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MORSE HELD FOR TRIAL.
CONDUCTOR BARBEE’S ASSAILANT
The Hearing Before Justice Molina -
The Story of the Assault-Morse’s
Desperate Deed—His Threat Against
Adam Morse was committed to jail yes
terday in default of SI,OOO bail, to await bis
trial for assault with intent to murder.
Morse is the keeper of the Savannah Yacht
Club house at Thunderbolt and is the man
who made the assault upon Conductor A.
M. Barbee, Jr., of the Coast Line railroad
on Wednesday afternoon.
Morse was arrested the day after the
assault was made and gave bond for his ap
pearance in court. He was given a hearing
yesterday’ before Justice Molina. James
Crawford and Luke Huger, both colored,
were with Morse when he attacked Barbee,
and Crawford was held. Huger was dis
charged because there was no evidence to
show that he was implicated in the assault.
The hearing occupied nearly the entire
afternoon, and a dozen or * more witnesses
were sworn. Conductor Barbee was in
court with his head tied up. and his arm in
a sling. He went over the story of the
assault. His train left the Bolton street
junction at 3 o’clock Wednesday afternoon,
he said. Just before that some children in
the car were making a disturbance, and he
told them to be quiet. Soon after
starting he beg** collecting fares.
Young Morse wes kicking straw around
the car and the con Uictor spoke to him and
told him to stop. The boy was impudent
and refused to behave. Finally the con
ductor took hold of him and sat him down.
The boy began to cry and said that if he
told his father it would be bad for the con
ductor. ‘’After I got home I went in to
dinner,” Mr. Barbee continued. “While I
was eating there was a kuock at the door
and a call for me. I wont out
and saw Luke Huger and Morse. I spoke
to Morse, calliug him Adam. He said
'Don’t you call me Adam. Call me Mr.
Morse. D— you, you struck my son. 'I
did not,’ I replied * A few more words fol
lowed. I had jus*, started to go back into
my house, when Morse raised his
stick and struck at my head. I
threw up my arm to ward off the
blow, and the club struck full on my
right hand. Then he hit me again on the
head and knocked me down, ana struck me
once or twice more. My wife ran out, and
I called for a pistol. I was blind and could
scarcely see. My wife brought out a pistol,
and Morse drew a pistol and pointed it at
me, then at my wife, and my driver, and I
ran into the house.”
Morse claimed that the conductor had
struck his boy, and he meant to have it out
with him. He denied that he had a pistol,
and said that all be had w hen he went to
Barbee’s house was a light stick ami an
umbrella. Crawford, who lives with Morse
and worked with him at the club house,
went with him to the conductor’s house.
Huger met the two men on
the road, and they asked him
to go with them and he went, not knowing
what they were going for or what they
wanted Some of these witnesses saw the
assault and testified that Morse kicked Bar
bee and then clubbed him. There was some
pretty tough swearing on the part of some
of the witnesses whose testimony was very
conflicting. The case was a plain one
against Morse and he was committed for
THE AFRICAN CONFERENCE.
Yesterday’s Memorial Services—ln the
The most of yesterday’s session of the Af
rican Methodist Conference was taken up
with memorial services. Rev.W. J. Gaines
delivered an eulogy upon Bishop Shorter;
Rev. J. C. Embry spoke upon the death of
Bishop Cain; Rev. S. M. Clarke upon the
death of Samuel Stewart, and Rev. T. S.
Ward upon the death of Joseph Wooten.
There were also addresses by a number of
other ministers. Bishop H. M. Turner was
introduced to the conference and made an
address of some length.
The following appointments for services
to-day were announced:
St. James’ Tabernacle—ll a. m., Bishop
H. Jl. Turner, D. D. ;3 p. m., Rev. J. .B.
I .often; 7:30 p. m., Bishop R. R. Desney, of
St. Philip's church—ll a. m., Rev. B. W.
Arnett, D. D.; 3p. in. Rev. W. A. Pearce;
7:30 p. m.. Rev. J. C. Emsley, D. D,
Bethel church — 11a. in., Rev. R. V. Smith;
3p. in., Rev. B. W. Fickland; 7:30 p. m.,
Rev. 8. D. Roseburgh.
Taylor chapel—ll a. m., Rev. John Al
ston: 7:30 p. m., G. W. C. Jones.
Ashury chapel—ll a. m. Rev. C. W.
Warren; 7:3op.m.,Rev.W. O. P. Sherman.
Second Baptist church—ll a. in., Rev.
W. J. Gaines, D. D.; 7:30 p. m., Rev. S. C.
First African Baptist church—7:3oa. m.,
Rev. W. D. Johnson, D. D.
First Bryan Buptist church—7:3o a. m,,
D. H. Porter.
Israel Presbyterian church—ll a. m., M.
R. Grandison; 7:30 p. in., J. B. Bennett.
West Broad Street Bryan Baptist church
—ll a. ru., Rev. E. Lowry; 7:30 p. in., Rev.
G. R. Bass.
MANAGER BISHOP RESIGNS.
The Telephone Exchange to Have a
New Manager Jan. 1.
Manager Bishop, of the Savannah Tele
phone Exchange, has resigned and will
turn over the exchange to the company on
Jan. L Manager R. B. Rood, of the Jack
sonville exchange, is understood to be his
successor. Mr. Bishop came to Savannah
last spring from Birmingham, Eng., where
he had the management of the Birmingham
exchange and the telephone company’s in
terests. He is a thorough gentlemen,
and during his residence here he
lias made many warm friends. Mr.
Rood has been for the past three years with
the Jacksonville exchange, which is one of
the best in the South and before that he
was manager of the exchange at Greenville,
8. C., and had been previously employed in
Boston. He graduated from the Sheffield
Scientific School in 1883 and is well posted
on telephone matters. He will arrive here
to-morrow or next day.
THE ORPHANS’ NEW HOME.
The Episcopal Wards In Their New
Quarters—The Bazar’s Receipts.
The receipts of the Orphan’s Bazar have
been footed up and they amount to #3,000.
The result was very ■satisfactory to the
ladies who conducted the fair, for it gave
them the greater part of the money needed
to complete the Home. The amount needed
was $5,000, but it will not be difficult to
raise the balance within a short time. The
debt of $2,000 will be easily handled by the
ladies, who are very energetic in laboring
for the orphans.
The children have been moved into the
new building, and everything is running
moothly now in the new quarters. The
house is well supplied with everything that
is ms-os-arv for the accommodation of the
children, and they have what, thoy have
been most anxious to obtain—plenty of
room. There is some work still to bo done
on the building, but only a little here acd
there, and it will be finished within a short
Life seems hardly worth the lving to-day
to many a tired, unhappy discouraged
woman who is suffering from chronic fe
male weakness, for which she has been able
to find no relief. But there is a certain cure
for all the painful complaints to which the
weaker sex is liable. Wo refer to Dr.
Pierce’s “Favorite Prescription’ to the vir
tues of which thousands of women can testi
fy. Asa tonic aud nervine it is unsurpassed.
THE LITTLE BROWN JUG.
' Its Plentifiilness at this Season—Going
Home for Christmas.
Christmas is coming. This is not an
nounced as a startling piece of news, hut
merely as an introduction to the remark
that the shadow of the coming event is
plainly visible. The activity and hilarity
of the season is beginning to lie seen and en
joyed just as much as if Christmas had
never been around this way before.
Most of the hilarity is sealed
up iu a jug and marked “Pure
j wine vinegar.” and it all goes by express to
some dry country or other. Some times it is
put up in a wooden case aud stenciled “4
doz. grape jelly." but it smells just us sweet
under that name as under any other. All
around the floor of the express
company’s office sit these jugs of
hilarity. It is a little surprising
that they are sent out so soon, because
the chances are that they will not last until
Christmas, but as the express company does
not take a holiday on that festival, it will
be easy to renew the supply. It is not
generally known how large the Christmas
jug trade has become since pro
hibition carried some of the coun
ties. Of course it has always existed
to a certain extent, because the
country peoule want a better quality of
hilarity at Christmas than at any other
time, and they send to the city for it and
let the neighborhood goods goby the board,
but since that commodity has been shutout
altogether the supply, which has to be im
ported, is greater, for every one must have
it. Christmas would not be Christmas
without egg-nog, and whether the county
is wet or dry it must be had.
And the jugs in which it is sent
are of as many different kinds as
their conte ts. There is the
Little Brown jug, and the old stone jug,
and the tall, thin jug, and the short, fat
jug, and then, too, there are a good many
tall, fat jugs. Every one of the jug family
is represented, except the iron-i>ound jug
that hung in the well, or was that a bucket ?
The question might naturally be asked:
How much bevefage is there en route! To
which the answer is—none. No, the corn
cob stopper has no place in those
jugs. A good, stout cork is driven
in and the top is covered with
red sealing wax. Wax of anv other color
would do as well, but it would be out of har
mony with the contents of the jug. Red is
really the only proper color with which to
seal them, and it is always used, and every
man that uses it thinks that it is a pretty
good joke to seal the jug with red wax, and
that no one ever thought of it except his
But beside the jugs there is another indi
cation of the approach of Christmas. The
trains are filled with colored men, all going
from the turpentine farms, and all armed
with tickets for points in North Carolina.
On Dec. 15 the annual settlement takes
place and the annual migration begins. The
hands are flocking to the ros-gum chewing
State from all parts of Georgia, and
hundreds of them are passing through
here. The Central took out twenty
six on one train yesterday, and
one of the Savannah, Florida and
Western trains brought up one crowd of
forty from Jesup and nearly as many from
other points. They are going home am
they don't care much whether they come
back or not just so they get home for
Christmas. They are as happy as the day
is long, for the time to which they have
been looking forward all the year has ar
rived, and if they have any troubles they
are all thrown aside.
For tho information of the small boys it
may lie stated that Gen. Anderson publishes
this morning the ordinances relating to fire
works and bonfires, which can be touched
off during a period of fifteen days, beginning
five days before Christmas ami ending ten
days after, and then only in the park ex
tension and the public squares south of Lib
THROUGH THE CITY.
Items Gathered Here and There by the
There were six arrests yesterday for dis
The Morning News on and after Jan. 1
will lie served direct from the office of pub
lication by carriers to all who pay their
subscriptions in advance for the paper.
Tho city route books containing the names
of subscribers to the Morning News who
have paid in advance for the paper are now
being made up. Those who want the paper
sent to them on and after Jan. 1 should see
that their subscriptions are paid up.
There is some talk of the Coast Line Rail
road and the Rural Resort Railroad consol
idating, or the latter buying up the former.
What the rumor amount-, to is not known,
but if there is anything in it. it is probable
that nothing will be done until the new
railroad is completed.
It was reported last night that Schuman,
one of the guards at the convict camp, had
shot a woman in Dieter's saloon, on Waters’
road and Lovers’ lane, yesterday, but when
the matter was inquired into it was found
that Schuman got drunk and tired his pistol
off in the saloon without hitting or attempt
ing to hit anyone.
NEW BUILDINGS GOING UP.
Guckenheimer & Son’s Five-Story
Structure at Bay and Jefferson.
Withiu the next few days the large ware
houses at the southeast corner of Bay and
Jefferson streets will be torn down to make
room for anew building to be occupied as a
wholesale grocery house by S. Gucken
lioimer & Sob. The building will front 124
feet on Bay and 00 feet on Jefferson street,
and will be five stories high; the exterior is
to l>e of granite and brick, with terracotta
ornamentation, and will be very imposing.
Work will be begun as soon as the con
tracts can be let and the old buildings re
moved. The drawings are now being made
by the architects, Fay & Eichlierg.
Hacker s Exhibit.
Messrs. G. V. Hecker & Cos. will continue
their popular exhibitions at Metropolitan
Hull the coming week. They want all the
ladies to come and see just how easy it is to
make Buckwheat and Griddle Cakes, Muf
fins, and other delightful things from their
preparations without any trouble. The old
fashioned methods must go, and the labor
and time-saving goods manufactured by
Messrs. Hecker & Cos., come into general
use. It will be of great benefit to every
housekeeper to visit their exhibition this
Landrum Lodge Elects Officers.
Ijandrum Dodge No. 48, F. and A. M.,
held its annual election of officers Friday
night, and the old Officers were re-elected,
W. M.—F. D. Blood worth.
S. W.—Alexander H. MacDonelL
J, W.—B. P. Goodwin.
S. T).—J. Wycliffe Pead.
J. D. —J. A. Englerth.
S. B.—Dr. T. B. Chisholm.
J. S.—A. McAllister.
Secretary—H. E. Wilson.
Treasurer—C. H. Carson.
Tiler—D. L. Jackson.
Organist—Frank K. RtUbach.
Bucklon s Arnica Salve.
The best Solve in the world for cute,
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns and all skin eruptions, and positively
cures piles, or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money
refunded. Price 35 cents per box. For sale
by Lippman Bros., druggists.
For Christmas Tree decorations see Cupids
in shell—Novelty and Velvet Hearts~t the
Savannah Steam Bakery.
Silk and Gloria Umbrellas, Silver and
Gold handles, prices extremely low ,at Alt
THE MORNING NEWS; SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18. 1887.
IN AMUSEMENT CIRCLES.
The Week at the Theatre and In the
Miss Marion Fleming and “The Brook”
Company played to very fair audiences here
in spite of the bad weather. Yesterday’s
matinee was better attended than the first
night’s performance. The company will
leave for New York by to-day's steamer
and will play a holiday engagement there
and then will fill its engagements on the
This Week’s Attractions.
The only amusements booked for this
week are two nights, Wednesday
and Thursday, for Charlotte Thomp
son. who will play "Jane Eyre,”
and her new play “Drifting Clouds.”
Miss Thompson is too well known on the
stage to need any introduction to a Savan
Louise Balfe In "Dagmar.”
The next attraction after “Jane Eyre”
will be Louise Balfe on Monday and Tues
day of next week in “Dagmar,” in which
she appeared here last season. The most
captious critics of the day have pronounced
Miss Balfe’s “Dagmar” one of the most per
fect pieces of acting on the stage. All who
see it, critical observers or ordinary theatre
goers, say the same.
Baskets at Auction.
To-morrow night the basket auction, un
der the auspices of Georgia Tent of Rectaa
bites, will lie given at Yonge’s Hall. The
committee in charge has disjxised of quite a
number of tickets, and the result from a
financial point promises to boa success.
From a glance at the programme below
it can be sden that all who attend will
hardly fail to be pleased with the first part
of the entertainment. There can be no
doubt about everyone being satisfied with
the last part when the baskets will be auc
tioned. The following programme will be
Address of welcome.
l’iano Solo t Mr. Max Byck
Little Ah Sid Mr. C. G. Throop
Duet Mr. McDonough and Mrs. Ridle
Address Rev. J. L. Gilmore
Ballad, “Don't Leave Me Yet” Mr. Reid.
Duet t Mr. and Miss Rhodes.
Song Mr. Frank Garvey
Violin and Piano Duet Mr. and Miss Meyer.
Wedding of Larry McGee Mr. Reid.
Duet Messrs. McDonough.
Recitation Mr. D. J. Richards.
The Jasper Festival Entertainment.
The Youths’ Historical Society is ar
ranging for the entertainment which it will
give early next month for the benefit of the
Jasper Festival fund. A now and at
tractive programme will be furnished. The
first part of the entertainment will be of a
dramatic, musical and literary character,
and after that a hop. The society’s Decem
ber entertainment will be omitted and
every preparation will be made to make
the special entertainment in every way a
success. Some of the best musical talent in
the city has already been engaged and the
programme will be of a varied character.
The date upon which the entertainment will
be given will be announced in a day or
The Mendelssohn’s Concert.
The Mendelsshon Quartette Club's concert
on Jan. 2Ppromises to be the musical event
of the season. Subscribers lists will be
opened this week at Davis Bros, and at the
Ludden & Bates music house. There will
be two concerts, afternoon and evening.
Tickets for the matinee and evening con
cert will be $1 25, and will not be sold sep
arately until all subscribers have secured
their seats then the diagram will be opened
to the general public, and tickets will be
sold, for either matinee or evening concert,
at regular prices, $1 for night and 50c.
AV. D. Hoyt & Cos., wholesale and retail
druggist®, of Rome Ga., say: “We have
been selling Dr. King’s New Discovery, Elec
tric - Bitters, and Bucklen’s Arnica Salve for
four years. Have never handled remedies
that sell as well or give such universal satis
faction. There have been somo wonderful
cures effected by these medicines in this city.
Several rases of pronounced consumption
have been entirely cured by use of a few
bottles of Dr. King's New Discovery, taken
in connection with Electric Bitters. We
guarantee them always. Sold by Lippman
A Word in Season.
This is the last week for Christmas pur
chasing, and the time will have to be made
the most of. If looking around is through
with buying must now be in order. Where
the largest variety and the prices are cor
respondingly lowest will be the sought for
establishment, and the L. &B. S. M. H.
about fills the bill. Such a stock is rarely
seen, and one can form no conception
of its extent, variety aud cheapness without
a visit, and a visit means finding just what
you have been looking for, and you are
made happy on the spot.
The stock is elegantly and advantageously
displayed and prices marked in plain figures,
and the store is a most pleasant one to shop
in, being so well arranged for the comfort
The holiday season would hardly be com
plete without an inspection of the L. &
B. 8. M. H., and the rush this week will
doubtless be unprecedented in its history.
Swansdown, Soda Wafers and Cracker
Dust in any quantity, at the Savannah
If you want Gent’s, Ladies’ or Children’s
Handkerchiefs, you are sure to be suited at
Now is the time to buy your Holiday
Goods, Work Boxes, Manicure Sets, Shav
ing Sets, in fact all Fancy Goods, reduced
Savannah and Tybee Railway.
On and after Sunday, December 18th,
Trains will run on this road as follows (on
Sundays only) Standard Time, ’
No. 1. No. 3.
Leave Savannah 0:30 a. in. 3:uo p. m.
Arrive Tybee 10:20 a. ui. 3:50 p. tn.
No. 2. No. 3.
Leave Tybee 12:10 p. ni. 5:10 p.m.
Arrive Savannah 1:00 p. m. 6:00 p. in.
Ti kets on sale at Depot Ticket Office and
at Fernandez rigor store, corner Bull and
Broughton streets. Chas. O. Haines,
Superintendent and Engineer.
This week w e will make a very fine display of
Candies. Call and make your purchases of us.
St* tuss Baos.
Strauss Bros., 22 and 221$ Barnard street, are
prepared to suit the most fastidious in prices
Neufehatel. Kdam, Tromage de Brie, IJmbur
ger, Swiss and Sap Sago, at Strauss Bros.’
To buy Candies, Nuts, Raisins, Apples, Changes,
Cranberries, Citron and Currants, is at Strauss
You Can Buy
Nice Bice at 10c. a quart.
Okra and Tomatoes at 10c. per can,
Mixed Nuts at 15c. per pound,
('audio* from 10c. to $1 per pound,
I uu i Table Butter SUr. |>er pound,
Uood Boasted Uio Coffee 36e. per pound.
POPULAR RAiLROAf) MEN.
Savannah 8 Representatives in the
Firemen’s Fair Contests.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire
men's fair in Macon is expected to be one of
the biggest fail's that has ever tieen held iff
the Stab'. There are a number of voting
contests iu which Savannah is directly in
The contest for the fireman’s watch charm
comes off Tuesday night. The contestants
are: James M. Pool, of Macon Lodge, and
Mr. John Gordon, of Georgia Lodge, of Sa
vannah. The fireman receiving the highest
number of votes takes the oliarm.
The contest for the engineer’s watch will
take place Wednesday night. The prize is
a gold watch of Swiss manufacture, aud is
so constructed that it cannot be affected by
magnetism. The contestants are Messrs.
Frank H. Gold shy of .Savannah, Charles A.
Talbird and Charles Muldowney.
I The contest among the master mechanics
will take place on Thursday night. Iu this
and the engineers’ contest the votes are 25c.
The candidates are Messrs. F. 11. McGee, D.
D. Arden and F. M. Boldrfdge.
A contest will be arranged for the most
popular conductor, and the names of tho
contestants will lx* announced iu a day or
so; also one for the drummers,
Mr. Arden's friends, as well as the friends
of Messrs. Goldsliy and Gordon, are putting
in some good work for them. A book of
votes will be opened at Fernandez's to-mor
row, and Savannah will see that her rail
road boys are not left in any race they en
TO TALK UP SCHOOL MATTERS.
Superintendents of the State Teachers’
Association to Meet in Macon.
The Department of Superintendents of
the State Teachers’ Association of Georgia
will meet in Macon Dec. 30. The members
of the convention will be tho Superintend
ents of the city and county systems of pub
lic schools in Georgia.
Various questions will be discussed,
among them the character of statistics to
be furnished to the School Commissioner of
Georgia. At present there is no regular
plan or form for arranging those statistics,
and the Superintendents wish to adopt some
The question how the department can in
crease interest in the association will also
be discussed. Supt. Zettler is the President
of the association and he wili preside at the
Macon meeting. Mr. E. C. Branson, of
Athens, is Secretary.
The followiug Superintendents have
already notified President Zettler that they
will be present: W. H. Baker, of Savan
nah; A. P. Mooty, of Columbus; L. B.
Evans, of Augusta; E. C. Branson, of
Athens; J. M. Gannon, of Americas; E. P.
Harper, of Dalton, and W. J. McKennie, of
A Wonderful Food and Medicine.
Known and used by physicians all over the
world. Scott's Emulsion not only gives
flesh and strength by virtue of its own nu
tritious properties, but creates an appetite
for food that builds up the wasted body. “I
have been using Scott’s Emulsion for seve
ral years, aud am pleased with its action.
My patients say it is pleasant and palatable,
and all grow stronger and gain flesh from
the use of it. 1 use it in all cases of wasting
diseases, and it is specially useful for chil
dren when nutrient medication is needed, as
in marasmus." T. W. Fierce, M. D.,
Plush Manicure, Shaving and Toilet Sets,
a beautiful assortment, at Altmayer’s.
Clerk Superior Court.
Voters will please Liearitin mind that the
election for the above office takes place on
Tuesday next. Very respectfully,
James K. P. Carr.
Pianos and Organs for Christmas.
Must sell 35 Pianos and Organs for Christ
mas presents. Our hearts are set on it; 34
won’t answer, it must be 35. Not anxious
for Cash; give 40 years time if wanted. Will
make it an object to buy now. Call in and
we will convince you.
L. & B. S. M. H.
Upright and square are known as the
Standard Pianos of the world. The great
pianists of the world use them, and the ma
jority of our citizens buy thorn. Buy a
Chickeriug for a Christmas gift. Our
Christmas Sale is your opportunity.
L. & B. S. M. H.
Fancy I’ooketbooks, Satchels, etc., in
great variety, at Altmayar’s.
For fine Crackers call at Savannah Steam
Mixed Candy 15c. a pound at J. G. Nel
son & Co.’s.
Choice new Mixed Nuts, only 15c. a
pound, at J. G. Nelson & Co.’s.
No More Cold Bathrooms.
Yesterday was a great day for heating
stoves of every kind, but especially for our
Bathroom Oil Stoves, that went off at a
lively rate. This heater is the best thing
ever gotten up, it tills each and every re
quirement to every wish, and is going to l>e
oome almost universally used in heating
rooms of this kind, for it is so vastly sui>e
rior and more powerful than tho simple re
flected heat, that each person who uses it is
anxious to recommend them. It is beyond
all comparison with stoves.
Lovell & Lattimork.
An extra variety of Brass Smoking Set®,
Whiskbroom Holders and Umbrella Stands
Have you tried our 50c. Tea? If not give
it a trial and you will like it. J. G. Nelson
A New Invention.
Prof. C. S. Richmond has on exhibition
at his school, 114 Libertv street, a rapid
copying machine for both typewriter, pen
and pencil. It takes from 50 to 125 copies
in less than five minutes without any more
preparation than is necessary to write the
copy on a piece of ordinary writing paper,
with either p?n, i>encil or type-writer.
It is so simple that a child can operate it.
and lar supasses anything that has hereto
fore been invented for puqioso of duplica
D. B. I,ester is offering residence 73
Broughton street, for rent at $35 per month.
A 35c. Chileren’s Undershirt for 10c. at
Large stock of choice Preserves, Jellies
and Jams at D. B. I .ester's.
Lebkucben, lebkuuben, at Strauss Bros.’
Boys’ Hats, latest styles and prices, reason
able, at Nichols’.
Ladies' Imperial French Kid Button, best In
the city at $3, at Nichols’.
Try our $3 Whisky. It is very fine and
mild. J. G. Nelson & Cos.
Gents’ line Toilet Slippers, prices very
Infants' Kid Button with tassel, a bargain, at
50c., at Nichols'.
Children’s and Misses’ Button Shoos in hoe
and spring heel, cheap at sl, at Nichols’.
Nichols has ladies' Button Shoes, all widths,
A, B, C. I), and 13, prices $3 50 to $0 ,’<o.
Extensive line of Boys' Clothing at Alt
THEY FAUjED TO AGREE.
I The Jury in the Flanagan Damage Case
The City Court .jury in the ease of Annie
Flanagan vs. the Savannah, Florida and
Westem Railway Company, to collect dam
ages for the loss of her husband, who was
killed last April, the jury failed to agree
after remaining out forty-eight hours, and
a mistrial was declared. The point upon
which they failed to agree was tne amount
of damages to bo assessed. The division
was eight to four, the eight voting to award
the widow £l,lOO damages and the four
thinking $2,500 enough. After debating for
two days they came to the conclusion that
they could not compromise, and the SOOO
difference caused the mistrial.
The case of Asa May vs. the New York
Life Assurance Society, was continued.
The Superior Court.
In the Superior Court the case of Susan
T. Martin and Susan H. Foiev, by next
friend Clinton C. Martin, vs. Honora Foley
and Catherine Mclntyre, in equity, was dis
missed on motion of the complainants’ at
Arguments were heard in the case of the
Coast Line Railroad Company vs. Annie
Fiesock, in certiorari, and the decision of
the court was reserved.
The case of Reuben Thompson vs. J. C.
Williams, in certiorari, wns dismissed on
account of informalities in the record.
A decree was rendered by consent in the
case f Annie M. Reilly et a), vs. Robert D.
Walker, trustee. It was a suit in equity for
the division of certain property and the
division was ordered according to the peti
The petition of Katherine Enzinger et al.
for leave to sell certain real estate was
Hon. R. F. Lyon, of Macon, was at the
Mr. and Mrs. Myers of Atlanta, were at
the Pulaski yesterday.
Mr. and Mi's. Hoffman Atkinson, of New
York are at*the Screven.
W. W. AVilson, of AVaycross, and John
A. McHenry, of Macon, were at the Mar
shall House yesterday.
Alderman Bogart, who has been suffering
from malarial fever, but who, until a day
or two ago, was thought to be on the road
to a rapid recovery, has suffered a relapse
and is quite ill again.
Lieut. Carter, who has charge of the
government work on this part of the South
Atlantic coast, will leave for New York by
steamer this morning to be absent several
L. E. Barker, Esq., of Jacksonville, Gen
eral Freight Agent of the 'Jacksonville,
Tampa and Key West railway, was in the
city yesterday and paid the Morning News
Mr. Thomas J. Burney, of the Augusta
Gazette, is in the city in the interest of that
journal. Mr. Burney is one of the Best
known newspaper canvassers and corre
spondents on the Southern press and has
many friends in Savannah.
John Lyons dEUcL
The old established house of John Lyons
& Cos., for many years noted as head
quarters for choice Liquors and pure Winee,
again call attention to their recent fresh
arrival of varied selections of the choicest
grades of Liquors, imported and domestic,
to which they take pleasure in inviting the
attention of the public at this, the return of
another festive season, and to state that
they are prepared to sell at prices which
will compare favorably with any, when
tone and quality of goods are estimated and
Their stock embraces the favorite Cham
pagnes, all fresh from the makers’ vaults,
and consists of Piper Heidsick, Mumm’s
Extra Dry, Veuve Clicquot and Mait and
Chaudon’s White Seal. The latter though
for many years absent from this market, is
again introduced in its pristine excellence.
The delicacy of its flavor will be recalled
by connoisseurs of the days of “Auld Lang
Their cellars are weighty with the pro
duce ®f ancient Wines from foreign climes,
and comprises in part the choicest Madeira*.
Sherries, Ports and Clarets, Brandies, the
oldest, purest and best, bottled and in bulk.
Whiskies, including the justly celebrated
“Baker,” Mitchell’s and E. &. J. Burke’s
unrivalled old Irish AVhiskies, in imperial
iiuarts, and regular. Cruiskeen Lawn and
Scotch AVhiskies, all of which have received
the highest award and take premier posi
tion. These goods have been carefully
selected for the holiday season, and pur
chasers desiring any article in this line
essentially elegant and choice are solicited
to call, inasmuch as successful catering to
an exacting public, with the experience of
many years past, entitle their guarantee to
As concomitant of the holidays, they
have supplied their shelves with every
luxury and delicacy that pertains to the
business, and customers will And their stock
in vurietj and excellence even more abun
dant than in the years that are gone.
Our Catawba and Port Wine at $1 is ex
cellent. J. G. Nelson & Cos.
Beautiful Pardo? Organs.
Would you believe it? The Improved
Parlor Organ is now immensely popular,
and by many preferred to pianos. Five are
sold to one piano. They are now made in
most attractive and ornamental cases, and
at wonderfully low prices. From $55 to $75
secures a beauty. Our Chistmas Baie is
your chance. L. & B. 8. M. H.
Black and Cream Silk Lace Fishus and
Scarfs, from 85c. to sls. New line of Boys’
Ties at Gutman’s, 141 Broughton street.
As Christmas approaches everybody
seems to be in a rush, and the grocery store
of D. B. Lester is cne of the attractions. He
has his store nicely arragged, well-filled
with Groceries of every description, and his
large stock of fine Old Ports, Sherries, Ca
tawba and Madeira Wines, will tie highly
appreciated the coming week.
What A Chicago Girl Found In Her
That lovely Chicago girl who found a
Chickering Grand Piano in her stocking on
Christmas morn ought to have been both
surprised and delighted, but she wasn’t.
She had set her heart on a steamboat, and
no small-sized gift would fill the bill (or the
stocking). But, thank heaven, Savannah
girls don't w ant the earth. Let one of them
Hud one of our cute little Upright Pianos ill
her parlor on Christmas morn and she
will certainly be delighted: yes, wild over
it. Our Christmas Sale offers the opportu
nity to try the experiment.
Ij. & B. H. M. H.
Now is the time to buy your Christmas
goods cheap at J. G. Nelson & Co.'s.
Pineapple Cider on draught at J. G. Nel
son & Co.’s.
Hollow Fruits for Christinas trees—large
variety at Savannah Steam Bakery.
See the candy house and lawn on exhibi
tion at tlie Savannah Steam Bakory, manu
factured by them.
For fine goods and low prices go to J. G.
Nelson & Co.’s.
For Gents’ fine Scarfs, Silk Handker
chiefs, etc., go to Altmayer’s.
Crystallized Fruits, Pine Apple, Cherries,
Apricots, etc., at tbe Savannah Steam
RIVER AND HARBOR NOTES.
Happenings Among tbe Shipping and
Along the Wharves.
Messrs. A. Minis & Sons cleared yesterday
the British steamship Elsie for Liverpool
with 6,506 bales of upland <:■ .ttoa, weighing
3,196,041 pounds, valued at $208,710 12.
The tug Sophia arrived here yesterday
from Port Royal in tow of two lighters
loaded with phosphate rock taken from t ie
Sewall mine. She reports the whaling
schooner E. H. Adams at Port Royal. The
Sophia will take the lighter Florida over to
Port Royal to-day for phosphate.
Vice Consul Salas gives notice that in
compliance with instructions lately received
from the government of the Argentine re
public, shipjws of goods to Buenos Aires,
or other ports in that country, are required
to have the whole set of the bills of lading
(first, second and third), vised jjor stamped
by the Consul at this port, before the ship's
papers can be certified. Masters of vessels
are required to present custom house clear
ance, bill of health, three copies of the mani
fest and the crew list and list of passengers.
Beauty and Fragrance.
These are both attributes of the lovely.
Beauty of the teeth, fragrance of the breath,
are twin benefactions conferred by SOZO
DONT. The queens of society, the brightest
ornaments of tne lyric and dramatic stage,
the refined everywhere commend it.
READ IT. , ‘
An Advertisement From the Crockery
House of Jas. S. Silva & Son.
We want everybody to come and see us
this week. We have Christmas presents
suitable to all
RARE POTTERY AND PORCELAINS,
Bisque Figures and ornaments, Vases of
rich and beautiful designs.
Richly cut and engraved Goblets, Tum
blers, Wine Glasses, Decanters, Pitchers;
also in all eolors, elaborately decorated.
AVe offer a very neat and serviceable set
from sl2 to S3O: "fine sets $35 to $l5O. Fish
and Game Sets, Tea Sets, Chamber Sets,
etc., very low.
Rogers’ Knives and Forks, Spoons, Fish
and Pie Knives, Game Carvers, etc.
Student Lamps, Piano Extension I .amps,
Parlor Hanging and Standing Lamps. Use
ful and ornamental, etc.
Jas. S. Silva & Son,
China and Glass, 140 Broughton Street.
G.’k, Pine and Lightwood,
For sale by R. B. Casseis, corner Taylor
and East Broad streets. Telephone No. 77.
A 25c. full regular Ladies’ Hose for 10c.
Mixed Nuts 15c., good Raisins 12}£c.,
Citron and Currants cheap at D. B. Les
Old Peach and Apple Brandy at Lester's.
Editor Morning News: Dear Sir —ln
your last Sunday’s issue we called the atten
tion of the public to the fact that they
might save money by giving us orders for
Xmas Turkeys, and that we would take
orders till the 20th at 15c. and 18c. per
pound. Now we have orders for at least
500 Turkeys and want to get orders for as
many more, and now ask our friends to call
and give us their orders It is useless to
wait. AVe cannot and will not be undersold.
We will take orders for 15c. and 18c., and
guarantee that no one can or will sell lor
less, and if they do we will meet them, no
matter what their prices are, if the quality
is the same, and we will go further and
promise you that the one who waits until
the last day will pay well for waiting. Re
member, you will take no risk of being dis
appointed if you give us your orders. AVe
will positively close our books for orders
after the 21st at 15c. and 18c. After that
date we will gladly sell any one who calls,
but cannot promise to do so at same price.
Will if we can. Respectfully,
J. 8. Collins & Cos.,
Nos. 14 and 15 Market Square,
J. S. Collins & Cos. at it Again.
Selling Apples, Oranges, Bananas, Cocoa
nuts, Cabbages, Ouions, Potatoes at very
lowest market prices. AVe sell goods very
close and make it up in the quantity we
handle. As to Bananas, we are the bosses,
and ask no odds of any one in the trade.
Parties wanting Bananas, Oranges, Apples,
Raisins, Nuts, or in fact anything shipped
as Xmas presents will save money to see us
before buying. Remember, we sell under
the Market at all times. Respectfully.
J. 8. Collins & Cos.,
Nos. 14 and 15 Market Square.
Old Seuppernong Wine and Blackberry
Brandy at D. B. Lester’s.
A 25c. Damask Towel for 10c. at Weis
A fine line of China ware, Vases, etc., at
Virgin Candy (assorted) in five pound
boxes at the Savannah Steam Bakery.
Go to Lester’s for Apricots, Plums,
Peaches, Pears, Quinces and Green Gages.
Thirty-three per cent, reduction on all
Winter Goods at AVoi Lein s.
A pure linen Damask Napkin for sc. at
Old Kentucky Rye $3 per gallon at
A 25c. Red Twill Flannel for 16c. at
Atmore's Mince Meat and English Plum
Pudding at D. B. Lester’s.
Immense variety of handsome Christmas
Goods at Weisbein’s.
Upright, Boudoir and Grand Pianos.
From five old and noted makers. Over
fifty different styles in artistic cases of rose
wood, mahogany, cherry, maple, Hunga
rian walnut. Prices from S2OO and up
wards. Easy terms, $lO monthly, or rented
and rent applied on purchase. Christmas
Bale now in progress at L. & B. 8. M. H.
Uusfu! and ornamental presents of all de
scriptions at Altmayer’s.
Bisque Dolls in endless variety at Alt
Examine D. B. Lester’s stock and get his
prices before buying your groceries.
At the Harnett House, Savannah, Ga.,
you get ail the comforts of the high-priced
ho els, and save from $1 to $2 par day. Try
it and be convinced. —Boston Jlornc Jour
A 25c. full regular Gents’ Half Hose for
10c. at Weisbein’s.
Maple, New Orleans and Georgia Syrup
at D. B. lister’s.
Oak, Pine and Lightwood,
For sale by R. B. Casseis, corner Taylor and
East Broad streets. Telephone No. 77.
Hweet Mixed Pickles, Stuffed Mangoes
and Currant Jams at D. B. Lester’s.
A 25c. Neckshawl for 10c. at Weisbein’s.
Imported Sherry, $3, Catawba Wine sl,
Old Duff Gordon Sherries from $3 to $4, at
D. B. liestcr’s.
A 25c. Hair Brush for sc. at. Weisbein’s.
French Mixed Candy 10 ~ 1.5 c. and2so. at
D. B. [jester’s.
LUM>EN W BATES 8. M. ft,
BE TOO WISE
TO LONGER DELAY
ONLY 7 BUYING DAYS
BETWIXT NOWAND XMAS.
EACH DAY TIIE CROWDS GROW BIGGER
AND THE ASSORTMENT SMALLER.
Elegant Dressing Cases
MANICURE AND 'TOILET COM-1 &P no
B1NE1) ) s>b UO
IN PLUSH, LEATHERETTE AND CLOTH
10c., 15c., 25c. up to $2.00.
MANY BEAUTIFUL NOVELTIES, (TM7W
QUILTS, NATIONAL GAME AND FUND
SOME CLOTH BOOKS 25c. to $2.00.'
Pocket Books and Card Cases!
NEWEST AND LATEST STYLES IN CUT
A LLIGATI >R, MOROCCO AND JAPANESE ’
50c., 75c., $1 00, $1 50, $2 00 up to $7 00.
Amateur Photographers Outfits!
BUY THE ECLIPSE. JUST THE ( dh.y - A
THING FOR BOYS. f jjp/ ,)( >
Piano and Extension Lamps!
WITH HANDSOME UMBRELLA 1 Also
SHADES, ELEGANT BRONZE LAMP'- at
COMPLETE, sl7 50. (SSO
Handsome Pairs \lt 50
Terra Cotta Novelties!
IN FIGURES, PLACQUF.S -AND i Ann
PIECES. ALL PRICES UP TO (dPOII
Xmas Cards & Novelties
BEAUTIFUL SHAPES. THE PRODUCTION
OF PRANG, TUCKMITH BROS. &
OWENS, OPACHKR BROS. AND ALL
OTHER PUBLISHERS. OUR DIS
PLAY EXCELS IN VARIETY
AND RICHNESS ANY
DON'T PASS •
OUR STATIONERY. ARTIST MATERIAL AND
FRAMED PICTURE DEPARTMENTS.
THEY CONTAIN AN' IMMENSE AS
SORTMENT OF USEFUL AND AT
ITRXiTt’HE AND CARPETS.
Unique and Elegant Pieces for
the Hall, Parlor, Library and
Dining-room in ANTIQUE OAK,
CHERRY AND WALNUT.
Luxurious Parlor Suits. Divans, Conversation
Chairs, Lounge! and Odd Pieces.
Rattan Rockers In great variety.
Rich effects in Rugs, Carpets, Portieres and
Durable Styles in Girls’ Tricycles, Boys' Tri
cycles, Velocipedes, Wagons, Doll Carriages,
We have spared no expense to present the
Choicest Goods at Popular and Attract
ive Prices, and invite our friends and
the public generally to visit our
ware-rooms and inspect our
A. J. Miller & Cos.
PARKER’S' HAIR BALSAM ’
Beautifies, cleanses and preserves the hair.
Keeps it soft and silken. Promotes a luxuriant
growth. Always restores gray hair toitsorigi
nal color. Prevents hair falling and dandruff.
Cures scalp diseases. 50c. at druggists.
HIUIKRriID W Safest. *ll rest and best cure for
Util 1/1.1 111; J 1.1( orris. Bunions, etc. Stops ail
pains. Never fails to cure. 15c. at druggists.
s iOV ES.
\I7E are mora than surprised at th* tremend*
ous Hales of our Bathroom Oil Heaters.
They suit th<* pwrpoao so nicely that we hav*
without much effort dispose 1 or more than fifty
this winter, and inquiries exceed ten times the
transactions. Our stove is a beauty and little
less than a household necessity.
LOVELL i LATTINIORE,
SAVANNAH. - - - GEORGIA.
I>A\ ls BROS.
DIAMONDS if GOLD
Are No More Precious to a Musician
than the Knabe, the Gem of Pianos.
. VfR ERNEST KNABE, the senior partner ol
al the gnat manufacturing house of Wm.
Knabe & Cos., Baltimore, Md., was in our city
hiM week, and was so pleased with the bigfi
class of customers and musicians who have
lately bought their Pianos of us that he prom*
ise<t in future to till all orders from our house 10
person, thus securing for Savannah tbe he*
Pianos they make of their various styles.
are Justin receipt of the first of his selections.
One. an elegant Parlor Grand in rosewood ease:
one, a magnificent Upright in fancy walnut
cone; another. Upright in rosewood. Beside!
these, we have in stock two of their Square!
and two Uprights. AVe pav spot cash for theii
instruments, making the cash discount, wnicj
enables us to sell them at rock bottom factory
prices. There is no Piano to excel the Knabe
Tuning, Repairing and Moving special feature!
of our Piano and Organ Department.