VOLUME 6. NUMBER 12.
FIRST STEP MEN
TO SECURE TRE
Council Haines Committee
to lake Charge ot 0. 8
WilS APPOINTED LAST NIGHT
Board of Trade and Commercial Lea
gue Requested by Council to Ap
point Committees to Assist in
City council met in adjourned ses
sion last night to take up a few mat
ters of importance. Alter appointing
u committee to take in charge the
matter of securing the Darien &
Western railroad, council went into
executive session, which lasted for
After calling council to orde\
Mayor Hopkins stated that lie was in
receipt of a letter from Manager
Emerson, of the Georgia Coast and
Piedmont railroad, formerly the Dar
ien & Western, in which he stated
that he was ready to meet with the
people of Brunswick for the purpose
of seeing what could he done to se
cure the extension of the road. Mayor
Hopkins said that he nad been m
correspondence with officials of the
road for some time and that in a
recent letter °ome of tne promoters
announced that they would be in
Brunswick shortly to take up the
rpiestion with the people of this city.
A motion prevailed that a commit
tee, composed of tne mayor and Aider
men l'upper and Wood be appointed,
and tnat the Foard of Trade and the
Commercial League be notified or
council s action, and that the two
bodies be requested to name special
committees to work in conjunction
with its committee.
It is expected that at the next meet
ing of the two commercial bodies thev
will take a like action and a comiiiu
tee from each organization will be
named. These three committees will
then probably organize and will be
prepared to meet the officials of the
road when- they visit Brunswick,
which will be later in the present,
In his letter to Mayor Hopkins,
Mr. Emerson stated that the promo
ters of the road were now ready to
take up the matter for definite action
with the business men of Brunswick,
and it is expected that they will
come here ready to act if the proper
inducements are made. Just what, the
railroad will ask is not known, but
Brunswick will be willing to grant
liberal concessions to secure this
IS IE PUBLIC
FINDINGS OF MR. MEADER IN THE
JOHNFONPUTNAM CASE ARE
The report of R. D. Meader, auditor
in the ease of B. A. Putnam, et al. vs.
Mrs. Viola Johnson, which lias been
closely followed in The News for the
past three years, has been made
public. The report was filed on Oc
tober 1 and given out yesterday.
Three points which were in litiga
tion are reported upon by the auditor
First he holds that all the household
goods should remain as the property
of Mrs. Johnson. Second, as to the
amount the estate of her late hus
band A T. Putnam, was indebted
to her. which is fixed by the auditor
The attorneys representing both the
defendant and the plaintiffs agreed
that Mrs. Johnson s dower be placed
The report will be viewed 'by Judge
Parker at an early date and the case
w not yet settled. Some of the at
torneys may appeal from the repou
of the auditor In which case the suit
would be carried to the courts,
The Brunswick News.
SCALE IS FIXED
TURPENTINE MEN HELD AN IN
TERESTING MEETING IN
The turpentine operators of Georgia
met and organized in Savannah Thurs
day, and the following account sent
out from that city yesterday will he
of interest in Brunswick:
Banded in a movement intended to
put prices for labor upon a uniform
basis, essentially protective in its
nature, the turpentine operators ei
Georgia met today and perfected an
organization. Fifty operators from
the turpentine belt were present. The
organization of the Georgia operators
is understood to be in close harmony
with the recent action of the Turpen
tine Operators Association of Florida,
which declared for a certain scale ot
wage for labor and placed a heavy
penalty for the violation of the agree
ment. The scale adopted by tile
Georgia operators, however, shows an
increase over that of the Florida
The scale of wages adopted is as
follows: For shipping round timber,
70 to SO cents; back 'boxes, 70 centa
to 90 cents; dipping, 40 cents to GO
cents. For round barrels, making 100
pines, 25 cents to 35 cents; backing,
crop of 10,500, box sl2 to sls. Driv
ing wagons, 90 cents to $1.25 per dav,
scraping, 10 cents to 15 cents per 100
pounds; scraping by the hour, ib
cents per hour; cutting boxes, l 1-2
cents for good round timber; for bacic
boxes and swamp, t 3 4 cents.
The following rates will be appli
cable to renters: Turpentine in bar
rels, virgin boxes, $1.75 per barrel;
yearling 'boxes, $2 to $2.50 per barrel;
third year boxes and older, $2.50 and
$3.50 per barrel.
Resolutions were offered by J. vV.
Tippiu, of Baxley, a id adopted, pro
viding a maximum penalty of $250 to
be imposed upon any member violat
ing the wage scale.
The following officers were lected:
President, W. G. Warneli, of Haine.
first vice-president, J. G. McCaskiM,
Bainbridge; second vice-president,
D. A. Bailey, Hawkinsville; third vice
president, D. A. Autrey, Moultrie;
rourth vice-president, F. B. Fields.
Statesboro; secretary and treasure'-.
J. I. DeLoacn, Hagan.
1 OGIOBER IS
IT WILL BE GIVEN IN THE PAR
LORS OF THE OGLETHORPE
BY THE RIFLEMEN.
On October 20 the Brunswick Rifle
men will celebrate their 4Gth anniver
sary. For that, many years the locai
company has been intact constantly,
and though it has had many ups and
downs during that long period it. has
always remained in shape and is now
one of tlie oldest as well as best mili
tary organizations in the state.
The company has decided to cele
brate the anniversary with a grand
military hall in the parlors of the
Ogiethorpe hotel on the night of Oc
tober 10. As the 20th conies on
Saturday night it was deemed best
to give the ball on the previous night.
Committees have been appointed,
and the members will at once begin
to work on the hall, which promises
to be a big success. It will be strict
ly a military ball, and, neing among
the first social events of the season,
will no doubt he largely attended.
The music for tne occasion will i,<
rendered by the Atlantic band ami
everything possible will be done 1o
make tiie occasion a notable one.
FULL HOUSE WILL SEE
The advance sale of seats tor Al
Field s minstrels are now open, and
the indications are that the standing
room only sign will have io be dis
played next Tuesday nignt when th-r
minstreis appear at the Grand.
Ever since the Grand was opened
severs! years ago this minstrel show
has visited Brunswick, and on eacn
occasion full houses have been pres
ent; once or twice it was necessary to
turn nway people. As the show is
said to be bigger and better than evjr
this year, there is no doubt but that
the house will be overcrowded, 1
BRUNSWICK, GA„ SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 6, 1906.
Gig Hill Gas Been Undergo-
ing Number of Repairs
the Past few Weeks
HOW IN GOOD CBflGfj
Hundreds of Acres of Land Have Been
Bought and Sold by the Company.
Will Hereafter Cut Long Leaf
The large sawmill of the Taylor-
Cook Cypress Cos., on Back river
which has been closed down since
August 31, will again turn its wheels
next Monday. During the long sliu*.
down it lias been thoroughly over
hauled. anew smoke-stack built an t
many other improvements have been
made. Beyond a few pieces of char
red lumber, visitors to this hustling
place of business will tind no morr
traces of the disastrous fire whicn
swept its lumber yards on April IS,
lust. On the contrary the plant is In
netter shape for business than it was
before the fire, it having been ar
ranged to suit its present cut of pins
lumber, whereas it was formerly more
suitable for the handling of cypress.
During the last few months this
company has sold $215,000 worth of
standing timber in the counties ot
coffee, Irwin and Montgomery, but the
fears of many Bfunswickians that the
plant was going out of business o.i
account of their large timber sales,
are unfounded, for the firm still own-,
•arge bodies of pine and cypress tirr
her on the A., B. & A. railway, on the
Middleton Neck and on the Altamaha
river, and it is constantly adding to
its timber holdings, by various small
The principle cut of the mills in
the future will be shortleaf pine
boards and dimension stock. Yet the
company at the present time is rapid
ly fiiling Its contract for three
and one-half millions feet of long-leaf
pine lumber and timber used in the
construction of the A., B. & A. rail
way’s new terminals, and the cargo
of 3-4 million feet of yellow pine dea.
now loading on the Norwegian bark
Agda,’ at the company’s mill-docks
destined for export to Rio de Janeiro,
The merchants of Brunswick, vs
well as the many employees of the
Taylor-Couk Cypress Company will
welcome the news that the mill will
again run on full time after this week.
WELL KNOWN YOUNG MAN WAS
NOMINATED BY THE RIFLE
MEN LAST NIGHT.
J. Yancey Brame, tne well known
young insurance man, was last night
named as second lieutenant of the
Brunswick Riflemen, to succeed Dave
Atkinson, who resigned some time
Mr. Brame has been a member of'
the Brunswick Riflemen for some
time and is considered a military man
ot ability. He has had many years
experience in military. For some
months he was an ensign of the old
navai reserves and was a member o:
several companies in Alabama before
removing to Brunswick.
In nominating him the members ot
the Riflemen think they have ise
cured a good officer, who will co
operate with the others in building
up the company. Both Mr. Brame an |
the Riflemen deserve to be congratu
lated upon tho tirteclion.
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Dr. Burroughs Named.
Governor Terrell has named Dr. VV.
B. Burroughs, of this city, as a dele
gate from the at large to vhj
Farmers’ Congress, which
win meet at Rto* 'Wi, 111,, on Oc
tober 13. Dr. Burroughs has not yet
decided whether or not he will be able
to attend the convention.
GUY SOLONS HELD
Behind Closed Doors Coun
cil Discussed liglti auil
Will GO 10 IDE COURTS
Three Attorneys Were Present and
the Frobable Procedure Was Dis
cussed But No Decision, it is
Said, Was Arrived At.
Citv council transacted business be
hind closed doors last night, and for
about an hour the members, together
with tnree attorneys, metiu executive
session. When they reconvened in
tegular session a motion to adjourn
was made, and no further business
While nothing at all was given om
concerning what transpired during the
executive session, it is known tha'
tlie matter of tne Mutual Light aim
Water Company was taken up, as City
Attorney Meader und Beiinet & Con
yers. who have been employed to as
sist tne city attorney iu the case,
were present and participated in the
The Mews understands that the
matter was only discussed, the ob
ject being to determine on some pro
cedure to force tne lignt and water
company to name an arbitrator.
Attorney Meader. it is understood,
believes that the contract entered
into between the city and the Bruns
wick Light and Water Company
twenty years ago is now void, it hav
ing expired on October 1. Messrs.
Bennet & Conyers, it is also under
stood. are not yet ready to give an
opinion as to the contract, and as a
further time in which to consider the
Whether or not these questions
were argued at the executive session
last night is not known, but from
what a News reporter could learn,
nothin"- definite was arrived at.
It is more than probable, howeve
that within a few weks the ease will
be in the courts and a legal battle
between the city of Brunswick an.i
the Mutual Light and Water Com
pany is expected. The officers of th>
company have nothing to say on the
subject, while the city announces
that the contract made twenty years
ago will be carried out and the light,
and water company will le forced to
name an arbitrator.
FACTS ABOUT THE
NEW MEAT LAWS
LOCAL JOBBERS MUST SEE THAT
ALt MEAT IS TAGGED HERE
Very few people in this section ars
familiar with the ne\t meat inspec
tion laws, which went into effect sev
eral a- ys ago, but Brunswick jobjiers
have acquainted themselves vyltli tin
law and are now closely observing- 't.
All meat and other packing-house
products shipped from one state to
another must bear the government in
spection stamp or tags. If the meat
is. shipped in bulk it must be skin
branded. As the jobbers in tills city
do >a large business in other states,
especially Florida, they will have V>
watch this section of tne law very
Of course goods shipped to points in
this stale by the local dealers will
riot need Hlese stamps or tags.
Tjfiis. Oct. 5. —A bomb was thrown
here today near the Vorontzoff monu
ment. An officer was killed arid sev
eral persons were wounded. Tne
bomb was thrown during the funeral
procession of a young officer of the
garrison. Lieut. Imnadse, who was
assassinated yesterday by terrorists.
The officer killed was Imnadse
brother. Cap*. Tellikoff was among
the seriously wounded
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF IN
Washington. Oct. 5. The nations
association of insurance commission
ers today adopted a strong resolution
again-n the practice of granting re
hates, from whicli it was stated the
publt - had suffered even at the hands
of some of the biggest companies. It
was explained that many insurance
companies run regular get-rich-qub ;k
schemes under the guise of offering
enormous dividends that are whony
impossible of realization. It was
shown to he a fact that frequently
some wealthy and influential men in
a ouinn,unity is offered a secret or
specie I contract , reducing the cost of
the insurance on himself if he will
work for the ends of the company in
The following officers were elected.
President, Geo. 11. Adams. New Hump
shire; vice-president R. J3 Falk, Ten
nessee; secretary, . 1 1 Brinkorhott.
Illinois; executive i unniiltee, Mr. Bin
ton, Viiginia; F. L. Cutting, Massa
chusetts; F. F. R. Crouse, Maryland;
A. C. Schorr, AV. Va.; 11. R. Cunning
ham Montana. After the reading ot
committee reports die convention ad
journed sine die.
PAID US PLEASANT VISIT.
H. C. McFadden, of A., B. &. A. Here
H. C McFadden, the popular an i
energetic general freignt and passen
ger agent of the Atlanta, Birmingham
and Atlantic railroad, whose headquar
lers are now in Atlanta was among
the. prominent visitors to the city
Mr. McFadden came down on a shor.
business trip and incidentally visited
the new terminals and depot of his
road, both of which are now unde
con strut (ion. He was very muc-i
pleased with the progress of the
work, considering the adverse labor
conditions. He was surprised at the
amount of work that has been done
at. i in- terminals.
Mr. McFadden has a host of friends
in Brunswick who are always glau
to see him in the city. He is a firm
believer in Brunswick and thinks it
one of the best cities in the country
■ ORE DEAL
U. S. STEEL corporation and
GREAT NORTHERN RAILROAD
COME TO TERMS.
New York, Oct. 5. II was officially
announced late this afternoon that
the great ore (hail between the Unite l
Stales Steel Corporation and the
Great Northern railroad had been
This deal has been pending for
months and millions of dollars are
involved in it.. William Rockefeller
has devoted considerable of his time
to the consummation of the deal,
which will go on record as the largest
made in recent years.
REV. SAMMONS WILL
PREACH HERE TO MORROW.
Rev. Sammom', the new minister oi
the First Baptist church, who arrived
in the city during the present week,
will occupy the pulpit at the church
to-morrow for the first lirue.
Rev. Sammons was heard in Bruns
wick several months ago, when n
delivered a sermon here on invita
tion from the congregation. He is >i
very lorceful and eloquent divine, and
no doubt a large congregation will oe
present to bear him to-morrow.
SPECIAL SERVICES SUNDAY
AT THE CITY HALL
The tirst of a series of sermons on
the subject "Heaven,” will be preach
ed by Rev. R. Kerr on Sunday next.
The discourse will he Interesting with
songs (sung probably as solos or
ductk), which will illustrate points
made ly the preacher. The theme:
vVliat is Heaven? or, is Heaven a
State or a Place.'
'lhe discussion promises to be both
Instructive and enjoyable and all who
intend to reach the "happy land
ought to hear It. Service will begin
at 7:30 p. m.
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
NEW ORLEANS RIT
Considerable Damage Bone
in Neighborhood of Ihst
TWO KILLED AT POUCHAfOULA
Considerable Property Was Destroyed
in New Orleans and Other Dam
age Done in and Around the
New Orleans, Oct. 5. —This section
was visited by u disastrous tornado
this morning and from reports re
ceived from nearby places considera
ble damage was done.
At Pouchatoula. a short distance
irom this city, two people were ~.iie i
by the tornado and considerable
property was destroyed. * Reports also
indicate that other lives were lost in
this immediate section.
New Orleans was hit also, and
while no lives were lost, considera
ble damage was done to property
over the city, several buildings helny
MARSH HEN SHOOTERS
WAIT FOR SPRING TIDES
Until the full moon the latter part
of the present, month, the marsh hen
hunters of the city will not have a i
opportunity to shoot the fishy game.
So far this season there has teen
few high tides. On the last full moon
the wind was blowing from the wrong
direction and the tide did not cover
the marshes, therefore tne sportsmen
had to work hard for tne game. An
other full moon is due about October
30, and hunters are hoping that there
will he some high tides.
Royalty to Give Cups.
Norfolk, Oct. 5. —As prizes to tho
best boats in three weeks’ racing
during tlie Jamestown exposition.
King Edward of England, Emperor
William of Germany, President Roose
velt and Sir Thomas Lipton will offer
f lips. The exposition company will
also offer a cup.
Nineteen Sailors Executed.
Gonstadt. Oct. f. —The nineteen sail
ors sentenced to death for participa
tion in the mutiny of last August,
have keen executed.
Sleeping Car Discontinued.
The Macon & Asheville sleeping car
will lie discontinued with last car from
Macon Saturday night, October , and
last car from Asheville, October
Trains 41 and 42 to Spartanburg amt
Asheville will he discontinued afte-
Sunday, October 7. E. H. House
man, General Agent.
KINGS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC OR
GANIZATIONS WILL DECLARE
New York, Oct.. 5. —It is pretty well
understood in political circles, and in
tact McCarren is authority for the
statement that, the Kings county
demoeiatic organizations will proba
bly meet tomorrow and declare for
Hughes, the republican candidate.
Hearst, at Chatnam toaay, said that
tlie independent local ticket wili be
named in each district of the city.
At the Presbyterian church, on Sun
day morning, Rev. F. D. Thomas wi’i
preach on Hebrews 9:22. The sacra
ment of the Lord’s Supper will be
At 30 p. m., the subject will be
Gen. 4 r 9: “Am Imy brother’s keep
Visitor* and strangers are cordially,
Invited to these services.