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The indications for Georgia and East
ern Florida to-day are for generally fair
nrd continued warm weather, with light
The McfCiniey and Bryan acceptance
speeches in parallel columns would make
D fine Democratic eampolgn document.
The new census, it is said, will show that
the center of population is in Indiana.
However that may lie, the center of inter
est was in Indianapolis yesterday.
Chairman Hanna has probably not neg
lected to remind tne Standard Oil that
the Republican machine will need a good
deal of grease during the next three
The announcement that Webster Davis
will take the stump for Bryan and Stev
enson is interesting. Mr. Davis is a
slouch-bat wearer, and something of a
verbal rough rider, himself. If his friends
could steer him up against Mr. Roosevelt,
there would be fun a-plenty.
If it is the Boxers who are shooting so
well in China, what may be expected in
the event of the allied troops encounter
ing the regular Chinese army, the sol
diers of which have been especially drill
ed In the handling of firearm* by Euro
Prince Eui Whs of Korea landed In
Ban Francisco reoently, en route to a col
lege in Virginia. But he has concluded
that the fascinations of the coast city are
•uflicient for him, and refuses to budge
an inch towards the college until he has
exhausted the pleasures of 'Frisco. Unless
his royal papa has a long purse and a
lenient disposition, the Prince may be
fore long be shouting, "Draw two!" in a
Up to this time is has been believed that
France would have wheat enough o< her
own to supply her wants, adding the eea
on's crop to the surplus carried over from
the last harvest. It appears now, however,
according to the calculations of the
French minister of agriculture, that there
will be a shortage of 30,000.000 bushels.
This, of course, has been brought about
by the benevolent administration at Wash
ington for the benefit of the wheat grow
ers of the Northwest.
Street oar motormen are prohibited from
wearing celluloid collars in Milwaukee.
The other day a motormnn having on a
collar of the kind went under his car to
Hz some part of the machinery that had
become disarranged. Accidentally the col
lar calm into contact with a live wire.
Instantly there was a flash and a ring
of fire around the motorman's neck. He
was terribly burned. The company, there
fore, has Issued an order prohibiting cel
luloid collars to its employes.
A story which discounts that of Enoch
Arden comes from Pennsylvania. A wo
man owned considerable property in that
•tate. Several years ago she went to Cal
ifornia, where she married and remained
until recently. Returning to her former
home she learned that she was "legally
Bead,” and had been for a year or two.
Mid that her prop rty had been divided
tmong h<r next-of-kin. She is now en-
Itavoring to find some moans by which
the can lie "legally resurrected" and
have her property restored to her.
IMPERIALISM THE ISI'E.
No one can read the speech made by Mr.
Bryan at Indianapolis yesterday in re
sponse to the notification of his nomina
tion for President oy the Democratic party
without feeling that he Is thoroughly
equipped for the discussion of the great
issue of the campaign—the issue of impe
rialism—and for all of the other issues
presented by the platforms. His speech
was devoted almost wholly to imperial
ism. That Is made the paramount issue
by the Democratic platform, and it is ev
ident that 'Mr. Bryan intends that it ahall
be the paramount isaue. There is not a
phase of that issue with which he is not
thoroughly acquainted. He do s not
avoid any of the arguments which have
been presented by the advocates of the
Philippine policy of the Republican party.
He takes them up one after another and
dissects them and points out their weak
points. He makes it so clear that It would
be against the best interests of this coun
try to hold the Philippines as a perma
nent possession that this notification
speech of hie will be a powerful campaign
When it was announced that it would be
10,000 words in length, many thought that
It would be too long. It *was
said that it would not be gen
erally read. It was pointed out
that a speech of half the length would be
far more effective, because it would stand
a better chance of being published in its
entirety, and would have a much larger
number of readers. It will now be admit
ted that that was a mistaken view. The
speech is so instructive, and at the same
time so entertaining, that few, if any.
who begin to read it will be satisfied until
they have finished it.
The reputation that Mr. Bryan has ns
an orfctor is well deserved. This speech
will increase that reputation. It is a con
vincing presentation of the reasons why
the Philippine policy of the Republican
party is a mistake and should be aban
doned at once. It has already, as pointed
out by Mr. Bryan, so paralyzed the love
of liberty In the hearts of the American
people that their sympathy has not gone
out to the struggling South African fie
publice in the volume it should go.
Nothing could be clearer or more eatis
factory than Mr. Bryan’s explanation of
his oourse In advocating the ratification
of the Paris peace treaty -by which this
country acquired the sovereignty of the
Philippines. He wanted the war to 6top
and the volunteers to come home. He be
lieved that the American people would
deal as generously with the Filipinos as
they proposed to deal with the Cubans.
He had no thought that the party in
power would endeavor to change the re
public into an empire. He favored the
now famous Bacon resolution because he
wanted it understood at once that the na
tion was not going Jnto the business of
governing colonies. That his record is
clear and that his course has been con
sistent there is no doubt.
And he has the courage of his convic
tions. He points out the course he will
pursue in the event of his election. He
will call an extra session of Congress and
have steps taken for giving the Filipinos
If Mr. Bryan overlooks silver during
the campalgrf as completely as he did yes
terday and sticks to the issue of imper
ialism in his speeches and letters, the Re
publicans will not be able to make an
aggressive campaign on the silver iesue.
They will have all they can do to defend
their imperialistic policy.
THOI'BLESOME REPUBLICAN SENA
Senator Wellington of Maryland, and
Senator Mason of Illinois, two Republi
cans, are annoying Mr. McKinley. Sena
tor Wellington is against Mr. McKinley
and his administration because, as he
says. Mr. McKinley deceived him in the
matter of the Philippines. He was oppos
ed to the Paris peace treaty, and did not
intend to vote for it, but Mr. McKinley
won him over by telling him that It was
not the intention of himself or the gov
ernment to forcibly hold or permanently
acquire the Philippines. He also told the
Senator, so the Senator says, that It was
his personal desire to restore order in the
islands, then submit the matter to Con
gress with the idea of having it grant
absolute freedom and self-government to
the Filipinos. Mr. McKinley did not act
in accordance with the understanding on
which he obtained the Senator's vote for
the treaty. The treaty was ratified by one
vote. Senator Wellington would not have
voted for it if Mr. McKinley h id not de
celvid him. and the treaty would not have
been ratified. The Senator, therefore, has
good reasons for opposing the re-election
of Mr. McKinley, and he will take the
stump and tell the people that It is their
duty to vote for Mr. Bryan.
Senator Mason is going to make
speeches for Mr. McKinley! but, for all
that, he does not like Mr. McKinley's
Secretary of State, Mr. Hay. He says that
Mr. Hay is too much of a Britisher, and
that Mr. Pauncefote, the British minis
ter, has only to give him a dinner to get
what he wants from him. He holds Mr.
Ilay responsible for giving to the British
a big slice of American territory In
The Alaska boundary line is not settled
yet. but from all accounts Mr. Hay has
entered into a temporary understanding
with the British government In respect to
It. Gnat Britain seems to have played
a shrewd game In the negotiations. Can
ada wanted a harbor on the Pacific coast.
She claimed a large tract of our terri
tory in Alaska. Ail of It was Inside the
boundary line agreed upon by Russia and
Great Brtta'n when Alaska was Russian
territory. The United States, of course,
got what belonged to Russia. Great Bri
tain took up the matter for Canada. She
said in effect that she did not want any
trouble about the matter. Give
Canada, she said, a little strip
that contains a harbor on the Pa
cific, and take the rest, about nineteen
twentieths of the entire claim. Mr, Hay
seems to have (honght he was getting a
'bargain In retaining nineteen-twentieths
of the disputed t-. rrliory, and giving up,
ene-twcntleth. Apparently he over-looked
the fact that Canada had no Just claim to
the onc-twentlefh, or any other part of
Congress, however, will not ratify the
agreement into which Mr. Hay has en
tered unless It can be shown beyond a
doubt that Canada has a right to the ter
ritory In question. And when the matter
or me* up in the Senate. Senator William
Mason wl'l hawe •om’-Uilng to say about
Mr. Hay, "the B Usher" in Mr. McKin
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1900.
MR. TOWNIE’S WITHDRAWAL.
The withdrawal of Mr. Towne from the
Populist ticket was not unexpected. His
action was foreshadowed when he went
before the convention of the Silver Re
publicans at Kansas City and asked it not
to nominate him for Vice President, but
to nominate Mr. Stevenson. He is the
head of that organization, and it followed
his advice, though, it must be admitted,
It would have been a mistake for Mr.
Towne to remain as tho vice presidential
candidate of the Populists. A double-tailed
tiJkot would have confused voters Just as
it did in 1896. With Mr. Towne out of
the way the Populists will join the Dem
ocrats in support of Bryan and Steven
It is assumed, of course, that the Pop
ulist National Commtttee will approve the
action of Mr. Towne. That body is au
thorized to make a nomination for Vice
President. It has been called together by
its chairman for the purpose of taking
such action in the matter as it may deem
proper. No doubt there will be a pretty
sharp difference of opinion as to the
course that should be pursued, but it is
hardly probable that the committee will
be guilty of the folly of making another
nomination. The Populists are anxious
for the election of Mr. Bryan. The way
to bring about his election is to give the
Bryan and Stevenson ticket their hearty
Some time ago it was said that if Mr.
Towne withdrew, many of the Populists
would vote the ticket of the Middle-of-the-
Road Populists. It is probable that some
of them will do so, but the number will
not be alarmingly large. No doubt the
Mlddle-of-the-Road Populists will try
to make it appear that the regular
Populists are coming to them by the
thousands. Mr.Wharton Barker,their nom
inee for President, 6aid some days ago.
that he expected to poll enough votes to
cause the defeat of Mr. Bryan. He will
be fortunate if he is heard of occasion
ally during the campaign. Asa matter
of fact the number of Populists in the
branch of the Populist party which he
leads is very small, and seems to be get
ting smaller all the time. Senator Marion
Butler of North Carolina, who has just
met his Waterloo in that state, is one
of the shining lights in it. He will soon
be remembered as one of the lights that
Mr. Towne’s letter of withdrawal is in
excellent taste and shows him to be a
man of ability and judgment.
THE POLK MANSION.
The mansion of James K. Polk, eleventh
president of the United States, at Nash
ville, is being torn down, and the site will
soon be occupied by a tenement block. The
old mansion was a very imposing building,
situated in a most prominent part of the
city near the State Capitol. Its archi
tecture was of the colonial style, which
never loses its charm even in these later
days of architectural frills and furbelows,
and around the building there naturally
clustered historical reminiscences of more
than ordinary interest.
There was for some time an effort to
purchase the mansion and grounds and
hold them as a semi-public trust. But
the people took little interest in the move
ment. They were not sufficiently inter
ested in President Polk to give money to
set aside his old homestead as a monu
ment to him. Most persons in this coun
try know of him in a general sort of way
as having been President at one time,
without having any clear conception of
the chief events of hts administration.
Nevertheless his biographers claim that
his administration was “brilliant in the
extreme,” while history shows that he was
the chief executive under whose guidance
a great war with Mexico was fought and
the great artel rich territory from Oregon
to the Rio Grande was added to the do
minion of the United States. He was an
expansionist, a great expansionist, wno
believed In adding to this country all of
the contiguous territory possible that
could one day he erected Into sovereign
states of the American union.
Mount Vernon, the home of Washington,
the aristocrat who descended to the com
mon level to fight the battles of the people,
is a national charge. Monticello, the
home of Thomas Jefferson, continues to be
private property in so far as ownership of
title is concerned, but the old mansion Is
revered by the public, who would never
permit It to he destroyed or desecrated.
Beauvoir, the last home of Jefferson
Davis, Is to be perpetuated as a hallowed
spot by the people of the South. The
homes of Washington, Jefferson and Davis
are preserved and loved because the for
mer masters of them represented great
principles which were, and still are, close
to the hearts of the people. President Polk
did not represent any principle so great
and abiding. There are many persons
who regard the war with Mexico as un
justifiable. President Grant was among
the number of such persons. In his book
he wrote: “I was bitterly opposed to the
(annexation) measure, and to this day te
gard the war which resulted as one of the
most unjust ever waged by a stronger
against a weaker nation. It was an in
stance of a republic following the bad ex
ample of European monarchies In not con
sidering Justice In their desire to acquire
Is there not a lesson somewhere in this
matter for President McKinley? If Presi
dent Polk, who added great and rich ter
ritory to the sisterhood of states, failed to
win the enduring affections of his people,
what shall be said of the President who
proposes to hold in subjection territory
thousands of miles from our shores that
can never be made into states, and whose
people must remain vassals?
At a meeting In Cleveland, 0.. the other
day of the Bessemer Steel Association It
was decided to shut down indefinitely a
number of the association's mills, thereby
throwing a number of workingmen out of
employment. Presumably the Republican
spellbinders will charge that all of those
"empty dinner palls” were caused by a
conspiracy of the wicked Democrat* to
foment strikes, lock-outs, shut-downs and
other labor disturbance*. The purpose of
the shut-down Is, of course, to enable the
trust to get a firmer grip upon the mar
It Is gratifying to know that the Illness
of Secretary of State Hay Is so slight as
"not to he worth mentioning.” It would
be better if he continued In the foreign of
fice until next March. Meantime, If bad
were to come to worse, why, James Whit
comb Riley, Frank Stanton and "Mr,
Dooley" are still alive. They have each
done things In dialect that are quit* as
silever as "Little Breechez."
The other day we reprinted from the St. (
James Oazette, (London,) as a literary
curiosity, an advertisement of a Japanese
young lady for a husband. It was a quaint
and poetic little paragraph, redolent of the
cherry blossoms of the far-off kingdom of
the Rising Sun. Yesterday's mail brought
us from Florida a letter from "a hand
some Young Gentleman/' “5 ft and 6
Inches in height," of “good morral carac
ter," who is sure that he "would lust fill
the bil!,” and asking us to please let him
"hear further at once,” as he Is “anxious
to receive the reward." The offices of a
modern newspaper are many and varied.
They run from telling a subscriber over
the telephone how to spell a word and
whether or not it should be be
gun with a capital letter, to col
lecting and assembling daily the
news of the world, and elucidat
ing abstruse problems of political and so
cial economy. But we feel that we must
draw the line somewhere; and we now
draw it at becoming a matchmaker be
tween a young lady in Japan and a hand
some Young Gentleman in Florida. The
St. James Gazette, however, may care to
give Cupid a lift across seas.
Senator Tillman continues to use his
pitchfork upon the preachers of South
Carolina. In his speech in Greenville, a
da}’ or two ago, he repeated his charge
that they were in an "unholy alliance with
the barkeepers,” and went further to the
length of imputing to them dishonesty and
unfairness. "If the preachers were hon
est and fair,” he said, they would do
thus and so, in accordance with Tillman's
ideas, of course. Probably the Greenville
News gets at the core of the matter when
it says: "The plain, unvarnished truth
Js, he has been so long dictator in South
Carolina that he considers it a personal
affront, one that cannot be tolerated, that
anybody should differ with him.” Never
theless, the voters seem to be content that
the state shall remain Tillman's pocket
There will probably rot be any issue be
tween the United States and the Boer
government because of the derailing and
burning of Consul General Stowe's train
near Honlgspruit the other day, for two
reasons: First, there doesn't appear to be
any Boer government, and second— but
the first is sufficient.
Frank O. Bowden of Chicago, who Is be
lieved to have been offered the appoint
ment of First Assistant Posmaster Gen
eral, to succeed Perry Heath, married the
daughter of the late George M. Pullman.
Thus the nepotism of concentrated wealth
continues to be manifested at Washing
—Those Idiotic Questions.—The Starer:
Were you always this little?
The Dwarf: Lord bless you, no. I was
an eight-foot giant fill the panic of '73
hit me. I ain't never recovered.—lndian
—War editors, who are beginning to get
through with Boer names will find that
their experience stands them In play for
"Kopje” with “LI" before It and
“Wang" after it will do either for a city
or the name of a viceroy."—Boston Tran
—Kindred Callings.—l hear your son is
achieving great success in his stage ca
"Yes,” replied the architect. "I should
think he would have entered your pro
“Well, it amounts to the same thing.
We both make money by drawing
—Farmer Greene: So the teacher said
you was a chip of the old block, eh?
The impudent virago! What had you
Bobby Greene: Why. I had been stand
ing at the head of my class In every
Farmer Greene: Just as I thought, my
boy. Miss Jones is a most estimable and
discerning young lady, and I shall rec
ommend her to the trustees for a raise
The Baltimore Sun (Dem), says: "The
New York Sun is one of the most ram
pant imperialist newspapers in the United
States. In its issue of yesterday in says:
•The Grand Army of the Republic is a
hand of Imperialists. It Is composed of
men who fought to force upon the South
ern people a government against their
consent.’ The Republican managers nre
said to be relying upon the votes of “ex
pansionist Democrats," many of them
Southern men, to help re-elect Mr. Mc-
Kinley. The Sun ts not pursuing the
wisest policy conceivable in comparing
the war In the Philippines to the coercion
of the South. Such a policy may please
its Grand Army readers, but It Is not
likely to make Southern expansionists in
New York or elsewhere very enthusias
tic. Thirty-five years have passed since
the Civil War ended, but some people
have long memories, and these are not
'hankering orter’ anything that even re
motely resembles the imperialism of
The Cleveland Leader thinks the convic
tion of a number of the New Jersey an
archists would prove a powerful deter
rent to the immigration to this country of
dangerous criminals who may he driven
out of Europe, the Washington Post (Ind.)
soys: "Our laws. If properly enforced,
afford ample protection against that class
of immigration. No person with a crimi
nal record is entitled to admission. For
merly we opened our gates to the popula
tion of the prisons and asylums of Europe,
and many of those institutions were
cleared out by the shipment of their in
mates en masse to this country. But all
that went hy long ago. Dangerous crimi
nals or any other sort of malefactors can
not be driven out of Europe into the
United States unless we arc lax in the en
forcement of our own statutes.
The Greenville (S. C.) News, (Dem.), dis
cussing the prohibition-dispensary fight
In South Carolina, says: "There Is no
danger of bringing back barrooms. The
state constitution stands in the way of
that; and the constitution cannot be
changed except by a two-tlilrds
voto of both houses of the state
Legislature, afterwards ratified by
a vote of the people. Not only Ares
the constitution stand in the way, bat the
sentiment of the people Is unalterably op
posed lo the reopening of barrooms. Any
liquor-selling that wilt hereafter be done
must be done under some plan that con
tain* the best features of the present dis
The New Orleans Picayune (Dem.), says:
"The Southern states are most extensive
producers of fibers for all sorts of econo
mic purposes, and they ought to lend in
their manufacture. In order to accomplish
this, in addition to the requisite capital
for such manufacturing, it is necessary
to have sufficient numbers of persons
skilled In such industries to fake charge
of the operations of the mills without
*end4ng abroad for them. Textile schools
■sill supply such a want."
The Plumber's Retort.
A plumber was sent to the house of a
stockbrekir to execute some repairs, says
He was taken by the butler into the din
ing room, and was beginning his work
when the lady of the bouse entered.
‘ John,” raid she, with a suspicious
glance toward the plumber, "remove the
silver from the sideboard and lock it up
But the man of lead was In no wi e dis
concerted. "Tom,” raid he to his appren
tice. who accompanied h'm "take my
watch and chain and these coppers home
to my missus at cnee. T.‘ ere seems to be
db honest people about this house."
At a lesson in a medical college the oth
er day, says the London Telegraph, one
of the students, who was by no means
a dull.rrd, was ask’d bv the professor:
"How much is a dose of ?’" (giving
the technical name of a strong poison )
"A teaspoonful.” was the ready reply.
The professor ma’e no comment, but
the student, a quar er of an hour later,
rea'ized that he had made a mlstalf, and
"Professor. I want to change my answer
to that question.”
"It's too late, sir," responded the pro
fessor, curtly, locking at 11s watch. "Your
patient has been dead fourteen minutes."
A Midsummer Shnrk Story.
The latest seaside story is to the effect
that a 60-year-old bather, named Kupfer,
at Bong Branch, on Saturday last, caugnt
a big shark by the tall and dragged it
ashore. Kupfer Is said to be quite ac
customed to that sort of thing, too, hav
ing "frequently fought shares in the
water off the coast of Australia, and cap
tured them with ease.” To adopt the
New York Herald's narration of the Long
Branch event, “while Kupfer was bath
ing In deep water he observed the fin of
a big shark very close to him. He knew
exactly what to do. The more noise he
made the less danger he would be in. So
he attacked the shark, shouting and kick
ing up as much fuss in the water as the
propeller of the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse
on a record-breaking spurt. These tactics
■completely disconcerted the shark, which
turned tail. But that was exactly what
Kupfer wanted. He grasped, the tail, and,
thinking one good turn deserved another,
threw the fish over on its back, and
dragged it triumphantly to the beach."
He Wouldn't I>o.
A well-dresed lad, the son of wealthy
parents, thought It would be quite manly
to earn a few coppers for himself by sell
ing newspapers, says Spare Moments. He
stopped a tattered newsboy in the street,
and said to him:
"Do you think I should be able to earn
money as you do if I bought some papers
and came to this corner to sell them?"
"Why do you want to sell papers?”
“I’m tired of being idle."
"Well,” said the philosophic little news
boy, with a serious air, “d’yer think you
can hold twenty papers in one hand, lick
three or four boys bigger’n yerself with
the other hand, while yer keeps two more
off with yer feet, and yells ‘War ’dition!’
all the time?”
“No-o, I don’t," replied the well-dressed
"Then ye’re no good in the newspaper
biz,” replied the tattered philospoher,
“You'd better get yer people to 'prentice
yer to something light."
Mnglctnii and tlie King.
Being a magician and a world-traveled
player, his wanderings set him upon one
occasion in faraway New Zealand. It
was arranged that he should give an ex
hibition of mindreading before the King
of the Maoris.
After some parleying it was decided that
the King himself should conceal the ar
ticle which the magician was to discover.
The mindreader left the room, and after
a time was brought back blindfolded, as
is the custom in such performances. After
some time the magician declared that the
hidden article was in the King's mouth.
His Majesty shook his head savagely in
the negative. The magician insisted upon
his point, and demanded that the King's
mouth be opened wide. The King refused.
The magician insisted, and "great excite
ment prevailed.” until at last the dusky
King reluctantly opened his jaws.. The
article was not there.
The next instant, however, the King was
taken with a violet fit of coughing. Ha
had tried to swallow the lost article, a but
ton, but could not, and was compelled to
cough It up. The Maoris were uproar
ious. They did not know which to ad
mire the more—the wisdom of the magi
cian or the heroism of the King.
Some Poetical Sign*.
Tradesmen in all parts of the country
often hang out curious signs to draw pa
trons to their establishments, says Lon
don Tit-Bits. In a little Surrey village, a
few months ago, a doctor of medicine en
tered into partnership with a doctor of
divinity, and they instructed the local
sign-writer to paint the following inscrip
tion on a huge board, which they fixed
above their front door:
Dr. James and Rev. Jones
Are the most popular men about town.
Every one knows us from Royalty down;
For our name and high fame
Eclipse all other renown.
Your soul is mended by the Rev. Jones,
Dr. James mends your body and bones.
There Is an old farm house nestling In
a hollow behind a green hill In Somerset
which attracts visitors with the follow
ing quaint sign:
The glasses sparkle on our board,
Our port is ruby bright;
Your appetite is soon restored,
Our luncheons give delight.
A little tvayslde Inn in Wales has a
huge swinging sign over the doorway to
arrest the attention of all thirsty passers
by. The writing is in Welsh, which, trans
lated in to English, runs;
I’ve lived here now for quite an age.
My name by birth is Richard Page.
I’m licensed to sell beer and wine,
But my cyder, though, Is very fine.
An enterprising publican in the north
of London placed the following notice out
side his bar to draw trade;
North, South, East, and West, my ale is
In the right sense please receive the little
Wine, ole, cyder—to my board come
Take a free sample, 'twill approve your
There Is a little out-of-the-world place
near lough Quittane, Killarney, where
thirsty travelers stay awhile to refresh
themselves in summer. The following
verse can tie seen painted over the porch:
Oh! If to my house you are bound,
You must come across the ferry;
Then, for the eightieth of a pound,
I supply the finest sherry.
The story of the barber who took people
in with his clever sign is worth reiterat
ing. The sign bore the words:
What do you think
I shave you for nothing
And give you a drink.
One day a well-known doctor, after the
tonsorial artist had finished shaving him,
asked for the free drink. The barber then
showed his customer how to punctuate
the sentence, a thing he had omitted to
do himself. This is how it really ran:
What! do you think I shove you for
nothing, and give you a drink?
—ln the month of March upon the rail,
roads of the United States, there occurred
eighty-two collisions and 116 derailments
and six other accidents, killing thirty-sev
en passengers und injuring 16*
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
—The tip of the tongue is chiefly sensi
ble to pungent and acid tastes, the middle
portion of sweets and bitters, while the
back is confined entirely to the flavors of
roast meats and fatty substances.
—A pair of Louis XV Sevres porcelain ta
ble candeisticks from the art treasures of
Sir Charles Welby sold in London recently
for 112,675. This Is probably the highest
price ever paid for articles of the kind.
—John J. Tanner of Brighton, Mich.,
has a beard eight feet long. He is only 5
feet 6 Inches high. Mr. Guiles of Orton
ville. in the same state, has whiskers sev
en feet long. They decline to enter the
—Bermuda and the Bahama islands
boast of the finest roads in the world.
They are made of coral, and are smooth
as a dancing floor and never dirty. The
coral is smoothed and pressed with toilers
until It is practically solid.
—Cremation has steadily grown in public
favor since its introduction Into Switzer
land some years ago. Well-known public
men have given the Cremation Society
their support to assist the society in its
project for building a crematory.
—Farmers of Harmony township, War
ren county, New Jersey, are convinced
that a herd of catamounts must be in
hiding thercibouts. Chickens and turkeys
are disappearing by the dozen and even
young cattle have been devoured.
—People who nibble at the brown cones
of Edam cheese may be interested to know
that the genuine article—of which, by the
way, iittle comes to America—is made in
Broeck. Holland, a town of 2,700 people
and reputed to be the cleanest town in the
—The soil of Peru contains a large num
ber of mineral species. At the present
time the number of mines in exploitation
is 2,500, employing 70,000 workmen. The
value of ore has increased by more than
50 per cent, within the last two years over
that in 1898.
—Many saving banks are being institut
ed all over Italy, and the people are tak
ing very kindly to them. In some cities
the prizes given in the public schools are
in the form of savings bank books, with
a small sum entered to the credit of the
—Boston has a floating hospital which
makes a daily trip down the harbor with
a number of sick women and children.
Some of the patients are taken by the day
only, but the more seriously afflicted are
permitted to remain on the vessel con
stantly until cured.
—That modesty in dress is a matter of
geography is proved by the fact that the
limit of propriety in bathing suits at Ae
bury Park was drawn at the smallest pos
sible exposure of the leg, while at Larch
mont the suits are so scant that they are
not worth discussing.
—There are some rich beggars in Chi
cago, but few of them heve the income
of a man arrested last week in New York.
When searched 531 pennies were found in
his coat. He had collected them in less
than half a day. At this rate his income
would be 13,650 a year.
—An old Chicago detective says: "Don’t
take any stock in stories of people being
chloroformed In open rooms by burglars.
Chloroform in an open room is no more
effective than It would be out of doors.
Its unpleasant odor usually awakes sleep
ers and keeps them awake."
—The Jewels In possession of the Greek
Church are worth more than the collec
tions of all tho crowned heads of Europe.
The church has been accumulating these
treasures for many years. The figures and
pictures, as well as the holy books in the
Greek churches, are studded with gems
of immense value, and the church plate
is so costly that it Is impossible to esti
mate Its value.
—Two Viennese, a merchant and a res
taurant keeper, have made a wager of
$1,040 to visit the Paris exposition on foot,
trundling before them a huge wine bar
rel made to contain over 150 gallons, but
quite empty. With this rotund traveling
companion, which Is decorated with the
arms of Vienna and Paris and stamped
with the figure 1900, the men left Vienna
not long ago. They count or* covering
sixteen or eighteen miles a day and are
likely to be seven or eight weeks on the
Journey. Paris has already had a wheel
barrow man from Vienna, the man who
had himself transported as luggage and
the automobile journalist.
—Consul General Guenther, at Frank
fort, says that there are In Germany 86
schools and institutes wherein manual
training is carried on in 1,514 workshops.
Of this number, 836 schools and institu
tutes conduct the training on a pedagogi
cal basis. Prussia has 570 manual train
ing schools. Five hundred and thirty-five
workshops are devoted to wood carving,
527 to working in cardboard and 356 to the
carpenter's bench. Of these 68 are close
ly connected with wood carving, 77 with
preparatory roughing out work, 35 with
metal work, 28 with country timbering, 11
with wood and metal turning and 11 wltn
modelling in clay. Over twenty-two hun
dred German teachers have been taught
to become instructors in manual train
- Save on ceremonial occasions or by
servants Queen Victoria permits only the
tille "Madame” to be used in addressing
her. England's ru'.er b lng in this respect
the most democratic of all. The Emperor
of Germany is "Majestat '—no pronoun
being used—even to his own family, except
when in absolute privacy. The Emperor
of Austria is "Eurer Majestat” at all
times; the King of Greece using the
French equivalent and the King of Swed
en the Swedish form of the same. The
Czar of Russia is "Czar” to his courtiers
and officials, no pronoun being used.
According to an English expert dia
monds are in process of formation in Ha
waii, writes a correspondent of the Cleve
land Plain Dealer. He spent much time
and seme money following up the first
Indications that attracted hts attention.
In many respects, he says, the formation
here is like that of the diamond fields of
Kimberley. But after research*s extend
ng oi er s-veral months he came to the
conclusion that, while the formaton here
is like that in which diamonds are found,
the process has not y< t gone far enough,
buit is still going on, and that in the
course of 100.000 y ars or so Hawaii will
be a great diamond field.
—The German Emperor is an adept at
tennis, having his private court, where he
practices assiduously. At fencing, too, he
Is no mean opponent, never letting a day
pass without having a bout with the foils,
while if he is not seen on the river he Is
at all events utilizes a rowing machine,
which is fixed in his dressing loom. The
Czar of Russia is a cyclist quite above the
average, and, were tt consistent with hts
dignity to appear on the track, would un
doubtedly hold his own In goo I company.
Asa sprinter, too, his ability Is not to
be despised. The Emp-ror of Austria Is
a magnificent horseman and brilliant
swordsman. In hla younger days he was
noted for his powers of endurance, which
enabled him to more than hold his own
In most branches of athletics. The King
of Greece is a fine swimmer, as is like
wise King Oscar of Sweden. The King
of the Belgians prides himself upon his
walking powers, which. Indeed, any one
whom he honors with his company soon
perceives to his cost are nhove those of
the ordinary pedestrian. The late Presi
dent Faure. besides being a good horse
man and shot, was an enthusiastic fencer,
while the Sultan of Turkey stands pre
eminent a* a revolver shot, using either
band with deadly precision.
II Extract jj|
jptfl Used over Half a Century iß^jl
FATIGUE ? v ' ■
ALL PAIN If
1 1. 1 1. Of HOPE R'Y AND G. X S. R’f.
For Isle of Hope, Montgomery, Thunder
bolt, Cattle Park and West End.
Dally except Sundays. Subject to chang*
ISLE OF HOPE. '
Lv. City for I. of H.| Lv. Isle of Hope.
630 am from Tenth | 6to am for Bolton
730 am from Tenth | 600 am for Tenth
830 am from Tenth | 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 |ll 00 am for Bolton
1 15 pm from Bolton |ll 30 am for Tenth
230 pm from Tenth | 2 CO pm for Tenth
330 pm from Tenth | 240 pm for Bolton
430 pm from Tenth 300 pm for Tenth
530 pm from Tenth 400 pm for Tenth
630 pm from Tenth 6CO pm for Tenth
730 pm from Tenth | 700 pm for Tenth
830 pm from Tenth j 8 00 pm for Tenth
930 pm from Tenth j 9 (0 pm for Tenth
10 30 pm from Tenth |lO 00 pm for Tenth
|ll 00 pm for Tenth
Lv city for Mong’ry. | Lv. Montgomery
830 am from Tenth |715 am for Tenth"
230 pm from Tenth j 1 15 pm for Tenth
6 30 pm from Tenth | 6 00 pm for Tenth
Lv city for Cat.Park] - Lv. Cattle Park.
6 30 am from Bolton | 7 00 am for Bolton
7 30 am from Bolton j 8 00 am for Bolton
100 pm from Bolton | 1 30 pm for Bolton
2 30 pm from Bolton | 3 00 pm for Bolton
7 00 pm from Bolton j 7 30 pm for Bolton
SOO pm from Bolton | 830 pm for Bolton
TH UNDERBOLTr -
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
13:00 midnight, for Bolton street Junc
FREIGHT ANI) PARCEL CAR.
This car carries trailer for passengers
on all trips and leaves west side of city
market for Isle of Hope. Thunderbolt
and ail 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 6:09 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.
IT. M. LOFTON. Gen. Mgr.
GEORGIA, CHATHAM COUNTT.-
Whereas Mrs. L. C. (McLendon has ap
plied to Court of Ordinary for letters of
guardianship on person and property of
Alva Coates, minor. These ore, therefore,
t ocite and admonish all whom it may
concern to be and appear before said
Court to make objections (If any they
have) on or before the first Monday in
September, next, otherwise said letters
will be granted.
Witness, the Honorable Hampton L
Ferrlll, Ordinary for Chatham county,
this the eighth day of August, 1900.
FRANK E. KEILBACH.
Clerk C. 0.. C. Cos.
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDIT
GEORGIA. CHATHAM COUNTY.-
Notlee is hereby given to all persons hav
ing demands against Raymond A. Harvey,
late of said county, deceased, to present
them to me, properly made out, within
the time prescribed by law, so as to show
♦,helr character and amounts; and ell per
sons indebted to said deceased are re
quired to make immediate payment to
Savannah, Ga., July )7, 1900.
WILLIAM F. SLATER,
Broadway, sth avenue and 27ih et., New
York city. Entirely new; absolutely fire
proof; European plan. Rooms, SI.OO per
day and upward.
ROBERT T. DUNLOP. Manager.
Formerly of Hotel Imperial.
In the cool mountains.
The Swannanoa Hotel, Ashevil.e, N. L
Under new management. A high class
family and commercial hotel, with table
of superior excellence. Casino, music and
dancing. Centrally located; good beds;
cool rooms; i-nte-s moderate. Write to
BRANCH & YOUNG, Proprietors.
JOHN G. BUTLER
Paints, Oils and Glass, saah. Door*, Blind*,
and Builder*' Supplies, Plain *nd Decora
tlvs Wall Paper, Foreign and Domest'n
Cements. Lime, Planter end Hair. Sal*
Agent for Abeptine CoM Water Paint
TO CongTesa atreet. weat. and 18 St. Julian
J. D. WEED * CO
•A VAlill AH, OL
Leather Belting. Steam Packing & Hose.
Agents for NEW YORK RUBBER
BELTING AND PACKING COMPANY.
™ Morphine sod Whiskey hsb
its treated without pair or
confinement. Cure guaran
teed or BO pay. B. H. VKAL,