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WOMEN WERE HIS VICTIMS.
ALEX YOUNG WOUNDED HIS WIFE
AND KILLED IDA CARTER.
llif Negro Wa* Craifd With Drink
anil ißCfnited by Fancied Wronga
From Him Wife—After Wor<l With
Her, He Reßon Handllngr His Re
volver—His Wife Sought to Pre
vent Hi* l sln It. and Wn* Shot.
Cont■ n n iii.it Hl* Attack* Young Shot
and Killed the Carter W oman—The
Murderer Gave Himself L’l> at the
Alexander Young, a ne#?ro, rrazed with
drink and convinced in his befuddled
mind that he vas a sadly-imposed upon
husband, emptied the contents of his re
volver into his wife, Louisa Young, and
Ida Carter, who lived in (he same house
with them, last night shortly before mid
night. The Carter woman was killed in
stantly. a bullet passing through her
heart and another through the shoulder.
The mans wife received three wounds,
two in the right hand and one in the
breast. She will recover.
The shooting was entirely unprovoked,
According to the testimony of Louisa
Yeung, which was taken by Coroner
Goette before the arrival of the physi
cian, who, it was feared, might pronounce
her wounds fatal. In that event her ante
mortem statement would have been need
ed in the court when the trial of her
husband is held.
Young took an extremely unusual and
rather Inexplalnable course immediately
after the shooting. Flight is the first
thing tnat suggests itself to one who does
so desperate a deed as his, but not once,
apparently, did he think of escape.
Though the gallows stared him In the
face, he did not hesitate, but made di
rectly for the police station, where he
told of his bloody work and gave him
self up. He was at once lodged in a
The killing created great excitement
Amid the colored population of the vicin
ity in which it occurred. Within a brief
(time after the shots rang out, a great
crowd had gathered, and wild rumors got
afloat as to the extent of the crime. For
n long time it was the impression that
both women had been killed, and this
view’ was the successor of several far
more sensational ones that had given way
to the statements that gradually found
credence in the crowd as those who in
vestigated reported the results of their
On every hand might have been heard
expressions of satisfaction in the knowl
edge that the murderer was lodged in
jail. The men and women of his race,
gathered about the scene of the crime,
were highly incensed against him. but
the prospect of early Justice that would
follow made them content to accept the
news of Young’s Incarceration without
(thought of wreaking any vangeance upon
him themselves. From words that could
be heard in the crowd, however, it was
believed probable that summary punish
ment would have been meted out to the
man could he have been found among
them. The ravings of the distressed rel
atives of the dead woman were such as
to incite to hasty revenge, and doubtless
they would have been given ear had
Young been around to stand as the ob
ject upon which the wrath ot the negroes
might be vented.
The story of the crime Is simple. As told
by the murderer’s wife, and substantiated,
as to parts, by S. W. Carter, the hus
band of the murdered woman, it had but
low details, the murderous frenzy Into
which her husband had worked himself
having been, seemingly, the result of but
a few moments’ brooding auger. His out
burri was sudden and terriile, uncalled for
and not to be assuaged.
Returning from Ida work w’ith the Plant
System, where Young has been employed,
he wanted his supper. This the wont.in
gave him, and he left the house. The
Carter woman, with her husband, occu
pied the same house, No. 650 President
street, east, having rooms on the lower
floor, while the Y'oungs lived above. The
Carters left after supper for a choir prac
tice at their church and were not at home
when Young returned.
Louisa noticed that her husband had
been drinking when he returned to the
house, and his temper was ugly. She told
him, after she had been the butt cf several
of his surly remarks, that she would not
live with him if she was to be subjected
to such treatment. Her husband then.said
be wanted a blanket to spread upon the
floor to lie upon, but Ixiuisa tol l him she
didn’t have one, so Young lay down with
out the blanket, his wife being upon tha
Lying there in the darkness, she heard
her husband clicking his pistol. Fearing
that he meant mischief, she sprang from
her bed and sought to prevent him from
■using the weapon. Grappling with nun.
she caught the revolver's muzzle In her
right hand, Young pulling the trigger and
the double-action 32-caliber sending two
bullets through her hand. The bones were
crushed, and the woman was forced to
release her hold.
In the meantime the Carters had re
turned. They heard the shots above and
ran up stairs. The Young woman scream
ed to them to come in, that the door was
unlocked, but both were ufrald to rush
In upon the armed husband. Turning
again upon Young, the wife swung him
madly to one side, threw open the door
and rushed down stairs with the Carters,
Young following in hot pursuit.
Those fleeing were in time to shut and
lock the Carters' door, leaving the man
with the pistol on the outside. He broke
Bn the panels, firing at the figure of a
woman he saw within, perhaps believing
It to be his wife. Twice he iired, and
the Carter woman fell dead.
Then Louisa ■'-roamed, and her husband
turned to the closet In which she had
concealed herself and fir and a shot Into
her breast. Turning then, he ran from
the house. Carter firing a shot from his
pistol after him as he ran In his flight
Young chunked away his weapon, leaving
It behind a bureau.
A report of the affair was made to the
police, and soon there were several nn
the scene to maintain order among the
fast-gathering crowd of negroes. The
wounded woman had run Into the street
and sought entrance Into the houses of
two of her neighbors, but they refused
her admission, so she sat upon the curb
until two or three men carried her Into
h house that was thrown open to her.
There th- coroner tork her statement,
and her W'umd* were dressed by Hr. Cur
rie. Louisa showed remarkable forti
tude while the doctor was probing for
♦he balls hearing her pain wonderfully.
T>r I'urrlt said she would re over, as the
wounds wire not serious.
MMSAK TIIIKI' t iMlllXi IIKBI),
♦tolllll'll the Safe of ■■ lint Mtreef l inn
In llriinil Dstllalii,
A sneak thief enn-rid Ihi otfh* of |flin
ter I’mrca A Haney ya.wrday morning
about II O’clock and robbed lha safe of
111 all that was In the money diawer
Tla lb*ft Wtti discovered when on* of
the clerks who bad l-en in the year of
lb* nor*, lame (o i|-e 1 the* The empty
ttiotoy drawer It* found on *lt* window
with 1 lie key Util In lln | oca While lh*
aaf* doeer was ld < pen The mailer #*
refe/rlid In the felic*, Imil as the Ifdef
le/I bo i.ie. by Is lii, b lee email Ii„ Ifa' irf
•' tds'i* ified Ihe re tg Ultls likelihood of
MS beiiig captor,4.
WORKED A SMOOTH SCHEME.
Savannnlifan* ( nine Out Well In a
Central Rond Operation.
Savannah hears worked a smooth
scheme on the New Ycrk holders of the
first income bonds of the Central of Geor
gia Railway. There was a shade of trick
ery about the operation, but, as in love
and war, all is fair in stock transactions.
Such, at least, is a concession made by
those who operate.
Inquiries failed to develop the details
of che story or reveal the identity of
those who are alleged to have profited
by the scheme. Nor could it he learned to
just what extent the New Yorkers had
been beaten, but one report had it that
one block of SIOO,OOO worth of the bonds
had been secured by a single Savannah
ian. He bought them at a figure that
has enabled him to count himself win
ner by something like SIO,OOO, including
the dividend of 3*4 tnat is payable
It was said that information was wired
New York Just before the meeting of the
board of directors of the Central day be
fore yesterday that there would be no div
idend declared. This was a matter of sur
prise to those who had the bonds in New
York, for h dividend had been confidently
expected. The news that the directors
would declare no dividend rapidly gained
currency, and it was not long before it
had Its effect upon the quotations. The
price declined from 44 to 42, and instruc
tions were sent on from Savannah to buy.
it was by this trick that the game was
worked and the Savannahians came out
With the news of the declaration of the
dividend, up went the quotations again to
something l>ove the point they had
reached before the fake telegrams. The
result is that, unless they have sold out.
the smooth speculators hold the bonds at
some points above the price they paid,
besides having dividends .awaiting them
when stock certificates are presented on
Oct. 1 at the Citizens’ Bank.
HU ES ON THE RANGE.
The Company Medal YVon ly I,lent.
J. M. Dreyer.
The annual shoot of the Republican
Blues was held yesterday afternoon at
the rifle range. The scores were not a.s
high as were expected, and as would
hove boon made had the conditions been
more propitious. The weather had been
very threatening before the departure of
the company, under command of Capt.
M. Ed Wilson, from the Regimental
Armory, and, while the fear of rain had
about passed away by the time the com
pany arrived nt the range, the air was
murky and it was impossible to secure a
clear view of the targets, especially the
more distant ones. Considering the ad
verse conditions, the officers regarded the
scores as very satisfactory.
The company medal was w’on by First
Lieutenant J. M. Dreyer, whose score was
109. This was at the 200, 300, 500 and 600
yards ranges and on the skirmish, all of
which figures in the rifle practice regula
tions, and are those upon which records
as sharpshooters and marksmen are
made. Lieut. Dreyer is a Sea Girter, and
the score is fur below that of which he
is capable. His sharpshooter’s qualifica
tion this season was upon the score of
138. from which it may be judged that the
light was poor, or that something else
was radically wrong.
Quartermaster Sergeant Wilkinson was
next in the competition, his score being
101. His highest score this season was
116. Lieut. Drcyer’s score at the several
ranges was as follows: 18 at 200, 21 at 300,
41 at 500. 17 at 600 and 12 at the skirmish.
Sergt. Wilkinson’s score was 20 at 200, 18
at 300, 42 at 500. 15 at 600 and 6 nt the
skirmish. His prize was also a medal.
The prize in the honorary, veteran nnd
pay classes was won by Capt. J. P. White,
honorary member, whose score at the tw*o
ranges, 200 and 300 yards, at which those
classes fired, was 40, being made with 18
ut 200 and 22 at 300.
The company enjoyed refreshments nt
the range and upon the return to the
armory. The cool atmosphere that fol
lowed the wind and rain of the early af
ternoon made the stay on the range more
pleasant than many have found It who
have gone out on warmer days.
QUIII K CAUGHT IN TAMPA*
Defaulting Trenmirer of the Repnh
lienn lllue* Arrented.
Michael It. Quirk, the defaulting treas
urer of the Republican Blues, was arrest
ed yesterday in Tampa by the police of
that city. One of the dity detectives will
leave for Tampa to-day and will bring the
man back to Savannah for trial.
Quirk had been treasurer of the Blues
for about a year before the crime for
which he was arrested became known.
This was on July 6 last, w’hon, after re
peated requests for a statement of his
account with the company had been re
lused to Capt. M. Ed. Wilson, the cap
tain himself made an investigation of the
company’s bank account and found that
it was overdrawn. Quirk was charged
with the shortage and admitted his guilt,
but stated that if lie was not arrested he
would get friends to make good the
amount of the shortage.
Upon this understanding and the as
surance of several of Quirks friends who
promised to he responsible for the
amount, he was not arrested. He spent
the next five or six days at work on the
books which were very badly muddled,
but at the end of that time disappeared.
The men who had stood surety were
asked to make good the amount, but not
only refused to do so. but likewise ro
tused to make known the whereabouts
of the defaulter. The matter was then
reported to th< police.
The amount that Quirk made away with
is estimated to be between $250 and $.300,
though from the condition in which he
left the company’s books, it is Impossi
ble to state the exact amount.
The by-laws of the company provide
that the treasurer shall be under bond.
As Quirk was treasurer when the pres
ent officers were elected, it was thought
that this provision of the by-laws had been
complied with, but after his departure
it was found that such was not the case,
so it is likely that the company will lose
the entire amount of the defalcation.
TWENTY-FOUR YEARS OLD.
Knight* of I*y tlilns. Uniform Rank,
l*irn<l* nnd Banquet.
The Knights of Pythias. Uniform Rank,
yesterday celebrated ils twenty-fourth an
niversary with a street parade ami ban
quet. The company formed at the castle
at Barnard and Y'ork streets, and ai 6
o’clock, eighty strong and headed by Mid
dleton’* Uind, they began the line of
town ati*'(s. They returned to Hie castle
shortly before 7 o'clock. Refreshment*
had been prepared and the remainder of
the evrplng wus spent in having a plc.i*-
Tin uniform rank. !i* officers *,*>*, |*
*b udlly growing in popularity and conse
quently In inimlM-r* The liunuM* In
n>ehrhlp ha bun jmithular|y notice*
abb lately The pie** nt convention thal
Is now being held In Detroit U expected
to have s wide spread and whoUesofne In
iere* t In this branch of inr order to n§
material Increase m<S advantage.
Saratoga comes to town at Jkdomona
Drug fu>rr, flub and Charlton streeta
Du will now find (he re;#fera|rd
Wgf rre Arondgck and catngrtg on
4nufkt In their natural stale. All you
*sn Jinh lor l ca*n#.—a4
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1900.
CLAIMS AN INFRINGEMENT.
USB OF ATTACHMENT TO HUTCHIN
SON ISLAND COMPRESS ENJOINED.
Montgomery Conipre** Company
C laim* That the Principle of Lat
eral Transverse ConiprenMion nnd
Machinery by Which It I* Applied
Are JtM Sole and Patented Proper
ty—Alleged That J. F. Mini* A Cos.
and Union Shipping Company Are
I Ming Thin Attachment .fudge
Shelby Enjoin* Uie of Attachment
Temporarily—Will Not Interfere
With Operation of Comprens.
A temporary injunction, granted by
Circuit Judge D. D. Shelby and filed
yesterday in the office of the clerk of the
United Stoles Circuit Court here, pro
hibits J. F. Minis & Cos., and the Union
Shipping Company from further use of
certain attachments to the compress now
in operation on Hutchinson Island.
The complainant in the injunction pro
ceedings is the Montgomery Compress
Company of Memphis, Term., and the
ground of complaint alleged in the peti
tion is the infraction by the defendants
of certain vested patent rights which it
claims to own. The rights claimed are
said to depend upon the discovery of the
p inciple “that the compression of a bale
of fibrous or like substance, to the ex
treme limit in one direction, did not ex
haust the quality of compressibility of
the bale in a direction transverse to the
first compression,” and the practical ap
plication of this principle to the com
pression of cotton for export.
The complainant claims to be the sole
owner of the patent and the sole rightful
user of the process, by which, “in addi
tion to ordinary direct compression, a
lateral or side compression is produced in
a transverse direction.’’ It is charged
that in the opera (ion of the compress on
Hutchinson Island an attachment is be
ing used which applies this principle and
which is an infringement upon the pat
ent rights of the Montgomery Compress
Of course, it is not true, as has been
widely and unwisely stated, that the
grant of the temporary injunction pro
hibits the operation of the compress on
Hutchinson Island, or that it will mate
rially interfere, with It. All that is pro
hibited is the use of the alleged patented
attachment, by which a lateral compres
sion is produced in a transverse direc
tion. This is merely an attachment, can
1)0 taken away from the compresses with
out impairing their efficiency, and the pro
hibition of its use will not interfere with
the compression of cotton for a single
hour, or even a single minute. Work to
day will go on just as 1t has since oper
ations were begun.
The contention of the complainant is
that the process was discovered and the
machinery to apply it to the compression
of c otton invented by Stonewall R. Mont
gomery, to whom letters pa lent were is
sued by the government on Sept. 14. 1897.
The inventor, since he obtained letters pot
ent from the government, has transferred
all of his rights io the complainant in the
A number of items of damage, actual
and prospective, are alleged in the peti
tion of the complainant. It is asserted
that the use of the patented process by
the defandants will result in a large loss
in sales, that it will cost a cloud upon the
title of the complainant to the sole use
of the patented process and machinery for
its application, and that it is a wanton in
terference with vested rights. Because
there is no adequate nnd speedy remedy at
law, the complainant brings its appeal
to the attention of the court of equity and
bespeaks its extraordinary processes of re
lief. The complainant is represented by
Messrs. Harvey 8. Knight of Memphis.
W. E. Kay of Brunswick and Garrard &
Meldrim of Savannah.
The order granted by Judge Shelby, in
the absence from the district of Judge
Emory Speer, requires th 1 defendants to
desist from the compression of cotton by
the use of the patented attachment, by
which lateral transverse compression is
produced, but it is expressly provided that
tho defendants shall in no way be inter
fered with or restrained so long a.s they
use only direct compression. The at
tachment. the use of which Is prohibited,
may be left on the compress and work
proceed without applying it. It is not even
necessary to remove it from the machine
in order to comply with the provisions
and requirements of the injunction and
at the same time continue the compress
ion of cotton.
Judge Shelby’s order directs that the
defendants shall show cause before Judge
Speer, in Macon, on Oct. 3. why the tem
porary injunction now in force should
not he continued until the further order
or decree of the court. The petition filed
is accompanied by a number of affidavits-,
tending to show that the attachment In
use on Hutchinson Island is an infringe
ment of the complainant’s patent, and re
citing facts connect-d w ith various visits
made by Messrs. Robert D. and Samuel
J. Webb, the mechanical engineers who
placed the Hutchinson Island attachments
in position to the compresses of the com
plainant in Memphis. The apparent pur
pose of the affidavits relative to the
Messrs. Webb is to show that they gath
ered their ideas from the machinery of
Tho complainant, in compliance with the
order of the court, has furnished bond
in the sum of $20,000, with the Fidelity
and Deposit Company of Maryland ns se
curity, conditioned to repay the defen
dants any damages they may sustain by
reason of the order being improperly
sought and issued.
WEDDING AT THE SYNAGOGUE.
Ceremony Wn* I'ollounl ly Enter
tainment nt Odd Fellow*' Hull.
Mr. M. G. Cohen and Miss Hannah Kat
zoff were married last evening at 7:30
o'clock at the Synagogue on Montgomery
street, which was crowded by the friends
and relatives of the bridal cbuple. The
ceremony, which was strictly in accord
ance with tho Hebrew ritual, was per
formed by Rev. Horovitch.
The bridal procession was an attractive
one. The ushers were Messrs. Joseph
Bauman. Sollie Kntzoff. Aaron KotzofF
and I. Cohen. Misses Gussie Morris and
Regina Bauman were bridesmaids, and
Miss May Kntzoff was maid of honor.
Misses Tillie Cohen and Hannah Kassel
were the flower girl*. Mr. S. Morris was
The bride’s dress w’as costly and beau
tiful. It was of duchess* satin, the yoke
being of white applique and the sleeves
accordion pleated und finished off in real
la.e. The skirt was made with an ac
cordion pleat of liberty satin. She wore
a veil, and as an ornament a diamond
•unburst, a gift of the groom.
Upon the conclusion of the ceremony,
the wedding party and many guests re
paired 10 the Odd Fellows’ li.ill, where
festivity reigned until a late hour. For
a few' minutes the happy couple sat in
one corner of the large hall, whet* they
received the congratulation* and good
wishes of their friend* and relatives. Then
the wedding march was played, and the
bridal parv headed the procession that
moved to (he dining h ill, where a tempf
itig feast wa partaken of Dancing fol
lowed and wa enjoyed by th* young peo
ple who had received card*
The bride U th# daughter of Mr. and
Mr J K Katzoff, Hhe has a boat of
friends among the Jewish people of g*.
venue h Mr Cohen is a well-known
young business man of Hi Julian at reef
Milk watels at 2$ |*/r teid discount. Ji
ll Uv> A Ura.-ti
Verdict of the Coroner’* Jury In the
An\inquest by the coroner into the
death of George Powell, the negro w’ho
was struck with a rock Saturday night
by Jesup Fields and died the following
morning, was held last nlghi *nd recit
ed in a verdict of voluntary manslaugh
Four witnesses W’ere examined. Ed
ward Green, the first, said that on the
night in question, Walter Jones, otherwise
known as “Toes,” came to the yard of
Howard’s saloon, at Harrison and West
Broad streets. He said that Powell owed
him a little bill and that he intended to
settle with him. After being in the yard
a short time he went around to the front
of the place, and in about five mniutes
went running down Harrison street.
George Brooks, another negro, who was
present,remarked,‘There goes “Toes,’’who
has just knocked George Powell with a
brick.’’ Upon being questioned, the wit
nesses said that he did not see “Toes’*
run down the street.
George Brooks, the next witness, said
that previous to the row*, he, Edward
Green and two women were in the yard
at the rear of Howard’s place drinking
beer, when three men came into the
yard. He didn’t know any of the
men, hut afterward learned that
one of them Is called “Toes.”
The men had bricks wrapped in paper in
their hands. Ella Glover, one of the wo
men in the yard, jumped up, and taking
the bricks from one of the men, threw
them away, but the man named “Toes”
refused to give up the ones that he had.
The third man of the party went into the
bar where Powell and a friend were drink
ing, while “Toes” and the other man went
out of the side gate of the yard, going
'to West Broad street. Al>out five min
utes later we heard someone come iqto
the bar and say “they have killed a man
out here.” We went to the side gate and
saw the shortest man in* the crow’d run
ning down Harrison street, and w'hen we
got on the corner beard somebody say
it was “Toes” that had hit the man. At
the time Powell had a handkerchief
against his temple, while his friend had
one of the men who had come in the yard
backed up in Howard’s window. The men
that he had in this position said to him:
"You know I didn’t hit the man, don’t
you?” The dead men’s friend replled:“But
you know who did hit him.” and the other
said: “I told you it was ‘Eyes* that hit
James Green, another witness said: “I
was coming from the market Saturday
night and met ‘Toes’ and ‘Eyes* on Jef
ferson and St. Julian streets. The man
who was afterwards struck had some
cross words with ‘Eyes.’ Later, while I,
‘Toes,’ and ‘Eyes’ were on the way to
the club on New street, we met again
near Howard’s saloon, the man who was
afterwards struck. ‘Eyes’ asked him if
he was drunk, when he was speaking to
him before. The men started toward
‘Eyes,* who then struck him with a brick
and ran away.” The witness stated that
neither did ‘Toes’ or himself run.
The last and most important witness was
Walter Jones, or. as he is better known.
“Toes.” In substance his testimony was
lo the effect that on Saturday night in
company with Green, “Eyes,” and a girl,
he was coming from market when he
met two men, one of whom was Powell.
Powell accosted “Eyes” with the remark
that lie looked like he had lost something.
“Eyes” replied, telling Powell’s compan
ion to take him on as he appeared to be
drunk. Powell replied with an oath that
he wasn’t drunk and would show him
that he wasn’t. The witness said that
they then went on but later met Powell
and his friend outside of the store at
West Broad and Harrison streets. He cor
roberated the story of the other man
about having a rock in his hand. Leav
ing the yard, he said “Eyes w*-nt up to
Powell, who was on the corner and
asked him if he was drunk when he
cursed him before. Powell replied that he
was not. and repeating his former remark
that he would “show him” started forward
with an open knife in his hand. Then,
said the witness, “Eyes” hit him with the
rock and ran. Witness said that later he
had met “Eyes” at Harrison and Farm
streets. “Eyes” asked if Powell was
hurt, and being told that he was not, went
away. The witness said that he did not
see him again until the next morning, nnd
he. was then on the Clifton, and said that
he intended to go to Bluffton. Asked
about the club which he had mentioned so
often in his testimony, and which seemed
to he a general hanging-out place for the
negroes, he said that it was a regular
dive. ‘lt is located,’* he continued, “on
New street, nnd is run by a negro named
Willie Eady, a walking boss of the policy
shops when they are open.” Further
questions elicited the information that the
club is a gambling house, of which one
part is reserved as a dance hall, while
still another is reserved as a parlor for
loose women. The games played, he said,
were skin, crap, or anything else that was
It took the jury but a few minutes to re
turn its verdict.
A WILI.ION FEET OF TIMBER.
Sixteen Hundred Pieces in a Ton
A long tow of lumber arrived yesterday
from Darien by the tug Neptune. It
looked like a huge sea-serpent as It pass
ed the city front on its way to the
wharves further up the river. The tow
is composed of seven rafts, numbering
1.600 sticks of timber, and, it is estimated,
measured a million feet. It is sent here
for shipment abroad, tramp steamers
during the season taking large quanti
ties of such lumber as deck loads, or dun
Mill ons upon millions of feet of this
class of Southern pine finds its
way to foreign ports in this way. It is
just so much extra freight and is car
ried at low rates. This Is one of the en
terprises of a great commercial port,
where every article that can be shipped
at profit has a market found for it.
WORK OX IMO.\ STATION
Will IlcKln. It Is Reported. Probably
About Nov 1.
The union stotion will probably be com
menced sooner than was expected a few
days ago. At that time it was given out
that work would probably begin about
upon the expiration of ninety days, but
the gentlemen who are engineering the
preparations have found that it is more
likely that ground will be broken for the
building about Nov. 1.
Speaking of the matter yesterday, one
of them said It wlil be no later than
Nov. 15, at the same time expressing the
belief that they will have nffalrs In such
shape by Nov. 1 as to admit of the work
commencing then. The company Is wait
ing on plans, and the architect will pro
vide these as soon as he finishes them.
PRIZE!* ON ( 111 lu ll HI I.ES.
(irnee I hit roll l.ciiuiicrn Will Hold i,
Disci |l 11 ii • lice.
The August literary and .o l,| meeting
cf draco (,’hruch Epworth longue will be
held to-night hi the parsonage on Dark av
enue, west. A feature will be a "Discip
line lies," In which the Kpworlh laviguets
will he questioned as to the doctrines and
rules ot the Methodl't Church An n|>-
propilate pi lie will be awarded the leaguer
who inwrrs ths created -number of ques
tions It Is la. level (hi. featuie wlil p ov*
both snjoyah t and In.trucilve
Your hast friend ran g.vs no heller ad
vice than this: "Kor Impure blood, bad
atomarh and weak nervea taka Hood's
LOCKED HIM UP IN JAIL.
A. J. FRANK FOR REFUSING TO DE
LIVER INSURANCE POLICY.
He Hnd A**ittn*d It to Meinhard A
Schnnl, Received It Again From
Them for n Purpose and Refn*ed
to Return It—They Took Out Unit
in Trover Proceeding* Againnt
Him—He Would Not Give Up the
Policy and Could Not Give Bond,
So That to Jail He Went—Policy
Transferred to PlaSntifT* a* Secur
ity for Frank** Indebtedness to
A. J. Frank was arrested yesterday un
der hail in trover proceedings instituted
in the City Court by Meinhard & Schaul,
and, default of the delivery to the officer
of the insurance policy, the recovery of
tvhich is the object of the proceeding, or
of bond, was committed to jail.
Frank is a merchant in a small way.
who was the owner of a country store,
destroyed by fire some time ago. On
Aug. 14 he assigned to the plaintiffs in
the bail in trover proceedings instituted
against him the policy of insurance upon
‘he store and stock, for S9OO, to secure
them for the debt he owed them.
More recently he came to the office of
the plaintiffs and stated that the adjuster
for the insurance company was in the city
and asked that he be allowed to have pos
session of the policy for the purpose of
arranging matters, connected with the
loss, with the representative of the com
pany. He promised that he would turn
over the money received as soon as ar
rangements had been perfected and, on
this assurance, the policy was committed
to his hands.
Then he refused to return it. Though he
had assigned it to the plaintiff® and
though they had had possession of it for
some days, and though he was unable to
give any reason for his action, he insisted
that since he had the policy he would keep
it and remonstrances and appeals were
alike unavailing to induce him to change
The affidavit in trover was eworn out
yesterday by Mr. Mark H. Schaul, a
member of the firm, who averred that
the policy was in the possession of Frank
and that there was good reason to be
lieve that it would be moved away from
the city and county, unless prompt and
decisive steps to prevent this
action on the part of Frank.
Armed with this process Deputy Sheriff
John L. Willink, of the City Court, went
in search of the defendant. He found him
in the Metropolitan Clothing Company's
place of business, underneath the offices
of the plaintiffs, and notified him that
he would hive to deliver up the poliev,
give bond for its forthcoming or submit
As Frank would not accede to
the first demand and could not
comply with the second, the
third was all tnat remained. He
accompanied the officer to jail, tvhere he
was committed for the night. He said he
would give bond this morning.
To Deputy Willink Frank stated that
he hod the policy end that he had no in
tention of giving it up. It belonged to
him, he said, and he expected to realize
the money it represented from the In
surance company. Mejnhard & Schaul,
he averred, should never see a cent of
Frank told the officer, in addition to
this, that he intended to institute suit
against the plaintiffs in-the hail in trover
proceeding for false imprisonment. While
he was an acquiescent prisoner, he was
neither very willing nor very gracious,
and took the prospect of a night and
perhaps longer in the Hotel de Sweeny
in very ill part. "I’m not going to run
away,” he explained, in an aggrieved
voice, to the officer who had him in
charge. "Oh, I’ll look after that nil
night, ’ Deputy Willink responded, where
upon the march to the Jail was taken up.
It is probable that Frank will take some
steps to-day to secure his liberty, though
after he has admitted that the policy is
in his possession, there are but two meth
ods by which this can be accomplished.
These are by delivering the policy to the
plaintiffs and by giving bond for its
forthcoming at the next term of the
court. Frank declares he will adopt the
WELLS THE* LCCKY BIDDER,
Received Contract for Schools at
llonaliella and South Newington.
The contract for building the new coun
try school houses for the county, at
Bonabella and South Newington, has
been awarded to Thomas Wells, whose
hid for ihe work was the lowest and best
of those received.
Bonabella is one of the. settlements on
the salts between Thunderbolt and Isle
of Hope and is the center of a district
that is comparatively thickly populated.
South Newington is about seventeen
miles form the city, and is one of the
old settlements of the county. The build
ing at Bonabella is to be completed by
Oct. 1 and that of South Newington with
in two or three weeks later.
Mr. Wells was the contractor for the
county school at Isle of Hope, that was
built last year, and which has proven
altogether satisfactory to Supt. Ashmore
and the Board of Education.
WILL DO the: hag time dance.
Joe Brown, the “Colored Primrose,”
at Lincoln Park To-night.
Joseph J. Brown, otherwise known as
the “Colored Primrose,” a cake walker of
considerable local renown, will be ten
dered to-night at Lincoln Park, a grand
benefit by his friends. Brown will lead
the walk, and promises to give an exhi
bition of new and artistic steps that will
discourage all of his rivals of this, and
A special car for white persons will
leave the west side of the market at 9
o’clock. At the Park there will be re
served seats for the white patrons of the
Death of George H. Fey,
Mr. George H. Fey died yesterday
morning at his home, No. 221 York street,
east, after an illness of several months.
The deceased was 22 years old and was a
cabinetmaker, employed in the Plant Sys
tem shops. 'He was also a member of the
Naval Reserve, which will attend his fun
eral in a body at the house, at 6 o'clock
this afternoon. The interment will be in
Laurel Grove Cemetery.
Dentil nt Samuel 51, Pnpot.
Samuel N. Papot, the eldest son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Papot, died at 9:30 o'clock
last night at the residence of his father,
No. 322 Lincoln street. The death is a
sad blow to the afflicted parents of this
bright young man. though It was not un
expected. He was 18 years old when he
died. The funeral arrangements have not
tine Tliimimii ml.
Amtylcnn Den lit lea
To He Given Away I’ridny nml Sat
Just rtealved 1,0 0 baullful framed pic
ture*, American beautlas elz* 10 by |o
Inches, all ready for hanging up, and will
b* given away fr. to aii purchtatra of
on* pound of A P Baking Powder
The Great Atlantic and Pac,fle T*a Com
pany, M Broughton street, west. Tele
phone 41* —ad
mm wit t & pep cm. discount, i).
'it. Levy * liro.-ad.
STILL ABOVE fK) DEGREES.
August Likely to Go Out With an
Unprecedented Record for Heat.
The promised thunderstorm came yester
day, but brought relief only from the
he.it. the amount of rainfall being so
small that the rain gauge at the Weather
Eureau registered only a trace, less than
.01 of an Inch. The temperature, how
ever, which, previous to the storm, had
reached 91 degrees, took a decided fall in
a very short time and remained at a com
paratively comfortable point the remain
der of the day. The minimum for the
day was 72 degrees, and occurred about
6 o’clock a. m.
The mean temperature, 82 degrees, was
3 degrees above the normal, and made
the accumulated heat above normal for
the month 113 degrees, and brings the
shortage for the year up to only 70 de
grees. The shortage of rainfall, however,
is mounting up with alarming rapidity
and now measures for the month 6.31
inches, and for the year to 9.62 inches.
A curious fact regarding the overplus
of heat is that it has been of such regu
lar occurrence day by day. Out of the
entire month thus far on only four days,
the 1,5, 6 and 7, has the mean tempera
ture been below the normal, while on the
other days it has exceeded it by, at times,
as much as 10 degrees.
The state forecast for to-day and to
morrow is for fair weather except on the
cca?t where showers may be expected.
To-day w.ll be warmer in the interior.
Light southwest winds are predicted.
WEARY' OF HER LIFE.
Mr*. Resnie Andrew* Attempt* to End
Her Trouble* Witli Laudanum.
An attempt to commit suicide by taking
a quantity of laudanum was made
Wednesday night by Mrs. Bessie Andrews,
a resident of Collinsville. The deed is
said to have been prompted by family
troubles. The woman claimed to have
taken the contents of three bottles of the
drug, but Dr. Stothart, who attended her,
stated that the quantity was considerably
less than that amount, though amply suffi
cient to have caused death. No report of
the matter was made at the barracks.
Now In I lie Time.
To use Johnson’s Chill and Fever Tonic.
If you wish to remain at your
duty and pass through September and
October without the loss of a single hour
of time, take a course of Johnson’s Chill
and Fever Tonic.
Neither the mountains nor the seashore
can guarantee such absolute immunity
from sickness as Johnson’s Tonic se
cures to you.
The wise man his life and the
wiser man insures his health. A bottle
of Johnson’s Tonic is a guarantee of
health. It saves enormous waste of
time, saves vast expenditures of money
in doctor’s bills and saves human life
when endangered by fever. Use it and use
Chair cars on Plant System excursions
to Charleston every Sunday; engage your
seats on Saturdays at the De Soto Hotel
Arrangements have been effected by
which 1,000 mile, books, the price of which
is $25.00 each, issued by the Seaboard Air
Line Railway, are honored through to
Washington over the Pennsylvania Rail
road; from Portsmouth to Baltimore over
the Baltimore Steam Packet Company,
and between Glinton and Columbia over
the Columbia. Newberry and Laurens
Railroad. This arrangement includes the
books issued by the Florida Central and
Peninsular and Georgia and Alabama
Sunday Trips to Rranwick via Plant
The Plant System will sell round-trip
tickets to Brunswick on Sundays, limited
to date o£ sale, at rate ot SI.OO. Trains
leave at 2;10 a. m. and 5:20 a. m.—ad.
The Plant System excursion train to
Charleston leaves Savannah at 6:20 a. m
Sundays; tickets are sold at one dollar tor
the round trip.—ad.
At Estlll’s News Depot, 45 Ilnll Street
Savannah Morning News, New York,
Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Charles
ton (S. C.), Jacksonville, (Fla.), Cincin
nati, New Orleans, Washington, (D. C.),
Chicago, Augusta, (Ga), Atlanta, Macon
(Ga.), and other prominent dailies; also
the various monthlies and weeklies, new
books and everything else usually found
in first-class news depots.—ad.
"Graybeard Is a family medicine with
us,” said a promlrunt business man yes
terday. "My wife takes it, and I notice
she is enjoying better health than for
years. The children keep well by taking
Graybeard may be obtained at all d-ug
stores or write to us for it. Respess Drug
Cos., sole props., Savur.nah, Ga.—ad.
The summer is passing, have you taken
in the Plant System Sunday excursions to
Charleston? One doliar for the round trip.
To Brunswick and Return 91.00 via
the Plant Sy stem, Sunday.
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.T0 a. m. and
5:20 a. m.—ad.
A Delicious Smoke.
The Herbert Spencer Is an elegant cigar
and is truly a delightful enjoyment to
inhale the fumes of this fine tobacco; it
is evhilarating and delicious.
See that the name of Herbert Spencer
Is on every wrapper of every cigar, with
out which none are genuine.
The Herbert Spencer cigars are only
sold by the box of 50. Conchas at $3.,;0, and
Perfect os, $4.50 at Lippman Bros., whole
sale druggists, Barnard and Congress
streets, ol’ this city.—ad.
Cheap Excursion to Columbia, S. C.
On (Saturday night, Sept. 1, the Sea
board Air Line Railway will sell tickets
to Columbia for train leaving at 11:59 n.
m., at $1.50 for the round trip. Call on
ticket agents for information. —ad.
The Heat In llaltiinnrc.
I received your letter and got the Tet
terine without difficulty. I used it this
last time for prickly heat, which it clean
ed oft nicely in three days.
I am glad to know that Tetterine in foe
sale in Baltimore, as 1 desire to recom
mend it to my friends. Y'ours truly, Lot
Elnsey, Baltimore, Md., Aug. 22. 1900. 50
cents per box at druggists.—ad.'
For Over titty Year*.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing ilyrup has been '
used for children teething It soothe* the 1
child, softens the gums, allays all p,,i n I
cures wind colic, and Is the best r*m- dy
for Diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle i
Paulding's Pippin Cider.
This celebrated purt, apple Juice cider,
made In Long Island, can be had in pint i
or quart bonier direct from tha manufac
turert. wlih their own stamp, at Lippman i
Brother*. Druggists, Havannah. Ga.—ad.
* Hlsh-Grsde Institution tor LfeUe*..
Shorter Coll**#, Rome;, Qa. Wrlta for i
Want a ¥/heel?
The Cleveland will give you
good service. It is equipped
with Burwell Bearings and
is the easiest running wheel
K on the market
i Our terms are very low.
\ We have a number of
;Second-Hand Wheels which
we offer at very reasonable
a line that can’t
be met by our competitors.
Perfect, Royal Magic and
Othello Ranges. Give us
your order before the rush;
inducingly low prices rule
now. Plenty of time to put
in your range properly.
This is the place
to hvy good things
0, W. Allen & Go.
State and Barnard Sts.
A CAR LOAD OF
in inn sons.
113 rtroiiKton Street, Went.
SCHOOLS AM) COLLEGES.
For \oung Lauies, Wasnington, Wilkes
county, Georgia, admitted to be one of the
most home-like institutions in the couni
try. Climate healthy. Extensive, lawns
Course thorough. Terms moderate. Music,
Art, Physical Culture, Elocution, Stenog
raphy and Typewriting. Address
EPISCOPAL HIGH SCHOOL,
L. M. BLACKFORD, M. A*. Principal.
For Boys. Three miles from Alexandria,
Va.. and right from Washirgton, D.
C. The 62d year opens Sept. 26, 1900. Cata
logue sent on application to the principal
Fruit, Produce, Grain, Etc.
aa bay street, wssu
GEORGIA SEED RYE.
SOUTHERN SEED RYE.
TEXAS RED R. P. OATS.
HAY, GRAIN, FLOUR, FEED.
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
CHEESE, BEANS, PEAS.
W, D, SIMKINS & CO.
JOHN C. BUTLER,
Paints, Oil* ana Glas*. sash, Doors, Blinds,
and Builder*' Supplies. Plain and Decora
tive Wall Paper, ForaUn and Domes!*''
Cementa, Lime Plaster end Hair Sole
Aernt for Ahertlne Cold Water Paint
JO Congress street, west, and 1 SC Juliso
Empty NuUmvi liogahodi t9W
C. M. GILBERT & CO.
H Morphine sad Whisker hsb.
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