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FRIDAY. AI'GI’ST 3. 1900.
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INDEX TO NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
Meeting—Landrum Lodge No. 43. F. and
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Special Notices—Suwanee Springs Wa
ter; Paints and House Painting. Savannah
Building Supply Company; Sh.p Notices.
Btrachan At Cos., Consignees; Levan’s Table
and Hote; Ship Notice. Chr G. Dahl Compa
ry, Consignees; State Specific Taxes, 1900.
Zcxema Cured bp Suwanee Springs Wa
ter; Special Notice. James Ray'e Sons.
Bicycles—Cleveland Chainless Bicycles,
SVm. & H. H. Lattimore.
Tom Keene Cigars-J. Pinkussohn & Cos.
Railroad Schedule—Seaboard Air Line
Steamship Schedule —Merchants’ and
Aliners’ Transportation Company.
The Sandal—Byck Bros*.
Baking Powder—Royal Baking Powder.
Medical—t Hood’s Pills; Coke Dandruff
Cure; Dr. Hathaway & Cos.; Munyon’s In
Cheap Column Advertisements— Help
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Cor Sale; Lost; Personal; Miscellaneous.
The indications for Georgia to-day are
for local rains and thunderstorms on the
coast, fair in the interior, and light north
to east winds; and for Eastern Florida, lo
cal rains and thunderstorms, with light
variable winds. (
A Pittsburg dispatch tells a tale of a
Salvation Army soldier who was certainly
consistent in some things, if he was not
In others. The soldier. Thomas Brady,
was arraigned in court on the charge of
having Ftolen a horae and wagon. - 'Are
you guilty or not guilty?” he was asked.
•‘Guilty, praise the Lord," replied Brady.
Sir ■William Vernon Harcourt r.ow esti
mates that the cosl of the war in South
Africa will not be far from $400.000,C00 in
cash, to say nothing of the thousands of
British live*. It will take John Bull a
long time to get that sum back out of
South Africa, notwithstanding the rich
ness of the gold and diamond mines of
Victor Emmanuel 1 of Italy was a hard
headed. hard-hearted old warrior, whose
pastime was shedding blood and carous
ing. His life must have been strenuous
enough to please even the Republican can
didate for Vice President. Victor Em
manuel 111, the new King of Italy, is a
man of another type. His chief pastime
Is collecting postage stamps and pasting
them Into an album, and collecting old
and strange coins.
John W. Gates, of the steel and wire
trust, will probably leave off gambling
at the card table and in the stock mar
kets long enough to express his disap
proval of the acquittal of Alexander Jes
ter In Missouri for the alleged murder of
Gilbert Gates, brother of the trust mag
nate. John W. Gates is said to have pur
sued Jester relentlessly for a number of
years, and to have spent a small fortune
In the cfTort to have him convicted.
The Arbuekles the other day announced
kn additional discount on sugars. This,
It Is believed in some quarters, means
that the sugar war between the Arbuekles
and the Sugar Trust may break out agoin.
The Trust has not yet met the discount,
but It has reduced the wages of its em
ployes, which may be preliminary to join
ing Issues with the Arbuekles once more.
Trusts never hesitate 10 make their work
ing people pay the cost of their wars if
they can do so.
Ballard Smith, whose death occurred at
fWaverly, Mats., a day or two ago, was
one of the many Southern men who have
ochieved success in Journalism In New
iYork. Mr. Smith was a Kentuckian, and
got his first training under Col. YVatter
eon on the Louisville Courier-Journal. In
New York he was managing editor for a
time of the 6un and also of the World,
and for several years was connected with
the Herald. Ills latest work was for the
World, being the chief of the European
bureau of that paper, with headquarters
In London. Mr. Smith was widely and
favorably known In the South.
The question Is being discussed as to
Whether there is any way In which the
accomplices of Bread, the assassin of
King Humbert, can be punished. It Is
pretty well known that he had accom
plices, and that they live in Paterson,
N J. They cannot be extradited, because
there is no treaty between this country
and Italy covering such a case. As far
as known there Is no law In New Jersey
by which they can be reached. And yet
It would seem as If they should be pun
ished In some way. Since the assassina
tion of King Humbert the anarchists st
Paterson have been doing u great deal of
talking. If vital some of them say Is
true they are already plotting other
% CAN.4b COMPANY’S NIIFORTI NCS.
If we understand the situation correctly
the seixui*: cf the Maritime Canal Com
pany's property by the Nicaraguan gov
ernment will not cause profound sorrow
in this country. II is a question whether
that company ever intended to build the
! canal. There appear to be enough facts
to Justify the opinion that its purpose all
along has t>e*n to do just enough work
on the canal to hold its concessions un
til it could sell out to the United States
at an enormous profit. Ami it is not im
probable that the Cragln-Eyre syndicate,
which claims to have pretty nearly the
j same concessions as those held by the
Nfari ime Canal Company, is seeking to
I accomplish the same thing.
! There is ground for saying that If it
i had not b#en for this canal company and
1 this syndicate a bill for the construction
of the Nicaragua canal would have been
passed by Congress long ago. The bills
which have been introduced into Congress
for the building of this canal have been
heavily laden with provisions for the pay
ment of millions of dollar? to those claim
ing to hold concessions along the canal
route from the Nicaraguan government.
The whole country has felt that to pay
the vast sum of money claimed for these
concessions would be unjustified from any
point from which the matter might be
viewed. Hence there has been a great
deal of opposition to the various canal
The Maritime Canal Company has spent
some money on the projected canal, but
it is dcubtfu! if it ha- anything that
would be of value to the United States
It is a question whether the work it has
done could be utilized to advantage. To
hear those talk who are Interested in it,
one might suppose that the canal was
pretty n arly completed, and that with a
small appropriation it ccu’d be finished in
short order. Asa matter of fact compar
atively nothing has been done.
The truth doubtless is that the Nicara
guan government has become tired of
waiting on the Maritime Company, and
is satisfied that it has not now and never
will have the money necessary for the
building of the canal. It knows that the
United States will scon be ready to nego
tiate for concessions along the canal
route, and it is probable that it wants to
be in a position to make a contract with
them for the building of the canal.
The United States, of course, will do
what they can to protect the interests of
the Maritime Company, but it does not
seem that the company has very valua
ble interests. Besides, the United States,
no doubt, would like the canal relieved
of all claims against i. With there
claims disposed of. the prospect for the
early construction of the canal would be
very much brighter.
WILLIAM'S SPEECHES CENSOR F.I).
It cannot be very gratifying to the Em
peror William of Germany to have the
blue pencil used on his speeches by offi
cials of the foreign office before being
given to the public, but it is with hie ap
proval probably that they are dealt with
in this manner. He finds that when he
speaks Jisst what he thinks he says
things which invite adverse criticism not
only at home, but also abroad.
The Emperor Is rather Intemperate in
his language. He does not always mean
Just what he says. His Imagination runs
away with his judgment. His liking for
picturesque talk fs so great that the sus
picion Is raised by some of his remarks
that In his earlier days he must have
been a great reader of blood and thunder
This new order in respect to his speeches
Is. of course, due to the criticism of the
now famous speech which he made to his
troops as they were departing for China.
He has reason to feel hot indignation
against the Chinese. The assassination of
the German minister in Pekin was one of
the greatest outrages of the century. Still.
It was unbecoming the ruler of a great
Christian nation to make a declaration of
’’no quarter to the enemy.”
If the Germans should raise the blaek
flagon their arrival at TienTsln.it Is prob
able they would have to march apart from
the allies in the movement on Pekin. The
purpose of the movement Is not vengeance,
but the saving of the lives of the for
eigners shut up in the Chinese capital.
Only a few Chinese are responsible for the
death of the German minister. It would
be unjust to kill Chinese Indiscriminately
because of his assassination. There is no
doubt that the assassins ought to be made
to pay the penalty of their crime with
their lives, but to kill thousands of China
men Innocent of that crime from a mere
deslra for vengeance would undo In China
all that the missionaries have accomplish
It is better, all things considered, that
the Emperor’s speeches should pass
through the hands of a trusted official, in
whose Judgment the government has confi
dence, before they are given to the press.
In their censored condition they will not
be so Interesting as they would otherwise
be. but they will contain less that Is dis
turbing or irritating.
'A new law in New York requires that
the supervisor of the city records shall,
twice each year, publish a list of the
names of all city employes, with the sala
ries they receive and the increases In sal
ary, If any. The list for the six months
ending June SO, published on Aug. 1, re
quired 382 pages In the City Record, and
showed that the salary list footed up
more than $40,000,000 and the Increases In
salaries for the six months mote than $2;0,-
000. It has been demonstrated by care
fully prepared tables that the cost of run
ning the government of the c*ty of New
Y’ork Is relatively higher than that of any
other lirst-class city in the world.
One of the best drawing of the Coney
Island attractions this year is a "wild
man, captured in Borneo and scoured by
the management at enormous expense.”
The poster at the door of liis tent says his
name Is ”An-nahk-r-am," and the ’'bark
er'' who tells of the wonderful things he
does says that hia daily diet Is made up
of rats, snakes, birds, dogs and cats. Some
malicious Democrats have discovered that
the name of this wild man of Borneo,
when Bpelled backwards, strangely resem
bles that of n famous statesman of Ohio.
But they hesitate to believe that the Ohio
man Is doing a season at Coney Island In
At the end of 1894 there were five golf
cluba In the. United States. At the be
ginning of the present year, according to
un "ornclul” golf guide, there were nearly
1,000 regularly organized clubs with a
membership of over 200,000 players. The
money expended on the game runs up ln
iu the millions of dollars.
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY; AUGUST 3. 1900.
PLACED IN A HAD LIGHT.
The friends of the President, in
their efforts to get some credit out of the
Chinese trouble for his administration,
] place the Chinese government In a very
unpleasant position. They say that it was
Secretory Hay’s diplomacy that caused
the attacks on the legations in Pekin to
be stopped. The way they state the mat
ter is this: All Europe was sneering at
American diplomacy and laughing at the
credulity of the President in placing con
fidence in the genuineness of the first dis
patch that was received from Minister
Conger. European diplomats thought the
President and Secretary Hay were wo
fully lacking in diplomatic shrewdness in
trusting Mr. Wu, the Chinese minister ot
Washington. Asa matter of fact, how
ever. it was by believing in Minister Wu
and treating the Conger dispatch as gen
uine that the ministers in Pekin were
saved. When Minister Conger’s dispatch
was received Secretary Hay suggested to
Minister Wu that he communicate to the
Chinese government information of the
friendly attitude of the United States,
point out that the firing on the Taku forts
might have been a mistake that could be
rectified and recommend that the at
tacks on the legations cease at once. It
seems that Minister Wu acted on the sug
gestion of Secretary Hay, and, as a re
sult, the attacks ceased.
Now', assuming that this view of the
situation Is correct, does it not place the
Chinese government in a very bad light?
That government is trying to make it ap
pear that it is not responsible for the at
tacks on the legations—that the legations
were assaulted by mobs that were beyond
the control of the government. But, if the
claim made for Secretary Hay is correct,
the government bad absolute control of
the mob, if. indeed, it did not incite it to
attack the legations. But whether the
legations were attacked by a mob or by
imperial soldiers, or both, the attacks on
the legations were stopped, according to
the friends of the administration, when
the government thought it advisable to
When the time for settlement comes
what would become of the credit claim
ed for Secretary Hay if the Chinese gov
ernment should declare that at no time
prior to tho cessation of the attacks on
the legations did it have control of those
attacking them? It is apparent that the
claim of credit for Secretary Hay would
disappear nt once. The claim is based on
the assumption that the government con
trolled the soldiers and the mob that un
dertook to assassinate the ministers and
all the other members of the legations.
If the government should admit this claim
it would place itself in a position that
would Justify the Powers in insisting upon
a very large indemnity. It is hardly prob
able therefore that the government will
moke the admission that would support
the claim for credit made by the friends of
the administration. Even the United States
seem disposed to take the position that
Pekin has been, and still is, in the hands
of a mob, and that the government has
been powerless to protect itself, much less
the foreigners there.
It would be the wiser course tor the
friends of the administration to pursue,
to make no claim of credit for it in con
nection with affairs In China until it is
definitely known that there is some ground
for the claim.
TREE PLANTING HA' PROPERTY'
The members of the Park and Tree
Commission and all other citizens who
feel an Interest in the city see the im
portance of planting trees in front of resi
dences. Trees not only add to the beau
ty of the streets but also to the attract
iveness and value of the residences. It
has not been so many years since Jones
street was one of the most beautifully
shaded streets of the city. Now there, are
but few good trees on that street, and It
presents a rather dilapidated appearance.
The trees hid the old and ugly houses.
Now these houses, in many places, are
exposed to full view. The same Is true
in respect to Liberty street and Ogle
On all three of these streets there is
need, in places, of trees in front of resi
dences. Oglethorpe avenue and Liberty
street will soon have splendid avenues
of trees In their centers, but It does not
follow that there should not be trees on
their sides. It will not be many years
before Jones street will be without trees
unless there is something done in (he way
of tree planting In the very near future.
In that case, instead of being a handsome
avenue it will present a very unattrac
It is to be regretted that the city hasn’t
authority to plant trees on the sides of
streets, in front of residences, and charge
the property owners for them as improve
ments. If it had such authority it would
not be long before the city would be as
handsomely shaded as ever It was, and
property owners would appreciate, and
benefit by, the improvement.
The Tree and Fark Commission should
encourage property owners on the streets
named to order trees planted In front of
their properly. If a few cf the property
owners would take the matter in hand it
Is probable that it would not require a
very great effort to Induce all of them
to Join In the improvement.
There are now only a few thousands
short of one million pensioners on the
United States pension rolls. The forth
coming report will show, it is said, that
the actual number at the end of the fiscal
year was 993,529, including about 43,000
names added during the year. During
the same i>erlod of time a few more than
43,000 names were dropped, Including about
36,000 by death and the remainder by other
causes. It appears, therefore, that the
roll is still a growing one, with the like
lihood that the million mark of pension
ers will yet be reached, if not passed. The
Spanish-Ameriean, Philippine and Chinese
affairs will add thousands to the number
of government pensioners, while the vet
erans of the War of Secession are appar
ently still a hale ami hearty lot.
A Pennsylvania metallurgist has Invent
ed a prodess for making tool steel which
produces a metal so hard that with tools
made from it Krupp process armor can be
’’cut like cheese." The new steel, it Is
said, "has already saved the Bethlehem
Steel Company $1,000,000 and the services
of 800 men." No doubt before n great
while this new anil exceptionally hard steel
will be manufactured Into nrmor plates,
and then wo shall hear. In all probability,
that It has effectively stopped (hose "Ir
resistible” ooft-nosed projectiles which so
badly frightened Senator Tillman Just be
fore the adjournment of Congress,
There has been a strong sentiment
among New York Democrats in favor of
Comptroller Coler as their candidate for
Governor; hut it has been definitely as
certained that he will not run. He is a
member of a Wall street firm, with his
father and brother. The brother, who
does not pretend to be much of a busi
ness man. recently lost $130,000 of the
firm’s money in speculation. The father
made the, amount good and took the helm
of the business; but he Is getting old,
and Insists that the Comptroller shall
quit politics for a time and go back into
business. The young Coler, it is under
stood, will accede to his father’s request.
Later, however, he may re-enter politics,
as a candidate for mayor.
Several little revolutions are going on
in South and Central America. Under or
dinary circumstances they would be given
display headlines in the American news
papers. But with a presidential campaign
at hard, and real wars going on in South
Africa, the Philippines ami China, the
press and people of the United States have
not miii h time for the opera-bouffe revo
lutions of the southern Americas.
—Mr. Byron Brenan, C. M. G., the Brit
ish consul at Shanghai, has spent exact
ly thirty-four years in China, where as
long ago as 1866 he was appointed a stu
—Following the example of his employ
er, Charles 11. Schwab, president of the
Carnegie Steel Company, is about to
found a trade school for boys in the
neighborhood of Pittsburg. He will pay
the salaries to all the teachers and pro
vide a library. The boys w’ill be given
courses on general mechanical lines, be
sides thorough training in shop w’ork.
Like Mr. Carnegie. Mr. Schwab proposes
to make his gifts during his lifetime, so
that he may direct more satisfactorily
the expenditure of his money.
—Bishop Potter of New York has not
quite made up his mind which is worse—
the obsequious flunkeyism of the common
people abroad or the free-and-easy man
ners of the Independent American citi
zen. On his last visit to England the
bishop was addressed as "your grace"
until the phrase became a nightmare.
When he arrived home again it happened
that -the first person to address him as
he walked dow r n the gangplank was a
longshoreman w’ho knew him. "Hullo,
bish, how are you?” said the man, and
the bishop fell o thinking which of the
two styles he preferred.
—Colonel Cirujeda, the military in
structor of the boy King of Spain, has
lost his po?4 and has been transferred to
a small garrison in Andalusia, on ac
count of his brusqueness. Not long ago
Alfonso XIII, accompanied by his
friend.s, sons of nobles, went to the royal
country house, situated on the borders
of the Manzanares. The King left dur
ing the drill hour, and Cirujeda, burn
ing with anger, sought his pupil every
where. He met the Queen and asked her
where the little King was. Her Majesty
replied that he had gone to the country
to play. Then Cirujeda, unable to repress
his indignation, exclaimed: "I think they
want to make a shepherd of the King
instead of a soldier!" On the following
day he received a communication from the
Minister of War ordering him to.change
—Another Fasre Attraction.—“ Just heard
from my family. They were at the Paris
fair last week.” ‘‘Eh! The Paris fair! Is
that still going on?”—Cleveland Plain
—Lengthy.—She—How many years have
we been acquainted? He—l don’t know ex
actly—a great many. She—l feel already
as if I had known you two or three days
at the seashore.—Harper's Bazar.
—Safe.—"Well, sir,” remarked the ob
servant pasesnger after watching the con
ductor collect eight fares and ring up five,
"yoti need never be afraid of being struck
by lightning.’’ ’’Why not” asked the
trusted employe. "Because.” replied the
observant passenger, "it is evident you are
not a good conductor.’’—Philadelphia
—The Outward Signs.—The passenger
in the sleeping car, awakened by the stop
ping of the train, pushed aside the blind
and looked out. •• ‘Blitz & Schlatz,’
'Kumpft A Donnerwetter.’ ’Schligel &
Knopff,’ , ‘Leopold Schwartzenheimer,’ ”
he said, reading the business signs that
met his eye. "Well, I see we’ve got to Mil
—Flank Movement.—“ Say.” said the
man with the hobo appearance, "could
you put something in the paper for me?"
"What Is It?” asked the easiest man on
the force. "Well, let’s see. You might
make It a cheese sandwich, half a cold
chicken, an’ a quart of beer. If you don’t
feel like the trouble of wrap-pin’ all them
things In the paper’ Jis’ gimme the price
an’ I’ll tend to it meself.”—lndianapolis
—His Assets.—“Yassir,” said the colored
citizen, with a wave of his hand toward
the cabin. ’Ts done broke. I reckon’s I’s
whut dey calls a ’bankrup’.’ ” "What are
your assets?" “Le-mme see. Bar’s me an’
de three boys, an’ ’’ “A'ou misunder
stand; your assets are what you have
hopes of realizing money on.” "Dat’s what
I’s gettin’ to. My assets ain’ nuffin’ hut
fo’ votes an’ a mule.”—Washington Star.
The Anaconda (Mont.) Standard (Dcm ,)
says: "Let the Republican party triumph
in Novfmber, and one of its first Impor
tant acts will be the incr.ase of the stand
ing army, and an Increase to 100,00) is
only the beginning of militarism. In such
a policy the first step Is always the hard
est. It will be much easier to get the
second 100,000 men than it was the first.
And no human being can tell where we
will finally land.”
The Greenville (S. C.) News (Dem.) sa\s:
“Some of the advocates of a third ticket
are not satisfied yet, talihcugh the schem*
was defeated at Indianapolis by 26 to 1,
alter strong efforts to work up sentiment
In its favor. The third ticket In 1896, com
posed of Palmer and Buckner, got only
132,00.) votes. Such a ticket In 1900 would
not get 50,000.”
The Galveston News (Dem.) says: "Ac
cording to the Louisville Courier-Journal,
tome Republican has announced that Mc-
Kinley has a good chance of carrying
Texas at the ensuing election. The char
acter of the man who made the state
ment is saved by the omission of his
The New Orleans State* (Dem.) says:
"Oily Willie could not mediate between
the British and the Hoars when the lioeis
only had oskfd hit mediation. But he Is
ready to mediate with the Powers in be
half of China, although none of them
has sought or wishes his intervention.”
The Richmond Dispatch (Dem.) says:
"Ted Roosevelt Is to start for ’the ene
my’s country’—that Is, on a speech-making
tour of the Wes'—ln September, It is an
nounced. He seems to be a right good serf
of stunlpei—!or the Democracy."
The Chicago Journal (Ind.) says: "Mr.
Reed Is an ex-crar. Mr. McKinley will
be an ex-emporer. And the republic will
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
—Col. Samuel S. Sumner, Sixth United
Slates Cavalry, has been relieved, at his
own request, from duty in London as mil
itary attache.in order that he may join his
regiment, which is now on the Pacific en
route to Tien Tsin, China.
—Death from suffocation is pleasant,
according to Joseph Grady, a Winsted
Conn., plumber, who was in a "ca *e-in"
until unconscious. He said: "I thought
of every prayer I had heard and repeated
them over and over I could hear the
men working above me Then came
sweet music, the sweetest I ever heard
That was the last I remember."
—Hawarden castle, where Mr. Glad
stone was horn In 1812, and which w r as
her home during long period of her
life, now passes to her grandson, William
Glynne Charles Glads!t ne, who is a oo\
at Eton, 15 years of nge. The estate was
purchased by Sir John Glynne in 1652,
and the old castle dates back to the times
of the Britons.
—The demand for American honey is in
creasing, England being the chief buyer.
lowa produces 9.000,000 pounds annually,
and numerous other states produce half
as much or mcr* 5 . The finest honey
is gathered from hives where white clov
er and basswood are accessible, but in
quantity it falls behind that derived from
gcldenrod and buckwheat blossoms.
—Some cne stole a sack of
from the editor of a paper in Oswego,
Kan., and next week the paper contained
this gemle hint: "The man who stole
that sack of oatmeal from out house
owing to the sifting of the meal from a
hole in the sack was easily traced to his
own home—had better return wh it is left
oi the provender or there will be more
—Councilman Charles A. Smith of Lo
gms port received a letter evidently in
tended for seme other person of the same
name. The stranger was found at the
Barnett Hotel and proved to be a travel
ing man from Syracuse, N. Y. It develop
ed that the two w’ere born in the same
town on the same day and that they bore
a close personal resemblance to one an
—This is how a Chinese w’riter describes
New Zealanders in a Chinese paper: "They
live months without eating a mouthful of
rice; they eat bullocks and sheep in enor
mous quantities, with knives and prongs.
They never enjoy themselves by sitting
quietly on their ancestors’ graves, but
jump around and kick balls as if paid for
it. and they have no dignity, for they may
be found walking with women."
—While repairing a music box some
years ago Ernest Wallace of Indianapolis
broke a spring, cutting his hand and scat
tering the machinery all about him. He
recovered every piece except a small cog
wheel. The wound in his hand healed up,
but began to pain a few days ago. He
went to a doctor, who, on investigation,
found that the little cog hid imbedded it
self in the man’s hand, where it had re
mained ever since.
—Have you any idea of the size of the
common Greenland w r hale? Nillson, the
zoologist, estimates the full grown ani
mal to average 10) tons, or 244,000 pounds.
That is to say, a whale weighs as much as
about 80 elephants or 400 bears. Of course,
some run larger than this. There are
tales among old whalers of whales 110 feet
long, and weighing at least 150 tons. But
such are not seen in these days. A 70-
foot whale is a big one now.
—For a number of weeks past there
has been a constantly increasing stream
°f Roumanian Hebrews passing through
Vienna in parties cf from fifty to ICO. It
is said ihai the majority of these wretch
ed folk are on their way to Canada,where
they inrend to settle as laborers. Thou
sands of them have been compelled to
desert their homes by a steady persecu
tion which made it absolutely imposdb e
for them to earn a livelihood.
—Plans arc no.v beirg made for the
erection of a gigantic dim 220 feet high in
conne?tion with a reservoir for Denver’s
water supply. The dam is to cost $700,000
and is to extend across the steep canyon
of the South Platte river some fifty miles
from Denver, making a gr>at reservoir
that will hold enough water to last Den
ier for two years. The crest of the dam
vlll be 1,650 feet above the city. It will
take two or three years to complete the
—The Chamber of Commerce of San
Diego, Cal., is making an effort to estab
lish the production of raw silk in the ag
ricultural districts about that city. Steps
have been taken to secure a large num
ber of silkworms, and 5.000 mulberry trees
will soon be planted. The climate of
Southern California Is deemed even prefer
able for this industry to that of Franck,
the home of silk culture. The consump
tion of raw r silk in this country is enor
mous, and the entire supply comes from
foreign countries, principally from Japan,
China and Italy. In 1899 the total imports
of this raw material w’ere valued at $43,-
The New Orleans Times-Democrat
tells of a blind man in a Southern city
who goes to the post office every day,
carrying a small light riding whip, which
he holds slightly inclined to the front,
with the tip just touching the pavement.
His sense of touch has become so deli
cate that the whip Is almost an artificial
eye. When the point encounters anything
he makes a few swift passes over the
surface and generally determines the ex
act character of the obstacle. It is done
so quickly and deftly as to attract no at
tention, and few passers have the least
suspicion of the old man’s infirmity.
When he reaches the postoffice he turns
unhesitatingly, mounts the middle stairs,
walks over to the lock boxes, and, with
out any feeling around, thrusts a key
into the right aperture.
—Several years ago the late Payson
Tucker, the railroad man. was on the
mountain division of the Maine Central
Road, and looked over the grounds of one
of the stations. Nothing more than the
usual conversation passed, and he re
turned to his car and went back to Port
land. Nearly a year passed before he had
occasion to call at the station again,
and then he stepped off the car and
asked pleasantly: "Do you have all the
help you want here?" "Yes, sir; all that
we need." "Quite sure you have enough?"
"Yes. sir; there is not much to be done at
ro small a station." "Well, I feared you
were rushed to death and could not find
time to remove that pile of old bricks I
saw the Inst time I was here." With
tha4 the general manager of the road
stooped over the pile of bricks, and
without removing his kid gloves, contin
ued the work until the last one was
neatly plied up.
—One of the most Interesting rings In
the world is the property of Mr. Temple
of London. England, a descendant of Sir
Robert Temple, says the Philadelphia
Record. The ring Is a prized family heir
loom, having once been In the possession
of one of Mr. Temple’s ancestors, who
lived in France during the revolution.
This ancestor was a royalist, and was
sent to prison for his championship of
the King and Quern. He languished In
Jail many months, his only solace being
the sweet little tunc played by his ring,
which would make music for him when
ever the spring was pressed. Additional
value was attached to the ring by the
unfortunate man because it hud been
made by the hands of hi* grandfather.
When he was sent to the guillotine he
marched bmvely to the scaffold, holding
rus hand to his ear that he might hear
the delicate music to tl|* last. Eventu
ally the ring found its way back to Eng
land to the Temple family, who now prize
it as one of their most valuable posses
’ CURES *
V Colds, Coughs,
May Fever, Bron-
Hand a'l Diseases
" 4. the Throat and
Clouds of Medlcatod Vapor are fnhfllod
through the mouth and emitted from the no*-
trlla. cleansing and vaporizing all the Inflamed
and diseased parts which cannot be reached by
medicine taken Into the stomach. •
*lt reache* the tore spot*— If heals the raw
place*—lt goes to the seat of disease—lt acts as
a balm and tonic to the whole system—f 1.00 at
druggists or sent by mail. 1505 Arch St., l’hila*
S., 1.81. OF HOPE RY fiND G. S ill
For Isle of Hope. Montgomery, Thunder
bolt, Cattle Park and West End.
Dally except Sundays. Subject to change
ISLE OF HOPE.
Lv. City for 1. of H.| Lv. Isle of Hope.
630 am from Tenth | 6 (oam for Bolton
7 30 am from Tenth j 600 am for Tenth
830 am from Tenth j 700 am for Tenth
9 15 am from Bolton | 8 00 am for Tenth
10 30 am from Tenth |lO 00 am for Tenth
12 00 n'n from Tenth 11 00 am for Bolton
1 15 pm from Bolton 11 30 am for Tenth
230 pm from Tenth 200 pm for Tenth
330 pm from Tenth 240 pm for Bolton
430 pm from Tenth 3GO pm for Tenth
530 pm from Tenth 400 pm for Tenth
630 pm from Tenth 600 pm for Tenth
730 pm from Tenth | 700 pm for Tenth
830 pm from Tenth ) 8 00 pm for Tenth
930 pm from Tenth | 900 pm for Tenth
10 30 pm from Tenth |lO 00 pm for Tenth
111 00 pm for Tenth
Lv city for Mong’ry. | Lv. Montgomery.
BSO am from Tenth I 715 am for Tenth"
2 30 pm from Tenth | 1 15 pm for Tenth
630 pm from Tenth | 600 pm for Tenth
Lv city for Cat.Park| Lv. Cattle Park.
6 30 am from Bolton fj 00 am for Bolton
7 30 am from Bolton | 8 00 am for Bolton
1 00 pm from Bolton | 1 30 pm for Bolton
2 30 pm from Bolton \ 3 00 pm for Bolton
700 pm from Bolton | 730 pm for Bolton
800 pm from Bolton | 8 30 pm for Bolton
Car leaves Bolton street junction 5:30
a. m. and every thirty minutes thereafter
until 11:30 p. m.
Car leaves Thunderbolt at 6:00 a. m. and
every thirty minutes thereafter until
12:00 midnight, for Bolton street junc
“ Fit El GUT AN D PARC EL CAR.
This car carries trailer for passengers
on all trips and leaves west side of city
market for Isle of Hope, Thunderbolt
and all intermediate points at 9:00 a. m.,
1:00 p. m.. 5:00 p. m.
Leaves Isle of Hope for Thunderbolt.
City Market and all intermediate points
at 6:00 a. m.. 11:00 a. m., 2:40 p. m.
WEST END CAR.
Car leaves west side of city market for
West End 6:00 a. m. and every 40 minutes
thereafter during the day until 11:30 p. m.
Leaves West End at 6:20 a. m. and ev
ery 40 minutes thereafter during the day
until 12:00 o'clock midnight.
H. M. LOFTON, Gen. Mgr.
The Singer Piano
of Chicago, 111.
This SINGER PIANO Is sold by many
of the leading dealers In the United
States, such as Wm. Stelnert Sons Cos.,
who have the largest establishments In
Boston, New Haven and Providence. Also
the SINGER PIANO is sold by Wm.
Knabe Cos., having the leading houses In
Boston. Baltimore, Washington and New
York city. There are a large number of
leading houses handling SINGER PIANO,
too. numerous to mention.
The SINGER PIANO Is evidently one of
the best pianos in the market, or It would
not be sold by these leading houses.
It has an elegant singing tone, much
finer than most pianos, and about one-half
the price of other instruments.
Call and see, and examine the SINGER
PIANO and save a good deal of money on
your purchase. Saipe guarantee is ex
tended for the SINGER PIANO as any of
the leading pianos of the day, and a sat
isfactory price will be given to all on ap
Wholesale Agents, Wholesale Druggists,
Barnard and Congress Streets,
a R Nkal, F. P. Millard,
President Vice President
Henkt Bun*. Jr Sec y and Treat
Sash, Doors and Bli'nis,
Paints, Oils, Varnishes,
Class and Brushes,
Limp, Cement and Plaster,
■sy aa* Wkltafcaa Streets.
■A TAJIK AM, U.
LA r . BUCK’S
WJ Tablets q
‘ r p OTl, y quifklf rsllttr*
In-iiirnrfmn. Cat Bloat n
r onstirtion.Bilonin l'l
-pitstion o? th* Hrart.ani kindred disorders,
'"’ f oMct a permanent cure.
fW Promote the Appetite
If a.nd Put Flesh on Thin
/ People. All disorders of th* atomach and
* bowels can b# cursd by thslr
use Nsst. compart, can be earned in Ihs poek
•* Frier W psr ho*. At all dmsfisti
Morphine and Cocaine habits cured pain
lessly In 10 to 20 days. The only guaran
teed painless cure. No cure no pay.
Address, DR. J. H. HEFLIN.
Locust Grove, Ga.
Empty Molasaca llogahrada tor
C. M. GILBERT & CO.
H Morphine and Whisker hab
its treated without pole or
confinement. Cure guaran
teed or no pay, U H. VF.AL
Man'gr Lithia Springs San
itarium. Box 8. Austell, Ga.
OLD NEWSPAPERS. 200 tor 2$ cent*, at
Cuslneea Office Morning New*,
Ocean Steamship 60.
New York, Boston
Unsurpassed cabin accommodations. All
the comforts of a modern hotel. Electrla
lights. Unexcelled table. Tickets include
meals and berths aboard ship.
Passenger Fares from Savannah.
TO NEW YORK—FIRST CABIN, S2O;
FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP. $32; IN
TERMEDIATE CABIN, sls; INTERME
DIATE CABIN ROUND TRIP, $24.
TO BOSTON FIRST CABIN, $22;
FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP, $36. IN
TERMEDIATE CABIN, sl7; INTERME
DIATE CABIN ROUND TRIP, $28.00.
The express steamships of this line are
appointed to sail from Savannah, Central
(904 h) meridian time, as follows;
SAVANNAH TO JEW YORK.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Burg.
SATURDAY, Aug. 4. 10:00 p. m.
TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Asklns, MON
DAY, Aug. 6. 1:00 p. m.
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Daggett.
TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2:00p. m.
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Smith, THURS
DAY', Aug. 9, 3:30 p m.
KANSAS CITY, Capt. Fisher, SATUR
DAY, Aug. 11, 5:00 p. m.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Burg,
MONDAY. Aug. 13, 7:00 p. m.
TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Asklns. TUES
DAY, Aug. 14, 7:30 p. m.
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Daggett.
THURSDAY. Aug. 16, 9:00 a. m.
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Smith. SATUR
DAY, Aug. 18, 11:00 p. m.
KANSAS CITY, Capt. Fisher, MONDAY.
Aug. 20, 1:00 p. m.
CITY' OF BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Burg,
TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2:00 p. m.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Askins, THURS
DAY, Aug. 23, 3:30 p. m.
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Daggett.
SATURDAY, Aug. 25, 5:00 p. m.
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Smith, MONDAY.
Aug. 27. 6:30 p. m.
KANSAS CITY, Capt. Fisher, TUES
DAY, Aug. 28. 7:00 p. m.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Capt. Burg,
THURSDAY, Aug. 30. S:00 a. m.
HEW YORK TO BOSTON.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Savage, FRI
DAY, Aug. 3, 12:00 noon.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Savage, WED
NESDAY. Aug. 8. 12:00 noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage, MON
DAY, Aug. 13, 12:00 noon.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Savage, FRI
DAY, Aug. 17. 12:00 noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage, WED
NESDAY, Aug. 22, 12:00 noon.
CITY! OF MACON, Cap<. Savage, MON
DAY, Aug. 27, 12:00 noon.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Savage, FRI
DAY, Aug. 31, 12:00 noon.
This company reserves the right to
change Its sailings without notice and
without liability or accountability there
Sailings New York for Savannah dally
except Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays,
5:00 p. m.
W. G. BREWER, City Ticket and Pass
enger Agent. 107 Bull street. Savannah,
E. W. SMITH, Contracting Freight
Agent, Savannah. Ga. •
R. G. TREZEVANT, Agent, Savannah,
WALTER HAWKINS, General Agent
Traffic Dep’t, 224 W. Bay street, Jack
E. H. HINTON, Traffic Manager, Sa
P. E. LE FEVRE, Superintendent, New
Pier 25, North River, New York. N. Y.
MERCHANTS AND MINERS
STEAMS HU* LINES.
SAVANNAH TO BALTIMORE.
Tickets on sale at company’s offices td
the following points at very low rates:
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
BALTIMORE, MD. BUFFALO, N. T.
CHICAGO, ILL. CLEVELAND, O.
HAGERSTOWN. HARRISBURG. PA.
HALIFAX. N. S.
NIAGARA FALLS. NEW YORK.
Flrst-clasa tickets include meals and
state room berth. Savannah to Baltimore.
Accommodations and culsina unequaled.
Freight capacity unlimited; careful han
dling and quick dispatch.
The steamships of this company are ap
pointed to sail from Savannah to Balti
more as follows (standard aims);
ALLEGHANY, Capt. Billups, SATUR
DAY, Aug. 4, 11:00 a. m.
TEXAS, Capt. Foster, TUESDAY, Aug.
7, 1:00 p. m.
D. H. MILLER, Capt. Peters, THURS
DAY, Aug. 9, 2:00 p. m.
And from Baltimore Tuesdays, Thurs
days and Saturdays at 4:00 p. m.
Ticket'Office, 39 Bail street.
NEWCOMB COHEN, Trav. Agent.
J. J. CAROLAN, Agent,
W. P. TURNER, G. P.- A.
A. D. STEBBINB, A. T. M.
J. C. WHITNEY, Traffic Manager.
General Offices, Baltimore, Md.
COIMGHIE GENERALE TRANMm
DIRECT LINE TO HAVRE—PARIS (France)
Sailing every Thursday at 10 a. m.
From Pier No. 42. North River, foot Morton sc
L‘Aquitaine Aujf. 2|La Lorraine. Aug 23
La Touraine Auiz. 9 L’Aquitaine. Au* 30
La Bretagne . ..Aug. 161La Touraine ..Sept. 6
Paris hotel accommodations reserved for
company’s passengers upon application-
General Agency, 32 Broadway. New York.
Messrs. Wilder & Cos.
J. D. WEED & CO
■AVAR II ah, aA.
Leather Belting, Steam Packing & Bose.
Agents for NEW YORK RUBBER
BELTING AND PACKING COMPANY.
JOHN G. BUTLER,
Paints, Oils and Glass, sash. Doors, Blinds;
and Builders’ Supplies, Plain and Decora
tive Wall Paper, Foreign and Domes!**
Cemente, Lime. Plaster and Hair. Sols
Agent for Abesttne Cold Water Paint.
20 Congresa street, west, and 19 SC Julias
Still in the Ring 1 .
We wish It understood that we are still
prepared to dispense the best Soda Water
In the city.
Phone 678. Liberty and Price.
IF YOU WANT GOOD MATERIAL
and work, order your lithographed and
printed stationery and blank books from
Morning News, Savannah, Go.