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[TOOK A LOOK AT CONVICTS.
PRISO>" COMMISSIONER EASON IN
SPECTED CHATHAM’S CAMPS.
Ha* Bren on a Tone of Inix*-tion.
Chatham'* Convict Camp. He Any*.
Compare* Fatorahly AS ith Those
An Other Caontle* The County
Farm aa Evcellent Inatltntlon—On
the Same Plan a* the State Farm
at MllledgevHle—Convict'* NVorV
on the Pnhlic Raadß.
Prison Ctmrr.s.soiotier Tom Eason was !n
Savannah yesterday, and dur.r.gr th©
tnorr.l.-g it.s;e-tri the cor.vi i camps of
Chatham count . or.d-r th* guidance and
direct lan of S-r> rintender-t of Public
TA'orkr and Roads Chap.i
After the Inspection. Mr. Eason nas
•een by a repress’ lathe of th* Morning
Nears, and ex;-reefed himself as ffeil sat
isfied triih the rendition ar.d manage
ment cf the camps. They compared most
favorably h' stated, with the camps In
these counties of the state where s.milar
places of wo:k ar.d detention for misde
meanor c nvicts are best managed, ar.d
his grourds of criticism were founded
more upon matters of detail than upon
ir.e’ters of principle
Commissioner Eajson was particularly
well pleaded with the county farm, ' The
County Corarnlwloner? ‘ he paid, "are ac
complishing a gru work in this field of
®at€rpiw, <mployirg a? they do a class
cf cor.vlels, in useful ar.d remunerative
Jaror tha: would otherwise be idle a-r. i a
souire of expense to the county. The- farm
b*ar- the sanv:- relation to the other
camps of the county convi ls a? r \ r, ~ - the
atate farm at M>lledge\' 4 .1 - to the p.a/ee
cf employment ai.d detention of criminal
convicted of felonies throughout the
atace. On the county farm In Cha’hatn
®nd on the state farm at M.lledgevlie ar*
employed thote of the convicts who are
women or boys or decrepit or asr-d rnen.
und who, therefore, ar- r.ot capable of
undertaking: 'he heavy work that fails to
the lot of the strong and able-bodied
The public roads that have been con
structed throughoiK rhe county came in
for a good * , rwr<' of the praise and com
mendation of the Prison Commissioner.
'They are as good as any I have se*n
anywhere, and they seem to cover the
more thickly popuia *<i sections of the
county very nVceiy. In my opinion." said
Mr. Eason, "the rommitfioners are fol
jowir4j a course that canriOt but result
In the most material advantage to tne
county and the construction of good road-,
diverging in every direction from the
city, is among; che moef important works
of pubkc Improvement end betterment
to which they are devoting their atten
Mr. Eason expected to leave for his I
home at Mcßa this morning, his -
tion of the convict camps having be<*n
concluded. He express’d some sur
prise at the number of convicts whom
he visited, paving he had r*o idea of the
extent of the criminal population of the
county of Coat ham it was explained to
Mm that the condition of the
convict compe resulted rather from the
arifror with which crime was proseouted,
and the severity wirh which it was pun- i
ished in Chatham county, than from the
inherent viciousr.eas or crrmiraa'ity of th
TLRAED DO\V> BY COMMITTEE.
Applicant aiil to Have Faflrd in Hl*
Effort to Be Deputy Hty Marshal.
A story ;* going the rounds of the city
politVr.ar* chat an effort was made a few
days ago to displace Deputy City Mar-
Aai Kelly in favor of an active partisan
who l eorked industziouaiy for the 'fo
rious fa:&oc in the primary' campaign and
•toction. The effort failed, however, ar.d
the defrtzey maranai is still in his pi ace,
Which. Marwhal Power declares, he nils
with a singular ability and the of
ten years' experience that has made him
thoroMSTily familiar w ith its duties.
Tbfc story goes that the matter of sup
plar crg rhe deputy marshal was submit
ted to the Finance fbmmiMee of Council.
Q..e cocnnr r*-e d,d i, >t r*-gardhA tnxfzgf-*-
tior. ac a wise or,*-. Deputy Marshal Kelly
Mis been so succ*>njT Ifi coriirThUTTng to
the city r by keeping right aft
er delinquent flayers as to demon
ntrate his value, and tne committee,
thougn meaning not the slightest discredit
to the apphoar,!, decided it would be well
to continue Deputy Marshal Keliy in hie
Marshal Fewer was a*k-d for the story
of the effort to oust hi deputy, hut he
divulge no.hlng regarding it. He
would r-ot admit that he had even bea,rl of
the thin*, but it. nevertheless, has caused
•ome little talk
ADDITIONS TO THE GANG.
Arthur Miimn found Guflfy of I,nr
reny From tho House,
Norwood dovote*d an hour or two
of yesterday morr.ins'o B.'-*ion of the
City Court to the rosular weekly trial of
criminal cases and marie the rejrular
setekly addition to the force now engaged
!n drainage and road work for the coun
One of the cases, that of Arthur Mason,
Wrn s tried by a jury, instead of by the
Judge alone, as is usually the case at
these sessions. Mason was charged with
the larceny of a pair of trousers from
the store of N. Jacobson, and the Jury
found him gu.lt y. He was sentenced by
the court to pay a t w of s">o anti costs or
to serve twelve months on the county
Mason has been away from the gang
only a few weeks, having been sent up
for a year for the thefT of a coat from
ojK*rifT Edward J. Whelan, of the City
Court. He had scarcely finished serving
t)is term, when he committed another
prime and was ago in arrested.
Tbe other cases were of the stereotyped
description, petit larcenies and minor t
gaults, with cases of vagrancy and carry
ing concealed weapons affo-ding the only
variations. “Apron Mary." a negro wo
man who is quite a character about town,
and Is well and unfavorably known to
many, was presented to the court for va
grancy and was a*nt to the gang for six
WILLIAMS ESCAPER FROM GA\<l.
t'narl House Fnrufr Slipped Away
From a Convict Guard.
Dan Williams, o former messenger at
dbe County Court House, who was sent
o the chaining for forging the name of
Janitor Bartley Donovan to a number of
orders for money, negotiated with money
brokers in the city, effected his escape
• Williams was the leader of a King of
convicts who were engaged In slushing one
of the drains around the city. The gang
ms at work in a dense thicket and Will
iams was permitted by the guard to walk
a little distance Into the woods. He never
returned. County officers have been placed
on the trail of the escaped convict and his
capture Is practically certain. His es
cape will result probably In his sentence to
swerve an additional twelve months on the
Caught In a Compress.
Edward Johnson, colored, employed at
the Union Shipping Company's compress,
Ml the Georgia and Alabama terminals,
nearly lost Ms aim In the new compress
yesterday. His right arm was caught
la the picas acid badly crushed, <
BLIYGBHOT ME A V COST A!4 EYE.
1 Thomas W. Matthew* May Dose Hl*
tiight From an Alabama Sling.
Thomas W. Matthews of No. 830 Ander
j .-on street, eisr, is at the Savannah Hos
pital, the result of being made a mark by
l bc-y with a sling shot.
Mat hew a was sitting on the steps of
■ his boarding house last night, ar.d a few
f- - t fncm him was a boy with a deadly
! A-abama sling. Whether intentionally or
not the boy sent a No. 3 shoi at Mat
r.ew.-. striking him squarely in the left
eye almost in he pupil. For awhile the
victim was almost beside himself with
l an. After bathing his eye in hot water,
he hurried to a physician and was at once
tak*n to the hospital, where cold baths
were applied in the hope of preventing in
flammation. *nd the piobable loss of the
eye The- blood quickly sotdrd in the
wound and ihe attending physicians were
unable to te.i whether the could be
While th'*re is a law* against the use of
sling shots, they are almost as common
with the small boy as marbles, and in
finitely more a rigorous. The boy who
does not own a sling shot, either home
rude or bought, is out-classed among his
playfellows. That the sling is next to the
pistol in danger, is shown by the num
ber of victims; the difference being tha:
the boy who uses it is on.y in danger
from some other fellow s shot, instead of
his own. Probably that is the reason that
f aren'- a are >ss careful about confiscat
ing ihe weapon. While its use is prohibited
by law the sma.l boy who cannot make
h s own shot from a pine stick ar.d a piece
c f rubber, can buy one at almost any toy
shop for a penny, and can do more in
jury with it in half an hour than he can
with any toy he can get hold of.
Every once in a while the police raid
a crow i cf boys, capture the r slings ar.d
lug the whole outfit io the barracks. The
le.-son lasts for a short time in that imme
diate circle of boys, but does not stop the
HEARING W AS (ONTIMED.
Hut Introdcction of Kvitlence In Dil
lon Case not Concluded.
Tnlied State.-* Commissioner Lewis con
tinued yesterday afternoon the prelim.-
nary investigation in the case of George
R. IMllcn. the Sandersville lawyer, who
has been arresird upon a charge of using
the mails to defraud. Dillon has acknowl
j edged obtaining books of various kinds
1 from publishers and booksellers without
; the formality of pay.ng for them and by
i means of false names and worthless
The only witness examined yesterday
w as Express Agent J. I. Irwin, of Ten-
I riille, who testified (o Dillon’s calling at
I his office for a package of books address
'e l to E. J. Watts, one of the many
aliases under which he has operated, rep
resenting himself as the man for whom
it was intended ar.d to whom it had been
s c r t
When he was told that he would have
to be identified Dillon became frightened
and left the office ar.d the town. Subse
-1 quently he wrote a letter to the express
! agent, directing him to reship all i*ack
agfcs that came consigned to E. J. Watts,
to Oconee. Ic was this transaction that
.ed directly to the arrest of Dillon.
The commissioner adjourned the hear
ing at the conclusion of the evidence gtv
*-n by the express agtfit, until this after
noon. when it will be resumed. Other wit
| nesses are expected to make their ap
•►e-arance by ihat time and it is rather be
lieved that Dillon will feel inclined to am
p.ify the confession he has already made.
FOUND FOR THE DEfE.IDAXT,
Timbfrlnkf Recovered Nothing tn
*ult Against Street Railway.
John Timberlake failed to recover In hl
suit for demages agalr.st the Savannah,
Thunderbolt and Isle of Hope Railway
Company, which was on trial Thursday in
the City Court. The jury which was try
ing the caee returned a sealed verdict on
Thursday night, which was opened when
court convened yesterday morning.
Tb* verdict of the jury was iri favor of
the defendant. Timberlake sued the com
p*ny for $2,500 damage* for personal in
juries he claimed resulted from the care
ksssness and negligence of the employes
of the defendant. The plaintiff had faJien
from a <r at the corner of East Broad
and Broughton streets and received two
or three rather severe gashes in the skull
aa a consequence.
The defendant's contention was that he
had been drinking and that the fall was
duo to the effort he made to get off the
car while It was In motion, jumping with
his face towards the rear platform. The
jury evidently came to the conclusion that
thks was the truth about the matter, and
the verdict, therefore, wae for the defend
PROSECUTOR WAS DROWNED.
Asiinnlt With Intent to Mnrder Case
NN hi ISollproNM'd.
In the Superior Court yesterday a nolle
prosequi was entered in the case of Gil
bert Cooper, who bad been indicted by
the grand jury in session some month®
evince, for osseult with intent to murder
Since the indictment and before a trial
in the case could be had, Agoos was
drowned at Tybee, an accident that is
within the memory of everyone. It was
because of the death of the prosecuting
witness, the man upon whom the assault
Is said to have been committed, that the
nolle prosequi was entered in the case.
The indictment charged that Cooper as
saulted Agoos with knife, on Dec. 17,
lS9a, and then end there tried to kill him.
Now that, because of the death of the
prosecutor, the cofc has been dropped,
tbe real truth of the matter will never
be determined in a court of Justice. Bince
he was arrested, upon the indictment be
ing found, Cooper has been out on bond.
WILL HRIMi If THE lltoiv.
slon|i Will Go to Fort Pulaski for
the Cannon Balls.
A sloop will be towed to Fort Pulaski
to-day to receive the recent purchase of
old iron that was made by the Isaac
Joseph Iron Company from the govern
ment. There are too tone of the stuff,
consisting of old cannon balls and shells.
The Iron will be' brought to the city
and stored In the company's warehouse at
the corner of Bay end Randolph streets.
It will there await the next export ship
ment that Is made by Mr. Joseph Wolff,
the Savannah representative of the com
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THE 3JORXING NEWS: SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1900.
SIGNS FOR MORE STREETS.
THE SECTIONS OF THE 81. l E BOARDS
WILL BE WIDENED.
Director of Public Works Has Or
dered Another Supply of the En
ameled signs to Show the Names
of Streets—They Will Be Put in the
Old Section of the City, Wideniug
the Limits Where the Signs are
Already I sed Difficulty About
Putting Ip Signs In the Southern
Another supply of signs to indicate the
nanvs of streets to strangers has been or
dered. The order was p aced by Director
of Public Works Gadsden, and it is ex
pected that the eicr.s will soon arrive.
None will deny that there is need for the
srigna in ah; save one section of the city.
Wherever the old painted boards deface
the sides of the buildings upon which they
are nailed there is need for a charge to
the bright biue-e name led signs that are
to be seen in th® section included by Bay
ar.d Gaston ar.d Whitaker and Drayton
The signs ordered are of the same kind
as those showing the names of the streets
in the section mentioned. The blue signs
have been found very satisfactory'. They
are as bright and distinct as when they
were put up, tne enamel sticking well and
showing every indication of holding for
many years. All of the larger cities are
using signs of this type, and they will be
employed in Savannah to show the names
of the streets just as rapidly as it may
be found possible to secure them.
About 30 cents ea-h is the cost of the
signs. As the director of public works
i an spend no mor* than $10" w ithout the
special authority of Council, but a snirdl
supply can be bought. To put up the
signs on the streets in the section r.ow pro
vided, SIOO worth of the signs was required,
and the same quantity will suffice for three
of the following streets, Barnard, Jeffer
son. Abercorn and Lincoln, ar.d the east
and-west streets that intersect them.
The first supply of the blue signs suf
fir-d for Whitaker. Dull ar.d Drayton and
the intersecting streets, so it is concluded
• hat the same number of corners may be
provided for with a similar supply. It is
not known whether Lincoln or Jefferson
will be embraced in the new district, but
one or the other will be anew limit to
the blue-signed section.
Until all important sections in the older
par* of the city have been given signs,
there will be none put up in the south
ern section. A difficulty about putting
them there is that many of the corners
are without buildings or even fences,
though putting ahem on fences is not re
garded as the best policy, as some per
sons seem to be possessed by an insane
desire to knock off the enamel whenever
they can reach it. Until the southern
section has been built up more compact
ly, the signs will he confined to the older
part of the city.
A system of putting the signs on south
east corners has been followed thus far.
and it will continue. This offers another
difficulty to the signs being put up in
the southern section, as, wdiile there
might he r house on some other corner
of a street intersection, the southeast cor
ner would be bare. A little reflection
will show that there are many such un
improved southeast corners, and the sys
tem. therefore, would be interfered writh
should the signs be put up.
In ordering the first supply of signs,
an omission of the letters E and W to
indicate east and west for the streets run
ning that way leave* It doubtful in the
minds of a stranger regarding the signs
now* in place as to whether he is east
or wreet of Bull streets. This has been
rorrected. and the next eigns that come
out will have E or W after the names
of the eagt-and-w est streets.
SOUTHERN MISSIONARIES SAFE.
Those of the Presbyterian Chnreh
In China All Accounted for.
The Southern Presbyterian Church is as
sured of the safety of all of its mission
aries and teachers in China through a ca
blegram recently received in Nashville by
the Executive Board of Foreign Missions.
In all. this branch of the church has in
China seventy-one missionaries, either
regularly ordained ministers, or men and
women who have given up their lives to
teaching, and to the practice of medicine
at the mission stations. All of these
workers are accounted for in the cable
gram which says that sixty-seven of them
in pursuance to the instructions issued by
the Board of Missions have gathered in
Shanghai, while the other four are still at
their stations in the neighborhood of Can
ton. which they refuse to leave. (** they
consider, everything being quiet, that
there is no danger.
The immunity from harm that these
missionaries have so far had is accounted
for by Rev. Dr. J. Y. Fair of this city
on the score that all of the stations of the
Southern Presbyterian Church are situ
ated in the southern part of China, where
the Boxer movement, if it has penetrated
at all, is In its earliest stages and there
fore not as yet dangerous.
The fact that the mission stations of the
Southern Presbyterian Church are estab
lished only in the southern provinces of
China is by an arrangement among the
Evangelktol Protestant churches, which is
practically the same as the spheres of in
fluence agreed upon by the great politi
cal powers, though, of eburse, on smaller
*cale. In ofher words, it has long bean the
custom of missionaries not to settle in a
community where there is already estab
lished a mission, even though that mis
sion be under the charge and direction of
ministers of another denomination; but to
seek out new lields with a view of spread
ing ae wide* and as far as possible the
seeds of Christianity. This arrangement
hae proved so satisfactory that the need
for its continuance was especially empha
sized at the recent Ecumenical Missionary
Council, held In New York.
In accordance with this understanding,
therefore, when the Southern Presbyterian
Church entered ihe mission field shortly
after the Civil War, and its own separa
tion from the Northern Presbyterian
Church, finding the missionaries of oth'-r
denominations scattered throughout the
northern part of China, it devoted ps
energies to the southern provinces, and
particularly to that territory in the nelgn
borhood of Canton, whence it has grad
ually spread out to the surrounding dis
The Independent rresbyterian Church
of Savannah has one missionary in Chi
na. Rev. W. H. Hudson, who, until he
received the order to go to Shanghai, was
stationed at Ka-shlng, an old feudal town
of SCO,(XX) inhabitants, on the Grand canal,
about thirty miles from Canton. Here
Mr. Hudson, with his wife, and Dr. Ven
able. conducted a mission school, named
in honor of the late Rev. Dr. 1. S. K.
Axson of tnis city, the Axsoti Mission
It has not yet beetr decided by the Exec
utive Roard what Instructions wbl he sent
to the missionaries at Shanghai. it j 9
quite possible that some of them will go
to Japan either to continue tlielr work or
to rest preparatory to resuming their la
bors In China should circumstances per
mit within (he near future.
In Memory of the Bishop.
At the Cathedral of St. John the Bap
tist. at 10 o'clock this morning, requiem
high mass will be celebrated by Bishop
Kelley In memory of Bishop Bcrker, of
whose death to-day is the anniversary.
Lord Coleridge wrote: "Send me fifteen
dozen Cook's Imperial Extra Dry Wine. I
tried it while here and lind it superior."—
B % INI STOPPED THE G A>ffE.
Brunswick Lend the Poll Team 14
to <> In Fourth Inning.
Two ball games will be played at the
Bo.tor* Street Park this aft* moon for one
admission. The Brunswick and the Post
teams will be the opopeing nines'. The first
game wi.l begin at 3 o'clock ar.d the sec
ond as soon as the first is finished. Each
team will have a strong line-up. King and
O'Connor will be in the box for the Post
team in the first game. They are Savan
nah boys and both good pitchers. D. J.
Chariton, who will do the back stop work,
is another amateur player cf this city >vho
is capable of gilt-edged work.
Ir* the second game Wiggins will be in
the bov. He has been playing with Jack
ionvllie until recently when his release
wa* bought by Fercandina. who knew a
gooo pitcher when she saw one, and was
w.ilir.g to pay for his services. Wiggins
besidra plenty of speed and good curves,
nas excellent control of the bail and fields
his position s-plendidly. In the first game
he will cover third bag. McGovern, an
other Savannah player, will cover this po
sition In the second game.
P’or Brunswick. Kaphan who pitched ex
cellent ball yesterday, will pitch during
the first game. Weiss will catch. In the
second game Hallowel. ar.d Ballantyre will
be the battery. Halioweil pitched on the
Savannah professional team in ’9S. Bal
lantyne is well known, having played ball
here for a number of years. "Bub' Harper
and Yilllneau are also well known for
their ball playing abilities and are sure
to give a good account of themselves in
Yesterday's game was quite a disappoint
ment. It to rain before play was
begun ar.d continued throughout the five
Inr.ir.g.* that were played. Of course with
a wet ball and wet grounds good bail was
out of the question, and it was a relief to
playei- and suoh spectators as had braved
the weather’s inclemency when the game
was called. No official score was kept
when it was found that the game could
not finished, but ut the conclusion of
the fifth inning Brunswick was ahead by
The line-up for to-day's games will be
Charlton c Weiss
King and O’Connor.p Kaphan
B gman lb Vil’ineau
Watson 2b Harper
Wiggins 3b Garrett
Downey 8. & Bahantyne
Kelly 1. f Philips
Dobson c f Hallowell
Ghent r. f NVolfe
Charlton c Ballantyne
Wiggins p Hallowell
Bogman lb Villinoau
Watson 2b Harper
McGowen 3b Garrett
Downey s. s Weiss
Kelly 1. f Philips
Dobson c. f Kaphan
McKarrell r. f Wolfe
EAST OF THE HAM) BRAKES.
Freight Trains Will Re Equipped
With Air Brakes After Auk. 1.
The national law- passed several years
ago requiring all cars to be equipped with
patent draw-heads and air-brakes will be
come effective next Wednesday, Aug. 1,
and the roads are preparing to comply
with Its provisions. The time limit of the
law has been extended several times, ow
ing to the request of the roads for fur
ther time in whloh to change their equip
ment, but this Is the final limit, and no
complaint has been made by the roads,
or further time requested.
Nearly all freight cars are now equipped
with air-brakes and patent draw-heads,
the companies finding it wae to their ben
efit to do so. Now and then there are a
few cars which will be located at once
and scratched off the list. The railroads
are going down their rolling stock reports
and are preparing to store away all cars
not properly equipped until they can be
overhauled or rebuilt In accordance with
the requirements of the law. From now
on the freight train will be as well equip
ped with brake* end couplers as a passen
ger train and the old-time brakeman's job
will be a thing of the past.
The report of the Southern Railway
Company for the year ending June 30th
has been made public and shows some in
teresting figures. The actual amount of
gross earnings was $31,169,000. an Increase
of $3,473,000. or over 10 per cent., compared
with the previous year. The net earn
ings estimated for the same period were
$9,3*59,000. The net earnings for the eleven
months ending May 31 show' an kxrease
of $842,000, and It is believed that for the
year the increase will be $9u0,000. An in
teresting fact is that the gain Is on more
mileage than was operated during the
year ending June, 1899. After deducting
interest and rental a balance Is estimated
of $3,323,000, which would be equal to net
earnings of per cent, on the preferred
stock of the company. The former policy
of the company in maintaining the physi
cal condition of the system and in carry
ing out extensive improvements charged
to expenses has been continued.
The Convention of Railroad Commission
ers of the Southern states will be held at
Lookout Mountain, Aug. 29. It is expect
ed that nil the Southern states will be
represented, and that the discussions on
the subject of rates will result In some
concerted action looking to securing bet
ter railroad freight rates to the South by
concerted action of the several commis
The report of the net earnings of the
Seaboard Air Dine for the live months
ending May 31. show *1,029.000, compared
with *8.%6,000 for the corresponding period
in 1899. It is stated that the managing
committee of directors has decided that
the 4 per cent, bonds Shall bear interest
up to April 17.
Mr. J. McF. Williams, traveling freight
agent of the Louisville and NashvlUe,
with headquarters in Selma, was among
the visitors to the city yesterday.
Mr. Ed. Stallings, traveling freight
agent of the Seaboard Air Line, with head
quarters at Americus, spent yesterday in
Mr. T. J. Bottoms, traveling passenger
agent of the Plant System, with head
quarters at Thomasville, is among the
visitors to the city.
SITXG FOR till It K AND STOVE.
The Southern Asphalt I’nvli, K Com
pany Is the Defendant.
The case of Rourke & Mitchell against
the Southern Asphalt Paving Company
was begun In the City Court yesterday,
and several witnesses for the plaintiffs
were placed on the siand. The suit Is for
a quantity of stone and brick, sold by the
plaintiffs to the defendant, while the lat
ter was engaged in laying certain as
phalt pavements In Savannah.
The suit is for *l2O. Some part of this
amount la admitted to be due by the de
fendant. and 11 is for the remainder that
the legal controversy is being waged. The
plaintiffs are represented by Messrs. Os
borne & Lawrence and the defendants by
Mr. W. R. Leaken The case went over
from yesterday mornir.g, at the recess for
dinner, until Monday.
Rian Moral—\o Care Vo Pay.
Tour druggist will refund your money If
Pazo Ointment falls to cure you. 50 cts
THEY NOW NUMBER TWO.
SHIRT SLEEVES BBIGADE FALLEN
FROM ITS HIGH ESTATE.
Only One Charter Member Survive*.
The Other la Only Following Hl*
Custom of Year*—Criticism of the
.Movement Seem* to Hove Been Too
Strong —ln Other Cities It Has
Shown Greater Evidence of Popu
larity Those Who Inaugurated
the Movement Here May Y'et Pose
as the Originators of a Custom.
Conceived in Savannah, put into feeble
execution on the streess, talked of in ag
gressive support and condemned in de
termined vituperation, the shirt sleeves
movement seems upon the verge of pass
ing away here. Save for a very few de
votees who yet adhere to the tenets so
vehemently and eloquently expounded by
•he advocates of coolness amd comfort
rather than convention and caloric, the
brigade has lost those who enlisted. Nor
has it been a good fight.
None have died the death of social os
tracism. The antagonism has not been
so pronounced as that. The casualties
have been due to another cause—deser
tion. Unable to withstand the glances
of disapproval encountered on the streets,
the sundry nods of the heads, sallies of
wit or “witlessness, '* commiserating
smiles or averted heads of fair friends,
back the faint hearts have rushed to their
coats, forsaking the cause aspoused with
such eagerness and glad to perspire in an
outer garment and less discomfort than
that encountered, though sans coat, when
the majqrlty's criticism and non-conform
ance made allegiance to a principle a
mark of heroism.
Those opposed to the wrecking of con
ventionalities, the anti-iconoclasts, feei
much as did the disconsolate man who,
accosted by a friend and asked why he
looked so downcast, replied: “My moth
er-in-law is at death’s door, and the doc
tor doesn’t know whether he can puli her
through or not." The opposition to the
shirt sleeves movement join in the wish
that the old lady will die. They glance
about the streets, fail to see evidence of
any great vitality, and reckon her chances
as very slim.
An adherent to the principle of no coat
and coolness declared yesterday that he
believes another summer will be necessary
for a victory to be won. He lias no fur
ther hope this season. In rather an unob
trusive way, he continues to appear di
vested of his coat, but he thinks he cen
float around almost anywhere he pleases
next summer with his shirt and trousers
and belt quite the proper thing.
The way the idea has taken root all
over the counto' that it would be the
part of good sense and solid comfort to
forget to put on a coat during the sum*
mer gives ground for the belief that a
coat will yet be generally regarded as a
useless incumbrance. But the gods for
bid, is the cry, even among the advocates
in Savannah of a costless coetume. that
ever a man in a shirt waist should strike
the town. Let a man-woman display him
self-hersclf on the streets here in such
attire, and he-she may count upon a
crowd at least three blocks in length, as
a hooting, howling train of interested
The shirt sleeves brigade has fallen from
its high estate to but two members. One
of these is really not a member at ail.
He has been appearing on the streets
without his coat for several summers, and
attention has only been directed to him
on account of the stories of the new
movement. He deplores his sad lot and
offers a devout wish that discussion of
the thing may stop. Until it began, he
was not noticed, but was allowed to pur
sue the cool tenor of his way with never
an objection interposed. Now he must
needs stand the slings and arrows of ad
So that the other is really the last of
the coatless enthusiasts. Unterrified by
gibes and comments, he continues, a char
ted member of the movement, to live up
to Its principle*, scorning to revert to the
irksome abomination that he so gladly for
sook. Having tasted of the joys of the
comforts of a shirt uncovered by a coat,
he Is wedded to them and, for one, will
not desert his colors.
It is a matter of comment that in Sa
vannah. the place where the movement
began. Us very cradle, it has practically
come to naught. Verily, though, It has
not been without honor, save in its own
city, elsewhere the suggestion has been
taken up with a degree of enthusiasm that
has appearance of earnestness. Even
yet the custom of coats in summer may
become obsolete. In such an event, those
who inaugurated the movement in Savan
nah w ill fee 4 as though they have not lived
MADE QUICK WORK OF IT.
Recorder Went Through Police
Docket In a Hurry.
The Recorder’s Court yesterday morn
ing was of short duration, as there were
only a few prisoners to be given a hear
The most Important case, that of Ar
thur Middleton and Moses Jones, each
charged with assault with intent to mur
der the other, was continued.
W. Haters, white, for an assault and
battery and attempt to cut Gladys Laud,
was sentenced to pay sls, or spend twen
ty days in confinement.
J. J. Burke, another white prisoner,,
charged with being drunk and disorderly
in the house of Mrs. J. J. Burke, was
given the option of paying S2O or spend
ing a month in jail.
Only a few arrests were made by the
police yesterday and last night, and none
of those was on a serious charge.
Willie Pringle, colored, was sent in by
Sergt. W. H. Fleming on a charge of
driving his wagon on the wrong side of
the street running Into the officer’s horse.
A meeting of the Merchants' and Me
chanics’ Land Company was held yester
day, business relative to the internal
management being transacted.
Mr. Arthur Starr is suffering from a dls.
located shoulder, the result of a fall from
a Tybee train night before last. He was
standing on a car platform when his liat
blew off. In trying to recover It he fell
between the platforms.
The Wimpy prize of *5 of furniture In
the guessing contest at Barbee & Bandy's,
at Isle of Hope last night, xvas won bv
Miss M. Reisman. Mr. Charles Marks
has offered a *5 pair of shoes In the gen
tleman's guessing contest next Tuesday
A slight flurry of excitement was cre
ated on Bull street, near Perry, yestet
ftey shortly after noon by a runaway.
The horse was stopped before he had
wrought very great damage to himself,
or the buggy. His overturning the ve
hicle caused it to impede his progress, so
that he was readily caught by a young
gentleman, who happened to be In his
iou never read of such cures elsewhere
as those accomplished by Hood'* Sarsa
parilla. did you? It is America's Greatest
To Brunswick and Hetorn. SI.OO Via
Hie Plant System. Sundays.
In addition to the Charleston Sunday
excursions, the Plant System are selling
round-trip tickets to Brunswick, good on
Sundays only, at rate of *1 00 for the
round trip. Trains leave at 2.10 a. us. end
*2O a. m.—ad.
Mr. Ed Elkan of Atlanta i at the
Mr. C. M. McPhail of Atlanta 18 at the
Mr. C. B. Dickinson of Atlanta la et
Ml-. S. S. Brown of Rochelle is the guest
of the Pulaski.
Mr W. M. Durden is among the guests
of the Pulaski.
Mrs. McEachern of Daisy is the guest
of the Screven.
Mr. A. Pope left for Atlanta yesterday
via the Central.
Mr. T. J. Morgan of Waycross is the
gues; of the Pulaski.
Mr. C. C. Brown of Tenniile is regis
tered at the Screven.
Mr. T. R. Slappey of Hagan Is regis
tered at the Sere cen.
Mr. S. Comptcn of Columbua is regis
tered at the De Soto.
Mr. S. J. Wright of Statesboro is reg
istered at the Screven.
Mr J. W. Bedell of Columbus is reg
istered at the Screven.
Mr. C. S. Pritchard. Jr., of Bluffton is
the guest of the Screven.
Mr. E. Durden was among the arrival*
at the Pulaski yesterday.
Mr. J. H. Barrett of Lumber City is
the guest of the Pulaski.
Mr. J. B. Claigerman of Pine City is
registered at the Pulaski.
Miss Ida Perkins left via the Southern
yesterday for Tate Spring®.
Mr. H. H. McKee left via the Southern
yesterday for Wayneeville.
Miss Essie Whitfield of Brunswick was a
guest of the Pula9ki yesterday.
Mrs. Leon Ferst left via the Plant Sys
tem yesterday for Long Branch.
Mr. Sol Lune of Dothan was among the
arrivals at the Screven yesterday.
Miss Grimes of Daisy was among the
arrivals at the Screven yesterday.
Mr. H. S. Meinhard left via the Plant
System yesterday for Long Branch.
Mr. John P. Cason of Waycros* was
registered at the Pulaski yesterday.
Mr. J. H. Bailey of Winston was among
the guests of the De Soto yesterday.
Mr. C. S. Byck will return from New
York to-day on the City of Augusta.
Mr. George J. Mills will sail for New
York Monday on the City of Augusta.
Mr. John W. O’Neal will sail for New
York Monday on the City of Augusta.
Miss Sallie McAlpin will sail for New
York Monday on the City of Augusta.
Rev. Dr. J. D. Jordan will sail Monday
for New York on the City of Augusta.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Franklin of Union
Springs are the guests of the De Soto.
Mr. L. L. De.sbuillon will sail Monday
for New York on the City of Augusta.
Mr. R. K. King of Atlanta was among
the arrivals at the Pulaski yesterday.
Mr. Bolling Whitfield of Brunswick was
among yesterday's arrivals at the Pulaski.
Mr. R. P. Williams of Valdosta was in
the city yesterday, a guest of the Pulaski.
Mr. A. F. Churchill will arrive from
New York to-day on the City of Augus
Mr. John W. Parker wa* a passenger
over the Plant System yesterday for Troy,
Rev. Robb White will leave on Tuesday
for Virginia, where he will spend the sum
Mr. John T. Myers of Waycross was In
ihe city yesterday the guest of the Pu
Miss Henrietta Hunter and her father.
Mr. James Hunter, are at Tybee for a
Mr. M. B. Hamilton of Charleston was
in the city yesterday, and stayed at the
Miss Agnes TVhitten of P>alsy -was in
the city yesterday and stayed at the
Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Wood are
spending a few week* in Sullivan county.
Mr. J. J. Dub will be among the pas
sengers of the City of Augusta Monday
for New York.
Mrs. \V. G. Morrell will be among the
passengers of the City of Augusta Mon
day for New York.
Mrs. Wright Hunter and Master John
Huntpr will be among the passengers of
the City of Augusta Monday for New
Mr. and Mrs. Stonewall G. Williams of
Rocky Ford will be among the passen
gers on the Tallahassee for New York
Mr. Thomas Wickham and Master
Thomas Wickham were among the pas
sengers of the City of Augusta, which
will arrive to-day from New' York.
Mr. Luke Carson returned yesterday
from a month’s visit to Ireland, in com
pany with Mr. John Robinson. Together
they visited the scenes of their boyhood,
and Mr. Carson is greatly improved in
health by the trip.
First. If well, keep well by taking
Johnson’s Tonic. If sick, get we4l by fak
ing Johnson’s Tonic.
Second. Wise men insure their lives;
wiser men insure their health by using
Third. Johnson's Tonio is a family
physician, ready to answer ten thousand
calls at once. Its fee is only 50 Cents and
the good it does is beyond human reckon
Fourth. Johnson’® Tonic costs 50 cents
a bottle if it cures. Not a single cent if
it does not. —ad.
A Recelwus Teller.
A receiving teller at a good bank Held
that he was about to get sick. He felt
tired all time; sleep did not refresh
him; felt as If he ought to take vocation.
A pharmacist put him on Graybeord and
two bottles completely overhauled him
and made him about at good as new.
Get Graybeard at all drug stores. Gray
beard pills are treasures—2sc th box.
Respesa Drug Cos., Proprietors.—ad.
W have a nice lino of elder in bottles,
pure and genuine, from the oelebrated’
establishment of Molt & Cos., of New
The Russet Cider and Ihe Crab Apple
Cider are very good. Llppman Bros., cor
ner Congress and Barnard streets. Sa
Snnclay Tripe si Brunswick Via
Plant System SI.OO.
iRe Plant System will sell round-trip
tickets to Brunswick on Sundays, limited
to date of sale, at rate of *IOO. Trains
leave at 2:10 a. m. and 3:20 a. m.—ad.
lAppman Brothers carry In stock the
moat noted brands
Antediluvian Is a celebrated whiskey,
bottled by Osborne o ’’w York, ana are
safe In eaying It Is • of the best
whiskies la Ute city.
The Peoria Rye Whiekey, bottle in bond
by Clark Bros, of Peoria. 111., la also a
The Peerless whiskey, bottled In bond at
Hendersonville. Ky., being under the su
pervision of the United States government,
insuring purity and strength.
Llppman Broa. are wholesale druggists,
but they Intend to retail these fine whla
To the Mountains.
In the nick of time.
Just when you are yawning and feeling
tired out and broken down, a bottle of
Graybeard Is belter than a trip to the
Are you constipated? Take Graybeard
pills. IJtlle treasures—26c the box. Res
fitaa D rug Cos,, Proprietor*-*,*,
* pmrlcag* or ten cent*, •cconjing w
the u*. Put up In air tight horn
which k*p this good salt good
to the salt that never sticks.
DIAMOND CRYSTAL SALT CO.
Si. Clair. Mich.
HENRY SOLOMON & SON.
Sole Distributing Agents.
nerve ionic and blood purifier. It
creates solid flesh, muacie and
strength, clears the brain, makes
the blood pure and rich, and cause*
• general feeling of health, pow*r %
und manly vigor. Within 8 days
ufter taking the first doee you no
tice the return of the old vim. snap
Und energy you have counted as
loert forever, while a continued,
judicious use causes an improve*
meat both satisfactory and last- -
in. One box wm work wonders,
six should perfect a cu-e: ou oeats
a box. 6 boxes for 12. W. For sale
bp all druggists everywhere or will
be mailed sealed upon receipt of
prWe. Address Drs. Barton and
Benaoa. iQf bar-Ben Block. Cleve
CET IT TODAY!
WOOD AND STEEL
Hooks of All Kinds.
Ell M’S SONS.
113 BROUGHTON’ STREET, -WEST.
SCHOOLS ASD COLLEGES.
BETHEL ACADEMY, VIRGINIA.
In historic Northern Virginia. Best ref
erences almost anywheie in the Union.
Thirty-third session begins September 21st
coi. r. a. Mclntyre, supt.
1342 Vermont ave. and low3 Circle,
Washington, D. C.
Boarding School for young ladies. Send
for catalogue. Miss Mary Davenport
Chenoweth. Mrs. Elizabeth C. Sloan.
Edgeworth Boarding A Day School
.For Girls. Reopens Sept. 3Sth year.
Mrs. H. P. LEFEBVRE, Principal.
Miss E. D. HUNTLEY, Associate Prin.
122 and 124 W. Franklin st.. Baltimore. Md.
NEAR CHARLOTTESVILLE. VA.
For boys. Fully equipped. Send for catalogue.
JOHN R. SAMPSON. A M . Principal.
Fruit, Produce, Grain, Etc.
>22 bay street. w*t.
For your Btock. The fly seaeoa is now on
us and the time to use
Tough on Flies,
a lotion when applied will prevent yout
horses and cattle from being pestered. Try
It and be convinced.
HAY, GRAIN, BRAN, COW FEED,
CHICKEN FEED, etc.
T. J. DAVIS.
Phone 223. 11* Bay street, west
Black Eye, Pigeon and Cow Peas
Potatoes, Onions, Peanuts, and all fruits
and vegetables In season.
Hay, Grain. Flour, Feed.
Rice Straw, Magic Poultry and Stock
Our Own ale
W. D. SIMKINS & CO.
213 and 216 BAY, WEST.
J. D. WEED St CO
Leather Belting, Steam Packing & Hose.
Agents for NEW YORK RUBBER
BELTING AND PACKING COMPANY.
JOHN G BITLER,
Points, Oils and Glass, sash, Doors, Blinds,
and Builders' Supplies. Plain and Decora
tlve Wall Paper. Foreign and Doiaesfu
Cemento. Lima. Plaster and Hair. Sol#
Agent for Abestlne Cold Water Paint,
to Congress street, west, and 19 St Julian
Empty Slolaiaea Ilojfahcada for
C. M. GILBERT & CO.
M Morphine and Whiskey hab
its treated without pair or
confinement. Cure guarnD
teed or no pay. B. H. VEAL,
Mau’yr Lithia Springs San
itarium. Box 3. Austell, tia.