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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia GREAT LAID SALE AT ACf QBTfl. iff EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR INVESTMENT In the Best Business Point of Its'Size in North Georgia. A TOWN OF DOING AN ANNUAL BUSINESS OF Possessing One of the Most Elegant Little Hotels in the South. THE CONSTITUTION; ATLANTA. GA.. SPKDAY. WSCEMBEM 7. 1890i TWENTY-FOUR PURE WATER AND A MOST- DELIGHTFUL CLIMATE. Rich in Farm and Hospitable Church and-Educational Facilities: Acworth will have a land sale on the llth. This is one of the most superior residence points in Georgia. It is an excellent center of trade for one ot the best sections in tbe state. She is distinctive in possessing many advan- tages of the larger towns. With taxable values of she enjoys the low tax rate of two mills. Her annual trade amounts to a half million dollars, while her cotton receipts will reach bales. Acworth has a population of thrifty and intelligent people, who givo the snost distinctive worth to the town. She has two fine schools that contribute t lier educational prominence, one of these be big the only normal school in tho state. Her churches, five in number, embracing the Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Chns tian and Primitive denominations, are in the most flourishing condition, and speak soul- f ully of the Christian zeal of this moral com- munity. The sale of resident lots advertised for the llth instant, furnishes an ex- in towns of double the population ot Acworth. THE LITCHFIELD HOUSE. A first-class hotel iswbatevery town and this is a distinctionpecnliarto Acworth. The Litchfield house is one of the most ele- gant little hotels that I have seen in all my travels. Its erection is a monument to the enterprise of tho progressive business men of the town that is in advance of what their town is and thoroughly indicative of what it will be It is a beautiful two-story brick containing thirty-six large, well ventilated rooms, and was erected at a cost of br a stock company organized last March. It has water throughout the building closets and all modern conveniences on eveiy floor, an attractive and commodious dinine room, reception rooms and parlors, reading rooms, convenient bedrooms and carpeted and furnished throughout in a manner at once tasteful and comfortable. it is under the proprietorship of Evatt Nicholai Co.. thoroughgoing men, who un- derstand the wants of the public, and who are doing their utmost to satisfy them with suita- ble sleeping apartments and a well-arranged bill of faro. Their guests receive the most courtly attention. The company is officered by Jesse L. Lemon president; L. A. Litchfiold, secretary; and James L. Lemon, J. K. Humphries, J. N Williams, Penn Mitchell, Orlando Awtrey directors, all gentlemen of decided busim ing represented by a comfortable church, and four of the number having brick houses. All are presided over by an able and zealous ministry, whose best energies and talents are employed, in furthering the gospel of Christ. The Baptist church is a handsome brick edifice, and is under the charge of Kev. G. S. TumbHn. The Presbyterian church, another costly and attractive brick building, ia under the direction of Bev. A. G. Johnson. The Methodist comfortable brick bouse of worship, presided over by Kev. J. M cated for the most gratifying results in the intelligent cultivation of the various fruit crops. BOME FINB RESIDENCE LOTS. At the sale of town lots next Thursday, the llth instant, a fine opportunity will be offered the distant nome-seeker for buying a resident lot iu one of the most delightfully located towns in the state. A splendid chance will he- presented the speculator to invest in home Ipts, that are sure to bring double their value, and a most excellent showing will be given those iving in Atlanta to select at reasonable cost desirable suburban lots in a community of the most pronounced health advantages. The sale will embrace about forty desirable lots, located in the best part of the town, aboui oneyhalf mile from the depot. The main body of the land thus offered fronts on Kennesaw street, the leading street of the town, which runs parallel with the Western and Atlantic railroad. From thia street three streets have been. opened, running north and south, known as Park, Proctor and Winn streets, each being about one-fourth of a mile long and crossed by Wood street. and Warren A. Payne, councilmen: all bein, prominent business spirits of their 'town anu each having her advauceraentalways at heart A large tannery, covering one- acre and con- taining thirty vats, where tho best leathers in tip, calf, sole and harness are manufactured, IB one of the best and most needfnl enterprises of the place, and with this ia a shoe factory Those seventeen styles ot men's, women's stenography and typewriting, and 540 fora scholarship in photography. All payments are required In advance. The school is open fifty weeks in the year. Professor Stokely is one of the finest normal tramersm the state, and his enrollment rep- resents Cherokee, Paulding, Wliitfield, Dooly Stewart, Crawford, Burke, Columbia and Monroe counties in this state, and the states of Tennessee, South Carolina and Florida His school is in a most flourishing condition QEOBQL4NA QOI.O AND SILVER PANY. It has been ascertained, after thorough in- vestigation, that gold and silver exist around Acworth in largo quantities, and to this end a company of New Orleans capitalists have pur! chased one of the most valuable explored The company is incorporated under the name of the Georgiana Gold and Silver Min- ing Company, and its operations have been successful to the last degree of Its calStion some of the finest gold that has ever been m t from the Georgiana. Improved machinery has been bought, and extensive preparations have been made to continue work; and white the officials are modest in their reports, yet enough Is known to guarantee that great success has rt yrach capi- Converse, New Orleans, pred- Mr Clow8'' manager, and Df experienced miner and cultivated gentleman, superintendent o better names could he furnished to sns- ADVANTAGES. hope to attain any Im- portance in commercial thrift nniess it to this element the most being These lots lie well and require no filling in or cutting down. They are all desirable for building purposes, and have been cut up so as to allow from a half acre to five acres in each lot. With this property will be offered two im- proved resident lots, each having on it a com- fortable cottage. The entire property is owned by Captain James L. Lemon, who sells it for the purpose of public improvement. Eemember the date of sale, and be certain to attend. The schedule of the Western and Atlantic road is very convenient, and the llth day of December cannot be more profitably spent by those desirine; real estate invest- ments than at Acworth. THB LEMON BANKING COMPANY. An enterprise that clearly indicates the commercial success of its town is a banMng institution. The Lemon Banting Company is one of tho safest and best managed institutions in the state, and its success is only typical of the business merit of the town. It operates under a capital of does an encouraging busi- ness in deposits and loans, and enjoys the highest credit for promptness. It has been doing business since 1853, and dates its new organization from January 1, 1890. It is admirably officered, and such ia its reputation for reliability, thatits deposits reach all of which shows up well for the reputation of the bank and the business thrift of the town. Captain James L. Lemon, tho president, is a ton bagging and ties are kept. Mr. Jesso L. Lemon, of the firm, is one of the most thorough-going business men of my acquaintance, and though a young man, enjoys the confidence of his people to such an extent that he generally holds prominent places in all public enterprises started. He ia president of the hotel company, cashier of the bank, and a member of his council. Mr. Lemon has one ifce most attractive houses of his section. Mr. J. "W. McMillan is a business man of superior worth, and not only enjoys a reputa- tion for business success, but ia equally as fa- vorably known for his integrity. Messrs. G. D. Collins and W. D. Holmes are very popular with the trade, and their splendid efficiency is of decided advantage to their firm. But it ia a strong house in every respect, and its magnificent trade emphasizes its solidity. OBLANDO AWTRSY EEO. If there are two young business men in Georgia that enjoy the esteem of their people more fully than the above firm, I have not met thorn, and that they deserve a full meas- ure of public confidence, no one who knowi While they carry a splendid line of eeneral merchandise, their stock of hardware ia one of the most complete that I have ever seen in a atore where nothing else was sold. Aside from their real estate interests in Acworth, they own farm lands, and are in many ways identified with the growth of their county. Mr. L. A. Litchfield is a man of decided character and fine business capacity, and is secretary of the hotel company. Mr. H. M, Putnam is respected on account of his excellent judgment and worth as a man, and this he deserves. Too much cannot be written in praise of snch men, nor can too much be said of the need of such citizens. HOBTHCUTT, COOFEB CO, The style of this firm is synonymous with everything that is progressive and honorable, and the gentlemen who compose it are among the most favorably known of of all Acworth 's true citizens. Alive to every want of their town, and concerned in every need of their sec- tion, they recoive nothing more than they richly deserve, when the entire community bestows upon them their fullest endorsement. They do a flourishing business in dry goods, boots, shoes and general merchandise, in a store 25x90, having a well selected stock, valued at and doing a safe annual trade ofSSO.OOO. Besides they sell fertilizers and handle bales of cotton annually. Mr. A. M. Nbrthcutt, of the firm, is the oldest merchant of the town arid holds, public confidence to a degree in keeping with his ad- vanced age. Mr. J. C. Cooper, the member on whom most of the duties of the trade devolve, is a gentleman of elegant consideration, a business man of fine judgment and a citizen of the most solid worth. The entire firm is made up of -well-drilled business men. KITCHEIT WILLIAMS. BFor substantial worth, commend me to this house. Having been in business for ten years, they have built up an elegant trade, doing an annual business of They occupy an attractive storeroom, 25x30, that is well filled -with a complete line of dry goods and general merchandise. They are both honorable, experienced business men, and their trade is the result of honest and fair deal- tog. In addition to their mercantile interests, they have real estate investments and a splen- did brickyard, where they make brick daily, using a Sword machine. For these they find ready sale, the bnck being of the best quality. CAPTAIN E. M. MITCHELL, the efficient postmaster and railroad agent of the town, is a typical man of progress and holds the unbounded esteem of his people, He has been railroad agent for twenty years, an endorsement of his efficiency that out- weighs words, twelve years as mayor of his town, which clearly attests his enterprise and popularity, and has recently been appointed postmaster. Captain Mitchell owns several ot the most valuable and attractive building lots in the town tho grove adjoining his home place being by far the prettiest resident lot I seen in years. Any one desiring such property could not do better than to communicate with Captain Mitchell. NEWSPAPER. The Mineral Post is the progressive local paper that reflects the advantages of this live town and distinctive county. Other business men contribute to the im- portance of Acworth, but space forbids fur- ther mention. Kemember, Thursday, llth- instant, ia the day of sale. B. M. A Splendid ProEramm. The Young People's Cliri' church will glvo, on the nth, a grand musical and litcrarv m the lecture room of winter know sometlungo programmes rendered, and occasions. Tie announced by the IeauEefor opportune to hear The entertainment is certain take cess. Tho tickets, costmc only S sold by the members of Colonel P. H. Bar, Will Ke5ide ta Colonel P. H. Brewster, one ana most soccessfullawvers o! a. 7? has moved from his old io G will henceforth make Atl Brewster has entered the nno and tho combmation.undor the fi sey, Brewstcr strong team. They have es4ha offices on the first floor ot a0 new ing. and the furnishing Of their with the general some structure. 01 tiaj i-j Can anything appear njoi woll-ailed and artistically with its handsome show cases' sparkling with tbe luster of pure other precious jewels? These gested by a casual glance at the fascinating and luster as radu Borkele, those ball street. The fact is that it' W0n matter to find a more attractive or b jewelry establishment than theirs 1 place to find an elegant Christmas Maier Barkele are accomplished mai and are familiar with everf detail line at prices tliat are jast am Among the many articles _ none is more appropriate than uutEiM. n, flinger's American Cut Glass KbTft best. Their trade-mark labef is K" piece. Your dealer should be abletojC" to you. "Mot, That Is the amount offered Dr. A. D FOB- u week for one-third interest in the "D__ convinced when they hear and praising its curative powers in gleet, catarrh and kindred vm> without any inconvenience or loss of patient. Call or address 1'. O. box Capitol Building. CorrespoateraTeSl' tlal. See ad and cut in thia paper ditty. Moior Berkele Have one of the finest opticians in the loan, ul are now prepared to nt the most difficult i weak and defectn o c j esight. Prices ol m and eyeglasses reasonable, and no Own SSi eyes' seo W Simp'os Wall JH.ta.-Mp them will deny. Progressive to a fault, hon- orable in all their dealings, they are citizens of whom any community might feel proud. They have been ten years in business and are well known throughout their section for their fair dealing and polite treatment. They do a live business in general merchandise, cot- on, buying and fertilizers, occupying a store 80x90, carrying a stock of and doinean annual trade of Besides this thev handle bales of cotton and sell 300 tons of fertilizers a season. They also make a feat- ure of selling horsesand wagons. Mr. Orlando Awtroy, of the firm, is a man of remarkable capacity and energy. He is tho cotton man of tbe house, and devotes such at- tention to all the details of his business that he easily ranks among the best equipped and most successful business men of his town He is a member of the firm of J F Collins Co., furniture dealers, and Is largely interested in local real estate, owning some of the most valuable resi- dent lota of his town. He also owns several large farms in the section. Besides bis private interests, he is vice preeident of the bank and director in the hotel company. Mr. John Awtrey, the junior member of the firm, is a young man of industrious business worth, and holds the confidence of ail classe as a conservative business man ol high inteir rity. a It is a o strong team, and they deserve their success. trrCHFIKLI> PUTNAM. This is a firm of rare solidity and splendid success. They are both prceressive business men, uudcratandjthoroughly the wants of the _ Biliousness, constipation, torpid liver, piles cured by Dr. Miles' Nerve and Liver Pills, 50 doses 25c. Samples free at druggists, by mail 2Sc. MILES Co., ELKHABT, IKD. The World's Beat Tonlo IVater Is Regent Of Excelsior Springs, Mo. Sold by all leading druggists and grocers. Children will freely take Dr. J. H. McLean's Tar Wine Lung Balm unlike coagh syrups, it contains no opium, will soothe and heal any disease of the throat or lungs quicker than anv other remedy. J Bradycrotine cured headaches for Darious Waterhouse, Chattanooga, Tenn. CHAIRS. Tiddledy Winks at Miller's, 31 Marietta street. dtf Every one is advertising diamonds, but the real test ,s examining the iroods and getting the prices, and if you will compare other stocks with Whitehall street i us. Maier lierkele, O t X BE SOLD AT AUCTION BAI.E. of the most exalted type, and DosmCBs man of the most whom there i n the i >y ro- than the bank BKQJt j This u enterprise ol the trade, and are always in the fore front of any move that has for its object the upbuilding of their town and comity. They do s general merchandise tmsineu, and make a specialty of hardwire, saddles, har- ness, wagons and baggies. They established tlieir business in 1S75, and such haa been Uiei- SUCCOM, that they carry i stock of food, valued atSS.ooo, uddou tunal mte of f ud tbu rlchJy dnwrre, the nuon The Caose of Fain. An ache or pain is not of itself a disease. It is but a and warns a sufferer that there is something the matter with his physical organisa- tion. Weak kidneys, bad blood, and nervousness are frequently the source or cause of the many mysterious aching sensations that afflict the body. You can remove tile cause of such distress by using B. B. C. (Botanic Blood C. H. Ilobetts, Atlanta, Ga., writes: "My kid- neys wure disordered and gave mo excruciation pajn. A single bottle of B. B. B. helped me won" derfully." Win. N. Nelson, MoDonough, Ga., writes: "B. B. B. has benefited my daughter very much. Sbe was afflicted with severe nervousness. 1 think it tho best family medicine." Ga., writes: "I have tried u. B. jt. and it is a great thing for the blood It also cured me of rheumatic paint" wed sunfri Mrs. Winston's Soothing Syrup for CIiU- dren Teething cures wind colic, The Great Htt'of the Suuon, at John M. Miller's ai Marietta PEKiJONAL. M. SI. MAUCK. wall paper andpamts.pape r Hanger, House and sign namter, 27 Hunter? C. J. DANIEL, wall paper, window shades and furniture, 42 Marietta street. Telephone TT. TWEJCTY per cent reduction on parlor furniture nntll January 1st. Cuamberlin, Johnson Co, 2OO Children's Chain, 50c. 3OO Children's CTaaav 75c. 3OO Children's 200 Children's Chains, Rhodes Haverty Fur- niture Co. The Xmas '-Jumbo" for in antique or ZVL century finish, beats the world. Rhodes Eav- erty Furniture Co. ____RAILROAD TIME-TABLES fibowing the Arrival and Departure rf AH Trains from Tina _____ABPJVE. IHifABT.____. CEXTIiAI. RAILROAD Ol' _ 3, from Sav.mnah to Sa- t> 45 am vannall J J" 15, from n, to BimesviUe.. 8 00 ain con li 11, from 12, to SEa- Macon. 1100am con 1 fro.l, from Sa- 13, to vannah 5 40jiml Bjrnjivllle... Ao. 13, from Sawn- 10 pm) uah Tfc will sell you a beautiful little diamond rine fora child, for Maier i; Berkele. u ___ Promcliit'Ki'.. c 4Siiu To From Mirietto.. 8 SSain To JLinotti U From Eome ....11 Ooim To 1 From 1 -Spin To Home From Marietta.. 2 .5pm To .Marietta C 40pm To 6 E From Mnrr. To 2 From IDmett J 10_SO .1.1 To Mariott WEST 1W. 22 S From G 50am io out- ,h-i From West Pt... 10 25 mi To 2? i oopm.To West Point.- From Opelika 5 3oiim T< __ __ from S-.Tinn h, U for Brunswick and Jick-1 sonviUG 1035 am nllc and 13, from New York, points U KnoxYille, SaaliTille 'Xo and CIn'natl. TilJe CincimtaPi TilJe, Cinci York aad Ed. t. Grant Slsn Company. 63 Peachtree, 'puona cot SiRM anil banners SOc Sl.OO. Of course yon'll not think of buying Neckwear till you've seen our stock. Our lines at the above Superb Keck Dreailmrs. Our present line, just received, is unapproach- able in either quantity, quality, style or price If you buy before seeing it, yon'll wish you hadn't. A. O. M. Gay Jt Son, 18 Whitehall. sat Bun Novelties for the 'n Neckwear, Silk Hauokerchie tobes. Street ana Drees Gloves VT.Uk JmUrellas, eto. A. O, M.
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