THE AMERICU3 TIMES-RECORDER.
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H. O. Jones Medicine Co.,
Gentlemen: We have used
and are using your Balsam of
Benzoin for cuts, sprains,
bruises, wire cuts, galled should
ers and sores of various kinds
among our stock and we feel no
hesitancy in recommending it to
large horse and mule owners
JOHN ROBINSON S SHOWS,
By Claud Orton, Boss Hostler
Large stock owners and deal
ers should not be without this
Equally good for man and
household purposes. Call for it
by name, JONES BALSAM OF
For sale by druggists and
BOLL WEEVIL IS
TO COTTON CROP
COME HERE FOR RIDE;
TREK DECIDED ID WED
The boll weevil has invaded Sumter
county and, in the words of W. J.
Boyett, the county demonstration
agent, “have taken possession of the
top crop all over the county."
“In some places," reports Mr. Boy
ett, “the weevils are puncturing some
of the half-grown bolls, but where the
cotton is still growing the bolls are
An estimate of 25,000 hales Is made
on the Sumter cotton crop this year,
but whether this amount wijl be re
duced by the ravages of the weevil is
hard to tell just now. At any rate, the
farmers are alarmed over the increase
of the pest, and even more ap
prehensive as to what will be the con
dition next year.
Mr. Boyett's monthly statement
shows that during August he was very
active in the work of his department.
His report reads as follows:
‘‘During this month I have made
94 visits to farmers and 19 to corn
club members. Have written 45 per
sonal letters and sent out 800 circu
“Have made arsenical solutions and
charged two dipping vats. Havce inoc
ulated 120 hogs and placed another
syringe in the hands of a farmer.
“Have held 39 consultations in office
and over phone with farmers in regard
to various activities.
“Have held one farmers’ institute
with an attendance of approximately
200 at which conservation was the
“The speakers at this meeting were:
C. B. Burley, boll wfeevil specialisti
R. M. Gridley, live stock specialist; J
E. Downing, state pig club a?ent; W.
O. Collins, from the State College of
Agriculture, and Miss Rowena Long,
homo economics agent for Sumter
Boll weevils have taken possession
of the top crop all over the county and
in some places are puncturing some
I o'. the half grown bolls but where the
Latest Market Prices
Americus, Chicago and New York Quotations on Grain,
Provisions, Produce and Cotton.
Beginning with thin Issue, The Times-Recorder nil) present enrh dnr
the hew York cotton market report and the Chicago market quotations on
corn, oats, lard and ribs. The locaal market (or cotton and cotton seed
and also, occasionally, the Americus murctk prices (or grain, provisions and
country produce, will he given. The latter quotations are corrected by the
leading local houses and dealers.
New York Colton.
Mr. J. N. Kelley, of Terrell county,
asked Miss Thelma Hiller and several
mutual friends, to go for a ride with
him yesterday afternoon. They came
to Americus, and on arrival Mr. Kelley
and Miss Hiller announced to their
friends on the back seat that they had
decided to get married. Judge W. T.
McMath performed the ceremony at the
home rff W. J. W. Skinner, four miles
from the etty.
The young couple have many friends cc ‘ ton la sUU * rowln * the bo " 8 are
in this section who will be Interested In
he announcement of their marriage. I
“I have traveled this month
New Fall Styles
Let us show you the
new creations in Men’s
Hats for fall, every new
style that will be good
TILLMAN * BROWN
Fitters oi Feet
Open Close Close
20.90 21.14 21.01
20.88 20.98 20.85
20.70 20.92 20.79
21.03 21.21 21.10
56 1-2 to 50 1-1
55 1-8 to 55 1-4
56 1-2 to 56 3-8
55 1-8 to 55 1-2
112 1-8 to 1-4
Americus dealers were paying the
following prices today for country
Corn meal $ 1.75
Country com (in the ear) 1.50
New crop country hay (ton) .... 20.00
White corn 1.75
Sweet potatoes, per bu 1.25
Strained honey, per gal... .75c to $1.00
Honey in comb, per lb 20
Country lard, per lb 25
Country meat (sides) 23
Eggs, per dozen 40
Hens, per pound, 18
Fryers, per lb 17 l-2c
Roasting ears, per dozen 15
Green peanuts, per bu 1.25
Good sorghum syrup, gal., ..60c to 80c
Fruits and Melons.
Retail prices at Americus stores:
California peaches, per dozen ....35c
Bananas, per dozen ’. 20c
Apples per dozen 20c to 30c
Scuppernong grapes, per quart....5c
Lemons, per dozen 30c
Hides and Tallow.
A. Cohen & Sons’ establishment is
For green hides 15c to 16c
For tallow 6c to 10c
For bees wax 20c to 25c
Prices of Vegetables.
Grocers were selling vegetables to
day at prices as follows:
Dry Onions, per lb 10c
Green snap peas, per peck 20c
Egg plants 5c and 10c
Butter beans, per quart 5c
Cabbage, per lb 5c
Tomatoes, per dozen 25c to 30c
Rutabagas, per lb., 5c
Beets, per bunch, '. 5c
Okra, per quart 5c
Peppers, per dozen 20c
Green corn 20c
At The Markets.
The Americus meat markets were
paying for choice steers, on the feet,
6. to 7c.
Cows and heifers 4c to 6c
Pork, dressed 14c
Country butter 30c to 35c
Native mutton, lb 10c
Native kid, per lb., 10c
Cream and Butter.
Cream (dollvered) 40c
Cream (on routes) 40c-35c
Butter (to dealers) 44 l-4c
Selling prices prevailing today on
heavy groceries were:
Meal, per bushel $ 2.00
White salt meat, per lb 30
Smoked meat (rough ribs) 30
Hams, per lb 30
Shoulders, per lb 25
Compound lard 18 l-2c
Flour, fancy patent $14.00
Flour, standard 12.75
Cotton seed meal, per sack 2.20
Sweet potatoes, per peck 30
Irish potatoes, per peck, 65
/CORRECT fit is so important a part of clothes
that we make a study of the art. We try
to fit not only your body; but to show you fit
ting colors; proper styles, fitting materials, for
you and your needs. We put a great deal of
care into this; because we accept responsibility
for it; if you are not wholly satisfied we want
you to come back with the goods.
Hart Schaffner & Marx suits
here to fit every man
They’re Designed for extra large
men, stout men, tall men, extra
large; the lines have to be differ
ent to give the best etlects.
But the style’s in them, the dis
tinctive individuality, the line
tailoring and fabrics. Men of these
types want these things as much
Copyright Hart Bch4gn«rAM m
The home of Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes
Hay and Grain.
The local stores were today selling
hay and grain at the following prices:
Dry shipped feed oats $ .85
Timothy hay, per ton 30.00
Hulle (dellnted, per 100) 80
Velvet bean meal, per cwt 2.10
Sweet feed, per sack...
Seed rye, per peck 75
Local Spot Market.
Spot cotton was selling here this
morning for 20 3-4 cents, the lowest
price paid in many months. There was
very little selling.
Sixty dollars per ton was the local
quotation for cotton seed today.
St. Louis 6, Chicago I.
Boston 4, New York 2.
Boston 3, New York 7.
Philadelphia 2, Washington 1.■
Standing u( the Lenders.
Chicago 88 47
Boston 77 750
Birmingham 7, New Orleans 1.
Birmingham 1, New Orleans 1.
Nashville 1, Memphis 4.
Atlanta 5, Mobile I.
Standing ol the Lenders.
New Orleans 85
Chicago 12, St. Louts 5.
Brooklyn 0, Philadelphia 0. (14 In-
alms, called account darkness.)
Pittsburg 5, Cincinnati 4.
New York i, Boston 3.
Standing ol the Leaders,
New Y’ork 78 45 .5
Philadelphia 09 51 .575
The registration books of the Amer
icus ubttc schools will be open every
morning during next week, beginning
Monday, the 10th Inst. White pupils
will register at Furlow school and col
ored at McKay Hill school.
J. E. MATHIS, Supt.
Petition lor Charter.
GEORGIA, Sumter County.
To the Superior Court of Said Coun
ty: The petition of Franc Mangum ot
the county of Sumter, said state, and
Arthur Lucas, of the county of Fulton,
said state, and Mrs. Ruth C. Mangum,
o! the county of Sumter, said state, re
Thnt they desire for themselves,
their associates and successors, to be
Incorporated and made a body politic,
under the name and style ot “The
Times-Recorder Company,” for the pe
riod of twenty (20) years; with the
privilege of renewal at the expiration
o fthat period.
That the principal office of said com
pany shall be in the city ot Americus,
said state and county.
That the object of said corporation
Is pecuniary gain to itself and its
That the business to be carried on
by said corporation Is that of publish
ing "The Americus Times-Recorder,"
in.dally, weekly and Sunday editions.
That the capital stock of said cor
poration shall be Twenty Thousand
($20,000.00) Dollars with the prtvileSe
of Increasing same to the sum of Thir
ty Thousand ($30,000.00) Dollars by a
majority vote of the stockholders; said
stock to be divided into shares of One
Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars each. Of
the amount of capital to be employed
by them Sixteen Thousand ($16,000.00) |
Dollars has been actually paid In.
That said "The Times-Recorder Com-;
peny” shall succeed to all the rights, j
benefits, privileges and actvttles of
“The Americus Times Publishing Com-j
peny,” a corporation heretofore lncor-j
porated for the purposes herein named,
but whose charter has expired by oper
ation of taw, and which has been con
ducting the affairs and business of
said corporation, of Its said char-,
ter as a de facto contrition;
and that your petltionsds have pur
chased ot R. C. Ellis of said state and.
county, sole stockholder in said “Ths
Amertcus/Tlmcs Publishing Company,
and sole owner of said Americus
Times-Recorder newspaper, alt of his
rights and interests in and to the same.
That petitioners desire the right to
sue and bo sued, to plead and be im
pleaded, to have and use a common
seal, to make all necessary by-laws and
regulations, and to do all other things
that may be necessary for the suc
cessful carrying on of said business,
Including the right to buy, hold and
sell real estate and personal property
suitable to the purposes of the corpor
ation. and to execute notes and bonds
as evidence of Indebtedness Incurred
or which may be incurred In the con
duct of the affairs of said corporation,
and to secure the sam eby mortgage,
security deed, or other form of liens
under existing laws.
That petitioners desire such other
rights, powers, privileges and Immun
ities as are Incident to like Incorpor
ations or permissible under the laws
Wherefore, petitioners pray to be In.
corporated under the name and style
atoresald, with the powers, privileges
and immunities herein set fotrh, and
as are now or may hereafter bo allow
ed a corporation of simliui
under the laws ot the stati
gia. STEPHEN F
Attorney for Pfti
GEORGIA, Sumter County.
I, H. E. Allen, Clerk otthi!
court of said county, do hea$
that the foregoing is a tmi
rect copy of the application
ter of “The Times-Recorder 0
as the same appears oa file
Witness my official slgnatw
seal of said court, this the i
September, 1917 H
Clerk Superior (
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