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GEORGIA AND FLORIDA.
NEWS OF THE TWO STATES TOLD
Two Men Have a Narrow Escape from
Being Crushed by a Falling Building
at Watkinavillo—A Toung Man's Leg
Terribly Cut at a Saw Mill in Gwin
Eastman now has a population of about
Oconee county has voted to issue bonds to
build anew court house.
Nine bale* of new cotton were received
by tho warehouses at Macon Thursday.
The Columbus compress, which is being
remodeled, will be completed by Sept. 1.
A negro boy was run over by a drav at
Macon Thursday, and probably' fatally in
Dawson received eight bales of new cot
ton last Saturday. Several more have been
brought in this week.
Bud Voal who accidentally shot and killed
contractor Van Horn® at Atlanta will have
a preliminary trial on Monday.
B. J Simpkins, at Cross Keys, has n 10c.
coin, bearing tho date of 1701. Ho also
has n gr,■enbuck dime of the series of ISOM.
The widows of the colored men who were
killed by the train near Newnan have
brought suit for damages against the rail
Harley Tabor, of Gilmer, has just, paid
#l,lOO for a large dapple-gray Norman-rer
cheron stallion. He is 10% hands high,
weighs 1,700 pounds.
Two negroes—a brother and sister—living
on W. J. Bowen’s place, near Sasser, Ter
rell county, had a fight last, Sunday even
ing, when the boy cut the girl’s hand open
with an ax.
Last Miinday Ernest Rodgers, the youngest,
son of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Rodgers, who live
in Muscogee county, near the Double
Churches, stuck a splinter in his foot, and
died Tuesday evening from lockjaw.
Monday a mortgage held by Miss Fannie
Loyless for aliout WOO was foreclosed on the
mercantile establishment of 8. A. Loyless,
at Dawson The goods are now in the
hands of the law to be disposed of through
the proper channel.
Two parties made a horse trade in Daw
son last week and one gave the other two
glasses of beer to boot The trade was de
clared off once because the drinks were not
forthcoming, but the beer was afterward
set up and both parties were pleasod.
Miss Nellie Horn, aged 11. the daughter
of the late Charles D. Horne, has been con
veyed to St. Joseph Infirmary, at Atlanta.
She is suffering with brain fever, which is
thought to be the result of excitement
occasioned by her father's tragic death.
A dog was seen at Dawson Monday, shak
ing with a chill. The dog shivered and
•jerked as if a regular wiregrass ague hail
niiu. After the chill was over a citizen
versed in dogology felt of the dog’s pulse
and announced tout the canine then had a
Woolfolk’s counsel has requested Judge
Simmons that the Macon petition for an
early trial be not granted. He claims tiiat
the public mind is now so excited that a just
verdict oould not bo obtained. He also says
he will be able to prove Woolt'olk innocent
A small son of Luke Johnson (colored>
who works at the Eagle and Phoenix Mills,
at Columbus, had his skull fractured
Wednesday in Brownsville, by the kick of u
horse, Dr. S. N. Jordan was summoned
and rendered surgical aid, and the boy will
A colored man living at the turpentine
■works of Ashhurn & Cos . a few miles from
Eastman, died a most wretched death on
Friday last. He had been sick for several
weeks with fever, and was a raving maniac
when the fatal hour came. His struggles
for life were fearful.
In a negro cabin at Decatur there is a
huge spider, and, in weaving its web, he
has distinctly written several Tetters of the
alphabet. The occupants of the cabin say
that ho writes a different word each day.
The negroes are very much excited over it.
They say the first word written was
Lost Saturday morning H. A, Ford, fire
man on one of the tram engines at Surrency,
had his head chopped open by a negro. The
wound is a bad one and will no doubt be
fatal. The negro who did it made his es
cape and up to this time has not been cap
tured. Dr. Comas attended the wounded
man and says that he cannot jmssiblv live.
The skull is cut open and the brain is visible.
Thursday Sallie, the 8-year-o!d daughter
of Samuel Rudd, of Dawson, wus tried for
lunacy, liefore the Ordinary, and adjudged
a fit subject for the asylum. The little girl
is very pretty, and, up to a short time ngo,
was unusually bright. Since losing her
mind she has acquired a taste for tobacco,
and chews it seemingly with as much satis
faction as the most inveterate user of tho
Rufus S. Malone, of Rocky Mount, Meri
wether county, was arrested at Atlanta
"Wednesday for marrying his niei-e. A tele
gram was sent to Chief Connolly, and Ma
lone was arrested by Capt. Couch und
Patrolman Ixioney. Malone came to At
lanta last April, and he and his uiece, Miss
Clark, went to Marietta and were married.
He claims that he did not think it was illegal
to marry his niece.
At the Methodist church at Watkinsville,
last Sunday evening, after the church had
been locked up after Sunday school in the
morning, some unknown parties picked the
locks of the doors, opened lioth of them,
and went in. They could think of no other
mischief, so they piled all the chairs, which
had been left there from court, in one pile
right in front of the pulpit, also putting
one on top of the organ stool, and otherwise
doing mischief to the church property.
The liarrol factory at Augusta has been
sold to the Houthorn Oil Company of Cam
den, N. J. From 1330 to 500 barrels are to
}>e manufactured daily. This enterprise
started in a small way, did excellently well
and doubled its capacity, and was supposed
to lie doing a good business when one of its
officers disa |Cleared, leaving the company
in a helplessly crippled condition. Since
that, time the works have been run in tho
interest of the bondholders, all the money
invested by the stockholders being lost.
Thursday the sale mentioned was perfected.
Steal n was turned on for the first time
Thurs<lay at the new compress of tho Cen
tral railroad at Macon. It was for the pur
pose of adjusting some of the heavy ma
chinery of the compress. It was shown by
the trial that ali the massive machinery
■worked well. Mr. Griffin, who has charge
of the car]>entor work, says that the com
press is now practically ready for work.
There is plenty of shed and platform room
already constructcl to handle groat quanti
ties of cotton. When finally eonuileUsl the
great shed will bo 800 feet long by 78 feet
Thursday Gov. (Jordon instructed the
State Librarian to furnish the Department
of State, at Washington, Wit h copies of the
public ami private laws of Georgia, in order
that the (Secretary of Ktate might furnish
the Bclgiun legation with the same. The
Belgian government is prcpurlng a collec
tion, classification, and catalogue of nil
laws, public and private, of foreign govern
ments, to be kept in a bureau at Brussels,
to lie organised for that purpose. The Geor
gia enactments were requested to be fur
nished, the request coming from Secretary
While the old gin house of Mr. Moon, at
"Watkinsville, was being torn down last
Mouduy, Mr. Moon had a narrow escape.
The high waters had washed the house from
its pillars, ami it was a more trap. After
tlie roof and first floors bad been taken off,
Mr. Moon and a negro boy were inside mov
ing some plank when the house cracked.
They made a break for safety. Just as Mr.
Moon cleared the door a largo piece of tim-
I bar fell just behind him, scraping the back
wl bis bead and back, and tne whole bouse
fell in ruins. Had he been a second later
he would have been buried in the debris.
Monday afternoon last a meeting of the
citizens of Hawkinsville and Pulaski county
was held at the court house, for the pur
)>ose of taking organized action looking to
the enforcement of the prohibition law. It
appeared that, the Mayor and Council dis
claimed jurisdiction, and that they had
passed no ordinance empowering them to
punish violators of the law. A committee
was appointed to wait upon the Mayor and
Council, ami urge the adoption of suitable
ordinances for the punishment of violators
of the law, and another committee was ap
piinted to secure the co-operation and in
fluence of the citizens.
It has been ordained by the Mayor and
Council of Macon, that tho different tele
graph, telephone and electric light compa
nies owning poles erected in tho city, shall
be required to paint the base of their poles
as follows: The AVestern Union Telegraph
Company, dark red; Bell Telephone Com
pany, black; Southern Telegraph Company,
dark brown; fire alarm, bright red; Elec
tric Light Company, dark green. The upper
portion of all piles to be white. For fail
ure to com(ily with the ordinance within tho
time allowed for painting said poles, shall
subject such company in default to a fine
not less than $lO for each day in default
As those poles are numerous, tho streets will
now have tho appearance of being filled
with mammoth barber iioles.
George Vineyard, of Ben Smith’s district,
Gwinnett county, runs a saw mill. One day
last week ho hail some business in town, and
left the mill in charge of his son and a young
man named McMilUan. While they were
at work something connected with the car
riage got out of order and young Vineyard
attempted to fix jt while tho carriage was
running. He took a crowbar to prize the
carriage hack and it slippxt ami he fell
across the carriage in front of the saw. Bo
fore it could be stopped the saw struck his
arm and cut the large bone, between the el
bow and wrist, in two, mangling the flesh
badly. He is a young man of good nerve,
and as he got up he grasped his arm with
his hand below tho wound, and Mr. McMil
liau took hold above to prevent his bleeding
to death. In this w r ay they walked a quar
ter of a mile to the house. The physicians
think that probably his arm can lie saved,
if it d'M ns well as they expect.
At l.awrencoville last Sunday Field Cold
well (colored), who had attended a meeting
of the colored psjples church, and at the
close of tho sermon mourners were invited
to tho altar. Among those who responded
to the invitation was Field. Ho approached
the altar, and knelt down with others. The
usual prayer was said, and when the other
mourners rose Field continued kneeling.
Some of the older members gathered around
him to exhort, when it was ascertained that
he had been stricken down and was
unable to move. He was taken out of the
house and laid in the shade, and efforts were
made to restore him to consciousness, but
without success. He was then carried to
John Drummond's and lay in a stupor all
day. Dr. Mitchell was eallod in, but found
that he could do nothing. He thinks it was
congestion of the brain, and not paralysis.
He lingered on without speaking until
AVeduesday night, when he died.
Homo time ago Judge James 8. Hook, of
Augusta, had an interview with Gov. Gor
don in regard to the executive order some
time ago issued, prohibiting Bondurant &
Joplin from having any further manage
ment or oontrol over tho convicts on trie
Augusta and Chattanooga railroad. It was
rumored that Judge Hook was before the
Governor in the interest of Bondurant, who
desired to ol >tain a modification of tho order,
so that tho sting and unpleasantness result
ing from such an order might bo in a
measure removed. The Governor gave a
careful attention to tho attorney of Bondu
rant, and agreed to lay the matter before
the principal keeper and physician of the
penitentiary, upon whose reports tho order
was originally based. Thursday the two
officials tiled with the Governor their opin
ions in the matter. What recommenda
tions they made are not known, nor is it
known what action tho Governor will take.
It will be several days before the matter
will be given to the public.
Jimmy Boon, the 14-year-old son of B. F.
Boon, of Hawkinsville, went out into the
woods with his gun to hunt squirrels on
Monday morning. The little fellow soon
found a squirrel in a tree, and began walk
ing backward to got a good shot. He was
so excited that he never looked behind him,
and he walked backward into a well GO feet
deep. There were some brush and pieces of
wood in the well, and the little fellow kept
above the water, while his gun went to the
bottom. Ho shouted until his voice
was nearly gone. Fortunately a man
and his little son passing that way heard the
voice of someone, and after looking around
for awliile they found the well and saw the
little boy bravely holding to the pieces of
wood. Store help was soon obtained, and a
rope was let down and Jimmy tied himself
around the waißt. He was drawn up about
half way, when the rope slipped and ho fell
back to the bottom, bruising himself and
spraining his ankles. He again fastened the
rope around lus body, ami this time he was
brought safely above the earth.
James Terrell, the skeleton, whose life
was prolonged by the use of dynamite, was
buried in tho pauper’s ground at Atlanta
Thursday. Terrell’s treatment is attract
ing considerable attention. Several months
ago he came to Atlanta from North Geor
gia for treatment. He was suffering with
cancer of the stomach and secured admis
sion to the Ivy Street Hospital. Tho dis
ease had long been working upon him, and
tho physicians at the hospital found it itn
jxissible to do anything for him. Ho con
tinued to grow worse, and a few weeks ago
was transferred to the benevolent home.
Dr. Van Goidtsnovan, the city phy
sician, assumed charge of the case
and soon became convinced that the
man could not live. Several days ago
Terrell’s system refused all food, and he was
staring starvation in the face with plenty of
food about him. Dr. A 7 an Goidtsnovan then
decided to prolong the man’s life by using
dynamite. The explosive was handled in
very small pellets, and one of these was dis
solved in water, and every three hours a
drop or two of the solution was placed upon
the man’s tongue. The effect of the dyna
mite was apparent instantly. The man’s
eyes and face appeared to take on new life,
and until the influence was diminished his
breathing was good. Terrell was once a
stout, heavy man, but at tho time of his
death he was nothing but skin and bones.
At Oliver, Ga., a negro by the name of
Grady, from South Carolina, has for some
time lieen employed by a highly respected
negro, Jim Thompson’ andTiothing wrong
was suspected of him until ho was caught
trying to decoy another negro's wife to elope
with nim. Tilts was settled, and nothing
more was suspected of the gent in bla <k t ill
a few nights ago, when some ono walked
up to old Jim’s house and asked for a drink
of eool water from the well. Uncle Jiin is
very kind and polite, and started to satiate
the thirst of the caller. During the conver
sation at the well Grady started out to join
the party, when suddenly another man rose
up, with presented pistol, ami told Grady
that “he was a prisoner.” Grady turned to
run into the house, anil the unknown party
fired at him. Grady dashed through the
bouse, out of the? back door,
ami as he made sand fly tho
party fired again. Next day Grady made
nis appearance, vet, under difficulties, as he
had lieen shot. Und# Jim suspected parties
of doing the work, and had them arrested.
War rants on both side* were issued, and
at the trial before tho juxtitx?, Grady was
bound over till tho next day, uncle Jim
standing the bond; but when the sun rose
the wounded negro had gone, A few hours
later a party of armed men from South
Carolina roue up und asked for Grady, stat
ing that "he had outrageously attempted a
erimo upon a white lady of Carolina.”
Nothing has been heard of Grady since he
groaned under the roof of frieudly, yet un
fortunate uncle Jim.
Tallahasse is enjoying the best of health.
A daily paper is to be started at Tallahas
THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY. AUGUST 20, 1837.
The colored people of MonticellO are talk
ing aliout organizing a military company.
Hanford, with a population of 3,500, has
had but twenty-nine deaths in the past two
The total assessment of city property in
Sanford will amount to almost, if not fully,
William R. Bell, an old citizen of Jeffer
son, residing near Aucilla, died during the
Cotton is said to be opening rapidly in
Leon county, and plantar* are now kept
busy gathering the fleecy staple.
A camp meeting, to begin Sept. 15 and
continue live day's, has been arranged by
the A. M. E. church, to be held at Kissim
The indications at present are that there
will be a large number of aspirants for the
various offices to be filled in Jefferson county
li. B. Lord, of Sanford, has received the
contract for supplying clocks to all stations
on the several divisions of the Jacksonville,
Tanqia and Key' AVest railway.
David Robinson, of Lake Bradford, com
plains that alligators aro feasting on his
nogs. He has rubbed up his old rifle and is
preparing to go on the warpath.
Gov. Perry has issued his proclamation
offering a reward of SIOO for the arrest of
Lee Bates, who recently brutally murdered
Jim Shackelford, in Leon county'.
Th(? foundation of the roundhouse at the
Savannah, Florida and Western railroad
shops at Orlando is almost finished, and tho
framo is being gotten out us rapidly us pos
Eight boxes of lemons were shipped to
I'alntka Wednesday by W. W. Hawkins, of
Lake George, four of which were sold for
$5 each. The remainder were shipped to
W. S. Webb, of the “Florida on Wheels”
advertising scheme, is collecting photo
graphs of all the Florida editors, to be
framed and placed on exhibition in his
On Tuesday last Mr. Brock brought a bale
of cotton to Chipley and sold it to Brush &
Cos., for the first bale, at o%c. A few min
utes later J N. Daniel & Cos. bought another
“first bale” for B%c.
Some of tho machinery aliout the Ice fac
tory, at Tallahassee, got out of order last
Saturday, and caused an ice famine during
the very hottest weather that has been ex
perienced here this year.
Fred Balcora, General Manager of the
American Refrigerating Company, of Har
risburg, Pa., was in Hanford last Saturday
with a possible view of establishing a cold
storage warehouse there.
The Monticello Constitution calls the at
tention of business men to the fact, that if
they desire a local paper continued in Mon
ticello, they must extend to the Constitution
a more generous patronage.
It is said that Alex Jones, the duplex
murderer now awaiting trial in Loon county
jail, suddenly and very unexpectedly be
come intensely insane last week after a long
consultation with his attorney.
Maj. Edgar, at present Principal of the
Arkansas Industrial College, has been
elected Principal of the West Florida Semi
nary, at Tallahassee. Maj. Edgar taught
school in Tallahasse before the war.
L. Q. C. Lingo and Tom M. Harp each
brought a bale of cotton to Monticello last
Thursday, and sold the same to J. C. Turner
& Cos., who classed tho same ns low mid
dling, and paid per pound for it.
(Juite a number of Pensacolians, as well
as many health seekers from Alabama, are
siiending the hot weather at Bayou Grande,
and all are enthusiastic in their praise of the
many attractions offered by that locality os
a summer resort.
A big potato crop has lieen planted in
Leon county this year. Even if the other
crops had not been so good as they are, with
their cellars well filled with sweet potatoes,
our fannies would be as independent as a
fiddler at high tide.
It is stated that Adam L. Eicholberger
has 3,000 boxes of lemons on his trees in
Idlewild Grove, on Lake Panasoffkee, and
will commence shipping at once. At pres
ent prices, Mr. Eiehelberger’s crop should
bring him in some $20,000.
Dogs, like people, ore sometimes very pe
culiar. There is one not far from Leesburg
that is very fond of hams (sugar-cured), but
will take smoked rather than go without.
Last week he succeeded in purloining three,
the largest weighing fourteen pounds.
The post office at DeFuniak Springs was
struck tw lightning Thursday. Dr. J. I*.
Allnsi, John Chisholm, J. B. MeElwain, IV.
C. Shugart and T. C. Cochrane wore
severely injured. Chisholm’s recovery is
doubtful. The damage to the building ami
stock is S4OO.
At Tallahassee a portion of the State print
ing was let Wednesday to tho lowest bidder.
The TVmes-Union, C. W. DaCosta, Flori
dian, I'alatka News, News-Herald, and
Tallahasscean were the only bidders. The
Times-Union offering tho lowest bid was
awarded the contract at $7Bl.
Abe Simon, of Tallahassee, has two curi
osities—one agricultural aud the other me
chanical. The former is a pumpkin thaff
weighs 104 pounds, grown in this county,
and the second is a mechanical monkeyfhat
plays a violin and furnishes excellent music.
It was manufactured iu Europe aud given
to Mr. Simon.
Pensacola Commercial: The two-board
walk around Gov. Perry’s bull pen has suc
cumbed to exhausting influences, and is in
the last stages of dilapidation. If the city
recognizes the Governor s right to this land,
ho should be required to keep up the side
walks in common with the common run of
The skins of elevon wild cats were brought
to Montieello last week, and presented to
the County Judge. He declined to give the
certificates as provided by law, as the
statutes have not reached him, but made a
record thereof, and will supply the neces
sary documents so soon os he comes in
possession of the statues.
Messrs. Mayor &• Middough formally
opened their factory and drykUn at Long
wood Thursday. Prayer was offered by the
Rev. L. C. Partridge, after which all pres
ent partook of a splendid dinner which had
been prepared by the ladies of Lougwood
ami vicinity. After the repast tho machin
ery was put in operation.
The Tavares, Orlando and Apopka rail
road lias secured a contract for carrying
the State troops to aud from their encamp
ment at Pablo next week. The regular ex
cursion rates from Orlando during the en
campment will lie si for the round trip.
Company C, of Orlando, leaves on next Mon
day evening by special train.
The lia.se hall tournament, to have l>een
held at Sanford next week, has lieen post
poned till Monday, Oct. 1? Several of the
loading clubs could not enter on accmuit of
some of their members being also Guards,
who are compelled to go into camp during
next week at Pablo. The tournament will
come off in October and with more than
five clubs in the list.
J. H. Arnold brought to Orlando, Wed
nesday, specimens or rice grown on tin* St.
Cloud farm, about fourteen miles south of
there. The heads are full and heavy, and
wore pul lei l at random from a rice field of
150 acres at Bt. Cloud farm. Mr. Arnold
states that on the same form there is grow
ing 110 acres of almost matured sugar cane
of as fine quality and size as any he lias
Unprincipled men of Tampa are circula
ting a false report that during the Are in
Tampa the ladies of Tampa went about the
streets praying to God to burn down all tho
saloons in the city, and that a temperance
man tried to cut the hose when the firemen
went to turn tho water oil Iluneoek's *u
loon, aud that ho was only prevented from
doing so by a policeman drawing his pistol
and threatening to shoot him.
A Washington physician claims to have
discovered a substitute for food. It is n
trail-parent liquid, said to be tasteless, re
gain hfiiig clear water. Mrs. Doe, of Talla
hassee, has been taking it for sixteen ilays,
without any food, and says that she has not
euxirienowi the slurtittet niton musuoo
from her fast. She had been suffering ter
ribly with nervous dyspefisia and this was
i ecommended to rest the digestive organs.
Messrs. Anno <& Browne, and Foster and
Gunby are employed by the widow of the
late J B. Simmons, of Kissimmee, to enter
an action against the Mutual Life Insurance
Company of New York to recover $5,000
due on her late husband's life policy and
the suit will be entered at once. The action
is rendered necessary through the Com
pany’s refusal to pay the policy for nearly a
year from the date ot Mr. Simmons’ death.
A. H. Merrill, who has for a year or two
past been stenographer in the general
freight and ticket office of the South Florida
railroad, has tendered his resignation, to
take effect Oct. 1. He has linen appointed
Deputy Grand Master Workman, for the
Georgia jurisdiction, of the A. O. U. W.,
and will assume the duties of the office Oct.
1. His work will call him into Alabama,
Mississippi, North and South Carolina and
During the week of prayer, which ended
Sunday night, the collections for foreign
missions by tho Leesburg Methodist church
amounted to SSO, of which sl2 15 was col
lected by the Sunday school. The total col
lections for foreign missions to date amount
to sll7 80; and considering that the church
was assessed for only 350, it is a fine show
ing and speaks highly both for the church
and the energetic pastoral care of Rev. F.
The county seat question is again being
“worked up’’ at DeLanil. Four years ago
an election was held for the purpose of
voting on the removal of the county seat.
At that election, although the town was then
in its infancy, it received a handsome plu
rality, but failed to get the necessary ma
jority of all votes cast, Enterprise, the
present county seat, is situated in the ex
treme southwest corner of the county, and
is very inconvenient to ali parties except
the citizens of that place.
Webster is divided on the question of lo
cating the public school. A portion of the
people want it a mile and a half east of
town; others favor a point an equal dis
tance south, while the immediate citizens
want it placed in the town limits. Several
meetings held to effect a compromise have
failed in their object, and accordingly
Webster is likely to have several schools.
The citizens have determined to build a
large school house, 30 by 00 feet in size and
two stories high, and locate it in town, and
they have an appropriation of $.50 a month
for tho teacher’s salary.
The arrival of several schooners at Key
AVest Tuesday morning brought the news
that the British steamship Intrepid, bound
from Marlborough, Bag., to New Orleans,
loaded with railroad iron, had ran ashore
on Ixmg Key on the morning of Aug. 11.
Assistance was rendered her by six schoon
ers. After throwing over about 700 bars of
iron they managed to float her. For the
assistance given by the wreckers the Cap
tain offered $7,000. This sum being consid
ered too small, it was mutually' agreed that
two of the wreckers should go with the
steamer to New Orleans, where the matter
would beladjusted. Capt. Ben Haunders,
of the Pelican, and Tom Sweeting were
selected to go on.
Fleming Howard, colored, was standing
near the boarding cars that were sidetracked
at Chipley last (Sunday when the foreman
of the gang, J. B. Hilbert by name, came
along and in a joking way proposed to
“board"’ him. To tuis Howard objected,
saying that he didn’t feel like playing, but
Holbert continued in his attempt to whip
Howard, calling on several of the hands to
help him Howard picked up an axe and
tola them to let him alone as he did not want
to play. Holbert then picked up a stick
and attempted to strike Howard, who
dropped the ax. Ilolbert called for his pis
tol,'which was handed to him from the car,
and with it in his hand chased Howard,
shooting at him four or five times. Holbert
Railroad circles at Leesburg were consid
erably astonished last Friday by a feat per
formed by conductor W. F. Morrow, who
brought down tho Florida Railway and
Navigation night express, which arrives
here at sa. m. As bis train approached
Eldorado, on Lake Harris, three miles out,
the track spread and thirteen pairs of trucks,
including those under the tender, were de
railed. He telegraphed to headquarters
that he would get his train on and away in
two hours, whereat there was a grand laugh
at his expense all the way from Eldorado to
Fernandlna. Within an hour, however, he
fot his train on the track and rushed into
nvares with flying colors, so to speak, and
a prolonged whistle of triumph, while all
the rest of the railroad fellows wondered
vvlmt the dickens they had been laughing
At Key West, Sunday night, some un
known parties tried to set fire to the grocery
store of Miguel Encinozn that is located on
the corner of Simonton and Virginia streets,
in Gatoville. To carry out their scheme
they saturated with kerosene oil the front
door aud poured the same liquid under the
doors. They wore just about setting a
match to it whep someone passed, and
they being frightened ran away. A few
days ago the Equator denounced several at
tempts to fire some buildings belonging to
E. H, Onto, situated near the old street car
station. The next day a house, adjoining a
gambling den, on Simonton street, near
■ato’s factory, was also discovered to lie on
fire, but tho names were extinguished by
Mr. Gatos watchman. Monday, another
alarm of fire was sounded. The fire proved
to be in the street car stables, in the hay
loft, and had it not been for the early dis
covery the stables would probably have
been burned, with a large number of mules.
Hay was found to be saturated with kero
There is troublo in Ellinger’s cigar factory
at Key West. The trouble commenced by
the American girls claiming that a Cuban
cigar maker had used abusive language to
ward them, and they refused to work un
less or explanation was made.
This report was carried up-stairs to the
American cigar makers by Albert Thomp
son, foreman of the pickers’ room, as he
first came up, and was joined by Charlie
Johnson, foreman of the cigar makers.
Thompson told them about what the girls
claimed, and said it was so. He tola tho
American cigar makers that they
should strike, aud he would join
them. That lie would lock up the doors of
the pickers’ room and give the key up, and
that he would stick by thorn, further claim
ing that he could get American girls for
pickers instead of men. (He had a knife in
his waistband, and when asked what he was
going to do with it, he said he wanted to
kill a Cuban.) The American boys agreed
to do ns Thoiniison advised, and they went
out on a strike; the Cubans followed. It
was then that a committee of six were ap
pointed to adjust the difference—three
Americans and throe Cubans. Albert Thomp
son was one of the Americans selected. The
committee agreed that the Cuban who hail
used the insulting language should he dis
charged. This was acceptable to the Ameri
cium, but the Cubans would not agree, so
it ended in tho Americans solely going to
work, and all the Cubans remaining out.
Thus things wept on smoothly until Wednes
day ol tlxis week, when Alriert Thonqisoii
and Charles Johnson, foremen of the re
sjieetive rooms, had a pei-sonal .trouble.
This ended in Thompson refusing to give
any more oigai's to tho American
girls to pick, hence sixty men have
I wen thrown out of employment, lie
sides the girls who are working in
the factory. Mr. Valdez refuses to dis
charge either of the foremen, us they were
left here by Mr. Ellinger when he went to
New York. The liny-- feel very much an
noyed that Albert Thompson, who was
ringleader of the strike, should now lie
upheld, while they are to tie the sufferers.
It is thought hv them that it is simply a
plot to get the Cuban force on again, and
that Thompson understands it and is help
ing the thing along.
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OCEAN STEAMSIP COMPANY
New York, Boston and Philadelphia.
PASSAGE TO NEW YORK.
CABIN S2O 00
EXCURSION 32 00
STEERAGE 10 00
PASSAGE TO BOSTON.
CABIN S2O 00
EXCURSION 32 00
STEERAGE 10 00
PASSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA.
(via New Yean).
CABIN $22 50
EXCURSION 36 00
STEERAGE 12 SO
THE magnificent steamships of these linos
are appointed to sail as follows—standard
TO NEW YORK.
NACOOCIIEE, Capt. F. Kempton, SUNDAY,
Auk. 21, at 7 A. M.
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith, TUES
DAY, Aug. 23. at 8:30 p. m.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. W. H. Fisher, FRI
DAY, Aug. 26. at 12 M.
CHATTAHOOCHEE. Capt. H C. Daggett,
SUNDAY, Aug. 28, at 2 p. as.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. H. C. Lewis, THURS
DAY, Aug. 18. at sp. M.
GATE CITY, Capt. E. R. Taylor, THURSDAY,
Aug. 25, 11 A. as.
[poll FREIGHT ONLY.]
JUNIATA, Capt. S. L. Asiu.ns, SATURDAY,
Aug. 20, at 6:30 p. at.
DESSOUG, Capt. N. F. Howes, SATURDAY.
Aug. 27, at 1 p. m.
Through hills of lading given to Eastern and
Northwestern points and to ports of the United
Kingdom and the Continent.
For freight or passage apply to
C. G. ANDERSON, Agent,
City Exchange Building.
Merchants’ and Miners’ Transportation Com’y.
CABIN sl2 50
SECOND CABIN 10 00
, ''' —* \ j
THE STEAMSHIPS of this Company are ap
pointed to sail from Savannah for Balti
more as follows—city time:
WM. CRANE. Capt. Billups, SATURDAY,
August 20, at 8 A. M.
WM. LAWRENCE. Capt. Snow, THURSDAY,
August 25, at 12 M.
WM CRANE. Capt. Billot*, TUESDAY, Au
gust 30, at 5 p. m.
WM. LAWRENCE, Capt. Snow, MONDAY,
Sept. 3, at 9 A. M.
And from Baltimore on the days above named
at 3 p. M.
Through bills lading given to all points West,
all the manufacturing towns in New England,
and to ports of the United Kingdom and tho
JAS. B. WEST & CO., Agents,
114 Bay street.
S K .A. ISLAND ROU 'UK.
STEAMER DAVID CLARK,
Capt. M P. USINA,
YtnLL LEAVE Savannah from wharf foot of
VV Ijncoln stieet for DOBOY, DARIEN,
BRUNSWICK and FERNANDINA. every TUES
DAY anil FRIDAY at p. m., city time, con
necting at Savannah with New York, Philadel
phia, Boston and Baltimore steamers, at Fer
nandina with rail for Jacksonville anil nil points
in Florida, and at Brunswick with steamer for
No freight received after 5 p. m. on days of
Freight not signed for 24 hours after arrival
will be at risk ot consignee.
Tickets on wharf anil boat.
C. WILLIAMS, Agent.
SEMI-WEEKLY LINE FOR COHEN’S BLUFF
AND WAY LANDINGS.
THE steamer ETHEL. Capt. W. T. Gibson.will
leave for above MONDAYS and THURS
DAYS at 0 o’clock p. m. Returning arrive
WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS at 8 o’clock
p. m. For information, etc., anply to
W. T. GIBSCiN, Manager.
Wharf foot of Drayton street.
For Augusta and Way Landings.
S T 1-; AM K U K A TIE,
Capt. J. S. BEVII.L,
VI *ILL leave EVERY WEDNESDAY at 10
v v o'clock a. M. (city time) for Augusta and
All freights payable by shippers.
PLANT STEAMSHIP LINE.
Tamptt, Key West, Havana.
Lv Tampa Monday and Thursday 9:30 p. m.
Ar Key West Tuesday and Friday 4 p. m.
Ar Havana Wednesday anil Saturday 6 a. m.
Lv Havana Wednesday and Saturday noon.
Lv Key West Wednesday and Saturday 10 p.m.
Ar Tampa Thursday and Sunday ti p. iu.
Connecting at Tampa w ith West India Fast
Train to and from Northern and Eastern cities.
For stateroom accoimnietations apply to City
Ticket ofHois ti., k'. A W. U'y, Jacksonville, or
Agent Plant Steamship Line, Tampa.
C. I>. OWENS. Traffic Manager.
H. S. HAINES, General Manager.
M*Y 1. 1887.
Bluffton and Beaufort Line
Wharf Foot of Abercorn Stieet.
CTEAMER SEMINOLE leaves for BhifTton,
1~ Beaufort and Way Landings F.VERY THEM
DAY at 9a. m. EVERY THURSDAY for Beau
fort end Way Landings at 11 a. in. For bluff
toil EVERY (SATURDAY it2r.il
H. A. SrXROBHAR.
East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia R.H
The Quickest and Shortest Line
Savannah & Atlanta.
COMMENCING July 24. 1887, the following
Schedule will be in effect:
Lvßavannah 7:(Wam 1:30 pm 7:35 pm
Ar Jesup 8:42 aui 3:20 p m 9:55 pm
Lv Jesup 8:35 pm 3:30 am
Ar Brunswick 5:35 pm 6:ooam
Lv Jesup B:soam 11:07 pm
Ar East man 12:12 pm 2:00 am
AT Cochran 12:53 p m 2:87 a m
Ar Hawkinsriile. 2:00 pm 11:45 am
Lv llawkiusville.. 10:05 a m 11:15 a m
Ar Macon 2:20 pm 3:55 a in
Lv Macon 2:25 pm 4:00 am
Ar Atlanta 5:45 bm 7:20 am
Lv Atlanta 6:00 pm 1:00pm 7:85 am
Ar Homs 9:00 pm 4:10 pm 10:40 am
Ar Dalton 10:22 pm 5:80 pm 12:00 n n
Ar Chattanooga 7:00 pin 1:85 pm
I.V Chattanooga... 9:30a in lo:Oti pm
Ar Knoxville 1:50 pm 2:00 a m
Ar Bristol 7:515 p m 6:20 am
Ar Roanoke 2:15 am 12:45 pm
Ar Natural Bridge. 3:54 am 2:29 pm
Ar Waynesboro ... 6:20 am 4:20 pm
At Luray 7:soam 6:43pm
Ar Shenando'J’n.. 10:53 a m 9:35 pm
Ar Hagerstown 11:55pm 10:30 pin .......
Ar Harrisburg 3:Blpm 1:20 am .
Ar Philadelphia 6:50 pm 4:45 am
Ar New York 9:35 pm 7:00 am
Lv Hagerstown 12:50noon
Ar Baltimore 3:45 pm
Ar Philadelphia. .. 7:49 pm
Ar New York 10:&5pm
Lv Roanoke 2:20 am 12:30 noon
Ar Lynchburg 4:30 am 2:45 pm
Ar AVashington 12:00noon 9:40 pm
Ar Baltimore 1:27 p m 11:35 p m
Ar Philadelphia... 3:47 pm 8:00 am
Ar New York. ... 6:20 pm 6:20 am
Lv Lynchburg 6:15 am 8:05 pm
Arßurkvllie 9:20 am 5:27 pm
Ar Petersburg 11:10am 7:lspm
Ar Norfolk 2:25 pm 10:00 p m
Via Memphis and < 'barleston K. K.
Lv Chattanooga... 9:25 am 7:10 pm
Ar Memphis 9:15 pm 6:10 am
Ar Little Rock 7:10 am 12:63 pm
’ VlaK. 0., F. S. and G. R. it.
Lv Memphis 10:30 am
Ar Kansas City 7:40 a m
Via Cin. So. Wy
Lv Chattanooga... 8:40 a m i :10 pm
Ar. Louisville 6:4>spm 6:30 am
Ar Cincinnati 7:00 pm 6:50 ain
Ar Chicago 6:50 am 6:50 pm
Ar St. Louis 7:45am 6:4opm
Train leaving Savannah 7:85 p in, arriving at
Chattanooga 1:35 p m, makes close connection
with hi. C. & S. L. for Sewanee, Monteagle,
Nashville, St. Louisaud Chicago.
Train leaving Savannah at 7:06 am, Macon at
2:25 p m and Atlanta at 6:00 p m is fast train for
the East, and goes directly via Cleveland, car
rying through sleeper to Knoxville, making
close connection at Cleveland with train leaving
Chattanooga at 10:00 p m.
Pullman sleepers leave as follows- Savannah at
7:85 p m for Macon and Atlanta, Atlanta at 6:00 p
m for Knoxville. Rome at 4:10 p m for Washing
ton via Lynchburg: Chattanooga at 10:00 p in
for Washington via Lynchburg: also one for
New York via Shenandoah Valley, and at 9:30
a m for Washington via Lynchburg; Chatta
nooga at 7:10 p m for Little Rock; Brunswick at
8:30 p m for Atlanta; Jacksonville at 7 p. m. for
B. W. WRENN, G. P. & T. A.,
L. J. ELLIS, A. G. P. A.. Atlanta.
SAVANNAH LND TY BEE RAILWAY.
COMMENCING SATURDAY, July 16, 1887, the
following schedule will be in effect;
No. 3. No. 1. No. 5. No. 7.*
nah 10:30am 3:00 pm 6:oopm 9:50 pm
Ar.Tybee.ll:4sam 4:15 pm 7:00 p m 11:05 p m
No. 2. No. 4. No. 6. No. B.*
Lv.Tybee. 7:ooam 4:ospm 9:lspm 8:00pm
nah B:lsam 6:20 pm 10:25 pm 9:lopm
‘Trains 7 and 8 Sundays only.
AU trains leave Savannah from Savannah and
T.vbee depot, In S., F. and W. yard, east of pas
senger depot Leave Tybee from Ocean House.
Band plays at Tybee Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays, leaving Savannah on the 3 p. u. train,
leaving Tybee on last train.
Tickets on sale at depot ticket office, and at
Fernandez's Cigar Store, corner Bull and
Broughton streets C. O. HAINES, Supt.
Savannah, July 15, 1887.
City and Suburban Railway.
Savannah, Ga., May 31. 1887.
ON and after WEDNESDAY, June Ist, the
following schedule will be run on the Out
LEAVE ARRIVE I LEAVE ISLE LEAVE
CITY. CITY. OF HOPE. [ MONTGOMERY
*6:55 6:42 6:20
10:25 8:40 8:15 7:50
“3:25 2:00 1:30 1:00
t7:15 6:61 6:15 5 45
There will be no early train from Isle of Hope
on Sunday morning.
‘For Montgomery only. Passengers for Isle
of Hope go via Montgomery without extra
charge. This train affords parents a cheap ex
cursion before breakfast for youug children
“This 3:25 p. M. train last out of city Sunday
tOn Saturdays this train leaves citv at 7:43
p.M. J. H. JOHNSTON.
GAsT FIXTURES, HOSE, ETC.
JOES NICOLSOE, Jr.
GLOBES & SHADES.
M ill Supplies.
Hydrant, Steam and Suction
IRON PIPES AND FITTINGS,
Lift and Force Pumps.
30 and 33 Dravton St.
At tlit- Bnslness, and up
with the Music ull ttic Time.
GEO. N. NICHOLS,
Kverythln* complete for tlie
nt-Mt Work. No nloucliv work*
mcu. Mo poor work.
SOHE U ULE
Savannah. Ga.. July 8, 1887.
ON and after this date Passenger Trains will
run daily unless marked t, which are daily,
The standard time, by which these trains run,
is 86 minutes slower than Savannah city time:
No.T No.'B. No. 5. No. 7.
Lv Savannah. .7:10 am 8:20 pm 5:15 pm 5:40 pm
Ar Guyton 8:07 am 6:40 pm
Ar Milton 9:40 am 11:08 pm 7:30 pm 8:45 pm
Ar Augusta, .t1:45 pm 4:ooam 9:85 pm
Ar Macon 1:40 pm 3:20 am
Ar Atlanta... .5:40 pm 7:15 am
Ar Columbus .9:30 pm 2:45 pin
Ar Montg’ry. .7:25 am 7:o9pm ....
Ar Eufaula.. 4:33 am 8:50 pm
Ar Albany-. 10:00pin 2:43pm
Train No. !)t leaves Savannah 2:'10 p. m,; ar
nves Guyton 2:55 p. m.
Passengers for Sylvania, WrightsviUe, Mil
ledgeville andEatouton should take 7:10 a. m.
Passengers for Thomaston, Carrollton, Perry,
Fort Gaines, Talbotton, Buena Vista, Blakelv
and Clayton should take the 8:20 p. m. train.
No. ft No. 4. No. ti" NoTa"
Lv Augusta. 10:00 pm 6:00 am
Lv Macon.. .10:85 am 10:30 pm
Lv Atlanta . 6:50 am 6:sopm ’.III !
LvColumbus 11:0O pm 12:45 pm ”..
LvMoutg’ry. 7:25 pm 7:40 am ’
Lv Eufaula. .10:15 pm 10:49 am
Lv Albany.. s:osam 11:55am
Lv Milieu... 2:28 pm 8:10 am 8:15 am 5:20 am
Lv Guyton.. 4:03 pm 5:01 am 9:40 am 6:58 am
Ar Savannah 5:00 pm 6:15 am 10:30 am 8:00 am
Train No. 101 leaves Guyton 3:10 p. m.; arrives
Savannah 4:25 p. m.
Sleeping ears on all night trains between Sa
vannah, Augusta, Macon and Atlanta, also Ma
con and Columbus.
Train No. 3, leaving Savannah at 8:20 p. m.,
will stop regularly at Guyton, but at no other
point to put off passengers between Savannah
Train No. 4 will stop on signal at stations be
tween Millen and Savannah to take on passen
gers for Savannah.
Train No. 5 will stop on signal at stations be
tween Savannah and Millen to take on passen
gers for Augusta or points on Augusta branch.
Train No. 6 will stop between Millen and Sa
vannah to put off passengers from Augusta and
points on Augusta branch.
Connections at Savannah wit h Savannah,
Florida and Western Railway for all points ia
Tickets for all points and sleeping car berths
on sale at City Oflice, No. 20 Bull street, and
Depot Office 30 minutes before departure of
J. C. SHAW. G. A. WHITEHEAD,
Ticket Agent. Gen. Pass. Agent.
Savannah, Florida & Western Railway.
[All trains on this road are run by Central
npiME CARD IN EFFECT JUNE 19, 1887.
X Passenger trains on this road will run daily
WEST INDIA FAST MAIL.
READ DOWN. READ UP.
7:o6ani Lv Savannah Ar 12:06pm
12:30 pm Lv Jacksonville Lv 7:00 am
4.40 pm Lv ..Sanford Lv I:lsam
9:00 pm Ar Tampa Lv 8:00 pm
PLANT STEAMSHIP LINE.
Monday and I , Tarnnft A , jThursand
Tlmrs. pmf Gv... Tampa... .Ar -j Sun pm
Tuesday and I , K Wes , T v [ Wed. and
Friday..p ra fAr . Key west. .Lv f , p m
Wedueß. and I ~ T ANARUS„ (Wed. and
Sat ami Ar. Havana. .Lv fSat . noon
Pullman buffet cars to and from New Y'ork
NEW ORLEANS EXPRESS.
7:o6am Lv Savannah Ar 7:58 pm
8:42 am Lv Jesup Ar 6:16 pm
9:50 a m Ar Waycross Lv 5:05 pm
11:26am Ar Callahan Lv 2:47pm
12:00 noonAr Jacksonville Lv 2:05 p m
7:ooam Lv Jacksonville Ar 7:45pm
10:15 am Lv Waycross Ar 4:40 p m
12:04 pin Lv Valdosta Lv 2:56 p m
12:34 p m Lv Quitman Lv 2:28 p m
I:22pm Ar Thomasville... Lv I:4spm
3:35 pm Ar Bainbridge Lv 11:25 am
4:I>1 pm Ar Chattahoochee... .Lv 11:30am
Pullman buffet cars to and from Jacksonvilla
and Now York, to and from Waycross and New
Orleans via Pensacola.
EAST FLORIDA EXPREBS.
I:3opm Lv Savannah Ar 12:06pm
3:2opm Lv Jesup Lv 10:32am
4:40 p m Ar. ... .Waycross Lv 9:23ain
7:43 pm Ar Jacksonville Lv 7:00 am
4:lspm Lv Jacksonville Ar 9:45am
7:20 pin Lv Waycross Ar 6:85 a m
8:31 p m Ar... .... Dupont Lv 5:30 ara
3:25 p in Lv ... ..Lake City Ar 10:45 a m
3:45pm Lv .Gainesville Ar 10:80am
ti:sspm Lv live Oak.. Ar 7:loam
8:40 pm Lv Dupont A r 5:25 a m
10:65 p m Ar ’nmmasvillt) Lv 3:25 a m
I:22am Ar Albany Lv 1:85 am
Pullman buffet care to and from Jacksonville
.and St. Louis via ThomasviUe, Albany, Mont
gomery and Nash villa.
7:35 pm Lv Savannah Ar 6:10 am
10:05 p m Lv Jesup Lv 3:15 a m
7:20 ain Ar Atlanta Lv 7:05 pm
12: Oam Ar Waycross.. . Lv 12:10am
5:30 a m Ar Jacksonville, ... .Lv 9:00 pin
9:00 pm Lv Jacksonville,,.. .Ar 5:30 a m
I:osam Lv Waycross.., Ar 11:30 pm
2:3oam Ar Dupont Lv 10:05pm
7:loam Ar Live Oak. .7... .Lv 6:66pm
10:30a ni Ar Gainesville Lv 3:45 pm
1” 45 am Ar Lake City....... Lv B:9s pm
2:55 a m Lv Dupont Ar 9:85 p m
6:30a in Ar ThomasvlDe Lv 7:00 p m
11:40am Ar Albany Lv 4:oopui
Stops at all regular stations. Pullman
sleeping cars to und from Jacksonville and Sa
vannah and to and from Savannah and Atlanta
6:05a m Lv Waycross Ar 7:00 pm
10:85 a m Ar Thomasville Lv 2:15 p m
Stops at all regular and flag stations.
8:45 pmLv Savannah Ar 8:30 am
6:10p mAr Jesup .Lv 5:25 a ia.
Stops at all regular and flag (stations.
At Savannah for Charleston at 6:45 am, (ar
rive Augusta via Ycmassee at 12:30 p m), 1 Jeff
p m and 8:28 p m; for Augusta and Atlanta at
7:00 a in, 5:16 p in and 8:20 p rn; with sleamstilps
for New York Sunday, Tuesday anil Friday; for
Boston Thursday; for Baltimore every fifth day.
At JESUP for Brunswick at 3:30 a in and B:3*
p m; for Macon and Atlanta 10:30 a m and 11:07
At WAYCROSSfor Brunswick at 10:00a mand
5:05 p m.
At CALLAHAN for Fernandinaat 2:47 pm;
for Waldo Cedar Key, Ocala, etc , at 1127 a m.
At LIVE OAK for Madison, Tallahassee, etc.,
at 10:58 a in and 7:3) p m.
AtOAINESVILLF for Ocala, Tavares, Brooks
ville and Tampa at 10:55 a m.
At ALBANY for Atlauta, Macon, Montgom
ery, Mobile, New Orleans. Nashville, etc.
At CHATTAHOOCHEE for Pensacola, Mobile,
New Orleans at 4:14 p m.
Tickets sold and sleeping car berths secured
at BREN’S Ticket Office, and at the Passenger
WM. P. HARDEE, Gen. Foss. Agent.
R. G. FLEMING Superintendent
Charleston k Savannah Railway Cos.
CONNECTIONS made at Savannah with Sa
vannah, Florida and Western Railway.
Trains l ave and arrive at Savannah by stand
ard time (90th meridian), which is 38 minute*
slower than city time.
No. 14* 38t 66* 78*
Lv Sav'h .18:20 p m 4:00 p m 6:45 a m 8:23 p m
Ai Augusta 12:3) p m
Ar Beaufort 6:08 pm 10:15 am
Ar I*. Royal 0:20 pm 10:3) am
Ar Al'dale. 7:40 p m 8:15 pm 10:20 am
Ar Cba'stou 4:43 p m 6:20 pin 11:40 a m 1:86 m
31* 85* 87*
Lv C'ha’slon 7:10 a m 8:85 p m 4:00 ain
Lv Augusta 12:85 p
Lv Al'dnJe 5:10 ain 3:07 pm
Lv P. Royal. 7:ooam 8:00pm
Lv Heanloit 7:12 a m 2:15 pm
Ar Sav’h.. .10:15 am 6:58 p m 6:41 a in
*Dsily between Savannah and Charleston.
Traill No. 78 make* no connection with Port
Koval uud Augusta Railway, and stops only at
Riageland, Green Pond and Ra venal. Train 14
stops only at Yemitssee and Green Pond, and
connects for Beaufort and Port Royal dally, and
for Allendale dally, except Sunday. Trains 35
and 66 counert from and for Beaufort and Port
lor ticket*, sleeping car reservations and all
other information apply to WM. BREN,
Special Ticket Agent. 22 Bull street, and at
( 'narleaUin and Savannah railway ticket office,
i Savannah, Florida ani Western Railway
depot C. S. GADSDEN, Dupfc
- Jim* 9. Itfdf.