We have bought very heavily for the fall and
winter trade, and to make room for this
immense stock, we are obliged to close out
All Summer Goods,
Whatever you need in strictly war m=weather
goods, you can buy from u 5....
At Greatly Reduced Prices.
Visit our store and convince yourself that we
are in the lead on low prices.
The Pitts=Gray Cos.
P. S. After August the first we will discontinue
giving Green Trading Stamps.
MADDUX & SON,
Successors to Barnesville Mercantile Cos.
In fact, not in fancy, we beg to announce to our customers and to the people generally, that
we are now ready for the fall business, and are ready in better shape than ever before. We have
exercised an extra amount of diligence and shrewdness in the buying of our stock for this season.
We have looked carefully after every department and are ready to show styles and quote prices
that will astound our competitors and greatly gratify our customers.
Miss Fatie Elliott is at the head of our Dress Goods department, and she extends an invitation
to all her friends and the ladies generally to call to see her.
CLOTHING AND SHOES.
We handle the famous Rochester line of clothing, and L. M. Reynolds fine shoes, and are show
ing everything in this department. Come to see us, and let us talk prices to you.
MADDUX & SON,
Successors to Barnesville Mercantilo Cos.
Most complete and thoroughly equipped ginnery in
Georgia. Can gin and pack a bale in 13 minutes, and
produce very best sample. Satisfaction given in every
case. Prices the lowest. H ighest prices paid for cotton
seed, and every convenience in handling the seed.
Cotton seed meal and hulls for sale at bottom prices.
The patronage of the public is invited.
J. B. P. MILNER, Prop.
Mrs. V. A. Chaffin and Miss Maggie
Charping spent Sunday at Hampton.
Miss Nellie Bowers returned home
Saturday, after spending a week \ery
pleasantly at Socrates, Ga.
Miss Maggie Charping returned to her
home atCedartown yesterday, after an
enjoyably visit to her sister. Mr?. A A.
Miss Addie Garner, of Thomaston. re
'turned home Tuesday morning, after
spending several days very pleasantly
WOODWARD & BETHUNE
and get the Best Bargains in Bug
gies, Surreys, Phaetons. Also all kinds
of Repairing and new work done.
Come to see us and save money.
Woodabd * Bethink.
Miss Kathryn Lockhart returned Sun
day from Marion, Ala., where she spent
Miss Annie McCullough returned
last week from her vacation, spent with
her people in Jones county.
Mrs. C. H. Humphey returned home
last week from Indian Spring, where
she has been spending several days.
Mr. W. A. AVorsham, Jr., passed
through the city Fridav, enroute to his
home at Strouds. Mr. AVorsham has
been conducting a flourishing school at
A revival has just closed at Liberty
church of the Primitive Baptist, near
Liberty Hill, under the supervision of
Elder J. A. \A'right, in which mourners
were converted and sinners convicted.
There were 21 added to the church.
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure
Digests what you eat*
THE BARNESVILLE NEWS-GAZETTE, THURSDAY, SEITEMBE 4 1902.
Mrs. Mary Bowden Smith returned
to the city Saturday to resume her du
ties as music teacher in Gordon Insti
Air. Homer Lifsey, returned home
Sunday from Montgomery Ala., where
he has been working for several
Mrs. If. A. Reid and Miss Mattie Nel
son returned to the city Saturday after
spending several weeks most pleasantly
Mrs. Fannie M. Brown, and children,
of Canton, Ga., are the guests of Mayor
and Mrs. AV. B. Smith at their home on
A great many people from Barnesville
attended camp-meeting at Bluff Spring
Sunday. It is estimated by some tliat j
fully 5000 people 1 were present at the
camp meeting that day.
Corrected weekly by Baird & Hunt.
Cotu n, Wednesday A\. to .
Go' ernmentreport, 64; last year,
Bratton Comedy Company
Good crowds have attended the
performances of the Bratton
Comedy Cos., which is playing
under canvas near the Magnolia
These people were' here last
season, and the town knows what
they are, as is attested by their
patronage. They put up a good
performance each time, and their
prices are very reasonable.
They will be here all the week.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the J 1
Signature of C
Mr. Robert Murphey spent Sunday in
Mr. Hugh Freeman, of Senoia, spent
Friday in the city.
Mr. 11 urbart Worsham was in the city
Friday from Strouds.
Mr. W. C. Jordan spent Thursday
last at Locust Grove.
Mr. W. G. Happington, of Lamont.
spent Friday in the city.
Sheriff. J. H. Milner, of Zebulon,
was in the city Saturday.
Mr. Robert Ballad, of Williamson,
spent Friday in the city.
Mr. Aile Middlebrooks, of The Rock,
was a visitor here Friday.
Mr. Sidney R. Green, of Zebulon,
was a visitor here Saturday.
Mr. Thomas Buford,of Chattanooga,
visited relatives here last week.
Mr. Field Matthews spent Friday in
the city as the guest of friends.
Mr. Ileidt Shearouse.of Macon,spent
Sunday in the eit.v with relatives.
Mr. George Sawley, of Liberty Mill,
was a visitor at this office Friday.
Mr. C. R. Gwyn, of Zebulon, spent
several days in the city last week.
Miss Ethel Gardner, of Macon, was
the guest of Miss Effle Whitten Sun
Miss Dove Marchman, of The Rock,
spent several days of last week in the
city with relatives.
Miss Lucy Worsham passed through
the city Saturday enroute to her home
at Strouds from Diehard Hill.
Mr. John Bratton, popular advance
manager of the Bratton Comedy Com
pany, spent Saturday in the city.
Pete L. (iordy has the newest and
freshest stock of groceries in Barnes
ville, and will sell cheap, too.
Mtr. W. H. Parker and Mrs. Amanda
Fambro, of Strouds, were the guests of
relatives here several days last week.
Mrs. J. D. Lewis left Friday for her
home in Thomaston, after spending
several days in the city with relatives.
Miss Lizzie Thurman left Friday for
Chicago, 111., where she goes to study
music in the Sherwood Musical Col
Miss Minnie Willis returned to the
1 city Saturday, after a pleasant visit of
two weeks with relatives in Elberton,
Mrs. Emma Varner returned home
Friday from Zebulon, where she has
been the guest of relatives for several
Miss Ella Green left Tuesday morn
ing for Atlanta, Gainesville and Alpha
retta, where she will spend several
Col. C. It. West, of Cuthbert, spent
I several days in the city last week. He
(came up to enter his son, Robert, in
Mr. George Harris, of New Castle,
Ala., arrived in the city Friday, and is
with relatives near the city, Mr. Harris
entered Gordon Institute Monday.
Mr. Geo. AV. Lowden and son, Harry,
left Saturday for Savannah. Mrs. Low
den will remain in the city several
weeks with friends before returning
Every article brand new in my
stock of family and fancy groceries.
Spot cash makes the lowest prices.
Call and see for yourself.
Pete L. Gordy.
Wright’s Drug Store.
Mr.G. W. Langford, of Middlebrooks,
was in the eiy Saturday.
Mr. Corneille Marchman, was in the
city Sunday from The Rock.
Mr. Jim Nelson, of Thomaston, was
in the city a short while Monday.
Mrs. W. 11. Chambers spent Monday
very pleasantly in the Gate City.
Mr. I. C. Collier, of Piedmont, spent
Monday in the city with relatives.
Mr. J 11. Marchman, of The Rock,
was a prominent visitor here Monday.
Mr. C. H. Humphrey spent Sunday
and Monday with relatives at Milieu.
Swap your mule fora good new Iniggy.
Apply to R. G. M.vmmwsor J. L. Hunt.
Messrs. Clifford Curry and Warren
Woodard spent Monday in the Gate
Mr. C. Gainer Turner, of Macon,
spent Sunday in the city as the guest
Mr. Ed Redding, of Macon, spent
Sunday in the city, as the guest of Mr.
Mr. Howard Parham, of Atlanta,
was the guest of friends and relatives
Mr. William R. Turner returned
home Saturday, after spending several
days in Athens.
Miss Mary Roberts, who has a nour
ishing music class at Lamont, was a
visitor here Saturday.
Messrs. Dexter Blount and Merritt
Thurman attended the labor day exer
sises in Atlanta Monday.
Mrs. S. B. Burr Jr. and Misß Clifford
Burr arc spending sometime at Mt
Airy in North Georgia.
For Rent —New four room cottage
on Greenwood street. Apply to to
Miss Mary L. Lee, of Tuskeega Ala.,
arrived in the city Saturday to resume
her duties at Gordon Institute.
Mr. Chas. Smith, editor of the Cov
ington Enterprise, wa a pleasant call
er at this office Saturday.
Mr. J. C. Elder returned to his home
in Atlanta Monday after B|x;iiding
several days in the city with relatives.
Mr. J. J. Nottingham returned home
Sunday from Macon, where he has been
spending several weeks enjoying a va
I am opening up the new
est and freshest fancy gro
ceries in town. Cheapest
for cash. PeteL. Cordy.
Mr. If. E. Joins left Monday for
Macon, where he goes to accept a sit
uation with tin* Central railroad. He
has for several months been with this
system at this place.
Col. ,T. Q Nash arrived In the city
last week to resume his duties here as
commandant of the Gordon Institute
Cadets. Col. Nash has been spending
the summer very pleasantly in Arkan
Mr. Will M Bradley, son of A. B.
Bradley, a former resident of this
county, was run over and killed by the
cars near Corinth, Miss., a few days
ago. Mr Bradley has many relatives
land friends in Pike county who mourn
his untimely death.
Miss Mamie Johnson, of McDonough,
arrived in the city Saturday and spent
Sunday and Monday with the family of
Mr. B. H. Butts, on Forsyth street.
Miss Mamie has legions of friends in
Barnesville who are pleased t< have
her vi it them. She returned home
Dr. J. P. Thurman was a visitor to
Mr. T. J. Moye, of Lamont, was in
the city Monday.
Mrs. J. W. Flynt, of Culloden, is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hunt, at
their home on Thomaston street.
Mr. T. W. Cochran was among the
visitors to Atlanta on last Monday to
attend the Labor Day exercises.
For Rent —My new house on Thom
aston street. Apply at once to
Miss Pattie Moyer.
Mr. S. 11. Bush, of Lamont, one of
the most prominent young men of that
section, was a visitor to the city last
. Miss Florence Adams, who has been
the charming guest of Mrs. J. 11.
Adams for several days, left Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson returned
home last week from Cuthbert, where
they have been spending several weeks
Mr. Gus Rudisill, who has been in the
city several days with the Western
Union Telegraph Cos., left Tuesday for
his home in Forsyth.
Miss Parker Butts ami Master Ben
Hill and J. C. Butts returned home
Saturday, after a pleasant visit to
FOR RENT AND SALE—Several
nice one and two horse farms, with good
houses, to rent to right parties; Also
.'1 pairs of extra large mules for sale.
8. M. Howard.
Mr. Eugene Whitfield, a graduate of
Gordon Institute, was the guest of Mr.
Floyd Murphey Sunday. Mr. Whitfield
was enroute to hiH home in Brunswick.
Farm For Rent % miles from
Milner miles from Barnesville 260
acres, good 7 room house, barn etc,
Apply to Mrs. L. P. Campbell San
Kev.T. P. Graham, of Roopville,Ga.,
will preach at the Methodist church
Thursday night. He is an able preacher
and will no doubt greet a large
Miss Priscilla Stroud, who has been
spending several weeks in Beuna Vista.
Macon and other places as the guest of
relatives and friends, lias returned
home, to the delight of her many
Mr. J. S. Mise.of Covington, was in
the city this week looking over the
field, with a view to locating here. He
intends opening up a bottling works
if he decides to come here. We would
be glad to welcome this new enterprise.
Next door to the First Na
tional Bank you can buy, for
cash, the best of everything
in fancy groceries. Prices
the lowest. PeteL. Cordy.
Miss Allyne Langston, an accom
plished young lady from Atlanta, has
been the guest for several days of Mrs.
Fi field, at the home of Judge
W. A. Prout, on Zehulon street.
.Airs. A. A. Ashburn, Misses Arita
and Elder Ashburn and Miss Anna
Dunn, prominent people from AVash
ington, D. C., were in the city Satur
day and Sunday, guests of the family of
Mrs. W. AV. Arnold, at her home on
Elm street. They had a very delight
ful visit to Barnesville.
When in need of jewelry, watch
and clock repairing, bring it to us.
Wo have an experienced man to do
the work. Satisfaction always
guaranteed J. H. Bate A Cos.