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'VOLUME 8, NUMBER 123. ALDERMEN FOUGHT “tOUR'E II LI," BUIE! MS! BIFF! ALDERMEN LUDWIG AND TAYLOR CAME TO BLOWS IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER. Discussion Aros: Over Mr. Ludwig Resigning as Member of Com mittee—Mr. Taylor Passed the Lie and Scrap Followed. It was a rough-and-ready proposi tion in the city council lasi night. .Mar quis of Queens.” or any i liter old rules would not have stopped the fast anti lively bout between Aldermen C. H. Taylor and 1.. Ludwig. It all came in about a minute. Al dermau Ludwig had tendered his r g iguatloit as a member of tit - purchas ing committee. He stated that dur ing the last year, while Alderman ’lav - lor was chairman of the committee, lie was not called in to take a hand in t.Ue administration of the affairs of the committee and mat even this year, while on the committee, lie had not been consulted as to purchases. This statement aroused the ire of Alderman Taylor, who was chairman of the committee last year, and he asked the mayor for permission to ask Alderman Ludwig a few ques tions. It was granted. Alderman Tay lor asked Alderman Ludwig if he was not present at a certain committee meeting last year, when the bids for wood were received and acted on. Alderman Ludwig stated that he be lieved he was present at such a meet ing and that he would amend his let ter of resignation so as to include this meeting. At this stage of the game, Mayor Hopkins received a telephone call and on motion a recess was hud for ten minuter. The mayor went down stairs to answe • the \..t me, whip* Aldermen xAldwig and Tuylcr went to the clerk's desk to talk over the pending resig nation. Council was al ease, the mayor was at the telephone below, the two aldermen were talking quietly, when very suddenly the right arm of iderman Ludwig went out quickly after Alderman Taylor and the right -ntn of A- orman Taylor came hack as quickly after Alderman Ludwig, witiet Owens, in a minute, was be tween the two beligerent members of council. ouier friends interfered and ...e incident was closed without fur ther trou re. hi the mixup, however, a gas jet in trout of the desk of the city clerk g n tangled up in the scrap and Al t'■: man Taylor, unfortunately, receiv ed injuries from the broken glass. L is understood that the tw r o alder m ii were discussing the merits of Hie a meats contained in the Ludwig ns ; .nation, when Alderman Taylor called Alderman Ludwig a liar," with the above stated reye 'i be matter was deplored by the c.rher members of council and as soon as Mayor Hopkins returned to the council chamber the business of the meeting was resur I y . m SCHOONER ABANDONED. The Elvira Ball Left to the Mercy of the Sea. New Vote, i-i. 11.—Abandonment ai sea of the schooner Elvira Ball, bound from Jacksonville to Boston, was reported by Captain Stanton of the abandoned vessel, by telegram irom Norfolk, Va., to the agents of the vessel here. All hands on board were taken oft and landed at Norfolk aboard the schooner Tnelnia, bound for Savannah irom New York, which put in oppor tune appearance on February S. when use Elvira Ball, after striking a sunk en obstruction, became waterlogged and entirely unmanageable and was struggling with heavy seas east of the’entrance to Chessn-m.ve ... ALDRICH'S NEPHEW MISSING. Yeung Lawyer Sa'd to Have Mar ried Actress -evera! Months Ago. Evansville, lnd., Feb. 11.—C. B. Aid rich, a young lawyer of shir city and a nephew of United Stales Senatot Aldrich, of Rhode Island, has been missing from this city for several days and his friends are alarmed. He hh resided here for six months, and it is said he married V Mor-a Ridgeway, an actress of St. T.ou.s, several months ago. Aldrich was formerly cn the stage, and said he and >11?= Rfdgewav r-ar ’ ried as a joke, and tlr t it tarred 1 ni afterward 1 hat the marriage was no' mock, hut real, and Aldrich contended that Ridgewa-- was to get seme of hi \ The •■ • now is said to be in S’. Ho is- ' : rice - native of Massachus .tts, and little is known ot him here. ► • PROHIBITION DRINK CAUSED HIS DEATH. • Harrodsljurg, Ky., Feb. 11.— ' A solution of Jamaica ginger • and alconol, which is used by ► many persons as a substitute ► for liquor In local option terri ► tory. Is thought to have caused • the deatli of Fred Britton, who ► expired under mysterious cir - cumstances last night. Britton ► was seized with violent con • vulsions while in a local drug ► store.-Harrodsburg went "dry” ► several months ago. ► JURY TIED OUT IN DAMAGE CASE LOOKS LIKE A MISTRIAL WILL 6E RESULT OF CASE TRIED YESTERDAY. The case of R. ,\f. Brown vs. the At lanta. Birmingham and Atlantic rail , road company, was on trial all day vesteruay in the superior court. The I evidence was concluded about :! o'clock and the remainder of the afternoon was spent by Ihe attorneys in ad dressing the jury. It was just before | dark when Judge Par..er delivered his I charge of the jury retired to consider ! the case. From all indications the members are hopelessly divided. They spent three or four hours at the court-house trying lo reach a verdict and were men carried to a hotel for the night. Unless a verdict is reached by noon today it is expected that Judge Parker ill de< lare a mistrial. New Stamps Go on Sale Today ) This morning tilt* new' 2-cent stamp ,> ill. and by ttie United Slates postofflee ! lepartment in commemoration of the i I ill birthday of Abraham Lincoln, i will be placed on sale al the local illice. The supply for this office came n yesterday. Only a lilflited supply van printed by the government, eon ! -equently mu a small supply has been ! lent to the post offices throughout the j ’Oiuitry. All presidential offices re : elved the new slump without, requi- I virion. Post offices of lhe |i urth class receiv ; and llie:r supply of lhe stamps only by I requisition. This issue is described as : I lows: This stamp is of lb" size and shape f the regular issue of postage stamps, •olor red. The subject is a profile with in ellipse on end of the head of Lln •olii tram Saint Qaudens' statue. A pray • laurel leaves appears on 'her side of the ellipse. Above the ♦ubjeef appear ihe words ‘ U. S. Post • Below the ellipse is broken by i ribbon containing Ihe dates of Lin da's birth and of Its 100th anniver sary—"lßoo. Fell. 12. 1909 -with the lennmination in words —"Two cents” 1 onenth. —♦ Crew of Wrecked Schooner Saved Now York, PH). 11.-With all ha licit* ,:i uoard exhausted by their constant labors for days to keep their vessel ■ • of water, the schooner Richard i*\ Hartley. from .Jacksonville. Fla , iva-i towed into harbor today by the tug Reliance, which had picked her > outside. The Hartley left Tacksonville for •'w York on January and had ■ c 'o ■? weather all the way up. During i severe f low several of her sails wf■ i e split, two planks in her side • re stove in by pounding seas and he existence of a serious leak below \ ideuced y th- speedv aecimi naiioii of six feet of water in her ~y the hardest kind of work her r w managed to keep her afloat un it help came. A. DICKINSON NOT TO BE SECRETARY OF WAR Chicago. Hot. p,—Jacob Dickmson general counsel of the Illinois Cen i > lay denied being tendered the sect eta • ysb; > of war in the Taft cabi net. A MATC A ANGEO FOR. Ran Francisco. Feb. 11. —Stanley ikCcheii end dT'k "''Rrion wee matched his reining to box six rounds at Philadelphia on March 15th or 15th. BRUNSWICK, GA„ FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 12, 1909. MORE CHINEES IN COMMITTEES OF COONCIL SOLONS SUCCEEDED IN HANDLING MANY MATTERS AFTER A LITTLE SETTO. S;veral Petitions and Communications Received —New Ordinances and Resolutions Were Introduced. The majority in council 1 u-1 night, utter leu days of deliberation, evident ly made up their minds to undue what it unwittingly allowed the minority to i do. It changed the first three stand ing committees elected by council :u the first meeting advertised for the I election of council committees. The ball was started by Alderman Cox, who moved that the recent, elec tion of the commltteea on finance and auditing, tuxes and revemre and mil road and harbor, he rrconsidered. The motion was contested, but on the usual vote of five to three, it prevailed. Later in the evening the majority', ihrcugh Alderman Hainan, sent lo the clerks desk the following new com mittee, which, on motion of Alderman Ludwig, was adopted without the for mality of an aye and nay vote: Finance and auditing, Aldermen Cox, chairman, Leo and McGarvey. Taxes and revenues, Aldermen Ba ser. chairman. Goldsmith and laid wig. Railroads usd harbor. Aldermen Goldsmith, chairman, Leo and Cox. Alderman GouSmith tendered his resignation as chairman of the com mittee. Council did not see fit lo ac cept it. and Ihe matter was left open 1 until the next meeting. WHOLESALE ARRESTS One Hundred and Fifty Negroes Or dered to Leave a Town. Pittsburg. Pa., Feb. 11.—In a raid today the police of Brownsville, In ibis s ate, arrested lad negroes, who have been loafing about ihe coke ovens. All were discharged at a hearing later and ordered to leave town, except six. who are being held pending an investiga tion of their records in Pittsburg. , Cleveland and other plaq.is. r According lo a Brownsville author ity most of the negroes are from Pittsburg, which place they left when the police made wholesale arrests of •he negroes on account of many as saults against ivlii.e-womsH-, ♦ SPREADS TO NEBRASKA. Segregation Bill Introduced in the Legislature. Lincoln, ;\eb., Pel). 11. -Reptreseu - tative Jerry Howard, of Douglas coun ty, introduced in Ihe house of repre senlatives today a bill to segregate Japanese laborers from American i workmen. T.re measure provides th it j the Japanese and Chinese must int work in company with white men, and i must riot be employed in the same ' building. Howard says his hill was evolved to eradicate conditions existing in South Omaha, where Japanese lalior : ers are employed in packing houses. ♦ ATTEMPTS ABANDONED. ____ President's Veto of Census Bill, It Seems, V/ill Stand. I Washington, Feb. 11. All attempts j o pass at this time the census bill i over Hie president's veto, were aban ! doned seemingly today by the leaders | if Hie house and senate. A hasty poll of membership of the two house > was not encouraging to i 'he passage of the bill over the veto. —*■ cAYS THERE ARE 10,000 SUCH WOMEN IN CHICAGO Chicago. Feb. 11.—Mrs. Herbert C. Hapin, plaintiff in a divorce suit, de clared today that she is one of the 10.OOU "married white slaves” in Chi cago. in h"r evidence she said, "A hus band's admiration for women is grad id in Chicago aceoidin-g ' ' her capac ity for evil.” ■K BIG MISSISSIPPI FIRE. Sumner, Miss.. Fel. 11. -Fire Inst night partly destroyed the bus,ness section of Stunner. Tim less is s'ho < L OOd or over. =-|SH TRUST CONCEALED MILLION COLLAR DEBTS Chicago. Feb. 11. — That (lie A Ro°th cnmranv ( Fish Trmti conceal'*' $1,000,000 in debts front the banks it borrowed money front, was admitted on the witness stand today by Fred eric!; Robbins, a former assistant treasurer of ihe com pan y. HONOR TO BE PAID 10 MEMORY OF ! LINCOLN PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT WILL 3PEAK TODAY AT HIS BIRTH PLACE—DAY TO BE A HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE NATION. v. i hiugton, 1). C., - eh. 11.—Reports .receded here indicate that tomorrow! ! will be almost universally observed as Ia holiday throughout the country, in mum in the Centennial anniversary ot ! t-.e It rlh of Abraham Lincoln. In the | south as well as the north, the west | as well us the east, loving tributes will ! j he paid to the martyr president. President Roosevelt has left lot Kentucky, Lincoln's birthplace, where he will deliver the principal address t.t -he dedication of the monument i Him has been erected on the site ol i "Id log cabin in which Lincoln was horn. The farm surrounding the cabin is to he purchased Jjy the sub scription of citizens and a museum : erected which veill serve to preserve not only ih : log cabin itself, but tithei i interesting historical relics ot Lincoln i and the pioneer days. There is scarcely a city of any" size in tlie United States that wilt not hold appropriate ceremonies on Ihe day commemorating the birth of Lincoln. His speech at Gettysburg will be read al universities, schools and public gatherings. A General Holiday. j In ibis city the day will be observed i aa a general holiday and senators and | representatives, regardless of party, i will honor "Honest Abo.” In Chicago a tnonsler celebration will be held. | wilU President Woodrow Wilson, of Princeton, us the orator of the day. Spi'lugffeld, Ills., where Lincoln was so well known, will observe the cen tenary with a great banquet. New York city’s observance will include (our large mass meetings and niim erinis smaller gatherings of the admir ers of Lincoln. President-elect. Tuft is expected lo ;r\lve In New Orleans, and the pro | vrum of reception arranged in his I honor will doubtless include a tribute 110 ihe memory of Lincoln. Various | oilier southern cities will have Lincoln I celebrations, including Louisville, At lanta, Richn oirfPiiml SI. Augustine, i Observance of Ihe day will be general j throughout tire wcsl and Important nice,lugs will $e held in Cincinnati, Detroit, Milwaukee. St. Paul. Des Moines, St. Louis, Kansas City', Okla homa -lily, Denver, Salt Lake ('in Sea te, Sail Francisco, l.os Angeles ! and oilier cities, Knox Can Now Be Secretary of State Washington, l>. C.. Feb. 11. —By cut ling down 1 hi• salary of die secretary of state from $12,000 to SB,OOO year, tire senate today removed 'be disabil ity against Senator Knox ace-ding lbat position. The hill was introduced in Ice sen ate yesterday by Senator Hale and created quite a sensation. CONSERVATION CONFERENCE ON FEBRUARY SIXTEENTH Washington, D. C., Feb. 11. —An in ternal ional conservation conference between the United Stales, Canada and Mexico will open at the state de partment on February 16. Plans to conserve the natural re sources of North America will he considered. Each country will have lhr<*e representatives. MAKE R.vlH STUDENTS SHARE WITH THE POOR Chicago. Feb. 11.—A demand that the rich students in American uni versities be made to share their dor mitories with the humbler students, was made by President Elliott, of Harvard University, before a meeting of the Religious Educational Assori ; tlon today. F ANK CLARK IN HOSPITAL. r! rida Congressman Suffering Wi.h an Attack of Malaria. A'asliinglon. It. C. Feb. ll.—Con- , grt-sinaii Frank Clark, of Florida, af- j ter trying in vain for several weeks lo j figlii off ini attack of malaria, lias j taken fresh cold. He is no-.v in a nri- ! .am hospital threatened with pneu monia. HOPKINS LOSES HO’F. VOTES IN SENATORIAL TIGHT Springfield, Hit., "/eh. 11.- —Twenty •tairs among members todav. hrmtehi Hopkins' vote to the lowest yet. Hop kins received 55 and Stringe". the democrat, 55. COUNCIL MEETING THIS IS PAYING HIGH FOR SENATOR’S PLACE. Madison. W'is., Fel. II. — !-i a statement tiled with the secre tary of state this afternoon, I'nited States Senator Isaac Stephenson declared he spent $107,793.05 in securing the nomination at the senatorial I rimary last September. FUN AND FROLIC STILL GOES ON ANOTHER LARGE CROWD AT THE FAIR LAST NIGHT AND FINE BUSINESS REPORTED. Another large crowd was present at the Riflemen's fair last night ami it •roved to lie one of the most enjoy able of the week. The night was set aside for the Uniform Rank, Knights cf Pythias, and Captain Levtson and r large number of his members were • resent. The feature was a pretty prize drill lor a $5 gold piece by the members of the company and an in spection. conducted bv Lieutenant Wood In the prize drill A. M. f'alder proved lo be the best-drilled man and re ceived the prize. The drill was an unusually pretty o;ie and the company showed up excellently in the handling of 8 words. Tonight promises to see by far Ihe largest crowd of ihe week, ft will e D. A. R. night and the Daughters will make every effort to get out a large crowd. Asa feature an excel lent musical program has been arrang ed. A number of the visitors on Jekyl Island will come over to take in the fair tonight. So far this fair has been success ful in every particular. The receipts each night have been most flattering and those who are in charge are well pleased with Ihe success. Oil and Water From a Volcano Tampico, Mexico, Feb. 11. —Ttie great oil and water volcano at Dos Bocas, seventy-five miles southwest of Tampico, is rapidly assuming a mill more terrifying aspect. The original elghl-inch hole lias Increased in size until it now covers an area of more than forty acres. I he temperature of the water and oil is increasing at the rate of one degree a day. it was 190 degrees Fahren heit when taken three days ago as it flowed into Luke Tamtahua. ft is predicted by scientists who have jusl returned here from a visit to .:e volcano or geyser that molten lava will soon begin to flow from the crater. Tj>e pressure behind the wa ter and oil is constantly growing st ronger. II is the theory of some scientists ihat an underground connection with the Pacific ocean was slruck and that the water becomes heated In passing | through the volcanic region of south - j era Mexico. Superior Court To Adjourn Today The IJecemoer term of the Glynn superior court, which has been in ses sion, at various times, for lire past three months, will finally adjourn for the tenn today. It is lid expected chat any busi ness of importance will he heard dur ing the day. Small cases will be <ried this morning and it is likely that one or two criminal matters, which v not require a long trial, will he dis posed of this afternoon before Judgi Parker announces an adjournment. GET THIEF AFTER CHASE. Man Accused of Robbing Sister of Hostess Led Oificers Long Race. ForUanU. Mo. Feb. I!—After a pur s-.iii which In :,i.:i let October, and which covertd the coast from Maine lo Florida, I • police 'today arrested John ibiams as i:e stepped off the New York-Foi l lar-.l bcal in (hi? city. "Williams was a guest last, fall at the iioni" ■! Mrs. V. C. Jackson, in this city, and Is accused of stealing a diamond ! rooch and earrings vain < at SSOO fiom Mrs. Alice M. Knight, a isistir of his hostess. He Is said to j aave extracted the stones front . the j setting:; ard pawned them in different j ci.ies all the way to Florida, where he escatted the police iu TallaUasiee. PRICE: 5 CENTS. ROUTINE WORK IS DISPOSED OF 1 !E MAJORITY GETS BUSY AND UNDOES WHAT WAS DONE A FEW WEEKS AGO—COX AGAINST HEAD OF FINANCE COMMITTEE. When city council finally settled down to business last night, all mein ers being present, it transacted thi following business: Under the head of petitions and communications, Capt. T. Newman asked for a 150-foot lateral of the sewei age system to connect with cer tain t roperty on Ellis street. Referred to commit lee on sanitation, light and water. F. J. Gorton complained of the clos- J ing of the -ey nolds street alley and asked that same be opened again, i üblic works committee. S. D. Lanin sent a long comm un tea - titon lo council, through his attorney, K. E. Dari, asking for an estoppal of judgment assessed in the mayor's court several months ago. The peti tion called for a lively discussion. City Attorney Whitfield finally ruled that council had no right to review the acts of the judge of Ihe police court, whereupon Alderman Leo moved that the judgment of the mayor be final. Adopted. At this point the resignation of Al derman Ludwig and the alienation ; between Alderman Ludwig and Alder , man Taylor, referred to elsewhere, oc ’ curred. I W. A. Finney, manager of the Grand Opera House, petitioned council to reduce the license for the present year from slsu to SIOO. Referred to com mittee on taxes and revenues. The committee on police, fire and cuilding permits submitted their rules and regulations for the employment of the fire and police departments for the year 1908. Adopted and ordered filed. The finance committee reported favorably on Ihe request of the Bruns wick Riflemen for an appropriation of S3OO for the year for armory rent. The same committee refused to make appropriation for the Retail Merchants' association, but assured that organization of its sympathy and best, wishes. The pame committee reported favor ably on a request for anew typewriter for city use. *e committee on fire and building permits granted F. C. Burns permit to make improvements on Old Town lot No. (53. The same committee refused to grant a similar request to Rodri guez and Prim for certain repairs o:i Old Town lot No. (522. hue report of the city physician Tor the month of January was received, showing twenty deaths, ten whites and ten colored. The harbor master submitted his report and asked for special fees in special cases. Under the bead of resolutions the following were introduced and adopted during the meeting: By the finance committee, providing for an appropriation of $5,0(50 for the hoard of education for the year 1909. By (he same committee, authorizing the mayor to make a note In the sum ot $5,000 al six months to take up a note for a like amount maturing on February 25. By the public works committee, granting the employes of the Santa oiara Cigar factory a certain cemetery lot in Palmetto cemetery. By Alderman Baker, providing that all supplies bought for the city jail, police department and sanitary de partment he advertised on !> ! ds before purchasing. By Alderman Caltian. providing for an appropriation of SIOO for the pro mulgation of anew city map. The following ordinances were read and placed on their first reading: By Alderman Ludwig, providing for a system of fire escapes in the city. • >.v Alderman Baker, providing for the employment by the city of a plumbing inspector. By Alderman Baker, making it il legal to erect billboards within five hundred feet of any church In the city. The bonds of R. 1,. Brady and H. L. Morgan, newly-elected policemen, were filed, . .3 FLYING DISTRESS SIGf-IALS. The Bark Matangas. From Fernandina, Is In Trouble. N’urfulk, a., Fe .. 11.—A hark sup posed to be the Matanzas, from Fer ■■ ■■ -lina to rH’adeJiih'ft. -■ s * -d-tv e-i mlies off liig Kennakctt, flying 1 (Teas signals. The seaa were so hi-h during the morning that life-savers were uv-abl to'rut out to her. A message over the government sea coast wire says ft is believed that t e hark desires a tnf-