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THE BRUNS WICK TIMES.
VOLUME 8, NO. 110. Brunswick Must Begin Work at Once for the Oglethorpe Bi-Centennial Celebration. It Must Occur, and in This City. GREEKS ORDERED TO LAY DOWN ARMS. The Advancing Turkish Hosts Have Entered Volo With out Resistance. FROM ALMIROS THE GRECIANS FLED EJhem Pasha Reports That He Has Cap tured Strategic Points and Is Still Marching Onward. Athens, May B.—A dispatch from Arta says that Fuad Bey, the Turkish commander, through the Greek priest at Arta, has Issued a proclamation to the Christian population ordering them to lay down their arras. Other wise their villages will be burned. The environs of Kanja, in Turkish territory, are burning. THE VICTORIOUS ARMY. Constantinople, May 8. Edhern Pasha, the Turkish commander in Thessaly, has telegraphed to the Porte as follows: “After a fierce battle a considerable force of Greeks at Veles tino was utterly routed. We captured the town and afterward secured stra tegic points surrounding Pilaftepa, on the road to Volo. Our victorious army is now marching on that town.” Kiootti Garibaldi’s volunteers start ed for the front yesterday evening, marching to the railroad station shouting, “Long live the social revo lution.” These ciies were resented by the spectators. TURKS ENTER VOT.O. Velestino, May 8. —The Greeks have evacuated Volo. Detachments of ma rines have been landed from the Brit ish, Russian, French, Austrian and German warships of that place to guard the town. The foreign consuls have had a conference with Edbem Pasha, Turkish commander. As this dispatch is being sent the Turkish troops are entering Volo. The Greeks who fled to Almiros will rejoin the main forces of the Greek army at Domokos. THE CONVENTION ADJOURNED. The Next Meeting Will be Held in Savannah May 18, 1898. Macon, May 8. —The Episcopal con vention adjourned last night. The main feature of the final session was the resolution to divide the diocese of Georgia into two. The report of the committee on the state of the church made a recommendation to this effect and F. 11. Miller, of Augusta, offered a resolution to appoint a committee of five to look into the matter. The next convention will be held in Savannah, the invitation of Rev. C. 11. Strong being accepted. The convention meets May 18, 1898. BAYARD SAILS. With the Precious Mayflower Log, He Says Good Bye to England. London, May 8. —Hon. Thomas F. Bayard sailed today for New York. A large delegation gave the ex-ambas sador a royal send off. Mr. Bayard brings with him the log of the May flower, which was given him recently by the bishop of London on behalf of Great Britain. It will be presented to the state of Massachusetts on the arrival of the ambassador in this country, A Liberal Gift New York, May B.—Mrs. Josiah M. Fiske has given Barnard college $lOO, QOO for the purposeot erecting a build tpg in metpory of her Jiusband. It will be called Fiske Hall. Assassinated- J./ ersonville, Ga , May B.—Martin MoOrary, an old negro, was shot dead from ambush while plowing in his field today. COUSINS TRY TO KILL. A Desperate Duel in a Field Near Toecoa Yesterday. Toccoa, Ga., May 8. —Lewis Smith was shot by bis cousin Tom Jenkins, early this morning. Both parties live about three miles from this place. Smith was plowing in the field when Jenkins came up to him and said that he had lived about longenough, but he wanted to kill him (Smith) before he died. Both parties were armed and cora munced shooting at once. About ten shots were exchanged. Smith was shot throngh the body and it is thought to be fatal. There has been trouble brewing for some time between them on account of a horse trade. Both men are white. MISSION OF MONEY. The Three Commissioners Sail on Their Inter national Expedition. New York, May B.—Ex-Vice-Presi dent Adlai Stevenson, General C. J. Paine and United States Senator E O. Wolcott, who were recently ap pointed by President McKinley as a commission to confer with the heads of the European governments relative to the bolding of an international bi metallic convention, sailed for navre on the French liner Latourine today. Before their departure Mr. Steven son said that the commisson would go directly to Paris, and after conferring with the French government, would vieit London, Berlin, Vienna and the other European governments. PRESIDENT INVITED. He May Participate in New York’s Memo rial Day Observance. Washington, May 8. —The president had an unusually large number of callers today. Among them was aG. A. R. delegation from New York, headed by General O’Beirne, and in cluding Representatives Cummings. Low, Shannan, and Messrs. Condon, Loud and Tuckerman, who called to invite the president to take part in the New York celebration of Memo rial day. Mr. McKinley said be would accept the invitation if he determined to go to the West Point exercises at that cirne. SOLDIERS TO CAMP. The Allotment to Service at Griffin Was Made Yesterday. Atlanta, May B.—lt has been deter mined that the First, Tmrd and Sixth infantry of Georgia military shall go into camp at Griffin, beginning the first week in June, a week to each reg iment, but it is not known yet the or der in which they go. The First'regiment and First bat talion of cavalry encamp at Meldrim the first week in July. TWO ARE TIED. Chipley and Stockton Show Up Even In Yesterday’s Ballot. Tallahassee, May B.—The vote for United States senator today was: Chipley, 35; Stockton, 35; Raney,lß; Ilocker, 3; Burford, 1. The treasurer’s investigation com mittee made a report this morning of a shortage of $50,900, as already out lined. Baroness in Tights. New York, May 8. —Baroness Blanc is the sensational attraction at Ham ersteio’s Olympia Music hall an nounced for the week, beginning Mon day evening. She is to appear in tights, and has been practicing her dance for nearlv a year. This is the first appearance ot the baroness in tights. He Behaved Himself. • Albany, N. Y., May 8 —George E, Gordon, who was sentenced in 1866 to life imprisonment for murder, and who bad his sentence commuted to a fifty year term by Governor Morton. was released today, good behavior having earned a rebate. BRUNSWICK, GA.. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 9, 1897. NASHVILLE’S FAIR DRAWS THE CROWDS. Yesterday Was Public School Day at the - Big Expo sition. THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN PRESENT. * Addresses by Distinguished Men—The Moth ers’ Convention Soon to Meet—Woman Suffragists Coming. Nashville, Tenn., May 8. The weather is delightful and the attend ance at the Tennessee centennial ex position today up to 2 p. m. was larger than on any day since the opening. This being public school day, sev eral thousand children were present, and for their entertainment there was a program of musio and addresses by W. L. Harris, LL. D., United States commissioner of education; Prof. Os car L. Troggs, of Chicago University, and F. Hopkinton Smith, of New York. As an additional attraction there were day fireworks, and the lit tle ones were highly pleased. The mothers’ convention to be held Monday will be attended by many prominent visitors from other states. The woman’s suffrage convention will be held here May 11, 12, 13. FISHBACK WILL GO. He Has Been Selected to Assist in the Ruiz Investigation. Washington, May 18.—John Welton Fishback, of Missouri, has been se lected by W. J. Calhoun as secretary to accompany him to Cuba in pursu ance of the investigation, Mr, Calhoun does not speak Span ish, while Mr. Fishback is not only well acquainted with the language but also with Spanish customs, legal and social. Mr. Calhoun, for over an hour to day, was in consultation with Judge Day and Assistant Secretary Rockhill going over the reports so far made in the Ruiz case. Rome Shaken. -A- Rome, May B.—Two earthquake shocks were felt in this city and vi cinity this morning. Many of the res idents were panic stricken and rushed from their houses into the streets. No lives are, as yet, reported lost. The damage done as far as ctn be ascer tained is not serious. Off for the War. New Y"ork, May B.—Two hundred and fifty Greeks sailed today on the French line steamship Touraine to day on their way to the war. Eighty hve were from Chicago. The Chinese minister Yang Yu, was also a passen ger on the Touraine. Premeditated Coelision St. Louis, May B.—Two 55-ton loco motives, under a full head of steam, are to be sent crashing into each other at head’s ends, near Forsyth Junction, on the St. Louis, Kansas City and Col orado railroad tomorrow afternoon. Ne* York Stock Market. New York, May 8. —Stocks are very dull. The only Gould stock traded in today was Western Union, which re ceived the support of Gould through buying orders given prominent houses. Scruggs Comes Home. New York, May B.—W. L. Scruggs, of Atlanta, arrived here today from He brings the Venezuelan treaty as ratified by that government. He will go on to Washington. Murderous Mission. London, May B.—lt is reported this afternoon that two Cretan Christians have started for Constantinople to assassinate the German ambassador, Baron Yon Calice. GANNON’S CRUELTY LIGHTLY PUNISHED. The Inhuman Murderer of an Aged Convict- Gets Only One Year. TOI WATSON DEFENDED THE BRUTE The Crime Was Altogether Without Provo cation and Merited a Penalty of Death. Washington, Ga , May B.—Bob Can non. a penitentiary guard, was found guilty today in Wilkes superior court of voluntary manslaughter and sen tenced to one year in the penitentiary or to pay a fine of SSOO for whipping a hegro convict to death. . The convict, Frank McCrary, was over 60 years of age and the crime was a most brutal one. Cannon was de fended by Hon. Thomas E. Watson. President Suicides. Richmond, May B.—N. W. Nelson, president of the Metropolitan bank of Richmond, was found dead in his bathroom, this morning, with the gas turned on. He had been a great suf ferer for some time, and it is believed ended his life to get rid of his pain. Mr. Nelson was 77 years old. BEN HUR AND THE BAND. The Two Notable Entertainments That Will Occur This Week. Monday and Tuesday nights will be marked by two of the most notable amusements of the season. On Monday night Prof. J. A . Rider will render his celebrated illustrated lecture on Ben Hur, which has at tracted the favorable comment of critics everywhere. The lecture is under the auspices of the new circle of King’s Daughters and should be liberally patronized. On Tuesday afternoon the Marine Band and the First and Fourth Divis ions, Naval Militia, will parade the streets in hbnor of the grand military concert, which will be given on that night by the Marine Band. Of all the musical events of the season this con cert is entitled to distinguished pre cedence. The following is the program : PART J. 1. Introduction “Happy Minstrels” The Band. 2. Grand Fantasia—“ Nearer, My God, to Thee” Barnhouge John Baumgartner and Band. 3. Vocal solo “The Alabama Coon” 4. Quartette (vocal) 5. Solo .“What the Chimneys Sang” <i. Euphonium solo—“ Bunging for Home” Hartman Lee Lichieitner, accompanied by Mrs. Ed. E. Cook. 7. “Country Life” (Characteristic sketch of rur al life, introducing mocking birds, roosters, hens, ducks and mowing and threshing ma chines Band PART 11. 1. Vocal solo Mrs. 11. IT. Raymond 2. Vocal duet. .Mrs. Walter and Mrs. J.B.VVright 3. Clarionet solo.. “Morning Dreams” W. I). Miller and Band. 4. Male quartette, Messrs. Candler, Tupper, Ln- M auce and Smith. 5. Bass solo “The Basso’s Pride” liurrWinton and Band. 0. Jolly Blacksmith—Description introducing chorus and anvils with hand accompaniment. Finale—“ Naval Reserves of Brunswick”..March Band. The Estey Piano company kindly tendered the use of one of their pianos. MISSIONARY CONCERT. The Interesting Service at First Methodist This Evsning. The missionary concert at First Methodist church tonight will be a most interestiug service. The choir will consist of Miss Iline, Mrs, E. I). Walter, Mr. C. L. Candler, Mr. W.II. Smith with the following instrumen talists: Mrs. Ed F. Cook, organist; Miss Winter, violinist; and amarine band quartette, led by Prof. John Baumgartner. The order of service includes an in strumental quartette, “The Lord’s Day,” anthem,“Rock of Ages,” instru mental quartette, “De Chapel 1 ” a short address by the pastor; a song “Help Just a Little” by Alias Jennie Shepard; and a recitation by live little people, Ada Baines, irma Lamhright, Janie Dart, Katie Franklin and Dave At kinson. MILITARY MATTERS. Devoted to the Interests of Our Local Sol diers and Sailors. The navy department has about com pleted arrangements for the annual outing of the naval militia ot North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, to be held at Port Royal during July. Arrangements will be made to convey the Brunswick naval militia by a war vessel to Port Royal. The lockers for the Riflemen’s ar mory are now completed and fill a long-felt want. The work was done by McArthur & Homan. The Naval Reserves are adding new members to their roll at eyeiy meet ing. The interest in this branch of the service is on the increase. We can well feel proud of the two com panies of Naval Reserves, and the offi cers deserve much credit for their hard work and good results attained thereby. Now that the summer is almost here, wouldn’t it be a good idea for the offi cers of the different companies to meet and discuss the rifle range? A good location could be found near the city and the practice would soon put our boys in good shape to win marks men’s and sharpshooters’ badges at the next camp. • Next Wednesday night the Rifle men will have their monthly prize drill and will wear the new uniform coats, white duck trousers and white duck caps. It goes without saying that they will put up their usual handsome appearance. Corporal Twomey is now the wearer of the medal. The Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, will drill every night until their departure for Savannah. The boys anticipate a big time, and from all reports from Savannah they will be treated royally. Much interest is being manifested in the division and the outlook is that they will carry a large crowd with them. Sir Knight Captain T. Newman is considered the best instructor in the state. There has been considerable discus sion in military circles over the lack of a suitable drill ground for dress pa rades, drills, etc. A Times represen tative in looking for a desirable place discovered on George street, between Carpenter and Egmon streets, (Wright square) the very location. If the trees could be cut down and the ground leveled off and Bermuda grass planted it would make an ideal drill ground. This matter should be brought before the military and proper steps taken to secure this loca tion or one equally as good. The Times will make a feature of a military column in its Sunday issues. Anyone having matters of interest to contribute will kindly mail or deliver to F. A. Dunn, Times office. WILL OPEN THE SEASON. The Riflemen’s Excursion Will Begin the St. Simon Gaities. The Riflemen have about completed their arrangements for the grand ex cursion to St. Simon to open the hotel. Col. Jack Clancey has kindly given them the opening night and the hotel will be thrown open to the public. The orchestra will be on hand to fur nish the dance music. The Pope Catlin will leave at 2 p. ra. for all who desire to witness the base ball game. The Governor Saf ford will leave at 7 :30 p. m. and return at la. m. The fare will be 65 cents for return ticket. Tickets are for sale by the committee and all the mem bers of the Brunswick Riflemen. The committee having the excursion in charge is as follows: Lieut. F. A. Dunn, Corp. John P. Twomey, Sergt. W. D. Miller and Private Cecil Dart. Lockjaw Kills Horses. The “electric light pony,” which was ridden each night by Manager Deal, of the Light and Water com pany, in his tours of inspection of the electric lights, died yesterday of lock jaw, resulting from a nail in its foot. Mr, J. I*. Davenport also lost a pony recently from the same cause. PRICE. FIVE CENTS. RUMORS DF A BIG CONSOLIDATION. The Oglethorpe and St. Simon Ho tels and the Transit Lines to Operate Jointly. CUIBEELAND MAI COME IN TOO, All the Companies to Be Merged into One Big Company, Which Will Control the Whole Combine. The full details of a gigantic busi ness combination will probably soon startle the citizens of Brunswick. It is rumored that there is a deal nearing consummation whereby the Oglethorpe and St. Simon’s hotels and the St. Simon Transit line will be con solidated, and a company will be or ganized for the operation of all three on a mutually profitable plan. There is a possibility of the new Cumberland Island company coming into the combination, and also the Cumberland route. Jekyl Island is a very popular win ter rpsort with the members of the club, and there is no reasi. why St. Simon, which is right opposite Jekyl, and has just as equable a climate and is as beautiful in every way, cannot be made just as popular a winter re sort with people who are not mem bers of the famous club. The ques tion naturally arises, why cannot St. Simon be as popular in winter as it is in summer? The Oglethorpe is already a recog nized winter resort and as a result of. the prospective combination could be made still more widely known to pleasure seekers in both winter and summer. The possibilities for Cumberland as a winter resort as well as a seaside stop ping place are wonderful and the wel fare of the boat lines is dependent on that of Brunswick’s resorts. The plans may not be perfected and the company formed in time to take control this season but it will certain ly be in operation by next summer, and will be of incalculable benefit to Brunswick. With the enterprising men who are at the head of the various enterprises concerned united in one organization effort, the new company will be a big one and a valuable one. Rosebud Club’s Picnic. The Rosebud club enjoyed a delight ful picnic at Sulphur Springs yester day. Those who made up the party were Misses Kizzie Connolly, Hazle Nightengale, Marie Nightengale, Clifford Lucas, Claude Lucas, Iladdie McCullough, Ellen Fenniman, Mad eline Downing, Arabella Wright, Janie Symons, and Masters Ford Fuller, Harold Lucas, Tom Fuller, Bertie Banks, Frederick Fenniman, Douglas Nightengale, Richard Ever ett and Scotia Wright. The chaper ons were Miss Josephine dußignon and Mr. J. K. Nightengale. Reed Interviewed. Mr. 11. W. Reed, en route to Mex r ico, was interviewed by a Constitution man in Atlanta. He said: “I shall not give up my residence in Georgia, but most of my time I shall spend in Mexico. I believe that the gold min ing property there can be made to pay. It can be worked very cheaply. For the next year or two I shall be hard at work in Mexico.” Deveaux Indorsed. The county republican executive committee met yesterday, Atwell Braxton, chairman, presiding. The committee passed resolutions indors ing J. H. Deveaux for the col.tctor shipjat Savannah,and appointed a sub committee to attend to the recommen dation of candidates for Brunswick o lllces.