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WILL ASK FOR STATE FAIR.
rITI&F.V" 48#OCIATIO\ WITH i %ri-
TAt OF 4LVMHH) TO HE om.%Nl7Kt>
I’ltr ThMa*N*it l)nllr I sen *••-
•rrllaeff tn n Hunt Mlnutr*.
Thouili fhr Nire
and Kot Oxer I nltinuliiMlr In ll**-
Kin %% iih —4 nmmillf* 1 of Twenty
dvr to He 4|| t* ird Tn-dny •*
( nmiiM fnr limi for
Mock | the f ff.NtMNMft in
an \Him to I nnclnef the
Fnlr-Tke l|Britlon *>rrloaly nnl
t ner% all % ely IMnrune! by the
M* ei i nil.
Hivanui warns fh** Stair Fair and will
timlrrtwk' t nite W' *W in surwrrlpUon*
to m m<k omianjr for t * fun<►' -f
hnkllr>K t*ar. or a# mu* ? of th.it
rmr;nt sr may he nmderl.
Thm j* t • d* of the rre->*jnjr of
< Itlierw helii mi the City Klfhai RH y*
terday after no*m Juat to h**w the.r
faith in the iwwrHwrit th*#e present sub
rrrlbcsl at, oven S&XMA to the k of th*
* ompsr.y to he organised later on TV • r
w<:* jut nt|rhte*n * ihe rlpfiorvs, va^y.c-.
|: • to ff** each. Ther* w -r* tthmi-r
h#:f W>t**n nlherv pniftyit. .nrn* of whotn
* t their intent ion of sub#* -tiring
a i t avers nee i- , In |o r
of n ituU-ra. tor wa t- !-' h irrah
I* ir.' *# alKut it. The q** wti n of
w atlher nr neat Hjivanmih Ma-uld a-k for
tne State Fair was IB u***d -• rioualy wn.l
earnestly Thnr** iv v*• d*nibt In tr**
mlr.d# of anyotif that Sax tniah could
tske hold of and run a State K.dr in go * i
tyl*. hut ther* was some quest loti ms t
whether suffPVnt lnt*rr.-t rouU h*
MiuiifS'i to Insure the no xearv funds and
the manage men f of the I#• r in a manner
r radii aMe to Savsnr.a It wn* *gr*vi
that It would t* better n*t to have the
fair than to have it and not make a sur
ras# of 11, and therefore it was d* Uie-i t
take step# to find out whether or no* t *
people of .'a-. :mi u!i really want th- fair
by the inf.iM.de *-t of the pc* ket nerve
ll is believad tnnt the ready rrrfpona* at
the nsretiog will tuiv# a good effert.
The crowd rather *i<w In uailiHinit
and it Ka> nearly 5 o'clock when Ma><*r
My* rs railnl tfie Dwrting to order in tha
found! room. On motion of t’np M J
Doyle Mayo Myers w a** l* '*<i bulrmau
Mr E, W. N*em was • > f#*l ret ary
others present at the meetlnif were Col
J H. Kstlfl, Ua.pi D G Puns*-. Mr J. W
.lad'on. I* A .Stovall. 1 A. Solomons,
8 L. Unmn. Osorge u 8 hwarx. MaJ
(). M RyaK R M Hull. 8 B. Adam*,
l/opold Ad er. M J Soiontans. M J I>tn
vergert*. I. <*.;, #t, D. R. Falk. 8. Krous
kofT. B. li. Davy. Phil M Russel;. John A
SuiUv.N;. Joan 1a Ardw r. Robert M
Hicks, M Iryfuw E I okann*. Geotv ■■
N. Nirhok, Fred M Hu,l.
The cal. for tn* rn • ling. published by
the Mayor, wns n td by tie *ev#tary
•itl Mayor M '.-era mad*- a statement of
the s*tua;ion. Tlie indl* ,4th* are th4t
under proper auspices Aivnnnah can s*
cure the net Rtate Fair. h* said.
I th-i.K Bavannah sto>b make an ef
fort to secure the fair for neat year
sitd trie Mayor.
Tt Is ciwtoraary with rwir merchants to
prnvkkt form *A entertainment e,i ri
year for the purpose of nttrai tut the
psopie. but rernt entertainmen's have
t of proven • aatiafaetory as is dewire-i
The State Fa.r w* n.<l te on a larger scab
rrriwi 4nytbli.ff of the kind wc nave .*
tempted in recent years, ir would inter
est the pep}e of ti>e !ate generally, and
there is every reason to believe that
wtil attract many tbou-an.ls of people
.\layor Myers sanl he did not think th*
exposition at Charleston would interfere
in iiny wa> with the holding of n sf* *
Fair at ftavannah. The fair will he he'd
in November, whereti* ihs Charleston Ex
position doe# not open until Dscsmisr
Many exhtbttors will natural.y take ud
%er>tage of the opportunity to exhibit at
To ondu> t the fair creditably, cons ti
er abb mon* > will b needed, ** said the
Alayor. “and It will tie necessary to form
an association for the purpose, and to
secur*? aubscripthms to stock These suh
s riptlona wIR not ije In the nature - of do
nation*, hu: t ie stibaeriheni ar|U have th
prospect of gettirar th** greater j*art >r
all of their money returned to them.”
The Mavor kr*wledge,| the <fforr*
made by ,Mj Hvab in taking up this
question with the Executive Committee
of the Btaie Agricultural Ariaty, and
* .tiled upofi him fur a statemeni
Maj. Ryale said there |* not the slight
sat doubt about Savat.r.b ability to se
cure the fair. The officers of the Agri
cultural Society and the members of the
Executive Committee *re anxbMjs to have
it come her*, he said. T.e only question
is whether the psopie of Savannah nae
wiikng to undertake the fair in a manner
to put it ii|*>n a plane which would be
creditable both to the city and the Btat*
Agricultural Roolety The V t bloat a fair
was a credttable one and the Agricultural
Society people had been mu h pleased,
but Havjinnah would be expected to do
Heretofore. MnJ Rials said, the Stale
Fairs have ultnply been local alTitr* un
der etate supervision What Havannuh
should iV la ■> hold a real State Fair. one
whlrh will arouse *h<‘ lnteic| of the pc.-
pb- of the entire HIP llv ..IT. ring a if
fldently large premium* for county ex
hibits a krg- number of counties could
he Induced to make nhlMtt n<l every
county exhibiting mean* a large attend
ance from that county. He suggested pre
mtums of ll.loti for the beat county rx
hlhit rr.ulm* down to with neve ml
Ills' premium* at eonao a I too prize*
Atlanta. Augusta. Macon and Valdosta
all mart" profit* on th fair when
held In those town*. Major Kyals eold.
and there It no r*#..n why Savannah
should not do a* well Hla eallm.ite of
the neoesaarv fund for conducting the
fair wn sSooon to urn and In arriving
at this he had taken care to mike an
outalde eatlmate. With the* fund In hand
he believed that the fair could make nil
egpetrae* and rntrplu* of fid.OW besides
With thta monev eould repay the stock
holder* their subw-rlptlon* with a divi
Other ritle*. Major Ryal* add had
traateil the Agricultural So. ie tv badly
and pome are now heavily Indebted to
It. Hla Idea la that the Savannah Asao
rtatlon ahould offer the Agricultural So
etety one-half of any aurplua, or dividend
that might accrue, and thue otdaln tho
haarty and acttve support of thla large
and Influential body.
The horse race*. MJ. Ilyalt aald. ahould
t>e an Important feature of the fair, lie
met n number of the race-track peo
ple In Atlanta. Ju*t aa the fair waa
breaking up there, and they were a 1
•anxious to come to Sivannah A sti'ce*-
ful fair, MJ. Ryals raid, would probably
reault in the estab'lshmcnl of a perms
nent race track at Savannah.
The question of whether or not Savan
nah atioukl beatlf herself tn behalf of
the fair w* dlaeu*ed.at tome length by
Mr S Kmutkoff Mr S L. Isixaron, 04.
.1 II Katlll, Mr P A Stovall, Mr J. bn
1. Areher and other* Mr. Krouakoff and
Mr, I-azuron were enthualaatlc upm the
euhjert Cot. K*tl)l t>*> conservative and
narratad aome .4 hi* prevtoua exfw-rlenee*
In hl* line All spoke in praise of the
eueceaa which Valdosta had recently
made of the fair, and gave that little
city full credit for Ita good work.
The people of Charleston. it waa mated,
had quickly subscribed tion.ooo for
their exposition, and the propia
(Cot. no usd an Third Page J
4ti joc key mi iirr.
Improbable That the Movement Will
lb- |*aabe| for a W hlle.
It unprobabu- that i meeting of the
f-ntl'rrwn lnt#r*-*tai th the organiu I<a
of a Jockey club in Savannah far the
;.urpope of '.wkuirir owner* of string- of
racing horses to bring their sto k he.- •
I r Wittier meets Stl! b** held sonr Gen
W M Hordor, was ena.rmin of the ma- *
meet Inc hehl l*t sprir<g at tne I>e 8o o.
ulid wll call another me*-ring whenever
the mmjttee* then appointed, are ready
A gentleman who ;m or re of the corn*
mlttees, atid yegterdkj that I
believe it wll be worth whl.e to • ail i
ni*- tli'g before r ext spring In fa* ? he
said he thought -t be better not to
i meerir,sr as no preparation or r
-rwngemef.t fr stock could he made in
time f..r having rt**e t . s winter and too
me* tan** wo I be lr*st hetwes*> th‘
nd next winter, should a meeting be
he id now
1 stub a long wait, the gentlem n
•• ■>!. there wou’d t>e a strong ' han ♦ of
ki.Mttg interest m th** movement before
r •> :11 be * irr ei out N t more than
x month w>uld be required to get tb -
l.i well afoot and complete It. and for
t. 4 r* .ir-on he advocate* waiting until
March or At r 1 lie fore holding another
tn • tli.g lle*dde> he said a r.'im'er of
wr ilthy tourists fr*im th* Nrth wll le
i* r at Hot tim* and their interest in a
I* an for the estabilshment of a ra e
-••lit-* for winter me*-ts might be aroused
They might be tnduced to Invest In and
aid the movement.
On* of the rnmltte*— was appointed
• * ascertain farts and figures relative to
th*- establishment of the rare c.wirse, the
e-ection of Hereditary buildings etc .
while ||.* < ther was to cor.'* v pond wi h
owr- r* **f racing string- at the Nort i,
r a- ertaln their oplnl n if* to • e wis
am <<f su* h a plan fo- Savannah. Just
what was done nnd what wis 1* irn**d
the committee will not he known un
til a irr !r g of thoae Interested U* called
by tien. Gordon.
Tit* f*f* * • t would not have t*n allowed
<i In,. *n a ft las since the meeting
Iv r spring hid it n *t !• • n for the unf *r
•a• * *U nt ti nt )*fe|l <en OerWi
That \ -> but a snort wntle after the
m*-e?ing an*i the ehairman was incapaci
tated frnen taking further part Ills in
ability t . p-rt. j 11 e lit it mr* ting prevent
<d another from being h*- *1 as It warn
•h -■ t that he might s*--n be able to it
♦etwl Tim** and ragged abmg. however
wiiho * Ms recovery, and then he left
for a European trip, from which he hn*
but recent y returned
<#r p Inte*e- w is created hy the talk
of • raeeco ir-* t the ’line, and it seem
'd th it The movement had received an lm
fietus that would result In Its successful
nrn<. ijfion An Idea preval'rd that about
••* wotiid cover all the costs for the #>•
b. '•.■intent of a perfectly appointed rnlle
• and it was clear enough that no
difficulty would be found In raising u Urge
portion of that amount A numler *.f
merchants and others, believing that ihe
many peop’e who would be attracted by
race meets would heneflt th** city vsstly
reaxdlly announced their willingness to
mtrlbiife to the sto. k of ftie enterprl*e
and then* Is little doubt that it might have
all i***efi raled h;t*l vigorous effarts been
Th* neiv plan for the Sire Fair mav
*ake the place of the r * e c*-nirwe pro)e
for the time being. If the flr w* r**
given In Fax inrvah and prm-ed a surc*w
the arguments In fax'or of the race course
sr.d regular winter meets of running
hor sew w*xuld b** stronger than *vw, for
the coiirse would have been practically
established for the races that are always
an a*^*gnpanlment of the Georgia St ite
l air The course and buildings wou.d
probably have to he nut in better condi
tion than they nnx f be for the fair as 'he
be*t running the country would
be expected from the North by a Jockey
lub hut the knivowmenti hc-hhi rv
would be comparatively little Tte great
er part >f the expend w*mM hive h*-n
wut hafood by the Fair Association.
Tho.-- imbued with the racing spirit
nr! tne dejrire to have the winter meets
nay feel tha* the fair races provided
the fair Is held in B.xv;innh. will suffice
for a y r. ir*l for that reason. |t may
bo that •% meeting with the view of *e
‘ahiishlrig n Jffckey <*lub will rot he held
until after the Ktate Fair.
none; iMiti.v uki.l
\ o Very H .-•••I * I.lkrly tc
Mr CharVn fb h upp. cerk for Mhot*
Meinhard A- 8 haul. who wan lnjur*d by
the fall of the el valor night before Iwt.
ihr story of which was told In the Morn
Inc News of yeaterday. waa reported last
night as rritlng a easily an coult be
expected. Ills hurts sere an painful an
they appearni to there who saw* them,
but there wore no deveiopmenis. nave for
a sprain that made Itself evident Thin
aff*ctn the back, but It in not believed u
will prove eeriouw. The young man's
friends trust he will ooon be amoni thetn
Edward Wlllln, she porter for Messrs.
Ar Rchaul. ws* reported an get
ting on probably Ihe of Ihe three
who wre Injur*-1 bv the fall. Ahrtm
Uoarh. the porter for the Metropolitan
dothing Oompany. wan not farina no well,
m his hurt' were very lasaiciftft nd g no
dular sw tiling* had appeared to add to
hie fliftoombTl. i
fine of Ihe httndn of the elevator's
mechanism had .s.ipped when the three
m*n and the large t>ox of jcoods were on
the lift, thereby causing the accident.
Workmen were hunv yesterday In rrpwlr.
Inc the damage and fixing the elevator so
that It would not hr likely to ever fajl
TO IIR4 HI IT Foil TIIK \UY.
Hoard Will lie In the Vtest
f This \\ r**k.
The navy recruiting hourd which ha*
lwen receiving recruits for the navy on
the Gulf coast for the last month or more
will arrive in Savunruih to-day and will
he located In the old T’nlfed States <’ourt
r.a>m In the Cuttom House toalny, to
morrow nnd Saturday Capt. W. W He
nintn r of Pcnsaoda In the head of the
The court room and the oil Jury’ room
which will be ucd by the surgeon a* an
examining ro”m. have been put in ord* r
for the rerrulilng board. It In nafe to say
that Savannah wi.l furnlnh as many re
cruiin an any city *# ltn size
M!AATI> %It %• Y*a MKKTIHIG9.
Services l.ast Might tan darted by
Capt. Hettpater of Tampa.
The rneettren of the Salvation Army
last night were conducted by Capt Demp
ster of Tumi**. Fla. The raptam stopped
In the city on his way to Mobile, where
he Is to engage It' army work.
Avery attentive crow! greeted the
army worker** on the street and an inter
esting congregation was present In the
hall Tti army work *e< ms to he i*re
grcsxlng and meeting* are conducted In
ihe hail 111 President street, west, every
night at $ o'clock
llouffU*' Arm Taken Off.
The arm of James E Douglas. the fire,
man who woe Injured d*y before vester
i%my by a Beft Lane car wan amputated
at the Savannah Hospital yesterday about
r.oon by Dr A B Simmons The naturs
of the Injury made |t necessary to take
tha arm off between the elbow and the
shoulder Mr. Douglas stood the opera
tion well, and Is expected to be abi* to
iaavs the hospital shortly.
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 0, 1900.
SOLOMON SHEFTALL HELD.
PitnIIIM'XT I.HOI a:lt HIM IKiURD
ill *t oil i: t ommi**iom:h I*KH Ik.
1 barged With I'uttlng tn ('irenlstlsn
a lie Ineil stlxer I rrllliente—liicl
drat an U hteh fh l barge Is Hased
Oresrrril l.ast Augusi —Mr. shrftall
ladlgaant I > Dealea thr 4 barge end
>o Ev Ile wee He* Art Bren lei ra
il need to I'rnif 11 —— ft 411 We* Het*ei%
Aram X* to 8 1 is—llepoal led at
southern Hank and Redeemed
l.*t and After e lime llrnpprar
Sximon Bheftali * w • l known whole
*mle grocer, was arrested yesterday morti
ng and r* iUfi*d h*-fore f'nltel fliates
Commissioner J Fred in tne after
noon. on a charge of piuch g In iHrculailon
a *tlver c#-rilfi* ate ra.c 1 in denomination
from tL to $1"
The irr m upon which the charge !•*
based ar I for which th** irtf*t was made
occurred during last August It was writ
ten up In the Mom!* X News at the t.m**
of the occurrence, th*vugh no names w*-re
uc*l. Bii • that tnv J. M White, a
I'n;ted Fiat** S* rr* Bervi e agent, has
been investigating the matter and s er.
•lav swore out the warrant under which
Mr Bheftali wa- arrest*-l As o.i a- h*
wac notified of the charge against him.
Mr ffheft.il! gavo bond for his appearance
whenever h* t- I- l i.<! thu- a.oil* .
any further t * esslty of bis detention.
The facts In ihe case are* that on or
about Auk 1. Mr ffheftall ha*l deposited
io his • redit in the Bo*.thern Bank the
raised certificate, which w taken ther.
by his ashler. James J I-e y. In th
afterro n ttse trouble with the b- I was
discovered, it w.i raniol to Mr. 8h f
• all’s offi* e by A M. Glover, then acting
tslier r*f the Bouihern Bank, ar and *h
amount of It wns refunde*! Tne raise]
certfft ate was left In Mr Bhe*all’s p*>
se*-ion Subsequent v It disappeared an*j
then turned up strain
A’ the hearing before the commissioner
yestep-ay afierr.*o,, ih*-*. fa tw w* r* te -
titled t*. |y M G! ver Mr Mills B
Lane, v•* president of the C’itix* i- Bank,
where the second apj* ranee of the hill
occurre*!, by Mr. I. II t'iark. wh* tru
one of trie victims f thin -*•- *: 1 nn* i
- c. r.rd l y 8*- ret 8* rvl* ,Yg*sit J M.
Wright, who has Investigated the #e
Mr Fla. k said the tiil had ’r hi *nt
him b\' W 8. Lynch of itin cir.. inl ie
rai f* in It to a country firm Thi- In
ter firm had sent the till) to th** Pltlgans
l ank to |i a note, and It h. i *n re-
Jevte.l nnd stampr-*!. the stamp wir ■<.
in rci ink Just wh it wis the trouble
Asa matter of fact the work of rais
ing the bill has been clumsily done, and
a x*ery casual Insp* tion suffice** to dis
close It. The ap.M trance of the bill at
the Citizens Bank wa alut 8* pi. 1.
This was uliout the cat#* for the govern
ment. so far as tt was made out nt the
h-airing yeet**r*lay afternoon. >n beha.f
of the defendant, ('apt. J M Rogers, hy
whom he was repr*-.-* nte*|, introduced two
witnes-er-. l*oth of them employ**.* of Mr
ttheftali Thes* w.re W. F. Y.tigncur and
.James J Insft* y.
Mr \'lgneiir tes#lrt*i that on th*- morn
ing in question a remittance had * ome to
th* house from E O. Futch, one of Us
drummers. A considerable portk>n of thh
refnittance wni In currency, and after
making the proper entries on the books
he had turned the money over to the
cashier. Mr Legcy, for deposit. He had
rot noticed that there was anything
wrong with ny of the bill*
Mr Lea y said he remembered receiv
ing the mon' and that he had noticed
at the time there was something queer
about one of the hills. Ir had not occur
red to him. however, that the hi! was
raised, and he had simply thought that
It was. i*erhaps. anew Issue lie depowit
-d the money In the hank, where tt was
received without qu* •! n In the of er
noon. how**v#T, Mr tllr>ver had called at
the store with the bill, said that it had
been raised ar.d a*k* 1 tha # P be ex
changed. The money was refunded
Mr. Sbeftsll made a s atement In hls
own behalf. He said that th*' first Indi
cation he ever had that lh<-re was such
s bill In existence was when Mr Glove**
hal called it the store Hid ask*d that
it he redeemel. He had Inxestlgatcd the
matter. 1 erne*) tha Mr I-cacx hal tio
ticed that there was something queer
about one of the bills he had depo-d*e
com* to Ihe conclu-1 >n that the bill bad
been dM*oslre*l for him and redeemed it
Mr Bheftall said he had then continu'd
hl investigations in*l by examination of
Ins ca ! h bawnc nn*l an Inspectb*n of the
pavi ents made .lurinc th** morning In
question had become reasonably well * on
v,i •**! that It had been reeelved In a
package hent him bv Mr. Futoh. lie had
th -n handed th*- bill ha k to Mr Ku h.
after keeping it In hln possession for
about two weeks. .nd thts wes the I f
h** hA<l ever seen of It When he bind**-!
the certificate to Mr. Futch his Instruc
tion* were that It should he returned to
the man from whom M Futch had re
At the hearing. Mr. Rhefinll win no*
permitted *o relate conversations had
with him by Mr Futch. but he told a
Morning News rejunter that Mr. Futch
had told him that the hill had either been
lost or stolen. Mr. Shrftall rakl tht he
knew nothing about the matter, further
than what Is outlined above, nnd was
absolutely guiltless of any responei 4lltv
for the bill s rpp* , .ir.n.*e in circulation
Tbe hearing was continued by the com
missioner until thlp afternoon, when It is
hopel to have Mr. Futch and W ?
Lvrv’i of Rincoti. jii attendance. Mr
lync4t la the man from whom Mr ('lark
thinks he secured the bill .t the tint*'
of Its second appearance.
Mr. J J. Gleason, te h*r of the Scuth<'ni
Bank, was In New* York at the lime the
1411 was presented there. On his return to
the city he akd Mr. le.u y to bring the
bill to the Itfink and lei him examine It.
atvd this wan don** He afterward# re
turned it to Mr. Bheftall.
Ho far an the evidence has progress'd,
there iem IK* reason to itt . h guilt
Mr Sheftall. lie sold that he was In a
position to substantiate fully everything
that he has said aid that the evidence
given by Mr Futch would serve to ex
onerate him completely, if any further
exoneration was needed.
F.lecflons by Oslriltorpr stid beKslli
At the last mooting of DeKalb
of Odd Fellows the following off! ere
Noble Grand— I C. 11. Oaraon.
Vice Grand—W. K. Norton.
Treasurer Kdw ml Moyle.
Herr eg ary W. W. Grusa
Oglethorpe I>dge No 1. has elected the
N G— E. A l.aron, Jr.
V. iJ.-T. (* I*Wce?tl.
Permanent and Recording Secretary—
T It Hutton
Treasurer W 11. Whitehead.
Trustees—John A. Hid ton. Davis Free
man. and John K. Raaon
General Relief Committee—T J Din
kies ll S Holding
Property Trustee- W c Travis
Organist-James Van Berscho:
Special at Fek^teln's.
Gustave Eckstein fk Cos. will red to-day
and to-morrow on!y. LOOO ya'ds of M-lnch
cheviots and serges. In plain and fancy
weaves, all colors, warranted all wool and
worth $1 per ya*d. for this speUal sale.
CIOiKO THE DOLL Htl%\.
f*rle to the Winner* Were award
ed ifdirnlat Ulrraooa.
s ond and dosing day of the doll
show given by Fro*be 1 Orel# of King’s
I* iKhter*. was as great a success as the
fir* . and many visitors were In Fuat ham
Artillery Hall yesterday to e***e the dis
play All day. up so o’clock in the af
ternoon. the show was In progress, and ;
the amount realised from ,a*lmlssion
barges was considerable
At , r o'clock yesterday afternoon the
prize* in the several * lass*** were award
ed. Tha prize among the girl dolls, which
w is presented by Messrs. B H. A*
I To., w* awarded to tne doll ensered
bv Mrs J imcs Hunter. To# prize for the
b st baby dpU wa# presented by Msarv
Theus Brothers, and was awarded to j
Mrs N F. Jackson Among the fancy- j
dr*iw*#>d dolls, the prize, presented by Mrs. *
J F C Myers, was won by h# Ogle
thrpe laght Infantryman *hat was en
tered by <bipt. G A. Gordon Th* prize j
for the Wt old-faahloned <l*4l was pre- j
naoi by Mwsrs. Ja *k#*n Metzger A
<’o. .and wis awarded to Miss Mamie
Marshall. In the class of doll* that were I
entered by merchants, th** pr.*e, present-
• i by Mn- tieorge liarnum, w.s awarded
In four of th* classes that were adver- j
*:s*l an Insufficient number of dolls were j
•'titered, and no prizes were awarded
T }; w t* an understanding that existed
• !*re th* entries were mad*. Tjie pap**r
*.', t ie rg dole, the lotS lress*d b>
rr.eii. and :he crippled and dtswbled do! 1.4
wer# these clasaea. Mb** Oulte Garrard’s
puper (1011. Miss Meil Thomas' rag d4l.
•nd rr Phillips' wWfow doll, however,
were given honor bl* mention, as th;y
In| In the competition anssig the few
• at were entered 4U their respective
Tu* beautiful hsihy W>II. tipxin wni h
many vot* w* re r**> dvl wus awarded
to Mw*. Jmli Hunter
An at>c,i*4i of the |ois belonging to the
r i* w • hell after th* award of the |
pr:z**s, hut the crowd showed no very i
ardent l*s.re to hwl and the effort to s*il i
the pretty plavt.lings fell flat Only two i
r ihre* wer so, ! hut the members of
•he ciraJw are still hopeful of d.sposing f
• i* do,ls. and thereby adding to tne fund 1
they hold for rharlt.'thie purposes.
TO I*l T VIIHBB niIBHOROthiD.
%n Ratlmate f the t o*t ulmlM#*l
• Maj. Srrexrn.
Th* recent ndatlons of Bupt
Thomas 8 teven of the police and Sunt
J. K. Maguire of th* fire department, that j
the wir*. of the lame we.l system and
fire slcrm system be put underground, re
sulted in a notification to Bupt <’kl
bom of fire and police alarms, to make
an erdlmate or the probable coat of such
an arrangement. This estimate was com
pleted yesterday and submitted to Bupt
s reven. It is a* follow*:
ffavannah, Qa , Dec 4 I§l—“Maj
Thomas Hrreven, ffuperintendent Police
r>**p.-rtmeni. Savannah. Oh Hear 8r
I r* >je 'tfullv sut>mlt the following stl
mate on an underground system: I can
place timlerground the wires north of
Perry wtre*>t connecting fir** l**>xcs Nos.
7. R. !>. 12, 13. 14. 18. IS. 81. 82. and Engine
• ’ompanl** No. 2 atid Pole* boxes Nos
i: 21. 24. SI. a. 5!. 123. sftid 144 at a total
<-,> of t.'4U.06, subdivided as follows
North of York street: Labor and ma
terial for fire depart men Ms**. 50. labor and
material for poll> department. 1929.&0; to
*al. |l,v; ( By combining the systems will
South of York street; Labor and ma
terial for ffre department, flag. labor ond
at* rial for * department. |4fß; to
’al. h* ’2> By combining the system will
ost $*.22 i r The police department north
•>f Perry street will coat $1,422.50.
You will observe that the proposed un
derground system embraces all the fir*
and police boxes In the business district,
thus affording absolute protection to the
most va.liable property In Savannah dur
ing our periodica! s*rms, as Engine Com
panies No. 2 and 3 can respond at iny
time to these alarms This would be i
l**rmanent improvement that would ma
terially reduce our operating expenses. ■
the und system depre iates
11 i- n**r 1" per cent
Storage Batteries nml Rwitchhoxrda—A
omplete system of storage batteries nrvl
mod* rn switchboard with all safety de
vi *es • an b< Install'd .'is fo.lows
Fin* and Po'tce combined. ff.SKi; Fire
Tepanment. I*. •'•O; Poll**# Department
$900; total, 12.500,
The net suvlng by using this 4y*!cm will
t*iv for Itself In rive (M years and Insun*
good s *rvl *• No try In the I’nite I
of Savannah's commercial im ortance 1
without this Improvement to the ffre and
ix>J!ce departments. Itespeotfully.
W. I' Flalrborn,
Superintendent Fire and Police Telephone
At F.n FOR ms rOKHIAAIOtI.
s. K. Platshek Heeovered a Verdict
for 917.1 From Faye A Morrison
The rise of Ran> K. Platshek against
Foye A Morrison was on trill In the
(Tty Court all of yesterday morning and
until late yesterday afternoon. The cose
resulted In a verdict for the plaintiff for
$175. about one-third of the amount sue*!
for by him.
Mr Platshek negotiated the lease of the
new Weed building for the firm of Foye
A Morrison, before that firm's dissolu
tion and the retliement of Mr. Morrison.
The b-ase was for ten year*, and the
plaintiff claimed that hls services In ar
ranging It were easily worth s*•'#>. Mr.
Fuye told him be would glvt him STe*
There whs *©tne rather spicy tes imony
during the trial of the case yesterday,
neither the plaintiff nor Mr Foye speak
ing In very complimentary terms of e.ch
other., Thlngr wore smoothed over, how
ever. evn the verdict of the Jury being a
tl is said that when the first ballot as
to the amount of the verdict was taken in
the Jury room the amounts voted for
varied between sls and The Jurors
finally agreed to fix the amount of ‘he
verdict at $175. with which the plaintiff
professed hlmeelf reasonably well siti*-
CIIRDTNAA AT RKTIIMDA.
Friend* off the llys at Aea Aead
Them a M**ter for a Tree.
The toys of Bet herds have Just been
remembered by some of the old frfenis.
John Course? anl Henry Buchanan, once
Beth rod ahoys, but now on the revenue
cutter Bout well, collected from the offi
cers and crew of the Bout well sfi 10. which
they have ?ent to Mrs. Chaplin, to he
used In behalf of a Christmas tree f.r
the boys, who have no home to go to
during the holidays. Those who feel •>
dls|**el to aid In this cause may -end
their donations to Mrs. A. V. Chaptiu.
Betheada Orphans* Home, and they will
be acknow ledge I.
An after-theater thought, a bottle of
Cook’s Imperial Kxtra Dry Champagne
Special Schedule to Tybee n*g| hfh.
Account Odd Fellows oyster
Tybee train which la scheduled to leava
Savannah dally at SOD p. m . win leave
at 2:00 p. m. Thursday. Dec $. to accommo
•late the Odd Fellows and their friends.
J, C. Haile, Gen. Paaa. Agent.-ad.
DIED A NATURAL DEATH.
POI RTH DBTRKT RBYHOIIM f MR
DIRWIId KO HI LIHITATION.
Excited .Advance Sllrr of l.a*<
Mg ht’ at Labor Hall
I* rod weed Ureal Expectat 4 w. I*i
They Were Iriiumr*! t IH*ap|M*l*i
iii**ni-Ilip t Inab Met, ldateaed to
Jnatiee Hsinohb nnd Adjourned
Without |>a>— Whole I'nwroUng
Oeeapletl |.e* Than Fifteen Xlln
u••*— XA . 1., tiraxann Indorsed for
Aldrrmnn i>> thr *uth*4dera.
The meeting of th# Fourth District
Reynold* CJuh, that had been ailed for
last night, with a i4ar. of trumpets or I
the announcement of impending excite
ment. was held hut it was one of th#
quietest ar.d shortest po.ltia. meeting >
of the season. The club sucre.l-d In t -
cofnpllshlng Just one thing—lts own death.
Yeatcrday morning the fo. owing ex
clt#i ar.noun* ement appeared in th t
sp‘cia4 columns of the Morning New
“A meeting of tb U irth. lit t Reyn
oltla t'luh w>ll l>* held tonight at laV>r
llnll. Keorganilalkn will be had, ari l a
general discussion of t • p..:t. *1 situa
tion, preparatory to municipal - tmi*aign,
Ail voter# of th* di*r t must aft v. •
busirveea of viral lmrortan“*. t* u h*ng
csmlng election, will t*. trar:a* l**l
Tht* L HU . President.
W. T. MacDonald. P.-*-r**tar>
On the streets It wns gem rally under
stood that the meeting would Indor.-e t:i*
atvildac.v of Akierman Jam* s M Dlxo:
f or Mayor, and In reqsmte to the call
about eighty residents o? t!i* Four! Dis
trict gather* and in laibor Hail last night.
Their confident exration that som*.
thing would In|*pen wa doom*d to
President Thomas L 11 ill < l."l the
meeting to order and then Just *e Reyn
noldx thank* l the club for th* - fforts it
had mad# to secure his r* *lecti*>n—* f
torti which had been i** rf* .y suo •
ful. Justl** Heynoki.** s>ul the clu * h.*l
accomplished the object of Its **\[o**r. •
and that when it adjourned it should be
A sufficient of the club mem
bers had been brought to understand the
situation and a motion to ad}urn sine die
wa* lmm*tilrtte.y offered. I wa imm*
diately put and carried, o imittmg of t o
debate, and *he ni"! in w ■* at an end
It had been In session |e . tr.an quar
ter of an hour
Justice Reynolds stated ;<*-t night tha!
there would be a big meeting of the
Fourth District on Monday night, when
a Club would be organiz'd to take imtT
in th* municipal ampaigu Everybodj
atMwit the had waid that thi meet.ng
would indorse the candidacy of A.derm.u
Dixon. But th* whole thing look* >i Juat
a little bit strange.
GRAY SORT Et>H .ALDER M AH.
lotion of South End Pidltlrnl Club
The South Em) Pollti* a! Flffh laid ft
peaceful and orderly me*'Ling at hs ji
(era at Whitaker nn*l Thirty-ti' h vreets
ast night. Of the sever l luo rn* < t
wrhlch have be#-n held recently, the meet
ing nasily took flrnt rank as to the . 4 t>-
•nd character of the men preset;!, ar.d
the orders manner of the pro edmgs.
The meeting was railed to order b>
President R H Clements. Secretary J
Bernhardt b*lpg in hi? chair. It re
quired about fifteen minutes to dispose
of the business of the meeting. Tn a f
business was the nomination of Mr.
Will*am L. Grayeon ** th* csndkiatf* of
the clu for alderman from the Boith
iik The nomination wwh easily arl
quickly carried, nnd the president wh
tnstruoted to appoint a committee of tiC
teen to notify Mr. Graysot) of the club's
The president apiKrintel the following
| committee: Robert Holland. It. II Clem
ents. T It Hutton. J. (j Buckheit. Freil
Schnaars, K. J Groover, Edward Hol
rw.il C C. Eebey, tieorge W. All*n.
John F. CH'Slgny, t\ \% Brunner, J. C.
Himherdt. C. M. Ma.piiu?, It 8. Mep
The club did not express itself op the
subject of th** mayoralty. It wa under
stood mat tler# were some member?
ii*#ent who were *ksirous of br.nging
up this q stlor but the> wer*- given n^
• noourage merit. There were fully 125
members of the club |n atterKkinc*. Tne
lub has an enr<* ,and membership of 521
AA AAT THE TRIATKE INSTALLED.
('redifor* A*k Tlmt Temporary Itf
eelverwhlp Hr Dissolved.
An application for an order wind.ng up
the temporary rcteivership of tne bank
rupt estate of Mark Apple was fllr| in
the T’nlted fftater* District Court yester
day evening by Messrs. O'O tiLor. O'Byrn •
Ac Hartrldge, r*prerniing the
creditors it; the case.
Hlncc Mr. Apple was declared n bank
rupt his estate has been administered bv
United States Marsha! John M. Barn**#,
who was appointed temporary r* elver
by Judge Spe r The application filed
last evening on b<*haff of tne creditor#,
asks that th* temporary r* * iv r hip be
dissolved, ar.d that the eie<'UC4i by the
reditor* of Mr A L. Alexand. r, as
trustee, be *x>nffrme*l by the court.
The appa vKion nu*le to Judge flpeer
is U accor.iance with the decision reached
at a meeting of the creditors, held la-
Sat unlay. Tne procre* of ad minis t nt; ;*m
has now* ret* bed a point whdi the cre*|.
Itons. ttirough their representative, catt
take the matter directly In charge, nr*!
;his they wish to ln Ie h probable that
♦he order asked will be readily granted
by judge ffpeer.
FKKIH TFNF.II IV AN HNGINK.
Lively kmnahup at Itarnnrd and
A buggv heoraglng to a Kro tigiton street
furniture more wo* badly smashed yew
terilay morning at Barnard nnd Liberty
• meet# by the horse becoming frightened
t the asphalt engine and running away
Only a young negro was in the buggy
when the animal fir at hegan to show
• lane of fenr. nnd he promptly got out of
the vehicle and endeavored to hold the an
imal hy cetrhlng the bridle, the ho-*.-
broke from him however, and running
south on Harranl street broke th shafts
and wheel* of ftr buggy before he n„
Watch Oat, Children, Watch Out!!
The hlggcat Christmas tree since the
day* of old King Cole. It |* a hgen.l In
Adler's store that years ago in the
ground before the More <* built, old
Bunta Claus planted a Christmas berry,
and that aooner or later a Christmas tree
would grow up through the stoic And
sure enough, there has grown up. through
the floor up Into the thbd story, a gre t
Mg Christmas tree, loaded with toy* ,„4
thing* for children Never before has
Kuvsnnah se-n such a sight. It is a filry
tale, exemplified ard Illustrate) fo,. th<>
chllJren - * detigh'. Santa C|.u no doubt
will go down each chimney of everv home
In Savannah, but hs and hla army of aa
aUtanta will assemble at Adler'a anl
gather from off thla big tree most of the
toy* and things that he will give them
The children had better sc rk*nt* ci, u ,
personally at Adler'a, aisi tell him what
u bring them —ad,
AT Dl PKY BTREET fill H( H.
The specie I Ksrxlfsi Hy the I‘aatnr
Attraetlwg Much latereat.
RexMval servicso have been in progress
at Duffy .Street Baptist Church during
the preaching, hnx'ing been done by Rev
R 4 Van Deventer, pastor of the
The '•abject on Tues Jay nigh! was ”Prn
terostai Antecedents.” showing xvhat wa
reedful to bring a * a .-on of Pentecostal
.f*.*.**jngs the church. On Tuesdo,-
,ugni slr. \’an Deventer poke on *T*en
tfc- hI Blessings. ’ The subject wa*
m* st mt* r*w;lngly handled, and make
de* p lmpr* ssicn on the *x*r>gregation
night the subject was Am Ia
‘■ran.’’’ Tie sermon <*aussd many o
if- <ot jg rcgat.>n to look about their #tlr
it .i. ti iiuonv. and when the question
w* * n i fc**d. not ii gr*t many ventured
n aflfrmatlve answ*r There seemed to
-■ arou?*‘d u strong spirit of sclf-exami-
MituH . while the pr-icher dw**.t upon tne
• r"us |K>lnt# of evidence, by which the
*i * can be made.
The congregations have been large
t h evening and all who ait* nded have
K-id thoroughly intere#t'd and been
*4j**d by th* clear and earnest presen
tatiou of these subjects.
Mr Van laexenter is a icaker aw well
is i\ r*r t* her of more than us tail ability
and ai y*>r. who hears him can but be
>ene.utel ie Well as pl* a and.
It Is exiiected th* public will take ad
v intag* of th e S'-rvlces during the week
*c*l "iM attend th**m.
Mr V m Deventer’s sermons during the
week w.; be specially directed to church
member*, hia subject for to-night being
T * Consecration We Ni," The ser
vice.- begin lit $ o'clock.
I>l. HI ICO II THE XB\T LECTURER.
Will Ite Heard Dec. I.* on **Faota and
l ietion Alut (lie Ji*s."
The thirl leeture of the Savannah Lec
tor- <v. rse will he given it the Guards*
Hull la. 12. by Dr. Ernll G. Hlrsch. who
wii. e]* .*k of ‘ Facts ani Fiction About
the J* w Dr. Hlrsch is a distinguished
divine, editor of the Reform Adx*o Ute.
nd ru’*bi of the 84nai ('ot.gr eg a tion. und
is recognized as one of the foremen*!
schokir- and orators of th< day.
”Fa t- and fiction at*ou: the Jews.”
sold Savannah gentleman yesterday,
who ha- hard the lecfure, “is of Inter
• st, not alone to J*wih people, but will
!*<• found to be of absorbing interest to
. othr .reeds. Rev. Dr. Sheldon, when
here -pok* of the unity of the* churches,
but Dr H.r-Ch goes a step further and
d*vot* -a imriion of hls lecture to the
‘Brutnerhood of Man.’
As ti e Jew# have been Inhabitants of
nil countrhs and have lived with ail
rues, the ;•*■ ture covers a wile ffeld. On©
of th* most interesting portion* of It Is
that devoted to the history of the Ro
nmc nt the time of the crucifixion of
| Christ, and Considerable time is devoted
dso to the origin of one of Bhakesi*eare‘s
: gr-atest characters, 'Bhvlock '
In Hirerh i>* one of the greatest ©u
: th'irlfies on Bihll al subjects in the
United States. He f* of Semitic
i lar.guag'-s at tlik University of Chicago,
Ind whatever he #oys may be token n
authentic His talks on r** iglows subject#
have b*-. n given in all the le i*Jlng Lx
cum and Vo- ng Men’s Christian Aie*o
iatlon U ture cour-es of the North und
MARKET BTALLA RENTED.
Present Qrrapsnti Retain Tb*i
I'lnces for Ihe Cos min a A'ear
I The renting of the stalls in the rr r
I for the yr.ir t*>r>k p ae# in the
j Market yes'erdn x* n.orr ing, being c n
| iucted by City Marshal John Power. Tn*
enting pro ee l*l in tbe ordinary way
it c present o**cu pants re nlr.i.g t * r
tall.**. tli**re being no changes. The mar
• ■*hal r* Ived E 43.40 In cash tr**m parties
w’ n pa *l in advance for their sta.la n*l
•b’alrtd the lo per cent, discount. B*.nv*
| f th - lei.llng mark* t people chose to pay
j for th*ir stall# by the xre*k. The vaul a
*h* ( on,, t of tie market re rent**.!
| by th** >• ar and return a neat Income to
' ,hf ' 1 * l The city’* io*al income from ib*
market is about !! . *••.•! year.
Tlfl. tMTIt k OF f'HOTOGR.AHIIT.
lr. U. F. Alkrn'a Talk Brforr Ihr
< nn.rra rr,il.
Dr. (V K. Aikrn d.llvrrd an Inl-r—l-
Ins 1.-, lure tho i*v;.nnh Cam-ra
Pluh In - • nlcht on Ihr "Optlr* of Pho
loitraphy." The subject is purely a
technical one f.,r phouart aphers ll wa-.
ll.iiMraitd hy h.a. lcboard ahei, her and
.Iran lea- and .. Ilat.ne.l |o hy the mem
ber of he etub with eloaesl mirnlhai.
T lecture wa, the ltn.l of Ihe Wed
n. - Uy night ’alka alnee the course .
e'opt- i |.it> In the .ummer. The talks
Wiu l. given either every Wednesday
night or every oher week.
mad a hooti.kaa iii a.
I'lre Department Called for a knp
poaed Fire in Klrhy'a store.
All alarm of fire was turned in yesterday
morning nt k o'elo. k from bo* No A.'.
Conur'-aa and Karnard eireefe, for whac
appeared to he a flro In Klrby'a 10-rerde
•tore. The fire departm-nf teaponded In
a hurry cn.y to find ttiat the of
a fire ha I been caused hy a defective flue
111 the Mote of Mr. Daniel Hogan, and
ihat the -moke seen coming from Kirby',
wa. due *o ibis cause.
Sneeae nnd Hint*.
That 1* what you must do when you
have catarrh In the head. The way to cure
tills disease Is to purify the blood with
Hood's Sarsaparilla. This medicine soothe,
and l.eals the Intlinicl surfaces, rebuilds
the and 11 ate tl sues and pern at.ently cure*
. itarrh hy cxprll'ng from the blood the
scrofulous taints upon which It depehda.
He sure to get llood s
The non-lrrltailug cathartic—Hood's
Novelties for Clirlalmua Prearnt*
for I (i it Ira.
Build sllved purse*.
I*o hat ptns
Oold and silver halrplna.
Igirge and small powdsr Nixes.
Cut glass, silver nn<f ebony salve Jars.
Tooth and nail bruahe*.
Silver waist sets.
Fine umbrellas. ’ ,
Key rings and chains.
Shoe hooks, shoe horns, etc.
Sternberg A Cos —ad
One enr of elegant fire proof safes, the
best In the land, arrived to-day at the
Baltimore wharf. AU constat of an a*
greg.ue w.lght of over thirty thousand
pounds In this cwr are safer of all sizes,
and are made by th* celebrated Hern.*
Manufacturing Company of Pittsburg,
Pa., belonging to Li ppm.in Bros.
Lipf.mun Bro*., wholesale druggists,
Llppman's block of this city, are the
only concern In the alat* that carry ri
stock of (Ire proof safe* in store, and
we nil! guarantee to sail them aa low' as
:ha manufacturer, with th* freight added,
aa w# hav* special arrangement for mak
ing spe-U) prices W* also hav* been
furnishing quite a large number of *ll
- (Ire proof chests which have
given great satisfaction. Purchaser* who
want anything In ih Are proof safe Una
will do well to call on Uppmaa Brow—ad.
In our flne hand-mat
‘‘Coach and Ka f
Congress and WbiUkcr v,
This is the Trade Mark
of the Best Builders Hard
ware : that made by the
Yale &Towne Mfg. Cos.
Those who contemp!t
building should send for o k
artistic brochure "Artist and
H.H. PEEPLES &. SONS,
125 CONGRESS ST., WEST.
It never hts ' j
i 1 THK HI7ST id: a.-
d* nt Inj-urinc** corporat'o * r ■ i
cbil Travelers In ti e world. \V• hav- i
membership of over 2.fior>. We u p
serve fund <f over IlfVuOO N ’t er 1
traveler can to be without pre
lection we give him. Write the c
who w*ll cheerfully give all info m i a
H. D. IMXLEY, EUWAUO Tilh' KTT.
President. 8f . A T ca .
CHIMNEY TOPS. FLUE r;PE
FIRE BRICKS. GROUND
Ell Ill'S I.
113 Ilrouirbton Street Wes:
SPECIAL PRICES FOR THE HOLIDAYS-
Kngravlnj? name plate an ISO rar-1. • 1
Knimvinjc n.ime pla<* and 100 rarT
I rintln*; crde from your own plat* °
Printing 100 caul* from your own plate.A-J
THE BEE HIVE,
M HI TANARUS/.,
Bt. Julian aud Whitaker ytre t .
Wood Mosaic Co.'s
Haw laid in many of i )f0 ’
for table hom* In Nrw York P n n ‘
other clil*e. More cleanly and * 11,1 *
than ri**t* Plain and fancy r ■
and |*oifcahcd complete over oi l
m.iking n solid end brriutiful lr l> , o vr *
Havinir a number of floors to lay I" 1
vannnh this mvnth w* ran quoi
flgurca. Cntalortie and
had by J M AT‘AM"
K 7 N <’harlce aercet. Beltlmor. M
FINK FLORIDA ORANOK*
FRl'lTfl AND VBOBTABLKB “■ *'
BF.RD RY’E. SITED OATS
HAT, GRAIN. FEED. FLOI R.
CHEESE. BEANS. Teas. Rice Straw. *hk
W. 1). Himkins &
BAVANNAN TH iATRE.
THE KLinr-HtARN CO.
Preaenttng at he Matinee Tc4*r
"A Nt’TMEG MATCH "
Price* Adult* JOc. children Ihf
To-night at *:JO o'clock m
THE DIAMOND BREAKER-
Prlcea- lOc, Hue and SOc.