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AFTER A BLACK FIEND.
▼ILLAINOUS ASSAULT UPON A
YOUNG GIRL AT POOLER.
Lula Klseman's Terrible Struggle
With a Negro—Poises Hunting the
Assailant With Shotguns and Win
chesters— The Girl Assaulted in Her
Home and is Rescued from Her As
sailant's Clutches By a Colored Man
—Two Families the Victims of the
Lula Kissman, the 17-year-old daughter
of Engineer Kissman, at Newton’s lumber
mill at Pooler, was the victim of a desper
ate assault by Walter Asbury alias Berrien,
a negro mill baud, yesterday afternoon.
All of Pooler was under arm; last night,
and half a dozen posses armed with shot
guns and Winchesters scoured the woods
all night for the perpetrator of the assault.
Sheriff Ronan and Chief of Police Green
were notified and the sheriff's deputies and
the police were notified to keep a lookout
ASSAULTED IN HER HOME.
The assault was committed at tho Kiss
mans' home on Newton street a I mut a quar
ter of a mile from the Pooler depot. The
father of the girl was at work: her mother
was visiting a neighbor, and the other
members of the family were awi.y,
leaving the girl alone in the
house. Asbury told a colored man at the
depot that he was goi g to Kiss mutt's house
to collect some money. A short time after
he had gone the girl’s cries were heard, and
the man whom Asbury told that he was
going to Kissrotn’s hurried thero and found
the girl struggling with the negro, who
sprang through a back door,and jumping a
fence started toward the woods.
A TERRIBLE STRUGGLE.
The girl was nearly unc .nscious. Her
clothing was torn from iic-r body. Her
face was terribly' beaten and gashed.
One eye was closed. The linger prints of
the negro wore on her neck, and
her cheeks were torn and b>eeding.
Her neck was so wrenched that she
was ur.ablo to turn her hoad. The neigh
bors were aroused, but in attending the in
jured girl her assailant w as allowed time to
escape. Dr. Bleakney was summoned, and
he found the girl in a dazed condition and
suffering from her wounds, but other than
the cuts and I ruises upon her head and body
she was unharmed.
FOUGHT LIKE A BRAVE GIRL.
The struggle must have lasted several
minutes. 'l'he floor and furniture were
covered with blood and the gill’s hands
were bloody where she fought her assailant.
The girl hersoif in her excited condition
could give but a vaguo account of the
After leaving the Kissman house Asbury
attacked Mrs. Grayson, about a quarter of
a mile from the scene of the tirsl a-saulr,
and beat her over the head with the
butt end of a gun which he seized
as lie entered tho house. Mrs. Grayson es
caped into the street, and Asbury raided
the house and armed himself with a double
barrel gun and a single barrel gun. lie
then went to the house of Mr. Walls, and
was a lout to assault Mrs. Walls, when
her husband entered the liousp, and Asbury
escaped into the woods in tho direction of
ARMED POSSES IN PURSUIT.
Armed posses were started in pursuit and
Dr. Bleakney and Mr. B. Hoih w ell came into
the city to notify authorities here. An
Eden dispatch to the Morning News last
night said that the pu: suers had passed
there. There is no tele, raph connection
with Pooler and no news could be bad from
there later than ti o’clock, when the fast
mail passed. Nearly all of Pooler was then
in pursuit of the negro.
Asbury is a large black man with a re
pulsive countenance and ugly manners. He
is well known at Pooler, where he had been
employed for some tune in Newton’s mill.
Before that he worked at Elen
and he is known in Savannah.
The victim of his a-sault is
a lather prepossessing and well developed
girl. Her father came to this country with
his family from Germany, and is engineer
at Newton’s mills, where Asbury also a
worked. The family is eminently respecta
ble and the assault causod tho greatest ex
citement. Tho threats of the people in pur
suit of Asbury indicate that he will be
lynched if he i9 caught.
SLAIN IN CLINCH COUNTY.
The Killing of E. J. Hicks at Hum
phreys Night Before Last.
The remains of K. J. Hicks, the locomo
tive engineer who was shot and killed near
Humphreys, Clinch county, on Friday by
W. C. Hicks, was brought to Savannah
last night over the Savannah, Florida and
Western railway, and was taken to the
residence of Mrs. E. J. Hicks on East Bro ,and
street, and will be buried to-day.
The particulars of the killing are meager,
but it is understood that tue deceased, w ho
was in the employ of J. J. McDonough as
a locomotive engineer at tiie Clinch mills,
had been dissipating and made a desp-rato
assault upon W. C. Hicas, in the employ of
the mills, who fired the fatal shot iu self
defense, the coro: er’s jurv yesterday find
ing the shooting justifiable.
The dead man was of middle age and was
of a disagreeable disposition when under
the influence of liquor. It is learneu that
he has been separated from his wife for the
last year and a half, the separation growing
out of liis wife swearing out a peace warrant
against him ia Justice Naughtia’scourt. He
gave bond to keep the peace and went up
to Clinch county, where ho had since been
employed. He was at ono time engineer of
a “pusher” in the .Savannah, Florida and
Western yards in this city, and before e lin
ing here had beeu employed as a locomotive
engineer on the Georgia Southern railroad.
He leaves five children, the oldest a sou of
15 or I#.
Mrs. Hicks, when she learned of the
tragic fate of her husband, went up to
Clinch county ad returned with tho re
mains last night. Since the separation she
has boen keeping a boarding house on East
Broad street, near the Savannah, Florida
and Western depot.
A BIG TIE CONTRACT.
150,000 Ties Required lor the Eden
Chief Engineer Dabney, of tho Central
railroad, who is receiving bids on crossties
for the Savannah and Western to Sterling,
said last night that a number of contractors
have been in Savanuah during the last two
davi making bids for furnishing the ties.
He has not opened the bids yet but
will do so Tuesday. The contract will
then be awarded, aud the con
tractor will be expected to push the
work vigorously. Capt. Dabiiev said
that it will require at least 150,000 ties
to build the line out to Sterling. They will
have to be finished within four or five
months’ time. The road is about graded as
far as Morrison, beyond the Ogcecheo.
There are fifty-two more miles of it to be
constructed before Sterling is reached.
There will lie about five trestles on the line,
besides small trestles on w eeks.
The Picnic <ff the Season.
The great prevailing question on every
tongue now is: “Are you going to the big
picnic?” “What picnic?” “Why B. H.
Lsvy & Bros.’ big Three Dollar Picnic to
morrow.” You seldom make money at a
Picnic. This one will bean exception; the
flops will enjoy it, parents will make money
at it. This is no humbug. See the pro
gramme on another page of to-dav’s News.
Full line of Ladies’ Tan Colored Oxfords
now opened at Nichols’.
. A acht Hats for Gents and Boys now
| opened at Nichols’, 133 Bronghton.
FRIDAY NIGHT'S SHOOTING.
The Pelot Woman's Story of the Af
fair-Pelot Yet at Large.
The colored woman, Mary Ida Pelot, who
was shot by her husband about 12 o'clock
i yesterday morning, inGwinnett street lane,
one door west of West Broad street, was
, resting quietly when a Morning News re
| porter called last night. With some diffi
culty she recounted the details of the at
tempt made upon her life by her hu hand,
She said that for the past three
weeks her fcusb.nd has been crosi and
continually complaining, and on Friday
morning when she a-kod him for money to
buy provisions for ;.i dinner and supper, he
took some money from his pocket and put
it on the safe, but shortly afterward
changed Ins mind, and put taechangein his
pocket aid went off. The woman was left
without a cent to get food for herself, and
son, a boy about 5 years Id.
Friday night the woman went over to the
house of a neighbor Hollingsworth, where
she staid an hour or two, and from there
she went to the house of Mary Gray in
IValdburg street lane on an errand. U hea
Pelot cam a homo and found his wife out, h
started to hunt I t he: and wont to tile
house of the Hollingsworth woman and in
quire! for her, saying lie was “going to lix
her to-night.” Shortly after he left his
wife returned, and was told by the Hol-
lingsworth woman of the tureats of Pelot.
ad her friend tried to persuade her to st iy
all night with her, but she
said no, she would go home, ,
anil her friend wont the greater piart of tho
way with her. When she g..t home she
went to bed, and later her husband came in
and asked her where she had b on. She
i id hi n, huthe said ue ha 1 asked tue Gray
woman, who had told him that ins
w ife had not been t.ore. ito was standing
by the bureau m the little bedroom, not
more than 5 by 10 foot, anil ho tur. e l an I
began iiring at the prostrate woman. She
■slid that a- lie turned she thought lie hail a
knife, and throw un her hand t >
protect her head, v hen the snot struck her
in the right shoulder, a”d almost i ..me
diately a so on 1 shot win fired, striking her
l i the right side. Her mother and Polot’s
brother, since arrested, ran to the door anil
began to clamor to got in. .Mary said that
her husband then faced the mirror of t ie
bureau, and, putting the muzzle of Ills re
volver to his breast, snapped tho weapon,
but it failed to discharge. He then leaped
through the window into a little side lane
and ran inti Gwinnett street lane, afid
made his escape. He has not yet been cap
Dr. Shoftall was called shortly after the
slio ting and treated tue wounded woman.
The wound in the side is serious and she
may not recover. She says that her hus
band bos of ten threatened to Kill her and
then kill himself, hut he had nude the
threats so ofteu that she did not t link he
would do her any harm. The neighbors
sav that lie was inordinately jealous of his
wife, and could net even tolerate her talk
ing to a female friend, and she was continu
ally under his espi lingo, although she was
a reputable and industrious woman.
"Maj.” Pelot, the brother wno was ar
rested and hold for sale keeping, is not be
lieved to have hail auy kriowlo Ige of or
complicity in the crime. The family saj'
that he in not bright, a id is in poor health,
hut suspicion was directed toward him tie
cause hu was seen walking backward and
forward at the entrance of the lane wlmn
David Pelot v.a, in search ol' his wife earlier
in tho evening. Mary Pelot says that her
husband was not under tho lull iniico of
liquor, but acted as if he were under great
ANOTHER OF BELL'S VICTIMS.
A Lunatic Wants to Build a Church of
a Single Plank.
Catharine Jones (colored) was found wan
dering aimlessly in a swamp yesterday and
was brought to the ordinary’s office, where,
on a charge of lunacy preferred by John
Williams, the woman was sent to jail for
safe keeping. She is about TS years of ago,
and it is said wanted to drown herself in tho
Spenc r Washington (colored) was
brought into the barracks at 3 o’clock yes
terday morning by Officer Eivers, of the
Ocean steamship police. Washington was
wardering aimlessly about the wharves
with a piooe of plank, ab ut three foot in
length, in i is hand, and when asked what
lie intended to do with it he
said he intended to build n church
in which he would preach the true gospel.
Mayor Schwarz turned him over to tue or
dinary, who lodged him in jail for safe keep
ing. Both cases will be taken up during
the week, as soon as the jail physician, Dr.
T. B. Chisholm, reports on them, and an in
quest of lunacy wilt be held.
Washington is al out 45 years of age, and
is said to he ore of Dupont Bell’s followers,
who came down here from Liberty couuty,
and under whose teachings his mind be
IN THE CRIMAL COURT.
Theßecord of Thofts, Assault and Per
jury Taken From the Dockets.
Henry Wright was committed to jail
yesterday by Justioe Reynolds on a charge by
Hazard Small, living on the Augusta road,
of tho larceny of a vest. Before being com
mitted Small identified the vest worn by
Wright as the lost property, aud the pris
oner was compelled to take it off aud sur
render it to Small.
Tony Butler, convicted in the city court
last Wednesday of an assault upon Mary
Sense, took out a warrant yesterday
against the woman for false swearing in
Justice Reynolds’court, and Officer Gail
lard had Margaret Haywood arrested ou a
warrant issuing from Justice Kndres’ court
for obstructing legal process in attempting
Marv’s arrest at Margaret’s house. The
parties, who are all colored, gave bond for
a hearing during the week.
The following cases were disposed of at
Justice Sheftall’s court yesterday: Win.
Stokes, prosecuted by his wife for beating
and misdemeanor. He was given an exam
ination and discharged. John Bird (col
ored), prosecuted by John Walker, for
assault and battery, was release 1 on bond.
Frank Dewillis, prosecuted by Joseph
Simmons for assault aud battery, was re
leased on bond.
William Norris, a colored tin roofer in
the employ of Turner tho roofer, while
at work on the roof ot the two
story frame building No. 102 State
street yesterday afternoon, was thrown
down by the breaking of a steplad
der, and fell about 20 feet, striking his head
on the brick wall of a building on the west
side. He was not seriously injured.
Theodore lladeriek’s confectionery store,
No. 110 Broughton street, is believed t!
have been robbed last night. At 12:30
o’clock, as Patrolman George Bossed was
making his rounds, he found one of the
front windows brok n. Shortly after
ward ono of the burglar alarm patrol
discovered the broken window and blew his
whistle which brought a mounted police
man to the spot, and he left Patrolman
Bossell in charge of the place until Mr.
Raderick could be notified. A stranger,
who was passing, said that a young colored
boy was seen ruimiug away from the plac?
just before the arrival of the patrolman. It
is not known whether auy of the contents
of the store were removed.
Odd Fellows Off for Rome.
Savannah Odd Fellows will be well repre
sented at the grand lodge at Rome this
week. A largo number have already gone
aud more will go this morning. The lodge
will be in session two days. Among tho
officers who go from Savannah are Grand
Treasurer J. S. Tyson, Grand Marsh IJ.
H. H. Osborne and Grand Guardian Isaac
THE MORNING NEWS* SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 1880.
NO TAX ON Thß FARMERS.
They May Sell Their Produce Without
No more tax on the farmers. There is no
law for it. Alderman Harris spent several
hours yesterday perusing the city code and
he did not find anything that provided for
the exacting of a market fee from the farm
ers who sell their own produce around the
market or on the streets. He will make
that report to council Wednesday night,
and it is likely that entirely different in
structions will be given the market clerk.
For a considerable time Clerk Maddox
has liecn collecting a tax from the farmers,
who sell in carts, from the west side of the
market down to Franklin square. The
farmers have complained about it, and
many of them have quit coming to town to
sell produce on account of it. A large
number of them came to marxet yesterda.,
but the army f hucksters monopolized The
we t am side of tie market and t ie farmers
had to back up their carts on St. Julian
street, between the market and Jeffeison
A merchant said that this should not be
allowed. There is an ordinance against it,
All hucksters selling In the Savannah market
shall sell inside of the market, and it shall be
unlawful for any person other than farmers
who sell their owu produce to sell on the outside
of the Savannah market.
Under the caption “Maket Riles and
Regulations” is the following paragraph:
Country carte and wagons shall be stationed
on the west side of the market, commencing at
the southwest corner and extending around to
ti e main entrance on Bryan street: vegetable
and other market vehicles on the east, extend
ing around to the main extrance on Bryan
street: butchers will be allowed to unload their
wagons on the Congress street front.
The farmers were completely rated ou‘.
of their market places yesterday. Over
fifty hucksters, vho had purchased produce,
wore com fort ably seat si along ihe side
walk with their Ixiskets and b ixes in
front of them, The huckster, however
convenient to he market, is a great annoy
ance to the farmer. They get to hii cart
first in the morning an 1 hmg around it,
crowding every body else, so that they mav
purchase tho farmers’ produce and resell it
for twice wnat the |ieople who attend
market would nave to pay, if they bought
directly from the farmers.
’’here is also au ordinance against re
selling, the penalty for a violation of which
is S3O. it reads:
A tine of S3O will be inflicted on any person
who may hereafter be convicted before the
police court for selling or olfering. or attempt
ing to sell, at or near the public market of Sa
vannah. auy ln-at. iish or poultry, game or w il l
fowl, eggs, vegetables, fruit, butter, or any
other article or commodity or provision of any
kind usually brought to uiarketjor sale ;thero,
and which such persons may have bought at or
near said market at any time before such re
sale, or offer, or attempt to resell.
•Several farmers from E.fingham county
and also from Bryan county were very
much delighted yesterday at the idea of
being permitted to come in and dispose of
their produco without a tax. They are
giad also that there is an ordinance pro
viding against hucksters purcuadng prod
uce from them and reselling it. 'One of
them said that 'it will probably be
a means of driving hucksters out
and the farmers may be able to
dispose of their truck directly to the
people who attend market. Tue farmers
say that they much prefer to trade with tho
citizens than with the hucksters. They
think that if the hucksters are kept fro m in
front of the carts, people will patronize
ihem, anu tho trad? will thus be built up.
“Tin so who attend market,” said a
merchant, “can see at once that it is a
benefit to them to buy direct from tho
farmers, and they should insist on having
the ordinance prohibiting reselling en
Mayor Schwarz is in favor of giving the
farmers all the eucourgement which the
city can consistently give to them. If Ue is
aware, said the merchant, that there is any
infraction of the law, ho will promptly pun
ish the offender.
UPLAND COTTON ALL RIGHT.
The Caterpillar Likely to Play Havoc
with the Sea Island Crop.
The advices from the growing cotton
crop continue very go h! for the upland
cotton, but fqr sea islands they are not
so good. The reports from Middle Florida
say that the caterpillar is appearing there
iu great numbers, but as yet the pest has
not done any material damage. The great
est complaint is from tiie am .unt of shed
ding, that is, where the bottom fruiting
drops off from t e effects of too much rain.
The returns from the islands on tiie
South C iro’ma coast, however, show that
tho caterpillar is very numerous, and is
doing great damag ~ and with conlinuoui
rains will increase very rapidly. The
Charleston .Yews and Courier prints sev
eral repor.s about the appearance of tho
cotton fiend, and also priuts a couple of
interviews with Charleston merchants in
which they express surprise at its being
stated that there was no preventive of
the ravages of the insect. It is claimed that
Paris green is sure death if used
properly, and the only proper way to use it
is to dust it through a crocus bag, and the
finer the dust the better it will be for killing
The letters now arriving sav that the
rains have been general this month all over
tiie south, but that as yet they have not hurt
the upland crop, aud there is even vet more
danger from a sudden cessation of ram,
and a dry, hot spell setting in, which would
causa more or less rusting. It is believed,
however, by some cotton men, that rnstis
not always the fault of the weather, but is
more the result of poverty of the lands,
aad occurs where the soil is dry aud very
Rice planters report the growing crop of
rice iu excellent condition aud that rains so
far have rather helped the plant than other
wise, and if thero should not come any
stormy weather in tho next forty days a
magnificent crop will be the result.
THE COTTON MILL BOOM.
The Subscriptions Increasing and the
Stock About Made Up.
The subscriptions to the Savannah Cotton
Mill stock are increasing and Maj. War
field said yesterday that if those who hare
small monthly savings to invest will sub
scribe to a few shares each, the amount will
soon be made up. He reports the result of
the past week’s work quite satisfactory,
and is much encouraged at the chances of
Maj. Warfield cited the history of the
Trion Cotton Factory of Chattooga county,
of which a local paper says it “speaks vol
umes for the south as the coming manufac
turing eentorof thisoouutry. Eleven years
ago the mill was destroyed by fire, and was
rebuilt by tho present company, which then
had i 250,000 capital. Last week the com
pany published a petition for an amended
charter allowing an increase of its capital
stock to $520,000. This increase is to be
made out of the earuiags of the mill. Iu
addition to this addition of $270,000 to the
capit .1 stock, $225,000 has been distributed
in dividends, and many thousands of dollars
expended in improvements, such as a brick
store, a brick gin house, anew race, numer
ous dwellings for employes, etc.”
This, said Maj. Warfield, is the history of
many of the well managed cotton mills of
the south, aud should eacourag * the people
to subscribe to the stock iu the Savannah
Bright eyes, healthy complexion, and a
vigorous system result from using Angos
tura Bitters. Sole manufacturers, Dr. J.
G. B. Siegert & So is. At all druggists.
Change in Tybee Schedule.
On and after Monday the Tybee railroad
will operate the following schedule on week
days: Leave Savannah 9:80 a. hi., 2:80, 5:40
and 7:40 p. m.; returning, leave Tybee 7a.
m. ,12 noon, ti: 10 and 9p. in. Tho Sunday
schedule remains as heretofore.
I VIRTUE IX THE ELIXIR.
THE OLD COLORED MAN BRTAN'B
STIFF JOINTS LIMBERING.
The Patient Able to Straighten His
Legs, Which He Has Not Been Able
to Do in a Long While—A Soreness
From the Treatment the Only Incon
With the New Discovery in Other
Cities and the Results.
The old color..i man, Nat Bryan, who
was treated with the Brown-Sequard elixir
Fr.day afternoon, was seen last night, aud
he said that he has not felt a single pain in
his rheumatic arm since the treatment, and
he can now use the arm, raising it readily
to his shoulder and head, something he said
that he was unable to do before the eiixir
treatment. He has not had any rheumatic
pains in his right leg since F. iday after
noon, and he ea r J liit the lag without pain,
whereas, before,he had to lift it up gradually
with his hand.
Before the elixir injection Bryan suffered
excruciating pains in the joint of his left
knee, but he sai i that they have entirely
disa; peared, and ihe greatest inconvenience
is frdm the feeling of s ireness where the
needle was insited in his left log, as the
elixir does not app -artohave been so readily
absorbed as it was in tho arm a id right leg.
HELPED BY THE TREATMENT.
The old man was closely questioned as to
his condition, a I he said that it could not
be denied that his right arm and leg had
been helped, and the pain in the loft knee
joint was gone, bat he seemed to be appre
hensive of the soreness, and a flaxseed
poultice was pre critied to relievo it.
Quite a number of people went to see the
old man yesterday. Ho was asked if he in
tended to be treated again with the elixir,
and he replied t’aat he wanted to wait and
see wiiat wr.ul i come of the soreness
about the place where one of the injections
was made, an l if that passed off without
a-iv trouble and Ids present improved con
dition was maintained, he would try it
Bryan was certainly one of the most pro
nounced rheumatic patients ever experi
mented on, ns he was as full of pains and
cramps ns over Prospero’s servant in the
cave was afflicted by the magic of his mas
A HARD CASE TO TACKLE.
Brvan, who is a earponter from Gaines
ville, has been a victim, of rheumatism for
the past two years, and as he says himself
so afflicted that often he would fall helpless
when he would attempt to walk. His sur
roundings are not such as to raa <e the elixir
experiment favorable,for he occupies a small
room, which was heated last night beyond
biood heat by a fire in the open fi e place,
where a laundry woman, who had been
giving him lodging, has been ironing ail of
yesterday. Tho old man said that he did
not want to go to the hospital, because he
had been there, and the treatment did not
Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania physi
cians are continuing their experiments with
the elixir, and varied results have followed.
Among Cincinnati physicians. Dr. Loog
fell >w reports decided signs of improvi
inent in one of three patieuts treated
lad Thursday. Dr. Geppert reports a re
markable change for tho better in a woman
afflicted with heart, trouble, and of six
patients treated by Dr. Mott, he met with
success only in one case, the patient having
had St. Vitus' dance. A Mrs. H&ibock, of
Newport, Ky., ha- entirely recovrod from
rheumatism forty-eight hours after the
treatment. Dr. .Marcus of Cincinnati
says that some irritation ami inflammation
follow ail hypodermic injections, followed
laughs at the bacillus theory.
Dr. Fletcher of Indianapolis, and other
physicians of that city, after experiments,
say that the elixir acts like a nutriment,
but has no remarkable stimulating effect.
Dr. Fletcher scouts at the idea that bacillus
of consumption has been developed in the
elixir extract and that no bacillus tuber
culosis exists in the elixir from lamb
glands whether immediately after the
elixir has beau compressed or later.
Throe tests made at Cireleville, 0.,
Thursday were unfavorable. There was an
invigorating effect after some hours, fol
lowed bv relap-e and high fever. John
Read, a Petersburg, (Ind.) man, bent with
rheumatism, claims to have been cured by
the injection of half a drachm of the elixir.
Seven experiments at Lawrenceburg,
Ind., proved valuless, and the physician
who tried it on himself was made quite sick
and all complained of severe sorcueas about
the seat of fhe injections.
Three physicians of Xenia, 0., tried the
elixir Thursday oa as many patients, all
old and well-known citizens, aad rheumatic
sufferers. One was entirely relieved of
pain, a seen.id partiallv relioved and the
third was not much benefited. They ali
want to be treated again.
RELIEVED IN HALF AN HOUR.
At Hartford city two physicians, by the
use of the elixir, cured a victim of rliema
tism, one of whose limbs had boen par
alyzed for twelve yean, and S. S. Correll,
a wealthy real estate agent of that place’
was relieved of rheumatic pain in half an
hour after treatment. Chief of Police Kaiu
of Liberty, Ind., was relieved of.pain after
George Robertson of Mount Carmel, 0.,
given up by his physicians from inflamma
tion of the bowels was given an injection
of the elixir in the breast when unconscious,
rallied shortly alter and was given a second
injection in ihe arm. He moved and com
plained of the pain. He lived all the next
day, but died that night.
A Lafayette (Ind.) dispatch savs that a
shoecutter by tho name of Goldy, for eigh
teen mouths paralyzed from his hips and nvu,
and unable to lift his feet from tue floor,
was able to walk after treatment, and said
that ir a year and u half he had not any
sense of feeling in his toes until the elixir
The wife of W. J. Morden, general mana
ger of the -Mor ton Frog aud Crossing Works
of Cnicago, writing from Indianapolis, says
that her her husband, who has been unable
to walk from a stroke of paralysis rec ived
eigh . months ago, in an nour after treat
ment arose and walked about the room.
SEEN THROUGH THE MICROSCOPE.
The experiments of Dr. A. Miesse of
Lima, 0., with the microscope, will be of
interest, not only to the laity, who should
not attempt to experiment ou themselves,
but also of interest to the members of tue
profession, that they may be careful to see
tba- the elixir is pure. Dr. A. Miesse pre
pared some of the elixir, and to remove all
impurities he passed it through filtering pa
per and began his microscopic examination,
aud found it pure. His examinations were
repeated every fifteen minutes, and at
forty-five miuutes from the time the
elixir dropped from the filter he
discovered cells; one hour, germ of bacteria
in small numbers (tnicrozymes); one h ur
aud fifteen minutes, many of them, and
bioplasm; one hour and a half a perfect
mass of living animals. In making this re
port the doctor does not wish ta be under
stood as declaring that the elixir is not a
useful medicine, but wishes to make public
his tests, so that other physicians may be on
their guard, f r if the elixir is not pure its
use would be followed by dangerous results.
CHARLESTON DOWN ON BROWN-SKQUA.RI).
Charleston physicians do not take much
stock iu the new discovery. The Ac ws cnul
Courier says that apart from the wonder of
tho discovery, some interest attaches to Dr.
Brow.i-Sequard’s uersonahtv in Charleston.
He is rememtiered there by the medical
faculty as a brilliant and daring lecturer on
vivisection at the medical college during
the year 1859, and he is remembered by
citizens at large as the eulogist of Charles
Sumner and the slanderer of Preston S.
Dr. R. A. Klnloch, perhaps the most dis
tinguished surgeon in South Carolina, briefly
and tersely answered ilia inquiries of a re
porter as to the value aud significance of
“I would prefer to express no opinion in
regard t > th? matter. Personally i have no
experience with it. and moreover I do not
tbir.k the subject one to be dCcussed in the
secular press. I know the northern papers
are discas-iing the matter.but I think todo so
is only to cater to a disgusting, maudlin
sentiment. I am surprised that there are
respectable physicians who will lend their
aid to such improper notoriety. Already
physicians are being questioned even by re
fined women as to the elixir. lam inclined
to the belief that the public are too curious
upon matters which should be left for the
pr fession. It is enough for physicians to
decide in all cases wht-er the medical sub
ject proposed should or should not be
talked of publicly.”
\V. A. Tolle of Atlanta is here.
A. Lazaru of Macon is in the city.
W. R. Wilson of Tallahassee is here.
Thos. J. Agaew of Fernandina is here.
John T. Brantley of Marietta is in the
J. B. Edge of Lake City, Fla., is in the
W. G. Fox of Dothan, Ala., is in the
Charles H. Mobley of Atlanta is in the
J. H. Martin, Esq., of Talbotton is in
J. C. Prendergast of Waycross is in
It. T. Ste lman of Winston, N. C., is in
J. T. Flourney and his son Frank are in i
K. It. Murrell of Jacksonville, Fla., fs in
Dr. V. J. W ard came in from Waycross
J. B. Harrison came in from Columbus
A. Pridgen of Willinghan e tme up to the
city yesto: day.
Mrs. John E. Wilkes of Valdosta came up
to the city yesterday.
H. F. Duuwoody of Brunswick came up
to Savannah yesterday.
A. M. Boles and J. H. Baxley of Nota
sulga, Ala., are in the city.
E. O. Ilogan and George S. Offerman
of Oilerman are in the city.
A. N. Davenport left yesterday on the
Chattahoochee for New York.
Gaorgo J. Ballwin left for Niagara last
uight by the Central railroad.
Mrs. R. W. Adams left for Atlanta last
night via the Central railroad.
E. F. White imb left yesterday on the
Chattahoochee for a trip nortn.
Mrs. W. W. Rogers left for the north
yesterday on the C.iattahoochee.
J. R. Einstein left for Now York yester
day via the Atlantic Coast June.
A. L. Falk and Miss Falk left for the
north yesterday on the Chattahoochee.
M. Grauwauld of New Orleans is visiting
his uncle.' E. Dryfus, on Jones street.
Mrs. W. W. Carhill left for Henderson
ville yesterday via the Central railroad.
Mr. James P. Murphy left yesterday
morning via the Central road for Alacoi^,
Hon. Thos. B. Felder, Jr., and J. B.
Saunders came down from Dublin yester
E. J. Kelly, a popular Augusta young
man, is on a short visit to friends in the
O. H. Nolan and wife came up from
Jacksonville yesterday and stopped at the
B. M. Garfunkle left for Suwannee
Spring yesterday to spend the balance of
W. McHarrie left yesterday on the Chat
tahoochee for New York, w'hence he will
sail for Europe.
Miss Rosa McKenzie left yesterday morn
ing via the Charleston and Savannah rail
way for Allendale, S. C.
E. M. Sostman, the head of Alt mayor's
dress goods department, left on the steamer
Tallahassee Friday for a month’s vacation
in the north.
Director Brandt of the Telefair academy
has returned to New York ou the steamer
City of Rome. While abroad he purchased
three pictures for the academy.
Dr. J. H. White came up yesterday from
Sapolo where ho w,s struck by lightning a
few day i ago. He stopped at St. Joseph’s
Infirmary during the day, and left for
Miliedgeville lust night.
A. M. West and bis daughter Edith, who
were thrown from a bugzy in a runaway
Wednesday morning, at Beaulieu, are both
very much bettor. The injuries of neither
are as serious as was first supposed they
Mr. and Mrs. William K. Pearce, Mrs.
Eliza Pearce and Miss Alice McCall left
last night by the Central railroad for a
pleasure trip to Indianapolis, lad. Ou their
return thev will visit Cincinnati, Chatta
nooga and Memphis.
M. J. Barrett, who was a delegate from
the St. Patrick’s Total Abstinence and Be
nevolent Society to the Catholic temper
ance convention at C!e. eland, 0., was an
active representative of the St. Patrick’s
organization. He remained in the conven
tion until it adjourned, and is enthusiastic
over tho work it accom pliehed.
THE FORDS' NEW PEOPLE.
The Rehearsals for Next Thursday
Miss Eleanor Tyndale, who is to take part
in the Fords’ performance Thursday night,
is expected from New York by to-day’s
steamer. She is accompanied by
her mother, and will remain here
a couple of weeks or more. Mis3
Tyndale has been with the Booth-Barrett
combination for the last two seasons, and
was Modjeska’s leading lady during her
recent sucoessful tour. She made her (Isbu!
in London with Genevieve Ward four years
ago, and is one of the brightest
actresses on the stage. She is
a daughter of H. C. Tyndale, president of
the Missouri Midland railroad, and is a
niece of Heury Villiard, the present mill
ionaire president of tho Northern Pacific.
Miss Tyndale and Miss Arthur will form
a duo of the strongest leading ladiss that
the Fords have ever had. Miss
Arthur has become a favorite with Savan
nah people and her re-appearance with the
Fords will be hailed with delight.
The rehearsals for Act 111, of “Juliu3
Ciß3ar,” in which Lawrence Hanley
will appear as “Marc Antony,”
will be continued to-morrow and every
night until the performance. The coin -dy,
“True Friendship, or a Long strike,” which
will be p.ayed in connection with
the Shakespearean piece, is one of
Dion Boucicault’s best comedies, and
it is especially adapted to the cast by which
it will be given. Mr. Hanley will play an
Irish co nedy part, aud the Doyles, Estill,
Fleming, Sean lan and other members of
tho association are iu the cast. The sale of
seats will begin Tuesday morning.
J. O. SMITH'S VILLAGE.
A Little Town Growing Up East of
J. O. Smith is building five handsome
two-story dwellings oa Wheaton street,
southeast of the city limits, and he is mov
ing the four blocks, already built, twelve
feet back with a view to building
a sidewalk along his entire frontage
He contemplates building a little
town out there, with a water works system
from his artesian well, and he says that he
proposes to put in a gas machine," so that he
can supply his own residence and the new
buildings he is putting up with gas. Ho
has volunteerej to furnish a site for the
new Savannah cotton factory, aud take his
pay iu the stock of the factory.
1 lldrer t! Bhoes cheap ** over at Nichols’.
125 Broughton. •
ALL ABOUT THR3B FINGERS.
The Earrig-an Case to Go to the
Supreme Court Again.
The Harrigan damage case is to go hack
to the supreme court before entering on its
fourth trial, as R. R. Richards, Esq., coun
sel for Harrigan, informed the court re
porter of the Morning News yesterday
that he will immediately take the case to
the supreme court, under instructions of
his ciient, on a writ of error, alleging that
J udge Falligant committed error iu setting
aside the verdict.
The status of the case is that James Har
rigan sued t e Savannah, Florida and
V estern Railway Company for damages for
the loss of three fingers while operating a
buzz saw in the company’s shops. The jury
ou the first trial gave him a verdict for
s3,Tail. Ou the company’s motion Judge
Adams, then on the superior court bench,
granted anew trial, and a jury gave
Harrigan a verdict for ?4,','40. The case was
takun to the supreme court on au appeal and
came back on error ot law, and a third
trial was had, plaintiff securing a verdict
for f3,3d0. To defendant’s motion for a
new trial coming oveer under Judge Falli
gant’s incumbency of the office, the c urt
sitting in review granted a fourth trial, not
assigning .Sis reason.
It is claimed that while the court trying
the case might hat e granted anew tr.al
without assigning a reason, using his dis
cretion as having heard the evidence and
argument, J udge Faliigant, sitting in re
view, as in the cate of the supreme court,
should not have set aside tho verdict, ex
c ut upon the assignment of reasons for the
judgment entered up, and upon this ground
of objection tho -case goes back to tho
A MILL WITHOUT RULES.
Two Sullivan and Kilrain Imitators
Made Things Lively for a While.
Joe Simmons and Walter Binyard, two
colored bootblacks, had a fight ala Sulli
van in a lane near the City Exchange yes
terday afternoon to the detriment of the
latter’s wearing apparel. The fight drew a
crowd of spectators. A number climbed
the staging adjoining, running the risk of
breaking their necks, in order to get a good
view of the mill.
Binyard calculated on coming out a sure
winner in the fight, but he evidently did not
know that the enemy w as so well organized.
The two combatants were averse to give the
first blow, and both started to solve the
perpetual motion puzzle by maneuvering
with their fists. O.e end of the lane was
soon packed with a crowd of all denomina
tions, intensely watching the proceedings.
Not a policeman was in sight. Simmoussuc
eceded in giving his oppo enta pretty hard
lick on his cranial envelope, but that was
impervious to physical force, and Binyard
immediately blurted out: “Huh, that ain’t
nutfin’. Dat’s my head, nigger.” The
crowd agreed with him.
The wily Binyard then commenced to do
his enemy iu brown up in the same color,
with a sprinkling of claret by terrific
rushes, hut he was met every time with
sledge-hammer bio *3 from Simmons.
Things were coining to a crisit, and it
was plain that eituer one of them had to
succumb and tnrow up the sponge. Some
one shouted “police,” a id the fight stopped,
only to commence again. They then hugged
and the wool began t > flv. Both held on to
oacu with the tenacity of bulldogs, and it
required two colored men to separate them.
“To the victor belongs the spoils” ma
apply in some cases, but the spoils that
Binyard left behind him on the battlefield
would only do for cleaning locomotives.
It is a Curious Fact
That the body is now more susceptible to
benefit from medicine than at any other sea
son. Hence the importance of taking Hood’s
Sarsaparilla now, wheu it will do you the
most good. Tt is really wonderful for puri
fying and enriching tne blood, creating an
appetite and giving a healthy tone to the
whole system. Be sure to get’Hood’s Sarsa
parilla, which is peculiar to itself.
Why so Many Persons Wear Glasses.
In former years the science of optics, as ap
plied to tne human eye, was so little under
stood that when a child complained of her eyes,
or could not see well to study her lesson, she
was centered. Also many severe headaches
aud pains in and about the eyes of older per
sons were incurable.
Science has male such advance that, with
lenses properly adjusted to tne eye. such per
sons can obtain comfort, often giving a wonder
ful relief aud increase or vision. Tne optician.
Dr. M. Schwab, No. Hi Bull street, has made a
special study and thoroughly understands the
examination of the eyes, prescribing and man
ufacturing the most complicated lenses and
frames. He devotes his whole attention to the
specialty of fitting spectacles and eyeglasses.
No charge for examination.
The time is at hand for planting white
cabbage, rutabaga turnips, beets, etc.
Chatham county is noted for the finest
vegetable crops in the country. The reason
for this is our gardeners realize the neces
sity of buying nothing but the best seeds,
which they obtain from J. T. Shuptrine &
Bro., who are headquarters iu the south for
fresh and reliable seeds of all kinds
Orders by mail have same careful attention
os if bought in person. J. T. Shuptrine &
Bro., 185 Congress street.
Dime Savings Bank.
The Dime Savings Bank of the Title
Guarantee and Loan Company, at 135 Con
gress street, is doing a rushing business, and
Mr. Hackect, the cashier, has his time fully
occupied in receiving deposits. Nearly 1,500
names are now carried on the books of the
bank, and the list is being augmented daily.
The Title Guarantee Cos unany loans
money on the monthly installment plan, or
for fixed periods, as the borrower may pre
fer. .Several houses have been built or pur
chased for patrons of the institution, the
monthly installments being very little if
any, larger than the parlies would ordi
narily pay as rent.
John J. Gross, formerly with G. Eckstein
& Cos., desires to inform his friends that he
can now be found at Jackson, Metzger &
Co.’s, corner Broughton and Whitaker
streets, where ho will be pleased to see
Having just landed in New York from a Savan
nah steamer, writes to a friend- “The voyage
was a rough one, but I enjoyed it immensely!
Contrary to ray usual experience at sea, 1 was
not seasick at all. and lam satisfied that my
bottle of ‘Antimigraine’ was the good an -el
which saved me from that terrible ordeal You
cau recommend it to any of our friends who
contemplate the voyage."
Sparkling, Pure, Delicious.
The great Rochester Beer is conceded in
New York where all Beers are sold to be
superior to them all, and as the par excel
lence of a healthy, palatable and delicious
article. For sale by all first class grocers
Made only by the Richester Brewing
Company of Rochester, N. Y., and sold
mily in bottles For sale by John Lvons
& Cos., J. McGrath, S. W. Branch, W G
Cooper, Moehlenbrock & Dierks and John
WOOD AND COAL.
WOOD & COAL,
OF ALL KINDS.
DENIS J. MURPHY,
Office, 7 Drayton street. Citizens’ Bank Building.
YA N*' CENTS A WEEK will have the
V A MORNING NEWS delivered at
your house early EVERY MORN-
* bates s. m u
Our Fifth Annual
Sale, the most s UC S&?®
our experience, will sSmfi
brougnt to a close. Thft
strumeuts still on aan<i
sisting of secorpi a, w Coa "
Pianos and Organs*
have been thoroua hIV
vated in our reoair
must be closed out at ° n ma ‘
terms as they wish. T S
who need instruments now
but are not ready “4 S
ones, can buy a second-hand
bargain and exchange HI
for any style desired.’ ife
one wishes to trade for
thing from a second-hand
Melodeon to a Chiokerte
Grand Piano, we can g
him every time. SUit
**** * * ♦ ,
Our tuners are the host that moMT
and experience can employ. Our re
pairers have been educated i n the Lad
mg factories. Our “giant” movers
are expeits in their line. Probablv
your Piano needs attention now. Send
us your order, u
M. *M. M.: I> nr ART M?TL AbTs.mh’
Everything in the Music Li
THE LATEST OVERHTTACi
THE LATEST FOLIOS
BAY STATE MANDOLINES.
LOUDEN OATES SI E
M. & M. DEPARTMENT.
GROHM & DOOMS,
137 BROUGHTON ST.
WE have received during the past week thj
following lines of seasonable goods:
50 pieces French finished Satinos, beautiful
styles and colors, at 15c. yard.
Chambrays and Ginghams
120 pieces Chambrays.in plains, stripeds, solid
colors and new side bands, at 1214 c. yard.
80 pieces tine Plaid ami Striped Ginghams, all
new tints and styles, at 10c. yard.
100 dozen Gents’ Unlaundered Shirts, mads
from good cotton, linen bosom and bands, com
tinuous stay back and front, perfect fitting, al
75 dozen Gents" Unlaundered Shirts, plaited
bosom, extra long and extra lerge bodies.
Can’t be matched anywhere less than sl. W*
sell them at 75c. each.
Umbrellas and Parasols*
300 Gloria Silk Umbrellas, gold mounted
handles, at §1 50; would be cheap at $2 50.
A full line of finer grades in Gloria, Puritan
and Twilled Silks, in oxidired, silver and goid
N. B.—A full line of Ladies' Lockstitch Musltf
CEOHAI & DOOIEB
Those new and stylish Side Band and Empir
Toile Du Nord Ginghams.
JACKSON, METZGER & Cl
Successors to I. DASHER & CO.
From the American Musician, New I°’
April 8. ..
THE experience of American * e n
European piano makers with nr.
von Bulo.v is that he is a man very n
please, with an uncontrollable habit a J
exactly and precisely what he thinks, espe
when he is displeased. , m
We will not refer to the warm euio&'tiixj
von Bulow has expressed privately w
friends, critics, musicians as to tne •
piano, nor will we express any (
favorable opinion, which might, com Y
musical paper supported by Messrs- L. '
expected as natural, whether right or
We will content ourselves with saying t a c
whole New York press and all the mustciaMac
enthusiastic over the grandeur, the and
intellectuality, the high musicianly charac
Bulow's playing, anl we will draw iro blq
fact the logical moral that to have enabl
to Droduce such a result, such an effect up l -'
auditors, the instrument he played
have been a masterpiece, and as an editor
the New York .Sun truly says, wondro"
tho quality of it* sound, in its power * na _..
onaoce, far surpassing all 'fgzrsD.
MR. H. R. ALTICK, the 64th
Drawn in Davis Bros’. Piano CluD
DAV I S BROS.,
42. 44 and 46BULL ST., BAVANNAH, OA,