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VOLUME 6. NUMBER 9.
Voters 1! Meet at (lily
Dal ami lame Full
Mir NAMES SUOGESIED
In Connection With the Mayoralty
and Aldermanic Board—Meeting
Promises to be a Very
Next Tuesday night at the city hah
at 8 o clock the voters of Brunswick
will ho invited to come up ami aileni
a general mass meeting, winch is tc>
he held for the purpose of naming a
municipal ticket to he presented at
ihe primary to be held during trie
early part of November, trie date to
he fixed by tiio city executive um
mittec at a.meeting to 're held proba
bly next week.
It is announced that ever; registe •-
ed voter in the city will he invited to
attend the meeting, which will he
addressed by a number of well-known
Brunswick business men, who are op
posed to the present nianiu-r of nam
ing candidates, that of two or three
politicians holding a ' back door ses
sion, deciding upon the candidates arid
presenting them to the voters, whica,
it is claimed, has already been done,
in fact, as stated to a News reporter
last night by a voter m sympathy
with the present administration, 1
was notified two or three weeks ago
that Mr. Symons would oe the candi
date of our crowd this time,” which
is evidence that the head of what
was once the Good Government club
had held a meeting, decided upon the
candidate and passed the work down
At the mass meeting next Tuesday
night u is understood that a lull
ticket will he placed in the field, hut
who will compose it is not yet known.
As slated in these columns yesterday
;• number of names have ‘been men
tioned, both as to the mayor and the
hoard of aldermen, but the selection
of the ticket will be left to the mass
meeting and all voters will no given
a chance to say who they would like
to see at the head of the city’s gov
THE CONTRACT IS AWARDED.
Bowen & Thomas to Put ir. Plato
Glass Front at Levy’s.
B. H Levy Bros. & Cos., yesterday
awarded to Bowen & Thomas, the
local contractors the contract for put
ting in a handsome new plate-glass
front, in their pretty store, corner
Newcastle and Gloucester streets, an
nouncement of which was made in
The Nows a few days as'.
The contractors will begin the work
at once and it will be rapidly pushed
to completion. It is expected that
the store will be one of the handsom
est in the city when it is completed.
COWS HAD GOOD TIME
EATING GOVERNMENT GRASS.
Those in the neighborhood of the
postofli.e laqt night about o’clock
were amused to see a whole herd or
cattle feeding off the pretty grass in
the plots which surround the build
ing. there were at least a half dozen
covvs around the building and they
nad a big time during the night.
home cow owner must have left the
back gate o; en and the cattle seenie t
to know where to go to get good
HANDLED ROUTINE MATTERS.
County Commissioners Held Their
Regular Meeting Yesterday.
The commissioners of roads and
revenues held their legular monthly
meeting at the lourt bouse yesterdav
at noon, and disposed of a number of
routine matters. All bills for the
current month were ordered paid. :
The commissioners uair.ed the man-;
agers for to-day's election. They are!
the same as those who held the pri |
amry in August.
The Brunswick News.
mr rnni/ i AimKiiMii
3. ; i jjsj lir | Asal!i? rlis Hr
HMD NO EFFECT
3RANK BOTTLE HALF PULL AND
| THEN TRIED TO DIE, BUT
Deciding that he had enjoyed this
life long enough, and thinking that a
dose of laudanum would carry him :o
the great beyond with but little trou
ble, Joe Prayer, known in all parts
of the city, last night drank a phiai
containing about an ounce of the drug,
but it did not have the desired effect
and Joe is still very much alive.
The attempt at suicide occurred at
Saul's restaurant and Joe was re
moved from there to the Davis house
on Bay street, where he was put to
lied. He suffered very little from the
drug and says to-day he is going to
try another suicide remedy.
UNCLE SAM IS SEEKING
SMUGGLERS OF DIAMONDS.
New York, Oct. 2.—Special agent?
of the treasury department assigned
to the work here have begun a deter-
mined effort to explore "the under
ground way” by which diamonds are
smuggled into port.
The government is assured it is be
ing defrauded of thousands of dollars
annually on diamonds which are smug
gled into this port..
The astounding assertion was made
recently >by l.udvvig Nissen. chairman
of I lie customs committee of the Dia
mond Importers and Cutters Protec
tive Association, that as many preci
ous stones are smuggled into the
United States as come openly witn
IS UP 88 POINTS
GOVERNMENT REPOP.T ISSUED
YESTERDAY CAUSED EXCITE
MENT ON THE MARKET.
New York, October 2. —Two govern
ment reports issued to-day, showing
the cotton crop to be rather short this
year, and a bear panic to-day cansea
excitement on the cotton market ana
there was a net advance of GO points
or about $3 per hale over yesterday.
It is believed that the advance win
continue to-morrow, but many sold a;
the advanced price to-day.
MOVE ON FOOT TO BUILD ONE
FROM FITZGERALD TO
Helena. On.. Oct. 2.—ft Is current,
opinion of those whom it is believed
are in a position to know that a ail
road between Helena and Fit.zgerari
will be realized in the very near
The Garbutt Lumber company, of
Fitzgerald, already have a road wnich
traverses part of the distance, and it
is reported that the capitalists in both
places have about subscribed enough
stock to insure the extension to Hel
It is understood that the road win
euier Helena by tiie right-of-way cf
the Seaboard Air Line railway, ar. 1
use the same union passenger dec A
which tiie Southern and Seaboard
roads now use.
This is a step much needed in the
progress, of south Georgia. Although
short, the road would open one of the
richest farming sections in the state.
It is believed that aside from being
a faying local line, it would eventually
cause the reduction of freight rates
to Helena and Fitzgerald, since It
would serve as a connecting link be
tween three trunk lines, whose con
nections reach into the water.
Baker Killed Self.
New York, Oct. 2. —John C. Baker,
38 years old, head of tne art depart
ment: of the New York Herald, for
several years past, committed suicide
to-night in his apartment in Central
Park, West, by shooting. He formerly
lived in Atlanta, Ga. For several
years Mr. Baker had been suffering
rfwui nervous ace#.
BRUNSWICK, GA., WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 3, 19C6.
Naturalization laws Are
Changed to Benefit Di
CHANGE HOME A! NAME
Under the New Law Foreigners Are
Peimitted to Take Any Name
He Desires After Becoming
When Mr. Bolgiwitchjofs-hi, of Rus
sia, or Herr Schaulwesingerbergen, of
Germany, or any other foreigner with
an equally formida'ble name hereafter
conies into American domains to live
and desires to swear allegiance to .the
great free country and become a
citizen, he must, according to a law
which went into effect last Thursday,
rid himself of his unwieldy name and
take in its place a more convenient
one to handle, such as Smith or
Jones, without special act. of the
This wise and considerate statute is
embodied in the new naturalizatio i
law passed by congress at. its last,
session. It is not only of benefit to
new citizens, but also to those witn
whom they associate. It is believed
that it will aid in purifying the direc
tories of law breaking appelations.
Among other provisions of the law
it is required that the person apply
ing for naturalization papers be aide
to read, write and speak the English
language to the satisfaction of the
clerk of the United States court in
which the application is made. No
papers can be granted thirty days be
lore any general election Moreover
a notice that such action is being con
templated by the court must he posted
in the court house for a certain lengtn
of time 'before the papers are grants 1
tnat anyone who desires to make ob
jection to the petitioner becoming a
citizen of the United States may come
before the court and state his reasons.
GEN. WHEELER’S DAUGHTER
WAS WEDDED YESTERDAY
Wheeler, Ala., Oct. 2.—Miss Garris
Payton Wheeler was married to-day to
Mr. Gordon M. Buck, of New York.
Miss Wheeler is tiie daughter of the
ir.to General Joseph Wheeler. Tiie
wedding was a very quiet one. Miss
Wheeler is the youngest of the four
(laughters of the renowned fighte*.
She is still in her teens and is prettv
and talented. She was the sponsor
for the South at the reunion of the
confederate veterans at Louisville last
summer, and her appearance in the
ball with her aged father was the sig
nal for a memorable demonstration.
Mr. Buck is also a Southerner, al
though he has resided in New York
city for some time. He is a lawyer
and a member of a number of duos
and Hie Southern Society.
KILLED IN MOTHER’S LAP.
Many Others Injured in a New Yorw
New York, Get, 2.—A child was
killed and a score of men and women
injured, five or six dangerously, to
night .when a runaway car of the
Yonkers street railway dashed down
the steep incline of McLane avenue
and jumped the track at a sharp turn
at the foot of tiie hill, turned over,
burying the passengers in tiie wreck
Fifteen injured were removed to St.
Joseph's Hospital and nearly as many
more to St. Johns, hut many of these
required little or no treatment as they
suffered chiefly from shock. Of tne
injured several, it was feared, might
The chilli was killed in its mother s
arms, the mother being seriously in
The accident was due to the break
ing of a chain attached to tiie brake.
Yellow Fever at Havana,
Washington, Oct. 2. —The Marine
Hospital Service has been notified by
cable from Havana of the appearance
of two new cases of yellow fever
there, making seven cases reported
during the past week.
PDEm WIDOW LOST
DEO DEMI Hi
Woman Cava Her Affianced
HIM to Mt look
HE VANISHED, SO DID DOLL
The Man Then Returned to Mrs. Rus
sell the Presents He Had Given
Her—Case Was a Very In
New York-. Oct. 2.- Mrs. May Ruse
soil, a pretly young widow, confessed
in Iho Wesl Side police court today
• hat she had been "whipsawed" as
Maxwell H. Byrd woul say. Sin- was
engaged to marry ityrd and gave him
$3./b0 lo make hook at the races.
Bolt! cupid and lY.rluna frowned on
her -she lost both ways, liyrd disap
peared. she never saw a cent of her
money again. A loeai detective, tak
lag a pair of handcuffs and n box of
sail, pursued Byrd 1,000 miles through
ihe west, into Canada, caught him in
Toronto and brought him back.
Mrs. Russell, at the trial to-day, told
the magistrate that last spring she en
gaged herself lo marry Byrd, who is
twenty-five years old. She dreto
853,100 from the Greenwich hank and
one Mod Kahn, a bookmaker, used
theOmoney as a 'bankroll. Byrd was
cashier of the hook.
“I paid him $Bl a day and promised
him 15 per cent, of the profits,” sue
said, we won uo money at the Grave
send track. We went to Saratoga anu
won S2OO every day for a week, except
on Friday, of course.
“If Byrd was to share in the profits
how could lie lie held of stealing the
money, asked the magistrate.
"I was supiHised to be engaged to
marry him,” replied the widow.
i care nothing about, the entries
in the matrimonial race, tne magis
Several witnessed were introduced
and it was shown that many sports in
New York had received a portion ot
the roll given Byrd by the widow, and
tne magistrate finally decided to hoi,
Byrd in tiie sum of 1,500, although it
is believed lie will come clear wlt ui
the case is tried on its merits.
U. S. CRUISER COLUMBIA
IS ORDERED TO CUBA.
Portsmouth, Va., Oct. 2.—The cruis
er Columbia has arrived at Newport
News and is coaling rapidly. She is
under orders to go to sea, presuma
bly to Cuba. The '-battleship Texas,
which was intercepted iato lasi liiglu
while hound from the navy yard hero
for Cuba, is still at anchor off the
coast awaiting further instructions
from the navy department.
COFFEE COUNTY COURT
IN SESSION THIS WEEK.
Douglas, Ga., Oct. 2. —Judge T. A.
Parker convened the fall term of Col
fee Superior Court Lids morning, with
prayer. After which he delivered .t
forceful charge to the grand jury.
Judge A. I>. Gale, of the city court or
Brunswick, is acting solicitor general
for Hon. John W. Bennett, who is in
Canada for ii is lies IIP.
This week will be devoted to civd
business with a very heavy docket.
Next week will be devoted to criminal
Educating the Farmers.
Chicago, Oct. 2. The farmers train
on the Illinois Central Railroad for
the education of the farmers started
to-day from Hernando, Miss., and will
terminate its journey ten days later
at Memphis. The course Is south
through Mississippi and Louisiana via
Jackson to a place mat New Orleans,
and then north over the Yazoo and
Mississippi Valley line. The train
will he stopped and lectures delivered
a! about ninety-seven stations. In
some places town hubs will be used.
This special will give the Southern
farmers the same benefits that north
ern farmers have enjoyed for Some
Forecast for to-day In Georgia ■
MARIE TO DESIGN
NOTED ARCHITECT OFFERS SER
VICES TO JAMESTOWN COM
The Georgia state budding at the
Jamestown Exposition will he design
ed by the well-known architect.
Mr. Marye. who is a native Vir
ginian, though long a resident of At
lanta. tendered his services to Mr. W.
N. Mitchell, chairman of the i
Jamestown commission, free of cTOige
and Mr. Mitchell gratefully accepte i
The Georgia building will 'oe colon
ial. and it is proposed to have sour 1
ten or twelve rooms. Funds to ereei
this building will he raised among
Georgia cities, and ii is the purpo.e
to name a room for each city con
Iritmting. For instance, the Atlanta
room will be filled with products oi
Lhider the resolution of the legisla
ture appropriating $30,000 for tip"
Jamestown Exposition, no part of (his
fund can lie used Tor a slate building.
Chairman Mitchell believes, how vi-r.
that Ihe eilies of Georgia will willtng'y
contribute an amount sullicient. . >
erect an imposing building.
Architect Marye is now at work cm
•ho design and will have II ready to
submit in a short time. He was hie
architect of the Atlanta Terminal Sin
lion, no also designed the new
terminals in Mobile and Birmingham
ami the million dollar city hall in
New Orleans, now in course of eon
IH THE BID SHOOT
SEVENTH REGIMENT SIXTEEN
POINTS AHEAD OF WESTMIN
New York, Oct. 2.—On the first
round of 500 yards in the international
shoot between the Queens Westmin
ster Volunteers and the Seventh regi
ment, of New York, the Americans haq
a lead of sixteen points over the for
The shoot was attended by a Ire
mendoiis crowd. It will coiilinue to
morrow urul odds today favor ihe
U 111 EFFECT
MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND IN
SPECTORS BEGIN WORK FOR
Washington, October 2. —The new
meal inspection law took effect, yes
terday. One thousand new inspector/,
nave been appointed since July I, an i
there will lie necessity lor appointing
from 2bb 1.0 300 more. There were
already in service under the old law
Secretary Wilson made (.bis state
"Tht: new law requires up to in
sped all meats on hand when n got-
Into effort. We have twelve labora
lories at work on tills now at Ipe
large packing centers, or in other
large cities, in these hilioruloru p
thirty chemists are at work, and we
estimate each chemist can handle lii
teen samples a day. We expect, in a
week to have examined samples ot
all tiie meals on hand, and to have
given a verdict on it as cither passim
'Alioiil 40 establishments that had
inspection under tho old law have
been refused It under Hie new. They
are not yet realty for it by reason of
failure to comply with the terms in
the law. Some of tnem will have
done tiie necessary cleaning and ini
proving in a very short time, and
then will be granted inspection—not
OFF WITH SOLDIERS.
New York, Oct. 2. —Thu transport
Sumner sailed from here this after
noon carrying the first detachment ot
troops from tiie Fifth infantry and
tour companion ot engineers.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
President Palms, Broken in
Spirii, fis Quit ike
AifilCAS REGIME BEGINS
Secretary Says He Only Expects the
United States to Remain in Charge
for Short Time—No Trouble
Havana, Ocl. 2. - Havana residents,
"HP iheir k. mi love of pomp, hail
llu'li liis! today of display under the*
military oeeiiualion of the island by
the United States.
Tiie occasion was one far removed
from the recent disiurliances through
cut: the island which made American
■ iiim \ eat ion necessary, bill the oppor
tnull.v' offered for arranging a gorge
”;> * or*-iiiony v. as no! overlooked, m
Hie opening ol Havana university
came llie chance of llie Unbans and
• hey ulili.'.ed it to Hie extreme. Tne
spectacle was one of great splendor.
Taft Makes Address.
Governor Tuft made the address in
noiior ol tiie opening of the univer
sity. National, provincial and munici
pal oincials thronged to tlie capital
to participate m (lie ceremony. Judges
of tiie supreme court, officials of the
tower courts, the bishop of Havana
ami otiler church, dignitaries, oflicors
of (tie American and Cuban forces, as
well as representatives of the liberal
ami moderate parties ol Cuba, com
prised Mr. Tails audience
Gives Promise for Future,
fu his speech Governor Taft dwelt
upon tne recent terrible ordeal through
which Cuba lias passed and spoke at
some length of tiie promise of future
prosperity under a peaceful regime for
tne island. Thu relations existing be
tween me United Status and Curia
re!< rred Lo and the American governor
renewed ilm promise of ni.s proclama
tion of Saturday that American occu
pation should nut. last, longer than was
m ( (■:..sary to re-establish the Cuban
republic on a firm ihasls.
While the exercises in connection
wit.li the opening of tiie university
were being condor tod with all the
pomp and glory which could he put
into tnem. another little scene was
unacted at the palace, marking as it
did the end of Lhe first republic.
Palma Quit Palace.
Tilts was the moving out of the pal
ace of President Palma, who lias oe
cnjiii u the place since his inaugura
tion as Cuba’s lust president. Palma
will take his family to their old home
at, Matanzas. ilis personal effects
were moved out. to-day and the retir
ing president bade u sad farewell to
tne palace, the scene ol some U'iimiplu
and of more recent failure.
Piisoners are Liberated.
Wilii Palma's retirement from the
pain/ e Governor Taft moved in. Hu
will establish Ids headquarters them
in tin: future. .Mr. Taft’s: removal
1 eotii tne American legation Lo tne
palace wa:: made with tne mine lack
i display that has marked all m,
actions id nee coming to Cuba. But
tne Cubans realize nevertheless that
in Hie lut.ure they will take orders
nom an American governor from the
BIBLE NOT WORD OF GOD,
SAYS BISHOP WILLIAMS.
Detroit, Mich., October 2. Bishop
Charles D. Williams, of the Episco
pal diocese of Michigan, in an al
- to the Young Men's Christian
Association members here to-day, de
clared that the Bible is not tiie word
of God. and that the teachings to tho
contrary are the most prolific source
of unbelief the church has to contend
Arrived Last Nijjht.
The Mallory line sterner arrived
last night willy# jarg| passenger list
and a good cargo of freight. She will
probably sail late tliisfafternoon for
Mobile. The steamer did not leave
New York until Saturday.