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«kwth*vn utAfft that all of tha <*her
l<«4* Wtrr governed by r*tr»
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rt»t«4 10 P«« amrh ‘hear rat## mi hi*
f f,ga that l« would b» Mipoorlblr to ewr
rjr tor <te«4*.
Mr. Waleh etateff that h# tffouen
th. President had mad* u«> ht* *“u'b»rn
tnp and could net to Auguata.
About the Prtil.Ml.
Tbe letter received by Poatmaater
Pialllna* was read and opinion* of the
1 ffi. err of the ramp given, and Ihe ma
jority »f thoae rrenrnt *##ro#d to think
that (be President could be induced to
Mr. Jaroee IT. Jacfe*on *pnke of the
effort being made to aecur* a perman
►nt camp for troop* her* and the uni
vernal praise bestowed by the office re
of the < oTip. that If the President could
be Induced to come the encampment
r. uld prohably be nceured. and thl*
»•** our only chance to get him. He
moved that an Invitation be sent from
the rltlaens and that council also for
ward a tel. gram at once and that the
rrngressr.ien. nenatot* and other Influ
ent tl men In Washington be urged to
aid u* in the attempt to get the Presi
T. la motion was put and unanimous
About the Crowds.
To* matter of securlnx the crowds
was again brought up, and a perman
ent committee appointed to secure the
- - ntrlhutlona needed, should the trains
l e rhartered and to arrange a program
for tV day of the parade.
The committee consists of the follow
Cap?. W. B. Young. W. H Brigham.
< 1 D litt'e. W. r. Eve. H. De>V<-
5 r. M. Mu'herln, D O. Fogarty,
n. T! r)> sr. P. H. Cohen. D. P. O'Con
- r, Mayor Walsh. J- B. S-.hweers. W.
N. Dunbar, Bryan I-awrcnce. F. A.
•'alhoun J. J. Cashln. T. W. Alexan
der. A I-ovy. Toro Barrett, H. J. Por
ter P. H. Bice, W. H. Stallings. Jno.
IV ' ris.ke. J. mes U. Jackson, Paul R.
Sle !?<•, W. J. Craig. A. O. Jackson.
C. A. Rohbe, W. H. N'eiH.
Urge the Prcsldet t at Once.
The other citizen* present then with
drew. Mayor Walsh, Capt. roung ami
Postmaster Stalling* were appointed a
eommlttci to send telegrams and a mo
tion was passed that a committee pro
reed at once to urge the President to
come to Augusta and to lay especial
stress on the fart that it has been ex
actly one hundred years since a Pres-
Hent has visited our city The notice
that this committee would go was
sent to the President and to Congress
man Fleming. All of the cabinet and
party was also urged to be present.
The Commlit e (lets to Work.
Capt. Yeung was made permanent
chairman of the committee and Mr. S.
H. Crhen seer tary.
A subcommittee wag appointed to ar
range the program for the grand pa
rade and for »h<? President, also to
make arrangements for the railroads
for handling the crowds, It consisted
Vesa-S. S. H. Cohen, W. M. Dun
la J. J. Cashtn. P. M. Mulhcrln, P.
11. pjre, H. J- Porter, W. J. Bevy,
f\ A. Ca’houn, W. J. Craig and James
Tiis committee proceeded to work at
once and wiil arrange everything.
Will Wait on t e President.
Mayor Walsh. Judge Eve, Pu*tmat
ter Stallings and Attorney Fogarty
leave on the afternoon train ftarujiroiv
.to wait on.. tits .President; An answg?
ivill received by Mondey. and a
meeting wlil be cal’ed for that date
Whether the President tomes or net
then: will be tvjfnjyodnu-' ‘-rowds who
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THE AUGUSTA HERALD.
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three »e*k» man to took ffl* work,
which h# woe gives by flehler * (*«s.
1j,,, ffatariUy he gave up hie poet!ion
end drew whst motif »aa due hIM.
asd sothtsc tsor* waa eeeu of biro us
til Isst Thurada*. whes be agais ap
plied to (killer for emplayatesi. wskh
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eotsa time toseorrow is the city ceme
Two Trsisa Come Taffrther Thle
riorninf is fllchigao.
Mesotninee, Mirti , Bee. 10. • The
•outhbousd asd north bound paseeu* i
i rein* on the Chicago and Korthweet
jern railroad collided, head-on. thla
'mornlug a hundred fact from toe Men*
lomlnee Iron brtdffe The sorthhontid
I train, which waa two houra late, had
baffffaxe and mail c*rs and two day
r-oacbea and a aieepar and carried aey
! enty-ffve people.
I The enfflcea were badly smashed and
' the tender of the northbound train wae
I covered by U»e baggage ear. A num
ber of paaeengers were slightly hurl,
and tome women fainted. H. Fanra
ban. flreman of the northbound train,
wa* badtly Injured, and had to be ctii
lout of the wreck. Eng'neer Killian, of
'the aouthhound trtn. was bad’y ln
| jurrd about the head. Both train* Were
running at the same rule of speed and
! sustained about equal damage
THE PEACE TREATY.
It Has Not Yet Been Signed by the
Paris Dec. 10.—The Jqlct peace eom
m'.ss on met at 8:80 v-ta.. and at 5:16
'.took a receaa until 7 p. m. The ccm
jmlwlcna are awaiting the engrossing
of the trea.y of peace.
He Is Pleased.
New York. Dec. 10.—President Ra
feal Igle&al*. of Cotta Rica, sailed to
j day far France on the steamer I-a
Casccgne. He said he was very much
pleased with the cordial reception
given him In this country. “I am on
my way to France." said Mr. Iglesala,
"and shall spend some time In Paris
Them I go to England. I expect to be
back In the United States by Febru
ary, and I then Intend seeing the coun
try from Maine to California.
"Major McKinley treated mv very
kindly and through the press I send
him my best regards today."
This Is the first visit cf the Costa
Rican president to the United States.
Causes a Stir.
Topeka, Kan., Dec. 10.—Quite a stir
was caused here today by the an
nouncement that Gov. Lefdy has de
eded to call an extra session of the
Legislature to consider railroad legis
tie Will Not Won.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Dec. 10.—Judge
Carey, ex-l'olted States senator, an
nounced that he will net be a candi
date for election to the Uniter! States
Senate at the next session of the Leg-
I islature. H!s retirement Is regarded as
imateriall? improving Senator Clark’s
! chances of reflection.
Died 1 rom Evp -ure.
New Orleans, Dec. 10. —The body of
* white man, aupposed to be G. Baoem
lah, of New York, was found in u gut
ter near the New Orleans ablator
works this morning He died from ex
Holding His Own.
Washington, Dec. 10.—Gen. Garc a' is
holding bis own today.
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Che if MtiMrtit I'aaa Mrwa* Law
gwag* Ifrganting Bondk Alderman.
fklrtga. Dec. ia - Chicago* houfP
■lAman ara likely to iwtit* a pret
ty lively worriting hr for* l hey put
through the fifty-year street car fran
rhtae sitmtiN. Utider th# promise of
a reward, rumored to be ll.Sffff.ffffff.
th»v nave at ynwnt eoottgh votea
prttmlaed to give away privilege* worth
s]<)nonooo but between now and next
Monday night, when It la expected
the ordleanre will come up for paaa
age, aeverai thlaga will happen
Mayor Harrtaoo la ImAlu the oppo
*itkm. and la barked up by both the
Cook county Dewomta and the Cock
county Republican organlaotlon Har
rtaon haa started out to raise a Worm
■if Indignation aueh aa lha city ha#
never before asen. He haa *rranged
for half a do*cw w»aa me-ting. and
wtll apeak at all of them. Fortner Ale*
geld, who differ* with the mayor °u
•ont# prdltteal potnt*. ngreea with him
In thi* matter, and wtll lend hla aa
eiatance to the flght
A it geld adr'*e* the cltixen* of Chica
go to use rrp*o to prevent the olvuox
loua ordinance from paeeiug Ihe roun
cll. Mayor Harrlaon feels almo*t aa
strongly in the matter. Ho aald to
"I would like to sea 150,000 Of the
< itlzena of Chlrago In and nrmind the
city hall co the night of the franchlae
extension ordinance* vote ta the coun
cil. Let the aldermen fee,* a crowd
, like that when they go Into the cham
ber. and they will feel the weight of
the responsibility that re«t* upon them.
“It la not Idle talk at all, and 1 wilt
not be surprised to see some hanging
i dene in the afreet# of Chicago. 1 don t
mind scytag. too, that I shall not send
,n a riot call when it starts.
"Let the people ecme down to the
city hall and make their feelings
known, and If the aldermen are given
to understand that the city will not
tolerate such a fraud as proposed, it
will be Impossible to get those ordin
ances through the council.”
i In ranking Christmas, for goodness'
sake try this year to remember your
1 poor friend* move bounteously than
! your rich ones. ,
Freeaotl, Mich.,, Dec. 10. —William
Hitchiogs, brother in law of John
Hunt, a farmer who lives about two
| mile* west of this place, killed Mr.
Hunt. Mrs. Hunt and a hired man,
Thomas Hayward, by namt, yesterday,
and then cut his own throat. Hunt
and Hayward were in the wood* cut
ting wood. Hitchings was splitting.
The latter struck Hunt with an axe,
killing him Instantly. Hayward started
to run, but fell, and was strrnk by
Hitching* while lyin on the ground.
Hitching* then went to the house ami
kill-d Mrs. Hunt, stabbing her ill the
neck with a jacknife. After killing
Mr*. Hunt, Hitching* went upstairs
and cut hi* throat, from ear to ear.
Aim in Trouble.
Seattle, Washington, Dee. 10.— The
noted filibustering Cuban etcamer Lau
rada Is again in trouble with the United
States government. Tier offense thisr
time consists of smuggling at different
times during last summer of whiskey
into Alaska, aggregating in value $875.
j United States Attorney Gay has tiled H
| n e i aainst the vessel.
Critical in Spain.
London. Dec. 10.—A special dispatch
; from Medrld says the cabinet position
i* critical, and the resignation of the
ministry is expected aa soon aa the
treaty is signed. In commercial circles,
it is added, the fall of the cabinet has
been- discounted, as M _shown by . the
cjuU tate/Of business and’heavy taxa
tion ■ - ■■.
The Auguta Trunk factory has »#
advertisement in today iiii.ri'»eHng.
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save be le spffs#HL kswevee. to hevisff
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m*e> das le# * to asv ssylhiwff shsto
•st, Admiral D#wev wes rrresily sal -
esl act ere’ qirratona *1 Iff# Isalllr* a*
,l. Vr.--:' v 'e, end Ike diaiuKteff re*
pvivml IruUy rcetaUK.t hie so*wen to
Tke politic*! rssditloss I# Ike I dill-
Ippine* r•.lilting (m* Amitaeldo •
stubWorara* ere ran*in< tke a-iminla
trat'on vims esxlffty. Nil r\*rf kody is
Hto-ia! rtrels* »ppcer* Is hs cqnffden'
tket tke met tew st iaaor lietorevn the
ISsUmI Atstee end Affninsido will he
edtoetet* to th# estteferUen of thl* gov
ernment when tke lelsnds f'lrmelly
psm into tte ksnde The main
difficulty Is rentorins peso* end good
order la ike *rrUip*'*«o. egd psri'cu-
Inriy In the Isiende of l-*i*on *tid F»-
n»y. ie tke poller of Agulneldn is
ki oping hie follower* under srm*. Af
ter the Un'tert ffifffto government xn
noimccs that it he* seenmed control
over ell the Islands AjmlnaMo’e army
will b# obliged to ley down tte arm#
or take the consequence#. To accom•
plleh thla without bloodshed I* the aim
cf th# eitmlnielraUon. end Admiral
D> wey * telegram probably related to
Another source of ptfbebl# trcnble
roi*e« from the d'lßrulty of getting
Aguineldo to rates*# all the Spanish
prisoner* In hts possession The Am
erican Pe*c# Gommlasionera In Pmls
propoeed to the Spanish rummieeioner#
that each party agree to rdeaso ail po
litical prlanners ta !ta custody. This
would rat?*# th# liberation of hit th#
le mon* errrsted by the Sponleh gov
rrnmont for compl'e'ty in the Unban
and Philippine Inmirrerticna in ex
change for the liberation of the Span
ish officer*, soldier*. nrle*t* and mint
held hv Agnlnaldo. Maj. Gen. Oti* lias
been instructed to negotiate with
Aguln»l<V> in the matter, hut *o far he
ha* ennarently m*de no progress.
While the full purport of Admiral
Dewey'* dispatch cannot he ascertain
ed. It was learned late this evening
that he took a rather gloomy view of
the proanect* of persuading Agnlnaldo
to submit prrrenbly to the eutbority
of the United State*. Auulnaldo, It Is
understood, I* not <Y»en*ert to grant
the request of the United Slate* for rhe
re!ea*e cf th* poflileal prisoners in his
possession and Is acting in a very ug
Continental Tobacco Company
Trenton, N. J.. Dec. 10.— Articles of
incorporation of the Continental To
haceo company were filed with the sec
retary of state in this city today. The
capital stock If seventy-five million
dollars, one-haif of which is prefer'od.
with seven per cent non-oumula-tlve
dividends payable quarterly. The com
pany Is authorized to cure tear tobae
Washington, D. C., Dec, 1". Tha
house committee on rivers and harbors
had a meeting today, and discussed
the preliminary hearings which are to
be given member* who desire appropri
ations for rivers and harbors. The com
mission hopes to gel all the evidence
completed by the holidays, so that the
bill may be presented to the house early
Thu incoming Southern train that
was due here last, afternoon tan over a
broken rail on Horae Creek trestle,
and the wonder ia that the train did
not leav# the jrack The broken rail
was discovered by the truck bands in
tirce to prevent the outgoing night
train fro u what might have proved a
The Atlantic Coast Line .rain was
two hour, behind this morning, -he
delay was eauaad by a wreck at Flor
ence, S. C.
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Atlanta, tl# . tor te —ln ito butte#
today 'll- ttrsttd »u p#n*t#n bills wet#
r.ranald t#d »P##k#< Isltttt Mill a#
they wtll g» to troth Mnstov.
Mr J«hn H. fflatott #f Full-*# •«!
It# chairman Today th. <# wa# itothlug
more es general tntarral In the k#ue#. ,
Mark l etter
Anguete. Oi . IW Iff. Iffff#
For e Half holiday, today »»a a cor
ker gt. Pant I*4 the grangers upon Its
good .amir,** with Burl ngton atronff
on expect a Ilona end the other* ayrop#*
thlxlttff. The Oottld *tocks which
have been laggatds came to the front
with Ml*«wtri IV-lflc the lender.
There were tip# plentiful to buy Wea
rer* Union and Leather preferred, but
in the latter en#» aonre one had plenty
to tard the market Flower continue#
haying B. R. T. Reviewing the week
there ta nothing to bane a reaction ttp
The failure to rea'.ixe upon the re
a**< ntdlng of congress 1* a feature.
In the trust#, ffi'gm end Tohnceo were
again the leaders. It is said the short
interest in the former have not *et
The mmk ctoM4*«ith «ot»r remrk*
abl# changer ia value* ranging front
one to ten dolin'* a share.
PAINE. MURPHY A CO.
August*. Ga . Dec. IP. 18*8
There was a betlrr feeling In the
I pit this morning and although cables
were not encouraging the increase In
! exports created an uneasiness among
the hear* and considerable covering
over Sunday followed Car receipt*
were !*34 vs. last year. Demand
for flour also shows Increase and mil
lers who have bough! closely are more
in thr market.
The liquidation In December I* about
over and the riirewd conservative
speculator Is looking for some #<|-
i vanee. The movement today resulted
In half cent rally-
Corn was dull and only showed 1-1
rant net advance
Provision? strong and loo!, higher.
PAINE, MURPHY & CO
Augusta, Oa.. Dee. 10. IW*.
Closing cables sere about, one nonit
lower and quiet, with spot sal's 7,000
hales. This was Ignored here and the
market, opened strong and continued
ro throughout. The hear e|e nc’.Jt
laid great s‘re<» upon tlr- belief that
yesterday'h advance would he the
highest on thin yovc.ncnt, hut after
seeing the strength and uitdUio.r il
southern orders tlmy tur.r il and coh
ered, chic 1 ' helped to give strragtU
which resulted in a closing only one
point below the highest of the nresun
In sight to ilat l ' tj.'J'i I.OtW) V*. 0,87f>,-
000 last year. The weather re
ports Kho w gathering retarded
and damage done to outstanding cot
ton, _ i
PAINE, MURPHY & CO. |
A Soldier’s Burial.
The remains of Sergeant James;
Kanksky, wlio died ye terday at di
vision hoppitai. of typhoid fever, were
shipped on the 2:10 train this after-,
noon to Seeleysvllle, Pa., for buriu,.
The dead soldier was clothed in his
uniform and the outside case of the
casket draped with the national colors.
A numb: r of soldiers from camp view
ed the remains of their comrade at
Mr, Platt’s ibis morning and acted as
uu escort to the union depot.
In a Pad Way.
New Orleaus, La., Dec. 10.—The
tnan-American Debenture,- another one
of the concerns promoted by Jasper W.
Ruse, who left the city just prior to
the collanae of the Metropdlltan Bond
and Loaning Association,, is In a bad
way: _ . i
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f, re heir horrible death aw. Unity, to
fnsieg to give way to rain rrarer* and
I ears When a greet mas# of oml fail
In * northern pit. romplereiy hlorking
up th# elff# peaeeges. twenty m#n end
hors were trapped In # remote P*tt cf
the workings To dig three titifrnirn
ate fellow# out a rMl#f party worketl
mndt' . but rhe roe! was her A end st
ihe elose of th# first day th# tearful
* l i.en at th# pit brow were e.UI wsit
kaff tar new* Anoah-T day paa*- 1
wlthral good *Jdlng*. *nd It was not
until the third areming that » Hint
humming eound filtered thraiigh th- ,
frowning blockade of roe! ''They rt j
nllvo!” shrieked one of the party, "anil |
*.r>«rtig hymna to show their faith
After that all worked with redoubled
enemy straining their tat* ureeuwbile
to catch th# chanting of the under
ground choir. It soon heearoe evident, j
however, that th# niinera were not
singing at nil. They were laughtag
and ehrotta* Hite children, and the fa
miliar fry of "Duck'a off!' was clearij
heard by the anxious rescuer*. Two
more hours of superhuman effort fol
lowed and th*n the. black partition
gave way. revealing the pale and hag
gard elners In the very art of playing
» game desr to the collier's heart,
"ireilo. lads: we didn't expect to rt j
yc!" laughed one of 'hem, stooping to
replace the Jump of real which served
„* the "duck." "Ah reckon y#'H etoP
an' hev a game wf us afere we go
back?" ' And th- half-famished boys j
am> m#n actually Inatsted on finish- !
ing the gnmc before they would allow
themselves to be taken to the shaft.
\ftrr s very similar accident in an- |
other cclllery. the relief party did not 1
get through the coal In tim# to be of
service, ami five sturdy miners wore ,
found dead behind the coal barrier.
That they hrd died coolly and fear
lessly. though, wes hovond question,
for on the damp floor wvre scores of j
llitlc marbles made from compressed
coal dti*:, «nd two cf the men merely- j
lug .1? fell length, >v!th their fists !
screw-d up ready to till',?. Their wan j
fecc-i sir 11 oil even in dccth. and (his ,
topoi’.ing proof of their uulnliiug opti- j
mism brought tears to the eyes of ev- |
ryoue who entered the pit.
Fall* of coal anti Hoods are terrible j
crli’.trophes, but the average collier j
fears an explosion of firedamp most of J
all. One occurred not so very' long ago
In a little Midland pit. and fifteen good
men and true were shut off from the
cage by tons upon tons of coal. The
. anxious crowd at th# pit mouth waited
until iho foul gas had berm cleared
1 from th# cutting, and then began their
! wrrk of rescue, with little hope of ‘
saving their mates from the auffocat
j ing fumes of the firedamp. Progress |
was raold, however, and before long
the I !relief party got Into thr? narrow ,
j passage. Here they saw a sight which
fairly made them gasp, for the fifteen
colliers were on the floor, some of them
dead, and others, sitting tip and un
concernedly singing comic songs. A
little further oa was a football, lropro* |
vised from the collier’s shirts and caps, i
and bearing unmistakable signs of re- j
cent and rough usage. "We thowt us
.long us we'd got to dee, ive'd dee kick- j
in’,” explained one of the survivors, ;
so ff« rigged up a football and punch - |
ed it a ban in t' dark. Gnorga thatu ■
ffell dfthff dead as he wor ■ acorta' a ;
*g6aT,“B®r?W wr omplayin’ to pass ,
-.tme on. and "ben t’ gea cleared eff »
an only four of that brave bevy, of
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pnrvail) T'ldsteai I #•»•.
Inffta I* prerwtitteuliy tff# ,ssff of
} mystery, enff amt mnei advanceff use
j gtriana have —ear hem aM* t« rrpra
ii'if* ell their m#7vet#*t* f n tnren
tone ,I*y ia Ibe mark#* ptec# of en in
land village I wa • rurWtti* y r 'arm ■
cnee. It wee nnfartri by twe mao
oft# oak end emseteted. carrying » na
tive drum, the other young and welt
!•#'. fenta-Ucally gowned with an over
•klrl cf lufored handkerchief* and a
aivltitttde of hell*, which jangled no la
dy at ffi* sl'gtrtrst mnvemert; long,
r*ggrd heir- altogether 9 hiffeooa fl*
The drummer hegao a ward tom-
U min* and the other man an tarnata
tor, (hen h# extended a "'opm"—a
'ramboo tray used by ell n-Uvce -on
* htch »nv on# who plevtes fili-e* a
erg# hnn.’Dtl of rice and th# -am*
TuaatHy cf grata Th# two agred. -
■ut* ar# thorouehiy aroslxantsted a#
tret it would, in the ordinary w«y,
r ke hour* to eepnrnt# them
Now th# fantnstk- man w: h hie trav
I rams. H# turn* around aicwljr, gntd
i ‘ally quickening hie par# (the dmu
a#r also k«#pl»a timoi. faster and
I 'rater in e giddy vortex, th# tray nt
j mcH almost out of hie bauds, yet * >
io’erarly handled that not ■ grain fella
putt. It i* very trying to watch, yet
] n a couple of mlnntee both stop *lmul
ianeouely. and tli# man show* to tb
wondering *pcc»eioi» two little head*,
one of rice und thy other grain, at dif
ferent rmd» of the tray, which In hi#
sickening gyrations he has been abl#
to «#partite by some #xtraordlnarj
Later it ws* my good fortune to be
nbl<> to witness one of tho*# remarka
ble renew of voluntarily suspended an
inret'oa of which I had so frequently
beard, with a somewhat smile,
lam afrajd. But lam convinced now.
II was railed a "Jogh#e” performance
1 and look place before th# Miihcrejah
lof Dhurbangn. whose guest I hsd the
1 honor to be.
The "Joghcc" was put by his disci
ple* Into a trance. H# became pcrfect
;ty unconscious and dead to all np
inearauces. An English doctor present
felt his puls# and found It bad ceased
,and a. locking g!" 8 * showed not th#
slightest moisture of any breath In th#
body. The Joghcc” wes th-'n put ir
(to p box and seals were Impressed upon
jit wlth'the Maharajah’s signet ring.
Tho box was buried five foot deep,
earth row 11 In and •veil stamped.
! Grain was then sown and trusty s»n
--j tries guarded the place.
Tha grain l)9d sprouted and borne
corn when wo were invited again, after
'sixty dsiys, to wlttrsy the resurrection
of the body. The grave was opened
lafld the coffin found to be Intact. Th#
Ueals were broken, the lid unscrewed,
rai d the “Jcghoe" was taken out sttlT
and stark. His disciples now began to
manipulate the body and to go through
certain rites, very similar to mesmer
ism, and by degrees the dead man
his ey#s snd he sat up erect.
WHAT HAPPENED TO JONES
; one of the Greatest Comedy of Thl*
Tonight at the Grand will be presen
-1 ted the greatest comedy lilt of the ten
What Happened to Jonea is said to
be far ahead of My Friend from India
or any ol’ the great comedies that, have
i eyer been given in Augusta. The fact
i that George Boniface Is in the corn
! ~any will bring out one of the largest
! and most fashionable audiences of the
\ title makes a little man great and
j a great man little
miners cam? out of the pit aiivet but
they assured their questioners that the
others had laughed and sung in the
very of dfftrtli.