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THE COTTON EXCHANGE.
PRESIDENT FLANNERY'S REVIEW
OF THE YEAR.
How Savannah Maintains Her Posi
tion as the Second Cot:on Port in the
United States—The Transportation
Question Touched Upon- The Recent
Fires and the Necessity for Prevent
ive Measures—The General Outlook.
The annual mooting of the Savannah
Cotton Exchange was held last night.
President Flannery is ill, unil Vice Presi
dent E. V Green presided. The reports of
the Superintendent and the various com
mittees were read, and after them Supt.
Bryan read the President's report. The
Exchange has lot members ami gained 11
members during last year. The Superintend
ent's compilation from the National Cotton
Exchange reports shows that the net re
ceipts at Savannah during last year were
808.434 bales, an excess of 1,063 bales over
the previous year. This gives Savannah
12.43 per cent, of the total crop against
i2.30 per cent, in 1885-86, and is proof that
the port has fully maintained its position as
the second cotton port in tho United States.
The President's report touches upon the
various interests represented by the Ex
change, and is an interesting document.
After referring to the committees’ and
•Superintendent's reports the question of
transportation was taken up. Touching
upon this mutter President Flannery said:
THE TRANSPORTATION QUESTION.
The discriminalions in favor of through
business, and therefore against that which
is local, and to which attention has been
called in previous annual reports, still ex
ists to some extent, notwithstanding that
renewed efforts have been made during the
vear through committees of tho Exchange
to have it corrected or still further modified.
It is to be hoped that at some day in the near
future transportation lines, having their
termini here, will devise plans by
which cotton coming over their lines and
consigned locally to this port will be put on
as favorable a footing a if it came here on
a through hill of lading consigned to
some other point. It would seem as if it
should bo to the interest of the transporta
tion companies to encourage rather than to
discourage the consigning of cotton locally,
as they are promptly relieved of the ex
pense and responsibility attending the care
of such cotton, and by increasing this part
of their business, which can, probably, be
done by reasonable encouragement, they
would, no doubt, gradually diminish in
stead of increasing as of late the quantity
of cotton left in their charge without com
pensation tor the risk and expense they Hre
put to in caring for it.
The increase) charge for compressing cot
ton inaugurated on Sept. 1 lias opera ted to
the injury of the local cotton trade. The
benefits that may have accrued on account
of the advance appear to have been mainly
in favor of parties whose interest it is made
to send their coi ton here compressed, and on
a through bill of lading, and who, there
fore, only use the port us a transfer or
THE COTTON FIRES.
The subject of cotton fires on shipboard
President Flannery said, has become
a grave and somewhat alarming
f ine the present eeasou on account of their
frequency and the peculiarity of their de
velopment, and it becomes a matter of great
importance to prevent such a repetition of
such disasters. The Exchange has taken some
action in the matter by adopting a series of
resolutions suggesting some of the probable
causes and enjoining greater care on and
around vessels and wharves, and iu all other
places whore the staple is being handled in
the port. The city authorities have been
urged to enforce existing ordinances, and
the railway and press companies and work
ingmens’associations have been requested
to 00-operate in carrying out existing rules
framed for the preveiftion of such fires. All
of them have promised to do their part in
the line of prevention, but more is needed
in order to get at the cause or causes, which
lead to the damage or destruction of so
much valuanle property, and to the injury
which must necessarily result, to the port if
a repetition of such fires continue.
Referring to the general condition of She
crops, the President said that with the ex
ception of rice the crops in tho country
naturally tributary to Savannah promise a
fair average outturns: while the yield of cot
toe will fall short of what was expected
from the general prospects m July we may
reasonably look for as large ar. • m'tturn as w o
had last year, and the exceptionally
favorable picking season enables farmers to
save it in excellent condition. The August
storms and freshets did considerable
damage to our rice crop, which it is estima
ted wrl] not yield over two-thirds to three
fourths of the last season. Com and of her
grain crops are estimated to bo about tho
THE RIVER IMPROVEMENT.
“The work on our river,which was carried
on under the superintendence of Incut. Tar
ter, United States Engineer Corns, between
Nov. 28, 1886, and July 3, 1887, fris resulted
tn putting it in better erudition than
at tie time of any previous annual report.
The least. mean high water depth
between the city and the sea is a fraction
over twenty feet—the shoaled point 1 icing
at the “Lower Flats.” No further work
nan be done until Congress makes another
appropriation. The practice in Congress of
making insufficient yearly appropriations
for this work has increased its coat, and ma
terially delayed its completion. The sur
vey recently'made by the Engineer Depart
ment. under authority of Congress, shows
that it is practicable to obtain a depth of
twenty-eight feet at mean high tide in tho
shallowest part of the channel between the
city and the sea. Flans and estimates for
this work have been submitted to the War
Department, and will be reported on to
Congress at its coming session. It is to bo
hoped that our city government and trade
organizations, with the '•o-ope.ration of our
immediate Representative in Congress, will
take steps to have our cla: ns in tliis matter
projierly presented when the time arrives.
“The railway lines continue to keep abreast
of the times bj providing facilities for the
transportation of all species of merchan
dise committed t<> their charge. Their
properties are kept in good condition and
•re reasonably remunerative, which enables
them to meet competition at nil points
without the dread of bankruptcy, una it is
to be hoped that their managements in the
future may be such as to prevent injury to
the trade of our port, or this latter catas
trophe to themselv s. The extensions of
lines from Good water to Birmingham, Ala.,
from Clayton to Ozark. Ala,, and from
Blakely, Ga., to Columbia, Ala , are boing
pushed forward to an early completion.
THE CITY’S GROWTH.
“The growth and general improvement of
the city during the past year Ims been satis
factory, and is a fair indication that its
business has, on the whole, been prosperous.
11 is pleasant to note the continued nealth
fuiness that has prevailed in our midst for
evral years past, which must, in a meas
ure m least, be attributed to the improved
drainage of our suburbs and to other sani
tary work, done or under way, in and
•round the city. The future of our city,
nd of the country that is tributary to it,
• ppears to be on a fairly solid foundation,
•nd with conservative and intellige t en
terprise on the part of our people it is likely
to continue there. Should it do so we cun
•fford to let other sections enjoy their
booms without allowing envy to enter our
hearts, or bile to disturb our livers, and
without feeling that we merit reproach as
being too slow because, in our journey
through life, wo prefer to ride iti a regular
passenger ooach rather than on the cab or
an the pilot of the engine, so as to got to
our destination a little abend of the balance
f our fellow passengers.”
THROUGH THE CITY.
Items Gathered Here and There by the
The Morn ini: News will publish an extra
! editiou this afternoon giving an account of
I the hanging of the Anarchists and a history
of their crime.
There were five arrests by the police yes-
I tcrilay for disorderly conduct.
Palestine Commandery, Knights Templar,
will hold it regular conclave to-night,
A colored man named Joe Mitchell was
arrested yesterday for stealing cotton sam
ples from the office of J. K. Garrnany. He
had been stealing them and selling to the
pickeries for some time.
A colored laborer who was at work rolling
cotton at the Tyler press wharf, fell dead
yesterday morning. Dr. Hummell, who
was near by, ran to him, but the man was
dead before the physician reached him.
“Yellowstone Kit’ is in trouble in At
lanta. He has been sued there for criminal
liliel by a competitor in tho medicine busi
ness, who, he claims, has been persecuting
him for some time. “Kit” has been giving
his show m Peter’s Park in Atlanta, anil
lias been contributing the proceeds to the
Fulton County Confederate Veterans’ Asso
ciation. He will bo remembered from his
exhibitions here last spring.
THE PAVING QUESTION.
The Council Committee of the Whole
to Meet Next Week.
Tho City Council will meet early next
week as a committee of the whole to con
sider the Street and Lane Committee s re
port upon the paving question. The com
mittee would have met this week, but it
decided to await the return of Alderman
Wells, who will lie here probably on Mon
day. If possible a report will be made to
Council at its next meeting.
It is necessary to take the matter in hand
immediately if any paving other than that
already under contract is done this season.
The Congress street contract has already
lieon let to the same parties who laid the
Broughton street paving, and work was to
have been commenced before now, but it
has been deferred until Jan. 1. The Con
gress street pavement will be of asphalt, the
same as Broughton street, and it
will lie laid from Drayton street
to West Broad. The -work of lay
ing the new water mains between
Wnitaker and Ybercorn streets, will begin
right after Christmas. Under the contract
the work will be completed in two months
after it is commenced.
In the meantime the city will decide what
other streets it v. ill pave and the work can
be let at once. The Street and Lane Com
mittee reported in favor of paving the north
half of Liberty street. The question has
arisen whether property owners whose
property is on the south side of the street
will have to pay for the paving of the north
side. ITuder the law they will have to
pay their portion of the cost of the
work the same as if the pavement
extended the entire width of th street.
Then when the south side is paved property
owners on tho north side of the street wifi
bo assessed their share of the cost of the im
Whether tho Council will see fit to pave
Liberty street at all, or what streets it will
pave will be settled when the committee of
the whole makes its report.
THE NEW CITY MAP.
To be Ready for Publication in a Short
The work on the new city map, tho publi
cation of which was authorized by the City
Council at its last meeting, is being pushed,
and the map will be ready for the pub
lishers inside of six weeks.
It takes more time than most
people think to make a map,
and very few have an idea of the amount of
work necessary to be done in order to pro
duce a map of a city like Savannah. The
growth of the city, the addition of the
southern extension and tho many changes
which have taken place since the last
map was published over twenty years ago,
render it almost a necessity that the new
map should be made.
The work is being done under
the supervision of City Surveyor
Howard. The now map will he somewhat
smaller than the old one, the scale living
400 feet to the inch, while the scale of the
old map was "00 feet to tho inch. Aider
man Thomas and the members of the Street
and Lane Committee, under whose direction
t ie map is being made, have recognized for
a loug time the necessity for it, and just as
soon as the Council authorized the work it
IN BEHALF OF YOUNG MEN.
Further Programme of Services Dur
ing the Week of Prayer.
The Young Men’s Christian Association
of this city will, in common with the other
Young Men's Christian Associations
throughout the world, observe the day and
week of prayer for young men. commenc
ing on Sunday night next, and continuing
each evening of the week until Saturday.
On Sunday morning, from !• to 11:46, a
consecration meeting w ill lie held at the as
sociation rooms to which all the active
members arc particularly invited. In the
evening, at 6:15, in the First Presbyterian
church a union meeting will be held, to
which the ladies are invited. Mr. C. P.
Miller will preside. The work of the Inter
national Committee will be presented by
several speakers, and a collection will tie
taken to assist the committee iu prosecuting
The meetings at the rooms during the re
mainder of the week will be for young men
only. The committee having these meetings
in charge is endeavoring to have some
T ~ 1
St. John’s Day.
It is probable that the several Masonic
lodges in this city will celebrate the festival
of St. John the Evangelist, which occurs on
Tuesday, Dec. 37, by a banquet There are
five blue lodges iu Savannah, with an aggre
gate membership of about. 460 brethren,
and such a reunion would be something to
witness. Grand Master Davidson and other
prominent members of the fraternity would
doubtless honor the occasion by their pres
Funeral of Frank Collins.
The funeral of Frank L. Collins, who died
in New Mexico last week, and whose re
mains were brought to Savannah for inter
ment, took place from the Cathedral of Our
Lady of Perpetual Help at 3:80 o'clock yes
terday afternoon and was largely attended.
The interment was in the Cathedral Ceme
tery. The pall bearers were Messrs. Parsons,
John Hardee, Harry Van Wagenon, R. D.
liattiinore, Robert Van Wagenen and W.
Death of Mrs. Willink.
Mrs. Belle Willink, the relict of the late
Thomas Willink, died at her residence, 73
Broughton street, yesterday afternoon at
1:30 o’clock. The deceased was a lady much
esteemed by all who knew her, and her
death will be a sad loss to her family and
Mr. Polk's Engagement.
J. B. Polk played “Gilderoy Punk” in
“The Jerseyman” before a fair house last
n:ght. Mr. Polk is one of the brightest
comedians on the stage. The next attrac
tion here will be "The World” Combination,
Noj. 16 and 17.
Paying Out Benefits.
The Savannah branch of the Iron Hall
paid out $l6O in benefits yesterday to mem
bers who have been sick since Sent. 1.
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 11. 1887.
DIED IN A BATH ROOM.
Sudden Death of Octavus Cohen -The
Mr. Octavus Cohen, of the firm of O. Cohen
& Cos., one of the oldest and most respected
commercial houses in ,Savannah, was found
dead in the bath room at his residence, at
Drayton and Harris streets, yesterday morn
ing, by a colored servant.
Mr. Cohens family is in Nash
ville, ami he was living by
himself and taking his meals at his mother's,
across tUe st rent. He did not go to hivak
fast yesterday morning, and, thinking that
he had overslept, a servant wassent to wake
him. He was not in his room, and the
woman went to the bath room, where she
found him lying on the Hoor, with only his
underclothes on. She called for assistance,
and Dr. Houston was summoned, loiter
Drs. Duncan and Martin went to him, and
the three physicians used every effort
to re-establish tho action of the heart,
but though the body was still
warm, Mr. Cohen was deoil.
He had suffered a great deal from headache,
and derived his only relief from the use of
A bottle of the drug was found
in his bedroom, and it is the theory of the
physicians that he hail used it to relieve his
suffering and then went into tho bath room
to take his usual morning bath. As it was
before daylight, he started to light the gas,
but after he turned it on and before he ap
plid the match the chloroform stopped the
actiou of his heart and he fell.
Mrs. Cohen is in Nashville with her little
daughter, who is now lying in a critical con
dition with typhoid fever. She was imme
diately notified of her husband’s death.
Mr. Cohen was 43 years old, and was the
son of Octavus Cohen, Hr., who was one of
Savannah’s most prominent citizens.
DIDN’T CARE WHO KNEW IT.
Policeman Townsend’s Experience
with an ‘‘Overcome’’ Stranger.
A drayman who had been feeding bis
team left a lot of hay in the gutter on Bull
street, between Congress and Broughton
streets, yesterday afternoon. A few minutes
later a man fresh from his cups came stag
gering along Bull street trying to see just
how much of a sidewalk one individual
could occupy. When he reached the lane
he caught s’ight of the pile of hay. It at
tracted his attention. He learned up against
the house and gazed at it. Then
he made what no doubt he thought
was a liee line for it. After
following a serpentine path he crossed the
sidewalk and fondly embraced a friendly
post. Again his eyes wandered toward the
pile. He looked at it fixedly for a moment,
then a seraphic smile overspread his coun
tenance. nud with the utmost deliberation,
he laid himself down upon it and sunk into
a heavy sleep. He was supremely happy
until Policeman Townsend came along and
roused him. With the aid of a passer-by,
the officer got him to Wright square, when
he laid down again. Tho policeman sum
moned a cart and tried to get him to w alk to
it, but he would not. His arms were then
made to do duty as tow lines, and he was
dragged to the conveyance. En route he
was heard to mutter:
“Drag me 'loug. Don' make no difference
if you wear holes in mv pants. Drag me
’long. I’m Irish, and I don’ gkre who know >
He was gently placed in the cart, and
Policeman Townsend sat on him to hold him
down while he was driven to the ban-acks.
Ho said his name was Joe Haley, and he
proposed that it should remain Joe Haley
whether they locked him up or no.
Canton Chatham’s Muster.
Canton Chatham No. 1, Patriarchs Mili
tant, will muster its new officers to-night at
Odd Fellows’ Hall. Grand Master David
Porter, Major of the First Georgia battalion,
and commanding the forces in Georgia, is
mustering officer. The new officers of the can
ton are Capt. Joseph W. Jackson, Lieut. A. B.
Brooks, Ensign J. Ash Pearson. After the
meeting the members of the Canton will lie
entertained at the residence of Capt. Brooks.
The United States Courts.
Judge Emory Hpeer came down from
Macon yesterday and o[>eiied the United
States Court for the November term. After
a consultation with the bar ho decided to as
sign the cases and then adjourn until Jan. 4,
1888, The Judge cannot remain here at
present to try eases, as the court at Macon
has not adjourned.
RIVER AND HARBOR NOTES.
Happenings Among the Shipping and
Along the Wharves.
Messrs. Wilder & Cos., cleared yesterday
the British steamship Wetherby for Havre
with 6.460 bales of upland cotton, weighing
1,043.269 pounds valued at $247,592.
Tho two steamers heretofore running be
tween thiscity and Bluffton.Beaufort and in
termediate places are both laid up for repairs
and there is now no communication by
water with these points except by sailing
vessels. Savannah has a large trade with
the people living along the route, and a good
steamer on the line would do a thriving busi
ness and hold trade here.
George Walter, Esq., is lying quite ill at
his residence in this cit y.
Alderman David Wells is expected to re
turn from the North the first; of next week.
Cos). Lamar, United States Marshal, was
in the city yesterday in attendance upon
Judge Adams yesterday appointed Wil
liam Yv. Rogers, W. H. Adams. W. K. Wil
kinsou and T. J. Beytagh Notaries Public.
Dupont Guerry, Esq., United States Dis
trict Attorney, came down from Macon
yesterday to lie present at the opening of
Owing to the illness of Miss Lazaron, tho
soprano of thesynagoguo choir, Mrs. Haynes
will sing in her place to-day and to morrow
and until her recovery.
MR. WHATLEY’S EXPLANATION.
He Has a Word to Say About the Ap
pearance of His Name to the Bacon
Kditor Horning .Yew#: As my name ap
pears to a card in your paper of yesterday I
beg space in your columns to say that I
have never conversed with l)r. Leonard W.
Bacon upon the matters to which the ci*l
refers, but was guided, in signing it, by tho
statements of of riel’s whose names were upon
it, and who assured me that they had seen
him and conversed with him. Further
more, I have not advocated extending a
permanent call to Dr. Bacon at. this time,
and so expressed myself a few days ago at a
meeting of his friends. The objection which
1 urged upon that occasion was the fer
mented and irritated condition of the
church. But 1 have favored, aud do favor,
bis being retained here for a time, at least,
until his congregation may know him better,
and that he and they, if it be possible, may
come to a more perfect understanding.
This seems to be due to him and to his
Having explained my position toward Dr.
Baton, I will further state that I, with a
great many others, exceedingly deplore the
"advertisement” in the Erentwj Txme* of
this city, coming as it does from such a
man as Col. T. H. Harden, for whom I have
the profoundest respect and esteem. The
“inquiries” which Col. Harden propounds
to Dr. Baeou are degrading in the fast de
gree, not only to him aud his family, but to
the pulpit which he occupies, and the in
formation, if sought, should have beeu ob
tained in a private and more delicate w ay.
I cannot but believe, therefore, that Col.
Harden acted without proper considemtion
of a matter of such grave importance to all
concern' and. Very respectfully,
J. 1.. Whatley.
FACTORS CAUGHT DOSING
THE COTTON MARKET STIRRED
UP BY NEW REPORTS.
The Agricultural Bureau’s Estimate of
the Crop Causes an Advance in the
Market, and Buyers Take Advantage
of It—Lively Times in New York—
The Advance Here.
A good many cotton factors were caught
napping yesterday. The market was a pis u
liarone. It opened dull with considera
ble stock offering. Some holders sold early
in the day at from l-10c. to y d c. under the
Toward one o'clock buyers began to
receive private advices from their New
York correspondents. The market there
had advanced 7-16 c. per pound for spot cot
ton, and futures fully fifty points. This
Maided the ball moving here, and
lietween 1 and 3 o'clock buyers
begun to flock into the sample rooms
taking the factors by surprise. Their offer
ings were so readily snapped up at the first
figure named, that later ou the holders were
in a quandary and at a loss for awhile to
know what price to ask, or how high figures
might be carried.
T lie few who nad not sold out earlier in
the day obtained from an to a Ffc.
higher than the highest prices of the morn
ing. This was particularly the case with
tine cotton, aud at tho closing call at 4
o’clock the market was so irregular and the
feeling so feverish that the Cotton Exchange
was unable to furnish accurate figure for
quotations. The total sales for the day of
spot cotton were 4,616 bales.
The reports from New York were excit
ing and a number of heavy bear operators
who were short on large blocks of future
contracts were unable to cover before the
day closed, owing to the rapidity with
which the market went up on them.
The cause of this boom was the report of
the Agricultural Bureau, which was made
public yesterday morning, estimating the
present cotton crop at 6,300,000 bales, and
confirming the c.i nnate previously made by
the Colton H oi ldot 6,326,000 bales.
NO FRitE "AD6” IN THE MAILS.
New Ruling on the Obnoxious Postal
The Postmaster General has put another
construction on the new postal regulation
in regard to third and fourth class matter.
Under section 371 and 373 of the revised
Postal Laws and Regulations, that went
in*o effect Sept. 16, third class matter con
sists of printed matter (market reports,
circulars and all other printed communica
tions) which contain no personal matter or
writing of any kind.
The envelope- containing such matter
must have upon them only the names of the
addressee, tho card of the addresser and his
address, without anything more than
■nough to identify the letter and sender, by
name, with his place of business, if be so de
sires. Nothing is allowed in the wav of an
advertisement of tho business of the sender.
As to the fourth-class matter, the inclosure
of any written communication is prohibited.
Much packages must contain only merchan
dise, such as samples, etc., not' over four
pounds in weight, at Ic. per ounce, or any
fractional part thereof. The marks on the
face or surface of the package shall be only
the name of the sender, with the word
“from” above and preceding the same, and
there may be also written or printed the
nnnjber and names of the articles enclosed,
and the sender thereof may write or print
or attach to any such articles, by tag or fabel,
a mark, number, name or letter for the pur
pose of identification. Nothing is allowed
in the way of nil advertisement of the busi
ness of the sender.
The contents of any envelope in either
class may be descriptive, directions for use.
or other information respecting the articles
enclosed as part of the original packages or
labels done up for transmission if the same
lie printed, but upon the surface or face of
the package for mailing no writing, print
ing or marks other than those authorized by
the statute can be placed without subjecting
the matter to first-class rates.
Possibly future legislation may correct
what now seems to be an inconvenient rule
for business men to follow. 8o loug as the
law stands as it now docs the post office
officials are bound to enforce it as it reads
and os it has been construed by the depart
A special ruling has just been made by
the department with reference to the mail
ing of samples—all words except the word
“sample,” and the name of the sender with
the word “from” preceding it, and the name
of the addressee and his address, are erased
as not permissible.
The postmaster General holds that under
a strict interpretation of the law merchants
and the public generally are not permitted
to display their names or business addresses
either print's! or written on any mail mat
ter except that upon which the full letter
rate of postage is paid. In one instance,
a bookseller m New York made a sale
to a customer residing in New Orleans,
and the books were mailed as third
class matter. In addition to the name
and post office address of the purchaser
tho dealer marked “printed matter” with
j>en and ink in one corner of the package.
Acting under tho instructions nf the depart
ment the postmaster charged full letter
rates for the package, which the purchaser
refused to pay. There were a number of
similar cases forwarded to the department
as samples of the hardship under which
the business communities suffer in
this connection. Many peiwns who
have patented tugs and labels for
marking packages have affixed their
names to the same, and it is claimed that
the loss wifi bo exceedingly heavy, unless
they are permitted to use them. In view of
this fact the Postmaster General has decided
that such tags and labels may be used on
mail matter below class one, provided all
traces of anything resembling a business
advertisement are obliterated. He claims
that he is obliged to,enforce the law as he
finds it, and that any redress in this direc
tion must come from Congress. He will lay
the subject before the President in his an
nual report on the postal affairs of the gov
ON RAIL AND CROSSTIE.
Local and General Gossip in Railway
The Mouxixo News has received from
Supt. Flemiug a copy of the report of the
fourth annual inspection of tho Savannah,
Florida and Western and Charles
ton and Savannah Company’s railways,
which was made lust August. The report,
which is a printed pamphlet of about thirty
pages, is very full, and it shows the exact
physical condition of the roads.
The Monarch Palace Car Company is to
send a special train or five sleeping ami ole
nervation ear* from New York to Jackson
ville, leaving New York Deo. 6, and arriv
ing ill Jacksonville the morning of the sec
ond day after. Mr. Gustave Levy, superin
tendent of the company, will have charge
of the party, numbering as it will about 360
persons. The fare for the trip, including
palace cm - aecommodations, will lie $37 76.
The Ymir. which ran to St. Augustine last
winter, will ha one of the number.
Consumption, Scrofula, General Debil
ity, Wasting Diseases of Children,
Chronic Coughs and Bronchitis, can le
cured by the use of Scott’s Emulsion of Pure
Cod Liver Oil with Hypopliosphites. Prom
inent. physicians use it and testify to its
great value. Please read the following: “l
used Scott’s Emulsion for an obstinate
cough with hemoiTliage, 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. Fixplk.V, M. D., J/one Star,
CHARLESTON'S GOINGS ON.
A Day’s Events in South Carolina's
Chief Seaport City.
Capt. K. W. Wagner and Lieut Jonas
Simons have resigned (ram the German Ar
tillery. Copt, Wagner lias been in com
mand of the corps since 1802.
The Catholic Diocesan Synod of South
Carolina is in session in Charleston. This
synod is the first held in Charleston since
the episcopate of Bishop England, and is
held under the call of Bishop Northrop.
Charleston is elated over the success of its
recent festival. It is now intended that the
Gala IVeelc Association shall be made per
manent,, and that Charleston shall have
next year, and in each succeeding year, a
great carnival season, when all the people of
South Carolina and tho adjoining States
will assemble in this historic old town to
spend a few very pleasant days together.
The gala week helped wonderfully to
swell the receipts of the Charleston street
car companies. It is estimated that fully
88,000 people rode in tho street cars from
Monday morning, Oct. 31, up to last Satur
day night, or 53,000 on the City railway and
35,000 on the Enterprise railroad. The
average for each day was over 12,000 pas
sengers. Some days it; was more and on
other days it was less. The receipts for Fri
day were the largest for the week.
Charleston Republicans are organizing for
the next campaign. A meeting of the
Union Republican party was held Wednes
day night. The News a.id t'ourier says
that there was nothing new in anything lit
tered by the sjteakers, the only thing
worthy of special note being that the ad
vice of all the speakers that the colored men
should register amounted in every case to
the strongest kind of appeal as their chance
of regaining the rights and privileges w hich
were alleged to lie lost.
it is rumored that the steamship City of
Columbia, which formerly ran between
New York and Charleston and Feniaudiua,
in comnvfion with the Clyde line, has been
sold to John Alexander, who recently pur
chased the City of Atlanta, and will in
future run between New' York and Havana.
This leaves the company controlling tin
.South Carolina railroad only one steamer,
the City of Ylontioello. which is now tied up
at the wharf at the foot of Fine street in
-Jacksonville, ami it is said that negotiations
are being made to sell her also.
Wells’ “Health Renewer” restores health
and vigor, cures dyspepsia, impotence, ner
vous debility. For weak men, nelicate worn
Wells’ Hair Balsam.
If gray, restores to original color. An
elegant dressing, softens anil beautifies. No
oil or grease. Atonic Restorative. Stops
hair coming out; strengthens, cleanses,
heals scalp. 50c.
"Rough on Piles.”
Why suiter piles’ Immediate relief and
complete cure guaranteed. Ask for ‘ Rough
on Piles.” Suee cure for itching, protrud
ing, bleeding or any form of Piles. 50c. At
druggists or mailed.
F. OM CHIN TO BREAST.
Death Averted by the Use of Prickly
Ash, Poke Root, Potassium.
I had a negro working on my place
who had a very ugly sore on his neck,
extending from the ehiu to tbe breast
bone. It was eating away rapidly, and
was supposed to be a caucer. lie had
gotten to such a slate that he was not
able to work, and could only swallow
milk or soup. At this stage 1 decided to
try Dr. Whitehead's Blood Purifier on
hint -Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Potas
sium- P. P. P. The effect was perfectly
wonderful. The sore began to heal at
once, and the man daily gained in
strength and flesh, till finally the. entire
mass of impure flesh came out. and the
place tilled up and scabbed over. This
scab finally shed off anil left a smooth
scar where once a most filthy eating
sore had been. The man is now work
ing in tbe woods its a regular hand, and
is in perfect health. I). F. McDUFFY.
Mr. McDuffy is a well-known operator in
naval stores at Glenroore, Ga.
P. P. P. is the only certain remedy for all
Blood Diseases. Asa tonic it is unrivaled.
For sale by all medicine dealers.
I>R. Whitehead can be consulted daily
at the office of the Company, Odd Fellows'
Hall building, without charge. Prescrip
tions and examination free. All inquiries
by mail will also receive his personal atten
Only a few applications of Tetterine will
cure Ringworm permanently, without pain.
;iOc. at druggists.
Men's Furnishing Goods at Belsinger’s, 24
Whitaker st reet.
Tetterine is the best remedy known for
Itching Piles; full directions in package.
50c. at druggists.
Broadway Bilk Hats at Belsinger’s, 24
If your baby has a breaking out on its
head, frequently the case while teething,
Tetterine will cure it; 50c. at druggists.
All the leading E. &. W. Collars, at Bel
singer s, 24 Whitaker street
Tetterine is sent by mail to any address,
on receipt of price, 50c., by
J. T. Shuptri.ve & Bro.
Handsome line of Scarfs at Belsinger’s, 24
The Florence Heaters,
for sale by oas. W, 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. Jus. 8. Silva *T Son:
Dear Sms. The kerosene heating stove
bought of you works splendidly. It keeps
my oath 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.
For further information apply at 140
The human arm plays a very important
part in the drama of life. A lady who can
boast of a pretty arm is not apt to conceal
the fact to any great extent. Man's natural
weapon of defense and offense, is his strong
right arm. When an auctioneer's arm
comes down it means “sold.” in more ways
than one. The large Golden Arm. that in
vites the passer-by to step in and examine
our great variety of Gents', Youths' nml Boys’
Units, Overcoats, Hats and Gent's Fur
nishing Goods, illustrates the hammer-like
strokes of success achiev ed by us in catering
to the wants of our friends and the public
generally, and encourageinglv Imokons in
those who have not enjoyed the many ad
vantages we possess in our line. Our stock
is constantly augmented hv new nrrivals,
and our known upright dealing and minute
attention to our customers’ needs, brings
constant additions to our clientage. We
ask an inspection of our clothing and com
parison of prices. Vou cau easily find the
sign of The Big Golden Arm.
150 Broughton street.
D. B. Lester
Has Pickles. Ranees. Jellies and Jams.
Smoked Beef, Butter, and tb" Iwst of I la ’ns;
Currants. Citron and Raisins cheat’.
Ki’oma, Cocoa and Chocolate;sweet:
< hoice Coffees and Teas he always keep.
And everything nice for people to eat:
Groceries, Groceries of every kind.
Brandy, whisky and the finest of M ine;
Crackers and > anned Goods of every description.
Give him a call and make your selection.
21 Whitaker street. Savannah, ft*.
] Special indications for Georgia:
FAIR I Fair weather, light northerly
1 winds, becoming variable, slightly
warmer iu northern portion, fcUi*
tionury temperature in southern portion.
CocnoariHon o ' uieau t mi>orj.tun* s.o yi
nab. Nov. 10 1867, and tho mean of sum day tor
Mas TEWTr.RATt;nK from the Departure
for 15 years Nov. 10, *67, | —or Jun. 1, !*>*#
OTO cTo |-3 0 J 560.0
Comparative rainfall suiom* ur:
~ .. .. . . Departure Total
Mean Daily Amount frt * in Departure
Amount f.,1- for ji.au Since
1C lean,. Nov. 10, 87. lip _ Jan t jsS7.
.07 | 05 I ~ .08 1 —ll 87
Maximum temperature 74. minimum tem
perature C S
The height of the river at Augusta at
1:33 o’clock p. m. vesterdav (Augusta timet
was 7 0 feet,—a rise of 0.2 during the past
An Englishman at the Whito House.
Oalengu's Letter to Ismdon Time*.
The accommodations of the President’s
family in the White House, however, or**
on such a contracted scale that strange as it
may seem, he is almot nnnb oto invite vis
itors beyond two or three,fur want of sleep
ing apartments. Yet nil cifort to get a bet
ter house or in a healthier locality itas failed.
The ruler of so proud and wealthy a nation
might be generously provided. As it is. his
dwelling is more than half a public office,
for the (teople flock in the East Room at
will, anti its worn and faded carpeting tes
tify the shuffling of many feet, while the
torn window curtains demonstrate the
stealthy energy of the relic-hunter. A large
number who can readily <m various pre
tests get permission, climb to the upper
story, and bore the secretaries and often
the President himself with their importu
nities, so that lie lias little comfort,
and not even privacy. Every day, when
fagged out with the peisistenco f the
visitors above stairs or fatigued 1> the
aim st overwhelming carts of bis august
office., the President seeks relief by coming
down to the East room to rta.ss n few mo
traents with the multitude. He feels secure
from importunity there, and is not averse
to gratifying t hi* pardonable curiosity of
the citizen who is desirous of seeing and
briefly shaking hands with the Chief Magis
trate. Hundreds wait for this audience, end
he has a hearty grasp and kind word for all.
President Cleveland isa sturdy, unassuming
man, with a good fa<’o and pleasant ways,
and this daily “handshake " has done much
fa popularize him with the visitors as well
as the people of Washington. The cere
mony, which is the oniv one bringing the
ruler in direct contact with the people, is
very simply done, without any show or
guard of any sort, and with open (fool's to
everyone, all class s, high or humble, being
received with equal affability
From the New I'm-, shn.
An amusing atfd interesting i undent oc
curred on the steamship Ailer on Friday
Tbe steamship was nearinsr port and one of
the women cabin passengers apjieared in the
dining saloon dressed in tb; costliest lace.
She confide 1 to her female friends that every
article of dress she wore was of lace, even
to the gloves and hose, and added that she
would wear lace boobs if It wasn’t so chilli'.
She explained that one of her daughters is
shortly to be married, that the lace was for
her trousseau, and thnt inasmuch As she
personally wore it, the customs regulations
could not take it from her. it is estimated
that tbe fair ami matronly one was draped
with $5,000 worth of the lace.
A Standard Xmas Gift
is an assortment of Colgate’s unrivalled
toilet soaps and perfumery. Now ready.
Cable Street Gars.
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 city, was to be 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 trfrps could be made in a day,
and parties having important business to at
tend to at the Central railroad wharf, could
get there in a very little time. Jus* the
same at Appel & Schaul'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 ali 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, knowing their friends do
not buy the same goixis 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, anti
are ready for inspection—l 63 Congress
street, opposite the market.
Three-year-oid Kentucky Rye Whisky
for stf per gallon, at 1). R. Lester’s.
A Big Crop of Weddings.
Reliable rumor predicts a greater titan usual
number of weddings during the fall and winter
season, an indication of prosperity surely. #.Vc
are in proper trim for .just such oc<\: ■■,. mri
would ask personal inspection of tho 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, ftur line
of bronze ornaments is brnlijiit in itself, and
throughout may be found a. thousand valuable
novelties suitable and appropriate us souvenirs
and keepsakes. In Diamonds. Jewelry and
Watches, ii is impossible in limited space to
speak intelligibly Suffice it to sa.t that not
even the famous "Tiffany's' < an outrival us tn
I testify and careful selection of our stock. Prices
have been made to suit tho times, and we offer
our representative stock on its nc'nts, and stake
otu* reputation on the result. Our engraving
depart ment is carefully conducted, and all work
in this linn is artistically executed. We are
always pleased lo show visitor- through our
stock, even though they niav not be ready to
buy, as we feel that ottr establishment is one of
the "sights" of the eirv, and it is always "exhi
bition day" to the public. Respectfully,
M. Strunhkri.'. lf>7 Broughton street.
Where can you get choice Candies at 10c,,
15c. and 25c. ? At D. R. Lester’s.
Black, Nutt and Brown Stiff Hats, the
latest, at Belsiuger’s, ‘l4 Whitaker street.
Stiff Hats just out at Belsinger’s, 21
If you want a bargain in choice Preserves,
Jellies and Jams, go to l). B. Izester’s.
People now-a-days pay extra prices for
underwear, because the word sanitary is
printed on them, with some heretofore un
heard of doctor's name attached. All they
can possible claim is that the article sold Is
oil wool, which no ono need to pay extra
for. When a firm like the Famous New
York Clothing House, corner of Congress
*nd Whitaker streets, warrant underwear
ali wool, they cnii lie relied on as such,
without having to pay almost double the
price for them. We have underwear of
every quality, and prices the lowest in the
Everyone knows, by manufacturing our
own Clothing, we undersell all our competi
tors. Out of our large stock of Overcoats
and suits for men, youths and hovs, we
can suit everybody. Our $2 50 knee suit
our 25e. knee pants, and 25c. blue felt bo vs
nuts, are real bargains.
We keep Umbrellas, Hats, Trunks and
valises of every description. Our 25c. i
hearts and Suspenders cannot be matched
for less than double the price. Our $2 50
Gloria Umbrella wears better than silk.
At the Harnett House, Bavaniiah, Ga.,
you get all the comforts of the high-priced
bo els, and save from 81 to 82 per day Try
it and be convinced. -Boston Homo Jour
'j ' * . - w \ \
g /(ROYAL URSiI If Xl
This Powder never varies. A marvel of Purity,
Strength ami w holesotneness. More economy
cal than the ordinary kind, and cannot be sold
in competition with tbe multitude of low test
short weight alum or phosphate powders. Sold
in run.: Ror.'i. UAjstxo Powdxr Cos., 106
Wall street, New York.
LVDIJKN <fe BATES S. M- H.
Cannot Be Duplicated.
AVTE have purchased the samples of a travel.
' a jpg salesman, who represented one of the
largest manufacturing and importing
Fancy Goods Houses in the C. S.
Said sample consist of nearly 600 pitco* of
Plush and Brass Goods.
Brush and Comb Sets. Mirrors, TVhtsp Broom
Holders. Wall Pockets, Manicure Set*, Toilet
S"ts. Jewel Boxes, Shaving Sets. Gama Boxes,
Brass Novelties, and many attractive and hand
some goods suitable for
As none of the** poods can he duplicated,
\\r . an immediate investigation, and if
price# warrant, a selection we will cheerfully lay
aside for responsible bona flde purchasers, who
can have privilege, of paying for when delivered.
Goods v ure bought at ono-half the actual cost
ol manufacture, and the public can avail them
selves of these bargains by visiting
L. & B. S. M. H.
FURNITURE AND CARPETS.
For quality and price we can do better than
any o: her concern In the Couth.
Our goods areal! specially selected from tb a
most renowned manufacturers, and embrace
evorylhing 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
US, 150 and 152 MTOTON ST.
KISSIMMEE CITY BANK,
Kissimmee City, Orange County, Fla.
CAPITAL - $50,000
' piiANS Af T a regular banking business Give
1 particular attention u> Florida collections.
Correspondence solicited. Issue Exchange on
New York, New Orleans, Savannah and Jack
sonv ille. Fla. Resident Agents for Coutts & Cos.
end Melville. Evans A Cos., of London, England.
New York correspondent: The Seaboard
/■Voin the American. Art Journal, December,
PRESIDENT ARTHUR'S CHOICE-A KNABB
GRAND IN THE WHITE HOUSE—It is goner
ally conceded that President Arthur is one of
Him most cultured nud accomplished gentlemen
vyho have occupied the executive chair. But,
few of our readers, outside of metropolitan cir
cl**B art! aware that be enumerates among his
many accomplishments that of music. Presidem
Arthur is not only an excellent amateur, but.
c msiderahle of a music connoisseur. He re
cently K v e the old and reliable house of Kuaba
ii'i an order for a Concert. Grand for the
Presidential Mansion, at Washington. Tbetn-
MrumentUone of the most superb Grands pro
duced by Messrs. Knahe. It, is richly carved,
and is an exceptional instrument in beautiful
equality of lone, power, exquisite touch, re
spousivc Action arid artistic workmanship. It.
was placed in the White House last week. The
President is not (done in bis preference for the
Knahe (band, as it graces the parlors of Hon.
James G. Blaine and many other statesmen t,
Mr win. tt'm, Knahe if- Cos.:
in in Sins: The Upright Piano which you so
kindly pre-ruled me commands my aiitniratiori.
For bounty of tone, touch and act ion, Ihave liol
... • ii its equal, and it guvs me great pleasure to
render thus justice to the instrument of your
manufacture. Believe me. very truly yours,
CLARA LOUISE KEIXOGG.
Clarbhcrht, September 14.
Messrs. It "in. Knahe <C Cos.:
Gr.s- n.ujiE.v: 1 give my testimony as to tb*
qualities of your Concert Grand Plano, in pof
sc-sion of one of my friends, with greatest of
pleasure, as only the very best can he said of
them. Tone and touch are equally excellent.
and assist Hie artist in the execution of every
possible measure, and I will with pleasure adve
rate their introduction. There is not the leas'
doubt that they will compete to greatest advan
tage with all others.
Mcliucse.v, October 10.
To control this territory on the above Pianos
ye buy and pav spot cash for every one of their
instruments on our floor, bee us for terms and