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IN AS IICRIUCAXE CENTER
A BARK’S ROUGH EXPERIENCE
WITH A CYCLONE.
6pars, Sails and Wheel Carried Away
and Nothin* Lolt but the Lower
Masts—The Crew and Officers Lashed
to the Deck for Eight Hours—The
Captain’s Terrible Plight.
The Norwegian bark Birgitte arrived dis
masted at quarantine yesterday from Rio
Janeiro, and from her pilot, A. Marmelstein,
wa- obtained the story of the disasters
through which the ship had passed. She
sailed from Rio Janeiro on July 2, and had
good weather until Aug. 17, on which date
site passed through one of the most terrilic
gales that probably was ever weathered
by any vessel. The barometer was noticed
falling rapidly, giving warning of the a[v
preaching cyclone. The vessel had got into
what is designates! on the chart as hurricane
centre, about east southeast of Tybee. and
half way between Tyliee and Bermuda, a
spot probably thut no vessel ever reported
before—that is, no vessel ever before got
into the exact centre of it in a hurricane.
LASHED TO THE WHEEL.
In the afternoon the wind and sea kept
increasing rapidly, mid preiiarations were
made to face the blow. Everything was
lashed down and all sails furled except the
foretopmast staysail and tnamstaysail.
Double gaskets were put on nil the sails, and
the man was lashed to the wheel. The
work was barelv completed when the storm
burst over the ship in all its fury, and the
captain states thar his barometer fell below
28. When be observed this lie ordered
all men aboard to lash themselves separately
in different parts of the ship, which they
did, the Captain putting double lashing on
himself. In this situation they remained
for eight horn's, without seeiug or speaking
to each other, while the wind and sea were
■playing havoc with the ship.
HEK SPARS CARRIED AWAV.
She was hove down on her beam ends
with her rails under water during the en
tire eight hours, the sea constantly washing
over her. and the water going down into
ber hold. The two staysails
and every spar, with the ox
ception of the three lower masts, which
were new, and had recently been put in,
were carried away. The spanker boom also
went, and not a single stitch of canvas was
saved, it being blown away in pieces not as
big as a man’s hand from the gaskets. The
wheel was carried away, the rudder dam
aged, the stern stove in and the copper on
the sides all gone and ballast shifted.
THE CAPTAIN’S PLIGHT.
Her cabin is in a terrible condition, the
cabin house is completely strained, and not
a single door w ill close. Everything move
able on deck went over, carrying the rails
with it. The falling spars kept pounding
the sides of the ship and stripped her of the
copper. The Captain's lashings parted
and he was dashes 1 on top of the
house, where he hold on, and for a
time ne was under the impression that the
house had been washed off deck, and that
it was drifting about. The captain has
since been in a terrible fix. Ilis legs are all
bruised, and both ankles sprained and
swollen to an enormous size.
WEATHERING ANOTHER STORM.
After the storm subsided a spare foresail
and mainsail were got out from the cabin,
and with these the ship was worked until
Aug. 21, when she again encountered
another gale, and was again thrown on her
beam ends. How she weathered the two
storms, the captain says, was nothing short
of a miracle. Pilot Marmelstein spoke her
considerably to the southward, and did
a splendid piece of work in bringing
her into Tybee with no other assistance ex
cept the fore sail and main sail. She was
then towed into quarantine. The ship is
in a terrible plight, and is leaking slightly.
She will come up to the citv shortly when a
survey will probably be held on her.
CRUSHED BY AN ELEVATOR.
Harry Brown Loses His Life in a
Harry Brown, a negro porter, was
crushed to death by the olevator in Alt
mayer & Co.’s store, on Bull and Brough
ton streets, aliout 1 o'clock yesterday after
noon. The elevator was out of order, and
a machinist, whom Brown was assisting,
was at work upon it at the time. Tho
freight elevator is suspended just
below the |>asser.ger, and Brown was
stepping from it to the fourth
floor when the accident occurred.
B. B. Mingiedorf, the machinist, was
above the elevator among the wheels and
he called tielow to Brown to start tho
elevator and stop it immediately. He only
wanted to move it a foot or t wo. Mr. Beii
Ehrlich, one of the clerks, was on the
elevator at the time, but before it was
Started he stepped off. Brown pulled the
rope and the elevator startod down rapidly,
and ju=t as it did he stepped backward from
It to the floor, but the bottom of the
passenger elevator struck him on
the head and knocked him down. He
fell and his head and shoulders pro
truded over the edge of the hatchway.
Mr. Ehrlich, seeing the accident , sprang for
the rojie, but before he could stop the ele
vator It liad descended upon Brown’s chest
and crushed him. He was taken ont, and
laid upon the floor, but blood was running
freely from his mouth, ami he died liefore a
physician could reach him. The inquest
wn- held soon after the accident occurred,
and the verdict was that the death was the
result of an accident and no one was to
blame but Brown himself.
The accident caused some excitement,
among the clerk3 of the establishment, most,
of whom are ladies, hut their fears were
soon quieted by Mr. O’Connell, the mana
ger. hut for some time after it occurred
there was an unusual pallor alxuit their
Brown was about 25 years old and mar
ried. He had been employed by the firm
for a number of years, and he was consid
ered one of the hardest working and most
trustworthy of the porters.
A Novel Theft.
At the Ocean Steamship wharves, where
a hundred or more negroes are employed,
their time is kept by means of numbers.
Every laborer is given a brass chock or tag,
with his number on it. This number is
credited with all his work and on (lay day he
presents his check and receives the amount
there is to the credit of that number.
Naturally the owners guard their checks
carefully, but. the negroes who live by their
wits sometimes steal them, and presenting
them at the (my window, receive another's
money , and off they go. Yesterday George
vers ami Frank Arnold loet their cheeks,
bin they very shrewdly ]Kwtcd themselves
near the window, and when James (4u!
lawny and Ed. Wiley came smilingly up
and presents-d the stolen checks, they
pounced on t hem, and almost before they
were aware of it, “one of the finest.” hud
them on the way to the barracks, where
they were looked up on a charge of lnreuny.
Choked With a Towel.
John Wallace (colored) is a sort, of mod
ern thug from all accounts. Yesterday
Tshmael Simmons (colored) went into a res
taurant on Bay street and purchased 10c.
worth of eggs. As is usual with many ne
groes lie wore a towel around his neck like
a scarf. As )u* came out with his eggs John
Wallace rushed up and knocked him down,
the eggs making eccentric curves in all direc
tion*. He then twisted the towel tightly
around Simmons' neck and began choking
off his supply of wind. Simmons naturally
objected, and tried to cry nut, but the
“neck tie” prevented. Finally, however,
he was rescued and relieved of his danger
ous neck wear. Wallace was locked up.
When asked whv he attempted to choke
Simmons lie said that Hiriiiiuius hail talked
too long with his wife that morning.
OFF ON A LARK.
A Happy Pair Expelled From tho
All interest ing, if not agreeable, affair oc
curred at Tyiiee Friday afternoon, soon
after.!. Lutz and “wife’’ registered at the
i Ocean House. They seemed to be a very
I loving couple, and they were so highly de-
I lighted with each other and with the cool
! sea breezes, that they became quite frisky
and attracted the attention of Mr.
Hodges, whose suspicions were aroused.
He began a quiet investigation
and ix; tore long lie learned
that “.Mrs. Lutz’’ was not Mrs. Lutz, and
he promptly informed the merry pair that
the Ocean House was not big enough to hold
them. They wave indignant at first, but
their indignation soon turned to wrath, ami
in their anger they spoke in just a way
as to lot uli the guests at the hotel
know what had hapiiened, and that seaside
resort had as neat a bit of gossip lor the re
mainder of the day as Long Branch could
wish for. The subjects thereof returned to
the city on an early train and “Mrs. Lutz”
secluded herself, but J. Lutz was not
through with his adventures.
He imbibed rather freely, and while in
his cups he got into an altercation with
Ixo Mehrtens und had bis throat cut. He
was taken to Dr. W. F. Reid’s drug store,
corner South and East Brood streets, bleed
ing profusely from what seemed a terrible
wound in his hock. Dr. Reid at once told
Lutz that he should see a physician, and
endeavored to call n carriage by means of
the telephone. He called in vain, for
although he rang up Central for over fifteen
minutes no response could be
obtained. Finally someone
who was having the same very exasperating
experience, and who heard the doctor’s calls
for aid, said over tho wire that it was no
use to call on Central. Ho had boon work
ing for half an hour, but had failed to re
ceive an answer.
In the meanwhile the doctor had washed
the wound und found it not so bod as at first
thought. He dresses 1 it carefully and told
Lutz to go home and rest quietly. A car
nage had been sent for by u boy, and when
it arrived Lutz was taken in and driven
home. The cut was a very painful though
not serious one, extending from the back of
the neck around on the left side to the jaw,
being fully four inches long.
Lutz stated that ho was standing on the
comer of Drayton and York streets talking
to Mehrtens, when a quarrel began between
them. Angry words soon led to blows, and
finally Mehrtens drew a knife and stabbed
him. A friend standing near, named Mar
tin Haar, took him to Dr. Reid’s.
On the way home Lutz stopped
at the barracks and asked that
Mehrtens be arrested, and the Sergeant di
rected him to where he could find a mounted
man who*would bring Mehrtens in, but the
mounted man reported that Lutz had not
seen him. Lutz was on the street Inst night
and did not seem to be seriously injured.
THE LATE BISHOP ELLIOTT.
A Sketch of His Life and Work as a
Soldier and Minister.
Bishop Robert Woodward Barnwell El
liott, whose death was announced yesterday,
was a native of this city anil it was here
that his early life was spent. He was the
son of Bishop Stephen Elliott, the first
bishop of Georgia, who for many years was
the rector of Christ Church, this citv. Tho
late Bishop Elliott was born here fn 1840,
and he was educated in this city until he was
ready for college. Ho tonic his colle
giate course at the State University,
Columbia. >S. C., where for a number of
years his father was professor of belle let
tres, prior to his entrance in the ministry.
Soon after he had completed his education
the war broke out, ana Bishop, then Mr.
Elliott, entered the army as adjutant on
Gen. Lawton’s staff, and he made an en
viable record as a gallant soldier. He was
sovely wounded at the second battle of Ma
nassas, but soon recovered completely.
After the war ho began his preparation
for the ministry. Ho was ordained deacon
in 1807 and priest in 1808. Both ordina
tions took place in Christ Church. After
entering the ministry he went to New
York. and for a year he was the assistant
of Rov. Dr. Montgomery. He w.as then
chosen rector of !St„ Philip’s, Atlanta, and
he was in charge of that parish when
he was elected Missionary Bishop
of Western Texas. In that field
Bishop Elliott has labored hard and faith
fully, and lie has left behind him a record
for good work that, will last longer than a
monument. He was sent by the general
convention to Mexico sorno years ago when
there were some troubles among the mission
aries there, and his work then was success
ful as were all his efforts. He was an earn
est., faithful worker, and by his deatli t.he
Episcopal Church loses one of its ablest
Bishops and mot earnest supporters.
In 18t>8 Bishop Elliott married Miss Caro
line Elliott, a sister of Dr. W. H. Elliott, of
this city, and five children were born to
them, all of whom, with their mother, sur
THE CHATTAHOOCHEE’S VOYAGE.
Struck by a Gale Off Hatteras— Bhe
Weathers a Bad Storm but is Not In
The steamer Chattahoochee which arrived
here yesterday morning encountered a ter
rifie gale on last when she was
ten miles north of Cape Hatteras. The wind
blew furiously all Wednesday and that
night hut lulled slightly Thursday.
By noon, however, its force had increased
again and the blow continued until mid
night. At 12 o’clock Thursday the Captain
found that he was just where he had been
at the some hoar on the previous day, and
all his efforts bad not driven the ship for
ward a foot . Tho vessel bore the storm well,
and when she arrived shh was none the
worse for the venture, except thnt her paint
was somewhat stained. Eulogistic resolu
tions were passed by the passengers, and
signed by Rev. Thomas Boone and about
| Net ices of services in other churches are pub
lished by request on Saturday.)
St. John’s Church, Madison square.—The
twelfth Sunday after Trinity. Sunday
school at 5 p. m.
Christ Church, Johnson square, Kev.
Thomas Boone, rector.—Tito twelfth Sunday
after Trinity. Holy Communion, at 7:.'*) a.
m. Morning Prayer and sermon at 11
o’clock. Sunday school at 5 1>. m. Evening
service at 6 o’clock. Evening service
Wednesday at 6 o'clock.
Christian Church, Bolton and Howard
streets. —Kervioes at, 11 n. m. and 8:15 p. nt.
Hunday school at 9:30 a. nt. Pravcr meeting
Thursday nt 8:15 p. m. T. E. White, pas
tor. Seats free.
Second Baptist Church, Greene Square,
Houston street.—The pastor, Rev. A. Ellis,
will preach at 11 u. nt. and Bp. m. Sunday
school at 4p. in. Morning subject:
“Heaven;” evening: “Falling I .eaves.”
Strangers most cnrdinllv welcome.
St. Phillip’s A. >l. E Church, 8, H. Rob
ertson, pastor.—Sunday morning prayer
meeting atsO'clock. Preaching nt IP:3Oa. in.
by the pastor Hunday school at 1:12 p. in.
The celebration of the twenty second untti,-
vsrsurv of the Sunday school will take
place at 8 p. m.
A Normal School.
A subscriber asks, “What is a normal
It is a school whose methods of instruc
tion are to serve ns a model for imitation;
uii institution for tho education of teachers.
Too well known to need lengthy adver
tisements —Dr. Sage's (’atarrh Remedy.
The Famous New York Clothing H >uso
has removed to 114 Cougra**, northeast cor
n t of Whitaker street.
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 1887.
| SIFTINGS OF CITY NEWS.
| LITTLE GOSSIP FROM THE STREET
Dashes Ilore and There by the News
Reporters -- Yesterday’s Happenings
Told in Brief Paragraphs -Pickings at
The Youths’ Historical Society will give
its first entertainment of the season at Ma
sonic Hall Sept. 14.
The tug Monarch left yesterday for
Charleston, with a lighter in tow, to bring
back a cargo of phosphate rock.
The tug Angie and Nellie left for Bruns
wick yesterday. She towed the schooner
TVapella from Brunswick to this port.
Saturday night six years ago occurred
the great cyclone of 1881, which did so much
damage at Tybee and other places in this
Tin lighter Florida came down off Wil
link’s marine railway yesterday morning,
after lieing thoroughly overhauled and re
Nine arrests were made yesterday bv the
police. Four were drunk and disorderly,
two simple larcenies, one assault and the
two cases given elsewhere.
The first tramp of the season arrived yes
terday from St. Thomas. She is the Brit
ish steamship Ixia. She was anchored at
Suarantine. The Ixia is an old trader at
lis port, and she will load cotton for Eu
At the Mayor's Court yesterday morning
the fines that were imposed for disorderly
conduct, drunkenness and similar offenses
footed up $55. James Bullantyne was held
for the City Court for brickbatting William
Mr. W. B. Stillwell left yesterday for
Dr. R. J. Nunn leaves this morning for
papt.. J. F. Stone, of the Jesup Sentinel,
is at the Harnett House.
Mr. Henry Solomon returned yesterday
from an extended Western trip.
Mr. C. Monelas, the well-known cotton
buyer, returned to the city yesterday.
Mr. J. F. Minis, who has been iu Europe
during most of tho summer, arrived home
Mrs. J. J. McDonough and children will
leave this morning for the North on the
Atlantic Coast Line.
Mr. Paul Decker was among the passen
gei-s on the steamship Chattahoochee which
Signal Observer Hanner left for Charles
ton last evening. He is supposed to be after
that “lost” cool wave.
Rev. Thomas Boone returned home on the
steamship Chattahoochee, which arrived
early yesterday morning from New York.
Dr. A. G. Bouton left yesterday for Old
Point Comfort to attend the annual meet
ing of the Southern Dentists’ Association.
Among tho arrivals at the Pulaski House
were A. Campbell and wife, H. P. Burnett,
New York; L. L. Phillips, Philadelphia;
Mrs. Salime and son, Augusta; Charles
Tunhlinger, New York; P. Ludoneger, Jr.,
Cincinnati: H. R. Altiek, Macon; 0. A.
Wilkins, Hiilgolin; M. Wymond, Augusta;
John Morrisey, C. F. Poihne, Samuel Jaub
son, New York; W. T. Wilber. Boston;
William 11. Blare, Baltimore-P. 11. Devine,
Washington; S. C. Beckner. Richmond; F.
H. Wilcox, Macon; John Whalsin, Atlanta.
At the Screven House were George H.
Utter, Orville Stillman, Westerly, R. I.; F.
W. Reid, Augusta; Thomas Jackson, Rich
mond; P. Lei den ger, Henry Maas, Cincin
nati; Hon. J. P. Watson. Douglassville;
M. P. Harvey, J. E. Cantrell, Fanburn; W.
R. Watson. Indianapolis, Ind.; O. B. Wil
liams, S. P. Johnson, D. Ainsworth, George
W. Manning. E. Wolf, New Y’ork.
At the Harnett House were G. R. Mapel
and wife, Salem, Mass.; T. J. Pugh, R. A.
Carmichael, Jersey City; W. H. Talbott
and wife, New York; T. P. Remolds and
wife, Atlanta; C. R. Harkness, William E.
Brisk), Rochester, N. Y.; Misses Julia C.
and Fannie Yarn, Bartow, Fla.; J. 8. Van
Bronkel, Dallas, Tex.; Ixiuis Simmons, L.
H. Reardon, New York; J. S. Lott, Shep
lieaid, S. C.; D. M. Boyle, Toronto, Can.;
J.J). Donoghue, Wayeross.
At the Marshall House were R. B. Bul
lard, Wayeross; Geo. B. Hack, Pendarvis;
John S. Pitt, Lumber City; T. R. Collett,
Charlotte, N. C.; R. S. Hanewaker, Tsion;
E. Aeo6t,a, Birmingham, Ala.. H. Me-
Kervey, Macon; J. Natanun, Jacksonville.
The contract for painting the exterior
of the Academy of Music has been given
out. Tho building will tie painted in dark
shades, ornamented with bronze.
The missing steamer Madrid, which sailed
from Bull river on June 12 for the United
Kingdom with a cargo of phosphate rock,
was insured in English companies. A cable
gram has been received at New York from
the British Board of Trade concerning the
vessel s loading capacity. The board will
call a court of inquiry to ascertain the ves
sel’s ability to carry a cargo, as well as to
inquire whether she was overloaded.
David Hall, who attempted to break up
ttie "class-meeting” in Centenary church on
Thursday night by firing his pistol in the
air, thereby greatly demoralizing the
brethren and sisters, appeared at the Poliee
Court yesterday morning in an excited state
of mind. The brethren of Centenary
rliurch were also present in large numbers,
but they had evidently recovered from their
excitement. Hall admitted tiring the shots
to stop tli" nuisance, as he characterized the
me-'ting, and the Mayor fined him *25 and
A letter to the AVics and Cowrier from
Ashepoo, on the Charleston and Savannah
Railway, gives the following hopeful state
ment of tin' condition of the rice fields in
that section: “Notwithstanding the gloomy
prospects for the rice crops in June, owing
to tlie drought and salt river, the rite plant
ers, nearly nil, have exceedingly fine crops.
The upland crops also are the finest we have
seen for yen re in this section. Mr. James
Gahngan. one of Ashepoo’s most successful
rice planters, will conniem'o nt once the
harvest of his crop. It will tie remembered
that he wn< the first last year who shipped
rice from this river.”
On Thursday the Oak Point Mining Com
pany sent by the Sliver Ktar an iron-bound
box, containing *BO4. to the mines near
Beaufort for the purpose of paying qff the
hands at that place. The money was sent
in chargo of the captain of the strainer,
N. E. Conte, who on arriving at his des
tination found that file money had been
stolen, and so telegraphist the agent of the
company there. H. W. Crouch & Bro.,
part owners of the Silver Star, acted
promptly in the premises and refunded the
timount of the money stolen to the Oak
Point Mining Company. It is supposed that
tho box was removed from Capt. Crate's
room by an expert thief immediately before
the boat left Charleston, or that it was
stolen by someone secreted on board the
sh amer during the trip, and who got off at
some way landing. It will lie rememliered
that Creueh & Bro. paid the total amount
of the losses by freight on the occasion of
the sinking of the steamer two year* Hgo.
Bucklon’s Arnica Salve.
The best Halve in the world for cute,
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns nml all skin eruptions, and positively
curei piles, or no pay required It ta guar
anteed to gi vo perfect satisfaction, or money
refunded. Puce 25 cents per box. For safe
by 1 jppinmi Bros., druggist*.
Soft ami Stiff Hat* at Be I singer’s 21
W hitaker streot
Advice to Mothers.
Dr. Birgers' Huckleberry Cordial should
i always I. • used lor children teething. It
j.sitliesti ■ child, softens the gums, allay*
| nil part, ures nind cola , and is the be*l
I remedy lot the I him cl*. Try it.
GENERAL RAILWAY NEWS.
Matters of Money and Management
About Various Lines.
The charges on lemons from Sanford to
New York is 40c. per box. The average
weight per lxix is 80 pounds. From New
York to Sanford the rate is about 50c. per
The St. John’s, Ixike Weir and Gulf rail
road, Florida, arouses great expectations
among the settlers along tho proposed line.
Several routes have Ixm surveyed, and the
building of the road is a probability.
Pensacola, Fla., is reaching out for new
avenues of trade. She has already estab
lished a steamer fine to Milton and Black
water, and contemplates starting another
on the Conecuh and Escambia rivers.
The Board of Corporators of the Hunts
ville f Ala.) Belt Line and Monte Suno Rail
road Company opened books of subscription
at the office or the North Alabama Improve
ment Company for capital stock to the road,
which is to run from Huntsville to the
The engineers of the Georgia Central road
have reached Gadsden, Ala., and will soon
proceed to Decatur. The Tennessee and
Coosa Rivers railroad and the Rome and
Decatur road are doing a good business,
making from five to eight trips a day from
Gadsden to Attalla.
The stockholders of the Alabama and
Tennessee Coal and Iron Company met Fri
day at Huntsville, Ala., for the purpose of
increasing the capital stock from $2,200,000
to not more than $8,225,000. and its bonded
debt to not more than $1,500,000, and to ef
fect a consolidation with the Sheffield and
Birmingham Railroad Company.,
The Railroad Rate Committee have been
wrangling for months over the rate for
domestics, baled and unbaled. They have
finally agreed to put domestics at sixth
class. The members of the rate committee
have appreciated tho injustice that would
be done the mill men by placing their goods
in any but tlie sixth class. The Georgia
railroad has all the time been shipping
goods at sixth class, and so have several
otlier roads lending out of Augusta.
Mr. Edwin F. Jones, formerly with the
Louisville and Nashville railroad, with
headquarters at Montgomery, Ala., has
been appointed chief engineer of the Buena
Vista and Ellavilie railroad and has taken
charge of the construction work now in
progress near Americas. Mr. Jones is an
experienced engineer, having long been in
the employ of the Louisville and Nashville
road. His fattier constructed the Macon
anil Western railroad from Macon to At
lanta, and also tlio Muscogee road from Ma
con to Columbus, and his brother, Col. T.
G. Jones, is the present attorney of the
Louisville and Nashville railroad. Engi
neer Payne, lately resigned .from the Buena
Vista and Ellavilie road on account of sick
ness, will leave shortly for his former home
in Virginia to recuperate.
Greenville (S. C.) Newt: The committees
appointed by the citizens’ mass meeting of
Aug. 1, to prepare material for the big rail
road meeting for the Carolina,Knoxville and
Western, salesday in September, are busily
but quietly at work. When the meeting
conies off everything will be found in read
iness for the campaign to open. A petition
for the election on the county subscription
is being drawn up, and an address to the
citizens of the county is in preparation.
The Hon. Sam McKinney, one of Knox
ville’s most prominent citizens, will be at
tho meeting, and Col. C. W. Charlton, and
perhaps several other leading citizens of
that railroad metropolis of the future, are
also expected. Col. McKinney was ac
cused of making the best railroad speech on
record, at the meeting at Knoxville iu favor
of the Carolina, Knoxville and Western,
and Col. Charlton is an ardent and eloquent
champion of the line.
A Greenville, S. C., special of Aug.
says: “About a week ago the Richmond
and Danville railroad advanced rates on
manufactured cotton goods to Eastern
points, and at that, same tune raised freights
on coal from the West. The cotton goods
rate was changed from the sixth to the fifth
class, nuking an advance of 14c. per 100,
while the coal rate went up 00c. a ton.
Both these advances fell heavily on the cot
ton mills here. The animal freight bill of
the Piedmont and Camperdown mills is
over $50,000, and the advanced rate meant
an increase of SB,OOO a year for the
Piedmont, and #5,000 for Camper
down. As soon as the new rate was
announced Col. Hammett, the Presi
dence of these two mills, at once began ship
ping his goods to Charleston, and thence
North by steamer. The State Railroad
Commission protects rates to Charleston,
and the steamer company gave him a cheap
rate, so that the total was about the same
as the old all-rail rate. This has gone on for
a week. Yesterday Col. Hammett received
a telegram from D. Cardwell, freight and
passenger agent of the Richmond and Dan
ville, announcing that the old rate would be
resumed from and after to-day. Col. Ham
mett is so well pleased with the water route
thnt, in view of the reduction promised, he
may continue to use it altogether. The re
sult is a complete victory for Col. Hammett's
Saving the Lawyers.
“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the
lawyers.” This is rather a bloodthirsty
proposition which wo modify by offering to
cure this worthy class of people. Most of
them suffer (in common with nearly all
others of sedentary habits) from the injuri
ous effects of dyspepsia, indigestion, piles,
loss of appetite and other ailments caused
by a constipated habit of the body. Dr.
Pierce’s "Pleasant Purgative Pellets” eradi
cates all these disorder - in promptly remov
ing the cause thereof, and induce a rare
degree of comfort and health,
A. R. Altmayer & Cos.
Will offer the following special bargains
1 lot best quality Dress Ginghams 6%c.,
usually sold for l'Jj-jc.
1 lot 22x38 Huck Towels each, real
2,000 yards Crash Toweling worth
75 Childrens’ Kilt Suits, size 2 to 8 years,
75c., worth *‘2.
150 Boys' Corduroy and Cassimere Pants
75c., worth from $1 25 to *1 .‘>o.
Boys’all-wool Casssimere Suits, various
styles, at s'2 25, *2 50 and *B, usual price
$8 50 to *5.
1 lot Childrens’ White Cambric Dresses, 2
to 6 years, 25c. each, worth 50c.
Ladies' Linen Dusters nt 75c., reduced
from *1 50.
Babies’ Caps, Millinery, etc. at half price.
Best all-siik Kalin and Gros Grain Riel ion,
new fall shades, No. 7,10 c.; No. 1), 12} a 'c.;
No. 12, 15c.; No. l(i, 20c.
Gents’ White Unlaundried Shirts, linen
iKxvun and bands. 25c. each, worth 40c.
5 cases Ladies’ Sorgq Congress Shoes, size
2 to 7, at 50c.
5 chaos Childrens’ Kid Spring Heel Button
Shoes, sizes 5 to 8, at 50c.
5 <•** Childrens’ Kid Spring Heel Button
Shoes, sizes KU to 12, at 75c.
Indies’ and U'-nts’ low Shoes at cost.
Has not decided to come to Savannah, but
all the housekeepers have decided that the
Mutual Co-operative Association is the
place to buy the host good* at the lowest
market price*. Give us a call and iTmipare
our goods aud prices before buying else
where. J. R. Withinoton, Agent
Sw ann.mi, <i.\.. lug. 72. 1887 Jitter*
Shuptrinr rfl Bro., City — Dkak Sirs: Sev
ern! physicians treated me, without success,
for what they prououncisl a stubborn case
of eczema. In addition to this I have tried
every so-called remedy that was suggested
to me, but nothing did me the slightest good
until, in sheer deapnrttiou, I tried your
Tetterine. This effected what seems to
be a iwi-manrat cure, and 1 take pleasure
in testifying to its merits
Very respectlull.v yours,
Isaac G. Haas.
PULLED OUT OF THE FIRE.
Charleston Wins a Game from New
Orleans In the Last Inningr.
Nnw Orleans, Aug. 37.—Three thousand
people saw a great game to-day? It was a
battle of boxmen, as neither side male a
costly error, although superior fielding by
Glenn, Powell and Hines about saved the
game for Cliarleston. Each pitcher struck
out the side in one inning, and both did fine
work. Widner, tho pitcher, is very regular,
inita few bits at critical times, and the inabil
ty of the locals to hit Hungrier, settled the con
test. .Singles by Glenn, Hines and Powell
in the third, and Glenn’s good running
yielded the first run for Charleston. Not
another run was made until the eighth inn
ning, when New Orleans tied the score.
Winner hit safe to centre, and scored on
Powell’s single to right and Child’s throw to
second. With two men on bases and one
out Cartwright hit a fly to left, and Glenn
made a double play by throwing
Powell out at the plate. In
the ninth inning Geiss hit the ball
safe in front of the plate and reached sec
ond on Fuller’s hit to Hines, although Hines
claimed to have touched him, and scored on
Wells’ single to left. New Orleans looked
upon the game as won, but in the ninth,
with one man out, Carl hit safe and scored
on Corcoran’s two bagger to left. Williams’
single and Campaus’ ragged throw in let in
the winning run. There will lie two games
to-morrow, Smith and Aydelotte pitching
in the morning and W idner and Hungler
in the evening. Both teams leave to-mor
row night for Charleston. Umpire Tom
Barrett has resigned, and John Berkery, a
veteran ball player, has been appointed.
The innings were:
Charleston 00 -1 00000 2 3
New Orleans 0000000 1 I—2
Batteries—Widner and Wells, Hungler and
Base bits—New Orleans 8, Charleston 6.
Stolen bases New Orleans 8. Charleston 1.
Errors—New Orleans 4, Charleston 2,
MANY RUNS AND HITS.
One of the Poorest Games of the
Season Played at Memphis.
Memphis, Aug. 27.—Ester quest was de
cidedly off in his delivery to-day and Stal
lings’ back stop work was simply execrable.
His throwing to second was so wide of the
mark that bases were stolen by Memphis
without the slightest risk. fisterquest’s
ineffective delivery seemed to discourage
those behind him and the fine fielding which
lias heretofore characterized the Birming
ham team was conspicuous by its alwence.
Even the infallible Duffeeand the incompar
able Burks made bad errors. Smith, of the
locals, after pitching for four innings and
having the game safe in hand, gave way to
Keceius. He was hit freely, and
all the runs scored by the
visitors were made off his delivery, Duffee
sending the ball over the extreme left field
fence, inside the foul line, as long a hit as
was ever seen on the grounds. The feature
of the game was a magnificent catch by D.
McKeough of a foul fly hack of third base,
with one hand, after a long and desperate
run, within two feet of the bleaching
boards. The score by innings follows:
Memphis 4 6 0 2 8 2 1 1 0—24
Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 3 2—13
Batteries—Smith, Reccius and Crotty for
Memphis, Ester-quest, Masran and Stallings for
Base hits—Memphis 32, Birmingham 17.
Errors—Memphis 3, Birmingham 10.
Jesup Wins at Ball.
Jesup, Ga., Aug. 37.—Jesup and Hazle
hurst played a game of ball at this place to
day. The score is: Jesup 18, Hazlehurst 2.
Louisville 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 3-8
Brooklyn 00 00 1 0 0 02—3
Base hits—Louisville 16, Brooklyn 6. Errors—
Louisville 3. Brooklyn 2.
At Washington (morning game)—
Washington 00 0000 0 0 0— 0
Indianapolis 4100001 1 x— 7
Base hits Washington 5. Indianapolis 11. Er
rors—Washington 5, Indianapolis 2
Afternoon game (seven innings)—
Washington 8 0 1 0 0 0 0— 9
Indianapolis 0 0 0 0 0 1 0— 1
Base hits-Washington 13, Indianapolis 5.
Errors Washington 4, Indianapolis 3.
Cincinnati 2 1 140250 I—l 6
Baltimore 00 00 1 1 0 0 0— 2
Base hits—Cincinnati 32, Baltimore 6. Er
rors—Cincinnati 4, Baltimore 9.
At Philadelphia—Exhibition game:
Philadelphia 0001 3 2 03 o—B
Detroit 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3—7
Base hits— Philadelphia 18, Detroit 13. Errors
Philadelphia 4, Detroit 2. Pitchers—Deve
lin and Gruber.
At New York-
New York 100001003-5
Chicago 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 o—l
Base hits -New York 13, Chicago 4. Errors—
New York 3. Chicago 6.
Boston 4 5 6 6 3 0 0 0 4—28
Pittsburg 3 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 6—14
Baso Hits -Boston 26, Pittsburg 23. Errors—
Boston 19, of which Kelly made 13, Pittsburg 35,
Cleveland 3 1 0 0 10 2 1 1 o—lB
Athletic 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 4 o—9
Base hits—Cleveland 35, Athletic 13. Errors—
Cleveland 8, Athletic 4.
At Bt. Louis —
St. loins 21 102200 2—lo
Metropolitan 10000000 0— 1
Base hits—St. Louis 17, Metropolitan 4. Er
rors—St. Louis 3. Metropolitan 5.
Consumption, Wasting Diseases,
And general debility. 1 loetors disagree as to
the relative value of Cod Liver Oil and Hy
pophosphites: the one supplying strength
and flesh, the other giving nerve power, and
acting ns n tonic to the digestive and entire
system. But in Scott’s Emulsion of Cod
Liver Oil witli Hypophosphitos the two are
combined, and the effect is wonderful.
Thousands who have derived no permanent
benefit from other preparations have
been cured by this. Scott's Emul
sion is lierfectly palatable and is easily di
gested by those who cannot tolerate plain
Cod Liver Oil.
Reduced Prices on White Shirts.
In moving we find that we have an over
stock of White Shirts, sizes from to 18,
therefore have reduced them in price to
clear out. A good opportunity for large
men at the Famous, removed to the north
east corner of Congress and Whitaker
Open front Shirts a specialty at Belsin
ger’s, 21 Whitaker street.
We take great pleasure in announcing to
our friends, and the public in general, that
we have opened a Special Custom Depart
ment, which will lie conducted under our
own personal supervision. We are now
ready, aud have on hand a full line of Fall
and Winter Samples, to which we call spe
cial attention, particularly to styles, fabrics
and prices. This will enable such parties
that wear extra and odd sizes to lm\ e their
clothing made to measure with very little
extra cost. We guarantee a fit in every in
stance or no sal*'. To those who intend Hav
ing Ilnur fall nnd winter clothing made by
us, wo would respectfully ask them to place
their order- early. Very respectfully,
Appki. A Hchaul, One Price Clothier*,
1015 Congress street, opposite market.
Tile 1,. R. H. Suspender at Belsinger’s, 24
Back into our old quarters, and it feels
like homo. We’ve been pent up long enough
and feel like spreading ourselves. Come
and see us; wo have a regular palace, and
looks as neat, as a pin. V\ eve prepared our
selves for this move with new and attractive
goods and are ready for Im-meas. We shall
endeavor to retain the ooniidenre our friends
and |itmns have placed in u* for selling
only the finest grades of Watches, Jewelry,
Silverware, etc., of which we have an at
tractive assortment, W* always carry the
largest hue of lust water Diamonds m the
(state. M. Sternbeuu,
157 Brou ■ton trw4,
I J Special indications for Georgia:
FAIR Generally fair weather, light vari-
I lahle winds, slightly warmer, except
in southern portion stationary tem
Comparison of mean temperature at Savan
nah, Aug. 27, 1887, and the mean of same day for
| Departure Total
Mean Temperature from the j Departure
j Mean i Since
for 15 years'Aug. 87. tT. I --or-- pan. 1.1857.
78.0 83.0 ! - - 5.0 I- 118.0
Comparative rainfall statement:
Ammmtfor for Mean Since
ltt Xears. Aug. 37, 87.| or _ Jal) ~ IBS 7.
.36 1 .01 I— 25 —< 0 -
Maximum temperature 93.0. minimum lem
The height of the river at Augusta a%
1:33 o’clock p. m. yesterday (Augusta time)
was 8.3 feet—a fall of 0.7 during the past
Cotton Region Bulletin for 34 hours end
ing Op. in., Aug. 27 1887. 75th Meridian
Districts. I Average.
Wl „_ N JC° f Max. l Min. Rain
‘ 1 'tions Temp Temp fall.
1. Wilmington 11 78 61 2.37
2. Charleston 8 90 72 ,29
3. Augusta 12 84 70 .27
4. Savannah 13 96 72 .16
5. Atlanta 13 82 66 .57
6. Montgomery 8 84 70 00
7. Mobile 9 81 66 *T
R. New Orleans 13 86 66 .00
9. Galveston 20 81 68 08
10. Vicksburg 5 86 68 *T
11. Little Rock 15 84 56 .00
12. Memphis 19 82 66 *T
*T denotes trace of rainfall.
Observations taken at tho same moment
of time at all stations.
Savannah, Aug. 27. 9:36 p. M.. city time.
Norfolk 641N Eifi! .58 Raining.
Charlotte 02 N Kl 8 .02 Cloudy.
Wilmington 6* NW 10 .01 Cloudy.
Charleston 76 N 61 04 Cloudy.
Augusta . 70 N E 8i Cloudy.
Savannah 76.S E.. .01 Fair.
Jacksonville 82! S 8j .01 Fair.
Cedar Key 5........ 84SW .J Fair.
Key West 82 E 71 Clear.
Atlanta 70! NW 6. ...Clear.
Pensacola 80 N 10 Clear.
Mobile 74! N 8 Clear.
Montgomery 74 W Clear.
New Orleans 80 NW Clear.
Galveston. 82; E 10 Fair.
Corpus Christi 88: E 20 T* Cloudy.
Palestine 70|N E; Clear.
Brownesville 761 *E (Clear.
*T denotes trace of rainfall.
G. N. Salisbury Signal Corps.
Hurry Up, People!
Only a short time left to avail yourselves
of the bargains in Gents’, Youths’ and
Hats for a Song.
We intend to sell out everything that can
be sqld at any price to get room for Fall
Stock. The leaders of the fashionable
Examine our line of imported Jaeger’s
System Underwear and Overshirts.
161 Congress street,
B. H. Levy & Bro.
Flannel Shirts, all colors and sizes, at Be!
singer’s, 34 Whitaker street.
Sanitary Woolen Underclothing.
Our attention has been directed to adver
tisements in the public papers regarding
“Imitations” of Dr. Jaeger’s Hanitary
Underclothing. We beg to state that
we are one of the largest manufacturers of
these goods in Germany, and we guarantee
that our underclothing is quite equal in
quality, and all other respects, to those pro
duced by other manufacturers and sup
plied to Dr. Jaeger's Company. We spe
cially request that you advertise our man
ufactures accordingly, on our responsi
bility. Gebruder Loeb,
96 Reinsburg Hti'asse, Htuttgart, Germany.
N. B. —Our goods, as above, are for sale
by Messrs. B. H. Levy & Bro., 161 Congress
street. Savannah, Ga.
Belsinger’s, 34 Whitaker street.
$5 Boys’ Suits Reduced to $2 50.
In moving to the northeast corner Con
gress and Whitaker streets, we have laid
one side, to dear out, 100 Boy’s Suits, every
one of them costing $5 and over. Have re
duced them down to $2 50 per suit. Come
and look at them at the Famous.
Collars and Cuffs at Belsinger’s, 24 Whit
The Famous New York Clothing House
has removed to 144 Congress, northeast cor
ner of Will taker street.
Advice to Mothers.
Mrs. Winslow’s Boothing Hymn should
always be used when children are cutting
teeth. It relieves the littie suffer Ht once; it
produces natural, quiet sleep by relieving
the child from win and the little cherub
awakes as “bright as a button.”
It is very pleasant to taste. It soothes the
child, softens tho gums, allays all pain, re
lieves wind, regulates the bowels, and is the
best known remedy for diarrhoea, whether
arising from teething or other causes. 35
cents a bottle.
Facts About Farmer Armstrong.
Mr. Frank Armstrong, of Dcdge Town
ship, was the winner of $5,000 in the Lou
isiana State lottery. The cash was received
by Mr. Trumau, banker here, in full. It
was one twentieth part of the second capital
prize (#100,000) which was drawn by ticket
No. 21,058, for whicli twentieth part Mr.
Armstrong had paid #1 about a month ago.
He is a substantial farmer of about 55 years,
has raised family in Union county, and ns
he lost his wife a few years ago, lie is un
married.—AJfton (/oiudi Tribune, July 0.
HMU da n \KK.
mm Well urn,
Iron and Turpentine Tools.
Office: Cor. State and Whitaker street*.
Warehouse: 138 and lid State street.
Imported Bay Rum,
A FINE ARTICLE,
AT STRONG'S DRUG STORE.
Comer Bull and Perry street la in.
HIDDEN BATES S. M. H.
Tiie Truth, the Whole Truth,
ami Nothing But tlic Truth
IS what we mean to tell in our
and generally we succeed, but once in I
while a printer’s error, or our unreadable copy,
floors us and makes us deviate like any other
So, when in a late “adv"’ we offered FINE
PIANOS at only SSO, S6O, $75, S9O to SIOO we
told a whopp *r. Of course, FINE PIANOS
can't be sold at such ridiculously low prices,
and we didn t mean to t>o deceive our patrons.
We meant to have said
And there we are solid. We can sell a pretty
FAJK PIANO at S6O. Old stylo, of course, but
with case repolished and works renovated. All
in pood oraor and good for years of hard ser
vice. Just the thing for practice and far better
than no Piano at all.
FOR 875 TO SIOO
We will give you a really good Piano, sweet tone
and very satisfactory, while for §125 to #l5O
we can astonish you.
For those not able, or quite ready to purchase
new- Pianos, our closing out sale of Second-
Hand Pianos presents a rare opportunity. We
represent these instrument; precisely as they
are, and buyers can depend upon getting a bar
gain when we tell them so. No risk in buying
We look after and time Second-Hand Pianos
free, for one year just the same as new Pianos,
and also give Stool, Cover and Instructor.
L. & B. S. M. H.
To Make Room for Fall Stock,
I will offer Special Inducements in
MY ENTIRE STOCK,
With exception of my Empire State Shirt.
r I' , HE following floods will be sold cheaper than
A ever offered m Savannah:
Summer and India Silks.
Cream, White and Light. Shades of Albatross.
Colored and Black a)! Wool Dress Goods.
Black Camel's Hair Grenadines at 85o.; 10-Inch
Printed Linen Lawns at less than cost.
Real Scotch Ginghams at less than cost.
Black Henriettas at $1 40 and 51 75: sold at
S3 and 83 25.
Ladies' and Children's Silk and Lisle Thread
Hose in black and colored.
Ladies' and Children's Undervests; best goods
in the market.
Linen Sheet ing and Pillow-Case Linen.
Cream and White Table Damask.
!!-4 White Damask at $1; former price $1 50.
Napkins and Doylies in cream and white.
Linen Damask Towels in white and colored
Linen Huck in white and colored bordered.
Pantry Crash Doylies at great reduction.
The above goods will be offered at prices to
insure quick sale.
J. P. GERMAINE,
Next to Furber’s, 132 Broughton street.
ERNST WSBIRffi, DRESDEN',
G. HEYL, LEIPZIG,
THE BEST AND CHEAPEST PIANOS
FOR THE PRICE.
Seven Octaves. Full Iron Frame. Ivory Keys.
Three Strings to Each Tone. Cases, Ebonized
and Gold. Italian Walnut. Finest French Polish.
Round, Full Singing Quality of Tone. War
ranted for Six Years. ()*4n.stallmeuts.
Schreiners Music House,
JOHN H. FOX~
CORNER LIBERTY AND WHITAKER STS.
Residence. 115 Abercorn.
KISSIMMEE CIT Y BANK,
Kissimmee City, Orange County, Fla.
CAPITAL - - - *50,000
'T'RANSACT a regular hanking business. Give
I particular attention to Florida collections,
i ’orrcstinruleiice solicited. Issue Exchange on
New York, Kew Orleans, Savannah and Jack
sonville. Fla. Resident Agents for Goutts A Cos.
and Melville. Evans & Cos., of London, England.
New York correspondent: The Seaboard
“ Davis Bros.’ Best Toned
The above was the award of the judges of the
FLORAL AND ART EXHIBITION held in
Savannah, Oa., during ihe month of May last
The celebrated Ktiabe Pianofortes, for which
we are the Agent* In thin section, are now over
50 years established. 'I hew: instruments are
favorably known all over the world. ’Tis use
less for us to take up your time with newspaper
blrr; you know the Knabo Piano as well as we
do. When you want a Piano, look at ours be
fore you buy. We sell at factory price*, and
can give as easy terms as any house in the coun
try, whether large or small. We are also Agents
for the KRANICH AND BACH, BAU9 AND
EBTEY PIANOS, and EBTEY ORGANS. We
have just a* good a line of Instmmenta aa any
house can boast of. and by close attention to
our own business, we have kept busy winter and
summer, and have bo ui tlfully reaped the suo
cess that such efforts merit.