off ce Under Whithead House | VOL. 2.
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One column, two times 5.00
One column, f-ur times __B.oo
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Half column, two times 3.00
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Quarter column, one time 1.25
-Quarter column, two times 2.00
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L teal Motions tea cents & line.
will greatly oblige us
by settling their indebtedness to this
office, at as early a date as possible.
The small sums due us for subscrip
tion’s now represent in the aggregate a
artre amount of money, and we de
sire to collect it all between now and
15th of January.
Gen L: Due, U S. Commissioner
of Agriculture, has our thanks for an
interesting pamphlet on the culture
•of the Tea and Coffee plants in Amer
If yon want first class garden seed
or anything in that line, write to
James Vick, Rochester, N Y. We
have never yet been disappointed in
anything that we ordered from Vick.
The Covington Enterprise speaks
f the last week’s Courier as the first
that had appeared in a month.
have not missed an is-aie except dur
iim ch -istmas week, when we followed
t he example of the other week dan.
The news editor of the Savaunali
News locates a terrible accident in
Rockdale county. The accident oc
curred in Alabama, and an account of
it was copied by the Examiner and
credited to the Ala Star
A number of G u vington people will
leive on an excursion to Florida, next
Cary Cox, Jr., is on a visit to Cov
ington. Mr, Cox is n wan officer on
a vessel, and he is well pleased with
life on an ocean wave.
Now is the time to send all your
gills awd boys to school. Our town is
certainly well-supplied with education
Several parties came off this week.
The Christmas Tree chicken pre
sented to Rev. Mr. Reynolds has been
fowl-ly dealt with. Mr. Reynolds says
he never knew a chicken to be raised
with such wonderful rapidity.
T II Bryans & Cos is the name of a
new firm in this place, the firm of
Bryans A Speer having dissolved.
Capt, S,.ecr, we learn, is going to
This is fine courting weather.
Some of our merchants are largely
interested in cotton, at present, and
there is much coryectu.e as to what
effect the winding op of the Eastern
war will have upon the fleeq^itaple,
-IroMsiead ~ r .."house ir
doing a good business
Our local department will hereafter
appear on the first page of our paper,
the editorial and news on the fourth
page, and the miscellaneous matter on
The Post Office is to have an addi
tional number of boxes. Everybody
who receives a good sized mail ought
to have a box.
Will Rosser was thrown by a mule
yesterday on Centre Street, but es
caped any serious injury.
Col Jim Anderson has bought on e
of Walcott & Hollingsworth’s patent
bee hives, and prououucea favora
Read the communication on the
fourth page concerning the new jail.
Now let's hear f om the other side.
Mr. t?, M. Shaver left on Tuesday
night, for Augusta on a visit to his
father, R-v I)r, Shaver, who, we re
gret to say, is suffering from a pro
tracted illness, We hope soon to
be able to chronicle the Doctor’s
full and complete recovery
judge Seamans i having soie
Macadamizing done in front of the
What is the matter with the Oa- R.
R. ? Their employees in the work
shops in Augusta have been put on
half time until further notice.
Sheriff Taylor and Bailiff Mitchell
have abundance to do in the civil line
at present. Both of these officers are
hard to surpass when there is work to
We take pleasure in calling atten
tion to the new advertisement of Dr
W H Lee on this page. Dr Lee is an
experienced druggist, keeps a fine
stock, and those who deal with him
will always got satisfaction.
The cotton receipts <tt. im >i ■* * -
the present season are much a g
than for any pievluus year Ag e*
, , ■•*'* h/r>r\ ** ,vv
and Gwinnett that never came before.
Great quantities of the staple winch
formerly went to Atlanta was th s
son attracted to the Queen C ity of
Rockdale. Of course Bn*. Hawkins
will make a note of this.
TIIE FEMALE COLLEGE.
The exercises of this institution will
be resumed next Monday 21st. The
President will be assisted by Mrs Cain
of North Carolina, and Mrs. Mont
gomery, a lady well known in this
community. Mrs. Bailey will have
charge of the musical department.
Terms same as last session.
Clemmons and Petty offer for sale
this season the well known and pop
ular Wattson & Clark Guano, for
which they have the agency. Head
their advertisemeut and give them a
Mr. Lucien Smith, whose arrival
we noticed last week, has become a
member of the firm of Ayres k Cos.
Mr. Smith is known all ov*r Geor>
gia, as a first class business man,
and those who deal with him will
not he long is discovering him to be
a clover aud courteous gentleman
The mule trade has bem go >d
Mr. J H Kuhns, photographic nr
list, has gone to Covington. He is
•i first class artist anl deserves a
good patronage wherever he goes.
There is some talk of organizing
* Greenback Club in Conyers. That’s
Sandford is selling lemons at yoar
The following are the officers of the
Union Agricultural club for 1878 ;
A Whitaker, President,
J J cowan' Vice-President,
R B Vaughn, Sec’y,
D Vaughn, Treasurer,
CONKERS, GEORGIA, SATURDAY, JAR. 19, 1373
The voice of the guano agent now
makes music in the air, but his mer
chandise doesn’t smell like it.
. Ninety per cent of the babies in
V alton arc boys—a siga of war.
Gov. Hubbard, cf Texas, has writ
ten a three column letter to the Pres-,
ident on Mexican border affairs. He
demands that his State be protected
from Mexican violence.
Senator Dan Voorhees made a grand
speech in the Senate, on the 15th inst.,
on fiuancial affairs. It is needless to
say that this big brained, big hearted
Satriot is the determined foe of the
esumptionists and Bondholders.
Illustrated Prico Catalogue
Seventy-five pages—3oo illustra
tions, with descriptions of thousands
of the best flowers and vegetable* in
thd world, and the way to grow them
—all for a two-cent postage stamp.
Printed in English and German.
Vick’s Flower and Vegetable Gar
den, 50 cents in paper covers ; in ele
gant cloth colors, SI.OO
- Illustrated Monthly Maga*>
z ne, 32 pages, fine illu trations, and
colored plate in every number. Price.
$1.25 a year ; five copies for $5.
Rochester, N Y.
SAV Ajn ,*•-
Tit’s largest, best and cheapest of
Southern Weeklies will begin in it
issue of Jan. 26th the publication o
another prize story, entitled ‘‘Henry
S nclair, or the Doctor’s Revenge
Send $2 to J- 11. Estill, Savannah.
Griffin complains of too niaiy
stores- ' '
Oliver White is going on a bee hi e
The style of J. k W. E. Treadwell
has been changed to J. k IV, i-.
Treadwell k Cos. By a notice in 1 .so
othe column it will ho seen that th'*
new firm require all their debtors lo
settle up 1 y Fob. Ist-
Swann. Elliott if Cos. have opened
a heavy stock of goods in Judge Boss
or’s old stand. Judge Rosser has
moved into the store formerly occupied
by Dr. J. W. Crum.
Cn the 17th inst.. at the residence of
the bride’s parents in BeKalb county,
by Rev. H. F. Buchanan, Mr, W. H.
Wood to Miss F. E. Phillips.
Toe time business has already open
jcrßeo Ilill is to' addre-* the Tennessee
pr< Association n June. There is
o public man in the country who
knows less about journalism than Ben
Butte county farmers have the Tex
Bullock has been acquitted on an
other indictment for cheating and
swinding in Fulton Superior court.
Gen. Gartrell and Judge McOay were
defendant’s counsel. We hope that
the State will make n, more such mis
takes in future. For years we have
raised a great hue and cry over Bul
lock, and now when the test comes he
is declared an innocent man. Gov.
Smith’s folly in beginning this prose
cution is beyond description.
8i Hawkins invests his income from
subscriptions in pigs.
Cei-tuin papers and politicians are
still engaged in condemning the Elec
toral Com mission and its lesults. It
is no use crying over spilt milk. The
mischiol is done. The faith of the
country is pledged to abide the result,
1 he, I resident did not make the Elec
toral Commission ; ha merely reaped
the advantages of its decision, and
doubtless any politician in the country
would have done the same thing,
' ... _
A fine double number, full of tiny
Christmas Stories and lovely Christ
mas Pictures, all in big print, on
thick paper, just the magazine to
teach babies tr read. It is only Fifty
cents a year. I). Lothrop & Co-,
publishers, Boston, Mass.
An old physician re tin and from active
practice, h iving had placed in his
hands by an Hast Indi m mis-d inayy
the f •rmiila of a simple vegetable
remedy for too speedy aid perniH
neut eti-e of O" sumption. Bnuiohit
■i I ’, (.'atsirli, Asthuia, and ill Throat
adLu ig ;.ff *ti us and a’so a pos
itive ad rad eal erc fir General
Debility a <1 alj nervous complain s,
after aii g thoroughly Used its
wo Tide i ,ul ouri'ivc powers in thous
ands of eases, feel- it his duty to
jiake it known to his fellow sufferers
The rce ipt will be sent free of
dnect.ons h r pfr pari tig aud success
fully using. Ai lress with stinnp.
Homing ihis pap r. Dr, J. G Stone
41 North Ninth Street, Pbiladel
i hit, Pa, Oct 30 —ly
IfE.vDd -fi? FvMtLl <t
Will and . well to buy their tin ware
hardware, crockiry, drugs, groceries
at ( lemuious k Potty a. Go
aud examine their stock.
i.B6A. Tiie 01 Reliable I ISP’S.
DR. W. H. Dll,
constantly en hand, at his Drag Store on Centre St. • foil line of
Drops, Oils, Medicines. Paints, Patent Medicines, Potty,
Glass. Toil t Articles, Varnishes, Fancy Soap, Garden Seed. - *
Cgars. Glaziers Materials, x.d everything kept in .
FIRST CLASS DRUG STORE.
Dr Lee h many year* experience In compounding prescriptions, a<*
he will nee that nil prose rip tiocs tad erders nre ewefully filled. The put.
rtmt& of oidund new customers in Rockdale aud adj dicing ooantiea is rc*
•peetfoliy solicUd. IMyr,
N). 34. | SosciirrtoN: 81 iv \ D . nV K
SEASON OF 1878.
WATTSON & CLARK
Gf IX Atf 0.
We beg to off ir this popular Gti
a”o to the publ'c, as being one of
the best Fertilizers on our Southern
CLEMMONS 4 PEiTY, Vgt,
West Bros. Gent Acts.
31-4 mos. Savannah Ga-