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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES-CALL.
VOLUME XI. NUMBER 91.
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Judge Bennet Hakes a Strong
Charge to the Brand Jury,
The Cases Filed.
The December term of Glynn Super
ior Court was convened yesterday
- moraine at 10 o’clock by Judge J. W.
The court a - , e C3 got down to work,
'and after its forma'ion began to try
The grand jury held a session and'
elected Mr. Mose Daniels foreman and
Mr. Howaid Wall c'erk
Judge Bennet’s oh trge to the g<aud
jury, while brief in verbiage, we
from a leg tl standpoint, a masterful
portrayal of the penal statues, and each
of the important, criminal laws so gen
, erally ylolated by the public was fully
and logically defined.
The court grew particularly elpqueot
when referring to tbe whiskey and
cigarette traffic aud thoroughly- CUi
lined to the grand jury its duty in cases
qjrhere theta laws were not kept invio
late. Gaming also received Judge
Bennet’s attention and ha charged spe
cifically on this question, giving to the
jury the recent enacttens of the legis
lature whereby smaller gaming devices
are brought under the general law.
The court In turn touched upon dls
Curbing holy worship, carrying conoeal •
and weapons, railway duty as to Ice
water, duties of public officers, etc., and
in each case the law wss made thor
oughly manifest to the jury.
During tbe day tbs following cases
were d'sposed of: .!"
Sarah Carter vs. J. M. Carter, di
vorce, second verdict for ptaiiiff.
Joe I’rayer vs. Bertha May Prayer,
divorce, second verdict for plaintiff,
Thos. Campbell vs.'Patsy Campbell,
Divorce final verdict for plaintiff.
John Lamar vs. Lottie Lamar, di
vorce, first verdict for plaintiff.
T. J. Cody ys. Leila Cody, divorce,
Bscond verdict for plaintiff.
Thos. D. Bows ys, W. fl. Harrison
Suit on note, judgement for plaintiff.
EJ. L. Courron
e court ruling
ad a judgement
;tlsd and die
30 this morn
,he two jurlos
PRESIDENT ITONLEY SAYS THE WAR
TAXES MUST BE REDUCED AT ONCE
Annual Message to Congress Was Read and Most
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t HI iS 1 SOGGEBT ANY RICH OF If SOUTH’S REPRESENTATION
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Filipiflos Are "ffarfls of Hatioii;’’ Says War m P&iliplnes is ADbbl 07er~Snrplns ii Treasury is Now
Terr Larp-Siall New Beds Have Issued Many Bills.
Washington, Dec. 3.—The opoining
of congress drew a greet crowd to the
capitol intent on witnessing "*tbose in
teresting scenes marking the inaugura
tion of the legislative work of the gov
ernment. On June 7 last the first ses
sion of the Fifty-sixth congress ad
journed and the second session began
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today With many momentous questions
awaiting the attention of the national
lawmakers. The president’s message
was then read in both houses, as fol
and House of Repre-
At.the outgoing of the old
and Incoming of tbe new century you
begin the last session ol the Fifty-six
congre-s with evidences on every hand
of incV'yldual and national prosperity
&Ld with proof of the growing strength
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and Increasing power for good of re-,
publican institutions. Your country
men will join with you la felicitation
that American liberty is more firmly
established than ever before aud that
lo'-e for it and the determination lo
preserve it are more univeisaLtUan at'
any former period of our history.
The republic wss ileyer so strong,be
cause never so strongiy Ipiwncbed In
the hearts of the people as now. The
Constitution, with few amendments,
exists as it left the hands of the auth
Moses Daniel. M. Elkan
R. E. Brieieniox C. Downing
L. Fiebeimsn * C. M. Gowen
Thomas Fuller P. M. Ulsoh
M. Kaiser W. F. Daerflioger
A. J- Liles J W. Owens
R. L. Atkinson J. M, Hoodenpjle
J. R. Morton J. J. Spears
A. E. WeczJ R. E.Lsmance
H, 8 MoCrary E. L. McUougen
Lewis Morton, jr. JC Laiighingbonse
E, A.Psnnimen J. J* Lott
J. H. Morgan W. D. Forrester
J. A. Montgomery R. J. Odum
W. H. Bowen A. W. Conpsr
H. H. Brady 6. F. Jones
W. C. Anderson L. E. Roberts
E.R. T. Mundy John Summerlin
J. J. Vickers J. D. Pyles
Alex Llviagstan C. W. Floyd
R. C. Jones 8. B. Henderson
A. 8. Dsaver C. M. Flanders
C. H. Leavy M.*T. Scarlett
J. W. Mock J. M. Phillips
Clinton Brown T. W.Lemb
BRUNSWICK, GA. TUEUSDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 4, 1900.
ora. The addhione which have been
made to it proclaim larger freedom
and mere extended citizenship. Popu
lar government has demonstrated in Its
124 yer-s of trial here its stability and
seourity and Its efficiency as the best In
strument of national development aud
tbe best safeguard to human rights.
When the Sixth congress assembled
In November, 18 10, the population of
the United States was 6,808,438.; Lt is
now 76,304.799. Then we had 36 sta
Now we have 46. Then Our territory
consisted of 909,05|0 eq u&rc miles. ,Jt !
Education, religion) ' morality
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have kept pace with our advancement
In other directions and,/Whileextend
ing its power, the government has ad
hered to its foundation principles and
abated none of them in dealing wNh our
new peoples and posaeajrttfitt, A uatton
so preserved anj blessed gives rover
ent thanks.to God and Invokes His
guidance and 1 the cont.inuanae of His
oare and favor. '
AS TO CHINA.'
The recent troubles in China spring
from the anti-foreign agitation, which
for tbe past three years has gained
strength in the northern provinces.
The telegraph and the railway
spreading over their land, the steam
ers plying on their way, the merchant
and the missionary penetrating year by
year farther to the Interior became lo
the Chinese minds types of an alien in
vasion changing the coarse of their na
tional life and fraught with vague fore
bodings of disaster to their b -liefs and
their self control.
The matter of indemnity for our
wronged citizens is a question or grave
concern. Measured In money alone a
sufficient reoaration may prove to be
beyond >he ability of China to meat,
All the powers concur in emphatic die
clalmers of aay purpose of aggrandize
ment through the dismemberment ot
tbe empire. 1 am disposed to think
that due compensation may be made In
part by Increased guarantees of security
fer foreign rights and Immunities, and,
most important ef all. by the opening
of China to the equal commerce of all
At the Paris exposition the c:ntrl
bution ot the United States wae not
only the largest foreign display, bat
wan among the earliest In place and
most orderly In arrangement.
Lynching must not be tolerated iffia
great and civilized country like the
United States. Courts, not mobs, mast
execute the penalties of the law, The
iffeervatlon of order, the right of dis
cussion, the integrity of the courts, and
tide orderly administration of justice
must continue forever the rock of safety
.upon wl 'oh ear government securely
r, THE TREASURY.
It is gratifying to be able to state
tlm the sepias revenues for tbe fisoal
.year ended June 30, 1900, were $79,-
527,060.18, Jsnr .(he six preceding
years we bad *)niy deficits, tbe aggre
gate of wbichifrom 1894 to 1899, inclu
sive, amounted to *283,022,991.14. The
reoeipts for tbe year from all sources,
exclusive of postal revenues, aggre
gated $567,240,851,89, and expenditures
for all purposes except for tbe admin
istration of the postal department, ag
I am satisfied tbe judgment of the
oountry favors the policy of aid to our
merchant marine, whioh will broaden
our commerce and markets and up
build our sea-carrying capacity for the
produots of agriculture ar.d manufac
ture, which, with th increase of our
navy, means more work and wages to
our countrymen, as well as a safeguard
to American interests in ei?ry part of
“It is apparent that uniformity of
action legislation upon this subject in
the several Stares is much to be de
In my last annual message 1 dwel*
at soma length open tbe oondition of
affairs in tbe Philippines. While seek
ing lo impress npon you that the grave
responsibility of the future govern
ment of those islands rests with tbe
oongress of tbe United Etates. I ab
stained from reoommending at that
time a specific ati) final form of gov
ernment for tbe territory notnally
held by the'United States foroas, and
as long as iosnrreotion continues, that
the military must neoetearily be sn
REDUCE THE WAR TAX.
1 recommend that congress at its
present naaioa reduce tbe internal
revenue taxes imposed to meet tbe ex
pense* of tbs war with Spain in tbe
rum of *30,000,006. This reduction
should be seoured by tbe ramiasion of
those taxes whioh experience bre
shown to be tbe most burdensome to
the Industries of the people.
The civil government of Porto Rico,
provided for by the act of congress.!
approved April 12,1900, is in success
ful operation. The courts have been
established. The governor and bis
associates, working intelligently u.
harmoniously, are meeting with com
FUTURE OF CUBA.
On July 25, 1900, 1 dlreoted that a
call for and election In Cubs
for members of a constitutional con
vention to frame a constitution on a
basis for a_ stable and independent
government on the Island. When the
convention oonoludee its labor, I will
transmit to the oongreas the constitu
tion as framed by the convention for
Us consideration, aud for auoh action
as it may deem advisable.
AGAINST A DECREASE.
I recommend that the oongrore, at
its present session, apportion repre
sentation among the several Slates as
provided by the Constitution.
Berlin, Dec. 3. —Nearly one hundred
missionaries were masiaored in San Si
province. The governor of that pro
vince poigniardud nearly a’l the vio
iHLectkd and eputy Mayor,
Londoo, Deo, 3.—Capt, Sycamore,
commander of Sbamrook 11., was to
day elected Deputy Mayor of Bright
PLEAD GUILTY TO THE CHARGE.
Lansing, Miob.. Deo. 3.—W. L.
White, formerly Quartermaster Gen
eral of the Miohigan National Guard,
plead gmlty to tbe charge of oompliei
tv in tbe State military clothing frauds.
Judge Wirst sentenced blm to ton
The Elk ealoon has remoyed Into the
Warnke building In the rear of the
court house and will be ready for
bjslnesa tomorrow. Mr. K E. Owens
will move into tbe building formerly
occupied by the Elk.
FOR RENT.— Unfnraiskod rooms,
itb use of bath, at 700 G street.
?RICE FIVE CENTS.
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Ttiree Quarrelled eg
Tlree Arc .Dead.
GAME STATION AGENT
Brothers Begin the Shooting But
the Agent Soon
Parkdale, Ark., Dec. 3.—A fatal
shooting affray occurred here this af
ternoon and as a result three promi
nent men are dead.
Two Killian brother went over to tbo
station and got into a dispute with
Agent Philips about some goods which
had been shipped by them, The quart
rel got warmer and warmer until pis
tols were drawn and shooting Btar
All three were killed:
BAR FORCE BACK,
Too Rough to Work on the Fernan
d’na Bar at Piesont.
Col. U. P. Goodyear's force whioh
left hsre some time ago to work on the
Fernandina bar under a contract from
the government, bave returned to the
A member of tbe force told a repo;tv
er yesterday that they found It too
rough to work at this time of the year,
but would return in the spring. It is
understood that Colonel Goodyear baa
secured the consent of the government
to this arrangement,
Oorreoted Daily by . Oapt. Otto Johanacstn
Port of Bruiuuiek, Dec. 3, 1900.
Scbr. Willie L, Newton, Coatnbs,
Sohr, R. Bower, Yeung, Providence.
Sohr. Cassie F. Bronson, Bennett,.
Scbr. Wesley M. Oler, Harrimao,
SS. Colorado, Avery. New York.
Hues, bark Fber Brahe, Westsrlund,
Scbr. J. Manchester, Haynes Mat
thews, Boston, via. Fernandina.
AT THE GRAND.
The Kobeon Theater Company open
ed its return engagement last sight to
a fair houae. The bill last night was
entitled ‘‘Romance of the South." This
drama waa seen here laet season, being
one of the plays of the Chapman-War
ren Company’s repertoire. W. Robson
was cast as Jack Diamond and did well.
Richard Marsdeo as Denver Dan amus
ed the audience. The company as a
whole is fair.
Tbe Wayoross lodge of Elks will in
stall tbe officers in tbe Elk ledge jest
formed et Tbomaavill*. Breoswiok ie
probably tbe only large town la the
South witbeut an Elk lodge. Wonder