WONDERS OF THE WORLD.
(Continued from 4th page.)
now in use daily conveying trains
across the Straits ofCarvuinez,between
Benecia and Port Costa. The Solano
is 460 feet long, 116 feet wide, and zo
feet depth of hold. She has eight steel
boilers, four rudders and a tonnage of
3,84. tons. On her decks are four
railway tracks, with capacity for 48
ordinary freight cars and 2 locomo
tives, or 28 passenger coaches of the
The famous Corliss engine, the larg
est ever constructed, and the one used
to drive the machinery in the great
hall at the centennial ol 1876, is now
in the shops of t£e Pullman Car Com
pany, at Kensington, near Chicago,
III. The writer is aware that thisdiffers
from other statements that have been
made, it being generally supposed that
the Emperor of Brazil bought the en
gine and removed it to his own coun
try. He did talk of buying it, but the
bargain was never consummated
This tireless giant works in an up
right position, is over 40 feet high, of
1,400 horse power and has two 40-inch
cylinders and a io-foot stroke.
The largest locomotive ever con
structed prior to 1880 was that made
at the Baldwin Locomotive Works
during the early part of 1879. It was
turned out ready for use April 10th of
that year and named ■ Uncle Dick.
Uncle Dick weighed 130,000
pounds; was 60 feet from headlight to
the rear end of the tender He is now
at work on the Atchison, Topeka and
Santa Fe road.
As before stated, Uncle Dick was
the most powerful locomotive in the
world prior to 1880. During the year
1883 the same works that constructed
Uncle Dick turned out several locomo
tives for the North Pacific railroad,
each weighing 180,000 pounds.
During the same year, as if to over
shadow the Baldwin works, the Cen
tral Pacific Company caused to be
built at their shops in Sacramento,
Cal., what are really the largest loco
motives in the world. They have eight
drive wheels each, the cylinders arc 19
inches in diameter, and the stroke 3
feet. These engines weigh, exclusive
of tender, 123,000 pounds, and with
the tender, as Uncle Dick’s weight was
given, they weigh almost 190,000
pounds, said to be about 23 tons above
Baldwin’s best efforts.
The largest and costliest private
mansion in the world is that belonging
to Lord Bute, called Montstrout, and
situated near Rothesay, England. It
covers nearly two acres, is built in
gothic style; the walls, turrets, and
balconies are built of stone. The
immense tower in the centre of the
building is 120 feet high, with a balco
ny around the top. The halls are
constructed entirely of marble and
alabaster, and the rooms are finished
in maliagony, rosewood and walnut
The fireplaces are all carved marbles
of antique design. The exact cost of
this lairy palace is not known, but it
has never been estimated at less than
Paris claims the largest theater in
the world. It is of solid stone, fin
ished with marble floors, and covers
about four acres of ground.
The largest hotel in the United
States, and probably the largest in the
world, is located at San Francisco, Cal.
It is nine stories high and cost $3,500,-
000. It is named the Palace and has
accommodations for 1,500 guests.
New Orleans boasts the largest cus
tom house in this or any other land.
It was begun in 1840, and over 'thirty
years elapsed before it was finished
and ready for use. It is built of Quin
cy granite, the interior being finished
in finest marble. It has 111 rooms;
hight from the pavement to the lop of
the cornice is 80 feet, and to the top
of the light on the dome 187 feet. The
dome itself is 49 feet square and 61
feet high. Estimated total cost of
The largest school in the world is
the Jews’ tree school of Spitalsfield,
England, which has a daily attendance
Waiting Thirty Years for Her Lover
From the Chicago Tribune.
. A romantic story is connected with
ihe life of a woman who frequents the
railroad station in Manchester, N. H.
She is about 50 years old, but now
bent with care, and her long hand
some tresses streaked with gray; she
always carries a traveling bag in her
hand, and as the crowds arrive she
scans each person eagerly, and then
turns sadly away. The woman some
thirty years ago was one of the belles
of the city, courted by many. The
favored lover, however, followed the
One day he left for a voyage. Their
troth had been plighted, and on his
return he was to lead her to the altar,
but the sailor lover never returned,
and no message cqme to explain his
absence. The grief and disappoint
ment caused the woman a long illness
When she recovered she insisted that
her lover was true, and tven if he was
otherwise she would remain constant,
For this reason she goes to the rail
road station to greet him home, and
almost every day for the last thirty
years, winter and summer, spring and
autumn, in fair weather and foul, she
has beep there on this errand. She
is retiring in her disposition, and
neyer frequents the waiting rooms or
mingles with the crowd upon the plat
“The Old Oaken Thicket,
The Iron-bouml Bucket,
The Moss-covered Bucket,"
ifl very likely the one that 1ms conveyed poi
sons to your system from some old well,
whoso waters have become contaminated
from sewers, vault*, or percolations from the
soil. To eradicate these poisons from the
i spell of malarial.
typhoid or bilious fever, uml to keep tlio
liver, kidneys and lungs in a healthy and
vigorous condition, u e l>r. Pierce's Golden
ing and purifying tli
all manner of blooM-
what cause they la
originating from a i
from impure * ’
digestion, and c
plaint," and Oh:
better. Koroma, Erysipelas,
and Swellings, Enlarged till
disappear under its use.
, thereby cicans-
n, freeing it from
no matter from
.<•». All diseases
r deranged liver,
to its wonderful
ulate8 tho stom-
tiic appetite and
sin, " fiiver Cora-
ry" is the only
- . dd by druggists,
under a positive gunra-iitec of its bene
fiting or curing in every ease, or money paid
for Ft will be promptly returned.
Copyright, 1?. C S, by Wc
>*S Dis. Mep. ASS’N
Formerly the F. It. A: N, i'o,
Standard Timb Used—June 2,1889.
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1,2, 7, 8, 9,10,13,14 Dally.
62, aud G3 Dally.
3,4, 23, 24, Daily,except Sunday.
30 Daily except Sunday. 31 Dally
845 p-4 30 a Lv -Jacksonville Ai
1005 p-GOO a Ar Fcranmllnn Lv
__ 5 and G dally, except Sunday.
7 :15 a. m., New Orleans Express. Shortest
and quickest lino to all Middle and West
Florida points, 1'euBacoln, Mobile and New
Orleans. 7:15 a. in. and 7:30 p. in. tralnscon-
ncct Jirough to Thomasvllle, Montgomery,
Nashville, St. Louis. Cincinnati, Chicago, and
all points North und West. Arrive at 2:45 p,
in. and 3.45 p. m.
11:45 p. in. Mall and Express f..r all points
South, (Jalnesvillo, Ocala, Leosburg, Taveres,
Apopka, Orlando, TanasolTkeo (St. Catharine)
points South, Ocula, Gainesville,, isecsbi
Tavares, Orlando, Tarpon Springs, Souther
land, St. Petersburg, and Tampa. Arrives at
6:10 a. Hi,
,111:45 a. m. Cumberland Route Express, con
nects at Feruuudlna with steamer City <-f
Brunswick, dally, tor Brunswick, Macon, At
lanta, Chattanooga, Louisville, Cincinnati
8t. Louis and Chicago. Arrives 1:5.) p. in,
4:30p. m. Fernaudinn Mall and Ex pi
dally, connecting Tuesday and Friday with
8tr. St. Nicholas tor Savannah and way land
ings. Thursday with Mallory Steo
New York. Arrives 8:50a. m. Sunday train
loaves Jacksonville 8:45 a. m.
This now scrvlco glvos perfect connections
at Baldwin tor all points North and West, Via
Callahan to all points North, East and West.
Via Fdrnnmllna, connecting with iStr. City ot
Brunswick, for Brunswick, Macon, Atlanta
and all points North and West.
D. E, MAXWELL, A.O. MACDONEI.L,
Gen. Manager. G. P. & T. A.
J. W REID. Agent at Thomasvllle. Ga.
Wcjwill open, Monday, April 1st, at tip
place lately occupied by Mr. 1*. If. Bone
a line Btock of fresh meats. Beef, Mutton and
Our meats are from our own farms, fat,
juicy nnd sweet. We will bo glad to rcc
your patronage and will serve you with the
est meats at the lowest possible prices.
F. P. Horn k Bito
Indian Spring, Ga.
W. A. ELDER Proprietor,
SEASON OF 1889.
For rates, analysis ol water uml infor
6 10 tf E. A. Elder* Manger.
FSTABLIMIIKD I KIN.
E. IS. WOODWARD,
Melons ami Pears Specialties.
174 CHAMBERS ST..
XKW YOB 14.
WALTER H. HILL,
Produce Commission Hut
— FOR THE SALE OF—
Lel’onte Pears and Melons a Specially
200 MJAIYE ST,. NEW YORK.
References: Irving National Bunk, N. Y.
Fruit Growers’ National Bank, Smyrna, Del,
Ilf presented in Thomasville by A. C. Brown.
500 Gars Watermelons,
5000 Baskets of EarlyMs
For which I will pay highest markotCpriec
in cash, or sell on commission, and I will
pay a reward of $25 to the person shipping
me the car of the largest melons thisjseason.
This reward is over and above the market
price of said car when received.
A. I\ PICKETS
\llioIcsalc| Fruit and ProdnecjDcalcr,
Kcfercnce: People’s Bank and other banks
here; also H. (J. Dun k Co., and the wholesale
merchants of this city generally.
-I!)' shii.ping yc
Green and Dried Fruits, Melons
thing you may have, to us.J We have
large trade in the above articles, and
ice your shipments to as good advant-
uny house on the market. We invite
mndence fr<jjn all parties having ftny-
' to sh
SFMMEBS, Multilist>N k CO.,
171 South Water Street,
rcnce: Metropolitan Nat. Bank. iIaw
William Halley & Co.,
Melons a Specialty.
197 WEST STREET,
Hcl'exctRT: New York County National
Jacob T. Bciincll. Joseph ff. Thorn.
BENNETT & THORN,
No. 302 North Front’.St.,
Philadelphia, ■ Pa.
[Bennett & E£all,
Fruits and Produce.
Melons and Pears
No. 1G1 WEST STREET,
Hunt & Voorhee§,
179 READE ST., N. Y.,
Southern Fruit and roduce-
Particular atteutiou paid tojithe
f of peaches, pears aud melons.
Sales reported daily aud returns
JOSEPH PIKE’S SON,
—And Dealer In —
Foreign and Domestic Fruits,
Florida & Georgia Fruits &
US IM nil ri.At K, NEW YOIKK.
Melons and LeConte Pears Solicited.
Represented in Thomasville by A. _C
Brown aud John W. Mitchell
W. C. SNODGRASS. B. F. HAWKINS
filNODGRASS & HAWKINS,
HOmoo. Formorly occupied by Enterprise_of-
Physician A Surgeon,
(£fr*OFFICE over Stark’s, corner ’ Broad and
J)R. JOEL B. COYLE.
OFFICE, Broad St., over Pickett’s.
J II. COYLE, D. D. S.,
Offers hi* services to th citizens of Thom
asvillo and vicinity.
Office hours—From 9 a. in. to 1 p. in., and
MlltLlLI . . < . Fin I ) II.
ITCH El.L fi MITCHELL,
AN SELL & MERRILT .
Attorncys-at-Law and Insur
rUoimisvlllo, . - • Guorgla
Office—Over Watt's store.
A ttoru ey-at-Law,
I’rompt attention given to al
trusted to him.
Office—Ovor Watt’s storo, corner
\V. IHiUCE,, M. D.
S. DEKLE, M. D.,
Office in llayes Building.
Resldonco— Corner Colloge avenue and Mag
Telephono communication, No. 25 for night
PEAR GROWERS & SHIPPERS.
your Shipments to Houses
who have Standing and Ability.
Aflcr careful investigation I have connect
ed myself with the following reliable houses:
W. I. Snyder, John Stout and Wm Gtmblc
& Co., New York, Rcdfiehl & Son. Philadel
phia, Bennett, Band k Co., Boston.
The above houses will act ,in concert and
indeavor to hold the markets up. I will re
main in New York during the shipping sea
son, and give my personal attention to the
business. Receive daily quotations from each
of the markets, and wire to the Timos-Enter-
prise for publication. When your shipments
are scattered it tends to break down the mar-
Jos. S. Norton,
Office 329 Washington St.,
New ^ ork.
Cforsc Oliul, Ambrose Olivit, J. P. Copper,
Melons and Pears Specialties.
335 Washington St.,
Reference: North River Bank.
BY FAB THE
Niff YORK OR BOSTON
OCEAN STEAMSHIP:-: LINE
Central Railroad of Georgia.
SUMMER EXCURSION TICKETS
Now on sale at reduced rates. Good to
return until October 31st, 1889.
Magnificent Steamers and elegant ser
vice. Free from the heat and dust incident
to ail-rail toutes. If you ure sick the trip
will invigorate und build you up. Go east
by sea and you'll never regret it.
Passengers, before purchasing tickets via
other routes, would do well to inquire first
of the merits of the Route via Savannah.
Further information may be had by apply
ing to the Agent at your station, or to
M.S. BELKNAP, W. F.SIIELLMAN,
General Manager. Traffic Manager,
JJE.JT. CHARLTON. CLYDE BOSTICK,
Gen. Pass. Agent. Tray. Pass, Agt.,
FROM ALL PRINCIPAL POINTS IN
THEfSOUTII TO CHICAGO AND
wo through express trains dally, with Pull
man Palace Buffet Sleeping Cars by night,
aud Chair Cars by day, between Cln*
clnnattl and Chicago, Indianapo
lis and Chicago, and also be
tweon Louisville and
where close con
nections are made for
8t. Paul, Fargo, Blsmark, Pol-
land, Omaha, Kansas City, Ban Francisco
and points Intermediate—
New Fast Mail,
Leaving Louisville, Dailyexcept Sunday, at
7 -30 a. m. Cincinnattl, Daily, except Sunday
at 7:45. Arriving at Chicago at 6:55.
Tho most rapid service over attempted be
twoen tho Great Commercial Cities on the
Ohio Blver and Chicago.
airl hrough Coupon Tickets, Baggage check
ed. to destination, aud your safety and com
fort provided for, nro among tho points that
have made the
Universally and deservedly popular.
OHNB.CAU30N, Vlco-pros’t and Gen’l Mgr
W. H. McDOEL, Gou'l Traffic Managor,
£. O. McCORMICK, Gen.l Passongor Agent-
11. W. GLADING. Passongor and Freight Agt.
158 Broad St., Thomasvllle Ga.
W. D. SCOTT,
Sheet Metal *
* Plumbing Worlcs.
I have experienced workmen In my employ
and am preparod to do all kinds of shoot
mptal aud plumbing work in tho beat possi
GALVANIZED IRON CORNICE, Architectur
al and Ornamental Work In Iron, JSlno or
Copper. SLATE And TiN HOOFING, Sheet
Brass and Copper Work, Plumbing, Gas and
HOTEL AND JOB WORK A SPECIALTY,
I keep on hand a full stock of Bright and
Roofing Tin, Galvanizod, Russia, Smoko-
stack aud Plain Iron, Shoot Brass, Planished,
Tlnuod aud Plain Coppers; Zinc, Soldor,
Spelter und Wire,
My prices are reasonable and those who
contemplate having work done or purchasing
anything In my line will find it to their ln«
torost to confer with mo before placing their
orders. Offico and shop over Watt & Bro.'s,
Broad St., Thomasvillo Ga.
(Opposite Pinoy Woods Hotel.)
THOMASVILLE, - GA
E. B. Whiddon, Prop.
This ltouso, locate.! In tho most deslr-
ablo and control part bt the city, Is new
and comploto in every particular. Fur
nished in tho most elegant manner and
provided with ull conveniences of mod
ern hotels. Tho menu Is perfect, and
the sorvieo rendered by trained andjpo-
llto servants. Terms reasonable, and
prlcos graded according to accommoda
tions furnished. Carriages from the
houso moot all trains.
MM & LeM,
Contractors & Builders
Wo will bo glad to make contracts for, or
superintend, all classes of buildings, public
or prlrato, In oltber brick or wooa. Will fur
nish plans aud specifications if requlrod. If
you want any building dono call on us, and
wo will submit estimates whothor contract Is
awarded us or not. Wo will guarantoo satis
faction in all our work. Wo refer to tbo many
buildings erectod by us In Tboiqasvlllo, and
to all parties for whom wo have workod.
Shop on Flotchcr st., 2nd door from Broad.
Thomasvillo, Ga., April 3,1889,
B. D. PUDGE,
Tin and Hollow Ware,
Gnu ii Sporting; Goods
of all kinds, and agent for
King’s Powder Co.
The Old Bill Bryant
place on Jackson St.,
Good neighbors, and
convenient to South
Georgia College and
Terms so easy that
anybody having the
will, can have a good
tome. Apply imme
This new and beautiful hotel, elegantly
ELECTRIC BELLS, GAS,
First class in all of its appointments, has
been leased by M. G. Whitlock, former own
er and proprietor of ttie late
llis table and service will satisfy tho most
fastidious. His beds arc delightful, Terms
REAL ESTATE BROKER,