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infcffif- M Mr.
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m( ■ t inll** sstl • #ts#tfe4fe#'4
ftotr <fc' *'-, wlf»“k <B>! Hr Wvß'
•b 4 Mr Pljf raUjyr than prolong
t(M roktiovrtvi, allMftw m* msi.
Th* bouae thru wot Into committee
of tbr whole oa tk* Indus MIL
AN OIFIC HA T till.l
He Robbed Property VV hkfc He H M
l.mglox rd to Protect.
ColumblM. Ohio Per IT. Jane*
Footer of Cleveland a detect ire of the
Panhandle railroad. caught too mm
robbing a freight car early this morn
tag. Hr *** #feoi at twfe#. ,Hr r*«
turird fir# but f#t! from l«*i trf
titood. An boor latrr frrd I>#rTitt4.
a »p#rU! ftoUrrraan. w#ot to Augoat
HroKowitei * how#. aufrrtag trim a
pistol ahot which passed through the
•tomaeh He wa* Ukea to the boapl*
Ul, where be died without making a
statement. A revolver with three
empty chamber# was found on him.
Brokowskl e aa afterward arreeted. and
e lot erf stoli n good* were found In hl«
house ivrrlag *ai 45 veer* t>Sd and
previously bore a good reputation.
FOR THE SCHOOLS.
Thto I* the La»t l»ay of the Qeo-gla
Special to The Herald
Atlanta. Dec. 17» ln the senate to
day the amendment to appropriate
eight hundred thousand dollar* to the
schools was adopted.
> This Is the last day of the legisla
Events at the Se*»ion ol the I edera
tlon Tills Horning.
Kansas City. Mo., Dye. 17.—A forlorn
hope nos ne\er bolstered up by more
matchless eloquence than the socialists
among the delegates to the American
Federation of Labor put forth In tie
half of the principles which they be
lieve offer true relief from the grinding
Industrial conditions and oppression of
capital at this morning's session. The
Federation opposed committing Itself to
th*- endorsement of any party, and has
voted In each annual convention to this
effect. Democrats and republicans have
given the theories of government, but
the socialists have not; but eaeh year,
when the convention meets, they are on
huntl. They realise their work would
be In vain as far as practical, definite
results ore concerned, but they glory in
th; agitation of their eauae, and, In
fact, they ma'.e converts In secret. The
entire morning session was spent along
these lines. a*
\\ ooten Made Colonel
Albany, Ga., Dec .17.—MaJ. Wm. E
Wooten of Albany was last night elect
ed colonel of the Fourth regiment In
fantry, Georgia volunteers, the election
being held at Albany, ThomasviUe,
Brunswick, Wayrrqps. Valdosta, Daw
son. Outhbert and Fort Gaines.
Col. J. O. Varnedoe. who formerly
commanded |he regiment, was forced
to resign on account of holding a ma
joi's commission on tne staff of MaJ.
Maj. Wooten steps over the heads of
h lieutenant colonel and two senior ma
jors to assume command of the Fourth
Georgia, which has long been regard
ed as one or the crack regiments of
The new colonel Is one of the most
prominent military men in Georgia,
md was a major in the FI; at Georgia
fitiiej Stat.jv Volunteers, T" o *!ec
ti sirs -or fDAiors are soon to b-.- held in
the Fourth Georgia
" middle-aged white woman, capable of
<ar i,* for infant Men b- well rec
ommended. H -i.ry to K care this
fi cC . s?ai sun nt«*n
Its iIM» a 11 k
THE AUGUSTA HERALD.
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Vftyi fntifu along yikaiiilly tntt
Wb* n ani**«f nhy It 9M tbit iarb
Tolbert had a aaparate v oUag pm*. ft.
h« aald that they lived at some die
tanee from each other. Ha votea at
Niuaty-Sis. and has altmya done so.
Hie father voted at Bradley a, where
he baa been mating hi* vote for a lung
lime. R. R. Tolbert la a resident of
Abbeville county. Tom Tolbert voted
nt Phoenix because it waa convenient
The bo* at Phoenix was dispensed
with jusi exactly thirty yedra ago. In
ISSA. when General Grant was a can
dldat? for president Col. John R Tol
bert cast hia vote at that box. There
was on that day a riot and the ts>x
was discontinued until last winter,
when It waa restored by the legislature
along with New Market, Gaines. Kin
ard's school house, Epworth and
STEArtERS IN COLLISION
Both Damaged and Twenty ;Persons
New Caatle. Tyne, Dec. 17.
Tire British steamer Pleremont,
which arrived here December
sth. and subse<)uently sailed
for the Mediterranean, has te-es.
In collision with the British
steamer lllna.whlch arrived here
Decemlier tilt, and which also
sailed for the Mediterranean.
The collision took place on the
North yea under conditions not
explained. The llios foundered,
and the Pleremont was badly
damaged. It is believed twenty
persona are drowned.
Private Theo. Schomberg Taken Into
Custody in Huntsville.
Huntsville, Ala., Dec. 17. Private
Theo. Schomberg. an alleged deserter
from troop A. Second cavalry, has
been arrested and is held at Moulton,
Ala. The deaths of Private .James E.
Smith, Co. M. sth infantry, from pneu
monia. and Private Est.Hl, Co. E, 16th
infantry, from malaria, are announced
Documents Found in the Home of an
1 Haris, Dec. 17. The Journal an
nounces a case of espionage discovered
in Nimes, capital of the department
guard, where a search of the house of
the father of an ex-artillerymun named
Tetrion revealed the fact that he had
In his possession a number of compro
mising war office documents.
FOUNDERED AT SEA
The British Steamer Gone—Her Crew
London, Dec. 17. Ihe Danish
steamer Thingvalla, from New York
f w r Christiana pansd Dun net Head to
day, and tignulied that she had. on
board the ciew of the British steamer
Govlnci which foundered at a a Dec.
11. fne OoVino. OlTpt Dickinson.
■ aileil from Iffdth on yjpvembdrjo for
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■tow*!* tu<)iiy it**'!* millnnl
far .Von Yorfc «n h#«r4 tl»# Am*
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»»iln*4ni»#r* m>!4 ili#v m»t
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Mr. Wlitt#law R*l4 #i>4
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| nlln pwrtfrn^til of th«* A#*t»*
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•’lt I# Imjtowwiht* to my wh#th
-1 #r It will b# pnwni»*l to th#
f*™>**M P*nnte* or thnt whlih
» om#j» Into offto# on M»r* h ft#xt.
I Thl# »« • mattor which th# Pro*-
14#ut will decide.**
WORK OF THE FLAHES.
Property of fir. J. C. l anhaa at
Roger*. 5. C., Destroyed.
Ape* ial to The Herald.
Kdgrfield. A. C.. De> . 17. At five
o'clock this morning the barn and oth
er outbuildings on the place of Mr.
J. C. Lanhatn at Roper'a. 8. C, a
smell hamlet not far from Edgefield,
were totally destroyed by fire. The
origin e.f the fire Is unknown, but It is
supposed to be the work of im Incen
The lose Is Vi bales of cotton. 450
bushels of oats, a new buggy and a lot
of farming implements. Beside* the
aiiove. a fine horse perished In the
An attempt was made, to gat the an
imal out of the burning building, but
the flames had gained too much head
way to allow such to be done.. The
loss in money value is about twi-nty
flve hundred dollars.
Was Attempted on Hr. Asbury Hull
Elbert Thomas, a colored mao. was
nrr .stcd by Officer Tinsley at the in
stance of Mr. Asbury Hull, at noon to
' day. \
Thomas attempted lo pass u forged
check ou Mr. Hull. The check had
the forged signature of an Edgefield
merchant on It. Mr. Hull detected the
fraud, questioned the negro a little bit,
and soon saw that the check was bo
He called Officer Tinsley and had
Thomas taken to police station and
from there to jail.
One Town Half Deserted--Another
Cannon City. Colo., Dec. 17. The
discovery of gold five miles southwest
i of this city has caused a new town to
spring up iu a night. Half of the able
able bodied men of this tWn have
gone to the scene of the discovery, and
over a thousand rlaims have already
It was a matter of sincere regret to
many that the tine voice of Private Bol>
Kccles, orderly at Sdfcond Army hcad
<markers*, was not heard last evening
at the fair In "Our Country'* Martyrs."
a* tv as anticipated. This song, the
Words of which wet* written by J B
Matthew* and mult*, by ’ Leslie R
Tomes,- both of Stamford. 'Cc'rsn was
dedicated to "Private Upclts, and Is pat
11 - uJar 1 y - aired to bis vales. It v, ae
i,,,,*! enthif&idSlletillv I'-eir.* on*'
niclit last work at life lair. j
tarn rnftgrifT *B«ts »r huh
AlUt M -V CIA.
AT THE PLATZ
Tt* to tto IU4 it (to
tb* tMMwn AaM* *a INvimr* |M
H Ma Man AwMa* iba< tor m*n
(MH'» m#*is glvavi gratia,
tk* MB k* k»*g» aw* wann» mi* will
r*» l» k«4gdbl> iM I*MM« «*
cbildrwa V'S* win ■< t* ant aw* a law at-
Mtw twit Mg Ml im wan* TV nerj*
alwHum a** |gipi miiiiiag Itoat* TV
laMirtiiaia w# iV*4ty V»* M*» »t)t
a* w*iuw tw tM *t AnwniMMta an* many
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TV MW Vi** waa iwtasva*
by TV NwsM twgat;
newt IN* W ttoagNUl Mwwa* t **yx
i a*ay MwVab. X agwela.
Camp W<* (Mr 11. I*M
To IV (VgggtMaO la Cktri* H»*»M
ikiibNH Having rwn* •** TV
HtnM tbat yam gcogoar lo ba«* a
Christ—ft in* tor IV mill children I
Mg Inm to —k* (V tolinwtng
in— towmn# Mto V «—M of tor
ttolr MmAL Will also any thot I am
guild • rfr ovnicwof Ctonaißma ****** an*
about* ywn n**M nny a—iane* wba*-
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: by ending on
Your* wit w—tfiHf,
Ftr*i Dlvlaton Ho*bital.
Camp Mack* Ml*. Ga.
TV WIM »* aprr*ci»ted equally **
nuK'l aa tbe H»V» »kich »■ mni»«W
H and wbleb will make *e»*rnl IHlI*
Maria hapgb .
For greater r.mvettietice In es.lmsl.ng Hu number of . hlldrao u-e Marv
t«, tm coutvn* lib- the following *lll hm run In tb* t»|W for several
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. Fill out and have this coupon av in.
rler* or leave V th- follnwmg places In West Mwl
rten* tw ; 27 n, gmlih's Drug Store. Xl>*. Hick* ; Lahevlew
«Y<; End Pharma**. tie. rwniin »
< ittufi wk c R IS- l«
Iffuirma' > . cere child In the mill dlslir t between the age# of * and
It I* hup*- nr> a (Sapoo , mi |« out and toawe at any .d the sperlfte.l
- ladles In
'"'lit eveix Cblbl immediately secure a luupon and depvs.it it. *o that tlck
,»g Vo the tree .an be made out and delivered.
Ibc Red Hot Game at the Armory
The deciding game Of th« flrst reries
lirtween the C L. A and the Tenth
Ohio wan p'ayetl !a*t tiiglit at the Ar
mory Hall before a very lag* .'".'l en
The excitement at times was lk» in*
tetifto that th<. game had to be called
for a b w nunntea to allow the rooters
to give vent to their feelings
Th gam" waa very close tip t*» the
seventh inning when tho C. L. A.'s,
owing to want of practice of several
new members who made several cost
ly errors which allowed their oppo
nents a lead that could not bo over
come. Consequently the soldiery won
the gam* and the first series.
Arrangements are bolng made for
g«m<s next woek between the Th'r
-1 irent!) Pennsylvania, the First Marjr
! land, the Tenth Ohio and the C. L. A.,
which will no lioubt call out a packed
Those who were fortunate enough to
arrive early last evening enjoyed a de
lightful concert by the Tenth Ohio;
The following Is the official score:
‘ r ~<\ 1,. A~ II 2(314,5.6 7 1 H O
SalvoT ' n 11 '
Barksvltle, fib * ..|o| I-,- 1 |o| |0
| Daly, lb • 0 ! i 0! I*l i o '
! Armstrong, r. ss I l-l I
I Costello. 2b | |o|o| !•! j-l I
I O'Donnell, r. f I .o|oj |oj | | |
I 'Poland, 1. f I I I l-i I i°! 1°
Sheahan, I. ss j |o| jOIOj j | |0
Stokes, p | ! M-!0| 101 |0
-Total ; "~"r~TTjoji|2|dii ;o; i|Q : '>
Tenth Ohio. |l|2|»|4|s|6|X|l|*
Llllirop. rTss |-| |oioj |o| j.|
Dc Wald, 1. «s |.| l-i |o|o|.|o|
Zoller, capt.. lb 0; 0; M-|o| |
Pearson, fill I®l l® ; ®M'I®I
Belcher, <•. .. I®l II• I I-l■. i
Harmon, I• f (, l f,, o>. iOI j
Metis, fib II I M l ; M i
Ferguson, r. f ® -®: l*i®| I
Dc Hart. mgr., p |o| °i *1 i®
Total :rT7:Tr7r::f2.o 1219410
Umpire. Mayers and Porter.
1 : 2,3 4 5 8;7 fi 9
r 1 \ ....... 0il!2i410100 9
Ohio Ohi'S 2;0 P 2 1 9 4 1 x -20
The Mayor Is Sick.
Mayoi Walsh leiuruea this mwmiug
ttc - n St»'York He spent an tour
at hi* office, and went home, a* be
ruling very badly. Ir is hoped Mr.
rfTjeti Will lie idl y recovered by Mon
Etmtliftc HtUu iituta to Im4i>
TV RsuapHM tinnlbi to IM »F
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TV >inwa* i*i rr» tor IM Pmm —i •
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Titoto *r*-»l §4#o Oo* Imoo to tok4v*ine4
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It *g aaflMel TM »•* <rf —» baa
**t m*l Mont girl*** on. Un M W paw*-
EaM* mat im** wMI M tarn pua4**
«ma M IM miming an* <— In tM as .
TV t*«*— will m*N fftom Ma
lian a haul • U »'r**n k aa* M mat b*
aa <a*»*rt fm* IM cavalry TV Prm-
Nbwit wNI inapnct tM ramp an* am**
In iM city at II W'ltndl M» wilt t*w
4ft*e«t ill to *«Hif OOfOe rtoi tttoXtp TOf‘**WpO
lll#’ fßlfwlitol tot reel to Mn 4 to 10# f##t#o •
MTto nttoiri torlwf# fee Oftl vt#W I fee f** ■
[ i t#4e oo# <»»*< ifeoto# of tfe# !*r*oiA»' f**
' e TfFr-| «if| |He fi* **4
After tfe# mO* «fe# lt#*l4toOt oil!
l«e l#o4#t#4 m fert#f rerepuoo Ol tfe#
I i'odtmervlol ciofe. A five tin to of !fe# 41*
[rtartom «f tfe# •!#**# chlfe **• NI4 of
2 u'rbrk to ofrototo# mo Met* Tfe# tfe*
iFftar of Ife# Wtife fewitof tUI fe# l«eoo*
n ull> 4##**»to|#4
The f*r##!4oo! oil! leor# Ife# Hty
tolM>at LB o-r»o#fe on H0n40% msfei.
Mr# f*mm Mmyn of Tfeomtotorlil# lo vto
il log ||r« Cfeort#* Phiiiti)
Bl HI TUESDAY NIGHT.
Will Be an Excellent Amateur At
U you min seeing 111 HI. Tuesday
! mgiit.' you will roles seeing the most
i artistic and beautiful amateur perfor
mance ever *»-en In Augusta. The cast
of Bl Bl to a strong one and very clev
er in their parts, and the next few
days will he devoted to putting the
finishing touehee on the different sets,
and by Tuesday night they will pre
sent this beautiful play in a manner
that will highly eutertaln their friends
and win new laurels for Augusta ama
This play has only been given In two
cities in the south. Savannah and Co
lumbia. It is to be repeated with the
same cast In Savannah in about two
Local talent In Columbia played to
a packed house at three performances.
The cause for which Bl Bi to given in
Augusta to a moat worth, one and has
tho hearty support of every dtixen.
The Hebrew Ladies’ Society desire to
furnish p suit of rooms in the Augusta
JMtopital. and it is for this noble cause
, that* this beautiful entertainment to !>e
During the third act of HI Bi there
! will be a number of specialties intro
duced. including some choice vocal se
lection* by Miss Rosenfleld, Mr. Rus
sell and others. Some beautiful fan
cy dancing by some of Augusta's beat
(lancets will be given. Also a comic
recitation by Mr. Russell. In Bl 81.
there will be no waiting or dragging,
as to customary in amateur ijla.vs. Bi
Iti w ill go off with as much snap as a
At Y. n. C A. Tomorrow
The meeting for men nt. the Y. M.
C. A. tomorrow afternoon at 3:fio
o’clock will be addressed by Rev. Chas.
A. Powell, of Kentucky, who will
speak on ‘‘True Greatness." Rev. Pow
ell is one of the most, polished young
pulpit speakers in the South, and his
address tomorfow will be a most ex
cellent one. The music will be good,
and the meeting will be Interesting
from beginning to end.
An Invitation is extended to all men ,
to be present. Special invitation to the
The regular meeting for boys will !)c :
held at five o'clock, nnd will be In tbe
hands of Mr. Jameson nnd Prof. But- ,
tor. All boys invited.
Nile-; vhclu Dec 17. - Henry A.
Cn&pin. the tnulU-milUonaire mine
owner, und Uie richest man H» Mlebl- ,
gan, died tost night. He'was *0 years >
old. He was worth front ten to thirty
HtTMilllll A TF*«
sill mm ut\. 11 iAgA
THE SESSION DF
St HtotoOtoi to KxlfbbNtbhti
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W Mtogat vaginal ** a* Hw
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Atlanta Oa. (V* If —TV pr*amM
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mm baaa prwtigr w wanWaM tw of nny
TV (Mggawt I*ll mam ibat trfelgb
mwaivw* |V gßptogamiWNi tor ng
man wMwiM TM aaMawnvwn wag*.
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4.<w»< gpgMgpmiag tv |Laan,sng
man non ant an IV t**n aga bnaU. m
tb* t? Mt**n mm. m* by iba ata*»
mcMml cammimbtnar aV ana grglvwlv
wawVag tV *<hat* 'g ib* *ang*n. »*-
P*rl In wig aat lM» IV Nmn mat
rggrar nr iba nmn m •• n* tn g ann>
I* finai« mnniut* g(* bna4in* tbnwa
nn*. aMb wbat lb* **M* apprcpngi *a
from otw annrma, making gaMg II *
Manas will raw <V —bend a gwm
mnaiba an* that la tMagh. If tv
rwnnttsa tram n largwr larm. kM ib*m
«arb tax iVmmlv** aa Rwlnait an*
V kill an* paaav* a* *nr at *ai * ns *
oa IV Mock law or g» Vm* gaa*-
Han Huh will Inaagarat# a r*«<rfa* as
ft paapcMM* ibat bmaaMar If a IbifM
(anial** a ao-fence roast> l rot* far
“no fane*’’ ft «ball alibis MX nmniV
fence itaaif In an* construct tbs nacea
aary gatea acton* public mad* or tb*
election will no* mil Cal. Hartiaaii
t* Qutlmau. advnenting tb* bill, anid
tins** bad rbange* aintc "no fans*"
•w*pt Iba atat* 4 rent cotton would ant
do., and tb* p*npl* will b* muM to
,*m ph to d!v*r*i boat 100 of c rops sod
to ball!* raising ss In tV older day*.
Thl* m*scs that it to batter to fane*
iba crop* with air*, ribbon or barb
rd and let ibeatorkrun nut. North and
Bowth*m Georgia sew to be favorable
to tbto ibought, tgyway. the bill, de
feated In IS*/, pawn) by a large vote
Tb* content over Mr. Reynold*' bill
lo amend Ife* poll## COMBtIIkNI •#* w
as to render a roMWlaatonrr ineligible
after one t*r» excited MM inter**!
a* th* delegation was divided—Mesar*.
Calvin and Hammond being oppoeed to
lb* bill cm Hi* idea generally ttuH it
was wiser to leave tbe servlcea of *
mun at the command of the council
and the people Juai a* lung a* he la
willing to r*rve and they desire bis ser
vices. When put to a vote, tbe ayas—
yea and nay vote —were 42: tb* naya
61—total vote cast. 107 --a pretty full
Hens*, you sm
A cummbsion of senator* nod rep
reac ntatives will be appoinied to study
teno report on tnx reform or tax revis
ion at the session cf IkBS This la a
capital Id's and will rtsult in great
good to the people, if th* committee
mm named arc workers.
DIG URL IN BAMBERG.
Delk's Wagon and Carriage Works
Bamberg. Dec. 17.—The carriage and
wagon works or D. J. Delk. a smull
dwelling house owned by T. A. Green,
and tl.e barn and stables of Dr. J. P.
Ott were destroyed by ilrc lust night.
The origin of the lire is not known.
When Git- blux* was discovered too
much progress had been made to save
the buildings. It originated In the buil
ding owned by T. A. Green and occu
pied by D. J. Delk as a carriage man
ufactory, and rapidly spread to the ad
joining dwelling and stables.
The losses are pretty well covered by
Insurance in the agency of G. Move
Dickinson. The losses and Insurance
are about as follows;
Stock and tools owned by D. J.'
Delk. loss *1.250 .Insurance *1,000; two
buildings, owned by T. A. Green, loss
SI,OOO insurance T 600: burn, stables and
contents, owned by Dr. J. P. Ott,
Insurance, if any, not known.
Calhoufl Brabham also lost a horse
anil a lot of teed In the stables of Dr.
Ott. The building ami large stables of
O F. Bamberg were also In much dan
ger and slightly damaged by lire and
The small dwelling destroyed was oc
cupied by John Thomas, who had no
Insurance, but succeded In saving most
of his household goods.
The dwelling and furniture "f Dr.
Ott was considerably Injured by fire
and water, and was saved only by the
efforts of those In charge of the fire
works of the Bamberg Cotton mills, an
almost continual stream of water being
turned on said building.
GREAT MAN NO HORE
Baron .lames De Rotchachild Dead In
London, Dec. 17.—Baron Jas.
lie Rothschild. M. P.. to dead.
Hillsboro, U, .Dec 17. Two girls
have died ana the remainder of tbe
family of eight are suffering and are
expected- to die from trichinosis con-
Trar.ted by eat inr, pork the lamlly had
to i •
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Ipeaea rimaMlaatoa t cam aav. botaeaat,
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nori that Admit*' ftovrey to btoiam
, doana aa IV nmah of M* - Jadmfmt
tanrk at M»*<to <m Ms* I Ha rw Im
bna phratcal comalMiam a Mm I tad him,
U*4 m aa tb»a met tV atratm as IV
• nitil ntofc*
IV |Mpk im u-* ;■ to that *v *»•
la mol b* at y means as It to *tl4 to M.
\ I me. a aamiber of Kumpamma tbetm
voar* or a. or. and t be* wvmtf to
thrive and bad no roMptolmt mbont the
ItllBMl!# Vo Alii
TV mortmlMi amona tbe troops
‘seat lo preserve ordet as* not as great
a* some would have the people belt***,
TV Germabt acted a tit!!# qarer *h*n
I gut that* fleet They »er» ktofl of
merit!lesom< m miattrrs ablli I lhlak
they should have tot alone. TV Ger
man officer* there made me oo .'•rial
• all uutil Manila had falirm. and their
visit as* not ahat might h» termed
friendly There au no ser'om* clash
and I an* glad of H. The vo.unteera
behaved nohly dm me the #*ht we had
The* are good soldlres.''
FIRE AT DUBLIN.
Cotton s*ed W srehouse Destrayod.
Dublin. Ga . Dae. If.—Fire last night
destroyed the cotton seed » nr* bouts of
Smith. Kellsui * William* The loss la
Thu luisinesa part of tbr- little nan erf
Dexter, -about ten mile# fioni Dublin.
| was almost destroyed by Are Thutadnv
The blaxe was first discovered In *
j vacant storehouse he longing to Mr. W.
!J. Wood and from there It euught th«
.drug store of W. K, tlruhha, tn which
j was the postoffice.
A small store house occupied by Toni
I flegtotcr as a grocery was next to
i liurn, and then the commissary of W«
|A. Shank went up In smoke. Adjoin
ing this was the general inerchandlso
store of w. L. Curimll. which was de
stroyed Mr. Carroll's stock was worth
jllf.MHi. with mime Insurance. Mr.
'shank’s loss Is about »70*». with *SOO ln
suranee. The other losses are small.
The origin of the tire Is unknown.
Mr. John B. Fordbam nnd Miss Em
ma Hobbs were married at Poplar
Spring Church last Tuesday. They aro
members of two of the most prominent
rnmllles of this county.
Prof. Kit Ballard of this city wag
married Wednesday to -Miss Julia Pres
cott at the home of her parents 111
Prof. XV. E. Thompson, principal ul
the Dublin public schools, lias been of
fered u professorship nt Emory college,
and may accept It next year. He I* a
Leached of acknowledged ability, and
the people of Dublin will do all they
can to get him to stay here.
The Oomlnlon Treaty
Washington, Dec. 17. When thd
Canadian Joint High Commission ad
journed today, it was understood that
ilio meeting here Monday would be tho
last before tbe return of the dominion
officials to Canada. The date for the re
assembling of the commission til
Washington, tt is said, will be definite
ly set atVMomluy's meeting for Janu
ary 5, and that less than two weeks
thereafter, whatever measures may be
agreed upon will be drafted In tho
treaty now ready for signature.
New York. Dec. 17. The funeral
of ex-Senaior Calvin S. Brice of Ohio
took place today at the Fifth avenue
Presbyterian church. The church
was crowded with a large number of
persons prominent in society and pub
Wintering in ThomasviUe.
ThomasviUe, Ga.. Dec. 17.—Mrs. Gen.
I'allxto Garcia, accompanied by her 16-
venr-ot 1 daughter, Mercedes, her son.
Mario, and the general's private secre
tury. Meyer sUcrn, are spending 'the
whiter here principally for the bcnqilt
or Miss Mercedes, who is an n.valid.
Capt. Julio Garcia arrived from Wash
ington today and Joined hl3 bjffthtr
Mrs. Geortf* 3»1 PullmHti r, f Onlcft# l -'
has engaged a large suite < t room# at
Die I'iicy Woods hotel i'"' m* sea