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CRAWFORD’S ECZEMA WASH
, o „i,k and certain cure for Eczema, Scald
i>ttcr. Itch, St. Anthony'h Fire, I’imuleM,
salt Khenm, Erysipelas, Heat, Milk
l , u ' .. t’htifert, Dandruff, and nil affections of
dP Cures nil diseases of the Feet caused
l,v H**at and Perspiration.
JOHN CKAWFOKO & C. 0.,
o j e proprietors, ... ATHENS, fIA.
porsaleby M. F. Word and .T. it. Wikle &
AXES FREE. ~~
Manufacturers, - Attention!
i( t it ordained, By the Mayor and Aldermen
dry of Cartersville, That any party or
"! )r .j,, s who shall in future invest in property in
l’ r ,,, jrv for thepnrposeof ronductlnpr any inan-
UK enterprise, and shall actually operate
jhe same, shall he exempt from all city taxes
upon such property and all machinery and im
nrovi-nieiits thereon of every character, for the
|, [o of five years from the purchase of such
property. Approved Nov. 1, 1888.
(in (,()V JE Ii NM I NT—ST A N 111 N G CO M -
a. Crawford, Chairman, A. M. Wlll-
Inulinm. MOses Scheuer,
Cemetery—o. W. Waldrup, Chairman, A. L. Bar
ron, W. A. Bradley.
g <rw ,f S _A. Collins, Chairman, A. L. Barron, L.
Iteliof — B. Matthews, Chairman, G. W. Wal
nrtip, A. Collins.
Puhlic buildings—W. A. Bradley, Chairman, A.
Collins, L. B. Matthews.
Ordinance —A. L. Barron, Chairman, A. M. Will
ingham, Moses Scheuer.
job M. Moon, J. C. Wofford,
11. J. McCormick, County Surveyor, P.
0. Stilesboro, Ga.
build more houses.
Register for the city election, right
George Hall took in the exposition at
Columbus last week.
Remember, you can’t vote in the city’'
election unless you register.
Saturday next ends the time for regis
tration. Attend to it at once.
Don't forget to renew your subscription
tO the COU KANT-AMERICAN.
Mrs. J. M. and Miss Nora Neel, visited
friends in Atlanta last week.
Demorest’s Magazine and the Courant-
Amkrican together, lor $2.50.
The Flection for county officers takes
place on the 2nd day of January next.
The American Farmer and the Cou
rant-American one year, for only $1.25.
The early bird catches the worm—so
does the fellow who eats chestnuts in the
Miss Katie Christian is spending the
week with relatives and friends in Ma
I)r. M. M. Puckett, with his little
daughter, made a brief trip to Dalton
Mrs. J. H. Bate, of Marietta, spent a
portion of last week, visiting relatives in
Col. J. T. Whitman, of one of Georgia’s
best weeklies, the Dalton Citizen, called
to see us last Friday.
Mrs. H. A. Chapman, of Calhoun, spent
last week in Cartersville with her sister,
Mrs. J S. Hill house.
Miss Addie Stokely, of Acworth, passed
through the city on her way home from
Stilesboro last Monday.
For two dollars and a half yon can get
Godey’s Lady’s Book aud the Courant-
American for one vear
We are authorized to announce the
name of W. H. Terrell, asa candidate for
alderman for the first ward.
Miss Idelett Hillhouse, today, leaves
for Newberry, & C., where she will spend
several months with friends.
Do you want to vote for county officers?
If so, your name must be registered by
the 22J inst. Don’t neglect it.
Rev. W. H. Cooper is visiting friends in
Southwest Georgia, and preached at
Cuthbert, his former home, last Sunday.
Rev. C, Fletcher Walton, of the North
Georgia Conference, spent Monday here,
en route to the conference session at Mill
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. H. Low, of New
Orleans, are in the city, called hither by
the sad death of their daughter, Mrs. J.
n Harris, jr.
Bartow Leake, Esq., announces himself
ft candidate for alderman. He is a live
Popular citizen, and will do the clean
thing if elected.
Cotton is rolling in lively this week.
Our buyers pay Atlanta prices, and Car
tersville continues to grow in favor as a
Who will have the honor of furnishing
the editor’s Christmas turkey this year?
Here is a chance for some patriot to be
lifted to undying fame.
Rapt. Sim Munford has moved into bis
* 1 -ant new residence on Casaville street.
His pleasant family will prove quite an
addition to Cartersville society.
Don't wait until time for registration
*' past, and then kick because you can’t
v °te in the city election. If you want
a voice in the election of city officials,
rc b'ister at once.
And now clever Geo. Aubrey is putting
011 airs, and stepping higher than coui
on account of the arrival of a
lively young lady at his house. He says
bosses the whole establishment al
Hr. W. W. Gilbert, from North Caro
iin a, has bought a handsome lot on Cass
vdle street, of Rev. J. T. Norris, and will
h’oce.'d at once to build a comfortable
dwelling house on it for his own use. He
w ‘l! soon enter business in Cartersville.
Tax Collector Linn has an important
noticeia this week’s issue, to which we
invite special attention. The time for
registering for the county election ends
on the 22d of this month. See that you
register before that time. Head the
See the big bargains in table linen, and
many other Things, at the Bargain Store.
There is more building goingon in Car
tersville than at any previous time in ten
years; and the probability is that more
houses will be built here within the next
twelve months than have been in as many
years past. All kinds of houses are in
demand, and as the work goes on the
Next Wednesday is the day for the
election of mayor and aldermen. Re
member it, and vote for live, progres
sive, and safe men, to manage our
affairs. Now is no time for slow coaches
—we must have men of public spirit,
enterprise and go-ahead-ativeness, if we
would not sit down again and sleep
over our interests while other towns are
up and doing.
Only 35 cts. for a good corset at the
A lively party went from Emerson last
Tuesday to see “Bill Nye” at the Opera
House in Atlanta, and had a most en
joyable time. The following composed
the party: Misses Mina Barber, Maud
Markham, May Markham and Minnie
►Stegall, of Emerson, and Messrs. Edwin
C. Black, of Boston, H. and J. Joues, of
Emerson, F. G. McCandless aud Wm. H,
Wikle, of Cartersville.
The ladies tell us there is to be another
spelling bee about the 20th, with oyster
coupons. A class of married ladies will
spell against a class of married gentle
men, and the young folks will be divided
in an interesting way. It is suggested
that a prize be given the best speller, and
also the poorest speller. Several new
and attractive features will be provided,
and a better time than ever is promised
those who attend.
Don’t miss the grand bargains in hand
kerchiefs, at the Bargain store.
A most delightful thanksgiving service
was held at the Methodist church in this
city last Thursday evening. A splendid
and appropriate sermon was delivered by
Prof. Stewart, of Centenary College, Cleve
land, Tenn, A number of special songs
and anthems had been prepared by the
choir, and the music was a most enjoya
ble feature of the occasion. A collection
was taken for the benefit of the poor,
and a handsome sum was raised.
If Mose Scheuer w asn’t such a red hot
Democrat, and Bro. Harrison would
listen to us, we’d recommend him for a
position in the New York Custom House,
as general searcher for goods smuggled
in b,v female immigrants. This because
of the dexterity with which he recently
unwound a bolt of calico, which a colored
female had stolen and concealed under
her bustle. But Mosealways lets thieves
off if they have no father or mother.
Kid gloves going at 50 cts. at the
Mr. W. S. I). Wikle, formerly of this
county, but for the past sixteen years in
charge of the press rooms of the Macon
Telegraph, lias decided to go into the
manufacture of roller composition at
Atlanta. He is one of the finest press
men in the South, and by long years of
actual experiment, has perfected a com
position that is the very best, and the
fraternity’ will be glad to know that they
can procure this important article so
near at home, aud from a man in posi
tion to guarantee its quality. There is
a big Meld for such auenterprise, and Mr.
Wikle is just the man to fill it. We wish
our friend abundant success.
Mr. L. E. Menkee, the photographer,
who is already well and favorably known
to the people of Cartersville, will be here
to establish a gallery about the 15th of
this month, and desires us to let his many
friends know the fact. He is a fine artist,
and makes all kinds of pictures, from the
smallest to life size. He has a fine repu
tation as an artist, and his skill and ex
perience renders it perfectly safe for him
to guarantee full satisfaction* to his
NEXT TO THE ELECTION,
The big bargains at E. St hick i.axd &
Bros., are the most frequently talked of.
Everybody argues that never within the
quarter of the century has there been such
a display of Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Thousands of dollars worth of new goods
are now on sale. Come and see our as
sortment. Fruit Preserves in glass and
wood the best brand extant. We are over
stocked in many lines and for the next
few days will offer some special bargains.
Tripe, pigs feet, lunch tongue, chip beef,
shrimps, sardines, and a thousand delica
cies to be had at Stricklands at rock bot
tom prices. Our new oatmeal, buck
wheat flour and mince meat havearrived
nicer than ever before. Come and try a
pine apple cheese made from pure Goshen
cream. Our pickles, sauces, french mus
tard and imported spices, fine teas, cof
fees, macaroni, chocolates, gelatine and
olives are of the best brand. Maple
syrup, ginger preserves, Dove brand
hams, breakfast bacon and dry beef, new
crop New Orleans syrups, raisins, citron
currants and lemon peel for fruit cakes.
Everybody knows that E. Strickland &
Bro. keep everything put into a fruit
cake. Remember for fresh and nice goods
Strickland’s is the place to buy them.
We are receiving new crops New Orleans
sugars and syrups by the barrel or ; n
less quantity, and weeau save you freight
by buying from us.
p IROYAL ®osoiß
This powder never varies. A marvel of purity,
strength ami wholesonienes. More economical
than the ordinary kinds, and cannot be sold in
competition with the multitude of low test, short
weiifht alum or ohosphate powders. Sold only
in cans. Royal Baking Powder Cos.,
10t Wall St., N. Y.
A Charming Book.
“The Beautiful Story,” a narrative
history of the Bible, by the great histo
rian, J. W. Buel, is pronounced by the
greatest minds of the age, the very best
production in the field of literature.
Our young friend, J. H. Holmes, of Cass
ville, has the agency for tins great book,
and no intelligent citizen can afford to
let him pass by without at least looking
into its merits. We will have something
to say of the prominent features of this
great work next week.
in every department
for tlie next 30 days.
The goods must be
sold; come at once and
secure some of the tre
mendous bargains we
will offer. No reason
able offer refused.
J. P. JONES.
To tlie Voters of Cartersville
I am a candidate for Alderman in the
4th Ward, and respect fully ask your sup
port. lam for free schools straightout,
(for the poor as well as the rich) and if
elected I promise my support to every
measure looking to the interest of Car
tersville and her people. Election 2d
Wednesday in December, 1888.
One six room dwelling house, conven
ient to business. Good water, large gar
den spot. Applv to J. P. Jones.
A lady’s breastpin—plain gold pin.
Finder will please leave it at this office.
TO THE MOTHERS
Your darling little one is liable to an
attack of Croup at any time Do not
poison it with lnudanum or paregoric, of
which most cough mixtures are compoaed.
THROAT AND LUNG CURE
OF TAR, MULLEIN, WILD CHERRY
Is purely a vegetable compound; contains
neither opiate narcotic nor mineral of any
kind, and is therefore the safest and at
the same time the surest cure for and pre
ventive of this most dread complaint of
any known remedy.
For whooping rough it is a certain ar and
positive cure. For Cough< Co'ds , Qu nsy,
Sore Throat , Hoarseness, Infuenza. Bron
chitis and Asthma it is a sovereign cure.
Sore Throat and Whoopiig Cough Cured
Atlanta, (4a., Jan. 16,1888.
Hunnicutt Medicine Cos.:
Gent’emen—My two-year old child hnd
whoopint: cough in its severest form, and
I c#uld find noth ng to relieve if. until I
procured a bottle of Hunnicutts Throat
and Lung Lure. After taking about one
lourtn ot same, the dear little one was
cured completely, and has not had the
slightest cough since. I have used the
remaindered'the bott ein my family since
for colds and coughs, and in every in
stance a cure Wfig affected, especially in
my own case. I had an aggravated sore
throat and. hacking cough of three weeks'
standing, and was cured with four doses.
\\ ishing you success, respectfully,
Mrs T. K. Fuller,
No. 20 Martin St.
Ask your druggist for it, and if he does
cot keep it, we will send it to you on re
ceipt ot price—one dollar per bottle or 6
bottles for $5.00,
P. O. Drawer 30. Atlanta. Ga
Send for book of testimonials free.
Greatest Array of Bargains in the History of Our Business.^—
The Big Rush of Last I eeka Testimony of Our Success.
We have surely outdone ourselves with attractive styles and still more attractive prices. No wonder people say Scheuer
Bro*,’ styles and prices are unmatchable,
T X T ■'n yA Our Dress Goods department, in point of magnitude, variety, style
||% t w | Q | y * | and price is unsurpassable. It contains everything tbt fashion dic-
JL- s X X-J—V_X Jl-J' • tales, Broad Olotbs, Henriettas. Sebastopols, Armures, La Toscas,
Whip Cords, Habit Cloths, Alhambra Flannels, plain and plaid Tricos, etc., in every imaginable shade,
ITfairfv glistens with the richcstflfffl TflffUffTMf! 11 fIUffFWT u ropeaunuYeities, If you want
fine, medium,or low priced JjQy J U UUiflA 8 Iflfilsi A Wlllßati * ty w * Dt -
Here we are absolutely rulers. Such a thing as competition is not IrCt ?
be thought of. It is an acknowledged fact that we are doingthe cloak • YylUCllxij • VyivJCiTlio *
trade of Cartersville. .
TXT TTPTT n nTT I\/TF' TvT r rO Our Plush Plush Short Wraps and Plush Jackets are simply beautiful, and
rLU on UAKML JN 1 O.tho prices are extremely low.
Our stock of JACKETS, NEWMARKETS, WRAPS and CIRCULARS is larger than ever and our prices
cannot be matched any where. 250 Misses Garments at halt their value.
I-ctYTI ) OUR CLOTHING DEPARTMENT ' ~
to OUR HAT DEPARTMENT Unheard of
Overflowing. OUR SHOE DEPARTMENT prioes '
Leaders of Styles and Low Prices.
125,000 Acres Timber Land!
3,000,000 Acres Florida Land. 5,000 Acres Iron Manganese
AUBREY & M^EWEN,
Real * Estate, * Goal, * Insifrance.!
Choicest City Property on the Market . Farms, All Sizes.
Call at Maffett’s for fresh fish. tf.
Our facilities for jobbing are unsur
passed. We buy at the right time and the
right place. Strickland & Bro.
Select oysters all the time at Maf
Parties buying in unbroken packages
will consult their interest by pricing our
goods. We meet all competition.
E. Strickland & Bro.
Time is limited in which those rare bar
gains are attainable that are now offered
at the Bargain Store.
Take your baby to Abell and get it
No such opportunity to buy goods at
appalling sacrifices in price has been be
fore offered the people of Cartersville as
now are offered at the Bargain Store.
Abell's baby photographs are immense.
Go at onceandget someof those goods
that are offered so cheap at the Bargain
Mr. 11. W, Kingsbury, who lias spent a
number of weeks among relatives and
friends in this part of Georgia, took the
train at this place Monday for North
west Texas, which section he has claim
ed as his home for a number of years,
being engaged profitably in the cattle
Next Sunday at the Methodist church,
the service will consist of a general re
view of the year's work. Reports from
pastor and all officials, and close with
the Lord's Supper. At night Rev. H. J.
Adams will preach his farewell sermon.
One ot Abell’s lull life size Bromide
photos, elegantly framed, will be given
with the first twenty-five sittings for
cabinets, one-half dozen each. Don’t
delay. Commences Friday morning.
“We Point With Pride”
To the “good name at home,’’ won by
Hood's Sarsaparilla. In Lowell, Mass.,
where it is prepared, there is more of
Hood s Sarsaparilla sold than of all
other medicines, and it has given the
best of .satisfaction since its introduc
tion ten years ago. This could not be
if the medicine did not possess merit. If
you suffer from impure blood, try Hood’s
Sarsaparilla and realize its peculiar cura
H. B. PARKS fi COMPANY,
-f —__ LEADERS IN ■■ -f
Boots, Shoes, Hats and Clothing*.
LARGEST STOCK, BEST GOODS AND LOWEST PRICES IN NORTH GEORGIA.
Buy your goods where you can find all you want for your family. No house in
the South is better prepared to fill your bills more completely and satisfactorily than
ours. We keep everything for clothing men, women and children from the crown oi
their heads to the soles of their feet.
Great Bargains in Dress Goods!
175 Cashmere Suits (12 yds.) with trimmings, buttons and thread, for $2.15.
a 5 lovely Wool Serge Suits, double width (10 yds.) with trimmings, buttons, thread
and linings, lor the small sum of $3 25,
2,000 yards beautiful Wool Henrietta Suitimrs, in nil the new colors at 25 35 40
and 50c. This is the best and cheapest line of Dress Goods in Georgia. ’ V ’
Silks, Plushes and Velvets.
35 lovely Silk and Plush Suits, $35.00, $50,00, $60.00 and $75.00 each. Fit for a
queen to wear,
Millinery, Hats, Bonnets. ——51$
We are headquarters for latest styles in Ladies’ Hats and Millinery.
Store is the Great Trading House^^^
AND HEADQUARTERS FOR THE
ILLiICESJF FLOYD COUNTY.
SV"!? Bnd yoU , ? nt in Drf fiood9 ' B >° ts . Shoes, Hats, Clothing.
Clo ks, Millinery, &c„ ana at rock bottom prices.
CLOAKS! CLOAKS! CLOAKS!
The largest, prettiest and cheapest stock of Cloaks an Wraps in the State,
Flannels, Casslmeres, Jeans and Woolen Goods
in all grades and at lowest possible prices. It will pay you to come fifty miles to buv
your winter bill of dry goods, &c,, of y
H. B. PARKS & CO.,
238 Broad Street, Rome, Ga.
20sep3m. Agents for Butterick’s Patterns.
Don’t forget, thnt T. C. Burton is man
ufacturing hand made harness and pay
in''- highest cash price for hides. Repair
ng a specialty. ATts* Main street, o-tf
FENCE POaTS WANTED.
Wanted at once One Thousand Fence
Posts —post oak or chestnut —delivered
in Cartersville. Apply to
Cleveland is Beat,
But Burton’s hand-made harness isn’t
Public School Notice.
I will pay teachers and enumerators
on Friday and Saturday, 7th and Bth
Dec., prox.. at the court house in Car
tersville. . R. C. Saxon,
County School Commissioner.
Oysters and fish—fresh and fine—kept
constantly on hand at Matfett’s. tf.
When you buy Burton’s hand-made har
All indebted to me for goods or fertil
izers are given notice that their notes
and accounts are due, aud to meat iny
obligations I must collect. Please call
at once and settle up.
n22-3t -I. K. Rowan.
The choicest: foreign and domestic fruits
always on hand at Maffett’s. tf.
Bartow Powder Works,
CLARKE ROBINSON, Proprietor.
PURE NITRO GLYCERINE.
Haying had 12 years experience, is prepared
and will furnish explQsive* tha will give ent
satisfaction. \V hen desired wil furnish for exfc
heavy or dangerous work the i ecessarv skill
BOX 1, Cartersville, Ga.,
. VOL. DUNNING, Agent,
-austfm. Ifi S. Forsyth St,.. Atlanta. Ga.
I suffered with rheumatism in the
shoulder for months and the only thing
I found that did me any good was Sal
vation Oil. It cured me and I recom
mend it to all sufferers with said disease.
N. Ulman, 1 Pearl St., Baltimore,Aid.
TV hat is it makes George Edmonds so
cool and placid, and how does lie do such
deep thinking ? It is because he never
allows himself to be harassed with colds.
He takes Dr. Bull’s Cough Syrup, he
A fine gold watch given away with the
first 40 sittings for one-half dozen Bou
doir photographs at Abell’s Palace Tent
Gallery. Comeearly on Friday Nov. 30th*
AA ith each order for a full life size
Bromide, Abell will give half dozen cabi