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VOLUME 6, NUFBER 46.
MISLEAD THE TAT PAYERS
THAT ORDINANCE TO
FIX RATES FOR
Some Plain facts About
light and Water Com
ADO THE GALE RESOLUTION
LonghWlndcd Ordinance is Only
Meant to Mislead the Voters—
Impossible to Secure the
Rates Contained In it.
W&at does the Bollcitor ot the
city court take the taxpayers ana
voters of Brunswick to be, a set of
Idiots and fools T
In his organ. the Journal, in
Wednesday’s edition Tie states in
flaring headlines that water, gas and
fela-trW lights will he obtained a.
about one-half the i>r*>--eut rates.
An ordinance was introduced at a
recess meeting of council Tuesday
night too clearly to be Questioned as
not Intended to be passed, if at all
until after the primary ana clearly
intended as a piece of political bun
combe, used to deceive and inveigh
-the innocent people of Brunswick.
But do not be deceived. The do
ticlan, the peanut nolitl ian, the rol
itician that will stoop to anv meas
ure and to any means to carry an
election is abroad in the land. H'
sees defeat and in order to stem the
tide that will carry him far out u
sea on Tuetsdiay, (November 20, 1;
compelled to hold out to those peo
pie who do not think for themselves
a hook with a bait, on it and that
halt is calculated to catch, a sucker
And what ,1s the bait? Cheap light
Well did ithe city council know
when the ordinance was introduced
Tuesday night that It could not id*
passed at that meeting. But then
the election would be held Tuesday
and after the election—well, that’!
another question. The ’’ring” would
be secure and the ordinance woulc.
probably meet the fate that befei
•Alderman ICale’s,’ resolution at the
The astute solicitor knew when hi
published the article Wednesday
evening that the rates promised tht
people BEFORE THE ELECTION
would he impossible without throw
ing the light and water company lnt c
bankruptcy. He knew, or ought to
know, that such rates cannot be
made in a city of Brunswick's size
and that the enactment of isn't
rates would mean confiscation. He
knew that such an ordinance can
have no force or effect without con
trol of the light and water company
by the city and If the mayor anu
council were dealing fairly with the
people of Brunswick why did they
silence the resolution of Alderman
Gale without acceptance of the prop
osition of the Mutual Light and
Water Company, not only to sell the
plants, but to help the city of Bruns
wick pay for it? The answer is too
plain for anything. The election
was too near at hand. With the
light and water question out of the
way, the only charge that Is being
urged against Col. Goodyear and his
ticket and that one untrue. Col.
Goodyear and his ticket would sweet
the field and that would be the end
of the solicitor's power and “little
gnat's" existence as an official of
the city of Brunswick.
But the thinking people, the rea
soning people will not swallow such
"•tuft" as that They know Col.
Goodyear, they have unbounded faith
to him and bis assertions and whoa
ha tells the people of Brunswick that
ha is not the candidate of the ligh’
nd water company, not the candi
date of asr faction, man or sot of
pm, 4te ooorto fi Jmoowiok art
The Brunswick Mews.
going to take him at his wori a
despite the infamous and dirty po
lit leal charges injected into th*
campaign, they will elect him theli
mayor by a majority so overwhelm
ing as to leave no question as to
what the people think of the rlngs
ters and small callbrad politician
now dominating the politics of this
Alleged to Be Insane.
Birmingham, Nov,/ 15. —On allega
tion of counsel fot/ the defense that
Alexander R. Ohishclm, formerly
teller of fthe First v-Mo-al bunk
who defaulted for SIOO,OOO, is insane
and mentally incapable of appearing
in court for trial, the proceedings
in the case of the government
against Chisholm in the United
States court today were postponed
until it could lie decided whether
Chisholm was Insane.
FOUND GUILTY OF PAYING BIG
AMOUNT OF REBATES TO
THE SUGAR TRUST.
Mew York, November 15. —The
jury in the United Staee cir
cuit court today rendered a verd! t
of guilty against the New York Cen
tral railroad, charged with violatin
the railroad rate law by giving re
It is claimed that the road pai '
the sugar trust $26,000 in rebates.
BY AN EXPLOSION
ARIZONA TOWN THE SCENE OF
A HORRIBLE ACCIDENT
Douglas, Ariz., Nov. 15.—A report
was received here this afternoon to
the effect that twenty men were
killed and a number injured at noon
today by an explosion in a stone
quarry near this city.
No details of the disaster have so
far been received.
HER FOOT FROZEN
MISS CHECK CONTINUED THE
GAME IN A HEAVY BNOW
New Haven, Conn., Nov, 15.—The
women who are participating in the
big gold tournament here played the
oontefets (today in a driving snow
storm, and several of them were to
near frozen that they could hardly
play the game.
Miss check, one of the leaders in
the tournament, had her foot frozen.
TO GATHER PORT FIGURES.
Representative of Maritime Register
in the City.
A. H. Wahensell, representing the
Neiw York Maritime Register, one
of the best known shipping publi
cations In the United States, arrived
In the city yesterday to spend a
Mr. Wagcnseil will probably gath
er some port records of Brunswick
during his stay in the city. His
p plication Is one of the few in
existence which prints every move
ment of vessels of the United States
and it is to be found in the office
of every man interested in ship
Tbrscut for Oeeryte:
fair m **4er
BRUNSWICK, GA., FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 16, 1906
MEETING WAS RELD
Than Mol a. Ci!y Hall and
Tossed floupls at
One Aoo hot
ENTHUSIASM HAS LACKING
One Hundred and Forty People At
tended the Much Advertised Ral
ly of the Administration For
ces Last Night.
The muchly advertised and long
heralded meeting of the supporters
of tho administration’s candidate
for mayor and his ticket was pulled
off at tho city hall last night at 8
o'clock. A number of those present
counted the people in the hall. Thes e
Bgures varied from 1 to 150, the,
most, conservative estimate of the
attendance being 140, including a
number of supporters of Col. Good
year, several boy?, and a number
not on the registration list. Very
near half of those present are at
present holding Jobs under the al
ministration of tne city or county,
vmeng the office-holders present
R. R. Hopkins, mayor; L. A.
Robinson, alderman; S. A. Barney,
chief of police; A. C Townsend, dep
uty clerk of the superior court, dep
uty clerk of the city court and ;ler'
of the county commissioners; J. C.
Treen. chief of the fi.e department
T. J. Spears, superintendent sanita
don; A. M. Ross, secretary city ex
ecutive committee; C. D. Ogg, mem
oer board of county commissioners:
R. S. Pyles, deputy sheriff: E. C.
Butts, member of legislature; J. E.
Dubberly, tax receiver; Peter Lowe,
uoliceman; H. F. du Bignon. clerk
superior court, lerk city court; b.
A. ifalim. harbor master: E. It. T.
Mu tidy, epigjincer puny /ing station;
t. B. Meatier, city attorney; N. H.
Ballard, superintendent schools; N
Emanuel, member board of educa
tion; Owens, policdKSt Steve C--
ton, city jailer; John Green, fire
man; R. E. Burney, member beard
of city egistrars; N. D. Susso'l. ci’o
clerk, who is solely responsible fo
the granting of the Neff franchise
C. M. Tilton, city arbitrator. In the
lobby, (but not at the meeting, wa.
j. T. Colson, solicitor city court.
Besides the above named office
holders, all of the dump cart drlv
era. Street inspectors, etc., wert
present, therefore it can truthful!,
oe called a meeting of the office
adders, as very near half of tbost
present are holding jobs under the
The Atlantic band was engaged t.o
furnish music, and rendered seveia
pieces on the streets before go:n.
to t v 3 hall. In justice to the musi
cal organization, It can be said tha
the music was the principal feature
of the meeting and was much en
C. D. Ogg took charge of the meet
Ingand was elected chairman prob
ably yesterday afternoon, as no nom
Inatlons were made at the meeting
He simply went up, took charge an
started the ball to rolling.
The first speaker Introduced wat
U. R. Ho;kins, mayor, who read a
lengthy report from the special com
mittee of council on the light ant'
water (situation. This report ha .
never been read before council, un
less it was at one of the closed dc
sessions. He devoted much of
discussion to the c.ty of Jackson
ville, where he spent Wednesday.
Following Mr. Hopkins Alderman
Robinson took the floor,and he did
some more reading of reports, paid
a tribute to those who secured •
present city hospital, and said it wa*
one of the best in the south. H*
wanted most of the credit for secur
ing It, as he is chairman of the
council committee on hospital am
B. F. Fann next took the floor. Hi'
speech was of a general nature. He
had noted the progress in Brunswick
recently, the coming of new Indus
trie*, etc. He thought J. T. Oolson
to be one of the biggest men ia ex*
Sarmm m 4 mU he wali rather be
SOUTH GEORGIA HAS
tool 111! Irregularily cf I!
Hil TrJr.s In This
IKE MAIL IT MISTED DAILY
Atlanta Constitution Takes Up the
Fight in Behalf of the People of
This Section—Trains are
The Atlanta Constitution is tak
ing u; tne fisrlit in behalf of the poo
pie of south Georgia against the
Southern railway because of the
irregularity of Its trains to this sec
tion, which bring all of the north
ern and eastern mail, as well at,
mail from Atlanta and other Geor
gia points. The Atlanta paper is
mating a istrong protest against
train No. 14, which arrives in this
city at 8:20 a. m.. but which is al
ways from one to eight hours late-
This train handles heavy mail for
all south Georgia and'its being late
almost dally is the causo of a gen
eral complaint from the people of
The Constitution of yesterday ©on
tallied the following about this train
South Georgia, its citizens, busi
ness men and others were side
tracked again yesterday, so far as
mails were concerned. So late were
both the south-eound mail trains oa
lie Southern railroad and the Cen
u-al of Georgia that the connections
which carry these ecu.lies of Uncle
Sam to south Georgia were missee
at Oglethorpe, the junction point oi
tne Atlanta. Bhmingham and At
lantic, the Atlantic Coast Line ai
Albany and all of the others. Even
the bad schedule record of the pa3t
few weeks was broken yesterday.
Southern railway tiain No. 14,
from Cincinnati, scheduled to arrive
in Atlanta with the mail and pas
sengers at 11:04 p. m., did not ar
me until 2:30 a. m. yesterday morn
ing. Asa consequence, it was 2:4c
a. m. before the train started south
ward with the mail. It was B:2t
a. m. when the train arrived at
Helena, where connections are mad.
■‘.ith the Seaboard for both east and
•vest-bound trains. Not only were
these connections missed, but they
wore missed bv 1 throe ihours. an.,
this in spite of the fact that the
schedules provide for a wait at He.
ena cf throe bousti between the
schedule time of the arrival oi
Southern railway train No. 14 and
the arrival of the Seaboard connec
Much the same conditions prevail
ad on the Central of Georgia. South
un railway No. 07, from New Yor.
and Washington, bearing the ea3l
ern mail, airivdd on time at 11:07
Central of Gco/gla No. 14 also le!.
Atlanta on tlijie one minute aft©:
midnight. Ar.d yet, witn the exoep
don of Lts own Central of Georgia
■rains, which were hold until ths
arrival cf No. 14. all of the other
connections were missed and the
train arrived at Fitzgerald three
a. T. Colson dealing with Harry At
kinsen than to be president of the
biggest bank in the world.
W. F. Symcna next took the staid
He said he stood on the platform
of municipal ownership, and be
long since advocated It. He was
giad to see such a large .crowd out.
E. C. Butts put the fininhlnv
touches to the meeting. His discus
sion wa3 devoted to the Australlar
Enthusiasm was lacking; occa
sionally there was an outburst *
applause, try It dime from thefe
who a.re holding jobs Even wh**
the Atlantic band struck up "Dixie"
there was not a hurrah. Tho crow"
was no doubt disappointed in not
hearing from the solicitor of the city
court, J. T. Colton. It had not been
announced that he would speak, f'tr
everybody ettpe:ted *.o hear from
him. He wm lo th* lobby c& tbs
jl|§ . iSsfe!'
Ifr ' cSjSfrajp&cy*
Fiiitil e .
practically causing day •
As for the arrival of
Atlanta yesterday, they Were as a
general rule even more lajrL ,tla
thyy have teen fer the past week <
<o. It was stated that /fn al-.litio
to the usual excuses of bad coal, ba
onnecticns, bal tt::k and ba
everything else, the bad weather
which caused slippery rails was also
responsible for constant anl contin
ued delays. A freight wreck at Cor
stitution was also reported as an
other reason for the dr lay in arriv
ing in Atlanta. According to repon
no one was hurt and but little dam
age resulted from the wreck.
IN SUITS BEHALF
GEORGIA WOMAN HAS WALKS
1,400 MILES IN TRYING TO
CET HIS PARDON.
Atlanta, Nov. 15. —That a woma
should walk 1.400 miles in tho effort
o so ut-e a pardon for an errin
ion who Is serving a term in >th<
oenltentiary is evidence of a devr
ion that can spring only from t
mother’s heart. ,
That is the record of Mrs. Aman
la Bifctoley, tof Lumpkin count'
whose home is in the mountain
near Dahlonega. Mrs. Bea Hey a.
neared In the office of the prisi.
.ommiseion at the state capital yet
terday for the eighth time in tl
effort to secure clemency for hi
ion. Ben, who Is serving a life se:
fence for the murder of Wiiliai.
Mrs. Bcazley’s two sons, Ben an
John, were both indicted and con
•Jcted for the same crime, and to.
were given life senten es in the
oenltentiary. This was about fiv
years ago, the sentences having bee,
passed in Lumpkin superior couri
Since that time John has escape.,
irorn the penitentiary, and has ip.
Ben, M:s. Beazley declares, has
never made any effort to esea.e, am.
wouid not do so If the way were
left open for him.
"Ben was not to blame for Ur
killing/' Mrs. Be: zlcy said In th(
office of the prison-ommissioa, tear.,
rushing a her eyes. "He Is m.
toy, and l. need him to help me ta
my old age.
"I have been here now this Is t* 1
eighth time tiying to get a pardon
‘Or my boy, land often I have walko_
■til of the way from my homo, i
..ave walked to Coal City, lo the
-amp where he has been confined
•i_d since I have been trying to get
-im cut. a friend of mine figure-,
•t up and altogether I have walke
moie than fourteen hundred miles.
"I have got ai. of the jury wit
me, and the last time I was uerc. in
oepiembor. they toid me ali that
needed was to get a letter from <lr
•xlicltor general. I went to Mm a
•ie said he would wilte a letter for
T don’t be’.ievo I will ever be a:!e
to get hero again I am getting so
teeble. I have had to work Lar
at home to got money enough to get
to Atlanta, and then I have bad to
go to work here to get money with
which to get back homo. Often 1
have teen unable to get woik and
nave had to walk.
"I don't know what they are go
ing to do, but I hope and pa/ flat
ttey will tlva me ia k rn> boy."
The commission has a largj cam
ber ct paperß ir tho B.a:ley caße,
and has Invert.gated It or. several
occasions, lira. B ?zky war given
a hearing, and the matter will again
be taken up for coast leration.
Major Rust Dead.
Los Angeles, Nov. 15.—Major Hor
atio Nelson Rust, noted archaeolo
gist and Indian authorlty, philan
thropist, friend /and companion of
John Brown, a&d/ veteran of the civil
died todav it hi* bone in South
Fwtdn* t4 r,j
PRICE. FIVE CENTS.
■HS OF THE
■: SHOE DOWN
ASHEVILLE SCENE OF
Ifgro Who Mitli.it i 1 Lor
People o.i fuesiiy us
MANY SHOTS IRE FIELD
Two Policemen and Two Negroes
Were Shot Down by the Negro
Desperador—Ke Fought to
the Very Last.
Asheville. N. C.. Nov. 15.—Will
Harris, the negro who killled .wo
policemen and two negroes here a
lew days ago, was slxt and killed
today hy a posse, who took the ne
gro from the aataoiLles. However,
.e was not killed until two member*
of the p i.se had been whot. and
illed in the effort to secure him.
Tuesday afternoon while fighting
hravsly in defense of their 'follce
raptain. Pa rolmen Charles Black
hop and William Bailey, two of the
cost effleieut members of the ABne
ille polke-Jcr ci, wore shot to
eath on South Mala street ty the
iegro, who proclaimed that his
.amo was Will Harris and that he
/as from Chailotte.
Prior to the dea h of the two of
leers, a negro restaurant keeper
amid Allison fell dead at the
lands of Harris, who, handling a
lavage rifle, killed him without
revocation. Another negro named
Tom Neil was mortally wounded, he
icing shot before ti e officers took
i hand in the melee.
The negro then attempted to make
is escape and Bred two houses as
e left them. When the affair was
©ported to the police they started
ut to capture the negro, but he
hot two of them deal before he
vas taken into custody.
It has been feared that tro-i'-M
would result and today ft came
when a mob secured the Dcgro, kill
d Mm. and had two of its members
A CHRISTMAS PRESENT.
Of a Home, a Farm or a Lot at Of
ferman, the Model Town—Big
Sale There Dsc. 11 and 12.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec.
11 and 12, there will be a big pri
vate and public sale of Homes,
Farms and lots at Offorman, Ga., the
Model Town, where country people
live in the city.
Lunch will be furnished all who
attend, free, and tie railroad fa*c
of those who buy pro ery will . e
aid to h ways by the Deen Cos.
Take this opportunity to make
your loved ones a proper Christmas
present. The times have beoome
too enlightened to throw your mone*
away on the usual Ohriitmas focl
ishntss. Give a tone, a farm or a
lot In this new town and It will
be a cumulative blessing, growunc;
i etter aid be ter with time. In
deed. ycur Christmas present for
ICCC will be a life long remembrance
if you follow this plan.
Offerman is the model fa*ra com
munity where farmers live In town
and farm in the country. Where
they have all the modern conven
iences of cities, siii-h a3 water
works, with artesian water, grad'd
streets, improved parks, electric
lights, telephone system and a free
public library. It Is to be the pro
duce headquarters for Wayeross,
Brunswick, Savannah and .fankson
vllle, where these cities will get
their ‘.poultry and dairy product*,
fruits and vegetables.
If ycu like the place come and Ure
at Offerman. If you cannot come, it
will Jr you te Isreat.