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CORONERS’ QUEER WAYS.
HOW DEATHS ARE INVESTIGATED
IN. NEW YORK.
peculiar Cases In the History of the
Coroners’ Office—Angie Belmont’s
Suicide—How a Vanderbilt’s Death
May be a Source of Revonue—Care
lessness and Crime Concealed.
New York, Aug. 27.—Just at sunset one
day not long ago a loud explosion in a shaft
of the new aqueduct, near Inwood, broke
with deadly force upon the still air. Im
mediately following came the shrieks of men
in agony, followed by moans, and then all
Workmen at other points came running
to the shaft with blanched faec6 and waited
in suspense while the huge bucket slowly
ascended from the dark hole in the ground.
Soon it came into view. The men in the
shaft had been fortunate this time. Only
two of the ten men working in the darkness
had been hurt by the premature explosion.
They were terribly burned and their chances
of recovery were slight.
The accident was so ordinary an occur
rence that only a few of the workmen re
mained to assist in removing the wounded
men to the flat cars on the Hudson River
Railroad. A surgeon who was called did
what he could to alleviate the sufferings of
the poor wretches and then they were put
on stretchers on the cars. In this manner
they were transferred to New York like any
' ' ‘a
Arrived at the Grand Central depot they
remained in the ears until an ambulance
was summoned from St. Fr ancis' Hospital.
At the hospital it was found that recovery
was out of the question, so they were
transferred to Bellevue. Three hours had
now elapsed since the explosion had oc
Of course they died. The only mystery is
that they lived so long. But the life of “a
slave of the aqueduct” is cheap in the eyes
of the employer, and the Coroner summoned
to investigate the deaths of these men
simply announced in his report: “Cause of
death, accident.” Further investigation he
did not deem necessary. It would not be
well to throw too much light upon tho num
ber of deaths that occur through care
lessness in the aqueduct, nor upon the
brutal manner in which the wounded are
The men who employ these workmen at a
miserable pittance are wealthy contractors,
and their money is undoubtedly freely used
in keeping the veil over the disagreeable
happenings in the work. The men are
mostly ignorant Italians and know no better
than to accept what treatment is ac
corded them. The Coroner’s duty in
these coses is plain, and it they were officially
investigated, undoubtedly matters would at
once improve. No doubt the four Coroners
have substantial reasons for not exerting
This is not tne only field in which the ac
tions of the New York Cor oriel's seem open
to suspicion. The salary of $5,000 received
by a Coroner would never tempt some of
the meji who have held, or do hold, that
position. The expenses of obtaining the
nomination and election amount to more
than half that sum. The duties are very
onerous and the honor is very slight.
There are many ways in which the
Coroner can add to his income by a little
finessing; and, if the word of most of their
brother politicians is to be accepted,
they are not slow in taking advantage of
The railroads that in any manner touch
New York are, for instance, very kind to
the Coroners. Annual passes are so com
mon that ordinarily a Coroner's desk is full
of them. It is notorious that nearly every
Coroner for years liack has traveled only on
passes. Nor, if there is any truth in ap
pearances and common rumor, is that the
only manner in which the railroads show
their affection for the Coroner's office.
Asa result, of course, very little ever
comes of the Coroners’ investigations into
deaths on the railroads. 1 have known of
half a dozen deaths occurring on one rail
road in this city in one week, two of which
happened in one day. Each death was re
ported as accidental by tho Coroner who in
vestigated them, and not a word of censure
was heard against the railroad company that
was so careless in switching its trains within
tho city limits as to run over six people in
Sometimes, in a very startling railroad
accident where the people are thoroughly
aroused, the Coroners bestir themselves. But
their activity is more or loss feigned and
blows over os soon ns the public, which is
too busy in this great city to remember such
a thing very long, quiots down.
The death of Raymond Rogers Belmont,
son of August Belmont, the wealthy
banker, ana of William H. Vanderbilt,
illustrate another means of income
thoroughly recognized by the official death
j u - 1 isseis
TIIK BELMONT CASK.
The statements given to the public in the
termer na*e were to tho effect that young
Belmont had accidental] v shot himself at i
oclock in tho morning of Fob. 1 while shoot
ing at a target. He had boon, said tho
Coroner's report, to n dinner during tho
•veiling. When ho arrived at his father's
Fifth avenue residence iro was somewhat
heated and fatiguoi. He thought n little
exercise would relieve him, and, calling his
fat Iter’s night watchman, ho went with him
down into tho cellar, and the watchman
bold the light will hi he fired at n target.
•" hi l " th<> Watchman’s back was iti some
unaccountable wnv turned from him the
pistol accidentally exploded oud young Bol
tneut was killed. ’ As all society knows, this
story was mode out of wholo cloth. Under
those circumstances, and where so many
persons were in the secret, it was easy for
the Coroner to got at the fac te. But Coroner
•Nugent didn’t do it. Perhaps he was de
ceived; perbai* he wasn't. Any way, the
records give young Belmont's memory the
Leaeflt of the mistake.
hen William 11. Vandei bilt died Coroner
Metsemer made tho examination and gave
the official permit. His action mode nim
extremely unpopular with his confreres, be
cause he liad not at the time been on duty
and had taken upon himself the task that,
by agreement among the four Coroners, be
longed to Coroner Kennedy. The feeling
agamst him was intensely 'bitter, and but
for the prominence of' tho dead mans
family it would very probably have resulted
in a wrangle for the possession of the body.
It tens tnen common talk nmong the
politicians and newspaper men, who know
that the Coroner who got there first had
been well paid for not making himself too
Air. Vanderbilt diod suddenly while con
versing with President Garrett, of the Balti
more and Ohio railroad. That made it
necessary to call in the Coroner so as to ob
tain a burial permit. Had the Coroner in
sisted upon holding an inquest then it would
have been almost impossible to pre
It can easily be seen thftt wealthy peo
ple would pay well under such circum
stances to escape the grievous offloiousness
of the law. Would a Vanderbilt pay $lO,-
000 to prevent the holding of an autopsy or
inquest upon the body of a member of the
family! was a question much discussed
about City Hall and the Coroners’ office at
Late one night several years ago a prom
inent physician was called to the Anthony
House, now the Broadway Hotel, at 881
Broadway. The hotel did hot then possess
a very savory reputation and was frequent
ed by many people of questionable character.
The physician found a man lying uncon
scious on a cot in a barely fumishea room on
the third floor. The early morning light
that was struggling to dispel the gloom dis
played a horrible sight. The man was
partly dressed and in the dim light the
doctor could see that he had l>eon no stranger
to dissipation. His features were con
tracted and a frown rested upon his brow.
The skull was fractured ana there were
marks of blows upon his head and face. The
knuckles of both hands were raw and
bloody, the skin having been rubbed or
beaten off. It was evident that a crime had
The man was already in his death throes
and beyond the power of saying who had
been his assailant. In answer to his in
quiries the doctor was told that the man
was John McDade. He had registered at
the hotel two days before. He had been
seen that night in'the saloon on the south
east corner of Broadway and Thirteenth
street—a notorious place. An hour or two
later his body was found by a fireman in
the stable adjoining tho engine house, at
Thirteenth street, near Fourth avenue. The
distance from the hotel or the saloon to the
stable was very short and the body could
easily have boon carried there.
THE END OF A FAMOUS INTERVIEW.
The doctor made a close examination of
the bodv and became convinced that the
man bail been milrdered. The injuries he
had received were undoubtedly caused by
blows, and could not have resulted from a
fall. The hotel people insisted that he must
have fallen down stairs while drunk and
then have wandered into the stable. The
doctor saw that this would have been a
physical impossibility. He inquired among
the guests and servants and soon learned
enough of the truth to enable him to
explain the crime and to know how it
had been committed. This was what he
While in the saloon on the corner, McDade
met a woman with whom he drank several
times. She accompanied him to the hotel.
While there she was recognized by a former
paramour, who set upon McDade. Tho lat
ter fought savagely, but the other man was
joined dv friends', who overpowered Mc-
Dade. They lifted him bodily and endeav
ored to throw him over the balustrade. He
caught hold of it and clung to it for dear
life. Then they pounded him on the face
and head and heat and bruised hi.s knuckles
until he was forced to let jlo. He dropped
down one flight into the hall below. His
assassins went down and exmnined his body.
Satisfied that he was done for and would
never be able to give an account of his in
juries, they carried the body over to the
stable and deposited it there.
The doctor wrote a letter to the Coroner’s
office stating what he had learned and re
?|iiesting that he he summoned as a witness
or the people at the inquest. Several days
later he was notified to appear. He did so.
Upon being called to the witness stand he
started to testify as t i how he had found the
body and what'had lieen the result of his
“Here, sir!” interrupted the Coroner,
“when I want your opinions I will ask you
for them. You answer the questions I put
to you. Where was the deceased when you
“He was lying on a cot in a back room on
the t hird floor of the Anthony House, but he
“Silence, sir,” thundered the Coroner
again; “you confine your testimony to what
will answer my questions. He had a frac
ture at tho base of his skull, didn’t he!”
“Yes; and bruises on his head and face.
The skin on his knuckles—”
Again the Coroner interfered. Ho hail,
for reasons best known to himself, deter
mined to hush the matter up and he quietly
choked off the doctor’s testimony. The and >c
tor was told to step down and was quietly
hustled out of the room. Nothing was ever
heard of the matter again.
I could go on and recite innumerable in
stances of suspicious lack of zeal by the off!
cials in this department. Unfortunately, it
is next to impossible to obtain proof of ac
Charles J. Rosebault.
Are Dogs Property?
The question was raised at the recent
meeting of tho executive committee of the
Georgia State Poultry and Bench Associa
tion whether dogs could be made property.
It was contended that by laws of the State
the owner of a dog could not recover it if
stolon, and in view of this a committee was
appointed to secure the aid of the Represen
tatives of Hi hi county in passings law giv
ing one a property right in adog if returned
for taxation. , „ ,
Wednesday Solicitor-General Hardeman
called attention to the fact that section +402
of the Code made dogs the auhjooto of simple
lorceny. This means that a person can be
prosecuted for stealing a dog. but not for
Their Buelneaa Booming.
Probably no one thing has caused sudh a
general revival of trade nt Lippman Bros.
Drug Store as thoir giving uway to their
customers of up many free trial bottles of
Dr. King's New Discovery for < 'onsumpUon.
Their trade Is simplv enormous in this very
valuable article from the fact that it always
cures and never disuppointa. Cougns, Colds,
Asthma. Bronchitis. Croups and all throat
and lung diseases quickly cured. \ou can
teat it bafore buying by getting a trial bottle
free, large site *l. Every bottla warranted.
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY. AUGUST 28, IRS 7.
Scarcity of Perfect Forms—Some Points
About the English Figure.
A perfectly formed woman is more of a
rarity than a white crow. Pretty faces be
long to New York girls as a part of the or
dinary courtesy of nature. Beautiful women
so far as hair, and lips and eyos can con
trbuto to beuuty, are not uncommon sights,
but grace, or even symmetry of figure, is
among society girls or shop girls practi
cally unknown. Five women out of ten
whom one passes on the street are de
August is a good month in which to study
the female form divine. Thick clothing is
an impossibility. Wrap* of all descriptions
are cast aside. In the cotton gown, which
fashion has decreed shall be as closefltting
and as severe in its outlines as its woolen,
tailor-made model, no amount of padding
and no make up, however ingenious, can
disguise certain facts which are patent to
everybody with eyes.
The average New York girl has two
strong points—her head and her hands.
The head is well shaped and well set upon
the shoulders. It is not large, but is alert
in every turn and movement. It impresses
the observer as belonging to a sensitive, in
telligent, highly civilized type, whether he
sees tho face or confines his view to the tip
of the ear and the coils of the hair. The
hands have grown progressively better sinoo
tight gloves went out and out of door
exercise came in. Asa rule they are not
plump enough to be positively pretty, but
tennis and archery havo given them a
more muscular, healthy, usnide look than
their pallid predecessors of a dozen years
But the figure. That is a cultivated prod
uct, and as compared with the wild growth
gives one a carious idea of the feminine agri
culturists who have taken its training in
hand. One has to reckon, in the first place,
with the designed, and in the second place
with the accidental. That is. one has to take
into account the conventional shape which
the girl tries to model herself into and the
various modifications of that shape brought
about by the manner of life, work, exercise,
etc. Asa basis for the various exigencies
of life to work themselves out upon, the
New York girl for four or five years past,
has started with Mrs. Langtry. There
never was a figure exhibited in New York
that became more popular or more widely
imitated than the Langtry figure, ana.
allowing for the faint touch of caricature
that marks an imitation as distinguished
from the original, anil sometimes for the
broader caricature that shows the differ
ence between dress education and non-edu
cation, there are some thousands of dupli
cates of the Langtry waist and shoulders
walking about the" streets to-day. The
Lily’s neck is beautiful, but her shape is
English, and bad English, and the copies
made out of all sorts of flesh and blood
material naturally exaggerate its worst
A good example of the second hand Lily
was one of the throng of workers that
poured out of a big dry goods store at clos
ing hour last night. She was a sunset-bead
ed belle, 20 years old or thereabouts, good
looking, neatly dressed and very like her
original in natural figure and superinduced
build. As I looked at her, her shoulders,
though really small, seemed of dispropor
tionate size. The shoulder blades, through
dress necessities, were pushed out at an
angle and the shoulders forced forward,
giving a tilted prominence to the whole up
per part of the body. The chest was a
trifle flat. The waist was six or eight inches
too small and unnaturally round. Across
the bust ran the prominent line that marked
the corset top, and from this point to the
waist line the body was as unresponsive to
muscle movements, as rigid and almost as
much beyond its owner’s contral as if it had
been molded out of dead clay. The hips
were too large. With the Swaying of the
draperies the swish and swing of the exten
sive bustle the figure gave the impression of
being insecurely fastened in.the middle, and
one involuntarily hoped the hinge might
not give way and the thing break in two.
The probabilities arc that her calves would
have showed bad garter marks and
that she would not have bared her feet,
except in strictest privacy, for a good round
Tnis English figure is a very general work
ing pattern and sometimes, passing a cluster
of girls on the pavements who have given
many years to its cultivation, one guess at
the every day habits that have brought
about individual peculiarities, differentiat
ing figure and adding special to general de
formity. An English waist on a girl who
doesn’t take much oxerciso is apt to remain
closest to the average type. Long thin arms
are the only characteristic in such cases ad
ded. An English figure at a clerk’s copyist’s,
or stenographer’s desk always gets one
shoulder and sometimes one whole side of
the figure higher than the other. But it is
the athletic girl, the new type of girl who
goes in for pretty nearly all the sports her
brother takes up, who is, if she has previ
ously cultivated her figure, the worst de
formed girl of all. There is nothing like
athletics and corsets, mixed or in alternate
doses to bring out the possibilities of curves
twists, and abnormal developments in a
modem girl. All British femininity is at
present engaged in screaming contradic
tions at Labonchere, because he had the
harihood to declare that tennis playing girls
were crooked. In a half dozen groups at
the Central Pnrk yesterday, I picket! out
four players whose right shoulders were
noticeably of different shape from the left,
and six or seven in whom the same thing
though less obvious had tiegun to manifest
itself, the summer exertion enlarging the
muscles and light clothing thrusting them
out of place and accentuating the uneven
development of the body. Girls who row in
corset* are a curious night, the extra mus
cular delelopment all taking place high up
where the blood has a chance to circulate
and making the shoulders tower above the'
rest of the body.
When I see a woman who is not deformed
I mark the day with a red letter. Mrs.
Tom Thumb, tlie Countess Magrie they call
her now, enjoys the distinction of being the
only symmetrically shaped midget. The
women of full size who have ixxlies whoso
lines a sculptor would care to copy without
alteration occupy positions almost as unique.
Miss Alice Freeman has owed much of her
success at Wellesley to the fact that she is a
magnificent specimen of womanhood physi
cally, finely formed and commanding re
spect by her control of her bodily powers.
No whalebones creak when she walks, Maria
Mitchell, the astronomer, with her white
hairs, would shame many a younger woman
with her perfect physique. Mrs Jennes*
Miller, the n*w dress reformer, will succeed,
if she succeeds, because she is herself liar
mony from top to toe in every line. Miss
Grace H. Dodge, the School Commissioner,
lias one of the best figures in Now York.
One can see splended figures in Castle Gar
den any day in the week, but they never ap
jienr outside it because the immigrant’s first
exploring tour is directed toward a cheap
clothing shop, where she throws aside the
Gerninn or Swedish bodies and puts on the
corset, which she laces the tighter to make up
for lost time.
Sitting In the office of a woman physician
the other day. I noticed a < ollection of but
tons that, lay on a tray on her writing desk.
“Snapped riff women’s gowns,” she said in
answer to my look of inquiry. “A good
proportion of my patients can’t nut on their
Imimets when they rise to go ,without un
fastening tliejr dre-s to enable them to lift
their bands to their head. In tile unbutton
ing or buttoning up pi-ocess one will fly off
and hide itself in the corner. I keep a (ranch
of flowers,” and she joint i to a vase of
golden rod, “for any unlucky one to cover
neticiencieK with when we can’t find the
truant button.” A masseuse who ha* seen
considerable service in wealthy families,
told me one day that in years she had ad
ministered massage to only one woman
whoso ribs were not displaced by corn 4, wear
ing. In a certain studio in the city the place
of honor is occupied by a sene* of studies
in marble of a beautiful foot. It is taken in
every position that a fort i-ould lie up|*wed
to occupy, iu repo',, as it would appear
walking, running. haliuioeJ on tb too*.
Once tlie sculptor Maw a kupiau foot, a
woman’s foot, that was fit to take a cast
from. Ho never expected to get another
model of any use to him. and perpetuated
that iu a variety of attitudes.
Elijsa Putnam Heaton.
Pen Picture of the Harlem Girl—Notea
About Dreaaos, Bonnets and Laces.
New York, Aug. 27.—Tho Harlem river
is one of the most popular summer resorts
accessible to New Yorkers. The Harlem
is a sluggish stream, though tho tide runs
strong in spots. It is a muddy stream, and
a boat can, if it tries, got stuck almost any
where at low tide. It is not a clean stream,
and in dog days, at certain stages of the
water, not always a sweet smelling stream,
yet the Harlem has a big clientage, and a
study of Harlem femininity on a bright
Sunday in August is a* well worth while a*
any series of Long Branch or Asbury Park
Women who spend a hot Sunday on the
Harlom have this advantage over the rest of
watering places womankind, that tho usual
proportion of tho sexes is exactly reversed;
there arc about five young men toonoyoung
woman,and the fortunate fair one feels in her
element accordingly. *" She is not a parlor
girl by any means. She does not feel the
severe, critical eyes of her own sex upon
her, and tho restraint of a society in which
the public opinion is fixed by women flung
aside, she blossoms out into a jolly sort of
hoyden, going in for all the fun that can be
reaped. She puts her gloves in her pocket.
She loans her big rod parasol to hor best
young man. Sno laughs till the echoes
ring. She catclias crabs with her net and
more with hor oar. The more crabs of
either sort slio catches, the better she likes
There are all sorts and conditions of Har
lem girls. There is the trim girl from the
measurably select brownstone front on the
quiet side street or tho neatly appointed up
town fiat, She wears white flannel and a
white felt sailor hut, and she sits composedly
under the awning in front of t he smart boat
houses of the rowing clubs while practice
crews are coming and going in racing shells,
and big muscles swell for hor edification un
der tlie broad st riped jersies as the sixes or
the eights lie around on the float prepara
tory to taking another spin. She is not tlie
girl who gets most enjoyment out of a Har
lem Sunday, however. She looks on it as a
spectacle instead of entering con amove in
to the thorough-going Bobemianism of tht\
A more usual type is your white lawn girl,
with not too expensive cotton lace or em
broidery covering neck and arms. She has
been shut up for six days in shop or factory
and she is out for a holiday and a general
good time. She and the girl with her—they
always hunt in couples—bring along in com
mon ownership two, perhaps three, young
men. Sometimes the escorts are clerks, and
their white skin burns painfully red and
they tie hankerchiefs about their throats be
fore they have been half an hour in the sun.
Sometiilies they are stalwart young fellow’s
enough. They always strip off their coats
and naddlo about clumsily, in wilt
ing lihen in a clumsv dory, for, except
the boat club crews, nobody on the Harlem
knows bow to row. Your true Harlem girl
brings a lunch for the party in a brown pa
per bag. She never objects to bottled soda
and not always to a mug of lager when the
boat goes bumping against the floating res
taurant that drifts about the Harlem dis
pensing fluid refreshments to everybody
who thirsts. She manages to tear the thin
stuff over her arms pretty frequently in her
wrestles with the oars, and when the pink
flesh begins to show through it doesn't give
her any great amount of concern. The Har
lem girl is not prudish. She thinks a man
looks just as well without shoes or stockings.
She is always fond of flowers, and every
spray of cardinal ilowei-s or golden rod that
shows it. head on the banks goes home on the
elevated with her when the day is done.
She averages aliout as pretty a* tlie Asbury
Dark kind, and tlie Harlem is a godsend to
her, giving plenty of air and healthy exer
cise with pleasure that is none the less in
nocent for being loud. The Harlem girl is
a wholesome sper’tacle. I like her the better
for—perhaps it is because her every-day life
is a hard one—not being refined to the point
of being ashamed to show when she is
WHEN A WOMAN HAS TWO HUNDRKED AND
gowns, with underwear-wraps, bonnets,
lanes and parasols to correspond, what is she
going to tlo with them ? Obviously she re
quires some place for storage, and the result
of competition in dressing is seen in the <le
mand this summer for especial rooms, ar
ranged for the keeping of such toilet valua
bles at the watering place hotels. Such a
gown room is not a mere trank storage
apartment. It is fire proof, or meant to be
so, and it oontaius a wealth of closet room
aud (liv;* rack room that would turn an or
dinary housewife's brain. Four such rooms
1 pre-empted by individuals have been in use
this month at Saratoga, to say nothing of
plelieian bed-rooms set aside for wardrobe
mysteries by one woman, or two or three
women in common. Mrs. William Ixw
ton, of New York, lias hud ono gown room.
She is credited with eighty out-door gpwns,
100 evening gowns and some lifty morning
and piazza toilets. A Chicago woman, Mrs.
Moore, ho*-another gown room, and keeps
il about as full. The wile of a Kansas City
broker, an heiress from the Pacific Coast
and a pretty demi blonde Philadelphian,
carry an equal amount of baggage and are
hardat work at tlie task of making one ap
pearance in each toilet of their list of from
150 to 200 apices.
The yachting gown is very picturesque
this summer. Sometimes it is a led twill
cloth, with a long pleated waistcoat of
white pique. Sometime* it is a yellow and
white striped flannel, with a peaked yellow
cap. Sometimes it is a dark blue serge, with
a squadron bodice in white, made short
waisted aud fastened with three double but
tons. A checked tweed with a peaked red
cap is a pretty fancy. A soft silk boating
gown comes out when there are no white
ca|M to tie seen. A rod silk blouse contrasts
piquantly with a fancy skil l. A whit? silk
skirt is sometimes the most effective garb of
all, with draperies of the same ceil ir. a scar
let su-dt and a scarlet cap. Many women
look their best on the water. They know it
and take very kindly to gala days with the
THE DAILY PAPERS IN THEIR MENTION
of Mrs. Josephine Khan Lovell's re
port, on behalf of the Ktate Board of
Charities, on the abuses existing in the
Hlm'lcwcll’s Island workhouse generally omit
tiie recommendation of tho Issu'd, urged
by its Secretary, Ml' Charles S. lloyt,
that, if a reformatory for women Ik; estab
lished,it be managed mid offlepred entirely by
For autumn journeys by rail or steamer
a tayorite material is a lustrous mohair.
Blimps of French gray are preferred or,
for young girls, stripe* of gray and white,
fawn and white, blueund white or solid dark
blue. Hows of narrow moire ribbon make
the prettiest trimming. The bonnet is of
gray straw, small and close, trimmed witli
cardinal flowers, one drooping cluster of
scarlet Isian blossoms, resl carnations or btu
The old-time pocket, hanging on the out
side of tho gown and corresponding with
the abort, round waUU and lull skirts, is
one of the fashion revivals threatened for
the full. The poofcat Uto be loug sad utr
row in shape, just large enough to accom
modate a handkerchief, and designed for or
onimuent rather than uso. It won’t Is?
quits so suggestive of lunatic asylum or
I Bridewell as the rattling girdle chains, at
Tho (locket ought to be big enough to
carry a latch key whether it holds a viiiad-
I grette or not. Not until a woman is aide to
| let. herself into hor own bonse at night is she
! a biwinew-like member of a civilized oom
j munity. K. I’, ii.
*V(tU t<y*tb all hUMihwl, mud loiw, I thought
That nothin#? could l>c or bought
To run* them, and 1 cried, in pain,
**U, would that they wcif? good again!'*
At laat. k*t mifni or go round,
A cure In ftOZODOIfr I found:
ONE CENT A WORD.
A D VKR TISEMEN TS, 15 H’ords or
more, in this column inserted for ONE
CENT A WOIW, Cash in Advance, each
Everybody who has any want, to supply,
anything to buy or sell, any business or
uccom modations to secure; indeed,any wish
to gratify, should advertise in this column.
\ \ ' AVTF:D. experionmt salesmen for Dross
vv Goods, Linen and Domestic Department;
also smart active lads, 13 to IS years, for pack
ice counter Apply A. K ALtMAIKR A CO
X\7 ANTED, salesladies for every department;
It also, thnv Kiris for cash desk: most be
competent to make change. Apply A. R.
ALTMAYF.K A CO.
WrANTED, a good mattressmnUer and up
Vi holstorer; must have good references;
steady work and good wages Address MAR
TIN LOVENi.ItKEN, Tampa, Fla. Box 118
\\f ANTED, a good single woman as house-
V I keeper for a small country hotel; none
but an experienced housekeeper need apply.
Address HOTEL, Milieu, Ou.
HELP WANTED -Wanted, throe good plas
terers; wages $3 30 per day. Apply 38
State street. M WALSH, Builder.
TTIT’ANTEP, a spirit barrel cooper at once. A
VV single man preferred. Address COOPER,
WANTED. 10 boilermakers; wages S3 ]r
VV day. SHEA & MCCARTHY, Memphis,
WI ANTED, a competent lumbar inspector;
tV state age, experience, compensation ex
peeled and references. Address 11. G., care
EM I’LOY MEN’T \Y ANTED.
\ YOUNG LADY, graduate and lias had ex
perience, desires a position as teacher.
Address Box 7, Duunsville, Essex county, Vn
XX7 ANTED, by a young man 10 years of ago,
1 1 a situation in an office; best of reference
given. W. J.
i = T
M Ist ELI.ANEOUS WANTS.
ITT ANTED, a suite of four or five connecting
W rooms; location must he central and
southern exposure, with water and gastui floor.
Rent moderate for yearly tenant. Address P.
D. v , News office,
\\T ANTED, Oct. Ist, a nicely furnished room
V v for single gentleman in vicinity of South
Broad and Bull, ami Barnard street. Address,
staling price, 1 ’R<n IRAMME, cai-e Ilavls Bros.
rnwo or three rooms, with southern exposure,
I and board for two adults and infant wanted
about October Ist. Address C. L. MONTAGUE,
fid Bay street.
TK7ANTED, medium-sised honse centrally
V V located; retereiioes given. Address TANARUS„
184 Broughton street.
\LADY w ell to do wants to adopt a girl child
:) months old. Apply R., coruer Dulfy and
A XT'ANTED by a lady, one or two nicely fur
It nished rooms. Address J. W. P.
XX T ANTED Get. Ist, six roomed house. Ad
VV dress PERMANENT, News office,
ROOMS TO KENT.
I .'OR RENT, with or without board, an elegant
suite of connecting apartments; hot and
cold water, batb, closet and gas on the floor;
house new; location central, convenient to bust
ness, theatre and Broughton street; gentleman
and wife without children preferred. Rider
cnees exchanged. Address HOME, Morning
}'< lit RENT, from Oct. Ist. three large con
neetlng rooms and basement, suitable for
light housekeeping. Address PERMANENT,
Luck Box 143, for further particulars.
INC )R RENT, in pleasant house with a pri
1 vate, sociable family, a neatly furnished
room, convenient to business section. Address
,k J. J., care New*.
IT'OR RENT, handsome room. Hall street near
Park: furnished or unfurnished; gentleman
preferred; cheap rent. Address A. It. JL, care
17*011 BENT, from October Ist, lurg" (font
room, furnished or unfurnished, with use of
bath. Corner of Bull and Charlton streets.
1 NOR RENT, from September Ist, parlor and
1 basement floors, witn privileges. Apply 154
ROOMS TO RENT, with or without board.
northeast corner of President and Drayton
XT'OR RENT, good rooms, and reasonable
I hoard. .Vi Barnard street.
I .'OR RENT, two rooms. Apply 102 South
1 Bread st reel.
F'OR RENT, a door of two large rooms; hot
and cold imths on same floor; also, large
front south room on parlor floor. Apply to
Mins BANCROFT, ir.s Jones street.
ROOMS to rent, furnished or unfurnished.
Barnard street, second door from Brough
MOUSES AND STORES FOR RENT.
I 'OR RENT, a nice two-story dwelling house
r on Duffy street; n splendid two-story brick
house oil Tatlunll street, near Gaston; tuat, do
tumble two-story house on Hull and Floyd
streets; a lure" house on Gortlon street, next,
txi Maseie School; a tine house on Floyd street;
also a few smaller houses; rents low. Apply to
PETER REILLY, Agent.
I, 'OR KENT, (bat fine residence on Gordon
’ street, between Drayton and Ahoreorn ; all
modern bnproveaieiits, lias aervants' quarters
and st.ilile on lane; large flower garden in yard;
terms low, either furnished or unl'urn shod;
possession Immediately. Apply to I’ETEK
I,'OR RENT, that line rssldoiioe No. 81 Smith
Broad street, three d*Mirs from Abcrcol’U,
having all inodern unprovemenis, servant's
quarters ami stable on Uue; rent, veto low;
potwession given immediately. Apply to I'ffTElt
REILLY, Agent, 30 Drayton street
I'OR RENT. No. 170 Waldtmrg street, be
i tween Barnard and . efferson; contains
eight rooms, servant qunru-rs and kitchen in
yard, water, etc., in house, large garden in
wont. PEI fI. REILLY, Agent.
I,'OR RENT, four desirable two-story brick
ilnelling houses on Montgomery and Wil
liamson sll'aets; in tiisL iass, uonditiou; rents
very low. Apply to I’ETEK REILLY, Agent, 28
I 'OR RENT, the most desirable residence on
I Taylor street two doors weat. of Abercom
street; posiession given from lot Oct. Applv to
\\ ALTIIOUR A RIVERS, No. S3 Bay street.
}.'OR RENT, brick store INI Congress street.
1 thive stories on collar; juohsch..ioii given
immediately. Apply to WaLtIIOUK & RIV
ERS, No. H Bay street.
I,'OR RENT—f>et olier Ist, for one year, house
' on Duffy, fourth West from Bull; modem
conveniences. Rent, $33 imr month. 11. F.
TRAIN. New Houstoii and llull.
: I 'i if’. UK s’T, dwalling* 43,13Lj and 44 Jefferson
I I’ street, r<>nier of York; In good condition,
I with inodirn eouvoilienne* Anply to U. H.
I KL.MHHAUT, 118 Bryan struct.
I'i R RENT, house 37 Charlton st rent, between
Habersluiru and Price, with all cotiven-
Haves. A|i]>l.v at office McDonough and Italian
tyje. or M Bryan atreot, Rt)BT. IVaKRICK.
¥.'< iR RENT, brick tenement on Gordon, second
I* door east, of ilarnnrd street. Bossesnlon
given th Ist September If desired Apply to
W. 11. CGNNLKAT, t‘,3 Monigomcry street.
I,'OR RENT, desirable brick dwrlltng No. 173
’ Churl toh stixwt; famished or unfurnished;
all modem cottvenienixis. Address C., V. O.
Box 91. _________
POE RENT—Two dwellings, northeast corner
1' Himtlngilnn and Montgomery str'ets. Ap
ply to G. H. KEMSHART. lIS Bryan urest
L'OR RENT Kept. Ist, house, Anderson near
J 1 Barnard, Apply lXtlllrt V'OGEL'S Store,
Jefferuon null Waldburg lane.
I'Olt RENT, eight room house Apply to
I 1 WM. IWJUHAN, on Huntingdon, lietween
Pries and East Broad.
I?OR KF.NT, bouse on Anderann, fourth wwt
from Whitaker. Apply Mils. FREW, Now
Houston and Bull.
I,'OR KENT, a brick residiwos on Barnani,
| I near Gaston street. Apply to R. H. TATEM.
HOUSES AND STOKES FOR RENT.
FOR RENT The middle bouse In block
northwest earner Barnard and Bolton
streets Modern Improvements and newly re
fitted and repainted. Apply to O. CH. OE
MUVDEN, corner Ht. Julian and Whitaker
tAOK RENT, store No. MR Congress street,
facing Johnson's square. Also, eleven-room
brick house, with two-story out-buildings, No.
TO fttnto street J. C. ROWLAND, No. 90 Bay
ITVYR RENT, two desirable houses Aliereorn
* and Waldburg streets. Apply lttl State
I7VAR RENT-One large house, or two bouses
1 of medium size. Apply 2-1 LINCOLN
FNOU RENT, a desirable dwelling. In thorough
’ order. Apply corner Wayne and Tattnall
I 'OR RENT that line four story brick dwell
1 ing 170 State street (next to Odd Fellows'
new building), from October Ist; house in ftrst
class order, hot und cold water throughout,
modern improvements. Also, a desirable tbree
story brio.k residence. 130 Bay street (near Mont
gotuery), in goisl repair and all modern im
provements. Also, t wo-story singe frame house
on St. John’s street, near Habersham; house
new and commodious, with extra large yard,
suitable for a vegetable garden. For terms ap
ply to M. A. O’BYRNE, over new Southern
IJIOR RENT, from Oct. Ist, that delightfully
r located residence, Drayton street, facing
the I‘ark Extension, nil now occupied by David
Welsheln. Esq., having all modern Improve
ments and the handsomest rooms in the city.
Only responsible parties Deed apply to 8.
KROrSKOFK, Broughton street-
I,'OR RENT, house on Tattnall, between Harris
U and Liberty streets, with all modern im
provements. UFO. W. PARISH, No. 1113 St.
Julian street. __________
IT'OR RENT, from Nov. Ist, stores In the Odd
U Fellows'Hall, also rooms In Odd Fellows'
Hall: possession given at once. Apply to A. R.
FAWCETT. Market square.
INOR RENT, that desirable residence, No. 61
’ Barnard stiiwt. with modern conveniences,
facing square. Apply to WALTHOUU A
RIVERS, ss Bay street.
IYOR RENT, that desirable residence, No. 208
1 Broughton street; possession given Nov. iHt,
IHSV Apply WALTHOUR A RIVERS, 83 Bay
ISO Ft RENT, the warehouse on Buy street.
1 soul Invest corner of Price, possession given
any time after Sent. I. Apply to JOHN F.
HERB, No. 64 Liberty street.
I NOR RENT, from Ist October next, brick store
1 162 Broughton street, three stories on cellar,
30xtH) feet deep. 11. J. TiIOMASSON, 114 Bryan,
near Drayton street.
I ' >H RENT, desirable brick residence 137 Gor
r don street: possession Oct. Ist. Apply to
J. M. WILLIAMS, 143 Jones street.
I NOR RENT, three story lirlek house on Macon
1 street, between Habersham and Price. E.
ITiOR RENT, brick residence 163 York: nine
rooms, water, gas and l with; convenient to
business; possession Oct. Ist. Apply next door,
I VOR RENT, a desirable dwelling and store;
I 1 will rent store separately. Apply 133 Con
gress street. JOHN SULLIVAN
IAt )R RENT, from Oot. Ist, splendid store No.
’ 87 Ray street, situate in Hutchison's Block,
next to corner of Aliercorn: has splendid cellar
and is splendid stand for any business; second
and third stories can be rented if desired. A.
R. LAWTON, -in., in Bryan street.
IJVJR RENT, I4(i Hull, on northwest corner of
Wniluker. Apply to Da. PUlttili, 140 Liberty
FOB If ENT - Mist KLLASKOI S.
OFFICE for rent from Ist November next.
\ / Tlmt desirable office on Bay street now oc
cupied by M. A. Cohen A Cos. Apply to T. A.
ASKEW, 131 Congress street.
j xKFICK Full RENT, second floor of No. 180
I / Bay street, Stoddard's upper range. Ap
ply to CHAK. GREEN'S SON A CO. _
FAOR RENT, office 62 Bay street. Apply to
D. Y. DANCY. 62 Bay Ntreet.
f M ilt RENT OR r.F.ASE. "Oakland Farm." A
1 Middleground road, just ten minutes walk
from street car; good six-room house, with out
buildings; 22 acres; highly enriched for eigh
teen years; excellent place (or cows or chickens
For particulars apply 152 Gaston street.
IAOR RENT, one half of office, 114 Bay street,
I upstairs; Immediate possession. JOHN
BTi >N A DOUGLASS.
IY ARE CHANCE TO BUY OUT AN OLD
IV ESTABLISHED BUSINESS. The Soap
Factory of the undersigned requiring their
whole attention, they will sell their wine und
liquor burines, in which they have Iwen en
gaged the past twenty years in this city. Here
is a tine opportunity for a party with a small
ear i tit I to secure a profitable business. Wm.
HONE A CO.
IAOR SALE, several pieces nf good property.
well rented, in good location: also several
vacant loir In good lix-'aUlles; various loan asso
ciation stock, savannah gas stock, etc. 11. J.
FEAR, ill Bryan street.
I.XOU SALE, Milk, Cream, Lard, Clabber and
1 Buttermilk at Oglethorpe Barracks, Bull
street. VV. BARNWELL. _
fjV)R SALK, one share "Series B, Southern
Mutual Losn Association Stock '* Address
L. AHK.. care News.
1703 SALE, Iwidies Saddle Horse, sound and
r |ierVctly gentle, at TENNESSEE STABLES.
Delightful home for sale, in the
town of I‘onfield. Greene county, <4a., a
well finished, eight-room dwelling, double Iron
veranda, ample outhouses, a Targe garden
stocked with fruits, fish pond, and a farm of
about forty acres in good cultivation, i'eufleld
is four miles from railroad, has churches,
schools, daily mail, good wfiter, and a tine
health record. A rare opportunity to those
who desire nu elegant home, with small farm,
and on very reasonable term*. Apply to
CHARLES M. SANDERS. Peiiflehi. Ga.
I .Mill BALK, plantation on Georgia Central
! i railroad, tlfty-one inlle* from Savannah,
containing twelve hundred acres, four hundred
under cultivation; place well Improved, dwelling
alone haring cost tvmty five hundred dollars.
Apply to I'. ('■ ELKINS, Halcyondale, Ga.
I TOR HALF- TEXAS HORSES, large*! and
I tent lot Texas Horses ever hrougnt here;
MW and 13U handw high; nil gentle stock. At
COX S STAIIi.ES,
npWO or thre< gentlemen can he furnlahed
J with rxi client table board in genteel pri
vut>- family tieai corner McDonough anil Bar
nerd itreet*; no other boar tors and no children.
Addmts. with references, GOOD JIiNNER, News
HOARD, with or without Uslglng, at 182 Lib
eriy street. Address Mk. E. J. NEWELL,
Mont pimery, cam <A t. H. it.
I>I.EASA,‘i'T and desirable south rooms, with
iHint'd, at 106 South Broad street.
JiLKASANT and reasonable bourd for family,
two miles from Marietta, Address box 21,
O PECIALNOTK'E EHOTOGHAPHY F‘n*.-s
I ' reduced I‘otltes tl 50, Cards t'2, Cabinet
J;; per do/.eu, uud luigcr work in the same pro
J. N WILSON,
21 Rull street.
, Mist I.I.LANEors.
\1 f ANTF.i>, enstoiners for Pond IJIy Toilet
Vv Wasli. Uh>.l at the White House daily.
An Indtapauableluxury for the toilet and bath.
Trade supplied by LIl’f’MAN BROS., Savannah,
\S a nerve tonic or fileasant beverage no
drink has equalled HKIDT'S CelsbraUvl
IADIF.S f.'Button Shoes at sl. COHEN'S.
J southwest corner Broughton and Barnard
FfLOItAL DESIGNS artlstlcally _ maile, also
Fresh Cut Flower* from Wagner'* Nursery,
at GARDNER'S. Wth Bull street
VJOTIUE,- The Rosedew river front lots ad
lx \ ertise-1 for some mouths pas; at the mini
mum price of lim each, will not be sold here
aftor under SBSO each; terms accommodating.
A to. 25rn, IC. I. A. FALLIGA NT.
HATS’ Hat*' Hats! Hat* at New York prjpes
at OOHKN’H, southwest corner Broughton
and Barnard ntreet*
I")EKH MED Crab'* Eye only 5c and 10c. box;
. extra alee. LIVINGSTON'S PHARMACY.
IF you want paper hanging done go to GEO,
W. MATHI'SS Whitaker streak, undo*
Masonic* Temple. Plain and DecoranvaFapera
furnished. Ail work guaranteed.
C~LOTTITG cleaned, repaired, braided,altered
and dyed; new suits cut atnl made in latest!
styles; charges moderate; satisfaction guaraoe
teed. A. GETTJa tailor, Jefferson street.
BOM-BOMK are,not to tie compared to that
fine New York beef sold at H. LOGAN'S,
City Market. _
IF you want your Clothing renewed, cleaned,
repaired, braided, dyed, remodeled, altered
to suit your taste go to S. WHITE’S, corner Jeff
ferson and State st rents. .
C'HANCE! No charge there; sure fact, flneS
.i meat in this city at li. IXXIAN’S, City Max*
ket. . 1
L'OK THREE DOLLARS, any man can gS
Ia pair of Calf Gaiters. Shoes made to ftf
him at CHERRY, Last and Boot Maker, 80y|
Whitaker street. .
JEWIS BURROWS. 31 Aliereorn and Cods
J gross lane, solicits upholstering, cabinet;
making, etc. Terms lllieral; sal Isfaetion guaP-I
I A TEST STYLE' No style needed at Iq
J LOGAN'S, who keeps the best meats in th<
I>ANGS and Children's Hair Trimmed In tIJ
I ) latest style. Country orders for Wigs|
Switches, Bangs, etc., promptly mailed. 110)1
Broughton street, Hair Htore. 1
\H THERE, LOOAN! Send me a fine rood!
home to day. CUSTOMER. ,
I XIDE HMOKERH am invited to call and get
I sample of Uluck ami Tan; finest smoke iff
tho world. (lAEA VS. Broughton.
UORSEB BOARDED and good attention
given. We use the best or feed at 03 Ooa*
VHWYmiIC H. LOGAN, City Market, hs|
lx some tine Now York steak. ________
OAVANNAH INTELLIGENCE office, 1®
u Liberty st reot; reliable servants on band(
city and country supplied.
100,\N! LOGAN! LOGAN! New Yorlff
J Baltimore and Boston meats.
r ILY KOI ITS, Old Stumps of Sago Palms,
1 j also a number of Hotbed Bosh, wanted b#
GEORGE V\ VII NEK, Nursery Thunderbolt roo^
K'NOLISH Tooth Brushes only ‘Ale.; every
I’i brush warranted. LIVINGSTON'S PHAB*
MACY. Bull and State.
(GIILDHENS sib >FJv loss I tiau faetory priced,
J at COHEN'S, southwest corner Broughton
and Barnard streets. ,
117 ANTED, suits to clean and repair, "an?
X alter, at low prices A H. COOPER, 79
West Broad street, opposite Central Railroad
SIX Soda Water, Milk Rhakeor Fiuicy Drink*
tickets for Sic. at LIVINGSTON'S PHABt
SALT WATER. Mo Rem il ami Toilet Soaps,*3
full line at G. M. HKIDT A ('O.'K,
lADIK.S’ SLIPPERS at Srtc.. at COHEN’s!
, southwest corner Broughton and Barnard
ORANGE a La MODE and Pineapple Bon Bog
are line. Only at LIVINGSTON'S PHAR*
A FEW more of those low unarter samples it
COHEN'S. southwest, corner Broughton
and Barnard street*.
LCDDBS A HATES ft. M. H. -■
“The United States Leads the World
in the Art of Manufac
The piano, after more than a century and
a half after its invention, has become the
leading instrument of music throughoufl
Christendom. There are at least fifty
thousand men employed in their manufacs
ture, and as many as a hundred thousand
are made every year. An average piano
requires one hundred and twenty days of
labor to eomplete it—a slow and tiroeom*
process for the work of one man’*
but in Germany they are still so madaj
Although the United States now turna ou<
many thousand piano* a year, fifty-flvo|
years ago scarcely fifty were made, annually*.
Almost every household now regard* aj
piano ns essential to happiness; for we hava
long since passed the age of simplicity oi
our forefathers, and the ago of luxury had
fairly sot in—and we rojoice that it is so.
What a wide Hold is open for the mania
facturer, and what inducements to carryj
improvements of the piano to the highest)
state of perfection. Tho variableness of oub)
climate renders it of the first importance
that our pianos should be made in the most
thorough and substantial manner, and w
certainly can claim that our American
pianos arc the best in the world.—Musical
The question of the superiority of Amerv
can pianos over those of foreign make id
indisputably settled and needs no discussions
while in prices the odds are likewise largely!
in our favor. A
For demonstration carrand examine thff
line of American Uprights wo offer-at 9210*
9225 and f 'S'tO.
They Cannot be Matched at th®
Price in this or aup
L & B. S. M. H.
Al t THIN -sACES FUTURE DAYS.
Valuable Lot and Improvements for Salt
I. D. Laßoche’s Sons, Auctioneers
On TUESDAY, the Btb day of September, IB
front of the Court House, we will sell
The western half of Lot No. 31 White ward,
situated on Anderson street, between Abercorn
ami Lim-oln streets, with Improvements.
•— 1 .jiHi'a
Beautiful Building Lot
I. D. Laßoche’s Sons, Auctioneers
We are now offering that tine lot on the noiiMtai
side of New Houston stieet, between Drayton
und Abercom streets. known as east half loti
No. (I Cuthbert ward, TO f'-et. by Ktfi feet. This M
one of tlie most eligibly located lots now offer,
ing. and is an oppoi-tunity for securing a build!
Ing site that does not is-cur every day.
— ■ '-'SSI
Notice to Contractors.
BIDH for the building of the extension of ths
Eufaula and Clayton railroad from Claytoa
to Osark, forty miles more or less, wiU he re.
ceived by the undersigned, at his office in Ho.
vannah, (la., not later than Aug. 31*t, 1887.
Bpeciflcat lons, plans and profiles on file at Has
vannah, Ga. Right reserved to reject any o*(
all bids. M. 8. BELKNAP.
(leneral Manager C. R. R. and B. Cos.
P. J. FALLON, ~
BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR,
IS DRAYTON STREET, SAVANNAH.
f.'bTIM ATKH promptly furnished (or ‘ —Mlmg
of any also*. v