Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia
24 THE CONSTITUTION: ATLANTA. GA.. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1890. TWENTY-FOUR PAGES. ii CAPTAIN NESBITT SAJt TO BAX ABOUT THE JMXX Proposing: to Abolish tho Department of Proposed A bill in which very general interest is felt How in Georgia, ia that by Senator Vincent to abolish the state department of agriculture. In the senate, -where tbe hill originates, it 3s claimed by the supporters of the measure, that it ia pretty certain of passage. If this be true, the proposition is of aerious public importance, and the people of the state are called upon for an expression of opinion. COMJSJSSIOITiCIt NHSBITT TALKS. "There is nothing new in the character of the fight upon the said Com- missioner Nesbitt, "except possibly this argu- ment that the department is an expense to the atate. "It is true, I believe, that every other de- partment of the state government Is a public expense. The governor takes more from the treasury than be puta back; 50 does the school commissioner; so "with the treas- urer and the other statehouse officers. The whole machinery of government is an ex- pense, a necessary expense, upon the people. "But tbe department of agicultu.ro really puts more money into the treasury than it takes oufc It is more than self-sustaining, paying annually a considerable sum into the state treasury. "The money taken In aa fees by this depart- ment is not even an indirect taxgupon the peo- ple for it comes direct from tbe manufacturers, and in the long run the people of Georgia get their fertilizers at as Iowa price as the people of any other state ivhero such an inspection, fee 13 not paid by tbe manufacturers. "Incidentally, the farmers are they will be from now this inspection system, against the adulteration of oils and fertilizers. "To answer the statement of Senator Tin- cent, then, that the department is an expense, requiring more fpr its support than it pays hack to tbe state, nothing could bo further from the truth. The very opposite of this is notably true. "The general plan of the Georgia depart- ment is as good, I believe, as any state depart- ment of Its Jcind in tbe union. The trouble has been that the department failed to do what it might have done. The people had a right to complain. The inspection system was rot- ten, and failed wholly to protect them. The method of dealing with them altogether through these printed monthly reports was a mere form. Nino farmers out of ten never saw one from January to January. What they needed was a department that camo borne to that attended their fairs and local gatherings, and mixed and mingled with them. The commissioner of agriculture lias been as far removed from the farmers of tbe atate as the attorney general, or any other statehonse officer. "Now, I might say a great deal more on that line, going into details. I spoke and talked about that in more than eighty counties in the state during the campaign, but there is no need to stir it all up again. "But, as I said before, the opposition amongst the farmers of the state is reasonable and well- grounded. It ia based on what the department did, not on what it might have done. This can hardly be said to concern me personally at all, but in addition to this I have been com- pelled to make enemies in tbe can- vass and since then in my renovation of the department. I have made changes regardless of political or other such influences, and that has put a number of such influences at work against me personally. They are at work now decrying tbe department. have reduced a number of exorbitant salaries in the department and have made it a working department. The employes are to be paid reasonably for what they do, and not at all for what they don't do. "There are some changes to be made in the law. For example, as I have already recom- mended to the governor, there ought to be some sort of contingency fund for the depart- ment, so that glanders and other contagious diseases could he stopped. "Then, as to the inspection of fertilizers: To make the present system really effective would require a great many more inspectors. The bulk of the work is done in the first three months of the year. "I believe tbe best way is to keep a part of tbe present force of inspectors moving, like a sort of police force. Let them inspect the fertilizer in the farmer's TV agon, or at his home, to see that, as it is actually sold it comes up to the advertised standard. "Then again the standard of fertilizers nxed several years ago, should be raised. "I think I shall discontinue the printing of monthly reports and write letters from time to time as occasion requires. These will be pub- ashed in the country newspapers and go to the homes of the farmers. "As soon as the legislature adjourns, and I am able to leave the office, I shall spend nearly my whole time traveling over the state, meet- ing the farmers and making practical aeauaint- ance with their needs. fl3ithfthe U1ece33ary changes in the law. and force of working employes, I have no fear nor doubt of the popular verdict two years irom now. ''The department can be made a blessing and a benefit to the farmers. They have had reason to complain in the past. I don't be- lieve they will have in the future. That's all I can say bill of Senator Vincent." LOST HIS OVERCOAT. Judge Emory Spaor Writes a Letter to His Cousin. Some time ago Colonel D. N. Spoor, of this city visited his cousin, Judge Emory Speer, at the latter's suburban residence near Macau. While thera a thief entered his room at night quietly struck a match and was making himself at Uome, when tho colonel awoke. The thief uoat a hasty retreat, witii Colonel Speer's overcoat ID his possession. Judge Speer has written tne following to Colonel Speer, and a reporter, by chance, seeing tho letter, asked permission to uso it: D. N. Speer, My SENATOR GOEDON WILL fZXGUT HIS TJSOTSC TO THE AZ.X.IANCE. Will BO Initiated next Tuesday with Solemn Form A Good Deal of Talk Over the Affair. alliance- Senator John B. Gordon man. He has at least accepted an invitation to join the order, and the ceremonies attendant upon his initiation will be conducted in sol- emn form Tuesday afternoon. Senator Gordon was to have been initiated last Friday afternoon by the suballianceat De- for aome reason it was postponed. Th rumor yesterday that circulated through thrdor I've got from the chief and the board is :o keep the people moving on. They must ceep a-walking when they strike this bridge. I wish you would say something about tnis mrt of it in the paper." So walk when you touch Broad street bridge. and keep a-walking until you get across. TUB BUBIAI, OF JUDGE CHJSHOI.IH. Tbe Interment to Tafee Place in Bonavon- tnre SAVAKNAH, Ga., December The remains of Judgo Chisholm will arrive early tomorrow morning, accompanied by the family and several railroad officials. The funeral services will take place in the after- noon at the First Presbyterian church, Rev. Pripps officiating. The interment will be at Bonaventure. The body will be escorted to the cemetery by the Savannah Cadets and the Oglethorpe Light Infantry. At a meeting of the bar today it made an appropriate expression of its sorrow and the loss the profession has sustained in Judgo Chisholm's death. The lawyers will also at- tend the burial in a body. HIS NERVE FAILED HIM. RUSH! BUSH! IS THE WAY THINGS ARE GOING AT A Desperate ALBANY, Ga., December A deaperate nght occurred between two negroes n Washington street late this afternoon. Cohort Reed drew his knife upon Wash Hill Then the latter jerked it away from him and iteraliy carved him up, cutting him all over is body. Heed IB being sewed up by Dr. lilsmau, and some hopes are entertained of ia recovery. Tho School Bill Defeated. CONYEBS, Ga., December tho municipal election today, J. R. Maddox won the race. The following will sen e as al- dermen for the next year; W. V. Almond M. R. Stewart, B. Reagan, J. W. Almond' J. O. Stephenson, Dr. J. A. Gwinn and Mr Fitz Stansell tied and will have to run it Ihe public school bill, the same aa woa voted on last year, was again defeated. The Burning: Of a Barn. TATZ.OK, Ga.( December formation statos that the barn of Mr T J Burden, a well-to-do farmer, living near hy fire last night When discovered the flames had made such progress until it was useless to make anv effort to out it. All of his farm tools and several mules were victims of the fire. And Now He Will Have to X.aBffuiah in Prison. ALBANY, Ga., December L. Wallace, who shot his wife last night, ap- peared at the Albany jail at midnight last and knocked on the door of the residence por- tion. Jailer Hilbourn, who had just returned from a fruitless search for him, invited him in and after conversing a while before the fire, Hilbourn told him he had been deputized to arrest him wherever found. He gave himself up and was lodged in a eel. He acknowledges tbe shooting and said ho intended to kill hig wife and then himself.but his nerve gave way. Mrs, Wallace is out of danger. Manufacturing: In Athena. ATHENS, Ga., December Classic City Is very rapidly coming to the front in a manufacturing way. TUB ground has baon broken upon which Captain John W. Brumby will erect a shoe factory. Tins factory will be operated (n eonnectJou with his tanyard, and will be a great addition to manufactories. Our city realizes tho importance of varied manufactories. and nor citizens aro grainy to work with a will in this direction. Several other enterprises of this nature aro being worked up, and in tho near fut- ure Athens will ue given the advantage of them. The Young Christians at Savannah. SAVANNAH, Ga.. December The convention of the Young Men's Christian Association of ths Savannah district em- bracing Chatham, Screven, Bulloch, Liberty Montgomery, Emanuel and Tattnall counties' will be held at Hinesville, December 12th to 14th. Pleasant Surprise. Fiom Christmas Puck. Miss Bessy, on receiving her first am surprised at your audacity, sir. Mr. Brace, giving her am a little bit surprised at myself but I guess tt'a all right- MK. HERBERT H. DEAS, an able young lawyer of Gainesville, is in attendance on the supreme court. Ma.lRAv WELLBORN, who for the past years has been with John Miller, the stationer, may now he found with the popular furnishers, Messrs Hughce Law, where he will be happy to serve his frionde. CHAIRS. 2OO Children's Chairs 5Oc. 300 Children's Chairs, 75c. 300 Children's Chairs, 20O Children's Chairs Rhodes Haverty Fur- niture Co. WON FUL SHOES I Having been solicited by our numerous patrons to continue our great sale, and acceding to their wishes, we have deter- mined, for the benejit of those who were unable to get waited on during the great rush, and for the benefit of those residing out- side of the city, to continue it for afeiv days longer. T. genuine French Calf handsewed, also Patent Leather, finest quality, at pair; worth These Shoes are made by such celebrated makers as Miller Ober, Nettleton, Heiser Johnson Murphy, Torrey, Bannister and others. horf pairs of the very best makes of Misses' and Children's Shoes at 81 pair; worth 82. tore In TOUT heart imt T a ua D. H. DOUGHERTY v They are giving the people what they Santa Glaus will be with us this week the rushing crowds a chance to invest and lovely bargains. We are going to d this week we have never done before j usually the time we do the big-gest slashing- but we are pleased with the way our gone out, and we are going to give a hnstmas walk around. worth of. -i Jackets, Dress Goods, Silks, Blankets, Comfort Underwear, and of Silk Mufflers f kerchiefs, Hosiery, Embroidered Hanc Silk and Linen Initial Handkerchiefs worth of Pur and Astrakhan Cages' Muffs. We are doing the Fur trade of this'citv cause we are selling them cheaper than you or body else can buy them at the factory, if you Furs of any kind, come to see us before you buvtf will save you money. We can only furnish von? of our prices for week's Christmas pieces of Flannels, Plaids, Plain, EiderS red, white, gray, and all the leading solid colors W will sell them in seven lots: No. 1 will be lOc ifa will be Lot No.3 will be 18c, Lot No 4 wi 25c, Lot No. 5 will be 35c, Lot No. 6 will be 50c No. 7 will be 65c. Any of the above numbers you take your choice at the above prices; they are si and double width, some as wide as 56 inches know these goods are worth double the money our late trip to the mills gave us big advantages SB prices, and we will show the south how to sellFlM, nels cheap. All double width and a great manyd them yards wide. Nine prices in Dress-Goods, Henriettas, Serges, Blanket Serges, Tricots, MatS lasee, Cashmeres, Plaids, Stripes, Fancies and Coo- bmations. They are the finest assortment of Goods this side of New York. Only nine priced Price No. 1 wiU go at lOc, Price No. 2 will go at lot Price No. 3 will go at 18c, Price No. 4 will go at25a Price No. 5 will go at 35c, Price No. 6 will go atSOa Price No. 7 will go at 65c, Price No. 8 will go at75c Price No. 9 will go at 95c. If you can match any of the above prices for twice the monevwe will give wo a dress. Remember, they are all fine goods anderta wide. One more case of those 65c Serges at 26c. PLAIDS. PLAIDS. PLAIDS, Come to see us for Plaids, Blankets, Comforto. 16 bales of Comforts to go this week at July prices, We know it is going to be cold, so we are goiBgto help to keep you warm by selling you Comforts 1A off Comforts this week at 63c, Comforts this week at 75c, Comforts this week at85c, Comforts this week at Comfort! this week at Comforts this Comforts this week at Comforts this week at Comforts this week Comforts this week at The abow prices are only for this week. New lot of Eiderdown Comforts cheaper than ever for this week. S2 Blan- kets for this week only Blankets forte week only Blankets for this week onlj 68c, Blankets for this week only Blan- kets for.this week only Blankets for to week only Blankets for this week only Blankets for this week only Blankets for this week only Blankets for this week only The above lot of fine Blankets is offered at this slaughter for this week. They are beautiful goods, and will be a credit to any one's bed, and will give you solid comfort. See us this week on Blankets and Comforts. HAVE YOU HEARD THE LATEST? Sixteen Hundred Jackets, Capes and Wraps opened for this week's Santa Christmas sale. All new and elegant goods, tailor made, in the newest styles. The entire lot will be put on sale at the following prices factory cost; our cut price Cloth Jacket. factory cost; our cut price Cloth Jacket. factory cost; our cut price Cloth Jacket. fac- tory cost; our cut price Cloth Jacket. factory cost; our cut price Cloth Jacket. factory cost; our cut price Cloth Jacket. factory cost; our cut price Cloth Jacket. factory cost; our cut price, Plush Jacket. factory cost; our eut price, Plush Jacket. factory cost; our cut price, Plush Jacket. factory cost; our cut price, Plush Jacket, jp? factory cost; our cut price, Plush Jacket. factory cost; our cut price, Plush Jacket. This will be the grandest weekia Fur and Astrakhan you ever saw. We have about 300 Capes left, which we are go- ing to take off one-third of the price, and let them slide. expect to buy a Cape this winter this is your chance. this week. We have had the biggest boom this season Ladies, Children and Gents' Knit Underwear that we have ever had. So we have a. great many odd lots that will be offered week, at 350 on the dollar. So you see somebody is going get a. grand drive in Underwear. Don't you need some? DOJjt forget our Silk Mufflers and Handkerchiefs that we will for this Christmas sale. They are samples bought of drmnnie8 at asc on the dollar. See! They will be sold this week as extff bargains for our Handkerchief Department. They from 4oc up to bat will be sold at i5c up to They simply magnificent goods, and you will do well to pay us a visit experienced Shoe Salesmen. Apply early tomorrow morning. RYAN'S SONS. this wtek and own some. Now is the time to buy your holiday goods. See them this Special sale of Domestics, Ginghams and Calicoes this week; Frnit checks 4 Lonsdale cambric a little soiled; Sea Ida Georgia Sheeting 6c, Best calicoes 50. Big sale of Ladies' Knit coats. 10-4 Sheeting_i7c, regular price 250; Gray Twilled FlanneI, one case Dress Flannel 250. We will sell 100 more of lovely SjHTDress Patterns this week at 500 on the dollar. Stock-ting 1st of.Geniewearry, and we gwin't tur git fixed fur hit by giving a sale this week. Remember we have shot out the high prices, and for one week we are going to give our tew prices that you will rejoice at your coming.' Don't forget these f only hold good for one week. Come early. T> H. DOUGHERTY CO., w and 41 Peachtree Street, South. __. NEW SIMPER!