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TAX RATE A LITTLE LOWER.
FIXED m THU POINTY n*H*U*-
•IOHBMS AT f(l. PER MI.MM.
With the Redaction In the Mete of
state Tmntlnn the People Will
hove 30 Cent* Per Mt.Mttl on l*nf
Year's (Mete nnd I onntr Taxes.
The lluilitel Theee Ylasl Me
n Met en nr o *ilM t" < nrrr the
t'onnly Thronjih the Pineal A en.
The county tax rate for IW> '* fixed
gtaterday by the •‘ouniy <'otnml*looem
•i W.r. per *l,a. Thin In reduction of
4 cent* per IMW on the tax rnte of I**4
year, and with the reduction In the rate
of state tnatation trill bring the burden
of eta e and county taxes down from Slid
to Sil <4 per |1 <9**. a decrease of 3W t ent
Tne county rate two yearn ago wan Kit
**r SI ’to
The rato for lfno In practically what
the Morning Newn haa predicted It
would be Of the full amount per SI.OTV
SZle goes to the public achoola and $2. si
4b r general purpoeee.
The budget of expenditure* fixed by
the Commissioners for the present fiscal
year In *34,425, " Increase of Sl7.(W> over
the budget for W. The complete bud
get In n* fololwn; a
Public achoola • * s -® n ®
Jail . *****
Chain gang and quarters
County farm _ , ' 4 ’
I trail;age ‘ l, ‘
Hoads and bridge* 3>.<w
Live a toe It *
Court Houre *•'"
Insolvent coat *•*”
Stationery and records
Ordinary and lunallca
Commlaslonern* olhee * ,§ V
Extra expenses l-f“
Interest on bonds -
Iled'-mptlon of bond* *•**•
Hulnrl' S. communions, etc 14 i.o
Total .„ S2M.4T;
There In an Inert*** of *s,'> In the ed
ticatlonul appropriation. S4.*s*' for Supe
rior Court expenses. S'sni for |tl!. S'- f" for
chalngang and quartern. C.> for drain
age (MR for Implement*. Ordinary and lu
natics, *225, extraordinary exi>enae*. S*‘-
There are a numter of reduction* aino.
City Court ’*•*?
Court House ’
Roads and brl.lge*
Insolvent costa *• ’
Ta* col led or
To* receiver 1 "*.’
County farm ;*
IJve Hk B Jg,
Chain-gang ■■•••• -
Interest on and redemption of
bo, * <, • 5 m
Genera I expenses ■■■■ y-
Superintendent public work* <■< -
Implements 1 ™
Poet mortem* . Jl.
County treasurer • •• *
Permanent quarter for chain-gang I.W
Tne property return* to the tax re
ceiver foot up SJI.SSI.m which U an In
crenned valuation of SI.ISM4SOW 1*
MOVING H4I*ITAL HI ILDINGX-
T her Arr lo Hr Hrwodrlril wad I •+*
mm Dwelling Boases.
A for.', of boi vl. *.. >* un n,ovU ’*
th. inov hospital building*. On. '-ull.l
„ be*,* moved from 1* old l* ,<l,lon
on th. east end of Ih. hoepHal 10 • ton
lion further ***L h. other. will -
nniM.l wh.n th. work on th. ffnrt ha.
|.rn •wmpt.-t.tl' Thwi the remodeling Ui
bogin, awl tt l expec*l '*< •‘ m ° n¥,n,h,i
Will he required lor th. converolon of the
tmllrttng* into dwelling*
r p, Ohampton la having th. work
don. He purchased th. hcepltal hulkl
tnpa to* the recent sale. hia intention cdng
to remove them to the land he bought
•otn. time before, and rent them aa dwell-
Imta. after 11m having their Interior
changed an that they mlttht be adapted
to that purpoa.
A vaat amount of floor space exist* In
the bulMlng*. and dwellings for aeveral
hundred peofile rook! he provided. If.
after the bulldlnga have been convert..!
Into dwrelllngr. tenant* ran h* aecur.d
• tar*, colony will aprlng Into existence
Just he yon* I the city 4tinle*
rtpr. w. . HtHt m:ad.
H. Had Come to Xainnnah From
Okatle. It. r.. for Hedleal Treatment.
Capt W. N. Hama died tort night at
the home of hla etater. Mra. B. C. Zlt
traitor. No 107 Broughton at reel, east
He had Jua: reached the city at noon,
comma from hi. home at Okatle. 8. C.,
for medical treatment. Kor some montha
|te had been her* for thla purpoae. hla
ailment helna dropay. but aome two week*
aao he returned home because of on im
prove mml The mnladv arew worae aft
er hla return home, itowever. and h de
clde.) It would be w>-lt for him to come
be. k to Savannah for renewed treatment.
Capt Ham. waa a well known farmer
In Beaufort roun-ty. He waa captain of
th. Beaufort ltlatrlet Tn|. In the ttouth
t’nrollra atate service. He w.ia 54 year,
otd. unmarried, and leavea no other near
relative* than Mra 7.lnrauer.
The funeral will take place thla after
noon at 4 o'clock, from Mra. /.Ittratier'a
realdent-e. The interment will he at llon
WILL EATKH THE COBVBUT.
Mlaa W'alah of taaaala to Be He
re! vrd To-day.
Mlaa Walah of Augusta will be received
Into th.- convent of the Sister* of Mercy
thla afternoon The ceremony of reception
will take plact at 5 o’clock. A large party
will arrive from Auiruata thla morning to
attend the ceremony.
Died Away From Mont..
Ethel Eugenia Anderaon. the R-year-old
daughter of Mr awl Mm. M J. Anderaon
of Waycross, died at No 416 McDonough
atreet. weal. Inat night from fever. The
little girl waa vlaltlng relative# In Ht
vannah. and had only been In th. city
a week The funeral Kill take place thla
afternoon at 4 o'clock, from the realdence
of Mra M E Alien. No. ll* McDonough
atree* wear The Interment will he In
Laurel Orov. The child - * pnrenta arrived
In Savannah aeveral day# ago. and were
with her when ehe died.
The increaae In the aalea of Cook'# Im
prrial Extra Irry Champagne la aom.thlng
eao.rooue Purity and superiority will tell.
HOI M: I %*K HKTTLED.
I'Ri mrnl of I mill' *nm nml
rrtdim.nl for Ittrl Hni of Agrrf
The Row fstwti raf*r, whtrh inter*
[ cp •*) the public th# itt fern (Ufl,
an (led >##t#rlgy by an ■grwmt m
"•tarrn Kou* ovhl th* Rirl'n p# rrn, In
whtrh thr former, on rofitnbriikn of th*
• •* bring ilropitol an<l no further t<'Uor
of any kin*! bring taken, agr**## (ogtivrto
ihr girl |T.’* rawb. an*l to p*y for mrritrai
treatment for hrr under m ttavanfwb phy
sician for on* mouth
Th I/k|ii Kiri, mho coubl rut hr found
Tu**i*ta y night, having left her (oar<ling
hou* during the afternoon, wan dierov
erorl yeaterduy morvting in a board.n
holt#* on (\>ngrr*# street, near Went
Broad. All ptrtft#* to the atfreetneni. met
111 Mr T. I* Hill’s office in th* afternoon
and the ion that mi a'crp;ei
wan th*-n mab It %*.# not
ttHMik* without i tne heeltancy, nrxl wt
until Mr r>l Mr* Leerl* bml made a
\imi to the off). *■ *p( i |**al abrlicr.
Ar tber question tht %va*
but miu h i' not definitely settled, wai
’.he fuiure tn.n. of the in
tmtu.l in tin* matter. I wm* con*-eded
that It mould In* pitpollngi) nli-our*-*s!b>
t.ot to My !m|fc>#ibi, for the lanit* to
u iln occupy the reiatiorut of employer
and employe formerly held, or e\-en to live
!f *-.i h other'* imm* Hate vicinity, and to
U f?* quire tkr>.Kald*' that Mr and Mr*
l-ewia m.kc their fuiure home In
inmtrt Carollmi, where they formerly
liou-e had nlwHit decided to return te
Cyclone Tuemiay night, lut man per
•u .|nw| not to, )>oth by Mr Hiil and b\
hi# iMJhJiw * partner. Mr lawton Mitch*
ell. The former w-t# anatoun that a #et
tlemert r*e m.>. and thought that on**
ao ml ie f**> .?.!•• |f the [wnw>np |nt rei*t*.l
oHtkl he brought together; while the hit
ter itid not think that it would he caa. ;|y
wfe for Kouae to return at the present
A PNKTTI MtsllT Ul lIDIXi.
"* That of Mr. H. J. Tbumn* anil
Mia# tnnle I- . Ilrnkrn l.nat %l|ght.
Avery pretty mfSing %%hl. h took pla
nignt at KdO o'clock, wo that of Mr
Kvan Joelah Thom.w and Mi* Annie
Franca* Itenken. The ceremony, mar
performed at the home of the brldp'r
mother, Mr# A. I*. Henkrts. No 714 Alotii
gornery wrest, by Rev. Robert Van le.
venter. pnMor of the Inilfv Htreet Hapti#t
Church. There were no attendant*, hut
ihe pjrlor* mere filled with the numerou#
frl-’oi* of the hrkle and groom.
The bride wa* )hn <mlrigiy dreeaeaf In n
gomn of pearl gny Venetian <-iJfh, trim-
Wd with white matin applique. Bhe car
ried a houqur: of liride ro*e*. She |* a
young lady of many mirme ;ind iiydoi
pli#hnenti*. which hive m.ide for her n
!4rge circle of friend*.
Mr. Th>mn* i* u well known young
'Heine-* man. cotmeoted with Me**r#
<leii A Quint. At the ronclu*|on of the
eremony .1 rei'iaicn wa. held.
Mr. and Mr#. Thomw will make their
home at No. 304 Taylor itreet, went. The
very many t>nd hareiNome prvmeiit* with
which they were remembered by the|r
t riefmi#, will fumleh mu I eli*rn I heir new
WILL HAIIG % Tl\ ROOK.
flight C hange Mnde In the Plan# for
the School HnlMlni.
Mr G. L. Norrmcn. the Atlanta archi
tect. wlio ha# dmignel tw*> or three ochool
building# for the Haviinn.h Hoard of Ed
ucation. wa* In th> city yesterday to con
fer with the Building i'otnmiUee of the
lH*-*rl. relative to change in the roif
plan of the Eighth Street School, whir!,
i* tKw in cour#e of ereotioti.
It wa# the original intention to put a
gr.ivrl roof on the huikikig. hut Inventl
gation dl#cloeei the fact that the a#|>halt
in auch roof# #omntlnie* skwo not ermlur**
well In this climate, tun learning of thi*.
the committee deckled It might l*e well t
commit with Mr. Norrman relative to ti
change. The consultation, which wia held
yesterday at Hupt Ashmore # ofnw, r
suited In the committee deciding to sub
stitute a tin r*of for the gravel.
FI'AKHAL OF I. At. It A ALh.
Interment Iralrrdar Afternoon In
The funeral of the late Mr Ivtula M
Ryala waa held yeaterday afternoon from
No 101 Anderaon atreet. eaat. the home
of hla brother. M tj. O. M. Ityala. The ser
vice at the realdence waa at 4 o'clock,
many friend* of the family attending
Itev Mr. t'awthon. supplying the pulpit of
thi First Hupttst Cnurch, In the ahaenre
of the fuiator. Rev. John l>. Jordan, con
ducted the aervloe at the residence and
at the grave In Donaventure cemetery.
The fun-rat warn attended hy Landrum
Lodge of Mason*. of which Mr. Ryala waa
a charter mrmtor. The pallbearer* were
MaJ Thnmaa 8- reven. Mr. W. G. Rrewer.
Mr Thomaa Warren of Orange laike. Fla .
Mr John M Hogan, Mr. W. F. Train and
Mr James Butner.
OFFICE OF Till! KLKS.
t araltal I ommttf.** Have a Hnon*
I Oder the llauars' < lull.
The Elka have secured the office under
the Georgia Huaa.tr*' Club, formerly used
aa ticket office for the Florida Central
ami Peninsular Railroad The headquar
tera for the committee* having In charge
th. Elk*' Carnival will tie located there,
and until the monster show they are ar
ranging has Inert concluded, there will he
member* of the order In the office to look
after It* affair*
Director General Renaon of the Carnival
will be here within th. next few dnya to
look after the arrangement*. After hi*
arrival preparation* will go on with a
rush, though th. several committees are
already busy, and It seem* that the iHrer.
tor general will find thing# well under way
on hi* arrival.
A 111 HAT OFFERING Tt* URIAH.
Narrowly Averted by the Timely Ap
p.arane. of a Polleemaa.
In Bust. Allen and Martha Jones, two
colored restd.nts of York street lane. eaat.
Patrolman M Davis had a pair of tough
customer# to deal with late Tuesday
night. The women wer* arrested on the
charge of flghilng and creating o disturb
ance that annoyed the neighborhood
When the office entered to make the ar
rest the Allen woman hail poured kero
sene over her antagonist and u en
deavoring to Ignite her garments. The op
portune entrance to the policeman pre
vented a tragedy
WILLI ARM PIT IA JAIL.
Ilwllorh County Man surrendered by
Ills H o nilsmnn.
O. W. M. William* of Bulloch county,
era* committed to Jail yealerday by Uni
ted Stale* Commissioner Lewi*. William*
was arrested aome time ago for the lar
ceny of a letter from the malls. He was
taken to Augusta, and held under a *3OO
bond. Later he came to Savannah Hla
bondsman. B F. Porter of Rulkych coun
ty, fearing WHllamo would not show up
for trial, had him re-arrested and taken
adore Commissioner Lewis, and with
drew from the bond.
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER , 1900.
HURRICANE SIGNALS UP.
hex kmk nnHM H’ui kgt rn
M 1 I\t. I I* THK A OAST.
Ktyrriril le Slrlke (he fieorgla A'naal
To-day hlwwal Hwkfl* S*lre4
true (he I’n.lnlHrr Mnlldtna aa<l
(he Ala r(rll Tower e( Tyhee at
tllilßlabl—Mire l*law(era awd htp
plaa Mew Sear (he a(r*w—l-repor.
■ (lan. ■( Tj bee ana on (he ( as(
That a biirrleahe may be expected off the
Georgia coast to-day wan the Inform*,
non received by (be Went her Bureau lam
r.tgbt shortly before l rt o’clock The men*
*.i*e came from Washington: ‘ Hurrlcan*
norm (tarnlng at Cedar Keya. Taibim.
ftints Gorda. Key West. Muml. Jupiter,
Jacksonville and Hnvaanah. Storm center
of great Intensity near Key Wt. mv-
Ing elowly northward Dangeroua and
destructive northeasA wlrxie o'er Bout ti
er n Florida during Wednesday ntgnt and
Thur*d.i). extending Thursday through
North Florida cd along Georgia coast.’
Tht* telegram had been preceded at I ts
in the afternoon, by one ordering up
northeast storm signals on account of a
tropical storm centered near Key West,
moving northward. The message further
prrdt. ied north*'at wind* becoming hgh
ut night, and continuing to-day with raln.
Observer Boyer and Asatatant ttbaerver
Mitchell were k* ie busy until after mtd
ntght notifying the people and chipping
men of the approach of the hurricane.
Btorm signals had been flying all the aft
ernoon after the reeetpl of the first mes
sage. on the Post office and Morning News
building*, and at dunk the red lantern.
Indicating the approach of easlely winds,
was 111. Afmr Ihe receipt of the second
message three signal roekm* wrere fired
from Ihe top of the foatolßce building lo
warn river men and the resident* of the
surrounding country of (he probable
storm. These rockets were fired with fif
teen minutes Intermission between each,
beginning ut II S' o’clock. A selephone
message was sent tit the station hi Maf
leilo Tower til Tyhee directing (hat rock
et* ulso be went U| from there. The
rockets show a red light that can be
seen under favorable condition, a tlls
tance of about eighteen miles. That they
were seen by large number* of persons
was Instanced by the numerous requests
for Information about them that wer*
telephoned to the Morning News
The w other condition* yesterday were
almost normal The thermometer regis
tered a maximum temperature of *6 de
grees. ale Ia minimum of 73. giving a
mean of hi degrees, but one above the
normal for Ihe day. There was but a
Iraee of rain, less than 1 of an Inch The
excea# uflthe rainfall (or th* month l*
I K trw-he*. while the shortage for the
year t* 7.7* Inehew.
A storm of any severity Just at this
time will result In great damage, partic
ularly to lire rlee planters. The ba>*k tides
would Inundate the fields ami the wind
would destroy whal grain I* left There
was much con.-.ro during the afternoon
ami night among shipping men. planter*
and people on the sea Islands. Properly
owners on Tyhee looked after their
houses as well as they oould and every
precaution was taken to guard against
IlieHOP Ktlll.EY AT HOME.
Monslgwnr AVartlaclll Wilt officiate
at 4 athedral Dedication.
Bishop Kelley ha* returned to ehe city
after a month's absence In the North,
spent partly In rest at hi* brother'*
home In Brooklyn and partly In looking
after vartou* matter* of business pertain
ing to the Savanna)t dks-eae On hi* re
turn Bishop Kelley came hy way of Cin
cinnati. where he attended the consecra
tion of Bishop Moeller, a former class
Hlnce his return the Bishop ha* been
very busy with the affair* of the diocese,
considerable work having accumulated
during his a lute nee. When seen yester
day he said that the arrangements for th.
dedication of the Cathedral have not yet
"The dedication will take place Oct
2*," he said. "Monslgnor Martlnelll, the
papal delegate to (his country, will he In
attendance. Cardinal Olbbons will lie un
able to be present. 1 have no Idea what
other prelates will be In attendance, the
Invitations not having been aent out a*
The Bishop declared Ihnt he had noth
ing of Interest to report, his vacation hav
ing been spent very quietly. He took no
trouble whatever to Inform himself a*
to the political situation, "t have never
voted and never egpect to.” he said.
TO PROVIDE A ST AI It WAV.
I'nsy Access to Hr filvew la Foot of
The petition of Cnpt. G. U ( . Beach for
more convenient *te|w hading down to
the foot of Whitaker street from the Muff,
will he granted by Council. Capt. Reach
r<-|re*entcd that hi* steamboat line han
dies In the neighborhood of 50.000 people
.< year, all of whom are more or lea* In
convenienced hy the present ateep ami
narrow slop*, amt Investigation showed
Iltat there was m> rlt In hi* claim
Alderman IRxon hon plans which
have been prepared for a wood
en stntrway. leading down from
I he bluff to River street. Thr
stairway I* to he fifteen feet. In width, nnd
to constat of three siage*. so aa to give
in essy grade In arrangement It re
semble* the stairway at the Tyhee depot
The coat of the Improvement Is estimated
MAT DIVIDE THE OFFICE*.
Ilnrstlnn of the llnnsra faptalney
nnd t'lnh Presidency.
A meeting of the Georgia l!u*ar* was
held Utd night, when the question of mak
ing a change In the by-laws to provkle for
a separation of the offices of captain of
the troop and president of the club was
discussed It was decided to leave the
matter with a committee to report a plan
uniter which the separation of the duties
of tho two positions may be brought
Capt. Henry McAlptn has been trying
for some months to have the two offices
divided. He I* desirous of being relieved
of the presidency of the club, and It was
at hla solicitation that the movement to
tiring about the division was begun.
FDR CIVIL HEHVD'B PLACE*.
Examination To-day for Candidate*
fur Positions of clerk and € arrlrt.
A civil service examination for clerks
and carrier* for the Savannah Posinffhe
will he held this morning at the Post
office building at to o'clock. There are
twenty-one applicants who will be exam
ined. twelve while men. one colored wo
man. nnd eight colored men.
If you don't feel quit* well, try a bottls
of Hood s Sarsaparilla It la a won Jerful
tonic and invlgorator. It will help you.—
Chair cars on Plant System excursions
to Charleston every Sunday; engage your
seats on Baturdaye at the Li* Soto Hotel
■Il l ll.lt TIMA AT *F.A liIMT.
Hralsiealal Team Hid shooting Here
That Mas Superior.
Savannah and Sea Girt will not do bi*l
neaa together any more, because of a cer
tain little unpleasantness, it is unnecessa
ry to mention, but. If she Savannah Vol
unteer Guards had tram there to partici
pate In the shooting that Is now
on. It I* very likely that tester scores
than theee thus far recorded would be
masle an-l that Havana.ihleie would again
come back as winners The Washington
I'awt rtf Tuesday hael the account of Mon
day * snooting, snowing that Ihe fttxth
Hattaiton team of the National Guard of
the metric! of Columbia stood first up
10 mat time, when me snoot log at the
J" end the Sin-)ar4> rapges. ten shots
at each. In Ihe regimental match, had been
Better shooting was done here In Ihe
slate shfiot day before yesterday by Ih*
Guards’ regimental learn. Klx men com
pete al Rea Girt while ten were on the
regimental teams here. Taking the six
men of the Guards' team who made the
(test score*, doubling their score* at 3UO.
where but five shots ware fired, a total
of id? al the two range* results, ngalnsT
t total of tv.' made by the District of
(Columbia team. Following Is the score
made by the six Ravannahlan*:
F-tger a A*.
Wilson. F. C 21
Austin 21 41
Wilson, H. E 1 41
Tunno It 9
When 123 Is multiplied by ! for ten *hots
and the reault, 24f>. I* added lo XI, ? Is
Following are Ihe scores shown for the
District of Columbia teams at Rea Girt
Sixth Battalion. D. C. N. G
yard*. yards, gate.
Taylor 42 4 Sk
Homer*..., 42 41 Ki
McGovern .... h 41 M
Isoolan S 4J *1
K W. Bcott 37 4J Ml
Dickey 37 41 3*
Total .... 4*2
Of otbir shooting, the I’ost has the
The Rrhuetxen range* were occupied all
day. aid the Hunt match on the German
ting target. In which N. w York. New
Jersey, and Pennsylvania were rcpre*nt
ed. were closely contested. Ih- winners
lelng the first t.am of the Z*tiler Klfie
Ass-slatlon. of New Y’ork. the Fhllatlel
pbla It I fie Association being second, only
7 |sdnta behind
In the I'olumbla trophy match and th*
National tiuard match, which were con
fined to six-men team* from New Jr*ey
regiment*, the Fourth New Jersey lead*
In both matches, with respective score#
r f SUI and MO
In the re-entry revolver match. Tom
Anderton. of Boston, still leads with the
high score of 137 out of a possible ISO. but
he w* closely prewed to-day by 1,. Pteroy
of Jersey City, who la credited with the
scare of 133.
George Joiner, of th* Z*:t!er Rifle Asso
ciation. of New York, nt.ll hold* the high
sec re* In Ihe cont n tutus Rehuetaen eon
tests. with 1 on the standard American
and 223 on the German ring target
Following are the leading stores In the
different contests, ex.ept In the team
match, which I- given above:
Columbia Trophy. New Jersey National
Guard—Fourth Regiment. sbi; Berond
Regiment. 4tt. First Regiment. 450. and
Third Regiment. 3*7
National Guard of New Jersey match-
Fourlh Regiment. 4t: Second Regiment.
441: First Regiment. 414. and Third Regi
Beheutxen team match. German ring
target Zettler Rifle Team No, 1, New
York: F. C. Ross. 2M: Michael llorrler,
•-■tR: H. M Pop*, m. George Jointer, 300;
Henry llohies. ITU; total. *77
Philadelphia Rifle Ass. slat ton—ll. J
Mehard. 301; J <5 DU lon. 177. E C God
dard. 179; L P. lttel. 201. and Nathan
Hperlng. 201: total. 944
/.enter Rifle Team No 2. N< w York—
L. P. Ilanaen. 306; R Busse. 19fi; George
f'urktss, 189: (Jestrge Rchllcht. 311. and G
Wtegham. 163; total. Nei
Manhattan Rifle and Revolver Associa
tion. New York—J. A Hilllgan. IW., W.
I’hler. Ut; O. E. Taylor. 195; le C. Riiase,
189. and Dr W G. Hudson. 3V5; total. 9i>3
Hoboken Independent R hnetxen Associ
ation—A Peters, ITS; K Fist her. 19S; A.
Volk. 125; W Foekel. 17a. and V?. Merck
mann, 193: total. 853.
He-entry revolver mat h—Fifty yards
standard Am< rlcnn target; military re
volver allowed: ten points on three scores.
Tom Anderton. Boston. 4*. 46. 43—137; L.
pteroy Jersey city. 48 44 . 4A 135. J A.
Dletx. Jr.. New York. 43. 43. 43—129; Corpl.
("owperthwalte. H*ju.ilron A. New York,
to, 34. 10-118; T H Keller. New York. 37.
33, S3. 10-113; Corpl. Hale. Boston. X, 35.
At IAG FDR OVER gA.OOO.
Hum lint f and Bellinger Sard hy Acs*
York Huai Oar Company.
Butt waa filed In the Superior Court ye*,
terday hy the New York Ron tier Com
pany against P. C. Rumholt nml William
H. Bellinger formerly of Savannah, hut
at present non-residents. The suit la for
MJMO principal, on four promissory notes
of |1.125 each, with Interest from Oct. SI.
IXS9. and also *472.66 attorney's fees.
The notes were made payable, the peti
tion states. In one. two. three nnd four
years, and were secured hy a deed of con
veyance to lot 5. Spring field plantation,
ami the machinery and plant thereon.
Thi* Is the plant that was used by Rum
holi and Bellinger In tb*- Savannah Box
and Ita-ket Works, though the name of
the concern ami the purpose, for whl-'h
the plant waa used are not mentioned In
the petition. An oar making machine was
not Included In the conveyance, hut was
simply leased from the New York concern
It la stated In the petition that an agree
ment was a leu entered Into hy the |iat -
Ilea hy which Rumholt ami Ikillnger
were to Insure the plant for *5..V0. the pol
icy to be made payable lo the New York
liarlle* In case of loas. It I* stated that
the defendants have fatted lo keep thla
agreement, and this la made the ground
for bringing the suit. The real reason,
doubt leas. In the unsatisfactory condition
of the affairs of the Savannah Itox and
Basket Works, of which Messrs. Rumholt <
and Bellinger were the proprietor*.
The box ami haket work* wrre appar
ently doing a very prosperous business
and the enterprise wot* euppooed to he a
paying one. hut some months since It was
announced that Mr Rumholt had disposed
of his Interest to Mr. ReHtnger. It was
quietly understood at the lime that he
received practically nothing for his share
ami was left in bad shape financially. Mr
Bellinger was a resident of Tonawanda,
N\ Y., though It waa thought he Intend
•l continuing Ih® business here. It would
seem from the statements contained In
the petition that such Is not the case, a*
tt I* requestAl that service he perfected
by publication. What were the cause* of
the trouble of the box and basket works
sre unknown here, as the concern seemed
lo he well |ial roolzed and to be doing a
A torpid liver mode active, a had head
ache relieved by using Saratoga Aron
dark Water Alt you can drink for 5
cant* at Solomons' drug store. Bull and
Charlton street®.— ad.
Th* annual convention of th* National
Baptist Association (colored) will be in
session at Richmond. Va.. Sept. U. U, 14.
15. 16. 11. 18. tt And 20. Take the Sea
board Atr Line 'Hallway.
These rate* gre open to evtrybody —d
CAR LINE PETITIONS GRANTED.
I IA IMM RLE TRAC K RARNtRfi (AD
PIT MM'ITA Ml OA AAHITAKKH.
The ( nmitany Hetialretl ta P*f# the
Hloch on Barnard From t'ongress
to Rroaghtou With A ItrlHed llrlek.
It Is Also Allowed ta Erect shel
ter* lor Paasragera on East Broad
Street—4|derniats llorrlgaa’a Ordi
nance Laid tin Ihe Table—hew Ales
arnger nl ( nuncll to Be Elected at
The meeting of the City Council lawt
night was email and comewhat unevent
ful. though several maitera of Interest
were disposed of. There was Just a bare
quorum present, five members beelde* the
Mayor. Alderman Bchwait* and ttorrtgan
•ere k< pt away by Hines* and Alderman
Jarrell wa* also absent. Those present
win Mayor Myers and Alderman Tltd
• man. Dixon, Doyle, Bacon and Graham.
Tht- oth* r aldermen are out of the city.
The several petitions of Gensral Man
ager Lofton of the Street Railway Com
pany. were granted with the exception
of the one with reference to the paving
of Holton street, from East Broad to the
Savannah. Florida and Western Rail
way. The ordinance introdu ed for this
purpose ut a previous meeting waa not
taken up because there was not a ma
jority of the members of council pre-ent.
the approval of a majority of ihe members
being required In order to pass an ordi
nance of this description.
The pe-tltion of the street railway com
pany for jtermlsslon 4o double track Bar
nard atreet and to operate a double belt
upon Hay. Barnard. Tenth anti Aber
rant atreet*. was grunted with the con
dition aft ached t oat the company should
pave Barnard street, between A’ongrc.**
and Broughton street* with vitrified
brick. It Is understood that the street
railway company will accept this condi
tion. though General Manager Lofton
takes the position that as the company
Is making an improvement for the public
bench! at considerable expense to Itself
and one which will Increase the operate
exiteneer as well, mat It Is something of
a hardship that an additional expen*,
should be- saddled upon the company for
Its public spirit.
The petition to be allowed to place
switches on Whitaker atreet and to op
erate cars both way* on that street was
also granted. Another petition granted to
the street railway company was to l al
lowed to place small sheds or hoods at
the Intersection of Gwinnett and Ka*
Broad strreta and Bolton and East
Brood streets for the protection and com
fort of Its passengers at these transfer
A petition received from resident* anti
property owners south of Anderson street
asking lhai a striking clock hr placed In
Ihe cupola of the new Eighth .Street
School was referred to the Committee of
the Whole. One of the aldermen remark
ed In a stage whisper that It might be
better to put a cupola ami clock on Ihe
new engine house, lo lie erected on
Eighth street. It having been states! that
the plans for the Eighth Street School
•lo not Ini lud.- a cupola. The petition 1*
very numerously signed, there being sev
eral hundred signature*.
By resolution by A Merman Tledeman.
the Mayor was authorised to receipt for
IJi.fdO. the amounl agreed upon between
the elty ami the treasury department a*
the balan -e due from the government for
the building*, machinery, wharves and
other improvements owned by the city at
the quarantine station. Tbs action of
Council was only a miller of form, as the
Mayor had already signed ihe receipt In
accordance* with authority previously
vested In him by the Committee of the
Whole. A treasury draft for the amount
I* egpeeted In a few day*.
By resolution by Alderman Dixon the
ebrk of Council wa* Instructed to adver
tise an election for messenger of council
lo take place at the next meeting of that
body to fill the vacancy caused by the
recent lealh of the late Messenger John
Hardsell Mr. Charles A. Gradot I* now
performing the duties of this office hy
temporary ap|*dniment by the Mayor.and
Is giving every satisfaction In this ca
pacity. He is the only announced appli
cant for the position eo far.
A communication was received from
!t alth officer Brunner Inclosing a resolu
tion adopted by the sanitary board at Its
m cling this week In which attention Is
called to the unsanitary condition of the
lands southeast of th* city, lying between
the Waters Read, the Thunderbolt shell
road and the line of New Houston street,
ext-mded. due to lark of drainage, nnd
urging that step* be taken to remedy this
condition of affairs at one*. This tract Is
Just outside the corporate limits of the
elty, but 1* within the Jurisdictional lim
its The rommunleatlon was referred to
the drainage committee.
Alderman Horrlgsn's ordinance repeal
ing section IS of the lax ordinance, which
authorlxee the appointment of a special
officer hy the mayor with the approval
of the Finance Committee, as an assistant
to the tax assessor and city treasurer In
the collection of delinquent taxes and bus
iness llconwes was read a second time
amt laid on the table on account of the
absence of the author. There I* little
doubt but that the ordinance will he
The proposition of W. H. Tarver for the
establishment of a free library by the
rltv was reported upon adversely.
The petition of the Unon News Company
to l>e allowed to place slot weighing ma
chine# upon the streets was acted upon
favorably, a tax of $1 per annum being
required for each machine ami the loca
tions of the machines to be under the
direction of the Street and Lane Commit
Petitions were received from the Low
ton Memorial anil the Haven Home to he
relieved from assessments for sidewalk
improvements, and wer# referred lo the
Committee of the Whole.
Hills amounting to 110.2 M t were re
ported correct by the Committee on Ac
count* ami passed for payment. Council
took a recess subject to the call of the
FI ND FDI4 INDIA XI FFERKHX.
Xaxannah’a 4 untrlliuGiiii Foots I p Xo
Savannah's subscriptions to India fa
mine relief fund handed to the Southern
Bank, up to yeaterday. footed up *330 39
Amount previously acknowledged
and rimlttod ...*3Ol M
Mr*. Nellie M Schlrm 100
J. J. McDonough. Jr 1.00
F. C. Rat'ey tOu
Many A Apple 1 00
B A Rsck 2.0)
Dr. J H. Redding. Waycross Ga jo.oo
Carl A Erdmann A 2.00
N. M. Coney 1 0)
Mrs Max Robinson l.Ou
J K Wllllnk l.Oi
T. J. U'linen 1.00
gl.Ati to Awmiata and Retwrn.
Central of Georgia Railway will sell ex
cursion tk'ket* to Augusta and return.
Sept. 10. at rate of *1.50. tickets limited
to date of sale, and at rate of *2.00 ticket*
limited two day* from date of sale, for
special train leaving Savannah at t;l* a
m . Sept. 10 Special train will iear* aoi
gusta returning at 11:00 p m same dale,
Th* summer is passing, have you taken
In the Plant Systam Sunday excursion* to
Charleston 7 ou* dollar for the round trip,
-gd —— -
II ill M PER A lit ADARCI (IF SPIRIT*.
( aased 73. F. Corbett to Fire ll( Hl*
Pletol la Ihe Tenderloin.
At I Jh o’.Cock yeeterday morning the
dents*ns of the Tenderloin were startled
by Ihree pistol report* In rapid succes
sion. and then, after a short Interval, two
The pistol was fired from * hark, at
Price street and Ugletnorpe avenue by
W. F Corbett, as It was afterwards dis
covered When the first Ihree shots were
heard Patrolmen Atkinson and M Davis,
who were at the barracks, started for the
seen* of the shootlntr its! were In sight
of the hack when the second fuetlade took
plare. The hark wa* driven rapidly
northward, the officer* pursuing, and fin
ally overtaking It al Habersham and
Broughton street*. .
The occupant was arrested and sent to
th- barracks on the charge of being drunk
and disorderly and firing his pistol In the
strert*. He was unable to apttcar yester
day morning and hts vase was continued
until this morning’s session of the Re
THE UOI H(|l 13 CAME AGAIN.
Motion for a Yen- Trial Filed by At
torney lor P. Honr<|itln, .
A mo:ion for anew trial wa* filed yes
terday In the Bu|trt|or Court. In the ease
of P. Bourquin. versus G. Bourqutn. the
motion being filed by Mr. <5. W. Owen*,
attorney for the plaintiff The Bourquin
case has been In ihe courts for years,
atvl seems likely fo continue there, a*
neither of the ling infs seem.- willing to
accept the settlements agreed upon by
various juries, which have heard the cases
float lime to Ilme It I* a fight between
father nnd son, nnd will iloubtless con
tinue as long as bo:h nre alive.
hots la Ihe Time.
To use Johnson’s Chill and Fever Tonjc
If you wish to remain at your post of
duty and pass through Heptemlier 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 ec
ru re* lo you.
The wise man Insures hts life and the
wiser man insures his health. A bottle
of Johnson’s Tonic Is s guarantee of
health. It savea enormous waste of
time, saves vast expenditures of money
In doctor's bills and save* human life
when endangered by fever, t'se It and use
nothing else —ad.
f 15.1 W to Hlehtnonil. Aa. nnd Return
Vln Xonthern Hull uni.
Account annual convention National
Baptist Association (colorcdi. Tickets on
sale Sept 10. 11, 12, final limit Sept. 22.
Rat* open to all Most convenient sched
ules. Jas Freeman, C. P snd T. A.. 141
Bull street. 'Phcnca K 0 -ad
Arrangements have been effeeged by
which 1.000 mile book*, the price of which
is 125.00 each. Issued by the Seaboard Air
l.inc Hallway are honored ihmneS in
Washington over the Pennsylvania Rail
road; from Port*mouih*lo Baltimore over
th# Baltimore Steam Packet Company,
and between Clinton and Columbia over
the Columbia. Newberry and Laurens
Railroad. This arrangemcn* includes the
books Issued by Ihe Florida Central and
Peninsular and Georgia and Alabama
Tlckefs on sale for the annual conven
tion of the National Baptist Association
(colored!, at Richmond. Va.. Sept i, u.
12, good until Sept 22. Inclusive. Take
the Seaboard Air Une Railway
These rates are open to everybody —ad.
At Esllll's News Depot. 45 Dull Street
Savannah Morning News. New York.
Boston. Philadelphia. Baltimore. Charles
ton (8 C.). Jacksonville. tFla.), Cincin
nati. New Orleans. Washington. (D. C.),
Chicago, AuKiictn. lOa ), Atlanta. Macon
((■• ). nmt other promlm nt ihtllte*, ..Ho
the various monthlies ami weeklies, new
books and everything rlir usually found
In ftrst-dars new* ilepols.—ad.
Ticket* to the annual ronventlon of the
National Baptist Association (colored), at
Richmond, good for thirteen day*, hy the
Seaboard Air Line Railway.
These rates are open to everybody —ad.
Special attention will lx- given to he
comfort and pleasure of those going by
the Seaboard Air Line Railway to the
annual convention of the National Bap
tist Association (colored), to he held In
Richmond. Sept. 12-2 P.
These rate* are open to everybody.—ad.
.A Drllelona .XiunWc.
The Herbert Spencer Is an elegant elgar
and Is truly a delightful enjoyment to
Inhale the fumes of this fine tobacco; It
Is evhilaratlng and delicious.
See that (he 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 $j vi t 3n j
Perfecto*. *4 50 at Uppman Hros.. whole
saln druggist*. Barnard and Congress
street*, of this city —ad.
The annual convention of the National I
Baptist Association (colored). Richmond !
A'a.. Sept 12-2). will lie a memorable oc- i
caalon. All good Baptlsls will take the I
Seaboard Air Line Railway.
These rates are open to everybody ad
‘•lt Cured Me."
"Oraybeard broke up rheumatism on
mf," says Mr Chiu Thom.ia, th jew
eler on Whitaker atreel • And pul me | n
better health than I have enjoyed In a
Take Oraybeard Ptlla for that dtxxy
feeling—Lost appetite, and follow |t up
with a bottle of Oraybeard. It la all you
need. Reaper* Drug Cos., aole propi.
Sunday Tripe to Brunswick t la riant
The Plant Byelem will veil round-trip
ticket* to Brunswick on Sundays, limited
to date ot sale, at rate of fl 00. Train*
leave at 2:10 a. tn and 6:20 a m -ad.
Cos to the annual convention of the Na
tional Baptist Association (colored!, at
Richmond. Va.. Sept. 12-JO. by the Sea
board Air Line Railway.
These rate* are open to everybody ad.
To Brunswick and Return gl.no T | a
the Plant System, Sunday.
In addition to the Charleston Sunday
excursions, the Plant System are sellii,.
round-trip tickets to Brunswick, good on
Sundays only, at rale of fi.oo for the
jound trip Trains leave at 2;iu m , jnd
One fare for the round trip to Ihe an
nual convention of ihe National .Baptist
Association (colored). Richmond. Va
Sept 12-20 by the Seaboard Air Line Rail
These rates are open to everybody —ad
f 13.30 to Richmond, Va., and Return
vta Southern Railway.
Account annual convention National
Baptist Association (colored) Ticket* on
sale Sept jo. 11. ia. (Inal limit Sept r !
"" *“* 'WMtai sched
ule* Jas kreeman. C. p. and t a
uli ttrgst, 'Pbeees SW.-od. *" 141 I
take a look
Congress and Whitaker Sts.
i25 Congress a. Vest
We handle the Yale
& Towne Manufactur
ing Company’s line of
See these goods and
get prices before plac
ing your order else
DOtS NOT CURE ALL
MM Fevers snd Chills
YOUR DRUGGIST WILL
REFUND YOUR MONEY
Every Bottle Guaranteed.
COLUMBIA DRUG C 0„
Broshes, Strops, Etc.
EOWH LOVELL’S Ml
lia llroagiuu atreet. West.
Fruit, Produce, Grain, Etr.
* IJ say street. w*jl
Triers* as a AA.
GEORGIA SEED RTE.
SOUTHERN SEED RYU.
TEXAS RED R P. OATS
MAT. GRAIN, FLOUR. TEED.
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
CHEESE. BEANS. PEAS
W. 1) SIM KINS & CO*
Seed Oats! Seed lye!
Texaa Rust Proof Oats. Coast-rai**"*
Rye. Cow Feed. Hay. Grain. Bran •"<*
Feed* of all kinds for stock and poultry.
T. J. DAVIS,
Telephone 223. H* Bay street, wr**.
Is lustily rreostmemird ms m remedy tor
hois Stresses smt ss a wsrsnlter tor
typhoid, malarial saa all Stall* at lexer*
a seals. K. Fosse rn r*.. Sew TTwek
m Morphine and Whlskevhsb
nTITTTI n *t trested without p." >'