VOLUME 6, NUMBER 43.
MAY HAVE A JOINT DEBATE
GOL C. P. GOODYEAR
He Asks lor a Division of
Tima at Meeting Thurs
10 DISCUSS THE ISSUES
He Bay* Important Questions are
Involved In the Present Cam
paign 4nd Thinks Voters
Should Hear Them Die
r * t
It is likely that the voters ol
Brunswick will have an opportunity
of hearing the issues involved In tut
present municipal campaign discuss
ed In Joint debate between the tw_
mayoralty candidates. iG. P. Good
year and W. F. Symons. -
Col. Goodyear lajit /night malien
Mr. Symons a letter inviting hiu.
to meet nim in a joint discussion
and asking tor a division ot time a.
tne sheeting arianged by tne bu
nions supporters on Tnursda.
mgnt. In nis letter Col. Ooouyea.
that tnerc nie a number o.
,'mportant issues in votvcd in tm
present campaign ar.d ne uiinks tna.
the voters wuuui ii.e to near a jO,u.
discussion on tnem.
Air. aymous win probably reply u
'■the letter today,'as ue wui receive -
througn the mails this morning. i\-
douot uie voters ot tne city wou.n
like very much to hear tne
dis.ussed and it Is more loan pic
able that Col. Goodyear s Cuaiieu 0 n
will be accepted by Mr. Symons.
The letter addressed to Mr. s>>
morns is as fouow:
Brunswick, Ga„ Nov. 12, 1906.
Hon. W. F. Symons,
My Dear Sir:
I note in the afternoon paper that
yottr friends are going to hold a
mass meeting on Tnursday nignt,
the 16th inat, at which time the is
sues of the present muni.ipai cam
paign are to be discussed.
As you are perhaps aware I am a
candidate tor mayor at tne comin*,
primary, having been nominated a.
a mass meeting ot the voters an.:
taxpayers ot tnls city neid on Mon
day evening. October Bth, lao6.
As you aie also doubtless aware
there are many issues in the cam
paign; issues which l hold to iae pai
amount to ail others In this portlcu
lar stage o£ Brunswick’s growth and
I believe that the time Is bore lor
a greater Brunswick and I believe
that we of Branawi.k aie In posses
slou of the material factors to make
that greater ErCnswick and make
You have probably noticed that i
am pledged to a platform of "pro
gress and prosperity and the muni
pal ownership of public utilities” In
this city. The former has been my
platform for the 36 years Jthat 1
have lived In Brunswick, the latter
plank ts one that comes as an en
vironment of public conditions that
must enlarge to keep pace with
the Industrial and commercial
march of the present time.
I hold that It ts the first duty of
•very citizen to devote his beet ef
forts to the upbuilding of that mu
nicipality which give* him his dally
bread; .1 believe that It is absolutely
the duty of every man to answer that
of duty when It oomea from
*&e classes and the masses of the
people, and for these two good rea
sons I an standing /before the peopi*
of this dty aa a candidate tor tty
fctgbMt eftce within their gift
M ttrfi bm I dun not go into
mar # i mm to*** into this
fc* * * **** ** ftor
The Brunswick News.
friends are to rally on Thursday
nlsht 1 desire to ask the privilege
of a division of time on that occa
sion with you. it is undestood oj
course that in the event of your ac
ceptance of this invitation we shall
enter into a full and impartial dis
cussion of the manifold economica
questions and issues that now con
front the people of this city.
A committee of our friends. lr
view of your acceptance, will ar
range the details of the meeting as
to opening and conclusion, length oi
I beg to assure you that this let
ter is prompted and actuated by only
the best motives and my only desire
in adresslng you is to give the peo
ple of this city aa opportunity of
getting a thorough understanding oi
the several matters that/necessarily
effect so vitally tbelr well being an
If you elect to accept this in vita
tlon to a joint debat* I also desire
to say to you that not only myself
but my friends wilt use their besi
efforts to Insure a very large attend
Thanking you In advance and wi*
assurances of my trig a personal re
gard, I am.
Your* very respectfully,
• C. P. Goodyear,
JOFFEE COUNTY MADE BEST OF
FER AT WAYCROSS YESTER
DAY AND WoN COLLEGE FO.
The people of Douglas and Coffet
•:ounty yesterday a ge.iu
.ne sample ot push, energy and en
iciprise when they went before tnt
trustees of t gricultural college
.o tne Eievft ug.essioual uio
rrict in Waycross and won over a
number of competitors. There were
wounties thoie iu wnich larger cltie..
man Douglas are located, but none
ot them were aole to meet tne libera.
„i£er made oy uie Coffee county me
As announced in The News eev
aral days ago Governor Terrel,
called a meeting ot tne trustees in
this district tor yesterday in Way
cross, bach county was allowed one
trustee, Glynn being represented by
v\. F. Symons. Several of the coun
ties in the district were bidders to;
tne college, among them being Coi
tee. Ware, Irwin, Fierce and others.
The otter made by Coffee was a
great surprise to the trustees. It wa,
thought when the offers of Ware auu
Irwin were read that one ot tnese
two couuuea would surely secure UK
college, but when the claim and offe.
from Ccffee were put before the
meeting it did not take the trustees
long to arrive at a decision. Here
.8 what Coffee offered: Fifty acre;
of land. $60,000 in cash and free
light and water. That was enough
to land the college.
Both Ware and Irwin, as well as
Pierce, made liberal offers, but it
could not compete with that of th.
people of Coffee county, and the
agricultural college for the Elovent'
district will be located in the thriv
Ing little city of Douglas.
To Pave Wayoross Street.
Waycross, Ga., Nov. 12. —The city
council at its meeting last night
passed an ordinance providing for
the pavement of Albany avenue from
the court house to the southwestern
extremity of the car factory grouns.
The material to be used far the
pavement will be cement gravel from
Death ef Miss Burdett
The many friend# of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Burett are sympathizing with
them In the death of their daughter
Lulu, which occurred Sunday night.
Tbs remains, accompanied by th
family, were takes to •rmaaab for
interment The empathy of the
community < with the toraarsi
ffto*w * *dr c•** r
BRUNSWICK, GA., TUESDAY MORNING, NCVEMEER 13, ISC6.
10 GO 10 BAHAMA
Local Tug Will Spend lent
locks Picking l'p
Lffl EARLY THIS MORNING
Miami People Charter the Big Tug
to Pick Up Barges and Lighters
Which Were Blown Away
by Recent Hurricane.
The Brunswick tug Edgar F. Coney
left port at an early hour this
morning for South Florida, where
she has teen charteed by a Miami
towboat company for two or tnreo
Capt G. W. Dillon, of Miami, ar
rived in the -ity yesterday and left
awcard tne Coney. Tue puipuae for
wuich the big Brunswick tug has
been chartered la best told in mo
following article from yesterday's
"Among the B,riivals in the city
yesterday was ca,.t. G. W. D.llon.
iUom Miami, who 'is en route to
OrunswiCto.. Ga„ to secure the targe,
o>,an going lug Edgar F. Coney, on
wnich ue will many a trip to the
Bahama Islands to pica up seveial
ugnters and barges belonging to tne
. loiiaa East Coast railway.
"These baiges werjS being used in
the construction o'if tile K.ey West
extension, and tne great hur
ricane oi October tu. were blown oat
..u sea and some pi tnem have since
been it",ported as being asuore ai
otunni, one of.'tue most normwosi
eiiy of the Bahama Islands. (Jiner*
„ave Keen ( rytported at different
points alone' me cahauia lsiamis.
and one ba/ge, or ramer house u oai.
,s ashore! near Jupiter inlet on tne
Florida toast. ,
"hapt. Union talked most interest'
ingly yestferday ot the splendid man
uer in wnich all of tne concrete piers
coat have been put in place stood urn
great storm. Not a one of them was
damaged in the slightest degree,
snowing conclusively tnat the work
manship was first class in every par
"He said that several heavy barges
w’ere thrown against one or two o,
ihe 'concrete piers, but the pic,
were not damaged.
"While the company has on ban;
several hundred thousand barrels <
cernont to use in the construction
of these piers, none of the cemen
was damaged for uearly every hair'
of it was safely under cover at Key
West at the time of the great storm.
"The houseboat that is ashore near
Jupiter iulet is known as houseboat
No. 3. and Is very similar in con
struction to the ill-fat i houseb: ■ .
No. 4, which was swop, out to sea
and battered to pieces by the im
mense waves, and from which there I
was great loss of life. It is be- j
llovod that houseboat No. 3 D la
good shape, for the captain of the
vessel that reported it as 'being
ashcre at that point was able to
distinguish the number, which la
high up on the house.
"One of the barges ashore at Bi
mini Is loaded with coal, and it is
reported that the coal is all Intact.
“As soon as he can arrange for
the trip on the tug Coney, Capt. Dil
lon will start from Biunswlck for the
man shot/down his
\y IFF AT GAINESVILLE,
Gainesville, Qa., Nov. 12. —Gaines
ville was the scene of a tragedy
last night when Derry Brigham. Jr.,
shot and instantly killed his wife, it
is alleged, because ha found her in
a cane patch in the rear of the bou*
with another man. The load entered
her stomach. The woman dropned
dead, Brigham had been suspecting
the infidelity of his wife for some
time and had -.been watching the
house, with the abov# result. A
large and ejccltrd crowd gathered at
too home, but Brigham managed to
Men** Brigham is a fara#r U*
to fßtottrtf *f <***
WILL REMAIN ON
i ] oii:ic I radices Decide to
Eel RegisTdlion List
Stand as it Is
NONE WILL SE GUI Oil
Agreement Reached Between the
Two Campaign Managers Yes
terday—Registrars Will Not
The city registration list will not
be purged by tne registrars, but in
stead every voter who was on the
boons when they closed on Novem
ber 5 will remain on there and w,
he allowed to vote at the approach
ing pr.mary, wane ail Uum wuo
nave oetn summoned to appear he
ioi e the ooaiu of registrars are nou
neu u.afc it wiu imi Do uoooasary tui
tne in to appear.
Turn ae.eouitnt was reached b;>
i.cnuuitiees in.ni tne two poiiUtu.
taouens yesteiuay, ine regiaum..
met at lu o clock, but one of the
meniceiß, Vv. j. Way, was a-isen.
ana it was impossible to trausa.
business, it was uen sUogesteJ tna
tne I.bt of vuteia to leit as it stood
at present. inis agreement wx*.
saiibiaoiery to noth siues ajd ut
luiiuwwig uouv_o \\aa lboucd;
lii Uubvyii K. ua.., nuv. x.l, 1£06..
In tne interest or haimony it L.
hereby agreed by and ueiween tnt
campaign ccmmiu.ee oi u,e C. F.
uOtuj'tu.i tiv.i-.et and tne campaign
tom mi uee of the W. F. faymnob
o - net tnat tne list oi rogtoteie
voters to vote in tne coining city
puinary shall remain as it existe..
uc ti.e citbe ox te regifjiration book,
of tne legiottiiug of tne city
of in uiibWick. on enfe stli day c
.voveiii„ef, lcou, witnoat modifies
non, addition or re/ecuon ot uuoie,
ox voters or persons claiming tne
right to vote and /lie said )ist. as i.
appears o.i tne bpoix of registered
■ ours in the of the clerk of
the mayor and cpuncil of Brunswic.
and as heretcfdfre published shai.
govern in said/primaiy election.
it is furtuer (greed that the Board
of Registrars of said city shall be re
quested to recall all subpoenas issued
by tne respective parties as atoie
said and that said Board of Regib
trars shall giro ipubli. notice through
toe press of/the recall ot said sud
pceaas so tfiat parties served witl
suxpoenas need not further attend the
meetings 'qfj said registrars.
It Is further agreed that the Boarc
of Registrars shall, pursuant to this
agreement and within the time al
lowed by law, certify the list of reg
tstered voters as already publlsbt
to the election managers of said pn
mnry election without addition oi
rejection ot any names appearing
Chairman C. P. Goodyear Campaign
H. F. du BIQNON,
Chairman W, F. Symons Campaign
PASSENGER CN MISSOURI PA
CIFIC WRECKED WITH BERI
6t. Lcuis, Mo., Nov. 12.—A Mis
sourl Pacific train waa wrecked
last night at 10:30 o’clock at Eu
reka, Mo. Twelve passengers wore
seriously Injured, It being reported
that a majority of them will die. Tw<
were fatally Injured and died today
while 25 others received injuries.
DIXON'S PLAY HERe TONIGHT.
Urga House Will Probably Witness
"Th# One Weman."
It is topectod that the largest
feme* of tfca mum wwi om ttoo
TRAIN LOAD OE
evening to witness "The One Worn
rn” Thomas I ixoi's r.ew plry whci
wi Ihe ! lesanted at the G and Thi
rlay has betn one if the most im
portant theatrical events of s-a
son, and has • —*. wid-ly dlsussed
by both press and public. iue
record made by “Ti.e Clansman” last
season has created gieat interest ia
"The One Woman,”’ as they are bot
hy the same author. Tne advance
sale of seats has been large and it is
expected that a lull housa will be
present tonight to witness/ the play.
TO ENI tk POLITICC
St. Petersburg, Nov/ 12. —An im
perial order ,has befa issued for
bidding soldiers cf a/l lanks to to
come members of political associa
tions of any party j whatsoever, a.
tend political meetings or take par,
in agitations agaiqkt the govern
ment. Violations 6f the order wii.
be severely punished.
Balloon Traveled Over Mont Blanc
Aix-les-Bains, Nov. 12. —The bal
Icon Milno, which; was sent up Iron,
the Mi,lan interhcAional exposition
has anived here, after having trav
eled over Mont Blar.c.
SOUTH GEORGIA METHODIST
TOHOLDANMUmL MEETING It
THAT CITY LATER IN THu
The South Georgia Methodist cci
ference wiil meet in Valdosta' o:
Wednesday, November 23, at tin
first Methodist churcn.
The opening session will be calle
to oruer at y u clock, and Bisho,
Ward, the junior Disnop of tin
church, will (preside. The belovi
Bishop Calloway, who i3 recognizee
as tne greatest orator of tile collet
of bishops, was to preside, but. ov
iug to ill health, whicu couiiuu-i u
to ms home i.i Miss.saf’ppi, it is un
dorstcod that he will jiui be able t
preside or to attend tue cuute.eaot
Bishop Ward cojnes from the No
Geoigla ccniereace. /wnere ho wli
preside, direct to Valdosta, this ben
uia se.ond confereivte. He was elr
od at the general conference / ai
tiiimingham last spring.
Itev. M. A. Mdrgan, pastor oft:
church there, agitated by Dr. A.
Williams and a unmoor of commii
Lees, nave been engaged in securing
nomes for the delegates. About two
thirds of those expected to attend
aave been assigned homes, and the
others will bo listed next week, at
which time a list of the delegate*
and their hosts will be (published.
There are two hundred and twenty
ministers in the South Georgia con
feieuce, and nearly all of them wil
be there. They have been invited to
bring their wives, and it is probabl
that many ladles will attend the con
feience. With tbe forty lay dole
gates and the thirty-five or forty
chur-.h officials in the various depart
ments, together with the many vlsi
ors. it is expected that about seven
hundred people will attend the c-o
teiencu. 'me. o will be no trouble
whatever In entertaining tbe crowds
and the hospitable people of that city
are extending a cardial invitation
to all church workers to come.
The South Georgia conference
stands high in Southern Methodism,
being recognized as one of the mosi
aggressive and rapidly growing of
the conferences. It leads the other
onferences in the amount ol money!
raised and the number of mission
aries supported by Individuals and
individual churches. Rev. T. IV. Gar
bu*t. a ^rym!’' n nt lumberman, sup
ports three missionaries In the for
Owing to the great growth of th
churches in the conference during
the past year, both in njenv':ershi>'
and missionary spirit, the conferenc*
which Is to meet there this month
win be ene of the most important
and largely attended is tbs history
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
SIX COACHES WERE
Timing Ciklih TEinM
eT Down Fer.-Fctt
MANY REPORTED MISSING
Train on the Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad Bearing 167 Immlgrante
Collided With a Fatt Freight
Missing People Were Pro.
Valparaiso, Ind., Nov. 12.—A serf
jus and fiightful accident occurred
mday c-n the Baltimore and Ohio
.allioad. It la believed that fifty
people were killed.
The train was loaded with 167 im
migrants who were being carried to
points in the state. The passenger,
.v..icli was moving at fall speed, col
lided head-on wltu a local Height at
Vocdvllle, a shoit distance from this
The coaches were hurled down an
jmbankmeut and. ten of them quick,
y caught on fire and were almost
cmpletely destroyed. The coaches
.vent clown a ton-foot embankment.
Fifty of the 167 immigrants are
hissing and it is believed that they
vere burned in tbe coaches which
veie consumed by fire. A number
of the others were more o less in
WILL NOT STF.KE
LACKAWANNA RAILROAD [SS
CIDED TO QfRANT INCREASE
OF S3O PER YEAR.
New York, Nov. 12. —The Lacka
wanna railroad today conceded to
the Id-hour a day request of the
engineers on the bystem and granted
an increase of s3u per year In pay.
It is new announced tnat tne engl
neei s on the Erie railroad will not
btiti.c to aid the firemen, and it is
also understood teat t..e latter have
decided not to declare a strike.
ROBBERS WORK AS FIRE BLAZES
As Fire Is Raging In Texas Town
Robbers Dynamite Store.
Hillsboro, Texas. Nov. 12. —While
attention was d.rented to the out
skirts of this city this morning by
two fires tho hardware
store of Smith and Thomas, located
in the center of the business district
of Hillsboro, was dynamited and
partly wrecked by robbers.
After an exchange of shots, in
which no one |Eas injured, a man wh°
gave his name as Walter Jeffries,
and claiming: Fort Worth. Tex., as
his home, yas arrested in the build
ing where I the explosion occurred.
The fires, /which resulted la the de
struction of the lumber yards of Ole
Wllkersoy and several small build
ings, causing a loss of SIO,OOO, It
Is believed were started by a con
federate of Jeffries. As far as can t>“
learned nothing was taken from tha
stoie of Smith and Thomas.
First Successful Flight.
Paris. Nov. 12.—Tne tinmens* dir-
Iglblj balloon, LaVille De Paris,
constructed by M. Deutsch, made
the first flight successfully today.
The balloon was in the air for on*
hour and corerod a diatanco of 12