He Twentieth Century Country Weekly.
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Enterwl at the Poet Office at Barmitvllle,
Ga., ah *econd clahh mail matter.
AUGUST 28. 1902.
THE NOMINATION AND ITS
The overwhelming and almost
unanimous nomination of the
Citizens ticket last Saturday by
white primary so forcibly and em
phatically impresses its lesson
upon the entire citizenship of
Barnesville that it is almost un
necessary for the N KWS-G AZETTK
to make any comment whatever
upon it. There was but one issue
in the campaign and while the
unsuccessful candidates protested
vigorously, denied positively and
strove with all their might to
change the issue and relieve them
selves of it, the people did not
like what they had seen and heard*
and the result was that four of
the best men and most highly
esteemed citizens of Barnesville
went down in defeat by the heaviest
majorities ever before known in
such a contest in this city.
For two years the peace of the
little city has been disturbed and
prosperity retarded by strife and
discord which has been wholly un
called for and unnecessary. The
people had become very tired and
weary of it and they just wanted
to show how unanimously they
could condemn it.
Not only did thf* citizens thus
condemn strife and say tlmt they
wanted to put n stop to it,
but they also put their dis
approval up o n tli e man
agement of the dispensary. Mr. Z.
T. Evans, one of Judge Reagan’s
appointees, is certainly one of the
most popular citizens personally
in Barnesville. Jle has often been
given positions of honor and trust
by the people here before, lit 1
made an active canvass for the sup
port of his fellow citizens, while
Mr. Howard, his opponent, was
not here a day during the cam
paign and very little was done in
his behalf. Yet Mr. Howard won
by nearly 100 majority out of a
little more than a total of 800
If the result of Saturday's nom
ination is not significant, if its;
meaning is still unheeded, we are
satisfied that the verdict of the j
united citizenship of Barnesville,
the brightest and best little city
in Georgia, will be just a little
more unanimous next time.
And now, watch Barnesville
JELKS WINS IN ALABAMA.
Gov. \V. lb Jelks won for gov
ernor in Alabama Monday over
ex-Governor Johnson by about
20,000, in a democratic primary.
For a few years past Johnson has
been one of these chronic kickers
and as he deserved to be, he was
Gov. Jelks is a splendid man
and has made a good governor.
He graduated from Mercer Univer
sity at Macon and was a class
mate of Col. Thad E. Murphev,
formerly of Barnesville but now
STATE TAX RATE.
The state tax rate has been fixed
for this year at fb.Bo on the
*I,OOO. which is a reduction of !4
cents per *I,OOO from the rate for
last year. Candler and Gen.
Wright think this rate will raise
sufficient funds for the expenses
of the state.
FALL TERM OPENING.
The fall term of Gordon Insti-
I tute will open next Monday, the
first day of September.
President G. F. Oliphant ex
presses the belief that there will
he a full attendance during the
term. There is no doubt that
considerable progress in the con
dition of the school has been made
under the administration of Pres
ident Oliphant and every body
should give him their cordial sup
port and co-operation.
The News-Gazette urges that
students enter at the beginning of
tfift term, on the first day if possi
ble. Do not wait until the second
week or the second month. If
necessary make a little sacrifice
to matriculate in the very begin
ning. Parents and children
should remember that this course
is best, and make tlieir plans ac
Every child of school age in this
community should certainly be a
regular student in Gordon Institu-
te. It is an opportunity thatought
not to he neglected. Few commu
nities have such an institution for
the education of its youth and it
is very unwise to put the children
at something else when they should
he at school every day. Send the
children to Gordon Institute.
Rev. C. W. Durden
Will Preach Sunday.
Rev. C. W. Durden, who is just
I up from a seigeof fever, will preach
at, the Baptist church Sunday.
| His-subject for the 11 o’clock
; services will he “This above all
The public is cordially invited
to attend the service.
Mr. J. B. Bankston,the popular
manager of the Bankston Hard
ware store, will move this week,
from the building now occupied
by him to the one being vacated
by the J. C. Collier Co’s gents fur
nishing department on east side
Main street. This is one of the
nicest stores in town and will prove
a very desirable place of business
for the hardware store, where
Mr. Bankston will be glad to have
his customers call to see him.
SAVES A WOMAN’S LIFE.
To have given up would liavr meat
death for Mrs. LouisCragg, of Dorches
ter, Mass. For years she had endured
untold misery from a severe lung trou
ble and obstinate cough. “Often,"she
writes, “1 could scarcely breathe and
sometimes could not speak. All doctors
and remedies failed till I used Dr.
King’s New Discovery for consumption
and was completely cured.” Sufferers
from cough, colds, throat and lung
trouble need this grand remedy, for it
never disappoints, cure is guaranteed
by W. A. Wright. Price 60c and *I.OO.
Trial bottle free.
Barnesville Defeats Zebuion.
Barnesville defeated Zebuion in
a snappy game of baseball Tues
day in Zebuion by a score of 1- to
The Barnesville boys played a
good game throughout and were
especially effective at the bat. The
batteries were: Barnesville, How
ard and Blount. Zebuion, Mitchell
Books For Sale.
Mr. J. M. Taylor is agent for
various kinds of good books, which
he will sell on subscription. He
will sell them at reasonable prices
and if any body wants a book he
can see Mr. Taylor and he can
order it . He has a large catalogue
from one of the biggest houses in
IT NEEDS A TONIC.
There arc times when your liver
needs a tonic. Don’t give purgatives
tlmt gripe and weaken. I>eWitt’s
Little Early - Kisers expel all poison
from the system and act as tonic to the
liver. W. Scott, 431 Highland ave..
Milton, Pa., says: “1 have carried
DeWitt’s Little Early Kisers with me
for several years and would not be
without them.” Small ad easy to
take. Purely vegetable. They never
gripe or distress.
J.no. H. Bi.ackbi rn,
L. Hoi mks, Barnesville, Ga.
THE BARNESVILLE NEWS-GAZETTE, THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1902.
How Editors Get Rich.
Fellow-devil Heartsill, of the
Dalton Argus, says the following
resurrected “old saw” explains to
him who so many editors get rich :
A child is born in the neighbor
hood ; the attending physician gets
$lO, the editor gives the loud lung
ed youngster and the “happy
parents” a send off and gets SO.
It is christened, and the minister
gets $5 and the editor gets SOO. It
grows up and marries; the editor
publishes another long-winded
flowery article and tells a dozen
lies about the “beautiful and
accomplished bride.” The minis
ter gets $lO and a piece of cake
and the editor gets S(KXJ. In course
of time it dies; the doctor gets
from $5 to SIOO, the minister per
haps gets another $5, the under
taker gets from $25 to SSO, the
editor publishes a notice of the
death, an obituary two columns
long, lodge and society resolutions,
a lot of poetry and a free card of
thanks, and gets SOOOO. No won
der so many country editors get
Such is newspaper life! But
then, Brother Heartsill, you
know the people have long since
arrived at the conclusion that
editors can live without eating.—
Bridle Your Tongue.
“The purest treasure mortal time
Is spotless reputation. Take that away,
And what is man but gilded loam
Or painted clay!”
How very careful then we shoitld
he in dealing with the reputation
of our fellow man! How dear to
and how sacred it should
be to us ! We may rob of the eon
tents of his purse, but we can soon
fill it agrin; purn his house, he
can build another. But with the
tongue of slander place a blot on
his reputation, and we cannot
How careful then we should be
in regard to spreading a report
that might sully the fair name of
some helpless, gentle girl, or some
young man who must carve out his
own fortune in the.world, and who
by some thoughtless act on im
pulse, some unintentional indis
cretion, has placed himself or her
self at the mercy of calumny.
We may blight a fair young life,
crush all its hopes and send the
victim through the world hearing
the reproach of a curse and bowed
with the weight of sorrow we have
imposed without the power to lift
Often, too, the one maligned
and ruined has been guilty of no
personal offense to the traducer.
Let us then in view of the brev
ity of life, its great responsibili
ties, its limited pleasures and rap
idly vanishing joys, strive to lift
up rather than trample under the
helpless victims in our path.
Pope gives us a lesson we would
do well to practice.
'•Teach me to feel another’s woe,
To hide the faults I see,
That mercy I to others show.
That mercy show to me.”
AT THE TOP.
It is a laudable ambition to reach the
top of the ladder of success. But many
a man who reaches the topmost rung
finds his position a torment instead of a
triumph. He has ./Wfri
health to success.
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palpitation ot the Y T~
heart : or all | |
of these symptoms
point to weakness and ——*
loss of nutrition. Hr. jmS ' 'vWJi
Tierce's Golden Med- JfcptfGU'
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gestion and nutrition
By perfect and alum 1- Jr,
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tributed to each vital |HR
organ it enables the
tiou of all the organs to pre
serve the perfect health of
"For about two years I suffered from a very
obstinate case of dyspepsia,” writes R E. Sectmi,
Esq., of ij Eastern Ave., Toronto, Ontario, "I
tried a great number of remedies without suc
cess. 1 finally lost faith in them all. I was so
tar gone that [ could not near any solid food in
my stomach for a long time ; felt melancholy
and depressed Could not sleep nor fol low mv
occupation. Some four months ago a friend
recommended your'Golden Medical Discovery.’
Alter a week's treatment I had derived so much
benefit that 1 continued the medicine. I have
taken three bottles and am convinced it has
in my case accomplished a permanent cure. I
can conscientiously recommend it to the thou
sands of dyspeptics throughout the land *
The "Common Sense Medical Adviser,*
iooS large pages in paper covers, is sent
free on receipt of ir one-cent stamps to
pav expense of mailing cutty. Address
Dr. R. V. Tierce, Buffalo, N. Y.
[ Collier Co’s. Weekly News.
in this season, as well as any
other —maybe a deal more so
now —as we are now preparing
to get into the fall business.
Onr Mr. Collier leaves next
week for the markets —Balti-
more, Philadelphia and New
York —to place contracts for
the fall merchandise.
All of those new, crisp and
spicy summer fabrics that you
last saw are now just about
It’s clearing them out, too,
together with all remnants —
at just any price—say
It’ll pay you to buy some of
even if you don’t put the scis
sors into them until next sum
Don’t yon use embroideries?
"We sell ’em—new lot.
J. C. Collier Cos.
According to Representative Kyle,
this episode happened in Pickaway
* There is in the county a certain
crossroads, where a patient teacher
struggles daily with the develop
ment of the young idea. One morn
ing she was giving the school a les
son in geography.
“What is a cataract?” she asked.
There was absolute silence in re
sponse, and she explained the mean
ing of the word. *
“What is a cape?”
This was better. One of the chil
dren knew it was a point land jut
ting out into the water.
“What is a strait?”
Over in the corner a hand went
up. “I know, teacher,” said a small
’“Well, what is it?”
“It beats three of a kind,” was
the triumphant answer. —Washing-
Elaboration of Suicide.
Suicide by means of charcoal
fumes is one of the commonest
forms of self destruction in France,
but the attempt of a soldier had
elaboration in it of an unusual kind.
The unhappy fellow came up from
liis regiment at Compcigne and hired
a room in a small Paris hotel. He
lit his fire of charcoal, but before
doing so swallowed a preparation of
phosphorus. Then he tried to exe
cute himself by fixing his tie to a
Curtain rod and making a noose of
the other end. If these means
failed, there was vet a chance of im
paling himself on his bayonet, which
lie had fixed point upward below.
Asa matter of fact, these means did
fail, and the young man is now in
hospital, though not physically
worse for his experiments.
Journalism In Formosa.
Wherever the modern Japanese
goes he starts a paper. Formosa has
been generously blessed in this re
spect. and its two dailies are well
worth the subscription price to those
who wish to keep in touch with the
affairs in the small but lively world
for which they cater. According to
accepted notions, indeed, it is not
only a privilege, but also a duty, to
subscribe. Those residents who pre
fer to see the affairs of their neigh
bors rather than their own affairs
discussed in print lose nothing by
subscribing several times over. lie
minders to that effect not infre
quently enliven the news columns.
COLLIER CO’S. WEEKLY NEWS
his money back if
there’s any cause
OUR OLD CUSTOMERS
know that they can depend upon us absolutely,
and our new customers find that they are always
safe in making purchases here. We want to
prove these statements to you today.
A New Line of Shirts—
a ß t rigllt .’. ne "’. patterns 50c and SI.OO.
Advance Line of Neckwear==
“ ings 25=500.
J. C. Collier Cos.
T\vn cTnura ( West side Main st —Dry Goods, Furniture.
I\\ U East side Main street —Clothing, Shoes.
John said Jim said Tom said Dick said Harry said that
A. L. MILLS had just received for the fall and winter trade
as pretty a line of goods as can be found in Barnesville and
at priced to meet the short cotton crop. He is the only
dry goods merchant in Barnesville that can give you the
G REEN TRADING STAMPS. By getting these stamps you
will get 6ome valuable presents free, and at the same time
get your goods as CHEAP as any merchant in Barnesville
can sell them. We haven’t gotten rich selling goods, be
cause we always give our customers value received for their
money. But by hard work, perseverance and economy we
have reached the point where we can pay cash and get a
discount on our bills, thereby giving us the advantage of
the merchant that buys on long time. We also buy most of
our goods in Baltimore and New York, which gives us an
other advantage of the merchants that buy in Atlanta and
other home markets. No merchant in Barnesville can
UNDERSELL us and make a living.
Come and see our fine line of DRESS GOODS, BEAUTI
FUL EMBROIDERIES. LACES, RIBBONS and MILLI
NERY before you buy. We can save you money.
See our fine Shoes, Gloves, Shirts, Pants, Neckwear and
Underwear before you buy; also, our mens’, hats and caps
of the latest styles.
1 ITTI C D n VC we can put a suit of clothes on you
LI I I LL DU Id at a price that will astonish you.
See our clothing before you buy.
I ITTI C p|Q| Q if you want some pretty dolls, and
LI I I LL UlllLO lots of pretty things cheap, cometo
see us. Ladies, misses, boys and infants’ fine shoes a specialty
Misses Yelicia LeSeuer will be in charge of the Dry
Goods and Notion department. Mr. C. L. Butler will have
charge of the Gent’s Furnishings, Shoe and Domestic depart
ment, and will be glad to have their friends call to see them.
A. L. MILLS.
gJ/F" We Give Green Trading Stamps With AH Cash Purchases.