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of the deputies became suspicious of Engel’s
solicitude concerning the rubbish. Hidden
away among the contents of the basket was
a secret note in German to the Anarchist's
wife, who stood close at hand watching with
strange eagerness. As the crumpled paper
w as brought forth, she and Eugel exchanged
glauces, and then turned stolidly away.
The note stated briefly that Engel would
again attempt suicide before Friday, and
that he would never die on the gallows.
Immediately precautions were ordered
taken so that henceforth every move of
Engle from now till he goes to the scaffold
will be within arm’s reach of a guard.
OOV. OGI.ESBY’S MAIL.
Springfield, 111., Nov. B.—Over 250
letters and petitions were received by Gov.
Oglesby this morning in reference to the
Anarchists’ case, far the greater portion
being, as usual, irom Chicago. It is asserted
with confidence, contrary to the rule here
tofore. that the proportion of demands for
execution were greater than the requests
for clemency. This change of sentiment has
undoubtedly been occasioned by the finding
of the bombs in Lingg's cell. The State house
rumor says that two more threatening let
ters were received by the Governor this
morning, and according to invariable cus
tom was promptly consigned to the flames.
Gov. Oglesby seems a great deal less affected
by these threatening letters than are his
friends here in Springfield.
To-day ten members of the Legislature
who were in favor of executive clemency
for the condemned Anarchists, met at the
St. Michels hotel, and drew up and signed a
petition to Gov. Oglesby.
Scores of Bucks Still Prowling Around
Chicago, Nov. B.—A Crow Agency,
Mon., special says: “At is.-uo yesterday,
there were about 1,800 Indians. Black
Hawk and 100 [*ople, including twenty-five
warriors, haTe escaped from the camp and
are still out. Pientycouse, with 400 people,
is expected soon. Capt. Moylan’s troop of
the Seventh Cavalry, and Capt. Denmick's
troop, of the Ninth, are in pursuit of the
fleeing Indians. The rumor of an engage
ment at Reno creek proves to false. Deaf
Bull, who escaped with the Indians, has
surrendered with his followers, Two-
Whistle was wounded in the breast and
arm. He has been operated on, and will
A TELEGRAM FROM GEN. HUGER.
Washington, Nov. B. —The Adjutant
General has received the following tele
The following telegram of to-day from the
Crow Agency has been received: The refrac
tory Crows required arrested and who were not
killed are with one exception in the guard house
at Fort Custer. 1 expec. to get the last one
to-morrow. Chief Deaf Bull, who tried
to incite the Cheyennes, is a prisoner —equally
to blame with Bword Bearer 1 thins the
trouble with the Crows is ended 1 request
authority to send Deaf Bull to Fort Sneliing and
discretionary authority to send seven other
offenders. Plenty Cosse, a chief, the principal
of whose people are located at Pi lor s Creek and
Clark's Fork, arrived here to day. He is In good
temper. All the Crows, except a few scattered
parties of no consequence are here.
Huger, Brigadier General.
Gen, Roger does not slate his reasons for rec
ommending that la-af Bull and seven other
Crows be sent to Fort Sneliing ; but I have so
much confidence in the wisdom of any recom
mendation he may make. 1 heartily concur in it.
Alfred H. Terry,
Portions of the telemiarn being unintelli
gible, its repetition has been requested.
A Decision Which Makes Eanks Re
sponsible for the Face Value.
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 8. —Judge
Walker yesterday gave an important ruling
of particular interest to business men, in
the case of the First National Bank against
Valentine Barr. He held that where the
drawer of a check delivers it to a party in
payment of a debt, or for any other
bona fide purp.-r • and such
holder present*, it to a bank
and instead oi re eiving money on it, se
cures its certificate m by the bank that it is
“good* 1 for the amount named in it, an 1
retains the check for use and payment there
after; that by such act the holder releases
the drawer lrom liability on the check, and
the bank becomes the only debtor to tin
holder. This rule, however, does not apply
where such certification is procured by the
drawer of a check before he uses it or deliv
ers it to the ;iaye.
WAR ON THE NEGROEB.
Tennessee Mountaineers Marching on
the Town of Soddy.
Chicago, Nov. B.—A special from Chat
tanooga, Tenn., says: “A telegram from
Bodily, a mining town, twenty-live miles
from this city, says the mountaineers have
armed themselves and are marching
against the negroes of that town. This has
aroused the negroes, and they have all
armed themselves and are awaiting the
approach of the offensive party. The
Sheriff, with a posse, has gone to the scene
of the trouble. Great excitement prevails,
and the women and children have taken
refuge at one end of the town. Soddv is a
Welch mining town of 1,000 people, and
about 200 negroes are employed at the coke
ovens. The trouble has grown out of a
fight between a negro and a white man, in
winch the latrer suffered. The mountaineers
now threaten to take the negro or kill the
whole negro population.”
MORMON CHURCH PROPERTY.
The United States Marshal Appointed
Receiver by the Court.
Balt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 8.-—The
Territorial Supreme Court last night ap
pointed United States Marshal Dyer re
ceiver in the suits against the church prop
erty in excess of the limit tixed by
Congress and to wind up the affaiiss
of the perpetual emigrant fund. The
bonds required are $25,000 on the first suit
and $50,000 on the second. Judge Zane dis
sented. his private opinion being that a
lawyer should have been named, so us not
to fritter away money on lawyer fees.
Complications are also foreseen in securing
juries, as the court has held on a previous
occasion that the Marshal is not competent
to summon jurors where he is a party to a
ALL QUIET IN LOUISIANA.
The Presence of the Militia Not Con
New Orleans, Nov. B.—Capt. Cade re
turned to New Iberia this evening with a
number of his men, who hud been quartered
at Pattersonville. He reports everything
quiet there. Capt. Thompson’s cavalry
company was ordered to remain on duty in
that section. Lieut. Freere, who was left
in charge of a squad'of the Attaekpas rang
ers at .Jeannerette, reports everything quiet,
and that both he and the citizens deem the
presence of th j militia unnecessary.
Civil Service Rules Revised.
Washington, Nov. B.—The Civil Service
Commission has nearly completed h revision
and systematic rearrangement of its rules.
When they are approved by the President
they will be promulgated. Among the
changes made are the abolition of the 45
year age limit, which now applies to certain
classes of public employes uiid a circum
scribing of the number of places thut are
excepted by the present rules from the
Texas and Pacific at Auction.
Marshall, Tex.. Nov. B.—The sale of
the Texas and Pacific railrood took placo
here to-day. The road was knocked down
to Gen. I. J. Wistar, who represents a pur
chasing committee, at $0,000,000 for the
Eastern division and $4,000,000 for the Rio
LEASES NOT CANCELED.
THE LESSEES FINED $2,500 EACH
BY THE GOVERNOR.
The Decision Meets with General Ap
proval at the Capital-Gov. Gordon
Reads the Paper Before the Lawyers
and the Others Interested at Noon
at the Executive Mansion.
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. B.—The Governor's
decision in the convict lease case was an
nounced at noon to-day in the executive
office in the presence of the counsel on both
sides and several of the lessees. The de
cision was in writing and was read by the
Governor. The decision is generally ap
proved, except by the lessees. It is be
lieved they will meet the penalty promptly
by Feb. 15. The decision is as follows:
Executive Office. Atlanta. Nov 8.
In the proceedings under executive order of
Aug 35, ls*C. ettmg penitentiary companies Nos
2 and 3to appear at this office and show ate
why their contract* with the State for the lure
of convicts should not be cancelled, the follow
ing legal conclusions were reached:
The act of 1870. and so much of the act of
1874 as is adopted by the former, may he said to
constitute the contract lietween the Slate and
the companies to '..hum the convicts are leased.
The contract itself reserves to the State, acting
by and through the Governor, the power to
cancel s a jd contract for specified causes. So
that the-Gor-rnor. in tbs investigation, is act
ing for and on behalf of the State—is. in fact,
the State inquiring as to the existence or non
existence of causes for rescinding the contract
The act of 1881 provides that the state -.ball
not exercise the right of cancellation until the
lease company charged with violating the con
tract is notified of the accusation and has
an opportunity to show that it has
done nothing which justifies a rescission. The
act of 1876 expressly provides tliat the contract
may lie cancelled.
(ii> For requiring unreasonable or oppressive
labor of the convicts.
(b) If the "incorporated company leasing
said convicts shall sublet, or lease or hire to
(ci If any of the convicts are used as guards
or placed In positions of trust or control over
It also, by reference to the act of 1874, pro
vides that the contract may bscanceled "upon
the failure" of the company or companies leas
ing to comply with theiroontraet with the State
in regard to the humane treatment, security and
management of said convicts."
That it was the intention of the legislature in
passing the act of 1878 to re-enact this clause of
the act of 1874 seems apparent from the follow
ing considcrat ions:
(a) The former act adopts all the pro
visions of the latter not inconsistent with
the provisions of the former, and the clause
in the act of 1876, which authorizes the
Governor to reoover S4OO for each
case of cruelty to convicts, is no more incon
sistent with the provisions in the act of 1874,
which authorizes him. in his discretion, "to
annul the contract for inhumane or cruel treat
ment," than is the clause in the act of 1876,
which allows him to recover SSOO for each case
of sub-letting inconsistent with the clause hi the
same act which authorizes him to cancel for
sub-letting, in each case it seems to be the de
sign to provide an alternative punishment, so
that the Governor can inflict the lesser where
the magnitude of the offense does not justify
the greater punishment.
<b> The act of 1876 provides expressly that
the contract may be canceled if unreasonable or
oppressive labor is required of convicts, and it
cannot lie supposed mat the Legislature in
tended to inflict a higher punishment for that
offense (which is a species of cruelty) than for
the "inhumane treatment" of the convicts.
(ci The chief purpose of all the legislation
touching the management of convicts seems
to have been the prevention of cruelty
to them. This being so, it cannot be
presumed that the Legislature intended suen
offenses as subletting and placing convicts in
positions of trust and control over other con
victs should be punished with greater severity
than the offense of treating the convicts inhu
<d) The act of 1881 is expository of the act
of 1878 on this point, and clearly snows that the
legislature intended, in the (wtssage of the lat-
Lr, to provide for a cancellation of the contract
of any lease company guilty of cruelty to the
convicts under its control But if the act of
1876 does not an!homo- the cancel ation of a
contract for cruelty to convicts, the act of 1881
clea l ly does, and does so in conformity with
the power reserved to the State under the lease
contract, viz -the police power by which “the
State has entire control of til 1 ’ moral and physic
al condition of the convicts.” See 71 Oa.,
3>6, where the Supreme Court also says: “The
State, in the exercise of its sovereign rights for
the protection of society in the enforce
ment of the judgement of the courts, as
well as for the humane treatmentof its convicts,
should reserve to itself the police power over its
convicts. This right was reserved by the acts
of 1874 and 1878. and the same was made a con
dition in the l*-ase con-raets. as therein stated."
The meaning of which plainly is that by re
serving the police power (with which it could
not constitutionally parti the State reserved
the right to pass any law the Legislature
deemed necessary to secure "the humane treat
ment of its convicts.” In the exercise of this
right and power, the act of 1881 was passed.
“Penitentiary companies One and Two are not
constitutionally Incorporated, but th- State has
contracted that they shall have the rights and
privileges of corporations, and have dealt with
ihetu as such. So far. therefore, as the State is
concerned they are corporations dr facto, if not
ilc jure. iSee 71 Ga. 856 1. It Is a right incident
to all corporations—unless otherwise expressly
provided in the act creating them—that its
memiiers may transfer their shares. Tiiis right
does not seem to lie denied by the act of 1876. but
on the contrary is allowed, at least so far as to
make such transfer obligatory between the par
ties. The sale and transfer, therefore, by origi
nal memiiers of tli**se lea-e companies is not
subletting, hut even if it is, it lias been so often
done, with the knowledge and acquiescence of
the State, that the rigid to cancel either of the
contracts because of such sales has been waived
so far as past transactions are concerned.
(See Daniels v-s. Edwards & Dukes. 72 Ga., 196.1
The subletting forbidden by the contract is a
subletting or hiring by one of the lease com
panies Any surrender or transfer of authority
or control of convicts by either of said compa
nies to others (no matter whonu would seem to
lie a breach of the provisions against sub-etting.
Agreements by which two companies have sur
rendered the control nnd management of con
victs to their individual memiiers. or to
such organizations as the t'liuttahoocbee
Brick Company, are contrary tot lie spirit, if not
the letter, of tiie act; but inasmuch as these
arrangements have been made with the
knowledge anil apparent approbation of the
State authorities, a cancellation of the con
tracts for past irregularities of this description
cannot rightly be insisted on. (See case last
l-axity of discipline in exceptional cases (such
as the coses of Jackson and Cnxwell) and like
instances of hiring convicts to labor on the Sab
bath, whilst violations of the law and repre
hensible, do not furnish sufficient cause to can
cel t he contracts.
Tiie law has not affixed such a penalty to
sir b breaches of the contract. Charges of
cruelty or inhumanity, which have been in
quired into by the authorities of the State un
der the administrations of previous Executives,
are not now open to further investigation.
Whipping-bosses are not the agents of the
State. They are selected, and appointed and
paid bv the lease companies, and n is tho duty
of tiie latter, through their officers, to make
such frequent personal inquiry into, and exer
cise such personal supervision
over the conduct of such em
ployes as to keep themselves constantly
informed as to the condition of the camps, and
as to tiie management, treatment and condition
of the convicts.
The law holds them responsible for these
things, and gives the State the right in its dis
cretion to claim damages, or to declare the con
tracts canceled, if their requirements as to the
treatment and control of the convicts are not
observed. In the exercise of this discretion the
Governor will consider:
t. Whether tiie treatment of the convicts has
been universally bad, or whether the bad
treatment lias been frequent, or only in rare in
2. Whether, if exceptional, there have been
mitigating circumstances, and if so, to what
3. If exceptional, whether the cruel treatment
was wholly inexcusable, and if so, whether in a
single instance or oltener.
4 How far such cruelty has been due to the
carelessness of the officers of the companies in
selecting their agents, or their neglect to per
sonally Inquire into the conduct of such agents.
fi. whether the interests of the State will lie
subserved by canceling the contracts or by
claiming dti liiages of the lease companies and
allowing the contracts to stand.
In applying the law as above stated, it is de
First. That the evidence shows that the
officers and members of the lease companies
have personally inflicted no cruelty upon tin*
convicts: that these officers and members have
in a right spirit and disposition desired and en
deavored to protect the health of the convicts
and to provide for their necessary' shelter and
the requisite food, clothing and medical at tend
ance. But the evidence also shows that they
have not exercised the personal supervision
over the convicts at all the camps which the
law contenmlatcs and requires.
THE MORNING NEWS: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 0, 1887.
Second. The evidence shows ttiat some
of the agents aud subordinates
of the said lease companies have
been guilty of cruelty, consistiug of excessive
whipping, and in some case- of unreasonable
and excessive labor. Itls be.d that at least four
rases of excessive whipping an- dearly estab
lished by tbe evidence: and while the exact
number of cases where convicts have been over
worked cannot clearly be determined, the evi
dence satisfies the Executive that in some in
stances the suliordlnate agents of these compa
nies have exacted labor of tbe convicts in excess
of what was humane, reasonable and proper.
Third. These lease companies must lie held
responsible for the cruel treatment and unrea
sonable exactions of tbe agents and subordinates
of said companies.
Fourth. The cases of cruelty to which refer
ence is here made, as established by the evi
dence, are cases not previously investigated by
tbe authorities of I be State.
Fifth It is held that the Executive ou the evi
dence in this proceeding may declare the lease
canceled, or claim damages of the lease com
panies, arid that in the exercise of his discretion
lie may consider the effect of cancellation upon
the State, while the present law is in force, re
quit a reletting or the convicts for twenty
years in case of cancellation
Sixth. It is further held that the Executive
may in his discretion claim of the said compa
nies damages, and assess the same and require
payment thereof, without subjecting the State
to the delay and expense of a suit there
for. and may hold in reserve the final
order of cancellation to l>e entered
against said companies in case of refusal, or
neglect to pay the amounts assessed, and at the
time named in this order.
Wherefore itis ordered that Penitentiary Com
panies Numbers 2 aud 3 shall be a! lowed to pay
into tbe State Treasury as damages for the
cruel treatment as aforesaid of the sum of
$.’,500 each, making $6,000 in the aggregate, by
the loth day of February next, and that said
companies shall signify to the Governor by tbe
Ist day of December next whether they will
pay the same by the said 16th dav of February
Should the said companies give the said notice
to the Governor, and |iay into the Slate Treas
ury the amount claimed h-rein a- damages bv
the dates named, respectively, then the con
tracts with the state will stand unrescinded for
any of the causes inquired into and parsed upon
in this order.
If the said lease companies shall fail to give
to the Governor notice as aforesaid, or fail to
lay the said sums as damages by the said 15th
day of February next, such further order will tie
made as the Governor may deem proper In the
premises respecting the cancellation of the con
tracts, tbe surrender and reletting of the con
victs, or any other matter or thing connected
with the sub ject.
It is further ordered that for final action on
the question of cancellation, and for any action
that may tie incident thereto these proceedings
stand adjourned until the time for giving said
notice has expired, and if the notice shall lie
given then until the time for making payment
lias expired. J. B. Gordon, Governor.
The Governor Refuses to Commute
the Sentence of a Murderer.
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 8. —The Governor
has refused to interfere in the case of Till
man C. Justioe, sentenced to hang in Towns
county on Nov. 18. Justice murdered James
B. Goddard, an old man whom he suspected
of having given information about him to
revenue officials. A strong petition was
made for a commutation, but the Governor
refused, because the evidence showed the
crime to be a brutal murder, and clearly es
tablished the guiit of Justice.
A pardon was granted to-day to Edward
Trimpler, serving a five years’ sentence in
the penitentiary from Richmond comity for
forgery. The reasons assigned for the par
don are that Trimpler had only written the
forged paper, and had not attempted to pass
it or get any benefit from it, and also
because a good medical authority certifies
that Trimpler was insane at the time, and
t te Solicitor General expresses doubts as to
his guilt. The application was indorsed by
the Circuit Judge, grand jury, prosecutor,
City Court Judge, the Richmond members
of the Legislature, the President of the
Senate and others.
About a month ago E. C. Bruffey, of the
local staff of the Constitution , wrote up
and published certain evidence that was
given in before the grand jury of Fulton
county with reference to a wine room case.
He got his information from a member of
the body, giving his word that tinder no
circumstances would the name of his in
formant be divulged. To-day Bruffey was
arrested and carried before the grand jury
and questioned as to the source of his infor
mation. He refused to tell, and upon being
taken before Judge Marshal! J. Clarke, was
ordered to jail for ten day:: for contempt.
Bruffey says he will make an effort to-mor
row to get out on a writ of habeas corpus.
Bruffey was released to-night by Judge
Clarke, but will have a hearing to-morrow.
Sheriff’ Howe, of Asheville, N. C., arrived
here to-day with a requisition for James
Guess, who some days ago deserted his
family and came to Atlanta, bringing with
him a Mrs. A. E. Wilson and a child of the
latter. The woman left a husbauU behind.
Guess is under arrest to-night, and the
Sheriff will return with the prisoner to
A Public Meeting Held and $30,000 Al
Augusta, Ga., Nov. 8. —For the past
week the subjectof Augusta having an ex
position lias been considerably discussed
here. Atlanta has had her Piedmont Expo
sition attended by President and Mrs. Cleve
land and Macon her fair attended by Jeffer
son Davis, both of which drew crowds on
account of the prominent persons persuaded
to visit them, and now Augusta, determined
not to be outdone by her neighbors,
has decided to have an exposition
next year that will eclipse any
show ever seen iu the South.
The scheme has only been on
foot one week, and to-night a meeting was
called by the movers to feel the pulse of the
people. The meeting was largely attended
ami speeches were made by some of the
most prominent citizens. The chairman then
stuted thut all who wished to subscribe to the
exposition might do so. and in less than two
hours those present representing only a small
portion of Augusta’s citizens subscribed
$.">0,000. Committees were appointed to
canvass the city, and in less than
two weeks time $50,000 will be
easily raised. The above amount
is a liberal subscription for
city of 50,000 inhabitants, and as the jieople
have united there is no doubt of Augusta
having next fall one of the finest exhibi
tions ever given in the Southern States. It
will show an hundred told more to the peo
ple of the North and West of the resources
of the new South than was shown them at
the Piedmont Exposition. The entire South
will be represented, and Augusta, which is
noted for its hospitality, will provide com
fortably for her thousands of visitors.
Work on the grounds, etc., will be com
menced at once.
Columbus, Ga., Nov. Capt. J. B.
Glover, who has l*m running as conductor
on the Georgia Midland railroad since the
ears were first put on its track, was to-day
promot'd to the position of roadmaster.
A white man named William Furlow and
a negro boy named Frank Weeks had some
words to-day and Furlow hit the boy on the
head with a five-pound nut. The negro’s
skull was badly crushed ami he is now in a
critical condition. Furlow fled and is still
A negro man named Sam Jones, who re
sides on the Echols pluee, about a mile and
a half from the city, in Alabama, dropjied
dead to-day while plowing up a sweet po
An Odd Fellows Block Burned.
Evansville, Ind., Nov. B.—A large fire
started shortly before midnight in the Odd
Fellows block. The building was occupied
by S. Malm & Cos., wholesale grocers;
Howard Babcock, commission merchant;
Haas, Rounge & Cos., wholesale druggists,
and C. R. Wnch, wholesale saddlery dealer.
The loss is about $150,000.
Sumter’s National Bank,
Washington, Nov. B.— The Comptroller
of the Currency to-day authorized the
Simonds National Bank of Sumter. S. C.,
to begin business with a capital of $50,000.
A Meeting of the Directors of the Sub-
Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. B.—The di
rectors of the Sub-Tropical Exposition met
to-day. The Advertising Committee were
instructed to confer with the Advertising
Committee of the County Commissioners.
J. R. Tyson and J. A. Leslie were elected
to fill vacancies in the Board of Directors,
and both were placed on the Reception
Committee. J. M. Schumacher was added
to the Finance Committee.
Mayor Burbridge is putting all tramps at
work on the streets. Several of his friends
visited Isadora Gamier the young slaver of
Joseph Ragero, bis companion, Sunday in
his cell in the county jail. He is ijuite well
and his trial will begin on next Thursday
before Judge Baker. The States Attorney
will be assisted by Mr. Hughes of Gaines
The streets are crowded to-night by inter
ested people waiting for election returns.
The Prohibitionists here to-day appointed
a committee of twenty-five of the leading
cit izens of the county to conduct the cam
paign. The liquor men are jubilant so far
over their prospects, but many well in
formed leading business men say the county
will likely go ary.
ST. AUGUSTINE'S ELECTION.
A Republican Mayor and Democratic
Council a rosaible Result.
St. Augustine, Fla., Nov. 8. —The elec
tion passed off quietly. Greeno, Rep., was
elected Mayor by a majority of 48. The
balance of the ticket is Democratic by ma
jorities ranging from 90 to 350. The Fourth
ward, which polls the heaviest colored vote,
gave Greeno a majority of 248.
It is reported that the returns from the
fourth ward will be contested, as it is
claimed the polls were closed half an hour
earlier than the regular time. If this ward
is thrown out it will elect Ingraham for
Mayor, but will not change the balance of
the ticket. The officers elected are Clerk.
Moody; Marshal. Drysdale; Collector, Se
guin; Assessor, Hopkins; Treasurer, Allen;
Aldermen, Witsell, Smith and Papy.
The funeral of Robert Chambers, a col
ored policeman, who died from injuries re
ceived while arresting Henry Glover, took
place to-day and was largely attended. The
colored firemen attended the funeral in a
body with their hose cart draped in mourn
FLORIDA’S RAILWAY RATES.
C. D. Owens Makes a Speech Before
Tallahassee, Fla., Nov. B. —C. D.
Owens to-day presented to the Railroad
Commission an able argument in support of
his request that the present passenger rates
on tbe Savannah, Florida and Western and
South Florida railways be continued. He
asked for an advance in the freight rates al
lowed by the commission, and said the re
ductions on local rates would so affect the
interstate traffic as to seriously injure the
roads he represented. Mr. Owens made a
strong cae and manifested perfect famil
iarity with the subjects considered. No de
cisions in the cases presented yesterday and
to-day have been made, but a conclusion
will be reached by the commission in a very
United States Commissioner Bali to-day
discharged M. J. Solomons, charged with
selling stamps at a discount.
Tampa, Fla., Nov. 8. —To-day’s fever
record is three new cases and no deaths.
Dr. Killmer, one of the visiting physicians,
is confined to his room to-day as the result
of overwork during the epidemic. Key
West, after a four months’ siege of yellow
fever, has contributed §3lO to the Tampa
sufferers. Tiie outlook is encouraging, if
the weather continues favorable. At least
fifteen will be discharged to-morrow.
NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER.
Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. B.—Rev. G.
W. Lee, who nobly volunteered to go to
Tampa, was not permitted to enter there by
Dr. Wall, and will return here. Dr. Wall
says he does not want any new material to
feed the fever.
Rev. Sydney Crawford, a well-known
Congregation minister at Tampa, is up and
at work again administering to the sick.
Drs. Maxwell and Killmer are expected to
leave Tampa Thursday for their home.
Pensacola, Fla., Nov. B.—The Board of
Health officers to-day appropriated §15,000
to start the sewerage system as planned by
Col. Waring, the engineer of the Memphis
system. Tiie improvement in the way of
sanitation bv the introduction of a system
of sewerage in the city will be invaluable.
The Pensacola Water Company have a per
fect system of water works, and the two
systems in operation in the city w'ill be con
ducive of much good.
The Continental Hotel of this city has
been placed in the hands of R. P. Hunting
ton. a first-class hotel man. F. C. Brent,
of F. C. Brent & Cos., bankers, the mana
ger of the hotel company, has exerted him
self to secure a manager who will be equal
to the task of keeping this hotel in good
Tavares to be the County Seat.
Tavares, Fla. , Nov. B.—At the regular
convention held to-day at Umatilla to nomi
nate a place east of the Ockluwaha river to
be voted for at the next election for the
county seat of Lake county, on Jan. 17,
1888. delegates from sixteen of the eighteen
precincts were present. On the first ballot
Tavares received 51 of the 611 votes cast.
The nomination was made unanimous amid
the wildest enthusiasm, and tl;c county seat
question is virtually settled.
Prohibition Beaten in Oregon.
Portland, Ore., Nov. B.—The vote was
light in the interior, all interest centering
in the prohibition vote in this city. It was
expected t hat the women of the Christian
Temperance Union would turn out and
work at. the polls, but bad weather pre
vented. It is estimated that the vote of the
city will be four to one against the
Returns late this afternoon indicate that
the Prohibitionists have overestimated their
strength in the interior towns and the pro
hibition amendment is defeated by 1,000 to
8,000 majority. The other two amendments,
namely, to change the time of election and
to allow the Legislature to fix the salaries
of State officers are supposed to lie beaten.
The Gulf’s Shipping Interests.
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 8. —The Gulf
Division of the, American Shipping and
Industrial League met in this city to-day.
In the absence of President Walker, of Mis
sissippi, N. D. Wallace, of New Orleans,
was elected temporary chairman. Mayor
Lane delivered the address of welcome.
Col. Johnson, of the Chamlier of Commerce,
and Senator Morgan also made addresses.
The convention then adjourned until to
On the New Military Reservation.
Chicago, Nov. B.—Two companies of the
Sixth United States infantry, under com
mand of Maj. Lyster, arrived at ilighwood
this morning, having traveled 1,8115 miles
within the last four days. The troops were
marched to the government L act, and in
loss than an hour the United States flags
were run up.
An Oil Refinery Burned.
Boston, Nor. B.—The oil refinery of
Pierce & Canterbury, in East Boston, was
burned this afternoon. The loss on the
building and machinery is $100,1)00. The
loss on oil is very heavy, but is not stated in
Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 8. —The fifteenth
annual session of the American Public
Health Association convened hero this
morning. There are about 150 members iu
The Probable I.esult of the Vote on
the Question and on License.
St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 9. —The election
in Dakota to-day was for the purpose of
voting for or against a division of the Ter
ritory on the forty-sixth parallel, and
iu counties where an election had
been called by petition to the
County Commissioners the question of local
option was voted on. The Pioneer Press
has returns at midnight, from twenty coun
tias which'show generally a light vote, on
tiie question of division, with tn# probabili
ties that the majority thereof in the whole
territory will be about 10,000. In the Black
Hills the Anti-Divionists refrained from
voting, and the vote for division was small.
Brown and other central Dakota counties
will be against division. Burleigh
and other counties around Bismarck
go solidly against division. Cass county, of
which Far .lo is the county seat, gives alxmt
1,000 majority against division. In North
Dakota, as a whole, the majority for
division, if any, will be small. South
Dakota, as a whole, goes solidly for
On the question of licen-e vs. prohibition,
the counties containing larger towns like
Fargo and Grand Rapids, go for license, but
of the whole vote cast, prohibition will
probably get a small majority.
KNOXVILLE’S NEW RAILROAD.
Ground Broken—The Rich Country It
Knoxville, Tenn, Nov. B.—The first
ground was broken to-day on the Knoxville
Southern railroad, which is to run from
Knoxville to Atlanta. It is an extension of
the Marietta and North Georgia railroad
and will run through a vast region rich in
undeveloped minerals, both in East Tennes
see and North Georgia. Knoxville sub
scribed ’#270,000 to the stock of the road,
and the company is under contract to com
plete the iine in eighteen months. At Knox
ville it will connect with two other new
roads under construction, and also with the
East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia road,
Knoxville and Ohio road, and Louisville
and Nashville road.
Detroit’s Municipal Election.
Detroit, Mich., Nov. B. —The municipal
contest to-day resulted in the election of
the entire Democratic ticket, with the ex
ception of City Treasurer, by majorities
ranging from 1,800 to 3,000." The Demo
crats also elect thirteen out of sixteen
Aldermen voted for.
Washington, Nov. B.—Henry Bacon
Lovering will succeed Gen. Banks as United
.States Marshal of Massachusetts, when the
latter’s term expires in December.
The Savannah Weekly News.
For Saturday, Nov. 12, 1887.
READY THIS MORNING,
First Page— Life is Love; Romance of Rich
mond, Chapters IX., X.; Sown by the Wayside;
The Fire Water Fiends of Gotham Discussed,
with Illustrations; The Bottom of the Boom in
New York Real Estate Dropping Out.
Second Page —Louisiana's Big Strike; Mon
tana's Renegades; Relatives of the Doomed
Anarchists Flock to See Them: Jenny Lind
Dead; O’Brien in Tullainore Jail; Dead Beside
the Raii3; Georgia’s Capital City; Mr. Davis
Not 111; Yellow Jack on His Last Legs: Regain
ing Stewart's Body; Chili's Rich Widow Will
Soon Paralyze the Nabobs of New York.
Third Page— Fifty-Four Men With Rifles on
Duty Near the Chicago Anarchists; Flames in a
Club House; Explosion of a Torpedo; The
Louisiana Strike; Y'ellow Jack’s Decadence;
Death Stops Elopers; Florida's Metropolis; De
parture of the Davis Party from Macon;
Georgia’s Capital City; Minor Telegraphic News
Fourth Page Curiosities of Courtship;
Pleading With a Savage King; Politicians Who
Never Forget Men's Names or Faces; Odd Things
in Japan; Kitty Russell’s Queer Masquerade in
Chelsea; South Sea Courtship; Robert Garrett’s
Trousers; Causes of Lockjaw; Americans
Fifth Page—The Chief Justice’s Infernal
Machine Harmless; A Drunkard for a Captain;
Lamar to be a Judge; A Man Ends Four Lives;
Northern Tenement Houses; A Great Battle
Ship; The Blue-Grass Region; Several Injured
at a Fire; Grant and Lee at Appomattox.
Sixth Page— A Boom for Commutation of
the Anarchist Sentence; Cholera Clouds; Atlan
ta’s Tariff Reformers Want Carlisle to Make a
Speech; Alabama Criminals; Florida's Metropo
lis: Kidnaped by Oystermen; Chopped to Death;
Killed by a Typhoon; Russo-German Affairs;
Seventh Page— Agricultural Department:
,What Makes the South Poor; Do Not Stunt
Young Stock; Compost Manures; Wine from
Frozen Oranges; Money in Live Stock; House
hold ; Farm and Stock Notes; Popular Science.
A Short Crop of Cotton; Gov. Gordon’s Return;
Tampa's Plague on the Wane: Trade Out of
Danger: Louisiana's Striice; The Terrapin Wed
ding, or the Disappointed Parson; Lincolnton
Eighth Page— Rev. Talmage on “Concord
and Discord;’’ Ex-Senator Thurman on Gen.
Jackson's Macon Speech; Bombs Found in
I.ingg’s Cell: St, Augustine Politics; Hollifleld’s
Murder; Sword Bearer Killed; The Charleston
Festival; How He Won Her.
Ninth Page— A Glorious Victory, New
York State Carried by a Rousing Majority; Par
sons’ Wife Gives Up, She Says She Will Never
See Her Husband Alive Again; Other News
Tenth Page— The News in Georgia, Gathered
from Correspondents and Exchanges: South
Carolina Items; Derailment of a Mail Car Fol
lowed by a Blaze. ,
Eleventh Page— The News of Florida Told
in Paragraphs; Florida’s Metropolis; Closing in
on Yellow Fever; Anarchist Engel Takes Lauda
num and Morphine; A Corpse in the Ocmulgee;
Twelfth Page —Editorial: That Macon
Speech; The South and Southern Capital; Mr.
Beecher’s Successor; The Panama Canal; Sea-
Coast Defenses; Sectional Issues; Escaping
Convicts. The Louisiana Strike; Georgia’s
Capital City: Gen. Jackson Corrects Some of
ex Senator Thurman’s Statements; Minor Tele
Thirteenth PAGE-Local Department: Fight
ing Fire With Gas; Trying to Get a Shooting
Match; A New Ship Ordered by the Central Rail
road; Three Rowdies Take Possession of Ark
wright's Factory by Force of Arms; Central’s
Branch Lines; Railroad Matters; Synod of Lu
therans; Who the Opposcrs of State Aid to the
Fourteenth Page— Mormonism's Evolution;
A Dying Man Tells How He Killed His Wife and
Represented That She Had Eloped; A Japanese
Ghost Myth; A Ghost Finds a Will; Saved by
an Alibi; Leprosy in St. Louis; A “High Neck’’
Winter at Washington.
Fifteenth Page— An Ode to Chicago; Albert
Edward Sketched; Gambler's Luck; The Decline
in Kissing; He Had an Item; Andrew Johnson’s
Fondness for Sherry; An Actress’ $2,000 Street
Suit; Thrje Letters; Painstaking; The Trials of
a Mother; Current Comment; Bright Bits; Per
sonal ; Items of Interest.
Sixteenth Page— Leases Not Canceled, the
Lessees Fined $8,500 Each by the Governor;
Other News Telegrams advertisements.
Just the paper to send to your friends.
Single copies 5 cents.
For sale at Estill’s News Depot and at the of
fice, 8 Whitaker street, •
GOLDEN RI I.E LODGE MO. IS, I. O. O. F.
A regular meeting of this Lodge will be held
THIS EVENING at 8 o’clock.
Members of other Lodges and visiting brothers
are invited to attend.
By order of FRED EINSFELD, N. G.
D. F. McCoy. Secretary.
TEUTO.MA DIVISION XO. 3. K. OF P.
Attention Sir Knights'
You are hereby sumuioued to appear XSDa
at your armory 152 Bryan street, THIS /i —A
AFTERNOON. 2:30 o'clock sharp, tor glXfjM
the purpose of participating in the An- tewSfejfj
niversary Parade of this Division.
Full parade dress without cap.
JOHN JVCHTER. Sir Knt. Captain.
Emil J. Ral.l. Sir Knt. Recorder.
THE MERCHANTS’ AND MECHANICS’
The sixty-sixth (66th) regular monthly meet
ing of this Association will be held at the office
of Jackson & Whatley, THIS (Wednesday)
EVENING, at 8 o'clock.
D. G. PURSE, President.
J. L. Whatley. Secretary.
PULASKI LOAN ASSOCIATION.
The regular monthly meeting of the Pulaski
Loan Association, being the 75th of Series 8.,
will be held on THIS (Wednesday) EVENING,
at 8 o'clock, at the offices of Garturd & Meldrim,
135 Bay street.
R. D. WALKER, President.
William Garrard, Secretary.
SI’EC I AL NOTICES.
Advertisements inserted under “Special
Notices” will be charged $1 00 o Square each
STATE AND COUNTY TAXeS iSS7.
Office Collector State and Cocnty Taxes, j
Chatham County, Georgia, >
Savannah, Oct. 19,1887. j
The digest is now open for the collection of
the above Taxes on all property, real and per
sonal; the Speciflx Tax on Professions; also, the
POLL TAX for EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES,
on all MALE RESIDENTS of the City and Coun
ty, between the ages of twenty-one and sixty
Office at the Court House. Hours from 9A.
m. to 2 p. m. jas. j. mcgowan,
Tax Collector C. C.
A FINE LUNCH
Will be served TO-DAY from 10 to 1, at the Mer
chants' Exchange Saloon, 149 Congress street.
All are invited to call
CHAS. F. GRAHAM, Prop.
Neither the Master nor the Agents of the
British steamship “FERN HOLME’’ will be re
sponsible for any debts contracted by the crew.
WILDER & CO., Agents.
All bills against the British steamship ELPIS,
Burnett Master, must be presented at our office
by or before 12 o'clock m., THIS DAY, Nov. 9,
or payment thereof will be debarred.
A. MINIS & SONS, Consignees.
Neither the Captain nor Consignees of the
British steamship “CHISWICK”, Gowing
Master, will be responsible for any debts con
tracted by the crew.
JAS. B. WEST & CO„ Agents.
Will be served for Lunch TO-DAY at the Mer
chants' Exchange Saloon, 149 Congress street.
CHAS F. GRAHAM, Prop,
Books of subscription to the Capital Stock of
“THE CITIZENS’ BANK OF SAVANNAH"
will be opened at the office of the Citizens’ Mu
tual Loan Company, No. 94 Bryan street, on
THURSDAY, November 10th, 1887.
Stores in Odd Fellows’ Hall. Possession Nov.
Ist. Apply to
A. R. FAWCETT, Sceretary,
NOTICE TO CONSIGNEES AND CAP
TAINS OF VESSELS.
Office Health Officer, (
Savannah, Ga,. Nov. 1, 1887. )
From Nov. Ist to May Ist, unless otherwise
ordered, Captains of vessels having clean
records, will be allowed to come to the city after
their vessels have been inspected by the Quaran
Captains of vessels which are subjected to un
ballasting at the Quarantine Station, will re
turn to their vessels when unballasting is com
menced, and there remain until this work is
completed, in order to expedite same.
J. T. McFARLAND, M. p„ Health Officer.
Savannah, Ga., Nov. 3. 1887.
The shareholders of the GERMANIA FIRE
COMPANY, of Savannah, Ga.. are hereby noti
fied to present their shares within thirty days
from date, to the undersigned to receive their pro
rata from the sale of the Germania Fire Com
Office hours From 10 until 2 o'clock at 147 Con
gress street JOSEPH ROOS, President.
THE nouns NEWS
STEAM PRINTING HOIBE.
8 Whitaker Street.
The Job Department of the Morning News,
JOB AND BOOK PRINTING,
LITHOGRAPHING AND ENGRAVING,
BOOK BINDING AND ACCOUNT BOOK
is the most complete in the South. It is thorough
ly equipped with the most improved machinery,
employs a large force of competent workmen
and carries a full stock of papers of all
These facilities enable the establishment to
execute orders for anything in the above lines
at the shortest notice and the lowest prices con
sistent with good work. Corporations, mer
chants, manufacturers, mechanics and business
men generally, societies and committees, are
requested to get estimates from the MORNING
NEWS STEAM PRINTING HOUSE before send
ing their orders abroad. J. H. ESTILL.
ULMER’S LIVER CORRECTOR.
This vegetable preparation is invaluable for
the restoration of tone and strength to the sys
tem. For Dyspepsia, Constipation and other
ills, caused by a disordered liver, it cannot be
excelled. Highest prizes awarded, and in
dorsed by eminent medical men. Ask for Ul
mer's Liver Corrector and take no other. SIOO
a bottle. Freight paid to any address.
B. F. ULMER, M. D.,
Pharmacist, Savannah. Ga.
I an <3 after the 10th instant the business
now conducted by me will be carried on by
Messrs. T. J. DAVIS & CO., and I beg for the
new. firm the patronage of my many friends
who have been so liberal to me, and feel assured
that the new firm will give them the same at
tention as they received from mo, Mr. DAVIS
having been my head fan for the past four
years. Messrs. T. J. DAVIS and J. G. HARDEE
are authorized to collect all bills due the retiring
flrm ’ G. S. McALPIN,
NOVEMBER 9 and 10.
Engagement of the Acknowledged American
Representative Eccentric Comedian.
MR. J. B. POLK
And his company of Dramatic Artists, present
ing WEDNESDAY EVENING, Nov 9
The Funniest Comedy of Modern Times.
THURSDAY EVENING, Nov. 10, a Domestio
Comedy-Drama replete with human interest,
Seats on Sale at Davis Bros’., MONDAY
Nov. 7. *
Next Attraction—THE WORLD COMBIN i
TION, Nov. 16 and 17. * A
Friday Evening. November 11.
GRAND WRESTLING MATCH.
Savannah Boy. ’
SIOO -A- SIIDIE
ROTS’ CLOTHING, CARPETS, ETC
WE will place on sale on MONDAY MORN-
t ING 500 as handsome Boys' Suits as can
be found south of New York. Prices of tailor
made and perfect-fitting suits are for better
grades $6 50, $7 50, $8 50, 89 and $9 50.
Also a large variety, fully 500, just as durable,
but not as fine, at the following: prices: Si 73
82 25, 82 50, 83, $3 50, $4, 84 50 and $5. ’
Tapestry aml Ingrain
DURING THE ENSUING WEEK.
One lot Tapestry Carpets at 6oc. per yard.
One lot 3-I'ly All Wool Carpets at 85c. per
One lot All Wool Extra Supers at 60c. per
One lot Ingrain Carpets at 55c. per yard.
One lot Ingrain Carpets at 50c. per yard.
One lot Ingrain Carpets at 40c. per vaVI
One lot Ingrain Carpets at per yard.
500 Smyrna Rugs
RANGING PRICE FROM
85c. Each to $lO.
100 rolls fresh Canton Matting, ranging in
price from 20c. *''sQc. per yard.
Will also be found in the following goods during
this week: Silks. Satins, Dress Goods, Cloaks,
Shawls, Lace Curtains and Curtain Goods,
Flannels, Blankets. Bed Comforts, Underwear.
Hosiery, Gloves, Corsets, Ladies’ and Genta*
Silk Umbrellas, etc., etc.
To Mill Men
Softens Leather and Makes Rubber Belting
This Grease effectually prevents slipping, ren
ders the belts adhesive, heavy and pliable and
will add one-third to the power of the belt.
Its use enables the belt to oe run loose and
have same power.
—FOR SALE BY—
DALE, DIXON * CO.,
J. W. TYNAN
and many other
The Great Southern Portrait Company,
L. B. DAVIS,
Secretary and Manager of the Great South
ern Portrait Company.
AN inspection of samples of our Portraits at
our office, wit h Davis Bros., 42 and 44 Bull
street, will greatly interest those who contem
plate having small pictures of themselves, their
friends, living and deceased, copied and enlarpd
in OIL, AVATKK COLOR, INDIA INK, PAB
TELLE and CRAYON. We guarantee a per
fect likeness and excellence of work. We hs*J
about TWENTY DIFFERENT STYLES AM I
GRADES IN SIZES OF ENLARGED POR
TRAITS from SxlO to 50x90, and our prices are
from $2 to SBOO each. EMPLOY FORTY ART
ISTS; been twenty-six years in the busines*:
have a 8,000 candle-power ELECTRIC LIGHT,
and are fully prepared with all proper expedi
tion and skill to execute all orders promptly
and satisfactorily. Wo respect fully solicit your
orders. L. B. DAVIS,
Secretary and Manager The Great Souther*
Portrait Cos. _
Empty Syrup Barrels
—FOR SALE BY
C. M. GILBERT & C 0„
COR. BAY AND BARNARD STS.