THE BRUNSWICK DAILY NEWS.
VOLUME 2, NUMBER 200.
JUS INDICTED BY
THE GRAND Jll
TRUE BILL AGAINST CLINTON
BROWN WAS RETURNED
IS CHARGED WITH \ FELONY
The City Jailer Accused of Assault
With Intent to Murder—lndict
ment Grows Out of Old
As was to have been expected
the grand Jury, at Its session yes
terday morning, returned a true
bill against Clinton Brown, at pres
ent the city jailer, charging him with
the offense of assault and intent to
murder. The facts leading up to this
indictment are familiar to the people
of this city.
Some time ago there was a differ
ence between Brown and T. L. Lamb,
at that time a member of the police
force of the city of Brunswick.
Brown, it is claimed, invited Lamb
to accompany him into the rear of
the city jail yard, and when some dis
tance from the back entrance to the
barracks, secured a gun, which he
had secreted in the yard, and attempt
ed to kill Lamb.
The latter, seeing the situation,
got out of the way before any damage
wasi done. The cases were taken up
by the city council and Lamb was
discharged from the force for con
duct unbecoming an officer and Brown
was suspended for a period of 30
Here the matter rested until the
grand jury met and took the case up
from a criminal standpoint, with the
Of course, like all other cases of
this character, there are several
-sides of the story, and it likely that the
truth of the matter will never be
known until the case against Brown
is finally placed on trial.
The original case, disposed of by
the city council, created considerable
interest in the city and it is to be
presumed that this development will
be equally interesting.
Up to a late hour last night the
warrants had not ben placed in the
hands of the sheriff, but it is more
than likely that, it will be done early
this morning. In the meantime tho
defendant is under bond in the sum
of one thousand dollar,-, having been
so placed in the justice court.
on Again today.
The Methodist Ladies Will Serve
The lunch, served yesterday by the
ladies of the Methodist Aid society
was a success in every way. The
ladies were well patronized and every
one was pleased with the nice lunch
They will serve lunch today and
tomorrow at the same hours and prom
ise a tine bill of fare.
This evening from 7 to 10 they will
serve ice cream and cake, and every
body is invited to attend.
IS LIVELY IN ATLANTA.
No Telling Who Will be the Lucky
Atlanta, May 19.—The delegation of
Brunswick Knights reached here ear
ly this morning safe and sound.
The election of officers seems to be
almost the sole subject of conversa
tion and verybody is more than in
There is no telling at this time who
will be the lucky candidates.
Odd Fellows Next.
Six hundred Odd Fellows and a hun
dred or more Rebakahs of Georgia
will go to Atlanta next week to at
tend the grand encampment, grand
lodge meeting and assembly of Re
bakahs. The grand encampmet will
convene next Tuesday morning at the
Turn Verein hall, 117 1-2 Whitehall
street, and continues through a night
session. On Wednesday morning the
grand lodge will meet at the same
hall. The regular session of the as
sembly of the Rebakahs will be held
Wednesday and Thursday at the Odd
Fellows hall, corner of Alabama and
Superintendent Visscher Here.
Superintendent of Construction
Visscher, of the Ferguson Contract
ing company, contractors for the B. &
B„ arrived in the city yesterday on
l-u-iness, and will be here until this
r,. in i.e luinu .run, ... . and
ieports that thing- are moving on
nicely at that end of the line.
LARGE EXCURSION CAME IN FROM
POINTS ON A. & B. AND
B. & B.
The excursion train from points
on the B. & B. and A. & 8., which
was scheduled to arrive in the city
at 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon, did
not reach here until about 9 o’clock.
The crowd is an unusually large one
and are oft on a genuine good time.
They come from various sections of
the state between this city and Mon
They will remain here tomorrow
and' next day, and will spend some
time at the islad resorts before re
turning to their homos.
The crowd on the whole is a rep
resentative one, and some of the most
prominent citizens of that portion of
the country. .
Manager Jacobi was in the city
cumulating amongst the new arrivals
and as a result about one-half will
go dow to Cumberland this morning
on the steamer Emmeline. A number
will also go to St. Simon, and it prom
ises to be a good day with the resorts
The tickets bear a three days limit
and most of the visitors will stay
over and take advantage of the oppor
tunity thus given them.
THE GEORGIA DRUGGISTS ARE
HOLDING SWAY IN THE
Macon, Ga., May 19. —The Pharma
ceutical association began its annual
convention here this morning.
The meetings are being held in An
derson’s music hall, over Cable Cos.,
No. 357 Second street.
The first day’s program was as
Meeting called to order at 10 o’clock
sharp, by President John H. Polhill,
formerly of Brunswick, now of Au
Prayer, Rev . M. H. Frazer.
Welcome address, Hot). Claude
Response, Mr. Ralph O. Howard,
of Columbus, Ga.
Fifteen minutes recess at 12 m.
Adjournment at 1 o’clock.
Afternoon Session—Meeting called
to order for regular business.
5 o'clock, adjournment.
4 o’clock carriage ride tendered the
Tho local druggists tendered the
association an informal reception at
9 p. m. in . the parlors of the Hotel
Tho program for tomorrow will be
Morning Session —9:39 sharp, meet
ing called to order for regular busi
Election of officers for ensuing year
12 m-, Fifteen minutes recess.
Final adjournment about 1 p. m.
The Log Cabi club has again kindly
tendered the association the use of its
club house and grounds.
At 3:30 p. m., all will assemble at
corner of Second and Cherry streets
and take the electric cars ofr the club
and a good time.
Cyclist Shuld be Forced to Discon
tinue the Dangerous Habit.
Several accidents have occurred
recently caused by reckless bicycle
riding and the police department
should put a stop to it at once or
there will be some lives lost.
The reckless riding Is almost con
fined to the colored population. It
seems that when one of them get on
a wheel they see how fast they can
go down the principal sections of the
city. The News hopes that the of
icias will take a hand in the matter.
Georgians Getting Pensions.
Washington, May 19.—The southern
states are receiving quite an increase
in its modicum of pension money
these days, since the operation of the
act of congress increasing the pen
sions of Mexican war veterans from
$8 to sl2 a month, Georgia has been
getting her share.
Accident at Steel Plant.
The large pile driver used in the
driving of piles out at the site of the
Mohawk Valley Steel and Wire Cos.
was put out of business yesterday
morning by an accident which hap
pened to some of the machinery. It
wa.. at once sei f jo ! ; .rcpairj.l, fI’WJ
it is thought that tiie walk will lie
resumed this morning.
BIG DAMAGE CASE
IS ON POO TODAY
INGRAM TO ASK THE HILTON
DODGE LUMBER COMPANY
FOR LARGE AMOUNT
WAS TRIED ONCE BEFORE
The Supreme Court .Reversed the
Lower One and Ordered a
The mooted ease of Ingram, vs the
Hilton-Dodge Lumber company, per
sonal damages, will be called in Glynn
superior court at the opening session
of that tribunal this morning.
This case does ont need very much
introduction to the people of this
Several years ago the plaintiff,
while an employee in the mills of the
defendant/company, at St. Simon, was
the victim of a very serious accident,
which, it is alleged, incapacitated the
said plaintiff to such an extent that
he could scarcely earn a livelihood.
In the original trial of the case a
verdict was rendered for the defend
However, Attorey D. W. Krauss, re
representing Ingram, carried the liti
gation to the supreme court, and that
tribunal reversed the judgment of
the lower court and ordered anew
trial, hence the proceedings today.
Messrs. Kay, Bennett & Conyers
will appear for the Hillon-Dodgc Lum
ber company and Col. D. W. Krauss
will look out for the Ingram end of
A large number of witnesses front
all sections of the state bae been
summoned and' it is more than likely
that the trial of the case wil con
sume at least two days.
THE MILL SEEMS CcrtTAm.
Wisconsin Lumbermen Hav e Abput
Decided to Locate Here.
It is understood that information
was received in the city yesterday to
the effect that Messrs. Snell and Rice,
of Wisconsin, who were here last week
looking into the advisability of build
ing a large saw mill here, have about
decided to make the investment.
When these gentlemen were in
Brunswick they were seen by a rep
resentative of the News and expressed
themselves as being very much pleas
ed with the city as a good site for a
large and thoroughly up-to-date mill.
They have recently purchased some
very fine timber lands on the line of
the B. & B. and other sections
of the county, and it now seems more
than probable that they will come
to Brunswick and build the mill as
was originally contemplated.
If this be the case it may mean
much for this city, and give us a
new enterprise of the character that
we really need.
A Fight With a Swam of Bees.
Hon. T. W. lamb, the well known
Glynn county citizen, had an experi
ence with a swam of bees Monday
afternoon that he will not soon for
get. He was doing some work on his
farm and unearthed a swam, and be
fore he could get away from them
he had about fourteen remembrances
of the occasion in the way of stings.
He is not seriously hurt however.
In a Week.
In the course of a few days “Mar
tin’s palace of sweets,” successors to
Lloyd’s place, on Newcastle street,
will be open. This, when completed,
will be one of the most attractive
places in the city. Mr. Martin hopes
to be in position to serve the public
in the course of a week.
Work Goes On.
The work of dredging in the harbor
goes steadily on and the water and
mud pumped up from the bottom of
the river through long pipes to a point
back of the jetties where it rapidly
forms a solid mass and adds to the
strength of the jetties. It is an inter
esting sight to see the pump at work
and tourists to and from the island
resorts view the workings dally and
speculate on how and why it i3
done. . i ~®i
Jekyl Island presents a practically
deserted appearance, all the guests
having gone and the cottages are
boarded up for the summer. The last
season was the best one that Jekyl
ever had and it Is probable that more
c<Y, will bn built before the next
season opens, as the island is growing
each year in popularity.
BRUNSWICK, GA„ WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 20, 1903.
TWO OTHER CONCERNS
CHARTERED BY JUDGE PAR
Two more new business cocerns
were incorporaien in the superior
court yesterday morning which means
that the commerce of the city is to be
enhanced by just that many new and
Probably the most important of the
two, is the Glynn Development com
pany, which is organized by a num
ber of the most prominent business
men of the city. The company, which
is. a brad new one, propose to en
gage largely in the handling of real
estate and improved property. The
incorporators are among the most sub
stantial business representatives of
the community, and there is bo ques
tion but what the concern will, in
a short time, rank among the sound
est concerns of the fjlty.
The Stanley Land Go., like its broth
er Incorporation, is anew venture in
business Brunswick. It will have be
hind it some very strong people. It
will also make the real estate line
a special field of endeavor and It is
more than likely to succeed.
The News extends its very best
wishes to both of the new organiza
FIRE INSURANCE CONCERNS
TALK OF FORMING A BIG
The following sent out under an
Atlanta date line, of May 18, will he
of interest in Brunswick fire insur
ance circles generally:
’’Current fire insurance rumors
speak of the early amalgamation of
the Southeastern Tariff association,,
and the Southern Inspection bureau,
F. J. McFadden, now secretary of
the burtan, as assistant secretary.
The S. E. T. A. is now allowed by
reason of anti-compact laws, to op
erate only In Georgia, North Carolina,
Florida, Alabama and Virginia. The
bureau does not make rates, but
makes surveys of special hazards and
leaves it to the companies to name
their rates, thus being to operate in
all the southern and southeastern
Interested managers point out many
advantages of the amalgamation,
which is also looked upon favorably
by company headquarters. Under
present arrangements the two con
cerns impose a rather heavy tax upon
their members, and tho expense of
maintaining the two separately is
greater than if they were one. It
is also believed that better results
can ho obtained by operating both
bodies from one headquarters. The
projected amalgamation will be a
matter of very great interest to all
fire insurance agents as well as to
every company operating in this sec
MONETARY DELEGATES SAILED
FROM NEW YORK FOR LON
..New York, May 19. —Mess. Hanna,
Jenks and Conant, who will represent
the United States at the Internation
al Monetary Commission, cailed tor
London today. While enroute the
commission will map out a detailed
plan for the work which takes them
Tho object of this commission, ac
cording to ono of the delegates, is to
bring about stability in the cost of
gold bills of exchange. The present
uncertain conditions leave the cost of
.merchandise and speculation one of
great risk, not only of (failure tio
make profit but of loss.
The subject is a very greaat impor
tant one. Any measure of success
warrants the effort that this gov
ernment is now making in reference
to the appeal of China and Corea.
Both Made Happy.
In the News want column of yes
terday there appeared two advertise
ments. One for a lost dog, the other
for a lost cat, and before 9 a. m.,
both advertisers had the animals re
turned to them. The News can find
anything: from a cat to a hundred dol
lar bill. '' ih read by the people.
ON IDE SCENE
NEW ORLEANS IS A GLEAM OF
LIGHT FIR THE WEARERS
OF THE GRAY.
USUAL POST-DAY SERVICES
General Gordon Present and Delivers
an Address That Sets the Old
Rebel Heart to
New Orleans, May 19.—More than
fifty thousand visitors were in tho
city today to attend the thirteenth
annual reunion of the Confederate
veterans. Asa preliminery to the for
mal opening of the convention the us
ual memorial services in honor of
Jefferson Davis were held in Christ’s
church at 10 o’clock this morning un
der the the auspices of the Southern
An hour later thousands were strug
gling to enter tho convention auditor
ium at the fair grounds, where short
ly after 12 o’clock, the great gathering
was called to order by General 1,.
B. Levert, commanding the Louisia
na division of Confederate veterans.
In the great crowd of grand old
men there were delegates from ev
ery southern state. Th auditorium a
great structure, was a solid mass of
Confederate flags and hunting and
pictures of Lee, Jackson and other
leaders of the Confederacy.
There was not a foot of vacant
space in this mammoth building when
after the prayer by , Chaplain-Gen
sral of the associaiton, General Le
vert introduced Governor Heard who
in a patriotic speech welcomed the
visitors. Mayor Capodeville exten
ded a greeting on behalf of the city
of Now Orleans.
After the rendering of /afew mel
chairman of the reunion committee,
presented the building to the veterans.
He told of the services which Louis
iana had rendered to the Confeder
ate cause of the tribulation of the
'people of New Orleans during those
'trying days and referred to the city
[as the home of Beauregard and other
I famous heroes of the war.
| General John B. Gordon arose to
respond to the address but it was at
'least ten minutes before the enthti
siam at the sight of their old loader
could be controlled by the presiding
officer. The waving of flags, the hur
rah of the old veteran-- and the gen
eral great welcome accorded to Gen
eral Gordon is a sight never to he
forgotten. Mon who iiave never at
tended the reunions before, saw their
old commander for the first time
since they left him at the ciose of
the war. General Gordon looks any
thing but well. When order was re
stored the General responded to the
address of Mr. Krutchitt. In accept
ing the building General Gordon than
ked the people of New Orlenas for
the warmth of the welcome and made
touching reference to the recent death
of General Moorman, for many years
Adjutant of the Confedtrate Veter
ans association and a prominent resi
dent of New Orleans.
Following the address of General
Gordon a number of others spoke, tho
initial committees were appointed and
the convention adjourned to attend a
reception given by the Daughters of
There Is a strong fight on for the
next meeting place and there is no
telling where it will go as yet. Sav
annah has a strong committee hero
and is doing everything possible to
secure the convention for 1904 but
it is said that the chances are in favor
of another city.
A Pretty Place.
There is not a more complete res
taurant in this section that James W.
Wilson’s and the people should show
their appreciation of Mr. Wilson’s ef
fort to give them what they have long
needed by liberally patronising him.
Everything is first class in every res
Will Return Sunday.
Most of the veterans and others who
went from this city to the Confedeiate
reunion at New Orleans, will return
Sunday morning. Some few will re
main until later next week but the
majority will reach here before Mon
No Afternoon Session.
The grand jury met yesterday morn
ing and held a very interesting ses
sion, investigating a number of mat
tois. They adjourned, however, at
noon unt.l ten o'clock this morning
'FIRST GEORGIA REGIMENT MAY
I CAMP ON CUMBERLAND OR
Tilt officers of the First Georgia rog
i iment, of which tho Riflemen of this
| city are attached, are now looking for
j a suitable site for the encampment
to be held this summer. Committees
have visited Augusta and other points,
. hut as yet have not. decided on a point.
The object is to secure a place as
near at hand as possible in order to
save milage and other expenses.
The members of the Riflemen have
been discusing the situation, and the
matter will be taken up at the meeting
of that company to be held this
evening with a view of trying to in
duce the regiment to come to Cumber
land or St. Simon for their camp.
It is thought that committees will
he appointed to visit Savannah and
confer with the officers of the regi
ment and it is not unlikely that they
can be induced to come to one or the
other of the two places'.
There is a splendid site on St. Si
mon and if the Savannah officers can
he persuaded to come over and take
a look al it they will surely be im
pressed with it.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF THIS
CITY TO PURCHASE A
It is very probable that within the
next few months a magnificent new
pipe organ will he installed in the
Presbyterian church. For several
days the movement to get this in
strument has been under way and as
surances of subscriptions to pay for
same have been generous and sulli
e|snl Ig number and amounts to war
plated. It is estimated the new or
gan wilt cost about $1,500.
The present pipe organ now in use
will be given in part exchange for the
This movement on the part of tho
Presbyterian church will be in line
with the progress that the church has
been making for the past five years.
During that time some $13,000 have
been raised for church purposes by
tlie congregation. Tho church debt
has been entirely paid and the finan
cial affairs have been placed on a
sound basis by the officers and mem
bers of the .congregation.
CAPT. DART EXPLAINS.
Reasons Why He Misses the Singing
Mr. Edwin Brobston, President New
Town Debating Socle* y.
Dear Sir: —I regret very much (hat
I could not appear in the musical con
test last night, especially as 1 had
carefully prepared my ballad, and, as
an encore, had selected a cathchy love
song dedicated to one of your charm
ing attendant- ; hut on yesterday ev
ening was informed by Mr. Clarence
Heavy that he and three of his friends
would render a quartette. From the
musical personnel of the quartette 1
could not see how I could with
duo respect to classic music, ap
pear; when I knew it would result
in such an abortion.
At some future meeting of your
society it will give me pleasure to
delight the members with some of
P. S.—l trust the ladies were gov
erned by my suggestion, a.- no doubt
they had use for their ear muffs last
night. Had I attended my illness
would have ben much more acute than
Things Look Bright.
Chief Engineer Roberts, of the B.
& B„ returned from a business trip
to New York yesterday and was seen
by a News reporter. The geniel cap
tain does very little talking, but when
asked of the situation in Gotham, he
simply said: “it looks brightt to
To Last Three Weeks.
It is more than probable that the
superior court will remain in session
for at. least throe weeks and during
that time it will have to spare mom
ents. The story case will probably be
the longest winded tried. It will more
than likely consume two days iu this
PRICI FIVE CENTS.
SECOND OA! Of
CONSIDERABLE ROUTINE MAT
TERS HANDLED BUT RECORD
OF FIRST DAY IS GOOD
THE JURY PLAYED IN LUGK
All But One Panel Excused for a Half
Day—Sealed Verdict Returned
Yesterday’s session of Glynn super
ior court did not expert iatc the bus
iness with tlie rapidity that charac
terized the first day’s session of that
There were lots of long drawn out
arguments on the part of various
counsel and all in all the day was
not a time saver.
At noon the jury in the case of the
Acme Brewing company, vs. Tlios.
Foley was given to the jury. In the'
meantime the court had excused the
other panel of jurors, and at four
o’clock, the jury still being out, the
court took a reces until 8 o’clock this
The cases disposed of during the
day were as follows:
Alice E. Chandler, vs. J. M. Hooden
pyle defendant, Diebold Safe and Lock
Cos., claimant, claim.
Lula Ford Lancaster, vs. W. W.
Lancaster, libel for divorce; dismiss
ed for want of prosecution.
W. W. King, vs. R. Torras, com
plaint; verdict for plaintiff.
John Armstrong, receiver, vs. Ro
sendo Torras, suit on notes; verdict
Seaboard Air Lino Railway, vs. J.
it. Harrison, certiorari; settled and,
Seaboard Air Line, vs. CL W—Apsi,
neu,tertiorarl; settled and dlraiS|f
action to reform and foreclose mort
gage; verdict for plaintiff.
Arah P. Branham, vs. Kennon Mott,
distress warrant and counter affidavit;
dismissed for want of prosecution.
Acme brewing Cos. vs. Thomas Fo
ley, sealed verdict.
It’s easy to Shake off the Coffee Habit
There are many people who make
the humiliating acknowledgement
that they are dependent upon Cof
fee to “brace them up” every little
while. These have never learned the
truth about Postum Cereal Coffee
which makes leaving off coffee a sim
ple matter and brings health and
strength in place of coffee ills. A
lady of Davenport, lowa, who has us
ed Postum Food Coffee for five years
is competent to talk upon the subject.
"I am a school teacher and during
extra work when 1 thought I needed
to be braced up I used to indulge in
rich, strong coffee of which I was
very fond and upon which I thought
1 was dependent.
"I began to have serious heart pal
pitation and at times had sharp pains
around the heart and more or less
stomach trouble. I read about Pos
tum and got some to try. I dropped
coffee, took up the Postum and it wor
ked such wonders for me that many
of my friends took it up.
"in a short time I was well again
even able to attend evening socials,
and 1 did not miss my coffee at all.
Now l can truthfully say that I have
been repaid fully for the change 1
made. 1 have no indications of heart
disease and not once in the past four
months have I had a sick headacho
or billious spell.
"My lather, 78 years old, is a IJos
tum enthusiast and feels that his good
health in a large measure, is due to
the six cups of good Postum which
he enjoys every day,”
Name furnished by Postum Cos., Bat
le Creek, Mich.
There is a reason.
To Meet Tonight.
The members of the Brunswick Ri
flemen will hold a very important
business meeting in their armory
tiiis evening and among other things
the proposed encampment of the
First Georgia regiment, and where it
is to bo hold will be taken up and
Still at Work.
A force of hands is still at work
tearing away the old market building
on Newcastle street. As previously
stated the material in this wreck is
to be used for the foundation to the
new school building, which is tv
be erected iu New Town. , t