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GEORGIA AND FLORIDA.
NEWS OF THE TWO STATES TOLD
An Arrest In Gilmer County on a
Charge of Consplracy-A Monster
Reunion and Barbecue of the Seventh
Georgia Regiment on July 21-Sin
gular Disappearance of a Man and
His Wife from Douglas.
Augusta is to have a bleachery.
Covington is afflicted with tramps,
Griffin has the gospel tent up and in
The picnic on Champion creek last Satur
day was a success.
John T. Waterman has purchased the
There will be a picnic at Box Springs on
Saturday, June 11.
Work commenced Tuesday morning on
what is to be No. it in Albany’s system of
A charter has been granted to the Secur
ity Investment Company, of Atlanta, by the
Peaches are now ripe and are being shipped
in large quantities from Pomona. Shippers
are getting good prices.
Young Lawrence, a sou of Dr. Lawrence,
oft Madison, was adjudged a lunatic Tues
day, and will be taken to the asylum.
The Banner- Watchman's railroad edition
is a good one and full of interesting data
regarding Athens and its advantages.
In Clinch county there is a house of wor
ship called the “ 'Possum Trot church,” and
not far from it ia a sect called the “Coou
Mr. Clay has finished an artesian well at
Herndon. It, carries a 2-inch pipe, is 400
feet deep furnishes thirty gallons to the
John Baugh lost three good mules by
lightning on his form, several miles south o'f
LaGrange, Wednesday. Two negroes were
Jerry Walker, sentenced for six years
from Cobh county, will be discharged from
the penitentiary on June 20, having served
Capt. Tolliver, of Calhoun county, has
commenced work on his slate quan*y near
Plainville, and is getting out some very
fine specimens of slate.
Capt. E. B. Purcell is waiting orders from
Gov. Gordon before going to Aiken for
Blackwood. He will be tried next week for
forgery on three indictments.
Jose Addv, of Hollowville, had his safe
blown open Wednesday night. Fortunately
Mr Aday had carried all the money home
ihat day. Dynamite was used.
Two Notaries Public were commissioned
Monday. Isham Vest for the 974th district
of Dade county, and B. M. Evans for the
1369th district of Richmond county.
The District Conference of the Macon
district of the Methodist church convened
at Hawkinsville on Tuesday last. Rev. J.
W. Domingos preached the opening sermon.
Mr. Camp, the Secretary and Treasurer of
the Benevolent Association of Columbus,
says that the membership of the association
-now numbers 114, and is increasing every
It is reported that the negro lx>y who cut
“Dock” Gray near Fayette, on Monday, has
been shot bv some of * the. parties searching
■lor him. His body is supposed to be in the
C| Two more insurance companies paid their
praxes to the Comptroller General Wednes-
Bay. The United States Life, of New
■fork, paid slsti 47, and the Macon Fire paid
S The Rome Bulletin says that an old dar
■ey, Georg ? Jackson, living at the Bush
■lace, eleven miles from Rome, has his
■bird wife and fifty children. He is about
68 years old.
Brother Stacy, of the Brunswick Adver
tiser and Appeal, deserves much credit for
his persistent/labors as a journalist in push
ing the fortunes of his town. The effect is
A commission has been issued by Adjt.
Gen. Kell to W. S. McHenry as Captain of
the Madison Home Guards. A supply of
ammunition has been sent also to the Wal
ton Home Guards.
William Lynch, of Butts county, waa be
fore the United States Commissioner at
Macon Wednesday on the charge of illicit
distilling. He was commited to jail in de
fault of S2OO bond.
The Thonriasville Times reports that the
hitherto vigorous LeConte pear is shedding
its leaves. Some alarm is felt lest the tree
may prove not to be exenuit. from disease,
as has hitherto been thought.
Congressman Grimes has nominated Bedell
Parker, of Harris, to a vacancy in the Naval
Academy at Anapolis. The appointment is
a good one, as Bedell is said to be a boy of
excellent parte and bright mind
The first annual tournament of the Classic
City wheelmen is set for Thursday, Friday
and Saturday, July 7, 8 aud 9, at Athens.
Avery elaborate programme has been pre
pared and some valuable prizes will be of
The Central City Light Infantry, one of
Macon’s colored companies, held ail election
for captain Monday night. Preston Day,
formerly a lieutenant in the company, was
elected,"he having received nearly all the
An application will he made to the Legis
lature next month for a charter for the es
tablishment ol the Marietta Loan and Bank
ing Company. There is promise of ample
capital from parties as soon as the charter is
The Colnmbu sEnauirer-Sun learns that
• new two-story brick factory is to lie erected
at an early day in that city, with a capacity
of 400 looms. It is also said that anew
cotton factory is to be erected on the south
A petition, signed by 1,100 voters, welfc
presented to the Rome Ordinary Tuesday,
asking for an election on the prohibition
question at an early day. It is not yet
known when the election will be called by
Saturday afternoon J. J. and Bob Beas
ley. two brothers living In Union district,
says the Griffin News, had a falling out over
a buggy, aud at once lagan to cut and slash
each other with knives until both were se-
'4V hen the lire bell taps in Atlanta about
1,500 people drop everything else and rush
the sti-eete to see Chief Joyner drive to
the scene of action. The Captain lias low
ered the record several times, and is still
cutting it down.
Hubert Culberson, one of the most promi
nent. of the younger members of tne At
lanta bar, was united in marriage to Miss
Kate Bleckley, the charming daughter of
Chief Justice Logan E. Blocklev, at At
The Macon Board of Trade held a meeting
[Wednesday morning. It was called for the
v pui-pose of considering the l*t steps to be
'taken in the matter of tendering the Jasper
end Jones county people a barbecue in
Macon at a near day.
Bud Buntyn, of Midway, comes to the
front with the best managed two-mule farm
hi that section. His motto is: “Break
thorough and deep and manure well.” He
has several acres of cotton that bids fair to
Ihake two bale* per acre.
Woodbury, on the Georgia Midland I'ail
road, is on quite a boom. R. P. Tuilmon is
now building there a large hotel, a ware
house, a livery stable and a stoic. Mr. Tall
nian says that be also contemplates estab
lishing a newspaper there.
''information received at the Agricultural
Department indicates that tho recent storms
havfAdone a groat deal of damage in North
Geoigia. The rain and the hailbcat down
the i rops and washed a way the earth to
•ueb an extent as to do great damage.
5 A large distillery rim by old man Bishop,
on the line of Talbot county, together with
several smaller distilleries in the same neigh
borhood, were captured by Revenue Qlficcit
Colquitt and Upshaw on Friday. The sam
ple*. show up a very fine article of corn.
The general meeting of the Stone Moun
tain Association will be held in the First
Baptist church of Conyers, beginning Fri
day night next and continuing through next
Sunday. Several of the ablest Baptist di
vines of the State will be in attendance.
The suit of Dr. J. M. Cook agaiustthe At
lanta and Metropolitan Street Railway Com
pany is in progress be foie Judge Marshall
J. Clark for SIO,OOO for personal injuries
caused by falling into an excavation in the
st reet made by workmen in the employ of
Mrs. Eliza Redd, one of the oldest and
most highly e*<teemed residents of Colum
bus, died Tuesday morning. She was 80
years old, and was born in Putnam county.
She was the mother of Messrs. C. A. Read
and William Redd, of Columbus, and Frank
Redd, of Atlanta. *
The granite business at Lithonia has now
gtown to be a very important industry.
Over 400 hands are now employed at tne
various quarries at? that place, and still they
can scarcely keep up with their orders.
There is a boom on Lithonia such as she has
never seen or dreamed of before.
One of the most plaintively sad sights in
this world is to be seen on the road between
Griffin aud Concord, where a whole orchard
of barren peach trees stand above hives from
whence tne bees have swarmed and gone.
“No peach and honey this year,” plaintively
murmurs the editor of the Griffin News.
The notorious Bill Garvin, of Burke coun
ty, has at last received liis just deserts by a
life sentence in the penitentiary. He made
no confession of the foul murder, but stout
ly declared his innocence. Ho will lie car
ried to Augusta in charge of Jailer Zorn for
safe keeping until called for by the author
Ed Hughes was arrested at Atlanta
junction. 8 miles from Rome, Wednesday,
suspected of the assault, upon a respectable
married lady of Folk county. He was car
ried tiefore ner and identified. There was a
reward of S2OO out for his capture. The
feeling is strong there that doubtless he
W'ill be lynched.
The closing exercises of Johnsonville I Ap
pling county) Academy will come off on
Jiuielfi and 17. The occasion promises to
be an interesting one, and a large crowd
will doubtless lie in attendance. This is one
of the finest schools in that entire section,
and the principal is a most competent teacher
and cultured gentleman.
A suit was filed in the United States Cir
cuit Court at Atlanta Wednesday by the
American Bell Telephone Company and the
Southern Telephone and Telegraph Com
pany against.!. L. Bay and J. B. 8. Holmes,
of Rome, in which it is claimed that the de
fendants have been infringing upon the tele
phone patents held by complainants.
The Governor has not announced his de
cision in the matter of the commutation of
the life sentence of Holman, the Dalton
murderer. On Wednesday be received in
formation to the effect that some additional
papers of importanee are on their way to
Atlanta, nnd will not, therefore, decide the
case until he examines these papers.
It is well known to the citizens and
patrons of Orchard Hill Academy that Prof.
1. T. Thrash began a school Feb 20, 1886,
with twenty-six subscribed students, and
took the school upon its merits. It con
tinued to increase in interest until the
names of forty-eight students were enrolled,
aud bids fair at present to number 100.
Flank Mvers, of Atlanta, went down into
a 20-foot well there, Tuesday, to rescue a
pet dog. The windlass broke just as he
reached the surface of the water, and but
for the energetic efforts of the two workmen
at the mouth of the well he would have lost
his life. As it was they only pulled him up
by main strength, and could just accomplish
A Sabbath school numbering forty-three
scholars was organized at Midway Sunday
last,. Rev. R. J 7 Bigham was elected super
intendent, with Mr. S. J. Kelly assistant.
E. S. Steadman was chosen secretary and
treasiuer. The school is certain to grow
and prosper under the wise and careful ad
ministration of these most excellent gentle
Sunday night about 12 o’clock the barn
and stables of Gmis Fuller (colored), on the
place of Harrold, Johnson & Cos., about
eleven miles from Americus, was set fire to
and drstroyed. All of his corn, some forty
or fifty bushels, farming implements and
a calf were consumed. By beating and
milling he saved his mule, which tried to re
turn to the burning building.
Tuesday morning during the shower
eleven men aud boys were sitting on a bench
under a shed at Harvey”s place, three miles
from Rome Near the shed stood a tree,
whirh was struck by lightning. The shock
caused the men under tne shed to fall from
the bench, and for some time they lay
stunned. None were seriously injured, how
ever, and they soon recovered.
Some time in April J, M. Landers and
wife disappeared from their home in Doug
las very mysteriously. When it was discov
ered they wore gone it was supnosed they
had gone two days and night*. The
table was fixed just as if they had eaten
their supper and got up and left. His horse
was found in the stable nearly perished for
water. No trace has ever been found of
Griffin’s new ginnery will have a capacity
Of fifty bales per day. They will have four
seventy-saw gins in operation, but will keep
two extra on hand in case of an unusual
rush or break in the machinery. Tliev can
be put up in a day. The gins used are of
the most superior make, and they propone
to make the lint of a finer quality and
texture, which will induce the cotton buyer
to offer better prices.
While Mose Bullard, who lives in the
upper portion of Calhoun, was in Leary on
liw way to Baker county, the mule which
lie was driving became sick, and was un
hitched from tho buggy and turned into
Mr. Vinson’s lot, and soon after evinced un
mistakable symptoms of hydrophobia—an
insatiable thirat for water and a disposition
to bito everything in reach. The mule was
bitteu some time ago by a rabid dog.
Grapes are looking fine at Pomona,not a de
cayed berry lias been seen, and unless some
thing unusual hapi>eiis to cut off the crop
there will lie upwards of 100,000 pounds
shipped from there, and as much more from
Vineyard, two and a half miles south of
there,' and probably half as much more from
Sunny Side. It will take 20,000 to 25,000
basket* to pack the crop. These will sell at
from .W. to $7 per l>a*kot in the Northoru
The fourth annual convention of the
Twentieth District Sunday School Aasocia
tion will he hatttt Rockmart, Polk county,
on W and Friday, Au
&ust 2. The programme is be
ig will embrace some of
Sunday school quos
tiogft*|J|MyaV, mill will lie dismissed by
Sunday school workers
lionoininations and the dif
Mrs Heiioia, gave her
little morphine instead
of colonlust, ill one short
hour despite the efforts
of the pIVMHkwp! the mother was heart
broken, crazed with grief. By
morphine for the mother
had !'P WUW*d among the medicine tor
the loving hands of the
nnitAr naniinistered the
drnHpflHPt to her own child.
Georgia Regiment is pro)>ai--
iU*to*it’Biiionstfr reunion ami barbecue
UiHMHF! icings on July 21, the miniver
PipMlMfLlirst liattle of Manassas. This
miffitmwTTl Ik* an immense affair. The bar
bAotw (flwfbe of the old-fashioned variety.
[leople will lie present. Gov.
Gordon aud staff will be there, and Gen.
Phillips, of Marietta, and possibly Gov.
Brown will be on band. The occasion
promise* to be one long to be remembered.
A large acreage of strawberries is being
planted at Pomona. Medirs. Stanley and
Smith have nine acres set, and are planting
more. They are just now planting their
bi *g patch. It contains about, one acre, and
is situate 1 on a stream of water just Mo*
u tall ot 25 feet. They will put up a
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, JUNE 3. 1887.
voir about the centre of the lot. and rnn the
water from above the falls into it. From
the reservoir they will put up pipes and
hose leading to all parts of the latch, so that
when the ground becomes dry they can turn
on the water at any time they wish, and by
this means avoid the effects of the drought
which they usually have in May during the
Further developments of the Echols mur
der ease fasten the guilt, beyond the shadow
of a doubt, upon the negro Edwards. Some
of the clothing which the negro Edwards
wore on Sunday, the day of the murder, aud
had not lief ore examined by the jury, was
presented to them, and upon a close inspec
tion blood was found upon his hat, coat
and pants. One spot was as large as a nickel.
As before informed, the right sleeve of the
shirt was washed on Monday morning, aud
it was discovered that the whole
right sleeve of the undershirt was missing.
A portion of the brain was found upon
the shirt bosom, which showed very
clearly under the microscope the
regnlar brain formation. The jury render
ed a verdict Wednesday afternoon to the ef
fect that “the deceased came to his death
by a gun or pistol shots, and blows from a
club m the hands of the negro Charlie Ed
wards.” The negro is in custody, and was
taken to the county jail at Clarksville that
afternoon. Great excitement prevails. The
commitment trial will take place on Mouday
Deputy Marshals Finlay and Stephens, of
Atlanta, went to Tickenetly, Gilmer coun
ty, early Sunday with a warrant for the
arrest of Will Edmondson, charged with
conspiracy He is a desperate man, but the
officers caught him unawares, and, despite
the resistance of his wife, managed to sub
due him. He was taken to Lee Smith’s
store, en route to Ellijay, where the officers
hail promised to await the arrival of friends
who would go on his bond. A crowd of
Edmondson’s friends finally reached the
store, and while they were there the prisoner
sueceded in effecting his escape through a
rear window. Stephens at once started in
pursuit, but lie turned his ankle and had to
give up the chase, Edmondson effecting his
escape. While Stephens was in pursuit of
Edmondson, Finlay, who had strained his
back in the first stniggle, was set upon by
some of the latter’s friends and threatened
with a revolver. He didn’t scare worth a
cent, though, and made the two parties sur
render their weapons at the paint of his
revolver. It is altogether probable that
something more will be heard of this cose.
Strawberries are still pleutiful in Sor
Brevard county will have to be redis
Titusville is considering the water works
A wind storm demolished a saw mill at
O'Brien last week
Titusville has horseflies and blind mos
quitoes by the thousands.
The Presbyterians are holding interesting
meet ing at New Branford.
A commercial travelers’ association for
Florida is being organized.
Tomatoes arc doing well at Forest Grove.
Over 200 crates left there Tuesday.
The shipment of pineapples from the In
dian river country lias commenced.
The Jacksonville Italian (leanut stands
were ail closed Wednesday by order of the
Quarterly meeting will be held in the
Methodist church, at Fruitland Park, Sat
urday and Sunday, June 4 and 5.
Guiding Star Division, Sons of Temper
ance, of East Jacksonville, will hold ite an
nual picnic at PaMo on June 15.
W. C. Braddock, of Denver, has sold his
entire stock of goods to Mr. Eugene William
son and another party from Alabama.
D. S.Williams, of Panasoff kee, has shipped
13,500 quarts of strawberries from two and
three-quarter acres, realizing a handsome
Mr. Davis is putting in a saw mill oast of
Lake Buffrom. A post, office has recently
been established in that neighborhood, anil
a store will soon be added.
The St. Augustine Improvement Com
pany will shortly begin the erection of a
850,000 residence'for William G. Warden,
opposite the San Marco Hotel.
It is reported that a gentleman from Phil
adelphia has purohasea a large tract of very
fine land near Newnansvifie, and will locate
a colony on it in the near future.
The Florida Baptist, of Live Oak, pub
lished in the interest of the colored Baptists
of the State, has been suspended. Efforts
are being made to resume its publication.
Deputy Sheriff MoCaa arrested a young
negro Tuesday near Suniterville, who is
wanted at Anthony for stealing a watch and
money from an old colored woman some
Millions of little moths have been noticed
about Palatka in the past few days. They
hover about the orange trees, and a short
distance off look like clouds of smoke issuing
from, the trees.
The Daily Record, of Gainesville, came
out Tuesday morning under anew head,
and has been enlarged from five columns to
six columns, which shows that the Record
intends to stay.
Early in June the Griffin property at
Crescent City will be sold uudor foreclosure
of mortgage," It is Ktated that purchasers
from another State will be present to bid
on these desirable lots.
Douglas Gilyard brought into Ocala Fri
day a huge Cuban Queen watermelon,
which turned the scales at thirty-one
pounds. The melon measured nearly three
feet around its middle.
The Indian river bauk is covered in some
places with young frogs. There are myriads
of their, literally covering the ground in
many spots. Until the river became so
fresh this has not been the case before.
The chances are Arthur Schleman, of San
ford, will challenge the light weights of
Florida for a sparring match to come off in
Sanford on the occasion of the Fourth of
July. Arthur is a public spirited citizen.
Capt. F. A. Gilmore, of the schooner St.
Johns, now at Jacksonville, has chartered
to load lumber for New London, Conn.
Fifty thousand will be taken on board at
Jacksonville aud the remainder at Fernan
The first carload of melons from Plant
City was shipped Tuesday by J. R. Edmond
son to Savannah. Many of these melons
will weigh 50 pounds and up and are very
I fine The melon crop at teat place is im
The sriiooner Palatka, from Belfast, ar
rived at Jaeksonville last week. She
made the run from Rockland to Frying Pan
Shoals in five and a half days. The Palatka
will load lumber at Satilia river for New
York at 86.
It is astonishing to see the immense num
ber of young orange trees in nurseries
throughout Putnam county, especially near
Crescent City. Thousands of Tungerin’es and
naval buds are being set to be ready for
market this winter.
The Bagdad Hash Factory Company on
the Clearwater is running full time and has
plenty of work. They received an order
last week from Texas for 700 pair of sashes,
500 pair of blinds, 300 doors and other house
The scare has had one lieneflcial effect,
says the Key West Democrat, it Ims made
all the peddlers imck their knapsacks and
leave. These fellows havo become so ob
noxious of late that nrivate families have
Ixjen forced to keen tneir front door* barred
so as to escape their visits,
A meeting for the purpose of making ar
rangements for the regular Fouth of July
eelebratiou and yacht race met at Allen s
Hall, Titusville, Monday night, aud elected
officem The celebration is expected to be a
large one, and boat* from Jacksonville aud
St. Augustine will be looked for.
A meeting was held in the Board of Trade
room, St, Augustine, Tuesday evening, for
the purpose of organizing a building and
loin asso-iatinn. Some of the principle
business men of ||> ctur ware reMMMited
' organization wm fori .
bring clifew ftmm,
The Orange Belt Investment Company
will bring their road to Sanford, to the
nearest point praetirable. for the sum of
$19,000, and to auy other point the citizens
desire for one-third the additional cost, if
any. Of course right-of-way and tenniual
facilities being granted in either instance.
Mayor Burhridge, of Jacksonville, has
issued a pvoolamatiuji that all barber shops
be closed on Sundays hereafter. Some tfine
ago the barbers petitioned the City Council
to pass an ordinance to close the shops on
Sundays, and the petition was referred to
the Mayor. Hereafter it will be necessary
to get shaved Saturday night.
Although there is plenty of water in Live
Oak now, the “City Dads” have made a
move to get a supply that will last longer
than the “wet spell. At their meeting, a
few days ago, they appropriated SSOO to be
spent on the uncompleted artesian well.
The well is now I,(.KM feet deep, with about
350 feet of water, and they hope to get a flow
by the time the above appropriation has
There will he something over 300 acres
planted in tobacco in Gadsden county.
Frank E. Voght, of Voght & Sous, whole
sale tobacco dealers, of New York, is plant
ing eight or ten acres, and making friends
with the farmers. He is a young man, and
very much liked by all of the citizens.
Messrs. Hughes & Cos., whose tobacco was
destroyed by fire some months since, will
start again soon, as they have bought a car
load Of tobacco for wrappers.
The mammoth beet given as the chief
prize at the razor back party at Bartow
last Friday uight, had been on exhibition in
the window of Look & Scott’s elegant new
grocery. It was raised by Thomas J. Wil
liams on his place north of town. Mr. 'Wil
liams had several of these great beets. The
beets are perfect in form, color, and flavor,
and solid through. The prize measured 21
inches in circumference, and 17 inches in
length, and weighed (5 pounds.
The DeLand fire company received their
uniforms last week, and Capt. Dore is now
busy drilling the boys. The company pre
sents a handsome military apiiearance, and,
although the uniform is not elaborate or ex
pensive, it is unite neat and attractive. It
consist* of blue shirt with nicide buttons,
and on the lapels of the shirt there is em
broidered the number of the company. A
white belt and a dark blue cap with the
same number completes the outfit.
Saturday night the Marshal of North
Tampa, who is also Deputy Sheriff, arrested
a negro for carrying concealed weapons.
He had the negro nearly to the couut.v jail
when the negro knocked him down and
broke. The Marshal ordered him to halt,
but the negro only increased his Speed,
when the Marshal fired three shots, one
taking effect in the left shoulder of the
negro. The Marshal, being out of his own
town, was arrested aud fined $25 aud costs
for shooting in the corporate limits of
Capt. R. J. Adams, of Palatka, offers to
be one of four to pay Prof. C. V. Waugh,
of Gainesville. SI,(KX) to teach at Palatka
one year a high school Mr. Waugh con
sented to teach one year for this sum, in ex
pectation of establishing a permanent high
school there. S. J. Keunerly offers to give
SIOO, Maj. Conant offers to pay for his son
$1(10, C. Gillis offers SIOO, Mr. Echols offers
te pay >IOO, and some others are waiting to
decide. Mr. and Mrs. Waugh have better
offers elsewhere, but he likes Palatka and
would expect to establish and maintain
there a high school of good reputation,
equal to any of the ordinary colleges. This
is to make manifest that Palatka has some
good material to start and support a high
school and only needs organization under a
Tuesday was a gala day in St. Augustine
for all lovers of horse racing, and a series of
most exciting races took place on the race
course, two miles west of town. An im
mense crowd assembled to witness the
events, and besides the large number of
horsemen who rode out to the track nearly
every vehicle in the city was engaged to
take people out. The principal race was
between Toni Falana’s lilac If horse and
Ernest Olivero’s Prince for half a mile at
$l5O a side. Large sums of money were
wagered on the result, the odds being some
what in favor of Olivero’s bav horse which
was a general favorite. “Tony" Masters
rode the black horse and Young Usina rode
Prince. The hay kept the lead until the
’ quarters (ake was reached when it began to
weaken and was eventually beaten by a
length. Several other races took place
which wore quite interesting. About SI,BOO
The mail route from Orlando to Oveido
had been discontinued, and also the post
office at Lake Irma, the postmaster there
being directed to turn over the government
property to the postmaster at Gabriella,
who would get his mail in the future from
Maitland. This has caused some confusion
in the mails the past week, the mail supply
ing only the two ends of the former route,
from Orlando to Conway, and from Oveido
to Geneva. The route agents and the sev
eral postmasters have now received the pro
per instructions nnd the mail matter is now
sent to Maitland in place of to Lake Irma.
The Gabriella office was only established
last September, but ns the people of that
section nre much given to reading and
writing it is developing a liandkomeHmount
of business. The Lake Inna office had been
established some ten or twelve years, but
after a long and hard struggle has suc
cumbed to its more vigorous rival, the
amount of business being done too light to
warrant the expense of ite continuance.
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railway and the discomfort of crossing tlie
Channel In a small boat. Special train leaving
the Company's (lock at Havre direct for I’aris
on arrlvul of steamers. Baggage checked at
New York through to Paris.
LA GASCOGNE, Santelu, SATURDAY,
June -t, 4 p. m.
la Normandie, De kersabibc Satur
day, June 11. !i a. m
la BRETAGNE, D* Joi’sseum, SATURDAY.
June IH, a p m.
LA BOURGOGNE, nUMOEOU SATURDAY.
June ST) H a. M
PttlCE Of PASSAGE (Including wine):
To HAVRE--First Cabin, jtian. sino and MO;
Second Cabin Sort; steerage from New York to
Havre. 805; St<-.. r age from New York to Paris,
sb*; Including wine, bedding and utensils.
LOUIS PE BBBIaN. Agent. ;j Bowline Green,
foot of Broadway, Now York
Or WlLDtit cu, Aleuts ter bu'umUiatj.
OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY
New York, Boston and Philadelphia-
PASSAGE TO NEW VORK.
CABIN S2O 00
EXCURSION 32 00
STEERAGE 10 00
PASSAGE TO BOSTON.
CABIN S2O 00
EXCURSION 32 00
STEERAGE.* 10 00
PASSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA.
(via New York).
CABIN $22 50
EXCURSION 3U 00
STEERAGE 12 30
magnificent steamships of these lines
a are appointed to sail as follows—standard
TO NEW tORK.
cm' OF AUGUSTA, Capt. J. tV. Catharine,
FRIDAY, June 3, at 4 p. M.
NACOOCHEE, Ca[>t. F. Kbxpton, BUNDAY
June 5, at 3 a. h.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. W. H. Fisher, TUBS
DAY, June 7, at 7 p m,
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith, FRI
DAY, June 10, at 9:00 a. m.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. W. Kelley, THURS
DAY, June 9, at 8 a. m.
GATE CITY, Capt. D. Hedge, THURSDAY,
June 16, at 2 p. M.
! [FOR FREIGHT ONLY.I
DESSOUG. Capt. N. F. HOwis, SATURDAY,
June 4, at 5 p u.
JUNIATA, Capt. S. L. Asking, SATURDAY,
June 11, at 10:90 a. w.
Through bills of lading given to Eastern and
Northwestern points and to ports of the United
Kingdom and the Continent
For freight or passage apply to
C. G. ANDERSON. Agent,
_ City Exchange Building.
Merchants’ and Miners’ Transportation Com’y.
Cabin < sl2 ry>
SECOND CABIN 10 00
r T'HE STEAMSHIPS of this Company ar- ap
I pointed to sail from Savannah for Balti
more as follows—city time:
GEORGE APPOLD, Capt. Billups, TUESDAY,
June 7, at 7:00 p. m.
WM. LAWRENCE, Capt. Snow, MONDAY, June
13, at 2:00 p. ra.
GEORGE APPOLD. Capt. Billups, SATUR
DAY, June 18, at 4:00 p m.
WM. LAWRENCE. Capt. Snow, THURSDAY.
June 23, at 7:00 p. m.
And from Baltimore on the days above named
at 3 P. M.
Through hills lading given to all points West.,
all the manufacturing towns in New England,
and to ports of the United Kingdom and the
JAS. B. WEST & CO., Agents,
__ _ _ 114 Bay street.
S K -V I > ROU TE.
Steamer St. Nicholas.
Capt. M. P. USINA,
WILL LEAVE Savannah from wharf foot of
*' Lincoln street for DOBOY, DARIEN
BRUNSWICK and FERN A N DIN A, every TUES
DAY and FRIDAY at <1 p. citv time, con
necting at Savannah with New York, Philadel
phia. Boston and Baltimore steamers, at Fer
nandlna with rail for Jacksonville and all points
in Florida, and at Brunswick with steamer for
Freight received to withiu half hour of boat's
Freight not signed for 24 hours after arrival
will l>e at risk of consignee.
Tickets on wharf and boat.
c. Williams, A**nt.
For Augusta and Way Landings.
Capt. J. 8. BEVILL,
W/TLL leave EVERY WEDNESDAY at 10
" o'clock a. a. (city time) for Augusta and
All freights payable by shippers.
SEMI WEEKLY LINE
FOR COHEN’S BLUFF
AND WAY LANDINGS.
r pHF, steamer ETHEL. Capt. W. T. Gibson,
.1 will leave for above MONDAYS mid THURS
DAYS at 6 o'clock p. m. Reluming, arrive
WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS at I o'clock
p. For information, etc., apply to
W. T. GlflSdN, Mauager.
Wharf foot of Drayton street.
PLANT STEAMSHIP LINE
Tampa, Key West, Havana.
I.v Tamm Monday and Thursday 0:30 p. m.
Ar Key West Tuesday and Friday l p. m.
Ar Havana Wednesday and Saturday 6 a. m.
Lv Havana Wednesday ami Saturday noon.
Lv Key West Wednesday ahd Saturday lo mm.
Ar Tampa Thi.rsd.iy aud Sunday 6 p.'m.
Connecting at Tampa with West India Past
Train to and from Northern mid Eastern etwee.
For stateroom accommodation* apply to City
Ticket office S., F. A W. K'y, Jacksonville, or
Agent Plant Steamship Line, Tampa.
0. D. OWENS. Traffic Manager.
H. S. HAINES, General ,Manager.
TOOTH UAVi K.
FOR THK TEETH.
/■ORIENTAL TOOTH PASTE. Cherry Tooth
\ 1 Paste, Charcoal Tooth Paate. Shlffield's
f leam Den’ifrice, Lyons' Tooth Tablet's. Arnica
Tonfh Soap. Thompson's Tooth Soap. Carbolic
Tooth Soap, Tooth Power* and Washes all Idnd*
at STRONG'S DRUG STORE, comer BuU and
furry ntiyct iaue.
~Tc fffpSu LE
ON and after Trains will
run daily aides srlfcWea t which are dally,
The standard lime, by which these trains ran,
is 36 minutes slower than Savannah city time:
No. 1. No. 8. No. 5. No. 7. "
Lv Savannah..7:oo am 8:20 pm 5:15 pm 5:40 pm
Ar Guyton 6:40 pm
Ar Mi lien 9:40 am 11:03 pin 7:30 pm 8:10 pm
Ar Augusta. ,t1:45 pm 7:15 am 9:35 pm
Ar Macon 1:30 pm 3:20 am
Ar Atlanta. . .5:30 pm 7:80 am
Ar Columbus. .5:50 pm
Ar Montg'ry 7:09 pm
Ar Kufaula 3:50 pui
Ar Albany 2:45 pm
Train No. 0+ leaves Savannah 2:00 p. m,; ar
rives Guyton 3:00 p. m.
Passengers for Sylvania, Wiightsville, Mil
ledgeville unci Eat onion should take 7:00 a. m.
Passengers for Thomas ton, Carrollton, Perry.
Fort Gaines, Talbotton, Buena Vista, Blakely
and Clayton should take the 8:90 p. m. train.
No. 2. No 4. No. 6. No. 8.
Lv Augusta 10:00 pm 6:00 am
Lv Macon.., 10:35 am 10:50 pm
Lv Atlanta . 6:30 am 6:3opm
Lv Columbus 6:23 pm
LvMoutg'ry. 7:25 pm 7:40 am
Lv Eufaula . 10:18 pm 10:49 am ~
Lv Albany.. s:osam
Lv Milieu 2:28 pm 3:10 am 8:00 am 5:20 am
Lv Guyton 4:03 pm 5:01 am 9:27 am 6:55 am
Ar Savannah 5:00 pm 6:15 am 10:30 am 8:05 am
Train No. 10+leaves Guyton 3:10 p. m.; arrives
Savannah 4:25 p. tn.
Sleeping cars on all night trains between Sa
vannah, Augusta. Macon and Atlanta, also Ma
con and Columbus.
Train No. 3. leaving Savannah at 8:20 p. m.,
will stop regularly at Guyton, but at no other
point to put off passengers between Savannah
Train No. 4 will stop on signal at stations be
tween Millen and Savannah to take on passen
gers for Savannah.
Train No. 5 will stop on signal at stations be
tween Savannah and Millen to take on passen
gers for Augusta or points on Augusta branch.
Train No. ti will stop between Millen and Sa
vannah to put off passengers from Augusta and
points on Augusta branch.
Connections at Savannah with Savannah,
Florida and Western Railway for all points in
Tickets for all points aud sleeping car berths
on sale at City Office, No. 20 Bull street, and
Depot Office 80 minutes before departure of
J. C. SHAW G. A. WHITEHEAD.
Ticket Agent. Gen. Pass. Agent.
East Tennessee, Virginia, k Georgia 11. R.
The Quickest and Shortest Line
Savannah & Atlanta,.
COMMENCING March 13. 1887, the following
Schedule will be in effect:
S., F. &W. Depot. Express. Express.
Lv Charleston. ... 8:45 am 8:30 p m
Ar Savannah B:4lam 7:00 pm
Lv Savannah 7:06 am 8:45 pm 1:30 pm
Ar Jesup 8:42 am 1:05 am 8:90 pni
Lv Jesup 1:45 am 8:85 pm
Ar Brunswick 5:45 a m 5:35 p m
Lv Jesup 10:20 am l:00pm
Ar Eastman 1:57 pm 1:27 am
Ar Cochran 2:38 pm 2:11 a m
Ar Hawkinsville. 3:30 p m 12:00 noon
Lv Hawkinsville. ,10:15 a m 1:85 pm
Ar Macon 4:05 p m 8:45 am
Lv Macon 4:05 pm 3:56 am
Ar Atlanta 7:45 pm 7:15 am
Lv Atlanta 1:00 pm 7:80 am
Ar Rome 4:00 p m 10:30 a m
Ar Dalton 5:27 pm 11:49 a m
Ar Chattanooga 7:00 p m 1:25 pm
Lv Chattanooga . 9:80 am 9:15 p m
Ar Knoxville l:sopm 1:10am
Ar Bristol 7:35 pm 5:45 am
Ar Roanoke 2:15 am 12:45 pm
Ar Natural Bridge. 3:54am 2:29p m
'Ar Waynesboro ... 6:20 am 4:2opm
At Luray 7:50 am 0:43 pm ..
Ar Shenando'J’n. 10:53 a m 9:35 pm
Ar Hagerstown . 11:5o p m 10:80 p m
Ar Harrisburg 3:30 pm 1:20 am
Ar Philadelphia . 6:sopm 4:isam
Ar New York.. 9:35 pm 7:00 am
Lv Hagerstown l2:sonoon
Ar Baltimore 3:45 pm
Ar Philadelphia... 7:49 pro
Ar New York 10:35 pm
Lv Roanoke . 2:2oam 12:30 noon ...
-Ar Lynchburg 4:3oam 2:3opm
Ar Washington 12:00noon 8:40 pm
Ar Baltimore 1:27 p m 11:85 p m
Ar Philadelphia . 3:47 pm 3:00a ra
Ar New York 6:20 pm 6:20 am
Lv Lynchburg 6:lsam 3:ospm
Ar Burkville 9:20 am 5:27 pm
Ar Petersburg 11:10 am 7:15 pm
Ar Norfolk 2:25 pm 10:00 pm
Via Memphis and Charleeton R. R.
Lv Chattanooga... 9:25 a m 7:lopm
Ar Memphis 9:15 pm 6:10 am
Ar Little Rock 7:10 am 12:55p m
Via K. C., F. 8. and G. It R.
Lv Memphis 10:45 am
Ar Kansas City 8:20 am
Via Cln. So. R'y.
Lv Chattanooga... B:4oam , :10pm
Ar. Louisville 6:46pm 6:3oam
Ar Cindn nati 7:00 p m 6:50 ain ....'
Ar Chicago 6:50 am 6:50 pm
Ar St. Louis 7:45 am 6:40 pm
Pullman sleepers leave as follows: Jesup at
10:30 p m for Chattanooga, Atlanta at 7:80 a m
and 1:00 p m for Chattanooga. Rome at 4:05 p m
for Washington via Lynchburg: Chattanooga at
9:15 pm for New York via Shenandoah valley:
Chattanooga at 9:30 a m for Washington via
Lynchburg; Chattanooga at 7:10p m tor Little
Rock; Brunswick at 7:50 p in for Atlanta.
B. W. WRENN, G. P. & T. A.,
L. J. ELLIS, A G. P. A , Atlanta.
Charleston k Savannah Railway Cos.
CtONNECTIONS made at Savannah with Ba
> yannah, Florida and Western Railway.
Trains leave und arrive at Savannah by stand
ard time (90th meridian), which is 36 minutes
slower than city time.
No. 14* 88+ 66* 78*
Lv Sav'h ..12:26 p m 4:00 p m 6:45 a m 8:23 pra
Ar Augusta 12:40 pm
Ar Beaufort 6:08 pm 10:15 am
Ar P. Royal 6:20 pm 10:30 am
Ar Al'dafe. 7:40 p m 8:15 pin 10:20 am
Ar Cha ston 5:00 p m 9:20 pin 11:40 a m 1:25 a m
38* S3* 27*
Lv Cba'Rton 7:10 am 3:35 p in 3:45 a m
Lv Augusta 12:45 pm
Lv Al'dale. 5:10 a m 3:07 pm
Lv I’. Royal. 7:00 a in 2:00 pm
Lv Beaufort 7:12 am 2:15 pm.
Ar Sav'b.,. .10:15 am 6:53 p m 6:41 a m
♦Daily between Savannah and Charleston.
Train No. 78 makes n connection with Port
Royal and Augusta Railway, and stops only at
Rlngeland. Green Pond anti llavenel. Train 11
stops only at Yeniassee and Green Pond, and
connects tor Beaufort and Port. Royal daily, and
for Allendale dally, except Sunday. Trains 35
and Oti connect from and for Beaufort and Port
For tickets, sleeping ear reservations and all
other Information apply to WM. BREN,
Special Ticket Agent, 22 Bull street, and at
Charleston and Savannah railway ticket office,
at Savannah, Florida ami Western Railway
depot. C. S. GADSDEN, Supt.
FOOD PRODUCTS. "
FOIST CITY MILLS.
Prepared Stock Food for
Horses, Mules, Milch Cows
and Oxen. Made out of pure
grain. Guaranteed Sweet and
SaTaifflibdorida & Western Railway
!A„ tialta b ,
tyiME CARDK’ effect may 15 ,so.
tS I M this run S%
WESTVjdIA fast mail.
Lv Savannah Ar v-cSP'
3 P la * ,v EckaonviUe... Lv ron ? 111
4:40 pm Lv ... hi uk * m
0:00 pm Ar Tampa. Lv BmJ®
PLANT SEAMSHIP UNE. Pm
Monday and i r „ im.
Tburs. .pmf Lv Tampa. Ar *™wl
Tuesday and I iw.a Pa
Friday pmf West. Lv .”>• and
““.a* ml Ar..Havana...Lv m
JffiSSp?**'"*? “ and from
NEW ORLIINS EXPRESS.
7:06 am Lv Saannah. Ar
8:42 am Lv Tsup . a? tw S “
. fi:s ° a . m Ar Wgcrosg — ;; Lv l ™
11:26am Ar Cijahan Lv a-jf"-
12:00 noonAr Jnckcnville Lv 205 o™
• :00 ain Lv Jaclionville . . ~\r 7:35 pj}
10:15 am Lv W Across 7.Ar4m„™
12:01 pin Lv Vafiosta Lv a'.** E 2
12:34 p m Lv Qitman Lv 2-2sES
1:22 pmAr .. . .Tho yasville,,. ;Lv yg J ™
8:35 pm Ar Bnliiridga ~ ■.LtTLmV^
49M pm Ar .C’hattftoochee... .Lv 11:80am
Pull man buffet caret, and from Jacksonvliu
and New Tork, to and Ibm Wavoross and v,
Orleans via Pensacola. " ew
EAST FLORIU EXPRESS.
I:3opm Lv Savayiah. 1.
B:2opm Lv Jc"p ..! u JmS*
4:40 p in Ar. Wayooss Lv a m
7:Bspm Ar . Jackgoiville.' ...Lv 7-00 am
4:15 p m Lv. Jucksoiville . .Ar 9:45 a S
7:2opm Lv Wnycbss Ar 6-35Vm
8:81 pui Ar Pup<U Lv S:3OaS
3:25 pm Lv Lake (Sty ArTo:a£
3:45 pm Lv Gainesille Ar 10:80 am
(,:.>•> p m Lv Live Gtk. Ai 7:10a b
P m tV joDupST! ,‘Ar"" 5:;5
10:5.) p m Ar Tnomasnlle Lv 3-25 am
1:22 a ill Ar Albaqr Lv 123 m
Pullman buffet ears to aid from Jacksonville
and St. Louis via Thomarville, Albany Mont,
goinei-y and Nashville.
Sayamah Ar 6:loam
J2 :( *P m Lv Jesu> Lv 3:9lam
12:40 a m Ar—. .. Wayertes Lv 12:10am
5:30 a m Ar Jacksonville “77 ".Lv 9:oonm
9:00 pin Lv Jacksonville Ar 5:30 a m
1:05 am Lv Waycross Ar TIShTJ
2:30 a in Ar .Dupont . Lv 10:05 p m
7:loam Ar Live Oak LT'fsTijm
10:30 a m Ar .. Gainesville Lv 3:45 pm
iOA'i a m Ar Lake City Lv 3:25 p m
2:55am Lv Dupont ... Ar 9 35r'i
6:3oam Ar ThoinasviUe L v 7:oopm
11:40am Ar .. Albany Lv 4:oopm
Stops at all regular stations PullmM
sleeping cars to and from Jacksonville and Si
6:05 a m Lv Waycross Ar 7.00 p m
10:25a mAr Thomasville Lv 2:lspm
Stops at all regular and flag stations.
3:45 pm Lv Savannah...... Ar B:3oaa
6:10 p m Ar Jesup.. s:Bsas
Stops at all regular and flag stations.
At Savannah for Charleston at 5:45 am. (ar
rive Augusta via Yemassee at 12*) p ml, 12:2#
p ni and B:filpm: for Augusta aid Atlanta at
7:00 am, 5:15 p m aud B:2U pm; wi|h steamehipo
for New s'ork Sunday, Tuesday and Friday; for
Boston Thursday: for Baltimore every fifth dav.
At JESUP for Brunswick at I:4ia m and 3:35
p ni; for Macon 10:30 a m and 10:0)1 pm.
At WAYCROSS for Brunswick at lOdJOam and
6:05 p m.
At CALLAHAN for Femandinsat 2:47 pm;
for Waldo. Cedar Key, Ocala, etc , at 11:27 a ni
At LIVE OAK for Madison, Tallahassee, etc.,
at 10:58 a m and 7:80 p m.
At GAINESVILLE for Ocala, Tavares. Broolo
ville and Tampa at 10:55 a m.
At ALBANY for Atlanta. Macon. IDntgom
ery. Mobile. New- Orleans, Nashville, etc
At CHATTAHOOCHEE for Pensacola, Mobile,
New Orleans at 4:14 p in.
Tickets sold and sleeping car berths secured
at BREN'S Ticket Office, and at the Passenger
WM. P. HARDEE, Gen. Pass. Agent.
R. G. FLEMING Superintendent.
South Florida Railroad.
Central Standard Time.
ON and after MONDAY. May 2M, 1887, trains
will arrive and leave as follows:
♦Daily. tDaily except Sundays, 1 Daily ex
LIMITED WEST INDIA FAST MAIL-
Leave Jacksonville IJ., T and K. WJ *l2:Mp
m, Sanford 4:40 p m; arrive Tampa 9:00 p m.
Returning leave Tampa 8:00 pm, Sanriri
1:00am; arrive Jacksonville (J.,T. and K w.)
6:30 a m.
Leave Sanford for Tampa and way
stations +i 8:40n
Arrive at Tampa t< *"BSP m
Returning leave Tampa at ti 9:ooam
Arrive at Sanford t! 2:00 pm
Leave Sanford for Kissim
mee and way station* at,tlo:2oam and s:oopm
Arrive at Kissimmee at 1 1:30 pm and 1 :05 pm
Retummg leave Kissimmee t#:ooa m ana 2 :lspm
Arrive at Sanford +B:2oamands:3spi#
t [Steamboat Express.
BARTOW BRANCH. _ _ _
Lv Bartow Junction.. .+11:45 a m and * - :Fpm
Ar Bartow 12:55 pm and 8:40p
Returning Lv Bartow. + 9:80 am and* 6:00 pa
Ar Bartow Junction... 10:40amand <:lop*
PEMBERTON FERRY BRANCH.
Operated by the South Florida Railroad.
‘Leave Bartow for Pemberton Ferry
aud way stations at
Arrive at Pemberton Ferry at :5o m
‘Returning leave Pemberton Ferry at s:oopm
Arrive at Bartow at £:Wpm
tLeave Pemberton Ferry 'W*®
Arrive Bartow JJ 1 *!?
tLeave Bartow P “
Arrive Pemberton Ferry 4.si'pm
SANFORD AND INDIAN RIVER R R
Leave Sanford for Lake Charm and
Arrive Lake Charm
Leave Lake Charm 5 ?!:*
Arrives at Sanford 8 0U
SPECIAL CONNECTIONS. ,
Connects at Sanford with the Sanford *
Indian River Railroad for Oviedo and joint*""
Lake Jesup, with the People's Dine and De .
Line of steamers, and J T. and K "•R) ■
Jacksonville and all Intermediate points 0
St. John's river, uhd with steamer* for in
river and the Upper St. John's. „
At Kissimmee w ith steamers for Forts my
and Bassinger and points on Kisslmmeen •
At Pemlierton Ferry with Florida b°9_
Railway for all points North and 'Vest, a
Bartow with the Florida Southern Rail* 5
Fort Meade and points South.
STEAMSHIP CONNEtTIONS .
Connects at. Tampa with steamer .isrp
for Palma Sola. Braidentown, Palmetto, -
tee and all points on Hillsborough and 1 1*
Bays. ff .— ..via.
Also, with the elegant mail
cotte" and "Olivette, of the 1 lant bte
C*x, for Key West and Havana. to
Through tickets sold at all regular stations
points North. Fast and West.
Baggage checked through. - g,„fnrd
Passengers for Havana can leave ban g
Limited West India Fast Mail train + n Jij.
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, connect n*
same evening with steamer at Ta.m|W. ~
General Freight and TicketAßjj*^
City and Suburban Railway.
ON and after WEDNESDAY, Jun
following schedule will lie ruu on tli
LKA VIS I ABRIVK jt-KANI! Gt,S
CITV. CITY. |OF HOP*. lIOSTWI*^
~*7:00 I 6:50 :
10:25 1 8:40 8:1.5 , ;(W
8:25 | 2:00 5 4,5
+7:15 6:40 :15 . f -jj
There will he no early train frem Isle 0
on Sunday morning. „ f,,r I*
*F"r Jlontgoinery only. 1 extra
of Hope go Via Slontgoniery
charge. This train affords bare iOs“'-l VI)
rursion Indore lireaktast for jouttg
rilii nurses. , hiv at ' W
Nit'irdavs this train jffiTOS
ru.inhood, tto. I will itond a
containing full partir>lar|_fgr.
wbftrga. AUcU'om fr 01. f. 0.1 0 W