B ARNES YILLE NEWS-GAZETTE.
HEGINNING today I will inaugurate a Rem
i nant Sale. These various lengths of goods
consisting of everything in the realm of Summer
Wear will be sold at 50 cents on the dollar. You
will find great bargains in this sweeping sale. I
must have room for the heavy winter stock being
bought and will not carry over goods if prices will
move them. This is the place and time to length
en out your summer apparel for a mere song.
AH light colored, light weight
Summer Clothing go at COST
to make room. In this line I can show the best
fitting goods ever displayed in Barnesville.
I am still selling Slippers at cost and will add
With all the inducements offered above I will
not cease to enlarge photographs and give cou
pons for Pannels and Trays as a premium on
Kindness, courtesy and honesty of purpose are
prime features in my business. Come to see us
and get bargains.
V. O. Marshburn, Wana * CT -
Visit Our Fount
And Quench Your Thirst
with its delicious and refreshing
drinks and freezes.
Our Stock of Cigars
is unsurpassed, and-we keep nothing
but the most choice selections.
Our Prescription Dept.
is open to your demands and needs,
both day and night, with fresh and
W. C. Jordan & Bro.,
Druggists and Stationers.
J. H .BATE & Cos.,
If you should need a
Watch, Clock —or for that
matter, a Diamong ring—
we have a nice line.
Come to see us for Cut
Glass, Sterling Silver or
JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY COUNTRY WEEKLY.
J. D. GBOVE IS BADLY WANTED
He Claimed to Travel for an At
lanta Paper Company.
G. W. Lyons, the propritor of
the City hotel in this city, is
anxious to find J. D. Grove.
Grove is wanted on the charge
of partaking of the hospitality of
the city hotel and leaving without
settling his bill. Proprietor Lyons
states that Grove arrived in
Barnesville on July 1, and regis
tered from Charlotte, N. C. The
guest is said to have told Clerk
William R. McConnell, Jr., that
he was traveling for a large paper
company in Atlanta.
Grove tried to slip away early
on the morning of July 9, but was
caught by the proprietor and mode
to remain longer in the town.
Later, however, he made a second
attempt to skip which was suc
Proprietor Lyons and Clerk
McConnell are both exceedingly
anxious to have Grove arrested,
and they will pay all expenses to
get him back to Barnesville.
Grove is described as a man
twenty-eight years old, 5 feet and
11 inches high and weighs about
175 pounds. He has a heavy,
coarse voice when he talks.
Picnic at Pine
It was a light-hearted crowd
that left here Thursday morning
for a days outing at the famous
Pine Mountain Springs. It was a
small but thoroughly congenial
party and they were in a mood for
enjoying themselves. They reach
ed their destination at about nine
o’clock. They then dispersed to
the various places of amusement
and to seethe sights.
The baths were the main attrac
tions of the day and were greatly
enjoyed by all. Another feature
of the occasion especially worthy
of mention was the delightful
repast spread at noon. It was a
good one and soon despatch**! by
the fine appetites which a thing of
this kind gives.
On the return trip the party was
overtaken by a severe rain and
windstorm and some of them were
Despite this fact, however, it
was one of the most enjoyable
picnics of the season.
Those who composed the party
Misses Priscilla Stroud, Annie
Lambdin, Olive Williams, Lucile
Blackburn, Hattie Jordan, Kath
leen Wiliis, and Emmie Wood
Messrs. Pierce Hammond,
George Mitchell, Jackson Bush
and Broughton Hardy.
They were pleasantly chaperon
ed by Mrs. Cook Taylor and Miss
Miss Mitchell Entertains.
Miss Lucille Mitchell entertain
ed her friends at a delightful
party last Wednesday evening at
the beautiful home of her parents
on Greenwood street. The spa
cious parlors and the bread
veranda were thrown open to the
guests and were the scene of en
joyable time during the evening.
Miss Mitchell was assisted in re
ceiving the guest by her sister,
Miss Lily Mitchell. At a late
hour refreshments were served
and after playing several games
the guest departed to their homes
after having spent a most enjoy
able evening. Those invited were:
Misses Salome Redding, of Cuth
bert, Marie Wilhoit, of Grayson,
Kv., Myrtice Nelson, Nettie Lee
Grace, Grace Porch, Mattie Nel
son, Grace Woodward, Carrie
Elder, Rosa Hammond.
Messrs. Warren Woodward,
Chas Lane, George Elder, Walter
Marsh burn, Ed Howard, Heidt
Shearouse, Walter Middlebrooks,
Claud Anderson, Julian Arnold,
Kendall Ross, Gilbert Rossignol.
BARNESVILLE, GA., THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1902.
S. B. BURR, SR. DIES.
ANOTHER ONE OF BARNESVILLE’S
PROMINENT CITIZENS PASS
ED AWAY FRIDAY.
Mr. Seneca B. Burr, Sr., a wide
ly known and highly esteemed
citizen of Barnesville, died Fri
day evening last at 9:lso’clock.
The immediate cause of his death
was paralysis, although he had
been in declining health for sev
eral years past. For two or
three years Mr. Burr has been
hardly able to get around town
and a serious throat affection in
terfered greatly with his pleasure,
making it very very hard to con
verse with his friends and loved
Mr. Burr was born in Macon,
Ga,. July 28, 1842 and he lived a
very useful life. He devoted the
first portion of his life to news
paper work, in which a person
usually does so much for the pub
lic good without compensation
and without appreciation. He
edited the Macon Journal and
Messenger, Griffin Sun, Fort Val
ley Mirror, Thomasville Times
and Barnesville Home Journal.
He was well known as one of the
influential editors of the state.
He was a consistent member of
the Methodist church and was a
Knight Tertffttar. The Knight
Templars conducted the funeral
services in Fort Valley Sunday
afternoon at 1 o’clock, where the
remains were carried for burial.
Mr. Burr leaves two children,
Mr. S. B. Burr, Jr., and Miss
Clifford Burr, to whom the warm
est symyatliv of the people is ex
tended. Mr. Burr had a large
circle of friends and relatives
throughout the state who mourn
Fruit Will be Canned.
Mr. George W. Lowden, of
Savannah, has arrived in the city
and is getting his cannery here in
readiness to can peaches and
A car load of cans arrived Mon
day containing 100,000 cans and
Mr. Lowden expects two more cars
containing the same amount of
Mr. Lowden is an excellent busi
ness man and we are glad to state
that he has made a success of the
canning business in our city.
Barnesville vs. Zebulon.
The Barnesville Baseball Team
went up to Zebulon Thursday to
play the Zebulon team but after
reaching the city, they soon found
out that they were up against
Pike county. This did not back
the boys out and they met the
team collected and came very near
defeating the nine, notwithstand
ing that Blount, the catcher of
the local team was not in the
The Bartlesville team played
fine ball and showed at times fine
team work. The line-up of the
teams were as follows:
Curry Pitcher Hair
Thurman lnt. bane Banka
Elder ‘Aid. liatu; Harp
Howard lird baec .Buchanan
McMahon Short atop McLendon
Matthowa L Add Ballad
Middlebrooka . K field ...Dunbar
Manry C. field Hale
The final score was 11 and 12 in
favor of Zebulon.
liecturK* at Milner'* Academy.
Mr. J. Dan Woodall delivered
his lecture on “the cow” Friday
evening at the Milner cross road
academy, which is about three
miles from the city, to an appre
Mr. Woodall expressed himself
freely for the cow and received
much applauseduring the evening.
At an early date Mr. Woodall
will deliver the lecture here and
no doubt a large crowd will be
present to hear him.
1902 New Crop |wo2
from the Grower at^
Blackburn’s Drug Store
We have just received
a car load of the celebrat
ed Studebaker Wagons
and are prepared to sell
them on easy terms.
They are the best wagons
on earth and are fully
guaranteed. Don’t buy
a wagon until you see our
We are also agents for
White Hickory Wagons,
the best medium price
wagon on the market.
We have both one
horse and two-horse
wagons, high wheels and
low wheels, regular tires
and wide tires. Call and
J, W. Stafford & Sons.
L. O. BENTON President. W B. SMITH. Vice-President. J. A. McCRARY, Cashier.
The First National
DIRECTORS’ g m DIRECTORS''
of J.b. Smith* Ho ns. K /] (1 1/ |"|T W. H MITCHELL,
F M. STAFFORD, lllllllV UJi with Bobt. jhtcbelL
of J. W. Stafford A Son*. L. O. BENTON,
A P. KKMI', Merchant and Banker.
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COPY OF CERTIFICATE:
TREASURY I) KI*ART ME NT.
Comptroller of the Currency.
Washington, D. C., May 7, 1902
Whereas, by sat isfactory evidence presented to the undersigned,
it has been made to appear that “The First National Bank of Barnes-,
ville,” in the city of Barnesville, in the County of Pike, and State
of Georgia, has complied with all the provisions of the Statutes of
the United States, required to be complied with before an association
shall be authorized to commence the business of Banking.
Now therefore I, William B. Ridgely, Comptroller of the Curren
cy, do hereby certify that “The First National Bank of Barnesville,”
in the City of Barnesville, in the County of Pike and State of Geor
gia, is authorized to commence the business of Banking as provided
in section 5109 of the Revised Statutes of the United States.
In testimony whereof, witness my hand and seal of office, this 7th
day of May, 1902. Wm. B. RIDGELY,
Comptroller of the Currenojr.
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