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TO IMPROVE THE CITY.
>fi. FALUGANT’S PROPOSED SYS
TEM OF HOUSE DRAINAGE.
The Advantages Over the Waring
System-its Adoption a Saving of
$50,000 to the City—How It Can be
Introduced To Utilize the Franklin
The house drainage question is attracting
considerable attention. Tiie interview with
Dr. L. A. Falligant which appeared in the
Mor.vi.vq News several days ago has tieen
favorably commented upon, ami the City
Surveyor has approved the plan which Dr.
Falligant suggests. The doctor has given a
good deal of time and study to the prin iples
involved in house drainage and their ap
plication to the means at command in Sa
vannah. The necessity for an improved
system is generally recognized.
In a conversation touching upon the mat
ter yesterday, Dr. Falligant said that he
wanted to impress upon the people of Sa
vannah a fact of immense importance. It
ia this: Since confidence has been created ia
the sanitary condition of Memphis by the
construction of her improved system of
house drainage and the abolition of the
greater part of her pestilence-breeding sub
cellar privy vaults, her population has
doubled and her business quadrupled.
“This stupendous change,” said the doc
tor, ' has been wrought in seven years. Now
no greater obstacle to the rapid growth of
Savannah exists than the impression exist
ing abroad, both North and West, all
through even the upper portion of Georgia,
that Savannah is not a healthy city. lam
perfectly aware that our condition does not
justify suoh sweeping distrust, but the dis
trust exists, and has been more or loss
kept alive by the occasional deaths
of strangers coming into our
midst who were stricken down by the ty
pho-malarial poisons incident to the present
inadequate system of house drainage. These
few cases are heralded far and wide, and
our prosperity flags with their weight of
sorrow, Every chance we have of becoming
a great city bangs in the balance, waiting
an improved system of house drainage."
“I understand, Doctor, that you claim to
have mapped out a system of house drain
age for Savannah not only better than that
proposed by Col. Waring, but that y u pro
pose to place it in operation at a far less
SUPERIOR TO THE WARING SYSTEM.
"Yes, and a very few explanations will, 1
think, fully satisfy any one of the truth of
my claim. House drainage is an abomina
tion of the worst kind unless the pipes can
be flushed and cleaned. Now there arc
three methods of accomplishing this: First,
by grade fall, so that by the law of gravita
tion a downward current is created in direct
ratio to the grade fall and volume of water
thrown into the pi|*>. This is the
cleansing force on which the Memphis sys
tem depends, and is known as the automatic
flush tank system. If you will reflect
that ponions of the hills of Memphis are
ISO to ltlo feet above the river level, you will
get some idea of the slant or grade fall
which can bo given to some of the pipes.
My objection to it, as applicable to Savan
nah, is that we have no such grade fail, and
that while the flush tank may discharge
about IT- gallons in forty seconds, the law
of gravitation operates on the flush-stream
immediately on its discharge from the tank
into the pipe and causes it to flatten out
and lose its driving power in direct
ratio to the diminution of the grade
fall. I have thus illustrated two
of the forces and their interco-ojierative or
obstructive action. Ido not refer to steam
propulsion of the flush current because of
its danger to the earthen pines. The third
power is that of the standpipe pressure,
which we already have in existence, paid
for, at our immediate command, and as far
ahead of the Waring automatic flush tank
power as a steam engine is to an oxcart."
“Where does this power exist!'’
"In the standpipe or water tower in
Franklin square. ”
“How do you propose to make this power
PREJUDICE DONE AWAY WITH.
“You know that there is a general preju
dice against connecting drinking water
mair.s with sewers for the purpose of flush
ing the sewers —the fear being that, by some
possibility sewer eases might get into the
drinking water through the connecting
valves. To avoid any danger of this kind,
1 Propose to run a ten;irate pine along West
Broad s? r0 t from Hay to Anderson, this
pipe to be ■connected with the base of the
water tower, and receive its water supply
from tha tower. At the head of cacti p.'jie
at West Broad street. 1 propose to put a
valve connecting this water main with
it. so that 1 can get the pressure
of the standpipe upon iny sewer flush-cur
rent as v ell at Anderson street as at Liay
: tract. The minimum grade for the sewer
mains is placed by engineers at 3 inches in
100 fee:. But we liav e a fail of 15 feet from
West Broad street to the East Broad street
sewer at any point between Bay mid Ander
son streets and a greater fall at some
r>onit.,:-o that we ran relv on a grade fall of
1 y, inches to the hundred feet, or more than
double the minimum. This would give us
fair flushing by the natural grade
fall, provide.) we put. in water enough
at a time which these flush tanks do not
provide. Now when in addition I apply
not only the increased quantity of water.
Hit the driving power receiv ed from tiie
-taiyipipe and communicated to the flush
currpe' through Hie connecting valve at
the bead of lire sower pipe <u West Broad
■treat, you will easily see with what ra
pidity and cleansing power the stream will
rush through and empty itself at East
“How do you calculate that this matter
will effect such a saving of expense in com
parison with the plan suggested bv Col.
A SAVING IN EXPENSE.
“Why. you see that by availin'; ourselves
of our stand pipe pressure we do away en
tirely with the necessity for his automatic
flush-tanks, a direct saving of $7,000 to
SIO,OOO, and we get an incomparably supe
rior method of flushing. Then by running
ntjr pii's down the lanes, or streets
where there are no lanes, from West Broad
to East Broad street, we relieve ou"selves
entirely of any ueod of the extensive cross
drains, such as he proposes lor Abercorn,
Lincoln, Barnard, Jefferson, Montgomery
and nt.hr streets, and save liero probably
$•'0,000 to SIO,OOO more. Now, if ttaeW
cross drains were neoe-mary, I certainly
would not advocate doing away with
them, but 1 think I have shown
you so fully the advantage of
t lie straight, and continuous pipe from West
Bread to East Broad street, with its natural
grade fall of 4- . inches to every hundred
feet, and the immense cleansing power de
rived from the standpipe 130 leet High and
holding a million or more gallons of water,
that you would not wish to lose any of these
advantages. Col. Waring’sp.an is not only
devoid of most, of these advantages, but
there is too much going west ward and then
r orthward and southward and coming back
around a corner to a point abreast of w here
you started from—in which much of the
grade fall is unnecessarily lost. - ’
FIFTY THOUSAND DOLL APS SAVED.
“You expect then to save the lot owners
and city some $50,000 in the first cost of a
good system of bouse drainage, and give to
Ve standpipe a value for your purposes'’
“Ye 6, that is w hat 1 call good financiering
as well as good engineering.”
“There isnot an engineer in the world who
would dare to risk his reputation before his
fellows by denying a single position that I
have taken. The city employed Col. Waring
to suggest the application of the Waring
system, and he mapped it out according to
his ideas, with all its automatic flush tanks
and their royalties, its unnecessary cross
drains and its heavy cost. I have
shown you something I letter, and very
far less expensive- something which
brings into use better flushing arrange
ments. and does away with serious scientific
and financial objc-' 'oris to the Waring sys
tem; something i enables us to bring
into service the he or things which we
have and which arc already paid for, in
stead of dragging us into fashionable expen
ditures which bring no such rammensurate
advantages. What we ought to do seems
to mo a very easy question to answer. ”
STEALING THEIR LODGINGS-
A Waldburg Street Citizen’s Stable
Turned Into a Thieves' Hotel.
Mr. John G. Butler believes that he has
discovered the cause of the fires that have
occurred in so many residences during the
jiast year. On Thursday evening he went
into his stable loft, at No. Iff! Waldburg
street, to get the block aud tackle with
which hay is hoisted, but he could not find
them. He inquired of the servants, and
one of them said that by permission of the
cook a colored man who had just come off
the chain-gang had been sleeping in the
loft, and he supposed that man had stolen
it. Mr. Butler made an examination of the
loft and found a lot of matches, some burnt,
a stock of provisions and several articles
more frequently seen in a bed room
tlxan a hay loft. He said nothing
aiiout the house, but yesterday morn
ing at 5 o’clock he and Detective
Wotherhon met in Mr. Butler’s back yard,
and proceeding to tiie loft they discovered
Tom Young, who had recently served a six
months’ term on the gang, comfortably
sleeping on a bed of hay. He was taken into
custody and sent to jail. It is the careless
ness or criminality of such lodgers as these
which Mr. Butler believes is the cause of the
TRAMPLED BY A BLACK VIXEN.
A Colored Woman Rubs Red Pepper
Into Her Victim’s Wounds.
Coopersliop lane was the scene of a des
perate fight between two colored women
last night, and it is probable that it will re
sult in the death of one of them. Lillie
Vest , of Augusta, and Matilda Hone became
involved in a quarrel over a man named
Samuel Dixon, and the quarrel soon devel
oped into a fight. Lillie threw Matilda to
the floor and trampled upon her in a most
brutal manner. She kicked her and struck
her, and finally fell upon her chest with her
knees. Then she tore open her flesh and
called for some red pepper. It is said that
a man named Henry Patterson gave her
the pepper and Lillie threw it upon
the raw flesh of her victim and then ran
away. Matilda suffered intensely, both
from her wounds and from the effect of the
pepper. Some of her friends ran to the
dispensary, and Dr. Cass gave them some
thing to relieve her, but she went into con
vulsions and had one after another all night
long. It was thought that she would die.
Officer Dunham caught Patterson and took
him to the barracks. Nothing was seen of
the Vest woman, though a search was made
FuLL BY HIS ENGINE’S SIDE.
Engineer Holland Becomes Uncon
scious While on Duty.
Engineer James Holland, the oldest en
gineer at the water works, and who has
been in tlio employ of the Water Works
Department for the past twenty years, be
came unconscious while on duty yesterday
morning and fell by the side of tiie ma
chinery. The second engineer saw
him reel and ran to his as
sistance, but was too late to save his fall.
He was lifted away from the machinery aud
a telephone message was sent to the office in
the city. Hupt. Miller hurriedly drove out
to the Works, but by the timo he reached
there Mr. Holland had regained conscious
ness. iie was brought, into tiie city and
taken t.j his home on Pine street,, where he
was attended by Dr. Elliott. Mr. Holland is
between 05 and tP years of age, ami tlie
shock is a severe strain upon him. He has
not been well for some time aud his attack
is attributed in part to the overtaxing of
BABY IN A COAL BIN.
A Dead Infant Found in a Box Back
of Finn Bros’. Grocery.
There was a small sized sensation in the
neighborhood of Messrs. P. M. and J. R.
Finn’s grocery store, on West Broad and
Huntingdon streets, yesterday morning.
The porter went into the shed in the rear of
the store for a bucket of coal, arid he came
liack with the announcement that there was
a baby out there. The Film brothers were
much surprised, and both ran out to see for
thc.mselve. it seemed impossible that it
should bo so, but there it was, a
real baby. The Coroner was noti
fied and an inquest aud
post mortem w ere held, blit they revealed
nothing except that the baby was dead lie
lore it was placed in the shed. It is a light
mulatto, hut no one knows its pedigree.
Messsrs. Finn are very angry with whoever
placed the baby on their uremises and they
have offered a reward of SSO for informa
tion leading to the arrest of the offender.
BOUND TO GET THE BIRD.
An Amateur Sportsman Fills His
Gamebag at the first Shot.
John Schroeder and a colored bov named
Robert Gibson went out shooting yesterday,
and Schroeder, like the Pickwiekians, tilled
his gamebag at one shot. While they were
roaming the fields they flushed a dove.
They became very much excited, aud Gib
son, forgetting that he had a gun, started
on n ilead run to catch the bird. Schroeder
had a lino chance for a shot, so he raised his
gun aud banged away. He missed thedove,
but ho caught Gibson in the back, squarely
between the shoulders. He iiad only a light
charge of birds hot, so the wound was not
serious. They walked into Dr. Parsons’
drug store, where the shot were picked out
aud the wound was dressed.
Dupree Back from Florida.
James Dupree, who was charged with
being one of three men who stole a cow
from Policeman Maher, was brought back
from Jacksonville yesterday by Deputy
Sheriff Si Baseh. Dupree was located in
Jacksonville, and Sheriff Holland wired
Sheriff Honan to know if there was a re
ward for his return. Sheriff Honan sent
word to hold his prisoner. Requisition
paiiers were sent to Atlanta, and Thursday
afternoon they came back. Sheriff Ronau
then sent Baseh tor Dupree, and they re
turned yesteniay morning.
The Y. M. C. A. Meetings.
The Young Men’s Christian Association
meeting last uight was not quite so well at
tended as on the previous evenings, Mr,
George O. Hussey gave a Bible reading on
“Sowing aud Reaping.” To-night at 8:15
the last of the series will be held. The
subject is “Three Typical Resolutions.”
Mr. A. L. Farie will conduct the meeting,
and all young men are invited, whether
members of the association or not. Mr. D.
J. Richards will conduct the Sunday after
The New Baptist Sunday School.
The Sunday school of the new Baptist
church, at Duff y and Aberrant streets, will
be organized to morrow morning at !*
o'clock. Ail friends and those who are not
interested in any other Sunday school, are
invited to send their children and to assist
in the organization and building up of the
Thanksgiving at Trinity.
The uniou Thanksgiving service of the
evangelical churches will lie held this year
at Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church. Tiie
Thanksgiving sermon will bo preached by
Rev. A. M, Wynn, pastor of Wesley Monu
THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1887.
OBSEQUIES OF COL. BEE.
The Lem an- Laid to Their Final Rest
in Laurel Grove.
The funeral of the late Col. Barnard El
liott Bee took place from the Independent
rresbyterian church at 3 o'clock yesterday
afternoon. The remains wore brought into
the city from Isle of Hope and placed in
the church, where they remained until after
the funeral. The casket rested in the main
aisle in front of the pulpit, and was buried
under a mass of flowers. Among other trib
utes was a beautiful floral pillow from the
Court House officials.
The county offices were closed during the
afternoon, and the officials paid the last
tribute of respect to their dead associate.
The church was well tilled. The services
were conducted by Rev. Dr. Bacon, assisted
by Rev. R. Q. Way, pastor of the Anderson
street church. Dr. Bacon spoke briefly of
the life of Col. Bee. His words were full of
feeling and of comfort and consolation to
the bereaved relatives. AVhen he had con
cluded, the choir sang:
Art thou weary, art thou languid, art thou sore
“Come to me,” saith One, “and coming lie at
Hath He marks to lead me to him if he be my
In His feet are wound-prints and his side.
Rev. Mr, Way prayed the divine blessing
to rest upon those from whom death had
removed a husband, brother and friend. A
brief Scriptural lesson was read, and the
closing hymn was sung:
O Paradise: O Paradise!
Who doth not care for vest?
Who would not seek the nappy land,
Where they that loved are blest?
The benediction was pronounced, and the
remains were borne down the aisle to the
vestibule. The Savannah Volunteer Guards
battalion was drawn up on the east side of
Bull street facing the church, waiting to
escost the remains of their dead comrade
to their last resting place. Just as the
church service ended a heavy shower came
up, and the march to the cemetery was de
layed until it was over. The Guards stood
in the drenching rain until the remains
were lifted into the hearse, when with
reversed arms they began their solemn
The interment was in Laurel Grove.
The services there, though brief, were
very impressive. The military formed
a hollow square and fired three
volleys over the grave. It was
nearly dark when the services were over
and the return m Arch began. The pall
liearers were Col. Charles H. Olmstead,
Capt. J. J. McGowan, and Messrs. Marma
iluke Hamilton, Randolph Axson, Isaac
Beckett, J. K. P. Carr, W. G. Charlton and
T. P. ltavenel.
ELECTRICITY’S LIVELY WORK.
It Shocks the Firemen and Plays Hav
oc With the Apparatus.
An electric light wire fell down on
Broughton street yesterday afternoon aliout
5:30 o’clock, and struck the fire alarm wire,
turning the current from the electric light
works into the fire alarm system and almost
destroying it. The Big Duke iiegan to ring
at irregular intervals, und Chief Fernandez
ran to the battery room to see if he could
discover what the cause w as. He found the
circuit on w hich the accident had occurred
and started out to locate the break or what
ever it might be. He met Snot. Jones, and
they went together to the battery room. As
soon as they eutered they heard something
burning and crackling, and looking up saw
the electric flames playing about the switch
board, which was being rapidly consumed.
Mr. Jones pulled out the pegs that make
the connections in the board, and he re
ceived several severe shocks while doing so.
Besides the switch board several of the
small alarm boxes which are located in the
houses of members of the department were
burned out and rendered useless, and if the
accident had not been quickly discovered
and the circuits broken all the alarm boxes
in the city would have been destroyed.
They were tried after the repairs had been
made and found to be weaker than before,
but not seriously damaged.
ROBBED OF FIFTY WATCHES.
A Colored Jeweler Leaves His Shop
Door Open and is Plundered.
E. J. Crane, a colored jeweler at Reynolds
and Wheaton streets, reported to the police
last night that sometime between J o'clock
in the afternoon and dark his store had been
robbed, and a box containing about fifty
watches and $25 worth of old gold had been
stolen. ('ratio says that lie left the store
about 2 o'clock, and his wife took charge of
it. Ho did not return until supper time.
The store was open while he and his wife
were at their supper, and he thinks the
robbery was committed then. Most of the
watches were brass, but there were some
silver and one gold watch and a gold chain
in the box. He values all the goods at
about $250. He has obtained no clew to the
t hieves and can get no trace of the goods.
In the bex was the gold watch and chain
which Crane took from a young colored
man Saturday night and which he believed
to have been stolen.
Wanted to Sell a Watch.
A little colored boy went into Houlihan's
saloon, on Audorsor. and Abercorn streets,
yesterday and asked if a gold watch which
he said he had found was any account. The
barkeeper told him that it was, and asked
the boy what he was going to do with it.
“I’ll sell it for $i 50,” was the reply. The
liarkeeper took the watch and told the boy
to come back in the morning for his money.
“No,” lie said. He wanted tne money or the
watch theu. He was refused the watch and
He went out The watch is now at the sa
loon awaiting au owner.
"Fire-proof Paper May be Made,”
says a scientific exchange, “from a pulp,
consisting of one part vegetable fibre, two
parts asbestos, one-tenth part borax and
one-fifth part alum.” It is a pity that such
facts as tiie one following cannot tie writ
ten, printed or otherwise preserved, upon
some sort of indestructible paper: “My
wife suffered seven years amt‘was bed
ridden, too,” said IV. E. Huestis, of Em
poria, Kansas, “a number of physicians
failed to help her. Dr. Pierce’s ‘Golden Med
ical Discovery’ cured her.” All druggists
sell this remedy. Everybody ought to keep
it. It only needs a trial.
Marshall & McLeod, Auctioneers,
110 1-2 Broughton Street,
Between Bull and Drayton, are making
preparations for a large sale of very tine oil
iiaintings and engravings. This firm has re
cently made groat improvements by an ad
dition to their auction rooms, and they now
have ample room to exhibit this very fine
selection of pictures which they will offer at
auction commencing on Monday afternoon
at 5 o’clock. The ladies are especially in
vited to inspect these pictures and feast
their eyes on what is to be admired in artistic
skill and fine and attractive frames.
Lovell and Lattimore’s Cheap Heaters.
Although we are now having a very ex
tended warm spell It will hardly last a great
while louger, and as a mutual benefit to all
who will tie compelled to have heaters we
make it known that we can supply any de
mand for the smallest and cheapest coal
burners manufactured. Last season we
sold an unusually large number, ranging
in price from $2 to $5, for small offices,
watchman’s quarters, servants’ rooms, etc.
A cheaper and more durable stove than the
one alluded to positively cannot be bought.
Lovell it Lattimore, dealers.
< ak, Pine and Ligfhtwood,
Kor sale h\ 11. B. CasucJs, corner Taylor (tad
East Broad streets. Telephone No. 77.
TO PUSH ON THE PAVING.
THE CITY DECIDES WHAT STREETS
IT WILL IMPROVE.
The Committee of the Whole Recom
mends the Completion of the
Broughton Street Work and the
Paving of Liberty, Bay, Wadley and
a Part of New Houston Streets—Bids
to be Advertised for as Soon as the
Specifications Are Prepared.
The City Council met last night and re
solved itself into a committee of “the whole
fertile purpose of considering the Street and
Line Committee’s street paving report.
The committee was in session until a few
minutes before 11 o’clock, when it made its
report to Council.
The City Surveyor was instructed to pre
pare specifications, and to advertise for bids
in contemplation of paving the following
Broughton street, from Abercorn to East
Bay street west of the Ogeechee canal.
New Houston street, between Drayton
The cost of paving these streets, estimated
by the Street and Jane Committee,"is as fol
The paving of forty-five feet of the road
way of Broughton street, and the curbing,
from Abercorn street, to East Broad, as fol
For the city $ 9 223 80
For property hollers 10,'64 66
For street railroads .. 7® 58
Thirty feet of tiie roadway of Liberty
street from West Broad to Wheaton street
and the curbing:
For the city $90,577 80
For property owners 22,676 60
Bay street 40 feet wide from the Ogeechee
canal to Wadley street, with the curbing:
For the city. $1,778 75
Property owners 3,537 50
Seventy-five feet of the roadway of Wad
ley street, from Bay to River street, and
For the city $ 7,978 56
Property owners 15,957 10
New Houston street, paved 30 feet wide
from Drayton to Whitaker, with the curb
For the city $8,437 80
Property owners 1,719 40
There was very little business transacted
except receiving the report of
the committee of the whole. An
ordinance was passed changing the
width of Third street between Bull and
Habersham street from 50 to 00 feet so as to
coincide with the line of Reppard street,
The north boundary line of the street will
not be changed, but the southorn base will
be moved 10 feet further south.
Several bids for repairing the wharf at the
foot of Whitaker street were considered
and the contract was finally awarded to C.
Carroll for S3OO.
THE NATIONAL GAME.
Most of the Southern Clubs Signing
Players for Next Season.
President Wilson will meet the Chatta
nooga and Atlanta people this week in the
interest of the Southern League, and Mr.
Hart, of New Orleans, will confer with the
Mobilians, so that something definite ought
to be known in a few days as to the status of
the league next season.
In the meanwhile, most of the clubs are
moving. New Orleans has re-engaged most
of its men; Memphis hits signed all of last
season’s team, besides Davy Force and
Pitcher Ewing, the New Orleans twirler.
while Birmingham is preparing to get a
great team, which w ill be under the man
agement of Walter Goldsby. It is said that
Manager Powell, also, has his weather eye
open, and will see that Charleston has a
strong club. The majority of last season’s
team will probably be signed again in 1888.
In addition, Manager Powell is said to have
signed Jimmie Behan, the young New Or
leaas player, and to have under considera
tion the terms of Mike Shea, the pitcher.
The joint committee on revision of the
playing rules of the league and association
met in Pittsburg last Monday, and made
the following important changes in the
playing rules for next season:
Rule + was changed from four strikes and
five balls to three strikes and five balls.
Base on balls not to be credited as a base
hit, but to still count as a factor in earned
runs. For every batsman getting his base
on balls an error will lie credited agaiust the
pitcher in the error column. If a ball hit
by a striker touches the base-runner after it
has passed a fielder, he shall not be declared
out. A base runner knocking down or run
ning into a fielder shall be declared out. If
a batsman, after two strikes has been called,
obviously attempts to inako a foul hit he
shall be declared out. If, when makiug the
third strike, the ball bits the person or
clothing of the batter he shall be declared
out. A runner who is on a base will be ad
vanced one base if the ball hits the umpire.
The suggestion of Umpire Daniels that the
hatter's dox be ‘placed twelve inches from
the home plate instead of six inches was
New Orleans has signed pitcher Weber, of
New Orleans paid Charleston $2OO for the
game they forfeited when they skipped the
town last October. The matter was com
promised just before the recent league meet
ON RAIL AND CROSSTIE.
Local and General Gossip in Railway
11. T. Myers, Chief Train Dispatcher of the
East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia rail
road at Macon, has resigned, and will go to
Among the Alabama enterprises which
are lining ijuiotly but persistently pressed is
the extension of tli ■ Montgomery Southern
railroad on down into the wiregrass section.
Hon. Stew art L. Woodford, the distinguished
politician and lawyer, has been in Mont
gomery for a few days evidently in the in
terest of Northern parties in connection
with the Southern.
Chattanooga is stirred uj> over the rumor
that the East Tennessee. \ irginiaaud 1 ; Bor
gia l oad is at the hack of the Tennessee Mid
land scheme. For n arty a year surveyors
have been pt work locating a route for the
extension of the Memphis ami Charleston
road from Stevenson to Chattanooga. The
East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia jieople
are the lessees of the Memphis and Charles
ton, and were putting up the money to make
the extension. Some weeks ago suit was
brought at Huntsville in the United States
Court by the minority stockholders of the
Memphis and Charleston, in New York,
agair.se the East Tennessee, Virginia and
Georgia lessees, asking the court to
prevent the voting of the East Tennessee
stock in the Directors’ meeting to lie held
Nov. Hi. Since the filing of the bill all
work has been stooped oil the Memphis and
Charleston extension, and it lias . oen given
out that, the scheme w ill tie abandoned. On
the heels of this stoppage of work conies the
rumor that the East Teunes.-ee, Virgi :iaund
Georgia road is going to build the Tennessee
Midland from Knox'iile via Nashville to
Memphis, in which event they do not want
the Memphis and Charleston. Hence their
abandonment of the work.
If the food is not properly digested it be
comes corrupt, mid poisons the system it Is
intended to nourish. This is indigestion.
“My wife has suffered lor many years
with indigestion. After trying everything,
else recommended, she tried Bi ruinous Liver
Regulator. In three days after taking it ac
cording to directions she was in perfect
health; she does not suiter at all and cm eat
anything she wants without any of her pre
VV. C. Sl’PKiw. Bainbridge, Ga.
THROUGH THK CITY.
Items Gathered Here and There by the
There were three arrests for disorderly
conduct and one for fighting last night.
Three prisoners were before the Mayor
yesterday for disorderly conduct, and they
were lined $5 each.
The various standing committees of the
Cotton Exchange to serve during the ensu
ing year were appointed yesterday.
Ground was broken yesterday morning
on Bay street in front of the City Exchange
for the new street railroad, and the string
ers and track were laid half way to Whitaker
street during the day. The work will lie
pushed ahead, and President Smart hopes
to get the line in operation to the Ocean
Steamship wharves within thirty days.
RIVER AND HARBOR NOTES.
Happenings Among the Shipping and
Along the Wharves.
Messrs. Wilder & Cos. cleared yesterday
the British steamship Winston, for Barce
lona, with <1,400 bales of upland cotton,
weighing 1,6(51,01" pounds, valued at $150,-
The Norwegian bark Skjold was cleared
by Messrs. A. R. Salas & Cos. for London,
with 2,513 barrels of spirits turpentine,
measuring 128,81 gallons, valued at $43,-
440. Cargo by Messrs. Paterson, Downing
& Cos., and James Farie, Jr.
Mr. Charles A. Shearsou was elected a
director of the Cotton Exchange yesterday
in place of F. M. Farley, who resigned. Mr.
Robert M. Butler was elected in place of C.
R. Woods, who also resigned.
WHERE WE WORSHIP.
Programme of Services in the City
Trinity Methodist Church, Barnard, Tel
fair square, Rev. Thomas T. Christian, pas
tor.—Prayer service in lecture room at 10 a.
m. Preaching by the pastor at 11 a. ni.
and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 3:30 p. m.
Thanksgiving sermon Thursday 11 a. m.. at
Trinity church, by Rev. A. M. Wynn. Pas
tore and congregations are expected to unite,
and the citizens, generally, urged to observe
the day and attend the service.
Baptist church, Chippewa square, Rev.
J. E. L. Holmes, D. I). pastor.—Hours of
worship 11 a. m., 7:30 p. m. Preaching
morning and evening by the pastor. Young
men’s prayer meeting at 10 a. m. Sunday
school at 4 p. m. Wednesday evening
prayer meeting at 8 o’clock.
First Presbyterian Church, Monterey
square, corner Bull and Taylor streets, Rev.
.1. W. Rogan, pastor. —Congregational
prayer meeting at 10:30 a. m. Preaching
by the pastor at 11 a. m. and 7 :30 p. in.
Sabbath school at 4p. m. Public cordially
Anderson Street Presbyterian Church,
Rev. R. Q. Way, pastor.—Preaching by
the pastor on Sunday at 11 a. m and 7:45 p.
m. Sumlnv school at 9:80 a. m. Prayer
meeting Wednesday at at 7:45 p. m. All
Seamen’s Bethel, 56 Bay street, Rev. J. L.
Gilmore, chaplain.—Divine service on
Sunday at 8:30 p. m. Seamen and citizens
Young Men’s Christian Association Gos
pel meeting for young men ats:ls p. m, con
ducted by Mr. D. J. Richards. All young
men are cordially invited to be present.
Meeting for Bible study ou Friday evening
at 8 o’clock.
CHARLESTON’S DAY’S EVENTS.
Happenings in South Carolina’s Chief
A Charleston lad found a railroad tor
pedo, and with a boy's curiosity wanted to
know what there was in it. He “fooled
with it” too long and the torpedo exploded,
tearing away a part of the little fellow’s
Wednesday was an auspicious day for the
Blackville, Alston and Newberry railroad,
when the first rail was laid. The official- of
the railroad were present, and the first spike
was driven by Mrs. Samuel Silberstein, a
bride of a few hours. The contractor ex
pects to have the road completed to Spring •
field, seventeen miles from Blackville, with
in the next twenty days.
Berkeley county’s wife-killer was inter
viewed Thursday'. His throat is terribly
hacked up, and it is with great difficulty
that he is able to speak or talk. Bailey is
in a terrible condition, and his extreme age,
coupled with remorse for his inhuman deed,
is well calculated to arouse sympathy for
the old man. When asked if the report was
true that he had killed other wives, he posi
tively replied that he had not. and that he
never had but one wife. He was then asked
why lie had killed the wife of his bosom and
the mother of his children, and his reply
was that she ‘kept” another man and that
there was no peace in living with her.
Bailey tried to talk more utmut the killing,
hut his suffering was so intense he could
only speak a few words. He expressed re
gret. however, that he had killed his wife,
and said that he had tried to kill himself be
cause death would have to come sooner or
later, and he did not want to live.
An Unprecedented Career.
In its career of over a t hird of a century
SOZODONT has scored a greater success
than any other preparation for the teeth,
ever put upon any market. Its reputation
is realty not suppositious!y universal. No
dentifrice compares with it.
We are Thankful
For many things—for Thanksgiving day in
particular—for our success in commanding
and holding so large, influential and well
satislied a patronnge. We feel that we tried
hard to deserve what wo got. Wo believe
our many patrons will gladly yield us credit
for what we have achieved. Dike Oliver
Twist, however, wo are willling to “have
some more.” There are many whose wants
are yet unsupplied. There are many yet
only partially supplied. We await ail these.
Our stock ot Clothing, Overcoats and Fur
nishings seem still undimhiished. notwith
standing the hevy inroads made upon it.
We try to keep everything replenished and
up to the murk. Onr Overcoat counters
have bom struck heavy, but there are
plenty left. You can never get enough of
a good thing. Our patrons appreciate this,
for we have been careful to provide only
such clothing as would lie a credit to seller
and buyer. Our prices are low and there
isn't room for any complaint that we can
see. The Big Golden Arm beckons alp
to come under its protecting influences.
159 Broughton street,
Messrs. John Lyons & Cos.,
In this day’s issue offer for sale the first ar
rival of choice Dressed Turkeys, such as
they have kept in past seasons. Having
made ample arrangements they purpose
keeping their customers supplied as long as
the weather admits with these choice and
carefully selected shipments which, as they
are aware, in point of delicacy of prepara
tion and dressing cannot be excelled.
•Savannah Daily Morning News,
Mr. Barnes of New York, A Wasted Love,
Woman (a now monthly) No. 1, volume t,
Turf, Field and Farm, New York Dramatic
News, New York Clipper, New York Mir
ror, Town Topics, Life, Texas Sifting*,
Arkansaw Traveler, Boston Globe, Boston
Herald, Philadelphia Press, Philadelphia
Times. Baltimore Hun. Baltimore Ameri
can, New York HemlJ, World, Hun,
Tribune, Star, Atlant i Constitution,
Augusta Chronicle, Macon Telegraph,
Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville News
Herald, New Orleans Titnes-Democrat,
Cnarlcsion News and Courier, Cincinnati
Commercial Gazette, Cincinnati Knquirer.
Handsome line of Scarfs at BeLinger's, b‘4
Its Foundation and Subsequent Man
agement and Support.
Editor Morning News: The appearance
in your columns yesterday morning of the
appeal of the Board of Managers of the
Episcopal Orphans’ Home affords mo an op
portunity which I havo long desired, not
only of heartily commending their worthy
efforts to raise the remainder of the funds
necessary to complete the payment of the
sum required for the new building, but also
to correct a misapprehension which has
1 would deeply deplore any misrepresen
tation of the facts in regard to the founding
or subsequent support of that noble charity.
No such misrepresentation has ever been in
tentionally allowed by me.
I took great pains to gather the exact
facts of the history of the Home a few
months since, and embodied them in an ad
dress which I delivered at the lay
ing of the comer stone of the new
building, in April last. That ad
dress was reproduced with substan
tial accuracy in your paper at the time.
The facts there stated are, in brief, these:
The Home was founded by Bishop Stephen
Elliott, in 1844, aided financially by the late
Judge Robert M. Charlton, when both of
these gentlemen were connected with what
was then anew church in this city, which
subsequently grew into the now flourishing
parish of St. John’s church.
As soon as the Home grew into sufficient
proportions to need a larger financial sup
port the funds were subscribed by the mem
bers of both Christ church and St. John’s,
and the Home was managed on equal terms
by members of both of these parishes, and
it was, after Bishop Elliott’s removal to
Montpelier, always ministered to by the
rectors of both churches, until a date in the
recent past. This is a simple statement of
the facts of the case, as I understand them,
and I present them again, now, to remove
if possible any misunderstanding which a
recent unintentionally imperfect publica
tion of them ruav have caused. I am, sir,
very truly yours,
Rector of Christ Church.
Bouquet, Atkinson s new perfume. This
superb distillation sweetly recalls fragrant
Swiss flowers. Bright jewels in a setting of
FROM CHIN TO BREAST.
Death Averted by the Use of Prickly
Ash, Poke Root, Potassium.
I bad a negro working on my place
who had a very ugly sore on bis neck,
extending from the chin to the breast,
bone. It was eating away rapidly, and
was supposed to be a cancer. He had
gotten to such a state that he was not
able to work, and could only swallow
milk or soup. At this stage I decided to
try Dr. Whitehead's Blood Purifier on
him —Prickly Ash, Poke Hoot and Potas
sium- P. P. P. The effect was perfectly
wonderful. The sore began to heal at
or.ee, aud the man daily gained in
strength and flesh, till finally the entire
mass of impure flesh came out, aud the
place filled up aud scabbed over. This
scab finally sited off and left a smooth
scar where once a most filthy anting
sore had been. The man is now work
ing in the woods as u regular band, and
is in perfect health. I). F. McDUFFY.
Mr. McDuffy is a well-known operator in
naval stores at Glenmore, Ga.
P. P. P. is the only certain remedy for all
Blood Diseases. Asa tonic it is unrivaled.
For sale by all medicine dealers.
Dr. 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 jtersonal atten
Oak, Pine and Lightwood,
For sale by R. B. Cassels, corner Taylor
and East Broad streets. Telephone No. 77.
We take pleasure in recommending Beck
er’s Self-Raising Buckwheat, which, by the
addition only of cold water or milk, will
make, almost instantaneously, delicious
Buckwheat Cakes, Always ready. Always
reliable, and perfectly healthful. For sale
by all grocers.
Be Sure You Are Right.
The other part of the above sentence
everybody ought to know. Everybody ought
to also know that the Famous New York
Clothing House has removed to the
northeast corner of Congress and Whit
aker streets, and that we continue
to sell clothing of our own manu
facture at a saving to the, consumer of
the retailer’s profit, which is from $2 50 to
$5, according to grade purchased, which
fact we can prove by comparison of prices
with our competitors. V e have the best
$2 50 Knee Suit, the best Hat or Cap for
Boys for 25c., and have just received the
prettiest line of Silk Scarfs and Suspenders
Another Cold Wave
Is surely coming, so lay in a supply of
Underwear and Overcoats while there is n
good choice to be had at the Famous, 144
Congress street, corner Whitaker, where
low prices are the rule.
Mrs. Cleveland's Diamonds.
The ladies have doubtless read much of
the handsome diamond necklace of Mrs.
Cleveland, and while we wouldn’t for a
moment insinuate that any lady envies its
popular possessor, still many would take
pleasure in at least looking at it. A coun
terpart of this glorious string of gems, with
its lovely and dazzling pendant, can b > iti
spectid in the jewelry establishment of Mr.
.M. Sternberg, 157 Broughton street, who
will take pleasure in exhibiting its charms
to every lady who will honor him with a
visit, fhe necklace in question is to la
raffled, and in the interval it can bo sce.-i
and inspected os above. Besides the neck
lace. there are still many articles in Mr.
Sternlierg’s treasure house that are worihv
of a visit, and the proprietor and his atten
tive salesmen will take especial pains to
show their immense stock of Jewelry, Dia
monds, Silverware, Art Objects, Bronzes,
etc. There is no obligation to buy what
ever, and Mr. Htemberg will be equally
happy to show through those who do not
wish to buy as those who do. Everybody
should see the Diamond Necklace, as it is
certainly a superb collection of brilliant
gents. Our holiday display is now arranged
for inspection. Respectfully, '
157 Broughton street.
The Circus is Coming.
The price of admission will buy your boy
a pair of Knee Pants, also a Blue Felt Hat
or Polo Cap at the Famous New York
Clothing House, lately moved to lil Con
great! street, corner Whitaker.
At the Harnett House. Savannah, Ga.,
vnu get all the comforts of the high-priced
ho els, and save from flto $2 per day. Try
it and be convinced.— Boston Home Jour
Advice to Mothers.
Mrs. \\ inslow s Soothing Hyrtip should
always he used when children ate cutting
teeth. It relieves the little suffer at once; it
produces natural, quiet sleep bv relieving
the child from pmn and tiie little cherub
uvvnltes as “bright as a button ”
it to very pleasant to taste. It soothes the
child, softens the gums, allays all pain, re
lievos w ind, regulates the Ixjwels. and is the
best known remedy for diarrhoea, whether
arising from teething or other causes. “5
cents a bottle.
Still Hats just out at Belsinger’s, ill
W hi taker street.
LUDDES <fe BATES S. M. R
4\ e mark all of our Goods in plain figures, sell
al hut one price and guarantee every article soi l.
At this season of the year people invest large
ly in luxuries, and as the goods we handle come
under this head we invite a careful inspection
of our stock and prices, and we feel confident
you will become convinced of the faet that \
DOLLAR SAVED IS A DOLLAR MADE.
We invite your attention aud ask that you ex.
amine carefully a STAMPED MOROCCO CAB
-INET FRAME, which we offer until present
stock is exhausted,
WORTH 82 50; OUR TRICE 81 50.
We guarantee a SAVING OF §0 PER CENT
in PLUSH HOLIDAY GOODS.
Keep an Eye on Us,
CLOTIi IXU. ’
WE A RE P LEASE D TO ANNOUNCE
Is now complete and we will be
pleased to show our friends and the
public the prevailing and correct
CLOTHING, FURNISHINGS 4 HATS
For the season, whether they call to
supply themselves or only to see
“what is to be worn."
1 fill k SONS,
Men’s, Boys’ and Children's Outfitters.
Our Fall and Winter Catalogue is
ready for distribution.
FURNITURE AND CARPETS.
C H E A PER
For quality and price we can do better than
any other concern in the South.
Our goods are all specially selected'from tbs
most renowned manufacturers, and embrace
everything in the Furniture and Carpet trade.
Our lerms are most liberal, and all goods ara
just as represented.
A personal mapeotion will eonvince you that
we can sell joii much CHEAPER than the
A. J. Miller & Co.'s
148,1 f>o and 153 BROUGHTON ST.
—— —i -a
tost fflj Ills.
are making an extra quality of GRIT3
and MEAL, and can recommend it to the trade
as superior to any in this market. Would be
pleased to give special prices on application.
We have on hand a choice lot of EMPTY
SACKS, which we are selling cheap.
BOND, HAYNES & ELTON
The WASHBURN AMERICAN CUITARS
durable, and possess the
absolutely correut ecala. Warranted
to at and in any climate. Aak your dealer for them.
Catalogue mailed free by the Maimfectnrere.
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