A Cordial Invitation
We extend a cordial invitation to everybody to
call and inspect our immense stock 0f....
consisting of the latest novelties in wool dress goods, silks, wash silks, wash
goods in all the latest weaves, white goods, laces, embroideries, all-over lstces, &c.
We carry a strong line of
Shoes and Slippers--
something to fit the eye, foot and purse of the majority of.foot-wear lookers.
You will find here a beautiful line of
Neckwear-the latest shapes.
Hats--in all the late blacks.
the famous Joseph Fowler make.
Clothing That Fits and Pleases.
Collars and Cuffs —the latest shapes.
Ladies’ and Gents’ Underwear for Spring.
An Attractive Line of Hosiery, in Fancy, Lace Stripe and Solid Colors.
Many other things not mentioned. Call and we are always glad to see you. In our GROCERY
department, you will find everything that is usually kept in a first-class grocery store —fancy and heavy
groceries, farm supplies, etc. Soliciting your patronage, we are,
Yours to serve,
The Pitts=Gray Cos.
!4.We Give Green Trading Stamps.
Barnesville Mercantile Cos.
New Store! New Goods!
lAf £ HAVE just gotten quartered in our new store,
w w in the Mitchell building, where we will be glad to
serve all our old friends and customers, as well as every
body that comes to
policy to make customers and keep them, and in our new
store, with the best selected stock between Atlanta and
Macon, we propose to keep growing and help Barnesville
to grow. To undertake to enumerate our line of seasonable
attractions, would be superfluous, for the trading people
know that we keep everything, but we wish to mention par
ticularly our line of WASH goods in every style, Laces,
Embroideries, Appliques, Ribbons, etc.
Shoes and Slippers.
We are exclusive agents here for the celebrated L. M. REYNOLDS’ mens shoes, and
Godings ladies’ and misses shoes and slippers. These goods are high class, and can
only be had of us. D6n’t forget the place, and come to see us at our new store.
Barnesville Mercantile Cos.
IMPORTANT TO COTTON GINNERS,
Investigate the most complete and efficient ginning system on the market.
The Murray Cleaning Feeder—the best feeder in the world. Plain Gins, Huller
Gins; Feeders, Condensers, Single and Double Box Presses, Pneumatic Cotton
Elevators, Cyclone lint flues, etc.
better price for cotton.
Demands I-2c Pound More.
F. H. Lummus Sons Cos., Columbus Ga. BOSTWICK, Ga., Feb. 11, 1902.
Gentlemen —I wish to express my entire satisfaction with the three 70-saw
Battery Gin Outfit, the Cleaning Feeders and Pneumatic Elevator, Double Box
Steam Cylender Press—in fact everything complete. Everything works as nice
and as smooth as can be : the workmanship and material are unsurpassed ; COT
TON GINNED ON YOUR SYSTEM DEMANDS FROM %th TO % CENT MORE
PER POUND THAN WHERE GINNED ON OTHERS. The “Lummus” Sys
tem is death to competitors in this section, and wins all customers who give it
a trial. I have-gained custom from a distance this season, growing out of the
efficiency of your ginning system. In quality of work, of good sample, clean
ing seed and quick work, I would recommend your machinery to all parties
thinking of installing a plant for ginning cotton. Yours truly,
(Signed) R. R. Jones
Obtain our estimates and particulars before purchasing
F. H. Lummus Sons Cos., coiumbus Ga.
BARNESVILLE NEWS-GAZETTE, THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1902.
Mr. C. I. Stacy, of Atlanta, arrived
in the city Monday and is the guest of
Rev. F. R. Graves. Mr. Stacy was
formerly connected with the Y. M. C.
A. but resigned his position as secretary
to enter the ministry.
A TEXAS WONDER.
HALL’S GREAT DISCOVERY.
One small bottle of Hall’s Great Dis
covery cures all kidney and bladder
troubles, removes gravel, cures diabe
tes, seminal emissions, weak and lame
backs, rheumatism and all irregularity
of the kidneys and bladder in both
men and women, regulates bladder
troubles in children. If not sold by
your druggist, will send by mail on re
ceipts of $). One small bottle is two
months’ treatment, and will cure any
case above mentioned. Dr. E. W. Hall
sole manufacturer. P. O. Box 629, Bt.
Louis, Mo. Send for testimonials.
Sold by W. A. Wright.
Martin, Term., June 3, 1901.
This is to certify that I have used
Hall’s Texas Wonder for kidney trou
ble and have never found anything its
equal. Its merits are wonderful. Try
it, as I did, and be convinced.
Rev. R. C. Whitnell.
Mr. Madden Announces for Ite-elec
to the Legislature.
Hon. John F. Madden was in
Barnesville last Saturday, an
nouncing that he was a candidate
for the legislature again, subject,
of course, to the democratic pri
mary. His announcement ap
pears elsewhere in this paper. Mr.
Madden has many strong support
ers in Barnesville and throughout
the county and he is certain to
make a strong race. He expressed
himself ns being very much pleas
ed with his visit here. He has
long been one of the most sub
stantial and influential citizens of
Pike county. He has often bee.i
honored by his fellow citizens and
has never betrayed any trust re
posed in him. Mr. Madden says
that he will be glad to explain his
attitude to the people on any pub
v NEGLECT MEANS DAMGER.
Don’t neglect billiousness and con
stipation. Your health will suffer per
manently if you do. DeWitt’s Little
Early Risers cures such cases. M. B.
Smith, Butternut, Mich., says “De-
Witt’s Little Early Risers are the most
satisfactory pills I ever took. Never
gripe or cause nausea.”
Jno H Blackburn.
L. Holmes. Barnesville, Ga.
Mr. Henry Rogers spent Friday at
Dr. G. I*. Huguley went up to Atlan
Mrs. W. W. Lambdin spent Tuesday
S. S. Graddick, of Forsyth, was in the
Mr. Fred Stokes, of Lamont, was in
the city Friday.
Mr. D. J. Proctor, of Forsyth was in
the city Friday.
Mr. !. C. Collier, of Piedmont, was
here Friday last.
Mr. J. G. Snggs made a business trip
to Griffin Friday last.
Mr. John H. Toole was the guest of
relatives here Sunday.
Mr. Halcott Ayer was in the city Sat
urday from Yatesville.
Mr. F. M. Stafford made a business
trip to Atlanta Monday.
Dr. J. P. Thurman went down to
Macon Friday on business.
Col W. W. Lambdin went to Macon
Friday on professional business.
Mr. D. A. Stroud spent several days
off the road with his family here.
Mr. W. C. Jordan and Mr. W. H. j
Holmes spent Friday at Zebu lon.
Mr. C. A. Humphries, of Milieu, was ;
I in the city several days last week.
Air. Fletcner Knox, of Atlanta, was
\ visiting friends in the city Sunday.
Mr. Will Holmes a clever citizen, of
; Culloden, was in the city Thursday.
i Mr. Henry Potts, a prominent citi
zen of Atlanta, was in the city Friday.
Col. K. A. Stephens spent Friday
I and Saturday in Macon on professional
Try Chamberlain’s Stomach A Liver
I Tablets, the best physic. For sale by
Jno. H. Blackburn.
Miss Katharyn Lockhart spent Sat
j urday and Sunday in Forsyth, the
guest of friends.
Mr. George Wright, formerly a cadet
here, was in the city Saturday, the
guest of Mr. Chas. Tyler.
Mr. Albert Cunningham, a former
j cadet of Gordon Institute passed
I through the city Sunday.
Mrs. Sallie Perdue left Friday for
Jonesboro, where she will be the guest
I of relatives for sometime.
Mr. John F. Madden, candidate for
legislature in Pike, was here Saturday
in'the interest of his candidacy.
Mrs. J. W. Stafford left Thursday j
morning for Atlanta, where she goes to '
| visit her daughter, Mrs. H. S. Bradley.
Mr. Ernest Blankenship, formerly a
citizen here, but now of Columbus,
was in the city several days last week.
Mrs. W. 'l'. Respess returned home
Saturday from Mayfield where she has
been the guest of relatives for some
Mrs. Frank E. Walls worth, of New
nan, spent several days in the city last
week, the guest of friends and rela
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Mills went down
to Forsyth .Sunday and spent the day
with the family of “Uncle” Morgan
Howard. While there, they attended
the dedication services of the new Bap
tist church, conducted by Rev. Thos.
“A neighbor ran iii witli a bottle of
| Chamberlain’s Colic Cure and Diar
rhoea Remedy when my son was suf
fering with severe cramps and was
given up as beyond hope by my regu
lar .physician, who stands high in liis
profession. After administering three
doses of it, my son regained conscious
ness and recovered entirely within
twenty-four hours,” says Mrs. Mary
Haller, of Mt. Crawford, Va. This
Remedy is for sale by
Jno. H. Blacjlblbn
Wright’s Drug Store.
The Best That Grows.
Mr. Erie Murphey spent Sunday at
Mr. P. A. Murphey was a visitor here
Mr. E. H. Horne, of Horne, Ga., was
in the city Monday.
Mr. Charnell Hightower, of Lamont,
was in the city Tuesday.
Mr. Will Gunn, of Macon, was the
guest of friends here Sunday.
Mr. J. P. Clements, of Strouds, was
in the city a short while Monday.
Bring me your cotton seed left after
’ planting. E. T. Crowneh.
Mr. J. F. Wise, of Goggans, was a
welcomed visitor at this office Mon
Miss Nannie Howard, of Forsyth,
is the guest of Mrs. A. L. Mills on Zeb
Mr. and Mrs. Julius W. Gresham, of
Griffin, were the guest of Mr. J. G.
‘Mr. Clarence Alford, of Thomaston.
passed through the city Tuesday un
route to Atlanta.
Rev. E. W. Akin and charming
daughter, Miss Lottie, wore the guest
of Mr. W. H. Mitchell Monday.
Miss Maynita Arnold returned home
Friday from Atlanta, where she has
been the guest of friends for several
Mrs. Fate Bush returned Friday
from Plains, Ga., where she was called
last week by the sudden death of her
Colonels W. W. Lambdin, E. A.
Stephens, A. A. Murphey. J. F. Itod
ding, J. J. Rogers anuJ.M. Smith at
tended court at Zebulon this week.
Prof. James Warthen, of Mountville,
was in the city Saturday. Prof. War
them is the principal of the Mountville
Academy, a nourishing school in Troup
Mrs Chas. Lambdin arrived in the
city Thursday last from Gainesville
where she has been the guest of her
daughter, Mrs. Albert Hardy, for sev
Miss Annie Lambdin returned from
Gainesville Thursday and will remain
here. She has been at the home of her
sister, Mrs. A. H. Hardy, in Gainesville
for sometime past.
Mr. Robert Mitchell left Sunday
night for Kentucky, where he goes to
purchase some fine stock for his livery
business here. Mr. Mitchell will no
doubt bring back some fine animals.
Mr. Frank A. Stafford spent Sunday
with relatives here. It will be remem
bered some time ago Mr. Stafford was
severely hurt in vhe wreck near Macon
but his condition is greatly improved
which is cheerful news to his many
Mr. and Mrs. .1. A. McCrary will
leave the first of April to make their
home in Barnesville where Mr. McCra
ry will be cashier of the newly estab
lished hank, the Bank of Barnesville,
of which Mr. L. O. Benton of Monticel
lo is President. Mr. McCrary enjoys
the esteem and respect of every one
who knows him. He is one of our most
enterprising men and has done a great
deal towards building up our city dur
ing his eight years of residence here.
Under his judicious management the
first bank established here flourished
and grew beyond all expectations to
be one of the best in the state, and at
one of the annual State Conventions
Mr. McCrary received the twenty-five
dollar prize for the best yearly state
ment of any of the cashiers. No doubt
this same success will follow his new
undertaking, and he will soon enjoy
the perfect confidence of the Barnes
viile people that he has gained for him
self in Tennille. Mrs. McCrary will be
greatly missed in social circles as she
is a great favorite and has innumerable
friends, but as Barnesville is her child
hood home, she will not be a stranger,
but will be cordially welcomed by old
Mr. W. B. Brent, of Ingram, was a
visitor here Tuesday.
Mr. A. Peacock, of Eastman, is in
the city visiting his family.
Misses Dora and Lillian Warde, of
Milner, were in the city a short while
Mr. J. W. Ford, of Zobulon, was in
the city a short while Sunday.
Miss Kathryn Lane spent yesterday
with friends in Atlanta.
Good milch cows with young calves
for sale cheap. A. A. Mukchey.
Mr. Julian Weems, of McDonough,
was a visitor hero Tuesday.
Mr. E. F. Ferguson, of Milner, was
in the city Saturday.
Mr. Julian B. Williamson, of Forsyth,
was a prominent visitor here Monday,
Mr. T. E. Walton was in the city
Monday from Bolinbroko.
Mr. L. O. Benton, of Mdhticello, ar
rived in the city Tuesday.
Mr. J. B. Stamps, a prominent citi
zen of Thomaston was here Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. 11. H. Huff arrived in
the city Tuesday after a visit to rela
tives in Rome and Brooks Station.
Don’t fail to see Macy at the
opera house Monday night in his
comic recitals and songs.
Miss Mattie Normally, who has
been the guest of Mrs. F. A. Gray
left Sunday for Griffin.
Mr. Fryer Thompson, of Thomaston,
was in the city a short while Tuesday,
Mrs. G. W. Speigle went up to Atlan
ta last Saturday to attend the funeral
of her brother-in-law, Mr. Max Frank
Mr. Jas. B. Fleming, one of John
stonville’s most prosperous citizens,
was circulating among friends in tho
Mrs. A. P. Kemp and little daughter
Annie, returned Monday from Wood
stock where they have been the guest
of relatives for several day,
Mr. Harvey A. Mills loft several days
ago for Atlanta, where he went to ac
cept a position in a photograph gallery.
His friends here wish him success.
Go to the opera house Monday
night and go prepared to laugh. J.
William Macy, New York’s favor
ite humorist and Buffo Basso is tho
attraction. Reserved seats on sale
at Jordan Bros.
Mrs. I. Carson Frye, and little son,
I. C. Jr., of Atlanta, arrived in the city
Saturday night, and are now visiting
the family of Mr. C. T. Rucker, on
Mr. W. T. Bate arrived in the city
yesterday from Cartersville, where ho
has been recuperating for the past six
weeks. Mr. Bates health is greatly im
proved, which is gratifying to his many
friends here who were glad to welcome
him back again.
Miss Lillie Cooper, head saleslady of
the dress goods department of J. W.
Stafford &. Sons, accompanied by Miss
Jennie Lane head of the dress-making
department of this progressive firm,
went up to Atlanta yesterday to ac
quaint themselves more thoroughly
with the prevailing styles of their re
The present ticket system will be
discontinued after May Ist. next, and
the holders are hereby notified to bring
them all in for redemption—Tumblers,
goblets, lamps, syrup pitche rs,crocker
and pictures given away—Come and
get first pick—Drygoods, shoes, hats,
notions at Rock Bottom prices.
W. K. Wilkinson,
For the next 30 days only,
I will sell Barred Plymouth
Rook eggs for OOc. per Doz.
Milton W. Smith.