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TIFTON, BERRIEN COUNTY, GEORGIA, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14, 1802.
WHAT BUSINESS MEN AND LOAFERS
FIND TO TALK ABOUT. ■
I’aveineut I’amgrapliB Plck#il Up and 1*en-
ilvvly Penned—All l l ertalt»lng to
Persons and Tilings.
Tifton 12:30 and leave al 12:44 p.
m.; thei night train will arrive at
12:18 a. m. It will be seen that both
day trains will take dinner at Tifton.
The speed of the trains going south
is increased five miles an hour.
Mrs. B. T. Allen is visiting Mes-
dames G. W. Gray utid Oren Gatoh-
ell at Leliaton this week.
Pudrick Bros, have to hove an ex
tra force of clerks oil their bargain
Remember the Confederate veter
an’s re-union at Nashville next Fri
day. Go and carry a basket of nice
" Tax Collector Baker, of 'Berrien
county, says lie will commence gath
ering in . the state and county tux
The yearly meeting at Salem (Lime
Sink) Primitive Baptist church,-in
Adel, begins to-morrow and contin
ues through Sunday.
There will be preaching at the
Methodist church next Sunday,
, ..morning and .evening, by the pastor,
Rev. P. H. Grumpier.
People have to wait until the
cleVks can wait on them at. Padrick
Bro.’s on Saturdays but they don’t
blind, waiting. Why?
The roads are vety dry and dbsty,
rmd the streams are exceedingly low.
throughout the county. A shower
of rain would Unacceptable just now.
Mr. II. 1). O’Qnin bus had Ids res
idence, frj'uraiilessqu Lowest of Nash
ville, neatly (minted by Mr. F. M.
Cunningham, his soil-in-law.
Tito special attention of onr read
ers is culled to the advertisement of
Pliil Harris, jeweler, Albany, Go.,
which appears in this iseue of the
Gazette. Head it
1 People are actually astonished at
the way Pudrick Bros, are selling
Mr. 1. L. Ford-has a splendid cane
mill and latest paterit evaporator for
Sale. See his advertisement in tin
Cotton is low in price, so are Miss
Miller’s hats and millinery.
Mr. Otis Baker, on Wednesday uf-
ternoon while we were at Alapuhu
waiting for a train, called us into his
store and showed ns the largest
pumpkin we ever saw. It was grown
by Sir. John A. Tomberlin in Irwin
oounty. It weighed e’ghty-Bix
Gazette. He will sell
for tlm hoteF at
Sparks has.been laid and the/frame
work is going up in a hurry/ The.
. doubting Thomases may no-
Thb new Methodist church
jgiiiu,-under the magic touch oKCon
traotor John C. Hind," is rapidly ap
proaching completion, and will be
lui ornament to that village.
Let us be thankful that every Sat
urday is ii special hurgain.day at Pad-
Miss Miller has opened in the
store occupied by Mrs. A. B. Graves,
corner Third mid Main streets, a
stock of stylish millinery and solic
its the patronage of the ladies of Tif
ton and vicinity.
The city has been flooded this week
with bulletins showing the special
premiums offered by private individ
uals and Arms at. the Worth County
Fair next Tuesday and Wednesday.
These premiums are coutined to
There will be services in the Bap
tist church on the fifth Sunday inst,
at 11 a. in. under the auspices of tho
Young Men’s Union Prayer-meeting.
The services will be led by Mr. T.
-A. Spurlin, The public is cordially
vlted to attend, ,
.—j’t fail to attend the bargain
days at Padrick Bro.’e every Satur-
mi- mfe*; » l -M 11
October is a good month, onr far-
•rs say. in which to seed land to
sicelient crop for
and farmers would
ij-.t a full supply for'
uuiption and then—plant
cats to *
Xtravagar.ee and Xtortion avoided
by tradiug for hats with MiSs Miller.
In- ordey that there shall .be no
mistake relative to'the time for hold
ing the national election the Gazette
will state that it’occurs of the 8th of
November—Tuesday after the first
Monday. Let every voter bear this
in mind and tell his neighbors tho
day and urge them to turn out to the
polls and vote for Cleveland and
To parents and guardians: Buy
your daughters and wards hats from
At the meeting of the county
democratic executive committee held
last Thursday, the Oth inst., Mr. A
W. Patterson resigned from the com
mittee and Mr. A. II. Peeples was
cliosen in his place. Mr. at. J. Mc
Millan was cliosen to HU his place as
chairman. The fiiBt Saturday in
Deoember was designated as the time
for holding primaries to select demo
cratic candidates for county oflioes.
Alias Miller solicits the patronage
of the’people in Tifton and surround
ing country, and guarantees the most
stylish hats, millinery, etc., ever
brought to this market,
Mr. Osborn L. Smith announces
himself a candidate for clerk of the
superior court of Berrien county, sub
ject to the demooratip primary. He
is a young man well-known through
out tho county, ami his competency
to fill the office creditably to himself
uid the comity will not be questioned
by anyone who knows him. The
G a METIS commends him to its read
ers as worthy in every respeot of
I will have fresh bread for sale
three times a week—Tuesdays, Thurs
days and Saturdays. .Patronage so
licited. Mub. A. B. Graves,
The aid soldiers .of the fate war
proposo to have a re-union at Nash
ville next Friday; they will meet and
organize for o parade talk over their
varied experiences during that time
that tried men’s souls and to enjoy
some of- the blessings of peace and
prospetity—a nicely prepared basket
dinner. The experiences of these
old men, who risked their lives for
Dixie and tire cause they loved sd
dearly, will ever remain, fresh in song
and story and in tho minds
of the youth of our hallowed
southland. Cod grunt tho old vet
erans may live long to enjoy many
0 what $6 will buys 10 yards
Simpson prints, 11 yards cheeks, 6
pounds new head rice, 5 pounds best
starch, 2 pounds best Rio coffee, 1
wool hat, 1- paii ladies’ button slides,
I set goblets, 3 boxes snuff, I glass
lamp, l 61 foot buggy' whip, 1 pair
of lace curtains. C if U can matoli
this anywhere. II will get an idea
of how cheap, goods go ut Pudrick
Bro.’s on Saturdays.
It is Col." J. J. Walker, ot Moul
trie, now. Otu young friend, Mr.
Jack Walker, of Colquitt county,
presented himself at the .superior
court of Berrien county this week
and‘applied for admission to plead
and practice!,in the several courts of
S;w and equity 5u this stale. Ho was
•liunined in open court Tuesday af-
iernoon by a most competent com
mittee and showing himself Inarm'd
in the law was granted a license by
the court. Ho will hang out his
shingle at Moultrie, in Colquitt coun
ty, and the Gazottk trusts he will
meet with much snecess in his chos
Be mire to call and see I* $, Shep-
" located in the Masonic hv’iidiug
Mrs. E. P. Bowen has gone to
Florida on a visit to her parents who
live near Tumpa.
South Georgia seed Rye, for sale by
N. F. Tift & Co., Albany, Ga.
It will be seen by an advertisement
elsewhere that Mrs. Julia A. McKin
ney, after thirty days, will become a
Mr. W. 0. Tift is at homo again
after a vacation of thirty days spent
with friends and relatives at his old
Go to Griffin & Staten, Valdosta,
for youi clothing. Suits from $1 to
There seems to be considerable
sickness in Nashville and vicinity,
sirs. Dr. R. B. Snead is just recover
ing from a severe illness. /
Special trains will be run /m the
Brunswick and WestfriFrailroad
Tuesday and IVedncsitiy next from
Albany and Wnycross. to and from
the Worth Comity Fair at Poulan
Griffin & Staten, Valdosta, are
headquarters for dress goods and
T'lio Gazette chronicles witli
feeling of sadness the serious illncBs
of W. 11. jtorris, of Nashville, llisdi-
seuse is typho-nmWial fever.- His
many friends wisli for his speedy re
The Gazette rogrots to chronicle
the 'serious illness of Miss Maxcy,
the accomplished little daughter of
Judge II. T. Peoples, of Nashville,
but wishes for her a speedy restora
tion to health.
Griffin & .Staten’s handsome two-
story building, Valdosta, is the (due-
to get your full goods.
The Baptist congregation of Tif
ton have inaugurated a week liig
prayer-meeting. It was MiK on
Thursday night this week/fmt it is
quite probable the time will
changed to Tuesday night
The Georgia Southern mid Flori
da railroad pay train passed dow
tiio road Tuesday morning and re
turned Thursday .morning. The pm
ployos were doubtless mudo happy in
tile receipt of some of tlioir hard-
Ohattunooga two horse plows, three
roller cane mills, kettles, &o.,
sale by N. F. 'Tift & Co.,
If the merchants of Tifton, or any.
other place as for that, desire, to in
crease their trial a they must adver
tise in the newspapers wisely ami
persistently. Spasmodic advertising
THE BANNER OF THE P1NEY WOODS
OVER IN COLQUITT.
Ilcrnlil Mnn 11 omul hr Over tlttf If III* of
Colquitt County—Sam® Thing* Ho Haw
has never paid anyone who indulged
in it and never will,
Democrats of Berrien county
should not be satisfied with 800 ma
jority in the national election. They
should rally to the polls on the' 8th
of November and make it not less
than 1,000 majority. They can do
it if every ouo will turn out to the
election and cast his ballot for the
nominees of the party.
My stock of coIHus and bitrial
robes is enroute and will be received
in a few days. I will make n special
ty of thisstock. L.S. SHKi’iinui).
Tho Gazette hussevoral hundred
dollars due for subscription and ad
vertising, and the editor urgently re
quests immediate par men I, He needs
the money. Bills will he sent out
within the next two weeks to every
one who owes anything to the paper
and a prompt n.-jjtonsc is desired.
The attention of Gazette reader*
is culled to tile card of “Many
Friends” announcing Prof. W. <!,
Aycra a candidate for tax receiver of
Berrien county, anil we are requested
to state for the information of all
that lie is a democrat and his candi
dacy, is subject to the democratic pri
mary, Tiie annouric#ment which
appeared, in the Adel News wan
placed therewitliout Iris knowledge
ami before it wax known for cerium
there would be a primary to nomi
nate county officers. This explana
tion is made in order that ail may
fn'ly understand Ids political posi-
( lion. '
Parties indebted to the tuidi-mgned
either by note or account, will please
Way cross HemUl.]
A few days Rgo the magnificent,
forest of pipe timber in Colquitt
county was unbroken and the axo of
the mill and turpentine man had
never entered its borders. Now the
rattle of turpentine implements and
the swish of saw mills are heard
throughout the land, turning into
available wealth the splendid Georgia
pine. The agricultural interest of
the country are being carefully look
ed after by some of “the noblest of
he land.” Broad acres of fertile
’and in excellent cultivation greet
the* eye on every hum], and when
the holiest farmer displays the proper
ndnstry and energy, on Ins planta
tion lie receives a good return for Ids
labor and plenty, prosperity and
peace smile upon him in his home.
ill the rapid development of mate-
iul affairs tho good people of the
county have not neglected the more
important interests of education and
religion. Dolled all along the high
way and throughout the county, are
splendid churches were the pure
gospel of the lowly NazurChe is
preached, and where the citizens meet
to worship (heir Lord and Master.
School budding ure ulso found along
the way short distances apaf'fc, where
the rising generation is being iu-
‘ructed day by day.
Goods crops have been made tins
year and pi^isperity crown the earnest
efforts of the tillers of the soil. The
corn crop is especially fine. Tho gnuor-
d voiiliol is that cotton does not pity,
and attention is being turned to the
growing of grain crops almost exclu
Colquitt county is an excellent
range for stook. Outlie, sheep, hogs,
etc., do well, and many farmers
spend u great, deal of their time attend
ing to stock, It, pays handsomely.
Thousands of cattle and sheep are
pastured in the woods of Colquitt
county yeur after year.
Moultrie is the county site of Col
quilt. Following is a list of the
Ordinary, S. 0. Gregory; sheriff,
U. Vi r . Newton; clerk, K. 11. Bryant;
lax collector, M. 8. Clicsire; lax re
ceiver, (1. F, Clark; stuveyor, W. W.
Robinson; county commissioners, 8.
L. Hays, J. A. Johnson, M. IS. No-
smith, G. G. Henderson; John Har
Tho Banner is published at Moul
trie, bv Antrys & Cnlpepjicr.
During our nimbie in these parsl,
we visited quite a ti umber of the
loading farmers, and present here
with sketches of a few of the most
Mr. Ben Weeks is 78 years of age,
but is still actively engaged in super
intending a fifty acre farm. He has
lived on the same place for 48 years,
and is the father of 13 children,
twelve of whom are living and near
ly all are settled around the old man.
Mr. Weeks, is a staunch and zealous
member of the Methodist church,
with which ho united about sixty-
llis son,* Michael Weeks, has an
excellent farm within a mite of
“Uncle Ben,” and cultivates about
75 acres of land, lie plants gram
crops, and has almost entirely excln
tied the “fleecy staple” from his
John M. Livingston, Jr., Is anoth
er enterprising farmer, His planta
tion is near the Warrior and be raises
us good crops as any man in tile
county, lie auhivatot about 60
acres. Sir. Livingston Is ti unlive
of Telfair county. He married
Mtsg Cynthia Tucker nbout 10 years
ago, and is the father of two inter
esting children—a son and a daugh
ter: He is postmaster at Lawson.
Mites Monk is a gentleman whose
name is a homwliold word in this
section oiteouiitrv. He is u man of
confidence of all who know him.
His farm is situated seven miles from
the comity Bite, and is one of thy
most attractive, places in Colquitt
county. Mr. Monk was born in
Worth comity 52 years ago, and has
been living at' his present location
nearly twonty-fivo years. He culti
vates about 100 acres of land, half
of which he sows in oats. He raises
any quantity of fruit of all kinds.
He pastures more stook than per
haps tiny liner muh m the comity.
Mr. Monk is,the father of 14 chil
dren and is a consistent member of
the Primitive Baptist church.
Six miles from Moultrie may be
found the splendid home of clever
John T. Register. . He cultivates
about 75 acres of land, and Is one of
tho strongest men in tho comity,
Mr. Register is a native of Colquitt
and has an interesting family consist
ing of 9 children amt a wife, lie
was in company H, lllth Georgia
Battalion, Tigo Anderson’s hrigngde,
and went all through the four years
of unpleasantness, ill-04, without
receiving a aorutch, “A man would
starve to death raising cotton ut
present prices,” said Mr, Register, as
we were leaving, after a very pious
There are railroads and rumors
of railroads in Colquitt county. The
Quitman and Albany wilroud
GARNERED BY THE PENCIL AND
Itatoh or New* from N®iRhborlng Cmintle*
Dfomcrt of Spcriul Iiitor®»t to
(iHKotUi Ken tiers.
being built and it is claimed will be
oompleted tho early part of next
year. Beckwith & Rogers have built
tram road out from Sparks, wliioh
may at some future day become
permanent road. The line surveyed
will run within a few milesof Mold
trie, Tiie gentlemen are operating
a saw mill two miles from Sparks
and an extensive tinipentino farm
about nine miles out, near the Little
Wheeler Norman is one of the
leading citizens of Colquitt.' He
engaged in tho mamifaotnre of naval
stores uml lumber, and runs
extensive farm. He is also
engaged in stock raising. Mr. Nor
man is a candidate for rept'esentaliv
of Colquitt county on the demoontuio
tiokelt. lie is a strong man. and
will ii'inke a lively race.
M. 15. Nesmith lias one of
most attractive homes in tiie comity
IJu lives iiuinediately am the pnbiio
road leading from Sparks to Albany,
and his farm is inns healthy condi
tion ns any we visited. He is ond of
the county commissioners mid a dea
con in tiie Baptist church. •
Much more might be said of Col-
nuitt and her people, but wo will
conclude for the present. The Ban
ner comity of the Wiregrass is iu tlm
precession and her people will “got
there" yet, ‘ I).
TEMS OF LOCAL INTEREST,
Coffee county gave her usual dem
ocratic mnjority in the reoent elec
The ml valorem tax of tiie city of
Moultrie is forty cents on the one
Considerable sickness prevails
among the children of the southern
section of Worth oounty.
.Air. Willie McLeod and wife, nee
Miss Flora Williams, are now resi
dents of Lake Park, in Jtowndes
Hon. M. Henderson was re-eleoted,
by the grand jury, Inst week as coin*
missoner of roads and revenue for
Irwin county. He makes a good
A local bill will be introduced ill
the next legislature to repeal the act
of September llUli, 1883, reducing
the width of public roads of Irwin
county to twelve feet.
Sunday-sohouls have been organ-
zed ut Salem, seven miles north of
Isabella, and at Tift’s farm four
miles west.of Isabella. Both have
efficient corps of officers.
Mallary Baptist association will he
m session at Simmer next Tuesday
ami Wednesday, The Worth Coun
ty Fair will be in full blast at tho
same time at Poulan-—only three
lion. J. B, Norman, Jr.,"re'p'
lutivo-cleot from Colquitt oounty to
the Georgia legislature, spout several
days in Savannah this week receiv
ing the congratulations of Ids many
friends in that city.
A negro burglar escaped a few
days since from the Worth comity
jail, through a violation of the law
by the jailer’s assistant, who sent tho
prisoner down stairs to do ohores in
connection with tiie building.
Hons. 11. G. Turner and McK, F.
McCook liuro an appointment to
villo next Tuesdav. •
s|K“ik ut Irwinville next Tuesday.
Georgia bus nearly two thousand
convicts uml ninety per cent of them
Congressman Henry 0. Turner
was present at Angustii'a jubilation,
as the banner democratic city at the
late state election, and made the
speech of the evening to about twen
ty thousand enUjUjtltUtic democrats.
Go to L. S. Shepherd, under tho
Masonic Hull, Tifton, Ga., for fresh
groceriys, firstolass dry good# and
latest styles of millinery. He will
supply you at unprecedented low
The Georgia legislature will con
vene October 2(Sth, one week from
Let ti>e good people of onr sister
county turn out and Lear them ex
pound the truths of genuiiie democ
The off item of the Sycamore News
and Ashburn Advance arc writing
'snss” ut each other ubout. a mere
“mutter of moonshine.” Perhaps it
affords a little respite from the hum
drum monotony of common every
day newspaper life.
Col. Mark A. Tisou has assumed
the business management of tho
Ashburn Advance. Hu is to be con
gratulated now that he has stepped
into the direct read to glory—there
is more glory tliau money in running
u country newspaper.
The citizens of Moultrie have elec
ted the following “city fathers” for
the ensuing yean .Mayor—Jnhu A.
Millsup; Cotinqilmen—J. G. Culpep
per, J, K. Hornsby, G. IV. Hooker,
J. G. Russ and J. H. Sheffield. The
town is in good bands,
Dyspensls, distress after eating, aour
Dtoniacli. poor appetite, bad taste, coaled
tongue and heartburn are cured by Do
Will’s Mule Early lttscrs, the famous,
little pills. 1)r, J. G. Goodman.
of Meltlo Pc
next Wednesday, and renmia in ses
sion not longer than jlfty ami 'J.'h’is
is in ticcordimco with one of the con
stitutiouul ar-.iotiduienU ratified by
the people at the laic state eleotion.
Tiie rumor is again current that
Whitclttw Uoid will withdraw from
tiie race us a republican viee-presi-
dentiul candidate. It U inti-.nuted
that hi) is actuated by the undoubt
ed hopelessnei!-! of republican tNkMXKt
in New York and throughout the
J : have «, nice lino of furniture—
betliiteifd,,( chairs, bureaus, tubU-s. etc.
~ln stock amt on the waitr Will
sell them at rock tKittom prices for
cash or ot: the installment plan.
Come uml see me when yon need
visit Tifton. If you want come forward and settle at once. section of country, tie is u nmu ot Come uml see me when j
e will treat.von right. i M. W. Gaskins. I the strictest f-ntegrry and the entire goods tu this Roe. L. S.Nil
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Memory of -tjellle
All, why sbiiuw itmtk, wtih rutli!e*i haait—
tu make llw flat sun.--
Uv hole i,a vast) a u-u.U-r hurt,
.Vwl tats* Ufa to pure.
Why tf'i-il-l n wmik ai hAppy tiume. ;
Anrt ml, it „f Its yey.
Why arouttl H tonlM » lootltse'S tw
A JaUu-r’* hopes ttestreyr
Cc,I help vh«ui u. l-o rteoielka.
Am) hi tholr grief to r«(
Tliy hunt will hot» wound intOot
, ’ Itut wtukt Thy two e»n hesl-
*«, help am nwsWr toriUmlt. -mm
A Sit utCd tlwlt sorrow-S»y.
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Tiiom sic a:her treiouwa at -«it h
Whiufe tn-l rihyto baa y
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Whin Unto Pearl's tu heaver.
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tbev take De 'Yltl
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