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The morning news. (Savannah, Ga.) 1887-1900, October 06, 1887, Page 5, Image 5

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AMERICAN GIRLS ABROAD QUICK-WITTED maidens who are a MATCH FOR IMPUDENT MEN. the Clever Moans Some of Them Have Used to Rid Themselves of Annoying Attentions— Lawyer Smith’s Experi ence. From (lie New York Sun. 1/>\DON, Sept. 17.—Unprotected Ameri can girls are not called upon as much in England as they are on the Continent to protect themselves against the gallant but annoying attentions of fools, more often old than young, of the opposite sex. But occa sionally it does occur that a young woman must shield herself from an Englishman as strenuously as from the most persistent of Paris poseurs. An occasion of this kind presented itself to a young girl of my acquaintance, whose wit showed itself equal to the emergency. She lives in Steubenville, 0., is prettß and modest, but is as independent as any young woman reared west of the Atlantic. She was to visit Windsor with a party of friends last week, but something Occurred to pre vent her leaving London with them, and it was arranged that she should join them at Windsor. She had picked her way alone about London considerably, and she apprehended no difficulty m hor trip to Windsor. As luck would have it, however, the cabby who took her to the station proved ugly, and disputed the fare she offered him. She knew he was demanding too much, and her independent spirit refused to be imposed upon. He jumped down from his cab, however, and affairs assumed such a threat ening aspect that she repented having ques tioned his demand, and was on the point of yielding when an elderly Englishman who looked like a gentleman came to her rescue. She told him where she had come from and what she had given to the driver. The fel low didn’t wait for the new-comer’s decision, hut- skulked back onto his seat and was (h iving from the station while yet the girl was telling her story. Her protector stayed by her, and, learn ing that she was going to Windsor, told her he was bound for the same place, and offer ed to book her and to secure her a scat. She gratefully accepted his services, and it wasn't until he refused her money in payment for her fare that it dawned upon her that she might be called upon to protect herself against hor protector. She insisted upon his takinn her money, and when she found that he had chosen an empty carriage for them to occupy, she tried to make a change, hut her row with the cabman had caused a deiay, and she barely had time step into the compartment before the train was in mo tion. Her companion's manner, however, to her great satisfaction, remained within the bounds of formal politeness, and to hor intense relief a third passenger at the next station entered the carriage. But within a half a hour the other passenger alighted, and my friend’s new-found companion again entered into conversation with her. The remembrance of his service to her in rid ding her of the obnoxious cabby induced her to treat him civilly, and she therefore ausweredhis questions politely and even branched out into general conversation. He made several efforts to turu from gen eralities to personalities, and she experienced great difficulty in keeping him ata distance without actually declaring war. But he was evidently inpreguable to hints and finally ho edged up to her, and, in an insin uating voice said: •‘My dear, I wish very much we could re new our acquaintance in London. May I not call on you to-morrow;” She paused a moment, considering how to answer him; folding her hands in her lap. she assumed a demure look, then in clining slightly toward him she advanced her face toward his ear as if to whisper an important secret and said in a low tone, dwelling impressively on each word: “I gness it will snow to-morrow.” I don’t know if the Englishman were up sufficiently in American slang to interpret the exact meaning of the young woman’s words; but she had said enough to accom plish her object, for he retired into his corner and made not another remark until the train rolled into the Windsor sta- tion. From Faris eomos story of another fair American, who succeeded, in a some what similar way, in ridding herseif of a petty persecutor. She is a daily attendant at one of the ateliers otf the grand boule vards. Her lodgings are some distance up the Champs Elysees but being abundantly able to protect herself, she calls upon no one to escort h * to and from her work, and often prefers to do the journey on foot rather than to take one of the omnibuses going in her direction. After a while, how ever. she became conscious that a certain young man, always at the same spot, over took her and dogged her footsteps until she leached the door of her apartments. She knew enough of Paris customs not to blame the young man individually very much, as she is aware that somehow the whole race is imbued with the idea that one of its chief duties, as tiie superior half of bumonity, is to be polite nnd gallant to every unprotected female; and small experience has convinced her of the truly grand way in which every Frenchman tries to do his duty. But in this particular case she decided that the young mail’s good intuitions must be discouraged. Especially when after a few days of sileut following he attempt ed to ad dress her, she made up her mind that stringent measures must bo used. Her aunt, a big-boned duenna of the strong New England type, was informed of the condition of alfairs, and was made ae <pninted with her niece’s proposed tac tics. The day after their council of war the young woman was overtaken as usual by l'i admirer. He again, whispered soft words in her eai. and, as she seemed to smile somewhat favorably on him, he kindiy and hospitably invited her to breakfast. She expressed diffidence at accepting hospi tality from an utter stranger and objected that breakfast wan awaiting her ut her own apartment. She, however, presumed that enough would be served for two, and if monsieur would excuse wtiat defects there might he she would be very glad of his company during her solitary meal. Tlio J’oung man jumped with eagerness at her proposition,and walked gayi.y by her side, whatever apprehension the young girl may have had as to the risk of failure was not apparent in h -r manner, and she succeeded in confining the talk to pleasant generali ties, until her apartment was reached. There the young man received the iirst check when the door was thrown open and dis closed the sizable proportions of the stern duenna. He hail, however, gone too tar to turn back, and he allowed himself to be Ushered inside, and the door to he closed oil him. Tiie aunt and the niece were too well sehoolied in the rules of politeness to carry on their conversation before the Frenchman iu anything but French, so he was able to understand every word they said. “My aunt,” explained t(ie young woman to her duenna,‘‘this poor fellow is hungry, and I told him 1 thought we could find him some thing to eat.” “Ob, certainly,”answered thekindheartrd Runt. “I ho e wo iee 1 never refuse the dernu nds of the needy. Mario,” she called out to the trim maid, who immediately np lieored, “take this mao. to the kitchen and tell the cook to give him somo bread and meat.” The unhappy Frenchman, in spite of his protests aua expostulation i, was shown through the door into the kitchen, whence m‘ aide to osenjie by the servants’ stair way. The young American girl has since Stan or heard nothing from her harmless but annoying persecutor. “Now. Oen'ral, you’ro posted; come, give us . yortr views. In a brush at the front what's the powder to user *■ winked at a star as he puffed his cigar, i’" l slowly replied, "In a orun'i at thr front 1 never use powder, but—SOZODONT. DAUGHTER OF A QUEEN. Her Strange, Romantic Story and Her Striking Resemblance to Her Royal Mother. From the New York Star. In an aristocratic looking mansion situ ated on a quiet thoroughfare of this city lives a woman who is about to give to the world a story, fascinating in its unparalleled audacity aud powerful in its.appeal to hu man interest from the startling character of the claims it advances. It is a story of the writer’s life, aud the events to which it related, could they be stamped with the seal of genuineness, would shake to its founda tions the throne of one of the most powerful monarchies which has existed in the world’s history. To her few neighbors and chance ac quaintances this mysterious woman is known as plain Mrs. Caroline Louise Kent. She is beyond the meridian of life, but proud in her carriage and bearing. Her voice is musical and of a rich Parisian flavor. She is rather below the medium height with a tendency to corpulency. Her large blue eyes lighten up a countenance that is of it self a revelation. Whatever she may be to the world, to herself at least this woman is So phia-Adelaide, the first born of Britain’s reigning queen by her marriage with Prince Albert Edward, of Germany. The extraordinary story rests upon a Pina fore foundation. In brief it is alleged that prior to his marriagewith Queen Victoria Prince Albert had contracted a morganatic alliance with the Countess Rouss, a noble German lady. When his marriage with England’s young queen was consummated his overweening affection for his first love caused him to regard too lightly his mar marriage vows and still pay a measure of secret homoge to the fair Couutess. On Nov. 8, 1810. the Queen was delivered of a daughter, whom the wot Id knows now as Sophia-Adelaide, Crown Princess of Prussia. Twelve davs after a female child was born to the Couutess Reuss. In anticipation of such au event and the over-pow >ring scan dal which would result from its publicity. Prince Albert had previously provided the Countess with a legal husband in the person of Count de Lundi, who agreed to preserve the honor of his royal patron at the cost of his own humiliation. Goaded to desperation by the conscious ness of her shame the Countess suinmoued Prince Albert and demanded, on pain of exposure, that her own offspring be sub stituted for that of the wife regnant. She was inexorable to protestations, threats and entreaties, and by the purchased connivance of the royal nurse and various other mem bers of the Queen’s household the hazardous plot was carried out successfully. The se cret was known to only a select few and was not revealed to tho present “claimant - ’ until she was 17 years old. One of the few who were cognizant of the remarkable circum stances was the late King Maximilian, who is alleged to have thoroughly investigated the affair and authenticated it over his own signature. That document is said to exist to-day in the Vatican at Rome, where it was lodged for safe-keeping in 1853. \ arious attempts have been made by parties of in terest to get at it. A reporter was granted au audience by the alleged original and only genuine So phia-Adelaide at her home last night. Bv ner courtesy aud that of her publishers the St ar is able to present an epitome of the whole of her interesting story. In the political disturbances in 1848 which evolved a French republic from the de spised monarchy of Louis Phillipe, the child was taken to England for a short time. Tho immediate cause of her journey was the as sassination of the old Count Lundi, which by many of her old friends was supposed to have been a biow at her. From England she was taken to the con vent of Nymphenburg at Munich, where she was frequently visited by the Prince and by King Maximilian of Bavaria and his son, the late mad King, Ludwig. Her childhood, she claims, was spent largely in the company of this young Prince, who remained her friend to the time of his death. Back to Paris and thence to England the girl spent some delightful days shut up with Prince Albert in one of his country seats, but for some unknown reason was suddenly informed that it would be necces sary for her to make a voyage. Just before parting with her, the Prince, with a pre sentiment of final leave-taking, startled her by claiming her as his daughter. Count Lundi took her to the Isle of Bour bon m the Indian ocean, and thence to Quito, in Ecuador. Their next point was New Orleans, then up to Hampton, Va., and back to New Orleans again. To escape the cholera, which had broken out in toe Crescent < 'ity,they lied to Dayton,O. Shortly after their arrival Count Lundi was stricken with the plague, aud, on his deathbed, dii elosed to her the full story of her antece dents She claims that the revelation was made ir. the presence and hearing of Dr. Bradbeck, and Father Hahn, or Hahneman, of Dayton, who took great interest in her subsequent career. In order that she might inherit his estate and have the protection of his name, the dying count insisted upon a marriage, which was performed by Father Hahn. A few hours afterwards she was a widow. In a few days after this event a frithful friend and attendant, Lady Camp bell, also died, and in her grief she made a rash attempt to terminate her own ex istence by taking poison. This was in 1857. During all these years Sophia-Adelaide maintained communication with Prince Al bert, and received a large jieusion. The Prince died in 1861. In 186!)she returned to France and trav eled over Europe for ten years, where she says her history was an open secret iu many aristocratic households. Her pension sud denly ceased iu 1876. “Then for a time I was in imminent peril." she said to the reporter, “until dear old John Brown came to my rescue. He vis ited me personally in Paris and many times; eat his trusted friend, Mr. Spenser, tome with money and messages of cheer. He knew my secret, knew how foully I had been treated, and warmly sympathized with me. “He promised to intercede for me with the Queen herself, and I hear that he did so. Once when she, my mother, was ill, John Brown secretly sent for me and I spent a night m the Windsor Castle. It was a night of supreme torture, between hope and fear. In the morning the Queeir was better, aud I was not permitted to see her. “John Brown remained my true and trust ed friend up to the time of his death, which was >i Cf .shins blow to me.” “Was ne the first to inform her majesty of the deception, which had been practiced up on her?” the reporter asked. “No, I have proof of the fact that my father. Prince Albert, himself told her of the circumstances shortly before he died.” “Have you any documents in support of your claims f” “I have many letters from prominent per sonages, most of them ill Paris, where I lived until four mouths ago. They are in the hands of friends who have been aiding mo in my silent work for justice. I havo some here also—producing a package and a large letter book—l have a letter from John Brown in this book.” An Experiment with a Guillotined Head. From Science. The superstition that human beings should with their heads to the north is believed by the French to have for its lou iiiui.ou a scientific fact. They affirm that each human system is in itself an elec tric battery, the head I icing one of the elec trodes. the feet the other. Their proof was discovered from exp laments which the Academy of Sciences was allowed to make on the body of a man who was guillotined. This was taken the moment it fell and placced upon a pivot free to move as it might. The head part, after a little vacil lation, turned to the north, anil the bo tv then remained stationary. It was turned half wav round bv one of the professors and again the head end of the trunk moved slowly to the cardinal point due north, toe same results n ing repeated until the haul cessation of organic movement, TIIE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY. OCTOBER 6, 1887. CUTICURA REMEDIES. SCRATCHED 28 YEARS. A Scaly, .Itching, Skin Disease with Endless Suffering Cured hy Cuticura Remedies. IF I had known of the CcTicriu Remkdies twenty-eight years ago it would have saved me 8200 (two hundred dollars) and an immense amount of suffering. My disease (Psoriasis! com menced on my head in a spot not larger than a cent. It spread rapidly nil over my body and got under my nails. The scales Would drop off of me all the time, and my suffering was end less, and without relief. One thousand dollars would not tempt me to have this disease over again. lam a poor man, but feel rich to be re lieve*! of what some of the doctors silut was leprosy, some ring worm, tisoria.sis, etc. f took and Sarsapanlms over one year and a half, but no cure. I went to two or three doc tors and no cure. I cannot praise the Cvticvha Remedies too much. They nave made my skin as clear and free from scales as a baby's. All I used of them was three boxes of Cuticcra, and three bottles of Cuticura Resolvent, and two cakes of Cuticcra So " If you had been here and said you w< uld have cine 1 me for 8200 you would have had the money. 1 looked like the picture in your oooa <>. Psorivsi; (Picture num ber two “How to Cure Skin Dise es ’), but now I am as clear as any person ever w Through force of mbit I nib my hands over nv anus aud legs to scratch once in awnile, bu to no purpose. I am all well. 1 scrap:.., u tw nty eigut years, and it got to be a kind o second nature to me. I thank you a thousand times. Anything more that you want to know write me. or anyone who reads this may write to me and 1 wifi answer. DENNIS DOWNING. Waterbury, Vt., Jan. Shth, 1887. Psoriasis. Eczema, Tetter. Ringworm, Lichen, Pruritus, Scull Head. Milk Crust. Dandruff, Bar bers', Bakers', Grocers' and Washerwoman's Itch, ami every species of Itching. Burning, Scaly. Pimply Human of the Skin and Scalp and Blood, w ith Loss of Hair, are positively cured by Cuticura, the great Skin Cure, anil Cuticura Soap, an exquisite Skin Benutifler, externally. and Cuticura Resolvent, the new Blood Purifier, internally, when physicians and all other remedies fail. Sold everywhere. 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We respectfully ask the public to pay us a visit, whethei they wish to purchase or not, and we will take pleasure in proving to them that we have not exaggerat J d. i *r v David Weisbein. MILLINERY. Iv ROTj S IvOEE’S Optiig rf lb fall Season 1881. However attractive and immense our previous season’s stock in Millinery has been, this season we excel all our previous selections. Every manufacturer and importer oi note in the markets of the world is represented in the array, and display of Millinery goods We are showing Hats in the finest Hatter’s Plush, Beaver, Felt, Straw and Fancy Combinations. Ribbons in Glacee, of all the novel shades. Fancy Birds and Wings, Velvets and Plushes of our own im portation, and we now oiler you the advantages of our im mense stock. We continue the retail sale on our first floor at wholesale prices. We also continue to sell our Celebrated XXX Ribbons at previous prices. TO-DAY, 500 dozen Felt Hats, in all the new shapes and colors, at 35 cents. S. KROUSKOFFS MAMMOTH MILLINERY HOUSE, BROUGHTON ST. CLOTHING. UsTRT'W" EIPidVL. MENKEN & ABRAHAMS, 158 BROUGHTON STREET, HAVE NOW A COMPLETE STOCK OF Men’s Fine Clothing, Youths’ Fine Clothing, Boys’ Fine Clothing, Hats and Furnishing Goods, LATEST STYLES AND BEST QUALITY. In our CUSTOM MADE DEPARTMENT Suits made to order on short notice. PARTIE4 IN THE COUNTRY sending orders can have same expressed C. 0. D., free of charge, with privilege of returning If not suited. MENKEN & ABRAHAMS, 138 BROUGHTON B’A'KRHffiT. NEW YORK OFFICE. 0 BROADWAY. OFFICIAL. ----- ORDINANCE Ordinance read the til* t time March 2ft, IW, read * second time April 6, 18*7, and laid on the table; read a third time Sept. 21, 16*7. and passed: An >rdinance to provide for the t>r. ving. grading and otherwise improving of Con street between the east side of West Broad sin et ami the west side of Drayton street, in the city of Savannah, and for the assessment on the property fronting on said Congress street between said east sine of West Broad street and west side of Drayton street of two-thirds of the cost thereof. Whereas. The persons owning more than ono-half of the real estate in the city of Savan nah fronting on Congress street, between the east side of West Broad street and the west side of Drayton street, in said city, have petitioned the Mayor and Aldermen of tin* city of Savan nah to pave, grade and otherwise improve said portion of Congress street; and Whereas, Tne petition of said parties has been approved by a two thirds vote of tne said, the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Savan nah, ni a regular meeting of Council, now, therefore, the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Savannah in Council assembled do hereby ordaiu: Section 1. That the Committee on Streets and Lanes l>e and it is hereby authorized to have Congres- street, between the east side of West Broad and the west side of Drayton street the en tile width of said between the curb st nes, graded and paved with sheet asphalt, and have proper side drains, cross drains aud crossings pluoed on said street between the poiuts ns mod, and to place new curbs and curbings between said points. Sec. 2. That the City and Submban Railway Company is hereby required to pave between the tracks of its rood and for three feet on each side thereof where its track crosses Congress street, as the paving to be done on said street by the Committee on Streets and Lanes progresses, and with the same material, and should said railroad fail to commence said work and carry the same forward, the same shall In* done for said company by said Committee on Streets and anes, and the cost thereof, if not paid when a dll for the same is presented, collected by exe ution, levy and sale of the said prop riy of the said company, ns provided by law and ordi nance in the case of abut t ing 'property owners. Beo. ft. After the total cost of said works shall have been ascertained, exclusive of any work done for said street railroad company, one third of such cost shall be paid out of the City Treasury, and the other two thirds by the per sons owning real estate fronting on said Con gress street between the east, side, of West Broad street and the west side of Drayton treet; that is to say, one third t hereof by the iwnerson each side of said street, at the date •f the passage of this ordinance, according to 'rentage. And the pro rata amount of the cost f said work is hereby assessed against said real estate and its owners as aforesaid. And if such assessment is not mid within ton lays after presentation or a hill for he same the amount of such bill shall be furnished by the Committee n Streets and Lanes to the City Treasurer, vbo shall immediately issue an execution for he amount against the person and property iforeoaid, and place the same In the hands of he Marshal, who shall levy the same on the property described in the execution, and if ter advertisement and other proceedings as in cases of sales for city taxes, shall sell such Property) at the time, place, and in the manner irovided by law for city tax wiles) at, public •utery to tie* highest bidder, ami such sale shall est an absolute title in the purchaser, and the .mount of the execution and cost shall go int-o he City Treasury, and the remainder paid to he owner or be held subject to such owner's rder. Sec. 4.—A1l ordinances and parts of ordi lauces conflicting with the above are hereby re >ealed. Ordinance passed in Council . i>t . 21st, 1887, RUFUS E LESTER, Mayor. Attest: Frank K. Rebake:t, Clerk of Council. ORDINANCE. AN ordinance concerning appointments to the police force of the city of Savannah, the pen sioning of disabled members t Hereof, and for other purposes connected with the said police force. Section 1. Be it ordaine l by the Mayor and vldermen of the city of Savannah in Council issembled, That no person shall ever lie up minted or re-appointed to membership in the •>olice force of tne city of Savannah, or continue ohold membership therein, who is not a citizen >f the United Stales an a resident of the State f Georgia for at least one year next preceding iis appointment, or who has been convicted or crime m this State or elsewnere, or who cannot read and write understaudingly in the English language. Sec. 2. That no person shall be appointed a iioliceinan of the said city who shall lie at the late of* such appointment over thirty-flve (85) rears of age. Sec. 3. That any member of the said police orce who has or shall have performed duty herein for a continuous period of thirty years •r upwards shall, upon the certificate of the burgeon of Police, concurred iu by Council, that such member is permanently disabled, physu> illy or mentally, so as to be unlit for duty, be placed on the retired roll, and shall receive an annual pension from the treasury of the city of Savannah during his lifetime or a suiu of not less than one half of the f nil salary or compeusa iou of such mem tiers so retired. Sec. 4. That any member of the said police force who has or shall have performed duty therein for a continuous period of twenty years w upwards sod Isas than thirty year* shall, ipon the certificate of the Surgeon of Police, concurred iu by Council, that such member is permanently disabled, physically or mentally, so as to be unfit for duty, ** placed on the re ired roll, and shall receive an annual pension during his lifetime of a siun not less than one third of the full salary or compensation of such member so retired. Sec. 5. That in determining the term of ser v ice of any member of said police force no ser vice rendered prior to the organization of the present police force on the first clay of Novem ber, 1865, shall lie counted. Sec. 6. That every member of said police (orce who dies in service from natural causes, >hall le buried at the expense, not to ex ceed fifty (SSO 00) dollars, of the said city of Sa vannah. and the dependent family of suchraetn tier shall receive his monthly salary for three months after his death. Every mem ber of said force who is killed while in the discharge of his duty, or lies from the effects of wounds received in the discharge of his duty, sh ill be buried at the ex l>enae, not to exceed fifty dollars, of the said city, and the dependent family of such member shall receive his monthly salary for six months after his death. Sec. 7. Any member of said Police Force who may lie permanently disabled by reason of wounds received in the d.sc iurgeor his duty,and thereby made unable to earn a support, may lie placed on the retired list on one-haifpay. Sec. 8. That all ordinances, and parts of ordi nances in conflict w ith this ordinance are hereby repealed. Ordinance passed in Council Sept. 21st. 1887. RUFUS E. LESTER, Mayor. Attest: Frank E. Rebaker, Clerk of Council. ORDINANCE. An ordinance to regulate signs in the city of Savannah. Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Savannah in Couucil as sembled. That from and after the passage of inis ordinance it shall be lawful to erect or put up signs in the city of Savannah upon iron or wooden poets, provided suctTposts are securely and safely placed immediately within the curb ing of the sidewalk, and in front of the place of business of the person or ixjrsons using tne same, that such |osts, if made of iron, shall be not less than two nor more than ten inches iu diameter, and if of wood, not less than four nor more than ten inches in diameter, that such signs shall be at least eight feet above the pavement or sidewalk and shall not be exceed ing four feet in width and five in height; and, provided further, that said signs shall lie securely and safely fastened to the said posts, and that the erection of the said signs and post* shall le under the direction and supervision of the City Surveyor. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, That it shall also Ik? lawful from and after the passage of this ordinance to suspend signs from the sides of buildings in the city of Savannah, provided such signs are securely and safely fastened to the sides of said buildings, at the place of busi ness of the person or persons using the same, an* at least eight feet above the sidewalk, and do not overhang said sidewalk exceeding three feet, and provid ed, also, that sai 1 signs shall be put up under the direction and supervision of tne City Bur v eyor. Bec. 3. Be it further ordained, That from and after the passage of this ordinance it shall not be lawful to erect or put up toy sign in the city of Savannah, save iu full auu strict con formity w’itb ail the provisions of the precediug section of this ordinance. Sec. 4 Be it further ordained. That all posts erected at the time of the passage of thin ordi nance, sustaining signs, if said post* are not im mediately with] i the curbing, shall within thirty days from the i>assago ol this ordinance, be securely and safely plaeed Immediately within the said curbing: and all sins which, at the time of the f miss age of this ordinance, are lower than eight feet, or are on awmng frames shall within thirty days from tlie ponsuge of this ordinance be securely and safely placed at least eight feet above tiesi le .val eor street, and Iw removed from said awning frames. Sec. 5 Be it further ordained. That it shall not. be lawful tp erect or put up In the efiy of Savannah, or to continue er *cted. or to have or use, auy sign that is unsure or dangerous to life, limb, person or property, no matter how I said sign may have been originally constructed |or erected, dio hi any sign now erected, or which may neveauer be erected, be or become OFFICIAL. unsafe or dangerous, within the meaning of till section, toe person or persons owning or using *.!<•■> signs shall Ik* n tided of this fact by the t 'ity M irshal.and it shall thereupon become the duty of s ich person or persons to forth with make the saia sign secure and safe, or to remove the same. Sk< i>. Beit further ordained. That should any sign Ik* aba ioued or disused the same may be removed at the discretion and upon the direction of the Committe on Streets and Lanes, ami at the expense of the person or per sons so abandoning or last using the said sign. Sfcr. 7. Be it further ordained, That any per son violating the provisions of the preceding sections, or any of said provisions, shall, ui>oii conviction before the Police Court of the city of Savannah, Ik* line 1 by the said court in a sum not excelling fifty dollars and in addition to this the sign found to be in violation of this ordi nance, or of any part thereof, shall be removed by the City Marshal at the expense of the said person so convicted, which removal shall l>o directed and required in the judgment of said court convicting the partv accused. Sec. 8. Be it further ordained, That, the city of Savannah reserves full and entire police control over all signs erected, or which may be erected, their location, use and continuance, in so far t hat no vested right shall accrue to any person or persons because of the erection of said signs, as against the said citv of Savannah, touching the said signs or any matter or thing connected therewith. Sec. 9. Be it further ordained That so much of the ordinance approved April 24, 1872 (to l>e found oti pages 104 and 165 of Rebarer's Digest of citv ordinances as relates to signs, and sec tion tour of the ordinance approved March 12, 1873 -to lie found on pages 18 and 19 of Rehar er's Digest), which said section four also relates to signs and all ordinances and parts of ordi nances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed. Ordinance passed in Council Sept. 21, 1887. RUFUS E. LESTER, Mayor. Attest: Frank E. Kerarek, Clerk of Council. ORDINANCE. An ordinance to provide for the paving, grad ing and otherwise improving Bull street, from the south side of State street to the south side of Congress street. In the city of Savannah, and for the assessment on the property front ing on said Bull street, between the south side of State street, and the south side of Congress street, of two-thirds of the cost thereof. Whereas, The persons owning more than one half <r the real estate in tne city of Savannah, fronting on Bull street, between the south side of State street and the south side of Oongro** street, in said city, have petitioned the Mayor aud Aldermen of the city of Savannah., by pe tition filed May 18th, 1887, to pave, grade and otherwise improve said portion of Bull street, aud Whereas the petition of the said parties ha* been approved by a two-thirds vote of the said the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Savan uah at a regular meeting of Council. Now. therefore the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Savannah, iu Council assembled, do hereby ordain Section 1. That the Committee on Streets and Lartes he aud it is hereby authorized and di rected to have Bull street from the, south side of State street to t lie south side of Congress street —the entire width of the street between the curb st<nes, grade-1 and paved with sheet asphalt, and have prop* r side drains, cross drains and crossings placed in said street between the points named, and also to place such new curb* aud curbing bet ween said points as may be in the judgment of said committee proper and ad visable. Skc. 2. After the total cost of said work shall have been ascertained, one-third of such cost shall be paid out of the city treasury, and the other two-thirds by the persons owning real estate fronting/ on said Bull street, from the south side of Slate street to the south side Con gress street; that is to say, one-third thereof from the owners on each si le of said street at tin* date of the passage of this ordinance, ac cording to the frontage, and the pro rata amount of tin* cost of said work is hereby assessed against such real estate and its owners as afore said ; and if such assessment is not jiaid within ten days after presentation of a bill for the same, tne amount of such bill shall be furnished by the Committee on Stic is and Lanes to the City Treasurer, who shall im Mediately issue execution for the amount against the person and property as aforesaid, and place the same in the hands of the Marshal, who shall levy the same on the property described in the execution, and after advertisement and other proceedings as in case* of sales for city taxes, ft uall sell such property (at the time, place and in the manner provided by law* for city tax sales* at puohc outcry to the 1 11 - r ii<■ -1 bidder, and *Uch tale* shay vest an ab solute title in the Durcdaser; and the amount of the execution and cost* shall go into t.ie City Treasury and the remainder be paid to the owner or held subject to such owners order. Sec. 3. All ordinances and parts of ordinance* conflicting with this ordi auee are hereby re pealed. Ordinance passed in Council Sept. 21 1887. RUFUS E. LESTER, Mayor. Attest: Frank E. Rebarer, Clerk of Council. ORDINANCE. An Ordinance concerning the width of the sidewalk on Congress street, between Drayton and West Broad street*. Section 1. B* it ordained by the Mayor and Aldermen of the ty of Savannah, in Council assembled. That the sidewalk on the south side of Congress street, in the city of Savannan, t*- tween Drayton and West Broad streets,is hereby required to be of the umf rm width of eight feet and six inches, and on the north side of said Congress street, betwe i Bull and West Broad streets, of the uniform width of seven feet and six inches. Sec. 2. That it the owner or owners of any property on eitner si le of tie* said Congress st reet, between Drayton and West Broad street, shall fail to make tne sidewalk in front of the property of such owner or owners of the width Herein required, the city shall proceed to do so, after the lapse of thirty days from the time or notice of the requirement of this ordinance given to such owner or owners, -which notice shall 1h given by ihe Marsha) of said city. Sec. 3. That in the event the city shall pro ceed to do the work as provided in the preced ing section, said work shall be done at the ex pense ami cost of such owner or owners, in the event a bill therefore shall remain unpaid ten days after its presentation to such owner or owners, then said bill for said cost and expenses shall be turned over to the City Treasurer, who shall Issue an execution for its collection, .o gether with ali costs, against said owner or owners and the abutting property, which execu tion shall be levied and made iu the manner pointed out by law for the levy and making of the tax executions issued for taxes due the city of Savannah. Sec. 4. That all ordinances and parts of or dinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed. Ordinance passed in Council Sept. 7, 1887. RUFUS E. LESTER, Mayor. Attest: Frank E. Rebarer, Clerk of Council, QUARANTINE NOTICE. Office Health Officer, ) Savannah, Ga., Aug. 29, 1887. f From and after this date, the city ordinance which specifies the Quarantine requirements to be observed at the port of Savannah, Ga., will be most rigidly eniorced. Merchants and all other parties interested will be supplied with printed copies of the Quar antine (irdinance upon application to offline of Healt h Officer, aud are requested to keep copy of this publication. From and alter this date and until further no tice all steamships and vessels from or having touched at houfcn America, Central America, Mexico, tne Test Indies. Italy,Sicily,Malta, Mar Bribes and the Guinea coast of Africa, direct, or via American ports, will be subj cted to Quaran tine detention and be treated os from infected or suspected ports or localities, viz.: Section 9, Quarantine Regulations. Captains of such vessels will have to remain at the Quarantine Station until their vessels are relieved. All steamers and vessels from foreign port* not included above, direct or via American ports, whether seeking, chartered or otherwise, will Ik* required to remain in quarantine until boarded and paused by the Quarantine Officer. Neither the captains nor anyone on board of much vessels will be allowed to come to the city or Land until the vessels are inspected and ! passed by the Quarantine Officer. As ports or localities not herein enumerated are reported unhealthy i the Sanitary Authori ties, Quarantine restriction* against same will Ik* enforced without further publication. The quarantine regulation requiring the flying of th< Quarantine flag on ve <el& subjected to detention or inspei lion wi l be rigidly enforced . Notice is hereby given that the Quarantine Officer is instructed not to deliver letters to ves sels which are not subjected to Quarantine de tention, unless the name of consignee aud st ite ! meet that the vessel is ordered to some other port appears ujion the face of the envelop*. This order is made necessary iu consequence of the enormous bulk of drumming letters sent to the station for vessels which are to arrive. Ship chandlers are inform and that provisions | in large q lautity cannot be received at the Quarantine .Station, unless for vessels ordered from this port, and it must then be sent down by the tug boat at the time when vessel is to be towed to sea. J. T. McFAKLAND, M. !>., Health Oilicer. POTATOES. POTATOES. 1 BARRELS POTATOES just received I and tor sale low by C. M- 5