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MTKIEWICZ'S BIG GAME.
A REPORT THAT THE CHINESE MIN
ISTER SIGNED THE CONCESSIONS.
The Mandarins, in Their Desire for
China's Development, Willing to
Overlook the American Record of
From the Xew Port ,9vn.
Washington. Sept. 6.—At the Chirw*
Legation there was a conference last night
between the Mitkiewicz-Barker syndicate,
the Chinese Minister and the mandarins
■who accompanied Mitkiewiez to this coun
tr. This conference lasted until a very
late hour, and the result was that a ca
gram was sent to China today, in which
the names of the gentlemen who have ub
embed for the stock of the syndicate w ere
given. It seems that the amount of money
to be subscribed has been overstated It is
$25,000,000 instead of $50,000,000. Of this
•um $12,000,000 have been sol-scribed by
the Chinese. One of the seeretai ics of the
Chinese Legation said today that the
Chinese government would take $5,000,-
000 of the stock, and that the other
$7,u00.0u0 liave been subscribed for by mer
chants in th ■ Chines*- empire. There w ere
• number of meo with more or less capital
at their disposal at tie- Manning House to
day who were anxious to get in on the
ground floor, but they were too iate. It u>
said that Drexel, Morgan & Cos., of Phila
delphia. have agreed to take upwards of
$2,000,000 of the slock which will l-e sold in
the United States, and that every share is
spoken lor. Mr Chang Yen Hoon, the Chi
nese Minister, is said to have l*-en fully sat
isfied with the responsibility of the gentle
men who form the syndicate, and there is
excellent authority for raying that the <sjn
cewdons were compi-tod to-da y bv th-* ad
dition of bis signature to the papers which
were brought from China by Mitkiewiez
and bis fell rw -travelers.
The amount at w hich the scheme is capi
italized will seem rather small for the enter
prises winch are to be undertaken, but it is
said by Mr. Barker's representative ttiat the
Bum will be ample for the present, as the
empire of China is not developed up to the
point of gridironitig the country as yet. B< -
sides this, the cost of labor is so low in
China that the work will be accomplished at
an expenditure far less than similar enter
prises would need in this country.
It seems that the concessions are really
one concession. A bank is to 1a- established
with a capital of $25,000,000 and w ith the
power to issue circulation up to the full par
value of the stock. The charter of the bank
carries with it the nght to engage in tele
graph and railroad construction It is un-
Serdood that the full terms of the conces
sion will be published from Philadelphia to
morrow or Thursday.
While the financial record of Mitkiewiez
in the United States may not have been
always just whit it should be, the Chinese
mandarins, who accompany him. seem to
have the highest n-gara for his ability as a
flnanc.er. They praise his shrewdness, and
consider him as a *rt of savior. They as
sert that this enterprise will be the making
cf the empire. A gentleman of responsi
bility says that he saw a telegram to-day
from Wharton Parker pi Mitkiewiez. in
which the former offered the latter $250,00U
for his interest in the concession.
The stories whiek are being brought to
light regarding MitkiewiezN past are such
as must cause the alleged Count a good
deal of personal annoyance, A.s the Sun
said yesterday, he married in the fall of
187-1," at Amherst, Mass., Miss Caroline
Letter, an heiress, and the niece of Prof.
William H. Tyler, of Amherst College.
Miss I>*tcr's relatives strongly objected to
the match, and deflated that the Count was
an adventurer. The Count and his wife
separated in 18*0. alter they had traveled
the world over and experienced a variety of
fortunes. But in I*B2 Mrs. Mitkiewiez was
again living with her husband, this time
at the Amhtvst House in Amherst, The
wife had consumption and died in the fall of
1885. To the credit of her husband it may
be said that be watched at her bedside until
the last and did what he could Pi comfort
her. After her death her relatives got pos
session of her children through a decree of
the Probate Court of Ham|>hire county,
Massachusetts, declaring that the “Count"
was ail unfit person P care for them. The
children, or most of them, are now with the
Rev. Row land Ayres in Hadley, Mass. The
Count fought this decree, but P> no avail.
Then he disappeared from Amherst, and the
glory of his billiard playing remained a
cherished memory among the college
The Sun story revived others about the
carryings on ol the Count in this city.
Away back in 1888 a young man named
Eugene Mitkiewiea, whose personal graces
won the heart of several New York girls,
lived at the Fifth Avenue Hotel and spent
money like a lord. Indeed, he said he was
a Count, and that his people were among
the Polish nobility. <j*e day in jest he
took a diamond ring from the finger of a
lady. Miss Julia Lomolino, a relative of the
late Nathaniel H. Wolfe, Jr., who lived
tel Madison avenue and Twenty-sixth
street. He kept the ring a" long
time, and when he was ask< and to
return it he said that be hail lost it. Then
be found it again and gave it back. Hut,
alas' the diamond iu the ring which he re
turned was a paste diamond. He was
arrested and examined before Justice
Richard Kelly in the Jefferson Market
Police Court. It transpired that the Count
had sold the original diamond to Philip
Rien. a jeweler, whose shop was under the
Fifth Avenue Hotel, Mr. Rien gave SSOO
for the sPme and some other articles of
jewelry worth about s'2so.
Mitkiewiez was sent P> the Tombs, and on
Dec. 10, 18b., he was indicted for grand lar
ceny. cut, he returned the money and the
jewelry Pi Mr. Rien, and Mr. Rien gave the
diamond back to Miss Lomolino, and there
was no disnoaition to prosecute Mitkiewiez.
He was released on SI,OOO lia.il on his prom
ise to enter the Union army There waJ
great concern in certain social circles at the
time lest a trial of Mitkiewiez should bring
into print the names of the )>enple who luul
petted blm and the women who had sought
his attentions. He went to a remitting
station to enlist, but he did not enlist, ana
that was the last that was heard of him
until he met Miss I .ester on an ocean steam
ship bound to this country in the summer
There are queer stories about business
transactions of the Count in Maryland in
the early part of 1880. lie was in the coal
business in Baltimore, lived expensively,
confidentially exhibited to his creditors let
ters written to him by Russian nobles, and
finally failed. He was arrested on a charge
of falsenrep-nces preferred by Partner &
Cos., of Philadelphia, his principal creditors.
He was acquitted on his trial, his defence
being his ignorance of business rules. It is
anJd that Admiral Porter lost money by the
Then the Count tried to run a summer re
sort on an islaud in the Potomac river, and
made a failure of that too. It is said that
there is a judgment of $4,000 out ugainst
him on account of this failure.
Judge Richard Kelly said last night that
his remembrance of the Mitkiewiez case
was somewhat indistinct, but be remem
bered the fact of the arrest well, und of the
efforts made Pi bush the matter up.
“Mitkiewiez was a tine looking young fel
low," saiil tile Judge, “and very ]>olishod
and gentlemanly in his manners. I think 1
remember that he sjsike two or three lan
gunge,. He was, I believe, what is called a
fatally Inlured by a Bose Ball.
New Yokk, Kept. B.—John dale, a cell
ared man 40 years old, of Brixiklyn. died
last night from injuries received by being
struck with a base ball yesP relay.
betinneboles Given a Place
Paris, flapt. B.—M. Hciui/o-betes, the hero
of tie- recent affair on t lie German frontier,
has been appointed (ieruian Master at JSoole
Profawnoutdte lie L'Eat.
Queen Bess and Redstone Run a Dead
Heat In the First Event.
New York, Sept. B.—Following is a sum
mars- of to-day's results at the Sbeepshead's
First Rack—For all ages: selling allowances:
one miie. It was a dead neat between Queen
, b-j# ami Redstone, with Carry third. Time
Second Ra<x- Gleaners stakes for two-years
■ old: SI,OOO added: three-quarters of a mile.
Raliston won. with King Crab second and Tara
gon third Time::!s^
Third Rica. —One and three-quarter miles.
Kings'■ and won. with Connemara second and Alisa
Foiu teirJ. Time 3:041*.
Focrtb Race.—seven-eighths of a mile.
Ktuyvesaot won. with Touche Pas second and
Florence K thirl Tune ISc
I'lrm Race —On- and five-eighth miles. V<v
'.anlr woo. with Ten Booner second and Wind
sad third. Time 2:50
srxTH Race. —One-eightb of a miie on the turf.
Jennie B. won. with Tattler second and Pasha
third Time til
The dead heat in the first race was then
run off and Redstone beat Queen Bess in
1:42. Redstone paid $52 05 on the race and
$7 40 on the run off.
WARNED IN HIS SLEEP.
The Prophetic Vision that Came to
Lincoln Before His Assassination.
From the Pttitadelphia Timet.
There were only two or three listeners.
Mr. Lincoln was in a melancholy, medita
tative mood, and had been silent for some
time. Mrs. Liucoln, who was present, ral
lied him on hu solemn visage oml want of
spirits This seemed to arouse him, and.
with' mt seeming to notice her sally, he said,
in slow and measured tones: “It seems
strange how much there is in the Bible
about dreams There are I think some
sixteen chapters in the Old Testament and
four or five in the New. in which dreams
are mentioned; and there are many other
passages scatPired throughout the book
which refer to visions. If we believe the
Bible we mut accept the fact that in the
old days Ood and his angels caine P> men
in their sleep and made themselves known in
dreams. Nowadays dreams are regarded •*
very foolish, and are seldom told, except by
old women and by young men and maidens
Sirs. Lincoln here remarked: “Why, you
look dreadfully solemn; do you believe in
“I can't sav that I do," returned Mr. Lin
coln, “but I had one the other night which
has haunted me ever since. After it oc
curred the first time I opened the Bible.
Strange as it may appear, it was on the
twenty-fifth chapter of Genesis, which re
lates to the wonderful dream Jacob had. I
turned to other passages, and seemed to en
counter a dream or a vision wherever I
looked. I kept on turning the leaves of the
old book, ana everywhere my eye fell upon
passages recording matters strangely in
keeping with my own thoughts—sujiernatu
ral visitations, dreams, visions, etc. ’
He now looked so serious and disturbed
that Mrs. Lincoln exclaimed: “You
frighten me! What is the matter!"
“I am afraid," said Mr. Lincoln, observ
ing the effect Ids words had upon his wife,
"that I have done wrong to mention the
subject at all, but somehow the thing has
got possession of me. and, like Banquo's
ghost, it will not down."
This only inflamed Mrs. Lincoln's curiosi
ty the more, and while bravely disclaiming
any belief in dreams she strongly urged him
to tell the dream which seemed to have such
ahold upon him, being seconded in this by
another listener. Mr. Lincoln hesitated,
but at length commenced very deliberately,
his Prow overcast with a shade of melan
"About ten days ago,” said he, “I retired
very' late. I had been up waiting for im
portant dispaPihes from the front. I could
not have been long in bed when I fell into a
slumber, for I was weary. I soon began to
dream There seemed to be a deathlike
stillness about me. Then l heard subdued
sobs, as if a number of people were weeping.
I thought I left my bed and wandered down
stairs. There the silence was broken by the
s ime pitiful sobbing, but the mourners were
invisible. I went from room to room. No
living person was in sight, but the same
mournful sounds of distress met me
as 1 passed along. It was light
in all the rooms; every object
was familiar to me, but where were
all the people who were grieving as if their
hearts would break; I was puzzled and
alamod. What could be the meaning of
all this? Determined to find the cause of
this state of things, so mysterious and so
shocking, I kept on until I arrived at the
‘end rootn,’ which I entered. There I met
with a sickening surprise. Before me was
a catafalque, on which rested a corpse
wrapjjed in funereal vestments. Around it
were stationed soldiers, who were acting as
guards; and there was a throng of people,
some gazing mournfully uism the coqise,
whose face was covered, others wip
ing pitifully. ‘Who is dead in the White
House f 1 don landed of one of the soldiers.
‘The President,' was his answer. ‘He was
killed by un assassin.’ Tnen came a large
burst of grief from the crowd, which awoke
me from my dream. 1 slept no more that
night: and although it was only a dream, I
have lieen strangely annoyed by it ever
"That’s horrid," said Mrs. Lincoln. “I
wish you had not told it. lam glad I don’t
believe in dreafhs, or I should lie in terror
from tins time forth.”
“Well,” responded Mr. Lincoln, thought
fully. “it is only a dream, Mary. Let us
say no more about it, and try to "forget ail
A DESPERADO’S END.
Found Dead in the Woods After Bat
tling with a Posse.
A desperate encounter between a posse of
officers and a fugitive criminal took place a
night or so ago in Randolph county, Ala
bama. About a week ago a strange man
appeared three miles from Wedowee, armed
with two big revolve!*, a double-barreled
shotgun, and several knives. He made
himself at home anil seemed to be perfectly
fearless. He made his headquarters at the
house of a woman of had character. To
this place he was followed by a sheriff’s
ixissti from Chambers county, Alabama, who
represented him as “Dink" Buckalew. an
escaped convict from that county, who
had outwitted the officers. Several young
men of the neighborhood joined the posse,
und a night attack upon hfs lair was
planned. The party approached the house as
quietly us possible, but when they were
about fifty yards distant Buckalew, who was
evidently on the lookout, o|*-ned a deadly
fire, sin siting Henry Tucker dead null
wounding three others. When he had emp
tied his weapons lie jumped out of the back
door of the house and ran like a deer, esoup
iug to the woods in snite of the posse’s vol
leys. When the dead had been attended to
several men with torches made an effort to
catch up with Buckalew. They found along
the way traces of blond, and when daylight
came discovered the dead body of the fugi
tive, where lie had sat down, leaning
against a tree. Once before Buckalew was
almost ill tile hands of the officers. He then
blackened his face, |and. offering hi* ser
vices to discover the fugitive, led them a
wild goose chase, only to disappear and
leave the officers to discover how they hud
been outgeneraled by the very min of whom
they were iu pursuit.
400 Mormon Immigrants.
Nkw York, Kept. B.—The steamer Wis
consin, which arrived yesterday, brought
about 400 Mormon immigrant*.
The Nineteenth Ontury Club is an or
ganization that will consist of an equal
number of men and women. It is hardly
to tic expwtwi that they will agres-on all
subjects; ln it can surprise no one to learn
tbut Dr. Bierce's "Golden Medical Discov
ery” is unanimously pronounced the most
successful remedy extant for pulmonary
consumption, and lias been deui'itwttfited in
bull'll ids nl cuac*; It |ioitlvely urresta this
disease and restore* health and strength, if
administered in iU early stages. Uy drug
TIIE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 9, 1887.
CHIPETA’S REMARKABLE CAREER.
Once the Queen of the Ute Indians,
Now a Hunted Squaw.
From the Denver Republican.
Among the squaws accompanying Colo
row iu his peripatetic joumeyings about the
White Itiver country is Chipeta. the wife of
the lamented Ouray, the late head chief of
the Ute Nation. The career of this woman
is beyond anything yet written: even Feni
more Cooper, in his description of the ro
mance of aboriginal life, falls far short of
anything like it in his character .-ketches.
Following Ouray's election to the chieftain
ship, the first official act he was tailed upon
to consider was the advisability of a removal
of his tribe from the mountains of Colorado
to Utah, and in connection with a proposed
treaty Isetweeu the United States and the
Ute Nation be was summoned to Wash
ington. On his trip he was accompanied by
his wife. Both he and Chipeta bad in a
measure adopted the dress of civilized life.
7 hey owned their own ranch, their herds
fed upon their own pastures, and in essen
tials lived as white people and enjoyed the
comforts of civilized life. These facts pre
ceded the chief and his consort to Wash.tig
ton. and with all the romance of their win!
mountain life clinging about them, added to
the heritage of an ancient and warlike line
age. they were received with open arms by
the high social circles of the capital city.
Everywhere thev were feted and the
doors of the mansions in the West End
swung inward at their approach.
Chipeta was idolized. She was clothed in
silks; her raiment was the fancy of the best
Eastern dressmakers, and the tawdry finery
associated with a life of savagery was con
spicuous by its absence. Tiie illustrated
journals took the cue, ami the wife of Ouray
became libeled throughout the breadth of
the land by the pencils of special artists.
She was the rage for the season she was in
Washington, and the epistolary correspond
ence from attaches of the English legation
to the court journals at London referred to
her as a “Mountain Princess," and bespoke
for her a hearty reception from the peerage
of England should she visit that country,
which she at that time actually contem
plated. As souvenirs of her visit” to Wash
ington, Chipeta carried away with her
quantities of silver plate, a portion of which
was presented to ner by the government
through the Interior Department.
Shortly after his visit to Washington and
th'- consummation of the treaty Ouray died
He was sincerely mourned by his people,
and as an indication of their grief, and in
conformity with long-established custom,
the horses of the dead man were ltd up to
the grave and one by one shot. All that
was valuable in earthly existence was to ac
company him to the happy hunting ground
of his race—all but Chipeta; and she, too,
would probably have accompanied her liege
lord hail she lived a couple of centuries ago.
As it was, the custom of her tribe, by the
greatness of her oxaltod position, con
demned her to a life of perpetual widow
hood. Any deviation from this unwritten
law would draw down upon her head the
maledictions of the entire nation, and she
would become an outcast, a pariah among
But Cnipeta had a will of her own. She
had tasted of the privileges which her Cau
casian sisterhood enjoyed, and when the op
portunity occurred to marry a handsome
buck she did so, not stopping to consider the
great fall thereby in tme social scale. As
might have been expected, the bead men of
the nation, with unanimity and decision,
condemned both her and her husband to
ostracism. They had both violated a sacred
law of social government and they must
suffer With her new alliance she turned ’
her back upon civilized life in every form.
Her silks and satins were discarded, and
even her plate was melted down to make
gewgaws for her husband’s friends. Her
stock was taken from her and reverse fol
lowed reverse till she was absolutely forced
beyond the line of tribal kinship, and she
with her husband became a wanderer.
This, doubtless, was hurried by the un
fortunate mistake which she had made in
locating a ranch on the new reservation.
It was an excellent site. There was pleuty
of water, and buffalo mesquit. and gramma
frasses gave nourishment to the stock.
Vhen the lines were made dividing Utah
from Colorado it was found that Chipeta’s
ranch was on the wrong side of the line,
and not in the reservation. It became,
therefore, legitimate plunder for the settlers,
who lost no time in dividing the spoil.
Like the renegade of her tribe, Chipeta in
her wanderings tended to the White River
country. There at least she would be wel
comed and some respect paid to her fallen
greatness. She and her husband joined
Colnrow, and are now with him.
Chipeta is growing old. She must be in
the neighborhood of 50. Colorow was once
her enemy, as he was the enemy of the
peace-loving Ouray; but when her white
friends turned on her she sought straits in
life where she could find friends. It is not
now believed that she entertains a warlike
spirit toward the whites, but, being with
Colorow, she is in bad company. Once the
queen of the nation, she is now leading the
life of a common squaw.
LITTLE MISSES WITH MILLIONS.
One Has $1,000,000 for Each of Her
Five Years, and Another Owns's7,-
A Long Branch special says: There are
two noteworthy little heiresses at the shore
just now. One of them is at the Howland
House here at the Branch, and the other is
at the Beach House down at Sea Girt. One
of them has millions in prospective, the
other has them in possession, subject only
to the guardianship of her mother. The
Howland House heiress is Miss Hidalgo, of
New York. She is 5 years old, dark eyed
and decidedly pretty. Her features betoiten
her Hi anish parentage. Slu- is the daughter
of Julio Hidalgo, probably the richest
Culxin cigar manufacturer and importer in
the world. There is $5,000,000 coming to
Miss Hidalgo. Her father has them safely
invested in the little one’s name, it is said.
Young os is Miss Hidalgo, and long as it
will be before she can cull the millions her
own, there are numerous suitors lor her
hand. The proxies consist, of anxious
mothers of numerous small boys at the
Howland and West, End Hotels, who culti
vate the acquaintance of Mrs. Hidalgo, a
regular Cuban beauty, and have their
youngsters play m the sand with the heiress.
The heiress down at Sea Girt is May
Hharpless, of Now York and Philadelphia.
His- la-longs to both cities, because ler
mother abides now in one and now in an
other. Really, Miss May is a New Yorker
by birth. Her father, one of the firm of
Arnold. Constable & Cos., died in Paris sev
eral years ago. where lie was a resident
partner of the house. Miss May is 8 years
old, very bright ami smart, and $7,000,006
has been left her in her own name. Her
great hobby is her dolls, of which she has at
least a dozen handsome specimens. They are
the best the market affni-'ls.and their dresses
were made by Worth, in Paris, Miss May’s
own dresses are wonders of the div.-*mutkmg
art, and her mother, who is also very rich,
spends thousands of dollars on her child’s
wnrdrolie. Mrs. Hharpless, the mother, was
reported some months ary as aliout to wed
ex-Gov. Leon Abts-tt, of this Htato, but the
re|K>rt seems to have been unfounded. The
ex-Governor is Mrs Hharpless' lawyer,
however, and he wx'stlmt the young heiress’
fortune is properly taken care of.
Foundering of a Schooner.
Milwaukee, Wis., Hept. B.— A special
front Marquette, Mich., says: “Word bus
just been received of the foundering of the
schooner Niagara, six miles northeast of
Whitufish Point, Luke Superior, in yester
day's gale. She was commanded by Capt.
Clements, and was ore laden from Ashland
Pi Ashtabula Her crew of Pm men was
lost, mid the captain's family is also reported
P> have been aboard.”
"Hough on Pllee."
Why suffer pile*; immediate relief and
cnnifrtete cure guaraiiPusl Ask for “Rough
on ill**." Him* cure for itching, protmd
lug, bleeding or attv form of Ptie* 50c At
drily gist* or minted.
; A Deceptive Way of Getting the Sort
of Vaccination Wanted.
.from the Boston Poet.
I heard in a down-town office yesterday a
tale which rev-alls Hawthorne’s story of the
man who went oat for a walk one evening
after saying good-by to his wife, and did
not return for twenty years, which he spent
in a house on the ad joining street. It seems
that a citizen of Boston, whoae name, if I
should give it, would be recognized at once
by many of my readers, found himself lat
spring in a vary worn and nervous con
dition. It seemed to 1* absolutely necessary
that he should go somewhere where it
w iuld be impossible for letters or telegrams
of business to annoy him. The family phy
sician suggested a trip to Europe, and his
wife, professing her willingness to stay at
home and look after the large family of chil
dren, the merchant for such he was, appar
ently acquiesced. He stipulated that no
one should see him off, and that no letters
should be expeeted from him, but, instead,
he promised to send a "cablegram'' twice a
week to his wife. The fact was that he had
a horror of the sea voyage, and had secretly
resolved to gratify a homesick desire of re
visiting alone—which he never would have
been allowed to do under ordinary circum
stances—the village in a northern New Eng
land region where his childhood was spent.
However, he engaged passage in a White
Star steamer, and, after an affectionate
farewell to l*>th his wife and children,
-torted for Now Y'ork. He stayed in that
city just long enough to make sure that his
name was on the passenger list of the steam
ship. and to arrange for a series of
half-weekly "cablegrams” from Liverpool,
London, Paris, Lucerne, etc., to his wife,
and departed for the country.
The trick was certainly a cruel one, but
the man’s mental condition was so morbid
a id perverted that I think he must be held
partly excusable. Some admiration is also
excited by the neatness with which the plan
was carried out. Prayers were duly offered
in an Episcopal church for “a person gone
to seahis friends noted with satisfaction
the quick arrival of the steamer in which he
was supposed to have sailed, and the tele
grams that his wife received every few days,
announcing his continued improvement in
health, were a great source ol satisfaction
to her. In fact, however, her husband was
rusticating under an assumed name at a
little tavern in his native village. He
bought a horse, rode about the country, re
viving old recollections, and breathing in
rent and strength from the pure mountain
The denoument was, of course, the most
difficult part of the affair. He had intended
at first to keep up the delusion to the very
end. and ostensibly return from the foreign
tour laden with European presents, pur
chased in New York. But as his nerves re
covered their wonted tone, and his thoughts
began to be less engrossed with himself, the
instinct of honesty reasserted itself and he
determined to make a full confession. He
had kept informed by some means of the
whereabouts and condition of his wife aDd
children, and, accordingly, he was able to
surprise them one flay last week by riding
calmly' into the seaside village where they
were staying, and dismounting, bronzed
and healthy, in the bosom of his family. A
good deal of explanation was necessary, and
there was some shame on one side and some
wounded feelings on the other; but, upon the
principle that “all's well that ends well,” the
affair was amicably settled.
Swindling a Railroad Company.
Paris Dispatch to the London Daily Telegraph.
A deft and dapper swindler named La
eour has recently played the Northern of
France Railway Company a nice trick. He
went into a station and had some luggage
duly registered for a small place ou the lino
where there was but little traffic. On ar
riving there he left the station like other
passengers, but did not take hjs luggage
with him. After the lapse of a little time
he returned to the station, took up his lug
gage in quite an innocent manner, bought a
ticket for a junction, and hail his baggage
registered a second time. He thus had two
luggage receipts, and on arriving at the
junction he -lainied his property with 6ue,
while the other showed, as he alleged, that
the company had lost some of his effects.
Strangely enough Izieour, by representing
that his" lost property was most valuable,
obtained nearly £.300 from the company.
Elated with success, he tried to “bamboozle”
the Lyons Company in the same manner,
but was found out. The ingenious but too
daring swindler was condemned to a year’s
imprisonment, as well as to heavy fines and
the restitution of the money fraudulently
Proposed Reduction of the Surplus.
From the Fort Worth (Ter.) Colonel.
John Bilfinger, of this city, is a sturdy
little urchin of 6. He has eleven brothers
and sisters and oftimes when shoes and
frocks, coats and pants are scarce Johnny
seems to regret that he is not an only and
favored chilli. Several days ago his mother
brought ho. Tie a few luscious oranges. She
gave them to the three youngest children,
and Johnny came into the room just as the
last orange was disappearing adown the
rosy mouth of a younger brother. A sharp
look of diappointinent o’erspread Johnny*
face, and lie said: “Mamma, why don’t we
have funerals at our house? I’m sure we
Russia’s Railway Projects.
Bombay, Sept. B.— The Russian railway
depot at Musar, the gate to Bokhara, and
the bridge over the Amudaria at Cbardjui
are almost completed. Fivea thousand
laborers have liegun work on a "ranch line
of t.he railway from Chardjui to Kilif Khoja
Savannah and the Morning News.
From the Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle.
The Savannah News makes a magnifi
cent showing for the trade of Savannah for
the year just closed. Every Georgian should
feel an honest pride in the development and
substantial growth of the State's chief port.
The total business l'or the year is $101,550,-
000, an increase of $6,000,000. Foreign ex
ports also show an increase of 20 per cent.,
or $4,000,000. Savannah is the second cot
ton ixirt in the South, and one of the prin
cipal naval stores depots in the world. We
think it is claimed to bo the principal depot.
The Savannah News is doing a grand
work for the city. Its trade review was a
splendid exposition of Savannah’s progress
and great commercial importance.
From the Wilmington (.V. C.) Star.
The Savannah News conies very near
bein -; a first-ela-is daily in its true sense. It
is very large, well edited, and full of news.
It puts in more matter than any piper we
handle between New York ana New Or
Wells’ “Health Renswer” restores health
and vigor, cures dyspepsia, impotence, ner
vous debility. For weuk men, delicate worn
en. |l. ______
Welle' Hair Balsam.
If grav, restores to original color. An
elegant dressing, softens anil beautifies. No
oil or grease. A tonic Restorative. Stops
hair coining out; strengthens, cleanses,
heals scalp. 30c.
We take great pleasure in announcing to
our friends, and the public in general, that
we have o(ieiied u Special Custom Depart
ment, which will lie conducted under our
own pei-sonal supervision. We arc now
ready, and have on hand a full lino of Full
and Winter .Samples, to which wo call spe
cial attention, particularly to styles, fabrics
and pricv-s. This will enable such )iai'tis
treat wear extra and odd sizes to have thou
clothing male to measure with very lit tie
extra cost. We guarantee a fit in every in
stance or no sale. To those who intend hav
ing llieir (all ami winter < lotlimg made by
us, we would respectfully ask them to place
their orders early. Vary rMpoecfully,
Arrtt A HcMAOL, Oil" Price Ciotilief*,
ltli I’ougrs-as si. - . <><>ro*iu< market.
POBTELLDied on hh inst., at 5 A. in
i Washington. D. C.. Pobcher Pohtell. of this
city. Funeral will take place here in October
THE JASPER Ml Tl VL LOAN -UMCU<
The sixty-ninth regular monthly meeting of
the Jasper Mutual Loan Association will be held
THIS EVENING, at 8 o'clock, at the office of
Wooten 4 MacDoneU, 118 Brvan street.
P. W. MELIIRIM. President.
J. E. Wootek, Secretary.
Neither the Captain nor Consignees of the
Norwegian Bark 'Patent," Mogensen Master,
will be responsible for any debts contracted by
the crew of said vessel.
HOLST & CO., Agents.
Savannah. Ga., Sept. 9, 1887.
3*U DOZEN FINK FELT. HEAVER AND
The finest lot of Hats we have ever offered.
For sale very' low, at JACDON’S,
150 St. Julian Street.
Just arrived on New York steamer Oysters,
Clams, Chops and Steaks and Soft Shell Crabs
for the Merchant's Exchange. 149 Congress
Street. CHaS. F. GRAHAM,
NOTICE TO TAILORS.
CITY OF SAVANNAH. I
Office Cle*i of Ooi'Xcil, Sept. 6,18 KT. f
Bids will be received at the office of Clerk of
Council until 12 o'clock . THURSDAY, Sep
tember 15. IWjT, for furnishing the Fire Depart
ment with winter uniforms according to specifi
cations to b- seen on application at this office.
The committee reserve the right to reject any
or all bids.
By order of the Committee on Fire.
FRANK E. RKBARER,
Clerk of Council.
DR. HENRY 8 COLDINU,
Office corner Jones and Drayton streets.
I have this day associated with me in the
Brokerage business my son, Mr. J. H. REID
STEWART, under the firm name of James T.
Stewart & Son. JAS. T. STEWART.
Savannah, Ga., Sept. 1, 1887.
ELMER'S LIVER CORRECTOft.
This vegetable preparation is invaluable for
the restoration of tone and strength to the sys
tem. For Dyspepsia. Constipation aol other
ills, caused by a disordered liver, it cannot be
excelled.* Highest prises awarded, and in
dorsed by eminent medical men. Ask for Ul
mer's Liver Corrector and take no other. SIOO
a bottle. Freight paid to any address.
„ B. F. ULMER, M. D.,
Pharmacist. Savannah. Ga.
ELECTRIC LIGHTS AND MOTORS
Arc and Incandescent Electric
Office of the Bhcsh Electric Light and'
Power < 0., Rooms 8 and 9 Odd
Savannah, Ga. , Sept. 1.1887.
TI7E are now prepared to furnish Arc and In
t* candescent Lights. Buildings wired by
thorough Electriclaus in accordance with the
rules or the Fire Underwriters. Incandescent
Lights have many advantages over other modes
of lighting, some of which are the absence of
heat or smoke, the brilliancy and steadiness of
the light, no danger from fire.
We are also prepared to furnish Motive Power
in quantity from U H. P. to 20 H. P. These
Motors recommend themselves to all persons
using power for any purpose
We also furnish and put in Electric Annunci
ators, Door and Call Bells, Electric Gas Lighters,
etc. Employing only the best skilled labor, we
guarantee our work. Our office is in
Rooms 8 and 9 Odd Fellows Building,
where we invite the public to inspect the lights
and motor which will be in operation every
SAMUEL P. HAMILTON.
PLANT LWESTMLNT COMPANY.
Office of Chikf Engineer I
and General Manager. -
Savannah, Ga., Sept. 3d, 1887. \
BIDS will be received at this office until 12 M .
SEPTEMBER 30th, for the construction of
that portion of the Thomasvllle, Tallahassee
and Monticello railroad fixtending fromThomas
ville, Georgia, to the Florida State line. All
clearing, grubbing, grading and bridging will be
let under one contract. Profiles may be exam
incd and further information may be obtained
upon application at the Chief Engineer's office.
S., F. and \V. Ry., Savannah, Ga., alter Septem
ber 15th. H. S. HAINES,
Chief Engineer and Gen. Manager P. I. Cos,
EDWARD LOVELL k SONS,
Iron and Turpentine Took
Office: Cor. State and Whitaker street*.
Warehouse: 138 and 140 State street.
McDonono & Ballantyne,
Machinists, Boiler Makers and Blacksmillis,
STATIONARY and PORTABLE ENGINES,
VERTICAL and TOP-KUNNINO CORN
MILLS, SUGAR MILI-iv and PANS.
A GENTS for Alert and Union Injectors, the
1 \ simplest and most effective on the market;
Gullett light Draft Magnolia Cotton Gin, the
best in the market.
All orders promptly attended to. Send for
P. J. FALLOIir
BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR,
22 DRAYTON STREET, SAVANNAH.
1 ESTIMATES promptly furnished for building
J of any claw
HYGIENIC, INFALLIBLE & PRESERVATIVE.
Curse promptly, without addition'll treatment, all
nut or chroeto liiaeharre** * 4 f’le I'liuary ory-n,.
>rm.(u<KßST to Brett), PWnurven, l‘<ns.
hold by drufgkou throughout U t ut KG hutaa.
138 BROUGHTON STREET.
Like an avalanche, down to the bottomless
pit, disappear ail calculations on these
Our aim is to close the lot. and at FABU
LOUS LOW PRICES. Do you want to
HERE’S THE CHANCE:
2.400 yards all silk face veilings, plain, matte
and chenille dotted, in every shade now worn,
10c. per Yard.
1.350 pairs, an immense lot of Ladies' fine
Lisle. Taffeta Silk and pure Silk Gloves in Blacks
and Tans, ti, 8 and 10 button length, reduced to
28c. per Pair.
40 dozen Children's Black and Solid Shades
Cotton Hose, 6 to elegant goods, reduced to
8 l-3c. per Pair.
250 dozen Ladies' Pure Linen Hemstitched
Embroidered Handkerchiefs. Colored and
Mourning Borders, was 85c. and 50c.; reduced to
16 l-4c. Each.
90 dozen Ladies’ 4-Ply Linen Collars, with cape
in straight and turned edges, was 25c. and 35c.;
450 Papeterie Cabinets. Cretonne Covered and
Satin Lined, containing 8 dozen enveloDes. 72
sheets of best writing |vi|>er and 1 dozen gilt-edge
cards; a grand reduction,
100 cases ladies' and Misses' Black Canton
Straw Shapes, new Fall styles, at
Zephyrs, Wools and Embroidery Materials
in Vast Variety.
LIVE INDUCEMENTS in our different lines.
N. B.—Mail orders promptly and carefully at
STEINWAY <t SONS,
Gabler & Bro.,
E. ROSENKRANZ, ) T ,
G. HEYL, | Imp ted.
PIPE REED ORGANS !
Sold on Liberal Terms.
TUNING, REPAIRING. MOVING PIANOS AT
Schreiner’s Music House
The Great Southern Portrait Company,
L. 13. DAVIS,
Secretary and Manager of the Great South
ern Portrait Company.
AN inspection of samples of our Portraits at
our office, with Davis Bras., 42 and 41 Bull
street, will greatly interest those who contem
plate having small pictures of themselves, their
friends, living and rfeceased. copied and enlarged
in OIL. WATER COLOR, INDIA INK. I’AS
TELLE and CRAYON. We guarantee a ] >er
feet likeness and excellence of w ork. We haTe
about TWENTY DIFFERENT STYLES AND
GRADES IN SIZES OF ENLARGED POR
TRAITS from Bxlo to 50x90, and our prices are
from $8 to S3OO each. EM PLOY Ii >KT V ART
-ISTS: been twenty-six years in the business;
have a B.OAJ candle-power ELECTRIC LIGHT,
and are fully prepared with all proper expedi
tion and skill to execute all orders promptly
and satisfactorily. We respectfully solicit your
orders. L. B. DAVIS,
Secretary and Manager The Great Southern
~ WATCHES AND JEWELRY.
THE CHEAPEST PLACE TO BU Y
Such as DIAMONDS, FINE STERLING SIL
VERWARE, ELEGANT JEWELRY.
FRENCH CLOCKS, etc., is to be found at
A. L. Desbouillons,
21 BULL STREET,
the sole agent for the celebrated ROCKFORD
RAILROAD WATCHES, and who also
makes a specialty of
18-Karat Wedding Rings
AND THE FINEST WATCHES.
Anything you buy from him being warranted
Opera O-lasses at Cost.
FRUIT AND GROCERUUT
L E M O 2Sf S .
30,000 bushels CORN, 15.000 bushels OATS
HAY, BRAN, GRITS, MEAL
Grain and Hay in carload a specialty
COW PEAS, all varieties.
RUST PROOF OATS.
i >ur STOCK FEED is prepared with great cure
and is just the thing lor Horses and Mules in
this weather. Try it.
T. P. BOND & CO.,
A. M. & C. W. WEST,
LIBERTY & WHITAKER STS.,
HAVE THEIR USUAL LARGE AND COM
PI.ErF. STOCK OF
Staple and Imported Groceries |
And Table Luxuries,’
and are ready for Ilie new season's business
1 articular attention given io orders from
families she live away front Sawtm. ib I
Cliarlestoul Savaunah Ry.
Through Pullman Service.
/COMMENCING June 12th a through Pullman
V.' Buffet service will be rendered daily be
tween Savannah and Hot Springs, N. C., via
Spartanburg and Ashvilie.
Leave Savannah 12:26 pra
Leave Charleston 4 55 pm
Leave Columbia 10:20 p m
Arrive Spartanburg s-ao a m
Arrive Asheville 7:(J0 a m
Arrive Hot Springs 9:ooam
To SPARTANBURG sl3 30
To ASHEVILLE 17 15
To HOT SPRINGS IT lo
Sleeping car reservations and tickets good
until Oct. 31st, 1887, can be had at BREN'S
TICKET OFFICE, Bull street, and at depot.
E. P. McSWINEY,
Gen. Pass. Agt.
ENGLISH BREECH LOADERS.
AMERICAN BREECH LOADERS.
(Merlin Mi Mil
FOR SALE BY
Dutch Herring, Rolled Her
ring, Fresh Barley, Len
tils, Green Kern, Ger
man Dill Pickles, Koscher
Sausages, Koscher Fat,
Koscher Smoked Beef,
Smoked and Pickled Sal
mon, Vermicelli, Macca
roni, Swiss and Limbur
ger Cheese, Finest Wines
PP“Orders from the country will receive
our careful attention and shipped in time for
22 and 22 1-2 BARNARD ST.
NEW HOTEL TOGNI,
(Formerly St. Mark's !
Newnan Street, near Bay, Jacksonville, Fla.
WINTER AND SUMMER.
THE MOST central House In the city. Near
Post Office, Street Cars and all Ferries
New and Elegant Furniture. Electric Bells,
Baths, Etc. $2 50 to $3 per tlay.
JOHN B. TOGNI, Proprietor
.MARSHALL H 0 U SE,
SAVANNAH, - - GA.
EO. D. HODGES, Proprietor. Formerly of
v * the Metropolitan Hotel, New York, and the
Grand Union, Saratoga Springs. Location cen
tral. All parts of the city and places of inter
est accessible by street cars constantly passing
the doors. Special inducements to those visik
ing the City fo: oustness or pleasure.
DUB’S SCREVEN HOUSE
r r , HI.S POPULAR Hotel Is now provided with
1 a Passenger Elevator (the only one in the
city) and has been remodeled and newly fur
nished. The proprietor, who bv reeent purchase
is also the owner of the establishment, spares
neither pains nor expense in the entertainment
of his guests. The patronage of Florida visit
ors is earnestly invited. The table of the
Screven House is supplied with every luxury
that the markets at home or abroad can afford.
THE MORRISON HOUSE.
One of the Largest Boarding Houses in the
Vr FORDS pleasant South rooms, good board
with p ire Artesian Water, at prices to suit
those wishing table, regular or transient accom
modations. Northeast corner Broughton and
Drayton streets, opposite Marshall House.
TYBEE ISLAND. GEORGIA.
CKA BATHING unsurpassed on the Atlantic
k A coast. Comfortable room*, neatly fur
nished. Fare the best the market affords.
Bathing suits supplied. Terms moderate.
GEO. D. HODGES. Proprietor.
PRINTER AND BOOKBINDER.
THE OLD RELIABLE!
GEO. N. NICHOLS,
Printing and Binding,
9314 Bay Street.
New Machinery! New Materials,
Best Papers! Best Work!
No Itrag. No Bluster. No Humbtio.
ii ii i
WALTHOUR & RIVERS,
AGENTS AND DEALERS IN
I/fceal E state.
Special attention given to Collection of Recta,
Repair*, etc.: also Buying and Selling.
Olilee; No. K3 I'tiy Street.
RUSTLESS IRON PIPE.
EQUAL TANARUS" GALVANIZED PIPE, At
MUCH LESS PRICE
J. D. WEED & CO.