SANDERSVILLE,GA, SATURDAY, April, 10th, 1880.
Cnndei'sville, Washington Co., Ga.
L J. iEOIEil PropritUt,
JERNIGAN <£ SCARROROIGII.
'. 'subscription, $1.50 per year.
Hamilton Lodge No. 58 F. A. M.
leels on the Second and Fourth Mon
lavs of each month.
Sandersville Lodge, No. 8 A. 0. V.
fp meets on the First and Third Mon
day nights of every month.
‘Newman Lodge No 1551, Knighis of
Honor meets on the. First and Third
Thursday nights of every month.
Harris Council No. — Legion of
Honor meets on the Second and Fourth
Monday nights of each month.
Washington County Agricultural So
ciety meets on the first Tuesdays in each
The County Grange meets on the Sec
ond Saturday in April.
The Library Association meets at the
call of the Directors.
Raptist Church—ltev. T. J. Adams,
Tastor, regular services every Second
Sunday and Saturday before. Prayer
meeting Tuesday nights.
Methodist Church.—Rev. Geo. C.
Clarke, Pastor, services every Sunday
■morning except the Second when h
holds serviceft al TenniUe. Prayer
I meeting every Thursday night.
ChristianChurch.—Rev. J. M. Am
|hio?is, Pastor, services ever. Fourth
Sunday. Frayn’ meeting every 1IW-
l nesday night.
Mayor.—J. N. Gilmore.
Clerk and TWasurc.r,— Win. Galla-
City Council.—S. -I. Smith, J. C.
I Pare,'Dr. J. li. Roberts, J. T. Tapper,
City Marshal—J. E. Wed don.
Ordinary.—lion. C. C. Rroien.
Sheriff.—A. M. Mayo.
Clerk Sup. Court. —S. M. Northing-
B. I). EVANS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
April 8d. 1880.
Home and Foreign Travel.
BY MRS. ,T. B. MOORF. UR Is TOR.
0. W. II. Whitaker,
Office at his residence on Harris St.
April 3rd, tf 18S0.
Office nest door to Mrs. BiVneV
Millinery Store on Hariis street.
'HYSICIAN & SURGEON,
May be consulted at his office on
Haynes St. in the Masonic Lodge
Americans hardly appreciate
It he comforts of home travel.
Our ears are so elegantly and
comfortably fitted tip, command
ing such perfect views of passing
scenery, our steamers, really
floating palaces—those on the
Hudson resembling the immense
parlors of some first-class hotel
—that we glide into the habit of
taking tiles*-' tilings as a maltei
of course, which we, as a peo
ple, could not do without
It is not until we cross the
Great Ferry, as the Atlantic has
been irreverently styled, and
rough it for a while in French
and English ears, Mint wo begin
to be aware of our own comfort-
Fancy being put in n compart
ment with two long seats, cush
ioned, if in the lirst-elass, and
absolutely bare if in the second
or third, locked in, and with no
one knows whom tor your trav
elingcompanions, for hundreds
of miles, your entire view of the
«■ il . iu., 111 J Mil lb III It ill, Willi Oil I
er hours at Lis residence on Church'water, if ill summer,without lire,
St, when not professionally engugjjf j n the winter, withoutnnv re-'
MY GOOD, OLD FASHIONED
in sun s,t. i’kRky.
They brmight the portrait last night to mo;
On th« parlor walls Itislmng.
1 gave It to (ho artist it picture small.
Which v as taken when she was young.
It’s true to life—amt here’s n look In the eye*
I never saw In another.
And the same sweet smile that she nlnays Woro-
•TIs my good, oltl.finhlotted mother.
The hair In the picture’s wavy ami dark.
•Twas taken before site w as gray.
Ami the same short curls, at the side hang dowu.
For site always wore It that way.
Her hand on the ltlble easily rests,
As when, with sisters ami brother.
1 knelt at her knee.‘reciting my verso,
'J o tuy good ;old-fash lotted mother.
lierdrnsjlt Is plain amiyfulte ont of style,
Kota puff or a rutile Is there;
And no Jewels or gold glitter anil shlue-
IMie never had any to wear.
Ambition for wealth, or love of display
We could not even discover,
For poor In spirit and humble ill heart
Was my good, old-fushioned mother.
Her life was crowned with work aii:l*vith care
How (H<l «he accomplish it all?
1 do not remember ulte ever romplalned,
And yet site was slender and small.
Motives of life that were seltlsh and wrong,
With ChrltUlan graeedld site smother,
And live I for lor God. the loved ones lit, home —
My good,old-fnshloned mother.
>f her life were only threescore.
_ from two small windows on eitli-
building from 1). A. M. to l P. M. er side, with no prospect what-
aml from 3 to 5P. M.; duringotk-|aver in front or rear, without .getwhuper-d.low.
The Mrs tor lm« oonu* anti cnUcth for tlioo.”
. Hlio unlWBred, *‘l’m ready to K 0 *”
tiring room, as in ourenrs, when,! 1 puzu alone on her porlrHit to-nlglit,
if ill, one may withdraw from
j the gaze of yassengers. or recline
if preferred. Absolutely no a part-
men’'whatever. save the one I
have described, to which one can
I shall never forget the joy
1 fe’t on reaching New York, and
’jealousy. I know Julian, and agree
malci you an additional offer.’'
Julian listened eagerly. I with you that he is an excellent boy!
"You have often asked me to buy you j Yet. I hope you may win, because you
a row-boat, Julian.”
will buy you one that you may feel
“Oh, thank you,father!' said Julian,
his eyes sparkling. “How kind you]n/mctW? She will be
nerd it more.’
‘Julian will do his best. Hifi fnth-
„ vl ,, „ . .hr has promised to buy him a hand-
‘ Should you carry oft tins prize, l| HO me row-boat if be succeeds.’
"-Hid what extra inducement have
“Nothiug, sir, beyond the ten dol-
That sum will be very useful
■ n,, T , ,, i : her. She will be verv much
are. 1 hero is nothing I should like pleased with my success; Cut she
so well.’ j cannot afford to offer mo anything.’
“Don’t thank me yet, Julian,” re-: “Of course, not, Harry; but I can.’
turned his father, with a smile. I U |ir, .V looked at the bookseller
• • , .1 , . ,. with surprise. What could he mean V
“Boar in mind that you haven’t won „t f , ue niean ;
1 Ieei ' e, 7 itiendly to you and
the prize or got the boat yet. j your mother,’ the bookseller went on.
“But I moan to have both, father,”i “Your father was a sclioohnuto of
said Julian, confidently. |mine. Now for my proposal. If you
pvin this prize, 1 will take you into
pleasure in carrying oUfctny part of! con)e ” v * S ^° U carc *°
the contract.” I Harry’s eyes sparkled with pleas*
Thoro was no fear now but tlint. urc. He felt as if a fortune were
Julian would exert himself to the ut- promised him.
“I hope you may’, my boy.' You ^
may be sure that I shall have grea* |”'week-^-th^' Sala [ f y offive
April 3rd ly 188U
Dr. Wm. Rawlings,
A ml iitort* limit evev 1 lovo her.
And 1 thank the l.nrtl that He grtve to mo
Sm h n good, uM-ftvditnncil mother.
most.. That, his chances weie excel
lent,all his school-mates were agreed.
Indeed, it was geuornlly thought
that the prize lay between him and
Harry Carter, a boy of about his own
There waB a great deal of differen
ce between the two rivals in social
position, though as regards soolar-
sbip and talent they woreon an equal
Tax Receiver. — T. Hermann.
Tax Collector.—11’. II Thigpen.
Treasurer.— -O. II. Rogers.
Surveyor. — Morgan L Ja<‘l.son.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
Sa n(levsvill c, 0eorgin.
Office at Sandersville Hotel,
npy 10, 1880—ly
Convenes on the Fourth Monday in
IIlay and September. J/o:i. H. I. John-
Judge. IIon. J. K. Hines, Sulir-
|/or General, S. M. Noi'lhinglon, Clerk.
COURl OF ORDINARY.
Hon. C. C. Rroien, Judge, sits on
the. First Monday in every no nth.
For the information of parties in
terested we give the names of the
Grand ami Traverse Jurors, who
>\ore regularly drawn for the nexi
term of our Superior Court, which
commences Us spring sessiou on the
tounh Monday in May:
GRAND JURY FOURTH WEEK
11' M Cox, John II Walker, W I.\
Rromi, Wm J Hitchcock, If’ W CVl/T.I 11 * 1 * yet
Murk Newman, II’ E Go/f, Jno T Veal,hut'll accommodations
Raburn Hall, James M Pahner, R J Rficsnon steamers arc O
Moye, F S Strange, Jesse Rraswell, II jsiz ,J , flcilll, com fo)'t.al>l M ,
II i'h i ee.es, S li Kelly. WM English j spacious state rooms, pi
Who Shall Win.
A STORY OFi SHOOL LIFE.
)!Y HORATIO AI.OF.K, JR.
.i i ling m/.self oncj iiniv in
a country in which the appliiin-
Ices of civilization are found
when on a journey. Cars seem
ed luxurious. 1 threw myaell
on tlie velvet buck of a s.’at and
looked in rapture on the passing
Jn Philadelphia I took passage .
on one of tile Ericsson steamers bv any ef your number, during the
“Young gentlemen,” said Doctor
Folio, Principle of the Oakland Clas
sical Academy, ‘T am desirous of en
couraging the stu ly of English com
position among you, and with this
object in view I offer a prize of ten
dollars for the best, essay handed in
Julian, as I have said, was the son
“Oh. thank you, Mr. Delano !”
he said. "There is nothing I should
like better. It would make us very
“Then do your best to earn the
place, my boy,”
“You may be sure I shall do my
best, sir; but I will ask one favor.”
“What is that, Harry?”
"Don't let my mother hear of
your kind offer.”
“Why not 1” asked the book
seller, lookmg puzzled. *
‘•Because, sir, she will be so
of a prominet lawyer, whose [large much more disappointed if I mil.
professional income enabled him to Ifl.succeed, I should like to have
for Baltimore, contrasting lln* I present term upon the subject which
whole with the great highway of j [ am about to announce."
European travel, the English! There was a lundi of expectation
channel. Probably no WntHij,' tlj0 (lo , tor
‘The subject will be, ‘The lessons
live in handsome style; while Harry
was the son of a poor widow, and
paid his tuition by sweeping out the
academy, and acting as janitor. He
received a small weekly sum in addi
tion to his tuition.
I am glad to nay Harry was none
the less respected by his school-fel
lows because lie performed these
menial duties. He was a frank, man
ly boy, and was as popular as Julian.
In fact, the two boys were excellent
friends, although the we.ie rivals—a
fact, which was creditable to both.
Some poor boys are disagreeaE
the pleasure of telling her myself.’
“You are very considerate,"Har
ry it shall be as you say.*
So it chanced that both Julian
and Harry had every inducement
to labor hard for the prize.
Both began early, and three
days before the time when the esi
says were to be handed in, each
had completed his task.
They were walking home from
school together, when Julian said:
“I have a proposal to make to
1 route is so triiveh <1 as thi
sure never w my
What is it ?”
onvi in of their more fortunate coin- ‘‘It seems to be thought that the
piinioiis, and some rich hoys are'prizii is likely to come to one of
mean enough to loo); down upon us.’
IVA (luin, WP Smith, It" R (Iquin
J C Race., Sr., Tims 1<’ Wells, E A Sul-
ivan, Ellis Johnson, Lawson Kelley,
John U Tanner, James Ray, Raifortt
Hartley, James Harrison W11 Ray, II
11-iTiniislii'd ladies’ saloon and
ISANDERSVrLLE & TENNILLE
On and after to-day the Passenger
Train on this road will run as follows:
DAY 1’ASSKNUF.lt TRAIN,
7xar.es Sandersville daily 9:15 a. m.
Leaves TenniUe daily 9:41 a. in.
Leaves Sandersville daily 3:30 p. m.
Leaves TenniUe daily 4:10 p. m.
To insure dispatch all articles destin
ed for this point should be marked to
Sandersville instead of No. 13 as here
tofore. J. I. Ill WIN, Supt.
most obliging stewardesses; the
channel ones, exceedingly small
and still more exceedingly dirty,
you find no attendance, unless
perhaps the sight of British gold
would elicit it. No one thinks
)f staying below, as the rough
ness is so great that sea-sickne.-s
is generally inevitable. But
there are not sitting accommoda
tions on the deck, Moreover suf-
J saw la
l Adams, R F Murphy, TO ,r^.|;Ges He down on wraps and ya
er, Shade Hakes, James W Smith, A ".e lloor trying to soothe
Rarwick, Rufus A Cochran, Syleanus the fret!Ill children, while if a
Prince, J U Floyd, W C Riddle, J A seat were vacated for a, moment
Rogers, Geo. w 11 Whitaker, Abe. by some unfortunate, it
Youngblood, TJ Gilmore, TJ Pearson, stantly appropriated.
S 11 R Massey, Josiah Jones, S S
Thomas, II’ T Harrison, I Urn Webster,
Sfejihen I anbrackle, T M Northing ton,
A T Cheatham, M K War I hen, WE,
Martin J L Garner Joseph R Smith, ft f ,„ m th(J rmn .
Chas I Duggan, W J Henderson, Hope-' ,. ..
n dies in
C R Pringle.
OF TRAINS AT
13, 0. R. R.
Up day Passengir train arrives 3:5-Jp m
Down day “ ’ “ “ 9:16a. m.
j Up Night “ “ “ 4:41a. in.
Down Night “ “ “ 10:43 m
POST OFFICE HOURS.
7 to 11:30 A. M.
1:30 to 6 P. M.
F. A. SULLIVAN, P. M.
NOTICE TO TRESPASSERS.
‘Wdersnilfk, Ga., Jan. 20th,1880.
All persons are hereby forbidden
under penalty of the law, from hunt-
J ng and litjhing or trespassing in
°fy manner on the lands of the un
H. N. HOLLIFIELD,
W. H. PARSONS,
L a P r 3,1880-6m
f fT'l frXT? (f
H .°BERT L.RODGERS,
ATTORNEY at law,
W1LL GIVE 8PEC1AI. ATTENTION TO
B f n ds. Liens,
P'S RE*r ARent, or Attorney to Rent. Buy, or
Wiuj|[£fc,EjTAVBt eiamino Recoiuik of Deeps,
» JUDGMENTS. lVVVKTftllTPH «nJ Pl’TtTKVR
by Deeds, Bonds,
r,examine nEcoRPH or ajeep
uudoiuents. Inventories and Returns,
p * «e»*onablo Fee for Kvery Service.
1C lco in A" Cie Courts of the State of Georoia,
also in the Federal Courts.
k i i, i a, ■ k
ERSE JURY 1th WEEK
JN MA Y.
Jas M Veal, Jas Ij Cowart, Joseph
Tanner, Andrew J Carter, E D Bed-
ding/ield,J Ji Sumner, Jno R Hatha
way, Alex WSteward, Nathaniel J Ren-
froe Albert Junes, G F Orr, Jr, A J
Veal, 11 F Harris, 11 F Deal. Alex W
Roberson, E I) Forbes, Wyljey Harris,
W E Skuiling, II A Morgan, Rich 11
Smith, Jno Hood, Elbert Tanner, Jo
seph Joiner, Harris M Fisher, WII
Adams, John King, G W Kelley, Sr.,
Ilenj S Jordan, J P Henderson, Thus
Marshall, W W Ruck, .John Huff.
Isaac Hermann, Eenoch Renfroe, Silas
McIntyre, Geo Gilmore.
TRAVERSE JURY 5th WEEK.
Wm Martin, W R Hall Gordon IF
Smith, Sherod Hood, L L Adams, G
W Mills, Henry T Downs, James J
Norlhing/on, Rich F Drake, Geo J Mc-
Millen, Geo R Doolillle, A B Hatha
way, John II Morgan, Geo C Lacy,
A Webster, A If Ainsworth, R 11 Bras
well, A 21 Adams, liennelt Jl Smith, M
M Cook, Geo WNewsome, G C Walk
er, Morgan Ij Jackson, Joel F Tomp
kins, A P Heath, Henry M Smith, C
W Joyner, W WL Underwood, New-
some Tantum, II A Renfroe, W L Mc-
Millen, James P Jordan, Jno It Hall,
Geo IF Waller, Jno Redfearn, Jno Q,few years ago
On our Ericsson steamer rude
ness to a lady would not be per
mitted. On the canned passage
you may be at the mercy of
roughs or young Englishmen,
who have followed the national
custom of imbibing freely. La
dies crowd together, and conten
tion is sometimes hot over one
of the coveted seats. Such is
the route between England and
Thc| fo learned from
.rood! tutor of George Washington
wit hi made this selection because you art-
til familiar with the career and char
acteristics of this great man,and will,
therefore, woik on an equal foot
Doctor Folio proceeded to announ
ce t he required length of essays, and
the, date ut which they must be han
ded in. Ho concluded thus:
“Your manuscripts must bo neatly
written, and free from blots. A
slovenly manuscript will fail to re
ceive the prize, whatever its literary
This announcement was received
with profound interest by the fifty
,pupils of the academy. All consid-
was in-l erec i d ie prize well worth trying for.
L) a school-boy ten dollars represents
a large mini. Then, again, the hon-
n-of carrying it off would bo great,
and confer an honorable distincition
upon the lucky winner. Of course,al]
the boys spoke of the prize-offer at
One of the boys most interested
was Julian Holmes, son of a promi
nent lawyer in Oakland.
“It is an excellent thought of Doc
and cbm-'those who occupy a lower social po-
Buying an Appointment.—Injtor Folio,” said Air. Holmes, in a
flip-course of a discussion intone of approval. “I take it for
Philadelphia Methodist Confer-j ( , ran ted, Julian, that you will com
ence, a clergyman charged that a,
bishop had demanded and re—' pefce '
Harry was quite as much inleres-
ed its Julian in the unuoueement
which the principle hud made. He
was honorable ambitious of the dis
tinction which would nccure to the
winner of tho prize; and, moreovei
the ten dollars would bo u materia)
lielp to Lis mother.
It was certain to go to her, if won;
for Harry had no idea of appropriat
ing the money selfishly.He knew what
a hard struggle with tho world his
mother had, and ho was anxious to
help horin every way.
I shall be'a happy boy if I win
that prize, mother,’ he snd, when hr
etuiTioi home from school. “Think
how much good ten dollars will do
That is turn, Harry; but there is
something more. I shall be proud
of you if you sue ‘ed.’
‘ S i shall I, mother,’ said Harr)
frankly, laughing us lie spoke.
“Your chance ought to be good
Harry,’said his mother.
“It is good. Tho boys seem to
think it will bo between Julian
Holmes and myself.”
“Then Julian is a good writer ?’
“1 would like to read yours*
Suppose you come up to my house
this evening. I have a room where
we shall not be disturbed. We will
read our essays aloud, and conn
pare sides. Of course we will
leave them unchanged, and send
them in as they are.’
1 lurry accepted the invitation
with alacrity. He was anxious to
learn hovV good an essay his com*
petitioner had written.
At eight o'clock he rung the bell
and was admitted by Julian him
self, who ushered him into his
pleasant little study.
The two hoys sat down,and Har-
ray produced his essay.
“Read yours first, Harry,' said
Harry did so. The essay was
well conceived and well expressed
and did the young writter credit.
Yet Julian could not help secret-*
ly thinking that his own was a lit
‘•’lour essay is excellent,’ he
said, and said it honestly.
“Now for yours, Julian,’ said
qeived $300 for giving a certain
church the preacher whom they
wanted. Thereupon, Presiding
Elder Thomas stated the case ai-
ibllows: ‘When the matter came
before the committee of the
church that asked for the min
ister, Bishop Foster told them
that if they got the minister
they asked for it would crowd
I certainly shall, father,” said Ju-
“Your chance ought to bo a good
one. You are a very good writter
for a boy.”
“Yes, father, I think my chance is
good. I only wish I felt sure of it-
The sivcessful writer is to read his
essay aloud at the exhibition on the
Inquired Mrs. Carter, anxiously.
“Excellent 1 I think, mother, lion- Harry,
estly, that bo stands rather a better! Julian read his essay. As he
chance than I.’ (proceeded, Harry’s face began to
“That is because you aro modest,lengthen. He was not blinded by
Hurry,’ said Mrs. Carter, who like j y ar tiai ity for his own composition,
most mothers, was a littlo inclined| anc | ] ie could not Help recognizing
to over-estimate her boy l the superiority of lu 3 friend’s.
“No, mother, I am not particular-, . , J , , , TT
ly modest, but i„ eolcukting tbe| A ‘ J«>“® concluded, Harry said,
chances I can’t help feeling that Ju- ’ , Y,'
lian stands fully as good a chance as 1 * R u W1 ° k e t U ie P n ? e » Julian.
I, and perhaps better.’ j‘ ‘Don’t be too sure of that Harry,’
Harry needed no other incentive (said Julian, his face flushing never'
to exertion, but one was added. Aithelecs with pleasure at this con-
day or two latter,he carried tlie quar-!firmation of his own judgenmt.
ter’s rent to Mr. Delano, a dealer in (“Yours is a very good one.’
booke and stationary,who owned the! “Rut not so good as yours.’-
small cottage tenanted by Mrs. Car- - --
another man to the wall. Then! laf}t day of tho term.”
E. . Sullivan,
Sandersville, - - i Georgia.
Special Attention given to the
Collection of Claims.
OFFICE JN COURTHOUSE.
he commitee offered the 500 as
supplemental salary for his sup
port in another’ charge. Tii-
same church—Trinity of Phila
delphia—did a similar thing a
The pastor thus
secured was the Rev. Mr. Ever
ett.’ One brother disapproved
of the‘hushing up of ministers
by the payment of supplemen
tal salaries,’ and another rather
bitterly remarked. ‘The church*
es of the greatest wealth can
have their wishes complied with
at all time*.’
Julian’s face flushed as he said this,
for he was very ambitious, and had r.
large shareof approbativeness.That is,
enjoyed the esteem and respect of his
fellow-pupils and liis friends.
“It would be very gratifyingto me
Julian, if you should win the prize,”
bis father said.
“I will do my best, father.”
“A father is naturally proud of the
success of his children,” continued
Mr. Holmes. “I am so desirous that
you should.Win this prize that I will
ter. He, too had a son enrolled
among the students at the acade
“Well, harry,’ said Mr. Delano,
pleasantly, “are you going to win the
prize Doctor Folio has offered’?’
“I am going to try, sir.’
“My son tells me that you are one
of the leading coinpetitiors.’
“I think I nave a fair chance, Bir,’
said Harry, modestly.
“Whom do you fear most ?’
“So he is your chief rival ? 1
hope it don’t disturb your friend
“Not at all, sir. Julian is a splon-
did fellow; and, if I can't win
hope he will.’
Julian could not help noticing
the sadness of Harry’s tone, and
his generous heart was touched,
“Harry, 1 he said, ‘will you promi
ise not to be offended at what I
have to propose ?”
“You would propose nothing at
which I could take offense, Julii
‘•Then if I win the prize, will
you let me put the money in your
hands, and content myself with the
“Your offer is a generous one
but I ought not to accept it.’
‘ 'There is no gcod reason why
jiyou shouldn.t Harry. The fact is,
I don’t care for the money. I
That is the right spirit, my boylshould like the honor,, and the
I am glad you are free from envy and Tow-boat which my father will buy
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