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VOLUME 2, NUMBER 67.
VENEZUELA MAKES AN APPEAL TO THE WORLD LOR SIMPLE JUSTICE PRESSED HARD Bf THREE NATIONS CASTRO DECLARES ALLIES HAVE VIOLATED ALL PRINCIPLES OF WAR. Inactivity Prevails in Venezuelan Gov eminent Circles Since the Apeal for Arbitration—All Mer l —.- S' - Caracas, Venezuela, December 16. — Inaction reigns in government circles ll< re I’he officials do not know what to tin ami arc deputUng eniiroly upon i .v United Stales to assist them. A movement is on foot here, headed by prominent doctors and lawyers, to u-qu. si President Castro to resign nail to ask \ ice President Ramon Ayaia to a same the pit sideuey and form n (Cabinet without party tendencies, ft is aiso proposed to summon congress to apolnt a temporary president and a . large tin questions in dispute in a manner satisfactory to all concerned. General Hernandez El aloeho, who has just been released from prison, at Maracaibo, is expected at Caracas to morrow. ilis partisans ate active anti further trouble is apprehended. The Venezuelan government an nounces that Groat Britain has opened the navigation of the Orinoco river. The tvai hips patrol the mouth of file liver and the river itself, i Jus meas ure applies only to foreign ships. Vessels Hying lire Venezuelau ilag are excluded. ' The patriotic parade here yesterday passed oil without any extraordinary incidents. President. Castro during tie- day visited tip- Tomb of lioiivar. The government reported that the Go: man cruiser Panther is going to Maracaibo* to destoy the forts there. Fear a Bombardment. Minister Bowen, at the request ol the Dutch lninkstei. Dr. Von Leyden, who is silk at t iratao. has taken charge of the Dutch interests here. The loading merchants of La Guayra pi uved here last night, announcing that owing to Lie fear it would be shelled they lett. At 5 o'* loci, yesterday afternoon four loud explosions alarmed me city ol Puerto Cabello. On investigation it was found Dial Diilisii marines had blown up the usljterranean prison ctilH ol Gaslit* Li her tailor with dynamite. They also burned the wooden buildings surrounding the castle and carried away everything that could be trans posed. Alter the bombardment of the forts at Pueito Cabello and the land ing marines on the island where the cnctie is situated, the forces oL the powers acted just as though they were at home, causing great indignation ; moiig the Venezulelans. When every thing had been destroyed the marines rc-cinbarked. The Venezuelan govern ment warship Miranda escaped the vigilance of the German cruisers FalKe uutid Panther, which were searching lor her, and arirved at Maacaibo yes terday. Manifesto by Castro. The following presidential manifes to is now being profusely distuibrted here: "Another act of very grave name on the part of the perfidious foreigner has juflt been effected against the city ol Cabello, viz: The bombard- lo that port by the combined England and Germany without S^MMnili't'hiratiuit WsmOffi* -'fr-Sav sc pu'iuit pt* ■ yjL V. : ■ cv n'|’— . j to nil!imeut or formalities in such cases were utterly ignored, no time - was given for tne withdrawal of the mea from the dangers of the bombard THE BRUNSWICK NEWS. ment. This is not only cowardly, hut it. is an insult to all the nations, and 1 denounce it. as such in the name of the principles of clvilteation professed by Venezuela. The august shades of our ..uerators are no doubt rising from their tombs, majestic and severe, to a waken in the Venezuelans iu these solemn moments tv love of their conn Dry which is once tn.ee under painful trial. "I call on you to answer to their summons." GERMANY SHIES ARBITRATION. Castro’s Offer Comes Too Late, the Officials Ail Say. Berlin December 16.—1n official quarters hero it is said that the Vene zuelan vessels sunk off Laguayra were oiu ami wuiiitlcaa i'evottUv: cutters and unfit to go to sea and the other ships captured have been sent to a certain Vest Indian purl, to be refitted for m e use during the oockade. The de struction of the Venezuelan craft, it is atklcu, was necessary in order to prevent them from falling into the hands* of the Venezuelans, as the tier mm vessels had to leave !.atfuayru. Venezuela’s proposal through .Minis- U r Bowen to submit the questions in dispute to arbitral ion has now been received here. The foreign office says this will ne: delay. Go. many's and Gnat Britain's measures previously decided upon. The officials hero do not indicate what will ue tne final de cision m the arbitration proposition, hut u was apparently made too late to aired tile general situation. Lieutenant Commander Tuork, first officer ol the German cruiser Gazelle, has taken command ot tiro captured Venezuelan .. giruhotri RestauflUhUL. which is tifiw Tiying ii'i uerutan flag. So soon as the Uestauratlr has corn.* pi. o and ii* ;.i qmpm* hi ip. ... -.pi oi .Spi.m bind of Trutidad. sue will he utilised iu the German operations against Ven ezuela. THE OGLETHORPE. A Palatial Domicile Where Visitors Will Be Welcomed. Hi all Georgia there is no unite com modious, oiegaut or more comfortable Hotel than the Oglethorpe, which tor many yeats, has been one of the iusti tutions of which Brunswick lias the P*Tied right to be proud. The Oglethorpe is a modern three- Ztoiy Brick structure, is situated within a few yarns of the union depot and Pas ample oppolunity for giving comfort to a very laige number oi guests. Originally it was conducted strictly, as 'a winter hotel, but for a number of yens, muter more conserva tive management, it lias fhowu Jis doors wide open to the public, and is now being conducted from season to season. Mr. Hugh Porter, tho genial man ager, has been in charge for several years and has made an enviable repu tation, not only as a hotel manager, but as a very ptlnce of entertainers. He is surrounded with a competent corps of clerks and other assistants and all in ail this popular hostelry is in position to give genuine satistaction to its guests. Those .ot tne excursion visitors to atrive tomorrow who desire com fortable and convenient quarters are ate commended to the Oglethorpe. i DEATH OF MEXICAN GENERAL. Garzo Calat Dies of Cancer at Mon terey. Laredo. Tex., December JO.—A Mon terey special says that General Garza Galc-t, a contemporary of President Diaz, and former governor of tbestate of Coahuaila, died tonight of cancer of the throat. General Galat recently re turned from tiie United States, where ho wen* lor medical treatment. New Town Meeting. It is eeslred by Mr. Edwin Brobs ton and the Rev. Messrs. Tnornton, Austin ami Bradley that the meeting spoken of in Sunday's News ue held this evening, Wednesday, December 17th, at 8 p. m., in St. Jude’s school house on J street. They are desirous of a full attendance as subjects of im portance to this end of the city and to the cilitzcns thereof will be discussed. The Weather. Forecast for today in Georgia: Fair aad colder in southeastern portion. FOUR OFFICERS ARE TO BE TRIED i Members of the Police Force Violate City Pules IHf Y TALKID POtlliCS Officers T. L. Lamb, J. L. Lamb. R. L. Brady and L. E. Gill to Be Given Hearing Before Council Monday Night. The meeting ot the city council next Monday night will no doubt be inter esting and sensational. As was Seen hv the official minutes of the council proceedings yesterday mot ning four members of the Bruns wick police force will be tried by live mayor and council for violation of the police mles. Tlie four officers to be tried are U. I . Brady, now acting as assistant chief, John L. Lamb, Luther T. Lamb and Lew is E. Gill. i lie i hearge against Officers T. L. Lamb and J. L. Lamb were preferred at the mooting of council Monday night while the other two officers nave been on tne dockets of council for some time. It is understod that the two officers are charged with violation of the po lice tides by participating in tire re-' cent municipal contest. As is welt known, Luthei Lamb took quite a pvoininint pint in tin- fight anu strong ly supported judge Crovait. However, la ii said that lie was not on the foice at the time, being olf on a furlough, a(ul Wueih.it or not lie violated the .r'les of the (sifi.iu * tiepmiWJeni. wii havo lo he decided at the utoeiing or council Monday night. The charge against J . L. Lamb is thought to he the game, but it is not known wile! he i or not lie took any purl in the cam paign moio than to vote. fho charges against the other two officers were preferred soiuo time ago, and iffey have never been known to the public, but is understood that Officer Brady is also charged with figuring in politics dining the elections last spring. At any rale, charges have been pre fen ed against ail four of the officers and ilieir trial will no doubt attract a huge number of citizens to council meeting. WHIPPED CONVICT TO DEATH. Outrage ‘"'Reported from Coahoma County, m.ssissippi Jackson, Mi:-::., December 16.---Con vict-whipping otiLagos are occupying ronsidei able amount of atention in Mi: .-nssippl just now. The latest affair of tins kind is reported from Coahoma county, where John Hardy, a sergeant under the employ of .1. VV. Eldridge, tiie county contractor, has been inmc*.- ed for wnippiiu; one of the convicts to death. Prior to finding the indictment Lie grand Juiy examined a number oi oilier convicts and found their bodies badly lacerated with the whip. The ease is attracting considerable at ten turn. A LARGE DRY COODS STORE. Mrs. M. isaac’s Ernopritim, on New castle Street, Bids Visitors Welcome. Among the many Brunswick insti tutions that extends a cordial welcome to the visitors tomorrow, none are more pronounced Utah is the ury goods store of Mrs. M. Isaac on Newcastle stieet.' Tills well known establishment, has only been in business loY a few years, inii in that time it has succeeded in making for itself a magniucent reputa tin i. no! only lor the class and charae ter of goods handled, for the promptness, honesty and dispatc.. m which this general business is con ducted, Mrs. Isaac carries in stock at ah times a complete line ot everything usaually found in a first class dry goods store; she is surrounded with a coips of competent assistants anil just at this particular time, bargain week, is in position to give the visitors unusually good values. Those who wish to do shopping in this fine, will save money by calling on Mrs. AI, Isaac, BRUNSWICK, GA., WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 17. BRUNSWICK FIRM IS IN TROUBLE Papers Filed Against J. M. Heller & Bro., Yesterday. MARSHAL CASBN IN THE CITY That Official Delegated Hors to Serve Paper 9 Last Night—Hearing Set for December 27 in Sa vannah. Max Isaac, attorney for I. Epstein & Bro., Joseph RoSonholm &. Sops, and A. Vetsburg A Company, ail of Savan nah, yesterday filed a petition in the United Stales court for involuntary bankruptcy, against J. hi. Keiiei & Bro., uio well known dtp goods deal ers of this city. r Deputy United States Marshal Ca son, of Waycross, was in the city yes terday and served lio papers last Ul&llt. , i his news will no doubt, come some what of a surprise to The commercial world ol Brunswick, as tho him was thought to bo iu a substantial cornu min at present. J. li. Heller At. Bro., havo been in ousiuess acre for a number *:, years and lately havo opened a hraiicn on Bay street, which will also oe closeu inis morning, Tne urtu is compose* ot j. ti. rli uer and afam i lei an Tne subpoenas served on the firm mot nignt required thorn w show cause at uavannah on December 'll why tuoy should not lie adjudgeu bankrupts. Aiussis. Heller At bid., are uu<h well anil luvonably known t Ihi-* Cay, taej ai e ca v(;t'* gcnfltimt:.. ,*fe) fiaV„-'.,u ay-, giqd very aanl tor success,' but it seems that fate, has been against them and tiieir financial embarrassment will lie a source of geueial regret in Brunswick, "WHEN WE were Twenty-Gal.. Comedy Was Enjoyed By a Large House at the Grand Last Night. "When Wo Weie Twenty-One," Es mond s favorite romance, in four acts, was tlie attractive biJJ at tne Granu last night. Tne house was iairly weii filled and the audience manifested their appreciation of the production in a. number ot liberal applauses and sev eral curtain, calls were interesting tea lures of t'he evening’s performance. "When We Were Twenty-One" is quite a remarkable story. It deals with Lie comedy, tlie drama and some times (alls; into the serio-comic, but at all Ones it. is interspersed with little threads of romance, true to human na ture, that must necessarily find lodg ment iu the hearts of those who wit ness it. Ah Richard Oarew, Mr. Norton Len non was a signal success, although fob lowing Nat Goodwin in this role. He is poiianed, his enunciation is good, and during the entire role is the easy, graceful guardian of Uio imp. of a Ter ranee, who was so lend ot Leading the “primrose path of dalliance. Miss Kitue Williams, as Pbyllis, con ducted "herself splendidly, and handles the pan, with all the ease and piquan cy that' it. requires. "The trinity" all did justice to their respective roles ami on tlie whole ii. cau he tiuly said that last night’s production was one of tho best that has been seen at the Grand this season. The Southern Produce Cos. Elsewhere in this issue will be found in advertisement of the Soutnein Peo duce Company, of this city. This firm is among the most reliable in Bruns wick, do a general produce business and In addition are commissioner mer chants on a large scale. The concern makes a specialty of handling, not only country produce of every charac ter, but fruits, candies, crackers, but-! ,cr poultry and eggs. i**ey have large number of connections and on the whole are among the most promi nent produce dealers in tuis city. They have the very best references and solicit liberal consignments on the part of country people generally. -[ heir store on Grant street is a com modious one and visitors generally are invited to call upon them and make it their headquarters while in the city. Silverware at Bargain Prices, this week, at J* H. Heller & Bio's. INK CUING ON TNE EXCURSION Brunswick will Be Crowd ed with Visitors from B. & B. Points FREE EXCURSION ON ROAD People Will Take Advantage of the Freo Trip Tendered Them By the Merchants and Others of Brunswick. I* The free excursion tomorrow, over the Brunswick and Birmingham rail road from all points along their line I o Biunswick, which is being given under the ausptc.es of the merchants of Brunswick, promises io be a signal success and from all indications a large crowd w... come down. Agents have been up the line of the road since Monday advertising the ex sursion and everybody seems to be anxious to fake advantage of it. Col. Maehen and a number of other offi cials of the n. & li. will leave the city this morning for Niqholls and- will come down with the oxcuisiou tomor row. The train will he under Uio personal care of General Agent Ford, and this assures that they will he well cared for. Mr. Ford will also go up today and return with the excursionist!!-, to morrow. The train wii! leave Nlcholls early In the morning and will make a stop at every sta. ... between that place and Brunswick. As an indention that, a large ciowd will come.dawn Agent Ford yesterday. reetdviKi :*pv. .rat uL-igriims f.-om agents along tlie lino, asking him to cend up more tickets, which will be done today. , .10 excursion, of course, is freo, but the road reserved the right to refuse any passengers anil therefore will issue free tickets. While in Brunswick the visitors will lie given the freedom of tho city, and the News wish them all a pleasant stay. NEW LIGHTS ESTABLISHED. Two Range Beacon Lights Installed Recently at Jekyl Creek Entrance. From (bo last issue of the “Notice to Mariners” is clipped the 'follow'fig, which will lie of interest, to marine people gemraly in these waters. About November 20. 19u2. the fol lowing range lights were establish ro guide in the channel running paral lel with and along t.*e eastern side ot the Jetty at u.e entrance to Jekyl creek, southern side of Brunswick river, eGorgia: Front light—A fixed ted post lan tern light. II feel above the water on a red triangular structuie of three piles with aquae day-mark, in 1 loot, of water close to the southern end pf the jetty and on the prolongation southward of the axis of the jetty channel. Rear Light*—a fixed white post lan tern ligm, 20 feet above the water, on a black triangular structure of three piles with square day-mar**, situated at low’ water mark on tne prolongation southward of the axis of tne jetty channel, 500 feet in rear of the front light. A Metropolitan Production Coming. “Among Those Present.’ 1 , the come dy drama played by Mrs. LeMoyne, will be presented at the Grandd on Saturday, December 27, jnst as i war piocluced some weeks ago at the G; r den theatre, New York city, the Lome of fashionable drama and society com edy. Both actors, scene sets, cos tumes and properties are those em ployed in New Y'ork, while Mrs. Le- Moyne’s role is that which won the warm admiration of prestt and public there. It is said that rarely has so massive and realistic a stage portrayal of fashionable society come out of New York. Asa comedy of manners and a mine of witty sayings and in fectious humor "Among Those Pres ent” Is in a class by Itself, while on its ethical side it appeals to the best instincts and enforces a sound lesson without sermonizing. Off on a Fishing Trip. A number Of local sportsmen left yesterday for Wolf island, where they will spend several days on a fishing trip. _fils A. FIVE HUNDRED MEN HAVE VOLUNTEERED TO HELP LITTLE REPUBLIC SUGGESTIONS OF POd t MASTER. How Your Christmas Mai! Should Be Prepared. Tho following is a list ol the sugges tions that Postmaster Brown has pre pat ed for the benefit of all senders of Christmas mail: 1. Have your packages wrapped se curely, but without sealing, in stout paper. These packages are thrown iuio canvas, sacks; the sacks are piled on top of each other, and your pack ages may be subjected to great weight over it and crushed, or when tne sack is emptied it may he torn. 2. See that your package is accurate ly weighed in order that tho full aim.tint of postage required may be affixed In stamps. Unless fully prepaid it will not leave the office.. Hundreds of packages last. Christ mat* werw A:li 11 ■ I delayed or never reached their desti nation by being short paid. Recollect that postage Is rated by ounces. Scales that do not weigh ounces will not give co'rieot weight. Ample arrangements will be made at the postoffice for cormitfy weighing your packages. J. Write your full address, giving street ana number on tlie lower left unad corner of package, preceded by the wont “from.” iu this case if it. is wrongly addressed or shoit paid, you will be Immediately notified by postal card, and can Correct your er~r with out delay. Otherwise the addre'.tK*-.* will be notified to sen*! the suurr post age, 4. All pi luted matter, exc-cpt news papers and periodicals duly cun-uni rud including engravings, photographs, etc. nro thini class am} require l ,*eui postage for every i ounce., or fraction thereof. - • 6. N, wspaper. or.*;. • cunig-flyW en tered as second class matter require 1 rent for every 4 ounces or fraction theeof. Mefouanoisie requires J cent Tor ev ery ounce pi traction thereof. ] J u< k ages are. limited to t pounds in weight. 6. Any writing in these packages subjects them to first-class postage, and renders the party liable to a fine. 1 These packages are inspected botun. leaving the office and slioukl he tied up so as io bo easily examined. DR. CHITTENDEN he I URNS. - Fiber Factory at Crispen Wili Soon Begin Work. Dr. Chittenden, manager ot Lie line, factory, returned yesterday from New Yoik, wnere he has been for Ihe past few mouths. Dr. Chittenden will at once get Ihe fiber factory in running order and Is now about, ieady to begin work. The facloiy lias been completed for some time, all machinery is in position, and everything is in readiness for the be ginning. Fiber has been oidered lioin Vir ginia and will begin to arrive within me next few days. Until lies product is raised in ibis section of the country it will lie sliipcd here fiom VTginia. YOUR CHRISTMAS BRANDIES. S. D. Levadis Has a Full Line of Ev erything in Whiskies. Brandies of a., kinds are a, very im port ant thing about ■Christinas lime, and to purchase something pure in this line is tlie desire of the people. 8 . 1). Levadis, the well known Monk street saloonist, has a complete line of everything in the way of whiskies, brandies, wines and. in fact, everything usually kept at a first class saloon. His C ristinas stock is complete and he sells the goods at a reasonable price. Those who desire fiist class brandies for their T.tiil cake, etc., should set him before making their purchase, and ho guarantc sto give sati ffartion. 1 U:: Jer Heavy t . ’. Geo. fleith, colored, w,... g.v n a pre liminary hearing before JusL *e Lam -1 bright yesterday on the cha., e of as sault with Intent to murder, and he was ! bound over lo the superior court under ' a bond of SSOO. Some Committee Work, j Senator Symons has not yet return j ed from Atlanta, and will remain there for a number of days M. Symons is a member of a number of the commit tees that have some work to do w ct) will tajtq several days. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THEY WILL FIGHT FOR HEffiLA 4 * ■ * j||l YANKEES WISH TO GO AMD PAY\ THEIR OWN EXPENSES. . jfM Office of Venezuelan Consul in New York. Being Crowded By Loving Amerie ’nr—-No ranqements Made,; . | New York, December 1(1.—-"Give pis t:."ii ;;;:;111 :i>’n armed wii.li modern - ii H.;m;| I will defend Venezuela m : 111:1 nil Knyiand and Germany,” , :** This declaration was made today by a prominent Venezuelan in tile ’office"" el Consul Gonr/Mea Esteves while Ameiicaus were crowding to utter t iic 1 r services for the lifttore pubiic. t : . and havd’afYendy volunteered and sand have alrcadp volunteered and have been emolled for service, suh jeevt to permission being receiver from President Castro to accept them. I can do nothing officially until I : cl pcrniission," said Consul Exteves, "lint i am preparing as best 1 can. Wo wet r taken completely by surprise and j nave no arms ready if we had a eiled: blistering expedition organized: "Many of the live hundred viha have-, applied have offered to pay theiix oitat expenses,'' said Consul Baleves. ’• are taking the names and addresses so that if we are authorized to accept their services they can be reached at short notice. We are deeply grateful tor the active sympathy expresse., to w-aid us in tliis crisis.” There are men in touch with the consul's office who stand ready to nav igate any filibustering expedition t.,at may he tilted up to get arms and men to President Castro. The local customs house is paying no attention to any alleged movement in that direction, nor will it do so un til Washington gives the order. ,jhips are clear for Venezuelan ports as us ual. "If we gel notice of a blockade,” said Collector Stranahan today, “we shall efuse lo clear for the blockade ports, Imi we can do nothing until our gov ernment iceogni'/es that, a state of blockade exists. If any filibustering expedition attempts to escape from ibis harbor tin > will be attended to 1,, the revenue cutters after blockade , • declared. ' THE NEW CITY DOCK. City to Make Improvements at Foot of Albemarle Street. As was reported in the council pro ceedings yesterday morning the city will shortly make a numner of im provements ct the foot of Albemarle hai t, and tlial place will be used as r city wnarf. The present city wharf, at the foot )f Monk street, is not large enough to iccommoriatf (he many little craft that gather Mu re daily. Efforts were made to seem more room from the Downing Company, who have tire lease, but the company could not give iil> very much of tfieir dock room, and it was decided to establish another city dock at the foot of Albemarle street. The amount appropriated by council for the improvement of the place is $ 1,000, which will be sufficient to make the place suitable for the pur pose for which it is to be used. Notce Taxpayers. The time for paying the last half or the taxes due the city of Brunswick for the year 1902, has been extended by the mayor and council, until Do eemner 27, 192. 1 have positive its-*' structions from them to issue execu tions against all parties who are lu default on that day. N. D. RUSSEU,. ..Clerk of Council. VISITORS ARE CORDIALLY IN VITED TO MAKE THE SMITH PHARMACY, NEWCASTLE STREET THEIR HEADQUARTERS WHILE IN THE city,