THE BRUNSWICK DAILY NEWS.
VOLUME 2, NUMBER ISO.
A BIG MEETING
ON IN SAVANNAH
BAPTISTS AP.E GATHER INGTHERE
FROM ALL SECTIONS OF
SESSION WILL BEGIN TODAY
Banquet Was Given Last Night and
Was Participated in By a Large
Number of the Ministers
Savanah, , May 7. —Though the
Southern Baptist convention is not
called to order until Friday morning
at 10 o’clock, it really began this
afternoon.. Already a number of del
egates have arrived and today several
important meetings preliminary to
the convention were hold. Tonight
the banquet of the Alumni associa
tion of the Southern Theological Sem
inary was hoid, which really opened i
From all over the south special
cars and trains are speeding toward
Savannah, bearing the 2,000 and odd
delegates, who are too assemble here
for four days. Preparations for
their reception here are about com
plete and all is in readiness for the
convention. Dr. John D. Jordan, the
pastor of the First Baptist church,
and the other Baptists in the city,
have labored hard in preparing for
the convention. Everything Is now
ready and each, train arriving now
brings new delegates.
The banquet, which took place to
night, was presided over by Rev. J.
W. Millard, D. D„ of Baltimore, who
Is president of the Alumni associa
Or. Millard is the pastor of Eutaw
Baptist church of Baltimore and is
a very eloquent speaker.
The Alumni Banquet.
The banquet tonight was a mag-
Anitioent; affair. A delightful menu
and the toast list in
cludes several eloquent speakers.
The toasts were as follows:
“And they began to speak as the
Spirit gave them utterance:”
“The Seminary as it was —J. Will
iam Jones .Richmond, Va.
“The mighty men which were of
old, the men of renown.”
“Our Southern Pastors Who Have
Never Attended (he Seminary”—F. C.
“They spoke the word of Clod wiith
boldness and great grace was upon
“The Seminary as it Is” —Luther
Little, Fort Worth, Texas.
"Your faith is proclalimed through
out the whole world.”
"A Seminary Graduate’s Experience
in the North”—Kerr Boyce Tapper,
“They shall come together out of
the land of the nort h to the land that
“The Seminary as it is to be” Man
ley J. Breaker, St. Louisk Mo.
“Let us cease to spemt of the first
and press on unto perfection.”
“Tile Seminary and Her Alumni” —
President E. Y. Millins, l-ouisville,
"But now complete the doing also;
that as there was the readiness to
wilt, so there may be the completion
also out of your ability.”
MR. BRANTLEY’S ADDRESS.
He Spoke Before Sugarcane Conven
tion Wednesday Night.
Congressman Brantley, of this city,
was one of the speakers at the su
garcane convention in Macon Wed
nesday night, and speaking of his
address, the Macon Telegraph of yes
“Hon. W. O. Brantley, representa
tive in congress from tin; Eleventh
district of Georgia, followed with a
eulogy of the late James Hamilton
Cooper. He told of his work as sugar
cane planter, and as a manufacturer
of sugar and molasses—having at
one time 70(1 acres in cane. He also
told the story of his commencing the
manufacture oil from cotton seed in
1834. It was an able recital of a
southern gentlemen,a scholar of many
attainments, a profound thinker, an
energetic man of business, and above
all, a perfect type of the private
Farewell to Bishop Glennon.
Kansas City, J Mo., May 7. —Asa
testimonial of their esteem and affec
tion the Roman Catholics of the Kan
sas Citv diocese gave a banquet at.
Midland hotel tonight in honor oD
p-’iic’j T t who is about to
take up liis now duties as coadjutor
archbishop of St. Louis.
AIKEN CANNING COMPANY TO
, MAKE IMPROVEMENTS ON
It. is understood that! the (Aiken
Canning company are contemplating
making a number of improvements
on their factory this summer, and by
next season, if the reports are cor
rect, the factory will have a much
larger capacity than heretofore, and
will be able to can many more oy
While Mr. J. B. Abrams, the gen
ial manager of the company, has
nothing to say on the subject at pres
ent, The News understands that these
improvements arc to be made be
tween now and the time for opening
the factory in September.
The Aiken Canning company prob
ably also closed down Wednesday
for the last time. It is also learned
that, in making the improvements,
machinery will be installed for the
purpose of canning fruits, vegetables,
etc., during the sumer months, when
the factory is unable to can oysters,
they will put up these other gods.
As stated in these columns yester
day, the factory closed down for the
season Wednesday, after doing one of
the largest year’s business in its his
tory, and now the owners of the fac
tory intend to keep it in operation
during the entire yera, beginning prob
ably next season.
PRES. ROOSEVELT IS NOW
He Was Met By Large Party iin the
Beautiful San Bernadino Valley
Redlands, Cai.. May 7.—President
Roosevelt, and his party today had
their first taste of the hospitality of
California. Godfenor Pardee and the
California congressional delegation
met the president here, in the beauti
ful San Valley, ht 9 o'clock
this morning and welcomed him to
the statt. It was here that the pres ■
ldent. got his first idea of the wonder
ful treat that awaited him. Through
an avenue lined with palms and Ve
netian mast* he drove over beds of
roses, beneath a tribunal arch of flow
ers and fruit to the Casa Loma hotel,
on tile balcony of which the exercises
A short drive throug the orange
groves and parks followed. All along
the streets they bombarded him from
windows until the air was a perfect
maze of color. After three pleasant
hours spent here, the president spec
ial, accompanied by the Ctalifjornia
party, resumed the Journey to Los
FOR SWEET CHARITY.
National Conference is Beinj& Held
Atlanta, May 7.—A wide range of
subjects were dscussed at the ses
son of this, the first business day of
the National conference of Charfties
and Corrections. The arrival of a
aumber of belated delegates increased
the attendance considerable over that
at the opening of lifts gathering last
Upon assembling shortly after 9
o'clock this morning the conference
received and discussed an interesting
report, presented by Chairman C. L.
Stonaker of Denver, on behalf of the
standing committee on county and mu
nicipal institutions, outdoor relief and
vagrancy. The problem of vagrancy
received particular attention and va
rious interesting views on its solution
were presented by Dr. William H. Al
len, secretary of the New York so
ciety for improving the condition of
the poor, and others.
This afternoon the conference went
to sectional meeting for the di.s
discussion of juvenile reforms, sanita
ry inspections county and municipal
institutions and various questions of
This evening the conference took up
the report of the standing committee
on state supervision and administra
tion of charities and corrections, of
which Prof. Blackmar of tho univer
sity of Kansas is chairman.
Arranging for Conference.
Washington, May 7. —Professor Si
mon Newcomb of this city sailed on
the Deut< bland today to begin arrange
ments for the international congress
of scientists to he held next year dur
ing the exposition at St Louis. He
will visit Paris and London, where he
will Mieei many scion;i7" men and
pertect plans for tue congress.
'-BRUNSWICK, GA„ FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 8, 1903.
ORDER HAS BEEN HOLDING IN
TERESTING SESSION IN
BRUNSWICK LADY HONORED
Mrs. Lee Christie Was Elected
Grand Matron for Second Term.
The Lodge Has Grown Wonder
fully. During the Year.
Mrs. Alfred Christie returned yester
day from Fitzgerald, where she has
been attending the second annual ses
sion of the grand chapter of the order
of the Eastern Star of the state.
Mrs. Christie says that the meet
ing was a great success, and
showed that the lodge has grown
greatly since the last annual meet
ing. Ten new chapters were given
charters at this meeting.
Mrs. Christie is at the head of the
lodge in Georgia, being grand matron,
and she was re-elected to that place
at the meeting in Fitzgerald. Several
cities made bids for the next gath
ering, and it was decided to hold it
Atlanta. The officers elected at the
meeting are as follows:
Grand matron, Mrs. Lee Christie.
Grand patron, D. C. Welch, Fitzger
Associate grand matron, Mrs. H. M.
Associate grand patron, J. C. Har
Grand secretary, Mrs. E. E. Welsch,
Grand treasurer, Mrs, Lucy Stovall,
Grand conductress, Mrs. J. O Wal
Associate grand conductress, Miss
Alma Peek, Locust Grove.
JUDGE W. T. TURNBULL DEAD.
Passed Awad /at His Home, jp Rente
Judge Walter T. Turnbull died at
his home near Rome Wednesday night.
Judge Turnbull had been in rather
poor health for some time The an
nouncement, of his death came as a
great shock to Romans. Judge Turn
bull, besides serving one term as
judge of the superior court, has rep
resented his county in the Georgia
legislature several limes.
He was not only a profound law
yer, but was a very cultured gentle
man, and as his bearing while judge
was marked by his characteristic gen
tleness and wei! hearing. He was
about 45 years old.
Judge Turnbull was well known in
Brunswick and was here on a short
visit only a few weeks ago.
AFTER THE PROPERTY OWNERS.
They are Being Notified to Repair
Sidewalks at Once.
Chief of Police Burney yesterday
detailed Officer Gregory to serve no
tices on property owners to have their
sidewalks repaired at, once.
At a recent meeting of council a res
olution was passed, condemning a
number of sidewalks, and instructing
clerk to serve notices on the owners
of the property to have same repaired.
These notices were served by Officer
Gregory yesterday and now if the
property owners do not make the ne
cessary repairs the city will do it and
charge same up to the owners.
Will Return Today.
The Brunswick delegates to the su
garcane convention, which was held
in Macon—-Congressman W. G. Brant
ley, Col. C. P. Goodyear and Hon.
Edwin Brobston —will all probably re
turn to the city today. The meet
ing was a great success and was
largely attended by prominent peo
ple from several sections of the
Looking For a Manager.
The Brunswick baseball team is
now about organized, and all thai is
now needed seems to be a manager
for the club. The boys say they have
plenty of good material in the city,
and if they can get some citizen to
manage the club ' hey will be ready
to play ball in the course of a few
Many Will Go.
Brunswick will be well represent
ed at the Confederate veterans’ re
union in New Orleans the* latter part
of this month. Quite a number of the
veterans, sons of veterans and others
are contemplating making the trip.
Orleans is making great prep
arations for entertaining her visitors.
TWO PROMINENT CITIZENS KILL
ED IN A COLLISION AT
Moultrie, Ga., May 7. —In a collis
ion between a log train and a motor
car of Dr. Frank Daniels at 7 o’clock
on the Georgia Southern railroad. Dr.
Daniels, surgeon of the road, and Hon
M. J. Pearsall, a leading JawyeA and
solicitor of the city court, were killed.
Dr. Daniel died at 1,40 last night
and Colonel Parsall at 8 o’clock this
Both were young men and had the
confidence, love and respect of the
The deaths east a gloom over the
entire community. Dr. Daniel will be
buried at Boston and Col. Pearsall at
his old home in North Carolina.
WILL BE BIG CONCERN.
Dixie Drug Company Means Greajt
Enterprise for .,
In our issue of yesterday./*' rtfer
ence was made to the petitt- ,
charter of the Dixie Drug company,
which is to be incorporated at the next
session of the superior court.
More was learned of th .- company
yesterday, and it is now understood
that it will mean quite a big enter
prise for our city.
A number of those interested in
the company were seen yesterday by
a News reporter and it was learned
that the company intends erecting a
large drug factory here. Mr. Clar
ence Gowen, of St. Simon, as is well
known, has been manufacturing sev
eral chemicals on St. Simon for some
time, and he has met with much suc
cess. He is practically at the head
of the new company, and those in
terested have ample capital to carry
out the plans as proposed,
PUT ON ANOTHER TRAIN.
B. and B. Will Offer Excellent Sched
ule to Savannah.
Beginning probably on June first,
the Brunswick and Birmingham rail
road will inaugurate one of the most
convenient schedules between Bruus
th. i\*n M
The train in quest mh will leave this
city in the morning arriving in Sav
anah at 10. Returning, the train will
leave Savannah at ti in the afternoon
arriving at Brunswick at, 9.
By this schedule it will be seen that
on can go over to Savannah in the
morning, spend about eight hours
there and he hack in Brunswick at
9 o’clock the same night.
It is understood that this train will
Also take express and mail between
the two cities.
MAY PUT ON A NIGHT BOAT.
Brunswickians Will Have Opportun
ity to Sleep on Cumberland.
Manager J. L. Jacobi, of the hotel
Cumberland, now has a scheme on
foot, which., if it materializes, will
be a great convenience to those of
our citizens who desire to spend the
night at this popular summer resort.
Mr. Jacobi is quite anxious to get
a night, boat established, and, if ho
can get the assurance of enough of
our people, he will be successful.
It is his idea to have a boat leave
Brunswick every afternoon the
season’about six o’clock. Thi—would
put the passengers at Cumberland at
8. Returning, the boat would leave
there early next morning, putting the
people in Brunswick in time for work.
Mr. Jacobi will lie in the city today
for the purpose of working on this
idea and seeing if he can obtain
enough regular passengers to insure
the service. Anyone who would like
to so spend the nights at Cumberland
should see Mr. Jacobi today.
CASES IN CITY COURT.
Jury Was Dismissed After Yesterday’s
Tlie city court was in session yes
terday and disposed oi the following
State vs. Ed. Fletcher, assault and
battery; nolle pros ed.
State vs. Jim Davis, ‘simple larceny;
State vs. Jim Davis, simple larceny;
verdict of guilty. Sentence nine
months on the chaiugang or a fine of
$50.00 and costs.
E. D. Irvine vs. E. !vl Dart, trover,
E. F. Taylor vs. Viola Loewensteln,
damages; dismi-sed at plaintiff’s cost.
Dillon vs. Day, of. ah, suit on no:e;
verdict for plaintiff.
After the day's session Judge
Sparks dismissed the jury for the
term. The court, however, will meet
again this moring and will take up
ihe motion ducket.
B, 4 B, IMS
DEAL WAS FINALLY CLOSED AT
A MEETING IN SAVANNAH
SOON 10 TAKE CHARGE
Meeting of Officials Wi" be Held in
This City Saturday, When a
Contract for the Shops Will
By an agreement arrived at in Sa
vannah Wednesday, withheld from our
columns yesterday morning by request
0.1 those interested, the Brunswick
and Birmingham Railroad Cos. have
leased, for a period of years, the shops
of the Atlantic Coast Line in this
There has been no purchase of the
property, which still remains in the
Coast Line, but the B. & 8., as stat
ed above, for a stated sum, have leas
ed the shops and in a few days will
remove their mechanical department
from the old fair ground site to the
property in question.
Under the original agreement Gen
eral Superintendent Dunham, of the
Coast Line, was to have been in
the city today, to confer with Gen
eral Manager McDuffie, of the B. & 8.,
and Division Counsel Kay, of the
Coast Line, but, because of the ab
sence of Col. Kay today, the confer
ence has been deferred until Satur
The deal has been on foot for sev
eral months ajid its final consumma
tion will not be a supriee to the
By the lease of these shops the
Brunswick & Birmingham people have
secured commodious headquarters for
a very important branch of their bus
iness and are to be congratulalted
fin the same.
iN IMF. STORES TOD A
At EHca'n’s—Read y-GVwoar and
Mrs. Isaac's —great bargain sale
Levy’s—l,allies’ waists sale. Beau
tiful lino at. maked-down prices.
J A. Smith's—Special showing of
the celebrated Dorothy Dodd shoe.
See tho line sure.
Miller Son. —Suitable spring
McGarvey’s—Floor covering, Mat
ting, rugs, linoleum, oil cloth. Special
Carnegie to Preside.
London May 7. —Andrew Carnegie
was greeted by a rarely distuingulshed
gathering when he presided at the
iron and steel trades annual banquet
tonight. Among those who were pres
ent were; Hon. Balfour, Prime Min
ister, Lord Chief Justice Al
verstone. Ambassador Choate, the
duke of Devonshire, James Bryce,
John Morley, Lord lirassoy and a host
Alabama T. P. A’s Meet.
Montgomery, Ala.. May 7.—The
state capital today experienced an In
vasion of knights of the grip in the
persons of several hundred delegates
to the annual state convention of the
Travelers’ Protective association. At
11 o’clock this morning the visitors
assembled at the Elks’ Home and lis
tened to an uddres of welcome by
OCEAN PIER NOTES.
Interesting Items From the Summer
Ocean Pier, St Simon, May 7
Captain Tapper has just had the
pier put in first class condition and
the island steamers will land there
Fish are biting at the pier and large
parties are daily enjoying the sport.
The Ue.'Sie number J will soon be
gin triple daily trips to the Pier.
Two trips will be made from Bruns
wick Sunday and large crowds are
Every warm day many bathers can
be seen off the Neptune bath house.
Married Wednesday Evening.
At the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
George R. Harvey. Wednesday evening
M. Thomas R. Lambright and Miss
Addie Chris!ian were united in mar
riage, Rev. W. M Gilmore officiating.
The groom is a son of .fudge James
T. Lambright and is a sturdy young
business man. The bride is a sister
of Mr- G R. Harvey and formerly
resided at Clinton. U
DEATH OF GEORGIA MAN IN
TEMPLE, OKLA., HAS TRAGIC
Carrollton, Ga., May 7.—The death
of Will Westbrooks, of Carrollton,
which occurred at Temple. Okla., last
week, had some of the most tragic
features ever witnessed. The young
man, who was prosperous and in
dustrious had lhe habit of drinking
occasionally, and on that, unfortunate
day was taken in custody by officers
and was incarcerated in the city pris
on. Shortly thereafter it was discov
ered that Westbrooks had set the
building on fire. Speedy relief suc
ceeded in saving him. but I he building
was burned. He had to be placed
then in the county, jail where he was
left by (lie sheriff when he went to
supper. On his return he found the
building in flames and when the res
cue party broke open the corridor
they found the flames burning at such
a rate as to he past control and noth
ing could he done for the prisoner,
who was perhaps already dead, and
ihe building could not he saved, but
down on him, thus compelling the sec
ond chapter of the day’s horror for
this young man
The remains were charred beyond
recognition and were burled I here by
relatives. Mr. Westbrooks had only
been west for a few months.
IHE BOARD OF TRADE
Several Interesting Matters Came Up
Before the Brunswiick Com
The hoard of trade held its reg
ular weekly meeting yesterday morn
ing at the cjty hall and a number ol
interesting matters came up and were
discussed by the members present.
The hoard took action in reference
to juyuMflMf. i.mrjMte . Greater item
I freuTX. $x- ~ IJ3V■ .U.
a donation from this city. Lift- the meet>
ing yesterday 'the board appropriated
SIOO to the movement and the secre
tary was instructed to forward a
check for that amount.
It is understood that an effort will
bo made by the hoard to get the
city council and county commission
ers to also appropriate a sum, a num
ber of members will contribute, and
it is hoped that later another check,
for a larger amount, will be sent to
aid this great movement, which is
now on in the state.
Another matter which was discuss
ed at the meeting yesterday was that
of securing the Postal Telegraph
company in this city. This company
is now stretching it.s wires in this
section, and tho board is quite anx
ious to have them establish an office
here. The secretary of tho board is
now in communication with the head
of this big company, and it is prob
able that something definite will he
learned in the course of a few weeks.
While th attendance at the meet
ing was rather small, those present
discussed with interest these subjects
which axe of vital interest to our
people generally, and the meeting was
a very interesting one.
FIRED THROUGH THE DOOR.
Raft Hands Proceed to Have a
“Rough House” in Tinderloin
Because Girlie Murray, in the ten
derloin district refused jt.o * admit
them in her house, Simon Onl and
C. M. Dowdy, two raft hands, who
arrived in the city yesterday, pulled
their pistols and proceeded to fire
through the front door
The police department was soon
notified that, tin* men were trying
to raise a “rough house,’’ and officers
arrive!- and they were placed in jail
and will he arraigned in the police
court this mornig.
To Meet in Pittsburg.
Pitsburg, P. A., May 7.--The bien
nial convention of the Order of Rail
way Conductors, to tie held here next
week, promises to be one of the most
impel taut meetings ever held by the
order. The report of Grand Chief
Conductor E. E. Clark is being antic
ipated with considerable interest. Mr.
Clark was a member of tile labor com
mission which investigated ttie anthra
cite coal sti'ke, and it is believed bis
report will c al Willi many points
brought io light In the hearing be
iure that body.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
GAW MILL AND RAILROAD AT
TORNEYS WILL HAVE A
COL. KAY l(i Bf PRFSFNI
Judge Emory Speer Will Hear Very
Important Case in Macon on May
12—Great Interest Attaches
to the Outcome.
On May 12 Judge Speer will hear,
at Macon, (ia„ the injunction case
brought by members of Ihe Georgia
Saw Mill association against (lie
Southern, Atlantic Coast Line and
other lines in this section to pro
vouf the proposed increase of two
cents per hundred pounds on lumber
piling to ports nurlb of the Ohio and
cast and west ol the Mississippi riv
er. Great interest attaches to the out
come of the case, both on account
ol the important legal questions in
volved, as well as the large monied
interests at stake. Much time lias
been devoted by traffic officials and
counsel of the lines affected to the
preparations of Ihe case, and two
conferences, each lasting two days,
have been recently held in Atlanta.
Another conference will lie held thee;
today and it is understood the
lumber interests have been equally ac
tive in preparing their side r.t ito>
tight, Messrs. Ellis, Wimbish. a Ellis,
Atlanta, representing the complaining
lumbermen, while. Judge Edward Bax
ter, of Nashville, Tenn., who is ail
expert on all questions of railroad
notes and traffic law, will lend in the
representation of the railroad compa
Each company will have its own
counsel engaged in the fight. Col. W.
E. Kay, of this city, appears as coun
sel for Ihe Atlantic Coagit Line:,, and
ttejßfeJOf/Aqyte for that
Improper feeding brings on disease.
The use of coffee for instance is al
most certain to cause organic ills. Tho
whole system of health becomes in
volved and tiie physical failure known
as collapse is always impending. No
financial tr uoanlecbbfgw mf wfwflyw
financial trouble can cause hall the
suffering that follows discs < anil
most disease comes from what wo
cat and drink.
It is no guess work, but solid, scien
tific fact that coffee hurts about it of
every 10 that drink it. It attacks the
vital organs directly, and indirectly
Us ill restots are frequesntly seen in
the remotest comers of the hoii> All
the while serious organic dif-ases
may be growing that will lie hard to
cure and the coffee drinker i- sub
ject to such suffering ns head.c lie
biliousness, flatulence, insomnia, m i:
vousness and a hundred and one other
“Once upon a time, as they say in
fairy tales, v'ie I was controlled h>
the coffee fiend” writes a lady of
St. John, Canada, “life was a weary
burden to me on account of ihe wretch
ed headaches, utter, weariness of
both mind and body and general bit
ionsness, all due, as I afterwards
found out, to the use of coffee.
“Acting upon an old ftiend's advice
I quit coffee and drank Post uni and
presto, in a week I was transformed
into a different being
“In a month I was gifted with
bounding energy in place of my form
er lassitude and a general uprising
of my dormant ambitions was plainly
evident. I lienefiited so neatly ilia
I constituted myself a missionary
among my flioiids to spread lie truiti
about Postmn and I can tell von of
many of my friends vvi o tin u vi l
with wonderful god rcsiihs.”
Name given by P .stun Cos. Mattie
Don't go into health haukrupey
Look into the scientific points of po--
I tint vs. Coffer
A New Lighthouse Tender.
Chicago, May 7. Lighthouses on
Lake Michigan long eared for by the
steamer Dahlia, will, after tune 1.7,
be attended by anew steamer. The
vessel, which will lie named the Su
mac, is nearing completion at the
yards of the lighthouse board at Port
Richmond. N. Y and will be sent to
Chicago as filled for .service. The
new boat, which is IGO ft. long and 30
ft. beam, will cost, when completed,