GOOD AND BAD TIMES.
[f every one deal! on the casiji basis
like YVe do, bad times would
never be heard of in the
GiotlHno, Dm Goods, Shoes and Hat Trade.
Men and merchandise Women spend as punch
money for one year
as another* We can see d dif¬
ference. I A
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We buy for ready money every! • hue. The cash system is
up-to-date. When wc buy go ods we don’t have to pay
something extra to cover the manufacturers’ had accounts.
Often we get goods below cost,) simply by the magic power
always of ready haYe money.. the They and have learned ask for to know time. us, Frequent¬ that we
ly we are able to sell cheaper and make a profit. We never
sell at a loss. We don’t have to do so. And yet <ur
prices are lower than those who do sell at a loss, ■me
CASH system explains it all. H
YOU WILL Tills BE Isn’t WORTH BraoQlno ItMHe CBiflT Try I
25*° 50 PER
More If You do Your Trading with the
New York Gamin Store 9
T. GOTTLIEB! Proprietor.
N. E. ORY, Manager. 340
The grippe we still have with us.
Dr. G. H. Macon visited Way cross
• this week.
Plant gardens, but don’t neglect
Have you seen any blue-birds
since the freeze?
The bank of Ocilla is a solid, re¬
It is not so very long till sheep,
for shears will pant.
You will find bargains in Ocilla
six days in the week.
The Ocilla High School is making
ij rapid strides forward.
We regret to learn that Mr. Dike
! Branch is on the sick list.
Talk always was cheap, bnt fools
will never learn this fact.
Capt. and Mrs. M. Henderson
visited Fitzgerald Tuesday.
If you have any news, bring it
straight to the Dispatch office. •
Work for the present, but keep
one eye squarely on the future.
It is always best to keep your
tempen Nobody wants it at any
Mr* G. O) Iiournelle, of Eastman,
is visiting Mr. P. O. Campbell, of
THE O' I I t .A SPATd 9
OCILBA, IRWIN COUNTY, GA., FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1899)
hlrs. A. E. Hobbs’ geraniums
bloomed right along through the
Mr. Wm. Harris is putting an
awning in front of his nev “tore on
Let every person in Ocilla remem¬
ber that a good word for their town
costs nothing. (
Miss Emma Paulk and Mr. ,M. J.
Paulk will visit relatives in and near
Ocilla needs electric lights and
waterworks, and she’ll have them
one of these days.
Wells that have been, full for sev-
erallmonths should have the water
drawn from them.
Tile Dispatch is proud of its corps
of correspondents, and thanks them
all for their favors.
The street committee should
try its hand on that eastern road
this side of the branch.
The fruit of the hen is again get-
i ting plentiful, and twenty-five cents
will move two dozen.
■ The people in this section of the
universe are rapidly becoming heart-
hungry for a pot of greens.
Mr. R. D. Gowan is out again,
after a tussle with the grippolMlIe
has reached the second stage.
The spirit of mortal shouldKBwr
■’tweeil be pfqtid, for the time is but ^Bn’t
the cradle and shroud. ■
See professional card of Dr.l^K..
Ford in this issue, and when iuHB
of first-class dental work, caB|
At its meeting Tuesday nigliBHu’
Own .Council passed an ordinBB’e
against riding bicycles on the SB
walks, . ’ f:
Last year Mr. George Tu^Bu- fol
grew a stalk of corn which
about l wo feet from the groulfdj d
each stalk bore a good ear of i|
dnd sported a stylish tassel.
AUNT SOFRONY SAYS
That she has no enemies worth
That she knows she’s n lineal de¬
scendant of Adam and Eve, but
does not feel puffed up on that ac-
That she knows wealth and hap¬
piness never go hand in hand, and
that is one reason why she never
That she knows one sensible girl
(there may be others) in this world -
one who is not only sensible, but
good and smart and pretty, and she
says she would not marry a man she
did not love for the world and all
there is in it, but would marry a
poor man if she loved him and help
him to accumulate wealth. That is
the kind of woman for a sensible
man to go into life copartnership
That she’s on a quandary whether
to buy a new spring Ii.it or rejuven¬
ate her old one. It is true, times
are no harder than usual, and there
is no good reason why she should
stint herself here and there just to
save money, which every one knows
is dross and liable to canker or fly
away; but she can’t decide. Since
Dan went down to Coffee last be
wears another kind of a smile, and
she don’t know what it means.
Until she finds out, the new hat may
g°> if it takes all summer.
That she has never seen any one
plant thistles and gather roses, or
deal ont frowns and gather smiles in
return. As we sow, so shall we
reap. Two little sparrows were about
to die from cold and hunger. A ten¬
der-hearted young lady took them
in and wanned and fed them. One
lived, and when the terrible freeze
was over and the glad sunsbnifj
again bathed, the earth in a sea of
golden light, the fair hand that res¬
cued the little bird gave it its liberty.
“As you do unto the least of my
creatures, so shall it be done unto
The best thing in spring dress
goods is—a handsome young lady.
This may not be original, but it is
Dennis Tucker, son of Mr. Geo.
Tucker, who lias been helpless for
some time with rheumatism, is im¬
We are glad to state that the in¬
fant child of Mr. and Mrs. R. D.
Gowan is improving, after a severe
spell of sickness.
Mr. Bill Clements and Mr. W ebb,
of the western portion of the coun-
ty, were in Ocilla Saturday. Come
Mr. M. J. Paulk is now a plain
citizen like the vest of us, having
sold his law library and, abandoned
the legal profession.
Look out for kitchen windows,
and see that no slop is thrown from
them. Typhoid fever lurks in this
kind of carelessness.
There was a enjoyable social en¬
tertainment at the hospitable home
of Mr. and Mrs. Carson, on Irwin
avenue Wednesday night.
Put away your wasp-like p’inter,
hang your gun upon the wall, for
you know there is not gwinetor be
more shooting till next fall.
Mr. T. Gottlieb, like Wanamaker,
believes in advertising. He owns a
number of stores in as many towns,
and they are all well advertised.
Fresh fish and oysters every Fri¬
day night and Saturday, at the
Ocilla Beef Market. Carson &
Mrs. Wm. Paulk, who was strick¬
en with paralysis some time ago and
rendered speechless, is slowly im¬
proving. She can now speak so as
to be understood, and her many
friends hope for her early and com¬
Waterloo 'Posoum Tracks.
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Clements
ited relatives near Sycamore Sunday,
Numerous questions are
asked as to who 1 am. Why, I am
“Pap;” who else can I be?
Mr. Joe Young sqys if he is of
“medium heighth,” Mr. Editor,
please show him a tall one. [Give it
You are quite welcome to my let¬
ters, but 1 fail to see the “sparks”
in them. [Invisible, therefore can¬
not be, seen. Ed.]
Mr. E. P. Ford, after a year’s
absence from us, returned last
Wednesday. Waterloo looks “as of
old” since his return.
Mrs. T. B. Young, accompanied
by her son and daughter, Master
Howell and Miss Mary, visited Mrs.
D. J. Henderson Sunday.
Mr. Oscar Oliver, who moved
away from here some time ago, de¬
cided that he and Waterloo were
inseparable, and moved back last
week. We welcome him back once
Mrs. Sophia Young left here last
Wednesnay to go to her little grand¬
daughter, Una Henderson, who is
very ill. We hope “Aunt Suffy”
will return soon, as things are lonely
Mr. S. M. Clyatt was so unfor¬
tunate as to lose one of his fine
horses last Saturday. It was the
second one he has lost within the
past four months. Pap.
. Mar, 13.
Pine Level Pickings.
Mr. Frank Ewing suffered with
grippe last week, but is some better.
Rev. Thomas Williams preached
at Pine Level last Saturday and Sun¬
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. McMillan
spent Saturday night at Mr. D.
Prof. Callahan, who conies well
recommended, opened a school at
Pine level Monday.
Mr. Charlie Wilcox, who has been
attending the medical college in At¬
lanta, is at homo on vacation.
Mr. and Mr. 0. J. Luke, of near
Ruby, spent last Friday, Saturday
and Sunday with relatives and
friends in this section.
Miss Rebecca Mclnnis has re¬
turned from a long visit to relatives
and friends in Wilcox county. She
reports having enjoyed the visit
Several of the Pine Level boys at¬
tended the show at Fitzgerald last
Saturday night and report a live
time. Judging from the “sign¬
boards” along the road Sunday
morning, somebody must have been
very much alive!
Go again, Jim. What was it?
Was it- ? Little Bill.
Mr. J. G. Warren, of Inaha, was
in this city Sunday. ■
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Young visited
relatives near Sutton last Saturday
Guess the name of the young man
who has been writing notes to a cer¬
tain old maid in Gliula.
W’bat young man visits his sister
every other day since a cei’tain
young widow has been there?
Mr. and Mrs. 0. J. Luke visited
Mes lames S. J. Luke and F. G. E.
, Paulk, near Ocilla, last week.
Mr. L. W. Whiddon, of Chula,
has accepted a position with Mr. E.
P. Bowen in Tifton. Success to
Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Paulk visited
Elder James Gibbs and family last
Sunday and report Mr. Gibbs much
See if you can name the young
lady who received two gold rings
and some nice cards from her best
Mar. 13. _
WflTT & HOLMES HARDWARE GO
- FITZGERALD, GA.
UE AIMJIJAItTERS FOR
Wagons and Buggies.
We Make a Specialty of
Sash, Boors and Blinds.
A Full Bine of
Paints, Oils, Colorings,
Hard Oils, Varnishes,
Wood Fillers and White Lead.
f-E We can supply you with the best Belting and Imbricating Oils maim-
— facturetl. Bend to us for your mill and steam littings. We can furnish
■ WITT & HOLMES HARDWARE SO.
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M l iW
Harley Hardware Co.
3 . A. 3 . nEXDLHSO.V. 3 . L. PAULK.
D. H. PAULK. B. V. PAULK.
H ENDERSON, ITO K & 6 0/ j
Dealers in General, Merchandise,
Such as Dry Goods, Dress Goods,
lleady-made Clothing, Shoos,
Hals and Caps, Family Groceries,
Crockery, etc., Wagons, Buggies, Harness
And Saddles. FURNITURE of All Kinds.
• • « • Oofflii® and <Ca@luL<et^ • & • •
Stoves, Cooking Utensils, etc., Farming Imple¬
ments of all kinds, Tn fact, we have a full
stock of General Merchandise, which we are
selling at prices to suit the times. 7-9-tf.
$5 $ o
BEST BRANDS OF
ACID PHOSPHATE, Iv AIN IT AND MURIATE OF
POTASH CONSTANTLY ON HAND
AND AT LOWEST
ON TIME OR FOR
CASH. OFFICE, WITH C. H. MAR¬
TIN, ON FOURTH STREET, OCILLA, GA. 1-20
a complete line of
Shelf and Heavy Hard¬
ware, Plows, Plow Gear, Harness,
etc. We call particular attention
to Chattanooga Chilled Plows and
Planet, Jr., Cultivators.
Close prices, fair
I Still Supplies,