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PERRY TAKES THE LEAD.
BLOXHAM LOSES HIS CAUCUS
VOTE IN THE ASSEMBLY.
Pasco Apparently Unable to Rally
New Men to His Gallant Little Band—
The Senate Amends a Railroad Incor
porating: Bill Circuit Judgres Con
firmed Several Bills Pass the House
Tallahassee, Fla., May s.—The Senate
(pent the morning; discussing the bill incor
porating the Georgia, Florida and Key West
Railroad Company, and amended it so that
no advantage can l>o taken by it of the for
feited rights of Gen. Gordon’s International
The afternoon was consumed in consider
ing the bill for the protection of game birds
Did plumage birds.
The Senate in executive session confirmed
David S. Walker as Judge of the Second
Judicial Circuit, and John D. Broome as
Judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit.
The joint session voted for Senator at
noon as follows:
The joint session adjourned till to-mor
The House passed the bills providing for a
bill of particulars in ejectment suits; form
ing DeSoto county; preventing capital
punishment of women; regulating the sale
of liquor under the local option provision of
Consideration of the bill making the pay
ment of a poll tax a prerequisite to voting
was postponed to a future day.
A majority of the Senate Judiciary Com
mittee will report favorably on the new
Charter bill for Jacksonville. ’
Senator Orman introduced a bill to-day
enlarging the time for the construction of
the Thou uisvi lie, Tallahassee and Gulf rail
road. Work must liegin in ninety days and
the road be completed in one year.
The Senatorial contest in this State pre
sents some exceedingly interesting features
that receive the attention of the public all
over the land. The two loading candidates
are warm personal friends, both have been
elected Governor of the State and each
helped the other in those elections, but now
vi hen the question of further promotion is
reached, the honor is naturally deserved by
both and their friends array themselves ac
cordingly. When the members of the Legisla
ture were elected last November it was not
generally known that Gov. Perry would be
u candidate,and it was supposed that a very
large majority of the members elected were
favorable to ex-Gov. Bloxham’s candidacy,
but as time passed and the period for the
assembling of the Legislature drew neur it
became apparent that Gov. Perry’s follow
ing was a strong one and that certain per
sons and measures were being industriously
used to defeat Bloxham.
THE BREACH WIDENS.
The friends of the two aspirants soon be
came so determined in their opfiosition eaeli
to the other that the breach grew wider anil
wider flail}', until now it seems that it is of
such a permanent nature that the Legisla
ture will be unable to make an election.
The friends of Mr. Pasco put his name for-
Aynrd thinking ho could break the deadlock,
■ht. it soon became apparent that he could
Hit . The people of the State expect a choice
Hbe made between Perry and Bloxham,
no special attention is given to any
Brd mtin. Nearly all the- newspapers in
State, and apparently a large majority
people, desire Bloxham's election, but
of the mem tiers of the legislature
him to prevent his nomination.
m Thieving Letter Carrier.
May s.—John M. lewis (eol
•red), who has been a trusted letter carrier
Cor twelve years was to-day detected in
stealing #2 which lmd been placed in a decoy
letter. He confessed his guilt and was
bonnd over for an examination in the United
Decatur’s New Bank.
Washington, May s.—The First Nation
al Bank of Decatur, Ala., with a capital of
SIOO,OOO, has been authorized to commence
THE DEVIL’S CODE.
An Ancient Manuscript With a Very-
Queer Legend Attached.
From the Pall Mall Gazette.
The royal library at Stockholm contains a
remarkable literary curiosity called the
Devil’s Code, which is said to be tho largest
manuscript in the world. Every letter in
this gigantic piece of work is as beautifully
formed as if it were minutely and carefully
drawn, and it seems almost impossible that
it shouid have been done by a single human
being. The Devil’s Code was brought to
Sweden from lVague after the thirty years’
war, and the Deutsche Hausfrauen Zeitung
tells the following story of its origin: A
poor monk who had been condemned to
death was told that his sentence would be
eonunuted if lie were able to isipy the whole
of the code in a single night. Relying on the
impossibility of the task his judges furnished
him with the original, pen and ink, and left
him in his well-barred prison.
A drowning man catches at a straw to
save himself, and the unfortunate monk be
gan to try his last impossible taJk with the
vain hope of accomplishing it. Before long,
however, he saw that ho could not save his
life by his own weak exertions. Afraid of
a cruel and certain death, and perhaps
doubting th# promise of a l letter life here
after he invoked the aid of the prince of
darkness, promising to surrender his soul if
he were asslstisi in his task. The dark spirit
appeared as soon as he was called, concluded
the contract, sat down like any copying
clerk and the next day the Devil's Code*was
Some Wise Women.
FVnwt the Youth's Companion.
A poor clergyman died and left a widow
End two daughters. One of the daughters
•as an invalid and the other became the
mainstay of the little family. Like too
many girls, she had received a general but
superficial education, which did not qualify
her to teach anvthing. She lmd no taste or
skill as a milliner or dressmuker. What
could she dot Accidentally she heard a
number of bousekee|iors regretting the im
possibility of having hot, fresh cakes for
Gunday’s breakfast. She hud a recipe for
making English muffins, which, if baked on
Saturday, can lie heated the next morning.
She called on her friends and took orders
for these muffins. The cakes wen" delicious
and promptly served. Her customers in
creased. She lias now u large establishment
and a comfortable income.
Another woman, in the same position,
“took stock of herself” to dim over what she
“I know,” she said, “that it is tho thing
which we can do better than any one else,
however trivial it may tie, which commands
success. 1 had but one little craft; 1 could
dress hair and understood its management.
I set out upon a tour through the inland
towns and vilnges of the Middle .States, ad
vertising that Mrs. I’ would teach
ladies to drew their hair becomingly, aud
to care for it on scientific principles.
“In these small towns coiffures are un
known. I was the first to enter anew field, !
and 1 reajied a rich harvest. Since then Ii
have visited and found business iu a great '
aiany of tho larger towns of tho United
Another woman, a half-starved drem
jnaker in a large city where there were
hundreds of dressmaker.', overheard a gen
tleman iu a street ear say that there was no
place in the city where a man could have
nis socks and underwear mended. She took
a room near a college and opened u mend
ing shop. Hko, too, wus; tlie one person in
possession of anew business, and therefore
i succeed sd.
AN OPERA MANAGER’S FIX.
Carl Rosa Relates How He Nearly Had
to Close His Theatre.
Pom Stage Heminiseences.
Of recent disagreeable experiences I recol
lect one night at Her Majesty's in 1882. I
had produced “Tannliauser,” and for the
third performance of it Mr. Gladstone, who
was at that time in power, had notified his
intention to lie present. I was sitting down
to dinner when a messenger arrived at my
residence, saying that Schott, the represent
ative of the title role, had suddenly col
lapsed and could not sing. No greyhound
ever jumped up quicker than I from my re-
[ past. Putting a cigar in my mouth instead
of food 1 drove down to the theatre, where
my managerial eye met what at other
times would have lieen a glorious sight. The
colonnade before the theatre was packed
with people, ready for the double event,
“Tannhauser” and Gladstone. But alas!
they were going to lie disappointed in both
resjiects. in the afternoon I had received a
communication informing me that Mr.
Gladstone could not be present, having been
summoned to Windsor.
When I arrived at the stage door great
consternation prevailed. I had on my jour
ney down already telegraphed to most of
my artistes to come immediately to the
theatre. I had determined to change to
“Maritana.” I knew that as Burns
and Ludwig were in the “Tannhau
ser” cast, I had my “Maritana” and “Don
Jose;” hut a quite unexpected difficulty pre
sented itself. When 1 looked for the mas
ter carpenter and his principal assistant I
found them in a perfect state of intoxica
tion, lying on the floor in the cellar, and no
gentle persuasion nor stern treatment would
persuade them to change the scenery. By
this time it was the hour for opening.
Written Dills were posted on the pay-box
that “Maritana” would be substituted; for
“Maritana” I must give, though at that
moment heaven only knew wdiere niy “Don
Cesare” and “Lazarillo" were to come from.
The first man appearing was Davies, the
tenor. “You must sing ‘Don Cesare!’ ’’ “I
don’t know it.” “Can you not get through
the first act?” “I might.” “Try, and go
down and dress.” Miss Yorke was second
to arrive, and I had my “Lazarillo.” My
friend Randegger, although he hail never
conducted the opera, consented to do so
until my sub-conductor had returned from
home in evening dress; and up went the
curtain. But what about the scenery ? Well,
we pulled the “Venus scene” off and played
the first act in Thuringia with the Wart
burg in sight, instead of in a Spanish mar
ket-place; the second act in a chamber dose
at hand instead of in a prison; and the
third act in the grand hall at the Wartburg
instead of in a Spanish interior.
But my troubles were not over. I soon
discovered that, in spite of tho best inten
tions, Davies would not get through the
opera, and my eye watched at the stage
door as Wellington spied for Blucher at the
battle of Waterloo. Well, Blucher came in
the shape of Turner, who lived a good dis
tance off, and had induced an express train
to stop unil let him out at one ot the sta
tions running into town. He dressed and
released Davies in the middle of the first act
to the great astonishment of the audience,
and Pew did the same for Randegger. I
did not shut the theatre, but it was as nar
row an escape of doing so as any manager
NOT SO BAD AFTER ALL.
A Story That Shows That Lafltte, the
Pirate, Had a Good Heart.
From the Alexandria (La.) Town Talk.
James T. Flint, a citizen of Alexandria,
La., relates this anecdote of Lnfitte, the
pirate of the Gulf. The story was told him
by his grandmother, Mia. Martha Martin,
of Nashville, Term. Mr. Martin settled in
the lower part of this State about the year
1810. Being the owner of the Potter planta
tion on the Teche, and planting largely of
cane, he neoded, of course, supplies, * and
particularly salt and iron, which articles
wore scarce and hard to get at the time,
owing to the war with England in 1812-15.
He knew the desired articles could be ob
tained from Lafltte, and after some search
ing found him at his rendezvous on one of
the little islands off the coast of this State.
Mr. Martin, after securing all he wanted,
startl'd for home with his float, well loaded,
but in a storm the next day all on board,
including the cargo, were lost except Mr.
Martin, who was cast upon an island.
While on this lonely island he was found by
Lafltte a few days after the accident.
Lafitte’s timely arrival saved his life, and
after "hearing the cause of Mr. Martin’s mis
fortune returned to his rendezvous, taking
him with him; and after a stay of several
days together he loaded another boat with a
duplicate cargo for Mr. Martin, and suw
him safely landed on shore, and all, too,
without charge. Some time after this, Mr.
aud Mrs. Martin were returning on a visit
to their homo at Nashville lief ore fhe battle
of New Orleans. Crossing Berwick's bay at
a jioint now called, I think, Morgan city,
ami while they were eating breakfast in tile
hotel, Lafltte, disguised, made himself
known to them, and it was then that Mr.
Martin had it in his power and did do for
lafltte what Lafltte had done for him; and
it was then that Lafltte gave him a letter to
bo delivered to the Governor of the State,
or possibly Gen. Jackson, who was n per
sonal friend of Mr. Martin. Mrs. Martin
never knew the contents of this letter, but
sta" believed it contained latitte’s offer to
assist Gen. Jackson if a pardon was granted
News From a Barnum Snake Charmer.
From the London Telegraph
Among the odd events of the day is a
singular passage in the life of a female
snake channel who, under the picturesque
and Oriental pseudonym of Nala Dania
janti, has been drawing large crowds to a
certain popular place of entertainment in
Paris of late. The lady’s real name is
Einilie Poupon, and she was born in the
Department of the Jura.
A certain M. Fortini, who is also dis
tantly connected with the stage, recently
thought that ho recognized in the linea
ments of Nala Dainajanti the true image
and likeness of a woman named Guillabert,
a native of Mauritius, who owed him a con
siderable sum of money. M. Fortini com
municated his suspicionii to a. huissier, and
the ri>sult was that the man of the law,
armed with a sheet of stam|ied pAjier con
taining a series of illegible scrawls, intended
to represent a writ, made his appearance
one day in Mine. Poupou’s room in the con
cert hall, where she nightly exhibited her
skill, confiscated all her available property,
including her eight Ism constrictors, mid
finally put what is called opposition on her
Mme. Poupon. however, appeared before
the oonrtatody, and following Mr. Wei
ler’s tardy injunction to his sou, proved nji
alibi. Sne easily convinced the court that
she w as not MmeGuillabert of Port Louis in
Mauritius, but a native of Natoy. where she
was born in lstil. In the year IKM| she was
a governess in a French family in St. Peters
burg, where she kept company with u gen
tleman rejoicing in the Alglo-Haxon appel
lation of Palmer, who, in the pursuit of lus
profession, used to walk on a glass ceiling
like a fly, the said ceiling 1 icing introduced
intojv circus, where Mr. Palmer performed
for the delectation of the subjects of the
The susceptible heart of Mile. Poupon was
inflamed with a violent affection for this
acrobat, whom she married. From her hus
band she learned the art of snake charming,
and at one time formed part of ISarmmi s
tri >upe in America. Finally Mine. Nala l>a
majanti proved that she was performing in
New York when the money claimed by M.
Fortipi had been advanced to the villain
Uuillabcrt. After these representations the
court ordered the withdrawal of the writ of
seizure, and M. Fortini inode his excuse to
the interesting performer.
Colgate's Toilet Soaps. . |
Exquisitely perfumed, absot^••|• ,
popular everywhere. , Caslp
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, MAY 6, 1887.
AN EARLY BLAZE.
M. Ferst & Co.’s Store and Grocery
Policeman J. T. Williams discovered
smoke issuing from the upper windows of
M. Ferst & Co.’s store, at Bay and Whita
ker streets, ut 2:80 this morning. He turned
in an alarm at box 14. The firemen climbed
in the second and third story windows, anil
in a few minutes hail the blaze out. The fire
had been smoldering for an hour or
more, anil had burned a hole through tho
top floor. Considerable damage was done to
the stock of groceries, but how much could
not lie learned. It is supposed to be fully
covered by insurance. The origin of the
fire is unknown, but was thought to have
been caused by rats and matches.
GENERAL RAILWAY NEWS.
Matters of Money and Management
About Various Lines.
The deal between the Central railroad
people and tile Savannah Cotton As
sociation is understood to lie oft for the
A scheme is on foot in Athens to extend
the Northwestern road to Knoxville, Tenn.
The city is asked to donate its property in
the road to secure the extension.
The surveying corps of the Atlanta and
Hawkinsville railroad has reached Bartles
ville, and are now surveying tho country
tietween Zebulon and Bamesville, with a
view of running the road there.
The people along the line of the Columbus
Southern are readily donating the right of
way. The committee which lias been en
gaged in this work lias returned to Colum
bus and reported most gratifying progress.
Levi Hoge, recently Superintendent of
the South and North Division of the Louis
ville and Nashville railroad, has been ap
pointed Superintendent of the Central’s
main stem, to fill the vacancy caused by the
death of F. M. Fonda. Mr. Hege is an ex
perienced railroad man and is well qualified
for the position. His appointment was
foreshadowed by the Morning News sev
eral days ago.
Mr. W. B. Thomas, Athens’ great rail
road boomer, is back from another visit to
New York, and is overrunning with en
thusiasm ns to the future greatness of his
city. One of his discoveries in the metropo
lis was that the parties who propose to build
the Georgia, Carolina and Northern road
have already 81,000,000 in bank with which
to commence the work. Ho expresses con
fidence in the early completion of the Cov
ington and Macon to Athens, and also in
the extension of the Georgia Midland from
Griffin to that city.
Dr. B. F. Sheftall, recently appointed
Sanitary Inspector at the National Quaran
tine Station at Sapelo Island, will leave for
his post to-day. y
Fleming G. dußignon, Esq., Solicitor
General, has accepted an invitation to
respond to a toast at the complimentary
banquet to be given Gov. John B. Gordon
at the Macon Volunteers armory May 12.
Mr. dußignon’s toast will bo, “The military
of Georgia—Dear to the public heart, cheap
to the public purse.”
The Morning News hail the pleasure
yesterday of a visit from Morton F. Plant,
Esq., Traffic Agent of the Southern Express
Company in Florida. Mr. Plant is a son of
H. B. Plant, Esq., President of the Savan
nah, Florida ana Western railway, and bids
fair to lie prominent among those interested
in the transportation business of the South.
Among the arrivals at the Screven House
yesterday were J. A. Van Dretzen, E. Win
kelman, St. Louis? Albert Fold, Charles 11.
Hertz, C.,S. Doven, V. Wright, R. S. Storrs,
John Harkins, New York; C. W. Pike,
Brunswick; John Hancock, M. F. Plant,
Florida; I>. B. Way, Darien; J. B. Hess,
Jacksonville; A. H. Jenkins, Boston; F. W.
At the Harnett House were B. T.Bhrdin,
L. A. Autry, Withers; E. E. dlSiftoty Mis.
Lockwood,‘Port Livingston, Pftlatka, Fla.;
Christopher Barron, Miss Mattie H. Barron,
Mrs. C. Barron, Lowell, Mass.;: MrH.i M. A.
Pulman, Bedford, Mass.; Mrs. William Gil
lespie, Boston, Mass.; O. E. Bifi-geMs and
wife, Palatka, Fla.; Elmer E. Hallo}', San
Mateo, Fla,; Miss Lillian Smith, Nuffield,
Conn.; W. H. Bentley, Lawton villi" S. C.;
George Stanley, New York; Janies Welland,
At the Marshall House were W. C. Smith,
Boston; W. O. Hancock, Manchester, N.,T.;
Mrs. W. J. Coswell, Boston; C. H. Beck
with, Glenmore; W. H. Lawbs, Florida;
John Morrison and wife, Oak Hill; M. J.
Smith, New York; B. F. Milden, Albany;
William Methson, Bridgeport. N. J.; John
Gray, Jacksonville, Fla.: W. O. Hallo
ran, Boston; Dr. A. F. Boyd, Bullock; W.
M. Brown, S. T. Julian, Miss Emma Gold,
W, S. Jackson, New York.
SWIMMING AMONG SHARKS.
Sports of Youthful Arabs Who Dive
for Coppers in the Red Sea.
A traveler whose vessel had anchored off
the coast of Arabia, two-thirds of the dis
tance down the Red sea, describes in the
Youth's Companion a perilous game of the
urchins of that region. Going on deck in
the morning he noticed some bobbing black
objects in the water and said to the captain:
“What are those things swimming? Sharks,
I suppose j”
“Hell, land-sharks you might call’em,
p’r’aim. Take my glass anil try again.”
A look through the glass speedily trans
formed tlie black objects into the faces of
Arab children who wore apparently not
more than sor 6 years old. Tlie vessel was
at least a mile from the shore, and the
water was deep enough at any point to
drown the very tallest of tlie.se little ad
The Liliputinn swimmers drew’ near, with
shrill cries and elfish laughter; when a final
stroke of their lean arms hail brought them
alongside, there arose a universal chorus of
“paistre, nowadji!” ( pennv, sir!)
“Chuck ’em a copper and you'll see some
thing good." said the captain.
One was tossed into the wafer and instant
ly the smooth, bright surface was dappled
with n forest of tiny brown toes, all turn
ing up at once as the liov divers plunged to
By this time the entire crew had assem
bled to witness the sport, and a shower of
exclamations was to be heard: “There's
one of ’em got it.”
“No. he ain’t.”
“Yes, he lias! I see him a-eoming up with
The successful diver rose, and was at once
surrounded by three or four piratical com
rades, who diu their best to snatch away
the hard-won coin. As the boy reached the
surface, lie held up his prize triumphantly,
and then popped it into his mouth, liis only
In a moment a crafty comrade swam up
■behind and tickled him under the chin,
whcn>utsm the mouth opened and nut
dropped thoeoin into the water. A genuine
fight and scramble ensued, while the air
rang with shouts and laughter.
Meantime two sharks appeared at a peril
ously short distance from tho excited divers,
but their presence seemed to product) no
effect whatever upon tho urchins.
“ Aren't they afraid of sharks'” asked the
traveler of the captain.
“Not they. They make too much row for
any shark to come "near them. Hharks are
easy scared, for all they’re so savage.”
But the observers, unaccustomed to the
boys’ game, would scarcely have eared to
trust, to a shark’s timidity.
The opportunity of your life, if you do not get
a flue tailor titling Spring Suit at B, 11. Levy &
Bro.’s, at half tailor’s prices
If the very stout ami portly gentleman who
remarked that he always bad his clothing made
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RIVER AND HARBOR NEWS.
Gleanings Among the Shipping and
Along the Wharves.
The dredge Tomachirhi is engaged in
dredging the Garden Banks.
Tlie German bark Herzogin Anna, was
cleared yesterday bv S. Fatman, Esq., for
Harlmrg with 3,o4ll*barrels of rosin, weigh
ing 1,370,045 pounds, valued at $5,903, and
0,000 white oak staves, valued at S4OO.
Total valuation of cargo, $0,303. Cargo by
Messrs. Paterson, Downing iV Cos.
The pilot boat Glynn sailed last evening
for Nassau, N. P. * She has on Vioard the
following gentlemen, who will sjiend several
weeks in the Bahamas: Messrs. King Coop
er, H. H. Thomas, F. A. Haliersbam. Wm.
IV Williamson, Frank Batty, Pinckney
Huger, Wallace Schley and A. M. Mar
The Carolina Yacht Club has invited the
Savunnah Yacht Club to participate in its
annual regatta on June 8.
The German Artillery has received an in
vitation to attend the semi-centennial of the
Boston National Lancers, on Tuesday, May
Sullivan T. Sparkman, a son of Dr. James
R. Sparkman, of Georgetown county, has
been appointed naval cadet from the Sev
enth South Carolina district. Theexamina
tion was held at Summerville on Wednesday.
RAIN Bp t ' c * a l indication*; for Georgia:
Local rains, southeasterly winds,
veering to cooler southwesterly.
Comparison of mean temperature at Savan
nah. Slay 4, 1887, and the mean of same day for
Mean Temperature TSSfuE* I I *£“ re
for 15 years May 5, 1887 Mean - j Jan. 1,1887.
70- 4 ' 73 0 —2 6 i— 213.0
Comparative rainfall statement:
15 Yearn, j May 5. J /“I
.098 | 0~ .098 I— 6J7_
Maximum temperature 79.4. minimum tem
The height of the river at Augusta at
lo’clock p. ni. yesterday (Augusta time)
was 6.5 feet—no change during the past
Cotton Region Bulletin for 24 hours end
ing 6p. m., May 5, 1887, 75th Meridian
N c °- of Max. Min.'Rain-
NAME. i Ota- T@mp Temp fall
1. Wilmington 10 86 62 .01
2. Charleston 1 8 83 57 0
3. Augusta j 84 60 .07
4. Savannah ! 12 85 64 .02
5. Atlanta fS 83 61 .11
6. Montgomery 6 79 59 .78
7. Mobile 0 78 50 .03
8. New Orleans. 11 79 55
9. Galveston* 83 53 0
10. Vicksburg j 5 75 54
11. Little Rock 5 08 ‘52 .08
12. Memphis 18 72 54 .15
Averages ! 79.6 59.2 ! .10
Observations taken at the seme moment
of time at ail stations.
Savannah, May 5. 9:36 p. m.. city time.
Norfolk 72;8Wj 6| Fair.
Charlotte 64 1..1 .37 Light rain.
Wilmington 70 S W I Fair.
Charleston 70 Si 8' Fair.
Augusta 08 K | .14 Cloud/.
Savannah 72; S 7 Fair.
Jacksonville 72i S 14] Fair.
Key West 70jS e!..‘ ! Clear.
Atlanta 68i S 17... Fair.
Pensacola 74|S WlO . < 'lear.
Mobile 70 S ! 8 I Clear.
Montgomery 74jSW Cloudy.
New Orleans 70 W 0 .. . Clear.
(Jalveston 72jSW 12 Clear.
Corpus Christ! 74 S W 12, .. . Clear.
Palestine RBj 1 .. I jClear.
Brownesville 70 S 17 Clear.
Rio Grande s<; s E| 7|.... Clear.
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above named firm have a cool store, where
they offer for sale the liest makes of Ice
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 chca]>est, are
for Nile there. Am 1 one will find a world of
trouble saved by use of one of those little
Kerosene Stoves, All tile little summer com
forts can lie found at this complete establish
ment of James S. Silva & Son.
A Verdict of Guilty
Of criminally bad taste will Is- cheerfully ndrnit-
Usl if we cannot show the most stylisli anil per
fect fitting Suits for Gents in Savannah. 1!. 11.
Izvy A Bro., 161 Congress.
J > ÜBIlF.lt BF.I) PANS, Air Cushions, Air Pil
lows. Hot Water Bottles, Ice Bags, Hu hi lev Cloth
and Bandage ■. at
STRONG’S DRUG STORE
HEX MAG Nl S.
FOR RALE BY
C. M. GILBERT & CO.,
Agents for Georrin and FtorUla.
~~IXGLESBY—M UDGE — Married. ''on Thurs
day, April s!N. I*B7, at the residence of the bride's
uncle, by the Kev. R. Webb, Mr. George E.
Ikolesry, of Charleston. 8. C., to Miss Edith
Mi-due. of Richmond. Eng. No cards.
HOWELL.—Died, at Knoxville, Tenn., April
38. Archibald Howell, Jr., aged 31 years, son
of Mr. and Mrs. A. and K. C. Howell, of Marietta,
LANDRUM LODGE VO IS. F. A\lV \. >l.
A regidar communication of this Lodge a
will be held THIS (Wednesday) EVEN- AS_,
ING, at 8 o’clock. XJI
The M. M. Degree will be conferred. 'sr \
Members of sister Lodges and transient breth
ren are cordially invited to attend. By order of
F. D. BLOOD WORTH, W. M.
H. E. Wilson, Secretary.
MYRTLE LODGE NO. 0, K. OF P.
A regular meeting of this Lodge will
be held THIS EVENING, at 8 o’clock.
Sister Lodges and transient Knights e/
are invited. ytSit&l
GEO. C. HUMMEL. C. C. \MjW
Waring Russell, Jr., K. of R. and S.
PULASKI COUNCIL NO. 153, R. A.
A regular meeting of this Council will be held
THIS (Friday) EVENING, at 8 o'clock.
J. H. CAVANAUGH, R.
Clarence S. Conneiut, Secretary.
SAVANNAH RIFLE ASSOCIATION.
Savannah, Ga., May sth, 1887.
The Association will meet at “GREENWICH
PARK” THIS (Friday) AFTERNOON at 4
o’clock. The annual election of officers will
take place at this meeting.
The regular Rifle Practice will be continued
every Friday afternoon until further notice.
Cars will leave West Broad street at 2:50
o’clock p. m.
GEN. R. H. ANDERSON, President.
John M. Bryan, Sec. and Treas,
Office of )
The Brurh Electric Light and Power Cos., r
Savannah, Ga., May 4th, 1887. )
The annual meeting of the stockholders of the
Brush Electric Light and Power Company wilt
be held at Armory Hall (upper room) on WED
NESDAY EVENING, lltlj mat., at 8 o'clock.
SAMUEL P. HAMILTON, President.
S. S. Guckenheimer, Secretary.
UNION ROAD CO.
A meeting of Stockholders of Union Road Cos.
will be held at the office of Wm. Neyle Haber
sham on SATURDAY NEXT, the 7th May, at 12
THOS. P. SCREVEN, President.
"pope CATLIVS SCHEDULE?'’’'
On SUNDAY, MAY Bth, 1887. steamer POPE
CATLIN will leave Kelly's wharf, foot of Bull
street, at 3 o'clock p. m., for a trip to Tybee, re
turning via Warsaw, Thunderbolt, Bonaventure,
etc., affording an opportunity to enjoy a sea
breeze and view the several points of interest on
the route. Tickets for the trip 00c. Music ami
refreshments on board.
FOR THE YACHT RACE.
On TUESDAY, MAY 10th, 1887, steamer POPE
CATLIN will leave Kelly’s wharf, foot of Bull
street, at 8:30 a. m.. following the yachts over
the course, giving a fine view r of the race. Fare
round trip 50c. Music and refreshments on
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11th, 1887, from Kelly’s
wharf, at 2:30 p. m. Fare 50c. Children half
CHATHAM SUPERIOR COURT.
MARCH TERM, 1887,
Petit jurors, other than those impaneled to
try the case of the State vs. Thomas Fogarty,
need not appear in court on Friday, 6th inst.
They may expect notification, however, in Sat
urday’s News, when they will be required to ap
pear. By order of
His Honor JUDGE ADAMS.
James K. P. Carr, Deputy Clerk S. C. C. C.
TO NO. -1002 :!
ERUS OT HCTAC.
Water Works Office.
At 10 o'clock THIS DAY water from the new
Artesian Wells at the works will be substituted
for the Savannah river water. In making this
change, to prevent total absence of water in the
city tor possibly three days, the supply will lie
given from the small pump, and consequently
water will lie delivered under a reduced press
ure until the larger pump can be connected up,
which will require 48 hours. It is earnestly de
sired that waste and unnecessary use of the
water during ibis time will lx- checked and
avoided. All public and private fountains must
lie closed off, and as light sprinkling as possible;
and the use of the fire hydrants for any other
purpose than fires is strictly prohibited.
A. N. MILLER,
Superintendent Savannah Water Works.
May sth, 1887.
NOTICE TO OVI RAC TORH.
Sealed proposals in duplicate will lie received
for the erection of an office building for the
CENTRAL RAILROAD will lie received by the
undersigned until TUESDAY. MAY 10th, at noon.
Drawings and Specifications may lie seen at
the offices of Fay & Eichberg, No. 8 Bull street,
Savannah, and 19)4 South Broad street, Atlanta,
Bond and Security will lie required for the
performance of the contract. Work to lie com
plied on or before SEPT. Ist, 1887, under for
Buis will lie received either in whole, or for
separate parts of the work.
FAY A: EICHBERG, Architects.
l)lt. HENRY * COLIHAG,
Office corner Jones and Drayton streets.
Graduate Baltimore College of Dental Surgery.
VUIIM LI VER CORRECTOR.
This vegetable preparation is invaluable for
the restoration of tone and strength to the sys
tem. For Dyspepsia, Constipation and other
ills, caused by a disordered liver, it cannot be
excelled. Highest prizes awarded, and in
dorsed by eminent medical men. Ask for Ul
mer's Liver Corrector and take no other. $1 CM
a bottle. Freight paid to any address.
B. F. ULMER, M. D„
Pharmacist, Savannah. Ga.
PARK & tY£f< )rB
rURO HABANO, HENRY CLAY,
FLOR me TRESV'A LA CIOUS.
LA VENUS. KSCI IK) II ABANO, Y.VCLAN,
GARBALOS, LA LECTURA OPERAS,
A. M.&C.W. West’s.
THE OLD RELIABLE !
GEO. N. NICHOLS,
Printing and Binding,
93)4 Bay Street.
New Machinery! New Materials'
Best Papers ! Best Work !
No Brag. No Mutter. No Humbug.
Mr (MID I
ju u uALuj !
Gigantic Stock Slatted
Two Weeks Only.
The balance of the stock of
Clothing, Furnishing Goods,
Hats, Trunks, etc., remaining
must be sold.
Suits at half cost of manu
Worsteds, Cheviots, Cork
screws, Cassimeres, Middlesex
Flannels, Diagonals, etc., at
your own prices.
This Offer is for Two Weeks Only
CALL EARLY ASD SELECT TBS BEST
Assignee for Max Birnbaum,
CORNER CONGRESS AND WHITAKER.
FRUIT AND GROCERIES.
7 Pounds Green Rio f l 00
7 Pounds Good Ground Rio 1 00
Assorted Pickles! Assorted Pickles!
Pint Bottles, two for 15c
Quart Bottles lie
Half Gallon Bottles 33c
Soda, Soda, Soda.
10 Pounds Washing Soda 25c
1 Pound Boss Soap. 8 for . .25c
7 Dozen Clothes Pins * 10c
50-foot Clothes Line 8c
12 Packages Starch ,25c
Dried Peaches, a pound 10c
TSTuts. Nuts, Nuts.
Mixed Nuts, per pound 10c
Pecan Nuts, per pound 0c
2 Pounds Raisins 25c
Half Pound Can lflc
Quarter Pound Can 7 0
2 Large Boxes Blacking 5q
Blacking Brushes ioc
Scrub Brushes 5 C
Scrub Brushes 7 C
Gallon Apples, a can. 22c
Capers, per bottle L L! L 18c
138 Congress, cor. Bull and St. Julian sts.
WAR HES A N I > JEWELRY.
THE CHEAPEST PLACE TO BUy"'^'
Such as DIAMONDS, FINE STERLING SIL
VERWARE. ELEGANT JEWELRY,
FRENCH CLOCKS, etc., is to be found at
A. L Desbouillons,
21 BULL STREET, -
the sole agent for the celebrated ROCKFORD
RAILROAD WATCHES, and who also
makes a specialty of
18-Karat Wedding Rings
AND THE FINEST WATCHES.
Anything you buy from him being warranted
Opera Glasses at Cost.
HOUSEKEEPI NO GOODS.
J. F.. FRF.EMAN. A, H. OLIVER.
Freeman & Oliver,
Matting, Refrigerators, Stoves,
Crockery and House Furnishing; Goods.
292 BROUGHTON STREET.
Furniture Stored During Summer Months,
Oil & Gasoline
A FULL LINE OF THE BEST MAKES.
Cofnuell & Chipman
ODD FELLOWS BUILDING.
mtUGS AM) MEDICINES.
i YERB’ CHERRY PECTORAL. Jayne s Ex
. V pectorant, Hale s Honey and Tar, Bosehee's
Gennun By nip, Bull's Cough Syrup, Pino's Cure,
BULL AND CONGRESS BTP.KETS.
O UNTIE WEEK:
Wednesday and Saturday Matinees
Engagement of the Bright and Charming
little Soubrette, uln S
CORA VAN TASSEL
- .%ssw, i ss £sat-
THIS (Wednesday) EVENING, MAY 1
Will be presented
Entire change of Programme each evening
People s popular prices: 13c., 35c. and *
during this engagement. Reserved seats
ou sale at Davis Bros.
Tenth Annual Excufii!
May 9th, 1887.
SAVANNAH, FLORIDA 4 WESTER]
Charleston & Savannah
Railways Employes’ Mutual Relief Association
St. John’s River by Moonlight on Steamers.
Palatka and Sanford by Rail or Steamer
Sanford to Kissimmee and Tampa by RaiL
Beautiful Lakes and Rivers on the route Jacla
sonville to Femandina, Palatka to Gainesville bj
The Ancient City of St. Augustine by Rail.
GO AND SEE THE INDIANS.
Pablo Beach, uninterrupted drive for 30 miles
Handsomest Beach on the Atlantic Coast, onii
17 miles from Jacksonville. 1
Arrangement made for board at hotels ant
on steamers at reduced rates. Fine Band 1
Music accompanies the excursion.
Tickets will not be sold to colored persons
Nurses in charge of children only will be ad
Price of Round Trip to Places Mentioned
Savannah to Jacksonville
“ St. Augustine aid
“ “ Palatka 3d
“ Sanford 4jj
“ “ Kissimmee 57
“ “ Tampa 7uj
“ “ Gainesville 45)
“ St. Augustine via Palatka . 4 a
“ Pablo Beach 2 a
Coupons for places beyond Jacksonville nil
be furnished by Committee on train after leav
Children under 12 years of age half price.
Honorary Committee.— H. S. Haines, Chnii
man; H. B. Plant, Robert G. Fleming, W. S
Chisholm. Charles D. Owens, J. W. Craig. W. 11
Hardee, William Duncan, R. LePage, Williaa
General Committee.— C. W. Keogh, Chain
man; James Bennett, J. E. Smith. Jr., B. P
Lockwood, Joseph H. Bandy, H. Z. Harris.
Junior Committee.— Charles A. Gradot. Chair
man: John F. Glatigny, C. O. Haines, John J
Rogero, John F. Walsh.
Tickets for sale by the Committee, at Williaq
Bren's Ticket Office: John F. Walsh, Savannah
Florida and Western Ry. Freight Depot.
Trains leave Savannah at a. m., standan
time. All Excursionists must leave on thii
train, and be on the return train not later thai
the p- m. train on SUNDAY, May 15.
F. EUGENE DURBEC, President.
138 Broughton Street.
GREAT CONSOLIDATION SALE
Ij' ACH and every article mentioned below ivi
A are convinced are the rarest bargains evej
offered in this or any other market. We do ncj
offer them as baits, nor limit each customer’)
purchase to lure you in. Our intention is onll
to show an economizing public that these ex
emplify the many inducements our establish
ment is crowded with.
GRAND BARGAIN 1.
ISO yards Cream AVhite Egyptian Lace Flouno
lugs, worked, 45 inches deep, at the remarkabi
price 75c. per yard.
GRAND BARGAIN 2.
25 dozen Ladies’ White 100-bone Corset, el#
gant model, 5-hook reinforced clasps and exln
long, the best 75c. corset in the world.
GRAND BARGAIN 3.
50 dozen Children’s Extra Brilliant Lisl(
Ribbed Hose, black and colored, all sizes, 359
per pair: regular value for 75c.
GRAND BARGAIN 4.
125 dozen Ladies’ Fine White Linen Handket ,
chiefs, size 1 4*,C\ 14)y inches, genuine )4-inc!
hemstitch, only 10c. each; worth fully 25c. each
GRAND BARGAIN 5.
75 dozen Gents’ % regular made Balbriggai
Undervests, sizes 31 to 44, only s2abox()4cloz.)
worth at gents' furnishers $3.
GRAND BARGAIN 6.
1.000 yards elegant 27-inch wide Check Nain
sooks and Novelty Lace Stripe White Goods, lOq
per yard; dry goods houses ask 16c. forsainf
GRAND BARGAIN 7.
200 White Swiss Embroidered Dress Robes
each containing 10 yards material and 9 yard
trimming, at $2, $3 50, $3, $4 ; cheap at one-thin
GRAND BARGAIN 8.
40 dozen Ladies’ Muslin Chemise, handsomely
trimmed with Torchon lace and Cambric edge
the best 50c. article in the States.
GRAND BARGAIN 9.
120 dozen Ladies' Jersey-fitting Gauze Undei
vests, the best finished goods in America, at 3oC
and 50c. Give them a trial.
GRAND BARGAIN 10.
300 sets Ladies’ White Linen Collars and Cuff
at 15c.; conceded a bargain for 25c.
GRAND BARGAIN 11.
12 pieces 7-inch wide, all silk, White Blocl
Pattern Sash Ribbons, only 50c. yard; regular $
GRAND BARGAIN 12.
200 dozen Infant's Corded and Embroidery
Mull Cups, in scull and Normandy styles, at
3fx\, 50c. The richest novelties and granues
in this '-it J .
ST. JULIAN AND BULL STREETS
SAXONY WOOL, 2 Hanks 25c.
MIDNIGHT WOOL 20c. Hank.
SHETLAND FLOSS 10c. Hank.
INFANTS' CAPS from 15c. to 82 50.
SUN BONNETS from 10c. to $1 75.
CROCIIED SACKS from 50c. to $2.
All now goods, latest stitches and best sbapj* 1
SACKS. Nothing to compare with them in tb
Full line of ARRASENE, CHENILLE,
BERSINE, FILLOSELLE and CREWEL
STAMPING at short notice.
Mrs. K. POWER,
137 St. Julian Street. _
P. J. FALLON.
BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR
22 DRAYTON STREET, SAVANNA*
I ESTIMATES promptly furnished for kniim®
j of unv class.