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ARRESTED FOR FORGERY.
A BEARDLESS YOUTH CHARGED
WITH RAISING A CHECK.
Ho Robs a Boarding House and is
Asked to Loavo It His Exploits With
the Altered Check—How He Tried to
Buy a Suit of Clothes With It—His
Arrest aAd Confession.
TV. J. TVlialey, n young man who came
here from Charleston some three weeks ago
and who has since been employed in various
oa|)urltios by different imrtios, was arrested
yesterday and committed to jail for alter
ing or raising a check. Young Whaley
came to Savannah about the
middle of July, and was first employed as
a ioil)ter, which is his trade, on the steamer
Katie. He then secured employment at the
Vale Royal mills, hut only remain.si there
a week. A position as sutler’s assistant was
theii obtained with the contractors of the
Savannah. Dublin and Western road, and
be was with them till yesterday. When he
first, came to the city he secured rooms at a
boarding house at the corner of West Broad
and Congress streets, kept by Mrs. Munroe.
CHARGED WITH STEALING CLOTHES.
This lady gives, in substance, the follow
ing account of her experience with him. He
went there with nothing and she trusted
him till a joli was secured. From his room
a door led into another oocupi**d by r. Mr.
Gardiner. About a work after be arrived
Mr. Gardiner’s room was entered, his trunk
was broken open and Jit or sls
worth of clothing stolen. As it
happened, Mrs. Muuroe learned
that Whaley had remained at home that
day, arid it made her suspicious. She ex
amined his bureau drawers ami found a
shirt, she says, that Mr. Gardiner identified
as his. Thisdisappearwl soon after and hav
ing no proof she said nothing. She moved
Whaley up one Wight. and one day found
other articles in his room that Mr. Gardin
er claimed. But in some way, these too dis
anpeared. They had some trouble and Mrs.
Munroe told him to lonvii lie still owes her
SI.OO for board and the $12.00 she had to
pay Gardiner for the riot Ill's stolen She
suys, also, that VVhalev partially admitted
the robbery and promised to repay her in
full if she would not prosecute him.
EVIDENCES OK FRAUD.
Wednesday he came in from where he
had been working, having left the place, ns
be told his acquaintances. He went to Mr.
Brown’s store, across the street from where
he formerly Imarded. and asked him to cash
a check, showing it as he spoke. The cheek
was on the Savannah Bunk and Trust
Company numbered .'ft, with the words, “in
full, following after the number, und
signed Grant & Mundv. In figures at the
lelt upiier corner was $4 36-100, some little
space being left between the dollar mark
and the figure 4, and very little between
the 4 and the fraction marie. It read:
“Pay to th** order ‘if W. J. Whaley Four
ty - - - 88-100 dollars.’’
Mr. Brown asked alxgit the spelling, and
why the “ty” was in different ink, and
Showed another handwriting. Whaley
said it was all right; that Mr Grant was iii
a hurry and had probably not noticed it
closely. Mr. Brown refusi'd to cash it, und
Whaley then went to several other stores in
the neighborhood, 1 .ut failed to get it cashed.
It seeiiLs he then went to the I’uloski House
in company with another employe of tile
contractors. The latter's check of $25 04
was ail right and Mr. Watson cashed it.
When TVlialey presented his Mr. Watson
noticed the difference between the Amount
in figures an*l that written. He also saw
the peculiar spelling and ap)>earanoe of the
“Fourty,” and refused to cash it, telling the
young man there was something wrong
THE FOROERY DISCOVERED.
Whaley then went to the stor&s of
Messrs. Mux T. Brown, 8. Iv. Levin, Theo
dore Bascli and others, on Congress street,
and endeavored to buv goisls, tendering the
check in payment. The cheek wan hi ken to
several parties by tbe merchants, but,
though it was pronounced good, his very
eagerness made them suspicious, and they
all refusei 1. Mr. Thouiaa liosoli went up to
tbe Pulaski House with it, when it was pre
sented at their store ami Mr. Watson
showed him the alterations. He also noted
that when it was brought this time a
cipher had been insert'd after the
“4," so as to make it read “s4o.’' but it was
put in no clumsily that h> saw it at once.
Mr. Bats'll returned mid informed Whaley
of tlie matter, ehargiug him with the alter
ation. This he vehemently denied, and
shortly after went out. Going down to Mr.
Brown’* place, Is- asked for a loan ot .Kir. or
w> to get liim a l>ed. Mr. Brown would not
lend him any money but permitted lnm to
sleep in an upjier room.
HE THINKS HE WAS A FOOL.
Mr. C. I). Mundy, of the firm, returned
yesterday and wns informal of the affair,
lie swore out a warrant for Whaley at
Justice Molina* office at once ami then
uotilled the bank of tlio matter. Whaley
was aitusted at the. Hnvaunah. Florida and
W istern depot .ind arraigned lieforo the
Justice. In company with an officer he
went to Ins sleeping room and there handed
over the check. When asked by Mr. Brown
why he liud acted so he said, “1 don’t know
why I did it 1 must have been a hig fool.”
At the Justice’s office, when questioned, he
deuiisi huving any intention of taking the
#io. lie said: “Mr. Grant innde a niistako
iu sjS'Uing it uud I thought. 1 would add the
‘tv’toil, as 1 thought that was the right
way. The Justioo eommitted him to juil on
a charge of f-irgery.
IIK WANTED TO ItCY CLOSHES.
He was alter the entire sum, ns at Max
T. Brown’s he offered Ur take ¥lO iu cash
and the rest in clothing. At Mr. Bosch's he
had selooted goods to the amount of $23 45,
and at Mr. Levin’s he had decided to
take a $2O suit. So perhaps ho
isn’t so green os he tried to make out.
lie is a young man of fair appearance, slim,
with pleasant, smooth features, and about
20 yeura old. He is spoken of very well by
his associates. He was very quiet, was n<it
inclined to drink, mid his action in this mat
ter was a great surprise to hi- friends, liis
family ore honest, steady iieople, it is said,
and live on the South Carolina railroad,
about sixty miles from Charleston. Though
the alteration of the check was clumsily
done, yet downs of business men doclunsl ft
good, and would have cashed it had not his
own actions awakened suspicion.
Capt. Thompsons Acknowledgment
of tho Kecotpt of tho Glasses.
Capt. Ml. J. Thompson, of tho Mary Odell,
has forwarded tho following letter to Secre
tary Bayanl in anknowledgineut of tlte
binocular g(asses received through the Sec
retary from the British govenuneut:
Savannah. fiA., Aug. 4, IHB7.
Hi h. T. I l '. Itaynrd, Secretary of .State, H'asA
iiii/1 on. I). C.:
Pkau Kik—l take this method of acknowledg
ing the receipt, through jour oftloo, of a hiuoc
nlsrgla-H, picsented to me by the llritish gnv
eiumeut for the services rendered to the ship
wrecked crew of the steamship Urn Hop!. Tim
handsome testimonial was a most ugns-übl ■
surprise to me. as 1 luid not considered my
action in the matter worthy of Jiy spocial notice
—I v. on simply doing my duty toward inyfellow
uuiii Asking that you will honor mo hy re
turning my thanks to the proper authorities, I
am with much respect, yftur obedient servant,
AVai.teu J. Tuoupsok,
Captain of pilot bout Mary Oitell.
Adjourned Till Sunday.
A meeting was held in Turners' Hall last
night to form u trades union. Sonu' twen
ty-live membors of the various trade* were
pro*out imrl a temporary organization was
formed. President Hopkins, of the Painters’
Union, Iteing elected chairman pro tern, and
J Imwuhiii MTetury jno Um. After con
lideraille diM'tuaiio:i It was moved and
adopted ihut. the mooting adjourn till Hue
day morning at 10 o’clock in tlie same hull.
THROUGH THE CITY.
Items Gathered Here and Thoro by the
1 Only three arrests were reported by tho
poli'ie last night. All for disorderly con
Landrum Lodge No. 48, F. amt A. M..
, will hold a regular communication this
I evening at N: 15 o'clock. The M. M. degree
j will bo conferred.
The sewer at the head of Whitaker street
burst again yesterday, and the water will
lie shut off at 10 o’clock this morning, and
remain off several hours.
Two disorderlies were fined at the Mayor’s
Court yesterday, adding sll to the city's
cash surplus, and Charles Harris, charged
with larceny, was held for the City Court.
A meet ing of the officers of the First
Georgia Volunteer Regiment will lie held at
the City Exchange to-day for the purpose
of issuing mi invitation to President Cleve
land t j visit the city in October.
Maj. Butts and Capt. Laird, who were
placed uikiu the information docket by tho
Port TV aniens for acting upon the b>ard of
survey of the bark Emilio Ciarnpa, were up
before the Mayor yesterday. Tho case was
heard in part but the Mayor then continued
the hearing and said he would be glad to
hear a legal argument upon the subject.
A SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE.
A Brilliant Audience Attends Mr. Han
ley’s Benefit-Another Hit for the
The Savannah Theatre was crowded with
a brilliant audience last night, the occasion
being the benefit of Mr. Lawrence Hanley.
The play was “The Daniehcffs,” and it was
received with interest that was fully de
served. Mr. Hanley ns “Osip’’ played te tter
than ever before. Ilis work was so finished
and graceful, as well as artistic,
that it surprised even those who are accus
tomed to lii.sexcellent acting. The part is a
heavy and difficult one, but Mr. Hanley
showed the result of hard anil faithful study
by the way in which be mastered it. Home
of tils scenes were urtistic to the highest de
gree; and worthy of one who has spent more
years on tbe boards than this youthful star.
Mr. McCabe as “Vladimir,” was thoroughly
appreciated in the part which ho played
with skill and elegance. Mr. Joe Doyle
made his mast successful hit. He was mist
ns “Viscount Do Taidi,” a Frenchman, and
liis work throughout, acting and accent,
was I letter than any he has done this year.
Miss Clara Baker as “Anna the Serf’’ de
served great praise. Miss Baker acted
charmingly and won the house quickly.
Miss Maude White, “Princess Lydia,” was
as pretty and accomplished a villain as ever
graced a court. Miss Mol lie Maeder,
“Countess Danicheff," was exceedingly good
in her part.
THE VEGETABLE CROP.
Tho Effect of the Rain—The Condition
of the Truck Farms.
Some fear has been entertained that the
heavy rains might damage the vegetables
growing in this vicinity, but they have not
done so. On tho contrary, the truck farms
are now in excellent condition. They have
had all the rain they need anil can do very
well without any more for some time, but
they were beginning to get dry before the
rain set iu. The Springfield plantations and
the truck farms between them and the
river now have fine prospects of a rich re
turn. The late crops are growing and ma
turing well, and were never in better con
dition. Thqse on the other side of the city
are doing equally well, and unless the rains
continue for some time no harm will be
Cotton on Certificates
The Board of Managers of the New York
Cotton Exchange sat for several hours
on Monday iu the eonsideratiou of prepara
tions for carrying out tbe new cotton in
spection rules, which go into effect on Sep
tember 1. They will make a great change
in the manner of doing business,
and even the members of the Ex
change who opposed them are now begin
ning to acknowledge that they will materi
ally facilitate business. At the present
there are no liondi-d warehouses und no in
s[k>etors Cotton is stored anywhere and
each time it changes hands it has to be
weighed und graded, und numerous ap|ieals
are made to the Classification Committee.
The managers yesterday adopted a form
of bond, but did not fix the amount. They
also adopted u form of receipt and fixed the
price for inspection, certifying and guaran
teeing grade at twenty-five cents u bale.
Wlion the new rules go into effect sales can
be made upi m the certificates without any
re-examination of tho goods themselves.
W outlier Statistics.
The following is a comparative statement
showing the monthly mean, maximum and
minimum temperature and total amount of
rainfall for tho month of July, 1887, of
stations iu the Savannah cotton region
tic h e s
Stations in the Max. Min. and him-
Savannah District. Ttmp. Temp, dratths.
Alapahu fit 71 9 80
liniuhridge 11l 74 lp 43
Kastman 84 71 !• 27
Fort Gaines 93 73 (i 90
Jesup 96 711 7.74
Live Oak .. IM 74 7 Hi
Milieu 94 78 la 71
Quitman 93 78 11.54
Suvunnah 90 74 4.78
Smitbville 95 78 13 01
ThmniisvlUe 91 88 t 1.27
Wuycross 95 75 5.18
Among tho passengers on the steamship
City of Macon, which sailed yesterday for
Boston, were TV. G. Charlton and It. G.
Mr. Andrew Hauler will leave for the
North to-morrow. After leaving his family
at Saratoga for the remainder of the sum
mer, Mr. Hanley will sail for Eun>|x>, where
he will s|>eud several weeks.
Among the arrivals at tile Pulaski House
yesterday were Miss Ida Cone, Boston; J.
S. White, Live Oak, Fla.: TV. R. Honjter,
Jacksonville; F. D. Bradley, Baltimore; C.
11. Watt, In ilia rt City; R. L. Mason and
wife, Philadelphia; J. P. Joliitaou,Williams
port., Pa.: M. 11. Cohen, Atlanta: J. Mct*ro
lieus, Bi'imswick; C. D. Mundy. It. T. Mad
den. ltiohmond: J. M Willis. Montieth; J.
B. Sinclair and wife. Bending, i’a.; Willimn
Dupont, Philadelphia; T. Wharing, Boston;
E. Young, lliiltiuioro; Paul Arnold, Wash
ington. D. C.
At the Marshall House were C. B. Town
send, Atlanta; William Howells, Cincinnati;
.1. S. Shuck. Birmingham, Ala. ;J. E. Wil
let and family, Macon ;T. S Wilkin, Jnsup;
J TV. Strong, Boston: Howard Tinsley,
Millodgeville; A. N. Ives, Jacksonville, Fla.;
J. M. Wilkinson. Valdosta; A J. Griffin,
Gwens; L. B. Kieffer, Now York. Nath
Goodman, Back hurst; J. S. Cuimniugs,
Surreney; L. C. Powell, J. A. Tlsim, Tar
boro, S, (’.:<! S Mundhall, A. J. Denson,
Gulf Hummock, Fla,; H. J. Lattuer, Mem
At the Harnett House were J. B. Miller,’
Chicago; J. M. Samuel, Memphis; C. L.
Ornry, Boston; Janie* K, Oroenwald, Mon
treal, Can.; J. L. Huil-on, Crisp; I>. J.
Sykes and wife. A. T. Wutorous, Buffalo;
L. 1. Hkitinor, Dunedin, Flu.; H, B. Green,
Jacksonville; 11. N Jimdutt, Springfield;
Dr. H. A. Foster and child, Muclanny, Fla.;
J. TV. Highsinith, TVavcross; M. i’ulz,
Yemnsaee, 8. C.; John Niiiimo and wife,
iniywirt a delightful coolne und fragrance
t<* the Lisin aiul liutli. Colgate A Co.’s are
For a good article of Flour liny Strauss
Bros’hrunils. 22 and 22) : Dnrimrd street.
Collars nud Cuffs at IkbdngtT’s, 21 Whit
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1887.
CENTRAL RESUMES OPERATIONS.
All Damages Fully Repaired The Re
ported Drowning of a Savannah
The Central Railroad resumed operations
yesterday, starting out all its trains on
schedule time, beginning with No. 3, at 8:20
o’clock last night. All tho damages liave
been repaired and tho t lire ugh trains
will run as usual. It seems now that tho
stopping of trains was not due so much to
washouts ou tho road as to the weakening
ol the road in s)>ots to such an extent that
it was not considered sale to run over them.
The worst of those wus between Nos. 5J t
and il. At that ]ioint the roadbed was
soaked, ami it was feared Hut if a train
was sent over it it would go down.
The washout at Ogeechee has lieen re
laired. A strung effort was made to keep up
juissenger travel by carrying the passengers
to tiiis point and transferring them across
the breach in wagons. One wagon was sent
across, but that was considered dangerous
and abandoned, but that gap has now been
closed. A force was gathered there as soon
as the track gave way and kept on hand
during the high water to be ready for work
us soon as the flood subsided. The water
went down early yesterday morning and
the force was started to work at once.
General Manager Belknap telegraphed
yesterday that he hojied to lie ready for
trains this morning, but only a short while
after ttiat he wind .an order to
start them last night, and in ac
cordance with bis order No. 3
and tho subsequent trains went out.
There were a number of sjiots along tbe
road that were thought to Vie unsafe, but
they were tried and either found to be all
right or put in safe condition, so the line is
now ready for its regular business.
There was a rumor yesterday morning
that Mr. Henry Sanders, of Savannah, anil
lus whole family hail been drowned at the
Ogeechee washout. Mr. Philip Sanders,
his brother, telegraphed to H. Korwisch, of
Atlanta, his brother-in-law, tuid asked if he
hail heard anything of Henry Sanders.
Mr. Korwisch replied that Henry Sanders
had telegraphed from Chattanooga last
week that be would be in Atlanta last Sat
urday, but nothing had been heard from
him. This was taken ns confirmation of the
rumor, hut übout *> o’clock last night a Cen
tral railroad clerk sought Philip Sanders
with a me-viage that Henry lyni his family
were all right and would be hi Savannah
McRAE OR McVILLE.
The A. P. and L. Road to Go to One or
Other of These Places.
Mcßae, Ga., Aug. 3. —Editor Morning
Nttcs: We note in your issue of Aug. 2 a
short article in reference to a proposed now
hue of railroad from Abbeville to MeVille,
which is calculated to mislead those of your
citizens who are not inclined to investigate
for themselves. Instead of twelve miles Ab
beville is at loa-st twenty-eight miles from
MeVille. Tbe directors of the Americus.
Preston and Lumpkin railroad have decided
to extend the road from Abbeville to Mc-
Rae or MeVille. They have sent a letter to
the Town Council of Mcßae, and also one
to tho Council of McVillo. in wbich they
state that they will build the road to one of
those places. They ask the citizens of each
place to take stock in tho road, and have
authorized each place to put out a canvasser
to take subscriptions of stock and right of
way. The Americus, Preston and Lump
kin road will pay a canvasser from each
place SIOO for one month's work.
The letter to our Council is in the hands
of our canvasser, who is at work in the
country, a copy of which will be sent you
when ho returns.
Tlio Americus, Preston and Lumpkin
road has made no threats against Savan
nah in case she dees not aid in building the
road. It lias asked for no specified sum.
The directors have not intimated to us any
object they have other than to make con
nection with the East Tennessee, Virginia
and Georgia railway, and thus secure a
shorter route to both Savannah and Bruns
wick, but it. is evident that tbe road will he
extended to Savannah in the near future.
Our citizens will do their host to get the
road here. Mcßae is tho county site of Tel
fair county, and is a progressive town. We
are uow building a tine, new, two-story
court house. We have a commodious acade
my, two church buildings for the whites,
that would be no discredit to a lurger town,
also two churches for the colored people and
a flourishing school. Mcßae is as
healthy as any locality in Georgia, malarial
sickness is entirely unknown, aud the
water is as gore! as can lie found in Middle
Georgia. We have all tbe elements of a
vigorous and healthy growth. The road
would boa great convenience to tho profile
of the county in attending court if it should
come here, and we lielieve it will.
We nix: nearer Abbeville than is McVille,
and it is said that we are more accessible.
We respectfully ask of our Savannah
friends not to discriminate against us in
making subscriptions, but if they should lie
disfKMed to take stock, lea vo it discretionary
with tbe authorities of the new road
whether they come to Mcßae or McVillo, as
the interest of Savannah will not he af
fected by the terminus whether at McVille
B. F. Mason & Cos.,
W. B. Folsom & Cos.,
A. s. J. Mcßae,
Waff, Boothe & Cos.
GENERAL RAILWAY NEWS.
Matters of Money and Management
About Various Lines.
Tho Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West
Railroad Couipuny have entered suit against
tbe Board of tiie Internal Improvement
Fund of Florida, claiming a large amount
of land, I icing the sections donated to the
different companies absorbed liy the Jack
sonville, Tampa aud Key West railway.
The trustees replied in a long argument in
which they say the rood has Been given all
the land it is entitled to.
The editor of the Apalachicola (Fla.)
'/Yin.'* has seen a late correspondence from
Mr. B. F. Howlaml, from New York, in
which it is stated that ovcrythiiig necessary
for the early completion ol tho Tallahassee,
Thomasvillo and Carraliollo road, has been
perfected. In addition Mr. Howlaml states
all necessary arrangements for the speedy
building of the Apalachicola aud Alabama
railroad are about completed. This assures
them the two roads und cannot fail to boa
matter of much congratulation to all.
From the present stand of the Sanford.
Fla.,City Council, concerning tho closing up
of a street, for the erection of a union de
pot, it is thought thedejiot will Is- erected
at the outskirts of the town. The refusal
of tlio Council to favorably consider the
proposition for a union depot, not only car
ries the depot to the southern border of the
town, but will remove the car shops to an
other town, in order to make room on ( lie
company's lands for the depot and ap
purtouxuers; and when it is reineinlierod
that Mu* Smith Florida already expends sev
eral thousand dollars a month in wages,
which outers into tlio business of the town,
to say nothing of contemplated enlarge
ment of work, bad tin union du|>ot boon lo
cated as doored—it becomes a verv sejious
quint ion whether or not Hanford ciui afford
to indorse the action of Council. Sanford
hits good prospect* and she cannot afford to
blight thorn now.
Consumption, Scrofula, Gonoral De
bility Wasting Diseases of Children,
Chronic Coughs mid Bronchitis, can bo
cured by the use of Scott’s Evulsion of
l’ure Cod Liver Oil with Jlypophnsphites.
Prominent physician* use it and testify to
its great value. Please rend tho following:
“I ires I Scott's Kimiilklou for hii olwtlnate
1 Y>tlgh with Hemorrhage, Loss of Appetite,
Knmciation, SUsspleanitMs, etc. Allot these
have now left, and I Isdiovu your Emulsion
Inis lived a case of well developed Consump
tion." - T. J. Findley, M. D., I*me Star.
The L. U S. Susjieuder at Behringer's, 24
CARS FOR THE NKGROES.
THE "JIM CROW” AND OTHERS PRO
VIDED FOR THEM.
Various Opinions Concerning the Sye
tem—What the Colored People Think
of Itr-The Plan Pursued by the Cen
tral and Savannah, Florida and
Western—The Origin of the Name a
The “jim crow” car is now an object of
great importance, especially since it lias
l>een introduced to the Interstate Commerce
Commissioners at Washington. Like many
others it owes its iiiqxirtaiH*? to its associa
tions rather than to itself. A short while
since the name “jim crow” was unknown,
comparatively, and few know of its mean
ing. The railroad men in this part of the State
never heard of it till it was made an issue of
by the aggrieved Mr. Council. The origin
of the phrase seems wrapped in mystery.
One report says that in some of the North
Georgia sections the good cracker people in
their rural simplicity, call their colored
noightmrs “jim crows.” This local nomen
clature grew and finally it was applied to
the cars to which the negroes were restricted.
These at first were the “double-decker" ca
liooses that were run on the freights. They
wore larger than the usual cars, and the
centre, with sliding doors at tlio side, was
arranged as a sort of storeroom for carry!
ing supplies for the bauds. At each end of
the car were seats for passengers, one for
whites, the other for negroes. A ladder or
stairway afforded access to the roof, where
doable seats were placed for the conductor
THEY OBJECTED TO TOBACCO.
These were used in various forms for sev
eral years immediately after the civil rights
bill was passed, some of the cars being
merely box curs with benches running along
the side. As time passed public
sentiment changed and some of the
roads were obliged to give
better accommodations. Improvements
were addod from time to time, in more or
less degree, and then the “half” or “com
bination” car was adopted and it is still in
use on many roads. This is an ordinary
passetiger car, divided by a wire netting in
the centre, the front compartment being
used as a smoker for the whites aud the
other as a colored people’s car. The better
portion of the colored people object to this
car, as many drunken men come in their
compartment and they complain too of the
fumes of the tobacco from the front portion.
These divisions are much more in the North
ern and Western parts of the State than
here. Home of the roods are in the advance
in matters of tiiis kind and boldly took the
stand of “equal accommodations to all.”
Notably in this respect was the Central and
the Savannah, Florida and Western rail
cot., wadley’s idea.
Tho late Col. Wadley, with his usual
clear-headedness, after the passage of tbe
civil rights bill, placed the Central in the
right position by providing equally as good
cars for the colons l people as for tlio whites.
They were not “sesthetic” curs, as that road
at that time was as much noted for the
simplicity of its rolling stock as it was lor
the honesty of its management. The cars
for the colored peoplo were for their exclu
sive use and no white person was permitted
to ride or oven to remain in them any
length of time. Conductors ejected a white
man from these cars as quickly as
they did a colored man from a
white person's car. Tho Supreme Court
in a test case under the civil rights bill (not
against the Central, however), decided that
when a railroad gave negroes as good ac
commodations as they did the whites there
was no violation of tne law, thus fully in
dorsing the wisdom and justice of Col. Wad
RUNNING EMPTY CARS.
It is a well-known fact that the colored
travel was very light at times, and often
the car for the colored people left this
city empty, but nevertheless it
was the rule, aud it was adhered to strictly.
The same plan lias been continued on this
rood, and has proved to be a wise one. No
trouble lias ever occurred on the road in this
respect, and no complaints have ever been
made by the colored people, regarding any
discrimination against them. The otlicers
of the Central believe in giving equal ac
commodations where all pay the same
price, ana the result has proved
tlio wisdom of their course.
On the Savannah, Florida and Western
railway the same plan is pursued, but it is
more general in its character. First-class
cars are supplied for the colored people as
well as the white, and no discrimination is
THE COLOR LINE FAINT.
But the strict color line is not kept up.
If a white man prefers to ride with the col
ored people he can do so, and if a colored
person l idos in tho white car and be
liaves the conductor does not interfere.
Frequently the residents of some of tho
towns along the lino feel aggrieved at see
ing a negro sitting in the white car, and
they proceed to summarily eject him or her.
On the main line the trains are always large
enough to give umplc accommodations for
all, and it seldom happens that tbe “combi
nation” car is run on it. On tlio branches
anil on some of the accommodation trains,
tiie combination cor, smoker in front anil
compartment behind for tiie colored, is run.
However, no trouble has been caused on
this read on tins score, and the colored peo
ple seem well satisfied with what is pro
vided for them.
A GOOD RULE TO FOLLOW,
Most of the raijloud men in tho city say
that as the colored ptsiple pay the same fare
they should receive equally as good accom
modations every wuv, and that has been
their rule always. In other parts of the
State tbe “jim crow” car is a familiar fea
ture on every train. Some roods provide
the combination car, which is a good ouo,
and satisfactory to the colored people save
for the smokers' part of it, while others
only provide very inferior mid dirty care
tor tile colored travel "If the Central or
the Savannah, Florida and Western cun
maintain their plans nnd give value re
ceived,” say some of the prominent colored
men, "why cannot the other roads adopt the
same rule, and, as we pay the same fare as
others, give otjr people equal accommoda
tions nnd privileges f'
VERY DIRTY PASSENGERS.
“Its a hard subject," said a railroader,
“from tho very fact that the majority of
the colored people are so ter
ribly dirty. Why I’ve soon a car
go out of here clean and neat as a pin, and
when it returned after ouo or two trips, it
would knock a man down at forty rods.
Now what ini' wo to dot There arc many of
them wlm are nice and neat, but bow can we
make a distinction f These naturally ob
ject to sitting besido some of
the tnrix'iitine "coons,” and I don’t
blame them much. The best wo can do is
to see they have separate and good cars,
An intelligent colored inau, when asked
about tbe matter, said they oulv wanted
justice. They paid tint prioes os the others,
mid certainly were entitled to equally go-id
civs. Their chief trouble on .some roods
arose from tin- difficulty of keening drunken
or disorderly persons out of their care. i(
this was done it would be a great boon to
To illustrate the t>opular fancy for nick
names of tills sort, it is shown that one road
has a “goober" train, another tbe “pica
yune.” still another the “sunlieAm,” others
the “'cannon-ball,” the "shoo-fly" und vari
ous other popular designation*. If is likely
that the “jim crow” car starbsl the same
way, but a combination of circumstances
forced it to its present is mspiciious public
position. Tbe negroes claim it ctvtx odium
upon them and bs-l aggrieved ut its use
It may be interesting to note in this con
neution that the new (till passed by the last
Florida legKi 1 • cl(*vc *ei smite care
for the two races, went into effect this
week. The result will be wutched with in
terest, as the colored people there lieguu an
agitation on this subject some time ago, and
they are fully aroused and determined
to nave their rights. Most of the roads
there use the ‘'combination” car, but the
coloied folks object to it decidedly aud suy
they want better accommodations.
THE COURT OF ORDINARY.
The Business of the Term -The Returns
of Administrators and Executors.
The Court of Ordinary, Hon. Hampton
L. Perrill, Ordinary, convened Aug. 1 and
transacted the following business:
Nuncupative will of Hannah Green was
prolrated in common form and the usual
papers were issued.
A. N. Wilson, guardian, filed a petition
to pay his ward, M. A. Wilbur, her estate,
she having arrived at maturity. The pe
tition was grail tod.
C. Lucian Jones qualified as guardian of
the person and property of R. Brodie Jones
minor, aud received the usual letters.
Dr. B. P. Olivoros qualified as administra
tor ad col. estate of Mary A. Giiland de
Mary Wolber filed a petition for letters
dismissory on the (state of John Wolber de
ceased. The order for citation was granted.
William P. Hardee, qualified as adminis
trator of the estate of Arabella V. Sweat,
deceased, and received letters of administra
John S. Mchrtens, qualified as adminis
trator of the estate of Catherine Mehrtens,
Alvin M. Bell, qualified as administrator
of the estate of Mary L. Wilkins, and re
ceived the usual papers.
William P. Hardee qualified as adminis
trator and. b. n., of the estate Farley R.
Charles H. Olmstead qualified as adminis
trator of the ostato of the late Mary C. Brig
Mary L. Savarese, executrix of the will of
Louis Savarese, deceased, filed appraise
ment of said estate, the value of which is
John H. 'Monahan, executor of Ellen F.
Monahan, deceased, filed appraisement of
estate valued at $4,691 75.
The inventory of the estate of Obadiah E.
Edwards was filed by Marion Edwards, ex
ecutor, value $1,500.
Mary C. Corker, administratrix, filed the
inventory aud appraisement estate of Dr.
P. H. Corker, deceased. Value of estate
R. E. Lester and David Wells, executors
John R. Hamlet, deceased, filed account
sales of personal effects.
George S. Roundtree, administrator and. b.
n. c. t. a. estate Isaac M. Marsh, filed ac
count of real estate.
The following annual returns having been
on file for thirty (lays, examined and found
correct were ordered to be recorded; C. C.
Taliaferro, trustee of the estate of Mary M.
Marshall, deceased; Charles H. Olmstead,
administrator of the estate Henry Brig
ham; J. F. Brooks, executor of the will
of Ann Davis, deceased; Thomas I* Wylly,
executor of the will of John Cooper, de
ceased; George A. Mercer, executor of the
will of I)r. Brodie S. Herndon, deceased;
William F. Reid, guardian of Thomas aud
Dennis Murphy, minors; Dr. William Dun
can, executor will of William Duncan, de
Nearly all the bunting in the city has
been sent to Spartanburg to assist in deco
rating for the encampment week. A good
many Charleston jieople have also accom
panied the flags.
News was received in the city Wednesday
of the death, at Georgetown, of Joseph 11.
Rainey, a well-known colored politician
who at one time, during the reconstruction
period, figured prominently in South Caro
lina politics. Rainey was a barber by trade,
and it is said was engaged in running the
blockade during the war. He was very
bright and intelligent. He anil the late R.
B. Rainey, with Cardoza, at one time State
Treasurer, were the only really educated
colored men who figured prominently in the
Preacher Heard writes the following let
ter anent the reply and demurrer of the
Georgia road, filed in answer to his com
plaint before the Interstate Commission; “I
only ask to make the following reply there
to; (1) I did hold a first-class ticket from
Cincinnati, 0., to Charleston, S. C. (2) I
purchased said ticket in the presence of Dr.
W. J. Gaines, of Atlanta, Gu., and the Rev.
S. H. Roberson, of Savannah, Ga. (3) I
paid $l9 55 for the same. (4) I came over
the Cincinnati Southern and the East Teu
nesste, Virginia and Georgia railroad to
Atlanta, Gu., but was delayed in Dalton on
account of a smash-up of a freight train,
therefore missed connection and re
mained all night in Atlanta, Ga. (5) As
easily as I can prove I held a first-class
ticket from Cincinnati to Charleston, so
oasily can I prove all I averred existed aud
exists now unless corrected. (6) If correct
ed I have no fight to make. (7) Equal ac
commodation for my money is all I ask.
(S) The aesthetics and amenities spoken of
by Mr. Cummings would add greatly to the
comfort of our “jim crow car.” (9) The
half has not been told. (10) But as the presi
dent of the road will look after this matter
I shall drop it until forced into a “jim crow
car” again. Respectfully,
W. If. Heard."
Charleston, Aug. 3, 1887.
A Perilous Postponement.
To postpone, when the duty for Immediate
action is clear, is always unwise. Especially Is
it so when increasing til health calls for a resort
to medication. Diseases of the kidnpys and
I Judder are often of swift growth always of
fatal tondenoy If not combatted at the outset.
We have all—oven those of us w ho are not re
markably well instructed heard something of
the danger attending Bright's disease, diuhetes.
and other diseases of the kidneys or bladder,
lot no ouo !jc foolhardy enough to procrastinate
if lie perceives tiie renal organs to lie inactive.
Hostel tor's Stomach Bitters are peculiarly
adapted to overcome this inaction to suffi
ciently stimulate, without exciting, (lie kidneys
and bladder. Infinitely is this diuretic to lie
preferred to the Impure and fiery stimulants of
commerce, which prove the bane of unwary
jieisons with a tendency to renal troubles. They
are likewise Incomparable for dyspepsia, debil
ity, fever and ague and biliousness.
The entertainment to lx* given this even
ing at Yonge’s l’ark Hall for tbe benefit of
the Sunday School Library of New Hous
ton Street Church promises to be u very en
joyable affair. The committee has been
active and tireless in their efforts, and a
very attractive programme lias been ar
ranged. In addition to music by tile Union
Cornet Brass Bund sentimental and comic
songs will tie rendered with piano accom
paniment. Several airs will bo played on
the violin by skilled performers, Prof/A.
A. K 1 lon wood, of the Bluekshear Ueorginn,
who lias won quito a reputation as an elocu
tionist, will read several humorous and
tragic pieces. A great nrnny tickets have
been sold and a large crowd is expected.
Tickets will be sold at entrance to the hall.
“May the Best Boat Win."
Yachttnou and all the lovers of aquatic
sports will bo offered a rare treat this after
noon. as we open an invoice of lino pictures
of the" May Flower” and "Galatea,” "Puri
tan” and “Genasta," und many other boats
of the New York squadron. We shall bo
glud to have all interested call and examine.
Luddkn & Bates 8. M. 11.
Be hunger's, 24 Whitaker street.
From the Governor of Florida.
State ok Florida, Executive Office,
Tallahassee, March 5, 1887.— A. K.
Jlaiekes, Esq:—Dear Kir: So fur as I haw
be ‘a able to test them, 1 uni well pleased
with Eve Glasses which yon odjustedto lay
eyes. Very truly yours E. A. I‘kury.
Anew line of Gloria Umbrellas at Bel
sitiger's, 24 Whitaker si nut,
THE AUGUST PILOT CHART.
The News tho Ocean Gives Up—Hur
ricanes Predicted for this Month.
The August issue of the Pilot Chart of
the North Atlantic, covering tho month of
July, is quite interesting. It shows that the
fog bolt reaches as far south as the 40tU
parallel. The excessively warm weather
of the past month was accompanied with
more than the average amount of foggy
weather, which has interfered with the
fisheries as well as all other
branches of navigation. It says that tho
mackerel catch continued light. The total
amount of salt mackerel landed by the
Now England fleet up to the last week of
the month was 21,965 barrels, against 15,183
bjirreLs to the eorresjsmding date last season.
The catch of both seasons, it says, was much
below the average.
It says that August is pre-eminently the
hurricane mouth. Severui tracks' are
plotted out on the chart to indicate in a
general way the course such storms are
likely to follow. The weather
forecasts for this month on the Atlantic
coast will be fair, and exceptionally fine
weather may' be expected. Tho principal
danger, most especially in low latitudes,
will be from West Indian hurricanes. These
most dangerous of all storms do not move
like the ordinary winter storm from west to
east, but first, sweep along tho Span
ish main to the westward so
that the earliest warnings is
when they actually strike the Gulf coast on
the Atlantic seaboard. Their coming, how
ever, will eventually be known several days
earlier than at present by means of the tele
graph cable which stretches through the
Wist Indies and along tho Windward
The chart gl vis the location, when last
seen, of numerous derelicts and wrecks all
over the Atlantic, the most dangerous be
ing those near the coast, between this port
aud Boston. There were but few icebergs
reported during tho month. The several
water spouts observed in this vicinity are
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About ten months ago Ludde-.i & Bates
S. M. H., at the repeated and earnest solici
tation of many of their customers, added to
their music and art business a department
of fine stationery. This, like everything
else they have taken hold of, has developed
so largely and rapidly that they are now
able, and, in fact, have found it necessary
to publish a book giving prices and showing
styles of some of the leading papers they
deal in. It has puzzled some or our citizens
to know how this house could make it pay
to keep such a large and varied stock of fine
and artistic stationery, but when ape con
siders that their trade extends to all sections
of the South, the goods sold by this house
being sold on a small margin, and guaran
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will be furnished on application.
Diamonds, Gold and Silver.
I am looking forward shortly to be able
to move back to my old quarters. It is now
my aim to reduce stock or to close it out as
far as possible, to make the moving a less
troublesome mutter. To do this I have de
termined upon liuiking sacrifices. This is
not a devioe to draw trade, but a positive
fact. I offer sterling silverware for wed
ding presents, watches, diamonds, etc., at
actual New York wholesale prices.
My present temporary quarter is 116ji,
Broughton street, directly opposite Ludden
& Bates’ music house. M. Sternberg.
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We are going to carry over uny summer goods?
Well, we are not, and that is why our prices in
Gents’ Summer Underwear, Neckwear and Ho
siery arc so low. B. ]I.-*ievy & Rno.,
181 Congress street
At the Harnett House, Savannah, Ga.,
you get all the comforts of the high-priced
ho els, and save from £lto $2 par day. Try
it aud bo convinced.— Boston Home Jour
For good value in Teas and Coffees go to
Strauss Bros’, 22 and Burnard street.
To save trouble of moving stock to our
new store, IJ4 Congress, corner of Whitaker
St., we have put the prices of our clothing,
hats and furnishing goods down to New
York cost of manufacturing. A great sav
ing can be made by laying in a supply now.
Tlio “Fumous,” 140 Congress St.
Are on r prices to reduce stock of Gents’ Sum
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Open-front Shirts a specialty at Belsin
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Notwithstanding tiio warm weather
Strauss Bros’, 22 and 22‘-< Barnard street,
are still to the front and offering groceries
at rock-bottom prices. Purchasers will
do well to give them a call. Goods de
Hams and Strips at lowest market prices.
Strauss Bros’, 22 and 22 V t Barnard street.
Best Batter 21c per pound; Cooking But
ter 20c. per pound. Struuss Bros’, 22 and
22X Barnard street.
Flannel Shirts, all colors and sizes, at Bel
singer’s, 2-i Whitaker st reet.
J. T. Slniptrino ft Bro., the manufactu
rers of Tettoriue, ore receiving every day,
both tiy muil and by mouth, very flattering
reports concerning the success of Tcttcrinc.
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Soft and Stiff Hats at Bolsingor’s 24
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We have some unprecedented bargains.
Strauss Bros’, 22 and Barnard street.
Silver and Gold
Shirts are the acknowledge! favorites and lead
ers. B. H. Levy A- Bro, sole agents.
Youth or boy desiring thin oud light weight
garments can get them at li. 11. Levy & Bro's
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Still In the Van.
li. 11, Ijovy A Bro., tbe Palace Clothiers, at 161
The famous New York Clothing House,
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