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PHYSIOGNOMY THH) GREAT DETECTIVE WRITES ABOUT BEADING PACES. His Long Experience Leads Him to Discard the So-called Science of Physiognomy and Makes Him Slow About Jumping to Conclusions— Testing a Man’s Veracity by His (Copyright. 1880.) new York, March 23.—1 t is a wise man wjgWmows his own ignorance. Hpim moved to smile when I hear of men cannot have met one-tenth as many freopls as I have, or under such various Jpid peculiar circumstances, asserting that They uficierstand human nature. I doubt if even o*i> man is thoroughly understood by anybdß, least of all by himself. For the purposes of ray business, long experience in dealing with men and women is of incal culable value; it enables the detective to judge quickly concerning the individuals, and acquaints him with many general char acteristics of the human family; but after all, this valuable experience teaches one most important lesson—that it will never do to jump to conclusions on appearances. It lead* the detective to distrust ail gener alizations, all rules for discovering a man’s tendencies, ail that so called science, physi ognomy, and to defend solely upon facts and evidence, meaning by the latter terra, things that wilthold good in a law court. It ft true thraFtbe cast of a ma s features may be of service, and that no detective will examine a supposed flrimiual with his eyes shut; bat physiognomy is merely a facto •in the work, not a guide to it. If all man Wf** savages, if they grew from infancy to manhood and old age with no artificial influences to bend their natures, physiognomy migh be reduced to an exact science. Ido not assert that it could, but admit that it might. In the com plex civilization of to-day, it never can be. For education modifies the lines of the face to a remarkable degree. The growth of in telligence imparts not only a now, softened expression to the face, but actually changes its appearance to an extent that will inevit ably throw the rules of physiognomy into confusion. Not that a crooked nose may become straight, or a large mouth small, but wise habits and the desire to appear well in the world may erase the ugly vice-born wrinkles about the eye* and on the forehead, and effect other changes of a similar nature. While the lines may be modified and the nature refined, the brutal or criminal ten dencies are not, unhappily They may lie dormant thorough out a life time, and they may break out, if the jrovooation arises, at any moment. If this happens, the criminal is a hard case for the detectives. Jiis education has taught him some things that his less fortunate brother in the dives cannot make available It B>mo times happons that vicious ten dencies remain dormant for generations, during which the lines of u man’s face have been subject to constant improvement. In cases, however, when a boy of viciousJparentagi\growsupin vicious surroundings, where his animal nature is given full swing, he grows to manhood a marked criminal, and can be picked out at sight. Just what direction his nature takes however, whether to burglary, swindling, murder, licentiousness, or jietty thieving, cannot be determined with accuracy at a glanco. I have said that physiognomy may be re garded as a factor in criminal detect t mg. Even then it must be applied with caution, and never be depended on without evidence. It J* a good plan to get evidence first and then bav- it up, if j’ou like the diversion, with an analysis of tbe features of the criminal. . In dealing with suspects I try to get hints of their by observing the mouth, tbe eyes, jaws and oars. From the mouth a fair estimatexnay be Obtained of the sub ject’s character as to determination or weak jl will-power, brute cduruge or timidity, chas tity or licentiousness, generosity or selfish ness, cruelty or kindness. It will be observed that this dors not go solar as to make a suspect flatly as a crimi nar honest man; it simply suggests his ton&tticis. In seeking to determine whether a person is telling the truth, 1 de pend a good deal upon the eye 9; not, how ever, upon their general appearance, for the mutit evil-eyed person in the world may tell the truth at times, and some of the best of men may prevaricate upon occasions of great temptation. It is rather the action of the eyes that tells the secret. I try to place the person who is in question, so that the light shiues fully into his face. Then I can see the pupils, and if they waver, or contract more than the light would call for, I feel pretty confident that I am dealing with a liar. It is practically impossible to control the pupil. One wh< se eyes do not waver when he is deceiving a detective usually betrays himse.f by the very effort which gives to his face an appearance of over-confidence, and his assumption of in- St noceat candor becomes a calm stare. How to proceed when convinced that the party |s not telling the truth is another question, And one that is not under discussion. There is not a great deal to be learned worn an inspection of the jaws and ears, but I have noticed that heavy, wide jaws usually go with email ears that lie close to the head. Criminals oi this cast are gen erally desperate characters, hard to handle, who are little amenable to reason and ap preciate only the argument of force. On the other hand, men with lantern jaws and flappy ears, present little difficulty. Ordi nary shrewdness will overcome them and lead them to self-conviction, a feature of detective work, bv-the-way, that is of ira tneuce importance. The police are fre quently censured by ignorant critics for not making arrests with sensational prompt ness. The community may be flooded to to the choking point with moral certainty that a certain individual w ithiu read) is a murderer, or swindler; but what is moral certainty in court without facts? It is often times absolutely necessary to iet a criminal run for a time, under surveillance, of course, in order that he make that slip that almost every criminal makes by which his convic tion is rendered certain. A striking proof of the uncertainly of physiognomy In and termining a man's char acter, to sav nothing of the nature of his deeds, may be seen from a glance at the rogue’s gallery in this city. Tnree pictures wore placed before a visitor one day. Ho kuew from the circumstances that they were criminals. One he fixed upon unhesi tatingly as a brutal murderer: another as a swindler, and the third looked s> much like a benevolent clergyman that the visitor dis liked to rate him nowhere, but finally put him down as a thief. •Tie might have a mania for stealing books from libraries,” said the visitor apol ogetically. Turning to the backs of the photographs the visitor read th ? summarized records of the three. The “murderer’s” worst crime had k>een the snatching of money from a lady’s hand as she was carelessly displaying it iu the street: the “swindler” iiad commit ted au atrocious murder, and the benevo lent 1 oking “thiei” was the keeper of an infamous brothel. And the visitor thought he kr.ew souieihing about physiognomy and human nature, too. His errors were entirely pardonable. Ap pearances are deceptive, and no one knows Vhst better than the subscriber. • Thomas Byrnes. Don’t Experiment. You cannot afford to waste time in ex- Jphuenting when your lungs art* in danger. Consumpt ion always seems, at first, only a <Jtld. Ik> not permit any dealer to impose ujon you with some cheap imitation oi Dr. K.n,; New Discovery for Consumption, (4ughs and Colds, lut be sure that you get tht genuine. Because he can make more *oiit he way tell you he has something just i* or just the same. Don’t bo deceived, bui insist upon getting Dr. King's New Dis £owjr, < which is guaranteed to give relief r .Jbruafc. Dung and Chest affections. I rial bottl e free at Lippuian Bros.’ drug ®tort Large bottles $L THE DOING O? WOMEN FOLK. Up, Down and About In the World of Damsels and Fair Dames. New York, March 23. —Every woman who has been on the stage, who has lec tured, who has come before the public gaze in any capacity, has in her wardrobe cer tain pieces of costume to which she gives the title of “gentlemen’s gowns.” These mysterious articles of apparel are not in tended, ns the n une might suggest, for wear by the lords of c eat ion, but the nick name has attached itself to such toilet'ns have invariably called forth bursts of mas culine applauv*. Everybody knows that the tastes of men ami women offc**n differ in : mat ers of feminine costuming, but every body does not know that t .e fair creature in the glare of the footlights can ealcu’ate to a nicety which sex iu her audience she impressing. Mnt>el Jeuness, the pretty sif ter of the pretty dress reformer, is never at a loss f >ou ask her which is her ge tlemen’a. gow; . Sue points you without hesitation to a white and apple green satin, brocaded with narcissus flowers, made up in the Em pire style. Cos webby crepe lisse, marvel ously embroidered, makes the front of it draped over green crepe do chine. Clusters of pond liliesi.i shades of cream and yellow cla-p it on the shoulders, at the waist in stead of a girdle, and ha ig iu long garlands intermingled with trailing grasses catchi g up the ati t draperle . “Vv Le i ibo men see th * they pound on the flour with their s i ks and umbrella*, and then 1 say, ‘Yes, 1 hi wavs call this iuv gentlemen’s gown.' ” Mrs. Brown Butter wore in “Mile, do Dres sier” a wonderful velvet coticocti n in two greens which never failed to catch the men. It is nonsense to say that it is women only v ho care lor the millinery display on the boards. The woman who do the dressing know better, 'ihay find that each costume has its audience, t -a more gorge >u* and theatrical bes* suiting the taste of the drcsi coat and Ascot >cai f. To count them in society is one of the deadliest affronts you can offer to some wo.iieu. Tne fringe which hangs on the borders of McAULior’s 4 K) is not more anx ious to le reckoned part and parcel of the famous brigade than are these women to avoid the faintest link of connection. “Did you see that dreadful thing in last Sunday’s ?” asked a well-known woman recently. “Why, there wa* a pleasant enough para graph a -out your daughter’s recent debut.” “I)e ut, debu:, d' n’t mention the word to me. My daughter in not a debutante, she is not in society, we have nothing to do witn society or s ciety people. Why, it is said her ‘pale gold hair formed a mi.stlike aure ole a out. her face aud she wa* pronounced by general consent one of the most bewitch lug of the younger belles.’ Do you know I would almost as soon see my daughter in her grave as 'ee her a biUe? I shall take her south or abroad if the papers mention her us me a eond tune.” It is the growing theatricality in a* and in matters of social advertisement which is breeding a distaste for the very word society in some of our most exclusive women. Lavish display begets disgust and reaction, and it would awaken general sur prise to Know how severely simple in their persoual habits and how modestly plain in their dress are many of the well-to-do and oven of the extremely rioh, in the midst of this era of expenditure. “I must really tee a milliner,” said the wife of a man w hose million'are sufficiently nuinerou to awaken profound respect even in an age of millionaires. “1 have not nad a bonnet in a yea . My milliner died aud I have niver got my courage to tbe |>oint of going to hunt up another.” This woman lives in one of the finest houses on Fifth avenue and rides in the park daily behind a pair of carriage horses which are lodged more luxuriously than the average family, the “trip of land on which their stable is built costing not far from SSOOOO. *■'. urn ashamed of myself for I am almost out ut elbows,” and she points to the sleeves f her gown which are nearly worn turough. She weirs a quiet black silv every after noon a.id, i' sue intimates, the supply has been allowed to run low. “Whul a pretty watc i vou have,” as she draws out a ladies’ timepioce iu response to an inquiry about the hour. “Yes, it was a Chris; mas present from ray oaughter. I never had one before, and I can’t remember to keep it wound.” Listen to the talk of money, money, money; smile politely when one social stru.;- gler informs you that she has taken a suite at the Murray Hill hotel when you happen to know that she is living in something not far removed from a tenement house in a side street, and puts her whole income on her back fur chance appearance at other people’s receptions. Smile again at the man who opens co iversation pleusnntlv with a “Bab Jove, you women think you’re spending cash when you pay a orva t S2O a mouth, but I pay my valet SBO and he’s deuced veil worth it, too,” breathe mi at mosphere of this sort a id the genuine sim plicity and un worldlire'S of a wealthy w.nnaa who says fra ikly that she ins never felt like incurring the expense of a f siskin cloak comes like a breath of fresh air iu a hot house. The funniest development of the mind cure its extension to the intellectual realm. The woman who proposes to de vote i-erself to good work* during Lent en gages a mind ourer to “treat her for devo tion. ” The metaphysical healer Distend of doctoring for ph seal ills must give spirit ual assistance. She looks with unabashed vision into the realm of ideas and -imply as-ures her patient that ■he is living in a sphere of moral beauty, and harmonizes her so as to bo receptive to it. It i* wonder ful, they sav, wh ,t a fortnight’s treatment of this sort will do toward reconciling one to the sewing of unbleached cotton shirts for the foreign or native heathen. The woman who has a tea to give and wlu> is worn out hv social disipntio i is “treated for society” and her boredom dilapidate; the beauty of making life pleasant for one’s friends is borne in upon her aid she re ceives people who ring her doorbell unin vited with face wreathed in smile*. The wo nan who scribbles has the mania in its worst form. She is “treated f>r newspaper or magazine article” or even “for a novel.” It takes clever mind curers to do this sort of thing and impressionable women. The newest occupation for a woman is that of travelers’ guide. The young girl who first engaged in it distributed little circulars to the crowd of people in the ladies’ waiting room at a big railway sta tion. The woman who had come to town to shop and found the child she could not leave at homoan inconvenience put the little one into the lmn .s of the travelers’ guide to be t amusetl, taken to the park, kep; good natured for two or three hours. The coun trv il l who wanted a spring gown tut didn’t know ihe stores engage ! her to act us conductor to the sights of the town The womuti who was taken suddenly ill ha l someone to bathe her forehea l, c.t'l a car riage and go with her to a hotel. There w au’t a fortune iu it, but there was a mod est income and many people found her use fUt. e. p. h. A Farmers' Alliance Store. Brooksville, Fla.. March 23.— New Irish pota o 4 and onions were brought into the market here this week. A Farmers’ Alliance store was opened at this pi ice this week in the Marshall build iug Mr. A. H Bark r has charge of it. Mr. Chris Harrison lias opened a well fl l <1 fruit Brand on Main street, fronting th*- c -urt house. A military department has been added to the High school at Brooks ville. An Alliterative Act. Peevish Peter picked a peck of princely peas. Peter picked P. P. P., and picked wisdy, because bis dyspeptic humor coveted euro, and be g**t it from Prickly Ash, Poke Boot and Potassium, the great blood puri fier whoso praises are heard from every corner of the country. All druggists keep it. COCK FIGHTING IN GOTHAM. Six Thousand Game Cocks Hsve Been Pitted During the Winter. (Copyright 1889.) Nxw YORK, March 23. -Chatting a few days ago with a man who does a very large business in supplying game cocks for the private matches during the winter, in New- York, I was rather surprised by his affir mation that there is actually more cock fighting here now than there was years ago before the 8. P. C. A n s dreamed of. “There are,” he said, “from fifty to sev enty-five cock fights in Ne w York city every week, at each of which from three to seven pairs of cocks are weighed in. These matches generally take place hi gentle men’s private stables, but not infrequently the field of combat is the parlor, with the line furniture temporarily pushed out, aud a heavy linen cover laid down to keep blood off the carpet. Times are changed now from what they were when there U'ed to be two public cock-pits on the Bowery, as open to the public as “dime museums” are now; when gentlemen would go there iu their carriages, carrying their birds in bags under their arms; and when nobody saw anything wrong in a “chicken dispute.” But there is more cock-fighting now than there was then. Aside from the strictly private fights that I have spoken of as tak ing place iu the city, tuere are not a few that may be classed as semi-private and in the outskirts; w thin a few mile* of New- York, not lefts than 250 or 300 game cocks are killed every month In tbe season, in matches that are practically public. “Of court j , a little cate is taken to throw the officers off tbe scent of such an event, if they don’t happen to be men of taste, who would rather turn up their coat collars and look on at the sport than interfere with it. But, as a rule, t he patrons of cock-fighting are among the must genteel of sportsrneu, intelligent enough to keep their mouths shut about things that are to come off. sufficiently w ide-awake to get to the place of meuti g without calling the attention of the police, and capable of self-control ade quate to keep them quiet when the sport is going on, however exciting it may be. “Considered as cock-fighters, I should say that crowd raided recently at Harry Hill’s Flushing place was rather a low down lot, or they never would have let the knowledge of the affair leak out iu advance to the 8. P. C. A. “At the lowest estimate there are 6,000 game cock* pitted iu battles every winter right in ad around New York. In fact, I guess the number would l>e nearer 7,003. i hat represents at least $500,000, for good, well-trained game cocks of choice strain* are well worth SIOO each, and one that i* worth betting on at all can hardly be called less than $53 in value. But say tee are only 6.000 chickens fought, worth SSO each; $300,003 isn’t a financial interest to be sneezed at. It makes busine s for a great many bmxlers over iu New Jersey, on Long Island, in Connecticut, up about Syracuse aud even as far a way as Canada, raising game cocks to supply New York iu the fighting season. And New York too is a central point of supply for other parts of the country. You might imagine naturally that Kentucky would raise her own game cocks, but I have se it away many a one out there when matches were made for big money, it is all a question of the strain of the birds, you see. A man wants something that be has confidence in when he is going to put up large money, and it he thinks my Bed Dominicks are able to clean out the local crowd he’s g >ing to have them, even if he does have to send 1,000 miles or more to get them. It must not be sup osed that money iu vested in a bird only lusts, as an in vestment, for one battle. That depend* on the bird. There is a cock that has fought seven battles this winter, and as you see has not a scratch upon him. lie has killed his bird every time, ■of re getting even a touch and to-day is fit to fight for a man’s life. I hate had birds fight a dozen battles aud win them all, without ever getting hurt. One that I nave now at my place iu the country, has done that I never mutch him unless there is money enough up to make it worth while, but when there is he goes in and wins it for me.” “Do you,” I asked the game-qock expert, “take as muon interest in other animal com bats as you do in ‘chicken dispute*’—say in dog fighting for instance?” “No,” he replied m a tone of disgust, “and 'g flgh s are l<*w, brutal, vulgar. They make me sick.” “How about prize fights?” “Pve got no uso for prize-fighters; don’t value’em a penny a pound. Not one <f them has the clean grit of a game chicken. A prize-fighter will haggle over a pound weight and run from a club; but a game cock will fight au elephant and die fight ing.” “Are you fond of horse racing f* “No. Don’t care for it. I’ve got an idea that if a man become* addicted to horse racing he had better seize the first op portunity when he’s flush to lay iu a kit of burglar’s tools. Some day he’ll need them and after a horse racing education will be none too good to use them.” “Have you any idea how much money change* hands on cock-fights iu New York during the winterf’ “Impossible to guess. It wouldn’t sur prise me to know that it was two or three millions. I’ve seen from $15,000 to $20,000 change hands in the course of a night at the sport many a time, but you must not think it all went one way. A man may bet very heavily on a succession of matches, and at the heel of the evening only be in, or out, what he staked on the last or odd little, haviug just stood even in bis bes on the others. Iu that way the amount of moue\ actually lost or won by an individ ual at the end of the season—unless he has had remarkable luck, good or bad—may he remarkably small, though his betting may have been uniformly heavy. Whatever bis fortune inay have beeu, he has the sat isfaction of knowing that he came by it honestly, for you can’t get game cocks to agree to anv of the dirty trickery common to the prize-ring and the raoe-track.” J. H. Connelly. Fire in Sumter County. Americus, Ha., March 23.—Neal Ray, one of the leading farmers of Sumter county, had his barn, other outhouses and all h'.s corn, oats and other provender burned lad night All hi mules were saved. The fire i* supposed to have been of incendiary origin. The lo is fully 12,000. The insurance is SSOO. A Malapropos Inquiry. From the Pittsburg Dispatch. A sharp ring at the door bell. It is 2 o'clock in the morning. One of the physician's proud cst privileges is that his working (lay never ends. So Dr. R— slips from the warm bod to the cold floor, gathers enough clothing to make himself barely presentable, and goea down stairs. The door is opened, letting in a flue SAinule of a March wiud in ita mght-cloihes, and a rather confused young man on the door step say**: "(Jan you tell me where Dr. G s office in ?“ Dr. G if a practitioner of the homeopathic echo >l, while Dr. It tian al opath. Yet Dr. B give* the desired information, and shuts the door/one might .say, with a slam. Ashe goes up-stairs a rew words of profane tendency esc a i** him. Was Dr. B justified In swearing? Catarrh Cured. A clergyman, after years of suffering from that loathsome disease, Catarrh, and vainly trying every known remedy, at last found a recipe which completely cured ami saved him from death. Any sufferer from this dreadful disease send iug a self-addressed stamped envelope to Prof. J. A. Lawrence, 88 Warren street, New York City, will re ceive the recipe free of charge. To the Ladles. There are th tisands of ladies throughout the country wh se systems arepoi<oned and wl oseblood is in an impure condition from the absorption of in.pure matter, due to menstrual irregularities. This class are peculiarly benefited by the wonderful tonic and blood-cleansing p opertiet of Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Potassium - P. P. P. THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 1889. OUR FOOD PRODUCE. Inepector Deavergera Condemns Keep ing Poultry in Basements. Inspector Desverg rs, of the Citizens’ Ban itary Association, reports on food pro duce for the week ending last night as fol lows; Dressed meats of all kinds, falling off somewhat in quality compared with the excellent average of the week before. Poultry aid game of all kinds, fresh fish, oysters, clams, cribs, shrimp and prawn, average good. Vegetables of all kinds, ex cellent. Green fruit, average good. Pickled tripe ad pickled beef, average good. Corn pork, fresh tripe and pigs’ feet, average in ferior. There was nothing condemned during the week. The inspector noticed during tbe week t at, although the poultry coops were in good order, the appearance of some of the fowls in them indicated that they had hut recently leen takeu from filthy quarters; he therefore made an ex amination of a number of store collars on the west of the market, in which the poultry dealers keep fowls, and found two of them in au abominably filthy condition. The tenants were at once set to work cleaning them out, and they were warned that if these cellars were again found in such a condition, the of fenders would be called to answer in the po lice court. Inspector Dervergers intends to suggest the advisability of interdicting, by ordi nance, the keeping of live fouls in cellars or vaults, either loose or in coops within the city limits. He says that poultry cannot t>e kept healthy in underground places. They reed sunshine and dry air, and soon become roupy, and otherwise diseased, if kept in dark and damp cellars. THE PASSENGER AGENTS. The Tack-Hammer Men Preparing for Their Annual Outing. “Where do the Traveling Passenger Aeents go for their vacation this year?” was asked of Traveling Passenger and Advertising Agent Bostick of the Central railroad. “To Michigan,” he replied. “We hold an annual convention in Mackinaw City this summer. The Detroit Steam Navigation Company, which plies on the big lakes, promises us a big time, and wo are going to hold the company to it.” “When does the convention take place?” “In July. We ex;>ect to visit the Thousand islands, too. You see the passen ger agents all over the country have formed an association, and during each year they are allowed one month of pleasure. There are over 250 of them, and every man has two or three friends, which swells the num ber of visitors at their conventions to be tween 5i 0 and 600. The roads over which the traveling passenger agents pass on their way to these conventions vie with each other in trying to see how pleasant they can make the trip for the agents, and it is to this end that they extend the courtesies of tbe line. This is done in recognition of the passenger agents’ faithful services during the year. The meeting opens with an address, at which there are generally hundreds of ladies. The trip to Michigan promises to be one of immense enjoyment. In the Passenger agents’ last trip to Cali fornia they received royal treatment. Piano*, organs, etc., were placed at their disposal in observation ears. The Plank hotel, whose proportions are commensurate with the Ponce de Leon, will be the ren d zvous of the agents this year. Mr. Bos tick will endeavor to get the association to hold its next convention in Savannah. Some years ago the convention was h*ld in Atlanta, and it has been held in Jackson ville. THE CONNECTICUT HUNTER His Traps to be Sold to Pay Debts Incurred. Roberson, the Connecticut hunter, who was the shipper of the hog which Justice Reynolds captured, did not show up yester day, and Constable Has ted t has petitioned the justice for authority to sell Roberson’s hunting boat, dog and gun. The dog is said to be a valuable Irish Gordon setter. Roberson’s actions were considered so sus- Eiciouß that had he not vamo-cd, he would ave been arrested ou a warrant charging him wirh hog stealing. He was told the evening of the day the hog was discovered that if he did not account for the property i*e would be prosecuted, a; and it is believed that this frightened him off. He was in debted to several grocers abo t town. Roberson has been c 'tiling down from Con necticut for several winters, huntiug in this section. THL BjX PUZZLE. Hundreds of People Trying to Work It—Only Two In the City Succeed. Hundreds of littie boxes were distributed all over the city a few days ago by the well known clothing firm of Appel <& Schaul as an advertisement, and were called tbe “Anti Rattle Puzzle.” The puzzle consisted of a box about two inches long, and resem bled a patent pill box. They v.ere neatly covered with paper an l tightly sealed ! and wbeu shaken would rattle as if containing a couple of mills. The wrapper contained the following: “Compliments of Appel & Schaul. One Price Clothier*, 163 Congres* street, Savannah, Ga. Yfe will give to the first party who shows us how to do this trick, without having been told, sls worth of merchandise. The trick fa to shake the box any way without making it rattle. It can be done.” Nearly every one who reoeivsd the boxes declared, aft-r shaking and throwing it in every direction, that it could not be “worked .” B>me people opened the box to examine the contents, which o <ntdued a couple of pieces of wire about ti e size of a needle ami half as long. Mr. W. C. Travis, of the Morning News composing room force, immediately declared that a magnet would “work" and securing one, went to Messrs. Ap,x*l & Schaul’s store and unrav eled the "puzzle,” when be was duly pre sented with sls worth of merchandise. Mr. T. E. Broughton, of the firm of T. E. Broughton & Bro., also, by persistence and patience, su ceedsd in “working” the puz zle without the aid of the magnet. Conse quently he, too, was presented with sls in mereLandise. Messrs. Appel & Bchanl are livo business men, and Dy their “oalohy” advertisements and fair dealings have won the confidence and s'cure i the patronage of a’l classes of the community. They carry a large stock of clothing and furnishings for men, boys and children ut popular prices. Tnsir new spring stock has arrived aud is ready for exhibition. The Fire Cisterns Refilled. All of the fire cisterns have been refilled with artes.an water. Chief Firsman Puder finished refilling them yesterday. They v* ill be covered as soon as new flag.-t me* can be secured with which to make the covering. Then* are sixt on of the cistsr *, and ab>ut 400,000 gallons of witter hure been pumped into them. 1 lie firemen were two days pum ing the v.aerinto t e cisterns. It required about n : hour to fill each one. Chief Puder save that in case of any rupture or break of the mains the cisterns will last a good deal longer than an hour. The cister iat the in tersection of Harris and Montgomery streets will bo tilled up. It is near the Belt Line railroad, und almost in the center of the street. It will probably be filled with sand some time during the present week. The cistern in Orleans square was nor disturl>ed. It is located ab ut the center of the square and the Barnard street car passes over it. It has not been open *d since it was cemented up over twenty years ugo. Tue ground lias beou leveled over it and no sign of it is left ■offerers from Concha, Wore Throat, etc., should try ''Brown's Bronchial Troches,'* a simple but sure remedy. Bvld only in boxes. Pries 36 eta THE LOCAL STAGE. The theater will be open but two nights this week—to-morrow and Tuesday. The attractions will be Nellie Walters in “Criss Crose” and “The Other Half.” Miss Walters is a clever little comedienne and has made a hit wherever she has been in the south. She has just played a successful engage ment in New Orleans, and the Times-Demo crat says of her and her company: “Miss Walters, in a triple role, was exceedingly interesting. As Flossie Weaver faith fully depicted the character of the way ward child, who, tiring of her father’s cruel treatment of herself and mother, leaves bur home. She joins a circus, and in the char acter of an attache succeeds in escaping the detection of her father. She is pursued and is compelled to assume the role of Katrina Wimpheheuzulklatscher, a peddler of pretzels, and in this Miss Walter* gaiued the applause of the large audience. The next character is that of Bobby Bantam,” a jockey, and in this role she did particularly v ell. Mr. George W. Walters, as Dr. Nicholas Brinks, appeared to good advantage in the role of an impulsive and warm-hearted friend and au anxious father. Mr. Horace Mitchell, as his son Nick, was a chip of the old block and carried out his part well, but the male character who appeared at his best was Mr. Eric Pollock, as Hannibal Hurrah, a circus manager. The character Is an extremely comical one, and the manner in which it was rendered gained continued applause for Mr. Pollock. The company is well chosen and fit to fill the requirements of the play.” The sale of reserved seats is now in progress. The Mozart Club. Tbe Mozart Club, recently organized, is preparing for a series of soirees. A number of invßations have been sent to gentlemen of the city to become associate members, and while a number of replies have been received, there are some who have not been heard from. It is the purpose of the club to give six musicals during the present year, two of which will be given during the spring and othe s during the fall and win ter months. The asociate membership is only upon invitation, and it is the desire of the club that every invitation should be heard from. A delay in replying wll cause a postponement of the first soiree, which is intended to be given immediately after I>ent. The musicals will consist of rendi tion of choice music, both voc il aud instru mental, and no effort wiil b 9 spared to make each entertainment enjoy a; le. FOOTLIGHT GOSBIP. The latest fad in Gotham are hair albums in which the locks of pretty actresses are labeled. Mary Anderson’s dates have all been can celed, and her English company, after ac cepting throe weeks’ salary, disbanded. Princess Ann O’Delia Diss ri ar. the spook medium, has been engaged by Herr mann at a salary of awe k. She is to travel and appear with the great ma gician on the roai. A close friend of Mrs. Langtry savs that she is worth $700,000 in money, bonds and real estate. When she started on her tour of the E glish provinces she had nothing. She cleared £.0,003 in that tour. The recent invention of an “open hat” for ladies, which is destined to revolutionize the millinery business, is patented bv au English lady, a'd co-itis sofa hat made on a wire frame, trimmed with lace and flow era. It will close similar to a gentleman’s evening hat, and can l e sat upon without injury. It is also c invertible into a fan. RAIL AND CRQ33TIB. “Anything new in railroad circles?” Gen. Alexander was asked yesterday. “Well, I don't know, the general replied, “without the woric on the Edon extension may be called now. We will begin to lay “even miles of the track earlv in the coming week, beginning at the 17-mile post south of and near E ien, and laying the track across the Ogeochee river. There is a small gap tet in the bridge to close up.” “Then you haven’t abandoned the idea of building the road westward to America ip “Oh, no. Wo will push that r ad across the country before you expect it.” J. C. Shaw, traveling passenger agent of the Central railroad, with headquarters at Birmingham, spent yesrer lay in Savannah. Roadinaster C. E. Marvin, of the Central railroad, reports heavy raflic on the line of i oad ab ve Macon, >\ here he has been soma time. Maj. R. E. Mansfield, who has been reao pointed chief clerk of the railway mail ser vice for this division, will assume the dnties of the position to-morrow. The chief clerk of this division has jurisdiction over the service from Wilmington, N. C., to Cub , one of the most important sections in the south. Mr. L. D. Brennecke, t o present c ief clerk, will take Maj. Mansfield's place on the road. The Bain bridge Democrat savs that, cor roborative of what was reported s me time ago, it has now been learned t hat the Florida Railway and Navigation railroad will begin work on a road from Tall ihas ee to Colum bus via Baiubridge within thirty days. The ? gentleman who brought the report to Bain indie, the Democrat ays, was in Tall ha see very recently and had an interview with one of th director* of the Florida Railway and Navigation, who iuformed him that the road is a certainty. President Sparks of the Macon Con struction Company has given an order for 500 new cars for the Georgia Southern and Florida railroad. A few days ago President Sparks ordered 210 box and flat cars, mak iug a total contract this week for 710 cars. When these cars arrive the Georgia South ern will (hen own J,019 box and flat cars. While in New York recently Mr. Sparks bought eight new mogul locomotives. He also purchased four new passenger coaches, two of which will be the finest in the south Macon Construction Company stock sold Friday at 225. Commi sioner Slaughter, of the Southern Passenger Association has reduced rate* on all roads members of the association, for the following events: North Georgia Holiness Association, at Stone Mountain, March 26, April 4. Knights of Honor, grand lodge of Geor gia, Fort Valley, Oa., April 10-12. Presbvtery of Central Mississippi, at Kos ciusko, Mias., April 10 15. Women’s Christian Temperance Union, at Augusta, Ga., April 16-30. Third state convention Young Men’s Christian Association of Mississippi, at Meridian, Miss., April 25-28. Mr. Wanamaker on Removal*. From the Baltimore Ameican. Postmaster-General Wanamaker this after noon. aft*r he returned from the meeting of the cabinet, made this a,tateniunt to an dmeri ca n correspondent of the |>olicy to be pursued by the postoffice dejartinent: “It will be the policy ot this administration to let postmasters serve out their terms, unless good and sufficient reas ns are given for t eir re -oval. The delegations that come here tili g petitions for the appo utmeat of other post masters till not he consider and. unices acoomra mod by some reason for the dismissal of t.e postmaster already in uott ’ssion. This depart mcMit uppoints daily a larg** number of fourth class nos: Masters, out in ev rr case the appoint ment has been made by reason of a resig at ion tendered, or because the incumbent was shown to be incompetent or inefficient. Inalicises where inefficiency or incomi etency cannot be shown, a po-tmaster will be allowed to serve out his term of four veart. It would disar range the whole machine to make these whole sale removals." “Thk interest of the beau monde at the first appearance of Mrs. Chamberlain was extreme,” says the London Ho M, “and she quite justified the expectations formed of her. Without auy pretensions to very grat. beauty, she possesses a singular charm of express on w nch increases the brightness of her appearance, and gives her a claim to rank among those women who possess an attraction far more rare aud re markable than any which mere l>eauty alone bestows. Her face is on? or great strength, and at th* Mme time gentleness, and her fair hair, of which she has a great quantity, grows well and :ow over a broad forehead.” ECHOES FROM EFFINGHAM.; - Notes and News About Guyton—Suc cess of the Pooler Train. The oyster supper given a few nights since by the ladies* of the Methodist Parson age Ai.i Society at the hospitable residence of Mr. and Mrs. A. El Bird of Guyton, proved a very successful affair socially as well as financially. Mr. J. K Garnett and family have moved to Guyton ;o enjoy the bracing soring atmosphere of tne village. Mr. Gibs <n Garnett, who visited Guyton a week ago to recui ©rate, is able to be out and is pleas antly greeted my his numerous frienda there. Miss Gracie Stewart of Macon is visiting Mi**s Nannie Arden, at Guyton. Mr. Geurard Allen has b*en visiting his sister, Mrs. J. S. Bavnard o' Guyton. The Guyton Base Ball Club is being re organized, and is preparing for the su miner season. The Savannah amateurs may look out. Supt. Hege, with General Roadmaa:er C. E. Marvin and Section Master Ivey, has been making a local inspection of the line of road between Savannah and Guyton. The recent heavy and continuous rains left the roadbed in bad condition, but under the energetic supervision of these officials everything is being put in go.*d order, and delayed trains will soon be a thing of the past. The recent change of schedule, which makes Eden, No. 2, the meeting point instead of No. IW, of the out going morning train and incoming shoofly, sterns to work well. Conductor Bevill and Engineer Coats now handle the shoofly, and these officers have beeq voted a whole team within themselves in bein: prompt and always on time. To U6e the language of Engineer Coats they have “no time to hunt rabbits or roast potatoes” en route to Savannah.” The Pooler “shew fly” train recently put on by the Central for the accommodation of the denizens of that enterprising little “burg” is being handled bv T. L. Jones, conductor, and Engineer McGhee, and the the special is working up quite a boom for Pooler, thanks to tne enterprise of the Cen tral’s officials, so said a prominent gentle man of Pooler the other day. Conductor Jones, in addition to running the Pooler train, has been detailed to co duct the Guy ton dinner train, which is quite a relief to Conductor Bevill, who has cue of the hard est ru sou the road, that of the Miilen ac commodation. Improvements in the time of all the trail s have been noted of late and appreciated by the public. It has been observed that the committee appointed in De ember last to forraul ite a plan of drainage for the town of Guytou and vicinity has never made any report, notwithstanding Supt. Hege, of the Central, has signified his desire to co- perate with the Guvton authorities to drain the town and adjacent territory. Many of the people of Guyton are wondering why Chairman Sweat should not look after this matter and make a report, and if the gentlemen ap pointed cannot or will not act, then the cor poration can take the matter in hand, and as representatives of the town make some effort to have the work done. A gentle man of Guyton said the other day there is some trouble to get the proper laborers in and around the town who could be depended upon to do the work, but that if the town authorities would con fer with the commissioners of Chatham county, a sufficient force of the Chatham chain-gang might possibly be had at a nom inal sum, and the necessary worn could be done iu thirty days; uot only making all t e drains necessary to carry off the water, but put the streets and sidewalk.! of the town in-first-ciasj ord a r. The gentleman urged this as the most economical way of getting the work done, ami would place the town authorities in a position to be inde pe. dent of some of the lazaroni, who de mand big wages and do but little work. The tax rate of Guyton has been reduced from % per cent, to % per cent., which looks us if th- 1 city fat ers of Guyton had fallen on the aide of the poor tax payer, but as a gentleman remarked “w :ile the rate lia? been reduced the valuation of p operty has been increased, therefore it is six of one aud a half dozen nf t e other.” The Guytou Literary and Musical Club met Friday night at the residence of Mr. D. G. Heidt, who, with his accomplished wife, entertaiuted the large crowd in royal style. .Mr. and Mrs. Heidt have a charm ing noma, and when the society appeared the hall and rooms on the first floor had been thrown open, ad the double parlors thrown into one and brigutly illuminated. It a charming place f r the meeting. The most auiusi ig feature of the evening was the entrance oi th • “sacred white elephant.” Barnum never had an elephant to equal it, • and ii was a happy hil—the event of the evening —a id kpt the society i.i a merry hum >r. Dr. J. G. Stratton and S. L. Cub hedge, duly rigged u:> to represent a w ite ele phant, executed the disguise so artistically tii t oue ooul i hardy conceive that under the borrowed robe was not a real ele .hant. Wi.oy Arden was the elephant’s keeper, and as the elen ant danced with stately mea ure, Mrs. Heidt accompanied the ani mal’s terpdehorean movements on the piano. The young people of Guvton have en gaged the Knights of Pythias hall and will, oi Tuesday, April 2, give their first annual spring ball, *hich will be attended by t‘ e numerous friends of the club. The gentle men headi .g the April ball are well versed in such affairs, which is a guarantee of suc cess. The W. O. T. U. Convention. T 1 e state convention of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, which will be held iu Augusta in a few week.*, promises to be an important and notable assembly. Among the speakers will be Miss Frances E. Willard. Rev. Sam Jones, Dr. Felton and Mr. Walter Hill of Macon. Mrs. Chapin of S >uth Carolina and Mrs. W. C. Sibley of Augusta, will also take prominent parts. It is said that important legislation will be molded st this convention for in troduction at the next legislature. The Sa vannah branches of the union will be rej re sented in the convention by large delega tions. Mrs. Webb, president of the uniou here, in also an officer in the state organiza tion. The Savannah delegates will be se lected probably at the next meeting. MEDICAL. Dyspepsia Mak<-9 the lives of many people miserable, causing distress after eating, sour stomach, sick headache, heartburn, loss of appetite, a faint, “all gone’’feeling, bad taste, coated . tongue, and Irregularity of DlStreSS tho bowels. Dyspepsia does After not get well of itself. It F requires careful attention, Hating and a remedy like Hood’s Sarsaparilla, which acts gently, yet efficiently. It tones the stomach, regulates the diges tion, creates a good ap- Cir*Lr petite, banishes headache, * and refreshes the mind. H©adQCh© “I have been troubled with dyspepsia. I had but little appetite, and what, I did cat Heart- distressed me, or did me little good. After eating I DU rn would have a faint or tired, all-gone feeling, as though I had not eaten anything. My trouble was aggravated by my business, painting. Last • spring I took Hood's Sar- 30lir sapartlla, which did .mo an Stomach immense amount of good. It gave me an appetite, and my food relished and satisfied the craving I had previously experienced.” Geokgb A. Page, Watertown, Mass. Hood’s Sarsaparilla Sold by atl drufgl.u. gl; U for J. Prepared only by C. I. ItOOD A CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mast. 100 Doses One Dollar . MARRIAGES. LEE-STTBBS. Married, in this city, on March 5. 1889, at residence of bride's motuer, 35 Taylor street, by nev. A. M. Wynn, C. I>. Lex and Ada E. Stibbs, both of this city. DEATHS. MATTHEWS.—Died, in Macon, Ga., on Tues day, March 19th, 1889, Mas. Maroabst C. Matthews, nee Havpt. in her 43rd year. MEETINGS. MEETING. Stockholders of the Burglar Alarm and D. T. Company, are notified to attend a meeting to be held WEDNESDAY, the 27th, 8 p. n., at the office of the Secretary, G. H. Miller, Bull and Congress street. _ C. P. MILLER. j THE STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY Will meet in this city APRIL 9th. at the Screven House, to examine applicants for drug gist's license. All those who wish to become Licensed Druggists or Pharmacists, should avail themselvei of this opportunity for exami nation. Those who are doiug drug business without license will be prosecuted to full extent of the law. For further particulars address H, R. SLACK, JR., Secretary. LaGr&nge, Ga. SPECIAL NOTICES. Advertisements inserted under “Special Notices" will be charged 51 00 a Square each insertion. BIG BOOTS! NOT KICKING. We run on the straight ticket principle, and have the regular nomination of first-class busi ness men. We handle all classes of work, and don't find it necessary to “scratch” and weed out work that we can't do. We are Blank Book Manufacturers, Printers and Binders of the first water, and have no equal in this section. We don’t advertise “work executed with neat ness and dispatch,” as some printers do who have shoe pegs for type aud a junk shop for a press room. FLAT OPENING BLANK BOOKS A SPE CIALTY. TOWNSEND, FINE PRINTER, BINDER AND RULER, H 6 and HH Bryan Steel, Savannah. Ga. TEL EPHONE “31 WATCH THK FROWN UPON HIS BROW. Hear his constant wail. He's a “chump" is the man, and his word is always “fail.” There's a moral we convey and you “chumps” should give it heed. Work your “biz,” work it right and like us, yet succeed. Give up whining, roll your sleeves up, set to with a will. Persever ance is a great work, but hard work better still. Another invoice of pretty, new designs in Ball. Menu and Invitation Cards, Programmes, Folders, etc. Come and look them over at THE STRAUSS STEAM PRINTING CO., 137 Bay. -110 Tei.ephon*. Will move Into new quarters May 1 “PRO BONO PUBLICO.” THE BEST 18 THE CHEAPEST, THE!* PATRONIZE THE SAVANNAH STEAM LAUNDRY. All work strictly first-class and guaranteed. Work called for ar.d delivered free of charge. 131 Congress Street, Telephone No. 383. M. PRAGER, Proprietor. IMPORTANT TO THE PUBLIC. Twenty-five cents per week for ten years, with interest compounded quarterly, means SIOO to your credit. One dollar per week for the same period amounts to $640, and $5 per week to $3,200. TIIE DIME SAVINGS DEPARTMENT of the Title Guarantee and Loan Company at 135 Congress street, guarantee the above as re sults of the deposits specified. The c >mpany is a safe one, managed by prudent, reliable citi zens. In securing these results you take no risk of losses, or chance of possible profits. The amounts se: forth above will be yours—no more and no leas. E. L. HACKETT, Cashier. CHICAGO BERP AND MUTTON. We have jnst received a carload of fine Beef and Mutton through Dr. Cox from Chicago, the finest in the market. Choice cuts at the low price of from 8 to 12h£ cents. ISAAC ROOS & CO., Central Market, Corner Macon and Drayton streets. Telephone No. 330. TO THE PUBLIC. This is to certify that Mr. HENRY I. SEE MAN of Savannah, Qa., has been appointed as General Agent of the HARTFORD LIFE AND ANNUITY INSURANCE COMPANY of Hart ford, Conn., and is authorized to solicit Life In surance and to employ agents. W B. WARNER, Assistant Superintendent of Agencies. WILL ARRIVE ON TUESDAY, March 26, 1883, At JOYCE'S Cold Storage Market, Fine New York Corned Tongues, Fino New York Lamb Tongues, Fine Calfs Sweet Breads. Elegant Steaks, Fino Roasts, Oysters, Fish, Game, Etc. JOYCE’S COLD STORAGE MARKET, Al>eroorn aud Liberty. Telephone 107 A CARD. The prize of sls worth of merchandise offered by Messrs. APPEL A SCHAUL, 103 Congress street, to the first who would “work" their “Anti Rattle Puzzle'’ advertisement, was awarded to each of us, as there were two ways to work it— making awarded. T. E. BROUGHTON, W. C TRAVIS. NOTICE. All persons are hereby cautioned against har boring or trusting any of the crew of the British br g BLANCHE, as no debts of their contracting will be paid by Master or PATERbON, DOWNING & CO., Consignees. notice rOCON ii \i OH - INI ill ILD KHS. By Order of Carpenters’ District Council. On and after MA Y 1. I'WU, the Union Car penters of ''avnmiah demand that n-ne hours •hall constitute a day's work. Indorsed by District Assembly No 139. K. of L.. und Local assemblies No. 3596, No. 5484, No. 6461, No. 9091 and No. 9103. K. of L. V. E. St. CLOUD. Business Agent. NOTICE. On and after MARCH 24 BELT LINE CARS will make entire circuit of city for ons fare without change of oars, ST'KCIAI. NOTICES. PAINTS, OILS AND VARNISHES, LEADS, COLoS AND MIXED PAINTS. Berry Bros.' Hard Oil and Varnishes i, „ stock of Paint and Write Wash Brush., tul band. Call aud get prices at lshe3 edwakd j. kieefer s Drug and Seed Corner Weat Broad and Stewff, PARLOR CAB SERMCE. The Savannah, Florida and Western Rail™ has placed on (ts line an elegant Pullman Parlor Car service, daily, between Jacksonvih, and Charleston running the following sched.,i leaving Jacksonville 7:30 A . „ ‘satlnf i 12:48 p. m , and arriving at Charleston 5 20 r „ Returning, leave Charleston 10:55 , M s *• pah 2:44 p. M., arriving at Jacksonville ia.*' SPECIAL NOTICb! ~~ VEGETABLE SHIPPERS wishing to get the benefit of REDUCED RATES will please call at once and sign the special contract. JAS. B, WEST & CO.. DR. J. D. LANIER Has removed to northwest corner Bull and Lib erty streets, and will resume practice this morn ing. March i. 1881. GuußtlefilfctU lU CURE OR MONEY-REFUNDED. Kntßl Sddbyallßnif^tstyt AMU SEMEXTS. SAVANNAH THEATER’ Monday and Tuesday, March 25 and 26. Engagement of the Magnetic Soubrette, KELLIE WALTERS! and her excellent company of metrenolitnr comedians, presenting MONDAY, >lan\, 25 the most laughable musical comedy, ’ CBISS CROSS Everywhere received with screams of laughtrr Laughing room only. TUESDAY NIGHT S bill, the mirthful comedy, THE OTHER HALF Usual prices. Seats on sale at Davis Bros.* Saturday, March 23. OPENING MiTtmaiil For Season 1889, GIVEN' BY G. S. McALPIN 1 ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 1889. ALL lovers of trap shooting are cordially in vited to attend and participate Programmes furnished at 31 Whitaker street Savannah, Ga. There will be a practice at the grounds Tues day afternoon, March 26. Fifty-live dollars guaranteed and three prizes RAILROADS. Coast Line Railroad Suburban Sunday Schedule. Cathedral Cemetery. Bonaven ture and Thunderbolt. SCHEDULE FOR 'l'iilti DAY STEAM CARS. Leave Savannah 8 a. ni . 9:33 a. m., 10:35a in., 11:45 a. in.. 2 p. m., 3 p. ru., 4 p. in., 5 p. m., 6 p, m., 6:50 p. in. Leave Bouaventure 7:20 a. m., 9:05 a. m., 10:01 a. in., 11:05 a. in., 12:40 p rn., 2:40 p. m., 3:30 (X in.. 4:30 p. m., 5:30 p. m., 6:30 p. m. Leave Thunderbolt 7:10 a. m., 9 a rn., 10a m., 11 a. m., 12:85 p.m., 2:35 p. m., 3:25 p.m., 4:25 p. m., 5:25 p. m., 6:25 p. in. Round trip to Bonaventure 20c.; round trip to Thunderbolt 26c.; round trip to Cathedral Ceme Si Broughton street cars 25 minutes befon ure of suburban trains. R. E. COBB, Superintendent. BLANK BOOKS* Ik liiiij Ins riiim house WILL BE PLEASED TO FURNISH ESTIMATES! ON ALL KINDS OP SPECIAL BLANK B00K& Fine Work and Low Prices. MORNING NEWS BUILDING, Savannah. Ora - FERTILIZERS. JOHN L. HAMMOND. JOSEPH HULL HAMMOND, HULL & CO. MANUFACTURERS OF FERTILIZERS. DEALERS IN FERTILIZER MATERIAL, AND SOLE AGENTS FOR THE SALE OF KAINIT (German Potash Balt) AT AND FROM TH* FOLLOWXNO PORTS: SAVANNAH, GA, PORT ROYAL, S. CL BRUNSWICK, GA.. JACKSONVILLE, FLA. PENSACOLA, FLA., MOBILE. ALA. 118 BAY ST„ SAVANNAH, GA.