iLiii UHOi wit lily
TH£ DADE C3UNTY NEWS
£n?eked at the Postoefice as Sec
ond Class Matter.
T. A J. MAJORS, Ei>. u Prop’r.
Watch us grow.
Oh, ye backbiters and slandero t-
Save your quarters till Tuesday
Trenton is to have a post oftiee
Four new furnaces.
One cotton factory.
One hundred and sixty coak
A harness and saddle factory.
A big town in a few years.
A Rail Road is to be built between
Stephenson and Trenton.
Chattanooga will furnish a good
crowd to the entertainment. -
Pope Majors says he is going to
get married right away.
John Curoton is busy sowing
oats, and clover seed.
Next Tuesday isj sale day and
some property will be to sell.
Joe Kiser contemplatesjj*moving
The Court house and jail are re
ceiving some repairs.
If we don’t haveffia genuine live
boom in three months there is noth
ing in favorable signs.
We can hardly express our high
appreciation of the “accommoda
tion” as it noAV runs.
It is said that a young man at
“the furnace” does not admire ‘the
looks” of a pumpkin fixed up as a
It is estimated that fifty new
houses will be erected in Trenton
within the next eight months.
A fine string band will furnish
music foi the entertainment Tues
Over five hundred people will
attend the entertainment Tuesday
Monday Grover and'Frankie will
say good bye White House, and
Harrisons administration will be
The “White-Cap” Italian string
band have been employed by the
Dramatic Club for next Tuesday
One of the basest acts ever com
mitted in Dade, was that of B. T.
Brock speculating on a bassjviolen,
Yes, our speculation‘consistened
—in being out $24 without any re
turn whatever. Very base indeed.
Shade trees will soon encircle the
courthouse. J.T. Woolbright be
ing the first to set out his tree.
Jimmie Blevins Jr. caught a
trout weighing four pounds, near
Curetons mill, a few days since
Jimmie is a one of Judge Crab
trees best pupils in the science of
President, C. M, Tatum has call
ed a meeting of th* fishing club to
meet and organize for the season,
Wednesday March the 6th. Some
new members are to be installed,
and new officers to be elected. Dr.
Corput is favorably mentioned for
Ward, the escaped convict from
Rising Fawn, wrote back to author
ities once too often, and will soon
don his old stripes again. The
capture was made in Philadelphia,
and the iudentihcatioo made by
an employee of the company.
money to loan.
Apply to B. T. Brock Trenton
Ga., who negotiates on real estate
on five years time, at a low rate oi
MS AX I) ffIUSTV,
SQUIBS GATHERED HERE
Como to th«£fntertainment.
!ourt on ,rd Monday in March.
J. P, Jacoway returned Sunday
Our “devil,” Archiejjhongh’t a
cook stove and untensils at th*>salo.
and is now huntingjup the girl.
Harrison was joyful received
along the route*from his home to
If Chatranooga don’t mind her
“P’s and QV’ in ten years Trenton i
will be the bigge.-t town.
Thejeditor hasjjjgnna jto Atlanta
this week, and his neighbors are
getting out his paper for him,
RisingTawn Ga., Feb. 24th[1889.
Ring the bell from out the steep
Blow the call; call all the people !
Gosh-n-mighty ; shout with joy!
John McGuffey has a “boy”.
Our old friend |Ricu Bible now
“tnkes his feot in his hand” and
walks about griting his teeth.
W. II Smith and}?Mack*j Acuff
have rented the McCauley farm.
Mike Allison is visiting in Tren
ton this week.
The sale of Mrs McCauleys prop
erty was well attended and the
property all bjoughtjja very good
.Several parties on sand inoun-j
tain are opening up their coal lands,'
and the results are very encourag-,
Advertise in your home paper.
It’s one thing'to have the girl on
your side, and another to have the
“old folks” against you, so tsaith a
J. A. Bennett has purchased of
B. F. Pace a large strip off the
“Old Field” and will build a resi
dence at once.
goes down Broad Street very often
to visit Jimmy Johnie
It will cost but2scts to go into
the entertainment, and you can
have good seats extra by paying
a small amount above admission
Tuesday night March the sth
positively the last entertainment
to be givon Dramatic Club
on this continent, you must see it.
Rev. C, G. HallJamhCapt. Sin
gleton are stiring about in the val
ley this week in interest of the sale
of mineral lands.
Several parties are preparing to
set out trees around the court house,
hoping to enlist the Grand Jury
into recomonding a fence around
Oh :~what a wonderousjtransfor
Was wrought in the night;
Yesterd/iy the mountains dark
To-day wraped in mantle white.
The gray oldjrocks with cnvices
Whore lichens grow,
And shaggy cedar, anu nouding
Are covered now with snow.
Make Oh make, a transformation
In my soul today;
My yesterday’s dark with siu
Purify, dense me I pray.
Lord like the cedar and the pine,
Rdore thee I’m bending low;
O’er me spread thy mantle of
“And I’ll ho whiter t hab *«*>*■”
DEVOTED TO THE DEVELOPMENT *F THE RESOURCES OF DADE COUNT V.
TRENTON, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, MARCH, Ith, ISB9.
Dr. Lumpkin is attending court
at Lavfayette thisjjweek.
Misses. Mary Case and Carrn
Lumpkin visited Chattanooga this
| |Remember the entertainment at
tlu* Methodist church next Ai’uey
What does it m j an —sixteen
town lots havefehanged hands in
Fort Payne’s boom doesjnot di
vert the interest from the pros
pects of Trentoiu* n ight future.
Positively not* a house for rent in
in town. Shame on you :
iiCJohn Curefon has Jplanted out
some nice shades on his property
fronting the square.
Trenton looks £“s >rter natural”
since Peyton Pace returned,
property has advanced 20"por”cent
in the last thirty days.
Fcwjnevr cases filed to the coming
term of court.
Don't kick out of the harness
and “bust” ourbig land deal:
A brother, of Mr. W. H. Smith
withjhin family, is on a visit from
DIED —Allison the two year old
of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse
Some of’our young men of nui
sical|talont have’purchased a forty
dollar bass-violen and will organ
ise a string band.
Dr.'Corput has|liad bis teeth ex
tracted *andj asm'll Jeonsequonce is
suffering with a sore,
It is reported that Bob. Smith
has plowed three days this week:
Go i; Bob., it*will make a man of
Mr. J. A. C ase'has just unearth
ed in the Ist Nat. Bk. of Chattan
ooga, about 'two hundred dollais
worth of county claims that have
lain there for two years,*and .which
RisingjFawn Ga., Feb. 27th|1889.
Prf. Ward the escaped convict
of dade Co., Penitetiary Was
Brought*in’this”Morning By de
tectives i guess’mr ward Will Re
main ju Prison this time until his
Sentance is fuly has Bin
Wiiting Sevcal Letters
to Mr Conor]‘Since his escape
though With a high head and Sharp
Countenance he’facod a crowd Of
a hundredTeople. Who'Witness
ed his Return to his destination
Dade *Coi certainly is ' Blessed
With Pretty Girls, i think Should
a man hunt dade Co Over Or the
State Or States that he :ald Find
More Pretty Girls than in tren
ton Or Rising Fawn. Were a man
to ask me where to Find a Pretty
Wife, i would Say. Go to Tren
ton Or Rising Fawn
Girls tliis is NoßFlattery
Brther Glarner took his Depart
ure This morning For Cedar Bluff,
Whore he exnects to Reside a
while ewing to the ill health of his
Family. Brother Gasner is a good
man and has many Warm Friends
in Rising Fawn Wehopejund pray
Far the Recovery ut Brother Gar
ners Groat Success
in the future
R. 11. Oury. Corisp
Trenton,[Ga., Fob. 23 1889.
Editor News: When I retired
from the’newspaper business and
you assumed-Jcontrol in my stead,
I then remarked that the patrons
I of the News would bo benefited by
the change, but it never once occur
ed to ip? that your coming would
be haiied with such delight, or that
your magnanimity would b« so
It Rooms that pome of your pat
rons have been lead to believe that
you will convert the News into a
denominational paper'and run it h.
accordance with th»* v'ew- and to
suit the wishes of a fewUvho
your favors by the oily tongue of
Now Mr. Editor it is not this
against which lam kickiu<r--for
it matte.* not to me what kind of
a paper vou run—but some 0,.e
writingUinder the high Founding
nonde plumeof “‘A. J. ‘lsaw prop-
•r to cast some r>H«~ti«»n« upon
my “record” while n charge of ‘h<
News. Who this worthy in i vict
ual limy bcis a question upon which
I have waisted very iittlotini'*. and
mv defence against his unjust ao
cussations shall consume but very
little (more. If we translate cor
rectly the hidden meaning of some
of “A. J. T’s.” remarks we deduce
the following:—lst that the former
of the editor was lack ng in m.ag
nail mi tv, 2d that said Editor
has “sieared and abused” his fel
low just because hr
was a member of ‘‘The Chimb”
and'beeause his character is free
from every blur, 3rd was the re
ligious disserninatoriof the? town of
j Trenton, 4th tluit|saidJeditor“l)ack
jed and cut and abused” till pity
I cried no'more.’and tbatjsaid editor
I called those who dared defend
their principles.J“backbiters and
i We infer that “A. J. T.” is a
lmember^of ; “ThejChurch” and our
most famous cronologer ofjthe town
assume, the “Christian
Church” Church” of
-m wfc. X
M’hile we"are.not a member of
tho Christ we glory in
its goodjwork loolrfng upon
its religious bigotry least
degree ofallowance. V*V
That good men and wo.nenoelong
to the Chrisfian church, that we
believe,"and that many members
of said church will go to heaven
that we also believe, but tnat all
outside will'be darned is an absur
dity beyond all reason. With
this as a preface to our defence we
will go further and challenge“A, J.
T.” or anyone else to point to a
single article that ever appeared in
the Dade Co. News, where a mem
ber of “The Church” was “sieared
or abused’where he did not deserve
a tornado of abuse beyond our
power to express.
What ever we made up’ourjmind
to say we tried to expn es it in a
way that no’doubt would be left as
to what we meant.
A man should not be blamed for
what*ho |honestly believes, but he
may render himself despicable by a
certain manifestation of what he
believes. Now “A. J. T.” demands
of us—“of the’pulpit—of the print
ing office” why such dissensions
in the town of Tronton. Better
inquire into your own hearts and
learn the feelings that prompted
you to acts of open hostility against
your brethren of the other churches.
Our printing office is dubed the
pulpit, well assuming that we have
“occupied” “the pulpit—tho print
ing office” we honestly pray God
that our neck may never get too
stiff to bow in a meeting of any
For any church in the face of
other churches to assume and bold
ly assert that tneir particular
church is the only church of “God”
and all others a mockery, and then
meekly ask “why ’all this dissen
sion” is in the language of George
Chadwic .‘an abomination in the
If A. J. T, know the
cause of so much “religeous des
sension” in_Trenton let him go be
yond our humble actions while in
\ contro of “our paper” and from
the st.“gt comes the back rooms,
and e-. < :i private gatherings he will
j find germinated malice as an on*
j come bigotry, and hatred as anoff
.'pring of pjvdudiiv, those united
| make of Ir< ::to i a hell of hat rod
j and 4 ; cord and not by any f.-uit
| of ours.
j Of the moral conduct of persons,
j we will IcAve that to those in.*n
| «aj able of judging by reasons of
! their tho ough l now ledge of tin
i-ib’', hut ,'U to*he social conduit j
-iiiat duty, li< h one man ,/wes to.
his ii» :gh!»t»r. a .a to society in gen
eral, wo will presume lo say, no
where on earth ean (her- be found
a body of poo lo so “sot to the]
opinion”, and s > thoroughly con
vinced of the error of others us to
blind them to all sense of justice
slid deference to what other* may
believe. No, don’t apply to “yo
of the pulpit—the pricing office”
for the cause if di>. en&iou, but
pray for tlint charity and unselfish
ness to wh oh you have so on
b en a stranger, that your eyes
i)-* opened, that you may b -1 able to
judge your own conduct, and see
your own dofiem ies.
Our regard for those who h ivo a !
claim upon our heart, as lasting as
life itself, proven, us from going!
further into this subject than to j
refer to a few points of which the
public i.s already cognisant.
Ben T. Brock. I
DADE SHERIFF BALES.
Georgia-Dado Co., Will be sold
before the Court House door with
in the legal hours of sale in the
town of Trenton in said county, on
the first Tuesday in march 1889
the following described property to
wit: Lot of land No. 188 in the
11th dist. and 4th Section of Dado j
county levied on as the property j
of Chas. Warren to srtisfv a tax 1
fi fa, issued by Thos. Title Tax Col-.
lector of Dade county in favor of
said Tax collector for state against
the said Chas. Warren for st’te and
tou’y taxes fqr the year 1888 r Pro
perty pointed out by tax collector.
Levy made by J. A. O’Neal L. C.
and turned over to me. Dec.27th
Georgia-Dade Co.: Also will bo
sold at the same time and place
the following described property
to wit: Lot of land NolOl in ihe 12
district and 4th section of said
county levied on as the property
of T. J. Lumpkin agt. Mrs. M. W.
Lumpkin to satisfy a tax fifa, is
sued by Thos. Title Tax Collector
Dade county, and in favor of said
tax collector against the said T. J,
Lumpkin agt. Mrs. M. W. Lump
kin for state and county taxes for
the year 1888. Property pointed
out by tax collector. Levy made
by W. H. Smith L. C. This Jan.
20th 1889. W. As Byrd Sheriff.
Georgia—Dade County; Also
will be sold at same time and
place lot of land Nos. 66. 69. 76 and
101 in the 12th distand 4th sect
ion of Dade county levied on as the
property of T. J. Lumpkin agt of
Mrs. M. W. Lumpkin to satisfy a
tax fifa issued by Thos. Title fax
collector Dade county and in favor
of said Tax collector, against tho
said T. J. Lumpkin agt Mrs. M. W
Lumpkin for state and county taxes
for the year 1888. property point
ed out by tax collector. Levy
made by J. A. O’Neal and turned
over to me Dec. is7th 1888. W. A.
Georgia-Dade County. Also at
at the same time and place lot of
land No 111 in the 18th dist. 4th
sect, of Dade county levied on as
the property of Thos, W. Ivie to
satisfy a tax fi fa issued by Thos.
Title tax collector Dade county
and in favor of said tax collector]
against the said Thos. W. Ivie for
state and county taxes for the year
1888. Propetv pointed out by tax
collector. Levy made by J. A.
O’Neal L. C. and turned over to
me. This Dec 27th 1888. W. A
Georgia-Dade County. Also at
the same time and place will he
sold lots of laud Nos 80 and 86 in
the 10th dist. and 4th section of
Dade county levied on as the prop
erty of Sanford Prince to satisfy |
a tax fi fa issued by Thos. Title
tax collector l ade county and in
| favor of said Tax collector, agar t
j >cid Sanfo;<i L'rhvre for sir.ti
and county taxes for the year It 88.
B?..pert.ypointed out by tax col
lector. Levy made by W, 11. Smith
L (t and turned ovei tome Jan.
Hth 1889. W. A. B)rd ffhorifT.
(.'•‘cnrtn " Dr de County—To nil
whom it m.rv concern. M. A. I>.
Ta'um, 1 a vine, in jus.per fo v m ap
plied t.i r.n-.Jl'or Msrnu'.rnmt letters of
* .muiist ai .on on tne’estate of Me
ry K. McCauley, e atul rppaar
at my office w thin tic.'t : me allow
ed ny law, g’idj dio’.v cause if nnr
ney car , why poj maminijadniiriis
tisiion should not be granted to
At. A. B"Tatum first Mon
day i:i April next on said estate.
Witness my hand and official sig
nature. iliis -itii day of Febru:- r y
18c9. J. A. Bennett,'Ordlnar..
M ill lie sold before the Court
House door injtlie tmvnjof Trcjhton
within the legrd hours of sale on
. i no first r l uesday in April, next the
; the following described propertv to
wit: One acre of the south west
( corner-of lot no. 88 in tin. lv Oi K
j Dist. and 4th sect, of Dade county
! said State bounded on south by
I John Clark’s land andjjjjwest. by
j lands ot Joel Cross.,- Levied on rs
! the property of W. D. C oss Admis.
of Alfred Cross deceased to satisfy
a Justice fi fa Lorn the 974th DisL
G. M. in favor of S. R. Deakeus
and against the said \V. D. Cross
as administrator of Alfred Cros de
ceased. Property pointed out by
Joel Cross. Levy made by W. H.
Lyles. L. C. and turned over tojme.
i Hus March thivlst 1889. '
M . A. Byrd Sheriff.
Georgia Dade Co.— Will be sold
before tho Court House door in the
♦own of Trenton within the logal
hours ot salr on the Ist Tuosbay in
April lor cash, the following prop
erty to wit: Two acres of land
more or less, lying on east side of
Lookout creek, opposite Rising
Fawn in the 18th dist. and 4th
sect of Dade county Bounded on
the south by public road on north
.east by Wm. Pettit on the west by
Lookout creek, and known
as the McClendon place. Levied
on as the "property of J. \V. Blev
ins to satisfy a Superior court fifa
in favor of J. W. Cureton et, al and
against T. C. Wright ACo. and et,
als Property, pointed out by J.
Also ut the same time and place
1 black mare mule 7 or 8 years old
15 hands high and known as the
Dave Tatum mule. Levied cn as
t he property of Dade coal compa
ny to satiety a Superior court ti fa
in iavor of J.,\Y. Blevins et,‘al and
against t. e. Wright et al. Prop
erty point ed out by W, c. cureton.
This March Ist. jBb9. W. A.
An iuTuiUuaie JUnl. ,
CrVl Gentleman—What is the price of thsfc
Bird Denier—l wouldn't sell that bird tor
love or moDey.
Old Gentleman—He must be very pro
flciout in conversation to make him so val
Bird Dealer-On the contrary, sir, Ws
dumb. —l*u d~
To Got Even.
Horne (to his friend, at the concert, whs
is applauding enthusiastically)—For good
doss' sako, don’t, man; that was abominable 1
You’ll bring that wretched music-butcher
out again 1
O’Bowie (with increasing enthusiasm) —
Good 1 Can’t you sec he's half fahating with
exhaustion I 1 want some revenge, my b^.
Ilis Fathn'a Trad*.
M sir, I am tho son of a tanner, She
“The douce you are! I don't suppose
your father understood his bosauess very
‘•What do you mean, sir?”
“That your father didn’t tan yon bald
enough.’!— Arooln Record. •
Stnagtfa in »s Intirmity.
■dtth (at her —Dear, dean
me! where is the diet onaryt It seams
if i uovor would leant to spell?
Wnhfli-I should think yov’d be gtet sf
tout Just think how sqtcn&Uij
ftrr* to wmte dMttoet stories I—JMdm.