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THE CITY'S LOUD PROTEST
AGAINST THE BAPKACKS SITE FOE
A POST OFFICE.
Resolutions Adopted by the Citizens'
Meeting- Condemning the Location
A Conference with Treasury Authori
ties Asked For- Representative Nor
The opposition to locating the public
building ori the Ug!ethor;>e Barracks site
culminated yesterday in a vigorous protest,
by a citizens’ meeting, iu which almost the
entire business interests of the city were
The meeting was held at the Exchange
Long Room, and was called by Acting
Mayor Schwarz, at the request of the Cot
ton Exchange, for the purpose of obtaining
an expression of public opinion in reference
to the site which the government has
Upon motion of Mr. H. M. Comer Acting
Mayor Schwarz was made chairman. Mr.
C. F. Rossignol was elected Secretary.
President Flannery, of the Cotton Ex
change, offered the following resolutions
and moved their adoption:
OPPOSED TO THE BARRACKS*
Wber* is, It is currently rp|irted that the
general government has purchased, or is about
to purchase, all or jar! or the Oglethorpe Bar
racks property, for n site for a public building
in wtnch "ill lie located the post offle •: and,
Whfhlas, The said location is so far removed
from the business centre, that serious incon
venience delay and probable loss will result to
the n.errbanfs of tin* city; and.
Whf.rxas, it, is confidently believed, that a i
I cation, suitable for all purposes to which the
public bundling will be applied, can be wuredat
or near the centre of the business portion of the
city, that is to say, north of South Broad and
between Abereoru and Barnard streets; there
fore, bo it
Reunited. That tbe citizens of Savannah, in
public meeting ass* tabled, do protest against,
tbe selection nt the Oglethorp" Barracks prop
erty or anj- other property south of South Broad
street for the sit* for the public building, which
is to contain th* post otlti . for the reasons as ;
signed in tbe foreg i"g preamble, and that the i
Mayor of the city of Savanna: is* requested to
convey to the honorable ti e Secretary of the
Treasury of ttie I.'uited Slat**, this protest,
Rcoomjianied b\ a reques. that an agent of tbe
Treasury Department ill- designated to confer
with the municipal authorities and trade organ
izations of the city of Savannah before deter
mining the location for the public building site.
Mr. W. B. Brill well communicated the ae
t ion of the Boar * of Trade Directors at their
meeting yestema. morning, in which they
urged the adoption of a vigorous protest
against the selection of the proposed site.
Mr. J. G. Heyward seconded the resolu
tions offered by Cap* Flannery. Before
they were v *. xi upon Capt. D. G. Burse of
fered a substitute, as follows:
A PUFF FOR MR. NORWOOD.
Re itoltwf. That tbe thanks of this meeting
are due to Hon Thomas M. Norwood, member
of Congress from this district,for his persistent
efforts m securing an appropriation for a public
budding in this city, and that while, as in
dividual citizens, w may not agree that the
Oglethorpe Barracks property is the very liest
site that could be chosen upon which to erect,
yet recognizing the honesty of purpose that has
characterized the efforts of the United Mates
Treasury officials to obtain other sites in which
t hey have been balked at every step. we. t here
fore, as a body of citizens, concur in the selec
tion of the site as maue, and urge that the
work on the building be now pressed forward to
completion at as early a flay as possible.
The resolution was seconded by Capt.
Capt. Flannery vigorously opposed its
adoption. While willing to accord Mr. Nor
wood due praise for his efforts in securing
the appropriation, he was unwilling to
indorse his recommendation of a site.
WENT IT OX HIS OWN HOOK.
“1 consider that Mr. Norwood has been
derelict in his duty. He has ignored the
interests of h.. constituents by failing to
consult their views and wishes. Upon his
recommendation the government has se
lected a site unsuited to
the purposes for which it in to
Is* used. He has ignored the
municipal authorities and trade organiza
tions. anti their interests are certainly
worthy of consideration, and has recom
mended a location which almost the entire
business interests of the city are opposed
A MOVE TO ADJOURN.
Capt. Purse, without replying directly to
Capt. Flannery, opposed any further dis
cussion, and moved an adjournment. The
meeting, he said, had been called not only
upon too short notice, but at an unseason
able hour for the discussion of so important
n question, in which so large a number of
people is interested. He did not consider it
a seemly thing to allow any trade organi
zation, Cotton Exchange or Board of Trade
to lead the public into a tight against the
United States Treasury Department. This
meeting, be said, has been called to
oppose what has already been done. The
selection of the site is an accomplished fact,
and by the adoption of the resolutions
which have been offered we are getting tip
ourselves in opposition to the Treasury of
the United States. Secretary Fairchild is
to-day examining the titles to the 1 (arracks
THE GOVERNMENT RESPONSIBLE.
(’apt. Purse went on to say that the site
was not hastily selected. The government
bad thirty and *y in which to decide. It was
not urged to an immediate decision. Now,
be added, is no time to discuss whether
the site is a suitable one. If there is
any opposition to the location let the citi
zens of Savannah, not the business men of
Bay street, Congress street and Broughton
street alone, but the mechanics, tbe tailor
ing people, who are unable to quit their
work at midday and who have an equal
right to be beard, tie given opportunity of
expressing their views. Capt. Purse then
turned his attention to the improvement of
the river and harbor, which he regarded of
far greater importance than quibbling over
tbe selection of a site for a post office. “Tbe
responsibility in this matter,” lie said, “rests
with the government. 1 had the property
to sell, the government wanted it, and I
AT SOME OTnKR TIME.
“If the citizens of Savannah desire to ad
vise tbe government .i the direction of its
affairs, and are not suited with the location
which has been settled ui>on, let it Is* done at
n time when every interest can be repre
sented.” Capt Burse then renewed Ids
motion to adjourn.
Before a vote was taken Capt Flannery
inquired how long since the barrack’s prop
erty was offered the government. It
was not more than eight or nine
days ago, he said, that a paper
was circulated among the owners
of the barracks authorizing Capt. Purse
to sell the pi-ojmrtv, but no mention was
made of the purpose to which it was to lie
put. He understood Capt. Purse to say that
l he government bad taken thirty days in
which to consider the offer of tho site.
“No,sir;” replied Capt. Purse, “I said that
the government was given thirty davsin
which to decide, but it took but jive.”
WILLING TO SELL TO ANYBODY.
Capt. Purse thought that Capt. Flannery
might to be th i last person to raise any
question as to us e to winch tho property is
tube put. inasmuch as he bad stated in a
meeting of tbe stockholders in the Barracks
Company that he was willing to dispose of
the property to anytwidy who wanted it for
875,000. The discussion was becoming ani
mated. and turned upon a private Inter
view whi-’h t*iok place between Capt. Burs**
•md Capt. _ Flannery in reference to
the latter's interest in the prop
erty, when the chairman ruled tho
discussion out of order. The chair said that
lie wanted it understood that the meeting
had been called for no one class. The Cotton
Exchange had assed him lo call a meeting
at. as early a day as practicable, and recog
nizing the necessity for immediate action, if
any was to be taken, he called it at once.
THE PUBLIC A RIGHT TO ITS VIEWS.
S. B. Adams, Esq., took a decided issuo
with Capt. Purse in reference to his position.
He saw no reason why the citizens should
not voice their opinion in regard to a mat
ter of so great interest to them as that now
before them, even though il might conflict
with the vi**ws of the Treasury Depart
ment. That he understood to lie the pur
pose of the meeting. Taking into con
sideration every interest, he believed the
post oflice should be near the busi
ness centre of the city. That centre,
he added, has changed very little in
the past 100 years. It is substantially
the same now that it was half, or three
quarters of a century ago. The business in
terests of the city are more deeply inter
ested than any one else in the location of the
BUSINESS INTERESTS AFFECTED.
It is the business men win use the post
office must. Of the mechanics and the labor
ing people, Mr. Adams said that he did not
believe one in a 1000 cared where the post
office is, for they depend altogether upon the
carriers’ delivery. The merchants, the busi
ness men, are the ones who are most deeply
interested, and it is their interests which
will lie affected. It would have
been eminently proper, he added, if
Mr. Norwood had consulted the interests of
the people before making his recommen
dation to the government. A vote was
then taken on Capt. Purse’s motion to ad
journ and it whs lost. The substitute reso
lution was also defeated, and the original
resolutions offered bv Capt. Flannery were
carried by a very nearly unanimous vote,
after which the meeting adjourned.
The substance of the resolutions, in the
form of a protest, w ith the request that a
special agent be designated to confer with
the trade organizations and city authorities,
was telegraphed to Secretary Fairchild
THROUGH THE CITY.
Items Gathered Here and There by the
Solomon’s Ixidge No. 1, F. A. M., meets
There were two arrests for drunkenness
and tw o tor disorderly conduct yesterday.
Officers Dunham aud Stegm found three
cows straying through Green square last
night and took them to the pound.
On account of the funeral of the late Mr.
Rowland, the customary- Thursday- after
noon meeting at the Independent Presby
terian Church w ill be omitted this week.
William Mobley, Floyd Manigold, Mon
roe Gordon, and Alex. Williams were found
asleep under the sheds on Gilbert's wharf,
“tbe tramps reading room,” as it is called,
and they were arrested as being suspicious
characters. When searched at the bar
racks a pistol was found on Gordon, and
tbe charge of carrying concealed weapons
was added to the other.
John Cavanaugh w-as found lying on the
street car track on Broughton street , in front
of the Marshall House, about 11 :30 o’clock
last night. He was removed to a room in
the hotel aud a physician was sent for.
When he was examined it was found that
he was suffering from tho combined effects
of too much whisky and a blow in ttie back
of the head, evidently struck with a billy.
His wound was dressed and he was sent
RIVER AND HARBOR NEWS.
Gleanings Among the Shipping and
Along the Wharves.
The German bark Elena is still ashore in
the river. Her cargo is being lightered.
Tho steamship Rossoug sailed yesterday
for Philadelphia whore she will” undergo
The Spanish steamship Pedro was cleared
yesterday by Messrs. Strachan & Cos., for
Hamburg, with 700 bales of upland cotton,
weighing 337,010 pounds, valued at $34,445,
and 4,000 barrels of rosin, weighing 1,853,
145 pounds, valued at $8,015 13. Total
valuation of cargo $12,100 13.
The steamship Johns Hopkins arrived
yesterday front Baltimore. The increased
business every fall and spring compels tiie
Merchants’ and Miners’ Transportation
Company to put on larger vessels so as to
liandle tile large amount of freight both to
and from Baltimore and this port, hence the
arrival of the Hopkins.
The work of discharging the British
steamship Resolute was resumed yesterday.
The bales of cotton had swollen to such a
size that the bands were all burst, and the
bales were mixed up so that the cotton had
to be gathered in baskets and brought up
out of the hold, which made tbe work of
discharging the vessel necessarily slow. It
is impossible to toll yet just exactly the
amount taken out.
City Surveyor J. B. Howard aud wife re
turned to the city from Baltimore on the
steamship Johns Hopkins yesterday. Mr.
Howard went to Baltimore over three
months ago on account of his health. He
has returned much improved. He will re
sume the duties of his office at once.
An item in the Morning News, a day or
two ago, in regard to changes at Savannah
quarantine station, inadvertently did Dr.
Brunner an injustice. That gentleman was
not in charge of the quarantine station, but
went there to attend Dr. Wegefarth, whom
he found very ill, and recommended that
he be relieved and someone sent to take his
place. Mr. Peter Finney was sent down by
Tiney Thompson’s Furniture Sold.
The household goods of Tiney B. Thomp
son were sold at his late residence, corner of
Charlton and Price streets, yesterday, by J.
McLaughlin & Son, auctioneers. The fur
niture consisted of everything that could
make a house comfortable and handsome,
and was in fine condition and almost new.
The house was crowded to overflowing with
people, nearly all of whom were ladies.
When the sale begun t here was a perfect
jam around the auctioneer, many
of the bidders only being able
to get the front of their bonnets in the door
ways. They had evidently come to buy, as
there were no hesitating bids, and many
were so anxious to get particular articles
that they bid against themselves. The
prices brought were well up to the worth of
the articles, and the auction must have re
alized a very handsome sunt. It was a sale
without reserve, which is probably the I test
evidence that Mr. Thompson's future home
will be in some far distant land.
Thrown From a Horse.
A little boy named Holland mounted a
pony yesterday afternoon in the neighbor
hood of the Telfair Academy. He had on
a pail' of spurs, and he touched the pony
wit, h them. The |smy made n leap, and
when lie did the boy clamped bis legs to
hold his seat and the spurs went into tho
sides of the horse and remainod there. The
pony plunged, and finally ran into the
fence that surrounds the academy and the
boy fell off. His ankle was hurt, lint Dr.
Whitehead, who run to his assistance, said
thal no Ismos were broken. The pony ran
off. but he was caught and brought back,
audit was found that he had cut himself
quite badly on the fence. The lad was
suffering considerably with his injured leg,
but he wanted to ride the pony home all the
same, and was very much disappointed
when he was not allowed to do so.
Only “Kid” Sums.
A mother in the suburbs started her
5-year-old sou to school on Monday. Kite
and her daughter had previously instructed
him in reading, spelling and arithmetic. On
the second day, on his return from school,
his sister asked him how he hail got along,
and if he had done any sums.
“Yes,” he said.
“What kind of sums were they? hard?”
asked his sister.
“Only kid sums,” he answered sneeringly.
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THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6. 1887.
YESTERDAY'S TWO FIRES.
Fox’s Furniture Establishment Dam
aged -Blaze In a Band Room.
A fire broke out in the furniture store of
Peter Fox, under Metropolitan Hall, about
5:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon, but there
was no very heavy loss.
A little negro boy named Ally Brown
worked in tbe store, and he went up into
the second story to light the w and sweep
out liefore going home. He dropped a
burning match, which fell into a bale of
“excelsior” and set fire to it. The
lad became frightened and ran down
stair and into Myers’ cigar store and asked
Mr. Myers to come with him; that the store
was on fire. Air. Myers rati up-stairs, but
by the time he reached the blaze the whole
bale of “excelsior’’ was burning. He saw at
once that nothing could be done without the
aid of the fire department. He sent a mes
senger, who turned in the alarm. The de
partment responded promptly and soon had
a stream playing upon the flames, which
were quickly extinguished.
in the second story Fox had a stock of
mattresses and second-hand furniture, and
on the fti-st floor he hail his new furniture.
A part of the stock on the upper floor was
damaged by fire, and the remainder, aud
that below, except, a little which was car
ried out, was damaged by water. Fox said
he valued his stock at S9OO and had S2OO in
surance ou it. The loss will be about half
the value of the stock. The building was
somewhat scorched, and it will need paint
ing in the room where the Are occurred, but
the damage otherwise was slight. Mr.
Myers’ stock of tobac* o was slightly dam
aged by smoke, but his loss will not bo
great, and it is covered by insurance.
The roof of a small one story house on
Taylor street, one door east of IVest Broad
street, caught tire between 3 and 4 o’clock
yesterday morning, and the fire department
was called out, and the fire was extinguished
before it gained much headway. One hun
dred dollars will cover the damage to the
property. The house was used as head
quarters for the Union Cornet Band.
CLEARING OUT THE JAIL.
The City Court’s Contribution to the
Two dozen negro men and boys sat
against the north wall of the City Court
room yesterday morning awaiting their
turns in the prisoners’ chair. The City
Court began the needed work of clearing
the jail, and the two dozen prisoners who
were on hand were candidates for positions
on the chain-gang. They were a sorry look
ing lot, and while they are no doubt well
fitted for the positions most of them will
occupy, they will not lend beauty to the
picturesque” group that is engaged in im
proving the county sanitation (Several of
them were tried and their fates sealed.
Morgan Roberts pleaded guilty to the
charge of carrying concealed weapons,
and was sentenced to pay a flue of $35,
or go to the chain gang for two mouths
Thomas Aiken was sentence,l to six
months in jail, with hard labor, and twelve
months on the chain gang for assaulting
Thomas M. Burke.
Henry Clayton was fined $25, or given
three months, for assault and battery on
John Robinson was sent to prison, with
labor for five months, for stealing a pair of
pants from Theodore Basch.
James Bond got $25 or two months for
carrying concealed weapon;.
Bucky Jackson was sentenced to impris
onment, with labor, for three months, for
assault and battery on A. W. Johnson.
John Henry, alias Grant, was sent to the
chain-gang lor six months for stealing, and
for an equal term for vagrancy. Grant is
one of the gang of sneak thieves who op
erated so extensively in the suburbs, steal
ing hums, flour, clothing and whatever they
Minnie Ward pleaded guilty to larceny
from the house and was sent to the chain
gang for ten months.
James Moore was charged with gambling
in his room. Officer ISpami testified
that lie was informed that there was gam
bling in Moore’s room, and he went there
and entered the room front the lane. Moore
was dealing skin game, but as soon as be
entered the house the lamp was blown out,
and some of the men got out of the window.
He saw money on tbo table, and saw them
playing cards when he entered. Julia John
son testified that she was in the house that
evening. She knew that Moore and the
others were only playing a game of seven
up, and they were not gambling for money.
James Moore said ho had lieen working all
the day of his arrest, but was sick and went
home to rest. Some of his friends came in
and wanted to play a game, and he joined
them, and while they were playing. Officer
Spann came in. They were not playing for
money. Officer Spann was recalled, aud he
swore positively that he saw money on the
table when he entered. Moore was sen
tenced to pay a tine of $lO and costs or
serve one month in prison.
A POLICEMAN’S PRIZE.
An Embryotic Pinkerton Obtains a
Clue and Follows it to the End.
At a very- early hour yesterday morning
two well-known mixologists and dispensers
of cocktails were in the Amide oyster aud
chop house discussing things In general
with the proprietor, when in rushed a well
known knight of the club with a pair of
trowsers in his hand. He requested toe pro
priotor to take charge of them until he.
should call for them, stating at the same
time that a robbery must have been com
mitted either in the Screven House
or the house on the opposite
side of the lane, as he had
picked up this necessary article
of wearing apparel in Congress street lane.
He wanted to leave the pants there while he
investigated the robbery and caught up
with the thief. Just, at. tnis time one of Hie
parties in the restaurant, a bartender in a
well-known saloon, recognized the pants,
pointing out well-known ear marks peculiar
to the trade on them, and stating that iie
bad given them to the porter to throw away,
little thinking of the amount of concern and
trouble they would occasion. The genial
cop retired amid the roars of the trio, rath
er chagrined at the way matters had turned
and at the amount of trouble which an in
nocent pair of pants had given him.
THE EQUITABLE LOAN.
The Association’s First Year’s Show
ing: Officers Elected.
The first annual meeting of the Equitable
Loan and Building Association was bold last
night at f lic office of Messrs. Jackson &
Whatley, No. US Bryan street.
Tho Treasurer’s report showed that forty
loans were made during the year. The
earnings per share were *5 20, equal to 17
pel' cent, on the par value.
The following board of officers was elected:
I’resident C. P. Miller.
Treasurer—W. K. Wilkinson.
Secretary and Solicitor-J. L. Whatley.
Directors—J. S. Collins, M. Sternberg,
D. I'. Myeraon, it. Logan, G. H. Miller, R.
Death of E. F. T. Rowland.
The funeral notice in another column
records the death of Mr. 15. F. T. Rowland,
a young man well known in this city. The
deceased was a flue accountant, aud at
various times held positions with some of
Savauuab’s most prominent business houses.
About a year ago he accepted a position as
bookkeeper in a wholesale house tn New
Orleans, and at the expiration of his en
gagement there went to Atlanta, from
which place he was brought last Fridav
suffering from laryngitis. His death took
place yesterday morning at fi o’clock. Mr.
Rowland was 28 years of age.
O. k, Pine and Ltghtwood,
For sale Lv R. Ousels, corner Taylor and
East Bros ! ivcr.. Telephone No. 77.
THE BELLE HOOPER’S CAPTAIN
ASKS TO BE REIMBURSED.
The Early Closing of the Market on
Saturday Night Objected to-Police
man M. Fleming Pensioned The City
Treasurer’s Report for the Three
Quarters Just Ended A Petition
Concerning Harbor Fees.
The City Council held its regular meet
ing last night. Acting Mayor Schwarz pre
siding. Aldermen Thomas, Bogart, Mell,
Reid, Duncan, McDonough and Myers be
The reports of the committees were read
and received, and routine business disposed
Capt. Gilke, of the schooner Belle Hooper,
petitioned the Council to return to him $27
quarantine fees, which had been collected
when he was held at the station. Tne petition
stated that the vessel came from a North
ern port, with a Northern cargo and a
Northern crew, but still she was quaran
tined. The quarantine officer acknowledged
that he had made a mistake, and the peti
tioner did not think that he should profit
by his own error. The petition was re
ferred to the Sanitary Committee and the
A petition was received from the Central
Railroad and Banking Company asking
that tin restrictions of time imposed upon
tlie company in building a road from the
Ogeechee to the Bills) canals be removed.
The petition was referred to the Street and
A petition from J. A. Roberts to relieve
vessels, for which he is agent, from certain
harbor dues, was received and referred to
the Finance < 'omm ittoe The jietition stated
that harbor dues had not been collected
from the steamship lines, or other coastwise
vessels engaged in the same trade, but that,
they iiatl been collected from his vessels by
force, although the highest court in the land
had dei'lared them unlawful: that the peti
tioner had inquired of the Corporation At
torney why the fees were not collected from
the more powerful lines, and his reply was
that from those lines they could bo collected
at any time, and the petitioner then offered
to deposit the amount of the fees in bank
there to remain until the city should prove
title to them, and although the money de
posited would be more accessible than the
vessels, if it was necessary to levy, his offer
was rejected. He prayed relief.
early closing of the market.
’i'lie occupants of the stalls in the market
petitioned Council to permit the market to
remain open until .' o'clock ou Saturday
nights, and stated that on Saturday, Oct. 1,
the clerk had rung the closing bell at 8
o’clock, instead of 0, as hail been the custom
for many years. The petition was referred
to the Market Committee. Alderman Mell
stated that there was an ordinance requir
ing the market to be closed at.B o’clock on
Saturday night, but it had been in
operative for years, and as the closing
of the market one hour earlier than
has been the custom entailed great
inconvenience upou the citizens, he moved
that the Market Committee be empowered
to order the market kept o|)cn until 0
o’clock on the two Saturday nights that
would intervene before the committee could
report. Alderman Reid, Chairman of the
Market Committee, said that the ordinance
was adopted) in 1872. but had never been en
forced, ami he thought the Clerk of the
market had overstepped his duty in putting
it into force without consulting the commit
tee. The motion of Alderman Mell was
The ordinance regulating the erection and
maintenance of telegraph poles was report
ed back by the committee and passed.
Alderman Duncan introduced an ordi
nance to the effect that all owners of
property within one block of a sewer should
connect it with the sewer, and if they failed
to do so after being duly notified, then the
Citv Marshal should have the work done at
the’expenso of the owner.
POLICEMAN FLEMING PENSIONED.
A communication from Health Officer
McFarland stated that at the request of
Gen. R. It. Anderson, Chief of Police, he
hail examined Private M. Fleming, and
found him permanently incapacitated for
duty by paralysis. The Chief certified that
Fleming had lieen on the force for more
than twenty year c In accordance with the
ordinance recently passed. M. Fleming was
placed upon the retired list, and he will
hereafter receive one-third the annual pay
of a private.
A communication was received front A.
11. MacDonell, Esq., iu which he stated that
he is revising the City Code and has con
ferred with the Mayor and Corporation At
torney upon the matter: that there were
many ordinances and parts of ordinances
which needed to be repealed or changed,
and he suggested that the revision of these
ordinances he made as the codification pro
gressed, as that would be the simplest plan.
Alderman Duncan said that Council did
not know by what authority Mr. MacDonell
proceeded with the revision of the Code;
that it had not been ordered by Council, and
if the Mayor had employed Mr. MacDonell
for the purpose, he thought Mr. MacDonell
ought to make his report to the Mayor. He
moved that the communication be referred
to the Mayor for information, and the mo
tion was i a cried.
The report of the Treasurer for the three
quarters just ended, showing an expenditure
of $4511,000 55, was read, and the Council
AT THE THEATRE TO-NIGHT.
Barry and Fay as “Muidoon" and “Mul
cah ey” in their New Play.
Savannah theatre-god's will have an op
portunity to-night to renew their acquaint
ance with “Muidoon’’ and “MuFahey,”
which Hugh Barry and Billy Fay have made
theatrically famous in “Irish Aristocracy.”
Barry ami I’ay are considered among the
Failing exponents of Irish comedy. Their
“Irish Aristocracy’ has been one of the
Furling successes of the 'lay. Their new
play “Mulcahey s Big Party,” which they
will present to-night, is said to be its equal.
The two characters, “Muidoon” and “Mul
cabey,” are retainer!. They are simon-pure
Irishmen who have made money. Muidoon
plays the aristocrat and Mutcahev is always
Muicahey. Mrs. Muidoon and her daugh
ter affect the airs of the Very de Veres, and,
as a result, all the situations are either
absurdities or incongruities. To add
to the complications Muidoon and Mul
t-alley are very philosophical, very
good uatured and very drunk.
The theatrical public is familiar with “Irish
Aristocracy,” and it will hardly fail to ap
preciate “Mulcaheys Big Party.” The
A-tx rind < 'onricr says of Tuesday night's
performance in Charleston: “Apart from
the broad humor of the 'lrish Aristocracy"
there is a vein of keen satire running
through the new play, which invests it with
a double interest. Mr. Hugh Fay as
‘Michael Muidoon and Mr. William Barry
are well-nigh inimitable artists in their
Savannah Daily Morning News,
Savannah Weekly News, Rand Mc-
Nally Official Railway Guide for October,
Southern Cultivator for October, Christian
Herald, Truth Soek*r. Texas Siftings, Life,
Harper’s Weekly, Leslie's Weekly, Arkan
saw Traveler, Dress No. 4. The Judge,Puck,
Boston Herald, Globe, Philadelphia Times,
Press. Baltimore Sun, Baltimore American,
New York Herald, World, Tribune, Times,
Star, Cincinnati Commercial Gazette. New
Orleans Times-Democrat. New Orleans
Picayune, Jacksonville News-Herald, FI or
ida Time*-Union, Augusta Chronicle, Macon
Telegraph, Atlanta Constitution, Charles
ton News and Courier
Pure old Scu)ipernong Wine at Lester's.
THE OYSTER BILL SUBSTITUTE.
It will Be Introduced By Senator Dll
The following bill is a very important one,
and is published in full in order that those
interested in it may liave an opportunity to
express their opinions of it:
An art for tin* protect ion of the oyster snd riant
fisheries in the waters of the St 441 -* of Georgia.
Section i. lie it enacted that it .hall he un
lawful for any person not a resident of this
State to catch or take any oysters or clams iu
any river, creek or any other water of this State
and to put the same on hoard of any boat or
vessel not wholly belonging to. owned, leased or
rented by citizens of this State, and the viola
tion of this section shall bo deemed a misde
meanor and punished by fine in the sum of SSO.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted. That any master
of a boat or vessel, or any person violating sec
tion I of tnis act, shall be tloemed guilty of a
misdemeanor, and the boat or vessel used in
such violation of tho law, with all her tackle,
apparel and furniture, and all her Implements,
and all oysters or clams so taken, shall be for
feited and may be seized by an authorized
Sec. 8. Be it further enacted, That it shall he
unlawful to take or catch any oysters iuany of
the waters of this State with or by a scoop,
rake, drag, or dredge, or by the use of any in
strument than the oyster tongs heretofore in
general use for taking oysters, and every person
taking oysters in violation of law shall forfeit
such stun for every offense as the court having
jurisdiction may determine, and shall forfeit
to the State the boat or vessel employed iu
such unlawful business, her apparel, tackle,
furniture and implements.
Sec. I. Be it further enacted, That it shall be
unlawful for any person to take or catch oysters
or dams from sunset on Saturday to sunrise on
.Monday, and any person violating this section
shall be fined in a sum not less than twenty-five
nor more than two hundred dollars.
Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That it shall be
unlawful for any person not a resident of this
State to lay out or lied oysters in any water or
waters of this State, or on the banks. Hats or
shores thereof for any purpose whatever (pro
vided, however, this section shall not apply to
anv person owning, leasing or renting the land
on’which such oysters are planted), tinder pen
alty of forfeiting fifty dollars for each offense,
and any oysters so laid out or bedded shall bo
forfeited, and maybe lawfully taken and carried
away by auv person whatever.
s*r, ii. Be’ it further enacted, That any person
catching or taking any oysters by any device
whatever in anv river, creek, or other water, or
•.*n the hunks, shores, or Hats of any water* of
this Stat'* between the first day of May and the
first day of September vf i ach year (except for
tin* purpose of replanting the same) shall be
fined in a stun not less than ten, nor more than
two hundred dollars.
Sec. 7. Be it further enacted, That all oysters
taken or caught in any of the waters of t his
State, or on the banks, shores, or Hals of any
water courses, shall be culled at the place where
they are taken, and the small or young and
refuse oysters there deposited, under penalty of
a fine often dollars for each offense.
Sec. 8. Be it further enacted. That it shall be,
unlawful for any person to take or catch any
oysters or dams from the lands or beds of an
other without first getting the written consent
of the owner or owners thereof; provided, such
owner or owners can he found: any person
violating this section shall be fined not less than
$lO nor more than S3OO.
Sec. y. Be it further%nacted, That any person
a resident of this State who detects a person in
the violation of any of the provisions of this act
is hereby authorized to arrest such person with
out waiting to procure a warrant arm carry him
before a judicial officer and have a warrant is
sued against such person, after which the per
son so arrested shall be tried as in other cases of
misdemeanor and punished as herein prescribed.
DR. WHITEHEAD’S REMEDY.
Prickly Ash, Poke Root, Potassium
tP. P. P.)—The Greatest Tonic and
Blood Purifier of the Age.
This preparation is not a secret or so
called “patent medicine,” but is a compound
o£ the best known vegetable alteratives
(prickly ash, poke root, stillingia, sarsapa
rilla, gentian, etc.), and has that peer
less alterative, iodide of potassium, added
There is no argument necessary to estab
lish the fact that if the blood is impure
health is impossible. Every intelligent jter
son knows that tho blood is the life current,
and any taint in it must of course lie inju
rious to the body. Blood impurities may
manifest themselves in various shapes.
Sometimes it is rheumatism, sometimes
scrofulous troubles, again in glandular
swellings, ulcers, sores, boils, skin erup
tions, scalp diseases ami various external
warnings tell us “the blood is impure.”
Sometimes an internal organ is the seat of
the trouble —the kidneys, the liver or the
lungs give way, and then we have serious
trouble, for “the blood is the life.”
l)r. Whitehead has made a study of this
class of diseases for years, and offers this
preparation to the public as a reliable and
powerful blood purifier and tonic.
5 |Nr B —P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Root
and Potassium) is now or, sale in almost
every store where medicines are kept. Do
not be put off by dealers, who have not the
remedy on sale, with “something just as
good as P. P. P.,” or "better than P. P. P.,”
for there are no such goods. Buy the gen
uine P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Root and
Potassium), and you will not be disappoint
ed in its results. If you cannot find it iu
your neighborhood, send to us direct and
we will forward it to you by express. Re
member it is a fluid extract, made from the
Green Roots and Barks, and is very strong.
It does not fake thirty to fifty bottles of it
Pi effect a cure; two to four bottles are suf
ficient to do the work; one bottle will show
its wonderful effects.
Asa general tonic in low states of health,
especially weak and debilitated females, it
has no equal. The P. P. P. MW; Cos..
Wholesaled in Savannah, Ga., by O. But
ler, Solomons & Cos., Lippman Bros.
Big Claims for a Stove.
We present our Fanner Girl Cook to the
public, and announce it strictly first-class
and a- well made in every single respect as
it is possible to lie. An improvement in
this stove could add nothing to its useful
ness or resistance to wear. It would sim
ply be in ornamentation. We consider the
Farmer Girl stove equal to any one of its
class ever made. Parties after something
useful can congratulate themselves as lucky
in being able to get sueh a stove as the
Farmer Girl, Lovell & Lattimore, dealers.
Try our five-button, scalloped-top, embroid
ered back Kill Gloves for sl, warranted; and
sole agent in Savannah for the celebrated Cen
temeri Kid Gloves. F. Gutman, 141 Broughton
Beginning to arrive. Ready to show a nice
selection for early fall wear, also fall Over
coats. They are nicer anil prices lower
thun ever, to show our customers that we
have removed to the northeast corner Con
gress and Whitaker streets. Tho Famous
New York Clothing House manufacture all
the clothing they sell, dealiug direct with
the consumer. We save every one who
buys of us at least 35 per cent.
If you want a dress for evening wear, the
largest assortment of Oriental and Flat te Valen
cienne i ,a.v Flouncing, and all-over nets to
match; a nico line of Colored Nets, two yards
wide, is at Gutman's.
No Hard Times
When you buy from D. B. Lester.
Gloria, wears better than silk, for $3 50,
silver-tip gold-tip $3 50, Ginghams from
$1 upward, all selling low to show our
patrons that we have moved to the north
east corner of Congress and Whitaker
Best Imported Gin ever brought to Savan
nah at D. B. i-ester's.
At the Harnett House, Havannab, Ga..
you get all the comforts Of the lugh-priced
no els, amj save from flto $3 per day. Try
it and be convinced. — Boston Home Jour
We are selling ladies’all wool Jersey* at $1;
better quality, pleated fronts, only $1 50. A
lrg** assori inent. of braided Jerseys and a fine
3ulity in brown: children’s plain and fancy
ersevs at Gutman’s, 111 Broughton street.
THAT COFFEE CARGO.
What the Health Officer Has to Say
Editor Morning News: In your issue of
this morning’s date, Mr. J. D. Weed is
quoted as follows:
“Mr. J. P. Weed cited an instance yester
day where a vessel from Rio Janeiro with
coffee arrived at quarantine Aug. 3. Her
cargo was not allowed to be lightered until
Oct. lf, and the vessel was not allowed to
come up until November.”
I ask that you will allow me space to
briefly state the facts of the case to which
the gentleman refers. During Aug, 3, 1883,
the bark Anna, front Rio, with coffee cargo
consigned to Messrs, Weed & Cornwell, ar
rived at the Savannah quarantine. On
Aug. 31. 1883, permit was issued by me, tin
der direction of the Sanitary Board, for the
said bark to lighter her cargo of coffee to
the city, the stipulation being that, the crew
of the Anna would have to transfer the
cargo to the lighter and do all handling of
the same. This permit was delivered to
Messrs. Weed & Cornwell (vide Health
Officer's letter-book, page 11)8, 1883.) Mr.
Weed, for reasons best known to himself,
did not make use of this permit uutii Oct.
lti. 1883. 1 beg to state that wiiile Mr.
Weed was detaining the bark Anna at the
quarantine station, that, the bark Vego,
from Rio, consigned to Messrs. ('. L. Gil
i**rt & Cos., did lighter a cargo of coffee, be
tween Sept. 13 and Sept. 30,1883, from tho
quarantine station to the city, under sim
ilar conditions as were imposed upon Messrs.
Weed & Cornwell.
J. T. McFarland,
CROCKERY AND GLASSWARE.
James S. Silva & Son, Lyons Block,
We wish to remind housekeepers, when
replenishing their household goods, that at
our store can be fouqd a choice assortment
of plain and fancy China and Glassware
more varied and complete than ever before.
We keep all the little conveniences and
latest novehies so sought after by the ladies.
TO KEEP YOU WARM
We have Kerosene Stoves, Coal Hods, Coal
Vases, Fire Dogs, Fenders, Shovels and
Tongs, Pokers, Blower Stands, etc.
Remember to see us when in need of any
thing in our line.
Jas. S. Silva & Son.
A Lively Whirl.
It takes live methods to succeed in any
thing. Business doesn’t come to the mer
chant who waits. We don’t propose to
wait. For weeks we have been busy get
ting in a large stock of our usual fine grades
of tailor-made suits. Wo didn't buy it to
keep, but to sell, and now we want to sell it.
You may not be ready to buy yet, yet
many are buying their fall and winter suits
now. The early buyer has many advan
tages over the late one—full lines, large as
sortment and great variety in fabrics—yet
we aim to keep our lines full at all times.
In some cases it can’t be done, hence we sug
gest the advantage of early buyers. You
nave no idea how well we can serve you;
variety in colors, fabrics and low prices are
our inducements. We assure perfect fits.
What more can you ask? Come and go
over our stock with us; your eyes will be
opened. Parents can clothe their boys with
us at a great saving. In a word, if we can’t
give you the finest assortment, the snuggest
fit and the greatest general satisfaction we
don’t want your order.
The Golden Arm, 15!) Brougjiton street.
If you are going to make anew dress, or trim
your old one over, come to us for your trim
mings. You will Hnd a large assortment to se
lect from, and all the latest novelties. Having
enlarged our store and added all the lalest itn
provements, we can now serve our friends with
convenience to ourselves and a pleasure to them.
F. Gutman, lti Broughton street.
High Class Bronze Statuary, Etc.
Our senior is back from New York, Our
citizens who appreciate handsome and ar
tistic effects in Bronze, are cordially invited
to visit our warerooms and inspect Die
grandest display of nio-r beautiful de
signs in ornamental and decorated art ever
placed before the Savannah public. Faust,
and Marguerite, in companion pieces, in re
lievo. are genis worthy of the poetic interest
that attaches to the weird and mystic. Be
sides we are receiving, almost daily, invoices
of beautiful objects of virtu in the latest
and most novel conceits. Our display of
tine Silverware is unapproachable in quality
and quantity and" variety. In Dia
monds we, of course, lead, and our stock of
Fine Jewelry merits attention. Our aim to
be the Jewelry Palace of this city will,
we think, be established by this season’s dis
play, and we request the public to favor us
with a visit of inspection regardless of a de
sire to purchase. M. Sternberg,
157 Broughton street.
Don’t wait for the rush, but buy your winter
underwear now. i-adies’, gents’ aDd children's
Merino Underwear and Children’s Union Suits;
ladies', gents' and children’s Wool Hose at popu
lar prices. F. Gutman, lti Broughton street.
Oak, Pine and Lightwood,
For sale by R. B. Cassels. corner Taylor
and East Broad streets. Telephone No. 77.
Try D. B. Lester’s 10c. and 16c. Candy.
Edam, Pineapple and Swiss Cheese at
Stringless Beans and Bweet Sifted Peas
Novelties in veilings, jewelry, pocket-books,
ribbons, card cases, buttons, niching, bustles,
handkerchiefs, hair ornaments, misses' aprons,
children’s white dresses, lace scarfs and fisebus,
collars and cuffs, and cashmere shaw ls at (iiit
mau’s. Ml Brought on street.
Just Out of Bond.
D. B. Lester has some very tine .'l-year-old
Rye and Corn Whiskies he is offering at
$3, and they are well worth the money.
We take great pleasure in announcing to
our friends, and the public in general, that
we have opened a Special Custom Depart
ment, which will be conducted under our
own personal supervision. We are now
ready, and have on hand a full line of hall
and Winter Samples, to which we call spe
cial attention, particularly to styles, fabrics
and prices. This will enable sir h pariies
that wear extra and odd sizes to have t heir
clothing made to measure with very little
extra cost. We guarantee a fit in every- in
stance or no sale. To those who intend hav
ing their fall and winter clothing made by
us, we would respectfully ask them lo place
their orders early. Very respectfully,
Appel & Schaul. One Price Clothiers,
16i! Congress street, opposite market.
Don’t Buy Your Groceries
l util you get D. B, Lester's prices, and see
his large stock of new Preserves, Canned
Old Hennessy and Martel Brandies at
Boys’ Blue Hats for 25c.
“The Famous” has removed to 144 Con
gress street, northeast corner of Whitaker.
In order to call attention to the removal,
will sell a nice Boy’s Blue Hat or Polo Cap,
for 2.x:., Knee Pants, age 4 to Id, tor 50c. to
isc\, buits, 4to 13, for $2 50. Also n reduc
tion in prices on all our Men’s and Youths’
Clothing. Get the prices of any of
our competitors, then come to see
us, and you will be convinced
that we can sell any grade suit
wanted at a saving of $2 50 to $5 00. as we
manufacture our clothing, and sell them at
prices our competitors buy them at.
Go to D. B. Lester, the Grocer.
Try R. B. lister’s 35c. and 50c. Tea.
I.UDDEX BATES S. 51. II
NEW A RRIVAL S.
Qf Wl BOXES, with handsome Lithograph on
CM Ml cover, containing 21 sheets good >,-,
and 2i Rurroulul Em elope*. Price only lOceni,
500 Boxes, with handsome Lithograph o n
cover, containing *.* sheets Letter Paper and >1
Letter Envelopes. < inly 15 cents.
1.000 Boxes Fin,*Stationery, contents 24 sheet-
Paper. 24 Envelopes, 1 L. A B. 8. M. H. Insert...!
Rubber Niekle-Tipped Lead Pencil. 2 L. & ft s
M. H. Steel Pen-, t Penholder. 1 Blotting ph'
33 cents each.
1,000 Boxes Elite Correspondence Station**rv
84 sheets Paper, 34 Envelopes. 85 cents. y>
300 Boxes Regent Cards, handsome Utito2rar,l.
Top Box. 24 tine Bristol Cards and EnveloDe. m
match. 35 cents. 1 °
3ci B**xe.s .Mourning Stationery, contains-’!
sheets Mourning Paper and 34 Mourning Vn
velopes. 40 cents. s
1,000 Reams of L. & B. S. M. H. Fine Writ in-
Paper in Notes, Congress. Letter, Fools Can'*
Legal lUp and Bell < ’up. Price 20 cents a nouns
500 Gross Steel Pens at 75c. gross, 10c. dozen
Special Notice to the Public.
Above goods represent some of the stvlM
known ns popular lines of Box Paper, Ordinary
Writing Paper and popular styles of Steel Pens
While the quantities mentioned may seem
large we have Ihe exact quantities of each
article mentioned, and they comprise bur. ,
small part of our stock of correspondence sta
lionery. We have all the latest styles of Paper,
and our assortment comprises in variety caoi’r..'
selections and popular prices with the nm-i,-
carried in Ihe larger Eastern and Western dues'
How eau tvt* do it.' Carry such stock Mm
ply by supplying the consumers of fine Stat'n
ery in every section of the South. We get mi
sample books and price lists and make it easy
for people to buy good goods through the mails
thus enabling us to handle large quantities of
the goods and give all the lienefit of low pri. es
which we are enabled to offer by making lar -e
and frequent purchases.
I-. & R. S. M. H.
FURNITURE ANI) CARPETS.
A. J. Miller & Co.’s
OCCUPIES A SPACE OF OVER
30,000 SQUARE FEET,
And is filled with the Choicest Line of Goods to
be found anywhere. The advantages to be ob
tamed by having such an immense and complete
stock to select front w ill be appreciated by those
who have never bough! of us, and who have
been obliged to confine their selections to only a
Buying as we do by the CARLOAD
and tor CASH, we are enabled to
undersell any one in the South.
Our workmen are skilled mechanics, and oui
salesmen the most polite.
AJ. MILLER & CO.
US, 150 and 152 BRIGHTON ST,
COTTON SEED WANTED.
Per Bushel (sl4 per ton) paid for good
Delivered in Carload Lois at
Southern Cotton Oil Cos. Mills
Price subject to change unless notified of ac
ceptance for certain quantity to be shipped by a
future date. Address nearest mill as above.
DOORS, sash. ETC.
Doors, Sashes, Blinds,
All of Ibe above are Best Kiln-Dried White Fins.
ALSO DEALER IN
Builders' Hardware, Slate, Iron and
Wooden Mantels, Grates, Stair
work, Terracotta, Sewer
Pipe, Etc., Etc.
Paints, Oils, Railroad, Steamboat and
Mill Supplies, Glass, Putty, Etc.
Lime, Plaster, Cement and Hair.
Plain and Decorative Wall Paper. Fresefl*infc
House aud Riga Painting given personal atten
tion and flnfcified in the best manner.
(IRANI) CENTRAL DEPOT
We have furnished all of the Teachers with
printed torts of the that will he um*H'
ibolr roomK. For the benefit of all we have at
tached the erxact cost of acb Book. On all ot
the new BOOKS that will be introduced
sea ten i. we have arranged to buy the old
This will reduce the coat to our many cus
tomers for BOOKS to a very low figure
all f>! tto* little folks to us, as we have stock
enough to furnish the town.
42 and 44 Bull Street.