jood sized, eatable sweet
potato from the plantation of Mr.
Frank Fuller, on the 21st inst,
Hon. J, F. Robinson will please ac
cept bur thanks fora fine lot of toma
toes—two of them weighing fifteen
Mr. J. I, Fordham called on us on
Monday, presented us with a lot of Ins
iious pears, peaches and apples, aiul
Inbscribed for the Post. Thanks.
Mr. Artie Duncan presented us hist
Saturday with a fiye-pound beet from
his father’s pluce, the, largest wo ever
Miv Enoch’Hntcliinson, of the louver
part of Johnson county, favored us with
a call last Thursday afternoon. He re
ports crops in his community as the
b st ever known.
Mr. J. W. Wright, our enterprising
and thorough-going marshal, we notice,
is tricked out in bran new insignia
pistol, bolt, rosewood baton, etc.
W. B. Jones & Co., have bought and
are remodeling the old store formerly
occupied by J. S. Horn. When finish
ed it will be a two story building—the
Ijpst and most business like store in
L. C. Perry & Co., aro erecting a
ware house in rear of their store.
Mr. T. B. Fuqua repoils u four-
pound beet. His wife only saved six
teen pounds of collard seed for private
Dr. Hightower, who always knows
exactly when and how to do the royal
thing, sent round, a day or two since, a
pitcher of iho.-t excellent lemonade.
Thanks, and may your shadow never
Mr.. Dean, our. enterprising turpen
tine man, informs ns that he has an
other lot of English rabbits on the way
from the North.
ed that ho had some a few months ago,
hut that they all died.
German millet. ' It is'tho first we over
this one example, it must be the best
Our friends arc solicited to report focal nf-
. fairs .of‘interest at this office. This is for
' Slo*r. tf,
. Died, on the 21st inst., after a long
aiul lingering illness with consumption,
Mr. Wesley Kea, of this county, for
merly of Emanuel. Wc have known
Mr. ICea a long time, and wo can truly
say we never knew a truer man, a bet
ter citizen or a more consistent Chris
Easter, the wife of Charles Roberts,
(colored,) died suddenly on last Satur
day night,/ Dr. Ila^-ison was sum
moned only in time to see her expire,
lie thinks the symptoms all indicate
Mr. R. II. C. McLendon favored us
with a call on Monday in a curious and
at first unaccountable condition. He
teas- securely hand-cuffed: It seems
that ho had been handling a pair of
spring-lock cuffs, and had unintention
ally got them locked around his wrists.
The marshal was out of town with the
key,, and Mr. M; was considerably an
noyed before be got relief.
Master Ose Linder, qt the breakfast
t.aiie of M^s. Bello Blacksliear, on last
Saturday morning, took ii sip of very
hot coffee iptp his mouth, from the ef
fects of -which he fainted and fell from
- his chair like ono shot. Ho soon re
Mr. J. J. Weaver brought* into our
offc' on Friday last the finest cabbago
wo have seen this year.
M.uuiied, On the 20th inst., Mr. E.
H. Blackshear to Miss Lurie Reaves, by
the Rev. Mr. Fred Wimberly, at the
residence of the bride’s father, Mr.
Thomas Reaves, all of Pulaski county.
“Pat” was originally of this county,
and the friend of our school days at
I A Curious Incident—bind. Freaks
On the 15 th day of last month a sc
vere storm passed through the "planta
tion of Dr. Hicks in the northeastern
portion of this county, leveling fences
and uprobting trees at a fearful rate.
The upper portion of ono chimney was
tumbled down upon the dwelling, the
hoc-hives were throwli^down, and the
eggs of two or three setting hens were
Buckey Academy, where wo learned to f?* 2 ’*' 0 . , _ - ,,
appreciate the worth of the man whoso “P? °/ MR* »W- But the most
- - - 1 wonderful performance of this wonder
"Pill nnmniiia 4-a Kn T^*»L
friendship we count among bur most*
valued possessions. May happiness and
prosperity through a long life be theirs.
The Colville left our wharf bn Friday-
last for tho purpose of clearing obstruc
tions from the upper portion of her line.
She will probably not return till after
A mail route has been established
from Wrightsville “to Dublin, twice a
we arc no. uuiv iu my
it will be soon. There will be a new
post-office at BlaCkshear’s Mill, precisely
half way from either plnco.
A weekly route has also been estab
lished between Dublin and Red Bluff
in Montgomery county.
Mr. T. B. Fuqua laid on orir table,
last Tuesday, a common lien egg, with
a tail to it an inch and a half long. It
is now in the office on exhibition.
The circulation of the Post this week
is 497, and the cry is still they come.
Send in your name with $ 1.50, and let
Although we present our readers a
much better paper than last week, we
are again compelled to go to press with
ful Storm remains to be told. Tho Dr’s
littlt boy, Jimmy, who had gono out
immediately after the storm to ascer
tain damages, ran iu exclaiming exci
tedly that the storm had blown off a
cow’s tail. The Dr., Hardly knowing
wluvt to think, went out to sec. ’Twas
oven so. There was tho cow minus a
tail with streams of blood flowing pro-
- . , | fusely from the trembling stump. Dil-
len it u ill go into operation igenfe search was made for tho missing
lo. able to fay -definitely. But | tail, but it has never been found. Of
course no one believes tho tail was actii-
allo blown off, but it certainly was off.
How it got off will perhaps always* re?
main a matter of conjecture.
Later.—Since the above was written,
we learn that the lost tuil has bcon
found wrapped tightly around a pine |N
A FLEA TRAP.
Something Novel—It Takes ’Em in
by the Thousand.
Tho carpenters who aro at work on
the building of W. B. Jones & Co.,
complained that they could not stand
the fiooS. It is an old store house they
an apology for leaving out much import I aro rc,ni, ^ il1 S> the hogs have taken
tant matter, and for failing to get the 8hdter un<lcr lfc for a lou S fi.nuyitul the
con sequence was tho pliieo got stocked
tant matter, and for failing to get the
Post into tho shape it is to wear per
manently. .But what \vo most regret
is that we have not the' space or words
adequate to express our unfeigued
and heartfelt gratitude to our fellow
citizens for the ovation they liayo vouch
safed to the first appearance of the
.“People’s paper.” •
TRIBUTE OF RESPECT.
Wlu-ronS the liana of death has again Visited
i V vV* ,m< ,akl ‘ n hence, our much, loved
hums ‘ V cstmnwl Br ‘ Jt h(ir, Snrnual Wll-
„fTi lM ‘ rC wm> b(i !t «' s<, , ,ved > T, »ut In the death
of Uro. n illlains, Anderson Lodge lms lost n
valuable and worthy memder, the county} a
Rood citizen and his family an affectionate
husband and an indulgent, pnrent.
Resolved 2nd While wo deplore the death
of our Brother, wo will not mouru as those
who have uo hope; for he died in tho full assu
rance of Jesus
Resolved Id That wo tender the bereaved
tamily ami friends our sincere sympathies ai.d
commend thorn to him who has said, I will be
the widow's God and a father to the orphan.
Resolved 8d, That tho monitors of Anderson
htolgJS'Wuur the usunl^ badge of mourning for
thirty days, and that this preambie ami resolu
tions lie published in the Duhiin Post, and a
copy be forwarded to the family of our broth
M. II. Mason. )
W. G. Sammons, s
J. II. Hicks. \
J. E. HICKS, ESI}., “
-A/trb’^y a»“b Xjai’w".
REAL ESTATE AGENT.
Mount Vernon, Georgia.
Jo 20, 1878, ly.
Isaac T. Keen, Proprietor.
I also have a select stock of
E. 0. V0STIGK,
Attorney at Law.
WRIGHTSVILLE, G A„
je 20, 1878, ly. -
WM. H. WYLLY,
Att’y and Counsellor at Law,
SANDERSVILLE, G A.
Will practice In tho Courts of the Middle
Circuit and Bankrupt Courts.
Particular attention given to the defense of
criminal cases. j ( > go, ly.
with fleas. Mr.Jonesplitcoc^a plate of
molasses under tho house, drove a little
stake on each side, and then fastened a
sheet of writing paper in a vortical posi
tion over the middle of the pinto.' Tho
fleas, Brno to their instinct to make for
everything white, began to jump against
the paper, and to slip down into tho mo
lasses,, from which they were unable to
extricate shemsolvos. Tho sehomo was
a success. The fleas wore thinned out.
w4f iLwujjaome enterprising yankee,
Miss M. E. Gumming, one of Wil-
T . ... , , Hinson -county's mast accomplished
It will be:remombM:».•yomigfladics, who haS Ueeii TlsillTig'ligf. -
relatives in this place, the family of who had mtulo this discovery lie-would
Capt. Rolin A. Stanley, returned home tt PPb r Bor a patont, and make a fortune
on Sunday afternoon last. 'I out of it
She loaves' a host of
_ JAMES J, CONNER,
Attorney at JLaw,
je 20, ly.
v A. F. DALEY,
Attorney at Law,
J. C. Boweu,
BOWER & BOWER,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
ivh<feg3Aeatly r^gix*t her.: .departure and
console themselves with the hope of
welcoming her back in our midst at an
early period. •
On Saturday morning last, our hearts
were made glad bv a call from some of
Dublin’s most fascinating young ladies,
They came in to look at our new office,
and expressed themselves as well, pleas
ed with its appearance. \Ve hope they
will favor us often.
Masters Henry Snell and Pink John
son, of Wrightsville, dropped in upon
us on Tuesday morning Hist
To the Survivors of 18G1-00, Who
Served in the Confederate Army
Comrades: Shall other counties per
petuate the memory of. tho gallant strug
gle, made by their living heroes and no
ble dead in defence of our liberties, and
we not make some effort, to embalm in
our memories those five memorable
years? I hear the answer “no,” com
ing from the shattered remnants of tho
14fb,,49th, 41st and 4th Georgia Regi
ments. Our children, our wives, and
Side-Spring Buggy for Sale.
i A thoroughly renovated job at surprisingly
Cull at Ware’s Simp, or on Mr. Kea, at
Holmes Cross Roods,
A Good Farm for Sale.
Mr. E. P. Blacksliear is offering for sale liis
magnificent Carr Shoals, place, on the cast
side of the' Oconee river, five miles above.
Dublin. In addition to i35P acres of good
land, there is on the place one of the most
splendid water powers in Georgia, not ex
celled by the celebrated falls of Augusta
or Cohiriibus. One hundred acres cleared
/and f/ ced; 60 acres now In cultivation; 100
of • the finest cane swamp, which,
though natural embankment, U not sub
let to overflow; 800 ncrc3 of well timber-
id pine woods; good range for cattle both
winter and summer. Except two cabins, no
improvements. Will sell cither with or with
out fish-trap privileges. Cheap for the cash,
.. our Honor all combine in demanding
6 mm. Master fcliafc ' vc pi'oye by public demolisfration,
Pink was in town to go before the Edit- 101(1 perpetuate,.by.#ome regltlaf, sTatc'd,
catiQnul Board which' convened that aunuul celebration the fact that we
day. . He sustained a highly creditable " c -'° not traitors and rebels, but patri-
examination. lie will take chaygo of. ots 1V H° valued principle moro highly
the Prcdominat school this summer, than life; and honor, dearer than prop
v JAMES E. HIGHTOWER,
Attorney at Law,
‘ DltBLIN, UBOROLl.
OiP.ce next door to DumAn Post.
jo 20, ly.
Attorney at - Law,
made a specialty.
Court 1 louse.
Je 20, ly.
Dr. T. H. Hall
WIM, JiEHDME TJIK
Practice of Medicine
and we bespeak for him a hearty sup
port. He deserves it.
The citizens of Dublin met in the. u ^ U1
Court House last Monday afternoon to several companies from this county may
Lot then, those who survive, assem
ble, at tho Court llouso in Dublin din
ing the month of August, and devise
some jneans by which the rosters of the
organize a Fire Department. Two
companies were organized, one white
and one colored.
For the white company the following
officers were elected: Captain, W. H.
Tillery; 1st Lieutenant, L. C. Perry;
Secretary, J. W. Peacock; Treasurer, I'jeet.'
JoolB.l*cny. \ Editor Port.
Colored: Captain, ' '
bo revived and some plan devised which
shall result in a social reunion of the
military of this county, scrvico in honor
of the dead and the bond of sympathy
between the living made perpetual.
Wc invito communications on tho sub-
Lieutenant, Jirepfi ilrowtSolan-! I ^
Sam Plume,-; Treasurer, Jerry Wood- • 3 T r ,”, , ^T^ bo «’ ^
ar( j ^ u I l»ly dissipated by tho reception of the
We had the pleasure of a call
pily dissipated by the reception of the
first issue of tho Post, which, for me
chanical execution, excels the first issue
of any country paper wo have ovorseen.
Wo congratulate you upon the liberal
ing tho money—that we owed him two
or three dollars for lumber. But “No,”
said he, “I have the interest of your
enterprise at heart. I'want to feel like
a subscriber. I want to pay for mi/ pa
per and sag, God speed you.” This
was cheering indeed, coming as it did,
from one of Laurens counry’s most hon
ored and distinguished sons.
The writer of the article in another
column signed “Soldier,” wo have no
doubt will touch a responsive chord in
the heart of every soluier and every pa
triot in the bind. But unless some one
acts in tho matter, that chord will soon
cease to vibrato. We hojie to have nth.
cr communications next week.
the “peoples paper.”
Your article on Congressmen, I think,
meets a hearty approval.
Our Representative, Col. Blount,
stands firmer in the minds of the people
today than ever. Wc have now only
tho echo of tho rotation claim loft.—
Raw recruits can never serve us in fierce
congressional battles like veterans.
Your miscellany is tasteful and admi
rable. Your Agricultural column needs
a little sprinkling of the standard fer
tilizers, which numbers of our fanners
can furnish you.
We report our section of the county,
blessed wjth copious rains. Crops are
excellent, with some grass, which is be-
ing rapidly removed by our efficient and
Laurpns Hill, June 25th 1878,
DR. I. H HARRISON.
CLOT EC X IST G-,
Notions, Fancy Articles,
Which I offer to the public
AS'CAN HE .BOUGHT IN THE MARKET.
All I ask Is, give mo a trial.
ISAAC T. KEEN, PROPRIETOR.
Parties who are behind with mo I Will still furnish with supplies
rough tlie suntm " ----
rarties wuo are neiumi witn mo l wiu sun lurntsn wan su;
through tlie summer, if they will come up and make me secure
W. O. BAL'<
|| Gun and
ESTAllkluds GUN anil PISTOL REPAIRING done promptly
iu,d ^IwitlsWiHy, AH Mud* »t
(Wolfs new Stand),
Office at Drug Store.
Calls during absence may be left with E. J.
Taupucy. At night lie can be found nt the
residence of Mrs. Keene. je 20, ly.
Dr. B. If. Hightower.
MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
Calls promptly attended day or night. ...-
flee next to Hotel. Room at the residence of
Juntos E. Hightower,
je 20, ly.
Mount Vernon, Georgia.
jo 20, ly.
J. W. FLANDERS, M. D.,
Physician and Accoucheur.
Calls attended day or night. Ofllce'nt his
residence. Je 20,1878, ly.
W. J. SCARBROUGH, & CO.
Keep always well supplied with
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS.
Also a good assortment of
iVhleb they wilt sell at prices
Umc3. Give them a call,
to suit the
je 20, tf.
fi. M. ARRAU,
Southeast Corner Public Square. ; t
All work done warranted to please or no charge. .
BUGGY WORK A SPECIALTY,
-KEEPS ALWAYS ON HAND
A Fiue Assortment of Plows, *>
THE JUSTLY CELEBRATED ARNAU SWEEP, -
BjWhieh Is superior to any plow of the kjnd made In this country.
With thanks for pasjjfavors, wo solicit tiie continuance of tfiq same,
jc 20, ly.
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER
OBBAT SEDUCTION lit PRICES.
Call and have your Boots and Shoes made to onmiit, nivj thus se
ll u ’ ' "
v..,.. nuu....... ju.ii nuinn mm raimun innae to oiuron, niw Jims s<
Northern stock ° l U1U U 111 tlluQ you cun possibly get by buyin
As my rules arc exceedingly low, none need apply without Hi
jcA7-0m. Dublin, Ga.
paying high prices for carriage work. This victim <
diluted and all others saved from li siiullur futo"by calling
WARE'S CARRIAGE SHOP
7 ON THE DUBLIN SQUARE.
By . „
Every branch of the business greatly reduced. Buggies palidedt
and handsomely gilded, for *
Worko«nequalled In stylo and finish by any country shop.
W. F. GEFFCKEN,
OaiX*x*iafge Malc©r 3
Building and Repairing done to Order. All work en
trusted to me Neatly and Promptly executed at priced,f<
suit the times. Shop on southeast corner Court Ho a a,
Square, Call and see,
June 20, ly. . ■ •