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,fAOJCSOF,G A., MA Y~ M, 1882
W. K. IURP, - ■ Editor.
“THE JA(KJ kh,
rUBUSHKD KVERY FRIDAY, at
JnrkMoa, HuKtt County,tia.
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hi* In lh local column will Iw married at
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Ofevery detfription, promptly and neatly execu
ted at rca*onahtr rate*.
The delay of the News this week, is
caused from a failure to receive our
paper in time.
■ The Argus Imd better show up or
“ shut up, on the railroad question.
Queen Victoria was born 24ih May,
1810, and is coneiqueutly sixty-three
- years M.
’ Jt is pone tied by the people that
Mr. S'ephens can beat any body tor
Governor of Georgia, under any and
~- 1 Wears not famllliar with tho cir
cumstances, but all who we hear speak
of it, any that the Argus oil the R. R.,
question, is too utterly too—bosh.
Uuknown person, the other night,
.desecrated 4he Jewish cemetery at
Columbus, S. C., demolishing twenty
.[of the handsomest tombs,
TLe wife ot Senator Lintar, it is re
ported,is dyiugat her home in Ox-,
ford, Mias. Her illness has kept the
senator put of his seat during most ot
the present session. Mr*, Lamar, is
tW daughter of Judge Longslrevt
the auihor of ‘ Georgia Scenes."
A man in Batts county is Iriying
to make a living these hard times by
pioking his neighbor's geese and dia
posing of tho fathers. And yet they
say that the Southern farmeis are not
• thrifty claae.—Griffin News
cT" “’fLe J.ckson New a round* the
Clarion notes of its” “political horn,”
all through the State ot Butts, nail
ing on all Independents, liberals etc.,
in fact everybody but democrat's to
meet in Jackson the 27ih to select
delegates to tho mass meeting to be
held in AtlairU in June”— Butts
County Argus- ~ .
It is neediomi to add that the above
is as false, as the motive that prompt
;• ed it, i8 degrading.
'• The Argus man insinuates that wo
wrote the article in the News, under
thu oapticn of “Honor to him, to
whoms Honor is due,” concerning the
origin of the M. A B, It. K. Exten
sion. lie attempts to “measure car
' corn in hi* half bushel." Wo disclaim
ever writing a communication lor our
own columns tinder an assumed name,
for the purpose of shielding cur views
on any subject. The attention ol the
Argua is called to our Editorial col
nmna, for the Editor’s continents.
Some of the Bourbon paper* do
nounoe the Independent move in
Georgia, as ‘‘nothing,’'a pet feet fane - ’
• ‘doomed failure from the Oral day,”
Ac. If this be true there has been
mors vsluble space wasted iu long
winded editorials, about “nothing,” by
sensible men (?) than has ever been
known in the history of Georgia
Journalism. But it is evident that
■uch is not the case ; the fact is too
patent that the Liberal party has
created a commotion in Georgia I*ol
. itiee ; hence, the attention and “re-
paid by the Bourbon press. .
Quite use it'Hi* accident happened
to me of the supply trains, or* the M.
A B. Extension, nenr Ire Burg, one
night laet week, in wliioh live or six
darkies were crippled, some et them
being seriously hurt. As the train
Waa crossing a trestle about 3) feet in
height, one ol the cars jumped the
track knocking down 3 or 4 bente ol
the trest'e precipitating three or lour
flat eve into the chasm below. It
was a miraculous escape of death to
tlfoae jumping and tailing with the
•am, tie* and limber*. The eng ne
et&several cars passed over safely.
The incident waa one that is liable
to happen to any railroad and can
only be accounted '♦’<*l either by one
'ofthe standards, used to bold the
tics on tbs oars, falling across the
track or the flange breaking off one.
of the wheels that oused it to tnoanl
the. track, which will wreok the best
trestle in the world. The bridge and
trestle work on the Extension ere
built, heavy timber* sod construct
ed under lha skill and supervision ol
experienoed workmen. It was ascer
tained after examination, that the
flange waa broken off one of the
wheels under the car that first moun
ted the traoit,
Rev. J. H Campbell, a faithful
and aged minister, continues to bold
open air meetings in Columbus
Another cotton mill will soon be in
operation in Columbus, Georgia will,
ere long, be a great manufacturing
Captain Lee, ol Biackshear, lias
been sentenced to one year in the
penitentiary for killing a man by the
name of Long.
Putnam county still keeps up its
agricultural club. There are many
other counties that would find it prof
liable to do likewise
Little Rock Ark., May 27.—A spe
cial received here tiwhiy, front Eureka
Springs, says that Senator Hill’s condi
tion is precarious, though slightly im
proved. Death may come at any time,
or life may be prolonged for months.
He is hopeful, hut realizes his critical
Wm. Strelds, a prominent planter,
and his five children, were recently
killed by a tornado in Pike county,
Ames Vick, whom every lover of
♦lowers seemed almost to know, died
at Rochester, New York, on tho 16111
inst, aged 63 years.
Cleveland, 0., Bridge and Car
Wofks Company hag suspended,
throwing 700 workmen out of em
In a quarrel last Saturday, near
Muscatine, In , the 15 year old daugh
ter ol John MoMermou shot and k'll
Judge Stewart will hear tho mo
tion for anew trial for Doyal, now
under the death sentence, in Griffin
on the 7th of June.
Negro hog thieves in Sumter coun
ty disguise themselves in a igator
skins in order to escape detection
whilst plying I heir vocation.
Conductor Hammond, who was di*
charged by the Central Railroad for
putting a colored woman out of the
ladiv’s car near Thoinaslon, will bo
restored to his position on the Ist of
The decison of the court in banc,
just rendered, unanimously affirms
the judgement of the lower court,
that Guiteau shall hang on June 35.
Although Mr Heed speaks mysteri
ously of some action he proposes to
take, it is regarded as evident that
Guileau’s last chance has been swept
New Switzerland, on the Air Line
Railroad, is settled by Swiss colonists.
Each family brought with them to
Georgia from $2,000 to $5,000
Able W,iglit, ofGriffit; shipped a
1000 enrp taken from bis fish pond
one day last week. He realized S2O
Judge Jones, of Waynesboro, was
struck and killed by ligh tYing on the
evening of the 1 lib. Hip son, who
was witb him at the time, was badly
burnt and seriously shooked by the
Georgia rivers are being stocked
with Now if our legislature will
enact and the oourts will enforce
stringent laws prohibiting seining
poisoning, etc , we will eoon I uve In
abundance of this brain making food.
Miss Fortuer, who was arrested at
W rightsville n few dsys ago, charged
with opening letters not addressed to
her, hss beon found inuocent and te
leased, A mail carrier named Bow
en turned out to be the guilty party,
Sevon steamers landed 7,741 immi
grants at Castle Garden Tuesday. The
steamer France from Liverpool,
brought 1,295 ; the Spain, 1,201; Am
sterdam, from Rotterdam., 1,115; the
Polsria, from Hamburg. 977; Wnes-
Itwid, from Antwerp, 849 the Geiser,
from Copenhagen, 70S, and the De
Ruyter, from Antwerp, 486.
Up tp the present time there have
been shipped this year and deposited
by the United States Fish Commission
about sU million shad. The work of
the intire season will probably embrace
the distribution of nearly eight mill
ion shad and counting millions of her
“Iron,” published in London, says
There sre many articles in wnich sev
eral counties are a long way ahead of
us. An example is to be found in the
superiority of the tools which sre now
so largely imported into this country
from America, and which, while re
markable for their quality and finish
are much less costly than those of Eng
Geo. I. Seney’s explanation is as
honorable as his deed. Said he: "If
any one asks you why I give so much
money to Wesleyan Female College,
tell them it was to honor ray mother,
to whom, under God. I owe more than
to all the world beside." * *
“I admire the Southern women.
There are possibilities in the Southern
women not equalled anywhere else on
Land in the more common streets
of New York is worth IfcWJ.OOO to *BBO,-
000 per acre : in the beet part of Broad
way it is *1,000,000 per acre, and the
comer of Wall and Broad streets, the
most valusble obrner on the oontinent,
was recently sold at the rate of $14,-
000,000 per acre. Values sue even
greater in ~ naiTmi In New York,
property is sold by the foot front; in
London hy the square fttot.
A Dignified Course.
Greensboro Home (Journal : Gen.
Gartrell is at present the observed of
all observers in the political world.
Taking his position at an early hour
on a well prepared platform, with
philosophical and dignified compos
ure, he is biding Lis lime, prepared to
acquiesce in the judgement of.the
people as announced through the bal
lot box next October. This dignifi
ed course of the general must com-'
mand the respect ol all parties
What la An Editor f
An exchange gets off the following
hiunon us description of* an editor,
the latter part of which we commend
to the consider a 1 ion of those who
read but do not subscribe to the
Well, he is the man who reads the
newspapers, writes articles on most
any subject, sets type, reads proofs,
folds, mails, runs on errands saws
wood, draws water, works in the gar
den tilks to all who call is blamed
for a hundred tilings which is no
body's bit in ess but his own, helps
people get into office [who forget all
about it afterwards] and frt quentiy
gets cheated out of ba'f his earnings.
He puffs and does more to build up
the town than any other body, and
the mixer and fogy are hem filed
thereby ; yet they will say that the
editor’s paper is of no aeeount, will
not advertise or take the paper, but
will borrow it from some of their
mighbors. Who wouldu’l be an ed
A CurlouM Incident.
Aunt Char es Fox told us of an
American Friend who once filt a
ooncurn to go somewhere, lie knew
not where, He ordered his gig, his
servant asking where he was to drive.
‘Up and down the road,’’ said the
master.' At last they met a fuher.l.
“Follow this funeral,said tho mas
ter. They followed in the procession
until they came to the church yard.
While the service was being perform
ed the Friend sat in his gig ; at its
conclusion he walked to tho grave,
and ho exclaimed solemnly : “The
person now buried is innocent of the
crime laid to her charge 1” and then
returned to |tis gig.. An elderly gen
llemanjin deep mourning ctme up to
him in great agitation and said. “Sir,
what you said lias surprised me very
much." “I can’t help it, I can’t help
it," replied the other ; “1 only said
wlml I was obliged tossy.’’ “Well,”
said the mourner,, “The person jn-i
buried is my wile,' who tor some years
has lain under the suspicion of hfi
delily to me. No one else knew of it,
and on her deathbed she again pro
tested her innocence, ami said that it
1 would not believe her then a wit
ness to it would be raised up even at
her graveside 1”
Gainesville Southron: Did you ev
er soe the Consli' ulion tread aro nnd
so softly in political matters as now?
I don’t seem to know whether it is
aloot or on horseback ; whether it
wants to be a “Ccpt. Jinks” or one of
the rank and file. Albert L.mar is
different, lie's % lull pledged Bour
bon General. He is bound to rule or
ruin, mostly the latter, if it is a po
litical party, college or newspaper he
lakes hold of.
It is ascertained that almost a'l
the western corn coming south has
glass finely pulverised in it, which
lias been the cause of the death of a
large number of mules throughout
IFesley Poole, colored, murdered
Milly Holbrook, near Carncsvillc a, few
days ago, in a quarrel over a small
The difficulty between the iron work
ers and their employers in and around
Pittsburg, Pn., will throw 40,000 men
out of employment on the Ist of June-
non t nuFin,
JUKSD'i, • - 84.
All Woik Warranted.
Curriaps, Banies, Wai
overhauled and repaired on short no
ALL. KINDS OF
done with neftintt* and di/pateb.
CARRIAGE SMITHING DONE.
Will keep on hand Coffins, Caskete
and Undertaker* Hardware. A hear*,
will also be furnished. ME- Shop in
race ©f Duke’# ore< nwrl
PROTECT YOOR WIFE 8 CHILD®
BY -JOiATMO THE OHDEOF THE
HEADQUARTERS AT MACON,GEORGIA.
Oi gauized In England 188.
Division No. 12 Jackson Ga.
The following is a list of the Officers and Chstrter Members, of the Order now
organized hr Jackson, Butts county Ga.
Y. A. WRIGHT, President, J. A. McMICHAEL, Vice President,
J. W. CRUM, Financial Sec’y. Dr. J. L. MAPP, Physician.
G. W. Mann, J. H. Land, J. T. Land, IT. O. Benton,
J. W. Carmichael.
At four Death, Your Wife and Children Will Receive From
500 to 3000 Dollars,
iff 1 7T
Oiii J Dollars Witt 'be paid Immediately for Funeral .Expenses.
J The Citizen* of Butts Bounty' will perceive that this plan of insurance is
conducted Uy their friends, at home, a rid each member has a voice in the man
ugementrof the affairs—consequently it no humbug. Tlte gentlemen that com
pose DIVISION NO. 12, at Jackson, is a sufficient guarantee to the people of
this section,'and should demand their attention. It is a regularly organized,
Chartered Institution, with the most substantial and influential men of Macon
and Bibb county as its managers; The Jackson Division meets on the third
Tuesday night in each month,and by governed Constitution and By-Laws which
may be seep by application tunny of its members.
Any male or female, between the age ofl6 and 60, who can pass the Exami
nation, can become a member of the Order and insure their lives from SSOO to
S3OOO. ’ It is worth your attention to encqttire Into the merits and benefits of
“THE HOME GUARDIAN.” Jackson, Ga., 20th, 1882.
GOLD KM BREAD.
ISLAND SHOALS MILLS,
r MILLS have an entire outfit of
NEW PROCESS MACHINERY
manufactured especially ft>r them.
This flour is highly recommended liy Dr. Hay
good. President ®f Kinory College, who calls the
bread made from it “ Golden JJread t ” from which
the flour takes its hamdsinf each aack will be
Bv aVkSS * M.\LUfTTnd A. Me WAT-
s6.\. Jupkwm, (J.
JOSI All BOS'VOItTH A CO.
21 detsl y ' Proprietor’s Mills.
\ 'i ;H. —rQ—
Physician ail Sarpon.
--or PICK IT ft rwfrft M A HON 1C H A LL, one Door
South of Drug .Stone. Cun he found at night with
Y. A. XVright, first door over J. J. Easton's
wa&.CALI.S e-un he left with Y. _A.
Wright, or James Harden.jan2s
I Have llcduerd the Price
Of the following HIGH GRADES
And well established Fertilizers as fol
John Merrynmtt At (Vs Guano to 4-'M) pound*
middling cut ton per ton.
K. Frank Coe’* Guano to 450 pound* middling
on!ton per ton.
Chesapeake Guano to 450 lb*, MdTng eotton.
Walton WhaH AAo’a Plow Brand 490 pounds
WaDon Whavm A Co> Acto.Phosphibte 360 lb*.
John Merryuian ft AlVa Avid Phosphate 380 lha
Call on me o|po>dtf the Brick Ware-house or on
Captain Hlatou. at Planters Ware-house, where
all my fertiliser* are stored and delivered.
Jus. A. BECKS, Agent,
mar!6 Griflln, Oa.
-MRS S C DUNCANS
Now MILLENERY Store
, ’ IK NOW OCES
At Jackson, Georgia.
1 take this method oftnfonninKthe oiliirns of Jackson and Butin .ounly, lrt I havr opened a
new and ha.fdeoim- il(x-k of Millenery floods in Jackson, in the new store, ueit door to M. L. Duke,
emtsiatins of the lateyt style,
UntH and Bonnets, Trimmings &c,
Flowers, Featliers, Ribbons, ColoreUs.Nuinsuks, Muslins, Ties, Edgings, Insert
ing, Lad's, Veiling, Hnndkcrchiefs, Fans Ac.,
My iroode are all m-w and of the latest atrle. CkU and examine them and Ret my prices. lam
oArrinir them at short profits. Soliciting a liberal al.nre of lln pstronuKC of tin-people of tblxsec-
Uon. lam Kes|>eet(\.lly Mrs. S. C. DUSCAX.
The “WHITE” Sewing Machine
®BBctiiie it is tie Latest
RUNNING; the most quiet; make* the prttieet
stitch; and has mors conveuicnccs than any
It is warranted five year* and is the easiest
to sell, and gives the best satisfaction of any
machine on the market.
intending purchaser* are eolciited to
amine it before keying. Responsible dealers
wan tu<l in all nnoccoied erritsry.
J. 1). & T. F. SMITH,
Wholesale and Retail Deales,
99 Broad Street ATLANTA, Georgia J®
H. IttNDBICK. T. A. WXIfIBI.
HENDRICK & WRIGHT.
Attorneys At Law.
JACKSON, BUTTS CO., GA.
WILL practice in all the COURTS except in the
Will attend to all business PROMPTLY.
M. V. McKibben,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
JACKSON, - - OA.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
JACKHOI, - • et,
WjfjL plead and practice in Butts and ad join
ing cotiiitiea, <3- OFFiCK at Court House,
1 feb ’B2.
C J LOWER,
Jewel e r ,
JACKSON. - - GEORGIA.
Repairing done on short notice. Work guar
anteed. Dealer in sewing machine oil and at
tachments. „ lfeb ’
illATtPi UOIS .
ffTHEonly hotel offering special accomi.ioda
-- tion* to the traveling public visit’ kson.
The tablea Are furnished with the very -cst
Parties traveling hy private conveyance can
also have their atock cared for at reasonable
rates. H O. BENTON,
*ep 30-ly Proprietor.
To The Public;
THE undersigned is now prepared to carrj
panne tigers on the regular mail route between
Jackson and Covington at reasonable rates. Will
leave Jackson every Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday morning at 7 o’clock. I will also carry
baggage or other light freight. Your patronage
solicited. Copt. J. P. LOYD,
P. S.—When in Jackson I can be found at the
Benton House. aep 23-tf
Money! MONEY!! Molly!!
Loaned to Farmers.
Parties desiring to negotiate LOANS on five
year* time can make application through me by
calling at my office. I will act a* Attorney for
any farmer who ha* improved lands, in securing
loans to the value of one-third of their real es
tate. Y. A. WRIGHT,
Office at Court House, marß
K __ ffl
FOR. 1882, OFF&RB
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TO SUBSCRIBERS AND—
..•4 „ *;.V :r A S V ‘t .<#*
To those getting up Clubs
• ' r .*? J - r ‘ r
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A SPLENDID OPFiiTOY
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To Get & Celebrated “White Sewing Machine' For Nothing,
The, NEWS a 28 column paper, published weekly st' JACKSDN, ths COUK.
TY SITE of BUTTS county, centrally located between Macon and At Unit, on
the NEW Macon A Brunswick Railroad Extension. It is s live, loesl pp, r
and gives the general news throughout the State, as well ss Sou then nsst
items and the General Topics of the day, also a large amount ofjiteratus wkitb
will be found interesting to the general reader.
INVaRIABLY IN ADVANCE. 1,.
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Being published in n section of country which is inst being developed hy the
building of anew railroad and being circulated anionic an inteligent nd pros
perous class. Subscribers are being added, every week, to our
Already Large List
, . i
which is circulated throughout a scope of country, 40 miles square, tributary to
Jackson. "■ v . .. ■
t’tttt! follow ijstg-
INDUCEMENTS Are offered to CASH subscribers, ONLY, at ONE DOLLAF
AND FIFTY CENTS each, for a year’s subscription.
Fo rA Club of 5
We will give a fine pocket knife, or a year’s subscription to tU NEWS.
k* - * I* -M. :•
For A Club of 15,
We will give a good New Silver Watch, Stem Winder.
For a Club of 30
We will give JEN DOLLARS IN GOLD.
For A Club of 50
We will give a celebrated “White Sewing Machine.” warranted, with the
Gompanny'* written guarantee to keep it in repair, for five year*.
For a Club of 100,
i * . •, . • •• ’
We will give a fine DOUBLE-CAPE GOLD WATCH, Stem Winder, with a
TJOLD PLATED Chain of a beautiful design. . , . , .
For A Club of 175*
We will give a fine Home-Made Piano-Box Buggy, warranted to be as l oci
any that can be put up anywhere.
We will give each CASH Subscriber, for this year, obtained through a club oi
otherwise, a printed certifficate, entitling them to a.chance, FREE of charge,
in a drawing for one
“White's Sewing machine
With all the Extra Attachments, and Company’s written guarantee tq keeip
it in repair for five rears ; the price of which is 160,00. This proposition tc
hold "nod provided as many as 50 Subscribers are obtained from thi* dat* Jan
-nary 17th 1882, to Decemberßlat, 1882. The drawing will be conducted f*ir | T>
three or four di sen teres ted gentlemen of Jackson, will be secured to conduct
the drawing. The goods we offer you, can he seen hy calling at tbeN*?* B
office. -Vo humbug, but you may rely on our propositions.