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SUNDAY. AUGUST 7, 1887.
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INDEX TO NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
Meeting —Myrtle’Lodge No. 1663, Q. U. of O.
F; Chatham Uylit Infantry; Past Grand
Masters’ Council No. 60, G. U. 0. of O. F.
Special, Notices —Savannah Yacht Club's
Aonuul Cruise; Pianos, Schreiner's Music
ffousc; I>r. B. P. Olivero's absence; Notice, the
New Home Sewing Machine Cos.; Special Notice,
Frank E. Kebarer, Clerk City Council; A Few
Base Ball— Cadets vs. Jasper Greens.
Clothing. Etc. —Api‘l & Schaul.
To Purchasers of Bcooies and Wagons —
O'Connor & Ray.
Cleveland Welcome—Davis Bros.
Down Go tiie I*rices—At Eckstein's.
Educational— St. John's College, Fordham,
Charter Oak Ranges and Cooking Stoves—
Clarke & Daniels.
Cheap Column Advertisements— Help Want
ed; Employment Wanted; For Rent; For 8n!e;
Boarding; Lost; Personal: Miscellaneous.
Notice— John Sullivan & Cos.
Great Sacrifice Sale— A. R. Altmayer & Cos.
Great* Sale of Drv Goods-Gray & O'Brien.
Hon. Peter Meldritn has the credit of
having delivered a very convincing argu
ment against the Brady bill.
Higgins is in luck. Ho is popular with
the Long Branch ladies as a beau, and with
Republican editors as an issue.
The effort to boom Gen. Sheridan as a
Presidential candidate doesn’t meet with
much success. If be is wise he will be sat
isfied with the position ho has.
It looks as if the Volunteer would bo
chosen to defend the America’s cup against
the Thistle, and it looks very much as if she
would defend it successfully if selected for
Of the ijincty-five suicides in Philadelphia
last year only five were attributed to love
while thirty-flvo were duo to family troubles.
Young men who notice this record may be
inclined to stick to love and let marriage
Policemen of this city might engage in a
little pistol practice with goats as targets
without giving any offense to the public.
The goats seem to find the front stoo| of
residences a very pleasant place to pass the
long, hot days.
There is a very fair prospect, that an ap
propriation will he made for repairs to the
State University. The University building
ought to be kept in a good condition, and
the standard of education and discipline
ought to boa high one.
If the delegations which go to Washing
ton to invite tile President to visit their re
spective cities continue to insist that Mrs.
Cleveland shall accompany him, he will lio
gin to wonder after awhile, perhaps,
whether his wife is not more i>opular than
In view of the bitter sentiments which
Gov. Forakor, of Ohio, has expressed with
regard to the President recently, his rather
gushing dispatch to the President on Friduy
asking him to visit Ohio cities during his
Western trip can hardly have contoimxl
Many of the farmers of the Legislature
would doubtless much rather bo at home
looking alter their crops, which are seri
ously threatened with ruin from the effects
of the late storm, but tlio most of thorn are
ticking to their jxists and doing their dutys
in a satisfactory wav.
The President has got the Washington
hotel papers down on him. They don't see why
he should have discouraged delegations from
coming to Washington to invite him to visit
tfieir respective cities. They don’t like the
idea of the President’s taking the bread our
of tlioir mouths, as it were.
Cincinnati is bragging about the gran 1
centennial exposition which slip is going to
have next year. The money—sl,ooo,ooo—
for an nfTair that will satisfy Cin
cinnati's pride has born guaranteed. Per
haps an appeal will bo inado for Federal
hel)i. Such appeals seem to l> in order now
Six attempts have been made to burn out
the New York Zcitung, a prosperous Ger
man paj>or, and it is believed tlmt An
archists are responsible for the attempts.
The jieoplo will get tired of the Anarchists
after nwliiie, and then something will be
likely to occur that will cause a void in the
It is pretty well ascertained that the Dean
bill, which provides for the sule of the
Western and Atlantic railroad, will be re
ported favorably to the Senate. The road
ought to 1)6 sold. It will boa source of
trouble to the State as long ns the State re
tains possession of it. A good price can be
obtained for it now. and the money can be
used advantageously in paying the State
Mr. Blaine is very generous. When lie
board that the Ohio convention had indorsed
Mr. Sherman for President ho is reported to
have remarked: “Mr. Sherman is a good
man and 1 am glad tlmt my friends gave
him the indoiseinont he seemed sounxious
to have, and I con frankly say that it will
receive respectful consideration in the na
tional convention." Remarks like these
from his rival must (111 Mr. Sherman’s heart
The arguments which have been advanced
in favor of Dr. Felton’s bill oi'eating n re
fomintorydnstitution are very strong ones.
It remains to ho seen w hether they are
strong enough to overeomo tljo disinclina
lion of the Legislature to make any depart
uro w ith respeet to the convicts which in
volves the exiienditure of a large mini of
money. The Legislature does not np]<nr
to be extravagant with the people's money,
except in the matter of long and extra ses-
The Glenn Bill at the North.
The Glenn bill is attracting a great deal
more attention at the North than at the
South. Some of the Republican journals
are certain that it is a wicked and nn out
rageous measure, and insist that tho North
ern people shall put the stamp of their dis
approval upon it. In view of the fact that
these same journals had nothing to say
when the owner of Asbury Park, N. J.,
proposed to deprive tho colored jieople of
the privileges of that seaside resort their
attitude on the bill ought not to command
mnch attention. They must show that thoy
are consistent before they can expect to
have much weight in the discussion of color
At the meeting called in Boston last
Wednesday night to consider the Glenn bill
there was a great deal of nonsensical talk.
One of the speakers expressed tho opinion
that Representative Glenn was a Demo
cratic politician whose only object was to
increase his popularity with his party in his
section of tho State. Another of tho
speakers, a colored man whom Butler, when
Governor of Massachusetts, attempted to
make Judge of the Cambridge district, and
whom tho white people of Cambridge re
fused to accept, advised tho colored people
to use dynamite to secure their rights.
Doubtless tho Cambridge people wore quite
right in refusing to have that Colored man
for their Judge.
Tho impression seems to prevail at the
North that there is desire on tho part of the
white people of Georgia to deprive tho col
ored people of educational advantages.
That is a great mistake. Tho white people
aro tho friends of tho colored people, and
are anxious to assist them in improving
their condition. They are satisfied that
mixed schools will not benefit them any
more than they will bonefit the white peo
ple. In fact, thoy aro quite certain that
such schools will be harmful to both races.
There Is a strong sentiment in this State,
and in every Southern State, against the
co-education of the races. Indeed, this sen
timent is not confined to the South. It ex
ists, in a lesser degree perhaps, at the North.
It, is loss noticeable in that section because
thero are comparatively fow colored people
there, and tho percentage of them who are
educated in proportion to their number is
much larger than it is at tho South. But
even with those favorable conditions mixed
schools aro not be tolerated there. Why,
then, should there ho such an outcry in that
section when it is proposed, here in Georgia,
to put an obstacle in the way of mixed
The Glenn bill is in tho interest, of the col
ored people, and if they hod not been in
spired by Northern agitators they would
not have thought of raising an objection to
it. The common schools are necessary for
their advancement. Without thorn they
would go backward iustead of forward.
The white people support these schools, nnd
the colored people get their sharo of the
benefits of them. Whatever threatens to
injure them, therefore, is inimical to the
interests of the colored people. Mixed
schools threaten to injure them, and, hence,
it is for the good of the colored people that
thoy should be protected.
Tho Oi nn bill is nothing more than n
prohibitory measure relating to tho coedu
cation of tho races. White children have
been thrust into two educational institu
tions at Atlanta. The Glenn bill says that
these institutions which aro intended for
colored students alone shall not ho turned
into mixed schools, nnd it prevents mixed
schools from hoing taught anywhere else in
tho State. The bill is not aimed at the At
lanta schools, but is intended to check at
one" something which, if permitted to pass
unnoticed, will eventually bring about a
condition of affairs which will make com
mon schools impossible. It is intended to be
for the good of the black as well as tho
white raco. Whether it will prove to be so,
time alone can tell. Tho ablest men in tho
Legislature regard it as legislation in the
Tho Sentences of tho Chicago Boodlera.
The Chicago boodlors received compara
tively light sentence*. They ought to have
Uxm punished ax severely as the law would
permit. Tho charges against thorn were
fully proven, and they were shown to be a
very corrupt lot of officials. As commis
sioners of tho county in which Chicago is
situated, they had frequent opportunities of
robbing the tax-payers, and these oppor
tunities they improved, greatly to their
own pecuniary benefit. Thoy compelled
those who obtained contracts for furnish
ing the county with supplies to pay heavily
for them. They wore guilty of a double
crime. They not only forced the contractors
to bribe them, but they corrupts si the con
Of course the contractors made out of tho
county every dollar which they paid to tho
commissioners. They furnished inforior ar
ticles nnd charged full prices for them.
Their bills were allowed without being
questioned, because those who passed upon
thorn were in tho conspiracy to rob tho
Some of the guilty parties were defiant
during the trial. All of thorn maintained a
tsihi front and insisted upon their innocom-e
until the proof against, them became over
whelming. One of them, after hts convic
tion, got away from the Sheriff by a trick
and escaped to Canada. Of course he fie
ri iris) that he was nn innooont man, and
that he was l>"ing persecuted bv his enemies.
Unfortunately the evidence did not leave a
doubt of his guilt, and his assertions of his
innocence only served to make him more
contemptible in tho estimation of honest
Dishonesty among officials in tho large
eitii i is becoming altogether too common.
Recently a majority of the Aldermen of tiie
city of New York were bribed to give away
a charter for which the city could havo ob
tnined hundreds of thousands of dollars. It
is unknown liow many other things they did
for which thoy received bribes, but it is
pretty safe to say that they were disloyal to
their trust whenever it paid them to bo so.
Judges ought to have no sympathy with
such in m, nnd thoy ought not to show them
any leniency. Boodlors as a rule are not
ignorant men. They are competent to dis
charge their duties honestly, and they are
fully acquainted with tho laws against dis
honest official acts. If, therefore, they
choose to take n crooked course they should
lie made to pay the full penalty of their
crimes. A strict and prompt enforcement
of tho law is the only way to check such
crimes as they oommit.
Thero appe.w* to boa good deal of ro
mancing about, the interference of Federal
officials In the Democratic primaries iu Bal
timore lately. Tho MHertlon that there was
interference meets with prompt denial, but
the denial don’t worn to prevent the asser
tion from hoing reiterated. Homebody must
have very little ivgurd for the truth.
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 1&87.
Alcoljpl From Two Standpoints.
Dr. W. 11. S-arle has an article in the
current number of the North American Re
view which doubtless does not meet with
tho approval of Prohibitionists. It is en
titled '‘Sedentary Men nnd Stimulants.”
Dr. Searle says that the percentage of brain
workers who sutler from dyspepsia and bil
iousness is pro;>ortionally greater than that
of those who are engaged in manual labor.
In fact, these maladies are distinctively
those of sedentary men. The reason, he
thinks, is this: More food is required to
repair the waste of the muscles, etc., than
of the brain. The brain-worker, however,
eats about as much as the man
who is engaged in hard physical
labor. He does not require all that he eats,
while the man who labors with his hands
does. Tho food of each contains about tho
same constituents, nnd “each mouthful has
a definite fixed proportion of elements—so
much for tho skin, so much for the muscles,
so much for the brain, etc.” If the food of
each, therefore, contains the samo constitu
ents, and each takes the same amount, it is
apparent that the brain-worker does not
get all he needs for his brain unless he
cats more than ho needs for his muscles,
skin, etc. Tho laboring man may eat a lit
tle more than he may need for his brain,
while supplying the demand of his muscles,
but the effect is comparatively harmless, be
cause the excess of material for so small a
portion of the body is easily gotten rid of.
With the brain worker, however, tho effect
is different. His excess of material is for
the greater portion of the body, nnd the
difficulty of getting rid of it shows itself in
tho shupe of dyspepsia and biliousness.
It is about impossible to secure exactly
the kind of food which our systems need.
If it were possible to give each part of tho
body the material that is needed for its re
pair, and in tho quantity that is required,
some of tho most aggravating diseases couid
perhaps be avoided, but as science has not
yet discovered the kinds of food that are
best adapted to tho different parts of the
body. Dr. Seurle believes that paratriptics,
which are preventers of waste in tho body,
can bo resorted to by sedentary workers
with beneficial results. These paratriptirs
are alcohol in its various forms, tea, coffee
and tobacco. These are the ones in most
common use. Tho South American coca
and tho betel nut are used to some extent.
The most harmful of all of these is, of
course, alcohol, but each of them is capablo
of doing harm, and does do harm when used
Tho effect of paratriptics is to render the
appetite less keen The sedentary man who
uses alcohol, tobacco, coffee, tea, etc.,
does not eat so heartily as the one who does
not use thorn. Of course the effect of tea
and coffee is much less noticeable than that
of alcoholic drinks or even of tobacco. Ac
cording to Dr. Scarle’s theory, therefore, the
use of paratriptics by a sedentary man
renders him less liable to dyspepsia and bil
In this connection it may bo interesting
to call attention to nn article by Capt. A.
11. Grooly, in the August Forum, in which
he aims to show that the use of alcoholic
drinks in the Arctic region is not beneficial,
lie says that those who drink intoxicating
liquors are much less able to stand severe
cold or to endure hard labor when the
thermometer is far below zero than those
who drink only hot coffee and tea. So con
fident did his men becomo of this on his last
expedition to tho Arctic regions that nearly
all of them declined to touch alcohol in any
form. Those who did drink it exhibited
greater strength for a little while after
drinking, but there soon came a reaction,
and their strength then was much below the
average. If it were not for the fact that it
might tie beneficial at times ns a mental
stimulus Capt. Greoly thinks that its use
might be advantageously dispensed with in
Arctic exploring expeditious altogether.
It wifi probably lie claimed that the man
Pittman, who stabbed his daughter to death
in New York the other day, becauso she in
sisted against his will upon marrying a re
spectable young rrtau, will try to save his
nook from tho halter liy pleading that he
was insane. The most of those who com
mit brutal crimes and plead insanity are
about as sane as tho average citizen is.
They yield to their evil inclinations, and
when threatened with punishment plead
irresponsibility. It is curious that juries
can be obtained that will accept that plea.
A man who shot an inoffensive policeman
to death some timo ago in Montgomery,
Ala., was convicted last Wednesday of man
slaughter nnd sonteneoil to thirty months in
tho penitentiary. It is difficult to find any
reason why he shouldn't havo been sent to
Senator Stanford thinks that the Pacific
railroad commissioners, who are inquiring
into the management of tho Pacific railroad,
are more inquisitive than tho average news
paper reporter. It is not to bo wondered
that ho is annoyed by their questions. There
are things connected with the management
of the Pacific roads, doubtless, which thoie
who have tho management of these roads
wouldn't like tho public to know about.
The committee appointed to investigate
the charge against Judge Fain and others,
and also to find out wlint the influences, if
any, were which induced the Legislature
to donate SIOO,OOO to the Marietta and North
Georgia ruilroad have found out, it seems,
that they have not yet completed their
work, and that it is high timo that they were
pushing tho investigation to a close.
The young man Ives who deposited con
siderable eash and some securities with Mr.
Rol i Tt Garrett to secure an option on the Bal
timore and Ohio railroad and who lost
his option, cash and collateral, con
tiaues to bathe sensation of Wall street. He
was eoinjielled to mortgage his yacht the
other day to get. tho necessary cash to keep
himself from bankruptcy.
It is claimed that tho man Mooney, who
tried to destroy the British ship Queen the
other day by throwing a bottle of phosphate
on Ik r deck, is a crank. But is ho to be ex
cused from punishment on that account?
Cranks that insist upon breaking the laws
ought, to lie put where they wouldn’t ho in u
position to break them.
The eccentric Miss Hoyt, who has lieen
fighting for several years in the courts to
obtain possession of her late father’s millions,
is making life u burden to her mother and
those who come into contact with her in a
business way. She would lie happier nnd
less troublesomo in an insane asylum.
An Oregonian claims to have made a dis
covery that puts to shame tiie electric lights
now in use. He simply punches tho graund
with a wire and obtains a light that is dnz
zlingly brilliant. Ho does not sell county
rights, however, so that there must be some
trick about Ins discovery.
The Best Way.
From the Philadelphia Times find. )
Tho- best way to cut down the surplus revenue
is to dig it out by the roots so that it won’t
A Healthful Scare.
From the Sew York World (Dem.)
The greatly diminished Democratic majority
in Kentucky ought to prove a good thing for the
party in that Statu.
Prom the Philadelphia Press (Rep.)
Mr. Engeno Higgins cau put a twist on the
civil service reform of this administration
which the civil service reformers can’t bat,
even if they sent G. W. Curtis himself to tne
Lucre for Sam Jones.
From the New York Evening Nnn (Ind.)
No doubt the Rev. Sain Jones lias now dis
covered by experience that the people whom he
addresses contribute sums that average about
SIOO a d#v\ and he therefore feels that it is his
right aud duty to demand that sum when he
goes to preach and does not command the col
lections. If he asks anything, is he not justified
in asking what he can earn?
The Correct Policy.
From the New York Evening Post ( Tnd.)
Georgia, like every other Southern State, and
like many Northern Stales until recent years,
has always maintained separate schools for ihe
two races. Tho constitution provides for “a
thorough system of common schools,” which
“shall be free to all citizens of the State, but
separate schools shall i>e provided for the white
and colored races.” The wisdom of this policy,
in the present condition of public sentiment on
the race question throughout, the South, is not
doubted by any intelligent man at the North.
ITow foolish it is to make fun of the home
made bustle. Then* is not a girl who makes her
own bustle but is backed by some of the most
influential papers of the time.— St. Paul
If you want to put a few dollars where they
will do the most good, send a poor child into the
country a few of these days, says an exchange.
Wo have. We have sent two poor children and
a pooi* woman, and there is a poor man in pros
pect, from tho size of the hotel bills.— Bos ton
“I was the last man on the field at Chicka
mauga,” said the old soldier, proudly.
“That so?” asked the host. “Retired like a
wounded lion, eh?”
“Not exactly that,” said the veteran. “The
fight had been over two weeks before I got
there.” —Brooklyn Eagle.
“This cake,” said the baker, apologetically,
“is made of the best materials, but I can’t re
commend it. It’s a Sherman boom cake.”
4 What kind of a cake is that?” inquired the
■ ii su cake that’s dough. I made a mistake
and took it out of the oven before it was done.
You seo it’s kind of ilat and sad.”— Chicago
Is thero some nuiet little place
Where men deal on the square;
Where, women sometimes hold their tongues
And girls won’t bang their hair?
If such a paradise there be,
Go search the country through,
And if you find it- write at once,
And we’ll go there p. and. q.
A Bar Harbor man unacquainted with the
modern system of piping houses, went into u
house during the recent hot wave ami turned
the faucet to get a drink of water Tie got the
wrong faucet und did not discover his mistake
until Tie had taken a good swallow of hot water.
Dropping his glass in a hurry, he exclaimed:
“Great heavens! I knew it was a hot day, but I
didn’t think it would heat that water like that!”
Old Judge Me —was a great, favorite with
all tho boys at Silver City and an original char
acter. On one occasion he was drawn on a jury
to try an acquaintance for horsestealing. On
reacuing the jury room he said: “Boys that
man Is not guilty, but I do not want to use any
undue influence to prejudice your judgment. I
will take n nap; when you arrive at my way of
thinking wake me up.” A verdict was soon
agreed upo n.—Jewelry News.
A Boston Sunday school teacher was endeav
oring to impress upon the minds of her little
pupils the necessity of good behavior. “You
must be very careful how you act,” said she,
“for if you act badly you will be punished,
while if you act good you will be rewarded.
Now, my dears, can any one tell me what he
will get if he acts well?”
A bright little fellow, whose father was an
actor, immediately replied: “Det tailed before
de turtain, I dess/ I — Boston Budget.
Smith- Well, my boy, how do you like Nan
Jones—Oh, its delightful!
Smith—And the folks at the hotel?
Jones They are very nice, indeed. The
ladies are charming. Smith, I believe I have
met my fate.
Smith Indeed! I congratulate you. Will I
have a chance of seeing this inamorata of
Jones—lndeed you shall! Why, hero she is
coming now; let me introduce you.
Smith—No need of it, old fellow; that’s my
wife.— Boston Budget.
First Omaha Man (breathlessly)—My poor
friend, tho stag party which you intended to
have at your residence to-night cannot come
ftecond Omaha Man—Great Car*sar! The din
ing room is chuck full of jugs and bottles and
glasses. Why it Isn’t twenty-four hours since
my wife wrote me she wouldn't be back from
Minnetonka fora month.
“Your wife? I said nothing about your wife.
I just came from your purt of the town aud saw
your house burn down. 1
“Oh! Is that all! I was afraid my wife had
got home.”— Omaha World.
Bob Ixobrsoll wears eye-glasses, but gener
ally Ins vet them on the table where he has been
Edmund C. Stedmak. the poet and author, of
New York city, was robbed last Sunday evening
of a quantity of jewelry.
A monument is soon to be erected at Jena to
the memory of Fritz Renter, tho most original
humorist of modern (Germany.
Mrs. De Loko, widow of the Arctic explorer,
has gone to London for a few months. She will
visit friends on the Continent before returning.
Among the recent notable English conversions
to tho Catholic faith are Dr. Gladstone, the dis
tinguished musician, und Sir Charles Young, the
author of “Jim the Penman.”
John Boyle O’Reilly La passing the summer
in a comfortable and roomy old house at Hull,
Mas?. He has recovered his health aud strength
nud has resumed his editorial duties.
Mrw. Labouchere isto give an open-air per
formance of “A Midsummer Night's Dream” at
Pope's Villa, Twickenham, in which Mr. George
Augustus Sain is to play Bottom ami Mr. Whis
Lord < biarles Beresford is the most truth
ful as well ns the most reckless nobleman in
England. When invited recently to attend a
grand olllcinl banquet at Marlborough House,
he frankly telegraphed the Prince of Wales:
“Can't come. Lie follows by mail.”
James Phelan, tbo new Congressman from
the Memphis District, is one of the editors and
proprietors of Tne Memphis Ai*u!<inclu>." He
is ulso a millionaire. Mo says “The Fort Worth
f/uzette," and the Texas editor adds: “There h
a rampant dominoeriugsameness visible in all
of us newspaper men.”
Bill Nyc was traveling recently on tho Chica
go and Northwestern road, when one of the
train boys asked him to purchase a book of hu
morous sketches. Much to his amusement Mr.
Nye discovered that the l*x>k was entirely com
posed of articles from his own intellectual jack
plane. a number of which liad been eopy
ngiited. He bud never before heard of the
istence of the volume, und he immediately
began suit against the publishers, Rhodes &
McClure, of Chicago, for damages for
infringement of copyright.
Some of Sir Oeor*e Pull man's cognac costs
him over SBO a quart, and is imported by him
self directly from 1 Vance lie has brandies und
whisky* that area half-century old. and people
who have enjoyed hit cigars after nn evening
banquet sav that they are simply delightful to
contemplate. Sir George buys the moat expen
sive obtainable, and they are made according to
his directions. Then they an* taken and
wrapped in leave* of different flavor*; and kept
at ie ist a year before lived. IBs particular cigar
Mm. I t nrELAjwTCt* received from Dr. Wil
liam Man in, of ('owtesville. N. Y., the fleece of
two full-blooded merino lambs. The animals
are descended from the flock ownel by Mrs
Cleveland's grandfather. Their wool is as Hue
as silk- Mrs. Cleveland, under the direction of
her mother, bus been employed of late in curd
ing wool, from the yarn ot which the intends to
make Mr. Cleveland a pair of winter socks with
blue toes and h<*els She hopes to finish her
task before the President starts on his Western
tt ip. if the **’ks uv a Mucctsu the President
will n*xt l * treat tt to an d<i-fashioned pair of
Muswciuiei j commonly caUod ‘irabnsyi.”
Curious Motto in Spain.
From the* Boston Transcript.
The other day a Boston gentleman who hangs
upon the verge of literature was airing his cul
tui “ before a j(lain merchant who. however, had
lieea alxmt the world a good deal and knew
i' inething of languages, os well as being aide
to estimate a ]ed:uiL at his proper value when
he eontes in contact with him. The man of let
ter* having told a very improbable story,wound
up with the remark:
“This story may not be absolutely true, you
know, but as they say in Sixiin, Sc non e vero ,
c hen trovato."
“Do they say that in Spain?” asked the mer
“Y-yes, of course.”
“Ah: Well, that's interesting, for it proves
that the Spaniards have advanced a good deal
in their knowledge of Italian since I lived iu
Spain twenty years ago.”
The literary man withdrew soon after, and
the merchantfears that there may be danger of
a slight coolness when they next meet.
The Pain from a Pugilist’s Blow.
From the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
It has been said that the hurts suff<*red in
pugilism are particularly severe, and that but
tew pains equal the pain resulting from a
blow of the fist squarely and forcibly delivered
upon the nose. An incident which goes to sup
port this allegation is reported from Paris. A
lion-tamer in one of the Boulevard shows was
set upon by a powerful and irritable old lion,
whose cage he had entered according to habit
’ in.the course of an entertainment. The beast
made his attack without warning or particular
cause, and in au instant the man was upon his
hack between the lion's paws. The spectators
screamed, thinking it was an end or the lion
tamer, hut, like a Hash, ho was upon his feet,
and. striking out with his right in accurate
pugilistic style, lamlod his fist upon the lion’s
nose with a spat that was heard all over the
place. The lion wheezed and sneezed and
hacked away, shaking his head and shutting his
eyes as if dazed, while the man stepped quickly,
hut with dignity, out of the cage. The blow
was a good one, and if if ha/1 fallen upon a man
would have undoubtedly “knocked him out.”
Evidently it made thy lio*n tingle .from the spot
where it was delivered to the tip of the tail.
An Aristocratic Coachman.
From the. Boston Commercial Bulletin.
It was on amusing sight, a few weeks since,
to see one of those still, upright, imitation Eng
lish coachmen sitting on his box in front of
Pierce's grocery store, whip well poised, reins
properly grasped in white gloved hands, gaze
directed straight forward between the ears of
the well groomed horses. Anon out comes a
clerk from the store with a well-tilled paper
bag, opens the carriage door, places the hag
within upon the seat, ami recloses the door with
a slam. tscam*ly had he turned away when the
coachman started off bis team with a stately
trot, nor halted till he arrived at the mansion of
a wealthy resident iu an aristocratic quarter,
before wnieh he halted and solemnly waited.
In /i few minutes a maid servant rushed ou t.
“Why. what's the matter, John? Where are
“Eh? Hinside, I suppose. Darn't you hopen
“Oi>en the door! Why. there is no one in the
carriage. Where did you drive from?”
•'Bless my 'eart! No one them? Why, I just
drove from Pierce's grocery store and 'card the
coach door shut when they got in.”
“Got in! Why, they did hot get in, and you
have given a bag of soda crackers a ride home
and left the ladles behind.”
Such was the case, and the solemn John went
bock at a brisker pace, resolving to trust his
eyes rather than his ears in the future.
From the St. James Gazette.
Among storio3 of examinations, those that
arc most popular with the students are told at
the expense of the examiners. We have two
capital ones at Edinburgh. According to the
first an examiner had made himself obnoxious
by warning the,students against putting their
hats on his desk. The university in the Scottish
capital is remarkable for a scarcity of cloak
rooms, and iu the excitement of examination
hats are, or used to lx?, flung down anywhere.
This examiner announced one day that if he
found another hat on his desk he' won id rip it
up. Next day no hats were laid there when the
students assembled. Presently, however, the
examiner was called out of the room. Then
some naughty undergraduate slipped from his
seat, got the examiner’s bat, and placed it on
the desk. When the examiner re-entered the
hall every eye was fixed on him. Ke observed
the hat and a gleam of triumph shot across his
face. “Gentlemen,” ho said. ' I told you what
would happen if this occurred again.” Then he
took his penknife from his pocket, opened it,
and blandly cut the hat in pieces, amidst loud
and prolonged applause. They do say that
there were other examiners in the room at the
time who could have warned him had they
Another story illustrates the fact that the
student may sometimes be too much for his ex
aminer. Soon after the examination oj>ened he
was oosorved looking around him stealthily as
if meditating £uile. From the other end or the
hall the examiners watched him narrowly ; so
did a number of students. lie took a handker
chief from his pocket and spread it over his
knee. Every few minutes he lifted up the
handkerchief and looked beneath it, and then
wrote with renewed vigor. It seemed a clear
case of copying, so an active examiner pounced
upon'him. The student whisked the handker
chief into his pocket. “Come, Mr. ,” said
tha examiner, “I must see your handkerchief.”
“Certainly, sir,” said the student, blandly,
showing it to him. Then the pocket was
searched, with no result. The student began to
grin, and then the other competitors, and then
the other examiners followed suit. Obviously it
was a practical joke, though at the time no one.
knew how practical. The crestfallen examiner
returned to his desk, and soon afterward the
student took a small book froiA his pocket,
spread it oivn on his knee, and seemed to re
sume his old tactics. The fear of being “sold
again" kept the examiners from interfering
this time; but, w'hen they looked at his paper
subsequently, it was seen that his answers had
come from a “crib.” Whether his ingenuity
availed him in the end I cannot say.
From Six to Twenty-Two.
In a dear New England hamlet which I do not
dare to name
I lately met a household of captivating fame;
Twelve sisters were in its treasures. In a cot
tage by the sea
They formed a sort of complicated banyan
I spent my three weeks’ outing in a pretty pen
It was a joy to fish or sail, to bathe or breathe
But the cottage of those maidens kept gloam
ing ou my view,
So one day 1 found the way to it—a perilous
thing to do.
I had met the happy parents of this lovely
And a lett r was not needed to bring me to
The dozen girls were strangers, but strong hints
were blown about
That their lieauty was bewitching—and their
charms beyond a doubt.
My friendship with the mother grew up in such
That the visit seemed (I thought it did) impera
tive to pay;
Of course so much attraction was difllcult to
And 1 hate procrastination when a duty must be
Though tin' sisters’ jostling ages ranged from
six to twenty-two,
’Twas easy with the younger ones to know just
what to do;
They would run with joy to meet me. and, to
match their childish bliss,
I must throw my arms around them and bestow
a friendly kiss.
But here came up a problem so intricate and
What sort of a salutation should he proffered to
The upper tiers in stature? (I’m susceptible.
Yet 1 wouldn’t greet them wrongly for their
precious weight in gold.)
Very soon the door Hew open on the mother’s
dazed surprise; ,
I was inhere! in with unction; there was w*l
come in her eyes:
Then the girls, for some odd reason, to niftke
matters just the worst,
Filed along iu youthful order, each one younger
Now, if one a kiss impresses to salute with at
To a rosy girl procession half a head in height
Can any Mrs Grundy with explicitness define
When th-* kiss must cool to handshake, or where
falls the danger line?
I should be a sorry vet emu to falter on my way,
Qr do uneven homage in the middle of the fray;
I could not Ik? so partial as my courtesies to drop,
When the reasons for proeecdiug were as many
I am sure there arc some puzzles I shall never
But, with girls still fearless coming, 1 gave my
self the doubt:
I sealed the upward ladder (what else was there
And 1 didn't skip a sister from six to twenty
two Joti.l Usw'fvtv
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
The boys of Portchester, N. Y., have a base
ball ground provided for t hem at the expense of
A lliohmoke (D. T.j man who fears cyclones
l as anchored his house to the earth with long
half-inch iron rods.
A Denver society belle—young, handsome
and rich—was picked up by a police officer re
cently helplessly drunk. She was carried home
to aober up and her name suppressed.
Perry county, Inl>.. seems to be iu a peck of
trouble. The County Commissioner has
eloper! with SbO.dOu of the public funds, and the
District Attorney is in durance vile for bribing
The salary of a police justice in New York is
SB,OOO per year, or more than S2O per day. Some
of them devote onlj r two hours per day to their
courts, thus averaging $lO per hour for actual
11. J. Doolittle took refuge in an old school
house near Eckerty, Ind., from a severe rain
storm, taking bis 1301*86 in with him. Hundreds
of hornets resented the intrusion and attacked
tin.* horse so viciously that he died within an
hour from the effect of the stings.
A Norwich, Conn., newspaper says that there
is a man iu that city about 5 feet 8 inches lall
whose beard is so long that when he stands erect
it reaches the floor and extends out from liis
feet fully twenty inches. The beard is six feet
eight inches long and is the longest known in
history or fiction.
Gen. John Bi dwell, who recently gave eight
acres of 2iis great ranch at Chico. Cai.. ns a site
for the new Normal School of Northern Cali
fornia, went to that Stab* long before the dis
covery of gold, lb*boughr his ranch of .10.0 >0
acres for £71,000, and now it is worth
and yields an income of SIOO,OOO.
While cutting oats Saturday a farmer named
Johnson, living near Oakland, Coles county, ill.,
was bitten by a rattlesnake, from the effects of
which he died. He was binding oats when he
ran into a largo nest of rattlesnakes, and suc
ceeded in killing fourteen before he was bitten.
Ot her men who came to his assistance succeeded
in killing eleven more.
Milton Crosse, of Hubbard, la., heard a loud
rumbling sound and presently saw the water
rushing down the south fork of the lowa river
at a great speed and at the depth of six inches.
The stream was dry and his cows were lying in
its l>ed. They at once stampeded. Mr. Crosse
thinks there must have been a large spring
which suddenly sent forth its waters.
Up on the top floor of a poorly-furnished
building in Adams street in Chicago, George
Scovillo, the almost forgotten defender of Oui
teau. has an office. The years that have elapsed
since that famous trial have told upon him. for
his face is seamed by many wrinkles, and the
fringe of hair that still clings to his otherwise
glistening scalp has become snowy white.
A. S. Misener, of Cold water, Mich., went to
New York to get a large sum of money reported
due his wife from an English estate. Several
hundred dollars were required to secure the
funds from the hands of the claim agent, who
put the money into a package and next into a
cigar box before Misener’s eyes, and th**n took
it to the express nfiiceand paid 40 cents charges
to Coklwater. Wednesday Misener called at the
offiee for his box and, upon opening it. found
instead of The “several thousand dollars” a
neat bundle of paper the same size as green
The one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of
the arrival at Kazan, Russia, of the miraculous
image or ikon which forms the principal object
of attraction in the celebrated cathedral of that
city has just lieen celebrated there. It was in
118? that it was removed, after a concealment
of twenty-seven y ears at St. Petersburg, to
Kazan by the Empress Anne Ivanova. Before
that its home had been at Moscow, and to its
instrumentality had been attributed the expul
sion of the Roles in PJI3. The ikon is attired
in a gold dress ornamented with fine pearls,
which was the gift of the Empress Marie Feo
dorovna and Elizabeth Alexeievna, the mother
and wife of the Emperor Alexander I.
An amusing incident occurred in the French
Chamber of Deputies recently. M. Paul de Cas
sagnac, while the House was engaged in vot
ing. unfolded a lurge blue placard, on which
were inscribed the words, “Amer Boulanger.”
It was the advertisement of anew liquor, which
the inventor, with an eve to business, had dub
bed with the name of the late Minister of War.
The Radicals, horrified at the profanation, were
loud in their protests. M. Ducue called out that
the Chamber was not the place for advertise
ments, and M. Paul de ('assugnac retorted t hat
they were in a entr'acte. Finally M. Floquetin
terfered, and asked the deputies, who had
crowded round the Bonapartist member, to re
turn to their -.oats. This they did, amid a good
deal of laughter.
A plague of mosquitoes, said to exceed any
thing of the kind ever known there before, drove
guests away from the shore hotels in the vi
cinity of New Haven, Conn., on Sunday. A dis
patch from that city says: “At times the air
was fairly black with them. On Saturday eve
ning fires had to be burned all along the coast
on the east shore in the immediate vicinity of
New Haven. The insects were so thick and
troublesome that horses were made unmanagea
ble and people were compelled to sleep out of
doors wrapped in mosquito netting. The mos
quitoes are supposed to have come over from
Long Island. There are millions of the insects
in this city to-night, and the suffering all along
the coast has l>een intense. The scourge was
abating somewhat to day. If it continues it will
ruin business at all the resorts hereabout.”
Miss Amizlie Rives is said to have already
written reams of matter as good as her succes
ful “Brother; to Dragoons.” She has long lieca
engaged to marry Persian Minister Pratt, whoso
low flnancsal status has delayed the wedding
for years. She had the reputation, even in her
tender years, of being a very lofty personage,
One day a gentleman called at her Alabama
home, and, as usual v. ilh guests, was kept wait
ing several hours, until she finished painting a
picture. As he entered her studio -she turned
and said: “Now that I have finished this work.
I will devote some time to you.” He bowed and
left the studio, remarking: “Now that 1 have
finished waiting for you. I will devote some
time to myself.” The Minister to Persia figures
as the hero in this case, us it was the first occa
sion she had ever been matched, and she fell in
love with the victor.
Varzin, Prince Bismarck's favorite domain, is
now considered the lineal in all Pomerania,
which is saying a good deal, considering that his
next neighbor is the opulent Prince of Hohen
zollern sigmarengen, who l>ought the larger
half of the estates, composing the original Var
zin dominium, fifteen years ago, and who is
both abb* and willing to add to and Improve
them. Prince Bismarck owns his portion for
now upward of nineteen years, and has con
stantly enlarged it by purchase and increased
its value by prudent administration, more es
pecially extending and improving his forests,
which, like those of Friedi ichsruhc, furnish most
of the wooden pavements in the streets of Bei
lin. In the pant of Varzin there still stands the
family mausoleum of the former owners. Count
and Countess von Blumenthul, the preserva
tion of which was one of the conditions of sale.
W. P. Tisdale, Commissioner to the Congo
Conference, while le iding a party off the coast
of Senegal, was attacked by the natives. Going
in front of his men, who were all armed with re
peating rifles, he called out: “Who is leading
this attack, and what is it for?” A big black
no rr<>. wit ‘i lit git t ).r ii •• bis ■ i and nose nd
naked, rushed oqt and answered in English: "t
say, boss, wliat is you doing here? ’ The light
did nM go on. The negro who spoke to him ex
plained that lie was front Baltimore arid had
been sent to Liberia. Becoming t'red of tin*
partial civilisation of Litieriu he fl**d to the
Kong Mountains and joined a tribe there, even
loaning to .sp *:ik the Kong language Mr.
Tisdale traveled for weeks iu Africa with the
Baltimore negro as guide and g *m*ml assistant.
Wh"ii the parting took place the negro asked as
a last fa*or the gift of aon giver jacket, which
won grunted. He walk" i down t'i- gang p'ank
of the ship, after shaking the explorer l/the
haul, cl.nl . nlv :n the p* i givenjn ke‘,smouhig
a nearly a foot long and holding ten plugs
of navy twist tobacco under his arm. happy
In Nashville, Tcnn., Sunday night last, Wil
liam Richardson, who is sometimes subject to
attacks of insanity, locked himself up in his
room and armed with a grass sickle and a couple
of fiat irons defied the family, the while creat
ing a great uproar. Suspecting that wane one
was endeavoring to g*t at him he seized a
lighted coal il 1 imp and dashed it at the door,
the explosion ettiug tire to the house. A couple
of young men who rushed upon the scene pulled
open the windows, but came near being killed
b.v Kichurdson who slashed at them vigorously
with the sickle, while fh" flames continued to
moke headway. Just then a fire romjguiy
reai hint the ground, and Richardson, finding
that the door would give way to tie* fire boyt?
pounding, sprung tuiougn a window into the
yard, still arm and with the glean nag >ickl".
Then the hose was turned on linn and he was
knocked down. Springing again to his feet be
rusued at his usaufiantfc, blade in hand, but Is*
fore h* could reach them another stream of
watei <*alight him full in the face, anil lie fell to
the ground utmost suffocated by the drenching.
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