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A MAN WHO USED TO DRINK.
A Temperance Lecture Based on His
' Own Experience.
From the Few York Times.
Four of us sat in the cufe around the
corner, as usual after our night’s work,
drinking, smoking, and talking “shop.”
The conversation had varied somewhat from
its customary vein that morning, and after
drifting about in a desultory way hod
finally settled upon the subject of temper
ance, with one of our otlico companions
figuring as the “horrible example. ’’ While
we were discussing his infirmities the object
of our by no means gentle criticisms came
iu, and a horrible example he was, Looking
neither to the right nor to the left, be
walked with evident signs of phvsicnl weak
ness to the bar, drank a tumblerful of liquor,
and immediately retraced his steps to the
“Did you notice the size of that drink f’
asked the moderate drinker of our quartette;
“he has lieen ou this spree ten davs, and told
me yesterday lie couldn’t get sober. Small
wonder he can’t get soher, tiling cartridges
of that calibre into himself. I advised him
“For a man in his condition to get sober
isn’t as easy of accomplishment as you may
think,” said old Bill Robertson, speaking for
the first time in almost an hour. ’ “I’ve been
there myself and know what I’m talking
about. Advising a man to sober up is about
the cheapest form of doing good I know of,
and in most cases the least productive of
favorable results. Our friend will have to
resort to pretty harsh treatment to get
straightened up, if something doesn’t super
vene to frighten him into sobriety, as it
did in my case.”
“Tell us the story, Bill,” we chorused.
“Well, it isn’t much of a story, but it is a
true one, and though it happened a good
many years ago, I’m not likely to forget it,
so let’s have a fresh cigar ami I’ll tell you
how I became so effectually sobered up that
I haven’t from that day to this felt the
slightest inclinations to take a drink.”
Lighting a cigar and taking a sip of lem
onade from a glass at his elbow- the old fel
low (we called him old though he wasn’t
above 45) told a story that pointed a moral
such as few temperance orators or w riters
have ever arrived at in depicting the hor
rors of intemperance or the blessings of so
“I had been a pretty hard drinker for
several years before I found myself on a
spree that I couldn’t recover from in twen
ty-four hours at the farthest, but as time
went on I found that my sprees were be
coming more protracted and recovery from
them more difficult. That condition of
things I tried to account for by assuming
that the average quality of the whisky had
deteriorated, and probably I was right, but
nevertheless I kept going from bad to worse.
“In the fall of 1863 I left the military
service in Virginia, and, after settling my
accounts at the War Department and re
ceiving several months' back salary, came
to New York. But lefore leaving" Wash
ington I laid the foundation for the most
persistent, long-drawn-out, riveted and
clinched drunk that ever took hold of a
fellow and wouldn’t let go.
“Arriving in New York I hunted up my
old friends—l had no difficulty in finding
them, in the condition of my finances—and
before I had been in the city a week I was
hopelessly drunk and broke. I say hope
lessly drunk because, though the fact may
not be generally appreciated, it is more
difficult for a man who has been drunk a
week or two to get sober Without money
than it is for him to continue his spree in
definitely on the same nnsound financial
basis. The many little things a man needs
as substitutes for rum and to build him up
caHnot be obtained without money, while
liquor can be as easily procured by a man
of large acquaintance as sand on the sea
shore or poor accommodations at a high
priced summer boarding house.
“Well, as I have said, I found myself
drunk and broke, and I also found myself
desirous of gating sober and going to work.
Most of you, I presume, would say that I
f ratified my desire within the next twenty
our hours, but you would be wrong; !
didn’t, nor did I accomplish the desired re
sult within the next two months.
“What’s that? Couldn’t have tried very
hard? Why, man, I did nothing but try.
I couldn’t sleep couldn’t eat, couldn’t think.
Often after lying awake three or four hours
I would lose myself in sleep and awake
thinking I had slept several hours only to
find that I hadn’t been asleep two minutes.
At times I’d awake with a start,
fancy®!; I had heard a noise like a thunder
clap or that somebody was pacing heavily
up and down the room, merely to discover
that there hadn’t been a noise louder than
the tread of a fly ou a pane of glass, and
that I alone.
“FinaUy I got so that I was afraid to be
left alone, and though I might be ever so
much exhausted physically, I wouldn't go
to bed. The only moments of comfort and
security I experienced were when I was
under the influence of liquor, and the only
meals I swallowed were taken after I pre
pared my stomach for their retention by
filling it about half full of whisky.
“Guo afternoon in the middle of Novem
ber I was walking aimlessly down Broad
way when I chanced to meet an old friend,
a railroad man, and to him I told the story
of my condition, concluding it with a re
quest for a pass to Cincinnati. Why I
wanted to go there I can’t tell even now,
but I wanted to go somewhere—to run
away from myself, if possible. The rail
roads weren’t connected through in those
days as they are now, and the best my friend
could do was to give me a pass to Buffalo,
but he also gave me letters which procur'd
me passes the rest of the way, and I left
New York that night accompanied by two
bottles of whisky, a clean shirt and three
ugly little red and green devils that hud
dogged my more sober footsteps during the
previous week. Recourse to the contents of
the bottles bad the effect to disperse the
devils for the night at least, and in due
course of time and circumstance I arrived
in Cincinnati alone, the devils having evi
dent ly missed a connection somewhere.
“The change of scene seemed to do me
good, but 1 was still a long way from I icing
the same man who had left Washington two
months before in excellent health and ebull
ient spirits, and an equally groat distance
f rom the'goal of sobriety. However,l realized
the necessity of obtaining employment at
once, as I did not know a soul in the town,
and my financial affairs were in a very em
barrassing condition. I think I had less
than a dollar when this prudential sugges
tion crept upon me, and in furtherance of
its behest 1 made application for a situation
at the first offieo I came to.
“Fortunately the proprietors were as anx
ious to secure help as I was to get into u po
sition of self-susteunnce, and they didn't
look me over very carefully, so I was en
gaged, to report for duty that night, which
I aid. For obvious reasons I drank very
sparingly before going to work and felt
very snaky as the night wore on. I tried
l’.ard to overcome my nervousness by close
application to my work, and hud almost de
luded myself into the belief that 1 would
succeed, when, obeying an incontroliable
impulse to took up, knowing full well what
1 should see, I raised my head and to my
dismay there sat tie three little devils look
itig if j* issihle more gruesome than ever, hut
as chipper n> any devils ever were and
manifestly delighted to have found me
again. They must have come in on ft late
train, hut how they managed to procure my
address so soon after their arrival and be
fore I had fairly memorized it myself 1
have never le-en able to surmise. I’ll swear
I didn’t nek ’em.
“They took seats in front of my desk, but
were sufficiently considerate of my four or
fivo hours’ connection with the onleo to re
frain from implying intimate acquaint
ance with me by betraying solicltiile for
my health, referring to our simultaneous de
parture from New York, of- Indulging iu
other remarks calculated to convey the im
pression to strangers that my associations
were bad, and for their delicacy and tact l
ehull always feel grateful, particularly a*
we parted that night never to meet again—
on earth, at least/’
“How did you manage to get rid of
“X didn’t get rid of thorn; they ‘shook’
me. The sight of those little, grinning
sprites sitting in front of me made me
awfully thirsty and frightfully nervous. 1
stooj it for a little while, but finally asked
permission to go out and get -something to
eat.’ Permission was granted, but I couldn’t
have eaten anything Lad mv life depended
upon my doing so. ’Twas whisky I wanted,
and 1 wanted it mighty quick, too. I went
out and the three little devils followed, one
at each of my shoulders and the third im
mediately behind me.
VTlie office in which I was employed was
located on Fourth street, just below Wal
nut, a part of the city as dark and deserted
at that time and at that hour of the night
(between and 1 o’clock) as in the dry
goods or leather district of New York. I
was wholly unacquainted with the neigh
borhood, of course, and hadn't the faintest
idea where to look for a saloou, hut I was
rapidly approaching the conviction that I
must find one soon or go crazy. The devils
were close upon my heels, and I fancied
I could see flashes of heat radiating
from them and scorching my flesh.
Closer and closer they pressed Ine as I
walked hurriedly up Fourth street to Syca
more, where, not finding a bauroom open,
I stopped and retraced my steps, intending
to try Fourth street in the opposite direction
from Walnut. As I returned to Walnut
street something—perhaps ’twas the devils
—impelled me to look down the incline
toward the river, and, although I had done
so when I crossed that street to go up, with
out seeing a light, I did so again, and to my
unbounded delight 1 saw a red lamp, dim,
to be sure, but still to me unmistakable
. evidence that I had found what I was iu
“I fairly ran to the place, and found it to
be a low groggel-y of the ordinary type:
but that discovery didn’t discourage me. It
wasn't quality I wanted, but quantity. I
stepped down two steps, opened the door,
uua went in. The devils went in too. A
descent of two steps more brought me to
the floor, and half a dozen paees rapidly
taken brought me to the bar, which was
directly opposite the door and facing it. The
room was a large one and dimly lighted,
and opening out of it was another room, un
lighted, reached by walking down two steps
corresponding in their distance of descent
with the incline of the street toward the
river. These latter details I subsequently
learned from the papers, but I mention them
as thought! had taken tiiem in with my eyo
at the same time in order to show my posi
tion, and for the same purpose I will add
that a heavy and very dirty tapestry cur
tain hung in the doorway between the two
rooms and w-as half drawn.
“As I went in I observed that the room
had but two occupants—the bartender and
a man facing him, with the counter between
them. Both were talking loudly, but I was
so intent upon getting a drink that I scarce
ly heeded what they said. I walked over to
the bar and called for some whisky, but
neither man paid the slightest attention to
me, nor appeared to notice that any one
had entered the room.
“I w-as then aware that the two were
quarreling violently, and hesitated a mo
ment before relating my demand. Just as
I was about to do so, however, th- bartender
raised his left hand, which until then had
apparently lieen hanging by his side, and iu
it was an old-fashioned horse pistol. With
the utmost deliberation he pointed it so that
the muzzle of the weapon was not more than
live or six inches from the other man’s face
and fired. The man, who had been partly
leaning against the counter, swayed tor an
instant and fell to the floor dead, tho whole
of his lower jaw having been blown away,
and that much I saw before he fell.
“For a moment I was stunned, but the ne
cessity of getting out of the place as quickly
as possible overshadowed all other thoughts
iu ray mind. The report of the pistol in
that lo w-ceilinged room sounded like a salvo
of artillery, and the same power that impels
a drowning man to clutch at a straw made
it vividly apparent to me that if I would
escape from that place unobserved no time
must be lost. Accordingly, I made a rush
for the door, and with one bound was in
thestreet. The devils didn’t go out with me.
Hastily glancing up and down the street,
and seeing no one, I ran like a deer to the cor
ner of Fourth street, and in another minute
was at my desk, but the quality and quan
tity of my work for the remainder of the
night were not such as to justify my em
ployers in availing themselves of my ser
“The next morning’s papers contained ac
counts of the murder, scrupulously accurate
as to description of the scene of the tragedy,
but lamentably wanting in circumstantiality
of detail as to the occurrence, and conveying
to me the startling intelligence that a man
was seen running out of the saloou after the
shot was fired; that the police were after
him and would no doubt have him in
custody before night, and thut unquestion
ably he was the man who did the killing, os
no weapon was found on the person of the
bartender or in the saloon. Who had seen
me leave the place? Who might have been
behind the curtain in the dark room and
carefully photographed mj features upon
his memory as I stood in the light?
“It was not until then thut I liecame really
frightened. There I was in a strange town,
without means of leaving it except in a
manner calculated to excite suspicion and
constructively accused of murder A terri
ble situation for u man to be in, truly, and
all l>ecauso I hud allowed myself to get into
such a condition of mental and physical
ruin that I must have rum, good or Dad, but
•‘Although my nerves wero very much
shattered and my general condition, aside
from my feeling of dread lest I should lie
arrested, no better than it was when the
devils and I walked out of the office the
night before, the craving for liquor I had
then felt hail vanished, and I mentally do
dared my intention of forever abstaining
from the use of intoxicants thereafter. This
sort of inward preaching didn’t seem to pre
sent any way of getting me out of my diffi
culty, however, and the more I thought of
the Herape I was in the worse it appeared,
and the only way out of it seemed to be in
getting out of town.
“The accomplishment of that much-de
sired object without money seemed little
less problematical to me than the acquisi
tion of tlie required sum, but I lost no time
in formulating a scheme involving an ex
cursion in auv direction that would place
Cincinnati behind me, and started out to
put it in practice. After visiting the vari
ous railroad Marions nod steamboat wharves,
I succeeded late in the afternoon in striking
up an acquaintance with u steamboat clerk
to whom I told a straight story, if not a
true one, and he agreed to take me
to Louisville that evening. He did so,
and as the boat left the wharf a
newsboy's cries reached my ears with
startling distinctness, ‘The police on the
track of tho murderer.’ The police may
huve run down the devils that deserted me
in such cowardly fashion that night, but
they never got the man who was seen run
ning out of tho saloou in Walnut street, nor
lias that man ever since touched a drop of
“If you, my moderate-drinking friend,
think it as easy as falling off the Brooklyn
bridge to get sober when once you’re satu
rated with whisky, keep on drinking moder
ately, anti some day you’ll find out that it
- "Great Scott.’ It's <5 o’clock in the morn
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must start for New Rochelle."
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AND MANDOLINES "V.
diAHkts. And DO4MHMW ' (ATI) “I
SbaSaUlf corToct *l! W*rr*otd
lo iiUrHl ill *O7 cltotto. Ask jroor dnalnr %<* t.hn.
CtAjoc(i (BAiUd tr— by thm MouJotar*r*.
(.VON * HEALV, 168 ft., ChlMgo.
| -< e 'I AND ALL OTHERS SHOULD USI
P Jft MACBETHACQ|
F . 1 IF YOU DON’T WANT t<
[' ,1 No ANNOYED byConst:if
I j BREAKING OF CHIMNEYS
best CHIMfiEY MADE
For Sale Kverywhorcri
WjfVDE ONLY - mr
E&iA MACBETH 6 Cd mt.holyoke sewinarl
NPITTSBUROH M> V Wo us® nearly (SCO) tluret
iOH BMUUESS OHlffwKiiM. hundred light* every oven’
.rated PEARL TOP CK&M&
tusri.ent i* that wh would rather iiay a dollar adoroa
j them than llfty cents a doaenforany other Chira*
fr wo have ever used, L. H. FORTfiK. Steward.
25c. per ib.
22 and 22 1-2 Barnard St.
Now is tho time when every
body wants ICE, and wo
want to sell it.
20 Tickets, good for 100 Pounds, 75c.
140 Tickets,*good for 700 Pounds, $5.
200 Tickets, good for 1,000 Pounds, $7.
50 Pounds at one delivery 30c.
Lower prices to large buyers,
Packed for shipment at reduced rates. Careful
and polite service. Full and liberal weight.
KNICKERBOCKER ICE CO.
14 4 BAY ST,
f (111 MISSION MKKf HANTS,
-A.. T3. HULL,
Flour, Hay, Grain and Provision Dealer.
IPRESH MEAL and OH ITS in white sacks.
Mill stuffs of all kinds always on hand.
Georgia raised SPANISH PEANUTS, also
PEAS; every variety.
Special prates car load lots HAY and GRAIN
Prompt ,attention given all orders and satis
OFFICE, S3 BAY’.
WAREHOUSE, No. 4 WADLKY STREET, on
lino Central Railroad.
Bacon, Johnson & Cos.
Have a flno iitock of
Oak, Pine, Lightwood and Kindling,
Corner Liberty and East Broad streets.
♦L. &B.S.M.H. BUILT.
60 ("HATES BERMUDAS.
60 CRATES EGYPTIAN.
•——FOII *AUt BY
C. M. GILBERT & CO.
DO your own Dyeing. at homo, with PEER
I.KSH DYES. Tliwy will dvr everything
They art- wild everywhere. Price 10c. a package
-10 color* They have no equal for strength,
brightri***, amount in package*, or for faatnox*
of color, or non-fading qualßies. They do not
crock or smut For sole by It F. Ui,ukh, M, lb,
Pharmacist, corner llroughton and Houston
streets; p. B. Katn. Druggist and Apothe
cary, corner Jones and Abercorn street*;
Knw**i> ,1 Kirrcrn, .Druggist, corner Wont
Broad and Stewart street*
RUSTLESS IRON PIPE.
EQUAL TO GALVANIZED PIPE, AT
MUCH LESS PRICE.
Weed & Cornwell.
I Y As.si’w.
PROF. HA W K Es .
\\7TTH another expert Oculist, will lie at
V Butler s Pharmacy for a few davs, where
H.VWKEh (’KYKTALI.IZED LENSES can be
had. Ail F.yes fitted.
COR. BULL ANI) CONGRESS STREETS.
White BlufF Road.
PUt NTS, BOUQUETS, DESIGNS. CUT
FLOWERS furnished to order Leave or
dure at DAVIS BROS,', norner Bull and York
street*. Toiephone call m
lAWYEHS, doctors, minister*, nn-rchautl,
J mechanic* and otber*<havtug liooka. inaga
fine*, and other printed work to lie bound or re
bound can hare *ucb work done in the heat style
of the binder * art at the MORNING NEWS
UINDDRY, 8 Whitaker street.
. _AUCTION SAXES TO-DAY,
Fire Auction Sale,
THIS PAY, AT 10 O’CLOCK SHARP,
Southwest corner of Wnldburg and Burroughs
Daniel R. Kennedy, Auctioneer.
I will sell all tho goods contained in above
store and damaged by tiro lost Tuesday.
WHISKY, BRANDY, GIN, SOAP, SUGAR,
RICE, TEA, COFFEE. CANNED GOODS, TO
HACCO, STARCH, IRON SAFE, SCALES, RE
FRIGERATOR, TINWARE, CROCKERY,
CASH DRAWER, PICKLES, NOTIONS,STOVE
PIPE. etc.; FURNITURE, WINDOW SHADES,
147-Ro member tho hour, 10 o'clock sharp.
ACC TTON SA I.ES JUT l’RE DAYS.
Cent rut, ll.ut.Roxu ax a Bawkino Cos., or Ga., I
Savannah, June IS, 1887. f
Daniel R. Kennedy, Auctioneer.
r JHK. foil living unclaimed freight will he sold
1 at public outcry at tho 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 charges thereon.
R A, JONES,
G A WHITEHEAD, D. R Agent.
G. F. and P Agent. ’
1. G. W Parish. 2 Sugar Mill Rollers.
2. W F, Nnsworthy, 1 box H. Ware.
3. 11 11, ltice, 1 box Mdse
1. G. W, Parish, 1 Sugar Mill
A. P. J Crosby, 1 box P. Matter,
tl. J. Barnes, 1 Valise.
7. Ohlandcr Bros., 24 bdls. Cots and 1 balo
8. J. E. Wooten, 1 Iron Safe.
1). 11 C. 1 mtioM, l Valise.
10. W. 1(. Moore, J hoxf'heese.
11. O. \V Parish, 1 Mill,
12. M K Moore, 3 IxixesSoda.
13. F. VV. Harman, 20 pkgs Chair Stuff and 1
14. M K. Moore. 1 box Seda.
15. Order, 1 crate D. \V. Machine,
Hi A L Brndwell. 1 pkge t 2 boxes),
17. Mrs. F. Henry, 1 box Mdse.
18. M, K Moore, 1 box Soda.
JO, 1, C. Keeler, 1 Plow and OR. R. Soops.
20. J N Platt, 1 piece Pipe.
21 J. Newton, 4 Gravestones and 1 box H.
22 J. C. Martin, 1 box Seeds
38 M. K, Moore, Vi box Soda.
34. 0., 1 Box
25. E. W. W . 2 bills Grits, 1 bbl Vinegar and
1 sack Cotton Seed.
28 No mark, I Tub, 1 Box and Contents.
27. No mark 1 Box.
28 No mark. 1 bbl Rosin Chips.
£9. W <£■ 0., 1 Cultivator.
80 No mark, 1 lot, Jugs, Buckets and Traps
31. No mark, 2 Pots.
32 W 0,, 1 Wheeiharrow.
33. No mark. 1 pkge Buckets and Baskets.
34. W W. Randall, 1 box A. Matter.
315. N<> mark, 1 Washsland and ( hair.
Bft No mark, U bars Iron and Steel.
87. Ohlamler Bros , 1 bbl 1 coups,
3ft No mark, 1 pkge Brooms and 1 pkge
31). No mark, 1 dozen R. Traps.
40 No mark, 3 pieces Plows, 2 bales Slats, 1
41 G. E., 1 crate Empty Bottles.
42. No mark, 3Empty Cans and BKegs.
43. F. A. J., Vfe bbl Vinegar.
44. No mark, 1 box Bedding.
45. W , 1 box Hooks, No. 4, 1 sack Cotton
Various articles left on nasaetiger trains and
not called for, consisting of (>vvr<-nat*, T'mbrel
las, Parasols, Cloaks, Hals, Dusters, Walking
Canes, Gold Eye Glasses, Watch Charms, Silk
Capa, Clothing, Waterproofs, Physician’s Case
of Instruments, Night Shirts, Valises, Shoos,
Pocket Knives, Rubber Coats, Shawis, .Veils,
etc., etc. Also, Silver Plated Cups, Walter,
Plates, etc , etc
"'city MARSHAL’S SALK.
City MahsiialV. Orricit, t
Savannah, June 7, 1887. f
TTNDERANDBY VIRTUE of a apodal tax
V.i execution placed in .my bund* by C. S.
HARDEE, cjty Treasurer I have levied on, and
will sell la accordance with law, on the FIRST
TUESDAY’ IN JULY, 1887, between the legal
hours of sale, lierore the Court House door. In
the city of Savannah, Chatham county, Geor
gia, the following property, to-wit:
One Pool Table, Cues and Balis, levied on as
the property of J. L MURPHY,
Purchasers paying for titles
ROBERT J WADE,
LEGAL N <Vr | ( BS.
f SEOROIA, Chatham County. Whereas.
y r JOHN S. MEHHTENB bos appllfxl to
Court of Ordinary for IratU’r* of Administration
on the estate of CATHARINE MEHHTENS,
Ttiee are. therefore, to rite and admonish all
whom it limy concern to Is and appear U'fore
said court, to make objection (If any they have)
on or before the FIRST MONDAY IN AUGUST
NEXT, otherwise said letters w ill be granted.
Witness the Honorable Hami’TO.x L FeKRILL,
Ordinary for Chatham county, this tbo Ist day
of July, 1887.
PHILIP M. RUSSELL, Jk.,
Clerk a. a. a c.
HOTEL SITE FOR SALE.
7 "HE site known an the United State* Bar
rack*, Savannah, Oa., purchased for hotel
purpose*, I* offered for sale, conditioned on the
erection of a modern hotel of not lea* than 4X)
room* within two years from delivery of titles
The property 1* centrally located, meaaure* a*)
by .-too feet, wltli atreet* on all aides, one of
which I* the promenade of the city, and faces
south on a beautiful park Savannah ha* go*,
electric light*, river and artesian water work*
Htreet railroad*, |iald lire de[iarttiient. splendid
police force, etc. It i* the headquarter* of two
extensive railroad system* and the aouthern
terminus of four steamship line*, jt I* an
active commercial centre, a* well as one of the
handsomest, and healthiest cities In the Union.
This Is the best opening to day in the South for
a first class hotel. For further particular* ud
dress E. A. WEIL or ED. F. NEuFVTLLE, Sa
The undersigned offers for sale at par ex-July
Coupon *600,<100 of the MARIETTA AND
north Georgia railway company's
FIRST MORTGAGE PER CENT. FIFTY
YEAR BONDS, in multiple* of SI,OOO to suit
r T"HEHF, hotel* can lie safely taken by Invea
-1 tor* as n reliable 0 per cent, security, which
will. In all probability, advance to 15 jsdnt*
above par within the next three or four years,
na this road will traverse a country unsurpassed
for mineral wealth, for climate, for acenery, lor
agriculturul purpose*, and for attractiveness to
The company hna mortgaged Its franchise and
entire line of railroad, built ami to be built, nod
all It* other property, to the Boston Kufe Deposit
and Triitt Company to secure He Issue of 60-year
0 percent. Imnas. These liond* will lie issued at
the rati' of about $17,000 jier mile, on a line ex
tending from Atlanta, Ga., to Knoxville, T'-nn.
A sinking fund Is provided fur their redemption.
It will be one of the best paying roads Iri the
Eolith It will lie of standard gauge and will
develop a region of country extending from
Middle Georgia, through North Carolina to
Knoxville. Tenn., where it will connect with
linen lending to Cincinnati, I/iuisvllle, Bt. Igiul*
The road is now completed to Murphy, N. C..
find Is to hi- pushed on to Knoxville as fast as
the nature or the couutry will js.-niut. The high
financial standing and energy of the men prin
cipally Iniercstml in it •ufllcwotly guarantees It*
oa i ly completion.
Further information will be furnished upon
application to A. I, HARTRIDGK, Bavnrmoh,
fin , or to BOODY, McI.ELLAN * CO., 67
Broadwuy. New York.
A Small Quantity in a
Glass of Water Makes a
Delicious Drink. *
IN QUART BOTTLES
A. M. & (fw. WEST'S.
C. 11. DORSITT’S COLUMN.
Commissioners' Sale for Partition
f. H. DORSETT, Auctioneer.
Under and by virtue of an order granted by tho
Honorable Superior Courtof Chatham county,
in the ease of SARAH A. WALTON versus
HETTY K WHALEY and the MERCHANTS
AND MECHANICS’ LOAN ASSOCIATION,
petitition for partition, we will sell, before the
Court House door in Savannah, during the
legal hours of sale, on TUESDAY, JULY 5,
All of that certain portion of land and tlja
tenements thereon, known oa sub-division* No*.
1 ami 2of lot Number 12 Trustees Garden, bav
inga front on Reynolds sttvet of seventy-sevea
feet and six Inches, with a depth of elghty-two
C net for sub-division No, 1, and sixty-five feat
for No. 2. Tortus cash.
C. H. DORSETT,
J L WHATLEY,
U. H Mf LAWS,
I find Residence
Containing three bed cham
bers and hath room on third
floor; a parlor, back parlor
and piazza on second floor;
dining room, store room and
kitchen on first floor.
The two-story outbuilding
contains four rooms.
This house is in a good
locality, convenient to two
lines of cars, churches and
schools. As the owner is
moving from the city a good
bargain can be had.
A handsome, well-appointed
dwelling near the P/irk. In
point of location, surround
ings and general “piake up”
the most critical should be
suited with this piece of realty.
Near S., F.fi t Ry. Depot
I have a fin? property, well
adapted to business purposes,
private dwelling or a board
No City Tax.
Beyond Anderson street, I
can sell one corner lot Second
Avenue and Whitaker, and one
inside lot between Whitaker
and Barnard on Second Ave
One lot on Montgomery,
hieing east, between First and
f will sell in the New Addi
tion (beyond Anderson) a
two-story residence containing
three bedrooms, parlor, dining
room and kitchen. Lot 30x
145. This is a bargain.
For SIO per month and SSO Cash
I will sell a beautiful lot ia
Southville. Southern front,
magnificent oaks and thickly
To be paid in reasonable time
after purchase is made—
sl4o one year thereafter,
$ 150 two years thereafter
$165 three years thereafter,
and no interest—l will sell a
lot 30x100 on Lorch street,
between .Jefferson and Mont*
A WEST BROAD STREET CORNER,
In a good locality, good for
business or residence, size 75
feet on West Broad by 40 feet
One Other Chance.
• For SIOO Cash
And time payments as follows:
One year after purchase, S9O;
Two years after purchase, $95;
Three years after purchase,
SIOO, without interest, I will
sell a lot on New Houston
street, near Burroughs.
C. H. Dorsett,
REAL ESTATE DEALER.