Walter Allen and Paul Trulock
visited Amsterdam recently.
Mr. J. D. Harrell of Bainbridge
spent Wednesday in Climax.
Miss Maggie Hinson of Hinson
Fla., visited relatives here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Paxker left
last week for Whigham where they
will reside in future.
Miss Mabel Herring spent Satur
day and Sunday with her parents
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Herring.
Miss Mattie Funderburk,* of Iron
•ity, was the guest of her cousin,
Miss Flora Boyce this week.
Mr. Jeff Glisson came over from
Faceville on another flying visit lazt
Sunday and returned on the evening
Miss Veda Gainey, of Fowltown
has returned to hei home after a
few days visit to her Aunt Mrs. W.
Mr. Walter Swicord of Savannah
and his sister Mrs. J. M. Flynn of
VFayci'Oss who lias been visiting rel
atives here returned home Sunday.
Mrs. J. B. Roberts, Mrs. J, C.
Griffin, of Fowltown and Miss Lottie
Denny of Amsterdam attended the
Sabbath School Institute here Fri
Mrs. II. 1’. Thomas who has been
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Dunean Curry, lor the past two
months, left Tuesday for her home
Miss Annie Curry closed another
snoccRBfnl term of school at Fowl-
town last Friday, and we are de
lighted to have her home for the
^JOr. W, A. Powell of Cairo who
kaa been in the United Slates Army
for the past two years pasgcd through
Climax Monday cnroute to Dothan
Ala., to visit relatives.
Mr. B. W. Cox moved into his
comfortable new residence this week.
We nro sorry to lose his interesting
family from our midst even though
they b« hut two miles out of town.
Misses Mattie Lee Averitt, Vera
and Lyda Rawls, three very pretty
girls of Fowltown who have been the
guests of Miss Alice Trulock for the
past several days have returned
Roy. E. L. Padrick, who has serv
ed this charge quite acceptably for
the past three years has been ap
pointed to the work at Lake Park.
He am) his family depart this week
for their home.
The Sabbath School Institute held
here on last Friday was successful
and enjoyable beyond our fondest
hopes. The day perfect, the dinner
delicious and bountiful, the address
es—well, they were simply superb,
and Climax’ latch string will always
be on the outside for Messrs Per
kins. McCarty, Merrell and Hardy.
The mere presence of such men is a
blessing, and our pastor lias our sin
cere thanks for the inauguration of
the Sabbath School Institute.
Miss Sallio Curry, one ot our most
beautiful and popular young ladies
leaves Thursday morning with her
sister, Mrs H, P. Thomas, for At
lanta, where she will spend a few
days and thence to Adairsvilie,
where she is to he bridesmaid ft the
wedding of a friend.' She will re-
tarn to Atlanta for the holiday sea
son and in January will enttr
Brenan Conservatory at Gainesville,
Qa. We regret losing her for so
loag a time.
A Daace at the Waiuaa.
The Bainbridge German Club
gave a most delightful dance at
the Waininan Hotel on Thmsday
of last week. The evening was
ideal for danci g and the sweet
music dispensed bv the talented
orchestra from Tallahassee was rs
pecially enjoyed by all the partici
pants. JThere were about thirty
couples present many of whom
were visitors and the scene pre
sented an unusually gala appear
ance. Several figures of the ger
man were danced, Mrs. W. S.
Thompson of Bremen leading with
Mr. Erie Donalson.
During the evening dainty and
delectable refreshments were
served ir. the spacious dining room
and not untd the early hours ot
the morning did the revelry cease.
This is the first of a scries of dan
ces to be given by the club which
is a recent organization.
Judge Speer is Merciful.
In the United States court at
Augusta recently Rainey K. Strib.
ling entered a plea of guilty to
the charge of illicit distilling. The
grand jury and district attorney
asked for the mercy of the court,
it being represented that he was
very poor and that his family, the
mother being sick, were in desti
tute circumstances and in need of
his helpdf the bread winner.
Judge Speer sain that he would
carry out his recommendation and
give him the minimum sentence, a
month in jail and a fine of £100.
“Were you ever in jail ?" asked
“No sir,” replied the defendant.
“Then you do not. know what a
bad place the jaii is, do you?’’ was
the next question. The prisoner
confessed his ignorance, except by
“Well, I shall not let you rely
strictly upon your imagination in
the future, however vivid it may
be, as to how bad a place it may
be. I shall send you to see.
Judge Speer then directed that
Stribling he confined in the Rich
mond county jail until sundown, at
which time an order suspending
his sentence during his good be
havior wont into effect. A burden
was lifted irom the prisoner’s face
at this announcement.
“Has any one a Greer’s alma
nac ?” asken the court. No one
could supply the wapt. “Well,
it does not matter, I will leave it
to the jailor to say at what hour it
And when the sun had settled
behind the western hills, Strib-
ling, the distiller, went his way re
Notice to White Teachers.
Special Examination December 30
and 31, 1903.
A special examination of appli
cants for teachers’ licenses will be
held at the College in - Bainbridge,
beginning Wednesday morning
at 9 o’clock and continuing two
days. The examination wi\l be on
the common school branches in
cluding physiology and the science
and practice of teaching.
| All pa-ties desiring to teach in
the white public schools of Deca
fur county before the next state
examination and who do not hold
a license issued for this county
are expected to take a special ex
J. S. Bradwell, C. S. C. y
GEORGIA:—By ,J. AT. Terrell, Governor
of said State.
Whereas, Official information ha6
been received at this Department that
on (lie 19th day of October 1909. in the
county of Decatur, some unknown person
committed murder upon the person of
Knnsam r l emples and escaped and is now
a fugitive from justice.
I have thought proper, therefore, to
issue this my Proclamation, hereby of
fering a reward «t One Hundred Dollars
for the apprehension and delivery of
said unknown person with evidence suf
ficient to convict to the sheriff of Deca
tur comity, Georgia.
And I do, moreover, charge and re
quire all officers in this state, civil and
military, to be vigilant in endeavoring
toappr-hend -aid unknown person in
order that lie may be brought to trial
lor the offense with which he stands
charged. Given under my hand and
seal of the State, this the 3rd day of
J. M. TERRELL, Governor,
My the Governor:
Philip Cook, Sec'y of State.
The Quincy Herald and Era has
discovered that Lake City, Fla.,
has joined Bainbridge in her pro
testations against the unfairness
of the Tallahassee team. By way
of correction we desire to say that
Bainbridge has never charged the
Tallahassee team as being any.
Ihing but a gentlemanly lot of fel
lows; at the same time she has
protested vigorously against the
very intemperate conduct of one
certain noteworthy Mr. Hughes,
the coach of the team and who de-
uiai.ueu the luuunassee boys to
return home over night, reUisin»-
the hospitality of the Bainbridge
boys, however the incident is
closed, and wc leave our delight
ful sister city Tallahassee, to” do
homage lo her invincible coach,
the G-e-n-t-1 e-m-a-n from ff-a-r-
I will be at the following precincts on
dates named below for the purpose of
collecting State and County Taxes for
the year 1908 .
Mouday, November 3
Will be at Bainbridge two week of
November superior court. Books will
p< sitiyely dose December 20 1903.
M. W. Bates T. C.
Court of Ordiuarv Decatur County:
To applications filed for pensions for
1003 ami amended application- (he fol
lowing are those allowed: E. E Barber,
J, G. limes. John Mashburu, Jeff Love
G. Gilpin. G. H. Mills, N. X. Lambeit,
L. C. Draffin, J. B. Wilson, F. J. Shores
Mrs. A. E. Belcher, Mrs. Na-mv Sanders
Mrs. M. A. Inlow, Mrs. Elizabeth Wil
liams. and Mrs. M. tt. Herring. Appli
cations not allowed and returned to this
office are as follows: ,J. V. .'lathis, J. T.
Lodge, J. L. llalloway, L. W. Barfield,
W. H. Mills, Mrs. Elizabeth Mock, Mrs.
N. A. Dawson, Mrs. A, A. Buchanan,
Mr*. S. A. Lovett. Indigent soldiers
disapproved and filed in pension office
in Atlanta, viz: G. W. Cowart, Ben
Franklin, J. E Thurshy, W. M. Dollar,
L. W. Griffin, Thos. Faircloth. Calvin
Kelly, and for increase of pensions also
filed in pension office hut not approved
viz: 11. A. George.
Instructions will be given later on to
those whose applications were approved
when to file their vouchers for their
T. B, Maxwell, Ordinary,
Notice is hereby given that there will
be sold before the court hou-e door in
Bainbridge, Ga.. at public outcry to the
highest bidder, between the legal hours
of sale, on the first Tuesday in January,
1904, the following property towit: The
dwelling house now occupied by Mrs.
McLeod, situated west of the new court
house in the city of Bainbridge, pur
chaser to remove same within ten days.
Also one iron safe, Herring's Patent," 3
continental office chairs, four desks and
filing cases, 3 tables, judge’s stand in old
court house, 9 benches and various
other articles therein. Ifiie large filing
on-e, one-legal blank filing case, two ta
bles. one office chair. Terms cash.
By order of the Board of County
Commissioners of Decatur County.
JOE H, GILPIN, Clerk.
All persons nre hereby warned
not to pick up, sell or otherwise
dispose of our Cypress Logs on
1 he Flint river nor to alter,
change or deface our brand on
same. All persons are also warn
ed not to buy any of our logs. _
The Cypress Lumber Co.
~ TRESPASS NOTICE.
All parties are he.ieby warned against
hunting or fishing or in any way trespass -
ing on my lands Nos. 218." 219, 232. 233.
234. 237, 238. 239, 249. 241,248, situated
in the forks of Spring creek and Flint
river, E. G. Piper, This Nov. 1-19011,
When solicited to insure
in other companies
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Clean Towels 4. Sharp Razors.
ALLEN BURGESS, Prop.
Roofing a specialty.
AH calls given prompt aiention.
Timing, Plumbing and Gas Fittljj
Gunsmithingand Sheet Metal W01
of a!/ kinds.
Old roofs repaired aryl repainted.
Troupe Street. I Bainbridge, 0
Rural Route/Mail Boxes Approved^
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