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THE BRUNSWICK TIMES-CALL.
VOLUMEXI. NUMBER 91.
THE PENSION BURDEN
Hundreds of New Names
* Go 'On Every Year.
SOME FRAUD LISTS
Increase of Over Four
he Secretary of the Interior
Thinks That We Are Too
New York, Dec.s.—SecrtUry Elhao
A Uen Hitchcock of ike department of
the interior, who ie here on prlrate
busiues*, will return to W ashlugton to*
“The pension roll (or the eoming
year will call for the expenditure or
% 140,000,003 as against *138,000,000 lot
the year just closing," said Tie secre*
tary last night.
PENSION LIST GROWS
•There are a llttls less than 1,000,000
Mimes on the roll now and these are
being addad to by recant legislation,
Under the old la* soldiers’ widows not
wholly dependent on their own labor
for tbelr support were not entitled to
draw a pension.
“A resent law made it legal for a
wld’w receiving *u income not above
•250 a year to receive a pension. This
and certain amendments bearing on the
construction of the disability of veter
an applicants have added several those
and names te the roll.
“No country in the world it so liber
al with Its pensioners as this govern
ment and this (act has prompted dis
honest men to take every sort of advan
tage of the government. No dombt
there are many fradulent pensioners
on the rolls today, but as fast as trick
ery is discovered tbe proper measures
are taken to check It.’’
READY FOR WORK,
Chester Paoking Company Will Start
Up Next Tuesday.
Ths Cheater Packing Company’s new
oyster factory, oat on the Glynn ave
nue boolevard, 1* now and
will begin on next Tuesday
All the npehlnery has bean placed
Ml posittbe oana and boxes have
errlv /many small boat* are aow oat
aft* iters, aad tbe factory will start
tw i k in foil blast bright and aarly
oat* fooedny (atoning.
Tl . Chester racking Company is
one.. the best known oyster peeking
eon wln Florida, and have several
fai fee in that State, *4d tbe Tinas-
Cauls glad to saa them opea In this
oity,Md la sore that tbe bosiatte bare
will pyre soeeeiiful.
IS TAKEN HP.
River ni HarHor Commit
tee Favor or uontiD
Following is from the Savannah
News of yesterday: "The River and
Harbor Committee in tbe House, which
is engaged in working out in execu
tive session the different items of tbe
river and harbor bill to be passed this
tbe Brunswick harbor
item today, but was unable to proceed
with it, because the estimates of Capt.
Gillette have not yet been riceived.
So far as can be learned, the commit
tee is a unit in favor of continuing tbs
work of giving Brunswick deep water,
which op to now bas been in charge of
Col’ Goodyear, but there is seme doubt
as to the way in which it will be done.
Col. Goodyear hat pending an offer
to continue the work, which has ao far
been done by him through special le
gislation, and the committee i* divided
between this method and placing tha
harbor in tbs hand* of the army engi
Tha indications are that the commit*
tee will act favorably upon tha latter
plan as soon as Capt. Gillette’s esti
mate is before them. Col. Gocdyear
bas a claim tor increased widths,
which be bas secured under hit former
contracts, and lbs sentiment of tbe
committee seems to be in favor of pay
ing him tbit claim.
Told to Sign tbe Agreement About the
Washington, Drc, s.—Secretary Hay
cabled instructions to Minister Conger
to sign the agreement or tbe plenipos
tentlarieg of tbe allied powers, provid
ing for tho punishment of ths Chinese
officers responsible for Boxers outrages.
BONI IN LONDON.
Castellans Mad With Faria aad Will
Lira la Old England .
London, De. I.—Count aad Countess
Boni da Castallsaa ara negotiating for
a house ia London, says Taalty Fair,
where, in tbe fotare they will spend at
least a portlen ef tbs gear,
Yea kart oftaa paid IlJ* for a shirt
Look at ear fI.M kind, and see if we
do aet egaal It, J. H. Heller £ Bro.
BRUNSWICK, GA. THURSDAY MORN . DECEMBER 6, 1900.
F. T. Gilmore Mis TM
Fate ia Clap.
MONEY HAS BEEN RECOVERED
Detectives and Bandits Have a
Battle and Twenty Shots
OSioago, Deo. 6.—Fred T. Gilmore,
of Baxter, Is., wss kneoked senseless
late last nigbt, near Miobigan avenue
and Harmon court, and robbed of sll,-
32# in negotiable paper, *3B in money,
and a watob. The robbers, William
Cummings and George Hayes, after a
desperate battle with detectives, were
oaptared, and all the booty, save the
watoh and money, was reoovered.
Gilmore came to Chicago to exhibit
oattle at the live stook show. The de
tectives saw Gilmore with Cummings
and Haves, whom they followup to the
soene of the robbery. When the officers
approached, the robbers epssag behind
a garbage box ana began shooting a*/
the detectives. The lattes lined up
behind a ‘telegraph pol*nftd returned
tbe fire. 30 shots were exchanged at
a range of not more than fifty feet,
but no one was injured. Having emp
tied their revolvers, tbe detectives
made a rush upon the bandits and
caught them as the; were trying to re
load their weapons.
MAJOR WOOD’S REPORT.
Collections This Year on ihe Klon
dike Amouu- to *900,000.
Seattle, Wash., Dec. s,—Major Wood,
commanding the Canadian mounted
police in the Yukon territory, who col
lect* the royalties on gold, report* the
collecinns this year on tbe Klondike
output as amounting to nearly $900,000,
about 1100.000 more than waa reoeiyed
Ten per cent of the geld mined is
supposed to be paid to the government,
wbioh would Indicate the Klondike
output for tbe season to have been on
ly 19,000,000, bat tho general estimate
has piaoed it at nearly 120,000,000.
PKBTTT CHRISTMAS EDITION,
Tikis-Call Will Issue One on Sunday.
Solicitors for the pratty Christmas
edition of the Trtrae-CAii. are oa their
round! new nnd from present Indica
tions nil the leading merohanta and
business men will have advertisement*
is the ana*.
This paper will be oa* of the prettiest
ever issued from s Brunswick printing
precs and will ge <o tbe homes ef
every eitlteo ia tha city.
Those who have not already done so
should buy space at ones.
Storms Ol the MM
FOR Ml WEEKS
Only Eleven of the Forty One
London, Dae. 6.—Storms have been
sweeping oyer tks British coast aiid
ships in tha channel have had a rough
Several minor wrecks are reported.
The staamer itosagull of Plymouth
fosndered off the Isle of Jersey. Hei
piesengers were saved, but a boat con
taining nine of the oaew i missing.
The Ron gull wai an English steam
er and wae engaged in the service be
tween England and tbe channel Island
and St. Brleaij. According to tho re
port which reached here only 11 per
sons put of 41 onboard were saved.
Senate Committee EqualjpTOlvMed od
Washington, Dec, s.—The Hay-Paun
cfote treaty concerning the Nicaraguan
canal was tho sabject of a few minutes ’
consideration today by the senate com
mittee on foreign relations.
No conclusion is possible except to
decide to cre*s tha question In tho sen
ate and there was a mbsiantial agree
ment npon the wisdom of this rn||ey.
There was no division in the committee
except upon amendments, although
Hen at or Bacon did not manifest any
greit concern for the paissgo of the
treaty !n sdv siiipe
ATLANTA DEPOT BILL.
Which Wss D-fea’eil Will Probably
K Vo'ril on Fridiy,
A'Uota.Dec. s.—The most imp'ri
aot feature of today’s sees on of tbe
house was tbe adoption by (be bou-e
aa a committee of the whole the rrp'.rt
Ol tbe general appropriations commit
tee, including $45,0p0 for the Sale
university for tbe next two years, aud
giving tbs teohnologioa) school $lO 0 0.
One item—that of 117,500 for public
baildinge and groande—wae held up,
and will be oonaidered at tbn af.tr
The Atlanta ■ djpst bill, wbiob wa*
defeatsd yesterday, waa reeoeaidered,
and will poaatbly be tnken up for a fi
nal vota on Friday.
The soldier*’ heme bill, wbioh wa*
defeated several days ago, was also re
eonsidersd. and its ndvoentes hops to
fanvo it passed before tbe end of next
Large assortment of Capos aad Jaok
•lt—latest stylos. At your ssevios
J. H. Holler A Bro.
TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS
Wants This GFreat Sum for
Canal Concession <-
III: 111 Uni. Illlti, il
lit Iriisml Mira
Sergeant Harry Miller was nomina
ted as second lieutenant of tbe Bruns
wick Riflemen at their meeting laet
night, defeating all opposition by a
vote of 28 to 18.
The election was, indeed, a very
spirited one, and a keen interest was
taken in it by the members. Before
tbe meeting was called to order, small
crowds could be se<n gathered about
■ ' lgßsM*!
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LIEUT. ELECT HARRY MILLER
the armory, talking military politios,
and both sides were sure of yictory
until the votes were counted.
Sergeant Harry Miller, the euocess
fnl candidate, ia very popular among
the members of the company. He has
been a member for some iitn°, and baa
alwayß proved an energetic, hustling
individual in everything that theooru
pany haa undertaken. He has spent
many years in military, having been
a member cf the Fifth Marytany regi
ment, soil also of the Maoon Cadets,
the orsok company of Georgia. He ia
a good tactioiaD, and will make tbe
tompaoy an excellent offloer. llois at
present book-keeper for Mr. J. J.
Liosner, the wholesale grocerymau,
and is considered one of the beat ac
countant* of tbe city.
Mr. Miller ia a Marylander, having
spent hia younger day* in Baltimore
aad alter graduatleg at leading eollsgea
there, apent five year* in the Unlvev-'
slty Leipsis Germany.
Tax collector H. J. Read will be at
hi* offio* in the court house from to
morrow until December 20, These
who haye net peid their taxes should
do so aa when executions are issued it
will cost a great deal more,
"PRICE FIYE CENTS
IT IS REGARDED
SIMPLY AS HOLD-UP
Tie Demand Will certaii
lr Be Owed
Friends of the Measure Thiik
That the Demand is
Waebington, Dec. 6, Nioaraugaa
wanta twenty million dollar* for canal
concessions to the United State*, and
friend* of tbe measurejregard the de
mand as a “hold up."
A senator who has been prominent
in his support of the eofaeme, said tha
demand was unreasonable, and ft
would be fought by friends of the ca
Second Day’s Suasion Opened With a
Very Large Attendance,
New Orleans. Dec. s,—The seoond
day’s session of the Southern Indus
trial Conv(yg|r Jl * i>*- <i *:/.*•> with
- la,go attendance, many delegates
having arrived early this morning on
the trains. The ball was soaroely large
enough to admit the delegtes, and tha
general psblio was turned away. The
committee on organization was not
e hie to report. There is a strong sen
timent in favor of continuing Presi
dent. Hargrove for another year, but at
at the same time there are several del
egations here who have favorite son*
to press Shortly after 1$
o’clock Cardinal Gibbons, escorted by
a delegation of prominent cilisens,
cleric and lay, entered the hall and
was given a most cordial greeting.
Hi* eminenoe, who was dressed in the
robes of bis office, opened the conven
tion with prayer. He said be hoped
the dawning century would not olese
until the prophecy ol Isaiah bad been
fulfilled, when swords would be beaten
into plowsbears and slokles. Presi
dent Hargrove turned tbe gavel over
to Vioe-President Bidney Story, aad
introduced Mr. Lyman Hall, president
of the Georgia Sobool of Technology,
who spoke on technical education.
Jackson, Wane aad Memphis have
gone aotively to work to eapture tho
It look* very much like the weather
will be void very soon. Prepare for it
by ordering a- supply of wood from
Empire Wood aodCoalCo. Telephone
31. Yard: Corner Gloameter and