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CHA X(i KSIX TII ]■ CHAPJ E R
ALDERMAN BOGART’S PROPOSED
The Mayor to Have the Veto Power
and the Board of Aldermen to bo
Elected Biennially Reasons Why the
Amendments Are Proposed The
Matter to be Discussed in Council.
At the next regular meeting of the City
Council, which will beheld on May 4, Alder
man Bogart's proposed amendment to the
city's charter will come np for consideration.
The features of the proposed amendment a ro
the conferring of the yeti') power upon the
Mayor and the changing of the Aldermunie
term from two year*, as pow, to four, half
the members to be elect ■ 1 biennially.
“I had hoped to see tho matter agitated,
and it was for that purpose that I moved to
lay my resolution on the table for four
weeks," Alderman Bogart remarked yester
day, ‘T wanted to give the people a chance
to think it over and discuss it. It' it is tip
roved by the public then let it pass. It is
he public that will l ie affected by the change
more than any person or set of persons. To
the city it ought to be a matter of no little
Interest, it strikes me.”
THE MAYOR’S RESPONSIBILITY.
"When the subject was first- broached in
Council Alderman Bogart state*! that his
object was to make the Mayor responsible
for the eity's legislation. Yesterday lie reit
erated his view in that particular, and
added that a good many sound business men
with whom he had talked considered that
idea a good one. Now the responsibility for
the legislation is divided among tho whole
Board of Aldermen. Unless there is a tie,
the Mayor, although he presides, has no vote.
A chairman of a committee feels a greater
sense of responsibility for the work of the
committee than the other members do. Give
the Mayor tho veto power and he will feel
the same way. In no ease can it work any
tnore harm than tho present system.
“The chances of getting a good Mayor are
always bettor than for getting a good Board
Df Aldermen,” the Alderman observed. “If
111-advised legislation should bo carried
through Council by a majority of votes, the
-Mayor, if vested with the power of disap
proval, could prevent it becoming n law
Unless passed over his head, ;uid that would
take more votes than a bare majority. A
great many cities, perhaps the most of them,
ave vested their Mayor with the veto.
THE VETO POWER.
“In New Orleans the Mayor presides in
Council and can veto any ordinance appro
priating money or fixing salaries, either in
Whole or part. Good features he can let
Stand and objectionable ones disapprove.
To pass a vetoed ordinance it must receive
the votes of two-thirds of all the members
of the board and not merely two-thirds of
those present at a meeting.
“Baltimore's Mayor has the veto power,
and it takes three-fourths of all the mem
bers of Council to pass a measure after his
disapproval. Nashville's Mayor lias tho
veto power also. In Louisville a twothirds
vote is necessary to pass over a veto; in
Philadelphia a three-fifths vote of all tho
•members in each branch, and in Augusta a
“The veto power was granted Atlanta’s
Mayor by an act passed by the Legislature
in October. 1885. In St. Louis the Mayor
nan veto bills of any nature.
MAYORS OF OTHER CITIES.
“These are only a few instances of cities
Whose Mayors have the veto power. It ap
pears to be the history of all of these that as
they grew in wealth and importance they
found it necessary to con tic responsibility
in the chief municipal executive. Macon,
Norfolk and other smaller cities have not
yet taken the steps to make their Mayors re
sponsible for ' the legislations.' One
reason probably is that in small communi
ties there is not the dread or the danger of
political corruption that there is in large
His reason for changing the terms of mem
bers of Council, Alderman Bogart says, is to
Insure the city the benefit of experience. In
Every kind of business experience is consid
ered indispensable. The more a man has of
it the better he gets along. In the same way
the city’s affairs will lie better managed if
half of her Aldermen have two yoars’ expe
ALDERMEN ELECTED BIENNIALLY.
The proposed ordinance will provide that
it the January election in 188!) half of the
toard of Aldermen be chosen for two years
aid lialf for four years. The terms of six
fill expire in 1891 and the terms of the
itlier six in 1893. The six elected in 1891
rill serve until 1895, and those elected in
897 will serve until 1901. That will insure
ho city's having six memliers all of the
irne with two years’ experience.
“I found the experience of the older mein-
Sers of great benefit to me when l first went
nto the board,” Mr. Bogart stated, and he
added that it necessarily followed that the
:ity would gain by having half of her \l
- experienced. It is not at all un
ikely tliat some issue may arise, and all of
Bui old board or nearly all bo displaced
>nd anew set of Aldermen bo
Imt in. They would lie unfamiliar
w ith the details of the working ot the city’s
■Machinery, and things would not go along
monthly. Many cities have a similar plan.
Hie objection to making the terms two years
md electing eveiy year is that that would
Sc too often to go through the excitement
Md agony of a political campaign.
IN FAVOR OF THE MEASURE.
It is understood that the proposed mcas
dre is regarded with-favor by the present
board, who do not look at it merely from a
►personal point of view. “I cannot see that
If any or all of the present Aldermen are
candidates for re-election they would have
any better chances, if as good, of being
elected for four years than for a two years’
term,” said u gentleman in speaking of the
lubjeet. Bo far as learned the measure
seems to be quite favorably regarded.
If Council jiasses the ordinance the amend
ment to the charter will lie drafted and pre
sented to the Legislature ill July.
THROUGH THE CITY.
Items Gathered Here and There by the
fhe annual conclave of Knights Templar
Of Georgia will lie held in Atlanta May IS.
Palestine Conimanderv of this city is mailing
•reparations to attend, and will compete iu
the prize drill.
The Kn vauiin b Rifle Association celebrated
Its twelfth v versary at the Helmet/.. it
Park yesterday afternoon. There were no
prizes offered :ii the range and Ur 1 uhootirg
was “free to all." The anniversary dinner
Iras nerved in the pavilion at 3 o'clock and
Va.s the principal event of the celebration. .
The steam yacht Climax arrived in i>ii
FWtcrdn.v from Jacksonville, which l:#s
lux'll her headquarters for several weeks
east, with lor owner. Mr. W. W. lasi, and
two friends on board. This is the ('Umax's
fc'cnnd visit to this port thin winter. Nhe
will <-oil ur Taggart’s wharf aivi go hence
to Charleston, where )u*r owner will spend
tome time before continuing north.
Tin' revival meetings at Trinity church
will Is* continued through this week and
possibly pext week. There is great regret
that Hum Small was tillable to remain liere
lie huil not yet fully recovered from the
Wrvcre illness which pus-tinted hint for
(cveral weeks wticn lie eanm u> Susannah
Hid Is'guu pri'lulling. The strain uie a him
was too great and lie was .■*mi|*<'llil In r*-
’siril to his home to seek rent.
Koffarty'u Trial to Begin To-Day.
TUcmium Fogarty*! none is set tor trial tie
dn.rtn th.hiujni i. i („in I |j will l tie
Biarmril & Met trim, J. J,
, having withdrawn from ttin
lend am s < ncnxd ft*d Die Ho
J i-tn obu,|M*i ISJfMMI Of til*
f l * ikMsuw* Bouquet
I teUu appro tnUsl the uru e
i dtauppoutu IMS <JI i||.
EX-PRESIDENT DAVIS’ LETTER
To the Ladies of the Calhoun Monu
ment Committee of Charleston.
Hon. Jefferson Davis has written to the
committee in charge of tho unveiling of the
Calhoun monument in Charleston next
Tuesday expressing his deep regret that it
is beyond the power of himself and his fam
ily to be present. Mr. Davis said: “Be
sides the veneration and affection of Mrs.
Davis and myself for the great and pure
statesman to whose memory you do honor, it
would i>e a pleasure to us to pay this tribute
of duty and respect.
“Mr. Calhoun was to me the guiding star
in the political firmament, and I was hon
ored by hii with such confidence as made
our intercourse not only instructive but of
enduring love. In an ‘important crisis in
public affaire, his health failed, but with
tliut devotion to the public welfare which
had characterized his whole life, he contin
ued to occupy his seat in the Senate, when
his indomitable spirit was vainly straggling
against liis physical exhaustion. His wis
dom and extraordinary administrative tal
ent were then specially required to teach,
direct and sustain, but ho was taken front us
“ Tike a summer dried fountain,
When our need was the sorest.’
“Mr. Webster, who bad been his great
intellectual opponent, but, nevertheless, his
warm personal friend, when s|teaking on
the occasion of bis death, manifested deeper
emotion than I ever knew him to exhibit on
any other occasion. Ho impressively said:
‘Nothing that was selfish or impure ever
came near the head or heart of Calhoun.’
“lam gratified that tho ladies, the best
part of humanity, have contributed this
testimonial to one blameless as themselves.
“Please tender with my regards my grate
ful acknowledgments to your associates for
their cordial invitation, in which my wife
cordially unites, ami lielicve mo to be, re
spectfully and truly yours.”
DROWNED IN BACK RIVER.
An Overloaded Boat Capsized and a
Colored Man Lost.
Coroner Dixon went up to Back river
yesterday to hold an inquest on Simon Sim
tuous (colored), whose body was found in
the river Wednesday night.
Dennis Bead testified that lie, with Peter
Small, John Small, Jack Simmons and
Simon Simmons, started to cross the
river in a small boat. __ lust-
Saturcljty. Before getting across t ile boat
capsizvL Read held on to it because he
could'not swim, but the others started to
swim ashore. Head and the boat were finally
got ashore all right and he did not know any
one had been drowned until tho next day.
He thought that, the boat sank because there
were too many in it.
The jury rendered a verdict of accidental
drowning. Simmons was a native of South
Carolina and was 17 years old.
FOUR YEARS FOR POLYGAMY
James Wyatt’s Three Wives to Get
Along Without Him for Awhile.
James Wyatt, the colored jiolygainist,
plead guilty in the Superior Court yester
day. Ho apparently hail determined to take
his chances on a trial, but changed his mind
at the last moment.
Mr. Carr, tho deputy clerk, had liegun
calling over the jury list when Wyatt in
structed liis counsel to change the plea to
guilty. He has throe wives living, one in
Atlanta and two in Savannah. His third
was a recent acquisition, a young colored
girl with whom he eloped. Had he lieen con
tent with two he would probably have es
caped prosecution, hut the father of his third
wife had Wyatt jailed. Judge Adams sen
tenced him to four years in the penitentiary,
the extreme penalty.
STRUCK WITH A HAMMER.
A. E. Morgan Convicted of Assaulting
a Colored Bricklayer.
A. E. Morgan, an elderly white man, was
tried yesterday in the Superior Court for
assault with intent to murder. He was
prosecuted by A. H. Bentley (colored). The
testimony showed that Morgan struck Bent
ley three times in the head with a hammer
on April 1 at Tattnall and Harris streets.
The .jury found the prisoner guilty of assault
and battery and recommended him to the
mercy of /tho court. Judge Adams sen
tenced him to pay $l5O fine and costs or
serve two months in jail without labor. W.
W. Fraser was appointed acting Solicitor
General, Mr. dußignon being indisposed.
HIS HAND BLOWN OFF.
A Hunter Badly Injured by the Ex
ploding of His Gun.
Fred Jones (colored), 10 years old, started
gunning yesterday morning. He lives about
foiu - miles out on the Augusta road. When
he fired his gun it exploded uud blew Jones’
right hand to pieeos. He was brought into
the city and taken to Dr. E. H, Nichols’ of
fice. When the doctor went to liis office he
found Jones lying on the floor suffering in
tense pain. Dr. Stone and Dr. Norton were
called in. Jones was chloroformed and the
hand was amputated. He was afterwards
removed to the St. Joseph’s Infirmary.
Returned from Nashville.
Messrs. James C. Shaw, James H. Storey
and William 11. Rose, who accompanied the
remains of Sujierintendent Frank Fonda to
Nashville, returned to Savannah last night.
All'. Fonda’s funeral took place on Tuesday
aad was attended by a large concourse of
people. The remains were escorted from
the train by the Nashville, Uaxuletto ami
Henderson Commandories of Knights Tem
plar. The funeral was at the Nashville Pres
byterian church, and the building was taxed
to hold the throng of people in attendance.
Floral offerings from friends nil over the
South adorned the casket. None more beau
tiful or more numerous have been seen at
any funeral in Nashville for many years.
The services at the church were simple and
brief, comprising merely music and pray
ers. Those at the grave ill Mt. Olivet cem
etery were t In 1 beautiful uud impressive sere
monies of the Knights Templar.
Another Kind of Matting.
William Hall and John Smith were de
fendants in a larceny case which came up in
the Superior Court yesterday. Hall was
put on trial by himself, and in the progress
of the ease it was disco vend that the stolen
property was itnproiierly descrilsxl in the
indictment. The stolen goods consisted of a
bundle of matting which was termed straw
matting iu the indictment, but it proved to
Ist Of some ot her material. The proceed
ings against Hull and Hniitli ucre quash'd
itnd the two ware held for nuotlier * indict
ment. They were charged with taking the
matting from M' Uillis *v MerecrV, store on
Broughton su t.i t.
Given a Baby to Hold.
A bright and pretty white female infant
was taken to the |M>Jicc barracks last night
by a coknvd woman, who slut-d that about
a Week ago this baity was handed toiler on
t!i* street by a whits' woman. Him was
uslcsl to hold it for a leiv minutes while the
wiiita woman stopped into a himv< nrnniid
tb corner. Tim white wniimu never re
turned. Tim colored worm.ii took cure of
Lie c|nld nut it h.si night If uis not adopt
i1 by -oiiie on* it willjifoliubiy Is pin (jn
some home bvdny.
Tito Birnbaum Cana.
The Klnituniin raw* in the United Ktab *
Court was i n.iUisuod )e, li . dot |,o alhiW mi
w>-i on ut suit to ii icsnd, u n uiuiiber of
Vdlie . i-fro!ii odist il is Wiaepnw i,t The
paptu* Ui Unt <"a*i *r Caroline vv, Mymk
VS. U*Se ■? Ifefltd. Til* leoJS'jl , ill 'll
Is 111 S' I lieu i,Ui|ty Xl*l of
• will I* in volt i-4 Olid wn-ial ot)i<v suits
ms and is n.teni ip sin t m i us'itt' i Mtk m spin
ile As* .1.
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1887.
HAPPY BRIDES AND GROOMS.
Henry J. Rieser Weds Miss Ida Kohner
in New York—Other Weddings.
Mr. Henry J. Rieser, of the firm of Itieser
& Stern, of this city, and Miss Ida Kohner,
daughter of Mr. Marcus’Kohner, of No. 147
West Fifty-sixth street, New York, were
married at Vienna Hall,‘Fifty-eighth street
and Lexington avenue, at 6:30 o’clock
Wednesday evening. Tho wedding was a
most brilliant affair, and was attended by
leading Jewish society people of New York.
The ceremony was performed by Rabbi
Kohut, of the Fifty-sixth street synagogue,
of which the bride’s father is President.
Among the guests from-Savannah were Mr.
and .'its Jacob Rieser, the groom's father
and mother, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Epstein and
Mr. S. S. Einstein. After the ceremony a
reception was held. The hall was
beautifully decorated and the reception was
a brilliant gathering of society people. Tho
bride’s c istuinc and those of her Bridesmaids
and of tho guests that were present were
very elaborate. The bridal presents were
numerous and very handsome. During tho
reception the bride and groom received con
gratulatory telegrams from their friends,
conveying Ix'st wishes for their future hap
piness. A large number of telegrams was
sent from the groom’s friends in this city.
The bride and groom left New York yes
terday morning for Indianaiiolis to visit tho
brid 's sister, who was unable,owing to sick
ness, to be at the wedding. They will sail
on May -1 for Bremen and will spend the
summer in Continental Eurojie, returning to
this country early in the fall. Mr. Rieser is
one of Savannah’s most prominent young
business men, and his bride will receive a
hearty welcome in Jewish society here.
Dr. P. S. Byrne, of Yonkers, N. Y., and
Miss Ida Gomm, daughter of the late Adol
phus Gonim, formerly of the firm Gomm &
Loftier, of this city, were married at the
Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help at
5 o’clock yesterday afternoon. The cere
mony was iierformed by Vicar General
Cafferty. The bride wore a stylish suit of
gray cloth. The attendants were Miss
Mamie Gomm, sister of the bride, and Dr.
C. E. Byrne, of New Rochelle, N. Y.,
brother of the groom. The ushers were Mr. W.
E. (lonim, Mr. H. S. Oppenheimer, Mr. 11.
W illinknnd Mr. J. Will ink. The church was
well filled with invited guests and friends of
the bride and groom. The bridal party en
tered the cathedral, preceded by the ushers,
to the strains of Mendelssohn’s wedding
march. The ceremony, though brief, was
impressively performed. At its close a re
ception was held at the bride’s home, No. 01
Gordon street, at which only the family and
immediate friends of the bride and groom
were present. The bride received many
very lieautifut presents. At 8:30 o’clock Dr.
and Mrs. Byrne left for Augusta, whence
they will go to their future home in Y(inkers.
Dr. Byrne is a prominent physician of that
city. His lirido is a popular young lady,
and t hey wdl be followed to their home on
the Hudson by the best wishes of a largo
circle of friends.
A RECTOR SOUGHT FOR.
Rev. Charles H. Strong Declines the
Rectorship of a Brooklyn Church.
The last number of the Churchman an
nounces that Rev. Charles H. Strong, rector
of St. John’s church of this cit3 r , has ac
cepted a call to tho rectorship of St. John’s
church, Brooklyn, N. Y. The statement has
caused something of a stir among
St. John’s ]iarishioners here, who
have heard nothing of Mr. Strong's
resignation, and, of course, are not
inclined to believe the report. The rector
and his family are at White Bluff and will
not return to the city before to-morrow.
Mr. W. S. Bogart, one of the wardens of
St. Johns, said yesterday that while he can
not speak authoritatix ely he is satisfied that
there Is no truth in the report. Several weeks
ago Mr. Strong received a very urgent call
to the rectorship of the Brooklyn church,
which he considered for a time and which
in- finally declined. So urgent was the call
that a fow days before Easter Mr. Strong
received a telegram asking him to wire his
immediate acceptance that it might lie an
nounced on Easter Sunday. He replied that
it was impassible for him to accept.
The report in the Churchtnan that the
call has been accepted, it is supposed, grew
out of the apparent understanding on the
part of the Brooklyn church that everything
was arranged. The congregation of St.
John’s will not consent to a change of rec
tors so long as Mr. Strong is able to fill the
position which he has tilled so acceptably
since he came here.
CARING FOR~ THE "ORPHANS.
The Work of the Female Orphan Be
Capt. Henry Blun, President of the Fe
male Orphan Benevolent Society, has sub
mitted liis tenth annual report. Tliesociety
has boon chartered and now has corporate
powers and has also power to receive and
accept bequests of every kind, to own and hold
real and (icrsonal projiorty, and become the
guardian of white female orphans.
The children are under the care of the
Sisters of Mercy. The total number cared
for during last year is forty-seven, of which
eleven were provided with homes, leaving
thirty-six still in the society’s charge. The
officers of the society for 1887 are as follows:
Honorary President—Bishop of Savannah.
President- Hcnrv Blun.
Vice President—'lartin Cooley.
Secretary—P. F. Gleason.
Trea.su i vr—Peter Rei I ly.
The Advisory Board consists of Dr. James
B. Read, Mr. Andrew McCormick, Mr.
William Kchoe, and the board of officers.
Chief Fernandez’s Offer.
It is understood that Chief Adolph Fer
nandez, of the Savannah Fire Department,
contemplates resigning, having lunl the offer
of a good position in the Philadelphia Fire
Department. Ho was formerly connected
with that, department and held a prominent
position on il tor several years. He was
made chief of the Savannah department
just aft'T Ynmacraws big tire. Under
liis management the department has become
one of the most efficient in the country. A
new lire engine company has boon estab
lished with anew engine house, and the
whole department is well equipped.
Over in Charleston.
The Summerville Creoaoting Company has
moved its machinery from Summerville to
It is expected that nearly every member
of tiie Governor’s staff will lw present in
Charleston on April 30.
South < 'arulina Commamlory No.
1, Knights Templar, is mak
ing preparations to attend the annual
I’diielu , e of the State Columnmlery of (Jksn
gia m Atlanta <ui Mav is. Thu Carolinians
will be the guests of Cu-ur de Lion Oom
utmidcry at Atlontu.
Orders liftve Lxin receivixl from the Hu
pervinng inspector at Washington to go
ahead with the rejmirs to the
('tan 1 don eustoill home The esti
mated cost ba the complete restoru
tioii ot tin- builiimg wuu #:;'i,odt), but ('on
gii-j* appropriated only half titts tuiiount at
Its last unit Til" Nu|>erintciident states
thill this will Isi Htililcient to nutore the ex
terior of the building, leaving the interior
to be done Intel'.
In Genoral Dobdity, Emaciation,
CisiMinijilb'ii and Witsl.ng in Chililren,
h "ii - iimuMon of i'uivt’oii Jjveroil with
litp"| Inept h• .• mod \uj untile lihhl ami
lilisilellle. It Heap-Mill llpjs lilt! for food,
St t Ufi lean till mn-voUM sl'l'Ul tllwl Imll'U
u/i ite- isniy. I'ieuv mad, -I ut*d Hoott's
1 i 'iii i.i a to.leg man whom physicians
Bt tin,**' gave up ie *| H-, Hints* In I- ’; ua using
tl. I join ■ |. 11l- eollfil 1n... luwj, gMiel
"nv-ig'h, iu..) fix*• at) iipj*<o
auei in- life wjU I i,ri.|..iij(<~i lumiy ywaisi. *'
KM j<athsltAa *- Kta-sa* a*i s.
UMPIRE AVON THE GAME.
THE HOME CLUB’S FOURTH DE
FEAT AT NASHVILLE.
Umpire Burbridgo’s Decision on a Foul
Ball Gives the Tennesseeans Two
Runs and Loses Savannah the Game
—The Clubs Evenly Matched in the
Field—Memphis Defeats Charleston
and New Orleans Shuts Out Mobile.
The home club after having suffered three
defeats at Memphis was defeated again at
Nashville yesterday. The club’s backers
are beginning to think that defeats are get
ting to be a little monotonous, and that it is
about time to call a halt and win a game
or two. Yesterday’s game, however, was not
lost through bail playing, or because Nnsh
ville is a bettor team, but it was umpired
away. Both teams played an even game,
and are about evenly matched. Bradley’s
men batted McArthur for 13 hits, while the
home club got 11 hits off Nashville. There
was some doubt as to McArthur, but he
pitched a steady game and worked hard.
The results at Memphis and Mobile were
what everybody expected. The Memphians
laid out Charleston s to 1, and New Orleans
won at Mobile.
Burbridge Gave the Game.
Nashville, Tf.nn., April 21.—The um
pire gave to-day’s game to Nashville, but
Savannah won it, in spite of the fact that
the official score stands 7 to (i in Nashville’s
favor. In the fifth inning when Nashville
was at the bat and two men were out and
two men on bases, Raxes knocked a long
foul just outside the foul line. The men on
bases came home and Hayes went to second,
but seeing where the ball went started back.
Umpire Burliridge, however, to everybody’s
surprise decided Hayes safe at second and
the two runnere fairly in. This was the
only feature of tho game, which was other
wise a very ordinary one. The score tells
all there is of it:
A.B. It. B.H P.O. A. E.
Clinton, l.f (i 0 1 1 0 1
Hayes, r.f 1 3 2 0 1
Maul, p <i 1 3 0 1 1
Reeder, c.f 5 0 3 110
Bradley, 3b 5 0 0 2 2 1
Mathias, 2b 5 0 0 2 3 0
Burkes, s. s 5 0 1 1 4 1
Firle, lb 5 2 2 8 0 0
Nichols, c 5 3 2 4 1 1
Totals 47 7 13 27 12 6
A.B. a. B.H P.O. A. E.
Peltz, c. f 5 2 1 1 o 1
Campau, 1. f 5 1 1 1 o 1
Reilly, s. s 4 0 0 1 3 5
Hutchinson, 3b 4 0 2 1 3 0
Brower, tb 4 0 13 11
McAdams, 2b 4 1 1 33 2
Ksnlie. r.f 4 0 1 3 1 0
Parker, e 1 1 1 9 1 o
McArlhur,p 4 1 8 0 .2 0
Totals 38 0 11 27 14 10
‘ SCORE BY INNINGS.
12 3 456789
Nashville 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 I—7
Savannah 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 o—6
Runs earned—Nashville 3, Savannah 1.
Two base hits Reeder,Hutchinson, McArthur.
First base oil being hit by pitcher—Nicholas.
Passed halls—Parker 1.
Wild pitches Maul 1, McArthur 1.
Scorer —Cheat ha in.
Time of game—Two hours.
Memphis 8, Charleston 1.
Memphis, April 21. —A large crowd wit
nessed the opening game of the series be
tween Memphis and Charleston at Citizens’
Park tiffs afternoon. Memphis virtually
won the game in the first inning, scoring
seven times. The pitcher of the opposing
team stood the punishment like a man, how
ever, and kept the Browns from scoring but
one run thereafter. Charleston accorded
their boxman excellent support after the
first disastrous inning, and played a good
up-hill gome. Smith, for Memphis, pitched
his usual steady game, and the back stop
work of Crotty was good. In fact, the work
of the whole team was excellent. The
features of the game were Carl’s home run
hit, scoring Charleston’s only run, and the
brilliant work of the outfielders of both
teams. Some terrific drives were made to
ward the fielders, but everything was gob
bled. Manager Pow ell lias a fine team, and
to-morrow's game will undoubtedly lie
much closer. The following is the score by
Memphis 7 1 000 000 O— 8
Charleston 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0— 1
New Orleans Shutß Out Mobile.
Mobile, Ala., April 21.—The first of the
league games hero to-ilay between New
Orleans anil Mobile was fairly atte'nded.
Mobile was considerably hacked by a run
of bad luck in New Orleans and did poor
playing throughout the game. Now Oi
leans’ playing was fine in and out. Atkin
son’s umpiring wo* subject to considerable
criticism, esiieeinlly in declaring Cartwright
safe in the third iiutiug. Mobile foiled to
New Orleans 2 15 13 0 I—l3
Earned runs—New (irleans 1.
Triple play—By Kinsman & Behan.
Struck out—By Hungler. •'>: Powell, !).
Bases for hitting man w ith ball —Huugler, 3.
l’assed balls—Miller. 2.
Wild pitches—Hungler, 3.
Catcher Miller was released after the
game by the manager of Mobile’s team.
At St. Louis—Rain jiostponed the St.
Louis-Cincinnati ball game this afternoon.
Louisville 10900 3 01 x—l 4
Cleveland 3 0012001 o—7
Athletic 01000300 I—s
.Metropolitan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 o—o
Around the Bases.
The Atliletics are negotiating for Tommy
New Orleans is negotiating for another
Harry AVright has released AVeyhing,
Stabling and Henry.
O. P. C,avion, in the Rase flail Gazelle,
sit.-aks of fkiltilm ire m llarnieville.
Nashville claims the honor of lining the
birthplace of the Southern League.
Anson thinks the strongest club Chicago
will encounter this year is New York.
The statement is goiigr the roiunls that
Suvamtah has sigued Dick Mappus. It is
The (ndianatKills club, it is spited, wants
to sell “Tug" Arundel. AVhy, it is not
The Cent ral Railroad Employee' team w ill
play the Havannah, Florida and Western
team at, the Abercorn street grounds Tues
Baldwin, of the Detroits, has a lam* arm.
It is not expected that he will lie able to
pitch for thixx! weeks. Conway anil Twiteh
ell are nls.i iaiiigml uptime dead lame m the
man and the other Ims rhetiuiatisiu in lux
shoulder. Oct/i'tn and Knowlton are said
to U‘ in line ■■onditinn.
K. K. Stearns hus Is nut re-elected Presi ■
ileiito. tlie Detroit Chib, GtHirgu M. Vail.
Vnx* Pi I‘siili‘iit ; Janies L. Minim, Tren-urer;
Itolieil 11 IsHidJe), Ss'ietury. The (list
tti'is'geiitli ineii a.id c. j) Hnntli and Wil
liam*!. (Ira te< HIP si**! tlie I siai'd of direct
ore. dlie I'lut* liefiau the mitsim of |ssi|
121,9*1*1111 drill, ttlhl (low Ills ft ballin' !' ill
it* treusurv *>f #15,0*10,
Jb" Siilumnl liii s Hull (la file ■a\s of
Hotitheni Hiullimi es tluit tl.i-y mv.io miy tf t ..
hast. |H-ullai “They run to extreni'v
Wo* a 'li*' hiaoeciuli is wluußig tl.** ntti'oil
at lei. el IS ay* Ui 1/ t it M, lk" a josiug
ti**i. tie way it rails oil I- Wi*a*ii rtllj to
Behold Xvi efty has any ISM* for n lo dog
club J'hi# is <*m* of iii* principal tioxnrkw. i
lli" t!"us Milt Iml is •* uliM-l that ltd i tiiiiiot
home run is a hero, a purse is subscribed for
him upon tho spot, nothing is too good for
him. However, let him make a bad error,
his reputation is gone. Tho small boy jeers
at hun and the average citizen tells you con
fidently that the aforesaid player is no good,
never could play ball arid should go to plow
ing at once. This species of provincialism
has always been a serious drawback to the
Tiie World’s Championship.
The impression seems to prevail among a
good many bast ball reporters that the Chi
cagos have won from the St. Louis club the
title of “Champions of the World.” This is
not so. If there ever was such a title, says
O. P. Caylor, St. Louis still holds it. The
agreement for the last series calls for nine
games. Six have been played, and the
other three take place in Chicago after the
close of the championship season next fail.
If the Chicagos wm one of the three they
will be entitled to claim the honor the St.
Louis Browns now hold, but if St. Louis
wins all three they wTll retain the title. The
chances are three to one in Chicago's favor,
GENERAL RAILWAY NEWS.
Matters of Money and Management
About Various Lines.
Nearly 1,000 men, in gangs of from 100 to
200 each, are at work on the Orange Belt
railway (Fla.), audit is all under contract
to be completed by the early part of No
The stockholders of the Enterprise (S. C.)
Railroad Company have re-elected the fol
lowing officers ana directors to serve for the
ensuing year: President, A. F. Ravenel;
Secretary and Treasurer, William Ed Hayne.
Directors: C. S. Gadsden, S. S. Solomons,
Thomas Frost, C. C, Olney, S. B. Pickens,
J. C. Mallonee, A. Canale, B. F. Newcomer.
Next week a survey will be made of the
Athens and Jefferson railroad, with a view
of arranging for its construction the coming
summer. Tne Banner-Watchman says sev
eral enterprising citizens have been quietly
at work on this enterprise for several weeks,
and are meeting with every encouragement.
The prospect now is that the trains will be
running from Athens to Jefferson by next,
The South Carolina Railroad Commission
ers have received a communication from
Supt. C. S. Gadsden, of the Charleston and
Savannah railway, stating that his road has
constructed u branch from Ravenel station
to Young’s Island, a distance of 5 1-2 miles,
and that this branch will be ready for use
by 1 the end of this week. Promptness in
opening the road being all important to the
truck farmers and to the railroad, the Com
missioners have been urged to arrange for
an inflection of the new line on Monday
next, as it is desired to open it for use on
Tuesday. The building of this branch road
has probably been done in less time than
that of any other line of equal length in this
W. E. Alexander, Esq., of Fort Reed,
Fla., is in the city on a visit. Mr. Alexander
was one of Savannah’s oldest merchants,
but having accumulated an ample fortune he
several years ago disposed of his business
and retired to his orange grove in Florida
to spend his days free from the wear and
tear incident to those whose lives are spent,
on’Change. Mr. Alexander looks as though
the change in his habits has given him a
credit of 25 per cent, oil life’s ledger.
The Montgomery (Ala.) .■ld re rtiser speak
ing of the appointment of Gen. Lawton to
the Austrian mission remarks that Savan
nah has been rather a fortunate city in the
way of obtaining high places abroad for its
citizens. It alludes to the Chinese Ministry
which was filled before the war by Hori.
John E. Ward. Then to Gen. Jackson's
occupancy of the Austrian mission, and to
President Cleveland’s appointment of Gen.
Lawton as Minister to Russia, and Gen.
Jackson to the Mexican mission. In regard
to Gen. Lawton’s recent appointment it says
the appointment is fully up to the high
standard of the present administration. Gen.
Lawton is a lawyer of ability, a gentleman
of the old school, a Democrat of the sect of
Jefferson, a finished scholar, and in every
way equipped by education and training to
reflect credit oh his country abroad. Al
luding to the appointment of Col. Charlton
H. Way as Consul General to Russia, the
Advertiser says: “Col. Way lias resided
much of his time during the past eight or
ten years in Montgomery, and our citizens
feel a peculiar interest in his appointment.
He is pre-eminently qualified ior the posi
tion, for, added to fine commercial training,
he is a thorough linguist and scholar, who
has s;ieut much of his time in Europe.”
Among the arrivals at the Pulaski House
yesterday were Mrs. T. Adams, Mrs. C.
Case, Mis. H. Minor. Now York; Mrs. P.
(roodman, Maurice Goodman, Portage, Wis.;
C. L. Devlin, Thomasville; William E. Gra
ham and wife, Miss Hattie Churchill, Sara
toga, N. Y.; M. A. Johnson and wife, Bos
ton; Miss 'Maggie McDonald, North Caro
lina: D. E. Bayard, Pittsburg, Pa.: H. C.
Richie, Louisville, Ky.; H. Braastad, Cog
nac; C. D. Gilbert, J. D. Wentworth, Lon
don; Daniel A. Lyon, Brooklyn.
At the Marshall House were Miss L. H.
Vaughn, Miss Julia Vaughn, Providence,
R. I.; Mrs. C. M. Wallace, Ocala.Fla.;J. 8.
Stuck, Knoxville, Tenn.: E. H. Shuford
and wife, Jacksonville, Fla.; E. Swindell,
Bainbddge; M. S. AlDior, Mrs. E. Rogers,
J. N. Johnson, F. S. Oliver, Now York;
Frank Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla.; M. L.
Fenton and wife, Jamestown, N. Y.; B. T.
Smillie, Atlanta; James C. Ginsey, Cincin
nati, O.;H. H. Beckwith, Glenmore; Mor
gan Rawls, Guyton.
At -the Harnett House were J. IV. Par
menter and wife, Summet, N. J.; J. B.
Losee, Newton. N. J.: Alexander L. White
law. Jr.. Miss J. M. Whitelaw, New York;
T. C. B ach, Winstead, Conn.; L, Houghton,
Springfield, Mass.; F. C. Hill, Huntington,
N. Y.; J. T. Phillips, It. A. Williams, Rocky
Ford; C. H. Ainslie, Atlanta; A. Hutchin
son, DeLuid, ,FJa.; 8. WLKabrec, St. Au
gustine, Fla. ;,H. Grafton, Twfei Mountain,
N. H.; P. and J. Glenn, Mi!>V Ellen Glenn,
Boston, Mass.; DuFoilt Uuepry, Macon.
At the Screven House were A. N. Les
queras, J. Sehenek, H. G, Seudder, Now
York; C. E. Dingherty, ‘Wllkesbarre, Pa.;
W. N. Hayward. South Carolina; A. 11.
Christian, New York; J, Blank. Charles
ton; O I'. Chalmers, New York; B. B.
Lynch, H. P. Jones, Baltimore; Mr. Dresler
and wile. J. T. Hammiß, New York; C. D.
Marshall, Philadelphia; J. P. Shetton, Bos
ton: S. Fox, AvJpcl Moten, It. Morris, New
York: C. A. K\ag. Norwich, N. Y;; Mrs.
Backenstoine, WffljAV. P. MiUer, New York;
W. M. Meigs, FhilMelplua.
At a Trifle Above Coat.
Mr. B. Brady, the well-known tailor, ad
vertises that he is prepared to make suits to
order so as to reduce his stock of imiiortcd
goo Is at a trifle above cost. Those who ure
m want of spring and summer suits should
examine his stock and get his prices.
Cobb County’s Affliction.
Boven years’ itch is prevailing to an alarm
ing extent, in Cobb county, and tin) citizens
of Atlanta are fearful that it may reach that
city. If they will provide each ease with a
lsi\ of Uterine, the antidob) for nil ib'liiug
skin uis'iises, they need have no further
fears. Tliousatnls nflHople throughout the
South, who have suffered with tetter, itch
fug piles, isv. ‘ina, ringworm, profuse dan
irufr. etc., liuve L-eti nmazed al the wonder
ful success that Tottwinr lias Is on. Priee
50’. at, druggists; wait by mail for that
amount by .1, T. HlttTTjUßlc A lino., Hu
Your Money Will be Refunded.
To remove mi impisuMou prevvlent among
many is iwous, v.e desire to nay emphatically
I hut ell) art let's te Sight "f us and proving on
Hoit i/ t if ft'rtuntftjj in tftttjtl < 'tii iiMuu with
ill * *li. IM** tHlt- •, u tii b* It firt tu luf i j .irt
,Mit,,, unit. It II Do; Bra. M
< ’ougn <<• stnaM.
p, \i.iuXf Bats, afclrl Motel*, Iswi **.
bnol. no "Gbeup John mot it, but pvrto t>
' Special indications for Georgia:
Local rains, except in southeast
' ' portion; fair weather; southerly
winds; wanner in eastern portion;
stationary temperature in western portion.
The height of the river at Augusta at
1 o’clock p. m. yesterday (Augusta time)
was 7.2 feet—a fall of 0.0 foot during the
past 24 hours.
Comparative statement of temperature at
Savannah April 21,1880, aud 1887:
6:36 A.M 62 6:36 A.M •>
2:36 P.M 72 2:36p.5i i0
9:36 p.M 60 !):80p.M 63
Maximum 75 Maximum 1 -
Minimum 58 Minimum 0i
Mean temperature -Mean temperature
of day 64 of day 64
Rainfall 0.35 Rainfall 0.00
Observations taken at the same moment
of time at all stations.
Savannah, April 21, 9:36 p. m., city time.
Norfolk 47 E ~.| Clear.
Charlotte 59 E 6 Clear.
Wilmington 58'N E .—; Clear.
Charleston 64, E 110|.... j Clear.
Augusta 04 iS E |.. —j C lear.
Savannah 03 S E,.. I Clear.
Jacksonville 67 j N E!.. I— ('lear.
Key West 70S E 10 Clear.
Atlanta 68 ;S E 12 —] Clear.
Pensacola 74 S 9—l Clear.
Mobile 74 S 17 .... Fair.
Montgomery 77iSWi H.... Cloudy.
New Orleans 74, S jl2| .06. Cloudy.
Galveston 74 S 14 ... Cloudy.
Corpus Christ! 75 S E Cloudy.
Palestine 74 S ,13i [Clear.
Brownesville 74 S 14! —,Clear.
RioGraude.. 82|S E| 9| |Clear.
G. N. Salisbury, Signal Corps, U. S. Army.
Chance for a Panther Hunt.
Some residents of Bryan Neck, Liberty
county, report that another panther is in
that section. Avery large one was killed in
Bryan county a few weeks ago, and it was
thought at the time that the animal had a
mute in the neighborhood. The sportsmen
are waiting to locate the animal, when they
will organize a through hunt.
Important to Travelers.
When you visit New York stop at the
Buckingham Hotel, Fieth Avenue, con
ducted on the European plan; very centrally
located for either transient or permanent
guests; near the Grand Central Depot, and
quite accessible by either elevated or surface
railroads, also by stages, which pass the door
every few minutes. This magnificent Hotel
has splendid public parlors, gentlemen’s
smoking rooms, billiard room, private din
ing rooms, Edison electric lights, etc., etc.
Also superior accommodations for families.
The restaurant is unsurpassed; prices rea
sonable, tuul the sanitary appointments per
AtEstill’s News Depot.
Savannah Daily Morning News,
Savannah Weekly News, National Daily
Base Ball Gazette, No. 3, Vol. 1; Sporting
Life, Spoilsman’s Referee, Puck, Judge,
Life, Harper’s Weekly, Leslie’s Weekly,
L’Art de la Mode for May, Bos
ton Herald. Boston Globe. Philadelphia
Times, Philadelphia Press, Baltimore Sun,
Baltimore American, New York Herald,
World, Times, Star, Sun, Tribune, Graphic,
Florida Times-Union, Nashville Union,
Jacksonville Morning News, New Orleans
Times-Democrat, New Orleans Picayune,
Maoon Telegraph, Augusta Chronicle, Cin
cinnati Commercial Gazette, Charleston
News and Courier, Atlanta Constitution, Le
Bon Ton for May, Lippineott for May, Dra
matic News, New York Clipper, Machine
Politics and Money Elections in New York
Stiff and Straw, fashionable shapes; also Neck
near, Underwear, at B. H. Levy & Bro.’s, 161
X. M. N.
The Summer Goods at the Crockery
House of James S. Silva & Son, 140
There is no reason why every good citizen
should riot keep cool this summer. The
above named firm have a cool store, where
they offer for sale the best makes of lee
Cream Freezers, Water Coolers, Ice Picks,
If the flys bother you try the latest fly
fan. Picnic Baskets, the nicest in the city,
and hammocks, the best and cheapest, are
for sale there. And one will find a world of
trouble saved by use of one of those little
Kerosene Stoves. All the little summer com
forts can be found at this complete establish
ment of James 8. Bilva 6c Son.
Spring I 'and. Summer Suits.
Our Spring and Summer Suits for Gents,
Youths ami Boys is lining heavily drawn on.
Early callers will have the advantage of early
selection. Prices tho lowest. B. H. Levy £ Bro.,
10; Congress street.
A Hard Man to Pit.
Gentlemen who have hitherto been unable to
get lined in ready-made Clothing will now find
in our stock extra and special sizes in suits and
separate garments adapted to any figure, re
gardless of height, breadth or thickness. B. 11.
Levy <fc Bro., 101 Congress.
Concerning a popular hotel in Savannah,
Ga., tho Florida Times-Union. says: “We
note from the hotel arrivals as published in
the Savannah papers, that the Harnett
House still leads all the other hotels in the
city. In fact they have as many as the
others combined. There is a good install
ment of Floridians always registered there.”
Elegant Goods and Comfort.
LiiFAK’S m SHE.
Spring Hals in All Hie Colors,
O UN LAP'S NVw Spring Derby Hats, Dun
lap's New Silk iTata, Nascirm nto’s
Comfonni.itf HttU, Lh > V and Men u Straw Hals
Lftwn Scurf* ami Tic*. Pi<ju Scurfs, Fancy
Percale Scurfs, from 5c to 45c.
Beautiful M'Jk Si arfsand Tics. New BuMpend
enl i'i aiik and satin.
Men s Silk (iloves, Fine Shirt*, the kieat Khirt
for $1 in Hie city.
HI Ik Umbrellas, the “(llorla (loth, M
elieaper uiid will Udt louver than silk. Try
UNDKItWKAIt Half tin* very
jfo<d* sold in Savannah
VnliM-M. KattfdieU. Hilk Hindlutt hiiifi, mid fine
of IhndiMAMi bull 4to order, I'all and
HM!JIpU 4 M 111
LaFar’s New Store,
Hull tWrwH Uundifon /|d j
UfU'HuV li . |d.l min Idwiil Im<
■HO* tieMi >4 la ;tei#fiv m 4 <i*
This Powder never varies. A marvel of !Vih-
Strengtli and Wholesomeness. More econonii!
cal than the ordinary kinds, and cannot be wM
in competition with the multitude of low test
short weight alum or phosphate powders s„r,|
only in cans. Royal Basi.no Powder t o J
Wall Street, New York. ’’ Ml
U’DDEV A BATES s. M. jr
Windsor and Newton’s Tubes, 9c.
American Manufacture Tubes. 7c
Stretchers made with ShattocksKey
on Cornera—lsc. to |5 each.
Canvas and Placques of aii kinds,
Brushes. — an elegant assortment.
Prices range from tic. up.
Oils and Varnish.
China Painting Material
Bronzes and Liquids.
Moist Water Colors.
Coutes’ French Crayons.
Genuine Steinbaeh’s Paper.
French White Bristol Boards
Blank Drawing Books.
Cherry Wood T Squares.
Extra I, urge Bheet Wax.
Silver, Iron and Copper Wira
Steel Curling Pius.
Gilt Leaf Moulds.
Tin Flower Cutters.
French Tissue Paper.
Tools for Repousse Work.
Steel Palette Knives.
Brass Placques for Painting.
English Drawing Pencils.
Our complete Catalogue r.f above
goods furnished on application. Our
prices will a 1 ways be found low, aal
our stock complete and fresh.
L. 8l B. S. M. H,
MANTELS AND GRATES.
Largest line to select from in this city.
Agents for the Richardson & Boynton C 0.4
HOT AIR FURNACES
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