| Remnant Sale! j
BEGINNING today I will inaugurate a Rem- 1
uant Sale. These various lengths of goods .
I consisting of everything in the realm of Summer |
l Wear will be sold at 50 cents on the dollar. You l
I will find great bargains in this sweeping sale. 1■
1 must have room for the heavy winter stock being •
bought and will not carry over goods if prices will J
, move them. This is the place and time to length- (
I en out your summer apparel for a mere song. |
1 All light colored, light weight '
[ Summer Clothing go at COST ]
Ito make room. In this line I can show the best 1
I fitting goods ever displayed in Barnesville. I
I lam still selling Slippers at cost and will add 1
J Staw Hats.
I With all the inducements offered above I will .
| not cease to enlarge photographs and give cou- (
I pons for Pannels and Trays as a premium on 1
I cash purchases. 1
! Kindness, courtesy and honesty of purpose are '
prime features in my business. Come to see us
k and get bargains. I
; V. 0. Marshburn, Mana * :er -;
is to make friends and try to please
all by being polite, prompt and ac
commodating. We want you to get
in the habit of coming or sending to
us for articles you need in our line,
Pure Goods and
will do so, will make you our custo
mer and friend. On these principles
we ask a share of your patronage.
Yours to serve day and night.
W. C. Jordan & Bro.,
Druggists and Stationers.
Reports Good Crops.
Captain C. C. Hightower, one
of Monroe county’s best citizens
and a man highly regarded by all
the Barnesville people, was here
Monday. He says his community,
has splendid crops, having had
good rains, and the people there
are in pretty good shape. There
is little or no sickness among the
people and they appreciate the
blessings bestowed upon them.
Captain Hightower lives in the
famous Red Bone district.
When you wake up with a bad taste
in your mouth, go at once to Jno. H.
Blackburn’s drug store and get a free
sample of Chamberlain’s Stomach and
Liver Tablets. One or two doses will
make you well. They also cure bilious
ness, sick headache and constipation.
Mr. E. C. Benton, cashier of the
Bank of Cedartown, Ga., has been
acting cashier of the First National
Bank of Barnesvilie since last
Saturday, and will remain in that
position during the vacation of
Cashier McCrary, which will be for
a couple of weeks or more. Mr.
Benton is a splendid gentlemen, be
longing to one of the first families
of Jasper county, and is an excel
lent bank official. By the way, he
says Barnesville is a fine little
Bear* the Tl Kind You Haw hnajr? Bought
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY COUNTRY WEEKLY.
BARNESVILLE, GA., THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1902.
MR. OTIS A. MVRPHEY RECEIVES
A GOOD POSITION FROM
Mr. Otis A. Murphey, one of
Barnesvilie’s most popular citi
zens and an experienced insur
ance man, has been appointed
general agent for Georgia of the
Maryland Life Insurance Com
pany of Baltimore, Md. This is
one of the best life insurance
companies in the country and the
position given Mr. Murphey is a
very important one. He will
have charge of all the company’s
business in this state. On Sep
tember 1, he will open an office
in Atlanta, having a man in
charge of the office there. He
will, of course, maks frequent
trips to Atlanta, looking after the
interest of the business. Mr.
Murphey is one of the best known
insurance men in the state and
his friends rejoice over the fine
appointment he has received.
J. H. BLACKBURN, R. a. STAFFORD
AND P. H. MADDUX FOR
Ani. 11, 1902.
To J. H. Blackburn, R. A. Stafford
and P. H. Maddux.
The undersigned, citizens of Barnes
| ville, believing as they do, that you
and each of you, will faithfully repre
sent them on the Atderinanic Board in
the Administration of City affairs,
request that you allow the use of your
names to be balloted for in the cornin'.'
City Primary for the nomination of
three council men.
In making this request we wish to
couple it with the desire, that you use
your best efforts:—
Ist. To retrench expenditures so as
to place the city in a safe financial con
2nd. To place the Electric Lights
and Water Works System in the liands
of a commission, to be elected as pro
vided by law.
3rd. To have all streets and si !e
walks in the city worked in proportion
to travel and use, to the end that every
resident shall reap some of the bene
fits of as good streets and side walks as
the finances of the city, economically
administered, will warrant.
J. W. Hanson, E. E. Kennedy, James
Whelene, Hollie Holmes, L. E. Veal,
E. S. Murphey. J. F. nedding, G. M.
Rockw r ell, J. F. Graham, J. M. Reeves,
W. H. Hancock,.l. W. Stafford, F.
Taylor, E. T. Crowder, I). B. Mill’s, A.
A. Murphey, L. W. English, W. H.
Ellington, A. J. Wellmaker, C. C.
Wellmaker, J. A. Wellmaker, J. L.
Kennedy, J. T. Blalock. Geo. W. Stocks,
W. K. Wilkinson, J. F. Stallings. C. T.
Tyler, E C. Elder, J. B. Goodwyn,
Pierce Hammond, D. C. Burns, F. H.
Reeves, J. G. Suggs, R.L. Bush, J. W.
Reeves, T. T. Smiley, Jno. T. Murphey,
J. C. Porch, Jno. T. Hunt, G. F. Oli
phant, E. T. Pound, J. M. Martin,.!. D.
Williams. L. A. Collier, S. A. Pcndley,
A. L. Mills, W. J. Sikes, J. M. Ander
son, J. W. Vaughn, W. E, Crowell, J.
B. Bankston, A. Summers, E. A. Gray,
J. F. Fudge, Sam Hawkins. W. S. Bar
rett, J. M. Middlebrooks, L. P. Hudson,
E. L. Evans, E. W. Elder, G. L. Dun
can, P. M. Franklin, J. L. Bishop,
Gwinnett Smith, G. W. Mann, W. P.
Evans, J. A. Jackson, E. W. Rose, C.
J. Lester, W. R. Graham, W. C. Staf
ford, H. H. Willis, J. W. Woodward,
R. R. Carter, John Moyer, et. al.
I To the above citizens and all voters
who voice this suggestion: appreciating
the confidence so generously expressed,
and with heart-felt interest in the well
fare of our town, we accept this peti
tion in good faith.
If the voters of Barnesville nominate
and elect us, we assure them, that we
will discharge faithfully the trust com
mitted to our care. We firmly believe
without qualification, that a public
office is a public trust.
J. If. Blackbckn,
K. A. Staspoko,
P. H. MAnnex.
A Merit li iik Camp-meeting.
Rev. G. W. Grice and family,
Mrs. A. J. Shearouse and children,
Mrs. Adams and son, Mr. Starling
and daughter and Miss Smith left
last Friday to attend camp-meet
ing at Mount Hope and no doubt
have had a very enjoyable time
BUYERS FROM BEST FIRMS IN THE
COUNTRY WILL BE HERE.
The cotton market from Barnes
ville promises to be better this
season than ever before. Special
efforts have been made to give the
farmers the very highest price and
the best advantages in handling
their crops. Every facility has
been arranged and the cotton
growers of the surrounding coun
try, when they bring cotton here,
will be made to feel that Barnes
ville has done everything that it is
possible to do for them.
Throughout the coming season
Buyers will be on hand represent
ing Sanders Swann & Cos., W. W.
Lampkin fc Cos., J. B. Holts & Cos.
Maddux-Rucker & Cos. There will
be independent buyers also in the
market. With these firms bidding
for the cotton it is certain to bring
every cent that the market will
allow. Messrs. J. W. Stafford &
Sons and Baird & Hunt will fur
nish warehouse accommodations
and look after the farmers interests
in selling their cotton and giving
! such information and advice as
j the daily reports from all the
j market headquarters will author
If you want to sell your cotton
to the best advantage bring it
| to Barnesville the coming season.
| CANDIDATES FOR THREE ALDER
MEN AND ONE DISPENSARY
A citizen’s meeting was hold at
1 the City Hall Monday evening
for the purpose of nominating a
citizen’s ticket for one dispensary
commissioner and three alder
men. The meeting was well at-
J tended by the citizens of the city.
I Dr. J. P. Thurman was elected
i chairman and Mr. W. C. Stafford
I secretary of the meeting,
j A committee consisting of
Messrs. V. O. Marshburn, il. Jf.
Gray, M. D. Spruce, C. H. Per
due, W. C. Stocks, J. S. Willie
and A. P. Kemp was appointed
to present names to the meeting
for the positions referred to.
The report of the committee,
which was unamiouely adopted,
placed the following in nomina
For Commissioner: W. M.
For Alderman: Otis A. Mur
phey, W. A. Prout and J. C. Col
A resolution was passed sug
gesting to the mayor and council
1 the advisihility of putting the
! management of the electric light
and water system in the hands of
a commission of citizens, to ho
j elected by the people.
There are no better citizens or
business men in Karnesviile than
j these, and the people can make no
mistake in electing them.
Another House Burned.
A bout 2 o’clock Sunday morning
the house on Elm Street occupied
by the family of Mr. N. J>. Bush
was burned, with considerable loss
and damage to the household
goods. The fire evidently origin
ated in the stoveroom and had
gained big headway before it was
discovered. The engineer of a
freight train saw the fire and gave
the alarm with his engine. The
fire company speedily got to the
place and did effectual work. The
house was owned Gy Mrs. YV r . W.
Arnold, who, with her family, is
now at Tybee.
The people of Barnesville sym
pathize with the sufferers, but are
glad to known that good insurance
1902 New Crop j^o2
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. BMITH, Vice President. J A MoCRABV, Cashier.
The First National Bank,
AT BARNESVILLE, CA.
Capital Stock Paid in, $30,000.00
Undivided Profits, 1,003.67
Stockholders Liability, 30JJ00.00
The Capital Stock of this Bank is fully paid in and owned
by the following:
J. W. English, President Fourth National Bank, Atlanta.
.1. M. Johnston, President American National Bank, Macon.
L. (>, Benton, President Bank of Madison.
J. K. Ottley, Cashier Fourth National Bank, Atlanta.
Jos. B. Kimball, Capitalist, Columbus, Ga.
W. M. Bice A: Son, Merchants, Milner.
■ J. B. Fleming, Merchant, Goggans, Ga,
W. B. Smith, of J. G. Smith & Sons, Barnesville.
F. M. Stafford, of J. W. Stafford A Sons, Barnesville.
YV. 11. Mitchell, of Bobt. Mitchell Cos., Barnesville.
A. P. Kemp, Physician, Barnesville.
Otis A. Murphey, Insurance, Barnesville.
J. A. McCrary, Cashier, Barnesville.
K. A. Stephens, Attorney, Barnesville.
E. C. Akin, Hampton, Ga.