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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES.
VOLUME 8, NO. 126. Several Thousand Copies of The Times Midsummer Issue Will Be Distributed to Visitors at the Nashville Exposition. TILLMAN TALKS ABOUT TEE TRUSTS. Redhot Tirade From the Mouthy- Senator Enlivens the Session. BOTH PARTIES UNDER A CLOUR. The South Carolina Man Introduces a Res olution Inquiring Into the Sugar Deals. Washington, May 2S.—Senator Till man, of South Carolina, today intro duced a resolution in the senate for the appointment of a special commit tee of live senators to inquire into the recent reports of speculation by the senators in sugar stock. The resolution recites that one man is serving a sentence in jail and that another was yesterday acquitted on a technicality and provides for the con ducting of investigations of all ques tions that shall be pertinent. Senator Frye promptly referred the resolutions to the committee on con tingent expenses. Senator Tillman was allowed to speak on the subject by unanimous consent. Senator Tillman made a sensational speech. He said the democratic members of the finance committee were under a cloud and the republican members of the finance committee were now under suspicion. One party was as deep in the mud as the other in the mire. Senator Tillman, said the present tariff bill was made in the rooms of the Arlington hotel, with close con nection by telephone and telegraph with New York and in close touch with the sugar trust magnates. He said Chapman was in jail, which had been turned into a club, while the great magnate had gone free on a technicality, and closed with the dec laration that the senate should either prove the correspondents liars or prove the senators corrupt and then turn them out. Senator Aldrich replied to Senator Tillman. He denied that any person connected with the sugar trust had anything to do with making the sugar schedule. Carraway Arrested. Charleston, May 28.—Prof. Carra way, the hypnotist, was arrested on the stage at the Academy of Music. The hypnotist put a subject in a trance in defiance of an order of the chief of police, prohibiting it. Carraway and the subject are both at the barracks, the hypnotist refusing to wake up the sleeping man, and the chief declaring that he will keep them in jail until this is done. He Gets Ten Years. Indianapolis, Ind., May 28 —John F. Johnson, late president and acting cashier of the State National bank of Logansport, was sentenced to ten years in the Ohio state penitentiary this morning by Judge Baker of the United States court for the district of Indiana. Mrs. Hanson Dead. Macon, May 28.—Mrs. H. C. Hanson, wife of the manager of the Telegraph, died this afternoon. She leaves a hus band and five children. Remains Go to Albany. The body of Henry Morgan, colored, arrived from Memphis yesterday morn ing. The wife of the dead man came also yesterday morning from Philadel phia, and the dead and the living met at the depot, where there was a sorrow ful scene. The funeral sermon was preached here yesterday and the re mains taken to Albany for interment. Morgan was known all over the Plant System and was liked by all, having been porter in President Plant’s prl "’ov p S r. President H. B. Plant paid a tribute of respect to his dead servant by giving free transportation for the remains and the relatives. | THAT WARM HARBOR DEBATE. What Was Said in Council Thursday Night Touching the Pilots, Etc. At Thursday night’s council meeting a very lively debate occurred between Col. Harry F. Dunwody and Col. J. W. Bennet, the subject being the new har bor ordinance drafted by the former and recently published in Tiie Times. The ordinance came up for third reading and passage Thursday night. On motion Colonel Bennet, who ap peared for the pilots, was heard on the ordinance. Colonel Bennet claimed that the ordinance provided for the payment to the harbormaster of fees which should, in right and justice, go to the pilots. He also claimed that the ordinance was in conflict with the state law in some of its provisions. He said that the pilots, exposed to hardships and compelled to do extraordinary hard work, should be given their due, and hoped that council would not visit upon them any injustice. Colonel Dunwody, who represented the city in drafting the ordinance,was heard by council in reply. Colonel Dunwody said that he had made a spe cial study of harbor regulations, in or der to make it as strong as possible, and stated his belief that it could not be successfully assailed. He argued the necessity of harbor policing and of a harbormaster to attend to it, and that the best way to collect the harbor master’s remuneration was by fees rather than taxes. Mr. Dunwody made the statement that in 1895 the fifteen pilots of this port made $35,000, $9,000 of which went for expenses and the balance of which was clear profit. “They are the best paid men in town,” said the attorney, “and yet several of them made an at tempt in the last legislature to make their profits greater by limiting the number.” Colonel Dunwody alluded to the charges of incompetency against Har bormaster Keller, and cited that the only instances of recent damage to vessels in the harbor occurred while the vessels were in charge of pilots. He said the pilot commissioners, in defiance of the body that elected them, had created a harbor pilot, to cause conflict with the legally deputized har bormaster. The ordinance is now with the har bor committee of council, which was instructed to advise with the attor neys as to its legal status. Where the Trouble Was. During the session of superior court yesterday, Judge Sweat had much difficulty in making himself heard by the jury, although his voice was as full and round as usual. The lawyers, and, in fact, all those who were called upon to make public utter ance during the session, experienced the same difficulty. Everybody was at a loss to discover the cause of such an inexplicable state of affairs until it was finally traced to John Lehman's shirt, tne bosom of which was of such riotous coloring that it would attract a mad bull through a brick wall; and it was the loudness thereof that caused the acoustic confusion of the court. Large Lumber Mill. J. F. Maull, of Elmore, Ala., and J. F. Anderson, of Birmingham, Ala., have spent several days past in the city on important business. The Times is reliably informed that they were here for the purpose of purchas ing, if possible, a large quantity of saw-mill machinery from the big Crispen island mill. Mr. Maull con templates erecting a large mill on an immense tract of timber land owned by Mr. Anderson near Homerville. Chicago Quotations. Last nigLt’s Wheat— close. Open. Close. July . (ill 1-4 (ill 1-2 tis 7-8 September.... 05 OS 1-8 os 1-8 Corn— July 28 :l-4 21! .'S-4 28 8-4 September.... 24 7-8 23 24 7-8 Oats— July 17 1-2 17 1-2 17 3-8 September.... 17 1-2 17 5-8 17 5-8 Pork- July 8(X) 8.00 8.02 September.... 8 02 8.03 8.05 Laril— July 3.00 3.57 3.02 September.... 8.07 . 3.72 3 72 Sides— July 4 32 4.32 4.37 September.... 4.35 4.37 4 07 BRUNSWICK, GA„ SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 29, 1897. NORTBEN LAIS ANOTBER COLONY. Forty Thousand Acres of Land Near Albany to Blossom Asa Rose. EMOVERNOR’S SPLENDID WORK. A. City of a Thousand Inhabitants to Be Located in the Centre of the Tract, Surrounded By Farms. Atlanta, Ga., May 28.—Ex-Governor Northen, in carrying out his theory for the practical solution of the agri cultural problems of the south, has just begun, with Messrs. F. C, Yance of Louisville, Ky., and F. F. Putney and L. E. Welch of Albany, this state, the location of another colony upon 40,000 acres of land near Albany. The lands now taken in hand will be divided into farms, from ten to 100 acres, to be devoted to fruit, melons, vegetables, grain, grasses and stock, with one large city, covering 1,000 acres, in the center of the lands, to gether with numbers of small commu nities or villages, in which educa tional as well as social advantages may be had, while the farmers, at the same time, live upon and cultivate the farms. About $250,000 have already been put into the development and $20,000 will be extended in locating the city, villages and small farms. Surveys begin early next month. TWO NEW COTTAGES. Joseph Pulitzer and David H. King Give Out Contracts For Jekyl Homes. Contracts have been given out for the immediate erection of what will be the two finest cottages on Jekyl Isl and. One cottage will be for no less a person than Joseph Pulitzer, proprie tor ot the New York World, and the other for David 11. King, a wealthy New Yorker. Mr. Pulitzer’s new cottage will be his second investment on Jekyl, He purchased last year the handsome Furness manse and spent thousands in altering it to suit his peculiar tastes. But With characteristic dissat isfaction with everything in general except his newspaper, Mr. Pulitzer decided that he wasn’t suited —that there were too many windows on one side, too few on another; that the porte [coahere wasn’t artistic or the stairways too narrow—whatever the trouble, the World’s owner concluded to have anew house built. It will cost between $30,000 and SIO,OOO, and will be in all respects the finest on the island. Mr. King’s cottage will be more modest, but with a quiet elegance in its architectural effect. It will cost $25,000. In addition to these new structures, Mr. Frederic Baker has given out the contract for the erection of a spacious conservatory adjoining his cottage, which will cost well up in the thous ands. Thus will some of the unused capi tal of the millionaires find its way into the channels of local trade and make glad the hearts of many workmen. To Beaufort. For excursion to Beaufort, S. C., on account of Decoration day, May 30, 1897, the Plant System will sell round trip tickets from Brunswick to Bean fort at the race of $3. Tickets on sale May 30; limited to June 1. Mayor Fendig. Acting Mayor Albert Fendig is now the head of the city government. He presided in the police court yesterday, and will exercise all the functions of the mayoralty until the new mayor is elected and qualified. ALL THE DOCKETS NOW ARE CLEARED, At the Close of This Term Judge Sweat Makes a Remarka ble Announcement. MISTRIAL RESULTED YESTERDAY. Court Adjourns but Will Meet Again the First Week in July—Cases Tried. “For the first time in many years, and, perhaps, for the first time in the history of this court,” said Judge Sweat in discharging the grand jury yesterday afternoon, “all the jury cases, civil and criminal, which are on the dockets, have been disposed of.” It was a remarkable statement, the like of which had probably never been made before in Glynn superior court. But it was a true one, as the records of the court show. Judge Sweat went on to say that this excellent condition of affairs was due largely to the creation of the city court, which so greatly reduced the ex penses of the higher tribunal. The session which adjourned yester day was one of the shortest on record, occupying only ten days. Business was done with dispatch and the com missioners will appreciate this fact when they come to pay the bills. The cases disposed of yesterday were as follows: E. Liles, assault and battery, plea of guilty. George Hubbard, forgery, verdict of guilty with recommendation to mercy. J. C. S. Timberlake, misdemeanor, indictment nol prossed. Will Dart, robbery. Guilty with recommendation to mercy. The case of W. J. Hendrix, the white man charged with stealing a sack of grits from Jake Hopkins, re sulted in a mistrial. The jury was out nearly all day and could not agree. It is said the jury stood ten for acquittal to two for conviction. The wife of the accused sat all day in court watching the closed door of the jury room. In the afternoon the grand jury re ported its findings and was discharged with the thanks of the court. Judge Sweat announced that a spe cial terra, probably requiring the ser vices of a jury, would be held the first week in July for the purpose of hear ing and disposing of the big Downing company insurance litigation. The May term was then formally de clared adjourned. OVER FIVE HUNDRED. The List of Subscriptions Received a Large Addition Yesterday. The amount raised for the Uniform Rank encampment now foots up $544. The committee is having splendid suc cess. The following is the list to date: Previously acknowledged $475 (X) Janies P Davenport 1(1 (xi Pash 5 (X) AT Putnam 5 00 Jos li Abrams 5 (X) Dr .T A ltutts 5 00 Lewis Beach 5 oo Mason T Scarlett 5 (X) .1 L Mitchell & Son 5 (X) Palmer Shoe Cos 3 00 P G Busbee 3 00 Cash 3 (X) C MeGarvey 2 00 A 11 Baker. 2 no K Y Roberts 2 (X) C A McKarlane 2 oo Dr H M Branham 2 oo O M Go wen l oo Ben Borehardt 1 oo Misses Slater ] oo H V Adderley j oo P H Mabry ] oo Total $544 oo Back in Their Church. The extensive repairs to the First African Baptist church have been completed, and tlie first services in the renovated structure will be held on Sunday, occupying the entire day. from sa.m. to 8 :50 p. m. Rev. John Williams, the pastor, requests the at tendance of all the friends of the church, both white and colored. New chandeliers have been placed in the church, gas and electric connections made and a baptismal pool built. GRAND JURY’S WORK. The Leading Features of Their General Pre sentments as Made Yesterday. The grand jury’s presentments, read by Clerk Fendig, of that body, in the superior courtroom yesterday, were briefer than the usual output of such deliberations. They were tersely phrased and went direct to the core of the matters discussed. The presentments gave a statement of ihe county’s finances, of the collec tion and expenditure of school funds, deplored the necessity of curtailment of school expenses and recommended a special tax of one-tenth of one per cent, to make up the deficiencies there in. They also warmly commended Superintendent Franklin, Principal Colson and the teachers. Of public buildings the grand jury did not speak at all favorably. They declared the jail badly in need of re pairs, the old preparatory school build ings unfit for use, the brick school building leaking and its plumbing in bad shape, and touched similarly on the Risley school building. The management and condition of the convict camps and the convict farm were eulogized, and minor re pairs suggested to certain county roads. Books of all officers were re ported correctly kept. Dr. J. A. Butts, county physician, and Superintendent Lyles, of the convict force, received special laudatory mention. Resolutions were passed by the grand jury indorsing the action of the county commissioners in tearingdown the old courthouse, and expressing thx hope that they will soon supply the county with the needed new structure. The presentments closed with the usual thanks to Judge Sweat, Solicitor Bennet and the court officers. PRAISES THE JURY. A Citizen Calls Attention to the Good Work Done at This Term. Editor Times It was my pleasure to be present in the court room on yesterday when the grand jury brought in the recommendations, and as a citizen of Glynn county I felt proud that the countv’s interests had been in the hands of so intelligent and altogether superior body of men. In a residence of ten years I have not seen a better representation of the better class of our people. The find ings as read had the ring of business in them, and the recommendations, if carried out, will show the betterment of the county’s interest for years to come. 1 could see a spirit of pleasure over the features of the judge during the reading, and his response that not for years, certainly not since the term of his occupancy of the bench, had the dockets been in the condition they were today, namely, every case, both civil and criminal, had been tried and that for the future the great draw upon the treasury for jury duty had materially ended. Altogether, there was a red glow of congratulation upon the faces of all present that such a healthy condition of judicial affairs exists in our dear old Glynn. Nothing adds so much to the happi ness of a people as a sense of honest and intelligent administration of the laws which govern them and to this principle is due the thrift and pros perity among all classes. Witness. HIGH SCHOOL HONORS. The Awards in the Graduating Class An nounced Yesterday. The graduating class of the Glynn high school consists this year of five charming and accomplished young ladies. They are Misses Marie Lucile Butts, Florence King Thiot, liisa Bon nie Ross, Nellie Eleanore Galvin and Daisy Deane Goldsmith. Yesterday Superintendent Franklin announced the honors in this class. Miss Florence King Thiot wins the first honor and Miss Rosa Bonnie Ross the second. All made excellent rec ords. The commencement exercises will be especially interesting this year, PRICE FIVE CENTS. DISSOLVED THE RECEIVERSHIP. Mr. Briesenick Wins His Case and His Business is Now Free. BUT CANNOT DISPOSE OF PEOPERTY Mrs. Briesenick Will Now Probably Enter Suit Against Him—Case Appears In terminable, The result of the prolonged and im portant Briesenick receivership case is substantially a victory for Mr. Robert E, Briesenick and bis able attorneys, Judge Symmes and Messrs. Johnson & Krauss. Judge Sweat dissolved the receiver ship and Mr. Briesenick can continue his business uninterruptedly. The decision, however, does not de termine the main fact at issue—the real ownership of the disputed property. It enjoins Mr. Briesenick from disposing of, mortgaging or otherwise oonveying any of the real estate claimed by Mrs. Elsa Briesenick to be the property of the estate of Ernest Briesenick. Thia provision, states the decision, is to preserve the property pending a final decree as to its liability to the judg ment for alimony. Mr. Briesenick, then, finds himself in this position ; While he can conduct his business as he pleases, he cannot dispose of any of the real estate or use it as collateral for a loan or other benefit. Mrs . Briesenick, the plaintiff, is left by the decision in the same position she occupied when the receivership proceedings were instituted—with a. judgment for alimony, but no imme diate means of securing its payment. Mrs. Briesenick, through her attor neys, Messrs. Atkinson & Dunwody, will probably next proceed through a su>t, brought in superior court,against R. E. Briesenick for the property claimed by her. This will make a jury case. The litigation, from the present outlook, seems interminable. Judge Sweat has not yet fixed the compensation of Temporary Receiver Lehman, who is, by the court’s order, discharged. Mr. Briesenick will have to pay all costs of the receivership. Mr. Briesenick’s friends congratu lated him generally last night on bia escape from an unfortunate business condition. TRIED TO INDICT THEM. A Sensational Story That Leaked Out of the Grand Jury Room. A sensational story has come out from behind the closed doors of the grand jury room, and was talked of yesterday by the few who possessed the information. A determined attempt was made in the grand jury, by a few members, to seenre the indiccment of Messrs. J. S. Wright, 11. H. Harvey and E. F. Coney, the county commissioners of Glynn, for malicious mischier, the charge being based on the tearing down of the old courthouse. The attempt ingloriously failed. By a large majority the indictments were defeated, and by a similar majority the grand jury passed resolutions com mending the commissioners for wbat they had done. Honor Winners. The Misses Gale’s school closed yes terday after a very successful sesbiun. On account of the illness of Dr. A. D. Gale no closing exercises were held. In the collegiate department Miss Maye Berrie won highest honors for the year and received an elegant gold medal. In the grammar school Miss Mary Lee Grovatt stood highest and won a gold medal. Little Mias Thelma Lomm was the winner of the highest hours in the preparatory school and also took a gold medal.