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THE GREAT AUK'S BONES.
THIS EXTINCT BIRD’S REMAINS
FOUND ON FUNK'S ISLAND.
Undeveloped Mineral and Agricultu
ral Wealth of Newfoundland—Suf
fering and Starvation Among the
From the. Boston Globe.
U. S. Fish Commission Schooner, Min
gan, Lab-, Aug. 22. On the afternoon of
July 17 the Grampus came to anchor in St.
John’s harbor, Newfoundland. The day be
ing Sunday and unusually warm every
available boat was filled with pleasure seek
ing humanity. Long before coming to an
chor we were surrounded. Seemingly every
Kind of boat in Newfoundland was in the
harbor. We attracted as much attention as
either the Puritan or Mayflower would in
some New England port for the first time.
Shipping apparently was good, as every
wharf and a greater part of the harbor
were studded with ships and schooners; but
we afterwards learned that such was not
the case; the ships were being hauled up or
waiting for freight. Fishing is not pros
perous, and the outlook for the future is
anything but cheering. Many of the old
fishermen gravely snake their heads, in
doubt as to how they will manage to strug
gle through the coming winter. The
thought of past hardships seems to throw a
gloom over them.
Newfoundland contains enough wealth to
amply provide for all her people instead of
them being forced away for want of work.
Her hills contain copper enough to set
double the population she now has at work;
her valleys lie waiting for the first furrow
to be plowed: streams and lakes for the first
man to turn them from their natural course.
The valleys could be transformed into fer
tile farms and happy homes; the streams
and rivers could be made serviceable to
man, in a hundred different ways. Hardly
a steamer sails from this port for the United
States without being crowded with emi
grants; between 3,000 and 4.000 have left
this year, most of them seeking homes in
The majority of the people have been
very kindly disposed towards Americans
and American vessels. We were treated
with extreme kindness, every possible at
tention being shown us. We had free use
of private ponds, well stocked with trout,
and were permitted to roam at large over
fields for the purpose of collecting species
of birds. Among the many visitors re
ceived on board were Mr. Maloy, the Amer
ican Consul, Judge Prowse and Rev. Mr.
Harvey and family, the last named gentle
man being an old resident and an author of
much note. “Newfoundland—the Oldest
British Colony,” “Lectures, Literary and
Biographical,” etc., are some of his chief
Thursday, July 21, at 10 a. m., we filled
sway from our anchorage, bound for Funk
Island to search for hones of the great auk.
Many stories were told about the difficulty
of landing, digging, etc. But we were well
TO MEET ANY EMERGENCY
that should arise. The day was pleasant,
and quite warm for this locality. We
passed a very pleasant afternoon watching
the mountainous scenery, unique fishing
boats with their dark red sails, and the
many small settlements that dotted the
coast. We passed Conception and Trinity
hays, the home of the seal in spring. These
hays abound with fish and game of all kinds
such as are found in Northern latitudes.
At 8 o’clock in the evening Cape Bona
vista bore abeam.
As we rounded the cape a beautiful sight
met our gaze; two mammoth icebergs
loomed up directly in our course. As we
drew near them they increased in grandeur
and beauty, assuming different forms,
caused by our changed position and the pale
light which shone from the wastern sky.
Looked at through an opera-glass these
colossal masses of ice had the appearance of
marble, standing in silent awe, as if guard
ing a nation's dead, and saying to all in
truders: “Begone, or we will crush you
out of existence!”
One showed evidence of having recently
turned over, as its huge perpendicular side
was covered with mud and small rocks. To
us it was a grand sight and one long to tie
We were now crossing Bonavista hay,
and by morning expected to be in sight of
the “Funks.” The locality of this noted
island was given in a previous letter.
In Bonavista bay the glacial period must
have held universal sway for ages. The
islands in this hay show evidence of having
been connected with the main island, but
when the ice came it uprooted the coast,
tore off high hills, formed channels, bays
and creeks wherever dry land was, grind
ing. scouring and sweeping everything be
fore it in its destructive’journey south.
The following morning, as was expected,
we were in sight of the once favorite home
of the great auk. At noon we lauded, and
immediately set to work digging for the
bones of this extinct bird. An excellent
place for landing was found on the north
east side of the island; the sea at all the
ports was in a constant commotion—al
though the water was remarkably smooth
a short distance from the xhoro—which
made it very dangerous for a boat even to
approach. But we met with no difficulty,
and lauded all of our gear without injury or
getting it wet. Nature must have taken
special pains when this bunch of rocks was
thrown up, to form a landing place for
future travelers, for we found against the
PERPENDICULAR WALL OK GRANITE,
£OO feet long and 50 feet high, a shelf about
4 teet wide, to which, even if the sea was
quite rough, a landing could be made.
A lively scramble up the cliffs and over
the rocks brought us to the western part of
the island, where the great auk bones were
supposed to lay. After five minutes of easy
digging all our expectations were realized,
as t housands of the auk bones lay bare to
our view. Those birds must huve existed
here in incredible numbers, or they would
have been exterminated long before they
were. We encountered no such hard dig
ging as was spoken of, the soil being about
1U inches deep, on an average, and very soft.
'* bile digging we were constantly annoy
ed by the birds on the island, of which there
are thousands, Arctic turns, puffins, munes,
and razor-billed auks breeding here in great
numbers. Occasionally one more daring
f nan his companions would swoop down and
ftnke our hats, or startle us from our busy.
employment by screaming in our ears, trying’
to drive us away from their long-possessed
homo. Finding that we would not be driven
i'll, they finally gave up the war cry and
resinned their duties of housekeeping, catch
ing and preparing food for the little ones.
But occasionally we would trespass on for
bidden ground or dig too close to a nest,
"hen a perfect pandemonium would lie kept
up until we were forced to retreat. After
procuring all the auk bones required we
turned our attention to prospecting the
Wand for mummies, eggs, plants and speci
mens of rock. e
hi searching about pieces of broken iron
"Cities were found, which were used by fish
ermen to scald the bodies of the auk over a
0 century ago. Whole families came annu
, 7 a "d camped out, collecting these birds
principally for their feathers, but enough
, ics were saved and salted down for food
lnst through the long winter. After
ic.ng taken from the scalding water mid
1 vested of their downy coats, the bodies
'ere thrown into the lire to keep up the re
quired heat,. Fancy these families of men,
“men and children dancing around their
Mmn fires at night, like Indians aroiuid n
icipless victim bound to the stake, be
cjneared with blood, grease and feathers,
moating ami laughing as they drove their
s * au Sbter. As the auk had no
its wings on land, it must have been
i easy thing to catch, completely at the
m, ' r <2 of man.
"" remains of several stone pounds were
i,JcT wl ‘r they were driven in and kept
dJ 1 '''ajiled, The early French fishermen
Pauded on them for bait, coming direct
from Franee they loaded up their vessels and
then proceeded to the coast of Labrador.
THIS WHOLESALE SLAUGHTER
w-as kept up for many years, until forced to
abandon it. Tne method of procuring a
cargo was to drive a large number into one
of the pounds, kill them with sticks and
throw them into a wooden shute which
quickly carried them down the steep cliffs
into a boat below waiting to receive its
The next islands visited were the Penguin,
w hich lie on Notre Dame Bay. Tradition
says that these islands also were a favorite
breeding place of the auk, but close investi
gation revealed nothing to indicate their
haying existed in this locality.
Several days were spent cruising among
the islands in this bay. A whole summer
could be passed here and then not exhaust
the supply of knowledge to be gained. It
is au excellent field for the geologist or bota
nist to work in. Copper may be found in
most of the islands, also scattering places
where coal and other minerals show them
selves. The natives take pleasure in telling
of the wonderful wealth of the country,
and yet at the same time complain of the
exceedingly hard times, when under their
very feet lies vast wealth waiting to be re
moved from its rocky hiding place. To be
sure the inhabitants are poor, and are kept
so by English capital, but in the past times
have been good, and their attention could
have been turned to other business besides
The highest ambition of these people
seems to be to catch codfish; to speak to
them of a different occupation is folly. A
few years ago an American with a small
amount of capital came here and star ed
in business by putting up canned lobsters in
small quantities, and today he is reckoned
as wealthy. Thus far this season the fish
ing has been a total failure, and as the re
maining part of the season is short, not
much can be expected. Those w r ho have
gone to labrador have done comparatively
nothing, and as large numbers depend ou
this catch for a year’s work, a terrible
amount of suffering must necessarily fol
low a complete failure, unless the govern
ment renders them assistance.
The largest settlement on the bay is Tou
linguet, locally called the “City of the
North.” This place has about 3,000 inhabi
tants, mostly fishermen. A number of fine
buildings adorn the well-kept streets; be
sides, the shore is covered with a large num
ber of wharves, on which are tidy-looking
and modem houses for receiving, curing
and shipping fish. Four square-rigged ves
sels lay at anchor in the stream, waiting for
arrivals from Labrador, no fish being on
hand. If these vessels do not succeed in
getting a load
IT WILL BE A SERIOUS BLOW
to the merchants of the place, which will in
turn greatly affect the inhabitants.
While here we met a genuine Yankee,
who, true to Yankee principles, kept a good
supply of Yankee notions, and did all sorts
of repairing and manufacturing, from
mending boots and shoes to repairing
That he had a lucrative trade we could
not doubt, as everything about him denoted
it. W r hile his less fortunate neighbors were
complaining he plied his calling to good ad
vantage. The place also boasts of a weekly
paper, but in conversation with J. P.
Thompson, its editor, we learned that it
was poorly supported, the people being not
much given to reading. Two days of calm
gave us ample time to see everything of in
Our next run took us to Canada bay.
This bay is very pretty, it being about 12
miles long and 3 wide, surrounded on all
sides by very high Cloud hills, which are
1,600 feet above the level of the sea at the
loftiest peaks. A climb to the summit of
these will amply pay one for his trouble. If
it be a clear day a grand sight is before
you. The Strait of Belle Isle and the Tug
ged coast of Labrador are clearly seen
away in the northwest. Almost at your
feet is Canada bay, with its nearly perpen
In the bay are a few small islands, around
which are hundreds of porpoises playing
and jumping high out of water, their bright
sides glistening in noonday sun. On the top
of these seemingly arid rocks are a number
of beautiful little lakes, in which are many
small islands. Several waterfalls down the
mountain side make a lieautiful contrast to
the thick overhanging foliage.
W'e were told that porpoises abound in
the bay the greater part of the summer.
No attempt is ever made by the few people
who live here to eaten them. Fishing here,
as everywhere else, has failed, the amount
per man only averaging about 10 quintals
—certainly a poor prospect for the com
ing winter—and yet when we asked
some of them why they did not catch por
poises for their skins and oil they were as
tonished, having never before heard of such
a thing as catching them for anything ex
cept sport. Although this is a good locality
for sporting in its season, in the long winter
months it must be gloomy—hardly a fit
place for human beings to live. Great was
the suffering last winter, when whole fami
lies nearly starved, living on nothing but
dried caplin. What a diet for human beings
to live upon! “Man’s inhumanity to man”
CHIEF CAUSE OK THE SUFFERING
in Newfoundland. Close to the rocky shore
of this little settlement stands a dilapidated
looking house, gloomy and silent ;lis owner,
a decrepit old man. we were told, “joined
the silent majority” a few months ago. Be
ing hemmed in by snow and too feeble to
make an attempt to free himself figmi his
living tomb of snow, the poor old man
starved to death. His neighbors could ren
der him no assistance, as they were on the
verge of starvation, their children crying
in vain for bread. Unless something is
done to check the wave of poverty which is
sweeping over the northeast coast of New
foundland. great will be the suffering the
coming winter. It has been recently said
that Newfoundland was never iii a more
flourishing condition. A great mistake, as
things could not assume a more gloomy
look than at present.
On the morning of Aug. 4we were close
to Cape Bauld, the most nothern point of
land on the island. It had all the appear
ance of winter, the thermometer standing
at 42’ and water 37", with icebergs all
around. In the early part of the day we
passed between Belle Isle and Pistolet Bay
and entered the Strait of Bello Isle.
A.t noon we put into Block Bay, the
weather being dark, gioomy und threaten
ing. VVe were now in the land where they
have “nine months winter and three months
late in the fall.”
Mackerel seldom visit these waters, none
having been seen for a number of years, and
then in a very poor condition.
For two days we were compelled to ride
at our anchor, with a strong westerly gale
whistling about our oars On the morning
of the third day a favorable wind carried
us swiftly on our journey across the Gulf of
St. Lawrence toward the Mingnn islands,
where it is hoped that a sufficient number of
the gay seal may be met with to warrant a
good supply of skin and skeletons of this
rare mammal. In a future letter an ac
count of our search in this locality will be
given. A. B. Alexander.
London tailors are making yachting
dresses with the divided skirt. It is hut fair
to say, however, that it is not yet fashiona
ble, and that the long drapery almost con
Dog collars of velvet, ribbon, fastened by
a small brooch, are a iiopu'ar fancy which
are becoming to a pretty throat, and has a
good effect below a full frill of lace on a
The special new color for the forthcoming
autumn evening dresses will, without
doubt, ho that tender tint known as
“wren's egg," and nothing can well lie bet
ter suited as a liackgrouna for embroidery
lace, or the trimmings of exquisite artificial
flowers and fruit, of the ambitious size, now
A daring combination, which a contem
porary describes as “a poem of a dress,” is
of pale willow green silk and primrose yel
low crepe I urn figured with pink roees and
green leavrw. Lace holders and V shaped
neck, and a spray of pink and tea roses is
fastened on the left shoulder.
THE MORNING NEWS: TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1887.
JOHN RUSKIN INSANE.
The Great Critic’s Intellect Said to
Have Completely Broken Down.
A London cable dispatch to the New York
Sun gives fuller particulars of the great,
misfortune that has overtaken John Ruskiu.
For some time past it has been whispered
in London that the real cause of John Rus
kin’s inability at intervals to prosecute his
literary labors is a breaking down of his
mental powers, and that the accounts of ill
defined illness which are circulated concern
ing him cover what are in reality more or
less protracted periods of virtual insanity.
A careful investigation confirms but too
fully the sad rumor.
Ruskin’s father was a wine merchant and
left to his son a fortune of £7, 000 a year,
which was considerably increased on the
death of Ruskin’s mother. Of all that in
herited wealth absolutely nothing remains.
Its disappearance is due to Ruskin’s passion
for rare and costly paintings, books, and in
fact for nearly everything that, is beautiful
and expensive, and to his utter indifference
to money. He travels in most luxurious
style, having for a long time past absolutely
declined to travel by railroad or steamboat
when it can possibly be avoided, and going
about from place to place in his private
His liberality, too, is uubounded, and for
years he has supported a list of pensioners—
broken down artists, writers, etc., whose
multitude might frighten the purse a
duke. Fortunately he possesses in his paint*
ings an almost inexhaustible supply of
wealth. Now and again a picture disap
pears from his walls, and its whereabouts
remains a mystery to all except the London
art dealer, Christy.
The country house in which Mr. Ruskin
lives is Brantwood, beautifully and roman
tically, but uuhealthfuliy, situated at the
base of a hill into which it is, in fact, par
tially built. It is densely surrounded by
trees and shrubbery, and is near the edge of
Coniston lake, in the beautiful English lake
region. The greatest beauty of Brantwood,
however, is in the interior of the house,
which is but rarely seen by the bands of
tourists, stricken with what is known as
Ruskinmania. who prowl about the exterior
eagerly plucking the flowers which have
been touched by John Ruskin and anxious
to walk where John Ruskin has walked. It
is impossible to describe Within reasonable
limits the house in which Ruskin has lived,
and in which his trouble has come upon
him. It is simply an inexhaustible museum
of artistic treasures.
For a long time Ruskin has suffered from
the peculiar trouble which has caused him
much speculation, and during that time his
almost constant nurse and companion has
been his cousin, Mrs. Arthur Severn, who
has devoted herself to him with great un
selfishness since the divorce in which his
unhappy marriage culminated. The pres
ent attack began in April during Mi’s.
Severn's absence from Brantwood. It took
at first an unusually violent form, during
which he labored under great excitement,
and was utterly uncontrollable by his
Ruskin’s eccentricities became accentu
ated in a great degree. He took a violent
dislike to Mrs. Severn, and eventually went
to live in an inn. Thence he removed to the
cottage of an old servant. His liberality
also increased, and he distributed checks
right and left until his hank account was
overdrawn. He also wrote letters all over
the country about Mi’s. Severn. He was
induced to return home, but took to his bed
in a fit of melancholy. He soon conceived
th’. notion that his extravagance had made
him poor, and that he ought not to eat, since
he could no longer afford to supply him
self with food. Mrs. Severn hit upon a
plan for cheering him up, and induced him
to make out a check for £SO, had it cashed
and convinced him that his checks and his
credit were still good by piling fifty gold
pieces on a little table beside his bed, where
he could finger them. The result was very
encouraging, for in a few days Mr. Ruskin
was up and about, and so much like his old
self that, Mrs. Severn felt able to make a
trip to ljondnn.
Unfortunately, the improvement did not
last. In a very short time Mrs. Severn re
ceived a telegram in London informing her
that her distinguished cousin had had a re
lapse, and was in a worse condition than
before, being very violent and excited.
Since then Ruskin has partly recovered,
and he was able to leave Brantwood last
Thursday. No one at Coniston knows
exactly where he has gone, except that he
is traveling for a change of air and scenery.
NOVEL BATTLE IN DORCHESTER.
How a Dog Punished a Horse for
Throwing Him from a Wagon Seat.
From the Boston Globe.
Quincy street, Dorchester, was recently
the scene of one of the most novel fights on
record. An innocent-looking rag dealer’s
cart, driven by an old man with a white
bull pup beside him on the seat, moved
slowly along the road. Tho team came
within range of the spray from a passing
watering cart, and the horse, surprised with
the foot bath, nervously shied, throwing the
dog to the ground.
This so enraged the pup that he flew at
the horse in a terrible frenzy, snapping at
the heels, and somehow he managed to get
a good hold of bis leg, and brought the now
frantic steed to his knees. Betore he could
recover his feet the dog flew at his head, and
caught on the lower lip, where he hung his
full weight, shaking with all his might.
The horse managed to shake him off, and
gave him a terrific kick with his forefoot
that sent t hat pup spinning some 15 feet.
The dog was game, however, and was back
again in a trice and went through the same
manoeuvres, throwing the horse and getting
a mouthful of his lower lip. Meanwhile the
old man, half paralyzed with fear, clung to
the seat with all his might, for the team was
swayed to and fro by the plunging of the
Mutters were looking pretty serious, ns
the horse was fast getting winded and the
pup was just petting warmed up to his
work. But assistance soon came in the
shape of two young boys with no better
weapons than their tennis racquete, which
they plied with all their might on the dog
to make him break his hold. The pup paid
no attention to his assailants, and their
blows failed to distract his attention from
tho horse. Ono clip that broke his hold
knocked him directly under the hoofs, and
he came out minus half an ear, but his
blood was up and it soon became a matter
of life and death between horse and dog.
Tho boys soon looked for better weapons,
and they selected stones. Then a man driv
ing a tipeart came along, armed with a
heavy whip, the handle of which ho broke
over the dog’s back.
Intense excitement prevailed, and all
hands worked to get the best of the dog and
and save the horse. Tho old man on the
seat wus still a helpless witness to tho whole
affair, as he did not dare risk dismounting.
At last a well-directed stone, large and
heavy, threw the dog and brrfko his ioreieg,
and he lay helpless on the ground. The tip
cart man made a grab for the horse, and
coming in contact with that animal's bead
was knocked down, covered with gore.
Aguin the boys came to the assistance, and
succeeded in bolding tho frightened steed
while the driver dismounted. Bent on do
ing vengeance on the dog, he placed a run
ning noose over his heud and tied the other
end of the rojio to the wheel, then swinging
him a couple of times over his head he let
fly nml the dog came up at, the end of the
rope with a snap and one yelp, which proved
to tie his last. Other assistance came up
just then in the shape of a woman with a
kettle of boiling hot water, but she was too
late. Tho home was nearly dead from
fright and loss of blood. Ills lower jaw
hung in shreds, and the jvsir old man he
moaning Ills late in the ions ot “as line a
pupa* iver was” and hi* "poor little mare,”
which looked u fit subject fop “Bony”
Excessive Hot Weather
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A few drop* render a oath doubly refreebuig.
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( YFFIC’E for reel from Ist November next.
. ’ That desirable office on Bay street now oc
cupied by M. A. Cohen & Cos. Apply to T. A.
ASKEW. 151 Congress street.
OFFICE FOR RENT, second floor of No. 130
Bay street, Stoddard's up|*-r range. Ap
ply to CHAR. GREEN’S SON & CO.
IjVOR RENT, office 'a Bay street. Apply to
r D. Y. DANCY, 92 Lay street.
I.voß RENT, one-half of office, 114 Buy street,
upstairs; immediate iiossesslon. JOHN
STON & DOUGLASS.
IAOR SALE, 50 banels assorted Rears, cheap,
by A. H. CHAMPION, 154 Coogre-J* street.
(AOR SALE. 25 extra llsir- game hens, U
1 trios), VETERINARY STABLE, South
Broad nnd Randolph.
IAOR SALE, enow-whlte hull dog. 11 month*
old. for stock or show ; good disposition;
also line Scotch terrier: will make a line pet.
Apply at VETERINARY AND KENNEL STA
BLES, South Broad and Randolph streets.
IAOR SALE, plantation on Georgia Central
railroad, fifty one miles from Savannah,
containing twelve hundred acres, four hundred
under cultivation; place well Improved, dwelling
alone having cost twenty lire hundred dollars.
Apply to P. C. ELKINS, Halcyondnle. Ua
IAOR SALE, Laths, Shingles Flooring, Ceiling,
U Weatberboarding anil Framing Lumber
Office and yard Taylor and East. Broad streets.
Telephone No. 211. REPI'AKO A CO.
IAOR RALE, TEXAS HORSES—Largeet and
I best lot Texas Horses ever brought here;
14Uand 15W hands high; all gentle stock. At,
( ' OLD, SILVER AND NICKEL WATCHER;
"I also tin- very latest designs in Jewelry, at
SCHWARZBAUM’S, Congress, near Whitaker
N OTICE. The Rosedew river front lot* ad
vertised for some month* past at the mini
mum price of §125 each, will not lie sold here
after under J2s'i each; terms accommodating.
Avo. 25th, 1887. L. A. FALLIGANT.
(' ALL around and look at thOKc separable and
J spiral Shirt Studs at KCHWAUZBAL’M B.
147 Congress, near Whitaker street.
HI RETURN TUBULAR BOILERS and En
I"" Kirn*., cheap and good. GEO. R. LOM
BARI) A CO , Augusta, Ua.
Y\ t ANTED, customer* for Pond Lily Toilet
v Wash. Used ut the White House dally.
An mdwprmiablr lurury for the toilet and bain.
Trade supplied by LIPP.MAN BROS., Savannah,
|)AIR 55-n P DOUBLE ENGINES .-heap
I GEO. R, LOMBARD A CO.. Augusta. Ga
-||H !' Rl n BULAR BOILER for
•l ’ Kite cheap. ÜBO R. LOMBARD £ CO.,
I 11 MADISON AVKNU F-TnEW YORK Su
-1 it perior board. Eligible rooms. Moderate
prices. Many Southern references.
C RSCUL NOTICE PHOTOGRAPHY Prioaa
kc reduced Petite* $1 SO, Cards $2, Cabinet
$3 per dozen, and larger work in the same pro
,1. N. WILSON.
21 Bull street.
LUDDEX <s• BATES S. M. n.
The Triilli, (lie Whole Truth,
and Nothing But the Truth
IS what, we mean to tell in our advertisements,
and generally we succeed, but once in a
n hile 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, s<so, $75, SOO to SIOO we
told a whopper. Of course. FINE PIANOS
can’t be sold at such ridiculously low prices,
and we didn’t mean to so deceive our patrons.
We meant to have said
And there we are solid. We can sell n pretty
FAIR PIANO at SSO Old style, of course, hut
with ease repolished and works renovated All
in good order and good for years of hard ser
vice. Just the thing for practice and far better
than no Piano at all.
FOR, $75 TO 8100
We will give you a really good Tlano. 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 safe of Second
Hand Pianos presents a rare opportunity. We
represent these instruments 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 tune Second Hand rianos
free for one year lust the same as new Piauos,
and also give Stool, Cover and Instructor.
L & B. S. M. H.
AURICI! I,’ITKAb IMPLEMENT*.
Lawn Mowers, Three Sizes,
Ladies’ Garden Hoes,
Hand Plows, Hedge Shears,
Pruninng Scissors and Knives,
Garden Trowels and Weeders,
Rubber Hose and Reels,
—FOR HALE BY-
148 and 150 Congress Street.
WF. HAVE RECEIVED the agency for this
popular .Stove (over ino.nm in use), and
take pleasure in offering them to our customers
It is heavy, durable, and took tirst prize at
Pennsylvania State Fair for baking. It has all
the latest improvements, including ventilated
CORNWELL & CHIPMAN,
Odd Fellow#’ Building.
ONE of thp very best pilam and sulrstantial
marie COOKING KT< >VES to be had. We
have tasted thorn under all conditions and (inti
them faultless; no hesitancy in comparing and
placing them with the great ACORN brand.
LOVELL & LftTTIMORE,
HARDWARE. F.TC,. SAVANNAH, GA.
FHTTIT AM) GROCERIES.
L E M ONS.
30,000 bunhcls CORN. 15,000 bushels OATS,
HAY, BRAN, GRITS, MSAL,
Grain and Hay in carload a stvecialty.
COW PEAS, all varieties.
RUST PROOF OATS.
Our STOCK FEED is prepared wit h great care
and Is just the tiling lor Horacs and Mules in
this weather. Try it.
T. P. BOND & CO.,
ir>r> Hay Htr^et.
Northern Apples, Cabbage, Potatoes,
Red and Yellow Onions, Lemons, Lemons.
Eastern Western Hay,
Corn, Oats, Bran, Eyes, Feed Meal,
Field Seed, Feed and Table Peas.
Get our carload prices on GRAIN and HAY.
1(39 BAY ST,
TO COUNTY OFFICERS. Books and Blanks
required hy county officer* for the u*e of
the courts, or for offleo use, supplied to order by
the MORNING NEWS PRINTING HOUSE, 3
WbiUUsr stmt. bavMUtaU.
AUCTION sates to-day.
FIKNITIKE, ETt., AT AUCTION.
THIS DAY, at 11 o'clock. In front of Store.
1 PIANO. 1 WARDROBE. REREADS, WASH
STAND, CHAIRS, WATER CLOSETS, RE
FRIGERATOR, BOOK-CASE, DESK and lot of
AUCTION sacks FUTURE DAYS.
PARIS VARIETY STORE.
Daniel R. Kennedy, Auctioneer.
TO-MORROW, at 11 o’clock. I will sell the re
maining stock in the above atore, 1 MiUy
Broughton street, consisting of
LADIES’ UNDERWEAR, JERSEY LACE,
BUTTONS, VEILINGS, RIBBONS, MUFFS
PASSEMENTERIE TRIMMINGS, FINGER,
GLOVES, SPOOL SILK AND TWIST, CHIL
DRENS CAPS, LADIES’ AND CHILDREN'S
COLLARS, LACE COLLARS, CORSETS.
PELTS, HOSE. SHOW CASES. TABLES, etc.;
also a lot of fancy articles, to which the atteu
tlyn of ladies is especially called.
Fine Located Property
Daniel R. Kennedv, Auctioneer,
Will sell on thft FIRST TUESDAY IN SEP
TEMBER, at Court llouso,
Lot No. 31 Charlton ward, si/.o 120x00 feet, sit
tiatod on the northeast corner of Tattnall and
Huntingdon streets, with Improvements, which
consist of a brick building formerly used as a
Mission church. This is a fine piece of realty,
and faces 120 foot on Tattnall street. Can be
treated for at private wile.
AVERY COMFORTABLE HOME
Daniel R. Kennedy, Auctioneer.
I will soil at the Court House, on the FIRST
TUESDAY IN SEPTEMBER:
lot and Improvements, situated on the south
west comer of Perry and Reynolds streets; the
dwelling, which is two stories on brick base
ment. Is in good repair and contains eight
rooms, nicely arranged for comfort and conve
nience; metal roof, large side piazza and water
in yard Adjoining the above there is a small
building, recently used as a store Owner leav
ing the city reason of sale. Terms cash Fee
Simple. Title perfect. Can be treated for at
I. D.Laßochs’s Sons, Auctioneers
By virtue of an order granted by the Honorable
the Court of Ordinary of Chatham county,
Ua , will sell before the Court House door,
during Hie legal hours of sale, on TUESDAY,
the oth day of September, 1887, for mainte
nance, support anil educational purposes.
One(1) share .SOUTHERN BANK STOCK.
DWIGHT 1,. ROBERTS,
Guardian for Mary W. Roberts, Minor.-
Office Sheriff of City Court of Savannah, )
August Ist. 1887. |
1 T NDER and by virtue of an execution issuing
j out of Ihe honorable the City Court of
Savannah, at the July term thereof, in favor of
THE SAVANNAH REAL ESTATE COMPANY
and against PHtF.ItE ANN HARVEY, I have
levied on the following property as the properl v
of said I’ll CLUE ANN HARVEY, to-wit: All
that lot, tract or parcel of land situate, lying
aud being In said county and State, and known
as subdivision ‘"C” of lots forty-four and forty
five in anil 45' Middle Oglethorpe ward, said
subdivision “C" fronting twenty eight feet eight
inches on Lumber street and iunnlug back
ninety feet, together with all and singular the
hereditaments, rights, memliars and appurte
na ces to the same belonging, or in anywise
And I will sell the same before the Court,
House door, in Chatham county, on the FIRST
TUESDAY, being the 6th day of September
next, lielween the legal hours oi sale, to satisfy
said execution. Projierty pointed out by plain
tiff's attorney; parson in possession, being de
feudaut, notified of levy.
L. I- GOODWIN, Sheriff C. C B.
Office Siieiuff of City Coitut of Savannah, I
August Ist, 1887. (
f T NDF.R snd by virtue of an execution issuing
l out of the honorable the City Court or
Savannah, at the July term thereof, In favor of
THE CHATHAM REAL ESTATE AND IM
PROVEMENT COMPANY and against HENRY
WIEHRS, 1 have levied on the following prop
erty as the property of said HENRY WIEHKS,
to-wit: All that lot, tract or parcel of land
situate, lying and being In said eonnty and
Stab-, ana known and distinguished on lb.- map
or plan of ■ lie city of Bavamiuh oa lot number
fifty-four (54) Choctaw ward, situated on the
corner of Lumber and Sims streets, in said city,
and being fifty by ninety feet In dimensions, to
getber with all and singular the hereditaments,
rights. member* arid appurtenances to the same
belonging or in anywise appertaining.
Alio I will sell the same before the Court
House door, In Chatham oouuty, on the FIRM
TUEbDAY, being the Oth day of September
next, Is-twcen the legal hours of sole, to satisfy
said execution. Property pointed out by plain
tiff's attorney; person In possession, being de
fendant, notified of levy.
I. 1.. GOODWIN. Hh-rtff C. <L H.
Office Sheriff of City Court of Savannah, I
August Ist, 1887. f
I T NDER and by virtue of an execution issuing
l, out of the honorable the City Court of
Savannah, at the July term I hereof, in favor of
THE CHATHAM REAL ESTATE AND IM
PROV’EMKNT COMPANY and against
CHARLES P. SMALL, I Lave levied on the fol
lowing projierty as the property of said
CHARLESP, SMALL, to-wit: All that lot, tract
or parcel ot land situate, lying ami being in
said county and State, and known as lots num
bers nine (9) and leu <|o| of C. J Hull’s sub
ilivuiioii of lots numbers thirteen (18i, fourteen
(14), fifteen (15) and sixteen (IS) Wyby ward, as
apjiaurs in County Records Boole ms, pp. 191,
etc., logellier with all and singular the heredita
meuts, l ights, members and appurtenam/e* to
the same belonging, or 111 anywise appertaining.
Andi will sell the same before the Court
House door, in Chatham county, on the FIRM
TUESDAY. Isiiug the bill day of September
next, between the legal hours of sale, to satisfy
said execution. Proparty pointed out by plain
tiff’s attorney: person in possession, being de
fendant, notified of levy
L. L, GOODWIN. Sheriff C. C. 8.
McDohe! & Minim,
Machinists, Boiler Makers and Blacksmiths,
MAMFAc TUKJCIW OF
STATIONARY and PORTABLE ENGINES,
VERTICAL and TOP-RUNNING CORN
MILLS, SUGAR MILLS and PANS.
AGENTS for Alert and Union Injectors, the
simplest and most effective on the market;
Giillett Light Draft Magnolia Cotton Gin, tint
best in the market.
All ardors promptly attended to. Send for
GRAIN ANI) PROVISION’S.
23. HI XT Id Id,
Flour, Hay, Grain and Provision Dealer.
LT'RKSII MEAL and tiRITS In white sacks
I Mill stuff* of nil kind* always on hand
Georgia raised SPANISH PEANUTS, also
PEAS; every variety
Special price* car load lot* HAY and GRAIN.
Prompt attention glveo all orders uud satis
OFFICE. K 1 BAY.
WAREHOUSE, No 4 WADLEY STREET, on
hue Central luiirosd.
UOR SALE, Old Newspapers, just the thiug
* for wrappers, only 15 cents hundred, IAN
(or di cent*, at ibo buwuHs offica.
C. H. PORSETT’S COLUMN.
IK f.) El'S
The demand for Realty continues very good.
Many inquirer* fail to materialize into buyer*
ou account of the very poor offerlugs.
There is a great demand for low priced lots,
say from S3OO to SI,OOO. Also for a few choice
well located lots
The prineijial demand is for residences, loca
ted In good neighborhoods, ranging in value
from $1,7i00 to $4,000 and $5,000.
A few SMALL FARMS or FARMING LAND
near the city, from ten to thirty acres in extent,
could be easily placed at FAIR PRICIkI.
A Few Additions
TO THE OFFERINGS HAVE BEEN MADE
RECENTLY, TO WIT:
A Very Elegant Residence large rooms, bigts
ceilings, all the conveniences expected in a first
class house. Located in an aristocratic neigh*
A full lot on South Broad Street Facing
A Twio-Rlory Residence on Green square. Thltf
is a Bargain at fifteen hundred dollars.
An Elegant Lot 60x105, In Southeastern Seo
tion, for eighteen hundred dollars.
A Lot 80x91, on Second Avenue, near Rarnard,
for $425. No (Tty Taxes.
A Lot on Montgomery street, nsar Second,
Avenue, for $625.
Not far from the Park, a three-story bricit
house, containing eight rooms, and a two
story brick bouse in the rear. The whole prop*
erty will produce SSOO |>er annum. Can bo
.bought for $4,000.
Fine Lot on Jones street. 60x100, next to
Schwarz's Bakery; lias two small dwellings on
the lane. Price $2,500.
Five Acres (unimproved) on the Coast Line
Railroad, betw eon the City and Bonaventure.
There is a certain profit to subdivide this into
A comfortable Two Story Residence and Store
near 8., F. and W. Railway, for $2,200.
Lot 80x105 on Uonry street, near West Broad,
in neighborhood Just built up with good bouses.
A Two Story Wooden Dwelling, good locality.
In northern part of the city, convenient to Bay
street and the Market, for $2,200.
A Two Story House in Yamscrsw for S6OO,
Also two Odo Story Houses for SI,OOO.
The Large Double Two Story Residence in the
north western corner of Bryan and HaberakffE
stroets, for $3,500.
Two Cheap Lot* south of the city, near thW
Dillon Purchase, each 40x90. S2OO each.
A Snug Cottage Home corner of West Broad
and Henry streets. Lot 49xfi5. Price $2,000.
A Splendid Water Front, magnificent oaks, ac
cessible by railroad. A most desirable site for
A Three Story Brick Residence, with fourteen
room*; location good. ITice $5,0)0. A ganuiad
A Neat Comfortable New Dwelling, four be*
rooms, parlor, dining room and kitchen; pump
in the yard; lot 30x115; south of Anderson
street. No city tax for seven years. Pried
OfPrompt attention will be given to any In
quiries, by mail or in person.
A lot 30x100 for six hundred dollars; $l5O casks
and balance monthly.
A Lot on Hail street, near Jefferson, 32x1301
ior $1,600; three hundred dollars cash andlou*|
t Ime on the balance.
t 11. WHIT,
Real Estate Dealer
K. B ! hav* (or root a fln new aiora and
raW*nr on tb coraor of Wort Broad ao4