THE BRUNSWICK TIMES-CALL.
Anarchist After the Fr-eM
Mr. Bryan Was Told
About the Plot to Kill
Him —He Took It
Omaha, Neb, Aug. 25.-William N.
Williams, an avowed anarchist, in
formed a fallow-workman that b* in
tended to assastloate William J
Bryan at the Jacksonian piomo this
af'vrnoon, and appealed for assistance
in carrying out bis murderous plot.
Instead of promising to help h'm, bis
fellow-workmen reported to the police
tbe statement t f the anarchis', and be
was promptly arrssted and is now be
hmd the bars. Mr. Bryan arrived
from bis home in Lincoln, aDd war
told by tbe police of the plot against
bis life. Tbe candidate took tbe mat
ter calmly, but tbe deteetives were
plaoed on guard, and watched every
move of Mr. Bryan, and every suapi
oious pei son was closely watohed.
PICNIC AT ST. SIMON’S.
Excursion U.ven by tbe Hilton &
Darien, Ga., Aug. 25.—Tbe Hilton &
Dodge Lumber Cos. yesterday gave to
tbe company’s employee at Darien and
their friends an excursion to S’. Si
mon’s. About fifty persons, besides
tbe employees of the D rien office,
aocepted tbe company’s invitation and
left tbe city on tbe tteamer Passport,
at 9 o’clock in the morning, arriving
home again at 10:30 o’clock at night.
Tbe day was spent in tie usual pic
nic etyh, including a big basket din
ner, dancing and surf bathing. One
of tbe pleasing diversions was a de
lightful oskewalk, by little Misses
Long and Smit b, whoso pleased the
crowd that they were called upon to
repeat the peifo-macce on board the
boat coming back to town,
Tbe H lion & Dodge Cos ~ and em
ptoyeea are the toast of the town to
day. The excursion was given on the
twenty-third anniversary of General
Manager R. H. K iox’s connection
with the company, and to him Ibe day
was a doubly pleasant one,
AN AMATEUR CLUB.
It ia very likely that an ama eur
b.aseball club will be organiz and here in
a few days. Wi have som good local
material, and a very good club could
be bad. Gam.s ouird be pltyed with
Wayoross, Fitzgerald, Tboma*vilie
and Valdosta, all of which now have
amateur c ut s.
Berlen, Aug 25 —An explosion die
troys moat of the royal military Are
work! faotory at Sbandau today. An
enormous quantity of material was
oonsumed and one man was killed an
other was fata ly burned,
BY ALLIED OFFICERS
French Commander Suggests This in Order to Cut|
the Ground From Under Walderse’s Feet,
Paris, Aug. 25. —M. Lansseque, minister of marine, states that acting
on the suggestion of General Frey, commander of the French troops
in China, the commanders of the allies have decided to organize an in
ternational commission similar to that which was established at Crete,
and which will be entirely independent. Field Marshal Count von
Walderse’s duties will be to select the points in China which may serve
each power best as a base for provisioning and equipping its torces
there. The impression preyails in army circles here that Frey’s action
is intended to cut the ground trom under von Walderse’s teer.
Pekin, Via Shanghai, August 2.-It is now known that four Ya
men ministers and one court officer here was beheaded during the siege
because of foreign sympathy. Chinese court is now stationed at Precti
Pacting Fu, August 25. —Forty American civilians, with army es
cort, will start for Tien Tsin today
HE DIED GAME
An Ex Boer Officer Pays
Pretoria, Aug. 25.-Lieut Coadtua,
tbe Transvaal army effioer who was
tried on charges of being Implicated
In tbe plot to kill British officers and
abduct Lord Roberta and who was
convicted by a court, presided over by
Judge Godfrey, was shot in accordance
with tbe sentence ibis morning, Tbe
ex-transvaal i ffioer was told last night
that tbe sentence would be carried out
today. A chaplain visited him and
remained all nigh’, and at seven o’olook
this morning Cordiua was marched to
th:|laci of rx-oution. He was eool
and brave when wardens left bim.
Tbe prisoner walked to the plaoed as
signed not bound, and sat In a chair,
arms folded, facing tbe garded wall,
After tbe necessary orders, came tbe
order to fire, and Cordiua, who had
arisen, fell dead. He was buried In
grave dose by.
A CARD OF THANK-*.
We wish so tbaok, through tbe col
umns of your paper, ibe good people
of Brunswick who so kiudly assisted
us during tbe illnets and death of our
Mb. and Mrs. L. B. Collins.
Accident on a Gar.
Roohester, A gust 25—Tbe trolley
car on tbe city line plunged duwn a
fifty fcot embankment here tb a morn
ing. The car was crowded, and twelve
persons were seriously injured.
BRUNSWICK, GA., SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 26, 1900.
IF IIJIB II in
Ships Are Flocking There in Large
Taku, August 25. —’Transports are
pouring into Taku. Three large Gor
man vessels have arrived and are un
loading. One regiment that baa dis
embarked is now on tbs way to I’ek n.
Another is bound for TienTsin. Three
Russian vessels,also,arein tbe harbor.
Fifteenth infantry and Third artillery
and five hundred marines are camped
at Tien Tsin, awaiting orders. Ra
tions for forty days are being for
warded to Pekin. A hundred civil
ians have left Pekin, incladmg Cus
ter’s force, and are now on tbe way
down Ibe river. Foreigners here de
sire tbet an expedition shell be lent
against Peoting Fu to destroy tbe oily
and avenga tbe maasaore of foreigners
wbiob oocurred there.
Hong Kong, Aug. 25.—Black flags
are marching on Pekin and destruct
ion marks their marcb. Mob demands
a ransom of 244 teals for each prison
era. 8 veral English speaksng natives
wbo were prisoners were beheaded
bioaues tie ransom was not forth
Horg Kong, Aug. 25.-R'oting ! n
Southern China continues, with burn
ings and attocßies by a mob of boxer*
wbo have destroyed tbe Cbristiao
mission at Yntiok, on tbe Canton
river. Many na’ive Christians were
tortured to death.
Washington, Aug. 25.—A cable
gram received from Remey in which
be states that it is reported that tbe
Russian oommande", at Pekin, tas
forbidden any communication between
bis forces and tbe Chinese.
To Oppose French.
Shanghai, August 25.—1 t is reported
tnat the Vioeroy of tbe Saobwan prov
ince baa sent a body of troop's to op
pose tbe Frcnoh near Wong Tong dis
trict, between Guam province and
Nsw York,“Aug. 25.—Today lucky
betters on Fitz were cashing their
bets; over one hundred thousand dol
lars changed bands, on wagers that
Fitz would whip Sbarkey.
More Census Report.
Washington, Aug.*2s,—Tbe popula
tion of Nsw Orleans was announced
today, It is 277,104 against 242,039 in
Everybody can be served with ice
today, as all the wagons will be run
ning. Clarence Mill’,
FITZ DANCED TOO
He Didn’t Mind the Little
New York, Aug, 24.—After knocking
Sharkey out last night, Bob Fitzs’m
mons, with twelve thousand, five hun
dred dollars in his pockets, went with
his wife to a ball andd anoed all night.
Mother Dies for Her Child.
Waycross, Aug. 25.—A sad crowning
occurred at Coleman creek near Screven,
where C. L. Harris and family were
spending the day fishing, and their baby
playing near the lake fell in. The moth
er jumped in to savo her child and was
drowned before her husband could reach
her. The baby was rescued.
Hill Speaks in the West.
Chicago, Aug 25—Chairman Jones, of
t'lo Democratic National Committee
stated that Ex-Senator Hill, of New
York, will make some speeches in the
west during the campaign, but that th
time and places have not yet been deter
New York, Aug. 25.—U. S. Senator
Chaunoey M. Depew arrived on e‘eam
er New York this morning. Calls
anti-imperialists “turtle Americans.”
Policemen in Shirt Waists,
Tampa, Fla., August 25—The city
council of Tampa passed a resi lution
Instructing the mayor to have tlieen
tire police force uniformed in eh r
waists and straw hats,
Leesburg, Ga., Aug. 25.—Crops in
this section are very much cut, off
0"lv about 40 to 50 percent of last
year’s oropa will be made.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Ballet Piercefl His Heart;
He Bififl DM.
SLAYER WAS JHSIIfIIE
The Facts Plainly Show
That It Was a Case
of Kill Or Be
W illiam Cash, colored, shot asd in
stantly k lied Harry Armstrong, also
olored, about 9:30 o’clock las night, iu
the saloon of Mr. Chas, Walters, on
Bay stieet, opposite the Bay lion
It seems that these two uegroes bad a
quarrel some days ago, and Armstioug
had made tbreais on the life of Cash.
Last night Armstrong, armed with a
kune, went about the city looking for
< ash, and be found him in the above
siaitd saloon, where he is employed,
l'be negro at once drew hU knite and
made for Cash, who pulled bis pistol
and began shooting He fired three
shots, but only one took effect
the ball entered under the left arm
and pss.ed through the heart, killing
him Instantly. Casn saw his man drop
and then made lis escape hut later re
turned and gaye himself up to Officer
Isaac Smith and was placed in the coun
Gorooer Jenningt wus notified and
at onca summoned a jury, but after
bring in eesaiuii for some time no ver
dict was reached, and tbe jury was
ordered to meet at the ooronar's office
tomorrow afternoon at four o’clock,
when some more eye witnesses w ill ap
From facts gathered by a Times-
Call reporter, it seems certain that
f?.sb did tbo shoaling in selfdefenoe.
Armstrong, the dead negro, has a
very bad reputation end has only
recently been reba;ed from the peni
tentiary, while Cash is well known
and has always enjoyed a good repu
tation, and the fact that he returned
and gave himself up to the iffijer, is
more strong evidence that he shot hie
man only to eave his own 1 fe.
It is a so understood that Armstrong
had a quarrel! In the acre a few min
utes before tbe killing and made an at
tempt to cut Pete Il dgon and would
have done so,had it not been for Jerry
Hampton, who was a bystander, and
pulled bis pistol, Armstrong then
ran, and went direotly to the saloon
where Cash is employed.
The Boers Are Active for a Defeat -
Kruger-dorp, Aug 25,—Commandant
Deiary appeared yesterday before the
Bank station with largo fi.rce and sum
moned the garrison commanded by Lord
Albermarle to surrender, which the gar
rison refused to do. Meantime General
Dew-1 took advantage of this ruse and
c-ossed the river towards the Orange