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A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE
ESCAPING DEATH ONLY TO DIE OF
The Hunt of Mr. Charles Peters, and
the Result—Further Travels of Bishop
Taylor’s Party of Missionaries—Sad
Ordeals, But Unfaltering Courage.
The Balimore American has the following
letter from St. Paul De Loando, Angola,
Africa: Bishop Taylor ->nd Messrs. Teter
and Burr arrived at Leopoldville, at the
southwestern corner of Stanley Pool, with
out meeting delay or serious accident after
leaving Lukunga. Leopoldville is a small
settlement, planted by Stanley and named
by him for his patron, the King of Belgium.
Borne English Baptist missionaries are
located there, among them being the Rev.
George Grenfel, who has become famous for
bis extended explorations in the Congo
basin. Mr. Grenfel has charge of a small
steamer, and, after waiting a few days
at Leopoldville, the Bishop was
taken on board and carried np
the Pool twenty miles to Kimpoko. This
was formerly the government station, and
the missionaries were installed in the build
ing left vacant by the ollieials. It is a healthy
locality, commanding a magnificent view
of the Pool, neighboring lulls and distant
mountains. Pending the arrival of his
Other missionaries, the Bishop and his com
panions did the same kind of work at Kim
poko that he had done elsewhere. They
repaired their house, tore up the ground
with long steel hoes, planted various kinds
of vegetables, and established a school with
out waiting to get settled. But more than
this, and more than he had done before, was
the construction of a canal, which the
Bishop usually refers to as a “ditch.” Not
far from the house occupied by him at the
Pool is a small river "that comes
down from the mountains and empties into
the pool. It is thirty feet wide where it
passes through the mission farm. The soil
of the farm is not so rich as in other places
where the Bishop had planted stations, and
it was clear to him as a practical farmer,
that irrigat ion would more than double its
value. So he and his companions dug a
“ditch,” by which water from the river is
carried all over their banana orchard, plan
tation field, and the rest of the arable land.
The channel thus made had to be cut eight
inches deep in the shallowest portions, and
upwards of six feet in the deepest. Its total
length is 4,330 feet, and the Bishop pro
poses that this year it be enlarged and
lengthened so as to make part of it into a
mill race with a fall of twenty feet. It
need hardly be said that
NOTHING LIKE BISHOP TAYLOR
has been seen before this in Central Africa.
Day after day the Bishop waited and worked
on, looking for his friends, whom he ex
pected to arrive within two weeks after him.
A month passed by, when one of the mis
sionaries was seen tramping wearily about
the Kimpoko fields with a native guide. The
Bishop ran up to him and found that he was
Lyman B. W alker. He had come thus far
w'ith Mr. Grant Cameron, and the others
were somewhere en route, with the excep
tion of 0119 who hail died on the way.
They had the utmost difficulty in
traversing the route, followed by the
Bishop, meeting with numerous adven
tures, delays and accidents. Caravans
bad been attacked by robbers; the carriers
bad deserted them; some of the people had
fallen sick, and things went diseouragingly
generally. Cameron had remained by the
dock at Kimpoko landing, while Walker set
off through the fields to find the Bishop. The
Bishop, however, cheered up his footsore
comrades, set them to work with his long
hoes, impressed them into ditch digging, and
together they entered upon another season
of waiting. A month and a half more
passed, apd the time was full of perplexities
and trouble for tbe Bishop. He could get
no word whatever of his absent colleagues.
He could not construct his schooner, be
cause the materials were still on the way.
And, worst of all, he learned from Mr. Greh
fel and others familiar with the Kassai and
its tributaries, that the rivers, though
nttvigabie, were altogether too crooked
to make sailing practicable. Nothing
ing would do but a steamboat. There were
only two little steamers on the Upper Congo—
one Grenfel’s boat, the “Peace"—and no way
of using them, for love or money, as the
bishop had learned in Belgium, when he
vainly endeavored to gain from the govern
ment a passage on his boat for one man
only. The bishop was sadly troubled, and
most men in his situation would have been
inclined to give up the Kassai scheme. But
not Bishop Taylor. If a steamboat were
necessary, why, nothing simpler, he would
get a steamboat. Simple enough solution of
the problem. A steamboat such as he need
ed would cost only $30,000 to build in Eng
land and transport in sections to the Pool.
Twenty thousand dollars and a year’s time,
Well, the bishop
DETERMINED TO GET IT.
But he must wait until he had settled his
people in comparative comfort and safety
before he could leave them, and meantime
several of them seemed to be lost. They
came at last, and while waiting for them
the Bishop hail, and accepted, an opportun
ity to display another side of nis varied and
energetic character. A famine set in at the
other end of the Pool. No cassava was to
be had. Cassava is, like wheat, the staple
article of food. The government employes
at Leopoldville could not be fed, the nearest
market for supplies being BSma, hundreds
of miles distant overland journey. Accord
ingly, most of them had been discharged,
the force being cut down from sev
eral hundred to less than fifty. The
Baptists were removing from Ixx>-
pbldville, which is exceedingly unhealthy,
to Kinshassa, a town on higher ground a
few miles further east. Mr. Grenfel had
two or three hundred nntivos in his employ,
building dock,# and houses, and ho found
himself unublo to supply them with food.
Bo he sent up to Kimpoko for “quangos” of
cassava. A “quanga” is a five-pouiul loaf of
cassava bread. The famine did not affect
the Kimpoko region, and cassava could be
procured in great quantities. Moreover, it
was the center to which interior traders
brought their produce for sale, and it was
from them that Mr, Grenfel exjiected to
obtain his supplies; but, the Bishop called
one or two of his associates from the field,
and set thorn up in the business
of procuring quanga from the
native makers, to compete with the traders
of the interior. He was able, by the saving
of freightage, to sell it to the Baptists at a
low price, anil consequently had substan
tially a monopoly of the business. The
“Peace” came up regularly for loads of the
Bishop’s cassava bread, and the business
flourished. One by ouo the other mission
aries appeared, aiid the Bishop at last lolt
them to go down to the coast, again, and to
England, for the purpose of getting u steam
boat. He traveled with only a native guide
for a companion. The 335 miles from
Leopoldville to the head of navigation of
the Congo he made
IN TWELVE DAYS.
This is six days better than it was ever
done by a white man before, and Bishop
Taylor is 01} yoars old. When the Bishop
hail started from Matadi for Stanley Pool
With Messrs. Burr and Teter, the people
loft behind occupied themselves mainly in
get ting acclimated. Hardly one of them es
caped a touch of the African fever, as the re
mit of some indiscretion in the way of over;
exertion. The temptation to find out some
thing about, the new and straago land they
had come to was irresistible for most of
them. They cither took walks among the
bills and along the river banks, or
explored the town studying the habits
9f the natives, or wont hunting.
Among those who took up the latter
form of recreation and study was Mr.
iharles Peters. Early in the morning of
fe sixth day after the Bishop’s departure
• set out with his gun for the hills to the
utheast of the village. Up to that time he
M comparatively cool and the air bracing,
e progressed at a rapid pace until he was
veral miles away from oamp. He saw
loy nnirpefr of various Kinds, but foreboro
to shoot for the mere sake of killing. He
wanted to find a hare or a rabbit or two to
ta-mg home for the cook to serve at dinner.
He had inquired of the natives about the
“Voting grounds ami tho possibilities of
different kinds of game in the neighbor
hood. They had told him that gazelles and
antelopes were plentiful on the southern
lulls, and when he found himself at the base
of the ridge, he made up ins mind to have
that kind of game or none. Accordingly,
with that in view, he began the ascent
of the hills. They would be called moun
tains in almost any other part of the world,
for many of the peaks tower to a height of
J,OOO to 5,000 feet above the sea level. The
hill that Peters chose to climb was one of
the rockiest and most precipitous. It took
him upward of two hours to arrive at the
summit. By the time he was half way up,
he had forgotten his desire for game in the
exhilirating work of mountain climbing.
The view expanded before him, and in- (
creased his desire to see it all. The summit
reached, he spent a half hour or more rest
ing and enjoying the prospect. The chain
of hills continued far to the south, with
many peaks higher than that on which he
stood, but the view to the northwest was
uninterrupted for a long distance.
Alter a while his thoughts returned to
the object of his hunt, and he began to
think of game again. He made up his mind
to descend the ridge to the north, and thus
give variety to his return home. He had
gome but a short distance from the summit
when he saw an animal bounding along
over the rocks, a quarter of a mile below.
He said, when he told about his hunt that
evening, that he believed the animal to be
and he made for it without delay. It was
going in an easterly direction, and Peters,
accordingly, changed his course, in order to
get ahead of it, if possible. He scrambled
down the pathless rooks as fast as ho could
go, until he saw that the antelope had come
to a standstill. It stood face away from
him, perfectly still. It was yet so far dis
tant that Peters did not venture a
shot, and he crept cautiously down
towards it. He had come within two
hundred and fifty yards when the ante
lope turned slowly about and faced him.
There was neither rock nor thicket near to
conceal him, and following his excited im
pulse, ho raised his gun and took careful
aim. The animal gave him ample time to
do this, but the distance was so great that
Peters was not at all sure of hitting the
mark. When he fired he saw the antelope
spring into the air and stagger forward.
He believed he had succeeded fully, and
started forward at as fast a run as the steep
descent would allow. But the antelope
seemed to recover from the shot or shock,
whatever it might be, and set off on a run
also. Peters was excited and Kept up the
pursuit. The antelope ran along the side of
a hill, while the hunter ran down. In this
way he really gained somewhat on his prey,
and was soon able to see that he had
wounded the animal. He did not see that
what made it run along the side
of the hill was the fact that it
was skirting the top of a tremendous
precipice, a sheer descent of bore
wall more than 1,000 feet from top to bot
tom. The hills in this vicinity are not so
high that vegetation is scant on the sum
mits; it is different from that in the valleys,
but thick enough in spots where the rock
has soil enough for roots to grow. There
was a clump of bushes and small trees on
the very edge of the precipice at one point,
and it was toward this that the antelope
was making. It was evidently getting weak
from the loss of blood, and Peters kept his
eves upon it as he ran, and he note*! the
clump of bushes, and feared lest his game
should get out of sight of them. He had
almost caught up with the antelope, when
it disappeared among the trees. Peters
hastened all the more rapidly, and it was
not until he was within a rod of the brink
that he realized to what he was approach
ing. He had been watching the game so
closely that he had not seen what otherwise
would have been most evident. It gave him
something of a start to see tliat there was
A CHASM YAWNING BEFORE HIM,
and he instinctively slackened his speed. In
so doing his foot loosened a small stone, and,
tripping on it, he was pitched forward at a
greater impetus than his run had given
him. It was impossible to stop. At the
edge of the precipice he grasped wildly at
what seemed to lie a bush, and was hurled
into it. He felt it give way beneath his
weight, and he let go liis gun and seized the
trank of the bush or tree with both hands.
Down he went, it seemed to him, forty feet
or more. Then the tree swung up again
under the influence of its own elasticity.
He hung on for life, and up and down
he swayed as the tree gradually settled
into a stationary position. He saw
that ho was mistaken about the distance
through which he had sunk on his first de
scent, but that failed to cheer him. The tree
was rooted in a shelf of rock about 10 feet
below the top of the ledge, and its top
branches coming perhaps the same distance
above the edge had made it look like a bush.
He had hold of the trunk within ti feet of
the very top, and he could see that Ins
w eight made a tremendous strain upon the
tree. It was evidently an exceedingly supple
wood, for it bent down so far that it pointed
out from the rock at almost right angles.
All these observations jiassed through bis
mind in the same flash in which he thought
out a plan for escape from
HIS PERILOUS POSITION.
Before the strain on his arms should grow
too great, he determined to pull himself up
as athletes do upon a horizontal bar, and get
astride of the trunk, and then work his way
along the base. He could not do this, how
ever, without causing the ti-ee to sway up
and dowm again, and when he had managed
to throw bis leg over the trunk he found
himself in imminent danger of slipping off.
The tree quivered and shook at every mo
tion, and it occurred to him a question how
long it would stand the repeated strains
before it would tear away at the roots and
send him crashing down after his gun. He
had to change his tactics. Carefully
he let himself down again until he was in
his original position, hanging on to the
trunk above his head. Then he with the
greatest difficulty made his way tow ard the
roots by a han‘d-over-hand process. The
chief obstacles were the twigs and branches
that got in his way. But every inch for
ward let the tree regain a little of its nor
mal position, and eventually, when he was
about half tho way towards the roots, it
became nearly upright, and he was but a
little below the level of the edge of the cliff.
He reached out to the rock and succeeded
in getting a hold upon tho very edge. By
this vantage he drew himself front tho tree
to the solid earth again and sank down ut
He found, of course, that his nerves had
been badly shocked, and it was a consider
able time before he recovered sufficient
strength to proceed on his way. As he re •
gained his spirits, he felt some curiosity to
see what had become of the antelope. He
went into tho thicket, on the edge of the
cliff, and surmised, from the traces of blood
on the rooks, that the animal had become
too exhausted to keep its foot, and had
staggered and fallen over tho precipice.
Not far from the spot he found a way to get
down, and he made a descent without diffi
culty. Then he went along tho hill, at tho
bottom of the precipice, looking for his gun.
It was thick with trees at the spot directly
under the shelf, from which he had so nar
rowly escaped falling.
ESCAPING TO DIE.
He looked tho ground over in vain for
anv trape of his weapon, but glancing into
a tree ho chanced to see it- lodged m the
branches, and saw, not thirty yards aw’ay
an immensh panther standing over the
mangled body of his antelope. The panther
was evidently making a meal of it, and was
now on the defensive, for the snarl came
from another lieast of .the same tribe, who
appeared creeping forward a few yards dis
tant In an instant both had crouched, and
in another they had sprung upon each other
furiously, and were engaged in a death
straggle. Peters watched thorn excitedly
until one had put his teeth through the
other’s throat, and stood victorious and
snarling above tho bleeding foe. W hethor
it vii the ono which had originally secured
the antelope Peters could not decide,
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, JUNE 2°. 1887.
but it turned to the carcass and
began to finish it. The amateur hunter
knew not what to do. He dared not get
down from tho tree, tis he was not sure that
his gun was in sound condition. It seemed
that he must either wait till the pannier
had •finished his meal ami gone away, which
might lie hours, for aught he knew, or try
and shoot him from the tree. If ho suc
ceeded in killing the dangerous fellow, he
could get down and go home in comparative
safety. He chose the latter alternative.
Tho panther was in close range and an easy
target. The gun proved to be in good con
dition, and when the smoke cleared away,
Poters saw the panther quivering helplessly
over the body of the antelope.
The hunt, so full of adventure and narrow
esca|>e from violent death, had a most un
happy sequel. The exertion proved alto
gether too much for Peters. He reached
the camp not long after sundown, weary,
faint and nervous. He fell at once into, a
high fever, and before noon the following
day he died.
MRS, CLEVELAND’S REQUEST.
She Asks President Frisbte to Let Her
be Frank Folsom Once More.
From the Ifete York World
Aurora,, N. Y., June Iv). —The second
day of Mrs. Cleveland's visit at Wells College
was as uneventful as its predecessor.
“For a few days let me be Frank Folsom
again,” she said to the venerable President,
“and make no more display than you were
accustomed to in the good old days when I
was a student of the institution.”
In accordance with her wishes she mingles
with tho undergraduates in the par
lore and hails and sits with them
at the big table in the basement, as
though she was actually one of their
number again. • A desultory drizzle which
commenced early in the morning led Mrs.
Cleveland to think that the quiet of her
apartments would be preferable to a drive
to the Presbyterian cnurch in the village,
which is usually attended by the students in
a body, but she finally concluded to brave
the rainstorm and entered the college
“bus” with her old companions.
Notwithstanding the rain, when she
reached the church the walks were lined
with an expectant throng, who hail antici
pated her arrival. President Frisbie bore
himself very proudly as he escorted her
from the “bus” to the vestibule. Precisely
as was her custom during her four years of
student life, Mrs. Cleveland tripped up the
aisle with the other girls to the seats beside
the pulpit and alternately waved a long
palm leaf and joined in singing the hymns
announced by the pastor, Rev. Dr. Wells.
The sermon was addressed to the graduat
ing class of the Cayuga Lake Military Acad
emy, and the music by the academy quar
tette reflected much credit on their instruc
tor, Prof. Roliand.
Following a precedent established years
ago the members of the graduating class of
Wells College, accompanied by their parents,
.dined with the faculty, and Mrs. Cleveland
did the honors, dressed in black silk with jet
In the evening, accompanied by Misses
Kingsford, Alexander and Severance, of the
class of 'B5, Mrs. Cleveland drove to the
church to listen to the baccalaureate sermon
by Dr. Frisbie. She occupied her old seat
under the pulpit. She wore white colored
silk with gold trimmings and bonnet to
When Mrs. Cleveland and her former
classmates, Misses Kingsford, Alexander
and Severance, reached Aurora they ex
pected that one of the most pleasant features
of their brief stay would be the presenta
tion of a handsome diamond ring to their for
mer preceptress, Miss Helen P. Smith. Mrs.
Cleveland had the ring carefully laid away
in her trunk, and had oeen, requested by the
other ladies to make the presentation. Sud
denly one of the party suggested that any
thing attempted on Friday was sure to end
unfortunately, and at Mi's. Cleveland’s re
quest the presentation was delayed until
after midnight, wlien it was made amid
much hilarity and with many well-wishes.
On Monday evening a concert will be
given under the auspices of the Castalia
Quartette, of New York, formerly of Buffalo,
where it became familiar to lovers of classi
cal music as the Dannreuther Quartette.
Tuesday morning, at 10 o’clock, the ela rs
day exercises will take place, when the
essays of the graduating class will be read,
interspersed with musical selections. The
Jtnembers of the graduating class are Miss
Addie Kenyon, of \Y averly, N. Y.; Miss
Dorothy Lyon, of Meadvilie, Pa.; Miss
Martha Steel, of Springfield, O.; Miss
Jessie Stevens, of Neenab, Wis., and Miss
Florence Wells, of Clinton, la.
THE CASH GIRL LUNCHES WELL.
Then the Detective Thinks She has
Been Stealing and Looks After Her.
Fi'Om the New York Sun.
A stout, well-dressed man sauntered into
the lunch room connected with one of the
up-town dry goods stores the other day. His
keen blue eyes took in the occupants of the
room, but he seemed to be entirely oc
cupied with his thoughts as he stood at one
of the windows, apparently looking out into
A little cash girl came into the room and
sat down at one of the tables reserved for
employes. In a moment she was joined by
another cash girl, and this conversation en
“Mary,” said the first little girl, “what
are you going to have for lunch?”
“I am going to have a sandwich and a
glass of milk,” replied Mary.
“Oh, I am going to have more
than that,” said the first girl, with a nod,
“my mother gave me a quarter to spend for
The stout man did not appear to
pay any attention to this conversation,
but when the two girls hail finished and
gone away he walked up to the waiter and
“What did Lillie Gorman buy?”
“She bought chicken salad and ice cream,”
replied the waiter.
“How much did it cost?”
“Thirty cents,” was the reply.
The stout man nodded, and, leaving the
room, walked down stairs to where the cash
girls were busily floating around. Quickly
singling out the’one he was in search of, he
called her aside into a room which was fitted
up like an office.
“Now, Lillie.” he said, “I want you to toll
mo where you got the money to pay for your
expensive raneu to-day.”
Lillie turned all the colors of the
rain Low, but, assuming au air of innocence,
“I got it from my mother.”
“Very well,” said the s tout Where
does your mother live? I am-to sec
her and ask her about it.”
The little rogue was.no w
ened and burst into tears. in
terval she confessed that she the
money from a parcel. Hl™ a
severe talking to, after which she was
taken before tho superintendent and dis
“Those young ones are the torment of my
life,” said the detective to tho reporter.
“Many of them are ns expert as profes
sionals at thieving, and can he with the as
surance of a boss bunco sheerer. Every day
word comas from one of the counters that
wrong change lias lieen received. Oh, of
course, the cash girl didn’t take it! Toe |
tears well up in her eyes, and you feel like
kicking yourself for having breathed a word
against such a cherub. All tho time she is
lying like a small-sizod Hatun. The first
question a detective asks himself when he
suspects a person of theft Is: What has be
come of the booty? Then he waits to see
the thief dispose of it. That’* what I do
with these little thieves. I have found that
when they steal their natural desire is to
get rid of their money right away. Tho
lunch counter is the plat* they come to to
doit. When I see ono of them indulging
hi luxuries and eating as much in one day
as they earn in two, then I know the cause,
and I make no bones of accusing her right
Tho most complete line of thin Coats and
Vests now to be had at Appel & Helmut*.
Ignorant of Their Own Country.
London Letter to the San Fanciero Argonaut.
Them are no people at home who know so
much about the great places of interest in
London as do Americans. It. is a curious
fact, and on ■ as pitiable as it is curious, that
but few Englishmen, as vou meet them,
have ever been iuside tho Tower of London
of the British Museum. I remember not
lorg ago speaking to a gentleman from San
Francisco on this very subject, and the ap
paren lack of interest, which English peo
ple display in regard to their own country.
They wander all over the gk be, from the
North Pole to the Antarctic C oatment, in
search of sights and wonders, and never once
dream of investigating anything at home,
either before they go or after they get back.
“Do you know, the same idea has struck
me very forcibly! If you w.ll pardon mv
saying so, I never met a people of any coun
try, and I have traveled considerably, who
were so ignorant of their native land and all
that makes it of interest to the foreigner.
While they go rambling about the world
for recreation, amt can tell you much about
things worth seeing in other places, they
know positively nothing about England.
Ask ’em, and see. When abroad they pene
trate the jungles of India, cross the deserts
of Egypt and South Africa, climb the
mountains of Switzerland And rough it on
the plains of the for West, but when at home
they live the lives of stereotyped gentlemen,
content to pass their days in their clubs or
in their country houses, doing the same
thing every day from one year’s end to the
other and caring for nothing but their own
immediate personal surroundings They
play tennis and cricket in summer, go to it
few" horse races, because it is the fashion;
shoot grouse, partridges and pheasants in
autumn, and hunt foxes in winter. Beyond
these tilings they care not a button for any
thing. Curiously enough, they don’t re
alize it in themseves, though sharp enough
to detect the same defect in others.
One of the men I refer to asked me tho
other day something about the Yosemlte
“ ‘I have never been there,’ I told him.
“He let liis glass drop out of his eyes, so
great was the elevation of his eyebrows, as
he held up his hands in amazement.
“‘What! By Jove!’he exclaimed. ‘Fancy
never seeing the Yosemite Vally, and you’ve
lived in ’Frisco (all Englishmen call it
’Frisco) how many years?’
“ ‘Over twenty. You see, I could go any
day. We think nothing of a hundred or two
miles in California.’
“ ‘Why, man alive, I went six thousand
miles there, and six thousand back again,
don’t you know, to set' the Yosemite my
self.’ He looked very proud of himself as he
“ ‘Look here,’ said I after a minute, to let
him enjoy his self-complacency, ‘have you
even seen Stonehenge?’
“ ‘Or the Giant’s Causeway T
“ ‘Or Shakespeare’s house at Stratford-on-
“ ‘Or Hampton court, or the Tower?
“ ‘Then you mustn’t talk to me about
never going to the Yosemite. The Tower
is about three miles from here. I’ve been
there half a dozen times already, but I don’t
mind going again. Let’s jump into a han
som and drive there now.’
“He looked thunderstruck. ‘The Tower,’
he said; ‘isn’t that the place the ’Arries go to
on a bank holiday? Not to-day, please; I’ve
an engagement to drive with a chap in the
“That's pretty much the way with all of
The Prince of Wales’ Popularity.
Fom the New York World.
London*, June 7.—1 saw the Prince of
Wales last Sunday afternoon driving to
ward Kensington. He was in a private
hansom. Fort in benefit of the young men
of New York who consider everything from
a Prince of Wales standpoint, I will describe
his outfit for this afternoon's drive: He was
dressed in plain black; his coat was a single
buttoned cutaway mnde of the soft, rough
cloth now so fashionable in London for
morning coats; his hat was black silk; his
tie at his throat was a dark blue, with a
light polka-dot running over it. He wore
no gloves. He leaned with one hand upon
a tightly rolled silk umbrella, while
the other hand crossed and rested
easily upon the one supported by
the umbrella stick. The hansom cab
was dark blue with a white line traced upon
its panelling. There was no coat-of-arms
upon tbe cab to indicate its belonging to tho
royal stables. The horse was a dark bay,
strong, clean anil powerful. The harness
was black and absolutely devoid of orna
ment. The man who sat in the driver’s seat
wore a high silk hat oniumeuted with a
black cockade. His coat was' a dark blue
with blue buttons. A square, white cravat
was at his throat. His breeches were white
and skin tight, buttoning at the knee above
a pair of black top-boots. The Prince was
smoking a cigarette and was apparently lost
in contemplation of the rich greens and
shifting colors of the vast stretch of Hyde
Park at his right. He was driving along at
the rate <*f eight, miles an hour, lie sat so
far back in the hansom that few noticed
him. If he had been recognized generally
there would have been much hat-lifting anil
cheering. There is no member of the royal
family who is so popular as tho Prince of
BROWN S IRON BITTER'.
At this *ut&Aon nearly **v*ry on® noeda to übo florae
•ort of tonic, iRON enter* into almost every phy
■iciau'f prescription for tliooe wko need boi-iog up.
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m * -BEST TONIC
tbe only Iron medicine that I* not fnfuriotiii.
It Enrlchvs the JSlood. Im*orate th
UuMoruM Appetite* Aid* DlgrtMon
It doH not blacken or injure tho teeth, cause head
ache or produce constipation— other Iron m*dictns* do
Dk. G. 11. Binkley, k leading physician of tfpring
ficld, Ohio, sayfl: . .. a a.
** Brown’s Iron Bitters is a thorcu# bly #ood medi
cine. I use it in my practice, and find its action ex
cels all other forms of iron, iu weakness, or a low con
dition of tue system, Brown’s Iron Bitters im usually
a poKitire necessity. It is all that la claimed for it.
I>H W. N. WatXHH, 1219 Thirty-second Streep,
Georgetown. D. 0., rajs: “Brown’s Iron Bitter* is
the Tonic or tho n*e Nothin# hotter. It eruetee
appetite, gives stroiitfth and improves digestion."
Genuine has abovs Trsdo Mark and crossed rod ilnc*
on wrapper. Takr no other. Made only by
itKo\VN CHEMICAL CO.. BALTIMORE* MO.
MM < VI ION \ 1,.
N' ’iw ENGLAND CONSERVATORY.
M US IC, FI NK A RTS, ORATORY,
Literature, English Branches, French,
German. Italian, etc. Largest and l)et equip
ped in the world: 100 Instructor*; 3,1 M Ktudents
last year. Board and room, with Bteam Beat
and Electric Light, full term begins Kept. 8,
IKS7 In’ll f.'nleiiilar free. Address E. TOUK
JEK. T)lr., Franklin. Ko.. Boston, Stass.
mg nmfk SemlnuyforVoiisilJHl**. Are*
Ml? nW U 1 Ileanh and rare first.
WV HIV Uw Splendid teachers Patronised by
men of liberal mimWin nil Chun .Vs.
AmDl^oonMo^iercß.r,with city advafiUget. A non*%ecta
riao School,with het aid j to reliclon. The tone and value of
the School shown by it* wcceea. Let tureson msair tublects.
French poken at tablet- The din in# MAE AIIAA
fiboin is thr most elejiAnt in the build-lIH M P I V
in#. For raulotfuc address at once, VV fill hr %0
|>r. W. E. WAKP. .Nashville,
MERCHANTS. manufacturoni, mechanics
corporation*, and all others in BWd of
Erinttnff, lithographing, and blank book* can
avr thoir ordrn promptly filled, at moderate
prices, at the MORNING NEWS PRINTING
HOUSE. 3 Waituker street.
Cared by *
TO THE FRONT AGAIN!
We are again in ship-shape, and from
TO-DAY on we will commence' the sale of
our ENTIRE NEW STOCK, embracing the
leading and latest novelties of the season.
We still lead in price, style, etc. We con
tinue the sale of goods on first floor at
Our XXX RIBBONS, in all the leading
colors, plain and picot edges, at OUR POPU
Mammoth Millinery House.
IS CALLED TO OUR NEW AND ELEGANT STOCK OF
%*\ t ,f
Consisting of the usual combinations of pieces in handsome cases, largely increased by
the Latest Productions, in
TEA CADDIES, SWINGING TEA KETTLES, BERRY BOWLS, PUNCH BOWLS, WATER
PITCHERS, SI ’GAR BASKETS AND CREAM POTS, BON BON DISHES, PEPPER
AND SALTS IN PAIRS, MUSTARD POTS, SALT CELLARS, ICE
CREAM SETS, EPERGNES, COFFEE SPOONS, ETC.
Many of these goods are specimens of the highest grade of Art Work in Metal. We invite critical
TITE TJ 8 BItO 0.
SASII, DOOHS, BLINDS. BTC.
Vale Royal Manufacturing Cos.
MANUFACTURERS OF AND DEALERS IN—-
Mi, Doers, Blinds, lilcls, Few Ms,
And Interior Finish of all kinds, Mouldings, Balusters, Newel Posts. Es'inviteg, PrieeLists, Mould
ing Books, and any information in our lino furnished ou application. Cypress, Yellow Pine, Oak,
Ash and Walnut LUMBER on hand and in any quantity, furnished promptly.
VALE ROYAL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Savannah, Ga
OHO O FLY!
DON'T BE TORMENTED WITH MOSQUITOS, BUT CALL AT
LINDSAY <&, MORGAN’S STORES
109 and 171 Broughton Street,
AND SECURE AT ONCE A MOSQUITO NET OF SOME KIND. On hand LACE and GAUZE
NETS, FOUR POST, HALF CANOPIES, TURN OVER and UMBRELLA
MOSQUITO NET FRAMES.
REFRIGERATORS of several kinds. Prominent among them I* the ALLEGUETTI, also the
EMPRESS, TOM THUMB, SNOWFLAKE, ICE PALACE and ARCTIC KING.
BABY CARRIAGES. Atxnit twenty-five different styles to select from. Prices very low.
Our stock of CHAMBER and PARLOR SUITES is full.
STRAW MATTING. Big stock, low price*
Orders Filler! \VitL Dispatch. .j&|
LINDSAY Sc MORGAN.
Received in large quanti
ties daily. In packages to
puit all buyers.
For Sale Very Cheap
A. H. CHAMPION.
. . ~ '"'T 1
SThix Belt or Bcgenra
tor Ut made expressly
for the cure of derange
ments of the generative
organs. A continuous
stream of Electricity
iwrmcating thro’ the
part* must restore
them to healthy action.
Do not confound this
with Electric Bolts ad
vertised to cure all ills;
It H for the OWE sis-Citt'' purpose For full in
formation uddrnsa UIIEEVKR ELECTRIC
Bi-XT CO., I<M W osbUstou St., Chicago IB
COMMISSION M ERC'I IA NTS.
FLOUR, HAY, GRAIN L PROVISION DEALER.
MEAL Slid GBITS in white sacks, and
mill stuffs of all kinds always on hand.
Georgia raised SPANISH PEANUTS, also PEAS.
Any variety Special prices on large lota.
Office, fA Bay street. Warehouso, No. 4 Wad
ley street, on line C. R. It., Savannah, Ga.
KISSIMMEE CITY BAN K,
Kissimmee City, Orange County, Fla.
CAPITAL - - - •r-0.000
TRANSACT a regular banking buslneas. < lire
1 particular attention to Florida collecttona.
(’c.rreapondenoe solicited. Issue Exchange on
New York. New Orleans, Savannah and Jack
sonville, Fla. Resident Agents for ( outte A Cos.
and Melville Ryans* Cos., of London, England.
New York correspondent: The Seaboard
quarantine noticeT *
Office Health Omc*, I
Savannah. Ga., May 1. 1887. j
From and after MAY Ist. 1887, the city ordi
nance which specifies the Quarantine require
ments to lie obi. . ved at the port of Savannah,
Georgia, for period of time (annually) from May
Ist to November Ist, will be most rigidly en
Merchants and all other parties interested
will tie supplied with printed copies of the Quar
antine Orilkiance upon application P, office of
From and after this date and until further no
tice all steamships and vessels from South
America, Central America. Mexico, West Indies,
Sicily, ports of Italy south of 40 deg*. North
latitude, and coast of Africa beween
W degs. North and 14 degs. South latitude,
direct or via American port will be sub
jected to close Quarantine and be reouiied
to report st the Quarantine Station and be
treated as being from infected or suspected
ports or localities. Captains of these vessels
will have to remain at Quarantine Station until
then vessel* are relieved.
All steamers and vessels from foreign porta
not, included above, direct or via American
ports, whether seeking, chartered or •.t herwiso,
will he required to remain in quarantine until
Ixmrded aud passed by the Quarantine Officer.
Neither the Captains nor any one on board o)
sie.Ti ress els trill be allowed to come to the city
until the vessels are inspected and passed by the
As ports Or localities not herein enumerated
are reported unhealthy to the Sanitary Authori
ties, Quarantine restrictions against ’same will
be enforced without further publication.
The quarantine regulation requiring the flying
of the quarantine flag on vessels subjected to
detention or insjiertion trill be rigidly enforced.
_ f McFarland, m. and„ Health officer.
An Ordinance to amend article LX. of the Sa
vannah (’lty Code, adopted Feb. 18, 1870, so aa
to require ail occupants of houses, merchant*,
shopkeepers,grocers and tradesmen occupying
premises to which no yards are attached to
keen within their premises a box or tuirrel of
sufficient size, in which shall tie deposited all
offal, filth, rubbish, dirt and other matter gen
erated in said premises, orto put such box or
barrel in the streets or lanes under condition*
Section 1. Re it ordained by the Mayor and
Aldermen of the city of Savannah in Council
assembled, and it is hereby ordained by the
authority of the same, That section 2 of said
article lie amended so as to read as follows: The
owners, tenants or occupiers of houses having
yards or enclosures, and nil occupants of house*,
all merchants, shopkeepers, grocers and trade*
men occupying premises to which no yanls are
attached shall keep within their yard* or
premises a box or barrel of sufficient size, in
which shall be deposited all the offal, lilth, rub
bish, dirt uud other matter generated in said
building and enclosure, and the said filth of every
description as aforesaid shall lie placed in said
box or barrel, from the first day of April to the
first day of November, before the hour of 7
o'clock nm., and from the first day of November
(inclusive) to the last day of March (inclusive)
before the born- of 8 o’clock a. m.. and such mat
ter so placed shall he daily removed (Sunday*
excepted) by the Superintendent, to
such places two miles at least
without the city as shall t>e designated by the
Mayor or a majority of the Street and Liu
Committee. And it shall he unlawful for any
occupant of a house, merchant, shopkeeper,
firocer or tradesman to sweep into or to deposit
n any street or lane of this city uny paper,
trash, or rubbish of any kind whatsoever, but
the same shall bo kept in boxes..r barrels a*
hereinbefore provided, for removal by the scav
enger of lbe city. Any person not having a yard
may put the box or barrel containing the offaL
rubhish. etc., in the street or lane for removal
by the scavengar, provided the box or barrel so
put in the street or lane shall be of such char
acter and size as to securely keep the offal, rub
bish, etc., from getting into the street or lane.
And any p'rson other t han the owner or scaven
ger interfering with or troubling the box or bar
rel so put in the street or lane shall lie punished
on conviction thereof in the police court by fine
not exceeding SIOO or Imprisonment not exceed
ing thirty (lays, either or both in the discretion
of officer presiding in sad court.
Ordinance passed In Counoil June Ist, 1897.
RUFUS E. LESTER, Mayor.
Attest: Frank E. Rebarkß, Clerk of Council
Office Health < iwtceii, )
y SAVANNAH, April sth, 1887. f
Notice Is hereby given tliat the Quarantine
Officer Is instructed not to deliver letters to ves
sels which are not subjected to quarantine de
tention. unices the name of consignee and state
ment that the vessel is ordered to some other
port appears upon the face of the envelope.
Tills order is made necessary In cousequence of
the enormous hulk of drumming letters sent to
the station for vessels which are to arrive.
j. t. mcfarland, m. and„
Office Health Officer, I
Bavannah, March 25tb, IHB7. t
Filets of the Fort of Savannah are informed
that the Satielo Quarantine Station will be open
ed on APRIL Ist. 1887.
Special attenUon of tho Pilots Is directed to
sections Nos. iM aud 14th, Quarantine Regula
Most rigid enforcement of quarantine regula
tioua will be maintained bv the Health authori
ties. j.t. McFarland, m. and„ %
City Marshal s OrtioE, l
Savannah, April 23d, 1887, f
fflfF City Treasurer bus placed in my baud*
1 Real Estate Lxeetitinu* for 18811, Privy Vault
Executions for 1880, Stock In Trade and other
liersonal property execution* for 1880, and Spe
cific or License Tax Executions for 1897, com
manding me to make the money on said writ*
by levy and sale of the defendants’ property or
by other lawful means. I hereby notify all |>er
sons in default that the tax and revenue ordi
nance will lie promptly enforced If payment i*
not made at my office without delay.
Office hour* from 11 a. a to 2 p. m
ROBT 1 WADE,
Citv Marshal. _
An ordinance t* permit the Central Railroad
and Banking Company of Georgia to erect
steps, with covered arched area underneath,
projecting beyond budding hue of land of
Section I. The Mayor and Aldermen of th*
city of fjavanuuh in Council assembled do here
by ordain. That the Central Railroad and Bank
ing Company of .Georgia be and it is hereby
permitted to erect steps with covered arched
area underneath in front of its new building
new about to lie erected on West Broad street,
provided said step:, shall not project more than
seven feet six inches (7 ft . B in.), aud said arched
area more lliali eight feet three inches (8 ft. 8
in.) bqyoud the building line on which ieMM
building is being erected.
Urdluanoe paseed in Council May 27th, 1887.
RUFUS E. LESTER, Mayor.
Attest: Frank K. Rehaher. Clerk of Council.
ESTILL’S NEWS DEPOT,
NO. S3 BULL ST.
Young Ladies' Journal 35c
Demorest'* Monthly ®c
Peterson's Monthly 2So
Godey’s Monthly 230
I.Artdela Mode - 4dC
The Reason 3So
Lo Bon Ton 85c
Harjs'r's Bazar Mil
New York Fashion Bazar 3<kj
Eh rich's Quarterly 20c
Rerun de la Mode Wo
Addrcse all order* to
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SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS,
The undersigned Is prepared to deliver tha
Moknino Nkws (payable in advancer at the fol
One Year 110 *5
Six Months SB
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One Month 1 *
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m wJk UfCilT —A .ntTWliir from the
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