very much broken up because he cannot go, but that lie cannot seems certain. “I never made the same mistake twice,” Picsident is quoted as saying to-day. Secretary Blaine still stands by Mr. Tucker, and insists that the objections to Mr. Tucker are really hitting at him. He thinks that Mr. Tucker is a much abused man, who has been vin dicated by his appointment pnder for mer republican administrations from any and all aspersions cast upon him. But Secretary Blaine is not President. The matter will probably be discussed in tnc cabinet Friday, and it may be indefinitely laid upon the table. Woolfolk in Jail at Perry. Perry, Ga., May 29. —Thomas Woollolk arrived in Perry this morn ing. He left Macon on the 3:15 train, escorted by the sheriffs of Bibb and Houston counties. At Fort Valley the sheriff of Houston took charge of thq prisoner with the assistance of his brother and F. C. Houser. They took Woollolk by private conveyance to Perry jail, where he is now safely se cured. PRICES AT LEVY’S Miiny reductions in prices have been made on fine goods to close out for the season. ("all 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 Levy’s Dry Goods House Mitchell House Corner