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JOHN O. WHITTIER.
Something About the Poet Who Cele
. brated His 8-th B'rthday Yesterday.
From the Hew York Herald.
Of the half dozen most noted poets of our
own land Longfellow published his noble
"Ultima Thule” at 74, and lived a year after
to heai - his mental coinage commended.
Emerson did not die until nearly 80, and
Bryant, being sustained bv a sense of re
sponsibility for a newspaper as well as by
the muse, reached the ripe age of 84 yeai s.
Among the three who remain, Lowell, at
nearly TO, is handsome, more cheerful and
more vigorous than the average man at 50;
Holmes promises to outlive his own historic
“One Hoss Shay,” and Whittier celebrated
his SOtiy hrthday yesterday.
Yet Whittier was not a man to w hom the
most reckless life insurance agent would
have promised length of days. Although
born in the farming region of New England
and accustomed to outdoor exercise and la
bor, his physique always was delicate, and
his mind was ever robbing his body of
strength. Although no man could be more
in sympathy with what is genuine in the
progressive spirit of the ago, probably no
man detests the bustle of a great city or the
rattle of a railway train more intensely than
Whittier. Among prominent Americans
he enjoys the distinction of not having been
in New York since so long that his
dearest friends can scarcely remember the
dale. So little is he seen among the busy
haunts of men that many of his admirers
believe him a recluse, the truth being that
his apparent, seclusion is due only to nervous
iuability to endure confusion.
Mr. Whittier's present home is at Dan
vers, Mass. Nearly fifty years ago, after as
eventful a life in journalism us any man of
equal age at the present day has experi
enced, he sold his successful farm at Haver
hill aud moved, with his mother, to Ames
bury, Mass. The exterior of his house was
as severely plain as any of his Quaker breth
ren could have desired, but his study is re
membered by scores of bis friends as one of
the sunniest, coziest retreats in New En
gland. Here he intended to pass the re
mainder of his days, but a few years ago
the marriage and removal of his niece, who
had lieen his housekeeper, influenced him to
make his permanent home with some rela
tives at Danvers, although he spends much
of every summer at the Isle of Shoals,
the New Hampshire mountains aud his old
home at Amesbury.
The poet's home well befits its noted oc
cupant. The house is large, antique, plain,
yet imposing, the style being that of some
noted houses of the revolutionary period. A
broad, loft/ fr nt, with porticos on both
slides and extending to the eaves, gives an
aspect of distinction, to which broad wings
add materially. Although within the
boundaries of a busy village and within an
hour’s journey of the modern Athens, Whit
tier’s home seems as far from the world as
if it were in the depths of the Rocky Moun
tains. This seclusio.. is partly because the
bouse is at the extreme edge of the village,
off the road to any place in particular, but
also because the house is skilfully screened
It is worthy of note, however, that, strain
the eye never so earnestly, it is impossible
to see from anv portion of the poet's home
a mill, a house with a French roof, or even
one of tne architectural abominations
known as a “stylish modern suburban resi
dence.” The nearest house is a large,
gauabrel-roofed, small-windowed reminder
of ancient New England; and beyond this,
in the village cemetery, are the last earthly
homes of some forefather of the hamlet
who started in search of the celestial city
two centuries ago, leaving screed and
cymbal, over which the lichens are quietly
spreading the mantle of oblivion. The
further views from Oak Knoll are bounded
by bills, all so distant that, look whichever
he will, the poet see a great deal of earth,
with no handiwork of man to obscure any
part of heaven.
In personal appdhranee Whittier is re
markable. Tall, and as straight as one of
the young pines in his favorite grove, it
seems impossible that he is about at the end
of four score years. The crown of his head
is bald, and lus hair is glossy silver, but bis
great black eyes are as clear, bright and
piercing as if iie were in the prime of life.
He walks with the deliberation and dignity
of age, but without a suggestion of physical
feebleness, and while lie remains standing
his bond is as finely poised as a soldier’s.
The straightness of his figure is the more
noticeable on account of his Quaker dress,
the coat of which fits him as neatly and
closely as if it were the conventional
“swallow tail.” When seated and listening,
bis head drops slightly forward and aside—
a pose which seenis peculiar to poetic na
tures the world over. He is a most appre
ciative reader of other men’s books and
poems, and talks admirably of all good
writings, except his own, of which he can
scarcely be persuaded to speak, even to his
Mr. Whittier’s step is quick and firm, and
save for sunken eyes ana a quiver of the
under lip he might easily he taken for a
man of 00. He wears a long black Prince
Albert coat with a wide black velvet coilar
that comes down in front nearly to bis
waist, allowing a view of his black waist
coat, white shirt front, big turn-down col
lar aud dark tie. Apiece of silk tape is
around his neck and serves as a guard for
his watch, carried in his upper left hand
waistcoat pocket, and for his gold framed
glasses, which fall at his side. Low shoes,
gray woolen stockings and roomy pepp r
ami salt trousers mane up his wearing ap
parel. He wears a full white beard and no
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Lemon Hot Drops
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Prepared by H. Mozley, Atlanta, Li a., in
both liquid and lozenge form.
The Morning News for 1888.
Mr- William Estill, of Estill’s News
Depot, Bull street, has turned over his
Morning News subscription lists to the
Morning News office, and those who have
been taking the paper from him and who
have paid for it will, after Jan. I next,
have it sent to them direct from the office
of publication. Mr. Estill projxtses to devote
ail his time and attention hereafter to his
well known newspaper and periodical depot,
where he will be glad to meet his patrons
and serve them with all the latest newspa
pers, magazines, periodicals, books, etc.
Taylor & Carr's Philadelphia Shoes can
be found in every etyle at Joseph Rosen
heim & Co.’s.
Full line of Ladies’ Slipiiers, all descrip
tions, just received at Rosenheim’s Shoe
Joseph Rosenheim & Cos. make a specialty
of Misses’ and Children’s Spring Heel Shoos.
If you want the best *3 Shoe in the city,
buy them from Joseph Rosenheim & Cos.
Patent Leather Pumps and Congress
Gaiters, for balls and hops, just received at
Rosenheim’s Hboe Store.
ON RAIL AND CROSSTIE.
Local and General Gossip in Railway
Five miles of the Georgia Southern and
Florida track have been laid.
The track layers of the Georgia Southern
and Florida railroad have crossed the Tobe
sofkee trestle, and are now five miles out of
Messrs. Lamb and Edwardy, of the Cen
tral railroad engineering corps, are in Ma
con for the puriiose of making a map of
that portion of the city on which is located
the property belonging to the Central.
The Cincinnati Southern railroad, in con
nection with the Western and Atlantic, will
on Monday establish the fastest schedule
ever maintained between Cincinnati and
Jacksonville. Their “Limited” will make
the trip in twenty-eight hours.
Efforts are being made to induce Mr.
Amos L. Hopkins to accept the Presidency
of the Richmond and West Point Ter
minal Company. It is understood that
quite number of bond and stockholders in
cluding the Richmond and Danville interest,
will urge Mr. Hopkins to accept the posi
The rumor that the Georgia Central rail
road has resolved to build the road from
Carrollton, Ga., to Gadsden, at once, has
got over into Alabama, and the Gadsden
Times says: “The real estate boom will
now take an upward shoot, and, if the
news received is true, the lucky star of
North Alabama will be in the ascend
The Atlantic Coast Line, as has been cus
tomary with them for many years, will sell
round trip tickets for one first-class fare tm
tween local stations of the Wilmington and
Weldon and branches, Albemarle and Ral
eigh, Midland and North Carolina, YY il
nungton, Columbia and Augusta, North
eastern of South Carolina, Central of South
Carolina, Cheraw and Darlington and Che
raw and Salisbury railroads. Tickets will
be on sale Dec. 22, 23, 24 acd 25, good to re
turn until Jan. 2, inclusive, and on sale
Dec. 29, 30 and 31, good to return until Jan.
5, 1888, inclusive.
A Chattanooga special says that the Cham
ber of Commerce of that city is meeting
with much encouragement in its efforts to
form a monster delegation to the Southern
Trunk railroads with a view of urging the
adoption of ale. passenger rate to all points
south of the Ohio river, and have it remain
in force for tiir e months. Many of the
prominent Southern towns have already
signified their intention of joining, and it is
believed that with the encouragement of
the Southern press this great movement
will be brought to a successful issue. Dili
gent steps are now being taken at Nash
ville, Knoxville. Birmingham, Anniston,
Decatur, Gadsden, Mobile, Atlanta,
Meridian, Jackson, Vicksburg, New Orleans,
Tallapoosa, Montgomery, Selma, Jackson,
Tenn.; Bessemer, Ain.; Tuscaloosa, Rome,
Ga.; Macon, Grenada, Aberdeen, Columbus,
Enterprise,Hattiesburg, Ellisville, Brendon,
Poplarville, Corinth, Bay St. Louis, Missis
sippi City, Natchez, Yazoo City, Biloxi,
Miss.: Shreveport, Monroe, Baton Rouge,
La.; Griffin, Barnesville, Forsyth, Albany,
Macon, Marietta, Da'tou, Augusta, Bruns
wick, Cartersville, Ga.; Sheffield, Florence,
Oalera, Huntsville, Stevenson, Talladega,
Ala.; Morristown, Athens, Loudon, Jones
boro, Bristol, Ooltewah, Rogersville, Spring
City, McMinnville, Winchester, Johnson
City, Davton, Tenn.; Jacksonville, Pensa
cola, Cedar Keys, Key West, Fla.; Colum
bia, Charleston, S. (3. In audition to all
these points it is exiieeted that many others
will be heard from, us the promoters have
in mind to make this a thoroughly repre
sentative Southern work. As soon as Chat
tanooga is notified that each point has its
committee formed they will be invited to
meet In Chattanooga and arrange for future
OVER IN CHARLESTON.
A Day’s Happenings In South Caro
lina’s Metropolis City.
Tjie Charleston city authorities are plant
ing trees and shrubs.
The corner-stone of the new colored Cal
vary Baptist church will be laid to-morrow
with appropriate ceremonies by the Rev.
Mr. Dart, of the Morris Street Baptist
The “Sunday cocktail” has furnished food
for no end of talk and sermonizing in
Charleston. Ordinances have been passed
making it unlawful, sermons and news
paper protests against it have been written
almost by the mile, and time and again has
the church revived the question and
attempted to organize crusades against it.
but all without avail. The leaves fall ana
each year, the News and Corn ier says, finds
the Sunday cocktail still with us.
Capt. Klatte, the newly elected com
mander of the artillery, the Charleston
News and Courier says, is one of the most
distinguished of the country’s war veterans
and is a worthysuccessortoCapt. Wagener.
He served during the war as First Lieuten
ant of Company B, German Artillery, and
had command during the sickness of Capt.
Francis Melchers. lie is an active, popular
and well-trained soldier, and :s in every
way adapted to assume the head of so large
and important an organization as the Ger
The Gulf House, Thomasville, Ga.
On the first day of October the Gulf
House passed into the hands of its present
proprietors, and although many disadvan
tages were encountered, the young men
who have the house in charge have sur
mounted them all, and to-day the Gulf
ranks second to no hotel in South Georgia.
The table is bountifully supplied with
everything good, the rooms are splendidly
furnished, tno proprietors polite and courte
ous, and altogether the Gulf House is now
one of the leading features of Thomasville,
t>ast week it was made the regular eating
house for the trains of the Savannah,
Florida and Western railway, a deserving
compliment to its new proprietors.—Thom
To Build Houses for Anniston.
The Vale Royal Manufacturing Com
pany, of this city, is about closing a con
tract for 300 houses for Anniston, Ala. The
contract includes shipping and erecting the
houses. They are all to be got out at the
mills, ready to put up. The houses are for
the accommodation of the largo number of
people who are flocking to that new city,
many of whom are now sleeping in tents.
Coming Holidays we have received some
special novelties in our respective depart
ments, to which we would call special atten
tion to styles and prices.
We have also received 2,000 more of our
desk rulers, which were distributed among
the business houses of the city the first, part
of the-season. These rulers will be presented
to each and every boy in the city who will
call at our store and register his name, ago
and address in our registering book.
To every visitor to our store will lie pre
sented our beuutiful souvenir “Wall Pocket”
of our second fall season whether they
purchase or not. Please ask for same.
Together with the above, cull be presen'e 1
to every #25 purchaser a beautiful gilt
frame picture, 20x25 inches.
Notwithstanding the uh ve inducement,
we guarantee every purchase to lie as low„if
not lower, than can T e bought in the city.
Each and every article is marked in plain
figures. One price to ull. Special atten
tion to our Children’s and Boys' Overcoats
Our 90.00, $ll, $l2, $12.50, $1450 and #l5
Men’s Business .Suits are worthy of atten
tion. Remember the number, 103 Congress
street, opposite the Market.
Appel & Schaul,
One Price Clothiers. Hatters and Furnishers.
Don’t buy that new pair Shoes until you
have examined Joseph Rosenheim & Co.’s
large stock. They can fit you in any style
Joseph Rosenheim & Cos. have the reputa
tion of keeping the best makes of Shoes at
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY. DECEMBER 18, 1887.
j fXotiocM of services in other churches are pub
ished by request on Saturday.]
St. John's Church, Madison square. Rev.
Charles H. Strong, rector. —The fourth
Sunday in Advent. Holy communion at
7:30 a. m. Morning service and sermon
II o'clock. Sunday school at 4p. in. Even
ing service and sermon at 7:30 o'clock.
On Wednesday, being St. Thomas’ day,
service at 4 p. m.
Christ Church, Johnson square. Rev.
Thomas Boone, rector.—The fourth Sunday
in Advent. Holy communion at 7:30 a. m.
Morning service and sermon at 11 o’clock.
Sunday school at 3:30 t>. m. Evening
service at 4:30 o’clock. Wednesday, being
St. Thomas the Apostle’s day, holy commu
nion nt 7:30 am.; evening service at 4:30
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the As
cension, W. S. Bowman, D. D., pastor. —No
services will be held to-day on account of
the indisposition of the pastor.
Independent Presbyterian Church. —
Services conducted by Rev. Dr. Pratt, of
Louisville, Ky., at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Sunday school at 4 o’clock. Thursday after
noon prayer meeting at 4 o’clock.
Christian Church, Bolton and Howard
streets, T. E. White, pastor. —Preaching
at 11 o’clock, a. m., and 7:30 o’clock, p. m,
Sunday school 9:30 o’clock, a. m. Prayer
meeting Thursday evening at 8 o’clock.
Seamen’s Bethel, 56 Bay street, Rev. J. L.
Gilmore, chaplain.—Divine service at
3:30 p. in. Seamen and others cordially
The Rt. Rev. Edwin Weed, Bishop of
Florida, will preach in St. Stephen’s church,
Troup square, corner of Harris and Habci
sham streets, this morning. Services at 11
First, African Baptist Church, E. K. Love,
pastor.—Prayer meeting 5:30 a. m. Preach
ing by Rev. Downs, ot the conference, at 11
a. in. Sunday school at 2 p. m. Confer
ence at 3p. in. Preaching by Rev. W. D.
Johnson, D. I)., of the conference, 7:30p. m.
Visitors al wavs welcome. Seats free.
Second Baptist church, Greene square,
Houston street.—Rev. A. Ellis, pastor,
preaching at It am. and 7:45 p. in. Sun
day school at 3 p. m. Young People’s prayer
meeting at (i p. in. The pulpit will be oc
cupied morning and evening by members
of the A. M. E. Conference. Strangers in
vited and made welcome.
Tbo First Congregational Church, corner
Taylor and Habersham streets, L. B.
Maxwell, pastor. —Sunday school at 10 a.
nj. Preaching at 11 am. by Rev. J. H.Seng
stacke. At Bp. m., children’s concert and
temperance lecture. All are cordially in
vited; seats free.
A Stranger in a Strange Land.
A. Black, Jr., writes from Andalusia,
Ala., that he was taken with dysentery of
the bloodiest type. Doctors were called in
to no effect. A stranger suggested Dr.
Bigger’s Huckleberry Cordial, and to its
use he owes his life.
EAT, DR.NK AND BE MERRY.
Some of the Good Things Offered For
the Holiday Feasting.
At James McGrath & Co.’s, their own
importation, there is now in bond and in
stock 100 cases brandy, 50 baskets Piper
Heidsick champagne, 25 baskets Gold Seal;
Irish and Scotch whiskies, St. Croix and
Jamaica rum, imported gin in cases and
casks, veritable Liqueur Benedictine, im
ported cordials, etc.; W. T. Walter’s cele
brated Baker whisky; ports, sherries, ea
tawba, etc.; Edward & John Bushe’s bot
tled porter, Guinness’ stout, bass ale;
Ross’ Irish soda and g'nger ale; bottled
beer of various brands; flour by the car
load, together with a full line of imported
and domestic groceries, preserves, candies,
etc., too varied in assortments to mention.
James McGrath & Cos., 19 and 19; a Whita
Misses’ and Children's School Shoes, the
best in the city, at lowest prices, at Rosen
heim’s Shoe Store.
Williams & Hoyt's Misses’ and Children’s
Spring Heel Shoes can be had only at Joseph
Rosenheim & Co.’s.
Best assortment of Gentlemen’s Slippers
ever shown, can be seen at Rosenheim’s
Wright & Peters’ Ladies’ Fine French
Kid Shoes can only be found at Joseph
Rosenheim & Co.’s.
THE BUSY WEEK.
Some Remarks by a Broughton Street
There is on’y one week more to do your
Christmas shopping. If you want to save
time and get just what you want come tq
our store. This week we are on the lookout
for buyers and we have made arrangements
to lie able to wait on everybody. We have
turned out a big lot of nice goods during
the last two weeks, ynit we have enough
left to supply Savannah and the surround
ing country, for a week at any rate. There
will be a rush, and we want every one to
come. Jas. S. Silva & Son,
China and Glass, 140 Broughton street.
The Grant Monument Fund Likely to
Receive Several Thousand Dollars
From an Unexpected Source.
From the Few York Times. Dec. 9, 1887.
Funds for the Monument have been com
ing in slowly of late, though encouragingly.
Of the whole amount desired (about $250,-
000) there has been received to date, about
$135,000. Now', Messrs. Wickoff, Seamans
Benedict, the proprietors of the Reming
ton Standard Typewriter, have challenged
all other w riting machines to a contest in
which it is proposed to decide the question
as to which is the superior machine.
They propose to deposit $l,OOO in the
hands of the umpire (who, by the way, is to
be appointed by their competitors); each
competitor also to deposit $l,OOO. After
paying $5OO for the expense of operators,
the whole sum thus deposited is to go to the
Grant Monument Fund. It is to be be pel
that at least several of these typewriters
will accept the challenge.
It will be seen that should this challenge
be accepted by three of the competitors of
the Remington, the result would lie, not
only to establish the superiority of one of
the competing machines, but at the same
time to give the Grant Monument Fund the
sum of $3,500. ' •
Savannah Daily Morning News,
Young Ladies Journal for January, 1888,
Leslie's Popular Monthly for January, 188$,
Seientitie American, Wayerly Magazine,
Forest and Stream, Rand McNally’s Railroad
Guido for December, Christmas Book-
Buyer, Boston Herald, Boston Globe, Plnla
delphia Times, Philadelphia Press, Balti
more Sun. Baltimore American, New York
Herald, Press, World, Times, Tribune,
Sun, Star, Macon Telegrapn, Atlanta
Constitution, Augusta Chronicle, New Or
leans Times- Democrat, Florida Times-
Union, Jacksonville News-Herald, Charles
ton News and Courier, Cincinnati Com
mercial Gazette, Cincinnati Enquirer.
Joseph Rosenheim & Cos. have just re
ceived another lot of those celebrated $5
Shoes, in Congress, Bals and Button.
Joseph Rosenheim & Cos. are sole agents
in Savannah for Stacy, Adams & Cos. ami
Taylor & Carr’s Gentlemen’s Fine Shoes.
Indies’ and Gentlemen’s Velvet and Cloth
Embroidorod Slippers, just received by Jo
seph Rosenheim <Nc Cos.
Joseph Rosenheim & Cos. are receiving
another large lot of Stacy, Adams & Co.’s
celebrated Shoes, idl styles.
Special indications for Georgia:
FAIR plight!} warmer, fair weather, light
_____ to fresh winds, generally north
(Jonuwirison of mean temperature at Savan
nah. Dec. 17. 1887, ami the mean of same day for
I Departure I Total
Mean Temperature ; from the j Departure
- Mean Since
for 15 years Dec. 17, ‘sT. -i-or Jan. 1,1887.
52.0 | 52.0 O.O 574.0
Comparative rainfall statement:
~ . , Departure Total
Mean Daily Amount f rom the Departure
Amount for for Mean fence
ltj Years. Dec. 17, 87. j or _ Jan j t
.11 I 15.-, --1 f l I --11 79
Maximum, temperature tv.’, minimum tern
The height of the rivor at Augusta at
1:33 o’clock p. m yesterday (Augusta time!
was 8 6 feet—a fall of 0.6 during the past
twenty-four l ours.
Observations taken at the seme moment
of time at ail stations.
Savannah. Dec. 17. 3:38 r. m„ city time.
! Temperature. |
j Direction, j „•]
j Velocity. j P
Norfolk i 31 W 181 .64 Cloudy.
Charlotte ; 38 W 6 .. Clear.
Wilmington 50'NW ti . Clear.
Charleston 48 1 W 14 Cloudy.
Augusta . 42 SIV 12 .... Clear.
Savannah 40; W ;12 Clear.
Jacksonville 48J w j 8 Cloudy.
Cedar Keys 54j W jIS Cloudy.
Key West.... 70 NYV|*4 .01 (Fair.
Atlanta.,.. ... 36 W .14 ..[Clear,
Pensacola 42 N\V Clear.
Mobile 40 NW Clear.
Montgomery ... 54 W j 6 [Clear
New Orleans 42 NW 6 [Clear.
Galveston 48 N ! [Clear.
Palestine 4" W | j Clear.
T* denotes trace of rainfall.
G. N. Salisbury Signal Corps.
Tiffany's Jewelry Palace.
There are few persons who have not at
least heard of Tiffany’s celebrated Jewelry
aud Art House, aud a great many other
people imagine that nothing of good quality
can be bad except at Tiffany’s. This is a
fallacious idea, as there isn’t the slightest
necessity for sending from home for a single
article in this line. We have right here as
fine and varied a stock of Jewelry, Dia
mond--. Bronzes, etc., as can be found any
where, m the United States, a id at prices as
low as can be obtained at Tif
fany’s or elsewnere. YV'e would di
rect especial attention to our very
elaborate display of solid Silver YYare,
as also a select line of Plated YY T are. We
make a feature of Ladies’ Watches, Chains
and Charms, and those contemplating holi
day gifts can be suited in every regard.
Our display of the famous Lemaire’s Opera
Glasses is very complete and this quality
and tine workmanship does not need com
mendation at our hands. Y\ r e have same of
tlie prettiest and most novel conceits in
Bronze Ornaments that one often sees, and
invite attention to them. A gold-headed
Silk Umbrella makes a neat and inexpensive
present, and we liuve them in great variety
of design of ornamentation. It is not pos
sible to describe more than some of onr
leading articles in limited space, and, in
fact, by a personal inspection only can the
extent of our efforts this season be appre
ciated. YV r e do not allow the slightest mis
representation. and where our guarantee is
placed it can be relied on to attach the re
sponsibility that belongs to any first-class
house. Our many patrons of the past
are our best vouchers, and we certainly
intend to retain our place in their popular
regard. The raifie list for the magnificent
Diamond Necklace is filling up very rapidly.
Bear in mind that a nisitto our establish
ment carries no obligation to buy with it.
YVe are just as glad to see the chance vis
itor as the most determined buyer.
M. Sternberg, 157 Broughton street.
The man that couldn’t tell the difference
between a mule’s ears and a lemon can
plainly see the advantages of buying his
Shoes at Rosenheim’s, after examining their
goods and learning their prices.
Varies the Monotony.
Editor Morning Senes: Dear Sir—
After carefully analyzing the facts involved
in discussing the “Sewerage System,” “The
Old Cemetery,” “Court House,” “New Ho
tel,” and “Public Building” questions, I
have concluded that the public will be in
terested to know that after a good holiday
trade thus far (and for which I am duly
grateful) 1 am m specially good trim for the
trade of the remaining week before Christ
mas. Plenty of Overcoats, tine, fancy and
medium fine holiday Suits for Gents’,
Youths'and Boys. Superb Silk Handker
chiefs, brilliant Neckwear, plain and fancy
Underwear, Gent’s dressed and undressed
Kid Gloves, fine Silk Umbrellas, and nu
merous other components of a gentleman’s
complete wardrobe, and all at prices to
run off the bulk of my stock before Christ
mas. “A dollar left us is worth two coin
ing to us,” and we propose to live right up
to this niotto if prices and attention will
count. YVe guarantee complete fits in every
case. YVe have a handsome line of Gents’
Smoking Jackets, elegant and appropriate
holiday presents. Fine Hats in all the
The Golden Arm, 159 Broughton St.,
Useful Holiday Presents
Are not easy to select. Useless articles for
mere show, just for the purpose and the
day are mostly sought after. For a boy or
youth, or even fora husband or father what
is there nicer or more usful than an Over
coat, Suit of Clothing, half-dozen nice
Shirts, fancy or white laundried or unlaun
dried? To one more distant related, or to a
friend, a Hat, Umbrella, pair of Suspend
ers, Silk Handkerchief, or a ' half-dozen
Linen ones, a nice valise make very suitable
presents. All of the above mentioned
articles can be bought nt very low prices
from the “Famous, ’ 144 Congress street,
northeast corner Whitaker. YVe sell Boys’
Suits and Overcoats from $2 59 up, Men’s
Suits and Overcoats from 85 up to $25.
Scarfs, Suspenders, Socks for 25c.
Gentlemen can even find in our place a
nice present for their lady friends in the
shape of a nice gold or silver-headed Gloria
Umbrella at prices ranging from $2 50 up to
$7. A nice leather-covered Trunk makes a
good, useful pre-ept for a lady.
The Book Buyer Christmas Annual.
Contents: Thackeray’s Christmas Festi
val, A Firelight Fancy, The Vision of Sir
Launfal, American YVood Engraving of the
Present, The Heroes of the Golden Age, A
Bunch of Y iolets, Enoch Arden, A Voyage
(U the Fae.ne, The Holiday Art Books,”The
Books of the Christmas Season, The Holi
day Books for Young People, Notes, The
Christmas Book List for 1887. Price 10c.
For sale at Edill’s Aens Depot, 21’Bull
FTTLE LI X E
LAMP TRIMMINGS, BURNERS,
CHIMNEYS, WICKS, ETC.,
Stair’s Cm Store.
MA RIM AGES.
GLATItJNY—LEBKY.- Married, in thiscity,
on 18th ’list, by Rev. Thomas Boone, Mr.
John F. Ulaticnv, Jr., ami Miss Adihe M.
Lebkv. No cards.
ALLEN.—Died, on Sum ay. at 8 p. m.. Dee 11,
at the residence of Km. It. Webb, (Ikoroe. son of
(1 11. and Marita Allen, of Melbourne, Australia,
and late of London, Eng., and nephew of Mrs.
K. Webb in his 9th year, after an illness of nine
Though only fifteen months in their home, he
had so endeared himself as to leave a great
“It is well with the child,”
IN MKMORI VM.
YOUMANB. “She hath entered into rest."
From earth to Heaven, from time to eternity,
her spirit hath passed from us,
Mns. Sarah M. Yopma.ns was born July Oth,
188.8, at Saratoga Springs, N. Y., and died at her
home in Savannah, (la.. November 19tb, 1887,
aged 49 years and 8 months.
The principles of nobility were brightly illus
trated in her daily life, as in the varied capaci
ties of a loving daughter, affectionate wife, and
devoted mother, she gave herself with abound
ing loyalty and cheerfulness to to the hourly de
maud of duty. Nor was she wanting in the
higher attributes of human nature that looketh
above and beyond the confines of this earthly
sphere. Responding in early years to God’s
command, “Give me thine heart.” She became
a faithful and consistent member of the First
Baptist Church of this city, constantly exempli
fying fhe teachings of the Divine Master, and
e i, ..t> her Saviour with a
faith that knew no faltering.
„.. c g„ au .( earthly trials she too
was called to pass, as one by one she saw her
own family depart
"Across the river with the boatman pale,"
and from out this dark cloud of human sorrow
her unflinching courage and increasing faith
shone with resplendency.
At last when the beat of the surf from eterni
ty's great ocean sounded her own summons,
calmly and fearlessly she faced the vast imtried
future, and her heart responded “ready.”
Never summer’s sun sank more peacefully to
rest amid the glories of the western horizon,
than her spirit when it passed beyond to God
Conscious to the last, even as her feet entered
the dark valley of the “shadow of death,” the
gleaming from afar of the golden battlements
of that city "not made with hands,” lighted her
way, and robbed the grim reaperof his terrors.
She hath passed away, but the influential
lessons of her life remain. God gi ant that the
consecrated mantle of her faith and trust may
descend upon the loving one left behind.
HEBREW BENEVOLENT SOCIETY.
The postponed annual meeting of this Society
will take place at the Harmonie Club Room on
SUNDAY' AFTERNOON, the 18th inst., at 4
o’clock sharp. H. M. BOLEY,
SAVANNAH BAN A AND TRUST COM
Savannah, Ga., Dee. 15,1887.
The annual meeting of the Stockholders of
this bank will be held at the bank on SATUR
DAY’, 31st inst., at 19 o'clock noon, for the elec
tion of Directors, etc.
JAS. H. HUNTER, Cashier
MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS.
Central Railroad and Banking Cos. of Ga.. I
Savannah, Ga., Dec. 7, 1887. (
The annual meeting of Stockholders of this
Company will take place at the Banking House,
in Savannah, on THURSDAY, Dec. 22, at 10
o’clock a. m. Stockholders and their families
will be passed free over the Company’s road to
the meeting from the 19th to the 22d inclusive,
and will be passed free returning from the 22d
to the 24th inclusive, on presentation of their
stock certificates to t lie conductors.
T. M. CUNN INGHAM. Cashier.
Advertisements inserted under “Soecial
Notices" will be charged $1 00 a Square each
IIORSE SENSE \ND A TURN-DOWN
The Printing busines is its infancy in the
South, and Townsend found this out while a
youngster. The possibilities are great, and
Townsend is in the swim. He spent years of
hard work and hundreds of dollars to become
the best all-round printer in this section, and
when he put out his sign the people welcomed
WORK WITH TOWNSEND IS A PLEASURE.
FINE PRINTER, BINDER AND RULER,
86 and 88 Bryan street,
TELEPHONE “34 1.” 1
is our work.
that’s what WE AIM.
We make no boast of making
An excellent “Job" is what we claim at prices
as low as any.
The substance of this short “tale" is to call
your special attention to the “Concert Circular”
in this mail. Don’t you think it a pretty speci
men of what can be done by
“THE STRAUSS PRINTING C 0.,”
139 Bay Street.
RING UP “410.”
I will receive on TUESDAY next 1 car choice
TURKEYS, 1 car choice FOWLS, GEESE and
DUCKS, which I will offer for sale at
ASTONISHINGLY LOW PRICE*.
SEND ME YOUR ORDERS FOR XMAS
Savannah Volunteer Guards’ Club.
The rule permitting residents of th • city, not
members of the Corps, to be invited to the Club
Room has been abolished. Hereafter only non
residents of Chatham county can lie invited as
guests. ROBERT F. BURDELL,
Secretary 8. V. G.
HAN ANAS: BANANAS!
COCOAN UTS: COCOANUTS!
BUNCHES FINE BANANAS!
Hold your orders. YVe can fill them Monday
without fail very cheap.
.1. S. COLLINS * CO.
MERCHANTS’ NATIONAL BANK OF
The annual election for seven Directors of
this Bank will be held at the Banking House, on
TUESDAY, Jau. 10, 1888, between the hours of
12 aud 1 o’clock. THOS. GADSDEN,
Savannah, Ga., Dec. 11, 1887.
What we have:—Juvenile Hooka, Games,
Steam Engines, Foot Bails. M. Lanterns, Bibles,
Books of Common Prayor, Xmas Cards, Gift
Books; also a Boy’s Study Chair. Toys we have,
sold at less than cost.
. WYI.I.Y A CLARKE.
Vice Consulate of the Argentine Republic, I
Savannah, Ga., 18th December, 1887. f
In compliance with instructions lately re
ceived from the Government of the Argentine
Republic, shippers of goods to Buenos Aires, or
other ports in that country, are required to
have l he whole set of tile hills of lading (Ist, 2d
and 3d, i vised or stamped by the Consul at
this port, before the Ship's papers can be certi
Masters of Vessels are required to present
Custom House clearance, hill of health, three
copies of the manifest and the crew list, and
list of passengers. RAMON SALAS,
KNABE PIANOsTfOR EXECUTIVE MAN
Messrs. Win. Knabe & ('o. have just furnished
to Gov. Beaver, of Pennsylvania, a beautiful
Upright Grand Piano, ordered by him for tbo
executive mansion at Harrisburg. The case is
of artistic style, in rich variegated rosewood,
and the instrumental part of the highest order
of merit, with a tone of very rich and sympa
thy ie quality, and n Uuch of remarkable ease
and elasticity. Avery line Concert Gland was
supplied by them recently to Gov. Fitzhugh Lee
for the executive mansion at Richmond, Va.,
which, excepting on some of the outside orna
mentation of the case, is a fac simile of the
celebrated YVhite House Knabe Grand, the
piano of the President's mansion, described in
our columns heretofore.— Baltimore American.
See DAVIS BROS, for prices and terms.
The housekeeper who would have light, deli
cious and wholesome Buckwheat Oakes, Muffins,
Waffles, etc., for breakfast should use Hecker’s
Self-raising Preparations. Our Baking Exhi
bition will be continued during the week under
the Metropolitan Hall.
_______ GEO. V. HECKER & CO.
THE MENDELSSOHN CONCERT
Season Promises In lie a Brilliant Musical
Subscribers lists will tie open the coming week
at Davis Bros and Ludden & Bates. Subscribers
will remember that they have FIRST CHOICE
of seats, and should be governed accordingly.
The copartnership heretofore existing under
the firm name of KNAPP & CO. is this day dis
solved, Mr. E. A. Knapp retiring. The Com
pany. F. PARSONS and N. T. PIKE, are author
ized to sign hi liquidation and settle the ac- 1
counts of the late firm, and w ill continue the
drug business under the si vie of
PARSONS & PUCE.
SEND YOUR CHRISTMAS ORDERS
For fresh killed Turkeys, Turkeys, Turkeys,
Geese, Geese, Geese, Ducks, Ducks, Ducks,
Chickens, Chickens, Chickens, Beef, Veal, Mut
ton, Game aud Y'egetables as cheap as the
cheapest at ADAMS & FLEMING’S,
Corner Whitaker and Liberty streets.
Telephone No. 202.
DR. B. P. OLIVEROS
Has removed his office and residence to the cor
ner of Taylor and Abercorn streets.
KIEFFER’S DRUG STORE.
I have now on hand a very large supply and
excellent variety ot' Cleveland Peas aim Beans,
considered the best in the market. Also. Paints,
Oiis, Brushes, White Lead, etc. A full line of
Toilet and Fancy Articles for the holidays.
YVindow Glass cut to order.
K. J. KTEFFER,
Corner West Broad and Stewart streets.
3,500 barrels choice Potatoes just received per
schooner Gladstone, from Nova Scotia.
ORANGES, BANANAS, COCOANUTS, AP
PLES, RAISINS, TABLE NUTS, CITRON,
CURRANTS, PRUNES, Etc., and full line of
Christmas Goods. Send us your orders.
KAVANAUGH & BRENNAN,
IMPORTERS AND YVHOLESALE DEALERS
IN FRUITS AND Y’EGETABLES.
City of Savannah. )
Office Chief of Police, Dec. 18, 1887. f
The following order is hereby published for
the information of all concerned:
General Order No. 40.
I. The ordinances of the city forbid the firing
of guns, jictols and other firearms aniprhere
and at anytime within the corporate limits.
11. The firing of skyrockets, wheel rockets,
Roman candles, serpents, firecrackers, or of any
other article or thing containing gunpowder,
and the making of bonfires, except in the
extended portion of Forsyth Flare , and in the.
public squares of llie city son'll of Liberty
street ; and then only jive clays before aud ten
days after Christmas day and the Fourth day
of July in eich and every year, is also prohibited
by the ordinances of the city.
111. The members of the Police Department
are hereby ordere 1 to arrest all part es found
violating these ordinances, and t > be unusually
vigilant in checking promptly all improper ir
regularities and disorders detrimental to good
order and the proper protection of life aiul
property. R. if. ANDERSON,
. Chief of Police.
ttijELTtfO* FOR DIRECTORS.
Central Railroad and Banktno (Js. ok Ga., i
Savanna!i, Ga., Dec. Ist, f
An election for Thirteen Directors to manage
the affairs of this Company t• r tin* ensuing
year will be held at the Bunking House, in Sa
vannah. MONDAY, th** SECOND day of JANU
ARY, between the hours of 10o'clock a.
m., and 2 o'clock r. m. Stockholders and their
families will be passed free over the C ompany's
road to attend the election from the Sist De
cember to 2nd January inclusive, aud be passed
free returning from the 2nd to sth of January
inclusive, on presentation of their stock certifi
cates to the conductors.
T. M. (TNMNIiiIAjT, CV.ahier.
NOTICE TO STOCKHOLDERS.
Southwestern Railroad Company's Office. )
Macon. Ga., Dec. 10,1887. f
Dividend No. 68, of Three Dollars and Fifty
Cents per share, will be paid the Stockholders
of this company, on and after tne 21st inst.
Stockholders receiving their dividends in
Macon will be paid at the Ceutral Georgia Bank
of this city, those in Savannah at the Central
Railroad Bank of that, city.
VV. s. BRANTLEY. Secretary and Treas.
FIRST GRAND ANNUAL
Richmond County Poultry and Pet Stock
1888 January 1888
Tim most magnificent display ever exhibited in
the State. Thousands of people
exported to visit tile show.
The Richmond County Poultry aiul Pet Stock
Association will hold their First Grand Annual
Show at Market Hall, on the above dates, and
invite entries from all over the world. For
premium list, and other information, address
JOHN YV. KILLINGSWOP.TIT.Se .
1258 Greene Street, Augusta, Ga.
SADDLER L ETC.
187 BBOUGHTON ST„
UNDER TURNER HALL,
MANUFACTURE US A DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF
Saddlery, Harness, Mm,
HORSE CLOTHING, ETC.
A FULL LINE OF
Scotch. Irish and Concord Team Collars.
We will duplicate any Northern or Western
bill of hand-made Harness, aud warrant, satis
faction. Trunks Covered, Harness and Saddles
Retired, and first. rate workmanship guaran
teed. Come and see us and give us a U ial.
AtYonge’s Hall, Dec. 19, 1887,
Under the auspices of GEORGIA TENT NO
151, I. O. OF RECIIABITES.
ANEW and novel entertainment, consisting
of music by the best of home talent, short
recitations and addresses, the whole to conclude
with a Basket Auction. Every lady in attend
ance is requested to bring a lunch basket, with
her name enclosed upon a card; same will b.
auctioneered aud sold to the highest bidder dur
ing the evening. The fortunate individual pur
chasing the basket to have the p ensure of eat
ing lunch with the young lady furnishing same
The Committee reserves the right to refuse
admittance to any person they may think objee
tionable. Tickets 25c., to be had at Yonge'a
drag store and from the Committee.
WILL TAKE PLACE
MONDAY, DEC. 12,
And we will Show a Well Selected
Lot ot Nice, but MEDIUM
As we have so often enumerated
the Useful Articles we keep, we will
only say that we hUta added a line of
Ornamental as well, and respectfully
ask an inspection.
Jno. F. LaFar
29 BULL ST.
YVATCHES AND .IEYV’ELRy! "
T HAYTS the finest selection of Ladies’ and
Gentlemen’s GOLD WATCHES of the best
makes. Also the prettiest pattern in FINE
JEWELRY, as Ladies’ Diamonds, sets of Ear
ings, Lace Pins, Diamond Finger Rings, Brace
lets, YVatch Chains, etc.: Gold-headed Canes and
Umbrellas, Fine French Clocks, at extraordi
nary low prices. Finest Silverware, Gold Spec
tacles, and numerous pretty things appropriate
for holiday presents.
Dcsbouillons’ Jewelry Store,
31 Bull Street.
Is fast approaching and everybody is on the
qui vive to buy and to receive
"VTO'V is the time to make selections. I woqld,
lAI therefore, extend a cordial invitation to
my friepds and the public to call early and ex
amine my very large and well assorted stock of
Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Solid
Silver and Plated Ware,
YVhieh for variety, design, quality and prices
cannot be surpassed anywhere. All goods sold
warranted as represented.
J- m. KOCH
(Lyons’ Block). 22!-) Whitaker
DUMAS’ HOLIDAY GOODS
Useful, Ornamental and Reasonable.
New All Vsl. Lace Handkerchiefs 50c.
Satin and Fancy Suspeuders cheap.
Children’s Fancy Collars 25c. up.
White ull Embroidered Ties 25c. up.
Fancy Handle Umbrellas cheap.
YVhite Silk Handkerchiefs, Hemstitched, 50c.
Drives in Handkerchiefs, all kinds, 10c., llki'-,
1 5c.. Csc
Black and Colored Enr v Toider©d Cashmere
Scarfs reduced to Si.
Black aud Colored Shawls reduced
$1 50 and $2 00 J
Just received, Pocket taoks afod Hand Bags.
Bargains in Fancy Hiir OrnaSpents. I
Bargains in Fancy &ace Pins. . V
Drives in Ladies /lose, formerly’ 30c. and
now 25c. i M
Drives jn Gents' Scarfs, 25c., 50c.; ~sc. M
Rubber Cloaks, UnLuWvreax. Shi’Tts,
Cuffs. f J H
Full line Ladies', Going' and Cbildp>&'9 WHose
Positive Reduction! fteY EbrJßucs!
H. A. DUMAS’,
There is nothing more acceptable and useful
for a CHRISTMAS PRESENT than one of the
new light and silent-running DOMESTIC SEYt-
ING MACHINGS. I have all styles on hand in
highly finished woods, viz: Mahogany, Hungaria
Ash, French YValuut, Oak, Cherry, etc., etc ,
from the medium to the most costly, to match
any style of furniture. This superior style of
woodwork, together with tlje Domestic Attach
meats, are covered by let ters patent, being man
ufactured and used exclusively by the Domestic
Sewing Machine Company, thereby harmoniz
ing with the DOMESTIC, the best machine ever
made. Will sell them ou easy installments,
old machines taken as part payment. Machines
sent on approval, accompanied by a competent
instructor, who will fully explain the merits ol
R. 8. MELL, Office 47 Bull street.
YV. H. BRADLEY, Manager.
N. B. Sole Agent for the Genuine Button
ni as Goode.
r |''liE finest line of Plush cases in the jag.
1 consisting of Glove aud Handkercn
Boxes. Dressing Cases, Manicure Sets, bWPi'k
ets. cle. Also, a line of beautiful Y’asos. YuW
ing Curd Cases, Writing Tablets. P®"! 11 '
Baskets, Odor Cases, Cut Glass Bottles 1 enu
cry, etc . at 1,. C’. Strong’s Drug Store
coruer Bull and Perry street lane.
P. J. FALLON,
BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR,
22 DRAYTON STREET, SAVANNAH-
I ESTIMATES promptly furnished for buildinf
J of any class.