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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES.
VOLUME 8, NO. 124. Don’t Forget That The Times’ Midsummer Edition Will Go Everywhere. The Time is Short. Will You Be Represented ? THE JUDGE’S JOKE 01 THE SENATE. Justice Bradley, in Havemeyer Case, Talks of Its Sancity. GOVERNMENT RESTED ITS CASE. The Millionaire’s Lawyers Making a Hard Fight to Keep Him Out of Jail. Washington. May 20.—The trial of Henry O. Havetneyer. president of the sugar trust, for refusing to answer questions propounded by the senate sugar investigation was resumed this morning. The attendance was almost as large as yesterday. Mr. Davis re otferedin evidence the journal of the senate showing the recreancy of Havemeyer, to which the defense ob jected unless the other journals show ing the whole action of the senate on the case be admitted. Judge Bradley agreed to admit all relevant extracts from the senate jour nals and thereupon Johnson withdrew the objection. Accordingly extracts showing reports of the committee to the senate and detailing the act of Ilavemeyer.’s contumacy were ad mitted . The defense offered to present the whole printed record, but objected to the extract relating to Havemeyer’s testimony. The court said if the con tention of the government was correct then the whole record was evidence and much time of the court had been wasted. lie convulsed the courtroom by his sarcastic reference to the sanctity 4 “with which the district attorney clothed the proceedings of the senate. In apostolic days,” he said, “the clothes taken from the bodies of apos tles were su| posed to have healing virtues and even the rags that subse quently came in contact with them. Those days,” said the judge,while Sen ator Gray laughed outright, “are passed. The court sustains the ob jection.” The government rested its case at f 1:25 o’clock. SAVANNAH FIREMAN KILLED. He Fell From a Tower a Distance of Forty Feet. Savannah, May 20.—William E. Harrell, a member of the savannah tire department, stationed at No. 5 en gine house, on Henry street, died this morning at 5 o’clock from injuries re ceived Monday while at work in the hosetower at headquarters. His death was caused by three broken ribs and other internal injuries. On Monday Fireman Harrell was sent down-town to get some dry hose out of the tower in the rear of head quarters, on Oglethorpe avenue. While working at the top of the tower he lost his footing and fell upon a shed. The distance was consider able and when found he was uncon scious. He fell out of the manhole and slid down a ladder of about 20 feet, and when he struck the landing he bound ed off and fell through the air fully 20 feet to the shed below. The Log Delivered. Boston, May 20.—The Mayilower log was delivered to the Governor of Massachusetts today. The ceremo nies took place in the presence of the Senate and House, sitting in joint con vention in the House of Represent atives. Fire Swept a Town. Knoxville, May 20,—A serious fire, wiping out a large part of the town of Coal Creek, Anderson county, oc curred this morning. Eight business houses and several residences are burned. Loss, $7,000, slight insurance. DAY IN THE SENATE. | Public Interest in the Tariff Bill Crowds the Galleries. Washington, May 20.—The senate I chamber was the center of interest to j day as it was expected that the tariff ! debate would advance from the stage of set speeches to actual consideration of the bill. Public interest promised to exceed that on the Cuban resolu tions and the galleries were crowded. The parliamentary status of the bill was that of “unfinished business,” which gave it the right of way at 2 o’clock. The final conference report on the Indian appropriation bill was pre sented but not acted upon. It pro vides for the opening of the TJncom pahgre Indian reservation in Utah, reserving to the United States the as phalt and gilsonite lands. Mr. Allison (Rep., Ta.), secured the passage of a joint resolution appro priating $225,000 for the deflciences at the government printing ollice. After two hours’ debate the first test vote on the tariff bill was taken. The democratic members of tbe finance committee moved that the rate on bo raic acid be made 3 instead of 5 cents per pound. This presented a direct issue between the committee and tiie opponents of the bill. The amendment was defeated, ayes 20, nays 34. Six other items were disposed of, the committee rates being sustained in all, thus showing that the changes will be carried through without a balk. Miles Got There. Constantinople, May 23.—General Miles left yesterday for Athens with his suite. He has abandoned his pro posed visit to Thessaly. THE MARKETS. Quotations By Telegraph For The Times' Commercial Readers. Paine, Murphy & Co.'s Grain Letter. Savannah, May 20. —Wheat opened slightly above w’here it left off last night on a continuation of damage re port of the French crop and ruled firm for about the first hour. After that, however, lack of outside trade and continued depression in the for eign and southwestern markets, our market broke sharply and closed weak about the lowest of the day. All the foreign markets opened lower. Liverpool lost another farthing before the close, making % loss for the day. and Berlin also lost, but Paris closed firmer at slight recovery. Corn and oats have ruled weak in sympathy with wheat and free offerings from the west. Provisions have ruled weak in sympathy with other markets and heavy receipts. Packers have done little or nothing and trades without feature. Estimated hogs tom' row 38,000. Paine, Murphy X Co.’s Cotton Letter. Savannah, May 26.—Despite the lower quotations from Liverpool this morning our market opened un changed to two points higher than yesterday, with theexception of June, which showed a decline of 3 points. The strength at the opening, in face of the rather disappointing Liverpool market was due to reports of cool weather in the south. There was no special feature to the early trading, but prices slightly improved during the first hours of business under fair buying demand, both from shorts and for new account. Speculation contin ues narrow and until it shall he pos sible to form some reliable opinion as to the probable outturn this season we are likely to experience very little in crease in speculative activity.—Paine, Murpy & Cos., Savannah. Chicago Quotations. Last night’s Wheat-- close. Open. Close. •July TO 1-2 Til 5-S (in 7-8 September (15 7-8 65 -78 (15 1-4 Corn— ■ July 24 1-4 24 1-4 24 4 September 25 3-x 25 3-8 25 1-4 Oats— • July 17 5-8 17 5-8 17 1-2 Septemlier 17:1-4 J 7 :i-l 17 5-s Pork— July 8.12 8 07 8 02 Septemlier 8 17 5.12 s u 7 Lard— • July 3.70 8.07 11.60 September.... 377 377 3711 Sides— • July 4.45 4 4o 4 37 Septemlier 4 47 4 45 4 4(i BRUNSWICK, GA„ THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 27, 1897. THE ODD FELLOWS IN CONVENTION. They Elect Their Staff of Officers for the Ensuing Y"ear. ATHENS TREATS THEM CLEVERLY. Savannah the Place for the Next Meeting. Charles Brand Made Grand Master. Athens, May 20.—The grand lodge of Odd Fellows of Georgia met in annual session in this city this morning. There are about 200 delegates in at tendance. Headed by a band and the three local lodges, the body marched from the Victoria hotel through some of tiie principal streets to the opera house. Past Grand Master Charles R.Russell presided and introduced the speakers. Mayor McMahan welcomed the Odd Fellows on behalf of the city. T. S. Mell responded for the local lodges and Grand Master A. L. Kontz replied for the Grand lodge. Everything in the city is wide open and thp visitors are enthusiastic over their w'eieome. This afternoon they were given a barbecue in the park. The Grand lodge met in secret ses sion immediately after the meeting at the opera house and proceeded to the election of ofiieers. The following were elected : Grand Master—C. 11. Brand, Law renceville. Deputy Grand Master, T. L. Gru zard, Columbus. Grand Warden—Alexander Dittler, Atlanta. Grand Secretary—J.G. Deitz, Macon. Grand Treasurer—J. S. Tyson, Sa vannah . Grand Representatives—R. T. Dan iel, Griffin; J. B. Goodwin, Atlanta. Savannah beat Rome as the place of meeting in ISOS. SAVANNAHIANS RICH. Two Citizens Bought Cheap Mining Stock, Which Suddenly Went Up. Savannah. May 20.—Two Savannah ians have struck a fortune. They are Superintendent M. V. Raley, of the Florida Central and Peninsular rail road, and Mr. Laurence C. Gagei, storekeeper of the Central of Georgia railroad. They have hit a bonanza through their ownership of large blocks of stock in the Good Title gold mine in California. Mr. Raley owns 2,000 shares, which cost him only 17 cents a share about two years ago, ami Mr. Gugel has 200 shares, which he has held only a few months. The stock has all of a sudden reached a big boom and offers of $25 a share are being re fused. The Wesleyan Girls. Macon, May 20 —Thirty-threeyonng ladies graduated from Wesleyan Fe male college tfiis morning. The ex ercises were entertaining and were attended by a large crowd. For Cuba? New York, May 20.—The battleship Massa'chuselts and cruiser New York passed quarantine this mornuig bound out to sea. A Monster Excursion.. The biggest excursion that ever came to tiie Georgia seacoaet will ar rive in Brunswick on June 10 at 0 a. m. It is expected that it will be 1,200 strong and will he the annual outing of the Atlanta grocers. The grocers intended going to Nashville, but were charmed by thoughts of the surf and will visit Cumberland instead. The .Southern railroad lias offered tbe un precedented low rate of $3.50 from At- ( lanta to Cumberland and return. RED HOT PROTEST ON POOR SERVICE. *► - How Slipshod Railroad Schedules Damage Brunswick’s In terests. RIDING TO TOWN ON A FREIGHT. Vice-President McClave Talks About the Passenger Service Into This City. Mr. E. W. McCiave, of New York, vice-president of the Yellow Pine Cos., which does an immense lumber shippingbusiness through Brunswick, makes an important complaint about this city’s passenger facilities in a re cent interview with a Timfs’ re porter. Mr. McClave said : “While I am a resident oUNew York city, I have large interests in Bruns wick and have been here many times in the past few years, and I love the town, and feel -as much concern for Brunswick’s welfare as any citizen of tiie ‘City by the Sea.’ “I wish to say that Brunswick has done more for the railroads entering the city than most citizens would do, having given the free use of the entire length of the Bay street. Brunswick already has a very large export trade and the business, is rapidly increas ing. These railroads give first-class freight accommodations, in fact, there is a veritable scramble for freight, but the passenger accommodations for Brunswick are far behind those fur nished to cities of no more impor tance. Savannah and Jacksonville are provided with very good passen ger service, but Brunswick is forgot ten as though it was entirely out of the world, aDd if the people of Bruns wick do not demand their rights, Brunswick will be avoided for this reason by travelers, even more than it nowis. “There are many business men who will not attempt to>-Jome to Brunswick t if they can avoid it. “I arrived in Brnnswick Monday night about 11 o’clock. When I left New York, I took the latest time table of the Plant System to be had, and found that a train left Waycross on the arrival of the New York and Flor ida tram at 11 a. m. and arrived here at 12:50. p. m. When I gat to Way cross at 11 o’clock 1 was forced, on ac count.of no passenger connection with the S, F. <fc W. train, to wait there un til a freight started that night and was four or live hours in gettiog from Waycross to Brunswick and bad to travel on a miserably slow freight train. This was on account of a sud den change of schedule. “Another wrong is that any one wishing to secure sleeping car berths or drawing room to New York is obliged to go to the ticket agent here hours beforehand and have him tele graph to Jacksonville and have them secured there. About a year ago I was here with my wife and a very ill child. Wishing to take them home at once, I went to the agent the night before and had him telegraph for a section and drawing room. In the morning he said he had beard nothing but it was likely I had secured them. When we reached Everett the Pull man .conductor informed me that he had no instructions about the reserved section and; drawing room and we would ha.ve to wait until we reached Savannah and take our chances of getting them there. “It seems to me that with tha Jekyl Island club here, Brunswick might have a service as good as Jacksonville or Savannah. lam no enemy of rail roads, but there are certain obliga tions which the railroads are under to Brunswick and they should give some return. “1 know the power of the press and trust that Tub Times will secure for the citizens of Brunswick what is theij .due from the railroads.” BRIESENICK CASE CLOSED. With Judge Sweat Now Rests The Disposi tion of The Long Litigation. Words, words, words—words of pleading, claim and counter-claim, of the stated precepts and of the Latin phrases of the law—flew thick and fast in the superior court room yester day. It was the final day of the great Briesenick receivership case, which has attracted the attention of the state, and the learned lawyers whose brains have puzzled so long over its many features, made their last appeals and left the vexed battle to the arbit rament of Judge Sweat. The case was closed at 7 o’clock last night. Judge Sweat announced that he would take the case under advise ment and announce the decision later. The questions wdiich Judge Sweat must decide, under the law and the evidence are these: whether the prop erty involved is that of R. E. Briese nick individually or of the estate of E. Briesenick ora partnership of the two; if that of R. E. Briesenick, whether the transfer to him from E. Briesenick was fraudulent, with a purpose to avoid tiie payment of aii mony to Mrs. Briesenick, or whether it was legally made, and before the separation of E. Briesenick and Elsa Briesenick as man and wife; and in case it was a fraudulent transfer, whether Elsa Briesenick can proceed against it as administratrix of the es tate of her husband. Upon these questions, Judge Sweat will decide whether the receivership shall be dissolved or whether it shall be perpetuated by the appointment of a permanent receiver. Four speeches were made yesterday. Judge Sam Atkinson opened for the plaintiff, with an exhaustive s'ate ment of the law governing the case. Col. Owens Johnson made an able [ presentation of the defendant’s claims. Judge Syrnmes in one of his best ar guments, held the attention of the court for over an hour, in behalf of the defendant. Col. H. F. Dunwody closed for the plaintiff, comprehen sively summing up all the contentions. Tbe following cases were disposed of at the morning session of the court: B. B. Gray vs Morgan & Schuyler. Suit on account. Consert verdict. McClure vs McClure. Divorce. Ver dict. Wm. O. Ailison vs J. S. Wright, ad ministrator. Estate J. M. Tison. Com plaint. Dismissed. Symmes & Bennett vs Tison and Whaley. Appeal. Consent. Verdict. The criminal docket will probably be taken up today. ALONG THE BAY. Items of Harbor News and General Shipping Interest. The Swedish bark Nanna, G 97 tons, Captain Paahlsson, lias arrived from Hamburg for a cargo from the Down ing company. The Norwegian bark Sultana, 733 tons, Captain Lydersen, has arrived from Buenos Ayres to load from Clark Bros. The barks Figaro and Harriet S. Jackson and schooners Addle ft). An derson, Arthur McArdle, Jesse C. Woodhull and Robert McFarland have sailed. The Spanish steamship Ramon de Larrinago is at the Plant system wharves to load from A. F. Churchill. A Big Job- A gigantic breakwater is being built near the mouth of Cumberland inlet, extending from the Little. Cumbe rland [shore. The breakwater is to prevent the shoaling of the inlet in front of the hotel. Air. Smith, a son of ' Bill Arp,” has the contract for the work. They Didn't Challenge. The F*irst Division, Naval Militia, Held an enthusiastic meeting and street drill last night. No action was taken on the baseball subject, on ac count of the Riflemen’s proposed chal lenge for a match game on St. Simon, June 1, not putting in an appearance. PRICE FIVE CENTS. QUICK RESPONSE OF OOR CITIZENS. They Subscribe Promptly Toward the Uniform Rank Encamp ment. THE NAMES OF FIRST-DAY GIVERS. Three Hundred and Forty-six Dollras Se cured by the Committee on Soliciting. The committee to solicit subscrip tions from the citizens for securing the encampment of the Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, began their work yesterday. They met with nat tering success, securing subscriptions of $340 in the first day’s canvass. The names of those who subscribe will be published in Tub Times from day to day. The following is the list of subscriptions secured yesterday : IlnrxswiCK Times $25 00 Oglethorpe Hotel 25 00 T Newman 25 00 lirk * Kin Still Cos, Topper X Cos 25 00 R V Douglass 25 00 A V Wood 10 00 A Kaiser SC Bro 10 00 W .1 Butts 1000 II S McCrary 10 00 Brantley & Bennett 10 00 KM Mason 5 00 C Halverson 5 OO .1 W Wallace 5 Oo .1 M Adams 5 00 M 11 Harvey 5 oo Miller & Son 5 00 .) U I’olhill 5 00 Cline Hall 5 00 M Klkitt 5 00 C Arnlieiter 5 00 s Levison 5 00 M Dart 5 00 I* Kogowin. 5 IK) WHBorrie 5 00 H Gaskins 5 00 J A Smith 5 00 C Baumgartner 5 on .1 K Minehan... 5 00 Brunswick Cycle Cos 5 00 LHHaym 5 00 K Brohston 5 00 .) May 5 00 .1 .J Lott 5 OO Kenny & Bailey 5 00 .1 s W right 5 00 Harrison Bros 5 00 A Kendig 5 00 Cash 5 00 K Mott 5 00 1 Mayer 5 00 l* O Kessler 3 00 S Marks 3 OO W B Colcsberry 2 IK) .1 S M Symons. 2 00 .1 K Morgan 2 00 A C Jeffers 2 oo C A Taylor 2(0 AM Smith 2 00 K I) l.ambright 2 00 A H Kemp 1 00 1. Ludwig I Oo OF.Jeffers 1 Oo Total $34(1 00 SUMMER IN EUROPE, Rev. A. G. P. Dodge and Family Left Last Night For The Other Side. Rev. A. G. P. Dodge, Jr., of St. Si mon, accompanied by his wife and mother, left last night for New York, whence be will sail for Europe. Rey. Dodge will spend the entire summer in England and on the continent, and will be under special medical treat ment during his absence. The many friends of the popular rector will hope that his trip will result in great bene fit to his health, which has suffered from the close application he has given to his pastoral duties, During Rev. Dodge’s absence, Rev. D. Watson Winn, who is associate rec tor of the St. Simon parish, will have charge of the work on the island, and will be assisted by other ministers from varions portions of the diocese. Henry Morgan Dead. A telegram announces that Ilenry Morgan, the well known colored Brutiswickian, was found dead in his berth on President Plant’s private car at Memphis, Tenn., yesterday. Mor gan had been in the employ of the Plant System for a number of years, and had recently been in the personal service of President Plant, as porter in his private car. He was respected by both white and colored, and owned the neat residence 214 North Cochran avenue, this city. Morgan leaves a wife, but no children. Glynn County Palmettos. Mr. S. C. Littlefield yesterday ship ped two beautiful growing palmetto plants to Nashville, where they will be placed in a Glynn county exhibit at the exposition. The palmettos will attract much attentton, and Mr. Lit tlefield deserves credit for his per sonal exertion toward having this sec tion represented at the big show.