The Brunswick daily news. (Brunswick, Ga.) 1903-1906, May 08, 1903, Image 1
THE BRUNSWICK DAILY NEWS. VOLUME 2, NUMBER ISO. A BIG MEETING ON IN SAVANNAH - —— BAPTISTS AP.E GATHER INGTHERE FROM ALL SECTIONS OF THE COUNTRY. SESSION WILL BEGIN TODAY Banquet Was Given Last Night and Was Participated in By a Large Number of the Ministers Present. 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 the convention 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 tion. 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. McConnell, Atlanta. “They spoke the word of Clod wiith boldness and great grace was upon them all.” “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, Philadelphia. “They shall come together out of the land of the nort h to the land that 1 gave.” “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, Ky. "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 terday says: “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 American citizen.” 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. FACTORY l; AIKEN CANNING COMPANY TO , MAKE IMPROVEMENTS ON THEIR PLANT. 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 sters. 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 TOURING CALIFORNIA f He Was Met By Large Party iin the Beautiful San Bernadino Valley Yesterday. 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 took place. 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 Angeles. FOR SWEET CHARITY. National Conference is Beinj& Held In Atlanta. 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 night. 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 public inlportanee. 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. EASTERN STAB NAMES OFFICERS —-f ORDER HAS BEEN HOLDING IN TERESTING SESSION IN FITZGERALD. BRUNSWICK LADY HONORED Mrs. Lee Christie Was Elected Grand Matron for Second Term. ■ 5* 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. Brunswick. Grand patron, D. C. Welch, Fitzger ald. Associate grand matron, Mrs. H. M. Delkin, Atlanta. Associate grand patron, J. C. Har man, Tennille. Grand secretary, Mrs. E. E. Welsch, Fitzgerald. Grand treasurer, Mrs, Lucy Stovall, Tilton. Grand conductress, Mrs. J. O Wal ker, Cochran. Associate grand conductress, Miss Alma Peek, Locust Grove. JUDGE W. T. TURNBULL DEAD. Passed Awad /at His Home, jp Rente "Wednesday'. - 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 country. 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 weeks. 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. WRECK —♦ — TWO PROMINENT CITIZENS KILL ED IN A COLLISION AT MOULTRIE. 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 morning. Both were young men and had the confidence, love and respect of the entire public. 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 jWtfrtfrPP'' nt 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 Session. Tlie city court was in session yes terday and disposed oi the following cases: State vs. Ed. Fletcher, assault and battery; nolle pros ed. State vs. Jim Davis, ‘simple larceny; noile prossed. 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, etc., dismissed. 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 THtA.E.LSHOPS ♦ DEAL WAS FINALLY CLOSED AT A MEETING IN SAVANNAH WEDNESDAY. SOON 10 TAKE CHARGE Meeting of Officials Wi" be Held in This City Saturday, When a Contract for the Shops Will Be Signed. 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 city. 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 day. The deal has been on foot for sev eral months ajid its final consumma tion will not be a supriee to the reading public. 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 dress hats. Mrs. Isaac's —great bargain sale continues. 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 goods. McGarvey’s—Floor covering, Mat ting, rugs, linoleum, oil cloth. Special prices. 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 of others. 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 Mayor Joseph. OCEAN PIER NOTES. Interesting Items From the Summer Resort. 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 hereafter. 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 expected 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 CREMATED DEATH OF GEORGIA MAN IN TEMPLE, OKLA., HAS TRAGIC FEATURES 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 MEETING YESTERDAY Several Interesting Matters Came Up Before the Brunswiick Com mercial Body. 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 District. 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. CONFERENCE 111 ATLANTA TODAY GAW MILL AND RAILROAD AT TORNEYS WILL HAVE A MEETING. 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 nies. 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 IN * A Failurg^lmpsyding, 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 ills. “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 Creek, Mb-h 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, $125,000.