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TO SELL THE BARRACKS,
THE STOCKHOLDERS ACCEPT CAPT.
The Government to Have the Bull
Street Front and the Drayton Street
Frontage to be Sold to Capt. Purse
for $36,500- Opposition to the Sale-
End of the Hotel Scheme.
The final scenes in t he new hotel move were
enacted last night at Metropolitan Hall, and
the project which has so long filled the
minds of many citizens has passed away
into what the poets call the “vista of the
The stockholders of the Oglethorpe Heal
Estate Company assembled to the number
of about fifty in Metropolitan Hall, Presi
dent Weil in the chair, for tho pur
pose of acting upon the offer of Capt. D.
The paper containing the names of those
who had authorized Mr. Purse to dispose* of
their interests in the company and consent
ing to the sale of the property for $75,000,
was read. After the reading, attention was
called to the fact that it had not been ascer
tained whether or not a quoiurn was pres
ent. A committee consisting of Messrs.
J. B. Duckworth, U*e Hoy Myers and J. C.
Rowland was appointed to examine the
proxies, and they reported that a legal
quorum was present.
CAPT. rUUSE'S LRTTEH.
The following letter was then lead:
Savannah, Ga.. Nov. 1, !W.
fl. A. 11V<7, Ks'j., President Ofjlrthot'pe lieal
Estate Company , City:
Dear Sir—l beg to inform you. and through
you the stockholders of the Oglethorpe Heal
Estate Company, that, in pursuance of the
authority granted me by the paiwr 1 tearing date
—— . siguerl by th* stockholders of the
Oglethorpe Real Estate Company, and repre
seutnig two thirls . its stock. 1 nave effected a
sale to the 1 ;.ired States government for the
sum of $49,500 n) of that portion of the property
know;' as toe United States Barrack* covering
the whole of the front 'Bull street and iw
feet each on Harr.* and Liberty streets being
reetangular in sba*.* * The United States At
torney. who is investign i.ig title prior to the
making of conveyance to the United States, has
requested that the conveyance shall i*e duly
authorized in a regular meeting of stockholders
of the company by a vote of two-thirds of tho
entire stock. Agreeable to his request, I beg
that you will lay the matter before the stock
holders" meeting to-night, and have proper
resolutions passed for this purpose.
As to the remainder of the tiarracks lot, 1 beg
to submit the following two propositions:
1. So soon as the title to the portion sold
to the United Stains shall have been
executed and accepted to the United States.
T will pay the sum of $25,500 cash for good and
sufficient warranty titles to the remainder of
the lot: or
2. Upon the execution of titles to the United
States, as above, and acceptance of the title by
them, I will pay the stun of SIOO, and give my
promissory note due on or before three months
after date ! • the sum of $*5,500, for the execu
tion and delivery to me of a bond for the titles
to th * remainder of said lot, on the following
conditions: Good and sufficient warranty titles
are to bo made to me on payment of sain note,
with the understanding and agreement that in
the meantime the proiierty shall be sold by me
in block or in lots, and if there is realized from
the sale more than $26,000. then the excess over
and above the sum of $26,000,
shall lx* by me turned into the
treasury of the Oglethorpe Real Estate
Company to become part of the assets of the
stock in which its stockholders are interested.
This latter proposition includes the right to have
titles made to me or to my assigns for the whole
or any part, upon payment on account of said
note in proportion to the area of the portion
In explanation of this second alternative
proposition. I will say that the sum of $26,000, is
fixed upon in onlerto allow the sum>f SSOO for the
amount to be paid by me for the bond for titles,
and for the expenses of conducting the sab* to
the United States government, and the contem
plated sale of the balance of the said property.
In conclusion, I request that the matters re
ferred to in this letter may Ie definitely acted
upon by the st>ckholders v in tlieir meeting to
night. Yours very respectfully,
D. G. Purse.
OPPOSITION TO THE SALE.
Considerable discussion arose over the
several propositions in the letter. The
lawyers present were called upon to give
their opinion on the question of soiling the
property in part or as a whole, and also as
to the rights of those who had not accepted
stock in the company, but still held their in
terests by reason of their original subscrip
tions to a one-hundredth part of the pur
Two resolutions, covering Mr. Purse’s two
propositions, were offered by Mr. A. R.
Lawton, Jr. Maj. A. L. Hartridge moved
to amend by accepting Mr. Purse's first
proposition. The amendment was accepted
and the resolutions were then offered as fol
THE SALK CONFIRMED.
Be it Rrxvh fd, By the Stockholders of the Ogle
thorpe Real Estate Company, representing two
t hint- of the entire stock of the said company.
! hat tbe Directors bp. and they are hereby re
quested and instructed to cause to lie uncle unto
tne United states government, ace nt and suf
ficient warranty title in and to that portion of
tlie real estate of tbits company described as fol
lows, that Is to say: beginning at Ihe southeas
tern corner of Bull ai:<l Liberty streets in the
city of Savannah, and running thence along the
eastern line of Bull street feet and ft inches to
the northern line of Harris street; thence along;
the not.hern line of Harris street 1211 feet; theme
in northerly direction to a point on the south
ern line of Liberty street which shall be I Jt l feet
front the southeastern corner of Bull and Liber
ty streets: and thence along the southern line of
Liberty street 12D feet to the point of beginning.
B 1 it further
Resolved, That Ihe price to be paid by the
United Slates government shall be not less than
848,500, lobe paid in cash after the receipt of
title by the Secretary of the Treasury.
liV'o/ri’c By the stockholders of the Ogle
thorpe Real Estate Company, representing two
thirds '■! the entire stock of said company, that
the first alternative proposition of I>. (1. Purse
he and the same is hereby accepted: and that
the Directors ): ami they are hereby requested
and instructed to carry out the agreement, and
to have t itles signed, sealed and delivered.
Be it further icsulved, That the letter trom D.
Cl. Purse read to the meeting this evening be
spread upon the minutes as a part of the
records or this meeting.
A vote was taken with the following re
For the resolutions SSB
Against the resolutions 119
The vote necessary to carry the resolu
tions wus M>7, or two-thirds of the stock.
’The motion prevailed, ami the directors were
instructed to sell to Mr. Purse.
It was stated during the meeting that
some of those who had not accepted stock
would contest the right of the incorporation
to sell their holdings, and one gentleman
who had not accepted the company’s scrip
left the meeting.
The sale of the property probably ends all
attempts to build a large hotel in Savannah
for many years to come.
PUBLIC HEALTH PROMOTERS.
Dr. Falllgant to Attend the Memphis
Convention Next Week.
The American Public Health Association
will hold its sixteenth annual convention in
Memphis next week, opening on Tuesday
and remaining in session until .Saturday. The
meeting will be attended by prominent
physicians and sanii arians from all over
the United States and Canada.
Dr. L. A. Kalligant, of this city, who is a
member of the association, and who enter
tained the delegates at the convention here
in 1880, will represent Savannah. Among
the important subjects to be discussed and
which are of vital interest to Savannah’s
people are “The Pollution of Water Bup
plieg,” and “The Disposal of Refuse Mattor
of Cities.” Dr. Falligant will discuss the
subject of house drainage.
The Confederate Vetera::*.
The regular meeting of the Confederate
Veterans’ Association wus held last night
and the routine business transacted. The
Treasurer’s report showed the association to
be in a flourishing condition. Gen. McLaws
was requested to prepare a paper to be read
a t a special meeting to be called at an early
THROUGH THE CITY.
Items Gathered Hare and There by the
The City Council will hold .a regular meet
Georgia Chapter Koval Arch Masons will
hold a regular convocation to-night
The Equitable Loan and Building Asso
ciation will hold its fourteenth regular
monthly meeting to-night.
Yesterday was All saints-day, and it was
observed with special services at the Cathe
dral and in St. John's and Christ Episcopal
Mr. Charles M, Hushing, who has been
Secretary to the Purchasing Agent of the
Savannah. Florida and Western railway for
several years, left last night for Albu
querque, N. M.. where he expects to make his
future home. Yesterday morning he was
presented with a gold headed cane by the
clerks in the Purchasing Agent’s office. Mr.
M. F. Beals in behalf of these gentlemen
made the presentation.
THE Y. M. C. ASSOCIATION.
Its First Annual Meeting—Officers
Elected for Next Year.
The first annual business meeting of the
Young Men’s Christian Association was
held last night, President C. P. Miller presid
ing. The devotional exercises were con
ducted by Mr. George O. Hussey.
Mr. James Farie. Jr., chairman of the
Finance Committee, reported that after
paying all bills there is a small balance left
in the treasury. He also reported as chair
man of the Gymnasium Committee that the
large hall on the fourth floor of Odd Fel
lows' building has been secured three after
noons and evenings each week for gym
Mr. H. T. Moore, Chairman of the Enter
tainment and Lecture Committee, reported
that, several entertainments are being ar
ranged to be given In the near future.
The committee appointed to nominate
directors for the ensuing year reported
through its Chairman, Mr. A. T. Perkins,
the following ticket:
For President—C. P. Miller.
For Vice President—C. M. Gilbert.
For Recording Secretary—John Nichol
For Treasurer—Janies Farie, Jr.
Directors—F.. F. Cunningham, 11. T.
Moore, D. 11. Bythewood, S. A. White, W.
tic Bruyn Kops, D. V. Lebey, W. B. Spann,
The report was accepted, and the t icket
was unanimously elected. General Secre
tary Gordon sjiofco briefly regarding the as
soeiation’s work; he showed the necessity of
each one accepting the work delegated to
him in order that it lie not burdensome to
a few. There was also some discussion ns to
how the association can reach the larger
number of young men.
STABBED WITH A DIRK KNIFE..
A Tug Boat Captain Seriou ly Cut by a
Mclntosh County Man
A serious cutting affray took place on
Houston street between South Broad and
South Broad street lane at 2 o'clock yester
day morning. Frank Boulineau, Captain
of the tug Winpenny, met a man named
Sims, from Mclntosh county, and they
got into a quarrel over a woman named
Susan Livingston, who lived in Mary Ferre
bee’s house of ill-fame.
The dispute waxed warhi, and the man
from Mclntosh drew a knife and cut Bou
lineau in the head. Sims then ran, and
nothing more was seen of him. Boulineau
was taken to Dr. Stone’s office, where liis
wound was dressed. It looked like a danger
ous cut then, but the wounded man was
taken to his home in Gordon block, whore
he was attended by Dr. Weichselbaum, and
it is probable that, he will recover. Sims
went back to the Ferrebee woman's house,
and remained there all night.
About S o’clock in the morning the woman
opened the house, and wheu she went out
on the stoop she saw spots of blood. She
thought someone had been cut there, and
she rau back into the house, and said a
murder had been committed. This
awakened Sims, and he got out of bed.
and. the woman say's, closed a long-bladed
knife that was lying beside him open and
bloody, and put it in liis pocket. He dressed
and left the house; and it has been learned
that he went up to Atlanta on yesterday
morning’s train. He came here with two
mules and a race horse to sell, and he loft
them in O'Brien’s stable, where they now
A DOCTOR IN QUARANTINE.
The Way the Jacksonville Health
Authorities Look After Things.
The quarantining of Dr. Bulloch, who
went from here to Tampa two or three
weeks ago, at Jacksonville, was mentioned
in yesterday’s Morning News in connection
with telegraphic correspondence between
Health Officer McFarland and Mr. Hart
r.dgi, Chairman of the Jacksonville Quar
rntue Committee. At a meeting ot the
Jacksonville Board of Health on Monday
the report of Inspector Stallings who
arrested I)r. Bulloch and sent him into qunr
antinie was presented. Dr. * Bulloch
left Tampa about a week ago
and was arrested and detained
at the quarantine camp near Lakeland,
where it was supposed that he would be
detained for fifteen days and fumigated.
He had a certificate from Dr. Caldwell re
leasing him from quarantine, but the In
spector noticed that it was not stamped as
Dr. Caldwell’s certificates usually are, and
consequently arrested him. Dr. Bulloch
was anxious to come through to Savannah,
and, it was claimed, attempeil to force him
self through, but the Inspector held him
by force until Mr. Hartridgo and Dr. Mitch
ell went to the depot and ordered him
taken to the sand hills, where lie is detained.
The Savannah health authorities have full
confidence in the Jacksonville quarantine,
and are depending upon it wholly as a safe
guard against danger here.
LOOKING_ AFTER JACK.
What the Savannah Port Society is
Doing lor Seafaring Men.
Rev. J. L. Gilmore, Chaplain of the Sa
vannah Port Society, in his October report
gives some interesting statistics, showing
the work that is being done In behalf of the
seamen. The sailors’ reading rooms are
well patronized, and anew life is being put
into the entire work.
No. of seamen visiting rooms 301
Pages of tracts distributed 1,838
Seamen’s friend distributed G 8
Life Boat distributed 60
Bibles and Testaments distributed 16
Sermons preached 4
Total abst itienee pledges taken 1
Ships visited 11
The Young Men’s Christian Association
has interested itself in the work, and has
already rendered the society valuable aid.
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH CHOIR.
A Chorus to Take the Place of a Quar
Tho music committee of St. John's church
has given notice that the quartette choir
will not be engaged for the coming year.
On aocount of the financial condition of the
parish tho vestry desires to cut down the
expenses, and will, therefore, organize a
volunteer chorus choir from the mem hereof
the congregation. Quartette choirs have
lieen customary in Savannah, and particu
larly in this church, as they seemed the
only moans whereby to secure the best
music. St. John’s choir consisted of Mrs. L.
Haynes, soprano; Mrs. Ward, alto; Mr.
Ward, tenor, and Mr. Waller, bass, and
their excellent voices will be missed from
Bouquet, Atkinson s new perfume. This
superb distillation sweetly recalls fragrant
Swiss flowers. .Bright jewels in a setting of
THE MORNING NEWS: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2. 1887.
A BLOODY FRACAS.
Negroes at Ogeechee Make Free Use
of a Knife and Pistol.
A fight that will probably have a fatal
ending occurred on Capt. Cunningham’s
Grove Hill plantation, on the Ogeechee,
fourteen miles from this city, on Saturday
The principals were two negroes,
named Daniel Pryor and Levis Handy.
Handy wanted a shuve, as the next day was
Sunday, and he went over to Pryor's bouse,
as Pryor was the barber of the neighbor
hood. He started to enter the door, when
Pryor began to curse him roundly, and,
according to Handy’s statemeut, with
out any reason. Handy told Pryor to
stop cursing, but his injunction was with
out effect. Finally Handy started at Pryor,
who drew a pistol and shot his antagonist
in the thigh. Handy drew a large knife and
cut Pryor's face from his forehead down to
his mouth, stabbed him in the shoulder and
in otlrr places about the body and head.
At, th point of the proceedings a negro
named Henry Graham put in his appear
ance and struck Pryor in the back of the
head with a gun. This put an
end to the fight, and the
contestants were carried to their
homes. Justice King issued a warrant for
the arrest of Pryor and sent a constable to
serve it. Pryor nad bid tinder the house,
but the constable waited nearby until his
mau canw out. He could bear liis groans
all tin 1 while, and Pryor’s wounds began to
be painful, so he gave himself up, but he
had to lie put tolled instead of in jail.
Graham was arrested oil Sunday and on
Monday his father went to Justice King’s
office to effect l\i.-> release, but he
began to curse and swear and abuse the
magistrate, who ordered him arrested.
It required the combined efforts of two con
stables to effect tiie arrest, but finally they
succeeded and tied Graham, as lie would
not remain quiet while allowed the free use
of his brawny arms. His son was bailed
out later by his friends, but the father was
brought into Savannah and lodged in jail.
Dr. W. W. Owens visited the two wounded
men and declared their wounds to be
A NIGHT OF COMEDY.
John Sleeper Clarke’s First Appear
ance Before a Savannah Audience.
The Theatre was uot tilled last night but
it was pretty nearly so. All of the old
theatre-goers were there and the audience
was a thoroughly representative one—one
that any actor would bo proud to appear
before. It was Mr. Clarke's first appear
ance in the South, and he was given a wel
come that he will not be apt soon to forget.
The audience expected much, and it was
not disappointed. Mr. Clarke is a comedian
of the old school. He is a man well ad
vanced ill years, but to see him trip over the
stage with the springy steps of a youth no
one would think it. Time has dealt gently
The pluv ‘Tleir-at-Law,” in which he ap
peared last night, is one of his greatest suc
cesses, aud his “Dr. Pangloss'’ and “Zekiol
Homespun,” are two of Tiis greatest parts.
The plot of “Heir-at-Law” is the old hack
neyed one of the wrongful heir being
eventually ousted by the rightful heritor
turning up at. an inconvenient period to in
truders, unwilling and willing alike. But
for one character standing out in mirth
moving prominence, it is doubtful if
the playwright’s work would have lived be
yond his contemporaries. It is due to the
actor, however, that “Dr. Pangloss” has be
come one of tho characters of proverbs.
The two characters in which Mr. Clarke
appeal's are entirely opposite. One is that
of a guileless old tutor; the other that of a
blunt jtmd big-hearted countryman. His
change from one to the other is as quick as
it is complete, and in neither would the
audience suspect that the actor
is tho same. Mr. Clarke’s methods are as
effective as they are artistic, and his
comedy is hardly surpassed, lie is ably
supported. His son, Mr. Creston Clarke,
the rollicking, dashing “Dick Dowlas,”
played the part for all it was worth. He
is a graceful and painstaking young actor,
and although yet young, lie promises to
take his place well up among the names of
those of his family who have acquired his
trionic fame. He is a grandson ot the elder
Booth and aspires to Ik- a representative of
Miss Marie Hudspeth as “Cicely Home
spun."’ gave a charming interpretation of
the part .
Mr. Theodore Hamilton, the “Lord
Duberly” of the play, was very cordially
received. The cast is a strong one through
out. At the close of the comedy the origi
nal epilogue was spoken in characters by
Mesdames Gertnon. Hudspeth, Hamilton;
Messrs Creston Clarke. Hamilton, Boker,
Leslie aud John S. Clarke.
The opening piece, a comedietta, “A Fair
Encounter,” was not less enjoyed than the
comedy itself. There are but two charac
ters in the plav, “lstdy Clara St. John” and
“Mrs. Celia Greenville,” and both were
To-night Mr. Ciarke will appeal - in “She
Stoops to Conquer." This comedy, the
masterpiece of the dramatic writings of
Oliver Goldsmith, has a iieculiar, but
natural charm for ladies. In Baltimore and
everywhere else it has drawn overflowing
audiences. The fact of Mr. Clarke playing
“Tony Lumpkin;” young Clarke, who com
bines both the families of Booth and Clarke,
acting “Young Marlow;” Mrs. Germon,
who maternally is a Jefferson and inherits
the comic genius of that family, playing
“Mrs. Hardoastle;” Theo. Hamilton, who,
during the war, was the first star
actor in the South, acting “Old Hardoastle,”
Miss Brandou —a charming reminder of
Mary An terson—appearing as “Miss Hard
castle;” Miss Hudspeth, a vivacious lon
don soubrette of high repute, doing “Miss
Neville,” Is quite enough to command suc
cess. The comedy is so delightful that
Harper'. s Magazine published it with illus
trations by Abbey.
Contributions for the Infirmary.
The ladies of the Georgia Infirmary Aid
Association solicit cast off garments for
males and females, old linen, blankets,
feather bods and pillows. Any articles will
be thankfully received for the inmates of
the infirmary by Mrs. R. H. Audereou,
President c f the association.
Books for Convicts.
A barrel of books, Sunday school supplies
and temperance matter, has beeu sent by
the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union
to the Savannah convicts at Cole City, in
response to a request from them for the
purpose of starting a Sunday school.
Mrs. C. M. Holst left yesterday on the
Tallahassee for the North.
F. G. dullignon, Esq., returned yesterday
from Macon, where he spent the week.
Dr. nnd Mrs. J. E. Black shea r left yester
day on the Tallahassee for New York,
whence they will sail for England.
Mr. John S. Schley, fox - the past two
years : 'he freight department of the Cen
tra! ra, ul, has resigned his place, and
will t ■ i for a Macon firm.
Mr. W. W. David will take charge ns ob
server at the signal service station ut Titus
ville, Fla., to day. Mr. Pennywitt who has
had charge of the station, will go to Point
Signal Observer Hannerhas been grantod
a leave of absence, and will leave this morn
ing for Charleston, where he will spend
gala week. Mr. Banner is a faithful officer
in the signal service, and fully merits the
brief rest which he will have from duty.
“She Stoopa to Conquer.”
Acting copieeof the “Heir-at-Lnw,” “She
Stoops to Conquer,” “Toodles,” “Follies of
a Night.” “Paul Pry,” “Fortune’s Frolics,”
and ot t comedies can be had at Estill’s
News Depot. Price Joe.
ANOTHER FALSE CLEW.
A THEORY CONCEF.NINGTHE BEAU
LIEU MYSTERY EXPLODED.
A Second Remarkable Circumstantial
Case Disproved The Murdered Wo
man Supposed to be Annie Lee, but
She is Found Alive and at Her Home
A Review of the Case.
The Beauiieu mystery is likely to place
itself in the category of unexplained crimes.
It ranks now, in mysteriousness, with the
famous Rahway caSe, anil like it has fur
nished many clews to lie traced, none of
which have thrown a particle of light upon
the remarkable case. In some respects it is
much more deserving of fame than the
much talked of New Jersey crime, for in
following up two of the threads that seemed
to lead to a solution tw o remarkable cases of
circumstantial evidence were develoiied and
almost proved, only to lie shown false when
they seemed most true. Immediately after
the finding of the Duly rumors that the
dead woman was a Mrs. Thompson began
to circulate and the facts m the case were
all hunted up. Mrs. Thompson was ac
counted for up to the time that the mur
dered woman was supposed to have been
killed. Bhe had left her husband
about that time and had not been
beard of afterward. Her husband
had been seen with a musket and
had been heard to threaten to take her life,
and everything pointed to her as the vic
tim. 1i t frioivi. and family thought she
had been killed an l gave her up for dead,
and j . : as the case seemed to lie made out
and u ositive conclusion reached that she
was dead, regardless <>l the evidence in the
case, she turned up alive and well at, Da
rien The circumstantial evidence in that
case was strong enough to have hanged the
man with whom sl was last seen, bui her
appearance saved him from arrest.
NOT KILLED WITH AN AX.
Subsequent to this it was reported that a
white women and a negro man were seen
walking down the road toward the spot
where the body was found, and they were
traced to within a mile of that spot, but
they could l>e followed no further. The
white woman had li n seen around Isle of
Hope for several days and had slept m the
house of Diana Thompson, a nogross. One
morning she started down the road with
the negro, and neither of t hem had been seen
after they were met by one of the neigh
bors, about a mile from the thicket that
held the body. After this report
was circulated a black straw hat with a
red feather in it, a shawl and
an ax were found iri the thicket, and an in
vestigation followed. Some gentlemen
started out to discover whether the two who
walked down the road together were the
murderer and his victim, and while carry
ing on this investigation they stumbled
upon the second remarkable circumstantial
case. The ax they found to be in no wise
connected with the case. They learned
that two boys started out to cut wood, and
coining across the body they became
frightened, dropped the ax and ran. This
relieved the ease of an embarrassing feature,
for had the ax been proved to be the deadly
weapon used, what was the meaning of the
THE HAT AND SHAWL IDENTIKED.
Having disposed of this question the gen
tlemen took the bat and shawl and pro
ceeded on their search. At length they dis
covered that the white woman who was seen
on the road with the negro was none other
than a fallen woman who was known as
Butler, and that she was t hen in a house of
ill fame in Savannah. One of the people
who had seen them, however, was a negro
named Edmund Jones, and when a visit was
paid to his house it was learned that he was
then in his boat on the river. Being in
formed at just exactly what point he could
be found the gentlemen went down
to Isle of Hope river and hailed
him. He was on the other side, and when
he was called he began to row across. The
hat and shawl were laid upon the ground,
out of his sight, and the party went down
to the bank to meat him. After hearing
his description of the two who were then
suspected a shrewd detective trick was
played upon hitn. Without telling him to
follow them the gentlemen turned and
walker! slowly up the bank. Jones naturally
followed and they led him directly by the
hat and shawl, hut without calling his at
tention to them When he saw them he
stopped and exclaimed:
“Why, I know that hat and shawl. Where
did they come from?”
“Are you sure that you know them?” he
“Yes. I have see them a hundred times.
They belong to Annie Lee who lived nu
Pigeon Island with Clarence Love. I’ll
swear tliev were hers, and Capt. Annie can
THE OWNER OF THE MUSKET NAMED.
Capt. Annie is Mrs. Adams, who lives on
Tigeon Island, and so the inquisitors went
to the island to learn what they could from
her. When she was asked if she iiad ever
seen the hat and shawl slfe replied she had,
ami often. They were worn by Annie Lae
while she lived on the island, ( 'apt Annie
was asked for further particulars regard
ing Annie Lee, and she made quite a long
statement about her and hercousm Clarence
Love. Among othc things she was asked
if they e\-er quarralled. and she said that
they had, and that Love had threatened
to kill his cousin if she ever left him, which
she hail talked of doing.
"Did lie have a gunl” she was aslced.
"Yes,” she replied, "an old musket.”
“Did you ever see it?”
“Yes, and 1 could identify it.”
“The end of the barrel was tient up and
there was a W scratched upon the stock.”
“On which side of the stock?”
She thought for a while as if trying to
deckle which was the left and which the
rignt side of a gun, and then said: “Well,
when you raised the gun to shoot the W is
on the next to your cheek.”
That is a perfect description of the gun
found by the l o.lv. There is a “W”on the
stock on the side indicated, and the barrel
is bent upward.
“What has become of Love and his
cousin,” asked Capt. Annie’s questioners.
“I don't know, she replied. “Annie Lee
left here and has not been heard from since.
Live left about the same time, anil the
strangest part of it ail is that, he had grow
ing crops in the field and he let them go to
ANNIE LEE ALIVE.
The evidence in the case seemed to settle
the identity of the parties beyond dispute,
and the searchers gave up the investigation
there to lake it up al, another point. A few
days after this Clarence Love came to
Savannah and was seen hy some of his
acquaintance, with whom he talked. One
of them told him that it was reported at
Isle of Hope that he was connected with the
mystery and asked him why he did not pub
lish a card in the Morning News denying
that he had anything to do with
it and stating where he could be
found. He replied that he did not
care what people said. He left the city and
nothing lias since iieen heard from him.
Taking it all together, there seemed to 1 e
but one conclusion that could possibly be
reached, and everything depended upon one
thing only, though that one thing was the
whole point in the case, viz: Is Annie Lee
a ive or dead? To ascertain this an inquiry
was instituted, and it was learned that her
parents lived at, Kennedy's post office,
twelve miles from Eden, In Bryan county.
Solicitor General dußignon wrote a
latter directed to Mr. Leo at that
place, stating briefly the facts of the case,
and asking whether any information con
cerning Annie Lee or her whereabout* could
be given. An answer has been awaited
with impatience, and yesterday it came.
It was from Mrs. Lee, who stated that her
daughter Annie was Hlive and well, and
living at home, and thus the second remark
able case of circumstantial evidence was
completely upset, and the shadow which
hung around Love and his cousin has de-
j rnrtod. Now the case is without a clew.
! Tuere is nothing that point* toward any one,
! and the identity of the murderer and his
i v ictiin is just as much a mystery ns it wan
| the day the body was found. If there are
any women misting from this part of the
country, they will doubtless be found, if
some of their friends will only su passe for a
while that they were murdered at Beaulieu,
for every time a missing woman is supposed
to be tlie victim, she comes to light with
promptness and dispatch.
KIND ACTS REMEMBERED.
New Jersey Odd Fellows Send Greet
ing to Their Savannah Brethren.
Mr. J. C. Hooper, representing Falls City
Odd Fellows’ Lodge No. 101, of Paterson,
N. J , arrived in the city on Monday on a
special mission to Oglethorpe Lodge of
Savannah. A meeting of the lodge
was called last night, and the other
lodges in the city wero invited
to to represented. The meeting was
a large one. The lodge having been
opened in form, the members of DeKalb
Lodge entered and were properly received.
Thev were followed by Grand Master
Porter and Grand Patriarch Charles D. Hus
sell, accompanied by Past Grand Hopper,
who was introduced by the Grand Master
as a delegate bearing a special mission to
Past Grand Hopper, after giving a slight
history of his lodge, went on to sav that one
of its members having come to Savannah
in need of assistance, which was rendered by
Oglethorpe iiodge, Falls City Lodge, desir
ing to attest its appreciation of the care of
its member, hud directed him to pro
ceed to (Savannah and to present to
Oglethorpe Lodge a 'Set of resolutions
which lmd been adopted by Iris lodge and
which he now had the pleasure to present.
The resolutions were brought in richly en
grossed on parchment with emblems of the
order and enclosed in a beautiful gilt frame.
They were adopted at a meeting of Falls
City- Lodge on Sept. 2d, and read as follows:
Whereas, The knowledge of tiie courtesy and
substantial aid extended by the officers and
members of Oglethorpe Lodge No. 1 to Brother
K. T. Sears, e. member of Falls City Lodge,
while sojourning within the jurisdiction of
Oglethorpe Lodge, having been made knowa to
this lodge. Therefore, be it
Rrmired. That the unanimous thanks of
Falls City Lodge No. lU4, be extended to the
officers and menjlters of Oglethorpe Lodge
No. 1, for their kindly action, and that we com
mend the brotherly feelings extended, which,
while it illustrates faithfully the fundamen
tal principles of our order, will serve as an ex
ample to more closely unite in Friendship,
Love and Truth its members.
A copy of the resolutions was ordered sent
to Oglethorpe Lodge, and Past Grand Hop
per was delegated to make the presentation.
The signatur es of James W. Peel, N. G.,
Fred Edwards, R. 8., and of the committee
James W. Peel, J. C. Hopper und George
W. Boesom, are attached to the resolutions
under the seal of the lodge.
Vice Grand H. E W i Ison acting in the
absence of the Noble Grand re
sponded in a feeling manner, accepting
the resolutions in the spirit in which they
were tendered. He called uy>on the members
present to respond in behalf of the Lodge.
Speeches were made by the Grand Master
and Grand Patriarch, Past Grand Masters
Btone and Askew, Past Grand Warden
Ward, Past Grand Blanche, Brooks, Baseli,
Fawcett and Brothers Marshall Whatley,
McLaws and Kuhn s.
Brother Marshall, of DeKalb Lodge,
moved that a committee of one from each
lodge be appointed to convey to Falls City
Kodge the appreciation the Odd Fellows of
Savannah have for its act. The motion
was carried, and Past Grand Osborne was
named as the member from Oglethorpe, the
ot her lodges to be informed of the action
and requested to till the committee.
The Secretary was directed to have the
testimonial hung in a conspicuous place in
the lodge room. With Prof. E. A. Schultze
at the organ, Bro. J. Vanßerschott favored
the meeting with “The Sea King." and ac
companied by Bro. E. B. Peake, “The Lar
board Watch Ahoy." then again by himself
“If on the Meads,” followed by Bro. Peake
in “Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep.”
Mr. Hopper expressed his thanks for at
tention extended to him while in the city.
The occasion touched the feelings of all pres
ent very deeply. It will no doubt result in
further deeds of kindness when occasion of
fers. Mr. Hopper will leave the city this
morning On the Savannah, Florida and
Western to visit his mother in St. Mary’s.
Time by the Forelock.
If you intend making a Fruit Cake, don’t
forget that you can find new Currants, Cit
rons, Raisins, all kinds of Spices, and other
ingredients necessary for the same, at
Messrs. Strauss Bros', :*2 ami 22’j Barnard
street. This firm are alive to the demands
of the trade and are always making big
drives in the Grocery line.
We are pleased to note that the Baldwin
Fertilizer Company of our city obtained the
diploma at the State Fair held at Macon,
(!a., for the best display of Fertilizers and
Fertilizer Material. This premium was well
deserved. The display of mammoth Bones
and Fossils are not, equaled except at the
Smithsonian Instituteion in Washington.
The exhibit has been sent to Columbia,
8. C., to compete there for the diploma
offered there at the estate Fair. We wish
them success, and certainly think, from
the enterprise shown by t lie Company, that
they should succeed, at least they have our
Yellow fever in Savannah or out of Sa
vannah, it makes no difference to E. J.
Crane; he will pay cash for Old Gold ancf
Silver just the same. Corner Wheaton and
Loose Chow Chow and Mixed Pickles,
Imported Sauer Kraut and Dill Pickles,
loose Jellies and Preserves. Strauss Bros.
Cable Street Cars.
There was a rumor afloat a few days ago
that this new street railway, which is to go
to the Central railroad wharf and through
the cit} r , was to lie run by cable, like the Chi
cago street railway. This would probably
cost more money in the start, but would
prove more profitable in the long run, as so
many more trijw* could be made in a day,
and parties having important business to at
tend to at the Centra! railroad wharf, could
get there in a very little time. Just the
same at Appel & Sehaul’s, the One Price
Clothiers; it, takes you no time to get an
outfit at their establishment, as every arti
cle is marked in plain figures with the lowest
price to all on same, thus saving an hour or
two argument on the price, etc.
Their plan of doing business is sufficient
for those that are not judges of goods to buy
with confidence, kuowiug their friends do
not buy the same goods for less money, and
those that are judges are invited to call and
inspect prices to convince themselves. Their
fall and winter stock has been received, and
are ready for inspection—Ulfi Congress
stroet, opposite the market.
Fresh Gatmeal and Barley at Strauss
Another lot of Roll and Dutch Herring
just received at Strauss Bros’.
A Cold Wave Coming.
Overcoats will be in demand. The
“Famous,” 144 Congress, corner Whitaker
streets, has received from the Factory a flue
assortment of Overcoats and Winter Suits
for Men, Youths and Boys, which are sell
iug at .Factory prices. To dispel any doubt
about our saving you from Sit 50 to $5 on an
Overcoat or Suit, go look at the prices our
competitors give you, then come to us and
be convinced. We still havo Boys' Knee
Pants, Blue Hats and Polo Caps at 25c.;
Finest, Table and Cooking Butter at
New ('urrants, Citrons, Raisins and Nuts.
RIVER AND HARBOR NOTES.
Happening’s Among the Shipping and
Along the Wharves.
The steamer Katie did tint arrive until
last night. She was detained by a big
freight, the accumulated business of several
weeks past, owing to her absence from the
Messrs. A. Minis & Sons cleared yester
day the British steamship Bavley for
Liverpool with 7.157 bales of upland cot
ton, wefghing 3,443,619 pounds, valued at
An appraisement survey was held on the
British brig Isabella, by Capt. L. Wiggins,
Port Warden, and Capt. T. Laird yesterday
morning. The board appraised the value of
the hull, rigging and spars, in its present
condition, at $BOO. and the value of the ves
sel, with the repairs recommended by a re
cent survey, at" 81,500.
A survey will lie held this morning on the
Norwegian brig Arnykos, which arrived up
from quarantine yesterday. The Amykos,
concerning which there has been so much
discussion, put in to this port a couple of
months ago while on a voyage from St.
Jago, Cuba, for London with a cargo of
rum and molasses, in distress and dis
The W. C. T. U.
The national convention of this women's
society is to be held in Nashville from Nov.
lfi to 21. A wonderful gathering is expected.
A call for union of prayer is issued for Sat
urday morning, Nov. 12, to all Christian
women, thut everything may be done to
the glory of Cod at this great gathering,
and that the world's Woman’s Christian
Temperance Union may be instrumental in
rescuing all lands from the power, curse
and degradation of drunkenness.
Consumption, Bcrolula, General Debil
ity, Wasting Diseases of Children,
Chronic Coughs and Bronchitis, can be
cured by the use of Scott's Emulsion of Pure
Cod Liver Oil with Hypophosphites. Prom
inent physicians use it and testify to its
great value. Please read the following: “I
used Scott’s Emulsion for an obstinate
cough with hemorrhage, loss of appetite,
emaciation, sleeplessness, etc. All of these
have now left, and 1 believe your Emulsion
has saved a case of well developed consump
tion.”—-T. J. Findley, M. I)., Lone Star,
W. C. Lourd, Leesburg, Ala., writes: My
little babe, ten mouths old, was almost
dying from teething; gave it Dr. Biggers’
Huckleberry Cordial, The happiest result
followed. Every home should have it.
Another Lucky Omaha Boy Wins a
Oscar Grosbell, in Richardson’s drug
house, was the lucky holder of No. 46,856,
which drew one-tenth, $2,000, of the $20,000
capital prize in the drawing of The Lou
isiana State Lottery on the 9th ult. He
told a representative of the Bee that he had
held tickets in the lottery since last January
and drew a prize at each drawing. He is
not alone in the tickets, but that the young
men of the house have formed a syndicate
and have invested $l5O in tickets this
month.— Omaha (Neb.) Bee, Sept. 10.
Green Peas, Split Peas, White Beans,
Lima Beans, by the quart, bushel or barrel.
New Lentils and Green Kern at Strauss
The Florence Heaters,
for sale by Jas. S. Silva & Son are the best
oil stove for heating, both rooms or small
apartments. We sold a good many of them
last season and they gave universal satis
faction. We append one of many certifi
cates of their merits:
Messrs. Jas. S. Si lea <0 Son:
Dear Sirs. The kerosene heating stove
bought of you works splendidly. It keeps
my bath room comfortably warm in the
coldest weather. There is no odor from it
whatever and I consider it a perfect thing.
Geo. N. Nichols,
Printer and Binder.
Fir further information apply at 140
Go to Strauss Bros’, for Teas and Coffees.
Caught by His Wife.
It was just about dark, and he should
have been at home, according to promise
made his wife, before dark. The old, old
story. Just as he had made up his mind to
keep his promise to his little darling at
home, he met a friend. She prevailed upon
him to attend her up the street to get a nice
pair of shoes. Nice man, you know, could
not refuse a lady’s polite request, and had
just stepped into A. 8. Cohen, IH9 ] , Brough
ton street, where the best and cheapest line
of Ladies’, Misses’, Children’s and Men's
Shoes are kept, and had been fitted to an
exquisite pair of shoes, when his little dar
ling from home called for the purpose of
making a purchase of a pair of those nice
$2 common sense shoes. They met. Tableau.
Oak, Pine and Lightwood,
For sale by R. B. Cassels, corner Taylor and
East Broad streets. Telephone No. 77
• A Big Crop of Weddings.
Reliable rumor predicts a greater than usual
number of weddings during the fall and winter
season, an indication of prosperity surely. Wo
are in proper trim for just such occasions, and
would ask persona! inspection of the multitudi
nous articles, ornamental and decorative, with
which our storerooms are crowded. We point
with pleasure to our immense array of Solid
Silver and Plated Ware suitable, for wedding
presents, rare Vases, elegant Clocks, handsome
Statuary, and bric-a-brac generally. Our line
of bronze ornaments is brilliant in itself, and
throughout may lie found a thousand valuable
novelties suitable and appropriate as souvenirs
and keepsakes. In Diamonds, Jewelry and
Watches, it is impossible in limited space to
speak intelligibly. Suffice it to say that, not
even the famous "Tiffany's” can outrival us in
beauty and careful select ion of our stock. Prices
have lieen made to suit the times, and w-e offer
our representative stock on its merits and stake
our reputation on the result. Our engraving
department is carefully conducted, and all work
iri this line is artistically executed. We are
always pleased to show visitors through our
stock, even though they may not be ready to
buy. as we feel that our establishment is one of
the “sights" of the city, ami it is always "exhi
bition day" to the public. Respectfully,
M. Sternberg, 157 Broughton street.
BLOOD AND SKIN DISEASES.
A Rare Opportunity—Consultation, Ex
amination and Advice Free of Charge.
Dr. Whitehead has opened an office in Sa
vannah, and offers to give a free consulta
tion to all cases of rheumatism, scrofula,
syphilis, old sores, skin eruptions, malarial
poisons, and all conditions arising from an
impure condition of the blood.
Dr. Whitehead lias made this class of dis
eases a special study for years, and has a
remedy which he has used in thousands of
cases with remarkable success. He has
letters and certificates from responsible peo
ple he lias cured throughout the South.
The doctor makes no ridiculous claim as
to Indian secrets, or the Hoodoo medicine
arts, he simply offers his remedy as a com
bination of the best known vegetable altera
tives and tonics (Prickly-Ash, Poke-Root
Queen’s Delight, Sarsaparilla, and Gentian)
ami that it contains that matchless blood
purifier, the lodide of Potassium. If you
have any blood disease call and see the doc
tor and lie will examine and prescribe for
you free of charge. Dr. Whitehead has
many valuable remedies he list's in the local
treatment of old sores, ulcers, skin erup
tions, etc., in connection with his Blood
Office in New Odd Fellows' Building,
corner State and Barnard streets. Office
boms ha, m. to (i p. m.: Sundays Ba. in.
to 12 i...
iters itom a distance answered
anu ttuvico given free of charge.
| ll| g
A solutely Pure.
This Powder never varies. A marvel of Pnrltv
Strength and Wholesomeness. More economy
cal than the ordinary kind, and cannot he soi l
in competition with the multitude of low test
short weight alum or phosphate powders Sold
or h/ in rans. Royal Baking Powder Cos.. 10S
Wall street. New York.
XUDUKN <te BATES 8. M- H.
Handsome Plush Goods.
Toilet Sets, Jewel Case,
Manicure Sets, Work Boxes,
Shaving Sets, Game Boxes,
Brush and Comb Sets, Collar and Cuff Boxen
Sealing Wax Sets, Albums,
Music Rolls, Portfolios,
Lap Tablets, Ktatiouery Boxes,
Glove and Handkerchief Boxes.
FINE LEATHER GOODS.
Ladies' shopping Bags,
Fine Photograph Albums,
Fine Memorandum Books,
Elegant Frames for Cabinet Pictures,
Toilet Sets, Smokers’ Tables,
Smokers' Stands, Cologne Bottles,
Hand Mirrors. Banner Rods,
Placque Stands, Frames,
Candlesticks, Match Safes,
Many other handsome goods already fop
• inspection and appropriate for
Anniversary and Holiday Presents
Aztec Vases and Jugs, Royal Hungarian Ware,
Peachblow Glass, Plate-Giass and Bronze Mir
rors, Pedestals, Busts and Figures. Etruscan,
Florentine ami Sienna Bronzes and Lamps,
Bisques, Terra Cotta, Music Racks, Card Re
ceivers. Fine Engravings, Paintings, Etchings,
Progressive Euchre Outfits and Prizes, Favors
for the German, Wedding Invitations and En
graved Calling Cards.
ITU EX ITU EE .VXD CARPETS.
For quality and price we can do better than
any other concern in the South.
Our goods are all specially selected from the
most renowned manufacturers, and embrace
everything in the Furniture and Carpet trade.
Our terms are most liberal, and all goods are
just as represented.
A personal inspection will convince you that#
we can sell you much CHEAPER than the
A. J. Miller & Co.'s
IP, 150 and 152 BROUGHTON ST.
j w TYNAN,
ENGINEER and MACHINIST,
Corner Went Broad mid Indian Streets,
i IX KINDS OK MACHINERY, BOILERS,
Iv Etc., made and repaired. STEAM PUMPS,
GOVERNORS. INJECTORS AND STEAL*
WATER FITTINGS of all kinds for sale.
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PEARS-, RIEGER'S, COLGATE'S, CLEAV-
I HR'S. I.KCKELAER'S, BAYLEY’S, LU.
BIN'S, PEMBLE’S MEDICATED just received at
We think from the present way in which our
business is (trowin'? t hat wo will be compelled
to have larger railroad connections, and pos
sibly add anew line of ocean steamers. We in
vite your attention to the following new goods
just received :
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS, PICTURE FRAMES,
STATIONERY, ELEGANT LINE OF NEW
BOOKS, BIRTH-DAY CARDS and
CROQUETS, PLAYING CARDS (at
VISITING CARDS printed or engraved all
Printing is our specialty this week.
Five new pianos to be in this week.
Music. Music. Music.