Watch This Space!
-it belongs to--
-* A. G. HITCHINS, *-
And When he Finds Time,
(for everything is in such a
He Will tell you all about that big
STOCK OF HARDWARE,
Those FINE GUNS, IMPORTED IMoECT from the factory, and will
tickle your ear with the low piices. He wi 1 1 also have something
to sayfabout that FRENCH CHINA, plain, baud and dec
orated ; they are lovely, imported by HIM, direct
from FRANCE. That line of IRONSTONE
is handsome,and of the best makes
and latest designs. He will
also take pleasure
WHEN HE FINDS TIME.
in telling you how
he got on the inside track
with ROGERS, the famous Cut
lery Manuf’g. Cos., and how he bought
that full line of Silver Plated Knives, Forks, Spoons
Etc. See his line in TRIPLE GOODS, they ae all WAR
RANTED. His line of STOVES and TINWARE is composed of
tbe “best makes/' and his ‘‘tins warranted not to leak.” Now, you all know
The Iron King Cook Stove.
Everything moves smoothly with the Iron King. No poor bread
to give your husband “dyspepsia/* but beautiful per ection
LAMPS ! UMI!
By Lamplight and not by moonlight will be tell you ot those “Lovely Parlor
Lamps, Library Lamps, and of those Lesser Lamps.
Baggies, Phtons, Surries, Etc.
He would tell you of his Fine Stock of BARNESVILLE open and top
BUGGIES, Fine “Phaetons” and SURREYS; also speak of those
HANDSOME “Phaetons” for Ladies, and those Western Buggies
ranging from $35.00 up, ami that “Immense Stock of Harness, Sandies
HAD HE THE TIME!
But time is money and he mud hasten on to the “point.” Listen ! What is
that you hear?
THE STUDEBAKER WAGON?
Yes, indeed! A ear load of the “Celebrated Studebaker Wagons” bought
during the freight rate “war” between the railroads, when the freight
was cut to about one half. He is now “giving” his “customers” the
“benefit of this cut rate, aud selling the “Studebaker Wagon” as
“cheap ’ as you can buy other Wagons. Every one knews the
“Studebaker” and even its Competitors
um IT TO 00 TOO BOOT!
Come and buy. Both one and two-horse.
M, SHIf gQUSIOH.
A. G. Ilitchius has a Free Gift lor all cash customers, every
body should get one of his cash tickets. Owing to hard times,
and being auxous to dispose ot his immense stock of Crockery,
Chinv and Glass ware; Stoves, tin Ware, Sewing Machines
Hard Ware aud Guns, Buggies, Wagons, Harness etc, he has
not only Reduced the Prices on all goods, hut has arranged to
Give I? ree to all who trade ten doliara in Cash, Portraits made
to order When you have traded ten dollars iu cash you can
briug a picture you appreciate and wish to have enlarged, and
lie will have it done for you Free ot Charge. See the -samp’es
of work he has, hanging iu his store, this is For You. He
wants your trade and to show that he appreciates it, he is giviug
away, for a short time only, the elegant Photo full size; they
would cost you from $6 to $lO it you bought them elsewhere.
A. G. HITCHINS.
rv. J. HAR.UO.Ii A J. McDOJiALD,
Editors and Publishers.
Entered at the E’ostoffice at Jackson
as second class mail mutter .
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY.
fackson. (,a., December 6. 1891.
The Weather Favorable for
COTTON’S CONTINUED DECLINE.
It Should Teach an Important Lesson to
the Planter—The Crop Will llar.lly
Exceed That of East Year—Estimate of
Yield of Staple Crops in the State and
Their Market Value.
Department of Agriculture,
Atlanta, Dec. 1, 1894.
Since the November report the weath
er has been favorable for the gathering
and moving of crops and work has pro
The continued decline in the price of
our great staple crop upon which we
have relied implicitly for the payment
of obligations to the factor and supply
merchant, is necessarily a oause for de
pression. But as stated in our last issue
we should learn a lesson, and whatever
influences may be affecting the market,
be certain, by a proper policy, that no
part of the fault rests with us.
With the picking of the crop we see
no reason to change our former esti
tes of the yield and adhere to the opin
ion that it will little, if any, exceed
that of last year.
Frost during the month came too late
to damage the crop in Middle and South
Georgia, but the farmer in North Geor
gia, who had put his low lands in cot
ton, suffered materially, and even on
uplands where the land was rich and
the plant thrifty, the injury was severe.
Especially was this the case where lands
had been replanted late in the spring or
the growth greatly retarded on account
of the damaging frost of that period.
A resume of the past season will not
be found uninteresting as it presents
several marked features. Soon after the
plant had begun to grow a cold spell
with frost came, which seemed through
out North Georgia and portions even of
Middle Georgia to damage the crop al
most beyond repair. If illustrations of
the remarkable recuperative powers of
the plant were wanted none better could
At this period the prospect in the
northern portion of the state was the
most unpromising ever reported to the
department. On the contrary, south
ern Georgia, with a fair stand, gave
promise of a good yield. With sunshine
and shower, however, in North Geor
gia, the plant rapidly recovered from a
condition seemingly beyond repair of
even the most propitious season, and
month after month brought reports of
An improved prospect throughout, that
On the other hand, the southern por
tion of the state the crop suffered from
various vicissitudes of weather, plant
disease and destructive insects, wit
nessing each month a decline in condi
tion until at the close of the season of
growth and picking began the outlook
for a large yield could not be regarded
As various other crops upon which
we partially rely to support our farms
and families and in some instances for
money, have matured we have at least
found some comfort in the fact that the
yield per acre has not been below and
has been in many instances above an
average and that the general result in
dicates that we are fast progressing to
the good of southern agricultural inde
pendence if not prosperity.
Were each and every individual land
owner and tenant to resolve upon and
carry out a policy that would render his
farm self sustaining it would go far,
without agreed co-operation towards
the solution of the much vexed and all
important problem the reduction of the
We have often in these reports dealt
with the question as to when it pays
the farmer to sell his cottonseed and
buy meal. Various conditions of price
effect the decision at which we should
We have no hesitancy in stating that
at tne present price of cottonseed SB.OO
a ton, and of cottonseed meal $17.00 to
SIB.OO and even $20.00 when sold to the
farmer; it is better to keep them as a
fertilizer and for composting than to
sell and purchase meal, etc.
The department from carefully coin
piled information gives the following as
the estimated yield of staple crops in
the state with their market value:
Cotton. .950.000 bales, s. 5tap1e..525,650,000
Cotton.. 40,000, “ .. 2,400,000
Corn 40,000,000 bushels, .. 20,000,000
Qats 6,000.000 “ .. 2,400,000
Rye 100,000 “ .. 75.000
Wheat.. 2,000,000 “ .. 1,200,000
R. Sug. .150,000 lbs.
S. Cane. 3,500,000 gal. syrup .. 1,095,000
Sorg’m.. 2,000,000 “ “ .. 400,000
S. Pota., 6,000,000 bushels .. 2,400.000
I. Pota.. 1,000,000 “ .. 750,000
Hay 100,000 tons .. 300,000
On the seed sent out by the depart
ment and on the policy of the depart
ment in the future in this regard, the
following appears in the report to the
“Following the precedent of former
years, the department during the year
sent out a number of select seed, em
bracing some new and untried varieties.
The advisability of a general seed dis
tribution is, however, in our opinion, to
be questioned, and we are convinced
that more satisfactory results are to be
secured from agricultural publications
than from such distribution. The policy
of the department, therefore, for the
coming year will be to only send out
such seed which, not only m variety,
but in character, have hitherto not re
ceived sufficient investigation in the
state. The work of the experiment farm
has largely done away with the necessi
ty of general seed distribution, as here
variety test can be made with painstak
ing care, which, by application, can be
had in the bulletins of the station.”
IS MAN A BRUTE?
One English Woman Who Thinks That
Many of Them Are.
Among the wrongs of our sex which
have been so freely ventilated lately,
both on the platform and in the press,
writes a well known Englishwoman,
there is one which I have never seen
alluded to, and yet it is an evil which
has caused more misery to middle-class
women than perhaps all the others
combined —I mean the dreadful and
cruel monotony of a middle-class mar
ried woman’s existence.
There are thousands —aye, tens of
thousands —of women who from one
week’s end to another never have any
amusement, excitement ok change ex
cept their Saturday marketing and
Sunday church. Day after day there
is the same dull routine of duty, which
commences with the preparation of
breakfast in the morning and con
cludes with the arrangement of supper,
with interludes of attention to serv
ants, children and house cleaning.
The average middle-class husband
goes out every morning to business of
some kind or other. He meets friends
and acquaintances, enjoys the ever
varying kaleidoscope of the busy streets
and the smaller or greater excitement
and pleasure to be derived from his
profession or business. He returns
after the labors of the day, enjoys his
evening meal, and then indulges in
his loose coat, slippers, armchair,
newspaper and pipe.
If his wife should suggest a walk or
a visit to any place of amusement the
man will plead that he is tired. No
doubt he is, but so is the woman, and
what a difference there is in their
tiredness! She is tired of the four
walls of her little house, of the silence
and want of variety, in fact, she is
yearning for what her husband is tired
“I have been working all day,” the
man will observe.
So has the wife.
“I have earned the change which I
So has the woman earned the change
which she wants, but' she must not
have it, because it does not please her
lord and master.
I believe that in the majority of cases
this egotism on the man’s part is
brought about through education, ig
norance and want of thought. The
intensely selfish manner in which most
boys are educated causes them to think
that the earth and the fruits thereof
are all theirs, with the exception of the
few they allow the women $o gather.
The ignorance of the woman’s nature,
of her wants and requirements, which,
if they do not learn it as many
men never seem able to grasp or under
stand, and, finally, want of thought,
which generally means too much
If that is the cause, the remedy is
easily brought about. It merely re
quires a little sacrifice on the part of
the man, which most husbands will of
fer when they know how much depends
upon it, but should the effect be pro
duced by want of heart I fear there is
nothing for it but for the woman to
bear her burden, as so many are at this
moment nobly doing. It cannot be de
nied that there are many men, or ani
mals rather, who degrade humanity by
their assumption of the name of man,
who, while denying themselves noth
ing in the shape of amusements and
luxuries, always argue that “a wom
an’s place is at home.” You might just
as well say that a man’s place is at the
office, and that therefore he should nev
er be seen elsewhere.
During the last few years woman’s
position, both social and legal, has
much improved, but justice will never
be done to our sex until men are made
to understand that their wives work as
hard as they do, and that women re
quire, have earned and deserve occa
sional relaxation quite as much as they
do themselves. —Chicago Times.
“What’s the difference between con
ceit and self-esteem, anyhow?”
“A great deal. Conceit ip the self
esteem belonging to somebody else.” —
—ltasca is an Indian word, meaning
“source of the river.”
Bats In a Church.
It is a queer fact that in the base
ment of a certain Lewiston church live
bats that never go out, but exist upon
the mice they can catch there. The
janitor says that a dozen of them will
watch for a mouse, and when he ap
pears swoop down on him, and after a
lively little battle he is conquered, If
any of the bats are overcome in the
fray they are eaten, too. The base
ment was entirely freed from them
once. The furnace tender would leave
the window Open till midnight, and
then close it while the bats were out
side, and they had to find another
abode. —Lewiston Journal.
means so much more than
you imagine—serious and
fatal diseases result from
trifling ailments neglected.
Don’t play with Nature’s
If you are feeling
out of sorts, weak
I) ‘ and generally ex
rV-fVYTTTrt'I C hausted, nervous,
jpg ( l\y I have no appetite
Kill HiU and can’t work,
begin at oncetak-
V ing the most relia-
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II 11 I medicine,which is
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teeth , and it’s
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Dyspepsia, Kidney and Liver
Constipation, Bad Blood
Malaria, Nervous ailments
Cet only the genuine—it has crossed red
lines on the wrapper. All others are sub
stitutes Oil receipt of two 2c. stamps we
will send set of Tea Beautiful World’s
Fair Views and book —free.
BROWN CHEMICAL CO. BALTIMORE, MO.
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Notwithstanding The Low Price of Cotton,
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