THE POSTAGE STAMP,
Some Worth Fifteen Hundred Dollars.
Has k ever occurred to you that
postage stamps, the new Columbian
stamps for instance, are really.min
iature steel engravings? The aver
age person who sticks one of these
works of art on an envelope does
not think of this; but if van will
look closely at the two-cent stamp
a you will see that it has all the del
icacy and detail of a steel portrait.
If you prefer the blue variety you
can purchase a genuine steel engrav
ing (without frame) for a cent
And if you chance to have money
to the old paid marks. The first
adhesives were of five and ten cent
denominations. In 1863 the famil
iar two-cent stamp, containing the
head of Andrew Jackson, was sent
out. From that time to 1885 the
uniform style adopted contained the
[From the Augusta Chronicle.]
There never was a time of greater
promise for the South, and if our
profiles of presidents of the United P*°P^ e w ’ se they will strike
.States. It is worthy of note that' W ll e *-" e lron 18 ^ot. There is no
previous to the present issue of $1,
$2, $3, $4 and $5 Columbian stamps
the United States Government, had to manufacture its raw material into
not issued any stamps for general
use of a higher denomination than
- Slavery of Debt.
, , On every hand the ravages of the
iiwyour purse you can secure the credit system can be seen as palpa-
entire historical series at a moderate
cost, - -m''..
The Columbian stamps as stamps
are a great improvement over their
predecessors,. h They, are gems of
art, and the fact that they were is
sued only during 1893 will make
them valuable as curiosities. His
torically the kind critic will over
look such little inaccuracies' as the
representation of Columbus as a
beardless youth when sighting land
a tufas wearing a full beard when
landing thy next day. Evidently
the skill of the engraver did-not ex
tend to the torisoriat art; or else
beards grew fast in- those days.
But, fortunately, trifles like this will
not prevent the government from
making a profit of a quarter of a
bly as the ravages of civil war.
spares none. For years this mon
strous system has held captive
the farmers and wage earners of
It has afflicted the farmers more
heavily than any other class •' of
buyers, and next to the farmers it
has damaged the merchants. The
system of buying on long time and
selling on long time, as long as
eternity often, has yearly sent hun
dreds of merchants to the abyss of
The farmer who has fallen into
the habit of buying through the
year what he needs—and often
wbat he doesn’t and having every
thing charged until fall, does not
realize that hq is helping to pay the
debts of the fellow who has run
Strike While tbe Iron la Hot,
argument needed to convince any
thinking man that the South needs
the articles in daily use, instead of
laying profits to Northern manu-
.cturers who buy the raw material
The Woman'and the Baby.
A woman got into a street car
yesterday afternoon. She was car
rying a sweet faced baby, which was
not more than six months old.
The car was detained on the cor
ner where the woman got on, and
she shifted around nervously in her
seat for a moment and then began
to toss the baby about. Here is a
true description of what she did
wi.th the child while the car was
going three blocks:
Held it upright on one knee for
again in the shape of finished
products. But while we know that
the raw material lies all around us
—in the hills, and forests and fields,
it takes money to build factories,
and expert men to operate them.
And these are the very things which
we have not. What then is to be
done ? ' ■ '''&SS
us and ship them back to us 30 seconds, then shifted it to the
The Centennial of 1876 also was
commemorated by the post office de
partment, but in a different manner.
A souvenir envelope was issued,
with a shield shaped stamp in the
corner, ft represented a mail car
rier of the olden time, riding on
horseback at full speed. Below was
a modern railway train. The stamp
was of the denomination of three
cents. At the top were the figures
“1-776,” and at the bottom “1876.”
As a'work of art it was inferior to
the new Columbian issue. It was
the only special issue of United
States stamps up to that time, ex
cept a fifteeu-cent stamp represent
ing the landing of Columbus which
Arasr issued in 1869.
• Do not suppose that stamp making
is an easy' nor even a rapid process.
Everj part of the work is performed
.by band. The designs are first en
graved on steel and two hundred
stamps are engraved on a single
S te. The work of inking these
tes is done by two men, and
they then go to a man and girl who
print them on a large hand press.
Three sets of these workers are kept
constantly employed in this manner.
As fast as the stamps are printed
they are dried and then gummed
with a starch paste made from po
tatoes. The paste is dried by plac
ing the sheets of stamps in a steam
fanning machine," and then the
stamps are put into hydraulic pres
ses and subjected to a pressure of
two thousand tons. A girl with a
large pair of shears next cuts the
sheets in two, each sheet when cut
containing one hundred stamps.
The paper between the stamps is
then perforated, and after again be
ing subjected to hydraulic pressure
they are filed away ready to be
sent out wheu ordered. If a single
stamp is injured in any wa3’ the en
tire sheet is burned. The sheets are
counted eleven times during the
process of manufacture to prevent
pilfering by employes.
The history of postage stamps in
this country is so inseparably con
nected with the history of the postal
system that it is necessary to review
the latter in order to understand
how stamps came to be used. It is
almost incredible that less than fifty
years ago the United States really
had no postal system as we under
stand it. Previous to 1847 the
mails were carried largely by pri
vate firms, and rates of postage
varied according to the distance
traversed. To send a letter across
the continent cost nearly as much
as a telegram message at the present
day. And. though costly, the ser
vice was by no means satisfactory.
Much of the "mail matter was of
necessity entrusted to carriers on
foot or horseback, and their progress
was of course very slow.
Prior to the introduction of the
adhesive stamp, letters were sent
either pai l or collect at the option
of the sender. Under this sy stem
stamps were in little demand. It
was tbe custom to mark prepaid let
ters with‘paid mark,” and each
office Was allowed to adopt a design
«.-f Its own. The usual device was
the word ‘•paid.” with the amount
and the addition of one or more
stars, tim whole surrounded by a
circle. During the first years of
the late civil war this old system
was revived by the Confederate
States, which were without stamps.
Ia some instances the ordinary date-
mark was altered, and thus the name
rf the towii appeared with the word
■yiaid,” apd tbe amount, five or ten
Aits, as the case might be. This
system was in vogue in the Confed
erate States until about January 1st,
1862, at which time they issued
their own stamps.
Tbe inconveniences of this “local”
system, as it is called, were so many
that, before the new issue on adhe
sive staqips came out, a plan was
devised to furnish marked envelops..
The chief objection to the “paid”
stamp was that all mail had to be
brought to the postoffice to be mark
ed. This was obviated by tbe
envelope system—the government
marked the envelopes in advance
and selling them to consumers.
Returning to our narrative, we
find that in 1846 many of tbe post-
offices had issued stamps of their
own. These were called “provi-t
sional isssues,” aim the most valua
ble of these local stamps are those
of. Millbury, Masi.. now worth
$1500, of w hich only six examples
are known to exist, and of Brattle-
boro, Vt., now valued at $600.
in 1847 the adhesive stamp ap
peared in this country, following
close on its adoption in England,
and iu 1856 a law was passed mak
ing the prepayment of postage com
pulsory. Thjs measure put an end
million dollars or more from stamp aeDts °* the who Has run
collectors r away and gonejto Texas to grow up
Credit inakis debt. Debt makes
slaves of free men. Debt ruins the
world. It is time for things to
come to something like a qash basis.
This can easily be done when peo
ple are willing to d6 without that
Which they have not money to pay
“I had been fishing for trout one
day in a North Carolina mountain
stream,” said a sportsman to • a
Globe-Democrat man, -‘and was en
tirely unsuccessful. Upon trying to
reach camp I became lost- and took
refuge for the night in a small cave
near Grandfather mountain. The
cave was dry and comfortable, and
making a pillow of my coat I soon
fell asleep. The next morning I
was awakened by something pulling
at the coat, and opening my eyes
saw that it was a cub bear. A few
feet distant was a large bear sitting
on its haunches, and another cub
playiug around her. I had no
weapon of any kind and was com
pletely at the mercy of the animal,
but she w r as not in the humor to
dispose of me just then. She sat
watching the cub as it pulled at my
coat, and I was careful to make no
motions that might be considered as
hostile. For two or three hours we
looked at each other, and then the
mother bear ambled off with her two
cubs and I beat a hasty retreat.”
Two new federal prisons are to he
erected by the government—one in
the North and the other in the
South. The Atlanta Constitution is
confident that the latter will be
located in that city. For the sake
of common humanity, if for no other
reason, a Southern prison should
have been provided long ago. Pris
on life and discipline are severe
enough under any circumstances,
but to subject a man born and
raised iu the South to the rigors of
a Northern climate frequently re
sults in legalized murder. Atlanta
is the proper place for the Southern
A queer wager is being, carried
out at the City Methodist church,
of Freeport, Ill. A prominent mem
ber of the congregation jokingly
offered to furnish aH the wood for
the church that two of the young
lady members would saw. They
have set to work with a will, and
promise to provide a fuel supply for
several years. The other members
of the congregation are taking con
siderable interest in the matter and
wondering whether the man’s gen
erosity or the women’s pluck and
muscle will give out first.
The Glenn act, which requires
the several railroads in this State to
pay taxes to the counties through
which they run, after successfully
passing the ordeal of the State courts
has been declared by the highest
Federal tribunal to be constitutional
and valid. It will bring a big sum
of money into the State treasury, if
the back taxes since its passage are
still unpaid. It is a very important
event to Georgia, and settles a great
question for all time.
A majority of the committee on
banking have reported against the
repeal of the ten per cent, tax on
state banks. So did a majority re
port against the income tax, but
when it got before the House the
amendment went iu by a large ma
jority. The committee ought not
to rule the House. Let the bill be
reported back at once and then the
tug of war will come. The bill can
be passed over the head of the com
In the death of George W. Childs
not only Philadelphia, but mankind,
sustains a great loss. He lived in
Philadelphia, but belonged to the
world. His broad charity knew no
limits, and he did good wherever he
saw the opportunity. He was a
philanthrophist in the highest sense
of the word. The world is better
because he lived, and will mourn
that he is dead.
Congress allows members of the
House each a private secretary, fixes
the salaries of the secretaries at
$1,200 and provides the money for
their pay. It has been whispered
about Washington that some of the
congressmen have teen putting a
part of the allowance for secretaries’
salaries in their pockets, and there
is talk of an investigation to be
asked for by a member from Ohio,
The tariff bill should be disposed
of at once. Merchants do not know
how to purchase their stocks until
they see what goods comes in free
and the tax on all that pays a duty.
Why we must get them.
And right there comes the rub;
and right at this point—more men
and more money—the Chronicle
has been addressing itself for sortie
time past. There never was a time
when we needed them more, and
there never .was a. time more favor
able to their procurement by united
and intelligent effort. In seasons
of financial depression, men become
dissatisfied with their surroundings
and are sighing for something bet
ter. Times are dull with us, it is
true, but they have been worse in
of her sections, and the farmer of the
East and the farmer of the West are
sore at heart- That the South has
advantages jn climate and soiL to
offer these farmers cannot be gain
said, and proper presentation of the
facts to them by a colonization so
ciety thftt was supplied with land
eligibly located in the South, would
win many of them to this Section.
These are the sort of men we want
to people our vacant lands and
build up our waste places. There
is room for thousands more in Geor
gia- .... .. . - ... .
We also need capital to put up
new industries, and the opportuni
ty to obtain it is equally favorable,
During the year there were thou
sands of idle spindles in the North
and West. In the South they were
running on full time, paying full
wages, and earning dividends. Is
not this calculated to attract the
man with money to invest? He
wants to put his money in industries
that promise returns and in a local
ity least subject to interruptions
frtjHtelimate, labor troubles, or fi-
naffifil disturbances. The South
offers all of these advantages.
The men and the money are both
crowded in the States of the East to
the point of congestion. They both
are eager for wider latitude and bet
ter opportunities. The South fur
nishes just the conditions they are
looking for, and the South needs
just the things which are too crow
ded in the East. Was ever a time
more favorable for the South to go
there iu an organized capacity and
place before these dissatisfied men,
and this restless capital, the won
derful field of operations that awaits
them in the Southern States.
Will n#t some active spirit take
hold of this matter and put it into
practical shape? The time is ripe.
Let us strike while the iron is hot.
Pulled it up against her and hug
ged it twice.
< Tpssed it on her left shoulder and
then shifted it to her right shoulder.
Held it up to the window and
then stood it up on her lap.
Made .a cradle out of her arms
aud jumped it up and down about
six times. :
. Placed it on her left knee, then
put it on her right knee.
Laid it on its stomach in her lap.
Hugged it to her bosom and pat
ted it seven times. .
Held it up at the car window
again, then pulled it over her left
shoulder, and woumfup by dump
ing it on her lap,.
Tossed it in the air a dozen tunes
and hugged it four df'five time*
Laid, it on its backup her lap and
then turned it so thajUt lay o# its
stomach, 42flC\ ' '•
Patted it for a mtqnte and hum
med “Hush-a-by, Baby,” although
the child wasn’t making a sound.
Put, it on her knee and joggled
her knee up and down, shook it jn
front of her, holding it out at arm’s
length, and theq hugged it ecstati
cally three times.
And all this while the car was
going three blocks.
He Did Not Smile.
They were rival candidates for a
vacant seat in parliament, and they
smiled patronizingly when they met
together in a railway car.
“My good sir,” said the first rival
kindly, “whatever on earth has
prompted you to oppose me in the
forthcoming-election? You haven’t
a chance to win. It’s a donkey to
a strawberry against you!”
“Indeed!” said the second rival
dubiously, “That certainly does
not sound very encouraging, but
perhaps you wouldn’t mind apolo
gizing for the liberty you’ve taking
in calling me a strawberry!”
^ And you could have heard a fly
sneeze in the awkward silence that
followed the last remark.—Tid-Bits.
Overeating vs. Overwork.
An abuse that tends to the injury
of brain workers is excessive eating.
A writer in the Medical Mirror re-
calls to mind sevtral active brain
vvorkers who suddenly broke down,
and fancied that it was due to brain
fatigue, wheu, as a matter of fact, it
was due to overstuffing of their
stomachs. The furnace connected
with mental machinery became
clogged up with ashes and carbon
in various shapes and forms, and as
a result disease came, and before the
cases Yvere fully appreciated, a de
moralized condition of the nervous
system was manifested, and they
laid the flattering unction to their
souls that they liad indulged in
mental ot'erwork. ,
Hard work, mental or physical,
rarely ever kills. If a mild amount
of physical exercise be taken, and a
judicious amount of food be fur
nished, the bowels kept in proper
manner, the surface protected Yvith
proper clothing, and the individual
cultivates a philosophical nature
aifd aboslutely resoh T es to permit
nothing to annoy or, fret him, the
chances are that he can do an almost
unlimited amount. of YVtirk for an
indefinite length of time, bearing in
mind always that Yvhen weariness
conies he must rest and not take
stimulants and work upon false cap
ital. The tired, worn-out slave may
not be scourged to additional labor.
Under such stimulus the slave may
do the task* but he soon becomes
crippled and unfit for work.
The secret of successful wo:k lies
in the direction of selecting good,
nutritious, digestible food, taken in
proper, qualities, the adopting of
regular methods of work, the rule
of resting when pronounced fatigue
presents itself, determining'abso
lutely hot to permit friction, worry
or fretting to enter into his life, and
the cultivation of the three graqes,
charity, patience and philosophy.—
The following is clipped from the
Edgefield (S..C,) Advertiser: “A
Georgia paper, declares that in fu
ture it will not support any man in
the country for a public office unless
he is a subscriber, as he caiinot be
posted on public affairs, and is thus
unfit for office. There appears to be
some logic iq the declaration.”,
Artemus Ward was travelling on
a slow-going Southern road soon
after the war. When the conducter
Yvas punching his ticket, Artemus
inquired; “Does this railroad com
pany allow passengers to giveifad-
vice, if they do so in a respectable
manner?” The conductor replied
in gruff tones that he guessed so.
“Well,” Artemus YY'ent on, “it oc
curred to me it would be welj^to de
tach the cow-catcher from in front
of the engine and hitch it to tlgjfrear
of the train. For you l&e* w4 are
not liable to overtake a cow; but
what’s to prevent a cow strolling
into this car and biting a passen
ger?” - . / ■■■ .
A clergyman Yvas descanting to
the boys in a day school on the ne
cessity of groYving up good and use
ful citizens. In order to give em
phasis to his remarks by appealing
to their patriotic feelings, he pointed
to a large flag hung up on the wall,
and exclaimed: “Boys what is that
fot?” A little urchin, who under
stood'the condition of the room tet
ter than the speaker’s rhetoric,
shouted out: “To hide the dirt, sir!”
Manager—The critics say that in
the play, “A Wronged Wife,J’ you
do not exhibit enough emotionwhen
your husband leaves you, never to
return. Popular Actress—Oh., I
don’t, don’t I? Well’ I’ve had tYvo
or three husbands leave me, never
to return, and I guess I knotv as
much about bow to act under those
circumstances as anybody.
Mr. Sinnickle had just been read
ing of the marriage of a young wo
man with money to a man with a
foreign ancestry. “Modern matri
mony,” he remarked, “makes me
think of the modem novel.”
“In what respect?" '
“It’s a combination of striking
title, gilded binding, and a trtighty
poor piece of work after all.” .
“There are times,” said the man
with the oratorical manner, “when
we are overwhelmed with lintnilia-
tion at the powerlessness of the hu
man mind.” ,
•,‘That’s very true,” was the^ply
“I’m often made to feel so.”
“Yes, I have a 4-year ; old daugh
ter who asks questions.”
, Mother—Are you sure that girl
will make you a good wife?
Son—Sure? Absolutely certain.
She fa the most kindly, generous,
considerate, tender-hearted girl I
ever met in my life.
I aui delighted to hear that, Hoyv
did you find it out?
By asking her for kisses.
Father—The idea of marrying
that young fellow! He could not
scrape enough money together to
buy a a square meal.
•" Daughter—But what difference
need that make? We haven’t either
of us had a bit or appetite for
When grandma puls her glasses on
And looks at me—jusi so—
If I have done a uanghty.thing
Sue's sure, somehow, to know.
How is it she can always tell
So very, very, very wet)?
She says to me: ‘ Yes, little one,
*Tis written in ypitt eyel"
And if I look the otter wav,
And turn and s ■. m to try
To hunt for something on the floor,
She’s sure to kii^ it.all the more.
If I should put the glasses on,
An J look iu grauduia’s.eyes.
Do you suppose that I should be
So very, very wise? .
Now, what if I should find It true
That grandma had been naughty, too?
But all! what am I thinking of?
To dream that grandma could
Be anything in all tier life
But sweet.aud kind and good!'
I'd better try. tmadf to be
So good tliat wlieu she looks at me
With eyes so loving all the day
I’ll never waul to tnrn away.
A Mother's Duty.
The woman was up before the
court for whipping her husband, and
as it was not the first time, the judge
was disposed to be severe.
“Prisoner, ” he said sternly, “you
have been here before on the same
charge, but knowing the kind of a
man your husband is I have been
lenient. Now, what have you to
say? Why do you persist in your
“Well, your honor, ” she said, de
cisively, “I’ve to doit. I have four
girls groYvin’ up and like as not
they’ll marry good fer nothin’ hus
band’s like I did, and, your honor,
I’m setting them a good example,
that’s all,”' and the judge let the
case go by.
“Have you had your new house
insured, Mrs. Dwight?”
“Your husband is afraid of fire,
“Mercy, yes; he Will leave the
house any time before lie will make
Kittie—I heard you married your
husband to reform him,
Kittie—Why, I didn’t knotv he
had any baa habits.
Sarah—He had one; he was a
He—What would you do if I were
to kiss you?
She—Are you very curious to
She—Well, you might try—and
Lady—For shame, that the young
man should smoke in the car! Won’t
you speak to him, sir?
Solemn Gent—It would be use
And why, pray?
I’m his father.
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Richmond & Danville Railroad.
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r.ve T »ccri* 5 J50 p. m and 1035 a ni.
F : 11 nian Car Service: Now 35 and 66, Rich
mond & Danville Fart Vail. Pullman Sleeper
between Atlanta and New York
Nov. .17 and .*18—Washington and S'ntl western
Vertihuicd Limited, between New York and
New Orleans Through Pullman Sleeper* be
tween New York and New Gr’.ean*, New Y\k
and Augusta, and Washiugtou and Memphis,
via^Atlanta an Birmingham
Nos. II and 12. Pnllraa.i Sleeping Car between
Richmond, Dtnvilc and Greens*v.ro, ;.nd !>e*
twe n Gr ensboro and Portsmouth via At!..otic
& Dan vi de Railroad.
For detail'd information its to beat and
through time tables, rate-, and Tut man Sleep
ing Or rescrv.Yiiuus confer with ocal a Rents,
W A TURK,
Gen Pass. Ag’t. Wa*hingtoa, U. C.
8. II. HARDWICK
Asst. Gen. Pass Ap t, Atlanta. C*.
Fresh i Reliable
The Best Shoes
W. L, DOUGLAS
OB, S4 and S3.50 Dress Shoe.
S3.60 Police Shoe, 3 Soles.;
$2.59, $2 for Workingmen,
82 and $1.75 for Boys.
LADIES AND MISSES,
83, 82.50 $2, $1.75
CAUTION—If any dealer
V. L. Dou,iu
hMthein wit ti
nt tho name stamped
on. ths bottom, put him
Oj any and every make. Bi
cycle repairing done on
J. H. HUNT,
W. L. DOUCLAS Shoes are stylish, easy fitting, and give bette-
satisfaction at the prices advertised than any other make. Try one pair and be cor
vinced. The stamping of W. L. Douglas’ name and price on the bottom, whir.:
guarantees their value, saves thousands of dollars annually to those who wear the:-:
Dealers who push the sale of W. L. Douglas Shoes gain customers, which helps tc
increase the sales on their full line of goods. They ran adord to sell at a Iras prof.'
and we believe you can save money by b.yfaf all your footwear of tbe dealer advt.
Used below. Catalogue tree upon application. W. L. DOUGLAS, Krockten, aiaas.
FOR SALE BY \V. W. STOVALI. & CO.
Paints, Oils, Etc.
At Wholesale and Retail by
CAW I OBTAIN A FATENT» I
prompt answer and an honest opinion, wrl
Sll N N dt CO., who have had nearly flfty j
experience in the patent bust near
turns strictly coniftahtUd. A Ha
formation concerning Patents 1
tain them sent free. Also a oatalo
leal am* ' ““
Jacksonville to Cincinnati j Correspondence Solicited.
oat cost to the inventor.
Does a General Banking Busi
ness and pays Interest on
COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
E. E. KIMBROUGH,
Cash Assets Represented
Strong Companies, Prompt Payments.
Liberal and Prompt Paying Companies,
a H. WHELCHEL, Alt
1 * Co. TVWl-.O
riHurt nitedjf** hr ffvho
Dip circulation of mq xSentiae work to tho
copies -is oanu. Every number iwtiln baau.
ttful plutoa, to ootora, and cMwubiot new
hotura, with plan*, euabltoc bulliWto toihow Urn
lAtefltdeaifrm and worn eootneta. AMm
MUSNl oo„ New YOHK, 3til Broadway.
THE FINEST TRAIN IN AMERICA
IS CONCEDED TO BE
THE SOUTHWESTERN LIMITED
BIG FOUR ROUTE
TO - t
NEW YORK AND BOSTON.
This magnificent Wagner Train has
been built especially for service between
Cincinnati, New York and Boston, run
ning through solid to these cities without
has become famous. Complete in all of
its appointments it is to day tbe "king of
tha rt>4d.” - ..jkj
It leaves Cincinnati at 8 p. ni. daily
from Central Union Station, makingcon-
iKCtioiis with a l through trains Irom the
South and lands passengers in New York
City at Grand Central Station, avoiding
ferry transfer. When yon go East take
D. ft MARTIN, General Passenger and
E. O. MCCORMICK, Passenger Traffic
C. H. W1NBURN,
Crown and Bridge Work A Specialty. U lib
eral Amount ot Patronage Soliatd. .
OFFICE; Room 3, Gordon Block Up-SUtra,
& Crescent Route,
THE ONLY DIRECT LINE
Chattanooga to Cincinnati.
Solid Vestibuled Trains
Gainesville Iron Works.
Opened under entire new management, office
and shor>» near the Air Line de.*ot.
STAMP MILLS BUILT TO ORDER.
Shifting, Pulleys, Hangers, Pipes Fit-
| tings, Valves, Cocks Steam Gauges,
Water Glasses, Iron and
Repairing a Specialty.
With Through Sleeping Cars to
CINCINNATI and LOUISVILLE
JAMKS r.KFFEL & CO’S
Engines & Boilers.
To tlie West Solid Vcsti- P
BIRMINGHAM to NEW ORLEANS
Through Sleeping Cars to Shreveport.
Close connection for California, Texas
and Mexico, via New Orleans or via
Western & Atlantic R. R„
Nashville, Chattanooga and St.
Three Daily Trains to CHAT
TANOOGA, NASHVILLE. CIN
CINNATI, CHICAGO, MEM
PHIS, ST. LOUIS. The McKenzie
Route to •* :
Arkansas and Texas.
Emigrant Rate*. n or Maps, Folders
and any desired information write to
J. W. HICKS. T. P. A..
36 Wall streat, Atlanta, Gecrgia.
Or C- R. HARMAN, G. P. A.,
JOS. M. BROWN, Traffic Man’gT,
A. M. COCHRAN.
• AND <
d MINING BROKER,
Manufacturer of the w«U known
ALSO DEALER IN
Walter A. Wood’s
Celebrated Mowing and
All Kinds of Road Vehicles
Repaired on Short
FLOWbRV BRANCH, GA.
Pensions and Patents.
Attorney and Counselor and Notary Pub
lic, State Bank block, Gainesville, Ga.
Makes a specialty of collections, procur
ing psLeuts, pensions, bounties and al)
claims gaainst the United States. Has •
natent lawyer associate
GatneavtUe. • « Ga.