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NINA VAN ZANDT DYING. TEE PROXY BRIDE OF AUGUST SPIES IN ILL HEALTH. She Has Cut Loose From Her Family and Is Having a Hard Time A Belief That She Will Not Live to Hear the Final Decision on the Anarchist’s Appeal. A Chicago letter to the New York Star ays: August Spies’proxy maiden wife, Nina Van Zandt, is failing rapidly in health,and it in not likely that she will live even to learn the decision of the Supreme Court with refer ence to her loved one’s fate. A few weeks ago, as I was riding out in a Milwaukee avenue street ear, I noticed a lady deeply veiled sat opposite me. There was a wan look and an expression of inex pressible sadness about the face that touched me, and I became more and more convinced that I had somewhere known her. The deep veiling, however, prevented immediate rec ognition, and I rode several blocks before I summoned oourage to speak. Crossing to the other side of the car, as a burly fellow went out, leaving vacant the seat beside her, I sat down by her side. She started at the first word of 'recognition from me, and said: “You must be mistaken, sir. Ido not think we ever met before.” and then raising her veil, she added: “Oh, it is you, is it? I thought it was someone who "knew me from that,” and she pointed to a large placard picture of herself, swing ing in the centre of the car, advising all to go at once to “Blank's Dime Museum; wax figure of Nina Van Zandt on exhibition for a limited time only." “Never mind,” I replied, “no one would recognize you now from that picture.” “Isn’t it an outrage," she said after a mo ment’s pause, “to have one’s name and por trait thus blazoned upon every thorough fare. and a wax figure caricature in a mu seum ! And yet the court has decided that neither mv name nor my picture is a part of me, and anybody can take them up and use them. 1 thought surely that the court would sustain the injunction against the wax figure. No wonder that large classes of men are losing respect for law. I believe the laws, however, are good enough —some of them—if the Judges were as good or as just as the laws. Have you any good news for me?” she added. “You were at Ottawa when the case was argued before the Supreme Court? Did the Judges look like they were favorable to our side? I wish I could have seen them. If I could only have watched their expression as Mr. Swett and Cant. Black were plead mg, I could have divined the outcome. Don't you know any thing good to tell me about it?” I have known Miss Van Zandt for some time, long before she made the foolish mis take of marrying by proxy a man whose liberty had been curtailed by legal proce dure. I had known her when her cheeks were full and rosy red, when her eyes sparkled with the fund of mirth, wit, in telligence, energy and will of the brain be hind them. I liial khown her when she was at least, one-third heavier than now. I had known her when there was no sadness in the expression of a face as beautiful, as intelli gent, as sweet as one would wish to look upon. We had been friends, are friends, both before and since her sad infatuation and sadder mistake. I looked upon the beautiful face of my friend, made even more beautiful by its sadness, until I could not bear to look longer. No, I had no good news to tell her, unless it might bo good to tell her that she was dying. “I know nothing more than you have read in the papers,” I replied. “Oh!” she said, “I never real the papers. lyhy, ——, yon know I would be a maniac in a month if I rend the awful things they say atout me. Did the attorneys make good argu ments at Ottawa ?” “Yes,” I replied. “They did.” Both sides made excellent speeches. But you have never seen the supreme judges upon the bench or you would not expect me to de scribe any changes of countenance. Their countenances never change. They sit there like seven solemn owls, except that, an owl sometimes winks or rolls its eyes. The ideai judge is as motionless as the exhumed mum mies of Ramses II or Sethi I.” “Where are you going out this way?” I asked. “I am going to call on Mr. Spies’ sister; she lives on the avenue, and I come out hore every day or two for someone to talk to. I get afraid of myself when alone.” “You are looking much thinner (and I had almost, said older) than you did a few weeks ago.” “Oh, this worry is killing me. Not only the anxiety about the outcome of Iho case, but the intolerable throngs of callers, cu rious only to see me. and the army of beg gai-s who have read that I was rich: and then the letters, bushels of them, from every conceivable sort of people, some of them threatening my life, and some asking for money; many abusing me, and no end to the marriage proposals from unknown vaga bonds who sav they art* much better than auy Anarchist; that Mr. Spies will lie hanged anyhow, and I had better conclude to accept their offer. A great manv include photos, so that I can see how good-looking they are. Oh. 1 did not know the world was so full of silly fools as it seems to be. “I am nervous, sleepless and nearly wor ried to death. The injunction suit cost me a great, deal of money, and my income has been shut off on every hand. I have nothing now but the income on my book on the life of Mr. Spies, and the attacks of the press nave made its sales very slow. I have not spoken to mother or father for montlis. Then came that cruel edict from the jailer that I should not be allowed to set* Mr. Spies sven through iron bars.” Here she broke down and tears were visi ble in her eyes as we came to the street where Miss Spies lived. I got off the car and walked with Miss Van Zandt to the gate of her friend’s house, where we parted, with a promise that I would call at tier office at an early date. Meantime 1 made an afternoon rail upon her mother, Mrs, Van Zandt. I wus ushered into a parlor furnished with all that wealth und taste could afford. Mrs. Van Zandt tame in weeping. “I was trying to forget,” she said, “when the servant brought your card; and. while 1 wanted ever so much to lee you, your name brought bnek all the past to me. O, Mr. , our home is ruined! *ts light is gone. My only child—my daughter—my Nina!” I said: “I thought you and Mr. Van Zandt had consented to the marriage. I was not aware of any discoid between Nina and yourself.” “\Ve did consent to the marriage at first: then the Sheri if prohibited it, and Nina agreed with us to let the matter drop until the final result should be known. The secret proxy inarmum was without our knowledge or consent. ISma has not treated us right. And oh, these horrid |Mq>ers. To be dragged before the public, lied about, abused, sneered at for things that wo have had no hand in. and matters which are not of public con cern, even If true; they have made my life tin bearable.’" Mrs. Van Zaildt nmdo a full statement of the difficulty between herself and Nina, most of which it is none of the public's hesi n<s to know. Far better hail it been for Nina had she kept tier mother as counselor and guide. Nina has not stayed at home since the proxy marriage, and has hurdly spoken toner mother. “Do you know,” said Mrs. Van Zandt, “I believe that some of the uttornoys in that case persuade l, induced and coaxed Nina Into taking that step, thinking the effect m>on public sentiment and the Supremo Court would be good. Understand me, Ido not s.iy that Nina ills* not love Mr. Hides’ she worships him. We all admire him very' muon, and 1 do not wonder at iny daughters love for him. Hut neither lie nor she had auv idea of marriage until the entire diffi culty was settled. If he was released they were v, be married at once. I Mime this ridiculous proxy buelnew was arranged bv And It has Gad its ■S 1 .. Mv home and hnppim are ruined' h !*> of mind is gone; the transac- tion reacted against Mr, Spit's, and did his cast- more harm than good.” Miss Nina Van Zandt's office is at No. 102 Washington street, where she attends to fill ing orders for her books. She looks fully 20 years older than before her acquaintance witli Spies. Soon she will not care for the opinions of this world. Ixmg tofore the Supremo Court will have announced its de cision unless it should be given at the June term, Nina Van Zandt will not be among those anxious to hear the verdict. She will be where affairs of this earth will trouble her no more. THE PARIS THEATRE HORROR. A Glance at the Victims of the Opera Oomique Holocaust. I'arm Letter to London Truth. All along the Boulevards, from the Made leine to the Chateau d’Eau, there is a block of earriagos, private and hired. One stream of wheeled vehicles goes from the wast to the purlieus of the Opora Comique, and the other from the east. The Princess Hohenlohe, who has n passion for strong drama, whether it is to be found in the Assize Courts, the streets, or at the tlieutres, lias hurried here from Alsace to be in the swim of tout le monde. and to enjoy a good, rousing sensa tion. The finest folks, no less than the com monest wretches, have been in the queues before the improvised mortuaries, which are nothing less than chambers of horror —so horrible that Grevin’s most gruesome wax works nmy hide their diminished heads. Ever since Wednesday night streams of people —some of whom are habitual idlers, but most of whom have forsaken work to satisfy curiosity—have ilowed sluggishly and steadily along the different streets that debouch on the Opera Comique; but none of them could get so far as that, hill's of policemen huvmg barred the way against all who hail not passes from the Prefecture. Being on good terms with the Prefect, I was able to run this police blockade and to get a Colonel of the Fire Brigade to take me over the ruins. There was in them a silent eloquence that was nothing less than appal ing. Every sense, save the auditive one,was startled beyond endurance. You felt as if in a steam bath. Though fourteen engines had been at work for several days, the fire was not quite out, and you might have roasted eggs in the black rubbish, it was so hot. The pungent odor of charcoal took away one’s breath, and made one feel dizzy and as if lead and not brains were in one’s skull. Elsewhere—-pardon my realism—there was a strong and, under the circumstances, a sickening smell of roasted meat when I was on the theatre of the great lire of Wednes day night. It was sui generis. I suppose a cannibal would have been delighted. “There must,” said the Colonel, “boa deep strata of victims here, t his gridiron scent is so strong. But we pa lit, to in any haste to dig them out; the building is too shaky to meddle witli the fallen rafters here unless in the most cautious way.” One did not much discern charnel-house smells. This is be cause of the mass of charcoal in which the unfortunates who met a fiery death were imbedded. It was only when one got near one of the few boxes which remained that the nostrils were dreadfully offended. “Look up there,” said the Colonel. I did as he told me, and beheld in a box that held on, as if by a mira cle, to the wall, three Indies with blackened visages. Ono was in black velvet. An other had a jet cuirass. The third was in pink and white, and had flowers in a mass of frizzed fair hair. Her mouth was opened, as if gasping for breath; the lips were greatly curled back; and two rows of white, even teeth were laid bare. The others leant back in their clmirs quite quietly, and one of them held a fan on the ledge of the box. They formed the most awful sight I think I ever gazed upon. The probability is that, despairing of <-scaping in the fearful torrent of human beings which tore in the dark along corridors and stairs, they returned to their seats and quietly waited to be burned or suffocated. Death came upon them in the form of suffocation. It was impossible, up to the time I saw them, to get near them, anil so they remained in their conspicuous position for several days. Who these ladies are nobody has an idea. The freaks of the fire at the Opera Comique were very odd. Thus press doors were burned away in the wardrobe room, and the costumes hanging in the racks wore in many instances hardly injured. Black must be greatly the fashion, although there is no court anywhere in mourning. All the seven ladies who were found in a cluster were in arrangements of the color dear to Whistler. I cannot think in virtue of what law they got together, for they were clearly not re lated, and the dressmakers’ stamps on the inner belts of their corsages were in no two cases the same. An English artist whom I took to the mortuary was struck with the elegance of the gloves, the boots and shoes, and the stockings. Wliat struck me was the horri ble mockery of fashion expressed in the condition of the fashionably-attired bodies. The quantity of jewels found was prodi gious. DESERTED ALMOST AT THE ALTAR. A Society Sensation in the Quiet Town of Asheville. Raleigh, N. C., Juue 10. —An unequaled sensation of its kind agitates the people of that well-known summer resort, the moun tain town of Asheville, this .State. Tuesday pajiers there announced that on Wednesday, at Trinity Episcopal church, Rev. Percy R. Eubuhks', of the Episcopal parishes of "Lex ington and Concord, would marry Miss Netty Henry, daughter of the late Judge J. L. Henry, of Asheville. All the parties were well-known and Akcioty was interested The groom, a very stylish young clergy man of fine family, left for Asheville Tues day night. U)x>n his arrival there, early Wednesday morning, he begun to prepare for the marriage. As he was at tiring himself his liest man came in witli the appalling announcement that there was no bride. The preacher was literally struck nil of a heap at this news. It was hut too true. The expected bride had, without ceremony, and heavily veiled, taken the train out of Asheville the previous evening and had gone East, actually passing Preacher Eubanks at the town of Marion, a meeting point of trains, but there was no meeting. Society is literally on its beam ends. Preacher Eubanks has left the city, sadder und wiser. No one knows whither the in tended bride has gone, and no one can give a reason for her action. FINE RACES YESTERDAY. Procrastination Wins First Race at. St Louis and Miss Ford the Seotjtid Bt. Louis, June 13.—The following were the events to day: Finsv Hack -One and a quarter miles. Pro crastination won. with Mahoney second uud Pete Willis third. Time 2:11. Second Rack One and one-eightli miles. Hiss Ford won, with Carey second and Rosalind third. Time 1:57. Third Rack One and one-eiglith miles. Hem pi tie won, with Rebel Scout second and Alamo third. Time 1:57%,. For lira Rack— St. Louis sweepstakes for two year-olds owned in St. Louis; five furlongs. Itttcelund won, with Van behind second and Rita R. third. Time 1 :0A4 Fifth Rack Purse for two-year-olds and up wards; three-quarter mile; seventeen starters. Cora L. won, with Howard (Iruy second and Dudley Oaks third. Time 1:10. LYNCH LAW. A Murderer Arrested at Shelby Depot and Strung Up. Memphis, June 13.—Dago Joe, the'half breed who shot anil killed \Valter Haynes at Shelby Depot, Miss., on May 18, was taken yefterilay afternoon from the officers by a crowd of fifty men and hanged to a tree. He laid been arrested at Texarkana and brought hack on a requisition. An Exquisite Perfume Cling* to the skin of those who use Colgate’s unsurpassed Toilet Soaps. Cashmere Bou quet most popular. TIIE MORNING NEWS: TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 1887. WASHINGTON'S HOME. MOUNT VERNON UNDER THE CON TROL OF THE LADY REGENTS. The Mansion and Its Furnishings Kept as Near as Possible as It Was When Washington Occupied It -Interesting Relics of the First President—A Model Farm. From the Sew York Sun. Washington, June 11.—Mount Vernon is at all times more or less visited by strangers, but at this season the tomb of Washington is the Mecca for crowds of pilgrims. The home of Washington was never more beau - tiful or better eared for than at this time. A great deal has been said alxiut turning tlie house into a museum, but there is hardly an article in it that did not belong to or was not associated with Washington and the Washington family. All the rooms are now furnished and named for States. The largest room, usually called the banquet hall or state dining room, is now known as the New York Room. It is in this room where the Regent, Mrs. Lily Macallister Laughton, of Pennsylvania, and the Vice Regents from otiier States hold the annual council. They sit around the handsome mahogany table purchased from funds realized by Mrs. John Sherwood’s readings, given especially for the purpose. The table is an extension, and when a dozen or fifteen women are around it in council, Washington’s banquet hall presents a business-like appearance. Mrs. Townsend, Vice Regent for New York, last year had the walls of this room restored to their original color, also the ceiling, ports of which had fallen. Rembrandt Peale’s “Washington Before Yorktown ’ hangs on the west side of the r< Kim. It was given by the artist’s heirs to the Mount Vernon Association fourteen years ago. Washington is on horseback, and with him are Lafayette, Hamilton. King, Lincoln and Rochambeau. The picture is framed in the wood of a tree that grew on the farm of Robert Morris. The military equipments used by Washington in the Brad dock campaign are shown in a glass case. The pretty story is told of the banquet hall that Lafayette helped to put the first paper on the walls on his third visit to this country in 17K4. The paper was brought over from England, and the room was to to made ready for a ball given in honor of Lafayette. But the paper-hanger, or “up holsterer,” as he was then called, disap pointed Mrs. Washington, and when the gallant Marquis understood the situation he at once offered his services. He, with other guests, and Gen. Washington went to work and papeied the room. Of course the ball took place, and was, no doubt, more festive than if given under more formal auspices. The only interesting thing in the New York room, not a Washington relic, is an old British flag that belonged to Gen. Grant. It is red silk, and so very old that it is quite in tatters, and to preserve it the regents have had it mounted on plush and framed. The Washington family dining room is now the South Carolina room. The side board in this room is a veritable relic, used by Washington and his wife at Mount Ver non. It was presented by the wife of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who wished it to go back in its original place. Mrs. Lee gave the side board for Mount Vernon to the wife of the late Surgeon General Bjirnes, who is the Vice Regant for the District of Columbia. Among the whole number of Vice Re f ents two only are unmarried women- —Miss /ongfellow, daughter of the poet, who, of course, represents Massachusetts, and Miss Emily Harper, Vice Regent of Maryland. Miss Longfellow is a tali, slender woman, with fine, expressive eyes, and hair once (lark, but prematurely gray. She chose Washington’s library for tne Massachusetts Room, and has furnished it with interesting things, though there are none of the revolu tionary relics kept in this room by Wash ington now to be seen. Boston bought many of the books and pamphlets for her Athenaum nearly forty years ago. The room itself is curious in the many panels or closets in the walls. Miss Harper has furnished for Maryland Eleanor Custis’ bedroom. Mrs. Laughton, for Pennsylvania, lias furnished what was once known as the “River Room.” Only part of the furniture is original. It is claimed for the bedstead that Washington used it in his march to Valley Forge. New Jersey has the “Lafayette Room,” the chamber occupied by the distinguished Frenchman when a guest at Mount Vernon. The bureau is the same used by Lafayette, and an engraving of his portrait by Ary Scheffer hangs on the wall, the original portrait being in the House of Representa tives. • Only one room in the mansion is fitted up throughout with real Washington furniture, and this is the bedroom where he died. Vir ginia, under her Vice-Regent, Mrs. Emma Read Ball, whose husband is a grandson of Washington’s niece, Frances Washington 8011, has charge of this room. Mrs. Ball declares that everything in this chamber was used by Washington at Mount Vernon. The room just, over this one, and where Mrs. Washington died a year and a half later, has but one piece of the original fur niture, a snuill mahogany corner-stand. The wife of the late Alexander Mitchell, and Vice-Regent for Wisconsin, has reproduced the original furniture in mahogany. The bed hangings and chairs, originally of bright print, are copied in woollen cretonne. Tho pillow-cases have reproduced tho embroid ered crest and initials “M. W.” The main hull is taken by Alnliamn, through the Vice Regent, Mrs. Herbert; Ohio has the east parlor, and Illinois the west parlor;Georgia has Mrs, Washington’s sitting rooom: Delaware has one of the bed rooms; West Virginia the green room, and four bedrooms are furnished by Connecti cut. Maine, North Carolina and the District of Columbia, through their Vice Regents. Mount Vernon has various sources of rev enue. One of the most satisfactory to the Regents and to visit us is the sale of (lowers. Tim tea rose. Mary Washington, is the popu lar rose, and is sold more than any other to strangers, who would not find tho same ro.se l>y any other name as sweet as the name of Washington's mother. Ten of tho two hun dred acres forming the Mount Vernon es tate are in the beautiful lawn about the mansion. There are fifty acres of wood land, and the rest are in pasturage, grain, orchards und kitchen gardens. The Regents design to make it, as far as possible, a model farm, and a great deal of attention is given to fine stock. The old lunch room lias been banished, and one finds now in tho “family kitchen” only sweet milk, to be bought by the glass or quart , and at a moderate price. The milk is, next to the roses, one of the chief sources of revenue. The orchards are young trees, but very soon the yield of fruit must be considerable, and, of course, will bo an additional income. It is interesting to know that. Washing ton’s farm, once given over to slave lalior, is now wholly managed by women, who not onlv arc ambitious to make it a model farm and profitable, but are lx mud by certain conditions to keep the place, as far as possi ble, in its original Washingtonian fashion. The mansion must be kept in repair, but it must not lie changed. In the flower garden, for example, the box plant is preserved in the exact design of the hedges plan toil by Washington. The four big sweet shrub trees given to him bv Jefferson still flourish in the same spot. The liest guide liook, in fact tile only on, to Mount Vernon for a dozen years past is tho work of a woman, Elizabeth Bryant Johnston. If tho Regents were men there would be a vast ileal less sentiment about Washington’s home and burial place, though it might “tiay” bet ter in the farming sense. It was Miss Pamelia Cunningham, of Georgia, who organized the Ladies' Mount Vernon Asso ciation and became the first Regent. She believed the women of this country should have the care of Mount Vernon. Tho Regents wisely cherish every senti ment, and t lie smallest, association with Washington’s life, death, mid memiJfy. For this reason, if no other, Mount Vernon is Incoming every year more attractive and interesting to all classes of Americans, and to the most distinguished strangers from every part of the world. Two hundred thousand dollars was the sum paid for Mount Vernon's two hundred acres. Miss Cunningham appealed to American women for money, and Edward Everett gave nearly $70,000 from the pro ceeds of his famous lecture on the “Life and Character of Washington.” ASTRONOMERS BY THE EARS. Prof. Klein Responds to Prof. Proctor Anent the Star of Bethlehem. From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Hartford. Kv., June 0. — I am greatly surprised to read Prof. Richard A. Proctor’s criticism of my discovery of the “Star of Bethiehcm,” Judging from the tone of his letter, I am inclined to believe that he be longs to the old-fogy school of astronomers, who still clmg to old exploded theories in the face of all modern research. Now, in the face of his criticism, I again announce to the scientific world that I have discovered the “Star of Bethlehem.” And the “Star of Bethlehem” it is. Prof. Proctor says: “Any one who can see Cassiopeia at night in the middle of May toward the zenith deserves most assuredly the attention of the world.” Now, I did not claim to see Cassiopeia at night at all. I saw it in the afternoon liefore sundown, and closely skirting the horizon, and not in the zenith. I belong to the modern school of astrono mers, and have discovered that by the use of a smoked glass and mirror attachment to my telescope I can detect heavenly bodies, even in close proximity to the sun, in broad daylight. Any schoolboy or any person who has gazed uixm an eclipse of the sun through a smoked glass can readily under stand the principles involved fumy new method. It is not necessary for me to wait until the shades of night appear in order to detect a heavenly body, which by that time would to below the horizon, and conse quently invisible from our latitude. If Prof. Proctor will take the trouble to provide himself with modern astronomical instruments—with a smoked glass and a mirror—and endow his old fogy mind with a few modern and progressive astronomical ideas, and will take a peep heavenward about 4 o’clock any afternoon this time of year, he will find the constellation of Cas siopeia in the position I have described it, and in the midst of that rich old constella tion he will see the Star of Bethlehem blaz ing forth with lustre most intense. Ridicule it and the Christian religion and the New Testament-inspired account of this wonderful star as he may, it still remains intact, “the Star of Bethlehem,” just as the Christian religion, which has been assailed by Bob Ingersoll and other infidels, is still with us and still guides countless multitudes on the path that leads to the pearly gates of the New Jerusalem. God’s ways are past finding out, oven to the wisest astononier and scientist; and when Prof. Proctor says that it was impossible for the great creator of the universe to cause the sun to stand still, or for the Star of Bethle hem to guide the wise men of the East to the manger in which the infant Savior lay, he is treading on dangerous ground, for God, the great Creator of the univei-se, could cer tainly frame laws for the movements of his heavenly bodies to suit just such important events, whether Prof. Proctor or any other scientists of this day can understand how it was done or not. 1 )oes Prof. Proctor un derstand how God hung the earth upon nothing, or why he created Jupiter, Saturn. Mars, or the constellation of Cassiojjeia, or ri thousand other or why he created Prof. Proctor to take issue with him and with the New Testament and with “The Kentucky Professor” who dared to announce his discovery to the world even in the face of the vials of wrath hurled at his head by the great, the noted and the tal ented, but In this instance the greatly mis taken, English astronomer? I do not claim my recent discovery as being the Tycho Brahe star, which appeared in the years of 945 and 1264 in a traet in the heavens between Cassiopeia and Cepheus. I simply claim it is the original Star of Beth lehem, and I defy Prof. Proctor or any other astronomer to prove that it is not. John M. Klein, Of Hartford Observatory. Gipsy Humor. From Blackwood. The Tziganes are rarely wanting in a cer tain humor and power of repartee, which often disarms the anger they have justly provoked. A gipsy lieing in prison for hav ing sworn falsely, was visited by the priest, who tried to convince him of the sinfulness of his conduct in swearing to what he had not seen. “You are loading a heavy sin on your soul,” said the priest. “Have I got a soul?” asked the Tzigane, innocently. “Of course you have a soul; every man has one.” “Can your reverence swear that I have got a soul?” “To be sure T can.” “Yet your reverence cannot see my soul; so why should it be wrong to swear to what 1 have not seen ?” In a travelling menagerie, the keeper, showing off his animals to a large assembled audience, pointed to the cage where a furi ous lion was pawing the ground, and pom pously announced tlmt he was ready to give a thousand florins to whoever would enter that cage. “I will,” said a starved looking Gipsy, stepping forward. “You will?” said tho keeper, looking con temptuously at the small, puny figure. “Very well, please yourself and walk in,” and he made a feint of opening the door. “Step in. Why are you not coming?” “Certainly.” said the Gipsy. “I have no sort of objection to earning a thousand florins so easily; and I only wait till you re move that, very unpleasant-looking animal, which occupies the cage at present. '' Of course the laugh was turned against the showman, who in his proposition had only spoken of the cage, without mentioning the lion. A starving and shivering gipsy once craving hospitality, was asked to choose what lie preferred, food or warmth. Would he have something to eat, or would he rather warm himself at the hearth? “If you please,” he answered, “I would like best to toast myself a piece of bacon at the fire.” A man abusing a gipsy who had stolen his horse, declared thut he could produce half a dozen witnesses to attest the fact. “What are half a dozen witnesses?” said the Tzigane; “I can produce a whole dozen who have not seen it!” Some gipsy proverbs are as follows; .“Aiter misfortune comes fortune.” “Better a donkey which lets you ride, than n fine horse which throws you off.” “Those are the fatten fishee which fall back from the line in the water.” "It is not good to choose women or cloth by candle-light.” “What is the use of a kiss, unless there be two to divide it?” “Who has got luck need only sit at home with his mouth open.” “Who wants to steal potatoes must not forget the sack.” 1 “Two liuitl stones do not grind small.” m “l’nlite words cost little and do much.” w “Who flutters you has either cheated you or wants to cheat.” “\\ lio waits till another calls him to sup per, often remains hungry.” “If you have lost your horse, then vou can throw away saddle and bridle os well.” “Said Aaron to Mane*, I-rfJt'ii cut off our nones/* Aaron must have been a sufferer from ca tarrh. The desperation which catarrh pro duces is often sufficient to make people say and do many rash things, and many con finin' suffering just as if no such cur- mi Dr. Mage’* Catarrh Remedy existed. It cures every case from the simplest to the most complicated, and nil the consequence* of catarrh. A |>erson cnee cured by Dr. Sago’s Catarrh Remedy will not be apt to take i-old again, as It leaven the mucous mem brane healthy and stony. By druggist*. MARRIAGES. _ GIGNILLIAT-HEYWARdT Married, on the evening of .lune 9th, 1887, nt the resident* of Mr. T. Savage Heyward, the bride's brother. Mb. William Gigsilliat to Miss MaryCaro lisk Heyward, or Savannah, Ga., youngest daughter of the late George C. Heyward, of South Carolina. MKKTIM.'. ANCIENT LANDMARK LODGE AO. 231, F. A. M. The regular monthly meeting of thin A Lodge will lie held at Masonic Temple W THIS (Tuesday) EVENING at 8 o’clock. Members of sister Lodges and visiting ~ brethren arc united to attend. XV. S. ROCKWELL, W. M. John S. Haines. Secretary. CHIPPEWA THIBE NO. 1, I. O. OF R. M. A regular meeting of this Tribe will be buhl THIS EVENING at 8 o'clock (and hereafter), corner Bull and Bay streets. Visiting and transient brethren fraternally in vited. S. A. BORDERS. Sachem. C. F. M. Bernhardt. Chief of Records, j SAVANNAH CADETS. HEADQUARTERS SAVANNAH CADETS. ) Savannah, Ga., June 13,1887. ( You are hereby ordered to attend a regu- ? lar meeting of the corps to lie held Sj at the Armory on TUESDAY EVENING,mj 14th inst., at 8 o'clock. By order of Wf H. M. BRANCH, IL* Captain Commanding. sMs R. P. Lovell, First Sergeant. SPECIAL NOTICES. NOTICE. Office of Commissioners ) AND EX-OFFICIO JUDGES, CHATHAM Cos., Ga.. - Savannah, Ga., June 14, 1887. ) Notice is hereby given that on and after WEDNESDAY, 15th inst., and until further notice, the causeway connecting Isle of Hope with the mainland will be closed to travel daily from 10 o’clock a. m. to 4 o'clock p. m.. for the purpose of cutting a waterway and bjiilding a bridge thereon. By order of Commissioners Chatham County. JOHN R. DILLON. Clerk C. C. C. TO THE BONDHOLDERS OF THE SAVAN NAH SCHI ETZEN GESELLSCHAFT. You are hereby notified to present your re ceipts for bonds at the law office of Lester <t Ravenel and receive your pro rata share of the fund in court from sale of Sehuetzen Park. SIMON GUCKENHEIMER, JACOB PAULSEN, June 13th, 1887. Trustees and Receivers. NOTICE. Neither the Captain nor Consignee of the Ger man bark “Meteor,” A. Voss, Master, will be re sponsible for any debts contracted by the crew. S. FAT3IAN, Consignee. June 13th, 1887, NOTICE TO CONSIGNEES. Schooner “Charmer," from New York, is now discharging cargo at Ducuworth’s Wharf. All goods left on dock after 6 o’clock p. m. at owner’s risk McDONOUGII & CO., Agents. SPECIAL NOTICE. All persons are hereby cautioned against har boring or trusting any of the crew- of the Nor wegian Bark “Nornta,” as no debt of their con tracting will be paid by Master or A. R. SALAS & CO., Consignees. lO DOZEN White and Brown Helmet Hats, 8 dozen Cloth Hats, 6 dozen Soft Felt Hats, for sale low by JAUDON, 150 St. Julian street. NOTICE TO RAILROAD CONTRACTORS. We, the undersigned, have contracted for building the Savannah, Dublin and Western Railroad. All who wish to make contracts for grading, trestliug or furnishing ties, will apply to CARPENTER, GRANT, MUNDAY & CO., Pulaski House, Savannah, Ga. Good prices paid for same. SPECIAL NOTICE. The Savannah Fire anil Marine Insurance Company. A call is hereby made upon stockholders, in accordance with the charter, for an installment of TWENTY-FIVE (25) DOLLARS per share of the capital stock of this Company, being the balance due on said stock, payable at the office of the Company, No. 93 Bay street, .Savannah, Georgia, to the Secretary, on or before the 15th JUNE. 1887. By direction of the Board of Directors. W. H. DANIEL, Secretary. SPECIAL NOTICE. From this date and until further notice the STEAMER KATIE will be withdrawn from the Savannah river, for the purpose of general over hauling- I>ue notice will be given of the re sumption of her route. JOHN LAWTON, Manager. REMOVAL. DR. E. S. PURSE lias removed his office and residence to 340 Liberty, between Whitaker an 1 Bull streets. DR. HEARV s COLD]AG, DENTIST, Office corner Jones and Drayton streets. ELMER’S LIVER CORRECTOR. This vegetable preparation is invaluable for the restoration of tone and strength to the sys tem. For Dyspepsia, Constipation and other ills, caused by a disordered liver, it cannot be excelled. Highest prizes awarded, and in dorsed by eminent medical men. Ask for Ul mer's Liver Corrector and take no other. SIOO a bottle. Freight paid to any address. E. F. ULMER, M. D., Pharmacist, Savannah. Cla. iit\ Goods By Steamer Chattahoochee. m LAWNS, NEW ORGANDIES, NEW r CRINKLE SEERSUCKERS, * COMPLETE LINE of Udine' Children’s it and Lents Summer I ndrrsbirta A full assortment of Empire State Shirts, size from 18 to \7%. Boys' Shirts, from 12 to IHU,. Ladies' and Children’s Lisle Thread Hose, In black and colored. (tents’ Lisle thread and Balbriggan Half Hose in plain and fancy colors. Gents’ Collars and Cuffs, with a complete line of Black and Second Mourning floods, compris ing everything new and desirable. GERMAINE’S, Next Furbor'is. AMUSEMENTS. SAVANNAH THEATRE. Thtirsdav and Friday, -Fine 16 and 17. The Fords. Their opening a grand success. The Press and Public unanimous in their praise. Their efforts appreciated. On above dates we have the honor to present to our many friends T. 4V. Robertson’s charm ing Comedy HOME, as presented at Wallack’s Theatre, New York, preceded by the Famous Q,uai*rel Scene From Julius Caesar, by special request. BRUTUS Mr. Thomas F. McCabe. CASSIUS Mr. Lawrence Hanley. Sale of Reserved Seats commences TUESDAY, DAVIS BROS.' without extra charge. Prices 75c., 50c. and 25c BArSE_ BA.XUL. AMATEURS VS. WARRENS. r pHE first of a series of five games, for the I Amateur Championship of Savannah, will be played at Base Ball Park TUESDAY, JUNE 14th. Admission 25 cents, with privilege of Grand Stand. Ladies cordially invited, free. FRUIT AM) GROCERIES. I WILL SELL The following articles cheaper than can be bought elsewhere: Raisins, Starch, Nuts, Soap, Figs, Clothes Pins, • Dates, Clothes Lines, Dried Apples, Soda, Dried Peaches, Olive Oil, Tea, Toilet Soap, Extracts, Pickles. LEMONS BY THE BOX. LEMONS BY THE HUNDRED. LEMONS BY THE DOZEN. Call and get prices before buying elsewhere. K. POWER, Corner Congress. Bui! and St. Julian. I I AY. CHOICE EASTERN HAY. FANCY WESTERN HAY. Cow Peas. SPECKLED, BLACK EYE, CLAY and MIXED. LEMONS. FRESH STOCK MESSINA LEMONS. CORN, OATS, BRAN, CORN EYES. PEANUTS, ONIONS, ETC. Close Prices on Car Lots of Hay and Grain. 169 BAY. W.D. SIMKINS & CO. INSURANCE. The Savannah Fire k Marine Ins. Cos. CAPITAL $200,000. OFFICE 93 BAY STREET. WM. GARRARD, LEWIS KAYTON, President. Vice President. W. H. PANIEL, Secretary. DIRECTORS. JNO. L. HAMMOND, IIERJIAN MYERS. GEORGE J. BALDWIN, SAMUEL MEINHARD, J. H. ESTILL, L. KAYTON, WM. GARRARD, I. G. HAAS, W H. DANIEL, ANDREW HANLEY, J. B. DUCKWORTH, DAVID WELLS, C. R. WOODS. Note.—On July Ist the office of the company will be at 97 Itav street, the building now occu pied as the Cotton Exchange, MOLASSES. molasses: 500 BARRELS MOLASSES FOR BALE BY C. M. GILBERT & CO HOTELS. WASHINGTON HOTEL 7th and Chestnut Streets, PHILADELPHIA, PA. JOHN TRACY, PROPRIETOR. RATES, 50 PKR DAY. Centrally located, only a short walk from Penn'n and Reading Depots. New Passenger Elevator, Electric Bells, New Dining Room and all modern improvements. Polite attendance and unsiiri>assed table. KITSELL’S PRIVATE HOTEL 91 FIFTH AVENUE, NEAR 17 m STREET, NEW YORK. V MERIC AN and European plans. Location most central. Rooms en suite or singly. First-class board and accommodations. Prices reasonable as a boarding house. JAMES KITSELL, Proprietor. NEW HOTEL TOGNI, (Formerly St. Mark’s.) Newnan Street, near Bay, Jacksonville, Fla. 'T'IIE MOST central House in thecitv. Near 1 Post Office, Street Cars and all Ferries. Nev, and Elegant Furniture. Electric Bells. Baths, Etc. $2 50 to $3 per day. JOHN Is. TOGNI, Proprietor. S. A. UPSON, Manager. DUB’S SCREVEN HOUSE. 'TMIIS POPULAR Hotel Is now provided with 1 a Passenger Elevator itho only one in the city) and has been remodeled and newly fur nished, The proprietor, who by recent purchase is also the owner of the establishment, spares neither pains nor expense in the entertainment oi his guests. The imtronage of Florida visit nrs is earnestly invited. The table of the Screven House Is supplied with every luxury that the markets at home or abroad can afford. THE MOEKISON HOUSE. One of tho Ijargcct Bnardinjj Hounes in tho South. \FKORDS phvisnnt South rooms, pood board with pure Art i•! an Water, at pricn to suit tho ;r wishing tablu. regular or transient accom modations. Northeast comer Brought on and Drnyton streets, opposite Marshall House. SI M M VAX HI ISO IMS. ARDEN PARK HOTEL AND COTTAGES ARDEN, IV. C. r PKNTH successful season. Now Often Send I for descriptive circular. E. H. KEMBLE A CO., Proprietors. r p!D>l SAND ISLANDS —Westminster Hotel, 1 Westminster Park, Alexandria Bay, N. Y "Unquestionably the finest location In the Thousand Islands. Harper Magazine, .Sent, >2*l • for descriptive pamphlet. H. F. IaGLEHAIIT, Proprietor, SUMMER RESORTS. WAR! SPRINGS, Meriwether County, Ga. W ILL BK OPEN JUNE Ist., with first clast ' * accommodations at reasonable rates Warm Springs are on the north side of Pina Mountains, 1,500 feet above sea level and sur rounded by beautiful and romantic seenery The climate is delightfully cool and dry ’ No mosquitoes, dust or mud The Spring one ft Nature’s wonders, flora 1.100 gallons of water (90 degrees temperature? per minute, affording the ' FINEST BATHING in America. The baths are six large pools tea feet square, two to five deep path CLEAR FRESH, WARM WATER unlimited. This water is a sure cure for Dyspepsia and most cases of Rheumatism, Skin and Kidney Diseases. There is also here a fine Chalybeate Spriug. Amusements of all kinds provided Good Livery Stable, Bar and Billiard Saloon, Fiiia Band of Music for Ball room and Lawn The Georgia Midland and Gulf Railroad now niunmg two daily trains from Columbus to Warm Springs, will, on the 15th of June h completed to Griffin, connecting there with 'the Central Railroad for all points North and Fast Two daily mails and Telegraph. For furthei information address CHARLES L. DAVIS, Proprietor MONTVALE SPRINGS, Blount County, - Tennessee, r UHIS Health Resort will be open May Ist, 1887 X The most celebrated Dvspeptic Water known. Elegant Hotel and Grounds. Excellent Table. Telephone connection with Knoxville Rates: $1 per day; §25 per month for May ao i < June: Per day, $lO and §l2 per week, $35 and S4O per month for July and August. Half rates for children. J. q ENGEL, Prop NEW HOLLAND SPRK Gainesville, Hall County, Ga. The Queen- City of the Mountains. This celebrated and ever-popular watering Place will be open for the reception of guest? from JUNE Ist to OCTOBER Ist. The entire establishment has been entirely refitted throughout, and the service and cuisine will be unsurpassed. Rates according to length of stay and location m rooms. Send for circulars giving full particulars BARNES, EVANS & CO. AND CAMP BROS., Lessees and Proprietors. F. J. WHITEHEAD, Manager. The Niagara of the South. TALLULAH, FALLS, GA„ ON the Piedmont Air Line, in the Blue Ride* Mountains, 3,000 feet above sea level. CLIFF HOUSE AND COTTAGES, Open from June to November. For full pap tieulars address F. H. & F. B. SCOFIELD, Proprietors. Late of Hotel Kaatuskill, Catskill Mountains N. Y., and Leland Hotel, Chicago. CPHE ARLINGTON.—Open the year round. 1 This popular hotel, having a commandina and central location, is a brick structure, in modern style of hotel architecture and in com pleteness of appointment is second to no hotel in North Georgia. The commodious office, with an open arcade, dining-room on first floor, and large, airy rooms are newly and handsomely furnished and fitted with all modern convey ienees throughout. In the hotel is located the post office, barber shop and a first-class billiard !>arlor. The cuisine Is unequaled, and the ser. vice in every respect is in keeping with that of the best and home like hotels of the larger cities Under a most liberal management every effort will be made to provide for the comfort aud enjoyment of its guests; with this in view. Wunn’s Celebrated Orchestra, of Atlanta, has been engaged to furoish music during tbs months of July and August. The grand open ing will be given Thursday evening. July 7th 1887. Any information regarding climate, watei and the advantages of our "Queen City" as a summer homo will he cheerfully given on ap plication. Address WINK TAYL< >R, Proprietor, Gainesville, Ga. Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, VIIfGI N I A . —SEASON 1887. OPEN JUNE Ist. First class in all its equip ments. Terms reasonable. Special rate! for families and large parties. For particulars ad 11 red's GEORGE W. FAGG & CO., Montgomery Springs P. 0., Montgomery county. Va. LONG - BRANCH, N. J. United States Hotel, A Select Family and Transient Hotel. OPENS JUNE 25, 1887. LAI RD -Sc VAN CLEAF. McABOY HOUSE, LYNN, N. L IATELY remodeled and refurnished. Baft J rooms ami modern sanitary arrangement;. Terms $25 per month. For further information address L. S. BELL (Carriages meet each train.) POPULAR PRICES Congress Ha 11. SARATOGA SPRINGS, Accommodates 1,000 persons. Rates, $3 per day for rooms, except t hose on parlor ana first floor* Open trom Juue 18 to Oct, 1. CLEMENT & COX, Proprietors. H. S. CLEM ENT, Manager. m THE KENSINGTON. Union Avenue, opposite Congress Springs Park Saratoga Springs, N. Y. OPENS SATURDAY, JUNE 18th. For particulars address 229 Broadway. Rpoir 18, N. V., or 420 Oates Avenue, Brooklyn. N. \ PAUL C. < i RENI N<L^Proprietor, lIIE WHITE SI LITIIH SPBLNIiS, GREENBRIER COUNTY, W VA. The most celebrated of all the Mountain Resorts, and one of the oldest and most ttopulai of American Watering places, will open for tkf season June 1 Elevation above tide-water, 2,000 feet; surrounding mountains, 3,600 fo**> Send for pamphlet describing hygienic advan tages H F. EAKLE, Sup’t. CLARENDON HOTEL, Saratoga Springs, N. Y. OPENS JUNE 25th. Popular rates $3 00 per day I. STEIN FELD, Proprietor.^ f ’AIMS' SPRINGS and BATHS, AlkaliM V 1 Llthia ami Superior Iron Waters, Hump shire county. W. Va. ’nils celebrated mountain rcMirt for health and pleasure; Baths of any temperature; a summer climate unsurpassed; charming summer home with its many improve ments. accommodating 800 guests, opens June Ist. Send for circular and rate sheet ifor medi cal tin,l other testimony). WM. H. SALE, Pro prietor. npHE WATAUGA HOTEL, Blowing Rock, X. I C. In the mountains f North Carolina. 4,000 feet above the sea. Easily accessible. Meat cal graduate on the premises. Terms the lat est in North Carolina. Oitened June Ist for “>■ season. For information address WAT Abu* H< '1 EL CO., Blowing Rock, N. C. DITCHER HOI HE. PAWLING, N. Y., on the Harlem railroad; a large brick structure, first class in every particular. Now open. Tenon reasonable. ben for circulars. WM. H BURROUGHS. Proprietor.