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VOLUME 2, NUMBER 78.
INJUNCTION STOPPED TRUL or OTTICERS BY t COUNCIL LAST NIGHT ’ORDER SIGNED BY JUDGE DART j * JUDGE WHITFIELD RETURNED TO CITY WHILE CASE WAS BEING HEARD. Council Must Shew Cause at Baxley on January 10 Why a Permanent Injunction Should Not Be Cranted. # When Mayor Emanuel rapped for oi dor at last night's council meeting If every available seat in the council .Clumber was occupied. The aisle? -write filled and every spot jn the room i was thronged with humanity. The laymen must have known that keoinetliing unusual was to occur and il .djd. -As pteviousiy stated in these col umns city council met last night lor jlßie pm pose of hearing the charge* dffciunst Policemen Lewis Gill, T. L 'jjfsinto. it. .]> lirady and J. L. Lamb and every member of that august body was in hia place. After the di -po ffiil of routine matters the mayor an flounced that these cases would lit taken up and Officer Gill was colic i | >*toii to plead his cause. ti the casual observer had noticed the collection of lawyers for the de tonse one distinguished counsel would hate Itcen conspicuous by his absence. liuie was Syminus, deliliorate, .thoughtful and busy; Dart was present rotund and easy of grace as is his Jwoiijl Krgugs was accour.ed for. smil-. Bsg blandly 1 ; IsatJc, easy alert and Height, was ou hand, anil Mabry, Mauve aud gentle, was in his place, Plil where, oh whore, was "Whit ? Hii.a was the question. H The case against Mr. Gill proceeded g|r. usual. City Attorney Tvvitty moved to quash the original bill of indict ment and substitute now charges and to this motion Attorney Dart excepted on a general proposition of law that i tut accused sbt tuld be tried on one ac ouss,iion before a second one could • be drawn. , T Titeie was a nervousness in the au- e. Someone, it seemed, was ex poeted. and Attorney Datt, it appeared, was lighting more in the Interest of time than in tne merits of hia cause. Everyone present, expected soibi thing to drop and those of the more ol>.<c! vant ones tiuaily caught on to the l'i( t that Judge Whitfield was to do the dropping stunt. Dart argued away an ! it tehtindeu one of Wellington at Waiei 100. When he cried "O for IHueclicer or night!” Something stirs. Necks are craned towards the entrance, and behold, tudge Whitfield arrives in the very time. He intenupted Attorney Dart, made apologies for iiis belated train and announced that Deputy Sheriff Pyles would, in a few moments sente the mayor with a writ of prohi obitlon. elrbidding the mayor and coun Kgu hear these cases. All was si- A pin tali would have sounded |H[iiiiiili. and a' tins critical mo well known .eputy slieriff w n Hie i i* s made ills Sii* i' le .-•■. ..1 11,.- <■ ..iii.il •< u Mue.i Fu-im-h-i won llflfl' i.t in question. Hi iI a I!.' ..r a |n>r BHfaSlh l"ia i'-d .--ail.' t< 1 111 M Mr. l will " J •% J aL J ..ip**. .pc* i ■ 1 41- 3jr.'. i jiV JH -i ' '■ t'W ' v ■■■j i m 1 k" Wgjgmnf rvV THE BRUNSWICK NEWS. MRS. PRIOLEAU PASSES AWAY. Died Yesterday Afternon After a Long Illness. Mrs. J. Ford Prioleau died yester day afternoon at 3 o’clock at the resi deuce of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Fuller, after a two weeks illness. Her death was not unexpected as she aad been critically ill for several days out it wasjioue the less a sad bereave ment to her relatives, and friends in His city an t in Charleston and outer ■ills in South Carolina, the native ..Tate of the deceased lady. Mrs. Prioleau has often visited Brunswick aud was very much loved jy ail who knew her. A gracious aud idmirable lauy of the old south, she .vas the embodyment of all that name mpiies. She was a devoted mothei •ml a devout, carlstian, having been ill her life a consistent member of tin episcopal church. She lived most ol aer life in Charleston, aud was 7 , ears of age. The remains will be taken to Jhailesion tonight aud the funeiai till occur there tomorrow. Mrs. duller has the warm sympathy of a wide circle of friends in her sau oc tea v cut cut. LARGE VvAkLHUUSE BURNED. Fire at Quitman May Have Beer, Started By Thieves. Quitman, Ga, December 3D. —Quit .nan suffered another loss Sunday ■v&en tne. track warehouse on tilt South Georgia and vVest Coast rail way, occupied by the Quitman Grocery Company, burned to the ground, practi cally nothing being saved. One of the members of cue nrm was m*g*t,he iiist to loach tiie tire ant. found the rear door of tiie building open, Which would indicate that rob ocry was the cause. The electric lig. cut rent was turned oif and it is likely iiat ihe Ibit. e.- struck mutches lo tin. -. am ,i..y . .“1 I .fi ,1 J, a- li^:.i wmoug l.il.amniuble goods. - It is not likely lliat taey would have -et fire as a bridge gang were oci upyiug tiiree camp cars within <■'> test of tne building, it. was wit, difficulty that lie camp cars aud the .ionic of it. C. Creech were saved. Tne toss is about IfJ.uuo, partly cov arod by insurance. The building was ‘he property of J. YV, Oglesby, Jr., and was worth about ¥I,OOO, with s6ot nsuranee. AN INTEREST! ,G MEETING. Aathbone Ledge, Knights of Pythias Met Laast Night. Itaffibone l.odge, Knights of Pythias reid a very interesting meeting in Heir hall over the National Dank lasi •light, and transacted considerable rou me business. On next Tuesday nlghi the officers recently elec ed by u< edge will be installed. At the meeting last night tiie lodge discussed at length the pro. ability o, celebrating the anniversary of the or der on February 19, and it Is very probable that he Brunswick lodges wil artange a imblic entertainment for I;ht occasion. officers. This turn of affairs came in the na ture of a profound surprise to the members of council and to the city at lorney. A large number of those pres ent knew what was going to happen, out a majority ot them were in igno , ance of what was on tapis. There was nothing left- tor council to do but obey the mandate of tne court. They mM a little wrangle, however, over the ijldlng of He entire petition. Aide; Ma.n Coko said he did nnt. want to liear it, and was plea and that council was spared the on.cal of the tiial. Alderman dn Bignon wanted hear • the paper. He very correctly said than if council waa in error he would like ito know wherein and on what, ground! it had erred. Oily Attorney Twitty here relieved the situation l>y saying tht hi thought it best for council to hear the petition. and. on instructions from the mayor, he proceede to read same. The petition rehearsed the whole af fair, was an unusually Strong one and indicated that the at torneys for the de fense had gone to the very bottom ot ihe subject After the reading of the paper, a motion to adjourn prevailed and here emletli the second chapter. A DIG INCREASE IN OUR RECEIPTS * POSTOFFICE AND EXPRESS OF FICE SHOW LARCE VOLUME OF BUSINESS. GREATEST IN OUR HIS TORY Christmas Business at Both Places Larger Than at Any Previous Time A Good Sign of Prosperity in Brunswick. The business of the postoffice ano of the express company can generally lie taken as a good example of the commercial prosperity of a city, anu if this be 1 so Brunswick has certainly njoyed an exceptional growth dun • Ihe past year. In the postoffice the receipts have exceeded those of any previous yeai by hundreds of dolars. in fact, Post aster Brown says the increase is phe uomenul, and the Christmas business yvas heavier than ever before in the History of the office, not only in the mail department, hut also at the money order window. The postmaster •‘ays the day after Christmas more money orders were cashed than on any Jay since there has been u postoffice in Brunswick. iot only did the office > ash more hut also Issued a greatei number. The postmaster and his able e-leiks are still busy from the Christ mas business, making out reports, etc. In the office of the Southern Express Company it is stated also tnat. thi, mat s business has been heavier than; that of any preceding year. However, provisions were made tor the rush ana .qe clerks haandied the business well, but tho office was compelled to b> aept open, ail-day and neatly the eu tire night. The Dig Increase in the volume io. business in these two offices certainly .tempi: :ti-:ir,e that our city mis growi during the past welve moutlis. HER KNEE UOKE DIAMONDS. Woman Alleges Jewels Were Stolen From That Place. St. Louis, Mo., December 30.—Miss [ Stella Waters, a Wealthy artist oi Nashville, Team, today tried suit. R ¥ io.uoo for slander against Mr*/ Qrace njpbaui, woe of a wealthy Chicago nroker. • ' iiotu the parties to the suit are quests at. the Hotel Benin, West Knu. ,no ot the most fashionable hoetelrles. a the tltjr. Mrs. Lpham meant to return home Hilay, but says she will remain until me aaa uleu her reply to Miss Waters peuikm. vhrismas day Mrs. Upham missed t ,maii hag of uramonds'vaiuea at , •100, winch she usually kept tasteneu about tier left luiee.' As Miss Waters aad be('a the last person in aer room she, accused’ the girl of taking tin stones. Detectives were called and Miss Wa hs room ana effect* were searched. A further search of Mrs. Upharns apartments revealed the missing atones concealed under tne mattress hi Mis. Uphuius lied. Miss Waters then decided to seek vindication ano recovery for outraged dignity and ini pan ed reputation in the courts. Mrs. Upturn claims that she made ample apologies to Miss Wateis when the jewels were round, and that Miss Waters kissed her aud pretended to be laliHtied. She says Miss Waters claims to be able to cure netvous com plaints I)/ rubbing the limbs. PAYING THE INTEREST. Brunswick & Birmingham Credit ai the Top Notch. The New York newspapers announce that payment will be made ot interes on ibe Brunswick At Birmingham Rail road Company bonds on January j, 1903. at. the Knickerbocker ’t rust Coin pauy. New Y ork. It should be gratifying to those in lerested in the B. &. B. mat tiie credit of this roan is at the top notch ana every Brunswickian should he proud of it. Missouri Pacific’s New Line. Guthrie, Okla,, December 30.—1 t is repoited today from Shawnee that the I Missouri Pacific railroad has offered to constrict a lir*e to this city from Ciareiuote, Xnd. TANARUS., a distance of 80 miles, through a district not traversed by other roads, - —i. A X BRUNSWICK, GA., WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 31. CdtlNClL RELD A SNORT MEETING * ONLY A FEW MATTERS WERE DIS POSED OF BY SOLONS LAST NIGHT. WILL MEET AGAIN FRIDAY This Will Be Last Meeting of Present Council and All Pending Matters Will Probably Be Brought to a Close. Adjourned Regular Meeting. Brunswick, Ga. December 30, 1902. Present —Hon. if. Emanuel, mayor; Aldermen Newman, du Bignon, Cal noun. MeGarvey, Kaiser, Cook, Taylor and Smitn. Petitions. From M. It. Marks for refund of street tax, paid twice in tlie year ot 1902 in error. Referred to taxes ana revenues committee. From L. Sears for tefiind ol s2.ot street tax paid twiee in error in tin ..ear 1902. Referred to same cumuli, tee. Resolution. By Alderman G. MeGarvey. Be it, and it is hereby resolved, by the mayor and aldeimeu .pi me city o, Brunswick, in council assembled, tha. He mayor is hereby empowered to ap point a special committee of four to aether with the city engineer; and the said committee’s duty will be to select the best double stiength 21 inch draii pipe from the various bids submitted prices considered, and report on saint for the full approval of council. Tin same drain pipe to be used lor Howl and Monk streets and in accordance witli the previous report ot the cit. engineer. Adopted. Bills anti .accounts properly approv ed and audited, tea an ordered plao ■d in course of MJeniait The cases against Policemen T. L innib, Lewis K, Gill, K. L Brady ant J. L. Lainb l’or Violation of the poiiet rules and regulations wete called ant. while counsel for Policeman Gill wa. diguing a demurrer to the proceeding, judge Whitfield of eouhsc 1 pp- hie de leudants, wno had just arrived in in council'chamber, announced that i Writ of prohibition and Injunction ban been signed by Judge Willis Dart at Douglas. Ga, Tin; city attorney reai a copy of the petition and the ordei of the court slopped all further pro ..•codings in the cases and fixing Jan uary 10, 1902. at Baxiey, Ga., as tht time and place to show, cause why same should not be granted as prayeu for. On motion, council adjourned, urn: Friday, January 2, 1903, at 10 o’cioi a. m. N. D. IUTSSEuL, Clerk of Council. BRASS KNUCKS STOP WEDDING. Brothers of Bride Make It Very Lively for the Groom. Jacksm Miss., December 30.—it. re 11Ui red but a ,cw hours after trie nup i lal ceremony to convince rercy Lot ton and Miss Hosa Wheat, of Amiti county, that marriage is a howling fail tiro —at least, so far- as they are con eei ned. Two muscular brothers of Miss Wheat objected to her marriage to Lot ton, but the lovesick swaj-n cunningly nitwitted'parents and brothers ana eloped with the girl to a neighbor'! liouse, where a minister was in wailing and speedily tied the nuptial knot. While the marriage revelries were in progress and bride and groom wert being showered with congratulations the two brothers gnived on the secne and demanded that the license and tilt girl he turned over to them, claimed that she was under eighteen years ot age and the cereniony was, therefore, invalid. Lofton, nalurallt, refused to part with his bride and tho brothers as saaulted him. The Horse Raffle. The handsome nprso and buggy raf fled by IS. u. Coien, at Cammann’s cigar store, last flight, was won by William Holcombs on a thiow of 48. The raiff.e attracted considerable at trition and was Attended by a largo number of citizens LIQUOR DEALERS MRSTPATTHETAI BLIND TIGERS, DRUG STORES AND OTHERS WILL BE RE QUIRED TO PAY. COMPTROLLER IS AF F ER THE M Tax Collectors Instruccted to Collect S2OO State Tax From All Who Have Sold Liquors in Any Form During Year. Comptroller Gen. Wright is out al ter ail those who have sold liquor it. any form during 1902 and who have -rot paid the S2OO state tax. He link secured names of sev oral h’undied parties who nave beei retailing liquor during year and hai sent these to the tax collectors in tu counties where they reside, with in drueuous to see that they pay thi •ax for 1902. This notice includes tti olind tigers, all drug stores win; liquor ou physicians' prescriptions ot who use liquors in compounding pre septious, a certain class of disorderly nouses, all steamboat companies ani jthers who come within tho meaning of the law, as it was recently Intel preted for him by Attorney Genera John C. Hart. Following is the letter which tin Comptroller Gents al lias sent to eaet •ax collector, with a list of tne names Jf those in his county who are eon -ideied liable to ine liquor tax. “Dear Sir: —f enclose herewith a list •if the names ot persona and firms ii your county, who, 1 am informed, have engaged in the sale of liquor and win appeal nut to have paid their tax to, this year. 'lof Information upoi which this leter is based is conclusive Hat tiie purtiee whose names 1 navi turnished you/lmrewitn have eugagec in the sale of liquor'in your county as staled. “You will, tueiefore, Immediately • all on those parties and collect tin dale tax’of ou "whole sale and retail dealers in spirituous oj malt liquors, etc., by the laws ol thi. ..tate. The fact that ?ae sale of tht liquor may be prohibited in your coun y does not relieve any person whe hiay have eugagcit in its sale in viola uon of tiie law from llie payment o. He state Lax, nor does the payment jf the said tax telievo any dealer Iron ne penalties of any local or prohiln .ory law with reference to its sale ii . our county. “Please give this matter prompt at ention. Respectfully. “WILLIAM A. WfUUHT, “Controller Genera!.’ The ta* Mr 1902 does mi.t apply tc social clubs, but iff 1903 they will In Taxed just like other liquOi f _dtjalers,'ai they were included in the last genera tax act under that head. PREPARING THEIR REPORTS. Different Commit, ees of ga toil Ar Now H; • and at Work. The different committees of bonnet arc now preparing their repmis for ttn year 1902 and the tespei cnairmei, nave cousideaule work to do. Couhci will meet again on Friday! and sonic of the reports may lie rendered, at ihh ! meeting. The last meeting of the pres . ant council will be held Mbft’day, jfiSi .ve/ore the new menibeis recently elect jd ft/ q. sworn in. ■ ' . i, The present council has done lots good work during tho past year. BETWEEN MEXICO AND CHINA. New Steamship Line to Furnish s Monthly Service. Honolulu, December 23, via San Francisco, December 30.—J. S. Vai Buren, xormeily agent of the Oriental and Occidental Steamship Company at Hong Kong, is to manage anew steamship ~ne which is to provide a monthly service between Hong Kong and Mexico, via Honolulu and San Francisco. The hne is the result oi anew treaty between Maxico am China, under which it. is expected tba there wui be a large emigration o, Ohineke to Mexico. Collector Wanted. Tjto News desires to employ a goo< collector. One who can devote his en tire time to the business. Apply at 9 this morning, THE MONROE DOCTRINE IS BRANDED AS GREAT PIECE OF IMPUDENCE FUNERAL OF MISS BLANTON. Will Occur From the Baptist Church This Afternoon. The funeiai ot Miss Ella Blanton, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. G. W. Blan ton. whose untimely death was c-htoni ccled in these columns yesterday morning, will occur from the First Baptist church, at 2:30 o’clock this al ternoon, services being conducted by Rev. W. M. Gilmore, pastor of that hcurch, tiie interment occurring in Palmetto cemetery. The death of tills estimable young ady has shrouded her friends and ac quaintances in deepest gloom. She has ieen a patient sufferer for months and months, hut it was not expected that he Grim Reaper would so soon lay hi! .inger upon her, and her death came • n the nature of a shock to her parents, elafives and friends. Miss Blanton had scarcely entered lie dawn ot her life; but even yet .she nade her impiess upon Ihe world, tots was a cheerful disposition, seri lusty offlfcted, she always looked on iie bright side of the picture. Her lonte lile was perfect as it. is given aortal to be; dutiful, charming n personality, gifted in llie many social ttainments that make young ladies ■harming, she easily graced the fire •ide and the hearth of her own circh ias lost a rose |ud fiom its little gat •en of roses. . To the grief-stricken father and mother, sister and brother and to tht ither members of the taniily The ■Jews extends its deepest and truest -ympathy. Sympathy, at tuts time, U probably poor balm for woundea learts, at tne same lime it goes from •ur deepest recesses. The News is requested to ask Messrs. Hoyt Gate, B. f. Coleman jeorgo Smith .and toward Smith to ict as ushers at the funeral service at .ne church this afternoon, aud like vme reqiMWst'idw. rr. L\ J. lUiua, Uaj . .rd Butts, F . E. Twitty, J. W. Giit ith, Howard .vaff. and 'i. Q. Fleming, r., to serve as pallbeaters. A Tribute. Once more the Grim Reaper has eu .ered our midst and removed from tiu jne of our fairest and sweetest How rs. Silently and almost without wani ng, as a thief in the night time, hi , 'titered and laid his cold hands upon ne fair young girl—just building Inti •vomannood—and claimed her for hi. own. Although those who understood hei ondition had felt for some, tiljie that jeath must inevitably comb before jirng, it was lor only a few hours than it was known that tne ’ end was. ,s i nigh. Everything that medical ski. jould do, eveiythihg that loving hearts would suggest was done, but tiie lain malady had done Us work. Jt wouli. nave melteo a heart of stone to havi jtood by and seen the grief *Lticket, .atber and Jiiotber and devoted sistei rnrt ether . sorrowing relatives am. ■ riendS as they stocl anxiously arouiu .the bedside with Ttiar-stainect laces am aching hearts, waiting or the last sa dour ,to come when her gentle spirit should be wafted to — The undiscovered country! from Whose bourne No traveler returns.” Death la always sail but this seen ” doubly so; but as hard and mysterious as ufny seem the ways of Providence, ho .sorrowing relatives and frienefe— only by those who knew .vllJ Have this consolation as ttiSsy foi •ow all that la mortal of her ,t<w i cemetery today io rest under a moun tain of roses;, tnat she was sparer much of the suffering that many have to endure in this woi Id and that she may truly be said to have approacn. ucr grave. •,ik • one who wraps the drapery oi his couch About hint, arid lies down to pjeasant dreams.” J. W. L DIAZ RECEIVES AMERICANS. Among Them Was Mother In Law of Minnie Maddern Fiske. Mexico City, December 30.—Presi dent Diaz today teceived in special au lienece Rev. D. Everest and wife and Mrs. Lyman Fiske, of New York, whose daughter in law, Minnie Mad dern Fiske, is a famous actress. Dr. Everest is now the owner of President Diaz’s old plantation home on the banks of the Papatoapam river, which the president built anil occupied for some time. PRICE FIVE CENTS. KAISER URGED NOT TO ACCEPT * . Jfe GERMAN GENERAL SAYS WITH DRAWAL A i THIS TIME WOULD SHOW WEAKNESS. ' General von Bogusiawskl, Om' of Foremost Military Writers. CwT" tributes His Views Upon ' ? ! j the Monroe Doctrine. Berlin, Dchuiyi The Herniaa government. is eomilTetely siientS&jf c# wlion the Venezuelan bloakadchwiV he raised or whether it will be ruilv.i at all until every question r-bhcornittgiSi bitratlon of the dispute is settled. Tb acceptance of aibitration after tttfe blockade was begun is eettainly not received With popular favor in Ger many. General von Boguslawski, one of the § oromost military writers, contributed*. 10 The Taglicne Rundschau his views upon the Monroe doctrine and argued/ rial lie withdrawal of the blocked*' at / his stage would show singular weal/ ness. Alter alluding to the late PrMfe Bismarck s expression that the Mon oe doctritu; was “a great piece ofjjpi- U- 1 ;.P, g. !HT„ a VS "lii.'' .•.a -a Vrite 'wor,. America? is liyided into many states.;,, ih’varieHvh l race and language fcecoild In mimin'. How [assert that it lias Die .erence amt protection, over a D %ri; 9 S • ontlnent amt that it will lojwnto lowevci jusi. uf Hum; Htiltons^ gainst an jShirrican slate.’ A furU^H pieStion it him it happens doctittie, sci up eighty years an American statesman, tias bedii aide to justify i I self in i.acf ,: witli uli.^/■ iolutely no Just incut ion in Jjjjhi|J*jk'3s3| unions, when the United isfifrea icrseii threatened UnousiL n..y ocotf-™ nation ot tciritory, of course she bay the right, like any other naSonm to % raise a protest and, if chti ploy force. No Recognitions. "Hut diere must be no talk of eveur ' an appaient recognition of ih<i Monrodt ' doctrine as an international .taw prtn ' ipie on the part of tne Hump (an na- - lions, if 4s for the latter to act:, ollierm, jKtsu they u ill si.i.n feel Screws which they put on ""Through the war . against' ijpa®t | Atm i lean ..eil‘'inpoll;uw<j pas heepj! ittrak liiiticly iniT 1 n.-< (I, ofteu-soowins u as- .1 ciiuracur. Tne Ini'.'u Ann by Gd . 11 .in.. iim'. 111 ' i- i iccess ■ i u roiiglit is again•s’b<fW; ; |f'her-. unity 'b, allies ' Lhljii*/~ijl | Ti<>jiie4,.|ijß^j im in.. 'nc i u m to itio a ••king an agreement fllerS*Ups? ••II d11.:.' ! ill- acf " oust V' a" .lie allies not mi;., dnl'spy a chi to the length of oSwiyg dpnt Roosevelt tm; ariutratorsiup-af%tgpp beginning miliiai;. act ion. He and indeed tor the reason '-hat lice of tne case of the ailiei self-evident that life decision ; miy have iiecn imlai ora ila Mi Vhtn .States' popularity .tu joe v/dper-snat "T lions- oi that licmiHoiiei'Om Now warlike notion h<. tatinilmcrewM can bo -olc’ratwTi i now rar tile action taken Wut exfpfci; living tfto United States binding prgjsy lSis would divert the action bettnoi it anti of lasting effect. If the Uao f ’\&.. states lame* serious again r r s she would have to 1 Vieuiffl .nine wtim means are at her tli*t>i>.;af j • lie. ■ Went Oastio’B demand that the jiy v.a'ktSc,;;.. raise the blockade and return! tifej-ap"- " tured vessels must, meet with veto#* Otherwise we shall Mw&ia tion ot the disgrace of Olmuctz at ' 5 sea.” r The weather. Forecast or today in Georgia: Fair and colder, 'Jt • ,v*_T • V