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GEORGIA. rUCRSPAY, - - for the Gazette. r , B KiDiso,Zebulon,Qa. '/; Williams, HollonviUe Ga. D.‘'- A ' ■ - . „| RI BIBECTOUI. k . PHUBCII.—w. P. Rivers, Pas gjTHODIST K. (- H bbatb at w % a. M. and * the evening. sabbath ,’riy . uadie ■lb 111 g K. Cook, Superintendent; Assistant. . Prayer meeting C. . v n vht. Xliursda, __j. m. Wood, Pastor. BAPTIS r lhl ht lhe tirat third and Prayer meeting Thursday Lrtb A. M. C. W. Brown - ggA '-iMom. ' ' g c. Hanson, left a few days B ince for Cincinnati. u j b. Mathews has a good school in West Ihke. , j Hunt visited Thomaston jast Montiy on legal business. Apply to Mrs. Lula K. Rogers, if vo 'u wish hoard accommodations. jlr. Tilmaa Hawk of Griffin died last week. Read the legal advertisements of tbe county officers of Upson county in this issue* Mr, J. H. Walker of Milner was iutowu Mouday aud called to see us. Mrs- C. C. Holmes attended the Thomaston Fair. The State Agricultural Society meets on the 12th iust. Hr. A. M. Patterson of Thomas ton was in town last Tuesday. Mr. George F. W illis and Miss Pooie Good rum, of Monroe county, married last week. The County Commissioners of Upson county meet every Tues day. The Monroe Advertiser says, Judge J, 0. Jacob will resume the practice of law at Forsyth. A correspondent of the Griffin Xeivs suggests Col. John D. Stew arts name as the successor ot Mon. II A. Candler. The colored people of Forsyth, have raised money enough to have them a creditable schooljbuilding erect ed. It was didicated last Friday says the advertiser and is nearly com plete. Those subscribers who receive their paper from the earrier-boy will con fer a favor by reporting a failure to re ceive, at tliis office On Sunday the 27th of January, Mr. F. N. Moore was married to Miss McKenuey of Monroe County. Frank is oueof the industrious,deserving men of our acquaintance aud we wish him all the happiness wedded life affords. On Thursday night last, at the resi dence of Mr. Joseph Allen in Thomas ton Dr. G. W. T. Hannah, and Mrs. V. E. Thurston were united in mar riage by Rev. J. Y. Alien. Messrs. J. 8, Schofield & Son of Ma con, present their business to our readers this week. They manufact ure,steam Eugines, threshing engines, mills, cotton presses, and all kinds of eastings. Read their card aud call on tiiem or order such material as you need. Read tlie advertisement of the Sin ger Sewing Machine Company in this The Singer Machine is one of the best aud most reliable machines. They have much reduced in price and every family can now obtain one. Messrs. C. Rurke and Son have a card •o this issue. They offer the trade paints, oil, glass &e, at reasonable pric es> head their card and purchase of them when you go to Macon to buy such articles. Mr. Toni Hunt of Flint Hill, Meri other county had the misfortune to hoc his giu house burned a few day’s M ' iee - Fifteen bales of cotton aud hhu n 1 m n tired pounds of seed were consumed with the house. W e have received from the couiaais sioiu rof Agrieuiture at Atlanta his u .u lo’itaining analysis aud com-* 7 !r rU p* I, ' llues of commercial fertili i S ' " 1)0 use fertilizers should jCm possession of one of the circu- M'-J. 8. McLendon passed down Monday morning as the Conductor of Jim In<>1 11 flight from Atlanta. sim T Kmly Bbows keeping in ehe married, and we are happy presume f romllis appearance hL ;r most ex ce J lent lady and is a nappy m an _ ■lie sati' V? '* noehran are doing taut a,^ 0 ' thi "B • lUcir •• can h, 'g° < *. a ,nejd as 3'ou wish droppe 1 flom tlie,n> We ilre crm it i !. ay ’ OSCe hOW they John Howard g pubHc t 0 feast ‘ in the w , " or ks as pleasantly 1., u . ' “ .’S Apartment as if Ue had ten a 111 a dinmg room. the Ulat a cori 'spou(ient of spoken of Bayßjud^e Hall is for Con,,. U * t se<d * ou as a good man self tn if UsS ' has prevent him- Siate. ° f tlie bost J utl ges in the “f lu the Legislature he ber s of ' UUe 01 f he leading mem why lie J ° Use ‘ W e see no reason fully ou ‘d not represent success- I c <JUgr tss Satis&ctori| y the State in i liprtn, N Cheney of Chalybeate I L- Wetlier count y coatem ft lijuie. Barnesville his future ■ lias placed his children of the faculty I Ui,, histitute and is negotiating ■pot i u l( °r purchase of a house and I Ve hope he may pur ft quit* Uu 1 lin e a citizen. He would I hPsn 4 iUis 'tion to Barnesville. hY WORMS. Can I day ’ horrible dtath: 1‘ W? ‘‘i the vhalf^' ln S m S ht aud Mr. E. B. Thompson of Thomas ton, gave the Fair a mule. Macon brick can be laid down at Barnesville at eight and one-half dol lars per thousand. Last week a mule kicked Capt, E. J. Murphy on the leg and came near producing a serious wound. We regret to learn that Mr. J. G. Rhea’s hot-house in Griffin has almost been destroyed by t'i?e. Our readers will pardon any short comings in this issue of the Gazette. \Ve have been too unwell all the week to do any thing. Murray’s bankrupt court was grind ing in Forsy th last Tuesday. Several of our lawyers and citizens were in at tendance. Card to the Public. I hereby give notice that I will not be responsible for any debt created from this date, by r John F. Means, against the firm of McMichael & Means. J. C. McMichael. Justice’s Mill. On Monday morning last, Justice Fryer’s court was in session and tried three important cases. The time con sumed was the trial of these impor., tant eases, was only five or six hours. Tbe sum total of judgements in all three cases only amounted to seven dollars. The cost in the three cases foot ed up ten dollars and the lawyers claim that their services in the cases were worth at the lowest calculation fifty dollars, The Griffin Nevvs has the following: As Mr. Butler Hudson, Clerk of our Superior Court, was returning to his residence night before last, between tbe hours of eight and nine, his liie was attempted;by’ some villain, who unfor tunately, made his escape. Iu an interview with Mr. Hudson, we learn, that just as he was nearing his home in West Griffin, a negro ap proached him suddenly’, and, placeing a pistol to his side, fired it. The haste of the would he assassin and the dark ness of the night saved Mr. Hudson’s life, as the ball only passed through his overcoat, the only damage being a burnt hole. After firing, the negro made off so rapidly that lie evaded a hurried shot fiom Mr. Hudson, leaving no clue to his identity. Society Anniversary. On Friday evening next the Barnes ville Literary Association celebrates its tenth anniversary at Literary Hall. The public are cordially invited to he present. The exercises for the evening will he interesting aud entertaining. There will he the regular debate. The ques tion selected for the occasion is, Resolved “That the Bland Silver Bill become a law.” The disputants are S. K. Cook and Jno. W. White for the affirmative and It. J. Powell and Dr. G. M. McDowell for the negative. The anniversary address will be de livered by Mr. H. C’ Hanson. Col. W* It. Taylor was appointed alternate to Mr Hanson. The subject selected for debate is one of the most important that could have been selected, and the disputants are among the ablest in the society’. We feel safe therefore in assuring the public that they will be entertained, if they attend. The,Society is one of the beneficial institutions of Barnesville, and should he encouraged. We will therefore expect a large attendance. As it is probable there may be some to attend, who never read the full text of the hill we give it as follows; An act to authorize the free coinage of the silver dollar, and to restore its legal tender character. Be it enacted by the senate and nouse of representatives of the United ted States of America in congress as sembled, That there shall be coined at the several mints of the United otates, silver dollars of the weight of four hundred and twelve and a half grains troy of standard silver as pro vided in the act of January eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, on which shall be the devices and su perscriptions provided by said act : which eoius, together with all silver dollars heretofore coined by the Uni ted States of like weight and nominal value, for all debts aud dues, public and private, except where otherwise provided by contract; aud the owner of silver bullion may deposit the same at any United States coinage mint or assay office, to be coined into such dob bins for his benefit, upon the same con dition and terms as gold bullion is de posited for coinage under existing | laws, See. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby appealed. The bill has already passed the House by a large vote, 183 to 34 ami has recently been reported to the Sen ate by the finance committee with an amendment known as the “Al lison Amendment” which is worded as follows. After the word “con tracts in the bill read : And the secretary of the treasury is authorized and directed out of any money in the treasury 7 not otherwise appropriated, to purchase, from time to time silver bullion, at the market price thereof, not less than two mil lion dollars per month, aud not more than four million jollars per month, aud cause the same to be coined into such dollars; aud any seigniorage aris ing from this coinage shall be accoun ted for aud then paid into the treasu ry provided under existing laws rela tive to the subsidiary coiuage;provided that the amount of money at any one time invested in such silver bullion, exclusive of suen resulting coin, shall not exceed five million dol lars. We would advise our patrons to use I)r. Barter's Elixir of Wild Cherry. It is a delicious aromatic cordial. It will pre vent disease in the low bottom lands aud marshy regions especially in the South. To our knowledge it will cure Dyspepsia, Sour Stomach, Headache aud general de bility. It will neutralize the malaria aud impurities in the blood, cleansing the liv er and renovating the stomach. Wa I lack’s Trijiolougue Troupe. 1 lie W allack Lripologue Troupe give an entertainment at Granite ■JMI. Tuesday night. The troupe is composed of Mr. W. H. Wallack, Mrs, rannie Wallack and Mr. J. A. Ri der. Air. Watty Wallack protean in character, assuming at times the comic, which brought down the risi bles of the house, thou he enchants the ear with vocal melody. Airs. I’annie Wallack sings charmingly, and delights the audience when she appears on the stage. Mr. Rider seemed perfectly at home when de lineating the old man, sings well and fills the bill wherever he is placed. 1 lie troupe will give another con cert hr * day night, with an entirely new programme. See their card in our advertising cola ns. I'hc TEiomastou Fair. W liiie in Thomaston last week we had the pleasure of attending the Fair held in the Academy on the Ist. and 2nd. insts. for the benefit of the Thom aston High School. The special ob ject we learn, being toequip the rooms witli anew outfit of furniture, aud to provide for other needed improve ments. We were pleased to note the liberality of those who contributed to the enterprise, and made of it a hand some success. A number of mer chants iu distant cities responded most liberally to the solictation for contributions, and their handsome gifts added greatly’ to the appearance of the array presented to the eyes of visitors. We venture to assert that never before have the farmers iu the surrounding country, aided more ma terially in the success of any enter prise, many of their contributions be ing valuable productions from their own lands. The liberality in giving was equaled only by the freedom with which they expended their money for the different wares exhibited for sale. Every one seemed to have some mon ey ami we drew from the fact a happy augury for the future. Hard times seemed to he giving away before the advance of a more prosperous day for the farmer, and therefore for all. The skillful hands of the ladies of Thomaston aud vicinity,with additions of numerous gifts from ladies of other places, supplied the fancy articles. A round the Flower Stand was constantly found a throng of smiling beaux, who appeared to buy happiness as they’ purchased their button-hole boquets from the fair dealers iu this dainty merchandise. Perhaps the most ap preciable, and really’ soul-cheering spots were found where the comforts of the inner man were supplied, and these departments were presided over by true geniuses of the houselield or der. The richest custards and most delightful sillabub and cake yvere dealt out from one stand, by those who were equal to the constant demand. Then came the Oyster Saloon from which the savory odor was continually’ arising anil making full men hungry’, and drawing them as a “thread of beauty” could not. Each department was under the charge of a committee of ladies, aud managed with the ability ol’experts. Near the door one was greeted with the cry of “Confectioneries !” and right before him was the stand beau tifuliy arranged and supplied with ev erything in this liue one could de sire. Here a pause was made and ex change of a few cents for sweet tilings from the fair hands of the gay braders. Next came the Post-office which was iu able hands, and where every one was sure to find a letter, full of inter est, from the policy document of the hungry office-seeker to the popular Senator, down to the tender billet doux addressed to some blushing belle. The chief attraction of the occasion to the juvenile portion of the crowd seemed to be the Fish Pond, anil each little fellow was delighted with the re -ult of his nickle baiting. The Art Gallery was an exhaustless source of amusement, and it was a noticeable fact that old men, who had never before been known to feel an interest in Art, were known to vis it this department more frequently ilian any other, and with more enjoy ment - The auction proceeded briskly, and the result of this and other sales amounted to a handsome sum. There was considerable-electioneering and vo tingou hand, and any number of can didates. A handsome picture present ed by a lady of Thomaston was raffled the Fair was a happy success and the total amount of the money realized was about §BOO. List of Letters in the Post-office at Barnesvilie, Ga not called for Feb. Ist. 1878, and will be sent to the Dead Let ter office if uot called for in 30 days. When you call for a Letter that is Ad vertised so state and the date of the same. gent’s gist. R. Y. Brice. Taylor Coldwell, O. C. Croudea, Torn Childes, Samuel Duel, Sabrou Dozier, Edmund Furgerson. George Holmes, G. W. Hayes, Geo. W, Kendrick, Meadows & Long, B. F. Ma son. Nathan McKenney, Mr. McKenney, G. R. Outlan, J. It. Pritchet, Wash I’earson, J. L. Richmond, Ruben Tuck er. LADIE’S LIST. Mrs. B. W. Adams, Mary Connor, America Jackson, Farcis Parkes, Mary Reid, Mariah Wynn, Jonetto Wilson, Manda White, Hattie Woodsou, Fannie Furgerson 2, Care G. W. Marthen. Very Abediently, Tiios. L. Cautiikn, P. M. Judge Hopkins as trustee adver tises in the Atlanta Constitution that he will sell on the 13.1i instant one third interest in the Kimball House, in Atlanta. The building of the house in 18T0 cost six hundred and seventy live thousand dollars. Governor Colquit has appointed Hon, Francis Fontaine of Columbus and Col John A Speer of Lagrange as the two honorary commissioners io represent Georgia at the Paris Ex position. Buy your Hardware. Stoves, Tinware eoockery House furnishing Goods, Ac., from H. R. Chambers, very cheap for cash, and reasonably cheap on a credit when credit time comes. . are eJ a 'l to hear it. Our informs us that Dr. Bull’s Cough Syrup sells better than any other medicine, and always gives satisfaction. it Stop that terrible cough, and thus avoid a consumptive s grave, by taking Dr. I ierce,s Golden Medical Discovery. Asa cough remedy it is unsurpassed- Sold by druggists. The British Quarterly Review, fir Jan uary, just published by the Leon rd Scott Publishing Cos., 41 Barclay Street. New York, commences the year with an unu sually iuteresting number. L <4 The Mikado’s Empire’’ reviews Griffis s work of the same name, and pres ents a brief survey of the resources, cli mate, people, government, and.religions of Japan • 11. “ The Americans in Turkey’fis an account of the secular results of the work of American missionaries in Turkey during the past fifty > ears, and of their educa tional establishments. HI- “Savings and Savings Banks-” A history of savings banks in general, aud a minute description of the working of the Post Office Savings Bank of Great Britain. IV. “Precious Stones. ” Gives their re lative values, aud a history of those that are most celebrated, V. “Capital and Labour.” A long and comprehensive article, being an attempt to give an impartial statement of the prin ciples and facts on both sides. VI. “Comprehension.’’ A discussion of the vital problem a doctrinal compre hension, especially in connection with Congregationalism. A 11. “Parody and Parodists.” A lively article, quoting freely from Calverley and other recent parodists - VIII. “Professor Henry Rogers.” The number concludes, as usual, with many short notices ot the principal recent publications in all departments of litera ture. married for wealth, By Harman lleatii. “Eva why did you treat Harry Ar lington so distantly this morning?’’ “Valuda, why did you ask that ques lion? Did you observe auy change in my treatment of Harry? Admit that I did treat him with reserve, are you my guardian that you should have an eye to all of my actions,” replied Eva rath er petutantly. “No sister, I am not your guardian, nor do I desire to keep an undue watch upon your actions, or give unjust re proof, but I think it my duty as a sister to admonish you when I discover that you are in error. Have you forgotten how devotedly Ilarry Arlington has loyed you, and that you are at this time his betrothed wife ?” “Indeed you must think I am very forgetful. Most assuredly I have very good reasons for believing that Harry loves me; and he has thought up to this time, that within six months I would ue his bride, but the engage ment has become irksome and I have broken it off I will never be the wife of a poor man, even if he be intelligent and educated,” replied Eva with a sneer. “What! have you really broken oft' your engagement with Harry? exclaim ed Yaluda in astonishment. Have you no compunction of conscience in break ing your promises? lam utterly sur prised that a girl of your sense wouid act iu that manner. You seem to find no fault iu Harry, only that he is poor, which he does not deny, he makes no pretensions whatever to riches, he is a hard student, and an upright gentle man. I much fear you will some day rue your bargain, if Arthur Fleetwood is now your choice. I should prefer Ilarry Arlington with his poverty to Arthur Fleetwood with his hundreds of thousands. And, Eva, I am afraid it you make wealth your criterion you will fall far short of the mark, for often un der a rough exterior we find all those ennobling qualities that constitute the true man.” “What you, proferr or what you would do can have no effect upon me. I for one, prefer wealth with a medioc racy of intellect, to poverty with the mental faculties of an Isaac Newtou or of a Walter Scott. Arthur Fleetwood and I are to be married just six months from to-day.’’ Eva, if you seem so determined in your course, it is useless to multiply words; but take care that these beauti ful lines: “Of all the words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these, “It might have been,” do not come to you with full import in the distant future when in anguish of heart you sincerely lepent this rash step.” The two young ladies between whom the above conversation were sisters. Valuta and Eva Wharton. The daughters of Richard Wharton a lead ing merchant of one of our Southern cities. They were both considered beautiful in every sense of that word! and while some admire the thougliful countenance and gentle expression beaming from the large, lustrous blue eyes of Valuda, others admired the dark haired hazed-ey 7 ed Eva, even if she did not possess that decisivness—if it may be so termed—in expression of force that characterized her more sedate sister. In exquisite mold and loveliness of form feiv equaled and none surpassed them. Harry Arlington was a young man possesed of fine intellectual faculties and was reared in one of our country dis tricts , He struggled against poverty in many shapes and forms having been left an orphan at a very tender age. Harry was taken in charge by a well to-do farmer and from a drudgery boy he steadily rose step by step until at the age of seventeen he was placed in charge of a well improved and lucrative farm, the results of assiduous applica tion and observation To his Other ac quirements a well stored mind was add ed. The farm was a compass too con tracted for his fast developing genius. Ambition was his lodestar, the dizzy heights of Fame towered above him, He longed to reach, and place upon his brow the well merited lauiel wreath. For the accomplishment of this great object, the legal profession offered the most iuvitting field. Here aired to the city iu which lived Richard Wharton, and at once entered upon the , study of law. In a short time, the student became the barrister; slowiy hut surely he was wending his way up ward and at no distant day bid fair to be a leader iu his profession. Ilarry Arlington had met the beautiful Eva W barton while visiting friends in the country, had wood aud won her heart in hand, and for many months had been her acknowledged siutor. Arthur Eleetword was a dashing gay young man, the son of a millionaire, and could be rightfully considered as belonging to that class of young meu. generally termed pleasure seekers, that throng our cities, lie prided more up on a liue turn-out or costly dress than upon any useful acquirements. His name was almost a synonym for flattery, and many were the victims of his heart less flirtalins. He had long euvied Harry Arlington his place iu the affect ions of the queenly Eva Wharton, and had resolved either by fair or dishon est means to fail him. liow he suc ceeded the following short note will show: Mr. Arlington,— Dear Sir : “For sometime past I have been pondering over the engagement existing between us; and after much worrying I have de cided that I cannot be the wife of a man in your condition pecuniarily, I have been reared—as it were—iu the lap of luxury and cannot consent to enter upon the life consequent upon my marrying you. I trust the decision may meet your approval. Enclosed please find engagement ring* With my bet swishes for your success, lam Your friend, Eva Wharton. Harry Arlington could hardly believe his own eyes; he read and re-read, he could not doubt the genuineness of the signature, it was evidently the chiro graphy of Eva. He remained in utte r bewilderment for some time. At length he muttered to himself. “To think that Eva AVliarton the one being in whom I have placed unbounded confi dence; that she, whom, for these long years I have loved should object to my condition pecuniarily aud play me false. Farewell, fair false woman, 1 am henceforth wedded to my books,’’ and he turned off to his usual business. Though he held his troubles concealed in his own breast, one could perceive that a saddened look had settled over his noble features, and months elapsed bofore he seemed his former self again. The time for the marriage of Arthur Fleetwood aud Eva AVharton rolled around, the nuptials were celebrated with all the pomp and splendor that wealth could command. Arthur Fleet wood and his beautiful bride embarked on a maguificent steam ship aud over the briny deep they sped to spend a bridal tour in Europe. They spent some time in visiting various places of historical interest and ' sight-seeing in England; thence to the Centinent, and through Germany and France to Italias sunny clime; thence homeward. The newly wedded couple took possession of a beautiful mansion, and provided with all that heart should wish fairly set sail upon the journey of life. Years have flown, old Times chariot has sped at a swift rate, stamping change upon the world at each revolu tion of the glowing wheels. Harry Ar lington the once poor farmers boy, the ouce young aspirring barister, becomes Hon. Ilarry Arlington, Senator iu the National Legislature, to which place he arose by gradual ascent. The pearls of his eloquence vibrate through those classic halls in vindication of the right; his stupendous intellect has won for him the leadership of his section, and he stands the peer of that venerable body. Several years again, whirl by in quick succession; the raven locks of Senator Arlington have become slightly sprink led with the frosts of thirty-eight win ters. Business has called him to a dis tant city. In deep thoughts he rambles through the narrow streets lined with the lowly cottages of the working class; he suddenly stops. There floats upon the balmy air in a beautiful yet sad strain the following: “Hearts are breaking’, souls are sinking Neath the heavy burden they bear. Yet live Christians never thinking What our many sorrows are. While we work, work away, By night and by day, While we work, work away, With scarce time to pray.” All the happy thoughts of other years crowed in troops through his brain, lie had heard that voice before, though somewhat jarring and sad it was the same. Some uncontrollable impulse drove him on, he entered the small gate and advanciug to the door, he gave a gent'e rap, the singer arose and met him. With much emotion he exclaimed “Eva, Eva, we meet again.’, O, Harry, Harry, is it possible— Hush, hush, he replied in much agi tation, and with an arm thrown around her slender waist, he pressed her to his bosom aud as of old imprinted a kiss up on her rosy lips. K “Forgive me Harry I” “You are forgiven dearest.’’ 1 hus had the noble Senator Arling ton found the love of his early years, lie had remained) unmarried till this time, no other of the fair sex had been able to capture his heart since Eva had played him false. Eva Fleetwood formerly Wharton— though the wreck of her former self was still possessed iu part of her youthful beauty. The story of her marrie I life is soon told. Arthur Fleetwood had squon dered in a few years his immense es tates, ami after a few brief years of hap piness, Eva found herself the wife of a drunken, and brutal husband, from whom death soon happily relieved her. Then it was toil, toil away for daily bread. Too proud to call upon the friends of her prosperity she was wear ing her life away with ceasless toiling. Ere another week rolled around she was the wife of him whom she deserted to marry tor wealth fifteen years be fore. Their cup of bliss being now full to overflowing they 7 settle down to enjoy the reoiaiudei' of their liyes iu peaes and prosperity. A VALUABLE WORK. The Pictorial History of the United States, from the Discovery ofthe A merican Continent to the preseut time; with a complete History of the Cen tennial Exhibition. By Jas. D. McCabe, Author of “ A Manual of General History,” 41 The Great Re public,” Etc. It is a well-known fact that the great mass of our people are compelled to rely, for their knowledge of the history of their couutry, unon the out line woaks intended for the use of schools, which by their very nature are brief; designed for the comprehen sion of children, and in every way un suited to the adult mind. There has long been felt a genuine want of a History of the United State, covering the whole period from the discovery ofthe Continent to the present day, and presenting in a succinct and com prehensive form the history of our country through its varoious periods, from a higher and more thoughtful standpoint thau would be proper in a school history. This demand we are happy to say is satisfactorily met in” The Pictorial History of the United States,” a work which is evidently de stined to take rank as the Standard History of our country. The author, James D. McCabe, is an able and well known|llistorict?l writer. We most heartily commend this work to our readers. It is no dry mass of details no bombastic effort to iutlame the national pride hut a clear, vivid, and brilliant narrative of the events of our history from the discovery of the American Continent to the presenst day. It gives a most interesting ac count of the Indians of North America from the time of the coming of the; white men. The voyages of Columbus' the explorations of the different na tions of Europe and the Spaniards in seatch of gold and immotal youth, are told with graphic power. The story ofthe Revolution is related with all the intrrest of a romance; then follows a clear and succinct account of forma tion of the Federal Constitution the Second War with England the Mexi can War, and the events af our history up to the commencement of the Civil War. The History of the Great Civil War is related with intense vigor and with strict fidelity to truth. The au thor writes with calmness and impar tiality, and pleads the causeof no sec tion or party. The book contains a complete account of the Centennial Exhibition. It is comprised inone large and hand some volume, of over 1100 pages, and contains more than 500 fine engrav ings on steel and wood- The book is issued by the National Publishing Cos., of Philadelphia, Pa.,Chicago, 111., St. Louis, Mo., and Dayton, Ohio, wiiose imprint is a guarantee of the excellence of the workmanship. The price is low considering the character of the work, and each subscriber is presented with a handsome lithograph ic engraving of tire Centennial Rubb ings and Grounds. It is sold by sub scription only, and Mr. J. P. Morgan, who is the authorized agent for this section, is now canvassing for it. We are personally acquainted with Mr. Morgan and can commend him to the patronage of this section. lie will canvass the surroundindg country atan early date, and ask for subscribers to the work. Private telegrams received at Rome from undoubted authority say that the Russians are within twenty four hours march of Constantino ple. Young Ladies beware of the injurious effects of face powders. All such reme dies close up the pores of the skin and in a short time destroy the complexion. If you would have a fresh healthy and you thful appearance use I)r. Harter's Ikon Toxic, and Liver. Pills. SUNDAY MAGAZINE. The March Number of Frank Leslie’s Sunday Magazine is, like all its predeces sors, filled with good things’ It would require more space than we now find at our disposal in whieh to refer to its con tents in detail, suffice it to say that it con tains over 70 different articles, embracing nearly every field of select literature, both secular and religious. It has 128 pages, music, a rich frontispiece, and nearly 100 splendid engravings—even its cover is beautifully gotten up. This delightful publication has become our nation's pride- It excels in art, literature, and cheapness all other magazines published anywhere, and is worthy of high honors and a univer sal circulation- It has already attained a proud position as the best Family herald, Home companion, etc., suitable for read era of all ages and creeds. The price of single copies is but 25 cents, annual sub scription. $3, postpaid. Address, Frank Leslie’s Publishing house, 557 Pearl Street, New York. All persons indebted to me will please come and settle at once as I must have my money. C. 8. Strother. I have two cows, with young calves, for sale. F. Riviere Barnesville Ga. I offer for sale (1000) one thousand acres of land in Upson county in one hundred acre farms. I will sell it cash or on time to responsible men. J. F. West. For Sale.— l will sell (GO) sixty acres of fine level land, lying between my residence and J. R. Jenkins, Esq . about half of it in the town of Barnes ville. (15) fifteen acres in the woods, all under good fence. Gome soon if you want it cheap. J. F West. A good assortment of Axes at very low figures at H. R. Chambers. J want to sell by Jan. Ist., 1878, (5,000) five thousand dollars worth of sugar, coffee, cheese, candy, bacon, lard, flour, salt. &e. Also 5,000 worth of boots, shoes, hats and caps, dry goods, Ac. I must sell them, come and buy from J. F. West. If you owe H, R. C. anything, and His due, you ought to go and pay him just as soon as you can get there, w eth : er you’ve sold your cotton or not, and ! < hen buy a great m ny more goods ■ theap, and make him feel happy. County merchants and farmers, will ! : save money, by trading with i| e f from est " landrake I have a fine lot of clothing an( j will sell at cost, all new and fii mean wtat I say. J. F. Y tlie y re " A beautiful lot of Table GlasC al * for sale cheap at H. R. C’s. llie * mr „ . 4’'S eß tion Tl ou can get the best oc cigar ar ° Lyon’s. ilth y COD Pulmon* Fresh Fish and Oysters Every tlie T. B. Lyon’s. lre ] y get T. B. Lyon sells 2 good cigars sh cold. ch prepa Fresh Beer for 5c at T. B. Lyo u j) r . Country Merchants will do h’ s P™ I ’. call and get T. B. Lyon's prices f -^ rc h Bts Select cream cheese at T. B. I £ ad- T. B. Lyon has on hand the 1, . ,i sortment Fine, Medium and c> cfiewiug Tobacco in town. T. B. Lyon will sell candy and ers in job' lots, at Atlanta "ami prices. ‘‘German Slyrnp.” No other medicine in the world wa ever given such a test of its curative qualit c*s as Boseliees German Syrup, In three years two milion four hundred thousand small boitles of this medicine were distributed free of charge by Drug gists in this country to those afflicted with Consumption, Asthma, Croup, severe Coughs, Pneumonia and other diseases ot the Throat and Lungs, giving the American people undeniable proof that German Syrup will cure them. The result lias been that Druggists in every town and village in the United States are recommending it to their curtomers. -Go to your Druggist, and ask what they know about it. Sample bottles 10 cents. Rig unr size 75 cents, Three doses will res tore any case. Down! Down ! Down !! Dr. Win. A. Wright is now selling Drugs and Medicines, and all other articles in his line, at bottom figures for cash, ns he is obliged to have money. Garden seeds have arrived, war ranted fresh and genuine, at 5 cents per paper. Two good cigars for a nickie, and every thing else as low. Now is the time for the fanners to get their sup plies—they can buy so much for so little money. TNEAFNESS and Catarrh cured. No Medicine. Rook free on receipt of stamp. Address Geo. J. Wood, Madison, Inti. • _ tf Sweet oranges and Fancy Candy at T. B, Lyon. Buy your Christmas Goods from T. B. Lyon, tor he has the largest and best stock in town. T. B. Lyon will have for Christmas, Dressed Turkeys and Cranberries. Speak for your Christmas Turkey at T. B. Lyon’s. T. B. Lyon has in stock 25 Boxes of all kinds of crackers. T. B, Lyon has the largest stock of Whiskies, Brankics and "Wines ever brought to Barnesville, which he will sell cheap. Fresh mackerel just received at T. B. Lyon’s. Fresh Beer at T. B. Lyon's, Fresh Fish and Oysters on hand eyery day at T. B, Lyon." T. B. Lyon has 2(0 doz. Eggs. T. B. Lyon has a laige stock of Fancy Apples on hand. Fresh Oysters at TANARUS, B. Lyon’s, 25c per qt. flow is Your Time! TO GET BARGAINS!! J. F. MENDES Will sell, for the next sixty days, his entire stock of Woolen Goods at cost for cash. These goods are needed in every family, such as Flannels , Lin seys, Blankets, Cassimere, Clothing, Waterproofs, etc., etc. Immense Bargains will he offered. Goods are all new. We want a revi val in trade, and therefore offer our goods at cod for a limited period. Call at Mended for a good trade. Call at MendeF for goods cheap. A VERY GOOD REASON. The reason why only one sample bottle of Morrell’s Heaptine for the Liver will be sold to the same person, for ten cents, by our Druggist, J. W. Hightower &Cos is because of the enormous expense of im porting the Hepatinc into this cuntry ; but as there are fifty doses iu the large size bottles, it seems two cents for dose is cheap enough after all for a medicine that cures dyspepsia and liver complaint. All who have not had a sample bottle are entitled to one for ten cts. at J. W. High tower Drug store. Three doses relie vis any case of dyspepsia, constipation, indi gestion or liver complaint, in the world. Regular size bottles, fifty doses, £I.OO. NOW AND THEN . It is only now and then that such men as Hon. Alex. H. Stephens, Ex-Gov. Smih and Ex-. Gov. Brown of Ga._ en dorse a medicine for the throat and lungs, and when they do it is pretty good evi dence that the remedy must be good for the cure of coughs, colds and lung affec tions. They recommend the Globe Flower Cough Syrup, and their testimonials are to be seen round the ten cent sample bot tles of the Globe Flower Syrup, for sale by J. W. Hightower & Cos. A sample bottle relieves the worst cough and willeure sore throat. Regular size bottles, fty di ses, sl. Db. H. T. Bond, of Philadelphia, Las discovered a perfect antidote for tlie ter rible scourge of Cancer. Dr. Bond’s treatment cures without pain, and abso lutely without plasters, caustic or knife but simply by acting on the cancer cell while forming, thus stopping the supply to the local disease or tumor, which is broken dowu and carried away by the abs sorbents of the system. Dr. Bond’s rem edies can be sent to any part of the coun try. Full particulars sent free. All in terested should address Dr. H. T. Bond, Philadelphia, Pa. julys-ly COMMERCIAL, torreclfi! Weekly for the Cazotte ly Staflord, Blnloek A Cos. Barnf.sville, Ga., Febuary 7, IS7B. COTTON—Middling 9 % “ Low Middling 9 CORN—White SO MEAL- “ 80 BACON—Clear Ribbed Sides 9 “ Shoulders 7% “ Bulk Clear Ribbed Sides.... 7 “ Hams—Sugar Cured 13 “ “ Country Cured.... FLOUR—Fancv 450 others.’-—SAYRE & C Q 0 “Tutt’s Pills hare "oluyto be tried to their merits. Thev work like magic.” i * J W. H. BARRON. 96 Summer St. 13 “ There is no medicine so well adapted t( 13% of bilious disorders as Tutt’s Pills.” 15/314 JOS. BRUMMEL, Richmond, ■ P <*G5 AND A TH6OfeAND MORE, 60 Bold by druggists. 25 cents a boyL ti gy 35 Murray Street, Xew Tori HAIR Dili iSTIMONY. 9CIFIC JOURJt.IIi. (38 r INVENTION R. Tt-TT. of New ]1 30 thful beauty to the, , n uist has succeedr Dye which imj2 75 in. Old bachelorsg jq I ffice 35 Murrain l '<l by ult drugg&V 50 so 4 JO T. B. Lyon wants one thousand bush. Sweet Potatoes. Also one thou sand bush. Peas. Y. B- Lyon has just received one car lead J. M. Vcaeh’s Fancy Flour. Orauges, Apples, Onions and Cabbage at T. JJ. Lyon’s. lOOOlbs Asst. Stick Candy just received at T. B. Lyon’s. 1 want every man woman or child to pay me what they owe me. I can use the money, come and pay it at once. J. F. West. FALL OPENING OF MILLINERY. AVc are now opening up oilr Fall Stock of -VIIL.L.INEUY AM) FANCY GOODS, which we wiil take great pleasure in skowiit u our Friends and Customers. We have a nice, entirely new, well selected stock, at Low Prices. Thankful to our many customers for liberal patronage heretofore, und prom ising to DO on: BUST TO VLEASE ALL, who may lavor us with their trade. We are Very llesp’ly, AIKS. DAVIS At CHAMBERS. I am now offering my stock of furni oure at lower prices than ever before heard tf. 11. C. Hanson. 3t A. Cioiit le Hint. Inourttylecf Climate, with its su - llen changes of temperature, rain, wind and sunshine often intermingled in a sin gle day, it is uo wonder that our children friends anil relatives are so frequently ta ken from up by neglected colds, half the deaths resulting directly from this cause. A bottle of Bosehee’s German Syrup kept about your home for immediate use will prevent serious sickness, a large doc tor’s bill, and perhaps death, by the use of three or four doses. For curing Com sumption, Hemorrhages, Pneumonia, Severe Coughs, Croup or any disease of the Throat or Lungs, its suceess is simply wonderful, as your druggist will tell you. German Syrup is now sold in every town ami village on this continent. Sample l ottles for trial, 10c. ; regular size, 75c. BURI AL R ORES FOR LA DIE A AND CHILDREN. Mrs Darts and Chambers hare for sale, at all times , ladies cashmere and satin Lariat robes from the cheapest to the most elegant. Also saute mate * rial ff r infants. Call alien you need to purchase. Mrs. Davis & Chambers. ‘*T. 15. I,yon Is ready for A IS.’’ He has just received One car load of C, R. Sides. 1 car Choice White Corn. 1 car, all grades, Flour. 100 Bu. Choice Rust l’roof Oal i. He also has a laarge stock of Lard, Hams, Mackerel, Nails, Hoes, Axes, Traces, Humes, Sugar, Coffee, Rice, Tobacco, Cigars, anil Wines and Liq uors of all kinds. He will keep in stock the above goods in large quantities, which lie will sell as cheap as any oue in this market, FOR CASH Also agent for that popular and well known fctea Fowl Guano. REMAKABLE SUCCESS. The success of the leading literary paper of the West, The Chicago Led ger, is truly remarkable. Ninee iis introduction to the reading public, six years ago, The Ledger has steadily i.d vanced in favor, and is naw acknowl edge second to no paper of the kind in tlic country. Its circulation is nation al, and has been obtained through the efforts of its publishers to produce a paper of high moral character, aud at the same time sell it at a price consist ent with the present hard times. That they have succeeded, and well, too, the thousands of readersof The Ledger scattered from Maine to Texas and from Oregon to Florida will bear testi mony. The Chicago Ledger is a large forty-eight column weekly paper, which contains stories both complete and con tinued, in each number, written by the best authors of the day, and a great va riety of informtion interesting to every one. The subscription price of The Led • ger is only §l, 50 per year, postage paid, and it is equal in every particu lar to other papers of the same character which sell for £3 a year. Three copies of this valuable paper will be sent to any one who sends 10 cents anil their ad dress to The Ledger, Chicago, 111. Pike February Sheriff Sale. ’IaJETI LL BE SOLD before the court w V house door, iu the town of Zeb ulon, Pike county, Ga., ou the first Tuesdry in February next, between tlie egal hours of sale, following pop erty, to wit: One house and lot in tlie town of Barnesville known as the Dickey place, bounded east by Mill Place, south by an alley, north by lauds formerly belonging to E. T. Pound, west not known, containing one acre, more or less, as the property of Harper Young by virture of and to satisfy a fifa issued from the 533rd dis trict, G. M., in favor of W. I. Dicky vs. Harper Young. Property pointed out by J. F. Redding, Plaintiffs atty. Levy made and return by It. N. Mc- Lean, L. C. Tenant in possession no tified. ALSO, at the same time and place one hundred acres of land, more or less, it being the west half of lot of land No. 50, in the 7th district of originally ilnroe now Pike County, as the prop erty of C. G. Hightower, by virtue of end to satisfy a fifa issued from tlie Su perior Court of Upson County, in favor of Jordan Lyons vs. John G. High tower principal and C. C. Hightower security. Property pointed out by Plaintiff atty. and tenant in posses liion notified. Levy made by W. 11. McLendon, former Sheriff. ALSO, at tlie same time and place, the life interest of Mrs. Susan Riggins in lots of land Nos. 184 and 185 in the 9th district of originally Monroe now Pike County, containing 405 acres, more or less, levied on as the property of Mrs. Susan Riggins, by virtue of and to satisfy a fifa issue from Pike Superior Court in favor of Flemming Brown and Sarali Brown vs. Adol phus Riggins and Susan Riggins. Property pointed out by Plaintiffs atty. and tenant in possession notified. Also at the same time and place, all portion of lots of land Nos. two hun dred and fifty-four (254) and two hun dred and seventy-three (273), lying north-west of Elkins Creek, and all of lot No. two hundred and seventy-four (274) in the loth district of originally Monroe now Pike County. All con taining four hundred and seventy-five (475) acres, more or less. Levied on as the property of Thos. J. Alford, by virtue of and to satisfy a fifa issue from Pike Superior Court. Robert Pilkin son. Guardian &c. vs. Thos. J. Alford. Levy made by W. H. McLendon, former Sheriff of said County. Ten ants in possession notified. ALSO, at the time and place, one bay or mouse colored mule of medium size, about fifteen years old. Levied on as property of O. G. Smith, by vir* tue of and to satisfy a fifa issued from Pike Superior Court in favor of B, Graddiek, bearer, vs. O. G. Smith {iriueipal , and H. S. Riviere secur ty. Property pointed out by H. S, Riviere. WILLIAM BARRETT, J an. 9th, 1678 Sheriff.