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THOMASVILLE GEORGIA. FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1013.
REPORT ISSUED TODAY SHOWS 1 HOTEL MANAGER IN NEW YORK
LOSS FROM LAST YEAR, ROTH
IN PERCENTAGE AND IN AC.
Washlgton, Jan. 22.—The ninth
cotton ginning report of the Census
Bureau ,for the season, issued at 10
o’clock ihls morning, announced that
13,091,264 bales of cotton, counting
round as half bales, of the growth
of 1912 had been ginned prior to
Thursday, January 16, to which date
during the past seven years the gln-
jng averaged 95.3 per cent of the , .. .... .
, , i dining room, they believed he was to
entire crop. Last year to January ,
CALLED THEM IN AND SMILES
WERE CHANGED TO FROWNS,
IAS HE DISMISSED THE ENTIRE
New York, Jan. 23.—The hotel
waiters who have been agitating a
strike, found their plans anticipated
today when the Hotel Knickerbocker
management discharged every one
of the two hundred and fifty wait
ers and bus-boys In its employ.
When Jas. B. Regan, the proprie
tor, called all the men into the main
16 there had been ginned 14,515,
799 bales, or 93.3 per cent of the
entire crop; In 1908 to that date,
12,666,203 bales or 96.8 per cent,
and in 1906 to that date 12,176,199
bales or 93.8 per cent.
Included In the ginnlngs were
78,892 round bales, compared
with 97,654 bales last year, 111,079
bales In 1910, 146,378 bales, In
1009 and 232,510 bales In 1908.'
The number of Sea Island cotton
hales Included were 70,760, com
pared with 109,867 bales last year,
92,191 bales In 1909, and 90,287
bales in 1908.
.Ginnlngs prior to January 16 by
states, with comparisons for last
year and other big crop years and
the percentage of the entire crop
ginned prior to that date in those
N. Carolina .1912
8. Carolina .1912
announce a concession to their de
mands, but Instead he declared that
he had been harassed beyond all
endurance by the dissatisfaction and
Among the visitors 10 me city to
day were Messrs. Walter Collins,
D. M. Lowry, R. B. Johnson, Miles
Johnson and Dr. Ausley, of Talla
hassee. They came to the city' in
autos and then, with Supt. Clay and
Mr. Pringle, went to Boston to In
spect the work of the Thomas Coun
ty traction engine. The commis
sioners of Leon are expecting to
purchase such a machine and were
desirlous of seeing one In actual
operation. These gentlemen form
the committee to Investigate and
Peter Pan Entertainment,
The cast for the Peter Pan en
tertainment has now been complet
ed and rehearsals are going forward
with a rush. Much curiosity Is be
ing manifested as to who will be the
black face artists in the program
but that is kept a profound secret
and the audience will have an op
portunity to do some guessing when
the show is given here on the 39tb.
Great Interest Is being taken In
this entertainment and the indica
tions are that the. attsndance at the
Opera House when it is put on will
-be a record one for the season.
Judge Robert G. Mitchell ot
Blackshear, Is spending a short time
In the city as the guest of his broth
er, Col. J. Fondren Mitchell.
Other States. 1912
The ginning of Sea Island
ton, prior to January 16, by
The Anal pinning report will 1*
Issued Thursday, March 20, at 10
a. m.. and will announce the quanti
ty of cotton ginned prior to Friday
THE LATEST THINGS
are out and weVe got ’em.
Hetro Cylts at 25c. 37 inches wide,
sun and wash proof. Wont fade.
Silk Crepe, at 35c, in 'dainty' pin
Silk- Corded Corduroy at 50c, in all
colors, and they are washable.
Silk Ratinae, at 75c, and a yard wide.
Don’t miss seeing it.
Also a new and full line, of washable
Linnene, Venetian Voile, Habutai
Linens, Spider Mull.
The Shop of Quality,
on the Corner
HATE FOR -PUBLIC . RECEPTION
HAS NOT BEEN FIXED—TILING
WILL NOT BE READY BY FRI
DAY EVENING, DATE ORIGI.
NOTHING UNBECOMING AN OF
FICER FOUND AGAINST THE
FORCE—SAEA1UES FIXED FOR
COMING YEAR AND BOND OR
It had been planned 'o formally
open the Tosco Hotel Saturday
morning and on Friday evening to
Invite the general public tc visit’
the place and thoroughly inspect It.
This latter feature has been made
impossible in view of the delay in
laying the tiles. This work will not
be completed in time for use by
Friday evening and this feature was
of course necessarily postponed.
The management will open the
hotel Saturday, and have advertised
it throughout the iState. The public
will be invited to inspect the build
ing and Its many improvements dur
ing the coming week, the date to
be fixed later.
A bond issue for fifty thousand
dollars for school purposes ha* been
called by the City Council, in ses
sion. The ordinance was passed
last night by a unanimous vote.
The issue is for fifty thousand dol
lars, and the School Board has
promised to let the people decid
where and how it shall be spent by a
Mayor MacIntyre last night made
the report of the committc, which
was appointed to investigate the Po
lice Department. He said, in ex
plaining the report that the commit
tee had thoroughly and conscient
iously examined every member of
The Ingram Drug Company isj th © Polke Department and many
building an office for the bookkeeper i others by w'hom it had been stated
of that concern, in a second floor, t tliat things in criticism of the de-
over the prescription counter. This j portment of the''officers had been
will make a very convenient addi> j said. They examined and ques
tion to the arrangement of the store. | tioned the members of the force, as
- - — - - j to harmony between Night Sar-
geant Woodward and the men un-
.GOOD YEAR NOW
FACES THE FAuMKH.
Veteran Conductor of the A. B. &
A., Says That Along His Run,
Funning is Well Advanced.
“For more thar fifteen years I have
been riding up and down the At-j
lanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Rail- j
road, but never before have I seen
the farmers and the people generally
as busy at this early season of the
year as they are now,” said Captain
H. C; Newton, the veteran conductor
this morning, while discussing condi.
Mr. Newton is in the city attending
superior court here and has many
friends In thiircity a* well as all
along the line. “My run Is from
Thoma9ville to Fitzgerald, nearly a
hundred miles and all along the
line there are scenes of general ac
tivity. The farmers are breaking up
the fields and taking in hundreds of
acres of wild land that hns here
tofore been lying out; new houses
are going up and everywhere along
the road are scenes of more than
What Mr. Newton says of condi
tions along the Bee Line, as he ob
serves them from ihe car windows,
is true of other localities as well.
This good year Qf 1913 is going to be
a busy one as he forecasts. Here in
Colquitt county, the farmers have
never been so busy in January. Al
ready, many hundreds of ptres of
land have been broken up and pre
pared for planting. More land has
been taken in for cultivation and
many new settlers have made their
homos here, houses are icing built,
and other improvements made on
It is the concensus of opinion
among the bankers and merchants
of Moultrie that the farmers are go
ing to put forth a greater effort In
the way of crop production and at
less expense, than they have done
heretofore. Economy will be the
watchword and that will be little
expenditure of money. The past
year’s experience taught a lesson,
and the llve-at-home policy is going
to be adopted by many planters,
with beneficial results.—Moultrie
It was proven beyond question
th^t ^argeant Wodflward, against
whom some of the reports had been
heard, was not only an efficient offi
cer, but that he worked in harmony
with his men and that no friction
existed. It was stated, iu rumor,
that he went home in the early
hours of the night. It was proven
that he had been home only in case
of sickness in his family and on that
account a less time than any other
member of the force.
It was proven that Mr. Milton had
not been offered a bribe to withdraw
a warrant for parties In town, as
rumor had it. In fact, the whole in
vestigation was a complete and am
ple exhonoratlon of f.b& force.
It will be remembered tlint this
investigation was asked by Mr. Mil-
ton and Mr. Woodward, to either
prove or disprove absolutely various
reports which had been circulated
over the city. The formal report is
embodied in the minutes of council.
KILLING OF MAN INMATE OF THE
PRISON WILL RlUNti WASH
INGTON TO THE SCENE—WAS
RESULT OF JOKE.
Washington, Jan. 21.—The inves
tigation of the death of a prisoner
named Oudendyke, at the Atlanta
penitentiary, under what seems sus
picious circumstances, has been or
dered by Attorney General Wick-
ersham, at the request of Warden
Moyer, of the penitentiary.
Killing Resulted From Joke, Is the
Report From Atlanta,
Atlanta, Jan. 21.—The killing,
which occurred at tho Federal peni
tentiary here last Wednesday, was
apparently the result of a Joke.
John Oudendyke, aged 60. who
was serving hitf second term for us
ing the malls to defraud, and who
was sentenced from New Jersey, died
in the prison hospital, shortly after
he had been struck In tho face by
Waiter Keller, a negro, who was
sentenced from Arkansas, for rob
bing a post office. It appears from
the Investigation, that Oudendyke,
who was a mute, threw water In the
face of the negro, who became an
gry. The latter then struck Ouden
dyke in Ihe face, and the latter fell
on the concrete floor.
FARMERS MEETING HERE
Januury 29th un<l 30th tho Dato Sot
For Agricultural School—Inter
esting Program Has Been
I According to the annual custom,
salaries for the city officers elected
by the people have to be fixed by the
retiring council. This was done last
night, with the following results:
Mayor, fifty dollars per month.
Marshal, Oi e hundred dollars per
Treasurei, one hundred ar.d fifty
dollars per month.
Clerk, fifty dollars per month. |
Sexton, thirty dollars per month. I
Alderman Jerger moved tha* the J
salary of the Treasurer be made,
the amount which was fixe 1, a raise!
of twentj-five dollars per month.)
In doing this, he stated that the en- 1
tire business of the city, ineh ding
the colie tion of the water ana light
department was in that office and it
required the undivided attention of
ihat officer. He believed it ought
to be raised.
Aldermen Hambleton, Parker and
McDougald disagreed and v. ted nay
on the proposition, Aldermen Jerger,
Floyd, Cooper, Elder and Smith vot-
ine yea. The yea and nay vote was
asked by Alderman Parker.
After the payment of the bills, the
body adjourned, this being rhe last
session, but one. that they will hold.
Two days farmers meeting, or Ex
tension Agricultural School, held
under the auspices of the Georgia
State College of Agriculture, Athens,
Ga.j at Thoma8ville, Thomas County,
January 29-30, 1913.
Wednesday, Januury 20th,
Invocation: Mr. Thomas Davis.
Thomas County Farmers’ Institute
Lecture: “Soil Fertility,” Prof.
J. E. Turlington, Adjunct Professor
Lecture: “Butter Making on the
Farm,” Prof. J. Wm. Hart, Profes
sor of Dairying.
Lecture. “Sprays and Spraying,”
Prof. G. W. Firor, Secretary of Ex
Lecture: “Lime,” Prof J. E. Tur
Lecture: “Feeding Farm Animals,”
Prof. J. Wm. Hart.
Lecture: ‘Peach Culture,” Prof.
G. W. Firor.
Thursduy, January 30th:
Lecture: “Vegetable Gardening,”
Prof. G. W. Firor.
Lecture: “Crop Rofatic„.d,” Prof.
J. E. Turlington.
Lecture: “The Care of Dairy
Cattle,” Prof. J. Wm. Hart.
Lecture: “Concrete Examples of
Farm Demonstration Work,” Mr. J.
I). Oliver, District Agent.
Lecture: ‘ Co-t#^ i-«#tlve Buying
and Marketing.” P T ~r J. E. Tur
Lecture: “The Cattle Tick,” Prof.
J. Wm. Hart.
Every farmer is lequested to be
present at this meeting. Women
and children are cordially Invited
to attend. There will be special
talks hy members of the local Far-
WfeNT HUNTING WITH NEGRO,
AND WAS FOUND LATER WITH
HEAD ’ SHOT AWIAY—MURDER
ER STOLE EMPLOYERS SHOES,
Savannah, Jan. 23.—It. C. Ulmer,
a planter, was found dead this
morning, with a side of his head shot
away. Ho went hunting last night
with an egro boy named Joseph
After killing Ulmer, the negro is
alleged to have returned to Ulmer’s
house, stole a pair of shoes, and,
hitching a horse, drove to the city
limits of 3avannah, where he left
the horse and disappeared.
FORTY-EIGHT VOTES MAJORITY
AGAINST PROGRESSIVE STEP
—ELECTION WAS* QUIET WITH ;
THREE HUNDRED (.’ NO TWEN- ,
TY YOTES POLLED.
Thomasville Fertilizer Company
THESE FERTILIZERS ARE MADE WITH THE GREATEST CARE AND EYEHY
INGREDIENT IS THOROUGHLY TESTED AND MUST COME FULLY UP TO THE RE-
QUIRED STANDARD IIEFORE BEING USED.
OUR FERTILIZERS ARE COMPOUNDED OF PLANT FOODS THAT WILL MAKE
ALL KINDS AI^D BEST BRANDS
Cash or Credit
THOMAS UNION WAREHOUSE COMPANY
Office Thomas Union Warehouse, Thomasville, Ga.
K. K. MOORE, Mgr.
HUNTING LAW MIX UP
Boy Gave Wrong Name and Another
Man Wan .Arrested and Taken
to Grady County.
Tlie enforcemnt of the present
state hunting law is causing all
sorts of curious and unusual cases
to be made. Recently several young
men of Thomasville, with hunting
licenses and permission to hunt on
tho lands of a resident of this city,
ent into the woods: In their ardor
for the blrd3, they strayed off these
grounds into Grady county and
were •caught. Warrants were issued
nd they were arrested, but later
proved the right to hdnt on the
lands of the Thomasville citizen, and
also their Ignoranco of the trespass
into Grady county. They were dis
The next day, one of the young
men went to the same place again
and when asked his name by the
owner of the place, gave a fictitious
name. He was amazed to hear, a
few days later, that there was a
man in Thomasville by the name he
had given and that he had been ar
rested and taken to Cairo. The mat
ter was amicably adjusted and
everything cleared up.
The boys hereafter will be careful
to hunt on Thomas County land, and
to have tho proper papers when they
The paving amendment to the L
City charter has been lost by a ms- ]
jority of -forty-eight votes. Both of
the precincts showed a majority,
that of the Court House being much i
larger than at the City Hall. The*
total vote was, for paving amend
ment 134, aganist paving amend
ment 182, a majority of forty-eight. 1
The election yesterday showed a
total vote polled: Court House 104,
City Hall 229, total 324. No can
didate received the full vote. Four
aldermen received 322 votes, the
others scattering down to 317. Ri
ley, for Clerk, Franklin for Sexton,
and Culpepper, for School Board,
rerelved 323 votes.
The vote by precincts is as fol
City Hall. C. II. Total j
mers’ Institute Organization, '.he lo
cal Farm Demonstrators, tho special
agents In Boys’ Corn Club work, the
Girls’ Canning Club agents and oth
ers . The program is replete with
interesting and valuable topics.
Your presence will lie needed to
make this meeting successful.
ANDREW M. rfOULE,
President of the Ga. State College of
GUY W. FIROR.
Secretary of Extension Department.
J. PHIL CAMPBELL,
State Agent in Farm Demonstration
President Thomas County Farmers’
Philips. . .
A. B. Milton 214
A. A. Riley 219
J. W. H. Mitchell
T. J. Franklin. .
.217 103 320
218 104 322
19 104 323
Culpepper. . .
..102 32 134
.112 70 182
These officers will be sworn In mt
the meeting of the City Council next
Monday evening, after the reports
for the year have been read and
pnssod upon by the retiring Board.
The public '» cor1!al\v Invited t$
the first game of basket bali at the
Young Men’s Christian Association
Friday evening at 8:30 o’clock. Two
teams from the best players of the
Association have been pitted against
each other and a hotly contested
game is expected. While the boys
may not be in the best of condition
they are in the frame of mlsd to
make the winners pay J or all they
get. This season the spectators do
not have to sit on the floor and con
stantly dodee the ball. They will
be comfortably seated in the gal
Now the Time for
We’have just received today a large
shipment of FIELD AND GARDEN
For years we have recommended and
Right ready for^delivery'we have
EARLY MORN STAR PEAS,
PHILA. EXTRA EARLY STAR PEAS,
BLISS EVER-BEARING PEAS,
CHAMPION OF ENGLAND PEAS,
BLACK EYE MARROWFAT PEAS,
Our seeds of proven worth make good
and you never miss, a j‘crop thatjis a
credit to any gardner.
Our stock of fresh seeds is complete.
It’time to plant now.
Peacock-Mash Drug Co.