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A CHAPTER OX RATTLERS
WHAT OLD SIMON KENT KNOWS
Ready to Feast on Anything- But Bats,
Bantams and Hogs, and Not to be
Trusted at All.
from the AY to York Times
Lkidy, Penn., Aug. 23.—'“Yes,” said
Simon Kent, the “rattlesnake kiug”of Clin
ton county, whose home is near the head
waters of Paddy’s Run, in this township, “I
think I know a few things about rattle
snakes. I ought to. I’ve lived next door
neighbor to them for 40 years. They’re
friends of mine, but I wouldn't trust one
of them a single second if he was in reach of
Kent and a 16-year-old sou live alone in
the woods. The father is a man of intelli
gence, but spends most of his time in cap
turing rattlesnakes, which are abundant in
his locality. He has sometimes as many as
900 of these venomous reptiles in captivity
at one time. He supplies side shows and
museums with live rattlers, and he has
quite a trade in tanned rattlesnake skins,
which are used extensively by manufact
urers of fancy articles. He also sells largo
quantities of'rattlesnake oil, faith in its
efficacy as a liniment being general through
out this part of Pennsylvania.
“I’ve got a rattlesnake at home.' 1 con
tinued tne rattlesnake king, “that I have
had 11 years. I raised him from the time
be was 3 inches long, and I think the world
of him, but he’s got nis fangs in, and I know
that he would just as leave sock them into
me as into anything else. I call him
Nicodeynus. I have learned a good deal
about rattlesnakes during my long experi
ence with them, but I have discovered more
things about them through Nicodemus than
in any other way. Among other things I
have found that tho rattlesnake changes its
skin twice a year—ill July and September—
and that if they can’t get to water while
they’re shedding thier skin it will come off
slowly and in pieces, instead of peeling off
in one whole piece from head to tail. But
I've never caught onto just how they get
the skin off. I’ve gone to bed at night and
left Nicodemus without his showing auy
more sign of peeling himself than if he’d
been a stick of wood, but in the morning
liis old clothes would be lying in one corner
of the cage, and ho would be as bright as
an old-fasnioned patchwork quilt in his new
•’lt is the general impression that when a
rattlesnake is shedding his skiu he gets
blind. There is no mistake that his eyes do
get covered with a tilm at that time, but
just put a mouse in his cage and see flow
quick he'll coil up and send for it, and hit it
m the neck every time. A rattlesnake al
ways strikes for the neck, and he always
strikes his prey before he eats it; but. you
may fill bis cage with rats, or mice, or frogs,
or anything else he likes, and ill never
touch one of them unless he’s hungry. He
kills only enough for one meal, and when
that is swallowed anything and everything
that’s left can crawl over him jump on him.
and tumble him around as much as it pleases
and he’ll never say “boo.” The rattlesnake
is not a wanton destroyer, nor is he a glut
ton. Two mice will make him an ample
meal. 1 had my pet rattlesnake ten months
before he ate a mouthful or drank a drop of
anything. A rattlesnake has been known to
remain fourteen months in captivity without
eating or drinking, aud then all of a sudden
begin to find Ins appetite. When 1 put
Nicodemus in his cage at the age of 10
months 1 put a young dove in with him.
Now there isn’t anything on the earth or in
the air that a rattlesnake won’t kill and eat
it- it’s hungry, and”—
“Except bats, pop,” interrupted the rattle
snake king’s sunburned boy. .
“Ob, yes. except bats,” assented the King.
“I put a bat in Nicodemus’ cage once and I
thought he’d go crazy. He coiled himself
up in one corner of his cage and actually bid
ins head. All he’d do was to rattle, t was
afraid the bat. would scare the snake to
death, so I took it out of the cage. I put
the dove in the cage with Nicodenms just to
see what he would do. That dove lived with
the snake five years, i’ve often seen it and
Nicodemus asleep together, sometimes the
bird being perched on the snake, and some
times wrapped up in its coils. At the same
time the snake was killing birds, mice,
young rabbits, and other things right along,
as its appetite called for. One day the dove
got its head through, one of the meshes in
the woven wire of the cage, and before it
w as discovered tho poor bird was choked to
death like a pheasant in a snare. I got an
other one so nearly like the dead dove that
no one could have told 'em apart. When
Nicodemus was asleep I put the bird in his
cage. The snake woke up along in the after
noon. He bad hardly got his eyes open
when he sprang at that dove like a flash of
nghtuing and made his supi>er off of her.
He knew she wasn’t bis old friend that
“There is no telling how long an animal
will live after being struck by a rattlesnake,
ltd it may not tlio at all. I have known a
rat to die within six minutes after Nicode
mus set his fangs in its neck, and have
known one, again, to live more than a day
after being struck. I turned a little ban
tam hen into Nicodemus cage one day, and
when he struck her it made her so ma.l that
she drove him into a corner bleeding like a
stuck pig. I was afraid this excited little
fowl would kill him, and I took her as soou
ns 1 could. She keeled over an hour after
ward, aiul 1 supposed, of course, that she
was done for, with all that rattlesnake
poison in her, hut she lived three days in a
stupor and then gradually got well. That
was tire only instance I ever knew of any
thing recovering from the bite of a rattle
snake without being treated for the poison
“Except hogs, jiop,’ interjected the rattle
snake king’s son once more.
“Oh. yes, except hogs.” replied the father.
“Lord! yes. Hogs don’t mind rattlesnakes
any more that I mind flies. I had an old
sow once—do you mind old Jennie, Bob*—
that was a regular terror after rattlesnakes.
Bhe could find the trail of one as surely as
hound > an find the deer's track, aril she’d
follow that twul till she came up with the
snake that made it, anil thon the rattler w us
her meat. She didn’t seem to care for anv
other kind of snakes, hut she'd hunt rattlers
from the beginning of the season till the
end. If I could ha ve taught that pig to re
trieve slic’d have boon worth a good ileal to
lae, for tile number of snakes she’d have
brought in during the season would have
been immense; but she wasn’t on the re
trieve. She was hunting for her own ac
commodation. uud ate every snake she
caught, leaving only the head. I used to find
so many rattlesnake heads on my tours
through the woods that it began to dawn on
me that my old sow was working dead
against me bv destroying tho snake crop,
aud I was finally forced to kill her for my
“1 liavo tried tlm effect of Nicodemus’ bite
on many different animals and birds, and
with the exception of the bantam und u cur
dog that I experimented on, every one of
them died, some very soon after lieing bit
ten, and some not until three or four days
had passed. lam sorry to say that Nicisle
nms has a record of one man. too, on his list
of victims. An a general thing, Ido not
believe that the bite of a rattlesnake will
reNult fatal!v to human being*, but it did in
this case. The man’s name was Flint, and
it was all his own fault that he was bitten.
He was one of those over-courageous, smart
fellows, who think they can do anything.
He was at my place one day and got to
teasing the snake. Finally ho poked his
finger through one of the meslies of tho wire
at Nlisslenme. When a rattlesnake strikes
it never misses Its mark if what it strikes at
is within reach. Thorn is no movement in
the world any quicker than a rattlesnake’*
•trike. The snake struck at. Flint’s finger
aiul, of course, hit it. In two hours the man
was dead. I hadn’t a drop of whisky in the
bom*. and before It was jnxmible to send and
get some Flint nas dead.
“A human being nocm* to be the only
creature that suffers jwtin from a rattle
snakes tills. Every other living thing that
I ever saw bit,tea by a rattlesnake wx-mod to
u'-t a if it had been chloroformed. You
can hardly see w here a snake’s fangs enter
the flesh, aud not a drop of blood flows from
the wound. Inflammation sets in at once;
the breath begins to come hard and short.
In animals paralysis soon occurs in the hind
parts. The blood leaves the extremities
and becomes thin. The heart of any
animal that dies from rattlesnake poison
will always bo found filled witli blood iu
a thin fluid state instead of being coagu
"lama firm believer in whisky as an
antidote for rattlesnake poisoning. I have
known seven different cases of persons being
bitten by rattlers where whisky was admin
istered promptly ami liberally, and not one
was fatal. Besides the case of the man
whom my snake killed I know of two others
" here the victims died. They were both
treated by doctors, but whisky was not used
iu either case.
“When any oae tells you that a snake’s
age can be told by the number of its rattles,
don’t believe it. I’ve caught snakes 2 feet
long that had more rattles than others twice
their size. My pet rattlesnake is 11 years
old,and he has 14 as nice rattles as any
snake fancier ever saw, besides a beauty
of a button at the end of ’em. It’s a very
rare case, too, where a rattlesnake
gets to be more than 4 feet long in this lati
ATTACKED BY GRIZZLIES.
Two Adventures that Show that These
Big Bears are Very Aggressive.
From Harper's Magazine.
Few persons believe that a grizzly will at
tack a inau before he is hiniHelf attacked. I
was one of those doubting Thomases until
two years ago, when I was thoroughly con
vinced by ocular demonstration that some
grizzlies at least will attempt to make a
meal off a man even though he may not
have harmed them previously. Wo were
hunting in the Shoshone mountains, in
Northern Wyoming. I had killed a large
elk iu the morning, and on going back to the
carcass in the afternoon to skin it we saw
that bruin had been there ahead of us, but
had tied on our approach. Without th i
least apprehension if his i mrn, , it me 1
our rifies against a tree about fifty feet, away
aud commenced work. r s here were three of
us, but only two rifles, Mr, Hoffman, the
photographer, having left nis in camp. He
had finished taking views of the carcass, and
we were all husily engaged in skinning,
when, hearing a crashing In the brush and
a series of savage ioars and growls, we
looked up the hill, and were horrified to see
three grizzly bears, an old female and two
cubs about two-thirds grown, charging upon
us with ail the fury of a pack of starving
wolves upon a sheepfold.
They were between us and our rifles when
we first saw- them, and we sprang to our
horses, which were picketed a few yards
below, supposing, of course, that when the
bears reached the carcass they would pro
ceed to eat it, aud pay no further attention
to us. Strange to say, it was the carcass to
which they paid no attention. They still
came after us: we had no time for flight,
aud could not even release aud mount our
terror-stricken horses. Our only chance
was to fight for our lives, and wita one ac
cord we all three grasped our hunting
knives and dashed at them. We threw our
hats and yelled like Comanches, and the sav
age brutes, seeing themselves thus boldly
confronted by equal numbers, stopped,
raised on their haunches, growled, snaprxxi
their jaws for a few moments, and then
walked sullenly back up the hill into the
brush. This "ave us an opportunity to get
hold of our rifles, and then it was our turn
to charge. To make a loug story short, we
killed the old female undone cub, the other
escaped into the jungle before we could get
a shot at him. The resolute front we put on
alone saved our lives.
Another instance of a grizzly making an
unprovoked attack ujxm a man wasvouched
for by a man whom i know to be strictly
truthful. Two brothel's were prospecting in
a range qf iqiaui tains near the headwaters of
the iSt.inking Water river. The younger of
tho two, though an able-bodied plan, and
capable rtf riding a good day’s work with a
pick or sbqvd, was weak-miuded, and the
eider brother never allowed him to go any
distance away from camp or their work
alone. He, however, sent him one evening
to the sprftig, a few rods off, to bring n ket
tlefnl of wafer. The spring was in a deep
gorge, anil the trail to it wound through
some fissures in the rook. As the young
man passed under, a shelving rock an im
mense old female grizzly, that had taken up
temporary quarters there, reached out and
struck a powerful blow at bis head, but for
tunately oonld not reach far enough to do
him any serious harm. The blow knocked
his hat off, and her claws caught his scalp,
aud laid it open dear across the top of his
head in several ugly gashes. The force of
the blow sent him spinning around, and not
knowing enough to tie frigktened, he at
tacked her savagely with the only weapon
he had at hand—the camp kettle. The
elder brother heard the racket, and hastily
catching up his rifle, found his brother vig
orously belaboring the bear over the head
with the camp kettle, and the bear striking
at him savage blows, any one of which, if
she could have reached him, would have
torn his head from his shoulders. Three
lull lets from the rifle, tired iu rapid succes
sion, loosened her hold upon the rocks, and
she tumbled lifelessly into the trad. The
poor idiotic boy could not even then realize
tlie danger through which he had passed,
and could only appease his anger by con
tinuing to maul the bear over the head with
the camp kettle for several minutes after
she was dead.
Tho Southern Girl.
From u White Sulphur Springe Letter.
The Southern girl is a type peculiar to the
soil. She resembles no other young lady in
the country. In thought, manner and
methods she has a distinct js'rsounlity, and
- could be picked out with ease in u multitude.
Asa rule she is slender and strong. She is
reasonably well modeled, a tendency to
tight lacing among the traditions of her
jieople ha-, nig had its natural effect to some
extent upon the figure. She is generally
good looking and is, as a rule, high spirited
and somewhat self-willed. She is harder to
control than the Northern girl, ami when
she makes up her mind to get married, and
the old jieople object , she usually carries out
the programme if it takes a saddle-horse and
a railroad train to accomplish it. None the
less, however, she isunuKually.shrewd in de
termining her choice, and does not usually
make mistakes. She reads men cleverly,
and is herself somewhat difficult to read.
She drawn, well. She is perfectly at home
in a decollete dress and likes it. She wears
it with ease and unconaciouimee*, however
low it be In front and back, just as her
mother and her grandmother did. Hei
st yle is rather prononce. She speaks in a
high-keyed voice and talks rapidly. She
belongs to a society called “The Crowing
Hens. She speaks of her escort invariably
as her “man,” and of the gentlemen in gen
eral as “tho men.” She is never visible in
jiublic without one of these useful aud con
venient articles beside her. With him she
walks, rides—she ride* well—sits under a
iiarasol on the lawn, or adorns a sofa in the
hull comers. She also sits, whenever she
can, in a window. Her age is from ill to
23. She never pauses the latter age. An
ox-team could not make her.
The Southern gil l's jiarticular specialty is
dancing. She can dunce every dance under
the suu, including all the tij>-uj>s kicks and
running race* which have been invented by
tho dancing master since dancing was taken
from tho polite art* und raised to a place
among athletic sports. She is the most
graceful of iluucers. and would rather dame
than oat. The office of chaperon seems to
Ijo purely perfunctory one, for the Southern
girl knows her world and needs nobody to
guard her. At, all event*, the ehajx'ron
usually keojw discreetly out of the way, and
her charge Is allowed the most perfect free
dom. This freedom she utilize* in the most
enjoyable manner ami with the wisest dis
cretion In fact, the Southern girl is a
most clear-headed as well as companionable
young person, and take* all the uncommon
events of life, from a tom dress while danc
in' to a proposal of marriage with a oool
usm bordering on icecream.
THE MORNING NEWS: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1887.
HANGED AND STILL ALIVE.
No Wonder tho Poor Fellow’s Neck is
from the Worcester Telegram.
Yesterday afternoon a colored man was
taken ill pn the Common, and would have
fallen but for the timely assistance of two
bystanders. The man hail been wandering
about the Common sine morning, and had
been noticed on account of the peculiar way
in which he carried his head. It hung to j
ward his right shoulder, and he seemed to |
take no [mins to pull it into the position in j
which people commonly carry their head.-, j
He was respectably dressed in clothes that I
had evidently not I wen made for him, I
aud his boots looked as if he had ]
walked a considerable distance. When lie
had been assisted to a seat he faulted, and
when he regained consciousness he clutched
at his throat, tore away his collar and said
ajjpealiugly: “No, no!. My God! Not
again!” ff is embarrassment when he looked
about him was marked. One of the gentle
men who had assisted him to a seat left
when the colored man had recovered, but
tho other remained and questioned him as
soon as he had regained liis eoinjxisure.
It was sitting iu the Common after he had
dined that he said: “I have had trouble
with my neck and been subject to fainting
spells since I was hanged in Arkansas."
The expression was startling enough to
make any one think the man was crazy;
but he was circumstantial as to details of
time and place, and ibis a well-known fact
that a negro was legally banged three years
ago in Arkansas for assault on a white
woman, and afterward recovered conscious
ness. As published then, the negro was
suspended for twenty minutes after the drop
of the old-fashioned gallows fell, and the
body was given by the Sheriff to the father
of the young man, who, with some friends,
was waiting near by with a wagon. It was
the intention to take him to the settlement
where lie formerly lived and bury him
there. The settlement was fourteen miles
from the county seat, at, which the hanging
took place, and was through a lonely piece
When too wagon was nearly at home the
(a .e of t.. flij, i- irpji uid 1 ufrie is
weiD startled by groans coming from uniter
the tarjxiiilin thrown over the supjxvseil dead
man and his struggles to get from under it.
As soon as they had recovered from their
fright they went back to the wagon ffuin
which they had fled uud helped the legally
dead man up, gave him a drink from the
omnipresent jug of whisky and took
him home. Instead of leaving the
settlement at once, the hanged man
stayed around his old home,
and the superstitious colored peojjle de
manded his rearrest and the completion of
the hanging. The case was taken to the
Governor, aud pending discussion as to the
right of the authorities to take cognizance
of the existence of a convict who had been
pronounced legally dead, the man fled and
has beer a wanderer ever since. It was
only after repeated urging, sweetened with
promise of help to leave the city in comfort,
that he told his story in the dialect, of a,
Southern field hand, somewhat tempered by
residence in the North. Divested of its
quaint dialect his tale is weirdly interest
“I was locked up,” he said, “more than
six months, but I never thought I was going
to be hanged until the night I a-fore. Then
I knew the gallows was up and 1 got scared.
They prayed with me all the time and tried
to keep me from thinking of it, but I didn’t
hear what they prayed about. 1 was too
excited. 1 couldn’t stand up. The Sheriff
gave me a drink of wi.-.ky, and then they
tied my hands i jilid niy back and
took me along. I know ' there was
crowds around when 1 went to the
gallows, but I didn’t em to see ’em. I
heard somebody singing and I joined in.
Then they pushed me up on the gallows, and
I saw the rope aud got scared again and
tried to hang back, but they pushed me
along and made me stain up straight. I
recollect their jiutting i ho noose on my neck
and drawing it uji tight, but I was thinking
of whether they were going to hurt me, and
sail at-bace I dropped. I had shut my eyes
when they pulled a piece of cloth over my
!}gep, hut I opened them then and tried to
gfet my hands up to tear the cloth off
so I could see; but all at once 1
thought someone hit tne a terrible
blow ou the head, and I lost my senses.
When I woke uji I thought some or.e
was choking me. aud 1 tried to get loose,
but I couldn't. Then it seemed as if my
head was bursting, aud I saw awful lights
before my eyes, and my feet, and hands
seemed to be so heavy I couldn’t stir them.
Then great rings of all sorts of bright colors
began at my eyes and went further and
further off. growing bigger and fainter un
til I lost them. My head felt prickly all
over, and so did my bands and feet, and I
couldn't breathe, and then I fainted. Once
I knew I was being hanged, but it was only
for a second.
“When I woke np in the wagon I was
worse scared than before, and when I got
out from under the tarpaulin I thought I
had been dreaming. Then, when my neck
got to burning me so, I knew wliat was the
matter. For weeks afterward 1 could
hardly swallow, and I couldn’t turn my
hearl, and I can’t now very much. The
cords are all stiff on one side and drawn
down. I can never go home again, aud I
can never see or hear of my folks again.
They were going to catch me anil do it all
over again, so I ran away. I’ve been
knocking around ever since, principally in
Canada, New Jersey, New York and Penn
sylvania, but now I thought I’d cornu up
here where I might get some light work I
could do. Sometimes I have wisaed that I
had never come to life again. That’s been
when I’ve been nearly frozen and starved.
I never go near colored people, for it was
my own color that tried to have, me hanged
over, and I hate a black face.”
The Story of a Music Teacher.
From the .Veto York Sun.
“To a man like me, who has little capacity
for business,” said a music teacher, “it is
almost disheartening to see people of
scarcely any ability succeed while 1 nave to
make every exertion to keep body and soul
together. That energetic young woman
you met going out has twice as many pupils
as I have. She has been studying exactly
six months, and I instruct her in the lesson
in tue morning which she teaches her pupils
in the afternoon. She says she is making
a good living, but that she finds it hard
work to keep ujj with her pupils. Here is
the case of an incompetent teacher who
owes her success solely to her capacity
for business. People help her along be
cause she is so persevering and so very
anxious to make a name for herself. She
goes everywher, makes friauds by the score,
is always ready to tender her services for
charitable entertainments, and keeps her
name constantly ishore the public. She
had been taking lessons only a couple of
months, and was still jiractising the scales,
when she told me she was down for a diffi
cult piece at u fashionable concert. I was
astounded. She laughod and said I was to
play the piece ill one of the wings, and that
she would merely sit mx the stage and jire
tend to play on a dumb piano. 1 felt that
her proposition was an insult, but she seemed
so anxious to niuko a successful debut that
I reluctantly consented to the deception.
Hhe assured me that this dummy jiluy was
quite common among purse-proud mammas
with uncultured daughters.
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FURNITURE, CARPETS, MATTING, ETC.
LINDSAY Jf MORGAN,
Fmi!m aui Carpt Burin
169 AND 171 BROUGHTON STREET.
If an excuse lx? deemed necessary for thus bringing our name and business before the
public, we hope the following will lie deemed sufficient, aud do sum ling toward accom
plishing out - object:
We have been in the business above indicated all our days, beginning in a very small
way. and, monks n> our many friends, we haven’t been unsuccessful, although wo hove
hail to ivork hard and pay the closest attention.
Wo are going to continue, whether business be dull or lively, profit* great or small,
or competition even greater than over before, relying upon the continued success, through
the strict adherence to the following rules, which have heretofore characterized us:
Ist. To keen good work, rather than cheap, and sell it at a living profit.
2il. To deal honorably with all and bo just, even at the cxjwuse of liberality,
3d. To refrain from misrenreseututioua of every land or the underrating of compet i
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rail. To realize that being human, we are liable to make mistakes, which should be
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7th. To mind our own business.
Bth. To try and merit the good will of those who patronize us, and bo grateful for the
SF.<’TKM.cr , t Ist. 1887.
NEW 1 11 tY AT
Mammoth Millinery House.
We are now offering immense lines of New Straw Hats,
Ribbons, Feathers, etc., which are now being shipped daily
by our New York buyer, and our Mr. krouskoff, who is now
North to assist iu the selection of the Choicest Novelties in
the Millinery Line. It is astonishing but a fact, that we sell
fine Millinery cheaper than any retail store in New York. How
can we do it? Cannot tell. This is our secret and our suc
cess. Perhaps on account of large clearing out purchases or
perhaps from direct shipments from London or Paris—but no
matter so long as the ladies have all the advantages in stock
We are now ready for business, and our previous large
stock will be Increased, and we arc now offering full lines of
fine Milans in White and Colors, for Ladies, Misses and
Children m an endless variety of shapes
RIBBONS, RIBBONS, new novelties added and our regu
lar full line entirely filled out.
We knock bottom out in the price of Straw Goods.
Wc continue the 'sale of our Ribbons at same prices as
heretofore, although the prices have punch advanced.
We also continue to retail on our first floor at wholesale
N ' r-V . r ■ ■ 'rW-
Sentlren—lt it dnc yon to say that I thiuk lam entirely well of eczema after nirrn.
taken Swift’s Spedßc. I hare been troubled with it eerv little in mv fare since laat luring!
At the beginning of cold weather laat fall it made a slight appearance, but went away aid
hao never returned. S. 8.8, no donbt broke It up; at least it put mv system in good conditio,
and I got, well. It also benefited my wife greatly In eaae of sick headache, and made a perfect
•ure of a breaking out on my little three year old daughter last summer.
Watklnsville, Ga., Feb. 13, !di. # Kav. JAMES V. M. MORRIS.
KrcaUsc on Biooa and Skin Duoase* mailed free.
Tux Swirr fctrioizic Cos., Drawer 3, Atlanta, te
KEHOE’S IRON WORKS,
Broughton Street, from Reynolds to Randolph Streets, 7
- - Georgia.
CASTING OF ALL KINDS AT LOWEST FOSSIBLE PRICES.
THE RAPIDLY INCREASING DEMAND FOB OUR
SUGAR MILLS AND PANS
TfAS Induced us to manufacture them on a more extensive scale than
II ever. To that end no istlim or expense has been spared to maintain
■■ their HIGH HTAVARD OF EXCELLENCE.
B Threw Mills are of the BEST MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP, with
heavy WROUGHT IRON 8H A ITS (mode long to prevent danger to the
ffi 53 operator!, arid rollers of the best charcoal pig iron, all turned up true.
Bey are heavy, alrong and durable, run light end even, and ure guaran
•MmWMHß| teed callable of grinding the heavieet fully matured
5 * Y All om| Mills are fully warranterl for one y(*r.
V” ■ V ' .11 i- T-Slcg possess sm>H,thiiees. durability mid uiiiformilv of
o- M.-rw r.\K SUPEIUOK TO THOSE MADE IN
WE GUARANTEE OUR PRICES TO BE AS LOW AS ANY OFFERED.
A Large Stock Always on Hand for Prompt Delivery.
"W” m. TCelioe \ r Cos.
N. B.—The name “ KEHOE’S IRON WORKS.’ Ik cant on all our Mllln and Pane.
SAsII, 110011-h BLINDS, KTC.
Vale Royal Manafactiiriiig Cos.
MANUFACTURERS OK AND DEALERS IN
Sasl, Doors, Ills,- Ms, Few Ends,
And Interior Klnlih of all kind*, Moulding*. Haliwt*™, K**wJ Pont*. KHtinmum, PrlooUniM, Mould
Imj; ilook*. and any Information in our Uji furniKh**! on aj)pli< ati.rj ('yprM*. Yellow I'iiw, Oak,
Amii and NVol/mt LCMiiKHon baud and in any quantity, uiruifttiffi promptly.
VALE ROYAL MAN UFACTURING COMPANY. Savauneh, Ga <
For Full Information of the Aoove Sthcois
CALL OS OR ADDKKfc*
HO KNBTKIN- Sc MACCAW,
KM Bay Street, Savannah, (Jo.
Lucy Cobb Institute,
r I"'HK Kxwvlaes of this School will lw resumed
1 SUIT. 7, 1887.
M. RUTHERFORD PkincipAY..
Rome Female College.
(.Under the control of the Synod of Georgia.)
Rrv ,1. M. M. CALDWELL. President.
FIRST year begins Monday. Suer. 5,
I 1887. Fur circulars ana information address
S. C. CALDWELL.
’\7TRGJMA MILITARY INSTITUTE, Lexlng
▼ ton, Virginia. The forty-ninth session of
this well known State Institution w ill open on
the Bth Htapteiuber, proximo It provides a sys
tem of the rough military training, n distinctive
academic course of Instruci ion. and technical >n
at ruction in (he several branches of applied
science winch enables a graduate In the aoa
domic school to attain to o professional degree
as Bachelor of Science or Civil Engineer. These
advantages are secured on terms not exceeding
|‘W per month, Including clothing iu addition to
the ordinary collegiate necessaries. For cata
logue apply to
General FRANCIS H. BMITIL
Bellevue High School.
BEDFORD CO.. VIRGINIA.
A thoroughly equipped School of high grade
for Boys and Young Men.
2.M Annual Session opens Sept. 15, 1887.
I For (‘atalogue or special informed ion apply
to VS R IBBOT, Prim., Bellevue !’ > Va.
EPISCOPAL HIGH SCHOOL,
Near Alexandria. Va.
L. M. BLACKFORD, M. A., Principal;
L. HOXTON, Associate Principal;
With uhle Assistants.
W Preparatory School tor Hoys.
Founded 1889. Session opens Rcpt. 1887,
CulaloKUes sent, on application.
MONROE FEMALE COLLEGE,
Ur ILL resume exercises MONDAY, SEPT. 19,
1887. The <lei>urtmt>iits of Literature,
Science, Music, DrawuiK ami I‘aiutjnK HIT sup.
piled with the best of teacher*, under the best
of uuuiajfunieut. For catalogue apply to
It. T. ASBITRY, I‘resident,
or L R. BRANHAM. Secretary.
IaOKANOK FEMALE (lOLREOK, ljraujrr,
J Ou 4ist Annual Session bwftusSept 21, 1887.
Host advantage* in Health. Morals, Literature,
Music and Art. Bookkeeping, Elocution, Vocal
Music and Cal sthenics taught fine in regular
course No incidentals or extra eha :, es. (Expan
ses moderate. 1)9,000 now being Kpent in tin
provenieuta. Send for Catalogue and Is* con
vinced. RUFUS W. SMITH, Pres.
ijULF.R B SMITH, Secy.
Summerville, S. C.
ri'SIlF, exercises of the subscriber's school
I will lie resumed O 1887, and will h.
continued until the thi ! lay in July, 1888.
All ordinary branches i rniight. A limited
numlier of boarding pu ... will be received into
For teiins, etc., apply, as above, to
Alio. 2a, IRB7.
Near Atlanta, Ga. (:hes. M. Neel, Supt.
bOaKDING AND DAY .SCUODI VIAm ’
Miss EDNA SPALDING,
•TOO!! Spruce street, Philadelphia, Pa.
HEN AN IX) AH VALLEY A(.'ADKMY~
WINCHESTER, VA. Terms roasonablo.
C. L. C. MINOR, M. A. (Unlver. Va), I,L. D.
Asheville military academy] North
Carolina. S. F. VENABLE, Principal: W.
PINCKNEY MASON. Commander of Cudelsand
Associate Principal. For Information mid ( ata
lugue address either Principal or Aauociate Prin
WOODBURY, gem, MAHOSR. and other
approved KKUTT JARS, at JA3. H. SILVA £
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GRAIN ANI> PROVISIONS.
Flour, liny, Grain and Provision Dealer.
MEAL an.l (mil's In white Racks.
I Mill stuffs of all kinds always on hand.
Georgia raised SPANISH PEANUTS, also
PEAS; every variety.
Special prices car load lota HAY and GRAIN.
Pro nipt attention given oil orders and satis
OKKIfE, HD UAY.
WAREHOUSE, No. 4 WALLEY STREET, on
line Oentral Railroad.
White Hlulf Rond.
I >I,ANTS, BOUQUETS, DESIGNS. CUT I
!■ LOWERS iruished to order. Isotve or
ders at DAViS Ukos.', rainier dull and York I
straetr. Taktlioue cal* S4U I
COTTON SEED WANTED.
COTTON SEED WANTED
THE SOUTHERN COTTON OIL CO.,
H AS Just constructed eight new Cotton Seed
Oil Mills, located at the following points,
each havim: the capacity per day indicated:
Columbia, S. C., - 100 Tons,
Savannah, Ga., - - 100 “
Atlanta, Ga., - - 200 “
Montgomery, Ala., - 200 “
Memphis, Tenn., - 200 “
Little Rock, Ark., - 200 “
New Orleans, La., - 300 “
Houston, Texas, - 300 •*
CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED. Address,
at nearest Mill.
Southern Cotton Oil Cos.
DOORS, SASH, ETt .
Doors, Sashes, Blinds,
All of the above are Best Kiln-Dried White Pine*
ALSO DEALER IN -
Builders' Hardware, Slate, Iron and
Wooden Mantels, Grates, Stair
work Terracotta, Sewer
Pipe, Etc., Etc;
Paints, Oils, Railroad, Steamboat and
Mill Supplies, Glass, Putty, Etc.
Lime, Plaster, Cement and Hair.
Plain and Decorative Wall Paper, Freacoeing,
House and Sign Painting given iiersooal atten
tion and finished in the best manner.
■ ■■■ 11 —!
(l \s FIXTI!REM, HOSE, ETC.
GLOBES & SHADES.
Hydrant, Steam aM Suction
IRON FIFES AND FITTINGS,
Lift and Force Pumps.
30 and 32 IDi-avton St.
Office Health Office*. I
Savannah, Ga., Aug. £>. 1887. f
From and thi* date, the city ordinance
w hich specifies the Quarantine requirements to
be observed at the port of Savannah, Oa., will
be most rigidly enforced.
Merchant and all other parties interested
will be supplied w ith printed copies of the Quar
antine Ordinance upon application to office oC
Health Officer, and are requested to koep copy
of this publication.
From and after this date and until further no
tice all HteaiMshlps and vessels from or having
touched at South America, Central America,
Mexico, W*t Indies. Italy, Sicily. Malta. Mar
seilles and (be Guinea coast of Africa, direct, ot
via American ports, will lie subjected toQuaraa-'
tine detention and be treated as from inftotecS
or suspected ports or localities, viz.: Section %
Quarantine Regulations. Captains of gltcli
vessels will have to remain at the Quarantine
Station until their vessels are relieved.
All steamers and vessels from foreign portf
not included above, direct or via American
ports, whether seeking, chartered or otherwise,
will be required to remain in quarantine until
boarded and jiasKod by the Quarantine Officer*
Neither the captains nor anyone on board of
such vessels wul be. allowed to cotne to the citjf
or land until the rennets are inspected and
jHumed by the Quarantine Officer.
As i*>rts or localities not nerein enumerated
are reported unhealthy to the Sauitary Authori
ties, Uuarantiue restrictions against same will
he enforced without further publication.
The quarantine regulation requiring the.Ay mg
of the Quarantine flag on vessels subjected t<
detention or inspection will be rigidly enforced *
Notice is hereby given that the Quarantine
Officer is instructed not to deliver letter# to vea*
sets which are not subjected to Quarantine de
tention, unless the name of cousiguee and state
ment that the vessel is ordered to soma other
port app-ars upon the face of the envelope.
This order is made necessary iu consequence of
tlm enormous bulk of drumming letters seat to
the station for vessels which are to arrive.
Ship chandlers are informed that provision*
in large quantity cannot be received at the
Quarantine Station, unless for vessels ordered
from this port, and it must then be sent down
by tlie tug bout at the time when vessel is to b#
towed to sea. J. T McFARLANT), If. D .
an ordinance To amend the Police rules au4
regulations aud to relieve Private E. F. Davis
from the operation of the rule amended.
Section i. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Ak
dermen of the city of Savannah,in Council a*setu-
Med, that Rule Ilf of the polio* rules and regu- 1
lations adopted on the the 17th day of March,
lflHO, lw* so amended as to read as follows:
Policemen wounded or disabled whilst in the
performance of duty, or made ill by unusual ex
posure or service, will r*s.*eive their pay for the
period thus lost. In ordinary cases of sickness
ft shall be discretionary with the < ’hief of Po
lice, whether or not to recommend pay for the
time thus lost, aud his recommendation for such
payment shall secure tlie same if the recom
mendation is concurred in by the Police Com
mittee, but not otherwise. Time lost in every
case shall be so stated ou the pay roll.
Met. 'I, Be It further ordaiiuxi that the sum of
twelve dollars and ninety-six cents, deducted
from the pay of Policeman E. F. Davis, shall bo
refund.*d to him.
Bsc. 8, That all ordinances, rules and regula
tions in conflict with this ordinance are hereby
Ordinance passer! In Council August 10tb, 1887#
RUFUS E. LESTER, Mayor
Attest: Frank E. Hkmarkr, Clerk of Council.
For Preserving Shrimp, Oysters tad Fisk
C. M. GILBERT A CO
JAS. S. SILVA 8c SON