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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES-CALL.
VOLUME XI. NUMBER 4.
Tie Ex-Secretary if Slate
PRISONER NEARLY FAINTED
The Jury Was Out Only
Georgetown, Ky., Aug. 18-Caleb
Powers was today declared guilty of the
billing of William Goebel, governor of
Immediately after the finding of the
verdict, the prisoner was told to stand
up and was sentenced to life imprison
m nt in the Kentucky penitentiary.
The verdict was taken quietly, but in
a sullen manner, by the friends of
The convicted man turned as pale as
death when the jury filed into the room
and when the verdict was announced he
came Dear fainting. The jury was out
o ily five minutes. Powers did not e x
pect an acquittal, but he did thins that
the jury would disagree.
The friends of Goebel, are delighted
at the verdict.
Causes Mill to Close.
Biddeford, Me., Aug. 18.—The mills
ot the Pepperell Manufacturing Com
pany, of this city, which includes the
Pepperell and Laconia divisions of the
corporation, closed today and will re
main shut until September 4- About
one half of the goods manufactured by
these mills goes to China but for the
last month this market as far the Bidde
lord people are concerned, has been cut
off About 3 000 bands will be affected
by the shut down.
May Go to China.
Boston, Aug. 18.—The gunboat Ban
croft, which haß been undergoing re
pairs at the Charleston navy yard, is
about ready to be commissioned. Sbe
is especially well fitted for service in
the shallow waters of the Chine.e rivers
and will D.obabiy be sent there immedi
ately. She will be manned chiefly by
the officers of the crew of the Machias.
which recently went out of commission.
Vienna, Austria, Aug 18.—Francis
Joseph, Emperor of Austria and KiDg
of Hungary, is seventy years of age
today. HeJ is keeping his birthday
in the strictest privacy. The emperor
has not been In good health and there
is some uneasiness about him. People
fear to think of the consequences of his
death. It might lead to the disruption
of Austria-Hungary and serious Interna
Memorial to Humbert-
Washington, Aug. 10.—A memorial
funeral service will he held here tomor
row in honor of King Humbert. Baron
Faya, the Italian ambassador, has
charge of the arrangements. Fresldent
McKinley and members of the oabinet
if ill be present. The service w ill be at
gt. Michael’s nth Cardinal
FOREIGNERS FOUGHT EVERY
INCH OF GROUND TO PEKIN
London, Aug. 18.—A message received here this morning clears
away all doubt as to the manner of entry to Pekin. It shows that the
Chinese not only contested eyery step of ground, but that they kept
the allies at bay outside of the walls all day and that when the entrance
had finally been forced, they fought even in the streets of Pekin. In
many respects it was the most stubbornly contested battle waged since
the landing of the allied troops at Taku.
New Chwang,Aug. iB.--Fifteen thousand Chinese troops are hur
rying here determined to capture the city at any cost. Russians are
hastily throwing up earthworks and preparing for battle. Fierce clash
on the Russian entrenchments yesterday in which ten thousand Chinese
Cologne, Aug. 18.—The Cologne Gazette says that the relief of
Pekin legation only partially solves the Chinese question. The paper
demands the severest chastisement ot persons guilty of the murder of
Baron Von Kettler, the Cerman minister, and maintains that a policy
ot terror is the only effective one in China.
LIKES TO STAY THERE.
A Man Who Wants to Die
Columbus, 0., Aug. 17. —JohnTaborn,
a Delaware county murderer, celebrated
today the thirtieth anniversary of his
.mprisonment. He was sent up in Au
Life men are eligible to parole after
25 years, and Taborn could secure his
release for the asking. Having no near
realative, he does not care te get out,
but wan's to spend his remaining days
in the prison, which seems like a home
THE FIRST NEWS.
General Berry Says Legations Are
Washington, Aug. 18.—The first in
formation received at the wr depart
ment In regard to the capture of Pekin
came this morning in a despatch from
General Berry, dated Taku, August 17,
stating that the Indiana transport ar
rived on the August 4 16th. All well. Pe
kin was taken August 15th. Legations
The white union held an interesting
meeting Thursday night at which the
plans for the Labor Day parade were
The haokmen and draymen are io or
ganise at an early date.
Hey. T. Lockett hes been elected
president of the colored union.
All the unions are still paying a num
ber of sick benefits.
\ San Francisco, Aug 18 —Advices re
ceived here state that the Yukon river is
So shallow that navigation is entirely
closed. St. Michael is fall of refugees
from the Nome, where lack of food is
causing considerable alarm.
BRUNSWICK, GA., SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 19, 1900.
CAME TO KILL M'KINLEY
Fourteen Anarchists Instead of Two
Came Over Here to Assassinate
New York, Aug. 19.—Government officials assert that fourteen instead of
two anarchists have been detained here and all will bo sent back to the places
they came from. Two are to be returaod tomorrow, and the others are to follow
them at short intervals. It is charged that these anarchists had a well laid plan
to kill President McKinley, and that the government secret service men have
been arresting them singly and in pairs for some time. They have all been taken
from incoming ocean liners within the past ten days.
WILL MAKE SPEECHES.
Mr. Bryan Will Be Kept Very Bury
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 18.—Mr, Bryan
will devote tbe greater part of next
week to epeeob-making in Nebraska
and Kaneae. He will make tbe first
of a aeries of addreaaes at Wahoo,
twenty miles norib of Linooln, Tues
day afternoon, and will follow tbie
effort with four speeches on Wednes
day, at Auburn, Tecumieb and Pewa
nee, respectively. Thursday forenoon
will be Bpent in Kansas City.
Tbe afternoon cf Thursday will be
-given ever to tbe Populist notification
ceremonies at Topeka, when be will
respond to a epeeob by Hon. T> M.
Patterson, notifying him of his nomi
nation for tbe presidency by the Pop
ulist party. On Friday, Mr, Bryan
will speak at Manhattan, Kao., and
Beitrioa, Neo, Saturday he wl 1 go to
South Omaha, to attend a J cUon
olob p ome, where be will speak.
Quiet Last Night
I The usual number of intoxicated peo
ple were not seen on the streets last
night and the police had little or no
trouble, Only one little f acas occurr
Nioe, yellow Yams, to be found at
Mr. A. E. Wen* to O cupy More
Mr. A. E. Wenz, the sli p chandler
whose establisment is situated at tbe
oorner of Bay and George streets, will
shortly remove to his own building
oear the corner or Mansfield and Bay
streets. Tbe building will be added
to wbiob will make It run through to
Oglethorpe street. The increasing
business of Mr. Wenz demanded
Republicans Have Plsoarded and De
corated Linooln, Nebraska.
L nooln.Neb. Ang. 18.—Bryan’s po
litical opponents have plaoatded Lin
coln with Moklnby and Roosevelt pic
tures. Tbe Republicans have big flags
attached to wires at every street inter
section in tbe bminess part it own
with McKinley and Roosevelt’s pic
tures fastened to Ihe flags.
Brunawiokiaos were greatly inter
ested io the trial of Caleb Powers
charged with tbe killing of Governor
Goeble, and tbe verdiot of guilty will
cause general satisfaction bare.
WILL OF HUNTINGTON.
Tweed Will Soon File the Docu
ment for Probate
New York, Aug., 18.—The will of the
lateCollis P. Huntington will be offered
for probate at an early date, according
to an announcement made by Charles 11.
“There is little to say concerning Mr.
Huntington’s will at this time,’’ said
Mr. Tweed, “that is public concern. As
soon as matters can be arranged prepar-,
atory to doing so. tbe document will be
offered for probate. That will be done
early next week; probably not Monday,
and possibly do*, before Wednesday, but
tbe application will be made somewhere
near that time. Until the will is offer
ed for probate nothing concerning its
contents will be made public. There is
no necessity for any haste in the matter
and there will be none. .There will be
no formal reading of the will. This is
in accordance of the wishes of ths fami
STUMP NEW YORK.
Roosevelt Will Start on a State Tour
New York, Aug, 18.—Gevernor
Rooaevelt will start Monday fur a
three week’s oampagn tour through
this state. The trio ia of bis own sug
gestion and by dispensation of tbe
Republican committee, which bsd ar
ranged that be should do all of his
campaigning in the West. Tbs gov
ernor though’, however, that Nsw
York, as a pivotal State, needed his
attention and asked that be be given
tima to go over the rouae which he
covered in bis oampaign two years
ago. When it is completed he will go
London, Aug. 18.—General Koberts
reports that Kitchener relieved Elans
River garrison Thu isday, '
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
IS SGI OUT
Tie Troelle Seems to Be
it 01 End.
FITE NEGROES HIPPED
The Conservative Elements
of Both Races Are
Now at Work'.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Jesup, Aug. 18.—The presence of the
military, armed citizens and a strong
sheriff’s posse kept things quiet in Lib
erty City last night and today. The
conservative element of both races are
now at work trying to adjust the trou
bles and secure settlement ot all diffi
The riot was caused by irresponsible
negro gamblers that bang around tur
pentine stills and with the
white working men. Five of the ring
leaders have been whipped with buggy
traces and run out of the county. One
returned tonight and is talking about
vengeance. II o may cause trouble, but
the worst of It is over. The military
was discharged today, Sheriff Brewer
has gone home and all seems peaceful
10 PLAY BALL,
An Interesting Game Arranged for
Avery interesting game of base ball
has beeu arranged for Tuesday after
noon between the professional and ama
teur t im of this city for the benefit of
H Chr- -f-y k base ball club.
-k toQ. v from the professionals,
.and Ballantync, will be loaned to
ti c amateurs, and with the many good
players here, a very int r resting game
will doubtless be seen.
Tbe Brut swick base ball Club has
worked hard this year to give the people
of Brunswick some sport In this line,
and. we are sorry to say. it has not been
a success in a financial way, and we hope
that a large crowd will go out to the
TO ATTEND CHURCH.
The Brunswick Riflemen will attend
the services at St Jude’s church tonight.
A special military sermon has been ar
ranged by Rev. Eubanks.
FOR SALE—At a bargain, either
cash or installment, the 7 room house
on Stonewall, between MoDk and Glou
cester, known as the Brady or Harris
place. Also the vacant lot corner of
Lee and Gloucester, 100x125 feet.
Geo. T. Bailey, Central Hotel.
Washington, Aug. 18.—State depart
ment reprimands Consul Fowler for
sending despatches to nowspapers.
This action is not approved by the state
Aged Colored Women.
Pittsburg, Aug. 18.—Tbe corner stone
of a borno for aged and infirm colored
women will be laid here tomorrow.