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THE BRUNSWICK DAILY NEWS.
VOLUME 2, NUMBER 204.
THE REPUBLIC IN
THE TIDE OF IMMIGRATION IS
SURGING IN TOO
DR. REDE ON TIMELY TOPJC
The Well Known Pastor Discusses
Interestingly a Thoroughly
( By Wyllys Rede, D. D.)
It is in no alarmist spirit that this
cry is raised. America is so young
and strong that she cam stand a great
deal. But there is a limit to her en
durance. Towards that limit we are
rapidly and recklessly rushing. We
are so self-confident of our ability to
carry the enormous burdens which we
have assumed that we do not hesitate
to take upon ourselves others which
do' not belong to us. Thus we are
jeopardizing the most sacred and im
portant interests. We are permitting
and even fostering a great movement
which, if it goes on, will undermine
our and wreck our free
institutions. We are encouraging the
emigration of milieus of foreigners
into our midst. There would be lit
tle danger in this, if they were peo
ple of intelligence and high chaiacter.
But they are not. Nine out of ten the
foreigners who are flocking to our
shores belong to the lower classes of
population in the countries from
which they come. Few of them have
any elucation. Hardly any of them
are property holders. Some of them
are criminals, anarchists and paupers.
America has become the dumping
ground for the refuse of Europe. She
is welcoming within her borders a
mightey army of aliens, who by birth,
breeding and past experience have
been disqualified for the exercise
of citizenship under a free govern
met, and who are hostile to our cher
ished principles. They are a danger
.oms element almost impossible for
iis to assimilate, whocare already mak
ing trouble and will make more later
on. Every ship load of them increas
es the*peril and hastens the day of
our 'calamity. Some day, perhaps
when it is too late, we shall awaken
to a realization of the serious danger
of the situation. It is high time that
we should face the issue.
Do we realize what is really going
on? Foreign immigration has been in
creasing with! tfartling rapidity (of
late years. This year it threatens to
reach the highest figure ever known,
in the last nine months 500,000 for
eigners have come to the United
•States. The great bulk of them have
come, not from England, Germany,
Sweden and France, which furnish the
best class of emigrants, but from Italy,
Austria, Russia and Turkey. They rep
resent the worst elements or Euro
pean civilization, the most ignorant,
degraded, unprogressive, and lawless
people in the world who make any
claim at all to civilization. They are
a menace to our free institutions, be
cause it will take them centuries to
reach the point where they will be
fit for the ballot, but they will get it
almost at once. They will crowd our
native born people out of employment,
fill our prisons and asylums, and
make rioting and bloodshed whenever
their baser passions are aroused. They
are coming in upon us like a flood,
submerging our cities in human filth,
and befouling our social and politi
cal life. ,
Last Monday one single steamer
landed 3,000 of them in New York,
mostly Polish Jews. This sort of
thing cannot go on without the most
serious coonsequences. It must be
Stopped., But how? Our politicians
encourage the evil, because they hope
to buy votes from these human cat
tle.,The great steamship (companies
buy legislative protection to help them
enrich themselves at the expense of
(their country. The masses of the
people are too busy getting rich to no
tice what is going on. Meanwhile
we are drifting towards the rocks.
We do not feel the danger greatly
in the south, because here the foreign
born element is small. The negro,
with all his faults, is a far less dan
gerous person and a better citizen
than the Italian or Polish immi
grant. We have less to fear from
him. We itheiefore do not realize
the gravity of the situation. But from
the very fact that our business inter
ests are not directly involved and that
we can view the question at long
range, we ought to *be able to see
it more clearly than our northern
brethren do. Our interests as well
as theirs are at stake. Our native
land is in peril. Can we not find
some way to save her, before it is
SMALL ACCIDENT ON THE B. &
NOT SERIOUSLY HURT.
A slight accident happened to yard
engine number 7 of the B. & 8., yes
terday morning in which small in
juries was done to the engine and
the engineer, Robert Lancaster.
The accident was a simple derail
ment occasioned by a collision be
tween the engine and a few freight
Mr. Lancaster was only slightly hurt
and his wounds were cared for by Dr.
G. W. Blanton, surgeon of the com
The engine was immediately repair
ed and will be in commission again to
A GREAT REBATE SALE
Mrs. M. Isaac is to Put on One This
Week. An Innovation in This City
Elsewhere in this issue will be found
the page advertisement of Mrs, M.
Isaac, the well known Newcastle St.
dry goods merchant.
Mrs. Isaac is going to introduce
a rebate sale that promises to be a
very popular thing with the people
generally. All customers will, during
this sale, receive a rebate of five
per cent of their purchases.
Mrs. Isaac is thoroughly enterpris
ing and deserves the patronage of
the people of the city.
SUNSHINE MAKES THE FiTTS
BURG FIRE MORE SERIOUS
THAN WAS ANTICIPATED
daybreak Jgf- morning before any
of the victims of last night’s frightful
elevator accident In the Donnelly
building, during the Electro-Mechani
cal Institution ball, were identified,
and at 10 o’clock the crushed and
mutilated remains of a woman were
still lying at the morgue unknown and
■ ■ntlfkariru wssoisty
through marks "on fhe''TmfnTng, and,
as some had no marks on their
clothing, identification was impossi
ble until friends inquired because they
were missed from their homes.
The unknown woman is thought to
have come from one of the suburban
towns and her remains will likely
he identified during the day.
The dead are:
Miss Mattie Curtin, 18 Hazelwood,
Miss Susie Flannagan, 19 Aleghany.
Rayden Floor'll, 28 McKee's Rocks.
A woman about 19.
Eight men and five women were in
jured, one fatally.
The elevator fell last night durihg
the progress of a ball.
A Big Court .
There will be a large police court
Monday on account of the fact that
several business men have not paid
their license and they have been sum
moned to the court Monday where
(hey will have to explain it all to the
Will Begin Soon.
The regular summer schedule of the
steamer Emmeline to Cumberland will
begin in a short time and the .public,
especially Brunswickians, will be de
lighted. This resort is very popular
with the people of this city.
Many Wanted to Go.
Quite a large number of Brunswick
ians were arranging to go lo Cumber
land this mjtnir.g and were very much
disappointed when they learned that
there would not he a boat. It is prob
able that the Sunday trips will be
started in a short time now.
A Regular Bee Hive.
Things around the old city market
looked like a bee hive yesterday and
will be lively again tomorrow. Con
tractor Bowen has about fifty at work
cleaning the brick and it will probably
take the force two or three days more
lo finish it. ,
More Court Tomorrow.
The supopior ,f:>urt will' convene
again at the usual hour tomorrow
and the civil docket will he taken,
up and disposed of. There yet re
mains on this docket some impoort
ant matters that will be heard during
week. The crimiiual side of the court
will not receive attention until Mon
day week, , ,
WAS IN THE CITY
HEAD OF THE TEACHERS’ ASSO
CIATION VISITS CUM
MEETS THERE NEXT MONTH
Mr. Walker Says the Auditorium is
in Good Shape and Looks
for a Very Large
J. Henry Walker, superintendent of
the public schools of Griffin and Presi
dent of the Georgia Teacher’s associa
tion, was in the city yesterday hav
ing returned from Cumberland where
he went Friday to inspect (he condi
tion of the auditorium and arrange for
the meeting of the association next
Mr. Walker was seen by a repre
sentative of the News last night and
be talks very interestingly of the ap
proaching meeting of the Georgia ed
ucators, which he says will be one of
the most interesting ever held by the
He reports that the building is in
very good condition and that only a
small amount of repair work will have
to be done.
The association will meet on June
23 and continue for three days. The
program, which by the way is an in
teresting one, will be printed in these
columns in a few days, and it may be
of interest lo say that Supt. Ballard,
of this city, will read a paper on
Prof. Walker will leave for his home
FUNERAL OF W. L. JOHNSON
T''e Unfortunate Young Man Was
Well Known Here.
The remains of W. L. Johnson, who
was killed at the plant of the Vale
Royal Manufacturing company >n Sav
annah, account of which appeared in
remains of the unfortunate young
man were accompanied by his wife
and Parker Bowling, superintendant
of the mill.
Mr. Bowling says the reports of the
accident in the Savannah papers are
not correct and he explained to the
News just how it occurred. The dead
man had been in the employ of the
company for some time and was re
garded as one of the best shingle mill
men in this section of the country.
When the accident took place Mr.
Johnson was repairing a belt and in
some manner a sleeve of his shirt
got tangled with a rapidly moving
shaft and he was hurled into the air
and terribly mangled by striking an
other shaft which was above him.
The deceased was formerly a resi
dent of this city and has relatives
here, among the number being Lar
ry Johnson. He was only married a
few years ago and leaves a wife and
.Superintendant Bowling and his
company have been very kind to Mrs.
Johnson and the litle son since the
Cotton Mill Sell its Stock of Cotton
On Hand and Shuts Down.
A rather unique situation has de
veloped in the Grantville Manufac
turing company, which owns a large
cotton factory near Augusta, but lo
cated on the Carolina side.
The president of the mill has just
closed a deal by which he disposes of
all the cotton on band anc. has clssed
the factory. He says he can make
$70,000 by selling his raw material
and shutting down the plant for the
While the mill is closed the opera
tives will receive half pay and the
close down will also give the man
agement a chance to make some im
IS IN WALLA WALLA.
The City is in Gaia Attire and Many
Visitors are There.
Walla Walla, Wash., May 23—The
first day of the presidents return jour
ney will end at this city after a day’s
ride across the state of Washington.
It has been many years since this
city has entertained the chief execu
tive of the nation and the experience
was something new to the people.
The city is in gala attire and hun
dreds of visitors are here. The presi
dent will leave here Monday night.
BRUNSWICK, GA., SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 24, 1903.
THERE IS NOW A QUESTION
WHETHER OR NOT TROOPS
WILL GO INTO CAMP.
Information regarding the encamp
ment of the state troops is not very
profuse these days and the men are
not at all certain whether they are
going into camp or not. Letters receiv
ed from the adjutant genneral’ office
within the past few days are rather
discouraging, and it would now appear
to be that all of the troops can get
It is not believed that there is suf
ficient money at the disposal of the
'governor to allow all of the men to
go into camp. Col. Obear is now
figuring on the expense of transporta
tion, and it is understood that great
economy will have to be practiced
in order to allow a grimily number
of the men to camp. --at.. I
DOING GOOD WORK.
Jekyl Place Formerly Court House
Square Receiving Attention.
The civic league is devoting its en
ergies for the present to improving
Jekyl Place next to the court house.
The drought of April followed by the
heavy rains, combined with other dis
couraging circumstances, have not
daunted the committee, the members
of which are working with as much
en.thu.siam and energy as ever. In
the fall the squares will be beautiful
and much other good work will be
LOCAL TALENT TO HOLD FORTH
AT THE GRAND TUESDAY
Every one should see the drama
to be presented by local talent at the
opera house next Tuesday evening.
This play is very interesting and has
a vein of comedy that is very refresh
ing. It will be short, occupying in
all, only about an hour. I
G p*il -sted in fugi
teb'of bright little child ret| “’t he
pretty and attractive.
The ochestra that will furnis. \sic
for the occasion, will be complied of
the best musical talent of the city.
The music alone will be worth the
price of admission and altogether the
affair will be very pleasing and a large
attendance will greet the performers.
TWO TRIPS TODAY.
Many Will Spend the Day at the St.
The staemer Hessie will make two
trips to the pier today leaving this
city 9 a. m., and 2,30 p. m., and it is
probable that the largest crowd of the
season will make the trip.
Surf bathing is now on in earnest
and those who go can indulge in it
to their heart’s content.
CHANGE IN SCHEDULES.
The Southern Announces That One
Goes Into Effect This Morning.
The Southern railway announces
that it will change its schedule today.
Several trains will be changed, the
most important change being the
train for Yashington, which now
leaves at 9:40 a. m. In the now sched
ule the train will leave Brunswick at
8:50 a. m. This arrangement will
put passengers for Sava Yah in that
city about an. hour earlier'than under
the old one. The train which has
been leaving at 9:05 p. m. will leave
five minutes earlier.
JACKSONVILLE SENDS MONEY
To the Woman Who Refused to Make
Up Booker’s Bed.
Jacksonville, May 23.—Twenty dol
lars was sent today to Miss Louise
Hadley, the white woman who was
discharged from an Indianapolis ho
tel because she refused to make up
a bed in the room which was occu
pied by Booker T. Washington.
Election to Fill Vancy.
Montgomery, Ala., May 23. —Goov-
ernor Jelks this afternoon issued a
proclamation calling an election to
be held in Conecuh county August 3
for the selection of a member of the
legislature to fill the vacancy caused
by the death of Andrew Jay.
Two Killed By Lightning
Chattanooga, Tenn.„ May 23.—Mrs.
Thomas Countess, wife of a promi
nent (citizen of Mjeridianvilie, near
Huntsville, Ala., and a servant, Marga
ret Morris were struck by lightning
last, night and instantly killed. Two
daughters narrowly escaped death,
CLOSE THIS ILK
TWO DAYS OF EXHIBITION WORK
ARE ON THE
The Past Year Has Been a Very Suc
cessful Oil* in All of the
This will be a week of musical in
terest in the annals of the public
schools, as for the first time since
its organizations, an exhibit will be
made of t lie work done by tht chil
dren in manual training.
This work, which lias been intro
duced by Mr. Ballard, and taught un
der the direction of Miss Snyder, a
graduate of the Chicago university,
is a feature of more than common
interest, and its futheranee is greatly
to he desired as, by it, some practi
cal illustration can he made by the
children, of what they are learning
from text books and oral instruction.
The clay modeling is a very attractive
feature of the exhibit; the fruit, ani
mals and various figures mado by
the children, showing wonderful skill
and training in the little fingers.
Baskets and other articles of straw,
grass and paper show deft workman
ship and quick perception.
The composition work of the pri
mary and grammar schools is re
markably good, a number of the pa
pers being illustrated by the pupils
Others, describing works from fa
mous painters, aro illustrated with
miniature reproduction of the pictures.
The exhibit will be held Thursday
and Friday in the auditorium of the
academy, booths being attractively
decorated for the occasion.
The work is well done and deserves
the attention otgf*o|v-|m. The chil
dren are v4rtj.\? cmi 'Tst |n nm-., ii.
Jj&nfefi"scfijspers that they r irtfjjji
* So important is this 'vork consid
ered that, the board of education at
the urgent solicitation of Supt. Ballard,
intends carrying it through several
grades of the grammar school next
year and to that end some of the
teachers intend taking, a course in man
ual training this summer.
Some excellent work is also to he
exhibited from Camp Walker and the
Cypress mills schools. This work
done under the supervision of Miss
Mamie Ross and Miss Cummings,
proves quitfe an acquisition to the ex
The public generally is invited to
come and thoroughly inspect this
work, as it is well .worth seeing and
both the children and teachers do
serve encouragement in their labors.
Thursday the exercises of the Ex
celsior Literary society will occur and
a very entertaining program is being
An oratoral contest by seven boys
and several recitations and musical
selections by the girls will be followed
by a very pretty drill girls, led by
Misses Hattie McCullough and Irma
Friday night graduating, exercises
will be held at the oMvt*'iouse. A
very good program.• <^®r ,.,e graduate
wall be augmenVA. r by an addre-s
by Col. T. J. Shackleford, one of
Athens’ most gifted young lawyers.
Mr. Shackleford has 1 won quite an
enviable reputation in the soutli as
an orator and his presence is looked
forward to with, great pleasure by
those inlherested in the exerci-es.
CHILDREN TO HAVE A DAY
They Will Hold Forth at the First
Today will lie children’s day at
the First Methodist church and a pleas
and program of song, recitations and
responsive readings will he rendered
at the 11 o’clock service.
The following litle folks will re
cite: Ruth Akins, Beulah Lott, Maud
Lott, Rena Carswell, Evelyn Middle
ton, Frederic Walter, Earl Moore, Du
mas Malone, Bonewell Roberts, May
In the evening there will be a song
service, beginning at 7,45, and preach
ing at 8. All are cordially invited es
pecially the children of other Sunday
Tennessee Elks To Meet
Knoxville, May 23. —The first con
vention of the Tennessee Elks will he
held here Monday and it now looks
like it will he very successful,
FALLEN CORNACES OF PUBLIC
BUILDING TO BE PUT BACK
The work of repairing (he cornaces
on the public building, which, it will
he remembered fell a few keeks since,
will begin tomorrow morning and will
1-3 rapil!/ pushed uhe-id.
The work on this structure has been
delayed because of the fact that con
siderable material ordered has been
very slow in arriving.
The work, it is now understood,
will be rapidly pushed until the build
ing is finaly completed.
The New Town Debating Society Will
Hold an Interesting Session.
The New Town Debating society
will hold another of its interesting
meetings at St. Jude’s school room
Among other things Dr. J. F. Chit
tenden, of the Federal Fiber com
pany, will deliver a very instrusttve
lecture on the subject of fiber. In
addition a very pleasant program lias
been arranged. The club will recon
sider the question of admitting mem
bers from other sections of the city
and it is understood thajt quite a
lively discussion on this subject will
COMPTROLLER GENERAL WRIGHT
IS PATIENTV WAITING ON
Atlanta, May 23.—Comptroller Gen
eral Wright is resting quietly in, his
office today waiting to hear from the
corporations that he notified a lew
days ago that he would not accept
the returns made by them in the shape
in which they were sent in. These
include the largest systems and roads
doing businsa In Georgia* Tktty are
khuf-C entrap, of iGeorgi;}, Boutuem, At
..•■jHsnr; vs.., I At- J
lantlc and West Point, Georgia Rail
way' and Western Union' Telegraph,
and the Southern Express company.
Monday next the comptroller general
and the attorney general will have a
conference for the purpose of discuss
ing the form to be used In assessing
the value of franchise for the purpose
of levying a tax upon them.
When this form of procedure is
adopted the comptroller general will
go over the returns of the corporations
above mentioned, and make such
changes in the figures as he thinks are
justified by the facts in the case. This
being done the corporations will he
notified of the changes made. Twenty
days will be given them lo say wheth
er the alterations will be accepted.
If no response reaches the comptroller
general by the expiration of this pe
riod then the action of the comptroller
general will stand as the proper as
sessment. This limit of twenty days
is given the corporations in which
to say whether they will accede to
the demands of the comptroller or
ask for a board of arbitration
Comptroller General Wright said to
day that ho hoped that the officials
of the corporations in Georgia affected
by the law taxing franchises would
come up promptly and follow the ex
ample of the Pullman Car company.
THE SITE QUESTION.
Council Will Discuss it at its Next
The public, is hereby notified that
at the next regular meeting of the
mayor and council of the city of
Brunswick, to he held on Thursday
night, May 28, 1903, at 8 o’clock, in
tihe council chamber, action will lie
taken on a petition from the hoard
of education of Glynn county for a
99 year lease of Orange Park in New
Town, for the purpose of erecting
theron a school building for white
children. Those opposing the grant
of such a lease and desiring to object
thereto will he accorded the privilege
of the floor.
By order of the mayor and council
tills May 21, 7903.
N. D. RUSSELL,
Clerk of Council.
Both Doing Well.
Both of the ice factories are now
running on full time and are dispos
ing of a great deal of ice. The fac
tories are reaching out for foreign
business and they are getting it too.
For today in Georgia will be fair and
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
I “NEW TOWN” HAS SOME VERY
DECIDED VIEWS AND
PARKS NOT I Oft BUILDINGS
An Opponent to the Plan to Erect a
School House in Orange
The evening paper in its article
of yesterday stated that a New Town
citizen, in, giving his views, could
-ee no reason why the city should
not erect the school building in the
park, and silos as a precedent the fact
that the city hall,'fire department,
etc., are in a park. Properly, this is
true, hut New Town citizen or the
evening paper, or both, seem lo ho
ignorant of the fact that it in not (lie
city that is erecting the school, but
the board of education, of the county
Glynn, who are asking the city for a
lease of 99 years on the park. They
might as well ask for 999 years; the
result would practically be the same.
Tho board of education would have
the park and (he citizens of
New Town would have what the cit
izens of Old Town got, viz: an un
finshed market house, a beautiful city
hall, amt a barn like structure for
a fire department house; verily they
did get It in the neck, but not as bad
as our prominent New Town citizen,
would have (lie New Town citizens
gel it, because of the fact that tho
city hall, and fire departmet.nt are
still their own property, but the school
house would he the property of the
county of Glynn and eventually
People of New Town would have no
park, our prominent citizen seems to
he in a hopeless minority for' two ex
ceptions, dn*; to indifference, every
awtfef frcmliiiii hjuj
The Ladies Have Made Palmetto Cem
etery a Beautiful Place.
There is recently a great, improve
ment in the appearance of Palmetto
cemetery. The number of well kept
graves and pretty lots is now in the
majority and there is every evidence
that most of those whose loved ones
rest there are taking great interest
in the appearance of their lots.
There is certainly a great differ
ence to be noticed between its pres
ent condition and that erf a few months
Convicts for the Mines.
Austin, Texas; May 23.—Persuant to
the decision of the board of state pen
itentiary commissioners, the iron in
dustry at. the state penitentiary at
Rusk reopens Monday. About five
hundred convuts are to he employed
in the mantifact ire of pig iron end
LOCAL .NEWS NOTES.
Items Gathered Around the City by
The excursions this morning will
no doubt carry large crowds.
Judge Parker will return from his
home at Baxley and will convene Ihe
superior 001114 again tomorrow morn
The members of the Riflemen aro
looking forward to their outing day
with a great deal of pleasure.
A number of Brunswick families
will remove to St. Simon the latter
part of this week.
Tax Collector Dubberley is making
his last rounds and those who have
not made returns had better do so at.
Nearly all of the Brunswickians
who attended the reunion at New Or
leans, will return to the city today.
The payrolls were a great deal lar
ger than usual last night and the av
erage merchant did a good business.
The justice courts report things as
very dull at present.
The Mallory steamer will leave for
New York this morning and will take
a large cargo and passenger list from
this place and points in Florida.
Those who have been spending a
few days at Cumberland say that the
fishing there is fine now.
The grand jury will convene at 10
o’clock tomorrow morning. Thi ( body
has been very active since the con
venlng of the court and has done some
very hard work,