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The entire line of the Georgia rail-
lad is to be ballasted with stone.
One dollar in the hand is worth seve-
7l dollars on the subscription book.
A female book agent travelling in
'South Georgia, is a zealous Methodist
in one town, and an earnest Baptist in
Atlanta claims to have five $1,000
spans of horses. One of them belongs
to Gov. Colquitt. Rather fine for a
4 If Mr. Stephens “runs” for governor,
we think there must be a chance still
for Tilden, who has a good pair of legs,
r while Mr. Stephens has no legs at all to
The Savannah Recorder of the 28th
We seo many reasons to doubt the
nomination of Mr Stephens by the At
lanta convention in July, still his chan
cos are better 'ban those of any other
man named. But if he should get the
nomination, will the “Independents”
gi e him a solid support? Possibly,
but we doubt it. —Columbus 'Times.
The endorsement of Mr. Stephens is | But, th
now almost general with the people, and |
For Tie t'lTIZBN.
r l.'ht* Ijittle Town ofTailholt.
You can boast about your cities and their stiddy
growth and size,
And brag about your country seats and business
And railroads and factories and all slch fool-
tic town o’ Tailbolt is b’^ enough for
he will receive the support of all shade>
of politics. Biu the whole afT.Tr in re | And
gard to Mr. Stephens’ candidacy has
been most amusing. Firet, the Coali
tionists made a rapid “flank movement”
to capture him, failing “to make the
trip,” they quietly subsided. All this
time the Organized were kicking and
growling, and the Rads made a dive for
the prize, but failed to reach bottom--
they “repudiated.” This pleased the
Organized so well that they seized upon
the opportunity to go over to him in a
body. Mr. Stephens kept on the even
tenor of his way, and all parties are fast
becoming “reconciled.” It puts us in
mind of the anecdoto of the gentleman
who lost his wife by death. Twomutu-
b irp about your churches, with tlieir 1
' .'les in the clouds,
about your graded streets, and blow i
about your crowds;
You kin talk about your theaters, and all you’ve
got to gee—
But the little town o’ Tailholt is show enough
They ain’t no style in our town—hit’s little-like
They ain’t no cb itches nuther—just the ineetin’
house is all;
There’s no sidewalks to speak of, but the high-
| way’s alius free.
. And the little town o’ Tailholt is wide enough
| for me.
j'Some finds it discommodin’ like, I'm willing to
To hev but one post-office and a woman keepin’
And the drug store and shoe shop and grocery
But the little town o’ Tailholt is handy ’nouglt
A HEALTHFUL AND PROGRESSIVE T > IJ2V—
ADVANTAGES ASA SUNN Eli RESORT.
[Correspond mt Savannah News. 1
Waynesboro, Ga., May 25.—We
have seldom, in our forty years ex
perience of somewhat varied and ex
tensive travel, visited a town that
lias so pleasantly impressed us as
this. Tho attitude of the location is
about the same as that of Macon,
some four hundred or live hundred
feet above the level of the ocean, and
the two places are upon the some
parallel. The wide, clean streets,
abundant shade, and pure air . nd
water, combined with the
TllE EXPER T FOR H17 TEA U.
New York, May 27.—James Van
Heise, of Newark, has oeen gsked by
the authorities at Washington t>
superintend the hanging of Chas .}.
Guiteau. Two hundred dollars h u
been offered him for his services.
Van Heise has written to Washing-,
ton that if he undertakes the work.he
will require that a gallows similar
to that used by him in New Jersey
be used and that he shall he allows]
one assistant, lie also asks that t v'-
amount of compensation shall he in-,
creased. Van Heise has conducted
thirteen hangings in New .Jersey,
four in Middlesex, two in Elizabeth,*
one in Belvidere, one in Morristown,
one in Jersey City and four in New
pei Ret j York. He is an expert hangman
system of drainage, which maintains and not credited with a single blun-
not only within the corporate limits 1 der. The gallows used by him has
but throughout its distant surround- I beou improv'd by him and it is row
in the jail at Newark where two o 'c-
demned murderers are awaiting tho
result of their application to tho
lit., says, “remember the orphans.”—j al friends of the bereaved husband were
JaA us add, remember the widow, the j balking over the matter a short while
floor, the afflicted, and always remember j er 5 "'hen one of the friends asked the
!The new comet is reported to he in
ght. Look about half way between
le North Star and the horizon. The
liil of the comet will begin to appear in
rout fifteen days.
The abrogation of that igost undem-
•ratic Tlemocratic practice, the two-
krule, is strongly recommended to
invention, to assemble in Atlanta
he 19 h of July.
You can smile anil turn your nose up, and joke
and hev your fun,
And laugh and holler “Tail-holts is better holt
’n none I”
Ef the city suits you better, v’y, it’s whur you’d
But the little town of Tailholt is good enough
other if the husband took the loss hard.
“Yes, very hard,” was the reply,”—
“Bu ,” asked the first speaker, “has he
become reconciled?” “Reconciled!”
was the ejaculation, “why — —, sir,
he had to be!” Mr. Stephens was
b:und to be a Candida 1 e at all hazards,
and the politicians, “ , sir. had to
The kisses Hubert, two girls, aged respeet-
Tt is a significant fact in Georgia jour- j tiyely 14 audio, had a fight with a monster rat-
nalism that a point has been reached, i tlesnaj£e near Q uitman > tlie other day. They
when the sanctum of its editors must I camc out ' ictm loll ' s ' .,.
The steamer Celtic arrived in New York on
Sunday with four survive rs of the Jeanette’s
The friends of Col. George R. Black will be
glad to know that he continues to improve,
although be is not yet able to get out of bed or
to use his limbs.
ings, renders it one of the most
salubrious and healthful of loenlib ■.
The residences, while unprelcnti 's
as to style, appear 8 ’ homo-like and
comfortable as to induce de-ire, n
the part of the stranger, to make
acquaintance with the famillin resid
ing therein. The climatic condi
tions, in connection with the quie
tude and air of refinement that per
vades the place, and is manifest when
in contact with its people, suggests
the idea of a desirable summer re
sort, arid, in such connection, we
have no hesitation in commending it.
As wo remember the place some
twenty years since, it is in perfect
Court of Errors for new trials.
Heise is a working carpenter.
A SWINDLER'S OPERATIONS.
New York, May 28.—A well
well dressed man. evidently a South
erner, representing himself as connec
ted with the firm of .James G. Bailio
& Sons, of Augusta, has been swind
ling partiiv in this city, and Boston
out of small sums of motiey. Io
Boston lie imposed upon a confiding
I firm, to whom, lie represented him--
j self as W. T. Richards, jr., of the
firm of \V. T. Richards & Son, of
With the affairs of
contrast to its then somewhat dilapi- 1
dated and unprogressive condition, j Aueusta, Ga.
It has since that time been purified bnn seemed equally conver-
and strengthened even as iron bv fire.! sant ’ an '' trtlked v ° luM y of purchases
be guarded by an array of shot guns.
Waynesboro correspondent of! Col. Sullivan, the veteran editor of The
llegrapli claims to have “drawn ! ^ iiizEx,_at. this place, has his den or-
lephens out.’’ For God’s sake,
don’t do that again—he isn’t
flicker than a broomstraw now.
A convention of undertakers is to be
lid in Rochester, N. Y.. next month,
[here will be an exhibition ol coffins,
Luds, and other articles of die trade
1 namented with a couple of these impos
ing ano convenient (?) utensils. With
out an explanation one might imagine
i hat the ante helium days had returned,
or that his sanctum was the last re
mains of a stranded Confederate land.-
bnt'crv or garrison.—Waynesboro cor
respondent of the Macon Telegraph.
We are prepared to make the ex pla
nt a mournful prospect is iu view n <Gion demanded by the above named
Rcriven county, Ga., farmer has
[sod to recommend smoking rats out of: tni( ] 0 to date
lib. He tried it, and burnt up corn, 1
barn, house and live stock.— Ex.
Ie trujg^sympa luze with him, and
his future recommendations
esthetic young quill pusher. Our ar
tillery was for exchange for a cotv and
calf; hut failing to meet a suitable
we have concluded to
“chuck off"” the cow and take the calf,
provided the Telegraph’s correspondent
can he had for a shot gun. We want
him “to cheer us with his mild blue eye”
(he’s a blonde) and amuse us .viih
•great deal of his little “calfy tricks” during the com
ing summer, which is so stealthily, but
surely approaching. But don't our tcndci
little “vealy” get this “stranded” bus
iness rather mix. d ? One would suppose
ho had lost his ‘ ocean lexicon,” or been
conspicuously ab.-nnt from Mr.. Nep
tune’s heaving domain for such and in
definite number ot vibrations of father
Time’s ponerous pendulum, that he had
donned his “shore legs.” “Fleo sketere
Georgia journal says politics is j nad bugum, “ante helium,” etc.
er dull in Georgia, but plowing is
The Presbyterian General Assembly, novr con
vened in Atlanta, lias authorized an issue of
8-10,000 worth of bonds to re-establish the publish
ing house of tlieir denomination.
Savannah Recorder: Watermelons are now
seen on the street*, and tho colored people gaze
on them wistfully and longingly. Next to a
good, fat. juicy ’possum, there is nothing strikes
the fancy of the average colored man as a
watermelon or chicken.
Attorney-General Brewster has rendered an
opinion in which lie holds that under the consti
tution, ox-Seoretary Kirkwood is not eligible to
appointment as a tariff commissioner, for tlie
reason that on that he was elected Senator to
Congress by which that commission was created.
and is now one of the most progres
sive of our inland towns. The charm
of cleanliness, which, as next to
| godliness, is one of the greatest of (
that had been made by Richards A
Ron of the Boston house and its New
York branch. When questioned re
garding him, W. T. Richards & Sou
;! virtues, belongs to it, and it is a | re P ,ied b - v tdegranh : “There is
mu want to pit
[to a man, feed liini on Delaware
ierries picked since the recent
For.—N. Y. Herald.
Ptill the hue and cry con'inues about
led cotton. Will the people of the |
|rth and of England nc ver learn that j
much more impossible to cleanse 1
p-cotton of grit after heavy winter |
.tfhan to wash it from s’nuvberies j
rght spring showers. ?
St. Louis. May 29.—A dispatch from Indepen
dence, Missouri, stat s that a sensation was
aroused this morning by the arrival there-if Mrs-
Frank James ami her five-yenr-old Jesse. She
came on a train from the West and was mot by
her father C. 1. Samuel Ralston. This ish-T firs^
visit home since 1877, and confirms the report
that Frans will soon lie pardoned. She refused
ay anything further, but admitted that
Frank has been in bad health since Jesse died
and added that lie was at some watering place.
Judge Stanley Matthews, Saturday in Chatta
nooga, decided the case of Ilure.t vs. the West
ern £|id Atlantic railroad in favor o' the defend
ants. Hurst is suing for $'0,000 damages,
alleged to have been sustained by tbe loss of, , , , , 1 i • i ,
180 bales Of cotton Hmt he shipped during the I ‘filin' Hays, when the choice ol ac-1 winch went
such person as W. T. Richards, jr.
He is a fraud.” In a recent letter
received by Mr, Woodruff, of the firm,
of Thomas Looming & Co., Messrs.
Bailie wrote they have no knowledge
of who the swindler is, ueiess it is
a young man from Thomson, Ga.,
named Tate, who recently came
North on his wedding tour, and o«-
tonsil-ly to purchase goods for a store
he was about to open.
CORNELIUS VANDERBILT'S WILL.
pleasant experience to walk it*
streets by day, under the shade of
its trees, or by night, when the queen
of light presides iu her beauty and
the glory of tho stars are apparent.
The plan of the town is compre
hensive, covering a very considerable
area, thus securing to each inhabit
ant space for gardens and proper
ventilation, and utilizing space to
the assurance of health. We have I
been struck with the sensible style of
building of the stores, which, of one |
-tory, run through from one street to j The will of Cornelius .J. Yaader*
another, and are high and airy, low i hilt, who committed suicide at Glen-
ceilings appearing to be a thing of j ham a short time since, is being con-
the past. Waynesboro has evidently j tested by his sister, Mrs. Mary A.
got ten • >ut of the old rut in which ! Loban Berger. He left an estate
one. was compelled to travel in the valued at $750,000, not one penny of
to any person by tho
war. The Judge held that tfcu company wu* I cunmodation was a tumble.,down I name of Vanderbilt.. He .bequeath-
ordered to ship if by Jose h e. i Jown'as militia ! “hostelrie” and hap hazard attention. | $120,000 to his friend, Georgo N.
A new and handsome hotel has been I Terry, and sums of money to other
erected, thanks to the energy and friends, giving $1,000 to each of hix
enterprise of Major W. A. Wilkins, sisters to purchase some article in
commander of Georgia, and it was ono of the
i ayualit ion of war. The suit lias been pending
since 1 Still. It. has twice been decided in favor
of the plaintiff, l ad three mistrials, ten times
ini he State Court, four times Iu the Supreme
Court, twice in the United States Court and
once in the United States Supreme Court.
bk, and that tho nude and the negro
[d the furrow they are cutting are a
1st deal more important to the average
rmer than tin- coalition or the svndi-
Ite.—- Hackensack Republican,
jjtick a pin right here. It will do
well to talk politics when the lar-
[js full or the official salary is safely
nuthe right hand pants pocket;
si at this juncture it is a question
bns with our people.
[speech before tho N, Y r . jy^re
[lub, a 1 a L^Biii't given^HDel-
It. is proposed to offer u lot in Glenwood Cem
etery, Washington, In which to plane tho re
mains of Thomas Jefferson, third President of
the United States. " he remains are now imrlod
at Montiopllo, the Jefferson family estate, but
It, has been sold out of the family and it seems
. - .proper that something should bo done. Jt is
M aeon I olograph & Messenger, I likely that, the remains might remain nt, Monti-
oello without ever being disturbed, but the
place lias been very much neglected in recent
years. Probably Virginia may insist upon re
taining nil i.lifit is left of her distinguished citizen
and eree.lng a suitable memorial shaft, bat if
such is not the cans there does not s.-em to be
any reason why the . cumins should not tie re.
moved to tho capital and treated with some
Incompetent men should never bo
elected to office—whether the incom-
petency rebuffs from mental or physical
causes. This is a self-evident, proposi
This is precisely how and why The
True Citizen is “independent.” Jn-
couipetency and dishonesty in officers,
elected bv party alone, and on partisan
irinciples, have already cost the people
of Georgia too much. Mon have boon
elevated to place by party action who
were at once^ “incompetent” unfit and
i, and it entsandasi
\ I have
re is a great deal o» nion-
y—but Xdon’t mav(e it. j
The Rovereud gentleman «ould j ^
\y farmers in Georgia whose GX"^doubt <
would agree exactly with hi®uid ‘
ic true inwardness” of farming
disgrace to their cousiUi
pto to the State. Ho
infcssion of a simple,imrutli
|ur Bourbon oontem^viry
[a editors have jil
tho Press Cl
Mr. Frye, from the Senate committee on
claims, Friday reported mvorublv a bill appro
priating 8S48,1X10 for til relief of the heirs of th«
Lie Richard W. Meade, of Philadelphia. Mr.
Meade had large business Interests in Spain,
was I In 1816 ids property was seized and either de
stroyed or (alien for public rso. llis claim for
all his real estate waa
its construction, securing I , . u . ...
oonwand desirable renti-: N" ‘ 1; “>« the writing wa. not hi»
ast will, that its execution
where a clean bed, a well appointed
table, abundant good cheer, and polite
attention ami care, are assured under
the auspices of his son-in-law, Mr.
Jones, who, as wo understand, super- i cu t where
intended x ‘
lation. We would be glad indeed
could Waynesboro and its model
hotel and proprietor prove typical
of tho future as to our inland towns
of the State. Ifike onergy and the
spirit of enterprise would assure like
results, and we commend the matter
to the careful consideration of all who
would thus build up their towns by
the securing of custom. Mul.
remembrance of him. Mrs. Berger,
in contesting the will, alleges that
Cornelius at the time the will wa»
executed, was a resident of Connect)’..
Augusta News, of the 26th, says ;
Copt. S. P. Caldwell, who arrived at
U iiistoii, N. C., on Wednesday, from
Balsam Mountain, in the western
part of North Carolina, says that
damages was subsequently ad.judicalitil, ami when he got in the valley of tho
the amount fixed at $878,870, which tho Spanish .mountain he was overtaken by a
him lands In Florida. When Florida was oedud ; .. ,. ^ 8t< FIDj which had been
to tho United State.- claims of Amerlotm citizens ’d |ln g ‘d‘ night, lie WHS lost ill the
against Sj^tn were to be paid by tho govern- dribs, and only got out after a hard
ment to ^ie extort of $. r >,000,000. Mr. Meade struggle. Hp was nearly frozen.—
during his life tried to get his money, and after Balsam Mountain is on the line be-
lds death hid daughter continued to press the lwoer , a| ( ] o ont U c- ro u nft . vn d
claim. The Senate Qommlltee on claims rooom- , . rU1 aUU &0Ut “ olina, ami
ends that 08 per cent, of the original claim ,ll , U thermometer stood at 33 degrees
vv 11 <» tv /Ti *%♦ C b» IaII 1
when Capt. Caldwell left.
liis voluntary act, and ho was not of
sound mind at the time he signed it
She alleges that the document wait
procured by fraud practiced on Co?
lius by Terry and others, and that-
the testator suffered from epileptic
(its for years, nod wan weak mentally
and easily influenced ; that Terry at
tached himself to Cornelius in tho
hope of getting his money ; also, that
tho testator would never have exe
cuted such a will, but for undue irj-
11 lienee. Sho says she was under
considerable expense in assisting Cor
nelius to contest his father's will, aad
that he promised sho should be m
loser by assisting him. The case h|
been put on the calendar of tho S)
rogate Court ^ November 27th
No other ob^tions have yet i