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SHE PAID A TREAT PRICE.
How Mis-a Robins Won the Man of
From the New York Times.
It is a good deal to give SIOO,OOO for an
other woman's husband, especially when the
husband in question is fifteen years older
than the buyer, and the buyer is an attrac
tive young lady of good social position.
Yet that is the sum which Miss Sarah A.
Robins is said to have pnid, and, having got
the man, she clung to him with an iufaiua
tion which resembles insanity.
Miss Robins is the daughter of David
Robins, a rich ami prominent builder of this
city, who died in 1871, leaving a fortune of
about $1,000,000, which, after proper pro
vision had been made for the widow, was
divided equally between Sarah A. and her
brother, Francis F., now a stock broker on
Broad street. After the death of Mr.
Rollins the widow and her daughter con
tinued to live together in the family man
sion, on Fifty-sixth street, until September,
1881, when Mrs. Robins died. Then Miss
Robins went to the Buckingham Hotel and
lived with her brother and his wife. She
was then an accomplished ami attractive
young lady of 25, carefully educated and a
favorite in society. Line a great many
young ladies who have nothing to do. a
short time before her mother’s death she
imagined that she had some nervous trouble
and put herself under the care of “Dr.” J.
G. Johnson, a “Professor” of the massage
Johnson was by no means a cheap prac
titioner. He put on a great deal of “style”
and lived with his wife and daughter in
tine apartments at the Windsor Hotel. Tiiero
was nothing in his personal appearance
which would be cohsidored attractive to a
young lady of good social position. He was
tall and gaunt, ill-mannered, uncultured,
arid 40 years ..Id, Unlimited assurance and
a ready tongue were his distinguishing
characteristics. Tire former caused him to
pay his addresses to Miss Robins, and the
latter' caused him to succeed in gaining her
affections. He besought her to marry him,
and when she told him that she understood
be was married, he replifed that he had been,
but, thanks to an Illinois divorce, was n
Notwithstanding her affection for John
son, Miss Robins had at that time a little
•discretion left. fShe was not so ready to
fling away her good name and fame as she
lrecame a few months afterward. Going to
the old lawyer and steadfast friend of the
family, James F. Malcolm, she told him of
the affair. He at once warned her that in
all proirability such a divorce, if it existed,
of which he hail doubts, would not permit
Johnson to make a legal marriage with her,
and he strongly remonstrated against her
espousing a man so greatly beneath her in
social station. She seemed to yield to his
arguments and went away.
But Mr. Malcolm did not stop at words;
he resorted to deeds. An investigation of
Johnson’s circumstances showed that there
was a Mrs. Johnson and n Miss Johnson
living with him at the AVindsor. Miss
Robins taxed him with the fact, and he
then admitted that Mrs. Johnson had been
his wife, but was so no longer, and that she
was only at the hotel in order that he night
have the superintendence of their daughter’s
education. Although Miss Robins lielieved
this yarn, it seemed “too thin” to her
brother. He called upon Mrs. Johnson and
asked her if it was true. She denounced it,
said that she was Johnson’s lawful wife,
and that the girl, Connie, was their <lnugli
ter. Mr. Robins placed all this informa
tion before his sister, and it greatly affected
her. She promised her brother that she
would see Johnson no more.
She did not for awhile. Ho went West
immediately after the expose, lea\..ig his
wife and daughter at the Windsor. Never
theless, Johnson and Miss Robins must have
been in constant communication. He was
gone several months, and during this period
Mr. and Mrs. Robins did all in their power
to wean their sister away from him. They
lielieved they hod succeeded She went into
society, and was the same charming and
light-hearted girl as of yore. This was only
a masquerade. One day she announced
that she was going to ‘Europe. Nothing
could stop her. She wns of age and the
mistress of more than half a million. She
went, and Johnso:i_was a passenger on the
This was in July, 1885. Her friends heard
that she and Johnson were living together
in London, where tlicv claimed to have been
married, and that a child was born to them,
which only lived a short time. Meanwhile
the lirst and real Mrs. Johnson and her
daughter lived in New York, hoarding ex
pensively at the Murray Hill Hotel, and
Mi>. Johnson told everybody who cared to
know that the money which paid her hills
came from her husband in London.
Presently Mr. Malcolm discovered that
•vino queer proceedings were on foot. Ho
heard that Charles H. Reed—Guiteau’s
lawyer—was mixed up with them as the
counsel for Miss Rolling. Why Miss Robins
should have any legal connection with such
matters was not clear to Mr. Malcolm. So
he went to Reed for informatioh. Reed
frankly told him that in behalf of Miss
Robins he had offered to pay Mi's. Johnson
$50,000 if she would get a divorce, but that
she demanded SIOO,OOO, and the negotia
tions were likely to fall through. They did
not fall through, however. Mrs. Johnson
went to Chicago, and in July, 1880, the pu
llers of that city announced that a divorce
had been granted to Augusta B. Johnson
from J. (4. Johnson for desertion, and that
the homestead, at Bloomington, 111. —which
town is said to be Johnson’s birthplace
worth $25,000, and the custody of their
daughter Connie, aged 15, were given to,the
petitioner. How much money she got from
Miss Robins for this has not yet been ascer
tained —but Mr. Alalcolm and Mr. Robins
have reason to believe that it was all she
About two months before this divorce
was granted Johnson mid Miss Robbias re
turned to New York. That they were
coldly received by her relatives can easily
lie believed. They only staid here about
three mouths, during the last of which, af
ter Mrs. Johnson’s divoreo was granted,
they say they wore married by a clergyman.
Early last fall they wont to Centre Rut land,
\ r t.. where they now reside. A child was
bora to them last fall, which is still living.
After getting her divorce Mrs. Johnson and
her daughter returned to this city and
hoarded nt the Murray Hill Hotel until the
c;jeniug of summer, when they went to Eu
rope. They are there now, but their return
is exiierted in the fall.
All these fact* came to light yesterday,
by means of Judge Donohue, in Supreme
Court Chambers, in regard to the reference
of a suit which Mr. Alalcolm has brought
against Miss Robins, or Mrs. Johnson —
whichever she may be —to recover about
SIO,(XX) for legal servicos. Mr. Malcolm
says his services were iiiqiortaut, relating
chiefly to the care of her estate and consist
ing, among other things, of the collection
of SlW.oort for her at one time, for which
In - charged only 1 peroent. Mr. Malcolm
nl o says that there Is no defease whatever
to bis claim, and that no opjiosition need Is*
iittii 1 1* t > its collection were it not that John
son ir. enraged with him on account of bis
strenuous opposition to his marriage with
Ail uiter -sting question which is likely to
ho elucidated by tins litigation is the ulti
mate d:p]X(sitiou of theestateof Mrs. Amelia
Robins, the mot her of Francis F. and Sarah
A. by her will she left *NI,UOO ill trust, the
income oi which is to go to her daughter
for life, ana after death the principal is to
To to the daughter's lawful heirs ir she have
a iy. Great doubt is expressed by the Rob
ins family and their counsel as to whether
bv the ttrms of the decree of divorce which
Mr* Johnson got in Chicago, her husband
is permitted to marry another woman. If
lie is not, then the child which hits Is-en
horn cannot succeed to his grandmother’s
property. In that caso it will go, upon the
death of Sarah A., to her surviving col
Augustus Prentice and Ira Hhafer are
counsel for Karab A. Robbins or Johnson in
Mr. Malcolm's suit. Air. Prentice was Mrs.
Johnson's counsel when she was getting her
divorce. Her deposition was tefion by Mr.
Mai culm baXoro she went to Eumoo this
spring, and it was interesting reading.
Lucas L. Van Alien is the referee in the
A PRINCE CREMATED.
How They Dispose of the Dead in Siam.
From the Pull Mull Gazette.
On the afternoon of April 27 last we an
chored off the mouth of the magnificent
river Menam, and in the evening weighed
anchor, crossed the Ivor and proceeded up
the river. We anchored again about lip.
m., close to the left bank, beyond the town
of Paknam, in an atmosphere fragrant with
tho odor of orange blossoms from a grove
close by, and were lullabyed to our slumbers
by the chirping of the ground crickets and
the pleasant and incessant small, bell-peal
like Croakings of the tree frogs. Early next
morning we proceeded on our journey to
Bangkok, tho capital of Siam, passing on
our way large tracts of mangrove swamps
and paddy fields, plantations of oranges,
sugar canes, coeoanut palms and tall, slim
betel or areca-nut palms, Buddhist temples
or wats, floating houses, and arrived nt our
destination by noon. On our arrival we
were informed that we had come in time to
attend a royal cremation that evening, but
that we had missed the mortuary rites,
which had been going on for six days pre
viously. So to pass tlie time till evening
we determined to visit the temples and sa
cred white elephants. The temples in Bang
kok are much the same as other Buddhist
temples throughout tho East. As for the
elephants, they are frauds—poor, measly
brutes, suffering from parasitic skin affec
tions. Though tlie pachyderms are sacred,
ennobled and titled, they do not seem to
have a happy time. Their confreres in the
London Zoo have princely times in compar
ison. They are poorly fed mid poorly housed
and very badly groomed. Are there Albino
elephants > I do not know; but Ido know
that the King of Siam does not possess one.
Some years ago a French circus man
bleached the skin of an ordinary elephant
with chlorine water and sold him to the
confiding Siamese government, and then
cleared out of Siam. Presently the animal
began to look dirty and the keepers were
flogged and changed for not keeping the
brute clean. The new keepers failed to
clean him, of course, and the fraud was dis
covered. The strange part of the story is
that there is au old Siamese tradition to the
effect that whoever plays any pranks or de
ceit on or about white elephants shall surely
die within a year of doing so. The circus
man actually' did die within a year of his
sale in Hong Kong.
Four-thirty in too afternoon found us un
der tlie fostering wings of some of the
occupants of the British Legation, view
ing the preparations for the coming
crematory performance. It seems that
the King of Siam, Somdetch P’ra
Paramindr Mahan Chulalonkora, re
cently lost his favorite uncle, His Royal
Highness Somdetch Chovia Maliamala, Som
detch Phra’ Bamrap Parapaks, whose re
mains were to be cremated on this evening.
Such names! They make one wonder whether
the Siamese are an Asiatic branch of the
Welsh people. Outside the palace gate, on
the parade ground, a square space was main
tained by native soldtei-s and sailors, and
within it was the temporary building, the
phramane, which covered the urn containing
the corpse. Besides the phramane there wore
a number of pavilions and show booths within
the square, in which native artists acted and
discoursed music not at all displeasing to
European ears. The phramane was a big,
gaudy, tawdry, tinselatcd superstructure,
which sent a golden spire heavenward. Its
entrance was guarded by two immense be
spangled sitting figures of Buddha. Within
was a high inclosed dais, and around this
were a number of grotesquely-colored wood
en figures, representing rampant lion’s bo
dies surrounded by ferocious-looking men’s
heads. Squatting on the floor were a num-
Iver of yellow-clad, shaven-headed Buddhist
priests, with tomtoms and candles, who kept
up a perpetunl but varying drumming, and
who occasionally broke forth into a monot
The King entered the phramane about 5
o’clock, amid much trumpeting and sur
rounded by a big retinue. He bowed to the
dais and prayed, then ascended the steps
and entered the inclosure, and amid the loud
chanting and tomtoming of the kowtowing
priests he fired the pile beneath the urn and
again prayed. He descended and departed,
’rhea the Princes ontered the inclosuro and
performed their obsequies, and then fol
lowed the native nobles, among whom we
found ourselves. On the dais around the
urn was a kind of shelf, on which were piled
innumerable tapers made of sandalwood,
frankincense and wax. Each person, on
entering, lit a number of these and shoved
them under the urn which, by the same
token, was not much bigger than a decent
sized pot. How they managed to stow the
remains in it Ido not know. The abomina
ble smell of frizzling human flesh that splut
tered and spat in tlie pot, which the aro
matic fumes of the sandal and frankincense
failed to disguise, permeated the building
and drove us forth.
When the King had performed his obse
quies he adjourned to a pavilion, where he
held au audience. He seated himself on a
kind of balcony and several of his little
children were brought to him. On another
balcony on his right the numerous Princes
of royal blood seated themselves. The body
of the pavilion was set apart for the nobles,
ministers and “distinguished foreigners,”
some of whom were ladies. When his ma
jesty had sat for a time in silence he sud
denly produced a large bag lull of green
limes, each of which contained a small sil
ver coin in its core. These he threw among
the Princes, nobles and jioople to be scram
bled for, but presented some by hand to the
foreigners, es|iecially to the foreign ladies.
When he had exhautod the contents of this
bag he produced another containing nuts,
which he treated similarly. Each nut con
tained a numbered ticket, with the name of
the prize us a kernel. The prizes were the
personal effects of the deceased and wore
distributed in this way to lie mementoes of
him. Someof them were not bad. but many
were naturally distributed ludicrously. One
of my friends, a nou-smoker, received un
old and much-abused meerschaum pipe;
another, an old cigar-holder and a very
common Chinese wixxl ax. A French lady
of title received u man’s shirt front—a thing
commonly called “a dickeyalso an odd
pair of the dead man’s long stockings and
an old white waistcoat, all much the worse
for wear. I myself received a pretty little
satin-wood cabinet and was much pleased.
I heard that some of the arizes were costly
articles of jewelry but aid not see any
Mrs. Cleveland’s Presont.
From the New York Sun.
“Airs. Grover Cleveland, Washington, D.
C.,’’ was an address that caught the eyeof a
United States Custom House official who
met the Mexican Central train on it* arrival
at El Paso this morning. The package that
born the name of the first lady of tho land
wns n wooden box about 15 by 20 inches in
size and two inches deep, weighing about
two pounds. The package was opened and
inside was found, carefully packed in tissue
paper and cotton, a novel and lieautiful
piece of artistic workmanship characteristic
of the land of the Montezulnas. It was a
cout-of-arms of tho United States worked
on heavy cardboard, entirely with feathers.
The feathers, most of them colored, were
from many different kinds of birds, and the
design was wrought with grent skill, feather
work lieing one of the most extensively cul
tivated forms of Mexican art. The only
thing inside the package to indicate the
donor was a visiting can! hearing tlie name
of All*. Consul General More, City of Aioxico.
The value placed upon the package was S2O
American money and th“ duty was $lO. A
letter from the Consul General to tlie Col
iector at this point explained what the box
contained and requested that it be not opened
lest the carefully placed package Is- disar
ranged and injury result, but the package
was opened liefore the letter was read Groat
care was taken, however, not to injure the
unique and handsome present.
Take Fred. Brown’s Jamaica Ginger for colds,
dlorrhuia, etc.; relief infallible. Philadelphia,
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY. AUGUST 10, 1887.
SAVED THIRTY LIVES.
A Man Who Has Resound Many from
FVom the Cincinnati Eiujuirer.
For a man who for a stated sum follows
the business of life saving at the sea coast a
record of half a dozen or even of a dozen
rescues in one year is a matter of no great
moment, and is scarcely worthy of com
ment. But right here in Cincinnati is a
man who in this present year, with over
four months not yet marked off on the cal
endar, has pulled from the Ohio river ten
persons, who else would have been subjects
of newspaper items beaded “mysteriously
missing ” and whoso flesh would have foil
AI-L OK THESE RESCUES
were made after dark, and with a single ex
On Feb. 25, 1845, in Baltimore, Aid.,
Charles Clark was born. His boyhood was
what most Imy bools are—a combination of
skating, ball-playing, swimming, mumps,
measles, mother's slippers and a little
school. When 34 years of age Clark came
AVest, and desiring to locate in the best
city in America, lio nuido Cincinnati his
After two or three years spent in general
work—anything to earn an honest liveli
hood—Clark was employed by the Big
Bandy Navigation Company, and
RAN ON THE RIVER.
In 1878 he was put in charge of tho wharf -
boat owned by the Big Sandy Company and
called “Tho Cincinnati Wnarfboat,” and
has ever since served there as the night
watchman, having in all these years missed
but a few days—possibly a week all told.
Clark stand* six fret three, and is sparely
built, weighing about 170 pounds. He
has an honest, good-natured face, a coal
black moustache and goatee, sharp eyes
and dark hair combed back from a broad
This is a brief history and briefer descrip
tion of the Cincinnatian who in the past
seven months has
SAVED TEN I.IVES.
In the nine years he has 1 iren night watch
man at the wharfboat Clark has, he esti
mates, pulled thirty drowning people from
the river, but never until this season, when
rescues happened so often and so close
together, has he taken much notice of
During the high water of last spring Clark
HALF-STRANGLED CRIES FOR HELP
one night as he walked up and down tho big
wharfboat on the lookout for leaks. He hail
heard such cries many a time before. He
waited an instant until another cry enabled
him to locate the unfortunate; and then to
the rescue. The water was almost freezing
cold, and the unlucky fellow, who had
drifted a little distance out into the
stream, and then caught onto a head-chain,
was freezing almost stiff, and in another
moment would have been washed from
his anchorage and swept away on the
current. When Air. Clark landed him safe
on shore he was too nearly dead to ac
knowledge his gratitude, and whoever he
was, he has
to thank his preserver. Not many nights
later, two young men, irttoxientod, walked
off the Maysville packet. Their shouts for
succor brought the old reliable life-preserver
from his watch. One was assisted to where
he could hold on to the Guiding Star’s
wheel, and was taken nut half drowned by
Clark after he had landed the other unluckv
inebriate. A few weeks later, one still
night in the early part of the summer, Mr.
Clark sat at his watch and,strangely enough,
he was thinking of some of the poor
fellows whom lie had saved from drowning,
when he was startled by a splash of water,
and in another instant there were cries
for assistance. A half-drunk man had
fallen off the Big Sandy wharfboat. It was
THE WORK OF A FEW MOMENTS
to pull the luckless wight out of the stream.
Later, on the same night, Clark saved an
other drunken fellow who deliberately
walked down the hill and directly into the
river. He had not got beyond his depth, but
was wading blindly about, and when Clark
went in after him he explained that ho was
looking for Pearl street. He found the sta
tion house instead, after a ride in the patrol
Other rescues have been marie so recently
that readers of the newspapers may recall
some of them. Only a few weeks ago a
ACCIDENTALLY OF PURPOSELY
is not known, walked through tlie ojien door
of tho Cincinnati wharfboat into the
water, and was a moment later fished out by
About the sumo time a countryman,
judging from his appearance, fell into tho
river at the same place, and was similarly
Two othor subjects of rescue at Clark’s
hauds were young men who were out
boat riding about the middle of sum
mer, when their skiff upset. Neither
could swim, and both would have been
drowned but for the cool-headed night
The last rescue was made about four
weeks ago, and will be recalled by the
reader. It was in this one that Clark was
POOR JOHN O’BRIEN,
who was the night watchman oil the Coney
Island wharfboat. It was but a night or
two thereafter that O’Brien himself fell
into the river and sank before his friend,
who had saved so many lives, could reach
One of the queer things about Clark’s
life-saving experience is that lie does not
know, never having inquired, the name of
a single person rescued by him, and to his
knowledge lie lias never seen any of them
since taking them from the river. Only
in a few instances has Clark lieon obliged
to go into the water himself. He long
ago provided himself with three lona,
strong, ligl*> poles, of different lengths,
and with tnesenas he effected most of his
Paralyzing the Boys.
From the Inmpkin ( Ga.) Independent.
A musical mania seems to lie prevalent in
town just now. It seems to be infectious
but we iiope it is only spasmodic and ephem
eral. The movement to get up a colored
brass band lias collapsed or is in a moribund
condition: but the irrepressible and imita
tive small boy, like his simian congener, is
ever ou the move and is nothing if not con
spicuously ludicrous. Tho latest craze of
tlie small boy is a string band, and we do
sire to offer !)im (the genus) every encour
agement of his greatest desires. But the
ultimatum, the climax, alias that degree of
proficiency in instrumentation and skillful
execution necessary to constitute a credita
ble string hand is more distant to tho aver
age small boy than that azure hue which
lends to distance its enchantment; and is
only to be reached by ways -,<i devious, rug
ged anti toilsome that yenrsof patience, toil,
study and practice ore required to effect a
pussaze way to the goal. But boys, we do
not wi-.li to chill tlie ardor of your longings,
hnmjKir rising genius or repress laudable
ambition : but are willing to conduct you
quickly and easily through this maze of un
accomplished aspiration* safely to the full
fruition of your hopes, i. c. a string band.
A spool of. thread and a dozen Juno bugs
will easily supply your immediate nerr .ii
ties; but while drilling them ill the open air
In the grand diapason of harmonic melody,
if you don’t fc sharp you’ll B flat.
Tho Aristocracy of Porkdora.
From the Sinnrwr (Go.) Ijocol.
Mr. D \V. McLeod is now turning his at
tention to nwino rearing and has a pair of
as fine nigs ns one need wish to spo. They
are rarities In point of *• fineness. v and we
are informed that they are the offspring of
specimens of a rare breed recently discov
ered by Mr. Stanley in his exyknations in
Central Africa. W'ohope Mr. Meijcod will
be successful in his efforts to propagate the
stock (lie could’k Improve Oil iti f and that
he will nutivc an exhibit at tlie approaching
Piedmont Exposition at Atlanta. Evury
bodv should see the Pius.
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H 7 Bay street, situate ip Hutchison's Block,
next to corner of Abercorn: has splendid cellar
and is splendid stand for any business; second
and third stories can be rented if desired. A.
R. LAWTON. Jr., 114 Bryan street.
FTHJK RENT, that desirable residence, corner
JT Drayton and York streets, with modern
conveniences; possession given immediately.
C. P. MILLER.
IX)R RENT—cheap rent—store or dwelling
corner Price arm Anderson streets. Apply
next door. •
YT'OR RENT, a desirable reside nee, HO Liberty
I 1 street, near Abercorn street; terms reason
able; possession Oct. Ist. C. V. HERNANDEZ,
City Exchange, or P. (>. Box 19.
IX>R RENT, brick dwelling, furnished or un
furnished, southeast corner of Cbarltou
and Tattnall streets. Address C., P. O. Box 87.
17V)R RENT, new houses, with all tin* latest
modern improvements; rents moderate.
Apply to SALOMON COHEN.
IT'OR RENT -That desirable residence, 100
York street, with modern conveniences.
Possess! HI < !<’f. Ist ! ILLKK.
RENT, that desirable store lKi Brough
ton street, corner Jefferson; ixmsessioii Oct.
Ist C. P. MILLER.
FOR RENT, 1 gi Hull, on nort h west corner of
Whitaker. Apply to Du. PURSE, 110 Liberty
IT'OR BALE, cheap, one Master Iron Safe,
T fifty-six inches high, weighing forty-five
hundred pounds, double doors, with fifteen hun
dred pound steel casket ; cost five hundred dol
lars. J M< LAUGHLFN A B OH.
17VH SALE, cheap, old Lumb r; formerly
two (2) bouses. Apply to Mrs. h'KIIOE,
New Houston, third west <>f Burroughs street.
HOUSES AND LOTS for sale or to r#nt <n
reasonable terms. Apply to WILLIAM
BoUIIAN, Huntingdon ai.d Mercer.
SALE, imported inata canaries. $2 fin;
also a young Newfoundland dog, at O.
Wrathe l 4vjardiig arvl Framing Liimtier.
Office and yard Taylor ami Eant Broad htruta.
Telephone No. 211. REPPAUD A: CO.
fjV>R BALE, TEXAS HORSES Largest and
■ best l<*f Texas Horses #ivcr broiignt here;
14% and !.*>% bands high; all gentle stock. At
SALE. ROBEDEW Lots, fiO feet on
Front street along tho rivei and !jOO feet
d#*ep, at sl2T*. payable f tsh and sl2 3o every
six mouths.wit h interest,. FI V'E-ACREXsiU in the
TOWN Ok’ KOSEDKW, with river irivileg**, at
H 1 payable sa>ca*b and %■-every three months,
with Interest. Apply to lilt. FALLXGANT, 151
South Broad street. to 10 a. m. daily.
HOARD and hrigiug mnl table board may bo
obtained at ISJ Überty otreet. Addretw E.
J. N.. care Ne ws office.
I*llol OGlt \ PM \ .
CPECIAL NOTICE -PHOTOGRAPHY Price*
Q reduced l'etitca $1 fid. Cards Cabinet
SI per do2en, and larger work m the *auiM pro
J. N. WILSON,
21 Dull atreet.
M IHC ELLA S E< > U 8.
t A RETURN TUBULAR BOILERS and F.n
J** glues cheap and stood. GEo. R. l/)M
BARD & Augusta, G*.
IlAlil 66-11. P DOUBLE ENGINES cheap
GKO R LOMBARD AOO . Au*uU. Ua.
r pHK firm of Norton & Mi in* is this day diH
JL sol veil hv mat uni consent, Dr. K. G. Norton
assuming all tin* debt* and liabilities of the
firm. The Dm ■' business will l>e continued, as
umat. at the old stand. R. G. NORTON, J. C.
\UARM NIGHT, wasn't it? Well, yes: but I
V t slept very comfortably. I had my Mat
tresses made over very nicely by PETEK FOX,
under Metropolitan Hall.
(''i 0 to Schreiner's Music Honae and buy an
I Improved ‘Hall" Tyj>e Writer; vouVan
not put S4O to a belter use. ROBERT VAN
M AGI NI N V Mt
IT* VERY MOTHER uses and recommends
I j “Doracine" Toilet Powder, because it pre
vents chafing and cures all erupt ions of the skin.
HOT and Cold 1 laths at HARNETT HOUSE
BARBER SHOP. _
I>R|( ki.Y HEAT and ChaftOff, a mire euro
“lloracine," a superior toilet and nursery
\\f ANTED, customers for Pond Lily Toilet
J? Wash. Used at the White House daily.
An indispensable luxury for the toilet and bath.
Trade supplied by LIPrMAN PROS., Savannah,
r pATEM'S Genuine Bcuppernong Grapes. fresh
I from the vines, for bale at Masonic Temple,
-nil. P. RETURN TUBULAR BOILER for
i U sale cheap. GEO. R. LOMBARD <£ CO.,
LUDDEN HATES S. M. 11.
I j Mason & Hamlin.
jj| Beni & Cos.,
old and well known makers, whose
limn'** are a guarantee as to quality and
There'* a difference in them, of course. The
OIIICKERINUS are costly; very much so. The
MATIIUSHEKS cost one third less, and are
known ns medium priced. The RENTS come
lower still, but they are beauties; and the
AHIONS are as low in price as a reliable Piano
can be produced.
Ittt our cheapest are good and can Im* de
pended on for good service. We will not, and
uo not s !l any Pianos which cannot lx* honestly
commended, and give full, yea large return for
the money put in them.
We give patrons a choice from our two hun
dred different styles and prices. Squares.
Square Grands, Parlor Grands. Concert Grands
and Uprights from $2lO upwards.
See tub Prices: $2lO. $225, $250. $275. S3OO,
$325, $350, $875. S4OO, $425, $l5O. SSOO to $1,500.
And These Easy Terms: Only $lO monthly
until paid tor. A trifle more than hare rental.
Very easy to buy a fine Piano on such terms.
.lust this: To furnish a
better Piano than can be had
elsewhere —North or South —
for the same money. We say
this not boastingly, butplninly,
in a business way, knowing
whereof we speak and being
prepared to demonstrate its
Those who buy elsewhere
without first visiting us will
certainly be the losers thereby.
The Great Piano and Organ Depot of the South.
Go to LaFar’s New Store
AND SEE HOW CHEAP HE SELLS
11AVE your measure Liken
At the same time, and
l RY a set of his exceUen
Shirts made to order.
& WHILE THERE INSPECT HIS LINE OF
lj NLAUNDRIED SHIRTS,
Monarch dress shirts,
Boston garters in kiek and cotton.
Rubber garments of all kinds.
Lmbroidf.rkd night shirts.
I vINEN HANDKERCHIEFS AT ALL PRICES.
Lisle thread underwear
A FINE ASSORTMENT OF SCARFS.
Shawl straps and hand satchels,
Anew line of HAMMOCKS, with PILLOWS
and SPREADERS, just m; also a lot of NEW
BATHING SUITS, at
L jx s,
29 BULL STREET.
OTOLEN from tho Todd Place, Y& union from
Waynesboro, On., on the night of August
11th. ONE BLACK KAWBONi; MAHKMULE,
sixteen hand* nigh and about nine v*virs old,
with iiuusual or ooked bind 1* k. W!]*n lying
down has a peculiar way of dr: f rising on hen*
front, f*M i an'! Kometmn h turning round Imfon*
pricing mr himl feel no as if weak ino.u k I
will pay s'Jti reward for her and thief. Tin* fol
lowing is a description of tin* thief: Oingrr*
cakt* color, about 5 feet 10 h.chra high,
weighs nlmiit iUt pounds, ijeardle** face, near on
his cheek about Inch*** long: when m mi last
had o:i nigh crown white stiff hot, wont by
natno of Sain Uarnes.
WALK Kit MoCATIIFJiN.
WAV>'B-noUO, C.A., Allg. US, lft?7.
WIN EH INl> LIQUOR 9,
poii sXE i
h Select Whisky $4 no
Baker Whisky. 4 00
Imperial Wldskv .‘1 00
Pineapple Whisky X <H)
North Carolina Com Whisky 2 <KJ
Old Bye Whisky 1 50
Bum N>w England and Jamaica.. $1 50 to 800
Kye and lloilan ! (iin 100 to 8 00
braodjr—Hoincst ic and Cognac 1 50 to 0 uo
vv I N KH.
Catawha Wine $1 00 to $1 00
Black IH;rry Wine 1 00 to 150
Madeira, Port sand Sherry* 1 50 to 3 00
PLEASE GIVE ME A CALL.
A. H. CHAMPION,
\FINK TEN-ROOM, TWO-HTORV HKHI
PENCE in city of Griffin, Ha. Modern
style, M'ven-acro lot, excellent water, good
on-hard and grape* In ten minute* walk of
■watt* of city. Ktable, carriage bonne and
kitchen. Kinull IlsU pond on lot. Addle** U
I*. U. liox dlt. Griffin, Ua.
AVCTION SALES TO-DAY.
By j. McLaughlin & son.
THIS DAY, at 11 o'clock, we will sella lot of
FURNITURE, etc., removed to our store for
convenience of sale, vis:
Three Very Nice WALNUT BEDROOM SETS,
CHERRY DRESSING CASE, WASHSTANDS,
BUREAUS. BEDSTEADS and SPRINGS, MAT
TRESS. FEATHER PILLOWS, CHAIRS, one
Fine BED LOUNGE, one SIDEBOARD SAFE,
WOOD CHAIRS, PICTURES, COOK STOVE
and CTF.NSILS. TIN TviILKT SET. WH vTNOT,
BOOK-CASE, BOOKS, MATTING, DINING
TABLE. BABY CARRIAGE, REFRIGERATOR
CARPETS, SIEPLADDEK, OILCLOTH; also,
a lot of GROCERIES, Etc
CITY MARSHAL'S SALE.
City Marsiiai.'k (irrinc, i
Savannah. Auk. istU. IXS7. f
T WILL sell on Aug. 22d, IHS7, at il o'clock .v
1. m., at the City Pound, one yellow speckled
cow, right horn off, right ear cropped: aki, one
white and yellow calf, with held face; said cow
and calf tuning been impounded 10 days, in
which time they have not (men claimed,
Proceeds of sale to he disposed of as required
ROBERT J. WADE,
I wr RANI U.
A Great Financial Institution.
ThcNew York Life Insurance Cos.
Record for 42 Years, 1845-1886
r pilE NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COM
-1 I‘ANY began business in Irt|snn the purely
mutual plan, having neither capital block nor
stockholder* from the beginning.
Received from Policy-holders in
Premiums, in 42years, 1815-1880. $150,535,918 02
Paid to Policy bold
-I*l** and their rep
1880 $06,714,044 07
Assets hold a* se
curity for Policy
holders, January 1,
IKH7 75,421,453 37
Total Amount paid
Policy holders, and
now held as secu
rity for their con
tracts $172,136,008 04
Amount paid ami held exceeds
amount received $ 12,610,170 13
Received from Inter
est, Rents, etc., iu
12 years, 1845-1886. $40,251,099 32
iH'ttth liosses paid in
43 years, 1845-1880. 36,878,744 66
Interest and Rents exceeded
Death Losses paid $ 3,573.854 66
Dividends paid in 42
years, 1845 IHHO .$80,294,550 02
Legal Surplus over
State Law, .Jan. 1,
18H7 15,540,810 58
Amount saved Policyholders
from table rates . $45,843,870 15
AN IDEAL LIFE INSURANCE CONTRACT.
The New York Life Insurance (Ywnpnny, 348
and 84S Broadway, New York, with cash assets
of over seventy five million dollars, ha* lately
nerfoetod a Non Forfeitable Five-Year Dividend
Policy, which provkios for
First. A hurrendervalue in paid-up inhitrance
at any time after three year*.
Second. A surrender value in cask at the end
of any five-year period after issue.
Third. An accumulated dividend in cash,
paid no insurance, or ummity, at tho end of
EAcn five-year period.
Fourth. Freedom of action with respect to
occupation, ivsidcuce and travel.
Filth. Death Claims under these policies are
payable immediately upon the receipt, and ap
proval by the Company, of the required proofs
of death, and with every Death Claim is paid a
Mortuary Dividend equal to fifty per cent, of
nil premiums paid during the five-year period
in which death occurs.
It. H PLANT,
General Agent Ga., Fla. and Tetm.. Macon, Ga.
A T. ( IIAPMAN,
Asst. Bupt. of Agencies Ga., Fla. and Tenn.
J. F. BROOKS,
Local Agent, 185 and 187 Bay street.
DRY 0001)8, ETC.
Mail & Dooner's,
B. F. McKenna & Cos.,
137 BROUGHTON STREET.
FIGURED BATISTE CLOTHS.
11TE will clow, out the remainder of our .lock
* v of tin*ae fine goods. formerly sold ut, liic.
a yard, now reduced to l.'Vyc.
25 pieces Figured 1-awns. 33 inc-bcit wile, rrgu
lar price 12}$c. a yard; now
7f. pieces Figured Lawns, choice style*, at BU£.
50 piece* Wide Width 1-awns, regular price
10c. a yard; now (tyjc.
< ine lot. t ,'rlnkletl Seersuckers, regular pri.-e
13c. and 17c. u yard; now l'jyju.
fine lot of Dress Ginghams, choice styles,
regular price iaJ4>'. a yarn; now 10c.
HO Imported Marseilles Quilts, slightly soiled,
formerly sold at $3. VVu will close tiiclotout
at $1 85 each.
Hosiery and Underwear.
100 dozen Unbleached Black mid Colored Hose,
regular pila* IBt£c.: now tic. a pair.
A inix-ut lot of Mis*** Fine hnglish Hone,
Bibbed. i'loln mid Silk l >cked, regular price of
thi**i* good* from S2sc. tfi)o. We will clow* the
lot out at 17c. n pair.
50 dozen Lncht*V Gauze Underveota, regular
priee* &*•. ami 85c. ; now 19c. each.
‘Yt dozen leudio?/ extra fin quality Oau/** Un
dcrvcHt*, remdar prk'eH sfV*., 00c., 75c. and B.x:.
Wc will offer tho lot ut tho oxtruordiuary low
price of 47c. each.
Our SI I duundi'icd .Shirts Reduced to 90c.
75 dozen Gentlemen * Unlaundried Shirt*. re
inforced hack am! bo*oniM, tlm be;-! $1 Shirt
mafiafacttir*d. In order fo reduce our 4arge
Block we will offer them ut 00c. each.
CIKHIAN & DOOXEII.
For Rent or For Sale,
r pilAT DESIRABLE It EMI PENCE southeast
corner of Gaston and Abercom streets. For
particulars apply to
w £Mjt¥ PLUN, Biuas Buildiuj.
Tlie demand for Realty continues very good.
Many inquirers fail to materialize into buyers
on account of the very poor offerings.
There i* a great demand for low priced lota,
say from S3OO to sl,ooo. Also for a few choica
well located lots.
The principal demand is for re*idences, loca
ted in good neighborhoods, ranging in value
from $1,500 to SI,OOO and $5,000.
A few SMALL FARMS or FARMING LAND
near the city, from ten to thirty acres in extent*
could bo easily placed at FAIR PRICKS
A Few Additions
TO TIIE OFFERINGS HAVE BEEN MADE
RECENTLY, TO WIT:
A Very Elegant Residence large rooms, high
ceiling*, all the conveniences expected in a first
class house. Located in an aristocratic neigh
A full lot on South Broad Street Facing
A Two-Story Residence on Green square. This
is a Bargain at fifteen hundred dollars.
An Elegant Lot 60x105, in Southeastern 800
tion, for eighteen hundred dollars.
A Lot 80x91, on Second Avenue, near Barnard,
for $425. No City Taxes.
A Lot on Montgomery street, n 3ar Second
Avenue, for $625.
Not far from tho I’ark, a three-story brick
house, containing eight rooms, and a two
story brick house in the rear. The whole prop
erty will produce SSOO per annum. Can hu
bought for $4,000.
Fine Lot on Jones street, 60x100, next to
Schwarz's Bakery; has two small dwellings os
the lane. I’rlco $2,500.
Five Acres (unimproved) on the Coast Line
Railroad, between the City and Bonaventure.
There la a certain profit to subdivide this into
A comfortable Two Story Residence and Store
near 8., F. and W. Railway, for $2,200.
Lot 80x105 on Henry street, Dear West Broad,
In neigblKirhood Just built up with good house*.
A T wo Story Wooden Dwelling, good locality,
in northern part of Ihe city, convenient to Bay
street and tho Market, for $2,200.
A Two Story House in Yamacraw for $80(V
Also two One Story Houses for SI,OOO.
Tho large Double Two Story Resilience In (ha
northwestern corner of Bryan and Huhershauw
streets, for $3,500.
Two (!hoap I/its south of the city, near the
Dillon Rurchnae, each 40x90. S2OO each.
A Snug Cottage Homo comer of West Broad
and Henry streets. Lnt 49x55. Price $2,000.
A Splendid Water Front, magnificent oaks, ac,
cesxihlo by railroad. A most desirable site for
A Three Story Brick Residence, with fourteen
rooms; location good. Price $5,000. A genuine
A Neat Comfortable New Dwelling, four bed
rooms, jwrlor, dining room and kitchen; pump
in the yard; lot .30x145; south of Anderson
street. No city tax for seven yuan. Vtim
A lot .30x100 for six hundred dollars; SIBO cast,
and balance monthly.
A Lot on Hall street, near Jefferson, 32x139
for $1,080; three hundred dollars cash and iuug
time on the bulauco.
tV Prompt attention will be given to any inr
cjuiries, by mall or in insrson,
Real Estate Dealer
N. B. 1 have for rent a One now store and
residence on the corner of West Broad io*
UntuuoL a tree U.