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FOGAIITY FOUND GUILTY
RECOMMENDED BT THE JURY TO
THE MERCY OP THE COURT.
Judge Adams’ Charge Upon the In
sanity Question The Jury Easily
Agree After Eating Dinner and With
out Being Out an Hour and a Half-
Mr. Melclrlm to Move for a New Trial
The Prisoner's Bond Fixed at
Then' was no noticeable chauge in Thomas
Fogarty when he was brought into the Su
perior Court yesterduyjmomingat 0 o’clock,
from ilia appearance on either of the other
two days of tiie trial. He looked Just as lie
did on Thursday, on Friday and during his
At no time has he looked bright, but on
the contrary rather dull, with his eyes cast
down on the floor the most of the time. His
favorite position was half leaning over, rest
ing his head oil his hand. Now' and then he
ventured a glance around at the jury or tho .
lawyers. To all appearances he maintained
a stolid indifference to what was going on,
although he was probably paying close at
tention to what was being said. He rarely
spoke to either of his lawyers, who invari
ably consulted with Mr. Richard Fogarty,
the* prisoner’s father, when certain points
THE PRISONER’S CONDITION.
The court reconvened at 9 o’clock. The
first thing after the minutes were read Mr.
dußignon moved to have the case reopened
for the admission of additional evidence.
Mr. Meldrim for the defendant objected on
the ground that both sides, had announced
closed on Friday afternoon before the
prisoner had the fit. Tho Solicitor General
insisted that the court w ould be but properly
exercising its discretion by granting the
State an opportunity to show', if possible,
that Fogarty was feigning on the afternoon
before when he fell back In an apparent, fit.
After a short adjournment Judge Adams
granted the motion, au exception being
taken by Mr. Meldrim.
Mr. dußignon then called Dr. William
Duncan, who was sworn. The physician
stated that he went immediately to the
court house FViday afternoon upon receiv
ing a message from Judge Adams. The
witness found Dr. Waring already there.
Fqgarty was lying ou the floor, his head
being supported by his father.
THE MEDICAL TESTS.
The doctor said that he took a lighted
candle and held it close to Fogarty’s eyes.
The pupils contracted and expanded, show
ing that the patient’s brain w as sensible and
not in an unconscious state. Fogarty’s
pulse was beating about 1130 a minute. That
acceleration might have resulted from men
The doctor saw no evidence of any froth
ing at mouth. There was a very small
abrasure at the tip of the tongue. The wit
ness has seen quite a number of eases of epfr
lepsy, but could not recall an instance where
the convulsion was not followed by stupor.
The witness never saw a case of epilepsy
where there was no frothing at the mouth.
Epilepsy and insanity are very different,
added tne witness
On cross-examination Dr. Duncan stated
that epilepsy varies in nearly every case. In
general, epilepsy impairs the brain. If the
attacks are very frequent the victim will
become an imbecile. Epilepsy is not heredi
tary, the W'itness remarked. Mr. Meldrim
read from several medical authorities to the
effect that a predisposition to epilepsy is
hereditary. Tne witness called attention to
the fact that a predisposition is one thing
and a disease another. One may be heredi
tary and the other not.
AN ATTACK OF EPILEPSY.
“I think it quite probable that the pris
oner had a light attack of epilepsy yester
day,” said the doctor. “He did hot seem
prostrated when I reached him.”
On tho redirect examination Dr. Duncan
stated that a sufferer who has the grave
form of epilepsy one day has the grave
form the next attack. He doe* not have
the grave type one day and the mild the
It soon became evident that Mr. dußignon
was beat upon making the doctors lock
horns, if possible. For the purpose of get
ting an expression on a statement made by
Dr. Waring on Friday the Solicitor asked
“What do you think of the statement
that every epileptic is more or less insane
and a dangerous factor in society?”
t‘l do not believe it, and do not believe it
can lie substantiated by facts or authori
ties,” was the reply.
“Have you ever encountered flue intel
lects that wero subject to epilepsy <”
“I most certainly have.”
Deputy Sheriff Jones Franklin was next
sworn. He stated that he noticed a slight
froth or saliva around the prisoner's mouth.
The witness saw a slight discoloration in
DR. WAKING'S TESTIMONY.
Dr. J. J. Waring stated that he saw no
physician in the room when ho arrived.
Fogarty was lying in a stupor on his father's
lap. The prisoner's tongue looked as if it
had been bitten. The witness stated that he
thought Fogarty had had an epilactic at
tack. The doctor termed Fogarty an
Mr. Richard Fogarty stated that if his
son ever had an epileptic attack the fit he had
in the court room on Friday was one.
Dr. Geo. H. Btone was sworn and asked
by the Solicitor a hypothetical question
concerning I'ogarty’a case, and replied that
the act of such a man would be a man per-
a logical deduction, aud he believed
that a mail performing a logical deduction
Dr. Stone was examined at length with a
view of showing that Fogarty, in running
away, disproved any suggestion of idiocy
or insanity. He was the last witness, and
as soon us he had stepped down the Solicitor
General cited the law points which he wouM
argue in his speech.
MR. MELDRIM’.* ARGUMENT.
Mr. Meldrim followed with a lengthy and
exhaustive speech. He rested his case
mainly upon twopoins: sympathyand the
pica that Thomas Fogarty's mind hud
become so impaired by epilepsy that no
could not distinguish between right and
wrong when be fired the shot, and was,
therefore, irresponsible. Counsel drew a
strong picture of the prisoner’s misfortune
and ins suffering l'or the past three yea-s.
Anywhere, at play or at work, he would he
seized with a fit and fall senseless to the
ground. Gradually his mind became mom
and more a blank und bis disposition more
and more surly.
THE INSANITY QUESTION.
Mr. dußignon opened by reviewing all
the Supreme Court decisions from Third
Georgia down to the last term of tho Su
preme Court cm the subject of insanity. In
reviewing the evidence no dwelt especially
on the exp rt testimony of the physicians
and sharply criticised Dr. Warmg’s. He
concluded liy saying that the verdict
should I* according to law. "We
cannot afford to abandon the law.
If we do, we find ourselves
on the broad ocean of chance and uncertain
ty,” he continued, “driven here and thero
by individual prejudice and passion until
we find ourselves like the miserable victims
of shipwreck, sinking each other into the
soundless depths of wretchedness and won.
MV; cannot abandon the laws. It is our
wily ark of safety. To you as jurors it is
Te broutli of life. It is your creator and
you have taken a solemn oath of allegiance
to it. When I ask you to maintain the law,
but entreat you to fulfil] your vows. The
luw! it Is our .very bul v.aidc against the re
turn of brute force and imrboristn. Lot us
T w that it is kept strong and steadfast
to-day, that it may so abide to-morrow and
Both arguments were eloquent, and both
(seemed stronger than on tho fin* trial.
THE JUDGE'S CHARGE.
„i,-!!£? e .A3 anit ‘ Slivered a full and clear
laying especial stress upon the law
governing insanity. The ease was given to
the jury at 3:40 o’clock. The court room
had bean crowded all day, many members
of the bar and citizen* having sat during
the entire session. Mr. and Mjk. Fogarty
had occupied seats near their son, and Mr.
Kieffer and some of his friends sat near the
There was a great deal of uncertainty as
to how the jury would stand. As soon as
the twelve filed into the jury room dinner
was served to them and they postponed
talking about the ease until they had fin
ished eating. After being out about an
hour they sent a message to his honor ask
ing hirn if they could attach a recommenda
tion to their verdict. Judge Adams did not
send a reply, but went back to the court
house and had the jury brought in. He
then read the section of the Code author
izing juries to mnko recommendations, but
added that a recommendation was not bind
ing upon him, and that ho need not heed it
unless he chose.
A VERDICT OF GUILTY.
In about five minutes after retiring the
second time the jury knocked loudly on the
door. Very few were present when they
were brought into the court room this time,
although the news that they had agreed
spread rapidly. The verdict read:
“We, the jury, find the defendant guilty,
and recommend him to the mercy of the
It was signed by William R. Evans, fore
The prisoner and his father took the ver
dict calmly. The mother was not in the
room at the time. llr. Moldrim asked to
have the jury [Killed. That was done and
every one of the twelve answered that the
verdict read was his. Mr. Meldrim then
gave notice that he would move for anew
trial, and he made an application to have
his client released on bail pending the hear
ing of the motion.
FOGARTY’S BON'D FIXED.
At 0 o’clock lust night Judge Adams fixed
the amount of bond to be given at $3,000.
No effort was made last night to give the
bond, but it is understood that one will be
made some time this week. The Judge did
not give an intimation of when lie will pass
sentence. The penalty of assault with in
tent to murder is not less than two years or
more than ten years hi the penitentiary.
THE KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS.
The Grand Lodge of Georgia to Meet
In Savannah Next Week.
The Grand Lodge of Knights of Pythias
of Georgia will hold its eighteenth annual
convention in Savannah on Tuesday, May
17. The Grand Lodge is composed of six
uniformed divisions and seventeen lodges.
The uniformed divisions are at Savannah,
Atlanta, Augusta and Brunswick. The
lodges are at Savannah, Au
gusta, Atlanta. Gainesville, Brunswick,
Darien, Thomasville, Bainbridge, Macon,
Columbus, West Point and Waycross.
Each lodge and division is entitled to two
delegates, and between 300 and 400 visitors
and delegates are expected to be present.
The convention will be held in Pythian
Hall, at Broughton and Bull streets. The
visiting Knights will be met at the dejiots
by committees from the local lodges,
and will be escorted to the
hall. At 9 o’clock on the morning the con
vention meets the lodges and uniform divis
ions will assemble on South Broad street
and march to the headquarters of the Grand
Chancellor and escort the Grand Lodge offi
cers to Castle Hall.
After the business meeting is held the
prize drill and review of the uniformed di
visions will take place in the Pork extension
at 3 o’clock. In the evening a compli
mentary ball will be given by the uniformed
divisions of Savannah to the visiting
Knights and ladies.
On Wednesday, the day after the conven
tion, a picnic will given at Greenwich
Park to the members of the order and their
families. The convention and its attending
ceremonies promise to eclijise anything that
the Kuights of Pythias liave ever attempted
in the State. There are about 1,200 Knights
in Georgia, and the Savannah lodges
and divisions have a niembei-ship of 400,
one-third of the entire number in the State.
The committees in charge of the arrange
ments for the convention under Sir Knight
W. T. Leopold, chairman, consist of Sir.
Knights Navlor, Hunt, Gardner, Harmon,
Miiler, Orr, jßooz, Kntelman and Farr.
The judgec of the prize drill will be C’apt.
H. M. Branch and Lieuts. Brooks and Mell,
of the Savannah Cadets, who will also be
the judges at the military prize drill at Ma
con this week.
THE TEMPERANCE WORKERS.
Preparations for the Woman’s Conven
tion-Some of tho Visitors Expected.
The State Convention of the Woman’s
Christian Temperance Union, which will he
held in Savannah this week, promises to be
tho largest convention that the organization
has ever hold in the South.
Tho convention will meet in Masonic Hall
on Tuesday. The list of delegates, so far as
they have been reported to the local com
mittees, has already lieeu published in the
Morning News. ’ Mrs. W. C. Sibley,
President of tho Union, and Mrs. J. Jeffer
son Thomas, Mrs, Claiborne Snead and
Miss Cora Low Thomas, with a number of
other ladies, will leuve Augusta to-morrow
and will reach here Tuesday morning. Mrs.
Sallie l l ’. Chapin, who was recently here
and spoke in the Wesley Monumental
church, is on her way from Louisiana and'
will arrive to-morrow. She will remain
here through the week and will then return
to the Mississippi State Convention.
The programme as given in the Morning
News of Friday will be carried out. The
ladies of the Savannah Union are actively
at work arranging for the reception and
entertainment of the delegates. The outlook
for the convention is that it will lie not only
tho largest but the most important that has
ever been held in the State.
FIGHT OVER A WINE ROOM.
Legal Contest Over the Occupancy of
the Pulaski House Bar.
Judge Adams heard argument yesterday
afternoon on a petition by Jolm J. Sullivan
fora restraining order against R. j. Ha
vant, executor and others. The complainant
Is the proprietor of the Pulaski House wine
and billiard rooms. He leased from Mr.
James Cases, the former manager of the
hotel. The agent of the properly wants to
dispossess the complainant, ns he (the agent)
ha;, an opportunity to rent the whole plnee,
hotel and narroom all together, but jwasibly
may not lie able to rent the hotel pi'oiier by
itself. Mr. Sullivan claims that he Is enti
tled to occupy the premises until December,
having paid his rent in advance to
that, time and to Col. Davant, on an
order from Mr. Case. After a brief argu
ment Judge Adams extended the restraining
order until next Saturday, the complainant
to give bond to answer any damage that
may bo sustained by the defendants through
the granting of the restraining orden,
RAN INTO THE BRIDGE.
• - ■ ■ ....
The Schooner Maid o’ the Mist Sunk
In St. Augustine Creek.
As the schooner Maid o' the Mist was
coining through St. Augustine creek Friday
night with a cargo of naval stores from
South Newport, bound to Savannah, she
struck the abutment of the Tybeo railroad
drawbridge, knocking in her rail and house
and cutting into her hull. She careened
a* rhe struck and her deck loud went over
board. The Captain, seeing that his vessel
was about to sink, ran her into a small
creek, where she filled with water aud
settled on the bottom.
The schooner had on board $4 barrels of
roam and ill barrels of spirits turpentine,
consigned to Peacock, Hunt & Cos. The
Captain came to the eity yesterday and
noted protest. The vessel was a little over
fifteen tons burthen, and was owned and
commanded by Frank Randall. Her own
er will endeavor to raise her this week.
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, MAY 8, 1887-TWELVE PAGES.
AT THE VISITORS’ MERCY
THE HOME CLUB BADLY BEATEN
BY THE CAROLINIANS.
Weak Batterv Work and Wretched
Fielding Gives Charleston the Game—
The Baltimore Experiment Proves a
Failure-Manager Morton Resigns—
Other Changes Likely to Follow—Re
sults of the Week’s Games.
Seven hundred people went out to the ball
grounds yesterday to wituess the opening
game of the Charleston-Savannah series.
The most of them expected to see Bavaimah
beaten, and they were not disappointed. It
was a game remarkable only for the home
club’s poor playing and the visitors’ big
Gaul, a young Baltimore pitcher,
wlio came here highly recommended
by Shreve, of last year’s Savannah team,
was put in to pitch, but proved wild and in
effective and was relieved in the fourth in
ning by Brower.
Adams, who was released liefore the team
left home, was given a trial at short and
proved a miserable failure.
Durmeyer, second baseman, who was
signed in Noiv Orleans, started from there
with the club, but took the wrong train
at Pensacola Junction and did not reach
hero until last night. Hutchinson played
second base until tne third inning, when ho
was injured in the groin and retired, Reilly
taking his place and Emslie relieving
Reilly. Peltz played first after the fourth
inning and Gaul went to centre field. The
rearrangement of tho team did uot better
charleston's heavy batting.
Brower, who pitched well at first, soon
lost his effectiveness, and in the sixth inning
the visitors by heavy batting, aßled by the
locals’ errors, piled up 9 runs.
The crowd became disgusted and a good
many left tho grounds. It was Ladies’ day,
and the grand stands were both filled, but
before the game ended more than half the
crowd had gone. It was, so far as the locals
were concerned, a succession of errors from
the start all the way through the game.
The only runs t hat Savannah made were
by Campau and Brower, in the first Inning.
The crowd was in good humor, and
applauded the visitors for their good
luck and the home team’s errors.
“Jack” Peltz, Brower and Campau
were cheered whenever they came from the
field to the player’s bench. The team wore
its handsome new uniforms—blue pants,
white shirts and rajis with maroon stock
ings ana maroon trimmings—but the uni
forms were lost sight of by the crowd before
the game was more than naif finished.
The score tells the whole story:
a.b. a. In. p.o. A. e.
Peltz, c.f. and lb 4 0 0 7 0 1
Campau. 1. f 4 1 3 2 0 0
Brower, lb and p 4 1 33 4 0
Reilly, r. f. and 2b... .... 4 0 0 1 2 2
Hutchinson. 2b 1 0 1 0 1 1
A dams, s. s 3 0 1 33 2
Gaul, p. and c. f 3 0 0 1 3 8
Dallas, c. 3 0 0 5 33
Murray, 3b ~... 3 0 0 1 1 0
Emslie, r. f 8 0 1 1 0 1
Totals 32 2 9 24 17 13
A.H. R, B.H P.O. A. E.
Glenn, l.f 7 5 5 1 0 0
McLaughlin, 2b 7 4 3 1 2 1
Hines, c 7 2 5 6 1 1
Grady, r.f 7 33 0 2 0
Powell, lb 7 3 2 10 0 0
Williams, s.s 6 3 2 4 4 0
Carl, c.f 6 3 1 2 1 0
Corcoran, 3b 6 1 1 8 0 0
Smith, p 6 1 3 0 10 0
Totals 59 25 25 27 20 2
Savannah 20QOOOOO 0 — 2
Charleston 481 8 1 0 0 8 x—2s
Earned inns—Savannah a, Charleston 9.
Two-base hits—Campau 8, Brower, Glenn,
Three-base hits—Glenn J, Cart J.
Left on liases—Savannah 2, Charleston 10.
Double plays—Williams and Powell.
Struck out—By Smith 8, Gaul 9, Brower 1.
Bases on called balls—By Gaul 4, Brower 2,
Passed balls—Dallas 4.
Wild pitches—Gaul i, Brower 1. Smith !.
Time of game—Two hours and thirty minutes.
The week’s games have changed the posi
tions of Charleston and Mobile. The Caro
linians are now fourth, with Mobile next to
the tailendem New Orleans is still in the
lead, but in all probability will change
places with Nashville this week. The two
clubs are now making an even fight. Mem
phis is third in the race, but with a strength
ened team will lie likely to push New Or
leans close in the course of another week.
The fight, for last place is between Savan
nah and Mobile with the chances strongly
iu favor of Savannah's keeping it. Charles
ton is playing 1 let ter ball than when the
team was hero in April and stands o good
chance of taking third place before many
more games have lieen played. The follow
ing is the record of games lost, won and
played and the clubs’ positions up to date:
Won. Lost. Played. Rank.
Savannah 2 18 17 li
Charleston 6 9 16 4
Nashville 13 3 1G 2
Memphis 9 R 17 8
New Orleans 14 8 17 S
Mobile 5 11 16 5
There is not much prospect of Savannah
getting above sixth place until the team is
entirely overhauled, and that is what the
management proposes to do at once.
MANAGER MORTON’S RESIGNATION.
Manager Morton asked for his release im
mediately upon his return from New Or
leans, and received it yesterday. He will
remain here for a few days and will then go
to his home in Ohio. “Jack” Peltz will
probably lie made manager in
hi'i place. Mr. Morton has made many
friends in Savannah during his two seasons
management of the Savannah team.
Just what other changes will lie made In the
learn the dhectors have not given out, hut
it? is likely that there will lie some releasing
liefore the end of this week.
Memphis Plays Ball.
Memphis, May 7.—Tho biggest crowd of
the season, numbering over 2,000 people,
witnessed the first game of tho series be
tween Memphis and New Orleans to day.
Sneed, the manager of t.he locals, returned
this morning with Veach, Kapjol and Me-
Keogh. Memphis, therefore, was in good
condition to play bail and had no difficulty
in defeating tho visitors. Veach and Mo-
Iveogh wore tho battery for Memphis and
Kappel aud Weils for New Orleans. Tho
features of tho gume were the heavy l at
ting, sharp fielding and splendid base run
ning of the locals. The score by innings:
Memphis 8 0 4 3 2 0 0 5 4—21
New Orleans 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 8— 6
Washington 0 t 0 0 0 0— 1
Philadelphia 0 I 0 2 0 8-6
Six innings, rafll.
Staten Island—The Metropolitan end
Brooklyn’s gome was postponed on account
Athletic o 0 0 1 0 4 0 8 o—7
At New York—
New York 003010000—4
Boston 000 100 5 4 x—lo
Pittsburg 1 0 2 0 2 33 0 x—lo
Chicago 1 0300003 I—B
At St. I/ouis—
St. Louis 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0-19
Louisville 001 40000 2 7
Cleveland 1 0 0 1 o—2
Cincinnati 2 0 0 4 o—o
Only live innings were played on account
Detroit. t 20084140 4—lß
liidiau*|>”lN 000 2 0000 0— 2
AN INSURANCE SUIT.
Isadora Cohen Tries to Recover
$2, §00 For a Fire
The suit of Isadora Cohen against the
Factors and Traders and the Rochester J ones
Fire Insurance Companies was resumed in
the United States Circuit Court yesterday.
The plaintiff sues for $2,500,
the amount of two policies.
Ono Sunday morning about a year
ago Cohen’s store, on West Boundary street,
beyond the Central railroad bridge over the
Louisville road, was burned. He had his
stock insured for 82,500, but the companies
refused to pay more than SSOO. Cohen in
troduced bills Yesterday amounting to
$4,000 for merchandise alleged to have been
purchased by him during the seventy
throe days he was iu business
before the fire. He testified
that during that time bis receipts at the
store were only S7OO in cash, and no claimed
that he did not do a credit business. The
rest of the goods that wore put in the store
were burned he stated.
It appeared from the evidence that the
plaintiff was running two stores, the one
that was burned and one on Jeffer
son street, adjoining H. Gabel’s
store. The Jefferson street establish
ment was run under the firm name of E.
Cohen & Cos. There was a door between
that store and Gabel’s, and Gabel was the
company. It further appeared that the
largest bill for goods purchased for the West
Boundary street store was obtained from H.
Gabel. Nearly all of the other bills were
mado out? to H. Gabel for E. Cohen. These
bills represented goods that were bought in
the city from different dealers.
E. Cohen testified that on the night of the
fire lie was at his Jeffeixon street store until
12:30 o’clock and was uot at the other store
at any time Saturday night or Sunday
The defense put up Andrew Jackson
(colored), formerly a porter for the plaintiff.
This witness testified that he had on several
occasions before the fire canned away boxes
of clothing from the West Boundary street
store to Gabel's store. The witness swore
"that the stock in the former store was quite
small at the time of the fire.
Adum Brown (colored) gave the impres
sion from his manner on the stand that he
fully appreciated the exalted and dignified
privilege of being a witness in the United
States Court. He kept an eating house next
door to Cohen’s West Boundary street store.
Adam said that on the night of the fire he
had kept his place open very late for
the accommodation of belated and
hungry passers who might want to stop for
“a snack." At 2 o’clock in the morning,
while sitting on his doorstops he heard quite
a noise in the adjoining store. At first he
thought perhaps burglars were trying to get
get in. In a lew minutes, though, he saw
the door open and Cohen came out. The door
was locked and Cohan walked off hurriedly
toward the railroad culvert. As he passed
the restaurant the witness spoke, saying:
“Howdy, Mr. Cohen.” The latter replied,
and went on. Brown went to bed directly
afterward and had just about sunk into a
sweet slumber when lie was disturbed by
someone pounding on his door and calling
to him to get up unless he wanted
to be cremated. Gabel gave him $5 last
August to keep quiet and say nothing about
what he had seen. The witness said that he
was continually urged not to talk, and he
was told that when the insurance money was
obtained be would lie “satisfied.’'
City Marshal R. J. Wade, who visited the
store a week before the fire to collect the
spociflx tax, testified that he did not believe
that there was more than S4OO worth of
goods in the store at the time.
Chief Adolph Fernandez testified that he
smelled kerosene very plainly at the time of
the fire. The plaintiff explained that there
was a barrel of kerosene in the store at the
time of the fire.
Pending the further examination of wit
nesses by the defense, the court adjourned
until to-morrow morning.
AMONG THE YACHTSMEN.
Preparations for Tuesday’s Regatta at
The Savannah Yacht Club yesterday
elected the following new members: Dr. T.
B. Chisholm, Mr. J. Evans Martin, Mr.
John D. Weld and ID - . J. W. Moore. Seven
entries had been made up to last night.
First, class—The Etta, by T. L. Kinsey;
the Vernon, by Joseph Hull; the Glance, by
F. S. Lathrop; the Claude, by Rear Com
modore T. P. Bond, and the Irene.
In the third class Commodore Demere, of
the Isle of Hope Yacht Club, has entered
the Jennie S. and Mi'. J. H. Dewes lias en
tered his new Zingo, which is the May re
Several other entries will be made in
these classes and a good fleet is expected in
the fourth and fifth classes. There will not
tie anv second class, which is for open boats
over 27 feet.
The coui'se to be sailed will be from the
club house at Thunderbolt to Cabbage
Island buoy 20 1-3 nautical miles for the
fiixt and third class lioats. The fourth and
fifth classes will round a stake bout off tiie
lower end of Cabbage Island, near Tybee
cut, 15 nautical miles. The time allowance
will be two minutes and three seconds for
the first and third classes and one minute
and thirty seconds for the other two classes.
THE NEW TIME SCHEDULES.
Important Changes to be Made—A Fast
Train to the Mountains.
The new time schedules on the rail
roads will go into effect a week from
to-day. The train service departments
are busy at work getting the schedules
in shape for publication, and they will
be issued early this week. None of the
changes to take place on the roads centering
here have yet tieon officially announced,
but it is understood that there will be a gen
eral revision of schedules and a number of
important changes will lie made.
Although not yet given out, it is under
stood that tiie Central will put on a fast
train lietween here und Augusta for
the mountain travel to the Carolines and
tho West, leaving .Savannah at il p. ni.,
passing Augusta at about 11 and landing
passengers in Asheville for breakfast the
following morning. This will lie a great
improvement on last year’s schedule, which
was twenty-three hours between here and
Asheville, and took from 8:40 p.m. until
7:40 the following night. A fast down train
will also be put on between Augusta and
Savannah, leaving Augusta about ti a. m.,
and arriving here between 10 and 11.
An extra train wilt also be put on be
tween here and Guyton, leaving Savannah
at 2 o'clock p. m., and returning before the
departure of the “shoofly” train at (5.
The following officers of the Savannah
Rifle Association have been elected for the
President—Gen. Robert H. Anderson.
Vice President—Capt. James W. Mc-
Secretary and Treasurer—JohnM. Brvon.
Executive Committee—Dr. J. T. McFar
land, H. M. Comer, H. A. Palmer, Martin
Tufts, Dr. John D. Martin.
Ordnance officer—Joseph P. White.
The Wine Cellar Robbery.
The ease against Tom Golden, William
Dixon and Adam Matthews, charged with
stealing wine from the Pulaski House cel
lar, was continued in the Superior Court
yesterday for the term.
The case against William Emory (colored),
who tried to kill his wife und child with an
ax, was also continued.
Bucklen’s Arnica Salve.
The best Salve in the world for cuts,
bruises, vires, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores,
tetter, chapped hands. chi!hlnins, corns, and
all skin eruptions, and ixwitivcly cures piles,
or no pay required. It. is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction, or money refunded.
Price 25 cents Dor box. For sale by Lipp
iimn Bros., druggist*.
SIFTINGS OF CITY NEWS.
LITTLE GOSSIP FROM THE STREET
Dashes Here and There by the News
Reporters Yesterday’s Happenings
Told in Brief Paragraphs - Pickings at
Tuesday will be return day for all com
mon law cases for the June term of the Su
Chippewa Tribe of Rod Men will meet to
night to arrange for receiving the Great
Council here on Tuesday.
There were 17 deaths in the city last week
—8 of whites and 9of colored people. The
annual ratio per 1,000 for whites was 15.5
and for colored 24.5.
The annual meeting of the stockholders
of tho Tyler Cotton Press Company will bo
held to-morrow at the Savannah Cotton
Press Association’s offices.
All of the Superior Court jurors were dis
charged yesterday for the term. About
thirty hod previously been notified to appear
at different dates in June.
Armory Hall was stripped of the Floral
Society’s exhibit yesterday. One of the
finest of the cabbages displayed at tho show
by Mrs. Berdon was sent to New York.
The Sinking Fund Commissioners desire
to purchase for cancellation city of Savan
nah 5 per cent, bonds of tho value of $6,000,
and they have advertised for sealed propo
sals to supply a part or all of the amount
Charley Smith (colored) was turned over
to tho City Court by the Mayor yesterday
morning “for tho larceny of some eggs and
oranges from G. J. Neal (colored). Alexan
der Jenkins was given $lO or thirty days
for cursing on the street.
There are a good many liquor and tobacco
dealers who have not yet paid the special
internal revenue tax. There seems to be an
impression that the filing of an application
for a stamp will protect the dealer against
prosecution, which is a mistake.
WORKING TOWARD THE GULF.
The Columbus Convention this Week—
Changes in Steamer Lines.
The Chattahoochee River Valley Conven
tion, which will be held in Columbus this
week, is counted upon to accomplish big re
sults for Columbus aud the people of the
Chattahoochee valley. The Columbus and
Gulf Navigation Company, which is ex-
Eocted to control the business on the Chatta
oochee aud Apalachicola rivers between
Columbus and Apalachicola bay, has recent
ly been re organized. The object of the
Columbus convention is to urge
the improvement of the Chattahoochee,
Flint and Apalachicola rivers with a view
to securing cheap water transportation in
competition with the railroads. About 100
delegates are expected to be present. The
Columbus and Gulf Navigation Company’s
steamers will connect at Apalachicola with
New York and Boston ships, and the com
pany expects to build up through that chan
nel a strong competition to rail transporta
tion under the workings of the interstate
President Alexander, of the Georgia Cen
tral, in speaking of the matter a day or two
ago, said that so far as the interstate com
merce law is concerned it will practically
have no effect upon river transportation, and
lie does not regard the movement at all in
the light of competition to the Central. The
Central has had a line of steamers on the
Chattahoochee, but the route for some time
has not been a paying one and one of the
steamers, which has beep laid up, will be
taken off and placed on the Savannah river
between here and Augusta.
The Savannah, Florida and Western and
the Florida Railway and Navigation Com
panies also have competing lines on both the
Chattahoochee and Flint. The Columbus
and Gulf Company has been organized in
opposition to these lines as well as to the
Tho placing of a steamer on the Savannah
river by the Central will establish at the
outset an opposition to the Augusta Steam
boat Company’s proposed line.
Judge Adams will leave for Brunswick to
day to try disqualified cases in Glynn
Dr. J. B. McFerrin the venerable agent
of the Methodist Book Concern at Nash
ville, is dying. He was attacked by pneu
monia some time ago and being in a feeble
condition his system was unable to with
stand the strain of disease. Dr. McFerrin’*
last visit to Bavanuah was during tho South
Georgia Conference which met here two
Mr. Frank Weldon, for two years past a
member of the Morning News reportorial
staff, severs his connection with the Morn
ing News to-day to become city editor of
the Daily Times. Mr. Weldon is a reliable,
painstaking journalist, a pleasing writer, and
lias the newspaper knack of doing things.
In his new position he has the good wishes
of many friends for his success.
At the Sorevin House yesterday were I).
P. AVinne, A. Lomu', J. Smittens, Miss
White. Miss Thompson, New York; R. J.
Wiles, M. Hatzlcr, Atlanta; E. H. McNeill,
W. F. McDonald, Georgia; H. Cranston,
Augusta; R. L. Fitzgerald, Philadelphia; 11.
J. McCall, Madison, Fla.; P. L. Grenier, J.
J. O’Brien, Boston.
At the Pulaski House were F. H. Gould,
A. H. Ma< bridge, B. E. Heiniseh. Newark,
N. J.; H. E. Robbins, Pittsfield, Mass.; C.
11. Williams,James K.Young, M. D., Phila
delphia: Charles D. Miller, C. W. Taylor,
C. J. Diabolic, New York; S. W. Helen,
Danville, Va.; C. B. Rittenhouso, Mrs. W.
T. Fitzegerald, E. P. Cummings, Charles
At the Harnett House were T. A. Murray,
New York; T. G. Morrison, Hartford,
Conn.; F. T. Laird, Charleston, S. C.; C. C.
Hay, Atlanta; W. H. Gould and wife, R.
W. (Stephens, Watertown, N. Y.; Mrs. A.
O. Wilcox, Staten Island, N. Y.: J. F.
Coleman, New Hampshire; W. O. Stapler,
Athens; AV.L. Jones, Atlanta; R. J.Williams,
Swains boro; R. AY. Seebach, T. L. Warner,
Fall River, Mass; J. E. Jamison, Washing
ton, D. C.
At the Marshall House were A. F. Scnelt,
C. E. Lntehaw, John Bronen, St. Louis; S.
A. Upson and wife, Jacksonville; R. E.
Johns, H. S. Valentine, C. L. Osgood, J. M_
Simmons, E. M. Beddings, New York; J.
M. Hubbard, Hickman, Kv.; W. B. Allen,
Trenton, N. J.; T. J. C. Park, Hclmetta, N.
J.; AV. J. Gaul. Baltimore; AV. AY. Bunli
neau. Macon; Miss M. E Lloyd, Connecti
cut; E. AV. AVheaton, Pniladelphia.
Over in Charleston.
The Charleston Schuetzeufest closed Fri
Memorial day will be observed in Charles
ton on Tuesday.
The fare boxes in Charleston horse cars
are being systematically robbed.
The government work in Charleston har
bor during April oost $24,000, instead of
$240,000, as stated in yesterday’s Morning
The Crescent Cruising Club ha* been form
ally organized, with the following officers;
AV. R. Hernandez, captain; L. J. Alsina,
first mate; W. IS. Harris, second mate; G.
C. Claussen, commissary; AV'. Butler, C.
Gardner, James Glover, stewards; O. M.
Jones, secretary and treasurer.
Renews Her Youth.
Mrs. Phoebe Chesley, Peterson, Clay coun
ty, lowa, tells the following remarkable
story, the truth of which is vouftied for by
the residents of the town: “I am 73 years
old, have been troubled with kidney com
plaint and lameness for many years; could
not dress myself without, help. Now lam
free from all pain and soreness, and able to
do all my own housework. I owe my thunks
to Electric Bitters for having renewed my
youth mid removed completely all disease
Try a bottle, only 50c. and sl, at Lippntan
Bros.’ drug store.
(Notices of services in other churches are pub
lished by request on Saturday.]
St. John’s Church, Madison square, Rev.
Charles H. Strong rector.—The fourth Sun
day after Easter. Morning service and
sermon at 11 o’clock. Sunday school at 4:30
p. m. Evening service and sermon at 8
o’clock. Service on Wednesday at sp. m.
Christian Church, corner Bolton and
Howard streets, Rev. Thomas E. White
S astor. —Services at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
ermons by the pastor. Sunday school 9:30
a. no. Seats free. All are invited.
Second Baptist Church, Greene square,
Houston street.—The pastor, Rev. A. Ellis,
preaehesat 11 a. m. and Bp. m. Sunday school
at 2 o’clock. The Lord’s Supper at 3
o’clock. Young people’s meeting at
6:30 fp. m. Morning subject: ‘‘The Re
membrance of Christ.” Evening subject:
“An Appeal to God.” Strangers always wel
St. Phillips’ A. M. E. Church, 8. H. Rob
ertson pastor. Sunday morning prayer
meeting at 5 a. m. Preaching 10:30 a.
m. by the pastor. Sunday School at 1:30
p. m. Preaching at 3p. m. and at 7:40 p.
m. by the pastor.
Congregational Church, Taylor Street,
Rev. L>. Sherrill, pastor.—Sunday school 10
a. m. Preaching by the pastor at 11 a. m.;
by Rev. W. E. Slocum, of Baltimore, Md.,
at Bp. m. Seats free. All persons invited.
A Captain’s Fortunate Discovery.
Capt. Coleman, schooner Weymouth, ply
ing between Atlantic City and New York,
had been troubled with a cough so that ho
was unable to sleep, and was induced to try
Dr. King’s New Discovery for Consumption.
It not only gave him instant relief, but
aliayed the extreme soreness in his breast.
His children were similarly affected, and a
single dose had the same happy effect. Dr.
King’s New Discovery is now the standard
remedy in the Coleman household and on
board the schooner.
Free trial bottles of this Standard Reme
dy at Lippman Bros.’ drug store.
A NOTABLE IMPROVEMENT
In the Construction of Pianos.
Hitherto the greatest difficulty experi
enced by makers in all coiftitries and periods
has been to build an instrument that would
stand in tune auy length of time, the princi
pal drawback being the present and past
method of stringing, recognized by all prac
tical men as most unsatisfactory. The tun
ing pin being entirely dependent on a thick
ness of woods called the “pin block” or
“wrest plank;” the impossibility of holding
the strings securely by the tuning pin set in
wood —the giving or slipping of the tuning
pins themselves, caused by the elastic wood
which holds them, ever changing with the
variation of temperature; hence a continual
change in the tension of the strings, and de
fective tones the result. To remedy these
defects various attempts have been made for
many years past, without success. It was
reserved, however, to the Messrs. Mason &
Hamlin Organ and Piano Company to over
come all difficulties. After much experi
menting they patented, in July, 1883, “a
method of fastening the strings to the iron
frame,” which was fully described in the
Scientific American of Dec. 8, 1884. The
strings are entirely carried by the solid iron
plate, without any dependence on wood; the
consequence is that the liability of the piano
to fall in pitch or get out of tune is greatly
reduced; the tuning pin is entirely dispensed
with, and, no doubt, every good tuner will
see the advantage of this system in the facil
ity for tuning it.
A fma stock of these prime instruments
now on exhibition at Ludden & Bates South
ern Music House.
“ODDS AND ENDS” SALE.
Rare Bargains Which the Early Shop
per Will Find at Crockery House of
James S. Silva & Son.
Preparatory to taking stock we intend to
make a clean sweep of odd patterns, rem
nants and all otherwise irregular goods in
our line. To this end we offer from this day
these goods at prices below cost. The lots
As we cannot duplicate the prices, this
offers a rare opportunity for housekeepers to
pick up just what they need at a nominal
cost. It will pay to come and see what we
have to offer. James S. Silva & Son, 140
J. G. Nelson & Cos.,
The leaders in low prices, are still cutting
lower than ever. Give them a call and you
will be pleased and financially benefited.
Oriental Laces, 1 to 40 inches wide, and a
large assortment of all overs at actual cost
Try our 50c. Tea and you will want no
other. J. G. Nelson & Cos.
From and after this date you can get the fol
lowing articles wilth annexed purchases on
terms stipulated further on:
1. Wit h each fashionable Gent's Suit, one block
of lots in the new extension.
2. With each stylish Boys’ Suit, any corner lot
and improvements on the market.
3. With each Mackinaw Straw- Hat, the capi
tal prize in the Louisiana State Lottery.
4. With each purchase of fine Summer Under
wear, in suits or separate garments, the entire
stock of the Georgia Central Railroad.
5. With every purchase of Neckwear from
our unrivaled display of Summer Styles, a round
trip ticket to Canada.
6. Every stout gentleman who wants a perfect
fit in a Business or Dress Suit can get it of us,
and with it the Richmond and West Point Ter
7. With each half-dozen pairs of Gents’ fine
Hose or Half Hose, the suspension of any four
clauses of the Interstate Commerce Bill.
8. All purchases made of us, and we guaran
tee our prices the lowest, will derive proportion
To get t lie prizes, add the individual cost to
our prices on whatever you buy, and there you
are. 181 Congress street, B. 11. Levy & llro.
In Dead Earnest.
A positive clearing out stile of Dress Goods,
White Goods, Parasols, Embroideries, Laces,
Fans, Sateens, Corsets, Scrims, Jerseys, Rib
bons, Children’s White Dresses, Ladies’ Che
mise and Skirts etc., is announced in the
columns of the News by the popular dry
goods man, David Weisbein. The bargains
are positively genuine. No one will lie dis
appointed. lie sure to read the “ad.” and
give him a call.
Gutmnn is selling his entire stock at ac
tual cost before enlarging his store and mak
ing other alterations.
The daily list of hotel arrivals published
in the local pa)>ers of Savannah Ga., show
that the Harnett House does as much busi
ness as all the other hotels of that city com
bined.—Uat/t/ National Hotel Reporter ,
Can’t Improve Them.
All stove founders everywhere construct
their flues on the same general principle,
and their sole aim is to insure drafts that
will quickly heat the ovens. To maintain
this, and bake very rapidly, it is absolutely
necessary to have as nearly as possible air
tight doors, which are now made fully non
conducting by being filled with asbestos.
Such stoves like 1 swell & LattOßOrn
Acorns and Farmer Girls, in which this pre
caution is carefully and strictly taken, and
when' there is no fault with chimneys, must
and always do prove satisfactory.
Gents’ Underwear, Handkerchiefs, Socks,
Shirts, Neckwear, Collnrs and Cuffs at ac
tual cost at. Gutman’s, 141 Broughton street
Are often confounded in the minds of I
who for various reasons fail to aJ ■
the true and the beautiful, -with th°®
wood cuts and chromos which !■
through the country by travel,! 5 ®
tioneers as Paintings or Indotints. 8 ®
To those who for various reason, I
appreciate the true and beautiful
seize the golden opportunity and co VPr ®
walls with auction goods. But tot®
who desire or can use Works of An" ' U ®
present offer unusual bargains and
tractions, as our b '* M
Annual Clearance Sail
Is now taking place, and present stock®
be sold without reserve. Come and ,*?®
Our store is large, cool and comfort*®
and we shall take pleasure in showing v ®
our stock, whether you desire to p urc Z®
ICECREAM I'ItKEZKRS, KT( ®
"II 11. S-.IM, I
ICE CREAM FREHI|
Water Coolers, i
FLY FANS, BATH TUBS,
Dinner and Tea Sets, 1
LIBRARY AND HALL LAM?®
COTTON PLANT, I
FOR SALE BY
John 1 Douglass <6 Cl
161 BROUGHTON STREET,
SAVANNAH, - - GA|
LaFar’s lew Store,!
29 BULL STREET, I
Men’s flats, Youths’ flats, Boys’ 1J
Mackinaw Hats at 50c.
DUNLAP’S FINE HATS, black and vM
color. Nascimente’s Flexible, OomfoSß
ble Hats. Conductors’ Caps, Military Caps ■
Fine Dress Shirts, plain or pleated bosom*. M
Men’s Summer Undershirts and Drawers
Fine Half Hose, 85c. Fine Linen Hand*
chiefs, $3 per dozen.
Scarfs, beautiful patterns, 500 to $1 per dozß
Lawi. Ties, in white 'and fancy patterns, ifl
Suspenders, Valises, Collars and Cuffs ■
Elegant Yachting Shirts. Yachting and T|
Silk and Gloria Cloth Umbrellas. Fins.
Men’s Garters, Patent Buttons, Studs <!
Sleeve Holders. Anything, from a nice
Shirt to a full Suit of Clothes to order, at
LaFar’s New Store
COAL AND WOOD.
Coal & Wood
Office No. 6 Drayton street. Telephone No. 44
Wharves Price and Habersham streets^
SAVANNAH STEAM LAO*
131 Congress Street
Blankets aiflLace Curtains
Cleaned as Good as New.
SEE OUR NEW REDUCED PRICE I |STI
"Work Culled for and Peliv**
U N DEBT V K F it.
~w.T >r r> i x
DKALKII IS ALL KINDS OS
COFFINS AND CASK El
43 Bull street. Residence 89 Liberty st
SAVANNAH. GEORGIA. ,