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MARCONI'S LATEST WORK
WITH AERIAL TELEGRAPHY.
HIS “LABORATORY" \ THE SHORE
AT POOLE H \ll lIOR.
He Ik H\per imoii f inji There With
Cylindrical Tin < nn*—Hon He Pro
to Prevent Ihe ••JnDiiniiitt’*
of Hl* Apparatus—Ha* Overcome
the Chief Defect of Ihf Wlrol<;M
System anil 1 Now \lle ( Hake
1 iiMtrn iiient* That Cannot He Inter
f erred Willi —How tlic \ounj; \i
-810-ltnllan Work*— It I* <>nl> by
Hrnson of Infinite Patience and
Often %fter Mnn> Failure* That lie
Is %hle to Take Fomartl Steps,
fin* Many \mbflions— •*I am N onnji
anil Perhaps >ln> Do *ninctliifiK
After a W lii I*.
Copyright. 1900. by Herbert Wallace.
New York. July 20.—’When Marconi left ,
friends tha; h*: im tl*.l to • rul rnu iof
file, time thi~ .- mmer or. the bit of •• fi- i
lying* to the north cf Pool* Harbor—on
Che English channel—which h- a.! his
“laboratory.” U is the ytranc -t labora
tory ever established by any i- anti.-; in 1
even those who ore famill .r with th
ordinary form of wireless telegraph! ap
paratus would scarcely he able to t< og
niz* the kind of work he does in it. For
Marconi has changed the form of his cx
perifnental work—cylindri il tin cans
make for him more onv< nb tu . ai>a Hie
r— — —7
lb- ' sii^iii TrWpiffißfith*"
'i • . , 1 - ' '
Marconi Instruct ing- Ills Assistants.
•ml radiators than vertical wires—an.)
tables covered with tin cans, wires ami
miscellaneous instruments nre scattered
about on the beach whenever he is it
work Some who he.ve seen the appar
atus with which he is experimenting at
present taken it for a set of tile
measuring instruments; others have sup
posed his devices to be arranged for ttik
lng the temperature of the s< t water; it
has even been euspocted by (he fisher
men who have tvntc fir'd hint with wonder*,
that his tin cans and i.ibb sand wires
formed parts of some new-fangled const
Marconi chose the strip of beach ne.tr
Poole Harbor because it is remote.
"Here,” he said one day. “I can be alone
•nd <lo my work without fear of inter
ruption. and what I once do here on a
•mall scale, I can do anywhere in a larg
er wav.” The chemist leases that he
holds the world in a crucible; so he does
1n elements, and a chemical fact one a
proved in his laboratory Is true every
where. So it is with Marconi's laboratory
with reference to wireless telegraphy,,
•nd he is proving important facts an l
making discoveries of principles that will
hold when ether wav* shall be as fear
lessly handled, end spoken of as
ly as the steam engine or the electrical
current is to-day.
Whnt Marconi Ik Seeking.
It is now almost year since Prof.
Fleming of University College. London,
addressed the British Association for the
Advancement of Science, on wireless teleg
raphy, and, in sending gre* ting* by the
Marconi system te the French Associa
tion across the channel db ov : and ihat
soitk- of the messages exchanged were de
tected fifty miles beyond their destination.
Messages sent from Boulogne to Dover
were read in the , at ions at Chelmsford
•way across the hills of Kent and beyond
the fog and smoko of London town. The
achievement was remarkable, even though
the public refused to be surprised. Proba
bly nothing short of wireless messages
half way round the world would excite
unusual interesi now. and doubtless many
are wondering whe.her anything more will
come of wireles-s telegraphy than has al
ready been accomplished.
But Marconi has not been contented to
•top at the attainment of a hundred miles.
There were and are s;ill too many un
solved problems for him to r. >t his labors.
To prevent the inter■ pti< n < f <\: patches
•nd the “jamming" of tin* ins;i ;im* nts, to
attain longer db.aiKcs., to m:ts:er the se
cret of “tuned'' ether wav. s. and to ; p
ply the system practically to shipping so
as to increase the safety of vessels at
•ea—these were a few of the things he
has set out to do. Already the li t'.e
strip of coast near Poole's Harbor has
witnessed some of these solutions.
The writer had the plensi - I of spend
ing several weeks recently w 1 h Marconi
at the Poo’.e stall n. and of watch
ing •he work from day today. Hn<% morn
ing began with r wireless conversation
with the Isle of Wight station, when or
ders were given to the man there to “stand
by" later in the day and meantime to
look out for any unusual **theiial” oc
currences. The English navy was exper
imenting with wireless telegraphy at
Portsmouth, forty miles beyond, anti the
Isle of Wight installation kept up a lively
action while thes** experiments w. re going
on. Asa rule Marconi wn kept informed
•s to the progress of tin* navy, while the
navy was unable to "tap” his messages.
It was not a fair game, as the admiralty
begett to realize. Now they have arrang
ed with Marconi for the installation of his
•ystem with the latest improvements on
some forty vessels. But that, in spite of
lls Importance, is another story.
Nothing is ever attempt'd at Marconi's
laboratory that lias ever boon done before.
To be sure, the stations were set up along
the beach in the sairrc way •< h morning,
but no fact once discovered and verb -d
needed to be repeated. Man-'M's r.uylim
U. "If I do it once. 1 can do It again un
der the some condition;."
To the laymaivit would that Mar
coni's station* were set up in the same
way avtry day, but the initiated observer
could not fi to see that there were dif
ferent arrangements each day, and at no
time was there a station at Poole like the
pole-suspended wire we have come to as
sociate with wireless telegraphic appar
otu- The vertical wire was replaced by
a cylindrical can scantling on end and the
earth wire by a similar can lying so as
to make good connection. To the
regular transmitting and receiving Instru
ments were added coils and resistances for
the purpose of varying the capacities of
iupright cylinders. For better con
du ting. Ihe receiving station was placed
nra! the w ater’s edg**, Itnd the earth can
partly sunk iq the wet sand. The instru
ments were generally arranged on tables,
and in heavy winds, of which there were
many, the vertical cans had to be stayed
with guys to keep them in position.
Fact* I'lrwti t heories \flerward*.
With such apparatus. Marconi began a
seri* s of experiments la?i winter w hich
have already led to the discovery of many j
important facts in regard to wireless
telegraphy, and have solved many of the I
most elusive problems that have ever been I
encounter dt in the development o’ anew
Marconi often works syn hetically in
stead of analytically. He doesn’t waste
litre and *nergy asking why a certain
cause produces a certain effect; lie says,
"This cause does produce this effect; l
don’t know just why, but it works this
way. and that is enough.” This attitude of
mind has led many to charge Marconi
with being a business man instead of a
scientist, and, in so far as being scientist
means being impractical, this accusation
holds good. Marconi is in truth h scien
tist. but he constructs his conclusions
from actual e\|>erimens and then veri
fies those results by theoretical proof, in
stead of making tlvorcilc.il conclusions
and verifying by actual trials.
“My mind works that way,” says Mar-
coni, in speaking of the subject. “I tar
ry a sort of ;raveling library about me,"
he added, pointing to a pile of the most
abstruse scientific works, “which I read
witji a great deal of Interest, and yet I
don't work out my problems in the same
wav. Bui I get a great deal of satisfac
tion when I verify actual experiments by
mathematical proof and find everything
jan it should bt ’ The scientific spirit is
| certainly not lacking in the young man of
| ?*’ who fimte in rending
treatises on exact electric measurements,
variations of vibrations, differential cal
culus and kindred topics.
Solved flit* “Tniills'* I’rohlrm.
The most widespread cry ngainst the
usefulness of wireless telegraphy has been
been based on the fact that in
te ceptlon of and spatches was for a long
time possible. It may not have occurred
to the objectors that the same fault may
be found with wire system of signalling.
Hut by mentis of variable conductors and
capacities, Macon! has worked out a sys
tem by which only certain Instruments
can receive certain messages, A. hundred
wireless instruments tapping out a hun
dred different messages or recording a
hundred different dispatches from as many
different places ranging in distance up to
—let us soy—one hundred miles would be
most marvellous, yet Marconi is now able
to do that and much more. He has taken
up the old problem of “tuning" messages
and worked It out practically.
He obtained his results on.'y after many
experimr ms—one cannot realize how many
without having seen them. There is an
infinite number of possibilities, but once
the proper relation is established between
the transmitter and receiver, only a re
turn to that relation will bring the true
result. A slight variation of the proper
resistance at either end is enough to
make the receiver inoperative. It is easy
to #!' how almost any number of sets of
instruments may be arranged, and with a
different ratio or relation each acting
without Interference from any of the orh
| ors. There is a familiar analogy in dif
! ferent tuning forks responding 10 differ
j rut notes of a piano, only in the electric
| tuning there arc many more possibilities,
! since the electric vibrations range from
j one million to billions per second. When
the ether wave maker produces a vlbra
i tion of 400,0C0,00),000 per second he creates
►light, and when be gets a vibration of
trillions per second, he has the X-ray.
The problem of prevention cf intercepted
messages has been attack? 1 by M Tom
masi, who. as reported recently *o the
A -ademie .les Signers, used two transmit
ters at each station, one of which trans
mits the desired message, and the other
termed the “blind" transmit ter—a series
| of meaningless dot and flashes. By keep
ing the range of the blind transmitter a
little less than the other, the apparatus
J may be arranged so tlm only the real
message Is received at the station and any
i receiver interposed for the purpose of tap
ping will receive both message and the
| jumble of a r dots and dashes, so that
| the real message is not distinguishable.
Multiplex \erlnl MeMangrn.
But this plan does not obviate the pos
sibility of *n outsider setting up a receiver
very near the o her and out of range of
the blind transmitter, nor >;et of setting
lup a countci transmitter ’ which shall
“join" ul! signals Intended for the regular
, station. .Marconi's present arrangement
' pro veil is interception of niessages or Jam
j niir.g of instruments, and. moreover, per
mits the use of a large number of installa
tions in the same place. In reality he has
improved on the multiplex system of wire
telegraphy which is so useful.
In the use of the arlnl wire. Marconi
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THE MORNING NEWS: MONDAY. JULY 23. 1900.
! often found that ihe vertical wire would
| become charged with atmospheric elec
tricity and the operator might
receive a shock in making the
change from ihe transmitting to th<
receiver cir- u!, the air and earth wires
being directly connected to the receiver.
This difficulty was obviated by laseri
ing a small induction coil in the receiving
circuit, the primary of which is connect
ed to the coherer and the secondary to
the earth and air wires. The ether waves
act on the coherer by induction and the
atmospheric electricity cannot colle.it
since it has free passage to the earth.
Another recent improvement is a modi
fication of the Morse key by which the
“change-over” from the transmitter to
the receiver may be made automatically..
This prevents the operator from acciden
tally operating the transmitter when the
vertical wire is being used in receiving.
Per*l*tencc, Patience and Pluck.
Marconi sometimes works clays with
out apparent result, but he is never dis
"I am about as well satisfied,’ said he
one day, “when I fail in an experiment
as when I succeed, because if I try u
thing faithfully once and it does not work.
I can dismiss that possibility. After i
have tried a great many tilings that fail
1 get the thing that succeeds, and I don’t
have to repeat experiments in. future
It was interesting to watch him in the
“tuning” experiments. There was as
much satisfaction in his face when one
of his assistants signalled that no effect
was produced as when strong effect wiv
noted, he simply varied capacities and
resistances until the right relation w>s
produced. Then he began another series
o? experiments. One day he was asked:
“How do you know this is radiation?
Isn’t it earth leakage?" For answer he
disconnected the vertical wire and pressed
the key. There was no effect on the re
ceiver down the beach.
“We don’t know all about this yet,” he
said, "but we know the effect of the few
things we have tried. I believe it is ra
diation—ether waves. The scientists have
theories about it,” he went on, “but very
tittle is known. It seems curious that
the.-e waves should follow the earth’s ;
curvature, as we know they do. One man ;
believes they collect at a point on the
other side of the earth—the antipodal
point of the transmitter-and that may be
In the evening Marconi reviews the
work he has done during the day, and
plans the experiments for the A
day’s work is a valuable thing to him.
because he has the feeling that to-morrow
may bring some great development. No
kind of weather hinders him. He will only
stop work in the rain when it is severe .
enough to “short circuit” his batteries or
make a shock from the key possible. On
stormy days, when work outside is im
possible, indoor experiments are carried
on from one room to another. The spirit j
of work is dominant, and it is always in- j
telUgent work. “ ’K rout** us out at night |
sometimes,” said one of his assistants, j
“At Salisbury we started work one morn- i
ing at one o’clock because the nights were
good and the days bad.” Persistence, pa
tience and pluck are embodied in Mar
Drugged Miles by n Hull non.
The spirit with which he works is il
lustrated by one of his experiences at
Salisbury. For days he worked trying c*
periments with Vertical wires hold up 1y
balloons and kites. High winds playe 1
havoc with the kites, but there was no
giving up until good weather came so that
a fair trial could be had. On one ooeas
sion a balloon broke loose, but Marconi
seized the trailing rope and thought to
make nn anchor of himself by winding
the rope al>out his waist. The baboon,
however, was not to be restrained, and,
after dragging Marconi four miles across
country, it left him against a fence
which happened to be in the way. I
haven’t any proof, but I venture to say
that the young man made his way back
and went on with his work, without the
interference of u surgeon. It would be
At present Marconi is busy with plans
for the extension of his work along the
line of greater distances than before at
tempted and with contracts for the use
of the system at sea. as well as on land,
where wire systems are not in use. One
of his men is at Burkum, Germany, com
pleting the establishment of the installa
tions for ihe North German Lloyd steam
ships and making stations at a Hghthous.*
and lightship there. Another assistant is
locating stations on six of the Hawaiian
Islands and instruments for the complete
outfit are now on thy way there.
The use of the system in South Africa
has been chiefly confined to signalling be
tween the Kngßsh ships along the ebaat
and stations on land, though Ird Rob
erts has made good use* of it on land in
some instances. During the recent fear
of a Boer p’.of to blow up the English ships
the wireless system showed its advantage.
The International Company, recently or
ganized in France, will place the Marconi
system in use along rhe French coast and
on the French naval fleet. In addition to
all these operations, the installation of the
system on forty English warships should
ke-ep Marconi busy for some time.
Certainly the wireless telegraph has.
ceased to he a scientific toy; it bids fair to
be one of the most important elements of
the future world’s work. Hut Marconi
lakes it all modestly.
“I don’t think I have done very much
yet,” he remarks, “but I am young and
perhaps I may yet do something worth
while.” Horbern Wallace.
TO TALK TO COTTON I.ItmVMHS,
Crop I'rodpoGN In Sumter Other
Amerleun New* >otrs.
Americas, (la.. July 22.—1i0n. J. Pope
Brown and Hon. Harvie Jordan of the
Cotton Growers' Protective Asscociation.
will address a large assemblage of far
mers in Americas next Saturday, July 28,
upon the important subject of marketing
the cotton crop to the best advantage.
Several hundred farmers of Sumter anti
adjoining counties will come in to hear
Seasonable rains have fallen within the
past week and crop prospects continue
good. The corn crop, already made, will
\yc the largest and best in several years.
The cotton prospect is likewise good ut
ibis Htn". though a protracted drought
now would injure it greatly.
Americus needs more dwelling houses.
There is hardly a desirable house vacant
in the city.
Americus merchants look forward to
the besi fall and winter trade in ten years,
and many who leave this week and next
for tin North will buy stocks accordingly.
Even at ibis season, usually the dullest of
the year, business is quite satlsfatory, and
all Indications point to a splendid trade
during the cotton st ason.
Between 75,000 and 80,000 hale* of cotton
were handled in Americus during the past
season and the warehouses and compress
did a splendid business. Receipts during
the next season will be quite us good, or
Ill** W IFE h\\\ III>I DROWN
\ml w Vv lend Will* M. 11. Mclliikli
Died From Heart Disease.
Jacksonville, Fla., July 22.—M. R. Mc-
Hugh. shipping clerk for Swift & Co.'s
branch office here, was drowned at Pablo
Beach to-day, being caught by the under
tow. He tame here from Atlanta. Ga.. six
The saddest feature was that his young
wife stood on the beach screaming with
agony, while he was being drowned.
Ben Poliak, who was with him. was
seized with heart disease atid was carried
from the water in * seemingly dead con
dition. Four physicians worked over bint
for two hours, but in vain. He was a
clerk at Benedict, Poliak & Cos. a and
brother to the junior partner.
SUGLKTEIIHY FOR BK> ATE.
ment for Stuncliffe.
Amerioua. Ga., July 22.—1n the- primary
election in Schley county yesterday Hon.
H. H. Singletary was nominated for the
defeating Major K. S. Bakl
win by six votes. At the primary, May
15. the two candidates “tied" thus neces
sitating a second election, which was
nearly as close as that of May 15.
.Mr. C. W. Collins of Arlington, and Miss
May Page, of this city, will be united in
marriage on Wednesday next.
During a severe thunderstorm here yes
terday lightning struck the chimney of
a dwelling on Lamar street, shattering it
and also knocking the plaster from the
walls on the inside of the house. A pis
tol lying upon a bureau in one of the
rooms was fired by the concussion, three
cartridge* exploding without injury to
any of the inmates.
Dr. R. J. Stanchffe, a veterinary sur
geon here, received yesterday his appoint
ment ns surgeon in the cavalry service
nd ©--uignment to the Eighth Cavalry,
now' In Cuba. Dr. Stancliffe stood tin ex
cellent 'examination, being one of six to
succeed in a list of ©bout 150 applicants.
The hgnericus Light Infantry, forty
strong, now in camp on Cumberland, will
return home Thursday. Several members
returning yesterday report that the sol
dier boys are greatly enjoying their slay
on the island.
THE M*;\VS AT D! HIsIN.
Two Import ant Meetingd—
Dublin. Ga., July 22. —Much interest is
being manifested in Dublin over the com
ing meetings of the Georgia State Horti
cultural Society ard the Slate Agricul
tural Society on Aug. 1 and 8. Recently the
County Commissioners donated $l5O :o the
fund being raised by the citizens of Dub
lin for the entertainment of the members
of i h se societies, and the City Council
of Dublin added $1 o to the fund. It is
probable that a part of the entertainment
will consist of a ride down the Oconee
upon the steamers City of Dublin and R.
Vo terday the Populist par.y of this
county met at the Court House for the
purpos' of considering the refusal of Mr
John Wilkes to accept the nominat on of
Senator and Mr. E. L. Wade, the nomi
nation to the oflice of sheriff. Mr. Wade s
reisurs were considered good, and Mr. A.
M Biown was substituted in his stead,
but Mr. Wilkes was prevailed upon to
consider the matter for another week. The
impression is that he will agree to be
came a candidate in w'hich event the full
’icket will br* as follows: Senator, John#
Wilkes; representative. J. R. Baggett; or
c3l rary, M. S. Jones; clerk and treasurer,
A\ J. Joiner; sheriff. A. H. Brown; tax
collector. B. B. Linder; tax receiver, W.
R Hudson; surveyor, J. D. McLendon;
coroner. D. G. Pope; Count y Commis
sioners, M. M. Hobbs, R. E. Grinst-ad
and 11. T. Jones.
TATTNALL'S TEACHERS TO MEET.
Interesting: Programme at Claxton
Claxton, Ga., July 22.—This will be an
interesting week in Claxton. The 300
teachers of Tattnall county will meet
here fti annual institute and the pro
gramme mapped out is one of much In
terest and of great benefit to teachers and
On Monday night the famous "Bill Arp”
will lecture Oil "Behind the Scenes.” He
will be sure to draw a large house and
give the audience an evening of splendid
entertainment. At 31'a. m. on Tuesday
Rev. S. W. Walker will speak on "Twen
tieth Century Possibilities.'’ Tuesday
night there will he a debate between eight
teachers—four on a side—on the question
of “Expansion.” At 11 a. m. Wednesday
Hon. YV. W. SheppardYof Liberty will de
deliver an address. Thursday evening
there will be a concert by local talent
Prof. E. A. Pound will deliver an ad
dress during the week and Hon. P. W.
Meldrtm of Savannah is also expected to
The exercises will be opened Monday,
July 23 by County School Commissioner
Odom. An address of welcome will be
made by Col. John P. Moore of Claxton,
which will bo responded to by one of the
teachers. Claxton is preparing to take
care of teachers and visitors in good
shape, and i is hoped that all wtl! have
a pleasant and profitable time.
DESTRUCTIVE FI HE IN ALBANY.
Opera House and Other BnJldlngi
Burned lit u Loss of A'-.ruHt.
Albany,' Ga,, July 22.—Fire broke out
shortly Ix fore 12 o'clock laet night in the
Sale-Davis Opera House block, which nar
rowly escaped complete destruction.
The blaze originated in the cellar of the
Albany Furniture Company's establish
ment at the corner of Broad and Jackson
streets and was raging fiercely when the
firemen reached the scene. It was fin
ally got under control, however, after
.t splendid fight.
The principal losers are the Albany
Furniture Company and the Sale-Davis
Drug Company, 40 whom the building be
longed. The Albany Furniture Com
pany carried a .-lock valued at from *7,000
to $9,000 and insurance of less than **5.000
In the Hartford, the Traders of Chicago,
the Hanover and the Continental. On the
building and opera house furnishings, the
Sale-Davis Drug Company probably suf
fered a loss of $3,500, a portion of which
was in the Hamburg-Bremen, the Hart
ford, the Western of Toromo and the
Phoenix of London. The names of the
other companies involved could not be
learned this morning.
The total loss is estimated at about
$8,500, most of which is covered by insur
THE LETTER W \S A FAKE.
Itut Rronn Went to See if His Broth
er Was in Jail.
Americus. Ga.. July 22.—A Mr. Brown,
of Savannah, reported at the sheriff's
office here yesterday .and exhibited a let
ter bearing the name of hts brother, in
forming him that the writer was in Sum
ter cqunty Jail under sentence, and to
send a large sum of money with which to
pay the line imposed and secure his re
lease. The letter vis a fake, and the
Savannah Blown was thus put to much
expense and trouble for nothing.
gives nature the mild assistance
needed for the regulation of the
menses. It is of wonderful aid to
the girl just entering womanhood,
to the wife, and to the woman ap
proaching or going through the turn
of life. Women who suffer from
any unnatural drain, any bearing
down pains in the lower abdomen,
falling or displacement of the
tvomh, can quickly cure their troub
les at home, completely away from
the eyes of a physician. A few
doses taken each month will regu
late the menses perfectly.
large battle. Mid by druits for sl.
The Bradftctd Rnalator Coapiov. Attain.,Ga.
AFFAIRS IN WILKINSON.
Bond Election To-morrow-Result of
Irwinton. Ga.. July 22—On Tuesday,
Jjily 24 Wilkinson county will hold an
election to ascertain whether or not the
county wfil issue bonds to erect e new
jail. It seems now that the people will
vote against bonds.
Irwinton has at last become connected
with all the Middle Georgia cities and
The primary election for county offi
cers held in this county last week gives
entire satisfaction. In the race for eher
ff. John M. Burke defeated the present
sheriff. B. I. Stevens, only ten votes. At
first there was some talk of a contest but
!t has all been settled and there will be
no contest. This election was conducted
in such a maner so a? to unite the Demo
cratic and Populist parties. Four years
ago. this county being in the famous
Tenth district, was one of the hotbeds of
populism In the state. But all the popu
: lists voted in the Deino*cr;iiie primary of
, last week, and there will be but one
ticket in the field this fall.
night some fiend went to the pauper
farm, broke into the room of a blind wo
man and committed, that crime which has
caused so many lynehings. There is no
clue to the guilty one. but if he should
he caught, he would meet full justice*.
Henry Stubbs, the negro w'ho was sent
to the penitentiary for life last April, has
been given anew trial by the Supreme
Court and is now’ in jail her*’’. There has
never been a negro murderer who has the
sympathy of the whbe people as this ne
gro. The negro he killed had a pretty
bad repute lion, and had previously shot
Stubbs off his mule from ambush. When
Stubbs got well he met the negro, they
had a few words, and 'Stubbs shot and kill
ed him. It was a plain case of murder
on Stubbs, and the jury could do nothing
but find him guilty and recommend him
\° mercy of the court. Every grand
juror and every juror that found him
guiliv expressed a willingness to sign a
!*dition for his pardon.
AFFAIRS AT ATHENS.
Funeral of Dr. 11. H. Davii-Grrnt
Gnllirrliig of Maaonm.
Athens, Ga.. July 22.—The funeral ser
vices of Dr. B. E. Davis were held this
afternoon at Emanuel Episcopal Church,
Rev. Troy Beatty officiating. The build
ing was filled with relatives and friends
of the deceased. The honorary pall bear
ers were Prof. L. H. Charbonnier. Dr. H.
f<\ White, Dr. H. H. Law’rence, Cant. J.
U. Ruchtr, Capt. J. W. Brumby, and Mr.
I.arhdr Cobb The active pall bearers were
Messrs. H. J. Rowe. James Dozier, Frank
Hardeman. Henry Carlton. J. H. Hull.
Sylvanus Mor.i. George Lucas and James
Barrow’. Dr. Davis was one of the city’s
mrsi prominent dentists.
The city is making elaborate prepara
tions for the Masonic gathering on Aug.
28 and 29. Every lodge in the Eighth Ma
sonic district will be repreatmed here,
bringing more ihan 600 Masons to Athens
where they will be the guests of Mt. Ver
ron Lodge. The following chairmen of
committe s have been named: On finance,
H. R. Palmer; transportation, J. F.
Rhodes; initiation, W. F. Dorsey; ban
qu t, T. W. Rrid; music. Dr. J. A. Rub
enstfin; r*cep in. M. G. Michael: barbe
cue G. M. Pooth; dev oration, W. J. Gare
bold; programme, M. G. Michael. The lo
cal Mes-ins intend to make this the larg
est and moat important gathering of Ma
sons ever known In the Eighth District.
The Beat Preacrlptlon for Malaria,
Chills and Fever, is a bottle of Grove’s
Tasteless Chill Tonic. It is simply iron
and quinine In a tasteless form. No cure
—no pay. Price 60c.—ad.
—He Must Be.—“ Yes, he boasts tha? he
has lived nearly seventy years without
ever having been inside a bank.” “What
is he? A bank director?”—Chicago Times-
'*AGXoTTT N E^rA^\U?Vr~V(r"l^^
Regular meeting S:3O o’clock this (Mon
day) evening at Odd Fellows Hall, corner
Barnard and State streets. All members
are urged to attend. Visiting patriarchs
J AS. VAN BERSCHOT, C. P.
J. S. TYSON, Scribe.
Prom Mr. M. J. Solomons. Secretary and
Treasurer of the Chatham Real
Estate and Improvement Cos.
Suwar.ee Springs Cos., Suvnnee, Flo.:
Gentlemen—Noticing the advice of your
advertisement to “Drink the water at
home"—being prevented bv business en
gagements to visit the springs, and suffer
ing from a feeling of general debility—l
began drinking Suwanee Springs Water
“at home' and ot my office. After a three
weeks use of the water the feelings of de
bility have disappeared, and I feel quite
rejuvenated. Can attend to business with
alacrity. In appreciation of this phenome
nal notion of Suwanee Springs Water. I
feel it my duty to offer this, my testi
mony. of its intrinsic worth—WONDER
FUL IN EFFECT, SUBSTANTIAL IN
Trusting that others may be as fortu
nate to read and follow the advice of
your truthful statement. I am gratefully
yours, M. J. SOLOMONS. '
BONDS FOB SALE.
Valdosta, Ga.. July 21, 1900.
The city of Valdosta offers for sale and
will receive bids until Wednesday, Aug.
15, 1900, at noon, fifty 5 per cent. 30-year
Sanitary Sewerage Gold Bonds of Five
Hundred Dollars each, interest payable
January and July of each year.
Address marker! “Bond Bids,'*
% C. R. ASHLEY.
Mayor Valdosta, Ga.
BPECT %L NOTICE.
All bills against th° British steamship
Melbridge must be presented at our office
before 12 o'clock m. this day, or payment
thereof will be debarred.
STRACHAN & CO.. Consignees.
Savannah, Ga.. July 23, 1900.
All bills against the Austrian steamship
Eros must be presented at our office be
fore 12 o’clock m. this day, or payment
thereof will be debarred.
STRACHAN & CO., Consignees.
Savannah, Go., July 23, 1900.
ESI IM A TEN \V A \ TED
for the demolition of burned portion of
the Chatham Academy buildings; speci
fications, plans and conditions to be ob
tained at the office of
HENRY URBAN. Architect
33 Provident Building.
Neither the master nor consignees of
the British steamship Sportsman, J. t\
Hoy. master, will be responsible for any
debts contracted by crew of said vessel.
J. F. MINIS & CO., Consignees.
NOW IS THE TINE TO RENOVATE.
We renovate and remake with hair
ticking moss mattresses $4, hair and wool
mattresses $5. We get the size of bedstead
and make your mat tress to order, without
extra charge. Fine curb'd hair and moss
mattresses a specialty. Our medicated
st.am renovator will purify and clean us
well as Increase in volume your feather
btds and pillows. Renovation of feather
beds 15. bolsters $1.50, pillows 76c. Ail
work guaranteed first-class.
NATIONAL MATTRESS AND RENO
Bell Fhone 1136. 331 Drayton street.
' We Wash
Office 307 Bull Street. Telephone 700.
Dinner 1 to 3 and 6 to 9, Monday, July 23.
Okra and Tomatoes.
Red Snapper. Egg Sauce.
Potatoes ala Duchesse.
Sliced Tomatoes, Queen Olives.
Chow Chow, Mixed Pickles.
Rihs of Baltimore Beef, Dish Gravy.
Breast of Veai, Brown Gravy.
Lemb ala Orlandalse.
Boston Baked Beans.
Boiled Potatoes, Rice, Stewed Tomatoes.
Cabbage, Butter Beans.
PASTRY AND DESSERT.
Peach Pie, Assorted Cakes.
Rice Pudding, Lemon Sauce.
• French Coffee.
At LEVAN’S CAFE RESTAURANT,
111 Congress street, west.
PRESERVE TOllI SIGHT
By wearing glasses that not alone enable
you to see, but correct every defect that
There is no guesswork in our methods
We have the latest and most approved
scientific apparatus for accurate eye test
ing. We make no charge for consulta
tion or examination, ar.d should you need
the services of a physician we will frank
ly tell you so.
Our crystal lenses are perfect In every
respect, being ground under our own su
pervision. They cannot be compared In
value to the kind offered as cheap by the
so-called opticians or Jewelers who han
dle inferior glasses as a side line.
DR. M. SCHWAB & SON.
Exclusive Opticians, 47 Bull Street.
N. B.—Oculist prescriptions filled same
day received. Repairing done, at short
City of Savannah, Office Director of
Public Works, Savannah, Ga., July 10,
1900.—Bids will be received at this office
until 12 o’clock noon, city time. Tuesday.
July 31. 190), for the manure from the city
stables and the street sweepings, etc.,
from the streets and lanes, to be
ed at city lot for one year from date of
acceptance of bid. The city reserves the
right to reject any or all bids. En
velopes to be marked ’’Bids for Manure,”
etc. Bids to be opened in the presence
GEO. M. GADSDEN, Director.
BIT OSLY THE BEST GINGER ALE.
The best is the Wheeler Brand of Bel
fast Ginger Ale. made by Wheeler & Cos.,
of Belfast. Ireland, from the celebrated
Croinac Springs of that city. These
springs are the property of Wheeler &
Cos., hence no other Ginger Ale manufac
turer in Ireland has those waters but
themselves. The Wheeler Ginger Ale is
made from pure Jamaica Ginger Root and
not from Red Pepper, as others are; one
Is deleterious—the other is a tonic.
For Healthfulness and Purity the cele
brated Wheeler brand of Belfast Ginger
Ale is the best.
Sole Southern Agents. Savannah. Ga.
P4INTS, OILS, VARNISHES, WALL
Get onr prices on the best goods
for your building.
ANDREW HANLEY COMPANY.
WALL PAPER, PAPER HANGING.
We carry complete assortment of latest
style papers, and employ only best artists.
See our goods and get our estimate be
fore giving out your work. Our prices the
SAVANNAH BUILDING SUPPLY CO.,
Corner Drayton and Congress.
TUK WAT TO CLEAN CARPETS.
The only way tc get your carpets prop
erly taken up. cleaned and taken care of
for the summer is to turn the Job over ts
the District Messenger and Delivery Cos.,
telephone 2. or call at 32 Montgomery
etreet, and they will make you an esti
mate on the cost of the work. Prices
reasonable. They also pack, move and
store furniture and pianos.
C. H. MEDLOCK. Supt and Mgr.
LAItUL. WAHLHOISIS AND
to rent, located head ot Broughton
atreet, on West Broad, now occu
pled by the Savannah Carriage and
Wagon Cos. A they will give up
business In the city on June 1, l offer
It for rent from that date.
H P. SMART.
By the American Bonding and Trust Com
pany of Baltimore. We are authorized to
execute locally (Immediately upon appli
cation), all bonds In Judicial proceedings
In either the state or United States
courts. and of administrators and
DEARING & HULL, Agents.
Telephone 524. Provident Building.
One of our rllents has placed In our
ltands IJu.OtJO to loan on good Savannah
real ealata at reasonable rates of Interest.
BECKETT & BECKETT.
84 President street, east.
ADLER, JNO. R. DILLON
President. Castilel- '
C. T. ELI.IS, BARRON CARTER
Vice President. Asst. Cashier'
The Chatham Bank
Will be pleased to receive the account,
of Merchants. Firms, Individuals. Bank
and Corporations-. *
Liberal favors extended.
Unsurpassed collection facilities, insur
ing prompt returns.
INTEREST CO>l BOUNDED QUARTER.
I-Y ON DEPOSITS.
Safety Deposit Boxes and Vaults
rent. Correspondence solicited.
The Citizens Bank
- Vtcaecmi *iaukiu4
Solicits Account! of Individual.
Merchants, Hanks and other Cornn.
Collections hnndlcd with safety
economy anil dlapatch. 1
Interest compounded quarterly
allowed on deposits in our Savina.
Safety Deposit Boxes and #tor.
BRANTLEY A. DENMARK. Pre.lde-.
MILLS B. LANE. A | oe p re .ldea.
GEORGE C. FREEMAN, Cashier.
GORDON L. GROOVER. As.t. Cnahleu,
of the State of Georgia.
Capital SSOO 0W
Surplus and undivided profits 4401 000
DEPOSITORY OF THE STATE OP
Superior facilities for transacting a
Collections made on ail points ~—
accessible through - "banks and bankers.
Accounts Of Banks, Bankers, Merchants
and others solicited. Safe Deposit Boxes
Department of Savings, interest pavab'*
Sells Sterling Exchange on London C
JOHN FLANNERY, President.
HORACE A. CRANE. Vice President
JAMES SULLIVAN, Ceshier.
JNO. FLANNERY'. WM. W. GORDON
E. A. WEIL W W. GORDON. Jr.
H. A. CRANE. JOHN M. EGAN.
LEE ROY MYERS. JOSEPH FERST
H. P. SMART. CHARLES ELLIS.
EDWARD KELLY. JOHN J. KIRBY'.
THE GERMANIA BANK
Undivided profit* 50,000
This bank oilers its services to corpora
tions, merchants and individuals.
Has authority to act as executor, ad
ministrator, guardian, eto.
Issues drafts cn the principal eltte* !•
Great Britain and Ireland and on tbe
Interest paid or compounded quarterly
on deposits In the Saving Department,
Safety Boxes for rent.
HENRY BLUN. President.
GEO. W TIEDEMAN. Vic* President.
JOHN M. HOGAN. Cashier.
WALTER F. HOGAN, Ass't Cashier.
Accounts of banks, merchants, corpora
tions and individuals solicited.
Savings Department, interest paid
Safety Boxes and Storage Vaults for
Collections made on all points at rea
Drafts sold on all the chief cities of th*
Correspondence Invited. •
JOSEPH D. WEED, President.
JOHN C. ROWLAND, Vice President,
w. F. McCAULEY. Cashier.
No. ItW, Chartered, IS6*
HMS Hi H
CAPITAL, sooo,ooo. BUKPLUS, SlOO.Ous.
UNIX LA* STATES DEPOSITOKX.
J. A. a. CARSON, President
BEAUNE GORDON, Vie* President
W. M. DAVANT, Cashier.
Acoounts of banka and bankers, mer
chants and corporations received upon
the most favorable terms consistent wltk
safe and conservative banking.
Residence 118 Gaston
All conveniences. Can be
rented from Ist August.
CHATHAM REAL ESTATE AND IM
14 Bryan Street. East.
To Newipgf Publishers.
For sale, a Forselth Newspaper Folder;
will fold sheet 21x42. It Is In good order.
Price $lOO. It coet originally $l,lOO, but
we have nu use for it and want the room
It will be an Invaluable adjunct to any
will not trouble you If you u*e
SHOOMI SHEET. It Is a pleasant
I* a toilet powder that Instantly dl<*
pel* the rilnnirrcenble odors nrlwfnS
OLD STYLE COLD CREAM
selves quick relief for ian burns and