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PRETTY EASTER THINGS.
THE M7AKON OK ! LOWERS,
EGGS AMDNKW SPRING *UITB.
Bmj Scene# in the Stores and Streets
Oddities in Easter Cards Deft
l ingers Busy Fashioning Little Loves
of Bonnets Some of the Budding
Toilet Beauties of Springtime.
V e, ASTER TIDE with its beau
/r ' llful flowers, pretty cards,
gems ot bonnets, eggs, light
dresses, new styles, orange
Jjw blossoms and weddings, white
hats, spring suits and the eud
9 ~ • o( Lent, may be said to be
ushered in altogether with a rush on this,
the first day of Holy Week %
Florists’ heaiti are always clad
at this season of the year, and they are
particularly so this year, because orders
are piline up and their green houses are
just burdened with exquisitely lovely
blooms. Scores of orders for the latter
part of the week have already
been sent in, to the delight of the growers.
White roses, Easter lilies, the passion
flower, calla lilies nnd camellas are the
most popular at this season. The floral
trade promises to be heavy, and the deco
rations are likely to be on a larger scale
than usual.
PRKTTY EASTER CARDS.
The stook of Easter cards in the stores
has already begun to show signs of
dwindling. There was quite a run last
week, lor many wanted to get the first
pick. The box cards are as pretty as
ever. .New fancies are not numerous,
but some of the designs are very odd
and quaint. More care has been taken
s-ither by the dealers in selecting or the
manufacturers in getting up their goods.
Asa rule the cards are better
finished. Crosses and lilies and land
scapes and doves are conspicuous in the
designs, both on the hand-painted and the
pointed ones. Bannerets wave at every
si/ason, at Christmas as well as at Easter,
yjrgs and cute little yellow chickens are
worked into a good many different de
signs. While there are a lew high
fpriced Easter gifts in the shape of cards,
Ithe most of them oau he bought for less
/than SO.
I I.ITTLK LOVES OF BONNETS.
As for the Raster bonnets, all one has
I to do is to read the advertisements, or,
j better still, glance In a millinery window,
! Bnd an idea of what is prepared iu luat
* line will be speedily obtained. Nine out
•ot every ten ladies who passed a well
dressed window yesterday breathed a
faint sigh in high C ns her eyes feasted
on the aggregation of straw, leather aid
t fiower loveliness. Every husband and
(lather who passed the same windows
bteathed a sigh in D flat as he thought of
f' he bills that will be sent in. All of the
>ig stores have been busy for the past
i.hree or four days, for they held their
. ripenings last week.
( “We have great orowds, but very little
biuytngon opening day,” remarked Mr.
./idler, of Altmayer & Cos., ye-terday af
ternoon. "The ladies attend openings to
)• x>k over the stock and see what there is
t( > suit their fancy. If they are pleased
t hey will come back afterward and buy,
;liut Saturday is the worst day in the
i/week for bonnets and dress goods. Alon
,*day Is the best day lor the latter.”
BUYING EABTER FINERY.
All of the large stores have had to en
gage extra help. A crush is expected all
of this week. The shopping was brisk
syesterday afternoon. The Tandy goods
‘counters were lined with fair purchasers,
'and the nimble lingers of the salesgirls
must have aoued when night came. Some
of the oases containing trimmings for
bonnets were tilled with feathers and
flowers in the most delicate and beauti
ful tints. The flowers this spring are so
natural that one Is disappointed because
Itbere is no fragrance.
The advance guard of the light dresses
jniade their appearance on Hull street
(several days ago, and their number has
’been steadily increasing ever since. A
■batter said last nigftt that he had not sold
many light hats, and that they would not
jbe out in numbers until next Sunday. A
lew though are expeoted to be out on
parade to-day.
When the robin and the lapwing are
discarding their winter trappings, as the
3>oet eaith, the young man's fancy turns
quite as much, perhaps, to a spring suit
as it does to thoughts of tender seuti
meot. The counters reallv seem to hold
a more varied assortment this season
jtbau last and to the purchasers’ joy the
prices are moderate.
CLOSING BrE.NE9.OF LENT.
(solemn Services in ilie Churches
Through Holy Week.
To-day Is Palm Sunday, the beginning
of Holy Week. The services in the
Homan Catholic and Episcopal Churches
■on this day b' token the closing events of
the solemn Lenten fast. High mass will
Be celebrated at the Cathedral of Our
of Perpetual Help at 10 o’clock this
morning, when the Passion will be sung.
The mass will be followed by the blessing
and distribution ol the palms. On
Wednesday evening the office of tue
Tens brat- will be sung. Mass will be
celebrated at 9 a. in. Thuisday, after
woioh the repository will be prepared for
(the blessed sacrament. The services on
Friday will be mass at 9 a. in. and the
stations at 3p. m. At 7a. in. on Saturday
blessing will be pronounced upon the
Are, candies and baptismal lont, followed
by mass. The organ will not be used
niter the Gloria on Thursday morning
until after the Gloria on Saturday morn
ing. Pontifical mass will be celebrated
on Easter Sunday. At St- Patrick's
church the services to day will be the
same as at the Cathedral.
At Christ Episcopal church there will
be morning prayers, sermon and holy
communion at 11 o’clock this morning.
No service in the alternoon. Services
will be held every morning duriug the
week, exoept on Good Friday, at 11
o’clock, and every afternoon, except
Holy Thursday, at 5 o’clock. On Thurs
day night the holy communion will be
celebrated at 8 o’clock. On Good Friday
niorniug prayer will be said at 16:30
.o’clock, to be followed by a sermon aud
a three hours’ service, lasting until 3
o’clock in the afternoon.
At at. John’s the holy communion will
be celebrated at 7:3oo’clooktbis morning,
and at 11 o’clock morning prayer will he
said and tne rector will preach. There
will be no evening service. Daily ser
vices will lie held (luring the week at 7
o’clock iu the morning and 5 in the after
noon. On Good Friday morning service
will be held at 7 and 11 o’clock. At the
latter service the rector will preach.
Evening service will be held on Good
Friday at 5 o’clock.
At St. Stephen’s church for colored
people there will be daily morning ser
vice during the week, except on Good
Friday, at 7 o’clock. On Good Friday
tDere will be morning prayer, Litany anil
sermon at 10:46 n. in., a three Hours’ ter-
Vire from noon until 8n- ui., aud evening
torayer at 3 o'clock. Wednesday and
Thursday there will be evening prayer at
9 o’olock, and oil Saturday evening prayer
and baptism of fuiante at 4:30 o’clock
At the Kvaugelicul Lutbeian church
services will he held this morning at 11
o’clock and to-night nt 8 o’clock, and to.
morrow, Tuesday, Wednesday und
Thursday at Bp. m. On Good Friday at
11 a. in. Tue servioes on Easier day will
lie in accordance with the custom ot the
Lutheran Gburob.
We sell the bos'. Tea for the money in the
City. Try us. J. U. Nelson A Go.
Klecant new Soar is. LaFar’e new Store,
29 Bull street.
CRUSADERS OX THE MARCH.
The Salvation Soldiers Make Their
First, street Parade.
Col. M. K. Light, of the Salvation
Aimy, called on .Mayor Lester yesterday
and was granted permission to parade
through tire streets. The Colonel sought
the advice of a Morning Mews reporter
about a tit line of March. As the crusad
ers say that they are after the nou-eburcti
goers and as a short route was wanted
the Colonel was advised to inarch down
to Bryan street, past Washington squaie,
up East Broad, along South Broad to
Price, thence to Broughton, to Whitaker
and the Fords’ Hail.
At 7 o’clock last night a detachment
consisting ot nine men, headed by Col.
Light, started. Every one except tin*
Colonel bad tonne instrument. He acted
as commanding officer and drum-major
combined, and walked backward In i <•
most approved drum-major fashion. Tut*
hand attracted a crowd, which followed
quietly. Tne soldiers did not reach Wash
ington square, but turned up Lincoln
street to Broughton. Somewliare about
Congress anil Lincoln a volley of bad
odored evgs was tired at the crusaders.
Three spiaabed against the soldier with
the big horn, it was said, but one of lbe
band stated afterwards that no ore
was hit. There was much less guving
and jeering than wae expected. A man
named smith, who was pretty full,
thought that the Colonel ought not to
have to perrorui the duties of drum-major
and joined in the procession. As last as
he was pushed out of the way he turned
and took his position again. Mo special
force was used and the crowd guyed
Smith rutbor more than it did the Salva
tionists.
Mayor Lester watched a part of the
parade on Broughton street from a car
riage, which followed the lino for a few
blocks for the purpose of seeing bow the
crowd behaved. The meeting at the
Fords’ Hall last night was crowded- Oue
of the sisters stood at the door and held
out her tambourine for contributions.
Anything was accepted from a copper to
a silver dollar. The Salvationists call
tnat taking up a collection. They sav
that it is difficult to get around through
the audience when it is sealed. Some of
ttie spectators thought it was an admis
sion lee. This afternoon there will be
another parade it the programme decided
on last night is carried out. The female
members of the post will probably join
in the inarch to-day, which is expected to
begiu about 2 o’clock.
THE LAND OK THE AZI'EOS.
Capt. Raoul to Start, for Mexico
Next Week.
President Raoul, of the • Mexican Na
tion Railroad Company, will leave to
night for New York. In about ton days
Capt. Raoul will start for Mexico, slop
ping in Savannah on his return from the
North. He will personally Inspect the en
tire system of wbteh he will have control,
going over the 800 miles of constructed
lines and the proposed route ot the 000
miles yet to be butlt, reaching the City of
Mexico before the sale ol the property
and Its transfer to the new oorapany.
The construction of the road was begun
by the Mexican National Construction
Company under the Paimer-Sullivan con
cessions, which granted a subsidy of
$11,270 per mile payable by 6 per cent, of
the government receipts trom customs.
The railroad company issued $25,000 in
bonds and $25,000 in stock for each mile of
road.
In 188-4 it defaulted In the payment of
interest on its bonds. The plan tor the
reorganlzatiou ot the system contem
plates the segragation of the concession
ary rights obtained from the Mexican gov
ernment, and the transfer to the new
company, of which Capt. Kaoul is presl
cent, of the present constructed lines,
aggregating 880 miles, uud the rights to
oonstruet the gaps and lines
to make the through line of 1,834
miles. The new company has been or
ganized under the name of the Mexican
National Railroad Company, the old com
pany being known as the Mexican
National Railway Company. The new
company is oomposed of English capi
talists, and has a capital of $70,000,000.
Although Fresident Raoul’s headquarters
will be in New fork he will spend much
of bis lime during the building of the uu
construcred part of the road in Mexico.
MARCH WAS VERY QUIET.
The Month of Blustering Winds on
Its Good Roll avion.
March is usually regarded as a stormy
and blustering month, but the one just
past has been a decided exception to the
rule in that U was characterized by an
entire absense of storms and an exceed
ingly light rainfall in this vicinity. l'b e
amount of rainfall (.76 of an inch) is the
lightest on record at the signal office here,
being only one-fifth ol the average amount
for March. The weather was remarkably
clear, there being 18 clear, 9 fair and *4
cloudy days.
The month opened quite warm nnd
pleasant, but a oold spell trom the 18th
to 20th did much damage to fruit and
vegetables. Tins ireeze, and the cold
spell of the 29tb aud 391 h lowered the
mean temperature of the month to 56.6
degs., or about 3 (legs, below the
normal. The highest temperature was
81.2 degs, on the 7tb, aud the lowest 32.5
dugs, on the 19th. Thunderstorms oc
curred on the 28th and 31st. Tire pre
vailing wind direction was from the
northwest. The following table shows
the mean temperature and monthly rain
fall at the places named.
Mean temp. Rain fail.
Norfolk, Va 44 4,4
Charlotte, N.C 48 2.1*
Wilmington, N.C 52 1.5
Charleslou. S. C 65 0.5
Augusta, Ga 51 0.6
Savannah. Ga 56 (.8
Atlanta. Ga 51 2.0
Jacksonville. Fla 60 it s
Pensacola, Fia 60 2,2
Key West, Fla 71 2.0
Mobile, Ala 59 3.6
Montgomery, Ala 5S 0.7
New Orleans. I,a 2 3.4
Galveston, 'lex 05 2.0
Brownsville, Tex 67 2.#
Observer Salisbury, in bis report to the
Washington Bureau, gives the compara
tive menu temperature since the station
whs established, as follows: 1871, 62 4;
1872, 63.2; 1873, 64 4; 1874. 02.0; 1875, 50.2;
1876, 58.2; 1877, 60.2; 1878, 63.7; 1870, 61.5;
1880, 67.1; 1881, 56.3; 1882, 63.7; 1883. 67.1;
1884, 61.7; 1885, 64 3; 1886, 57.2; 1887, 56.5.
Ihe total ram.all was as follows: 1871,
6.15; 1872, 10.18; J 873. 4.37; 1874, 2.78;
1876, 6.88; 1876, 2.71; 1877, 4.26; 1378, 1.47;
1879, 1.65; 1880, 1.14; 1881,3.79; 1882. 4.19;
1888,3 31; 1881, 4.91; 1885, 3.11; 1886 , 3.10;
1887, 0.7(L
Meetings.
.Savannah branch. Order of Iron Hall,
will meet ’luasuay night.
Palestine Commaudery No. 7, Knights
Templar, will meet to-morrow night.
The Georgia Historical Society will
hold its April meeting to-morrow night.
The Catholic Total Abstinence Union of
America will hold its annual convention
lu Pniiudelpuia tne latter part ol August.
All the local societies w ill be represented
iu the convention, whiob it is thought
will be the largest ever held. There will
he representatives from all over the
United .Status and Canada present,
Kucklen’s Arnica Halve,
The best halve In the world lor cuts,
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, lever
sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains,
coins, and all skill eruptions, and posi
tively cures piles, or no puv required. It
Is guaranteed to give perfect sulislautlon.
or money reiuuiled. Price 26 cents per
boa. For sale by Llppiuun Bios., drug
gists.
SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY. APRIL 3,1887-TWELVE PAGES.
THROUGH THE CITY.
Herne Gathered Here anil There by
l be News Reporters.
Eva Moore was bound over for the City
Court by Magistrate Russell for throwing
dirty water in Harriet Patrick’s face.
Both women are colored.
Messrs. Btrachan A Cos. cleared yester
day the Russian bark Delpblu with 1,550
bales of upland cotton, weighing 725,423
pounds, valued at $88,625. Cargo by
Messrs. Wilder & Cos.
Clarence Alexander, a baker at Furbor’s
fancy bakery, quarreled w ith a young
negro boy yesterday alternoon. Drawing
a knife he stabbed the negro In the neck,
inflicting an uglv gash, and ran into the
lane and escaped.
Moses Green {colored) was arrested
yesterday for carrying a concealed wea
pon and threatening to shoot Mr. Wil
liam Frudhorame. Green was taken be
fore Magistrate Waring Russell and gave
bond lor his appearance at the City
Court.
The body of the Swede, Nicholson, who
was drowned at, theTvbee railroad bridge
over Wilmington river last Monday, was
lound yesterday. Patrick Grogan dis
covered it on the Savannah river bank
near Fort Jackson. He brought it to the
city, and Coroner Dixon held an in
quest. It was identified, but no one was
lound who knew anything about the
crowned man. The jury decided that it
was a case of accidental drowning.
THROUGH THE MARKET,
The Game Stall* Empty—What the
Vegetable Growers Say.
No game was offered In the market yes
terday. The Georgia game laws went
into effect on Friday, aud the stalls which
have been filled during the winter with
wild fowl and game were empty or filled
with something else. In other respects
the market was well supplied.
The vegetable stalls did not look as
though quite evervtbiug was killed by the
frost, l'eas, Florida beans, new potatoes,
the latter about the size of birds’ eggs, let
tuce, spinach,radisliesuudcabbages were
in abundance. Toe hsh market had an
abundance and variety, Shrimps were
in quantity. After this week, which
closes the Lenten season, the meat stalls
will t>e better supplied.
The vegetable growers say that the
frost yesterday morning was heavier
than it has been at any time since the
freezing weather began. Ice formed an
eighth of an Inch in thickness. All of the
early vegetables—beans, cucumbers, po
tatoes and tomatoes —are killed outright.
The hurdler vegetables, though seriously
crippled and set back in their growth,
are yet marketable.
The growers are disposed to take as
cheerful a view of tile situation as possi
ble, and they say that unless there comes
another and harder freeze than any yet
they will be able to supply tne local mar
ket, though they will not make much on
their shipments.
THE SUNDAY SCHOOLS.
The State Sunday School Convert
tiou to be Held at Aiuericus.
The fourteenth annual convention of
the Georgia Sunday School Association
will be held at Americus, April 27, 28 and
29. The association is composed of one
delegate from every 300 members of Sun
day schools oompoeiug each county asso
ciation, nod in counties where no assocla
non exists two delegates for every repre
sentative to which the county is entitled
In the General Assembly.
President It. B. Leppard, of Savannah,
has issued a circular urging the Sunday
school workers of the State ho interest
themselves in the State Association in
the organization of oounty and distriot
associations, for the purpose or bringing
together as often as practicable the sev
eral denominations that they may from
each other obtain new ideas and metfi ds
for conducting sucoesslully the great
work.
The Fifth International (Tenth Nation
al ) Sunday School Convention of the
Uuitetl States and Territories, and Brt
tise North American Provinces, will be
held in Chicago, June 1, 2 and 3, and
the Georgia State Sunday School Asso
ciation will bo oalied on at Americus to
uame the delegates to represent this
State at Cblcugo.
Preparations are in active progress at
Americus to entertain the delegates, and
it is important tbat a list ot the delegates
from each cotiuiy should be mailed at
once to Rev. A. il, Williams, Chairman
of the Reception Committee. Americus,
and also to J. C. Courtney, Secretary, At
lanta.
IRISH AND Til BUR RIGHTS.
Uatul Leaguers to Hold an Anti-
Coercion Meetiug.
President P. J. O’Connor, of the Irish
National League in Savannah, has ap
pointed the following committee to ar
range (or the anti-coerciign meeting to ba
held at an early day:
John Flannery. William Kehoe,
Luke Carson. M. J. Doyle.
Martin Cooley. D. Hogan.
W. F. Reid. J. T. Honan.
J. F. Crolian,
The committee will meet at 12 o’clock
to-day at Catholic Library Hall to com
plete the arrangements tor the meeting,
which will probably be held at the Thea
tre early next week.
Bartenders lu Trouble.
Janies 11. Houges, in charge of the
Marshall House bar, swore out a war
rant before Magistrate Waring Russell,
Jr., yesterday, against Charles Abell and
M. J. McGrath. The former was charged
with carrying a concealed weapon with
wuicb, it was said, he attempted to shoot
Hodges, and the latter with a breach ot
the peace. McGrath gave bond and Abell
was held for court. Both are jll-known
bartenders, aud were formerly employed
at the Marshall House.
True Blue.
This is the name of one of the finest
grades of chewing tobacco in the markot.
line Blue has given such general satis
faction to users of tobacco that many
imitations of it have been offered, and to
proteot themselves the manufacturers.
Messrs. 8. W. Venable A Cos., Petersburg,
Va., label every plug with an oval blue
label bearing their name and place of
manufacture.
Messrs. M. Mendel A llro. are solo
agents in Savannah for True Blue aud it
cun be lound at retail ol ail dealers.
An End to Hoiim Hcr.iplnj’.
Edward Shepherd, ot Harrisburg, 111,,
says: “Having received so much benefit
front Electric Bitters. 1 feel It niv duty to
let suffering humanity kuow it. Have
had a running sore on my leg for eight
years; my doctors told me I would have
to bav* tiie bone scraped or leg amputated.
I used, instead, three bottles oi Electric
Bitters and seven boxes ol Bucklou’s Ar
nica Salve, and my leg is now sound and
well." Electric Bitters are sold at 500.
a bottle and Bucklen’s Arnica Salve at
25c. a box by Ldppman Bros.
Foreign Looms Researched.
Chantilly, Valonoiennes, Egyptian,
Milanaisp and other imported luces in a
u forest ol patterns at l’latsbok’s spring
millinery opening to-morrow and ’lues
day.
English Dairy Cheese for sale by J. G.
Nelson A Cos.
Nasciinaiito’e Nuw Pearl Derby Uata at
l.at ui ’a new store, 29 Bull street.
VJUf.FOSSES SLIPS AWAY
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THE EX-R AILW YCONTR ACTOR
Our OK REACH.
‘ lie ' "
Engineers BlsnforU A Clow Get Back
Their Claims How ih Papers Uame
Into Van Fosseo’s Possession The
Augusta Police Interview Stsj. Branch
—Tne Hsv.nnah Officers That Went to
Augusta Return Without Their Man,
Nothing definite was heard yesterday
from G. W. Van Fossen, the ex-general
and railway contractor. J. J. Abrams,
Eq., who represented Messrs. Blanfnrd
and Clow, the young civil engineers, said
last night that he supposed Van Fossen
was in Pennsylvania. Neither he nor his
olients seemed to care any longer, as they
had received back their claims by mail.
They were forward.*d by Maj. T. P.
Branch, of Augusta, who was on the
train that carried Van Fossen away
Thursday night.
As stated in Friday’s Morning News
the train started while Mr. Clow was try
ing to get Van Fossen out of the car.
VAN FOSSEN’fe ARREST ORDERED.
As soon as the engineer got back to the
Pulaski House that night he consulted
his attorney, and the following dispatch
was sent:
Gen tail. Hood, Lieutenant of Police. Au
gutn’. Arrest amt detain G. W. Van Fossen,
about 5 feet 7; buck moustache, dyed; stout
build. Will send warrant when arrested,
left by night train. J. J. Abrams.
Following the above telegram was one
to Chief Twiggs:
Bee dispatch to Geo. Hood sent to-night. I
refer you to F. H. Miller. Van Fossen is
wanted for cheating and swindling. Branch
is on same train anil can point him out. If
arrested wire me and will send officer with
warrant. J. J. Abrams.
Later in the night Mr. Abrams sent this
to Lieut. Hood:
it is a mutter of personal interest to me to
arrest Van Fossen. Look to you to do so if it
can be done. Branch on same train; knows
him well, wears wide rim beaver hat. largo
watch chain, dyed moustache. See F. if.
Miller. Answer at once if received first te.e
gram.
SKIPPED FROM A SLEEPER.
Sergt. Cartledge was detailed to watch
the Central train on its arrival at Au
gusta. The Chronicle says that as ho
started through the sleeper he was stop
ped by the conductor at the door and told
that he could not go through, as some la
dies were dressing at the end of the oar,
and thus the Sergeant lost his prey.
Alter looking rouud some time and
not finding bis man he was in
formed that a man answering the
description to the onu he wanted left the
train in company with Maj. Branch. He
then hastened to Maj. Branch’s residence
on Greene street, and in response to the
Sergeant’s hurried ring the servant said
tnat Maj. Branch bad just come in and
had retired and could not he seen. Sergt.
Cartledge insisted, snd the message was
carried lo the Major ot the great necessity
of the Sergeant seeing him. He appeared
at the door, deshabille and barefooted.
MAJOR BRANCH GETS THE PAPERS,
The Sergeant qnlckly told his mission
and the necessitv of haviug Van Fossen.
Maj. Branch told him that it was all a
mistake; tbat be had the bonds and pa
pers and tbat he had told Van Fossen
that he could not get out of Georgia, and
even if he did get to Pennsylvania they
couid bring him back. He said that
would ruin him. He said, further, that
be bad more on Van Fossen than the
Savauuahians and that he could not get
away. He would send a telegram to Mr.
Johnson and it, when they received an
answer, thmrs were not satisfactory he
would point Van losseu out lo them.
Mr. Branoh then wired Mr. T. F. John
son at Savannah:
Van Fossen is here. Re turned over War
ren contract, twenty bond* and his construc
tion contract to me. Do you still want him
arrested?
WHAT THE PAPERS WERE.
The Warren contract referred lo was
an agreement made between Col. Warren
and Van Fossen when the latter went
through the form ot buying Col. Warren’s
interest in the road. As Van Fossen
never fulfilled his part of the agreement
Col. W arren wanted to got the oontract
out of his possession.
It has since turned out that Van Fossen
turned over the papers belonging to the
engineers at the same time he gave up
tne oontraots and bunds to Maj. Branoh.
which was at Milieu. When that was
learned yesterday they did not care what
became of the alleged manager of the
alleged United States Railroad Construc
tion Company. He probably left Au
gusta Friday night. Constable Entires,
who went to Augusta with a warrant for
“him, is expected back this morning.
SCARED BY TELEGRAMS.
A telegram sent to the conduotor on
the train Thursday night, and which Vau
Fossen probably got *n inkling of, to
gether with the telecrams sent to the
police at Augusta, evidently frightened
him into settling. As long as arrest was
not threatened be deceived the engineers
and put them off, but when the matter
was plaood in the hands of an attorney
he quickly skipped, but did not esoape."
Messrs. Clow and Rlanford’s claims
amount to about $1,500. Van Fossen rep
resented to them that he had $40,000 of
the Savannah, Dublin and Western’s
stock and the contract to build the road.
President Linderman states that he never
transferred any stock to Van Fossen.
Neither the company nor any of its direc
tors were interested in the Van Fossen
episode, hut they were really benefited
by the papers which he turned over to
Mr. Branoh.
Good Results In Everj Gate.
D. A. Bradford, wholesale paper dealer,
of Chattanooga, Tenn., writes that he was
seriously afflicted with a severe cold that
settled on his lungs; had tried many
remedies w ithout benefit. Being induced
to try Dr. King’s New Dicovery for Con
sumption, did so, and was entirely cured
by use of a few bottles. Since which
time he has used it in his family for all
Coughs and Colds with best results. This
is the experience of thousanos whose
lives have been saved by this Wonderful
Discovery. Trial bottles free at Llppm&ii
Bros.’ drug store.
KmhNi.
You may talk of New Orleans, Mem
phis, or even Dotioit beating, but Savan
nah is ahead of all cities when It oornos
to a preparation for skin diseases. Tet
terine cures everything in tbat line.
Ground Itch, Tetter, Eczema, lllug
Worm and all kindred troubles cured by a
few applications. Fifty cents a box, at
all drugstores. J. T. Hliuptrine A Bro.,
Savannah, Ga.
Gi<l Kntur Tidings
We are to the trout with sn elegant
line of Easter Cards from all the leading
manufacturers of this country and
Europe. As April 10th Is Easter Sunday
you buve very little time left iu whiob to
make your selections. See our elegant
line before you buy elsewhere.
Davis Bros.
What the Ladles Will m*#. < ||
Seeing a grand lino Easter bats an*
bonnets; the choicest novelties of Parisian
millinery; the largest line of ;uraols In
this city; the rarest gems of fori ign
needlework If vou fail to attend |* B i.
sbek’s spring milliner? op< oing tn-mprrew
and l'uedav.
English Tooth Brumes 300., at Living,
•ton’s Pdarmaev,
Twenty-oii>< Ex c Sugar tor sl. j, q\
N'klson A Cos.
CHURCH SERVICES.
(Notices of services In other churches are
published by request on Saturday .]
St. John’s Church, Madison square.He v.
Charles H. Strong rector. —Palm Sunday.
Holy communion at 7:80 a. m. Morning
service and sermon at 11 o’clock. Sunday
school at 4p. ci. There will be no even
ing service. Services during Holy Week
daily at 7a. m., aud sp. m. On Good
Friday there will he morning service at 7
a. m., morning service and sermon at 11
o’clock and evening service at 5 p. m.
Christ Church, Johnson square, Kev.
Thomas Boone rector.—Palm Sunday.
Morning prayer, sermon and holy com
munion at 11 o’clock. Sunday school at
4 p. m. No service in the alternoon.
Services during Holy Week: Every
morning (except Good Friday) at 11
o’clock, and every afternoon (exoept
Thursday) at 6 o’clock. On Thursday
holy communion at 8 p. in. On GOl and
Friday, morning prayer and sermon at
10:30 a. m., and three hours service from
12 o'clock noon to 3 p. m.
Christian Church, corner Bolton and
Howard streets, Kev. Thomas E. White
pastor.—Services at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
sermons by the pastor. Sunday school
9:39 a. m. Seats free. All are invited.
An open air sermon is announced to he
delivered at 4.30 o’clock this afternoon on
Bay street, between Farm and Lumber
s reete, subject: “Look and Live,” by
Kev. Jas. L. Sevorres, missionary.
colored.
Second Baptist Churcti, Greena Square
and Houston street.—The pastor, Kev. A.
Ellis, preaches at 11a.m. Subject: “A
Hard Lesson.” Sunday school at 3. At
8 p. m. Itev. E. C. Spinuey, D. D., of Bur
lington, la,, will preach. Strangers al
ways welcome.
St. Philip’s A. M. E. Church, S. H. Rob
ertsou pastir.—Sunday morning prayer
meeting at 6 o’olook; preaching at 10:80
a. m.; Sunday school at 1:30 p. m.; 00m
muuiouoftbe Lord’s Supper at2:3op. in.;
preaching at 7:30 p. m.; class meetings
on Monday and Tuesday nights; preach
ing on Thursday night.
Loo 1 Periooal,
Lieut. E. P. Webber, U. 8. li. M., wbo
has been in ouatye of the revenue launch
Discoverer as this port for tne past three
years, has been detached from the Dis
coverer and ordered to duty on the reve
nue cutter Gallatin, stationed at Bostou,
Mass. Lieut. F. Dyce has been ordered
from the cutter Dexter, at Newport, R. 1.,
to the Discoverer, and upon his arrival
Lieut. Webber will leave for his new
post.
Antoni; the arrivals at the Pulaski
House yesterday were Mr and Mrs
Waiter Lippineott, Philadelphia; Mr and
Mrs J A Whittier, Mr and Mrs A 3
Montgomery and lainily, East Saginaw,
Mich; Frances Samuels, England; II
Beattee and wife. Miss Kate Beattee,
Bert Beattee, New .Jersey; W E Cohn,
New York; A 8 Pendleton. H L Hearns,
Virginia; W H Ellis, Boston.
At the Screven House were C F Dya
and wife, Philadelphia; Mr and Mrs Skin
uer, Chicago; Mr and Mrs Welling, New
York; Mrs Hicks, Orlando, Fla; H B
Laidiaw, New York; Charles B Ingham.
England; W M Leasley, Chattanooga; K
Marx, New York; JM Stubbs, Dublin; R
M Cobon, Atlanta; J L Wellford, Mem
phis, Tenn; Wm Morelin, Cincinnati; J
W Green, Augusta, C K Leandis, Pine
land, N Y. •
At the Marshall House were F B
Henry, New York; J L Morgan, White
Springs, Fla; Robert Dayly, Macon; J L
Morgan, Jacksonville, Fla; V L Starv.
Canton; W B Whitney, Charleston, 8C;
EF Caldwell, Boston; TR Jones, Car
tersville. Wm W Morris, Louisville, Ky;
E Swindle. Bainbridge; D Murray, Bur
lington, Vt; A J Bcardsly and wife,
Hartford Conn; W H Reynolds, Lake
land, Fla; J M Hogan, Valdosta; CC
Langston, Port Royal, 8 C; Dr J W John
son, Scarborough; C A Lewis, Macon.
A PALPABLE HIT.
Housekeepers Showing; Their Ap
preciation of Big Bargains.
If ever a palpable hit was scored in
mercantile life it lias been done oy J. G.
Nelson fc Cos., the wall-known grocers un
der the Guards’ armory, corner of Whita
ker and President streets. Their success
is the result ol selling goods ot tbo best
quality obtainable at the cheap
est possible prices. They promised
the public that this would he their
rule and they have kept their promise.
What’s the nss paying somebody else a
little more for the very same (andpossi
bly a little better) butter, tea, sugar,
coffee, rice, lard, flour, canned goods and
other grocery staples whan you can save
money by going to Nelson & Co.’s. The
very fact that their trada continues to in
crease with such phenomenal strides is
proof that the public is finding out the
truth of the firm’s assertions. Call and
investigate, or telephone No. 257 once just
(or luok.
A Fertile Spot,
Savannah is a fertile spot in which to
plant Pianos and Organs. We owed a
great many the first year we went into
that business, and now they have grown
up and borne a hundred told. We are
selling a great many instruments in this
oity and this section of the country. The
secret of our success in this line Is that
we keep only first-class Instruments,
those that we can conscientiously recom
mend, and that never go back on us. See
what a list ol manufacturers wo repre
sent, not a one of them a second-clues
concern, but firms of prominence and
wealth:
The celebrated “Kuabe Pianos,” from
the factories of Messrs. William Knahe
A Cos., Baltimore, Md.
The “Kranloh & Bach Pianos,” from
their factories in New York city.
The ’‘Estev Piano,” from their New
York* factory".
The •’Augustus Bau9 & Co.’s Piano,”
from their New York factory, and the
i “Estey Organs,” from the company’s
I factories at Brattleboro, Vt.
We are prepared to sell any of these
instruments at factory prices, just as
cheap as you can buy them in New York
or anywhere else. We can sell you on as
easy terms as any house in the country,
within a measure, will sell you on your
■ own time and installments. A full five
| years’ guarantee with every instrument
sold. Thirteen pianos now in stock to
select lrom, and as manv more to arrive
this week. Whether you buy of us or uot
it would be 6Ulnidal Tor you to buy any
where uutll you see what we can do (or
you. Davis Buos.
A ‘‘Long” Story ‘‘Mhnrtsued’’—'t hick and
Thin.
Wo’ve had a large ami valuable Idea re
volving in our mind* for a long time, but it Is
only this season that we are able to develop It
In perfection. To begin with we have for lUe
spring and summer trade the nicest stock ol’
Gents’ Youths' ami Boys'Clothing that has
over been our pleasure to exhibit—however,
more ot Unit anon.
A great difficulty with ready-mndeclotbiers
In the past has been their inability to flt a
certain clues ot trade, viz.: Tnose gentlemen
who were built beyond me ordinary calcula
tions of manufacturers. VVliat we started
out to say Is. that tills obstacle lias been
overcome nnd our spring and suminorsults
Introduce the innovation. A tall, thin man,
a tall, stout man, or u snort, stout man. or a
man whose members are longer or snorter
than the regular run, can now get a pcrleet
and becoming lit: In Hurt, we have such
extra Mixes and length , u, stills as w ill meet
any ret|aireuient. They havo been made
specially for us li ill■ this long felt want.
W lien we remark that our clothing surpasses
our usual lush c a<s goods the public know
just whsl to expect, as we huvo never yet
been detected in a perversion of fuels. O r
prices for line clothing arc as lown shoddy
clothing Will cost elsewhere, ami we are now
ready lor Visile of Inspection,
mir furnishing departments also exhibit
the iuterl seasonable novelties, Including
spring Hats, Neckwear, etc. Lome in and
look our stock over, lill ( ongr*s- street,
■ ii. 11. I.ivv It lino.
Jttilk. *
ASK YOUR GROCER FOR If]
•" A '
A NEW INVENTIOKf^P®^W!
-AND A- a
Blaim to Ever? Family. {
A Cobilcdssl Milk Without Susur.
— THK - faTl/ipa r,
HiiM Erast C Meuse:!
IS absolutely pure, natural and normal, free from all and every foreign substance h
kind which is not loaded down with sugar, and is free from the peculiar, unpleasant s' 1 *
of ordinary condensed mils. It is spec ally commended lo persons who do not like sw T#B
in coffee, and to all persons with weak digestive organs. ° wee tnesj
From a sanitary point of view it is preferable, not only to any other brand of cons
milk, but also to fresh milk, because all germs of fermentation, which might h
therein, are destroyed. * conl& >i
It is economical, oue can representing fully three auartsof common mlik-men’a mev
eraliy obtained in cities, and about l‘i caos ot the cheap brands of sugar-milk. One ' geo '
te.(spoonfuls, added to a cup of coffee or tea, make a rich and finely flavored drink or*7°
color. Sugar may be added to sutt the taste. ®Pl©ndidf
It dissolves best in boiling water, while also warm water will solve it quite readd* r,
solved it can be Used for all purposes of fresh milk—cnocolato, soups, baking and cookin'
all kinds. ln * of
Prominent physicians recommend it as the most excellent article of food for infants n
valids. or ' D -
For small infante weak solutions are used, which are made stronger with increaor,
Later ali kinds of wholesome food may be prepared out of flour, corn-starch, arrow-root Bse ’
meal, farina, rice, barley, etc., etc. ”
S. GUCKENHEIMFiR & SON
STATE AGENTS, SAVANNAH, HA. *
BIG INI)U< EHE.VI'S,
J. G. Nelson & Co.’s Splendid Offer to
the Public.
J. G. Nelson & Cos. are offering extra in
ducements to purchasers. They intend
giving to each purchaser ot $1 worth of
goods the privilege ot participating in
their gift entertainment, to be given on,
May 1,1887. They will give away the fol
lowing articles:
1 barrel Patapsoo Flour.
I case Soap.
1 case Peaches.
1 case Tomatoes.
1 case Pineapples.
1 case Corn.
While offering these extra influaementai
the firm will continue to sell as low, if not
lower than any house in the oity.
All these prizes are goods of the best
quality.
OPENING 1887.
Plabhsk'a Spring Millinery
Opening, the event eagerly awaited for
by our ladies, takes place to-morrow and
Tuesday. In extending this grand dis
play to the public, we ask your critical
examination of the prices on our millin
ery, parasols, and needlework, We assert
them as the lowest in this oity. We now
await, you to verily our assertion. Don’t
fail to attend.
It is No Joke.
No retraction of the facts as advertised
in another column by the popular dry
good!, house of David Welsbein.
Read his “ad.” carefully and avail
yourself of the opportunity to pur
chase the immense bargains which
he announces for the week. Make
a special note of the days of special sale
to avoid disappointment, as he has oer
tatn days only for his bargains in Towels,
Seersuckers, Dress Ginghams, Marseilles
Quilts. Silk Parasols, English Cambrics,
Solid Black Calicoes and Jerseys, which
he sells at those prices only ou the dates
named.
At PiKtmhek’s Grand Opening
To-morrow and Tuesday will be dis
played five hundred styles ladies’ and
misses parasols in solids, striped and
gorgeous combinations at low prices.
New drink, Pineapple Bon Bon, at
Livingston’s Pharmacy.
Evaporated apnoots. J.G. Nelson &
Cos.
LaFar asks your patronage be given at
his new store, 29 Bull street..
•*Bt, Gall,” Switzerland.
The home of fine needlework will be
represented by Platshek’s vast display
ol Swiss snd lace flouuoings to-morrow
and Tuesday.
Try a pound of our Blended Coffee,
Mocha, Java and Rio, only 2,">c. a pound.
J, G. Nelson & Co.®
New Milk Shake, Red Currant, at Liv
ingston’s Pharmacy.
Richest Event of tlie Seanon.
Platshek’s grand spring millinery open
ing to-morrow and Tuesday will be a
great treat. Don’t fall to attend.
Remember we are selling the best fiOc.
Rloe in the city. J. G. Nei.bon & Cos.
E aster, Easter.
The above holiday is approaching, and
parents, guardians, etc., will be on the
lookout for bargains in Boys’ and Chil
dren’s Suits.
As the old savlDg, we have in time or
peace prepared for war, and bought one
ot the larg' st and most varied line of
Boys’ and Children’s Clothing ever ex
hibited in Savannah.
We have placed some on our counters
at such prices as will be within the
reach of all, and which will, beyond anv
doubt, sell themselves.
We have but one price throughout the
house, with each and every article mark
ed in plain figures, which makes it
easier for the buyer as well as ourselves,
and at the same time gives those that are
not judges of goods the opportunity to
buy as cheap as those that are.
A general invitation is extended to one
and all to call and tramine our stook and
prices. If wishing to purchase or not, as
ail will receive the same treatment.
The vouug, middle-aged, old, lean and
stout men must not think we havo ne
glected them, as we are prepared for one
and all, and are satisfied that u call and
examination of our stock and pricea will
prove a mutual benefit. Appel & Scbaui,
One Price Clothiers, IG3 Congress street.
A forest ol flowers, plumes and tips at
.Platshek’s spring millinery opening to
morrow and Tuesday.
Beautiful Handkerchiefs and Ties. I,a-
Far’s new store, 29 Bull street.
Perfumed Crab Eyes 60. and 100., at
Livingston’s Pharmaoy.
Embroidered black silk irloves and
mitts for ladies and cbildi on at Platshek’s
spring millinery opening to-morrow and
Tuesday.
Cbooolate Caramel, new, ala mode, at
Livingston’s Pharmacy.
Elegant designs crepe !!se ruchlngs
and laco neckwear at. Platshck's spring
millinery opening to-morrow and Tues
day.
Elegaut llmbrollaa, Silk or Worsteds,
at LaFar’* new store, 29 Bull street.
Pique tucked and piuiu front uhemiuot e
collars at Platshck’s spring millinery
opening to-raurrow uud Tuesday
JtoMjon & Cairo jvt. jj.
We have just received the
most elaborate and extensive,
line of Japanese goods ever
brought to the South. They
comprise Cloths used for def
lations, Curtains (or Trim
mings), Screens, Fans. Para
sols. Lanterns, Dusters, Scrolls,
Mats, Splashers, Napkins!
Storksand Ornaments of every
conceivable kind. Our prices
will be found low, and for
House Decorations this class
of goods goes farther and
more for the money than any
thing that can be used.
Ladies w ill do well to give
these goods a careful ex
amination.
L & B. S. M. fi
N. P>. —We carry a large
line of Room Mouldings and
furnish men to put them up.
iU.tuicio and (Oratra.
Headquarters
—FOR-
J^arbleized
Slate Mantels
AND
Fine Grates.
Largest line toee'ect from in this city.
Fin Roofing.
AGENTS FOR THE RICHARDSON A
BOYNTON CO.’B CELEBRATED
RANGES,
Hot Air Furnaces
AND
Baltimore Heaters.
John A. Douglass & Cos..
161 Broughton St.,
Savannah, - -
gn utfs.
Moles for Sale,
SIX MULES
IN FIRST-CLASS CONDITION.
DIXON & MURPHY,
r, IHtAVTQM STREET.
£Vntritr attP jinneim.
THE CHEAPEST PLACE TO BUY
Wedding Presents,
Such an DIAMONDS FINK STERLING SIL
VERWARE. ELEGANT JEWELRY.
FRENCII CLOCKS, Etc.,la to bo found at
A. L. DESBOUILLONS,
21 HULL SI REST,
tlic aolo auront for thecclbrtod BOCKFORU
RAILROAD WATCHES, and who
mac on a epccialty of
18-Karat Wedding Bin s
AMI) THE it INKS! WATCHES*
Any thing you Ituy from bun bam* warrMtod
U reiireanutod,
Onora Classes at Cot*

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