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A ROMANCE <jF CRIME. Thrilling Story Recalled by the Releatso trom Prison of Charles Backer. From the Cincinnati Enquirer. Tlio interesting career of John Doe, the Commercial Bank forger, now serving a long term in tins Ohio penitentiary, is re called by the release from the New York penitentiary of his old partner, Charles Becker, who is one of the cleverest forgers and counterfeiters in the world. Doe’s crime, for whirl', he is now doing time, is too well known to recall in detail. His right name is Ivan Siscoviteh. He and Fred Marker were sent up from this citv for forgeries on the Commercial Bank. Marker died some time ago, It has always been understood that Doe would ire claim ed by the authorities of England for the MURDER OK MRS. I.VDIA CHAPMAN', in London, in 1812, as soon as his term ex pired at the Ohio Pen. The story of t hat crime will he found in the following inter esting history of Becker. Becker was sen tenced to six years and six months’ impris onment on Dec. 14, 1881, for his 1,000-franc note forgery on the Bank of France, His skill as a counterfeiter brought him into close association with Charles O. Brockway Jr., E. Brockway, R. S. Bullard, Billy Ogle’ Joseph Cook, Fred Elliott, George Wilkes, Albert Wilson and other notorious forgers. When he was E laced in prison nearly six years ago e and his friends o]x'iilv boasted that he was entirely too valuable a man to be allowed to spend six yearn in enforced re timnent, and that neither the penitantiary nor any other prison in the country was strong enough to hold him. Before he was a year in the prison he planned a skillful scheme to oscajic by having duplicate keys of his cell and of the doors of the corridors in which he was locked up made. Warden Green discovered the plot a few days before it was to be put into execution, and Becker since then has been a very obedient prisoner. HIS ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE reduced the commutation to which he would otherwise have been entitled by nearly a year. He lias worked almost con tinuously in the shoe shop, but the manner in which he has made tip Warden Green’s annual statistical reports show t hat his pen manship is still perfect, and that his fingers have not lost that delicacy of touch which made him famous among his counterfeiting associates. He is not yet 40 years old, and he looks as stout, fresh and rosy ns he did before his long sojourn on Crow ' Hill. He is 5 feet 6 inches tall, has iron-gray hair, hazel eves and a light complexion. Becker came with his parents to this country from Germany when he was a lad, and learned the en graver’s trade. His expertness attracted the attention of George Eugler, George Wilkes, and other celebrated forgers, and be soon became their valuable ally. His connection with the ROBBERY OF THE THIRD NATIONAL BANK OF BALTIMORE, in August. 1873, brought him into notoriety, and, finding that the detectives were on his track, he fled to Europe with Joe Elliott, and united with Joe Chapman. Ivan Sisco vitch and others to flood Turkey with forged drafts. They were all arrested, and each wns sentenced to three years ami six months’ imprisonment in Smyrna. They were transferred to a more secure prison in Constantinople, from which Becker, Elliott and Siscoviteh made their escape, leaving Joe Chapman behind them. Becker and his two companions fled to Loudon and lived for a while at, Mrs. Chapman’s house. One morning Mrs. Chapman, who knew their secrets and who was supposed to be incensed against them for leaving her husband be hind in Turkey, was found dead, with ali her money anu je welrv missin g. Siscoviteh, who was suspected of murdering her, fled to America. Becker and Elliott soon fol lowed, arriving in New York in July, 1856. Becker, Joe Elliott and Clement Herring were arrested in this city on April 10, 1877, for the $64,000 forgery on the Union Trust Company, and Becker saved himself by turning State's evidence. Becker was again arrested in January, 1881, on suspicion of heing engaged with George Wakes and others, then under arrest in Italy, in a gigantic scheme to forge mercantile paper in Europe. The effort to have Becker ex tradited failed and he was soon released. BECKER’S NEXT EXPLOIT was the forging of the 1,000 franc note on the Bank ot France. He and Nathan Marks, a constable, who was soon released, were ar rested on Sept. 16, 1881, in a pretty little cot tage in East New York, wnere Becker hud established a complete counterfeiting estab lishment. His work on the 1,000 franc note was almost complete, and in a few weeks a very perfect counterfeit Bank of France note would have been in circulation. The President of the Bank came over to testify at the trial, and he pronounced Becker’s engraving even more perf t Hum the origi nal. A singular incident in the case is that the genuine 1,000 franc note, from which Becker made the forgery, disappeared from the safe in the District Attorney’s office soon after the trial, and It has never been discov ered. Gen. Gatlin was District Attorney at the time, and Becker threatens to sue for the note when he rogains his liberty. Becker married a pretty East New York girl soon after his return from Europe, and he suspects that one of her relatives in formed on him and was well paid by the Bank of France. His wife, to whom he is much attached, lias visited him regularly since his imprisonment. Becker thus relates the particulars of BIS ESCAP" FROM THE PRISON IN CONSTAN TINOPLE, which he describes as a prison of the old fashioned sort, with walls four feet in thickness, solid cell doors and cast-steel grate bars an inch and u half square: ‘■The cell doors locked with top and bot tom bolts, and, though each hurt its key. there was a general key that fittert all oi them. A key like that was useful, and it was by mere accident that we got one. It happened one day that tho prison Marshal came rushing in to have a prisoner sign wtne lepers, and ho rushed out again, leav ing his key sticking in tho key-hole. It wasn’t vcry'long before we had an impres sion of it, anu it was back in the locks rgsiD. After getting the shape of the key, we hart Mrs. Siscoviteh bring us two blank Wys, samo littla flies, some Turkish caps, and thru* lanterns. Chapman. Elliott anu I wore in one cell, and Siscoviteh was in with H*tno MiiliMK around tho corner of the corridor. I waa tho last mnu to bo locked up at liight; so, when we were ail ready aud had put enough rope where it was wanted, I slipped around ntul unlocked the door of Blxeontoh’s apartment, mid then went back to be looked up. About midnight, when the guards were snoring, Siscoviteh gets out and unlocks our door. Chapman was asleep Red wo didn’t waken him, for if we Inal he'd have hollered murder and spoiled our plana l 'We broke open tho store-room, got our clothes, and tneu found our way mto the >m\i. Too prison wall was forty-two feet high, hut we boosted little Elliott up to an archway, r.nd with tho aid of a rope man aged to get to the top. As luck would have it, ho stepped on the wire of the prison bell mid set it jingling in n way that froso us stiff. Wo, however, had fooled with that bell before, and tne keeper, with whose riioin the wire communicated, if he awoke, must have concluded that it w.ut another Joke, and have gone to sleep again. WK FIXED TIIE ROPE, and down it we scrambled. Another trou ble then confronted iu>. We woke up about *SO Mohammedan dogs, and I never heard cm u hark louder. When wo hail lighted our lan terns the dogs stopjed howling. Finally, after a night’s wandering anil many narrow escapes, wo got settled down with Mrs. Sis covitoh. Soon a Greek friend appeared and kept us concealed in his house for two months. I sent Elliott to England after some money, aud when it cauie we all went to London'. }J. ~. HUoovitch was arrested and held for a w hile, but got off and joined her husband ir. Lonaon. “Elliott, and I wi nt to board with Joe Chapman's wife. She did not feel angry that we had leit her husband behind for she knew that, he had no courage, and wonld give us away to earn the commutation. Siscoviteh and his wife came to board with Mrs. Chapman. 1 left then, as I did not trust him. I whs in Paris and r.ot in Lon don, as has been said, two months after ward, when 1 heard that. Mrs. Chapman had been murdered, and I went straight to London to testify, if need be, When tho inithorities decided to drop the case Elliott and 1 came to America. I hardly know what to think about Mrs. Chapman’s death, whether she was murdered by Siscoviteh or not. He left her house shortly before her death, and I shall always think he took her jewels and money. A friend of mine met him a year or so later in the Bowery loaded down with rings and pms.” QUEER HOTEL HAULS. Things Which Going' Guests Leave Be hind Them in Ilostelries. From the Pittsburg Dispatch. “Heah am a set ob false teef from a hun d’ed an’ fo’teen,” remarked a bell boy in one of the city hotels as he deposited a small parcel on the clerk’s desk. t “One hundred fourteen,” said the clerk; ‘‘that’s the old gentleman who was called at o’clock to make a train, lie'll be sending for them in a day or two.” And the clerk dropped the masticators on his desk. “Do you gather in many such treasures?” asked a reporter. “Oh, yes. People are always forgetting something— night shirts, watches, revolvers, suits of clothes, toilet brashes—almost every thing. The articles are at once brought to the office, and a card is put on, showing the number and occupant of the room. It' the loser is a regular visitor, he gets the article when he comes around again, If not, the article is kept in the office about a month, anil then, if not claimed, is put away in a store room and kept. Almost always, if the article is of any value, we get a telegram front the owner, directing us what to do with it; but it frequently happens that they forget where it is left, and never know un less they come back and are told about it. “I received a telegram from a man one day, saying: ‘Left $lO in my room. Save till I come.’ I couldn't find any $lO, but he had left a suit of clothes in the room. These 1 kept until he showed up, about a month afterward. He had found the $lO supposed to have Ix'en lost, but had entirely forgotten where tho suit of clothes had been left.” Corkscrews and pocket flasks are fre quently left behind and rarely called for; and a conscientious clerk in one of the most prominent hostelries still preserves a little silver-clasped Bible and an empty half-pint flask with a silver top, which were left on the dresser in one of the rooms of the house occupied by a clerical-looking man with a Prince Albert coat and a white tie. Clerk A1 Kane, of the Central Hotel, tells of an amusing experience he had some time ago. A long-haired German came out of the reading-room shortly before 5 o’clock and said that he was going to leave at 6 o’clock, and they were to have him called if he didn’t come down. About 5:50 the man rushed up to the desk and said: O! has anypody leaf a pig red pocketbook mit you?” “No, I think not,” said the clerk. “Mein Gott!” was all the gentleman said, as ho ran both hands up through his long hair. Then he darted into the reading-room. In a few seconds he came back laughing and clasping the big red pocketbook in his hauds. “It was rlghd der blaca in where I left id pefore, und 1 vhasn’fe got another cent,” he said, as he opened ib and counted out $485. The pocketbook haij lain an hour on the big writing-table, in plain view from the street or corridors, and it was really a very lucky thing for the gentleman that he had found it. Pocketbooks, watches and revolvers are among the most frequent finds, owing to the custom so many people have of putting these articles under their pillows. Hotel men say that traveling man (drummers, etc.,) rarely leave anything behind. It is only those not used to travel, as a rule, that forget their belongings. Where Are Tom Paine’s Bones? From Notes and Queries. Some six or. seven years ago I was return ing from Winchester to Waterloo, when a London bookseller got into the train at Farn ham and, recognizing me us a customer of his, we entered into conversation. He told me he had been to the sale of the effects of Cobbett’s sister, who, I believe, had recently died, and among the articles he had pur chased was a trunk, which he believed to be full of Cobbett’s pamphlets, but upon un packing after purchase he found a paper parcel ut the bottom of the box containing human bones, and marked “The Bones of Tom Paine.” Having them in the train, ha said he would sell them to me at a reasona ble price if I was willing to purchase; but I declined the offer. “I cannot recollect the bookseller’s name, but the date of the sale, which could no doubt be ascertained, would fix the date at which they changed hands. What become of tho bones afterward I never knew, not feeling sufficiently interested to inquire. Georg k Bottrr.” The mortal remains of this philanthropic but calumniated individual have probably not been reinterred since they were brought to this country in 1819. A similar inquiry to that of M. A. Oxon has previously been made in Notes and Queries. Following up tho remit of that inquiry, I made a pil grimage to Guilford in 18<6 or 1877 and en deavored to trace the “bones,” As 1 was then preparing a biography of Cobbett. I suc ceeded so far as to discover a tradesman who recollected that his father jKisses-iod tho box of relics, which had come into his pos session after the sale of Cobbett’s effects in 18,85. But no information could he obtained definitely as to what had become of the box or its contents, arid I had no subsequent op portunity of following up my researches on the spot. I may add to this memorandum a record to the effect that a lock of hair from Paine's desecrated skull came into my possession some years ago, which had previously be longed to Mr. Tilly, Cobbett’s secretary. Edward Smith. A Boy’s Composition on Bones. From the Popular Educator. Bones is the framework of tho body. If I had no bones in me I should not have so much shape as I have now. If I hud no bones in me I should not have so much mo tion; and teacher would bo glad; but I like to have motion. Bones give me motion be cause they are something hard for motion to cling to. If I had no bones, my bi'ains. lungs, heart and larger bfixxl vessels would lie lying round in me and might get hurteil, but now my bones get hurteil, but not much unless it is a hard hit-. If my bone- wore burned I should be brit tle, because it would take the animal out of me. If i was soaked in acid 1 should be limber. Teacher showed as a bone that had boon soaked; 1 could bond it easily, I should rather tie soaked than burned. Homo of my bones don't grow dose to my others, snug like the branches to the trunk of a tree, and I am glad they don’t, for if they did 1 could not play leapfrog and other good games I know. The reason why they don’t grow that way is lieeausc they have joints. Joints is good things to have in bones. There are two kinds. The ball and socket joint like my shoulder is the best. Teacher showed it to me, only it was the thigh of a cow. One end was round, smooth uud whitish. That is the hall end. The other end win hollowed iu deep. That, is the socket and it oils itself, it is the only machine that oils itself. Another joint is the lunge joint, like my elbow. It swings back aud forth, and it oils itself. It never creaks like the school door. There is another joint tlmt don’t seem much liko a joint. That is the skull. It don’t have no motion. All my hones put together in their right places makaa skeleton. If l leave out any, or put wrong oint no skeleU'n. Nome animals liavo their skoloton on the outside. lam glad I ain’t thorn ani mals, for mv skeleton like it is on the chart wouldn’t look well on my outsldo. Tha Engndtno Bouquet, Atkinson's tuuv perfume. This superb distillation sweetly recalls fragrant Swiss flowers. Bright jewel* in a setting of perpotual snow. THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY, JUNE IS, 1887. BAKED BEANS. They Are Said to be a Panacea for Every Human 111. From the Chicago Netcs. The members of the Boston Commercial Club are charming gentleman They are now the guests of tho Chicago Commercial Club, and are heing shown every attention that our market affords. They are a tine looking lot, well dressed and well mannered, with just enough whiskers to bo impressive without being imposing “This is a darned likely village.” said Beth Adams last evening. “Everybody is rushin’ ’round an’ doin’ business as if his life depended on it. Should think thoy’tl git all tuckered out'fore night, but I’ll lx* darned if there ain’t just, as many folk* on tho street after nightfall as afore. AVe're stoppin’ at the Palmer tavern, and iny chamber is up so allflredhigh that I can count all your nieet in’-house steeples from the winder." Last night five or sjx of these Boston mer chants sat around the office of tho hotel and discussed matters and things. Pretty soon they got to talking about beans—this was the subject which they dwelt on with evi dent pleasure. “TV aal, sir,” said Epharim Taft, a whole sale dealer in maple sugar and flavored loz enges, “you kin talk ’bout your new-fash ioned dishes an’ high-falutin’ eatin', but when you come right down to it, there nin't no better eatin’ then a dish o’ baked pork ’n’ beans!” “That’s so, b’ gosh!” chorused the others. “The truth o’ the matter is," continued Mr. Taft, “that beans is good for everybody —’t don’t make no difference whether lie's well or sick. Why, I’ve known a thousand folks—waai, mobile not quite a thousand, but.—waal, now, just to show, take the case of Bill Holbrook—you l emember Bill, don’t ye?” “Bill Holbrook?” said Mr. Ezra Eastman; “why, of course I do! Used to live down to Brnnfield, next to the Moses Howard farm.” “That’s tho man,” resumed Mr. Taft, “Waal, Bill fell sick, kinder monad round tired for a week or two an’ then tuck to Ills bed. His folks sent for Dock Smith—ol’ Dock Smith that used to carry round a pair o’ leather saddlebags—-gosh, they don't have no seeb doctors nowadays! Waal, the dock ho comean’ he looked at Bill’s tongue and felt uv his pulse, an’ said that Bill'hacff typhus fever. Ol’ Dock Smith was a very careful, eonserv’fcive man, and he never said nothin’ unless he knowed he was right.” "Bill began to git worse, an’ he kep’ a git tin" worse ev’ry day. One tnornin’ ol’ Dork Smith sez: ‘Look a-here, Bill, I guess you’re a goner; as I Jigger it, you can’t hoi’ out till nightfall.” “Bill’s mother insisted on a oon-sul-tatjon bein’ held, so 61’ Dock Smith sent over for young Dock Brainerd. I calc’lale that next to ol’ Dock Smith, young Dock Brainerd was the smartest doctor that ever lived. Waal, pretty soon along come Dock Brainerd, an’ he an’ Dock Smith went all over Bill an’ looked at his tongue an’ felt uv his puls-' an’ told him it was a gone case an’ that he had to die. Then they went off into the spare chamber to hold their eou-sul-ta tion. “Waal, Bill-lie lay there in the front room a-pantin’ an’a-gaspin’ and a-wond’rin’ whether it wuz true. As he was thinkin’, up come the girl to git a clean tablecloth out of the clothes-press, an’ she left the door ajar as she coma In. Bill he gave a sniff an’ his eyes grew more natural like; he gath ered together all the strength he had, and he raised himself up on one elbow an’ sniffed again. # “ ‘Sary,’ says he, ‘wot’s that a cookin’?’ “ ‘Beans,’ says she, ‘beans for dinner.’ “ ‘Sary, 1 says the dyin’ man, ‘I must hav a plate nv them beans!’ ‘‘Bakes, alive, Mr. Holbrook.’ says she, ‘if you was to eat any o’ them beans it’d kill ye!’ “ ‘lf I've got to die,’ says he, ‘l’m goin’ to die happy; fetch mo a plate uv tnem beans!’ “Waal, Sary she pikes off to the doctor’s. “ ‘Look a-here,’ ays she, ‘Mr. Holbrook smelt the beans cookin’ and he say’s he’s got to have a plate uv ’em. Now, what shall I do about it?’ “ ‘Waal, doctor,’ savs Dock Smith, ’what do you think ’bout it? ! “'He’sgot to die anyhow,’ says Dock Brainerd, ‘an’l don’t suppose the Leans 'll make any diff’rcnce.’ “ ‘That’s they way I figger it,’ says Dock Smith: ‘in all my practice I never know of beans hurtin’ anybody.’ “So Sary went down to the kitchen an’ brought up a plateful of hot baked beans. Dock Smith raised Bill up in bod, and Dock Brainerd put a piiler under the small uv Bill’s back. Then Sary sat down by the bill an’ fed them beaus into Bill until Bill couldn't hold any more. ‘"How air you feeling nowi’ asked Dock Smith. “‘Bill didn’t say nuthin’; he jest smiled sort uv peaceful liko an’ closed his eyes. “ ‘The end hez come,’ said Dock Brainerd, sof’ly; ‘Bill isdyiii’.’ “Then Bill murmured kind o’ far-away like (os if he was droamin*); ‘I ain’t dyin*; I’m dead an’ in heaven!' “Next mornin’ Bill got out uv bed an’ d&ne a big day’s work on tho farm, an’ he hain’t lied a sick spell since. Them beans cured him! 1 tell you, sir, that beans is.” etc., etc. _ Testimonial From Assemblyman Ed ward A. Darragdi. State of New York, Assembly Cham ber. Albany, April 16, 1884. —Some years ago I was thrown from a wagon and frac tured two of my ribs. I was so badly hurt that I hail t.o sit up in a chair for four days and nights. The fourth day my mother placed two Allcock’s Porous Plasters over my broken ribs. The next day my suffer ings diminished and I was able to he down. I continued to improve ever}’ day. Two weeks after the accident I got up and at tended to business. I renewed tho plasters twice, and found myself almost entirely well in a month, when I sailed for England. My wife is subject to'periodic pains in tho back that give her rest neither day nor night, but iu two hours ufter applying two Allcock’s Plasters she exixjrienct s relief, and in two or three days sac is well. She also duds them effective in neuralgia and rheumatism.' Edward A. Darßaoh. PAINTS AND OILS. LLOYD & AI mis, scccKssons tp a. and. coulinS^co., The Oid Oliver Pain* and Oil House, W/TLI/keep n full line of Doors, RashAßllnds it and Builders’ Hardwares Steamboat, ami Mill Supplies, Buie, sAurr, t "ment. etc. Window Gl is.t a spcciiiltyvwMl sizes and kinds of Due! mg. A Ir.rg" lot size Mash, Doom and Blinds will be sold at a dis count. ATTHE OLD STAND, No. 5, Whitaker St., Savannah, Ga. JOHN G. BUTLER, AiniiTE LEADS, COLORS, OH-8, GLASS, W VARNISH. ETC.; HEADY MIXED TAINTS: RAILROAD, STEAMER AND MILL SUPPLIES, BASHES. DOORS, BLINDS AND BUILDERS' HARDWARE. Solo Agent for GEORGIA LIME, CALCINED BLASTER, CE MENT. HAIR ami LAND BLASTER. 6 Whitaker Street, Snvamu-''. Ot 1865. cm. Ml Ill’ll Y, 1865. House, Sign and Ornamental Painting F'XECUTED NEATLY and with dispatch. j Paint*, Oil*. Vnrnmho*. Brushes, window Glasses, etc., etc. Estimate* furnished on ap plication. CORNER CONGRESS AND DRAYTON STS., Rear of Christ Church. rpo C&UNTYOFFiCEIUS. Books and Blanks J required l,y county officer* for ibe us*' of t he courts, or for office use, supplied to order by the MORNING NEWS PRINTLSU HOUSE, 9 Wuivaker street, huvuuuoir. CHEAP ADVERTISING. one cma word. ADVERTISEMENTS, 15 I Ford* or more, in this column inserted for ONE CENT .1 WOND, Cash in Advance, each insertion, Everybody .who has any leant to supply, anything to buy or sell, any business or accommodations to secure; indeed,any uish to gratify, should advertise in this column. HELP WANTED. DALESMAN WANTED. Experienced dry Ci goods talesman anil window dresser l< r Gainesville. Fin. Liberal >.il irv to compel eat man; state references. J. A., box 12, city. \ COMPETENT SERVANT to cook and be 1 V generally useful, can find a good place with a small family, at 69 Henry street, LA' ANTED, an experienced nurse to board i * and care for sick lady. Address at once J. E. BERCURI6. care this office. TIT ANTED, an elderly woman or white girl to 11 do work of a small family. Howard, third door south of Gaston street. WANTED, a carpenter to put up a carriage * ? elevator. Apply to D. O'CONNOR'S WORK SHOPS. ' \\T ANTED, five good salesmen to sell "SIM ’ t KIN'S" Pure lee Cream in blocks: can make good wages. Apply River street lane, foot of Jefferson street. YVANTED, live and energetic agents In Geor * * gia, South Carolina. Florida an I Alabama to sell the World Type Writer, pilue $10; anew, praeticalaud fast selling machine; docs tlie work of type writers emting ten times its price. Address Johnston, DUNLAP* Cos., 2 Kim ball Ilause, Wall street, Atlanta. Ga. ANTKD, ten good bricklayers; good wages t i to good men; rmne others need apply. P. J. FALLON 22 Drayton street. EM PLOY MK Vi WANTED. I EXPERIENCED accountant, with best city j references, wants a position with a good commission or mercantile house. Address ACCOUNTANT, care News office. M 1X ELLAN HOI'S WANTS. X\ r -ANTED for the summer months, a horse v A for his board, to L 1 used for fight buggy, hy responsible party. Rest reference given. Address HORSE, this office. HOUSES AND STORKS FOR KENT. IrtOß RENT. 160 liberty street, partially fur -1 nished, without additional charge: the entire residence except one floor already occu pied; possession immediate. Apply on premises from 8 to i and 8 tb <i p. st. IffiOß RENT, seven-room house. Apply to WM. BOUHAN, Huntingdon and Mercer streets. IPOR RF.NT, six-room house on Harris street, near Montgomery. Apply 160 < ingreaaat. JT'OR RENT, brick residence on Bolton street, ' bet wren Barnard and Jefferson; possession given immediately. Apply to WILLIAM P. BAXLEY, at Gazan's cigar store, Bull and Broughton streets, lAOR RENT, two brick dwellings, recently 1 repaired, with water anil bath room; situated on Gaston street, south side, direct!}' west of Barnard street. Apply to DANIEL I{. KEN NEDY, IT4 Bay street. I NOR RENT, 140 Hull, on northwest corner of Whitaker. Apply to Dn. PURSE, 140 Liberty street, FOR SALE. V'EIDUNGF.R & RABUN are still selling Sara is toga Trunks. Satchels and Buggy Harness very cheap. Garden Hose at Bc. per foot. C'OR BALE very, cheap, elegant six-light 1’ chandelier. Call at GAZAN’S, Bull and Broughton. IP LAOS of all kinds and nations made on short notice at No. 50 Bryan street, Savannah, Ga. IRONIES FOB CHILDREN; safe for small J children to ride, at COX'S STABLE. IdOR SALE OR LEASE, the Phenix Hotel, . Palatka, Florida. Has 55 sleeping rooms, elegant parlors, diuiug room. etc. Completely furnished; lighted with gas. Sanitation perfect. Terms easy. Apply to S. J. KEXNERLY, l'a latka, Florida. __ TPOR SALE, one share Workman's and 1 Trader's Loan Stock. Address STOCK, this office J'rtOß SALE, Laths, Shingles, Flooring. Ceiling, Weatherboarding and Framing Lumber. Office and yard Taylor and East Broad streets. Telephone No 211 REPPARD <fc CO. TJROKE TEXAS HORSES.-Gentle Horses for 1> sate at lilt. COX’S STABLES. J7OB SALE. ROSEDEW Lots, 60 feet on I Front street along the river and 500 feet deep, at $125, payable $25 cash and sl2 50 every six months,with interest. FIVE-ACRE I/its iu the TOWN OF ROSEDEW, with river privileges, at SIOO, payable S2O cashand $5 every three months, With interest. Apply to Du. FALLIGANT, 101 South Broad street, 9 to 16 *. m. daily. IPOII SAI.E, Old Newspapers, just the thing for wrappers, only 15 emits a hundred, 200 for 25 cents, at the business office. HUMMER RESORTS. COLORADO. Ocean Beach, N. .1. Now open. Has one thousand feet piazza; within fifty yards of ocean. Boating, Lathing and Ashing (It. M. C. BTEWARDBON. NEW YORK CITY. N. Y„ nicely furnished rooms with board: central location: one block off Broadway. M. A. BEVAN, 108 East Twenty-third street. H’EALIN<*PKLNGS, Both county, Vn_ Km. H. C \ IreKR EUBANK. Bend for descrip tive pamphlet. FMRST CLASS Board aud Lodging at ELM WOOD HALL. Saratoga Springs; $7 to Sl2 per week; location excellent. PHOTOGRAPHY. c phteTALNoTiri; PHOTOGRAPHY Price* C reduced petite* $1 50, Cards $2, Cabinet $3 per dozen, aud larger work iu the same pro portion. * J. N. WILSON, 21 Bull street. MISCELLANEOUS. N O drink has equaled the celebrated Egg Phosphate at IiEIDT'S. It is delicious! refreshing! exhilarating! invigorating! I \<>N"T FAIL to go to NEI DLINGEIt A KA -1 ' BUN'S for bargains m Trunks, Satchels, Harness and Garden Hose. IJRK'KLY Heat and Chafing Powder, “Bora cine.” a superior toilet uud nursery powder. Kept by all druggists. ARTIES excavating uud wishing a deposit for their surplus soil ran duuipsainc on m.v lot, southeast corner Bolton and Abercorn etreeta v J, USDSAV | ).vt KING MATE! IALB. Burin , Excel* u I and Twine for sale cheap hy A. J. MILLER A CO. / ' F\'TB bring in your winter suits ntid hue I I them cleaned before parking away, to pre vent moths SAVANNAH BTEAM DYE WORKS, 184 State street. I ACE CURTAINS cleaned at Savannah Steam j Dye Works. 131 State street. nON'T fall to call and see our Children's ('.ar riages. Our goods are bought direct from factories anil It enables us to sell them lower than you can buy ut any public sale. We also carry it complete line or house furnishing goods at NATHAN BROS . 181 Congress si reel. lS Savannah Fire £ Marine S£ Gfl. CAPITAL $200,000. OFFICE 93 BAY STREET. WM. GARRARD. LEWIB KAYTON, President. Vie# President. W. H. DANIEL. Secretary. DIKECTORB. JNO. L. HAMMOND, HERMAN MYERfI. GEORGE J. BALDWIN, SAMUEL MKINHARD, J. H. EMTII.L, L. KAYTON. WM. GARRARD, (. G- HAAS, W H. DANIEL, ANDREW HANLEY, J. B. DUCKWORTH, DAVID WELLS, U. R woods: Sotx. -On July Ist Che office of the company will be at 97 Bay street, tho building now occu lted 09 the dotted ixcttaftge. Lt T t*T>EX <fc HATES S. M. H. .... rj ■ c iWlli THE HOUSE THAT Big House, Ain't It? ! VNP within its walls you will find an army of dorks, who, 1101 withstanding the hot weather, aiv pushed to their utmost to keep up with the orders flowing in upon us from Maine to Mexico. Yea! It seems that the hotter thfl weather the greater the stream of orders. Hence we are BIZZY AZ BEZE! Still \vp. like tho much abused conductor, can make mom for on more, and if you want a PIANO or ORGAN wr'il crowd your order in rather than disappoint. Now is your tiou* tr> make a purchase ami tuivo BIG MUZICK oil summer long, fiive tie n call and we'll astonish you li.i.i crniitH heretofore unheard of, almost, endless time and minute installments to help you out in making a purchase, while our line embraces the (‘HICKERING, MASON A HAMLIN, MATHUSHEK. KENT and AKIO.V I*IANOS. MASON A HAMI.IN. PACKARD OR CHESTRAL and BAY STATE ORGANS. DROP AROUND AND SEE US. hidden & Bates Music House, Savannah, fin. GROUND BENTS. ARREARS Mr 6iiDli!. fiTY Treasurer's Office, I Savannah, Ha.. .June Ist, IRS', f r PHF. following lots are In arrears to the city 1 for ground rents, of which lrs.a esore hereby notified. CHAS. S. HARDEE, City Treasurer. DROWN WARD. Lot No. 18, 2 qrs.: east one-half lot No. 41, 2 qrs.; lot No. 50, 4 qrs. CALHOUN WARD. Lot No. 0, 8 qrs.; lot No. 21, 2 qrs.; lot No. 23, 2 qrs. CHARLTON WARD. Lot No. 1 2 qrs.: lot No. 18. 3 qrs.; northwest one-eighth lot 23, 2 qrs.; northwest one quarter let 24, 2qrs.; north one half lot No. 83. 2 qrs.; lot No. 2, 2 qrs.; south ono-half lot No. 14, 21 qrs.: lot No. 10. 2qrs,:south one-half lot No. 23, 24 qrs.; lot No. 32, 2 qrs.; lot No. 36, 4 qrs. CHATHAM WARD. East one-third lot No, 12, 2qrs.; lot No. 17, 0 qrs.; east, one third lot No. 23, 3 qrs.; lot No. 32, 2 qrs.; one-third lot No. 87, 2 qw.; west one half lot No. 13, 2 qrs.; lot No. 21, 2 qrs,; west one half lot No. 23, 2 qrs.; two-sixths lot No. 33, 2 qrs. COLUMBIA WARD. Lot No. 10. 1 qrs.; south one-iialf lot No. 22. 2 qrs.; lot No. 3U, 2 qrs.; east part lot No. 30, 2 qrs. CRAWFORD WARD. 'Vest one-half lot 3. 2 qrs.; north one-half lot No. 21, 2qrs.; lot No. 33,2 qrs.; lot No. 85, 2 qrs.; lot No. 0, 11 qrs.: lot No. 23. 2 qrs.; lot No. 81, 2 qrs.; east one half lot No. 71, 2 qrs. CRAWFORD WARD, EAST. One-half southwest part lot No. 1, 2 qrs.; por tion lot No. 15, 10 qrs. ELBERT WARD. Lot, No. 8, 2 qrs.; lot No. 27, 2 qrs.; lot No, 7, 20 qrs.; lot No. 10, 2 qrs.; east two-thirds lot No. 84, 2 qrs. FORSYTH WARD. Lot No. 1. 2 qrs.; lot No. IS. 2 qrs.; south one half lot No. 17, 2 qrs; lot No. 21, 2 qrs.; lot No. 2, 2 qrs.; north one-half jot 17, 2 qrs.; lot No. 20, 2 qrs.; lot No. 58, 2 qrs. FRANKLIN WARD. Lot No. 25, 2 qrs.; west one-half lot No. 39, 4 qrs. NEW FRANKLIN WARD. East one-half lob No. 1,2 qrs.; lot No. 8. 2 qrs.; lot No. 17. 2 nrs,; north part lot No. 7,2 qrs.; lot west one-halt No. 14, 2 qrs. ORKENK WARD. Lot No. 4, 2 qrs.; lot No, 20. 2 qrs.; lot No. 30, 2 nrs.; three-fourths lot No. 18, 2 qrs.; west one half lot No. 18, 2 qrs : north one-half lot No. 22, 2 qrs,; south one-half lot No. 40, 2 qrs. JACKSON WARD. Went one-half lot No, 7, 2 qrs.; north one-half lot No. 24, 2 qrs,; lot No. 36, 0 qrs,; east one half lot No. 41, 2 qrs.; west one-half lot No. 40,2qr.j lot No. 46, 8 qnf. . JAHPKIt WARD. Lot No. 40,3 qrs.; lot No. 47, 2 qrs. LLOYD WARD. West or,o third lot No. 41, 3 qrs.; east one-half lot No. 02, 31 qrs.; lot No. 52, 2 qrs.; north part lot No. SS, 4 qrs. I-AfAVETTf: WARD. Last one-half lot No. 1, 2 qrs.; west one-half lot No. 4:1. 2 qrs.; cart two thirds lot No. 10, 2 qrs.; lot No. 14, 0 qrs. LIBERTY WARD Lot No. 1, 2 qrs.; lot No. 8, 2 qrs.: lot No. 10, 2 qrs.: lot No. 12, 2 qrs ; east one-balf lot No. 2(1. 2 qrs.; lot No 4, 2 qrs.; lot No. 9. 2 qrs.; lot No. 11, 2 qrs.; southeast purt lot No. 24, 2 qrs. MONTEREY WARD. East one-balf lot No. 2, 2 qrs.; lot No. 4,2 qrs.: west otic tilth lot 11 and cast one-fifth lot 12, 2 qrs. PI'LAHKI WARD. Lot No. 5, 2 qrs.; lot No. 9, 2 qrs.; lot No. 6, 2 qrs. TROOP WARD. Northeast part lot No. t>. 2 tfhs.; west part, lot ‘Si, 4qrs.: southeast part lot No. 5, 2 qrs.; lot No. 17, 2 qrs.: we:-.t ono half lot No. 14, 19 qrs. WARREN WARD. 1 sit No. 2, 2 qrs.; Mat ono-half lot No. 15, 2 qrs.; lot No. 8, 2 qrs. WASHINGTON WARD. Pouthone-half lot No. 1, 2qrs.;west one-half lot No. 7. 2 qrs . lot No. 8. 2 qrs.; northwest one fourth lot No. 19, <1 qrs : west one half lot No 85, 2 qrs.; lot No. f>. 2 qrs.; south two third* lot No. ". vqr.: east part lot No. 18, 2 qrs.; we-t oue half lot No. ;jd, 2 qrs.; east one-balf lot No. 3j, 2 qrs. WESLICY WARD. Middle one third lot Noil, 2qrs.; lot No. 15, 8 qrs.; west one half lot No. 5, 2 qrs. KPItINOFIEt.n WARD. Lot No !, 2 qrs.; lot No. 3. 2 qrs.; lot No. .1, 2 qrs.; lot No, 2 qrs.; lot No. ill, 2 qrs.; lot No. 44, 2 qrs.; lot No. 4 qrs ; lot No 2,3 qrs.; lot No. 1. 2 qrs., lot No. 8, 2 qrs.; lot. No. 34, 3 qrs ; lot No. 42. 2 qrs.: lot No. 49, 2 qrs.; lot No. 58, 4 qrs. All persons having intrrost, in the above lots are hereby notified tliut if the amounts notv due nre not paid to the City Treasurer on or liefore the 21st Umlaut, 1 will on t(ie morning of the 28d inst. proceed to re enter according to law. ROBERT J. WA DK, City Marshal. " Cargo Eastern Hay! WESTERN HAY. 2f).n00 husbcU CHOICE MILLING WHITE COltN'. S,iXM bushel* MIXED CORN'. |,01H4 bushels HEAVY MIXED OATS. 100,nOOpounds WHEAT HHAN. 100.000 FRESH CORN EYES. 1,000 bushel* COW PEAK. CLAY', speckled, white and mixed. Grits, Meal, Lemons, Oranges and Vegetables, i STOCK FEED, ETC., ETC. C&l) for priest oo c-arknwis. T. P. BOND & CO., XO& liu-v Street. ___ AITTION SAI.ES TO-DAY. BOOKS! BOOKS! By J. IffcLAUGHUN & SON, THIS DAY AT 11 O'CLOCK. Several Hundred Volumes Standard Worts. THE BOTIN LIBRARY. BANCROFTS l’. S. RABELAIS. LIFE (iK ROE, c‘i 'MISERS' LITERATURE. D I'O'CS WORKS. HtyufNCY'S WORKS. 11l NitY'S EXI'OsmON. Paul dekock’s works. MAOAULY'S ESSAYS. CARLYLE'S ESSAYS. FESI US. Theatrical Works; SCARON, MOLIERE, BOISSY, VOLTAIRE, BARTHE. ROUSSEAU, La FONTAINE, BARON VANCOURT, Etc. 20 years BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZINE, ED INRL'RO REVIEW. Etc.. Err, Etc M IT AUCTION. Daniel R. Kennedy, Auctioneer. THIS DAY, at 11 o'clock, at Duckworth's Warehouse, opposite Planters’ Rice Mill, 82 bales NORTHERN HAY. Sold for the benefit of all concerned, and in lots to suit. AUCTION SBYI.ES FUTURE DAYS. Unclaimed Freight. Central Railroad and Banking Cos., of Oa., { Savannah, 'Juno 18,1887. f Daniel R. Kennedy, Auctioneer. r J’'HE following unclaimed freight will he sold 1 at public outcry at the Down Freight Ware house of this company on MONDAY. JULY 18th at 11 o'clock, for the benefit of whom it may concern, and to pay chargee thereon. E. A. JONES, O. A. WHITEHEAD, D. F. Agent. G. F. and P. Agent. 1. CL W Parish. 2 Sugar Mill Rollers. 2. W F. Na* worthy, I box H. Ware. 3. B 11. Rice, 1 box Mdse. 4. G. W. Parish, 1 Sugar Mill. 5. P .1 Crosby, 1 l>ox P Matter. 6. J Barnes, i Valise. 7. Ohlauder Bros., 24 bdls, Cots and 1 bale Moss. 8. J. E. Wooten, 1 Iron Safe. 9. II C. Imboli. 1 Valise. 10. W. K. Moore, 1 box Cheese. 11. f). W Parish, 1 Mill. 12. M. K. Moore, 2 boxes Soda. 18. F. W. Harman, 26 pkgs Chair Stuff and 1 pkg Moss. 14. M. K. Moore. 1 box Soda 15. Order, 1 crate D. W. Machine. 16. A. L. llradwell, 1 pkge (2 boxes;, IT Mrs. F. Henry, 1 Box 18. M. K. Moore, I box Soda.. 19. L. C. Keeler, I Plow and 6R. R. Soopa 20. J. N. Platt, 1 piece IMpe. 21. J. Newton, 4 Gravestones and 1 box H. Ware. 22. J. C. Martin, 1 box Seeds. 23. M. K. Moore, J.jj box Soda. 24. 0., 1 Box. 25. F. W. W., 2 bbis Grits, 1 bbl Vinegar and 1 sack Cotton Seed. 24. No mark, 1 Tub, 1 Box and Contents. 27. No murk. 1 Box. 28. No mark, 1 hhl Rosin Chips. 20. W. & (!., 1 Cultivator. 30. No mark, 1 lot Jugs, Buckets and Traps. 31. No mark. 2 Pots. 32. YV. C. 1 Wheelbarrow. S3. No mark, 1 pkge Buckets and Baskets. 81. W. W. Randall. I box A. Matter. 83. No mark, 1 Wasflstand anil Chair. 86. No mark, 11 bars Iron and Steel. 37. Ohlauder Bros., 1 bbl Lamps, 38 No mark, 1 pkge Brooms and 1 pkge Buckets. 30. No mark, 1 dozen R. Traps. 40. No murk, 3 pieces Plows, 2 bales Slats, 1 pkge Sash. 41. G. E., 1 crate Empty Bottles. 42. No mark. 2Empty Cans and 2Kegs. 43. F. A. J . !qj bbl Vinegar. 41. No mark, 1 box Bedding. 45. W., 1 box Hooks, No. 46, 1 sack Cotton Seed. —ALSO™ Various articles left on passenger trains and not called for consisting of Overcoats, Umbrel las. Parasols, Cloaks, Hats, Dusters, Walking Canes, Gold Eye Glasses, Watch Charms, Milk Caps. Clothing, Waterproofs, Physician's Case of Instruments, Night Shirts, Valises, Shoes, Pocket Knives, Rubber Coats, Shawls, Veils, etc., etc. Also, Silver Plated Cups, Waiter, Plates, etc., etc. L.&B.S.M.H. BUILT. LEGAL SALES. ’ CITY MARSHAL'S SALE." City Marshal’s Omni, l Savannah, June 7, 1887. f f TNDF.R AND BY VIRTUE of a special tax V i execution placed In my bends by C, 8. H ARDEE, City Treasurer, I nave levied on, and will sell in accordance with law. on the FIRST TUESDAY IN JULY, 1887, between the le'/ul hours of sale, before the Court House door, in the city of Savannah, Chathuui county, Geor gia. Hie following property, to-wit: (me Fool Table, Cues and Halls, levied on as the property of J. L. MURPHY, Purchasers paying for titles. ROBERT J. WADE, City Marshal. ■ 1 ■■'■.ii... . - DRY goods. New Goods By Steamer Chattahoochee, NEW LAWNS, NEW ORGANDIES, NEW CRINKLE SEERSUCKERS, \ COMPLETE LINE of Children'* and Gouts' Bummer Undershirts. A full assortment of Empire Htate Shirts, size from 18 to 17RJ. Boys' Shuts, from 18 to 18^. I/idies' and Children s Lisle Thread Hose, In black and colored. Gents' Lisle thread and Balbrlggan Half Hose in plain and fancy coloiw. Gents Collars and Cuffa, with a complete line of Black ami Second Mourning Goods, compris ing everything new and desirable. GERMAINE’S, Next Fnt'hcr's. PRINTER AVI) BOOKBINDER. 1834-FIFTY-THREE YEARS-1887. At the nuftlneNit, and up with the Nlumlc all tlie Time. GKO. N. NICHKfKS, PRINTING, BINDING AKD— BLANK BOOKS. Hvcrythlng complete for the Rest Work. No aloucliy work, men, No poor work, LADIES I DO your own Dyeing, at home, with PEER LESS DYES. They will dye everyt. eg. They ore sold everj'wbere. Price 10c. a package -40color*. They have no equal for strength, brightness, amount in jackaies. or for fastness of color, or non-fading qualities. They do not crock or smut. For sale by B. F. Ulmer. M. IX. Pharmacist, corner Broughton and Houston streets; p. H Rmid, Druggist, and Ai>otho rary, corner Jones and Abercorn streets; Edward J. KtErr*R Druggist, vomer West Broad and tRw art si touts. C . H. nORSETT’S COLUMN. TWO NEW RESIDENCES FOR SALE! I have for sale the two new two-story residences just being completed, situated near the White Bluff Toll Gate. These houses con tain four bedrooms, parlor, dining-room, and kitchen and have a large yard. They are well built and finished, and are being offered very low. The location is very desirable and is im proving rapidly. gooiTlots J^JSTJD CHE A.P- I have some very good lots left in the sub-division of that high and well located land, on the corner of West Broad and Gwin nett streets. Terms: One third cash, one-third in one year and one-third in two years, with interest at> seven percent, per annum. C. H. Dorsett, REAL ESTATE DEALER. A Large House and Splendid Locality. C. H. DORSETT, Auctioneer. I have for sale a moat desirably located rest flence on Taylor street (No. 110), between Dray ton and Bull street. The house contains seven bedrooms, parlors, dining room, closets, pantry, hath room and water closet, water on each floor, and a two-story outbuilding, with stable and servants’ rooms. The neighborhood and sur roundings are good enough for the most critical. --ALSO-- A half lot, with two-story outbuilding In the rear This is a good location, and a fine build, iug site. —ALSO- Two well-built one-story houses in Yamarraw, now rented to good tenauts who pay ill 50 per month in advance. —ALSO— A few first-Mass residences on popular street*. —ALSO™ A good stand for business. Lot No. 1 Crawford ward, east, corner of East Broad and Wheaton streets. The Improvements consists of two. story and a half house, containing store and three rooms down stairs, and four rooms be sides garret un-stairs. This is on a good thor oughfare, and lias proven an excellent stand for business. WAREHOUSE PROPERTY. A fine piece of property, 150x280, with large storage capacity, on the line of the River street railroad and east of the canal. Coininbsioners’ Sale for Partition. G. 0. DORSETT, Auctioneer. * Under and by virtue of an order granted by the Honorable Superior Court of Chut ham county, in the case or B.VRAH A. WALTON versus HETTY E WHALEY and the MERCHANTS AND MECHANICS' LOAN ASSOCIATION, petitition for partition, we will sell, before the Court Honan door In Savannah, during the legal hours of sale, on TUESDAY, JULY X 1887, All of that certain portion of land and the tenement* then-on, known ae sub-division* Noe. 1 and 2of lot Number 18 Trustees Garden, hav ing a front on Reynolds street of seventy seven feet and six inches, with a depth of elghty-two feet for sub-division No, 1, and of sixty-five loj* for No. 4 Terms caah. C. H. DORSETT. J.L WHATLEY, ti. H. McLAWS, 3