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SOME FLORIDA FACTS
BKUATIVK To THH STATK** PROd
urn M RKVKM'K.
Tlir lmlinl of ('•Minn frodn.m
•nnrlbinil %ltnut Oranar Tree.
Nitl the \umbee In the ttmr—Tbr
ItNtr* l'ei*itMete—The The Hate anti
the laereaae la the %’aluatlone of
Prnpertv—Other Matter* of latere
Taiiatiaaer. Flj., Dec 37. —The annual
refiert of the Florida Agricultural I*■ -
Tuinment ropy fot which la now hema
prepnr.d for the printer* will rodlaln
a large * mount of aiMlatlral Information
concerning the acreage, yield ami value
of Florlda crop* of the pa*t year.
Cotton, lupl.ndi ,<c:i 7hd Hat
tVxion laea laland) ]*): 1 Ut.TX
Arn .. . H 0.073 „\U,*S2
t hi* 11 •, 333,
Kweer pmatoea A. 71.M3 lii.ll]
Hire 3. M m.hij
Field pea* Kf.gTX 787,'1tM
I'tttnut* .... tKI.HK 102.118
IrUti poiatoea l.gH M..VA
Cahhage I.ot* 7.7. <77
Ri|U.ihe Jfc. 17.3 DA
KiCSplanle ..... 3*| 2k..*tfa
Cantaloupe* 1.111 €2,422
Hay I.T 339.R7
Millet MT. 7.72*
Tomatoea 2 337 21R.3P1
Kngllah pea* 273 Hi 3*l
Heel a 138 ft M*U
Ht an* MHO 149.171
riier* were yaa tier** planted In *lla :■ r
cane, from whirl: mate mult Dt>.(*>l har.
rel* of ayrup. valued at KH 313. and *..
IV pound* of *ugar. valued at tll.uGT
On !.<* iicre*. t*.*.SM pounda of tobacco
Were grown, valued at 12*7 901
T*entf-ti*ht hundretl and aeve.it car*
load* of watermelons valued at 3*. <33
were wiml on *,770 acre*.
The rtttltlic* bearing upon aumiropleal
fruit cropa are aa follow*
Hearing. Non-Hear- No of
Tree*. trig Tree*. Box**
Orange* gun 7*l l.TW.tn* 3M.4M
J.enroll - 12.412 *.775 ].(*)
Val.i* of orange. ‘i2 Value of
Tree* Box**. Value.
I'tme* 3.737 13i gSg.7 „>
TVae*. Barrel*. Value
Grapefruit *.027 9.3 C |1717 00
Iv r* *4.773 30.W7 *2.173 an
line ipple. I*7.an tm.Mt
OiMVii ~t I TT*.
*l*he 70t* icrw on whlih
Mtr- cultivate) yield**! quarts,
**li*o4 at s44.*i*, Tuer. were .1.7*2 bunch**
of banana*. \alu*dt $1796 Of the much,
vaunted only 105 acre* are rc
frted. producing ton*. \alticT. at $2-
Duller 517.M1 $134.7a*
Chn* 5.34 M 1,014
Under the head of wool, there are* re
port art 72.*75 fleece*. yielding BS.M2
pounds of wool, valued at $0.29
There wer* 14.014 iMarwf* of bee*. from
which 4fc.f!7 pound* of honey mere taken.
1 muted at s2k.fcs
Tin- stats’* vineyard* yielded 4M.441
pound* of grapes. valued at $27,751. and
41.9k* gallon* of mrlne. worth $42 KAI
Of tljr* 4W bushel*, valued at $674. arc
For the flrt time In Florida broom c>rn
wa* exp:*rtm ntert with on a small scale,
with excellent result* Thirty-one acre*
produced £ (one of broom '-orn. valued at
A compilation *ai v>mpleted In the
Htale font roller'* department to-day
which xhows (t* aggregate **e ***•! val*
nation of u). taxable property In Florida
and amount* of ata'e taxes, Including er
ror* ami insolvencies. assesse-’ and col
lected for (he year* 1*74 to !*!*!. Inclusive
Tin w figures. which are gathered from
the annual official report* of the depart
ment. furnish a bird's-eye view of the
steady rise of property value* in Florida
until the frees* of 1*96 caused a check ami
It Is Interesting to note that while prop
erty value* have Increased about two
hundred per cent eince 1H74, the amount
of taxes collected, includtn# Confederate
pension* the Htt Board of Health and
the common school- te now acarcely any
greater than It was In 1174 The tax rate
for all etate purpose* ha* been reduced
during the same period from 17 mill* to
Fo’kiwing I* the statement for the vein
of 1474 and 14*4
\'*r. Valuation Risfe Taxes.
3*74 511.W1.917 $?7 *W.77
IW# , S3 $27 363 4Q.MS.SI
The fnlmsinc ' are the total* for the
•date of the children of school (>. from
nix to twenty-one year*
White m*le 4* *Ct white female* 45.
•2*: total white. SB.MI Nexm males. S?.-
CW. negro female* .14.3 M total negro. *s.-
h 77 Total maP- $1,712. total female*.
7> 71* Orand total. 141.42*
The increase* over h# gw bool census
taken in 1W& area* follow* White males,
2.742. white females. 4.42* total white in
crease, T.lKi Near< males. ncro fe
male*. 1.355: total ncffrn Increase, l.gfs.
Total Increase in state. $.430
Thirty-two Indian* were reported from
TMr. I VHNOM V TH: HIHH.HII K.
M rrrkrn Have \f I In Charge
anal Hope In Float Her
Miami. Fla . Dfr JJ.-Thf .learner if
riorlfil aahore south of Miami In Hut
night's dispatches In the llornerl.-k of
Halllnstre. ladin will; coal for Mcxl'o.
Tun heavy nra> have prevented the wreck
era from approaching her until ihlr aflat
noon. They now have her In charge and
the entire canto la being -lumped into
the sea. They hope to float her to-morrow
The wreckera contracted in Ho.n the ves
aei for 17.000 She la on Ihe reefa. near
tViearn creek, twenty mllaa aouth of
Mil TNUIt PKU llMir.lt a.
4worlall<ta of tnatkfra Elocution
lata Iw Session In %tlaata.
Atlanla. Dec. 27 The Southern Assocta
lion of Elocutionists convened here to
day whli persons prominent In the ptofes
nh.n from many Southern atatev attend-
In*. After a wriceenJn* adilreea by !>r
tV. ft. Metllauflin of Atlanta, which wa
Depended h> by Miff Elisabeth lirhnbell
at South Carolina, the convention went
Into executive aenalon. President Krenk
lin A. Peake of Tenneaace. made an ad
lr<* aun the reason* for opening the
Southern AssoctatKm of Elocutionist*.
THK MtAll OaH III)
The Veasel lla.ll> mined. Hal Hay
Miami. Fla , Dee 27.—The wrecking rug
Albert K. Dewey has gone with fifty
•tevedur a to the etearner Mound Oswald
which la ashore aouth of here. The Os
wald la badly Mlaed. but It la hoped that
after leMsomnn the cargo aha may be
flar e A
Mt-UOf. WUUOTT'v WILL.
*lee II.INW f-lach In Hanyteu aad
Boston. Dae 2?.-By 'he will of ex-
Oov Wolcott, which was filed to-day.
lUmpt'x. Normal and Agricultural In
atstute will receive tl; Tuekeaee Nor
*•• "and lnduitrtal lustHute fl.Oge
RUN ON BALTIMORE’S BANKS.
ll* elx Depositors, scored by Hereof
Failures. %\ 11 lidrit o Their
4uf > Proto Savinas Hank*.
HaKinvue. l>e< 27—A scute tniotif
timid depositor* ot tlie several saving*
larki of the city reaulted to-da> from
the failure on Wtdtuals) of the old Town
Bank Bun* o'cotnd un pearly all the
saving* institutions, but the most notice
able were iifiott the Savtfiff* Hank of
Baltimore, the <*lt> Hnvlng Hank and the
llopkln* I'iace lug Hank Crow* of
peo|le w< r* assembled upon five rlk walk*
in ibe vicinity of iftcgt hanks long tadore
luink hour? this morning, and In • <’(• ca*
the door* were ufH-n.d before ih? usue 1
hour, in order to accotnmodaie those who
wished f. withdraw theii depoeit* In
everv case the rlairr.* w**r** promptly Mt*
Conkting of th Having* Bank
or Haiilmor* that HI7 payments ha
been made durlnv th Ihx account**
•*so*e! and the ink paid out sl4! 521. Cie
|a>sll* amounted to about sfft,fti.
One hundre.i and thirtj account*
ammmiing to S44XVS wen* c|oss| at the
H > Hex mgs li.ink
At th* llopkln*. wbbh remained ien
for business until i mrl> t igtitf ill. $50.-
•W in round numlets am p.si to de
In no caae were the door* closed until
all had been accommodated It I* pos
sible Unit the excitement atnoi.g the
smaller defxnrttor will h* continued to
morrow. hut bank official* a*>ert that
thc> are prepared for a continued draft
upon their treasuries
Judge tttockbridge to-day appointed J
H Hani**> ovreceiver, to r#*fre*enT the
court, of the Old Town Bank. A third
receiver will Ik- tiMtnul on Monday
Neither the Amcrb'an nor Old Town Hank
receivers have completed a statement of
the condition of th* property the> repre
thirteenth tnniial Meiiiin of tnisrl
ran Fconnniie Issoelntlon He
Detroit. Mich l" 21.—“ The TaxsUhi
of vjiMnn-public Curfionitions wa the
subject di*cu. *d at the initial Kuloe of
th* thirteenth annual meeting of the
Amera-an Kcunonlc %aociation in tlte
• -onvention hall of the Motel t'ndillac
he? to-da> Th-re were no preliminaries
hut a* soor a* the hour arrived for the
session to begin. Hlchani T Kly, U. D .
president of the nassociation announced
Mr Frederick t*. flow*- of t’lcveiaiMj. 0.,
a* the first esaavlst l’re*|r|ck N Jiklsoii
of Ht |gn|s. Mo . read th* *eond paper
on the subfect.
TMftC 111 HI llllOlU.III’/ n iON.
Hull Ha* No l>r f Hill Not i.oittu
W.i4iinito(i. Det n.-RtprHNiintivt
Hull. I'hairmau of the Houae Committee |
on XlllltMry Affair*. .ypparamlv ifcw* iim
• hara the fear e*pr#*!HKl in onv* quar
ter* that lhr army reorganisation hill
will fail ti thl- aeaalon of F’ongr*** an*l >
that a mu Upshift temporarily rout inning l
•ho profit provlalnnai army will have to
In* reportel to.
‘*l have cnvii4 the nil nation In the
Hrnaif." Haiti h and I believe that the j
difference* be w*en the two hoUte upon j
the measure will be a<lJu*te<i within a
week after the bill goe* to conference.”
ihic nti mow nmt k.
>rw aw pert a leaden t of *ernnfn
Hmllvbna Mur %aaoltel.
Arranton I*a . le< 27 —The rtrt blow
•truck In the Mree*. car menu lnlce
K recetvetl tonight by William Put ter -
aon. the new !*iipnrlnten<lcnt of the Horafi
toti Hallway ‘(mtnuiy Bomeme pulled
Hu|ailnten*ler Pwtieraon from the car he
wa* running irxl he wa* ilrak a blow on j
the heii with • fl*t or club. Two "trllier*
him Into a *aloon. protecting him
fr./m the crowd The other nrlker* helped
thrc iiollce oft er> dlsper* the crowd
.%tnl al*o he*nd the < mpany official* to
take the car o the ham.
W 11.1, 4TTKNO < KATIRY HUX.
(Sen. lee %reept Imitation Prow
Kan*a flty, Dec. ff.-Oeii Fitshuftli
I,*#. .commander of the department of the
Mipoourt. to-day accepted an Invitation of
the Commercial Club to attend the cen
tury hall to l*c given In Convention ll.ill
on the lat night of the year Oen la*e
will be acvom|*ide*l by hi* *tff a it* I poe
albly by Mr*, I*ec and her daughter. lan.
1. G#n l*ee will leave foi Leavenworth
awl Kart Itlley. Kan., to ln|af t the army
poet* at ihoM |olnt*
TO tMKMI HKVKNI K MH.
OrONtr U 111 lake I p Ilnue Villi at
Waontnutoo Doc 27 —Henaior AI boon,
who lo the oeiyrnd member on the Hrn.ite
Committee on Finance in iolnt of •enlot
ity. rakl to-la> tha* the Mono. bill
amending th var revenue l* wonkt be
taken up by that committee immediately
after the recon venaig of Oonftrew*. He
1 il#o *tated that no hearing* would bo
( granted by the committee.
I’MIiHIIRtT \TTtHm:\ OBAD.
M O. Rr(ou of Nnrfh I Hmlti.n l)lr
From i ..DiirMlt. ( hill.
Haleigh. N. C., Dec. 77—R O. Rmton
on. of lh moot prominent ailomryi In
i this Hair, died this morning nrly In Rex
Hospital Hl* death wa* caused by a sc -
vere conge*tve chill Hr aa one of the
leader* In hi* profession being connected
with many Importunt suit*, notably the
action brought h> the alatr which result
ed In placing thr W llmlnglon ami Weldon
Railroad on the list* for taxation.
v: n.tHtutt ruHPOR tnok
W 111 Hull.! lilrrlrlr l.lar From |.
IVirralmrg to Taaipai.
J lunation arm tiled here to-dny for the
Florida peninsular Transportation Com
j l-any. with ll.aoo.MA capital. The rontiany
; will build and opr rale an electric railroad
I I roan Hi IVtetshurg oat the west < oust to
Ithta city and maintain several w it el lines
a ttichlgan National Hank I loaeti.
Washington. I ho- 77.—The Firs* National
Bank of While Pigeon Mich was closed
benight by onler of the craitroiler of the
currency. ui>oti receipt of a telegram trom
1 National Bank Rsamlner, J W Bc|d->n.
j that the bottvl of director* of the hank
‘ had pu.nl a resoiutlnn requesting the
ouattroiler to take charge.
| Examiner Seldeii has been appointed re
! oalver The l>ank has a eaptlal of Kn.itw.
MADE IN K SECOND#.
IS THE BEST.
BmfV. liii'.'jLainrjj.T . . ~
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1000.
riRUNA has become
A HOUSEHOLD NECESSITY.
lhr i. no ot.vr thing *hi fh hou**hui>l nor— fhn ■ gooO family
m-U'-ln* Th-r • ihourtu.l an-l on- Unit '■> •'* ,ur * lo ,prlu
up whlrh .an Im pronapilv rrM-vwl by u< h a m-ltrln A lamlly may haf a
\ gsMMkswa /
JDI.IA C. BROWN.
thoroughly .onvlnrad that It I* a r.llahlr family rnJ>. If any mrmbrr of th
family frA|. 1.a.11y, ogteh rohl or .uffr-r any |>hy*lcl allm-nl. fvrur.a twliß. u.
l-a k lo health In b f.w .lay. I fin.! II aplrndki In raara of Indlgwtlon. or any
Irr-gularltl-* of Ihc alumarh " Very truly. MR* Jt'LlA C BROWN.
AJilra*. Thr Prruna M-Ilrln- Company Columbus. Ohio, for a |r* catarrh
AGAINST THE CLAIMANTS.
secretary of Wnr •walaiM* Mllitnry
% uthorllies In Cmlta In ( ele*
brafed *'*lau*hter llonse
W ashington I>oc J#.—-The Seeratary of
\V.r la* sustained tle action of the mili
tary authorities in t üba in what Is famll
iii l> known as th*- * slaughter house
<a*c.” without prejudice, however, to th*
full legal right* of the claimants which
are left to the future determination of
tlir court* of 4’iilm.
This case involve* many important le
gal question* and bids fair to be a sub
Jeci of litigation for year* to come. This
< lain* had It* Im option in a gran4 by the
Spanish crown early In tin
last century to Don Castro
Puern of the privilege of holding hi his
famllv In perpetuity of the ofh- e of sher
iff of Havana. The male line of the fam
ily having >ecome extinct, the office na*
ed by permission of ftpantsh crown to
Count <l* Reilly, the husband of the
kiughter of the recently deceased hlgn
sheriff The last Incumbent I* the pres
ent Countess O'Reilly and Bueim Vista,
who I* Joined in the Issue *y Dr. Don
Gustav* (Jallet Dupleses of Havana. wi*o
purchased an Interest in ••*
emoluments of the office at a publl •
auction in tlaxana In Mb. The principal
emolument was * right to receive about
$1 In gold for each head of large cattle
killed In Havana slaughter houses. Th**
mllitarx governor of Havana vacated this
order on May J' lIW and this wa* affirm
ed. on appeal, by Gan. Brooke In August
The case came up on appeal to th** Sec
retary of War* an*l has Just now been
decides! after several month* considera
tion again*! the claimants, so far a* the
United States |s concerned
PANAMA CANAL COMPANY.
• ■resilient Hepurta That Negotiations
%re \ost In Progress With the
I nilrd States.
Parts Dec. 77.— The new Panama Penal
Company at It* annual meeting to-day
adopted the report, during the course of
which the director*, referring to tha
Pnlted States Commission"* report, says:
"We think that a reasonable agreement
wh.reln the t'nited H ate* and Colombian
government* and our company should
unite I* realisable and might Anally de
termine the preferences of the Vnlted
Htate* In favor of Panama Tha president
of the com pant I* now puiaulng negotia
tions at Washington to that end Should
It he found Impossible fo arrive within a
reasonable period, ai an equiiahle urnler
siandtnc with tha CnMed Stale* we slatll
have to seek and submit lo you the means
to actively carry on our work It la
neither |toalUe nor perml*able to
*ay any more on the subject to-day."
MEXICAN bTnKERS - FAIL.
Fallarr ttlrtl.nte.l to Ptnnnelal
City of Mexico. Dec. 27 —The failure of
the well known hanking Arm of Francisco
Murttnea Negrete and Hon* of Guadala
jara has created a sensation In thla e|ty.
The liabilities are t2.3W.aW and It Is be
lieved that Its asset*. If properly handled
will excaed all claims The failure U due
to Ananctal atrlngrncy.
hCIB.VriST* IN BALTIMONK.
Welcomed to City by Prealileat (ill
man of Johns Hopkins.
Baltimore. Dec 27 —President Daniel C
Gilman' of Johns Hopkins Cnlverslty to
night welcomed to the city and to the
building- of the l'nlverstty. member* of
the American S x-iety of Naturalists and
kindred societies ami section* There v a*
large attendance of scientist* who have
assembled from all quarters to discus*
the tendencies and 'levelopment* of
Although the nAteia! welcome wa* rot
extended until to-night, the various o
-j Civile* held urn *eaaion*. to-day In the
several halls and labor itorlee connected
with the university, at which paper,
treating unon all the van." topic* were
reud an.! dlcu*ed by recognised author-
••THE IMirAT MNOMtHKt."
William J. Hr aii Wrlare. al title
Abilene. Kan.. Dec. 27 —William J.
Bryan lectured here to-night for the ben
efit of the city library fund, having un
audience of xboul t>. Ilia topic waa
"The Ancient Landmarks." ai*l he dir
cussed taxation, truatv. the money que-
Hon sod Impertailam from a Democratic
Slandpolnf. He left 'origin for Oalvet
I olored Master Me.oni Meet.
Jacksonville. Fla.. Dec. 27.-Tle flrt In
ternational council of master Mason*. . 01-1
1 met here to-il.ry with colored Ma
sonic dlgnllarte* present from all parts
of the world. The session will continue
until next Monday
gooi plivsi tan near at band. In whom
i they hav* great conflden* •. yet a houe
-i not*l remedy cannot be spared
i A slight hoarseness, hacking cough.
> art in the head, or catarrhal it digestion.
for which no one would think of calling
, a family gdiysicUn. may be promptly *n*i
| and mttgga'ed by a family medicine
Peruna has found Its wa> Into thous
-1 ind* of bojsrholds IVe ore receiving
• letter* from a multitude of intelligent
i woman North. Mouth. Ear* and Wat.
i who feel *h.ti they court not keep bouse
, without Following is a sample
, of this kir.rl of letters:
Mr* Julia Julia C\ Brown. BegTetar>
rjenera llenry W Lawton circle. No 27.
Ladies of the O A. H of Pe aionica IH.,
The Peruna Medicine Company, Coluro-
I bus. Ohio:
1 (U uitlemen— ‘*l tiave used Peruna In mx
I home for the pael four years and am
• lllr-MB hlldrrn Ukafl.x an Rl.ar
Arar Foatar. la.. Uk„ (hr Ira
Ir Molnra. 1,.. I>r.- 27—A inrphon,
nir**a*r from Wathlni'on. la aay, that
llfly-on- - bool rKlMrrn w.r, aknllnc on
ihr rlv.r nrar FoMrr. la., ahrn ,hr Irr
W'- —ay fwl forty-nt,*r w,r, dromia!
No ronflminilon of thr story or drtalln
• n l*r ohijin.il from any avallaljlr point
*D ARM a CUAFIHRRU.
Trlrphonr Mr...,. Krona Mh.l
hrrr Aa,. 41, W-rr nroward.
!•, Molnra, la . Drc. 17-At mhlnlihl
a trlrphonr mr,.a(r from Ihr t.lnphon.
oprratur 5( Whjt f*hrrr lo thr t,l,t>hon.
oprrator Iwrr .ay. that forty mhool ohll
lr.-ii ha,t I drewnrd Immrllatrly
thrrraflrr It In .nir .rni>,ii.|. t 0 t.ach
TA'lwit Chrr, !>■ trlrpitonr.
Ilurllnaloa Rrrrlrr. ihr A,n>.
Hnrllndton la Dr>- 27 -A trlrphonr
m.a. to Ihr Haakrvr from Waxhltut
ton. la ray, forty-nlrr arhool rhlldrrn.
ivhl.r ukattna on thr rlvrr at FnMrr, la.,
nrnr What Chrrr. on thr <'hirao Mil
‘"“hr. ,K Bt Paul Railway, wrrr
drownrd Trlrphonr and trlrgraph m—
*r. to all a valla h| point, fail to con
firm thr atory
Report la I nfortnnately True.
De* Mntties. Dec 77 -Telephone mess
age* by way of tMtomwa ami Oskaloosi
a> the n port of the dprwnlttg of 1*
school children at What Cheer :* true
The children were skating on a point near
the fair ground*, and the accident occur
red about 9 o'clock m the evening
TO MAKE A CAPTrAITcRIME.
Heanlatlow Relating to Kidaiplgg
Inlrodneetl la Mlaaonrt l.egia
Bt 1/vil* Do- 77—At a meeting of the
prosecuting attorney* of the state
of Mtesour! her* to-day, „ rM .
oliition was a.lopted to recom
mend to the lyeatsUture the passage of
e la* making kidnaping * capital erlme.
It Is Mbs. recommended tha. the eteWleo
ot a woman on the street*, eever.il* ihl
stamm of which occurred during the re.
cent street car atrtke. be made a felony.
THK N4l Kg IT Nnw OHI.rtW
Nlr Flortnn the Oal, WlaMlg Fg*.
New Orleans, Dec, 77 -(Mr Florlan was
the only winning i'avotite
Race— Helling, one mile. Blocker
II to won. with Huniork*. Sto 2. second
and Petit Maltre. 9to b, third Time lil
Second Rai'e—Ssllmg, furlong.
Syncopated Sandy, t to |. won. with Nattn
Tl'tS* 1 * n<, C * lU "' *° *• ,hlr< *’
ThIM Race-Belling, alx furlong* Cog*,
well. 10 to 1 won with Shut I’p, 8 to *
second, and Boomerack even, thlr.l. Time
Fourth Race—Handicap. *|x amt a half
furlong* Sir Florlan t to i, won with
Annoy, 4 to 1, second, and Moroni. 7 to *
third. Time l:a
Fifth Ra e—Selling, sljf furlong* Pom
maud. U*- to 1. won. with Junartt* 25 to 1.
second and Horseshoe Tobacco 13 to 8
third. Time t :!&■*.
Sixth Race—tine mile ami a sixteenth.
-e|liug Dick Furber. t to I, won with
Spur*. 3 to 1. second, and t’hldla* 8 to 6
third. Time 1:|F (
9IISKRS UN A NTH IKK.
The* Object to Introduction of Min
Pitta burg. Deo. 27-Blx hundred miner*
of the Bakerton t'oal t'ompany at Sl*rllng
No 12. near Tiarneaboro on the Pennsyl
vania railroad, ware to-day reported a*
on strike by National Organiser Edward
McKay, who visited the miners head
quarter* bare Th. strike *arl*e* trom
the recent Introduction of mining trut
chines, and Ave mines of the company
have been forced to suspend operation*
THE tEM IHKRlt’tt I.EMIIF.
viaualna f Kansas City tt Ires That
He Will He on Hand.
Chicago, Dec. 27.—N0 dellnl*e organlxa
i lor rear accomplished ly the baseball
men who came to promote the American
League No. 2. The standard of salaries
by-laws and the general final organisation
were dlaeusacd. but a telegram from Man
ning of Kansas City saying he would Ire
here with his represenialves early to
morrow caused the magnates to pompon*
final action until hla arrival
% t nraer In Beans.
Chicago. Dec. 27.—A corner Hi be ins i*
the latest novelty In the Chicago market
It I* he|n engineered by the Albert
Dicktniuhi Company Within two weeks
the pri-e hae risen from II M per bushel
to M in. and ilealcta predict i further
advnnce to 12.10 within a fortnight.
Heavy purchases by the government ar*
said lo lie at the bottom of th* boom In
A BIG COAL COMBINE.
•I. •‘lerpont Morsas Mt the Mend uf
Another Trust t 4 wt Oul the
New York De 27.—The Tim**- to-mor
row will say
The North American Company, which
has been oor of the conspicuous financier
mg t ompsiHeft of Wall street, has passed
in,o the coniro! of J Pierpon* Mottgan
and I* to he used by him to further the
coal deal known to the street is "Tb*
George it fftieldon. a director In the
company, stated that a mem*er of thr*
Arm of J I*. Morgui A t‘o.—Robert 1•
coo—would be elected to the board ai the
Jsnuarx meeting iiwl the other two dire* •
tors i.ot yet agreed ufton. but who are
•up|owed to be reptevents*lxes of Mr
Morgan’s Intere- . wou'.d le ejeete*!
The plan i* to mske th*- North Ameri
can Company the Joint selling agent,
which will take over, and to which will
l*e consign'd 4b** entire output of all the
coal pro|*ertle* controlled by the trust
The great rti.wl*u<k in the past to the
success of making profits out of th** cost
business has been the almost impossible
task of tniik'ng the produeer*
st *i*l to any agreement that
they bad previously entered Into In
eetaMishbig the North American rompin'
a* the Joint selling agency of the com
bined Interests, a uniform rate must of
necessity be maintained, and the rail
ways < arrymg the anthracite output will
he relieved of many burdens, the prtn< -
p.*l among which is th** large .•mounts
which they hove been forced to pay the
middlemen. It 1* said :4b! this item aion**
will result in economies running up Into
the million* every year.
4 M 41114 H %KI/9 ATIHVfK F%iTl.
Thrnsn Into a Well. Mis Moase Fall
ing iu >• Top of Him.
Waycross, Ga., Dec. 27 -When informa
tion reached here of the tragi death of
young Carmichael near Manor, it carried
consternation to many in this city who
were acquainted wl h hi* fa'her.
Mi D C. Carml**ha*l
It seems that tne xoung man left Ills
father's house late In the evening riding
rather tepidly, and It Is reported here
that he was under the Influence of whls
ky. H** expected to return early In the
Wh#n the night wore awax and be dal
not put Iri an appearance at home the
family, booming greatl> alarm* I. l*e
•tan an ln\estlgatlon. They were no l<ng
In discovering the unfortunate young nun
and his horse both *l**.rt In an old still well
It appears that the young rider was
thrown headlong fr*m his horse |n*o the
well, and that the .animal followed cloeely
after, breaking hi* own neck and complet
ing the work of death for the ; c*ung man.
If indeed he was not killed a th** fltst
The bod) of young Oarmt ha**l was
crushed almost lievmd r**oognltion, an*l
the horses neck was broken
The young man’s father Is one of th
best farmers In Ware county. Jfe op
posed Hon. W M Toomer in the legis
lative race, and received a highly com
plimentary vote He has raised a l.irg
family on his plantation vte.tr Manor,
ind has gained a good <-ompetenc> by his
Industry and energy on the* farm.
Mrs. fa* mu el K. Milb-n. wife of farmer
Mlllen. living six miles north of th** city,
was reported In a dying condition, this
Two large turpentine Mills, opetah l
under one shed. owne| by Tanner and
Sweat, at Hudson. Fla was destroyed
by fire not long ago The stills caught
Are at nigh! presumably from the chips
skimmed from a *hht** of scrap** and left
too near the atlll They lost :4 casks of
spirits, and I.m Itarrels of rosin, valued
•bout $5.5n0. with no Insurance. These
gentlemen are both well known here, .uvd
their many friends are sorry to hear of
PtIGR Hit PAID III* DKRT.
Will Talrr a Rest After Clearing I p
Indebtedness of gTkO.IHMi.
Akron. 0.. Dec *7.—Word has reacherl
here that Hon David R. Paige of New
York has paid the last dollar of his In
debtednes*. The report t* vertAeil by City
<'omnnastoner A. T I*alge, of thl* city,
a brother of David R Paige, who said:
i- tr ■ c . I 1
111 freeing himself from debt. The re
maining four nobs of I’glge, Carey A
Cos . were lifted M n.lay All excep. Ave
of the notes were lifted a year ago. but
the entire task was cutnideted
Minp.ltj . ir —si a si-ittil.r Ur. l.'Ttuk.Sie
to wipe out a debt of 172 b mu. but Mr
- accomidlsheil It. ami now he pro.
I loses to take a short rest.
"I received a letter from him the other
•lar and he expressed much Joy In ac
complishing what ha has He In not In
the best health, and will spend three or
four month* in the (tooth before he re
am* to New York. Where he again in
tend* to enter business."
Hon. David R PUge, after meeting all
of his obitga'.'ons I* w*l| ofT After re
turning from Mouth America where he
wa* practically an exile fer h n * time,
ha pressesi hi* cuttr-s ..gain*, New York
city for work on tlw crotvn gqueduc: and
he ha* been *ucoh*lul in eecurltig a very
large part of thr monry due liltn.
THE rOMMKHI'I Nl, TBACHBRS.
at. I.oula t hoarn a* the Next Meeting
Detroit. Mich., Dee 77—The National
Commercial Teachers' Federation to-night
chose 8! Loul* as the next plaee of meet
ing and elected the following officers:
Pi evident. G I’. Lord of Salem. Mas*.;
vlo# president. D W. Springer of Ann
Arbor, Mich.; treasurer. J VI Lyons. Chi
cago officer* of the federated nssocia
* lon. comptielng the national association
were also elected The following firenl
•lent* were chosen Buslnes* College
Managers’ A sane la i lon. L. L. Wiliam*
Rocheater. N Y.; Rulsnes* Teachers' As
sociation. J. A. Miner. laoulevllle; Short
hand Teachers' Asaoeiatlon, J. Clifford
Kennedy. De* Moines; Penmanship Teach
er*' Association. C. P. Zairer. Colum
HE NOLO THK HOttNK.
1 hi* Man Has Not Neva Pat t rotve
Omaha. Neb., Dec. 27.—Daniel Burris,
living northwest of the city Itmit*. Is
sntlsAed he sold (lie bay pony now at
Pacldc Junction, to the kidnaper*, tits
description of one of the men to whom
he sold Ihr horse on Dec. 13 for a jt h
and 118 tollies with that of I'ai Crowe
Burris will be taken to PaelAe Junction
10-mormw to Identify the horse.
! The Ordeal Is Trying <
| Childbearing is a perfectly natural funr- I
| tion. but it is robbed of its terrors where ]
i the virtue of • • Mothor '• Frlnnd”
[ fs known. This unioue liniment, applied
, externally, relaxes all the muscles, so that
I The ordeal Is Easy
! J-’?"’ 11 '*- -M*MW" DWd
; m *m nup artd Lxrag ro.. itiaata. *.
RESCUED THIRTEEN MEN.
I nitril Amir. Trmlr, •(■rcimr
111 Ihlrlrrn Ablu* rrrkrd
Krmnrn Fro* Arhuuorr
I r ress.
flea tile. Wash.. Dec 27 -I*ai tlcuiars ol
the rescu* by the United States trans
r,ort Garonne of thiiLen shipwrecked
m*n of the 111-fai**l schooner Theresa
Marla In Philippine waters ebout the mid
dle of November were reeelxed In tl4
, ity to-dsy. Whd* eii route from \ tgau.
with twelve s:ck men fiotn the Thlr*l
• -xalry and Thirty-third Infantry inQ
fifty-six Insurgent prisoner**, the Garonne
sighted wreckage with men cling
ing on her si irhojid bow . * t!t
Conrad brought hi *Mn .irouml
an I dispatched lifeboat- to those cling
ing lo the wreckage and all wrere rase tie* I
and taken aboard. Th* Theresa Maria
w’us bound from Har.ta t’ru* to M mil
Nov. f she encountered * squall which
-w im|>e<l her. Tin- meinberr of t.u ci. xx
were th re* days and nights in the water
without food or anything to drink Mean
while several \easels pasted them, all
falling to observe th* Marla's distress.
TMHFt: 111 llll'll UIVB.
Mother Dies While Trying l Mre
Her la uit biers.
Dubois. I*a.. Dec. 27.-ln the village of
Higel the house of John Harrigcr burned
to-day an<l Mrs Harrlger and her two
i little daughters, aged fixe and seven
xeurs |erlsheil. When Mrs. Harrlger
ardse this morning she dls.o\*T*d :h**
house to Im‘ on At - ** and called her two
son**, who escaped. Mrs. ll.trrtger ran
up stairs *o wher* her chlblren were
sleeping ami catcbing her ihr*** -months
old baby In her arms thr* w It from th
window It sustained no Injury. She di
rected ner attention to th** two little
daughters, who wer* overcome by th*
1 hr** and 'moke and she |*erished with
Mr Irvin B Tl*slman of New York,
formerly of this * Ity. k- spending a few
days with his brother, Mr. George W.
GOOD M t l\ IOH % roll .
I.axcd hy m t*rett> ttlrl and Rescued
by an l.mperor.
From our Dumb Animal*
During the war of 1170. when the Ger
man 11oop* were marching on Paris,
Filippe Lerouge. a young French girl, had
a pet row. Panchetir. which vras almnst
the only support of iier family. To save
the animril from the Germans she was.
under the rare of Filippe. allowed to graio
only nt night an*l kept hidden In the day
time. ind her** commences the story.
It wa* Filippe’ task every night, a*
soon a- *,he had lea red away the supper
things, to come with Fanchette to the
me.uiow where -he grnxed, ami stain!
guard over her for the hours necessary
to give her sufficient time for her meal.
It was a lonely and dreary vigil, and
many time*. Filipp, fell tier heart sink
while undergoing It.
One night, when the new moon gave
Ju*t enough light to make out objects
idearly. Filippe was suddenly startled by
the sound of many horses feet coming
• long the road It needed no glance in
that direction to know tlta; a body of
hor>*emeii were approaching at a slow
gaffop With the swiftness of She wind
she fl**w to Fane hot teV side. and. with
her han. on the gentle creature’s should
er. was akiou- to push her away lowurd
a clump of tall bushes But alas* through
some ear*leasue*w *he lrl! ha*ft not l*eti
removed, and either gave out tin
kling sound at this moment or Filippe**
swift running had drawn attention to her
self. At any rate, before she could move
the cow. a gruff voire called t* her In her
own tongue. "Hold on there! We see you!
l>on't b*- trying to get that cow away!"
Overcome with terror Filippe could
only stand with her hard against th**
row’s shoulder, looking in ihe direction
whence the gruff voice had omc.
The soldiers hart now halted. Some hart
already dismounted, and were climbing
the fence. Others tore a wide gap and
entered through it on their horses, flow
their guns and sabres glittered In the
"Oh. Panehette!" exclaimed Filippe
with a hurst of tears, as she threw her
I arms around her ilear cow’s ne< k ”1 am
afraid they are going to kill you!" Then,
with a sudden determination, ‘she cried
"But If they do. they’ll have to kill me
•*l>*t go that cow girl!’ s. id the -ante
hf.rrh voice. o#,m unp.eaa*ntl\ near to
her. "We must have her."
"What do you want of her?" asked
Fdippe. raising her head at this point and
wondering at her own bravery.
"To cal!" was the gruff response
At these words Filippe burst Into tears
To eat! Her beautiful Fanchette? No.
"Are you gong to get away or not?"
the man questioned again "If you do
not. I'll have you taken away by force
She dtd no! move, but stood with her
arms tlrmlx > la sped about the neck of
Fanchette. The officer lurnetl lo two of
the men who had dismounted ami were
standing newr "Beige her!" he said
They started to obey orders Flllnpe
saw them coming, and her screams rang
far and near They were echoed by ..n
angry exclamation from the direction of
the road, end the next moment a horse
man on a prwerful horse came galloping
through the gap Into th Held H<- was
a man in the prime of life, with an air
that bespoke th commander. I'nder hi*
glance the men who had been about to
setae Fllippe dunk away. Only the officer
held his ground, ami he droned hi* head,
l-.oklng confused. 1
"What doe* thl mean?" sternly de
mandrel the newcaner. Hut he didn't wait
for an answer; he seemed to comprehend
the situation at a glance
"There. ||(||e fflri! dO not - > ' he lid
In the klmle-l tone. "They shall not take
your cow. Return home with her. It Is
la:e for a little girl like you to be out."
Then while Fllippe. smiling through her
tears and couriesylng. drew Fanchette
away, the commander turned to the men.
end she could hear him. after she had
gone some distance, angrily ic|>rlmtid!ng
Fllippe did not know until long after
ward that the nolde-looklng horsemon
who had come Just In time lo save he*
dear Fanchette w-as no less a personage
than Frederick William, crown Prince of
Germany—the good "t'nser Frit*,'' who
died so universally loved end regretted.
—J. Liberty Tadd. prlnelpal of the pule
lie Industrial Art Hchool In Philadelphia,
ha* beep Invited to deliver four lecture*
on "Elementary Art Education," before
the Boolety for the E-niburagemeht of
Arts, Manufacture* and Commerce of
i J s :
-it tMI fsSfH/dM." g
ViMhvgllUt Pitfiili. Stbi ■
•* MMhgfhtyaa. h*ofe fog wr .
•04 flfU. MtiMd frw. “
GEORGIA. CHATHAM COUNTY .
All persons re hereby forbidden lo hum
flsh or otherwise tre spot* on tho-, j
Hons of Ossabaw Island. In saM court\
and state, known aa the North and B.,mn
ends, being the lands new owned t.\ ( ,
under - !gf’ and ib- N*> Ft End. k*
the Waterbury Plsce, and containing
twenty-one hundred and flfiy-flve n
of highland and twenty-four hundred ,•
forty-fiv* acres of marsh land, the s , ??*,
End. known as the Rogers Plac* n<l
coninlninx twenty-five hundred acre*.
Any person hunting or otherwise i r ,..
passing on any of the lunds above m*rf.
tkne*l will >e pro.<*cut-d.
W. L NEYIN
NOTH*E T4> l •!H’T IRA AND CRI
GEORGIA. CHATHAM COUNTY
Notice Is hereby given to all per*,.it~ hav.
ing demands against I’aullne late
of said count), dcceas#J, to present t ,
to tts. properly made out. within th
time prescribed by law. *6 as to ho*
their charocter and amount, and all p r
sons Indebted to said deceased are r.
qulresl to make immediate payment to u
Saxatinah. Oct. 29. 19 V.
GEORGIA. CHATHAM COUNT!
Noll'** is h**reti\ given that 1 have mu
application to Court of Ordinary for
bam county for leave to sell two-sevent *
undivld,*! interest in the southern ot*
half part of .ot Number •wentx-elgh
O'Neill ward. In the city of itavanrsr
with ImiHTOvements thereon, belonging p,
estate of Annie and Julia Collins, m:is- r
for the purpose of provbling sup|*ort anl
maintenance for sabl minors, ami thn
sal*l orler will !*■ granted at th** January
term. 19"! of mid court, unless objei tDi
are filed thereto
JOHN T COLLINS
Guardian of Annie and Julia Collin*,
The H.vorll, and licit Route Mac
To LOUSIANA, TEXAS.
and all Points West.
STANDARD PULLMANS on alt Irani
KXUt’nSION PALACE PULIjMANS
dally, except Monday. Iron, New Orlaan
to California and Orror points, at |s.i
KKKK CHAIR CARR dally, N>w f>r
|an* lo Hullaa. and ail Middla and
Northern T* * [x'iiU-.
li.MLY THItOrOH PULLMANS to
Mi xlco Cttjr an.l Sin Pranclaro.
17,.. l am us SUNSET LIMITED.
Monday. Thursday Bint Snimd.iy. Nrw
OrlaMha to Snn Franclaco.
For all Information, addrraa
CLARENCE W. NIURPHIY, T. P. A .
19 KaH Brvan Bi , Savannah, Ga.
B R Nrar. F.P MIUtXB
Fraaldaal Vloa PraaldaaV
ILnkt Bi.o. Jr Sec y and Treaa
Sasb, Doors and Blinds,
Taints, Oils, Varnishes,
Glass and Brushes,
Lime, Cement and Piaster,
•F * WBIMBw atreala.
Finr Mrell e|Ui||M*l Tnr|M*it(lne
I mm Ml prl %•••• mlp, on acroiinl of
ll••n•ll of pnrluera. Thirty <*rnp.
labor mill rMinl limiter plenty.
•no hr iMMiiiltf nt n term I tin run in.
liMrt' r vllt
Ntehola.vlile, Miller County. Se
Fruit, Produce, Qrain, Etc.
AaJBAY STKCBT. waeu
delap beta IM,
FINE FLORIDA OR AMIES.
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES o. all
BEED RTE. SEED OATS.
HAT, GRAIN. FEED. FLOUP..
CHEESE, BEANS. Pea,, Rice Straw, ere
W. D. Simkins & Cos.
MIXGLEDORPF & CO.
SlO Indian alreet. Savannah. Ox.
JOHN <;. BUTLER,
Polnl*. Oil* and Ulara. Saak. Doom
Dllnds and Builders' Hupplleg. Plain and
Decorative Wall Paper. Kurd*" * ; d Do
mestic Cements. Lime. Plaster and Hair
Bole Agent for Abeatlne Cold W ater P*m<-
ju Congress alreet weal, end 1* St. Julian
f XWIEO\ I ( M f!i* for HIIMI rl
f fim i uMihA I4i har*rp. Inflow ui:i t*.
L awf *ii*fMßf4 VJ irftuuoo* or
fU/• o urtioo. *ofn ti coo*
FotoloM. *od not Mina*
PAc?WTi o.rn Mi by Droffilit*.
V V V ror •fo* In plain wrapper,
X I •tprcca. pr*pai-1 nf
1 fi on, or 3 Knfflss, $.
o Circular o-nt on waCJlh
OLD NEW SPADERS. 300 for ti cent*. •
Ruairas* Office Morultig Newt.