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TA.MI’A ASKS FOR HELP.
SAVANNAH TO SEND NURSES TO
THE STRICKEN CITY.
Mo Fear of Yellow Jack Here The
Sanitary Board Does not Consider a
Quarantine Necessary—The Differ
ence Between Dengue and Yellow
The announcement of yellow fever in
Tmapa has caused no alarm here. The
Sanitary Boar ! has taken no action, which
is equivalent to saying that no danger is to
be apprehended. Although it has l>een
officially announced, there is still some
doubt among physicians here whether it is
yellow fever or a severe ty[>e of
dengue that is epidemic in Tamj>a.
Were it not that Dr. Wall, the
Tampa health nflv-er is a physi
cian of large experience some doctors say
that they would seriously doubt the exist
ence of yellow fever there.
WILL NOT QUARANTINE.
Savannah has taken no steps towards
quarantining, and probably will not take
any. Dr. Duncan was sen last night, and
he stated that the Sanitary Board had not
even considered the matter. It is too late in
the season, he said, for veliow fever to be
feared in this latitude. In his opinion there
is no necessity for quarantining. Tampa is
h long distance from Savannah. but it is not
improbable that many of its citizens will
seek a temporary home here.
NO RESTRICTION TO TRAVEL.
No restrictions will lie placed upon travel,
and people will tie free to come and go with
out being subject to quarantine. The near
approach of cold weather and the excellent
sanitary condition of the city and its sur
roundings are considered sufficient sale
guards agaiDst the disease. While no alarm
is felt here, the jieople of Tampa are utterly
A CALL FOR NURSER.
Dr. Duncan, who is chief surgeon of the
Plant system, received the following dis
patch last night from President Ingraham,
of the South Florida railroad:
Sanford, Fla., Oct. R, lsR7, 6p. x T>r. Wil
Jiow Duncan, Savannah: (treat demoralization
prevails in Tampa, and Dr. Wall says that he
vents two or three acclimated physicians and a
few sober nurses We can get none here. Can
you help him? If so wire me immediately what
you can do. Five new cases and no deaths in
two days and three cases convalescing Answer.
J. E. I.SOKAHAM
Dr. Duncan replied that he oould send
him nurses, and that be would render all
tile assistance possible, but that experienced
physicians could not leave their practice.
Dr. Duncan requests any experienced
Burses —male or female—and any physicians
who are willing to go to Tampa, to leave
their names and addresses at the City Dis
pensary, Whitaker and State streets. As
J)r. Duncan intimates, it is very doubtful if
any experienced physician in this city can
leave. Several who have been through yel
low fever epidemics are absent, ana those
who are here have their regular practice
and cannot leave.
The dengue which has prevailed here for
several weeks and which is analogous to
yellow fevor, is sometimes mistaken for it.
It is still believed by some physicians that
the fever at Tam|ia is dengue. The latter
disease, however, though contagious is not
fatal. It prevails in malarial districts, and
is usually mild or severe as the locality is
Blightlv or markedly malarial. It is usually
epidemic, and spares neithor rich nor poor,
young nor old. The blacks, however, arc
less susceptible than the whites. From the
fact that it has sometimes preceded yellow
fever it has been considered by some a mild
type of yellow fever, but such is not the
case. They are two separate and distinct
diseases. One attack does not grant im
munity from another. The epidemic Is of
short duration, ceasing in six or eight
SYMPTOMS OF THE DISEASE.
The symptoms of dengue are character
istic. In the majority of cases the disease
appears suddenly—not with a pronounced
chill, but with a sensation of chilliness, al
ternating with heat, restlessness, stiffness of
the muscles and pains in the back and joints.
The skin becomes dry and hot, the face
flushed, the eves watery and unable to bear
light, while the temples throb with pain.
The pulse runs up to 110 and 120, and the
temperature to 100, 104 or 105. Soon nausea
feets in, the lymphatic glands enlarge, and
ithe pains in joints, which have perhaps be
come swollen are more intense. This
condition of things lasts from six hours to
three or four days, when the symptoms
sometimes suddenly, hut more often gradu
ally, subside. The headache is lessened, the
pains almost disappear,though the muscular
stiffness still remains: the nausea is scarcely
noticeable, the glandular swellings diminish
and the fever nearly disappears. This is
the stage of remission, and may last from a
few hours to one, two or three days.
SOME OK ITS CHARACTERISTICS.
Then follows the second paroxysm of
fever, with all its accompanying symptoms
mentioned. It is during this period, which
lasts two or three days, that the eruption,
peculiar to the disease, shows itself, first on
the palms of the hands and soles of the feet,
then spreading over the entire body. It
is not uniform in character, being
aometimes a mere rash, like rose
rash, or it may simulate the erup
tion of scarlet fever, measles or nettle
rash. Whatever the form in which it mani
fests itself, it is accompanied by consider
able heat and itching. This eruption may
Vie wanting, and is generally evanescent,
lasting but a few hours, or in severe cases
may last two days. The duration of the
attack is about eight days.Jhut lieeause of
the exhaustive drain upon the system the
convalescence is several weeks and perhaps
months. The diseases with which it may tie
confounded are relapsing fever, remittent
fsver and rheumatism.
Dengue is not a dangerous disease, al
though the symptoms may be alarmingly
grave, vet it is never fatal to adults. None
succumb except weak babes, those far ad
vanced in years, or those suffering from
some complication, as heart disease. Per *,
ft is never fatal. It is a disease which cannot
he guarded against. A physician, who has
recently recovered from an attack, was
giving his experience yesterday. There Is
is no getting away from it, he "said. It la,
of course, advisable to obey the laws of
health and keep yourself in the best physi
cal and mental condition possible, yet this is
ho guarantee that you wiil escape. When
you are taken just remember that “no one
ever dies of dengue.”
THE HISTORY OF DENGUE.
The history of the disease dates back to
'1764. when it was first recognized in Spain.
A few years later it prevailed extensively
In Philadelphia, where it became known as
break-bone fever, because of its excruciating
pains in the hack and the limbs. Since this
date it lias appeared from time to time in
the Southern States, and with more fre
quency during the last seven years. Al
though it is analogous to yellow fevor it is
distinguished by a rash, which does not np-
I ear in vetlow fever, and another distinc
tive feature is that it is never fatal.
Capt. and Mrs. Biair returned yesterday
from the North.
Mr. Frank Bush, U. S. A., of Philadel
phia, is at the Marshall House.
Bucklen’a Arnica Salve.
The best Halve in the world for cuts,
fcniises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns and all skin eruptions, and positively
cures piles, or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to give jierfeot satisfaction, or money
refund® 1 Price 25 cents per box. For safe
by Lippmau Bros., druggists.
The Milien accommodation train will
hereafter leave that station at 5 a. m. in
stead of 5:20 a. m.
A BLAZE IN MID-AIR.
A Bale ol Cotton Bursts Into Flames -
A Murderous Experiment.
Another inexplicable cotton fire occurred
yesterday, but fortunately the bale in
which it started was not in the vessel when
the flames broke out. The steamship Kate
Fawcett was lying at Gordon's wharf tak
ing on cotton, when a tug brought down a
number of liales in a covered lighter. The
vessel's decks were so h.sviod that she could
| take no more aboard until what she had
| had been stowed away, so the cotton was
placed on the wharf After awhile the
•lacks were cleared and the cotton was be
| ing hoisted from the wharf to the ship, aud
I as one bale swung clear of the wharf it
burst into flames. It was Immediately
j dropped into the river. There was nothing
jto show how the lire got into
I the hale, and its presence there was not sus
pected until the flames broke out. The
persistency with which fire will cling to
cotton is illustrated by un occurrence on the
Resolute. While the cotton was being
taken out of her two bales were unloaded
which were found to be on Are, the flames
appearing in them after they hail been put
oil the lighter. They were thrown into the
river, where they remained for forty-eight
hours. When the vessel was moved up the
river these two halos wore taken aboard,
and while they were on the deck flames
again broke out in thorn, although they had
been almost completely submerged for two
The cargo of the Resolute has been en
tirely discharged. The work was done in
pretty quick style, the entire 5,358 bales, be
ing taken out of the ship m forty-six hours.
Another survey was heel on the vessel, t.he
board consisting of J, T. Stewart, Lloyd's
agent: Capts. Sleeves, of the British steam
ship Lanoanter; Smith, of the British steam
ship Lykus, and Stranick, of the British
tearnship Washington, accompanied by W.
Robertson, British Vice Consul. They
found seven broken bilge frames in the bot
tom of the ship on the jiort side. The
t>oard could come to no conclusion until the
bottom of the vessel is thoroughly cleaned
out and the timber boards are
taken out so that it can examine
the beams. Another survey will be held
The underwriters are determined that the
wet cargo shall go forward without taking
the usual course of having it condemned
and sold. They are taking this course as an
experiment, but it is claimed on the part of
the ship that she is in an unseawortny con
dition, and that to take the cargo in its
present condition would jeopardize the lives
of the crew. The stench down in the hold
of the ship is terrible, hut tremor
row’s survey will determine whether
the vessel is in a seaworthy con
dition and able to carry the cargo.
This same experiment was trust several
vears ago in the ease of the British bark
Trafalgar, and the result was that oue-lialf
of the crew died on the voyage, and the
other half died soon after the vessels left
ARTESIAN WATER ONLY.
The Use of River Water Discontinued
—A Hard Well to Bore.
Supt. Miller shut off the river water from
the mains at 13:30 o’clock yesterday, and
during the remainder of the day he fur
nished the city with artesian water, pure
aud simple. H said last night that he
would not turn on the river water again
unless a big Are broke out, when lie would
use it to avoid the possibility of alhort sup
ply. With the artesian water only he can
keep up a pressure of 4fi pounds, which is
ample for the ordinary consumption of the
city. The new pump is working ad
mirably, and no trouble with it is
experienced. Mr. Miller is now at work
borius one of the two wells ordered by
the City Council. It is down about
300 feet, nut jukt at present the borers are
making no headway. They have lately en
countered a stratum of rock that they can
penetrate only with the greatest difficulty.
Durlig the last two days and a half they
have bored but two feet, and they have not
yet gone through it. They do not know
how thick it is, or how long it will take
them to penetrate it. They have about 150
feet more to bore after passing through this
A BOOTLESS BURGLARY.
Thieves Enter the Store of I. Epstein
& Bro., But Secure No Plunder.
Burglars entered the wholesale dry goods
store of I. Epstein & Bro., on Congress
street, at 10:30 o’clock last night by break
ing out two jianes of glass from the door
ojiening on tho lane. The thieves secured
several bolts of calico, and were walking
down the lane with them when someone in
Platshek’s saw them, gave the alarm and
started in jiursuit. The burglars dropped
their booty and made good their escape.
Sergt. Lee was telephoned, and ho sent
down Officer Sheehan, who made a search
of the jiremises, but he failed to find any
cle\|f to the identity of the thieves.
THROUGH THE CITY.
Items Gathered Here and There by the
Thqre was one arrest yesterday for disor
derly conduct and one for drunkenness.
The funeral of tlie late Nathaniel A. Han
cock, whoso death occurred on Friday, will
take jilace from No. 10! South Broad street,
at 9 o'clock this morning.
The Indejiendent Presbyterian church is
to be illuminated by the incandescent light.
The Brush company is putting in 101 lamjis.
The church will be reojiened next week.
Tlie Health Officer’s report for the jiast
week shows that the number of deaths was
22—11 whit<>s and 11 oolorod. There were ti
deaths of children under 5 years of age. The
annual ratio per 1,000 for tho week for
whites was 21.4, and for colored 30.
Another survey was held on the British
steamship Naples, the board consist ing of
Captains Starves, of tho British steamshiji
Lancaster, Rearoley, of the British steam
ship Resolute, and Jos. T. Stewart, Lloyds
agent, accompanied by W. Robertson, the
vice consul. They recommended that the
vessel continue discharging her cargo as
fast as possible.
The exjieriment of using crude jietroleum
instead of coal as a furnace fuel will be
made at the electric light works this week.
The company is enlarging and improving
its facilities. Anew boiler has just been
put in. Anew 125-horse power engine and
an additional dynamo are to be added, and
by Oct. 30 the comjiany will he able to in
crease its incandescent light circuit to 1,900
AT THE THEATRE.
Mrs. D. P. Bowers’ Three Nights’ En
gagement This Week.
Mrs. D. P. Bowers will begin a three
nights’ engagement at the theatre to-morrow
night. Her rejiertoire will consist of “Queen
Elizabeth," “Lady Audley’s Secret,” and
“Madame Croesus.” The last named work
is from the French and is of intense interest.
The company supjiorting Mrs. Bowers is a
very strong one. consisting of Mr. Henrv
Avoling CarlAlircndt, William G. Beach,
Donalcf K. Smedt, John W. Thompson, Kid
n -y Bnwiwtt, A-thurGiles, Percy Hernling,
Miss Mittens Willett, Miss Jennie Carroll
and Miss Alice Fairbrother. The costumes
and accessories are entirely new, having
been mode to replace those destroyed by fire
at Augusta last season.
Its thousands of cures are the best adver
tisement for Dr. Sage’s Catarrh Remedy.
Finest Catawba and Port Wine, only $1
jier gallon, at J. G. Nelson & Co’s.
Don’t fail to attend Altmayer’s grand
ojiening Thursday and Friday.
For Kalamazoo Celery, Cujie Cod Cran
berries, Malaga Grajxes, go to Cooper’s, 28
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1887.
Items of Interest Concerning the
The G. O. P. !>all will take place Deo. 38.
G. U. I', does not stand for grand old party.
It means just plain drummer.
The drummers do not like the new
schedule of the East Tennessee. Virginia
and Georgia. The night train only makes
four stops between hero and Macon, and
one of the Travelers’ Protective Association
said that if the Manager should ever be
caught at one of those short-shirted towns
and see the train that he wanted to catch
whiz by he would put in more peri oris.
Hig. Tielsinger says be doesn’t care a cent
for yacht racing. He was very much in
terested before the race came off. and he
was dead sure the Thistle would win.
It is expected that Post D will attend the
State Fair on Drummers’ day. The whole
sale merchants, the drummers say, will lose
nothing by allowing their salesmen a few
Abe Barnett, chairman of Post D Hotel
Committee, is taking in the East Tennoasae,
Virginia and Georgia, and ringing tlio land
lords down with his chestnut bell hat. Abe
is the right man on the right committee.
He lias winning ways that will taka with
the savage hotel boss. Should ho fall with
his charms, ho can sooth the ravage breast
with the sweetest of music, or “The letter
that ho looked for never came.”
“Slick” Mayer, late of Meinhardt Bros &
Cos., has severed his connection with that
tlrm, and has gone to New York to engage
in the shoe business on his own account.
Albert Wilbroeki has severed his connec
tion with the firm of Reiser & Stern.
A. B. Solomons, of Meinhardt Bros.& Cos.,
returned to the city yesterday.
M. L. LUientUal, of A. Einstein & Cos.,
came in yesterday morning. Moe is one of
the active spirits in the T. P. A.
The traveling men have been pleased to
note that Col. H. G. Wright, Senator from
the First district, has not introduced his ex
pected bill at this session to prohibit drum
ming in Georgia. Senator Wright's bill is
similar to the one passed in Kentucky,
which was afterward decided as unconstitu
tional by the Kentucky Supreme Court.
J. H. Eckinan, of Eckman & Vetsburg,
arrived in this city Tuesday from New York.
Sig. Gardner, of I. Epstein & Bros., has
returned from Florida. They say he fell in
love with an orange grove that is encum
bered with an only daughter.
M. J. Epstein, chairman of Post D's Rail
read Committee, has gone on a trip
through Florida. He will no doubt, put in
good work for his committee while out.
A stranger to the city, standing in front
of the Marshall House on Saturday night,
Oct. 1, while Post D was holding a meeting,
asked the hotel clerk "If that 'erecrowd up in
yonder room was a minstrel show practicing
jokes?” The explanation giveu the stranger
was that Eddie Brown hail called the chair
to order and was addressing the meeting.
Post D held a meeting at the Guards’
armi>ry last night, but as the chairmen of
the principal committees were not on hand
Post A, Atlanta, will take part in the
torchlight procession on the occasion of the
President’s visit to that city.
THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL.
Over 3,000 Pupils in Attendance—ln
crease of Colored Pupils.
The public schools are now running with
regularity, going through with tho usual
routine of school life every day. The pupils
have settled down to work as if they had
left vacation behind them a month ago,
and already the pages of their new books
are dog-eared and marked. The teachers,
too, have liecome familiar again with the
scene of the school-room, and having told
to each other all about where they spent
their vacations, they apply themselves to
teaching the young idea how to shoot.
There are plenty of young ideas to be
The sehools are well filled this year and
Superintendent Baker says there is no room
for but few more, but still they keep coming
and there is no telling when they will stop.
The reports of principals up to Friday night
are as follows:
Girl’s High School RVI
Boys High School Gtsi
Chatham Academy Grammar School ■ (SOU
Barnard Street School 408
St, Patrick's 355
East. Broad Street, colored 4(il
West Broad Street, colored SOS
This is an increase of 124 over last year,
when the number of scholars at the opening
was only 3,ofifi. One remarkable fact is
that the increase in the number of colored
pupils has been greater than that of the
w'hite. The total increase was 124, nnd of
that number 70 were colored and only 54
white, while the number of white scholars
in the schools is 2,124, and of colored only
1,000. There are nine white anil twenty
colored sc’bools in the county, but no reports
have been received from them.
The Board of Education has added free
hand drawing to the curriculum, and
French and German will be added as soon
as a competent instructor can tie found.
COURT OF ORDINARY.
Business Transacted Yesterday in
Judge Ferrill’s Court.
The will of Margaret Mastick was proven
before Judge Ferrill yesterday on oath of
William Spear and George F. Mastick, and
the executor qualified.
Dr. James B. Read qualified as executor
of the will of James Nolan, deceased.
Dr. James B. Read, who is named as ex
ecutor and trustee in the will of Sarah Mc-
Elligott, deceased, declines to qualify. R.
R. Richards, attorney for some of the heirs
of said deceased, filed a caveat to the pro
liate of the will. The case was postponed.
Stephen J. Walker filed with the court an
exemplified copy of the will of Mary G.
Walker, deceased, also copy of letters of
guardianship upon the property of Raymond
E. Harvey, minor.
Henry M. Drane qualified as guardian of
the property of George T. Drane, and filed
a petition to sell railroad stock. A citation
James M. Reid qualifier! as administrator
estate of Peter B. Reid and received the
The inventory and appraisement of the
estate of John Evans were filed by John T.
S. J. dark qualified ns the administrator
of the estate of W. G. Norwood, deceased,
betters and warrant of appraisement were
Fred A. Jones, administrator of the es
tate of M. Gardner Jones, deceased, filed
his inventory and appraisement.
Jordan F. Brooks, County Administrator,
qualified as administrator of the estate of
Charlotte Carloy, deceased.
Odd Fellows at Milledgeville.
Grand Master Porter and a delegation
of Savannah Odd Fellows will gb up to M il
ledgeville the last of the wonk to institute
Oconee Lodge which was organized there
last month. The institution will
take place next Monday night. The
charter members of tae new lodge
are John T. Allen, Geonre Haug.R. W. Rob
erts, Hatch Turner, C. W. Ennis, L. H. An
drews, C. B. Hendrix, T E. White, H. E.
McComb and E. E. Bell. Their applica
tions for membership in the order were read
hefore DeKalb Lodge of this city at its last
“Be wise with speed;
A fool at forty is a fool indeed!”
So said Young! Straws show which way
the wind blows, and there are a score of
symptoms any one of which shows the ex
istence of catarrh. Neglected, it will rob
the blood of its purity apd the system of its
strength. Get Dr. Sage’s Catarrh Remedy.
It cures even long-standing cases, as thou
sand' tree ■ fy. and should used for oolds in
the head, which often result in confirmed
THF NEW STORM SIGNALS.
1 The System Adopted by t the Chief
Signal Officer of the United States
The code of storm signals, recently issued
by the War Department, and referred to
some time ago in the Morning News, has
been published in pamphlet form by the hy
drographic authorities. The chief signal
officer of the United States Army, having
adopted anew system of storm signals, has
issued the following order:
To adapt the signals to the varying in
terests of the maritime community, the new
system will takb into consideration the fact
that westerly winds of high velocity with
clearing weather are less dangerous thuti
those from easterly quarters with freezing
weather. Along the Atlantic and Gulf
coasts, and on the great lakes, from Sept. 1,
1887, there will be displayed, as storm con
ditions may demand, day signals of two
First. A cautionary signal, a yellow flag
with a white centre, will indicate that the
winds expected are not so severe, but well
found and seaworthy vessels can meet them
without great danger.
Sixiond. A storm signal, (now in use), a
red Hag with a black centre, will indicate
that the storm is expected to lie of more
marked violence. In order to afford the
public as exact information as possible re
garding the relative position of the storm
and the winds expected, two pennants will
lie displayed. A red pennant will indicate
tliat the winds are to be easterly, that is
from northeast to south inclusive, and that
the storm-centre is approaching. The white
jiennant will indicate westerly winds, that
is, from north to southwest inclusive, aud
that the storm-centre has passed.
While it is intended that the pennant shall
indicate jiositiveiy only whether the winds
will bo easterly or westerly, yet, in order to
give still more definite information, the reel
or easterly jiennant will be displayed above
the cautionary or storm signal for winds
fpom the northeast quadrant and below for
winds from the southeast quadrant. In like
manner the white jiennant. while indicating
westerly winds alone, wiil show by its jsi
tion above the cautionary or storm signal
that northwesterly winds are probable, or,
by being below, that they will be from the
southwest quadrant. In view of the diffi
culty of varying night, signals, they will not
distinctively show the force, but indicate
the wind direction only; a red light for
easterly winds and red and white lights for
TO MORROW NIGHT'S MEETING.
Representative Norwood to Tell Why
He Recommended the Barracks Pur
The location of the new public building
will probably' be definitely settled this week.
Secretary Fairchild will await the action of
to-morrow night's mass meeting before com
pleting the purchase of the barracks site.
The meeting promises to tie a lively one. It
will lie addressiil by Representative Nor
wood, Capt. Purse, and probably by Solic
itor General dußignon. Mr. Norwood and
Capt. Purse are advocates of the barracks
site, and Mr. dußignon will rejire
sent the opposition. A pajxer in
dorsing the barracks jiurchase is being
circulated anil has been largely signed.
Capt. Purse, who negotiated the deaf with
the government, is a vigorous advocate of
the jirojxised site, and he says a majority of
the jieople outside of Bay street favor the
location. Mr. Norwood denies that he has
been derelict in his duty as a Congressman,
and he will endeavor to set himself right
before the jjublic.
CAROLINA’S HEALTH BOARD.
Its Action in Reference to Communi
The South Carolina Board of Health was
in session in Charleston the most of last
week. The princljial and most important
measure taken was the adoption of the re
jiort of the Committee on the National Con
ference of State Boards of Health, which
recommended th3 confirmation of the fol
lowing resolutions adoiited at the last ses
sion of the national conference. The x-eso
1. Re.tolved, That the conference reaffirms
the principles contained n the resolutions
adopted by it at its meeting in Toronto, iKSu.
2. That those communicable diseases herein
after mentioned, prevalent in certain areas, or
which tend to spread along certain lines of
travel, be rejxorted to all State and provincial
boards within said area or along said linos of
3. That in the instance of small.jkxx, cholera,
yellow fever and typhus reports be at once for
warded either by mail or telegraph, as the ur
gency of tlie case may demand; and, further,
that in the instance of diphtheria, scarlatina,
typiloid fever, anthrax or glanders, weekly re
ports, where possible, be supplied, in which
shall be indicated, as far as known, the jilaces
implicated and the degree of prevalence.
A resolution was unanimously adopted
memorializing the Legislature to create the
office of sanitary inspector, whose duty it
shall be to inspect every town, hamlet, sta
tion and city- 111 South Carolina, and report
to the State Board of Heath the condition
of each place as visited.
Another resolution was also unanimously
adopted memorializing the Legislature to
enact a law which shall put a stop to the
indiscriminate and dangerous practice of
selling jKiisonous drugs, such ns opium, mor
phine and similar medicines, and also to
make the selling by itinerant medicine men
of patent and Indian remedies a misde
meanor. It is said that over thirty cases of
fioisoning by such indiscriminate selling of
drugs has been rejxorted to the Board of
Health this year.
OVER IN CHARLESTON.
What Is Going on in the Palmetto
Wesley Pugh, a colored switchman in the
Northeastern railroad's yard, caught his
foot in a “frog” on Friday night and was
run over and killed.
St. Luke’s church, which has ben closed
for repairs during the past two months, is
sufficiently near completion to admit of its
The Charleston Exchange has prepared
an address to Postmaster General Vilas in
reference to better postal facilities between
Eurojiean ports and American jiorts. This
address sets forth as a preamble that Post
master Vilas has given admirable facilities
so far as the outgoing mails are concerned,
and ineludos tho schedules between most of
our imjxortant jiorts, by the various steam
ship lines and continental jiorts. There are,
however, several causes of complaint urged
against the incoming mails. It is stated
among other things that the mails are often
sent to this country by slow steamers,which
arrive here long after steamers which are
dispatched on later dates, but which are not
allowed the privilege of carrying mails. In
this way it often hajijxcns that invoices of
goods actually arrive before the receipt of
letters giving the advices of their shipment.
Tho Postmaster General is, therefore, jieti
tioned to use his influence with the postal
departments complained of to allow the
sending of the mails by the first and fastest
steamers leaving port.
English Dairyq Pineapple and Cream
Cheese at J. G. Nelson & Co’s.
Remember that if you buy asl worth
from J. G. Nelson & Cos., you get a chance
on the fifteen half barrels of Flour which
they will give away on Nov. 1,1887. They
guarantee prices as 16w, if not lower, than
any house in the city; a trial will convince
one of the fact at once.
Full assortment Gordan & Dilworth’s
Preserves and Jellies at bottom prices at S.
Go to Platshek’s for Kid Gloves; money
saved on every jiair.
Handsome line of Scarfs at Belsinger’s, 24
Starch six pounds for 25c. at S. W.
AN ENTRANCE SECURED.
The New Railroad Will Use the Savan
nah Florida and Western Terminals.
Maj. J. A. A. West, the general manager
of the Birmingham and Atlantic Air-Line,
sajd last night that on Monday morning the
contractor of the Savannah, Dublin and
Western road would concentrate his forces
on this end of the line, and begin the work
of grading from the junction with the Sa
vannah, Florida and Western to the por
tion of the road now graded. The Birming
ham and Atlantic Air-Line has made
arragemente with the Savannah, Florida
and Western to use its terminal facilities,and
it will come in over the Savannah Florida and
Western track from Southover junction,
and the work of connecting the part of
the roadbed now made with the
Savannah, Florida and Western at
Southover junction will be pushed as rapid
ly- as possible. This will complete the first
fifty mile section of the roadbed, and track
laylng will be begun on it at once. Besides
this section, there are forty-five miles gradod
frcfci Macon, making altogether eighty-five
miles already done, besides the ten miles at
this end, 'which will be finished in a few
GENERAL RAILWAY NEWS.
Matters of Money and Management
About Various Lines.
Gen. Alexander went North last night.
General Freight and Passenger Agent
Hardee, of the Savannah, Florida and
Western railway, left last night for New
The General Time Convention will meet
in New York on Wednesday. Cos). H. S.
Haines, President of the association is now
North, and will remain until after the con
A letter received yesterday from Maj.
William Hr on, the Bull street ticket agent
for the Charleston and Savannah and Sa
vannah, Florida and Western railways,
stotex that he will return to Savannah prob
ably the last of this week. He is now in
The Associate railway, otherwise the
Queen and Crescent system, is composed of
the Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas
Pacific railway, lessees of the Cincinnati
Southern 336 miles, the Alabama Great
Southern 295 miles. New Orleans and North
eastern 186 miles, Vicksburg and Meridian
142 W miles, and the Vicksburg, Shreveport
and Pacific 189 miles, constituting 1,158}£
miles of railway.
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Their Business Booming.
Probably no one thing has caused such a
general revival of trade at Lippman Bros.
Drug Store as their giving away to their
customers of so many free trial bottles of
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption.
Their trade is simply enormous in this very
valuable article from the fact that it always
cures and never disappoints. Coughs, Colds,
Asthma, Bronchitis. Croups and ail throat
and lung diseases quickly cured. You can
test it before buying by getting a trial bottle
free, large size tfl. Every bottle warranted.
Our New Post Office
Barracks site or not, it is aboqt time we had
anew- post office. If the barracks site is too
far out for the post office, why then don’t
the city exchange the city market for the
barracks and put the post office on the
market site; it would make very little differ
ence to H. Logan, the butcher who sells
New York, Boston and Baltimore choice
meats. He feels sure that he has the confi
dence of the public, and they would buy of
him no matter where his stand would be.
If you want a fine steak, a good roast, or
some choice chops, call on H. Logan, Ful
ton Market. Corned beef always on hand.
New Edam Cheese at Cooper’s, 23 Whita
Excitemtent Next Week.
Platshek’s will sell 1,000 pairs of the cele
brated “Pauline Hall” real Kid Glove, five
button, scallop top, heavy embroidered
backs, all sizes and shades, for 50c. per pair.
Grand goods even at sl.
John S. Martin’s Creamery Butter, 30c.
per pound, at S. W. Branch’s.
Men's Furnishing Goods at Belsinger’s, 24
Try a sack of Nelson & Co.’s Superlative
Flour; it is the finest on the market.
Colgate's New Soap, ten cakes for 25c., at
S. W. Branch’s.
Wear Platshek’s Kid Gloves for entire
Platshek’s, the original and “the only”
place to buy Kid Gloves.
New Pineapple Cheese at Cooper’s, 28
For the finest goods go to Cooper’s 28
The most beautifully trimmed Bonnets
and Hats at Altmayer’s. Opening Thurs
day and Friday.
See Altmayer’s Cloaks at opening Thurs
day and Friday. Prettiest ever seen in Sa
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 the
grandest display of most beautiful de
signs in ornamental and decorated art ever
placed before the Savannah public. Faust
and Marguerite, in companion pieces, in re
liex-o, arc gems worthy of the poetic interest
that attaches to the weird and mystic. Be
sides we are receiving, almost daily, invoices
of beautiful objects <3 virtu in the latest
and most novel conceits. Our display of
fine 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
lie 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. Sternrerg,
157 Broughton street.
Broadway Silk Hats at Belsinger’s, 24
Malaga Grapes only 20c. a pound at J. G.
Nelson & Co’s.
Look at Altnuiyer’s lovely Dress Goods at
opening Thursday and Friday.
Oak, Pine and Light wood,
For sale by K. B. Cassels, corner Taylor and
East Broad streets. Telephone No. 77.
Gloria, wears better than silk, for $2 50,
silver-tip $3, gold-tip s.i 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
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,
tor 25c., Knee Pants, age 4 to 13, for 50c. to
75c., Suits, 4to 13, for $2 .50. Also a 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 $.7 no, as we
manufacture our clothing, and sell them at
prices our competitors buy them at.
Cashmere Roquet Soap for sale cheap at
J. G. Nelson <k (jo’s. '
INotices of services in other churches are pub
ished by request on Saturday.]
Christ Church, Johnson square, Rev.
Thomas Boone, rector. —The eighteenth
Sunday after Trinity. Holy communion
at 7:30 a. m. Morning prayer and sermon
at 11 o’clock. Sunday school at 4:30 o’clock.
Evening service at 5:30 o'clock. On
Wednesday evening service at 5:30 o’clock.
St. John's Church, Madison square, the
Rev. George W. E. Fisse, rector ad interim.
—Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity. Divine
services and sermon at 11 a. m. Sunday
school at 4:30p. in. On Wednesday even
ing prayer at o o’clock.
First Presbyterian Church, Monterey
square, Rev. J. W. Rogan, pastor. —Servi-
ces at 11 a. m. and Bp. ill. by the pastor.
Sunday school at 4p. rn. Prayer meeting
Wednesday evening at 8 o’clock.
Independent Presbyterian Church, Pastors
L 8. K. Axson, Leonard Woolsey Bacon.—
Hours of worship, 11 a. m., Bp. m. Sunday
school 4:30 p. m. Midweek service Thurs
day, sp. in. Sunday, Oct. 9, morning and
evening services in the Lecture-room, with
preaching by Mr. Bacon.
Christian " Church, Bolton and Howard
streets, T. E. White, pastor.— Preaching at
11 a. m. and *p. m. Sunday school at 9:30
a. m. Prayer meeting Thursday at Bp. ui.
You are welcome.
St. Phillip’s A. M. E Church, S. H. Rob
ertson, pastor. —Morning prayer meeting
at 5 o’clock. Preaching at 10:30 a. m., by
Presiding Elder J. A. Wood. Sunday school
at 1:12 p. m. Preaching at 3p. in., by Rev.
R. Seabrook, of Orlando, Fla , and by
Presiding Elder at 7:80 p. m. This being
our last quarterly meeting we cordially in
First African Baptist Church, E. K. Love,
pastor.—Prayer meeting at 5:30 a. m.
'’reaching by IV. G. Clark at 11 a. m.
Discipline meeting at 9 a. m. Sunday
school at 3p. m. Preaching bv the pas
tor at 7:45 p. m.: “The Christian Mistaking
His Troubles.” Visitors always welcome.
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
of 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 per
son knows that the blood is the life current,
and any taint in it must of course be inju
rious to the body. Blood impurities may
manifest themselves in various shapes.
Sometimes it is rheumatism, sometimes
scrofulous troubles, again in glaudular
swellings, ulcers, sores, boils, skin erup
tions, scalp diseases and 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.”
Dr. 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.
N. B —P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Root
and Potassium) is now on 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 in
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 take thirty to fifty bottles of it
to effect a cure; two to lour 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. M'f’u Cos.,
Wholesaled in Savannah. Ga.. by O. But
ler, Solomons Cos., Lippman Bros.
Gibson's Nectar, Baker and Wilson whis
kies, at S. W. Branch's.
large assortment Toilet Soaps at S. W.
For the lowest prices go to Cooper's, 28
Ten cakes Colgate’s New Soap for 25c. at
Cooper’s, 28 Whitaker street.
Floating Soap, five calves for 25c., at
Cooper's, 38 Whitaker street.
Ten cakes Colgate's New Soap for 25c. at
J. G. Nelson & Co’s.
Fine California and Cognac Brandy very'
cheap at J. G. Nelson & Co’s.
Black, Nutt and Brown Stiff Hats, the
latest, at Belsinger's, 24 Whitaker street.
All the leading E. &. W. Collars, at Bel
singer’s, 24 Whitaker street.
New Preserves just received. J. G. Nel
son & Cos.
New Canned Goods very low at J. G.
Nelson & Co’s.
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 found a choice assortment
of plain and fancy China and Glassware
more varied and complete .'nan ever before.
We keep all the little conveniences and
latest novelties so sought after by the ladies.
TO KEEP YOU WARM
We have Kerosene Stoves, Coal Hods, Coal
Fire Dogs, Fenders. Shovels and
Tongs, Pokers, Blower Stands, etc.
Remember to see us when in need of any
thing in our line.
Jak. S. Silva & Son.
At the Harnett House, Savannah, Ga.,
you get all the comforts of the high-priced
ho els, and save from 81 to $2 per day. Try
it and be convinced.— Boston Home Jour
A Lively Whirl.
It takes live methods to succeed in any
thing. Business doesn't come to the mer
chant who waits. Wo 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, hut to sell, ami now we want to sell it.
You may not bo ready to buy yet, vet
many,are buying their fall and winter suits
now. The early buyer has many advan
tages over the late %>ne —full linos, 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 he done, hence we sug
gest the advantage of early buyers. You
have 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? Como and go
over our stock with us; your eyes will be
opened. 1 arents 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 e- ’
• oN -'iITCHELL,
ahe (joluoa Ann, i.iyi Broughton street.
Oak, Pine and Lightwood,
lor sale by It. B. ('assets, corner Taylor
and Kic* t .. a T-lephone No. 77.
Look as win toe. iUu.-. J. u. Mvibouii, (Jo.
LUDDEN <fc BATES S. M. H
Our Stationery Department
IST K W ARRIVALS.
011(1 BOXES, with handsome Lithograph no
04Mr cover, containing 21 sheets good Kota
and 24 Karronial Envelopes. Price only 10 cents
1)00 Boxes, with handsome Lithograph on
cover, containing 24 sheets Letter Paper and 24
Letter Envelopes. Only 15 cents.
1,000 Boxes Fine Stationery, contents 21 sheets
Paper. 24 Envelopes, 1 L. & B. S. M. H. Inserted
Rubber Nickle Tipped Lead Pencil. 2 L. & B 8
M. H. Steel Pens, 1 Penholder, 1 Blotting Pad
25 cents each. ’
1,000 Boxes Elite Correspondence Stationery
24 sheets Paper, 24 Envelopes. 35 cents. ’
500 Boxes Regent Cards, handsome Lithograph
Top Box, 24 fine Bristol Cards and Envelopes to
match. 25 cents.
500 Boxes Mourning Stationery, contains 24
sheets Mourning Paper and 24 Mourning En
velopes. 40 cents.
1,000 Reams of L. * B. S. M. H. Fine Writing
Paper in Notes, Congress. Letter, Fools Cap
Legal Cap and Bell Cap. Price 20 cents a pound
500 Gross Steel Pens at 75c. gross, 10c. dozen!
Special Notice to the Public.
Above goods represent some of the style*
known as popular lines of Box Paper, Ordinary
Writing Paper and popular styles of Steel Pens
While the quantities mentioned may seem
large, we have the exact quantities of each
article mentioned, and they comprise but a
small part of our stock of correspondence sta
tionery. We have all the latest styles of Papers
and our assortment comprises in variety choice
selections and popular prices with the stocks
carried in the larger Eastern and Western cities
How can we do it* Carry such a stock sim
ply by supplying the consumers of fine Station
ery'in every section of the South. We get up
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 benefit of low price*
which we are enabled to offer by making large
and frequent purchases.
Li. & B. S. M. H.
The Savannah Academy
Will open its Nineteenth Annual Session on
MONDAY, the 3d of October,
Instruction given in Ancient and Modern
languages, Mathematics and English.
Catalogues at all of the book stores.
Office hours from Ba. m. to 5 p. m. , commenc
ing the 26th.
JOHN TALIAFERRO, Principal.
CHARLES W. BAIN. rniv.Va..FirstAssistant.
University of Georgia.
P. H. MELL, D. D., LL. D., Chancellor.
I”HE 87th session of the Departments at Ath
ens will begin Wednesday, October 5, 1887,
TUITION FREE, except in lAw Department.
Secretary Board of Trustees.
COMMERCIAL AND PRACTICAL INSTITUTE
111 LIBERTS' ST., SAVANNAH, GA.
I>HONOORAPHY, BOOKKEEPING. TYPE
i WRITING, PENMANSHIP, TELEGRAPH
ING and DRAWING.
Open day and night. Students may enter at
any time. C. S. RICHMOND,
Savannah and Tybee Railway Cos.
Superintendent's Office, I
Savanna** Ga., Sept. 10, 1887. f
/ iX and after MONDAY, Sept. 12, 1887, the
* " following Schedule will be In effect:
No. 1. No. 8.
Leave Savannah 9:30 a m 3:00 p m
Arrive Tybee 10:30 a m 4:iTO p ui
No. 2. No. 4.
Leave Tybee 11:00 am 5:45 pin
Arrive savannah 12:00 m 6:45 pm
All trains leave Savannah from Savannah and
Tybee I>,*je>t in S.. F. and W. yard, east of pas
senger depot. leave Tybee from Ocean House.
Tickets on sale at Depot Ticket Office and
Fernandez's Cigar Store, corner Bull and
Broughton streets. C. O. HAINES,
Superintendent and Engineer.
Coast Line Railroad.
Suburban Sunday Schedule.
Cathedral Cemetery, Bonaven
ture and Thunderbolt.
SCHEDULE P’cm THIS BAt
Leave Savannah 8 n. m , 9:35 a. m„ 10:35a. m.,
11:45 a. m., 2 p. m., 3 p. m., 4 p. m., 5 p. m., 6 p,
m., 6:50 p. m.
Leave Kunaventur- 7:20 a. m., 9:05 a. m., 10:05
a. m., 11:05 a. rn., 12:40 p m., 2:40 p. in., 3:30 p.
m.. 4:30 p. m.. 5:30 n. rn , 6:30 p. m.
Leave Thunderbolt 7:10 a. in., 9 a. m., 10 a.
m.,11a.m., 12:35 p.m.. 2:35 p. m., 8:25 p.m.,
4:25 p. m., 5:85 p. in., (1:25 p. m.
Round trip to Bonaventure 20c.; round trip to
Thunderbolt 25c.; round trip to Cathedral Ceme.
Take Broughton street cars 25 minutes before
departure of suburban trains. *
R. E. COBB, Superintendent.
TO LIKE NEW,
SAVANNAH STEAM LAUNDRY.
131 Congress Street.
Ufy- All goo, 1 s are insured against loss by flrO.
We have furnished all of the Teachers with
printed lists of the BOOKS that will be used in
t heir rooms. For the benefit of all we have at*
tached the exart cost of each Book. On all of
the new BOOKS that will be introduced this sea
season, we have arranged to buy the old
This will reduce the cost to our many cus
tornrrs for BOOKS to a very low fljrure. Sen l
all of the little folks to us, as we nave stock
enough to furnish the town.
■S and 44 Bull Street.