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The Harmony Grove echo. (Harmony Grove, Ga. [Commerce, Ga.]) 1893-1897, July 06, 1894, Image 1

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The Harmony Grove Echo. SUBSCRIPTION. ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR IpiSjBILL ATKINSON. OBQBs the first offense —the IgijJ campaign poetry. The name llpie perpetrator isn’t given, hut ' juie people suspect Toni Glover . If the guilty party us it appeared in ‘list week’s issue of the Marietta $ f ournal: Jluzza for Bill Atkinson, Old Georgia’s gifted son, kiln has won the nomination, if And now he’s ’marching on. “Thoms: Huzza for Hill Atkinson, And shout it down the lines; The Little Game Cock of Georgia Will whip the Shanghai Hines. -Wurza for Bill Atkinson, Put in yajirbiggest licks; Come down for the little giant, Just like thousand of bricks. Huzza for Bill Atkinson, And keep it in your minds, The next time you hoar from him He will be right onto Hines. Chorus: Huzza for Bill Atkinson, So deep will he snow him under, That ho no’or will hear Gabriel’s horn Unless ho toots like thunder. Chorus: Huzza for Bill Atkinson, Right side up with care, We are just going to hoist him Into the gubernatorial chair. Chorus: Huzza for Bill Atkinson, Ami shout it down the lines, The Ijittlo Game Cock of Georgia Will whip the Shanghai Hines. LEE’S CHRISTMAS DINNER As the fortune of w r nr had fa vored his larder, through some skillful foraging of , irim, a negro, who was hie faithful cook, j bodv-servant and waiter--three in ono —General Loe invited several* officers to dine with him on Christ mas day, 1804. The lucky veeipi eats of the timely invitation were I pi number, all officers of dis ioiijjamong them Generals, Street, Gordon and Kershaw.; v were all on time when the; ipr was called. It was served on fi rough pine table, withou. a cover, in Gen- Leo’s weather-beat en tout- It consisted of boiled cabbage, and eight or ton boiled sweet potatoes, and a disli of rice cooked dry. The piece do resist ance which indeed the guest found it hard to resist, was a small bit of fat bacon, about three inches square, that lay on top _>f a big cahbagft. Now, bacon was as rare in the Confedetate camp at that time as are roses on northern hill tops in December. You can imag ine, therefore, the self-restraint, exercised hv each guest- ns he de clined in turn a slice of the delect able meat offered by Ins host, who * >t ‘ rL ’’ n(T knife and fork ready to cut ami help. 11 was observed that when the general, after helping to the cab bage, said to the guest whose plate Ephraim held out, “Allow me to help you to a slice of th* bacon? * the devoted old servitor’s hand trembled greatly. In fact, he seemed to be in a state of decided fright, The high military rank of the gueat would n<t account for bis trepidation, for ho daily served pear 8 master who outranked them all. There was no splendor left in the tracery of the faded gold lace on their battle stained uniforms to dazzle his eyes and cause thorn to roll about and glance from bacon to guest, and from guest t<* bacon, an each an-1 gwered the hftlt' question with the words, “No, thank you, general.” Tho discomfiture of tho waiting man was all the more striking from its contrast with the serene self-poised dignity of his master. Tho dinner over, the general and hie guests retired front the tent, but as they passed out Gen. Lee turned and said in a low voice; ‘Ephraim, wq hove another cab bage, have wo not?” The answer was, “Yes, sar, Mass Jtob. We’ve got anudder cabbage. nth ** * “Then Ephraim,” sa id the gen eral, “save the piece of bacon to I cook with that cabbage." The prompt and decisive reply was, “No, sail, Mass Boh, 1 can’t do <lat! I jist borrowed dat piece of bacon for seasoning from a friend oher dar in Richmon’, and I done gib up my parole of honor dat I’ll give him back that same bacon what 1 borrow." The general consented at once to the return of the bacon. — Montgomery Heyister. PENMANSHIP OF TELEGRAPHERS A Curious Instance of the Reve’atioos of Handwriting. “An expert telegrapher can al; ways be told by his writing,” said an operator the other day. “No matter how different the writing of expert, operators may be, there is a similarity that can al ways be dis : tinguished by a fellow manipulator |of the keys. It seems that there are ; certain muscles of the hand capable |of quicker motion than the others. ! A telegrapher who is compelled-to take down thirty to fifty words a minute develops these muscles and makes them do most of the work. So the writing of expert operators has a peculiar resemblance, .which is particularly noticeable to persons who follow the business. A tel egrapher is compelled to adopt a different style of writing from that usually taught in schools. In the latter beauty is what is most de sired; ill the ease of the telegrapher, be must have speed, and great spe r d, too, or he will be thrown aside. The other day a fellow operator and myself saw a postal card. I had only glanced at it when I remarked that it was the . writing of A man who had once been a telegraph operator. My companion agreed, and further suggested that, lie had received his education in a railroad office, inasmuch as he dated his postal in the right baud corner, whereas a commercial' operator always writes the date in the left-hand corner, as the blanks are made in that form. Yes, and he lias been a bookkeeper: for, although the figures in the table given wore written hastily, they were written on perfect lines, added my friend. This all came from our noticing the class distinction in the writing of a telegrapher. As there was no name signed to the postal, it merely giving a list of shipments, we were anxious to find out whether our judgment was correct. We asked the man who received it who had written it. He gave the name of a now prominent business man who began life as a messenger in a railroad office, then became a tele grapher, next was given a position of trust where bookkeeping was one of his duties, finally launching out for himself in a line entirely foreign to railroading or bookkeeping. The characteristics that had crept into bis writing during his early training were still visible. We had guessed the history of the man from his writ ing.”—Pittsburgh Dispatch. ONalogT A Young Couple's Experiences on th Jersey Coast. The experiences were those of a young girl in this city. Her first name is Madge. Her father has a summer cottage on the Jersey coast . Last August James Stilwcll, a worthy young man and a friend of Madge’s brother, came from his home and business at New Orleans to spend two weeks at the cottage. It, was the night before he was to depart that lie and Madge, strolled down the beach after supper. The targe family in the cottage grew an noyed, angry and sleepy in turns as the hours struck and the two failed to return. Finally everybody went to bed. Meantime Mr. Stilwell had de clared his passion for Madge in reg ulation terms, and they sat blissful ly together on a big log, the waves lapping softly almost at their feet. The damp fog rolling from the sea finally awoke them to the harrowing fact that it was late—extremely late. Then they hurried baek 1o the dark and silent house, Jint went homo tho next morning and Madge took a book and went and sat on the big log all day. She sat there tho next day, also, with the book, and tho day after that. She was badly sunburned, and the sun didn’t become her; but, then, who whs there to look nice for, anyway? A big storm arose, and disaster >amo. The log was swept away by the rolling waves. Madge was in consolable. Then a miracle inter vened iu behalf of true love. Tho winds and waters brought back the log, and Madge found it on the beach. She promptly hired a team of oxan, and had the precious tree hauled up far beyond all wandering tides and dashing seas. Then Jim came again. Ho had the log sawed in two. One-half ho sent to New Orleans, and cheerfully paid thirty-one dollars and fifty cents iu express charges. He lias it in his ro<m in Ibis city. Her father had to have the. floor strengthened, and the men sworo frightfully gelling the thing upstairs. N f . Y. Tribune, Harmony Grove and TNTorth-East Georgia First, HARMONY GROVE, JACKSON COUNTY, GA„ FRIDAY, JULY 6, 1894. ..THE.. ELDREDGE A strictly high-grade Tan illy Sewing Machine, possessing all modern improvements. Guarantees Equal to the Best Prices very reasonable. Olitain them from your local denier and make comparisons. ELDREDGE MANUFACTURING 00, BELVIDERE, ILL. DIRECTORY. * CHURCHES. BAPTIST. Rev. W.’M. Coile, pastor. Services on second and fourth Sabbaths at 11,06 a. M. and T.3S p. m and at 11.00 a. Saturday preceding,confer ence Friday preceding at 7.45 t. M. Sunday school #.30 a. m. and prilyer-meettng at 4.00 v. v. every Sunday. FRUSBYTEKIAN. Rev. If. S. Allyn, pastor. Services every third Sunday at 11.00 a. m, ami 7.30 p. x. Communion on third Sunday in January, April, July and October. Sunday-school every Sunday at #.30 A. s. Prayer-neting Wednesdays at 7.80 P. m. MKTHOM9T. Rev. J. D. Milton pastor. Harmony Grove service on every first Sunday at 11.00 A. M and 7.00 v. m. Sunday-setioot 0.80 a. v. and prayer meeting Thur,-Jay at 7 p. m. Mt. Bethel —Saturday before the first Sunday and first Sunday, 3 P. M. Mt. Pleasant—Second Sunday and Saturday before. Homer—Second Sunday 8 P. m. Kbernizer—Third Sunday and Saturday be fore. New Salem—Fourth Sunday anil Saturday be fore. CHRIST! A v Rev, J. M. Wood pastor. Services every second Sunday at 11 a. tu. JUSTICE COURTS. DI3TRIT. NAMEOFJ.P TIME OF COURT JACKSON COUNTY. Jefferson, A. J. Bell, 3rd Monday. Harmburg, W.N. ba.Master, Ist Friday. Clarksboro. Jnn. L. Smith, 4th Saturday. Nev Town. Jesse I- smith. 3rd Saturday. Miniahes, T. <'. Pittman, 3rd Wednesday Wilson’s, Sanford Wilson, 3rd Friday. Miller’s W. B. Patrick, 3rd Saturday. Cunningham's, H, M. l>uke, Ist Saturday. Randolph’s, W. <>..Jones. 2nd Friday. Hoscliton, W. M. Smith, 3rd Friday. House’s, (J. M. 14. Moon, 4th Saturdry. Chandler’s, J. <. Burson, Ist Saturday. Santa Fe, W. J. Potter. 3rd Saturday. COUNTY. Carnesville, S. J. Oliver, 2nd Monday. Red Hoilow, i. 11. Knox. 3rd Monday. Stranges, J. H. Prickett, Ist Thursday. Gunnellv. S. A. Langston. Ist Saturday. Gum Log, J. K. Fulibright, 3rd Saturday. Bryant’s, J. G. W. Sewell, 4th Saturday. Canon, Paul Owen, Ist Saturday. Manley’s J. W. Osborn, 3rd Saturday. Dooly s, \V. P.. Westbrook. Fri before 41It S'day Middle River, \V. F. Phillip , Thu -• Ith S'day Big Smith's R. K. Vojjls. 3rd Saturday. Wolf Pit, A. T. I lav is, Ith Thursday. Flintvitle, M. W. Hemphill, 2ml Saturday. By ram’s J. A. Met'ay, 2nd Friday. M ADISON t <H NTY. Danielsviilc, K. F.’MeGowati, 2nd Saturday Brookline, X. F. Christian, Ist Saturday. Fork, J. D. Wynn, 2nd Saturday Harrison, G. T. Nichols, 2nd Saturday Mill, 1* C. llreekeuridge,3rd Saturday Pocatahgo, ,I.G. Allen, Ist Saturday. Pittman, • H. H. Tolbert, 4th Saturday Grove Hill, T. G. Hitchcock. 3rd Srturday Masonic Notice. 11. A. Chapter meets every 3rd J/ondav night in each mouth at v ” | Masonic Hull. Lodge over bank > ; building,- YV. B. IfAvnoon, High Priest. O. K. Dkadwylkr, Seet’y. Blu Lodge first Wednesday night in each mouth. T. I’. Ih nsoN, W. ,M. W. \V. ,loiii'A\, Secf v. PROFESSIONAL CARDS. |\y D. SIIKPPAIH), Physician' and Scroeon, Harmony Grove, Ga. Other formerly occupied by J>r. E. F. Adair, over T. K. Key Jfc (. o.’s I store. P; nbe found at office both | day and night. . KINO, | i *' A i i<>i{M;y-,yr4,\w f LVi ucsv ille, Ga, I9MH I|| Wi&m MB l!*pit kpijlji BHai f|j||§| IMral £|||ffi jjpyJl ggjpL Bpk 'rs*§ JjOlk J|x|sL fM.J|LJBjsL iLg ML .4pL -. is£j ML JL- Thousands of Dollars Worth OF CLOTHING, HATS AND GENTS' FURNISHINGS, Disposed of During 1 the Last Ten days. Northeast Georgia has never seen events to equal in iuportauee the incident s of our store this week. Hundreds of people have flocked here from every section to avail themselves of the unprecedented opportunity of buying first-class clothing This sale will continue from day to day until the entire stock contained in my store is disused of. Do You want a Suit For what it Will Gsot to Make ti? 4- Don’t tliink about it too long or somebody will be wearing it for roll. Come quick or you’ll miss what you wmif most, atul an oitpoi'luiiili of a tile time. . -CHAS. MORRIS^; \ . : GENTS' CLOTHIER. HATTER AND FURNISHER, 218 BROAH STREET, .... - - ATHENS VOL. 2 NO. 27