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THE BRUNSWICK: i iivita-uALL
VOLUME XI. NUMBER 88.
AND ALDERMEN SEND IN
, LJEItERS OFACCEPTANCE
'Mr. Emanuel Is Aware of
the Great Responsibility
HE WILL HAVE TO
DO MdCH WORK
HOPEFUL Of I 111
Will Do All in lis Power
All of the Letters Are Full of Pa
triotism—What They Have to
Say in Their Letters.
Below the TtstEi-CALi. publisher
letter* of acceptance from Mr. X.
Emanuel, nominee for mayor, and frqm
Messrs. du Bignon, Wenz, MaGarvej
and Calhoun, the gentlemen nominated
Brunswick, Oa., Not. 28,1900,
Messrs, U. F. du Blgnon, J. T. Celsoo,
Cbas. Id. Tilton, Committee el
Dear Sira—l am in receipt of yours ol
ths 19th notifying me of my nomina
tioa by the Good Gorerorfiant Club for
ths offict of msyor of the city of Bruns
I recognize the fact that under the
present condition of the citv’s finances,
that the man who accapts the office of
mayor, does so with the full know
ledge of the large responsibility, and
ths prospect of haying to do a yery
large amount of work in order to ac
complish th ß desired reform, and the
much to be desired improvement of the
Believing at I de that Brunswiek U
naturally one of the beet placet In the
South, and that she can be made to
take her place in the front ranks of our
most progressive being
largely identified f business in
terests of the city, of oor
future growth, I to accept the
nomination for mayor and promise If
eleoted to do ail In my to pro
mote the welfare of the city,
N. Em an oat.
Brunswick, Ga., Nov. 29, 1900,
To tfie Chairman and Members of the
Good Government Club, Messrs.
H. F. du B'gnon, J, T. Colson, C.
M. Tilton, committee
Gentlemen—lt is with pleasure that
I accept your nomination as a candi
date for alderman ou ticket, and
I endorse ti.* platform as adopted at
your meeting of the 10th Inst, and can
see no reason why the city of Bruns,
wick should not be conducted on busi
ness principles so as to restore the con
fidence of the citizens of the town and
the people abroad, thereby establishing
a business prestige which our city is
justly entitled to, and to place if second
to none in the state.
Thanking you for the honor conferred
on me, I am,
Aliikrt E. Wknz.
Brunswick, Ga., Nor. 87, 1900,
Messrs. H. F. du Blgnon, J. T. Colson,
sod C. M. Tilton, Committee:
Gentlemen—l beg to acknowledge
your courteous notifisstion et my se
lection by the nominating committee of
Club to fill the
vacancy on the aldermsnic ticket. .
My friends ere aware that 1 have
been a steadfast supporter ot the prin
ciples and policies of the club since ths
Inception of the movement. I have
carefully considered the platform re
cently adopted by tbs club and which
is to be the guide for the club should
we be elected, I earnestly advocate
each plank io that platform,end should
Ibe chosen, shall cosoperate with the
mayor and ths gentlemen wbo have
been selected on the aldermanic ticket
In faithfully fulfilling tbe pledges
I beg to express my sine.re apprecias
tien of this evidence ot confidence of
the ommHtee, and to assure the tax
payers and citizens that if elected 1
shall administer the duties as 1 believe
to be for their best Interests.
J. C. Calhoun.
B*unswick, Ga., Nov. 20,1900.
Messrs. H. F. du Blgnon, J. T. Colson,
and Cbas. M Tilton, Committee of
Notification Good Government
Club, Brunswick, G*.:
Gentlemen;—l acknowledge tbe re
oeipt of your communication of the
19th inst,, advising me of my nomina
tion for alderman of toe city of Bruns
wick, at tbe regular election, to be
held on December 11th next.
In reply, I beg to say tbat 1 hesitate
to accept. Shall my auswer be in the
negative or affirmative? Shall I de
cline to perform the duties (for they
are bard end unpleasant at this partic
ular crisis), or shall X aooept? Believ
ing, however, it to be tbe duty of e- ery
good oltizjn to respond to the call of
fbn people, and to be willing to sacri
fice personal interest for tbe public
good, 1 cannot decline to aeoept, and
will therefore make tbs race as oue of
I wish to say to those who have boo-
BRUNSWICK, GA. THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 29, 1900.
The Corn Speze Won In
FOURTEEN DENTS A BUSHEL
H Mads This On the Grain
Sold Yesterday - **
Chisago, Nov. 28.—Ths largest grain
oorner sines Joe Belter tried to grab
the earth’s supply, ended successfully
George H. Philip*, corn squeeze, won
and he now holds less than twenty.flve
thousand bushels, having sold out all
at fifty cent* per bushel which onlj
cost him frsm thirty-five to thirty-six
cents. Philips’profits run up Into the
ored me with their confidence, that J
endorse fully the platform of the Good
Govetrhment Club, and if it were pos
sible to make it stronger, I would
The duties to be performed sreoner
ous, sod ths tusk Is bard aud unpleas
ant-such as will nsosssarily take
moeb time and faithful servioe te
straighten out tbs oonfused mass of
blaok clouds ibat now overshadow os,
in the shape of debt, mismanagement
and misspprspriation. To a faithful
service on the part of tbe representa
tives of tbe Good Government Club,
these clouds muat at first give wsy.to
a silver lining, and then gradually to
the full light of the sun, so that you
all can tea what ia being done for tbe
welfare of Brunswiok. There should
be perfsot sympathy and oonfidenoe
betweea the city council and the oiti
zsns of Brunswiok. We must have
their commendation when we deserve
it, and if it be possible for us to sot
otherwise, their condemnation if we
fail to do our duty. Our acts must be
ss an open book to all the citizens oi
Brunswiok, aud for tbe best Interest
•f tbs ontire community.
A. grist painting once graced tbe
walls of ths Paris sslod, representing
La Ruche Jtqueiein io the midst or
bis coustrymen with bat in one band
aud sword in tbe other, and although
there was no insoriptiva explanation,
those wbo knew, knew that La ltocbe
Jaqaelein said this to his countrymen,
“I wave my bat, follow me; it I fsui
ter, shoot me down; and if I fail by
the hand of the enemy, avenge my
death"—and this sentiment, I endorse
Our city government ebouid be of all
the people, by ai) the people, and for
the goed of a 1 tbe people, and by tbe
grant, of God, and the help of the good
citizen* of Brunswick, it will bs so.
J. E. c Bignon.^
Brckswick, Ga., Nov, 28,1900.
Messrs. H. F. dußignon, J. T. Col
Sultan’s Sinister nails On
BUT i MEAN BUSINESS
That Small Amount Most fie
Forthcoming So He
Washington, Nov. 28.—The Turkish
minister called on Seoretary Hay today
to inquire about the visit of the battle
ship Kentucky to Smyrna.
Mr. Hay was non-committal oa the
subject, but assurred the minister that
Thar* was no hostile purpote at present,
This is all the secretary would say, but
the minister was made to understand
that this country coqp! not play about
that little debt'much longer.
eon, C. M. Tilton, committee:
Gentlemen:—l min receipt of your
eeteemed communioiation apprising
me Of my nomination for the offioe of
aldermen for the ensuing term of two
year*, end after mature and oarefnl
oonaideration, I have deoided to accept
the nomination, with a deep eenee of
appreciation for the unsolicited honor
wbloh I have neither nought nor de
Perhaps one of the moat encour
aging eigne of the time* ia that citi
zens may meet in pnblic meeting and
make tbeir own nominationc without
any long oast diet, or disturbing pre
arranged plana. This ia Just ea it
abonld be, and will be, if tbe people
awaken to a true realisation of what
mismanagement haa ooet them (with
alight intermiaaion) In the last thirty
years, in retarding the g rowth of what
was destined by nature to lie o:;e of
tbe promising cPles of the South.
I believe in platforms out to catch
votes, but to put in practice. I sub
scribe to tbe platform, not in part but
In wbole, as adopted at your meeting.
The organized efforts of tbe many
oltizena comprising the Good
■sent Club is worthy of highest com-
mendatloo and Is already bearing
frnitful results, and ought to receive
hopeful and cheerful encouragement
from all wbo bejieve in better ideas
and thoughts in public office. Bight
is right, and wrong is wrong. Do net
allow anyone to move the dividing
line, but with a vigorous public sen’f
ment, uphold the right and cond,iron
Yours very truly,
Auxiliary Cruiser Yosemite Goes
Manila, Nov. 28.—The United Stales
auxiliary ernher Yosemite went down
in a typhoon on the loth Instant. Five
of the crew were lost.
‘ ; : - • •’w -, 4 v ■
All Public Buildings Will
He Died Suddenly Yesterday After
noon of Apoplexy.
Washington, Nov, 28.—Rear Admiral
MoNair died suddenly this afternoon
of apoplaxp. He did not speak after
France Wants Engllsh-Bosr Trouble
Paris, Nov. 28.- The general oouncil
of Lien today unanimously adopted a
resolution, the gist of which demanded
that the French take initial steps In an
endeavor to bring about arbitration
between Great Britain and the Boera,
ADVERTISED LETTER LIST.
The followiug is a list of letters re
maining in tbe postoffice at Bruns
wiok, Ga„ unclaimed, for the week
ending Noy. 24,1900.
A—Mrs, Rosa Allen.
B—Muss Amanda Bingham, Worm
Bullocks, W. S. Bullard, Browning
Sons & Cos.
C—J. U. Copeland, Alex Collins,
Mrs. Millie Chatfield.
*b —Mrs. Sarah Davis.
F—E. O. Fortes-.
G—E. Gent, Mrs. Matban] Griffin,
K—J. Killebrew, M I).
L—l. L. Lowie.
M—lt. A. Malone, TANARUS, G. Matthews,
Mrs. W. E. Munroe, .Tames G. Marlow.
P—Sol Perilz, S. A. Powell.
B—Murray Robinson, Miss Mami
Rons, Mrs. Lizzie Roberts, Miss Oa:
tnllla Roberson, William Robinson.
8 -Key. C. Smith, Mias Sallie Steph
enson, Joe Stevens.
T—D. Terry, Miss Clifford Thomas.
W—John P. Wlnand, Fanny Wil
liams, Hattie Walbarg, Miss Elsie Ware
L. W, Wilson,
Parties calling for ietiers must say
advertised and pay one oent.
Today is a legal holiday, and the post
office will be closed as on Sundays, be
ing open between 9 and 10 o’clock.
Patrons of ti?e office will take due
notice hereof, end govern themselves
F. MoC . Bkovvn,
* A BANQUET.
Mr. H. 0. Raymond, who leaves in a
few days for New York, his future
home, will tender his friends a ban
quet kt the Oglethorpe Saturday night
Cavers will be laid for thirty.
PRICE FIVE CENTS,
Onion Service to Be Mil
The City Hall, Post Office and Pubs
lio Buildings Generally Will
Today is Thanksgiving and the fes
tive turkey having gobbled his last
time is now to be gobbled, showing that
thore are two sides to the question of
Most of the churches hold services to
day in thanksgiving for the many bless
ings enjoyed through the year. Com
pared to some of our sister cities,
storm swept and fiood ridden, Bruns
wick has much to be thankful for; and
if our prosperity continues we may
have a great deal more next year in
the way of new enterprises, etc;, to
makr us thankful that we live in the
little city. Here's a health to Bruns
wick; may Bhe live long and prospsri
The banks, postoffice, city depart,
“ente, and In fact ail the • public'll
liutions will bo ’ closed.
Following is the mayor’s proclama
Whereas, fn conformity to a van
erable custom, His Exoellenoy, A. D.
Candler, governor of the State of
Georgia, has appointed Thursday, the
29tb day of November, A. D., 1900, aa
a day of tbankcgiving and praiaa to
Almighty God for Ilia mercies, and,
Whereas, It is right and proper
that all of our oitizens sbould reader
thank* uuto Almighty God for Hi*
Now, therefore, I, Dean I). Atkin
son, mayor of tbe oity of Brunswick.
Georgia, hereby issue this, my pro
clamation, declaring and jncffintiiMr
Thursday, the 29th day of
A. D., 1900, as a day of thanksgiving
and prayer, and do earnestly request
and invite all oitizens to lay aide
their secuiar avooations on that day,
and to assemble at tbeir respective
p.aoes of woiship and give thanks cn
to Almighty God for the preservation
of health and tbe many blessloga
vouchsafed unto them and this city ;
and to this end, that the officers and
employes of the city may enjoy these
privileges, 1 hereby direct that the va
rious departments of the city govern
ment be closed on said day.