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THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA, SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 23, 188!).
News Notes About Town
About People You Know, or May
PUT IN PITHY PACKAGES.
Joe Mnrdrc went to Boston yestcr-
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Mr. Chas. A. llaync, of New York,
is at the Whiddon.
Mr. \V^B. Dakes, of Chastain, was
in town yesterday.
Miss Belle Mitchell left yesterday
for a visit to Amcricu3.
Agent Torn Wright, of Montieello
was in town yesterday.
Mr. W. V. Vail, ol St. Louis, is
among the strangers at the Stuart.
There were no cases on docket in
the police court yesterday morning.
The fence nround South Georgia
College has been painted white.
Mr. Ben Dowd, of Ft. Mason,.Fla.,
is among the guests stopping at the
Mrs. C. H. Thomas, of Fowltown,
was in the city yesterday for a few
■ Mr. Theadorc Titus left
morning for Chattanooga, Tenn., to
spend the summer.
Mrs. Lucy Wimberly, of Cairo, is
visiting Mrs. B. I). Ainsworth, on
Several cadets in umlorm passed
through the city yesterday en route
home from College.
Mrs. Townsend and sister, Miss
Moss,_ are spending some time with
Iricnds in Quitman.
cial contingent will swarm at the
Mr. C. A. Ross, ot the Central Ky.,
is in the city, stopping at the Wliid
Mr. J. L. U. Cochran, of Camilla,
is visiting his aunt., Mrs. Kate Coch
Justice Mardrc had a •possessory
warrant case before him yesterday
morning. It was only “a lamily
Dr. T. M. McIntosh went up to
Camilla yesterday to perform a surgi
cal operation at that place.
Messrs. H. IT. Davis and Robinson
Wallace, of the Louisville and Nash-
villo R. R., wdft in the city yester
Sheriff A. B. Byrd, of Ozark, Ala.,
passed through the city yesterday cn
route to Montieello, Fla., after a mur
dcrer. He will return to day.
Will Jeter, who has been with
John Stark for sometime, will start to
work in the railroad machine shops
Miss Barnard, of Montieello, who
lias been visiting Mrs. T. N. Hopkins,
returned home yesterday. Mrs. Hop
kins returned with her, and will spend
a few days at her old home.
July 4th promises to be a lively day
here. The Guards will be out lor a
drill, and the Thomasville gun club is
preparing an attractive programme of
match shoots. Other amusements
will probably be organized.
Messrs Beauregard and George
Clewis and Mr. Carroll returned, yes
terday, afternoon from Hampton
Springs, where they hive been in tamp
for a week.
Mr. Lewis Bouchclle, son of Dr.
B mchelle, who hns been teaching
school at Blackshear, has returned to
spend vacation at home. He will re
turn in about three weeks.
Mr. Mark Rush, who was police
man at the depot during the past win
ter, has returned from a visit to his
old home in Indiana. He spent some
time in Chicago, Ill, while out West,
If it is true, as stated, that Thomas
ville makes up purses for tramps,
who are then sent away, all the tramps
in Georgia will pay her a visit within
the next three months.-—News.
Thomasville and her people arc
noted for their charities, but they do
not carry them to the extent indicated
in the above paragraph. The incident
giving rise to the above, occurred in
Judge Mitchell’s Court, and does
credit to him and Ins officials. A
poor, - half starved, sick, emaciated
specimen of humanity, was arraigned
for vagrancy. His condition natural
ly appealed to the sympathies of the
court. The result was a purse made
up on the spot and presented to the
O, no, Thomasville doesn’t make un
purses for tramps as a rule. But she
works them on the chain gang. And
that is just where every healthy
tramp in the state oughy.o lie.
We half suspect that our big con
temporary wants to rid Savannah of
tramps, and so circulates the good
news that Thomasville will make up
purses for them and send them on
their way rejoicing. Just let some of
those fellows try it. Wo will have
them shoveling dirt in less tliuii no
The chain gang is now at work ex
cavating for the sewer pipe, on Jack-
son street, which is to run from Daw
son to Madison avenue. As soon as
it is laid, all connections near Jackson
street will he made with the main
sewer. It i3 of about 15 inch diame
ter, and it will be ample for all pur
poses of the territory covered. This
is a movement in the right direction,
and should be followed, at proper
intervals, by others in localities where
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Mess. Ball Bros, received a fine lot of
peaches from the orchard of Maj. Geo.
T. Jones, at Fort Valley, last even
ing. Call early if you wish some of
them. They will receive thorn regu
Idle Negro Boys.
At all hours of the day, and far
info the night, the streets of Thomas
ville arc infested with a crowd of idle
negro boys, taking their first lessons
in idleness and its result, crime.
These boys arc noisy, dirty and disa
greeable. Keep them off tho streets.
Rev. G. G. N. McDouell has ic-
turned from Macon, where lid has
been in attendance on the commence
ment exercises of Wesleyan Female
College. Ho has been one of the
Board of Trustees of this time honored
institution for fifteen years.
Attention is called to the card of
Hunt & Voorhces, 17!) Readc St,,
New York, who arc commission mer
chants, handling melons, pears and
other fruits and produce. Remember
them in making your shipments. .
Dr. Walter R. Ashe, of Albany, is
spending a couple of days in the city
ns the guest of Cnpt. W. M. Ham
Did you happen to think yesterday,
that ’twas the longest day in the year?
And last night was the shortest night
out of the 305. The heat of the great
pendulum is a little shorter to-day-
null very little.
Mr. Sidney Scott, formerly express
messenger between here and Chatta
hoochee, but now on the B. & W. Ry.,
passed through yesterday en route for
a visit to Batnbridge, his home.
Quincy sends a fair representative
to the commencement exercises. Miss
Roberta Smith, second eldest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Abe Smith, is
visiting Mrs. Woodbury and ^trs.
Massey, on Warren street. Miss
Berta is one of Quincy’s fairest flow
ers, and we predict for her a pleasant
time in our city. May she return to
Quincy carrying with her many pleas
ant memories as the outgrowth of her
trip to Thomasville.
The farmers complained a short
time ago about the drouth. If the
wet weather continues they will soon
Wfticking about that.
News from the Wanderers.
Indian Si'KiNd, Ga., )
June Iff, 1HN!). |
Dear Sirs—As \vc promised to keep
you posted as to our whereabouts, wc
will-coninience by saying wc are now
at Indian Springs. Wc drove from
Thomasville to Macon and left our
horse there, and took the train to
Brunswick. There we met our old
friends, M. Isaac and wile, also Joe
Love; Joe is in business there. From
Brunswick we took steamer to Cum-
berlaml Island to get a sea bath. We
got plenty of sea, but nothing else; the
place was so crowded wc could not
even get room to_ sleep on the floor,
but had to hang out doors, in ham
mocks. We returned to Macon Thurs
day morning end drove through For
syth to Indian Springs. Wc intend
spending several days here.
Wc have seen but very little dirt as
good as Thomas county since wc left.
Thomasville is the best little city, in
the state. Wc have enjoyed our trip
so far very much. Wc will write you
again when wc reach the end of our
journey. Yours truly,
Wc hope Mr. Miller and Kd.Thomp
son will not be taken up for tramps.
They can get certificates ot good char
actor by sending to Thomasville.
• Sunrise in Yosemite Valley.
When I awoke the blackness of
darkness still covered tho land, but
there was an indistinguishable some
thing in the east that warned me that
darkness must go, a something that
was not light and yet gave a premoni
tion of (ho light. “And there was
light.” It. stole up, the white silvery
light of dawn. There was no color,
as there were uo clouds. Everything
was irv impenetrable gloom and the
light stole gently up and made a hori-
(7/nyyet leaving everything hither-
ward still hidden beneath the pall.
Then the peaks began to define them
selves, the highest first, soon assuming
an irregularly separated appearance
against the light, like mighty teeth in
a gigantic broken saw. Then the
light began to show between the
teeth and the saw appeared to grow
thicker, and to glow thoughout its
length with a bright, silvery light,
more like un electric light than any
thing else. As the light climbed
higher on the horizon, and more of it
Rhone through the clefs, the saw was
demolished and groups of the highest
teetli formed themselves into more- or
less regular fantastic profile faces.
One splendid Punch like profile was
the last to disappear, frightened away
by the advancing light, more potent
than the hangman. Soon I was able
to recognize tho higher anjl further
peaks, then, as the pall was lifted,
those nearer. Thou there shot up
from horizon to zenith a beam of still
whiter light than had yet appeared,
and ipiiekly there were more beside it,
and more and more, until there was a
halo of glory resting on the horizon
and lighting the whole eastern sky. ft
grew brighter ami brighter, finally
disappearing, too glorious to waste
itself oil mortal view, though (he
world was heller for its having lived.
All tho while the foreground was be
coming plainei in the picture and
features recognizable as the gloom lied.
A pinkish light appeared on the edges
of the higher peaks and gradually
changed to a golden glare as it settled
dyyvii over everything. There was a
star, as at Mirror lake, then Old
Sol’s full face and to-day was just
like yesterday, and 1 went to break
fast.—Private letter from II. T.
Mine. Jane Hading has written an
article in which she gives her impres
sions nf America and Americans.
Speaking of American women, she
says: “They possess beauty like the
English and piquancy like the French,
with something added in the shape of
health and spirits, producing a tone
of mind and a frame of body wc know
little about in France. Nowhere in
the world are women so tenderly and
so carefully considcftd as in the Uni
ted States, and that is, no doubt, why
the United States is the only country
in the World—not including my own
—where the young girl is the chief
personage, the characteristic type.”
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O. S. Boiidurant Vountoer Observer
Weiitlicr Bulletin for the 24 hours ending
at 7 o'clock I'. M, June 21, 1883.
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Simon Cameron Paralizcd—Rhode Island
Goes J)ry -Gail Myers Dead Twelve
Hundred People Killed in China—France
and Germany Quieting Down A Disas-
ter at Syracuse,N. Y.
Laxi.-ahteu, Pa., June 20.—Gen.
Simon Cameron was prostrated to-day
at Ids home, Donegal Springs, with
paralysis of the right arnt and side,
and his condition is critical.
I’lioniiKSCK, It. I., June 2u. -The lifth
amendment to the constitution ol' Ithode fs-
land, the prohibitory iimciidmeiit, was To
day repealed by n vote of 5,103 more than
three-fifths of the tolnl vote necessary
carry tlu* amendment. The total vote is
It ejected 3,853
Siianciiai, June 20.—One-half of
the important city of Lachan, in th*
province of Szechuen, was recently
burned. The conflagration rnged
four days. It is estimated that 1,200
persons were killed. Most of them
were crushed in trying to escape from
the narrow streets. Ten thousand
persons are homeless.
Washington, June 20.—Gen. A.
C. Myers, late quartermaster general
of the confederate army, died at his
residence here this morning. He was
a native of Smith Carolina, and grad-
ated at West Point in 1833'.
Indianapolis, June 20.—The su
preme court yesterday decided the
case of appeal by a barber named
Knox, who was arrested and fined
for keeping open on Sunday. They
arc not works of necessity, within the
meaning of the statute, and tv judge
ment of a find in the lower court is
Hamjidiw;, Juno 20.—Tho Ham
burg Correspondent ('newspaper) as
serts that tho relations of Germany
with tho French government under
President Carnot are 1 rotter and more
cordial than they have been with any
previous French government.
Johnstown, Pa., June 20.,—Six
teen bodies were found to-day, and
many of them, on account of the ad
vanced stage of decomposition, were
promptly buried, after being com.
pietely covered with oil. The stench is
becoming daily more sickening and
Richmond, Va., June 20,—Gov.
Lee has received a letter from Rev.
James IT. Taylor, of Rome, N. Y.,
offering to return to the state tho sil
ver plate taken from the coffin of
Lord Botetourt at Williamsburg dur-
ng tho war. Taylor discovered the
date in a jeweler's window. The offer
ms been accepted.
Syiiacisi:, N. Y., June 20.
About 500 Hpracuscans attended the
picnic ol the Catholic Benevolent Lc-
iott at Frenchman’s Island, hi Onei
da lake to-day. On the return trip
to-night the. steamer Oneida became
unmanageable, its rudder being lost
or broken. The boat collided with the
railroad bridge at Bowcrton, and
many people were swept into the
Fifty pieces Dress
styles, at 6 3-4 cents
Dry Goods loose
Mitchell House Corner|!
Mr. Garnet Stone, of Boston, is now
traveling agent of the Ocean Steam
ship Company. Uo was in the city
yesterday looking up the watermelon
crop m tins vicinity. Fvery body knows
Garnet, and it is safe to say that lie
will get liis share of the “Kolb Gems.”
'•in the Memphis Appeal.
If the south generally could be heard
it would, to a man, be in favor ol Geor
gia sending General Gordon back to
the United States senate. He is by
long odds the best public speaker m
this section, is a man o/ sound demo
cratic principles, and while aggressive
in their defense, never fails to win with
Ins opponents, lie is a man of
the courage ol his convictions, and
genial and generous to a fault.
An Australian who was hanging to
the lieein of a bridge and realizing
that lie must fall, made a verbal will
to a companion, disposing of about
850,000 worth of property, and the
courts sustained it. Once in a while
the courts do a sensible thing.
_ We have a splendid article of strictly
first-class syrup, put up in small bar
ds for family use. Call and see It.
Bass & McKinnon,
HO Broad Street.