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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES-CALL.
VOLUME XI. NUMBER 41. mm is in Entinsiastio Meeting id Yesterday Mime. MANY MEMBERS PRESENT -1 And the Organization Starts Off With Bright Prospects—Sev eral Speeches Were Made. At least one hundred and forty re* presentative business men gathered at the oity hail yesterday in response to a call issued by the leaders in the •Chamber of Commeroe movement. A drizzling lain did not keep those away who have the interest of Bruns* wiok at heart and three fourths of those who signed were present. Mr. F. E. Twitty oalled the meet •ing to order and by request, made a few remarks, after which a tempor ary chairman and secretary were chosen. Mr. E. D. Walter was •r,s. t:d for the first plaoe and Mr. W. • '3. Cook for til- other. Tue fact 'bat * committee from the Board of Trade, with propositions, was wade knAwn to the chairman and %>y a unanimous vote it was decided from this committee. Mr. F, D. Aiken, the chairman, said the Board of Trade had sent the commit '*"* for the purpose of inviting those who bad signed the Cbsmber of Com meroe list to become members of the old organization and that the body be represonted bad suspended the by laws and would allow the new mem hers to join for the sum of five dol lars, the amount signed for. The meeting then aocepted the in vitation and a committee was ap pionted to confer with the Board of Trade to name the date fur the first meeting Mr. Aiken then arose and said he was sure a speech from Congressman Brantley would please alt present and in response to the many calls, Mr. Brantley made a business like talk lie urged tbe people of Bruns wick to unite for tbe general good of their town and said no business or professional man should be barred from membership. He further stated that Brunswick’s future was a bright one and that with >an aotive Board of Trade great things .could be accomplished. Col. C. P. Goodyear was next oall ed, and bis speech was indeed a gem. Col. Goodyear said he could not say the organization was called of Trade or Chamber of Com merce, but he was in the movement of all bis heart and told of Bruns- wick’s great commercial future if the peiple would only unite. “I am tired,” •aid Col. Goodyear, “of answering this question,” do you think Bruns wick will grow, “let ua work and make her grow.” ftlk enlivened the meeting and enthusiasm. jßoodyea^Hfcjfc^^ 6 ' 4< H|a month to tioa was next oalled, but he said he oonld nut make a epceoh. “You have selected me to collect from those who signed this list and I am going to 00l- Itet it, t ha’’s all, gentlemen,” This brought down the house. After arranging a few minor de tails, the meeting adjourned. There is no doubt but that tbe day’s gather ing surprised the most sanguine. It was harmonious from start to finish and bids fair to be a blessing for BruoßWlok. GOOD ON THREE LINES. Plant System, Coast Line and R, F. & P. Interchange Mileage. The passenger traflie departments of the Plant System, the Atlantic Coast Lme and the Richmond, Fredericks burg and Potomac have entered into an agreement by which mileage on the three roads Is Interchangeable. A mileage book bought anywhere along the line of the Plant System will be good on the Coast Line and oh tbe Richmond, Fredericksburg and Po tomac. The same book will be good from Tampa to Montgomery to Rich mond or Washington. The agreement became effective Monday. Interchangeable mileage has lung been ardently deelred by those who travel a great deal, and every stey to ward it la welcomed by this class. A of all roads In the Southeastern section would gladden the hearts of traveling men, but, as there seems to be no pro;peet of getting that, they are joyed to have the . three lines mentioned agree to accept mile age books sold by any one of them. WON’T WO TO PEKIN Li Hung CbangHas Abandoned the Idea of Going There to Confer. i’ckin, Oct. 2.—Earl Li Hung Chang has abandoned the idea of coming here to confer on peace propositions. The viceroy will enter into negotiations with #tmnt de Glers, the Russian minister. They have seUcled Tien Tsln as the place of conference. Russian Minister Agreeable. Washington, Oct. 2. —Minister Cou gei cables the state department that the Russian minister ia agreeable to the plan mapped out with Earl Li Hung Chang had moved Russian legation to Tien Tsin, where it is seml-officially an nounced it will be permanently located. HOSPITAL HHIP RELIEF. Convalescents to be Transferred From Hospital Ship Maine. Wa-hiogton, Oct. 2.— The war de partment received the following from General Chaffee: “Taku, Oot. 2 Adjutant General, Washington: Health of the command is good. Have accepted an invitation of tbe hospital ship Maine to transfer some convalescents to the hospital ship Relief, now repairing at Nagasaki.” DENOUNCED operators. Boston, Oct. 2. - The democrats in ses sion here today embodied caustic reso lutions denouncing the coal operators. The resolutions were inserted as planks of their platform. INVENTOR DEAD. Chicago, Oct. 2.—John Astenius, an old Chicago musician and an inventor, fs dead in Irving Park, a ed-54. 1 BRUNSWICK, GA. WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 3, 1900. ma i. I ill ffl Brass MU\% Meeting LaslKiit E WERE 111 Mr. Brantley Made One of the Best Speeches Ever Heard in Glynn County. The big democratic rally, under the auspices of the Bryan and Stevenson olub, at tbe oity ball last night, was a suocsss in every eeose of the word. Mr. Owen Johnson, president of the olub, in a few well obosen words, In troduced the speaker. Mr. Brantley was loudly applauded • W. t’dieß as be walked up to JS* platforiffc*Tnl speech was one of tbe best ever heard in Glynn oountj. Mr. Brantley talked of imperialism, trusts, and tbajrtsny other bids of tbe republican party, and ended by urging tbe democrats of Glynn oounty to vote for tbe nominees A VOTE FOR BERRIE IS A VOTE AGAINST INDEPENDENTS TANARUS,, the Public: • V Vote for.-W. H. Berrie, the nominee of the cratic party for sheriff, and kill independentism in Glynn county. Remember that the primary was open to all. Mr. Berrie Vent Into it and won; now democrats keep your promise and cast your ballot for him Mr. J. B. Dart opposes, Mr) Berrie, and as both tickets are headfed “democratic ticket," voters will, do lyell to read carefully as they are liable to make a mistake See that W .11, Berrie’s name is on your ticket. ,-P A Democrat. in the eleotlon today. - The audience was greatly interested, and when the speech was over, our popular congressman was kept busy several minutes reosHing the congratulations of those present, The Marine band was preemt, and oharmed the crowd with sweet music. Considering the fact that a rail came down in torrents, the meeting was a success in every senße of tbe word and no doubt will do Glynn democracy a great deal of good. STEAM3HIP3 IN COLLISION. Philadelphia, Oct. 2—The British steamship Eagle Point, Captain Howi son, from London for Philadelphia, which passed in at Delaware breakwa ter this morning, reports that at one o’clock yesterday morning she collided with the British Steamer Biela, from New York for Manchester, Bug., and the latter vessel sank. Captain Howi son reports all hands taken off the Biela. ENGLAND’S FRIENDLY POLICY. New York, Oot. 2.—The Berlin cor respondent of the London Standard learns that England’s reply to the German circular in reference to China is shaped in a very friendly tone, tbe Tribnne’s London correspondent ca bles. Ilf ig 11C ipn. Obi to Mayor's Elec ts Aioally. m A IF DOZEN. And. It is Said That as Many More Are Being Prepared to Be In troduced at Noxt Session, Ron. W. F. Symons, who will today be elected representative of Glynn county, will not have a bed of run shine and roses when tha house meets, because there will be bills and bills for him to iotroduoe and pilot through. Tfrsre wiljkbe a measure patented which, if passed, will make the terms of mayor and aldermen one yeir in stead of two, as heretofore;; and an other will forbid tbs practice of law by the judge of tbe oity oourt. Other important, bills will be presented by represents!ive Symons, and ttts tbe first meeting will nut"be ah easy one. ... " ” POPE LEO ROBBED. The Ghouls Gain Entrance and Make a Big Haul. ■' k Rome, Oot. 2. —His Holiness Pope Lao XriT, was robbsd tonight. Ghoule regardless of tbe sanctity of the premises, gained entrance into tbe Vatican grounds and after locating the papal strong box, helped them selves lavishly to its contents. The extent of tbe robbery has not yet been ascertained. The event has O’eated quite a senaation hers. N7--V YORK’S DELEGATION. A, Prominent Men Will Represent tbe State at Indianapolis, >■ New York, Oit. 2-Sereral hundred delegates left Nev York, Jersey City, and other nearby tjwns, last nigbt for the convention of the of D mo cratio clubs, hlcFu will go today. Re ports f roni up S show the i nearly 1 IMP*-juve sent O'r-, >, and f will do its . rt helping L demonstration etthe Aajfong the iJki . ''SAles-. ? resentatives of original bodies, were Henry George, Congressman George B. MoCiellan, Norman E. Maok, George Rsines, Col. William Astor Chanter, Congressman William Sul* zer; B uirke Cookran, who is to be one of the speakers to address tbe conven tion; Col. Jaaob Ruppert, and Sey mour Van Sanford, of Troy, The ape oial reaches Indianapolis at 8 p, m. to d*?- , , v, J-- f . • *'• , i* ‘ *"!" • 1 - TIN PLATE COMPANY, Moat of the Demands of the Men Have 4 . Been Granted. New York, Oct. 2.—The conferences between offloers of the American Tin- Plate company and men representing their employes have resulted in an agreement on the scale of wages, but some miafir demands of the men re main to be settled. TheJJconsideration of these was deferred, pending the ar rival in this city of some of the district managers of the tin plate company. These men are expected today7wken the conference will ,be continued**”"it Is believed a Huai agreement will be reached. “We have settled "the wages ques tions,” said George Powell, president of the International Plate Workers’ Protective Association of America, “the company granting us a slight con cession, The question now un der discussion Involves a principle, and unless it Is recognized there will be tremble,” jMpgjdeht Powell declined to say wh*t the question in dispute was, but said itiiad aything to do with ognitlon eff the Union, L AFTER MURDERERS. Sheriff’s Posse In Hot Pursuit After Mexican Criminals. * .. K _ ** Chicago, Oot, 2.—A special to the Re cord from El Paso, Tex., says: '•A sheriff’s posse from Dong Ana county, New Mexico, reached here today In pursuit of two Mexicans who, on Sat urday night, murdered two ranehmeu at a small village 20 miles from LasCrSces, the county seat. Thg men went to the ranch of Jose Marquez and Antonio Gultcrez after dark, presumably for food, and after eating supper pulled their weapons, and, ordorlng the ranch man and his assistant to throw up their hands, commenced to shoot. Cuiterez waß instantly killed and Marquez so badly wounded that he afterwurd died. The murderers are believed to have es caped to Mexico.” MINERS PARADE. Forty Tuousaud in Line Yesterday at Wilkesbarre. Wllkeibarre, Oct. 2,-Grand and en thusiastio celebrations among the miners took place hare today. Forty thousand miners participated in tbe parade. Another’Clash Hazleton, Oot. 2.—Speoial olfioers nnd a body of strikers olashed at La. high mine number 40. The fti deputies succeeded in dispersing ... strikers with,,, .VpllFd’ror *JS — t),y setting spurt mid <3l Sw:r:ll| , nl n/y£,. fslto of )| Wi ;t.. couiitf and .. U „ ™ ' . 'US I* tan ■'nf New York, Oct. x.— Mrs. of the pugilist known as “Kid" McCoy, has proven recalcitrant to all the on- SUMjP' ’'■husband for forgiveness. | *ie inuttur resulted in the of a referee to sit on the PRICE FIVE CENTS. TO m IN il m Golden Role Jones to Aii Mr, Bryan. mm speak idle It Has Been Officially Announced in New York That Mr, Jones Will be at the Big Meeting on October 16th. New York, Oct.-2.—lt is announced officially from democratic headquarters that “Golden Rule ’Jones, who made such a fine race for the Ohio governor ship, and is at present the popular may or of Toledo, Ohio, will stump New York state with Col. W, J. Bryan. It is further stated that he will be present and speak at the big democratic: rally to be held here on October 18j at which all the leaders will be present. About Illinois. Washington, Oct. 2.—Upon confiden tial advices received from Chicago, it is stated that the prospects of Illinois go ing democratic are very bright, due to the unpopularity aroused by the repub lican state administration by Its course during the Builders’ strike. HE WON’T SPEAK. Ex-President Harrison Says He Has No Plans to Canvass for McKinley. New York, Oct. 2.—Ex-President Benj. who is a visitor here, when \ afternoon if he would stump the state in behalf of McKinley, replied .in a rather nonchalent way: “Why should I?” The question being reiterated by his interviewer, he added: “1 don’t know; 1 have no plans.” jgmm % EMPLOYES PAID, The City is Getliug Very Prompt These D.ys, Kor tbe first time in a half score of years, tbe city employes were paid off in fud yesterday and it, is needless to say they were all made happy, Heretofore the men bave been made to wait from two weeks to a month for their wages and the change is da l ghtful to them. HIS FIRST ACT. Washington, Oct. 2.~0ne of tbe first acts of President McKinley upon bis return here, will be the continu ance of tbe option under which bold— ers of csrfaio classes of bonds desig nated in tbe finanoeact may exchange •ams f"'-- ew refunding gold bondau L 4 mt coupons. cot dm IN IBHMENT. Xf f In tto <$ d*y <!iffOlwr.„ | wSSTSKL.* 1 2. KViisor William to- I Pr<*?j a > *' |TKEEiMBOHEii(O4Hjfe. PApb letter to the em— perorof China, demands the inatnedi&tatft punishment of tbe Boxers. GOLD IN TENNESSEE. Knoxville, Oct. 2.—00’.d has baen discovered in Monroe county, near here, which yield, $S;i to the ton-