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Savannah, Ga.
a t tire i’oal Of2c-e In Sn
-1 T. n ,c.rend fiavt Jletier.
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Georgia Affairs.
; -*ick Advertiser publishes in Us
I u.tfitient of the commerce of
ring the year JSBO, and compares
s , ,-, rf SCt ] there were 831 clearances
"fereign end tTI for and mtstic i>orts.
the cumber cf vessels entered
■ 1 ared was 2?5. The
ted la value to $1,702,-
Vsh-y amounted to $1,801,401.
- VafUtvtoa Ornette reports that a
.- AT ca e of a broken era; ha* re
'B-red there. Paring the tims the
v ,! covered with ice. Mr. Jemti
.“' ,* ;at,e, fell Bear the court house
.is and hurt his arm right
: soUtlngof it as tie ia
*T to be temporary. Soon after be
; . j__. work in his trother's carriage
r r until u few lays ago did he find
;l ai j a • r,.ki-u arm. It is thought a
-e i a.* caused at the time he fell
and id: :t working caused the bone
of Atlanta, drank a half
- • w' u . Uy Friday night for a quarter,
r " Ivsn-g -t he offered to bet another
'T he coai 1 drink a pint more. This
„• ~!•> 1: l ed, and soon after he
1; f bet fifty cents tbit he could swal
" ■ at-’hrr fink he bet was taken, and
" ---the hitr: but just as it disap
-11,4 - efeli to the floor unconscious, ar.d
-t- In that comiftloß until ten o'clock
til cl ’bt. wi.ea oi™-
~ !„. jj , x. H. Stephens’ faithful tody
,V j w i has waited on the sage of
nrty H*tl woei chJdhcod, died la Craw-
Lrdviiie lust Fridayventng.
We n;Mish f da fe.v days ego an account of j
I. , lerr ibi* wour.dh at Kaignta, in Berrien j
• tv o. : anero while asleep, by another I
Kit!. iaaie. a which the brain of the ;
’ .., jti.se.-;;! ••!. TheAlapaha AVtrs says j
..jjj . w nded uivre still alive, and bopee j
irt e-teitAirei of hi* recovery,
rue forrien County .Vein remarks that the j
receut r-:n-* iu that s*i:tton have proven very |
Lr . ;2 tii .reiT cts to the farmers. Opera- |
erfered with to such an ex- J
■m: that stroa? up; reheusior.s are felt that j
tfr.TeirV i-rcp will he considerably affected j
thereby. 1
Mr i’erii-m. editor of the guitman Free |
y.... d* just been reelected Ordinary for [
3.- ii tnty. a:.! has le.-eived many con
jutEiiii'as over t .e He th-mks his :
siec.j f r tl.-ii- kl’e! notices, but expresses |
> ipuuwo that the people of the county elect- j
>4to an : leferse. He said they wished to i
v .n.po' tion on them of a special tax ;
: hipport, win h would have been ceces- J
*7 Ulhe teen defeated.
TheSe* York Fiua nci-tl nnd Commercial ;
‘ Cb-ud- estimates this year's cotto t crop at j
ilii' ": bales, ar.,l BrafUtiect's estimates it I
uC-xtt.UU 1 -a) ba! -s. Tlic Columbus Times i
tknteh :h the.e estimates are too large. j
Tar Hswkinsviiie Dispatch states that the I
Mhiarein the prices of commercial fertilisers !
hMcsoitd i msiiierabie complaint on the part j
of fvartrg i:i the vicinity of Goldsboro, in j
Pslisiicounty, and they have held a meeting |
laiarecrcacizing for the purpose cf acting
.a the matter. Tiiey have resolved
colt ; y anv higher prieo for fertilizers this
whitß they did last year.
Ibr Pt-rry //> . J.mrruil says that several
atrtio since Mr. IV, 11. Norwo.*d, of that
plk- i*. k- to fin : a iarge hole in hit front
far ibjut ter. fee: deep It was nothing more :
aoriss'.Lanan oil well that was filed in
v>.-thirty years a ?}. Fc-r at least twenty !
JWritb* earth l itre has stemed solid, but the J
•fry w -vejther of several weeks past caused
4 te Rsik in.
Tit Tv bit ton >i'i'idard has changed hands, j
S:. Wl. Hail bat -41 out to Me trs. J. L '
*iis*BdJ T. Bruce.
Tr.f Mae.-a I.i'-ra-y As.-tcNlkm recently
*• tei re- !u i.i,s asking an appropriation
‘ti-p,vfri. rt rt < f fl.Ctv. to purchai-e and
e . .i oM Fort Hawkins and the adjacent j
ptosis. The ivs .iu'.ions were forwardei to i
6m: r Brown art! iiepresentarive Rond, j
: 'i: :-r,‘T men rerliei that it wculdbetoi- ,
to get any such bill through. The
StMtorssid that the money would have to be
riselH 1 .: er by the rtate or by private a so-
V •* liOuisv.de Xetcsaud Funner: ‘‘ltis ‘
* “ : is : erhape not familiar to all our
" l: ’ ’i 1 ! l T-.rvcr has in his iwsd-
V 1 * -*1 'fiat ti e iriy s.ttlers of this coun
-1 - - : gin- : irw r.gsti st the approach
- • :a to: bauds of Indotns. He wiil no
■ ■ ' ci - -erve •• w,>h patriotic care and hand
ihreugh Lis femily to c imiag ger era-
A’ ” vrye sivs: “To-day the leading men •
■ ; i Arkansas an i Texas are Ceor- |
A ' . 1 ’ • , v ery county and neighborhood, j
. -v ; T 'i-ot.tr ■lung spirit i* ;
- is_l . Tre Govern rof Texas is a Gear- •
are b--tb the iri-rtators from Mississio- I
f : ' 'en throe Governors to Texas, I
ippi a Governor awl a Senator
?AAA : ena her ah t-st and best meu to
*T' i lss 0P Sentinel reports that “several ■
C e.-vrie eegiged in a fisticuff some days
i> .!-. roiwr . vrh:-n another colored man
-Kfc-:, t>■ r.-- an t atte i p:ed to make
i*' 1 '**“ '- a i-yui. f indmc resistance was
vre- mni. he i*r-w his revolver and fired into
jj, w - whch '■.a.:*rtd them ius>tauter,
r.*,-.' v:, .g g.; : , dander up, heiureued
.. st r y be wr n*. until he had emptied
yt'.;. iloiig n., m e damage, however,
T .s < n-.-lt Ku.;,id to one of the party.
ly r - ’ T r! ' t!!, ‘ usrnes of the parties, bu*
1 by this time that figh*-
* : 1 -y .ft tk eyt-s nor the general
and will not'Ci'y refrain front fighting
. .’A r - but bev>..uo ;s*acemakers them-
County Oaeette: “We hear I
' * ■ re •.ri ser:ion in this county which •
. " A o ,' fposure iif the culprit Sol Har
, w.ife last week to go to a nelgh
st®y H niybt and in her absence en- !
~ -i-. t <•, everything be could away |
k'!'." 1 - 1 Mrs Harris is in a delicate i
■ a. an ! her beirg cecer ed at this p*erind
y t'fu is great indignation. She was
~i hy Her fathttr iu a destitute condition,
.... ■ ' ;.t f;)<4 or f at j j n the house, and
‘ 'ke bed. leg carried away by the
* Gvorgis needs a law to peul
"e des< rters. Tt.ere is no meaner
Ai.-’V -f opinion It is said Harris went
j,.. J “.onda, where it is supposed he had
.*• " "*• hope our exchanges will
lr* scoundrel, and make it hotforliim
frever he may go.”
"I" /"?ville Time*: “The recent
*. f a “ l Jr-1 the oraoge fever In Thom
i* 'outrary. it seems to have given
yj." ~ ure *n Thomas an additions! 1m-
A low definitely settled that the
"1 ti.J‘ : arf l y°un% trees are not kill
ri-riFTscf them In fact
P Lt h-ck a year or two. but expe
‘A ..tvught growers cf this delicious
ror-j, r°' J nK treo. when killed down,
-k .. r iy and vigorously under favora
;■ ■ ■' * The young trres 'killed down in
‘ii-v.i !v w,!hiu * few years catch up with
!*££? f. rowt h which they would have
hey not been killed down. At
•V ih.ir e who claim to
’V • ,. 1: - ,his Industry will not be sub-
Oia-vm- u a crUci test for mat y long yea-s
v a= it was r.- cently.”
'“t . A !' ,anv Newt and Advertiser:
’iT./." * a *' lhe pay train cn the South
v., I . ‘au;e d-we. and fettled up
cf rtß aIo ” s f the *int at Albany. A
eun r.'.A ni a COL 5 t *f^ drew their pay.
ttg I. , L - jirar, k whisky freely, went back
' 7 row c and entered into a
■ £ *Atie , i as . a matter of course, somebody
<1 of sports was bound to allow
ris f'T UI: 4rT passion. Bc>ne loud
'wfe sonn'i, i e *’ fcnd a fight seemea Inrvi
u “took :n’ several of
m was cut in thv temple
'vt, sa^: ( ,^ h: A fvndrd very materially to
5tSdS“‘ and i P f fcosiit itiM . T J e cri „ 0 f t he
■< st uie'i °4 i?ht lfa e police to the scene.
** 'btstorlruice. The wounds of
‘ "her., f o w *' r ” dreseet by Dr Alfrh nd,
w * n or ered to bed.
*‘hotth'i K^ e 1 watered up n anoth
itrrT k ’ w,UI * “iLfcsl ahead."
on th * Perr F Ho.s Journal.
> of th. grain cron, rays;
Pain crap of Houst.a
The Tery * rea * concern to oar
11*'*** *PdaUy by the
fSfKßS^^SiSKfills;
** 001
Savantwh ipniittg Slews.
J. H. ESTILL, PROPRIETOR,
face of the ground, it isdoubtful whether there t
will be enough left to make it profitable to
leave it alone. Many are fixing to so* over .
again as soon ss the weather will permit, but ’
other old experienced grain raiders say the
oats killed down will come out again and make
a good crop We have our doubts on the sub
ject, but will wait a few days aol see. Wheat
does not seem to be hurt materially. The grain
crop has come to l>e a most important one to
our people, and after the failure of last year,
the present condition causes some uneasiness I
in the minds of our farmers who wish to raise
their hreadstuffs and provender at home."
Svys the Atlanta Dhonoeraph: “Yesterday j
morning Mrs. Po*ey, the mother of the little
giri who would In all probability have been the |
bride of W. B. Schneli, had i t cot been for the t
prompt interference of Mayor English, reached !
At rauta am gave her consent for her daughter i
to become the matrimonial property of Mr. !
SchnelL She was at once delivered iito the
custody of Mr. Schneli. who. we learn, has not
yet determined whether to marry her first or
send her to school. During the day there vet
a rumor in circulation that Mr. Schneli was
thinking of bringing a suit against MayorF.ug
li*-li for false imprisonment. The absurdity of i
such a thing however, gave little credence
to the rumor. Mr Schneli was at
the Opera House with kts intended. 1
whose name we would write, but for .
the crowded state of our columns and the
lateness of the hour. There is agreatproba
ability that Mr. Schneli wiil return to Oconee
to-day with hia diminutive sweetheart, and .
everything will be lovely and serene again."
We learn from the Madison Madisonian that
last Thurslay about 1# o’clock a m , four ne- j
groes conflr ed In jail at that place for various
offenses, from felony down, made thriretcape.
That paper says: "They were locked up in 1
cells at night, which are perfectly secure, but
th- jailer let them, on the score of humanity,
go up in the Large upper room during the day. I
The locks to this room are not as secure as
they might bo, and they readily broke them
and escaped -this too, xn the daytime.” The
following are the names and descriptions of
the prisoners, a.-d a list of the crimes with
which they are crarged: “Lige Blackwell, it
mulatto about 5 feet 10 inches In height, weight
abut ItS pounds, with light chin whiskers: of
fense. rape. Ilichard Hall, bright mulatto, 20
yea-s old, 5 feet 9 inches high, weighs 130
pounds, clean face; offense, a-saultwith in
tent to murder. Win. Kineh dark mulatto, 24
years old, 5 feet f laches; offense, as-suit with
intent to murder. Allen Carr, dark negro,
chin whiskers, age 83, 5 feel 8 inches, weighs
140 poun’a Re .yards have been offered for
each criminal."
The Albany News mwf Advertiser strongly
favors the improvement of the Flint river,
ar,d says: "Our peoplr should continue to
uree - n-i demand fr -m Congress thesr appro
priations. In order to mak- Flint river worth
the expenditure of the §103,000 necessary to
piece it in firs--c'ss boating order, it will be
n-c-ssary to have the Apa’achicoia harbor
piseed i> condition to receive the larger v s- j
sols. It has been estimated by the engineers
th.it this wid cost $.00,000, ten thousand of
which amount has already been appropria'ed
by Congress The States of Georgia. Florida
and Alabama, being ail interested in that liar i
bor. should unite their energies and instruct
th.-ir Representatives to push through the
work. W e see that a bill or resolution me
mora izir.g Congress on this subject has pissed
the Florid* Legislature, and the other two
States, together with the conr.t es and munici
pciitiesirterested,ghou’-D-ppeal unanimously.
Easy pas-age up to the wharves at Apalaehi- ,
cola’ wou and induce regular shipping from Gulf
and Atlantic ports, and the saving ia heavy
freights could sot fail to redound very greatly
t> the interests of dealers and people all
through this country."
Florida Affairs.
A correspondent from Leesburg, Florida,
vi ites us that the cold during the last week in
ISS-'- did very little injury in the lake region,
and none whatever to the orange. Guavas
will, in all probability, cast their leaves, and
pine apples were injured to a very sight ex
tent. The orange crop, he says, ia being
shipped very slowly on account of the unfavor
able weather since the holidays, and at least
half the crop is >et on the trees The orange
fever, despite all drawbacks, however, is still
rsging. and real estate in that section is boom
ing. Vegetable growing -s also receiving much
attention, and is destined eventually to prove
very remunerative. It is a very favorable
symptom that politics are at a standstill, and
tlie people are addressing themselves to some
thing more profitable. The prospects of Lees
burg and the entire lake region were never
batter, and by next fall a railroad wilt put the
people of that section in easy communication
with the outviie world. This will give them
transportation faclli iss which will render
Sumter county second to no other county in
the State.
A correspondent from Dunedin. Hillsboro
county, Florida, writes us that neither the
c.rangea trees of the < itrus family, nor even
the guava fruit, or the tender buds and blooms
of the oranges and guava, or mango trees,
were hurt by the late freeze. The caila lily,
cactus and geranium flowers were, and still
are, blooming in the yards.
The Duromitt Grove, the oldest and largest
orange grove in East Florida, comprising four
hundred and fifty acres, nearly all planted in
sweet trees, of which three Ihousand five hun
dred are bearing, has recently been sold to
Duke Tello Castellu -ia, of Italy. The Duke is
an officer of high rank in the Italian army, and
is ihe owner of extensive groves in Sicily. It
is thought that he will colonixe his new pcsses
moq w th Italian families experienced in orirge
cultute.
The Tallahassee Floridian says: “Dr. W.
H. Babcock, Secretary of the Senate, has sub
stituted, ia the columns of the Savannah News,
for his regular weekly Jacksonville letters,
daily letters from Tallahassee, which are in
his usual graceful style, and are eagerly looked
for by the many readers o’ the News within
the State."
The Quincy Star remarks: “If Die farmers
of Gadsden county will manage to raise a full
supply of corn, rice and bacon, and every
other article of food, for their own consump
tion, it will not be long before the county will
be i resperoue and independent. King Ootton
is a poor crop when alone, but a few acres on
each farm would do well—provided the pro
visions did not need to be bought in the
TVest” The same suggestions might well be
heeded by the farmers in every other county.
The Tampa ’1 ribane thinks that there is no
doubt that deep plowing in the immediate
vicinity of orange trees has a deleterious effect
upon them.
3he Tampa Tribune favors the removal of
the State capital from Tallahassee to Jackson
ville.
The Key We-t Fey reports a sad case of hy
drophobia iu that ci-y as follows: “On Monday
last one of our sraackmen, Amos Johnson, a
resident of this citv, was taken seriously ill,
which soon developed hydrophobia in its worst
form. a.d died on Wedaesday evening at in
o’clock, leaving a beloved wife and child
ren to mourn their toes Mr. Johnson was attend
ed by Drs Harris and Sweeting, to whom they
d-voied their utmost skill and attent oa with
out avail. It terns difficult tocetermwa 'be
cause of this disease, unless it cmauatvd from
a dog bite some twenty-seven years since, or
fr m the bite of a red snapper at a later date.
On the subject of “the cultivation of rice,"
the Quincy Star says: “Among the many
asricniiurai products which do well In Gads
den county, us one which has been almost en
tirely neglected by our farmers—and that is
ric- 3 his staple article of food grows and
matnreato perfection here, aa was demon-tra- :
ted last y?ar by Mr. T. L. Ward and Mr. John
Wtntt Mr. Ward had fourteen acres planted
in rice, which made a sp'enJid yield. Mr.
W a’t had three acres, and has sold over one
liuidred bushels, besides ihat consumed by the
family and employes, and what he has reserved
for future use. e have the success of the
farmers of the county at he-irt. and would be ,
more than g’ad to see them prosper and do j
well, but we do not believe they can ever do so
us ioi-g &s they piAiii nothin* but cotton.
Quincy Star: “We publish elsewhere an arti- ]
cle from the Savannah News on the Clement
Attachment gin, and ask a careful perusal of it ,
t'V every on© of our readers
Vi'e have believed for a long time that it |
would prove a benefit to the South, and
as Mr Cockri'd is a gentleman of much expe- j
rienco in this business, we take * hat he says
on the subject a* facta We have one in Gads
den already. and that is in the hands of the
enterprising and business men of Mt. Pleasant
neighborhood. Mr. Thomas Davis, one of the
best and most enterprising and energetic citi
zens of the oounty, is at the head of the com
pany and we feel assured that success will
£rowi> the effort, and that this company will
prove to every section of tne county that it is a
good and profitable investment, and ere long
tiie cotton raised In Gadsden county will not
have to be shippoJ thousands or miles to be
converted into thread."
84 vs the Tampa Tribune : “It is said tlmt
the went cold spell in Florida has been the
severest since In that je*Cf ct^rdiogto
the meteorological records published in the
Surgeon General’s report In iB6O, the mercery
was down to 11 degrees F. at Mount Vernon
ar.-enal, now known as £battahoockoe). 26
itwrieii F at Tampa; 29 degrees F., at Fort
VlTeri- and 30 degrees V , at . F f
vi*mi While it wa s as co*d in the late freeze
?t as in ifflf. it lacked shout foer
degrees of being as cold in Tampa. Wttb tite
exception of banana leaves, tropical plants
show"hardly any sign of frost, and evensuch
vegetable plants as tomatoesand cucumbers
passed through unscathed. The coldest spells
thatlSouth Florida has experienced were In
is-3. 1670 and 1876, as the damage was con
siderably more in each of those years thau
has been experienced so far this season. This
Is probably owing to the cold wave having
reached here towards daylight on the 30th ult.,
and being succeeded by cloudy weather.
Under the heading “A Rising Town." the
Jacksonville Union says: "Mr Joha Partons.
one of the prominent citizens of Cedar Keys,
pnH us a peasant visit last evening. From
him we learn that among
provemenUgoing on in hi* townis a cedar
mill, now In course of ercctlos bT tlm Eagle
Pencil Company, and anew hotel, kaown an
the •Suwannee.yconialnly Mxtyrooms^VYltlb
the western terminus of the TrsMlt RaUroad,
thera if a mur h heavier business transacted
there than one would think, judging from a
town of fifteen hundred Inhabitants. There
is a line of steamships connecting it with New
Orleans; one also to Kew West and Havana;
another also to Key West via Punta Rassa, be
sides a line of steamers which make semi
weekly trips to Manatee and Tampa. A mail
steamer runs up the Suwanuee river, another
to Crystal riverJJayport.Auclote.Demeden and
Clear Water Harbor. Stil! another makes regu
lar tripsup th# Withiacoochee river to Pacasof
ka Lake, and from which last point the smoke
of steamers on the Gcklawaba river can some
times be seen. 1 here is a great deal of travel
c instantly going on over these lines, much at
tention having of late years been attracted to
the Gulf coast."
Ihe editor of the Femandina Mirror , in a
very interesting letter to hit paper from Wash
ington, D. C\, writes: "Among other Florida
intern-ta there is one of great Importance, in
which, I think, Senator Jones can be
of the greatest service. I refer to
the East Florida claims for the losses of
1812. Avery large amount of money is
justly due to the claimants, and if Congress
can be Impressed with the Injustice of its be
ing withhe'd, by the close, earnest and ab’e
advocacy of our Senators, we may hope that
this long deferred measure of justice may pass
Congress in the course of the next two or
three years. The Spanish Government has
made a strong demand upon the United
States Government to carry out the
stipulations of the treaty . of 1814.
The treaty requires that satisfaction
should be made for these losses. The United
States Judge, who decided the claims, awarded
principal and interest. The Secretary of the
Treasury has withheld the interest on the
ground that the government does not pay in
terest The Spanish Minister insists that a
rule applied to domestic cases cannot control
iu a matter provided for by treaty. It is ad
mitted by all good publld-ts that the petition
of the Spanish Government is right, and is the
precise principle Insisted upon by the United
States Government iu its dealings with for
eign nations- The matter is to come up for
discussion the present week, and it is to be
hoped action wiil be had looking to the pay
ment of the claims."
Says the Jacksonville Union: “Sometime
ago a man by the name of Wm. D. Hughes ar
rived in this city from Washington and made
biraseif conspicuous as a p ilitician. During
the campaign he borrowed money from Mr. J.
C. Greeley, and gave as security a draft on,
we think, a New York bank. Mr. Greeley for
warded the draft which was returned w ith th©
information that it was not genuine. Hughes
was then arresced.aud at the preliminary exam
ination before Justice Marcy, was placed under
bonds for his appearance at the C ireutt Court.
Two indictments were found against him, but
for some cause or other tho indictments
were quashed. Yesterday afternoon, we
understand, Hughes was rt arrested and
taken before Justice Marcy, and gave bonds
for his appearance at the next term of the
Circuit Court. Last evening Alderman Greeley
was in Mr George Hughes’ drug store, when
William D. Hughes entered, and, without a
word of warning, knocked Mr. Greeley down
and indicted several wounds with a stick. Mr.
Greeley’s face and head were badly mutilated
before parties could interfere and separate
them. Marsha! Mays and Captain Cooper ar
rested and to >k Hughes before Mayor Pey, who
held him in SSO bonds for his appearance be
fore the Mayor’s Court this morning. Warrants
for Hughes’ arrest were also issued by Justice
DaCos a, and placed in Deputy Sneriff Me 1 al
lum’s bands for execution, but up to 11 o'clock
no arrest had been made.” In its subsequent
issue, the Union states that the above report
of the assault is correct, except that Hughes
did net enter the store, but waylaid Mr. Gree
ley from the outside *nd assaulted him in the
d-irk. This makes the affair still more atro
cious.
LETTER FROM JACKSONVILLE.
A Visit to Lakes Euatls and Harris—
Captain BUI Kendrlcb,tiie Original
Florida ‘*Cratker , ’— A Hotel Need
ed at Yalaka A Description ot
Lake Harris—No Bad Kftecta from
the Recent Cold Weather—’’Clod’s
Country.”
Jjoksoxville, Fla , January 22. Editor
Morning Few* : I have just returned
from a short trip into a section of the State
that has only to be visited and seen to give it
the character cf being the most favored part
of the Stale; that is, the Lake Eustis and Lake
Harris country, in and around the neighbor
hood of Leesburg, Sumter county. I have been
well acquainted with most of the State for the
last ton years, but eonfess that this sec'ion far
surpasses any other that I have seen, not only
in its advantage for raising fruit and vege
tables. but for picturesque scenery, good lands
and delightful location for winter or summer
residences.
On going up the St. John's river I met quite
a party under th© guidance of our old
friend Captain Bill Kendrich—better known
as the old original "Florida cracker.”
Captain Bill is no doubt th 9 best posted
man in the State, ia all matters relating to
its lands, capabilities and productions, and his
servi -es are ia constant demand among thofe
seezing orange groves, or locating homesteads,
and if he was &s execting in his comiuis
sions as most real es’ate agents he
would H-xm ley up a fortune, but his en
tiu-iasm iu the cause of filling up
his native State seems to give him plenty of
business, but his whole souled and liberal spirit
has made him leave his commissions entirely
to the liberality of those for whom he has made
sales, and it is freely commented on, that he
has been treated in any thing but a liberal way.
I learn that though he lias sold seven or eight
place- since the first of the month, and some of
them places bringieg over $25,000, he lias been
knocked out of his commissions, and in some
instances because he hsd no written contract
Plen-y of parties are anxio-s to get the benefit
of Cap* Bill’s energy and vim to work off their
property for them, but rely oa his good na ure
to avoid paying h m anything. But to ray trip.
At \sto r , someone hundred and thirty-five
miles south of Jacksonville, we took the cars
of tbe Bt. John’s aud Lake Eustis Rsiiroad,
and after a pleasant ride of twenty-six miles,
arrived st Fort Mason, the terminus cu Lake
Eustis, wbere we found the May Flower, a
small steamer belonging to the railroad com
pany. ready to start for Us daily trip round the
lakes.
Major Davies, the pi-asant Superintendent of
the railroad, and one of its owners, was very
kind in making the ladies as comfortable as
pos-iihle. The lake was as smooth as glass,
and a delightful trip of fifteen miles took us
through Lake Eustis into Lake Harris.and up to
"Yal-ka." where we were entertained in the
ni !St hospitable manner by Mrs. Kubanks.
Words could no; do Justice to her nice tab'e,
and I can s ifeiy sav that no one who
visits her table once, wiil leave it save with re
gret. Unfortunately she is not prepared to fto
commodato over six or eubt persons, or she
would have a crowded house all th- time.
I know no p'aco where a hotel could be put
up with better prospects of a handsome return
for tho investment. The location is a delight
ful one The ground rising gradually from the
lake with a eeatlr slope, allows a line view of
onU of the finest sheets of water I ever saw.
The lake is 15 to 18 miles long aud 2 to 5 wide.
Its Indian name is “Aslatuta" or "shining
waters,” a very appropriate name, as the lake
is very winding, and its hdls and bends allow
the sun to strike it at various angles ard give
it a very bright and shining appearance. Lees
burg, a thriving town, with eight or ten stores,
is situated eight miles from Yalaka, is within
three fourths of a mile of both Lake Harris
and I.ake Gritfia. These lakes are part of a
chain that run fully 150 miles south
ward—not al! connecting, but nearly so.
These lakes are what render this part of the
State so delightful In summer as well as in
winter. There are large bodies of rich ham
mock land on their banks, as well as high
roiling pine lands, ail of which are being
rapidly taken up. The lake fronts are a 1
studded with settlements, and some of the
finest orange groves in the State are here.
One of the verv finest, that of Mr. Marshal),
worth $40,000, was sold a few weeks ego to
Mr. Embry, of Columbus, Ga. This grove,
though but forty acres, was cheap at the price.
A gentleman from Icwa. who was in our party,
effered the purchaser $lO 000 profit on his bar
gain, but could not get it. Some of the finest
Soves on Lake Harris are these of Captain
tines, Mes rs. Milam. Btivender. Cunning
ham. Davies, Pbaris, and those of Mrs. Drake
and Mrs. Bryant,
At Yalaka, which is the Indian name for
eraii'to or yellow, we found no injury had been
done by the ia’e cold weather. We found
scarcely a sign of it. We found banana leaves
bright and green: guavas unhurt, and vegeta
ble in abundance. Cabb-ges and tomatoes
were a treat that some if the visitors, fresh
from the ice and snow of the Northwest, were
not prepared to see, and they were in ec3tacies
°^rhe t partf. under the guide of Captain Bill,
consisted of Mr. and Mrs. Bryson, of Iowa;
Mr J Shsefferard daughter, of Lockhaven,
Pa’- Mr. Tar bill andßiinker, of Cincinnati; and
when I left them. I believe every ono of them
had decided to invest in that region before
leaving it. It certainly is a highly favored
section, and as Captain Bill says, "is God's
country." Pineapples, guavas and bananas,
and the most tendervegstables, werefreshand
green and unhurt by the late cold. Th© lands
are far superior to those on the Bt. John s.and
the want of communication is all that has
heretofore kept that section from being rapidly
filled up. And now that It has started I be
lieve it will improve more rapidly than any
other part of the State. Asa location for a
hotel there Is no better place in the State than
at Yalaka—there the guets would nod a de
lightful location where they could spend th©
time pleasautiy in fishing, hunting and boat
iog Seminole.
Released. —John 9. Morton, of Phila
delphia, who, on December 17, 1878,
was sentenced to tea years imprison
ment for issuing twelve thousand fraudu
lent shares of stack of the Market Street
Railway Company, of which he was
President, was on Thursday pardoned
by Governor Hoyt, and at once took his
departure for New York, where his wife,
who had worked hard and constantly to
secure the pardon of her husband, re
cently went to stop with friends, and is
now seriously ill.
Chronic constipation lc not cured by
©imply unloading the bowels. Ihe medi
cine must possess tonic, alterative and cor
rective properties. These qualities ar® com
bined In DrV Tutt’s Pills, and they will per
manently cure this serious disease, and give
tone to the nervous system.
SAVANNAH, TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1881.
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
YESTERDAY’S CONGRESSIONAL
PROCEEDINGS.
Long Discussion iu lb* Senate on
the Bill to Place General Grant on
the Retired List of the Army—The
Apportionment Bill In the House—
Congressional Committee Notes—
General News Items.
HOCSS i'BOCBKDINOS.
Washington, January 24.—1n the House,
under the call of States the following bills,
etc., were introduced and referred:
By Mr. Walt, of Connecticut—To regulate
the license of vessels engaged in the coast
ing trade and fisheries.
By Mr. Stephens, of Georgia—Calling on
the Secretary of State for any Information
In Lis touching the disposition of
forelgu governments towards international
action for the restoration of silver to its
full use as money.
By Mr. Smith, of Georgia—To admit free
of duty bagging for baling eotton; also,
jute butts and ether articles used In the
manufacture of such bagging.
By Mr. Acklin, of Louisiana—To regulate
the collection of customs duties on sugars.
It fixes the duty of 2 3 16 cents per pound
on melado, concentrated molasses, syrups
ot cane, wet sugar, and all sugars not above
No. 7 Dutch standard in intrinsic
color, when the testing is not above 84 de
gress ia the polarlscope; a duty of 2}£
cents per pound on ail sugar above No.
7 and not above No. 10 Dutch standard
when the teetieg is not above 88
degrees, and on all sugars not
above No. 7 when th“ testing Is above S4
degrees and not above 88 degrees; a duty of
2 13 16 cents per pound on sll sugars above
No. 10 and not above No. 13 Dutch standard,
when the testing is not above 02 degrees,
and on all sugars not above No. 10 Dutch
standard In color, when tho testing Is above
88 degrees and not above 92; a duty of
3 716 cents per pound on ail
sugars above No. 13 and not above
No. 16, and the testing above 92 degrees
and rot above 96; a duty of 4 cents per
pound on all sugars above No. 16 and not
above No. 20 Dutch standard, and on all
sugars testing above 92 degrees, and a duty
ol 0 ceDts per pound on all sugars above
No. 20 Dutch standard, and on all refined
sugars that assimilate to refined su
gars. It provides that raw muscovado
or drained sugars and raw beet sugars,
when above No. 13,and the testing less than
92 degrees, shall be classed for duty aa not
above No. 13; that all angar, candy and
confectionery made wholly or to part of
sugar, and ali sugars that ars colored,
tinctured or adulterated, shall pay
a duty of 50 per cent, ad valorem; and that
all dutiable sugars not above No. 20 Dutch
Btaodard| shall be tested to the polarlscope,
and that such other means sha'l be employed
as the Secretary of the Treasury may deem
necessary to accurately determine the in
trinsic color or quality of all Imported
sugars, in order to levy a duty thereoD.
Committees were then called for reports,
and there being a rumor that Mr. Blcknell,
of Indiana, intended to call up his joint rule
for counting the electoral votes, the Repub
llcans demanded the reading of each bill
and report to order to consume the morning
hour.
Mr. Money, of Mississippi, reported from
the Committee on Post Offices and Roads a
resolution directing that committee to In
quire into the expediency of establishing a
postal system under th© Government of the
Uulted States; also to inquire into the cost
of reproducing facilities for transmitting
telegraph messages (qua! to those
now possessed by existing corporations,
atid granting it power to send for persons
and papers. There betog no report accom
panying the resolution, it was not received.
The morning Lour having expired, cn
motion of Mr. Upson, of Texas, a bill was
passed changing the time for holding terms
of the United States Circuit and District
Courts of Texas.
Mr. Cox, of New York, Chairman of the
Census Committee, reported back the bill
for the apportionment of Representatives to
Congress among th© several States. Mr.
Sherwin, of Illinois, presented the minority
report. Both reports were ordered printed
and recommitted. Mr. Cox stated that the
majority bill provided for 311 members,
whiiethe minority cmendmeut provided for
319 members. He would offer his bill pro
viding for 319 members as a rubetitute, and
would call up the bill for consideration to
morrow morning.
The House then (at 2 o’clock) went into
committee of the whole, Mr. Carlisle, of
Kentucky, in the chair, on the post office
appropriation bill.
Mr. Blackburn, of Kentucky, briefly ex
plained the provisions of the bill. The
total amount recommended was |4O 760,432,
or $1,715,500 less than the estlma’e. The
estimated postal revenue for 1832 was
$38,845,174, and he congratulated the coun
try that the tims had arrived when the ap
propriation for the support of the postal
service was less than $2,000,000 in excess of
the revenue received from that service.
The bill was theu read by sections for
amendments. Two smtndments were
offered and rejected. Mr. Cannon moved
to increase the appropriation for compensa
tlon lo Postmasters by $50,000. Adopted.
Before passing on the paragraph making
appropriations for Inland mall tr&nsporta
tioa the committee rose.
Mr. Wellborn, of Texas, introduced a bill
defining the boundary line between the In
dian Territory and Texas. Referred.
The nouse then, at 4:40, adjourned.
SENATE PROCEEDINGS.
In the Senate, Messrs. Wallace and Pen
dleton presented memorials, the former
from the manufacturers of textile fabrics
In Philadelphia, and the latter from the
Cincinnati Board of Trade Transportation
Committee, In favor of the Reagan Inter-
State commerce bill.
Mr. Garland, from the Judiciary Commit
tee, reported the Geneva award bill of Mr.
Elmuuds adversely, and as a substitute
therefor a bill on the subject, which is sub
stantially similar to the one reported by the
committee at the last session. He remarked
that, the report was not an unanimous one,
as two of the membeis of the committee
favored the Edmunds bill. The substitute
was placed on the calendar.
O.i motion of Mr. Call, a resolution was
adopted instructing the Committee on
Foreign Relations to inquire into the ex
pediency of modifying the treaty with Spain
so that cattle from" the United States may
be exported to the island of Cuba on equal
and fair rates of duties.
The calendar of general orders betog the
regular order, Mr. Logan asked unanimous
consent to take up the bill to retire General
Grant.
Mr. Vest objected.
Mr. Logan then moved to lay aside all
prior orders to take up the bill.
Mr. Bayard suggested the propriety of
deferring the consideration of the proposi
tion in view of probable early action up
on a general measure to supply what he re
garded as a deficiency by providing a pen
sion for our ex Presidents.. He thought
that a provision for a single individual
named could be amply covered iu a general
law.
Mr. Logan said it was true the proposi
tion was an exceptional one, and proceeded
to show why the bill should be passed.
Mr. Hill, of Georgia, said he was not pre
pared to vote on the proposition to day, and
would therefore vote against Mr. Logan’s
motion, but his inclination was to vote for
the bill if he could do so consistent with his
sense of duty to the public. He would not
do so, however, for the reason given by Mr.
Logan in its favor. After stating what he
characterized the three great epochs
in American history, viz: the settle
ment of the colonies, the establish
ment of Constitutional Government, and
the revolution beginning in 1861, which
latter had accomplished great multo. Mr.
Hill said fie regarded General Grant as a
most remarkable man, which the events of
that revolution had developed, and in bis
judgment one man without whom the revo
lution would |not have been a success.
This, he said, was not a hasty or ill-incoa
sidered remark. Whatever his merits or
demerits, General Grant would take his
place In history as a great representative of
the revolution of 1861, simply because, from
the peculiar circumstances that eurtounded
him, be would be regarded as the one man
on either side of the line withoat whom the
revolution would not have been a success.
Whether this reason would prompt him
(Mr. Him to support Mr. Logan's bill or
not, he was not prepared to say. In speak
ing as he did, be did not desire to cater to
the opposite side of the chamber, nor did
his remarks measure in the slightest degree
any opinion he might entertain of General
Grant personally.
Mr. Vest said lie had objected to the
consideration of the bill on principle, and
he was equally opposed to any legislation
on the subject of the kind suggested by
Mr. Bayard. He did not propose to be
dragged to day in any partisan discussion
to regard to the late war, if he could avoid
1 It. General Grant would, beyond question.
; pas* Into history as a great General
;of that struggle. He (Mr. Vest)
entertained the greatest admiration for that
; General’s military skill, and disclaimed any
intention to utter a word against him. The
Southern people had In every way evidenced
; their admiration of Grant as a soldier,
and of the course pursued by
him at the close of the war, when
upon the field of Appomattox he handed
back to Robert £. Lee his sword, and when
afterwards he went as agent to the Southern
States and reported to the President the un
doubted loyalty and patriotism of the South
ern people, every Southern heart beat
with gratitude to him. When a
special office was created for
him with the rank of General no Southern
man Interposed a single objection, and
when at Cairo and other points, after visit
ing every Southern State, Genet al Grant at
tested that the people of the South were as
loyal to the Constitution and flag as the
people of the North, the Southern people
again evinced, by their loud acclaim, their
gratitude for that testimony. But when
General Grant deliberately left the placa
provided for him by the representatives
of the people; when he entered the arena
of partisan politics; when he took the
chances of political life, he (Mr. Vest) held
that be should stand the hazard of the die.
This, therefore,was no Democratic funeral—
it belonged to the Republican ride of the
House to provide for their wounded and
dead in the late political conflicts. When
the corpse of Gen. Grant was dragged from
that bloody arena Iff tbe city of
Chicago, the funeral and obsequies be
longed cot to the Democrats of the cham
ber. We have funerals enough of oar own
(laughter), and we have our own wounded
that we ars supposed to take care of. Mr.
Vest added that he was aware that for what
he said to-day he would be followed as
be bad been on a recent occasion by the
partisan press of the country with the cry
of "Rebel” "unreconstructed Democrat,”
and that worst of all stigmas, "Bourbon.”
Be it so. Borne time ago he had said in re
gard to that distinguished personage, John
Brown, that he thought he had been pro
perly executed at Harper’3 Ferry, aud im
mediately many of the partisan press of the
country undertook to defend every act of
John Brown and to stigmatiz? him (Mr.
Vwst) as disloyal to the government, though
he had only repeated tbe declaration
of the Republican party, made in open con
vention in 1860, when they stigmatized the
6arne man as a criminal. No apprehension
of such abuse would deter him from dis
charging his duty on this occasion. He had
no hostility towards General Grant, but wns
opposed to tbe bill because he thought
there was something el6e for the represents
tives of the people to do than to provide
places for a gentleman, no matter how dls
tinguished, who had taken the chances of
political life.
Mr. Logan expressed his regret that any
Senator should attribute a partisan motive
to the proposition, and he said this with the
greater emphasis, because it was one which
he himself had based simply upon General
Grant’s distinguished military record. So
far as killed and wounded were concerned,
tbe Republicans side had tried to do well
by their own.
The remarks of Mr. Logan were cut short
by the expiration of the morning hour, and
the Chair (Mr. Edmunds) announced as tbe
regular order the Indian land iu severalty
bill.
Mr. Logan then moved to postpoue the
pending and prior orders in order to pro
ceed with the Grant retirement bill. The
yeas and nays were demanded on the mo
tion.
Mr. Butler, before the vote was taken,
remarked that he did net desire to be un
derstood by his vote as expressing any
opinion upon the bill, either favorable or
antagonistic. He objected to being placed
by Mr. Logan In tbe category Lf those
who were influenced by prejudice,
because they did not at once
consent to consider the matter; that be did
not intend to be dragooned into voting for
or sgain6t the bill by insinuations from any
quarter. Other matters equally important
were pendtog, and their precedence would
not prejudice the bill. No man on the floor
would go farther than himself to do justice
to General Grant, if injustice was being
done to him; but the only reason given for
the bill was that the gentlemau’s eminent
services to the government, which might or
might not be a sufficient reason.
Mr. Logan’s motion was then defeated—
ayes 25, noes 29, a party vote, except
Messrs. Lamar and McPherson and Davis of
Illinois, who voted aye with the Republi
cans.
The Senate then took up the Indian land
to severalty bill, tbe dlscuseion upon which
occupied the remainder of the day.
THU APPORTIONMENT BILL.
The House Committee on tbe Census
agreed to day to report to the House Repre
sentative Cox’s apportionment bill, with
amendments, increasing the number of Re
presentatives from 301 to 311, and striking
out the second and third sections of the bill,
which provided that the Representative or
Representatives from any new State should
be added to this number, sud also the mode
of electing Representatives. The new
basis of apportionment is as follows: Ala
bama 8, Arkansas 5, California 5, Colorado
1, Connecticut 4, Delaware 1, Florida 2,
Georgia 10, Illinois 19, Indiana 13, lowa 10,
Kansas 6, Kentucky 10, Louisiana 6,
Maine 4, Maryland 6, Massachusetts 11,
Michigan 10, Minnesota 5, MLsisslppi 7,
Missouri 14, Nebraska 3, Nevada 1, New
Hampshire 2, New Jersey 7, New York 32,
North Carolina 9, Ohio 20, Oregon 1, Penn
sylvania 27, Rhode Island 2, Bouth Carolina
6, Tennessee 10. Texas 10, Vermont 2, Vir
ginia 10, West Virginia 4, Wisconsin 8,
NOMINATIONS.
The President to day sent to Ihe Senate
the nomination of Edward C. Billings, of
Louisiana, to be United States Circuit Judge
for the Fifth circuit; Major D. G. Swain,
to be Judge Advocate General of the army;
Geo. W. Atkinson to be United States Mar
shal for West Virginia; Lieut. Col. Geo. L.
Febiger, Deputy Paymaster General, to be
Assistant Paymaster General, with the rank
of Colonel; Lieut. Col. Baml. B. Ilalabird,
Deputy Quartermaster General, to be As
sistant Quartermaster Genera), with the
rank of Colonel; Lieut. Col. Chas H. Tomp
kins, Deputy Quartermaster General, to be
Assistant Quaitermaster Genera l , with the
rank of Colonel.
THE NORTH CAROLINA CONTESTED ELECTION
CASE.
The House Committee on Elections had
nnder discussion to day the contested elec
tion caee of Yeate6 vs. Martin, of North
Carolina, but did not reach a vote. The
case will be continued to-merrow, and the
impression is the committee will, by a de
cided vote, report iu favor of unseating
Martin (Republican), and seating Yeatcs
(Democrat).
CONFIRMATIONS.
The Senate, in executive session to day,
confirmed the following appointments: Jos.
H. Barke aa Collector of Customs at Mobile,
Aia.; John W. Finnall as Collector of In
ternal Revenue of the Sixth district of Ken
tucky; R-chard C. Kerr as Register of the
Land Office at Jackson, Mite ; J. W. Gor
don as Postmaster at Alexandria, La.
POPULATION OF TKNNFSSEE.
The population of Tennessee, as reported
to the Census Office, Ip as follows: Males
769 374, females 773,089; native 1,525,881,
foreign 16,582; white 1,139,120, colored 403,-
343.
PLACED ON THE RETIRED LIST.
Colonel Langdon C. Earicu, Assistant
Quartermaster General, has been placed on
the retired list of the army.
THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE.
An Act to Apportion the Consres*
atonal Districts—Land Grants to
Railroads— Relief for Indigent Sol
diers and Sailors-Confirmatlons.
Taltahassse, January 24 —ln the Senate
to-day Mr. Thompson introduced aa amend
ment to the act apportioning tbe State into
Congressional districts.
By Mr. McKay—To grant certain lands to
the Tampa, Peace Creek and St. John’s
Railroad.
By Mr. Lykes—Making County Surveyors
ex officio timber agents, and prohibiting
the further sales of timber on public lands.
In the Assembly, Mr. Bpeer introduced an
act for the relief of maimed and indigent
soldiers and sailors.
By Mr. McCreary—To protect the assets
of estates of deceased persons.
By Mr. McClellan—To punish carrying
concealed dangerous weapons.
The Senate confirmed J. R. Session as
Sheriff of Suwannee, N. C. Shackelford as
Judge of Escambia, and W. J. Dixon as
Judge of Lafayette.
The weather is execrable.
Attempt to Wreck a Train.
Petersburg, Va., January 24 — A bold
and daring attempt was made yesterday
afternoon to wreck the Southern bound fast
freight train on the Petersburg Railroad by
placing a heavy wooden tie across tbe tract
near the carve, near Butterworth’s bridge.
Fortunately it was discovered and removed
just aa the train hove in sight.
It la certainly a blessing to have a safe,
reliable and cheap remedy for coughs and
©old* near at hand at this season of the year.
Dr. Bull’s Cough Syrap has eminently
proveu Itself to be such a remedy. Price
25 cento. jan!M-H
THEU. S. SUPREME COURT
IMPORTANT DECISIONS REN
DERED.
The Case of H. C. G. Hartman v.
Samuel A. Greenhow, luvoivlug
tlie Validity of a Virginia Statute-
Case of Hallet Kllbonrue vs. J. G.
Thompson et. al.—Oilier Southern
Decision* Rendered.
Washington, January 24. —The Supreme
Court of the United States to-day rendered
a decision in the case of H. C. G. Hartman
vs. Samuel A. Greenbow, Treasurer of the
city of Richmond, Va., brought to that court
on a writ of error from the Supreme Court
of Appeals of Virginia. The question In
volved Is the validity of an act of the State
Legislature passed in 1876, by which a tax
was imposed on the funding bonds of the
State, and by which 'lax Collectors were
directed not to receive the interest coupons
of 6uch bonds in payment of taxes, without
first deducting from them tbe amount of
the State tax upon bonds of which they had
originally been a part. The court holds
that the act in question is unconstitutional
and void, for the reason that it impairs the
obligation of a contiact, and the judgment
of theßupreme Court of Appeals of Virginia
is reversed.
In a long and carefully written opinion,
Justice Field, after reviewing the history of
the debt of Virginia and the legislation of the
State with reference thereto, expresses the
opinion of this court in substance as fol
lows: "The power of the State to impose a
tax upon her owu obligations Is a subject
upon which there has been a difference of
opinioa among jurists and statesmen, but
whatever may be the wisest rule as to the
taxability of public securities, it is settled
that any tax levied upon them cannot
be withheld from tlie Interest payable
thereon. This was tbe judgment iu tbe
case of Murry vs. Charleston (96 U. 8., 445,)
'where the court held that by the legislation
of the city its obligation to its creditors was
impaired, and, however great its power of
taxation, it must be exercised, being apoliti
cal agency, In subordination to the prohibi
tion of the Federal Constitution against
legislation impairing the obligation of a con
tract.
"This decision would be decisive in the
present case, but the present case is still
stronger for the creditor. The funding act
made the bonds issued under it payable
to order or bearer, and made the coupons
payable to bearer. The bonds and coupons,
therefore, were so far distinct and
independent contracts, that they
could be separated from each other and
transferred to different hands. This court
has repeated y held that such coupons have
all the essential attributes of commercial
paper; that they are separate claims against
the State, and may be used to
support separate and independent
actions. The coupons held by Hartman,
the petitioner, were distinct contracts im
posing their own separate obligations upon
the State. Hartman was not the owner of
the bonds to which they bad been originally
attached. In his bauds they were as free
and discharged from aii liability on these
bonds as though they had never been co*-
nected with them, and an argument is hardly
necessary to prove that an set which re
quires the holder of one contract to pay
taxes levied upon another contract held by
a stranger cannot be sustained. Such an
act is not a legitimate exercise of tbe taxing
power. It undertakes to Impose upon one
the burdens which should fall, if at all, upon
another. m
"The funding act stipulated that the cou
pons should be receivable for all taxes aud
due 6 to the State for their full amount, and
upon this pledge the holders of the bonds
of the State surrendered them and took
new bonds for two thirds of their amount.
The act of 1876 declares that the coupons
shall not be thus received for taxes for their
full amount, but only for such portion as
may remain after the tax subsequently
levied upon the bonds to which they were
originally attached is dedusted. If this act
does not impair the contract with
the bondholder, who was authoriz
ed to transfer to others the
coupons with tbe quality of receivability
for taxes anuexed, it Is difficult to see in
what way it would be impaired, even
though the tax on the bond should equal
tbe whole face of the coupon if against the
express terms of its contract. The State
can take a portion cf the Interest in the
shape of a tax cn the bond. It may, at its
pleaeure, take the whole. This court is
clear, therefore, that the act of the Legis
lature of the State of Virginia of 1876, re
quiring a tax on her bonds issued
under the funding act of March 30,
1871, to be deducted from the
coupons originally attached to them when
tendered in payment of taxes or other dues
to the State, is, in the face of a previous
contract with such bondholders, contained
in the funding act, a law impairing the ob
ligation of a contract, and that it is there
fore void. It follows that the petitioner
was entitled to his mandamus
to compel the treasury of the city of
Richmond to receive the coupons tendered
to him in payment of taxes for their full
amount. The judgment of the Supreme
Court of Appeals of Virginia, denying the
wilt, is therefore reversed and the cause re
manded for further proceedings In accord
ance with this opinion. Justice Miller
expressed his dissent from the opinion
of the court, and gave as his reasons,
first, that no Legislature of a
State has authority to bargain away the
State’s right of taxatior; auu second, that
in issuing the bonds aud coupons which are
tbe subject of this controversy, the Legisla
ture of Virginia, neither iu Jterms nor by
any just inference, made any contract
that tho bonds and coupons should
not be subject to the same taxes
as other property taxed by tho State.
The court also announced its decision to
day in tbe case of Hallet Kilbourne, plain
tiff In error, vs. John G. Thompson et al.,
brought here by appeal from the Supreme
Court of tbe District of Columbia. This
was an action of trespass for assault and
Imprisonment. In January, 1876, Kilbourne
tho plaintiff in error, was summoned be
fore the House of Representatives to answer
certain interrogatories in regard to the so
called “real estate pool” of the district In
which the firm of Jay Cook &, Cos., who
were then largely indebted to the United
States, were said totte intorested. Kilbourne
refused to answer the questions put to him
by the House committee, and to produce the
papers and records which were demanded.
By the resolution of the House, Kilboume
was thereupon declared in contempt and
given into tbe custody of tbe Sorgeant-st-
Ai rns, to be kept in confinement until he
should express his willingness to answer
the question and produce the records re
quired. Upon a warrant issued hf the
Speaker cf the House, Kilbourne was con
veyed by the Sergeant-at-Arms to the com
mon jail of the District of Columbia, and
detained there for a period of forty five
days, at the expiration of which time he
was released on habeas corpus. Kilbourne
thereupou brought this suit to recover
damage&for assault and imprisonment.
The defendants, who were the Speaker of
the House, Sergeant at-Arms and the
special House committee, set up various
special pleas in defense, to which the plain
tiff demurred. The Supreme Court of the
District of Columbia overruled his de
murrer, and gave judgment for the de
fendants. This court Is unanimously of
the opinion that the demurrer should have
been sustained. The judgment of the
eourt below is therefore reversed and
the cause remanded for further proceed
ings. The judgment of the court In this
case was simply announced with the state
ment that no written opinion had yet been
prepared,but that one would be filed during
the court’s February recess.
The following decisions in Southern cases
were rendered by the United States Su
preme Court to-day: Tipton, county of
Tennessee, vs. the Rogers Locomoti/e and
Machine Works; same vs. Norton, Slaughter
& Cos., and the same ve. J. T.
Edmunds & Cos. Tbe judgments in
all three cases are affirmed with costf.
The Life Association of America, Wm.
8. Relf, Superintendent of Insurance De
partment of Missouri, aud Daniel M. Frost,
Special Agent, appellants, vs. Samuel E
Rundel et al., appeal from the U. S. Circuit
Court of the district of Louisiana. The
decree was reversed with co6ts, and the
cause remanded with directions to proceed
according to law as with a pending suit
within its jurisdiction by the removal.
Tbe Chief Justice announced to day that
the conrt will take recess from January 31
until February 28, Justice Swayae occu
pied his seat on the bench to-day for the
last time. It is understood that his resigna
tion has already been tendered, or wtll be
tendered at once, and that his successor will
be Stanley Matthews.
Lima Surrendered.
London, January 24.— A private telegram
from Chili says Lima surrendered uncondi
tionally, after Chortllas, Barraca and Mira
lores bad been taken and destroyed with
great slaughter.
L >ep It in the house and It will save you
many an anxious moment during the
ehanges of season and weather. We refer
to Dr. Bull’s Cough Syrup. jan26-lt
ITALIA IRRIDENTA.
A Movement oa Foot to luvado the
Austrian Tyrol.
London, January 24.—The Vienna corre
spondent of the Standard telegraphs as fol
lows: ‘ Intelligence has reached the gov
ernment that subscription lists are being
flecretly circulated In Italy for the purpose
of raising funds to enable the Italia Irridenta
to invade the Austrian Tyrol. It is reported
that the party of action In Italy In
tend to launch an expedition against
Austria next spring. The Italian Govern
ment has assured Baron von Haymerle,
Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Af
fairs, that thev would prosecute the Italia
Irridenta leaders If at their forthcoming
meeting they use offensive language toward
Austria.
The Cologne GaaetU publishes a letter
from Menotti Garibaldi accepting the pres
idency of the Trieste committee of action,
and declaring that it is the duty of every
Italian to devote his life to the holy cause
of Trent and Trieste. A Berlin dispatch
says Germany has semi officially cautioned
Italy against allowing a meeting with con
currence of Garibaldi to discuss the Invasion
of Trieste.
THE NEW YORK STOCK MARKET.
A Day ol Fluctuation,
New Yolk, January 24.—The stock
market was strong in early dealings and
prices edvanced from H to IK per cent.
Lake Erie and West Chester, St. Louis and
New Orleans, Delaware, Lackawanna and
Western leading the improvement.
At the first board speculation became
weak and a decline of from to 2% per
cent, took place, which was most marked
in Ohio ana Mississippi, Canada Southern,
Central Pacific, Chicago, St. Louis
and New Oreaus and Delaware, Lackawana
and Western. Subseqently an advance
of from to 2% P er cent,
was recorded, but in late dealings the
market again became depressed and prices
fell off from to 3per cent. St Paul,
Northwestern, Lake Shore, Pacific Mall,
Canada Southern, Central Pacific, and Ohio
and Mississippi leading the downward move
ment.
In the final sales there was recorded an
advance of from to I)*' per cent., the lat
ter in Northwestern. Transactions agg e
gated 496.000 shares.
GREAT EXCITEMENT IN HON
DURAS.
Execution of a Jesuit Prlesl lu Gua
temala.
Naw Orleans, January 24.—The steamer
Wanderer brings news of great excitement
in British Honduras over the arrest and shoot
ing by order of the government of President
Barilos of Guatemala, of a Jesuit priest,
Rev. Father H. Glllet, of Belize. Under
the laws cf Guatemala all the Jesuits have
been banished and any caught in
that republic are invariably executed. It
appears that Father Gillet visited
Guatemala for his health. Immediately
upon his arrival at Livingston he was ar
rested, heavily ironed and sent to Guate
mala city, wbere be was tried, sentenced,
and on January 17th executed on the plaza
in the presence of the populace.
THE BEAUTIFUL FLAKES.
Five Inches of Suovr at mobile—lt 1*
Three to Four Indies Deep at New
Orleans.
Mobile, Ala., January 24.—About five
Inches of snow fell here last night. No
damage was dc*e except to the trees, of
which many valuable ones had limbs
broken.
New Orleans, January 24.—Snow con
tinued to fall during the night and this morn
ing.; It is from two to three inches deep on the
house tops in this city, and from three to
four inches deep on the ground in the
suburbs. This is tbe heaviest fall of snow
in this city since 1852.
THE COERCION BILL
Filibustering to Prevent It© Passage.
London, January 24.— Mr. John O’Con
nor Power Home Rule member of the
House of Commons for Mayo, addressing a
meeting of Irishmen at Huddersfield, York
shire, on Saturday last, said every form of
the House would be used on Monday (to
day) by tbe Home Rulers to prevent the
first reading of the coercion bill.
A dispatch from Dublin to the Tktxe.-i says
it is satisfactory to note the marked im
provement In the social aspect of the coun
try. Tbe number of outrages have dimin
ished and the panic has in some degree sub
sided.
FEARFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
A Train Precipitated Seventy Feet
Down u mountain Side.
New Orleans, January 24.—8 y the ar
rival here of the steamer Wanderer we learn
that Puerto Cortes, Guatemala, was the
scene of a frightful railroad accident. A
train, consisting of two passenger coaches
and mail and baggage cars jumped the
track at Golden Rock Curve, on the Amour
mountain, and was precipitated down the
mountain seventy feet. Nearly all on
board were either killed or fatally Injured.
Weather Indications.
Office Chief Signal Observer, Wash
ington, January 24,—Indications for
Tuesday:
lu the Middle States, Increasing cloudiness
and areas of snow, variable winds from
southwest to northeast in the southern por
tions, stationary or slowly falling barometer,
and no change in temperature.
In the South Atlantic Btatea, threatening
weather and rain or snow, northeast to
northwest winds, stationary or a slight rise
in temperature, and stationary or falling
barometer.
In the Gulf States, slowly rising tempera
ture, clear or partly cloudy weather,
except in the extreme eastern portion, light
rain, north to west winds, shifting to south
in western portions, and falling barometer
during Tuesday.
In Tennessee and the Ohio valley, slowly
rising temperature, variable winds, generally
from northwest to southwest, partly cloudy
weather, areas of light snow in the Ohio
valley, and slowly falling barometer during
Tuesday.
Dalloiltig for Senator.
Harrisburg, Pa., January 24. The
seventh ballot for United Stales Senator
was taken to day, 198 members being
present, with the following result: Oliver
73, Wallace 66, Grow 49, Hewitt 41, Gil Allan
2, Agoew 1, Bnowden 1, McVeagh 1, Baird
1. The convention then adjourned till to
morrow.
Nashville, January 24.—The tweoty
second ballot for Senator stood: Bailey 11,
Taylor 32, Muse 45, Rose 2, Bright 4, Neal
1, Maynard 22, Marks 1. On the twentv-third
ballot Tavlor (Dem.) received 29, William
Smith (Rep) 44. On the twenty-fourth
ballot Taylor received 37 and Smith 44. On
the twenty fifth ballot Taylor received 36
and Muse (Rep.) 46.
Brief Telegraphic Nummary.
The London Time*, in an editorial article
yesterday evening, says: "Prince Gortscha
koff, Russian Chancellor,we may state now,
definitely retiree from public affaire. This
leaves room for doubt a to the future
course of tbe powers to which the whole
Eastern difficulty has frequently been at
tributed.”
A dispatch from Athens to the Reuter
Telegram Company says a vigorous attack
against the government is expected to take
place when the Chamber of Deputies reas
semble. The Hora declares that an indul
gence which may prove injurious to the
country can no longer be extended.
"Well, well,” said Billingtou, majes
tically, “we musn’t be too severe on tlie
young fellows. I suppose I was as big
a fool as any of them when I was young. ’
“Yea,” replied Fogg, “and you are not
an old man now, Billington.”
Answer This.
Did you ever kuow any person to be ill
without inaction of the Stomach, Liver or
Kidneys? Or did you ever know one who
w&a well when either waa obstructed or In
active? and did you every know or hear of
any case of the kind that Hop Bitten would
not cure? Ask your neighbor this same
question.
ESTABLISHED 1850.
FROM FLORIDA'S CAPITAL
LETTER FROM TALLAHASSEE.
Cora pend of Several Bill*—Credit of
(be State— She Can Get money If
She WanU It— Attorney General
Raney—Sketch of Hie L. if e-St.
Clalr-Abrams—Sunday In Talla
haasee—Secretary of State Crawford
—Notea and Item*.
Taixa.ha3**j?, Fla.. January 83.—A brief
outline of some of the bills presented to the
Legislature for their consideration may not be
without interest. Through the Journals of the
two Houses the people only obtain the titles
of the bills, which conrey often but a vague
idea of their contents.
An act to empower the Governor, Comp
troller and Treasurer to borrow money for the
use of the State provides that they* officers
have the authority to obtain money for the
purpose of paying any expense or claim or
debt, and that the money thus obtained, with
interest thereon, shall be paid to the lender
out of the taxes assessed for the years ’Bl and
’S3. The Comptroller shall draw bis warrant
for such loans against the appropriation appli
cable to such expenses. Any such warrant
Bhall cease fo bear interest upon proper notice
being giv-u a the holder that the treasurer is
ready to pay the same.
It is understood that there will no difficul
ty iu obtaining the money that Is needed to
meet the deficiencies that exist, and that it can
be had at reasonable interest. This speaks
volumes in favor of those who have conducted
the financial interests of the State, and indi
cates entire confidence in her ability to meet
all obligations. Her credit is good and her
bonds are not hawked about tbs markets, but
are held as a sate investment.
Another bill recltee that whoever knowingly
and willfully obstructs or opposes any Sheriff,
deputy, constable, or person legally authorized
by a Justice of the Peace in the execution of
legal process, or in the lawful execution of any
legal duty, shall, on conviction, be sent to the
penitentiary for a term not more than two
yc-are, or to the county jaii for not more than
one year, or shall be Seed not more than one
thousand dollars.
It cannot be denied that there has been for
some time a disposition on the part of the more
ignorant classes in the community to resist
tne authority of lawfully constituted officers.
Very recently a Deputy Sheriff has been killed
in Jefferson county, while endeavoring to
make an arrest. There lies at this moment lu
the Duval county jail a man sentenced to be
hung for the murder of a policeman who was
striving to quell a riot. In Lt Villa, adjoining
Jacksonville, two constables were assaulted
and severely beaten last summer, by a gang
of ruffians, while engaged in the discharge of
their duty. The law must be obejed and its
officers protected, and stringent penalties
should be imposed upon all who treat its man
dates with contempt.
Another bill imposes a penalty of imprison
ment for not less than ten or more than elxty
days, or a due not lees than ten or morel ban
fifty dollars, upon any person who shall be con
victed of maliciously striking or injuring the
child of another, or upon a nurse or servant
who shall permit the child or children under
their charge to be injured through their care
lessness or negligence. This does not apply
to school teachers.
Parents who are compelled to trust their lit
tle ones to the care of nurses will find in this
bill a security that has long been needed.
A word or two concerning Mr. G. E. Haney,
Attorney General of the Btate of Florida, and
the legal adviser of the Governor and Cabinet.
General Raney was born in Apalachicola in
1845, and is a son of David G. Baney, one of the
oldest citizens of Franklin county. He entered
the Confederate army in 1893, and held the
high rank of Sergeant Major. In 1869 and 1867
he pursued the study of law at the University
of Virginia, and commenced the practice of
his profession at Apalachicola shortly after
wards.
The people of Franklin sent Ulna to the Legis
lature in 1868, where he made a good record.
In 1869, be removod to Tallahassee, where he
now resides.
Governor Drew, in 167?, recognizing his
abilities, appointed him Attorney General, end
Oovernor Bloxhsm has indorsed the judgment
of bis predecessor by retaining him in the
same position.
General Raney is of fair height, with rather
slender physique. His feature are aquiline,
more so from the fact that he discards beard
or moustache. He is a fluent and forcible
speaker, and bears the reputation of being a
sound, well-read lawyer. His youthful ap
pearance is hardly in keeping with the honors
he has acquired, which are usually bestowed
upon men much his seniors. If tis life be
spared, still higher distinction is reserved for
General Raney.
Major Bt. Clair-Abnuns is here, as active and
cheerful as ever, nis efforts during the late
campaign, as Chairman of the Democratic
Committee of the Second district, have not
been forgotten, and will bear him fruit in the
future.
Senator Jones' speech was ordered to be
gprovd on the journal? of both Houses, and
will have a wide circulation. It was the pro
duction of a deep thinker, is an able and pow
erful document, and has advanced his present
high reputation, lie returned yesterday to
Washington.
Sunday is rather a dull day for the honor
able members of the Legislature, The good
ones go to church—the lazy ones to bed, while
others brlngup their correspondence or pre
pare bills. There are few places of interest to
visit in the vicinity, and the roads are in bad
condition.
The medical bill, indorsed by the State Asso
ciation. has been indefinitely postponed. It
was objectionable on the ground that several
of its features were unconstitutional.
Secretary of State Crawford, has qualified
and is now in possession of his office, lie is an
old citizen of Florida, well knows and highly re
spected, and will make a faithful and compe
tent public servant. His appointment was a
complete surprise to himself, as well as to the
people, as his name had not been suggested in
connection with the position. This makes a
vacancy in the Senate from Wakulla county.
Doubtless many of the legislators would be
pleased to adjourn for a day to visit the State
Fair at Jacksonville. Amotion was made t
the last session to do so. but was summarily
squelched. A similar resolution at present
would probably have the same result.
With the exception of one or two days, the
weather has been atrociously dull and dark
and dreary, cold, wet and generally disagree
able.
A number of important bills are being pre
pared by the standing committees and those in
charge of the Governor’s message, and will
soon be presented. Then the real hank solid
work will commence. W T . H. B.
A Frantic Wife Shoots Herself Be
side Her Husband’s Corpse.
The neighbors living in the vicinity of
Eighth and Jefferson streets, Philadel
phia, were startled on Thursday by the
attempted suicide of Mrs. Emma Care
less. In 1876 the woman was married,
it is said, much against the wish of her
parents, to George Careless, Jr., a book
keeper in a silver plating establishment.
They lived comfortably in their
home in Darien street, with two
little children. About a week ago Mr.
Careless was stricken with i mall pox,
and at 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon he
died. Shortly after that time the neigh
bors heard a pistol shot in the house,
and fearing that something wa9 wrong,
notilied two policemen, who entered the
dwelling from the rear. In the front
second-story bed room they found the
dead body of Mr. Careless lying in the
bed, while the wife, with her clothing
stained with blood, was clinging fast to
it and muttering deliriously. The offi
cers had great difficulty in removing the
frantic wife, who screamed, wheD they
were obliged to use force. The family
physician was sent for, and on mak
ing an examination be found a
bullet wound in the woman’s left breast.
The mother of the young wife, who re
sides at No. 1,834 North Seventh street,
was sent for and a carriage was pro
cured, in which Mrs. Careless was moved
to her parents’ home. The wounded wo
man confessed having shot herself. Al
though serious, the wound is not consid
ered fatal.
Frightful Ybsgbasce ok a Re
jected Lover. —W. M. Holmes, his
wife and sister-in-law, Mrs. Emily Ro
ver, live at 142 b Broadway, New York.
Mrs. Rever is living apart from her hus
band, but not divorced. Several months
ago Mrs. Rever became acquainted with
George Dusseil, a young man residing
at 128 Railroad avenue, Newark, N. J.,
who keeps a liquor store in that city,
and who fell madly in love with her.
He desired to marry her, but she refused
him on the ground that her husband was
still living. He became exceedingly
jealous of her, and persecuted her to
such an extent that she told him she de
sired his visits to cease. In violent an
ger last cviniDg he entered the sitting*
room without knocking, where
Mrs. Rever was talking with
Mr* aid Mrs. Holmes, and before
a word could be spoken uncorked a
large bottle of vitriol, which he held in
his hand, and deliberately dashed a
quantity of the acid in Mrs. Revere face.
Mr. Holmes sprang to her assistance,
and he also bad & quantity of vitriol
poured over his face and neck. Dusseil
then threw what remained upon the
right cheek of Mrs. Holmes, and then
ran into the street, making his escape.
They are disfigured for life, but the
wounds are not dangerous. Mrs. Rever
may lose her sight, Dusseil is twenty
four years old, dark hair and eyes, email
black mustache, tall, and well built.
Oar sharp reporter vu neatly shaved yes
terday with Cuticura Shaving Soap.
• HE MORMONS.
Tiler Luth the Power of tfie Gov
ernment to Scorn.
Corretpvndence Netc York Timtt.
The first impression a stranger gets of
the Mormons is rather favorable. They
seem earnest, quiet, hard working folks,
and you have a sort of respect for a peo
ple whose religious faith has borne them
up through trials, hardships and perse
cution sufficient to crush out all the life
and cheerfulness in them. But by de
grees, as you are brought in contact with
them, the mask falls, and you find them'
bigoted fanatics, hating us with a holy
sincerity. The leaders are cunning
hypocrites,using the power of the church
to bear on all the dally business of life.
In the mining districts of Southern Utah
the contractors for furnishing salt, wood,
charcoal, etc., arc all Mormon bishops.
They hire the poor devils under Ahem at
starvation prices, and pay them in orders
on the co-operative supply stores, in
which they are either principals or part
ners, and the men so employed never
see a dollar of cash.
The 6erfs of Russia iD the olden time
were not more abject slaves than these
people under the terrible power of the
church, which holds every man's life in
its hand. Terrible is the punishment
meted out for any offenses or acts of in
subordination. The influx of the Gen
tiles has caused them to be more careful
how it is exercised, but we know little or
nothing of the secret punishments that
are still inflicted.
It is only a brief time ago that it was
the practice to inflict what they call
••bicod atonement” for any flagrant of
fense to the church of any disregard of
its orders. The culprit was never allow
ed an opportunity for defense. He re
mained in blissful ignorance of
his danger until at midnight there
came a knock at his door, and he
was ordered to accompany the four or
five masked men that confronted him
when he opened :he door. Then be
knew his doom, and so did his family,
who knew they looked their last upon
him. Being led to a secluded spot, a
shovel was placed in his hands and he
was made to dig his own grave. He was
then seised, forced upon his knees, his
head held over the grave, and his throat
cut from ear to car. Ilis blood flowed
into the grave, into which his body was
thrown and covered up, and no more
was ever heard of him. His family
dared not mention Ihcir suspicious, and
uo Mormon ever dared to be inquisitive
or mention his name. Such instances
were by uo means rare.
The laws recently enacted by Con
gress against polygamy are a dead letter
anti a farce. There never was a lime
when it was more openly practiced than
at present. They simply laugh at all
such enactments or attempts to interfere
with their peculiar institutions. It is a
great mistake to suppose that law has
any terrors for them, or has abated poly
gamy one jot. The church iu the palmi
est days of Brigham Yoimg’s life was
never so strong, never more flourishing.
In Salt Lake City, there being so many
Gentile residents, and immediately un
der the eye of the Federal Courts, there
may seem au appeal ance of submission
and regard for the laws, but it is all de
ception. Let a Gentile marry a Mor
mon woman, unless he immediately
leaves the Territory, ho feels the power
of the bitter enmity of every Mormon,
his business is ruiued, and in a thous
and ways he is made to feel the power
of the unseen hand that is laid upon him.
He can enjoy uo peace, security or pros
perity while he lives in the country.
The late proclamation of the President,
which the newspapers would have us be
lieve had created consternation in their
ranks, has fallen upon them as harmless
ly as snowflakes. They simply laugh at
it The leaders of the church in Salt
Lake are shrewd and intelligent men,
and they may see in it a forerunner of
trouble; but they are not much alarmed.
They rely greatly on the known milk-and
water policy of the government for im
munity from molestation, and they are
about right. The people of the territory,
and the Mormon element generally,really
believe that the government dare not in
terfere with them, and openly defy their
power. I asked quite an intelligent
Mormon the other day what he thought
of the message. He laughed, and snap
ping his fingers contemptuously, re
marked: “That for his message and the
whole lot of’em.” Said 1, “Suppose it
comes to sending government troops
among you, what then ?” “Government
troops ? Pooh! What would we care for
them. We would wipe them off the
face of the earth. The Lord would de
liver them into our hands, no matter
what their numbers.”
This is the feeling generally with all
who have intelligence sufficient to com
prehend the nature of the message. Th e
f renter portion hardly know there is a
’resident or a world outside of Utah.
Salt Lake City is their Mecca and Brig
ham Young greater than all the kmgs of
the earth. They are all fanatics, and
the more dangerous for their blind faith
in the church. There is not a Mormon
in southern Utah that would not prompt
ly respond to a call from the church to
meet the enemy in the open field and do
its bidding to the death. The country
at large outside of Utah is blindly igno
rant of the damnable and dangerous
character of the institution of Mor*
monism that rears its insolent
crest in the very heart of our
country, and is suffered to grow
and prosper. It is a disgrace to the gov
ernment that permits it, and the people
of this era of civilization that allows the
laws enacted to be as ineffective as its
proper administers illustrate their in
efficiency. It is simply a monstrous dis
grace to ihe nation. It is growing and
spreading daily and hourly. The Mor
mons are penetrating Arizona, Nevada
and Colorado, and sending their emissa
ries to England, pioselyting the ignorant.
The shrewd and cunning appeal to the
brutal and sensual instincts, constituting
the strongest element in their pretended
faith, is the master influence that brings
converts to their standard. Men see in
it an opportunity for unrestricted license
of the grosser passions, nud women are
deluded into a fanatical idea of becom
ing spiritual wives of sain's. Root out
polygamy and Mormonism would die of
it-elf, the one great incentive and
strongest influence being gone.
♦.'•i
Cl V Have yon caught a coldf
■ % Cdliwl 4 Are you unable to raise
the phlegmr Have yon an oppression on the
lungs with short breath/ Do you have a fit of
coughing snlyingjiownT Aaharppain now
and then in the region of ttie heart and shoul
ders? A chilly sensation down the back? If
so, delay is dang roue. * Slight colds,” if
neglected, often recnitin consumption, when
the remedy,if applied promptly, would have
averted all danger. For twenty-five cento
?ou can get the remedy which the test of
wenty years has proved to be the most val
uable Lung Balsam ever discovered.
TUTT’B EXPECTORANT
Will enable you to raise the phlegm, cause
pleasant sleep and you will wake in the
morning, cough gone, lungs working freely,
and breathing easy. It is'a preventive ana
cure for croup and a pleasant cordial.
Children love it. No family should be without
it. Sold by druggists in 23c and $1 bottle*.
Principal office So Murray bt., New York.
TUTTS
Pti-Cfe!
A safe and gentle purgative, recom
mended for the cure of U diseases of
the stomach, liver and bowels. They purify
the blood. Increase the appetite, cause the
body to Take on Flesh, and by their Tonic
Action on the Digestive Organs, Regular Stool*
are produced. Asa cure for Chill* and Fe
ver, Dyspepsia, Kick Headache, BUtoaa
Colic, Constipation, Rheumatism, Piles, .
Palpitation of the Heart, Pain in the Side,
Baek and Loins, and Female Irregu
larities, they ore without a rival. If you
do not “feel very well,” a single pill at bed
time stimulates the stomach, restores the
appetite, and imparts vigor to the system.
Price 25c. Office, 35 Murray St-, New York.
WHITK FOR TTTTTTN MANUAL FBKE.
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THE ATLANTA REPUBLICAN
VOIi. VIII.
Radical, Reliable, Original, Inde
pendent, Aggressive, Progressive.
rpwo DOLLARS a year In advance, with A
A year’s subscription to the Chicago
Weekly yews FREE. Address
W. L. CLARK,
janlft-Kt Atlanta, Gsg

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