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Brtinmrlck. D*rtt> and Do boy. 9 r. u.
All point* we*t of Dupont, on Savannah
Florida and Weeter* Railroad. 9 r *
Weatern mail. via Central Railroad. 8 a *
and 6:30 r. K
'd..iedlfe.ite and Batonton. 8:10 f. m.
s.j.vannd River, Tuewiay, 5f
On -unlay, mail for Mi point*. 14 o docV
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To avoid delay ail letter* and order* should
be addressed to the proprietor, o- to tie
Morning News, and not to any attache or
employe of the office.
M rattier Meport.
iDdics-oc* for the Sooth AUantle States
today: Fair weather, southerly winds, fet
erailv shifting to northerly, and stationary
or lower ternperatare and barometer.
fudex to New Adxrrtlaenaent*.
Catholic Knight* of America.
Mammoth picnic at Montg'.fnerr.
HperiaJ schedule of 8., 8. dt 8. K. B.
La Belle Creole whiskey,
luster ale—A. M. dt C. W. West.
B eard wanted.
Biem*r Gee. Sedgwick for sale.
Man wanted on a farm.
Boiler pa’cher wanted.
Giod feeder*
Warehouse and wharf for rent.
Furnished room for rent.
Counting ro>ms for rent.
Farm for tale.
House for rent.
Office furniture at auction.
Notice to business men.
Hirer Report.
The height of the riper at Augusta at 1
o’clock p. m. yesterday it fire feet fiv
Inches, a rise of two inches during the pre
ceding twenty-four hoars.
Si(n*l Observation*.
Comparative statement of temperature '
Savannah, taken from the Signal Service
iar. ii
l:M a- m 80 :M A. M 82
t:M p. * W jit r. A 94
10 M r. ■ hi !0:i F. M S3
Maximum SI Maximum ... Mi
Minimum 71 Minimum. .. ..... 78 1
Mean temperature Mean temperature
of day 88.7 of day 99.5
Rainfall 0.01 Rainfall 0.00
-.-I*earatio— ar 10:* p. m.
imvmMH sun acocst 10. 1881.
c i WaD U
Station*. l Z f J q =€ Weatber
\s 3 till- 5
= ' £;J_> l£
Atlanta 29 SO S) gW g' Clear.
Augusta &'*> < S • —■ Fair.
Charleston.. * W el 8W 11 .... Clear.
Charlotte .. 29 M 81 S 2 ... Clear.
Corsicana ..
Galveston ... A* <0 8 1 dear.
Indianoia *9 MS 7H K 8 ,0S Clear.
Jacksonville. 29 9* i SW 6 .0* Clear.
Key Went... 29 W, 82 8 E s ... Cloudy.
Port Eads ril.M H W 8 .... Kslr.
Montgomery 29 91 83 8 W 7 j Clear.
Punta Hassa 29.91 "8 E I .15 Clear.
Bavaiouh... 29 98 6i-8W 6 ...'Clear.
Pennaeola... 29.92 78 w i ... Fair.
Mlatters and l time* hatvaltallt
Catholic Knights of Honor meet to-night.
The police had a 7ery easy time of it yes
The Savannah yachts left Charleston for
home on Tuesday noon.
The assessment at the Police Cour
amounted to only three dollar* yesterday.
(let Tour blankets and overcoat* ready for
that polar wave predicted by Veunor next
Mr. J. Cooper, formerly of Savannah, now
in business in Augusta, Is In the city, attend
ing the Odd Fellows gathering.
Among the freight of the City of Savan
nah for New York yesterday were fourteen
cases of cigars and three bales of vanilla.
Warrants in payment of the arejunb
passed yesterday by the Board of County
Commissioner* will be Issued by the Clerk
on Monday next.
The excursion to Tybee this afternoon
tendered by the Savannah Dodge* to the
visiting Old Fellows will be a big affair and
a pleasant success.
Edward Grant, a colored trooper, was ar
rested yesterday afternoon by Policeman
Hazel on the charge of committing a
nuisance in the Market.
Among the guests at the Marshall House
yesterday were Lather J. Glenn, Eq ,
Grand Sire of the Sovereign Dodge of I. O
O. F. of the United Buttes.
A white man too drunk to give his name
was arrested yesterday afternoon abou
a quarter past live o’clock by Policeman
Clancy and lodged In the barracks.
“This watermelon is old,” said mother
“No,” replied uncle, “but i think it la full
rips.” “And 1 think,” chimed in Uttie
four year-old, “it is fud of seeds.”
We had the p’easure of a call yesterday
afternoon from K. A. Massey, Esq , editor
of the Douglasvtlle (Ga. I Star, who is In the
city in attendance upon the Odd Fellows
The Jasper Greens carried down a goodly
crowd on their excursion to Tybee yester
day afternoon, and the time was passed
very enjoyably. Ihe excursionist* returned
to the city by moonlight.
The following M. D.’s were registered at
the Marshall House yes’erday : Dr. D. P.
Rosser, Conyers, Us.; Dr. E. D. Roach, At
lanta, Ga. ; Dr. 8. P. Hunt, Augusta, Ga. ;
Dr. T. F. Walker, Enterprise, Ga.
Among the passengers for New York by
the City of Bvannah yesterday were Cspt.
George W. Lunar, Prof. C. 8. Mallette,
Cant. Jno. M. Guerard, C. R. Herron, Esq ,
Duke Carson, Esq , and family, and S. M.
Larcombe. Esq.
Rev. Charles H. Strong, rector of fit.
John’s Episcopal Church, accompanied by
bis family, left for New York yesterday by
the steamship City of Savannah on bis usual
summer vacation, which we tope may prove
pleasant and beneficial.
The British bark Architect waa on yester
day cleared for Bristol by Messrs. A. Sprunt
i Sod, who also furnished the cargo. She
carried 2,133 barrels of rosin, weighing 889.-
375 pounds, valued at (5,9*17 25, and 500
casks spirit* turpentine, measuring 3,074
gallons, valued at $9,913 29.
Uumpui In • Naluon Create* an Ex*
Yesterday morning about eleven o’clock
considerable excitement was created on
Bouth Broad street near East Broad, by a
tight between a courtesan and same young
men. The difficulty originated la a saloon,
and a number of glasses were smashed, one
of the parties being struck in the face and
cut very badly. The cries of “murder” and
the crash of the glassware aroused the
neighborhood, and there was a rush to the
place, some fearing a bloody tragedy was be
ing enacted. It was found there was more
noise than anythfug else, and the damage
was confined to the destruction of several
glasses sad the Injury to the face of one of
the young men.
Henry Griffith, Esq., the very clever and
accomplished Manager of the Western Union
Telegraph Company at this point, was
among the passengers by the Ctty of Bvan
nah for New York yesterday. Mr. Griffith
proposes to make a short trip through the
North for the benefit of his health, his du
ties the past season having been extremely
arduous. We hope be msy return to bis
post with renewed strength and health.
During his absence Mr. B. F. Dillon, the
chief operator, and an electrician of the first
order, will be acting Manager and will at
tend to all the duties of the position. Thu
management could not be left In better
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A Warning to Farmer*.
Every farmer living at any distance from
a physician should at all times be prepared
to treat such common but by no means
•tuple complaints as Dlarrhie*. Dysentery,
Cholera Morbus and Cramps. Tne safe*’,
surest and quickest remedy for such dis
orders (s Ferry Davis’ Fain Killer, which has
never failed to afford relief tu cases of the
kind mentioned when properly tried. A
teaipooDftil is a do* e lor an adult, but
twenty drops will cure a child of any ordi
nary trouble of this kind. The medicine
c*d be found in every respectable drug store.
The Heceul Ysfhi Hare at Charles
A letter from Mr. 0. B. Woatcott, owner
of the yacht Nettle, which left here to enter
In the regatta at Charleston on Saturday,
informs ns that on bis arrival he wie sur
prised by the anr ouncemeut that the yacht
would not he allowed to enter. He then
stated that be would challenge the winning
yacht In the regatta to a match race. As
heretofore announced, the Arctic of Charlea
tun won the race, and Mr. WeetcoU imme
diately renewed bis challenge to sail against
her for any amount. This challenge waa
Vlanllla Mate, *ll Dolor*.
At LaFar's.—
A Question of JnrfadteUon >•*
Should he Settled—The Body of
the Drowned Boy Jones.
In yesterday’s News mention
of the recovery of the body of the co.ored
boy Henry Jones, who was drowned at the
Exchange dock on Monday afternoon. No
inquest wag held upon the body, and It was
allowed to remain In the s.lp from half—past
four o’clock Tuesday afternoon until early
yesterday morning, when It was removed
and Interred.
A* five o’clock on Tuesday afternoon Po
I'e-mae H. H. Frierson reported at the
v ice barracks to Lieut. Howard, then on
duty, that the body of the boy drown-d on
the 8 b was found and the Coroner notified,
bat declined to hold an tnqueat. The matter
was then reported to Dr. McFarland. Health
Officer, who addressed a note to the Coroner,
officially calling his attention to the case,
and a-king that he Issue a burial cerihcate
89 that the body could be at once removed
and laterred. To this communlca’lon, we
are Informed by the Health Officer, a
verbal reply was received from the Coroner,
stating that there wav eo necese’ty for an
Inquest, and that be declined to have any
th!' g to do with the case.
Upon receipt of -tbi§ Information, the
Heal’h Officer addressed the following com
munication to the M*\or pro tem, and re
c-clTtd the subjoined reply :
Orric* Health Office*. ,
Savajoxah, Ga . August 9, 1861, r
7:30 o'clock r. m. )
H‘/*. S. I‘. Ifami'l/m. Mo>jor, pm tem :
tfiB —I have the honor to report that there
Is drowned bodv In one of the city docks,
*o-l toat Dr. B. F Sheftall, Coroner of
Chatham countv, Inform* me that a* the
said body came to death by acc;dnt he is
not required by law to give ceitificate for
burial, and consequently will not order the
removal of same. I am already aatisfied
that it is the dutv of the Coroner to dtipoae
of such cases, snd that the Health Officer of
Savannah has no jurisdiction in the premi
se* : but the good of the eommunltv requires
tne prompt burial of all such cases, and as
the Coroner refuses to act, I most respect
fully ask that I be ordered to have said body
removed to the cemetery and buried without
delay. lam sir, your obedient servant,
J. T. McFaalasd,
Health Officer.
Office Clxrs or Cocscil, r
August 9. 16S8L )
br. J T. McFarland, Htaldh Officer, sas
-wA. Ga :
Dcaa Bin —1 am directed by His Honor
the Mayor pro tem. to acknowledge the
receipt of your communicatlou of this date,
and to state that the refusal of the Coroner
to remove body of drowned boy Is noted.
The Mayor pro tem. does not consider it
within t‘s jurisdiction to act 1c the matter
of the refusal of the Coroner to give neces
sary certificate for burial or removal, but as
the public health demands Immediate action
in the matter, the Mayor pro tem. dlrecta
that you will have the body interred with
out delay. Very respectfully vours.
Flask E. Kxbajieb,
Clerk of CounclL
On this authority of the Mayor the Health
Officer turned the body over to Mr. W. D.
Dixon, the undertaker, for Interment, who
proceeded to make the necessary arrange
Asa similar case might arise in the fu
ture, and with the view of having the quea
tion of jurisdiction definitely settled, the
foiloaing communication was addressed by
the Health Officer to the Board of County
Commissioners, and it Is understood s
special meeting will be called for Its con
Office Health Officer, i
Bavaekah. August 10, 1881. f
Tj 11/nuraifjt the linrd (JcnnrruMivniers oj
CfuUAarn rxninty, da :
Gextlbmkjs—l am directed by Hon. S. P.
Hamilton, Mayor pro tem., to call your at
tention to the fact that the Coroner of
Chatham county refused, on August 9th,
1881, to give certificate for burial of a
drowned negro, whose body was exposed In
the ctty dock, known as the Exchange dock
By order of the Mayor, 1 gave losTuctlous
for the burial of same. Tne expose of such
decomposing b<4les being prejudicial to
the good health of the community, it be
comes necessary that same should be
promptly buried, and I am directed farther
to request that your honorable body take
such s’.eps as will In the future ensure the
prompt ao<l speedy burial of all such class
of caeca. 1 am, gentlemen, yours etc.,
J. T. McFaklajkb, M. D.,
Health Officer.
Dr. fiheftall, the Coroner, states that the
finding of the body was immediately report
ed to him, snd that being satisfied that it
was not a case for investigation, he declined
to hold an Inquest, and sent a message to
the Health Officer to that effect. The Coro
ner aay* that In such cases In the city he baa
no authority to give a certificate. Had the
body been recovered oufeide the city limits
and the case been the same be would
promptly have given the burial certificate,
and his reason for declining in this case was
that he had no authority In the premises.
As the Health Officer thinks he has no
jurisdiction it Is well that the matter is to
be brought before the County Commission
ers aud definitely settled.
The .vieihodlat Ktuiu-'nlcal Council.
Avery large number of Methodist preach
ers and laymen, and their wives, families
and friends, sailed from New York on Sat
urday for London, on the steamship City of
Berlin. About fifty of the passengers were
delegates to the MetbodUt Ecumenical
Council, which will meet In London in Sep
tember. Among the delegates from the
Sou’hern States were the Rev. Dr. L. 8.
Burkhead, the Rev. W. W. Duncan and
Mr. Thomas 8. Moorman, of South Caro
lina; the Kev. Drs. K Q. Fuller and Wey
man H. Potter, of Georgia; the Rev. Dr. M.
8. Andrews aud the Rev. Charles William
son, of Alabama: Mr. C. W. Button, of Vir
ginia; the Rev. Dr. C. K. Marshall and Mr.
K. M B'andlfer, of Mississippi; Dr. J. B.
McFerriD, of Tennessee; the Rev. Drs. C.
W. Miller and Dsvld Morton snd Mr. A. R.
Boone, of Kentucky; ex-Oovernor Stanard,
of Missouri, and Bishop L. H. Holsey, col
ored, of Augusta, Ga. Among the dele
gates who sailed on the steamship Queen on
last Wednesday were the Rev. A. T. Carr,
colored, of Charleston, and Professor J. W.
Morris, of Cokesburv, 8. C.
Ttie Pyrotechnic Display.
The concert and grand pyrotechnic ills
play, announced to take place last night at
Concordia Park, attracted to that resort a
ciowd variously estimated at from five to
seven hundred persons, Including many
ladies. Superintendent Thomas had cars
running every ten minutes from six o’clock,
and up to nine o’clock they all went oat
crowded. The music was good,
and the pyrotechnic display
very brilliant, many new designs being
presented, and everybody was pleased. The
desire was expressed by many that a
similar exhibition be given at an early
day. The moon was shining brightly,
but in consequence of the shade cast by the
large trees la the park, the effect of the
display was not marred.
The pyrotechnic exhibition was over by
11 o’clock, but many remaiued to enjov a
dance on the platform in the grove, and It
was after midnight before the park was
montlcello Conatltuiioii.
It will be seen by the announcement else
where that Mr. Frank M. Readlck has been
Appointed as special representative for the
city of Savannah for that sterling and popu
lar weekly, the Monticello (Fla.) ConstUu
(ton, of which Col. F. R. Flldea Is the able
and well known editor. The Constitution
has a large circulation !□ Middle hiorida
and South Georgia, and Is a valuable adver
tising medium. Mr. Readlck will call upon
oar merchants for their announcements in
the Vans’, dutum, and also for their cards, to
appear In a husiuess directory of the city of
Savanuab, which will be a feature lu the
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Tbe Heaven*- Brilliant ,11eteori.
The celestial event of this week is the
annual visit of the August meteors. They
should be looked for to night in the
northeast, their radiant point being In the
bniUant cons'ellatlon of Perseus. These
meteors are remarkable for leaving trails of
light behind them. Astronomers count
upon seeing more than a hundred In a night
at the time of their annual visit. The
casual a’ar gar. t Is likely to see several In
half an hour’s observation, and tome of the
larger ones are well worth watching for
merely for the'r beauty. They follow the
path of the comet of lht2.
The Contest ot the Uerinau Volun
The following were the successful con
testants in the prize shooting of the Ger
man Volunteers at the Schuetzen Park:
First prize, Active Member F. Jaugstetter.
Second prire, Active Member E. Struck.
Honorary Members’ Prize, C. A. H. In
Passive Members’ Prize, D. Brown.
Grant pitulc to Nontzomery.
The picnic in aid of St. Patrick’s Church
will come off to day at Montgomery, and
will be a very pleasant affair. The first trslp
will leave tne Anderaon street depot atj)
o’clock, and i convenient fichedule will be
run the remainder of the day. An efficient
committee has charge of arrangements, and
will leave nothing undone to render the day
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Colored shirt*, Neat Pattern*,
At low figures, at LaFar**.—
Clone of the Seeelon—ffleetlen of
Offleero—Report* Complimentary
Banquet— Exenralon To-Day.
The annual session of the Right Worthy
Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of
Odd Fellows was convened In this city, at
Odd Fellow*’ Hall, yesterday at 9 o’clock
a. m., with a very large attendance of Rep
resentatives and Past Grand*. A consider*
ble amount of business was transacted. and
the election of officers few the ensuing year
took place at 11 o’clock a. m.
gravd orrrcxss.
J. B. Richardson, of Lumpkin, M. W.
Grand Master. _ _
J. Cuthbert Bbocut, of Augusta, R -
Deputy Grand Master.
Henry Beusee, of Athens, R. W. Grand
John G. Ddtx, of Macon, R. W Grand
John 8. Tyson, of Savannah, R. W. Grand
Thomas A. Askew, ol Savannah, R. W.
Grand Representative to Sovereign Grand
Griffis, Georgia, wa= selected a= the place
to bold the next annual session of the Grand
Lodge. _
The reports of the Grand Master, Grand
Secretary and Grand Treasurer were read.
We make such extracts as are of genera!
Another year has pasted; ano’her year is
measured in the calendar of Old Fellow
ship. by brotherly love anil charity. A
year’s work ha* to be reviewed by you, while
the reccwd Is already made In tbe Book of
Time, whether as faithful servants our
duties have been discharged faithfully, or
If we have failed to comply with our obliga
tions. We meet to-day within sight of the
spot where the first Lodge of Odd Fellows
was Instituted in Georgia. We are where
Odd Fellowship had its fiest struggle for
existence In this State, thirty-nine years ago.
How many change* since! Yet the Lodges
instituted here In 1842 and 1843 still exist,
and are represented to-day In this session;
and we have with u the first Noble Grand
of the first Lodge Instituted and the first
Grand Master of the Grand Lodge formed
In Georria, Alvin N. MilDr, of Oglethorpe
Lodge, No. 1: and we sit with those who,
a ’he Old Guard of the order, the men of
1842 to 1-50, are still active in the discharge
of their duties as Odd Fellows. Surround
ed, then, as we are by these associations, it
should Inspire us to united efforts to per
petuate and increase the usefulness of this
noble brotherhood, and we should reverence
these veteran Odd Fellows who have so
nobly stood by the order from Its early
struggle In our’State to this tbe time of it*
By the laws of the order, you are made
the judges of the acts of your chief execu
tive officer, and it becomes my duty to ren
der to you an account of tny stewardship,
so that you may in your collective wisdom
and justice* either sanction what I have done
or correct that which may be amiss. That
you will do this with credit to yourselves
and a kind consideration for errors commit
ted, I fully believe, and will therefore sub
mit the following:
While the past year has not been marked
by any great increase of membership, while
the charters of some Lodges not properly
worked have been demanded, while only
one Lodge has been Instituted, yet It Is a
source of gratification tbat a deep Interest
has been awakened In Lodges situated In
the cities, where most of our Lodges are
located, and the greatest Increase of mem
bershlp has been In those places where it
has been said we would lose groood on ac
count of the many mutual aid associations
that had been started with more attractive
feature* than we could offer. The Lodges
tbat have become defunct were located In
sparsely settled neighborhoods and their ex-
Istecce was never on a firm basis.
There is now an awakened Interest mani
fested by most of ’he Lodges making re
turns, to advance Odd Fellowship and place
It in that high and lofty position where It
belongs, and the cheering reports from the
District Deputy Grand Master* of there
vival, a* it were, now going on In ibelr
Lodges shows that In the near fu'ure our
beloved order will throw off, as It were, the
inaction ana lukewarmcesi that bsve had a
hold on It In the past, and make tv- Lodge
rooms once more craved and are* r for Its
members, and a place of pleasu: and en
joyment; and by ehowlng to the world In
their dally Intercourse with men and breth
ren that It Dan order based on principles
that are eternal, and fitted for the wants of
mankind, will thus command the attention
and awaken that Interest tbat will bring a
desire to unite with our great Brotherhood.
Looking from this standpoint, we will
soon see anew impetus given to the energy
of those who have already enlisted In the
grandest service that ever called men to
deed* of self denial aDd toleration, and
make the coming year one of great pros
perity for the order. For a full report of
membership and the Increase and decrease
during the year, I refer you to the Grand
Secretary’s report.
While peace and prosperity have pre
vailed, yet grief and sorrow have afflicted
us, and we yet mourn tbe loss of many
members of ibis Grand Lodge who have
been called from their labors here, we trust,
to a happy home In God’s kingdom.
I attended the meeting call-d at Macon,
and there met both of our Worthy Grand
Representatives, Adolpa Brandt and John
B. Goodwin, our Worthy Grand Secretary,
John G. Deltz, our Deputy Grand Master,
and D. D. G. Masters or Representatives of
all Lodges save two called to meet at tbat
place. Our Grand Representatives carefully
explained and Imparted the new secret work
to the satisfaction of all present. It wi then
arranged that Representative John B. Good
win should give the work at the meeting
called at Atlanta tbe. next night; that Rep
resentative Adolph Brandt should give It at
Augusta at the same time, and that I should
give it at. the meeting the same night at Sa
vannah. The arrangement was faithfully
carried out. Although all the Lodges were
not represented at Atlanta, yet our worthy
Brother, Representative Goodwin, gave
It to several of the Lodges after
wards, either to their Representa
tives who called on him, or he visited
the places where the Lodges were located,
while others I directed afterwards to re
ceive the work from their neareat District
Deputy. 1 think all the Lodges working
received the new work as early as practi
cable. Before leaving Macon to atteDd the
meeting called at. that point, I drew my
warrant on the Grand Treasurer, John 8.
Tyson, for three hundred dollars, sufficient
to cover the expenses of the meetings
called to give tbe new work, which arnouut
I handed to the Grand Secretary at Macon
to pay warrants drawn on him for that pur
pose. The cost of all these meetings by the
plan and carried out amounted to
(191 20, and the balance is In tbe hands of
the Grand Secretary, and will be accounted
for In bis report.
The Grand Secretary having asked my
opinion of the price to be charged bv this
Grand Lodge for the new books, the Sover
eign Grand Lodge having set the price to
State grand bodies at $1 00 and $1 25, re
spectively, and knowing the great expense
that subordinates would have to Incur by
the new work, and believing that this
Grand Lodge should, on supplies, charge it*
subordinates only sufficient to pay charges
of expenses, etc., I instructed him to charge
an advance of twenty five cents on each
book, and it is for this Grand Lodge to say
if that shall be the price In the future.
If this new work Is properly rendered,
and every Lodge furnishes Itself with the
regalia and paraphernalia called for, it will
be an expense that but very.few Lodges In
tbe State can stand, and, If tbe letter of the
law is carried out, but few Lodges can com
ply, for more members are called for to
confer some of the degrees than we gener
ally find In our Lodge room, and, to make
the present work successful and Impressive,
nothing should be omitted, for If any
part is omitted, tbe beauty of tbe
whole Is destroyed. Our city Lodges
may be able to jyork tbe degrees
successfully, but our weak country Lodge*
will be deprived of tbat pleasure. While
tbe new work Is a great improvement over
the old, as far as an expression of our opin
ion la concerned, yet j fear that Its beauty
and usefulness will be marred by its Imper
fect rendering by Lodges outside of our
cities, as tbe expense of putting the new
work in operation bas been quite heavy on
tbe Lodges. 1 trust tbat no matter what
objections may be raised, tbat no alteration
will occur that will add any additional ex
pense, and that our Grand Representative
will be Instructed to vote against any change
that will cause additional expense to subor
dinate Lodges.
| [ln March last I received from the Secre
tary of the Sovereign Grand Lodge a circu
lar, giving a description of tbe furniture
and costumes used lu conferring tbe several
degrees tn tbe new work, and while It Is not
an official one, 1 publish it in my report for
Brethren, mv duties are ended : my acts
are before you. f have endeavored; to
discharge the high trust you bestowedupon
me to tbe best of qy ability and with but a
single purpose—for the benefit of the order
at large, endeavoring to keep peace and
harmoDy among the brethren and advance
the growth of tne order. I now surrender
In your hands the office you so generously
conferred on me. If I have given no cause
of regret for the confidence placed In me, I
shall be more than repaid for the time and
work necessarily given to the discharge of
the duties of the office, j shall ever remem
ber with heartfelt pleasure and gratitude
your partiality In conferring on qpe the rank
of Qrand Master. -
I cannot close tbl? report without ac
knowledging mv obligation to those District
Deputy Grand Masters that so heartily and
successfully aided me In awakenlog an in
terest among the membership, nor can 1
close without returning thanks to our
Worthy Grand Secretary, John G. Deltz, for
many courtesies extended, who had by the
tew work such an inerjms* of office tusL
ness as to give him but little ti >. ,
ever ready to aid ce ,\ n
promptly to discharge all duties us£d
to him. With such a Gran
Master fcsa his lMrs lessened andAsworK
satlefaetori I y looked after. ** iODg **
! spared to the order. v*
I mm* that this ***<*.
one of benefit to our order In fh *
that wbat*rer vou do will be
j true spirit of brotherly love, and >hlng to
: the welfare, not only of aach
Lodge, but to each individual naember, teat
your various committees may promptly anu
advisedly report on all matters refeijen
them, so that tbe law msy be correct: y con
•trued and enforced. . . o
With heartfelt gratitude to Almighty Doa
for His goodness and merries, vou *h
render to Him thanks for preserving o
loved order from decay and ruin, an“
tbe progress tbe has made and Is making
the gr-at work of the Universal Bro
. hood of man, and for the proud pos .
she to-day occupies, cot only In Ame
but In the world.
Oce of the first duties after the close of
the session is to get the proceedings into
he hands of the Grand Officers and subor
dinate Lodges. As per resolution, I had
eight hundred copie* printed, and a larger
number than usual forwarded to I/odges for
the purpose of glvtDg greater circulation to
the bv laws of the ‘‘Endowment Relief
Fund” printed with the proceedings.
The resolution to have the names of all
members present at the seeelon of the Grand
Lodge published with the proceedings has
been carried out. _
From a circular issued November 20th,
last, by tbe M W. Grand Sire, Lntber J
Glenn, with reference to the Revised Work
as adopted at the last session of the Sov
ereign Grand Lodge, and also a circular
from the R W. Grand Secretary of tbe
Sov. G. Lodge, ca’lmg upon the Secretaries
of the several jurisdictions to send in their
order* at once for the new Charge and De
gree Book*, I ’earned that the books would
be supplied in the order in which they were
received. To aporoxloute the number re
quired for this jurisdiction, I Immediately
issued a circular to each Lodge, giving price
of books, and requesting them to order
the number they required for their
respective Lodges. A prompt re
sponse to this was made by most of the
L/>dges, but I regret to say that others held
back, causing me to make several orders at
a greater expense for express, freight, etc.,
than would have been the case h*d thev all
ordered as requested. The book* were to
have been out by the middle of December;
two copies of tbe charge books were re
ceived about tbat time for Graßd Repre
sentative* to use In the instruction of the
new work, but tbe supply for Lodges, of
charge and degree books, were not received
until about the 10th of January last. This
caused much dissatisfaction and complaint
among the Lodges, and an extra amount of
By authority of the Grand Master, on
April fith last, I tsued a dispensation to D
D. G. Master C. D. Camp, of Donglasville,
to Institute Currollton Lodge No. 9fi, at Car
rollton. Said Lodge has been at work, and
July 16 h last I received their semi-annual
return to June 30tb, showing forty-five
members In good standing. Their returns
being Incorrect, I wrote to the Secretary,
Brother Ragan, asking an explanation. Toe
matter was referred to the Grand Master,
who will no doubt notice It In his report.
From all the information I can gather,
arid the report* In this office, the order In
this jurisdiction Is In a very healthy condi
I have received for the term end’ng De
cember 31st, 1880, annual aDd semi-annual
returns from ttlrtv-elght Lodges; for term
ending June 30 b, 1881, semi acmual returns
from thirty-nine Lodges, which, with Lodges
not reporting and taking their last state
ment of membership, the following are the
initiated SSB
Admitted bv card **
Suspended 1™
r xpulsion*.
Deaths . M
To r ai membership to June 30th, 1881 . 2,079
Total amoant receipts from all
sources $1.70® 37
On the 30th of December, 1880, I received
from the Grand Master three hundred dol
lars for the purpose of paying the expenses
of the meetings of. instruction. The dis
bursements for expenses were one hundred
and ninety-one dollars and twenty cents.
August Ist, 1881, paid to the R. W. G.
Treasurer J. S. Tyson one hundred and
eight dollars and etghty cents, cash bal
J. 8. Tyson, Grand Treasurer, in account scith
R W Grand Lodje of Georgia, /. O. O. F.
1880. I>R.
August 12. To note of Jno.
W. Rurlre, Jfom Grand
Treasurer Gramling S 338 84
August 12. To cash from
Treasurer Gramling 1,778 35
August 6. To ch from
Grand Secretary Jno. G.
Deltz 929 63
August S. To cash from
Grand Secretary Jno. G.
Deitz. being unexpended
balance paid to Grand
Master ... 106 80-$3,152 82
1880. CR.
August 12. By cash paid ap
proved bills 5 72 50
August 12. By cash paid Of
ficers and representatives 485 55
August 12. By cash pa and
salary Grand Treasurer
OramHng 15 00
August :2. By cash paid Of
ficers and Representatives
as per resolution 19 50
December 29 By cash paid
draft of Grand Master. . 3CO 00
January 5. By paid
widow of late Grand
Treasurer Burke 25 03
February 5. By cash paid J.
F. Glatigny, per resolu
tion 2 00—$ 919 56
August 1. By cash on hand. 1,891 23
August 1. By note of J. W.
Burke 338 81— 2,233 07
$3,153 62
After consultation with the Grand Master,
on account of the anticipated expenses
necessary to. the introduction of tbe new
work, the surplus funds were not Invested
in securities, as was contemplated by the
resolution of F. G. R. Grauui*, page 551
As no such extraordinary expenses are
anticipated this year, I would recommend
such investment, or deposit in savings bank
as early as practicable after the close of ibis
Your representatives attended the fifty
sixth annual session of the Sovereign Grand
Lodge, L O. O. F., held in the city of To
ronto, Canada, commencing on Monday,
September 20th, 1880, at 9 o’clock a. m., and
closing on Monday, September 27th, at 5
o’clock p. m.
This communication was distinguished as
being the first one ever held on roll other
than that of the U nlted States, and for the
magnificent greeting of the brethren of
Canada, as well as for the important legis
lation of the session, embracing a revision .
of the secret, work and ritual.
Friday, September IT, b, preceding the
meeting on the 20th, had been set apart as
“Old Fellows’ Dy” by the Industrial Ex
hibition, then being held In Toronto, and tbe
procession of brethren which escorted the
Sivcrcign Grand Lodge through the princi
pal streets to the exhibition grounds was
conceded to be the largest ever witnessed
in that splendid and historic city. Arriving
at tbe exhibition grounds, the Sovereign
Lodge was welcomed in addresses by
His Worship, James Beatty, Jr., Mayor,
aud Mr. Withrow, President of the
Industrial Association, which were happily
responded to by Grand Sire Harmon. These
txercites were witnessed by about flfty
thousand people—a larger assemblage than
was attracted to the same place just one
year previous by the visit of the Marquis of
Lome and Princess Louise, loyal and de
voted as are the people of the Dominion to
Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, and her royal
family. .
The Grand Sire’s report—a pointed and
able document —Includes the following tab
ular statement of returns to December 81st,
1879, showing condition of the order:
' 187s. I 187®. | Inc Dec.
Grand Lodges 50 60.. ....
Subordinate Lodges. 6,975 7,06 < 92 ....
Grand Encampments. 39 39
“ te . l£nCl “ ,P : 1.863 1,812 .... 21
Lodge Initiations 63,860 34,834 9<4 ....
Lodge members 412,291 440,T88 1.508
Encampment memb's 82,408 79,511 ... 2,897
Total Total
Relief. Revenue.
18 8 $1,740,405 68 $4,2-),9fc6 52
li;g 1,714,105 0* 4,391,215 35
Dec ? 35,600 66. ./nc.s 124,228 8.3
Of the various proposed amendments to
the Constitution of the Sovereign Grand
Lodge which came up for action but one
was adopted—that of Section 5 of Article 1,
in regard to the vote necessary to change
the secret work of the order, providing that
the unwritten work may now be altered or
amended by a four fifths vote of the mem
bers, and the written work by a two-thirds
On this subject majority and minority re
ports were submitted, and In action on same
the majority report was adopted, the Sover
eign Lodge thereby declining to legislate
further In that direction than at the preced
ing session, when the matter was remitted
to the discretion of juris
In tbe matter from this jurisdiction the
following action was taken, by the adoption
of the report of the committee:
To the Sovereign Grand Lodge of the Inde
vendent Order of Odd Fellows:
The Judiciary Committee, to whom was
referred the majority and minority reports
of a committee of the Grand Lodge of
Georgia, In the case of appeal of A. C.
Heggle, and others, against the decision of <
W. J. Hudson, D. D. G. M., beg lease to re
port that the facte in the case are * 'ollovrs:
A member of Cherokee Lodge No. 5, cf
Georgia, was taker, sick Jane 28th, 1879. On
the first day of the following month the
brother was Just three months in arrears for
weekly due*. The brother resided twenty
five miles from tie location of the Lode--.
He was sick six weeks, and on the
16th of July, and while sick, was so report
ed to the Lodge, and he pidd $2 00 does.
On September 30th, the Relief Committee
reported the brother entitled to six weeks’
benefit*, whereupon the Noble Grand
directed that an order be drawn on the
Treasurer for the amount. An appeal from
the action of the Noble Grand was taken to
the Lodge, and the decision of the Chair
was sustained, the vote being five tn the
affirmative, four In the negative, and three
not voting. From this decision of the
Lodge tn appeal was taken to W. J. Hadron,
D D. G. M., who sustained the appeal.
From the decision of D. D. Grand Master
Hadron an appeal was taken to the Grand
Master, who sustained tbe decision of tbe
D. D. Grand Master. An appeal was then
taken from the decision of the Grand
Master to tbe Grand Lodge, and
said appeal was referred to the
Committee on Grievance and Appeals,
who submitted a nwjority ard minority re
port upon the subject. The majority of the
committee reported the following resolu
tion: ''Rt*J.ved, That the decision of the M.
W. Grand Master be not sustained ” Tbe
minority of tbe committee reported the fol
lowing reaoln'ion: "Rctdli'ed. That the de
cision of the M W. Grand Master affirming
the derision of W. J. Hudson, D. D. G. M. t
be sustained.” After debate on the matter,
the report of the majori’y was adopted. It
will be noticed from the foregoing state
ment of facte, that the brother was benefi
cial when he was taken sick, but became
three months in arrears for dues before tbe
expiration of one w<>ek from tbat time. The
Grand Lodge of Georgia, in passing upon
the cate, decided that a brother who Is ben
eficial when taken sick Is entitled to bene
fit* during such sickness, and that decision
is consistent with section 182, White’s Di
gest. Therefore the action of the Grand
Lodge should be sustained.
We therefore submit the following resolu
Budlvtd, That the action of the Grand
Lodge of Georgia upon the foregoing sub
ject was legal, and Is hereby sustained.
Several Grand Jurisdictions having taken
action favoring the conducting of Lodge
work in the Third, or Scarlet Degree, in
stead of the Initiatory, tbe matter will come
before tbe Sovereign Lodge at next sesalon,
and as tbe question is one of vital im
portance to the order, If the Grand Lodge
of Georgia bas a preference in regard to it,
we would suggest an expression of it by
appropriate action for the guidance of your
At quarter past eight o’clock last
night the Grand Lodge assembled at the
hall, to close up the business of the session
and discuss various matters and pas* tbe
usual resolutions of thanks, etc.
The members of the subordinate Lodges
of tbe cl'.v bad meanwhile assembled in
Pythian Hall, on tbe same floor, which bad
been kindly placed at tbelr disposal, and
when the announcement wa* received at
half past nine that the Grand Lodge
had finished it* business, and
were about to close, a procession was
formed to escort them to the Masonic Tem
ple, where a grand
In their honor had been provided, under
the direction of Mr. John Bresnan, the In
defatigable manager of the Marshall House.
As tbe brethren filed out of the hall the
colacnn was formed on Broughton street
two abreast, and at once proceeded up Bull
to Liberty to the Masonic Temple. On
reaching the entrance to the Temple
the proceision was halted, and tbe
order given to open ranks and face about.
Tbe officers and members of the Grand
Lodge then passed through, the brethren
uncovering, and, entering the Temple,
marched boldly Into the main hall, where
five tables, stretched the entire
length of the floor, loaded
down with substantiate, and very hand
somely decorated, greeted tbelr vislou.
When the vaat company, numbering over
three hundred and fifty, were arranged
around the tables, the Grand Master
called attention, and able-sing
was Invoked by the Grand Chaplain. Tbe
brethren were then Invited, without fur
ther ceremony, to be seated, and to enter
upon tbe Important work of testing the
merits of the bountiful fea*t.
Man ager Bresnan was present and bad bis
entire corps of excellent and well trained
waiters from the Marshall House on the
floor, and superintended arrangements to
tbe entire satisfaction of all, the commit
tees being relieved of all duty except
general supervision. It Is no easy task to
attend to nearly four hundred people, but
so well planned were the arrangements that
there was no delay, and everybody was
promptly served. The banquet was a credit
to tbe host*, and attested tbe skill of Mr.
Bresnan in getting up a mammoth feast at
a ssar-on when the m*rVet 1* barren of many
luxuries and delicacies.
Tne reunion was in brief a very delight
ful success, there being no set speeches,
and an utter absence of formality. It
was truly a fraternal gathering, and we
have no doubt those In whose honor
It was given will long remember tbe occa
sion with pleasure. There was abundance
of ice-cold lemonade and delicious coffee,
and the banquet was closed with a
pleasant smoke. There were calls
upon certain brethren for speeches,
but the inclination did not seem to
run In tbe way of response, and
there wa* no airing of eloquence and ora
tory, which to many was an agreeable omis
sion, as social converse suited them better.
About midDight the banquet hall was de
serted and the visitors returned to their
This afternoon the Grand Lodge aod
visiting brethren will be given an excur
sion to Tybee, for which the steamers H. B.
Plant and David Cla;k are chartered, and
two bands of music have been engaged.
The admirable manner in which the com
mittee acquitted themselves last night jus
tifies the. assertion that this excursion will
be a gratifying success.
Navaunablana at tbe Spring*.
New Holland Springs, August 9.
Editor Momiug Near. A rainy day is as bad
for the summer boarding business as it is
for haying, and the farmers and hotel keep
ers have been in the same frame of mind
for a week or more. A clear morning has
been followed by rain before night until to
day, and now, at last, we are confident that
once more we are to have bright skies and
steady sunshine.
There has been the largest travel to points
on the Air Line this summer than ever was
known before, and this has made every one
more hopeful. Notwithstanding the
fact of nearly all tbe resorts being
crowded, there has been a very large
number visiting White Sulphur, New Hol
land and Gainesville, Wbite Sulphur bav
ing turned away a great many on account
of having no accommodation, as they are
full to overflowing. They are sleeping, a
dozen or more, in a church near by. They
certainly ought to be good guests. Among
the Savannahians at White Bulphur are:
Dr. W. 8. Lawton and family, Thomas F.
Stubbs, J. 8. Woods, Jr., Samuel A. Woods,
Marlon Erwin, T. N. Theus and wife, Mr.
Rigers. At New Holland are; Henry L.
Davis, and your humble servant and family.
At Gainesville I find Miss Alice Bour
quln, Miss Florenesßourquin, Mrs. William
Bwoll and family, Miss Bailie aud Willie
Swoll, T. F. Thomson and family, Paul
Decker, J. F. Neill, Miss Florence Neill,
Mrs. John Nelli, A. B. Solomons, C. D.
Rogers and family, Mrs. Wm. Dixon and
lamlly, Mrs. Preston Dixon, Misses Aggie
*id Irene Dixon, Mrs. Dr. B. F. Ulmer and
ftmilv, and several others.
Quite a happy event occurred this morn
irg at 9 o’clock, at Gainesville. It was the
nmrrlage of Mr. Wm. Nelli, of Savannah,
tc Miss Mattie, youngest daughter of Mr.
aid Mrs. John Trammell, of the Piedmont
Hotel. The ceremony was performed by
hev. Marshall H. Lane in the presence of
George W. Jones and wife, Mrs. Howard,
Mrs. Neill and a brother of the bridegroom
and a number of tbe guests of the hotel.
7he happy pair left on the ten o’clock train
tia the Air Line and Central Railroad for
Savannah, whence they go by the steamer
City of Savannah for New York, and from
thence to Saratoga and the Eastern cities.
Mr. Neill Is a very prominent and worthy
young gentleman of Savaunab, and Miss
Mattie Trammell one of the most beautiful
and pleasant young ladles of Upper Geor
Crops all around this section, as far as I
have been, are looking very promising.
Lancashire Lass.
U Kntlll’a To-Day, 47 801 l Street.
Savannah Morning News, With Cupid’s
tyre, No. 1,038 Seaside Library, The Violin
ftiyer, No. 1,048 Seaside Library, His First
Live, No. 1,019 Seaside Library, Leslie
Bibbles and Butterflies, New York Ledger,
Niar York Weekly, Saturday Night, Saiur
d* Journal, Fireside Companion, Family
Stky Paper, Chimney Corner, New York
Day Herald, World, Times, Sun, Tribune,
Grkihlc, Baltimore Sun, Philadelphia Times
an* Boston Herald.
Heavy Stale* of Loan*.
A the regular meeting of the Savannah
Muhai Loan Association, last night, there
werte&les of $15,000, at tbe following fig
ures being the largest sales reported at
any imliar meeting tn many years: SI,OOO at
65 ; |I,OOO at ! $3,000 at 5C ; SI,OOO at
56)f 7 $3,000 at sti><; $4,000 at 57; $3,000
at 57j,
Beef Shooting;
At Drf ton & Thomas’ pen, on White Bluff
road, Ala day, Utfe, from 2 p. m. to 6 p. m.,
doublebarrel shot guns to be uaed.— Adv.
He Rlaea to Explain—Col. Wni. n.
Hadley - The St. Jolts Gnlld-
Jaaper*’ Picnic.
Aajruat 10. —lhar Xm*: I bave Joat learned
that my hastily written letter of last Sunday
care effense to some of the Tybee Islanders.
Sow nothin* was further from my inten
tion. Mr. Monnerlyn, the clever Superin
tendent of the Tybee Railway, is doing the
best that can be done—in fact, the road is
better managed than it ever has been. The
cars are in good order and are run regularly.
] I only said the road did not make ex
i pen sea last month, or something to that
] effect. This information I got from a good
j source I thought it reliable, and I think
jso si ill. The agent of the Plant,
' 1 am informed, also thinks I
j rtfleeted on bis “persistency.” in
| saying that a “persistent effort might have
I secured excursion rates over the Central.”
It appears, however, that Col.,\JTadley re
j fused positively to grant any concession, as
I he wanted to show Milt. Smith, Sam. Barnett
; and Wallace Campbell, the “Boss” railroad
| superintendents of the Empire State, that
if they made rates for his road the people
i would get the full benefit of them. Hence
tnis machine, known as the Railroad Com
mission, Intended originally to satisfy the
low tariff men of the town of Ameri
cas, affected the excursion business to
Tybee. And it is further alleged
that last vear the Tybee hostelries
could not accommodate the immense crowd
that rushed to the surf beaten shore, and
many went back dissatisfied. This allega
tion may have been true in 1880, but you
can take my word for it that a very large
excursion of “Inlanders" can now be accom
modated by the “Islanders."
This reminds me (that Is the subject, the
Central Railroad, reminds me; that I saw a
paragraph In the Nkws the other day copied
from one of the one hundred and forty nine
weeklies from which you quote, which is
unusually inaccurate even for a Georgia
paragraphs. This item stated that
Colonel Wadley was bora In Scot
land. This Is not so. He
is a New Englander, and his first job in
Georgia was that of doing the blacksmlth
ing work at Fort Pulaski, back In the ’3o’s.
It is stated that the engineer In charge was
astonished one morning when he visited the
work to find that the voung mechanic had
pulled down the little smitbey, and was
putting up one suitable to the work iu band.
Col. Wadley, whfle employed at the Fort,
married Miss Everingham, the minister
coming down from Savannah in a row boat
to perform the ceremony. The bride of
nearly fifty years isastately matron of to-day,
beloved by all who know her. The railroad
magnate is not a Scotchman, but the mis
take of the paragrapher was a natural one.
Colonel Wadley is as honest and self willed
as any native of “the land of cakes."
I'esterday “Bt. John’s Guild,” an asso
ciation of young gentlemen, who play bil
liards (pioush; and Indulge In other inno
cent amusements, had an excursion. It was
a nice affair and eDjoyed by everybody.
The society, while ostensibly attached
to Bt. John’s Episcopal Church, ad
mits young men of any Christian
denomination to membership. The
religious toleration of this age and country
was exemplified by the presence of people
of other religious creeds in the excursion.
To day the gallant Jasper Greens came
down, not a very large crowd, but a pleas
ant party, and, while I write, they are en
joying themselves.
The moequlto crop is coming in.
Billt Boxes.
This Favorite Family Hotel, Under
Ita New .nan age meat. Is Recom
mended for the Excellence of its
Calstne, lloraeilKe famfortu,
Prompt Attention and noderate
Rates. Harnett A George, Pro
Rev LC Burch. Buck Creek, Ga; A Martin,
T H Colcock. South Carolina; B F Millard,
Gainesville. Fla; George HuUt, Brooklyn: W
W Kicks, Macon; G M Cooper, Ogeechee:
Lumpkin Wiggins. South Carolina; W R Dris
kill, Burke co; J M Stiger, Ulenmore. Ga; J W
Farmer, Hinesville; Y E Morel, Halcyondale;
H T Mathews, Sylvania; L W Moore. South
Carolina: Charles E Dieterich, Columbus, O:
Ed war 1 Sisson, wife and child. Baltimore; M J
Barker, Wheeling, West Va.
Why Will the People Talk
About its? Our name Is on everyone’s i
tongue, not only In this city but in every
city in the State. But their talk does us
good, for we never misrepresent our goods.
We advertise onlv what we have, and tell
the truth. For Instance, look at the figures
below, and call and see us, then you will be
convinced: All wool casslmere pants, $2 75
that other stores ask $4; genuine Middlesex
flannel suite, sl2; all linen bosom shirts, 75
cents, worth $1 25; men’s and boys’ straw
hats less than cost. Remember the place,
Famous New York Clothing House, 140
Congress street.— Adv.
At Coat.
Preparatory to my change in location,
from this date my entire stock will be
offered at and below New York cost. The
stock embraces the handsomest goods in
the city in my line. Special attention is di
rected to the assortment of Black Goods,
Silks, plain and brocaded, at special bar
gain, Hosiery. Gloves, Corsets, Ladies’ and
Gent6’ Neck Wear. This Is the last week
for my Kid Gloves. Ladies, call and get a
supply. H. C. Houston, 141 Congress
street. — Adv.
Important to itlotbera.
Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup is the
only thing that mothers can rely upon for
their children. It corrects acidity of the
stomach, cures wind colic, regulates the
bowels, and gives rest, health and comfort
to mother and child. During the process
of teething its value Is Incalculable. It soft
ens the gums, reduces Inflammation, and
allays all pain, thereby giving rest to the
child and comfort to the mother. Twenty
five cents a bottle.
Klefler’a Peruvian Cure
Has no equal in this country. Even the
doctors say it will cure Chills, Fever, Dumb
Ague, Night Sweats, and all that train of
diseases caused by malaria and miasmatic
poison. It is guaranteed to cure any case,
and is for sale by all druggists and country
dealers at 25c. per bottle.
Country merchants send your orders to
your wholesale druggist, or Edward J.
Kleffer, Savannah, Ga.— Adv.
Take Care, Young man.
Save your money. Don’t stop to think
how, but just go to the Famous New York
Clothing House and buy your Clothing,
Hats, Ac. Look at the prices below and
give us a call : 4-ply Linen Collars, 15c.,
worth 25c; Linen Cuffs,4 ply,2sc,worth4oc.;
also a full line of Gents' Socks, Underwear,
Ties, Ac. 140 Cong Tess street. — Adv.
Mothers regret, when too late, the death
of their Infants, caused in many instances
by improper food- There need be no hesi
tation in using Me Bin’s Food, as long trial
has proved it the very best article for
children deprived of the natural fount. It
is endorsed by eminent physicians, and may
be bad of most drupgUts and ameers Price
75 cents. T. Metcalf & Cos., Boston, Mass.—
Tile Pride ol tbe Soutb, now In full
blast, not only preserves Its well
earned reputation, bat Is constant*
ly adding to It, as mar be seen by tbe
numbers who dally register.
Boy tbe King ol Shirts,
"The best and cheapest In the world.”
E. Heidt, Sole Agent for the Manufacturer.
E. Heldr,
Is closing out Summer Clothing and Hats
cheaper than he has ever done before. — Adv.
Furniture and Carpets.
Great reduction In prices at Allen A
Lindsay’s.— Adv.
Bargains! Bargains!
We are selling out our stock at greatly
reduced prices, to make room for fall stock.
Allen A Lindsay.— Adv.
White and Brown Duck Helmets,
in variety, at LaFar’s. —Adv.
White Vests, White Vests,
At LaFar’s.— Adv.
In Summer Clothing and Hats to be bad at
E. Heidt’s.— Adv.
W bite Dress Shirts and Collars
And Fancy Cuffs, at Lafar’s.— Adv.
Light Jeans Drawers,
For summer wear, at LaFar’s.— Adv.
Clothing to Order, by Deylln A Cos.
Measures and samples at LaFar’s. — Adv.
Now Is tbe Time
To buy Dining Room Furniture, and every
thing else in the Furniture line, at a great
sacrifice. Allen A Lindsay.— Adv.
Bathing Hats, Bathing Shoes,
All sizes, at LaFar’s.— Ad®.
Regular Meeting—Liquor Licenses
Granted and Arroanit Passed.
Board of County Commissioners met In
regular monthly session vesterdsy. Present
—Commissioners R. I). Walker, M. H. Meyer
and C. C. Casey.
Minutes of the preceding meeting were
read and approved.
Applications to retail liquor were received
from the following named parties, and
licenses were granted:
Mrs. G. A. Hogan, sixteen miles on Ogee
chee road.
John Grimm, Skidawav Shell road.
Charles Seller, Concordia Park.
J. F. Monroe, Sixteen mile Lock, Ogee
chee canal.
John MeYer, Lovers’ lane.
Robinson A Barnard, fourteen miles on
Ogeechee road.
W. J. Roberts, three miles on Ogeechee
J. W. Tuttle, three miles on Augusta
Austin Jones, Constable of the Sixth dis
trict, not having given the proper bond, this
office was declared vacant, and the Clerk
ordered to notify W, R. Pritchard, Jr.,
Magistrate of said dis’rict.
Simon Hesser, the convicL guard, made
application for June pay, forty five dollars,
which was grao’ed.
Application of Flora Johnson for relief
was received, and her name was ordered to
be placed on the list of Rv. Aex. Harris.
Two old colored women, Incapable of
work, who applied to be placed on the bene
ficiary list, were ordered to be sent to the
Georgia Infirmary.
The monthly report of the quartermaster,
medical aud commissary departments of the
convict camp were received as information.
The following resolution was passed:
Itetoived, That the Clerk be authorized to
draw his warrant on the County Treasurer
for five hundred dollars for the beneficiaries
of the county.
The following accounts were audited aud
passed to payment.
Pav roll convict guard $ 268 00
McEUinn & McFaU 35 50
Oestringer A McMahon 2 to
I'r. W. G. Bulloch 58 00
Saussy A Harmon 125 70
John Lyons 16 00
Solomons A Cos 15 85
Palmer Bros ... -. SO 50
Needle Woman's Society 61 io
A. J. Franklin, Deputy Sheriff 7 00
James R. Mendel, Constable 10 00
Luke Carson 3 00
S Gardner 44 SO
Bmith A Kelly 20 00
James Sullivan ". 3 00
Wm. D. Dixon 58 50
Knickerbocker Ice Company 10 00
John T. Honan, Sheriff. 38 00
Officers in attendance on Superior Ct 48 03
Thomas Smith, Bailiff 7 58
Ordinary Chatham county 40 CO
Wm. H. Bulloch 75 00
Morning News 20 60
Savanmh Gas Company 3 50
James L. Smith 1 50
B. F. Sheftall, Coroner 130 CO
City Dispensary 28 20
Total si,29i 40
Oa motion the board then adjourned.
The Beat of All Hair Dressings.
It allays irritation, removes all tendency to
dandruff, and invigorates the action of the
capillaries in the highest degree, thu j pro
mating a vigorous and tiealthy growth of hair.
Its effect upon the glossiness and richness
of the hair Is such as cannot be turpaMtd.
Burnett’s Flavoring Extracts are the best.
Country Merchants
Will find “Job lots" Winter Clothing at
E. Heidt’s, 139 Congress street. — Adv.
Nainsook Underveata
And fine Gauze, at LaFar’s.— Adv.
LaFar has Reduced Straw Hats.
23 Bull street.— Adv.
The Best to Be Had.
The best Bedroom Sets, Parlor Sets, Book
Cases, Sideboards, etc , In the city, all at
Allen A Lindsay’s. — Adv.
NEILL—TRAMMELL.—Married, at the resi
dence of the bride's father. Gainesville, Ga.,
on the morning of the Bth mat., by the Rev. T.
P. Cleveland, Marne V., youngest daughter of
J. G. Trammell, Esq , to William Null, of
Savannah. Ga. No cards.
Catholic Knights of America.
Regular meeting of Branch No. 38, C. K. of
A., will be held THIS (Thursday) EVENING at
8 o’clock.
Members will come prepared to pay the “per
capita tax,’’ now due.
Assessment No. 53 due September 11th, 1881.
By order of THE PRESIDENT.
Wm. Cantwell, Rec Sec'y.
$ penal Notices.
Notice to the Public.
Attention is called to Ordinances relating to
depositing of garbage, or trash of any kind,
within one mile of the limits of the city.
Any violation of these ordinances will be
prosecuted to the extent of the law.
j. t. McFarland,
Health Officer.
The “Evergreen Cemetery Company” have
for sale a number of burial lots in Bonaven
ture, which they offer at reasonable prices.
For further information apply to
Secretary and Treasurer,
Bay street.
COMPOUND and PILLS, Lyon’s Periodical
Drops, Allen's Medicated Boujies, Tropic
Fruit Laxative, Iron Bitters, Ditm&n’s Sea
Salt, at
G. M. Heidt & Co.’s Drugstore
A SURE cure for PRICKLY HEAT and other
eruptions of the skin. Nicely perfumed
and one of the finest face as well as nursery
powders. Get a package of
G. M. HEIDT & CO.,Druggists.
TITYETH’S Elixir Calisaya, Iron and Strych-
T t nia, Hegeman’s Elixir Calls ly a and Iron,
Hubbel’s Elixir Calisaya and Iron, Wheeler’s
Compound Elixir of Phosphates and Calisaya,
Caswell's Beef, Wine and Iron, Wyeth's Beef,
Wine and Iron, and other Tonics, at
Cor. Bull and Perry street lane.
60 cents half gallon bottle. KEROSENE OIL 15
cents a gallon. FLORIDA WATER, genuine
L. & K., 60 cents a bottle. SEIDLITZ POW
DERS, full weight. 40cents a box. ST. CATHE
RISE'S WATER 50 cents a bottle. AMERICAN
CASTILF. SOAP 5 cents a cake. BROWN’S
FRENCH DUE-SING, best, 10 cents a bottle
SOAP 25 cents half pound bar. Don’t believe
our Blue Mottled Soap different from that gold
by other druggists. It is all the same and
made by same firm.
Johnson cb 00.,
Comer Broughton and Habersham sts.
v k.\AA4 A Deprived of Mother's
Milk should have
I BABY f food.
'i A Must Perfect Substitute
/ , y most Easily Digested,
Most Nutritious
The world has ever
known. Equally beneficial for INVALIDS or
persons in Delicate Health.
Physicians recommend it. Druggists and
Grocers sell it. Descriptive Pamphlet free.
T. METCALF & CO., Boston, Mass.
For sale bv LIPPMAN BROS., Savannah.
Office of the Commissioner of I
The Freedman’s Savings and Trust Cos., V
Washington, D. C., July 86, 1881. }
XTOTICE is hereby given to all depositors and
i.l other creditors of THE FREEDMAN’S
not applied for the dividends heretofore de
clared, that all claims against said Company
must be presented at, or forwarded to, this
office on or before AUGUST 81, 1881, or they
will be barred, and the amounts distributed
among the other creditors of the Company, as
provided in the Act of February 81, 1881.
Depositors who have not already received
dividends should immediately forward their
books by mail or express, or through some re
sponsible bank or banker, accompanied with
their address.
Depositors who have received the three di
vidends already declared should NoT forward
their books until a further dividend is declared,
of which due notice will be given.
St. Patrick’s Church
'"PICKETS, including street care, 25c. and Me.,
I can be had from Rev. Thomas O'Hara,
E Koran, A. McCormick, D. O’Connor. E H.
Smith. P. Buttimer. M. 8 Walsh'. M J. Dormer.
John T. Ronan. from the collectors of both
parishes, at E. M. Connor’s book store, and
from the street car conductors. Music has
been engaged. Re'reshments can be obtained
on the grounds. Dinner only 2Sc.
9:15 a.m. 10:20 a.m. 11:08 a.m.
10:* A. M 12:10 r. K. 12:50 r. M 1:2) p m.
12:10 p. M. 1:55 p. M. 2:40 p. M
8:00 p. M. 3:2) P. M. 4:05 p M.
3:25 p. M. 5:05 p. U 5:40 p. M. 6:10 p. M
5:25 P. M 6:30 p. m 7:15 p. M.
6:25 p. M. 7:35 P. M. 8:15 p. M.
7:30 P. M.
Passengers for Jsle of Hope take the 10:25 a.
M , 3:25 or 7:30 p. m. trains
EDW, J. THOMAS. Sup t.
Mr. Frank M. Readick
IS our gpeciai representative for the city of
Savannah, ana will call upon the merchants
and business men for their announcements to
be inserted in the WEEKLY CONSTITUTION,
of Monticello. Fla., and also for small cards to
appear in our Business Directory of the city of
The CONSTITUTION has a large circulation
in Middle Florida and South Georgia—a section
of country tributary to Savannah —and oar
merchants and citizens purchase nearly ail
their supplies and spend thousands of dollars
ancualiy in said city, and therefore the sug
gestion that an advertisement it iu columns
"will pay’’ is unnecessary.
We solicit your patronage, and all contracts
made for space with Mr. Beaiick will be
carried out. F. R FILDES,
Editor and Proprietor Constitution,
Moetjcello, Fla.
Put up by BOSS, of Belfast. Ireland. The beat
imported, at
91 30 Fer Dozen
For sale by
A. M, & C. W. WEST.
£riM, gtr.
Reedy’s Monogram Whisky
Is the King Bee Whisky. Try it.
Fine Wines and Lienors,
In Glass and Wood.
0000 O O O
Potatoes, Catlaps,
50 crates ONIONS.
100 boxes I.KMONS, etc.
For sale by
P. H. WARD & CO.,
£)ru ©oods.
Never think of the past, but take good care of
the future. If you wish the dollar
to go a long way go to
YOU can buy a CHILD’S DRESS for 15c,
A handsome Tucked with Hamburg 75c.
WHITE LAWN BASQUE well made, 50c.
Trimmed TDc. Hamburg Ruffled sl.
A good CORBET for 25c., Sftc., 50c., 75c., sl,
worth double the amount.
500 dozen Gents’, Ladies’, Misses’ HOSE at a
reduced price.
We cannot enumerate prices, but invite the
public to use their good judgment and inspect
our new stock, which is complete in all its de
Do not forget our large stock of Ladies’ and
Children’s UNDERWEAR, the cheapest in the
lo itnt
For the months of AUGUST and SEPTEMBER,
the whole or a part of
Hoise i. 1 Gordon Block,
Apply to
Trade Issue.
will get into a handsome new dress, and on
that occasion we will publish our ANNUAL
TRADE ISSUE. The edition will include 3,000
extra copies, which will be distributed over tbe
counties of Spalding, Henry, Butts, Pike and
Meriwether. The Trade Issue will be an ex
cellent medium for the fall announcements
and advertisements of business men. The fol
lowing rates are offered:
1 inch s‘l 00
W column 4 00
column 8 00
X column 12 00
Address C. A. NILES,
JMfrtifii jkus ittittrr
furniture at auction 5555
THUP.DaT August 38, at *1 p
Ihekervm's B’p-£ %
Wewfflaeaalith* FURNITURE „
BSS.Si.S7E. 22S£
and -TOOLS. WATER FILLER If* rS 8 ? 1 *!
TOONS, clock. COAL seem mil
der. OFFICE BTO3 E tad Plfr ]
PIGEON HOLY'S and DHvWrpl VllV’*.
Pianos and ©rgajJ ~
PIANOS & ossa
_ J
Cash Rates A 3 Months' Credit
A Little Cash Dova and Balance
When Cotton Counilu,
DURING the months of August and Septem
ber we will sell Pianos and rgans, >-ltb
New or Second-Hand, to responsible part**, at
Lowest Cash Prices, payable—
And the balance in TERFE MONTHS, WITH
OUT INTEREST. This offer expire* Octobe
-Ist. Bay .bow am bay as cheap as you cun
next fall with Cash in your hand.
r rtrt PIANOS and ORGANS on hand and
contracted for that m „st be eLsed
out before October Ist.
Nothing gained by waiting till fall Instru
ments will be higher then. Aroth-r be mij
prices is close at hand. Buy now and save
money. Send for Catalogues.
THIS institution commends itself to the pub
m lie as a notably pleasant and safe home and
high class echoo for gi-Is atd yourg women
it has during tne past few years been great
ly improved. Its scholastic arrangements bar
been remodeled and its -ta dards advanced It
now offers alt the advantages of sin ilar insti
tutions of the highest grade. A targe number
of instructors is employed, and painstaking in
struction is guaranteed. It offets a iibetal
English, or English and ( laa-tcal course for
graduation, and. under its new administration,
has already graduated (with diplomat four
very promising clarses.
The Domestic Arrangements of the Academy
have latterly been readapted to secure to iLs
resident pupils the iarges: measure of comfort
and convenience. Eight resident teachers are
continually in charge, and give -pectal atten
tion to the cultivation of © erect manners and
habitsingrowing grk Systematic and en
lightened t hysieal culture am care of health
are prominent features in the improvements
recently perfected.
Exceptional fa i ities are rffered for the
study of Music. The results of practical work
in its Music Department during the past few
years would warrant the Acsd-iny, in the
judgment of competent critics, in inviting com
parison with any similar ins'itution in the
South. A two to three years’ Graduating
Course (with diploma has quite recently been
Special attention is directed to the advan
tages now also obtainable in the Department
of Drawing and Painting, which has been re
organized and placed ic cha- ge of a lady of
spe< ial ability and superior training. A l,gh
standard of excellence will be maintained and
the best methods observed. A varietv of
branches of study is offered and careful tuition
is guaranteed.
The Thth year begins September 1, ISM.
Rev J. T. ZORN. Principal
Maplewood Institute
FOR young ladies and gentlemen. IS miles
H west of 1 hiladelphia, located on the
Philadelphia and Baltimore Central Railroad.
Courses of Study English, Scientiflc and Classi
cal. Students prepared for U. S. Naval and
Military Academies, and the best American
colleges. A thorough chemical department.
Reading taught by a first-class Elocutionist.
Penmanship by a Professor, master of the
beauties of the art. A home-like department
for little hoys Fourteen Instructors.
M., Principal, Concord vilie. Del. Cos., Pa.
Southern Female College,
TI T ITH a large, efficient Faculty, fine buiid-
V v ings and a complete outfit tor Literary.
Music and Art DeDartments, opens the 21st of
September. Music and Art advantages rarely
equalled. Last Catalogue numbers 101 in mu
sic. Annual expense for board, literary tui
tion and drawing. 1207. Same with music,
$267. For full particulars write for catalogue.
I. F. COX. Presideat.
■\X T ILL begin Forty-fourth Annual Session
v y September 21st. A full Faculty of ex
perienced teachers. Advanced course of study.
The best advantages in Music, Art. Literature
and Science. Careful attention to all the wants
of pupils. Prices moderate. Apply for
Catalogue to Kev. W. C. BASS. D D.. Principal.
Episcopal High School,
L. M. BLACKFORD, M. A., Principal
Lf STABLISHED 1839. Fits for college or
•U business The next session opens Sept.
28, ISBI. Catalogue sent on application to the
Principal at Alexandria. Va.
ON Norfolk and Western R. R. 15 miles vest
of Lynchburg. Youug men and bovs pre
pared for university or for basinets Beautifil
and healthful location Able corps of tea-hers;
thorough instruction. Liberal provision for the
accommodation and comfort of students. For
catalogues containing information address W.
R ABHOT. Principal. Bellevue P. Q„ Va.
T> H. MELL, D D., LLD., Chancellor. The
X . 81st session of the Departments a’ Ath
ens, viz : Franklin College, State College of
Agriculture and Law school, will open on
WEDNESDAY. sth October next. Full courses
of instruction in Literature, Science. Agricul
ture. Engineering and Law. For catalogues
and full information, apply to L H. CH.IK
BONNIER, Secretary Faculty, Athens. Ga
Tabor Academy, Clarion, Ha.
A FIRST CLASS School. Fits for college
j\ and gives a thorough English edueali 'n.
’1 he Prin :ipal will receive a few students into
his family; a home and not a boarding house.
References—Prof. F. B. Dexter. Secretary \ale
College: Hon. R. R. Bishop, Pres. Mass Senate:
N. J. Morrison, D. D.. Pres. Drury Col Send
for further information to C. P. HOWLAND,
Principal, East Smithfleld, Penn., until Sept.
Ist, afterwards, Marion, Mass.
w ESSION begins on the Ist of October, and
continues nine months. Apply for cata
logues to the Secretary of the Faculty, r.u.,
University of Virginia. Albemarle county. >a.
JAS. F. HARRISON. ( hairman of the Faculty.
BAYARD TaY’LOR Poet and Traveler, said:
*‘l take great pleasure in recommending t*>
parents the Acadenn of Mr Swi thin C - fehort
lidge.” Hon. FERNANeO WOOD. M C . said
(I860): “I cheerfully consent to the use cf my
name as reference. My boys will return t you
(for their fourth year) after
For new Illustrated Circular address bW 11HIN
C BHORTLIDUE. A M.. Harvard University
graduate, Media.Pa.l3 miles from Philadelphia.
RS SYLVAN US REED’S Boarding and
Day School for Y’oung Ladies, Nos. 6 and
8 East 53d street. New York, reopens October
3- French and German language practically
taught. The course of study in the collegiate
department requires four years and **
the demands for the higher education of wo
UICU. —’’ ‘ TT
O prepares for University. Army, -''
Business. Refer to Col. Jnm who had
nab, Mr. Cbas. Kernson, C ha • MIYOR
boys in the school this year C. , LO. MINOR
M. A. (University of Virgin a
fo r ß Y^-K lN l2die* A Uuto
V LKFEBVRE, Principal, 59
Ojrlg. MKb. • g a | t j mo re, Md The 19th
School year will' begin on THURSDAY. Sep
tember --I^mm
WE have purchased the CLUB STABLE,
and are prepared to furnish close and
nnen Carriages, Top and No-To Buggies.
Peraonal attention given to boarding horses
Connected with Njjgme

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