THE ATHENS DAILY BANNER.
ATHENS. GEORGIA. FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 16. l«8l*
Conkling lixs lung-trouble.
' -4unie Louis Cary ia (worth $450?
Gen.‘Allred Amtell loft an estate
Jeff Davis doolinM to vist the At
lanta Exposition. Quite right
Miss Julia - Jackson, Stone wall’s
daughter, is on a visit to Atlanta.
One of Bob Ingeraoll’s daughters,
it is said, ia a convert to Presbyteri
'Bishop Paine, of the M. E. church
south it 88 yean old, but has atten
ded three conferences this winter.
Whitslaw Reid gets a salary of
$6,000, as editor of the New York
There ia a proposition before the
senate to plane Gen. Grant on tho re
tired list of the army. If Gen. Grant
could be retired forever, the country
would be better off
President Arthur has declined av
■invitation to dine with the Boston
merchants, assigning as a reason that
be doos not care, while the country it
yet in mourning for the late president,
to engage in p'ubtic festivities; Good
The lady ot the White House will
be Mra. John Davit, a daughter ot
ex-Senator and future Beoretarr of
President Arthur’s private secretary.
She ia regarded at a very accomplished
woman and well qualified for her new
The south claims to raise the fins
est cotton in the world, and its "good
uplands” bring better prices than the
fleecy produot of any other land. And
yet it cannot be denied that southern
cotton it a shorter staple than that ot
many other countries that we have
distanced as]a producer. Of course
ouraea island cotton is the finest
raised and with the longest staple,
averaging 2.20 inches. The cotton
grown on the Paoifio islands runs
from 1.65' to 1.88 inohes; that from
Venezuela!, 1.75 inohes; that from the
Peruvian coast and Egypt, 1.50; that
from the Greek islands, 1.85; Bra
zilian and West Indies, 1.15 to 2.85;
Orleans, our best grade, 1.10; Up
lands, 1; and Texas cotton, ,95, while
the Indian grades run from* .90 to
Tribune. As a husband, hit income . ,
•* But while these countries may excel
xsut wane tnese countries may
the south in the length of staple, ours
is far ahead in the matter of whiteness
and strength of fibre, and thus man
ages to control the cotton market of
the woild, and produoe the beet
grades of fibre.
The tendency ot the cotton, when
long under cultivation iu the same
field, is to deteriorate not only In
yield, but in quality of the staple
McNutt, Ga., Deo. 14,1881.
On the fourth inst. at the residence
of Mr. James Gann, Mr. J A Epps
and Miss Georgia McLeroy were mar
ried. May happiness and oomlort
attend them through life.
Yesterday at the home of Mr. D.
Fowler’s, Mr. John Jackson departed
this life. He had been a conservative
member of the M. E. church ever
since hit boyhood, and all who ever
chanoed to hear him pray have truly
said they were deeply impressed; and
hit life from beginning to end was
spotless and holy.
The firm of Epps Pro’s, has dis
solved, but the business will be car
ried on by one of the firm, W P
Epps, and the junior partner, Tom
Epps, will go to Atlanta, and bum.
until Christmas, and theneome home
to take a private conversation with
somebody about his own future hap
From present indications there will
not be a grain of wheat nor oats out
side of the earth when ehriatmaa
There was a grand wedding booked
for to-morrow night, but then hat
been a bot made and so every body
will stay at their own borne.
Our community were saddened at
the death of Mr. J A Browning, and
we know hit equal it not to be bad.
John Weir will be the coming man
for sheriff at tbe next eleotion and no
other nmn need electioneer, as it will
not do any good. C. B. D..
Some fresh Northern apples just re Ibish Potatoes and the white table
cciveii at Richardsons, Mollege Ave pea at J II Huggins’
barm Sales or DolMar tilfu.
Neither tbe great Exposition in
Atlanta, which is attracting thous
ands, nor the short oottOn crop, stand
in tbe way of the large sales of pianos
and organs at the 'Music House of
the South.’ G O Robinson & Co.
t« already sold this week nlone
FpISnos adff lour ’orgSBE This,"
however, is not etrange, as the visitors
go up to the Exposition, and alter
looking over the exhibits, return home
and send to Robinson for pianos and
organs as usual, for they know that
his instruments of musio are the best
at the cheapest rates. Nothing can
stay the tide ot popularity ana big
sales at this Musio House of the
South.—Augusta Newt, 9th.
“Lovest tbou me ?’’ said a swain
to his last year’s girl. “Not muob, I
don’t 1* was her emphitio reply.
“Then death is my best friend, and
hare’s to his health i” spoke up the
sighing lover as be drank off a bottle
filled with a mixture whioh he gup-
posed to be laudanupo. But when the
emetio whioh a shrowd druggist had
given instead of laudanum, bsgan to
work, his girl just held his bat to
save the carpet,and then dragged him
out on the door-step by the hair of
his head. He has uo longer any faith
in the vaunted tenderueee of woman’g
President Arthur will not daring
the winter 'keep house,’ as that term
is understood in Washington, and
there will be no fete occasions at the.
Executive Mansion. The President
intendi for some time yet to live
very quietly. He will keep 'bache
lor's hall,’ only breaking that rule
when he receives visits fro m one of
his three Bisters. Two'ofthem, Mrs
MoElroy and Mrs Morton, live near
Syraouee, N. Y., and the third is the
wife of Paymaster Arthur, United
States Army. The President’s mother
will also probably pay the White
Horn® a visit during the season.
Do Ten Went to go the Whole nogf
If so, yon can do so by leaving
your order at Finch’s Clayton street
market. Or you can purchase fresh
pork daily from this date in any
quantity. Remember that I am now
selling fine mountain heel and the
heat ground sausage meet in the city.
Important Facts for thePutilic.
Christinas is near at hand. Only a
few more days until every Athenian
will hare to open Ids purse for a pres
ent for sweetheart, friend, mother,
fattier, sister, wife or some of the "lit.
tie onea”>-al! want, something nice,
appropriate, and they want a bargain
when tlie^ buy. To gel all of these
kind reader, you must eall on J, H.
HugginsN Ail are pnxziod to know
what to My?ao with your oonsent we
A VEl '.OF THE USEFUL TOKOS
to he f und at J. H. Huggins:
Triple pi to silver ware, embracing
castors, t a and tablespoons, knives
and forks butter knives <feo., also a
full line c Medium grade table out-
lery. If fipm among tbeae you should
uot be in
ASE YOU TO LOOK
beautiful line of chatm
T China teaaets, tin sets,
dawn to the more homely,
INVITE AN INSPECTION
beautiful line of lamps
ever thowAiu this market. Glass
ware of every description—Frosted
and out gljss, fruit, cake and preserve
stands, goblets, ohampagnes, wine,
: TO WHAT WE CALL OR-
but for whioh we claim usefulnesa
also, we would ask yon to look
through that fine display of votes,
toilet sets, motto mugs, motto eups
and saucers, mustache cups, Inkstands,
cigar stands, cigar lighters, toy plates,
eta A beautiful line ot majolica
ware, comprising pickle*, ftuit bas
kets, cake standi, pitchers, etc.
BOUETRINO NEW UNDEBTHE SUN.
In the introduction.iu this market
of the ‘Japanese Bamboo Goods,' by
J H Huggins, whioh will be on exhi
bition by the 15th inst, all searching
something new, nobby, and beautiful
will find it in theae goods. 25 varie
ties, inch as' cylinder vases, otto
oonea, Gypsy baskets, Jewel cups, ci
gar cases, cash boxes, fruit dishes,
wall pookets, comb and brush pooketa,
slipper pooketa, lunoh baskets, and
other new aud nobby tricks, combin
ing oddity, uniqueness and useful
ness. Three things we work for: To
give tbe prettiest goods, the beat
goods and the lowest priocs. The
liberal patronage of the people ot
Alhons and vioinity it ovidenoe of
our success to please, and our aim is
to continue to work tor and merit
READY FOR KING FROST.
M. MYERS & CO.,
Would announce that they have just received a fulljine of
Black & Colored Cashmeres,
and Fanoy Dress Goods.
&Q&M&NS siJW e&Q&RS,
Ia New Design. Full Line or
Blankets, Quilts, "Balmorals and Shawls.
A complete line ot
h new lot of
MEN’S NOB BY HATS. .
MEN’S, LADIES', AND CHILDREN’S RUBBERS.
SHOES, SHOES, SHOES,
OF ALL KINDS- HANDSOME STOCK OF
CLOTHING & OVERCOATS*
tome and see ua and be eon vinoed. Respectfully,
"tvT- MYERS tfc CO.
COLLEGE AVENUE ATHENS, GA. i ■
TO THIS CITY AUD VICINITY:
varied stock ot
Fine Dry Goods
CONSISTING IN PART OF
RICH S!LK, MOHAIR
AND OTHER DRESS GOODS.
Snow flake crackers and other vas
riettcs just received at Richardaon’a
College »ve. * ,
The very beat grade ot flour, sugar,
coffees and teas at J. H. Huggins.
Rye flour, oat meal, ccreline, grita
<Jso. Fresh at J. H. Huggins.
Rupture Cured I—Stricture
Cubed.—Without the use of the
knife or painful means. Lost man
hood restored, and diseases of men
successfully treated by J. W. Gub-
ley, SI. D„ 07 Whitehall Street,At
lama, Ga. May30-8m.
Paisley, Camel’s Hair, Ottoman, Indian & Cashmere Shawls
West of England Broadcloths:
Fancy Cassimeres: Scotch, French and English Tweed 3
Moscow Beaver: Carr’s Meltons, Fine Diagonals.
AGENT FOR THIS COUNTRY,
Late of 111. Etrmof WALLS A BYRNE, Importer., 4S Franklin Street, New York, hee e
mured twenty Seleemen, who will off jr tor inspection eodeele, portion, ot the shove goods, ei
Vom the low prioes et which they will bo offend, ho holt confident of . speed/ olewenoe.
LARGE QUANTITY OF REMNANTS IN
ENGLISH AND FRENCH BROADCLOTHS BEAVERS.
Tweeds. Cheviots dud Cassimeres.
Whioh belonged to the Tailoring Department ot the above firm, and whioh will bt sold In )*» to
private families at ■
Considerably Below Manufacturer’s Prices.
This is the greatest, opportunity ever offered to the ladies
to have their own Ulsters made to fit, out of the finest ma
terial, which is impossible to have in ready-made goods.
ONE PRICE WILL BE CHARGED,
JOHN WALLS, Chief Agent
Late of Firm or Meters. Walls <fi Syrne, Importers,48 Franklin St. N Y
HATS, HATS. HLA.T31
J. A. CHRISTIAN
L* H* Clarke. AgentNo. 6 Whitehall Street $
lepnblio will pleas* notice that I have pnroUaaed tho Interests ot above fl.m, and In
tho business at this well-known stand, I propose to keep the finest lino of fashionable .
In the city, bought dircot from the manufacturer, a id shall soil at inside figures, andL-
goods kept II - w .
byconrteay and square dealing merit your patronage.
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