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PAVING SCHEDULE FOR COMING YEAR HAS BEEN AGREED UPON. STREET# AND TAXES COMMITTEE HELD LIVELY SESSION. Meeting Was Long One and Quite a Lot of Work YVa* Decided Lpon. Other Street* Mny Be Paved, bat Will Not Be Conaldered I'ntil Neil Year—Want Government to Pave Yorlt and President Street* by Pontotlice. At a meeting of the Street* and Lanes Committee of Council yester day. which proved a lengthy session, a schedule of the streets to be paved next year was practically determined. It is the intention of the committee and of Council to make 1905 the best year the city has ever known so far as paving: in concerned. The work agreed upon by the com mittee does not include all that will he done next year, but most of the work is incorporated in the schedule already made. The city will probably appropriate at least $50,000 for the paving work of 1905, and some of the aldermen favor giving even more than this. Next Year** Work. The streets agreed upon by the com mittee, which will be paved next year, are Abercorn. from Park avenue to Hall: Henry from West Broad to the cemetery; Bryan from Abercorn to East Broad; Gaston from Jefferson to West Broad, and from Price to East Broad; Jones from Tattnall to East Broad; Lincoln from Bay to Ogle thorpe avenue; Gwinnett from Bray ton to East Broad; Thirty-first from West Broad to Ogeechee road; Bar nard from Broughton to Oglethorpe avenue; Whitaker from Oglethorpe avenue to Gaston; and West Broad, from Indian to Broughton. It was also decided to pave Bay street from Barnard to Abercorn, though this will not be taken up until after the completion of the City Hall. York and President streets will be paved from Whitaker to Jefferson, and the United States government will be asked to pass an appropriation for these two streets between Whitaker and Bull by the postofflee. Not All Decided. The list of /streets given in the foregoing does not include all the streets that will be paved next year, but no others will be determined un til the middle or close of the year, when it is seen how the appropria tion stands. It is not even known yet what appropriation will be made for the paving department and for tills reason the committee does not feel like agreeing upon any more streets at this time. North of Oglethorpe avenue from Jefferson to Drayton streets will be paved practically solid, when next yvar's work is complete. It has been the policy of the city for some time to connect as many of the pavements as possible, and it will be seen from the schedule that this plan has been followed in making up the work to be done next year. Park Extension Walk. The contract for laying the artificial stone walk through the Park Extension was awarded to Thomas Barker. Mr. Barker's bid was the lowest receiv ed. He offered to put In brick concrete for 79 cents a square yard, or stone concrete for 91V4 cents a square yard. The committee decided to take the stone concrete, although the price is higher. As the walk will be driven over by artillery, when phrades are held. It was thought best to get it as strong as possible. The feed contract for November for the Streets and Lanes Department was awarded to H. Traub & Son. MAYOR NOT SATISFIED WITH CITY’S FINANCES. Think* There Should Be Abont $."0,900 More on Hnntl. Mayor Myers and Alderman Dixon, the chairnfan of the Finance Commit tee, of City Council will have a con ference within the next few days in re gard to the financial condition of. tjte city. Although the treasury has about SIO,OOO more in it than at the same time last year, MUyor Myers is not sat isfied . He says there should be $50,000 or $60,000 more on hand than the elty had at this time in 1904. He thinks people must be paying their taxes too slow. During the present year about $60,000 was received by the city from the sale of land, yet now there is only SIO,OOO more on hand than was h*ad last year. The Mayor says the expenses on the City Hall have not been as heavy as was anticipated and that nothing worth counting Was yet been spent on the subway. Considering these facts, he thinks the city should have more mon ey on hand, he will talk the mat ter over with the chairman of the Finance Committee and steps to make people pay their taxes more promptly will doubtless be taken. EXTENDED LIMITS TO AGAIN ESCAPE TAXATION. Property In Extended City Limits Will Escape During; lIMIS. Property owners In the extended city limits will not have to pay any taxes next year. Toward the close of 1903 there was a *Teat deal of talk about making the owners pay this year, tout the matter has not been brought up in Council, and It Is safe to suy the property in the extended limits will escape at least one more year's taxes. Mayor Myers said yesterday he did not think Council would decide to tax the property next year. If it intends to do so. an assessment of property will have to be ordered at once, he stated. Alderman Dixon, chairman of Council, stated he did not think there was time enough to And out the own ers and make the assessment, even if It should be ordered by Council at once. He felt sure the property would not be taxed during next year, he said. .Mysterious Asia. Visit Asia and see the broad sword contests. Scientific dances by men and women. Artists of the highest type. Ride the camels.—ad. Be sure and see the volcano or you will miss the best show at the carni val.—ad. Abbott's Bast Intis Cara Palat. If you would bs free of corns and bunions aak your druggist for Ab bott's East India Corn Paint. Coma rsmovsO u wall as bunions and warts without any pain or trouble, limply apply this wonderful corn paint as di rected.—e 4. NO ACTION WAS TAKEN BY THE OGLETHORPES. Member* Said They Wnnld Do Everything Potsihle for Command. The Oglethorpe Light Infantry, Com pany’ I. First Regiment Infantry,* Georgia State Troops, held a special meeting last night over which Second Lieutenant Robert A. Cox presided. In addition to the active or enlisted men, there were present a goodly num ber of war veterans, honorary and and other non-enlisted members of the corps. It had been generally reported that it was the intention of the company at this meeting to withdrawn from the state service, but no proposition of that character was suggested. The discussion to some extent had a bear ing on the late affair at Statesboro, though that was not mentioned, ex cept incidentally. Several resolutions were offered, discussed and withdrawn, and it was finally unanimously re solved that the members present pledge themselves to do all in their power to support and build up the company, and the meeting adjourned. Among those present were former captains of the Oglethorpes, Col. G. A. Gordon, Maj. W. S. Rockwell and Capt. David C. Barrow, and honorary and veteran members, Col. J. H. Es till, Lieut. H. A. Crane, Lieut. J. H. Butner. Veteran Lewis Lippman, and others. Capt. Hitch was not present at the meeting, but the statement was made on his behalf by a representative that he remained away in order to permit the company to discuss its affair free ly and unrestrainedly. He did not de sire that any further action be taken by the company to sustain his course at Statesboro, believing it had shown in having passed commendatory reso lutions some time ago, and in having elected him an honorary member of the command after the verdict of the court-martial had been rendered, that he had its indorsement. COULD NOT PARADE WITH HIS REGIMENT. I.lent. A. A. Morrison not Officially Notified of Acquittal. Because his reinstatement has not been officially received here Lieut. A. A. M/orrison, surgeon of the First Georgia Regiment, took no part in the review of the troops by Gov. Terrell Monday afternoon. Lieut. Morrison appeared at the ar mory of the regiment in full uniform, and mounted, but when it was found that no notice had been received of his acquittal of charges growing out of the Statesboro lynching, it was decided he could not participate in the parade. When charges were preferred against him, as a result of the sittings of the court of inquiry, he was relieyed of air military duty, and in the absence of an official announcemeent that the court-martial had found ‘him not guil ty. thereby reinstating him. It was de cided it would not be proper for him to take part in the parade. Lieut. Morrison rode to his residence, discarded his sword and went on pa rade on his own account. He was in evidence on the streets and passed the Governor’s carriage several times. "They have probably overlooked my acquittal in Atlanta." said Lieut. Mor rison yesterday in discussing the inci dent, “and I wanted the Governor to see me. thinking, perhaps, he Would hurry up matters when he gets back home.” WILL DECIDE PLANS EARLY IN JANUARY. Savaunali Dunk and Trout Cos. Will Then Determine. Soon after the first of the year the question of remodeling the building now occupied by the Savannah Bank and Trust Company at Bay and Dray ton streets, or of building an eight story structure, will be taken up. This statement was made by an of ficial of the bank yesterday in answer ing another report that the bank di rectors had decided to erect an eight story structure. He said no decision had been reached and the matter will not be taken up before January. It had been stated that representa tives of the bank had seen a number of parties, with a view to ascertaining if tenants could be secured for an eight-story building, and that three and a half stories had been spoken for. The bank official denied this rumor. He stated no one in authority had made such a canvass, although he had jocularly asked a business man if he would take a floor in the proposed new building. WILL FEATURE SAVANNAH IN TOURISTS’ BOOK. Savannah is to be featured in a Tourists’ Book of the South which is to be issued December 15 by a large Chicago firm. Mr F. H. Richardson, who is getting material for the book, called upon Mayor Myers yesterday and talked with him for quite a while about Savannah and its many attrac tions. In the afternoon Mr. Richardson was carried on an automobile ride by Mr. Thomas Halllgan, one of the city clerks. Mr. Richardson expressed him self as being better pleased with Sa vannah than with any city he had visited in the South. He says this is an ideal place for tourists and intends to devote a great deal of space in the book to pleasure that the city offers. Chequeta. The smallest horse in the world proves one of the greatest attractions on the Pike. Giving universal satis faction to thousands daily.—ad. Two Train* Daily to Kastera title* via Southern Railway. On Sunday. Nov. 6. Southern Rail way resumes double dally train serv ice between Savannah and the East, leaving Savannah 1 p. m. and 12:15 a. m., Central time. Both trains car ry Pullman drawing room sleeping cars to Washington and New York, elegant day coaches find the finest din ing cars In the world. All trains now operated over the new double track through Virginia and the Southern Railway double-track bridge across the Potomac. Pullman reservations glad ly made or information furnished upon application to E. G. Thomson, C. p. tk T. A., 141 Bull street; ‘phones 850. ud. Almee makes her first appearance to-day at * p. m. at the carnival. As It requires so much preparation for her artistic performances and spec tacular creations it was necessary to postpone Amiable Almee's dehut un til to-day and night.—ad. Everybody says the volcano laths best show at ths carnival.—d. SAVANNAH MORNING NT.WS: WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 2. 1904. FUGITIVE RUSSIAN IS IN SAVANNAH HAD SERVED HIS FOUR YEARS. FEARED HE WOILD AGAIN BE DRAFTED INTO SERVICE. Say* no l<n**lflii Jew* Want to See Rn**lan Rule in Manehnrla—Prof italile Trade for Them There Won Id Be Cot Off—Left Minsk Shortly After A**a*inatlon of A on Plehxe—Listen* to Translated Aeeoents of War AA’itli Mach In terest. Fearing he would he impressed into service to fight for the possession of Manchuria, Jacob Helfand, a subject of Czar Nicolas fled the country and is now a resident of Savannah, the guest of his brother-in-law, Mr. Aaron Rauzin, a former member of the Sa vannah police department. Mr. Helfand speaks not a word of English, but with his brother-in-law acting as interpreter, talks interest ingly of the war which is now being waged, and of the assassination of Baron Von Plehve. He served four years in the Russian army, and fearing he might be called back to service he fled to America with a number of others who were able to leave. Helfand is the son of a well-to-do lawyer in Minsk, his na tive home, and had a "Governor's pass,” which enabled him to leave the country. He left his home shortly aft er the assassination of Von Plehve. He states there was great rejoicing among every class of Russians when the Baron was assassinated. In speaking of the Russian arms Helfand says the soldiers fight with no spirit, particularly the Jews, who oppose the possession of Manchuria, knowing if it falls into the hands of lhe Russians they will be debarred from engaging in business there, which will not be the case if the Japanese obtain possession. In fact, he says, the majority of those now bearing Russian arms want to see the Japs win. Japanese domin ion in Manchuria, means a more liberal policy than would result under Russian rule, and there would not be the same stringent restrictions on trade, espe cially as regards the Jews. Helfand says the commissions In the Russian *my are dished out to young men who have but one ambition, that of riotous living with little heed of the great task before them. He listens with great interest to the translation of the daily press accounts of the progress of the struggle be tween the Japs and the Russians. Some time ago Mr. Rauzen received a letter from Minsk in which it was stated that two of his cousins, who were members of the Russian army, had been captured bv the Japanese. They reported they w r ere treated well by the Japs. ANOTHER SHIP ADDED TO NEW COASTWISE LINE. North nml Sontli S. S. Cos. to Have Sailing Every Five Days. The North and South Steamship Company announced yesterday the ad dition of another ship to its Red An chor Line of steamers between Savan nah and New York, the addition to be made at once so the second ship will leave this port for New York on its first trip Nov. 17. The new ship, also owned by the Red Anchor Line, is the David, a vessel of approximately the size of the first ship put on this route, the Santurce, which has been employ ed on the run now for several months. Through the addition of the new ship the company w ill be able to make sailings from Savannah every five or six days. The David is now at Jack sonville, but is expected here about the middle of the month. The addition to the line is made necessary, Mr. Murray M. Stewart of Stewart & Cos., general agents, says, because of the increased business that is offering at this port. Some idea of the character and amount of this may be gathered from the size and nature of the cargo with which the Santurce sailed yesterday, which was as fol lows: 4,225 barrels spirits of turpen tine and rosin, 73 barrels of pine tar, 193,000 shingles, 48 bales of cotton, and 552.000 feet of yellow pine lumber. The North and South Steamship Company is not only doing a general coastwise business. but issues through bills of lading to all points in the United Kingdom and continent and to Eastern points. ELKS FEEL ENCOURAGED AT OUTLOOK FOR HOME. Expert to Raise Remaining $13,000 Within Next Ten Days. It is expected that within the next ten davs the first issue of stock, amounting to $30,000, for the proposed Elks’ Home, will be all subscribed. Al ready $15,000 has been subscribed in the lodge room. "No canvass has yet been made,” said an Elk in discussing the matter yesterday, ‘'but this matter will be taken up as soon as carnival week is over. We will experience no trouble in raising the remaining $15,000 of the first issue. After this amount has been secured, and our plans have been final ly settled, we will need about $25,000.” No location has yet been fixed upon for the proposed home. The two sites, one on Charlton and Bull streets, and the other on Jones and Bull streets, are still under consideration. It is in tended to make the home a handsome structure and the members of the lodge are enthusiastic at the outlook. JSovrnilirr Magazine*. The Savannah Morning News, Out ing. Recreation, American Field. For est and Stream. All the fashion mag azines for December. New York, Bos ton, Philadelphia, Washington, Balti more, Charleston, Atlanta, Macon, Au gusta, New Orleans, Chicago. Cincin nati. St. Louis, Jacksonville (Fla.) dallies. German New York dallies. All the latest weeklies, monthlies, new books, stationery, souvenir views of Savannah, etc., at Estlll's News De pot, No. 18 Bull street, corner of Bry an, No. 2. east. Savannah, Ga. —ad. Wedding Presents. The old established and reliable wedding present of Sternberg & Cos. offers the newest de signs in elegant diamonds, Jewelry. Hllverware and cut glass at the lowest prices ever known In Savannah for first quality goods.—ad. Everybody goes to the volcano show at the carnival.—ad. The Dog and Pnnr *haw. Feat Ing King, the mind reading dog. Harry, tbs bucking pony. The show for ladles and children and everybody It's great.- ad. GOVERNMENT WANTS LAND CLAIMS IT PAID FOR. Interenting Salt* la Federal Court* Certain to Follow. Col. James B. Quinn, in charge of the river and harbor improvements for the Savannah district, received yester day claims from the government which have been referred to the several de partments. with final returns to the department here. It is believed they will finally result in the government's claiming certain lands which have been the basis of suits against the government, where fees have been paid as a result of judgment for damages resulting from the harbor improvements. This matter has been before the pub lic on several occasions, but it has now reached definite shape and procedure will be taken in the federal courts. The claims and papers in several cases wore received by Col. Quinn with their seventh indorsement. The particular case which brought the matter to a head was that of a Mr. Williams, who was proceeding against the govern ment for alleged damages to his prop erty through the harbor improve ments here. During the pendency of his claim Mr. Williams sold the land to Mr. A. H. Heyward. The case was carried to the Supreme Court, and Mr. Williams was awarded SII,OOO damages. Tinder this payment, which it is claimed was the value of the land, the government now claims the land, and Mr. Hey ward will have to look to Mr. Wil liams for redress. Col. Quinn stated he did not know just what method would be followed in obtaining possession of the lands which had been the basis of suits against the government for damages as a result of overflows, which it was claimed, were occasioned by the im provements to the harbor here. In many instances the claimed value of the lands damaged was paid, and the owners continued using the land for agricultural purposes. If the courts decide that the govern ment is entitled to these lands It will involve thousands of acres along the Savannah river for miles north of Sa vannah, and many of those who have double revenue will lose their land, or perhaps will be required to return the amount of money paid them for dam ages. The case presents an interesting problem, and the outcome will be watched with Interest, especially in this vicinity. WALSH TRESPASS CASE WAS UP FOR HEARING. Witne** Created Stir by Statement Regarding Cbalngang Sentence. After several postponements on ac count of the absence of J. C. Grant, a material witness, the case of E. A. Weil, substitute trustee vs. Mrs. Mary Walsh, came up for hearing before Judge Cann yesterday in the Superior Court, but up to the time of adjourn ment. had hot been completed, and will be continued this morning when court convenes. During the hearing of the case Grant, who was fined by Judge Cann several days ago for eoritempt, stated on being cross-questioned for the purpose of impeachment, that he had served a term on the chaingang, but had been released before his time was up for good behavior, and had been allowed more than the legal number of days on account of carpenter work which he had done at the camp. Judge Cann disallowed impeachment procedure unless it were in evidence relative to the ease, but when Grant had finished his testimony he closely questioned the witness as to his state ment that he had been allowed extra time for his carpenter work at the camp. When asked if he had been allowed other than the regular short ening of sentence for good behavior. Grant Stated he was told he was al lowed more than the usual number of dsys. Clerk O. Reuben Butler, of the County Commissioners was sent for, and it was proven the negro was sim ply laboring under a misapprehension. GUARDS OCCUPY CLUB ROOMS ONCE AGAIN. Expected Tlmt Many New Name* Will Be Enrolled. Last night the Guards occupied the rooms formerly used by the Tomo chlchl club. There were quite a num ber of members present and the even ing was passed very pleasantly. All the classes of membership were represented. The next business meet ing will be held Nov. 14, at which time the new rules and regulations governing the social department will be agreed on. It is expected that the acquisition of the club rooms will greatly stimulate interest in the Guards' organization, and that many will affiliate who do not care to participate In the military features of the battalion. The Dlxing Children. The most popular and thrilling of the Pike shows is the famous Meier family in its daring leaps In shallow water. Everybody attends this per formance.—ad. A BRI TK OFEH V COMPANY. A Company of Kduented Ponies Play "Home, Sweet Home.” Mr. W. O. Tarkington, general agent for Gentry Bros, famous trained animal shows, is in town. Mr. Tark ington is here ahead of the show, which is booked for four perform ances in Savannah on Nov. 7 and 8. He is a fluent talker and an interest ing showman. When asked what the feature of the show was this season he unhesitatingly replied: “A Brute Opera Company.” He was politely asked to quit his Jcshlng. The writer was willing to ad mit that the Gentry Bros, have a great show—a wonderful show, in fact, but a brute opera company struck -him as being umong the things impossible. Then Mr. Tarkington became indus trious. He pulled a hundred newspaper clippings from his clothes—clippings from Boston, New York city and Chi cago papers, and sure enough there were long accounts of this brute opera company, and the papers devoted col umns to It. "It took five years to break those ponies,” said the advance man, "and the Gentry Bros, arc out with a $5,000 challenge to any show man In the world who will produce their equal." The Brute Opera Com pany and the rest of the Gentry An imal actors will arrive via special train on the Atlantic Coast Line Rail way Monday morning, and will appear here afternoon and night.—ad. Have Vou Seen Smith f At Darkness and Dawn. Everyone should see this wonderful production. Amusing, sensational, mysterious. Any lady can visit It. It it clean and moral.—ad. Jumbo Snake Exhibit, Largest snaks In ths world—twenty seven feet long—weighs 240 pounds. Ten babtee also weighing forty pounds each. Everybody sees them. -ad. WANT MUCH WORK IN SOUTH SIDE COMMITTEE HELD MEETING. ASKS FOR A SI'MBKR OF IMPROYE MENTS NEXT YEAR. That Groreia Infirmary B Moved and That More Lichta and Tree* Be Pnt In South Side—Pres ent Plan of Tree Planting by City Is Condemned—More Mater Alains and Additional Paving Also Sought. At a meeting of the South Side Ad visory and Steering Committee last night plans for the coming municipal campaign were made and improve ments that are to be advocated by the club were agreed upon. First and foremost among the things to be worked for by tlie South Side comes the removal of the Georgia Infirmary. The club will work in ev ery way possible to bring this about. The members say the infirmary has retarded progress in its vicinity long enough and they are determined to get rid of it, if hard work can accom plish it. The members of the club go further and say they believe it will be better for the institution itself if anew location is secured. More Lights and Trees. The committee also insists upon the opening of Thirty-fifth street, which was defeated in Council, after a lively fight, only recently. Whether the club will be able to push this through re mains to be seen. There was over whelming opposition to the plan in Council when it was up for consid eration before. Important improvements that are to be worked for are more lights and more trees. At least 500 new shade trees are needed in the South Side, the committee says. The members of the committee contend the present mode of the city in tree planting is all wrong. They contend trees can be purchased ready to be put out for $1 each, and that this is less than they cost the city by the tree nursery plan. Both trees and lights are badly needed, the South Siders contend. More water mains are also wanted. There are not enough for the proper fire protection of the section, the committeemen contend. The paving of several streets is also asked. It is desired to have Thirty sixth or Thirty-eighth street paved to the Ogeechee road. Planning for ruinpalgn. A committee of 100 will be appointed to work during the coming campaign. This committee will be appointed very soon and will get to work at once. The first big meeting of the South Side will be held Friday night, Nov. 18. The South Siders say they are go ing to work this year just as though there was opposition. Arrangements are to he made to have a number of speakers at all the meetings and things will be kept lively from now on. The Club has a permanent Working Committee that keeps in touch with those who are out of employment. For those who really desire to work posi tions are secured, not only with the city and county, but with the rail roads, mills and business houses. The organization has an employment bu reau where the name, age and last oc cupation of each applicant is kept. When employment is secured by the Working Committee the applicant is notified by postal card. SONS OF VETERANS TO TAKE UP HITCH CASE, Resolutions Will Be Offered for Passage at Next Meeting. At the next regular meeting of the Sons of Confederate Veterans it is in tended to bring up for action, the find ing of the court-martial which tried Capt. Robert M. Hitch as well as the approval of the finding by the Gov ernor. Capt. Hitch is a member of the Sons of Veterans, and members of the or ganization say resolutions of confidence in him will be passed. The matter has been freely discussed among the mem bers and the meeting promises to be interesting. All of the members of the organization are not in favor of taking the matter up, it is said, al though a majority are said to favor the passage of such a resolution. GEORGIXcOTTON CROP PRACTICALLY PICKED. Very I.lt lie Cotton Remains in tile Fields in This Section. So far as Georgia is concerned the cotton crop of 1904 is practically pick ed out, there being little if any cotton in the fields at present. Mr. H. H. Peeples has just returned from his plantation in South Carolina and reports there is no cotton in his neighborhood to be picked. Mr. Pee ples says that the crop has been about as large as last year, with some plant ers showing larger yields.. The per fect seasons have made the class much higher, and there are practically no low grades. BLANCHARD’S SIDE~ OF THE DIFFICULTY. A statement was given out yester day morning by Mr. B. F. Blanchard, who was cut Sunday afternoon in a difficulty with Mr. R. L. Easom, in which he claims he was attacked first by Mr. Easom. He denies he was intoxicated. The trouble started by Mr. Blanchard ask ing Mr. E'asom why the latter had quit .speaking. In the argument that followed Mr. Easom, he claims, called him a liar, using an oath. Mir. Blanchard claims he had no knife, and that he w'as assaulted with a knife in the hands of Mr. Easom. The Injured man then started to run away. The hearing will be postponed for a few days until Mr. Blanchard is able to be up agViln. Creation. Presenting Edison's latest masterpiece, the great train robbery and the great mill strike. The social drama between capital and labor. —ad. Ilolil Medal for Olrfamnhlle. A dispatch from St. Louis states that “The OldsmoblU*. 7 horse-power, Stand ard Runabout; Oldsmoblle, 7 horse power. Touring Runabout, and Olds inobtle Light Touring Car has received the gold medal at Ihe World's Fair, as higheat award in that data, and the Oldsmoblle Inspection Car received the gold medal, which Is the highest aw’urd given for railroad Inspection gasoline cars." The valoano show is getting ihe crowds at the carnival.—ad. VETERANS WILL FIGHT THEIR BATTLES OVER. Novel Entertainment Provided for Regular Meetings. One of the most interesting meetings of the . Confederate Veterans Associa tion held In some time was the one last night at -which, by unanimous vote, it was decided to install more of the social feature Into the meetings, and arrange entertainments that can not fail to interest those who attend the meetings. Veterans will fight 'heir battles over again, and on the occasion of each meeting two or more papers of person al reminiscence will be read. At the conclusion of the regular routine busi ness, President Young interrupted the motion for adjournment with the statement that he had been eallel on to suggest some entertaining features for the meetings, and in his opinion the most interesting thing that could be done would be to have two or more of the comrades to either read or relate reminiseencies of the war. President Young stated that he had a paper which had been written by his brother. Mr. William Gourdin Young, of Charleston, -who accompanied Col. Louis T. Wigfall to Fort Sumter when it was first noticed that the flag Was down. The paper graphically de scribes the incident which prompted Col. Wigfall to make the trip, and is the first authentic description of how it was first discovered that Sumter had surrendered. When Col. Wigfall and Mr. Young, who was then a private in the Palmet to Guards, arrived ‘at the fort the air of desolation was almost indescriba ble. All of the incidents of that trip were most graphically described and the attendants on the meeting sat in almost breathless ‘attention through out the reading of the paper. Mr. Young has been offered a hand some sum to write the story for Mc (Jluge's Magaaine, Col. Wigfall's daughter having written her father’s account some months ago. At tlie next meeting of the associa tion Vice President E. B. Morgan, who was at Fort Sumter at the time of th£ surrender, will read a paper relat ing his experience and observations. FEW BUYERS AT NOVEMBER SALES. ilaher*bnm and Congress Street Property Brought Jjt4,2.V>. There were few prospective buyers at the November sales conducted at the Court House yesterday, and there was a consequent lack of spirited bid ding. Deputy Sheriff L. L. Meldrim, sold several small pieces of property for taxes. Mr. C. H. Dorsett disposed of two lots, 3 and 4 on the Ogeechee road, near the Savannah and Charleston Railway, 40x455 feet, for S2OO, also a 94-acre farm In the same vicinity. All of this was sold to Mr. L. B. Shuman. The price paid for the farm was $375. This property was a part of the estate of Mrs. Ida L. Monroe. Mr. I. D. Laßoche sold 165 shares of the People's Investment Company to Mr. J. S. Collins for $2,250. also the property situated at the southwest cor ner of Habersham and Congress streets with improvements, for $4,250. to Mr. E. I. Okarma. The lot is 90x60 feet, and the improvements consist of a ten room house and a smaller residence. The sale was made subject to the con firmation of the owners. JURIES STRIKE SEVERE BLOW AT DIVORCE EVIL Erring Defendants Are Not Allowed to Marry Again. Two verdicts in divorce cases, one right after the other, in which the plaintiff in divorce proceedings has been granted the right to remarry with no permission to the defendant is a step which it is believed will lessen the great number of divorce cases which monthly burden the dockets of the courts. In the case of Henry Leßoy Hay wood vs. Gertrude Haywood the jury yesterday returned a verdict, and a final decree was issued by the court. The plaintiff is allowed to remarry, but the defendant is not. In his peti tion the plaintiff avers his wife left him because he complained of her evil associates. There have been a number of such verdicts returned in the courts of Georgia within the last few months, and those who have been fighting the divorce evil believe this will be the means of abating it. W. B. STILLWELL HOME FROM CONVENTION. Was Delegate to Interstate Com merce Law Convention. Mr. William B. Stillwell, of the Southern Pine Cos., has returned from St. Louis where he has been for several days as a delegate from the National Lumber Manufacturers As sociation to the Interstate Commerce Law Convention which met in St. Louis Oct. 28; The convention was a representative body, Mr. Stillwell says, being com posed of something like 300 delegates representing thirty-one states. The chief act of the convention was the adop tion and preparation of a memoral to Congress asking that the Interstate Commerce Commission be allowed to make rates and enforce them. If they be unsatisfactory to the railroads in terested, until they are acted on by the courts. The convention also discuss ed other matters among those of chief interest to the lumbermen being the re ciprocal demurrage and the equipment of cars by the railroads. Burnett s Vanilla Extract has out lived criticism. It is the finest and purest vanilla extract that can be bought. One bottle of Burnett's Va nilla is better than three of the doubtful kind. Though costing a few cents more, its purity and great strength make It the most economical brand.—ad. For Over Sixty Years Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been used for children teething. It soothes the child, softens the gums, al lays all pain, cures wind colic, and is the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty five cents a bottle.—ad. •20.10 St. Loot* and Hetnrn. Southern Railway will sell round trip tickets from Savannah to St. Louis at above very low rate on each Tuesday and Thursday in November, limited to ten davs. The best route and service. Call at or 'phone City Ticket Office. 141 Bull street, for In formation. —ad. New Cat Glui •tries. The neweet and moat attractive rut ting* In fine out glaaaware may be eeen at Dtemberg A Co.'a. Compar* prices and quality -ad. The Range To Bay Is the one that is sure to be sold every season because foil’ll xvant new parts for it. The Othello, The Magic and The Perfect have been sold by as for years and we fur nish new parts for them ev ery day. Why experiment with stove experiments? This is a real stove, store. 19 West Broughton Street. (Rftuj&uilU vVarburines keep your system superior to colds and coughs. They work on the lazy liver, correct constipation and destroy lurking malaria. Vest pocket boxes, contain ing a dozen tablets, 15 cents "Get It at Rowlinski’s,” Broughton and Drayfon. Reliable Seed House Visitors to the Carnival who oare to kill two birds with one stone should stop to see us and get what seed Information they desire. We supply our patrons with seeds that have passed the most rigorous scientific tests. They are reliable. The planter can’t afford to risk tlie other kind. J. T. Shuptrine, The Reliable Seedsman, Congress and Jefferson, Cool Rooms Should Be Heated These Days. The Gas Heater does the work for less money than other heating device. It does it without labor or trouble. 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