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THE EMI’IIiE OF FASHION
THE PROGRESS AND PERMANENCE
t- P IDEAS IN DRESS.
The AdaptiV'nesd of Fashion to the
Needs of Modern Civilization Fit
ness Versus Prettiness- Adherence
:o the Practical and Convenient-
Good Taste ai*d Simplicity In the
Dress of French Women—Delicacy
find Durability of French Underwear
The Recent Russian Mania -Russian
Peasant and Court Costumes- Some
Pretty Notions-The Independent
Bodice- Fancies and Fashions in Met
al Ornaments-Buttons and Belts.
New Yoke, Deo. SO.—The greatest and
meet importaut change which has taken
place of late years in regard to dress, fashion
itself has effected, without any flourish of
trumpets aud without getting any credit as
n “reformer.” This is in substituting fitness
for. prettiness. The toboggan costume
proper is about as ugly as can be imagined.
It is a blanket cut into a skirt and sacque,
with a worsted cap that looks exactly like
an old-fasbioned knitted night cap. Yet the
girls glory in this dress and look well in it,
thick, shapeless and dreadful as it often is.
The women tricyclists, who are becoming
a numerous body and always belong to a
wealthy, or at least well-to-do class, do not
give a thought to the becomingness of their
attire; it is what is most convenient, mast
comfortable and proves no obstacle to skim
ming along a road as fast as a man. After
t wenty or thirty miles of good riding, they
fire not afraid to go to a club supper or
•lance in their plain, linsey-woolsey short
skirts. a blouse or Jersey waist and “com
mon sense” boots. Their eyes are bright,
their cheeks are red, their spirits are high;
They forget their clothes, for the woman is
superior to them; she is there at her best—
not at her worst, as when overpowered by
dress and the endeavor to display it and not
herself, to the best advantage.
This step may not seem so much to a
great manv, because it is not taken by all
women ana all at once; but it is of vital im
portance for all that and includes much
more than shows upon the surface. It
means health, honesty, the riddance—
largely—of whatever is found to be burden
some and an obstacle; and to come back to
the original statement, the gradual substi
tution in the minds of women of suitability
instead of prettiness, which, by ignorant
straining, so often fails of the result.
This idea of fitness aud suitability has
another good side—it leads to permanence in
essential things and ideas. Once some
thing has been found which meets the
wants and well performs its functions, it
will be required again; it will be kept for
its purpose, or only permitted to diverge in
slight and unimportant ways. This has
heen the tendency of fashion for
the last twenty-five years, and
though ignorant fashion-mongers, who
ding to oil ideas and cannot be per
suaded that the world moves and that when
it does move there is an advance all along
the line, endeavor to revive absurdities or
appeal to restless cravings after novelty,
it is without much success. Startling things
are announ :ed, like the showman’s ‘‘cherry
colored” p .but it turns out the same black
cat after all.
The short walking dress, the cloth jacket,
the hat, the boots, tne convenient redingote,
the Jersey fitting garments, the Princess
dress allVame to stay. They have all been
inti-oduce.i within the last thirty years, and
have simply improved and acquired varia
tions and adaptability; but the foundation
principle in them remain the same. The
most simple aud the most practical dresses
are those worn by the most fashionable
women; and if you go into a shop, the gar
ment or costume of apparently plainest cut
will be found the most expensive, the de
sign, materials and workmanship being the
EMANCIPATION OF DRESS.
Fashion is responsive and appreciative.
The moment cottons were improved in the
manufacture —made soft, fine and adaptable
—it adopted them, took them under its
wing, applied graceful, informal ideas and
designs to them, adorned them with ribbons
and decorative touches, and, in short, raised
t hem out of the wash-tub to a place beside
the queen on the throne.
Wool, also, now outranks silk for street
and general wear, and this is due to the
prestige imparted to it by fashion, which in
time will lie re-enforced by sense and ex
perience. So that woolen materials, health
ful, diversified, durable, may also be set
down as a safe investment, sure, now they
have come in such varied and attractive, as
well as useful guise, to stay.
The woman is emerging, that is all; she
is becoming superior to her clothes, and fash
ion would not be fashion, if it did not take
the lead. That is why a dress reform move
ment always wants to be made to seem
fashionable, and be taken up by social lead
ers; but the difficulty is, social leaders do
not make fashion, it lies deeper, it is part
of the universal order, it cannot be perma
nently made or un-made at any one’s bid
ding. It does not consist merely in the
length of a sleeve, the color of a dress or
fconnet, it is evolutionary, self-acting, self
area ting and part of the life of the age.
This is the reason why it is always so
much better to be thankful for what we
have arrived at, than to cultivate a spirit of
fault-finding and condemnation, which will
rarely be found to work out anything better
than we have, if our experience has made
us acquainted with the best.
There are no women on the face of the
earth who give good ideas a more perma
nent place than the French; or who are less
disturb dby the changes and caprices of
what is called fashion, but which are really
trade tricks to catc. the dull and the idle,
wno having no resources, want eternal and
incessant change in personal belongings and
the little details of their lives. Ten or
more years ago, an American lady found iu
i’aris, at oiie of the great, shops, a white
skirt for dressy underweur. It was exactly
what she wanted. It was flounced round
the bottom anil to the yoke band at the
back very neatly, and trimmed with fine
embroidery. Inside, at the back, were
short, narrow tapes—six, three on a side—
to which were tied a very small, flue, flexi
ble and delicate tournure. The skirt was
bought, brought to America, kept for vest
(short) wear for four years, when the pur
chaser again visited Paris for the self-same
skirls—or others exactly like them—bought
MMKher and brought it home, where it
served her as well as the first, and the im
ported and illustrated French underskirts of
to-day show no change, nor did they while
we here were passing through the reo'-nt
brief attempt at supremacy of big bustles.
A wrap bought on that first visit and a
dross on the occasion of tlie second are still
more than wearable; they would be con
sidered good “style” anywhere. All women
who hav e Ixjught clothes in Paris will tes
tify that they dread the wearing only be
cause, except iu Palis, they cauuot get
more exactly like them, and they embody
so mauy good, permanent ideas. Ruskin
ndvises the employment of first-class, not
inferior, workmanship when a woman
want* clothes male; not alone for effect,
but permanent, design and satisfaction.
VERSATILITY AND INDIVIDUALITY IN MOD
On the whole wo hove great reason for
congratulation on what fashion has
achieved and what it has overcome. It has
even now arrived at a point where every
woman can consult her own taste and still
remain withiu the pale of fashionable recog
nition. She can wear ouh of fifty different
shapes aud varieties'of hats and bonnets—a
simple cloth of her own making, or for
“society” a daintv affair all feat tiers and
embroidery. If she doe*not go iuto society,
she decs not need the dressy bonnet; in fact
it would be out of place. For day wear
there is cloth and fur of fifty different
grades, or cloth without the fur aud with
braiding, or cloth plain, without either, and
all equally well worn, iu cloth, the straight
skirt is more stylishly worn than the drat ed
ska t, but it is bard to get that through the
heads of the common dressmaker and manu
facturer, aud also the ordinary buyer, who
all havo “dra|ieiw” on the brain aud insist
upon putting it into everything.
In wraps there are long cloaks, small
mantles, ulsters, redingotes. jackets, water
proofs, round fur-lined cloaks and many
other varieties, all accepted; all, more or
less and at different times and seasons, worn
by ladies whose intelligent taste no one
would think of disputing. The variety is
endless; the differences, matters of detail
dependent upon individual circumstance and
preference. A plain. Princess ulster, made
of dark, green cloth five years ago, and
trimmed with black fur, is worn to-day ex
actly as it was then, and with black muff
mid black hat, as then, could be repeated
for twenty years and still bo good wear.
Naturally, the inaniiy for the Russian,
just now, has brought us something beside
the redingote. At a bazar recently, the
dresses ot the lady attendants were very
good copies of the Russian iieasant and
• •ourt dress, one also representing a Russian
bride. The married ladies wore the more
stately costume, the train of which is cut
in the Princess form and plaited from the
ntek. This is related in some of the hand
some brocade dresses made for dinner and
ceremonious occasions this season; and from
Russia, also, we get the long “angel”
sleeves, with coat sleeves beneath and the
elaborately embroidered fronts of our rich
The only real Russian peasant dress rep
resented on the occasion alluded to, dis
played the Russian cross stitch on linen, in
red and blue on cream, which has been of
late snknueh the rage iii needlework. This
cross-stitch is the old-fashioned sampler
stitch, Is quickly and easily- executed in
bands for aprons—towels—the t wo have be
come interchangeable since the Russian
mania set in—or for linen morning gowns;
a hint for women who want to make them
selves something prettv for the spring.
Fancy bazars have become a substitute
for fancy dress balls, which have lost caste
in private circles. The English idea of
fancy, national or historic costumes has
been eagerly seized to add to their attrac
tions, and Normandy caps and Swiss
bodices, the puffed out skirt and Pompa
dour head dress rule ana occupy the
thoughts of society maids and matrons, to
the exclusion, largely, of that incessant de
votion to evoryday attire with which such
persons are credited.
PROMINENCE OF RIBBONS IN EVENING
Ribbons play n great part in the evening
dress of young girls this season aud add an
important item to the cost. They are used
in cream, gold or small brocaded stripes
upon tulle, or alternating with lace to form
skirts which hang straight and bodices
wlrich are narrowed in at the wais! with a
little fullness and widen at the top. These
lovely skirts are made over others of net or
tulle, and these over an underskirt of silk
with narrow plaiting and a deeper one of
silk and net laid in the interior.
More showy but less refined and expensive
ball gowns are made ot gold or silver dust,
or spangled uet over their satin or soft
silk, and are trimmed with gold or silvei-ed
wheat or (literally-) “pearled” barlev. A
charming design consists of discs of silver
thread, alternating or overlapped by others
in tiny seed pearls; the garniture, bunches
of barley made in pearls with silvered rub
ber stems. The French flower garnitures
surpass anything attempted in this line for
many years, and show the faithful adher
ence to nature, which was formerly the test
and evidence of Parisian artificially made
flowers. Long, hanging garla ds, with hair
and corsage bouquets from the “set,” which
exhibit bunches of dog roses, trails of white
hops with green leaves, delicate heath and
shaded chrysanthemums. The flowers are
tied with satin, faille or watered ribbons
and the floating loops and ends form part of
the completed effect, which is very pretty
in the maizes of a graceful dance executed
with the somewhat languid movement of
the present day.
Some pretty dresses are made with fronts
of lace, striped with ribbon and Princess
backs of rose bud crepe-d&chine or bro
cade; but those look prettier and more effec
tive m the l and or at a small party, than
in the ball room; unless the colors are very
delicately and judiciously arranged. There
must be softness and harmony in figured
stuffs or a mixture of figures and color, or
thei-e is no rest for the eye or sense of satis
The cut of the bodice is a pure matter of
taste and habit. There are circles where
all evening bodices are either low, square or
V shaped, and others where the wearer of a
low bodice would be the only one in a
crowii, and therefore feel herself very much
out of place. A square or V-shaped bodice
which can be filled in with a crossed piece
or ruffles of lace or tulle, furnishes a happy
medium which always maintains safe, neu
tral ground. Edgings of fur are much em
ployed upon bodices worn at the opera this
winter and are becoming to many wno
were not suited by the bald, bare edge of
silk, satin or velvet against the skin.
The fashion of independent bodices is a
most convenient one for occasions which are
frequent and semi-public. Half a dozen bo
dices can be made to use with half-worn
silk or lace skirts for the price of one band
some evening dress
ECONOMY IN WRAPS.
One of the most difficult questions which a
lady has to settle for herself, wno has not a
large income and yet goes out more or less
into what is called “society,” is that of an
evening wrap. A wrap sufficiently warm,
dressy aud of good material, or even present
able at all, is not now purchasable under,a
very high price—fifty, seventy-five to two
hundred dollars. Round fur-lined cloaks
and cloth "Raglano” can be bought from'to
twenty to fifty, but they are not what is
needed. The finst is only adapted to ordin
ary street wear, the second to the more
common mid general purpose of a wrap
which will cover the person. These are
pretty forms, even in pa|>er patterns, and
an abundance of charming materials which
might be worked up at moderate prices.
hut there seems to ba no one to do this
work, to individualize it and adapt concert,
theatre and evening wraps generally to
modest purses. Opera wraps proj>er are
very costly, and many of them have a
bizarre effect. To try to have one made is
to pay high and risk spoiling file materials.
It pays to go abroad once in three or four
years, in order to be supplied with a hand
some wrap at medium cost.
Ciotb, tailor made dresses have reached a
point of perfection this season they never
attained before. For some time past it has
been a constant effort to combine warmth
and grace with lightness, and that perfec
tion of fit which is the crowning feature of
a fine tailor-made dress. This object has
been attained in recent costumes and it
must lie joy to wear them. The dress is
made upon twilled silk, the drapery raised
here and there, but not bunched, the edge
finishe l with many rows of embroidery
stitching, narrow braid, a braided pattern
or a broad band of feather fur. The liue of
tr mining, after diagonal, comes to a point
at the waist aDd outlines a point of velvet
or braided vest and also of color at the
throat. The small “habit” cut is maintained
at the back, only instead of perfectly plain
lapels as in the habit, a little fullness is
often’introduced. The interior finish of
gold, hair-striped silk or satin linings adds
juuch to the effect of the exquisite work
Redfern has put charming little vesta of
ivory leather embroidered with gold into
the neck of gowns made of brown cloth,
trimmed with lovely feather fur to match.
The cuffs and standing collar were of the
embroidered leat her, also a panel let in as a
gore at the upper part of the left of the
skirt, the cloth draped below it with silk
coni in which a little gold was introduced,
and ball ends. .. , ,
Metal ornaments reappear, particularly
Imlts girdles, chat dainesand the like Ti.e
Norwegian belt of leather, with metal link*
and clasps and hanging chains, from which
are suspended little mirrors, bon-lsmbox,
watch of oxidized silver and change purse.
Zmi Sb in great demand whet, the traveling
season opM. In the meantime chatelaines
are the roue, from which are suspended
THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1887.
watches in old silver of antique path rns
that ure enchanting and less costly
than gold. In fact, a chat
elaine and watch delightfully “ren
naissant” cau bo obtained for the
price of an old-fashioned gold tiine-keeper.
All sorts of queer devices appear in pin-,,
sleeve-buttons and the like. Medusa heads,
Folly, with cup and la-1 Is, warrior heads,
babies, of every kind and degree, singly, in
couples and rows, ancient weapons, of
course, and crescents with pende it heart
and coins. The girdles are wi-oughtflu suc
cessive links and cliains; the finer aud
broader the more exjieusiv e.
GEN. LEE'S CLEVER SON.
How He Carried the Office-Seekers
Through the Motions.
From the Xete York Tiihttne.
“Rooney” Lee, the son of Robert E. Lee,
who succeeds Senator-elect Barbour as a
member of the House of Representatives, is
a man who would attract attention in any
legislative body on account of his physical
bigness, if for no other reason. The dis
trict which he represents lies just across the
Potomac from Washington, and therefore
the journey to the national capital is an
easy one for his office-seeking constituents.
They can walk to town and ride home at hi
expense. Gen. Lee’s predecessors in Con
gress—Hunton and Barbour—were very
active and pretty successful in obtaining
offices for their constituents, and when he
came in he found that a rather largo brigade
of minor officials, clerks, messengei-s, watch
men, etc., was charged to his district. But
the pressure from without did not relax.
The men and women who were “in” wanted
to stay in. Poor “Rooney” was bet ween two
fires. His hotel was besieged by the “outs”
and the “ins” alike. His appearance in the
House was the signal for an avalanche of
cards and notes from anxious aud hungry
supplicants. He dared not appear in the
streets or in any other public place. At
last “Rooney” was compelled to do some
thing to stop the continual dogging of his
footsteps by day aud interruption of his
slumbers by night. He hit upon a happy
expedient. He caused it to be made known
that he would receive persons who were
seeking places or who desired to retain the
places they already held, only at a certain
time and place. The place was the rotuuda
of the capitol, aud the hour was fixed early
enough to avoid crowds of statesmen and
strangers thronging there before midday.
The first “levee” held by the new Vir
ginia Congressman was thus described:
“Gen. Lee took his place in front of the
model of Bartholdi’s statue of ‘Liberty
Enlightening the World,’ and between the
historical paintings representing the sur
render of Cornwallis and Burgoyue, respect
ively. Nearly half of the floor spare of the
big * rotunda was filled with men and
women—chiefs of division, clerics, watch
men, messengers, scrub-women, and men
and women who want to be chiefs, clerks,
messengers, scrub-women and watchmen.
It was a big crowd. When the General
opened his mouth to speak he had a most
attentive audience. He secmed to lie slightly
embarrassed at first in the presence of so
much worth and beauty, and hunger, but
be soon rallied. and ordered the people to
form two lines—the front line to
be composed of the ‘ins r and the
rear line of the ‘outs.’ Then he issued
this command; ‘Treasury Department
will form on the right. Interior Depart
ment on the left, State, War and Navy in
the centre.’ Alter some delay the evolu
tions were performed t his satisfaction
and from the lips of the General issued this
command: ‘Attention! Battalion: State,
AVar anu Navy! advance twenty paces to
the front.’ Both lines advanced promptly,
and underwent a thorough inspection. Then
they fell back, and the next command was:
‘Attention! Battalion! Treasury Depart
ment! Right-wheel. Advance ten pares.’
After the ‘Treasury Department’ came the
‘lnterior Department,’ and the manoeuvres
for the day ended with the evolutions of
some smaller squads from the Department
of Justice, the Department of Agriculture
and the District of Columbia offices.”
Everybody will admire the sagacity of
this great Congressional strategist, whose
tactics will probably be carefully studied and
adopted by some of his party associates in
AMPUTATING A BABY'S LEG.
The Youngest C hlld Upon Whom the
Operation Has > ver Been Performed.
From the New York Tribune.
Dr. Henry B. Sands performed two inter
esting operation* recently at the Roosevelt
Hospital. He was assisted by Drs. Hall,
Hartley, Huntington and Tuttle and the
surgical staff of the hospital. Over 100
medical students and practitioners were
Dr. Sands entered the amphitheatre clad
in a long black gown, reach ng nearly to
the floor, over which was a white operating
gown. He was followed' by hisasdstanfs
and a stretcher, carried by two of tl.e hos
pital orderlies, U|X>n which lay a little girl of
four and a half years. After the child was
placed upon the table, the doctor turned to
the students aud said “Tlie case before you
is a very niarked example of genu-ralgum,
or knock-knee. There is no history of
rickets, and yet the interference between
the knees is so great as to make walking
“The doctor then called upon Dr. Hartley
to operate upon the case. Taking a scalpel,
Dr. Hartley made an incision three inches
long, ruun.ug up the leg, just alxive the
knee. Then taking a chisel and mallet, lie
cut a small, wedge-taped piece from the
bone, after which, the leg was easily brought
into line. The wound was then dressed with
antiseptic gauze, and the leg placed upon
the hard rubber splints, and cased in a pias
ter of paris dressing.
“The next is a curious case,” said the doc
tor, “as it involves amputat on of tlioleg in
a child only ; iglit moulds old. The child
was brought to me some weeks ago, with
what I thought was a tubercular swelling
on the leg, just in front of and lielow the
knee. I sent the case to Dr. Hartley, iu the
the out-patient dejiartment for treatment.
After examining the case, he came to the
conclusion that the swelling was cancerous.
Dr. Hartley then sent a small porth in of the
growth to Dr. Roosevelt, the pathologist of
the hospital,;who pronounced it sarcoma.
After gaining the mother’s consent to do as
1 thought best, I decided to operate, prem
ising to save the leg if possible. The child's
life is at stake, and I must do what I can to
save it from further invasion of the dis-
The child was they carried in by a nurse,
placed on the table, where an assistant ad
ministered ether to it. As soon as it had !-
come uuconscious, the doctor carefully ex
amined the swelling.
“This ulcer,” said he, “appeared sudden
ly four months afte birth. I think there
is little hope of saving the leg.” Taking a
scalpel, he made a deep incision in the
swelling, whigb he examined wiili great
care. “The tumor extends deep into the
tissues and appears to bo sub-periosteal,”
said he. Taking a knife, he amputated the
leg about two inches above the Knee, and
after carefully tying the arteries with cat
gut ligatures, he sewed the two sides to
gether. “This is the youngest child upon
wtiom I have performed the op- ration of
amputation,” said the doctor. “I am sutp
the child will ge- well.”
The next case was that of a boy eight
years old, who three veais ago swallowed
some strong lye. Two years ago ho was
I rought to the Hospital suffering from strict
ure of the ansop ha gus. He was unable to
eat, and was slowly starving to death. By
the use of assophugical sou us the stricture
was dilated, and last summer the stricture
was cut by Dr. Hartley. After gauging
tlie size of tbe stricture by mean* of differ
ent sized bougies. Dr. Sands introduced an
instrument carrying a concealed kife, and
divined the stricture. The boy winced, but
did not seem to mind the operation much.
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of Holly Springe, Miss., says: ••Yon:
pills are doing wonders in this state
The sale of Tutt’s Pills exceec
those of all others combined
They are peculiarly adapted to mala
rial diseases. Our physlclaus all pra
Office, 44 Murray Street, Hew York
r prescribe amt fully
adorn Hi? (I as tho
ilv specific for ill* 11‘fr
it n cure of Hits <i incase.
. H. ISO HA H.A u, y. D.
Amsterdam. N. Y.
fe have Mild Big G for
any years, and It baa
riven the bestof satis
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1. Bold by Drugglata.
Tlie Savannah Fire and Marine
PAID IT CAPITAL - $200,(W0.
HOME OFFICE, No. Iff BAY STREET,
savannah, - ojcoituiA..
WTI,I,IAM GItRRARD T’residint.
LEWIS KAYTON Vies President.
W H. DANIEL SECRETARY.
Herman Myers. Georok J. Baldwin.
John L. Hammood, Andrew Hanley.
J. B. PcckWorth, I. 0. Haas.
KAMVKI, M LIN HAUL, L. KAYTOX.
J. 11. Kmtiu,, David Well*.
C. R. Woods. W. IJ. Daniel.
We are too Busy to Say Much,
But we will say Such Pacts
that will cause you to
spend your Money
with us provided
Money is an ob
ject to you.
Wc have determined not to wait until after Christmas,
when nobody wants Winter Goods, to make a closing out
sale, but we will do it right now, while the public stands in
need of such goods. We positively have reduced prices on
all of our Winter Goods fully one-third, and therefore oiler
such bargains as will do you all good. We will close out at
Our elegant stock of DRESS GOODS.
Our magnificent stock of BLACK SILKS.
Our excellent stock of COLORED SILKS.
Our beautiful stock of Priestley’s MOURNING GOODS.
Our immense stock of English tailor-made Walking
Jackets, Our l'lush Jackets and Wraps, Our Newmarkets,
Russian Circulars, and our large stock of MISSES’ and CHIL
The same reductions —one-third off —we offer in Blank
ets, Shawls, Flannels, Ladies’ and Gent’s Underwear, Hosiery
of all kinds, Comfortables, Housekeeping Goods, Gold-Headed
Umbrellas, Silk and Linen Handkerchiefs, etc.
NOW IS YOUR TIME FOR REAL BARGAINS.
GOODS FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS
AT OUR BAZAR.
Tie Grainiest, Most Extensive, Tie lost Elegant,
AS WELL AS THE CHEAPEST
To be found anywhere in the city, We can’t enumerate the
articles because the variety is too large.
Do not fail to examine our stock; we simply offer you
such a line as can only be found in a first-class house in
Special Bargains This AVeek:
•• A 25-cent full regular GENT’S HALE HOSE for - - - 100.
A 25-cent full regular LADIES’ HOSE for -----10 c.
A a5-cent DAMASK TOWEL for -------- 10c.
A 25-ceut CHILDREN’S UNDERSHIRT for 10c.
A 25-cent GENT’S UNDERSHIRT for 10c.
A 25-cent NECK SHAWL for 10c.
A 135-cent HAIR BRUSH for sc.
A 25-oent RED TWILL FLANNEL for lfic.
A PURE LINEN DAMASK NAPKIN for sc.
A 5-cent PAPER NEEDLES for lc.
A 5-cent PAPER PINS for lc.
A 50-cont JERSEY for -85 c.
153 BROUGHTON STREET. SAVANNAH, UA-
To the Public.
Propeetas liir Spring ami Sumer 1888.
The unprecedented trade in our Millinery Business dur
ing ] 887 is owing to the constantly adding of Novelties and
the immense increase of our stock, which is doubtless the
Largest of Any Retail Millinery in America, exclusive of
New York, and our three large floors cannot hold them.
Already our importations, Direct from Europe, are ar
riving, and on Our Third Floor wo arc opening Novelties
for Spring and Summer. in Ribbons, French Flowers and
Feathers in the Most Beautiful and Novel Shades. We
are sorry to be compelled, for want of room, to close our
Winter Season so soon, which has been so very successful,
and from to-day all our Felt llats, Fancy Feathers and
Trimmed Hats will be sold at any price. Our Ribbon Sale
w-ill continue until further notice.
MAMMOTH MILLINERY HOUSE
•Mil ItK, CAHPKTS, MATT! NO, ETC.
(ART MS! CA RPETS! CARPETS!
Now is the time for Bargains in Carpets.
A tine selection of Cotton Chains, Union’s Extra Supers,
All Wool, Two and Three-Plys, Tapestries and Body Brus
sels just arrived. Our line of Furniture is complete in all
its departments. Just received, a carload of Cooking and
Heating Stoves. So call on us for Bargains. We don’t in
tend to be undersold, for cash or on easy terms.
TEEPLE & CO.
193 and 195 Broughton Street.
■■ 1 - ' ■ iL
BASH 1)00 Its, BLINDS, ETC.
• * “•■—. SAVANNAH, GA. T - UrL-.
CYPRESS. OAK. POPLAR. YELLOW PINE, ASH, WALNUT.
M ANUFACTURERS of SASH, DOORS, BLINDS, MOULDINGS of all kinds and description!
CASINOS and TRIMMINGS for all classes of dwellings, PEWS and PEW ENDS of our own
d.nito and manufacture, TURNED and SCROLL BALUSTERS. ASH HANDLES for Cottou
Hooks, CEILING, FLOORING, WAINBCOTTING, SHINGLES.
Warehouse and Up-Town Office: West Broad and Broughton Sts.
Factory and Mills; Adjoining Ocean Steamship Co.’s Wharves
Warren-Scharf Asphalt Paving Ca,
114 JOHN STREET. NEW YOKE.
Genuine Trinidad Asphalt
This Pavement has been thor
oughly tested in actual ser
vice and is found to possess
the following points of su
Ist. Cheaper than stone blocks equally well
2<l. Durability; the company guarantees tt
for a jieriod of yearn.
3d. Almost, noiseless under traffic.
4th. The cleanest pavement made.
Bth. A perfect sanitary pavement. Being im
pervious to w ater and tilth, it cannot exhale in
Hth. Easily and perfectly repaired when opened
to lay pipes, etc.
7th. Saves wear and tear of horses and
Bth. Being smoother, leas power Is required to
haul over it than any other pavement.
9th. It enhances the value of abutting prop
er! y more than any other pavement.
10th. It is therefore, all things considered, the
best and most economical pavement that can he
laid on any street, whether tne traffic is light, or
PULABKI HOUSE, - Savannah, Qa.,
Under New Management,
HAVING entirely refitted, refurnished and
' made such extensive alterations and re
pairs, we can justly say that our friends .and
patrons will find THE PULASKI first class in
every respect. The cuisine and service wilt tv,
of the highest character. WATSON 4 POWERS,
Proprietors, formerly of Charleston Hotel.
THE MORRISON HOUSE.
"VTEWLY fitted up offers pleasant South rooms
la and dxcellentlioard to those wishing regu
lar, t ransient. or table accommodations. Central
ly located on line of atreet cars, affords easy ao
cess to places of business, and hiiburljan resorts.
Prices moderate. Corner Broughton and Dray
ton streets, opposite Marshall House.
NEW HOTEL TOGNX,'
(formerly St. Mar Va.)
Newnan Street, near Bay, Jucksondlle, Fla.
WINTER AND BUMMER
tUHE MOST central House In the city. Neat
-1 Post Office, Street Cars and all Ferries.
New and Elegant Furniture. Electric Bells,
Baths, Etc. $3 80 to s.'i per day
JOHN B. TOGNt Proprietor,
O. IM VIS. M. A DAVIS.
Of. DAVIS SON,
Provisions. Grrain and Hay.
\LSO, FEED STUFF, RI( IE FLOUR, WHEAT
BRAN. BLACK COW PEAS, BLACK-EYE
PEAS, GEORGIA CROWDERS, CLAY BANK
PEAS, VIRGINIA and GEORGIA PEANUTS.
Orders by mall solicited. O. DAVIS 4 SON,
196 and 198 Bay street, Savannah, Ga.
GEO. W TIKDEMAN,
Grocer, Provision Dealer & Com’n Merchant,
NO. 161 BAY ST., SAVANNAH, OA.
Jas. E. Uradv. Jko. C. PeLettre,
Jas. E. Ghadt, Jr.
GRADY, DeLETTRE & CO.,
Successors to Holcombe. Grady 4 Cos.,
W HOI, UK ALE GROCERS, and dealers in
PROVISIONS, CORN, HAY, FEED, Era
Old Stand, corner Bay and Abercom streets,
CDMMISSION M EBOHANTS,
W. W. GORDON. F. D. BLOODWOftTH. BEIHNE GORDON*
W. W. GORDON & CO.,
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS;
Cotton, Rice, Naval Stores,
112 BAY STREET, - SAVANNAH, QA.
JOHN K. HARNETT. THOMAS F. STUBBS. *K. g.TISON.
Garnett, Stubbs & Cos.,
M BAY ST., SAVANNAH, GA.
Liberal advances mode on consignments of
A. £. HARTRIDGE,
BUYS and SET,!.); on commission all clans*
of Stocks and Bonds.
Negotiates loans on marketable securities.
New York quotations furnished by private
ticker every fifteen minutes.
WM. T. WILLIAMS. W. CUMMIMO.
W. T. WILLIAMS & CO. f
ORDERS EXECUTED on the New York. Chi
cago and Liverpool Exchanges. Private
direct wire to our office. Constant quotations
Lorn Chicago and New York.
COTTON EXCHAN CD FC.
FISII AND OYSTERS.
ESTABLISHED 1858. ~ ~
M. M. SULLIVAN,
Wholesale Fish and Oyster Dealer,
150 Bryan st. and 152 Bay lane. Savannah, Ga.
Fish orders for Cedar Keys received here have
< ROCK KRY, ETC.
GEO. W. ALLEN,
CROCKERY, CHINA AND GLASSWARE,
Nos. 165 and 161% Broughton Street,
SAVANNAH - GKOItGIA.
P. J. FALLON, ’
BLILDER AND CONTRACTOR,
22 DRAYTON STREET, SAVANNAH.
I ESTIMATES promptly furnished for building
Li of any class.
DO your own Dyomg, at home, with PEER
LESS DYES. They will dye everything.
They are sold every wliere. I Tice 10;. a package
-40 colors. They have no equal for strength,
brightness, amount in |>ackag-'H, or for fastness
of color, or non-fading qualities. They do not
crock or smut. For sale by B. V. Ulmer, M. D.,
Pliarmacist. conier Broughton and Houston
streets; P. B. Ram, Druggist and Apotho
carv, corner Jones and Abercoru streets;
Edward .1. KwrrKß, Druggist, comer Wes*
broad and SIOWWt streets.