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CHATHAM’S LIGHT VOTE.
ONLY 2,260 VOTES CAST ON A
REGISTRATION OF OVER 4 GOO.
The Election One of the Quietest Ever
Held In Bavannah~-Hardeman Leads
the State Ticket—The Senatorial Vote
and the Vote for Representatives—
The Republicans Turn Out John
H. Deveaux Complimented for Gov
ernor—The Vote by Boxss —The Con
The election yesterday for ?tate officers
and members of the general assembly was
one of the most orderly that has occurred in
Chatham county for years. t
The new arrangements prevented
crowding at the polls and facil
itated matters very much for both
managers and voters. The voting stands
accommodated only two persons at one
time, and as a ballot was deposited the voter
was required to move on and make room
for someone else, and by this means all the
confusion that has heretofore characterized
elections in Savannah was avoided.
The polls opened promptly at 7 o’clock,
and voting was rather slow during the
morning hours. Between 2 and 3 o'clock,
however, the business men and clerks began
to arrive, and the managers and list keepers
were kept busy during that period. From
that hour until the closing of the polls at 6
o’clock things were rather quiet.
candidates on the ground.
The democratic candidates for the legis
lature were on the ground the better part
of the day, using their endeavors to have as
large a vote polled as possible, aid Maj.
Ryals was particularly active in this res
pect, spending the entire day at the oourt
house, and and mg good work for the ticket.
Tne republican candid ites spent the day
at the polls also, and, heelers,
were exhorting the colored brother to cast
his vote for the grand old partv which had
made him a citizen and endowed him with
the right of franchise. Very few white
votes were cast for the negro candidates,
much to their discomfiture, as they expected
that in the light of recent events, their
w hite republican brothers would turn out
and show by their votes that they were still
true to the principles < f the g. o. p. H >me
of them, indeed, expressed themselves
rather openly in regard to the small number
of white republicans who appeared at the
polls, and made threats of getting “even”
at no distant day. Many negroes wore seen
to vote the democratic ticket.
AN ALL AROUND SURPRISE.
The republican ticket was rather a sur
prise to ui's. people, having at its head, as
an opponent to Gov. Nortflen, John H.
Deveaux, the collector of the port of Bruns
wick. His name, however, was on the
Chatham tickets only, and was put there as
a compliiueut tor hi> service* to the party
in this city. There were no candidates for
the other state offices on the ticket.
At no time during the day were there
more than 230 or 300 persons at the polls,
and they were mostly colored.
Five policemen occupied chairs in the
square opposite the court bouse for the pur
pose of preserving order, but ttieir presence
was hardiy required, as the crowd was very
orderly and e!-behaved, no disturbances
of any kind having occurred.
Very little scratching was done, the ma
jority of the voters casting the straight
The heaviest vote wa3 cast in box No. 1,
from Ato C, iucluiive, at Bull and Presi
ONLY ONB ARREST.
Only one arrest was made near the polis
during the day. Thomas Davis (colored)
twice attempted to vote at the box presided
over by Justice Sheftall, although his name
was not ou the registry list Jus.iceSheftall
ordered his arrest for attempting to vote
illegally and he was carried to the barracks
bv a policeman. This event created some
little excitement, ami some of the colored
politicians denounced Davis’ arrest very
emphatically. It being afterward repre
sented to Justice Sheftall that Davis’ action
resulted from ignorance the prisoner’s re
lease was ordered.
It was expected that at least 1,000 votes
would be polled be: ween 12 and 4 o’clock,
as the business men and tbßir employes
would be going to and from dinner during
that time, and the employes of the
railroad offices, yards and wharves would
al-o take this time for voting,
but the vote failed to materialize. By 3
o’clock only 500 more votes had been cast, •
and after that voters were few and scatter
ing. Less than 500 votes were cast during
the last throe hours of the election.
At C o’clock Sheriff John T. Ronan
announced the polls closed, the court
house window B came uown with a bang, the
doors w ere locked, and the managers and
clerks took a recess for an hour, tor
At 7 o’clock 'the m inagers met in the
grand jury room in the court house, ami
began tne consolidation of the vote. By the
system now in use, this is very simplo work,
and the results are very quickly reached. The
managers of each box sorted out the
tickets cast at that box, divided the straight
democratic tickets into one lot, the straight
republican tickets into another, the split
democratic tickets into a third lot and the
split republican tic kets into a fourth. These
lots were counted separately and a sum
mary of the whole was made. With the
skilled assistance of Messrs. Charles J.
White, E. A. Graded and E. A. Silva the
tallysheets wore quickly completed.
As the managers of each box completed
the suinmare of its box the totals were read
out to the tellers, who recorded them on the
sheets. The totals of the straight democratic
and straight republican tickets were re
corded and the split tickets were counted
out separately and the total vote of each
candidate was recorded opposite his name.
THE VOTE BY BOXES.
The vote by boxes as returned by the
managers was as follows:
Box 1, letters A to C, McDermott, Parish
and Jones, managers—democratic vote
380, republican 114; total 493.
Box 3, letters D to G, Shef tall, Desvergers
and Deveaux, managers—democratic vote
3-13, republican 90; total 393.
Bex 3. letters H to L, Naughtin, Wilson
and Williams, managers—democratic vote
277, republican 91; total 368.
Box 4, letters Mto I, Reynolds, 'Endres
anil Mclntyre, managers—democratic vote
325, republican 85, total 410.
Box 5, letters K to V, Russell, Buckner
and Foiliard, managers—democratic vote
329, republican 76, total 405.
Box 6, letters Vto Z, Elsinger, Mendel
and Buttimer, managers—democratic vote
140, republican 59, total 199.
The total number of votes cast was 2,268,
of which 1,754 were democrats aud 512 re
publicans, or nearly three and a half demo
crat votes to every republican vote.
The total registration is a few votes over
4,000, of which about two-thirds are white.
Not half of the registered colored voters
Wbeu the tally sheets were completed the
vote for the different candidates was an
nounced as follows:
William J. Northen 1,718
John H. Deveaux 507
SECRETARY OF STATE.
Philip Cook 1,753
Wiliam A. Wright 1,743
Robert U. Hardeman 1,755
George N. Lester 1,752
COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE.
Robert T. Nisbet 1,750
Pembroke W. Williams 1,787
William Clifton 1,745
G. M. Kyals 1,720
Uiuaway Hartridge 1,712
| L. M Pleasants
James EL Whiteman “■*
Charles A- WyUy **
tor ratification of the amendment to Ar
Uele 7. Section 1. Para-rph 1, of the
constitution of the state ...... .. I.TXS
For ratification of the amendment °t Ar
ticle 3, Section 7, Paragraph 7. of the
•oostitution of the state 1.7® 5
Almost ratification of the amendments, A
HARDEMAN leads the ticket.
Hon. R. U. Hardeman leads the demo
cratic ticket with a vote of 1.754. closely
f. Bowed by th other state house officer*.
I Wm. C.i/ton lrwls the legislative ticket
with a vote of 1,745. leading Maj. Ryals by
16 votes and Mr. Hartndge by 23, which
shows the legislative candidates to have run
verv close together.
The difference between the highest demo
cratic and the highest republican vote was
1,242, and the majority of Clifton over
| Pleasants, they receiv.ng the bizbest vote
! for representative of their respective par
ties, was 1,253.
Only S3 split tickets were polled and
these were usually where the voter had
scratched or two of the legislative can
didates. Mr Clifton’s vote was on y 9 loss
than the to’al vote of the tioket. Mr. Hart
ridge’s only 42 less, which show* that very
few of the democratic voter* cut the;r can
didates. Occasionally a republican voter
scratched one of his party nominees in
favor of the white candidates.
The count was completed and the vote
announced by 9:30 o’clock, and the small
crowd dispersed without demonstration.
ONE OF THE QUIETEST ON RECORD.
The election was one of the quietest ever
held in Chatham county. Toe city itself
was very quiet, and there was no disorder
of auy kind during the day. Only one
arrest was made by the police, and that was
unnecessary, and the party arrested was
released, no one appearing to prefer a
charge against him. The good order at the
polls was largely due to the con
venient arrangement of the boxes,
and the systematic manner in which the
election was conducted. Hupt. Patterson
had carefully arranged everything before
baud, nearly all hit assistants were ex
perienced men and everything moved like
clock work. The colored managers and
clerks conducted themselves in a very be
coming and orderly manner and there was
no occasion for dispute between them and
their white associates.
The election resulted just as expected,
though the democrats hardly calculated
upon gaining such a large majority.
THE QAB CONVENTION.
The Toasts for the Great Banquet at
the Hotel De roto.
The American Gas Light Association
meeting, which is to be held on Oct. 15, 1(5
and 17, Is attracting wide Interest. The
arrangements for the entertainment of the
guests at this meeting are now rapidly ap
proaebiug completion, and will be on a very
elaborate and exteusive scale.
The members of the association are evi
dently getting interested in tue prepara
tions being made for them here, and from
all appearances there will be a large at
The last circulars issued by the association
to Its members refors in glowing terms to
the beauty and various attractions of the
city of Savannah; eulogizes the De Soto
hotel as being one of the handsomest and
most comfortable hotels iu the United
States. Comment is also made on tlie kindly
mention by the local newspapers of matters
pertaining to the meeting.
The banquet at the De Soto is expect ed
to be the finest yet given iu that hotel, if
not in the city. Watson & Powers are
pledged to do their very best, and they
promise to make it equal to anything of the
kind done in the United States.
The toast list has been prepared and is as
1. Our Guests—You are more welcome, gentle
sirs, than I have words to tell you.
2. The City of Savannah —A fair city in a
sunny land. Its broad harbor bears the fleets
of commerce. Throughout ltd bounds by day
the hum of Industry is heard; by night the
light laugu of pleasure breaks the silence.
Its name, the symbol of fertility; its history, a
record of heroic deeds.
3. The past presideuts of the association.
4. The Press—A light to guide, a rod to check
the erring, and reprove.
5. Friends of other days.
6. The American Gas Engine.
7. The New South—“ Her soul is stirred with
the breath of anew life. The light of a grander
day is falling on her face. She is thrilliug with
the consci.msness of growing power anil pros
perity. ’’ [Quoted from a speech of Mr. Grady
before the New England Society dinner in New
York in 1888—the speech that made his reputa
8. The Ladies—Earth's noblest thing, a wo
man jwrfected. Her step is music, ana her
voice is song.
The local speakers to respond to those
toasts are Col. G. A. Mercer, Col. C. H.
Olmstead, S. B. Adams, Eso., W. G. Charl
ton, Esq., and Gazaway Hartridge, Esq.
Members of the association will of c mrse
respond to those toasts that are of a nature
directly pertaining to the affairs of the as
sociation, and ail are expected to be of an
unusually high order.
A considerable number of invitations
have already been issued to prominent
gentlemen of the city.
Tube Mutinous Liver Itegulntor In youth
nod you will enjoy a green old age.—Ado.
lAKS3 IT COMPOSEDLY.
Joseph F. Doyle Has Not Yet Made
Op Eis Host-er of Clerkß.
The first information that Joseph F.
Doyle had of his appointment as postmaster
of Savannah was obtained from yesterday’s
Morning News, and he seemed to take it
very composedly, as if it were no surprise
to him. There was a general dropping In
at Capt. Doyle’s store all day of the
friends of the new postmaster, to extend
their congratulations to him. The callers
wore pretty equally divided betweon wßite
aDd colored people.
To a Morning News reporter Mr.
Doyle said he is not prepared at this
time to announce who will bo his subordi
nates in the office. He does not feel free to
talk until he has official notice of his ap
pointment and confirmation. He says, how
ever, that he appreciates the honor, and
that it will be his oarnest effort to so con
duct the office that his administration will
give the utmost satisfaction.
The salary of the postmaster is $3,300 per
annum, and he has the appointment of the
following officials, at the salaries stated
Assistant postmaster $1,500
DBtrlbuting clerk 1,100
Chief mailing clerk 1,100
Registry clerk 1,000
Money order department 1,000
Second mailing clerk 900
General delivery 800
Third mailing clerk 800
Stamp and assistant registry clerk 800
Assistant mouey order clerk 700
General utility clerk 700
Night mailing clerk 000
Stamper clerk 600
Stamper .. 400
Sixteen carriers, each 850
Two carriers, each 600
COUNCIL. NOTE i.
Henry Street to be Paved to Laurel
Grove Cemetery With Shells.
Council last night decided to shell Henry
street from Jefferson to Laurel Grove com
An effort was again made in council last
night TO abridge the caucus, Alderman Car
son taking the initiative. His resolution,
failing to get a two-thirds vote, was lost,
the mayor ruling that it was a change of
rules. The vote on the resolution stood:
Yeas, Aldermen Bailey, Harris, Harmon,
Haines, Reid and Carson—6; nays. Aider
men Mverg, Falligant, Ca-m and Nichols—4.
Bills were passed for payment m council
last night am unting to $11,673 11.
WELL’S HAIH BALSAM.
If gray, gradually restores color; elegant
tonic dressing, 50c.. $1 00, Druggists, or $1 00
slz > prepaid by express for SIOO. E. S. Wells,
Jersey City. ROUGH ON TOOTHACHE. lu
stant relief, loo.— Adv.
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1890.
A LIVELY TILT IN COUNCIL.
Alderman Myers Question of Privilege
Stirs Up Alderman Falligant.
Immediately after council convened lart
night Alderman Myers rose to a question of
privilege, and bad the clerk of council read
an article iu the Timet intimating that the
South B>uud hat a slice in Hutchinson
Island, and giving Alderman Failigant as
authority for the State:: eat. When the
article i.ad been read, Alderman Myers
defended his action in conncil, in the follow
ing remarks, which were attentively
I deem this article demands a short explana
tion. but I will not follow the example of its
author by throwing out all kinds of dark hints.
It u manifest that the authors are actuated by
sinister purpos- inspired by corporations that
have for a one time attempted to create the lm
prassioa abroad that terminal facilities could
not be ol>t4ued in this city, and have thrown
every obstacle In the way to prevent
competing roads from entering our city.
I think lain the only member
of council financially interested in the
South Hound. Tnere/ure, he and his unnamed
correspondent* allude to me and associate offi
cers of that oimpuir, and 1 assert for these
officers and myself that we have no interest
w natsoever in Col. Maebon s rood, nor his pur
chase of Hutchioson IslanJ. and the insinua
tions in this and some simitar articles written
by these same people to the Caarleston papers
recent!v. are slauderoua. and false. In their al.u
sion to the South Bound in connection witn
It strikes me journalism is reaching a very
low ebb when it almost daily attacks an enter
prise charging it with underhand dealings
without the shadow of truth, and one which will
be of incalculable benefit to our Oity. If any
al lerman was opposed to the terms of this offer
to CoL Machen, he should have expressed his,op
position in this chamber; he owed it to his con
stituents not to remain silent until a newspaper
reporter found him at some street corner wait
ing to be interviewed, and besides he should not
be guilty of making false statements.
Since there bos been so much said by the
author of these articles about the grant to the
Middle Georgia aud Atlantic railroad, 1 will
briefly state u few reasons which prompted my
support of this measure. Since the war no
new railroad has entered this city. About a
year ago Col. Hawkins desired to make Savan
nah the terminal of the Savannah. Amencus
and Montgomery road. \Ye did not offer him
sufficient inducements. Terminals bare proving
too expensive for his means compelled him
to stop at Lyons and make traffic arrangements
with the Central. How much more benefit his
road would have been to us as an independent
line any of our business men can answer. Next,
the South Bound asked council to nrovide them
with t-nnlnals, and through the city's liberality
they were enabled to enlist northern capital,
and that road Is now assured Then the Macon
and Atlantic applied. Tney were given to un
derstand that Hutchinson Island could be se
cured at a nominal price, but Manager Lane
deemed It entirely too expensive to be utilized.
I have since learned from reliable authority this
roa I has surveyed a line from Guyton to Colle
ton's Neck, which Is located five miles from
BiulTton. and that they have purchased and ob
tained option on all available water from; by
examining the United States coast survey chart
you will find from 30 to 21 feet of water thereat
low tide. Therefore wben Col. Machen, through
his energy and perseverance, succeeded In
bringing some capitalists south to investigate
his project, I felt satisfied, unless very strong
inducements were offered, he woulJ not succeed
in inducing these gentlemen to invest.
Hutchinson Island was the only available
property the city possessed; the
island has been an exinse to the city for
years and cannot now be utilized unless
a very large sum of money is expended. The
great advantage tniß road would give us I need
not dwell upon. It places our port nearer to
the great west and the rich mineral fields of
Alabama. Georgia and Tennessee, so we need
no l nger fear the taking away of our com
merce by competing Atlantic ports, besides
opening a rich new territory which is now trib
utary to Macon and Augusta.
In conclusion I will add since. I have been a
member of council I have taken an active in
terest in promoting any new enterprise which
in my judgment would assist in building up our
city, and the Middle Georgia and Atlantic road
would do its full.share toward reaching that end.
Alderman Falligant spoke at length, the
burden of his remarks being that he thought
the project will b3 good for the city. He
dauied, however, that he had said to a
Times reporter what had been attributed to
Aldorman Cann charged openly that the
final proposition in open council Aldor
ni in Falligant had not opposed, and the
mayor, iu answer to a question by Mr.
Cann, corroborated Alderman Conn’s
Alderman Falligant arose excitedly, and
said that the author of the artiole in the
Times, as it quoted him, was a mean and
Alderman Carson wanted to know why
ha had not denied it sooner, and Alderman
Falligant, in reply, said that he did not con
sider it worth noticing.
Alderman Kalllgant, crowded on all sides,
a leuiod to thiuk it was a plot to down him,
and said that some councilman had been
trying to get him out of the council, be
cause he had opposed a boulevard around
the city. He bad the clerk read the para
graph as follows: “The South Bound peo
ple,’’ said Alderman Falligaut this morning,
“having obtained considerable, probably
felt a little ticklish about asking more, aud
so got in on the ground floor under cover of
another company.” He then repeated the
Mr. Cann said the only difference in
the caucus was between $2,509 aud $5,000,
aud as X was in the minority I can sp ak
freely. There was no vote of four to five
on the question as to whe.her the island
should go to the railroad, and yet there is
an opposition for that reason against the
caucus as a public enemy.
Alderman Falligant was next cross
questioned about nssumlng to be opposed to
the caucus and voting against Alderman
Carson’s motion to abolish it. Alderman
Falligant arose excitedly and said a fight
had been made upon him in oouncil ever
since the electric light question was up. He
said: “I won’t stand any more of this
foolishness.” The mayor and several aider
men called him to order for the language,
but he angrily said he didn’t care, and if the
fight is to be kept up he would hold some
one personally responsible.
Alderman Myers said that in his remarks
be bad mentioned the name of no alderman,
and his remarks could not, therefore, be
held to be of a personal nature. He had
felt it proper to answer the slander con
tained in the article in which Alderman
Falligant was the only alderman named or
Ayer’s Sarsaparilla, sending the brain
pure blood, makes sound both mind and
A CANNING FACTORY.
Dean Newman Elected President of
the New Company.
The ‘‘Standard Manufacturing and Com
mission Company” have organized by
electing the following board of di
rect u-s: Dean Newman, Max Byck,
Ttieo. Collat, Samuel A. Wade, T. P. Rav
enel, George S. Van Horn, John P. Solo
mons. The hoard elected the following
officers: President, Dean Newman;
vice president. Max Byck; general superin
tendent, Samuel A. Wado; secretary aud
treasurer, T. P. Ravenel. Business will be
opened on Oct. 10, at No. 6 West Broad
street. The company proposes to go active
ly into the canning and packing of fruits
and vegetables early next season. Its
output at first will be fine vinegars, ciders,
A Matter of Paving.
Tnere is a small piece of paving whfch,
if done, would be greatly appreciated by
the public, aud would complete East Broad
street as a paved thoroughfare from Bay to
Liberty street. The place referred to is the
unpaved gap lying l otween Wheaton and
Liberty streets. It is right in the direct
line from tun Savannah. Florida aud West
ern railway depot to Brougnton and Bay
streets, an<l is much used by vein les, espe
cially those carrying travelers to down
town botch. It is q lit- 1 u small job, and
oould be done in a c ouple of weeks by the
I'oa't waste precious time.—lT so I>r. Bull’s
Cough Syrup at once for your cough or cold.
Beware of frauds!—You want the genuine
Saltation Oil for your hoadacLe. 25 cents.—Adv.
COMI’ROJIISED AT LAST.
FINAL ENDING OF THE LITIGATION
IN THE GOULD BOND CASE.
The Government Accepts $3,000 from
Hr. John Nlcolson and Dischargee
Him from Further Liability How
John H. Gould's Default Hurried
His Bondsmen Into Bankruptcy—A
Ehortaye of Over $40,000 with In
teract Makes It Easier for Him to
Run for State Auditor Than to
Walk Up to Uncle Ham's Desk and
The last act in the litigation growing out
of the defalcation of John H. Gould, inter
nal revenue o llector of the First district of
Georgia In the seventies, was the acceptanoe
on yesterday by United States District At
torney Marlon Erwin of a proposition by
John Nicoison, one of Gould’s bondsmen, to
settle for $3,000 and costs, which is all the
government gets out of a default of #49,-
Gould seems to have forgotton the history
he made in Savannah, and is the republi
can candidate for state auditor of Massa
A HIGH ROLLER.
Gould was collector here from the latter
part of 1869 to the early part of 1872, and
during that time he aud his deputy, Alden,
were high rollers, living in luxury, wining
and dining, and alternating their morning
and evening drives with fresh blooded
On the first bond, given June 7, 1869, D.
R. Dillon and Aaron Wilbur, bondsmen,
after n short tim- git off the bond.
On Sept. 27 Gould got up anew bond and
shortly after James McDonald, a bonds
man, came off. Dec. 29, 1869, Gould was
reappointed, and after some difficulty a
bond for |IOO,OOO was gotten up Jan. 18.
1870, with Theodore B. Marshall, John
Lama, Levy Nathans, I. D. LaKocce and
John Nicoison as bondsmen.
GOULD’S FLIGHT ABROAD.
After the default Gould fled to Cuba,
where he remained for a year, coming to
Savannah under cover once withlu that
Suit was instituted on the bond in the
United States distriot court, Aug. 8, 1872,
by Henry P. Farrow, United Slates attor
ney. The marshal’s return was that Gould
could not be found.
The case was afterward remitted to the
United States circuit court by Judge Ers
kiue, Dec. 1, 1873. It came on for hearing
April 25, ISSS, and Judge Emory Speer
withdrew a juror and declared a mistrial
on one of the suits for over #7,000 on a
technical pohit raised as to the failure to set
out In the certificate of the transcript that
the latter contained a true and complete
statement of the balance due the govern
ment. Anew trial was granted with
the order declaring a mistrial,
and the government obtained a verdict
at a subsequent trial, ou April 23, 1886.
Judge Speer gave judgment ag iinst Mar
shall, Nathans and Nicoison for $41,622 36
with 6 per oent. Interest from Feb. 11, 1872.
DEATH OF TWO OF THE SURETIES.
In the progress of a litigation extending
over a period of eighteen years, the deaths
of Johu Lama and D. R. Dillon were sug
gested. The case against Laßocne was
dismissed on a plea of bankruptcy, he hav
ing been discharged in bankruptcy, and the
pleas of those on the first and second bonds
who did not go on the third bond, escaped
on the plea that the default was not iu tho
period oovered by their surety.
The marshal In his return on the execu
tion against Marshall, Nathans aud Nicoison
returned no property to be found. Lama, a
wine merchant, and Marshall, a ship broker,
REVIVING THE JUDGMENT.
Mr. Nicoison sold his real estate before
the final judgment, but United States Dis
trict Attorney Marion Erwin revived the
judgment last year on instructions from
the treasury department, and execution
was issued against lauds held by Nicolsou’s
son, and tho property was sold and bid in
by the government iast spring. The land
was sold under protest of young Nicolsou’s
counsel, and out of a promised extended
litigation has come about the compromise
of last Monday.
The bondsmen employed ominent legal
talent and made a bitter fight. The late
Andrew Sloan, at one time a member of
congress from this district, and who died in
New Mexico some six or eight years ago,
and Hon. Rufus E. Lester, present con
gressman. were among counsel for defend
ants, and the gamut of litigation ran
through the courts before Judges Erskine,
Locke and Speer.
When Baby was sick, we gave her Castoria.
When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria.
When she became Miss, she clung to Castoria
When she had Children, she gave them Castoriai
Gondoliers at the theatre to-night and
The Chattahoochee brought out 105 pas
sengers from New York yesterday.
The Republican Blues will hold their
quarterly meeting at the Regimental
W. H. Royals (colored) has been elected
major of the First colored battalion of
The striking of fire alarm box 14 yester
day afternoon at 2:25 o’clock was caused by
the crossing of the electric and fire alarm
The Workman’s and Trader’s Loan and
Building Association will hold its eighty
third monthly meeting at No. 118 Bryan
street this morning.
John F. Cullum came very near losing an
ear yesterday. While loading cotton on
shipboard, a cotton screw caught him,
almost tearing one ear from his head. The
injured member was stitched up.
Up to 12 o’clock last night there were
only three arrests by tne police—all whites.
Oue man was locked up for stealing a coat
and pair of pantaloons from the steamship
City of Savannah, a boy about 17 years
of age was picked up for disorderly conduct
in front of the theater, and the other arrest
was drunkenness on the streets.
The residents of York street between
Habersham aud Price are loud in their com
plaints of the disorderly and disgraceful
conduct of the lewd negro women who re
side in York street lane in that locality.
They say that it is almost impossible to get
rest at night from the noise they occasion,
and the foul language would put to shame a
savage. It is not only at night that such
conduct takes place, but it is almost of
daily occurrence during the morning hours.
The residents say that ttiey have made re
neated complaints to the authorities, but
have never recaived any satisfaction, and
the nuisance continues and seems to be ou
Go to tho Producer
If you de9ire to get a pure article of food.
His reputation and su cent depend upon the
opinion of the consumer. Biroeco Tea is
straight from our gardens in India and
Ceylon. Davidson & Cos., 1486 Broadway,
New York. Savannah agents, Lippmau
Bros. Retail Depot, Livingston’s Phar
Altmayer’s opening to-day.— Adv.
The Most complete in the south.
Mammoth display of Cloaks, Jackets,
Wraps, etc., at Altmayor’s Opening to-day.
Visit the opening.— Adv.
Altmayer’s opening to-day.—Adv.
Highest of all in Leavening Power.—U. S. Gov’t Report, Aug. 17, 1889.
Rdyfe .| Baking
G. T. Nichols returned from the north
H. G. Slattery and mother, of Atlanta,
are at the Scr even.
Hon. F. G. dußignon returned from Mil
ledge ville yesterday.
8. R. Harris of Jesup is in the city, regis
tered at the Screven.
W. IV. Rogers sailed yesterday on the
Tallahassee for New York.
Edward 8. Elliott left for New York last
night for a month’s vacation.
T. C. Bryan returned from the north on
the Chattahoochee yesterday.
R. P. Lovell returned from the north yes
terday on the Chattahoochee.
J. D. Weed left for New York vesterdav
by the Charleston and Suvanuah fast mail.
Miss Ethel Helmken, after spending two
months with friends in Macon, has returned
Hon. P. W. Meldrim and family returned
trom the north yesterday on the Chatta
Mrs. P. D. Baffin and daughter, and W.
8. Baffin, returned yesterday, after a sum
mer at Saratoga.
Miss Nona Baussy, who has been spending
the summer at Asheville, N. C., returned to
the city yesterday.
Charles G. Bell returned yesterday morn
ing from an extended business trip through
The Port Society will give the second of
its series of free concerts at tho society’s
rooms Friday night.
C. V. Hernaudez, assistant clerk of coun
cil, returned yesterday after a month’s
vacation in New York.
Mrs. C. Wallace Howard returned yester
day from Lookout Mountain, where she has
been spending tho summer.
Miss Annie M. Lalor, a charming young
lady of Utica, N. Y., is stopping at Mrs. C.
M. Brady’s, at 8934 Whitaker street.
Mr. Wm. Kehoe has so far recovered from
the effects of his broken arm as to be able
to be around and superintend his business.
J. J. Padgett was elected a member of
the board of trade yesterday. Mr. Padgett
represents D. P. Edwards, naval stores
Mrs. Lindsay, Miss Lindsay and Mrs.
C. 8. Wood’s family returned from the
north yesterday after a summer in New
M. A. Connolly of the United States
engineering office, accompanied by his
wife, returned Monday night from Boston,
where they spent the summer.
Mrs. E. F. Lovell, Mrs. E. Lovell and
family, Mrs. M. Lovell and Mrs. G. B.
Dasher and family returned from the north
j eiterday on the Chattahoochee.
James B. Connolly of Boston, who, on
last Thursday broke the world’s amateur
record for hop, step and jump. Is in the
city visiting his brother, M, A. Connolly.
Miss Alice W. Bates of this city recently
filled an engagement as accompanist for a
musical festival held at Beaver Falls, Pa.,
by Dr. H. R. Palmer, in which Mr. J. A.
Bates also took a prominent part as soloist.
Mbs Alice is but 16 years of age and her
playing of the very difficult accompani
ments for the hoavy choruses and elaborate
solos was a surprise to every one. The
chorus of 150 voices joined in giving her a
penny apiece to buy a friendship ring as a
romotnbrancor of the occasion. Dr. Palmer
gave tho young miss high praise and pre
dicted that she would attain exceptionally
high rank as an accompanist.
AN ALLIANCE COMPANY.
Mr. Norwood Piles a Petition for Its
Hon. Thomas M. Norwood has filed with
the clerk of the superior court a petition for
the incorporation of an alliance warehouse
and stock company, to be known as the
Alliance Cotton House and Joint Stock
Company, with headquarters in Savannah.
The petition is signed by Thomas M.
Norwood, as petitioners’ attorney, and the
following as incorporators: John R.
Cooper of Chatham, M. W. Eason of Tat
nall, F. M. Donaldson of Bullcch, H. C.
Evans of Scriven, aud J. R. Linder of
The objects of the association, as set
forth in the petition, are to buy, sell and
generally deal in property of every descrip
tion, and to do a general broker
age and commission and mer
chandise business, particularly [groceries,
dry goods and hardware. They propose to
deal in stocks and shares of other corpora
tions; to lend and borrow money on notes,
bonds and other securities; to do a general
warehouse, storagejactorageand for warding
business, and to receive cotton, turpentine,
roßin and naval stores generally, and all
kinds of family products.
The company proposes to buy, sell, im
port, export, manufacture and deal in fertil
izers generally. The principal office is to
be located here but the company proposes
to do an extensive business in the surround
The amount of paid-up capital is to be
$5,000, divided into $lO shares, with per
mission to increase the capital stock from
time to time, as the directors
may soo fit, to any amount not
to exceed $150,000, and to decrease
the same as they may see fit, the capital
stock not to be reduced below $5,000, and
also to increase or decrease the number of
shares in the same manner.
The gentlemen whoso names are attached
to the petition are substantial businoss men,
aud farmers of their respective counties.
It would seem that the enterprise is of some
moment, as Mr. Norwood appears as attor
ney, and it is presumed that he is interested
in the enterprise.
AT REST IN LAUR3L GROVE.
The Last Tribute of Respect to the
Late John Osteen e.
The funeral of John W. Osteenetook place
yesterday afternoon from his late residence
at Fourth and Whitaker streets, and was
largely attended by friends. The Savannah
Cadets, Zerubbabel Lodge No. 15, F. A. M.,
and Oglethorpe Lodge No. t, L O. O. F., of
which bodies the deceased was a member,
turned out in large numbers. Rev. O. P.
Fitzsirnons of St. Mathew’s chapel 'per
formed the funeral services at the house
and grave. The Savaunah Cadets paid the
last tribute of respect by firing the usual
salute of three volleys over the grave, which
wascompletely covered with floral omi lems.
The interment was in Laurel Grove.
I’aliitlng the town red means headache in
•he morning, Simmons Liver Regulator
prevents U A(iv.
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.—Ado.
Altmayer’s opening to-day.— Adv.
Novel exhibition of Hats, Bonnets,
Flowers, Feathers, Ribbons, etc., to-day
at Altmayer’s Opening. Visit the openi ,g
Over-confidence the Forerunner of
Editor Morning Aetna: Dear Sir: —1
have hesitated for the past two weeks in
hope that some attempt would be m ids to
arouse the Democratic party, for before
"Fiercely will bum the light.
Of civil strife. ”
Before proceeding I wish to impress upon
the minds of every reader of this communi
cation, that I am a disinterested voter
with just such privileges as are extended by
the constitution of our country. The sole ob
ject of this communication is to “publicly
express my private opinion” another privil
ege offered every citizen of this country.
There is no doubt In my mind but what
the coming election will shake up things
politically from center to circumference.
Are we prepared for such a shock, is the
party so firmlv Imbedded that this feel.ng of
apathy is justified?is not over-confidence a
forerunner of defeat* (Cleveland’s defeat
in 1888 was the result of overconfidence.)
That the republican candidate will make a
vigorous fignt there is no questionable
doubt, he U the strongest man his party
could have nominated. Now to illustrate
bow confident his lieutenants are, I will
give a verbatim a convention overheard
Republican Lieutenant—Well Mr. C., 1
suppose you’ll snow us under this time.
Prominent Democrat —Why Mr. D., you
haven’t the faintest hope of electing your
candidate have you.
Rep. Lieut. —haven’t we, Mr. C., I’ll bet
you the finest suit of clothes in Savannah,
tho next congressman from this district
will be a republican.
Prominent Dem. —Now Mr. D., that
would be taking advantage of you.
Rep. Lieut. —I don’t want any sympathy,
I know what I am doing, if you are so
confident take me up.
Prominent Dem.—Well it’s a g*, now lets
clearly understand one another, if my man
receives a majority of the votes cast, you
are to pay Dryfus Bros, for my winter suit,
for they have just received their winter
stock and always have stvllsh and desir
able clothing; of course il I loose you’ll go
go around to their place, Congress and Jef
ferson 3treeta, and select a suit or whatever
you want and send mo the bill.
Rep. Lieut.—You understand me cor
rectly, I had no idea of going elsewhere for
my suit for they have been clothing me for
the past five years from the crown of my
head to the solo of my feet, well I wish you
success, by-by. Caution.
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.— Adv.
For upward of fifty years “Mrs, Win
slow’s Soothing Syrup” has been used by
millions of mothers for their children while
teething with never-foiling safety and suc
cess. It soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, regulates the bowels, euros
wind colio, ac.d is the best remedy for
diarrhoea. Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing
Syrup” is for sale by druggists in every
part of the world. Price 2o cents a bottle.
Newest effects id Silks, Satins and Velvets
at Altmayer’s opening to-day. Visit the
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.— Adv.
For young men in Fine Black Cheviot
Suits, in Double Breasted, Round and
Square cut. Also a big line of Fancy
Cheviots that beat anything ever shown
by us, all shades and colors.
— Adv, B. H. Levy & Bito.
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.— Adv.
New Style Dress.
We have something new in Full Dress
Coats and Vests. Drop in and see them.—
Adv. B. H. Levy & Bro.
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.— Adv.
Oak, Pine and Lightwood
For sale by fR. B. Cassells, corner Gwin
nett street and S. F., &W. Ry, Telephone
77. — Adv.
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.—Ado.
Boys’ Knee Pants
A specially large purchase enables us to
offer Boys’ Knee Pants, 4to 16 years, from
25c up. At 50c and 75c, we are offering
pants that always sold at from #1 to $1 25.
—Ado. B. H. Levy & Bbo.
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.— Adv.
Onr boys’ Knee Pants sale outdoes any
similar sale on record; such prices are sel
dom heard of, 25c. up.
—Ado. B. H. Levy& Bro.
Visit Altmaver’s opening to-day.—Ado.
Oak, Pine and Lightwood
For sale by R. B. Cassells, corner Gwin
nett street and S.JF. &W. Ry. Telephone
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.—Ado.
Biggest Neckwear fctock
In town, lines at 25c. up that ordinarily sell
from 50c. up.
—Ado. B. H. Levy & Bro.
Visit Altmayer'a opening to-day.—Ado.
If you want to see a variety of Fall
and Winter Suits that will convince you
that we are the great clothing leaders,
come in and examine the displays on our
—Ado. B. H. Levy & Bro.
Visit Altmayer’s opening to-day.—Ado.
Gentlemen—l have suffered for years with a
kind of tetter, or breaking out all over my
body, and at times these small pimples would
terminate in boils. While traveling in the south
last year I had occasion to try a bottle of P. P.
P.. which was recommended to me by a friend,
and to my surprise it helped me so much that 1
got six bottles more, and, after taking the full
contents. I felt better than I had since the be
ginning of my trouble, and, while I have no
symptoms of the disease returning, lam still
using the wonderful blood medicine at intervals,
and am fully satisfied that I will be entirely
cured of a disease that for fifteen years has
troubled me. 1 cannot express my gratitude to
you for so wonderful a bene .actor as your P. P.
P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Hoot and Potassium). I
am yours truly. JACAT PETERS,
— Aav. Traveling Salesman, Savannah, Ua.
\ wit Altmayer’s opening to-day.— Adv.
The Event of the (Season.
Altmayer’s Grand Fall Opening to-dav.
LCDUEN A BATHS S. M. Ij,
Tint is, Bard to Beat
CHICKERINO & SONS have
over 77,500 Pianos, and have
awarded the greatest prize ever
to any piano makers.
L& B. ONLY, sell theCHICKERINQ
MASON & HAMLIN are conceded „
be the best makers of Reed Orgy,,
in the world, and are now mat 4,
one of the most excellent Pianos. itt
patented features of great value
L &. B. ONLY, sell the M. & h
MATHUSHEK COMPANY is fa ßOa|
for its immensely durable Pj
They always satisfy, and are ace
popular in the South.
L & B. ONLY, sell the MATHUSHEK
THE STERLING CO. has jtut
creased its immense factory, and its
force is working fourteen hour, a
day. Its Pianos are Sterling by na ma
and by nature.
L. & B. ONLY, sell the STERLING
And they sell them all at prices ana
on_terms which cannot be
even in the warerooms of mat|jrg ~
Two_ great floors crowd-d with fantrm
ments. Experts to show them.
HIDDEN k BATES S, )l, 11,
137 Broughton Street.
NEW FALL DRESS GOODS
23 pieces French Broadcloths atJlSßvai
worth $1 75. * ■'
17 pieces Extra Fine Broadcloths at *1 50yard
worth $2 25. J u ’
26 pieces 46-inch Princess Cheviots at Him
yard; worth SI 25. ® w
40 pieces 4fi-iuch Silk Finished Henrietta at
87c yard; worth $1 15. M
75 pieces German Cheviots, 20 shades at sir
yard; worth 66c. '
! cose 36 Cloth Finished Flannel Suiting atsfo
yard; worth 65c.
2 cases 40-lnch English Henrietta at 40c yard
worth 50c. '
The above goods having ten purchased last
May, are consequently not subject to the recent
advance in the tariff.
8 cases English Henriettas, 38 inches wide, at
25c yard; are sold everywhere at 35c.
2 cases Fancy Diagonal Suitings at 15c var
worth 20c. •
2 cases Double Folded English Cashmere at
12}4c yard; worth 15c.
A select Uue of Combination Suitings. A
handsome line of Striped Eider Downs in ele- •
gant new designs and colorings. A nice line e£
Nottingham Curtain Laces from 15 to 75c ter
CEPHAS & DOOSER
COAL AND WOOD.
COAL, ffOOD, LIE
Cbm al Flasiti
Office 7 Drayton Street.
COAL AN D WOOD
OF ALL KINDS AND SIZES PROMPTLY
ID. IR,_ Tliomas,
HI Hay St. West Broad St. \VharT
Telephone No. 69.
HAS A FINE SELECTION OF
Diamonds, Earrings, Finger
Rings and Onmoiiiiteii
Which He Selis at Very Close Figures.
Also, FINE STERLING SILVER WARE is
elegant cases, and FINE TEA TABLES, g eDi £
ine Venus M&rtiu, a beautiful thing lor a ww*
lfc-KAIiAT PLAIN RING a specialty.
21 BULL ST.
rrirtV MORNING news’ earners reach
111 If. every partofthecitycarly.Tv’ I
AIA LJ five cents a week pays torlbeV*^
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