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WOOLFOLK UP IN COURT.
THE OPENING OF HIS CASE POST
PONED TWO WEEKS.
His Counsel Endeavored to Have It
Put Off Until tlie First Week In Janu
ary-Absent Witnesses and a Desire
to Catoh Jack Dubose the Grounds.
Macon, Ga., Nov. 21.—The sensation to
day in Macon was the trial of Thomas
G. Woolfolk for the murder of
his father, mother, sisters and brothers,
nine in number. The court house
was densely packed, the crowd as
sembling at an early hour. There was the
greatest interest manifested. Nine counts
for murder had been found against the pris
oner by the present grand jury, of which B.
C. Smith was foreman. It was only on the
first indictment, however, charging him
with the murder of his father, R. F. Wool
folk, Sr., that Solicitor General Hardeman
decided to try him, as the trial on the other
indictments depended on the result of the
Woolfolk entered the Superior Court
room at two minutes to 9 o clock, hand
cuffed and under charge of Sheriff W est
cott. After being seated, Sheriff Westcott
took the handcuffs off of Woolfolk, awl the
first act the pr soner did was to put a light
ed cigar iu his mouth and commence smok
ing. Ho calmly looked around him and did
not appear very much concerned by his
surroundings, although there was something
of a hang dog look on his face.
He was attired in anew suit of brown
clothes, which had been given him on Sat
urday by his brother-in-law, Mr. Cowan, of
Hawkinsviile. He had on a clean shirt and
• ollar, but wore no cravat. His shoes had
been well blackened. His entire dress ap
pearance was neat and cleanly. Ho wore a
lull short beard, and on leaving the jail on
his way to the court house asked Sheriff
Westcott to let him stop and shave, but
this request was refused, as the Sheriff had
only a few minutes in which to reach
court by the opening hour. He had noth
ing to say to the Sheriff about the trial to
day. After remaining in the court room
ten minutfts Sheriff Westcott took him up
stairs in the old County Court room, " here
he was shaved. Woolfolk reappeared int he
court room at 10 o'clock, looking decidedly
improved, his face wearing a more pleading
At 9 o’clock sharp Judge Gustin called the
court to order, and Clerk adiiras commenced
to call the names of the jurors. Two
hundred extra jurors had been summoned
in addition to the regular panels of fort v
eight, When the caso was sounded the
State, represented by Solicitor Hardeman,
and Messrs. Guerry and Hall, announced
reaily. Frank R. Walker, of Atlanta, and
J. C. Rutherford, appeared for the defense.
THE DEFENSE NOT READY.
The latter in behalf of the defendant said
t hat the defense was not ready for several
reasons. First the case was set for trial to
day while both Mr. Walker and himself
were in Atlanta, which was a complete sur
prise to them as they did not exjiect trial at
so early a day, and were totally unprepared
for it as they had not had time to get witness
es here from various points in the State out
side of the county. Some of these witnesses
had not even received subpoenas. There
were witnesses from counties other tluui
Bibb county, on whom the defense relied
for valuable testimony. Again the defend
ant hail been in jail since the murder, had
no money, and had not been able to
prepare himself, and get his witnesses
hero, and he expected aid of the court under
the law to assist in getting his witnesses
here. One of the witnesses wrote to the de
fondant’s attorneys that he could not come,
es no money had been furnished him. The
law grants the payment of money by the
State to defray the mileage expenses of wit
nesses living out of the county where the
trial is held iu coming to the trial, though
it does not say that this money shall be pre
RUTHERFORD NOT PREPARED.
Since his employment as counsel he had
not had time to prepare for trial. It was true
that Woolfolk had written to him three
times from the Atlanta jail to defend him,
but bis time had been so occupied in other
courts that he hail had no opportunity to
give an answer, and it was only since Wool
folk had been brought back to Macon that
he had gone into the defense and had any
consultat oa with him.
Attorney Walker also made a statement
on the same line and called the names of four
witnesses the defense desired present,
namely J. C. Foster, of Madison, who had
known Woolfolk since his childhood; Mrs.
Cowan, of Hawkinsviile; Mr. Pendleton,
of La Grange; Mr. A. Y. Harris, of Monroe
county and Sheriff W. A. Kineher, of
Ctaeiotce county. Tho defense asked for a
postponement of the case until these wit
nesses could reach here. Mrs Cowan was
the only one of the witnesses in the court
Judge Gustin stated that ho would post
pone the trial until the first Monday in De
cember, which was ample time to get the
The counsel for the defense thereupon re
quested that they be allowed until the sec
ond week in January, otherwise it. was
possible that when the case was called in
December they would not be ready for trial
and would then ask for a continuance. .
WANT TO FIND DUBOSE.
Capt. P.utherford st- tod that the reason
he desired the cast: continued until the second
w. ok in December was to allow the defense
tiro” to apprehend a certain escaped convict,
Jack Duoose, who had confessed to the
.Sheriff of Cherokee county, by whom he
had been arrested and jailed, that he knew
all about the killing of the Woolfolks, and
that Thomas Woolfolk was not the guilty
party. Dubose was standing in the YVool
fo k yard on the night of the murder and
saw Thomas Woolfolk jump out of a win
dow while the blows were being heard in
tho house. This Dubose was considered
a weak-minded negro and had been
released from jail, and was now at large.
It would perhaps be impossible to trace this
negro by the first week in December, but by
the second week in January, with the ex
ercise of due diligence, the negro might be
caught, brought to Macon, and lie the means
of proving Woolfolk innocent of the crime,
and thus save the sacrifice of his life. Du
bose described the surroundings of the
WoolfolK yard very minutely, even as to the
well and old grave that had become almost
obliterated hy time, a rase bush, etc. He
stated that Peatd Woolfolk had been killed
in the hall, and her body then carried into
her father’s room and laid across the foot of
FISHINESS OF THE TALK.
This tale of Dubose's was published at the
time he told it to the Sheriff of Cherokee
county, but no credence was given it, os it
was stated that he was well known to the
Atlanta police, and had a habit of confess
ing to the penetration ol all kinds of mur
ders and other criminal deeds, and it was the
belief that he had heard tho story of the
Woolfolk tragedy, and mtule his
confession to suit tho details of
the murder. Capt. Rutherford
made an eloquent appeal in behalf
of his client for the continuance of the case
until the second >.eek in January, but Judge
Gustin refused the postponement until that
day, as there was no assurance that Dubose
would be captured then, and the postpone
ment until December would answer just as
well, so far as the apprehension of Dubose
Attorney Walker also made an earnest
argument on every possible available point.
STRANGE THEY LET HIM GO.
Solicitor General Hardeman severely
criticised the action of tho defense in allow
ing Dubose to be released from tho Chero
kee jail and the Atlanta police barracks,
when Dubose had made such startling di i
olowire*. which, if true, would be of incal
culable benefit to YVoolfolk. The defense
should have taken the proper legal action to
detain Dubose and nave hint at the Until In
view of this negligence of the defendant's
attorneys he thought their proposition a
most remarkable one, to ask for continu
ance because of the absence of Dubose from
Macon to-day. Capt. Rutherford si at si
that at the time of the confession of Dubose
he was not connected with the case and his
association began several weeks afterward,
j Therefore the criticism of the Solicitor Geu-
I eral could not apply to him.
Mr. Walker defended himself against all
negligence and said that he had been thor
oughly diligent in the entire matter, and
had dime his full duty so far as the law
After patiently listening to all the argu
ments pro and con Judge Gustin postponed
the hearing of the case until the first Mon
day in December, and said that it was per
emptorily set for trial on that day. The
defense was thus brought to a disc! osure of
their line of proceeding, which was in
tended to have been delayed until the trial.
It proved a sensation, but it is thought that
the confession of Dubose, even if appre
hended, cannot save the prisoner.
The postponement of the case seemed to
have no effect whatever on Woolfolk. Not
the slightest change of color or expression
was noticeable in his face. lie-received it
apparently with absolute indifference.
When Woolfolk returned to Macon from
the Atlanta jail his valise was brought back
with him, and has been in the charge of
Jailer Birdsong ever since. This morning
before going to tho court house lie asked
Jailer Birdsong for ids valise. Before
giving it to him Mr. Birdsong made
an examination of it and found therein a
strongly made rope twisted out of pieces of
carpet. There were two pieces of the rope,
and when tied together they would measure
about fifteen feet in length. No doubt
Wooifolk’s intention was to use the rope in
aiding him to escape from prison, should
the chance ever offer. Jailer Birdsong
thinks Woolfolk made the rope while in the
Atlanta jail. Jalier Birdsong now has the
rope, and it will never do Woolfolk any
good. The only other contents of the valise
was a quantity of soiled linen.
NO FEVER AT MANATEE.
The Health of the Whole Section Re
ported to Be Excellent.
Manatee, Fla., Nov. 16.— -In the Morn
ing News of Nov. 11 appears a telegram
from Tampa, in which it is stated there are
14 cases and three deaths from yellow fever
at Manatee. There is not a single case of
yellow fever here, nor has there been. At
this writing, on the authority of Dr. J.
Crews Pe!ot,one of the principal physicians,
there is not a single case of any kind of
fever on the whole Manatee river section,
comprising a population of about 1,500 per
sons, and there is only one case sick. I ir.
Driscoll, who is now convalescent, and his
physician, Dr. Lefingweli, told me only a
few minutes since that Dr. Driscoll had not
a particle of fever. Besides this, out of
nearly 100 school children attending the
Manatee Academy, there is not a single pu
pil on the sick list.
It is true that we have had a number of
cases of fever of very severe type and three
deaths, but every one of these cases has
bn n traced by the physicians to one locality
in the village, a house occupied as a drug
store in tho lower part, a millinery estab
lishment in the second story and the office
of the writer of this article.
An “old well” very near this building, ac
cording to tho judgment of our physicians,
after the most careful investigation, was no
doubt the. one source of the fever in Mann
tec. all tlie fevers having been of it malarial
type, but differing in intensify, thereby de
voloping in the different patients distinc
tively remittent, bilious, congestion and
typho-molarial. Of these two latter. Rev.
Crowder, Dr. Johnston aud Mrs. Wilson
dies!. Everyone of the others, taken about
the same time, tins recovered and are at-
tending to their duties.
Rev. Mr. Crowder’s easo Imd many symp
toms similar to tnose of yellow fever, and
was considered suspicious, but although
twenty days have elapsed since he died, not
a single individual of the great numbers
who visited him, nursed him, and laid him
out after death, has been sick.
Again, while every person, who remained
in tue drug store, Dr. Johnston and his three
sous, and every one who sat up with Mrs.
Tubbs, the milliner who occupied the build
ing, were taken sick not a single person,
those who nursed Dr. Johnston, including
his wife and daughters, has been sick, show
ing beyond a doubt that the cause was
Again, there has not been a single case of
any kind of fever within the last ten days,
showing beyond a doubt that there has
bden no yellow fever in Manaee. Dr.
i'olot, after carefully studying these
fevers, fifteen days ago,' told the people not
to be alarmed, that he would stake his rep
utatiou on it that no one would get the fever
from contact with ihose who had it, hut
that anyone remaining at the building re
ferred to would get it in six hours. His po
sition has been completely verified by the
Dr. Pelothas been the chief practicing
physician at Manatee for more than twenty
years, has carefully studied and treated all
the various forms of fever which we have
in South Fiorida, has had yellow fever—gen
uine yellow fever—and has treated it in others
and there is no physician in this county who
is more careful of his medical opinion, and
is the last man in the world to have risked
the lives of his neighbors and their chil
dren in giving an opinion on which he knew
they would fully rely, unless ho hud known
that that opinion was based on what he be
lieved to be, after the most careful investi
gation, indubitable evidence. Had yellow
lever been here lie would have told the peo
ple at once to leave tiie village. They de
pended on him implicitly, aud time has de
\ eloped the fact that their confidence was
A Poop at Hell’s Half Acre.
Yellowstone Letter to Baltimore American.
We were now in :he region of wonders,
for when we looked about in the cool morn
ing air, not yet warmed by the bright rays
of the sun, the whol country seemed to be
sending up columns of steam from hundreds
of warm springs. Our driver forewarned
us that the air was too cool to see the Half
Acre at its !>o-t, for the steam was so douse
as to hide the pool from view. After a short
drive we came to the white and barren
formation that surrounded a half-dozen
or more enormous boiling springs. A few
dead trees here and there were evidence
that tho formation of geyserite had been
growing outward from year to year, and
had finally caught up with and dasjtroyed
these stragglers from the forest. A walk of
a hundred yards or so brought us to tho
brink of the first of these boiling lakes. The
steam, as our driver had predicted, was so
dense that we could see very little; but I
will describe it as we saw it a day or two
later, on our return from Upper Geyser
Basin. The Half Acre is tho name applied
to one of the boiling lakes, whose waters,
like a great caldron, are ever boiling and
bubbling, and giving off dense volumes of
steam. In its middle, a column of VO feet
in diamater is thrown into the air to a
height of 15 feet at short intervals, and
about its sides, from time to time, since the
discovery of the park, pieces of tho forma
tion, which here appears to be about eight
feet in thickness, liavo tumbled in. It would
be itnp'tssibie to ascertain the depth of this
natural cauldron, but the water is as clear
as crystal, and when the vision is not ob
i scured hy the steam, one can look down
in its blue depths and see tho rocks far, far
I below. On one side a stream as large as an
ordinary country mill race flows out and
rolls, a boiling cascade, into the Fire Hole
river. Some of the most wonderful effects
of color aro produced by the sun shining
through these clouds of steam upon the
dinted sulphur formations in tho bottoms of
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TIIE MORNING NEWS: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1887.
GOSSIP OF TIIE CAPITAL
THE PRESIDENT AS AN IMPROMPTU
Incidents of Hi3 Recent Trip-Gallant
Uncle Tom Morrison—Good News for
the Lady Departmental Clerks.
From the New York Graphic.
Washington, Nov. 19. —Senators Vest
and Yoorhees were talking the other day
about their surprise at the oratorical pow
er shown by the President during his recent
journey to the West and South.
“Had you any idea he was such an ora
tor?” asked Yoorhees.
“No,” replied Vest, “I was perfectly
amazed. He is not what you may call a
good talker in conservation, although he
expresses himself with great clearness. He
s|)oak.s with emphasis, and conveys his
meaning in well chosen words, hut would
not bo considered a conversationalist; but I
was not prepared for his speeches
in the opeu air. He was uot
only pat and at times eloquent in
his remarks, but managed to make himself
heard everywhere he spoke. In St. Louis,
for example, he made an address on the
Merchants’Exchange, where there is always
terrible confusion, and it is a bad building
to speak in anyway, but those who were
there told me they heard distinctly every
word he said. Then at the outdoor meeting
he addressed 2b.00b people, and made them
all hear too. He seems to have a metallic
quality in his voice that goes a long dis
tance. He did not seem to lie speaking so
loud, and I was surprised when people who
were on the outskirts of the crowd told me
they could understand him.”
Mr. Voorhecs said that lie observed the
same phenomenon at Indianapolis and other
points where he went with tho President,
and was astonished at the oratorical powers
he displayed when he understood that Mr.
Cleveland was without much experience
and had no reputation whatever as a public
Col. Tom Morrison, of Morgan county, in
my State, said the silver-tongued Senator
from Missouri, is as good a man as the
Almighty ever made, and, likoall gentlemen
of taste and culture, is very fond of a fine
woman and a fine horse. He has the best
stock in the State, and Morgan county,
where he comes from, is famous for pretty
women. He doesn’t get away from home
much, as he is getting old and prefers quiet.
So I was surprised to see him in the crowd
that came into St. Louis to see the Presi
“So you came up with the rest of the
boys to see the President, eh, Uncle Tom,”
I remarked as he greeted me; “I reckon you
couldn’t help it.”
“Not much,” he replied, “I wouldn’t go
ten miles to see any President, but I did
want to get a look at his wife. When I see
her I’m going back to my farm.”
To gratify the old man I took him up to
see Mi-s. Cleveland, and introducing him to
her, I said: “Mrs. Cleveland, this is Uncle
Tom Morrison from Morgan county, which
is famous for its pretty women, and he came
up here expressly to see you. He says ho
don’t care to see the President, anti as soon
as he has seen you he is going back home.”
The old man blushed through his tanned
skin, hut took her iiand as she gave him one
of her sweetest smiles and said some pleas
ant words in reply. He stared at her as if
he had never looked upon a woman before,
and then with his hand upon his heart, and
a courtly bow he remarked:
“Madam permit me to sat' that you look
just us if you were raised in my county.”
It was the highest compliment he could
Col. Robert G. Ingersoll was going up in
the elevator that carries him to his of Ik o
the other day, when a friend who happened
to be a passenger asked:
“ Have you been saying anything good
“Yes,” he replied, with that boyish
smile of his, “I got off a pretty good thing
“Well, what is it?”
‘‘A client of mine wrote me a business
letter, and after signing his name wrote:
‘P. S. —What do you think of Cleveland?’
I answered the letter yesterday, and after i
signing my name, I wrote: ‘P. S.—Cleve
land’s luck made him President, and his
love has made him popular.’ ”
Tiie Democratic papers of Virginia are
commenting rather severely upon the action
of the Attorney General of that State in em
ptying Roscoe Conkling to appear for him
iu the United States Supreme Court in the
eases involving tiie constitutionality of the
law prohibiting the receipt of coupons from
tho State bonds for taxes, and it is said to
be a serious question whether the State
Board of Control will pay Mr. Colliding the
fee promised him. Even if the board does
allow the fee it is said that the Legislature
will not approve tiie account. The com
plaint is made that Mr. Conkling did not
defend the doctrine of repudiation ns earn
estly as he was expected to do, but lawyers
who heard the speech say he made the very
be-t of a bad case.
Representative Grimes,oneof the new Con
gressmen from Georgia, who is in town,
says that the South will be solid for Cleve
land at the next Democratic Convention,
and that some Western soldier will be giveu
the second place on the ticket.
“While the South would like to have a
man on the ticket,” he says, “there will be
no candidate from that section. There is a
unanimous demand for tariff reform and
for u reduction of the surplu , but, of course,
Ido not know what Congress will do. For
myself, I will vote for a lower tariff on tho
necessaries of life and for the removal of
tho taxes on tobacco and whisky.”
In regard to the prohibition movement in
Georgia, Mr. Grimes said that at present
12:1 out of the 137 counties are “dry.” In
Atlanta the negroes, who voted for prohibi
tion under the leadership of their preachers,
now hold the balance of power. They are
gradually coming over to the “wet” side,
because they regard prohibition as a rich
man’s law, which allows a man with some
money to buy a quart or a gallon of liquor,
but keeps a poor negro from getting a 10c.
Daniel B. Lucas, one of the contestants
for the West Virginia seat in the United
States Senate, is in town getting ready to
contest his case, and says that the report
that he intended to abandon it is untrue.
He believes that the Senate will recognize
his credentials and swear him in.
“As for myself,” he said, “1 hold the reg
ular certificate, whereas Judge Faulkner,
mv contestant, has merely a copy of the of
ficial record of the Legislature, showing
the action of that body. You will remem
ber that tho Legislature adjourned its regu
lar session without filling the vacancy, after
a long ami bitter contest; then the Govern
or appointed me. The Legislature was con
vened in extra session by the Governor for
specific purposes set forth in his proclama
tion. Now’ it is distinctly stated in our con
stitution that tlie Legislature so convened
shall transact no business except that stated
in the proclamation under which it was
called together. The Senatorial matter
was not referred to in the proclamation, yet
tho Legislature went through the form of
electing a Senator, which in my opinion is
a violation of the constitution. Illinois is
the only other Stats, I believe, which has a
similar provision in its constitution, in
IST.', when the city of Chicago was burned,
the Governor of Illinois convened an extra
ordinary session of the Legislature to meet
the emergency. According to the position
taken by Judge Faulkner’s friends tTat,
legislature could have taken up the most
important questions of State policy, entire
ly regardless of tho specifications of the
proclamation. I hold it could not, and I
nave come to Washington to look up this
and other precedents to aid me in my
coso. Of course it is natural that
more deference should lie paid to
the choice of a Legislature than to the ap
pointment of a Governor, but a preference
of that sort in this case would involve the
destruction of a most important clause of
■air State constitution mui a violation of the
constitution of the United States. We can
i not . I think, surrender to sentiment what is
due to principle, and the Senate has uni
formly refused to do so heretofore. Should
I be seated I would hold the position only
until tiie Legislature meets in 1889. Judge
Faulkner, on the other hand, if he is seated,
would servo until six years from March 4,
There has always been a tradition in the
departments at Washington forbidding the
marriage of lady clerks, and w henever they
have married they have been compelled to
resign their positions. Ido not recall but
one exception to this rule. That was in the
case of an expert counterfeit detective in
the Treasury Department—a woman whose
skill in that direction is said to tie greater
than is possessed by any other person, and
her verdict upon a doubtful greenback, not
only in the departments, but in the courts,
where she has been repeatedly called to
tescif v, is usually conclusive. When she got
married she resigned her position, but was at
once reappointed by Treasurer Wyman, who
said lie could not get along without her.
But Postmaster General Yiia-s Bas taken a
new departure. Oueof the young ladies in
tho Post Office Department has recently
beeii married and did not, as was the
custom, resign her commission. The chief
of the division in which she is employed
took the matter to Col. Vilas, who decided
that there was no justice or reason in the
rule and that it would not be applied as long
as he was in authority. Ho said that a woman
clerk lias just as much right to retain her
position after marriage as a gentleman as
long as her domest ie circumstances were such
as would permit her to perform her duties.
This decision will cause great Jjoy not only
in tho Postofiice Department but other
branches of the government, where the ex
ample of the Postmaster General will un
doubtedly be followed. There are a num
ber of laily clerks who lmve postponed their
weddings rather ’him give up situations
which pay them 81,000 or 81,200 a year, and
I know of one case iu particular, where a
lady who draws one of tho largest salaries
paid to a woman by tho government, and
is considered one of the best clerks in the
Department, was married for more than
seven years and concealed the fact rather
than resign her position. Her husband was
getting $1,200 a year all this time, and she
was receiving 81,300.
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An Electric Storm in Maryland.
From the Baltimore American.
Avery singular phenomeuon was observed
yesterday in Westminster, Carroll county.
About ti o'clock iu the morning a thick ye low
cloud settled down over the town, before the
rain and about a quarte to 7an electric cloud
burst followed by a terrific report and a bolt of
lightning. Electricity played over the roofs
and steeples of the town, and, in the gloom of
the morning, gave a vivid light that seemed to
last a full minute. The ground seemed to shake
and dwellings appeared to rock as they did dur
ing the last earthquake. Attorney Geiertl
Roberts was wakened out of his sloop by t ie
loud report, and saw the electric current play
ing over tho furniture in bis room. Hischildren
ran from their chamber into his room, terrified
with fear. The lightning played havoc with the
telephone and telegraph wires, and the people
of the town were greatly frightened.
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Invent Your Sa>lng In Heal Estate.
IT DON’T TAKE MI CH CAPITAL TO BEGIN WITH.
Now is Your Time. Don’t
Wait for the “Boom”
to Cut You Off.
The new City Railroad, the projected exten
sion of the “old reliable" Central Railroad, the
building of the Savannah, Dublin and Western
roud, and the new branches I*m'ii£ built by the
Savannah, Florida and Western Railway, will
soon show their e!Ys*t on our IMPROVED
BUSINESS, and must briny the long looked-for
Confer with me on this Live Subject,
and Get Either a Nice Building
Site or a Home for Yourself,
As I have for sale just what will suit you.
M, J. SOLOMONS,
ll3 BRYAN STREET.
SO A i*.
T>EARS', RIEGER'S, COLGATE'S, OLEAV-
I EK’S. EECKEI.AER’S, BAYLEY S, LU
BIN'S, PIOIBLE’S MEDICATED just received at
ULMER* UVBR 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 bo
excelled. Highest prizes awarded, and in
dorsed by eminent medical men. Ask for Ul
mer’s Liver Corrector and take no other. $1 00
a bottle. Freight paid to any address.
B. K. ULMER, M. D.,
> Pbcrmoclst, Savannah. Oa.
ANCIENT UXMMBK LODGE NO. 231,
F. AND A. M.
The special meeting of this L<xlge will A
he held at Masonic Temple THIS (Tubs
day) EVENING. at s o'clock for the pur
pose of conferring the M M degree. '
Members of sister Lodges and transient breth
ren are invited to attend. By order of
\V. S. ROCKWELL, W. M.
John S. Hainf.s, Secretary.
CHIPPEWA TRIBE NO. 4, I. O. OF R. M
A regular ineetiiig of this Tribe will be held
THIS EVENING at 8 o’clock at corner of Bull
and Bay streets.
Visiting and transient brethren fraternally in
vited. A. W. STOKES. Sachem.
C. F. M. Bernhardt, Chief of Records.
There will be a meeting of t be subscribers to the
capital stock of the Citizens' Bank of Savannah
at Metropolitan Hall on TUESDAY, Nov. 29th,
1881'. at , :30 o'clock P. M., for the purpose of per
fecting the organization of said Bank, and for
the election of Directors to serve until the
second Tuesday in June, )888. Stockholders in
Citizens’ Mutual Loan Company will be entitled
to vote. THE CORPORATORS.
SPEC! A L NOT IC ES.
JdvertiMment* inserted under "Special
Notices" will be charged SI 00 a Square each
Wishing to retire from the Wholesale Grocery
trade. I have to-day sold out my entire business,
including stock in trade and good will, to MR.
A. B. HULL, and cordially recommend him to
my former friends and customers.
All claims against mo will he paid upon pre
sentation, and all persons indebted to me are
quested to make early settlements.
FRED M. HULL.
Savannah, Ga., Nov. 22, 188?.
naving bought out the above business with a
view of increasing my already extensive trade,
am prepared to offer exceptional advantages in
my sfiecial lines of goods, viz: Hay, Grain, Staple
reand Fancy Groceries.
Lowest market prices on day of shipment, and
satisfaction guaranteed. A. B. HULL.
Office and store: No, 5 Abercorn and 88 Bryan
Warehouse: No. 4 Wadley street, on line Cen
The steamer POPE CaTLIN leaves steamer
Katie's wharf every WEDNESDAY and FRI
DAY at lOo'clock. H. A. STROBHAR,
A Porter in a Grocery Store. To a good man
good wages and a permanent place. Address
•*G." care of Morning News office.
A suitable reward will be paid for one pack
age marked D. J. MORRISON and two packages
marked SAVANNAH STEAM LAUNDRY, if de
livered to the Southern Express Company. The
above named packages were lost on Bay, be
tween Whitaker and East Broad streets, on eve
ning of Nov. 21st.
Thursday being Thanksgiving Day, my Wood
Yard will be closed for that day.
R. B. CASSELS.
The Savannah Turn Verein will give a Grand
Masquerade Ball at Turner Hall on THURSDAY
EVENING, Dec, Bth. Tickets $1
All parties having bills against the British
Steamship CHISWICK, Gowing, Master, must
present them at our office by noon TUESDAY,
or payment will be debarred.
JAMES B. WEST & CO- Agents.
City of Savannah, 1
Mayor’s Office, Nov. 1?, 188?. )
With profound gratitude to Almighty God for
the blessings of general good health and pros
perity vouchsafed to this community during t he
past year, I hereby issue this, my proclamation,
appointing THURSDAY, November 24th. 188?,
as a day of Thanksgiving and 1 raver, and 1
invite my fellow-citizens to lay aside their secu
lar avocations on that day and repair to their
respective places of worship and give thanks to
God for His many mercies.
Given under my hand and the seal of the city
of Savannah, this 17th dav of November, 1887.
, ■ , RUFUS E. LESTER, Mayor.
f 1 Attest:
4 seal. I- Frank E. Kkbarer.
[ J Clerk of Council.
The Pilot Boat EMMA A. DICKERSON, 42
Tons burthen; Length, 82 feet; Beam, 16 feet,
6 inches; Draft, 8 feet S inches. In good order
and well found. If not disposed of before, will
be sold at auction at the foot of Drayton street,
Savannah, Ga.,at 11 o'clock a. m., on MONDAY,
November 28th. J. J. McCOY.
TO THE VOTERS OF CH ATH A M COl NTY.
I am a candidate for the office of CLERK OF
THE SUPERIOR COURT at the ensuing elec
tion. and respectfully solicit your support.
Your obedient servant,
Savannah, Ga., November 19, 1887.
Send me your orders for
FRESH KILLED TURKEYS.
First-Class Stock. Prices as Low as Any.
L. PUTZEL, Market Basement.
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 Drayage Business heretofore carried on
by my father, Edward Moran, will be continued
All liabilities of the deceased will be paid by
the undersigned, who will also collect all out
standing accounts JAMES E. MORAN.
Savannah, Nov. ]9th, 1887.
NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS.
City of Savannah,)
Office Clerk of Corson., V
November 19th. 1887. }
Owners of property desiring to plant shade
trees in front of their property are respectfully
requested by the city authorities to plant said
trees during the next six weeks.
This notice is published in accordance with
resolution adopted by Council at meeting of
November 16th, 1887.
FRANK E. REBARER,
Clerk of Council.
NOTICE TO CONSIGNEES AND CAP
TAINS OF VESSELS.
Office Health Officer, I
Savannah, Ga.. Nov. 1, 1897. [
From Nov. Ist to May Ist, unless otherwise
ordered, Captains of vessels having clean
records, will lie allowed to come to the city after
their vessels huve 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
meoced, and there remain until this work is
completed, in order to expedite same.
I J. t. McFarland, m. r>. h • u>i om^r
GLORIOUS AS U WORLD-EMINENT!
Two Magnificent, Complete Exhibitions at
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23d.
Mo*t Positively the Only Tented Show tlia
will Visit Savamiah this Season!
S. H. BARRETT’S
A Two Million Dollar Consolidation of Wild
Beast Caravans, Museum Prodigies, Cir
cus Champions, Proeesaional Triumphs,
Broad Sword Combatants, “Wild
West/' Features,Stage Sensations
and Hippodromatic Splendors!
Stupendously Re-enforced W ith
Europe's Startling Phenomenon,
in ifY he Dn? ' Faceil
200 Illustrious Circus Champions!
UNPARALLELED STAGE AMAZEMENTS!
40 English and Kentucky Thoroughbreds
IN SOUL-STIRRING CONTESTS!
BROADSWORD COMBATS ON HORSEBACK!
50 CAGES OH’
EARTH’S RAREST ZOOLOGY
Herd of Elephants on American Soil!
Including "Bismarck’' and “Juno,” the Mon
archs of Brute Creation; “Doc'' and “Ben
Butler,” precocious Elephantine Clowns,
and THE ONLY BABY ELEPHANT
ON THE CONTINENT!
The Most Dazzling and Faultless
Exhibition Ever Conceived by
the Genius of Man !
See the Sumptuous and Sun - Bright
STREET PARADE at 10 a m.
Usual Prices of Admission.
Extra Charge to See JO-JO!
Reserved Cushioned Opera Chairs at the Usual
Two Performances Daily—-Doors Open at 1
and < p. m. Performances begin an hour later.
Will also exhibit at Augusta Nov. 21, Millen
22, Way cross 24, Jacksonville 25.
TWO NIGHTS ONLY!
Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 21 & 22
The Beautiful, Young and Phenomenal Artis: e,
“THE AMERICAN ACTRESS.’’
Will appear in the Greatest of Emotional
Dramas of the present day,
ON I, A A
Supported by a strong and carefully selected
company. Elegant wardrobe and costumes.
Beautiful stage settings. New and original
music. Mr, R echer remarked that every man,
woman aud child would be benefited by seeing
this exquisite production, depicting as it does
the greatest of all human emotions, a mother's
love. There will be no advance in prices to see
this great artiste and play. Prices as usual.
Reserved seats to be had at Davis Bros.' book
Next Attraction - Devil's Auction, Nov. 23 & 24.
TWO NIGHTS AND THANKSGIVING MATI
NEE, NOV. 23 AND 24.
Majestic Production and Brilliant Advent
WM. ,J. GILMORE’S
GREAT NEW YORK PRODUCTION,
OR THE GOLDEN BRANCH.
Charles IT. "Vale?, Sole Manager.
INTERPRETED bv an immense company of
People—6o—People, introducing the Grand
English Ballet Troupe! Famous Foreign Pre
miers, Startling and Wonderful Specialties, Cos
tumes, Properties and Calcium Effects, together
with two sixty-foot Railroad Cars of Hugo Re
volving ami Trick Scenery! And in addition its
Marvelous European Sensation! The largest
and Most Complete Organization in America.
Seats on sale at Davis Bros.' Nov. 22.
Next attraction. JOHN TEMPLETON’S OPERA
COMPANY', Nov. 25 and 26.
The Savannah Fire and Marine
PAID UP CAPITAL - $200,000.
HOME OFFICE, No. 97 BAY STREET,
SAVANNAH, - GEORGIA.
WILT JAM GARRARD President.
LEWIS KAYTON Vice President.
W. 11. DANIEL Secretary.
Herman Myers, George J. Baldwin.
John L. Hammood, Andrew Hanley.
J. B. Duckworth, I. G. Haas.
Samuel Meinhard, L. Kayton.
J. H. Estill, David Wells.
C. R. Woods. W. H. Daniel.
A. S. BACON,
Office and Planing Mill, Libertyand East Broad
A full stock of Dressed and Rough Lumber,
Laths, Shingles, Err . always on hand. Esti
mates given upon application. Prompt delivery
guaranteed. Telephone 117.
RDLINB, PRIHTIKK, BINDING,
OR BLANK BOOKS,
Will always have careful attention.
GEO. IV. NICHOLS,
PRINTER AND BINDER,
<*3j4 Bay hlreei.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
There never before was a time when
Boots and Shoes
COULD BE BOUGHT AS CHEAP AS AT
PRESENT. NOTE THESE PRICES
AND PROFIT THEREBY:
Gent's Button, Lace and Congress, Narrow
Toe, Tip and Plain, Seamless, made without
tacks or nails,
Our celebrated line of GENTS’ SHOES, in all
styles, every pair W ARRAN TED, and STAMPED
The Renowned W. L Douglass Shoes, $3.
The FINEST SHOE IN SAVANNAH, all
We sell the BEST WEARING, FINISHED
and MOST PERFECT FITTING SHOE, in any
style toe or width for
Which is GENUINE lIAND-STITCHED through
out and made of the finest quality of American
Our best line of SHOES are known to be the
finest finished and most perfect made for Young,
Middle aged or Elderly Gentlemen in town.
In Ladies’ Shoes
It is unnecessary for us to mention each ot
every article, as all of the FAIR SEX know our
goods to be exactly what we represent, and de
sire to say that our stock, as in the first of the
season, is complete in every detail and that our
styles are the latest in every particular.
We feel that this season we are warranted in
making ourselves heard, for we are thoroughly
prepared to meet the w;is of an appreciative
public. If you feel that mere is truth in this
assertion, and we make it iu all earnestness, we
shall be very much pleased to have you call.
We feel sure we can make an inspection of our
stock PLEASANT, INSTRUCTIVE AND
Official. From Savannah Custom House;
Steamer Gellert, 3 PIANOS.
Steamer Europia, 8 cases TOYS,
steamer Polynesia, 2 PIANOS.
Steamer Taarmina. 3 cases DOLLS.
Steamer Suevia. 2 PIANOS.
Steamer Hamonia, (1 cases TOYS.
Steamer Polynesia. 2 PIANOS.
Steamer Dollar, 7 cases TOY'S and FANCY
Steamer Baethia, 4 cases TOY'S, 2 cases
MUSICAL GOODS. 1 case DECORATED CHINA.
Goods have arrived. We are now engaged as
sorting them AH the EUROPEAN and AMERI
SOHREiNERS’S IMPORT HOUSE.
The Great Southern Portrait Company
The Great Southern Lrtrait Company
FOR FIFTEEN DOLLARS
FOR FIFTEEN DOLLARS
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OAK, GILT OR BRONZE FRAMES.
SIZE 20x24 GOOD WORK
SIZE 20x24 GOOD WORK
The Great Southern Portrait Company
The Great Southern Portrait Company
42 AND 44 BULL STREET, AT DAVIS BROS.’
42 AND 44 BULL STEEET, AT DAVIS BROS.’
L. B, DAVIS, SECRETARY &. MANAGER
L, B, DAVIS, SECRETARY &. MANAGER
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