Are You Superstitious?
If you nre you may find something
among the following to fit your pecu
liar state of mind:
If bees swarm on a rotten tree a
death in the family will ooeur withiu
a twelve month. It is unlucky for a
stray swarm of bees to light on one’s
When cats wash their ears more
than usual rain is at hnnd. The
sneeze of a cat indicates good luck to
Cattle give warning of an earth
quake by their uneasiness.
A cinder bounding from a fire is
either a purse or a coffin.
If a milkmaid neglects to wash her
bands after milking, her cows will go
Crickets bring good luck to a house;
it is unlucky to kill them.
If a crow croaks an odd number of
times it means foul weather: if an
even number, fine.
The clicking or tapping of the bee
tle, called the death watch, is an omen
It forbodes evil to the child if any
one rocks its cradle when empty.
Dogs give wirning of death by
scratching at the dror of a house.
If a rat or mouse, during the night,
gnaw on clothes, it is indicative of
some impending evil.
Pigs running about with straws in
their mouths fortell rain.
If you count the number cf fish you
have caught you will catch no more
It is unlucky if a hare runs across
the road in front of you.
To eat the food which a mouse has
nibbled will give a sore throat.
A fried mouse is a specific for small
To meet a sow with a litter of pigs
is very lucky.
A snider worn in a nutshell arouud
the neck is a cure for fever.
If a swallow builds on a house it
brings good luck. To kill a swallow
is unlucky. When swallows fly high
it will be fine weather, and vice versa.
The Cotton Movement.
The New York Financial Chroni
cle, in its weekly review of the cotton
movement, says that for the week
ending last Friday evening the total
receipts have reached 9,743 bales,
against 13,487 bales last week; mak
ing the total receipts since the first of
September, 1888, 5,4o2,811 bales,
againts 5,344,755 bales for the same
period of 1887-8, showing an increase
since September 1, 1888, of 118,056
Tbe exports for the week reach a
total of 35,976 bales, of which 29,830
were to Great Britain, 769 to France
and 5,382 for the rest of the conti
nent. The total sales for forward de
livery for the week are 219,400 bales.
For immediate delivery the total sales
foot up 11,102 bales, including 4,089
for export, 7,004 for consumpsion.
The imports into continental ports
have been 55,000 bales.
These figures indicate a decrease in
the cotton in sight of 55,002 bales as
compared with the same dnte of 1888,
a decrease of 206,160 bales as com
pared with corresponding date of
1887 and a decrease of 254,312 bales
as compared with 1880.
The old interior stocks have de
creased during the week 2,724 bales,
arc 70,075 bales less at the same per
iod last year. The receipts at the
same towns have been 6,923 bales less
that the same week last year, and
since September 1 the receipts at all
the towns are 80,096 bales more than
for the same time in 1887-88.
The total receipts from the planta
tions since September 1, 1888, are
5,491,6301 bales; in 1887-88 were 5,-
438,766 bales; in 1886-87 were
5,168,816 bales. Although the re
ceipts at the outports the past week
were 9,743 bales, the actual move
ment from plantations was only 5,318
bales, the balance being taken from
the stocks at the interior towns.
Last year the receipts from the plan
tations for the same week were 10,166
bales, and for 1887 they were 3,485
bales. . .
The increase in amount in sight as
compared with the last year is 58,060
hales, the increase as compared with
1886-87 is 508,341 bales, and the in
crease over 1885-86 is 442,663 bales.
Heavy Crop Losses at Hammock.
Hammock, Fla., May 29.—Owing
to a scarcity of rain there is a heavy
Ion in the vegetable cron. Sixty five
per cent, will not more than cover the
damage. It is now nearly seven
months since rain fell. Tbe season
commenced one month later than
usual for shipping. The drought
caused a discontinuance oi shipping of
northern winter cabbage.
Washington, May *9.—Judge Eir.
cry Speer has been summoned here.
Hn ntfcer-ip-law, Dr. Morgan, is
thought to be dying.
“ There was n frop who livod in a spring.
He caught such a cold he could not sin#."
Poor, unfortunate Bntraehian! In what a
sad plight he must have hoen. And yet his
misfortune was one that often befalls singers.
Many a once tuneful voice among those who
belong to the “ p-onus homo ” is utterly spoiled
by ** cold in the head,” or on the lungs, or both
combined. For the above montioued “ croak
er “ we are not mvare that any remedy was
ever devised; but we rejoice to know that all
human singers may keen their heads clear and
‘ ' **— * ’ of Dr. Sage’s
i (J olden Mod-
are sold by
throats In tune by tin* timely
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r it refunded.
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Scrofulous Ulcers broke out till the party was a
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LI I’M ANN BROTHERS, whleaale druggists,
sole manufacturers and proprietors, Lipptnan
fRlock, Savannah, (Ja.
MCRAE & MARDRE.
tdf.nlBSila an! Ratal! \ j >
F. HAWKINS, JR. '
.Attorney ;inet Councellor mi
TIIOMASVIM.E, - - GA
Ollieu with,Me Inly re k .McIntyre
It. COYLE, D. D. S.,
auvllln and vicinity
from 2 to 6 p. in.
Office—On Jackson street.
citizens of Thorn
in. to l p. in., and
MlTCUKLL. . O. MITCIIBU.
JyJITCHELL & MITCHELL.
Thomaavlllo, - - Georgia.
JJAN8ELL & MERRILL.
Attorncys-at-Law and Insur
rhomasvllle, • • • Georgia
Office—Over Watt’s storo.
jg G. McLENDON,
Thomasville, • • • Georgia
Prompt turntl ».i given to al
trusted to him.
Office—Over Watt’s storo, corner
W. BRUCE,.M. D.,
Coiner of Broad and Fletcher streets.
ip S. DEKLE, M. D.,
Office in Hayes Building.
>—Corner College avonue and Mag
mununlcatlon, No. 25 for night
iji M.oi sri-i,
Physician & Surgeon,
OT’OFFICE over Stark’s, corner Broad and
ALTER C. SNODGRASS,
ATTORNEY AT UW AID COLLECTOR OF CLAIM 1.
OFFICE: 121) Broad Street,
J)R. JOKLj B. COYLE
OFFICE, llroad St., oyer Pickett's.
Tko Best and Mbst Pleasant Bouto
and all points
’North & Northwest
-IS VIA THE—
Tiiiioniii schedui.es to
Have just recioved a large let of well
paper, all grades. Ceiling decorations
etc. Geo. W. Fobbes,
AND TO ASHEVILLE,
TBE “LAND OF TUB SKY."
THE SAVANNAH AND AUGUSTA ROUTE.
Passengers from Thomasville to Ashoville
have a choice of two routes, over the Central,
either via Albany, or via Savannoli and Au
gusta. Solid trains Thomaavlllo to Savannah
at 12 50 mid-day, connect with through
Sleeping Cars via Central, for Augusta and
Spartanburg, and gives passengers n da> -
light rid*- betweon Augusta and Ashoville,the
prettiest country in the laud, arriving Ashe
ville at 7 p m—in time sor supper.
ALBANY k ATLANTA ROUTE.
Passengers from Thomasville to Attanta,
Gainesville ana Asheville via Albany should
take tho 'J 30 a m train, which a- rives Atlanta
same evening; C alnesvllle 0 Oi a m and Ashe
ville. N. C., at 7 p tn next day. Direct con
nection is made with tho W. k A in Uuion
Depot in Atlanta, and passengers for Mariet
ta, Ga., leaving Thomasville at 9 3o m, ar
rive at Marietta tho same night.
For further information relative to tickets,
rates, schedules, etc., apply to
F. M. Vandyke, Ticket Agt., Thomasvlllo.
Clyde Bostick, Trav Pass. Agent, Savannah.
K.T. CHARLTON, Gen. Pass. Agt.
N. S. Eaves,
CONTRACTOR and BUILDER
I will bo glad to make contracts ful the
construction of all classes of buildings, pub
lic and private, In either brick or wood.
I will guarantee In every Inatanco to
give satisfaction. Designs and plans drawn
and careful estimates made.
MY Mono—Good, honest work at fair
prices. If you want any building done call
on me. I will submit estimates whether
contract la awarded nm or not. I refer to
the many pabllo bulldlnn erected by me In
Thomasville and elsewhere, and all parties
tor whom I hare worked’
^ L^auvilla, l>w Albany A Chiefs By. to. i<&-
S" 1 ■ ■ W 9 “ '•
Direct Route I
FROM ALL PRINCIPAL POINTS IN
TimSOUTII TO CHICAGO AND
wo through express trains dally, with PullJ
man Paluco llullot Sleeping Cars by night,
and Chair Cars by day, between Cln-
clnnnttl and Chicago, Indianapo
lis and Chicago, and also bo
tween Loulsvlllo and
where close con-
finoctlons are made for
St. Paul, Fargo, Bismark, Pul-
land,3 Omaha, Kansas City, San Francisco
and points intermediate—
New Fast Mail,
Leaving Louisville, Dally except Sunday, at
7 *30 a. ni. Clnclnnatti, Dally, except Sunday
at 7:45. Arriving at Chicago at 6:55.
The most rapid service evor ottompted bo-
tween the Great Commercial Cities on tho
Ohio River and Chicago,
hrough Coupon Tickets, Baggago check
ed to destination, and your sufety and com
fort provided for, aro among tho points that
havo made tho
Universally and deservedly popular.
OHNB. CARSON, Vlco-pros’t and Gon’l Mgr
W. H. MoDOEL, Gen’l Traffic Manager,
E. O. MCCORMICK, Gen.l Passenger Agent
R. W. GLADINO. Passenger nnd Freight Agt.,
158 Broad St.. Thomasville Go.
W. D. SCOTT,
Sheet Metal * *
* Plumbing Works.
hhuve oxpcrloncod workmen in my employ
and am prepared to do all kinds of sheet
metal and plumbing work in tho best possi
GALVANIZED IRON CORNICE, Architectur
al and Ornamental Work in Iron, Zinc or
Copper. SLATE nnd TIN BOOFINO, Sheet
Brass and Copper Work, Plumbing, Gas and
HOTEL AND JOB WORK A SPECIALTY.
I koop on hand a full stock of Bright and
Roofing Tin, Galvanized, Russia. Smoko-
t-tack nud Plain Iron, Shoot Brass, Planished,
’linned nud Plain Coppers; Zinc, Solder,
Spelter and Wire.
My prices aro reasonable and thoso who
contemplate having work done or purchasing
anything in my lino will find It to their in
terest to confer with mo before placing their
orders. Offlco and shop over Watt k Dro.’s,
Broad St.. Thomasvlllo Ga.
is NO PI
Mr. Joseph M. Drcycr offers his services
to tho public as a stenographer and type
writer. All work promptly done and satis
faction guaranteed. Apply to or address,
JOSEPH M. DREYER,
at Me nfcyre & McIntyre** office, Broad st
(Opposite Plnoy Woods Hotel.)
THOMASVILLE, - GA
E. B. Whiddon, Prop.
This house, located In tho most desir
able und central part of the city, Is now
and complete In every particular. Fur
nished in the most elegant manner and
provided with all conveniences of mod
ern hotels. Tho menu is perfect, and
the service rendered by trained and po
lite servants. Terms reasonable, and
prices graded according to accommoda
tions furnished. Carriages from the
house meet all trains.
THOMASVILLE ABSTRACT CO.
ABSTRACTS OF CONVEYANCES
To City anil Country Property, in
Thomas county, furnished at shnrl
Special Pricrs to Real Estate Dealers!
OFFICE:—With Arthur Palten, Attorn.-)
at I.aw, Masonic building,
167 IIiioadSt.. - - Thomasville, C a
Contractors & Builders
Wo will bo glad to make contracts for. or
superintend, nil classos of buildings, public
or nrlrato, In olthor brick or wood. Will fur
nish plans and spcciacalfons If required. It
you wuut any building done call on us, nnd
wo will submit estimates whothor contract Is
awarded us or not. Wo will guarnntoo satis
faction In all our work. Wo refer to tho mnny
buildings erected by us In Tboiuasvillo, and
to all pantos for whom wo havo worked.
Shop on Fletcher st.. 2nd door from Broad.
Thomasville, Oa., April 3,1S81I.
Lands For Sale
Tho 240 acres cf hind In Thomas
county, being parts of lots 01 and 78 In
tho 14th Diet., and known ns the Geo.
W. Whitehurst plucc. Will sell for
$1,000,—ono fourth, one third, or one
half cash, nnd the balance lu from ono
to six years,—to suit purchaser, with
Interest at rate of eight per cent, per
annum on deferred paymonts, payable
annually. For further particulars ad
dress Wm. E Rimuons,
jaul-tt Atlanta. Ga.
I will sell a lot 70
by 196 feet between
Hayes and Calhoun
St. for $250 to right
party—$50 down and
furnish capital to
build the house and
FOR ONE WEEK.
E. M. MALLETTE,
HEAL ESTATE BROKER,
Go to llcppie'a, on llroad at., oppoailc
Mitchell Rouge, for a meal or Oyaterg in .
any shape. Rooms to let, alan, and board
returnable by the day, week or month, tf | TllOmaHViUe. 1 - GteOV n ' 10b
in Improved and
The Anderson Cot
tage, Crawford St.,
next to Whiddon
House and near Pi
ne^ Woods Hotel.
One fourth cash,
balance in five
Real Estate Agency,
BOX 22* fiiTY.