The Houston home journal. (Perry, Houston County, Ga.) 1890-1900, September 25, 1890, Image 1
WILLINGHAM’S WAREHOUSE 25ew Tori Commereiil AdTerfisar. The capacity of the phonograph . as an official reporter was illustra ted by its work at the recent con vention of phonograph companies in Chicago, the whole of the pro ceedings of which were recorded by it in a report containing 40,000 The increase of southern exports of cotton during the last year or two shows that we are already on the road to direct trade with Eu rope. Southern cotton houses are am plifying their European connec tions and by so doing are prepar ing the way. for a system of ex change which will facilitate direct Good Facilities, Cinse Attention to Business, Liberal and Square Dealing:. Money Loaned to those who Deed with Every good citizen will always be eager to assist in any enterprise which has for its object the im provement and advancement of their town or county. This fact should be borne in mind.—Greens boro Herald-Jonrnal. MACON; Administrator’s Sale. GEORGIA—-Houston County: j. S. Vinson, administrator, has ap- nliedtor leave to sell the lands belong S fte estate of J. W. Bason, of said county, deceased: This is therefore to cite aB concerned to appear at th - j term, 1830, of the Court of °‘ said county, and show cause, if • - tore, why said application should not be ^tossaiv ofSeial shfnatnre this Aug. 2sS: x H. HOUSES, Ordinary. gISEGIA-Houstos Gorarx: T T Paean, guardian of Mary y. Stewaxit. has applSi for letters of ois- mission from, bis trust. tv, and show cause, 7 skid application should ^ e tMs Ang as, 1S30. r Ordinary. Geoegia—Houston 1 County: Under the order of the Court of Or dinary of said county, I will sell before the court house in said county,^ on the first Tuesday in October next, within the legal hours of sale, all the lands of the late Thomas Hardison, except the wid ow’s dower, being portions of lots Nos. 84 and 109 in the Gth district of said county, containing Ho acres more or less. Sold for distribution. Terms cash. E. S. WELLONS, Adm'r.Thcs. Hardison, dec’d. Sept. 4 1890. The best thing for the Georgia termers to do in the matter of the proposed “direct trade” movement is to let the other fellows run it The less money they invest in cul tivating the ocean, the more will they have for dry-land purposes.— Sparta lshmaelite. The Atlanta Journal is offering 825 in gold for the best thirty word recipie for making home happy. The Times can captnre the prize at the first effort: Bear and forbear with the members of the home circle. Be bright and cheer ful; never dwell on what is un pleasant, and keep the larder well supplied. Take and pay for the home papers.—Americas Times. The St. Louis Globe-Democrat thinks the Senate improved the tariff bill, because it “cut down; many duties w bich the house in creased and put several commodi ties on the free list” "With ■ the progress the campaign of educa tion is making in the West, it will soon be impossible to tell republi can from democratic tariff articles. —Macon Telegraph. It is already proven to the satis faction of all manufacturers of cot ton goods that better profits can be obtained from this industry in the south where the cotton is grown than in more northern sections which are distant from the cotton fields. And wherever the better profits are to be realized from any investments, other things being equal, there the investments will bemade.—Monroe Advertiser. HOUSTON SHERIFFS SALE, I will sell on the first Tuesday in Oc tober next before the the Court House door in the town of Perry between the Ifigjd. horns of sale the following prop- ertv, to-wit: Lots of land Nos. 56, 73, north half of lot No. 72, sixty-eight acres in the north west comer of lot No. 25; also, 136 acres of lot No- 55, and 101J* acres of lot Ne. 57; all in the 11th district of Houston countv, and levied on as the property of James L Jones, to satisfy a fi. fa- issued from Houston Superior Court, in favor of S. Waxelbanm & Bro. vs. James L Jones. jl L. OOOPEB, Sheriff. Perry, Ga., Sept. 2,1890. -Houston County: lie administrator of Hie S®" I. a Kellogg, of ^ASTof has applied for letters of om liis trust: jrefore *|S|Sberterin! jhow cause, if anyTheyhave, pplication should not be _ sicnature this A Seattle girl thonghtleasly told a friend that the names of the do nors would not be displayed with the presents at her wedding. Of coarse the news got abroad, and when the day came not even the presents were displayed. They consisted of thirty-six plated su gar-spoons and nineteen salt sprin klers. money loans Winona, Miss., Jan. 10,1890. Mr. Wallaee O’Leary: Dear Sir—I feel that I am in ■gratitude bound .to tel! you how the Microbe Killer has benefited me. For several years past I have been a great sufferer from indiges tion and chronic diarrhoea and gen eral nervous prostration. After having taken two jugs of Wm. Ra- dam’s Microbe Killer, I find my self restored to health in my nerves and digestion, and «m eat vegeta bles without suffering any trouble. I most earnestly recommend it to all sufferers in that line as the best remedy I have ever found, and will testify the same to any one who wishes to hear more from me, as I ■ have lived here in this town for ten years, and have a very extensive acquaintance. Hoping all may be benefited by this truly wonderful remedy, I remain, yours truly, Wsl H. CqgWtt.t,- For sale by Holtzclaw & Gilbert At one time I had awful Sores r and Pimples on my face, and after using two bottte of S. S. S. I was cured, and now have a nice, smooth complexion. James M. Boyle, ASanta, Ga. [COUGH obGOLB Threat Afsciica EMULSION a the. “u,” according to the English ROFF SIMS & BRO., 406 Third Street, Macon, Ga, C. B. vurmKrfTTT a -n/t Editorial Opinion. COTTON FACTOR MAC05, GEORGIA. Me at 8 per cent Per Annum. Send Tom Cotton.. C. B. WILLING HLM. BALKCOM, RAY & DINKIER, 450 MULBERRY STBEET, MACON, GEORGIA. W HOLS ALE DEALERS IK -IBCEfilfS SI GOUHTRY PRODUCE, Corn, Oats, Hay, Bran, Meat; Sugar; Coffee, Bagging sand. Ties, AND a GENERAL ASSORTMENT OF CANNED GOODS. igE Write to ns, or call at the store^md we-will guarantee satisfaction in every particular. It is now estimated that Ameri can tourists spent in Europe this summer 8100,000,000. This is one of the things the country could very profitably put a high tariff on.—Columbus Enquirer-Sun. TV e are sorry to see so many Al liance papers taking such an active part in politics. Politics will nev er build up the waste places of our country, or put money in the pock ets of the people.—Alliance Rec ord. hanoeactcsees oe and dealees is SASH. DOORS, SUNOS, MOULDINGS, MANTELS. PAINTS, OIL, LIME. GA- August 28, ^- hotjseb , Ordinary. MONEY to loay. Pkkby, Gbobgia- "Will practice in all the Comte o Court. y^D. Nottingham. Macon, If the democrats do not win the House it will be their own fault; they have the popular side of ev ery important national question now before the public, and only over confidence can defeat them. —Valdosta Times. Kow is the time to i [ The Hone Joteenai- JOE " THIS OFFICE - trade in all lines of goods which this country buys or sells in Eu rope. As it is now, although the south furnishes the. crop upon which, more than any other export item, our foreign trade is based,the whole of the export crop has to be moved with New York exchange. In the course of lime the increase of di rect exports of cotton will remove this tithe which New York levies upon the south. Larger exports have already brought the southern cotton houses into closer business relations with the European capi talists and the entering wedge of direct trade has been driven home. Nothing shows this so plainly as the Scares. In 1888-89 New Or leans sent to foreign ports L 489,- 487 bales, and" in 1S89-90 she sent 1,840,597. Galveston increased her exports from 2S2,223 bales to 446,- 73k Savannah ran hers' up from 323,879 to 531,419, andBrunswick’s exportation increased from 84,970 to 117,945. Willmington and Nor folk showed a slight increase while Mobile and Charleston together showed a decrease of 20,000 bales. Thus in one year the exports from eight leading southern ports have increased 736,000 bales. The total exportation of cotton from the ports of Texas, Louisans, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Vir ginia for the past year was 3.S41, 407 bales, worth 8150,000,000. This gives a magnificent founda tion for foreign trade, and the won der is that with so mnch to trade on we have not gone to headquar ters before. The Financial Chronicle accounts for the increase of southern ex ports by the statement that the in terstate commerce law has been much more rigorously enforced within the last eighteen months and the short haul alone prevents rail routes from making rates low enongh to com pete wit h. short rail and Jong water routes. Be this as it may, anything which tends to nromote direct exports from the southern states does that mnch toward laying the foundation for direct trade between these states and Europe. Added to this, western products are beginning toloox to southern ports for competitive outlets, so that they" may not be at the mercy of northern east-bound railways. Kansas City capital is interested in a short route through Memphis, over the Macon and Birmingham road to Georgia ports? and theie are rumors of a great trunk line from Chicago. The tide of com merce is setting toward the south as 5 never has before. Now is an auspicious : time for a concerted ef fort for direct trade. The condi tions of commerce are ripe for it words. Single speeches delivered in the usual tone and at the cus tomary rate of speed were readily taken. The words of the speaker were repeated into the mouthpiece of the phonograph by an operator talking into the machine in a low tone of voice, which is further muf fled by the surroundings of the ap paratus. As a matter of conve nience the reporter has two ma chines at hand, as the cylinders of each can be more readily handled if they are constructed to contain 1,000 words only, and by having two instruments he does not even have to stop to change the cylin- j ders. He is, in fact, an oral sten ographer. The report is trans cribed by a typewriter, who site at the typewriting machine with the tubes which connect with another phonograph to which the cylinder has been transferred at his ears. The copyist can regulate the speed of utterance, repeat a passage, or go back to correct an involved sen tence as if he followed the copy with his eye. The extent to which the use of the phonograph is growing is a surprise to most people. Five hundred instruments are in use in the transaction of current business in New York city alone, and one firm engaged in taking messages to a large extent, employs more than a score of the machines in the place of twice that number of stenographers. It was stated at the convention above referred to that nearly every committee of congress employed the phono graph, and that the official report ers of the House of Representa tives had taken up its use. There are more than forty companies in different parts of the country en gaged in inducing the use of it The bulk of human and artifi cial hair, and in fact of hair goods, is imported, about ninety per cent in fact Of the the two, human hair is the most called for. “Hair- raising” is a sort of industry in Europe. The peasant girls, whp are much in the air, get their heads cropped once a year, and thus fur nish a portion of the supply. They are satisfied with a stipend so small that an American woman wonld scorn to touch six times its value. Of the material imported, France" supplies half the trade, and England and Germany divide the rest The raw material finds its way here in great quantities and is made up on this side of the water. The business is young yet in this country. People speak of black hair, but there is no such thing. The dark est hair, at best, is but dark brown, as will be seen by a separate test of each shred. The darkest hair is common to the Chinese race. This is used to a large extent in this country in cheap work. The best blonde hair comes from Swe den. Medium shades are best se cured in Russia. The best grades of all qualify come from France. The durability of hair is little understood. If properly preserved, hair will last forever. An instance recently came to light through the press of a peculiarity of hair. A lady had been buried about a year. It was finally determined to move the body. When the remains were unearthed, the flesh had all decay ed; but the hair had so grown that the coffin was full It has been found, however, that such hair is not durable; it is brittle, and with out vitality. Considered from the standpoint of her head, woman is, to say the least, peculiar. Symrna the Beautiful. London Daily 2?<rws. Here are some striking facts about Smyrna. According to Con sul-General Holm wood’s report the population numbers 210,850. But budding physician in nearly every [ this total only 52,000 are Mo- household-who could be a minis- j Immmedans. The Mohammedans tering angel to mother and sisters 8X6 largely outnumbered by the if she were conscious of the latent Greeks, who count 62,000, exclu- The only genuine and reliable cannibals in existence now are the natives of the Solomon Islands, a small group in the South Pacific. To be sure cannibalism is pursued in a desultory way elsewhere, but tts devotees woald prefer kid, kan garoo, monkey, cockato and snakes, and eat the human kind only when hungry from the lack of their usual game. But the Solomon Islanders will eat a tough sailor, a hardened trader; or even one of their own tribe in a mere spirit of wanton gormandizing, when th a y are ter from starvation and other meat is plenty. They have just had a barbecue consisting, with the usual side dishes, of Lars Neilson, a Norwegian trader, and his three native assistants. They have eaten six white men within the past few months and are real ly transacting about all the genu ine cannibal business at present being done. • « Atlanta Constitution: Clarkson, who has just resigned from the postoffiee department, has given the democrats pointers in removals. He had been in office eighteen months, and for every day of that period he removed sixteen demo cratic postmasters. The Hudson Bay Company is selling off its lands in the north west, and dividing the proceeds among "the stockholder®. Mild winters and changes in the fash-, ions have depreciated the value of the furs in its domain, and dealers have large quantities on hand. The company’s lands, however, are increasing in value, being in de mand for settlement power within her and had any de sire for the part. All that is nec essary is sympathy, patience and personal magnetism—of which there is a good deal more than the possessors usually suppose. The patient should be stretched out at length on a comfortable so fa or bed, and her head placed in an easy position. The minister ing angel should take her stand be hind the patient and place her hands on the latter’s forehead, with her finger tips touching in the center. The hands must then be drawn back to the sufferer’s tem ples with an even, regular, sooth ing motion, which should be con- tinned ten or twelve minutes with out intermission. If the palms grow too warm they may be dip ped in water, but should be thor oughly dried before the massage treatment is resumed. It is wonderful what a sooth ing, comforting effect th>s has. Some people possess the magnet ism, or whatever it may be called, in a much greater degree than oth ers, and the writer knows of half a dozen women who can cure a se rious case of nervous headache in fifteen or twenty minutes. The patient usually goes peacefully to sleep, and wakens to find the pain gone, and life again worth living. The plan is at least worth giving a triaL The centennial of the discovery of coal in Pennsylvania will be cel ebrated in September next year. It was a hunter named Philip Gin- ter, who made the discovery, on Mauneh Greek Mountain, in Car bon county, and therefore the proposed monument will be dedi cated to his memory. mm sPSSi tzsgsgmmsmms of the m A Boston hotel advertises that all servants in that hotel are liber ally paid by the proprietor, and that all gueste are equally entitled to prompt and courteous service, and that when this is not cheertul- ly and properly given, the proprie tor will be thankful to be notified of the fact The “tipping” sys tem is not only an exasperating imposition, upon the guest, who pays liberally for all he receives, comments the Detroit Free Press, but it is a degrading impu tation, and reduces the men en- sive of 45,000 “Greek subjects.” The railways are wholy under the British management; and have been constructed by British capi- tal- The gas lighting of Smyrna the work of a British company, but—and here comes the irony of the situation—“the municipality of Smyrna is at present wholly composed of Ottoman subjects.” To sum up the position, Smyrna is, as far as population goes, a Greek city; as far as public works, with their capital outlay, are con cerned, an English city; but as re gards government, a Turkish city. The Turk is the incubus. As a commercial port Smyrna the Beau- tifal has several great advantages over Constantinople, but so long as the Turk blocks the way the vast development of which Smyrna is capable will be retarded, ft is the same all over the Mediterra nean andBlacksea coasts. Wherev er there is progress the Greek is at the bottom of it. A Precocious Infant. Of course there is no limit to tin. stories told of bright and mischeiv- ons children, and brightness and mischief always, somehow, seem to go together. I have two anec dotes of a little 4-year-old, who was taken to the country in the spring to help leaven existence somewhat for her grandmother, and at the same time gather a few roses for her own dimpled cheeks, says the New York Star: The sec^ ond day after the little tot’s arriv al from the city the grandmother missed her great bunch of keys. Where could they be? Nobody knew- Strangely enough, nobody at first asked the youngster about them, and she played with her dolls during all the excitement of - „ - - a np oc casionally in an interested way, hut saying nothing. Finally some one where were the keys. “O, yes: I know,” said the child; “why did’t you ask me before?” “Well, where are they?” “O, I just throwed them in the rain barrel this morning.” After the rain barrel was emp- ied and the keys recovered, ‘Daisy” was asked what on earth made her throw the keys in the barrel u I don’t know,” she replied, “un less it was just ’pure cussedness.” And now her pions parents won der where she picked np tfe par ticular apropos expression. A few days later a package of ass-headed tacks was Tni^ This time “Daisy” was called in at once and asked if she had seen G» yes,” si e said; “I took them "out and fed them to the chickens.” Smith’s Tonic Srytrp. This famous remedy was discov ered by the eminent Dr. John Boll, of Louisville, Ky. It is in tended as a scientific substitute for quinine, and is rapidly superseding " ■ use of this drug. For any aiU nt that may indicate a need of quinine, Smith’s Tonic Syrup maw be prescribed in preference and iLe the etc. It has all the good qualities of quinine and iy evil tenden cies. As a tonic, anti-periodic and it is unexcelled by any drug known to medical science.