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Meetings--Savannah Is-dpi*. No. 1153, K. of
H.: St. Patrick’s T. A. B. Society.
Special Noticks Tothe Wholesale Merchants
and Cotton anil Naval Stores Factors of Savan
:mh. Travelers Protective Association; Notice,
Cheap Column Advertisements -Help Want
ed; For Kent: For Sale;Personal; Lost; Miscella
Fra, Tilt—l. *B.S. M. IT.
Summer Resorts —Canda House, New York.
Auction Sales Desirable Farm. Five Shares ,
Tybee Railroad Stock, by I. D. Laßoehe's Sons, j
Legal Salto-Chatham Sheriff's Sales; City
Steamship Schedcli;—Baltimore Steamship
Cabbage, Etc. AY. f). Simla ns & Cos.
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quickest routes. •
The national fish commission planted 05,-
421,000 shad last season. What a harvest of
bones will lie gathered!
It seems that the Atlanta people refused
to worship God according to the dictates of
their Mayor. Their independence is to 1 o
commended. Mayors arc not elected to de
cide religious questions.
New Yorkers are talking of erecting a
“soldiers'monument” to cost SIOO,OOO. It
would be well for them to finish their pres
ent undertakings in the monument lino be
fore engaging in another.
The Salvation Army lassies have de
parted for Atlanta, but they failed to take
the bass drum with them. What makes
their failure worse is the sail fact that tho
hole in the drum has been closed.
Queen Kapiolani is on her way back to
this country. She declares that she had a
good deal of fan at the jubilee and only re
grets that she was compelled to occupy a
chased carriage in the grand jubilee proces
A negro preacher in a South Georgia
county asked his congregation, tho other
day, for a short vacation. An old sister ob
jected, giving as a reason “dat do debil neb
ber takes no holt-relay, but Logit in hiswu’li
At Louisville, the other day, a cow- walked
into the millinery store of Mrs. Josephine
Freer.tz. and four policeman had all they
could do in putting her out. She doubtless
followed the insticts of feminine nature and
went in to obtain points on tho latest fash
Tho New York Tribune insists that the
Southern press lias been very much “moved’’
by the captured flags episode. Yes, “moved”
to laughter at the ridiculous failure of the
Tribune and its allies to provoke the Houth
ern people into giving serious attention to a
matter about which they care but little.
The tenth annua! meeting of the Ameri
can Bar Association will be held at Saratoga
Springs on Aug. IT, IS and 10. Thomas J.
Semmos, of Ixiuisiana, the President, will
deliver the opening address. Among the
iiilien- to be rend will Li one by Henry
lackson, Esq., of Atlanta, the subject being;
“Indemnity the Essence of Insurance; Evil
Consequences of legislation Qualifying this
It should be remembered that levi Bacon,
th-- late financial clerk of flu- Interior Dtv
pai tinent. was not appointed by the present
administration. It should also be remoin
bered that the lU-ptihlioau organs are not
loud in their comments ujkhi Bacon’s
“shortage." This is in keeping with the
policy of the organs. They always make
desperate attempts to conceal the misdeeds
if Republican ofllee-holdei-s.
Americans in London say that Mr. Blaine
is a mystery. They claim that hesjiewls his
time hobnobbing with the nobility, and that
he shows but little interest in people of less
note, including his American fellow citizens.
There is no cause for wonder, llr. Blaine
did not go all the way across the Atlantic to
•how interest in common people, lie re
serves that kind of thing for his political
stock in trade when he is at home.
It is not often that news comes from
the tomb, but lien- is a bit from Fremont,
0., tbe resting place of the late Rutherford
B. Hayes: He has, it seems, just pur
chased a team of coal-black horses. They are
described as “high-steppers.” The price is
not made public, but it is undoretood that
they cost a large sum. The interesting an-
Bounoement is also mode tliut tho defunct
statesman's chickens are doing exceedingly
Gen. Wolseley, who wrote a review of
Gen. Long's “Life of Gen. Lee,” which
Was published in MacMillan's Magazine,
and widely copied by tho American press,
has written a letter to Gen. C. G. Dahlgrcen,
of Mississippi, replying to some criticism* of
the review by Gen. Sherman and attacks
upon it by Jefferson Davis. The let ter deals
courteously with Gen. Sherman and rather
■everely with Mr. Davis. It will hardly be
forgotten, however, thut Gen. W'olseiev’s
article was very severe upon Mr. Davis, and
that the latter was justified in attacking it
as he did.
Middle Florida Railroads,
j Everything is now progressing very fa
i vorably for the projected railroad eonnec
| tions between Thomasville, Ga., and Tal
j lalißKi.ee and Monticello, Fla. There Is r.o
icas.ui to doubt that the connections will
j la l completed within n year. Mr. McLendon,
I of Thoinasvillo, liad a conference with
! Genera! Manager Haines, of the Savannah.
• Florida and Western railway yesterday,
which was entirely satisfactory. The
engineer of the Saavniuih, Florida
imd Western railway will give
his attention at once to the line
from Thomasville to the Georgia State
line, and so soon as the right of way is ob
tained the contracts for grading will be lot.
it can bo stated with considerable certainty
that the letting of contracts will not be de
layed beyond August 1.
From the Georgia State line one branch
will lie. built to Monticello and another to
Tallahassee. According to the agreement
these branches are to be graded by the
nlmve named towns. Monticello has about
$ IS,OOO already in bank to apply to the
grading of her branch and Tallahassee has
about $40,000 to lie used for a like purpose
on her branch. Of course these sums will
not he sufficient to do the work, but no ap
prehension is felt that either of the towns
will fail to perform her part of the agree
merit. As soon as they are informed of tho
routes of their respective lines they will see
to it that the funds are forthcoming to do
It may be that they are a little impatient
at the delay, but it is beneficial to them lie
cause it enables tho engineer to give a more
thorough study of the country to be trav
ersed, and so locate the lines as to impose
ujkju them the least possible burden in the
shape of the cost of grading. When the
work is once begun it will doubtless be
pushed forward vigorously.
From present indications it can tie safely
predicted that within twelve months trains
will lie running from Thomasville to Monti
eello and Tallahassee, and that ono of the
finest sections of Florida, which has
been, in a measure, overlooked by
those who have sought homes
in that .State, because it lacks the means of
communicating quickly with the markets of
the world, will have excellent railroad fa
eilities, and will rival other and better
known parts of the State in its attractions
for settlors. It is not too much to say that
the proposed roads will have tributary to
them some of the choicest lands of Florida,
and that Tallahassee and Monticello will
soon b* numbered among the most prosper
ous towns of the South.
Drummers’ License Fees.
The merchants in the great commercial
cities who have paid a drummers’ tax in
various towns in different parts of the coun
try propose to got their money back if they
can. The United States Supreme Court, re
cently declared this tax to he unconstitu
tional, anil tho merchants who have paid it
are advised that they can recover ail they
The decision of the Supreme Court was
rendered in a Tennessee case, and as it
covers about all possible jioints, it looks as
if the merchants had a chance of recovering
a very handsome sum of money. Home idea
of the amount collected from drummers
throughout the entire country may he ob
tained from the amount that has been collect
e l in the District of Columbia. In ISBI it was
$40,000, though the average in subsequent
years was about SIO,OOO. Probably the
whole amount would not fall far short of
$1.50,000. When it is remembered that the
tax was pretty generally imposed, and that
it was collected for quite a number of years,
it will besom that it is not a small sum
that the merchants propose to make an
effort to got. If suits are begun against all
the small towns which have collected the
tax n good many lawyers will have their
business increase 1. It is doubtful, however,
if a demand will be made upon any but the
larger cities for a return of the tax.
Signs of Improvement.
To the careful observer, traveling on tho
railroads of this Stats-, many changes fur
tho better nre noticeable. Comfortable
farm houses are being built, uml in many
instances they are rendered attractive by
well kept lawns and flower gardens. It is
also noticeable tliut more attention is L-ing
given to vegetable gardens. Better barns
and other outbuildings nre L-ing erected
which fact indicates that more care is being
given to stock, and to protecting hay and
grain from tho weather.
These evidences of improvement in the
country are gratifying. They show that
the spirit of progress is not confined to the
towns. The farmer, ns a rule, may not he
very prosperous, but it is evident that he is
not going backward or standing still. Tho
numerous com fields which are to be seen
from the ear window creates the impression
that more corn has been planted this year
than ever before. If this impression is cor
rect the fanner is la-ginning to understand
that diversified crops promise better results
than the one crop system. He secs that the
practice of buying all of his sup
plies is ruinous, and lie is gradually
abandoning it. When ho reaches the jxiiut
of producing as much corn, wheat, bacon,
etc., us will supply his own wanks he will be
much more prosperous than he is at present.
But cotton still remains tho chief, und, in
too many instances, the sole reliance of tho
farmer. The cotton crop along the rail
roads looks well, and if it is as promising
away from the lines of travel it will L> n
good one. The point to which it is desired
to call attention, however, is that the funn
ing districts of the State show improvement
und that all the progress is not in the towns.
An ex-Confedcrate at Rio Grande City,
Tex., writes to the Galveston .Voii-x sug
gestlng that all ex-Confedi-mtes join in a
petition to tlm Governors of tho Southern
States to return to the Secretary of War
at Washington “the smallest proofs in their
possession of tho valor of our Southern
armies against our Northern brethren with
tbe compliments of the soldiers of the late
Confederate States." Now, then, let us see
how this proposition will be received by tho
Here is another suggestion about the cap
tured flags: The IVu’otfe, tile Washington
organ of the veterans of the Mexican war,
wants all the battleflags now in the posses
sion of the Heen-tary of War to be buried
in a sunken vault “at the capital of tho ua
tion," and a suitable monumenterected over
them dedicated to national reconciliation.
Perhaps if the consent of Gen. Fail-child and
the belligerents r, f the U. A. R., can be ob
tained, Congress may lie induced to consider
It is said that when Itoscoe Conkling goes
driving in Central Park, New York, be
carries his law reports and briefs with him,
gets Into a shady corner, and reads. Like
many other Americans, he works while lie
TIIE MORNING NEWS: TUESDAY. JULY 5, 1887.
A Chance for Patriotipm and Profit.
The* cutting down of forests in the South
by the owners of saw mills is opening up
large tracts of cheap lands, which are
gradually being turned into forms. The
larger portion of these lands will produce
cotton, corn, fruits and vegetables, and,
where fertiliz'd, will make as good crops as
The mill men still hold large tracts from
which the trees havo boon cut. It wpuld
seem that it would not lie a bad plan for
them to form a syndicate for the purpose of
placing at least a portion of their holdings
on tho market. Many in-ui in the North
and West would avail themselves of thc
opportunity thus afforded to secure homes
in tho South, where tho climate permits
out-of-door work the whole year, where
crops are certain, and where the rigors of
bleak winters may be escaped.
Last year a well-to-do farmer from North
ern Ohio came to this section of Georgia and
leased a tract of land as an experiment His
experience has been so satisfactory that ho
has decided to soli his farm in Ohio and
spend the remainder of bis days here. Ho
also intends to try to induce a number of his
neighbors in Ohio to follow his example.
To the farmers and mechanics of the North
and West the South must look for the in
crease of iks white population. The un
skilled immigrant from Europe cannot com
pete with the negro in the lower kinds of
labor, and therefore will not. forthe present
at least, come South. To the Northern or
Western man. however, who is looking for
cheap lands, and who has the means to estab
lish himself, the South offers inducements un
equaled by those of nny other country in the
world. For immigrants of this class tlig
lands arc here, but there should be some
organization, so that the lands may lie
properly placed before those who would
like to buy them. The Morning News
knows of no men better able to form such
an organization than the mill and lumber
men of the South. They own the lands, for
which they have no further use, and they
Imve the capital and business training neces
sary to make such an undertaking a success.
This question is worthy of their considera
tion. not only as a matter of patriotism, but
as one of profit.
The New York Timex publishes an extract
from a letter written by a gentleman who is
interested in an iron company at Anniston,
Ala. It has a representative character, and
will serve ns a safe commentary on South
ern industrial affairs.
There was never a period In the history of
iron making at Anniston, the gentleman
says, when the production was so large and
uniform as during the past four months.
There was a demand for all the iron that
could be male, and several thousand tons
ahead were sold. The shipments took every
ear the railroads could supply, and not as
many cars as were needed were furnished.
At present, notwithstanding iron is selling at
a low price, the two furnaces of the eoni
)>auy are earning over $120,000 a year.
Two new coke furnaces are being rapidly
erected. On a yearly pro lu -' ioa o! 75,00)
tons, which is 25,0)0 tons less
than their estimated capacity, they
will earn net $200,00), putting
earnings on a basis of the lowest price for
iron reached in tho Cincinnati market since
ISOO. This would bring the minimum
earning capacity of the entire property to
over 12 per cent, a year.
In such a business as the gentleman de
scribes there is no fictitious boom. Tho
company does not want to sell out, but is
managing its property as an investment.
This being true, the company's earnings
furnish’ a fair illustration of Southern
progress. It is doubtful if any other section
of the country can make such an exhibit.
Whenever there shall be the same progress
in agriculture as there is in industrial
affairs, the South’s prosperity will not only
he as great, as could lie desired, but it will
The New York Tribune says that Senator
George F. Hoar, of Massachusetts, has a
great aversion to being made the subject of
a newspaper interview. He says that what
ever a public men wishes to say to the pub
lic should be put over his own signature.
Whenever a reporter attempts to mako in
quiries of the Senator the replies are n long
series of blanks. A New York reporter in
treduced himself to tho Senator recently for
the fifteenth time. “Have I met you be
fore. I’’ 1 ’’ asked tho latter. “Certainly,” re
plied the reporter, “I have met you a groat
many times.” “Well, Ido not care to bo
interviewed, and you must not quote
me,” said the Senator. Just then Uriah
Painter, the old Washington correspondent,
came up and began asking the Senator
questions about the interstate commerce
law and its operations in Massachusetts.
Painter’s inquiries were for his own per
sonal benefit. The Senator, however, had
seen him in conversation a few minutes be
fore with the reporter, and conceived the
idea that Painter was engaged in some kind
of a scheme to draw him into a trap and
secure an expression of his opinion for
publication without his consent. It look
Painter fifteen minutes to remove this im
pression from the Senator’s mind. There is
something wrong about the man who re
fuses to talk with reporters.
A correspondent sends tho Louisville
Courier-Journal this interesting bit of gos
sip about “Betty and tbe baby": “After
months of ill-health the handsome young
wife of Gen. Buckner is rapidly regaining
strength. And the baby! The young
Simon Bolivar is tho finest specimen of a
Kentucky baby that could Ik- shown. He is
11 months old and weighs nearly thirty
pounds. His placidity of temjier
and tho cool way in which he
receives compliments and flattery
aro not excelled by Mrs, Clovelond
herself. He revives homage nshis due, and
if the baby is to bo the new element in
)H)lities, then Simon Bolivar tho Second is
the worthy standiusl bearer. His nurse
was askc 1 .if he was frightened by the
cheers which greeted Him when she carried
him in the convention. Tho question wns
retvivod almost as an indignity, and she
answered proudly; ‘No, he liked it.’” No
doubt Gen. Buckner rejoices in the jiosses
sion of “IJotty and the Imby," for their in
fluence is doing much to make him Gover
nor of Kentucky.
Tho last volume of the United States cen
sus reports for the year ISBO was issued a
few days ago. It is now almost tiin-- for
the next census to lie taken. Some plan
ought to lie devised by which the reports
may be issued earlier. Perhaps the employ
ment of a larger forco of compilers might
accomplish the object.
The statement is made that tbe number
of eases of infanticide in Boston is alarming.
The perpetrators should bo ferreted out and
severely punished. Infanticide is a crime
too heinous to be toicrutod.
They Have a Very Sickly Cast.
From the Galveston Xews, ( Dent.)
The Cincinnati Commercial Grzette has
learned “from a number of Senator Sherman's
I supporters in Cincinnati that more decisive
! measures must bo taken to promote his Presl
j dential interests." It would seem so. They
; have at present a very sickly cast.
They Must Have Blood.
From *'m- Missouri Republican (Deni.)
Republican forgery forced Mr. Jefferson Da
vis to break the decorous silence he was main
taining on the flag incident. He writes to plead
for peaqe, but he might hive known tnat the
Tuttles and Halsteads must have blood to drink
to keep their consumptive, party alive.
What tho Republican Party Needs.
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer, (Dem.)
The Louisville Cnirier-Jonrnnl suggests that
if the Republicans propose to make their presi
dential fight on the flag issue the man they want
is Sergeant Bates. "He li;ik carried th** flag
everywhere.” it says, “and lie has brought it
back. <>n the flag issue, pure and simple. Bates
could g**t more votes North and South than any
one else." The only objection that might Ih*
urged to this is that Sergeant Bates is dead, but
that is no objection in this case. In the present
condition of the Republican party a dead candi
date seems to be what it needs.
“The Traffic in Sectional Hate.”
From the New York Times (Pep.)
“While those who fought and who have so
much to forgive lead fn the pleasant ways of
peaoe, how wicked appear the traffic in sec
tional hate and the bctrayul of patriotic senti
ment.” These words of'the President of the
United States, combining the loftiest patriotism
with a sober censure of recent intemperate
utterances concerning the rescinded hattleflag
order, “frenzied appeals to passion for unworthy
purposes,” will confirm and extend the feel
ing of confidence and respect which is enter
tamed for him by a vast majority of the people
of this country. They are the words of a man
who conceives for patriots a nobler duty than
the systematic treasuring up of the memories
and the visible symbols of civil strife, a mop?
useful occupation than the frequent and fiery
irritation or principles which none dispute, ana
which are nowhere more heartily and fully
recognized than among those whose defeat
established them forever.
The livery horse not as much of a charger
as the chap that runs the stable.— Yonkers
“I wonder which Mrs. Simperton loves most;
her bull terrier or her baby.”
“How can you ask? You know babies are not
fashionable/ — Town Topics.
A Western token player who was caught
with a couple of aces up his sleeve explained
that the mustard plaster on his bark must have
drawn them there.— Xetv York Star.
A young girl of St. Louis, Mo-,
As lovely and sweet as a ho.,
Was mortified seau
At not haring a beau.
That she strung herself up in a bro.
A romantic young man of this city, who wrote
to his best girl, among other thing's, that hers
was the brow where innocence reposes, received
an answer that the compliment was a good one,
but that it belonged to him, as surely his was
the brow where-in-uo-sensc reposes.— Cleveland
Wife: (3 a. m.,)—lt is very unkind of you,
John, to disturb me at this unseemly hour,
when you know that I h ive been making calls
all day and must lie tired.
Husband: (just inj—Well, I've been making
“calls*' all night, ail' I’m (hie) tired, too.—
Literary Lodger (to new servant)—Oh, you
are the new servant ; and what might your name
“ 'Anner, sir.”
L. L.—Hannah or Anna?
K.—Tain't neither, sir; its 'Anner, with two
Smith, who is afflicted with a sore throat, has
asked his friend Brown to examine it.
Brown (peering down Smith's throat)—On
which side is the'None spot?
Smith (speaking with difficulty)—On the left
Brown—Coming up or going down?— Texas
It’s $lOO in your pocket.” whispered the
defendant's lawyer to the juror, “if you can
bring about a verdict of manslaughter in th*'
second degree,” Such proved to lx* the ver
dict, and the lawyer thanked the juror warmly
as ho paid him the money. “Yes," said the
juror, it was tough work, but I got there after
awhile. All the rest went in for acquittal.”—
Rival belles: He (to Miss Breezv, of Chicago)
—Do you know the Wabashes of Michigan ave
nue. Miss Breezy?
M iss Breefty- Very slightly.
He—l have heard that Miss Wabash is a very
cultivated young lady.
Miss Breezy (superciliously)- I fancy that all
the culture Clara Wabash him could be put in a
small cart and easily backed down hill.— New
Some of Buffalo’s public school children
should have had a chapter in “English os she is
taught." Among the questions in the last term
examination was this: "What are the chief ad
vantages of New York city?" One answer was:
“The Statue of Liberty and New York Bay.”
Another, “The zoological gardens and the cle
vated railroads,” an* i another, "Jay Gould and
its amusements." These are actual answers
taken at random from several hundreds of pa
pers. These are not specimens of what the most
untutored minds in our public schools an* capa
ble of. Some of the answers to questions in
geography are so wide of the mark that a pre-
Adamite ought to have known better.— Buffalo
Friends of Mr. George say he would like to go
Samuel J. Randall's attack of rheumatism
has nlsmt subsided.
President Cleveland has fill his shoes made
in Albany, and wears eights, extra broad.
Senator M a hone has had his “pants" burg
larized, the Richmond Dispatch says, of $2OO.
Gov. Lounshury denies the story that he
scolded a waiter lor offering him a glaas of wine
Mr. Burgess denies for Gen. Paine the rumor
that the latter has sold the yacht Mayflower to
E. D. Morgan.
John Russell Young denies that he has ac
cepted the Presidency of the Philadelphia Ami-
Richard Henry Stoddard writes his poems
in a hand of such neatness and legibility "as
would put a type writer to the blush.”
The liOndon critics an* much more cordial in
their treatment of Mrs. James Brown Potter
than they were after her initial jierfornmnoe.
Tin. widow of Hans Makart, who, before her
marriage, was a ballet girl at the opera in Vien
Da, intends to go to Pans to resume her former
One hundred Keefers attended the reunion
of the Keefer family in Frauklin county, I’a.. at
the residence of William S. Keefer, Lettcrkenuy
township, on Sat unlay.
Carter Harrison sent a check* for $l,OOO a
few days ago to the treasurer of St. Luke's Hos
pital in Chicago to endow a bed in memory of
nls lute wife, Mrs. Margaret te Stearns Harrison.
Mrs. M. M. Snell, a loader in the Woman's
Christian Temperance Union of Mississippi, has
been eboseu editor of the Strord and'Shield,
whose lab* editor, It. I. Gambrell, was recently
When President Mcf'osh, of Princeton, talks
he wants to walk m ound. When a point is to
Ih* impressed he will pause a moment in his
stroll over the platform and turn his face full to
the audience, moving his head up and down to
emphasize further his remark.*;.
“Miits** Kelly's fame ns a Hall player is hnv- H
Riga bad effect ou his playing. The crowd of
onlookers at a gam • expect a $lO,OOO catcher to
play u |H?rfect gam • and yell and Jeer when
Ktu) makes an ern f Top touch notoriety
sometimes impairs even a great man's useful
Jons T Raymond’s collection of old coins was
sold in Now York on Monday for less than sBAfl.
T he s.**<• piece, with which he was accustomed to
do his "matching." went for s*>(>. A silver dol
lar. on which the year of coinage had been clev
erly changed anti which cost the dead comedian
s.‘st)o, brought only $5 00.
It i re]K>rt*Ml that Sir George M. Pullman, the
palace ear potentate, will visit Italy next month
and receive the tit 1*- of duke from the hands of
King Humbert. Sir George seems to have a
great future if he remains at Rome. There are
many vacant thrones in Euroiv*. and ?Vnator
Frye says the Italians an? the coming power.
Russell Sagf. is one of the most difficult men
to reach, unless by tho?** posseted of the ojien
sewinie, being usually in a private room with
the ante-room guarded. When found lie is gen
erally sitting at a t ible, and while talking his
eyes are always on the papons before him and
his manner brusque. He is about years old,
tall, fairly robust, his solemn face being coh
ered with a full beard without moustache.
“EGGS IS EGG3.”
Why Northern Hens Lay Bigger Eggs
than Southern Hens.
From the New York Evening Sun.
“Eggs begin to come from the South in
January,” said a Dey street dealer, “and they
run up just like shad and strawberries. \ few
come from Texas. There is big money in the
business there if it is developed. But it isn’t
worked up yet. North Carolina starts in first.
In about four weeks afterward we get some
lroin Washington, which come from the Shen
andoah Valley. Then comes the Eastern shore
• Pennsylvania, and then come Ohio. West
Virginia and Kentucky. Ohio usually drops in
a month after North Carolina, but this year she
was even with her."
"Which are next in the procession?”
"Th** Far West and Southwest, by way of
Kansas and St. Louis. Then lowa and Illinois.
After them come Northern Indiana, Minnesota,
Dakota, Northern lowa, and Michigan. We get
some—not many from Dakota.”
"How about New York?”
"This State Ims so many large towns that
most of her eggs are consumed in the interior
markets. After they get through pickling,
however, New York dealers send ns some fresh
eggs in the summer. Canada comes next to the
Far West. Foreign eggs have been barred out
this season because prices have been better in
England. They took very well where they
could be sold for enough less to make it an ob
ject for people to use them.”
“Why are Southern eggs so much smaller?”
“That is because they adhere so much to the
game fowl down there. The difference is not
only in .size, but in the quality of the meat. The
Cochins, Plymouth Rocks, or any other North
ern breeds afford altogether more nutri
ment in their eggs than the Southern fowl. The
best way to ship is in free cases, with patent di
viding pastelxiards unless the shipper is a very
skillful packer, when the best way is to send
them in barrels packed in cut straw.”
"Is much pnekiing done?”
"There an* firms in New York State that
pickle from 100 to 1.009 barrels, KJO to a barrel.
lowa has single picklers that put away from
000 to 5,000 barrels, and so has Minnesota. Chi
cago has refrigerators that can hold6o,ooocases.
In this city the refrigerators are only used in
cases of emergency. But talk about pickling
eggs. Germany takes the lead. There are some
vats in this country that hold 25.000 eggs, but
one German pickier lias a vat that holds 500
barrels, or 420,000 eggs. He pickles yearly from
75.000 to 100,000 barrels of eggs, or from <3:3,000,-
000 to $4,000,000 eggs.
Throe Sides to a Story.
From Town Topics.
“Who is Ned?” Why I thought that you knew*
We once were engaged for a year!
Oh. but that was before I knew you—
That was ages ago. my dear.
“Over cordial!” Now, Hubby, for shame!
Such nonsense! Yes. tnat was his wife—
Demure little thing, and so tame -
Men do make such blunders in life.
Ned was such a good-hearted fellow;
“Devoted!" of course lie was then;
Oh. you need not frown and turn yellow,
I could have had a dozen men.
One thing I will say. however,
He’s unhappy, that I can see;
Poor fellow! he probably never
Quite conquered his passion for me.
“Too poor!* yes. hut proud as a lord.
When you enme—well you know the rest—
Dear, you said you would take mo abroad;
Yes, of course I loved you the best.
“Ned. who is that overdressed lady
You greeted so warmly to day?
What is it you’re keeping so shady?
What is she to you anyway?”
“That, lady—the wife of a banker
(Thought her toilet remarkable fine);
By the way, you ought to thank her,
She was once on old flame of mine.
I offered my congratulations;
Nothing more, to tell you the truth;
Our affair, mere infatuation.
In the days of my callow youth.
Was she fond of me? Well, she said so.
Did I love her? We spooned for a year;
Why didn't we marry ? Why, you kuow
I met you and loved you. my dear.
Of course we all knew that he bought her—
Youth and beauty exchanged for pelf—
What? If you weren't a rich mans daughter?
My dear! I loved you for yourself!”
THE TRUE VERSION.
'Twas the old, old story, repeated, of two young
hearts that once beat as one;
Their twin aspirations defeated, and their young
lives forever undone.
You think so? Well, you're sadly mistaken;
they each had—a something to sell;
Now each fancies the other forsaken, and both,
yes they both “married well.”
Concluded It Was Necessary.
From the Dakota Bell.
A number of years ago, during the grass
hopper raids in Dakota and other parts of the
West. Elder Blodgett held a series of revival
meetings iu a small place in the southeastern
part of the Territory, where the settlement then
was chiefly confined. He had preached a pow
erful sermon and had induced about two-thirds
of the congregation to come forward and indi
cate their desire to unite with the church. Fear
ing that some might not fully understand the
new duties the step would involve, he began to
explain what they must not do in the future.
"You must stou lyin' an' cheatin' an’ Sab
bath-breakin’," ho said, "an' if any of you've
!>een stealin' you've got to stop that, too. An'
there must 1k no more covetin’, or neighbor
hood quarrelin'. and no swearin'—”
"Elder,” said a grizzled old fellow who was
kneeling in front of the pulpit, as he raised his
head, "ye say we m(isn't swear no more?”
"That'B it- ye musn't swear a tall.”
“Can’t we cuss the 'hoppers?”
“Well, that lets me out, then!” and he rose and
• Me too!” put in a dozen others as they began
to get up.
“Hold on," shouted the elder, as the fruits of
bis labor began to vanish, “come back an' I
reckon ye can swear 'bout the'hoppers a little!
Cuss ’em quietly when there ain't nobody
'round, an' then pray that they won t come
next summer. This is the third year they’ve
been here, an' I low myself it's 'bout time we
backed up our prayers with a little something
The Yellow-Headed Boy.
From the Chicago Tribune.
On a suburban train not long ago a beautiful
little fellow- with long yellow curls attracted
much attention from the passengers by his
bright questions to his mother and bis ready re
sponse to the advances of the admiring specta
"How old are you, my little man?" asked a
very swell youth in a tall silk hat, silver headed
cane, and a very high collar. The little chap
cocked his head ou one side and looked his ques
tioner over rather doubtfully, evidently as to
what sort of fish, flesh or fowl it was, but finally
responded: “Five yoes.”
"All," replied ihe swell youth, “and when
were you 5?”
The little mail cocked his head on the other
side and took a long look at the swell youth.
The result of his examination didn’t appunr to
be entirely favorable, for ho suddenly assumed
a very dignified and n >n committal air and
turned to look out of the window, remarking*
‘*<>n my birthday, of cou’se." When the passen
gers burst into a laugh of genuine mirth it
seemed to strike the little fellow a.-* fuuny too,
and after a look around the car he added a shrill
littl? laugh to the chorus, looked knowingly at
the swell young man, und then looked out ot the
From the Country.
From the Boston Transcript.
There was an odd incident at one of the sea
shore places one day last week. A couple of
ladies, who do not. live in Boston, and whose
unpretentious way of life had perhaps led them
to fear that they might lie looked down upon
by Boston people, had taken board at a hotel
much patronized by Bostonians of an excellent
sort. Walking uhout the corridor of the house
on the first evening after their arrival, and ob
serving with un inter *st natural in new-comers
the people about them, they happened t * ob
serve two ladies standing in the corridor not far
away. It struck tin* younger of the two new
comers. who is a little short-bighted, that th**sc
two ladies whom she saw in the corridor wore
quite shabby in appearance, bhe turned to her
companion and whispered:
"well, I guess we can hold up our heads with
this s*rt of people."
The elder seized her handkerchief in a vain
attempt to smother a hearty heigh They had
been looking at their own reflection in a biz
Cooling Her Off.
From the AV/r York Sun.
“Teaching, to me," said an enthusiastic young
schoolma’am. "is a holy calling. To sow in tin*
young mind the seeds of future knowledge, and
watch them as they grow and develop is a
pleasure greater than I can tell. I never weary
of my work. I think only of—”
"1 am very Sorry,” Interrupted the young man
to whom si p want liking, "that you arc so de
voted to your profession. Miss Clara. I had
ho)Kvl t hat some day I might nek you in fact,
1 called to-night to but 1 hardly care to go on,
in the light or what you—"
“You may go on, Mr .Smith,” said the young
lady softly, * Tin a little too enthusiastic at
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
Postmaster Graff, of Carson, recently re
ceived a letter with the request that he ’‘hand it
to any person who has hog cholera in his
family.” It has not yet been delivered.
It is said that whenever the wind blows stead
ily from the south on June 21 the following
three months will be characterized by extreme
heat and frequent" thunder showers, It blew
from the south on June 21 this year.
It is believed the tunnels of the Northern Pa
dfic railroad in Montana, where caves have ob
structed travel this winter, will never be safe
until they are arched with solid masonry,
which will be an enormously expensive under
The rapidity with which a railroad builds up
a section of country is demonstrated in the fact
that there are now eleven towns on the Los
Angeles and San Gabriel Valley railroad in
Southern California, not one of which existed
three months ago.
The Utica (Mich.) Sentinel of a recent date
contains the following card of thanks: “Loa
Green tenders thanks to her Aunt Lerieh for
nine yards of white and four yards of blue
cheese doth, also one and a half dozen buttons
purchased in New York for her graduating
Some time Sunday night thieves removed the
corner-stone of the new bt. John's Church at
Omaha thinking that there was a number of
valuable coins in the box. But in this they
were fooled. The box was removed from the
stone early in the evening and taken to the col
lege for safety.
An unruly fellow who was arrested in Boston
escaped from his captor and sought a hiding
place in a narrow space between two dwellings,
where he was subsequently discovered so tightly
wedged in that it was necessary to knock a hole
through the wall from one of the rooms in order
to extricate him.
The State Historical Society of Wisconsin,
which has been assiduously accumulating rebel
lion and slavery literature for a quarter of a
century past, and which has the reputation of
having one of the finest collections of Mu? kind
in the United States, has just issued a catalogue
of its treasures. This comprises 1,617 titles
of books, pamphlets and manuscripts of every
A oila monster has been sent to the St. Louis
Zoological garden from Denver. This monster
is a fifteen-inch lizard that is found in the dark,
deep, out-of-the way caves and canons of Mon
tana, and is different, from almost every other
animal known to the scientists, save the eyeless
fish of the Mammoth Cave. Jt cannot live
in the sunlight, and its breath is said to be
The following extract from recent legislative
proceedings in the State of Missouri would in
dicate that statesmen out there are apt at rep
artee: First member—l can furnish a hatful
of opinions; yes, sir, a hatful because I do not
think your hat is very large. (Loud laughter
and applause.) Second member My lmt may
not be very large, but it covers brains, notmusli.
(Shrieksot laughter and uproarious applause.;
South African jurymen are not always very
wise. qA girl was tried at the Riverside Circuit
Court for administering poison to the family
which she served. The first verdict returned
was ••murder." “Impossible.” said the Judge,
"no one has l>een killed!" The jury went
back and returned a verdict of “suicide." "But
the girl is still alive!" expostulated the Judge.
On this th<* jury gave it up and returned a ver
dict of "not guilty.”
This was the way a country blacksmith was
seen removing that portion of an ax handle that
remained fti the eye, the break being close to the
iron. The wood could not be driven out. and. as
nails had been driven in at the end, could not be
bored out. He drove the bit of sharp edge into
some moist earth, and then built a fire around
the projecting part. The wood was soon charred
so that it was easily removed. The moist earth
so protected the tempered part of the ax that it
sustained no injury.
Wagons are daily passing through Cisco, Tex.,
from the east, laden with household plunder
and children. Two of them showed inscriptions
on the. wagon sheets in bold but rude letters,
one of them bearing, ‘ln God We Trusted,
Went West and Got Busted." The other, with
more sentiment, says, "Last Fall We Came from
Baekin Sack, Got Sorry, and Now go Rackin
Back." Each wagon coining from Arkansas is
followed by a large number of dogs, yearlings,
and colts, show ing that the trip has been favor
able to the increase of live stock as well as chil
TnE Medical Society of Rhode Island is in
formed by Dr. Swarts, of Providence, as the re
sult of the latter’s study and experiments on
various devices for filtering water at the mouth
of the faucet, that the lest of them can only
cleanse the water of possible microbes, or dis
ease germs, for a few hours after their first ap
plication: that after this time it is impossible
thoroughly to clean the filter, and it becomes a
place of deposit and accumulation of the germs
themselves, which are liable to propagate at the
ordinary temperature of kitchens at a very rapid
rate. Thus tne filter is worse than none. II*?
concludes that the only safety in the matter of
water is to use that which is known to be pure,
or, if this cannot Ik? known with certainty, to
use only water that has been boiled and cooled
with pure ice.
The ice bag for seasickness is recommended
in a general way by a correspondent of the
Boston Transcript, who made twenty-six round
trips, or fifty two tours, and was always seasick
until the last time he went. His explanation of
the exception is: "I took a rubber bag w ith me,
some twelve inches long and four inches wide,
with an iron clamp to close the mouth of the
bag, and filled it with small pieces of ice every
morning (the steward brought me the ice in a
bowl;, and applied it on the spine, at the base of
the brain, down Vet ween my shoulders, for say
half to three-quarters of ail hour; or rather I
lav on it. pressing it against the spine. This
will, no doubt, seem a very harsh treatment,
but, on the contrary, it has a most soothing
effect, so that frequently I fell asleep while
under it. and afterward felt braced up and
‘splendid’ for the day, enjoying every hour and
every meal. Ido not advise every one to use
this treatment; not at all, for my application
was given under medical advice.”
Proorehsivis Japan, says a writer on the sub
ject, owns seventeen of the twenty-three ob
servatories found in Eastern Asia, the other six
being owned by England, France and Corea.
There are seventeen meteorological observa
tories in Japan. Of these fifteen are owned by
the government and two by private persons.
Through a soecial arrangement made with for
eign countries these observatories are allowed
to have three free telegraphic communications
each day with every other observatory in the
world. This privilege is enjoyed alike by the
government and the private observatories Now
it looks rather strange, but is nevertheless a
fact, that the great Chinese Empire does not
possess a single observatory. Fortunately
there is one at Shanghai, owned by French
men, and two more at llong-Kong and
Amoy, both owned by Englishmen. By main
taining communication with these three obser
vatories the Japanese weather bureau is able to
predict weather with tolerable accuracy. But
as all of them lie on the southern coast of China,
there is no way of finding out what kind of
weather they nave in the interior of China ex
cept niter long delay. In Corea t here are three
observatories, of which one is in charge of the
Japanese government, and the other two are
under European officials in tlio Corean custom
A number of Interesting experiments have
just boon made with such electrical machines as
arc employed in industries, with a view of deter
mining under what conditions they may become
dangerous, says a writer in the London Times.
Those have been conducted by M. I>*Arsonvn),
who has already established the fact that what
is truly dangerous where these irmch mosaic
used is the extra current that occurs at the mo
ment the current is broken, and in order to an
nul this extra current he proposed to Interpose
u series of voltameters containing acidulated
water along tlu* conducting wire. The new ar
rangement now employed wat once inoreshni 1 *
and efficient. Ii consists of a V-shnn •! tins*
made of an insulating substance, which after
iving tilled with mercury, is interposed in the
main current. In order to close the latter, it is
only invewary to turn a tap. which is arranged
similarly to too tap on n, gns pip'. In this way
the machine is unprimed without its being a 1 Is
to give an extra current spark. Another ar
langement is n Iso made use of, a glass tube
being filled with mercury and dipped into a
reservoir containing the same substAnce. This
time is provided with a ground stopjvr. this not
only permitting the suppression of the extra
current hut also interposing any sort of re
sistance in the current. Although these details
npjH*ar rather technical, they relate to a
most important matter. The use of electrical ,
machines i increasing, and it is of practical use
to know that currents are not dangerous ifnt.il a
power of lA\) volts is reached. It is also of in
terest to know that, the mechanism of death
varies with the nature of the electricity used.
Tims, with the extra current or with alternating
currents, there is no anatomical lesion, and the
Pit lent can usually lx* brought hack to life
thro jgh tne practice of artincial respiiation. os
employed iu cas**.< f drowning The dischnr ;e
of static electricity from batteries, on tin con
trary, causes a disorganization of the tissues
that renders truiticuu all attempts to restore hie.
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been sold under 15c per yard.
BLACK SILKS at 50c.; worth 65c. a yard.
BLACK SILKS at 75c.; worth 00c. a yard.
BLACK SILKS at $1: worth Si 15 a yard.
SURAH SILKS, both in Black and Colored, at
75c.; worth §1 per yard.
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and 50c. per yard. The above figures do not
represent much more than half the cost of these
50 Pieces Yard Wide BLEACHED SHEETING
at 6kLc. n yard.
25 Pieces 10-4 BLEACHED SHEETING at 25c.;
worth 30c. a yard.
100 Pieces STANDARD PRINTS at 5c.; re
duoed from Bc. a yard.
100 Pieces Linen Finish PRINTED MUSLIN at
5c.; worth Bc. a yard.
100 Pieces CHECK NAINSOOK at 5c.; reduced
from Bc. a yard.
100 Pieces INDIA LINEN at B*4c.; reduced
from 10c. a yard.
50 Pieces INDIA LINEN, 40 inches wide, at
10c.: worth 15c. a yard.
100 Dozen BLEACHED HUCK TOWELS, pure
Linen and yards long, at 20c. each.
500 Yards BLEACHED TABLE DAMASK at
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50 SARATOGA TRUNKS ranging in price
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100 Pieces CANTON MATTING ranging in
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Preparatory to Taking Stock
I will offer Special Inducements in
MY ENTIRE STOCK,
With exception of my Empire State Shirt.
THE following goods will be sold cheaper thaw
ever offered m Savannah:
Summer and India Silks.
( ream. White and Light Shades of Albatross.
Colored and Black all Wool Dress Goods
Black Camel’s Hair Grenadines at 85c.; 40 iucb
Printed Linen lawns at less than cost.
Real Scotch Ginghams at less than cost.
Black Henriettas at $1 40 aud $1 75; sold at
$2 and $2 25.
Ladies' and Children's Silk and Lisle Thread
Hose in black and colored.
Ladies' and Children’s Undervests; best goods
in the market.
Linen Sheeting and Pillow-Case Linen..
Cream and White Table Damask.
0-4 White Damask at $1; former price $1 50.
Napkins and Doylies in cream and white.
Linen Damask Towels in white and colored
Linen Huck in white and colored bordered.
Pantry (’rash Doylies at great reduction.
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