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GEORGIA AND FLORIDA.
NEWS OF THE TWO STATES TOLD
A Cutter With a Wife in a Distant State
Has a Good Time at Augusta, But
Finally Is Forced to Flee—The New
Boats for the Savannah River Trade
in Process of Construction at Au
Grapes are ripening rapidly around
Crop prospects continue very fine in Tal
Butts county will vote on the prohibition
question Aug. 4.
The crops between Carnesvillo and Latt
ner’s Gap look fine.
The lathers and plasterers are at work on
the new hotel at Brunswick.
The corn crop of Dougherty county is
safe. Recent rains have insured a good
The Romo and the Columbus district con
ferences are in session at Romo and Butler
Tho funds necessary to erect anew build
ing for the Carnesvillo Baptist church will
soon be raised.
In Harris county crop prospects are still
very flattering. The corn crop is reported
Doc. Thompson has bought out the entire
mercantile interest of Hon. Walter T. Me-
Arthur, at McArthur, Montgomery county.
W. M. Griffin, of the Twenty-eighth dis
trict of Sumter, has a four year-old sow that
bus littered mid raised seventy-two pigs in
the last three years.
Two white men named Allen Dickson and
Jesse Farm were drowned Tuesday, at 4
o’clock, in Dead river, about thirty miles
A city whose store rooms and residences
•re rented before they are built can fairly
be said to be on a substantial boom. That
is the condition of Americas.
The Georgia Marble Company, of Mari
etta, have enjoined the Southern Marblo
Company from constructing it railroad over
their land to reach their quarry.
There will be a reunion of the surviving
Confederate soldiers who went to the war
from all of what was originally Campbell
Oounty, at Douglasville on July 21.
Saturday will be a big day in Harlem.
The Masonic barbecue and the laying of the
corner-stone of tho new Academy, with re
duced rates on the railroad, will attract a
Tho Athens Board of Education is inves
tigating tho charge of drunkenness and in
decency against W. H. Davis, one of tho
colored teachers, and if they aro sustained
be will be dismissed.
John McKnight, a Meriwether county
farmer, has a dog farm and is doing a gixxl
business with the Northern and western
fox hunters. He was in Gridin Wednesday
and xbippej nine fox hounds North for
which he mxiivod a big price.
Smith Matthews (colored) was caught be
tween two cars while coupling them at the
Central yards in Columbus Wednesday and
was badly mashed. Dr. Grimes was sum
moned, but found no bones Iu oken, and does
not think Matthews’ iujurios are dangerous.
H. A. Pope, of Leesburg, says that the
melon crop of Lee is the largest no ever saw,
and the melons the finest, in tho world. In
the last three or four weeks they have been
shipped numerously and have already turned
loose about $ 10,OOU iu tho comity, and the
prices still hold up.
Hon. John Madden, of Concord, arrived
in Griffin Wednesday behind the $250 horse
of Col. I* E. Key, to mup to the opening
of the Legislature. This is probably the
last time Mr. Malden will drive across the
country, as the Georgia Midland passenger
trains aro now running.
Several geutk men were sitting in front of
tho post office at Douglassvilfo, tho other
day, telling tales about cross-eyed people.
Tommy Dukes told of ouo m m whose tears
when he cried ran down his back. The
crowd dispersed in a moment and loft
iWmny alone in his glory.
The Georgia Marble Company, of Mari
etta, are putting in twenty-six gang saws,
they having already eight in operation.
They will use t>oo barrels of cement for the
construction of the foundation. This will
give this company the greatest capacity of
any marble works in that section.
C. E. Williams, living almt eight miles
from Americus, says he has eight acres of
cotton that is literally covert'd with bolls
nearly grown, and thinks he will get in a
hale of cotton by Aug. 1. The weed is the
finest he ever had, and promises the largest
yield of the staple he hns ever soon.
The river bank at Augusta, from Mcln
tosh street down, presents u busy scene
daily—two different forces engaged in boat
building. Already the shape and style of
the first boat for the Augusta company has
become apparent, and now that lumber is
in plenty, work will move alieud rapidly.
M. B. MoOinty, a building contractor,
says the present outlook in Athens is letter
than it has been since his residence there.
He has a number of new contracts and is
taking them in every day. The demand for
bouses in and •round Athens is great. Thera
will be much building in Athens this suini
Robert Gann, long known as a reliable
horse and mule trader at Albany, was killed
on his farm in Wilson county, Tenn., a few
days ago. He was driving four horses to a
ponderous reaping machine, when the horses
became frightened and ran off. Mr. Gann
was thrown in front of tho flying
blade and instantly cut to death.
At Cochran Alderman Nichols stnick 1.
H. Marclunun, bailiff, with a Ixiard or piece
of timber at 10 o’clock Wednesday morn
ing, and the blow prixlured death in four
hours. The circumstances will lx* investi
gated by the Coroner’s jury. The impres
sion prevails that the case is one of involun
tary manslaughter. Bdth men stood well.
Rome Courier: We will huvn a SIOO,OOO
hotel, for which ground will soon lx* broken.
Nearly all of this money will be from other
places, the citizens of Rome only having to
raise #25,01)0. Of this amount #IB,OOO liave
been ruined, leaving s7,ooomore to begotten
up now. It is reported that the entire
amount of suhacription will tx* subscribed
and the contracts signed today.
Commissioner Slaughter has grant**! n
rate of lc. u mile on all roads in Georgia for
the colored firemen’s State contest on July
27 at Augusta, and one fare for non-firemen.
The Jackson Hose Company calculates that,
there will lx* 4,000 or 5,000 colored visitors
in Augusta to witness tlieir contest on July
-V. Tle Mayor Ims not ns yet grunted them
tho place on Brood street, os empowered by
Council at Tuesday’s meeting.
A few days ago H. C. Bagley, of Ameri
ous, received a letter from a linn proposing
to lix’ute in Americus for the manufacture
of agricultural implements if the people
would take some slock in it. Mr. Bagley
Ciplicd that the people would take sto <*k iu
lything that promised to lie profitable and
invited them to com., and lock over the
ground. The firm said they had road such
reports Americus as to convince tin in
that it was a growing city and had a pros
perous future Before it.
On Sunday last us tho little son of
T. W. Oliver, Jr., of Sylvania, was taking
some melon rinds to his pigs, one
of his horses, being loose in the
vard, approached the little fellow to get a
bit** at the rimls. Mrs. Oliver, seeing the
horse approaching him. ran to got t he child,
and as she caught hold of him the hone
turned about and kicked up, striking her
with one foot on the collar I*me and the
other on the right arm near the shoulder,
knocking her down. She was only bruised
a little, but her escape was miraculous.
Thursday morning O. It. Turner, of
Dxiglnssvllle, went in search of his cow,
she having failed to come up the night I**-
fore. He found her dend about one mile
from town uoar the Campbelltou road. He
(hal lier skinned and discovered her death
Was due to a gunshot wound. David Van
sant’s cow was missing on the same morn
ing and a search Vicing made by him she
was found in the same vicinity, dead from
the same cause, Mr. Harwell, who lives
with Young Vansant, found his cow dead
in the neighborhood of the others—dead by
the same means.
Charles F. Abbott, postmaster at Pelham,
is in trouble. He was arrested on Saturday
night by Deputy United States Marshal
Kemp, of Albany, upon a warrant charging
hint with embezzlement and false report or
tho cancellation of stamps. He was carried
to Macon before Commissioner l/x*ke, who
bound him over in tho sum of 920 0 for his
upixmmuce at the Oetoixir term of the Uni
ted Status Court at Macon. His shortage
doesn’t amount to a great deal, and Ins
friends and bondsmen will probably nay
him out. His bondsmen Uavo taken
charge of the offico at Pelham and Dr.
Hives is discharging the duties of postmaster
On the morning of July 4 Simon L. God
win, a young man in the employ of Messrs.
Wilcox & Powell, lumber manufacturers on
the Ocniulgee river, some ten miles distant
from Eastman, was accidentally killed.
While in tlie discharge of his duty as head
block setter he let his foot, slip, which pre
cipitated him head foremost on the rapidly
revolving saw, the fearful machine striking
him on the head and passing downward,
severing his right arm and passed nearly di
rectly through Iris body, tearing tho flesh
from the bones in a torriblo manner and
literally strewing tho works around with
brains and I>l*m,l- a sight most awful to
contemplate and worse to witness.
During a thunder storm at Hamilton
Wednesday afternoon there was a vivid
flash of lightning followed by a terrific
crash of thunder. Jimmie Lowe was at the
time passing from Mrs. (Singleton’s to his
father’s residence, and was knocked down
by the holt. .Mrs. Singleton saw him fall
and ran to his assistance. He soon partially
recovered from the shook, but in describing
bis sensations said that he felt liko he had
Ixxm struck ou the shoulder with a slixlgc
hammer. There is still a slight dewiness
about his arm and shoulder, which will
probably soon pass away. Otherwise he has
not suffered from the shock. The same bolt
struck the railroad near Mr. West’s resi
Augusta lias lost two of her Celestial citi
zens. Tommie Loo Chung and Chung Hi
purchased tickets Wednesday for San Fran
cisco, and were soon ensconced in tho luxu
rious seats of the Georgia fast train. There
they were seen by a reporter, aud the splen
dor of their attire and a relaxation of facial
muscularity at onoe aroused his curiosity.
The ordinary John is not prono to demon
strations. These two were as happy as well
stuffed purses and visions of home could
muko them. They had slaved and saved for
a number of years, and havo “quit” Au
gusta several thousands winner. They will
take in New Orleans on their trip, where
they have several “brudders,” and propose
to have a royal lark. From there they will
make for tho Pacific slope and home.
At Sandersville Tuesday Sheriff Wail sold
three tracts of land levied on as the proper
ty of Jesse A, Robson to satisfy the execu
tioas levied against him anil his securities
on his State bond, on account of failure of
collector to pay over the tax due the State.
Before the sale of these tracts Mr. Robson
stated publicly that tho lauds were the
pro[x*rty of his children and purchased with
their money. The tract known as the Brant
ley and Smith place was sold for SOOO, and
the Bynum tract for S2OO to W. R. Thig
pen, agent of tho Corbin Banking Com
pany, and the Johnson tract, in the Ninety
sixtn district, was sold to W. E. Sinunons,
*of Lawrenccville, representing the same
company, for S2OO. As these sales will,
however, bo litigated, Col. B. D. Evans, Sr.,
representing the bondsmen, 1 hen announced
that lie was ready to take up tho executions
issued by the State. He then paid out for
each of the soven bondsmen the sum of
$402, making $2,814 in all.
Tuosday night just at 12 o’clock, the resi
dence of Col. T. 11. Mills, on the southern
suburbs of Griffin, was* burglarized iu a
very skillful manner by thieves who evi
dently were well acquainted witli the situa
tion of the romps. -The first room enter*d
was that where his children slept and hail
stored their girlish treasures. In this room
the thief picked up a lot of dolls aud chil
dren’s c lothing, a watch and chain, but not
being sat isfied with that he went into the
room whore Col, Mills and wife wore
reposing anil made away with some
money that lmd tieen deposited with Col.
Mills by another party and anew- suit of
clothes, a pair of shoes and other effects.
Col. Mills discovered tho burglar as he was
getting out of the window, and on giving
tho alarm the thief dropped the clothes and
made his escape. The negro who entered
the room was about 12 years of age, but had
a confederate outside to whom no handed
the goods. They will probably bo appre
hended, as the boy was rei*ogmzed.
At Americus on Wednesday morning the
street force, under overseer Raiford, went
over to the Kldrldgo pond, just north of the
city, for the purpose of draining it and
clearing up the swamp around it so that
tin* spring around it could be utilized for
the city’s water supply. Several dozen men
and boys were on hand to “assist," as it was
generally known that the pond was well
stocked with fine fish of all kinds, and whon
theduin lmd been cut and the water drained
off there was a promiscuous scramble for
tho fine trout, suckers and jack, and other
fish tlmt luy floundering about in the mud
and water. To such a high pitch did tlio
excitement run that Aldermen Rylander
and Oliver, who were superintending the
work, forgot tho dignity of their official
txjsition and plunged ill up to their waists
in mud and water, and entered into the
sport with as much gusto as tho average
small Ixjy could possibly have manifested.
Nearly a barrolfull of splendid fish were
captured, some of the trout weighing 7 and
8 pounds each.
It came out at Macon Wednesday for the
first time suit a shixiting affair took place
SSmulay affmionn near the city, in the rear
of the county hospital. The facts in tho
case, as far as can be gathered, aro those:
It seems that the woods in that vicinity are
the Sunday resort of a lot of negro men and
boys, who congregate for the purpose of
gambling and other devilment. Last Sun
there were about forty present, and
dif bit the afternoon a boy named Newton
MiiiWtd. sfruek a dog belonging to Rnfe
Ray. This caused a light between Newton
mid Rnfe, in which it is said Newton was
getting tin* best of it, when the com
batants were iirt**d. It is charged
that Newton went off to an uncle’s house
near by and borrowed a gun, telling his
uncle that In* wanted to shoot a rattlesnake.
He then returned to where Rnfe was, but
was prevented by the crowd from using the
Weapon, Haft* went off saving he would
see Newton later, mid going to his house
loaded Ins gun with two slugs, some buck
shot and two charges of bird siiot. He then
went off in the dfnx'tion of tin* crowd, but
seeing Newton coming in the path with his
gun, secreted himself iu some bush**s anil
waited until Newton came up and then flnxl.
The load took effect iu the right arm and
head. Rnfe then lied.
George I’. Collins, a foreman cutter at W.
E. Benson ec C’e.'s tailoring establishment,
left Augusta on June 13 under pretense of
going to I'ortcr Springs for the benefit of
hi* health. Homo two years ago Collins
came to Augusta from New York. In 1880
lie married Miss H 1,. Davis, of Mexico,
Miss. On (Jot. 11 of the same year lie insti
tuted divorce proceedings, but the court* re
fused to grant him a divorce. Being known
to some parties in Augusta, lie male a state
ment to them upon his arrival here that his
wife anil ehild were dead. However, lately
it came to light that the man’s wife wnx
alive und well, and at her father s home.
Collins, getting wind of tin* revelation,
dix’Hed at once on a clean skip. Accord
ingly on the date mentioned above,
having given notice to Mr. Benson of
hi* intended trip to Porter Spring, diqxirted.
It U said that prior to leaving lit* and u com
inuiion, one Small, who accompanied him,
armed themselves with six chamber self
cocking revolvers. From certain grave
causes Collins feared attack. They got
away, howovor, without molestation, and
rumor now ha* It that CoUiu* UiU good
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, JULY 8, 1887.
reason to fear. A letter has reached Au
gusta from Small stating that he and Col
lins hail traveled together as far as Cincin
nati, but that there they had parted com
pany. Small indicates by his letter that he
does not now know where Collins is. The
biggest part of the sensation is that there’s
a woman in the case, by r whose friends Col
lins is wanted. He has been masquerading
as a widower, and was understxxxl to be en
gaged to a most estimable lady in the city.
LeConte pears around Lake Mystic aro
Oakland is building a handsome Presby
Bartow has given $1,200 to the Orphans’
Home at Macon, Ga.
The Orange Belt railroad is operating
thirty-one miles of road.
R. D. Gregory, of Liberty county, killed
a 400-pound bear last week.
Quarantine was raised at Tavaies on
July 1, and at Reedy Creek on July 2.
The fig crop in Jefferson county has been
damaged by a superabundance of rain.
Reuben A. Strickland, of Lake Mystic,
lias received a pension as a Union soldier.
Maj. C. S. Johnson, of Liberty county,
planted some cotton on June 14 as an experi
Liberty county’s expenses, under the now
constitution, will amount to less than SSOO
Orlando wants a railroad from Orlando
to Oakland, the promising young city of
The sponge crop off Apalachicola so far
lias proven a failure, the vessels making lit
tle or nothing.
At Apalachicola tho steamer lines an
nounce an advance of 40c. per barrel during
the low water.
The Florida Southern carried more people
over its line on the Fourth than in any one
day for a year.
At Orange City tho rains for the past few
weeks have caused the orange trees to put
on a magnificent growth.
Work is progressing on the huge iron
tank at the' gas works at Orlando, aud also
oij tlie company’s building.
in Orange marriage licenses aro now
issued by the county Judge, and not by the
clerk of the court as heretofore.
The brickwork of the Hver-McElroy
building is now completed anil the front
presents quite a handsome appearance.
Fifty hands are nt work grading the
Tavares, Apopka and Gulf railroad along
the borders of Johns Lake near Oakland.
Two Orlando colored boys were put off
tlie homeward-bound train at Kan ford on tho
Fourth for refusing to give up their seat to
A. B. Moore, of New York, has donated
to the University Library of Tallahassee
4 ; 00U acres of Liberty county lands, well
Tho work on tho Methodist church at
Gainesville, which was contracted to lie
done by McKeever & Stillians, is about
It is estimated that 3,000 excursionists
passed through Orlando on July' 4, bound
for Hanford. One thousand tickets were
sold at Orlando.
Bonifav is to have another restaurant.
This one is to be built near the railroad, and
will prove very convenient to the traveling
Twenty-four marriage licenses were issued
in < Jrange county during tlie month of Juno.
Eighteen of the couples weje white and the
It is rumored tliat a brick building will
soon be erected on the vacant lot on Orange
avenue, Orlando, between tho store of
Hchutz Bros, and tho Charleston Hotel.
Tlie handsome new building of Slemons
& Taylor, on Church street, Orlando, wost
of tho railroad, is now completed, and adds
much to tho appearance of that vicinity.
The present indications are that, after Oct.
1 next Monticello will be a strictly temper
ance town—the legal voters of the district
being disinclined to sign license petitions.
Tlie Board of Trade of Pulatka is getting
up a map showing Balatka as a railroad
centre. It is intended for free distribution,
aud thousands of copies will lie sent abroad.
Joe Forline, a colored man, was arrested
at Gainesville on Monday at the instance of
Funny Fisher, charged with rape, aud is
now confined in the county jail to next term
The first telephone message between Jack
sonville mid Pablo direct went over tho
wires Wednesday, and was received at
Pablo by O. Z. Tyler from his office in
Mr. Hart, hotel proprietor and depot
agent at Bonifay. reports receipts from pas
senger and freight traffic increasing and
thinks the outlook for tho fall trade is very
Tlie long looked for Silshy fire engine ar
rived at St, Augustine Wednesday by tho
Jacksonville anil Bt. Augustine railroad.
This is the second engine of the kind now
possessed by the city.
Janies Martin, of Orlando, has a red beet
which measures inches in length and 18
inches in circumference. The Deet was
grown in Mr. Martin’s yard, just north of
tlie Methodist church.
At the election of officers of the North
Gainesville Literary Society on Saturday
night, W. H. Palmer was elected President,
Miss Ed in intern Vice I’resident, and Miss
Minnie Giddings Secretary.
The body of a Wofford child who was
buried at Orlando fourteen years ago, was
taken up on Thursday last from the grave
yard opposite tho Winogar House aud in
terred in the city cemetery.
Negotiations are on foot for tho establish
ment of a Republican paper at Leesburg,
Lake county. George H. McKee, formerly
editor of the Leesburg AW.i, is mentioued
in connection with the enterprise.
Up to Monday morning Monticello’s great
trucker, W. M. Girardeau, had shipped only
eleven ear loads of watermelons. If prices
continue remunerative ho will, ere the expi
ration of the season, ship 100 ear hauls.
Toivii Marshal W. T. Ware, of Monti
oello, accidentally took an ordinary dose of
morphine on Monday night, and it produced
sudi an intense stii|ir it w r as with great dif
ficulty that Dr. Theodore Turnbull aroused
All the merchants of Monticello have
agreed to close their houses of business
during the summer months, on Tuesdays
and Thursdays of i*neh week, at 5 o'clock p.
m. This is iii the interest of the clerks, who
dexire out-door exercise.
W. H; Reynolds, \. Russell Hargrave
and L. R. Davis have purchased tlie entire
interest of J. T. Sterling in the Orlando
Novelty Works, and will hereafter conduct
the business under the firm name of Rey
nolds, Hargrave & Davis.
Tlie northern shore of Pensacola Bay is
strewn with a large mi in her of logs, winch
are some of 4,300 which escaped from a
boom in Yellow river Saturday. A great
many went to sen. Tlie timber was owned
by J. A. Chaffin, of Milton.
At Chi nicy farmers complain now of get
ting too much rain. It has rained every
day since June 20, and to-day it is ruining
heavily. Crops und vegetables generally
have made a wonderful growth all through
this section, anil the prospects are that we
shall have a fair average season.
Ou last Monday afternoon Hiram Lodge
No. 10. F. und A. M. (colored), under the
leadership of Tillman Valentine, of Jack
sonville, Most Worshipful Grand Master,
laid the corner-stone of their lodge, located
opposite the A. M. K. church, at A|xi-
Inehii-ola. There were forty odd members
Anew pile-driver was launched Wednes
day si Devil's Elbow, to lx* useil in tlie work
"f the new bridge. The hoisting engines for
this and another one were brought to
Pulatka several days ago by tho Jackson
ville, Tampa mid Key West railway. All
these things point to the early commence
ment of the bridge.
I)r. W. W. Grant, of Monticello, Inis
patented a combined “UeuUd cugiuc aud
lathe,” which must prove very valuable and
aine*st indispensable to the profession. It
will be very desirable to traveling dentists,
as the two machines are combined in one,
and can lie carried in a very small box and
weighs only a few pounds.
Tho Circuit Court adjourned at Orlando
last Friday, stopping in tho midst of the
ease of Mrs. Johns vs. tlie Bouth Florida
Railway Company on account of tho illness
of the ivifo of Mr. Davis, one of the jury
men. Judge Broome arrived in the city on
Tuesday and the court resumed its session
Wednesday morning, taking up the same
The tie trade seems to he a profitable in
dustry at Bonifay, judging from the num
bers who are engaged m it, and as the Pen
sacola and Atlantic railway are thoroughly
overhauling their roadbed, the demand will
in all probability continue brisk, thus afford
ing employment at paying figures to many
of the poorer settlers who are averse to en
gaging in public work, and who are scarcely
in a position from the lack of funds to strike
out for themselves.
The Oakland Sun says that Judge J. G.
Speer has a fine field of com on the margin
of Lake Apopka, the stalks of which aro
from oto 11 feet high and a few apparently
12. Adjoining this cornfield is a tract of
ground upon which upland rice has been
planted, and which is in a flourishing condi
tion, a crop of corn having previously been
gathered from the same piece of ground
this year. The soil of both fields is very
rich, being of a deep chocolate color, and
would raise some of the finest vegetables in
At Apalachicola a few days ago little
Frank Messina, son of Mr. and Airs. Frank
Messina, a lad of some 0 years, and tho little
daughter of Mr. anil Airs. Bruui, were
drowned. They went out crabbing some
time during the afternoon, and not coming
homo when near dark a search was insti
tuted for them. The search revealed a liat
of one of the children on the wharf at Munro
& Co.’s lumber pile. Several iwrties then
got sponge poles and began to fish upon the
bottom. In a short while the lx>dy of the
little girl was brought to the top of the
water and thence to the wharf, and some
time after the body of little Frank was
fished up from near the same spot. The
bodies were disfigured somewhat by tho
James Chester, colored, convicted in Sa
vannah some six years ago of the murder of
his wife, was arrested in Apalachicola last
week by Officer Nedleynnd confined in the
county juil where he remained up to Tues
day last when he was turned over to Sheriff
Pattison, of Bainbridge. Chester said tlmt
he was sent up for five years, but was re
leased after four years and five months for
good lxdmvior, and that therefore he was
arrested wrongfully. He told Officer Ned
ley in the jail that sometime since he had a
difficulty with the mate of a vessel lying at
Darien, Ga.; that the mate attemped to
shoot him. whereupon he attacked the mate
with a knife anil cut him. “Did you kill
him r queried the officer. “Wei,l now, that
is another thing,” replied the prisoner.
On the old sugar plantations, of which
there are u number around St. Augustine,
tho finest onions in the world can lx* raised.
<in the old Casaeola plantation, owned by
Hon. Frank B. Genovar, barrels of them
are raised annually. Tho difficulty has been
to preserve them so that they will not
sprout or decay. A reporter has been shown
some onions by Air. Bnrtolo Genovar,
which he has had in his possession for some
five months which have been preserved by
steaming and afterward kiln-drying them.
Air. Genovar is of the opinion that, with
this methixl of keeping onions, their culture
will prove a very valuable addition to the
agricultural resources of the State, Ho in
tends to go into the business extensively
and is confident that in a few years Florida
will not only raise enough onions for home
consumption, but will be able also to raise
them for export.
A wooden building on tho north side of
Church street, belonging to Mrs. V. P.
Robinson and ocoupitxl by Messrs. Davis &
Davis as a general feed and grocery store,
was burned at Orlando Sunday night. Tho
stock of Davis & Davis, consisting of corn,
oats, peas, bocou, hay, canned goods, etc.,
was almost entirely destroyed, such as was
not burned being ruined with water. It was
valued at $l3lOO and was insured for $750 in
tho St Paul Insurance Company.
A part of the building was used by
Capt. T. W. Bhine as a storage room
for furniture. Before the fire had made
much headway an attempt was made to
save this, but the room was so full of smoke
that it could not lie entered. The furniture
was damaged by fire and water to tho ex
tent of SIOO. Some damage was also sus
tained by Air. Wuerfel, of the Franklin
House. His house was emptied of its con
tents and some of the furuiture was broken.
The origin of the fire is a mystery. It is
not thought that it ivas incendiary.
At Apalachicola Wednesday morning
Lewis \\ illiains and wife became engaged
in a difficulty and it is said that Lewis
struck his wife, whereupon Williams’ wife’s
daughter picked up a brick and struck
Williams with it. At this provocation Wil
liams picked up a hatchet and threw it at
the girl, narrowly missing her head tho
hatchet striking the fence in the rear of the
girl. Then Williams’ wife started to go for
a policeman, when, eye witnesses say,
Williams attacked tlie woman, mid
made her go back into the house.
Going into the house she pro
cumin pistol, and leveling it at Williams,
pulled tlie trigger. Failing to hit him she
iirod the second time with like success. At
the third attempt she had the pistol to Will
iam’s breast, and Williams sprang toward
her nail caught hold of her hands
throwing them lx*hind her just as the
pistol ivos discharged. Had Williams de
layed a second hi* would have received the
contents of the pistol in his breast. The
belligerents were interviewed by His Honor,
IS tlmt misery experienced when we suddenly
ljooome aware that we possess a diabolical
arrangement called a stomach.
Heflin at once to
11 i:^‘ l
also do that which is
ySPldnite as important
v ■ j the enfeebled
IlKTfrl m It " ill l je a
ixjj gentle and steady
“My wife was a confirmed dyspeptic. Some
three years uflo, by tlie advice of t>r. Steiner, of
Augusta, she wus induce 1 to try Simmons Liver
Regulator. I feci grateful forth** relief it lint* given
her: and may nil who read this and his* afflicted
in any wav, whether ehrouic or otherwise, line
Simmons Liver Regulator. and I feel confident
health will be restored to all who will
vised. \VM. M. KLUSIL
“Fort Valley, Ua.”
See that you flet tho flenuine with red “Z”
on front of Wrapper.
rRCPARtn onj.y by—
J .11. ZEILIN A CO., Philadelphia, Pa
Received in large quanti
ties daily. In packages to
suit all buyers.
For Sale Very Cheap
A. k. CHAMPION.
OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY
New York, Boston and Philadelphia.
PASSAGE TO NEW YORK,
CABIN. ~...,.520 00
EXCURSION 32 00
STEERAGE 10 00
PASSAGE TO BOSTON.
CABIN S2O 00
EXCURSION 32 00
STEERAGE 10 00
PASSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA.
(via New York).
CABIN $22 50
EXCURSION 36 00
STEERAGE 12 50
THE magnificent steamships of these lines
are appointed to sail as follows—standard
TO NEW YORK.
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith, FRI
DAY, July 8. at 8 p. m.
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. J. W. Catharine,
SUNDAY, July 10, at 9:30 A. M.
CHATTAHOOCHEE. Capt. H. C. Daogett,
TUESDAY, July 12, at 11 a. m.
NACOOCHEE, Capt. F. Kempton, FRIDAY,
July 15, at 1:30 p. a.
GATE CITY, Capt. E. R. Taylor, THURSDAY,
July 14,1 p. M.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. W. Kelley, THURS
DAY', July 21, at 6 p. a.
[FOR FREIGHT ONLY.I
JUNIATA, Capt. S. L. Askins, SATURDAY,
July 9, at 9 A. M.
DESSOUG, Capt. N. F. Howes, SATURDAY,
July 16, at 2:30 p. M.
Through bills of lading given to Eastern and
Northwestern points and to ports of the United
Kingdom and the Continent.
For freight or passage apply to
C. G. ANDERSON, Agent,
City Exchange Building.
Merchants’ and Miners’ Transportation Coin’y.
CABIN sl2 50
SECOND CABIN 10 00
IMIE RTF.AMSHIPS of this Company are ap
pointed to sail from Savannah for Balti
more as follows—city time:
GEORGE APPOLD. Capt. Billups, SATUR
DAY, July 9, at 10 a. m.
WM. LAWRENCE, Capt. Snow, THURSDAY',
July 14, at 3 p. m.
GEORGE APPOLD, Capt. Billups, TUESDAY,
July 19, at 6 p. m.
WM. LAWRENCE, Capt. Snow, MONDAY,
July 25, at 11 a. m.
And from Baltimore on the days above named
at 3 p. m.
Through bills lading given to all points West,
all the manufacturing towns in New England,
and to ports of the United Kingdom and the
JAS. B. WEST & CO.. Agents,
114 Bay street.
SEA ISLAND OU TIC.
STEAMER DAVID CLARK,
Capt. M. P. USINA,
WILL LEAVE Savannah from wharf foot of
il Lincoln street for DOBOY, PARIF.N,
BRUNSWICK and FERNANDINA. every TUES
DAY and FRIDAY at 6 p. m., city time, con
necting at Savannah, with New York, Philadel
phia, Boston and Baltimore steamers, at Fer
nandina with rail for Jacksonville and all points
in Florida, and at Brunswick with steamer for
No freight received after sp. m. on days of
Freight not signed for 24 hours after arrival
will be at risk of consignee.
Tickets on wharf ana boot.
C. WILLIAMS, Agent.
SEMI-WEEKLY LINE FOR COHEN'S BLUFF
AND WAY LANDINGS.
r I 'HE steamer ETHEL, Capt. W T. Giooom,will
1 leave for above MONDAYS and THURS
DAYS at 6 o'clock p. m. Returning arrive
WF.DNEBDAYB AND SATURI>A VS at 8 o'clock
p. m. For information, etc., apply to
W. T. GIBSON, Manager.
Wharf toot of Drayton street.
For Augusta and Way Landings.
STEAMKR KATI K,
Capt. J. S. BEVILL,
T\7TLL leave EVERY WEDNESDAY at 10
> I o'clock a. m. (city time) for Augusta and
All freights payable by shippers.
PLANT STEAMSHIP LINE.
Tampa, Key West, Havana.
I.v Tampa Monday and Thursday 9:30 p. m.
ArKey west Tuesday and Friday 4 p. m.
Ar Havana Wednesday and Saturday lia. m,
Lv Havana Wednesday and Saturday noon.
I.v Key West Wednesday and Saturday 10 p.m.
Ar Tum|>a Thursday ana Sunday 6 p. nt.
Connecting nt Tampa with West India Fast
Train to and from Northern and Eastern cities.
For stateroom accommodations apply to City
Ticket ttfilceS . F. A W. R'y, Jacksonville, or
Agent Plant Steamship Line. Tampa.
r D. OWENS. Traffic Manager.
11. 8. HAINES, General Manager.
May 1,188 T.
lT a. McCarthy,
Successor to Chas. E. Wakefield,
PLI MBER, (iAS and STEAM FITTER,
48 Barnard street, SAVANNAH, GA.
Compagnie Generale I ransatlantique
—French Line to Havre.
BETWEEN New York and Havre, from pier
No. 42, N. R., foot of Morton street. Trav
elers by*this line avoid both transit by English
railway ami the discomfort of crossing the
Channel in a small boat. Social train leaving
the Company’s dock at Havre direct for Paris
on arrival of steamers. Baggage checked at
New' York through to Paris.
LA NORMANDIE, De Kersjuiiec SATUR
DAY, July 9, 8 A. 51.
LA BRETAGNE, De Jocsselin, SATURDAY,
July 16. 2 I*. 51.
LA BOURGOGNE, Fiusoeul, SATURDAY
July 23, 7 a. si.
LA CHAMPAGNE, Traub, SATURDAY,
July 30, 2 p. M.
PRICE OF PASSAGE (including wine):
TO HAVRE—First Cabin, sl2), SIOO and SSO;
Second Cabin. S6O; Steerage from New York to
Havre, gej. steerage from New York to Paris,
S2B; including wine, budding and utensils.
LOUIS DE BEBIAN, Agent, 3 Bowling Green,
foot of Broadway, New York.
Or WILDER & CO., Agents for Savannah.
East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia R. R.
The Quickest and Shortest Line
Savannah & Atlanta.
/'COMMENCING Juno 12, 1887, the following
Vo Schedule will be in effect:
' Fast Night
Lv Charleston 3:45 a in 3:30 p m
Ar Savannah 6:41 a m 7:00 p m
LvSavamtoh 7:ooam I:3opm B:4spm
Ar Jesup 8:42 ain 3:20 pm 1:05 a m
Lvjesup 3:35 pin 8:80 am
Ar Brunswick 5:35 pm 6:00 am
Lv Jesup 10:30 am 10:51pm
Ar Eastman 2:00 pm 1:50 am
Ar Cochran 2:40 pm 2:30 am
Ar lfawkinsville. 3:30 pm 12:00 noon
Lv HawkinsvUle 10:15am I:3spm
Ar Macon 4:05 pm 8:50 am
Lv Macon 4:20 pm 8:55 am
Ar Atlanta 7:45 pm 7:20 am
Lv Atlanta 12:20 p m 7:35 a m
Ar Home 8:28 p ni 10:40 a m
Ar Dalton 4:58 pm 12:03 n n
Ar (’hattanooga 0:25 pm 1:35 p m
I.v Chattanooga... 9:3oam 9:2opm
Ar Knoxville 1:60 p m 1:10 a m
Ar Bristol 7:35 pm 5:45 am
Ar Roanoke 2:15 a in 12:45 pm
Ar Natural Bridge. 3:54 a m 2:29 pm
Ar Waynesboro ... 6:20 am 4:20 pui
At I.uray 7:soam 6:l3pin
Ar Shenando’J’n. 10:53 a m 9:35 pm
Ar Hagerstown 11:55 p m 10:30 pm ...
Ar Harrisburg 3:30 pm 1:20 am
Ar Philadelphia 6:50 pin 4:45 am
Ar New York 9:35pm 7:ooam
Ar Baltimore 8:46 pm
Ar Philadelphia... 7:49 pm
Ar Now York 10:36 pm
Lv Roanoke 2:20 am 12:30 noon
Ar Lynchburg 4:30 am 2:30 pm
Ar Washington 12:00noon 9:40 pm
Ar Baltimore 1:27 p m 11:85 p m
Ar Philadelphia... 3:47 piy 3:ooam
Ar New York 6:20 pm 6:2oam
Lv Lynchburg 0:15 am B:ospm
Ar Burkville 9:2oam 5:27 pm
Ar Petersburg 11:10 am 7:15 pm
Ar Norfolk ... 2:25 p m 10:00 pm
Via Memphis and Charleeton R. R.
Lv Chattanooga... 9:25am 7:lopm
Ar Memphis 9:13 pm 6:10 am
Ar Little Rock 7:10 am 12:55 pm
Via K. C., F. S. and G. R. R.
Lv Memphis 10:45am
• Via Cin. So. R’y.
Lv Chattanooga... 8:40 a m 7:10 pm
Ar. Louisville 6:45 pm 6:Boam
Ar Cincinnati 7:00 pm 6:50 am
Ar Chicago 6:50 am 6:50 pin
Ar St. Louis 7:45 am 6:40 pm
Pullman sleepers leave as follows: Jesup at
10:51 p in for Chattanooga, Atlanta at 4:30 p m,
for Knoxville. Rome at 4:05 p m, for Washing
ton via Lynchburg; Chattanooga at 9:20 p in,
and at 9:30 a m for Washington via Lynchburg;
Chattanooga at 7:10 p m for Little Rock; Bruns
wick at 8:30 p in for Atlanta.
B. W. WRENN, G. P. & T. A.,
L. J. ELLIS, A. G, P, A., Atlanta.
City and Suburban Railway.
Savannah. Ga., May 31. 1887.
ON and after WEDNESDAY, June Ist, the
following schedule will be run ou the Out
LEAVE ARRIVE j LEAVE ISLE] LEAVE
CITY. CITY. |OF HOPE. | MONTGOMERY
*6:55 6:42 6:20
10:25 8:40 8:15 7:50
**3:25 2:00 1:30 1:00
+7:15 _ 6:40 6:15 545
There will be no early train from Isle of Hope
on Sunday morning.
♦For Montgomery only. Passengers for Isle
of Hope go via Montgomery without extra
charge. This train affords parents a cheap ex
cursion before breakfast for young children
**This 3:25 p. m. train last out of city Sunday
+On Saturdays this train leaves city at 7:45
p M. J. H. JOHNSTON.
SASH, DOORS, BLINDS, ETC,
Halifax River Lumber Milk
JOHN MANLEY, Proprietor,
EVERY VARIETY OF
Rough & Dressed Lumber,
SASHES, SHINGLES, MOLDINGS
SCROLL WORK FURNISHED.
In connection with the Mill is also a MA
CHINE AND REPAIR SHOP. Address
DAYTON A, FLOKIDA
—FOR SALE BY—
CORNWELL jfc CHIPMAN
PRINTER AND BOOKBINDER,
Old in Years—Not Old Fogy.
GEO. N. NICHOLS,
PRINTER AND BINDER,
To the Manor born—full of years nnd experi
ence—still young In energy and ability—with
all the accessories necessary to satisfactorily
conduct the business to which lie has given his
Hie. Grateful for past favors-hopeful of others
i W ovtuu.
“SOH K L) TJIu K
Savannah, Ga.. July 3, 1887.
ON and after this date Passenger Trains will
run daily unless marked t, which are daily,
The standard time, by which these trains run,
is 36 minutes slower than Savannah city time:
No. 1. No. 3. No. 5. No. 7.
Lv Savannah .7:16 am B:29pm 5:15 pm 5:40 pm
ArGuyton 8:07 am 6:40 pm
Ar Mdlen .. .9:40 am 11:03 pm 7:30 pm 8:45 pm
Ar Augusta. t1:45 pm 4:00 am 9:35 pm
Ar Macon 1:40 pm 3:20 am
Ar Atlanta 5:40 pm 7:15 am
Ar Columbus .9:30 pm 2:45 pm
Ar Montg'ry. .7:26 am 7:09 pm
Ar Eufaula 4:33 am 8:50 pm
Ar Albany. .10:00 pm 2:45 pm
Train No. 9+ leaves Savannah 2:00 p. m,; ar
rives Guyton 2:55 p, m.
Passengers for Sylvania, Wrightsville, Mil
ledgevillo andEatonton should take 7:10 a. m.
Passengers for Thomaston, Carrollton, Perry,
Fort (iaines, Talliotton, Buena Vista, Blakely
and Clayton should take the 8:20 p. m. train.
N0.~2. No. 4. No. 8. No. 8.
Lv Augusta 10:00pm 6:ooam —....
Lv Macon... 10:85 am 10:50 pm
Lv Atlanta.. 6:soam 6:sopm
LvColumbus 11:00 pm 12:45 pm
Lv Montg'ry. 7:25 pm 7:40 am
Lv Eufaula .10:15 pm 10:49 am
Lv Albany.. s:osam 11:65am
Lv Millen.... 2:28 pm 3:10 am 8:15 am 5:20 am
Lv Guyton . 4:03 pm 6:olam 9:40 am 6:68 am
Ar Savannah 5:00 pm 6:16 am 10:30 am 8:00 am
Train No. lot leaves Guyton 3:10 p. m.; arrives
Savannah 4:25 p. m.
Sleeping cars on all night trains between Sa
vannah. Augusta, Macon and Atlanta, also Ma
con and Columbus.
Train No. 8, leaving Savannah at 8:20 p. m.,
will stop regularly at Guyton, but at uo other
point to put off passengers between Savannah
Train No. 4 will stop on signal at stations be
tween Millen and Savannah to take ou passen
gers for Savannah.
Train No. 5 will stop on signal at stations be
tween Savannah and Millen to take ou passen
gers for Augusta or points ou Augusta branch.
Train No. 0 will stop between Millen and Sa
vannah to put off passengers from Augusta and
points on Augusta branch.
Connections at Savannah with Savannah,
Florida and Western Railway for all points is
Tickets for all points and sleeping car bertha
on sale at City Ollice, No. 20 Bull street, and
Depot Office 30 minutes before departure of
J. C. SHAW. G. A. WHITEHEAD,
Ticket Agent. Gen. Pass. Agent.
Savannah, Florida & Western Railway.
[All trains on this road are run by Central
rpiME CARD IN EFFECT JUNE 19, 1887.
A Passenger trains on this road will run daily
WEST INDIA FAST MAIL.
READ DOWN. READ UP.
7:06 am Lv Savannah Ar 12:06 pm
12:30 pm Lv Jacksonville Lv 7:00 am
4:4opm Lv Sanford Lv I:lsam
9:00 pm Ar Tampa Lv 8:00 pm
PLANT STEAMSHIP LINE.
Monday and | , TamDa a. IThursand
Thurs. pm ( 1v " lampa —at ( glm p ra
Tuesday and I , K ev West Tv l Wed. and
Friday, .pmf Ar.. Key West..Lv ) Bat p m
Wednes. and I , Havana Tv ! "Yd. and
Sat amf Ar. ..Havana.. .Lv ] nwm
Pullman buffet care to and from New York
NEW ORLEANS EXPRESS.
7:06 a m Lv Savannah Ar 7:58 p m
8:42 am Lv Jesup Ar 6:16 pm
9:60 a m Ar Waycross. Lv 6:05 pm
11:26 a m Ar Callahan Lv 2:47 p m
12:00 noonAr Jacksonville Lv 2:05 pin
7:00a mj-v Ar 7:45pm
10:15am Lv Waycross Ar 4:4opm
12:04 pm Li Valdosta Lv 2:56 pm
12:84 p m Lv Quitman Lv 2:28 pin
I:22pm Ar ThomasvUle... .Lv i:tspm
8:86 pm Ar Bain bridge. Lv 11 :25 a m
4:o4pm Ar Chattahoochee Lv 11:80am
Pullman bulfet cars to and from Jaoksonvilla
and New York, to and from Waycross and New
Orleans via Pensacola.
EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS.
1:30 pm Lv Savannah Ar 12:06 pm
3:20 pm Lv Jesup Lv 10:32 am
4:40 pin Ar Waycross Lv 9:23 a m
7:4spniAr Jacksonville Lv 7:00 am
4:lspm Lv. .Jacksonville Ar 9:45am
7:2opm Lv Waycross Ar 6:3s<Tm
_Bjßl p m Ar. . Dupont Lv 6:30a ra
3:25 pm Lv ..Lake City Ar 10:45 a in
3:46pm Lv Gainesville Ar 10:30am
6:65pm Lv. Live Oak Ar 7:loam
8:10pm Lv Dupont Ar 5:25am
10:65 p m Ar Thomasville Lv 3:25 ain
1:28 am Ar Albany Lv 1:85 am
Pullman buffet cars to and from Jacksonville
and St. Louis via Thomasville, Albany, Mont
gomery and Nashville.
7:35 pmLv Savannah Ar 6:10 am
10:06 pm Lv Jesup Lv 3:15 am
12:10 a in Ar Waycross Lv 12:10 a ra
5:30 ara Ar Jacksonville Lv 9:00 p m
9:00 pin Lv Jacksonville Ar 5:30 a m
I:oßam Lv Waycross ..Ar 11 -30 pm
2:3oam Ar Dupont Lv 10:05pm
7:10 am Ar Live Oak Lv6:sspm
10:80 a m Ar Gainesville Lv 3:45 p m
10:45 ain Ar lake City Lv 3:26 pin
3:56a m Lv ..Dupont.. ..... Ar 0:35 pm
6:30 ain Ar ThomasvUle Lv 7:00 p m
11:40 am Ar Albany Lv 4:00 pra
Stops at all regular stations. Pullman
sleeping cars to and from JocksonvUle and Sa
6:05 ain Lv Waycross Ar 7:00 pm
10:25 a m Ar Thomasville Lv 2:15 p m
Stops at all regular and flag stations.
8:45 p m Lv Savannah Ar 8:30 am
0:11) pra Ar Jesup Lv 5:25 am
Stops at all regular and flag stations.
At Savannah for Charleston at 6:45 am, (ar
rive Augusta via Y'emasseo at 12:30 p m), 12:26
p m and 8:23 pm; for Augusta and Atlanta a|
< :00 am, 5:15 pm and 8:20 p rn; with steamship!
for New Y’ork Sunday, Tuesday and Friday: for
Boston Thursday: for Baltimore every fifth day.
At JESUP for Brunswick at 3:80 a m and 3:35
p m; for Macon 10:30 a m and 11:07 p m.
At WAYCROSS for Brunswick at 10:00 a m and
5:05 p m.
At CALLAHAN for Fernandinaat 2:47 pm;
for Waldo, Cedar Key, Ocala, etc , at 11:27 am.
At LIVE OAK for Madison, Tallahassee, etc.,
at 10:58 a m and 7:80 p m.
At GAINESVILLE for Ocala, Tavares, Brooks
vilie and Tampa at 10:55 a m.
At ALBANY for Atlanta, Macon, Montgom
ery, Mobile, New Orleans, Nashville, etc.
At CHATTAHOOCHEE for Pensacola, Mobile,
New (>rleans at 4:14 p m.
Tickets sold and sleeping car berths secured
at BUTIN’S Ticket Office, and at tho Passenger
WM. I’. HARDEE, Gen. Pass. Agent.
R. G. FLEMING Superintendent
Charleston & Savannah Railway Cos.
('ON N MOTIONS made at Savannah with Sa
v vannah, Florida and Western Railway.
Trains leave and arrive at Savannah by stand
ard time (90th meridian), which is 36 minutes
slower than city time,
No. 14* 38t 66* 78*
Lv Sav'h .12:26 p m 4:00 pin 6:45 am 8:23 pm
Ai Augusta 12:80 pm
Ar Beaufort 6:08 p tn 10:15 am
Ar P. Royal 6:20 pm, 10:80 am
ArAl'dale. 7:40 pin B:lspm 10:20 a m
Ar Cha'ston 4:43 p m 9:20 p ni 11:40 a m 1:25 a m
33* 85* 27*
Lv Cha'ston 7:10 a m 8:35 p m 4:00 a ra
Lv Augusta 12:35 pm
Lv Al'dale. 5:10 am 8:07 pm
Lv P. Royal. 7;00 am 2:00 pm
Lv Beaufort 7:12 a in 2:15 pm
Ar Sav'h., 10:15 am 6:53 p m 0:41 aIB
•Dully between Savannah and Charleston.
Tram No. 78 makes no connection with Port.
Royal and Augusta Railway, and stop* only at
Ridgeiond, Green Pond amf Rnvcnel. Train 14
slops only nt Yemossee and Green Pond, and
connects for Beaufort and Port Royal daily, and
for Allendale daily, except Sunday. Trains 35
and 66 connect from and for Beaufort and Port
For tickets, sleeping car reservations ami all
other Information apply to WM. BREN,
Siieciul Ticket Agent, IN Bull street, ami nt
Charleston and Savannah railway ticket office,
at Savannah, Florida and Western Hallway
demit. C. H. GADSDEN, Supt-