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BLUN WANTS TO GET ’EM ALL
CCKSIS Si PERVISOR CHECKING IP
EM MERATORS’ ÜBTI RNS.
Only a Few People Have Called n(
the Ccoftoi Office to lie Counted.
The Supervisor V liable to Give
Any Figure* Hut 1 ntimaten That
Savannah la Sot Likely to Show
the Same Increase in Population
During the Last Ten Years That
It Did During the Previous De
Oapt. Henry Blun, Jr., supervisor of the
census, was asked yesterday what he
thought of the Morning News figures, aa
10 what the census of 1900 should show,
based . tlie rate of growth of previous
“I or.’t tell any more about it than you
can,” r* sponded Mr. Blun. ”1 only hope
you are right, and that the figures w’ill so
prove. 1 don’t know what the count for
Savannah is, ami I am not troubling my
self just now to find out. When the
count has been tabulated, it will be for
warded to Washington. I have a good
deal of other work on hand just now. and
I can t say when this will be done. As
I am not permitted to make the figures
public it does not makf* much difference. *
Capt. Blun s attention was called to the
fact that, according to the official figure ,
Savannah gained 12,460 in population, be
tween 1880 and 1890, and that it was reason
ably to be expected that the gain between
1890 and 19*X) would be fully ns great, and
•that at the same rate of increase, 40 per
cent., it should lw* considerably more. H.*
replied that he could not express an opin
ion as to this, but his manner indicated
I hat he did not expect the census for 1900
to pan out quite so well.
“I am doing my best to get every person
in Savannah who ought to be counted,”
the supervisor said, ‘‘and when the returns
go forward they will as complete as it
is possible to moke them. One trouble
we have had. and a very serious one. is
that the people have not shown the inter
est that was to be expected. Notwith
standing all the talk there has i>cen in the
newspapers only a comparatively small
number of people have tome forward to
notify us that th v had not been enumer
ated. I have had hilf a dozen people stop
me on the street and tell me that they had
not been enumerated and when 1 inquire
why they bad not notified me before or
why they did not drop ne a line and re
quest that an enumeration blank be sent,
the reply was that they were too busy or
that they hadn't thought of it. In check
ing up I have found cases where the per
son who was applied to for information,
had failed to give the enumerator the
names of all the persons living there,
either through carelessness or Indifference.
If the heads of families failed to give
full information when called upon to do so
how is the information to he obtained?
Yet the enumerator is blamed and I otn.
blamed for not getting the information.
If there is any shortage in Savannah's
census the people of Savannah will have
only themselves to blame.”
Of the forty-seven census districts of the
city it is understood that some showed up
quite largely, the total? in some instance?
reaching as high as 2.000. in others the
totals fell considerably short of the c-u
--mated population to ea h district of l.Krto.
It is understood that the number of db
tricts whlc'h fell abort exceeds the number
of those which overran, and it may he tty
knowledge of this fact that makes the su
pervisor dubious on the score of a large
increase in the city’s population.
EXERCISES ON WEDNESDAY,
Graduating fins* of St. Vincent’*
Will Receive Diploma*.
The commencement exercises of the
class of 1900 of St. Vincent Academy, will
be held at the Theater at <> o’clock next
Wednesday evening:. The Sisters of Mer
cy and the member*; of the graduating
class are busily at work in the prepara
tion of the programme for this final event
of the academic year.
The Class of 1900 consists* of Miss Annie
Elizabeth Houston, Miss Mary Angela
Kennedy. Miss Helen Angela Lyons, Miss
Julia Mercedes Boyle, Miss Mary Vero
nica Christian, and Miss Ella Annl*
O’Mara. The graduates will, of course,
bear the principal part in the closing ex
ercises of the academy, but the under
graduates will lend also the grace of their i
sweet presence and tuneful voices. Among
the numbers on the programme that ore
expected to prove of especial interest is
a series of exercises and postur
ings. with tableaux interludes and finale,
in which a large class of the pupils of
the academy will take port.
The prizes to the prize winners will be
presented by Rt. Rev. Benjamin J. Kelley,
the Bishop of the diocese, by whom also
a short address will be delivered. There
will be full orchestral accompaniment for
the musical numbers on the ptxagramme,
the orchestra being under the skilled di
rection of Mr. John WU'gand. The mu
sical programme rendered ut the academy
exercises is always of merit and is made
one of the principal features.
Dainty invitations to the exercises have
been issued by the class. The academy
monogram is engrossed in purple and rod.
the class colors. Purple was selected by
the class as one of its colors because it
is that of the Bishop, and red was added
because the members of the dlass believed
it to be a favorite with Dr. Kelley.
The last examinations at the academy
are now being held. On Tuesday was held
the c-ontest in written spelling for the
members of the graduating and senior
classes, while to-day the examination in
mathematics will be held.
The valedictorian for this year will be
Miss Annie Houston. In the contest for
this honor four of the members of the
class, Misses Houston. Kennedy, Lyons
•nd Boyle, attained marks so nearly equal
that the faculty felt themselves unable
to decide to whom the honor should fall.
The question was decided by lot and Mis. 4 *
Houston was the favorite of fortune. The
fickle goddess ctould not have made a wiser
choice if she had been argus-cyed. instead
of being blind as she is represented.
CLOSING TIIE SCHOOL YEAR,
Final Eirrrlao a* S(. Mary's Hume
Will lie Hr Id Thursday.
The Anal exercises of St. Mary’s Home
wiH be held at the school on Thursday
evening:, at 6 o'clock. During the after
noon of the same day, the articles of fine
needlework, for which the children of
the Home have achieved a local reputa
tion, will he on exhibition.
The final examinations in all of the
grades are now m progress. The year
has been one of the most successful in' the
history of the Home, and the Sisters li IVC
been pleased and gratified with the prog
ress that has ts-en made, and the diligence
that ha? been displayed by their youthful
charges At ihe tj n a! exercises on Thurs
day. the prizes that have l**n won will
be presen led
| '*• °- •Tmt KLA Ml DEAD,
Dentil Followed an Operntlou at St.
Jottf‘|)ir n luflrnuiry.
Mr H. O. Strickland died last night at
'he St. Joseph's Infirmary. The deceased
had been in ill health for some time, and
d<ath followed an operation which was
intended to relieve him of his sufferings.
He had been employed at the Central of
Georgia Railway as a clerk, but gave up
work some time since on account of ill
He wa * thp Bon ot MaJ, Z. L
otncKland, th* well-known deputy Jailer,
jrid was 39 years of age. The funeral will
tks Place from :tn Henry street, west, at
* o clock this afternoon.
MAY TILT FOR PRIZES.
Cavalry Troopers %re Wanted at
Brunswick Next Week.
1 The members of the Georgia Hussars
| and other cavalry troops in this vicinity
! are debating whether or not they shall
; acctpt an invitation from the management
1 of the Brunswick fair to take part in the
! military and other exercises of Thursday,
June 28. Maj. Dart, who is in charge of
this feature of the fair, is in correspond
ence with Capt. A. Gordon Cassels of this
city on the subject and has offered strong
inducements to secure the presence of the
Capt. Cassels is thorougrly interested
and stated last night that lie hopes to se
cure the attendance of all five of the
troops in and rear Savannah. He counts
upon the attendance of his troop, the Lib
erty Independent and the Liberty Guards,
both of Liberty county, as practically as
sured, and thinks he will have little ditfi-
I culty in prevailing upon the Wayne and
Mclntosh troops, both of which are in
easy distance of Brunswick, to accept the
invitation. Capt. Cassels is anxious to
have the Georgia Hussars attend also, as
it is proposed to make the tilting the fea
ture of the day and th‘ Liberty troopers
will naturally want something to go up
A < ailed meeting of the Hussars was held
at the armory last night and the matter
was laid, before it by Capt. Cassels. The
inducements offered by the Fair Commit
tee, as stated by Capt. Cas. els, are as fol-
I low.-: A prize of SIU) to the largest troop
I attending, n prize of SIOO to the best tilt-
I ing team ot any troop, and n prize- of $2.1
to the best individual tiller, ‘’apt. Cassels
stated that a special rate ol one cent a ,
mile for all military men in uniform had
been offered by the railroad, and that ef
forts are being made to secure a special
rate for the horses-.
The matter was discussed at some
length, the question' of horses for the
troop being the difficult point. The mem- *
bers would prefer to use thrir own hors s.
especially for tilting but the transporta- j
lion of horses is a rather costly item
Then- being only a small attendance it j
was and eided to defer tin matter for a day j
Or two. If asp dal rate for the tran.soor- j
laticn of horses can be obtained it is
likely that the invitation will be accepted. I
Capt. Cassels. in speaking of the matter. 1
said that even if the special rale for
i tors-.- was not obtained the Liberty
i troops would doubtless arrange to march
I through t lie country to Brunswick, the
I distance being merely a day’s march, and
j that the Darien troop would doubtless
; adopt the same plan. The conditions im
posed by the fair committee are that at
least three troops must participate in or
der to se ure the award of prizes offer and.
There aie some famous tillers among the
South Georgia troopers and the oppor
tunity of proving their skill, with the ad
ditional incentive of good prizes is likely
to prove a tempting one.
WOII MSLOE TO BE IMPROVED.
Addition? to the Delicti ne Connir>
Place Authorized ly Court.
Upon the application of the Pennsyl
vania Company for Insurance on Dives and
Granting Annuities, the executor and trus
tee under the will of the late George Wim
berley Jones Deßenne, Judge Falligant
granted an order yesterday in the Superior
Court empowering the executor to cause
the expenditure of the sum of $4,000 in
improving the family residence at Worms
Under the will of the testator. Mr. Wim
berley J Deßenne is the life tenant and
his three children the remaindermen of the
estate. All the parties were" present who
are interested in the estate, the minor re
maindermen being represented by Mr. H.
W. Johnson, as iheir guardian ad litem,
and all consented to and urged the grant
of the order permitting the expenditure
of the money for repairs.
li was represented to the court that Mr.
Deßenne’s handsome country place could
bo made more comfortable and better
adapted to the needs and requirements of
his family by the expenditure for improve
ments of the $4,000, and the executor of the
estate, through its officers and counsel,
took the same view of the matter.
AVONDALE NOW OFFERED.
The City Can Get the Tract for
The city now has an opportunity of se
curing the Avondale tract, which has fre
quently been mentioned in connection with
the question of anew cemetery site. An
offer of the tract was made to the city In
writing yesterday by Mr. W. J. Miscally,
repersenting the owners of the land. Mr.
Mibcally docs not name any price in his
letter to the Mayor and aldermen, but
leaves this matter open for future consid
The Avondale tract, Mr. Miscally states,
contains about 320 acres, of which at
175 acres are immediately available for cem
etery purposes, while the remainder of the
tract is suseeptihle of being made so by
drainage. Salt Water creek runs through
the tract, offering an, easy and natural
channel for drainage. As the tract fronts
on the shell road and is penetrated by the
Savannah, Thunderbolt and Isle of Hop-*
Railroad it is from all
parts of the city. The communication will
doubtless be referred to the special com
mittee on cemetery at the next meeting of
DARIEN’S BAD MAN.
Scott William* Taken to Mclntosh
to \nswer for Hi* Crimen.
Sheriff Blount of Darien arrived In the
city yesterday morning and left again in
the afternoon taking with him the negro.
Scott Williams, who Is wanted in Mcln
tosh county for numerous crimes, all of
a serious nature, and including among
th m two charges of rape, one of murder,
and one of assault and battery
Williams is undoubtedly a desperate
character. He bears on his body the
m&iks <f numerous bullets with which he
was hit, while making his escape some
months ago from a train on which he
was being taken from Florida to the
scene of his crimes in Mclntosh county.
When arr-sted a night or two ago by D
- Murphy and Garrity he was taken
unawares or would undoubtedly have
shown fight, as after he had been tccuied,
a heavy revolver was found in his |>oek i
Sheriff Blount who knows the reputation
of the man, was determined to give him
no chance to escape from his custody,
and put shackles on both his hands and
TO I.M!>RO\ E ITS Ol AIITEIIS.
Cbnllmm Brink Building to Be llc
A contract will ehortly he given out for
the remolding of the Chatham Bank
building. Mr. John C. Rowland, who is
the owner of the building, has decided to
convert it into a two-story, instead of
a three-story sliuclure. By doing aw,iy
with the second floor it will be possible
to raise the ceiling of the bank fleor sev
eral feet, which Is the chief object aim and
at. the present low ceiling being objec
tionable from more points than one.
Some changes will be made in the exte
lior o l iho building In enlarging the doors
and window:, with a view to giving It a
more modern appearance.
Tho Chatham, though the youngest, r a>
beeri regarded for Nome time ns one of th
most prosperous of the banking i •*atu* i ns
of the ciiv and its- directors doubt I-ss
concluded that it was time that the qu li
ters should b" u keeping with the rh r
after of the bank’s business Mr. H. W
Witcover is tha architect.
If you wdsh to cure scrofula or salt
rheum permanently, take Hood s Sarsa
parilla. It expels all impurities from the
SAVANNAH THEN AND NOW.
HON. GEORGE It. PECK RECALLS
11 IS FIRST SIGHT OF THE CITY.
Thin Year’* Commencement Orator
at the I nlvemity Entered Savan
nah an nn Officer in the Thirty
first Wisconsin. When Sherman
nod Hin Army Occupied the City.
Yesterday Up AVii? flu* t.uent of
Savnnnaliinn* and. With Hi? Par
ty, \Yu? Shown Some of the Place*
That Lingered in llin Memory—He
I? Impressed With the City’n
Growth and It? Commercial Ad
Hon. George R. Peck of Chicago, who
delivered the commencement day address
at tho University of Georgia this week,
spent yesterday in Savannah, and during
the day was afforded a glimpse of the city
and of the <>hanges that have come to it
since the days when he last trod its
Mr. Peek was seen at the De Soto last
night by a Morning News representative,
just after hi? return from the trip up the
liver to Fort Pulaski, which he and his
party made on the government yacht An
gler, as the guests of Capt. and Mrs. Cas
mus L\ Gillette. He talked Interestingly
of what h'- had seen during th** day and
with di. < crnlng appr< -iation of Savannah’s
comm* reial advantages and the future
that these advantages must assuredly
Mr Peck last entered jSavannah in De
cember, 1861. an offi er in the Thirty-first
Wisconsin, one of the regiments of Sher
man’s victorious host, before, which had
retreated the little land of defenders
commanded by Hardee. Then it w‘as ns
a fo man that h“ entered th- ga’tes of
the c*it > ; yesterday be came frefeh from
the delivery of a message of peace and
good will to tho students of the University
at Athens, a message that had mot with
enthusiastic appreciation there, and that
found emphatic warrant liere. The grow th
at and expansion of the spirit of fraternity
bad more than kept step with the growth
or the city, and Mr. Peck found the lat
ter sufficiently remarkable.
“I would not have known the city
again,” said Mr. Peek, ‘‘so great are the
changes and Hie improvements that have
(-• tno to it Then there was but little but
its beauty to attract attention; now one’s
interest is excittd and held by the signs
on every side of a solid and increasing
prosperity. To me tho place looks pros
perous—prosper! y is in the very air. 1
03ii see. no reason to doubt, but every
r as >n to believi. that Savannah is on the
certain path that leads to commercial suc
cess very much greater than has been
her s in tho past.”
“With the terminal facilities cf all 'be
railroad?*, and especially those of the Cen
tral of Georgia, at is command. Savannah
ought to command the greater part of th?
export and import trade of the South At
lantic coast. The terminals are among th- -4
finest I have ever scon anywhere. A
proper appreciation of Savannah’s ml van
tages by its citizens is all that is needed,
and l presume that there is ro lack of
Mr. Peck’s party consisted, besides
himself, of his son. Mr. Charles R. Peck;
his daughters. Miss Peek, Miss Isabel
Peck and Miss Ft hoi Peck, and Mis- Ma
bel Kohlsaat. He is general counsel of
the Chicago, Milwaukee and Ft. Paul
Railroad and the party came down from
Athens on his private car. President J.
M. Egan of the Central. Miss Helen Egan,
and Col. P. W. Meldrim also traveled
from Athens with Mr. Peck and hi? party?
During the morning a drive was 'aken
to some of the points of interest About
the. city, especial attention being pii l o
those that lingered still in_the memory of
Mr. Peck. In the advance upon Savan
nah his regiment had been of colum i
that approached the city from the west,
and the Hermitage and Ja e p r Springs
had created an impression that ha 1 wl h
stood the effacing effects of more than
thirty-five busy and eventful years.
‘The old spring looked very much ns it
did when I last saw it.” said Mr. Peck.
“It appears not to be as well kept as it
was in the old days, and some of the
gnarled oaks that used to stand by Us side
have vanished, but the eight of it was like
that of an old friend, and brought back
to me many memories of the past.”
Mr. Egan was formerly an officer of the
road for which Mr. Peck is now general
counsel, and it was the pleasure of tho
president of the Central to point out to
him the advantages of the Central’s exten
sive terminals. In this part of the trip.
Mr. Peck was naturally especially inter
ested, and he found everywhere, much to
admire and commend.
Col. and 'Mrs. Meldrim gave a luncheon,
at which Mr. Peek and his party w r ere
the guests of honor, yesterday afternoon.
After the luncheon the government yacht
Angler was boarded, and, as the guests
of Capt. and Mrs. Gillette, the little voy
age down? the river to Fort Pulaski was
made. The experience was an enjoyable
one, and the opportunity for seeing the
old fortifications that once protected the
entrance to the harbor of Savannah, all
that could have been desired. To the
younger members of the party, especially
the historic Incidents that the old spots
recalled, proved an unending source of en
tertainment. Dinner was served aboard
the Angler, and it was late in the evening
before the yacht returned to her berth and
the visitors to their hotel.
Mr. Peck and his party left over the
Southern last night at midnight for Ashe
ville, where a few days will be spen .
Thence they will return to Chicago.
MAKING SEWER CONNECTION.
Kew House nrulnngc System Is Now
in Working Order.
The work of making connections with
the new house sewerage system Is pro
gressing satisfactorily. About forty ap
plications for permits have been made
and about half that number granted, fif
teen or sixteen connection having already
been made In widely scattered portions of
Owing to the fact that the mop of the
system has not vet been completed tne
"Ys" for the connections have to be lo
cated by the supervising engineer. This
requires ii little longer time in passing
upon applications than will be the ease
later. Applications must be made to t ’e
director cf public works and permits ob
tained from that office.
While (litre is no compulsion in mak
ing connections at present it is hrJi v and
that quite a large number will take a,;,
vantage of the opportunity this summer.
One inducement to do so is that plumbers'
bills are likely to be easier than will prob
ably be Ihe case this fall. Another Is that
tho city is making no charge at present
ler Inspections. The system is now in
working order ami (he automa’lc flush
tanks are performing thetr work ju?t as
if the system were In general use.
IIKBEKAH DEGREE ODD FELLOWS.
Ruth Lodge Held Its Semi-Animal
Election Last Mgbt.
Ruth Rebekah Lodge of Odd Fellows
held a communication and Its semi-annual
meeting last night at Metropolitan Hall.
The Rebekah degree was conferred upon
five candidates. The election of officers
resulted as follows:
I’, U.— Mr Margaret M Exlry
N. Mrs. Fannie N. Groover.
A'. G.—Mi ■ M. N. Haupt
Secretary—M.ss Josephine E. D rseit.
Treasurer—Mis. Li Han Manucy.
The appointive offices were not Ailed
last night, bin will be probably at the
next meeting of the'lolge at which time
also, the Installation of officers will tuke
MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1900.
TO DEDICATE THE PARISHES.
Impressive Service* in All Catholic
A consecration of the Roman Catholic
parishes of Savannah to the Sacred Heart,
will take place to-day in each of the
churches, tn accordance with an encyclical
letter issued by His Holiness, Pope Leo
XIII, and dated May 25, 1899.
Ow.ng to the delay of the letter in reach
ing this country, the church authorities
decide*! that both the shortness of the
time at their disposal, between the re
ceipt of the letter, and the Feast of the
Sacred Heart, on which the consecration
was to have taken place, it would be im
possible to prepare for a fitting observ
ance, so the time was postponed to the
next feast of the Sacred Heart, which
takes place ro-day.
The ceremonies attending the consecra
tion are most interesting and beautiful.
At the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist,
they will consist of a mass at 6:30 o’clock,
w hich will be celebrated by Bishop B. J.
Kelley, and a second mass at 7 o’clock,
of which Rev. Father Kennedy will be
the celebrant. Then will follow the read
ing of the following act of consecration
by the officiating clergyman, and Its repe
tition by the congregation:
“Most sweet Jesus, Redeemer of the
human race, look down upon us, humbly
prostrate before Thy altar. We are Thine
and Thine we wish to be; but to be more
surely united with Thee, behold each one
of us freely consecrates himself to-day to
Thy most sacred heart. Many, indeed,
have never known Thee; many, too. des
pising Thy precepts, have rejected Thee.
Have mercy on them a!;, most merciful
Jesus, and draw them to Thy Sacred
Heart. Be Thou King. O Lord, not only
of the faithful who have never forsaken
Thee, hut also of the prodigal children
who abandoned Thee; grant that they may
quickly return to their l ather’s house,
lest they die of wretchedness and hun
ger. Be Thou King of those who are de
ceived by erroneous opinions, or whom
discord aloof, and call them back to
the harbor of truth and unity of faith, so
that soon there may be but one flock and
one Shepherd. Be Thou King also of all
those who sit in the ancient superstition
of the Gentiles, and refuse not Thou to de
liver them out of darkness into the light
and kingdom of God. Grant, O Lord, to
Thy Church assurance of freedom and im
munty from harm: give peace and order to
nil nations, and make the earth resound
from pole to pole with one cry: Praise to
the Divine Heart that wrought our salva
tion: to It be ,glory and honor forever.
At ngh;. at 8 o’clock, the services will
be continued by a procession of the chil
dren of the church, in honor of the Sacred
Heart. The boys will enter the church
on the south side, and the girls at the
opposite door. The two lines will march
down the side aisles, .and then joining,
will proceed, two. by two. to the altar
where they will sing the hymn: “I Need
Thee, Heart of Jesus.” At the conclusion
of the hymn, they will occupy seats that
have been set apart for them, and will
Ihen s ng the ‘‘Hymn of Reparation.”
‘ Come. Jesus, Come.” solo and chorus,
will next be sung, and then all of the
children will repeat the act of consecra
Bishop Kelley will deliver an address ap
propriate to the occasion, and will dis
miss the congregation with a benediction
and the Blesned Sacrament.
OYSTERMEN STANDING TRIAL.
Lewi* Frn*er Convicted of Taking;
Oyster* From Leased Red?.
Judge Falligant began in the Superior
Court yesterday the trial of the case
against the negro oystermen, who were ar
rested and indicted by the grand jury
at the last term of the court for tonging
oysters from the beds leased by Capt. Gus
Oemler from the county. There are twen
ty-two of these indictments in all.
Two of the cases were placed on trial
yesterday. Jasper Holmes was the first
of the defendants whose case went to a
jury, and late last night the jury still
had the case under consideration. With
the second case tried the state was more
fortunate, and a verdict of guilty was
found against Lewis Fraser shortly after
the jury left the courtroom. Sentence
upon him will be passed during the day.
The cases are all essentially alike. The
defendants say that the points from which
they gathered the oysters are natural oys
ter beds, dedicated by the Legislature to
the people of the county perpetually, and
that they had a perfect right to go upon
them. The state says in reply to this that,
under the oyster laws enacted by the
state, Drake*® chart is taken to be prima
facie evidence of the existence of natural
l ed?, and that this chart show’s the spots
from which the oysters have been taken
not to be natural beds. On this under
standing they have been leased to Capt.
Oemler and he has planted them with
Solicitor General Osborne, Mr. W. B.
Stubbs and Mr. W. W. Gordon. Jr., rep
resented the state in the trial of the oys
teremn, while defendants were repre
sented by Mr. W. P. La Roche and Mr.
George W. Beckett. It was contended by
Mr. Laßoche that to convict the defend
ants it was necessary for the state to
show' that there existed criminal intent on
their part, when they took the oysters,
and if they believed that the beds were
natural oyster* beds, and were advised by
counsel that they had a right to tong oys
ters from natural beds, this state of mind
would protect them against criminal pros
It was argued by the Solicitor General,
in reply to this, that the fact that the
oys ers were taken was sufficient evidence
in itself of the existence of criminal In
tent. The proper way to try a question
pf title, said Mr. Osborne, was not by
taking the article w’hose ownership was
in dispute from the man who held it in
possession, but in the courts of law in the
first instance. This argument found favor
with the jury that tried Fraser and the
verdict of guilty was returned without
any. lengthy deliberation.
For Friday noil Saturday.
Just received, 1,000 beautiful handker
chief boxes, to be given away free to all
purchasers of any of the following arti
One pound Thea Neclar tea 60c
One pound Japo tea 75c
One pound baking powder 45c
one pound best pepper 40c
One pound best mustard 40c
Two bottles of extract 50c
00c worth of tea, any kind.
75c worth of tea and coffee.
St worth of coffee, any kind.
These boxes are without exception one
of the! most useful articles around the
house. The Great Atlantic and Pacific
Tea company, loti Broughton street, west.
Telephone 618. -ad
To Brunswick and Return, 81,00 Via
tlir Plant System, Sundays.
In addition to Ihe Charleston Sunday
excursions, the Plant System are selling
round-trip tickets to Brunswick, good on
Sundays only, at rate of SI.OO for the
round t rip Trainsjeave at 2:10 a. m. and
5:20 a. m ad.
fb.OO Trimmed Hats $2210,
To-day, regular $5 00 trimmed hats $2.50.
Ladles’ Night Ml Isle of Hope,
Mr Ed. Wilson, the photographer, will
present the lady who guesses nearer the
number of people on Barbee & Bandy’s
pavilion, one dozen photographs of her
self Terrapin soup with supper; go out
aid try’ one of those suppers.
Cars leave Tenth stie.t every half hour
7Kc The Ladysmith T.Tc.
The same hat as others advertise at 98c.
DRAGOON TO CHANGE HANDS.
SYNDICATE ABOUT TO SELL Ol T TO
Invitations From Carolina Y’arlit
Club Received by Savannah Yacht
Club anil It I? Expected That Many
of the Members of the Club Will
Attend the Regatta Next Thursday
and Possibly a Later Race on July
11—Dragoon Will Probably Attend
Regatta and Remain nt Charleston
Lntil After July 11.
At a meeting of the Savannah Yacht
Club, at the club house yesterday after
noon., two communications from the Caro
lina Yacht Club were read. The first ex
tended an Invitation to the members and
owners of yachts of the Savannah Yacht
Club to attend and participate in the an
nual regatta of the Charleston Club, on
June 28. A desire was expressed for the
attendance of as many yachts a9 possi
The second communication extended an
invitation to the Savannah yachtsmen to
attend end participate in a race, to be
given under the auspices of the Carolina
Yacht Club during the cession of the Na
tional Educational Convention at Charles
ton, about July 11, the exact date for the
race not yet having been determined.
The Convention Committee will offer a
trophy to be competed for on the occa
Resolutions were adopted instructing the
secretary to reply to the invitation'*,
thanking the Carolina Club for its courte
sies, it being at the same time decided
that as many of the members, and yacht
owners as can conveniently do so, should
It has been understood since the recent
contest in which the Dragoon was defeated
by the Maris, that the owners of the Sa
vannah yacht would take her to Charles
ton on the occasion of the regatta there
for the purpose of sailing a friendly race
with the victor. It i? likely that this plan
will still be carried out, though the out
look is that the Dragoon will have .anew
set of owners by that time. A proposition
to buy the Dragoon was made to the
syndicate controlling it shortly after the
recent race. At a meeting of the syndicate
yesterday all of the members present gave
their consent to the sale. As some of the
members were absent, however, a definite
Conclusion could not be reached, but it
is believed that the sale will bo made. The
price offered is understood'to be a fair one
and as the syndicate secured the boat
about a year ago at much below' her orig
inal cost the members of the syndicate do
not stand to lose much, if anything, by the
The prospective purchasers are members
of the Savannah Yacht Club. In case the
transfer is made it is expected that the
newr owners will take the Dragoon to
Charleston for the regatta of next Thurs
day, and that she will remain there to par
ticipate in the later race on July 11.
Mr. O. Rothschild of Darien Is in th
Mr. H. S. Leete of Atlanta is at the Pu.
Mr. H. M. Sapp of Atlanta Is a guest of
Mr. X T. Wilkes of Adel is a guest of
Mr. X T. Titten of Atlanta was at the
Mr. X A. Franklin of Columbus is a
guest of the Pulaski.
Mr. Henry Robinson of Atlanta was at
the Pulaski yesterday.
Mrs. H. R. Johnson left for Atlanta last
night via the Central.
Mr. D. G. McAllister of Columbia is reg
istered at the Pulaski.
Mr. H. C. Beasley of Tarborough is
registered at the Pulaski.
Mr. F. H. Clark will sail for New York
to-day on the Birmingham.
Mr. J. Richardson of St. Mary’s regis
tered at the Pulaski yesterday. *
Mr. W. W. Hampton of Gainesville,
Fla., la registered at the Pulaski.
Mr. W. B. Gadsden left via the Plant
System last night for Montgomery.
Mr. B. F. Stacer of Lyons was among
yesterday’s arrivals at the Screven.
Mr. C. Y. Richardson is seriously ill at
his home, No. 225 Bolton street, east.
Mr. H. H. Bacon will be a passenger on
the Birmingham, to-day for New York.
'Mr. E. J. Giles of Reidsville was in the
city yesterday the guest of the Screven.
Miss Carrie Lilienthal will sail for New
York to-day on the City of Birmingham
Mr. C. Edwards of Ridgeland was in the
city yesterday and stayed at the Pulaski
Mr. J. L. Owen of Manassas was in the
city yesterday and stayed at the Screven.
Mr. J. W. Williams of Adabelle was
among the arrivals at the Pulaski yester
Mr. J. E. Bimrn of Jacksonville was
among the arrivals at the Screven yester
Mrs. A. B. Girardeau and children left
via the Southern yesterday for Wavne;-
Mr. G. H. Day will be a passenger cn
the City of Birmingham to-day for New
Mr. L. J. Johnson of Waycross spent
yesterday in Savannah a guest of the
Mr. J. Ferris Cann will be among the
passengers on the Birmingham to-day for
Rev. Ed. F. Cook is in Rome attending
the Epworth League State Conference.
He will return to-merrow night, and will
fill his pulpit on Sunday.
Mr. J. W. McGlllis left via the Plant
System last night for Rome, where he
goes to attend the annual conference of
the Epworth League to which he is a del
A party fiom Columbus, consisting of
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Banon, .Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. JefYors, Mrs. Reid, and the Misses
Lena Hard, Emma Hardy. Britton, Lum
Smith, and Eva Carlisle, registered at the
Pi laski list night, and will go down to
Magnolia Encampment of Odd Fellows
will hold an election of officers Monday
The firemen at No. 5 engine house were
called out yesterday afternoon by a blaze
In Die rear part of the house No. ,il3 Henry
street, east. The fire was quickly extin
guished and the loss is small.
Got Her Divorce,
A Jury In the Superior Court yesterday
granted a first verdict of divorce In favor
of the complainant in the case of Geor
gia Dorsey against Seaborn Dorsey. The
verdict of divorce was grant and on the
grounds of adultery, cruelty, habitual in
toxication and desertion, several Instances
of every one of these wrongs, save the
last, being specifically albged In th’ peti
V. Jl. C. A. Cycle Men.
An enjoyable time Is expected to-night
on the Young Men’s Christian Association
cycle club run. The club will meel at
the Y. M. C. A. building, at 8:30 o’clock
and after a spin, will return for refresh
JURY STOOD SIX TO SIX.
Sixteen Honrs* Deliberation Failed
to Bring an Agreement.
The City Court jury that had wreotled
all of Wednesday night and during the
early hours of yesterday morning with
the intricacies of the case of John H.
Grimm against J. L. Thompson, H. A.
Fountain and the Empire Feed and Mill
ing Company reported to Judge Norwood
wh n court convened that they had been
unable to come to any agreement.
More than this, the jury said there was
no likelihood of an agreement being reach
ed. Six of the twelve ware firmly convinc
ed that the note which had been signed
by the late lamented Moore and accepted,
indorsed and afterwards paid by Grimm,
should bind tho defendant Fountain, while
the other six were equally sure that
Grimm had had all the notice of the dis
solution cf the partnership and of Foun
tain's retirement from it that the law re
quired and that he could not be held re
sponsible for the note that Moore exe
Under the circumstances the foreman
of the jury was w ithdrawn and a mistrial
was declared. A. H. Moore, the partner
who signed the note and got the money,
skipped from Savannah in the van of a
number of clamorous creditors, and of
the bondsmen who had gone security for
his appearance in the Superior Court to
•answer a charge of forgery. He has not
been heard from since. The trial of the
case in the City Court, that resulted in a
mistrial, is a small portion cf the after
math of his Napoleonic financial career.
BANKRUPTCY PETITIONS FILED.
AV. F. Gagel nod J. R. Smith Seek
Relief From Oppressive Debt?.
The petitions in bankruptcy of two Sa
vannah men have been filled in the office
of the clerk of the United Slates District
Court. The petitioners who seek a dis
charge from obligations they have in
curred and that they are unable them
selves to discharge are William F. Gugei
arc! J. R. Smith.
The petitioner first named is a railroad
engineer. The schedules appended to his
petition show him to be indebted to va
rious merchants of the city in the sum of
$434. He has no assets with which to make
good any part of this indebtedness.
The other prospective bankrupt is al-o
a railroad man, though he is in the e'er
ieal department and not the mechanical.
His liabilities-, due local firms, amount to
$373. while his assets, consisting of house
hold and kitchen furniture and wearing
apparel, with some part of his salary lor
the present month, are scheduled as of
the. value of $147. All of the assets are
claimed as a homestead for the support of
the petitioner an<s his three children, under
the provisions of the exemption laws of
Removal of tlie Day Nursery.
The Executive Committee of the King’s
Daughters Union* and the presidents of
all of the local circles will hold a meet
ing this afternoon, at 5 o’clock at the Sun
day School room of the Independent Pres
byterian Church, for the purpose of con
sidering matters pertainung to the removal
of the day nursery.
Sunday Trip? to Brunswick Via
Plant System $1,09.
The riant System will sell round-trip
tickets to Brunswick on Sundays, limited
to date of sale, at rate of SI.OO. Trains
leave at 2:F a. m. and 5:20 a. m —ad.
HA Ll* RATES
To Barneavllle via Central of Geor
Account of Barnesville Chautauqua.
Tickets on sale from all points in Geor
gia on Central of Georgia Railway. July
3 to 6 inclusive, and for trains scheduled
to arrive in Barnesville prior to noon,
July 7. Final limit July 10.
Ticket Offices—lo 7 Bull street and Cen
tral passenger station.—ad.
Family Excursions to Tybee Every
Wednesday nnd Friday.
Twenty-five cents round trip. Tickets
limited to date of sale. Tickets on sale
at Tybee Depot, Randolph street, foot of
75c. Sailors 39c.
To-day, white, black, navy end browm
rough and ready Knox shape sailors; reg
ular 75c hat, 39c. Krouskoff's.—ad.
Summer Excursion Problem.
The attractive and Interesting publica
tions issued by the Southern Railway,
namely. Summer Homes Folder, ’’Land
of the Sky” and Sapphire country pam
phlets will greatly assist one in selecting
desirable summer resorts. Low rate ex
cursion tickets now on sale via South
ern. James Freeman, C. P. and T.
A.; Randall Clifton, district passenger
agent, 141 Bull street.—ad.
We have a nice line of cider In bottles,
pure and genuine, from the celebrated
establishment of Mott & Cos., of New
The Russet Cider and the Crab Apple
Cider are very good. Llppman Bros,, cor
ner Congress and Barnard streets, Sa
A Receiving Teller.
A receiving teller at a good bank said
that he was about to get sick. He felt
tired all time; sleep did not refresh
him; felt as if he. ought to take vaca'ion
A pharmacist put him on Graybeard and
two bo'ties completely overhauled him
and tfiade him about as good as new.
Get Graybeard at all drug stores. Gray
heard pills are treasures—23c the box.
Respess Drug Cos., Proprietors.— ad.
To-day. The entire stock of millinery,
laces at one-half price, at Krouskoff’s.—
A Delicious Smoke.
The Herbert Spencer Is an elegant cigar
and is truly a delightful enjoyment to
inhale the fumes of this fine tobacco; It
is exhilarating and delicious.
See that the name of Herbert Spencer
Is on every wrapper of every cigar, with
out which none are genuine.
The Herbert Spencer cigars are only sold
by the box of 50, Conchas at $3.50, and
Perfectos, $4.50 at Llppman Bros., whole
sale druggists, Barnard and Congress
streets, of this city.—ad.
AVhy Do Too Scratch f
When you can cure yoursetf for fifty
cents? All skin diseases, such as tetter
tall rheum, ringworm, eczema, etc, can be
surely eur-d by an oln'ment called Tetter
lne. Any number of testimonials show for
the asking. Nothing else is as good Un
les* your druggist has it, send 50 cents in
stamps to the manufacturer, J T Shun
trine, Savannah, Ga., for a box poatpa and
For Over Fifty Years.
Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup has been
used for children teething. I, soothes the
child, softens the gums, allays all naln
cures wind colic and is the best remedy
for Diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle
Cannot be better spent than at one of the
many beautiful summer resorts located on
the line of the Wisconsin Central Railway,
In both Illinois and Wisconsin. Lakes In
numerable, stocked with gamey black
bass, pickerel, etc. Send to James C
Pond, general passenger agent. Milwaukee
Wls.. for illustrated pamphlets deacrlblec
this section of the country.—ad. *
Never losses any at if,
popularity. It always in
creases In favor and wheel
men always tell you of Its
moilel conlnins oil the me
chanical merit which has
lieen enihnilied Cn the Cleve
land of years, and its easy
ronnina: qualities are a.t
tribntaltle to tho
which are to bo found only
on the Cleveland, and
'which have done much iu
giving: the Cleveland ft*
Other elialiilcM* wheel*
do not compare with the
t ome in aud see it. Our
terms are made in accord
ance with your desires.
VVm. & H. !I. Lattimore
West Congress Street
Those Samples of
And hosts of other pretty things, ar®
taking the town.
Our purchase was a big one, and the
assortment is immense.
THE PRICES, TOO. ARE
25 % LESS
THAN THE USUAL.
This is a chance to save money.
We invite yon to come.
Summer Goods at. Special Figures.
Q. W. ALLEN & CO.,
STATE AND BARNARD.
l Speaks lor Itself.
| 4SO Courtland Ave.,
Atlanta, Ga., April 26th, 1900
I Columbia Drug Company, Savannah.
Gentlemen—lt gives me pleasure to
heartily recommend •'lnfant-Friend
Powder,” and to give to you a singu
lar little coincidence connected with
During the Cotton States and Inter
national Exposition I was presented
with a little box of this powder, and
was so pleased with It that I was ex
ceedingly anxious to get more, but on
looking at the box 1 found nothing
but Savannah, Ga., no other address.
1 have often wished I knew where
to get It. This morning’s mall brought
your circular with enclosed sample. I
immediately referred to rty box. and
found it was the "Infant-Friend Pow
der.” It Is without doubt the best
powder I have ever used.
MRS. Wm. KING.
For sale by all Druggists.
COLUMBIA DRUG COMPANY.
EDWARD lOFELI’S SONS,
113 BROUGHTON STREET. WEST.
For your stock. The fly season Is now on
ns and the time to use
Tough on Flies,
a lotion when applied will prevent you*
horses and cattle from being pestered. Try
It and be convinced.
HAY, GRAIN, BRAN. COW FEE DC
CHICKEN FEED, etc.
T. J. DAVIS.
Phone 223. ug Bay street, west.
FREE! FREE! FREE!
CALL. OR WRITE
For package of T. and P. INDIGESTION
It cures when others fall.
JOHN C. BUTLER,
--ralnls. Oils and Glass, sash, Doors, Blinds,
and Builders’ Supplies, Plain and Decora
tive Wall Paper, Forolgn and Domest*”'
Cements, Lime. Plaster and Hair. Sola
Agent for Abssttns Cold Water Paint.
20 Congress street, west, and It SL Julian