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THOMASYILUE, GEORGIA, THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 20, !8«!).
[ About People You JKnow, or May
PUT IN PITHY PACKAGES.
Mayors court this morning.
,... Mr. f. P. Roberts, of Tallahnssc, is
iii tllo city.
Mf, Dave Elias paid Monticnlld n
Joe Gilbert has returned from Al
N. II. Cherfy, of Baltimore, is at
OF AI,L DESCRIPTIONS,
<u*Ho<mn ;n i •,
Fans and Parasols,
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Hon. J. D. J Harrell, of Bainbridge,
was in town yesterday.
Will LinU wilt very likely be
drummer boy for'tlio Guards.
The Guards have called a mcetim
this afternoon at 5 o'clock for a drill
Capt..Charlie Hiinsell went down
to Montipellu yesterday afternoon.
•Homer Young,of Metcalfe, conies
up in the evenings to attend coni
Mr. W. V. Vail, of St. Louis, Mq.,
was among the strangers at the Stuart
Policeman Coyle and Brown are
on duty aL.tlie college during com
Manager - Haiucs passed through
the city yesterday cn route from j Al
bany on his way to Savannah.
There is much comfort in .the fact
that the blackberry crop is bolding
■out very well. . l! j
Cornelius English, of Leb, in f tills
county, hflB been appointed postmas
ter at Leb. j
Ilev. J. T. Ainsworth, who . has
ebargo of the Cairo circuit, was in the
city yesterday. j
Miss Gussic Sills of Cairo is spend
ing‘a few days with Mrs. O, C. Hnll
on Warren street,
Mr. J. K. Bhaiv of Quincy Fla.,
is visiting Mrs. W. L. and J. W.
Ball on Dawson sheet.
^Attention is called.to the advertise
ment of Mri H.T. Mash. A liberal
reward will be paid for a gold watch
stolen from his bed room on Tuesday
Capt. E. M. Smith’s friends were
.pleased to sec him . at the cashier’s
desk in the Bank of Tliomasville,
Mr. A. H. Aveilhe, superiute
ent, and H. E. Hutchins, of the pas
senger department of the 8. F. & W.
Ry., were in town yesterday looking
up the melon prospect.
Joe Crovatt, one of the best engi
neers on the (4, F. A W. Ry., or any
other road, will pull the throttle on a
Mogul attached to a melon train for
‘th’ VcsPof the shipping season.
Miss Julia Evans played the part
of shepherdess'in the. scene from ^Vin
ter’s Tale Tuesday evening. In the.
hurry of getting up a report at a late
hour the part taken by Miss Julia
was omitted. She did it well, as she
did everything during the evening.
A gentleman, wflosc faith India-'
man nature is almost beyond belief,
very thoughtfully requests the
that Carried off his umbrella to "
Tliomasville is certainly the educa
tional centre of south west Georgia.
.Willi' two excellent colleges it may
well be proud, of the prestige it has in
education and culture.
: x r r x *8 'TRcad- fte new -ftiFoftL M. Mai-
— OALIj AT— H'-. 'tetle-- • He agya hai iaitaiaiito sell the
oo & mmy ,h r
,, 132 Broad St.
Bryafit place in FjttcpjHle if any
body shows a disposition to buy. Iiis
terms arc very inviting.
'.Mr. J. J. Mize, a prominent melon
grower of I’elham, Was in the city
yesterday. He says that I’elham will
not ship over two-thirds as many mel
ons iw last year. The, .drouth has
shortened the crop to that extent,
and the melons arc smaller than last
jyear. ■. i.
Tho Concert Last Night.
Late yesterday afternoon a heavy
cloud canjc up from the west, bring
ing rain. A little later the heavy
mnsses drifted off to the south, ai)d
the sun shone out. After sunset the
clouds doubled on their track and a
slow rain set in, that promised to he
very inconvenient to those that wished
to attend the concert at Young Female
College. After night fall the heavens
were ns, black as ink, but in spite
of ‘ the rain and darkness a good au
dience assembled at the chapel..
We give the programme in its - en
tirety, as it would have been rendered
if all those who were to take part had
been present. Four pieces ot mufie
and the recitations were omitte l.
All the pieces were well received,
and the pupils did themselves and
their tireless teacher, Miss Jones,
“Night Birds Cooing,” by Miss
Julia Evans, “My Beau,” by' Miss
Daisy Mitchell and “Fairly Caught,”
by Miss Livic Pittman, Were cnCored.
The medal, given by Miss Janes,
for the greatest progress, was awarded
to Miss Ruth. Mitchell, delivered by
Hansell Merrill, Esq., in a few' appro
priate' remarks. Honorable mention
was also made of Miss Annie, Carroll,
Miss Livic Pittman and Miss Nc)lic
Pringle. • •
The audience was especially orderly
and appreciative; their presence Was
equally a compliment to 'Miss Jones
‘ J)rift tny Hark, Kucken—Class. i; i
Banks anil Braes Bonnie TJnnirt-e^PiiiMi!—
Livie PittmanU ' * •
Beautiful \>niee, Koiglit-r-Olivc lllnck-
sliear nml difiord Burr.
Fa tan itr.a March, Supjic—Mata Williams
and -Miss Jones.
Baby and I, Doc ksfader--Bessie Viinn,
Nellie Pringle, Annie * Huberts, !Azzlv Car-
roll and Pearl Ward. *
West End Polka, D’Albert — Lottie Humii-
ton, Emma Humphrey and Mary Stevens.
Natalia, Maid of the Mill, Peters—Annie
Lou McKinnon and Hayjr Steven a.
Victoria Quadrillt^Czerny~-Ncifie * Prim-
gif,'.'Lizzie Carroll and Daisy Mitchell.
Night Birds Cooing, ffayers—Julia Evans.
May Breezes Waltz, Krug—Bessie Vann
and Annie Roberts.
Overture to Caliph of Bagdad—Bulb
Mitchell and Mary Stevens.
My Beau, Vickers—Daisy,Mitchell.
Stella Concert Waltz, Sitter—Annie Car-
Come where Sleep the Dewy Violets/Ibilfc
—Julia Evans and Clifford Burr.
La Fanfare rles Dragons, Boscevitz—Cora
Hurst and Annie Lou McKinnon.
Fairly Caught, Diejil—Livic Pittman.
II Trovatorc (FantA.sie de Concert), LlofTt
Becitation, Rock me to Sleep, Mother—
Miss Minnie Pittman.
Reply, Call me not Back from the Echo
less Shore—Miss Alma Dckle.
As Time Rolls Along, Diehl—Class.
Thomasville Chapter, R. A M.,No.
,14, was rc-constitutcd on Tuesday
night, by Past Grand High Priest, A.
M. Wolihin, acting as proxy for the
High Priest. Some sixteen new
companions had been exalted previous
ly, and the chapter now takes its place
among working chapters with a live,
energetic membership. The following
are the officers installed:
S B. Burr, High Priest.
S. L. Moore, King,
J,-/. Stephens, Scribe^
Isaac Griffin, Capt. Host.
,„G.;W. Herring. Principal Sojourner.
--H.! Livick, JR*.A. Captain.
F. B. McRae, M. 3rd Vail.
E. T. Kendrick, M. and Vail.
C. W. Wiggins, M. ist Vail.
M. A. Fleetwood, Secretary.
, J.: Levy, Treasurer.
j. M. Rushing, Chaplain.
. 1 - . Married
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Yesterday morning, at 8-30 o'clock,
at Coney, Ga., Miss Fannie Tiiakhk
and Mr*; Thomas J. Bottoms. The
couple ’arrived yesterday afternoon on
the 5;20 trnin and were driven dircct-
ly.to Mr. Bottoms’ new residence on
* •aw£rifd street. : : ,i.. *
Tom stole a march on his friends;
very fow knew of his intention to
quit his bachelor associates. They all,
however, wish him nml his bride long
life and happiness. And in this wish
the Timks-Entek prise heartily joins.
“One More Unfortunate.”
Jessie Lewis died yesterday morn
ing, between 2 and 5 o’clock, from an
overdose of morphine.
Coroner Johnson chanced to be in,
town and held an inquest nt 10:30
over the body of the poor woman,
Mr. James F. Evans was elected
foreman, and Mr. W. H. Mitchell
was elected clerk. The foUS^png gen
tleman composed. the Jury: James
F. Evans, TV.- IT. Mitohell, T;; J.
Ball, L. H. Jerger, If. Quinn, C. A.
Lloyd, (.’. S. Bondurant, S. A.
Smith, W. If. Bibb,- Calvin Carroll,
I). C. Blanton and W. H. Rogers.
11 was developed by several witness
es that the deceased had been a great
sufferer from neuralgia and had 'litjen
in the habit of taking morphine to re
lieve tho pain. About 10 o’clock
Tuesday night she sent a negro girl
after morphine and it is supposed
took nearly five grains of the deadly
drug. Dr. . Taylor was called
in and found her in a stupor-
He administered antidotes. They
seemed to have the. desired effect and
he left her at 2 o’clock resting quietly*,
Ho-gave instructions to a woman that
was present to remain with her.
Between 4 and 5 o’clock yesterday
morning Mrs. Hutto, who lives near,
came in to sec the woman. She found
After hearing the evidence tlic
Jury found the following verdict:
Geoikma, Thomas County.—"We,
the Jurors, ns aforesaid, find, that
Jessie Lewis came to her death on flic
lUlli of June, 1880,'ill the said state
and county, frgm an overdose of
morphine,-administered by her own
The dead woman''had frequently
‘ expressed herself us tired of life, with
in the past few weeks, and a noto,
without signature, but identified as
tho writing of the deceased, and writ
ten Tuesday night, was found, in
which die spoke of her lust night on
earth. It is therefore quite certain
that she took the deadly drug to end
an existence that had grown unbeara
In speaking of her intention to kill
herself she expressed a desire that her
baby should have her watch and
chain. Tho child is three or four
years old and is with an aunt of the
deceased, Miss Lou Campbell, of
Coroner Johnson took -charge of
the effects of the deceased and yester
day evening she was Inid to rest. Not
many mourners followed the remains
of this “unfortunate.”
Last Saturday night some sneak
thief entered the bed room of Mr. F.
II. Jefi'ers and stole his pants. The
pants were found in the hack yard
on Sunday morning.
The police are on the lookout for
the rascals, ami it is to he hoped they
will he bagged. In the meantime
keep a lookout for the thieves,
The Thomasville Title Guarantee Co.
The Thomasville Title Guarantee
Company lias applied lor charter, as
will be seen by advertisement in this
morning’s paper. The incorporators
number some of the best business men
in the city.
Too Pure for Earth.
Born unto Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Wliiddon, on the 14th, a sweet little
boy. Its pilgrimage on earth was
very short as it passed into a better
and higher world, yesterday morning.
The funeral took place from the
residence of Mrs. Vcntulctt at 3:30
o’clock yesterday afternoon.
The deeply grieved parents have
ti c earnest sympathy of the comtnu*
nily.—Albany News uml Advertiser.
Mrs. Dr. Dekle received a letter
yesterday morning from (,'cutreville,
Fla., bringing the sad news that the
fifteen year old sou ol Dr. and Mrs.
J. M. ('urn was killed while cutting
a bee tree near that place- on Monday.
The friends of the family will sympa
thize with them deeply in the loss of
WpsUierlhtrttptin for the 24 hours ending
(It 7 o'clock I*. M Juno 10, (889
Maximum for 24 hours
Minimum/ 1 . 11 11
The Woolfolk Case—A Storm in Kansas—
Reintered After Seventy-Four Years-r
Indiana Storm Swept -Tho Dead
- Paris, June 18.—The “Evcncmeht"
says that Mine. Adelina Patti is seri
Brunswick, Ga., June 18.—fhc
second day of the St. Simon’s cncaip-
ment opened with good weather.
Sunshine took, the place of ruin
and tlic spirits of the soldiers rose
with the appearance of the sunt
Perky. Ga., June 18.—All the
witnesses in the Woolfolk ease were
discharged this afternoon except four
for tlic defense. They will atriyei to
morrow. Argument will commence
at 8:30 o'clock to-morrow morning by
Solicitor General Felton. ‘ 1 j
Con.cori), N. II., June ' 18.—The
Senate this forenoon took a ballot for
United States senator, which resulted
as follows: Harry Bingham 6,'Wil
liam E.'Chandler 18. In the House
a viva voce vote for'Senator resulted:
D. K. Knowles 1, J. IT. Galllnger 1,
Luther E. McKay 3, Harry Bingham
137, William E. Chaudto 105.
Wichita, Kan,, June IS.—The
violent ruin storm on tho headwaters
of Walnut river caused an immense
food to reach Augusta and Eldorado;
about midnight Sunday. The witters
came rushing up into the towns,
washed away 1,500 feet of tradk ot
the Missouri Pacific railroad. and.caK
ried away twelve residences.’
- Chattanooga, ■ Juno 18.—Tho re
mains of John Sevier, the first gover
nor of Tennessee, reached here to-day
at noon from Montgomery, Ala., near
which place they were exhumed yes
terday, after a burial of sovonty-tour
years. The casket was in charge of
Gov. Taylor.and staff and a committee
of the. legislature,. The party was
met nt the station by the local mili-,
tnry companies and by citizens, and
tlic casket was taken to the chamber
of commerce, where it remains in
state in charge of. a gunrd of • honor.
The remains will ho trkcii to Knox
ville to-morrow and reinterred.
Johnstown, Pa., June 18,—This
morning eleven bodies were blown
upon the wi cckagc above the railroad
bridge. They were all horribly dc
composed -and could not, on ac
count of the offensive odor, bo identi
fied. Blasting is still going on, and
the work seems to be systematized.
•Occasionally- n corpse is found
buried in the debris and rubbish
throughout the town, hut the most
prolific spot is the mass of wreckage
above the railroad bridge. The army
of men on the wrtekage at that point
are rapidly clearing the place, but the
contractor said to-day that he would
yet have several weeks’ work before
his contract is completed.
The prohibition -amendment was
carried here to-day by a majority of
two votes, The votes cast were 1 446
for anrl 44-1 against the amendment.
Not half the vote was cash
Rai.eicii, N. C\, June 18.—A test
was made to tiny on the Raleigh and
Gaston Railroad, in the presence of a
number of prominent imlroad men, of
a process recently invented by Baylus
Cadea, of this county, for telegraph
ing to and from hiovinjj trains. The
current is maintained by means of a
drag, iiliicli is attached to the car,
ami which slides over a set of w ires
laid along the track. Messages were
received from tlic offices at Raleigh
and Greensboro, while tho train was
running at the rate of thirty miles an
Professor Wiggiii, having become
disgusted with the weather, because it
will not arrive on schedule time to
suit his predictions, has turned his
attention to matters of which lie knows
less about—if that were possible. TIo
claims to have discovered that the
earth is receding from the sun atfd
The Constitution -pays a beautiful tlwt our temperature must necessarily
,, “ , grow colder. Wiggm would havo
tribute to Miss Mary Lizzie Neal, who
died iu Atlanta this week. The young
lady is well remembered here,’ having
been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. M.
Smith, two or three winters since, for
iggm would havo
liad mi nv more converts to his theory
If he had made this discovery* in the
fall. In a few weeks the weather will
lie so disgustingly hot that the 8Uh,
instead ot being farther away from
us, w ill seem close enough to hit with
a brick.—Norristown Herald. ! “
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