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VOLUME 2, NUMBER 52.
M4NY SPEECHES NUDE AT GOOD GOVERNMENT MEETING LAST NIGHT ISSUES WERE ALL DISCUSSED * J. J. PERRY, J. T. COLSON, C. D OGG AND OTHERS ADDRESSED MEETING About Ninety Members of the Good Government Club Were Present and Displayed Considerable Interest. The advertised meeting of (be Good Government club occurred at the city hatl last night Ivy some ninety mem beta of that organization together witii their friends. What the meeting lacked in nuni betis was made up in enthusiasm and it is but justice, to say that tlie entire meeting was pervaded with a spirit ol genuine earnestness. Chairman McAllister called the meeting ui order at S:IS ami took oe casmn to introduce Kev. J. J. Perry, the well known clergyman, who Imme diately dived into his subject. Mr. Persy began his argument by stating that he nad spent thirteen years in the clergy of St. Athanasius church, tue. only eoltugd Episcopal ehm .u. ,n the city. He pointed out the many du.ulVaiHagi* as well as advantages that have existed m ali tnese years and showed that Brunswick uad pro greased more rapidly umiet Hood tiov .ernnient inl than had be, n the cast wim previous conditions. Mr. Perry’s speech was long drawn bur while he said a whole iot In avoided speetfles but received the at tention and applause of his auditors. The next speaker Introduced was .1, T. Colson, who is among the most prominent niembei sol tue organize ration. He said tiial as ins lemarks would be few lie would coniine himself main ly to dealing with facts and figures, and would let those facts ami figures speak for thbmseives. fie said thui we were all stool,hold', is. as it were, in a corporation, ami that, corporation was the city ol Brunswick. Thai w> each t"presented one snaie. and fna lucre were about suO such stocuhold elv among us. That our corporation ami atets amounting to about ten million dq)!ats. aud that -an- corpora tlou had a revenue ol from (id-to 75 thousand dollars, and Willi ail expense account, of 50 to Cos thousand dollars, That our mayor and council wete us our president and directors, and that we were shortly to nave our stock holders meeting, at winch a president ami directors were to b" selecteu, am. that in tne selection ol snen officers we should disiegard Isit.i ft tends atm enemies, and ok-ei only such men as would best serve file general welfare of the community, and best adminis ter the affairs ol the corporal loti we were stockholders in. He coni iudeil by saying that In wanted to see his stock in tb<- corpor ation 'Of the city of* Brunswick go above par. and believed the citizens of Brunswick all felt the same, and he appealed to them to elect a president and board of directors best calculated to bring about such results. Mr. CoiSou was succeeded by Mr. C. 11. Ogg, wtio said that he had a good deal of talk adverse to the present ad ministration. that they had misman aged the city's affairs, had been ex travagant, and was even rotten. lie s’tated, that for his part., nowever, such rottenness was not of a very of fensive native -when the results theie from had been so beneficial. He spoke at ength upon fhe acts of the present mayor and several of the aldermen at the time they were placed in office, and of all they had done to avert the crisis wnich threatened Bruinswick by reason of her crippled financial condi tion, id-ought ahput by th< poor finan ciering of the officials who held office before them. Following Mr. Ogg, Mayor Emanuel made a few remarks, thanking the people of Brunswick for their corrfi- THE BRUNSWICK NEWS. u l donee in him and evident appreciation of his services in their behalf. K. E. Twitty was the next speaker, confining his remarks mainly to tne personnel of the different, and their fitness for Ihe positions they aspired to. He s.ated also that they had some good frriemts among the colored ele ment of the city, and stated that he would like to hear ftom some of those present, in response to watch Muse Sawyer rose ana expressed Itis views regarding the desirability or contimi mg the present administration in of fice. Captain Newman was to have spo ken. but was unavoidably detained, in closing the nieeiing tne Chairman stated that, there would he another and larger rally ou next Friday night, when the issues of the campaign v ae more fully discussed. PHYSICAL CULTURE SCHOOL. Pat Raedy Will Endeavor rto Estab- lish One Here. Pat Randy., the prize tighter, who golds the championship of the strum in ais class, and who is in tuts e.iy training for a tight with Zeiglcr, Widen |is to occur hi Savannah shot Ily Is vt ry much stuck 011 Brunswick, and says lie would like to make nis home here ami ,n a News reporter yesterday Haody -aul he was thinking oi establishing a puysieal culture school note. He will at once go to work on the scheme am, .topes to meet success. Raeddy will shortly begin trainin' .or nts light ivitit /Atgler in Buvunnih. ~i tuese columns the uuer nay it vva., stated that Racily defeated Paddy Ryan recently, but this was an error, fhe two men tougat tor the cham pion of tiie world in their class and .tic bout resulted in a draw. A PLEAomd Cos., A Man From Mexico" Was Weil F c- ceived at the Grand Thanksgiving. "A Man Front Mexico, was me at traction at the Grand Thanksgiving, matinee and night, and played to latr houses at both performances. fhe comedy was one ol tlie bom seen here triis season and the audience ,vas kept in one continuous laughter .torn rise to fall id curtain. All ot the participants hanuied tueir respective! parts well, and altogether the show I was a good offle and pleased tne audt citce. HAD A RATHER ROUGH I'ifviE. Weather Was Most Too Heavy for Na val Reserve! Thanksgiving. The itrunswi Naval Reserves cele-t hrated Thanksgiving day by going to Si, Simon in their large cutter, and me boys nail considerable aiuiculty in ret timing. A high wind was blowing when the company left the - island about 2 o'clock and the boys were unable to make very good headway against the wind. They managed to get as lar as me quarantine station, however, and were picked up there- by the steamer .basic and towed to tne city. Outside of this me company had a very enjoable day on the island. COLD WEAThE” iS HERE. Prognosticator Says It Has Comrf to Stay. last Una cold weather lias come, the weather prophet's word can fie taken for it, the spell will be w-ith us for sopie time. A decided e.range was noticed early Thursday morning, and it continued to grow colder all during the day, and by night an overcoat, was found very com fort aide. Yesterday the thermometer contin ued to drop and at an early hour this morn'iig we who are up, think it is really freezing. MEETING WAS POSTPONED. Young Men's Crovatt Club Will Be or ganized Next Tuesday Night. The meeting which was to have been held by young men last, night for the purpose of organizing a Crovatt club, was postponed, owing to tne igct that two o: T.iree other political meetings were on in the city. The club, however, which promises to *"e quite a large one, will be organ ized on next Tuesday night. Those at jthe head of the movement are taking considerable interest in the organiza tion and expect a large membership. WE ADVANTAGE Of OPPORTUNITY BRYAN SAYS ROOSEVELT SHOULD NOW DISPLAY GENUINE COURAGE. tDIIORIAL l\ IHE COMMONER No Important Place Has Ever Been Given a Colored Man in a Repub lican Community Says Bryan in Article. Omaha, Neb., November 2s. Bry an’s Commoner says editorially: “The collector of internal revenue in Alabama played a cospiciious pa.i n the exclusion ot negro delegates iro.n the republican convention o| ihat state, and Mr. Roosevelt promptly re moved him. Many republican nc.vspa* pers commended the president for me bravery he displayed in removing ibis federal officer. But it may not. be out of place to remark thal for more than a year M. Roosevelt has been in a po sition to show ids friendship for the ne gro and itis devotion to the idea that no person, because of race or (o or, should be excluded from free anticipa tion in political action, and yet Mr. Roosevelt has not taken advantage of his opportunity. “Many negroes have been appointed by republican administrations lo office in the south. lint no important -office, in file north has been bestowed upon the black man. Mrr. Roosevelt i.,i • display a bit of genuine courage and appoint some reputable negro lo a postoffice in some republican city In the north. Undoubtedly there are many respectable negroes whose ser vices in the republican party entitle, them to such an honor, and doubtless few of these could be persuaded to re ject such an offer. “I( is hardly probable that Mr. Roo sevelt would dare appoint a negro to a postoffice in any republican com munity in a northern state, and yet why should he hesitate to do so? A STRONG REDLY IS HADE TO THE GOOD GOVERNMENT CLUB ’*'* 'S*_ j (Communicated.) Brunswick, Ga., November 28th, 1902 To the Voters of Brunswick: Replying to a statement sent to you of date ol the 20lh mu : , urging you to support the candldflat.es of the admin istration now in power, we desire to call your attention to the following: 1. What evidence is presented to you of any public oterprise or public improvement having been inaugurated during tue administration of tne present municipal office holders? 2. is it not true that the B. &B. R. It. Cos. enterprise was inaugurated wnile Hr Atkinson was mayor, and property concessions, at the same time protecting the Intel eats of Hie city, granted to the company, which encouo aged Hus enterprise to come to Brunswick utiiing that administration? is it not true that under the administration of A. j. eiovatt, air mayor, that, the B. & W. B. R. shops, with all their beneficial effects to Brunswick, were secured, an,j j K q not a furtner tact that under the administration of Ac. Emanuel as mayor, it is announced that these shops ;,tc to be taken away from Brunswick, and in fact a large portion ol that force already gone? 4. Has not the Riant .System vigorously protested an,i bitterly complained at the inflated valuation placed upon their new extensions and improvements, 1 •aiming the sainiq. to Ire, oppressive and tiiierasonalily burdensome under the present administration? •). Is it. not a tact mat tne present magnificent system of city sewerage, conceded io be one of the best, in the world, was secut-yd by the administration of, wine.. Mr. irovti.. was a member? ti. Is if not tciie mat the first, artesian well was bor< in this city under the aunnisl ration of Mr. Crovati m cany other enterprises secure , and Brunswick s growi.lt practically dating from that time, when Mr. Crovatt was adininisteiing the affairs of this city? 7. is it not a further laet that tne Mansfield Streel bi nfi senool building was secured under the administration v/uen Mr. Crovatt was a member of the Board of Education: 8. Is it not a further tact that under the present administration a great many children have been turned away f-om the public schools, because there was no accommoda-tion for them, causing these children to attend private schools at. he expense of parents .or go without education? 9. IHB VOTER IS A SKI:. I) THIS QUESTION: -Why |g it (hat the statement, of date the 20th inst., goes back to the year 1897? in order to be fair and entirely honest, w?iy does not. that statement go back to 1894, when He floating debt oi the city, caused by file epidemic bet,,,,, ( ae pn’sent system of sewerage, amounted to nearly $127,000.00? That statement does not consider the great storm of 1890, nor of 1898, nor of the scourge of smallpox in 1899, all of welch caused the floating debt to he largejy increased, and not caused by any effort at extravagance on the part of (hat administration? 10. is it not true that on the Ist day of January. 18m, the floating debt of the city was at its highest point, v ' ,7 ‘- $120,350.00, and that according to the statement ol_ the present administration they only inherited a debt of 505,592.09? Now, then, does it not follow that the adminji-iration preceding the present one, working under a de c eased valuation and working under a lower tax rate, at the same time keeping up the expenses of the city and continuing public improvements? 11. Is it not true that the present fax rae is 1.40, when during prior administrations It was only 1 per cent, arid I>4 per cent? And is it necessary for the taxes to | M . a t giu-h a high rate, having tne best interests of the entire people at heart? 12. is it not true, that on account of a general wave of prosperity, which has swept over this land, from oee-an to ocean, from the great lakes to the gulf, (wltn an export business increased to unprecedented proportions, wt h which certainly the present administration had nothing to do), the completion of improvements By the Plant ..system and payments of taxes and leases have contributed to the income of the present administration? 13. Was it not. under an administration with whi bj i. Crovatt. was connected that E. street was opened up in New Town, and shelled? Arid is it not a fiir.uer fact 1 hat the present administration has neglected this and other public improvements, until just before election, in order to plsty to the galleries about reducing the floating dent, for political purposes? 14. Why is it that this statement, published the 2fith inst., fails to show to the voters what in fact was the floating indebtedness of the city on the 16th day of January, 1902, as compared with the same date in previous jeais u)) to 1897? Why was tais done? 15. Is it not true that, when the expenses incurred of the present administration for October, November, De cember and up to January 15th, 1903, for the very tartly repairs upon the public streets, and for salaries and other cypenses, are added, the floating debt of the city will show very greatly in excess of the figures given out? We charge this to be true and challenge successful contradiction? Hi...is it not true that public utilities have been neglected, and have been allowed to get out of repair for the sole purpose of being able to show apparent reduction of floating debt, in order to make a good impression on the public, for political purposes? . 17. How much was due the city as unpaid taxes when Mr. Emanuel went into office? Why was this not cred ited to be wholly fair? is it not true tnat Mr. Emanuel anf his ticket were nominated by an organized faction com ptsed largely of office holders? 18. Why was it that, the leader and leaders of this 1 e Jitical faction saw fit In presenting to the voters the ticket headed by Mr. Emanuel, that written invitations w re sent out to the members of their ‘party’ and that, too, after a committee had already'fixed’ the ticket? Why was not a call made for all registered voters of Brurnswick instead of to some of them? Is not this ‘ring’ methods iu politics of the rankest, kind, and was it not an effort to practically disfranchise a large number of voters, among whom are some of the heaviest tax payers in this city? If these methods are an evidence of good government, ti en please deliver us from the bondage of all such! And v.-e cannot believe that the thinking people of Brunswick will |tad for such methods, no matter wno is responsible for it! v if these questions are pertinent to the present campaign, and you are opposed to ‘ring' methods and slate fix ing politics, we ask your support for Hon. A. J. Crovatt, : m 1 his ticket, for if they are elected the pedple can rest assured that no one or two men will control, dictate and shape the po’icies of that administration. Respectfully, J. A. MONTGOMERY, * < D. W. KRAtJSS, Secretary, _ L i__L Chairman Peoples' Maes Meeting, BRUNSWICK, GA., SATURDAY MORNING, "NOVEMBER 28: 1902. SNOW IN THE SOUTIj MANY CITIES IN GEORGIA AND ELSEWHERE HAVE FIRST COLD WEATHER OF WINTER. Americas, Ua., November 2S Thanksgiving was ushered in here with a fall of sleet and fellow, a re markable change from the Indian sum iffer of yesterday. It is freezing 10 night ami tender vegetation .will no killed. Snow in Columbc Columbus, Ga., November. 28. -Si ow fell for several minutes time about noon today, but melted as it reached - lie ground. Northwest winds, h ;i>vy and cold. The thermometer is , l aid -ailing rapidly. Sleet in Augusta, Augusta, Ga., November 28. -Ac companied by fierce winds, sleet ft II here for several minutes this mora.ng There nas been a decided fall in torn perature. and Thanksgiving day is me first, of winter in this section. Two Inches at Chattanooga. Chattanooga, November 28.—Snow fell here early this morning. A fail of 2 inches is reported on Lookout mountain. Winter Weather at Birirtinghim. Birmingham, Ala., November fix— ‘ Snow, the first of the Beacon, begun falling here early this morning ana - continued tor several hours, it. melt ed almost as rapidly as it fell. Lost of Season at Knuxville. Knoxville, Teiin., November 2S. The first snow of the season foil Inn this morning, but soon molted, ,-v si. i den drop in temperature came Inst night. Coldest Day of Season. Greenville, 8. C„ November 28, •■Tin; first snow of the winter fell this morn ing. It began snowing at. 11:40, con mica lor a lew minutes and then ceased until 12:fit), when flakes IV!) thick- and fast for half an hour. It was the coldest day of the winter. KAISER LONGING TO GRIP ISLANDS ANNOUNCEDS THAT HE WANTS DENMARK’S POSSESSIONS IN WEST INDIES. IT MAY CAUSE A CRISIS Some People at Washington Believe That Kaiser’s Desire for Islands Cause Trouble Between United States ad Germany. Washington, November 28. —The possibility of a dash over the posses sitm of the Danish West Indies is the atest of that, sequence of events'which idem to warrant the prediction that some (lay in tile not very far futtifi there will be a crisis in the relation etween tiie United Stales and Ger many. t g> Emperor William looks with en vious eyes upon these little islands oi Denmark, which were, blit a short while ago, almost in Uncle Sam's grasp. Tlu; United States is not par ticularly anxious to e-.vn the island:-, but stands re :dy to purchase when Denmark wants to soli, for this government lias no intention of occti pying a dog-in-the-manger attitude to ward Denmark. Kvuiy interest of lliii ountry demands that these islands shall not pass into tne hands of any -tiier power, every principle of the Monroe doctrine would he involved in 'u attempt by Denmark to make such . transfer, every resource at the com nand of tliis government would In inlili/.ed for preventing such a trails fer. Discuss possibilities of trouble witl Germany over’tbis question of any o.h -i s which give promise of a clash, and NEW TOWN CITIZENS HOLD A BIG MEETING AND ENDORSE CROVATT the high officials of tne’state depart tiienf sniild liladly. "Our relations with Germany were never more pleas nit.'' say they. On the surface this b rue, but there arc many things pend ing below the sutface and of wliiel ■ hese same officials are not Ignorant no matter how loudly they may pro test. Germany Influenced Rejection. For one tiling they fit. '■-■■perhaps h ~'ould fie better to say they are con l need —that the recent requection o. the treaty of cession by (lie Lauds liing was due almost entirely to Gei nan influence. For another thing they have beet, old and some of llieiii believe it— hat the teal purpose of Emperor Wil iaiu’s recent visit to his royal unci' i England was to sound mat powei al gentleman as to tiis attitude shou Germany undertake to acquire the; slamls. Asa part of tins last move o the story goes, King Edwatd gav .us rcyal nephew some wholesome a, vice about the inadvisability of alii ing up a hornet’s nest. The first announcement of the pm iose underlying the kaiset's visit L Jngland was published a day or twe go in the Pittsburg Dispatch. C.v ng to tne fact that the western Penn ylvanla metropolis is, in a sense, tin ource irom which springs the Atnei an industrial invasion of Great Brit -in, much London news is regarded lo al to Pittsbuig and the Dispatch doe. me of its aldest men oil tile ground, le it was who scooped all outei unerieau newspapers with the new. hat King Edward was to be put upon iio oporaeng table, lie knows new. and ills latest, credited ,u ulfi lal circles. Remaps there have been vipfiomatic suggestions on the sain, line. SECURED $3,000. mrglars Loot Office of Enoree Mae ufacturing Company. Spartanburg, s>. C., November 28. anglais dynamited the sate in tne ol .ice of tiie Ennuree Manufacturing .oinpany at Ennoree, 23" mi lea sooth ■usl of here, at an ;ari 1 hour Ili i. iiormng, seeming s3,mo in cash, in tddiUon the sale ill tiie p.isOlfice .vhich was in the sajne I'ti.’ld.Bg, was also opened and S3OO in stamps nun aoney secured. The mill authorities offer a rewart, of S6OO for the arrest of tao men, win .verb evidently piotessionals in tliei. line. Uioodhoimdsi were telegraphed lor iliit .Homing and are now on tiie trail o. me burglars. Sheriff Vorn rn, of Spar lanbuig, went to the scene today. A message received at' 4 o’clock this at errnoou states that no capture had yet ■teen made. Besides money, a large number cl valuable papers were taken irom tlu> .alii company’s safe. Officers in all sections are 1 rgsd 1/ oe on the lookout for suspicious char actors, MR. SPETH RETURNS, He is Very Favorably Impressed With Our Port. President Speth, of the Antwerp Naval Stores Company, of Antwerp, Belgium, who has oeen in the city toi several days, looking into our facilities tor handling naval stores, left Thurs day night for Jacksonville. Mr. Speth was seen by a representa tive of the News before his departure and he expressed himself as being very favorably impressed with Brruna wick, and especially our excellent port, which, oe says, is undoubtedly the best on the south Atlantic coast. Whether or not Mr. Speth's com pany will establish a branch here he was unable to say, hut he was free |n the assertion that our city would hi well considered. DEDICATED TO FREE AMERICA. So Artists Menzel Inscribes Painting of Great Frederick. Berlin, November 28.—Arljif Von Menzel, tne noted painter, has finish ed a painting of “Frederick the Great in the year 1778," the year m which Frederick recognized Amerirean mde pendence. The painting is insert ted, "Dedicated to Free America.” Veil Menzel has at ranged to reserve the rights of reproduction for the benefit of Germap-American kgspltals, PRICE FIVE CENTS. MANY SPEECHES WERE DELIVERED •—♦— EDWIN BROBSTON, J. B . DART,' REV. C. P. THORNTON, C. L. PARKER AND OTHERS. Present Administration Was Scored By Them—Called a Ring Which Has Never Been Equaled in Brunswick. Hie voters of New Town, who are 11 sympathy with the municipal ticket ledaed by Judge A. J. Crovatt, held a ueetlng fin the Union store, corner of md M streets last night. I Here .were present between 00 and nt citizens of that section of the city md tuey displayed considerable inter •st in the meeting. J. M. Bloodworm was selected as buiruian and K. e. Farmer acted as secretary. After the selection of offi ces and other matters a number of beeches were made. Edwin iirobston spoke to tile voters ■ t length and he discussed the many ssues in all of their phases. A gieat u portion ot his talk was unvoted to ’duration and he strongly advocated iie erection ot a school building iu -CVV Town, and said that ..e Brought Uu<:ution whs the paramount issue of no campaign, aim said if judge Cro ■ aft ana lus ticket were successful in ae coming election tie telt sore thaC ae> would at once take up the matter ■ld W l'!i Uu- chi id ."go ot New iovv.l wide given WHTtai % ■ hum avonidiiig a walk of a mile for uem every morning. ivir. Bi oiision s speeca was well |-e6 emu oy all present. John li. Dan aisu addressed fhe ,utnefing, and lie, too, discussed the vuesiioii ot education at length, and iso lunched upon many more subjects u vital importance to the -people ot Brunswick. ] ■ I'■ . 1( -ev. 1. p. Lae popular .raster, or the Second Advent church, ■<as tile uc.xi to address tue meeting, ad lie was given an ovation wnen he iHcii-d the pjatform. Rev. Ttioraton tiongly advocated the eniorcement ot ne Sunuay laws, and said that he .open tne'day would come in Bruns wick vviieu these ordinances would be .1 effect. He touched upon tne pres et administration on several ques eons, and advocated me suport ot tne icket named at the mass meeting to vuß'h all citizens were invited. U. H. Parker was next introduced md lus Kpoecn was one ot the most iiieresung 01 the evening. Mr, Parker said mat me previous ad ninistrations in Brunswick had been :ailod rings, but the present ott'ice iofilers were now organized into one if tiie most complete rings known in .tie insioiy of Brunswick. He strongiy -.dvocatod the support ol the ticket ,anted at the mass meeting, and said eat it should be elected, thus ending .ing and one-man rule in Brunswick or good. Mr. Parker said that he had jeeu a lesident and taxpayer of the uy tor many years and tue present naninistrauon was the poorest he* had aver known. Several other gentlemen present ad litssed the gathering, and it was mid light when the meeting adjourned. Ail present took the greatest inter ist in T.ie speeches and it was decided o have another meeting next week, when tin; issues of Ih A campaign will gam tie discussed by prominent cm 111s of l\ew Town. 'I his meeting was larger than was nticicpated by those at the head of ue movement, as only the citizens of lew Town were invited to be present nd there were not more than three iresent. who did not reside in taat sec ion of the city. VIR. M. KAISER PUTS END TO A POLITICAL FALSEHOOD. It has come to my ears that some ■>ne said l would remove from Brruns wic!: if Hon. A. J. Crovatt was elect ed mayor.. Such a rumor is false and only a malicious campaign falsehood. Mr. Crovatt is aud has always beeg mjr friend, M. KAISER,