GEO D. WHEATLEY. GEO. D. WHEATLEY.
To Those Who Doubt.
THAT a majority of our buying public have implicit
faith in our advertisements is daily proved by re
sults. That there are some people in this community who
do not believe in the truth of any printed statement “goes
without saying. They are not to blame for this, perhaps,
however, “a burn child dreads fire,” you know. So an oft
humbugged buyer is shy of being humbugged again. This
store reaches out for the doubting ones, and desires to prove
to them that in all its advertising, it states facts, —only facts
—plain, pure and simple.
BOVS The proving of
. C., . . them will prove us,
bilirt WaiSL and add new friends
Facts. to our Btore » nr e^6e
make enemies, and
we are not making enemies of the public.
Not if we know it.
Boys Unlaundried Shirt Waist, assorted
style's, in light or dark, Percales. Ginghams,
etc,, any size, from 5 to 14 years, at 26c each.
Boys Unlaundried Shirt Waist. “The Moth
ers Friend,’’ waistbands, in light or dark
ground Percales, or imported Madras, in
cluding plain white; any size, from sto 15
years, at 50c each.
Boys Laundried Shirt Waists, “The Moth
er’s Friend, waistbands, in fancy colors
Madras or Zephyr Ginghams, plain or pleat
bosoms, at 75c each.
Boys “Combination" Shirt Waists or Juve
nile shirts of plain white, or fancy Madras,
including pleated bosoms, at 81.00 each.
Whittled 4 The
... ■_ . turers whittled his
Wash Goods, price to clean out
his stock. We whittle again to make
rhe selling rapid. The stylee are brand
new an i very attractive. Come get the
first swing if possible.
Windsor novelty printed Percales, full 36-
inches wide, very best made and warranted
fast colors, at 10c yard.
Merrimac Shirting Prints, full standard,
best made, selected styles appropriate for
shirt waists and warranted to wash, at 5c yd
Imported Irish Dimities, the finest quality
we ever owned; in beautiful assortment of
blue, pink, lavender and red, at 15c yard.
364nch Colored Shirt Waist Linen, popular
novelty, formerly 50c, now reduced to 40c yd.
30-inch Imported English Denims, admire
able alike for suitor skirt, formerly 45c now
reduced to 33 l-3c yard.
Special Items-- lt We ca H, tn £ m
. “special” be-
W nite Goods. cause they are
high grade goods at moderate prices,
and a modest price here means a low
One case, assorted styles, 27-lnch White
Checked Muslins, extra good values, regular
price Bc., reduced now to sc. yard.
28-lncb White Duck Suiting, linen finish,
and warranted “anti shrink.” regular 15c.
quality, now reduced to 10c. yard.
30-inch'White Victoria Lawns, extra fine
quality, very sheer finish, only Bc. yd.
32-inch White French Welt Piques, also
small cords and figures, now reduced to 12&c
The best of everything you want
to wear—always cheapest at
Geo. D. WHEATLEY.
Corner Lamar Street and Cotion Avenue,
MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Bargain Days Here as Usual.
Five Thousand Yards New Embroid
eries at Lowest Prices Known in
Lot No. 1. Contains Embroideries worth
up to 8c; choice now at I-2C
Lot 2. contains Embroideries worth up to
10c; choice now at yj
Lot No. 3. contains Embroideries worth up
to 20c; choice now at .. jqc y(j
Lot No. 4. contains Embroideries worth
25c; choice now at J=2C
One thousand yards sheer white Lawns,
full 34 inches wide, regular price 10c;
here Monday and Tuesday—
at per yard <5
Five Dozen Ladies’ lisle thread ribbed vest,
silk tape neck, regular price 50c; Here
Mondayjand Tuesday at each. .. jqc
One Table French Organdies, French Di
mities and American Organdies, worth
up to 25c; choice Monday and Tues
dayat ioc yd
Men’s Madras Shirts, two extra collars and
one pair cuffs, worth up to $1; choice
Monday and Tuesday at each..
A. G. DUNCAN.
Hot Weather F « r ladi ° B 7
- , , gentlemen. Don’t
Underwear, ever forget please,
that this is our very prize department.
Your wants can be filled here to your
Ladies’ Lisle Thread, full bleached, Under
vests, with or without sleeves, with embroid
ery trimmings, 12 l-2c each,
Ladies’ Mercerized Lisle Thread Under
vests, pure white and sac simile of pure silk,
sleeve or sleeveless styles, 25c each.
Gentlemen’s Checked Jaconet Underwear
full bleached, cool, clean and durable; ant
size shirt or drawers desired, 50c, garment.
Gentlemen s Lisle Thread or Balbriggan
Uunderwear, natural color, or fancy styles,
all very light weight, either shirt or drawers
Light-Weight We always did
... —we always will
UlOlmng. lead the van in
fine Clothing. Good reason for it, too.
We sell the best, the very best Cloth
ing made. It fits, wears well, and we
sell it cheap.
Hamburger Bros, double breasted blue
serge, any size 33 to 42, extra coats—enough
said—at $2 50 each.
Hamburger Bros, daoble breasted Fancy
Flannel unlihed Outing Sults, coat and pants
only, any size 33 to 40, at 8 00 per suit.
Hamburger Bros, darb blue half lined
Serge Suits. The indespensable, indestructi
ble, “non-combustible” sort that fadeth not
away; any size from 34 to 46. at 810 per suit.
Bargains in we’ii just give you
° .. the bare facts. Com-
UOITieStICS pare the prices with
those elsewhere. You’ll quickly decide
The best Prints, dress styles, 4 l-2c. yd.
The best Homespun Plaids, sc. yd,
The best Ginghams, apron styles, 6c. yd.
The best yard-wide Sheeting, 5 l-2c. yd.
The best Standard Sea Islands, 6c. yd.
The best yard-wide Bleaching. 7c. yd.
The best Mattrass Ticks, Bc. yd.
The best “A C A” Feather Ticks, 12 l-2c. yd.
The best 8-ounce standard Duck, 8 l-2c, yd.
The best Hickory Shirting, 9c. yd.
The best 10-4 Sheeting, bleached, 22 1-2 c. yd.
The best 10-4 Sheeting, brown, 20c. yd.
3 The Old Reliable Jewelry Store. £
•4ft All the latest designs in ..... .
% FINE SILVERWARE, S
S JEWELRY xJ
and goods found in a first-class store,'can be[found’at
G. T. SULLIVAN, Successor to Americus Jewelry and
Watch .Inspector Georgia & Alabama R. R. US C Company
Next to Ladies’ Entrance Windsor Hotel.
BROUGHT NINE AND A QUARTER.
Another Advance in Cotton Market
Nine and a quarter cents waspaid for
cotton in Americus yesterday; not for
one bale but for all the best grades on
An adyance of fifteen points in con
tracts caused the jump.
And just now it really seems that
much higher prices may be expected,
though the prudent farmer is not
going to miss a good thing by re
fusing nine cents now.
It is so much more than he expected
when the crop was planted. However,
he is to be congratulated upon the
present price of cotton.
It is indeed a long lane that has no
The drought is simply playing havoc
with the crop and the yield will be
largely curtailed. In fact, no one
would be surprised to see the market
soon reach ten cents.
Everything depends upon the con
tinuation of the burning drought.
Probably forty bales were received
here yesterday and, as stated, prices
ranged from 9 to 9 1-4 cents. There
are several buyers in the field and the
demand is good.
Better have a good medicine and not
use it than to need it and not baye it.
See? Then just before you get hurt,
buy a bottle of Dr. Tichonor’s Anti
septic. It is a record breaker for
Wounds, Burns, Bruises, Scalds,
etc., for man and beast. 50c. a bottle
at all drug stores.
THE EMPIRE MAKES A CHANGE.
Will Occupy New Quarters After
The Empire shoe store, of which
Mr. J. W. Li. Daniel is manager, will
occupy the J. C. Nicholson store in the
Thomas Block after September Ist.
Mr. Daniel will haye Callie Speer as
sociated with him in business and
will add several lines to his present
stock, including gents furnishing
goods, etc. On Sept. Ist. Mr. Nichol
son removes to Cotton avenue, next
Council & McGarrah’s warehouse.
Three hundred yards White Pique, wide
wail; regular price 22Jc; 1
here Monday and Tuesday * yu
Ladies’ Summer Skirts
At Less Than Half Price.
This is a cleerance sale of Ladies’ Summer
Skirts, every price is a striking reduc
tion. Can you match them ?
Ladies’ Crash Skirts, full regular made,
braided bottom, worth pwp
sl, they are now 4 each
Ladies’ Pique Skirts, in plain or braided
bottom, they are worth up to $2.25. —
take your choice of this ftp
lot for only yOU each
Lot No. 5. contains Embroideries worth up
to 35c; choice now at IQC yd
Two thousand yards Fruit of loom Bleach
ing, best quality; Monday and Tues-
day at 5 7=Bc yd
50 Ladies’ Umbrellas made of Twilled Silk
Silk, paragon frames, great variety of
handles, worth up to $2.25; here Mon
day and Tuesday m
at 1• 1 yf each.
Five hundred yards White Pique. They
are brand new goods. They are cheap
at 10c; take them here -p vrrl
Monday and Tuesday at 5 J
GIVING WARNING TO EMPLOYES
Those Who Will not Pay Debts Will
The Seaboard Air Line Railway is
sued recently a circular relative to the
payment of debts, which will be of in
terest to employes. In plain words
the circular goes on to state that em
ployes who do not pay their just debts
will be dropped.
According to the circular, it is or
dered that immediately upon the serv
ice of any garnishee process, upon any
officer of this company, that such
officer at once advise by telegraph the
general counsel and paymaster, the
name of the employe whose wages are
garnisheed; how and where employed;
the amount due him from the company
on the date of service of process;
whether married or single, and the
hour and date of service; that imme
diately upon receipt of notice the pay
master will advise the division super
intendents of the facts of the case, and
division superintendents will make a
record of the same, and if it appears
that the wages of the said employe
have been at any time heretofore gar
nisheed, then the superintendent shall
at once discharge said employe from
the service of the company.
Neither can employes give orders
upon the paymaster for amounts duecr
to become due. The circular says
“The practice of employes giving
orders upon the paymasters for amounts
due or to become due is prohibited,
and if any such order is at any time
hereafter given, the paymaster is here
by prohibited from accepting or pay
ing the same; that he shall at once no
tify the superintendent of the division
upon which the party giving such order
is employed, and said superintendent
shall make a record of the fact and dis
charge the party giving such order
from the service of the company. Di
vision superintendents are enjoined to
enforce this regulation firmly, as it is
necessary to an efficient service, and
the company cannot continue in its
service men who interfere with the
successful operation of the paymaster’s
department by a failure to meet their
These circulars have been posted in
Americus and at other points along the
line for information of employes.
Cold Steel or Death.
“There is but one small chance to
save you life and that is through an
operation,” was the awful prospect set
before Mrs. I. B. Hunt, of Lime Ridge,
Wis., by her doctor after vainly trying
to cure her of a frightful case of stom
ach trouble and yellow jaundice. He
didn’t count on the marvelous powers
of Electric Bitters to cure stomach and
Liver troubles, but she heard of it,
took seven bottles, was wholly cured,
avoided surgeon’s knife, now weighs
more and feels better than ever. It’s
positively guaranteed to cure 8 tomach
Liver and Kidney troubles and never
disappoints. Priec 50c at E. J. Eld
ridge drug’s store.
Attention, Light Infantry.
You are hereby commanded to ap
pear at your armory this August 21st,
at 8 o’clock p. m., sharp. You are here
by notified that Major R. L. Wylly,
commanding Second Battalion, 4th In
fantry G. S. T., will be with us on this
occasion and a full attendance is very
necessary. By order of
W. F. Clark, Capt. Com.
Bicyclist, base ball and foot ball
teams will find Dr. Tichenor’s Anti
septic the very thing they “need in
their business” when the race is ended
and the game is finished. For Sore
muscles, Bruises, Sprains, etc., it is
O. K., and “dont’t you forget it.”
Clean and pleasant as perfume and
costs only 50c.
Nice Rooms For Rent.
Four nice rooms, furnished or un
furnished, to rent young , men or a
small family desiring to do ligh
housekeeping. Finest location in the
city. Convenient to business. Select
boarding houses near. Possession
Sept. Ist. Call quick. D. M. Borum.
A child sometimes gets on the wrong
track because of a misplaced switch.
But where it will not show if you use our \j|
X v y Sterling Silver Inlaid Spoons and Forks. Solid Silver X
/ > Xis set in the back of the bowls and handles, and are Y
guaranteed twenty-five years. Ask for V
/ f EISTERLING INLAIDIhEI
James Fricker & Bro,
AMERICUS. ... Ge
FARM and CITY
CHEAP AND ON EASY TERMS.
McLendon farm, 96 acres, east of cemetery.
Bagley farm, 447% acres, 1% miles out.
Carter farm, 450 acres, Lee county.
Freeman place, 49 acres, out Forsyth St.
Hudson Block on Lee and Jefferson streets
and Hudson alley.
The Burke-Coleman city home place.
Also other valuable Lee street, Forsyth
street and Mayo street property.
GEORGIA LOAN & TRUST CO.
See H. T. Davenport
PUMPING ONE MILLION GALLONS
Great Consumption of Water During
Americus consumes a vast quantity
of water, which has been increased
considerably during the torrid weather
of the past ten days. Supt. Ansley
said yesterday that sometimes as much
as a million gallons per day was
pumped through the mains, the aver
age daily consumption being from
800,000 to 1,000,000 gallons. A great
deal of this is used for street and lawn
sprinkling, and while there is no sign
of a diminution in the supply of water,
consumers should exercise care and
not waste it. The weather is still in
tensely hot, and unless it rains soon
the supply may be diminished. En
gineer Nix has the pumping station in
excellent condition, and just now the
city has all the pure artesian water
TO CLENSE THE SYSTEM
Effectually yet gently, when costive or
bilious, to permanently overcome habit
ual constipation, to awaken the kidneys
and liver to a healthy activity, without
irritating or weakening them, to dispel
headaches, colds, or fevers, use Syrup of
Figs, made by the California Fig Syrup
KILLING DOVES BY HUNDREDS.
Great Slaughter at a Roost North of
Americus sportsmen are having a
great time with the doves since the
season opened a week ago. There is a
roosting place two miles above the city
where the doves come by hundreds
late in the afternoon. A day or two
ago a party of local sportsmen took
stands near the roost and killed more
than three hundred of the birds as they
came in toward nightfall. They are
plentiful this season, and dove pies
can be seen on many dinner tables here
A Monster Devil Fish
Destroying its victims, is a type of
Constipation. The power of this mur
derous malady if felt on orgons and
nerves and muscles and brain. There’s
no health till it’s overcome. But Dr.
King’s New Life Pills are a safe and
certain cure. Best in the world for
stomach, Liver, Kidneys and Bowels
Only 25 cents at E. J. Eldridge’s drug
LAYING DOWN GRANITE BLOCKS.
Said That Work Will Be No Longer
As stated in Sunday’s Times-Record
er, the city authorities will today be
gin the long delayed work of curbing
College street. A start will be made
at Barlow and the work completed to
Lee, a distance of about GOO feet. When
thia is finished a start will be made at
Furlow, one block away, and pushed
along Lee to the artesian well, a dis
tance of three fourths of a mile. Sev
eral carloads of granite are on hand
here for tnis work and property owners
on both streets are extremely anxious
to see the curbing put down without
any further delay.
V. W. Conklin, Bowersville, O;, says:
“I received more benefit from Foley’s
Kidney Cure than from months of
treatment by physicians. Take no sub
stitute, Davenport Drug Co.
THERE’S no use talking, you
cannot have good sound teeth
unless you take care of them.
The right tools, with the right
prepat ations, applied at the
right time will work wonders
with any set of teeth.
I can supply any Teeth goods
at reasonable prices. Powders,
Washes, Soaps, Brushes—all
the advertised kinds and some
we know are good that are not
advertised. Tooth Brushes sc,
10c, 15c, 20c, 25c, 35c, 40c and
50c each, at
Rembert’s Drug Store,
YOUR choice of our entire stock of Men’s straw hats
formerly sold for $1 to $1.50,t0 close 50c. each.
Men’s straw hats formerly from 50c to 75c at 25c
We want to either sell or give away every straw hat
in our bouse. •
Swell styles in Manhattan Neglige Shirts—the best of
the season for $1.50 each
Assorted lot of odds and ends in excellent Negligee
Shirts for 75c each
Fine line of Suspenders, the 40c and 50c kinds, will
sell for 25c pair
All summer Clothing for men, boys and children at
greatly reduced prices.
All summer Underwear for men and women at great
reductions to close out.
That magic 5c counter cf Wash Goods contains some
of the greatest values you have ever yet seen and has just
The 7|c counter of Wash Goods is better than at any
time this season.
That 10c counter of Wash fabrics is simply wonderful.
The 3%c counter of Wash Goods contains stuff form
erly from 7sc to 15c yd.
A few ot those fine $2 Marseilles quilts left and will go
for 98c each.
Magnificient value in drop stitched ladies hoisery, 25c
quality, for 15c pair.
All wash skirts for just exactly half former prices, and
remember they are the best made skirts ever seen in Ameri
cus; 8 inch hems at bottom, felled seams.
Special prices on all trunks, satchelsand travelling bags.
Cut prices on all mattings, rugs, and goods in this de
Tremendous line of beautiful styles men’s and child
ren’s Caps at low prices.
We want to sell every pair of men’s, Women’s and
children’s low cut shoes in our bouse, and will make a cut
in prices all along the line ranging from 25c to $1 pair to
accomplish this end Bear in mind that we have’nt a pair
of old shoes in our stock, as the department was just open
ed the past season.
Our Mr. Ansley has left for the eastern and noitern
markets, and the order is to get nd of every thing possible
during his absence.
All prices quoted are for the Spot cash, and goods
charged will be at the regular prices,
9'9 v Mr
M. T. Shelves
DURING my absence east, buying the
largest stock that was ever kept on
Lamar street, 1 have instructed my sales
men to sell the remainder of my Summer
Regardless of (2,ost.
We want our shelves and counters empty
so we can can have room and space for our
Fall and Winter Stock.
This will be your last chance for this sea=
son, and you can save money by taking ad
vantage of same.
THIS SALE IS CASH ONLY.
Save some money by taking advantage of
of this M. T. Shelve and Counter Sale.
Thanking all for past favors, 1 am yours
anxious to please.
I AM ALWAYS WILLING
To do anything reasonable.
To please my trade and extend accommodations
To those who are worthy.
To convince you.
All I ask is a trial.
When in need of Groceries call at*2ip Forsyth'st.
W. H. GLOVER, Manager.
Under Opera House. ’Phone No. 123-
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