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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES.
VOLUME 8, NO. 217. Will You Speak to Your Friends in Behalf of the Lyceum? We Will Have It If You Help Us In the Canvass. THE LOCAL STRIKE GAINING STRENGTH. All the Cotton Handlers in the City Now Refuse to Work. STRIKERS HAD ALL DAY MEETING. Sang Hymns and Heard Speeches—Threats of Violenoe—Mallory Line’s Plight. Longshoremen Not In It. Tlu> strike situation was virtually unchanged yesterday. The Mallory line is still struggling along as best it can with a lot of green men. Captain •Churchill’s cotton men ail quit work yesterday morniDg and he put bis phosphate-handlers to moving the bales, they having refused to strike. The .Tohneton line people had no diflf? culty in getting all the men needed to begin the loading of the steamship Albion at the Southern railway wharyes. All the lumber men were at work as usual, as were the employes of the Downing company, and all dis claimed any intention of striking. The lumber stevedores came to the aid of the Mallory people early this morning and loaned some of their gangs to complete the unloading of the Colorado. The green men worked slowly and the unloading of the steamer was not completed until yes terday at noon. In the afternoon the Colorado dropped down to Emanuel’s wharf to load crossties. The lumber men were a little better at this class of work and progressed nicely. It is not probable that the ship will be de layed to any great extent by the strike. The crew of the ship was put to work on the dock for awhile, and Captain Risk himself lent a hand. At Captain Churchill’s ships all the cotton Rang left work and departed sullenly. The rock gang was at once put to work on the cotton. Occasion ally one or two of the “walking dele gates” of the strikers would visit the dock and persuade one or two of the men to quit. It is probable that these meddlers will be kept off the dock in future. Three or four hundred men went to the Southern wharves yesterday morning to get work on the Johnston liner Albion. Some of them were strikers and expected to get higher wages. There was very little freight on hand for the Albion, and not many men were required. The strikers spent the greater part of the day in the hall on the third floor of the colored Odd Fellows’build ing on Gloucester street. They sang hymns, and had speeches from tlieir leaders. There did not appear to be any violent intent on their part. The men loaned to the Mallory line by the lumber stevedores were afraid of violence last night, and one was in formed that the strikers intended to take all of them into the suburbs and punish them if they persisted in work ing. President Shepard Jackson, of the Longshoremen’s union, said yesterday that the union had nothing whatever to do with the strike, but was working its men as usual. He claimed that the only strikers were members of the Knights of Labor. “We are not ready to strike,” said Jackson. “When we are we will let the public know." The longshoremen work exclusively in lumber. There are three organiza tions of the Knights of Labor in the city, and they are all said to be in the strike. HAD A BIG-MEETING. A meeting was held last night at Odd Fellows hall at which over 500 of the laboring people participated. It was addressed by the strike leaders, who advised the strikers to commit no overtact and in no manner interfere with the men who are filling their places. The strikers decided that they would hold out until their demands were complied with. ON GUARD. Six special policemen were sworn in yesterday, and were on duty alongtbe wharves last night, in case there should be an outbreaK of violence. It was reported at 10 o’clock that one of the “green” workmen on the Mallory wharf had been badly beaten by a number of strikers. This proved to bs untrue. No violence had occurred up to mid night. The following statement from the Mallory strikers is explanatory : “Editor Timks : A statement ap peared in a local paper this morning to the effect that the men have been working on the Mallory line ships for' 20 cents ah hour. This is far from being the case. Only seven men were getting that pay—tb6 hatchmen and donkeyman. The fact that we were not getting that pay was the cause of our striking. In addition to 20 cents per hour for day work, we demand 25 cents par hour for night work. We are representatives of the laboring men. Mallory Line Laborers.” Cotton seed meal at Dillon’s. FOR SCHEDULES. Agents Candler, of the Southern, Goes to Look Out for Brunswick, Agent C. L. Candler, of the South ern railway, left last night for Ashe ville, N. C,, where he will meet with the other passenger men of the South ern, to arrange schedules for the winter season. Mr. Candler will, of course, see to it that Brunswick gets a good seryice. The Southern, with its extensive lines, can do much toward inducing winter visitors to Brunswick, by running quick and convenient schedules, and it is hoped the Asheville conference will treat this city fairly. Shorts at Dillon’s. THE MARKETS. Quotations By Telegraph for The Times’ Commercial Readers. I’aine, Murphy X Co.’s Stock Letter. Savannah, Sept. 15. —The controlling influence of stock speculation contin ued bullish. The London quotations came higher, although later arbitrage houses took prod’s on the local raise. Rock Island statements were encour aging particularly, that of New York also. Paine, Murphy & Co.’s Grain Letter. ■ Savannah,Sept. 15. —The wheat trade today has been characterized by a se ries of fluctuations which have been interesting both to the bulls and bears and made what is termed a “good scalping market.” Initial trades were at an advance over yesterday’s closing due to the fact that Liverpool did not fully respond to our decline, the prioe then declined sharply \ cents which was recovered but later lost on heavy selling by local bears and some hold ers, Faille, Murphy & Co.’s Cotton Letter. Savannah, Sept. 15. —Sales of spot cotton in Liverpool this morning amounted to 10,000 at advance to Thig improvement abroad was not en tirely expected by the trade here, but despite this fact, the opening of the market in New York was not as buoy ant as conditions would seem to have warranted. The near positions were from 3 to 4 point* below last night’s and from unchanged to 3 points up on the distant positions. Chicago Quotations. Paine Murphy & Co.’s Quotations. Wheat-- Open. High. Close. December 94 7-8 95 94 1-2 May 95 1-2 94 1-2 94 Corn— December. 51 7-8 82 1-8 31 3-4 May 35 85 3-8 35 1-8 Oats— December. 21 21 1-8 21 1-8 May ~ .. 24 21 1-8 21 Pork— December 8 22 8 25 8 15 October 8.10 8.12 8 07 Lard— December 4.52 4 52 4 50 October 4 42 4 42 4 40 Sides— December..... 4 80 4 82 4 80 October 5.17 5.17 5.12 BRUNSWICK, GA.. THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 16, 18J7. WYMAN WILL DRAW IMPASSABLE LIRE, Government Will Institute a Cor don From the Gulf to Tennessee. FEVER SPREADS AT EDWARDS. Five New Suspioious Cases at New Orleans- Taking Off Through Trains—Jack son Demoralized. New Orleans, Sept. 15.—There is no change in the fever situation since the official bulletin of the board of health last night declared five new cases of yellow fever. Numerous suspected cases are being reported to the board, bnc many of them are found to show no trace of yellow fever. On the streets today there is no semblanoe of excitement and business transactions generally are going on as usual. It is only at steamer landings and railroad depots that evidence of the fever scare is found. At the depots very little freight is being handled and pssen ger business has dwindled to nothing. The Louisville and Nashville took off today the through train leaving in the morning and the through train arriving in the evening. The Missis sippi Valley has withdrawn its regu lar day train to and from Memphis. Dr. Frederick Lober, eminent physi cian and head of the Touro infirmary, this afternoon reports one case of yel low fever in that institution. THEY ARE ALARMED. Jackson, Miss., Sept. 15.—The city is completely demoralized and busi ness is at a standstill. People contin ued to pour out of the city all last night and today and by midnight fully two-thirds of the population will be gone. Fears as to tbe suspicious cases of Edwards, 25 miles distant, are in no way allayed. Dr. Guiteras, the government expert, arrived at Ed wards today at 4 a. m. from Mobile on a special train. He would make no statement for publication . It is un derstood, however, Guiteras has al ready reported to Surgeon General Wyman and that he confirms several genuine cases of yellow fever. At 12 :30 p. m. Mayor Wharton posted no tice that he is advised by the state board of health that it would be well to get all people out of town provided they desired to leave at all. WYMAN’S CORDON, Atlanta, Sept. 15.—Surgeon General Walter Wyman has taken steps to es tablish a strict yellow fever quaran tine all along tbe western boundary of Georgia and Florida to Tennessee. As Florida has already quarantined, this erects a barrier to travel from the in fected districts all the way from tbe gulf to the Tennessee line. Dr. C. M. Drake, former chief surgeon of the Southern railway, received a telegram from Dr. Wyman asking him to wire a list of the railroad crossings on the Georgia and Alabama line and the name of a reliable physician at each to act as inspector. IS THIS A DEAL? Reported That Lyon* Is Out and Stallings Appointed. Augusta. Sept. 15.—A rumor has been in circulation here today that President McKinley had appointed Mr. W. H. Stallings postmaster of Au gusta. lc is understood that Lyons has con sented to drop out of the race for postmaster and will be given the posi tion of register of the treasusy. Handy on Hand. Paris, Sept. 15.— Moses I*. Handy, special commissioner of the I’mted States to the Paris exposition, and has had a long interview with M. Louche, minister of commerce and industry. FLANAGAN HAD HIS LITTLE JOKE, Hid in 'An Unused Cell and Left the Sheriff a Note. POSSES WERE QUICKLY ORGANIZED, Then a Lawyer Found the Missing Mur derer and a Fres Fight Resulted. Atlanta, Sept. 15.—Information reached here this morning from De catur that Edward Flanagan, the al leged paranoiac, recently convicted of murder after a sensational trial and now under sentence of death, escaped from jail at that place last night. The announcement created a tre mendous sensation, both in Decatur and Atlanta. Posses were organized to search for the murderer and the sheriff offered a reward for his cap ture. Wild rumors spread abroad that Flanagan bad reailv been lynched. In the midst of the excitement the supposed missing prisoner was dis covered secreted in an unused apart ment of the jail. Charley Smith, a lawyer, who was searching the jail, chanced to enter this room, when he was attacked with a stick in tbe bands of the murderer and severely beaten When Sheriff Austin went to Flan agan’s cell at 7 o’clock this morning it was deserted. On the table was a note to the sheriff saying : “I will be gone all night. You will not come in till late to bring my breakfast. My friends are all good friends. I thank you for taking off the inside lock. My friends got a key that happened to tit the outside lock. I am going to tbe country where I will be free. * E. C. Flanagan.” Tbe sheriff jumped at the conclu sion that his famous prisoner bad es caped and spread the alarm. Flanagan himself was badly beaten by tbe crowd which rushed upon him when his whereabouts was revealed by bis attack on Smith. He_ fought like a demon until the sheriff arrived, when he trembled and whined and olaimed he had hidden himself to es cape the mob which was after him. INSPECTORS SHUT OUT. Savannah Will Ktep the Guards Out of the City. Savannah, Sept. 15.—The sanitary board was in session an hour and a half today. Mayor Meldrim stated at tbe close of the meeting that nothing had been done of importance. W. B. Stillwell, who bas been out of the city, sat with the board today for the first time in several days, General Passen ger Agent Pope and Local Agent Mar tin of the Georgia and Alabama rail way appeared before the board and discussed quarantine matters tor a few moments. Two of the inspectors have been in the city today. One of them was be fore tbe board. An order was passed preventing visits to the city by in spectors. They must remain out of town. Wilson in Charge. Lexington, Va., Sept 15.—William L. WilsoD, ex-postmaster general, and formerly a distinguished member of the house of representatives, was in stalled in office as president of Wash ington and Lee university today. A Fine Turnout. At the prize drill of tbe Riflemen on Tuesday night there were 35 men in line—every enlisted man in the city except one, who had to do night work. The Rillemen were congratu lating themselves yesterday on this record. BRUNSWICK’S QUARANTINE. How the Visitors to the City Have to Run the Gauntlet. Brunswick’s quarantine against the world is now on and in full force. Yesterday the three special guards appointed by Mayor Johnson went to their posts of duty. They are: W. S. Pittman at the six-mile crossing, Charles F. Way at Waycross and Nathan Nussbaum at Everett City. Two forms of permit are necessary to every person who expects to get into Brunswick now. When the in spectors board the trains at Waycross or Everett City all passengers for Brunswick are obliged to show certif icates statiDg that they have not been in any of the infected localities or have not come into contact with any yellow fever patient or suspect. When this certificate is shown and proves satisfactory the inspector furnishes the passenger with a pass. This pass must be shown Inspector Pittman at the six-mile crossing or he will debar further progress toward Brunswick. Those who fail to produce certificates at Waycross or Everett City are not allowed to proceed to Brunswick. The inspectors turned back numbers of Brunswick-bound people yesterday. Inspector Nuasbaum reported that he had stopped several parties who were without passports. The railroads have furnished the inspectors with free passes between Brunswick and their posts. All persons who left Brunswick yes terday secured oertitioates from Clerk Bodet at the city hall. No charge is made for these certificates and Clerk Bodet issued twenty-five of them dur ing the day. The certificates read as follows : City of Brunswick, Ga. Mayor’s Office. To whom it may concern : This is to certify that has been a resident of the city of Bruns wick for the past ten days. In wit ness whereof 1 have this ~.. day of the official seal of the city to be hereto attached. The form of the pass which is re quired to get by tbe inspector at the six mile crossing is as follows : This is to certify that go ing from to , has upon a full and careful examination fully complied with the health regulations and requirements as set forth in ordi nance No. 54, section No. 1, passed and adopted by tbe mayor and council of tbe city of Brunswick on the 14th day of September, A. D. 1597. Inspector Nussbaum reports that the Savannah guards are very strict and require a special sort of permit before they will allow anyone to pass their lines. The following notice from Clerk Bodet will be of interest to all those who contemplate leaving the oity in the next few days : NOTICE. Brunswick, Ga., Sept. 15, 1897. To whom it may concern : Health certificates can be secured by persons leaving the city at my oiiioe, between the hours of 9 a. no. and 1 p. m., and between 2 :30 and sp. m. daily, Sundays excepted. Laurence C. Bodkt, City Clerk. GOOD RESULTS. The Bar Surveyors Report Excellent Progress in the Work. The party which left at 5 o’clock yesterday morning for the bar to hold a survey of Colonel Goodyear’s recent work in deepening the channel with a pocket dredge, returned at 4 p. m. on the tug Alexander Jones. The survey disclosed that good re sults had been obtained by the new 'process of deepening, and that, with the exception of a few knolls, the work was ready for another government survey. As soon as the knolls are removed Col. Goodyear will call for a survey which, it is confidently expected, will show a dppth of 25 feet. Cheap Trips. The Southern railway will on Sep tember 26 run an excursion from Brunswick to Macon at the exception ally low rate of $2.60 for the round trip. On September 19 the Southern will run a similar cheap excursion to Jacksonville, with tickets at $1.50 for the round trip. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. FIFE BURGLARS SHOT AND LINGHED. The Men Dragged From an Indiana Jail and Hung to a Tree, TWO WERE ALREADY WOUNDED. Governor Orders the Sheriff to Capture the Lynohers at Any Cost—Lynohers Are Unknown. Versailles, lud., Sept. 15.-A mob of infuriated men last night lynched Lyle ..Levi, Bert Andrews, Clifford Gordon, William Jenkins and Hiney Schuler. They were taken from the authorities. They had been arrested for burglary. The mob, on horseback, entered the town an hour after midnight and called out Jailer Kenan, who, upon re fusing to give up the keys, was over powered. The mob then pushed its way into the cellrooms and in their patience fired oo the five prisoners and then dragged them to a tree a square from the jail door and hung them. Andrews and Gordon had already been wounded, having been shot sev eral times while attempting to rob a store at Correct last Saturday night. Schuyler was in jail for attempting buaglary and Levi and Jenkins had been indicted for robbery. governor after them. Indianapolis, Sept. 15 —Governor Mount has sent the following to the sheriff of Ripley county : “Wire me particulars of the lynch ing that has occurred in your county. I further direct that you proceed im mediately with all the power you can command to bring to justice all the parties guilt; of participation in the murder of the live men alleged to have been lynched. Such lawlessness is in tolerable and all the power of the state, if neoessary, will be vigorously em ployed for the arrest and punishment of all parties implicated. “Jamk& A. Mount, Governor.” For No. 1 hay ga to Dillon’s. EXECUTIONS TO BE ISSUED. County Commissioners to Proceed Against the Bondsmen of the Late Treasurer. At yesterday’s meeting the county commissioners decided to issue execu tions against tbe administrator of the estate of tbe late county treasurer, Hon. John P. Lamb, and also against the bondsnen of ths dead official, to recover the amount deposited by Mr. Lamb in the Oglethorpe and States banks, by the failure ot which bank the county lost about $7,000. Collector Thomas W. Lamb is the administrator of the estate, and Messrs. J. M. Madden, A. T. Putnam, W. A. O. Anderson and D. J, Dillon are the bondsmen. The administrator and the bonds men will, it is said, fight the execu tions in the courts, claiming that Mr, Lamb was authorized to deposit the oounty monies in the banks. The case will probably be a hard fought one, and will involve a. great deal of testimony. The parties interested were before the commissioners yesterday, but de clined to make payment of the amount. The action of the commissioners was the result. For cheap bay go to Dillon’s. An Infant Dead. The infant daughter of Rev. and Mrs. H. Iverson, of Savannah, died yesterday at the home of its parents. The remains will be brought to this city for interment. The many friends of the parents in this city will sympa thise with them in their sad bereave ment. Pure wheat bran at Dilion’s.