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LEADING PAPER OF SOOTH GEORGIA i Something About the Brunswick Daily Times and Its Makers. CIRCULATION AND NEWS SERVICE. The Paper’s History, Its Management, Its Staff and Its Home—Has a Moßt Desira ble Circulation. The significance of, this Midsummer Issue, which seeks to symbolize, in its exposition of the resources and advantages of the city fV ■ L ■ ■ ..x ,t t '• K. I>. LAMISIiILUT, Editor. the possibilities and prospects of Bruns wick, would l*e incomplete without refer ence to 'Brunswick's leading -newspaper. That systematic and earnest loyalty which the press should show to the advancement of the community which it essays to repre sent should he a theme ever worthy of com ment, and no reader of The Times can gain say that, In every particular of its policy il lias been steadfast in its adherence to olio platform: “Brunswick—:First, Last and All the Time.” 11olv Tli- Times tirrw, Brunswick was In the glory and push of Its "ixioin days” on January Ist, 1889, when '(“he Brunswick Ttitles was first Issued for the Judgment of a critical public. II an nounced, on its first editorial page, and has vigorously adhered thereto throughout Its entire existence, a spirit of aggressiveness In behalf of the interests of Its city and section. This first allegiance was never shaken, whatever shadowed the way. Men ,\\ lll> Unite—LA. Julien S. Kodgers, A. I. Branham. John Loekn Martin, M.-K"""" ‘. u "" Sam E. Whitmire were among the men of talent and enterprise who “coached" The Times along the footpath of ils early jour nalistic progress. Branham, a firm and en ergetic director, made the paper a recog nized power, politically and otherwise, In the state; Martin, whose brilliant brain now rests from the war of thought, wrote for it his prose poems and gave to Us columns the spice and brightness of ills genius; Mc- Cook, forceful, resourceful and intellectual, devoted to It the best efforts of his life. In lK9:t, through a change of management, the paper became The Tiroes-Advertiser. This regime controlled its policy and for tunes until Mr. .1. E. dußlgnon, owner of the majority stock, lesumed the active man agement of the property. A Clin litre Effected. fin May 1, ISM, the Brunswick Publishing Company was reorganized and a changi in the directorship of the paper took form and effect. The officers and directors of ttie company, under the new proprietorship were as follows: J. E. dußignon, president: John C. Lehman, vice president; J. S. M. Symons, secretary and treasurer, and E. F. Coney and S. C. Littlefield making up the editorial directorate. Tills board elected Mr. Edwin I>. Lnmbrlght, editor, and Mr. J. S. M. Symons, business manager, and under (Tieso gentlemencapable staff Wili organized and an efficient force secured. !yl ,1. >. KA(i \N. Foreman. AKiti" Tli* Time*. On January 1, 1597. the suffix Advertiser, which had been retained for a time fot business reasons, was dropped and The Brunswick Times, again a morning paper, was issued to the public. It began the year with the realization of one of Its most earnest purposes—the furnishing of an ex tensive, reliable and crcxlitable telegraphic news service. Both the editorial and nows features of the paper were improved and brightened; typographically the advantage of a superior mechanical force was inad> manifest; the people appreciated the deter mination of the publishers to give Bruns wick a Journal worthy of its importance as a city; and the circulation and advertising patronage of The Times grew accordingly. These tilings, however, may be clash'd as but the beginning; for the makers of The Times have pledged themselves to the idea expressed editorially lit the first Issue of the paper under Its new management: "A paper; that Is at once progressive and reliable; that ia comprehensive and ener getic; that does not in its eagerness for news, that accuracy is the great desid eratum; that is quick v to detect error and ever ready to champion'right.” WIiAT J 1111 TIMES ASSIHUS. A Complete) SewN Service and a Muni Desirable Circularion. Among the. requirements to a successful newspaper, there are two which stand pre eminent: First, its facility for securing information; second,'the"scope of its oppor tunity for imparting it to others. In both particulars The Times meets the demands of its section. Since the reorganization of the paper its news service lias steadily improved, it gives every morning a comprehensive statement of all the leading events of in terest in the outside world—the telegraphic service of no other paper in Georgia, south of Savannah, can compare with that of The Times. Jf you read The Times at your breakfast table you can go forth into the busy life of the day serene in the con sciousness that none of the important occurrences, state, national or international, have slipped by you unknown. This is the real aim and intent of a public journal’s news giving, and such The* Times fudids. Locally, the fidelity and energy of The Times’ gatherers of information is admit tedly superior to any yet enjoyed by a Brunswick paper. A list of its local “scoops” would prove interest.ng, were suf ficient spice allowable. In add.lam to the regular run *f city news, Che paper lias a special arrangement for securing the most accurate anil comprehensive ship ping information, ami obtains all the in teresting details ol lif at tin* luighbor.ng resorHs from train'd correspondents. If you take a map of G* orgla and draw a line across the slate, directly east and west, along the G2d parallel of latitude, which runs just below Savannah, you will lind marked off to the son.h of such a line a wonderfully rich and productive extent of country, equal in area to one third of the entire state. In all this t r ritory The Times enjoys the* largest circu lation and is distributed more thoroughly through it than any o.h*r newspaper pub lished therein.. Such all audience should attract the most careful advertisers. Ii cannot, as a whole, he reached effectually the value of The Times columns. As the official organ of both 'the city of Brunswick and county of Glynn, The Time* possesses special qualifications as an ad vertising- medium. It reach, s th • buyers md the sellers the people whose attention the advertiser wishes to ealtoh. The tcsli nonials of those who have trid them tix .he value of The Times’ column. T!‘E MV.NACICiUI-: vr. Ir. .lolin E. diilllgiion. IV tin Directs tin- Paper 111 Its Progress. Mr. John E. dußignon. president of The Brunswick Publishing Company, and man aging owner of The Times, has been close ly identified with the growth and' progress of this city during all of his life. Air. dußignon lias given freely of his money and energy to all movements for the bene fit of Brunswick. 110 is Hie owner of the magnificent Oglelhornn he.tel. to the creetioij„<j,f n j'iWw , .‘ 'li pow* vallloUl*. „ -• ~A the controlling owner of the l.imou steam tug, Pauntless, and has other large and important property holdings. Mr. dußignon was chiefly instrumental in the organization of the Jekyl Island Club, that exclusive organization of millionaires which lins established a world-famed re sort on Jekyl island, formerly tl.o property of the dußignon family. , Mr. dußignon became Interested in The Times when the company was first organ ized Ho was its first vice president, suc- ceeding shortly afterwards to the office <d president. His management of The Times is characterised by the same pubic sprit an,! enterprise that mark his record as a citizen. Believing that the highest duty ol a newspaper is to "keep everlastingly at it” in behalf of its town. Air. dußignon has lost no opportunity to illustrate, practi cally, his views on this fine. As an in stance, when the grand lodge of Knights „f Pythias met In Savannah in May. a movement was Inaugurated to secure the next conclave of the order in Brunswick. Tho citizens, for seme reason, proved apathetic, and the fund subscr.bed was wofully insufficient. Learning the state ol affairs. Mr. dußignon. in the name of The Times, wired Brunswick's representatives ,t Savannah, guaranteeing the enure amount required. The decision had al ready been made in favor of Augusta, but ihe generous offer was widely discussed and commended. Air. dußignon lias great faith 1U, ‘ future of Brunswick and is showing Unit faith through his paper, EIUTOIt I ll.I.V• \ Brief Consideration of this Venture of The Times '.d Its Chief Worker. Kdwin r>. I.amWight, editor of The Times, and the youngest editor of a daily newspa per in tlie state, was born in Brunswick, May 21. lf-74, ar.d received his collegiate training at Emory college, where he won distinction both as speaker and writer, taking, among other awards, two essay medals which were energetically contested for. At Emory, ho joined the l’hi Bella Theta fraternity, and followed his natural bent by enlisting three of his oollegemates in a journalistic copartnership fmm vl.hh emulated The Critique, a brief hut breezy journal of the classic shades. At the end of one term, the existence of '1 he t ritiqui was ended by its publishers, who, on di viding tlio accumulated protits, found their individual fortunes Increased by one ear fare each. Mr. Rambright’s first lash into now spa , per work was at the early age of sixteen, when ho •'caught” local items for The Times, under the able guidance ot Editor 'A. 1. Branham. There he contracted that infection of tho ••print-shop” which makes other avocations thereafter uncongenial to the victim. After leaving college, the present editor of The Times returned lo his 01. l alllliation, and served this paper. When the charge of management was made. May 1. W9O. he was promoted to the editorship, whieh po sition ho has since held. The work which Mr. I.amV>right has done for The Times, both in prose and verse, lias been widely copied and complimented. Under his editorial guidance the various ifeatures of the paper have been polished to a newer brightness, and a vim and snap given to Us policy and purpose. THE TIMES: BRUNSWICK. GA., SUNL)A\ MORNING. JUNE 27, 1897. THE msiMTSS OFFICE. Air. Frank A. Dunn, Ihe llumliicmk Mjili nger, and Him Axslst mi ts. The Times is favored with an especially careful and thorough business force, which sees to it that nothing goes amiss in that department of the paper. Accounting, at tention to collections, supervision of cir culation, etc*., are important features of newspaper work, and the neglect, in the slightest degree, of any branch of duty, sooner entails confusion in a newspaper office than in any other business. Mr. Frank A. Dunn, the business mana ger of The Times, is a man of sterling worth, who has all the details of the office at his fingers’ ends, and is a highly valued addition to the personnel of the paper. Mr. Dunn is a native of Elmira, N. Y., but has lived in Brunswick for the greater part of his life. He is remarkably popu lar, painstaking and energetic, combining the desirabilities of business efficiency. He is one of the best known military men in the state, bolding lieutenant's commissions in the Brunswick Riflemen and the Uniform Hank, Knights of Pythias, and was also influential in the organization of the. first division of Naval Militia in the state. Mr. Dunn is ably assisted in the business office by Messrs. Millard Combs and .7. I>. Fogler. Mr. Combs is one of tlie brighest young business men in the state and at tends specially to the collection depart ment, while Mr. Fogler, a gentleman of experience and energy, keeps a watchful eye on the circulation and subscription lists. in tie local field. .’lie ( liftrii*t rislics cl' Tin* Time*** City News Service, Previous complimentary mention In this article* of The Times’ local news service was by no means overstated, its achieve ments in covering the city field having been highly commendable, from the stand point of daily newspaper wotk. Mr. Albert M. Smith, the city editor of The Times, has displayed excellent quali fications for tlie w lk which is under bis especial charge. Mr. Smith is a recent ac quisition to the staff of the paper, but has both the tact and push which is necessary to success in modem Journalism. Ho is one of the youngest active newspaper workers in the state, having been born in Columbus, 0., October 12, IS7G. His parents moved t Florida, when In* was six years of age and a few years ago Mr. Smith came to Bruns wick, where he graduated with first honor from the Glynn High school. He is a conscientious newspaper worker and catches good “stories” with the facility of a veteran of the guild. In Brunswick the shipping news is an all important branch of information and without reliable reports of the movements of vessels and their cargoes, a paper Would lie sadly inenmploto. Bealtzing this de mand, The Times employs a special man (for Ibis work— Captain Otto Jolianneson— who keeps the only thorough and correct record of the shipping transactions of the port of Brunswick. Such is the recognized authority and genuineness of The. Tines' shipping service, that it is engaged by the Associated Press and furnished to it daily by w ire. At the two resorts The Times is admira bly ropi esentid by accomplished corre spondents, who send daily news letters. Mrs. Alice Louise f.ytle, who writes over the nom de plume of “Isd,” keeps the readers of the paper informed of the inci dents of life at St. Simon’s, while at Cum berland, Mr. Joseph F. Cooper, well known to newspaper readers in Georgia as Jay, watches the paper’s Inter, sts at Cumber land. Mrs. T-ytle also contributes a bright tie partment of The Sunday Times, and Mr. Cooper’s special work in the line of sea shore legend and historical sketch has a large number of admirers. TIIE MEt’ll \MC AI. EOKI E„ Tl,c Tlmes’s Eiirtiiiuih’ in Having Eirsl-dnss Workers st tile ”t uses." The Times is singularly blessed in having a mechanical force second to none in ability and experience. Mr. John S. Eagan, foreman of the com posing room, is a Virginian hy birth, which, as a general rule, makes eulogy unnecessary. Mr. Eagan has been in Brunswick a little over a year and im- mediately after his arrival the manage ment of The Times, quick to detect real merit, placed him in charge of the com posing room. Though comparatively young, he has mastered all the details u. the printing business, and to him is chiefly due the present system and order of the mechanical department and the neat, clean “make-up’* of tho paper. Mr. Eagan has tho ante assistance of Mr. Joseph W. Saunders as assistant foreman. Mr. Saunders is capable aiul careful in his work, a thoroughly efficient printer and a genial soul whose presence brightens tin long, slow hours of labor. The assistant foreman is from Ohio, served many years Mi:. ,1. k. m IflUN'i>S. President Brunswick i'u'.i'isiiing Company-. on the dallies of Washington, D. C., and is one of the real “swifts” of the typographi cal army. Mr. Saunders is also one of the best “ad. men’* in the country. Among its compositors The Times has a jewel in Miss Nieie Wiggins, a painstaking and earnest worker and a char ming wo man. Mrs. R. Harvey is also a valued and faithful attache. " THE TIMES** HOME. Ilow tlie I‘ii|M*r Im Located and tlic Very Dcmlcable Quartern. The Times is made every day in ample and airy rooms in the Oglethorpe hotel block, fronting on F street and most con veniently near to the centers of news. The cut accompanying this artlelo gives a fair idea of the size and stylo of the paper’s home. The various departments are illuminated by electricity and furnished with all the up-to-date equipments necessary to the conduct of a modern newspaper. The Press, located in the basement of the build ing, is run by powerful water motors. Since the new year much money has been invested In new type, “furniture,” etc., and tlie composing room s equipment is sufficient to meet almost any demand upon it. The addition of typesetting machines is contemplated in the near future, which will greatly increase the facilities of the mechanical department. The Pressroom. Allen Franklin attends to the press work of The Times and docs it in a thoroughly satisfactory manner. In addition to his newspaper proficiency The Times’ press man is a. musician of no ordinary ability ;md Is the author of “The Brunswick Times March.” a stirring bit of instrumental music. The Delivery Force. Tin* carrier is by no means an unimpor tant adjunct of the newspaper business. The Times’ force of deliverers gives gen eral satisfaction and sees to it that no sub scriber goes without his morning paper. In CnneliiMion. (Conscientiously striving to advance the interests of its city and section, earnest in advocacy of that which is right and quick in criticism of that which is wrong. Tho Times is a power for ‘good in Bruns wick, as well as an enterprising and reli able chronicler of the nows. Under the di rection and control of Colonel dußignon ami the able staff which he has organized, it is destined to be ever progressive, keep ing pace with the growth of Brunswick and firm in its purpose of honesty and truth. GEORGE J. MOSS. (ins ami mu. (< i uniy otluia. > continnrri from pace 9 ) WIIJ.IAM 11. TIEHRIE. No office within the Rift of tho people of a county requires more personal attention, or the exertion of more eternal vigilance than that of the shrievalty. A man to occupy this position must be possess* <1 of firmness and vigil Mice, and in Sheriff William H. Borr.e Glynn county has such a man. During h.s years of service os such he has proven faithful to the trust. Duty has over been his watchword, and on that lino he has ever gone, never swerving from tho most difficult or dis agreeable task, showing partiality to none, equality to all. His administration has been clean and above reproach, and as sheriff, he has made one of the best officers upon whom the duties of the office have ever been con ferred by the people. In the discharge of his duties ho has heetn kind, yet firm with the prisoners in his charge, and they are yet to receive one cross or unkind word from him. Mr. Tlorrio has for years filled public office. He was the first democrat to be elected to office after the reconstruction in the early seventies, being at that time elected ordinary of tho county to fill the unexpired term of J. E- Rowe. lie held that office and likewise that of sheriff for many years, and has served twice as a councilman in* this city. llis many years as a public servant, to gether with his able and businesslike ad- ministrations have won for him the con fidence and respect of the united public. Mil I ferric has been a life long democrat, believing implicitly in the doctrines as laid down, by Thomas Jefferson. He has always taken an active interest in party affairs and is ever ready to champion the interests of the democratic party. % Tiwt Tim t s filmislies at one and the same time the lies*attractions to the reader, the surest re turns to the advertiser. Largest circulation a® Georgia south of Savannah* 11. T. Sen riel L No more competent or harder worker can be found among those who constitute the county regime than the gentleman whose name heads this article. Wh* the duties of tax receiver are comparatively new* to bim, Mr. Scarlett has taken hold of them with vim and push, and gives much prom ise of making one of the best anil most efficient officers ever elected to that posi tion. Mr. M. T. Scarlett Is well and favorably known in the city and county, having been born, reared anil educated within its do mains. He first saw the light near Bruns wick, November 14, 180S, and received his education at private schools of the coun ty and the public schools of Brunsw.ck. Mr. Scarlett was engaged for a number of years in clerking and subsequently in business for himself. In 1891 he was ap pointed deputy clerk under J. L. Beach and served as such for about one and a half years. In November, 1896, he was elected tax receiver of Glynn county and the early part of tlie present year took active charge of the office. 11c is undoubtedly the young est official in years holding office under the present county government, and possi bly the youngest man upon whom the du :■ 'I ' -.i. TT I|WM ' F. A. IM'NX. Hus ness Manager. ties of the office have ever been conferred. Mr. Scarlett is a bright, business like young man, pleasant in manners and num bers his friends by the score. In politics he is a democrat and an active worker in the party lines. Hirnin J. Iteml. Mr. Hiram J. Read, tax collector of Glynn county, is too well known to the readers of The Times to need an extended mention. He was horn, reared and edu cated in this county and enjoys a wide ac quaintancesnip. During the war of th* confederacy he served as a. private in the cavalry service of tin* Fourth Georgia regi ment and saw much a dive service; was elected sheriff of Glynn • oumy to fill an unexpired term in and re-elected to a -mH —tf-rtrr -irr~J.h Oni.* o ’ wn iT credit to himself and the people who placed him there. He was the first collector who ever occupied the office that lias made au> statement showing the receipts and dis bursements of the office, although the law i..quires that this be done. This statement is net made that it may in any way re- flect upon the honesty or integrity of past incumbents, for they undoubtedly knew nothing of this law, but to show with whfll precision and care Mr. Read administers the duties intrusted to him. Mr. Read has ruled the chair as master of finance of the local lodge of Knights ol Pythias for the past eight years, of which order ho is a prominent and active mem ber. J. <’. belinian. Air. J. C. Lehman, deputy clerk of the su perior court, was horn at Outhliert, Ha., April 17, 1859, and reared at Albany. IT> received his early education at piivulc schools and completed his studies at the North Georgia Agricultural college, Dah l.onega, Ga. Early in life Air. Lehman was appren ticed to the printer’s trade and served his time “at the case.” He came to Bruns wick in 1879 to assume a position on The Seaport Appeal, of which Colonel Cary \V. Styles 1 was editor and proprietor. Mr. Leh- ■. - ... • J. W. SAUNDERS, Assistant Foreman. man followed newspaper work until 188:! and then entered mercantile pursuits as clerk, which he followed for several years In ISB7 he received an appointment as dep uty clerk of the superior court, but resign ed about one year later to engage in busi ness and which ho followed until again ap pointed deputy clerk of the court January 1, ISM. To once meet and know Mr. T-ichmxn Is to know him always. His round, sonorous voice can always be heard when its*owner is not at work, either spinning a joke or y:wn upon some fellowman or filling the corridors of tlie city hall with peals of laughter. Indeed, Mr. Lehman is one of those whole-souled, affable men with whom it is a pleasure to come in contact, a man full of Life, energy and vitality, true to his friends and principles and one who is optimistic in every sense. It is needless to say that one bearing these traits of manhood will always find tin* association of innumerable friends, all true and loyal. 4—* E. F. Tji > lor. In writ . * ol the various officials of Glynn county, some space should be allot ted to Mr. E. F. Taylor, the present deputy sheriff. Mr. K. F. Taylor, although but a young man, is far and widely known in this sec tion for Ids excellent citizenship and pleas ant manners. He has made an excellent officer of the law. During his term as deputy he has made over a thousand ar rests, and is yet to use violence in tak ing Ids prisoner into custody. Mr. Taylor is a native ol' Glynn county. He was born upon a farm near this c.ty, November is, 1867; was educated principally at a pri vate school at Marietta, Ga. Mr. Taylor has follow'd! a number of vocations for a livelihood. He was engaged in ra.lroading for sometime and lor lour years was a conductor on tin* old Brunswick and West ern railway. He also served on the poiico force for three years and in 1894 was elected constable, witch position lie held until appointed deputy by Sheriff Fenie in 1895. Jn pol.tics Mr. Taylor is an uncompromis ing democrat, and an earnest woikci ior the pr.niiplcs and success of tbai party, lie is a member of Oglethorpe diw-.ou. Xo. 4, mi form rank Kniglus of Byuu.is, and was an active participant in im ia„e • irni at fcruMiunuh, m whi ch tins Uiv.smu carried everything I* loiv it. In the admin;.**trut on ol the duties of his udKe. Mr. laylor nus gv n perfect satis faction io i 1.0 pubi.c, and in tin* d.s --i-haigc of the * I gu. fit s of Ids position bus unite so wuh iTddt lo the ofliee and tats man who so lnpiii illy placid Unbounded t <mini* nee n? ldm. KG WON norT, The Lending Jeweler mill Optician ;f lli (ily—Newcastle Street. Every person dm-* no* wear a diamond, but every person does carry a watch or wear some kind of jewelry. Asa conse quence jewelers are as necessary in a com munity ns grocers. In this line can he found at 215 New castle street, the up-to-date' store of Mr. KKN> ON MI.TT. .1 -welt r. Kennon Alott, who has successfully con ducted the enterprise fur the past seven years. When it is stated that his store is an up to-date one nothing but the plain, un tarnished truth is given, for this store would merit this appellation even in the largest city in tlie union. The stock is in keeping with the surroundings, beggars de scription and should lie seen to lie appreci ated. It embraces Jewelry and trinkets of ail descriptions, a superior line of watches and clocks, while the stock of solid silver ware is I lie finest seen in Brunswick in years. Novelties, rich and rare, of all de scriptions, porcelain, fine French china, genuine American cut giass, bric-a-brac, gold-headed and other walking mines, geid pens, cutlery and pocket -knives, stationciy. optical goods, etc., adorn the shelves and cases. Optical goods ure made a specialty, like wise the manufacturing of medals and any special kind or piece of jewelry. In the former line Mr. Mott is especially without a rival. Besides a full line of opti cal goods, he has the finest optical trial ease for testing the eyes this side of At lanta, and by its aid and his general ability and experience he is enabled to fit properly any defective eye. The repairing feature of the business is given special attention and all work guar anteed and the* greatest attention giv*n U exeoution. iMr. Molt is himself a practicable work man, having learned the jeweler’s trade over fifteen years ago; is one of tlie best and most skilled men in his line in the south and personally superintends all work. In point of experience he has few equals and no superiors. Asa citizen it has been his constant en deavor to push Rrunswick to thefront and thus build up a city of much commercial importance. The honest, reliable, 18-year-old Ramblers | g. 3t are the best wheels to buy, and you save |Jf , fr:!0. Lap h razed joints, fish-mout h 13 J reinforcements, “dished” sprockets and (I. & J. tiies j nk make this the most /, ■ A desirable wheel j|.  |tt made. Investigate 111 M H its many advantages ,11 iSjnfj 111 and satisfy yourself. /I IhHI MV Catalogue free. M Ilf " ). A. MONTGOMERY. Agent, - A ti ’ " v ;< i <• a.