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VOTERS GETTING IN LINE.
first nti.i.Y of thk. xatioxal
r(MP4t(i\ 14 -XVXXXAH.
The Isswes Ulriwißrfl ky
i*forg* A. Wfrrfr, Jr., Hultfr C,
Itartrlrigr, Plrasnaf A. fftoanll *ul
Ulllmni W. Oiborwr-Imperialism
iiml Trnim (he Mali* Themes of the
oralorß-Mr, Oabnrnr Orrlarr*
'I ruiO in He It*** lUimhnrinnln*
!•• anil l.lknna Hr>an la Irnnld
\% lakelrted—ltrsolwttMW* Adopted
1 ndoralng Ihr *allual Tleket and
l MiigrrumHii Hsfu* K. Lester.
The At si I>*tno<?ratlc rally of the cam
tirn at the Theater last night was a suc
c* =. aolwlihsiAndlni 'tin slight Interest
wh h ha* bran displayed and the fac4 that
It wn known that the effort to *A< ure
outside sf*eakers had failed. About 400
voter* gathered and fhttred good I>mv
cratio doctrine by well-known 10. al p k
-arr. Cositdenibk rnUiuilttm waa man
Th# meeing war called to order by the
pmidMit. MaJ. J. Ferris Fann, who. with
out nny preliminaries. stated hi* regret*
at tl# failure of th# effort* to secure the
prefence of some of the prominent Pfino
cratf. HicrHi at their Inability do he
present had been received from Oof. ran
dier. Senator* Baron and Clay, arvaral
congressmen and others
"They all feel *o sure that old Chatham
!• safe for Democracy,** raid Pmldetii
C'ann, "that they •• t•• devoting their ef
fort* to counties which are uncertain.''
On the stage hc.-ldea the president were
Hon. F. G duMlgnon, Hon W. W On-
borne Mr W. C. 1 lari ridge. Mr Waring
Russell. Ur. I* A Failtgant, fleorgc A
Mercer. Jr. Esq.. Col. P. A Stovall. Col. M
W. Dixon. A B Moore. Hherlff Thomas
J Sweeny. Jam* * M Dixon. J It. Cream
er. John J Ilorrlgan, K A M Schroder,
jr. J. <l. Keller. T I Hucftall and Sec
retary K. W. Caropor.
Before introducing the speakers Presi
dent Cann made a few Introductory re
“The most prominent end mnsr consplc
uous man before *th* American people io
day," be held. "If William Jennings Bry
an (Applause I Four years ago he wron t ie
political prise by hie great speech at th
Jemocath Convention, lie met with de
feat. but not political death lie holds to
day the admiration of hie friend* arid re
spect of hi* enemies. He announced two
years ago that Imperialism would be the
Sasue of the present campaign. Hlm fore
sight has been verified and be b * been
i ho-en , l ,4 fhe fight against It Im
perialtsm mean* the unsettling of the
foundations of the inns* it tit ton. find tie
•festrin-(ton of our liberties. Bryan s elco-
Hon means It* overthrow If he |* elect
in ■ will he Pr**iden4 and no Murk Han
na will sit behind the throne and piilbtiie
Mr Cann urged that every Democrat!*'
v>;er should come to the poll* it*l mu
in* vote at the election. *o
that Chatham might retain her
proud position a* the banner
Democrat lo county of the state.
Mr George A Mercer, Jr., was first
presented Mr. Mercer said that a crista
In the affairs of the country I* at hand
A great change In the government I*
on the eve of taking place. The Repub
lican parly seeks to overthrow the prin
ciple* of the father* find lo substitute a
government with thousands of subjects
who arc not permitted lo he citizen*
Mr Mercer pt*ld a tribute to Mr. Bryan
• s open, hone-1. and straightforward. not
cnai gt-.fble Ilk- McKinley. He had even
refuse*! to ac* opt the nomination unless
certain plank* wen placid in me plat
form. Impellall*m. the speaker decland,
in- an* militarism and compulsory mi I
tary service. Every eltlsen shooll con
•lder this matter seriously before casting
fils vote. Mr. Mercer devoted some at
tention to the trusts, which he said are
levying a daily I *x upon the puhlh .
Hl* temnrks were freely applauded.
After the hand had given a f*w l*ar*
from the “Hear Spangled Banner." Presi
dent Cann Introduced Mr. Walter ('.
liarirldge a* no well known to Savannah
audience* that It was needless to give him
Mr. llartridge was received with lively
applause-, lie said lie was glad for once
to U* In a meeting of Democrat* who were
not engaged In rending each other, hut
were preparing to turn their guns upon
the common enemy.
"The Star Spangled Banner," horn
when the republic was fighting to main
tain its existence. Is being played to-day.
he said, as i. conqnerlsg strain over the
bodies of those who fall fighting for their
liberties. In M 6 the question was one of
tariff, tn IHSSI that of bimetallism, hut to
day the Isuse Is whether there shall be a
change in the fundamental principles of
the government. The Democratic, plat
form offers the only hope to the great
body of Independent voters. The Republi
can party represent* everything that Is
monopolistic, and la In favor of the cor
poration* and the trusts a* against the
people The danger of iconic I* being in
voked by the opponents of Mr. Bryan, but
even If true, would ft not lie better to face
the danger* of a panic than the contlnu
tince in power of a party which is seeking
to subvert the principle* of thl# govern
While the Republican party l talking
•bout panic, said Mr llarirdlgv It U
standing WuO.OhO day to carry rat an un
holy war. one for which there la no ex -
rtiae nave that "It pay a" the principle of
the burglar and the highwayman. "Trade
follow* the flag" I* their cry. That trade
nd the flag are not Inseparable la evi
dent for the fact that the leading custrim
era of thla country are the people of Eu
rope. but the Stars and Stripes do not
pv-rch upon European capital. The greal
eat of all arguments against thla policy.
Mr. I tart ridge said, wns that It Is wrong,
contrary to all moral principle and dan
gerous to the republic.
Mr. Hanna, he said, had declared that
there are no trusts a rat yet Mr. llan
na, who had broken Into the
Senate aa the representative of the trusts,
furnishes to-day the most remarkable
•pr tale of one man having the complete
nod exclusive control of a presidential
Mr Hartrldge declared that the Rcpub
-1 sns had no more regard for the con
stitution to-day than when they declared
1t to be a flaunting rag and a covenant
with hell and arraigned that party for
Its acts and tender,'-tee subversive of the
principle upon whltdt live government was
Mr. I’ A. Stovall responded to the call
of the president. The else of the meet
ing was u good Index of the security of
tht party and the people in thla county,
lie said The voice of the Democracy of
<' a:ham lias been a resounding one. and
often heard throughout the slate. The
ratification of the national ticket, Mr.
Btovall said, brought to mind that there
Is a stale and kval ticket to he support
ed The excellent slate ticket I* practi
cally without opposition This ought to
he a great Democratic year, the speaker
declared Pour tears ago. William J
Bryan, almost unknown, with his party
hopelessly divided end hailing from a
email Western state, carried twenty-two
hs forty-41 va states. and
received over C.OfIh.OCP. of tns
U <*.< votes cast.
Hon W. W Osborne, who we* the last
speaker. was given sn enthusiastic recep
two H* Indulged In a IMIe pleasantry at
the expense of Treasurer Waring Russell.
(Continued aa Third Page.)
f t T TIIHOI OH THK nooit.
In Attempt \% mm Made to Hob m
* i tier • Express < ar.
| An effort wa* made recently to rob a
i ftouthem Express Company ear between
charleston and Ravannah. The would-be
1 robber attempted to cut through the door
at the blind baggage end of the car A
pile of bags and other things on the In
side frustrated the effort
F.vidence of the attempt having been
I made was found upon the arrival of the
train, whi.*li wa* No 23 The hole In the
I door was found, hut the one who ha-1
I done the cutting left no due that might
| establish tils Identity. At least It I* said
there was no clue, hut the Express Com
iany authorltle* are working upon the
matter lo see If the guilt of the attempt
at robbery can be fixed upon anyone
It could not be learned that there was
any particularly valuable shipment made
by the train upon which the attempt was
made The attention of the route agent
In the car wa* not arrr-ded by any nnbe
of rutting and it was not until the train
reached Savannah that It was known that
the attempt had been made. Just wh* re
along the line the wM)ld-be robber had
tried to get in hi* work Is not known
vrOHM REEM.I.E* IIKNK.
The HUan Melnsky Kate I mie Front
tlalsrsloa on n \ iait.
Two voting ladies who were in the midst
of the (lalveston storm ore in Savannah.
They are Mis* Fiances M*-lanky and her
sister. Mia* I#ol, Mela sky, niece* of Mr
J M. Solomons, whom 4hey arc visiting t
hi* home. No 210 Taylor street, wear. The
young ladle* will probably be here for h
month or more, (luring which Interval
lheir parent*, who are now In F’l Paso,
will decide wiim city they will make their
future home They may return to Halve*-
ton. hut the young ladle* are greatly
averse to that, fearing the city may he
visited by another storm.
The Misses Melasky remained In Gal
veston through Ihe horror* that followed
lb** storm, leaving only last Friday for
Houston, whenr they c.unc. after n short
top. to Havannab. The young ladle*'
home was not destroyed or aerkouely li-
Jur*l by the wind or flood, as It did not
stand In Ihe section of the city that suf
fered tno-i severely. It was rocked by
the W'ind and wave* so that tls picture*
were shaken from the wall* arid door’,
were flashed frn th**lr hinges, but sto<Ml ]
until the storm *tib>sle*|
A graphic picture of the terror* through
which they and other survivor* passed I*
given by iff*- voting ladle*. Tl*r great dis
tress of the living wa* shared by them,
though it wa* not so acute a* they lo*4
no relative*- Home of their very dear
friends, however, were victim* of the
COI HT WILL ID: I ItoM HKD.
Over 200 Lot Owner* Summoned to
%llcur 'litis Horning.
To-day promises to hr i record breaker
in the Police Court und Recorder Jlarl
ridge will fa< e a rrnsrd which 1* likely to
exeel anything of tlie kind In his previ
ous experience in thi* court. There arc
Just 2h* enf-e* against owners, for fail
ure lo cut the weed* upon their premises
a* required hy ordinance. In wome In
stances there are a* many as half a dozen
cats* against single lot owners or agettts.
but It Is safe to say that somewhere be
tween lw and 150 individuals have re
ceived subpoena* 4.# upfH’ar In Police
four 1 thl* morning on thl* account.
There la likely to be co|isiderable con
fusion In passing ii|Kn these cases. .\
number of those summoned nave already
''ailed st the clerk's office or upon the
health officer to announce, either tint
they are not the owners or auctits of the
h t* complained of. or that the ordinance
ha- ready been complied with. One
>outig real esta e agent, who called upon
Health ‘ ffleer Brunner yesterday, assert
ed that the we-|* had been cut twice this
season upon tne lots for which he la
• !ocket*d. but ms the weeds In the grass
plats and sidewalks adjoining, which are
• hy property, sre six lo eight feet high.
It wa* not surprising that the sanitary
inspector* were unable to ascertain th*
real condition of the lots.
CITY Ml ]( El% E* 0% ER 19,000.
I)*al With 1 nloM ( nmpiiß)
• niii|i|p|i i| \ *dl*rtln y \
Th** arrant* briivr.n th* city ami
the Vnlon l>epot Company for <*?rtaiti
Inl required by the depot rompiiny for
ii* purpose* m lhe western eeetloo of the
rity. was finally r|o*r| yesterday. The
uicreementa. ifeedn iind 'ontracta were
•dirned and delivered. The matter wan
conducted by City Attorney H. B. Adame,
for the city, and Ma. k tll and An
derson for the depot company. A cheek
for vomeihtnir In **x<*ei of k.tW will 1w
handed to the Mayor thin niornttur for the
land** sold by the city to the company.
The agreement bet ween the city and
thnee Intereeted in the union depot mat
ter wan irralifted aeveral months a*o. but
the eon •summation of the deial had b*en
delayed nwaltlnfr the formation of the
t*nkn Depot Company. By the term* of
the agreement the depot cromimny in* only
aeeurea about seventeen Mc rea of lute!,
formerly the proi*rt.v of the city, hut ob
tain* the rtirht to make aeveral “hatiße* In
the street line* in the Itobertavllle section.
The eompany I* now free to proceed with
Ma plana for the erection of a union depot.
vorno nirit i r. tmikf %i*ti itr.n.
It an l)mn by a (•mllrman Who *mih
Him Take a \\ heel.
A youthful but *hrewd little thief was
arrested yesterday In the peraon of James
H Htod*lard. a white t>oy 10 year* old. who
wa* vnujcht re!-hamle<l In the act of lak
tnir a bicycle that had been left outside
of a hou*e on West Gwinnett lwt.
The yotllUSHter mounted the wheel and
rode off. but being seen by a brother of
the owner, who gave chase. the thief
abandoned his Iwoly and attempted to
make Id* escape, dodging through yard*
and by other mean* endeavoring to throw*
hi* pursuer off the tradk. He wa* tlnaily
captured at Gawton street ami turned over
to Patrolman Cronin, who sent him to
At the time of the theft the hoy had
a companion with him, who made hi* es
cape. but wan afterward captured, fttod
dard la thought to bo wanted for other
thefta of a similar nature, although he
stoutly denies that such I* the case.
Hl* case doubtless will Ih heard before
the Recorder this morning
MH all t.lvi n Nit \ ear*.
William McCall got it In the neck for six
year* In the Superior Court yesterday.
There were three clear cases of burglary
against McCall, all commuted against
separate parti** and on different dates.
He pleaded guilty to each charge and was
sentenced to two years in each case.
Our Army and >**> Heroes
depict ad on highest quality playing cards
—new designs—new eerie* TANARUS, cent* a
park In money or stamp* Address Malt-
Nutrlne Dept . Anheusar-Buach Brewing
Jim' n, St. Louif, Mo.
UiE MORNING NEW S: h HI DAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1900.
WENT AGAINST THE STATE.
PI.AST nW.M V 41.1 4TIOY 4 A
ONKtTLY KBDI C KD.
■ 1 "-
Hoard nt Arbitration a, More
From tkr , oatrollorti-nrraU Kail,
malrnf Ihr ll.afla \olno Than Tha*
omrlal Had Added In Ihr Hrlurn.
ladr hr hr Plan! >alrn—Alalr
Would Hava Hern W l.rr In Arrrpl
Ihr llrfnrnr Madr hy Ihr Hoad—Or
ri.lon of Ihr Arhllralora. W h * on.
rludrd Ihr I nar. la Flnnl—Hrrnt
Vatin, lo Ihr Flnnl *)••' Will
The #tate would have been wise to have
accepted the valuation placed upon the
Plant Hy*tem hy 14* official* ai*l returned
!to the controller general In Atlanta. The
i r-oard of arbitrator* appolnred to appraise
l the roadway of Ihe system ftnit lie* in
i Heorgm. reached a conclusion yesterday
afternoon, finding against the state.
! The difference between the valuation re.
! turned by the Plant Hyftttn and that fixed
hy the •-on*roller general, wa* 1757.14*
I it was (bought po--ible thw? the arbttra
i tots would decide to decrease the dlffer
| * r *• in the company * and the *tate‘a e
. timatc*. but none thought the result
would IF* a* it ha* been declared. The rc
' lu* tlon upon the several action* ronald-
I •rl hy the arbitrator*, amount* to be
twreen HOn.nnf) him fSfIO.OQO, so tha; tht val
uation will stand at a lower figure than
that orlgmallv returned by the l*lan:
No nccurute statement of the board**
finding can be given, a* it haw toot yet
been made up. The arbitrators agreed
ujon the amount* they regarded a*
i quit able \ ablation* upon the portion of
the Charleston and Savannah that Is In
tleorgla. the line from Savannah to Way
erns*. the portion of the Waycros*-Jack
sonville line that Is In Heorgia and upon
other *ff lions of 4he system that are in
the state These amount* aggregate be
tween and PtI.OOO.
The mileage of the Savannah. Florida
arid Western Roil way waa returned at a
valuaikai of fU.mit a mile, amounting to a
total of rj.275.77n. This valuation wa* in
created by the state to $10.00(1 per mile,
raising the total valuation to s2.ftt,2fiO. The
return of th Brunswick ami Western
was lncicifd from pi. GOO per mile to SH.-
ispi per mile, or alout SSK.fIOD. The eleven
miles of the C’hurlcHton an*l Savannah
Ballway in (teorffis wer** returned at s7s,-
10t>. or $7.01i0 per mile, which was In
creased hy th slat* to slo.nrt) per mile, or
from IT*' 100 to $113,000. The thirty-seven
mile* of line In Georgia between Wav-
rosa and Jacksonville, which were re
turned at s7.b jar mile, were also !n
--creased to SIO,OOO per mile, or ftom a total
of $250.r4l to $379,900.
No appeal can he made from the decision
of the arbitrators. It Is final. The valua
tion they place upon tin* property 1* that
Upon which taxes will Is* levied, and .
latge sun* will be *ave| by the company
that would have leen |aid out had the
v iluattnti not leen reduced. Int<*reit on
mot> of the homia can be paid with th**
It I* not for thl* year only that the
reduction stand* It is probable that it
will be accepted a* the true valuation of
the Plant Systems toadway In Georgia
lor many year*. It may thus he under
stood that n great saving to the company
will result from the decision of the urhi-
The Plant System hid been assessed
since IW9. upon the returns made by the
official* In that year there was an In
crease made by the controller general
The on many protested when another In*
rease wa* made this year, and the board
of arbitration, a re*ourao Allowed In such
• awe* by the law. was appointed. lion
Pope Barrow of At vannali. was narrv 1
to represent the Plant Bystem. While Hon
Pope Brown, member of the Railroad
Commission, was seleeted by the state
The two arbitrator* settle*! upon Judge
Roger Gamble of Ijputsville ns referee.
Two week* ago the arbitrator* and the
referee met In Savannah.
Controller General W. A. Wright and
Attorney General I*. M. Terrell were In
the city to represent the slate at the hear
ing of the case, while Mr. F. O. diilllgnon
and Mr. W. L Clay represented the rail
road. No conclusion waft reached then,
a* womc Mdditiott.il evidence was desired
by the ho ml. and Mr. Terrell wat* re
quested to file a supplementary brief. This
wa* filed, and was before the board yes
No arguments wre made during the
nneting at Mr. Harrow'* office yesterday
Messrs duHlgnon and Clay presented ad
ditional fad * and figure* that w ere askeo
by the board- At about 2 o'clock the
lsvird was sequestered. Adjournment
wa* tad a little later for dinner, which
was followed by two hours’ deliberation
in the afternoon. •
Mil KM.NT AT H %YCROSS.
Promoter* of Klghta Are Rasy Try lag
to grranaie Them.
Pete Mangle l* trying to fix up a fight
with K.d Carver. The flghtera want to
pull It off In the Opera House at Wav
croat*. where the Kid, who wa* here ti
f**w day a ago. believe* a good crowd can
ie gathered, lie thinks the manager of
the house will offer a purse. M.ingle
says he will meet the Kid at aomdhlng
like 130 pounds
Those who engineer the fights In Ba
vnnnan, arc already at work to arrang*
another for Corcoran. The talk about
matching him with Jack llanlon Is still
going on. and may result In the men being
brought together. The fight would prob
ably be crack-a-jack. There is talk,
100. of a welterweight, who 1* away up
at the top In hi* ivlas*. being brought to
Rivannnh from the North, to do what
none of the many comers hss done, put
IIOTIt MAY MM DKAD.
Falsi lleanlta of Holler Explosion at
News has been received here of th*
• leash of Mr William M. Osteen, the
young man. who. with his father, was
so badly Injured by the expioelon nf a
turpebllne slid near Pembroke, on Hept.
S3. The injuries of the senior Osteen are
also reported to he fatal. The Messiv
Osteen were prominent dngens of Bryan
county, and were well known here The
younger Osteen woe a graduate of the
State University, and was the solicitor
for th# County Court of Bryan.
GOIXU TO HE >1 Ml Mini).
Mr. Wolf'S Friend* f nngrn In lot log
Him I pon n Prosper live Event.
Mr. Joseph Wolf, manager for the Isaac
Joseph Iron Company, will leave to-mor
row for Cincinnati U|M>n a mission that Is
winning him the congratulations of his
many friends t)n o**l. in h< and Miss Ce
lls Hllh of that elty will he married They
will leave C'.nrtnantt for points tn lha
East on #helr wedding trip and will arrive
In Savannah, where their home will he. on
Tau never read of such cures elsewhere
as thoae accomplished by Hood's Sarsa
parilla. did you? It la America's Greatest
Great millinery opening next Thursday
and Friday at KrouekoffV The greatest
display over seen South.—ad.
YORK *T TWO
Jailer Falllannt ltl,rrarilrd Hrrom
mrn<la,lon • Mrrry.
J. n XfwW -A ll fonvlrtnl of lr<'rny
from llir prmon. tn Ihr Suprrtor Court
yctrrday, rl was rrntrm oj m two yrar,
tn the pvnltrnllary. York w for romr
time a molorm-n ami rondiirtor of the
4 'lty and H'lhurmrn Itellway, and wa*
later a rnrmhvr of the fwdl-'e forr, during
Mayor McDonou(h’e adminiatration. Ills
record a, a pol|erin.n aa* a eomewtral
ro. ky one. and hr- wa, dropped from the
for<- a few year* ago for eonv- art of
Wore hi* <ll*nk,*.l from the pollra
York s rourer- ha* tieen downward one
He separated from hie wife and not lon*
.i,n ant inlo trouble with the police
through trying to ideal 111* rhtldren from
hi* wife Hi* latest escapade, which In,
gotten him a sentence to the penitentiary,
was a surprise, however, even to those
who knew him.
A> < urding to the evkjenee a, submitted
In the court A. Slater. Jr., of
Hatley rame to the city last month, with
a herd of rattle, which he dlHpjeed of to
various d-ler*. At the end of hi* bar
gwlnlng he found himself with check* for
in his possession. Falling In with
York, whom he had known before, the lat
ter volunteered to go with him to the
bank to get the checks cashed On the
way down town they liad a few drinks.
Meeting Mr. Ueorge \V. owen* Y'ork,
knowing Mr. Owens, aciosted him. atid
requested him to go with himself and
Blater to a bank to Identify them In order
ttj.ll they might get the checks cashed.
Mr. Owens es.imlmsl the ( hecks.and see
ing that they were made payable to ta-ar
sr. Informed them that no Identification
was needed. Shortly aTter rushing Ihe
hecks Ihe two men again met Mr. Owens
and Slater stated that he was d<-Irotts of
►ending some money lo a party
in the country and Inquired the
Uat way of doing this. Her ng
that th. men were under the
Influence of liquor Mr. Owen* d.rected
them across the square to the egpr'S'
081. -as the nearest Place where the
money could la- wifely deposited ln*Psd
of going to the express office, however,
the two nun had more drinks, and then
marled on a carouse wht'h lususl until
hOfnftiHH* in *l'* 1 * MCDI.
Th*y aprnf lb** night tog th(T.J*t whrr*
was not brought out In the evidence, but
when dialer awoke the next morning hi*
ussier was gone. !e c hatged York with
taking It. and the latter denied It. He
then .onsultrtl with some friends, and on
their advice had Vnrk arrested The lat
ter still denied the theft. Mr A K. Nor
ton a butcher In the market, knowing
both York and Slater, went to see York
at the station house. ■ limiting him with
Ihe theft and advising him lo give up the
money a* the easiest way out of the sr
fslr York si first denied Ihe r horge. but
later went down Into his sock -tisl puce
out a roll containing IIW. which he turned
ov#r io Mr. Norton.
On the stand York testllled that he
had taken the money from Staler
because Ihe latter w drunk and because
he wsa afraid Ihe latter would l—e It.
He did not make a satisfactory explana
tion. however, .t* to why he denied me
possession of the money nr why te was
necessary to arrest and lock him up be
fore lie acknowledged It* possession, t apt
J H Johnston, treasurer of the street
ia I! wav company, and formerly president
or one of the street railway line*, testi
fied to York's good conduit while an em
ploye of hi, company.
The Jury brought In a verdict of guilty
with recommendation to Ihe mercy of the
court. Judge Kalligant. In parsing een
lance, said that he rarely disregarded th#
rr ommendatlons of Juries, but In ltd* |r
tlcular Instanre the case appeared to he
such an ugly one that he felt entirely
justified In disregarding the recommenda
tion. York * face, which had brightened
up when he heard the recomtnendwtlon of
the Jury, which he doubtless Interpreted to
mean that he would be let off with a fine,
lell When he heard the Judge* sentence
of two year*.
nix nkxt to rrnr coiht.
(barged With Aaaawlt and Battery
I |ion Two While Men.
The third successive large docket
heard Hi the Recorder's Court yesterday,
ntnrtrrn prisoners having been brought
In during the previous day and ni*ht.
The moat interesting case was Uia* of
the six negro** .ind two white men,
charged with street flghilng atiom i:
o'clock the night la-fore. The white men
. re discharged, and the negro** sent to
the City Court, four on the charge of as
sault and baltery, with the, additional
charge agatust I-en ft der Mcßride, of stah
blng not 111 hla own defense, and again*!
William Kady. of carrying n ccmceale*!
w-wi-on Another rase of eome Interest
was that of A Mart, and Ferdinand H'-mt.
white aaltore. who were found drunk lying
In the street the night before by Patrol
man Harrleon. hut wno, wnen arrested,
still had enough pugnacity left to resist
the officer. He had to use his rlub freely
before the men could he Induced 10 sub
mit to arrest. They were each given the
option of iwytng tic. or spending thirty
days In confinement.
Harry Roundfleld, a colored hoy. was ar
reated the ofternon before by Iletrrtlve
Hi ark. for having In his possession a
watch and chain, suppos'd to Is- siolen.
This supposition proved to tie well found
e*t. for on the same .lay the owner. Jerry
Hordre, notified the police of his loss of
such a watch and this morning identified
the watch as his property. The young
thief was remanded to (he City Court on
the charge of simple larceny.
To the same court was sent Idoeoln
Racine, who the -lay before had gathered
an armful of clothes from a yard on Bull
street, and run oway with them, helm;
- aplured only alter a long chase.
W. Hemphill colored, and J. W. Brent,
while, were both sent lo the City Court
on the charge of steolltig a rtdc on the
Plant Hystem car* Hemphill Is further
charged with having had a concealed
( IIII.imK.VI DAY.
AC the Tea More Friday and *star
A beautiful set of pictures will he given
away free to all purchasers of 2.1 rents
worth of lea. coffee, sugar, spires, ex
tracts, baking powder, condensed milk, or
butter, Friday and Saturday this week.
Hemember. you get your checks as usual.
The llreat Atlantic and Pacific Tea Com
pany. Its Broughton street, west. Tele
J.ast Tuesday afternoon, on easthnund
Seaboard Air I.ine train, between Seville
and Helena Iteward will la- paid for re
turn lo J. Is YVllco*. Mcßae, (la.—ad.
lale of Hope To-nluhl,
Rig dance at Isle of Hope 10-night.
Musk by Kosenrtctd Orchestra Guessing
contest for the gentlemen, the prize lielng
a box of Tom Keene cigars, donated bv
J. 8 Plnktissohn A Cos An elegant fish
supper will he served. Including diamond
hack terrapin soup. Csrs leave Tenth and
Whitaker streeta every half hour. Be
sure and eome and bring your lady
friends Kespectfully. Barbee it Bendy.—
For Over nfiy Years.
Mrs Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been
used for children teething. Ii soothe# the
chl.d. softens the gums, allays all pain
cures wind colie. and Is Hie beat remedy
for Diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a hot He.
SCHOOLS NEARLY FILLED.
hit rew virtivrini rkmain and
THK WHITE fICHOOftgS.
Nearly three Hundred and Fifty
Nn me* on the dniirrlntendr nt‘*
WnlltNgf l.lal—The ( olored srhml
111 D-d—T-da y the !*■! for the I*-
■ue of i nrd* of %dml**lon—-Nui>er-
Inlendent Will Meet Ihe Teneher*
Only a few rrm.iin In Ihe
while puhltr ti hool* of the city, and It l*
probable that all will Ik* tilled to-day
<"arla of admliilon were granted yester
day at Chatham Academy to the aeveral
arhool*. letween 15*1 and 175 children re
crivlng them A* there were but JOH va
cancle* when the prlripala began upon
ihclr day's work of Ixnutng card* to ai|>ll*
• ants, it may be i*n<l< rMuod that but few
The remaining vacanlcea chance to be
in the achrol* having either the email or
least thk kly |*>pulaled dietrtets or In the
higher grade*, for which there are not
m> manv applicant* a* for the lower one-*
It I* for this reason that th**r* are many
nuriK* on the waiting
list. The list lear* the name* of chlllren
who cMimot now be given pia e* in the
gtadeh and school* they dexlre to enter.
On the waiting 11*4 are 34a name*, mop
ihan were ever on It lefore. Other* will
be ad*i<l to It to-day, and It It* probable
that It w*l!l grow until next Tue(U\.
when. 4he opening day twiving pae>*“d. th**
NU|>erinienlent will probably have dis
covered vacancies mat may he filled,
thereby put ting ?*ome of tha children upon
hi* Hat in the school*.
9upt. A-hinore commend* the WiMlting
list the parent*. - hildren may
•tot be able to And the p.aces for their
children that they dealre. ae vacancies
are constant I > <x furring during term,
and thoe whose name* appear upon the
II*: wre given 4he preference when the
v.f an< le are tn *e filled
The colored *<*hool* have been filled
Cards of admission were issued yesterday
from the Atuierron ihe 1 niffy Htreet
Hclwxoi*. and the dnv before from the Wot
Broad and East Broad Htreet B<rhoola.
The colored *• hool* .re t *x‘'l 4o their
utmost capacity every year, and It t*
taken a* a matter of course, that there
will le no vacancies In them
Thl* I* the last day for the Issuance
of cards. From 9 until 1 o'clock the prin
cipal* and (he city physicians will be at
the at aderny to receive appd- ants and
examine rhm for mark* of vat*clnation
and to determine their qunllth atlons for
admittance to the schools. Il Is probable
there will not he a vacant place In nv
ot the s hoois h\ 1 o'clock to-day
To-morrow morning at Chatham Acad
emy Bupt. Ashmore will meet the tea< h
ci of ihe city *choo!a. spending an hour
in giving instructions for the op*nitig on
Monday. The next hour he will spend
with the teachers of the country school*,
who have ken notified to Ik* present. At
12 o’i'.s’k, at one of the colored schools,
ue will meet the teacher* of those m hooD
NATAL. Ho %It 14 to MlliT.
Fate* of Port H%nl Naval Wfatlon
Will *rn He Hrcidrd.
Mr. William IV Waterhouse of Beaufort,
secretary of the Naval R ation Committee,
arrived In Ravannah last n'.ght and will
probably spend part of to-day In the In
terest of the Port Royal naval station
movement. The Naval Board will meet
wdthln the next ten davs, Mr. Waterhouse
ha* been informed, and will settle defi
nitely the (oration of the station. Ad
miral Sumner ha* !>een notified to he In
readiness to appear before tha board
when It meets.
Mr. Waterhouse will raft nn Acting
Mayor Tledcmnn this morning with the
view* to seeing what can be done here to
ward* keeping the station at Port Royal.
When the matter of the present location
of fhe **ation a* a mean* of defense both
to Savannah and Charleston was dis
cussed recently. Mayor Mycr* decided to
*Plolnt a committee to take up 4tie ques
tion In connection with the deep wafer
movement. The committee has not yet
been appointed, however. In view of the
near approach of the Naval Board meet
ing the matter may be taken up. Mayor
Myers t* In New York, hut 1* expected
hack In bc next f**w days. It Is hardly
likely that anything will be done until his
BAI K FROM \F.WFOI MH.WO.
Dr. J. ft. Aan starter AAIII Have
Mori*-* of l.onlloa to Tell.
Dr J G.->Van Marirr was among the
passengers on the steamship City of Au
gusta. which was scheduled to arrive last
night from New York, hut had not p)i:
In an appearance at an early hour this
morning. Dr. Van Marler has been away
from Savannah for never.il weeks upon a
s|K>rtlng trip, he. Rev. Chailes H. Strong,
rector of St. John's Church, and Mr. F
C. Haney having gone lo New found In ltd
for i try at the lug game of that region.
Dr Van Marter's Blende will doubtless
he Interested In the stories he will have
to tell them of the experiences of Ills par
ty In the Northern wilds. The storm
that struck them In the great forest wtl!
doubtless furnish matters of Interest upon
which he m.iy dwell.
CHANGED TIIK AW AHD.
Garlunkel A Hons \A 111 Furnlah Fire
The Police Committee did not award Ihe
bids tor |*oliee winter uniforms yesterday.
The Fire Committee, however, mode a
change In It* award of Ihe firemen's uni-,
forms, Ihe contract for the shins being
given to Garfunkcl it Hons, their hid be
ing CMS! 1 - per garment, as against H. the
hid of Mr Peter*, to whom Ihe contract
(or the sulls was awarded. Il was also
the opinion of Ihe expert called In to ad
vise the committee that the material of
Ihe garment submitted by Garfunkel i-
Hons was superior. This dots not Inter
fere with the main contract secured hy
Mr. Peters, however.
Title SPHERE F WOMAN.
Debated by the W elisterian Society
The Websterlan Sorlety met lost night
at No 301 Park avenue, west, arid debated
the question. "Resolved, that woman .in
entering business ami political competition
with men. lose* her Influence for good.''
The affirmative wa* debated hy Messrs
J. K Fulton. Jr . and H N. Gasan, and
the negative by Messrs. \V. B. Hpann. Jr.,
and J. W. Hohenstein. The detail# was
decided In favor of the affirmative Tin
society will meet next week at Ihe horn,
ot Mr. K. H Abrahams.
Exhibition ot Millinery.
Next Thursday and Friday the grandest
display of millinery ever seen will be seen
M Krouskoff'e —ad.
Ttinnaond* of Itch* People
Have been cured quickly by Tetterlne It
cures any form of akin disease Mrs. M.
E. La t timer. Biloxi. Misa. had an iteny
breaking out on hor skin She sands I.
for two boxes pea paid to tha manufac
turer. J. T. Bhurptrlne. Bsvannah. Os.,
and writes. "Tt erine Is the only thing
that gives me relief '' Send 40 cents In
stamps for a box If your dtuggtot dooan'l
kece IL —ad.
ADLER** MILLINERY OPE* I TO.
The fall opening of Deopoid Adler waa
one of the most au ee**ful the great house
has ever made. A more gorgeous array
of hat* haa never been seen here.
All day long the big store was thronged
with ladies. They arrived early and staid
The new boas and collarettes In bronae
and grays are rich and reflect credit upon
Miss Ma< kensle t who presides over this
deportment. The fall hats are all pretty.
The shapes are much more atrtklng than
they w**re a year ago and the particular
selection* nt Adler's seem to have com
bined every single creation which Is. and
which approaches the best and most novel.
This depart men t w ore a pleasing attire
yesterday. It waa beautifully festooned
with greens and the arrangement of the
gorgeous headwear wa* artistic. There
was a grand display In the ehlrtw*alst de
partment. The latest patterns and the
most prevailing colors were shown in
shirtwaist*. Some very fine material,
made in lavish style were on exhibition.
The tailor-made suit* were very attract
ive. M*ny different style* and many dif
ferent fabric* were shown The display
of rainy-day skirts and golf suit* was
line. These were the specwl selection* of
Mr Adler. He looked over them, admit
♦ and them and when he brought them to
Ravannah the ladle* agreed that they
w re the very heat things they had seen.
In the department of evening good* a
fine array of all kinds of fabrics was
made. Embroidered chiffon* of exquisite
designs, rich appliques, gilt trimming, re
naissance a I lovers, novel creation* in col
larettes beautiful silk nd flannel ap
pliqucd robes were shown. Mr. Fantl pre
aide* over the department of the real lace
and It goe* without saying that he ha* no
equal In Judging what la perfectly splen
did In thl* department. He ha* shown
some lovely creations and ths department
Is on* of the most |opular in the store.
In the dress goods department
a handsome display was made.
The fabrics are of the very latest pat
tern*. Rome rich lace dresses arc shown.
In the gent's furnishing department, par
ticular care ha* been bellowed and a* a
result It has become very iopuiar. The
o-'hnol suits for boys are particularly at
tractive The fall suits for men are of the
latcwt patterns and are all made lo order
for the department store.
In the furniture department some of
the flnsst design* in oak. walnut, maple
cherry and mahogany are shown. Btautl
ful chairs, pretty taides, elegant bed
room suite were artistically arranged and
were well shown. Mr. Adler was ably
assisted in the opening yesterday by his
aide corps of men and women who pre
side over the different counters. Mr
Joseph O'Connell. Mr. Adler's manager,
one of the best-known department men
in the South, has contributed largely to
nmke the openings popular and eminently
The grent store is thoroughly modern
It 1* provided with e leva tor* run
hy electricity; it Is lighted by
both gas and electricity and is
the only department store. In the true
fcnse. In Georgia. Each department man-*
ages Its affair* separately.
The mail order bust neap of Mr Adlers
great store ha* attained mammoth pro
portions. People who read of the unheard
of bargains, and who are not able to
come to Ravannah to personally make *e
lec'ion*. hii taking advantage of the mall*
and by the lita-ra! fair treatment which
I* accorded them and the strict attention
given their older*, they do not hesitate
io place them, trusting to the past record
of the hou.-e to pF*** them. In this they
never seem to he mistaken —ad.
Half Hate to Mnros
The Central of Georgia Railway
Macon Street Fglr.
Ticket* on sale from all points In Oeor
gla. Bept 23-2s. Inclusive, and for trains
scheduled to arrive Macon forenoon.
Sept 29 Final limit Oct. 1, 1900
Ticket office iff? Bull street and Central
passenger station —ad.
Last Nnnday Excursion to Bruns
Will leave Ravannah, via the riant Rys
tcm. Sunday, B*pt. 30; train leaves Savan
nah 5.20 a. m.; returning leaves Brunswick
9 Of, p. m. Tickets SI.OO for the round trip,
Exhibition of Millinery.
Next Thursday and Friday the grandest
display of millinery ever seen will be seen
a Krouskoff's —ad.
t lose of the F.xe-oraloo Heaaaa.
The Plant System Sumlay excursions to
Charleston and Brunswick will be dlscon
linued after Hundny. Hept 30 Tickets
sold to both point* at rate of II *lO for the
round trip, limited to date of sale —ad.
.A Del;el**s Smoke,
The Herbert Spencer Is an elegant cigar
and Is truly a delightful enjoyment to
Inhale the fumes of this fine tobacco; It
Is evhilaratlug and dellcloua
See that the name uf Herbert Spencer
U 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 50. an( j
Perfect**#. *4 50 at Uppman Broa.. whole
sale druggists. Barnard and Congress
streets, of this city.—ad.
Sunday. Hept. noth.
Is the last day for the Sunday excursions
in Charleston. Ticket* on sale for train
leaving Savannah :20 a. m., good lo return
on train leaving Charleston ai *:00 p. m.
or 11:14 p. m.. Sundays, at late of 11 oo tor
the round trip. Chair cars 50 cents extra
Great millinery opening next Thursday
und Friday at Krourkoff's. The greaiesl
display ever seen South.—ad.
"Oraybeord ls a family medlcln# with
os." so and a prominent buatnea* man yea
terday. My wile taxes It, and I Ouilce
•to* l enjoying b. 'lei health than for
years. The children keep well bj taking
Oraybeord may be obtained at oil drug
•tore* or write to us for It. Reapeaa Drug
Cos., sole pr pa.. Savannah. Oa.-od.
Tevoa llnrrieaor Kxtro.
The current numhers of Issue's Weekly
and Harper's Weekly contain full Illus
trated accounts of Ihe lale Galveston
storm Price 10 cents. For aa eat Ka
mi's News Depot, No. *4 Bull street. 8#
Georgia f.rapr Jolrr. 1
This splendid Georgia Concord Grape
Juice la dlapenee*! free for the purpose of
Introducing the elegant Georgia Grape
Jules ai Conlda's. Bull street, between
Y olk and Oglethorpe avenue. Wholesa ••
agents. I.ppnun Bros.. Wholesale Drug
gists, Savannah. Ga.-ad
“It Cared Mr.”
"Oraybeard broke up rheumatlam on
me. aays Mr. Chaa Thoms*, the Jew
eler on Whitaker etrert. "And put me In
better health than I have enjoyed In a
lon* time. " m a
Taka Graybeard Pills for that dizzy
feeling—Lost appetite, and follow n uo
With a bottle of Oraybeard. It la all you
need Be,peat Drug Cos. sole props
Savannah. Ga—ad. v*op..
Panldlng'. Pippin Cider.
This celebrated pure, apple Juice elder
made In Long Island, can be had In pint
TurT*" I’ 0 " I :*' d,r ' C ' ,rom ,h * manufac- ,
***,!' th,|r own stamp, at Mppman
Brother*. Druggist*. Bavannah, Oa.-wd.
of prrehasing a Stove or
Range until you inspect
our line and learn our
ROYAL MAGIC RANGE,
embrace all the up-to
date improvements and
we sell them at so close a
margin over original cost
that our competitors are
not in it. Conie see us.
selling bicycles at end
of-the-season prices. Let
us show you our line and
quote our prices and
loitfst style, near cat design, fpc la! a*.’
of these beautiful set* at
X\> hav* all the IIKBT THINUB In out
line. anO WE 00. WE IKj. BELL.
CHEAPER than oiher people.
Call here ami thi# fact will be easily
G. W. Allen & Cos.,
State mod Barnard Street*
ns toil's sons
11.1 llroagton (Greet, West.
PC BOOLS AND COLLEGES.
TUB 511 mill PItBPAR ATIIRY
*f HOfll.. MILITARY.
Ormonfl B. Htronf? (Cornell). Head
A ai hool wlidfc ln*li ix’ior* are unlver
lt> f.imlllMr with nwiern methol”.
and rron who have <l*'!i*>ihmrated thHr
Htieeeea *s le n her* In boy* (or
< o|bgeafitl buelnew*. A wehool whon* diplo
ma is ccorptal In lieu of examination by
many rollenee, and whoae
ha* the highe*! eidor*emenL by ihe prepl
lent* of Cornell and of the Cnlverelty of
(*alifornl.i. A echool whoee dlreetor* ar<*
simons the mo*t prominent men of th~
•tiitf. A *chool where your boy would
receive pereonal Mtfervl*lon and #rs
rouraicemenl; wrhere h** could obtain a
thorough and eyatemallr training In body
and mind; where ho could prepare hi*
l*nn* for the next day under an In
structor-* rare In the afternoon Juet a* h*-
would at the he*t Itoardlnir achoola. and
where you would have no worry ebout
hi* aaeociatew. A GROWING SCHOOL.
Morton's School for Boys.
Tha fifteenth session of Ihla school
which la the la~geat aixt best oqulpped
private school in thla city, commence*
Oct. 1. Thorough Instruction In All de
partments. Students from this school en
ter Ihe State University on Principal •
certificate without entrance examination*
flperlal instruction for those wishing
lo enter the U. S. Acodemles.
For catalogue* or other Information ad
dres*. J. R. MORTON. M A.
13-17 Macon street, east. Principal
EPISCOPAL mhim SCHOOL,
l> M BLACKFORD. M. A . Principal
For Boye. Three mllea from Alezandr.a,
Vg, and eight from Waahlngton. D.
C. The (Cd year o|>en> Sept. X. 1900. Cata
logue seni on application to the principal
GEORGIA HEED RY’E
HOI TIIKHN HEED RYU
TEXAS RED R P. OATS.
hay. grain, flour, feed.
FRUITS and VEGETABLE*.
CHEESE. BEANS. TEAS
w. D SIMKINS & CO.
JOHN Go BUTLER,
Palnt*. Oil* and Olaaa. Sash. Doors, Blind*
and Builders' Supplies, Plain and Decora
tlve Wall Paper. Foreign and DomeeiC
Omenta, l/m*. Plaster and Hair. Fc'*
Agent for Aheatlne Cold Water Point
*> Congress etreet. west, and 19 St. Julian