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Meeting*—Po#t A. Traveler** Protective
Bpc i.il Notice*—Ship Notice, Paterson
lxmntng (‘omisny, Consignee*. Buwanee
Springs Hotel. Ruwaoee, Florida; Wall
Piper. Piper Hanging. Bavannah PuiMlng
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day and Sautrday, John T. Evans A Cos.:
Cereals, A M A C. YV West; Card of
Thanks; A Joyce’s; San Francisco Res
taurant; At Gardner's; Levan’s Table
Hosincs* Notices—E A W. Laundry.
Dressy and Cp-ro-Dfite Young Man—The
Metropolitan Clothing Company.
The Store of Real Economic*—P. T
Amusements— Royal Music Hall; ”Bher
lock Holmes” at Thenter Monday.
Playing Cards—Malt-Kut tins Depart
merit. Anheuser-Busch Hrewlng Associa
Hrove and Ranges—At La Timor**.
Our Bt hool Himes- Hyck Bros.
An Hypnotl. Influence— Ix*oprUf Adler
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PHD. Code DiMidruff Cure; Hood's Pills.
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Cheap Column Advertisements— Help
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The Indication* for Georgia to-day ore
for fair wulher, colder tin northern por
tion, with wind* be*, oming fresh southerly;
and for Eastern Florida, generally fair
weather, and freeh northeasterly wind*.
H.irn.i nay* thal he ha* noticed that
the political apathy 1* disappearing In
N'ew Tork Ha* he been able to secure
more liberal collection* for the campaign
It doe* no: appear that either President
M KirMc) or Chairman Hanna ha* rent
Menator Davis any congratulatory tele
gram* upon hi* remarkable discovery that
the tariff 1* the paramount tasue In the
Th# school mltre* Is aniloue to follow
tho Sag into the far Hast. It la said that
a large number of application* for places
as t-a'hers In tie- public schools of Manila
and other I'hl Ippine , Hie* and towns have
been received io Washington from
Ex-Gov Hogg oi Texas, rotund and
smiling, t* on the rani* to do some cam
paign speaking in New York. Indiana and
IHliacS during 'he next few weeks. It wua
Mr Hogg It will he remembered, who,
at the Fourth of July celeltratlon of Tam
many Hall t reated aurh a aensalion by
springing a eulogy of tiryan In the Tam
tnaay ramp. He will not l- able to duplb
tala his sersitton when he returns to
N*w York, how*ver. alnce Tammany Itaell
Is now thoroughly end cntbuaiastlcally
It Is now hellsvsd that practically all
of the vessels that were beamed at Gal
veston during ihe great hurricane can be
saved and lbcared. In one case, that of
the steamship Taunton, the vessel lies
twenty-two mile* fr tn deep water, and In
other cases the crafl are from one to
seven miss from water deep enough to
final them; nevertheless It I* believed
that they pan be dredged out at a cost
that will not he excessive.
Hive thousand dollars Is the value which
the Stale Department place* u|sm Ihe
life of a naturalized American who was
formerly the subject of th* Hilltan of
Morocco. Thf American In question,
Azagul by name, was murdered and cre
mat'd In the streets of Fes some time ago
i. n Moslem mob. Our consul general at
Tangier has been Instructed lo demand
t! e payment of an Indemnity, In the sum
named, to the helm of tbs victim by the
Moorish government. It will probably
prove ear * r to collect from Morocco than
from Turkey, The former no doubt has
some luely recollections of American
The Railway World reports that Ihe
ft uthern Railway ha* received two grand
prlxes and two sliver medals at the Paris
Exposition, for Its di-play of the re
sources <>f ihe terrltoiy along It* lines.
“The** exhibits." says the Hallway
World. "Include Ihe Umbers In Ihe for
-ir> annex, many vat Idles of the com
rc-rclal woods of the South minerals, ag
t uliurai product*, view* of manufsrtur
leg establishment- and other Industries
"tui a unique <p-p,.iy of models represent
log the taliway's Interest In ihe cotton In
dustry. The grand prlxss were given, one
far Its exhibit of Industrial products and
ona for tt* timber display; the stiver
medals (or photographic displays."
HOId)IM* HATH < OTTOV
A number of the members of the New
| York Cotton K'flange were lnttrv|i*w"l,
1 • day or two .go. rrap* tine the Cotton
; Growers* Protective A-socl.itlon Mo<*t of
! those who consented to talk on the stile
! Jcct expressed the opinion that the as
sociation would < ome to nothing Th* y
.l I that an effort had been m*d- a num
ber of tlm*s within the last twenty y*ars
to form combinations of cotton grow-r*
for the purpose of holding hack cotton
and thus controlling the price of It. and
that practically nothing had been ac
According to their view there are too
many cotton growers and too many in
terna*# ron<>m*d in the cotton crop to
|m rmit of the success of any effort to
control the price of eotton by holding It
ir< warehouses nr by any other tu'-it :• in
the nrst place It would h* UnporMble to
g t a majority of the cotton growers In
to th com lunation. and in the *e< otd
lfar** u would la* h dlffi ill matter to get
those who entered the com hi nation to
hold eotton whet* they thought the time
h.d coma to >* II it. When th price m*
low many would sell, thinking the price
would go lower, and when It was high
many would refuse to sell hoping tha
price would go still higher
Home members of the exchange, how
ever. xt>rejued the opinion that the as
sociation was a good thing for the cotton
farmers and that In the course of time
there would be warehouses all over the*
• niton section, in which cotton would be
stored and negotiable certificate* Issued
on It. just is there * • warehouses In the
s>l n* for the storage of wheat on
which warehouse certificates are Issued
They ex'tressed the belief that It would
be possible for tha <ntton glowers to on
trol the price of cotton to a certain ex
tent. Nothing, they said, could be Infer
red from what the association has done
and ia doing this year, because conditions
In th* cotton world this season are ab
normal The cotton growers ar getting
a great deal more for their cotton than
th* y expo t. and to get when they plantod,
and there is no reason why they should
hdid back cotton If. however, the crop
was large and the price low. cotton grow*
*rs would be anxious to encourage the
holding back of cotton, so that by the
judltdoux marketing of It that Is,
distributing *be sale of It throughout th#
entire season—a better price would be ob
The Cotton Growers Protective Associa
tion Is not likely to get n fair trial until
a season of low priced cotton come*.
From present indication* such a season
need not be expected for at least two
years. Th#* present crop is admitted to he
a small one, and the world could and
would take a big crop next season at a
price that would be very remunerative to
THR Ft 1,1. liIYYF.H PtIL tHt.l tIIAT
Senator Tillman, who I* making speech
es m Ihe West. Is being highly compli
mented by the Demo.Vatic papers of the
West for furnishing a satisfactory answer
to the full dinner pall argument, on which
the Republican* are placing uch reli
ance for wtnutng the labor vote.
In n speech delivered In Milwaukee Sena
tor Tillman *ald "A full dinner issstl 1*
blessing, a mark of prosperity which our
negro slave* u*c*l lo enjoy " According
lo Menator Hanna workmen ought to be
satisfied as long a* they have enough for
themselves and families lo cat. Accord
ing lo Senator Tillman If they are satls
iled with that they are practically on n
par withs lovMl
ll Is not to be wondered at that Ihe full
dinner (Mill suggested llself to the Repub
lican managers as a good ■•ampalgn ar
gument The great trust* and corpora
tions are largely under Ihe control of Re
publican*. who care nothing for Ihe men
they employ beyond getting all Ihe work
oul of them they can It has hem stated
many lime*, and never satisfactorily con
tradicted. that Hie mine owner* ami op
erators of the <-oal section of Pennsyl
vania brought the hungry horde of Ital
ians and Hungarians lo this country un
der contract, because they couhl get their
labor cheaper than the labor of native
Their Idea wa* doubtless that If they kept
the |sills of these contract laborer* full
Ihe latter would lie satisfied They were
satisfied for a while, but they eventually
learned from thlr surrounding* and from
contact with native American workmen
that a full dinner pnll I* not entirely
satisfying—that a man who is *n!l*tt*d
to get nothing more out, of life than
enough to eat I# not of a very high
There are Indication* that the Republi
can |ead*r* are finding oul that the full
dinner pull argument Is not proving to he
as effective as they hoped It would. Work
men are resenting the suggestion which
the argument contains, namely, that they
are simply slaves who will be content as
long as their stomach* are kepi full
The -In kronedb Metropolis I* not plea*
ed with the position of the Morning New
on the Florid* rapltol removal question
ll especially objects to our "revamping"
that "SJ at'out, cost of cupttol scarecrow,
which has been so completely exploded by
Flea Ida r r moralists." We were not aware
th is the question of large coat had I*' and
"exploded " Indeed, we ,k> noi dearly
see how II could he "exploded" so lona
In advance of actual rrmoiai Should
Ihe capital be removed ll would, of course,
be the purpose of all concerned, lo give
the state n hondsome capitol building—
one that would lie convenient and modern
tn all respect*. And we have in mind
the city hall of Toronto. Onl which w.i*
begun twenty year* ago, and was Intend
ed lo cost 1309.990. Already the sum of
tJ.3V*.<Xin has been expended upon the
irulldlng. and tt Is not yet complete. An.l
as an object lesson there I* al-o the cap
itol at Albany. N. which was designed
•o US! 21.000.fX0 or 23.000.090. ar.d which
has already cost upwiude of 22",009,000. and
I* still unfinished. The unfin
ished capital of Mouth Carolina, too ha*
far exceeded the estimated cost, ll seeni
to us to lie within the hounds of reason
to say na, the remov'd i|f the . a|*ttal
tvoukl coot Florida at least 22.09b.00t), and
probably more, hefore the change was
Seme Chicago girls who are no, afraid
to let It he known that they tsoul-l like to
l>e marr ed have hit u: on the expedient
of putting letters inviting proposal* In
Ihe pocket* of coats to he sent to the Gal
veston sufferer*. Nevertheless Ihe census
shows that there axe mure men Hutu wo
man in Chicago.
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY; SEPTEMBER 28. 190a
Two of th* < hi* f i .ukW of -'utnpialnt on
th- part of th- Pennsylvania '#■! miners,
who are now no strike. or# h* company
.tor*#, and Ih# prl-e of powder for blow
ing in th# mines. Th# company ► <*•#
h,vr h#r#tofor# been ufi#r**-.l with an #y*
■olrly to proflr. n<l not for Ih# mnv#n
tnr# of th# rmployea. In Iho grat m-
Jorfty of tnatWßcoo, It ta iwrtH, unrra,-
onahl# prolll# htr# !—n rhnrtt#! on th#
rood# #ol<l And th# ojratrm under which
paymmlr of watt#* hav# h#. n mn<l* nrt
th# .tor#a op#mrd waa HUrh aa virtually
to for ■# th# min* r*. to trad# In th# ,‘r*m
pany norm. Wait##, for lntari #. w#r#
n*il pul.l until thirty li.iyi* after lin y had
I# >-n #arn#d. It war oot#d In th. dl
i litt j fnl.t “
ulon to the minrra. "Ih# Ati*ua* water*
w#r# pot.l on B#pt. 15. Int#al of wattinr
until 0.-1. 1." It la #*ay #nouh to un
d#ratand how. If th# min#ra w#r# k.-pt out
of tlwlr mon.y for thirty .toy* aftrr #arn-
Inr It, th#y mlrht b# of n#< #mlty totn
ta-ll#d to go to the .twnpany ator# for th#
L-ro.-#ri.* and oth#r aupplie# whl'h w#re
!ndtap#nahl# for lh#lr famtlt#*. It I* one
of the mtner.' and tnaiKta that they b# riven
promt* ##mt-monthly laymrab. In ea h,
and that they h not praetlcally o#r *1
to trad# In th# eompany tuor# They wlah
to la- free in pun ha*# their auppllra wh#ra
they are to he had upon th# moM favor
able term., and r.rard It a* a hardship
th it th# com pant#* ehould leinant th#
prtvllere of t tklnt: two profit# out of thm
-one a# miner* uhd another as patron*
of Ih# alore.
(tack In th# W# nn arrerment he*warn
the mil er. and the operator* ws reached
under whh h h- prl## of powder f >r bjaat-
Inr ehould be C 75 per k-r That was th#
iiiltnr market price at that time Him*
then blast Inc powder has h#. om# cheaper,
year after yoar, until now It can b#
hourht In atrmll lot* at 11.10 to 11.J5 per
k#ir In Inr*# lots, It i* *aid. h# companies
h iv# been able to buy It as low as 90
rent# a k#tr* But while th# manufac
turer’* prle* of powder ha# been steadily
declining, the prt- ew charred 'he miners
by th.- rompaot*'# hav# not declined In sim
ilar proportion, or anything Hk# It. Some
of th* operators hare b#en charging the
men from 11.50 to S3 per k#g for |#>w.|er
which It appear*, eost them from *> . rots
to $l.l. Th* miner* .latm that *lne*
their agreement In th* 7*fs wa# for powder
at the ruling market rate*, they ar* en
titled to It at th# mirket rat* ' which ob
tain at the time of purchase, while the
operator* claim that the protlt which they
m.ke on the powder Is a legltlnrite on#,
and on# to which they are entitled aa Ih
earning of th* money Invested tn th#
A correspondent of the Chlcsgo Record,
who |s upon the seefie of the strike, says
that these* two mutters —company stores
and prk-ea of jiow.ler—are the chief griev
ances of the striking miner*, and that If
4he opemtors would rermll the men to
pur. hus* Ihetr supplle* and |K>wd#r In the
open mark'd or furnt b them at the ruling
rate* In the op-n market, the bottom
would fall out Of th# rtrlk# and business
would speedily be resumed.
TIIH TFAT BOOK HPItIIFY.
There I* a wall In many elite* along
shout this lime every year, caused bv th>
text-book burden School hoard* do not
seem to realise that the majority of those
who have children in the public school*
are wage-earners, or pi-opie who gel com
paratively small salaries. They are, a*
a rule. . om|we**l of well-to-do men. who
judge of the allu.itlon by their own Armo
By newspaper* In some of the cities,
the though* l* thrown out that there are
entirely too many text I took* used In Ihe
public schools-(hat Ihe pupil* could be
taught to better advantage with fewer
hooks. This may be the case In many
cities, but a complaint that Is beard In
about all of the cities, and one tha* rests
upon a pretty aolld foundation. 1* that
text-hooks are changed oltener than Is
It will, of course, be admitted hat the
beat books ought to ho used, and teachers
In colleges ami public schools are pro
ducing book* nil the time which they In
slat, are better tH*n those in use In
some imrllrulars shey mey be betier. but.
as a matter of fact, are they better In
all particular*? Arc they so much liellsr
that their adoption become* imperatively
School Isiok publisher* arc very enter
prising people. They print every boon
offered them out of which they think they
can muke n profit. And they employ
bright and smooth-tongued men to sell
them. I I* often Ihe *w*e that school
board* are Influenced lo change text-hooks
by school book agents, rather than by the
merits of the hooks.
It can lie readily seen what a burden
to u poor man the providing of school
t*ook* for four or live children Is. and a* a
general Ihaig Hie poor man ha* more
children In the public nchonls lhan th--
rich train Many a family in Ihe cities
would tlnd It easier getting along if th*
school hook nurden were less, and ll m
probable that a reduction could be made
In cities, where the greatest reason* for
complaint exist. If Ihe proper effort were
made, and, that too. without lessening
the advantages of the school children.
Col. Roosevelt must have enjoyed tm
mensely his reception at Victor, Col. He
Is a tl,m believer t„ a strenuous life The
time he put in at Victor mu* have been
strenuous enough lo conic up lo hi* high
est Ideals. All there was lacking was a
little pistol practice and some laual
throwing, and possibly a wielding of red
hot branding irons upon the vice presi
dent In I candidate and hi* parly, to mak<
the scene perfect, from the ruug-u rider an |
cow-puncher j*>lnt of view Meantime
there was not anything suggestive of a
pink tea about She Incident at Victor The
proverbial Dunti) brook Fair could not
have been atty livelier, for the time helm.
Ctaf-ked beauts and sore arms mu.-t have
been plentiful in Ihe town after the can
didate* train pulled out Col Roosevelt
must have been impressed wish the West'*
fondnees for him
Two anti-marriage elttbs were recently
formed at Reading, Pa., one of young
mm and the other of young women
Both have teen disbanded. It seems that
the s *i lal frmollon* of the club* brought
he young people together to a greater
extml than formerly, and there were
more marriage* than ever before. The
preetdesil* of btdh of the defunct orsan
a>lofts say that Ihe greater the effor;*
that were made to discourage matrimony
Ihe greater the number of those whu fell
victims to Cupid's darts.
"Tod' Hloan. the American Jockey, ha*
no* rmrhr-l thi* pltui ulr of fan*** lo his
particular 11m 1 Hr* hss ho* n rrtaini to
rilr ru-st season foe the PrUst of Wiki,
Ths '■ngHgsmrnf not only fame,
but fortune for the little puun<l-o -**oap
>ip who has only lately himself awaken
••l to his own greatness R is estimated,
by the way. that Sloan has earned, or
rather recet\*s. not Jesa than 930,*90 for
h s work during the current ra* Ing sea
son. He came ail the way fmm Kr.glintl
to ride Mr WtilHiey’g horse In the Fu
turity race at Hhcepehrad Hay. and that
ovent Is auid to have brought him upward#
Whatever a frog may lie elsewhere, he
Is a fish In Connecticut. The Superior
Court at Hartford has decided that the
law prohibiting the atching of fish In the
public reservoir of that city includes
frogs. the frog la not
m* ntioncd or suggested In the law.
- ■ Inn
—Thotiah Ja'ouard Wood tkdds a voiun
t#*er commission as hrtgadbr general and
D civil and military governor of Tuba, In
the regular army he still retain' his old
rank that of mere assistant surgeon.
—The talleM man In the world Is said
to have been the late Harry Coopsr, who
wa# at one time s member of Harnum's
troupe Cooper was a native of Cleve
land. In Yorkshire, and hk htght was *
f'-rd K inches.
President McKinley |g *o busy a man
that he has to do most of his reeling at
odd hours, and In order to get to some
book In which ho Is particularly Interest
ed ho Is often up at an hour when most of
Washington is still abed
—Senator Cushman K. Davis of Minne
sota entertained the Old-Time Telegraph
er- A>socatlon at Its recent meeting In
Milwaukee with tales of how he. as a boy
served as an operator near that city and
himself delivered the messages he receiv
—Official reporters on the Farts exhibi
tion have been selected. M. Larroumet Is
•o deal with literature and art. M. Charles
llcard with science. M. Michael Levy with
manufactures, M. Grandewu with agricul
ture and food supply. M. Clide with aoclal
economy and M. Dtilcve with colonisation.
—George Brown, an old negro janitor
at the Annapolis Naval Academy, has
leen iti the employ of the Academy ever
■•nee it was founded In UUS. and hws been
more or leas familiar with all our naval
hemes since that ibtte. He ft* the only per
son now living who was connected with
the Institution when it wa# opened.
—lt Is reported that Emperor William
and his eldest son will pay a strictly pri
vate visit to the Queen at Balmoral before
the end of October, unless Her Majesty
go*# to Germany, tn which case they will
all m**et at Frledrlchshof. The Emperor
and the Crown l’rlnce will cross the North
sea In the imperial yacht Hohenxoliern
from Kiel to Aberdeen, and, after spend
ing a few days at Balmoral, will return
to Germany by the same route. The Queen
will personally Invest the German Crown
Prince with the ribbon and Insignia of the
Garter next monrths, either at Balmoral or
—Pope ls*o XIII has expressed a hope
that he may be able So witness the closing
of the holy door of Bt. Peter’s at the end
of the Jubilee year. His health has suf
fered much from his enforced confine
ment during the late unsettled weather
whtch has prevented him from taking his
•tally walk In the Vatican garden*. There,
under the warm sunshine and blue skies,
he can rest in absolute sc elusion or enjoy
the company of his favorite eardinals. He
can stroll through his small flower gar
den, almost wholly planted with roses, his
favorite flowers. A Ikfle garden temple,
with a cool grotto and dripping Wider,
flowers and trees, affords him n pleasant
resting-place where he can sip his coffee
ami read or write and enjoy that quiet
harmony of nature which Is the happiest
accompaniment of a serene old age.
Real Gratitude—Tramp (to Chappie,
who has given him a shilling)—"l "ope as
'ow some day. wlr you may aanl a shillin',
an' that I'll be able lo give It lo yer!"—
—Suggestion—Wife— "We need anew set
of china, dear. This.one I* nearly gone”
Husband—" Why don't you wait until wc
get anew cook and Mart even?"—Har
—A Dangerous Article —Dorothy had
never before seen a dwarf. "My!" she
exclaimed In a scarcely audible whisper,
"he must have l>een brought up on con
—A Matter of Taste—" Beg portion." said
Ihe postal rlerk who had wold her the
stamp*, "hut you don't have to put a flve
cent stamp on a letter for Canada." "I
know.” said she "but the shade Jti*t
matches my envelope, you know"—Phil
—Very Different—"l/aura. you didn't
ream to do much hut cat while you wen
at that lag seaside hotel." "Oh. yes. we
did. mil Between meals Harry and I
talked about what we had had to eat and
what we were going to have to eat.*'—ln
—What He Expected to Do— "Would
you lake our darling .laughter from us"”
tearfully asked Ihe mother. "W.w —cr—
yes," replied the startled youth.
was my Idea I—! really hadn't contem
plated taking the whole family, you
know."—Chicago Evening Post.
f I It UK Vl' t ‘PM MEAT.
The New York Post (Ind I soys: "Con
sidering the small figure that protection
Is colling In Hits lompalgn—even McKin
ley gassing by hi* old love with one coal
glance—some amusement has been otu.-ed
b> H* color Davis’ sud*ten discovery that,
after ad. the protective tariff I* the p*ra
in nun: Issue l* fore tha voiers. Not free
silver, he says, not Imperialism, not
trusts, nut prate, tton to American lal**r
and Industry, Is the turning point of the
The Charleston Po*t (firm ) says: "If
It he true that Isord Salisbury has replied
to the Herman note In phrasing Identical
with the Amerl an answer, the McKinley
administration while feeling satisfaction
In a large consider*!ion, will thMihtle**
lee) some vexation also, at the close ad
hesion of England Just at a time when
every effort was being math* to shake off
ihe Impression of an Anglo-American al
liance. for campaign effect."
The Charleston News and Courier (Dem i
says "The Southern pres* Is practically
united In support of Hryan, not because
it n vp'.s his financial theories, hut be
cause It holds Dial the Issue of Imperial
ism Is Ihe iNtraniount Issue and that Ihe
preservation of the republic Is of (ar
greater and more tasting consequence
lhan Ihe safejy of any particular *>stem
of banking or finance."
The Montgomery Advertiser (I'em I
say* "Ho far as we have noticed, Miami
Is not pulling forth any efforts to be
come the capital of Florida, whhti Is
singular, a* It I* about as well located
for the seal of government as some of the
other town* which art putting In their
A Model Husband.
This sportive voting criminal lawyer’s
wife went down to the s-4nore with the
children on Thursday. July k says the
Washington Post He saw Ids family off
at the atation at $ o’clock In the after
noon. He stroll**! uptown and became
mixed op with number of his pats.
“Hava on*they all said to him.
“No. t sHows."* he replied. ”1 don’t be
lieve I'll hit the stuff up for awhile. My
wife'., away, and I have gut to take cure
of the house und If I got to throwing the
Mamie Taylors In I wouMri t get home
until all hour.-. Just count roe out.”
“Hay. Tom. Jim’s going to have a lit
tle nm* up at his house to-niehr and
he told me to tell you to come up if I saw
> oil < 'omiiig ? *
"So. I guess not.” was the reply. ‘ Kind
of tired, .iit* 1. * 1 say, the little woman’s
ttewi* at the be.it h with rhe kkts and It’s
up to me to take c.an of Hie sh. k Horn**
other night Tell Jim. will you. for me ”
Ahoy, there, Tom! ’ Bid another of
the gang he met. "Hav. Tom. we’va got
u hac k ao<F~(tow. husx buszi going to t ake
a little ride out to get the air. l’nd#r
stand you have got the family planted out
of town. Come on along—going to tart
in half an hour.”
"Nix. W. ot to-night.” was the reply.
”Got an impoitant cause on hand ro-mor
row nod want io get up early. Tell the
bunch I H be with ’em in spirit, will
Then the young criminal lawyer hoarded
m uptown car. after having atisorlMd i
chocolate tea cream soda with great rel
ish. went to hi* lonely hnn at the dw
n*r wnlca the black handmaid had pro
vided for him. read the pape rs for awhile,
played wkttnir**, wrote a number of let
ter* topped off thf evening by reading
twenty-seven pages of somebody or other
01 1 testimony, and at 9 o'clock h* w * In
bed find sound isleep.
Thu t* virtually the way he patted
all of hi# evenings until his wife and fam
ily return#*! to \\ a-hington on TuenJay.
(Not ♦•—lt fs proper to append the state
ment that the above story won the first
prize of tf*n Hootch high balls at the
Wednesday evening session of the Mount
i’le.i.-ant Liars’ Club >
*■••■**e Fit-Id's %er|>hnnk,
“The beet system 1 ever saw for keep
ing press clippings und general memo
randa was ih#* on#* devised by Eugene
h ie|l. said an old newspaper man, ac
cording lo the New Orleans Tlme-I>enio
cral. 'As you would naturally supiose
from his careless, jovial temperament.
Field had a very small hump of order
nd Hie table at which h* worked was al
whvh In an appallng state of chaos. It
wa> heaped two feet high with letters,
papers, cards, clippings, books, manu
script* and all **orts of literary debris, and
th#* humorist himself us**! to declare that
anything placed there was Immediately
swallowed up and loss forever. ’Don’t
put any article you value on my table,'
he would say In comic despair, 'because
If you do you will never see |t again Thai
mass of rubbish has ih* mysterious prop
erty of a bed of qtiickmtnd. It looks solid
enough to the eye. hut whatever touches
It is Instantly engulfed and absorbed
Several letters addr* —d to me that con
tained checks for large amount* have
vanished in its depths, and I wouldn’t b*
surprt*# and If that’s what became of the last
"Eventually, however. ’Gene struck an
Ideal scheme for filing away hl office loot
In such a m inner that he <ouid always
put his hands on whatever he wanted. Hr
bought it box of manila envelopes of the
largest slxe. and whenever he had a letter
or h document of any kind that he desired
So keep he would slip It Inside of one of
them, make a memorandum of Its con
tents on the hack, moisten the flap and
stick it to the wall of hts ‘den.’ I dropped
In to see him only a little while before his
d**ath and found his office literally paper
ed with large yellow* envelopes. He ex
plained the system with great, pride
‘There, for Instance.’ he said. 'l* an envel
ope labelled "John Smith.” It contain* l
all of John's letetrs. and anything else 1
have relating to him When the time ar
rives when I will probably have no furtheq
occasion 10 refer to If. I take it down and
make room for something else. The plan
is far superior to a scrapbook, because It
takes so Ik fie time to keep It up. and the
Index is always under one’s eve.” I often
wondered what became of that wail <ol
lei lon. It must have contained some
mighty Interestin' readfn’."
Why Pa I* ow the Fenee.
From Ihe Chicago Tlme-Herald
The pictures of the candidates are bang
They're gettln' up processions, and there's
music In the air;
The banner* streteh across Ihe streets
most every block or so;
The luipers they are Idlin' how the 'lec
tion's sure to go:
Some of them say McKinley’s vote I*
bound to be Immense.
Sum*- say that Bryan's got It sure—but pa
he's on the fence!
They’re holdln' meelln's In the halls and
And men are flickin' there In droves and
gettln' held spellbound;
They talk about free silver and the dan
ger It would bring.
The orators Jump up and down and Jaw
The folks are mud and shakln' fists; ma
says ihe strain's Intense.
For 'lection ain't so far away—but pa,
he's on the fence.
The Joneses they're Bepubllcans. the
Smiths sre Democrats,
They used to run together, now they fight
like dogs and cats;
They talk about prosperity and what ex
They scold uhnut the at my and shout the
But pi. he runs a grocery, and he says
there ain't no sense
In gettln' one side mad a' g ou—so h
keeps on Ihe fence.
ft. E. Kiser.
Presidents like Sausages,
David Bennett Hill Is nothing If not
rigorous and lerse In his mode of speech
say* the Philadelphia Saturday Evening
Post. When in the Senate he was alway
of the sledge-hammer type of speakers
mul h would seem that he has not grown
rusty In Ihlv art during hi* retirement a'
Wolfort's Roost. It was Just after the
Kun-ns City Convention In July that he
delivered himself of a chars' icrl-Ai'-
* pencil on the making of presidents. He
wa* returning from his struggle there to
maintain a semblance of conservatism be
fore the convention, when he was accost
cd by a friend who persisted In asking him
all manner of question*—wlmt he thought
of the platform, whst he thought of the
chairman what he thought of Croker
and. finally, what he thought of Bryan *
standard hearer The ex-Bnator pushed
back his hat until hi" hold head twame
visible and pulling fiercely at his mus
"Oh. well, presidents are very much like
"How so?" asked the astonished ques
"Oh. you like 'em belter when you dor't
see ’em made.” replied the ex-ftenator
Miss Pelavlltc Harrington was once
playing Miami In "The tlreen Rushes "
and toward the end of the play was sup
lowed to commit suicide by Jumping In the
river, soy* Do tutor Spare Moments When,
however, she reached ihe usual eminence
ol rock, she found lo her dismay tha* no
mattress had been placed In the "river"
for her to Jump on: so down she came on
Ihe hare hoard* with a hard thud Her
confusion wa* Intense, but It was Increas
ed tenfold when a voice from the gallery
sang out In a rich brogue
"Ocb. be Jabgrt, the water's froien!”
fVW Colds, Coughs,
hay F*ver, Bron-
*JrpV - h|..kJ all Diseases
ImjLj*? Wol the Throat and
rimMl* of W#sie*t! Viper *r lnhl#4
It:roue* <# HmM> M* Ir " n ‘ *•-
rrlke. rl#.oln( ar.4 T.pofUlu* ll th# loß.m-4
•iMt Ille#4 pur'* e.noot h# r..rh#d t>f
oedl'lD# lakes Into Ih# an* •
/f rrnrhrt th* tort tpol*— ll hfnlt th* rmr
•Wuere— It oort to the trat o/ifoea##- It aeU n*
n halm ami Urntr to Ih* whntr ui/er-S'.nri ol
(fro yntl. or tmf by mail. ISOS Arch I'hiU*.
iliT Of HOPf R y MD C l l R 7
For I*l* of Hope, Mon*om*rjr. Thunder
boll Cattle Bark and Waal kind
Daily eirrpl Bun4a>*. Subject lo chano
ISLE or HOPE
l.v City for 1 o' II E l*la of Hope
(Ni min front T. ntti |klt am for Holton
7JO im from Tenth | <OU am for Tenth
*Jo am from Tenth j 700 am for Tenth
Jls am from Bolton SOO am for Tenth
10 3) am from Tenth j!0 06 am for Tenth
UOO n'n from Tenth 11 00 am for Hol'ob
1 15 pm from Hohon |II 30 am for Tenth
JJO pm from Truth | 200 pm for Tenth
130 pm from Tenth i 2 40 pm for Bolton
4b> pm from Tanlh , Ju* pro for Tenth
1M pm from Tenth 4* pm for Tenth
7JO pm from Tenth 1 700 pm for Tenth
J pm from Tenth ' kOO pm for Tenth
JSO pm from Tenth 500 pm for Tenth
10 3u pm from Tenth ;10 00 pm for Tenth
111 00 pm for Tenth
l.v rlty for U mit ry L.v Monfom#rv
*3O am from Tenth 715 am for Tenth
2JO pm from Tenth 115 pm for Tenth
ilO pm from Tenth *OO pm for Tenth
Ily lor Cat Park J,v Cattle Park
< SO am from Bolton [ 700 am for Bolton
7 SO am from Bolton j I 00 am for Bolton
100 pm from Bolton ISO pm for Bolton
210 pm from Bolton I I 00 pm for Bolton
700 pm from Bolton | 7 So pm for Bolton
100 pm from Bolton 1 (SO pm for Bolton
Car leaves Holton street Junction SSO
a. m and every thirty mlnutea thereafter
until It SO p. m
Car leave* Thunderbolt at (00 a. m. and
every thirty minute* thereafter until
12:00 midnight, for Bolton street junc
FHEIGHT AND PARCEL CAR.
This car carries trailer for pa.aenger*
on all trlpa and leave# weal aide of city
market for I*la of Hop*. Thunderbolt
and all Intermediate points at 0 00 a. ra..
1K p. m , 5 00 p. m
Leave* Isle of Hope for Thunderbolt
City Market and all Intermediate point)
at 600 a. m 11 00 a. m.. 240 p tr.
WEST END CAR.
Oar loaves west aid* of city market for
Weet End :00 a. m. and *v#ry to mlnutea
thereafter during th* day until 11:10 p. m.
Leaves West End at 6 a. m and ey
ary 00 minute- thereafter during tl* day
until 12:00 o’cloek midnight.
H M LOrTON t7#n Urr
An Open Letter
(near) Savannah, <*..
Wept. 7, 1800.
Colambla Drag Company,
Gent Irntfß-1 have hern naffer lag
with Chill* and Fever for more than
three month*. Have been aader
treatment of *evernl doctor*, tried
several ao-cnlled ( hill Tonic*, none
of which benefited me. At la*t I
tred one bottle of yoar **tth’ t hill
and Krm Tonic, and within three
dn?* I felt much better, and after
a*tna the second bottle I am glad fa
a> I ant entirely cared. I write thl*
•a that you nn> he able to laforai
other* uho may suffer and a*are
them of a rare. Very traly yoar*,
(ginned| lE\KY TOEITF.It.
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Lime, Cement and Piaster,
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Seed Oats! Seed Rye!
Texas Rust Proof Oils, Cossl-iaPed
Rye. Cow Feed, Hay. Grain, Bran and
Feeds of all kinds for slock ond poultry.
T. J. DAVIS,
Telephone S3. ll* Bjy street, west
Fruit, Produce. Grain, Etc.
m bay street. w*au
MottJhlo* and Cocaine habtta ctired pain.
Icaily In 10 to <l.y. Th. only uamn.
•**d palnlaaa euro. No euro no pay.
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locuai Orova, On
Ocean SieamsniD Go.
New Y or k, Boston
Unsurpassed cabin accommodationa. All
th* comforts of a modern hotel Blectria
lights. Unexcelled table. Tickets Include
meals and bertha aboard ship.
i’lisseagei Fires iruin SaunoalL
TO NSW VOBK-FIKBT CABIN. S.
FIRST CABIN BOUND TIUP. W. IN
TKRMF.DIATE CAllfN, *ls. INTERME
DIATE CABIN BOUND THU’, *34.
TO BOSTON FIRST CABIN. *23.
FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP. *K. IN
TERMEDIATE CABIN. *l7; INTERME
DIATE CABIN ROUND TKIP. *2*.oh
BTKKHAQK. *1! 78.
The express steamship* of thla Itna ar*
appointed to sail from Savannah. Central
<*Jth) meridian time, a* -ollows:
•AVANkAH TO SEW YORK.
OTT OF AUOUBTA. Cap! Daggett.
SATURDAY. Sept. 9 P m.
NACOOCHKK. Cupt. Smith. TUBSDAY,
Ort. 2. 11:00 n. m.
KANSAS CITY. Capt. Fisher. THURS
DAY. Oct I. 1:00 p. m.
TAI.T.AHABBKE. C.ipt. Askin*. SATUR
DAY, Oct. ti. 3:00 p m.
CITY OK AUGUSTA. Capt. Daggett.
TUKOSAY, C.-t. . r.OO p. m.
NACOOCHKK. Capt. Smith, THURSDAY.
Oct. 11. 7. p ni
KANSAS CITY. Capt. Fisher. SATTfR
DAY. Oct. 13. :0 p m.
TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Asking. TUES
DAY. Oct. 15. 1! :00 a m
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Daggett.
THURSDAY, < tot. I*. 1 00 p m.
NACOOCHKK, Capt. Smith. SATURDAY.
Oct. 20. 3:00 p. m
KANSAS CITY .Capt Fisher. TUES
DAY. Oct. 23. 4:10 p m
TALI.AHASSEK Capt. Askln*. THURS
DAY. <>■ I 25. 5 I' m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Dagg#!t,
SATURDAY, ttet 27. 7:00 p m.
NACCtOCHKK. Capt Smkh. TUESDAY,
Oct. 30. 10:00 p. m.
SEW YORK TO BO4TOJ.
CITY OF MACON. Capt Savage, FRI
DAY. Sept. . noon
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage. WED
NESDAY. Oct. 3. noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage, MON
DAY. Oct 8, noon.
CITS’ OF MACON. Capt Savage, FRI
DAY <i t 12 noon
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage. WED
NESDAY. Get. 17, noon
CITS’ OF MACON. Capt. Savage, MON
DAY. Oct 22. noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage. FRI
DAY. Oct. M I OCR.
CITY OF MACON. Capt Savage, WED
NESDAY. Oct. 31. noon.
Thla company reserve* the right to
Change It* sailing# without notice and
without liability or accountability thera
Sailings New York for Savannah Tues
days Thursday* and Saturday# sf p nv
W G. BREWER, city Ticket and Pass
enger Agent, Id? Bull street. Savannah.
E. W SMITH. Contracting Freight
Agent. Savannah. Oa
It G. THEEEVA-.T, Agent. Savannah,
WALTER HAWKINS, General Agent
Traffic Dep't. 234 W Bay street. Jack
K H. HINTON. Traffic Manager, Sa
p K LB FKVRE. Manager. New
Pier 35. North River, New York. N. Y
MER mm AND MINERS
SAVANNAH TO BALTIMORE.
Tickets on na. at company's o(fleas t*
the following ,"Uts at very low ralaa:
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J
BALTIMORE, MD BUFFALO. N T.
CHICAGO. ILL ' I.EVKI.AND, O.
HAGERSTOWN HARRISBURG. PA.
HALIFAX. N H
NIAGARA FALLS NEW YORK.
Ftia'-clasa tickets include meals and
stata room berth. Huvannah to Balltmure
Acoosnmodatlona and cuisine unequal*!.
Freight capacity unlimited; caraful han
liug and su k dispatch.
Th* -ieam-hl|*i of this company *r* #p
p*dntl IP sail from Savannah to Bsltl
more * follows (standard time):
DORCHESTER. Capt. James. SATUR
DAY. Sept. St. 9 : P- m.
TEXAS, ('apt. Kldredge, TUESDAY. Oct.
2. 12 noon.
D II MILLER. Capt. Peters. THURfI
DV. Oct. 1. 2,00 l> m
ITASCA, ('apt. Billups, SATURDAY,
Oct. 8. I:h> P m.
DORCHESTER. Capt. Humes. TUF.S
j>AY Oct- 9, ti;(0 p in
TEXAS Capt. Kldredge, THURSDAY.
Oct. 11. ktsi a. m
j>. II MILLER. Cupt Petera. SATUR
DAY. Oct. 13. 9:00 p tn
And from Kaltlmor* Tue days. Thurs
days and Saturday* at 4:00 p m
Tl ket Office. 112 Bull aiteat.
NEWCOMB COHEN. Trav. AganA.
J. J. CAROLAN, Agent.
W P. TURNER G P A
A D BTERBINS. A. T H.
3. C WHITNET. Traffic Managor
Genera! Office* Rslttmoro. Md
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