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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES.
VOLUME 8, NO. 212. The Lyceum is the Only Chance for Good Entertainments in Brunswick This Season. Will You Join ? DOCTORS DECLARE IT IS YELLOW JACK' Surgeon Murray Announces the Result of an Au topsy. ONE DEATH AT OCEAN SPRINGS. Guiteras Found Twenty-five Dengue Cases The Surgeon General Hard at Work. New Orleans, Sept. 9.—Sherry Zy niour died at 1 o’clock this morning at Ocean Springe of the prevailing fever. As soon as his death was reported ar rangements were made to hold an au topsy. Drs. Murray, Carter and West ern, of the marine hospital service, and Drs. Lehman, DunD, Gant and Bailey were present. It is confidently expected that this autopsy will com pletely determine the character of the disease prevailing at the springs, as the case of Zymour is a fair type of the worst cases there. The excitement, in New Orleans is rapidly dying out. Dr. Salomon’s report of the exist ence of two cases of yellow fever at Scranton is considered reliable, and Dr. Salomon has been ordered to co operate with the local physicians there in their efforts to isolate and stamp out the fever. The symptoms are those of yellow jack, but the type is mild. No new cases are reported at Biloxi this morning. The people are anxiously awaiting the arrival of Drs. Guiteras, Murray and Carter. Dr. Tackett,who went with Dr. Perkinston to visit Dr. Sheedy, who had been in attendance on patients at Ocean Springs, has returned and reports that Dr. Sheedy has yellow fever. At 1:30 o’clock Surgeon K l). Mur ray wired the following to Surgeon General Wyman at Washington : “The third autopsy held by Wasdin gives the diagnosis of yellow fever. Consented to by Guiteras, Carter and Gant.” It is now clearly established that a majority of the 600 people in Ocean Springs who are or have been sick there suffered from the dengue and yellow fever. The preliminary symp toms of the two diseases—chill, fever, headache and weakness—are the same, although one disease is very mild and the other very malignant. There were not over 60 cases of genuine yel low fever in the 600 cases, it is thought, and all of the 12 deaths are attributable to that disease. When the yellow fever slipped in the doctors did not distinguish between the two fevers, and when the first New Orleans experts examined the malady and pronounced it dengue they prob ably saw and examined only cases of ' dengue. The Ocean Springs people still deny the existence of yellow fe ver there and held a violent indigna tion meeting today at w hich all the local officials were present. General Wyman could form no idea as to how the fever originated. He had heard that the drainage was bad at Ocean Springs, and that a bed of oysters had been planted at a point where they would bs reached by that drainage. He was certain that it did not come through Ship island, the quarantine station some ten miles off Biloxi. Washington, Sept. 9.—The yellow fever situation continues hopeful and encouraging so far as the information received at the marine hospital is con cerned. Dr. Guiteras, yellow fever expert, telegraphed late last night from Ocean Springs to Surgeon Get - eral Wyman as follows : “Have seen today 25 cases of den gue; will wire you our opinion about the other three cases.” Notwsthstanding the fact that Dr. Guiteras is convinced that there is not a genuine case of yellow fever at Ocean Springs, Surgeon General Wyman is pushing measures to confine and stamp out the disease should it prove yellow jack. HUMAN OR ANIMAL? The Question About the Flesh Found in Luet gert’s Vat. Chicago, Sept. 9—ln the Luetgert trial this morning the first witness called was 11. F. Kruger, the druggist who sold Watchman Frank Bialk the medicine which Luetgert ordered his employe to purchase. The testimony corroborated the statement which was for the purpose of showing the hour the alleged murder is supposed to have been committed. The second witness was Dr. Charles Gibson, chemical ex pert, who was placed on the stand for redirect examination in regard to his analysis of the fieshly substance and slime removed from the vat where the state is attempting to prove that the wife murder was committed. Professor Gibson testified that the llesh was as similar to that of an ani mal as it was to that of a human. Pro fessor Mark Delfontaine, a Swiss chemist, testified that the bones gath ered from the refuse pile where the ashes of the furnaces were said to have been dumped resembled human bones • FAILED FOR A MILLION. Willard & Cos., Bankers, Assign to James Starbuok. New York, Sept. 9.- James R. Wil lard, Elmer D wiggings and Jay Dwig gings, who compose the firm of J. R. Willard & Cos., bankers and brokers, with offices in this city, Buffalo, Washington, Philadelphia aud Mon treal, today assigned to James Star buck, with preferences for $20,000 to William 11. Osterhout. No statement of the condition of the firm is obtainable, but it is estimated that the liabilities will reach $1,000,- 000. Jay Dwiggings is at present traveling in Europe. Commissioner Resigns. Boston, Sept. 9. —The resignation of Georges. Morrell, insurance conim’s sioner of Massachusetts, has been placed in the hands of the governor. THE MARKETS. Quotations By Telegraph for The Times’ Commercial Readers. Paine, M urphy Sc Co.’s Stock Letter. Savannah, Sept. 9. —The stook mar ket reacted on the early dealings to day under a heavy pressure of real izing sales. In some instances the recessions extended tol per cent, and over. The stock was well absorbed, at the afternoon the only effect was shaken, when the extra dividend of 1 percent, was declared, and it sold at 101. Faine, Murphy & Co.’s Cotton Letter. Savannah, Sept. 9.—While the spec ulative demand for cotton continues small, the market this morning has shown a distinctively better under tone than for some days past. Senti ment is undoubtedly undergoing a gradual change from day to day as a result of the numerousofferings of un favorable cotton crop advices beiDg receiyed especially from the central and eastern portions of the cotton belt and there is a growing impression that an active speculation may de velop in cotton at almost any time. Paine, Murphy & Co.’s Grain Letter. Savannah, Sept. 9. —Wheat—Not- withstanding a slight decline in Liv erpool and Paris ranging from % to 1 cent per bushel, advices from abroad were rather strong. Liverpool reports buying in that market for French ac count while O’Dessa claims the sale of Russian wiiekt for Australia. The home news was also favorable to high er prices in the American market. Chicago Quotations. Paine Murphy & Co.’s Quotations. Wheat-- Open. High. Close. December 95 3-4 98 97 3-4 May 90 1-8 97 5-8 97 5-8 Corn-- Pecember 33 1-8 33 1-2 33 3-8 May 35 3-4 20 1-2 30 1-2 Oats-- December. . 20 3-1 21 1-8 21 1-8 May , ... 13 7-8 24 24 Pork— December 8.70 8 75 8 70 October 8.65 8 05 8 02 Lard— December ... 1 87 4 87 4 *5 October 4.77 4.8 J 472 Sides-- September 5 00 5 00 4 95 October 5.47 5.55 5.47 BRUNSWICK, GA.. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1807. THAT TERRIBLE RAILROAD WRECK. Later Particulars of the Cannon Ball Collision in Kansas. MR. BRYAN WAS THE HERO. The Wreoked Trains Were the Fastest in the Service—Fifteen Injured Ones May Die. v Emporia, Kan,,Sept. 9.—Last night’s head-end collision on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe was the worst disaster that has occurred on that sys tem in many years. Ten people were killed outright or soon died of inju ries and fifteen others were more or less seriously injured. One or two of the injured may succcmb. That the wreck did not result more seriously seems miraculous. A miscarriage of orders caused the wreck. William J. Bryan, who was a passenger on one of the trains, escaped uninjured and aided materially in rescuing the un fortunates and alleviating their suf ferings. The wrecked trains wers the fastest in the service—the fast mail, east bound, and the Caiitornia and Mexico express, west bound. Each was run ning at the rate of 40 miles an hour or more. The wreck occurred at 7:30 o’olock last evening, three miles east of Emporia, on a small culvert that crossed a dry stream. From the passengers it was learned that Mr. Bryan was the first person to rush to the assistance of the viotims and he assisted to carry the first body recovered, and that so long as there was any necessity he was foremost in the wreck. Mr. Bryan, accompanied by a Topeka newspaper man, was in the smoking coach of the westbound train discussing the day’s events at Burlingame when they heard the crash and the explosion. Before they could make a move the car was pushed forward with tremendous force and it seemed to toss in the debris like a crippled ship at sea. The car finally stopped, and as it did so they began to see fire from below. The two men jumped out the same window without hats or baggage and escaped with out a scratch. LOST AND FOUND. The Strange Case of a Valise That Con' tained a Fortune- Laredo, Tex., Sept. 9. —The strange ioss by Senor Pedric Trueba of his valise, containing $250,000 worth of stocks and bonds and jewelry, is ex citing great interest here and in Mexico. Trueba arrived here today from Venegas and claimed the property, after describing the contents to the collector of customs. Trueba states that he lost the valise on August 9th while returning to his hacienda from a journey. He handed his valise to a man he mistook for one of his ser vants and the man and grip disap peared. Several men are now in jail sup posed to be connected with the rob bery. Big Firm Collapses. Washington, Sept. 9. —George W. Silsby & Cos., stock and grain brokers, with branches at Baltimore, Philadel phia and New York, this morning posted a notice that they would have to close on account of temporary em barrassment. They expect a settle ment in a few days. The Three Fastest. Boston, Sept. 9.—Jimmie Michael, Eddie McDuffie and Lucien Leena, the three fastest wheelmen in the world, all holders of world’s records, have been matched to ride a three-cornered race of twenty-five miles, on Septem ber 18 for a purse of $5,000. PRINTER REID GETS THREE YEARS' TIME For Shooting and Killing the Man Who Insulted His Wife. WAS VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER. Prisoner Appeared Greatly Relieved—Sen tence Was Passed at Onoe. His Crime. Macon, Sept. 9—Charles R. Reid’s fate was determined this morning, when the jury filed into the court room and, in an almost breathless hush, rendered its verdict. The jury found Reid guilty of vol untary manslaughter. The prisoner gave a great sigh of re lief when the verdict that saved him from the gallows was read. The trial has been a severe ordeal to both him self and his counsel. The judge sentenced Reid to three years in the state penitentiary. Reid’s crime is familiar to most newspaper readers. He shot and killed L. \V. Halstead, a circus em ploye, at the entrance to the tent. Mrs. Reid had informed her husband that Halstead had insulted her the same afternoon at the circus. The trial was begun Monday morning and the testimony was exhaustive. Reid was a compositor on the Macon Telegraph. STRUCK A SNAG. The United Mine Workers Can't See Their Way Clear. Columbus, 0., Sept. 9.—The national convention of United Mine Workers has struck a snag. Among the dele gates has grown the feeling that even were the strike settled, Ohio and Pennsylvania would be the benefi ciaries. There are men of this belief in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia, the two first states being practically unanimous. District Pres ident Knight and Secretary Kennedy of Illinois believe a settlement on the basis proposed would adjust matters in Pennsylvania, Ohio and eastern Illinois, but would have little or no ef feot in northern Illinois. These men are in favor of a continuance of the strike. The delegates from Illinois and In diana, so far as oan be learned, as the session is being held with closed doors, are acting in harmony. ONE LEG ON HIM. Dootor Pulled Miller’s Leg, Now Miller Wants to Pull the Doctor’s. Asheville. N. C„ Sept. 9.—G. R. Mil ler of this city has begun suit for the posession of his right leg. He alleges that it was afficted with bane scrofula and was cut off five years ago by Dr. J. A. Burroughs. Permission was given by the plaintiff to the physician to retain the leg for a time for profes sional study, the case being a novel and interesting one, but it was, so the plaintiff alleges, to be returned after a reasonable time so that as a faithful and important member of his body up to the time of amputation it might be given honorable burial. The plaintiff further alleges that the demand for his leg has been re fused and that he has been denied the comfort of having it decently interred. He therefore wants the leg or SSOO. ATKINSON’S IDEA. He Want3 to Use Railroad Commission Asa Pardon Board. Atlanta, Sept. 9.—Governor Atkin son will recommend to the legislature that the railroad commissioners, whose present dutiee require only a portion of their time, be required to consider petitions, for pardons. This would give him more time for other duties and also divide the responsibility. KILLED HIS BROTHER. A Quarrel Between Two Florida Farmers Re sults Fatally. Thomasville, Ga., Sept. 9.—R. L. Futch, a young white farmer, living in the Glasgow neighborhood, in this county, killed his young brotberTues day, by shooting him in the side with a shotgun loaded with buckshot. The crime was committed on the farm of Nathaniel Futob, the father of the boys, and just across the state line, in Jefferson county, Florida. Bloxham Futch, the boy who was killed, was about 18 years old . R. L. Futch is 28 years old and has a wife and three children. The young men quarreled over a few pecks of corn. So far the fraticide has not been arrested, having eluded the officers. GLOVER ACQUITTED. The Young Man Charged with Killing His Grandmother. Atlanta, Sept. 9.—St. Claire Glover, a white youth 18 years of age, on trial at Clarksville for the murder of his grandmother, was acquitted this morn ing. This was Glover’s second trial, he having 1 , due to a confession wrought from him under threats of lynching, been convicted at the first. Burglars Foiled. Binghampton, N. Y., Sept. 9.—Bur glars attempted to rob the postoflic at Harpersville this morning. They blew the door off the safe, but the noise of the explosion aroused several people in the neighborhood and the burglars were frightened away. They left their kit of tools and some dyna mite wrapped in an Oklahoma paper. One of the burglars was dressed in woman’s clothes. Keep Out Anarchists. London, Sept. 9. —In response to a request of the government of the United States, the authorities of Scot land yard have been directed by the British government to furnish infor mation to the United States authori ties when any of the Anarchists em bark for the United States. Ruggles to Retire. Washington, Sept. 9. Brigadier- General George D. Ruggles, having reached tlis age limit, will be placed on the retired list tomorrow. He has had twenty-three years’ servioe west of the Mississippi river and during the war participated in thirteen engage ments. Another Death. Cygnet, 0., Sept. 9.—Fred Snyder, justice of the peace, died from injuries received at the exposition Tuesday night. This makes six deaths, and three others, Carl Gibbons, Lafayette Sutton and Herbert Stevens, are dying. Two Become One. Jacksonville, Sept. 9.—The first issue of the consolidated Times-Union and Citizen appeared this morning. The Citizen management is in control of the new paper, with George W. Wilson as editer-in-obief. Send Congratulations. Berlin, Sept. 9.—The emperor and empress of Germany today sent their congratulations to the Grand Duke of Baden upon his seventy-first birthday. The duke’s wife is the daughter of William I. Cuba’s Tariff. Madrid, Sept. 9.—The ofiioial Ga zette today publishes the new customs tariff of Cuba, Nearly all American goods are subject to a lower duty. Factory Burned- Parkside, N. J., Sept. 9.—The large carbon paper factory of Mittger & Volger was totally destroyed by fire today. Loss, $50,000. Francis Pulszky. Budapest, Sept. 9. —Francis Aurelis Pulszky, the celebrated literaturer and philosopher, died last night, aged 83 years. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. PRESIDENT ISAAC RESIGNS HIS POST. The Head of the Board of Educa cation Will Step Out. DOES NOT GIVE HIS REASONS. “I Would Rathar Not Express Myself," he Says—A Valuable Man—Coun cil's Meeting. The city council held a regular meet ing yesterday. The previous session of the council had about exhausted all the business which Clerk Bodet had to offer for the consideration of the oity fathers, and yesterday’s session was a very short one. The only matter of interest which oame before the body was the resigna tion of Mr. M. Isaac as president of the Board of Education. Mr. Isaac’s resignation was unexpected, and oaused some surprise. He has served in the capacity of pres ident of the board since the death of Mr. D. Glauber, and has been a tire less worker in the interest of the schools. He has given personal atten tion to the various details of the school work, and his withdrawal will leave a place hard to fill. The council received the resigna tion, and referred to the city clerk, who was instructed to communicate to Mr, Isaac the regret* of the body, and to ask him to reconsider bis de termination. Mr. Isaac was seen by a Times man yesterday afternoon, and asked to ex press his reasons for resigning. Mr. Isaac said that he would rather not be quoted on the subject. He denied that it was a pressure of business du ties that impelled him to retire. “I would rather not be quoted,” he said. It is not known whether or not the president can be induced to recon sider. Ilis work has been very valu able to the cause of education in the county, and his retirement is consid ered a misfortune. There were no other matters before the council of any consequence, and adjournment came in short order. The following are the oifioial pro ceedings, which, it is unnecessary to say, did not, in their preparation, keep Clerk Bodet away from his dinner. Regular Meeting, / Brunswick, Sept, 9,1897. j' Present—-Hon. Albert Fendig, chair man of council, and Aldermen Krauss, Atkinson, Butts and Downing, Absent Hon. Owens Johnson, mayor, and Aldermen Abrams, Morris and Bloodworth. The minutes of the previous regular meeting were read and confirmed. COMMUNICATION, From M. Isaac, resigning as member of the board of education. To clerk of council, with instructions that ha ex press appreciation and aek reconsid eration. ORDINANCE. On second reading; an ordinance regulating use of Hanover park, etc. ACCOUNTS. All accounts properly approved and audited were read and placed in course of settlement. On motion C. G. Moore’s bill for sllO was withdrawn from committee on public buildings and ordered paid. Adjourned. Laurence u. Bodkt, Clerk. Probably the last excursion of the season will he the moonlight excur sion tomorrow evening. The Governor Safford, Marine band, fine singing and a 25 cent fare are all important factors, A Note of Growth. The reoeipts at the Brunswick cus tom house for the first nine days of September exceed the ayerage receipts for any entire month on the records. This is the excellent statement which was made yesterday by an ofiioial.