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   Georgia Boston Times (Newspaper) - February 6, 1903, Boston, Georgia                                 GENERAI  university!  MOORE Puf  lARY  ÌÈORGIA  [E, 1936  ON     . WS}00 AH^^      ——-        BOSTON, THOMAS,COTJISITYi' OEOROIA, P^EBRU ARV 6 I9O3.    ■ NO. 5.     J  IS THIS REASONABLE ARGUMENT?  Being exclusive Hardware dealers, we buy in large quantities from factories and the largest Hardware House in the country.  Experience has taught  faOl  The need of ,our customers in everV wake of life. The farmer will find that we have all of the  NEW FARM IMPLEMENTS  That are practical and adopted to this section.  The mechanic will find that we are familiar with all lead-♦ii^ brands 6£  tEdgje Tools and Bull^er^ Hardwarfe  O^vhich we carry a full line in stock at air times.  ' Tlie saw mill man will find that feis wants have been well cared for in the way of  Valves, Injectors, Inspirators, Grease Cups, Pipe Fittings.  Our quick service in cutting Pipe to order.  TEAM HARNESS, SADDLES, BRIDLES, Etc.,  The Housekeeper will imd that our line of  HOUSE FURNISHINGS,  Consisting of Stoves, Tinware that will not rust, Steel En-; aineled ware, Johnson Bros* English, Granite and Porcelain ware, Lamps, Wooden ware. Glassware, Silverware, etc.,  Quality is long Remembered after Price is Forgotten.  i . Therefore we insist on selling our customers the best that " caih ie-had..  GANTTS GUANO DISTRIBUTORS  The farmers little machine, is too well and favorably known for comment, so will only say that we sell them. Feeling  make it to your if^lerest, as welUa» ours, wc solicit your Hardware trade.  PJtiono Mo.  JNO. Q. BURNEY, M'gr.  BEAUTIFUL BOSTON  The Coming Town of South Georgia. A Large Increase in All Branches of Bui^ness.  Probably very few of have ever thought of the ori-  increased in the past few years over 50 per cent; we have first gin of the nam? of our beau-jc'^i^s banking facilities. The tiful little town. All 'of the| Boston's in the United States are named for Boston England, and that Boston is Bo-tolph's town named for St.  1 r,  Botolph an old English saint^Li^s business is done on a  ''^'^''m^Á^WmmlLM ^asis and partii e sfrlr teli 7th. century.., .. ....... . -.II™fers handsoniTdrndSK  kB  "iATe will con.tin.-ae to sell ovlt EHXIRE STOCK: QK  WINDER. CIvOTHINo"  r.  Please Remember that this is an actual cost sale and 3^ou can SAVE MONEY. We are offering the  Best and Highest Grade Clothing.  Our line of SHOES, HATS, SHIRTS and NECK WEAR, is the newest creations o^it.  WtiALEY & DANIEL,  Clothiers, Boston, Qa.  OUR PRESCRIPTION  DEPARTMENT.  ' In prescription work we consistantly adhere to the principle that only the purest and best DRUGS AND MEDICINES should be used. We never depart from that standard, ^ There's no need telling when you'll need ^OPi^pt Reliable Prescription service , INMIND. Bristling facts in Hair  i^nstes, for 25 ceat^^ to 11.50.  D, INGRAM CO. City Drug store  Tlie JV^e ifiiontractecl because in the course of centuries grew a-desire for shorter names, hence Boston.  Boston was incorporated October 24, 1870. The following comprised the board of commissioners who applied for the charter:  B. I, Stone; A. B. Carson, ]. X. Long; J. J. Hatchell; Th\s. Adams,  A\ that time David G. Cotting was Secretary of State. R. L. McWhorter was speaker of the House of Representatives and John J. Newton was clerk . of House.  We havx here a splendid free school in chargo of Prof* W, E, Nichols, assisted by an able corps of teachers , is about 175 pupils in attendance; all the English branches are thoroughly taught. The discipline though kind, is firm and decisive.  We hare four practicing physicians, though on account of the healthy location of the town their services are not very much in demand.  The town has excellent artesian water though it has no system of water works in yet. The water is free to everyone who goes o^sends for it.  There is no town in Southwest Georgia that has a brighter future in store for it than Boston if our citizens will all pull together for the good of it; encourage enterprises to come here and offer inducements which will cause them to come.  A few small f^to-ries of s«toie«»4cind woiild%ive the town an impetus that nothing else will, and what helps one will help us all.  The growth of Boston has been steady and the contractors Forster and Feltham no sooner get one building completed when they commence on another.  One enterprise that is most needed now is a planing mill and variety w^orks, as anyone wishing to build has to buy material in another town, and money spent - there does our town no good, what we want to do is tb keep^ as niuch money as possible~£tt()wme.  Our citizens are kind and hospitable and always read}' to accommodate desirable citizens, and we for the whole people can say that this class of people are always welcome.  The business of the town has  Merchant & Farmers Bank is a home institution owned by bur own people capitalize^l at $50,000. M. R. Mallette is ^the president and J. M. Jones vice-president and caskrcr.  safe old-Olir  business men are solic^ progressive men. Among them are The Comfort Trading Co. with a paid in capital of $35,-000. Mr, B, M. Comfort is the president and D. E. McDonald vice-president, and C, H. Carson secretar}- and treasurer. They do a large supply and fertilizer business, and in addition to this have a lari^c cotton ginnery. They are now contemplating building a hand |iome brick store two stories high with basement when completed will be the handsomest.building-in town. They f have already had ' the plans made and the br.ilding when erected will do credit to a larger town. Mr. George Feltham is the architect. J -Í Way &Q<3. j merehani^s and turpentine operators, occupy a handsome building at the corner of Main and Jefferson streets, and do quite a large business. The hardware store of F. C. Ivey & Co. 'is next door and of which firm J. G. Burney is manager, anything in the line of hardware, glass crockery and farming implements can be found there. Up stairs in the same building are thé dental parlors of Fam-brough & Moody, The Boston Teleplmne Exchange of wliich J. Av. Fambrough is manager. They have over 90 phones in operation.  Next to the exchange is W. J. Miller's barber shop. Next to that is The Times office. The other part of the second story is occupied by Horeb Lodge No; 281, A. F. &-^Jk^ M and the 'f M.J<ush|p chapter R. A. M. The other merchants in the town are as follows:  Ansley & Parrish, general merchandise,  Mrs. H. C. MasSey, miílin-ery."  M, L. Cook '& Co. General Merchandise.  J. W, Taylor, General Merchandise.  J. B. & W.J. Brooks, General Merchandise. City Drug Store. W. L. Mardre, tancy groceries.  E. W. Daniel, Drugs, • Whaley & Daniel, Gents Furnishings, Shoes, etc. E. C. Milligan, cotton ware rtilizer and feed stuffs. J. J. Paramore, Furniture. B. A. & F. S. Norton, general merchandise.  Brooks & Clark, general merchaiUlise.-  W. Z. Brantley, general merchandise.  J. N. McCiaughey, (ieneral Merchandise.  T. T. Joyner's barber shop.  S. J. Kingsley, meats, vegetables, etc.  M. Lnndon, general merchandise.  S. B. Zeigler & Co., general merchandiiie.  In addition to those business houses we have se\ era saw mills in ovir vicinity which every month pay out large sums of money to their hai-M-h which is spent with our mefJ chants. We have three g()Dc^ churches with large memberships. The Baptist church u in charge of Rev. D. H. Parker. The Methodist church is in charge of Rev. H. Cjones. The Presbyterian church is in charge of Rev. W. H. Mc-Meen.  Boston is situated on the fine of the A. C. I.. R. R., in Thomas county, and is 12 miles east of Thoniasville which is the county :Lite of this county and is 14 miles west of Ouitman which is the county site of Brooks county. The farming section around Boston cannot be surpassed in any sectTjn of Georgia. Our farmers are self-supporting and enterprising. They ftre adopting the im  proved methods of farming which is evident by the large quantities ot improved farming implements they have purchiis^ in the last few years.  This is the greatest pear shipping point in Georgia. The Le Conte and Kieffer pears do well in this section and annually bring thousands of dollars to our section. There has been bought he e since Sept. 1st, almost 60(0 bales of short staple cotton which in round figures has brought about $240,000. There has been about 800 bales of long staple bought.. In addition to this about 1500 barrels of syrup has also_^been sold. There are very few montlisA in the year that our leading, farmer's do no|; have something to*^ sell. It % a common sight to see several two mule wagons loaded with home cured meat on the streets at one time.  The increase in real estate values has been phenomenal  it has in-  m some  mstances  O/  creased over 100  The business of the town in the last few years has increased over 50 No better index of a town's prosperity can be found than an increase in postal receipts. The increase in sales of stamps and stamped paper for 1902 over 1901 was $291. 43. The increase in the number of money orders issued 1902 over 1901 was 353 orders.  In addition to the farming interests here,, we have lumber and turpentine industries, which pay out yearly thousands of dollars, the greater part of which is spent with home merchants.  And so :is county Mgain; som and some to give lic( some to pl| may be plead that I way a ma| ;)lead that tempter m| dlowed in the silver-with his and danxnil jeive our-gef. ^•Yes,|  ^vVcobld vl each, but you say tlu hibited ? 'hose wh| ••■uckers dol Jrink and hem divid( Mow is it perance. Mgainst a ft run them while evel passing thr illowed tl brought to :ases, bol without a peranee legislature the little fisi ones go oul I cripple soon be caught selll ren ''red ei told that tlj or somebodi I bottle in a I hear th; ''select men lows, the tl] ittain to su( cracy is sii gusting to tj noble wo ml see you asl '•bust head'l Broad stre< with a quil you were a| didn't care 'lates a hyp J Oatan and a] he finds sucl The devil ii|  rijni-isOilkedl  y i,^*!»...- -it r-. ■ apostatised  child of  and friendsl  cTTimty" for  but I may tt  it takes to  A queer at Lexington or whatevei consist of S( office at All tal money <| prominent n] of 5 cents, ders piiyabh Senator" Ij Roosevelt, David B, Hi of others fo  >ition.  IS that Thom-'ast her ballot >r the saloons, 1st them; some I to living hells; that the curse lioved. Some libition "takes |rights," others le facinating Inever again be r midst, that rued mocker, litmg, chillins: (lastly may de-ones no lon-fi "weH^dnough [liî'^dTy;" wish tickets Did I hear rohibition pro-Aou say that soaked rum I still get their the Àiost of |h their friend ? >ons of Tem-we legislate |iar tenders and of business, [express train our county is ive the stiiiY door in jugs, and barrels it from Tem-American [Iways caught Bid let the big [he high seas; ir" would ^as the bars'' if pint of rot-While I'm lis some men in "o d r you 10 minutes— lo-vvever, only Infidential fel-ind tried" can Ivors. Hypo-ig and dis-nen, pure and I would rather a barrel of the middle of licking it out e would say (nest man and Iknew it. God in His sight, ll,^mil,es when )bject .of pity^ only being to- meet the iacco-^moked I (5od'forsaken IW. Brethren carried the Idry by odds, li later what  Ibit. ■  JN Talk.'»  lof crank lives [iss. His fad, lay be called, |g to the post-N. Y.,^pos-'s payable to ill for the sum las bought oi'-5ertator Piatt, Kv, President liard Croker, Id a number lents euch.   

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