they touched and
The Vlt>evlll« Baj
:TIOH OR YOUR MONEY BACK
Member* ^ tl
la supposed to he worn next to
the shin and it generally is**that
Is why so many people conic In
and ask us for
that wont acjatch»
kind wc have.*
-NONIt BUT THE. BEST"
Woolen Suits, light and heavy
weighti Silk and Silk Mixed/
llalhrlggan, heavy or mediumt
Cotton, riccced lined In fancy
or staple colors
Wo nsk tho trndo to bear in mind
that wo nro headquarters for all
kinds of candies. Our big factory
is fully equipped and running ev
ery day. Order of us and get fresh
made goods. Wo soil only to deal
ers. Exclusively wholesale.
Johnson=King & Company,
HERTZ COAL CO
Prompt Deliveries on Wood and Coal.
Try Our $
Pennsylvania Rye §
Six Years Old,
By The Oalloa
Express $2.75 Prepaid
Four Full Quarts
Express $3.00 Prepaid
A Rich nnd Mellow Whis
key just fine for making
season is upon us now. We finish to
night. Quantities of short ends, brok
en lines and remnant pieces thrown out
at prices which will create a sensation.
That line of Tailor Suits and Children’s
Cloaks for Half Price is drawing big
crowds. Have yop bought yours yet ?
If not, come in today qr Monday—they
are leaving us rapidly.
TOUR OF INSPECTION
JUDGE SPEER ACCOMPANIED BY MEN IN THE SERVICE OF THE
GOVERNMENT MADE A TOUR OF THE NEW AUDITORIUM YES
TERDAY MORNING WITH A VIEW OF DETERMINING THE ADOP
TION OF THE BUILDING FOR TEMPORARY HEADQUARTERS—NO
DEFINITE REPORT WAS MADE—JUDGE SPEER MAKES A' FEW
A (our of Inspection through the new
auditorium building was made yonter-
day morning by Judge 8peer. Marshal
White. t Stenographer Talley, Clerk
Morgan and other*, accompanied by
Alderman Dure, chairman of the audi
torium committee, and Architect Kills.
The Inspection wan made with h
view of determining the adaptability
of the apartment* In the building for
the purpose* of court room and quar
ter* for tho various officials of the
United State* court.
The building contain*, beside* the
auditorium proper, eleven room* for of
fice*. all these being above the base
ment. There are two office*, connected
with the lobby, on the flrnt floor, these
to be used by Judge Speer In tho event
the government accepts these quarter*,
and two room* In the rear, at each *IUe
of the ntage, to be used a* Jury room*.
These latter room* are Intended for
committee room* during the holding of
convention*. On the second floor, with
the gallery, are live front rooms de
signed for city official*, but will be
used for tlie marshal and other*, nnd
two committee room* In the rear.
The Inspecting party gave out no In
formation a* to whether the quarter*
were suitable, nnd this, It i* under
stood. will be conveyed In n letter to
be written by Judge Speer to Chair-
CITY HALL OFFICIALS
ARE WORKING HARD
dosed an unusually"'sueccsTBWfrSP.^ fftfcr* *
der the leadership of its pastor. Rev.
W. L. Walker, and propose* to hold a
grand rally of all Its forces at the
church on Sunday night The meet
ing* at the Manchester and Willing
ham chapels have been called in and
these arms of the VineviUe church will
participate in the general rally. The
theme for the evening will be "Some
Better Things for the New Year." The
work of the old year will be discussed
and a number of spirited talks will be
made by members of the church look
ing to better things for the year 1905.
Five minute speeches will be made by
Messrs. C. B. Ellis, county Sunday
school evangelist; John E. Waugh,
president of the Young People's Union;
F. L. Mallary, superintendent of the
Sunday school and by Rev. B. G.
Smith, associate pastor, who has the
mission chapels under his especial
Rev. W. L. Walker, the pastor, will
return from his Christmas vacation
Saturday night and will preside over
the meeting making a special address
upon the theme of the evening, having
many things of special interest to say
to the church and congregation. The
special music for tKe occasion will be
under the direction of Miss Lena Ful-
ghum and the church and Sunday
school choirs will render assistance. A
very large congregation is expected
and all who attend whether members
or visitors will receive a most cordial
in a robe we sell, ?of|
Extra heavy domet flal
There’s winter nightj
iggle up in
fore’s not a
cut full find.
store for you
They Wish to Get Everything in 8hip
Shape Order for tho Opening of tho
* New Yeer'e Wcrk—Much to be At
tended to Today.
to Send for our Price-list
g The Allmayer & Flatau Liquor Company \
$ 506. 508. 510, 513 Fourth St. Alncdn, Ga.
Bibb Manufacturing Co.,
Manufacturers of —
Cotton Yarns, Warps,
Twines, Hosiery, Etc:
IS and 20 Thomas St. •
New York Office.
There Is a rustle nnd hustle, a .hti*
tie and almost a tussle among the of
ficial* and office holders at the city
hall nt present and it Is all occasioned
by the proximity of the n*w year nnd
the desire of these men to have every
thing In ship shape order when 1905
rolls ’round. A visit paid to the bends
of the various department* Friday af
ternoon resulted In the discovery of all
the men at wcrk behind desks piled
high with biisiupHs records.
One of the men who was at wcrk
was approached and saluted with r.
casual "Howdy.” and "What’a doing?"
Another dive nt a batch of lettera and
papers was followed by a qlck reply.
' Excuse me. please, but you see that
Tin really too busy to talk. Every
thin's on the Junto hereabout* today
to get ready for the new year'a open
ing and we haven't got the time to
talk or haven't had a chance to make
Inquiries about mutters relating to
business outside of our own.**
City Clerk T. L. Idassenberg was
later approached and he was discov
ered seated behtnl hie high desk
which was piled with new badges to
be portioned out among the boot
blacks. hack drivers and other* of
A Costly Mistake.
Blunders are *ometlines very ex
pensive. Occasionally life itself is the
price of a mistake, but you’ll never be
wrong If you take Dr. King’s New Life
Pill* for Dyspepsia. Dizziness, Head
ache. Liver or Bowel troubles. They
are gentle yet thorough. 25c. at all
Only 10 Ilnurs
Leave Maccn 3:05 a. m.. arrive Cln
cinnati for supper, or leave Macen
1:35 p. m., arrive Cincinnati next
morning for breakfast.
Beginning Jan. Ittk the famous
"Chicago and Fiend* Special** will
leave Macon at 3:45 p. m. daily, ex
cept Syndey, arrive Atlanta f:00 p. nt,
Chattanooga 10:15 p. m,. Cincinnati
7:55 a. Tclede 4:10 p. Cleveland
S'.OO p. m., Chicago 5:30 p. m.
JAS. FREEMAN, T. P. A.
rnan Dure. From remarks dropped,
however, considerable additions must
be made before the quurters will be
acceptable. The five rooms on the gal
lery or second floor were considered too
small and wlthour sufficient light. The
suggestion was made that these rooms
could be used for document or file
rooms, nnd other temporary offices,
taking tip much of the gallery on the
Flrnt street side, be constructed. On
the lower floor it would also be neces
sary to add a largo room for the grand
In addition to these improvements It
Is necessary that the building nhould
be heated by steum and additional
sanitary fixture* placed in the build
A suggestion was made by one of the
touring party after the inspection, that
may he Important Instead of the oc
cupation of the t auditorium building
by the United States court, the old city
hall be devoted to tho purpose. By
this plan the Judge could occupy, for
Instance, the roomn now occupied by
the treasurer or city marshal, using
the council chamber ns a court room,
and the rooms In the second story for
tho court officials. In this way. so the
suggestion goes, there would he no
connection with the city officials, all
of these having offices in the audito
rium addition. Just how this can be
worked out was not stated.
At any rate. It will he a day or
before It is definitely known whnt will
PARK KEEPER HUSLEY
IS ON THE WAR-PATH
A Large Chicken Hawk Has Been Re
ducing His Poultry Farm and the
Officer ie Now 8eoking Revenge.
Within the^last eight day* Park-
Keeper Hulsey’s poultry farm at Cen
tral City park hau been almost deci
mated. the pet bird* have been taken,
and those that are left are In a stage
of fright nnd refuse to respond to the
call of the keeper except at meal
limes. Previous to eight days ago the
bird* would come at his beck and call
but now a feeling of fear has over
taken them .and all because one
mammoth chicken hawk ha* been hov
ering In the neighborhood wreaking
dire vengeance upon the feathered In
The first depredations of the hawk
occurred over a week ago nnd one or
two of the pet chickens were number
ed with the missing at the next meal
time. On the following day a couple
more failed to feast on corn and drink
with the rest at the watering trough.
The decrease wns noticed and a watch
for the marauder, whatever It might
be. was kept. Two or three days ago
the chicken-terror was first spied. It
was sailing high over the lot. Circling
around nnd around it gradually les
sened the distance »o the *-ound and
then its identity was discovered. It
was a large chtcken hawk.
Officer Hu bey has borrowed a gun
of a bore reaembling a small cannon
and has loaded it to the killing point.
He ha* built a blind from sticks an«J
grass and I* ready for the next ap
pearance of the hawkshlp.
In Atlanta Theatres
Cheap Rite, to AtllnU via Southern
Railway. Account Choico Theatrical
Attraction, During January —Rato,
*3.51 Round Trip.
For "Mother Cocao.- Jan. 2-7, ticket,
on aale Jan. 3 and 1
For -English Grand Opara," Jan.
I*.IS. tickata on sale Jan. 17.
Fcr “Ben Hur.” Jan. tickets on
ulo Ja-. 20. All tickata to bo limited
to eno day aftor data of sale. .
Baginning January 11th the famous
“Chicago and Florida Special" will
loovo Maccn at 3:45 p. m. and arrive
Atlanta 6:00 p, rr..—two hours and fif
teen minute*—'"It doesn't hesitate,” at
JA8. FREEMAN, T. P. A.
Fine Attractions in Atlanta Theatres
Low rates via the Central of Geor
gia; $3.52 round trip from Macon, and
proportionate low rates from Inter
mediate points to Atlanta:
For ’ Mother Goose,” January 2-7,
tickets on sale January 3rd and 6th.
English Grand Opera. January 16-18,
tickets on sale January 17th.
Ben Hur. January 19-21, tickets on
sale January 20th.
All tickets to be limited one day af
ter date of sale.
Trains leave Macon for Atlanta a*
follows: 4:15 a. in.. 8:00 a. in., 1:30
m.. 4:25 p. m.
For information 'phone 305 or 905,
or call at city ticket office. 352 Second
street. JOHN W. BLOUNT,
Traveling Passenger Agent
Wu desircr to^extend to onr
friends and customers, our
grateful appreciation of their
liljeral patronage and to wish
them a Merry Christmas and a
Happy, IProsperous New Year
BOARD OF STEWARDS
WILL BE INSTALLED
Occasion Will Bo Precoded by a Pro
gram Consisting of 8hort Talks and
Songs—Sunday School Officers Will
Be Also Installed,
The board of stewards at the Second
street Methodist church will 1
stalled at 11 o’clock Sunday morning
with the following program:
Song by Dr. W. II.• Hatcher.
Prayer by Mr. J. W. Gunn.
"The Life of a Steward,” by Mr. O.
Prayer by Mr. M. M. Marshall.
"The Life of a Member,” by Mr
"How the Stewards nnd Members
can be Helpful to Each Other," by Rev.
“1. O. Murrah.
Charge to the stewards by Jhe pastor.
Prayer by Mr. J. C. Wyche.
Retrospect and prospect by James
At the evening service the Epworth
League officers will be Installed with
short talks by the following: Mr. Wal
ter William*. Mt*s Minnie Raukln.
Miss Ada Rees, Miss Lixxle Mathews,
Miss Bertie Taylor.
At the Sunday school hour, 10 o'clock,
the officers and teachera will be
stalled with appropriate services. The
public is cordially invited to attend.
y 'IMAGON-. GA.
Beware of Imitations
HIS CLIENT FREED
AS HE LABORED
Two Factors Worked to Secure Liberty
of a Negro—The Lawyer Secures
Writ but Friends Pay tha Fine.
When the attorney who was em
ployed to secure the release of one
Steve Frederick from the chalngang
on a writ of habeas corpus, presents
his papers to Judge Speer this morn
ing he will be surprised to learn that
his work was fruitless.
It seems th.it several days ago Steve
was fined $20 In the recorder’s court
for being drunk and disorderly,
went to the gang In default of pay
ment of the fine.
It further seems thta S»eve has two
sets of friends. One set had evidently
heard of the habeas corpus way
striking off the shackles, and employed!
an attorney to secure a writ for the*!
purpose. While the attorney was I
rummaging over the records of the po-J
lice court and preparing his papenf
the other set of friends were passing
the hat around. They managed to s-?|
cure the twenty dollars which the;
paid into the hand* of the station
grant, and by night Steve was on
ing his freedom.
In the meantime the attorney ft»li j
spare writ of habeas corpus on
slid c/ontrol ^
/Dale Pure Rye
I / f
lot b,o purchased from others. More o -
' brpnd sold than all others combinod’
of/ Willow Dais In Jug.......$2.45, Delivered.
I Quarto of Willow Dale $2.85, Delivered.
tagh. Price Low. Best by Test
N. m. block, i
Distillers, Hacon, Ga. ;
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• a look
ins, 553 Cherry St. Macon, Ga
A Card of Thanks.
We tender to our friends and netg
bora our heart-felt thanks for
many kindnesses and offers of ax«i|
ar.ee during the last illness c
Such kindness brings us in
touch with our fellowman and xfc!
a rift of brightness through a cloud
MR. AND MRS. A. P. CHAMDLF
lorn the Wood!
It makea tittle difference, however, how
you get our Liquor*, from the wood or
from the bottle. a« both are guaranteed
to be absolutely pure and palatable. Our
**'*' ’"wines ANO LIQUORS
elves ample wope for a pleasing aelectlon.
The beat (liatlllor, nnd w-.ne. growers of
this and foreign countries nre well repre
sented hero. Favor us with an order.
Old Joe Marcer Corn, alx-year-old, ona
gallon Jo* 5'.’.75. delivered.
“Four full quarts. I3.*k>. delivered.
Bartlett Pure Rye one gallon Mg. IS.M,
delivered. Fohr full quarts. 13.15. daily
■ "Genuine ML Vernon Rye. * years old.
IS.IS In gallon Mg- delivered. Four full
quarts, genuine Ml Vernon Rye. $1.04,
’are agents for Lewie* '60; Duffy’s
Pur. Melt. Wilson's Whiskies. Bezerao
Cocktail. Behlits and Aurora beers. Writs
ua for price IIil 8pedal prices on whole
sale quantities. s
... 141 THIRD ST.. MACON. CA.
::W(ien Chilled to the Bo;
:: Painkiller i 1 :]
- >ls Mated to gwitol caWa and to 1
placed. As a result oMhe
menu the Bellevue cars turn from
avenue Into Cherry street Instead
taking the roundabout course
First street. 1
To Kentae City In Through 8leeped
via Southern Railway.
Leave hlaeon daily StOS a. m. srriv-
Kanaao City 9:45 next moraine. Coe»
via At r ntD -.nir.gham, Msmph a and
JAS. FREEMAN, T. P. K