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The Sickest Man is Not Always in Bed.
AMERICUS, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1902.
The meanest kind of sickness Is just to be able
to attend to duties and yet not reel equal to the task.
The eternal grind keeps many in the traces who
ought to be in bed.
A thorough course of Johnson’s Chill and Fever
Tonic would give a new lease on life to such people.
It tones up the the whole digestive apparatus. Puts
the Liver in the best condition possible. Gives a
splendid appetite. Renews strength and restores
JOSEPH M. TERRELL
Takes Oath as State’s Chief
CEREMONIES AT CAPITOL.
Office of J. R. LASSITER.
. _ Hendsontille, S. C, Sept 2, 1896.
air. A. B. Girardeau, Savannah, Ga.
Deab Sib:—Some years ago I operated a float
ing saw-mill on the Savannah River. My base of
operations was being constantly changed, and my
hwids were always exposed to the* worst malarial
influences. I employed over one hundred hands,
and the work was conducted as much in water as
ontof it For this reason, in August and Septem
ber there was great loss of time and business, on
account of sickness among the workers.
My attention was then called to Johnson’s Chill
and Fever Tonic, and I determined to give the
medicine a trial. I procured It, and those who
were sick were put on this treatment, and those who
were feeling badly were at once given the Tonic.
In a short time every one of the one hundred hands
was well and reported for duty; and froflStthat time
oh I used nothing else but Johnson’s Tonic, and
never had another case of fever.
Yours very truly,
J. R. LASSITER.
in us and in our
clothing will be
more than ever
justified this sea
son when you see
the line of Hart
overcoats we have
for your inspec
tion and use.
The very latest
styles, made in
the most perfect
Committee Will Study the Convict
System—New Bill. In Houee.
Atlanta, Oct. 29.—The convict ques
tlon was sprung In the house Tues
day, and under a resolution by Mr.*
Felder, of Bibb, which wag adopted by
a vote of 106 to '39, a special commit
tee will be appointed for the purpose
of Investigating the whole convict sys
tem of the state and reporting a bin
embodying what. In Its Judgment, n
Oath Was Administered by Chief Jut- V? e be,t most humane method of
tie* M . disposing of the convict problem,
tlce Blmmons-Newly Elected E Y There was considerable discussion
ecutlve Delivered a 8hort but Pol*< - -ove- Mr. Felder’s resolution. Mr.
Fel-*er said that a. the convict que.
tloi. was coming up at this session, the
ed Inaugural Address.
Atlanta, Oct. 25.—Governor-elect Jo
seph M. Terrell was made governor In
fact at noon today.
Committees were appointed yester
day both by the house-and senate ta
arrange for the Inauguration ceremo
nies, which took place at noon, de-
fore a Joint session of the senate and
house In the hall of the house of repre
The' committee on the part of the
senate was composed of Senators Sulli
van, of the eighteenth, and Skelton, of
the thirty-first, and on the part of the
house of Messrs. Felder, of Bibb,
chairman, Davis, of Meriwether, and
Hawes, of ElberL These committee
men arranged for all the details of
the Inauguration, for escorting the re
tiring governor and his successor into
the hall, and program to be followed.
President Clark Howell, of the sen
ate, presided. Rev. John E. White,
of the Second Baptist church, offered
the prayer, and after the object of the
session was stated, Governor-elect
Terrell delivered his inaugural ad
dress, which was short and to the
point The new governor took the
oath of office administered by Chief
Justice T. J. Simmons, of the supreme
court, the Joint session was dissolved
and general congratulations were of
Governor Candler made all arrange
ments preparatory to turning his office
over to Governor Terrell
prison commission having recommend
ed the reenactment of the present law,
the matter ought to'be fully Invest!
gated, and the general assembly In
formed as to what should be done fot
the best Interests of the state and ol
the convicts who are its wards. Mr.
Felder declared that the present sys
tem was inhuman and brutal, and that
acts of cruelty were bound to occut
and do occur under a plan by which
the labor of convicts Is Bold to private
parties. He was strongly opposed, he
said, to selling the convicts for gain,
and personally thought they should
HORRIBLE GRIME AT
THE CONN RANGHEi
THE OLD RELIABLE
Most. Atrooious Deed Ever
Perpetrated in Montana.
DETAILS OF THE TRAGEDY.
A Demented Woman Who Had Been
Living With the Conn Family For
a Number of Years May Possess
Knowledge of the Crime,
Butte, Mont., Oct. 29.—A special
from Bearmouth to The Miner, gives
the following details of the discovery
or the double crime at The Conn ranch
on Willow Creek, which was at first
believed to have been committed by
the bandit who fobbed the Northern
Pacfflo train last week.
A member of a threshing crew on an
adjoining ranch had occasion to visit
the Conn ranch and when he entered
the. farm house a terrible sight pre
sented Itself. On the floor, with the
brains oozing from his head, lay James
dead, with a ragged bullet hole
BRYAN’8 NARROW E8CAPE.
manner of the tailoring art; and at
prices which cannot fail to get your
This handsome new model is one you should see
and try on; it’s one that will satisfy you in every
Our line of Men’s Furnishings, including under
wear, shirts, neckwear, etc, is unsurpassed, and
embraces everything necessary to a gentleman’s
wardrobe. We want to see you
Nebraskan's Special .Crashes Into a
Freight Train Near Leadvllle. .
Cripple Creek, Colo., Oct 29.—The
Bryan special crashed Into the caboose
of a freight at Arena, In Brown Can
yon, 15 miles above Leadvllle Tues
day morning. The special remained
on the tracks and three people saved
their lives by Jumping.
The freight had pulled in on a siding
to let the special pass. The caboo3e
had not cleared tha main line when the
special swept around a curve and
crashed Into the caboose.
The occupants of the caboose were
warned of their danger In time to save
their lives. Mr. Bryan was un!n
The caboose was demolished and
the track obstructed so that the spe
cial could not proceed. Mr. Bryan
and his party were put Into an empty
refrigerator car and, drawn by
freight engine, taken to Natrop, .
miles away. There a chair car was
taken from a aiding and attached to
the engine and run to Buena Vista and
all be employed on the public roadr “i h T w ' th * r v
In the counties where they were »<“' - rou 8b his temple. Near him lay
fenced. . i ' JMther, her head crushed in with
Some of the new bins and * ea * ” t' 001 instrument, presumably tha
tions Introduced In the hot- - ■ ut of . 8 '" OTOIver -
areas follows: . cetenlr 0,0 time of the holdup of tha
By Mr. Slaton of’’hlngti-ro resu.i„— er ? PBolflc tra,D bloodhounds
late proceedings* . :icb.eases where We T°.P Ut opon lbe tral1 ot lb0 robber
real estate hafV :,v.ed upon an" S? ““ fo! !? we<1 “ tor 8 °v«ral
for other purposes. IP 10 . 8 n direction of Willow Creek
By Mr. Beauchamp of Butts—A res [ !?** tbe * cent - Those
olutlon to appropriate 01,500 to ereclUh* w J t h H>e country decided <t
suitable masonry for the protection I th f, robbory 0101 all prob-
of the springe on the McIntosh reaer- ,f h ° out,aw attempt to
ration, known as Indian Spring escape that way, as the oountry is such
By Mr. Hall of Bihb-A resolution J? !£*5 0r<1 an **“•"«* opportunity
providing for the appointment of a oaPture, being heavily tlm-
commission of five membere to be m*
composed of a Judge of the supreme I ? f 1118 cr,m8 w "
court, to be appointed by the governor: 4 oclock In the afternoon
toe attorney general, two member! Veir°th« th ® BC8oe ’
of the house, to be appointed by the I*5 th88tab le the threshing men. met
speaker, and one senator, to be an L.l’T ? woman who hid dwelt
pointed by the president, to whom f 0n 1 ? 1 „ f “ 1 l l3r ,or 80010 <•■"<’-
shall be referred the bills relating to womao hilled her husband about
the payment of the Scott and Hayei ? y88r8 t E0 ' aod 11,8 8U *8ested that
bonds. ..i,> I 8,10 ““F have knowledge of the trage-
By Mr. Hall of Bibb—To authorize! J*' ,, °. scene the crline la about
the governor and treasurer of the state „ 88 from Bearmoulb . and details
of Georgia to issue bonds for the pur 8r ® meager -
pose of paying off and retiring certain I “ ,
past due bonds of the state Issued to| aU ® hter * p° nf ‘ der aey.
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
Decrease In Expenditures.
New York, Oot. 29.—It waa announc
ed today that the budget for tho city
of New York for 1903 would bo $97,-
119,081, ■ decrease of 01,500,509 from
the expenditures for 1902.
been written of
W. D. BAILEY,
Tjhe Tljeris Outfitter,
Allen House Corner,
- Amerlcus, Ga,
such a thing were
possible many a bright-faced bride
would shrink from the revelation of her
self, stripped of all her lovelinets. If
there is one thing which would make a
woman shrink from marriage it is to see
the rapid physical deterioration which
comet to to many wives. The cause is
generally due to womanly diseases.
Lott health and lost comeliness ore
restored by the use of Dr. Fierce’s Fa
vorite Prescription. It cures irregnlar-
ity and dries weakening drains. It
heals inflammation and ulceration, and
cures female weakness.
•It i> with the grc&te.t pleasure that I tell
•on what Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription and
'Golden Medical Diacmry • hate done fee me.*
mites MraEmma r.-Baukestof 195,^Nortli 7th
wmes airs, l.nma 1.. uau.es, 01 1951
Street, Harrisburg, l'a. "They have
world of rood. I had female weakn
yean; ■oraetimi-i would feel ao hedl-
know what to do. but I found relief at last,
thanks to Dr. Pierce for his kind advice. I hare
this medicine still in my house and will always
k '!F you ore led to the purchase of
"Favorite Prescription” because of its
remarkable cures of other women,-do
not accept a substitute which lias none
of these cures to itsxredit.
Free. Dr. Pierce’s Common Sensei
Medical Adviser, paper covers, is sent
free on receipt of at one-cent stamps
—w WWW naw Uiiavu lOOUUtl tu I - _ w wwilivvuiakyi
Charles J. McDonald, and countersign! I * 0r ange, Ga., Oct. 29.—The Oeor-
ed by J. Crawford, aa president ol| *w® conventIon of the United
the board of commissioners of th«( zSESf* 9 ofthB Confederacy was
Western and Atlantic railroad, which SJS?" *° ordor |>y the president, Miss
■aid past due bonds are more fully | £? ldr , ed Rutherford, of Athens. Ga.,
described In said act by number, date Y* ei , f |uo™lng al 10 o’clock In the
of Issue and date of maturity. chapel hall of the Southern Female col.
By Mr. Felder of Bibb—To regulate J, 8 * 8 ' . T* 18 bal1 »■» appropriately
the filing and accepting of second ,^ 0TR } Cl 1 tor tbe occa * lon w| th con-
claims under the claim law of th« rederat ' 0 fla ^ 8 ’ * on > 0 °f which show the
state, and to pnnlsh any officer vlolat S*. ^ batt,es tb0 Y W0 ra In and the
Ing this art. b '°° d of those who carried them. Also
By Mr. Hayea of Macon—To amend the pleture * ot battlefields and scenes
section 982 of the code of 1896, pro- ond confederate officers. Thle Is the
Tiding for the selection by the gov- „ hto annua * session of the conven-
ernor of banks in certain dtlei here , °“’ aod 0,8 10081 largely attended
in named, as state depositories. I . ,t8 bl8tor 3 r . This Is not a conven-
“ “ " tlon of woman’s.rights or anything of
8ome Important Bill* Introduced by
tha Georgia Solons.
Atlanta, OOct 28.—An Interesting
bill introduced Monday by Mr. Black
burn, of Fulton, provides for tho es
tablishment of a patrol In each militia
district of the state.
This bill provides that the patrol
shall consist of a captain and six men
selected by tho grand Jury, each qf
whom shall serve 12 months. A pen
alty of |6 Is fixed for refusal or failure
to serve. It Is made tho duty of tho
members of thceo patrols to patrol the
entire district at least once a week,
and to arrest all idle persons, vagrants
and criminals. Bonded'constables in
each district aro to bo cx-offlclo mem
bers of tho patrols. Tho grand Jury
19 to furnish the necessary arms and
other Implements for tho patrolmen.
Tho members of these patrols aro to
be exempt from road duty and are to
receive the same fees for making ar
rests as the sheriff of tho county.
Following aro somo of the now bills
Introduced on Monday:
By Mr. Steed of liylor—To allow
section 974 of the penal code of 1895.
so as to mako the number of challen
ges allowed tho defendant in crimin
al cases ten instead of twenty, and
tho number allowed the stato six In
stead of twelve.
By Messrs. Hawes and Martin of El
bert—To reduce the salary of the Judgo
of the city court of Elberton from
91,500 to 81,200 after the first of Janu
By Mr. Knowles of Floyd—To extend
the Corporate limits of the town of
East Rome so as to ombraco addition
al territory therein.
By Mr. Rainey of Terrell—To amend
tho charter of the city of Dawson, so.
as to reduce the salary of tho mayor
of said elty to tho siim.. Ot.J20O per
By Mr. Steed of Taylor—To protect
confederate and other soldiers men
tioned In an act of tho general’ assem
bly of this state approved on tho 9th
of December, 1897.
By-Mr. Slaton of Fulton-An acl “ on ol woman’s rights or anything of Bv Mr _ „ _
providing for the situs of debts duo th ® 80rt ’ but 18 0 baod ot oob ' 0 women- ,* T 2 ou8lon 01 Fulton-To rogu
tn nnn.imMMi, in. .... _. I whoso alms and DurnoR** ■** i„o+ „»,,111* 1 ® the Employment of children In
providing ror the situs of (lebts duo . , 100010 w° m00
to non residents for purposes of at-1 ^ b08e a,m8 80,1 purposes are Just and
tachment. bo ‘7- do, °B what they can to perpetu-
By Mr. Felder of Bibb—To authorize JJJ 8 tbo m€O10rl08 01 to 0 lost cause,
and empower the commissioners U Toe coaveol,on was opened with pray,
roads and revenues of the county ol fl ^ ReT ’* A - B - Vaughn, D.D., of tho
Bibb, from the treasury of said coun-l Flrst Bapllel cburcb .
ty, to contribute toward the support
and maintenance or the hospital oper I Wants a Mala LobbylsL
ated by the city of Macon. | Des Moines, Iowa, Oct. 29.—Mrs.
u * v wbluij, I tuumvff, iuna, vvl,
By Mr. Felder of Bibb—To provide I Adelaide Ballard, jif Hull, president ol
that no mortgage or conveyance to too Equal Suffrage Society, which Is
secure debt shall have any lien ai bolding Its state convention here,
against, subsequent creditors without urged the organization In her annual
actual notice as to who extend credit address to employ a male lobbyist In
prior to the proper filing for record stead of a woman to press equal suf-
thereof, unless the same be filed fot frage legislation In the Iowa general
record within five day*. assembly. The recommendation has
By Mr. Felder of Bibb—To prescribe | D0 t yet been adopted. Mr*. Carrio
tho manner of selling or otherwise dls- Chapman Catt, president of the nation-
posing of cocaine, and to provide a I *1 organization. In an address to the
penalty for violation, etc. convention, said that the ’’abomlnab’e
By Mr. HcRee of Lowndes—To pro- treatment of the women of Iowa by
vide for the dlstrbutlon annually ol the legislature of this state,” has
money arising from the hire of penl- aroused sentiment among the people
tentlary convicts of Georgia; to define of °L b «r state* which was favorable
by whom and for what purpose said to the suffrage movement and would
money shall be used, etc. help it In the long run
By Mr. Blackburn of Fulton—To
amend section 574 of volume I of tool Kino Edward at Ra*..
code of Georgia which relates to road| London, Oct. 29.—The racing at Now
duty and other matters, ro a. to ex- Market-.^ay ZZ aLZeft Z
Seven Thousand Miners In Line. W. C. Whitney’s Ballantrvea
Shamokln, Pa., Oct. *9.—Mitchell waa a hot favorite for the event of Urn
day was observed here today. Seven da 7- King Edward waa an Interested
thousand United ' Mine Workers ol | apectator of the races e
America, headed by the Tenth Regl- v
tnent band and troops, paraded the „ To E " lerta,n J - B - Goodwin,
streets, after which tho mine workers , ® avanoab - Qa -> O® 1 - 29.—The local
were addressed by several labor lead- 5 t .l h ®-?l < l at
ere. Tho collierioe were in operation o. 1 ^ - 1 ”? onto! 1 Klb
and all business was generally ju;-1 S , ro ( Goodw « l . aod G <X>i-
pended. I of Atl&ntA. on Isovfembw 18 And
19. Tho detalji cnlertAlnment
Shop Ms^tojtaearv. More Pay. I ** ™
Chicago, Oct. 29.—Eight thousand „
shopmen employed by the Chicago and
Alton railroad, Tho Tribune saya, are
to gf>t an advance in wages of 2 cents
an hour, beginning Nov. L fh« ( B .
creaso will approzlmate 810 000, and
will effect tho machinists, Iroller majt-
ers, repairer and general haady teen
in all of the shops of t|ie system.
factories and manufacturing establish,
mento of this state, to provide penal
ties therefor and to provide for enforce
ment of same.
By MT. Newton, of Colquitt—Resolu.
tlon to refund part of special tax paid
by & J. UcOehw.
By Mr. Martin of Elbert—An act to
make It a misdemeanor to sell or offer
for solo unginned cotton, commonly
called seed cotton, between the flrst
day of September and the flrst day of
December each year, and to provfdo
punishment for same. '
By Messrs. Alexander and Grenade—
To establish a county court for Wilkes
county, and to repeal an act entitled
“An act to establish a city court of
Washington, tn and for tho county of
By Mr. Dunbar, of Richmond—To
authorize and empower tho village 0'
Summerville, in the county of Rich
mond, to provide and maintain ceme
teries. burial grounds, or places of in
terment of the dead, either within or
without the limits of the village ot
Parson Surrenders to Officers.
Paducah, Ky„ Oct. 29.—Rev. G. W.
Briggs, pastor of the Broadway Meth
odist Episcopal church, who, Monday
night stabbed T. J. Garr, proprietoi
of the Inn, a fashionable board iw;
house, where tho minister and family
boarded, gave himself up to tho offi
cers and was recognized for his ap
pearance Thursday. Ko charge hns
yet boon preferred against him.
Two Negroes Fight.
Macon, Ga.. Oct. 29.-'Eugene Jeff«>
aon cut Joe Williams,-another negro,
at R. L. Henry’s slaughter pen Tues
day evening. Edwards was taken to
the hospital with cbts In his left shoul.
der and qlde. Chances for hlg recov-
«ry aro doubtful.
« a»Cherry Pectoral
BJ m ^ One dose at bedtime pre-
h ^ vents night coughs of chil-
dren. No croup.