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PARADE WAS OUT
OF THE ORDINARY
REVIEWED BY GOV. TERRELL
WAS ALSO OPENING EVENT OF THE
WEEK OF CARNIVAL FIN.
Col. G. A. Gordon Wn* In Coni
ninnd First Kegrlmrnt, Gnard*,
Chatham Artillery. Naval Re
serve*. Hnnari, Const Artillery
and Troop H Partielpnted—From
Revlenln* Stand Gov. Terrell An
swered Snlntes of Officer*.
Military parades are not new to Sa
vannah. but the one yesterday after
noon had features which made it of
more than passing interest.
Gov. Terrell reviewed the troops,
and it was the opening event of Car
nival week. Either one alone was suf
ficient to give an added interest to the
parade, and in conjunction they made
the event a notable one.
Besides the militia, three companies
of coast artillery from Fort Screven,
under command of Col. Anderson, and
Troop H, Seventh Cavalry, took part,
very materially contributing to the
success of the event.
By 3:45 o'clock the Fort Screven
companies were drawn up on Ogle
thorpe avenue, near Bull, the lines ex
tending east and west and facing
south. Just across the grass plot
was Troop H. Seventh Cavalry, under
command of Lieut. Lovell.
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GOVERNOR JOSB PH , TERRELL.
Just as the hour for the start
sounded from a neighboring clock, the
six companies of the First Regiment
arrived on Drayton street, and three
companies of the Guards on Bull
street, under command of Capt. Hut
ton. The Chatham Artillery, under
Capt. Dixon, and the Naval Reserves,
under Commander Colding, had al
ready put in an appearance, and were
drawn up between Bull and Whitaker
streets. The Hussars, Capt. Gordon
commanding were drawn up, on
Oglethorpe avenue, near the same cor
ner.
Col, Gcrdon in Command.
As Gov. Terrell was the guest of
Col. P. W. Meldrim. the senior colonel
in the city, the command of the parade
developed upon Col. G. A. Gordon, of
the First Regiment. The members of
the personal staff of Col. Gordon were
Capt. J. G. Nelson, Capt. Thomas
Hunter. Capt. J. C. Postell and Capt.
G. B. Pritchard, Jr.
First In the line came the three com
panies of coast artillery from Ft.
Screven, headed by the Ft. Screven
band. With the easy swing of regu
lars. the Ft. Screven men marched in
perfect time to the music. They were,
under command of Capts. Whitney and
Doores and Lieut. Mason.
Next came the six Savannah com
panies of the First Regiment, under
command of Lieut. Col. Grayson, and
Majors Elliott and Coney. Abel's band
furnished music for the regiment.
Three companies of the Guards, un
der command of Capt. J. A. Hutton,
the senior officer, followed, their artil
lery blue making a pretty contrast to
the army blue of the regulars and
militia. Middleton’s Band preceded
the Guards.
The Naval Reserves and the Chat
ham Artillery with three guns, came
next, followed by Troop H, Seventh
Cavalry, who will appear at the Car
nival this week. The ease with which
the men set in their saddles provoked
much comment from ihe crowd.
Closing the parade were the Georgia
Hussars. Capt. W. W. Gordon, ,Tr.,
commanding. The men were dressed
In the splendid trappings of the Hus
sars, and attracted much attention.
Liard With Spectator*.
When the order to march was Riven
at 4:15 o'clock, the streets were lined
with spectator* tor blocks, while the
window* of neighboring house* were
crowded with people. As the troops
marched away the crowd hastened up
Bull street In order to get a view of
the parade as It turned back towards
the Park Extension.
Dad by mounted patrolmen to clrtir
the streets, the troops turned north
on Drayton street. At Congress street
they turned west to Barnard, south
on *Barnard to Broughton, east on
Broughton to Bull, and south on Bull
to the Park Extension. In front of the
De Soto, the bands struck up "Dixie"
and the crowds cheered. A rest of ten
minutes was taken whan the head of
the column reached Osston street.
Rested In a carriage on the east side
of the Park Extension snd opposite the
monument, was <*ov. Terrell, the re
viewing stand being Indicated by a
small dag In front of where the car
riage stood. In the carriage with the
fjovemor were COI. P, W. Maldrlm,
<vl. William flarrard, and OH. <t.
A, Mercer, none of the party being
In unlferm.
In the '•rrlage next behind was Col.
CunUuMsd uo lughtb l ags, V
DIAMONDS WERE STOLEN
FROM COMMERCIAL BANK.
llelectlve* Recoveicd Nome of Them
and Are Still at Work.
A diamond robbery, upon which the
detectives have been working for sev
eral days, has been solved. 1t Is
thought, though only a part of the
diamonds have been recovered. Until
the officers got the case in shape the
robbery itself was kept a secret.
The diamonds were stolen from a
drawer in the Commercial Bank and
were the property of Mr. Barron Car
ter, the cashier. The robbery took
place some time between Oct. 4 and
20. though it was not reported to the
police until last Thursday. Six dia
mond rings and a fine Smith & Wes
son pistol were stolen from the draw
er. The rings varied in value, being
worth from $l5O to $250 each.
The theft was not discovered until
Oct. 20, when Mr. Carter had occasion
to open the drawer. There was then
no clue to the identity of the thief
or thieves. After investigating the
matter for a few days himself Mr.
Carter called in the police. Detectives
Stark and Davis have recovered two
of the rings, one valued at $l5O and
one at $250. and have arrested five ne
groes in connection with the case,
though only three of them are held
as principals. The other two, who
were wanted as witnesses, were re
leased by the officers yesterday, after
being summoned to appear in Police
Court this morning.
The three negroes charged directly
with stealing the diamonds are Clar
ence Jenkins, 14 years of age; Eddie
Banaquin, 20 years, and Nelson Den
ton, 18 years. None of the prisoners
are connected with the bank in any
way. They are supposed to have slip
ped into the bank early in the morn
ing, when the place was being clean
ed. Two of them have been identified
by a woman employed at the bank,
as having been seen hanging around
on the-outside for a number of morn
ings while she was cleaning up.
One of the rings, valued at $250, was
recovered from a negro fish vendor.
He was arrested by Detective Davis
with the ring,on his finger. The man
had obtained it from the negroes who
are to be given a hearing in Police
; Court this morning, he claimed. Cir
cumstances bore out this statement,
the officers say. and the fish vendor,
after being held at headquarters for
some time, was released. He will ap
j pear as a witness.
i Detectives Stark and Davis are still
| working on the case and think the
i other rings may be recovered. The
1 accused deny their guilt.
TRAIN BACKED* INTO
THE GERKEN KITCHEN.
A. C. L. Car* llan Into House and
Demolished Fort of It.
An Atlantic Coast Line train plough
ed into the rear of the house at No.
719 Wheaton street yesterday morning,
demolishing the, kitchen, where Mrs.
Henry Gerken was preparing break
fast. Mr. Gerken and a negro ser
vant were also in the kitchen at the
time and all of the occupants were
badly shaken up.
Mrs. Gerken fainted and her husband
devoted his attention for some time
to bringing her to. The kitchen had
been pushed along for some distance.
Only a short distance from the kitchen
is a sidetrack of the Coast Line lead
ing to L. Kay ton & Sons’ place. At
the end of this track was a block to
stop the cars. In backing a string of
cars Into the siding, the engineer did
not stop in time and the block was
knocked down and the cars shoved Into
the kitchen.
GROVE* TASTELESS CHILL TONIC.
Has stood the test Twenty-live years.
The first and original tasteless chill
tonic. 60 cents, ad.
1.000 hew rial* 1,000.
No Two Alike, Open and Ready
To-Day.
One thousand new styles In ready
to-wear tailored hats, semt-trlmmed
and dress hats, made of felt, chenille,
silk, velvet and braid. The entire
production of the largest manufac
turer In New York. The entire out
put of Hummel). Hose ft Cos.
Sale commence* to-day. Prices pos
itively one-quarter of their actual
value. All the new shades of brown,
blues, orange, rose, navy, green, in
cluding the largest display of fine
black hat* ever shown In any one
store In the United States.
Price* range from Me to 14.H8. Posi
tively no hat In this assortment worth
less than 1300 to $16.00 No two alike.
No two hats alike. Every label has
the Rose brand. Krouskofl Bros, ft
Co.-~*d.
Drill Itegalatleaa.
Th* latest edltian of the United
States Infantry DrIH Regulation* Por
sale at Kstlll's News Stand, No, II
Bull street, corner of Bryan, No. I,
east. Savannah, oa. Malted to any *4
Hrsaa ** ¥ l—lj ad.
SAVANNAH MORNING NFWS: TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 1. 1904.
ANOTHER RECORD
IN COTTON TRADE
MADE BY SAVANNAH’S EXPORT
SHIPMENT* Y ESTER If AY 80.7W*
BALES VALUED AT $4,000,000.
Greatest Part of It Taken to Con
tinental Port* Though Great
Britain Will Get Nenrly One-Half.
Over 4.000 Bale* Shipped Coast
wise and OS I*e and Locally—Port
Still Hold* Keeord for Receipt*
to Hate.
Several records have already been
smashed by Savannah’s cotton trade
this season and another one went yes
terday. *
This time anew record has been es
tablished for the largest shipments
for any one day in the history of the
trade at this port. They amounted to
more than 80,000 bales, uplands and
sea islands, and their value, in round
figures, is $4,000,000.
Of course not all of the ships car
rying this enormous amount of cot
ton sailed during the day. Asa mat
ter of fact one or two of them got
away Saturday and others Sunday,
though four of them left the harbor
yesterday. Under other circumstances
these shipments would have been di
vided therefore between two days,
but because of the late clearances Sat
urday and an intervening Sunday all
the cotton not reported up to the clos
ing of the exchange Saturday after
noon is therefore included in yester
day's shipments.
Huah at September'* Close.
The tremendous rush of cotton at
the close of September bid fair to
make a record and would have done
so had it been bunched, -as was that
at the end of October, but even then
it would not have equalled the show
ing made yesterday.
Though this new record is one of
which the members of the cotton trade
are proud, it does not equal in in
terest the record made in the matter
of receipts, this port having received,
to date, more than 675,000 bales of c0t
t0n,215,000 bales more than at the corre
sponding day last season, and the
largest amount ever received for the
same period during any season.
The following is a resume of yes
terday’s shipments:
British steamship Sandyfqrd, Steph
ens, 2,653 tons: Liverpool, 4,050 bales
upland and 50 bales sea island to Man
chester; 5,070 bales uplands to Liver
pool; 400 uplands to Oporto via Liv
erpool; 200 uplands to Lockstock Junc
tion.
British steamship Lord Roberts,
Boal, 2,694 tons —'Bremen—100 bales up
lands Reval; 41 uplands to Nykoplng;
8,067 uplands and' 20 sea islands to
Bremen; 100 uplands to Antwerp; 150
uplands to Ghent; 15 uplands to St.
Petersburg; 100 uplands to Rotterdam.
Tbounanil* of Bole* to Germany.
German steamship Neidendenfels,
Hertzog, 3,502 tons, for Bremen—ll,-
911 uplands, Bremen; 500 uplands,
Reval; 100 uplands, Riga; 100 up
lands, Warberg; 2 uplands, Nykoplng;
807 uplands, Hamburg; 900 uplands,
Nykoping; 650 uplands, Gothenburg;
200 uplands, Mahno, and 100 uplands to
Uddervalla.
Austrian steamship Clara. Ragrusin,
2,541 tons, for Barcelona—6so uplands
for Trieste; 700 uplands, Venice, and
4,318 bales uplands for Barcelona.
British steamship Kastalia, Webb,
2,562 tons for Liverpool—6,999 bales up
lands for Liverpool.
British steamship Gladestry, Crane,
1,521 tons, for Manchester —4.395 up
lands. and 2,197 sea islands for Man
chester.
More Tliao 80,000 Rales Went.
British steamship Oldhamia, Stewart,
2,346 tons, for Liverpool—7s uplands
Paragos, via Liverpool; 11,801 uplands
and 150 sea Island for Liverpool.
Italian steamship 11 Piemonte. Pardo.
3,881 tons, for Genoa —10,466 uplands
for Barcelona, and 1,300 uplands for
Genoa.
Coastwise steamer Alleghany, for
Philadelphia—924 bales uplands.
Coastwise steamer Nacooohee, for
805t0n—2,720 uplands and 373 sea is
lands.
Used In local manufactury—9B bales
uplands.
A resume of the total shipments
shows that 32,515 bales of uplands, and
2,397 bales of sea Islands went to Great
Britain; 41,722 uplands and 50 sea is
lands went to the continent; 3,644 up
lands and 373 sea Islands went coast
wise and 98 uplands were used locally
giving a total 80,799 bales.
STOLE CLOTHING AND
WENT TO FITZGERALD.
Nettie Wright was found guilty in
the City Court yesterday of larceny
and fined S4O or sentenced to serve six
months on the chalngang by Judge
Norwood.
This was the second time the case
came up for hearing before Judge
Norwood, having been carried over
once before on account of the absence
of a witness. The charges were pre
ferred by Florence Lovett, colored,
who claimed the Wright woman had
gotten the wrong clothing and de
camped to Fitzgerald. Detective Mose
Davis brought her back to Savannah,
and on the stand testified he had In
vestigated her affairs several times be
fore.
SEALED VERDICT IN CASE
AGAINST ELECTRIC CO.
The jury in the case of Thomas
Smart vs. the Savannah Electric
Company returned a sealed verdict
last night. The suit was for SI,OOO dam
ages, Smart alleging while he was a
passenger on one of the cars of the
defendant company he was set upon
and badly beaten by the motorman.
The evidence of the defense largely
went to show that It was a cool night
and the motorman asked Smart to
close the front door. This Smart re
fused to do. Finally the motorman
closed the door himself, whereupon
Smurt roee. opened the door,
and calling the motorman a
vile name, it Is alleged, at
tempted to strike him. The motor
man pulled his controller lever off and
struck the negro over the head.
November Maicaalnes.
The Savannah Morning Nows, Out
ing, Recreation. American Field, For
est aitd Stream. All the fashion mag
azines for December. New York, Bos
ton. Philadelphia, Washington. Balti
more. Charleston. Atlanta, Macon. Au
gusta. New Orleana, Chicago, Cincin
nati. Ht. Louis, Jacksonville (Fla.)
dallies. German New York dailies. All
fha latest weeklies, monthlies, new
book*. stMbmery, souvenir vlew* of
Savannah, etc., at Eatlll'a News De
pot, No !i Bull street, corner of
Bryan, No. 2. east. Ltvarnish Ua.—
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BONDHOLDER OBJECTS TO
MOVING CAR TRACKS.
No Objection* to Patting Track* to
One .Side. However.
President George J. Baldwin of the
Savannah Electric Company, received
a letter from a large bondholder in
his company yesterday objecting to
the removal of the Whitaker street
tracks, as had been suggested.
Objections of this kind were antici
pated by Mr. Baldwin, when the mov
ing of the tracks was brought up. If
the city really desires to have the
tracks taken up, however, Mr. Bald
win says, he is willing to do all he
can to help the city officials overcome
the many difficulties that are sure to
present themselves.
And he asks the very significant
question, “Will the city be willing to
assume the liability for all suits that
might arise from the removal of the
tracks?"
The city, of course, would not. Mr.
Baldwin says if he wished to move
the tracks he would, of course, be
willing to assume this liability, but
as the suggestion comes from the city,
he thinks the city should take the re
sponsibility. The city not being will
ing to do this, the plan to have the
tracks taken up will doubtless fall
through.
Asa matter of fact, the city officials
themselves do not care about pushing
the matter now* they have been shown
how many objections there will be to
the plan. In regard to moving the
tracks to the eastern side of the street
by Forsyth Park and the Park Exten
sion, Mr. Baldwin says he has no ob
jection to the idea, if the city author
ities desire the change.
The city officials, however, do not
take much interest in the suggestion,
though It is approved by the public
generally. Mr. Baldwin says it would
not do to put the tracks on one side
of the street, except by the Park and
the Park Extension, as the property
owners on the street would want the
tracks on the side opposite.
SIXTEEN BARRiLS OF
TURPENTINE SEIZED.
Inspector Register Found Spirit*
Which Had Been Adnlterated,
By order of Judge Cann, Sheriff
Schwarz seized sixteen barrels of tur
pentine yesterday, on report of Naval
Stores Inspector Register to the effect
that they were ’adulterated and not
properly marked as such, according to
the laws of the state.
Thirteen barrels were consigned
the Peacock, Hunt & West Com
pany, and three to Hunter, Pearce
and Battey. The turpentine will, no
doubt be sold at public auction a.nd the
proceeds of the sale ‘added to the fine
docket of the Superior Court. The
fact that the spirits was seized as
the property of the naval stores com
panies, does not indicate they had any
knowledge of the adulteration. In fact
the law regarding adulteration w*as
passed at the instance of the naval
store dealers.
1,000 hew Hats 1,000.
h'o Two Alike. Open and Ready
To-Day.
One thousand new styles in ready
to-wear tailored hats, semi-trimmed
and dress hats, made of felt, chenille,
silk, velvet and braid. The entire
production of the largest manufac
turer in New York. The entire out
put of Hummell, Rose & Cos.
Sale commences to-day. Prices pos
itively one-quarter of their actual
value. All the netV shades of brown,
blues, orange, rose, navy, green, in
cluding the largest display of fine
black hats ever shown in any one
store in the United States.
Prices range from 98c to $4.98. Posi
tively no hat In this assortment worth
less than $3,00 to $15.00. No two alike.
No two hats alike. Every label has
the Rose brand. Krouskoft Bros. &
Co.—ad.
WORKMAN BADLY HURT
BY FALLING LUMBER.
Buried beneath a pile of falling lum
ber. Collins Williams, a negro, was
badly injured at the Gordon wharf
yesterday morning. He had his right
leg broken and was bruised about the
body and head.
The police ambulance was called and
the negro was carried to the office of
Dr. W. E. Norton, where his injuries
received attention. He was later (tar
ried to the Georgia Infirmary. He will
recover it is thought, thought he Is
badly hurt. The negro Is employed by
the Granger-Stubbs Company.
He was working between two high
piles of lumber, when one of them sud
denly toppled over upon him.
JUDGMENT OF SIP UK MB COURT.
Clerk J. K. P. Carr of the Superior
Court received remitturs from the
clerk of the Supreme Court
in the following cases yester
day, in which opinions have
been handed down: Joseph Desverges
vs. M. C. Goette, affirmed; W. A. Su
song vs. J. H. McKenna, affirmed; I.
Berendt vs. J. H. McGough, affirmed;
W. M. Jones vs. Sam Gill, reversed;
W. H. Murray vs. W. J. Williams, re
versed; J. F. Bramlett vs. F. J. Kul
man, exr., affirmed; M. Wilensky vs.
W. A. Brady, reversed; A. Erhlich vs.
D. Silversteln, ex., reversed; F. Asen
dorf vs. Mayor et. al. of Savannah,
affirmed, and movant allowed to with
draw case.
NEGROES HURT IN RUNAWAY.
A mule hitched to one of the delivery
wagons of McGrath & Ransford ran
away yesterday morning In the yard at
the Tybee depot and overturned the
wagon, scattering groceries in every di
rection. Two negroes, who were In
the wagon at the time, were caught
under it when it was overturned, and
were slightly Injured.
1,000 New Hats 1,000.
No Two Alike. Open and Ready
To-Day.
One thousand new styles In ready
to-wear tailored hats, semi-trimmed
and dress hats, made of felt, chenille,
silk, velvet and braid. The entire
production of the largest manufac
turer in New York. The entire out
put of Hummell, Rose A Cos.
Sale commences to-day. Prices pos
itively one-quarter of their actual
value. All the new shades of brown,
blues, orange, rose, navy, green, in
cluding the largest display of fine
black hats ever shown In any one
•tore In the United States,
Prices range from 98c to $4.98. Posi
tively no hat In this assortment worth
lees than SB.OO to $15.00. No two alike.
No two hats alike. Every label has
the Rose brand. KrouskofT Bros. A
Co.—ad.
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*30.10 St. Leals and Retara via Sea
board Air Lias Ry.
Every Tuesday and Thursday. Tick
ets will only bs sold for uss on
those days snd aril) bs limited for re
turn 10 days from dots of sale. Pull
Information al city tlrket office, No. J
HuU sussu i'Auue U. % (
COMMITTEE WILL
DISCUSS PAVING
TO BE DONE NEXT YEAR.
COMMITTEE TO RECOMMEND LIST
OF STREETS TO COUNCIL.
Meeting of Street* and lane* Com
mittee To-day Will Be One of
Mo*t Important Held in n Long
While—Aldermen Determined to
Make Next Year a Banner One. So
Far a* Paving la Concerned—Fight
for Feed Contract I* On.
The meeting of the Streets and
Lanes Committee, which was post
poned from Saturday until yesterday,
was again postponed and will be held
to-day.
The meeting promises to be the most
important that has been held in a long
while, as besides a number of matters
that have already been announced,
the paving work for next year will be
discussed, and probably in a large
measure determined.
Whatever streets this committee de
cides should be paved next year. Coun
cil is very apt to act favorably upon.
While Council is not required to fol
low th 6 recommendations of the com
mittee in making up a schedule for
street paving, the chances are this will
be done. To begin with there are five
aldermen on the committee and this
gives it a big advantage at the start
with any proposition the committee
might unanimously recommend.
lOOfi to Be Danner Year.
So far as the paving work is con
cerned, 1905 will be made the banner
year In the city's history. This year
the appropriation for paving was cut
down by reason of the improvements
being made In other lines, but prac
tically all the aldermen agree that a
large appropriation should be given
this department for the coming year.
At the meeting to-day the committee
will discuss the paving In a general
way and some of the streets will prob
ably be determined. It will probably
be several weeks, however, before the
entire paving schedule is made up.
Many of the streets now under dis
cussion for paving have already been
mentioned. Abercorn, Price, Lincoln,
Whitaker, Bay and several of the in
tersecting streets between Bull and
Drayton streets, not already paved,
have been suggested. The matter will
be gone over thoroughly by the com
mittee before any recommendation is
made to Council. The entire work
that is to be done next year will be
agreed upon in advance and most of
the ordinances introduced in Council
about the same time.
Feed Fight I* On.
There is a lively fight on for the
reed contract for the Streets and Lanes
Department for the coming month.
Some time ago, it will be remembered,
the grain combine here went to pieces,
but recently the dealers have gotten
together again, and they now all sub
mit the same bids for the city busi
ness. There are a number of firm
claiming it Is their time to get the
contract.
During the few months the com
bine was out of business, the various
firms submitted different bids and the
contracts were awarded to the lowest
bidders. With all the firms bidding
the same, it is difficult to determine
who should be given the contract
first. It has been suggested that the
contract be given out from month to
month In alphabetical order, but those
whose names begin with letters to
wards the end of the alphabet object
to this.
The bids for the artificial stone side
walk through the Park Extension are
to be opened also.
NEGRO FIREd’sHOT
AT A MOTORMAN.
Trouble on E. & W. Belt Line Car
Followed by Shooting.
Just as he left an E. and W. belt
car at Bay and Drayton streets early
last night, a negro fired a pistol, pre
sumably at the motorman. The man
was pursued for some distance, but
escaped. The police were later noti
fied.
The car was in charge of Conductor
G. P. Fellows, and W. C, Parker was
the motorman. The conductor and
the negro had some trouble Inside the
car and the conductor ordered him off.
He went out the front door and Just
after getting oft the car fired his pis
tol. Motorman Parker says he had
his back to the negro, and doesn't
know whether he shot at him. but
presumes he did.
WAS BEATEN AND CUT
IN BARROOM ROW.
John Buckley, who Is employed by
the city, was knocked down, badly
beaten and severely cut In the bar
rom of George Christopher at Brough
ton and West Broad streets fast night.
One man is alleged to have knocked
him down with a blackjack, while an
other cut him. Buckley Is very pain
fully injured, but it is not thought he
is In a dangerous condition. Dr. Wahl
attended him.
DRUNKED NEGRO TRIED
TO SHOOT PATROLMAN.
W. N. Powell, a drunken negro, drew
his pistol and attempted to shoot Pa
trolman W. E. Remley, who had ar
rested him. at the Union Station last
night. The officer grabbed the pistol
and succeeded in taking It away from
the negro after a struggle. The negro
had been disorderly In the station. He
Is now charged with drunkenness, dis
orderly conduct, carrying concealed
weapons, pointing a pistol at and at
tempting to shoot another.
1,000 New Hals 1,000.
No Two Alike. Open and Ready
To-Day.
One thousand new styles In ready
to-wear tailored hats, aemi-trlmmed
and dress hats, made of felt, chenille,
silk, velvet and braid. The entire
production of the largest manufac
turer in New York. The entire out
put of Hummell. Rose A Cos.
Hale commences to-day. Prices pos
itively one-quarter of their actual
value. All the new shades of brown,
blues orange, rose, navy, green. In
cluding the largest display of fine
black hats ever shown In any on*
•tore in the United Htatee.
Prices renge from Mb- to $4 Ml. Posi
tively no hat In this assortment worth
lass than SIOO to lll.flo Mo two alike.
No two b*ts alike Every label has
the Ross brand. Hi ouakoff Bros. A
00.-wd.
WOMAN DIED WITH
BABY IN HER ARMS.
Police Found the Corpse Holding
Child in Her Arms.
With a ba-by clasped in the lifeless
arms, are body of Annie Brazeman, a
negro woman, was found in her bed
at her home at East Broad and Thir
ty-sixth streets, shortly before 11
o’clock, last night by Mounted Patrol
men McCarthy and Harper, who had
gone to the house to arrest Jim Braze
rrfan, the woman’s husband.
Two small children were in the bed
with the corpse. Neither the children
nor the other occupants of the house
knew the woman was dead. The hus
band fearing arrest was hiding out,
and was also ignorant of his wife’s
death. Coroner Keller was notified and
made an investig*ation. Heart disease
is supposed to have caused the death.
The body was still warm when the
patrolmen found it, showing the wom
an had been dead only a short time.
Annie Taylor, a negro woman who
lives nearby had requested the hrrest
of Jim Brazeman for cursing her.
Awed by the presence of the dead wom
an, she asked to be allowed to with
draw the charges. .
CONSOLIDATION CAUSES
DECREASE IN PERMITS.
The number of building permits Is
sued during the month just ended was
not quite so large as the number is
sued during October of last year. This
year the permits are being consolidat
ed as far as Dossible. so that the total
number Issued really means very lit
tle. Only one permit is often issued
for a number of houses. Most of the
permits during October are for re
pairs. This is always the case, as
property owners often will not fix their
houses until after the close of the
renting season.
OFFICER RESCUED LADY
FROM A CRAZY CAT.
Answering the telephone at an ear
ly hour this morning. Desk Sergeant
McCool at police headquarters was told
by an excited feminine voice to send
an officer at once to her house to get
a mad cat that was in her room.
The cat was crazy, the lady said,
and could not be made to leave her
room. She described the antics of the
c’at so vividly that Sergeant McCool
sent Patrolman Beaber, the sally port
man, to the house at once. There a
kitten, frightened almost to death, was
found crouching in one corner of the
room. The officer opened the window
and the cat at once escaped. Other
parties in the house had been chasing
the cat, it Was learned, and had bad
ly frightened it.
QUAIL SHOOTING SEASON
FOR 1904 OPENS TO'DAY.
Enthusiastic followers of the gun and
dog will take advantage of the.splen
did season which now prevails, to go
out and shoot quail to-day, the open
ing of the season of 1904.
Hunters argue that it is too dry now
for good results with bird dogs. They
do not scent the birds readily, and in
the still comparatively warm weather
quickly tire out. Many will go out,
however, to try their luck and find the
walks of old Bob White.
FOR STEALING EARRINGS.
For the larceny of a lot of earrings
from D. L. McCay, Sidney Francis, a
negro, was remanded to the City Court
by the Recorder yesterday morning.
The earrings were stolen several
days ago from In front of the post
office. Mr. McCay had left them in
a package on his bicycle, while he
went into the postofflee to mail a let
ter. When he returned the package
was gone. The matter was reported to
the police and Detective Murphy ar
rested Francis and recovered the ear
rings.
WANT TO RIDE FREE.
The members of the fire department
have signed a petition to President
George J. Baldwin, of the Savannah
Electric Company, asking to be allow
ed to ride on the street cars free in
going to and from their meals. They
point out that they help the company
in many ways, and ask that this priv
ilege be granted. The nen state they
will not abuse the privilege, If granted,
and will give their seats to pay pas
sengers, whenever the cars are
crowded.
t , m
DIED SUDDENLY ON STREET.
Rachael Telfair, a negro woman, wTls
taken suddenly ill near Fortieth and
Abercorn streets early last night, and
died a few minutes later In a house,
where she was carried.
The woman fell to the pavement and
appeared to be In great pain. A tele
phone message was sent to police head
quarters for the colored ambulance and
she was carried Into a house until It
could arrive. When the amburance
reached the scene she was dead. Coro
ner Keller was notified by the police.
1,000 New Hata 1,000.
No Two Alike. Open and Rend)
To-Dar.
One thousand new styles In ready
to-wear tailored hats, aeml-trlmmed
and dress hats, made of felt, chenille,
silk, velvet and braid. The entire
production of the largest manufac
turer In New York. The entire out
put of Hummell, Rose & Cos.
Sale commencfß to-day. Prices pos
itively one-quarter of their actual
value. All the new shades of brown,
blues, orange, rose, navy, green, In
cluding the largest display of fine
black hats ever shown In any one
store In the United States.
Prices range from 98c to $4.98. Posi
tively no hat In this assortment worth
less than $3.00 to $15.00. No two alike.
No two hats alike. Every label has
the Rose brand. Krouskotf Bros. &
Cos. —ad.
Werner's Safe On re Free.
Warner's Safe Cure Is a well-known
remedy the world over, and has al
ways been popular In Savannah. To
make It more so the manufacturers
will give away wimple bottles abso
lutely free on Wednesday and Thurs
day of this week. This free distribution
will take place at Knlght’a Pharmacy.
Drayton and Oglethorpe avenue, snd
the Union Pharmacy, West Broad and
Jones streets.
The Fast Trains
To OshfomU. are run over the Union
Pad fir Via Omaha sixteen hours
quicker to San Fmririaro than any
other tlna. No change of roads, qo
detours, 'The Overland Route" all tbs
way Be sure your ticket roads over
the Union PadfL- Inquire of J, H
IxWhrop, O. A., SOI Oliva gUWtt, St
touM, Me.-ad.
Back in the Woods
Are thousands of birds, and
the open season is at hand.
nced:' aVe the Buns J°"'
the REMINGTON
the PARKER
THE SMITH
They are the popular shot
guns with Savannah spo^l
ALL AMMUNITIONS.
19 West Broughton Street.
There’ll be hundreds of
colds contracted at the Car
nival this week, and it is well
to remember that Warburines
re not only a sure cure but
they are just as surely a pre
ventive. They keep your
system in a condition to re
sist attacks.
15 Cents the Box.
“Get It at Rowlinskl’s,”
Broughton and Drayton.
For Chapped,
Rough Hands
Nothing is more gener
ously soothing and heal
ing than
Tefferine Soap .
It begins a cure from
the moment its use is be
gun. Try It as a shampoo
soap. It’s great healing
properties makes it good
for the toilet, hath and
nursery.
25 Cents a Cake .
ALLAN BOND & CO.,
COAL
Anthracite in all sizes.
Jellico Soft Lump.
Both Phones 507.
Lumbermen Supply and
Equipment Go.
The newest thing In dry kilns.
Dries lumber in 24 hours.
Costs less than others.
Vulcanite asphalt roofing.
Vulcanite Rubber Roofing.
BOILER TUBES
J. D. WEED & CO.
SAVANNAH THEATER
xigii't To-morrow N *?££r
IBSEN'S MASTERPIECE
“GHOSTS,”
with Claus Bogel as Oswald.
Mat. 25c, 50c and 76c. Night 25c
to $1.50.
NiGirif THURSDAY NIGHT
“THE FATAL WEDDING. ,,
SEATS TO-DAY.
Mat. 25c and 50c. Night 25c to
SI.OO.
Friday, Matinee and Night, "A
ROYAL SLAVE.”
SAVANNAH THEATER.
COMING!
.The Youngest American Star,
MKC
HELEN GRANTLY,
.In a Revival of Her
Great Success,
“Her Lord and Master.”
(A Comedy by Maftha Morton.)
SECURE KEATS EARLY.
LAP ROBES
and
Horse Blankets.
Large assortment.
Lowest prices.
Leo Frank,
4 and Wlilinker Mi-

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