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THE BRUNSWICK- TIMES.
VOLUME 8. NO. 92. . r WAR DEM BY PLUCKY GREEKS. The Formal Declaration Made Yes • terday and Athens Goes Wild. TURKS GOT THE BEST OF A FIGHT. But the Greeks, They Say, Were Drunk—The Hellenes Captured a Port, Land- ing 2,000 Men. Athens, April 19.—Greece formally declared war on Turkey this morning: in response to Turkey’s practical dec laration of war yesterday. The news was liaiied throughout Greece with great satisfaction by the populace, though the conservative Greeks de plore the step, as it is believed the plucky little power will not be able to withstand the territlc onslaught of her big neighbor. Firing commenced this morning be tween the Greeks and Turks at several points along the frontiers. Colonel Manos, at the head of 2,500 troops, has crossed the river Arakpbios on the frontier of Epirus, and is now enter ing that part of South Albania, after having driven back the Turkish ad vance posts, The bombardment of l’revisa was re sumed at daybreak. The landing force has not yet attacked the place. A dispatch from the Greek headquar ters at Larissa this afternoon says that three important positions were occupied near Menixa today by the Greek troops. Prince Nicholas of Greece, the third son of King George, has been ordered to the front in com mand of a battery of artillery. Later in ihe day confirmation was received of the report that a large foroe of Greeks had crossed the river Arak phios. A body of 700 Greek insurgents has landed at Syrako, Epirus, and is now marching ou Filltptada. Numerous other bands of Greek insurgents have entered Epirus. GREEKS TAKE A FORT. Rome, April 19.—A dispatch to Mes sagero from Arta says that the remain ing Turkish fort at Provoso has been destroy ed by the Are of the Greek war ships and the position of the Turks is untenable. Two thousand Greeks, the dispatoh adds, have been landed for the purpose of occupying Provoso. WERE THEY JAGGED? Headquarters of the Turkish Army in Macedonia, Elassona, April 19. The Turkish forces, as this dispatch is being forwarded, are holding their position in Molouna pass. During the severe lighting which began yester day evening the Greeks and Turks alike fought and behaved in the most admirable manner. All the Turkish losses thus far are reported to be light—3o killed and 50 wounded. The correspondent of the Associated Press counted 100 Greek cirpses on the hill opposite the Turk ish position. The Turks declare that the Greeks were drunk during the fighting today, being constantly sup plied with liquor. Kenan Bey has re turned from Karya, where fighting continued when he left there. The Turkish loss at that place was 200. Kenan Bey says he counted nearly 1,000 dead Greeks. Clayton Recovers. St. Louis, April 19.—General Powell Clayton, United States minister to Mexico, who has been ill attbe Plant ers’ hotel for some time, threatened with pneumonia, is sufficiently recov ered to depart for his home in Little Rock. Smallpox in New York. New York, April 19.—Three more cases of smallpox were discovered to day in the idiot asylum on Randall’s island. The health board is much ex ercised over the oases, fearing its spread among other inmates. hfe POPE SAW KEANE. Reported That the Interwiew Related to American Catholicism. Rome, April 19.—At the Papal con sistory, held t the Vaticati this morn ing the appointnienl of tour cardinals and twenty-five bishops was made. A great deal of comment has been excited in Vatican circles by the se cret interview between the Pope and Bishop Keane, formerly rector of the Catholic university in Washington, and now assistant bish >p at the pon t fical throne. The interview, it is believed, related to questions con nected with the Catholic church in the United States. TALK ON THE TREATY. May 4 Fixed as thn Day Whon Final Vote Will Be Taken. Washington, April 19. —The Anglo- American arbitration treaty was called in executive session this afternoon, and on motion of Senator Davis, May 4 was fixed as the date when the vote will be taken on it. Much interest is felt in the matter, as antagonism is very strong against it on account of Cleveland and Olney’s active interest in its passage. The euemies of the receut democratic admi nisi ration will oppose- the treaty in every way pos sible. IN HONOR OF GRANT. Cruiser Talbot, Representing the British Government, Arrives at New York. New York, April 19.—The British cruiser Talbot arrived this morning from Jamaica and anchored in North River. The Talbot will represent the British government in the naval dis play at the Grant monument celebra tion. Just before passing the narrows, tbe Talbot saluted Fort Wadsworth. The Royal sugar commission is on board the cruiser. Two More Plums. Washington, April 19 —W. A. Joues of Wisconsin and Robert V. Belt ot Maryland have been offered and ac cepted the respective-offices of com missioner and assistant commissioner of Indian sffairs. Roosevelt Begins. Washington, April 19 —Theodore Roosevelt assumed the duties of as sistant secretary of the navy today THE MARKETS. Quotations By Telegraph For The Times’ Commercial Readers. (Paine, Murphy & Co’s Chicago grain letter.) Savannah, Ga., April 19 —Asa re sult of the Easter holidays there was no Liverpool market this morning; consequently there was nothing offi cial as to the world’s wheat shipment and the amount on passage. The mar ket here was influenced most entirely by the final declaration of war be tween Gieece and Turkey, which cre ated an exceedingly heavy trade and naturally rapid fluctuations. Initial quotations showed an advance over Sunday of about 4 cents per bushel. There was a quick drop of a half, then a rapid advance of 1 cent, after which the market sold off about Z'/ 2 cents per bushel,quieting down considerably the latter part of the session, and closing higher than Saturday’s final figure. The visible supply decreased 727,000 bushels, or about what was generally estimated. St. Louis reports No. 2 red wheat having sold there today at 1.02)4 per bushel. Provisions opened strong and higher in sympathy with grain, but pricesdid not hold. The Cotton Market. New York, April 19.—Cotton opened barely steady, 12 to 14 points below Thursday’s close. The market ruled quiet throughout tbe session, closing steady at about opening prices. Opened. Closed. Mav 7 00 H 95-96 June 7.01 7.01 July 7.08 7 05-06 August 7. OH 7.06-07 September C.S2 H. 80-88 October H.HH 6.09-70 November 6.06 0 09-70 December 0 74 6.78-74 Sales, 104,700. No Liverpool market until Wednesday morning. BRUNSWICK, GA.. TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 20 1897. HUNTER HAS ENOUGH; COMES DOWN TODAY. The Republicans, In Caucus, Will Name a New Can didate. THE DOCTOR WILL NAME THE IAN. Not Improbable That There Will Be An Election At the Extra _ _ Session. Frankfort, April 19. It was given I out at tbe Hunter headquarters this morning, apparently by authority, although not. by Dr. Hunter himself, that he would withdraw after the bal lot tomorrow, and that Senator Jones, chairman of the republican caucus, would call anew caucus for either to morrow night or Wednesday morning. When asked if he would withdraw Dr. Hunter replied evasively. The nominee of the caucus will, of course, be dictated by Dr, Hunter. This lets out ali thought of Col. St. John Boyie, for whom six boltiug republicans have been voting. Hon. W. J. Bryan arrived here from Louisville this morning and was given an enthusiastic welcome at the depot, He will witness the joint ballot of the general assembly at noon. It now looks as if there will be an election at the extra session after all. A prominent Republican leader said this morning: “A senator will be elected at this session and he will be either Martin or a republican whose nomination Hunter will of course dic tate.” MONEY FOR INDIANS. Senate Passed the Appropriation Bill, Then Took Up Arbitration. Washington, April 19.—The senate today took upjthe Indian appropriation bill and agreed to amendments for the establishment of an Indian supply house at Omaha, Neb., and for two ad ditional judges in Indian Territory. The bill, as amended, passed. Tbe senate then wont into executive ses sion on the arbitration treaty. Revenge With a Rifle. Eiko, Ga., April 19. —A farmer named Phillips some time ago whipped a negro for running a wagon against his buggy while passing in the public road. Today the negro went to the field where Phillips was plowing and shot at him five times, and ball strik ing bis head, The wound is not dan gerous. The negro escaped. Berea Has a Big Fire. Berea, Ohio, April 19.—Fire, which started this morning in a vacant frame building in the business portion of the city, has destroyed twenty-two buildings. Loss, over one hundred thousand dollars. Cleveland has sent assistance. Sam Was Shot. Cave Springs, Ga., April 19.—Smith Terrel and Sam Townsend today quarreled about stepping on tbe other’s foot, when the former shot and killed the latter instantly. Both are ne groes and were under the influence o’ liquor. New York’s Sensation. New York, April 19.—Amid the ex citement of the war news in Wall street came the announceq>' nt, which was quickly confirmed, that Russell Sage had bought anew suit of clothes. Mother-in-Law Murdered. Barbourville, W. Va., April 19. Mrs. Arnes Reynolds was killed by her daughter-in-law last night during a family row. Her head was severed from her body with an ax. Medical Men Meeting. Macon, April 19.—The Georgia Med ical association convenes in this city Wednesday, Physicians are already assembling for preliminary work. SENATE’S RIGHTS ARE MAINTAINED. Recalcitrant Witness Chapman Not Excused By the Supreme Court. CAN COMPEL WITNESSES TO TALK. The Broker Must Spend Thirty Days in Jail and Pay SIOO, Say the Highest Court of the Land. Washington, April 19—The supreme court today refused the application for a writ of certiorari and habeas corpus by Elverton R. Chapman, the broker who refused to testify in the cases of those senators who are alleged to have speculated in sugar stocks while the *ariff bill was before that body. Chief Justice Fuller, who delivered tbe opinion, held that the senate, un der its constitutional right to censure and expel members, had a right to in vestigate any alleged improper con duct of senators and could compel witnesses to give testimony. The sentence of the supreme court of the District of Columbia to thirty days in jail and SIOO fine was con firmed by the supreme court. ROMEYN AND O’BRIEN. The Sensational Courtmartial With a Woman In It. Atlanta, April 19—A sensational courtmartial will begin at McPherson barracks tomorrow, growing out of the tight between Captain Rorneyu and Lieutenant O’Brien. The true cause of the fight is not known, but it is said that an insult to a woman is at. the bottom of it. The officers are very reticent as sev eral ladies at the barracks, the wives and sisters of officers, will be involved in the investigation. Lost His Life, Macon, April 19.—Sunday morning Mr. and Mrs. John Jackson, of this place, were in the cow lot when they heard screams from their children in the house. S ling hack quickly they discovered their 7-year-old son in flames, which they promptly extin guished, but were too late to save his life. River Rising. Kansas City, April 19—The Mis souri river is still rising. It is now a foot and a half above the danger line. About fifty families so far have been washed out and are living in tents now. St. Joseph and Leavenworth re port a steady rise. Railroad traffic is badly crippled at Leavenworth. Sheldon Gives to Schools. Rockford, 111., April 19.—The will of Judge B. R. Sheldon, former member of the state supreme court, was pro bated today. He leaves an estate of over $300,000, and among the bequests is SIOO,OOO to his alma mater, Williams College, and SIOO,OOO to Hampton, (Va.) Institute. Dr. Brookes Dead. St. Louis, April 19,—JJev. Dr. James Brookes, pastor of Washington avenue and Compton street Presbyterian church, died of Bright’s disease. He is as well kbown m England as in this country. He did much magazine work, produced seventeen books and 200 tracts. Soldier Sleeps. Atlanta, April 19. —The Bhdyof Col. William J. Kellogg, of the Fifth U. 8. infantry, who d.ed at Fort McPher son Saturday, was placed in the re ceiving vault at West View cemetery this aiternoon with military honors. Severely Stabbed. Jasper, Fla., April 19.—J. Damage and a man named Strickland had an altercation near Jennings yesterday, when the latter stabbed the former in his face, inflicting a severe wound. LOTS OF LUMBER. All the Georgia Mills Are Being Taxed to Their Utmost Capacity. Mr. C. T. Airey, general agent of the Southern railway in this city, says the Macon Telegraph, has made a tour of the great lumber districts of Geor gia, and tbe report he brings back fur nishes incontrovertible evidence that there is a substantial improvement in business conditions. The message he brings from tbe pine forests of Geor gia, where hundreds of men are busily engaged in manufacturing lumber, where the whirr of mighty saws can be heard on all sides as they eat their way through the golden heart of Geor _gia pine, is one. All of the mills are busy filling or ders, and their capacity is taxed to the utmost. Every mill is behind in its orders, and still they keep pouring in. The great car companies of the country are heavy consumers of Geor gia pine. South Georgia mills are en gaged now' in filling orders for timber for different car companies, who have contracts to build 6,000 cars. This is but a tithe, however, of the demand. Railroad companies are all large con sumers of the product of the pine for ests of Georgia. Ship builders on the great lakes are large consumers of it, while the demand for it in the build ing trades of the larger cities is im mense. AT THE TICKET WINDOW. Clever Gus Montgomery to Be Succeeded by Rufus McCranie. Mr. J. A. Montgomery, who has re signed his position as ticket agent at the union depot in order to give his whole time and attention to the man agement of the Brunswick Cycle com pany, will be succeeded by Mr. R. A. McCranie, who is at present serving the Piant System in the capacity of train dispatcher at Waycross. Mr. Montgomery has filled the posi tion ever since the joint office was created, and for many years previous was at the ticket window of the Plant System. Mr. McCranie is by no means a stranger to the people of Bruns wick and the traveling public gener ally, and will ably fill the position made vacant by his popular predeces sor. The change will take effect on May 1. DAUNTLESS TO RETURN. The Tug, Now Free From all Charges, Will Come Back to Her Old Haunts. Brunswickians need not be sur prised to see the famous tug Daunt less, which, owing to her various legal trouble, has been at Jacksonville for quite a long while, return to Bruns wick and resume her regular work of towing in her home port. The Times has authentic informa tion that the Dauntless will soon be on her old runs again, after a season of as lively experiences as ever fell to the lot of a steamboat. Brunewick ians will be glad to hear again her un forgotten whistle, and to see her at her former pier. Nashville’s Big Feature. This Times acknowledges the re ceipt of complimentary tickets to the “Giant See-Saw,” which will doubt less prove the most popular feature of the Nashville exposition. It con sists of a tower 75 feet high, on which is poised a monster beam 160 feet long. From the ends of the beam are hung cars, similar to those on the Ferris wheel, with a capacity of 25 persons each. The passengers will be lifted by the see-saw process to a height of 150 feet from the ground. Lights Perhaps Tonight. The incandescent electric lights will be turned on tonight or tomorrow night. A large force of linemen was at work yesterday connecting the wires, and everything, it is hoped, will be gotten in good shape today. May Be So. The steamer R. L. Mabey has left Jacksonville, heading north. Before leaving the report was given out that she was to come to Brunswick to do towing. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. SAYANNAH GIRL TAKES TO TIGHTS. Sensational Runaway of a City Of ficial’s Daughter Yes terday. HAD CAUSED A HORSEWHIPPING. She Will Appear in Light Opera, Joining the Oriental Troupe at Charleston. The Story. Savannah, April 19. Miss Katie Masters left here today to join the Oriental Opera Company which is now in Charleston. Miss Masters’ father and brother some months ago horsewhipped one of the head clerks of Leopold Adler’s store in this city for an alleged im proper proposal to the young lady. Her departure to join a theatrical troupe revives that sensation. The company which Miss Masters will join plays light opera and tbe ladies are dressed in tights. The young lady’s venture is considered highly sensa tional here. She is the daughter of I’olice Clerk T. B. Masters. Another Churoh Trouble. Brook Station, Ga., April 19.—An thony Jackson was shot here yester day afternoon by Dave Jordan. The former drew his knife and-the latter fired on him, producing a probably fa tal wound. The quarrel was about an Easter quarterly meeting. Prominent Floridian Dead. Jacksonville, April 19.—Henry R. Clark, assistant postmaster < f J> jk sonville and one of the leading citi zens of Duval county, died at his resi dence in this city at 11 o’clock this morning of pneumonia after two w.eek’s illness. Memorial Day Meeting. A meeting of the Confederate veter ans was held at Dr. Burroughs’ office yesterday afternoon. Reports of com mittees were made by the organiza tion for memorial day. Great enthusi asm was manifested and determina tion shown to make tbe celebration a triumphant success. Another meeting will be held tomorrow at the same place at 4p. m., sun time. All Con federate veterans are invited to be present. Arrives Today. Col. T. A. Parker, of Baxley, is ex pected to arrive on this evening’s tram to assist in the special meetings being carried on at the First Baptist church this week. These meetings are well attended and give promise of doing a great deal of good. Meetings daily at 3:30 p. m. and 7 :45 p. m. Almost Completed. The Downing company’s new build ing is fast nearing completion. The cornices are being put on, and as soon as the root is added the building will be about ready for occupancy. It is one of the largest, most conveniently constructed and handsomest buildings in Brunswick. To Mobile. For the International Convention Y. M. C. A., Mobile, Ala , the Plant System will sell round trip tickets from Brunswick to Mobile, Ala., at rate ot $15.40. Tickets limited to con tinuous passage in both directions. To be sold April 19,*20 and 21, with final limit to May 1. Privilege to stop over returning at Montgomery can be secured by depositing ticket with Agent Montgomery. Shredded and black codfish at the Downing Cos. Entertained at Dinner. At the Oglethorpe, Sunday evening Mr. Morton Marye entertained at din ner the following friends: Misses Ernestine Butts, Josephine dußignon, Madeline Butts. Ethel Downing, Messrs. W. J. Butts, George Smith. R. I). Meader and Lieutenant Hine, of the Bache.