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DESTRUCfIOXOI’ ANJER. A SEA CAPTAIN'S STORY OK THE XERKIU!*!'. I'PHBAVAL. (•Thrilling Experience ol the Steamship Anerly—Salting In Total DatkuciH Til rough Clonila of Ah* from Kr. ks taa’a Crater~Tned on the Crest of a Tidal Wv> WlO Keel High—The In gulfing of Anjer. To-morrow there will be due in port a tenniship which has had one of the most remarkable earthquake experiences ever 4o!d. Friday's two shocks revived the Wagging interest in seismic disturbances [and started afresh stories of unusual ex periences. But one more wonderful than ny that has yet been published is con nected with the history of the steamship Anerlv. Tnree years ago tne ship was command ed by Capt. Stracban, who is now in the •bip brokerage business on the Bay. In (August, 18S3, he was at Foo Chow and IHorig Kong in Chinn after tea. When the cargo was aboard he steamed down to iHingapore. Having taken on water, coal and passengers he clearedthenceon Satur day, Aug. ?5. Running down along the east coast of Sumatra he entered Banco Strait. At 10 o'clock the next morning a noise sike distant thunder was heard, and by irooo it sounded like terrific cannonading ilar of T to the southwest. The sky became overcast, and niget seemed to be settling down before midday was past. IK A SHOWER OF ASHES. Some 300 Chinese were aboard as pas lengers, and tnev were seen holding their garments in much the same position that t woman would hold her apron if she was Irving to catch it full of snow. The Chinese cook was asked what his coun trymen were doing, and he replied ‘'that they were catching ashes,” which, he de clared, “tlasted llkee beilee.” The ship Was in truth passing through a light Bhower of ashes. As the vessel sped on /the cannonading crew louder and the /ashes fell thicker. At sunset the air was "was hazy, and objects a short distance off could not be made out. A little later a <ler.se black cloud spread itself over the heavens, except from the zenith down almost to the horizon on the southwest. A light ship, which should nave been seen twenty miles off on a clear night, glim mered but feebly when passed half a mile under the ship's lee. At 4 o’olook In the morning Cant, stracban turned in. leaving instructions to be called at 5. Halt an hour later the (irst officer sent for him to come on deck and see a wouderlul phenomenon. THE HEAVENS ON FIRE. As he stepped out of his cabin he saw Slash after flash shoot across the heavens, land with hardly an interval. They showed every color of the prism and dissolved from one hue to another with impercepti ble rapidity. Meanwhile the reports, how louder than any cannonading ever heard, seemed almost continuous. Now and then there would be a moment when the explosions would die away tor a mo ment, only to burst forth again in a tre mendous peal, which would be succeeded by others so rapidly that it sounded like the roll of Titanic thunder. The country was a volcaDicone. and the cause of the explosions and the flashes of light were attributed to a volcanic eruption. When Bay should have broke not a ray was to be seen, Still the ship was kept’ on her course through a heavy shower ot ashes. A strong breeze was blowing from the Boutbwest. and at every atmospheric w ave the barometers fluctuated aa inch Bod a ball. IN TOTAL DARKNESS. One man could not tell who was stand ing alongside of him except by his voice. Filially, when out in the Java sea and Within an hour or two’s run of Anjer, the sulphurous smell became so oppressive kbd the hot ashes ana cinders tell so thickly that the Captain decided to turn and run back. This he did and anchored within hailing distance of the North M atcher, the northernmost of the Thou sand fslands, in eleven fathoms of water, lie Was then some sixty miles from Krak atoa, the volcano which was in a state of eruption. While lying at anchor there about 1 o’clock Monday afternoon there suddenly came a heavy swell from the southwest, sinking the ship on her iorequarter and knocking her halt around. It seemed as if every timber would be torn loose. Bhe quivered from bow to stern and creaked in every Joint. The shook could scarcely Lave been harder had she struck a bank with a lull bead of steam on. She strained St her anchor until it seemed ready to |iart. The orew was ordered to pay out more cable, but it took a run on them ami Bpuu out to the last foot. TOSSED BY THE WAVES. Wave followed wave and threatened to batter the vessel to pieces. In a short time the heavy seas subsided, and the ship swung around aud around by her cable. There had been an immense tidal wave, and when it passed the sea seemed all In a swirl. By 4 o’ciook the darkness bad partly cleared, the terrific explosions had oeased and the ashes no longer fell. The next morning, Tuesday, the Anerly steamed over toward Anjer. "As the main land was approached hardly a familiar object was to be seen. Where once there had been a low coast nothing was visible except the sea and tree tops protruding above the water. The ocean was covered with floating pumice, debris and dead bodies. Anjer itself was completely gone. Not a steeple, telegraph pole, or even the Dig tree w hich w as known in nil that part r the wor.d was to be seen. The whole country had been swept bare by the tre mendous flood, and not a soul was spared bo tell the tale. THE MOUNTAIN HALF SUNK. Krakatoa, which rose up 2,800 teet out of the sea, bad split open, and one-half bad toppled over and disappeared. The pumice covered the sea ten feet deep, and ibe ship’s speed was cut down from twelve knots to five an hour. Two or three Islands had disappeared, and twenty-seven had raised their beads. Not it living person was to be found. One jhundred thousand souls were buried be neath volcanic debris or swept off the face of the laud by the volcanic wave. A steep wooded cliff. 300 leet high, showed that the water had raised two-thirds of its height. At the least calculation the gave was 200 feet high. The cataclysm was the most stupendous du record. Four thousand natives, who were working in a quarry on an island near Anjer, wore swallowed up lu an in itant- AN ISLAND SPRANG UP. The floor of the ocean over a wide area lo Ihe southeast of .Sumatra was raised into a plain above the waters, and the effects of the general upheaval were felt us far as the American coast of the l*u clflc, 0,000 miles away. Thirty-six hun dred miles away the wave was distinctly seen and felt. When the Anerly Anally passed out of the sea ol pumice, alter three days’ sail ing, her bottom was found to be as bright ts polished steel. The lirst explosions wore heard on board the steamer wheu she was 290 miles northeast of Krakatoa. hvrJ Him Lift*. Mr. D, 1. \Vilooxson, of Ilorso Cave, Kv,, says be was, for muny years, badly afflicted with I’hlhisic, also Diabetes; the pains were almost unendurable and would sometimes almost throw him into convul sions. lie tiled Electric Bitters and got relief from first bottle, and after taking six bottles, was entirely cured, and had gained m flesh elgbrneu pounds, hays he positively believes be would have and ed, bad it not be* n lor the relief attorded by Electric Hitlers. Kohl at 60 ceuls aiidfl a bottle, by l.ippman Bios. XiIROBGU THE CITY. j Items Gathered Here and There by i lie News Report ers. No patiente were received at St. Jo- I seph’s Infirmary yesterday, and only two at the Savannah Hospital. Yesterday was the quietest Saturday in months in police circles. Not a single arrest was made during the day or last uigbt. The United States revenue cutter Craw ford. having been North undergoing re pairs, is now on her way to her station at Ivey West. The Savannah Telephone Exchange is adding new eubscribersneorly everyday. No. 2d, A. it. Salas & Cos., shipping agents, was added yesterday. The sidewalk in front of the Odd Fol lows’ new hall will be paved with a com position pavement. DeKalb Lodge will hold the first meeting in the hall Nov. 1, and will initiate anew member the same uigbt. Mr. Charles Westcott shot a well grown cub twenty miles up the river yesterday morning, it was brought to the city aud sold to a restaurant proprietor, and last night bruin’s skm and steaks were on exhibition in the front window of the restaurant. An unlucky sparrow, whether with sui cidal intent or Dot is unknown, got its little head slipped through a noose in a string hanging from the eaves of Palmer Bros.’ store yesterday altcrnoon. The flutteriugs of the bird attracted other birds and also a crowd. Health Officer McFarland’s report for the past week shows that there were 25 deaths from natural causes in the city, !i whites and l(i colored, exclusive of 1 death by accident. There were 10 deaths of children under 6 years of age, and 4 deaths ol people over 70 years. THE CADETS’ BAZAR. Preparations for Its Opening the First Week in December. The Savannah Cadets are meeting with highly satisfactory encouragement in their preparations for the company bazar. The bazar will open in the Guards’ Arse nal Dec. 0, and will continue for a week. A great tuanv ladies have assured the Cadets of tneir assistance, and the pros peot lor the bazar’s success is very gratifying. Scores of fancy articles are well under way, and will shortly be ready to be displayed on the tables. The purpose for which the bazar is to be held is to raise money with which to pay off the debt of the corps and to complete its necessary equipment, in a day or two the committee will start to work to solicit subscriptions, and they appeal to a generous public lor money or merchandise. The committee is composed of Lieut. It. S. Mel!, R. J’. Lovell. F. \V. Dasher. J. T. West, 11-I *. Appel, E. VV. Culihedge, E. S. Derby, Geo. C. Goebel, J. D. Miller, 11. J. Sutcliffe, W. J. Thompson, A. It. Collujh, \V. F. Seller If, John s livvatz, H. M. Beley, O. butler, K. r.. Cobb, U. Lel’age. J. J. McDonough, 11. li. Richardson, H. I’. Smart, W B. Stillwell, Thos. K. Thompson, X). ( . bacon, A. Fernan dez. VV. 11. Mell, Peter Reilly. E. H. Nichols, M. I). SCENE AT A FUNKKAIi. A Coffin Swayed by the Earthquake During the Burial Service. An extraordinary incident occurred during the burial service Charles ton quarantine station on Friday of Capt. S. de Echevarria, of the steamer Pedro, who died there on Thursday. While the burial service was being read, and just as the priest had given utterance to the words “and the earth shall open and give up its deud,” the deep rumbling roll of the earthquake was heard approaching, the house began to rock, and even the dead Captain iu his coffin seemed to respond to nature’s throe, as the coffin gently swayed as though lu response to the mighty voice. The laces of the surrounding offi cers, friends and crew portrayed, if pos sible, more solemnity, as though each was looking lor the last great summons to come. I'ho scene was one that will never be forgotten by those who wit nessed it. KNOCKED INTO THE RIVER. A Negro Lad Thrown From a Stag ing aud is Drowned. William Cutbbert, a colored boy aged 111 years, was drowned at the Tyler Cot ton Press early yesterday afternoon, ile was working a stage temporarily in place of another in loading the British steam ship ilugheuden. About the seuoud bale of cotton that went up the stage struck him and knocked hint off, jamming him against the side of the ship. He toil between the vessel and the dock and that was the last seen ot him. Every effort was made to rescue him by those on the wharf aud on the steamer, but it was of no avail. John Winn, the diver, made a searoh for •,ho body but failed to find it, and the river below the wuart will be dragged to-day. THE GREENS THANKED, Hcsolutions Sent. Them hy the Loui siana liillcS, The Irish Jasper Greens received last week a set of handsomely engrossed reso lutions from the Louisiana Rifles, oi New Orleans. The Rifles were the guests of the Greens duriug the Chatham’s Cen tennial. In the resolutions the Rifles thank their hosts tor the marked attention and hospitality shown, and assure the Greens that if ever they visit New Orleans, either individually or as a body, tbe Rifles will extend to them the most hospitable welcome. The resolutions are signed by Capt. C. H. Williams, and J. Wallace Johnson, Elkins Moses and James Dow ling, committee, aud W, E. Myers, sec retary. IN CATHOLIC CIRCLES. The New Pastor of St. Patrick’s— Other Chanties Rumored. Kev. Father Bazin aud Rev. Father Quinlan visited St. Patrick’s church yes terday and heard coniossions. They will conduct their first public services as priests of the parish to-day. Rev. Father O’Hara is expected to remain iu the city uutil Nov. 1. it is reported In Catholic circles that Rev. Father Keily, of Wilmington, Del., will be ordered to the Sacred Heart par ish, Atlunta, which is now in charge of Rev. Father McCarthy. Report has it that Father McCarthy will act as as sistant. Father Keily is a brother of the ex-Minister to Austria. Dentil of nu Kx-Suvannuhlan, Mr. Fred i). Gros Claude, formerly of thisoity, but recently of Nashville, Tenn., died at Colorado Springs, Col., of con sumption, on Oct. 3, where be bad gone in the hope ol recovering his health. The deceased was a sou of the late F. Gres Claude, who carried on the jewelry busi ness in this city for u number of years, and on his father’s death sucoeeded him. He soon after, however, sold out aud moved to Biidgeport, Conn., and from that city to his last place of residence. Tbe deceased was M vears ol age, aud leaves a w idow and live or six children, and an afflicted and devoted mother to mourn bis death. The remains were in terred in NastiTillc. Tbe blood must be pure, it the body would be iu perfect condition. Dr. J. 11. Mcl/eatt’s Strengthening Cordial and Blood Purifier, uiakos pure blood, aud imparts the rich bloom of health and v g >r to the whole body. SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1886. CROPS DRYING CP. Effect of the Drought on the Vege table Farms New vegetables are comtng in gradu ! ally, but there are a good many that i ought to bo on the market that have not yet put in an appearance. This is due to tbe long continued drought. The question of rain is gettlne to be a serious one with the truck tarmers, and unless it comes very shortly and in considerable quanti ties their prospect ior a tail crop will be very poor. While the ground is so dry seed will Dot come up, and young plants that are put out wili barely live and do not grow at all. A leading truck raiser said yesterday that he has been in tne business a num ber of years, but tbathe has never known the time when rain was so badly needed as it is now. “My crops are doiug noth ing at all,” he said. “1 can’t get anything up. and 1 have to constantly water ray young plants to keep them alive. Even with this care they are wilted and dried up, and look as though they would soon die. II we don’t have rain very soon out crops will be a failure sure.” This about expresses tbe condition of all the truckers. Ail are complaining about tbe dry weather, and say that their crops are doing virtually nothing for tbe want ot rain. This necessarily affectsthe market, but in spite of it purchasers for to-day succeeded In getting their baskets well filled jesterday altcrnoon. New neets, the first of the season, were in yesterday and sold readily at 10c. a bunch. Artichokes have not been in many days. They find plenty of purchas ers at iOc. a quart. Cauliflower of a stood size and line quality Is btooming plenti ful. It sells well at from lOc. to 260. a bead. Quinces are beginning to come in and sell at 15c. a quart or f*2 50 a craio. New Irish potatoes are quite popular and find ready sale at sc. and 10c. a quart. Carrots, turnips, lettuce and radishes are plentiful at sc. a bunch. Snap beans sell well at sc. a quart. Besides these the market is well supplied with Northern vegetables, and buyers had but little difficulty yesterday in getting up the material for a good dinner to-day. AN INDIAN VILLAGE. Tlie AVay Nevada Ned ami His Com panions Live. Nevada Ned’s Indian Village, the tents of which are pitched at the Centennial grounds, presents quite a novel sight and is attracting considerable attention. The village is made up of about twenty-five tents and teepees scattered about tne grounds in wbieb the villagers live. The inhabitants are quite a mixed lot, made up of Indians, cowboys, scouts and all classes of W esteru characters. Some of the tents are oozy and comfortable, are neatly lurnisbed and made attractive by pictures aud ornaments. The teepees in which the Indians live are quite an interesting feature. Each is just large enough to aocommodato one man oomtortably. The Indians insist on having a separate place to stay aud can not be persuaded to bunk together. There are eight of them, all from the Fawnee reservation in Indian Territory,and known by the names Mail-Afruid-of-Thunder, Man-of-Many-Dogs, lient-ln-the-Shin, etc. The chief features of tneir performances are the war and scalp dances by the In diana, the attacking of a settler’s cabin aud a battle between the Indians and cowboys. There Is an exhibition by Ne vada Ned aud by others of fauoy shooting. The most interesting character of ail is Nevada Ned, the Gold Kine.and the mana ger ot the show, in his satin jacket, vel veteen pantaloons and wide-brimmed sombrero, covering a mass ot long, curly hair, he presents a picturesque appear ance. The chain of gold coins around iiis neck has attracted considerable atten tion, and the question, “is it. genuine?” has been asked more than once. It i9 made up of coins of different values, from a S2O piece down, aud contains enough of them to amount to SIOO. The buttons on his jacket ore $lO gold pieces, and around tne entire rim oi his wide sombrero are $1 gold pieces, about twenty-five in all. T o all appearances of sight and touch the coins are all geuuine. Nevada Ned is a genuine Westerner, and has lived in the W est since he was a boy 3 years old. THE ACIOBS’ BENEFIT. Ijillian Lewis in “The Creole”—Xlie Week’s Attractions. Miss Lillian Lewis, and the members of the company which have been playing with her this season, produced “The Creole” at the benefit performance at the Theatre yesterday afternoon and again last night, under the auspices of the Ford Dramatic Association. Neither audience w as lurge, but the receipts were probably satisfactory. Miss Lewis’ rep resentation of “Cora’’was a very strong piece of acting, spirited and lull of fire, isho is particularly happy in the mad scene, which is one thing in a drama very tew cun act without overdoing or underdoing. Miss l.ewisdid neither and her ravings were thrilling and pitiable at the same time. Mr. Dennison,who supplied the coined v, and Mr. Clark, the “George Duhamel,” and the others of the cast were good. Some of the company will leave for New York to-morrow. The Week’s .Attractions. The attractions this week are Milton and Dolile Nobles in “The Tha-nix” and “Love and Law” on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, and “Mi chael Strogoff” on Friday and Saturday nights. The amusement public does not need an introduction to Milton Nobles or to his plays. He is one of the actois who always draws well because of his ability. In his wav, souiewhat unique, to he sure, Mr. Nobles is oue of the cleverest men upon the stage, and has turned his talents into a proovo in the direotion of fortune by method" it is certainly not necessary to condemn, bright, intelligent, shrewd, capable of delicate flights of lancy and matter ol real literary worth, he has ever kept an eye upon the practical side of his profession, and has written for profit, if not at uil times lor critical approbation. “Love and Law” must be admitted into the list oi strong, effeetiveandexclting plays. “The i’ho nix” bus been seen by almost every theatre-goer in the country, audit, is as popular now as when it was nrst pro duced. Tue sale of seals for Noble’s en gagement will begin to-morrow. At Gu.tr.iuilne Leaking. The Mexican eobooner Iberia, Capt. Bcrrteoga, arrived at quaruutiue yester day in a leaking condition. She is from a port in Mexico bound for London witli a cargo of mahogany and logwood. Sbo met with very heavy weather on Hie pas sage and is leakiug very badly and will have to discharge her cargo betore she can he repaired. IV 111 Not ()o to Atiuiitu. An effort was made to have Savannah represented in the military parade at the inauguration of Gov. Cordon next month, but it now looks as it none of the Savannah companies will attend. The time, the distance and the expense are the causes that will prevent the niombers going to Atlautuusa body and taking part in the paradu. for Ifrom litsi, Asiliiiimllc, muil Pulmon ary Complaints, "brown’* /Irtmchlal Troche* ” manifest remarkable curative powers. Sold only In boxen. Finest Teas and Coffees at Strauss bros. DRY COUNTY BEVERAGES. revenue officers keeping A SHARP LOOKOUT. Imitation Liquors >onl Under tli© Gills© of Medicine—Some yuestton* tb© Reve nue Authorities Have to Determine— The Way Manufacturers and Dealers Try to Evade the Law—Jamaica Gin ger a Substitute for Whisky. The revenue officers are keeping a close watch on the stuff that is being sold in the dry counties under the guise ol medi cine. A good deal of what is capable of being used as a beverage in place of some thing better, is put up and labeled medi cine and goes into market as such, while it is really intended as an alcoholic beverage and is designed for sale where local option laws prevail or where the sale of liquor is forbidden by statute. Some of it would not be popular in a wine room, but in tbe dry counties where there is a scarcity of the genuine stuff Jamaica ginger and kindr. and compounds have a big sale. It takes about half as much Ja maica ginger as it does whisky to make an average man drunk. SO-CALLED MEDICINE. There are about a dozen so-called medi oit.es, elixirs, bitters, tonics, and the like, composed for the most part of alcohol, or some kind of distilled spirits, that are being sold as a beverage. The revenue law imposes a special tax ou all suolt preparations. No special tax is required lor compounding or preparing, and for selling medi cines and medicinal preparations which are really suen in character, and which ounuot be used as beverages, but where they are capable of being used as a beverage, whether or notit was originally intended that they should be, the law im poses a tax. REVENUE OFFICERS AT WORK. Collector Crenshaw has instructed his deputies to look closely into the sale of these preparations, and the government authorities are determined to put a stop to it. Deputy Collector Dun wodv is in receipt daily of letters asking for information about ihe sale of one stuff or auother aud whether tbe dealer is liable to a tax. Collector Crenshaw in a recent letter, part of which appealed in the News, Instructed bis deputies tn de termining wbethei a demand must be made for the tax and penalty, either as dealers or rectifiers, to carefully investi gate each case, taking into consideration the character of the article in question, class of persons who generally purchase it, the uses to which it is applied after it is purchased, and the localities where it is sold, and in each case to ascertain the purposes for which it is used regardless of what it was sold tor. BEVERAGE OK MEDICINE. The principal question relative to the liability of those who manufacture or sell these preparations is whether they are beverages or medicines. Whether the manufacturers cau make and sell them without payment of special tax as recti fiers and liquor dealers. This must he de termitied by the character of the arti cle in question; whether it would pro duce intoxication before a sufficient quantity would be taken to produce any medicinal effect; whether tbe medicinal or vegetable ingredients used predomi nate sufficiently to give an absolute me dicinal character to the preparation, or whether the quantity of distilled spirits is so large as not to be" materially affected by tbe other mild ingredients, and that, therefore, while the preparation may it: some cases be useful as a medicine, it may also be used very well as a mere “drink.” MAY BE USED BOTH WAYS. Some preparations like laudanum or camphor in which, although the greater proportion is distilled spirits, yet the other ingredients are of such a powerful and predominating quality aa to give character to the compound and render it unsuitable lor use as a “beverage,” While some of these compounds arc total ly unfit ior use as a medicine and are very palatable as beverages, yet many ot them can be used both as a beverage and as a medicine. When used in good faith as medicine only, though it may con tain distilled spirits, dealers in it under such circumstances will not be held liable to pay the special tax; but, in case it is not oniy capable of being used as an intoxicating beverage, but when sold it is actually used as such by indi viduals, or by a large class of those who purchase it, the law, as well as justice to the regular liquor dealer who pays his iax, requires that the special tax be collected from those who make and from those who thus sell such compounds. SUBJECT TO A TAX. Persons eugaged in the manufacture of such compounds,under thenarae of medi ernes, are regarded as rectifiers, if the compounds are suitable for and are( when sold) used as alcoholic beverages. It bitters, tonics, elixirs and medicinal compounds in any locality are sold and then used as an alcoholic beverage, those who thus sell it will be liable to pay tbe special tax. The circumstance that it is used oniy as a medicine in one commu nity. will not exempt from liability to tax those dealers in it iu any other locality, where tt, Is used as an alcoholic beverage. Medicines are not taxable in any form, but to draw the lino as it should lie drawn anil fix definitely where the medicine may end and the alcoholic beverage be gin, is a difliouit matter, and oiten per plexes revenue officers, and esneeially where the preparationscotilam large pro portions of alooholio spirits. Prepara tions put up and labeled as medicine gen erally sail into market under a medicinal flag, anil many of them, it not orlginallv intended lor use as beverages aud us sub stitutes for iutoxioating liquors, are ca pable of being so used. While they may be sold ns medicines, they really aro imi tatfons or compound liquors anil are lia ble to taxation, in so far as the inanulac- i tuie and sale of them is concerned, the ; same ns rectified spirits and compound liquors. Ituokleu’s Arnica halve, The best Salvo iu the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever eores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all skin eruptions, and posi tively cures piles, or ne pnv r. qulred. It is guaranteed to give perfect sntisiactlon. or money refunded, i’rice 2o cents per box. For sale by Lippman Bros., drug, gists. Acorns amt Farmer*’ Girls and New liecordt. The above Stoves have all attained a great reputation, particularly the Acorns, the sale of which is not confined to this country but extended to Europe and even Australia and Africa. Lovell & Lattltnore, Hardware and Stove Deai< re, handle these celebrated makes in this city. Like a Thunderbolt from Clear Sky. Anew “Ad” from the popular Dry Goods House of David Weisbein appears iu this issue. His announcement is well worth a careful reading. Ho offers such bargains as must induce everybody to give him a cull. His stock this sens m is (ar superior in real choice goods than he lias carried heretofore, and yet he claims that his prices are much lower. Suen enter prise as this deserves tho popular sup port to its fullest degree, anu therefore wo believe that his storo will be thronged with customers A Chromo to Every riircliuscr Of Clothing at the Famous New York Clothing House, ltd Congress street. Manufacturing all the clothing we erll, we can save purchasers front f2 to s.*i on each suit. A s’> greenback saved is a very pretty and useful chromo, very easy to curry about. • NEW rOSTAE OKDERS, Facilitating Delivery of Mail Mat ter on Which Postage is Due. Postmaster General Vilas has issued an order changing the regulations in re gard to the treatment of insufficiently paid mail matter so as to secure a prompt transmission ot such matter to the addressee. Under the former regulation all mail matter held for postage was required to be sent to the dead letter office unless it had upon it the name of sender, in whie'a case it was to be returned to him for the payment of postage due. An exception to this rule was made in case of free de livery post offices, the postmasters at which were required to notify the ad dressee of detention ot matter on account of insufficient postage, and to request them to remit the amount of postage due them in order to have the matter lor warded to its destination. The order of Postmaster General Vilas requires everv postmaster in the United States to notify the addressee of matter held for postage, and no such matter is to be sent to the dead letter office until atteV it has been held long enough for a replv to the request for additional postage, not to exceed two weeks, except when direct ed to very remote places in the United Stales, when it may be held for four weeks. Notice of detention, however, is not to be sent to the addresses of property held for postage which is directed to foreign countries; but if the name of sender be unknown, it should be at once sent to the dead letter office. The latter provision applies chiefly to correspondence addressed to countries outside of the postal union, 6ince within the postal union prepayment of letters is optional, and other mailable matter only partially prepaid is forwarded and double the deficiency in postage collected by the country of destination. The Pullman Company. The annual report of the Pullman Pal ace Car Company for the last year makes the following exhibit: Earnings of cars, $5,075,382; from patents, $5,485; from manufactures, rentals, etc., $542,644; total gross revenue, $5,623,512. Disbursements —Operating expenses, $2,857,627: propor tion of net earnings paid other interests in sleeping car s-sociations controlled by this company, $802,175; rental of leased lines, $66,000; interest on debenture bonds. $168,050; dividend on capital stock, $1,274,128; contingency reserve, $100,000; surplus, $1,165,681. Lofal Personal. Miss Bessie Thompson, of Seminole, S C., is visiting in the city. Mr. E. A. Groover, cashier for Clayton. Groover & Cos., bankers of Quitman, Ga., will spend to-day in the city. Mr. T. C. Thompson, representing S. M. Inman <fc Cos., of Atlanta, isintheclty in the interests of his firm. Mr. Thomp son is a son of ex-Gov. Thompson, now Assistant Secretary ot the Treasury. Among the arrivals at the Pulaski House yesterday were Uriah Schofield, Philadelphia; 1. Stephenson, H. A. Gil lis, Tallahassee; D. M. Paterson, E. R. Carsons New York; W. T. Bohames, Brooklyn; J. T. Cahill, Charleston, S. C. At the Marshall House were M. S. Car ther, St. Louis; W. H. Murdock, Chatta nooga; H. Schmidt. Buffalo, N. Y.; G. R. Fraser and wife. North Carolina; Mrs. Burch, Bartow. Fla.; B. Woodward, At lanta; D. B. Hilliard, Waycross; T. P. Littlefield, Jesup. At the Harnett House were H. A. Gilles, A. Stephenson, Tallahassee; A. J.Sweat, Waycross; Tneodore DeUcn, South Caro lina; J. It. Bunn, Umatilla, Fla.; Frank A. Eaton, Orlando, Fla. At the Screven House were T. C. Thompson, Atlanta; J. M. Cobb, Balti more: .J. O. Motler, New York; C. B. Wade, Crescent City, Fla.; Wm. B. Kel ly, l'niladelphia; B. Walker, Macon; W. B. Jopling. Augusta; B. A. Brantley, Bradfoid, Fla.; \V. F. Bour, Atlanta. Office Kavanauoh & Brennan, ) SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 0, 1888. f Dr. IF. //. W Kitrhead. Waycro&g, Ga. ; Dear Sir—Whan passing through your town last September I was Buffering much from Inflammatory Rheumatism and was in duced to try vour remedy, "P. P. P„” which has resudert in almost an entire cure in thirty days, should you feel dtsnosed, von are at liberty to use this. Yours, very truly, A. H. Waring. A might add that during the time I took P.l’.P.uiy appetite nnd digestion were greatly Improved, and I gained twenty-eight pounds In thirty days. A. H. VV. OIL. STOVES. Over One Hundred .lust Received at Silva’s. They are of the best make, with ail the latest improvements, and we offer them at the same price which is asked for a much commoner article. GET A GOOD ONE. We are agents for the famous A. & W. non-explosive Oil Stoves. We believe them the heat to he hud anywhere. They excel particularly in baking— they bake perfectly. vVe sell every oue on this guarantee. If not as n presented we will refund the money. Hundreds have been sold, and every one satisfactory. The purchaser takes no risks. We have used one of these stoves ourselves for two years, and know whereof we speak. Come and see them. Jah. 9. Bilva & Son., 110 Broughton street. Advice to Mottinri. Mrs, Winslow’s Soothing Syrup should alwaysbe used when children are cutting teeth, it relieves the little sufferer at once; it produces natural, quiet sleep by relieving the child from pain, and the little cherub awakes as “bright as a button.” It is very pleasant to taste. It soothes the child, softens the irums, al lays all pain, relieves wind, regulates the bowels, and is the best known remedy for diarrhoea, whether arising from teething or other causes. 26 cents a bottle. Oak, I’iim and Light wood. For sale by It, B. Cassels, corner Taylor atul East Broad streets. Telephone So I Is Just received, a full line wnite and col ored bordered Handkerchiefs, at Belslng er's, 24 Whitaker street. Storekeeper, it will be to your interest to give C. It. Shettall your orders for Wood; try him once and you will not re gret it. Telephone 279. The Leader of Low Prices. For Fall Clothing, visit toe Famous New York Clothing nouse, 140 Congress street. They are the leaders ol low prices in Clothing. Large or small buyers ot Wood, buy your Wood irom C. H. Sheftall, Tele phone 270. Finest Wines and Liquors, imported and domestic, at Strauss Bros. Open Front Shirts a specialty, at Bel singer’s, 24 Whitaker street. If you want Wood of any kind, ring up C. H. Sheftall, ibe wood dealer, ano give hiui an order, and sec how quickly your order will bo filled. Telephone No. 270. If you want your Wood orders tilled promptly send them to C. 11. Hbeftall, Telephone 270. ilolluud Herring, Sardelleu and Ru sicbe Hsrdlnen, at ntrauss Bros. Apples, Onions, potatoes, Cabbages and Beets at Htrauss Bros. CHURCH SERVICES. [Notices of services in other churches are published by request on Saturday j St. John’s Churoh, Madison square, Rev. Charles H. Strontr reotor.—The eight, eentli Sunday after Trinity. Morning ser vice and sermon at II o’clock. Sun day school at 4 p. m. Evening prayer and litany at. 5 o’clock. On Thursdav, being SS. Simon’s and Jude’s day, there will be service at 5 p. m. Christian Church, corner Bolton and Howard streets. —Preaching at II a. m and 7:30 p. m. bv Rev. Richard Webb, Sunday school at 0:30 a. m. All are in vited. COLORED. Second Baptist Churoh, Greene square, Houston street.—The pastor. Rev. A. Ellis, preaches at 11 a. m. and 7:45 p. m. Sunday school at 3 p. tn. Morning sub ject: “The Father’s House.” Evening subject: “Lot’s Wife.” Strangers always welcome. Weather indications Special Indications for Georgia to-day: Fair weather, variable winds, generally southeasterly, and nearly stationary tem perature. Cautionary signals continue at Key West. The height of the river at Augusta at I:B3c’clock p. m. yesterday (Augusta tame) was 5.5 feet—a fall of 0.1 foot dur ing preceding 24 hours. Comparative statement of temneraturo at Savannah Oct. 23, 1835 and ISSG: 18*5.1 6:36 A.M 43; 3:36 P. X 61 10:86 p.m 65 Maximum 64 i Minimum (7 Mean temperature of and ay 56 Rainfall —.... 0.00 Cotton-region bulletin tor 24 hours end ing Oct. 23, 1880, 6 p. m., Eastern time. DISTRICTS. | AVERAGE. Num her Sams, of Max. Min. Rain Stations Temp. Temp. fall. Wilmington. . 11 74 43 Charleston.... 8 77 47 Augusta 12 77 47 Savannah.... 16 81 57 Atlanta 12 78 43 Montgomery.. 8 81 66 Mobile 8 66 63 New Orleans. 18 81 66 Galveston 20 88 61 Vicksburg 5 83 58 Little Rock.,.. 10 60 58 Memphis J 9 81 50 Average 80 2 62 8 Observations taken at the same moment of time at all stations. savannah, 0ct,28. 0:38 r. m„ City time. Temperature. I V Direction. | * Velocity. I ? Rainfall. Nahk OF Stations. Capa Henry... 64 N Clear. Norfolk 59 NE Clear. Charlotte 61 E Clear. Kittv Hawk... 64 NE Clear. SmunviU® 58 E .. Clear. Charleston 64 NE Clear. Augusta. 58 NE Clear. Savannah 65 SE ... clear. Jacksonville... 69 N Cioudv. Kcv West 76 NIC .... 1 Clear." Atlanta 68: SE Clear. Pensacola 70 SW Clear. Mobile 70 8 ! Clear. Montgomery... 71 E .... ~| clear. New Orleans .. 70 SE Clear. Shreveport 7O 8 .... clear. Fort Smith ... 71! S Tlireaten’g. Little Rock 67 Fair. Galveston 75 SE ... Clear. Palestine 70 s Clear. Brownsville... 75 E Clear. Rio Grande— 77 SE .... Clear. ~~W.W.David, Private, Signal Corps, U.3. A. Miraculous Escape. W. W. Reed, druggist, of Winchester, lnd., writes: “One of my customers, Mrs. Louisa l’ike, Bartonia, Randolph county, lnd., was a long sufferer with Consump tion, and was given up to die by her physicians. She heard of Or. King’s"New Discovery for Consumption, and began buying it of me. In six months’ time she walked to this oity, a distance of six miles, and Is now o much Improved she has quit using It. She feels she owes her life to it.” Free trial bottles at Lippraan Bros.’ drug store. grand success Of the Formal Opening of the One Price Clothing House, We take thismethodof thankingour friends and the public at large for the attention paid us by their presence at our formal opening Saturday, Oot, IS. Wo are in hopes that, by strict attention to the wants of our patrons, to receive a liberal share ot the Clothing t. tide. The one price plau—all goods marked in plain figures—has mot with favor and has been indorsed by every one ol our visitors. A living percentage is onlv marked on every article, from which we do not deviate to any one, consequently purchasers can buy from us wilh freedom and confidence, and esn rest a*siired that their neighbor cannot buy the same Suit, Hat, etc., for loss or more money. To those wno have not called on us vet, we respectfully ask to do so for self-conviction, and examine our stock and prices, which will be shown to them with pleasure. We still have a fewr more of our Engravings lert, which we will present to ever? visitor We will constantly keep on hand the latest novelties in Gents’. Boys’ and Children's fine Clothing. Hats, and Gents’ Furnishing Goods. ArruL A Sohapl, 163 Congress street, One Price Clothiers. Truffel Liver Sauasage and Russia Caviar at Strauss Bros. Boneless Codlish and Mackerel at Strauss Bros. A full line of Fall Neck Wear, and Four n-Hands a specialty, at Belslnger’s, 24 Whitaker street. Shredded Oats, Oatmeal and Barley at Strauss Bros. German Dill Pickles, Vinegar and Mixed Pickles and Chow Chow at Strauss Bros. All the latest styles In Fall Hats, at Belslnger’s, 24 Whitaker street. Send your orders for Wood to C. H. Sheftall. Telephone 279. We Are Manufacturer*, And can sell Clothing to the consumer direct, at what other clothiers buy them at. We also carry full assortments of Shirts, Underwear. Hats. Trunks, Um brellas, etc. The Famous, 140 Congress street. Oak, Pine and light wind. For sale by R. B. Cassels, corner Taylor and East Broad streets. Telephone No. 77. The Old Reliable Famous New York Clothing House, 140 Congress street, has a beautiful selection of Fall Clotuing for VSen, Youths and Boys, of our their manufacture. Prices the lowest in the city. Red, blue and green double-faced Um brellas at $4, at Belsingex’s, 24 Whitaker street. If you have never tried C. 11. Sheftall, the wood dealer, give him your nextor der for Wood, and you will be pleased, Telephone 279. lioscher Sausages, Smoked Beef and Salmon received fresh every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Leave your orders and they will be tilled on those (lavs. Strauss Bros. I*B6. :36 A. M 60 2:86 p. X 74 10:38 P.M 64 Maximum 75 Miuimum 59 Mean temperature of <lay 66 Rainfall 0.00 State OF Weather. ffljan&ciifro. CHANDELIERS Hall Lights and Gas Fin® Of Every Description—Lowest Prices. SLATE MANTELS AND FINE GRATES. John fl. Douglass &Cos„ 161 Broughton St., Savannah, - - G a IBautpa. TO THE OWNERS Of the following Properties: MIXES, LAND, CATTLE RANCHES, PACKING CONCERNS, HOTELS, FLOUR MILLS, POTTED FISH, STEAMSHIPS, MANUFACTURERS, etc! THE undorsignert. representing English and Scotch capitalises, desires to open correspondence with reliable parties for the placing of property on European market uu uer provisions of Limited Companies A p Send all particulars, lowest price, .Mans and Copy Title to JOHN GUTHRIE PENN, 94 WEST REGENT ST., GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, Prrtictt’o Abotiart of SitUo. fit?* JTh wHjawigwvU nseiof) SKq with much to.la pwpataf ftom YA tha tccotfis a cottxef ABSTRACT ff|| of live TITLES Ic all laisDs i. f;'if wllKm Ibis county TLEKENTorOEORCUTODATE i : v V’i is ptepa/teD to fuiwuh appli'-SEp K | cunts Mjith mamor-anila of the 'Sir h Va Vwith foil irifot mallow 4/- A, iiL, act# the IftTEOMIY ft*ts jJfc. JgXffyfc Wf fICHKCV or TITLES. Isaac Beck itfftfffKSJ. KEYSTONE m MALT Jt WHISKEY j£} Specially Distilled lor Medicinal Use. MWTHE BEST TONIC! PA iijiKi Uneciualed lor Consumption! LYsu/,1 r.iifij waslinfc Diseases ami IvWMiWS General Debility. PERFECTS DIGESTION. Dr. Edw. L. Walling. Snrgeos E i t"! ju chief. National Guard a *3SSS£| “My attention was called IS your Keystone Malt Whisker Sr •~”2 bv Mr. Lalor, Druggist, ot ■UrTL'. (SB Trenton, ami I have used a few bottles with far better effect ■ AlSup than any I have bad. 1, am -'“SBw’ec' reuonl mending your article la Fac-stmile of my practice, and find it very Bottle. satisfactory.” Beware of Imitations.—The Genuine hu the Signature of Eisner A Mendelson on tbs label. LI PPM AN BROS., Gen. Agents, Savannah. 8s , Cfoal. “Scil Bp W PAR LOU 0 HATES. FROM GLASGOW, SCOTLAND. Price ReasGnable DIXON & MURPHY, Telephone (18 Office Drayton street. _ yttPUal- LIPPMANT PKRAFUGE, The Ur eat Chill mid Fever Cure. LIFTMAN BROS., Wholesale Druggists, I’RufRiETORS Savannah, W* 17011 ALL the various Malaria! Disorder* JF that so inuny are snbjeet to. It promptly cures and eradicates Fever and Ague, or to tcnintlent Fever, Chills und Fevei, Dti® Ague, Maiurinl Fever, aud ail diseases srisios from Muliirtal Poisoning. Price 600. per botl- 0 - This medicine is a sure euro for Malaria * Chill* and Fever, and has been kept before in public twenty-one years by 11s present PJT prietor* Every store in the States ot Geor gia, Florida, South Car.dina "and more or less, has sold UPPUAh S P'B* KCGK^amntJdii^aDvays^gDon^sallsb^ (filc>CslaoOfo. Ijkksekvk voJit ev es.-b is simpir wonderful, the reputation Hawke* ep*“ taelesHDd K e Glasses hare Sltaliied through out the Cuited States; they are ktown trow the A Ilaut,c to the Pacific, and their repui*- lion D built upon real merit. To'tlinoui from the most eminent men of the oo in'” are given, who have had their sight Improve by their use. All eve* fitted si the PrusFlr" of <>. Butler, Msvannah. Every pair wf ranted.