Them was a timid knock at the
door of the county printing office of
The Weekly Palladium. After the
usual "come in” there entered a faded
and bent old lady, whose dress im
mediately proclaimed her as a resi
dent of the far back townships. She
bad a frightened, and bewildered had;,
and her bombazine dress was dusty
and wrinkled with the long ride she
had taken over the Kansas prairie in
her trip to the county scat.
I regretted having called out. so
roughly, and apologized. She did
not notice my apology, but.asked in a
"Is this the printin’ office ?"
“Yes,” I replied. “What can I do
for you ?”
“I saw ye didn’t have nothing about
John in the paper.”
I did not know John froji Adam,
and was about to tell her so, but was
glad a moment lifter that I did not.
"I told the undertaker,” she went
on, "ter sec that the paper knew
about it, but 1 s’posc lie didn’t.”
“No, be never told mo, I am sure.”
“Yc sec we live out. in Clieevcr
township, an’ yc prob’ly didn’t bear
of John's dyin’. I looked fer it in
the paper, but didn’t see nothin’.
"I’m sorry, but if you will give me
the facts I’ll see that it goes in next
week,” was the only reply that. I could
“John was an awful good boy,”
she began. “He was good ter me, an’
that’s what counts. When we came
West we hnd kindor poor luck. My
husban’ died an’ the other hoys left
me, an’ with debts on the claim an’ no
money ahead I don’t know wlmt I'd a
done’ceptfor John. He worked night
and day, plowin’ an' plantiu’ an’ sow-
in’. He never had a harsh word for
She stopped to wipe her eyes and I
found it convenient to look in another
She continued : "He was 25 years
old, but he looked ten more—lie work
ed too hard. I guess it killed him,
but I didn’t know he was overdoin’.
He wasn’t sick long—just a few days.
I done all I could. Pd have gived
my life for John if the Lord’d let it
be that way. You don’t know how
lonesome the claim is now. Jest me
alone in the sod cabin ; I can’t die, an'
it?* only sorrow to live. I had John
buried on the prnirie so I could go to
him ; I’ll go to him fer good pretty
soon, I hope.”
She sobbed a little and then recover
ed sufficiently to give me the full
name, age, cte., of the dead youth,
after which, her errand accomplished,
*he left me to ride home across the
prairie to the lonely cabin.
If I did not give John a suitable
death notice the next week, if I did
not feelingly portray the u uscl fish hero
ism of the boy whose world was his
mother and whose- ambition was to
aid her in her necessities, it was not
because I did not try. I hope I suc
ceeded in bringing a little comfort to
the heart of John’s mother, who may
he yet waiting to join the noble son
buried beneath the carpet of sod
stretching away from the door
Detroit Free Press.
It Sounds Somewhat Personal.
A couple of Texas sheep-raisers,
being in Austin, went to church. On
emerging from the sacred edifice one
of them said :
“I say, Bill, that preacher was hit-
tin' at us.”
"You bet lie was. He didn’t talk
about nothin’ but lost sheep. Oot
yer pistol ?” asked the other,
"Then let’s wait here till he comes
out, and give him a chance to explain
what he meant by them personal re
Canada is getting her hack up abou t
that affair in Behring sea, where a
U. S. cruiser captured a British sloop
engaged in seal fishing. 11 is hoped
that Canada will not strain her spine,
but will, after a respectable period of
curvature, reduce her anatomy to its
! i Depot official—I regret to say,
v madam, that you have missed connect
ion and there will he no train north
for six hours.
Lady traveler—Very well. If you
will direct me to the nearest large
dry goods establishment, I will buy
something and spend the time wait
ing for roy change.—Burlington Free
XVfilers WILL IT KR1
Which is the fairest, a rose or a lily ?
Which is the sweetest, r noli or a near?
Merry’s coquetish, and charming Is Mill} ;
Dorn is gentle and fair. [her.
Sweet ns a flower was le v face when I kiesed
(Love is the romance m:d glory of life,)
Milly. my playmate, ! love “ like a rister,”
But Dora I '
That is ris
you love, by ,—
Should her h«-nlih become delicate and her
beauty fade nib r marriage, remember-that
this is usually due to functional disturbances,
, marry the girl
will have you.
ders peculiar to
Dr. Pierce’s l av.
teed to give sal
See the printed
nursing mother. 1
ally, Dr. Pieroo't
it painful disor-
tbc cure of which
ptiou is pnaran-
," “ run-down,”
[•scription is tho
inecp.ialed ns an
ratiro tonic, or
bis. Med. ass’x.
regulate and el
bowels. They i:
I'oi nin-h Jflic I'\ I!. * X. <’<*-
Standard Time Used—June 2,1809.
~~| 7 fsOLTffLK.V DTvLsfo.Nn S J~~l“
f,0(TplUii:. a Lv'lVruandtiia Ar, :iuYp' 8 3(1 a
7()(i p 11 45 n J,v
r.sop U27 a by
8 30 p 12-12 p Lv
l» 25p 1 27 p Ar
9 55 p 142 p Ar
10 30 p .2 27 l Al
ii 20 ll 3 02 p A r
5 42 p Ar
G 10 P Ar
8 22 p Al*
Ar! 1 .VIp G 40a
Ar 12 12 p 5 00 a
A r 1158a 3 55 a
Aril 2Sa 3 30a
Ar 10 52a 250a
ArllO 23 a 2 0) a
Ar, 907 p 12 01 p
Ar; HI Oil 9 20p
Ar! 7 35 a 7 55 p
Lv 7 10 a 7 00 p
J.V r»15a 4 00 p
12 05 p
| TAMPA DIVLSIO
I M P O It T A N T
PEAR GROWERS & SHIPPERS.
Consul Mu 11'\onrSliipienfs lo Houses
who liiive Slanding .and Ability.
A ft ei caret ul investigation I have canned-
ed idV?elf with the following reliable houses:
\V. B. Snvd *r, John Stout and Win . tillable
A Co.. New Voi k, Itcdfietd k Son. Philadel
phia, Dennett, hand k <:».JSi.dt»n.
The above houses will n<X in concert and
indeavor to hold the markets up. I will ro-
iTWliii in New Volk during the shipping sea
son, and give in> personal attention to tho
business. Deceive daily quotations from each
of the markets, and wire to the Tiines-Knk-i -
prise for publics,I ion. When your shipments
lire scattered it tends to break down the mar
kets. Respect fully,
Jos. S. Norton,
Ollice:*2*J Washington St.,
*7 oo p 1145 a Lv Jacksonville Ar 150 p G10 a
f, 00 O 4 10 p'Lv Waldo Al 1035 p 3 40 p
5 10 a 4 53 p Ar Galnesvlllo Ar: 9 40 a 2 30P
10 45 n 5 42 p Ar Archer Lv S 25 u 12 U p
G 12 p Ar Bronson Ar 7 18 a
s j.\r Cedar Key Lvl_5 3Unl._.
—'i i WlySTKllN DIVISION | 2 j l'»
i Ar Baldwin
•Hie A r
10 27a A r Live l/ik Ar 12 23 i
11 2Ha \ r Madison Ar 11 15 i
12 52 p A r Montlcolb* J.v 1«»:MM
! 2 02 p!.\r TallabasseoLv 1 9 50i
j T 7, H, 9,10,13, 11 Dally.
02, and GO Dally.
3,4. 23, 24, Dally.except. S
30 Daily except Sunday,
jp 2 45 p
»p 1 4G p
M* U22 a
31 Daily except
to all Middle
GO | G [JACKS**
H 45 [»-4 lioTl” Lv Ja
1005p-GUUa Ar F
5 wml G doily, c
7:15 a. m., New f
and quickest llii 1
Fli*rlda p*>lnts, IV*•* •—*• .-••• ;
Orleans. 7:15 a. in. uni » :•*') p. in. ti.iln
neet Qirough to Tliumasvllle Mj'iiigo.
Nashville, St. Louis. Cincinnati. Chit .ig
nil points North and West. Arrive at -
in. and 3.45 p. in.
11:45 p. in. Mail and Express f-*r all I
South, Gainesville, Deala, Leesburg, Tii’. . ....
Apopka, Orlanfto, PanasMTkeo <St. Catharine)
Dade City, Plant City. Arrives
7 :f)0 p. m. Local, connects th
points South, Ocala, tUluesvi:
Tavares, Orlando, Tarp n Spi
(icorifc IHivit, Ambrose Olivil, J. I*. Cow per.
Melons and Pears Specialties.
:}:>.■> Washington St.,
Reference: North River Bark.
Hunt & Voorhees,
179 READE ST., N. Y„
^Southern Fruit and”Produce-
Pnrtiiuilnr iiUcntion paid to Itlie
puli' of peaches, pears ami melons.
Hales reported daily and returns
Jacob T. I’i'iiin-11. Joseph W. Thors.
BENNETT & THORN,
No. 302 North FrontlSt.,
Philadelphia, - Pa.
William Halley & Co.,
COMMISSION - MERCHANTS.
Melons a Specialty.
11)7 WEST STREET,
Kvlvreuee: New York Comity Xaliunal
1:10 n. l»,
ul" !' I•:
liecis lit l’Vrilrinil 11
nrdiiawlok, dally. [..rjlnm-v, -I;, Mm-;.., At
lanta. ClittUaii.iotni, I.oii l... v 111. ■, l .u.iniiiill
Ht. Louis urnl eiilcut,-... Ai r!'.-.- 1 :•’» p- III.
4:30 p. m. Fernainllna Mall and l-.xprcHg,
daily, connecting Tuesday ami 1'iiday mth
Htr. Ht. Nicholas f«»r Savannah ami way land
ings. Thursday with Mallory Steamers for
New York. Arrives 8:30a. m. Sunday train
leaven Jacksonville 8:45 a. m. .
Tills new service gives perfect < onu* • ii'Uis
at Baldwin for all points North and Wesl,,
Callahan to all points North, Last a11* 1 ''est.
Via Fernand In a, connecting with Mr. City of
Bruuswlck, for Brunswick, Macon, Allauta
ami all points North and 'test..
D. 12. MAXWELL, A. O. MAcDON ELI.,
Gen. Manager, G. 1*. k I. A.
,j. W REID. Ageut at Thoinasvlllo. Ga.
We will open, Monilay, April 1st, nt the
place lately oi-i-iipinl l>y » r - 1 ‘- !| . l!on “
a line stock of IVesh meats. Un t, Mutton and
Our nil'llts are Irom our own lurms, nit,
.nicy ninl sweet. 1\ e will be ybol to recent 1
uur pntroinigc mill will serve you with the
"est meats at the lowest possible pi n es.
F. P. I Ions k lino
Indian Spring, Ga.
W. A. ELDER.proprietor.
For rates, analynis ol witter ami iufoi-
0 10 tf E. A. Eloeh* Manger.
Green and Dried Fruits, Melons
Or anytliiiig you nmy have, to us.J Wchave
a very large trade in the above article?, and
can place your shipments tons good advaup-
ag * as any house on the market. We invite
correspondence from all parties Faring any
thing in our line to ship.
SI MMERS, MORRISON it CO.,
171 South Water Street,
Reference: Metropolitan Nat. Bank. iUw
JOSI- rif PIKE’S SON,
—Ami Dealer In —
Foreign and Domestic Fruits,
Florida & Georgia Fruits & Vegetables
1)!S IM It Ik PLACE, NEW VOICK.
Melons and LeOonte Pears Solicited.
Iti'lufsiiili.l in Tlimnnfville liy A. (.'.
Ilmwn and Jidin W. Mit. li.-ll
w. c. sxonon.iss. n. f. hawkixs
BXOIKII1ASS Jc HAWKIXS,
onicc. Funni'ily ni'i-iipliwl by Enii-rprlae nt-
ip T\1 McLVOTSH,
Fliysician tV Surgeon,
ff-XrOFI'ICE over Stark’s, corner Broad and
j~)r. .K )I';l b7coyll.
. OFFICE. l!road:St.. overirickett’s.
Thoniasvillc, - - • Georgia.
Prompt attention given to all business en
trusted to him. ,
onicc—Over Watt’s store, corner Broatl anu
II. COYLE, D. I). S..
Thomasvillo, • • * Georgia.
Offers his HcrvleoHtn tn eltlawua of Tlio
asvillo and vicinity.
Oflico hours—Froiii 9 a. m. to 1 p. m., a
from 2 to 5p.m.
Oflico—On Jackson street.
WALTER S. HILL,
Proto Commission MircM,
—FOB THE SALE OF—
LcContc Pears and Melons aSpeeialty.
S06 DliANE ST,. NEW YORK.
References: Irving National Rank, N. Y.;
Fruit Growers’ National Bank, Smyrna. Del.
Represented in Thomasvillc by A. C. Brown.
500 Cars Watermelons,'
5000 Baskets of Early Fruits,
»r*which I will pay highest market-price
cash, er sell on commission, and I will
v a reward of $25 to the person shipping
i* the car of the largest melons this|season.
iis reward is over and above the market
ice of said car when received.
A. P. MCKKTS
Wholesale)Fruit-ami Froilure Dealer,
Reference: People’s Bank and other banks
■re; also R. (». Dun & Co.,and the wholesale
erclmnts of this city generally.
W. D. MITCHELL, B. G. MITCHELL.
J^lTCllKLld iN. MITCIII&IjIj,
Thoniaavllle, • • Gonrgln.
\V. miUCK, M. 1).
Comer of Broad and Fletcher stroots. |aug
DKKLK, M. D.,
Office in Hayes Ruilding.
Iteflldi'neo—Curntir Ctdlt'sn nvi'liuo mi'l Mng
nollastrect. • ......
Telephone coininunlcatlon, No. 25 for night
E. It. WOODWARD,
Melons and Pears Specialties.
174 CHAMBERS ST.,
N. S. Eaires,
CONTRACTOR and BUILDER
I will bo glad to make contracts for tho
construction of all classes of buildings, pub
lic and private, In cither brick or wood.
1 will guarantee ill every Instance to
give satisfaction. Designs and plans drawn
ami careful estimates made.
My Motto—Good, honest work at fair
prices. If you want any building done call
on me. I will submit estimates whether
contract Is awardod mo or not. I refer to
the many public buildings erected by mo In
Thomasvlllo and elsowliero, and all parties
for whom I have worked'
BY FAB THE
.Bonnett & -Hall.
Fruits and Produce.
Melons and Pears
No. 101 WEST STREET,
Niff YORK-OR BOSTON
OCEAN:*: STEAMSHIP:-: LINE
Central Railroad of Georgia.
SUMMER EXCURSION TICKETS
Now on sale at reduced rates, (food to
return until October Itlst, 18811.
Magnificent Steamers and elegant ser
vice. Free from the beat and dust incident
to nil-rail routes. If you are sick tile trig
will invigorate and build you up. tio 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 tie bad by apply,
[nir to tbe Agent at your station, or to
M. S. HELENA P, TV. F, SUKLLMA X,
(leneral Manager. Traffic Manager
E. T. CHARLTON. CLYDE BOSTICK,
Gen. Pass. Agent. Trav. Pass, Agt.,
FROM ALL PRINCIPAL POINTS IN
TIIEfSOUTH TO CHICAGO AND
Wo through exprooH trains dally, with Tull
man PalaceBuffetHleeplng Cars by night,
and Chair Oarsby day, botween Cin
cinnati! and Chicago, Indianapo
lis and Chicago, and also bo
twoon Louisville and
where closo con
nections aro made for
Rt. Paul, Fargo, Bismark, Pol-
land, Omaha, Kansas City, Han Francisco
and points Intermediate—
New Past Mail,
Leaving Loulsvlllo, Dallyexcept Sunday, at
7 *30 a. m. Cincinnati, Dally, except Sunday
at 7:45. Arriving at Chicago at 6:55.
The most rapid sorvlco evor attempted De
tween tho Great Commerclol Cities on the
Ohio lUver and Chicago. *
Vf'l lirough Coupon Tickets, Baggoge check
ed to destination, and your safety and com
fort provided for, aro among the points that
have made tho
Universally and deservedly popular.
OHN B.O VHSON, VICo-pros’t and Gon’l Mgr
W. II. McDOEL, Gon’l Traffic Manager,
E. O. MCCORMICK, Gcn.l Passonger Agont
R. W. GLADING. l’assongor and Freight Agt.,
158 Broad St.. Thomoavillo Go.
(Opposlto Plnoy Woods Hotel.)
Til OMASVILTjE, - GA
E. B. Whiddon, Prop.
This liouso, located In tho most desir
able and central part of tho city. Is now
and complete in ov. it particular. Fur
nished In tho most r - pant manner and
provided with all conveniences of mod
ern hotels. The menu Is porroct, and
tho service rendered by trained andfpo-
lito servants. Terms reasonable, and
prices graded according to accommoda
tions furnished. Carriages from tho
house meet all trains.
Fife & Beverly
-AND ALL KINDS OF-
•ii prepared to furnish .anytlil
10 LUMliEli LINK, Wo make a i
Mouldings, Turned Soroll Work
Tho most ole borate designs will bo faithful
lyatid corroetly oxccutcd. Wo operate the
best oquIpp:*d mills, and carry tho largest
stock of ho ^soiled lumber In Rotithorn Gear
gla. Parti >h wanting lumberwlllsavo money
by consulting us before placing their orders.
FIFE k BEVERLY
Contractors & Builders
Wo will ho glad to make contracts for, or
superintend, all classes of buildings, public
or private, In either brick or wood. Will fur
nish plans and spcciflcailons If roqulrod. If
you want any building done call on us, nnd
wo will submit estimates whothor contract la
awarded us or not. Wo will guarantee satis-
faction In all our work. Wo refer to tho many
buildings erected by us In TlioiaasvlHo, and
to all parties for whom wo have worked.
Shop on Fletcher at., 2nd door from Broad.
Thomasvlllo, Ga., April 3, 1889.
A good large lot,
five room house, nice
Price $1,400; one-
third cash, balance in
one and two years, at
8 per cent, interest.
This place will be
rented to good ten
ant. Apply to
B. D. FUDGE,
Buggy and Wagon Material
Tin and Hollow Ware,
Gis ii Sprtii GooAs
of all kinds, amVagcnt for
King’s Powder Co.
This new and beautiful hotel, elegantly
ELECTRIC HELLS, GAS,
Firrft class in all of its appointments, 1ms
been leased by M. G. Whitlock, former own
er and proprietor of the late
Ilia table .nil service will satisfy the,most
fastidious. His beds are delightful. Terras
REAL ESTATE BROKER,
Tliomasville. ! Oojfria