Newspaper Page Text
giljr IQofning |teto£
tforßUli; SrlM llulldilag ►***unh **v
M>t DAV octoiimk at.
Registered at the PostolUce tn Savannah
Ths MORNING NI.V. S 1 *M
• very day lu I tie year, aid a served to
subscribe** In the city, or eent by man.
at 7be a month. (4 * tor • months. and
tr ail tor one >eu a
Ths MORNING NBWfl. by njatl, atx
times a week (wltnoui Bunds) iarut>.
three months. (I.W. an OK*lke (*. one
•tna tt’EEKLT NEWS. 2 laauea a week.
Moi.Jaj and Thursday, by mail, one )***.
Subscriptions payable tn advance R'
mi by poatal order, check or re laic red
teller. Currency aatil by mad at riak ol
Transient advertleemenle. other than
special column, local or reading not. ea
amueemrnts and cheap or amt column
to cenea a itna. Fourteen line# ol ayaie
type—equal 10 one loch erjuare tn depu -
te the standard of measurement. Contract
rates ar.d discount made known ou appli
cation at businrea ofllce.
Orders for delivery of tho MORNING
Nrwa to either resuhree or place of
Luslnrea may be made by potent card or
t.iruoyh telephone No. J’.o Any irregular
tty In deilvary should be immedtately fa*
poritd to the othca of publication.
Luutera at.d telegram* ahould ha ad
dressed "MORNING NEWS.” Savannah.
EASTERN OFFICE, Park Row. New
York city, II C. Faulkner. 11 matter
LNDEX 10 ht\V ADURTISEHESIi
Meetings— Fourth (I II District.
Special Nortec—Job n 8 larks of
Atlanta (Oa. I writes of Sviwnnee SprlnaJ
Water; Paint*. 'Hie. F.tc... Andrew Hsnley
Company. Ikiok. Savannah liottdirig Hup
|,lv Cumpany; Ship Notice, Strachan A
Cos.. Gonsignean, Slate and County Pa*'
19H0; Eat he for Sale, the Morainic New*,
fbtvunnah, Oa.; Ship Notice, Paterson-
Downing Cosntotny. Consignee*; Special
Notice as to Agency of Queen Quality
Shoes. Osll * Quint. John Funk. Butcher,
Sauerbriuen. Etc . at the Gem Cafe
BtMnass Notteee — E. A W. latindiy.
Uleculta, Etc.—NuttomU Biscuit Com
Beera—Anheuaer-Buech Brewing Aseo
Undies' and Children's Department. Fall
Opening—B. H. Levy ft Bro.
Auction Solas- The Old O.trdner Baiar,
by J McUtughkn ft Son. Auctioneers.
Perfect Feet—Byck Bros.
Corsets Thomson's "Glove-Fitting"
Beef—Etc Mg’* F.xtract of Beef.
Sauce—Era & Perrins' Worcestershire
Mineral Water—Saratoga Aron Jack Wa
Medical Munyon'e Kidney Cure;
Stuart Dyspepsia Cure; lloraford'a Acid
Phosphate, Castorta; Heol'ii Pills; lioe
tetter'a Stoma.-h Ittttera; Culleura,
Mother's Friend; Euilla Pink lot me
Vegetable Pills; Ayer's IMIle; Blanearrt a
Ptlls and Syrup; Warner's Safe Cure.
Cheap Column Ad vert I scene ni— Help
Wanted; Employment Wanted; For Rent;
For Sale, Euet; Personal; Miscellaneous.
Tbe Went tier.
The Indications for tl.orgta belay are
for fair weather, with Increasing cloudi
ness and rain on the •oast, fair In the
Interior. lieeh norihwestetly winds; and
for Eastern Florida generally fair
waathar, except rains on the aeacoasl;
fresh not Ih-osterly winds.
Campaign roorbacha are now ripe, and a
whole shower of them may he expectel
to deartmd upon the devoted heads of tbe
populace thla week.
By consent dating the two military divi
sions of Cuha Into one division juM at
this time, the administration la abla to
point to the act aa being In line with the
policy of turning Cuba over to the Cu
bans at an early dale. Tho American
national election 1* to he held next week.
Georgia show* up well In the reneua
figures. An Increase of (marly 379.del In
population ought to be autlUienS to give
the state another congreaaman under
the m w apportionment Mil. If the bad*
of representation were to remain what It
is now, Georgia would be entitled to two
new congressmen, but the basts will be In
An odd alrlke la on at Crtpp!* Creek,
Col. Mins owners allege that they have
lost several Ihousatsd doiiars' worth of
ore weekly of late through thetl. In or
der to shut off the Icakrfga a rule has
been made that miner* must be searched
on leaving ihe. mines The men object tp
undergoing Ihe proposed dally humiliation,
and hove gone on strike against the or
What doew civilization amount to. after
all! lor don I* the. greatest city of the
world, the seat of the greatest empire of
tha world, a center of learning, wealth
and ctvlllxallon- Nevertheless there were
enacted on the street* of Eoudon ihe o'tier
day, upon the occasion of the return of
troops from South Africa, such scenes as
might have eharactarlzcd a oavage orgy
In tho dark ages.
Tbe Rev. C. M Sheldon object* to Sun
day travel by ouh or trolley. East Sunday
he had engagementa In both Brooklyn nml
Manhattan and covered the distance be
tween them afoot. Not only did he tire
htmsett out and arrive footsore, bul kept
his congregation watting impatiently for
some lime. It Is doubtful If Mr. Sheldon's
scruples against Sunday irtifltc wilt be so
stringently adhered to the next time he
has two widely separated appointments
tn New York for the same day.
The *l©#lre of tho Canadian ©tockhoM
er# of the Grand Trunk Railroad of Oan
itdtt to have Mr. 12. St. John of tho S*
board Air Un hraeemra tha now #rii
*rul manager of that great ©yhiexti. in u
li'Kh compliment to Mr. St. Jonr..
Wftirh, however. will bo deemed
mott * worthily bestowed by that
gentleman's friends. Should the Ca
rindi.ir. offer Mr. Ht. John ©ufflclcnt In
ducement to make him leave Ma present
position, the Gran J Trunk would gain and
tha Seaboard would low tha *©rvlc©# of
one of the leading railroad moo of the
too Mini m;gihl%tiov
T/i* #©siona of the are ao
togetbar that ih© ioplc do not have
time t.> grt o quaint©*! wMh what fa <fc**e
K teo aeaelon before along com** tn*
' next, and with ll i>ro positions to undo
) what was ti**ne uf the pr©vl>ura *aKm
\lr*vd> bill# to atiarv*lon the recently en
. t*"■! law i.rovHln* f*r the l©< (Iran of
j judge* and ©oh* Hem general Y*y the f©o
‘ pie. und to repaal t.* d>g lew have l*een
j introduced There is no telling of eotiraa
tvha: the Legislature w .ll <lo with th* ♦*
Mila, but it would not he aurpri."dng ‘f
lit hiiouid I’iH them. If w<‘ had biennial
i e si.ere woukl not I*** *o mu h time
! to w.i'f* jn undoing’ what had !•** ilone
Iby u i*r> vloua I. gifeiatur* The rn* rnl*era
[ wou.d .** tile tliiwti Mt otu> to thr conald*
• ration of lucn kiws a-* were r *Jly neet
ed hy tha peopl* Amt there would b
Miie*t n very large mm of motiey —money
that ta ti< - led by the fit ate to pay the
• <<-h* r* < f i;t' |ubli schools Th*>* teaon
'r ■* have to ijiM unt their w irrunti* in or
• r to r* t money with which to buy the
1 • • <ri* f life It la worthy of notice,
however, that the m* mhem take rare tftt
they g * r r*h for th* tr eervi* ee Kew
Of them tvoukl lie m eager to Aerva tho
* p.t If f t*> w*re *l* nU wlfh * tuifalrly
a- Ihe liool tea*'fieri are.
Hut to come h;rk to (he practice of
p< a lnff law* ut one aeulun u.u) repealing
tlsm . the n**xt. wh it |a the trouMe with
the ir* -*n* law under which Ju*lae uni
vjjlntora Mineral are eh **| by tlie
pe*fi Tnere luu he n l*tf one elerf(>n
under In nat it t> woik all
right Jim ihout .* #oo4 Judges an*) nv
Ih itora were rhonn ua if Ihtae olh* kaU
h ' l lv -f) sel<t t and by the iiovirisor.
And th* dug Ihw. le there any good
r a '*>n why i< ah>ukl not remain in
force.’ If there Is we t.ava never heard
It *ffi •and. ft is probable that there re
v. ho don't care whether the atute
proeperw or nor,-su long aa they are par
niltied to have n kt of m ingy yellow
d*re. or tlug* of some other roior. rmim
li.g ut will over the neighborhood arul
Them t no renaon why Georgia ahould
not be n great sheep raiding **4ate. It
wid if the <Vog h*w remama in fore#* and
grand Jurli* do their duty. Instead of
f**n thousand or mono worthiest* curs the
ataf" will haven hundred thousand <vr more
h* < p within it very few years, and they
whl akj m making the owners prosierous
•in*l h* ip the state to get out of debt so
the school teachers.
X IMIVi Till-; ATHKKTI.
The propoaitlon to change the name* of
the rtreels south of Andenaut street comes
th#* OHy Council to-night In the
r*>rm of an ordSMUirs, and It is to be hoped
that (1m onhname will )>e adoptsd. Xt Is
ir.*. ly n !*Miry to give the many good
reasons why the nam*a of these at recta
>nould be oh inged. They must Im appur
rt to every one who has given the mat
ter < onffthleTMtlon.
First, counting from R.y street. I* the
thlriy-flnit street of the city, and It
should bo no railed The next street south
of it should Ih* i sliel Thlrty-secomt sreW.
and so on. First street, or rather First
avenue, which Is its pro|* r name, waa ao
oalUd because *t was th first street out
side of the *'ity limits. There Is rvn rea
son for *'a IMIt First street now. how
ever (i|iprßprittro the name might have
been when th*- street was In th© suburbs,
and this reason holds good with most of
ihe other streets, the names of which it
Is proposed to change.
Obj ton ha* b* en muds to changing
Ihe nano's of certain short streets to con
firm to the* n.im*M of tho*© streets of
whloh they are th© connections or contin
uations. For Instance, It U pro|*osed to
muk© "Grapevine Avenue" a part of
Third street, or Thlrty-thlr*l street, as it
will |e If the ordinance should be pused.
How ninny people are there In this city
u ho could find "Grapevine avenue?" Hut if
it were made a part of Thirty-third street
It couHl tie found ejudly by any one having
sufficient Intelligence to g#* about ulone.
Then wo have those saintly ntmed thor
ougbfares. Ht. Nicholas. Hi. John. Si.
Thomas and others; also J.imes Otlllot,
(’hurcb. Wilder, Harsh, lira ly. Willow
am! others of like character. If they
are mad© a part of well-known thorough
fart* they w.U n* longer be mysteries In
the geography of Savannah, t’nder their
preaent names it la doubtful If the city
fathers could And them on the map of
th© city even If they should give an en
tire night te-sston of th© Council to tho
‘Another objection presented la that th©
h nge In th‘ iuuwh of th© streets will
affect th© house numbering; that it will
affect th© "system "of giving ©very block
a hundred number*. This objection is
without force. Inasmuch as all of the
bio ks arc not given a hundred ra h Al
though there urv thirty streets between
Hay and Anderson street■ there are only
l.A> numleri. However, be that a* It
may. It will b© b©tter to hav© the houst#
numbering kick iMilformlty than that th©
Mreota should have names that are mis
■■ • ■ . .—Hi
A Ivor* I #h© defaulting note teller of the
First National Hank of N*w York. Is a
font ieiioekw thief. He xpressed no r*-
gret. no repentance, f>r having stolen
nearly three quarters of a mlllbm dollars.
His <onim#nt when arrested was, that
having taken life to Its full extent, at the
rat** of 110,000 a >©ar, b© was willing to
throw* up his hands an*l take his sen
tence. ll upp©r* that under th# law he
< .inrajtf be sent to prison for a very long
•rm He probably regards th© imprison
nu nt he wlil undergo s cheap compen
sation for what ho has enjoyed. Ills wife
and children, meanwhtis, must all their
lives remain under tha stigma of his
crime. Men of bH class cars nothing for
the ti.uno they put upon women and
After being on strike thirty-nine days,
the miners of tMc anthracite coal region
hav© won their point and r* turned to
work. Tho sum th© nun ;o*t In wages
hecaus© of ihe strike hns been eetifiuitvd
it U and It Is calculated that th©f
hav© won wh.tt amounts to an Increase In
pay of HOOO.QbO per year. In other worvta.
they lost In thirty-nine days the sum of
Ihe Increase they will receive during n
wheda yeor; arw! ihe agreement of tha
ornpanltj* only extend# until April 1 next
President McKinley m.inaged to make
hit Thank giving proclimMtion a Repub
lican campaign d*x um* rt and promulg.it©
it Just upon the eve of the national alee
(lon. In this campaign the Republicans
nr© leaving unemployed iiu invatis lor in-
THE MORNING NEWS: WEDNESDAY,’ OCTOBER 31, 1900.
! ROADWAY* TH HOI GH TMK
I Probably no non-political question late
ly before the people of bavanoah Imia at
tracted more attention aul aruura* < #l
iitf'nt discurabui tlian whether or
not certain north and south strewts
-hall I*© open**! thru gh th© aquarei*
it accordatve with the proposition
embodied in A1 l rmn Dixon s or
tllnan V. lntr*l i< at th© Inst meeting
, of City Coon, i and to <om© up for ac
tion f the Coni ' l m# 1 ' ting to-night 1(
©an hur< 11.> Ik- qut-Ml'*m , *l that there It* a
j growing feeling in favor of opening M*m*
of the north and *<> ith streets through
th© squares, liy reason of th© building
of th© street ra'lway tracks through tn
i squares *>n Hamard, Abercorn and Hab
ersham M retd a, th© square© have c© *r*\
to b© dealrgbie | *ygrout.<Hi for children.
And Fine* th*- ran- are trmltt©.l to run
through th© grounds, on doubi© tracks.
! It Is not apparent how any interest would
h© Injure*! by |'rmtttlf.g other Voh I c lea to
go through them also Tha • bat wean
* th© walks through th*- squares, which con
tain th** c*r tr i ks are rot ue-*i for any
©x<*pt ©llrailway purf*ses. nnd these
| ar** th© spucea that would h© avail©*! of
1 m the oftening of roadways a* proposad.
That |4irt of A Merman Dixon's plan
whi h firovlde** f>r th© closing of th*
roadways around th© squares, however,
j seems to hive developed cotiskierable op
’ |m>.<*ition to tne plan mn a who;© It might,
1 therefor©, b© well for the Aid* rman. and
th*- who favor th** improvement, to coti
! >ent to a modification of th© plan s* as
I to make ll less radical. A ilinplr eo.u
11r*t s<)ul<l s©*em to h© to o|H-n th* north
uml south s*r#ets through th© squares
*vtiara there aro street r.i lway tra-k
--through th* nv There ought not to h© a
gr©t d©al of oppualtkm to that propo
i sltUm Abercorn arid other stre*-ts Im
-1 proved in that way would acoompllsh the
! purpose aim**d at In Aid* rmin Dixon’s
! ordinance. The street traffic would b© fa-
I . llltuted, r.o Interest would sisffer, and th©
value of th© squares a i© vcatlon giounds
1 and brrathir.g spaces would boas great
JOHN gftKR MAN'S PORT TUB.
John Bhernum was kiorn |K-or and *li©*l
1 rich. Mb* will, fil'd for probata In Mans*
| held. 0., a few <U>a ago, dlstrlbulea a
j f >rtun© of aiHFroilmutely (S>.ou.. Ha did
' ru>t Inherit any part of thl* grant fortune.
I hut accumulated it himfOif. There have
! from tlm© to time bean unkind Inskiua-
I tlons touching the ©Rirr© of Mr Bh©r
| man’s wealth, and th© filing of the will
has tended to revive such Insinuation*
i and various •■••mm* ts A common way
jof stating tho ease, hy critics, Is this;
"John Ktirrn.in was t public office-holder
' th© greater purl of his life, on a salary of
! |s.tjno to 9k,Qoi> n year; hfw couM a man
j possibly accumulate a fortune of |3,(k)n.ofto
lon such an Income?" And th conclu
sion always reached Is that h© couldn't
*k> It. and that Mr. Hherman must h ive
mad© u*‘ of his official position to ad
vance his private fortune*.
Most m©n who hv© mad© a financial
success In llf are assailed hy Just such
criticisms. There Is a very large - !ass
of persona who, larking the ability to ac
cumulate money, look upen those who do
it ar.*l nutk*- use. of it a* t©inß
necessarily dishonest. They de Ight to
1 hug th© a- luslon to their hr© i-te that the
sp*iti of human Uf*- Is too short for the
honest acquisition of a mlliksi doddr*.
Th© foundation of John Hharman's for
tune !;>}•> ir* to have b*-#n laid by hh
own h.in*l< In his youth. Kctng • poor hoy.
he early lnrn©d the value of a dollar,
nnd how to tuk© * are of one wh* n It
came Into his poae*-dtn. Even as a
lorefoo(ed lad he was a worker arul n
saver. Ona of hi© early trails was his
persistant*©, and l>efore h© was twenty
years oil he was known as on© of the
nust suoceaafu! <olector* of hills from
"poor pay" debtors in tho stute. Ho was
employe*! by merchants and others to
collect for them, arul h© ©el lom returned
, from a visit to q debtor without the
i money. By close application to business
and th© piactir * of frugality, he liad ac
umul.it*d 110.000 when hu was twenty
■ four years old. A jurt of thU money
( want Into a sash hiul Uinds factory,
which was very prosperous, and other
l*arts of It into other budding mmi far lur
ing enterprises. Thus before Mr. Mherman
entered t'ongresa he had b* gun building
i his fortune. As hls early Investment*
j paid htm dividends, he Invested In real
| estate In the then small city of Ctndn
! natl, nnd lAier In real estate In Washing
ton. ’i*tiere real ©stsM*- transaclions prob
ably gave him the greater port of hls
fortune, since he bought wh*n the lands
were very chip and sold when they wer*
very high, owing to the growth of the
It has been generally supposed that
Mr Sherman bought government bond*
largely during the refunding period; but,
if so, ac -ordlng to the Washington < orr**-
spomlent of th© N©w York Kv* rung *oet,
who has made diligent search
the matter, there are no r**ords In the
Treasury Department to Indicate it. an*l
the auhordlntfta officers who served under
his secretaryship are generally of th©
opinion that he made no such purchases
at that tlm* . and hi* lose friends are
positive In ihelr ns*riim that he i\*vcr
mode anything through spv<ulat|on in the
ordinary *-n*e. Mr Hhcrman's red ©r
-1 tate and other transactions nfp*.*r to
have been always of the ’lucky *' order
lie bought land in n suburb of Ctncln.
tati for a few dollars an acre, and sold
| It at dollar* per foot, he did th© earn©
*ort of thing in Washington, in Mansfield,
and prolMhiy elsewhere, and own*| intrr
©sts in various m.mufacturtng enterprise**.
It Is not difficult to understand, therefore,
that hi* fortune might easily have grown
to its g* n©rou proportion* without one
dishonettl dollar going Info it.
Levi Z. Latter declined to give on©
dollar to the Republican Campaign Com
mittee this year. "Prosperity,** he said,
when wpproachfd by th© Republican
"toucher.'* "I* the Republican party's
winning card this year, and Id like tn
know who has done mor© to bring about
th© existing state of affair* than I have.
Prosperity begins with the farrmr*. and
ns that wheat deal of my son's coot me
17.0U0.000, I think I have don© all that can
* r **.'% -on b!v *Xf • ‘ f irn t • f„
present campaign." This, by the way, is
©he first Intimation that the elder Letter
has ever given of w’hnl sum I! was that
"Joe" lost In hls famous wheat corner
- - - ta i
Recent events seem to Itulicate that It
was Roosevelt, nnd not !lryan, that
struck "the uiuny * country" m New
Aoi k sUtw,
It Is rumored In Washlnaon and Mans
field that th© will of th© Ut© ©x-B©cr©tary
Sherman may b© coirtcated. Mrs. Miler.
wile of Gen. Nelson A Mil©*, I* a niece
of Mr H her man. and always regard
l as* hls favortte. She !H sd with him up
to ihe t.m© of her m.rr g*, and hls solt*--
Itud© for h* r happ-ness was always
mark'd. In the will, how©v©r. Mr Mil© i*
r fii*'ml- rd only to th- • xt©nt of SIO.UCu,
wiuie Mrs. Mcfallum, the adopted daugh
ter. recalves mor© than s£*-u.<Sx. Bhoukl s
* on:©*t !#• inatrttite<l it would !• U|x>n the
ground that th© testator was not ©f a
ftound ar**l dli>* Ire mind at the time hls
will was made.
- w - - - i
Savannah ma le ,©*:* and ly h©r first ship,
rnent of rxk io Honolulu. This
shipment, which went in an American
v w|, must traverse the long route
around tiouih America, #onaumlng IU
day * or m< re in the pi*- ig©. If such shlp
ob t . -k can be profit.*! * y made over that
long distance, low much mor profitably
(Gild similar shipment* b© made by th©
way of an iathmlan cannl? With a ship
canal icro© N>- aragra tn© dlxtance from
Savannah to Honolulu wouk! be cat In
hjlf and the commerr© from this port
to th* Islands might reasonably be ex
p- fed to become Important.
Th© most eloquent speech of ths ram
paitrn ori the K*fnit>il< an side has he* n
i • *•:© th* lion. Thomas H. Reed of
Maine aid N w York ha# not dell vs rad
In I ta If of M-Finley and Roosevelt.
Prim e Tiloka. th© fifteen-year-old son
of th© King of Slim, who has been study
ing at ih*- Fhsricrhou©© School in I#*ari
ha.* been r*< u to Siam, much to
I i-* regret, lor he .hi* grown to Ihj very
(•*©! of the country and Its people.
Th© Hou of Commons hs* los: three
of Its b**st chess players*-—Horace Plun
kett. A Strauss and J Howard Parnell,
’•rother of id© late Irish leader All
ihr©- t<*ok jairt In th© which th**
House has on several occasions played
agaliMt the proas gallery, omitting, how
ever, List seruiton. when members were
(* much unsettled by th© prospect of a
general election to think of such frivolity
as oh ©as Mr. Plunkett was the captain
of sh© 4* gu .Ators’ team. anl the mat
Micceaaful of th-ir number, for he always
\ on, but Mr. I’arneil WAS not n bad sec
—Th© late <*harl*e Dudley Warner rot
°dy took an active inter©#! In the ex
plorallon© in Egypt, but he was the on©
honorary vie© prosldent of the Egypt
hhrp'orntion Fund both in Eiland and
America. H© wav nomlnatnd for th©
ffh*© by th© R©v Dr. W. C. Winslow, of
Pool on. woo had previously nominate!
;©-,r k© Wnliam Curtis to sucre*.l James
Hu esc 11 Lowell in that < ffi •©. Dr. Warner.
r -lied doctorate from Hamilton
<’ollcg© and the Fniverelty of th© ri*>uth,
gave much Npace in Ida "World’s ]©git
Lderaturc" to the writings of the earliest
L*yit la ft' authors. r*l his "My Winter
*a* th*- Nile" ulso Nhows* his interest in
•IM It.HT Bm.
—"What makes you look so unhup(*y, lit.
Hsnasll H©y (sobbing): Nobody never calls
m© good un|. * ; . | ; m a-doln' somethin' 1
don’t Ilk© to do —Tit-lilts.
- al> uiat* 1 to Please.—" Dolly, ts your
i • w- young man intelligent?"
"Wall. pa. ha' just above right; h*
1 *sn’t under• tand i llti© any better
than I do."—lndiana|N>*tH Journal.
Mr. Hardcare,’’ saivl the minister, "I
saw your son In a saloon yesterday."
Did you?" replied Mr. Ilardcase; "1
h.|R* he had th* |*>llten**B* (o ask you to
hav© something."—Philadelphia Record.
—Hardly th© Th.ng to Do.—"lf I was
Louis*- I'd be u.-tiuimd "
‘Hhe'e n irternber of the Audubon Club,
• ni yet she h h her bedroom fitted out In
bird's-eye maple "—Chicago Record.
—We Are a Busy People.—Beene, Rom©
—"Delighted to meet you in Italy. Misa
"Ill©© *h! you have not heard of my
marriage. I am on my honeymoon.”
"Indeed! Where ts your hu.-damd?"
"Oh. 1 left him in New York; he was
t*x> busy to come along "—Harlem Life.
Cl KKENT < OMJUCNT.
Th© Oolumldi (8 C.) Ptai© (Dcm.) says:
"ITohibitlonHts in Georgia ar© in danger
of losing everything they have gained by
local option—that is, provided they are
fools enough to follow the lead of a cer
ium Col. Seaborn Wright, a member from
Floyd county, who purpose* to introduce
a bill, ostensibly lq th© interest of temper
anc*-, providing that th.- present local op
tion l iw be so Changed ti# to |>**rmlt ©v©ry
county having a town of s.fts) inhabitant!*
or over to vote on th© question of ’dis
pensary* or ’no dispensary’ Instead of
’sale* or ’no sale' as under eh© local op
t.on law It is declared by th> Atlanta
Journal that ’tla* prohibitkmbts ih©m
* Ives are In favor of th© bill as u ra
tional compromise.’ If they will take the
trouble to Inquire of th©lr fellow prohibi
tionist* In South Carolina they will find
that when tho dlrpem-ary com* © In at th©
• loor prohibition file* out of th© window.
The surest wjv to kill their cause !* to
adopt this Tillman!-um| srhemv."
Th© Cincinnati Enquirer (IVm 1 says;
"In the event of th© re-election of Presi
dent McKinley will Mr. Hanna b© content
to remain In the Snte. where he will
have four year# to servo? The trusts an I
tariff baron;* who have made such large
contribution* lo tiu .idministration cam
paign fund would doubtl*-ss look upon Mr
llann a# *• id*-ul person for Secretary
of the Treasury. ll*- i* a man of direct
methods, arul In official position would re-
MHHid quickly to a cry for relief from
Wall street. He would not rare for what
people might mv. Hi* political experi
ence ha made hard knobs on his sensibil
The Philadelphia Record (Dcm > says:
"By the project©*! consolidation of the
incut-purk'ng ©dabllshmenta of th© Ar
mour* at Chicago nnd Kan#n* City there
would b© created a sing!*- corporailon with
fSS.omuio capital—a gigantic Mg©n* y for
contrcdllng tn continually larger niensure
th© mit supply of the Arncra-an gMw>pl©.
Llttl© or no commercial clairvoyance i*
n* ©*lel to discern th© future day w-hen one
vast combination of inierestn now sepa
rate ami distinct will <lo|e out to the hun
gry citixens of every state their necessary
ntloiis of beef uik! |H>rk."
Th© Loukrvdle Courier-Journal <D©m.)
- iys: "What Mr. Bco|t is reported to have
said whether Ironically or not, is stead
fastly believed by all th© eminent Repub
lican* of the country, with poeaihly m few
exceptions. They think th© trusts a goid
thing l aus© they supply the cjimpaign
funds of Their party with the exception of
what th.* office holders can be Intimidated
imo giving This latter Is a grant sum. hut
It l a trifi© compared wbh the nruotmt
supplied by th© trusts."
Th© Hlrmlngh im Agc-Hera!d fD©m >
s-iys: "T'.My In the White House uncrip
pled would stamped© the world. He will
remain a possibility up to Nov. $. when
ike man with an oa will supplant lum,'*.
Krosii n■ a “Thieves* Hanker.**
’’That man has struck out quite an orig
inal line," said a detective the other day.
indl ating a respectable looking man tn a
London Fast ©id street, says Iynton
Answers, "lie i a 'thieves’ banker.' No:
that thieves ar© n thrifty lot. but thers
nr* way© in which the ‘hanker' U use
Just after n burglary, when the de
tectives are paying surprise visits nnd
searching uspected persons’ dwellings It
would m an certain conviction If they
found, say U 0 or *4*) stowed away In the
thieves' lodgings *o any gold ihcy've
stolen l entrusted to th© hanker for a few
•lays. Bom©time* u hurgkir. star ing on a
freeh ’crib- rucking’ exiwslltldt, will It-av©
any gui 1 h© possesses with the banker, in
case he gets ligge*l.' or laat he gets rob
bed by another thief "
"Again. If a h<au>ehr©ak©r ts ‘nabbed*
Juat after n successful burglary, and
knows he Is in for a long aentan©#. he
sends word to the hanker, and h© takas
cars of th© money for him till tn© thief
come?* out of prison. The man I* known
to be well.to-do. and they know they can
This banker has worked hls game for
years. In on- instance he paid a convict’s
wife- tl week for two years, from money
plnred with him for that purpose, while
her husband was in prison. In another
eras# a l#mk thief intrusted (2k to him,
previous to undergoing fifteen years*
t© r.al, an.l a ho charges a >cnaii fee,
gives no inter©*?, and Is ©aid to have in
vested th© money at 10 per cent, for th©
whole time, h© must have don© well.
Why don't we s*op him? Well, he Is too
artful. He keep* no money In hi* house
and doesn’t receive stolen goods, and we
can't prove anything We caught an imi
tator of his. thuugh "
Wasps Take Part in a Tragedy.
"One of the most laughable scenes I
ever witnessed during ihe* represent a tlcu
of one of ffhakesp-'jre’s tragedies," said a
well-known theatrical mamir r to a writer
for the Washington Btar the other day.
*‘hapi*ened to the late Tom K©ene ab'u
i ils tin©- f-ur v'eam ago. when he wi
performing in northern New York (own
Thu company was playing ’Jullue Cacour,*
and a? th* last moment It was found th*t
th** property man had ful’ed to send up
the regular throne chair used In the sen
ate s* ice. and an old rustic iv.air w>a
hastily procured from the left of th* the
ater ami. aLer being cover#d with drip
ery, was pressed into sirvlr© In the
tnldat of th© scene a large waps’ nest
w*as dlw oNMed attache*! to th© chair, and
Its inhabitants, becoming indignant at
the disturbance they had suffered b*gan
to swarm about the r tng>, s **klr re
venge upon th** Kotinn# in their l*w
neoktd and short-sl©eve*l dresses Tde
wap* Fccrneuj io be p.nl ularly offend'd
with Caerar, and It Is doubtful if t’a©-
©ar a death scene was ever acted with
more feeling, for t th* moment h© w is
being pierced by the conspirators’ dag
gers the wfivps wer© most Industr o • In
"In the t©nt s ©ne. where Caesar aj>-
pcars to Brutus, on© might almost hav©
doubted its being the real Cm .-ar. It w*as
ihe same in form ard dress, but th© fa <*
was no longer th© sum* In the last act
liruius had on© ©y© closed. Antony a
swollen lip. <’nsar a nose that would hav©
•lone servh* . the famous naol organ of
liardolf In . nrv IV,.*
’The tr.ig y cam© very near branomtng
n roaring comdy. when Mr. Keen© as
Cassius said: ’Antony, th© po.-dure cf
your blows Is yet unknown, but for your
words; they* rxf th© Hybla !>©©# and leave
th©m honayl*-©#.’ and the actor w.o was
doing Antony replied: 'Not s inglrea
U nrlli> of n liftmhastes.
Th© St. Petersburg correspondent of the
loauion Tim©s gives the text of Gen
Or 1 braky’s proclamation to
wip© out w hol© towns of Manchus If any
resistance Is made to the Russian an
nexation of the province. Hera is a por
tion of it:
"A month ago you committed the Inso
lent oosurdtty of attacking Hlagovest
chensk rand th© Russian inhabitants, for
getting how terribly strong is th© great
Russian (*xar in land, people and guns.
"For that you have been severely pun
"Th© town of Atgun and th© villages
along Iho banks of th© Amur, the in
habitants of which dur.-l to fall upon th©
Rusemiis. have b-©n hurixd.
"Your troops ar© destroyed and the wa
ler of the Amur Is polluted by masses of
du*l bodies of Manchus.
"The Russians will aoon enter all your
town> and vlllag*-s, and this is my aol
"Do not fire upon us or cause harm to
our troopa or to j>eacful workmen en
gaged on the railway, but wo© b©tld* any
one who dare* to shoot or otherwise In
jun © Russian.
"Hls village or town shall b© burned to
th- ground and not one of Its inhabitants
"Turn a deaf ear lo evil counselors who
urg© you to fight with us. They arc your
enemies and will bring you to ruin und
“Woe bra unto you if you do otherwise
than as w© command you!"
\% lint'* In m Naiui-, Nay Yoaf
Although the present fashion of christ
ening ©hlldr©n wHh family surnames is
much to be commended for many reasons
says Truth. It carries with It some awful
possibilities unknown In the days of Mary
Anns and John Henrya. A glance at th**
following list, each name of which is gen
uine. will lllustint© sufficiently well the
iKMMiihilitlea of nomenclature resting with
Ita rents In their choice of names for the
men and women of to-morrow.
Kdrm Broker Mot her*head.
Marian English Earle
Sawyer Turner Bomerset.
Will W. I,'pp.
Nnlon Fray Dally.
Owen Taylor Money.
Benton Killtn Havugea.
Ima Little Ira mb.
Broker Husi>un*is HarL
K. I*. J* he lan-Goods.
Mari© A Bachelor,
May Tyus L’pp.
I Betty Sawyer.
Mabel Eve 8t -ry
Will Walla Wither.
Waring Green t'otes.
Iva Winchester Rifle.
Etta lx>t:a liamniond-Deggea.
Bitrb#-r t'uttlng Man.
Weir Sick O'Bryan.
Maktn Loud Noyes
llurd (V>pp dimming
Kodenor Fullman Karr.
Spies Soirw in©.
Knott Worth Reading
Rabbit nnd 4 at (’himimy.
Dogs and cats have been knewn to he- I
com© fast friends, but for a cat *n*l a
rabbit to become inseparable compan- :
ion* is out of th© ordinary, says th© Den
ver Republican. R. H. Jones of 130 Archer
street has n rabbit and a cat which are
The rabbit belonged to ii neighbor of
Jonea One day It etrayed into the Jon©*
yard and got acquainted with th© cat
The admiration was mutual They became
ih© b*t of friends, and from th© minute
the rabbit met the cirt it has not been
to Its own home. For more than a ye3r
th© two have been together, eatmg from
the eamra dlth and sleeping together In
© box in th© rear of tha yard The rat
will not play with 9ther cat#, hut mok •§
a companion only of the rabbit They
romp about the yard toaether and now
and then tha cat will climb © tree
Tha doga of tha neighborhood have
barred to keep out of th© Jones yard
For wna to com© into the yard and ap- ■
pmach the rabbit Is ranine suicide Th * I
cat bristles up at onre and makes It r 0 j
interesting for <h© lntrudrr that h© is
always glad to gcaia tha fence aud get
the a treat.
PREVENTED BY CUTICURA'SOAP.
TRK ATM KNT. tho scalp rad h*lr with wram (ihxmpoos of Crncnu'
Boat , tidm with warm water, dry carefully, and apply a light dnaing of Cmi-ni.
purest of oiuollient akin cures, gently rubbed Into tho scalp. This simple, refresh
ing, and lui xpenaieo tm,tmnnt will clear tho scalp and hair of crusts, Kales, and
dandruff, soothe irritated and itching surfaces, stimulate the hair follicles, supply
the roots with eoergy rail nourishment, and inako the hair grow upon a sweet,
wholesome, and healthy scalp, when all else tails.
Mllltoos of Women I'm CoticcSa Bc.r cxciostr.ly for besstlfytnf ttis skis, for the
Merplnsof fsltloir hslr. (or K>naetnit sod wsiteolotf ree.rousli tisoU., In tke form ol botlti lot
snnortn.t trrttattons. lor too Tr.c or od.oun prmplrsuon. In tho lore, ol wutia. tor nicer, llr.
...ki, —M*. lor tunc;- ssnotlrn nntlrrptic porf>eMn, rad tor sit th, purpom, of th, toilet, bnth,
snd nufterv. Cutkcsa eoAf toinhinus In Ox, boor ol Osa Fan-,. Tlx.. & Casr,. tho Base
skl-j nnd complexion Map. and tho uasr toilet and baby Map tn the world.
roar Li-rt ittmu axe israsstt rastrarsT voa stsby hi sob. rates si.M, r- ~
of ftmm* s-*,r (Sx- >. Cnric.. 0i,T,,-T ttuc >, ,nd Ctrrtrrmt Ki *Ol rr.T .. a iti.u t„ ,
crfVu ...Str-nu t>, cat. ,h ..,r*l no. t<* lorturtnc, d.thaanna huaton eokt Uraashaat Uu agCA Fwrrsa
IMue osn UMM. Coat.. Sola I nyo, UotUM sutd ha “ Uu* to cart km/ Uuinnr," Bm.
B. H NEAL. r r MIIXARB.
Prestdaah Vies Frut.ieat
Hxnrt nt.tnr. Jr Pec > sad Tree*
Sasb, Doors aol Blinds,
Paints, Oils, Varnishes,
Class and Brashes,
Limr, Cement and Plaster,
■M aiA Wkltsktv •traata.
Madison Square, West, N. Y..
0. B. LIBBEY, Prop..
8-f*ffl,tltf H-ffftrt wetter.
The locat'on of thle house Is most de
sirable. being central to all places o(
amusement, and to the shopping district.
Special attertlon paid to ths cuisine.
A number of very deslraple euttes to
rent for the winter.
Cures Coras, Banians and Wart*
Speedily sad Without Pala.
ran MU 8T !U OnOSOSTS.
Ltppman'a Block, Istsnnsb. Oa.
r-vftf -*7 Cnrle
: fifr- it M t* 1 < t't , -klr re' ea#
KI Rl sing
1 •*•*<" ' • htn iN-i 4 swt .;*ri
*>’*• •**• • ponwintnl euro.
Vff Promote the Appetite
y txnd Put Flesh on Thin
/ Hunnl© AU 4i©fitri t(S ©mmHi m 4
m wUJpI_ ran Ira ts,-! X, Uesr
**•#! rß|gt *%rt b#t*rrig4 in (b pock
■ © Pr era W t-ar Ho* A*. 'd uo
m ©ua© 4 CO . XlwwNmgß, Ml.
B LAM CARP’S
dMtfnodide oi lron%iA
(or AN/EMIA, POORNESS o( (he KLOOl)
. SCROFULA. Etf.
None genuine unless ' Bl,tN< ard"
E. EOt OER A A CO . N. V.. Agent* for U. S.
A safe and powerful remeily for functional
troubles, delay, pain, and itTegularities, is
(C HAPOT EAUT )
Snece-.hdiv presrrihed by peel*litts for DU
***** ol WotDrn. I*nrr Si.tie o( all DrufChUt
<fr by in#(!. 1* O. Box soil, N Y.
rrtuttun* or ul.
f mu run a BOttSUM.
Fflaiess. tsd act sxtris
t** or polaoaow.
*•!<* t ~ iFrnrtlata,
or >nt In *U| n wrovtn.
l*F atfiroa*. oroMl'l tot
ft ®. or IKf H.
Circular d| or, r.-jetJ,
01-D KIWIFAmt 900 for C U. at
Burtnm Offlet Moralo* New*
Ocean Si,eamsHiD 6a
New York, Boston
t'nsurpassed cabin accommodations. All
the comforts of a modern hotel. Eleetr.t
lights. Unexcelled table. Tickets lncludt
meets and berths aboard ship.
Passenger Fares irom Savannah.
TO Nltw YORK-FIRST CABIN. U;
I FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP. (21; IN
TERMEDIATE CABIN. (It, INTKRMB
t>IATE CABIN ROUND TRIP, (2k
! btkekaoe. (to.
TO BOSTON - FIRST CABIN. *3;
FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP. C IN
TERMEDIATE CABIN. *l7; INTKKJIE
DIATE CABIN ROUND TRIP. (2CO*.
STEERAGE. (11 Tt.
The express steam.-hlps of this line ara
nppolnted to salt from Savannah. Central
(90(h) meridian time, as -ollowa:
SAVANNAH TO RW YORK.
KANSAS CITY. Cept. Fisher, THT7RS
DAY. Not l. 1! *0 a. m.
TAI.LAUASSEE. ( apt Asklns, SATUR
DAY. Nov 3. I:3ft p. tn.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. CapC Berg,
SUNDAY. Nov C 2 Oft a m
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt Daggett,
TUESDAY. Nov . too p m.
NACOOCHEE. t'a|g. Smith, THURS
DAY. Nov 8. ;09 p. m
KANSAS CITY. capt. Ftrher, SATUR
DAY. Nov JO, 7;30 p. m.
TAI.DAHASSEE, Capt Asklga, TI ES*
DAY, Nov. 13, 9:3ft a. in,
UMTY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Daggett,
THURSDAY. Nov !6. 1130 a. ro.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Cape Berg.
FRIDAY. Nov I*. 12 p. m
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Smith. SATURDAY,
Nov 17, I:3ft p. m
KANSAS city. Capt. Fisher, TUESU
DAY. Nov. 2ft 3:30 p. ro.
TAUI.AHASSEE. Capt. Arkbts. THURS
DAY. Nov. 22 (:3ft p. m
CIT3 OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Daggett,
SATURDAY. Nov 2t. ) p. m
NACOOCHEE. Capt. Smith. TUESDAY,
Nov. 27. 8:30 p n
CITY iiF HIItMINGHAM. Capt. Berg.
THURSDAY. Nov. 23. 10:ftft a. m
KANSAS CITY. Capt. Flatter, THURS
DAY. Nov. 29. tft ftft ant.
NOTlCE—Steamship City of Btrretng
ham will not carry passengers.
NEW IOHK TO BOSTON.
CITY OF MACON. CapC Savage, WED
NESDAY. Oct. *1 noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt Savage. MON
DAY. Nov. S. 12:ft0 r.onn.
CITY OF MACON. Cept. Savage, FRI
DAY. Nov. 9 12:00 noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage, WED
NESDAY, Nov. 14, 12:00 noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage. MON
DAY. Nov. 19 12 00 noon.
C! T Y OF MACON. Capt. Savage. FRI
DAY. Nov 21. at 12:0) now.
CITY OF MACON. Capt Savage, WED
NESDAY Nov. 28, 12 oft noon
Tnla company rar< the right
change It- culling* without notloe and
without liability or accountability there
Sailing* New York for Savannah Tu*e
dav-. Thursdays and Saturdays (Oft p m.
W O BREWER. City Ticket and Fete
engcr Agent. 107 Bull street. Savannah.
*'e. W. SMITH. Contractin')! FrsteM
Agent. Savannah. Oa
R G TREZEVANT. Agent. Savannah,
WALTER HAWKINS. General Agent
Trafflo Dep't. 224 W Ray straot. Js*-
E H HINTON. Traffic Manager. Sa
T E 1.8 FEVRE. Mtragar. New
n.f 3K North River. New 3'ork N 1
Merchonls S Miners Transporloilon Go
To Baltimore & Philadelphia
Ticket* on Bole 10 All rotate Norm end
FirM-cla** ticket* il rlude
berth* Savannah to Baltimore n<l I J' " '
delphla. AecotnmodoUon* and cula.no
The ,trnm*hlp* >f ihle oompony • r *, .
(>olnled to *all from B.tvnnab * follow*
(Centtnl Standard Time):
I>. H MILX.BR. Capt. Peter*. THUM*
DAT. Nov 1. I p. m.
ITASCA. rapt, nillup*. SATURDAY, Nov.
3. S p. m -
DORCHESTER, Catp. Jimel, TUESDAY,
New. . 5:30 p. n.
' TO PH I LADE I.l*lll A.
AI.DEOHANY. Capt. Footer. WEDN ES
DAY. <Vt ®. 13 noon „ rtMrt TY
BERKSHIRE. C*pt RyA. MONP*
Nov. 5, 5 p. m.
A 1,1 .EOIIANY, Capt. Foster. FRIDAi,
jftiV. 9. ? p .25.
Ticket OSlc# No. 11l Bull street.
J. J. CAROLAN, Agent.
NEWCOMB COHEN. Tf. -
W r TURNER. O P. A
A. D. STEBPINB. A. T M
J. C. WHITNEY. Traffic Manager.
General Offlcea, Baltimore, MJ.