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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES.
VOLUME 8, NO. 22). The Delay in Covering the Water Reservoirs Should Not Be Tolerated. Reasonable Excuses Have Been Exhaused SOCIETIES ARE IN A BITTER WAR. Greek Letter Circles at State Uni versity Involved in a Conflict. ABE COMBINATIONS AND CLIQUES. * The Selection of a Cotillion Club Executive Committee Causes the Trouble. How the Fight Stands- Athens, Ga., Sept. 29.—There is a decided split among several of the fraternities ot the university of Geor gia. It started with the selection of a captain of the university baseball team, and has now reached into the affairs of the Cotillon club, a leading social organization of the university boys. A few daysßinoe the race for base ball captain was on in earnest and one of the leading candidates was Reynolds Tichenor, a member of the Kappa Alpna fraternity. When the election came on Tichenor was de feated and his defeat was charged up to a combination between the Chi Phi and Phi Delta Theta fraternities. Now the Cotillon club, organized in 1891, is a social organization of prom inence. I'p to last year its executive committee consisted of three mem bers—a Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a Chi Phi and a Kappa Alpha. Last year Mr. 11. C. Moreno, Phi Delta Theta, was added to the committee. This year the Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Kappa Alpha representatives are unwilling to allow the representative of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity a place on the executive committee, and claim that last year’s addition to the committee was temporary, as the con stitution of the club calls for only three members. The Phi Delta Thetas say this is a step toward paying them back for their part in the defeat of Tichenor for baseball captain. The Chi Phis and Phi Delta Thetas declare that they will pull out and or ganize anew cotillon olub, and the probability is that two social clubs will exist at the university. The Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Kap pa Alpha division will give a german Thursday night. The Chi Phis and Phi Delta Thetas will plan for a ger man a few days later. THEY MUST PAY. The Corporations Doing Business in Atlanta Can be Taxed. Atlanta, Sept.29—The Atlanta Home Insurance company,the Western Union Telegraph company, the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph company,the Southern Express company and all lo cal insurance and building and loan as sociations must pay the corporation tax which the board of county com missioners has long claimed to be due uoder the constitution, is tbe an nouncement that is made by the county commissioners. An opinion handed down by County Attorney Luther Z. Rosser, who has had the question under consideration for a number of weeks, has caused this move to be decided on. The question was referred to him by the board of commissioners early in the summer, and he has made an extended and thorough research of the law regulat ing the levying and collection of tax. Beginning of tbe End. Des Moines, la., Sept. 29.—One hun dred miners went to work in the Des Moines district yesterday, practically beginning the end of the local strike. September 1 nine hundred men struck for a dollar scale, and a few days later agreed on 85 cents. The men who re turned to work will be paid the usual fall advance of ten cents on seventy cents October 1. ARBITRATOR HARRISON. He Promises to Help Settle the Street Car Troubles. Chicago, Sept. 29.—Mayor Harrison has agreed to use his influence in set tling the difference between the Chi cago city railway company and its employes in the hope that the threat ened strike may be averted. A com mittee of street car employes called on the mayor yesterday and urged him to assist them in bringing about an ami cable adjustment of the differences be tween the men and the street railway company officials. The committee told the mayor they wished to avoid a strike if possible. The mayor promised to use his influ ence, and later in the day invited President Wheeler, Supenntendent Bowen and Attorney Grinnell, of the city railway and representatives of the employes’ union to confer with him Thursday. SHE IS BETTER. But Atlanta’s Yellow Fever Patient is Still Very 111. Atlanta, Sept. 29.—The condition of little Carrie Fleming, who is sick with yellow fever at 119 Auburn avenue, is an improvement on what it was yes terday. The child is still very sick, however, and nothing definite •can be given in regard to her case. Dr. Obnstead paid her his regular visit today and found her to be im proving. She is receiving every pos sible attention and is able to take a little nourishment. Those who are nursing her are doing all in their power to improve her condition. TO RAISE SEEDS. Tennessee’s Commissioner Against Patroniz ing the Seed Growers. Nashville, Sept. 29.—John T. Essary, state commissioner of agriculture, has oalled a meeting of farmers here to day to form a state organization, the object of which shall be to devise some plan by which the people of the south will grow their own field and garden seed, and thus avoid the expenditure of several millions of dollars annually by the southern states in the purchase of seeds from northern seedsmen. Delegates from other southern states will attend. THE PENAL PLAN The Special Committee Meets in Atlanta This Morning. Atlanta, Sept. 29. —Those parties who are interested in the penal island plan are gathering here, incident to the meeting of the special committee, which occurs tomorrow. Various measures will be brought before the committee. It is believed that the committee will simply present to the general committee a schedule of the various islands offered, with the prices asked for each. Get your school books at Dunn’s. For Irrigation. Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 29.—The sixth annual session of the national irriga tion congress will be held here. Of it -the government gays: “The discus sions in the national irrigation con gress are of vital interest, not only to the people of arid and semi-arid re gions, but to every section of the com mon country.” Problems of both na tional and stat legislation are to be considered. Shellroad tobacco at Dillon’s. Trying to Make Terms. Jacksonville, Sept. 29.—The dis mantled schooner John Paul, Captain Anderson, which was towed into port last Saturday moining by the tug Three Friends, is still lying at May port, though it is likely that the vessel will be taken to New York for repairs. Captain Anderson and the owner of the tug Three Friends are now trying to make terms whereby the vessel can be towed north. Clipped mixed oats at Dillon’s. ■ BRUNSWICK, GA„ THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30, 189/. FIVE NEW CASES IN NEW ORLEANS. And Two Deaths, Make up the Record of Yes terday. THE NUMBER OF FLAGS INCREASING The Board Changes the Hour of Reports. The Report From the Unfor tunate City. New Orleans, Sept. 29.—The number of red and yellow flags indicating yel low fever about the city is increasing, but the disease is not growing any more malignant than it was ten days ago. Anew case was reported this morning on Jackson avenue, the fourth od that thoroughfare. Reports were also received at the board of health of two deaths this morning, but the names and location are not given out. The board of health has decided to make its day’s record end at 9 o’clock instead of 6 hereafter, in order to avoid as much as possible the conflicts between offi cial and non-official reports. The new law requires the people liv ing in the Tenderloin district to move to new limits. The law was to have been put into effect on Sept. 1, but the city officials were enjoined from inforcing the law. To make a possi ble dissolution of the injunction the city has given notice of the order to be inforced until the fever is wiped out. Five cases and two deaths are re ported. JILTED LOVER SHOOTS. Tries to Kill His Sweetheart. Succeede With Himself. Baltimore, Sept. 29.—Michael Sim monds, a railroad brakeman, aged 25, shot and tried to kill his sweetheart, Miss Jennie Long, aged 19, and com mitted suicide when he heard the po lice tryiDg to effect an entrance to his biding place. The girl, who was wounded four times, has a chance for recovery. Simmonds had been attentive to the girl for several months, but she would not listen to his suit, and he went to her home in Canton, a suburb of this city, and after a few words with her fired four shots from a revolver at her. He then fled and the police located him at the house of a friend, where he had spent the night. When the police entered they found the fugitive lyiDg on a sofa with a bullet through his heart. First class white oats at Dillon’s. Against Peddlers. Topeka, Kan., Sept. 29.—The State Medical society of this state is meet ing here today. The presidents of all the allopathic, homeopathic and eclectic medical organizations and schools in Kansas have been invited to participate for the purpose ot join ing hands in an effort to driye travel ing pill peddlers and Indian medicine showmen out of the state. No Three-Cent Fares. Macon, Sept. 29. —Three-cent street oar fares may go in some places, but they don’t go in Macon. City council sat down on the proposed reduction last evening by a vote of 8 to 2. Those voting in favor of the cheap fares were Aldermen Pearson and Jordan. Old Newspaper Man Dead. Chicago, Sept. 29.—Capt. Quinton Campbell, an old-time newspaper man of Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City, died at Cook county hospital last even ing. He was stricken with paralysis in the streets Friday night and never regained consciousness. Cheap tobacco at Dillon’s. SAY OUR SYSTEM IS A PERFECT ONE. The Savannah Committee Reports Officially on Brunswick’s Sewerage. WARRINB BETS THE CONTEACT. The Full Text of the Interesting Report Made by the Investigating Board to the Savannah Council. The following is the official report made by the Savannah investigating committee to the city council on Brunswiok’s sewerage. It resulted in the adoption by Savannah of the War ing system and the signing of a con tract for the same: Savannah, Ga., Sept. 28.—T0 the honorable, the board of aldermen, city of Savannah, Ga.: Dear sirs—ln pur suance of your request that we should visit Brunswick, inspect the sewerage system constructed there and investi gate the correctness of the report sub mitted to your honorable body, to the effect that the Waring system had de veloped gome weakness there, was proving burdensome to the taxpayers and was not altogether satisfactory to the city, your committee begs to re port that they left for Brunswick a few hours after your meeting ad journed, and spent Saturday evening and Sunday morning there. We were met at the hotel on our ar rival by the Hon. Owens Johnson mayor; Senator Harry F. Dunwody, ex-mayor; Hon. A. J. Crovatt, ex mayor; Hon. E. H. Mason, ex-mayor; Dr. J. A. Butts, chairman sanitation committee; Dr. D. B. Atkinson, chair man public works committee; Dr, H. Burford, president board of health; A, V. Wood, secretary board of health; Mr. Charles S. Wylly, city engineer; Mr. Green, chief sanitary inspector; ex-Alderman Frank D. Aiken and oth ers, with whom we discussed at length the system and its workings, and from them and others we learned: That practically no complaints have ever been made by the oitizens, ex cepting those who did not want to pay water rent. That the people generally were entirely satisfied with it. That the present trouble is with the pumping station and not with the sewerage system. That the cost to the oity for repairs, since the system had been accepted by them, some two and a half years ago, would not exceed S2OO to $250, and that they, in their opinion, almost every citizen of Brunswick indorsed it and were fully satisfied with it so far as the house drainage was concerned. On the following morning we made a personal examination of the flush tanks, sewers, etc., which fully corro borated and confirmed the informa tion given us on the evening previous. We, therefore, beg to repeat our recommendation that the Waring sys tem be adopted here and urge that ar rangements be made to begin and com plete the work with as little delay as possible. We have a number of letters from of ficials and prominent oitizens of Brunswick, indorsing the system, but as they are all on the line as set forth above, we don’t think it necessary to lengthen this report by incorporating them in it, but desire to say that they are in the possession of your commit tee and subject to your oall if desired. The report was signed by T. S. Wylly, jr., chairman ; W. W. Owens, T. J. Davis and John W. Smith. Goes to Edwards. Columbus, Ga., Sept. 29.—Dr. E. F. Degraffenreid, of this oity, has left for Edwards, Miss., where he goes to at tend the yellow fever patients. He was in the great epidemic at Memphis. Cotton seed meal at Dillon’s. BIG FLGRAL PARADE. To Be One of the Attractions of Macon’s Carnival. The Macon Telegraph, in speaking of the approaching carnival in that city, says ; “A bouqnet of beauties a half mile long will be one of the attractive fea tures of the carnival on Monday, Oc tober 11. “Truly it will be sweetness long drawn out when sixty equipages, containing more than one hundred of Macon’s most charming ladies are seen upon the streets in the proces sion. Each equipage will be beauti fully decorated and the artists’ inge nuity and talent will be taxed in the work of decoration. “Mr. Azel Freeman is chairman of the floral parade and has put bis whole heart in it. At the meeting of the committee Monday night it was de cided to divide the work of getting the ladies of Macon to consent to go into the parade among Messrs. Azel Free man, M. R. Rogers, and Clem Phillips, Mr. Freeman said yesterday that he had not seen the other members of the committee, but that he had seen a majority of the ladies on his list aDd that not one bad refused to enter the procession. Each one of them is willing to do all she can to make the carnival a success, and for this reason will go into the procession with her equipage decorated in the best possible manner. Mr. Freeman says the idea is to get the ladies to state positively whether they will go into the parade, so that they will know exactly what to expect. All of those he has eeen have given their promise and that is all he wants. He is counting positively on sixty floral floats and says he is positive that the number will uot he less. Mr. Faaquh&r Here. Mr. F. W. Farquhar, of the big Arm of Waring, Chapman & Farquhar, and the engineer who supervised the con struction of Brunswiok’s sewerage system, and who will have supervision of Savannah’s system, arrived last night and is at the Oglethorpe. Mr. Tate will arrive today, and the two gentlemen will see to it that all the minor defects of the system are cor rected, Didn’t Get Them. t The steamer Tope Catlin returned yesterday from its trip up the Satilla. The Pope Catlin went, with Messrs. Ernest Fleming and Luther Lamb on board, to get a supply of men for the Mallory line. Mr. Fleming reports that they did not get the men. MASSACHUSETTS REPUBLICANS. They Arraign Silver Men and Pass a Plat form. Boston, Sept. 29.—The republican state- convention met today. The platform stands for a Arm but moder ate foreign policy, extension of the merit system in civil service, and more stringent immigration and nat uralization laws. The only declaration of a financial plank is by inference in favor of the gold standard, and consists of a rhet orical arraignment of Bryan, Debs and Altgeld as the exponents of free silver. For the rest the platform deals with state and local issues. The state convention nominated candidates for the state offices today. There was a large attendance of dele gates and the plans of the state com mittee for the conduct of the session, perfected at previous meetings were carried out. Names Delegates. Jackson, Miss., Sept. 29.—Gov. Me- Laurin has appointed twenty-seven delegates to attend the waterways convention which meets at Davenport, la., on October 5. The Weather. Atlanta, Sept. 29.—Showers in south portion; warmer Thursday afteruoon. Fresh crackers at Dillon’s. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. STRIKE SETTLED; LABOR RESUMED. The Men Besieging Shippers for Their Old Jobs. " * CROWE WAITS FOE COLORADO. Imported Men to Stay—Amicable Adjustment. Lumber Men Claim a Viotory. The strike is about over. The strikers are going baok to work or try ing to get back to work. The lumber men have gone baok to work, but olaim a victory. The steamship men are having more applications for jobs than they can answer. The water front has resumed its usual aspect. When the Mallory liner Colorado arrived yesterday there were about 200 negroes on the wharf, ready to take a turn at the trucks. There v.as no difficulty in getting the full force required. “We are glad to have some thing to do again,” said the ex-strik era. The Johnston line wharves are be sieged by large numbers of the old men, who want work. All of the im ported men who have proven satisfac tory, will be retaired by Agent Stracban. The firm will have enough work for the imported and home men too. The lumber workers claim that the stevedores and shippers have met all their demands, and that the strike has been a victory to them. This, how ever, is denied. It is stated, never theless, that a slight advance has been given. Two steamships were reported off the bar yesterday and a fleet has sailed for Brunswick within the past week. The cotton is coming in rapidly and there will be lots of work. The leading lumber exporters also report large fleets on the way, espe cially for the Spanish trade. The settlement of the vexatious strife is gratifying to the shippers, but more particularly to the mer chants. For two weeks there has been practically no negro trade. The cash receipts at the stores have shown the effect of the idleness of colored men. It is understood that the men who have come to the city to take the places of the strikers will be allowed to re main and given work if they want it. The general comment is that the strikers have behaved themselves, as a class, very nicely, and that the strike would have been ended in three days if it had not been for the advice and encouragement given, them by several white saloon men aDd storekeepers. Small boxes family crackers at Dil lon’s. THE GOVERNOR COMING. He Will Make an Address at Woodbine on Saturday. Governor W. Y. Atkinson will be the guest of the people of Camden county on next Saturday. The governor has been invited to deliver an address on the issues of the day at Woodbine, and has accepted the invitation. A big barbecue will be provided, and the people of Camden will assemble for a day of feasting and rejoicing. The governor may come through Brunswick en route to Woodbine. A number of Brunswick people will probably attend. For cheap hay go to Dillon’s. Teaohers Busy. Superintendent Orr and the school teachers had another busy day yester day. The schools will open with a full attendance next week. Clipped white oats at Dillon’s.