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THE CENTRAL REPAIRED.
HOW THE GAPS MADE BY THE
FLOOD WERE CLOSED.
The Road Now lu Perfect Order Gen
eral Manager Belknap's Account of
the Work of the Freshet—The Wash
out at Ocoueo and How the Road Was
Mr. M. S. Belknap, General Manager of
the Central railroad, lias now got the rood
in order again and started all trains to run
ning on schedule time. Mr. Belknap said
yesterday that the Hoods had subsided,
so that there was no further danger
from washouts. An enormous amount of
work was required to put the roadbed in a
safe condition for traffic, and it was done
in a remarkably short space of time. The
only serious break was the one at Oconee,
previously spoken of iu the MORNING
News. Mr. Belknap left Savannah for
that point on Tuesday last and reached
Oconee after traveling all the way around
by Waycross, Albany ami Maoou. As
his special train got within a few
miles of Oconee he found that
the track was submerged, anti for live
miles the train ran through water. “It
was a dangerous run," said Mr. Belknap,
“but we Knew that one of two things would
happen: if the trad: was there we knew
we would go through all right, and if it was
not, we would go in a hole." So he took his
chances and got through safely.
THE GAP AT OCOf.ZK.
Arriving at Oconee, he pound that about
800 feet of the roadbed had been washed
away. The trackmen said that
no work could bo done because
the water was too drop and the river
was running t swiftly, but Mr. Belknap
found a darkey who consented to try and
wade the river to find its depth. After be
had relieved himself of his surplus clothing
lie started across, using a pole to steady him
self. Two or three times those on the bank
thought he would be swept away, but he
succeeded in making the opposite bank
without going deeper than his waist in
water, hunting that the water was no
deeper than that Mr. Belknap at once
started the men at work cribbing the road
and then telegraphed to Macon and
liul a train load of laborers scut
down to constitute a night force. When
the day men knocked off Wednesday even
ing the night men were ptit_ to work and
they kept at it until morning when the day
BY THE LIGHT OF TORCHES.
Mr. Belknap said: “It was n curious
eight to see that immense force of men
working there at night. Torches were
placed at intervals along the track and be
tween and among them moved the men
from one point to another, building
up the road through the water.
They were a busy lot and did more work
than any other night force I ever saw. It
is a very difficult thing to keep laborers at
work at night because they will sneak off
into the bushes and go to sleep, but they
could not do that tbis/time. There was wa
ter on both sides of the road, and we had a
braise watchman ou one end,and a guard on
the ether, and we had them hemmed in. They
could have slept ow the side of the embalm
ment. but they were afraid of rolling down
into the water.” The next day nt 4 o'clock
the road was in order and tlie trains were
THE ROAD FULLY REPAIRED.
This flood has rather surprised the Centra)
managers. for they thought that the water
ways on tlye road would give free outlet to
all the water that would ever lie poured
down at one time. No damage would
have been done if the rains had been tlrst in
one section, then unother, but the rain was
so general and so heavy that enormous
amount of drainage made every gully
a creek and every creek a river, and
the volume of water that had to lie con
tended with was something immense, but
prompt action has quickly put the rood in
order, and no further interruption of travel
will occur. The trestle which wus washed
away at Ogeechro Friday night has been re
paired. It had been weakened but blocked
up for temporary use, and the river swept
away the blocks and the trestle with them.
It was a small job, however, to put iu anew
trestle and close the last gap in the line.
A BLACK FIEND’S BRUTALITY.
William Jackson's Alleged Aaeault
Upon an Idiot Girl.
Constable John Burke went to Monteith
station yesterduy and brought iu a negro
man named William Jackson, who is
chargei with a most brutal assault upon a
negro girl named Ida Heard, who is de
formed, an epileptic and an idiot. The
charge is that on May 21 Jackson took her
into the forest to get some wood for
her to take back to her mother,
and while she was there he
committed a fiendish ourage and tore the
girl's liody frightfully. The matter Invaino
known, and Justice Vun Winkler, of Mon
teith, issued a warrant for his arrest, but not
being able to get Ins man down here he re
quested Justice Russell to make out a war
rant. This Justice Ruiswll did, and yester
day he sent Mr. Burke up to make the
arrest. Justus the is instable reached Mon
teith station Jarkson entered the de|sit, and
he was promptlv nabbed. Ida Heard is so
badly deformed that she walks on her hands
and feet both. She is afflicted most unfor-
Umatcly and may die from the injuries in
flicted upon her by Jackson, who is a
married mun, with u wife and seven chil
TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT.
Mr. Wilensky’a Unsatisfactory Expe
rience In Legal Warfare.
Mr. Wllensky, who keeps a small store on
the cornel-of Wheaton and Perry streets,
has lots of trouble with a <-olored tenant of
hi* and a small boy employed by the man.
He was arrested Friday anil taken before
Justus Reynolds, charged by the boy, Wal
ter Brownfield, with having beaten
him several}*. Brownfield laid
six or seven witnesses who
testlflrd regarding the afTair, and Wllensky
was held tor trial. His first proiioscd honcls
ninii was not accepted, and bis brother then
signed the bond. For this he paid ip;, being
the Justice's fees for the two Ih>iklu. Not
understanding mm li English ho was greatly
worried over the matter, aud thought he
had burn cheated.
Yesterday he went In-fore J-.istico Sbeflull
and had a warrant issue 1 for the Ikiv on the
charge of a breach of the |h-occ. The boy
was arrested, und after an examination gave
bud lor his u p|H-nrunce at I ho City Court.
Small Fires and Email Losses.
There were three stUl alarms of fire yes
terday tail no serious damage was done bv
nnv of the three fires for which they were
sent in. One occurred in a house on Jeffer
son and Huntingdon street*, where u:i over
turned lamp set fire to the carpet. Another
wit. ou Henry and Hull streets. About AlO
worth of clothing caught fire Hnd burned
up. The tldi-il was in the Savannah, Flor
ida owl W< *crn oil house. A pile of waste
ignited, and there would have Iwon a heavy
loss hnd the department uotarrived prompt/
lv. The hisses on ali throe will not exceed
<SO. __ _
Tha Mortuary Report.
The mortuary report for the week shows
a very remarkable excess in the number of
deaths an tong the negroes over the number
of deaths of white people. During the
wrok mil} llv? whites died while seventeen
blacks died Of the whites only one was
unitr 10 years of ago, while live blacks
—ho) under 1 and eight under 10 years. The
aucunl ratio per 1,0,10 population wn<—
s lotos 0.7, blanks 40.4. Bixteen dioa-ioe
It m.-o lii the report.
THROUGH THE CITY.
Items Gathered Here and There by the
I The police ri-pirtol seven arrests up to I
] o’clock this morning, all for disorderly cvn
i Seven sinners were before the Mayor yee
! tent ay morning, and when his honor nail
l rendered his decisions tho city's exchequer
w as increased #69.
The Mayor has published n notice that
’ the ordinance forbidding the piling of lum
; lier or otbcrwiy: obstructing the sidewalk
! near or atioufc the city fire plugs will be
While the water was shut off yesterday
I the fire deyo tineiit ver}- kindly supplied
the Monv/xii News building am] the
Barnard street bakery by running lines of
hose from the lire plug on Barnard and
The steamer St. Nicholas, which has been
laid ivp ever since her collision with the Ty
bee railroad bridge, was towel up to the
Homiitage yesterday and run up ou the mud
f’/.ts, where she w ill remain for the present
out of the way of navigation.
Tho Italian bark Emilio Ciamna finish
ed discharging her cargo yesterday and a
further survey will be had on Monday. The
work of discharging this vessel was a pretty
Quick job uml reflects some credit on steve
dore Larsen, who superintended it.
Ed wai-d Mordoc, a colored man, for many
years tho faithful engineer of tho Upper
Hire Mill, died at his residence on Friday.
He was an honorary member of the Chat
ham Light Infantry, and will lie buried this
morning, the company forming an escort.
The steamer David Clark left her wharf
at 1 o’clock yesterday morning for Fernan
dina When she arrived opposite Thunder
bolt one of her flues was blown out. She
returned to tho city and the repairs were
finished by 5 o'clock yesterday evening
when she resumed her voyage.
Myrtle Lodge No ltVih, G. U. O. of O. F.,
and the Fast Grand Master’s Council No.
fit), G. U. O. of O. F., will meet at their
bulge rooms, comer of Cuvier and Duffy
streets, this morning at 8:20 o'clock, to at
tend the funeral of Edward Mordoc. Chat
ham Light Infantry will meet at the same
hour for the same purpose.
About 8:30 o’clock yesterday morning
Niles Larsen a Sweedish sailor was drowned.
Ue was working on a staging repairing the
stern of the Norwegian bark Teleinoch
which ‘is lying at the Groan Steamship
Company's wharf, aud while in the act
of jerking out an auger with which
he hud iust bored a hole
into the post no fell backwards into the
river, and as he could not swim ho was
drowned. A rope was thrown to him but
he failed to catch it. William Ferguson
was diving for the body for several hours
but failed to find it anil it had not been re
covered up to late last night. Larsen was
about 30 years of age and was a
native of Sweden, nut belonged
to Arendal, Norway, by adoption. The
Captain of the bark spoke very highly of
him. He had been on tlie bark about three
months and the Captain says was one of the
best men in his crew, besides being an ex
cellent ship carpenter.
AN INSPECTING TOUR
The Plint Railroad Officers Making
Their Annual Trip.
The annual inspection of the Charleston
and Savannah Railroad was finished Fri
day. Tlie officers of the Plant system thor,
oughly inspected the line, mile by mile, and
were were satisfied with the result.
Monday the inspectors will start out on the
Savannah, Florida and Western line and
will be gono some ten days, visit
in# and thoroughly inspecting nil tlie
divisions of tho system. They travel over
the road very slowly, at about twelve miles
per hour, and every portion is carefully
scrutinized. Every switch, frog, and sid
ing is seen to, anil few things escape their
vigilant eyes. The reports made are all
systematically arranged, the final compile
turn shows the exact condition of every
mile of the rood. The inspection ear is an
open one, provided with a cow-catcher in
front, and is pushed ahead of the engine. In
this way every part of tho road-bed
is subject to their scrutiny, and any
thing out of the way rarely escapes notice.
The different portions of the Inspection is
divided up as follows:
On lino and service—Messrs. H. W. Reed.
Roadinaster of tile Savannah. Florida and
Western, J. W. Craig, Headmaster of tho
Charleston and Savannah, and A. Gartner,
of the Chief Engineer’s office.
Level—Messrs. G. M. Riley, Master Ma
chinist Savannah, Florida and Western, 11.
A. Ulmo, Master Machinist Charleston anil
Frogs and switches—Messrs. O. M. Gads
den. ins|>ector bridges uiul buildings, and A.
C. Olney, of Chief Engineer Howe's offliv.
Drainage—Chief Engineer Howe and Mr.
H. A. Ulmo.
Police—Messrs. G. \V. Haines and A. A.
C'apt. R. G. Fleming, Superintendent of
the Savannah, Florida and Western rail
way, is conducting tho ins[ieotion.
THE DEATH OF SISTER LEWIS.
Her Noble Life Brought to an Early
Sister Mary Lewis Gopzaga died at the
convent yesterday in the 40th yoar of her
age. Her name before she entered the con
vent was Josephine Marie Lama and she
was a daughter of Qhpt. John Lama. Sister
Lewis was universally loved by all who
knew her, for acts of kindness nml charity
have marked her life from her girl
hood. Before lie entered the
convent, she was connected with the
charitable societies of her parish, and all
her time sin- took from the world to devote
unselfishly to the noble work of doing good
to others. She has been a teacher in the
convent during the twelve years she lias
ts- 11 in the Sisterhood, and her many former
nupilA sincerely grieve over her death. For
the last six months she has been confined to
her room with the disease that at last proved
fatal. Her funeral will tako place from the
convent this afternoon at 4 o’clock.
THE PUBLIC BUILDING BILL.
An Amendment That Protects Private
P. G. dußignon, Esq., returned yesterday
from Atlanta, where ho has lieon attending
tho bar mooting, and also looking into tho
matter of the public building bill. At the
request of Dr. llopps Mr. dußignon drew
the following amendment to tho bill:
11-ovtlleil nothing herein contained shall au
thorize the oomlHtimallon of any property in
said city used ns k private residence without the
consent of the owner of snuh property.
Mr. duHigtmu offered the amendment to
the author of the bill. Hon. P. H. Russell,
who accepted it and said thut he would offer
il before the Judiciary Committee of the
House. Mr. dußignon spoke with tlie dif
ferent members of the committee, and he
expressed the opinion thut, without tlie
amendment tho lull would be defeated. Dr
Horn is started last night for McDonough
witni his family, but ho will stop over at
Atlanta to confer with Mr. Russell regard
ing the bill.
Tho Presidential Invitation.
At a iihcting of the Board of Trade held
yesterday morning tho invitation of t at
laxly to the President and Mrs. Cleveland
to visit Savannah in October was presented
by the committee previously appointed for
j that purpose and was unanimously accepted.
1 It will go forward when the other invita
tions are sent on.
* * * * AH diseases of lower Ixovel,
including pile tumors, radically cured.
Book of particulars 10 coots in stamps.
World's Dispensary Medical Association,
yo t’liffnlo, N. Y.
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 1887.
AT HOME ON THE RAIL.
THE VESTIBULE TRAINB TO BE
RUN SOUTH NEXT WINTER.
From' l Ne\v York to Jacksonville in
Thirty-Ono Hours -Sleepers, Dining
Cars, Smokers and Buffet Cars all in
One Train-No Noise, No Dust, No
Discomfort—The Latest Invention
in Railroad Accommodations.
The famous vestibule trains that will run
over the Atlantic Coast Line next season,
connecting New York aud Jacksonville,
Fla, will indeed boa triumph in railroad
improvements and it credit to the system
that adopted it Tho Southern travel will,
doubtless, greatly appreciate such efforts
for their comfort and pleasure mid the re
sult will be a large increase of South
ern tourists. Those trains are
anew feature m railroad service
and show what results inventions of this
kind may attain. This will be the most
luxuriant train of cars ever known, being
furnished with sleeping accnmnionations,
dining, smoking anil bath rooms, and will
be tho first of its kind in the world. Im
agine a Pullman car drawn out to the full
length of a six-car train, and a slight idea js
obtained of what those trains will be. The
ears themselves combine all the ele
gant and luxuriant appointments of the
famous Pullman (lorlor cars. Every essen
tial or convenience for tho comfort and
pleasure of the traveler Is supplied.
Instead of the usual platform at each end
of the ear the sid< and top of the cars are
extended, so to speak, and connrot closely,
a (latent arrangement of rubber cushions,
fitting on steel faces, producing a dust-proof
joint ami at the same time arnuiging for
the swing of the car while rounding curves.
Tho outside appearance of the train is
simply that of one long car, wit/i the usual
steps at intervals. The interior finish is
superb, and nothing is neglected. The en
tire train is carpeted throughout its full
length, and a person walking through would
have no idea of its being composed of
separate cars. But anyone looking for
the entrance to a car of this
character would look in vain if
he was seeking for an open platform.
Instead of that on ascending the three stops
the passenger finds a door before him.
Pressing an electric button at his side the
door flies open and a polite and attentive
porter stands before him, ready to cater to
all his wants. It is certainly a decided ad
vance iu railroad inventions and a great in
novation ovor the old style and worthy of
the great system that always stands in Ad
vance in seeking the comfort, convenience,
pleasure and safety of its passengers.
COSTLY BUT COMFORTABLE.
Two of these these trains are now build
ing, at a cost of $1(10,000. They will be
built regardless of expense, and they will
combine all th modern improvonvmts and
inventions, and will lie the finest cars in
every respect ever constructed. Each train
will comprise six oars, a baggage
car, smoker, dining-room car
and three sleepers. Tlie smoker
will lie handsomely finished find well fitted
up for the comfort of users of the weed. A
well filled library is one of the new features
added, and maqy other things that go to
promote the comfort of travelers are pro
vided. The dining-room will be the feature
of the train and the cuisine will be of the
liest. The menu will Ue ample and it is the
boast of the railroad people that they in
tend to furnish meals equal to the best
hotels of New York and other cities. One
car will run from New York to Weldon,
N. C., and another from Charleston to
Jacksonville. Tills will furnish fresh sup
plies all the while. The buffet, of course,
will contain i/mple refreshments, solid and
liquid, for al) so inclined.
KO DEADLY STOVEB.
The sleepers, of course, will be superb in
every respect. In the day time an arrange
ment is provided whereby each seat can Vie
made a eonf]iartnient by itself, allowing the
strictest privacy and quiet to parties. In
tho make up of the train the railroad people
again show their desire to make these the
most popular trains in America. The bag
gage car will come next after the tender,
thou the three passenger ears, fol
lowed by tho dining room car and
the smoker. Thus all odors from
those cars will be avoided. The en
tire train will be heated by steam, aud
lighted by the electric light. In sum and
substynce they combine the maximum of
case, comfort and pleasure, and the mini
mum of dust, dirt and danger. The con
templated schedule is a fast, one, too. Leav
ing New York at about IbilO in the morning,
the train will reach Savannah at 11 o'clock
the next morning, and Jacksonville, Fla., at
4 o'clock in the afternoon, making
tho entire distance in about thirty
one hours, a remarkable record even in this
age of fast trains and quick time. These
trains will Isi placed on tho route Jan. 1
next and will make a now era in Southern
railroad enterprise. They will be run tri
weekly, leaving each place Mondays,
Wednesdays and Saturdays, thus giving
IMPROVING THE ROADS.
The management of the Savannah and
Charleston and the Huvaunah, Florida and
Western railroad are making every effort
to have their roods put in the best condition
possible The Charleston line is being relaid
with 00-pound steel rails. The wooden
bridges on both roads are being replaced
with iron ones of the latest approved form.
Oil the Charleston road two iron bridges are
lieing placed In position, one over the Asha
poo river and the other ovor Rautowle’s
creek. On the Savannah, Florida and
Wostorn line a five-span iron structure is
taking the place of the present wooden bridge
oxer the Alapaha river. Five large and
modem locomotives are now tieing built for
the system by the Rhode Islam 1 Locomotive
Works, two of them haviug six-foot drivers
and made extra strong otherwise. These
latter will rush the vestibule trains through.
Altogether it looks as if the Plant system
hail determined to break up the so-called
“Western tourist travel,” and had played its
trump caitl first, by presenting th e extra
ordinary inducements t/i the traveling pnlr
lie. Certainly if anything would uttrnct
the tourist travel, tho vestibule train with
idl its attendant comforts and ease would
lie the thing to do it.
THE LAST OF THE SEASON.
Tho Fords Will Repeat "Saratoga” for
the Knights of Pythias.
Oil Monday night the Fords will repeat
their greatest hit, “Saratoga," for the bene
fit of tho building fund of tho Knights of
Pythias. The Building Committee re
quested the Fouls to give them a peform
unee, and s|iecitied “Saratoga” as the play
they would prefer to have, because it is one
the brightest and most entertaiu
iug pieces the association has ever
put on the hoards. It lias been given three
times this year with tho greatest success,
and it is the play that won for the Fords so
many laurels at Moron. This will be tho
last play of the season, and tlie Kuightu
have assured tlie Fords that their last per
formance shall be given to standing room
Baso Ball Notes.
On Monday the Cadet* and Jasper Greens
clutis will play a game of baso Jialt, a part
of the military series.
The third game for the championship of
the city between the Orientals and Aina
tours will be played at the park Tuesday
afternoon. Both clubs will urreonit their
strongest teams. The Orientals will have a
new twirler, und they expect him to pull
down the hitherto invincible Aninteurs.
The management will have n brim, bund in
nUendmicc to discourse music. Lubes are
cordially invited. Admission to them will
For n , '“I article ol Flour buy Strauss
Bros' hr ’•’rod ‘*2' Bernard slrrot.
Yesterdays Races at Montgomery a
Tho weather yesterday at Montgomeiy
was fine,and the jolly yachtsmen were jubi
lant over the prospect for fine sailing, The
breeze was stiff all day, and about all
the yachts could stand. They all made
good time, and tho accidents were few
ami far between. The Etta’s hal
liards broke at one time during
the race, Lit that only caused a temporary
delay. The Nina, which was entered in the
fifth dm/. race, broke her centreboard when
off the jetties at the Savannah, Florida and
Western railway wharves, and was there
fore withdrawn from the race.
The time allowance was six seconds per
foot jwr mile.
The i-ourse of the first and second classes
was from the Montgomery wharf to Pine
Island black buoy and return, a distance of
sixteen nautical miles. Third class from the
Montgomery wharf around a stake Imat off
Cornfield creek: returning, around a stake
boat off J. B. West’s bath house,back around
a boat off Petti Guarf and return to finish at
lino of starting at wharf, a total distance of
twelve nautical miles. Fourth and fifth
classes, Montgomery wharf around the
stake bont off Cornfield creek and return, a
<listance of eight nautical miles.
The Madonna was the winner of the first
class, heating the V’ivian, the second boat,
by 2m. 225. The race between tlie Jennie
S. and Zin|;a was again the absorbing event
of the day, and again the two boats sailed
over their course in within a few seconds of
the samo ti tne, the Jennie 8. winning by
only 2D seconds. In the third class the
Mario was tho winner, in tfie fourth the
Undine, and in the fifth the Annie C.
Tho official time is as follows:
Name. Start. Finish. Time. Time.
H.M.S. a.MS. H.M.S. H.M.H.
Etta 1:11:28 4:48:10 3:30:42 3:20:83
Irene 1:18:30 5:08:30 3:46:00 3:33:13
Vivian 1:10:13 4:45:00 3:34:45 3:18:13
Blonde 1:10:31 4:41:48 3:34:17 3:34:10
Madonna 1:10:30 4:39:06 3:38:35 3:15:48
Jennie 8 1:09:10 4:21:30 3:13:10 3:10:42
Zinga 1:08:10 4:30:49 3:13:39 3:12:39
-Filer 1:18:10 4:01:32 2:45:22 2:42:20
Marie 1:15:17 8:49:21 2:34:04 2:34:04
Siren 1:21:45 3:11:50 2:50:05 2:50:05
Undine 1:19:33 3:11:30 2:52:08 2:49:40
Curlew 1:20:28 3:39:28 2:19:00 2:19:00
AnnaC 1:20:06 3:32:09 2:12:01 2:11:87
Dr. Hopps and family left last night for
McDonough, Ga., on the Central.
F. G. dußignon, Esq., was in the city yes
terday, but left lust night for the North.
Mr. Salomon Cohen’s family will leave
this morning for Clarksville via the Central.
George Jesse, tho well-known messenger
of tho Ocean steamships, left for New York
to-day on the steamship Tallahassee.
W. W. Fraser, Esq.. returned yesterday
from Atlanta. Mr. Fraser will act as So
licitor General during Mr. dußignon’s ab
Among the arrivals at the Screven House
were J. K. Wilson, C. N. Goldsmith, Cin
cinnati ; A. H. Kontz, Atlanta: C. 11. Coch
ran, Chicago; S. Mayhoff, New York; R.
C. Neely, M. H. McEhnurray, Waynesboro;
W. B. Girger, Georgia; W. W. Hart, New
York; E. Hart, Flori-la; A. M. white. Fort
Myers; Mrs. D. M. Muhony, Sanford, Fla,
At the Marshall House were E. C. Fair
cloth, Nashville; Miss Josie Ar/ire, Musca
tine, la.; Ham Jones, Ninaviile, Fla.; R.
Alliertson, Brugauza, Ga., T. B. Battle,
Haekton, Ga..; J. W. Parker, Johnson Sta
tion ;E. A. Jrumlower, Philadelphia; P. S.
Gilmore, East Tennessee, Virginia and
Georgia railroad; Joseph 11. Smith, New
York; B. F. Kellogg, Fall Ilivei’, Mass.; A.
R, Hunt, Surrency, Ga.
At the Pulaski House were J. P. Muzon,
Philadelphia. Pa.; F. L Richardson, New
York; F. J. Blain, Cincinnati, O.; J. C.
Sliaw, Richmond, Va’; George 11. Persons,
T. M. Battle, New York; J. F. Greer, Ma
con; C. R. Kearns, Richmond, Va; Robert
Dotison, New York; S, V. Woodell, Cincin
nati, O.; Mrs. H. S. Adams and child, San
ford, Fla.; W. Thomas. Boston: W. Long,
New York; Alexander '.Vatson, Baltimore;
J. S. Tilley, Washington, D. C.; A. 11.
Johnson, Boston; Alter Wilson, Louisville.
At tho Harnett Pious 3 were J. W. Hustin
and wife, Paterson, N. J.; R. T. Henderson,
Sanford. Fla.; L. M. Lithjow’ Baltimore,
Md. ;Mrs. L. Bar -alow, Miss A. Cooper,
Freehold, N. J.; \V. E. Morgan, Beaufort,
8. C.; George Williams aud wife, Callahan,
Fla.; Lewis A. Nelson, Charleston, 8. C.;
Louis Leach, New Orleans, La ; J. P. Marsh
and wife, Brooklyn; A. C. Sprague, R. E.
Wright, Philadelphia: O. W. Bliss, Buy
City. Mich.; W. F. Walker, T. H. Swift.
Acts of the County Commissioners
Editor Mornini / News: I view xvith
pleasure tb? late wise conclusion arrived
at by the County Commissioners in estab
lishing a convict camp in the western
suburbs of our city for the purpose of drain
ing the same; also as well the early and
contemplated extension of Bay and Gwin
nett atreets in that direction.
For the past ten years or more the entire
county labor has been expended in the
drainage of the eastern and southern por
tions of the county, to tho absolute exclu
sion of tin* western, which contains in a
largo degree the most valuable of all the
taxable property of the county, particu
larly that portion situated north of the
Central railroad and immediately west of
the city and the Ocean .Steamship Com
jiany’s wlvirf. where the Vale Royal Mills
md the Cotton Beed Oil Mills have located
their splendid sites, and expended large
sums in the conduct of extensive enter
And hereto the city is not disinterested,
for (he large area, composing the water
works 1 met (with its splendid building and
inneliinory), if properly drained und made
acres.-,' hie by thoroughfares, would lie a
source of extensive revenue to tho city and
county. Adjoining this is the Jasper
Spring tract, the race course and the Her
mitage, nil places of pleasure, interest and
note, which must eventually be
come, witli the pro|ier facilities
of ingress and drainage, at rio
remote day 1 iie niamUhotiiriiig district of
the city. Therefore let us huvo for this sec
tion good drainage, with its lmtural accom
paniment, pure aud fmrii air.
Also gixe us ample road-; and easy access,
thereby encouraging enterprise, industry
and capital. Thou indeed, as if touched by
a magic wand, will the dull waste anil
thriftless plains “bloom as the rose.”
A Sound 1-ogal Opinion.
E. Bninbridgn Monday, Esq., County At
torney, Clay county. Tex., says: “Have
used Electric Kilters with most happy re
sults. My brother was aim) very low with
Mulurial Fever and Jaundice, but was cured
by timely uw of this medicine Am satis
fied Electric Hittars saved his life.”
Mr. D. 1. Wileoxson, of Home Cave, Ky.,
adds a like testimony, saying: He posi
tively believes that lie would liuvo died hail
it nut Isi'ii for Electric Bitters.
Tills great remedy will want off, ns well
as cure all Malarial Discuses,and for all Kid
ney, Liver and Ktomach Disorders stands
uucquulcd. Price fiOc. and £1 at Lippmun
Bros. 'drug store
Grover Cleveland and Wife.
Wo ore in favor uf thut couple to visit us,
but wo are not in favor of high prices, con
sequently we will sell our Low ijuartoni
and Hhppei i), aud lots of other goods, lower
than ever. Com.at Booh
BARNEY KKYS’ JOKE.
HOW TWO SAVANNAH GENTLE
MEN LOST THEIR BUGGY.
Tho Old Tar Borrows It at Thunder
bolt Because He Lost Eis Own-He
is Caught but Escapes Again With
tho Prize- Ho Defied tho Police but
is Captured at Last.
Barney Keys played the role of a practi
cal joker yesterday, ussistod by “Johnny
Barleycorn,” much to tho disgust of the
victims, a couple of Savannah gentlemen
who were out for a rido. Early in the
morning a well-known Broughton street
merchant and an acquaintance hired a fine
turnout of Mr. Gloason and drove down
to Thunderbolt. On arriving there they
hitched their horse and went into the hotel
for a lunch. Barney Keys, the same inimit
able Barney who attained such notoriety
by the Smith-Cassidy case, sat on a neigh
boring porch and as the gentlemen drove up
exchanged greetings with them. No sooner
had they sat down to their lunch, however,
than the wiley Barney hastily jumped
down, untied the horse and stepping into
the buggy drove off at a furious pace to
ward the city. The lunchers were attract
ed to the window by the noise
and their powerful emotions may lie imag
ined, when they saw their rig disappearing
in the distance in a cloud of dust.
Losing no time in unavailing “regrets”
they rushed out, and borrowing Mr. Wil
son’s horse and wagon started in pursuit.
Aston chase is always a long one, and Bar
ney, who is an old tar fully realized this and
grinned at their plight. On arriving in tho
city Barney drove around to Bay and
Magazine streets, arriving there just as
Officer Walsh, of the city police, arrested a
young negro. A number -of his turbulent
companions were around, and the officer re
quested Constable Coleman and Barney to
accompany him to the barracks. Mr. Cole
man jumped into the buggy and they drove
down. Arriving there they went in to see
the prisoner arraigned and then came out.
As Barney reached the sidewalk and was
preparing to get into the carriage the two
owners of the rig drove up. On seeing
before them the cause of all their
trouble, one of them forgot
his discretion and assailed the “borrower”
of their team in language more powerful
As it happened, the Sergeant on duty
beard the unbecoming language and ordered
Officer Walsh to arrest the party. This he
did and took him into the station house.
situation l>egan to look complicated, and
onlookers say Barney seemed to greatly en
joy it. The other gentleman then jumped
out and hastening in informed the Sergeant
of the true inwardness of affairs, and the
prisoner was released. Barney saw the
course things were taking, and, fearing a
storm, set all sail and scudded up South
Broad street. As the others emerged from
the sallyport they saw their missing team
being driven away again. The Sergeant
was not disposed to be left, however, and he
directed mounted officer Townsend to cap
ture the “pirate.” The officer set off at a
gallop, and Barney, hearing the
noise, glanced behind, and see
ing his pursuer applied tho whip.
Tho race began to grow interesting,
and scores of people lined the sidewalks and
applauded tho go-as-vou-pleaso racers very
impartially. On they race up the Thunder
bolt road, the officer gradually overtaking
the now anxious but undaunted Barney.
“Stop! stop! 1” cried the officer as he rode
“What for, you land lubber?” shouted
Barney, os he plied the whip to his running
“You are under arrest, stop!” still con
tinued the officer, waving his club in the
“Ami? Don't bother me. I’m in a hur
ry,- ’ replied the oldsailor, still urging on his
horse. The officer endeavored to catch the
horse by the bridle, but Barney defied him
and managed to out manceuver him every
time. Sceiug he could not stop him he re
turned to the barracks and so reported, ad
ding that Barney paid no attention to him
when told he was arrested.
The play was now getting serious, as they
feared he would drive the horse to death.
Hurrying down town, a warrant was se
cifred at Justice Russell’s and officers Weth
erhoru and Burke jumped into a wagon and
put off after the much-wanted Barney.
They come up with him just beyond the toll
gate, and after stopping him Officer Burke
got in the wagon and prepared to turn the
horse around to drive to the city.
But Barney objected in the most
emphatic manner to yielding up the com
mand of the ship. A battle was imminent,
as Mr. Burke meant business, and proposed
to bring in the old fellow whether lie was
willing or no. But Barney’s humor changed,
and seeing Mr. Wetherhorn sitting in the
other wagon ho called to him to come over
and he would surrender to him, “but not
to any other fellow,” added Bar
ney, with one of his usual ironclad
oaths. They changed seats and Barnev
yielded up the ribbons to Mr. Weth
norn and the parties returned to the city.
Barney Ixiing very jubilant over his “joke.”
He said someone stole his rig and he only
borrowed tue first one he saw.
The horse was found uninjured and the
parties who had such a wild chase after him
withdrew their warrants. Whether any
steps will be taken to punish him tor his de
fiance of police authority remains to be
Bucklen’a Arnica Balve.
The best Salve In the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
son>s, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns and all skin eruptions, and positively
cures piles, or no pay required. It is guar
antee! to give perfect satisfaction, or money
refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For sale
by Lippman Bi-os., druggists.
The Great Nerve Food.
One of the most wonderful stimulants and
nerve foods before the public is t.ho cele
brated Mosie Nerve Food. The success of
Moxie has been unprecedented, and the
sales for this year are estimated at J5.000,-
000 bottles. Moxie is a Immilesi, simple
food that will sufiersede the use of other
stimulants mid nervines. It loaves no reac
tion. but solid, vigorous strength, a big
appetite and good sleep. Moxip is for sale
at all druggists, grocers and soda fountains,
and will be found a delightful, invigorating
The Pot Stove.
No stove, probably, with tho exception of
the Farmer Girl, is so well known and liked
as the Black Acorn. Never since we have
sold it—now for nearly ten years—have wp
heard a single complaint from it. For a
thorough 1 inker and good wearing one this
stove is lieyond bettering; no new wrinkles
about it to catch persons not, posted. It is
profitable to bnv, because T/ivoll Latti
mnre always have tho repairs to supply
their numerous customers. Never lie unde
cided w hen the Black Acorn is to lie had.
Southern Female College.
We call attention to this long established
and well equipp'd institution. Its cata
logue shows an able and experienced faculty
of .-ovontoon, graduating from the leading
universities in America and Europe. The
music department numliered Bill last year,
and is tiellcved to offer the highest advan
tages South. The location is healthful. The
college heme i a reel home to the young
ladies. Mrs. I. F. Cox is President, f*-
A bottle of Moxie costs only 50c. For sale
Collars and Cuffs at Belsinger’s, 24 Whit
Best Butter 85c per pound; Cooking But
ter 20c. per pound. Strauss Bros’. 22 and I
22* V Barnard street
[Notices of services in other churches aro pub
lished by request on Saturday ]
Christ Church.—Services at 11 a. m. and
7p. m. Sunday school at ti p. m. Tho
ladies of the Bishop Elliott Society are re
quested to remain in the church tor a few
moments after evening service Aug. C.
Sr. John’s Church. Madison square. Rev.
Charles H. Strong rector.— I Tho Ninth Sun
day after Trinity. Morning service, sermon
and holy communion at 11 o'clock. Sunday
school at sp. m. Service on Wednesday at
Baptist Church. —Preaching at 11 a. m.
by the pastor; 8:15 p. m. congregational
prayer meeting; Sunday school, 4:20 p. in.
Cordial invitation to all.
Christian Church, Bolton and Howard
streets.—T. E. White, pastor. Services
Lord’s Day at 11a. m. and 8:15 p. m. Sun
day school at 9:30. Prayer meeting Thurs
day at 8:15 p. m. Seats free.
St. Phillip’s A. M. E Church, S. H. Rob
ertson, pastor.—Sunday morning prayer
meeting at sa. m. Preaching at 10:12a. m.,
at yjhioh time the funeral services of Brother
Edmon Mordoc will take place. He was a
trustee and class leader for a number of
years, also a member of several societies.
Sunday school at 1:12. Preaching at 8 p. m.
by Dr. Becker.
Second Baptist Church, Greene Square,
Houston street.—The pastor, Rev. A. Ellis,
preaches at 11 a. m. and Bp. m. Sunday
school at 4p. m. Morning subject: ‘ ‘Gates
evening: “Partakers with Christ.” Strangers
Hardens and invigorates the gums, puri
fies and perfumes the breath, cleanses,
beautifies and preserves the teeth from youth
to old age. Sold by all druggists.
St. John’s College.
The advertisement of that well-known in
stitution of learning, St. John’s College,
Fordham, N, Y., appears in t:-riay’s issue.
This college, under the direction of the
Jesuit Fathers, is beautifully situated in a
most picturesque and healthy part of New
York county. The college affords every
facility for the best classical, scientific and
commercial education, and has an enviable
reputation as one of the best colleges in the
A bill of groceries is incomplete without a
bottle of Moxie.
Flannel Shirts, all colors and sizes, at Bel
singer’s, 24 Whitaker street.
It is Fatiguing.
You can generally size a man up by the
fit of his clothes, and if there is anything
that will make one tired, oh! so tired, it is
the sight of a man whose garments hang on
him like “a shirt on a handspike." Nothing
is easier than to get decently fitted—if you
will only go to the right place. We make a
specialty of correct fits; in fact, our reputa
tion depends on it, and we would rather
lose a sale than send out into the world a
suit that would bring us into ridicule. We
are getting ready for our fall and winter
stock, and will positively sacrifice every ar
ticle of summer wear henceforth.
The high-class clothing Underwear,
Neckwear, Hosiery and Gents’ Furnishings
—handled by us must go at buyers’ figures.
We have made up our minds to lose—as we
always do at the end of tho season—and will
pocket our losses gracefully.
B. H. Levy & Bro.,
161 Congress street.
Solid Leather Shoes for $1 50.
We are receiving the most beautiful line
of shoes and hats ever brought to this city.
Our motto is to sell the best goods for the
least money. Collat Bros.
Moxie will positively cause refreshing
A lot of Knox Hats reduced to $2. Col
lat Bros., sole agents.
Moxie soda was aU the go at Butler's yes
Soft and Stiff Hats at Belsinger's 24
If the little darling is spending such sleep
less nights slowly and pitifully wasting
nway by tho drainage upon its system from
the effect of teething, give Dr. Diggers
Huckleberry Cordial and a cure will re
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 matter. To do this I have de
termined upon making sacrifices. This Is
not a device 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 110)4
Broughton street, directly opposite Ludden
& Bates’ music house. M. STERNBERG.
The L. R. S. Suspender at Belsinger’s, 24
For good value in Teas and Coffees go to
Strauss Bros’, 22 and 22,4 Barnard street.
To save trouble of moving stock to our
new store, 144 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.
The “Famous.” I4u Congress St.
Belsinger’s, 24 Whitaker street.
Prior to Removing
from our present store, 140 Congress, to 144,
corner of Whituker, we have marked the
prices down on our entire stock of clothing,
furnishing goods, bats, trunks and umbrella*
to what they cost to manufacture in New
York, in order to clear thorn out to wive
moving. Now is the time to lay in a sup
ply of clothing when it takes so lit,tic money
to buy them of tho “Famous.”
Notwithstanding tho warm weather
Strauss Bros’, 22 and 22} j’ Barnaul street,
are still to tho front and offering groceries
at rock-bottom prices. Purchasers will
do well to give them a call. Goods de
Open-front Shirts a specialty at Belsin
ger’s, 24 Whitaker street.
At the Harnett Ilouso, Savannah, Ga.,
you get all the comforts of tho high-priced
no els, and save from fd tos2 per day. Try
it and Ini convinced.— Boston Home Jour
Hams and Strips at lowest, market prices.
Strauss Bros’, 22 and 224 Barnard street.
The famous New York Clothing House,
now at 140 Congress St., will remove, Sept.
1, to No. 144, corner of Whitaker. The en
tire stock offered at New York cost to close
out. Store for rent and fixtures for sule.
A line of Gloria Umbrellas at Bel
singer’s, Whitaker street.
J. T. Shuptriue &, Bro., tho manufactu
rers of Tettorine, are receiving every day,
both by mail anil l>y mouth, very Buttering
reports concerning tho success of Tettorine.
This remedy is a sure euro for all skin dis
eases, us its name denotes, and to know that
it does what is recommended, you have
only to give it a trial, or ask anv who have
(-wait It W rvr lot m* ,Gm<* i
LUDDEN * BATES S. M. H.
J ust the Thiug for the Boys.
A complete CAMERA and Outfit
for only $2 50. Simple and durabla.
Any child of ordinary intelligence can
readily make any desired picture.
Amateur Photography is now alf
We supply outfits of all sizes, and
our prices will at all times be found
CAPITAL PRIZE, $150,000.
“We do hereby certify that we supervise the
arrangemen ts for all the Monthly and Semi*
Annual Drawings of the Louisiana State Lot
tery Company, and in person manage and con
trol the Drawings themselves, and that the sums
are conducted with honesty, fairness, and in
good faith toward all parties, and rve authorise
the Company to use this certificate, with fac
similes of our signatures attached, in its adver
We the undersigned Banks and Bankers wiß
pay alt Pi-izcs drawn in the Louisiana State Lot
teries which may be presented at our counters.
J. H OGLESBY. Pres. Louisiana Nat’l Bank.
PIERRE LANAUX, Pres. State Nat’l Bank.
A BALDWIN, Pres. New Orleans Nat'l Bank.
CARL KOHN, Pres. Union National Bank.
TjN PRECEDE NTED^ATTRACTION!
L Over Half a Million Distributed.
Louisiana state Tottery company.
Incorporated in 1668 for 25years bv the Legls
lature for Educational and Charitable purpose*
—with a capital of 81,000,000—t0 which a reserve
fund of over 86.50.0r0 has since been added.
By an overwhelming popular vote its fran
chise was made a part of the present State con
stitution. adopt 'd December 2d. A. I). 1871).
The only Lottery ever voted on and indorsed
by the people of any State.
It never scales or postpones.
It* Grand Mingle Number Drawings Inks
place monthly, and (he Semi-Annual Draw,
mgs regularly every six month. (June and
A SPLENDID OPPORTUNITY TO WIN
A FORTUNE. EIGHTH GRAND DRAWING.
CLASS 11, IN THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC.
NEW ORLEANS, TUESDAY’, August 9,
-lOlili Alonthlv Drawing.
Capital Prize, $150,000.
Notice—Tickets are Ten Dollars only.
Halves, $5; Fifths, $2; Tenths, sl.
i.ikt op etuzgs
1 CAPITAL PRIZE OF 8150.000.. $150,000
1 GRAND PRIZE OF 60,000., 50.0U0
1 GRAND PRIZE OF 20,000. .. 20.0)3
2 LARGE PRIZES OF 10,000 . . 20.1)03
4 LARGE PRIZES OF 5,000 . .. 80,000
20 PRIZES OF 1,000. .. 20,000
50 PRIZES OF 500 ... 25.000
100 PRIZES OF 300. .. 30.000
100 PRIZES OF 200.... 40,000
500 PRIZES OF lUO.. . 60.000
1,000 PRIZES OF 60 .... 50,000
100 Approximation Prizes of SBOO $30,000
100 “ “ 200.... 20,000
100 “ “ 100.... 10.000
2,170 Prizes, amounting to $585,000
Application for ratee to clubs should be ma t#
only to the ofdoe of the Company in New Or
For further infoimation write clearly, giving
full address. POSTAL NOTES, ’ Express
Money Orders, or New York Exchange in ordi
nary letter. Currency by Express tat our exponas?
addressed if. A. DAUPHIN.
New Orleans, La.
or M. A. DAUPHIN.
Washington, D. C.
.Address Registered Letters io
NEW ORLEANS NATIONAL DANK.
New Orleans, La.
DUMUMDCp That the presence of Gen
ia E. IVI E. IVI OC. r\ ~r ai s Beauregard and
Early, who are in charge of the drawings, is *
guarantee ol' absolute fairness and integrity,
that the chances are aU equal, and that no out
can possibly divine what number will draw a
KE.MEAIDEIt that the nnvmentof all Prizo#
is GI ACSAM EKD BY FOUR NATIONAL
HANK* of New Orleans, and the Tickets aPB
signed by the President of an Institution, wboss
chartered rights are recognized in the highest
Courts; therefore, beware of any imitations or
Bacon, Johnson & Cos.
Have a line stock of
Oak, Pine, Lightwood and Kindling,
Corner Liberty and Bast Broad street*
yifE hereby tender to the Presidential party
when in our city, a cordial invitation to visit out
store and make their headquarters with us. Th*
soft melodious tones of our elogant Pianos wll
lio sure to sooth and cheer them after the fa
tigues of their journey. Wo are sole agents foi
the KNABK, KRANICH & BACH. BAUB and
ESTEY PIANOS, and HWTEY ORGANS. K-u>|
Monthly installments. Lite ral discount for cash.
Tiauos and Organ* moved on our new truck
with safety and dispatch Tuning and repair
ing at short not ice. See our stock and pries*
Adu -U* .let'll 11 gii l’rttiL.