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GEORGIA _A_ND FLORIDA.
KJEW3 OF THE TWO STATES TOLD
Two Black Brothers Who Have Lived
106 and 116 Years Respectively A
Child Choked to Death by a Pea at
Smithville - Bull Bata Destructive to
On the Altamaba the rice crops are being
harvested as fast as possible.
Alfred Smith (colons!), who lulled Joseph
Allen (colored), at Darien a few days ago,
has been held without bail to uwait trial.
The owners of the oil mill property at
Waynesboro have decided that it was to
their interest not to run the mill tiiis
H. W. Dews, of Newman, says that bull
bats are destructive of cotton. He says a
field of cotton in bis neighborhood, belong
ing to Mr. Joe Dent, was completely devas
tated by bats three or four years ago.
Walt Rowland, of Americas, found an
egg Friday with n long tail to it. The tail
curled back and joined the shell, after run
ning out two inches. Howland says his hens
are fancy and fastidious and lie thinks the
eggs will prove it.
At Smithville Jack Mann’s little child
was choked to death last Wednesday. The
mother was shelling peas and the child
swallowed one, which lodged in its wind
pipe. The mother seeing it was choking
picked it up and ran to Dr. Saunders’ house,
which is several hundred yards away, but
•when she arrived at the Doctor's the child
J. E. Billups, of Worth county, lost his
Sn-house by fire Friday afternoon, Mr.
illups estimates his loss at from $2,000 to
$2,500. The building was a first-rate one,
and cost between $1,200 and $1,500 without
the machinery. About six bales of cotton
and between 1,000 and 1,200 bushels of cot
ton seed went with the building and ma
chinery. There was no insurance on the
J. P. Robinson, of the firm of Crow <fc
Robinson, returned to Rockmart last Friday
to Hamlet-, from his recent trip. He paid
off the bauds at the ore mines anil his ac
count with Greater & Burgdorf at forty
five cents on the dollar. The lime quarry
men were not paid off by him and grum
bled considerably. The men at work at the
quarry quit work last Friday and refused
to work any longer unless they were paid off'
About 6,000,000 feet of square and scab
timber was measured at the public boom, at
Darien, during the month ending Aug. 81,
1887. This does not, of course, include the
several millions of feet that passed
by going to St. Simons, and the
large quantity of sawn timber
which came down from the up-coun
try mills. At the present time there is quite
a large stock of timber at some or the
booms around the city. The timber in
spectors and measurers will break up their
pooling arrangement on Jan. 1, 1888. After
that day every man will be for himself.
A farmer living out a mile from Arneri
cus planted a few acres of old worn out gray
land in melons this year. He worked the
vines once or twice, just enough to keep
down the grass and weeds, the total cost of
planting and cultivating not exceeding $lO.
From this patch of melons ho has realized
SB9O cash, which came in ut a time when
money was scarce and hard to get. He has
forty-five acres planted in cotton, from
which he will get twenty bales, but he says
that the melon patch will net him five times
the profit that the cotton will, although the
latter was carefully worked and at compara
tively small cost.
Mis# McArthur, of Eastman, was thrown
from a buggy Friday and instantly killed.
Mr. Pierson, her escort, was dangerously in
jured. Miss McArthur, who was a niece of
Mr. McArthur, of the lx‘gislature, was en
gaged to be married to Mr. Pierson, and
their wedding was to take place at the resi
dence of Tap Holt, in Macon, within a few
days. The young man’s father, who is quite
wealthy, hail built the young couple an ele
gant residence and furnished it with every
modern convenience that would add to their
comfort. They started Friday morning to
drive to their new home in a buggy, and on
*be way the horse ran away. Miss. McAr
thur was thrown out aud instantly killed,
and Mr. Pierson’s shoulder was dislocated.
Near Athens, on a beautiful and com
manding site, stands what is commonly
known in that section as the Rock College.
It is the property of the State University,
and was formerly used as a high school for
boys preparatory to entering the collegiate
course. Years'ago the high school was
abolished, the building being used subse
quently as the home of the professor of
agriculture. Surrounding and belonging
to the Rock College are about sixty acres of
good land. It is here thnt the present ex
perimental farm of Georgia is located. It
is proposed that the trustees of the univer
sity, for valuable consideration, turn over
this property to the State of Georgia, to
become the proposed home of Confederate
veterans, reserving some twenty acres for
the experimental farm.
Robert Ilardrove, black and muscular,
was arrested at Macon Saturday night anil
locked up for engaging in a fight and creat
ing a considerable disturbance. He was
placed in a cell at the police barracks,
where he remained the sole occupant all day
Sunday. Sunday night about 8 o’clock
Officer Abel, seeing the form of a man dart
suspiciously away from the window of a
cell, looked in and discovered that two of
the iron burs had been removed from the
transom over the door loading into the hall
way. An investigation was then made by
Officer Abel and Officer McCalferty, who
was doing duty as watchman at the time,
and it was discovered that Hargrove hail
torn up the floor of the roll, and with one of
the boards had so bent the iron bare that it
was left an easy matter to take them out.
They had beeu literally toru out of their
Griffin was visited last week by Harrison
Clarke, an aged negro who had boen up there
to see his brother, Hardy Jordan, who lives
just below the earelied in that city. Har
rison Clarke is a pretty good age himself,
being 106 years old, but his brother is 116
and unable to lie about. Harrison was on
his way home to M uscogee county, Edwards
district, and may have reached there if his
large, sore feet have not prevented. He
as the slave of Josiah Jordan, of Mon
roe county, and was at one time at
Louisville, when he saw Gen. Wash
ington. who came to the then State capital
•oon after the war for independence. He
saw something -of war himself as a drum
mer boy during the Florida Indian war,
though a fourth Indian by birth. Before
emancipation lie was the overseer aud valet
of his master. He can pick 150 pounds of
cotton a day on an average, old as he is, and
is a champion wreatlcr. his favorite trick
being the “Flying Sallie.” Although au
anti-Prohibitionisl in principle, he never
toon a drink; neither did he ever take a
chew of tobacco or a bath. He lias had
seven wives and thirty-three children, in
cluding six lots of twins.
The State Anatomical Board has filed the
bonds required by law, and is ready to re
ceive the bodies which the law (rives them.
So far they have received no bodies because
the officers throughout the State, into whose
hands the bodies would naturally come,
have not received official notification of the
passage of the act. It became necessary to
have certified copies of tbtfact printed and
sent out. They were mailed on last Wed
nesday to all tne Oironers ajid juilers of the
HtaU', < 'hiefs of police of the cities, to the
superintendent* of the poor farms and to the
superintendents of all the convict cani|)s.
Prof. K. W. Mcßne, secretary of the board,
who has charge of tlic distribution of bodies,
lias prpfmred a book iu which will be rag in
bred the name, age, sex, complexion, civic
condition, place of birth, retddenea at time
oi death, dute and cause of death, physician
In ‘barge, date received for distribution,
* r “* Uu; date of delivery to autiionzctl car
** r “he carrier will take a duplicate re
. M X . . **he mad Inal oillcge whets* the
*,? ,*? delivered, Uml one copy will Is- Hied
, *** sscreuuy. A earn*. baa been up- i
pointed. Air tight cases, covered with
j ordinary boxes, w ill he used and transmit
ted by express. Dr. Mcßae says every offi
eer of the medical colleges is determined to
carry out the law in every detail.
Chattooga Sews: John Taylor, the negro
who, it was alleged, had confessed to the
outrage on Miss Kendrick in Chattooga, in a
long Tetter to the Chattooga Autos, denies
that he ever made any confession and says
that all there is in it is that two peniten
tiary convicts were bribed to swear that lie
had made a confession. He says further: It
has gone out to the world through muny of
the leading [lapfers of the country that I
have confessed my guilt of the mime for
which Henry Rope is under sentence of
death in Chattooga county. I desiro on the
one hand to contradict the statements about
my .alleged confessions, and upon the other
hand to warn all men to beware
of the man who bus manufactured
and circulated these calumniations:
the man who has suborned false witnesses
to swear my life away; the man who brought
me all the way from the State of Kentucky,
knowing that I was not the man for whom
the warrant was taken out and for whom
the Governor’s requisition was issued. I
have been advertised to the people of
Georgia as “Pope’s savior.” It lias been
given out that I nave confessed and that the
crime is fixed without any doubt upon me,
yet, despite all these evidences of mv guilt,
Miss Kendrick has unhesitatingly declared
that 1 uni “not the man;” despite all t.hisar
ray of facts and circumstances on the part
of the State I have been released from jail
by order of Hon. 11. M. W. Glcnu, the at
torney for the State.
Another brick block has just been con
tracted for at Orlando.
Comptroller General Barnes was quite ill
during lost week, but Is much better.
The corner-stone of the new (’atholic
church building at Gainesville was laid Sun
Not a colored man in Maelenny precinct
voted for selling liquor in Baker county.
This speaks well for the race.
The wreckers interested in the English
steamer recently ashore on the reef near
Key West received S4O to the share.
J. R. Ergood, of Winter Park, is to move
the Ergood block south, next to the build
ing now occupied by the post office, and
proposes to build on the balauce of his prop
erty at that place.
At Orlando C. A. Davis has sold his in
terest in the business of Davis, Fish & Cos.
to C. B. Davis, his partner, and left, over
the Tampa, Orlando and Apopka railroad,
for his old home in Paua, IU.
Some of the factories at Key West were
obliged to suspend work last week on ac
count of the scarcity of wrappers. As it is.
however, the demand for cigars is good, and
work in a few weeks will be brisk.
It is rumored that no bridge will tie con
structed across the St. John’s river by the
St. John’s ami Halifax Railroad Company.
It is said that the trouble has lieeu caused
by the belief on the part of the Jackson
ville, Tampa and Key West railway that
there is a collusion between the St. John’s
and Halifax people with the St. Augustine
road. It is also said that Mr. U. J. White
has gone, or is going, North to see about the
The real estate dealers of Orlando held a
preliminary meeting Saturday for the pur
pose of organizing a real estate association.
The meeting was very harmonious and re
sulted in a determination to have another
meeting on Tuesduy, Sept. 13, at which all
licensed real estate men of the country are
to be invited to take part. The object of
the association is for mutual protection and
to devise ways and means to bring tourists
and investors into the State.
A firebrand has already appeared among
the doctors assembled at Washington in the
person of Dr. Weighinorel, of Tampa, Fla.
It is alleged he is a quack and does not ad
here strictly to the recognized code of medi
cal ethics, especially as to advertising.
When lie applied to be registered as a mem
bar of the congress, Dr. Toner, of the regis
tration committee, made inquiries as to his
standing in Tampa, aud received several
protests against his admittance.
Two famous swords wore unsheathed at
the recent encampment. One, carried by
Captain Balientine, of the Fernandiua Vol
unteers, Is of Confederate form, having
been carried by that popular officer through
the late period of unpleasantness. The sec
ond is sacred in the eyes of all true Florida
sons. It is a handsome dress sword, which
was carried by Captain C. 8. Fleming, of
the Second Florida Infantry, who was
wounded at the liattle of Williamsburg,
May 5, 1862. This sword was left with a
lady of Williamsburg, who took care of
Captuiu Fleming until he recovered. Gap
tain Fleming was killed at Cold Harbor, in
front of Richmond, June 3, 1804. This
sword is now worn by his brother, Captain
F. P. Fleming, of iheM. L. I.
The crew of a freight train on the Florida
Railway aud Navigation reported, at Jack
sonville, Sunday, a queer experience on
their trip from Cedar Keys. In coming
through a swamp beyond Gainesville, some
cattle got on the track, thus causing the
train to run very slowly. Duriug the time
that they were going so slowly a bear from
the adjoining woods decided to make un ex
ploring expedition. Now, one of the cars
of this same train was a ventilated car, aud
upon this particular trip the car contained
some fish. The bear had evidently smelled
the tiih from afar, and decided to make a
closer examination. It jumjied into the
car, the door having been left open, and was
discovered just as he, she, or it, was finish
ing the repast. The doors were imme
diately closed and the trainmen were con
gratulating themselves on the capture,
when, lo and behold! Bruin bent the iron
rods of the skeleton door, escaped from his
temporary prison and was soon lost to sight
in the woods.
Counsel for Mrs. D. F. Sullivan are seek
ing to restrain the operations of the Sulli
van Timlier Company on lands belonging to
the Sullivan estate near Pensacola, and
have uiready tiled a bill praying an injunc
tion to that effect. If the suit be taken to
the Court of Chancery tho effort upon the
business of the port will bo damaging, for
the sus|iension or operations looking to an
extensive enlargement of tho company's
business at this point will prove a serious
drawback to the prosjierity of the city.
The company had in contemplation, for
early execution, the building of two new
mills at or near the city, the operations of
which, with their output, would tend ma
terially to swell the volume of Pensacola’s
timber and lumber shipments, not to speak
of the work they would furnish for a large
numlier of men. In addition to this, plans
had been perfected for the establishment of
a marine railway just across the bay, at
Sullivan town, an enterprise Pensacola lias
long stood in need of.
Pensacola Commercial: The readers of
the Commercial will remember a special
dispatch to this ]iai>er from Warrington,
Sept. 1, announcing the finding of a cap
sized boat, with all sail set, which had
drifted ashore on Santa Rosa Island, and
the additional information that the I tout
had been identified as one last scon in which
were a man and a boy. Just previous to
that date there registered at the City Hotel,
in this city, J. I'. Smith ami sou. The lat
ter. a boy, was frequently heard importun
ing Ids fat lief* to take him out sailing, nnd
the father was heard to remark that on the
morrow (Sept. 1) he would comply with the
boy’s oft expressed wish. The two hud no
Itaggage, their efft**ts consisting of two
package*-, and, on the morning of Sept. 1,
they took the packagi** ami left the hotel.
It now remains to Is* ascertained whether
they were hotel beat*, as they left unpaid
bills for board ami lodging, or that they
were the unfortunate occupant- of the bant.
Pensacola < 'omuierciat: Saturday morn
ing about '£ o'clock, Chief of Police Roberts,
who was in hod at his residence <m the Hast
Hili, was awakened by Jimmie Martin, a no
torious character hereabouts, wlio w* very
drunk, and who begun telling the Chief, in
a mysterious way, that he "did not drown
that man.” He continued in a rambling,
incoherent manner, and the same m y-le
nous air, a story to the *-ffc t D.al l. had
been hired by a genUvuiau to git a tae
THE MORNING NEWS: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER , !SS7.
latter a passage to the Navy Yard—-he em
-1 ployed a sailor, who has since been seen,
j to assist him in managing the boat, and
| tho party set sail. They hail a jug
]of whisky, arid arriving at Warring
j ton, procured more of the stuff. As well as
! the thread of the narrative could be straigbt
i cued by the Chief, the party then started to
| return, aud, en route to tho city, the tmat
| capsized. Martin took hold of the painter
ami washed ashore with the lioat, and
i knew not what had lieoouie of the pasaen
| ger or his shipmate. Friday morning Mur-
J tin was drunk and treating people general
ly at different drinking places, so a reporter
is informed by a jiolioi* officer, and seemed
to be pretty well supplied with money, being
lavish in bis expenditure. He is notinabu.si
ness from which he derives profits that would
enable him to bo so open-hauded, and tho
fact is only mentioned en passant. The mat
ter might stand a little Investigation. Both
| Martin and his shipmate could lie brought
I before the County Solicitor and made to re
count their experience, if only to get at the
particulars of the catastrophe, by which a
man lost his life. Who the ill-fated passen
ger was remains a mystery. A gentleman
of DeFuniak Springs is suid to lie missing,
but those who gave this information to the
reporter know not even his name, saying
they heard thnt the missing man’s father
keeps a livery stable at Marianna
SOUTHERN LUMBER LANDS.
The Wasteful Policy That is Destroy
ing a Principal Source of Wealth.
From the Pensacola (Fla.) Advance-Gazette.
We print to-day a series of clippings re
ferring to tho rapidly increasing demand
and purchase of Southern timber lands, in
large and small bodies. It is hardly credit
able that lands are sold by the thousands of
acres for the petty sum of $1 and $1 25 per
acre, when many an acre contains from
twenty to fifty trees, worth from $4 to $lO
each, yet such is the case; our
people simply have no idea of
the value of their possessions,
and in many instances have literally
thrown away fortunes and received noth
ing in return. Forests have been denuded
and enormous rafts of logs have boen floated
to market and sold lor prices which barely
covered the cost of the labor, leaving ac
tually nothing in the hands of the owner
for the valuable timber taken from his laud,
and it is high tune for our people to call a
halt, or at least to refuse to sell unless they
can get something like an approximate
value for their property, for it is now evi
dent that tho South, and the South alone,
must furnish the timber supply.
We remember well witbin the last ten
years, when the “black walnut craze”
stripped the forests of Tennessee and Ken
tucky of their richest treasures in timber,
when speculators bought walnut stunipage
at $1 a tree, and many of the trees were
worth from $25 to SSO each, some of them
more; these men see their folly now, for
though they retained their lands and other
valuable growth on them, they allowed
others to take the oreafn of their possessions.
Our people have being doing worse, they
have parted with their possessions for a mere
song and see others growing rich while they
are in no wise benefited; we hope they will
take warning and get a fair equivalent for
TWO DOLLARS A SECOND.
The Rate at Which the Public Debt is
Correspondence of the. Missouri Republican.
Few persons, perhaps, who read the fre
quently published reports of the fiscal opera
tions of the government give any considera
tion to the vastness and significance of these
operations. We read of the hundreds of
millions of gold and silver in the treasury
at Washington, but how few persons have
any intelligent idea of what is embraced in
the nine figures required to describe liabili
ties and assets of the government, dt is only
when the auriferous contents of the trea
sury vaults are weighed and measured and
placed by the side of articles and commodi
ties that are daily handle 1 by the masses
that an intelligent corn prehension can
be obtained by the people of the financial
strength of the treasury and the
great extent of the go verument’s fiscal oper
By reference to the latest published state
ment of treasury assets and liabilities it is
learned that among the assets was $281,096,
417 in gold and nearly $250,000,000 in silver,
including $34,000,000 of trade dollars and
fractional coin. Taking up this $281,000,000
of gold and placing it on scales I find that
the gold held bv the treasury weighed 518
tons, anil if packed into ordinary carts, one
ton to each cart, it would make a procession
two miles long, allowing twenty feet of
space for the movement of each horse and
cart. The weighing of the silvor produces
much more interesting results. Running
this over the scales I find its weight to be
7,396 tons. Measuring it in carte, as in the
case of the gold, the silver now held bv the
treasury would require the services of 7,396
horses and carts to transport, it, and would
make a procession over twenty-one miles in
The surplus about which so much is said
in the daily newspapers amounts to nearly
$47,000,0(11, an increase of $5,000,000 since
July 1. Counted as gold this surplus would
weigh 86), tons. Counted as sliver it would
weigh 1,385 tons. Each million of gold
adds 8,685 pounds to tho surplus and each
million of silver raidssß,Ußo piumls. Apply
ing cubic measurement, to the treasury gold
and silver and piling the two metals on
Pennsylvania avenue as cord-wood is piled
before delivery to the purchaser, the gold
would measure 87 curds and the silver 490
cords, and both would extend from the
treasury dejiartment to Four-and-a-hnlf
street, or from the treasury to the pension
office in a straight line, and forming a
solid wall eight feet high and four feet
Extending these calculations and compari
sons to the interest-lxxiring debt, equally in
teresting results are obtained. The public
debt reached the highest jioint in August,
1865—just twenty-two years ago—when it
was $,381,530,295. The genera! reader will
better ajmreciate the vastness of this sum
when informed that it represents 70.166 tons
of silver, which would make a nrocession of
carts that would exted from Richmand.Va.,
to a jioint twelve miles north of Philadel
phia, the distance it would thus cover being
206 miles. The interest bearing debt is now
(not including the Pacific raflroail bonds)
$1,001,976,850, showing that the
sum paid has lieeu $1,379,553,545.
or more than half of the total
amount, and representing 40,637
tons of silver dollars, which would extend
154 miles if packed in carts containing 1 ton
Reducing these figure* to a baste where
they may tie intelligently romprebendml,
and that the rapidity with which the gov
ernment has reduced its bonded debt may
lie fully realized by the general reader, 1
find that the reduction bo been al the aver
age rule of $62,706,675 each year, $5,235,581
each month, $174,186 each day, $7,218 each
hour, and 8120 47 for every minute of the
entire 22 year*.
Puismlng the calculation to the smallest
divisible space of time, the bonded debt of
the United States has been dicreasmi at
the rate of $2 07 for everv second. <>r for
every swing of the pendulum, for the en
tire jieriod from Aug. 31, 1865 to July 31,
This is an exhibition of recuperation and
material progress that is without |iarallel in
tlio world’s history.
The Nineteenth Century Club is an or
ganization that will consist of an equal
number of tiiru and woman. It is hardly
Pi Imj expected that they will agree on all
subjects; but it Ixlll surprise no one to learn
that Dr. Pierro’s "Golden Medical Diarov
ery" is unanimously pronounced the most
mu cessful remedy extant for jailin'mai v
<'OOMUuptkm, anil has Ijoeu demonstrated in
hundred* of cases; it jmsittvely arrests this
disease and restores health and strength, if
adminuUiad m its uariy siafm. by drug
FIGHTING WITH SURF BOARDS.
A Good Story of Life Years Age on the
From the JjonisviUe Courier-Journal.
Surf-tioaril riding was the national sjwrt
of the islands from time immemorial up to
forty years ago. but it is now dying out
and Is seldom seen unless an exhibition is
gotten up for tourists, but even then it is
not to be compared to that of olden times.
The idea was to launch through the surf a
board from 20 to 40 feet in length, 2 feet in
with in the middle narrowing toward the
ends to a width of 12 or 15 inches, 2 or 8 in
ches in thickness, and made of light wood,
sometimes of solid pieces, but more often of
a number of smaller ones ingeniously joineil
together. Once clear of the breakers the
rider would paddle out to sea with his hands
and feet, nothing else being used, watch his
chance, drive the board on the face or crest
of a tremendous sea, and while aj>proaching
the lieach with a velocity but little less
than that of an express train, stand upon
it and go through a gymnastic jierformanoe
that would have put to shame any at
tempt made in that line, even in our host
Not only would its direction toward shore
tie controlled, but it would be made to fly
up and down the face of the breaker in a
direction jmrailrl to the shore line; a false
move at any moment would have thrown
board and rider into the curler with but lit
tle chance for his life. It was continued
until the sea broke, when the board would
lie shot ahead and landed high and dry ujioii
the beach. At times there would be hun
dreds of men, women and children in the
water, all on the go, rushing here and there,
stopping from one .sea until carried along by
the next, now on the board, again off and
swimming, taking every position imagina
ble on the board, but rarely if ever meeting
with any serious mishaji, for they were all
amphibious. Once a year the natives col
lected in succession on the different islands
of the group and a tournament would
take place bet ween the best riders, the
prizes consisting of food, war impie
inents and the grandest of all. an area of
land and being elevated to the position of
This was the prize offered by the King
himself at the last of the tournament, the
coinjietitors being the two men who had
been selected from the most expert riders
duriug the preceding days. In this bout
the sole object was to kill, drown, or dis
lodge the opponent from bis board by ram
ming with the ends, as no paddle or weapon
of any kind could be used. On this day
every one kdio could come would line the
beach, gathered together by tribes or in
groups? from their own islands. All were
armed and ready to enforce fair play, for
there were rules to regulate this as well as
we have our own for a like purpose in all
sjiorts. Often there were 50,000 or 60,000
warriors alone, and on this occasion, which
was sjxiken of particularly, there were fully
75,000 witnesses who were capable of hear
When all was ready the riders made their
appearance; the first from the Island of
Kauii, with a light, corkwood board fully
35 feet in length, as light aud springy as a
bow, beautifully decorated, and as finely
proportioned as one could wish. Blit to the
surprise and disgust of every one his op
ponent from Oahu apjieared with a clumsy,
ill-jxirportioned, heavy ironwood board
scarcely 20 feet in length, hut with ends
sharpened like a knife edge. His tribe could
hardly be prevented from killing him out
right, for what chance had he, a young man
of eighteen seminars, with such a short,
heavy board, against a man of 35 who had
been tho victor in every contest in which
ha had taken part, and who had implicit
confidence in him. But the King insisted
on the sjjort going on, so eventually the
boards were launched, and long before the
Ouhuian had cleared the line of breakers to
seaward, the Kauiiun hud reached the open
sea and was giving an exhibition of his
One of the rule? governing the sport was
that either could start in shore on the face
of any breaker, but it would not be A
until his opponent had started on the name
sea'. It had necessarily to be mutual; either
could make as many attempts as he saw fit
to draw the other on, and this was continued
for an hour or two, each struggling for any
advantage in jinsitiou, but once started to
gether there was no retracting : it had to be
continued to the beach; if neither was suc
cessful in dislodging or wounding the other,
the whole was repeated until one had been
declared the victor. At last the start was
made. Nowall were wildly excited; men
and women were rushing here and there,
talking anil gesticulating; the tribes lined
the very water’s edge: some, in their en
thusiasm, even entered the water, but were
compelled to leave, this Ijoiiig against the
law. The Kauiian warriors, knowing that
their representative would be successful in
the contest, mid fearing the vengeance of
theOnhuiuns in consequence, were formed
in line of battle with their weajxms ready
for instant use; tho others soon followed
the same tactics, but wpre more on the
defensive, being greatly inferior in num
The riders reached the first line of the
breakers, where the Kauiian, with, his light
board, was the observed of all observers,
not only from the admirable way in which
he handled his board, but irom his wonder
ful gymnastics while whirling along at such
a rajiid gait. TheOahuian, on the contrary,
seemed to be making heavy weather, and it
was apparent to all that the Kauiian was
getting closer to the shore liefore dislodging
his opjionent, for he had made several feints,
but drew off at the last moment each time,
when any one of them must have been suc
cessful had he continued.
And now they are within a few hundred
yards of the lieach. Every mouth is yell
ing, each trying to give mstrui*tions to his
champion, force is being used to keep the
most persistent ones from rushing into the
sea, the Kauiian has ranged within a few
yards of the other for a final plunge; and
now seemed his chance, for the Oahuian’s
inlaid turned; he is making an effort to keep
his balance, when to the surprise of all, in
the wild rush thnt foliowel he not only
tnissed his opjionent, but the light board
shot entirely over the heavy one, which in
some mysterious way dipjieil lieneath the
surface at just thoprojjcr moment. Now was
the Oahuiau’s chance. They nm almost on
shore, and flying with that frightful velo
city with which a sea rolls on a gradually
shoaling beach, both jierched on the crest,
of a breaker 15 feet in height, when the
Oahuian, to the surprise of all, shot his
board with the speed of an arrow, and be
fore the Kauiian could recover he was
struck with tile sharp end of the heavy
lioard under the arm, entirely severing that
member from the body, amt entering the
face under the jaw it ranged half way
through the head, and, with the dead body
still fast on his board, the young Oahuian
landed without a mratoh In the midst'of his
own tribe. So short, so wonderfully quick,
and in such a masterly way had the feat
been accomplished that, neither anger nor
revenge asserted them seven among the
Kuuiians. and all joined in giving praise to
the youthful victor.
Mrs. Hancock Was Not For Sale.
Front Unriter's Weekly.
Mrs. Hancock says that mice when the
General felt called ujxrn to entertain half n
dozen Sioux chieftains she heljieil him in his
task by playing (lie jiiauo for them. The
music evidently had jiower to please. If not
to “soothe, the savage,” for immediately
negotiations commenced through an inter
preter to jmrrtiase tlie "big Captain’s"
squaw, along with the “music table.”
Bends. rol>**< and blankets were first, offered
for the exchange. When the “big Captain”
rejected thi-e. snji|ii>siiig the inducements
were not sufficient, they luhled pontes to an
increa*eil iiuiiiW of robe* ate 1 trinkets of
ali kinds. Their indignation and lllNMtt i*
bu-tani were npiiarent. and quickly mails
evident by their leaving the house In Indian
flic, without a glanro hero or there, hocmi
tug deaf Vi the interpreter's ajqmalk to re
Aboi r $ nZt'on ),#,#• i#,*, realized to the
dial* Treasury n JvVi * York, within the pa#t
l*v/sain, it jut lus lax vii MhoriUiMses.
Go to LaFar's New Store
AND SEE HOW CHEAP IIE SELLS
I X AVE your measure takaa
At tlio name rime, and
I RY a set of his exeelledt
OHIRTS made to order.
(X WHILE THERE INSPECT HIS LINE OK
Monarch dress shirts,
Boston garters in silk and cotton.
Rubber garments of all kinds.
Embroidered night shirts.
Linen handkerchiefs at all prices.
Lisle thread underwear
A FINE ASSORTMENT OK SCARKS.
ISHAWL STRAPS AND HAND SATCHELS,
A now line of HAMMOCKS, with PILLOWS
and SPREADERS, just in; also a lot of NEW
BATHING SUITS, at
29 BULL STREET.
•I f‘f ANDALL OTHERS SHOULD US!
I ? V| MACBETH 4 tO’S
I rkSWrffiM 1 1F YOU D0N ’ T want a
p fpfejVllfl] fbe ANNOYED byConttan!
J BREAKING OF CHIMNEYS,
BEST CHIMNEY MADE.
jjSffFg For Sale Everywherei
IWVDE OfILY iß'
EPJHACBETH SCI FROM mt.holyoke seminars
We use nearly (300) threi
(CU avafTLfSS jiflaremon. hundred lights every even'
...... ... in*, and since using the eel
srated PEARL TOP CHIMNEYS my experience and
ragment is that we would rather pay a dollar a dozen
r them than fifty cents a dozen for any other Chim*
ywe have ever used, L. H. POSTER Sf.-~.-a,
/-32a GOLD MEDAL, FAEIS, 1878.
Warranted absolutely pure
Cocoa, from which the excess of
Oil has been removed. IthasMr
fw ■ f t* meß strength of Cocoa mixed
[VJ ( i\\ urn with btarch, Arrowroot or Sugar,
KM i VM and is therefore far more econora-
AM '! J ||M ical, costing less than one cent a
li9 ' . i II It Is delicious, nourishing,
iwl 2 £ 3 1 1| strengthening, easily dige*tcd f
I } . ft (land admirably adapted for inval
jEli i I !( ufeds as well as for persons in health.
Sold by tirocers^Terywhere.
f, BAKER & CO., Dorchester, Mass, |
Their Praise Sells Them.
N OTHING is so talked of. and appreciatively.
I 00, by a housekeeper as the steady good
work of a newly purchased Cook Stove This
influence spreads in all directions, and is bring
ing ns numerous orders front wherever the
ACORNS and FARMER GIRLS are in Georgia,
Klorida and South Carolina. Every Stove guar
anteed, and never yet has one been sent back.
LOVELL & LATTIMORE,
CONGRESS ST., SAVANNAH. GA.
Tic Times Cook Slove.
\TE HAVE RECEIVED the agency for this
♦ T popular Stove (over 100,000 In use), and
take pleasure in offering them to our customers 1
It is heavy, durable, anil took first prize at
Pennsylvania State Fair for baking. It has all
the latest improvements, including ventilated
CORNWELL & CHIPMAN,
Odd Fellows' Building.
SAVANNAH AM TYBEK RAILWAY.
POMMENCING SATURDAY, July 18, 1887, the
\J following schedule will be in effect:
No. 3. No. 1. No. 5. No. 7.*
nah 10:30am 3:00 pm MWpm 0:50 pm
Ar.Tyljee.il :45 ain 4:lspni 7:00 pm 11:05 pin
No. 2. No. 4. No. 6. No. B.*
Lv. Tybee. 7:00 am 4:ospm 9:l3pm 8:00pm
nah. . 8:16 ain 5:30 pm 10:25 pm 9:10 pm
1 Trains 7 and 8 Sundays only.
All trains leave Suvnnuah from Savannah and
Tybee depot. In S., K. and W. yard, east of paa
i.enger depot. leave Tybee from Ocean House.
Land plays nt Tyliee Tuesdays, Thursday* and
Sundays, leaving Savannah on the 3p. u. train,
leaving Tybee on last train.
Tickets on sale at depot ticket office, and at
Fernandez's Cigar Store, comer Bull and
Broughton streets. ('. O. HAINES, Supt.
Savannah, July 15, 1887.
SU HI RHAN RAILWA Y.
City and Suburban Railway.
Savannah. Ga., August 33. 1887.
ON nnd after WEDNESDAY, August 34. the
following schedule will be run on the Out
- — - —a
UAVt ARRIVB I.KAVK IKI.B I.EAVK
citv. tin. ; or hopk. montoomkrt
•8:55 6:42 8:30
10:35 ; 8:40 8:16 7:50
•*3:25 3:1*1 1:30 1:00
♦7:00 | 0:35 8:1,0 530
There will lie no early train from Isle of Hope
on Sunday morning. •
•For Montgomery only. Passengers for Islo
of Hope go via Montgomery without extra
charge This train affords parents a mean ux
eumion before breakfast tor young children
"This 8:35 p. x train last out of city Sunday
♦On Saturdays this Lain leaves city at 7:30
p. ■ J. H. JOHS'STON.
Buist’s Reliable Cabbage anil Turnip
JUKI' RECEIVED VKKKM AT
OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY
New York, Boston and Philadelphia.
PASSAGE TO NEW YORK.
CABIN S3O 00
EXCURSION 33 00
STEERAGE 10 00
PASSAGE TO BOSTON.
CABIN SOO 00
EXCURSION 33 00
STEERAGE 10 00
PASSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA.
(via New Yore,).
CABIN ...$32 50
EXCURSION 36 09
STEERAGE 13 30
r piTE magnificent steamships of those lines
I arc appointed to sail as follows—standard
TO NEW YORK.
CHATTAHOOCHEE. Capt. H C. Daggett,
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7. at 8:30 A. a.
NACOOCHEE, Capt. E. Kemptox, FRIDAY,
Sept. 9, at 9:30 A. m.
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith, MON
DAY, Sept. 13, at 1 p. m.
TALLAHASSEE. Dipt. W. 11. Fisher, FRI
DAY, Sept, 16, at 1 p. u.
GATE CITY, Capt. E. R. Taylor, THURSDAY,
Sept. 8. 9:30 A. m.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. H. C. Lewis, THURS
DAY, Sept. 15, at 4:00 p. u.
[for freight only. 1
DESSOUG, Capt. N. F. Howes, SATURDAY,
Sept. 10, at 11 a. m.
JUNIATA, Capt. S. L. Askins, SATURDAY,
Sept. 17, at 5:30 r. M.
Through bills of lading given to Eastern and
Northwestern points and to ports of the United
Kingdom and the Continent.
For freight or passage apply to
C. G. ANDERSON, Agent,
City Exchange Building.
Merchants’ and Miners’ Transportation Com’y.
CABIN 813 a)
tVOOMDCABD. ... . ■ .
THE STEAMSHIPS of this Company are ap -
pointed to sail from Savannah for Balti
more as-followa—city time:
WM. CRANE. Capt. Billups, SATURDAY,
Sept. 10, at 12:30 p. m.
WM. LAWRENCE, Capt. Snow, THURSDAY,
Sept. 15, at 5 p. m.
WM. CRANE, Capt. Billups, TUESDAY, Sept
30, at 9 A. M.
WM. LAWRENCE, Capt. Snow, MONDAY,
Sept. 26, at 8 p. m.
And from Baltimore on the days above named
at 3 p. m.
Through bills lading given to all point- "Vst.
all the manufacturing towns in No .
and to ports of the United Kingdo r
JAS. B. WEST & CO.. A,
SEA ISLAND ROU TE.
STEAMER DAVID CLARK.
Capt. M. P. USINA, "
WILL LEAVE Savannah from wharf foot of
i' Lincoln street for DOROY. DARIEN
BRUNSWICK and FERNANDINA, every TUES
DAY and FRIDAY at 6 p. M.. citv time, con
necting at Savannah with New York, Philadel
phia. Boston and Baltimore steamers, at For
nandinu with rail for Jacksonville and all points
in Florida, und at Brunswick with steamer for
No freight received after sp. m. on days of
Freight not signed for 34 hours after arrival
will be at risk of cousignee.
Tickets ou wharf ana boat.
L' WILLIAMS. Agent.
SEMI-WEEKLY LINE FOR COHEN'S BLUFF
AND WAY LANDINGS.
THE steamer ETHEL, Capt. W. T. Gibson.will
leave for above MONDAYS and THURS
DAYS at 6 o’clock p f Returning arrive
WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS at 8 o'clock
p. m. For information, etc., apply to
W. T. GIBSON, Manager.
Wharf foot of Drayton street.
For Augusta and Way Landings.
ST LAAI E H K A TIL,
Capt. J. 8. BEVILL,
WILL leave EVERY WEDNESDAY at 10
o'clock a. a. (city time.) Tor Augusta and
w ay landings.
All freights payable by shippers.
JOHN LAWTON, •
PLANT STEAMSHIP LINE.
Tampa, Ivey West, Havana.
Lv Tampa Monday and Tlmrs lay 9-30 p. m.
ArKey West Tuesday and Friday I p. in.
Ar Havana Wednesday and Saturday 6 a. in
Lv Havana Wednesday and Saturday noon.
Lv Key West Wednesday and Saturday 10 p.m.
Ar Tampa Thmsday and SunObV 6 ji. in.
Connecting at Tampa with West India l ast
Train to and from Northern and Eastern cities.
For stateroom accommodations apply to ( uv
Ticket OMoe S., F. & W Ky. Jacks, mvillo, cir
Agent Plant Steamship Line, Ttiiupa.
* D OWENS, Truffle Manager.
H. H. HAINES, General Manager.
May 1, 1887.
Bluffton and Beaufort Line
Wharf Foot of Abercorn Street.
SEMINOLE leave* for Bluffton,
Beaufort ard Way I eroding* EVERS' TL'EHDA Y
and FRIDAY at 9a. m.
if. A. fclMoiUlAK.
sen ka> u i, k
Savannah, Ga., Aug. 28. 1887.
ON and after this date Pasierfger Trains will
run daily unless marked t, which are daily,
The standard time, by which these trains run,
is 36 minutes slower than Savannah city time:
No. 1. No. 3. No. 5. No. 7.
Lv Savannah..7:loain 8:20 pm 4:10 pm 5:40 prn
Ar Guyton 8:07 am 6:40 pm
Ar Mitten 9:40 am 11:03 pm 6:25 pm 8:45 pm
Ar Augusta, .tt:mpm i-:ts am 9:20 pm
Ar Macon 1:10pm 3:3oam
Ar Atlanta 5:40 pm 7:15 am ...
Ar Columbus. .9:30 ptn 2:45 pm
Ar Montg ry. 7:25am 7:13 pm
Ar Eufaiila... 4:33 am 4:02 pm
Ar Albany . 11:05 pm 2.15 pm
Train No. 9+ leaves Savannah 2:00 p. m,; ar"
rives Guyton 2:66 p. in.
Passengers for Sylvania, Wrightsville, Mll
ledgeville and Eatouton should taka 7:10 a. m
Passengers for Thomaston, Carrollton, Perry.
Fort Gaines, Talbotton, Buena Vista. Blakely
and Clayton should take the 8:20 p. m. train.
No. 2. No. 4. No. 6. No. K*
Lv Augusta. 9:30 am 10:00 pm 0:00 am .
Lv Macon ..10:35 am 11:00 pm *
Lv Atlanta. 8:50 am 7:15 pm ..
LvColumbus 11:00 pm 12:45 pm " *
LvMontg’ry. 7:25 pm 7:40 am
LvEufaula .10:15 pm 10:49 am
j Lv Albany.. 4:soam 11:55 am
Lv Milieu.. . 2:34 pm 3:20 am 8:1.5 ain 5:20 am
Lv Guyton 4:o3pm s:osam 9:4oam 6:sßam
Ar Savannah 5:00 pm 6:15 am 10:80 am 8:00 am
Train No. 10+leaves Guyton 3:10 p. niTTarrives
Savannah 4:25 p. m.
Sleeping cars on all night trains between Sa
vannah. Augusta, Macon and Atlanta, also Ma
con ami Columbus.
Train No. 3. leaving Savannah at B*3o p. m ,
will stop regularly at Guyton, but at no other
point to put oil passengers between Savannah
Train No. 4 will stop ou signal at stations be
tween Millen and Savannah to take ou passsn
gers for Savannah.
Train No. .5 will stop on signal at stations he
tween Savannah and Millen to take on passen
gers for Augusta or points on Augusta branch.
Train No. H will stop between Millen and Sa
vannah to put off passengers from Augusta and
points oil Augusta branch.
Connections .at Savannah with Savannah
> lorida and Western Railway for all points ia
Tickets for alt points and sleeping car berths
on sale at City Office, No. 20 Bull street, aiid
Depot Office 30 minutes before departure oj
J. C. SHAW. G. A. WHITEHEAD,
Ticket Agent. Gen. Bass. Agent.
Savannah, Florida & Western Railway.
[All trains on this road are run by Central
r |MME CARD IN EFFECT JUNE 19, 188?,
1 Passenger trams on this road will run dad/
WEST INDIA FAST MAIL.
HEAD DOWN. mrAn W.
7:06 a m Lv Savannah Ar 12:08 pm,
12:30 pm Lv Jacksonville Lv 7:00am:
4:4opm Lv ..Sanford Lv l:lsami
v:00 pm Ar Tampa Lv 8:00 pm
PLANT STEAMSHIP LINE.
Monday and L Tanma \r I Thur* an*
Thurs...pm( ianipa Ar gun
Tuesday and I A K y i Wed. and
Friday pmf ar Aey west Bv j- tlt)
Wednca. and i A Havana tv [ Wed - and.
Sat ...ami liai ana Lv (Sat . nooui
Pullman buffet cars to and from New York'
NEW ORLEANS EXPRESS.
7:06 ain Lv Savannah Ar 7:5R pm,
B:42am I,v lesup Ar 6:l6nm]
9:50 am Ar . AVaycross. L Lv 5:05 pmi
Il:28am Ar Callahan.. .... Lv 2:47 p rra
12:00 noon Ar Jacksonville Lv 2:05 pm,
<:ooam Lv iMcksouville Ar 7:4spmj
iO:iSam Lv Waycross Ar p m
12:04 ppnLv Valdosta Lv 2:56 pm
P m V v Quitman Lv 2:28 p m
1:23 pm Ar Thomasville... Lv 1:46 pm
3:35 p m Ar Bain bridge. Lv 11:25 am
d: 0-4 (J i" Ar Chattahoochee Lv 11;30a7u
to and from Jacksonville
ana Nw York, to and from Waycross and Neir
Orleans via Pensacola.
EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS.
1:30 pm Lv Savannah. Ar 12:06 pin
Jesup Lv 10:32am
4.40 p m Ar 4Vaycross Lv 9:23 a m
7:45 pm Ar Jacksonville .Lv 7:00a ni
4:15 pin Lv Jacksonville Vr 9:15 am
7:20 pm Lv Waycross . Ar B*m
8:31 p m Ar. Dupont Lv 5:30a m
3rf P ni Lv tafce <aty. Ar 10:1.5 a m
B:4spm Lv Gainesville \r 10:30aTn
6:55 pni Lv.^.,. Live Oak Ar 7:10a in
P 111 V v •• Dupont Ar 6:25 a m
10:.)5pm Ar Thomasville Lv 3:25 am
Dp a m Ar Albany Lv 1:25 am
-j tl'inan buffet cars to and from Jacksonville
and St. Louis via Thomasville, Albany, Mont
gomery and Nashville.
,i : *?P ,n J‘ v Savannah Ar 6:loam
10.0,1 pm Lv Jesup Lv 3:lsam
. :30 a 111 Ar Atlanta Lv 7:05 p m
U.tOam Ar Waycross Lv 12:10am
® : ®* m Ar Jacksonville Lv 9:00 pm
J:00 p m Lv Jatjk.snuville \r 6:30 am
1:05 am Lv Waycross Ar 11:30 p m
~:J0a 111 Ar. .. . Dupont Lr 10:05 pnx
iA J ln am 'J r tie Oak L’v~:s5 _ p in
10..4)a in Ar Gainesville .Lv 3:45 p m
10:45 am Ar Lake City.. T.v~a7*s p m
2:55 am Lv | 1up0nt........Ar 9:|5 p m
,?'^ nm At ThrmiasviUe .. Lv 7:00 pm
11.40 am Ar... ...Albany . Lv 4:oopm
srops at all regular stations. Pullman
sleeping cars to and from Jacksonville ami Sa
vannan and to anj from Savannah and Atlanta
O-ftiamLv ...Waycross Ar 7:6opm
10:y> ain \r Thomasville Lv x':l6 piq
btoi>s at all rcgnlar and flag stations.
pni Lv ...Savannah Ar 3:3oam
tLlOpniAr Jesup . Lv
btops at all rcpnlar hfi<l flap stations.
At Savannali for Charleston at 45 am. Oir
rtvo Augusta via Yemassee at pm. V2:M
p ni and 8:~3pm; for Augusta and A Manta at
. :00 a in. 5:15 pin and H:2D p ni; with sfeatnsbipS
for New J ork Sunday, Tneaday and Friday: for
Bouton Thursday: for Baltimore everyflftndav.
At JESUP for Brunswick at 3:30 ain and 3:33
pm; for Macon and Atlanta 10:30 a in and 11:07
At WAYCROSS for Brunswick at 10:00 a maud
5:05 p in.
At CALLAHAN for Fernatidina at 2:47 p m;
for W aJdo. ( edar Key, Ocala, etc ,at 11:27 am.
At LIN E OAK for Madison, Tallahassee, etc.,
at 10:58 a ni and 7:30 p m.
AtGAINESVILLEfor Ocala, Tavares, Brook*.
vine and Tampa at 10:55 a ni.
At ALBANY for Atlanta, Macon, Montgom
ery. Mobile. New Orleans, Nashville, etc.
At CHATTAHOOCHEE for Pensacola, Mobile,
New Orleans at 4:14 p m.
Tickets sold and sleeping car berths secured
at BREN'S Ticket Offloo, and at the Passenger
WM. P. HARDEE, Gen. Pass. Agent.
R. G. FLEMING Superintendent,
Charleston & Savannah Railway Cos.
/CONNECTIONS made nt Savannah withSa-
V vatmah, Florida and Western Railway.
Trains leave and arrive at Savannah by stand
ard time !90th meridian), which is 36 minute*
slower than city time.
No. 14* 38t 60* 78*
Lv Sav'h .12:30 p m 4:00 p m 0:45 a m 8:24 pin
Ar Augusta 12:30 pm
A r Beaufort 6:08 p m 10:15 ant
Ar V. Royal 6:20 pm , 10:30 am
Ar Al'daie. 7:40 p inß:lspm 10:20a m I!.
Ar Cha *t,on 4:43 ji m 9:2X9 p m ll;40a ni 1:25 a ni
30 h6* jjj-#
T.v t ha'ston 7:10 a m 8:35 p m 1:00 a m
Lv Augusta 12:35 p m
Lv Al'daie. 5:10 a m 8:07 p tn
Lv P. Royal. 7:ooam 2:00 p m .........
Lv Beaufort 7:12a in 2:15 p m
ArWavh 10:15am.. . 6:53 p m 6:41 a m
*Uail.v between savannah and Charleston.
♦ Sunday* only.
Train No. 7S makes no connection with Port
Roy itl and Augusta Railway, uml stops only at
Hid <elnn<l, Given Pond and Havencl. Train 11
ilops only at seniassee and vlreen Pond and
connects tor Beaufort aad Port Royal dally, and
for Allendale daily, exesmt Sunday Trains 3>
o , '"A""*'' 1 loom and for Beaufort ami Port
for in keis, •deeping tar reservations and.ill
other Information anrlr to WM HitEs
epev'lal ri, kat_ Agent. • null street, and at
', I "ri*"ion ntl Savannah railway 4tcit*t offlee,
at savaniuth, Fiurida an I vs ns tern Railway
V.U. UADaDEN. bunt.
eV. hDi ltk*7.