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WHAT BUSINESS MEN AND LOAFERS
FIND TO TALK ABOUT.
P»i«iit«nl I'trafniphi Plckrd l-»» »nd Veil*
lively Pwmwl-AH ferUinlux to
l‘«r«on* ©ml Thing*.
Rev. K. Ogden is visiting
home in Wayne county.
Quite a number of TiftoniiuuTvis
ited - Macon and the state fair this
Hon. M. A. Sexton was talking in
surance at Nashville lost week. He’s
,. Why pay such big prices for goods
when Padrick Bros, sell so cheap?
Miss Ida Phillips returned Mon
day from a pleasant visit to Macon
and the state fair.
The farmers of the eastern side of
the city are much exercised over the
appearance of cholera among
Mr. Clins. II. Goodman has thanks
for a lot of nice sweet potatoes which
he brought the editor Monday after-
Go to I’adrick' llro.’s special sale
every Saturday, U can save lots of
then- $ if $.
l’rof. IV, 0. Avera, of Nashville,
candidate for tax receiver was in the
city Wednesday in-the interest of his
Maj. W. L. Gleesner and a couple
fc ~'^^^hei'.gentlemen were ill the city
yesterday ge$ng- information shout
tobacco culture, curing, etc.
Don’t wait or you will miss some
of those bargains at Padrick liras.,
they arc going Vapidly.
Capt. W, W. Ralston, of Bruns
wick, was a visitor to Tlfton lust
'Wednesday afternoon. He and tilt
editor were schoolboy friends.
Mr. Fisher W. Gaskins, one ti!
Berrien county’s thriftiest farmers,
who lives not fur from Alapatin, win
^-In the city on business yesterday.
Fifteen dollars'^ for . $!).!)!. Thi.-
mernis a suit that cast you $15 any
ieorgia Son then
this week. Bead
Hhein. v , - .
'Plic citizens of Nashville Ut’iirc
"their town incorporated., See notice
in another column that application
will he made to the present legisla
ture for that purpose.
Mr. 0. A. Williams and a party of
other gentlemen enjoyed a moonlight
fnx ehase last Wednesday night.
W The editor wan invited to join the
party but had to decline.
Piney Woods Lodge, No. 60,
Knights of Pythias, of Tifton, has
just had their by-laws neatly printed
and boiin." in pamphlet, form at the
f Gazette job printing office.
There is a cotton plaut-in Mr. W,
T. Hargrett’s garden Which has
it 251 well developed bolls. It came
tip a volunteer from seed that were
being used for fertilizing purposes.
Eider W. J. Sullivan and bis esti
mable wife took their leave of Alap-
aha last Tuesday morning for Arca
dia, Fla., where lie goes as the pastor
of the Baptist church at that place.
Ho much nicer than mine and just
half price, I will certainly trade with
hat firm hereafter!
Mr. Jus. S. Gauldir.g lias some
iweet potatoes at his home near
Tifton, he will hive some for Sale
£$! ,>ext spring when potatoes get scarce.
■The tame can be said of Mr. Chas.
ntive to beginning work on
: is approved by every eitircn
A meeting of the Tifton district
democratic olub will be held next
Tuesday night at the Tifton Insti
tute if the building can be secured
for that purpose. A full attendance
members is desired. The hour of
meeting is 7:30.
Some fiend in human shape fired
into the south bound.passenger train
the Georgia Southern rail
road just above Giovania on Wed
nesday afternoon und shot out a ne
gro man’s eyes. Hanging would be,
seeius to us, light punishment for
such a demon. / .
Mr. J. A. Lindsay presents his
claims as a candidate for the office of
Tax Receiver of Berrien county this
week. He is a young man, well-
known throughout the oounty, and
no doubt would make an efficient of.
ficer if elected. See his card in the
Gazette’s column of politioal an
Rt. Rev. 0. K. Nelson, Bimiop of
the Diocese of Georgia, administered
the holy communion at Tifton In
stitute this morning at 10 o'olook.
There are- a number of Episcopal
communicants residing in this city,
mention Mesdames E. H. Tift,
Wheless, Bruce, MoFailnnd, Jackson
and daughter and Miss Forbes.
Marshul McOrea arrested Sunday
uftcruoon a negro mmi whom he sus
pected as being oue wanted for mur
der in Florida. Close inspection of
his prisoner brought some doubt to
the marshal’s mind os to his being
the man wanted, but as lie found a
concealed pistol on his person
nade it case against him anyway.
The friends of John R. McCrarile
announce his name this week as a
suudidate for Tax Receiver, subject
to the democratic primary, and solio-
for him the votes of the people.
This gentleman and isis faithful per
formance of official duty is well
known to the voters of Berrien coun
ty; ho needs no commendation at the
(muds of the Gazette.
After the fire oil Mondoy night of
last -week the cotton that was
bought to be uninjured or only
lightly so was loaded in one end of
mother car and left on the transfer
track. As a result an alurm was
sounded about 11 o’clock last Sun-
lay night, and it wus found thut this
eottoiilrad taken fire again. The
end of the oar was burned out before
it could "be subdued. \
Tho city council of Tifton will
meet next Monday night and among
other business transacted will be the
necessary preparation for the annual
city election, which taker, place oil
the first Monday in December. The
vacancies to be filled are those of
three coutioilmen—-Drs. 3. C. Good
man and J. A. MoCroa und Col. J.
A. Alexander—and their successors
will be elected for two years. \
The Gazette is informed that the
dry kiln and pinning mill of Air. 0
F. Goodwill, ut Adel, was destroyed
by fire lust Monday afternoon. The
fire originated in the dry kiln. There
was no insurance on the plant and it
is a total loss to the owner. The
Georgia Southern end Florida way
freight from the south was delayed
several hours in consequence of this
fire, the planing mill being vejry near
the track. .
Two very interesting migkmi
meetings were held in Tifton last
Sunday under (In- auspices of the
young men composing the union
prayer meeting. 'i?be Mi...in the
Baptist church in the morning was
led by Mr. J. K. CovsweB, using for
a theme the language of Solomon, in
Ecclesiastes, twelfth clmpteri
verse: “Remember now thy Creator,
in the days of thy youth,” do. His
iptare was Us-
the congregation, old end
rapt attention. The
fa the igethodwtehureto at night
ducted by Rev. J.'W. Reese-
was: “Following Christ,
the Light- of the World,’’ And his
litying and profit-
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TIFTON, BERRIEN COUNTY, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1892.
ITEMS OF LOCAL INTEREST.
GARNERED by the PENCIL AND
Dutch of News frota Neighboring Count leu
Deemed of Special Interest to
The primary to nominate county
officers in Lowndes county will be
held November 22d.
The death of whole Gnf Golding,
of Brooks comity, is announced, lie
was one of that county’s best oitisens
Hainp Mattox, Jr. and Miss Lizzie
Eoord were married at Homerville
cn October 26, Rev. Basemore offi
Col. W. H. Grifflu has been nomi
nated for mayor of Valdosta to fill
tho unexpired term of E. L. Moore
Nearly every farmer in Irwin
comity lias oorn for sale, so yon
might say the question of “hog
hominy” has been solved up there.
Bright Ben Russell, Hon.
W. Walters and other speakers are
talking democracy to the people of
Colquitt county to-day at Moultrie
Airs. Thomas Y. Fletcher, daugh
ter of Air. Elbert Faulk, of Irwin
oounty, died on the 26th nit. She
leaves a husband and three sinull
children to mourn h'er sad death.
The appointments of Hons. B. E.
Russell and J. W. Walters at Isabella
were recalled. It was deemed unnec
essary to Speak there again and their
time was fully oconpied.
A Prof. Wentz is teaching o sing
ing school in the round note system
at 7,ion Hope church, and his class
is advancing rapidly in this beautiful
science under his instruction. \
Janies R. Isom and Will Isom, who
are charged With killing James Mart
in Colquitt comity reoently, and who
disappeared immediately after the
killing, returned Tuesday and gave
themselves up. Judge Hansel) fixed
their bond at $2,600 each, which was
readily given.—Quitman Sun. ^
Another, member of the Thomas
Hardware Co., Valdosta, has joined
the army of benedicts. ALv E. IX
Thomas was married last Wednesday
to Miss Kffie Louise Simmons, of
Sparta. Ed and his fair brid« have
the best wishes of the Gazette for
long life, health and prosperity.
The cotton house of Air. Wm. A.
Hall, of the 16th district of Worth
county, was fired by an incendiury
on Sunday night of lost week, and
the building with its contents—a new
buggy, 1350 worth of cotton and
other valuable artioles—destroyed.
The loss is about $800 and falls
heavily upon Mr. Hail, who is an cn
ergetio, hardworking farmer.
Mr. M. J. Clmunoey, who has
copied the position of agent and op
erator at Sumner sirce last Decem
ber, has returned to Tifton and his
place hero is filled by Air. Miller, of
Aoree. Mr. Chminocy has made
many friends in Sumner, -who wish
him well wherever he may go, at tho
same time Air. Miller and his esti
mable wife are welcomed to our town
as citizens. The exchange is onoTor
The Alacon Telegraph, referring
to tiw Worth comity exhibit at the
state fair, say* >“Otto of the best
comity displays to be *en at the fair
is that of Worth oounty. In this
display are a number of hate mode
of wiregrass by Alri. V. E. Potts.
These hate are curiosities in this see
lion of the state, hot are very com-
roon to tjw wiregtoss country. The
Tyiii i* more •srviceable than the pal
, or straw, and make jnst as
ippeHranre. This county also
bat a number a number of snakes,
bugs, etc., on exhibition. In fact,
no county in the state can shew a
greater variety of exhibits than
Mr. David Ewing, of Irwin oonn-
ty, is what we would call a model
Runner. On a two-horse farm he
hogs are being fattened in the fields.
He raises but little cotton, as it is u
losing crap, and thinks it will be no
better soon. He raises his own ma
nure front stabled oows, horses, eta
puts out the mail arc with his three
boy8~two of them being small, and
does all the work on the farm with
the Bame. Labor-saving implements
are used, taking all the nigh outs,
using economy and keeping every
thing in its place. Starting in the
woods almost, and raising a large
family of ohildren, he has kept out
of debt and is living ahead.—Abbe
“Solomon” writes tho following to
tho Suinnor Local: “The citizens of
Ty Ty haven’t got mi elephuilt, but
they have a fine horse on their huuds.
Ono day lust week a negro passed
through that little city riding a vory
fine bay horse, bareback. His actions
were of such a suspicions oharootcr
that lie wus followed and overtaken a
few miles from town and pluced un
der arrest. He stated that ho came
from Georgetown and that, lie lmd
swapped with another negro and got
the horse. He wus placed in the
calaboose, but evidently conoiuded
that Ty Ty was on unhealthy place
and made good his escape in a few
hours, leaving the calaboose waiting
for a carpenter. The utmost efforts
did not. succeed in tracing where he
cmne from or where begot his horse,
and now Ty Ty is plus a liorso and
minus a look-up.” \
Wc regret vjiy much to learn that
Bearden’s hotel, ill Moultrie, now
owned, however, by Messrs. MoPhaul
& Alii leap, bus been consumed by
fire. It is supposed to have caught
from a kitchen flue. Although very
near the store house tho inttei was
saved. We understand the house
mid contents - were fairly insured with
Cupt. E. M. Smith, of this city. The
diiaint house, with its old familiar
piazza, little dining-room hard by,
its perfeot finish, close celling and
cosy bed-rooms will be sadly missed
by the bar, who, semi-annually, dis
cuss law points, literature, religion,
politics, crops mid almost every other
subject, neotli the old hospitable
rout, One "of Moultrie’s, handsomest
buildings, and old land marks, is no
more.—Thoniusvllle - Tiiiies-Enter-
Do you want ttfTSuy a (lane Mill!
If yon do we will sell yon the best
8 Roller Mill sold.—I* Inch large
roller tor $15.00. Sugar Fans In
proportion. Write tor Catalogue.
W. H. BRIGGS & SONS,
MAKING UP THEIR RECORD OF FIF
Counting the Ballot—Th© Oovernor** In-
augural—Death of a Senator— Klrctimi
of Judge* ami Koiloltor*.
Friday, October 28, was devoted
largely to the oanvoss of the vote
enst in the lost election by a joint
session of senate mid house.
In the matter of democratic ma
jority Richmond county took first
place and Clinch the second. Then
came Fulton, Bibb, Cobb, Coweta
and Carroll in regular order.
Col. Peck received bis largest vote
iti Washington county, mid there his
majority was only 804.
Gov. Northcn’s smallest vote was
in Camden comity which returned
Anthony Wilson—colored republi
can—to the legislature.
Fannin comity returned the only
white republican in the legislature.
The official count gives pov. Nor-
then 71,602 majority.
Saturday, October 20, was occu
pied with the preparations for mid
the inauguration of Gov Win. J.
Northen for his second term, which
occurred in the hull of the house of
representatives precisely at 12 o’clock.
The governor-elect was introduced
by President A. 8. Olay, of the sen
ate, mid he read a short but pithy
and well-timed inaugural address.
Mxtraote from this address will be
found on the third page of tho Ga
was elected solicitor of the Ociiiul-
Hon. S. W. Harris was re-elected
; itdgc of the Coweta circuit, mid T.
. Atkinson, solicitor.
J. J. Hunt was elected for an mi-
expired term and F. W. Beck for the
full term as solicitor of the Flint
Hon. Hamilton McWhorter was
elected judge und Wm. AI. Howard
solioitor of the Northen circnit.
The joint session then adjourned
for the day, us also did both houses.
Atonduy, October 31, the death of
seuutor Reuben Jones, of the ninth
district, wus announced in tho senate
ere that body had settled down to
business. In respect to his memory
tho senate adjourned for the day.
The house had proceeded to busi
Mr. Wilson, of Ware, presented a
bill to increase the number of su
premo court judges Irani three to
Wednesday, November 2. The
routine worn of both house und sen
ate gave way to the joint session for
the election of the following judges
Augusta circnit—Solioitor W. H.
Davis. Boykin Wright withdrew
from the race. •
Eastern oircuit—Judge Robert
Falligmitand Solicitor W. W. Fraser.
Brunswick otrouit—Judge Joel
Sweat and Solicitor W. T. Brantley,
Blue ltidgo circuit—Judge G. F.
Qotier and Solicitor George Brown.
Albany circnit—Judge B. B. Bow
er mid Solicitor W. N. Spence,
Middle circuit—Solioitor Beverly
Putaula oirouit—Solicitor James
Athens oircuit-—Solioitor Diok
Chattahoochee oirouit — Judge
Butt mid Solioitor Gilbert.
AIucoii circuit—Solicitor W. H.
Cherokee circnit—Solicitor T. W,
Representative l’erkle, third party
member from Forsyth county, was
found iti his room nt Ills boarding
place partially paralyzed aud suffer
ing great agony.
We call attention to the new adver
tisement in this issue of Messrs. L S.
Bowen and L. 8. Shepherd. They
are bidding for yoiir trade.
Vor the Ilelient of the Metliodlet «mt II«|>-
A rare treat is in store for our
music .and fun loving citizens next
Wednesday night at Tifton Institute.
While ft is a benefit/or the oliurchcs
of the city and an admission of 25
oents will bo charged, it will really
be the initial social event of the sca-
The following program has
Mr. Neel, of Floyd, offered a bill
appropriating $25,000 annually
to aid in the suppression of mob vi
olence as suggested in the governor’s
message. , 3 ^ jg&HgH
Afr. Hodge, of Pulaski, (limigmt
the exercise of the eleotivo fnmohiyo
woe a greater privilege mid a sterner
duty than making laws, and he ac
cordingly offered a resolution look
ing to mi adjournment of the legis
lature that members might go to
thoir homes and oast their ballots in
thc'mitional elcotion, but the resolu
tion was not agreed to mul the legis
lature will slut adjourn for the elec
Other bills of minor importance
were presented. One to make labor
day a legal holiday, another to strict
ly define the property exempted from
taxation hi Ibis state, mid unother to
require thut the traverse jury list of
u county shall Include uisu the nmnes
of tho persons solecteff as grand jm
rors and to curry said change into
The house then adjourned through
respect to lion- Reuben Jones, the
Thursday, November 3. The leg
islature, in joint session, completed
the election of judges mid solicitor*
South western circuit—Judge \V".
H. Fish and Solicitor O. G. Hudson.
Atlanta oirouit—Judge M. J,
Ularke aud Solioitor,('. D. Hill.
Southern oirouit—Solicitor H. B.
been Arranged and the names of the
ladles and gentlemen connected with
its rendition ore sure guarantees that
it will bd done successfully and will
afford an elegant evening’s entertain
Vocil qiurMtfe ComtWkwa »r Un Uw
i ]. nnamla*.
” aroen .
Tlif ArtltftVi rwriev.
i uiltoSgb*Mi ««u*
K. it. lire.
The Olil Mm’s U*Hln« *»n <•“
Tuesday, November 1. In the
house Air, Johnson, of Clinch, was
granted leave absence because of
Messrs. Boynton, Calvin and Aler-
ghoii were appointed to attend the
funeral of Senator Jones.
Several new bills were inti
bu t all of mluor'iniportence, .
Tlio seriate, iu eaeoutive session,
confirmed the following county court
judges, appointed by the governor,
via: J. 11. Alexander, of Tbomoir,
B. Clemente, of Ivwiri; C. A. Wawl.
Jr., of Coffee. Also the following
county ootirt soltoitors, vis: C. 31.
Hltoh, of Brocks; W. It Quarternwn,
of Coffee; R- C v Cmition, of Ware.
At 10:16 began the joint session
for the election of judges aud solic
itors. Hon, Logan E. Bleckley was
unanimously re-elected olitef juslico
ot the supremo court-
Peeples, for both tho miexpired mid
Oconee oiieuit—Judge V. C.
Rome uiraut---Judge IV. At. Hen
ry mid Solicitor W. J. Nattimily
Stone .Mountain oirouit—Judgo
1L II. Clarke and Solicitor J. 5. Can
A joint resolution was adopted by
the house looking to an adjournment
of the legislature for the national
election. The resolution provide*
for a four days adjournment, the
four days not to be computed against
the fifty days session aud no per diem
to be drawn for the four days.
I propose to close out my entire
stock of merchandise by the first day
of Junuary at reduced prices. Call
mid got my prices before buying
elsewhere. AI. \\\ Gaskins.
I>ota From Coffee.
Wiu.acoochkk, November 2.—
Our democratic club meets every
week and is hard down at work for
Cleveland and Turner. Our third
party friends arc still, and - tike w- $&'..<>■&&&
publicans are quiot. We have 1,
registered voters in the oounty.
About 400 of that number are ne
groes and 335 third party people,
but many of the third party will
voto with the denvocrate, and many
of tho negroes wilt not vote at allj&s
Th® people (A this place are antic
ipating a big jubilation hero > bo the
night of the Otb of November, over
Cleveland's clecUon, It is intewfcd
to make it eolipso anything evei
iu this section;
Our streets are crowded with cot
ton. The price ia up about ' *" '
cents uow; Trade is ID
[jeaw and harmony toil
Our high school is *