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SEABORN HAYES ARRESTED.
CAPTURE OF V ARN WIOF.'S MI’RDEH
ER AFFECTED EAST NIGHT.
Excellent Flece of Work by Ser
geant Bnnglm Assisted Ity Justice
Mendel, Constable Whitaker and
Others—Negro Spotter Tamed the
Trick for tlie Posse—Hayes Had No
Chance to Resist—He Took His Ar
rest Quietly and Now Asserts That
Varnadoe Shot First and He Only
Acted in Self Defense—This Story
Will Hardly nenr Investigation.
Seaborn Hayes, the murderer of Motor
man Lucius B. Varnadoe, was arrested
last night by a posse headed by Police
Sergeant Henry W. Baughn and includ
ing, betddes Justice W. H. Mendel, Con
stable Edward Whittaker and a negro
spotter. The arrest was effected at a point
near the seven-mile post on the Ogeechee
road, at the house of Josh Butler.
So rapidly did the events by which the
errest of Hayes was Immediately preced
ed follow each other, that the negro had
never an opportunity to make or offer an
effectual protest. Before he had time or
opportunity to realize that his liberty was
endangered, he was covered hy revolvers
and shotguns in what must have seemed
to him unnecssary profusion and direct
ed to throw up his hands. He submitted
to the inevitable with a good show of
grace and seemed to be not particularly
aggrieved that be was finally under ar
rest and relieved of the disquieting fears
that must have been hts portion since
the flight of the homicide.
The negro spotter is the man to whom
credit for the arrest of Hayes Is primarily
due. He seems to have been gifted in this
case with a degree of intuition, for he se
lected the house of Butler as the most
probable place for the hiding place of the
murderer and, watching it from the sur
rounding woods, soon discovered that
Hayes was one of Us inmates.
This fact he communicated to Justice
Mendel and the Justice In turn apprized
Sergt. Baughn of the whereabouts of
Hayes and the ease with which he could
be captured. The plan was hatched at
the station house on yesterday, and last
night It was carried into effect with a to
tal absence of delays or missteps. Had
there been a dozen rehearsals, with
Hayes himself assisting and playing his
own part, the drama could not have been
played with fewer errors.
The party left the city at about 10
o'clock. Sergt. Baughn had only hits re
volver, but the magistrate and his con
stable were both provided with shotguns.
The negro spotter was to enact the part
of the decoy, In carrying the plan of ar
rest into execution, and It was thought
best to let him appear as harmless as pos
At the six-mile post on the
Ogeechee road, there Is a country
Jane that leads toward the east. Butler's
house is situated about three-quarters of
n mile down this road, and quite near the
Uttle Ogeechee river. There is a country
church In the vicinity, but this section of
the county is but sparsely Inhabited and
there as few houses.
At 11:30 o'clock the party had reached
the house and surrounded it and the spot
ter was sent forward to draw Hayes out
Into the night. The idea was to get him
beyond the reach of help from any ac
complices he might have on the premises
•nd to prevent the possibility of his firing
from cover. The idea was to take him
without trouble and without bloodshed.
The spotter walked up to the door and
tapped upon the panel. It was opened for
a few Inches and he called to Hayes to
come outside. “I want to speak to you,”
lie said, and Hayes gave a reluctant con
sent. First peering out from the doorway,
to satisfy himself that the man by whom
lie was accosted was alone, he came out
Into the yard surrounding the house and
for a few minutes talked with the spotter.
He seemed to have a premonition of evil,
or else his guilty fears suggested precau
tion, for more than once he walked back
Into the house and had to be drawn out
again by the use of other persuasive de
Finally he walked several paces from
the doorstep and the three white men
Elipped gradually closer and closer to him.
It had been arranged that Justice Mendel
Should blow a whistle that he carried as
a signal for the onslaught. Hayes want
ed the spotter to read for him an article
that was printed in a newspaper he car
ried, and as the heads of the pair were
bent over the paper, the Justice sounded
the shrill blast that had been prear
In a trice Hayes was looking into the
•nuzzles of three weapons and three stern
voices exhorted him to throw up his
bands and submit. His nerve left him in
a moment and with a faltering voice he
assented. In another moment the brace
lets were on his wrists and he was a pris
oner In fact and deed.
In the meantime Butler was hanging on
the skirts of the difficulty and exhorting
the members of the party not to shoot
him. Otherwise he seemed to have no
particular fear or desire In the matter. He
was told that If he were quiet he would
not be hurt, and this assurance quieted
bis fears and his voice at the same time.
The party that effected the arrest of
Hays had a vehicle In waiting, and In this
be was brought back to the city and lock
ed up at the police station house. On the
way he talked freely to the officers, tell
ing them a story of the homicide that he
has doubtless been preparing during the
time that has Intervened between hts
crime and his arrest.
He says that when he was put off the
per on Ust Saturday eight, a week ago,
he waited around Sandfly to demand his
fare from the conductor. When he step
ped out into the circle of light in front of
the car he told the motorman to stop,
and explained hts purpose and desire.
He claims that at this stage Varnadoe
drew his revolver and began to fire, fir
ing two shots before the negro replied.
“After he began o shoot at me,” paid
Hayes to the officers, “I drew my own pis
tol and began fire. I fired five shots
as rapidly as 1 could."
The prisoner says that after the homi
cide he set out through the woods for
the house of Josh Butler and had been
there In hiding ever since. He reached
his place of concealment as the sun was
rising on Sunday morning and since that
time has not dared to make an efTort to
increase his distance from the 6cene of
the crime. The house of Butler is about
seven or eight miles in a direct line from
Sandfly station and the trip that Hayes
made through the woods must have been
a rough one. The man who sheltered him
is not a relative, but a friend merely.
M2GHO SERIOUSLY STABBED.
One Driver for Knickerbocker Ice
Company Cuts Another.
An unknown negro was seriously cut by
another negro named LaFar in a row that
occurred last night about 9 o’clock in
Congress street lane, near Barnard street.
LaFar immediately made his escape from
the scene, and up to midnight last night
had not been captured, though the police
and detectives had been looking for him.
About ten minutes after the cutting the
injured man, accompanied by his mother
in-law, went to the drug store of the
Solomons Company and asked that some
thing be done for him. It was suggested
that he had better see a doctor, and he
started for one, but had gone only a few
steps when he became so weak from loss
of blood that he had to be taken hack
into the drug store. The police ambu
lance was called and he was taken to his
The man had been dealt a single straight
stab near the heart by a sharp and prob
ably heavy knife; the wound is an ugly
one, and some of those who saw It think
that the man's chances of recovery are
No report of the affair was made until
the man, accompanied by his mother-in
law, reached the drug store, probably ten
or fifteen minutes after the cutting oc
curred; then Patrolmen S. M. Davis and
Godbold and Detectives Stark and Mur
phy were informed of the affair, but by
that time LaFar had had .ample time to
get away and had improved his oppor
tunity hy doing so.
The cause of the row was not told. The
man was too weak to talk, and all that
the mother-in-law knew was that It had
occurred about a boy.
Both the injured man and LaFar lire
drivers for the Knickerbocker Ice Com
AT WORK IN TRINITY.
Changes and Renovation* on the In
terior in Progress.
Workmen are engaged In making the
changes in the interior of Trinity Church.
The organ is being removed from the loft
at the front of the church to the recess
at the rear of the pulpit. The instrument
will be greatly enlarged, and valuable
additions to it will be made, affording
greater excellence to its tone and increas
ing Its range.
The pulpit will be extended toward the
front of the church. The entire appear
ance of the rear of the auditorium will
be altered by these changes. The station
of the choir, Instead of in the gallery as
heretofore, will be between the organ and
Extensive renovations throughout the
Interior will be made, and it is possible
that some improvement will be made upon
the exterior when the interior work hae
been finished. That, however, Is a matter
upon which the stewards will decide when
it is reached.
The interior will be painted and done
over altogether. Attention will be given
the floors and the furniture. When the
alterations have been completed the
church will compare very favorably with
the most attractive ones in the city. The
work will scarcely be completed before
Oct. 15. In the meantime the congrega
tion will worship in the Sunday School
MANY HF.nE AT THE RANGE.
lurcot Crowd of Hie Sraion In
dulged in Rifle Prnciice.
The largest crowd of the season gath
ered yesterday afternoon at the rifle
range for practice. Members of the
military are showing great interest in
shooting, and it is probable that the com
panies will show better figures of merit
for this season than ever before. The of
ficers have succeeded in interesting many
of the men who, ordinarily, have cared
nothing for rifle practice, and the result
has been more sharpshooters, marksmen
and tirsi-class men than usuaj.
During the afternoon there must have
been close upon 100 men at the range. All
the tnfantry companies were well repre
sented. It would seem that the coming
state rifle competition is responsible for
some of the interest displayed, for teams
will probably be entered by all- the Sa
vannah commands. Some of them will
scarcely have a chance to win, but they
will enter, nevertheless, being desirous of
helping along the shoot because it Is to
be held in Savannah.
DESPERATE MAN ARRESTED.
Mngi.trnte Mendel tins an Exciting
Time at Montgomery.
Magistrate Mendel of the Sixth Militia
District brought into town yesterday and
lodged in Jail Charlie Knight, a negro res
ident of Montgomery, who is wanted for
attempting to shoot another negro.
The magistrate states that he had quite
an exciting time in making the arrest,
as Kntght, who has the reputation of be
ing a hard character, and has been in
many scrapes, was lying in bed asleep
and had with him as a bed fellow a dou
ble barrelled shotgun which he attempt'd
to use when the officer arrested him.
There is no doubt that he would have
carried out his Intention to shoot with
probably fatal consequences lo the mag
istrate had he not been covered hy the
officer’s pistol before he was awakened,
and notified of his arrest. As It was, the
demand for the gun was repeated three
times before It was surrendered, and then
It was given up to a third party and not
to the magistrate.
WORTHY WOMAN DEAD.
Isabella C. Atkinson Passed Away
Isabella C. Atkinson, one of Savannah's
oldest and moat respected colored citizens,
died at her resdtence yesterday morning
at 4:15 o'clock. Bhe leave* a husband
and four children. Dr. J. C. Atkinson,
who is practicing in Macon, g ou of
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 1900.
WORKING WITH READY WILL
ELKS* CARNIVAL COMMITTEES
BUSY WITH PREPARATIONS.
Enthusiastic Effort* Being Made %ll
Along the Llue anti Results Are
Already Apparent—The Coronation
of the Queen of the Carnival Will
Be the Big Event of the First
Evening—Entire Aren of Park Ex
tension Will Be l *el—Best Attrnc*-
tlons to Be Had in the Country Are
Being Secured—Every Cent of the
Proceeds Will Go to Sweet Charity.
The arrangements for the street fair
and carnival that the Savannah Lodge of
Elks will give here in November are going
etedily forward. Ih echairman of the va
rious committees, with the numerous as
sistants, uniting In the effort to make it
the biggest thing of the kind that has ever
been seen in the South.
This is the promise that the Elks have
made for their carnival from the first in
ception of the Idea, and if an enthusiastic
desire to make tihs promise good, backed
by intelligence, zeal and industry, will ac
complish this result, it is accomplished al
ready. Mr. George C. Benson, who has
achieved a national reputation in conduct
ing entertainments of this character, is to
be director general of the carnival und
from what he has already shown the com
mittee he is capable of doing, they are.
convinced that they have the right man
in the right place.
The carnival will continue from Nov. 5
to Nov. 37, and, if the attendance and
the apparent demand warrant it, for two
weeks longer. For this entire period the
Elks have secured the assent of the mili
tary and the City Council to their use of
the Park Extension and their plans con
template the use of the entire area. The
park will be fenced, an exact reproduc
tion of he Dewey arch will be erected
at the principal entrance, at the corner
of Bull and Hall streets, and neither
pains nor expense will be spared to
bring the best attractions in the country
to Savannah and to make of the carnival
all that it should be. Director Genera]
Benson, to whom the entire matter of
l>ook attractions has been confided, is un
der positive instructions to exercise a wise
discrimination in selecting them, and not
to contract with anything that will of
fend the susceptibilities of the most deli
The coronation of the queen of the car
nival. accompanied hy an imposing pa
geant, will ie the princiral feature of the
first night. The selection of the queen is
to be left to the choice of a committee,
and it is hut fair to presume that the
choice will fall upon someone of Savan
nah's daughters who in person and hear
ing will he well fitted to represent the
beauty of the city. The magnificent cos
tumes are to he worn by the queen and
her court will be not the least attractive
feaiuies of the first right of the carnival.
The floral parade, though carried into
successful execution at many other places,
will be an innovation In Savannah. Mrs.
W. R. Leaken has been good enough to
assume charge of this feature of the week
for the committee and she is confident
that It can be made a very beautiful and
attractive affair. With the interest of the
women of Savannah once enlisted, the suc
cess of the project will be assured, for
there are handsome equipages and flowers
and taste in plentiful abundance.
The Committee on Privileges, of which
Mr. Leo McGovern is chairman, has been
already at work, and has succeeded in dis
posing of a large amount of space for the
mercantile, industrial and manufacturing
exhibition. A thousand running feet of
space will be set apart for this feature of
the carnival, and the committee expects
to experience no difficulty in disposing of
A stable of chariot horses has been en
gaged as one of the attractions, and
there will be chariot races every day on a
circular track that will be laid out within
the park limits. A miniature railroad,
with a miniature engine drawing miniature
cars, will be another feature. The cars
eac hhold four persons.
Several bands will be here during the
time the carnival will continue, and there
will he one especially good one, that will
furnish hand music of the best c haracter.
By this band, which is yet to be selected,
concerts will be given in the carnival
grounds each afternoon and evening.
Frank C. Bostock’s animal shows make
up another feature already booked. This
show is the one with which Mr. Bostock
travels personally and which he personally
directs. He has a number of others, but
the one that is to be in Savannah is the
pick of the bunch. It is rated by amuse
ment experts everywhere as the best
thing of its kind in the world. Herds of
elephants and camels are added to the
trained animal features of the exhibition.
The celebrated paid of diving elgs will be
brought here directly from the Paris Ex
position and are expected to be one of the
biggest drawing cards of the carnival.
Low rates on all the railroads entering
the city, with special excursions on sped il
occasions, will serve to add largely to the
attendance. A cent a mile will be offered
from all points within 200 miles of Savan
And it Is to he all for charity. Not a
cent of the money the Elks will make on
their carnival will he devoted to their
comfort or their pleasure. It will not go
for the purchase of a building or the addi
tion of gorgeous paraphernalia to their
lodge equipment, but every dollar of the
fund thus accumulated will be spent In
the alleviating of the suffering of the
poor of the city. The Elks’ charity is
wont to be bestowed generously and with
out consideration of the race, sex or creed
of the recipient. Wherever there is want
there the true Elk finds a proper subject
for his charity and Is to such innumer
able cases of suffering as every city pre
sents during the winter that the carnival
fund Is to be applied. Therefore it is that
the members of the lodge appeal so con
fidently to the people of Savannah, for
continuance, encouragement and support.
NO NEW TRIAL. FOIL RAKER.
Convicted Former In Superior Court
Refnsi’d n S“i'nml rhnnrf.
Judge Falllgant heard the argument!" of
counsel In the application of Thomas
Baker for o new trial, in the Superior
Court yesterday. At the present term
of the court Baker -was trios* and convict
ed of the offense of forgery, and sentenced
to a term In the penitentiary.
The argument supporting: the motion for
anew trial was made hy Mr. Charles V.
Hohensteln, and the counter argument hy
Solicitor General Osborne. After a brief
consideration of the points presented, upon
which the new trial was asked, Judge Fal
ligant overruled the motion. The case
will probably be carried to the Supreme
WILL GO NORTH TI F..SDAV.
Acting Major Tlrtlemsn In Take u
Vilen t ton.
Acting Mayor George W. Tiedcman will
leave the city Tuesday for New York and
Saratoga, where he will spend some time.
Mr. Tiedeman's departure will not leave
the city without an official head, however,
a recent resolution of Council having pro
vided that In the absence of the Mayor,
chairman and vice chairman of Council.
Alderman James M. Dixon should dis
charge the duties of Ihe office. With
Mayor Myers. Acting .Mayor Tledeman and
Vice Chairman Wells all out of the city
It will be Alderman Dixon's time to 1111 the
chair. Mayor Myers, who Is now In New
York, 1 a expected beck about Aug. ax
SHOPLIFTERS PLEADED GUILTY.
Loeb and Hall Sentenced to Six
Years in the Penitentiary.
T. E. Hall and Ben Loeb, the tw'O West
ern crcoks who descended upon Savannah
a couple of weeks ago and placed in im
mediate operation a plan that had for Its
object the criminal diminution of the
stocks of certain wholesale merchants,
appeared in the Superior Court yesterday
and entered pleas of guilty to the three
indictments that had been found against
them by the grand jury.
The indictments charged the men with
larceny from the house, of goods over the
v alue of $ 0 in each case. They stole a
quantity of fine gioves and tdlks from the
stores of I. M. Frank & Cos., Eckman &
Vetsburg and f. Epstein & Bro. On each
id ctment Judge Falligant passed sen
t nee to a term of two years in the pen
itentiary, making a total of six years con
tin ment which each of the men will have
In i assing sentence Judge Falligant ad
ministered a little lectuie to Ix>eb and
Hall, saying he trusted the experience
through which they had passed would be
of some ral advantage io them and that
they would g.ve up adherence to the opin
ion that a career of crime could be ulti
mately profitable or could result in any
thing hut and saster.
The men received their sentences with
stoical resignation—with the savolr faire
of the accomplished and hardened crooks.
There setms little reason to believe that
the punishment that has been imposed
on them for tho-e of their sins commit
ted in Savannah will have the reformatory
effect that Judge Falligant ventured to
THREE NEW SC HOOLHOI’SES
Are Desired by Residents of Small
The regular monthly meeting of the
Board of Eudcation will be held to-morrow
afternoon, when the petitions of residents
of three localities for new schoolhoaises
will be received. It is not known whether
the board will consider itself in a position
to grant the petitions, as the full appro
priation desired was not secured from the
West Savannah, South Newington and
Bonabella want new schoolhouses. The
facilities at those places are not regarded
as adequate. The residents believe they
should have better houses to which to
send their children for instruction, and,
provided financial difficulties are not con
sidered insuperable, the board will prob
abaly adopt the same view.
Last year there were three new school
houses built in country districts, all of
them being constructed upon approved
plans. It is the desire of the board to
substitute comfortable and convenient
houses throughout the county for those
that are not now regarded as thoroughly
satisfactory. The last three built were at
Isle of Hope, seven miles out on the White
Bluff road, and at Bethel. All have given
Another matter to come before the board
will be the annual report of the superin
tendent, Mr. Otis Ashmore.
THEY WILL RETURN EARLY.
Advices From Summer Resorts Indi
cate Visitors* Return.
A few of Savannah’s energetic dealers,
who keep in communication with their
customers who leave the city, say it will
not be long before the visitors will be re
turning In large numbers. A vacation in
the mountains is a great relaxation, but
the novelty of it soon wears away, and
the visitor seeks home. Those who have
been patronizing Mr. Logan heretofore
will still find him 1n the city market, the
same old stand, though they need not
wait till they arrive to look him up. Drop
a card from your summering place before
you leave for home, ordering what you
want, and when to be delivered. That
will lift one of the inconveniences of com
ing home. 11. Logan, Savannah—that’s
A Now Department.
The furniture and carpet department of
P. T. Foye’s new store will be under the
management of W. A. Hawkinson, who
has Just returned from the North, where
purchases were made for the new store.
Jackson. Metzger & Cos. closing out their
summer goods; lawn. 3Vfcc yard; embroi
deries, 6c, 7c and 9c.—ad.
A Fine Dinner.
A special dinner will be served at Hicks’
restaurant to-day. You have plenty of
time to get this dinner, and catch the
train for Tybee. Nearly everybody does
Hicks’ Is the leading restaurant In Sa
vannah. Take the ladiee of your party
there. A special apartment for ladles. Re
nt, mber the place on Congress near Bull
Take the children a pair of my bargain
counter shoes. They are neat, durable
and cost mighty near nothing. Come
early. A. S. Nichols, 8 Broughton, west.
Mnlnrla Breeding Spot.
Darien Junction, Ga., Sept. 1, 1899: Co
lumbia Drug Cos., Savannah, Ga., Gents: I
wish to say I have tried two (2) bottles of
your Smith’s Chill and Fever Tonic, with
the best results following. Truly yours,
H. H. Faulkner.
Smith’s Chill Tonic is a sure cure.—ad.
Excursion to Mncnn and Mlllcdgc
ville. August 121.
Central of Georgia Railway will sell ex
cursion tickets, Savannah to Macon and
Mllledgevillo and return, at rate of 82.50
for the round trip, for train leaving Sa
vannah at 8:45 a. m., Aug. 21; tickets to
bear limit returning to Aug. 23, 1900.—ad.
Jackson, Metzger A Co.’s Mid-Sum
Silks at 39c, worth 75c; colored foulard
silks, SI.OO value 69c.—ad.
High class ladies’ tailor-made costumes,
made to order from the latest patterns
and most select stock.—ad.
Thonsnnds or Itchy People
Have been cured quickly by Tetterlne. It
cures any form of skin disease. Mrs. M.
E. Laillmer, Biloxi, Miss., had an itchy
breaking out on her skin. She sends $1
for two boxes postpaid to the manufac
turer, J. T. Shurptrlne, Savannah, Ga.,
and writes. "Tetterlne Is the only thing
that gives me relief.’’ Send 60 cents in
stamps for a box If your druggist doesn’t
Peachtree street, Atlanta, Ga., under
new management. Cafe of rare excellence.
Recommends Itself for the notable char
acter of Its guess. Free coaches. Bco
Jackson, Melzger & Cos. closing out their
stock of ladles’ shirt waists, 25c, 50c, and
s?sc; this la kss then half price—a**,
ARRESTED HIM FOR SLANDER.
HENRY BLITCH GIVES NOTICE OF
SUIT AGAINST JUSTICE NELSON.
Claims That the Magistrate of the
Sixth District Had Him Arrested
for a Crime That Is Unknown to
the Statnte 800k —He Wan Charg
ed With Slander and Compelled
to Give Bond for Hts Appearance
at a Preliminary Investigation
and Finally for His Appearance in
the City Court—The Magistrate Re
fused to Listen to Argument or
A legal document which indicates, if the
statements it contains are true, a rather
lax administration of the law in certain
quarters of this county, was filed In the
office of the clerk of the City Court on
yesterday. It is directed to W. H. Nelson,
justice of the peace for the Sixth District.
The document was filed by Mr. R. J.
Travis, on behalf of Henry Blitch, and is
in the nature of a notice to Magistrate
Nelson of the complainant’s intention to
institute 6uit for damages against him.
In giving this notice it complies with the
provisions of the code, regulating the in
stitution and prosecution of an action for
damage® against a judicial officer for his
malfeasance. In effect Blitch charges
that Nelson had him arrested on a war
rant based upon an alleged crime that is
not comprised within the criminal code cf
the state, compelled him to give bond to
answer for his appearance on various oc
casions and subjected him in other ways
to indlginity, annoyance and wrong.
Blitch charges that on May 18, of*tne
present year, Nelson issued a criminal
warrant for his arr.st, charging him with
having committed the offense of slander.
The offense is alleged to have consistel
in B itch saying cf John Bailey that the
latter had stolen an anchor.
There is no section of the code of the
state which makes of slander a crime pun
ishable by the infliction of a fine or im
prisonment, though of course it Is a civil
wrong for w’hich the offender, if he is in
a position to do so, may be made to re
spond in damages. The notice to Nelson
which has been filed in the City Court
recites that during ill cf the pre ent ytar
he has been a justice of the peace of the
county and has been furnished by the
state with a copy of the code. He knew
or ought to have know’n, the notice con
tinues, that there was no such crime
as that for which he caused the arrest of
Biitch, on May 19, and if he did not know
it before he issued the warrant he could
easily have acquainted himself with the
law' o-r lack of law on the subject by a
casual inspection of the code he is sup
posed to keep in his possession.
Blitch, then, was arrested, and to avoid
going to jail was compelled to give bond
for his appearance before the magistrate
for the purpose of preliminary investiga
tion. Nelson charged l him for drawing
and witnessing the execution of the bond
he compelled him to give.
The preliminary investigation was eet
for a date in June, and again in July, but
it was never held. For one reason or an
other it was postponed in each instance,
and Anally, to avoid the humiliation of
standing trial before Nelson, Blitch was
compelled to give a second bond to an
swer for his appearance In the City
Court. Nelson told him that he would be
turned over to the City Court anyhow,
so Blitch avers in the notice, and he gave
the bond because of this candid assurance
of the magistrate’s intention.
In the meantime, it is further
averred. Nelson had been frequent
ly told by Blitch and his coun
sel, Mr. Travis, that he was acting
without any authority of law and that ad
mitting the truth of the charge made in
the warrant against Blitch, he had yet
committed no crime for which he was
amenable to punishment in the courts. To
these representations, it is stated, Nelson
turned a perfectly deaf ear, asserting that
he knew wrhat he was doing and that un
less Blitch gave the bond required he
would send him to jail.
It is Scarcely possible to believe, says
the notice, that the magistrate could have
been unaware of the fact that there is no
legal justification for the cdurse he was
pursuing, but if the ignorance did reach
this stage his false impression might have
been corrected by an inspection of bis code
or by a .simple application to any lawyer
who was acquainted with the law’s first
principles. He was put on notice that he
was not acting legally and that he after
wards both failed to satisfy himself of
the law on the subject and refused to
change his course is alleged to have con
stituted the grossest infringement on the
personal rights of the complainant.
For the various wrongs and indignities
he claims to have suffered at the hands
of the magistrate, Blitch gives him notice
he intends to institute a suit for dam
ages, in the sum of $5,000. Because of the
nature of these wrongs he considers it
right that the magistrate should he made
to suffer in punitive or exemplary* dam
ages, as well as mulcted for the actual in
jury he caused.
Your best friend can give no better ad
vice than this: "For Impure blood, bad
stomach and weak nerves take Hood’s
To Brunswick ana Return, SI.OO Vln
the 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 SI.OO for the
round trip. Trains leave at 2:10 a. ru. and
5:20 a. m.— ad.
Sunday Trips ro Brunswick via
Plant System SI.OO.
The Plant System will sell round-trip
tickets to Brunswick on Sundays, limited
to date of sale, at rate of SI.OO. Trains
leave at 2:10 a. m. and 5:20 a. m—ad.
Wlint Not to Say.
Do not say. "I can’t eat.” Take Hood's
Sarsaparilla and say, "I am hungry all
the time, and food never hurts me.”
Never say to your friends that you are
as tired in the morning as at night. If
they happen to be sharp they will tell
you that Hood’s Sarsaparilla cures that
Do not say. "My face is full of pimples.”
You are quite likely to be told by some
one, "There is no need of that, for
Hood's Sarsaparilla cures pimples.”
It Is Improper and unnecessary to say,
'•My health is poor and my blood Is bad.’’
Hood's Barsaparl'la will give you good
blood, and good health will follow as a
natural consequence —ad.
Chair cars on Plant System excursions
to Charleston every Sunday; engage your
seats ou Saturdays at the De Soto Hotel
How It May nc Developed In Yonr
When a father has a daughter to edu
cate it is very important that he should
select the right school. There are many
advantages in sending a girl to a boarding
school. There she learns self-reliance, and
It develops in her a womanhood that will
adorn her character. Parents should be
very careful tvhat school they patronize.
Brenau College, formerly Georgia Female
Seminary, at Gainesville, Go,, offers ex
ceptional facilities and advantages for the
proper education of girls. Each student
is given persona), individual work by ex
perienced Christian teachers. For hand
some catalogue address Brenau, Galnea
The Sick Room and the Cemetery
May Teach the Need of Life Insur
ance. But the Agent Never Solicits
Approaching death may give you many
weary weeks in "which to wish for a suf
ficient amount of life insurance, but no
possible chance to get it. Insurance well
done, should be done quickly. Every con
sideration—cost, profit, duty, opportunity
—each and all advocate insurance to-day.
“A mill never grinds with the water that
is past." You may think that you are
taking the risk when you procrastinate
with life insurance, but you are mistaken,
as it is your family that takes the risk,
not you. A life policy is about the only
friend of the widow to extend sympathy
with one hand end count out dollars with
the other. -Many men “See visions and
dream dreams" of a future competency.
Better secure the reality* by paying the
necessary premiums. The Massachusetts
Mutual, organized 1851, and represented
by Harty & Apple, managers for Geor
gia. offers life and endowment insurance
with cash surrender and paid-up partici
pating insurance values plainly stated in
the policy; large dividends which may be
applied annually in one of three ways;
loans on policies and the protection and
advantages of the famous Massachusetts
Insurance laws. Spend a minute of your
time wisely and send your name, age and
address for full information, showing what
may be done in your particular~case.— ad.
SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE “TECH.**
Mr. Aaron French** Gift of SSOO to
Be Completed for September 26.
This opportunity Is before the young
men not only of Georgia, but other states.
The enviable position which the School of
Technology has taken among the best
technical schools of the country and the
present great industrial advance of the
South, make the above a prize worthy of
the best efforts of all young men eligible
for the competition. The school offers
degrees in mechanical, electrical, civil
and textile engineering, and its equipment
of these departments is unsurpassed. Its
reputation has been made on thorough
ness of instruction of its graduates. Grad
uates of literary colleges are urged to ex.
amine the special course offered. A course
at the school is a necessity to any man,
no matter what profession he may Intend
to follow. Full particulars and illustrat
ed catalogues may be had by addressing
Lyman Hall, president, Atlanta, Ga.—ad.
Via Central of Georgia Hallway,
Aligns! 22, lfWM>.
Lookout Mountain,Tenn., and return.sll.6o
Monteagle, Tenn., and return 12.50
Se-wanee, Tenn., and return 12.40
Relative low rates to all summer re
sorts in North and South Carolina. Tick
ets on sale Aug. 22, good to return on
any regular train prior to Sept. 3, 1900.
Double dally through trains, with sleep
ing cars, by night, and parlor cars, by
day, Savannah to Atlanta, connecting at
Atlanta with through trains* and sleeping
cars to Lookout Mountain, Monteagle and
Through sleepers, Savannah to Augusta,
making direct connection at Augusta for
all points in North and South Carolina.
For further information, rates, tickets,
sleeping car reservations, etc., apply at
ticket office, 107 Bull street, and Central
Jackson, Metzger A Cos.
White India lawn, per yard; fall
calicoes, sd; linen towels 9c each.—ad.
You have not seen such values, ladies,
as you find on my bargain counter. Styl
ish, durable shoes are being offered for
less than one-third their original cost. A.
S. Nichols. 8 Broughton, west.—ad.
I,allies' Tailor Made Costumes.
High class ladies’ tailor-made costumes
made to order from latest patterns and
most select stock, by G. Fantlni, merchant
Jackson, Metzger A Cos.,
Rummage Sale of Itcmnnnts.
During this midsummer selling, lawn
remnants, percale remnants, dress goods
$9.75 To Black Mountain, ft. C., and
Account of Montreal Bible Society Con
ference, the Southern Railway will sell
tickets Aug. 9, 10. 11, 12 and 13, final limit
Aug. 28. James Freeman, city passenger
and ticket agent, 141 Bull street.—ad.
A Fever-Stricken Camp.
Everett City, Ga., July 21, 1900.—1 am a
strong believer in and advocate of the use
cf Johnson’s Chill and Fever Tonic. I
know what it will do. 1 have tried it in
Cuba and the low lands of Mexico. I
have been a soldier in my time and have
found' the Tonic invaluable in cases of
camp fever. Only those who have been
in the tropics as soldiers can comprehend
the horrors of a fever-strickeni camp,
miles and mi.es. away from its base of
supplies. It was In such places that
Johnson’s Tonic came in. You did not
need any Calomel or quinine or
any other drug. Stick to the Tonic and
you will be able to eat embalmed beef
again. Yours very truly,
Chas. F. Roden.
It will do your pocketbook good to
make a few purchases of those fine men’s
shoes on my bargain-counter. They are
the identical sort which were sold for
twice what is asked now. A. S. Nichols,
8 Broughton, west.—ad.
Jackson, Metzger ‘A Cos.,
ftnmninge Sale of Negligee Shirts.
During this midsummer sale their en
tire line of men’s colored shirts, formerly
sold at SI.OO, at 57c each.—ad.
The summer is passing, have you taken
In the Plant System Sunday excursions to
Charleston? One dollar for the round trip,
The Plant System excursion train to
Charleston leaves Savannah at 6:20 a. m.
Sundays; tickets are sold at one dollar for
the round trip.—ad.
Scotch and Irish Whiskies.
The finest Imported from Scotland and
Ireland are to be had from Lippman
Brother*. They are imported by that Hrm
In bottles from the distilleries in Scotland
and Ireland. And If you want the cele
brated 010 Highland Scotch whiskey, or
the Wheeler Irish whiskey, call on lipp
man Brothers for it.
This hrm has decided to sell all Imported
wines and liquors at retail, which we think
Is quite an acquiailion lor our Savannah
Lippman Brothers have something espe
cially nice from Scotland called Cherry
whiskey, Imported from Rutherford of
Leith, Scotland, and we are safe In saying
nothing like thla has ever been Imported
In these parts before. It has the moat
delightful cherry flavor, and the whiskey
la not of the strongest type.—ad.
$0.75 To Black Mountain, Hi, C., and
Account of Montreat Bible Society Con
ference, the Southern Railway will sell
tickets Aug. 9, 10, 11, 12 and 18, Anal limit
Aug. 28. James Freeman, city passenger
and ticket agent, ill Bull street*—ad.
You Will Find Here.
Do not hesitate, but stop
one moment in front of our
store. See the
We are selling this month
up-to-date shoes at prices
cut in two.
25 % Reduction
Complete line of
Lap Sheets, Fly
Nets,Ear Nets and
Congress and Whitaker Sts.
We are offering them
in all lines. Hardware,
Willowware given in
ducing invitations to
move on to consumers.
Awfully hot to talk
about such things, but
if you must have one it
will pay you to do your
talking now. Get our
estimates on furnaces
and furnace work —hot
weather low prices.
That’s an old story;
we’ve led the procession
for years. The Cleve
land is the everlasting
good thing of wheel
Cheaper Than Ever
—at the —
Right Place to Boy.
Fruit is plenty and the
best makes of fruit jars are
very cheap here.
We have a beautiful line
of Brass Vases and Onyx
Q. W. ALLEN & GO.,
STATE AND BARNARD STS.
Mini Pfpoiofi school
FOR BOYS BETWEEN 8 AND 20.
Thorough preparation for college lor bus
iness. Boys may enter at any time. Next
fall the school will be moved to new
quarters fully equipped for
A MILITARY SCHOOL.
Further particulars from the principal,
ORMOND B. STRONG,
Islington House, Highlands, N. C.
Catalogues may be had for the asking
at Solomons' Bull street drug store.
West Broad and Haris streets,
opposite Central Depot.
Modern appointment. Convenient to all
street oar lines. Rates 11.2 Sand *I.M sod
12.00 per day. Single meal 28c.
*t J. PATFPSON, Manage