Hnb Soijtb Georgia IProgress.
pomasvh i.e times, vol. an
14 OMASVII.LE ENTEUPHISE. VOL. 47.
THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 tgo 5
TIMES-ENTERPRISE WILL GIVE
TIME PIECE WITH $6 OS
Program 0! Sunday School Election Will Be Called to Vote on Proposition to
Gathering Gives Prom- Pay Gamble’s Company $32,500 for Plant,
ise of Results He Will Take 6 per Cent. Notes in Payment
BUT HE WILL BE A SHIP
THAT PASSES IN
RESIDENCE OF MR, J. T.
CHAMBERS IS A COM
Do you need a watch. The Tlmes-
Enterprise is going to make it possi
ble for every man. woman, boy and
girl in South Georgia to obtain one
of the best time pieces to be had a-/:
all without one cent of money.
All that is required is for you to
send at one time to the Times-Enter-
prise $6 on weekly subscription.
This means efther old or new sub
scriptions and the rest of it on the
subscriptions of fire other people.
President Roosevelt is coming to
Thomasville. Or rather he is com
ing through here. He will make a
tour of the South commencing next
week. His.objective point will be
the home of his mother at Roswell,
a little town in North Georgia where
stands the colonial home in which'
his maternal ancestor first saw the
light. From, there he will go to At
lanta, then to Macon^ and Jackson
ville. On his way from the Florida
metropolis to Montgomery he wll
pass through Thomasville. But
Oh, sadness the Presidential Rpecial
will whirl* through town at midnight
In nil probability the President will
be wrapped in slumber deep, like
most of the residents'of this city are
at the time when graveyards yawn.
The big stick will be tucked under
the berth, the . presidential false
teeth will peacefully repose in a glass
of water and the famous eye glasses
will be tucked away in Mr. Pullman's
little hammock. In brief Teddy will
pass us up. There is some talk of
firing a cannon cracker beneath his
The dove of peace lit yesterday the land upon which the plant is sit
afternoon at half past five o'clock, j uated. Said plant is to tie operated
and it now appears that the munici- j for the purpose of furnishing light
pal ownership war is over. The and power to the city, Its residents
whole mater must be ratified by the ^ and those contiguous.* Said princl-
people at the polls, but an agree- pal and interest to be paid in annual
ment satisfactory both to the CIt- installments of $4,000 beginning on
izens committee and the Thomasville the first day of. January, 1907, and
Electric Light and Gas Co. has been continuing each year until debt be
reached. This, in brief, provides for paid. The city to have the power to
the purchase of the plant of the lat- pay any of the Installments before
tor at a price of $32,500, and they maturity at a discount of 6 per cent,
will accept in payment for the same M the next meetlng of counf .„ an
the city’s notes bearing interest at . , _ , .. '
order for the election will be drawn
the rate of six percent. , ~
up and published in the Times-Ea
Nothing happened to prevent the ....
.. terprlse. This will name the date
meeting of council, and promptly ....... . ,
of the election which will be about
at the appointed hour the mayor * T ; .. ,
, the 20th or nert month. If the elec-
and all the aldermen except Mr.
. tlon carries the deal will be put
Kirkland were In their placee at. the ■
. , through as soon as possible. This
council chamber. Attorneys Mitchell . — _ , , .
_ __ may enable the city to take posses-
and Snodgrass for the city, and Mo „ ; _ _ .....
slon on the first of December but the
Lendon and Titus for the Light Co ... . . .
more likely date will be the first of
had been busy all day drawing up , ... ...
January. The sum of $2,500 will
an agreement and they were ready . . ‘
» be paid In cash. - According to the
to present same urging that the ... ,
order this may be taken from any
compromise bo submitted to the peo- . ... ..
fund in the possession of the city,
pie for action at the earliest post!- . . .. .. .. .
, The ordeT further provides that a
ble moment. Alderman Evans In- , , . , , . . ..
special tax levy may be made for the
troduced an ordinance which was by . .. . _
purpose of paying the notes. The
unanimous consent read the second • ... . . .
annual payments will be sequestered
time and which will be put on Its .■ . : . .
I first - *from lire funds,'however, and
passage at the next regular meeting, I
i the promoters of the idea do not ap-
October 10. Its provisions are that ....... ... ...
i prebend that this special levy will
an election be held at a date in Nov-: , ,
r :ever ho necessary. The provision
omber to bo named later, at w’hich , , .. , , i
UU,UD * * u’n« nut In tn mn tho minor local.
Great preparations are making for
the Sunday school convention to be
j held In Thoniasrille on Friday and
Saturday the 20th and 21st of this
month. President Haines of the
State Sunday School Association has
recognized this Sunday school guther
ing as being of such Importance that
he has ordered a convention of the
I Second Congressional district Sun-
i day School Association to be hold
| here at the same time'.
A meeting of the executive com
j in it tee of the Thomas County Ahko-
| elation was held Wednesday morning
j in the office of Chairman •Merrill,
j At this meeting the entertainment
| committee was appointed. This
j committee will provide homes for
| the delegates and will see that they
are met at the trains on their arriv-
! al ia town and are well cared for
\ while In Thomasville. Mr. W. A.
j Pringle was made chairman of the
| committee and v^Ith him aro Messrs.
Ardis McDongnld, C. M. Robinson,
Joe Jerger, Fred Smith, Herbert
| Brandon, Tom Walton. Alfred Rob-
I ison, J. B. Way and Will McKay
; The committee would llkcfor all per
sons who are in position to entertain
j, any delegates to'notify the chairman
i at once.
3 Program. -
[ The program has been practically
I completed and it shows a most glow-
j ing prospect of success. The first
! session will be held at.3;30 o’clock
city is now but a smoldering heap
of ruins. The place was totally de
stroyed by fire on Sunday night.
Fortunately no one was Injured by
tho flames, although the two little
sons ot 1 Mrs. Gamble of Macon, who
are on a visit with their mother, to
her sister, Mr?. Chambers were tak
en front the burning building just
m time. The usual retiring hour
of the family is 8:30. Sunday night
.hey were helping a sick servant and
uad it not been for this act of mercy
all might have been burned with the
6ffi''A.t 10:30 o’clock the kitchen was
discovered to be in flames. It caught
from the flue and before any know
ledge was had of the lire, the whole
kitchen was burning. A telephone
message was sent to the Are depart
ment but the place Is outside of the
;ity limits and even had the fire boys
gone to the scene they would have
arrived too late to do any good. A
*ow people saw the flames and went
to investigate. When they arrived
they found the roofs falling in and
ould ge of no service in saving the
household effects. The family suc
ceeded in carrying out several mat-
trekses, a few pieces of leather furni
ture and tho hardware samples and
books of the firm for which Mr.
Chambers travels. Everything else
was a total loss. Mr. Chambers is
.in enthusiastic sportsman and lost
three fine guns. Among other things
that were burned was a new $1,000
piano and a fine set of dining
Friday afternoon, the 20th.
may be minor changes made in the
Bojjjjr&m but tho subjects and the
banner of treatment will bo practl
cally as folows:
3:30 p m.—Devotional exorcises.
A dress of welcome.
of committees on
10:30 o’clock at Valdosta. Special
arrangements are being made that
.the head of the nation may have a
'safe and comfortable journey. All
i regular trains will yield the right
of way and all freights will,be side
tracked. According to official orders
I telegraph operators will go on duty
two hours before the special is due
|and remain at their posts for two
! hours after it has passed. Every
foot of track and bridge will be in
spected before the train comes. Spe-
Iclal men will acompany the engine
land every precaution against acci
dent. or disturbance will be taken.
The loss was partially covered by
insurance. There was a policy of
$3,000 oil the home and another of
$1,200 on the furniture. Of this
amount $3,700 was in companies rep
•csonted by Dr. J. T. Culpepper and
$500 iu one for which E. M. Mallette
The family has rented the furnish
ed cottage of Dr. Lena R. Whitford
near their old home, for the pres
ent. They have not yet decided
whether or not they will rebuild.
The place has been a popular sani
tarium and hoarding house for north
ern people for several years. Mrs.
Chambers is suffering from nervous
prostration as a result of the shock
hut was much improved yesterday
State of the Association, nomina
tions and time and place next meet
7:30 p. m.—Devotional exercises.
"The Sunday School in Its Rela
tion to the Church."
“The Sunday School in Its Rela
tion to Thomas County."
10:00 a. m.—Devotional excrciseg^
‘ Problems of Organization."
“The Sunday School Teacher."
Round Table Conference.
: 3:30 p. m.—Report of committees
and election of officers.
•Helps and Hindrances."
7:30 p. ni.—“Teaching the Life of
Chris—How,” Rev. C. O’N .Mar-
Enclosed find dollars and cents
to apply on my subscription to the w« y kiy Timcs-Enter-
prise. Record my votes for
as the most popular young lady, the winner to receive
absolutely free a full size Rudolph Piano.
A Fake Cull. (
A burning chimney caused the
fire department to run, the tele
phones to buzz and the people to
prick up their ears last night. The
alarm was turned in at (» o’clock
from the Rigsby Boarding House on
Jackson street. The whole thing was
the soot in a chimney burning ou
As cool weather deamnds fires thet
arc apt to be a good many of the*
, Git., Out. 9.—John y.
B. D. Green, who fought
from Canada so many
3 p. m.—Sunday school rally.
The names that will apear on this
program are Rev. C. O'N. Martindale,
f teacher training secretary for the
I* state Association of Newman, pres-
f; (ding Elder Cook, Rev. A. W. Beal-
! er, Rev. J. M. Outier, Rev. S. L.
McCarty, Rev. Tom White, Hey. H.
[' Jones of Boston, Mr. John E. How-
) e ii f of Moultrie and other equally
1 noted Sunday school workers.
! All Sunday schools in the county
| are earnestly urged to appoint two
delegates beside their superintend-
!’ eIl t on next Sunda v and to send their
names at once to Mr. J. S. Hunter,
| secretary of the Sunday School As-
I*rotractc*«I Meeting at Boston.
Rev. J. M. Outier Is in Boston
this week conducting a series of
meetings at the Methodist church
there. News from hint Wednesday
says that the meeting is most success
ful. The attendance is large and
the interest in the meetings grows
every day. Rev. H. C. Jones, the
pastor, at the charge, has been work
ing up the meeting for a long time
and his people got in line at once.
SHOW In Wisconsin.
•Milwaukee, Win., Oct. 11.—
fell throughout the state today,
Important Case Postponed.
Capt. W. M. Ilammond has return
ed from Moultrie where he went to
>e present at the trial of Nelson Con
ger for the murder of a young man
named Smith. The case was post
poned an important witness for the
defense being absent. Capt. Ham
mond and Judge Covington of Moul
trie are tb assist the solicitor when
the case is called again next April.
The cotton market stiffened up c
The local buy-
County court was pretty puny
yesterday. Several attorneys were
busy on the electric light business
of the city and obtained leaves of ab
sence. Lonnie Jeffries, a negro boy
accused of stealing a vest was ac
quitted by the jury. Attorneys T.
N. Hopkins and H. J. MacIntyre rep
_____________ olph piano. The votes can either be ————-
For choice cut flowers, wedding sent at the same time that the mon- great number of propositions in the
bouquets, floral designs, plants, etc., ey is sent, or the Times-En ter prise past, but it honestly believes that
telephone, telegraph or write. Idle will mail a reciept allowing the prlv- this is the most generous offer ever
Hour Nurseries, Macon, Ga. liege of voting later. made by a paper in Thomas county,
10-6-5t The Times-Enterprise basput on a or South Georgia.
little bit yesterday,
ers paid nine and three-eighths for
the staple. In New York Decem
ber touched 10 as high mark and
closed at 9.92. The previous close
was 9.90. Savnnah was quiet at
The best part of this whole propo
sition is that it carries with It the
C. R. Poole is authority for the
statement that advertising M the
Times Enterprise pays. He had a
page advertisement In last week’s is
sue and yesterday families from all
over the county we're here,thronging
his store and spending hundreds ot
dollars at his special sale.