THE BRUNSWICK TIMES-CALL.
VOLUME XI. NUMBER 25.
Statement of tMmmr's
OTHER IMPORTANT MATTERS
Counoil Instructed the Mayor to
Donate $l5O to the Galves
Brunswick, Ga., Sept. 13, 1900.
Frefeant—Hon. Dean 1). Atklnsoa,
Mayor, and Aldermen Mason, Krausa
Dart, Bioudworth, Thomas and Brieso
Minutes of previous regular meeting
were read and confirmed.
His Honor, the Mayor, read the fol
To tho Honorable Mayor and Coun
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cU of the City of Brunswick,i
Gentlemen:—Go August 20:b, 1 sup-
youf honorable 'r. .Jy a rtate
ment uponinformaUon received from
City Clerk l, C. ~Bode'^ a to th._jg6Ct
that there was an apparent shortage in
■ the account, of 0. H_ Haryey, cy
WBeved f, om duty, pending a more
thorough investigation, The re.ult of
this investigation made by an expert,
accountant, Mr. Bray, rejtreiseollnjj the
l aitsd States Fidelity & Casually
I any, in which Mr. Harvey iadfihued,
shows that there is a shortage, practi-.
caJlyofihe same amount' reported by
Mr. Bodet, towit:
Notes “not'' cred
ited $19,250 00 !
Executions not cred A *
ited 3,173 39
Sundry bills *-not
credited „ U 7 38
twice 245 6(1-822,766 37
Lei 6 errors In disbursements 1,107 Ot^
Looking to the protection of the
city’s interest, I have demanded ((pay
ment of the bond company, and have
also Institut-d proceedings against Mr.
Ilarvey to impound Lis property and
subject It to the payment of the city's
I am having prepared a full and com
ple'e statement of city’s financial con
dition which will be submitted to
honorable body as soon as
From H; M. Turner, asking lo be re
lieved from paying license for 1900:
Taxes arul revenues.
trom T. Newman and others, asking
that they be allowed to nay but one li
cense on their bars operated under one
roof, etc. Taxes and rcyeuuts.
From W. S. Greene, receiver B, L.
&W: Cos., stating that Mr. Verdery
and bis neighbors requested the dis
continuance of a gas lamp in their
neighborhood. Lamp ordered discon
Frorn Henry U. Curtis, asking that
one of the surviying memoers of the
firm of Curtis, Carreras A Cos., be al
lowed to do business under license is
sued to said Arm. Granted
The followi.DK ware read and adopted:
Bruoswiok, Ga., Sept. 13, 1900,
To the Honorable Mayor and Coun
cil:—Gentlemen: —Your landing
committee on taxes and revenue, to
whiob was referred the petitions of H,‘
S. McCrary, agent, andT. B. Gopd
bread, their subject being the
refund of money alleged to
have been paid to the city through
mistaks, beg to make the following
report upon the same :
Like petitions have been presented
for favorable consideration by Brob-‘
ston, Fendig & Cos„ and J, A. Mont
gomery, which same haye been refused
and upon advice 1 of (JHy
Attorney that the city is not liable fit
the premises, we recommend that the
petitions be declined, End payment re
.i a_4s - ■ -i.> wmfsaM
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Taxes and Revenues.'
Brunswick, Ga„Sept: 13,1900.
F To the Honorable Mayor antj.Cjmij -
oommittke on taxes and revenues, to
whiob was referred the petition of E,
J. Berrie, for permission to operat#lt
grocery and butcher business without
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payment of license tsi, upon tbd
ground of his being an'e*>Coofederate
soldier, and as such exempt, W&'Bntf
that the pf MSpetition are
true; and we recommend that same be
D. W, Kiuuss, Cbm’n,
J. M. Bloouwobth,
Committee on Taxes and Revem^flP
To the HonorabEfflTCyor and Coun
cil;— special com
mittee of B. Ilirscb, and
others, Mo which wss referredjto us
the foot of Gloucester street,
bagto make the following report upon
Kame: Inasmuch as tbs city has leased
the said street abutment in good faith
and accepted the lease money, we re
commend that said lease be adhered
to, and no action be taken by this body
as prayed for.
E. 11. Mason, Cbm’o,
J. W. Thomas,
R. E. Bbikskkick,
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BRUNSWICK, GA., TIUTISIXAY MOBXUM., SEPY'EMBEft .14, 1900.
To Raise Funds For the
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EVERYBODY SHOULD COME OUT
The Unfortunate People of Galveston
Are Need and We
Should Aid Thom. • '
I" f Drnnswick,
TO IHK CITI2SN4GF BItFNS.mCJK-v .. ..
A'our attcuitton is rspotti.frpima sister My of the most
humble disaster that u, ■ ity, Deall, has laid its gnu, hand
the ri. h and Dagpiation roigns whore only a few
days llmi&r'and th'rst lntensiflos the ag
awei“ #wa >’ *'“* •Whoa* loved one- bayo been
enivf ill theUnif -of Mesio.t, while othor
thousand:. Tfortfcwla'?. y,avc thought invite y<m to as
seniblc at tl/cjj Hyliall cock, not to take up a coUectiqP- fh'on, .but,
.. - air^l W fc relief to those destitute tullerers. Uon. Joacpeh W.
Ylennet, Brantley 6d oiherit wilt adiLe-e you -m tft-ir' L:■ -.1/ * ijtWu)
■. , , , Ji^VlJr“ttZr~rvrrm,
Ladids iua c.T?i?jrij' Invited to bo pre'emt. V appeal to both ladies
a “ 1 MIJ ' 93 W* ;rf - TH mothers, fathers, Mate,a ami brothers
Ihiuk of Who need help, Lot us All join in this good work
ami fcmcv.i.ter.t^ntyi*,,''our fe! ow#un. Respectfully,
. Y D. J). ATIUNSON, Mayor. .
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ANOTHER HURRICANE DEVELOPING
13- Anotter Hurricane "I>f Alarming proportions is
sW^iopmgfaloßfe, the -coast and off tie gulf stream.
Atg I*'* 1 *'* * ta /Ttfy%Aridfi,., sttd is growing • ■ ngor every minute, Chief
of ließureau's* #fchingtoi .local station,
warning all to aw until further notice. Wires-are now
STORMS OF THE PAST SIXTY YE^RS
! -10—Adamtyjjflfhty, Mississippi; 317 killed, 100 injured; lot.- $1,200,000.
It^-A^^Kcounty, Mississippi; 000 killed, great property leas.
Stone. Christian and Webster counties, Missouri; 100 killed, flOy in
jured; 200 buildings destroyed; loss $1,000,000.
1880—Noxubee county, Miss,; 22 killed, 82 injured; 55 buildings destroyed; loss
1880—Fannin county. Texas; 40 killed, 82 injured; 49 buildings destroyed.
18H2—Henry and Haline counties. Missouri; 8 killed, 0-5 injured; 247 buildings
destroyed; S3OO 000 loss.
]88.3-Kemper, Copia, Simpson, Newton and Lauderdale counties, Mississippi; 51
killed, 200 injured; 100 buildings destroyed; loss $300,000.
1883—Izard, Sharpe and Clay counties, Arkansas; 5 killed, 102 injured; 60 build
lugs destroyed; loss SIOO,OOO.
1884 —North and South Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, Ken
tucky and Illinois; 800 kil led, 2.500 injured; 10,000 buildings destroyed.
These storms constituted an unparalleled series of tornadoes, there being
over 60 of them scattered over 'he country after 10 i’clock a. m. February 9
1800 -Louisville, Ky.,70 killed, 200 injured; 900 buildings destroyed; loss $2,150,-
1801—Louisiana and Mississippi, 10 killed, 50 Injured.
1893 - Savannah and Charleston and southern coast; 1,000 killed, and great de
struction of property.
1893-Gulf coast of Louisiana; 2,000 killed; great destruction of property.
1806—St. Louts cyclone; 500 killed, 1,000 injured; great property loss.
MAY GO TO MACON.
Torpedo Division Would Make a
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The members of 'torpedo Division;
naval militia, are discussing the ad
visability of going to Maooh on Sep
tember S7tb to participate in the mili
tary featurfij of the big Macon street
fair and. carnival. Ip reference to the
proposed trip, Ensign C. W, Darning
said last night: “Totpsdo division
has a large and enthusiastic member
ship, and at our last meeting, the sub
ject of going to Maoon was generally
discussed. While nothing dellnite was
decided upon, it is more than probable
that the trip will bemade. Correspond
ence is now being had with Mayor
Bridges Smith, ths live executive bead
of the Maoon oarnival, and we are
sore he will want the Naval militia
boys to come. Torpedo division will
carry a full rank, and as a feature of
tbe'parade, it is probable that a ten or
twelve-oared boat will be oarried, to
go in the parade as a (loaf. Tn this
wWI be placed a crack crew with cox
swain and as many members of the
famous crew that beat the Wilming
ton’s men as it is possible to get. To
one who has been a guest of tbe Meoon
itee.it to imagine wbt swam
receptit will be given the Naval mi
litia, and the members of Tbrped- di
vision haye practical'asaurnne s that
Mayor Smith ami his progressive citi
zens will ba more to h*ye
them join in'ttlfe ."
■’d’Sß.SFr Tt Ei’C ai r. n i.
•lerspy City, Sept. 13,-Thc annual
mpetiDg of the state league of republican
eUthis. was held here today. Thc occa
-siou Prarlre the real opening of tlgp state
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campaign. This evening there was a
big massmeeHing addressed by Senator
Fqraker and ex-Scnator Barret’,. OlSier
Ispeakcrs who took part in the meetings
J. ftaniptotwMoorc and Tureswell Mc-
London, Sept, 13.—Ira t>V Sankey,
the famous evangelist will be'giveji.A?'
great public welcome in Exeter halt
tonight. Tbeoooision ir’thS silver'
jilbilee of the London chorus formed
by Mr. Sankey In 1875. The recep
tion will be held under the auspices of
the London Singres’ Union, composed
of some of tlie most influential per
sons of the city. Great interest is
manifested in English religious cir
GOOD WORK IN INDIANA.
Fort. Wayne, Sept. 13.-W. .T. Bryan
was the principal speaker at the greatest
mass meeting eyer held in this city to
night. It was a gala day in this demo
cratic district, and the city was crowded
with vujttfr*. Bryan leaves tor Colum
bus, 0., tomorrow. Ho will proUbly
re enter this state tomorrow.
IN SOUTH DAKOKA.
Red field, Sept. 13.—Toddy Roosevelt
marked a red-letter day in the republi
can campaign today when he addressHi
a monster meeting of enthusiast* here.
The gathering exceeded in size and en
thusiasm anything of the kind eyer hold
in this state. Tonight Roosevelt .spoke
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Nimifsli of u Liters
II CONDITIONS EXIST
It is ! Officially Reported That 75
Per Cent of Galveston is
Galveston, September 13-The situ#
tion has gotten beyond control of tha
authorities Robbery and mutilation of
tbe Dead and the looting of houses ha#
become so oommon tint last night four
teen negroes and two white meu were
caught in the act of thieving were sho
dead in their tracks This makes a to
tal o * ninety-six men shot by troops for
Galveston relief measures organized
here are running moie smoothly than
before, l’pe destitute ire receiving
supplies al'tbe various,depots The slclt
are reeeivlr g tho bfcst or care. Physi
fang are giving their services free.
The coast for miles ie said tff be cov—
ed with corpses.
Transport For Their Usel^HHfc
'Wiling! ,j, s L .pt, 13.—Tho'jB
pn Hindi t ha.- p aced tbe^jj
i’lior-ni, n < lln- 4i*B^§H§|Hs
■' l "ji commilfijft
sop s*sig* i
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jmuy'Sept. 13.—Nows wasi
disaster of the Southern
left this city last
Galveston. The dis
pa Hr at elghty-tive passengers
Were killed and the train totally
wrecked on Galveston Bay, near the
fight house. Very few that was on the
train escaped death. •
Wrecked Beyond Repair,
Austin, Tex., Sept. I.').—Colonel
Wortham, who went to Galveston as a
special appointee of Ad’jt. Gen. Surry
to investigate the true conditions there
returned this morning and reported
the following to tho governor: “I am
convinced that Galveston is practical
ly wrecked for all time to come. Ful~
!y 7i par cent of the business portion
of tbo city is lost, and most deplorably
demolished. At least the same per*
centige of damage Is found in the resi
dent portion of the city.”
General Manager Vanlack, of the
Southern Pacific, also siys the damage
is fully 75 percent. He says that the
company will begin work on the rail
road bridges within two days, and In
forty days will have trains running
lexas City Wiped Out.
Houston, Sept. 13.~j o bn J. Moody,
one of tba committee sent to take
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