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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES.
VOLUME 8, NO. 145. The Effort to Secure City Ownership of the Light and Water Plant is a Good Movement and Should Be Encouraged. TO LONDON COMES THE AGED QUEEN. While Banners Wave and Gaudy Bunting Drapes the Scene. TODAY HER LOYAL SUBJECTS SHOUT And Ceremoniil Pomp and Loud Acclahn, Great Nobles, Peasants Gay, Make Up the Joyous Shout. London, June2l.—The queen Is now in London. An immense crowd gathered near Paddinton station in the early hours of the morning and waited with stolid patience. The early hours were enlivened by the pealing of bells and in the morn ing’s breeze everywhere floated the royal standards. The tirst point of interest in the proceedings was Windsor Castle, the home of the revered ruler, whers the short route leading from the castle to the great Western railway station was lined with a mass of people to see the queen start. Flags and flowers were everywhere in abundance and in observance of the day “God Save the Queen” ap peared on the big house and banners without end. The statue of the queen near the castle was decorated with goeus canopies. When the queen arrived at London she was greeted with cheers and dem onstrations of great joy. Fetes and receptions are being bad tonight as a part of the diamond jubilee congratu lation. It Was Unfounded. London, June 2L—ln regard to the rumor of the queen’s intention to ab dicate in favor of the Prince of Wales, the Westminster Gazette says: “When the rumor was circulated some mouths ago, we were informed on the highst authority, that it was unfounded,” GEORGIA’S DAY. Thousand or Mora Going From Atlanta to == Atlanta, June 21.—Thursday the At lanta delegation will leave for Xash ville, where they go to attend Georgia day celebration on Saturday. Governor Atkinson and his entire staff will leave on a special car. The board of woman commissioners will be in a private car. The directors of the cotton stares and international exposi tion, numbering sixty, will be of the party. The fifth regiment, in com mand of Colonel Candler, will leave on a special train. The fifth regiment will number prob ably a thousand men. While the Gate City guard, of Atlanta, will not be in the line of march, several companies from Macon, Rome, Dalton and other cities will be there. The headquarters of the party while in Nashville will be at the Maxwell house. Here the governor and his party will stop. The program for the two days that the Georgia delegation will be there is not yet completed. THEY ARE U EARNEST. Univaniiy Fiys Forming The’* Exy.'.ition to £ ss’st Cuba. Atlanta, June 21.—A number of stu dents of the State university, who or ganized the Cuban club at Athens sev eral months ago, have been holding meetings in Atlanta for the past few days, perfecting arrangements for go ing to Cuba and enlisting under the insurgent banner. The boys are very much in earnest. Gordon Bower, of Bainbridge, is the leader of the party. They will leave Apalachacola, Fla., the latter part of July on an ocean tug, believed to be the Dauntless. The tug will also carry a cargo of arms and ammunition. This expedition is being fostered aud will be under the supervision of the Cuban junta. Some of the best known students of the university are enrolled. Slat d : s Safe. Toledo, June 21.—Although the re publican state convention does not as semble until tomorrow, many delegates are here today. There is no opposition to the endorsement of Hanna for re election or to the renomination of Governor Bushnell and the rest of the stats officers. DAUNTLESS DISABLED. Lying Off Indian Key with Her Boiler Burst Cutter Puts Out. Key West, Fla,, June 21.—The steamer Dauntless is reported off In dian Key, disabled with a burst boiler. Arms and ammunition are still on board. The revenue cutter McLane left this port yesterday morning, and will probably return this afternoon with the arms, men, etc. KEYS OF HICKORY. How All the Prisoners in Dooly Jail Be came Freemen. Cordele, Ga., June 21.—Will Nixon, alias Will Allen, convicted of assault with intent to murder at last term of Dooly court, escaped from Vienna jail last night, releasing all the prisoners, six or seven in number, with him. He made keys of hickory and un locked the cells, and all escaped through a window near the top of the Jail. Shot Woman and Himself. Waltham, Mass, June 21.—Malone I. Wilson, of this city, shot and danger ously wounded Maggie llines, a do mestic employed in the boarding house of Mrs. Moulton, Wilson’s mother, to day. The son went to his own room and placing the revolver to his head discharged the weapon, killing himself instantly. Wilson was 37 years of age. Miss Hine is 33. The Intercollegiate Races. New York, June 21.—The intercol legiate boat races will begin on Wednesday morning. Cornell, Har vard and Yale are all in excellent con dition. Yale is the general favorite, it|beingbelieved that, with a Harvard and Cornell fighting on the first mile or two, the famous steady stroke of the sons of “Old Eli” will pull them through victorious. End of the Old Road. Atlanta, June 21 —An order was signed by Judge Newman in the United States court today, dismissing Samuel Spencer as receiver of the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railway. This ends the tedious liti gation and winds up the affairs Tefawe Vet)Wp Any, which long since became absorbed in the Southern system. -m Fever on a Steamer. New Y’ork, June 21. —The steamer Finance arrived from Coion today with three cases of yellow fever aboard, three others having died en route. Both passengers and crew have been quarantined. Health Ofll- Doty says there is no danger of a spread of the disease. Victim of Thugs. Atlanta, June 21—W. S. Arnold was lured into a saloon, chloroformed, sandbagged and robbed of $212 today. He was found in an unconscious con dition, but will recover. Still HauPng Freight. The Plant System train was an hour late last night. It brought, as usual, about a dozen freight cars. A colored excureion crowd from Jacksonville ar rived on the train. Cocaine Crazed Him. Macon, June 21.- John Ashland was rescued from drowning in the river by a policeman today. Ashland was crazy from the effects of oocaine and tried suicide. Death in the Ru’r3. Wa*-’rtown, S. D., June 21.--A large two-story building collapsed here to day, burying twenty people. Some were killed, and the others severely injured. ' A Diuiken Row. Ailey, Ga., Juue 21.—Will Horne and Dave Bryant fought last night about a mulatto girl. Horne was dis emboweled, and may die. All were drunk. New Tr asu;;r. Washington, June 12.—Ellis 11. Roberts assumed his office as treas urer of the United States today. Sherman to Stay. Cleveland, June 21.—Senator Ilanna says the report that Sherman is to re sign is false. BRUNSWICK, GA.. TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 22, 1897. NEW MOVE MADE IN FIGHT ON SOUTHERN. The Macon Merchants Make an Appeal to Judge Speer. DECISION ON LEASE SYSTEM ASKED, Do Not Want a Receiver, But Pray for Relief From Consol idation. Macon, June 21.—The opponents of the Southern railway made another move today that was wholly unex pected. The decision of last week to withdraw the motion for a receiver for the road was believed to be a tinal abandonment of the light, but today’s events proved otherwise. A petition was presented to Judge Speer in United States court today, praying that the court give the mer chants of Macon relief from railway consolidation, which, the petition says, destroys commerce by prevent ing competitive rates. The merchants ask Judge Speer to uphold the constitution of the state, which the Southern openly violates by controlling all of the lines entering Macon. The petition does not pray for a re ceiver, but is simply an appeal to Judge Speer to pass on the constitu tionality of the lease system under which the Southern controls these formerly competitive lines. Judge Speer’s decision cannot be foreshadowed. Texas Populists. Elgin, Tex., June 21.—The populist congressional convention is being held here today. AT CUMBERLAND. The News of That Resort Told Graphically by “Jay.” Mr. George W. Duncan and family A large party of Brunswickiaris spent Sunday at Hotel Cumberland. Mr. A. H. Lane and Miss Fieurine Madden were among the Brunswick visitors on Tuesday. There were sixty arrivals at Cum berland Sunday and Monday, an other large party from Macon arriving Sunday. Dr. A. B. Hinkle, a prominent phy sician of Americus, is spending a week on Cumberland. Dr. Hinkle is a nephew of Mr. A. G. Butts. Cumberland lias a reputation for the gathering of pleasant people, and tlie present season seems to have increased the number.—Southeast Georgian. Manager Shackelford has prepared for the wants of the summer girl by laying in a large stock of tine confec tionery, which is on sale at the office. The reflection of the fire in Bruns wick on Saturday night was seen from the pavilion and was viewed by all the guests. The flames could be plainly seen. Shark fishing at the dock is being made one of the many sports here. A six-foot monster was captured on Sat urday and carried up to the hotel, where it was viewed by tlie guests. During the wind storm of Friday last a large party of ladies and gentle men were fishing,from a boat near the mouth of the inlet and say that they had some difficulty in reaching shore. The Macon News says: The Volun teers are getting ready for their trip to Cumberland. They will leave about July 10 and remain in camp one week. The members of the company say that Cumberland is far preferable to (’arnp Northen. The camp will be just back ot the hotel on the bluff overlooking the inlet. May Race Around Marsh Pland. Unless the St. Simon people offer sufficient inducements to the owners of diamond-bottom yachts for a race on July 5, the race will occur around Marsh Island, in full view of the city docks. The owners of the boats have discussed the matter, and came to this decision. The boats are all ready for a lively race, and the famous Un known is prepared to defend her record against all comers. ANOTHER WITNESS HELD BLAMELESS. Recalcitrant Sugar Witnesses Hard to Convict in Wash ington. TARIFF STILL VEXES THE SENATE. Eradley Ruled That the Broker Was Ille gally Summoned and Ordered Hiß Acquittal. Washington. June 21.—The senate j today skipped the wool schedule and ! took up the paper schedule, which it! finished in thirty-five minutes, agree-; ing to all the finance committee pro-! visions. The finance committee has practi cally reached a conclusion on the wool schedule,but it will not be offi cially announced until tomorrow. It was on this account that the schedule was passed over when it was reached in the senate today. Judge Bradley this morning in structed the jury to acquic Broker Seymour, who was on trial for alleged contempt of the senate sugar inves tigating committeer The ground stated was that Seymour had not been legally summoned. FLORIDA NAVAL RESERVES. Three Divi ions Enrolled in the State and Soon to Be Formed. A special from Tallahassee says: An act passed at the recent session of the legislature provides for the or ganization of the first naval battalion of the state of Florida, to consist of four divisions to be formed at or near Florida seaports. Eighty men have been enrolled for this purpose at Port Tauipa, forty seven at Tampa and sixty-five at Jack sonville. These rolls have been re ceived by Adjutant General Houston, witb applications to be made a part of the naval militia. It is thought that Pensacola will fur nish the fourth division, as parties there some Time since wrote for par ticulars in regard to the matter. An order will soon be promulgated from the adjutant general's office, directing that these divisions be mustered into the service and that the commissioned officers be elected. SERIOUS ACC AENT. An Aged Lady Hu ; by a Falling Post Sunday. Mrs. Hardee, of Jacksonville, mother of Mrs. J. D. Sparks and Mrs. P. W. Godfrey, suffered a painful accident Sunday afternoon at the cottage in which she is spending several days at St. Simon. Several ladies were sitting in a ham mock on the front veranda. The ex tra weight on the rope pulled down the post by which one end of the ham mock was suspended. The post fell, striking Mrs. Hardee on the head, making an ugly gash. Dr. Scott, of Jacksonville, Mrs. Hardee’s family physician, was at the hotel at the time, and, assisted by Dr. McCaskill, sewed up the wound, At last accounts, the injured lady was resting easily. The wound, however, is quite a serious one. Soldiers to Chu-ch. The two divisions of Naval Militia, under command of Lieut. Taylor, at tended services at St. Jude’s church Sunday afternoon. Rev. D. Watson Winn, who is chaplain of the Naval Militia, preached a sermon to the young men on “Strength of Charac ter”. Rev. Mr. Winn intends to leave the city, and wished to address the Reserves before doing so. The Marine Band orchestra rendered appropriate music for the service. “For three years we have never been without Chamberlain’s Colic,Cholera and Diarrhea Remedy in the house,” says A. II Patter, with E C. Atkins & Go.,lndianapolis, lnd., “and my wife would as soon think of being without flour as a bottle of this Remedy in the summer season. We have used it with all three of our children and it has never failed to cure—not simply stop pain, but cure absolutely. It is all right, and anyone who tries it will find it so." For sale by druggists. If you need shoes and want to save money go to U. E. Tayior Cos. ALONG THE BAY. Items of Harbor News and General Shipping Interest. The Mallory liner Colorado arrived yesterday. The Dutch bark Cornelia, 654 tons, Captain Stramwitz, arrived yesterday from Rio, to load from the Downing company. The British steamship C'oxo, 1,291 tons, Captain Leng, from Fernandina, is at the Plant System wharves for a cargo of phosphate from A. F. Churchill. The British bark APertina, Captain Dill, has proceeded up the Satilla, to load lumber. Captain Dill will, it is said, be married to Miss Bailey while at Satilla Bluff. The Russian ship Rhea, 968 tons, Captain Lundguist, is in port from Porto Praya, to load from the South ern Pine company. The Rhea is the first full-rigged ship in port in some time. TEACHERS TODAY. Examinations for Places in the County Schools Will Be Conducted. Those gentlemen and ladies who desire places as teachers in the public schools during the next term must stand examination today. The examination will be conducted at the Mansfield street school build ing by County School Commissioner 11. T. Dunn. There will probably be several new applicants, besides those now on the staff. The Band Declined. The Marine Band last night de clined the offer of the R : flemen to en gage them to furnish music for the encampment on St. Simon. The con tract required the band to furnish sixteen men and a drum major, and the band estimated that the amount offered would be insufficient. The Fifth Regiment Band, of Atlanta, will probably be secured. Thought Her Babe Burned. One of the colored women occu pants of the block of houses that burned Saturday night suddenly re membered Sunday morning that she had left her baby in the burning building. She raved frantically about the streets, bewailing her loss, but was soon infoimed that the child was alive and well, and at the home of a neighbor. Gardi Grapes. The Times has received a welcome contribution of choice grapes from the vineyard of Mr. A. W. Hurn, at Gardi. Mr. Hurn is conducting grape culture on an extensive scale, and do ing much to prove the superior ad vantages of this section in that line. The grapes are of fine flavor, and as good as the best California product. Only Club Members. No rider not a member of the Wind sor Cycle club will be admitted to the coming bicycle races on St. Simon and Cumberland. A number of outsiders who intended to enter will be disap pointed. The club has a good list of entries for each event and all are do ing hard training. Great slaughter sale of shoes at H. E Taylor & Go’s. Advertised Letter List. The following list of letters remains ing in the postotfice at Brunswick, Ga., unclaimed, for the week ending June 19, 1897: B—J. P. Brown, William Biyant. C-S. F. Calder. D—Lena Dawson, John Duwking, William Dexter. E —Miss Eva Edwards. F—W. R. Frioth. G—H J. Gillis, Richard Garrett. H-Wm. Hikley, L. C. Hall, Will Huber (2). K—W. F. Knight. L —Mrs. Mary Lewis. M —F. P. Mooten, C. A. Mills, Wm. Matthews, I). A. Mclntosh, J. B Mc- Natt, (2) Caisar Mungin. P—Mrs. Irena Plummer. R—Jerrie Riohenson. S—J. M. Sumpter, Mias Mary Shel ters, (2, Charles E Sears. T—Miss Matcie Tilman, Willie Tenth. W—T. P. Wooten. Y—Y. Yahunsen. Firms—Stitson & Sheldon. Parties calling for any of the above will please say they were advertised and pay one cent for each letter claimed. W. F. Symons, P. M. PRICE FIVE CENTS. WILL THE CITY BOY THE PLANT? The Council Now Working Earn estly on the Ques tion. VARIOUS PLANS CONSIDERED. That Said to Be the Subject of the Recent Executive Session—Company’s Con tract to Be Broken. The members of the city council, with the active assistance of City At torney W. E. Kay, are now engaged in a thorough investigation of the law and the facts, relative to the city’s contract with the Brunswick Light and Water company. The investiga tion is directed toward the purchase by the city of the light and water plant. The recent secret session of the city council had, it is said, this matter as its subject, and another meeting of the same kind will, it is believed, occur this week, previous to the regular meeting on Thurday. The advantage both to the city and to individuals which would result from the municipal ownership of the light and water plant are being very favorably commented on by citizens generally. It is pointed out that the plant would soon pay for itself) the rates would be lower to all subscrib ers, and the service much more perfect. Several ways and means have been suggested by which the city could gain the ownership or control of the plant. The sale which lias been or dered by Judge Speer, but for which a date has not been fixed. will, it is believed, occur at an early date; hence the close and earnest attention which the aldermen are now giving the subject of acquisition'by the city. An ex-alderman, who, during his incumbency, gave the subject ot the city’s contract with the Liizht and Water Company especial attention and study, said yesterday that the contract which trow —btfrds —the city— could be easily broken, if it came to a direct issue of law. “The eleotion”, be eaid, “which granted the franchise and ratified the contract can be proven clearly illegal.” The question is a vital one just now. The people, as a whole-, are be lieved to be in favor of city owner ship of the plant. IN A PERSONAL WAY. Matters of Coming and Going, Gathered at the Hotels. Judge Sweat is in Atlanta, en route to Nashville. W. I\ Dorough, of Atlanta, is auto graphed at the Oglethorpe. Mrs. F. Young, of Knoxville, was at the Oglethorpe yesterday. E. O. Eastman, of Chattanooga, is registered at the Oglethorpe. W. O. Wright, of Chattanooga, is among the arrivals at the Oglethorpe. Roadmaster S. S. Fitzsimmons of the Plant System, was in town yes terday. B. B. McCan, a well-known Flori dian, was in the city on business yes terday. Harry Gilman, of Louisville, was among the commercial men in the city yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Carpenter, of Atlanta, were in the city yes terday. Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter are on their bridal tour. They were mar ried.in Tuscaloosa, Ala., a few days ago, the bride being one of the most charming belleß of that city. They will spend the honeymoon at St. Simon. ANOTHER CHANGE. The Plant System Alters Its Time Table, Taking Effect Today. Train No. 91, leave Brunswick, 7:30 a. m.; No. 93, leave 6 :45 p. no. Train No. 94, arrive Brunswick, 7:45 a. m.; No, 92, arrive 11 :40 p. m. Hundreds of thousands have been induced to try Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy by reading what it has done for others, and having tested its mer its for themselves are today its warm st friends. For sale by druggists.