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the OREGON IN THE ORIENT.
MArKBTHA* WRITFJI OV
.•• Friend* of *•••■•
h „ Wan In Change of he Hydrss
r.,,hlc oce Hrrf, nd Others
tv ill Hr laierealed In HU I.etter.
nntl •'■ i omnirnlrU
, „ n _Thrlr Monthlr Par •• *•
, ami lllßcrr# and Men Find It.
'"**rr Double That of
kr vie xlcaa Dollar# I *ed a. a
• A A MacKethan, U. 8 A.. made
n r friend* while he M atatlonad In
Vitmah In charge of the hydrographic
1 .till .11 of them will be Iniarested
vat lona in the Orient and hU
ui , n the question* that confront
* M tion* In that quarter of the globe
I, Mu -K- '-han la one of the Oregon a
,r an.l a letter received by one of
[ , ,- innah ft lends waa written on
t, T at Wooaung. which la altuatitd
. pjy lrt Shanghai much a Tybee la
1.1 awing 37 feet of water
i 're;on waa unable to enter the port
Mr M* Kethan'a letter wa never de
, ned for publicatlon. or It* tone might
I " v , l een of a weightier character, but It
I none the le** Interesting because tt la
Uahirr vein. He Is mcllned 10 believe
i , t e is in for a long term of foreign
_ jei hut the prospect dor* not *cean
i.ry appalling, as he finds much In the
f.ranir. couirtrlea ho vlalia to Interest and
Th.- mall steamer on which the officer
ride the trip IO Manila stopped a v
-. ,i pi. - on the way. end at each port
, all ; • leaned he would tlnd the ad
r IS' Of th station or some ship In need
'fn ... i.ut his desire to Join the Ore
' as granted, goad fortune seeming
,o m irk>.l him for her own. His first
<.,v was upon the monitor Motindnock at
Krtl. but five day# after Joining that
, h* was omb red to H*a.g Kong to Join
the Oregon, instruction* that caused him
• pet himslf on the back.
In mark'd contrast to some of the ships
•h ne ha* #erve<l Is ’he alia of the
Oregon. :nd Mr MacKethan find* salis
•srU-n In Ns duties aboard the mooater
hitfeshlp. Apart from hla work, there
many things on the ship Itself to Inter
end among them, he mentions the ex-
P'iotial qunlltlee of the Chlnewe ssrr-
IR u. Who work as automalona and attain
jedecOon In their service.
omrrra ond men get paid ofT In gM at
IV end of ihe month A gold dollar I*
*■ >th two of ihe current Mexican dollar*
i t seem lo be the universal medium of
~ n.mge in thot qnarier. eo that th* rol
iirs and sailors who receive iheir |.ay
l„ ihe Orient are lucky They can buy
as much with their go| as they
were they paid off In the tame hum
t <4 Mexican dollar*. There l the al
diisaial advantage of the extramMirarv
cheapness of wearing apparel ami other
,rti. lea White duck suits, for Instance.
IMI cost' the onicer* sl* at home. lielr.g
obtainable there for 44. These while suits
*. worn by Ihe effl ers .luring the day.
gfd at dlnnim In Ihe evening they put oa
iMr regulation biue.
Imrlng the slay of the Oregon In the
vi-ei* of the Orient Mr. Ma Kethan has
netted many of the |*>rls of fhlna anl
Jump. At hrrt. he wriie*. every tiling was
c? ihe keenest Interrst lo him. b.t fa
rillarity soon began to have 11* Inevitable
effect and the atnangeness seemed to dis
appear. Interest ha* given way to mouot
or- and li 1* for things and iteople Anier
y-ir. that Mr. MacKethan now cear. he*,
u ihev ar. more blxatre than the native
Polfctcal v. China Impresses the officer
>*( now as a amou derlng volcano. All
rr *n are sending their liest s!ill*s there.
.| el v are watching one another with
taxi.nt- eye. each anxious to prevent the
„..,r .lining some undue advantage. lei.
J- . the ofll. ers, entertainment, are fre
„,,r - those of ei U nationality taking
turn* as hoets. Mr. MacKethan comment-
M particularly upon a function At which
n- ameriean nfft. ers were guesi* of the
Japaneae Thl* was at Kure, Japan.
The arrival of Fie ri Marshal count won
tu .lersec was a grout event, end a sort
cl fourth of July time waa Indulge*! j
f. rv ship In the harbor firing Its salilte
of nineteen guns and the magnUl.'‘*nt Ger
cu:. cruiser, on which Ihe Held marshal
•mved, returning It. At Shanghai he
*o'**eed Ihe troop* and had great re
t>ir irefore departing for Taku.
Whh the hotel feature of the imrt* he
i* visited, Mr. MacKethan was not par
ti. . nrly impieased, us they are not ton
i. .1 In the best style, lie thought one
In of siifllel.i t singularity to mer.t
■ or. ment Th. waiters, o* a rule, know
.t-p or no English. so the menu cards
lv~ the dishes that appear upon them
surohered. Th* waiters hrve been taught
t s ilngilsh numerals, and a guest order*
1 S T. , 13 et.il anything else he aces.
01 INDIAN MI ST MAKE HKTHUM.
Hales to ft It orv Cause firanfed
Aualnst l*hlllp M. Itussell, Jr.
Two rules to show cause, addressed to
Philip M. Itussell. Jr., were granted by
J. Ferrill In the Court of Ordinary
y-tierdsy. The rules were not granted
it t understood, at the Instance of any of
th jorties immediately at li.tercet, but by
t k court of Its own volition.
Th- first order requires Mr. Ruasell. as
•usr.li in of Philip Wayne Ilitsaell. lo
t .* j u-e why lip should not m.ijte re
turns • r the current year and give new
1 I The second order, directed to Ihe
defer.! inf ns guardian of Nellie 8. Ilar
1* formerly a minor, requires him to
-n ri M why he should not settle hlr
"i„ . with hi* ward. It I* understood
thv ,c of me bondsmen. In the first case.
dead and that th* other la Insolvent.
letter* qismissory were granted to
bt. li l.altoche, formerly administrator
of the estatn of Jefferson Roberta.
‘KTTI.WI 111 T til-' CtH NT.
•■lt ul Henry Jnehter %Blnt . .
linker AVtt* IHsmlssvd-
The application for temporary and
b'rmei i. t injunction, egainat Marcua 8
Psher made to the Bu|.rlor Court by
•bury Ju hter. was dlsmlwed In open
,>,rl > -*erdy morning. The parties
I, 1 th- ■ ontrgverey rcachtsl an amicable
•ii’.'trtent Of their difference*, and the
bj-i r-• suit wa dlsmlasrs!
t T ‘- l untlfr claimed In hi# pellllor. to
:hat the defendant was Infring*
crtalii property of hi* by the
' '.n at a ptaxza. It w** thl* ln
' that he sought to prevent by
" to the court for a writ of In-
J. r tin*
1 1 attnah Dancing Academy will
k * * ■ lancea a week during the season
" Mu i Temple, on Tuesday and Fri
gs The Instruction of puplH
nder the charge of Mr. Jack
' will h* conducted In an epaM
.' ite from the dance hall On
' g. when ehe next dam *
given. Kosenfeld's Orchestra
* furnish the must.' for th
r ’ mv during the season, will piny a
1 Programme of dance music.
hint 1 rt Decided.
"t'h.* o the oyster question, re
-1 In recent communications by
c W ffe-yct K , q nm , W aor
. 1 1 Ml lle.-kett teq. e- : the
, ' N ‘ew to state that tn* question
lof . rs .* i rscMiljr In the iviurt* will
' Wed tmtl! th* merit* of tile case
at th, Decent** term.
THU WOVUI'S EiriUMlE.
An •• Afternoon Teat” to He Given nu
Nos enttier I*.
At the latrt meeting of the botrd of
managers of the Woman's Exchange sev
eral mailer* of Importance were dis
cussed and acted upon.
It was decided to give an "aft rncon
tea" at the Exchange moms on Kov. li
Dainty refreshments will be served, anl
aa the city will at that lime bo gay with
lie carnival attire and many guests. It •*
hoped to make the affair a brilliant suc
cess both socially and financially.
A > .Humunion!ion from the Kik* asking
the assistance of Ihe ladles In miking the
floral parade a ,inuur of ihe carnival
was re elved and the promise of the mem
bers of the board to call Ihe atb ntlon
of their friends to the master Insures f. r
■he parade a wile-spread favor than It
The resignation of Mrs. H. D Stev-n*
at chairman of ihe Hoime rommlnee was
accepted with much regret. Mr. Georg*
J Mills was unanimously tbc el to All
It was decided that those consignors who
wish to ally ihcmsetve* with th* Ex
change at present may do so at once bv
paying the yearly fee of 11. this ro hold
good until Jan. 1, '.*.3, thus giving tro
benefit of two months privilege* wltho.it
extra charge. The recent warm epeii ha*
kept the work of the Exchange Iron
being as brisk as the manaanra would
like to see It. But the prospect* are goo 1
for an even more eucoeesful season than
lasi, and If consignor* will send in iheir
work at once an that It oan be display'd
It* advantage during the next few w-eka
when so many stranger* are
Ihe ciiy. much benefit will doubdesa 1#
gained by their promptness
PROun iHHK OF liAItMfvAI..
Attvaetlve Special Feature* foe Dif
ferent Day* of the Fair.
The programme foe the Elk* Carnival
has been compleliW and published, show
ing that for each day of the two week*
the fair will lest there wit be new and
special feature*. It la an attractive pro
gramme and guarantee* to every visitor
to Savannah a thoroughly enjoyable time,
no matter what day he aelecia for hla
The carnival will be formally opened at
I o'clock on the afternoon o: Honda'
Nov. 5. when a llltl# girl will touch tne
eiw trlc button that doses the circuit and
sian the wheels of the fair aul all It"
mysteries In motion. In the evening of
the same dav the queen, little Chlquitl.
The Diving Ddl." will be crowned queer..
The uaual cere mo nI o# attendant upon
function* of this character will not be
omitted, but rather will bu amplified and
tmi Wednesday there will he e night
pageant. In which the queen end her court
will participate Th# b*nde will . com
pxnv this parade through the streets of
the city ond beck to the carnival grounds
In th Dark Extension, where a apc. nl
night programme will be carrt.-d out. On
Friday th* Concatenated Order of llo.>
I 100 will be In evidence, end at night,
will take possession of the carnival
grounds and all they contain.
For other day# theve are other special
features, which will be Increased as tinnl
urraugementa are made. The railroad
repors that there will be large attendance,
and the Indications are of the best for
success In every department. Concerts
day and night by th# two hands Hive wi.l
play In the carnival grounds will assist
In making visit attractive ami pleasant.
WITKBM BEFORE SHIEI.D9.
Deputy Clerk Gllleepte Will Testify
for the Itefendanta.
Mr. 8. F. B. Gillespie, deputy clerk of
the United State# Court# at Savannah
"ailed on the City of Augusta I set n gh
for New York He goes to testify bef-r-
Commissioner Shields In the heating upon
the application for Ihe removal of Oree,-#
and Ihe Gaynor- from New York to Sa
vannah. having been summoned n# a wit
ness In liehalf of the defemlints
Mr. Gillespie will carry with him carll
fled copies of the Jury list, of th* record*
concerning t|je drawing of ihe grand jur.
bj whi h th* defendants w ere In lined
and of the resignation of Mr Kdwaid S.
Elliott, one of the Jury commlsslune-- It
will ho seen from thl* that counsel (f the
d'-fcnilants Intei.d to go very tror- uglily
Into ihe oxamlnatlon of this feature of the
MBS. F3I.IZABETH gHEFTALL HEAD.
Her Hemnlns Will Be Bronght to
Mr# EUxabeth Sheftall died at Colum
bu. Ga., yaaterday. Sbe was the widow
of the late Mordc*! Shefiall. Her re
mains will arrive by the Central Railroad
this morning at 7 o'clock. The funeral
will take place upon arrival of the train
Mrs Sheffull leaves one daughter. Mrs
Mira roe of Columbus The Interment will
be In laiurel Grove Cemetery.
FOR THE CHILDREN.
To Keep Tkelr Digestion Perfeel
lolklng le So Safe and Pleasant as
tfluart'e Dyspepsia Tablet*.
Thousand* of men and women have
found Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablet* the
-•test and most reliable preparatio for any
form of Indlgeetk'ii or atomach trouble
Thousand, of ivole who are not *Fk.
but are well and with to keep well lake
Stuart's Tablets aftsr every meal to In
mre |rfect digestion and avoid trouble
But It I* hot generally known that the
Tablets are Just as good and wholesome
for little folks for their elder*.
Little children wlio are pale, thin end
have no appetite, or do not grow or thrive
ihould us# the tablets aftsr rating and
will derive great benefit from them
Mrs O H Crost.ey, 534 Washington
Klr-et. Hoboken. N J . writes: Stuart's
Dyspepal® Tablet# Just fill fhe Mil for
colklren as wsll as for older folks. I've
had th# beat of luck with them My three
year-old girl lakes them as readily a*
candy. I have only to soy "ta*iet" ami
she drop* everything rise and run* for
A Buffalo mother a short lime ago who
derjatind of the life of her babe waa w>
and. lighted with the result* from giving
the child theae tablet* lhal she went be
fore the notary public of Erie county.
*,'ew York, and made Hie following affi
Gentlemen—Stuart - * Dyspepsia Tablet,
w< r -ommended 4n me for my two
month* old baby, which wa* alck amt
puny ami the doctor* said was suffering
from Indigestion. I took th, child to Ihe
hortl'fll. hut there found no relief. A
friend mentioned the Kluart Tablet, ami
I procur'd a box from my druggl-t and
us.-d only the large sweet log. I.g'-a in the
box wa* delighted to tlnd they were Jttai
th* thing for my baby. I feel Jusllfled In
saying that Stuart # Dy*pepla Tablet*
,ived my child a Ilf#
Mr* W. T DKTHLDFE
Subscribed and sworn to before me thl#
Fth day °f April. 1497.
Sotarr Public In and for Erie io. N Y
Kor bable*. no mailer how young or del-
Icat. the tablet* will accomplish womiera
in ln< reaslng fleeh. aptwtlte and growth
fee only the large aweet lablet* lo every
l)OX Full slxed boxes are sold by all
druggist* for 5 cent,, and no parent
,h okl r..-Slcct the *# of this safe remedy
Mr all siomsch ami bowel throubles If
the child l* ailing In any way regarding
li, food or aaalmllatlon.
Stuart', D%*r , ei*!a Tablet* 'have been
known tor years a. the beat preparation
for all sromvab Uoubla* wbeihar In adult*
i or in fact*.
THE MOKNING NEWS: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1900.
THE GENERALS OF THE ARMY.
THKftB %HE OXIaY RIGHT OK THEM
I)r. llft|tfe*B Aasipiflnn In He*
• I* rot fn thr National Hymn.
•• interim**—< ul. \\. A. Hrmphlll
Mmtlnnril a* a t ßfrrior lo lira.
Kait—Thr Trlltunr'a I ommrnt on
thr Nnmra ftrlrrteil for thr Hall ot
lamr—% tarn About ,lrflrn
l>a%lß at Furtrr Monroe—Other
Matters of Interest.
Kin© Croat Villa. Mall land. Fla.. Oct.
27 —lt i> a mistaken Idea that th© r©*ular
army u overloaded with *©n©rlr. Th©re
ar© only ©lithi, at prrs©nf. not Including
heads of d< p.irtm'nt*. Thry ar© Lieut
(Jen NrUon A Miles, Hi). Gena. John
It fliooko ond ElwcH 8. Otis, and Hrlf
Gena. Jan. F. Wade. Henry C. Merrlam.
S. R M Yoong. Arthur McArthur and
William FiUdlow Th© vacancy caused by
th© retirement of Brig Gen. Joseph
A'heeler haa not yet been filled Quite a
number of regular army officers are and
ir.g a© generals in th© volunteer forces.
unl It 1* a common practice for volunteer
officer* of all grades to h© referred to
as tn the “rolled Btateo army," which
they are not, but are In the volunteer
latent. Hohscn says he has coma home
to have some defect In hi* ©ye-*ight rem
©died It seems to me that hla mental vU
ton Is also defective and that he ha* a
sort of “breaking out around th© mouth
that the navy department ought to have
attended to at once. His plea for Admi
ral Sampson will not benefit v that officer,
but prove Injurious to Hobson, however
kind and generous hla motives may ap
Rev. Hr. Peyton H Hoge. of Louisville.
Ky., la very anxious that the National
hymn. “America." shall he In the propos
ed new hymn hook Of the Houthern Pres
byterian Church, while Prof Addison
Hogue, of Lexington, Va.. Is Just a* anx
ious to havw It k* pt out He *■•>* It Is
a hymn to praise “My Country, tls of
thee." rather than Gad, the creator and
ruler of the universe.
Brig Gen Fred C. Ainsworth. V 8
A . chief of record and pension office,
was formerly a surgeon in the arniv
talk© Mj Gen. 9 W. Crawford and MaJ
Gen. I jeon ard Wood, he threw up"
"piljs and purgatives," for pistols nn'l
powder Assistant Btirgeon Luctui*
O’Brien, author of th*- famous army eong
of Benny Havana O." became a lieuten
ant of Infantry before hi* untimely death
on “Tampa’s deadly shore.“
I notice in th* papers of that city that
Inspector General Joseph C. Breckinridge,
r. 8 A . during hi* recent visit to h©
Atlanta Fair. ’ Military ly." k* reported
to hive to.d some thrilling tales of the
cavalry operation* In that vicinity during
ihe Civil War. by Gen. Garrett. V. 8 A
He evidently meant Gen. Kenner Gar
rard. a West Pointer and o daahlng caval
rv commander. I*elng Kentuckian by
birth. He resigned from the army In
The “first" and "last" man buln©*s
like the poor. Is always with us. A* toon
a* Gen John M. Kell died It i\a** stated
that he wan “Inst" of the gallant
officers of the fmi us C nfederate steam.
• r Ain Mima: t* fhe 1 tn ©as not three
day* 0.l before c .federate Wtonn
put In another * lalm for a surviving offi
©ef of toe *team©r. who 1* supposed to he
living in Nova Bc-otia.
If the Knifed Confederate Veterans want
; sue ty <©n. Evans, who persists
in retiring they cannot find a better one
than Col. W. A. Hemphfil of Atlanta,
who. with hi* lately de osjuhl W’ife, has
never Killed in Ijls dury to the okl Con
iwkratH *oldi©r* or their cause. Ample
•luatlfied |n every rea|*rs, nisi with means
it hi* command to gratify every nrlsli.
h< woukl give new 4lfe ami Inter***: to th©
division 1 shall nevws forget the liberal
and gracious manner in winch <V>I Hemi -
hill and his noble wife en.ertaln.-l the
veterans In t'harleston and other cltl#*
where they met Col Hemphill would
make a model commander tn every te
epee*. If h,. would nr -epf.
II looks lo me like "a temp.,t In a tea
fot"—this outcry against Ihe N*. w Ycrk
Sun's attack on the m* tnory of Gen.
Itotiert K. I.ec, The great ni ta* of [> o l<
know the true character of that Jottrr.al
and thot many of Its most bttfer attacks
are the outcome of persen .1 non Ivse
I.e; the Sun alone ami It would soon lie
come more decent In It* traatment of m*n
and measures, as It* main object t* to at
tract attention and advertise ihe pap r
So fur #* Gen. I,ee and the so- aI -d
"Temple of Fame" la concerned, the
venerable Republican Tribune of New
very wisely says: "There Is net a name
there that I* not a household word amoag
all Intelligent Americans, and that Is not
known and honored throughout the c vl -
!xed world. \Ye should sorry to lb nk
there was a school Iwy above th* primary
grade In all the land who eould not eff
hand Identify each slid tell I t Ible tv
fatm'” The letter court# Is to tr. at the
Sun'* Infamous attack with silent ocn
The Morning News' high commrnda lon
of Col. C. W. Anderson for Adjutant O n
ernl of Georgia waa most giatlfvlm t
me. for I have many very plea-ar.t aid
cherished neunories of the gfl'latH Colo,
net's military care.r some tlfteen year, or
more ago. especially at the splendid en
rampim-nt held si Home. Ga . which w-a
graced by companies ftom S.ulh Car dlt a
and Alabama, and at which Stvaniixh
made a magnificent display of her flue
military organisations. In those days Cel.
Anderson n "every Inch a aoldler" apt
Ilk# hi, gallant brother. Gen. R. H. An
derson. was a conspicuous, and welcome
figure on all military occasions. Hla ser
vices a- PresMent of the ?t#te M.lltary
Convention I remember well, and In him
th-- soldier# of Georgia had n firm ad
sealou* friend. If col Anderaon l n
goo*l health, a* In H.-e .lay*, the at >te
could not have a mote efficient adjutant
Vmnah has aever.il dlstlngulshe I
graduates of the "Southern West Tolnt
Military Academy." as lh- Virginia Mili
tary Institute wn* very properly call-d.
besides Col. Anderson, lion Fleming H.
dllP.lgnon Is ,t- mid General Supetlntend
ent W I! Denham of th# Plant Syelem
is another Afti r graduating with honor
to himself this latter gcnil-man wa* made
one of the asslet.ant profeasor* of the In
stiliillon. If Gov. Candler propo-e. to
recogntae the South Georgia military, so
seldom hoioretl up lh# country, he ahould
not ignore the claims, qualification* Or
tndor*. ment* of Col Anlereon for ad
jutant gemral On Inni and on sea. Ihe
no me of Anderaon ha* ehrd luster upon
Georgia's military xnd naval history
And now comes a story of the shackling
of Jefferson luivls nt Fortress Monro*
that proves that "wor.d. ra never cea e "
one Joseph W. Grant of 11 ingor Me who
siya he was a se oi and 11. iiieii .nt In com
mand of Company A of Ihe Fourteenth
Maine Regiment at Savanrah. Ha.. In the
spring of 1965. tell# his story of th# "cap
ture and captivity of the arch-traitor."
and how h ”*■• In char*.- of the rebel
an l put him In Irons “ It s# in* that
it, Hrar.l and his i-oinfiany went to
Angus'* on the river sieimer Clyde, and
wh.n he *ot there he waa oisbiel lo
take charge of PrealdMit Davi* and hi*
patty, then fr-mly captured, and con
duct them to Sovamiah. The parly, he
sa>*. waa com posed of Mr Ilavls. wlf*
and three, children and Mrs. Davi#' sla
ter: vice President A. H. B'ephen*. Post
m ister Hentral Reagan. Fsnstor C. C.
Clay. Hen J*e -h Wheeler an*l Col*.
llarr!oo. Johnston and l.otb'ack, the
prckletil'a private #wretarle 'ten
~rover. a( Havai.nah. ordered the steam
er to pro er.l lo Hilton Head and report
io Hen Gilmore. At that point tha party
guard* were transferred to an wttn
steamer and sent on to Fortress Monroe.
What occurred there 1 will let Lieut.
Grant tell In his own words
“I landed with Dav la and guarded him
with detail* from my coropan> ahotit two
weeks, using the steamboat as barracks
for ray men Davis wa* placed In a cell
and given bread and water a* food, this
he refused, and tarew It In the fa.e of
one of my men. who at once Informed me
of the fact. 1 felt Indignant at the act.
and went to the commander of tne fort
and staled the fact with some warmth
Th© commander, upon hearing my atOfy.
authorised me u> p'aoe hint In Irons until
he promised obedience f** order* l wiii
at onto to Davi* and told him of in> to
st rut tons H© ot one# flew into a tower
ing rage and told in© that he knew hie
rights and would demand them at all
hazards. He furthermore told m© he was
a soldi* r before 1 wa* born, and thot l
was Ignorant of military law 1 replied
that 1 had been long enough In military
service to know how to obe\ orders from
my superior* and that I was gotng to
carry them out • • • • Pnvl* still re
fusing to submit and threatening me. 1
seized him and threw him heavi;> to the
floor and placed the Iron* upon him al
most before he was aware of It. After he
was Ironed he became etl**nt find surly,
but caused us no more trouble Ac larding
to m\ memory of the etreumstanc© Davis.
In a few hour*, promised obedience to or
*l*l*. and the Iron* were then removed
I remain* and with my men at Hampton
Hoads for about two or three weeks, keep
lng guard with details from my com
The rarra'S e of Lieut Grant la very
long ami highly embellished, urvl only
give the main facts necessary to show his
connection with tha transact .on He not
onl> admits that ha threw Mr Davi*
’ heavily" to the floor of his cell, but also
tell* how he seised him by the cidiar on
the steamer and forced him “rapidly and
rather roughly" to hla stateroom. Thl**
cl* ally shows the vindictive an I hitter
feeling that controlled this second lieuten
ant while armed with a little “brief au
thority*' over an old and fnoble distin
guished prloater of war. The strangest
port of the story, however. Is Its close,
where he tells how Mrs Davts and family
went back to Bt\onnah on the santa
steamer and was “alwaya very lady-llka
and polite to him at all limes." and when
they parted at Havsnnah. ahe gave him
gifts to remember her and hr children
And this, be It re mem be rad. was to th©
man who had “roughly" collared her de
frnselasa husband and shoved hlrrv luU>
hU stateroom on the steamer, ami later,
at Fortress Monroe, had thrown him
“heavily” to the floor of his cell, and put
him In iron* Perhaps Mrs. Iravls was m
un atigellc nwod and full of a forgiving
spirit at that time, and mad a thee© gift*
in a polite manner, but I very mu *h dowbt
It M> opinion of Lieut. Grant ts that
ne wa* puffed up with his little “brief au
tWlty." and ha* written a narradve that
la full of “padded" details If Mr Davis
\teldcd obedlenctj In A few hours, tt!*
Lieut Grant ray*, why the telegram*
from th© war department at Washington
.irking if Mr. Davis had been shackled
The narrative Is weak and Inconsistent
in many other respect*
ntttSXEH killin' A POINT.
Chinese Aallora Will bleep Ashore
Health Dfflcer Brunner haa won out In
hla coot, ntlon that the Chinese exclusion
ai f ahould not Interfere wiih the rnffffve
inrnt of Havannah's sanitary regulation,
requiting Ihe crew# of all vessel* to sleep
ashore during Hie months of August, Kep
tember and t* lolwr. Dr. Brunner re
ceived yesterday from Sdflgeon General
Wyman of tbe Marine Hospltnt (ervlrt a
copy of an otanlon r* niere.l to lh.- Secre
tary of lh* Treasury by the soli -itor of
lb.- treasury department, on opinion hav
ing been requested by the surgeon gen
The l**ue of whether or not Chinese
sailors on ships in port should le- permit
t .1 to land for 111. purpose of sleeping
wa# robed it-oul a moaih ago. Dr. Brun
ner holding that the Chinese aal4ir* could
be brought ashore for the purpose of com
plying wl(h fhe ordinance without vio
lating 111# exclusion act The treasury
agents at th. |sut. however, would not
consent that the Chine-e should land un-
der any condition, and the matter wa*
referred to Washington. Mayor Myera also
look an Imereti In the matter ond wiot.-
officially lo Surg.-on Heneial Wyman, up
hnkiing the health <■!?!' era position.
The following I* a copy of tha opinion
of Solicitor Reeve of the Treasury De
partment. *4 furnished by Burgeon Gen
eral Wyman to Dr. Brunner:
Deportment of Juallce. Office of the So
licitor of Hie Treasury. Washington, D.
C,, Get. JO, Hast. —The Secretary of the
Treasury—Sir: Acting Commissioner (lat
eral of Immigration Larned. by reference
of Ihe 19th Inst . Indore.d a communica
tion from Supervising Surgeon General
Wyman. de*tr.w to ba Infotmed whether
Chinese crews of veaeei* arrning at the
pr* of Savantiuh, may be permiti.d tn
sleep ashSre nt night, fn compliance with
a local sanitary regulation of that city,
which requlr.-# the crews of vessels to
s.eep ashore during lit# months of Au
gust. September ami October.
It appears that a Inter from the Mayor
of the city of Savannah, transmitted with
a letter of the supervising surgeon gen
eral. Ihat craw# of vesaela who sleep on
board at that port, during the months
mentioned, fr.qttenlly develop after their
departure, a severe type of malarial fever,
sometime* reported aa yellow fever, fheta
>y Imiwlrlng the commerce of the city.
The Mayor asks fhe aid of the supervising
surgeon general in infotclng Ihe raguht
tkm in question In the case ol :he Chl
neaa crew-, and the latter officer recom
mend* a favorable consideration of the
1 have to advise you that, in my opinion
the,* people may lawfully be permitted lo
sleep ash ire at the times mentioned, pro
vided they are kept under the surveillance
of an officer, and due precaution taken to
prevent their escape
Such coming ashore would not. In my
opinion, be a "larding" within the mean
ing of the Chinese exclushn laws.
I will add. howsver, that the I'nlled
States should not be Involved In any ad
ditional expense by reason of this concea
The papers submilled are respectfully r,-
CURES BLOOD AND SKIN
TRIAL TREATMENT FREE.
la your blqcsl poof Is it thin? Noes
bleeding and headache? Prtck'ng pain*
In the *kln~ Bkln pale? Skin feel hot and
awoilsn? All run down ' Is your blood bad?
Have you ilmider' Eruptions? Rcrofula?
H-it.ng R.rc? Itching, burning Ecgema?
Holla? I'lcera? ( oncer - B.aly Eruption*?
.skirt or B>'*lp Itch? Blood. Hall, or flkln
humors? Tired out with aches and pains
tn bones and Joints? Have you hereditary
or coniraeted Blood Poison? I'lcers In
throt or mouth? Swollen glands’ Rheu
matism? A* tired in morning as when you
went to bedS Have they restated med-oal
treatment If you tun. arty of the abovo
(rouble*' B B. B. (B< tanlc Blood Balmy
ahould be taken at ot < e B. II H. haa a
peculiar effect—lt drain# fhe Impurities,
poisons and humor* tht cause all above
troubles out of lh# II Kl, bone* and en
tire ayatem, henllng . very tore, restoring
to the Skin the Bloom of perfect health,
and making n*w. rich Blood.
Trial treatment of R B II free by ad
dressing BMXJD HALM COMPANY.
Atlanta. Ga I>e*cr'h y-tir trouble, and
e-e will Include free medical advice. R B
H. never fall# to cure quickly and fwrmrt
nenlly. after all fall# Thoroughly lasted
for thirty years Over .VOW voluntary teaG
montaia of eurea by 11. B- B.
PRICE LIST THIS WEEK
Will Bea Money-Saver for You.
75c, SI, 51.50
Friendship is a pood thing to have, but money is the ruling power after all.
Save money for your friend and you matce him a better friend. Save money for a
stranger and you make him your friend. That is what we are doing for you. Every
dollar you spend with us we save you from 10 to 20 cents. Many of our customers ask
us this question: Why is it that you sell the same material as others, but at so much
lower prices? That question is easily answered. N\e are strictly a dry goods and
notion house, and do not exhaust our energies in trying to run a dozen or more lines
of goods. All of our time is used exclusively in finding out where we can buy the new
est, the most serviceable, and the most up to date Dreis (tOimls, Silks, etc., at the low
est purchasable price. That we have succeeded in doing this is attested to by the
crowds of intelligent buyers that throng our store from day to day.
10-lnrh Sattn-flnlih Venetian* Tlwa#
g.vvla com# In brown, blu#. raaior, brown,
light gr#y, nvoifum gr#y, ox ford. .-gator
and Mack, and ar# wll worth *&-. our
W-loch Chavlot. Thca# good# com# In
black, brawn, navy, light and m#!nm
grey and oxford; our price <*-•
♦O-tnch fklk-flnlah Henrietta# The
goods com* In black, brown, grey, navy,
rose, garnet, green, caator. lanvender.
pink, blue and cream; our pile* 4#c
M-ln<h Cfltevlot. The*# goods com# In
light grey and oxford, and ar# cheap at
(ic; price t
M-inch I/iidlr, Cloth. Th*c good* com#
In black, brown, caator. grey, garnrt.
green and navy 50c
54-lnrh extra heaw Lniliea* Cloth in
black, brown, *r©en, navy, coxlor blue,
castor-brown, cardinal, rarnet and grey.
M-Inrh Cheviot, extra heavy, the *%•
grade. Theae good* are In brown, navy,
light grey, medium grey, oxford and
4*-ln<*h Pllk-finl*h Henrtotra*. in blnrk.
bnrarn. navy, g rev*, ©a*tor. new
blue, cardinal, garnet, light blue and
• *ream * ..7f©
W-Inch extro heavy Pebble Cheviot
These goods nr# In black, navy, and ar*
worth SI.X; our price Me
44-inrh Poplin*. Thee© good* come In
black, navy. grey. saga. lav©n4er. brown,
•lark gre**n. castor, real value 11.25. oar
price * ..Mk'
16-lrch Taffata. U-tnch Armure. 34-Inch
Oros Oraln, S-Inch I.uxor, FMnch l'oplln.
Remember that we carry a full line Satin and Taffeta Ribbons, in all shades and
at all prices. Applique Velvet, Aoplique Lace, Applique Silk, Silk Braids, Velvet Rib
bon, Laces, Veiling's, etc.
J. L. MORRISON,
23 BROUGHTON, WEST.
turned herewttn Very respectfully,
F. A. Reeve. Acting Bollcltor
Treasury Department, Bureau of Immi
gration, Ort 22. i:>~official copy reapert
fudy furnlahetl to lh* supervising surgeon
general, marine hospital service, this be
ing In response to hla letter of Ihe lilt!
Instant (C. H. W ) F H tdirned.
Acting Commissioner General
Dr. Brunner said that the opinion of
the solicitor of the treasury would h;.ve
but llltle bearing upon the situation as
regard* th# sleeping of sailors ashore at
the port this season, the season having
hut four days to run and there being hut
one ship In port with Chinese asllora
aboard. It will be taken advantage of
neat season, howevsr.
As to how the ordnance* eould he enforc
ed without danger of the exclusion act be
ing violated. Dr. Brunner replied that It
I* a very simple matter. Th* ship bring
ing aueh sailors Into port will be requir
ed to furnish watchmen to as# that lh#
sailors do not escape when brought ashore
ALLEGED Ml ItIIEH Ell AHMDftTED.
Depallra raptor# a Fagltlve From
.1 oat lee From ftnath Carolina.
Georg* Johnson, a negro wanted for the
murder of Jasper Moore, on* of h|. own
race, which ss< commutes! In ffalula.
8. C., In 1899. wa* arrested In Yamacraw
last night by Deputy Sheriff* O'Connor
Johnson ha* hern living In Hivannah
for some tiro# and had established a home
here. He waa arrested by lh# daptlllbt
upon hla return from work and submit
ted quietly enough, refusing to mak- any
statement, however. ** to th# manner
of the crime', comm la* ion
The avldenr., again*' him I* eald lo be
clear and explicit He killed Mw- at a
church festival, which wa* held In the
lltlle Houlh Carolina town In wheh they
!>o:h lived He **cped and has been ai
large ever since A reward of 4-V> ha>
beet, offered for hi* arreat. which * II te
(Slid to Deputise O'Conner and H ilt tan
Johnson wn* committed to Chatham
county Jail to await the arrival of on
officer frrsm South Carolina wfh a requi
sltlon lie will be carried back to ff iluda
to at*ml trial for Ihe crime with whl' It
he I# charged.
rAITtNF.iI BY THE POLICE.
Prisoners on Mnn> Chnraca Went to
the flnrrnrls* lealerdn*.
Frank Jar k son eo'ored, was arrested
yesterday by Patrolman M'lcn mi the
charge of the theft of 19 from T B Gray
Arthur T,notion*, colored, was sent In
by Patrolman Christie, on the . barge of
hccins hi# wif* ami also naaxultlltg anl
•trlklnx 8. Anrruro of No 439 Lumber
street, who Imerftr.d In the family row.
Louts Robert*, colored. wa i-aiMtirsd by
pairolman M Davi* He I* charaeal with
stealing • lot he# frem loots Lawiance and
A lotn-.c Path*.
M-inch BrvMiilclnth. These goefis are ex
tra heavy, satin-finish, told everywhere
at $1 25 They com© In black, green, navy,
royal blue, new blue. Iglit and d*rk grey,
caator. castor-brown, brown and garnet.
M-Inch Venetian,. Thee are extra
heavy, aalln-tlntah. retail# everywhere at
Don They com# In bia- k. brown, green,
navy, pearl. gr#y and caator II *9
40-tnch Oranlta Cloth. In black, green,
navy, grey, red, brown and new blue *>•
MUnch Henrietta*. In hla.-k. navy. grey,
brown, garnet, cardinal, purple and great!
**-lnoh Henriettas. In black brown, gar
net. cardinal, navy, green, purple, pink,
blue and cream
St-Inch nitlnnett frioth. In black, grt
and brown These goods are worth tfc .
our price **#
SMn©h All wool French Flannel*, in all
ths new shad©* 4c
2X-Inch Dott©d Fr©mr>li Flannel*. In all
the n©w ©hud** Rt'
B! ACK AND COLORED SILKS.
31-Inch Tnffiria. In black, navy, light
blue, garnet, purple, pink, grey, cream,
while end lavender 13
ISI-Inch Taffetta*. Theae goods are extra
heavy, tavsiullful luster, all tha new
aluides; well worth *ir. our price *9-
$1.98, $2.98, $3.98
H-nuttful 811 k Waist lengths, no two
alike. HU the new shades Ask to see
theta st'ks |I Ft. $1 . .1 PM
v IdIC AI. PKHW9AI,.
Mr TV D Rlehay ot Auguata la a guest
of th" Hcreven.
Mr Georg* Gor# of Collloa la reglstereal
at the Puhtskl.
Mr 8. J Hermann of Banderrvllle Is a
guest of th* Bcrrven.
MaJ. XV A Wi.kii.- ~f Wi.neaUiro la a
guest of the lie Solo.
Mr D. R. Grower of Bta'erboro la reg
iatered at the Pulaski,
Mr J. L Wyche of Rockwe'.l, Fla., Is
registered at the B- rsfven.
Mr J M Ryan left vl# ,h* Plant Byi
tem yesterday for New York.
61 r. V. I. Moore wa* a of the
Central yesterday for Atlanta.
Mr. L. H. Wlllcog of Wodley wn* among
th* arrival* nt the Pulnakl yesterday.
Miss Mabel Kldge'y Wat# ha* been suf
fering from fever, but fs now Improving
Mrs N. 8. Neely and Mis# Neely of
Waynesboro are tha gueala of tbe De
Mis* Belle Wilkin* of August* was
among yesterday's arrivals at lh* De
Mr J B Pldcock was a passenger of
Ihe Seaboard Air Line yaaterday for New
Mr J, • L Crawley of Waycroa* wa*
amraig tha arrival* al the Pulaski yes
Mr Chnrlss B Frlpp of Grnhamvlll*
wns among ihe arrival! at Ihe Screven
Miss Kemper Pea'O. k of Cochran la
vleltlng her slater. Mr*. John E. Harris,
on Owlnneli alreet.
Hitter M. Gertrude Is vla’tlng her broth
er trad slater. Mr, and Mrs. J B. Collins,
No. 2107 Bull street
Mr. J, W. B#ay leave* fo-mormw night
on a visit of several day* to Columbia
and Leatngtnn. 8 c,. hla format home
Mia* Annie L, ha* relumed home
after an extended visit to relative* In New
York. Boston. Washington. D. C., Proarl
dance, K I.
Messrs. Georg# D. Marmelateln anl
Rum T Smith left last night by Seaboard
Air Lin# for Columbia. 8 C. They will
fake In the fair for week
The friends of Mr. W. 11. Ware will he
pleiaed to are him out again, after a
lUrse-weeks’ Illness. While convalescent
h" met with a very painful n cident from
which he h s’.owfy recovering.
The many frlenla of Mrr. Timothy
Sheehan Will be plcied to learn that *n*
has returned home graally Improved In
heatlh. after a stay of two month* In ihe
mountain* of North Carolina dh was
accompanied by her children. Master Tom
and Master Dan She.-ban, and her nlaee,
Mis* Hannah McCarthy.
Mr. and Mr*. George H Richter enter
tilntd very charm ugly Thursday evening
with a fish *tip -of Hannon l.odge
Among those p-cserd were Mr and Mr*.
Frank Htory of New York >fr and Mrs.
George Richter. Mlae M rante Lou Pritch
arJ, Miss Ophelia D. Pritchard, Miss An-
OM U 6
LINENS AND DOMESTICS.
M-tnch Bleach Damask 31*
M-lnoh Herman Damask 26c and U,
M-tnrh Herman Damask 4So
73-Inch Bleach Damask 5S# and 7V>
R-* All I.lnen Napkin* Wo
I- All Idnen Napkins Mu
liar** else All Idnen Tow*!*,
Ito. 1114# and ISo
Extra l#rg# Huck and Damask Towala.
19c and 260
40-lnrh Turkey Rd Damask.
19c. Kc. c. and 490
Full six# White Spread 490
BLANKETS AND COMFORTS.
10- Silver Drey Blanket* 49n
KM Silver Orey Blanket* 9*o
KM White Blanket* 9feo
l(b White Blankets |! 4*
II- White Wool Blankets |1 9M
11- White Wool Blanket* CM
II 4 Whit# Extra Fine Blanket* DM
KM White Soft Wool Blanket* 44 va
11-4 White Extra H*avy Blankets 14 4*
Full six# f’omforta, worth 41 M. TN,
l ull six# Comfort#, worth 11.46 M-i
Kxtrn sis# Comfort*, worth DM 41 49
Men'# extra h#a\-y Fteoce-Uned Nhtrta
and Drawers 480
latdl#*' Ft##r*-!tn*d Nlbhed Veata.... Um
l.ndt#*' Heavy Fleeca-llned Bibbed
Vest'* and Pant* 260
I.adle- Extra Heavy Fleece-llnad
Vtata and Pant* *o
Bov*' Extra Heavy Flaece-llned Vest*
and Drawer* Mo
Miss#*' Fleeca-llned Btbbr.l Veata and
Misses' Heavy Fleece-lined Ribbed
£ Veata and Panta 36a
Children'# Heavy F'eace-llned Ribbed
Veata and Drawers.
7c. 10c. tSHe. lie, lte and 10*
I C Children'#*R!hbed Hooe. worth 10.. 6o
I C Children's Kihhed Hose 100
1 C Children's Ribbed Hua* ISV^o
I.adle*' l>otted Hoax U%>
I,*dies' Dotted lluoe Mo
Man's Hemstitched Handkerchiefs to
I.adle*' llemslltchrd Handkerchief, ... to
I.adle*' Dare-edge Handkerchief*,
100, 134 c. 10c and 380
All shapes In Ladles* and Men's Collar*,
na Hay Pritchard. Mr William II Web
ster of Norfolk. Va.. Mr Thomas Brand*
of Richmond, Va.. and Mr. Charles Sttmrt
The October hualnes# meeting and ao
rtal at Grace Epworth League was held
Friday night. M the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Arnold Duffy alreet. weal. Report*
were received from th# various depart
ment* of the league work, after which
tha Leaguer* were entertained with a pro
gramme arranged fed the occasion. Th*
recitation by Mias Rlckault waa especially
enjoyed. A number of games furnished
amusemen* for th* large number of
* CITY HHEVITIIC*.
Mrs Ruby Nlcoll will open her dancing
cln *.-* al Armory Hall Tuesday, Nov. 4,
with a soiree.
J C. Williams who was arrested day
before yesterday on the charge of tha
theft of meat from Mr Frank Dieter,
wa* discharged by the Recorder aa not
guilty of the offense.
The City Court adjourned for lh* Oc
tober term yesterday afternoon and will
C"#ven# again on the flret Monday In No
vember. The Jury for Ihe next term waa
drawn by Judge Norwood before th# ed
Meetings of the Winnie Davis Chaptar
of Children of the Confederacy will be
held on Tuesday and Saturday afternoon*
of this week, the former at 4 o'clock and
the latter at 4:g>. They are called for the
purpose of arranging the chanter's share
In the entertainment Of the delegate* lo
th# convention of the Georgia Division of
Daughter* of the Confederacy, that
m,et* here on Nov. 7, 8 and 9
. ♦. |
Heard Boarke Isrkrss apeak.
Messrs. H. K Dreeaon and If A Smith
r< turned yesterday from Cincinnati,
where they attended a meeting of th# ad
visory Imayd of ihe Knight* of ihe Royal
Arch. Tueaday night Mesara. Dreeaon
and Smith had alage seat* at the bluele
Hall, where they, with lo.uOD other*, list
ened lo the m'ltnlflrent addree# of Hon.
Rottrke Cockmn In behalf of Hon. W. J.
Bryan They alro *iop|*d over In At
lanta, where they look In tha fair and
lh* horsa races
Mi. rmleaa l.sastle at l^irg*.
Robert Oil#*, colored, waa recently dis
covered by th# guards of the convict
gangs roaming at large through Ihe coun
try. In e perfectly nlmleea fashion and
evincing every outward In.lk *tlon of a
very much doorderel mind. H* was
cared for for a lime at ihe cam,) and on
yesterday waa com ml 11 ad lo Jail by Julge
Ferrill on a warrant charging him with
Eleven Before (he Itecorder.
K even prisoners appeared before the
,recorder yeg'er.lay. but none on a very
setp.ua < hatgr. and ,trey were quickly dis
posed <>f with the usual cptldoa of Qua ar