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SAFE BLOWERS AT WORK
DAVIS BROS.’ SAFE BLOWN OPEN
Show Cases Robbed and Valuable
Goods Purloined A Heavy Iron Door
Blown Several Feet Away- How the
Burglars Effected an Entrance-A
Neatly Executed Robbery.
The fancy goods and music house of Davis
Bros., corner of York and Bull streets, was
entered yesterday morning by burglars,
who blew open the safe and robbed it and
some of the show cases. Nothing was known
of the burglary until 7 o’clock yesterday
morning, when Messrs. Clark Davis, one of
the firm, and J. H. Williams, a salesman,
opened the store. They found it full of
smoke when they entered and at first
thought there must be fire, but the smoko
smelled like burned powder and
before they discovered the wreck
the robbers had made of the strong
Vox they had reached the conclusion that
the safe had been blown open. The office
was in a terrible plight. The outer plate of
the safe door was lying against the other
safe- ten feet away. The body of the door,
which weighed 200 pounds, was lying upon
the floor three feet from the safe. The clock
was upon the door, having fallen down. The
bookkeeper’s desk was broken and turned at
right angles to its former position, and the
glass in the window by which the safe stood
HOW THK THIEVES CiOT IN.
Mr. Davis looked in the safe to see what
was missing, and he found everything gone,
even the drawers. He then went over the
store, and discovered that some of the show
cases had been rifled, all of the gold pens
and pencils, except two, and all the finer
pocket-books and other leather goods having
been taken. He went to the rear of the
store and found that one of the windows
had been forced to effect an entrance. A
thorough investigation proved that the bur
glars had pried on a board from the door of
the engine room, adjoining the printing
office, and gone into the printing office
through a w indow. They tLen attempted
to foroe the door leading from the
printing office to the store, but it
was double bolted, and only one of the bolts
fave way. They retraced their steps and
roke open a window, through which they
entered directly into the store, and pro
ceeded with their work. They had evi
dently made themselves familiar with the
surroundings, for although the store was
dark they secured the most valuable part
of the stock. They opened the case that
contained the gold pens and pencils and
took all of them but two. They went to the
shelves where the pocketbooks and card
eases were kept, and took all the line Rus
sia-leather goods, but left the cheaper ones.
It is probable that after cleaning out thcso
they went to work on the safe.
AWAITING THK EXPLOSION.
There are two safes in the office, a large
one belonging to the Metropolitan Loan
Association and a small one owned
by Davis Bras. The large safe con
tained S6OO in cash, but it was
not touched. Davis Bros.’ safe had
S9O in cash in it, but, Sunday night about 9
o’clock, Mr. Clark Davis took S6O of it out.
The thieves went to work on the small safe,
and bored a hole in the steel face of the
door, about three inches below the handle.
It is presumed that they then filled the
cavity in the door in which the bolts and
lock work with powder, or some other ex
plosive, and inserted a fuse. Powder was
also poured into the hinges and, by
some craeksmau’s trick it was made
to explode at the same time the powder in
the cavity went off. After igniting the fuse
they probably left the building and retired
to some safe place to await the explosion,
and to see if it would attract any attention.
It awakened Dr. Hopps and Mr. Headman,
both of whom live a block away. Both said
they t hought it was a boiler explosion on
the river, but they went back to sleep, and
thought no more of it until they heard of
the robbery in the morning.
ASSORTING THE SWAG.
The burglars probably waited until they
were convinced that no one had been at
tracted by the noise, and then re-entering
the store they broke the locks on the safe
drawers and the money box, and took out
everything that the safe contained. Feeling
secure, they stopped in the yard in the rear
of the store to examine ana, perhaps, to di
vide the swag. They had the S6O of cash
which had been left there, anu $7 which
they had taken from the cash drawer. The
papers which the safe contained were about
$4,000 of notes given by parties who
bad bought pianos and organs on
the installment plan, checks to the
amount of S2OO, and certificates
of stock in loan associations and other enter
prises to the amount of $2,000. All of these
papers were thrown in a pile in the yard
and loft there, and Mr. Davis found them
■when he searched the premises in the mom
lug. The gold pens and pencils were valued
at $350, and t hose goods, together with the
cash and jiocket liooks, will make the loss in
the neighborhood of s‘>oo, besides the loss of
the safe, which was completely ruined.
THE ONLY CLUES.
The burglars left behind them about fotir
feet of fuse and an ordinary brace, such
as is U9ed by carpenters. This is doubtless
the brace with which they drilled the hole
in the safe. They left no footprints either
in the yard or in the building. Bieides the
two articles mentioned above there is no
trace of the men who did the Job. They
have gone as silently as they came, and
there seems at present no prospect of secur
Two policemen should have been within
bearing distance of the explosion yesterday
morning, hut the burglars were probably
speeding away on a fast train before unv of
the members ot the force knew anything of
what had happened. One of the Sergeants
was within 100 yards of Davis Bros’, at l:f>0,
fl, 2:90, 8:15 and 8:50 o'clock, but unfortu
nately lie was not. there when the explosion
THE NSW STEAMER EN ROUTE.
A Valuable Addition to the Fire De
Chief Adolph Fernandez of the fire de
partment returned Sunday from Elmira,
N. Y., where he went to inspect the new
steamer No. 8, which has just been built by
the La France Fire Engine Company. The
steamer is * double-piston engine of 750 gal
lons per minute capacity and has all the
modern improvements. It was
on Aug. 29 hy rail and it is expected hero
in a few days. New No. 8 will be stationed
■t, “headipiartors,” Firemen’* Hall. Old
No. (the Bartow) will, as wain as the new
steamer is put in commission, la- stationed at
engine house No. 1, and its number changed
tneorrespeud. The engine now known as No.
1 (the Washington) will be overhauled, as
soon us the changes referred to are consum
mated, and kepi as an extra engine. The
new engine will only lie 500 iiounds heavier
than No. 8 (Germania), but will tie equal to
any two engines now used in this city.
Awaiting a Reward.
It is reported that the negro, Cook, who
rut Tiny Charlton's throat with a razor
about three weeks ago, is now biding in the
neighborhood where the murder was com
mitted, about three miles out of town.
Several persons have said that they know
where he was; that he was hiding in a cer
tain house and that bis wife carried him bis
dinner almost every day, but those persons
also tay that they do not pronose to give
information concerning his whereabouts un
til the Governor offeiw a reward for his ar
rest The Solicitor General wrote to the
Governor some days ago asking him to offer
8 reward, and those knowing ink's hiding
place aio waiting until there u a prosperi
til turning their knowledge to mouay beiora
MRS. TITCOMB S SENSATION.
She Hides Her Pocketbook Then Ac
cuses a Drummer of Stealing It.
Mr Samuel -I. Tilconib, who lnts figured
of late in the Justice Courts, left the city
Friday night to move to other quarters, and
Mr. Titoomb's wife succeeded in raising al
most as big a sensation in the sleeping car
as Mr. Titoonib did by his very peculiar
connection with two of the Justices, Among
those who lmd berths in the sleeper ware
Tilcmnb and his wife, and W. E. Cohen,
Esq., a drummer for the jwwelryhou.se of
Marks & Weis, of New York. \Vhen Mr.
and Mrs. Titoonih prepared to leave the
sleeper to go to a Intel, Mrs. Titcomb madq
the surprising and unhappy discovery that
her pocketbook containing a large sum of
money, hud been stolen some time during
the night on the trip from Haven
nah. An alarm was instantly sounded,
and Mr. Titcomb summoned an
officer to make a search of the passengers,
the berths and riorler. Mr. Titoomb's sus
picion was principally directed to Mr.
Cohen as the guilty party, because, per
chance, his berth was nearer to that of Mrs.
Titoomb’s than any of the other passengers,
and for the additional reason that during
the night Mr. Cohen called to the porter for
a blanket. A careful and vigorous search
failed to reveal the lost money. Mr. Cohen’s
blood and temper were mi hot, and Mr.
Titoomb’s anxiety over the missing money
While the commotion in the sleeper was
at fever heat, Mrs. Titcomb suddenly found
the pocketbook with its contents nicely
nestled in a traveling satchel where she had
placed it for sufc keeping. While Mr.
Cohen was very glad that the money was
found, his feelings were not in the least pac
ified, and it is his inteution to sue the Cen
tral railroad for $5,000 damages, basing his
claim on the ground that he paid for a
berth in which to enjoy a night of
quiet repose and tranquil sleep, but, not
only had his slumbers been rudely disturbed,
but 1 his feelings outraged and character de
famed by being suspected of theft, for all
of which the Central was liable. Mr. Coheu
will employ Mr. Washington Dessau to rep
resent. him. When the pocketbook was
found Mr. Titcomb gave the porter $2 50 as
a comforter for having had him searched
for the lost money.
A MASONIC CENTENNIAL.
The Coming Communication of the
Grand Lodge to be Its Hundredth.
Dr. J. Emmett Blaekshear, formerly of
Macqn, but now a resident of this city, and
for many years Grand Secretary of the
Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons,
in a note to the Morning) News calls atten
tion to an important historical event,
namely the centennial of the formation of
the present Grand Lodge of Georgia. The
original or colonial Grand Lodge, like all
other supremo bodies of Freemasons in
America previous to the revolution, was
under the jurisdiction of one Gram! Lodge
of England. There were three bodies of
Freemasons in England during tbo
last century claiming to lie the su
preme head of the fraternity, and
the Masons in Georgia held their charter
from tlie original Grand Lodge of England,
and the lodge which was first chartered in
Georgia, and which is still in a flourishing
condition, is Solomon’s Lodge No. 1 of this
city. That lodge is also the oldest society in
existence in this State, and the oldest work
ing Masonic body on this side of the At
The following is an extract from Dr.
* * * Permit ine to call your attention to
an important Item in (he bietoiy of the Grand
Lodge. 1 allude to tLic fact that (a December,
1780. the Grand Lodge ill the city of Savannah
severed its connection with the mother Grand
Lodge, of England, and as a sovereign grand
body commenced its existence with the
Right Worshipful William Stephens, Esq., as
Grand Master. “Remembering this fact another
presents itself as a natural sequence, viz: that
the ensuing meeting of the Grand Lodge of
Georgia is it* one hundredth anniversary com
munication. which in my opinion should by all
menus lie properly celebrated.
The suggestion of Dr. Blaekshear is well
worth the attention of the officers of the
Grand liodge, and while the time is quite
short between this and ttio grand communi
cation, which is to be held in the latter part
of October, arrangements might yet be
made to celebrate the centennial in an ap
GEORGIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
New Members Elected and New Books
The Georgia Historical Society held its
regular monthly meeting iast night, with
Mr. W. H. Baker in the chair. The follow
ing gentlemen were elected members: F. E.
Anderson, J. dcßrtiyn Kops, Jr., Rev. T. E.
White, T. E. Besselieu, John C. DeLettre,
H. W. Johnson, A. Minis, Jr., C. Menelas
and A. S. Bacon. After the election of
members the report of the Library Commit
tee was read and adopted. It recommended
the purchase of the following books: “The
Pleasures of Life.” “Romantic Love and
Personal Beauty.” “The Growth of
Freedom in the Balkan Peninsular,”
“Lady Wilde’s Legends, Mystic
Chaims, etc. of Ireland,” “Tales of the
Caliph.” “Things Seen,” ,- Tho Chancellor's
Secret,” “Edesheim’s Life and Times of the
Messiah,” “China,” “Poems of Matthew
Arnold,” “Penelope’s Suitors,” “The Idyl
of the Whit* Lotus,” “Fragments of For
gotten History,” “The Cabala Deunata,”
“The Language, Mythology aud Geo
graphical Nomenclature of Japan,”
“Sacred Mysteries of the Mayas
and Quiches, “Among tho Rosierncinns,”
“Budget of Letters from Japan,”
“Studies in Ancient History,” “The Pa
triarchal Theory,” “Christian Reid’s Nov
els,” “The Cruise of tho Marchesa to Kain
sehatku.aud New Guinea,’ “My Confession,”
“As in a Looking Glass," “Bruda Yorke,”
“The ’Squire’s Darling,” “The Duke’s Se
cret,” “A Near Relation.” The total cost
of the list given is $76 75. After considera
tion thesociety decided tot purchase the “In
ternational Enyeiopu>diu” for $45, tw o vol
umes to bo tnken at once, and the remain
der, one each month. It, also determined to
accept an offer of u Now York house to sell
to the society a complete set, 18 volumes, of
the “Eneyclopmdin Americana," for SOO
The work is valued at SIOB, and the society
concluded to accept the offer. Tho meet
ing then adjourned.
The Mayor’s Court.
The Mayor's levee was well attended yes
terday, and the following cases were dis
posed of: Michael Walsh, disorderly con
duct and resisting un officer, $lO or ten days.
George Henry, larceny of a check of the
Oeeuu Steamship Company from W. Tal
bot, held for the City Court. George Scott,
disorderly, $7 or ton days. Charles Fisher,
dis<mierly, $5 or two days. William Lewis,ss
or two days.al.'O for disorderly conduct. The
case of William Quartennan, disorderly
conduct and brick-batting a house, was
M. J. Gibbons, disorderly nnd cursing
and abusing Mis. Kate Noon. Five dollars
or five (lav's.
John Harris, an cbony-hued gambler, was
fined S2O or thirty days;
Swinton Gay, the philanthropic individ
ual who desire I to protect Frank Suwyer’s
chickens, hail his case continued.
Colored Odd Fellows.
At the annual convocation of Savannah
ratriarchie No. 86. G. U. O. of O. F., held
last night, the following offieein were in
| stalled for the ensuing year;
| M. V. P.—J. F. Jones.
R. V. P. A. Wylly,
V. P.—W. M. Mitchell.
W. P. R. —F. N liohinson.
W. P. T.—A. Me well
W P. P—B. 11. Jolinson.
P. K. -G IJbuuto.i
P. BU*p.—C. IL Robinson.
I P. Sain. —J. H. Lark.
THE MORNING NEWS: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1887.
A Brutal Husband Cruelly Beats His
“Help! Murder! He’s killing me! For
God’s sake, help!” w’ere the cries that rang
out on St. Julian street, near the corner of
Price, almut 12:80 o'clock this morning.
Tile frightened neighbors flocked to their
doors, but none seemed inclined to inter
fere. Officer O'Hara heard tho alarm and
came rushing up. Thu door was locked and
in spite of repeated rajis would not be
be opened. Peeping through the half
closed blinds he saw the form of a woman
lying on the floor, her head on a blood-be
spattered pillow, and a man standing by
kicking the motionless body. As he turned
to kick in the door, it was suddenly opened,
and as bis impetus canned the officer into
tho room, the man seized him with
an ugly oath, and said: “Now,
you. I’ve got you in
iny house, now you’ll get ——," at the same
time endeavoring to strike or kick him. The
man’s face and bead were one bloody mass,
one of liis eyes was nearly closed, and he
looked a liend incarnate. The officer soon
subdtiod him, however, to a partial extent,
and started for the barracks with
him. As he resisted again, on reach
ing the walk, assistance was whistled
for. Officer Davis came up, and
tlie prisoner was then taken to the station,
resisting ns well as he was able ail the way.
He gave his mime as VV. Hayes. He pre
sen ted a horrible picture, his face scratched
and covered with blood, and his clothes in
After jailing him the Sergeant directed
the officers to at once see to the woman,
and if she was badly hurt to send her to the
hospital. Arriving at the house she was
found lying on the floor, her face buried
in a mass ot blood on the pillow. Two line
looking children, a girl of 8 and a boy of 5,
stood in the middle of the room, their at
tractive faces filled with fear and wonder,
glancing now at the form of their mother
on the floor, then again at the strange
persons in the room. To all appear
ance the woman was lifeless, and one
of the officers stooped to raise her
up and place her on the bed. As he touched
her, she suddenly raised a bruised and bat
tered face, one eye being nearly closed,
with the blood dripping from her head, and
exclaimed in maudlin tones: “Let
me ’lone! D’ye hear! Clar out here!”
and attempted to rise. The
transition was too great, and the big police
man said disgustedly: "Dead drunk, by
The woman glared around for a moment
and then seeing tho strange faces around
her, caught hold of a chair and attempted
again to rise. But she was too far
gone, nnd when half up she went
down with a plunge, with the officer’s
assistance she finally managed to get into
the other room and drop on the lied. She
then togan to get fighting mad and wanted
to know if a man and his wife couldn’t
have a little misunderstanding without all
this fuss. Finaliv it was seen she would
raise the neighborhood if left there, so she
was curried to the bnrracks and put into a
comfortable cell. When asked her name,
she said, with a defiant air, “Elizabeth
Hayes, and it’s none of your business.”
It was a sad episode, and
was as good a temperance lecture as one de
sired. Tho home was a cozy one, neatly
fitted up. There were three children—a
babe of 8 months, and a girl
and boy of 8 and 5 years respectively. The
little bov cried for ills mother, and his
brave and motherly sister told him she had
gone to tlie hospital. They wore all fine
looking children, with very attractive faces
and very intelligent. The neighbors said
this was an ordinary occurrence, and they
took charge of the poor children.
ARRESTS BY THE SCORE.
A Busy Day for the Police—Row at the
S., F. & W. Depot.
Yesterday was a busy day for the city
policemen, and the docket this morning at 1
o’clock showed well-tilled pages. Abram
Kelly and Prince Slowman were enjoying a
game of fisticuff on East Broad sti-eet, when
the “cops” collared them and placed the
would-be Joint Sullivans in durance vile.
Lizzie Rogers, a negress, who has just re
turned from the chain gang, evidently hasn’t
a vary high opinion of the guards and keepers
there. At Jj p. in. on the street she was
interrupted in the midst of a very sul
phurous description of them, sandwiched
with many very naughty expressions, by a
gentleman in blue who endeavored to stop
the flow, but in vain, and so she was taken
in and cared for. This morning she will in
form his honor why her opinions are so
Simkins Gordon tried to put a
“head” on Robert Wiley, at 0 o’clock
last evening on the comer of Arnold and
Jackson streets, but his pleasant diversion
was suddenly interrupted and he soon found
himself behind the burs, at liberty to solil
oquize over the ups and downs of this funny
world. Isaac Reid and Samuel Walker
(colored) are fast chums, at least it would
seem so, as the latter now ttnds himself in
the “jug” from a too friendly- interference
with matters pertaining to Reid. The lat
ter was rather disorderly last
night at fiiliO, and began cursing
some of the bystanders. An officer
arrested him after a good deal of trouble
and landed him at the barracks. Walker
viewed the proceedings with great disfavor,
and said what he would have done in such
a case ami how he would have carved up
the officer. In fact, he began to think he
was cock of the walk. After cursing the
officers and threatening them with all sorts
of diabolical deeds he very suddenly
found himself handcuffed and
en mute to a quiet family hotel.
Joe Dark and another negro were" arrested
by Officer Bingham, and Alex Morrell by
Sergt. lyconiuil, of the Savannah, Florida
and Western railway police, for rioting at
the depot and assaulting the officers. Quite
a serious affray was imminent at one time,
but the prompt action Of the officers in or
resting the ringleaders quelled the others.
At I o'clock this morning Peter Gregory
was brought charged with assaulting and
beating Caroline Sullivan on the streets,
and also with resisting the officers.
Caroline had her head bound up and ap
peared to have been batUv treated. Peter
was n tough looking citizen, anil his resist
aiuv had cost him dear a.- the blood marks
on his head testified to. Four other arrests
were made for disorderly conduct.
Altogether, including William and Eliza
beth Haves, fifteen will appear before his
honor this morning mul answer to their
CAUGHT IN A GALE.
A Norwegian Brig's Rough Voyage
The Norwegian brig Amykos arrived Sat
urday night in Warsaw sound and anchor
ed lietween Beach Hummock and Warsaw.
SShe is from Kantiugo, Cuba, and bound to
liOudon with a cargo of rum and cocoa nuts.
Nho left Santiago on Aug. 5 and
experienced a terrific gale on or about
Aug. 10, during which her mizzenmast and
foretopmast, with all rigging attached, were
carried away, and she sprang a leak, the
hull being damaged by the rigging and
musts Uniting against the sides of the vessel.
Hue had been heating about the ocean
for eighteen days after the loss of
the rigging, and just managed to
work into Warsaw sound. The captain
wrote a letter which was brought to the city
bv a fisherman yesterday morning, and re
ceived bv Messrs. A. K. Nala & Cos., stating
Ins condition, and requested a tug to be
Hcnt to low the vessel in. The tug Cnmiirm
was sent to the brig's assistance, which towed
her into quarantine last night.
Thirty Tone Preenure
Is given to every cake n( Colgate A Co.'s Cask
ief"*e Ktiaquel toilet soap, it sears anay very
Uioade •' Milk Hals Just out at Belshi-
I set 's. ’.'l . umoi.
I SIFTINGS OF CITY NEWS.
! LITTLE GOSSIP FROM THE STREET
j Dashes Here and There by the News
Reporters Yesterday’s Happenings
Told in Brief Paragraphs Pickings at
Savannah Lodge No. 1150, K. of IL, will
hold a regular meeting this evening.
Ancient Lu”dmark Lodge No. 231, F. A.
M., will hold a i extra meeting this evening.
The German American Mutual Loan and
Building Association will hold its twelfth
regular meeting this evening Rt Uie office of
the secretary, S. L. Lazeron, Esq.
Rolivrt Williams,a mulatto, who brutally,
and without any provocation, stabbed Joseph
A. Weston, a peaceable colored lad, Satur
day night last, was arrested yesterday and
placed behind the bars,
T. M. Burke, the Southern Express Com
pany's driver who was so badly injured a
few weeks ago in Reynolds square by nn
unknown negro, is recovering very fast. Ho
was able to take a trip to Thunderbolt last
week, and hopes to resume his work ere
Tlie Convention of Chiefs of Fire Depart
ments in the United States and Canada will
to held in Atlanta on Sept. 20. Those in
terested can get reduced rates by applying
to H. A. Hills, Secretary of the National
Association of Fire Engineers, Cincinnati,
O. The exhibition of fire apparatus sup
plies, etc., will lie very large, and the occa
sion will be one winch will well repay a
A temperance mass meeting was held at
Yonge’s Park Hall last night under the
auspices of tlie Reehnbites and Good
Templars. Rev. A. M. Winn o|>ei!pd the
meeting with prayer and the programme of
the evening was then taken up. There were
a number of songs, recitations and readings,
and addresses by Rev. T. T. Christian and
B. 11. Webster. Rev. J. P. Wardlaw, who
conducted the meeting, also delivered an
Henry Devant, alias Vickey, who was ar
rested some two weeks ago for the larceny
of a guitar, on a complaint in Justice Shef
tall’s office, was delivered to Mr. Pragor,
the South Carolina penitentiary officer yes
terday, to to taken back to his old home at
Summerville. It seems Henry is an escaped
convict, and the South Carolina authorities
having learned of his whereabouts shortly
after he was jailed, sent on an officer for
him. As he had four years yet to serve
there, lie was not tried on tlie larceny case,
but delivered to the officer as he agreed to
go without any requisition papers. But he
is too far gone in consumption to live long,
Mrs. E. Collins left for Cincinnati, on the
Central, last night.
John Feeley left on tlie steamship Talla
hassee for New York yesterday morning.
Mrs. Dr. Houston went to Hot Springs
via the Charleston and Savannah yesterday.
Dr. W. S. Lawton and wifeleft last night
for Hot Springs, N. C\, via the Charleston
Mrs. Emile Newman and Miss Newman
left for Asheville yesterday on the Charles
ton and Savannah.
Mr. L. Desbouillons and son were among
the passengers on the steamship Tallahassee,
which sailed for New York yesterday.
Capt. James L. Foster, of Darien, passed
through this city yesterday en route for
Clyde, 0., where he will spend a few days.
Among the arrivals at the Screven House
yesteixlay were A. S. Cohen, Atlanta: W.
W. Oliff, Excelsior; T. R. Leslie, Suwannee
Springs, Fla.; G. B. Mallory, A Loeb, New
York; J. L. Kemper, Baltimore; G. W.
Perkins, Augusta; August Schmidt, Darien;
A. C. Von Lehe, Walterboro, S. C.; M. J.
Frintorg, Cincinnati: MarcusCruant, May
At the Pulaski House were W. H. Si
mons and wife, Miss Simons, Altoona, Pa.,
Charles V. Norwood and wife, Boston. W,
Wakeman, H. T. Williams, S. T.Long, New
York; J. W. Wightmer, Empire, Ga.; A.
Kuchler, W. H. Jones, Allen Thompson:
J. L. Meriman, Charleston: W. F. Mc-
Garey, W, S. Ford. Philadelphia; William
Screven, Williamsport, Pa.: Andrew Mc-
Dowell, W. T. Pratt, Baltimore.
At the Marshall House were W. P.
Semple, Louisville; J. C. and Y. V. John
son, Statenvillo: M. B. Green, Jasper county,
Florida; I). H. Wall and wife, Grahamvilfe,
S. C.: L. M, Comer, Svlvania: C. K. Lat
shaw, St. liOuis; H. Fleetwood and wife,
Trenton, N. J.; H. McKervey, Maeon; H.
Huntingdon, Darien; F. C. Malvern. New
York; John Brown and son, Duboy; H. B.
Beatty, Macon: M. Lattimcr, Mobile; J. H.
Hart, Louisville; P. O. Manning, Bruns
wick; A. J. Carlson, Columbus; John C.
Reynolds, Waycross; A. M. Peeples, King’s
Ferry; E. 11. Crawley and daughter. Way
cross; M. L. Hartrige, Jacksonville, Fla.
At the Harnett House were W. B.
Woodard. Wheeling, W. Va.; S. A. Sabin,
Philadelphia: H. Heger, Macon; D. J.
Blackburn, Needham; F. J. Blackburn,
Manor; J. W. Robbins, Svlvania; F. R.
Lewis, Newburvport, Mass.; W. W.
Parker, Wooilcliff; G. W. Russell, Boston;
E. J. Ferguson,Marion: John P. M. Lamon,
Hwainsbore; J. G. Chittv, Haleyondale;
J. H. Edwards and wife, New York; R. J.
Miller, St. Augustine, Fla.; James M. Free
man, Wm. Parker, Waycross; Eli Sutcliffe,
There is a dwarf in Charleston who lias
lived here all his life and who rivals Tom
Thumb in size. He has never been on ex
There remains in the Citadel Academy
now eighty-four cadets, nine in the first,
eighteen in the second and fifty-seven in tlie
third class. A numtor of vacancies in the
beneficiary cadetships are to to filled by the
board in October and quite a numtor of ap
nhcationK from pay cadets are expected.
The fourth class will be made up from
Prof. T. P. Harrison came to the city
Sunday from his home in Abbeville to take
charge of the Citadel Academy buildings
until the opening of the session, w hen he
will resume his duties in that institut ion as
professor of modern languages. Prof. Bond,
who has toen in charge since the commence
ment exorcises, toft Monday morning for Lis
home in Chester, where lie will spend his
Mr. Q. A. Datnou, a well known mer
chant, died Saturday night, at his residence,
comer Cbubch and Water streets. Mr. Da
moil, although not a native of Charleston,
had been long engaged in business here, ami
was well and favorably known. He was a
native of Bcituate, Mass., where he was
born in 1828, but came to Charleston when
about 19 years of age, ml has since been
identified with the city.
At a recent meeting of the properiy own
ers along the eastern water front n special
committee ivns appointed to consult the
owners of wharves and other property as to
the matter of the right of way for the
tracks of tlie projected line. There now
seems but little doubt that the rood w ill to
built, application having been made to the
(Secretary of State for a charter for a (sir
poratiou to to known ns the East, Shore
The following is the return of deaths
within the city of Charleston for the week
ending Sept. 8, 1.887: iVlutes 10, blacks and
colored 28; total 88 —excludingßstillborn*,
colored: 1 accident, colored. Under I year
of age, 5 white, 3 colored: between 1 and 5
years of age, 9 colored; lietween 5 and 10
years of age, 2 colored: totweeu 10 and 20
years of age, I colored: totweeu 20 and 80
years of age, l white, 8 colored; totweeu :lo
and to years of age, I colored; between 40
and 50 year* of age, 2 colored; botWiwn .VI
and 60 years of age, 2 white; totwecuon ami
70 years of age, i white, 2 colored; Liet ween
70 and 80 years of age, I white, 4 colored;
between 'lO mid 100 vails of age, I colored.
Annual dnth rate per 1.000. wlfite. for taut
week. 17.16. * j
GENERAL RAILWAY NEWS.
Matters of Money and Management
About Various Lines.
Bills have been introduced in the Georgia
Legislature to incor]-orate the following
raih'oad companies: (hattanooga Southern,
Rome Belt, Macon Terminal.
The Central Railway and Steamship
Coini-aiiy of Boston, Mass., is surveying a
railroad from Kissimmee, Fla., to Roek
ledge, and from Kissimmee to Punta Rassa.
The track of the Americus, Preston and
Lumpkin Railroad has been extended
twenty-five miles, bringing it fifty-one miles
east from Americus, Ga., and within eleveu
miles of AbbeyviUe.
Of the Birmingham, Georgia and Florida
line, which is to run from Birmingham,
Aia.. to Tallahassse, Fla., sixty-four miles,
have been graded, and the right of way has
been secured for 104 miles.
Taylor & Elmer, of New York, have been
awarded the contract for the track laying of
the Charleston, Cineincionati and Chicago
Railroad from Camden to Black’s, S. C., a
distance of 108 miles, and have commenced
A meeting is to be held by the stockhold
ers of the Pensacola and Memphis Railroad
Company, of Alabama, on Sept. 21, to con
sider a proposition made by a number of the
road’s larger security holders, to consolidate
with the Pensacola aud Memphis of Florida
and the Pensacola and Memphis of Missis
sippi. The advisability of increasing the
capital stock will also be discussed. Neither
of these three railroads are in any way con
nected with the Pensacola division of the
Louisville aud Nashville.
Of the Alabama, Florida' and Atlantic
railroad a Railway Age correspondent says:
“This Florida company now operates the
old Apopka and Atlantic railroad from
Woodbridge to Forest City, Fla, and has 28
miles under construction by contractors J.
O. Bronson, of Indian Springs, and-John A.
Prentiss,of Woodbridge. The total length of
the line as projected is aboutsoo miles from
Montgomery. Ala., to Biseayne bay, Fla.,
J. C. Grail'. New York city”, is President,
and J. O. Fries, Orlando, is chief engineer.”
The Alabama Midland has been surveyed
from Montgomery. Ala., via Oak Grove,
Pine level, Orion, Troy, Ozark and Dothen,
to Chattahoochee, Fla., and also to Bain
bridge, Ga., but it is still undecided which
of tiiese points will be the terminus The
total length is about 170 miles, and the en
tire contract for construction and equip
ment has, it is state-1, been let to the Ala
bama Terminal Company, of which J. W.
Woolfolk, 7 Nassau street, New York city,
is President. Arthur Pou, Talbotton, Ga.,
is chief engineer of the road.
Sunday’s Macon Telegraph-. #Tn contra
diction of the report that the Covington
and Macon railroad had defaulted in the
payment of the interest due on the first
mortgage bonds, Col. Frobel has received a
telegram from Douglass Greene, the Presi
dent of the road, saying: “Coupons being
paid as fast as presented.” To the New
York Sim on Sept. My. Greene said the
road being still m pro-x/is of construction,
it has never been turn/d over to the com
pany by the contractor/, and that so long as
the contractors have rhe property in hand
it is their obligation to produce money to
pay the interest on the bonds. The con
tractors promptly supplied the funds, and
the coupons were paid” as stated in the tele
Better Batting and Fewer Errors Give
Charleston a Victory.
Charleston, S. C., Sept. .A—Birming
ham lost this afternoon by wretched field
work, wild throws and ineffectual batting
in the first three innings. The batteries
were Smith and Nicholas for Charleston and
Webber and Snyder for Birmingham. The
locals put up six runs in the first three in
nings. In the fourth Duffee rapped the ball
over the centre field fence for a home run
and in the seventh brought in two men by a
three bagger. The odds, however, were too
great and after scoring four runs the visit
ors went down. The following is the score
Charleston 3 1201000 o—7
Birmingham 000 100 3 00—4
Earned runs—< 'harleston 3. Birmingham 2.
Base hits—Charleston 13, Birmingham 8.
Errors Charleston 2, Birmingham 6.
Stolen bases Charleston 7, Birmingham 1.
Struck out—By Smith 6, by Webber 5.
Wild pitches—Webber 1.
Passed balls -Snyder 1.
Time—One hour 45 minutes.
BILLY SMITH POUNDED.
New Orleans Downs Memphis by
New Orleans, La., Sept s.— Billy Smith
received a terrible drubbing at the hands of
the New Orleans team to day. The locals
slugged out a victory in the first two in
nings. Fine fielding held them down.
Memphis also hit Widner hard, but the
stick work of Klusman, Cartwright, Fuller
and Campau overcame everything. The
general work of McAleer, the fielding of
Peltz. Campau and Fuller, and the catching
of Wells were the features. About 1,500
people attended. MeKeough and Aydelotte
will pitch to-morrow.
The score by innings was as follows:
Now Orleans 8 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 2-18
Memphis 1 0 2 0 0 ) 0 0 0— 4
Batteries—Widner and Wells, Smith and
Base hits —New Orleans 21, Memphis 9.
Errors -New Orleans 7. Memphis 2.
Slolen bases New Orleans 6, Memphis 34
Athletics 0000001 0 I—2
Cincinnati 00200000 I—3
Base hits—Athletic 10, Cincinnati 8, Er
rors Athletic 1, Cincinnati 1.
At Baltimore—First game—
Baltimore 8 8 3 0 0 0 o—ll
Cleveland... 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
Base hits Baltimore 18 Cleveland 4. Errors
Baltimore 3, Cleveland 8.
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 S— 4
Baltimore 1 08 1 0000 x— 6
Base hits Baltimore 10. Cleveland 10. Errors
Baltimore 0, Cleveland 4.
At Staten Island—
Metropolitan 5 0 00000 1 0— 0
St. Louis 10 0 1 1110 o—6
Base hits Metropolitans 8, St. Louis 9. Er
ror* Metropolitansß, St. Louis fl.
Brooklyn U 0 0 0 1 0 8 9—14
Base hits Louisville 11, Brooklyn 83. Errors
—ltonisville 8, Brooklyn 5.
Boston 10 1000080 o—lß
Philadelphia . 4 0 0 0 0 0 ] l 6- u
Bnse Hits Boston 81, Philadelphia 13. Errors
Boston 3, Philadelphia 10.
At New York—
New York . 0 0 3 8 3 0 1 0 I—o
Washington 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 o—3
Rase hits New York 13. Washington 8.
Errors New York 4. Washington 4.
Detraits 0 1 8 0 1 3 0 0 o—7
Chicago 0 1 0 8 1 3 4 0 x— ll
Base hits Detroit 9, Chicago 11. Errors-
Detralt 7. Chicago A.
Pltlsbiirg 00000000 5-5
Indianapolis 3 1 000000 o—4
Base hits Pittsburg 13, Indianapolis 18. Er
rors Pittsburg 8. Indianapolis 2.
Do you ask for a test of HO/ODONTS power,
■ lust talk to a lady for half an hour:
If her Breath is sweet, if her teeth are white,
If her glints arc clean, if her gums are bright.
If her mouth is pure and her teeth are clean,
ISheuscs the SOZODONT, then, we ween.
Beginning to arrive. Heady to show a nice
selection for early fall wear, also fall Over
coats. They are nicer and prices lower
than ever, to show our customers that we
have removed to the northeast corner Con
gress and Whitaker streets. The Famous
New York Clothing House manufacture all
the clothing they sell, denting direct with
the consumer. "We save every one who
buys of Us at least 35 |r cent
Til* Fly and Spiders Scarf Pin at Bel- I
sili—*>t v, 21 Whitaker ■l.i’eet.
Special indications for Georgia:
FAIR Fair weather, except light local
I rains in extreme Southeastern Geor
gia, slight changes in temperature,
light to fresh winds, generally easterly.
Comparison of menu temperature r Savan
nah. Sept. 5, 1887, and the mean of same day for
Mean Temperatukk from the Departure
.— - Mean Since
for 15 years Sept. 7>. >T. j - or ‘Jan. i,iHB7.
80,0 72 0 —8 0 | 482 0
Comparative raiuf&il statement :
Mean Daily| Amount, ftCth? Departure
Amount for for Meau ih lc e
16 \eais. Sept, o, 87. _ or Jan. 1,1857.
48 I .02 IB I —8 “4
Maximum, temperature 81.0. minimum tem
The height of the river it Augusta at
1:33 o’clock p. m. yesterday (Augusta time)
was 7 2 feet—a fall of 0.5 during the past
Cotton Region Bulletin for 21 hours end
ing 0 p. in., Sept. 5 1887. 75th Meridian
Districts. ! Avkiiage.
Nam . N s °ta f Mav - Ml “- ’Ra*n
‘ ;tions.: Temp , Tonlp fail
1. Wilmington 10 78 ; 38 .02
2. Charleston 8 82 j 61 .00
3. Augusta 12 81 64 .00
4. Savannah 13 86 00 *T
5. Atlanta 11 80 j 62 ; .00
6. Montgomery fi 88 (iO .00
7. Mobile 0 02 , 58 ! *T
8. New Orleans 1 14 03 j ‘ 4 j .00
0. Galveston | ll 02 ■ 70 i .00
10. Vicksburg 4 03 70 i *T
11. Little Rock | 11 04 I 04 *T
12. Memphis j 19 92 j 62 j .00
Averages | | |
*T denotes trace of rainfall.
Observations taken at the same moment
of time at all stations.
Savannah, Sent. 5, 3:36 p. m.. city time.
Direction, j C-
Portland 62 S W .. Clear.
Boston 66. SW ; Clear.
Block Island 66 SW .. j ‘flea - .
New York city ... 68 8 W .....* ,Clear.
Philadelphia 68 S W .. j (dear.
Detroit 74;S W; . Cloudy.
Fort Buford 68 j\y . .04 Clear.
St. Vincent 62 ... j Clear.
Washington city. 66] Si.. j (dear.
Norfolk 01 E | Clear.
Charlotte 64; S [..[ . [Clear.
Hatteras I |..[ I
Titusville 74 NE 24 .06 (’loudy.
Wilmington 681 E Fair,
Charleston 70 E S ... Clear.
Augusta 72 N E 6 Clear.
Savannah G6j E : 6 clear.
Jacksonville 74 0 Clear.
Cedar Keys 74 N E! 8 p 1 ar.
Key West 81 NW 10 .... C.eir.
Atlanta.... 72; F, 6 ... cieir.
Pensacola 78' W ...... Ct> ar.
Mobile 76 8 W ... I( leir.
Montgomery 78 E Clear.
Vicksburg 78 NW Clear.
New Orleans i 76 S E . [Clear.
Shreveport I 80 S E \.i. ..Clear.
Fort Smith 78 Clear.
Galveston | 82 SK: 8; Clear.
Corpus Christi—l 82 E 24 Clear.
Palestine I 78 S E|.. I [Clear
Brownesville 78 E ...Clear.
RioGrande 82[ E j 6[ . [clear.
Knoxville 74 (..! Clear.
Memphis 82 S 1 .. Clear.
Nashville 78 ; S ‘Clear.
Tndianapolis. j 78 S W ... clear.
Cincinnati i R3|S Ep. ... ‘Clear.
Pittsburg 6* N !..[ Cloudy.
Buffalo ! 66; S Fair.
Cleveland | 72!S E Fair.
Marquette I 69SW ..1.. (Hear.
Chicago j 72 S 1..| .5! Clear.
Duluth 64 N E .02 Clear.
St. Paul [ 70S K-- •MS.*Fait*.
Davenport I 78 $ W Clear.
Cairo j 76 S W . Clear.
St. Louis 80 8 [.J Clear.
Leavenworth... .[ 76 S Clear.
Omaha I 80 8 1..!.... [Clear.
Yankton 1 78 S 1.. L. .Clear.
Bismarck | 68 ‘ .. i Clear.
Dead-wood 62|8 WI.. ‘ ‘Clear.
Cheyenne j 66 E . . Clear.
North Platte 82 S K .. Clear.
Dodge City 30 S E Clear.
SantaFe | 7#|NW|..| [Clear.
*T denotes trace of rainfall.
G. N. Salisbury Signal Corps.
A New Store.
Messrs. H. A. Dumas and John LaFar
left for the North yesterday to purchase the
stock for their new store which will he
opened shortly on Bull street, next to Estill’s
news depot. The stock will consist of no
tions, ladies’ furnishing goods, and such
articles usually found in similar establish
Savannah, Ga., Aug. 22, 1887.— Mnxrs
Sh.upt.rine <f Rro., City — Dear Kirs: Sev
eral physicians treated me, without success,
for what they pronounced a stubborn case
of eczema. In addition to this I hav e tried
every so-called remedy that was suggested
to me, but nothing did nte the slightest good
until, in sheer desperation, i tried your
Tetterine. Tliis effected what seems to
be a permanent cure, and I take pleasure
in testifying: to its merits.
Very respectfully yours,
Isaac G. Haas.
Gloria, wears better than silk, for $2 50,
silver-tip SM, gold-tip 50, Ginghams from
Si upward, all selling low to show our
patrons that we have moved to the north
east corner of Congress and Whitaker
Stiff Hats just out at Belsinger’s, 24
Get this Under Your Hat.
‘ The solemcholly days have come,
The saddest of the year.
When latest styles are coming in,
Ami the old must disappear.''
The English of it is that to have room. and
wide room at that, for fashionable Fall and
Winter styles, our only object for an en
suing short period is to get rid of our re
mainiug summer stock of Gents, Youths
and Boys Fine Clothing and Furnishing,.
“Afiy price” or “your price” are our mot
toes. The goods must go. At the same
time take a look at our superb stock of
Jaeger’s System Underwear uud Over
The Centre of Gents Fashions, ltd Con
B. H. Levy & Bro.
Hats for the Fall.
The Fatuous has received the latest styles
Hats for full, selling them cheap in order
to call attention lo their removal to the
northeast corner of Congress and Whitaker
Anything needed for Men’s wear At Bel
singcr's, 24 Whitaker street. •
Back into our old quarters, and it feels
like homo. We've Iteen jient up long enough
and feel like spreading ourselves. Come
and neons: we nave a regular palace, ami 1
looks as neat as a pin. We've prepare 1 our
selves for this move with new and attractive
goods and are ready for business. W shall
endeavor to retain the confidence our friends
and patrons have placed in us for selling
only the finest grades of Watches, Jewelry, '
Silverware, etc,, of winch we have an at
tractive assortment. We always carry the
largest line of first water Diamonds in the
Htate. M. Htkknmkhu,
157 Broiignton street.
At the Harnett House, oavaiiuau. Ga.,
you get all the ennifortaof tile high price.l I
no e|, ami sav* from (I latJ |ier day Try
it oe| be afuvlne*tL -Uutluu Hum. Ju
HIDDEN dt, BATES S. M. H.
Engraving k Printing.
THIS DEPARTMENT OF THE
L. & B. S. M. H.
is in the hands of specialists
who are familiar with the “cor
rect” stylos. Including the word
ing of invitation work, and the
thousand-and-onc little points
of taste and etiquette connected
A plate and fifty cards can
be had at $1 25. of a quality as
good as any offered in New
York or elsewhere for the same
money, while parties desiring
more expensive work can be
Fine Wedding Engraving and Printing!
SOUTHERN MUSIC EOHSH
r- f— ... 1 - - . - - j
FURNITURE AND CARPETS.
148,150 and 152 Broughton St.,
Desire to t all attention to the fact that they* arg
offering their immense stock of
Furniture and Carpets,
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION,
Big Bargain Prices.
Our NEW F r \LL GOODS are crowding: in
upon us. and we MUST make room by rushing;
out the goods. Parties contemplating: fitting
up will find it to their advantage to call oi|
us and obtain our estimates.
A. J.MILLER & CO.
CLEARING GUT SALE!
To Make Room for Fall Stock,
I will offer Special Inducements iu
MY ENTIRE STOCK,
With exception of my Empire State Shirt.
'T'HE following* goods will Fw sold cheaper than
I ever offered in Savannah:
Summer and India Silks.
('ream. White ami light Shades of Albatross.
Uolored and Black all Wool Dress Goods.
Black (.Timers Hair Grenadines at 85c.; 40 inch
Printed I.iann Lawns at less than cost.
R'-.il Scotch Ginghams at less than cost.
Biai k Henriettas at Si 40 and Si 75; sold at
st*aud S-i Si.
lauiios' and Children's Silk and Lisle Thread
Hose in black and colored
Ladies’ and Children's I ndervests; bestgoodj
in the market.
Linen Sheeting: and Pillow-Case Linen.
Cream and White Table Damask
0-4 White Damask at $1; former price $1 50.
Napkins and Doylies in cream and white.
Linen Dainask Towels in white and colored
Linen Huck in white and colored bordered.
Pant ry Crash Doylies at great reduction.
The above poods will be offered at prices t®
insure quick sale.
J. P. GERMAINE,
Next to Ftu-ber’s, 132 Broughton street.
STEM "<i SONS,
Gabler & Bro.,
E. ROSENKRANZ. ) T .. aA
G. HEYL, Imp ted.
PIPE REEO ORGANS!
Sold on Liberal Terms.
TUNING, REPAIRING. MOVING PIANOS AT
Schreiner's Music House
■yOTWITHKTA NDIWI the fact that we have
■“ been blow n up. we are still In the ring,
and can sell you just as Ann a line of STA
TIONERY and FANCY ttOODSas ever.
The burglars left all our PIANOS and OTt-
OANK, and we can give you Just as good bar
gain* today in the celebrated KNABK, KHAN
IOH A BACH. HAL'S a<l KSTKY PIANOS, and
KBTEY ORdANS, as we could before THE *'
ciosN-r. Call around and buy a Plano from us,
thereby helping us to make up some of tbi*
loss. We can sell you Just aa good a Piano and
on Just as easy tei-tus aa anyone cl*<* Try Ui
Fine Wedding Engraving and Printing!