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INDEX 10 JEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
Meet In*-Stockholders Edison Electrle
lliunafhntlng Company o( Savannah
S[*echl Notlcea—Dividend No. do. South
ern Hank of the Htaae of Georgia; Flec
tion Southern Rank of the State of Geor
gia; Dividend Augusta and Savannah
Itallroad Company; Ship Notice, Wilder
* Cos.. Agent*, Dividend Chatham It owl
Fatale and Improvement Company.
As to Ollcea and Freight Ware
houses Central of Georgia Railway
and Ocean Steamship Compe
ny of Swvannwh; All Kinds of Game, M.
S Gardner; The Meet of Everythin* to
Eat, at Chang's; Fresh Pork. B<-or A
Davis. Turkey* and Plenty of <lr-eae. at
Joyce’s; Ship Notice, Sirachan A Cos.
Conalgnrea; Suwanee Springs Water;
Paint* and House Painting; Savannah
Rulldlng Supply Company; Woodcock.
John Funk. City Market.
Business Notice*—Red Cro-a Coffee;
Publications—Atlantic Monthly for Jan
Facta About Printing—Morning New*.
J. H KeltH. President
Legal Notk-e—Charles Menge, Bankrupt.
Railroad Scheslulea—Central of Georgia
The Greatest Clothing Offer Kven Heard
of In Savannah—R II Bevy A Hro
Atnuaemenls—The Aubrey Kto k Com
pany. Monday. Dec. 11.
Mineral Water—Hunyadl Janos.
Whlakcy—Yellow l.alM-1 Whiskey.
tTteroota—Old Virginia Cherool*.
Medical—Plantation Chill Cure; llond *
SaraaparlHa: Tutl'a Pill*.
Cheap Column Advertisements—Help
Wanted; Kmpli.ym.nt Wanted; For Rent;
For Sale; laMt; Personal; Miscellaneous.
The indications for Georgia to-day are
for fair, but coklar weather, frost at
night In Southern portion, fresh norlh to
east winds; and for Eastern Florida,
showsrs and coldar wnstlwr; fruat at
nigh' in northern and central portion*,
variable wind*. I .rooming fresh north
One* more Dc Wfi l> reported to lx In
■ comer. And once more w* •hull prob
•My chronicle that De Wet (ot out of It
That Kansas W. C. V. presldeeit,
at ho trine to Inculcate temperance by the
violent destruction of property, may have
baaed her plan of campalan ii|> the faet
that certain Powers are >hmtin< civilian
• lon Into the Boer*, the Filipino* and the
The Albany |Ut.| Herald make* this
announcement: "The Hrrrtld ha* received
an offer to club with Mr. Bryan'* new
paper. The Commoner. But the Herald
circulated on Ma own mania alone and
haa never entered Into a dubbing arramre
ment with any other publication.“ The
declination la polite but pointed.
Hocnethln* unique In the way of wedding
mueir to reported from the mountain rac
tion of Soulh Carolina. The bride wa*
not *o young a* other bride* have been.
Aa the eoupla approached the officiallng
minister the organist atruck Up brlakly,
•Thl I* the Way 1 I*>ng Have Bought,
and Mourned flec.iure i Found It Not."
After the benediction bad been pronounced
the organiet played aa a recessional.
"Pr*a Owl From Whom All Blessing*
Flow." The presiding gvnlua of the or
gan wa* evidently a humorist.
The otd achema of con*tructing a tun
nel undar the Hudson river from New
Turk to Jersey City ha* hern revived,
and work on M may he started strain
ehortly. The tunnel wan actually begun
twenty yeara ago. and half a mile of it
wa* constructed on the New York aide
and a shorter distance on the New Jer
sey aide. An accident by which twenty
three men were drowned was a damper
to the work, and It wa* soon abandoned
The problem of accommodating the travel
between New York and Jersey City la a
much more serious one now than It was
twenty year* ago
Many (hrewd New Yorker* are now
mourning tha dlaappearanre of a "boy
* taard of Wall •treat," of the name of
Monnell-Hayre lie t* twenty-four years
old. A year agu he appeared upon ehe
•ten*, rented a palaoe on Fifth avenue
between the realdeuces of Levi P. Morton
and II M. Flagler, at 112.000 a year, en
gaged a retinue of high priced servant*,
took an office In Wail street, and lived
!>ks a millionaire He claimed Indeed,
that he wa* a millionaire, anil frequently
t*ld the moneyed men whom he met In
•he street, "I made • million In thl* or
that deal." by his smart talk he managed
lo get considerable sum* of money from
certain people to be Invested for them.
Recently h disappeared It transp.res
•hat hi* total capital consisted of ggv.Oun
Which he Inherited, and aa unlimlLd
• ivhmm's b\k t'Leißiibit.
Savannah’* bank clearings for the year
Itkn make a showing that la extremely
gratifying to everybody that I* Interea'ed
lit the city. They Indicate that Havan
nah's business t* growing very rapidly—
that Savannah Is becoming the trading
point of a section of ountry that la
steadily becoming larger
For IKW rhe (Piling- were t>2 714 24.
frw l*o they were fc*. %tt. hi, The In
crease of this year over Inst la, therefore,
U07.*.7E2.* It Is doubtful If thera arc
half a doseti cilles In the entire country
that can show su h a feu '-nidge of In
<ft ©ours* Kavannh'p butln©## n<>t
in* r©as©f| nearly IMt.oDft.ft99 In th© year
thiii in lotting. Very tnuc'li of th© in
crttOtto in th© brink rlnMnß* 1# Ju* to
higher pnrpk f(>r codon, .*•. gI lum
ber iHi dlhfr thine*. A go<#l bl at
mon#iy also ha# b**#n pent to the -ountry
bunk*, where it lias U#n uni In moving
th© cotton crop ani In tjviny lntaii<fn In
tioMlng cotton. Thi* sttow* In th© clear
ing# li will harttly bm d**ul**il. however
that Ihsra hx# been .< vary substantial in*
rrraw in ih© city * busAnas*. If th© fM.'d
w©r© at hand it would no doubt nppear
that th© wliolrwlp m©rrhmn# arc filing
more xofNh glut the ratal! tn**r<haiit# in*
doing h steadily Inc rrasing huilnw*. Mora
b** been rreilvH this y ear than
and It I* probable that the rMllnmd#
have moved more fr©tghi# of nearly ©v*ry
ldni It I* a fact that there hav© l*’©u
good many lmi*rov©rn* ul# at vuri-
Oij* kln&*. and Mu*v have helped greatly
to *well the IranMi'lioiiH of the hank*
It will I* interesting to compare tba
percentage of tnrr©*#** of the brink clear
ing* of thi* t ity with that *f th© el© r-
Ing* of other < I tie* of the country. Wc
are that the compariaon will be a
gratifying one to Hat amt ihian# It will
le *o favorable that the River anil llsr
iior (’omrnittee of Gongres* will feel Hurt
It made do mistake in deciding to give
Havannah a channel twenty-eight feet
deep from her wharves to the sea.
% PItdFITAHI.K l KOI*.
In hi* annual report f*r <ha year Ju-t
4 losing the of Agrb ultura
of Florida will may that fr the first time
In that state some attention wa* given thi.x
year to the cultivation of broom corn.
Only 31 acre* were planted, but the result
w.a o ioll*factory that it I* probable
that broom corn will become one of the
large ami profitable crop* #f Florida. The
crop amoonied to ton*, valued .it ti.oOO.
It will lie aeen from thi* *tatem* a nt that
the grout praHdi were more than lift)
per acre, and it 1* a fair concimdon that
the net proceed* amounted to aw much •*
175 |er acre. In then' any other crop out
ile of fruit** and wgetablea that will |*>
jm well? We doubt If there In.
It la certain that no grain crop will
yield as Mtfdffpctory a return. And It
'‘hould be remem lx-r mi that broom com
la almost a certain crop, a fuliure occur*
Ing eel.lom The price of broom com l
very nearly alwayw good.
Many time** we hive nailed the attention
of the far men* of thi* Mete to broom com
i a profitable crop. We have urged the
•.mall farmer# of thi# county to plant It.
There 4# a large and proeperoua broom
factory In this* city which ha# to get llh
riw material from the Wept. The own
er# of thN faettocy have tried to emrcMtr
dge the cultivation of broom orn In thi#
county, but without wince## There I# idle
larul enough within ten mile# of thi# city
to raiie all the broom •'orn that u half
doxen factorlca of the capacity of the one
here < rnikl •*•
It 1-4 difficult to nnderptand why It i#
thfit to attention I# pi hi to thin crop In
thi* vUinlt>. K certainly I# not becauae
land can *> put to more profit a trie ue.
If that were the cane there oul<l tea
tloien farm* In Chatham county where
there U now one. ft 1# a source of natl
faction that the culUvation of broom corn
lia# beu begun In Florida It would not
ha nuvprinlng If in a very few year# the
broom ibrn • rop of that #tate woultl be
worth ItDO.OuO inatead of $4 h). a wo* the
cane this year
A PARTY MBUI RR.
t* It the intention of the Republican
leader* to make the shtp-rulmldy Mil a
partv measure. If It hreome* apparent
that It cannot be passed otherwise? There
I* a report to that effect Senator Hnnna
la quoted u saying that unless Congress
passe* tho bill at this session the Presi
dent will mil an extra ecsslon of Congress '
expressly to consider It.
It I* hardly probable that there I* any I
truth In this report. There la nothing the ;
President could do that would contribute j
so much to make the Republlcen party
unpopular a* to call an extra session In
the Interest of n sulrekty measure. It Is
practically certain I hut If Ihe *hlp-üb
sldy scheme were submitted lo a popular
vote It would be overwhelmingly defeated
The Republican leaders may say that It
Is hot understood, hut *he peopb* do un
derstand It. Tho know that the result of
ft would be to put vast signs of mote*)*,
annually. Into the pocket* of a very few
men without Increasing, to a very steal
extent, the merchant marine of the coun
try. The shipbuilding Interest bus hail
the benefit of protective laws ever since
the foundation of the government, and
now a system of bounties Is proposed,
largely for this Interest The peop> will
not approve anything of the kind, and II
* Is the fear that they will not that I* mak-
I Ing the Republican leader* heettate abotu
committing the party to the bounty ex
tern. It ran be sufely said that If the ship
j subsidy bill I* not passed hy this I'ongres*
I there will be no extra session of Congress
to consider It.
j A few day* ago trie wrecker* at Git*
: vrston completed their extraordinary task
I of floating the big British ship Taunton
which the storm drove Iwenty.even mile*
Inland trotti the hat Ivor and left high acd
dry In ihe mhlat of a graalng country.*
It required thirty day* of dredging by
several big dredge* to cut a channel t>
a creek, down which Ihe big ship w*as
pulled to deep water. The Taunton wts*
found to he |n seaworthy condition, not
withstanding her extraordinary highland
excursion, and Immediately ts-g.ni load
ing grain for Kurope.
A philanthropist of New Orleans. K. TANARUS,
Howard, has offered to give the cky the
grounds and buildings for a public school,
on the condition that the school shall he
for white boys and girls. In Ihe flrst. sec
ond. third and fourth public-school grade*.
Mr. Howard's reason ror limit mg the In
struction so tlx grade* named Is that
the primary departments of the publtc
srhools are always crowded, whit* the
I upper grade* have ample room.
THE MOKNTNG NEWS: SATURDAY. DECEMBER 21). 1900.
% TH RH'ICTN ( KtlTini W’Wb
We publiahed In our dlnpafchen a few
lay# Jig •Mr A1 I llarrr. worth'r Id***
of the Twentieth f>ntur> newnpeper.
Mr Harm#worth lx regarded a# the mod
aticcepful newspaper editor and publisher
In England He |# now in thi# country
studying our InMtltutlort# and people, pay
ing particular attention to the newspa
per#. Ilia idm of the Twentieth Century
new -.pa|ier I- summed up Ip the follow
ing extract from tn Interview with him
"My Idea of the newrpiper of the
Twentieth Century may be tbu# expro##cd
In br.ef. I*et u# MippOM one of the great
American new#pap*re. under the control
of a man of the jourvmlintic ability of
lßlHr>. the gr#-ate-d of the former edltoCß
Of the loMldon Time*, backed by an or
garlaatioMa- tx*rf t a- that of the tit and
rd Oil (‘ontiHtny, and Uaued almulte
nwiudy each morning In (Mf) New York,
Burton. Chicago. I'Hteburg. Ht EoU*#.
I*)illade|phi.i. and other point** In Amerl
a, or n fgOnlon, Idverpool. MstP heeter.
Itrletol, Falinbiirgo. Belfast, and Newcag
tb . In Or eat Britain. 1 k not obvlou#
that the power of u h a paper might be
come auch a# we have not yet aeen In
•he HUtory of the pre##** The thing la not
n> Improbable .-* it #ound* '*
Jun now a trupt newepajver would not
be very popnlar. owing to the general
feeling of hostility to ail aorta of tn#t.
Mr Harm#worth would have th # trurt
n'W#|<at>er own, c.r at lewet <*ontro|. the
telegraph llnea over which it got lt newt.
He would have It mike |t own paper
and Ink. build It# own jweHne# and h.iv#
it# own picture-making plant. In fact
he would not have It go out#ide of It#
own org ifiliation for anything. It I# a
Utication whether mich a new#p.iper would
be fuirrf"mful financially or would exert
•ny great amount of Influence. It could
not pay the attention to local new# and
question# D4*w dem.indt and by newnpuper
r id* r*- It would have to iel wholly
with mailer •hat were of Interest to the
whole country Th.it would atify only
u compare lively f*w reader#. Being o
truxt there would not be <• great deal of
confidence In It How ever eon# denttoualy
It might edited and would be Irnpo-j*ible
to make the public believe that It W*n#
conducted In thr !nter*-#t of the i>eople.
It# Influence, therefore, would not b©
There 1- one MiggeMton that Mr. Harnni
worth make* that 1* pra tli-iil, and tiiar if
that tie form of the newxpaper could be
#o changcift u - to •• *• meeting
the need of the public. The present form
1# 100 unwieldly, particularly when the
paper 4-errte# anywhere from twenty to
fifty pax*#. A paper having the form of
Collier'# Weekly would be much more
convenient, bm It wouP! In* . problem to
Invent a pre#* t)wt could Ixlll* iap4>rs foat
enough In tha# form.
Mr. H#rmnwi>rth I# such a ucee##ful
newepaper publisher that whatever he
#ay# relative to changes tn the newe
paper I# #ure to commend attention, but
It will probably be a good while before
an effort I# made to pubt!#h a great trust
newspaper In *‘ordam*4* with 4he Ideas
Toe refusal of Gov Roosevelt of New
York to honor the requisition of the Gov
ernor of Texas for the multi-millionaire.
John f> Rockefeller, raises an Interest
ing que-tiot, Mr Rockefeller lots been
Indicted by the grand jury of Mal'lennan
county. Texas, for oixraiing a trust in
that state, he being one of the principal
member* of Vhe Standard Oil Company.
That company done business in Texa*
Under the law* of that stale It Is an of
fense to niwtnlain and operate a trust.
But Vlr Rockefeller I* not a clttaen of
T**xas. It Is a question whether he ha*
ever been In that *tate. He Is a citixeu
of New Votk. In Older to commit un
offense against the law* of Texas, It Is
not necessary that tlie offender shall lie
in the elate at Ihe time the offense was
committed It seetns therefore Unit Mr.
Rockefeller |* (apable of violating the
criminal laws of Texas without going
outside of New Y’ork.
Apparently Gov Roosevelt think* that
this I* persecution rather than an effort
to protect the people of Texas against
violators of flu* state's laws. In refusing
to honor the requisition of the Governor
of Texas he pointed out that It did not
appear that Mr. Rockefeller was a fugi
tive from Justice —that, in (act, he vv i*
not in Texas st the time the offense
charged against him was commuted. Not
being a fugitive he did not see that he
was called upon to send him to Texas
It dors look as If the authorities of Me-
Cirnnun county were showing extreme
cagerticra to get Mr. Rockefeller In their
grasp. HUH. It do* • iiwi appesn* that they
have gone otrtskb* of the law In anything
they have done. But. as a matter of
fa* I, will not such proceeding* ** those
taken against Mr. Rockefeller haven ten
dency to defeat the effort* that arc being
made to destroy trusts? There In certain
ly some renson for thlpklng so.
something tii t :\pmi\.
Why : II that the people of the Kate
•ire *o backward tlit* year In paying lh<-lr
la>? Every <lay or two a rormpoiulrni
forward* thr statement from hht county
that the amount of taxes pa Id up to this
tlmr la smaller tht year than In any pre
yloua nr for a long lime. It l admit
ted that the people are belter off finan
cially than they have been for a decade.
It t* a face that they are apendlng money
freely. They mint therefore have more
ready money man heretofore. It would
naturally be euppoecd that, under nuch
circulariancea, ihe> would iav their taxer
la the axplanation that having ao much
more money than uaual they have been tcaa
careful to make provlalon for their taxaa.
and that they will have to borrow money
lor that purpoae? It .an hardly be that
ao large n percentage of them haa bean
improvident. There muat be some other
explanation. It would be Intereeilng lo
have the opinion of the tax colln .ote aa
to what the real explanation la.
Robert Wilcox, the royaliet delegate
from ll.<aalt to Congrr.a, will enjoy th.
largest Income of any member of that
Ixaly. Il cost him alioul ueo to travel from
Honolulu to Washington. If he paid hla
way. The government, however, paya ten
cent* a mile, which will give Wilcox *2.-
000 lor the round trip. It l believed that
the Hawaiian delegate, following Ihe rue
tom of moat member* of Congress, tra
vel* on free paaaea. toereforo hla mileage
! all clear profit. <'curding the uaual
r .ike— off lr,*u , a .in i i.r H
relary, Ihe atatloiiery allowance, the
mileage and the regular salary, Wilcox
will have an income of about JS.OUO a year
i— the pay of a uaUiggl oOlcer,
The rapid development of the bu#lne#e
of the PhUrdclphia-Havannah #ttwm#blp
line, n* e##ltatlrif the increa# of earn
ing catmrlty by 33S per cent in three
month#. 1# one of in# most gratifying
feature# of the year * #uc< e**ful i*om
meree o*h of thii* port Not only are the
ghi|># bringing full egrgoe# from I*hila*lel
phia for distribution throughout the tet
vltory tributary to Havattfiah, but they
..re going back laden to their capacity
with cotton, lumber, p-g iron, fruH# and
other product# of the Bouth. Thus ea* ft
h ifcglc trip i# a profitable one The Inetan
tatieou# aucce## of till# venture, involving
larg‘ capital, not only d*monetimtea that
Bhlladelphia I# a great market but that
Ha V anna h l* H great port for collect
ing end dl tributlng the rrnnmorlltle#
4f the HotHh Into th** North, atid of tha
North Into the Kouth Havatinali. Inde*'d.
I# the gr*at tnarttlme gateway of the
Hotith Atlantic rectiot).
Ham|ie# of H'iniatra tobaero grown In
Florida were exhibited a th Bari# Ex
position, where they were awarded two
point# over the tobacco grown In tue isl
and of ffeimMtta. The federal department
of agriculture haa recently 4iemoiii4trat.|
that #uiiMitra tota • o ean t*e grown in
Connecticut, it# weM a* In Florid# On
tftlnl of an a re w.t planted near Hart
ford. ui-der cheete doth ehad* The net
profit on the experimental crop wa# at
the rate of pr* |nr acre. Another lot
was planted without th*- Nhadc Both
co#t arid #e|,lng price cat tnle lot
lep# than on the eiunb-d Jot. The de|att
ment #ay that It# experiment# hav •
rahovvn that Hum#tea tobtrro *an he
grown In tVmneetlcut and Florida of a*
fine quality a# that imported. The an
nual ■ oneumptinn of Bunuitra w topper#
ta upward# of M. 000,000.
The State Department, It la reported,
ha# < onclule| that the*##* rltlxeCM of Ger
mmy and other foreign rounthn* Wito
|o#t |*ro|>erty or #u#<ained damng*# in
Cuba during the progre## of the Cuban
Inwiirtc tion agalnwt Hpain must look *0
Cuba, and no* the United State# for the
payment of their claim#. Heavy claim#
for damng**# are to tn* m.ek* by subject#
01 the German Emperor. Where Cuba l<
to get the money with which to •ati*fv
th# sc claim# I# not readily apparent. 8h
I# Impoverished, and her ex-#oUller# ira
clamoring for a recognition of their iaim
for com|en#wtloii for their cervices.
Pet Crowe #e©m# destined to go Into the
annut# of fame in the list with Tancott,
Tom Collin# and Charley Roes.
Cl.lt lO\ %I*.
—Acting Governor Jenk*. of Alabama
ha# ex< Ited favorable comment by thwart
ing the member# of the legislature in
some of their proposed Junker# at the ex
pense of the state. The legislator# had
plant;***! to make h tour of the normal and
agrletiltural #• hool# of the state, hut the
acting ex. utive vetoed the enabling res
olution on the grtHind that the ext*en#e
would la* more than the trip would l*e
John A Johnson, a ntanufa turer in
Madison. Wl# lia# offered 81000 to the
Bixml of Bupervisors of Dade county.
Wfh.. for th** purpose of erecting and
maintaining a lom* for ngr*4l people. In
atblitloti to the regular method of enter
ing the home, by the payment of not less
than Mr. lia# c*onr*elved the
ld**#t of i#utiig admission politic# similar
(o Insurance t)ulitles. which may to* taken
out by people in youth or mtWl|c age to
firovUle for thdr support am) comfort In
old age. or which may l*e taken out by
any one for the support of * friend.
—‘’Allusion** continue to be made to
la>r.| Itusewll of Klllowen a# one of tin*
dl#tlitgui#he4l meiuker# who found In the
retrrter#’ |taller> one of their pla< • # of
piep.iratlon for the judicial Bench." say#
(lift lamdoti fhrunble. “The wtory ha#
been n*iKNUnl #> often that It —em# al
most a pity to contradict it A a matter
of fact. however. l*ord Hue#* II never was
a reporter. Nor did he ever write short
hand. though It must be confea©4l that
hi# own ordinary letter#. wrUten tn haete
with an a maxing system of contra* tl'-n**
got a# near to It u* longhatnl ever 411d."
—"Well, my boy, any college debts?"
"Nothing, sir. but what wiiu diligence,
economy and Stern self-denial >ou will
not be able to pay."—l-lfe.
Fine Ethical Distinction.—'"What
are you here for, my man?" Inquired the
benevolent visitor at the Jail.
"Why. you *ee, sir ." answered the pris
oner. "I ruck something that didn't be
long to m>* by rights an' didn't do It ac
cordin' lo law*."— Washington Star.
—"You used to any.” suggested her dear
est friend, "that he wa* one In a thou
"I Still think o," answered the girl
whose engagement had been broken, "but
1 have discovered that h<> Is not the only
one In a thousand."— Indianapolis Journal
—O postman, staggering onward 'neath
your heavy Christmas load,
To deeper wrath your p.itlenl soul wtc
reall) should not goad.
But 'mould Is* tru.y sinful how* you'd
want to kick and rant
If you had lo carry all the gift* we want
to give and can't.—Chicago Record.
—"Pa." *akl IWIIe Georgie, "why dhl
Diogenes live In a tub?"
"Oh" tha old gentleman replied. a he
Ashed a crumple. l piece of drawn work
out from under himself, "I suppose thai
was the only pace he * Oil id find where
they didn't have sofa pillows amt these
blamed tidies all over everything.”—
( I It Hr.XT niNhUT.
The Oreenvtlle (8 C.) New* (Dem.l dla
euealng the proposed national marriage
and divorce law. say*: "The bill for se
curing some -net of uniformity Is a good
one; but will be opposed, of course, by the
oil state# right.* advocate*, who atlil
eltng to the exploded notion that such
legislation should be left to the states
This haa been left to them; and It la seen
wliat a mess they have made of It. Now
let the nallon try It."
The New Orleans Picayune (Demi aaya:
"While the kata of the trade with China
Is w seriou* matter to the mills Imme
diately Interested, It t* not a (act that
the entire cotton manufacturing Industry
In the South Is languishing as a cottar -
quen.s. and that, therefore, the progress
ive movement In the direction of adding
new mills has been checked.''
The Cincinnati Enquirer Hum ) aaya.
"Perhaps It la jtiat a* well that some of
the political doctors should prescribe for
the Democratic party at a time when
there Is no iiartleular reason for the ad
ministration of medicine. They will be
played out' and forgotten by the time the
real work of regeneration commence*."
The Louisville Courier-Journal (Demi
say*; "The Power*, having presented
their demand* to China, must now alt
quietly by anil await an answer. Of
course, a little looting and killing on the
able will be permissible, juat lo sava hi
ITK.H' or I\TEHI>I.
An Improved mad service haw b*.n in
• tailed In Frankfort, Germany, the tram
way company bavin*? recently added sev
en automobile car# and seven trailer car#
to the street railway moll service.
—l*nlverally choiieron# are the latest
Vienne** novelty. Inconsequence of the
riotous behavior of the male student#
w hen tb* women tried to avail themselves
of the newly granted pcrntlsstoti t*> attend
lectures many mothfri* of women student#
hav* *?gtstered for the university lectures
In order to have an opportunity to a oiu
pany iunl protect ihtr 4laughter.
A Ht. Baul publishing house lias leaded
h club building for its 4'** employee. Tue
due# nr* IV cent# a month, and the pay
ment of th** Mini* entitles a memoer to
ail the privilege# of the clutx It© fresh
mem# are turni**h**4i at cost, atwl
for bi yc*cs 1# provld***! There I* a smok
ing room ami a billiard room, and a gym*
iiosium i# planned lor thi basement.
An exhibition of . .tb-ndur# is to
b bald at the room* of the Young Men -
Christian A- -o* Litton, Hixtli ud Main
street-*, rtlchlivond, Va . from Jan l t° W
next, and th* organlxatloii re*iuest# t<*
marchant’* manufactuier** ami cotf*>ra
llon- of I’hii.iilelptiia to .s-ist the promo
ter# of tin* enterprise by their
calendars to General He t*dar> H K M
Kh The calendar# will *♦' artDH ally
arrange*!, and the exhibition will i# irc.
The oil four* House at I.
which was ere*’ted In IT> #
il* nioilshed, and the resklent# of that |la '•
#r- very niu*'h int*rest**d in th** tearing
down *f th? structure b* aii#e I taliixi *d
rye whisky w# pia**l in the corner
stone whn th** foundation# wir* aid.
The wltlskv w#- sealed up *itl debited
there by • Unde" Billy Hmltlt. who. uc
< ortllug 10 a local |#ier. ha# determined
that if ttier* -hall prove to la- but one
drink left h will have It.
—New York pawnbroker# **r© to meet
increased competition from the Provident
lxwin tkr'koty. which was organix*d a# ti
pet project of th** bit** t*ommodorc Van
derbilt. A third branch of the society i
about to I**- opened, thi# time in th* 1 1 **n
derlom ,< <ll strict—the richest of all held#
fi>r the pawnbroker. The next-door neigh
bors of Ih* new establishment will )**
John E. Sullivan # saloon and • gambling
house. The Provident Ishiii Kvckty
charge# 1 ier cent. int*-re#t a nionlh—
out -third of the rate usually exact **i by
the eight pawnbroker# with whom the
new branch of the society will compete.
—One of the recent cnerprl#**# in Alpine
mountain engineering project# I# to run a
tunnel under Mont Blanc *■ that a line
i-ontierting Ht. DMler and Chamonix can
la* operated. The Val d'Ao#ta Railway
now ha# an extension to Hi. Didier, while
then* 1# . bran* h of the Bari#. Lyon>.
and Mcdlierran*an lino which i# arrlnl
Into th r|ini4>mi valley The plan ha
l*en i#of#M4Hl by an Italian engineer. M
Cedak and It Is said that of the l*i kilo
metre# of connecting line, there would In*
13 kilometre# of tunnel with a maximum
elevation of I,<M> metres. I# i* proposed
to employ the water jiower found on the
other wide of the mountain in abumiance
to generate electricity to 4>|cr2 , ‘ th*
-The velocity of light ha# rc. c*i>y been
redetermine*! by M B* rrotin, who ha
perform* and a #erle# of ex|erlment#, u#lng
Flxeau’s method. The distance between
the two si.wiou# was nearly 12 kilome
tre#, and after I .‘>oo ol>#4*r vat ton# a mean
value of kilometre# |>er .-erond was
obtained. In Flaeau's onglmtl experi
ment# <t distance of h.tf33 meters* w’u# ex
perimented with, ami tfie velocity ob
tained was 315.00D kilometer# per second.
In 11174 M. Cornu, with Improved appa
ratus. ma le similar experiment# and an
nounced the result of hi# determination
it too kilometer 1* r se* ond. In •he
United State#, with somewhat different
apparatus. Mlt lielM-n, in 18X2. found the
volecliy to le 2W.8* r 3 kilometers, and
Maw MWb : •• M Mli ‘
#erlt-s of determination*, mud** it 2Vi*.BIO
kilometer# per second.
Acetylene gas. In adhllon to furnish
ing talllmnl Illumination, can also be
used Willi ihe blast to pr*lu e Intense
h*. It combined with air and oxygen in
the protver pro|vorllons. It has been found
that u he.it sufficient o melt sold could
la* obtained when acetylene was us**l In
the blast-lamp, and experiments have re
cently Ivecn performed In which oxygen
was sulistllutisl for the ulr. When pure
oxygen was u-ed l w,l ■ found that the
flattie became exceedingly luminous and
J. posited carbon in a compai'i form much
rc-*eintiling gs- rarhon, but by mixing the
oxygen with air the gaa is completely hurtl
ed and the temperature produced Is suffi
ciently Intense to melt platinum. The
use of acetylene In 4hl* way dor* r.o: pre
sell* any advantage over the ordinary gas
consumed In Ihe blast-lamp, except In
cases where the laboratory Is supplied
with such source of Illumination Instead
of ordinary gs*
—The extent to which science can be
applied lo every-day affairs I* well Il
lustrated on reading the reports of the
various division* of the I'nkei! Unites
Department of Agriculture Of |<artte
ular interest Is the statement that the di
vision of entomology is having consid
erable success In Introducing insects and
parasites. In I'allfornla an Insect has
hern Introduced which fertilises the
Htnyrna llg. ami a* a result more than
six ton* of these tigs have been produced
lit one locality alone, and It I* Ivelleved
that they can l* produced In such
amount* as to < ,iusc this country to he
an Important competitor In tlhs Held. The
entomologists have olso done a valuable
service to the olive grove* of the some
slate by Introducing a parasite which de
stroy* the ollve-sc.de that has proved a
most troublesome |*-*i. To destroy lo
custs a fttngusdlseaee lias been introduced
from Natal, which has benn the means of
destroying the Injurious swarms of these
Insects, and effort* have been made* to
Introduce from Kurope perasltce of the
—The condition* of Ihe production of lea
In India have been recently studied, and
a result Interrsllng statistics have been
tabulated. In l*Ss the total m reage de
voted to tea In India tvs* 283,*25. an
amount which increased to Sil.lCi 111 isyt
to 415.717 In lW*i. and si the end of tlie
year ISB9 lo 51t.732; the avciage rale ol
Increase for the Dm live years befog ii..
211, or nearly double the overage for the
five years previously. The tea-plantations
are In I tie lir.ihmapulia valley of Assam,
ihe Surma valley of Cachor, and Hylhel,
Bengal, and Trav.tncore. and nearly twice
as much late! rut* bean tuken up by plant
er- but I* not yet planted A neavy rain
fall and a humid anil equable climate are
ewsen ila I for the cultivation of tea. The
yield In ihe Brahmaputra und Burma val
ley* t* given at about 44- pounds to tn
ucre. while In the Duars and Darjiling In
Bengal the yield Is 513 pound* and 231
pound* to the acre respectively. The In
dustry in Assam haa been carried on
mainly hy Kuropean* with t-onsHerable
cnpltul. anil Ihe plantations and estates
have been con-oUdutrd, *o that the aver
age exent of each plantation te In excess
of 1,200 acre*, a* com pan* I with an tiver
•ge of 727 for Bengal, while In the Kan
gr.i valley of the Punlab. where the plun
tnlions are owned for Ihe most part by
the native*, there ure only --hoof four
a. res In each farm. The quantity of tea
produced ha* Increased In a ratio ewi
-nlerably greater than that of the area
cultivated the increase In area bring
given a* *2 per cent while the amount
of production I* greater by It* per rent,
tl.nn fifteen year- ago. In the year pw
tM.tm.WO pound* of tea were produced |ti
India, of which hy far Ihe greater part
* ••ported, there being small dome*tie
consumption England. naturally. r*.
,reived the bun. of ths product exported.
For January , 1901
Contains the first of a remarlublc tfries of srticlfs on
Vow. at thr threshold of thr nrw ronturv. pntriofir citizen* of our happily re.
united country should be hljlc to review without bitterne** thr event* of our trrlnf
Heconstruction Period. That blunder* were ramie by tadh Northern and Southern
statesmen may now lie frankly admitted. To point out these error*, to analyac tbc
conditions out of which they *tirantf, U> trace the constitutional change* that date front
this period, and to make cle*r thr bearing of these changes upon our dome*tic and for
eign policy of the immediate future, i* the aim of the AtUntu's article*.
The author* arc men of national reputation, and although representing various
parties and action)*, have written lu a spirit of genuine patriotism. They are aa fol
Prof. Woodrow Wilson Hon. Hilary A. Herbert
Hon. Samuel W. McCall Prof. W. E. R. Du Bois
Hon. D. H. Chamberlain Prof. W. A. Dunning
Thomas Nelson Page William G. Brown
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bolt. Cattle i'aik and Wist l-n 4.
Dally except Sundays. Subject to enuagr
IHL.K OF MOPE.
Lv City for i. of li.j L,v Die of Hope ~
li i> am from T< nth I 4 O' am tor Uolton
730 mu fiom Tenth | 4 uo ..in for Tenth
*i am from T.-alti | 2 uv .ini for Tenth
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> I.’. ten tr.irn Ho:ion
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t3O pni front Tenth *OO pm for Tenth
Ju pin thorn Tenth Im pm for Tenth
10 J) pm front Tenth [lO Ow pm for Tenth
|II 00 run for Tenth
Lv city for M •> . 1.,. Mo<.iKonery~
4 -o am front Ttnth | Tit>a for Tenth
230 pm fiom Tenth . 1 li pm foi Tenth
430 pu> float Tenth j 400 pin for Tenth
etty for Ce Park Lv cmtie Perk
-4 J 1 .im from ttoliun , 7 00 am for Bolton
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1 ou pm from Bolton , 1 3u pm for Bolton
l M pm liotii Bolton | 3 oo piu for Button
7 00 pin from Bolton ; 7 Ju pm for Bolton
* W pin front Boltou , * oo pm for Bolton
Car leaves Bolton street Junction &:M
a. m. and every thirty minutes thereafter
unto ri am. rn.
Car leaves Thunderbolt at 6:00 a. in and
every thirty minutes thereafter unit
12 00 midnight, for Bolioti street Junc
FREIGHT AND PARCEL Aft
This car carries trailer for passengers
on all trips and leaves * set side of city
market for lair of Hop-*. Thunderbolt
and all intermediate points at k.UO a- ui.
5 oo p. m . 600 p ni
Leaves Isle of Hop* for Thunderbolt.
City Market and all Intermeeltat* points
*i v* p m.
WEST END CAR".
Car leave* weat side of city market for
West End 4:00 n rn and every 40 mlnutee
thereafter during ihe day until 11:30 p. m
Leaves West End at *2O a m. and or*
ery 40 minutes thereafter during the day
until 11:00 o'clock midnight
II M l/YFTGN Gen Manager.
IN the District t’ourt of the United
mates for Ihe Eastern Division of Ihe
Southern District of Georgia Notlre of
sigillcatlon for din-barge In the matter of
Charh-s Menge. county of Chatham. In
bankruptcy. To the creditor* of the
above-named bankrupt: Y'ou are hereby
notified th.it the above-named bankrupt
has filed his application for h dls.Yiarge
from ail of the debt* provable In bank
ruptcy against said Char It s Menge The
* ild application will he heard hy ih* lion
Emory Speer, Judge of the United mate*
District Court, lor *M district and di
vision. at the United mate* Court House.
In Savannah. Gu., on the lltti day of Jan
uary. 1901. at I<> o'clock a in.
Ail creditor* of said bankrupt are noti
fied lo appear at the time and pier* stat
ed. ami show c.iuse. If any they can. why
the prayer contained In the said petition
should not be granted
Paled In Bavunnah, Ua . this ISth day of
H. II KING. Clerk
GEORGIA. CHATHAM COI'NTY
\Y her ear Eugenia !•*. Sweeney has applied
to Court of Ordinary for leiter* of admin
istration on the estate of Michael T.
These are. therefore, to cite and ad
monish all whom It may conrrn to he and
appear before said court to make objec
tion (If any they* have) on or before the
lirsi Monday In January, next, otherwise
raid letter* will l>e granted.
Wi tness, Ihe Honorable Hampton L.
Ferrlll. ordinary for Chatham county,
this the 7th day of liecemlrer. 1900
frank E KEILRACH.
Clerk ft. Ord'y, C. Cos.
G B AN HATLEY, Petitioner's Attorney.
GEORGIA. CHATHAM COUNTV.-
Whereas Wili am L. Wakelee has applied
lo Court of Ordinary for letters of ad
ministration to Issue to Jordan F. Brooks,
county administrator, on the estate of
John G. Carter, deceased.
These at. therefor*, to cite and ad
monish all whom II may concrn to he ami
appear before said court to make objec
tion (If any they havti on or before <hc
first Monday In January, next, otherwise
said letters will l*> granted.
Witness, the It. notable Hampton 1,
Ferrlll. ordlnarv for Chatham county
this the 2kth day of November lWn
FRANK K KKILBACH.
■jerk ft. Only, c. fa.
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Jan. I. 2:30 p. m.
TEXAS, Capt. Eldredgr. THURSDAY.
Jan. 3. 4:30 p. in
l> II MILLER, i apt Peter*. SATUR
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TO PHIL YDKLPHIA.
ALLEGHANY. Capt Foster, SATUR
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