THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA, SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 15, 188H.
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Ripe tomatoes are on the market.
See rates to the various watering
Have you given anything for the
Mr. S. Alex Jones returned yester
County court was in session yester
The most expert can pen the “pigs”
in less than a minute.
A fairer flower never blushed or
bloomed in June, than Miss ,
whose eighteenth birthday occurred
Born and reared in this fair South
land, the roses have budded and blos
somed bn her checks for eighteen
summers. From the tiny little todler
through the stages of playhouse, dolls
and school days, the woman of to-day
takes her place, looking, perhaps,
wistfully back at the switfly past
years agone, while the fntnre, tinged
and brightened with the allurements
of hope, beckons her on to even fairer
fields and brighter scenes; scenes of
love, happiness and usefulness.
May the future bring all these, and
even more, to our fair young friend,
and may each recurring“leafy June,”
for long, long years to come, find her,
as now, surrounded by loving friends-
Mr J. J. Stephens has a new de
R. H. Davis, of Montgomery, Ala.,
is at the Stuart.
Judge Hopkins returned from his
trip North yesterday.
The Board of Trustees South Geor
gia College will meet on next Tuesday
The colored school children had a
picnic in Paradise Park yesterday.
The Can’t-Get-Away Club is hold
,ng the fort. The membership is
Judge B. B. Bower passed through
the city yesterday cn route to Bain-
Fans and Parasols,
132 Broad St.
Mr. W. T, Varn, of Valdosta, and
Mr. E. T. Hollister, ot St. Louis, are
stopping at the Stuart.
The Savannah fast mail did not
stop for dinner yesterday. It was
thirty minutes late.
Mr. James A. Ball, of Tallahassee,
who has been in the city on a pleasure
trip, has returned home.
The Thomasville Title Guaranty
Company met on Thursday night at
the office of Hansell & Merrill,’ and
organized, the stock having all been
The following arc the officers elect:
S. L. Hayes, President.
Bryan H. Wright,' Secretary and
Arthur Patten, Attorney.
A. P. Wright, John N. McKiuuor.,
S. Steyermau, James Watt, R. C. Bal
four, A. T. McIntyre, Jr., W. E.
Davies, J. II. Merrill, Heury Wight,
The company will commence busi
ness under very flattering auspices. It
is exceptionally well officered and the
need of such a compauy is generally
The mourners' seats in the police
court yesterday were full of penitents
and their frieuds; in fact it was the
largest police court held in many a
day. While convictions and fines
were numerous, they were light, and
in the sixteen cases fined the aggre
gate amounted to only 858. The fol
lowing are the oflenders and the of
Gus llobinsou, two cases, one for
riding on sidewalk and the other for
contempt of court. He was giiren $2
for the iirst offence and 85 in the ‘ sec
Heury Anderson and Willie
Wright, the youths who raised the
row in Sheffield’s Hall at the Colored
Association ball, were fined 85 each.
Tom Bennett, who was lodged in
the guard house Wednesday for re
sisting one of the special policeman,
was given 85 and a caution to give
proper respect to the star at all
Matilda Williams was tried and
Betsy Adams was fined 85 for
drawing au ax on another woman.
Julia Mitchell, Dora Adams, Mary
Williams, Babe Adams, Lizzie Clark,
Julia Simpkins, Lilia King and Ma
ry Hadley, eight colored damsels,
had gone over to the lower portion of
Toekwotten with . the intention ot
running that part of the town, but
succeeded in being run in themselves.
Julia Mitchell aud Babe Adams were
fined 85 each, aud the other six only
83 including cost.
It. Thomas Jr’s 1 126 Broad Street.
O. S. Bondurant Vounteer Observer
Patronize home industry, including
vour local paper. It is one way, and
a mighty good one, to build up a town.
Wooli'olk says he is in the hands of
God. The indications are that he will
soon be in the hands of the hangman.
Mr. John I. Parker went down to
Metcalfe yesterday to return with
Mrs. Parker, who has been visiting
We were pleased’ to meet Mr. Wal
ter Peeples, of the Valdosta Times, in
town yesterday. He took in the
For two hours yesterday the doors
of the undertakers were thrown open
so as to admit all who wished to view
the body of Will Debill. About two
bundled took advantage of the oppor
The sound of saw, hammer
trowel, is heard on-evw hand. .Yog
can’t keep Thomasville down. She
continues to grow and spread, in spite
of the croakeis. Injustice, however,
to the place, we must say there are
very few chronic croakers here. A1
most every man, woman and child
have confidence in the future of the
place. And their confidence is well
Thomasville merchants arc carrying
splendid lines of goods. And they
are selling at prices which defy com
A few more fleeting months, and the
tide of Northern travel will be setting
southward. Let it come. Thomas
ville will be prepared and ready to cate
(or all who come here.
Do you ever slop to'think, at night,
when retiring, that faithful guardians
are watching and guarding the sleep
ing town, through the long hours ot the
Mrs. G. W. Saxon and children
Tallahassee, Fla., will arrive to-day
and be the guests of Mr. Will Ball and
sisters for some days.
Miss Mattie Ball, who has been
visiting the old borne at Quincy, Fla.,
returned to-day, accompanied by her
little sister, Annie Belle. Mr. JVill
Ball came up with th m
Will Ball, who has ostensibly been
on a vml to Quincy, Fla., but who
was found in quite a different part of
the state, by one of our citizens, who,
unwittingly, gave him away, has got
back home. You must watch these
Stand up for your town; talk up for
your town; whoop up your town; in
short, keep it humming. A town is
never completed. There should be no
let up. This is a wonderfully active
and pushing age. Towns and com
munities who sit down and wait to be
built up, wait for somebody to come
along and do the work, invariably get
left. And they deserve to get left.
Some Handsome Mantels.
The Thomasville Variety Works
shipped to Mr. R. H. Barnes, Val
dosta, two of the handsomest mantles
ever made in the-state.
One is a double mantle with a
bairasoine mirror let-into tho top. The
other is a handsome single one. Both
arc made of curled pine, and it is
hard to conceive a prettier wood for
such uses. The designs of their man
tles, showing the grain of the .pine, is
something exquisitely beautiful and
far beyond any painting that man
can do, showing that in some cases
nature, unadorned, is adorned the
most. Nothing can excell in beauty
our curled pine when finished prop
The Variety Works arc prepared
to do work in all of the various woods
common to this section, and with im
proved m’achincry and skilled work
men they can do it in the best manner.
Will Debill paid the death penalty
yesterday for the murder of one of his
race. His late should be a warning
to those who would imbrue their hands
in the blood of their fellow man.
Capt and Mrs. C. P. Hansell went
down to Monticello yesterday. Mrs.
Hansell will remain there some time,
the guest ot Mr. and Mrs. Ben. Baker.
Miss Addie McClellan has a full line
of illustrated papers, showing most
graphically, the horrors of the great
flood disaster in Pennsylvania. Call
early before they are all gone.
Young Female College will be pack
ed to-morrow to hear Rev. Robert II.
Harris. We learn from Mr. Baker
that extra seats will be placed in the
ailes. This will insure comfortable
seats lor everybody. No services will
be held in any of the churches in the
Mr. J. T. Chastain, proprietor of
“Jersey Farm,” contributed ten gallons
of Jersey milk to Mr. Schmidt for the
purpose ot making ice cream yester
day, to be sold for the benefit of the
Remembered the Editor.
Mr. H. E. Dekle, who does business
on lower Broad street, is the first gen
tleman to remember the editor with
watermelon, this season. He has the
thanks of the office for a fine one.
SIGNAL SERVICE BUREAU
Weather RnlMin for the 24 hours ending
at 7 o’clock P. M June 14, 1880.
7 a. 75
2*p. ni ..**01
7 p. 8^
Maximum for 24 hours 01
Minimum “ “ “
$5.00 PER ANNUM
The State Dental Association.
The State Dental Association, which
has been in session at the Ocean
House, Tybee, adjourned yesterday.
Dr. John Coyle was elected one ot
the State Board of examiners,and also
a delegate to the World’s International
Dental Congress, which meets in Paris
September xst of this year.
Grand Secretary A. M. Wollihein,
acting for the Grand High Priest, will
be in Thomasville on next Monday
evening, and will revive Thom-
asville Chapter R. A. M., and confer
degrees. Parties interested are rej
quested to be on hand promptly. All
R. A. M.’s in good standing are re>
quested to attend.
We regret to chronicle the death
yesterday afternoon, ot old uncle
Frank Cray. He was one of the few
remaining old time colored men left
During slavery lie belonged to the
late Col. Iidwnrd Remington. Frank
Cray has always had the confidence
and esteem of the white people
among whom lie has lived. He was a
conscientious Christian. His death
will lie deeply regretted by all. The
remains will be buried to day.
Mr. Schmidt and his eutire force
were kept busy as bees all day yester
day and until a late hour last night,
waiting on customers. Several voting
ladies volunteered and assisted in the
ice cream department. TJje gross re- <
ceipts, which go to the Johnstown
sufferers, will be given to-morrow
Let There Be Light-
Mr. Bullen, of the Thompson-
llouston Electric Light Co., who is
finishing up a plant in Fcrnnudina,
is expected here in a few days.
“When are you going to commence
operations here?” we asked Mr. ' Har
grave, one of the incorporators of the
Thomasville Electric Light and Pow
er Co., yesterday.
“Just as soon as Mr. Bullen ar
“What about your material for the
plant in Thomasville?”
“We have everything here, includ
ing the dynamo. There is nothing to
do but to put the machinery together,
erect the poles, string the wire aud
let the fluid flow.”
Let there be light.
South Georgia College
“Aunt” Ellen Brown, a reliablo old
colored wort an, reports having sc6n a
bear track in Air. J. P. Arnold’s oat
field a few days ago. She says she
was familiar with bear tracks in her
earlier days, and is sure the one seen
a few days ago was genuine.
A. M. Wollihein, Proxy for the Grand
High Priest, will be here Monday even
ing to revive Thomasville Chapter and
confer Degrees. Please take notice.
A Castor Oil Trust.
St. Loits, June 13.—A castor oil
trust is said to be forming in the west,
with a capital of 8500,000. There
are but seven regular castor oil mills
in the country, all blit one of which
are in the west.
These rascals are reversing the or
der of things: they are putting castor
oil up when it is designed to be “put
down.” Each and every one of the
combine should be made to take a lib
eral amount of the “ilc.”
Wash ixc,to.v, June 13.—The rec
ord of examinations at the military
academy, just received at tho war de
partment, shows that Cadet Young,
of Ohio, the only colored cadet at
West Point, failed to pass the final
examinations. On recommendation
of the academic board, ho will be
given two mftntiis’ time to make up
his deficiency, if he cau.
The closing examination exercises in
the above institution'took place yes
terday. The exercises consisted,main
ly, in examining the French and Ger
man classes. They were conducted
by President Lovcjoy.and demonstrat
ed the care with which the pupils have
been taught these languages. The
examinations were highly satisfactory,
creditable alike to both teachers and
Summer Excursion Rates.
We publish this morning summer
excursion rates to various points.
Agent Van Dyke will take pleasure
in giving rates to points not named in
Swilt’s Specific has a brisk and con
stant sale with us, and the universal
verdict is, that, as a blood medicine, it
has no rival.
Lankeord & Toyman,
Druggists, Sherman, Tex.
Mr. Jas. J. McCalley.ot Monet,Mo.,
says he had dyspepsia for eight years,
which made him a wreck, sick andsut
tering during the whole time'. After
trying all the remedies, including all
the doctors in reach, he discarded
everything and took Swift’s Specific.
He increased from 114 to 158 pounds,
and was soon a sound and healthy
If you eaunot attend tho day class
in book-keeping, attend at night, tf.
Monday is the time to join tho class
in book keeping. Join eithet day or
uight. Satisfaction guaranteed. tf.
Fifty pieces Dress
styles, at 6 3-4 cents
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