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Sjedal Notices—N*rvoue Dyspeptli and
Riadder Trouble* Cured by Suwanee
•Sprtr-g.- Water, 4 *>|*rtner*hlp Notice,
.iohnion. Moore Ar t'o.; Ship Notice,
tltrai'han a Cos. <’on* time***, Utnc,
Cement, Piaster, Andrew Hanley Com
pany; Wail Paper. Pale r 11 auxin*. Havau
nali Hull ling Supply < <mp.ir y. Savannah
Ltctun* Cuurve, <v*t. 16, L*‘\an' Cafe.
tlualnesM Notices—K At W laiundry.
Beers—Black end Tat). Anhctiser-Buach
liLcult. Etc.—The National Biscuit
Cleveland Bicycles—Wm & H. H. Bal
Fumigating Furnace—McGuire's Porta
ble Fumlgulng Furnace.
Proposal*— Sale of l\ 8 Vessels Nan*
t nekni arul Cheyenne.
Amuaecunts— Robert Downing at Thea
ter, Matinee and Night, Oct. Ik.
Medical—llcMtrtter'a Btomarh Ritters;
I load's Pills; Castor la*. Ayer’s Pills, More
ford’. Acid Phosphate. Dr. Hathaway
Cheap Column Advertisements—^Help
V**antel; Employment Wanted; For Rent.
For Male; leO*t; Personal. Miscellaneous.
I In- \V *‘mtier.
The Indications for Georgia to-day or*
for fair weatfeer, with light, variable
winds; and for Eastern Florida, gen* rally
fair weather, except rain In ektreme !**ulh.
*rn portion, with light, variable wln<H
r r •
Cot Bryan is beginning to g**t at the
heart of Ohio. He Is finding inure Mon*
itetts as he progrreae* through the state.
The walking cam* Is the latest fad for
the .-manly dre--d young woman. New
danger*, it appears, or** constantly be
setting the one-time sterner sea.
Gov. Kooaeveli 1* learning som* thing
a >out the statue In Kentucky lie tuts
found, to far as he has Imho, that It la
ivot exactly * Roosevelt state The Re
publicans, nevertheless, have the audacity
to claim that tiu- blue Grass state Is in
the doubtful column.
Former **nthu.*daati* udmlnistration cr
gaue are now dubbing President McKin
ley the "leeser evil." and that Is the only
ground on which they continue*. In :i half
hearted way. to support him They will
find before they have gone much further
that they can. with good grace, substitute
the adjective "only" In place of *'lssuer."
Of course former Gov. U-ury of Guam is
n Imperialist. Why should In* not b*- As
one of th** bencfldurle* of the adminlstru
tloo. and having experienced the* enjoys
manl of absolute authority over one of
our Utile prtncipalttltx*. then Is nothing
left for him to do but swullmw the whole
The repontment aroused In W ishlfigton
by the attack of Thomas Nelson Page
upon the society of Newpor* and high
society in general. Is said to hive caused
the noted author and hi.** family to aban
don their social plans for the winter and
to prepun* for a European tour. The au
thor a friers is deny the report. The
chances are that neither Mr. Page nor
high society are finnding any sleepless
lights on account of the .iffair
A cablegram front Lsrndon says a dis
patch front Rome a! a tew that a* cording
to advkts from St Petersburg informa
tion contained In a dispatch (torn t'he
F*ao. coming by way of Shanghai at which
Pekin. probably by Jlnriksha from Hhen
SI. was to the effect that the Empress
I.kiwmk* rof China Is dead Well. It I* her
turn now since Emperor Kwang llu has
been doii.g all the dying for the royal
family for the last two or three years.
The striking coal miners have demand
ed very' little more In their count cr-prop
oMttoti to the operator* than what ban
already been off* rtl them, and they' have
akud for arbitration to cettle the differ
ence in the* proposal*. As arbitration with
their employes mi individual has alre ady*
been offered by the operators, and the
miners have not chmarakd a recognition
of their union, there P no apparent reason
now why th** coal strike In Pennsylvania
should t.ot b* brougnt to a ape*dy M'ttle*
Republican papers that are disposed to
be fair, are making no effort to cone a
the fact that ex-President Harrison's re
fusal to go on the stump for McKinley
ts agitating th** Republican leadr* of
Indiana io no small axten*. They *re in
thla (he toss of much of the imJetminat<
vote In thAt state on which they had
counted in th* t-ndsavor to hod the state
for McKinley. Many Indtanlans cannot
assent to Ihe Presidents attitude on the
Poru Rican tariff and other quest tons re
lating to "our ooionle*." p in evident
the RopubiioMits in Indiana have seen lue
mi th wall.
% v;w % itoii rioytiiAT.
The probability that Pongress will tsk*
Up <nd pars a n* w congressional >ipi<h
i:onmnt bill during Hie coming winter
- kH'lng ril*i nssetl at Wuthkntflon. I’tuh r
th** present npportlonmint ther* la
repr.ei.tatlve to each 1T3,t01 of popu
lation according to the i nsus of lib 1 To
* vuitlnu* the pr*• -*ill basis, assuming the
new < • nsu • to show a to* | of
7*. 'Ohui, would I- to muk* a Ho-js*- of
•bout TT members A body of j h fin*
w<iiUl Im- too larg*' aitd unwieldy, hence
It Is believed the basis for m representative
will Ih ln r i*d tj about 2ttotio of i-0p..-
lation. This e uuM give a House ol iiM
hkitiic tltr.e ago tht* Louis Republic
published a isti'i )• ho wing what the up
i orttonmert wool I b* i*l lng the f**t *1
*t pol ll.ilion at 7*i.otr* *m, and the basis
lira repr* (H-nfatlvt ut of popula
tion TTds table, giving previous appor
tion in* ut*. ,s its follows.
jJS||( | 1 | |
HTATEb Siiii itSiS
Main. t rTTTTTTI
N H ... i 4 i t :t . . I 2 4
Mm. . 17 13 U 10 11 10 11 U 13 14
M. litl.l ..*3*3333723
V. rniont 0*43*33232
N Y'K .. 17 34 4.1 34 33 31 33 34 21 *>
i*onn. .. . 7 0 0 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
N J y .... 0 * 053&77H9
Ftfiina. ...1*Ma24*342728*0 32
l)*l. . ... 111111111,1
Va a t* 21 U 13 11 9 10 M 11
N. C. 12 13 13 V H 7 X V 9
t*.C7 b 4 5 7 7 7
(la ..4 7 s k 7 9 10 11 13
ky l2 13 !u 10 lO 11 11 11
Tend. 3 l3 11 10 k 10 10 10 10
Ohio 14 1 21 21 1 3) 21 21 22
I ni ....... .. 33 4 4 5 0 0 K 0
li.U 3 7 10 11 11 13 13 13 13
111. . 1 3 7 U 14 1* 20 X' 24
All 2 6 7 7 S M a 10
Mo . 1 2 & 7 9 13 14 16 10
Ark 1 2 3 4 6 0 7
Mirh 3 4 6 a 11 13 13
FU. 1 1 3 2 2 2
tow. 2 0 9 11 11 12
T-ia* 2 4 0 11 13 14
''at 33 4 7
Minn 2 3 6 7 k
Or* ‘1 1 1 3 4
K*i 1 3 7 k 9
W. Va 33 4 4 4
N.v 1 1 1 1 1
N*b, 113 0 6
Col 11 2 2
H l> 3 2
N IJ 11
Mom ~ 1 l
I.la ho 1 1
Wyo 1 1
""Total Ml 212 240 as 254 241258 135 3'.7 ill
A< ronling tu thl* • !>'.# th n iln* wru!<l
b* an follow* M.i'ii(hui**tt 1. N v w
York 2, New Jerxey 1. Penmylvanlt 2.
Virginia 1, OvorgU 1. Ohio 1. HUnoin 2.
Alabama 1, Mtaxourl 1, Arkansas 1. Mich
igan 1. loan 1. TANARUS Uh 1, WiHoiuiln 1. Cal
ifornia 1. Mir.nt-Mjia 1, OrgfKXi 1. Kannaa
1, Washington 1 ami Ft.ih 1. It (has ap
pears that th* K*ft-rn Hiafta wouM gam
*lx nw im mlri'ni, ih<* H<utheni Mate* mt.
ami the* Wtiirm state* lw*lv*. Georgia
l* n* of iho Mat** 'rtvllt*l with an i*d
ditiofial Th<p < u!rulation,
of roun**. L built upon what 1* largely
gut.* work, but vtiiic It |* now known that
•he total imputation will rloaely approx
imate th figure* u*ri for thf calculation
the fable beomr. of lntrr*i.
When th#* ap| orllonm- nf bill come* be
fore Fongre** it I** pinbrtble that an effort
will t* made In Hepublican quarter* to
reduce th** r<*rre*ent.illon of certain
Southern stale*, making as fh#* but!* for
apportionment the number of qualified
voter* In tho* *tatr inuti ad of the num
ber of population Any such law a* that
would, of course, oertotialy reduce the
repr**entdtion of Igouletana. Mlsl*kiql.
North ('urolina ami South ('arollna. where
law* have been enacted that disqualify
. ctinaiderabl* number of colored volar*.
Th ak'htme I* Hcetioi.al and pariioan. it
will b** ably fought, and ll may he doubt
ed that It will Im- Mice***fol; nevertheless
It ha* the support cl many of the Be
publican !ea#iis who atand close to the
administration. Meanwhile the im.-MMl
tty of the con m mat ion of this proposed
robinry of the South of her Just propor
tion of power in the legislation of the
t'ounfry ami voice in the selection of
rreoklenta, 1* a menace which should nut
THE USN Of I'OHTO Hll 11.
El-Gov. I’nttlaon of Pennsylvania has
rei’inlly roncludH a lour of f*orto Rico,
where he ha* been studying the results
of our "benevolimt assimilation" under the
Republican substitute for "plain duty."
tie regards our domination or (he Island
as being so far "a sequence of failures."
"The Island," he said to Phllmtelphta
Ttme* reporter, "la to-day nothing more
(lain a wilderness of poverty and misery
In the Inttulor of the Island thousands ate
actually starving to death Whole vil
lages are being depopulated. The gr> attwt
Industries of the eountry are simply at a
standstill. the coffee and tobacco fields
are deserted because the people have not
the strength to work them and cannot ob
tain th food necessary for their susten
ance. The only Industry that has survived
the period of distress Is the sugar crop,
which will be exceptionally line this year.
There !> some small consolation In that
He found poverty and mendicancy on
every hand What Is the cause of this con
dition of affairs In a tropical, fruitful Isl
and. where plenty should prevail? "Tho
real cause,” says the ej-Oavemor. "Is
that the Inhabitants want, and must have,
acme dctlnltc knowledge of-the manner In
which they are to be governed Another
reason Is this Nearly nil the plantations
have always been operated on tmrrowei
capital The proprietor mortgaged his
land for money with will h to operate it.
When there was a market for his products
he could pay the Interest on his mortgage
and still have a profit. If he did not pay
the mortgage was foreelos<sl, and the
plantation again let out. Then when Gen
Henry cam* and suspended all fore
closures. every cap.tails! held lightly to
what money he had If he could not fore
close his mortgage he could not enforce
payment of Interests, and. consequently,
everything came to a standstill The lend
ers cannot collect, the borrower# cannot
pay, the penniless owners cannot lie re
placed by new owners, and so the poorer
classes can do nothing hut starve
"Rut the main reason Is that of gov
ernment Home definite announcement
must be made at once by the administra
tion. as the people sre getting more bitter
every day In regard to the fine promises
which wore made at the time of the Isl
and'# conquest and the manner In which
those promises have been fulfilled, it Is
ridiculous to say that the natives arc ry
THE MORNING NEWS: MONDAY,' OCTOBER 1.5. 1900.
i <-ap*bt* of wlf-aovrrnm-nt. Ju*t oio In
i nanre will x.r-v* h. In (hr Provlnrr
j of A.ljontar, a canvao, nhowr<l (hat out
lof pn|>ulatlon of 13'. mnrr than 70 prr
< *o.t. (hr nrcniarf qualinra
i Horn. f voirra. whl< li la a vary gratify
| itik wvrraa*', lndt'rd. H. lf-aovrrnmrnl or
■ incorporation ur a atatr la what l*wtt
1(1’o rnu-t have '*
Under the rule of Hiwln. notwtthatand
| in* the alleKed tyranny and the heavy
tun. the Porto Itiean bnd*<t almoat tn
vurUbly ahowed a surplua The propi
were fairly |*rorf> roue and r.aaonahly
happy t'mler Amerl. an rule. If ea-Oov.
Patllaon'a view, ir<' .’orrect. the p*rople
are mlaerahlr. and the government dotlolt
I, very heavy. Thl* American colony Is
not a et. tn ink ample
I M* 44411(4% (III.IC KI.FI'HU:.
The North h.ie r. irfah’l llberalty 4o
•trl. ken a cry for help. The
.-Ity of New York alone ha oontrlbulod
nu.re than *mn,■> lo the relief fund Thai
tlalYenton tippr.- latca thla yeneroaliy la
mvl- [■!.ln |n a recent elpr*eeton of (lor,
layers of Texan After a meetti.*
of t .. burim men of t.alvexton, tlo.
Si yen. e. nt teleyram to N’.w York
I want you to lake thla mens ie fr.an
me. u> (eov. rtM.r A- loruc ax we live,
u- lonir ae our children live, and a lon
ns our children * children live, never will
we forget your kin.Jnee.H arid the conft
drnce you rnjKixe In the petplt of (lal
There I* w .rnv-hearted, xlnrere itmtllude
it. tlw. in. -• ige. and H voice* the eentl
memx of the tw-nefl. .arlc* of the contribu
tion*. Hot how t* tlte exprevlon re*
eeiv.xl In Ihe North* It t mtter of
much regret Ao note that there tire some
Internet a in New York that think they
‘lalit to get a return |n dollar* and cents
lor Ihdr "charity “ The Marine Jour
>Ml lx nvltkntly no organ of thexe tieineh
mtereet*. In It* laeue of Oct. 4. It lava
xtre** tlpntt the goodnex* of the North
townrd* the South in of dleaaier.
. mphaelxing the fact that the North hos
locoed It* purxn-ofrtnaa for the heneflt
of . l.i I vex ton in dlxtreex. <'omm*ntlng
cn thl* I* xayx:
Poe* the Mouth fairly reallie thl* an.l
meet It In a perfect xplrlt of fraternity*
1-rt ux take the attitude of tlte South,
nnd t.alveeton in particular, on the xhlp
plng hill The North l deeply Inter
extel In thl* treasure It t. undtntbtedly.
a flier that a mijority of the
believe that It will be of great lieneflt to
. otnmrice and help many line* of Indue
try otitklde of xhltibulldlng Ilut there
hardly noie of evmpathy with thle
prox>ee<l teglxlatlon anywhere In tho
South New Orlean* otipoae* It. Oalvex
lon oppoeex It. and ao It goex But for
the lark of help from the Mouth the
shipping bill would surely hove been pa*-
ed by emigre** I .** winter. An estimate
of force ahotvid the danger of gotng
to it vote with the bill, and xo it went
It I* Imporelblo to conceive of any more
unworthy nnd n irrow-mtnded exhibition
of Kelflxhrwwe The xhlpptng bill, (the
Hanna-Payne ahlp xulately bill), ix oppose.)
b\ the Hoxith. Inclieling Oalveoton. Mien
principle. It doee not Iwlleve that Con
grexa hon the right to take the people'*
money out of the treasury and give It to
u favored few oorporatlonx and Individ
ual*. upon the epecloux plea of "footenng
an infant lnduatry." 14 doe* not believe
in xprcMl privilege*, even to the mm\ed
Interextx. it .lo*-* not believe In taxing
the people for the xtill further enriching
of wealthy it.amxhip cor|inrntlon It
tkien no* h* Hove In government grutultl**.
morn eepeclally where rxme are needed
If tho North had .-ontrthuttd It* money
lor the relief of tialvianon In the hope or
expectation of bribing Oalveaton arxl the
Mouth to forego their prlnelpie* and nmoth
er their oon*.-lenee*. w would have been
letter had the North kept ll'x eaxh In tt'a
XMirxe. However, we do not believe any
thing of the kind of the North. We pre
fer to he.llcvo that the North has given
Irom the purest and most .11*1 ntcreel.*)
motlvmt. without thought of return. That
being the cane. 4he Marine Journal'll ex
prexrion .* reprexentatlve of nothing
*.ve a email coterie of nelfloh jn-r**.n*.
who hoi>e to get their linger* Into the
public tre*ury. ar.d axe >ngry la.xnixe
the Mouth poxltlvelv and abxolutely de
clines to aid them In fhelr purpose.
tiKN. KVA** TO HF7I IHK.
Gen. Clement A Evan*, eomnvindsr-ln
ehltf of tho Georgia Division, I'nltrd
Confederate Veterans, has Issued a elr
eul.ir to the comrades In the division no
tifying them of hla Intention and desire
to turn over the command to
some other comrade on the occas
ion of the coming reunion In Augusta
Gen. Evans feels that ha should retire
after ten years of active work as <orn
mander-ln-chlef, though he announces It
as his purpose to occupy with the other
i omr.itles. "other fields of usefulness In
our work, until time shall release us from
our Confederate obligations" He gave
this notice far In advance of the reunion
that each camp might have full oppor
tunity to consider whom It would desire
to elevate to this position of distinction
and honor when the time for the election
trrlves. Georgia veterans will deeply re
gret this determination of Orn. Evan*,
for they appreciate to the fullest extent
what has been accomplished under his
a Imlnlstrallon of the command The
Georgia Division has grown and prospered
until. Icvfrad of twenty. It now numbers
m cnmi Tex i- alone excels llßtn num
bers and as Gen. Evans rays, none can
surpass It In efficiency. The veterans re
alise and will recognUe the debt they owe
to Gen. Evans for his active snd promi
nent part In the accomplishment of this
Senator Hanna Is using a man of straw
to explain away his utterance about the
non-existence of trusts "A true* Is
combine," eaal the senates- In t'hlragn
the other day, "In which the sliarenolder
Is given a certificate mid has no voice
in the management. We all know that
no such combination exists In this coun
try " In the first place, as tten.itor Han
nu must know, that Is not the true ac
ceptation of the term true*, and even If
It were It Is well known there ore few
i-omblncs of the trust kind in the country
In which the majority stockholders do
no* do nLJ the squeexlng tin y have an
There Is a chance- for several more for
tunes In the Georgia peach, and some per
sons are preparing to lake advantage of
It A million more trees will be put out
this fall, but that number could he dupli
cated every year for ten years without
'(auger of over-stocking the market. Th
orchard men are rapidly learning how to
uee the surplus crop to the best advan
tage by t(ie erection of ounraroua cauniag
Thsr* s***m* to bs s suspicion In some
qosrisrs thsi Br Thomna Upton hss cor
! thf pork market In the I'nlted
.Hiatus In onier to that cup out
of us Hlr Thoores tslU have to try sn
ot In r equ*f*.
—Th* Euf**n> Field Monument Commit*
te* bovf nearly <onit *ct#-i their task of
miski| th fund whirh they Htli iivUle
bstwtFn th family of the lovu! un*l ia
merited |mxi and humorist and the erec
tion of the monument
-The will of the Ist** Charles K. Or me.
of FMladelptiis provide#* that u|*ai th*
iJ*ath oi nwrrlaK* of his wuk/ta his *••
tate of IBh.tWS shall r*v*r to th* WtfH*ro
pal Hospisl in that city, to he uim*! for
the inainteruince of free be#!*
—Adtzilnsl Cirevitro has be*n appointed
by Kina ICfiiman iel 111. to travH to
England ird announce his srr> ***Kn to Ihe
Court of Ht Jam* - A.irr itkii Canevaro
will visit Queen Vi torin in the middle
of Novemlser. being ntrodti*| by the
D.illan arnhsesador Th* Admiral rum
nwi -krtl the Italian fleet at Crete, and
holding senior rank, had mu< h to *k> mith
th* ousting of the Turks from that i.-tnn<>.
—1: is sai l that sir John Murray, of the
Challenger, who recently left England for
the purpose of visiting Christmas Island.
Intends, before returning to go to Java
Ui order to Join I'rof. ffae kel in his ex
pU*rationn m the volcanic lepn*4#t on that
island, under*aken with a view to bring
ing to light further r*miin>* of the missing
link between man arul the n|>es, tne ex
istence of which was first discovered in
Java six years ngo, by Dr. Eugene Du
bois, a Dutch army surgeon.
—loOrd Rollers is but the third of all
the British field inarnnals pas' arul pres
ent. to la appointed to th* command of
apv army In the field after attaining that
rank The Duke of York held U when
piaerd at th* hwid of th* llaldar expe
ditkxn in and the Duke of Wellington
had been held marshal nearly two yearn
when h* assumed •■ommand in the Water
loo ('ampolgn Two of our held marshals
received the baton while in command be
fora the enemy—the Duke of Wellington
in th* Peninsula tn IMT and Lord Raglan
M th* Crimea In lftftt
M Gabriel Vlcaire. one of the small
iand of cont*m|Mirary French poets, has
died In Faria in hi* fiftv-second ytmr. He
was perhaps, besr known for hia "Deli
qitoecFnce*. .* sort of "Dunclad." or Ilk*
Heron's "Engiiah Haris and Scotch Re
viewers." In this poetimi production,
which appeared In !*& M Vlcaire. writing
an "Adore Fioupette.' aatirise<l th* poets
of th* decadent end symbolic schools
81range 1 y enougrt, the satire or parody
was first taken by some of the critics as
a serious production, an#) it ecor**! u great
success. M Vlcaire wrote severe! vol
umes of Idyl Ho verses and obtain# and the
prlx* for the exhibition cantata of 1889
Fair Flayer—-Well, I'm the most un
lucky person (hat ever played golf! Fir-t
1 struck Mr. Phumplv In the mouth ih'Mi
the ball atrurk Mr Freshly in the eye.
and now I've broken Mr. Softly * bes*
—*Tm broke," exclaimed the worn-out
•■Ayr worxr than that. Ah dm!
I'm on my tipiwrx. for I vc lost
My sole etipport. you xec "
—Mr* lli^bblowcr—Don't forget, my
dear, that In eonvrrrailon tha Intrrcrt
mut not l>c a Mowed to flax C ara-Hut
Urn *ll rx Ido my l>cl. mama. “MaytM- *o
H'.n while ihr ptanlxt wax playing I
thought once or twice, that I dviectrd
you Hxtrnlng to him •'—Life.
k irxt ( tttxen.—"Mike O'Conoloxue xava
h ha* got you rtx*l xure for Tim M ir
phy " Second t'ltlien—"Hr'x j liar. No
man can control my voir Brxldaa, Con
tty O'Shane'x commutre have prom r <1
me a tine )oh with no work In II If I vote
for Conny "—Boxton Tranxertpt.
—Her Dlxbellef —"He ray* he Is from
New York." xatd one younir woman.
"Y#*," anxwered the other. "I ran't tw
llevr It." "Why not’,' "He talked with
me five minuter without neyinir anything
*“> ‘flenV or ehariK-terlxtng anyboily a*
a lobster. 1 "—Washington Star.
-Modest Man— Bragg* "What’ Ml*,
rtomanx? No. she - * not for n\ She toll
me Ihe olher day that the man she mar
ries mutt be h.mdsoire rather than weal
thy " Brlggx—"Well, you're certainly not
wealthy, hut—" Briggs—"Of rourw
Thai's Just It. I hete to have a trtrl throw
herself at my head that way.*'—Philadel
—He—There are 26606 more women than
men In New York city. She—No wonder
the New York men are so sapay.—Detroit
—ln the great corridor of Ohacnrlty two
men faced each other
“Give tne the wall." said one. "I. sir.
was once vice president."
The other laughed a derisive laugh
"Nonsense he exclaimed. I take pre
cedence here. 1 am ihe husband ol an
a u t hore m. "—Life
< I It Hi:VI ( OHMKU.
The Philadelphia Tim** <l>cm > wiy of
the attitude* of ex-President* Cleveland
and llarrlaon "Thin* are only two rx-
Fpiildent* living In the United States; on#*
a Hf uuhll' an aiwl on* a Democrat, and
noth have stubbornly maintained *t!enc*
In the t'amiMitaii until within a few days.
They have finally said somethin* and
they may he summed up in about this way
—Cleveland and Harrison would both Ilk**
to see their own party candidates defeat
ed. but don't want to say that the other
party sliould win. Hurh Is about the polit
ical teachings of our ex-Presidents In
thl* campaign They seem to be about In
the position of the hoy at the cross-roads,
who told the Inquiring traveler that It
didn't make any difference which road
he took, he wouldn t go far until he wish
ed he’d taken t other, or, ilke Hooker's
bull, described by Lincoln, that got fast
on the fence and couldn’t gore In front or
kirk behind. '*
The Philadelphia Ledger find > says
"Emperor W illiam's picture of Oermany
as a great world Power, such ms Horn*-
was, shows what Is In his heart; but.
though he is at Hi a comparatively young
man. He Is not likely to see the dream
fulfilled. On the contrary, his use of the
figure only calls attention to the really
subordinate position (Irrmany occupies
among the "world Powers** inferior to
Great Britain, the United States and even
The Baltimore Bun (Dent i aays: "Fa
thers with sons who will shortly be start
ing out In life may well ask themselves
XVhal chance I* there coins to b* for th*
boy*? What are they to do nnd how can
thy possibly carve their way to Inde
pendence If the open door for all. with
equal opportunity for rlrh man'* non and
poor man'* non. t* lo hr *hut In thatr
fare* and bolted tlcht by trust-made
and truat-ewned government ?"'
ThP Chicago Dally Nrw* aay: ‘ftlr
Thoma* Dipt„ admit* It* control* all
the pork In the Called States. Perhaps
that* ih* rPaon why thrrr I* *o llttlp
pork with an order of bean*. Sir Thoms.
t hould Ip, up How arp wp to attain lo
thp Boston standard with n mtarrosooplr
plaoe of pork to Matnn the dial of ul
Me Didn't Huy a Saw.
When the man with the red mustach •
started down the stairs hi* wife ran to
the door ami called him back, says th*
New York Sun.
"Donald." she said. "I warn you to go
into a hardware store to-day and get .
saw Don't forget It. please. We need one
badly. 4 '
Being an accommodating person the m in
with the red mustache, said he’d get It. He
chose the luncheon hour as the most op
portune time for tnak.ng his simp** pur
chase. He was in a good humor and h*
smiltd blandly when he went bustling into
th* store and said. "I want a saw.
Th** clerk who had com* forward to wait
on him had a merry twinkle In his •>**
und the twinkh overflowed ut the ques
tion and spread all over his face in dim
‘ What kind of a saw?" lie asked
The prospective purchaser began to |er
celve what an intricate business the buy
ing of a saw really is.
Wn>." sat#! he. I don't know Just a
saw Any kind will do. I suppose."
The clerk sighed. "If you only kn*w
what you want to use It for. perhaps 1
could advise you," he suggested
"What I want to use it for?" echoed th
man with the red mustache * Why. I
want to saw, of course. At least, my folks
’Haw what?" asked the clerk
"I don't know." admitted the non-plus*-
The lerk brightened up again and led
the way to the r#*sr of th* stor- "I will
show you a few of the ilifferent varieties
of saws we have on hand." he sal !. "Ob
servation and an explanation of their
uses and price* may assist you In making
a decision Here's a metal saw It Is
the hardest saw thcr* t It Is mad* of
highly tempt red steel .and will aaw iron,
copper, lead and all manner of metals.
It D small In atie. and sells for frcn 12
to $2 50. according to the style of ih*-
handle, which tomes in brechwood and
oak. the latter tetng more exp* naive. Is
that the kind of saw y#u want?"
The man with the re#l mustache was
sorely perplexed. "No." said he. "I don't
think so. We hive no metals a our
house to work on as I know of."
"Perhaps you would Ilk* a meat saw*"
suggested ih* clerk. BuH In these ia of
hardly so high a grade, and I could let
you have a good one for a dollar But
you're not butcher?"
The man who warned a saw shook his
head mournfully, and the clerk continued
"There Is a regular kitchen aw. for
general utility purposes, which will cost
you only M cents. How does that strik#'
you* No? Then here'* the cabinet mak
er* saw I can give you a very goo#l one
for $3 Then I have over here plumber's
ew fhe fine delicate saws used by all
manner of nrtlflcee. and the ordinary
wooil saws which will cost you anywhere
from 60 cents •< 94. In that back room
we have still other varieties— the two-man
ten-foot saws, bugs saws and circular
saws If you want to pay a big price
you'd lwdter take one of the latter. 111
give you m good one for s&**. Would you
Ilk*- to see them""
The man wMh the red mustache looked
about him wonderlngly.
"No, thank you." he said. "I never
dreamed that there were so many different
kinds of saws. I guess I won't take any
till I find out Just what kind I want "
Th** clerk bowed affnbly "I regTet be
ing unable to moke a sale." h* said, "but
1 really think that the wiser plan."
Thl* One End* Dllterenlly.
A wetl-dre-xed, rotund and kindly ap
pearing old gentleman happened to tss
a vacant lot on North Twenty-fourth
Street while n lot of nmall boys were en
xagd In playing a match game of base
ball, say* the Omaha World-Herald It
wax a game between the Parker street
llohunkers and the Blond.* street Gecwlill
llkers for the championship of the election
precinct, and a warm gam*- It was.
The old gentleman watched the game
with great Interest, and applauded every
“That's the stuff I" he shouted, as the
nohunkers' catcher nailed a base runner
"I,e.id off! Lead off!" he shrieked, as
Ihe Hohunkerw* base runner on third show
ed a disposition to hug the base "Ginger
up! Ginger up! Now you're off! Blid*'
"You're quite a fan.” remarked a young
man who was also watching the game
"You bet!" said the old man "I used
to catch for the oM Peoria Red Bock* In
'72. und I guess I wasn't the poorest that
ever happened Say. I've got a re<*ord as
a backstop Ding mlf I ain't going to
ask the boys lo let me catch an Inntng "
The Geewhllltkers kindly consented to
lei the old gentleman catch an inning for
the Bohunkers and he grabbed a mitt and
stepped Into position
Of course, you who have wasted valu
able time In reading thl* little story are
prepared to elclalm
"The old duffer got the ball on the kiss
er. Ihe first flip out of th* box "
Well, that's Just where your thinker
<k>n't track. The old man (rose fast to
every curve shot over the plate, slummed
the l>all down to a. <otul anil caught a
twee runner by ten feel and made n long
.print and nulled a imp-up foul that look
ed like K was going to d*op outside the
"I pin* I ain't lost my old catching
eye yet,” he exclaimed, as he laid down
his milt at the end of the half Inning and
made a run for his car
ttrangrr Than Fiction.
On* of lho*p rontrripmpa which the
avpracn reader I* Inclined to charge lo
pome writer* Imagination act unity oc
curred very recently In Detroit, euy* the
Dptroit Free Pres*.
There were two wedding* listed for the
same afternoon. Of course, the father*
of Ihe respective brides had to make es
pecial preparation and the universal mis
chief moker rent them to the same tailor
for troupers. The** necessary article*
of wedding utttre were sent out on the
forenoosi of the fateful dny and both of
the f.lthere were too busy to do more
than shout an ordsr to have the pant*
hung up so that they would not wrinkle
When the tall thin man hurried into
hi* purchase he had to grab to locale
himself. They were big Enough for two
of him and fit about like the skin of an
emaciated hippopotamus, lie rushed down
to the telephone a tel ripped great Immoral
rips In the osone when the friends of
ths family laughed at him When he got
through calling Ihe tailor a blanke’.y
blank allot he was not as far from the
truth a* when he started In.
The tat man dove Into his trousers and
found himself In tight* with no chance of
getting u meeting at the waistband. He
violently rent the seam* as he struggled
out of the pants and hetwsen subsequent
pants told his wits what to aay to that
tailor Bven th* modified message was
a scorcher and rendered Ihe poor man to
tally helpless hefora he had a chance to
recover from the other dressing down.
The thin man gave awav his daughter
In n perfectly proper pair of trousers that
h" happensd lo have In commission, but
ths fat man did Ih* same service in a
pair of "Ice cream" panta that bagged
at the knee# and had bl* gr.isa stain
from the lasi picnic. He hud th* tall*
of his frock coat gathered with a safe
ty pin and after the reception he w.r*
busy until after midnight cleaning his
—ln Ih* face of th* clock of th* Parish
Church of St. Matthew. Bethnal Qreen,
London, are two small holes, which from
Ihe pavement do no, appear large enough
lo admit even a lny bird. Yet these aper
tures have been chosen by sparrows as
nesting places, and the birds can ba fre
quently S*en flying to and from their
strange abode. Th* operations of the spar
rows do not appear to have affected the
covs-keeplug accuracy, of the clack, —-
ITEM* OF IfITMIB9T.
—For several yesrs past, a store in
Cornish. Me., has been biirgallxee! reg
ularly in the spring and fall, a complete
outfit of clothing shoe* und hat being
tuken on each occasion. semi innull
visitation has Just taken place, with the
—lt Groat Brtialn. only a few years
ago American petroleum had almost u
monopoly. From Jan. 1 to Aug 1. 19W
the imports were 3.02b.00h gallon* of Amer-
In and 2.*40.060 gallons of Russian petro
leum Th* reason for t i* said to oe
the (aci that large Russian oil fields nave
r>een acquired by Englishmen.
—An electrical mac hine iiaf been devised
which is capable of registering extem
pore composition* on the piano. The ar
rangement can he attached to any ordi
nary Plano, and it IS reports! that the
machine has taken #lown .• tarantella
played at the rate of 2.000 notes a minute.
The atla* foment, it is tai*d, dot* not In
terfere with the touch.
A Paris store has 4.000 employes. The
smallest kettle In Its kit< h-n contains
100 quarts and the largest 606. Each of
80 roasting pans i- big mongk for
cutlet*. Every dish for baking potatoes
hoi#l 225 pounds. When omelets ar*' on
the bill of far* 7.800 eggs ar* used t
once For cooking alone €• cook* *inl 100
a*si fonts nre a.ways at the ranges.
—Th*- Connecticut Supreme Court will
soon be called upon to deckle os to the
validity of n clause in the will of one
Hall, who bequeathed 910. bin for the pur
pore of combatting the fundamental ChrD
rlan rkesrin* that the soul is Immortal-
Natural hells contest the Will, raising no
question a* to the testator's roundne*.- of
mind, but declaring that it would be con
trary •* public policy to ullow .-uch a will
—During the first six month* of thl*
year th** export* of German brushw and
sieve* readied 91.661.316. an increase of 9 2
per cent, a* compared with the exports
for the same period of the year previous.
Great Britain took 46.3 per cent, of the
exports, tho Enited States 4.9 per cent.;
Holland VI per cent ; Argentina. 4.7 per
<et.; Swltxeriand. 4 3 p r cent.; Austra
lia. 3.5 per cent.; Austria-Hungary*. 2.6
—A member of the Board of General
Director* of the Royal Saxon Railways
bn# invented anew device for the con
sumption of smoke rlven off by Ivomo.
lives. He clulms that it is a}m#>9t per
fect. whether tho locomotive ie moving
or standing still. A locomotive using this
r. w Invention and being w*orked to its
utmost capacity saves in one month 28-
pound* of coal To equip a locomotive
with the device coats about 925.
—Next to bread, a Klondike cook strive*
to gchleve distinction by his doughnuts
This may appear frivolous at first glance,
and at aecond, considering the materials
with which he works, an Impossible feat,
says Harper's Bazar. But doughnut* are
all Important to the man who goes on
trail for a Journey of any length. Bread
freeies easily, and there Is less grease
and sugar, and hence less heat In It than
In doughnut*. The latter do not solidify
except at extremely low temperatures,
and they are very handy lo tarry In the
pocket of a Mackinaw Jacket and tnundi
*s one travel* along. They are made
much after the manner of their brethren
In warmer climes, with the exception that
they are cook'd In bacon grease—the more
grease the better they ate. Sugar is the
cook's chief stumbling block If It Is very
scarce, why, add more grease. The men
never mind—on trail In Ihe cabin?—well,
that's another matter: besides, bread t*
good enough for them then.
—The following method of treating wood
to give R tile appearance of metal Is
published by the Monlieur de la Uhot
graphle. The wood Is soaked for three
or four days, according to harilnest*. In
a wohnion of caustic .ilkali at a tempera
ture of 76 (o 81 degrees f. it |s (hen
transferred at once lo a bath of hydro
sulphite of ■ ulcium. to which a saturated
solution of sulphur in caustic potash Is
added after a lapse of twenty-four hours
The woo*l should remain In thtw hath at
a temperature of 36 tu So degrees (’. for
about 48 hours Finally It should be
soaked for iilwu* thirty to fifty hours In
a solution of acetate of lead at a tem
perature of 36 to ifl degree* C. The***
stnceaalve baths take some time, but the
effect is surprising After the wood has
been dries) at n moderate temperature. It
may bt< polished wllh a burnisher of hard
wood, sand acquire* a brilliant metallic
lustre which may be hlghlteud by pre
viously rubbing the surface with a piece
of lead, tin or zinc ansi using a glass or
porcelain burnisher. The wood then re
xs mhles a metallic mirror, and II la very
hard and strong.
—A South Side man residing In a big
apartment house has been robbed two or
three mm s In the past year and Anally
grew ilresl of It and set about devising
some means of warding off the robbers
which woual not necessitate soms one re
maining In the fl.it every evening, says
the Chicago Chronicle. Not only does he
leave the gas lightest, but he ha* purchas
ed a phonograph which talks In loud and
resonant tone for a time and then thrown
out a few remark* In a sleeper voice, ac
companies! by much laughter. The rec
ord is that of a conversation between two
n4en anil wa- mads to s>rder. The listen
er outside the door of the Hat would swear
two large, burly men were In Ihe room,
•nil. aa the conversation I* a long one
r. lative to the ease with which one of
the m**n threw two other men downstairs
a few nights before. It Is calculated to
make a burglar pause and rert-ct A
megaphone horn Is attached to the ma
chlns. which Increase* the volume of the
voices, ansi when Ihe owner of the sievlce
wishes to take his wife to the theater he
sets the reps at switch, which will repro
duce the conversation us long us the bai
ts r> lasts, turns on the ma.hlne and goes
blithely away. He has not been robbed
• Inc* he Invented the device.
—When a man or woman goes Into u
Shop In Chin* a clerk, with much cere
mony. bring* fragrant lea. which is served
Ir. line alyl*. siys th, s*n Francisco Ex
aminer Thr < ompliments of the season
are exchanged, there are Ulka about ihe
weather—in fact, every kind of evasion
Is employed to keep away from the real
reason of the vls.lt. which Is to buy some
thing The proprietor solemnly watches
Ihe*e proceeding* from afar The style of
compliment Is of this order "In what
Celestial country did your exaited excel
lence purr-base the superfine garment*
upon whl.-h I feast my eyes? Hurely in no
miserable and unworthy land like our
own'' When the tea and talk are ex
hausted. the little pipe bearer, who al
ways attends hi* master or mistress out
of doors, lights a pipe for his rmployer
Thr re are orly a few whiff# in each pip*,
to!, so the proreo* has to be frequently
repeated Then business begin* The shop.
,or asks ths price of the required article
and nicks* an ofTer for It that Is much
lower This Is promptly refused In lan
guage that Is courteous and pollt* bs
vond description Then the posalbls pur
chaser departs with great dignity and le
gitice. When a bargain Is com plated the
purchaser never pay* for It himself. The
chief Steward It called, notified that the
I'.l; com... i rthe "hoy settle* It, giving
an account quarterly to his master of
money disbursed for th hoiMahold. Mon
ey, as we have It. la unkonwn In China
There are no silver dollar*, no fractions
of dollars, as quarter* and 10-oent pise**
no pai M, r bank note*. There la a colli
call-d "cash" with a hole punched In th.*
middle, that I. used for small transac
tion*. Cash can be strung like beads
on a string It takes 100 piece* to equal
in* va,u* of on* standard cent. Oold I*
oqjy used for ornament# m China, navar
f*r current coin.
The Quakers Are
§6 ■ . Hri
th wv'x xv.t.^
It lx x BMdlctnx for xrxak women. It w .
purely vfgctablx tnexllclnr and can tw
(akrn by lha moxt dxlicatx Kidnxy tx.
rxxxa. Rhrumatlim and all dlra, of .s,
Hloo.!. Stomach and narxra auon xuccumk
lo Ita wooderfu! rffectx upon th* human
xyxtam. Thousand, of paopl* tn (.aorgla
itcomnxnd It. Prtc* 21.00.
QUAKER PAIN BaLdl lx thx md!(-r
that the Quakar Doctor mad* aU of hn
wondarful quick curaa with. It * at
and wonderful aardklna for Naur*.,u
Toothacha, Backacha. Rhrumxttxrs.
Spralna. Pain In Bowla. In fart, all p* a
can be relieved by It. Price 2hc and mu.
QUAKER WHITE WONDER SOAk *
medl.aied aoap for tba akta. acalp *ad
complexion. Price 10c a cake
QUAKER HE AEI NO SALVE a -XV
tabla ointment for the cure of (ett<r, xe.
tema and rrupttoM of Ota akin Prloo
10c a box.
FOR SALE PT ALE DRUGOIST*
Ocean Sieainsnin Cos.
New York, Boston
Unaurpaxxed cabin accommndalior.x All
tha comforta of a modarn hotel. Eiactne
U(hta. Unexcelled table. Tlckau Inclui*
meals and bertha aboard ahlp.
Passenger Fares from Savannah.
TO NEW YORK-FIRST CABIN. El.
FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP. 232. IN
TERMEDIATE CABIN. 216. INTERME
DIATE CARIN ROUND THU'. U.
TO BOSTON - FIRST CABIN. G;
FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP. 3* IN
TERMEDIATE CARIN. 217; INTERME
DIATE CABIN ROUND TRIP. 2AA
STEERAGE. 211 75.
Tha expreaa ateamxhlpa of thla llna an
appointed to aall from Savannah. Central
(90(h) m-rldlan time, aa 'ollowe:
■ AVA.MAM T’O SEW YORK.
TALLAHASSEE. Capl. Aaktna. TUES
DAY. Oct. 16. 11:00 a. tn.
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt
THURBDAY. Oct. 16, 1 00 p m
NACOOCHEK. Capt. Smith. SATURDAY,
Oct. 30. 3:00 p. rn
Kansas city .rapt Fisher. Tues
day. Oct 23, 4 30 p m.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Capt. B'r*.
WEDNESDAY. Oct 24. 5:00 P m
TALLAHASSEE Capl ArklnX. THURS
DAY. Oet 25. 6 30 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Daxrett,
SATURDAY. Oct. 27, 7(0 P m
NACOOCHEK. Capt Smith. TUESDAY.
Oct. 80 10 (10 p. m
NOTlCE—Steamahlp Cltv of Rlrn-ln*.
ham will nol earn - r.a*xrn*cr
AKM YORK. TO UOhTOM.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage. WED
NESDAY. Ocl 17. noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Bavage. MON
DAY. Oct 22. noon.
CITY" OF MACON, Capt Savage. FRI
DAY Oct 26 noon
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Bavae, WED
NESDAY. Oct. 31 noon.
Thta company rea-rvex the r!*nt to
rhxntr* Itx xatltngx without nptlce ahd
without liability or accountabUlty there
Satllnax New York for Savannah Tuex
da ya Thuradaya and Saturd.iye SCP p m
W. O BREWER. City Ticket and P.a
enxer Aaent. 11/7 Bu)l street. Savannah.
E. W SMITH. Contractlnx Fraiiht
Apent, Savannah. Oa
R O. TREZEVANT. Ajent, Savannah.
WALTER HAWKINS. General A*nt
Traffic Dept. 234 W. Bay street. Jack
E H. HINTON. Traffic Manager, Sa
p. E LB FEVRE, Manaper. Naw
Pier 35. North Rlvar. New York. N Y
Merctionls 8 Miners Traiisporlotisn Go
To Baltimore & Philadelphia
Ticket* on Sale to All Point* North *wl
Flrxt-claxx tickets Irelude meaD *t' ! *
bertha Savannah lo Baltimore and I’hilx
delphla Accommodallonx and culaia*
The elcamxhlpa of thl* company are ap
pointed to call from Savannah as folio*’
(Central Standard Time):
ITASCA. Capt. BUlupa, TUESDAY. Oct
-16. 1:60 p. m.
DORCHESTER. Capt. James. THURS
DAY. Ocl. 18. 2:30 P m _
TEXAS Capt. Eldrodjte. BATI RHAT,
Oct. 30 4 p. m.
Sailing* from Baltimore Tuesday*.
Thursdays and Saturdays at 4:60 P tn.
TO I*4lll. ADS7L.PH IA.
ALLEGHANY. Capt. Foster. MONDAY.
Oct. 15. 12 noon.
BERKSHIRE. Capt. Ryan. FRIDAY,
Ocl. 19 3:36 p. m . .
Salllnpx from Philadelphia avery
day* at 3 p. m
Ticket Office No 113 Bull atreel.
J. J. CAROL AN. Agent.
NEWCOMB COHEN, Trav. A*l
W. r TURNER. O. P A. ,
A D. STEBMNS. A. T M
J. C. WHITNEY. Traffic Manager
General Office*. Baltimore. i!U
LOADED AND EMPTY
GUNS, RIFLES AND
EDWARD LOVELL’S SONS.
11.1 Broughton Street. Wsa.