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#body in Brunswick Should Give Something to the Maine Monument. Send a Dollar or a Dime. Iseoab m- wish. Ke Department Formed, Wifn*|£ i'\fterß at Atlantic GENERAL GRAHAM TO COMMAND. / *•*> A Important Movs—Aaot^ / volOh the Phillipines—War Fire Smouldering. Washington. 11.—(Special). —The House nai|jiomittee today decided to placa?§TffuJe in the naval appropriation hW, providing for three new battleship . The Secretary . f W„r will issue orders tomorr-w naming creatisg a new mi.itarj depar in nt, including the euiin'iy ueartst to the scene of boatßllte* hi esse of war. The d-pirtmeal of Total will be abolished,and the headquarters which have long beeu at San Antonio will be abandoned. Tbe department o: the south will hi created with Oemrul Graham, noSB tbe head of tbe Texas departi h r! M - ' '* V M V);. ■ V Merritt two artilli^^^^^^^HHHK being recruited. -A The headquarters of the ajjmki M meat will bt in Atlmta j/m M its line etragetir poniti#? #' ent railroad o be made in the near More activity displayed today in the for war than aider the existence <>f strained relations with Bpaio. Spanish securities are rapidly declining and Madrid papers recognise the existence of a financial panic, The second installment within a week of Spanish troops einharked to day for Cuba. There is no longer any doubt as to 1 the determination df The president to recognize Cuban independence, and such action will mean the Spanish evacuation of Cuba, or war with the United States. The naval baard bas finished work, j and finds nothing to substantiate the accident theory, Rebellion in the Ptoiilipine islands bas broken out again. WOULD TAKE SEVEN MONTHS • Btfors a Fleet of Torpedo Destroyers Would Be Computed. New York, March 11.—. Speaking of tbe possibility of the United States obtaining navifcveasels abroad, John Piatt, tbe American representative of Thorny Craft & Cos., one of ftie iargesl constructors of torpedo boats and de stroyers in Great Britain, said : “I have just returned from Washing riLon. This government desires a fleet Harped i>boat destroyers, and scling Bgton, i have e in*- nbers |pf ihree < o.ici'rn in this cnunlrv, <• Thorny 'I i by fleet of ten me} months/’ jEVfln, , 1 ■ ' !'|| s 1 I ■ | , H§?Bi: - TIMES. SPENDING THE MONEY- President Hastening to Use the Fifty Mil lion-At Washington- Washington, D. C., March 11 Everybody here hopes for peace, but no one knows when the storm may break, ft is reported a high official of tho administration said to-day that the next ten days were really the dan ger period In the situation. The im pression is growing here that some thing ,is concealed by tbe court of inquiry that the public knows naught of, and to this is due the feverish preparations for actual war. The fifty millions of dollars appropriated by fs being rapidly expended. Washington is overrun with contrac tors and manufacturers, and every Senator and Representative and cabi net minister is being interviewed. Negotiations for the purchase of two Japanese cruisers, now being built at Philadelphia and San Francisco, are off, and the indications are that no further steps will be taken toward ac quiring these ships. The Japauese government appears to be even more desirous of securing these ships than the United States, and owing to the aspect of affairs between Russia and Japan it is felt by Japan that its needs are quite as urgent as those of this country. Secretary Long said to-day that he had received no report thus far from tha, court of imyjiry, nor had he or } ■ i l! ' was postponed until to-iih)®jF-;y' l 'fs The vaudeville Columbia opera house this evening was for Ihe benefit of the Maine monu ment fund. HOUSE CONSIDERS CUIM. Military Appropriation Bill Alio Under Consideration. Washington. D. C.. March 11.—The House, under a special order made lasi week, had to-day set aside for the con sideration of a bill containing the pro- vision for claims, aggregating $1,200,- 000 reported by (lie court ot claim?-, under provision of the ilowmm act. Representative Hull, Republican (Iowa), chairman of the military affairs committee, reported an agree ment by the conferees on the army appropriation bill, and it was agreed to. The House then took up tbespeoial order, but Loud, of California, de manded the reading of the bill. Torpedo Fleet for Cuba. Madrid, March 11. —The torpedo squadron, unless plane are altered, will start to-day for the Canaries. The two torpedo boat desiroyers will leave Kngland direct for Cuba. Tbe senti ment is growing that peace or war should come without delay. Atlanta Hanging. Atlanta, March 11. —Will Smith, the colored murderer of LaGrange, was hanged here to-day. February 25tb last was tbe original date set for the execution, but he was respited just two hours before the time appointed for his death. Tj bos Gets Barracks. Savannah, March 11. —(Special)— Capt. Thomas Cruse, of the quarter master’s department, United States army, visited Savannnh today to select a site for the new barracks on Tybee island. Tbe intention of tbe govern ment is tobuild barracks for one de tachment at once and to make ar rangements for a second detachment of artillery. School for Workmen. i Trenton, March 11. —A school for }the purpose of training workmen for artistic industries was opened here today. Tbe six departments will con sist of mechanical drawing from cast and model, geometry, chemistry, clay modeling and china painting. BRUNSWICK, GA„ SATURDAY MORNING, M \RCH 12, 1893. WAITED 1 VAIS . FOR DAUNTLESS. New Orleans Filibustering Party Met Bitter Disap pointment. ALL READY BUT BOAT CAME NOT. She Had Been Seized at Jacksonville, and the Oub&n Expedition Had to Disperse. New Orleans,March 11. —There were about eighty dark faced strangeis in this city last night that were very much excited and disappointed by a simple little telegram coming over the wires from Jacksonville, Fla. There were only live words in the telegram, but those five words caused a great change of plans that had, up to midnight, worked perfectly. The message read: "Dauntless held up, plans changed.” These etghty menai|ere Oubana aW| others who bad, duringffie day, into the city over the L. & N, R. R , BOtne from more from I’eiisj aacoln. AmoiiilSftiSaMtm a nmnher,# y jf • ■ tbe !ati/\£i w orfraagl j’VaJil.r*-:/./ 1 / \ , ,t-* * I > ’f \ "'KJ l 1 i p lilaf. ; -■ Aj&tla hat j !V : j ' &j#*'i \ f f/l •%o < .it; ; ; ,V u /'i, ! , Liayn • f ! VTllen .) f |.fsf ■■ '■ p; $ T ‘JHat W.-I epV'-'j :'.\tyo. ’1 hf K anyimi. a steainE-FI go to Klondike (?) and one or two other Imiai vessels have been closely watched ny the Mobile authorities, and Monday when "something was to in the minds of the wide awake Mobile officials, when, lo and behold, freight and strangers gone. FAMOUS rojp .Will Visit the Jr.it?V^^HM^^p^e the Features 4H&I ; |H| Havre, Fr* Hw]i >: Ji*r:arolUH Duran, the painter, is hooked to sail for America tomorrow Upon his arrival in that country he will immortalize the features of a few wealthy Americans and American la dies. He in considered the foremost portrait painter of the world. Carolus Duran was born at J.illie July 4, 1837. Several portraits of bis work have been exhibited at tbe por trait hliowb held at the National Acad-, eray of Design. Among the most noted! ones were those of Miss Vanderbilt and Mrs. George Gould. INSURANCE BARRED. Companies Shut Out From Doing Business in Oeorgia. Atlanta, March 11 .—Comptroller General Wright today issued an order barring 26 Insurance companies out of Georgia for failing to comply with tbe law in asking for a renewal of state license. The list includes many of the beet known fire and life insurance com panies in tbe country. Going to Klondike. Mr. Knmain McCullough lias re signed his position at the B. & VV, shops, anil will leave Monday for the Klondike. When You Are Tired Wllhout extra exertion, languid, dull and listless, your blood is failing to supply to your muscles and other organs the vitalizing and strength giving properties they require. Hood’s Harsapariila cures that tired feeling by enriching and purifying the blood. It will give you energy and vigor . Hood’s Pills are the only pills to take, easy to operate. Cure indiges tion, billiousness. 25c, COAST DEFENSES WILL BE HURRIED. Secretary of War Orders Large Number of Rapid Fire Guns. ALL FORTS TO BE PROVIDED. New Guns Will Be Skipped to Sonooast Points as Rapidly as Possible. Washington, March 11,— of War Alger lias authorized Flagler, chiettaSsrduanoe, to iflH rangdnusnte at once (or P r iy|Upj|jg| large number of rapid UH(®j| This action i- taken for the Hllul ment aiiiH bureaus ul war and I of the f50,0(H) for nafpfcip The secretary said I her* / wa "tf.HW lor further delay of aa*' , i he felt there w® P, . tollable ad e-—■ivnijt at an e 2i(SB the battles was in Havana buEaUie ord ipartment has lflL : ,f\tei]lng ery of guns dwpg^fi<ed ing arrangeAwg v i y ueb a i . i jB ones as the lll| i , ' : '/yjl:‘y il A 'Tf and ill OMelVj f. :'v| I; .’ ■, ?mua! fmill - 1 \~ put at their V mmmw The will take all these rapioml re guns that can be pro cured WMliifi a reasonable time, and be shipped lo the seacoast fortifications as rapidly as possible. They vuM constitute what is known as auxiijPr defense fortifications and are o( material assistance to big guns, which are necessarily qf slower move- Pftnt and firing. They will also be of Htaluable assistance in keeping the Phips of enemies at. bay. > It is now admitted by tbe ordnance ollloials that directions have been given to the various arsenals mories controlled by the government to increase tlie working force to the fullest practicable extent with a view of hurrying the completion of exist ing projects. Likewise all firms hav ing contract to supply the government with ordnance have bewrfwquested to work their men nigilrand day in or der to finish the work and to arrange their business with a view to increased ‘ ‘ lr >r'* ■'v* ■ 'ivi ■' * in if* ’ ( & Hggr gat ■■ / the that been given a cue to make all they can. Fort McHenry, at Baltimore harfcir, will as headquarters Jor one of tlie new regiments of artillery, instead of Fort Wadsworth, N. V., as originally proposed. This change, it is said, is due to representations to the secretary of war that one oi the new regiments should go south. General Greely, chief signal officer, has been given authority by the secre tary of war to proceed without regard to ordinary restrictions in establish ing rapid telegraph connections be tween sea coast fortifications. Speoial Notice. All bills against tbe British steam ship Netberby Hall must be preseuted at our cilice before noon this day or payment thereof will be debarred. Win. Johnston & Cos , Ltd., agents. Returns to His Homo. Mr. W. 11. Thornton, who lias been representing the government bere as special treasury agent for the past two years, left last night for hie home in Philadelphia. Mr. Thornton’s health has been very bad of late and he goes home to bo with his family. BIG MONEY FOR CHURCH. The President Signs the Famous Methodist Claim. Washington, March U.—(Special).— President McKinley to-day signed tbe famous Methodist Publishing House bill, in settlement ol a claim growing out of the civil war. The bill awards the Methodist Church South $288,000. The claim has been pending for over thirty years. • Dined a Prince. Washington, Maroh If.—A big din ner was given by President McKinley to night in honor of Prince Albert, of Belgium. The cabinet officers and their wives attended. To-morrow evening the Prince will be dined by 4Lice President and Mrs. Hobart, the IF to be succeeded by a reception by the Belgian minister, The e will remain here for four days. • Vkhere he will travel south as far thence to San Fran large and then make his elMKiigland stales, lie rinladcl ican Catholic will talk of espous ing the cause of Spain against this country because the former ie a Catbo lic'nation,” said Archbishop Ireland today. “To do that is to set one’s tf down as traitorously inclined to |teacbings of this religion and tbe Jury whiob we are bound to defend amst enemies, internal as well as external.” These words were uttered in reply to tt>e inly ice 2* 1 je jjpven by a priest in New ie>S. .-.w-. .. Interesting Contest.. Los Angeleß, Cal., March 11.—An interesting contest over tbe adminis tration ol the estate of O. T. Bassett, who died in El Paso, Texts, began here to day. Bassett left property in California valued at SIOO,OOO and in Texas valued at $150,000. The Cali fornia law provides that when no will is left the public administrator shall have charge of the property . L. W. Bllnn applied for letters of adminis tration on the Bassett estate in this State, and Frank Kelsey, the public a protest agairst lilnupK' a "il resident of^’kaas. Wonderful Pianist. New York, March 11.—The second recital by Josef Hofmann, the young pianist, occurred this afternoon. Young Hofmann lias completely cap the lovers of the piano forte in by his wonderful performance. Hie theme of today’s concert was an Bxcelleut one. In ttlia there was a pionata by Schumann and one by Chopin, both of them very rarely playfd and both of exquisit beauty. There was also on the second pro gramme something of Rubinstein, which is quite unknown to our public, Eno’s Will. Hartford, March 11. —The will of the late Amos R. Eno, proprietor of the Fifth Avenue hotel, in New York, has been filed iu probate. It disposes of an estate of $20,000,000. Public be quests include $50,000,000 to Amherst college; SIO,OOO to New York chari ties ($6,000 apiece); $160,000 i# left to the corporation of tbe ohamber of com merce, of New York, for aid of mem bers in reduced poverty and for their familes, provided a like sum is raised by the corporation. Oregon Ready. San Francisco, March 11.—Tbe bat tleship Oregon is to receive immedi ately 400 tons of ammunition. Today the powder, shot and shell were brought to Mare Island for the Oregon. It is believed that the Oregon will re main for a considerable length of time near San Francisco. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. LESS ASSESSMENTS MADE FOR THIS TEAR. Therefore, Unless Rate Is liaised, There’ll Be Less Taxes. THESE ARE THE CORRECT FIGURES- The Reduction Is Over $300,000-You Must File Your Protests at Once. The report of the city assessors for IS9B, now on file in the office of City Clerk Laurence C. Bodet, shows a de crease in valuations of city property f which will mean a de cre. - in u.e amount ot city taxesAd| 'be collected, mill i the tax ri^B creased. mem§M The report allows tbe ures, in comparison wit' Improvement W Lots. 1597 1898 The decrease Me year is $332,730. While there increase in the amount there is a decrease valuation of lots. •'he as*pfment books are now open for inspection, and those who may de sire to arbitrate their assessments must do so at once. ALONG THE BAY. Items of Harbor News and General Shipping Interest. Arrived, Italian bark Colombo, 608 tons, Capt. Ferrara, from Barbados, to load naval stores from the Downing Cos. Sailed, Mallory liner Rio Grande, from New York, with a cargo of gen eral merchandise. Sailed, Norwegian bark Birgitte,for Chatham, with 372,000 feet timber and 23,000 feet lumber, valued at $4,300. Sailed, British schooner Fearless’ for Nassau, with 1,000 feet lumber, 446,000 shingles, and 123 barrels flour, valued at $849, from F. D. Aiken. Sailed, British schooner Julia Eliza- betb, for Nassau, with 12,000 feet lum ber. 120,850 shingles and 80 barrels flour, valued at $1,070, from F. I). Aik *n . Sailed, schooner for Portland, with 30,698 cKfsties, 1 valued at $12,300, from George S, Bax ter & Cos. Sailed, schooner Arthur McArdie, for New York, wit! 433,000 feet lum ber and 7,010 orossties, valued at $9,600, from Hirsch & Cos. Sailed, schooner William U. Swan for Philadolphia, with 563,000 feet lumber, valued at $7,000, from the Southern Pine Cos. Sailed,schooner William H.Sumner, for Elizabethport, with 335,000 feet lumber and 2,400 crossties, valued at $5,800, from Emanuel & Cos. Sailed, schooner Melissa A, Willey, for New York, with 350,000 feet lum ber, valued at $4,300, from llirsch A Cos. Free Pills. Send your address to Q. E. Tlueklen, & Cos., Chicago, and get a free sample box of Dr. King’s New Life Pill’s. A trial will convince you of their merits These pills are easy in action and are particularly effective in the cure of constipation ank sick beadache. For malaria and liver troublee they have been proved invaluable. They are guaranteed to be perfectly from every deleterious substance and to be purely vegetable, They do not weaken by their action but by giving tone to the stomach and bowels greatly invigo rate the system. Regular size 25 cents per box. Sold by all drug stores. Foots Loaves Old Point. Norfolk, March 11. —The torpedo boat Foote left Old Point Comfort at 11:30 o’clook this morning for Key West.