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Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 11, 1916, Biloxi, Mississippi AVERAGE CIRCULATION LAST 2134 AUGUST 1916 CENTS ft. 267 CRASHES INTO AN Georgette Popular Young Lady About 19 Years of Fails To See An Approaching Special and Is Hurled to Her Young Man Riding On Running Board Jumped In Time to Save His to the Daily St. August 11. St. Louis early this morning was the scene of accident in which Miss Georgette Brandao lost her had been killed But this was not the as signs of life were still whose place of business is a few feet away from the called a doctor over the phone and pending his arrival the TO SELL US WEST car which she was driving was lifeless body was removed to the struck by a special train on the I Attorney Walter j. Louisville Nashville road and en- where death came a few minutes tirely She was thrown been so several feet from the track and picked impact that recovery was in a dying a young man who was riding on the running board of the saw the train in time to This same young man was in an automobile accident which occurred in this city last Brandao is an attache of the Jordan River Lumber Company and was supposed to be on her way to the mill when she met her The accident occurred at the Front street railroad where the road the death of Miss Brandao has cast a gloom over the community for she was a lovable girl and general While her parents were New Orleans they make the Bay their home and it was here she was born about nineteen years She owned the car she was driving which she used to get to and from the saw mill where she was She was a careful driver and is not known to have had any trouble with her a gate and maintains a previous to the accident of this i 1 1 it so happened that the guard was off duty for the young lady was driving in a direction which makes the accident rather difficult to as there is a rather wide open space on that side of the track which permits an approaching train to be seen from some It is supposed tHat she was engaged in conversation with her and did not see train until late to stop her The train was going at such a of speed that it could not stop in time to avert the Eyewitnesses state that Miss Brandao was driving at a moderate rate of FOLLOWS SOON struck by the train the automobile was thrown aside some distance and the unfortunate girl was hurled in the air twenty feet away those who first reached her to believe front street crossing at Bay St Louis was made the subject of a controversy between the city and the railroad company a number of years the city attempted to make the road operate its trains at a very slow rate of compromise was finally reached when the road agreed to operate a gate at the crossing and maintain a This arrangement has seemed to work satisfactorily for since it was put into effect there has been no serious accident until that of this morn guard is familiar with the schedule of the trains and is al ways on hand to close the gate when they but evidently he did not know of the special this morning and was absent from his post when it went HOUSE PROBLEM MAY BE SOLVED BY REPAIR OF THE OLD August 11. court house question will probably be settled by the Board of Supervisors deciding to build on the remains of the old structure which was destroyed by last This decision is. not but the board seems inclined to believe that the result of the recent bond issue shows the people to be against issuing bonds for a new court house except in a very small a small bond say for or so. and repairing the old there is not thought to be much one perhaps being about as acceptable as the who was engaged to prepare plans for the new court and who drew two one for a building and the other for one costing said yesterday that if the board decides on repairing the old he will resign as He did Hot express an opinion either one way or another about proposed work of any further than to say that he would not care to be identified with HOUSE NEEDED That a court house is needed is patent to all who have official business to The business of the coun ty is now boHig carried on in three separate each one from the other by quite a little dis Court is carried on in the City several departments of the affairs are located in the Hardy building and still other departments may be found in the vault of the olc This latter however is a menace to the health of the people whose employment with the county compels them to stay within the enclosure throughout the old ruins have been water soaked by the excessive rains of the past few weeks resulting in a dampness which bodes no good to those constantly subjected to to jump from one building to another in the transaction of business is neither convenient to officers of the county or pleasant to the public and for that reason it is that something will be done in the near future to provide a court house on Sixth NEW GOVERNOR MEN WANTED CAPTURED BY GULFPORT * Were Discovered In a Small Boat Rowing I Off the Shore When Given Pursuit By the cers and Finally Rounded Off Long In Their Possession But Made No Attempt to Use islands of St. St Croix and St John In the Lesser which belong to will 1 Y be bought by the United States for This will give us an naval base guarding the ama We now hold Guantanamo for that The photograph is a on the island St. the largest of tlie SECURE TROLLEY UNE ON THE GULF Bay Farmers Will Donate Land for Line and Amusement Park in Return for Stock in OFF BAY TRUCKERS TO Is Appointed tor Solicit Land Donations and Arrange for Securing of Stock in Proposed Line From Biloxi to Ocean of Soldiers of the Confederacy Prolonged by Maintenance of Home Says Dr. Schooner Missing Since Hurricane of July 5 is Located fcy Fishing Smack INSPECTOR F. OF OVATION BY VETS NOTIFIED AS TO and Gentlemen of the Throng Chapel Yesterday Afternoon to Hear Dr. Walley Speak On How to Keep August 11. Back Bay farmers pledged themselves to co-operate in the movement to secure the construction of a trolley line from Biloxi to Ocean Springs at meeting of the Biloxi Vegetable and Fruit at Seymour last plan outlined by W. A. secretary of the Biloxi Vegetable and Fruit is to have all farmers residing along the proposed right-of-way donate a certain portion of their land in return for which they will be given stock in the proposed trolley the same time it was pointed out that the value of the land of the farmers living in that section would be doubled by the construction of the trolley and that they would also realize handsomely from the ARE number of speeches were delivered on the movement for the posed construction of a trolley Among those who talked were W. former president of the Biloxi Commercial and George of the Gorenflo company of W. A. Judge J. A. Hypolite Borries and J. P. enthusiasm was shown by those gathered at the The session of the fruit and vegetable association was well RESORT part of the plan is for the construction of an amusement park near the line in the of Ocean It is believed by those back of the movement that may be indulged in and that the amusement feature would prove a valuable inducement for the construction of the majority of the farmers of Back Bay are willing to donate land for the trolley line and the amusement park to receive in the proposed organization in resolution was adopted by the Biloxi Vegetable and Fruit endorsing the It is as is the sense of the Biloxi Vegetable and Fruit Association that the building of a railroad line from Ocean Springs to Biloxi is a feasible and practical proposition much to be desired and it has our endorsement and approval as well as undivided support of and each of us will do all we can to make it a committee was appointed to solicit land donations and arrange for the This committee consists of W. A. Hypolite Borries and Judge J. A. Letter in Regard to Reported Finding of Wreck is Also Received by Mrs. W. J. Information As To Biloxi of who succeeds King George's the Duke of The of Devonshire Is a special friend of Queen WITH A have certain work to do for our and that is to be done other work to do for our and that to be done Neither is it to be done by halves or but with a and what is not worth this effort is not to be done at August 11. Willis the fly hater and dirt chaser man who is trying to prolong the lives of all by eradicating disease germs and who hones to put the undertaker and coffin manufacturer out of spent several hours making a sanitary inspection of the Jefferson Davis Home at Beauvoir yesterday Theodore G. who proposes to make a pet project of the escorted the state sanitary inspector of the state board of health to Beauvoir by invitation of Superintendent Elnathan who requested that Dr. Walley give a to the Walley said that he found the Beauvoir home in good sanitary that the inmates were being properly nourished and clothed and that they were receiving splendid medical and hospital In the opinion of the chief sanitary the legislature jn its wisdom of appropriating funds for the maintenance of Beauvoir home is prolonging the lives of the veterans of the civil war five to seven Walley gave his lecture in the chapel The soldiers and their wives out and that they never listened to a more entertaining lecture as demonstrated by the applause they gave and by shaking hands with speaker after he had concluded his speaker told the veterans that Beauvoir was a paradise on earth and that they could make themselves happy or unhappy and also told them that if they could get better better better medical treatment any where else on earth than they are getting at Beauvoir that they were doing wrong to accept the hospitalities of the Jefferson Davis Home as there was so poor distressed sick confederates without homes and without money knocking for admittance at the Beauvoir Home and that there was not room for them to enter SWAT THE sanitary inspector told the soldiers how disease germs were born and how the little fly carried disease to human He begged of them to keep their their their bed their toilets and their back yards in a good sanitary is next to said the speaker and if vou will take your baths and keep clean you will be live longer and be stronger to combat with disease when sickness takes hold of Walley said a great many old had an idea that they should always be taking patent He preached against the soldiers taking patent saying that they should only take according to prescription of the Dr. the physician in charge of the home and that he was a most painstaking and competent doctor and that only the very best and highest grade drues were purchased for the Beauvoir JOHN said Dr. certainly shortens the life of man besides making him full of penniless and In his opinion the new board of directors of the home recently appointed by Governor Bilbo made a big step forward when they ordered that no whiskey be bought for the home and that any soldier bringing whiskey on on Second August 11. of the mystery of the missing schooner Emma Harvey ' and her crew of Capt. George Arthur Jack John Lawrence and John which was swept to sea from Chandeleur island the hurricane of July 5, hap been solved in the reported finding of the schooner in East Pass just one mile out from the shore of Santa Rosa island by the fishing Capt. to the effect was received in Biloxi yesterday when two letters were written by residents of island to Ben F. Raley received a communication from Mrs. Z. Moreno of the island telling him to inform Mr. U. Desporte that a Mobile fishing smack had sighted the Emma Harvey twenty miles off East Point bottom up with the name and sailing port No sight of the men was reported in this missive to the other letter received by Mrs. W. J. Harvey from a Mrs. Lilly Sprinkles of Dauphine island the writer informed Mrs. Harvey to the effect that Capt. Peterson of the fishing smack Eyebright reported the finding of the Emma Harvey bottom up at East Santa Rosa last with her anchors The vessel is one mile off The captain of this vessel stated that he could make out the wording of plainly but the name Harvey seemed to have been chaffed off or covered with mud so that it could not be made The letter stated that the boatman was positive of the of these communications were turned over to Mrs. U. Desporte and after reading them she was positive from the description given it was the Emma Mr. Desporte was in New Orleans during the day yesterday but upon his return he was shown the causing him to form the same opinion as to the iden of the the Harvey now lies is about 175 miles from where the vessel was anchored near Chandeleur island and the distance from mainland at Pensacola is said to be about 50 It has been ventured by some that probably the men of the crew might be on the that part of it being in wilderness but those who have visited in that section state that a summer resort is on this end and thickly This being the and even if the men did get the east end of the they have walked to the other end in search of something to As a matter of fact it is believed that the was lost in the seas before the vessel was caused to change its course by the winds that washed her to the Florida matter was immediately taken up with customs officials at Mobile and Pensacola through United States on Eighth you find a man a little better than a little more liberal than his a little more than borne out in his statements by his a little larger in deeds than in recognize a kind of eloquence in that man's utterance not laid down in Blair and Wendell August 11. tremendous df the little word has never been and yesterday it but added new laurels to its long established F- M. a well known citizen of Mississippi City had not gone on the sea yesterday in his or if two men wanted in Alabama for serious infractions of the law had not happened to be in front ef Mississippi City in a or if the two men had not foolishly displayed aroused Mr. the city jail at Gulfport not now be holding in Quincy wanted for and Henry wanted for grand who made their escape from the jail on July 19. SEES was about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon when F. M. Turner dropped in T. J. place of business and related an experience which he had had on the sea in front of Mississippi City during the Turner stated that he had seen a skiff in front of his place believing the men had fish went out to When he approached the he noticed that the men began to act He also noticed two guns in the bottom and an inquiry brought forth the answer that the firearms were carried along to kill Lowther had just read a story in the Daily Herald telling about two escapes from Alabama being headed to the Coast and it did not take him long to put two and two are the men wanted in he said to Mr. and Mr. Turner immediately called up Chief of Police Hudson and informed him of the the chief at once becoming convinced that the two were the men wanted at detailed two men on the sending Officer Cruthirds on the west Officer Jenkins on the pier and he himself going to Mississippi reconnaisance failed to locate the men or the The chief thereupon concluded that the men had gone in a westerly direction together with Officers Jenkins and he started out in the direction of Long Here they met Pete Alleman and Jeff in charge of the convict who stated that they had seen a skiff pass just a little while these two men along and proceeding some distance the officers spied the skiff making toward the direction of Pass Christian in what appeared to be unusual party went on ahead until they were able to conceal themselves behind a bathhouse a skiff was When the two men approached within a reasonable the chief and his assistants jumped in the small boat and made a dash for the at the same time commanding them to hold up their did not hold up their said the neither did they stop As a matter of fact the man at the oars did not stop the oars were taken out of his not Attempt to men had two said the they were the bottom of the boat and no attempt was made to use One man had his gun unbreeched and was trying to extricate a which he seemed unable to they neither held ap their hands or stopped rowing when commanded to do so. I warned them that any attempt to use their guns would mean their certain death had itty men fire a few shots around their boats to convince them that we meant after grabbing their the man at the oars only rowed harder and dragged our boat along some distance before we could take the oars away from him and make him or his companion understand that they wera under after they realized this fact they offered no further resistance and quietly came to concluded the they confessed that they wera the men wanted in wanted for is wanted for the murder of a boy in Washington Hfe was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the After making his escape the jail a reward of was offered for his He is a cripple and was at one time employed as night wanted for GRAND w. Tucker is wanted grand larceny and was incarcerated in the jail when he made bis escape with a reward of was offered for his He is said to have at one time been in the railroad Hudson has informed the authorities at of the capture ot the B. L. sheriff of Washington was on the Coast yesterday in search of the but he could not be located this CASH York Full Cream all the 2 Hill Butter lb Guaranteed dozen dozen Drives Away the bottle 3 pounds Imported Italian lb in and Pine pounds Health Wheat pa New Goods Spanish fust lb CASH GROCERY The Leading Highest Largest P. Mgr. Officers Get More Evidence of Boats - August 11. of the Department of with his assistant A. H. are at Bay St. Louis completing a chain of evidence that they worked up against New Orleans brewing companies and local wine they have been making wholesale shipments of beer and wine into Mississippi in violation of section 240 of the Federal criminal schooners laden with beer and wine seized by the government officers Friday The M. was seized at Bay St. Louis shortly after ' midnight Saturday morning and its entire cargo of beer and wine was taken in charge by the government Several hours before they seized the schooner Annie at She also was packed to the brim with cages of beer and it is The Federal officers then raided blind four of which were found in Bay St. and from of the places no less than twenty-four bottles of beer were it is Devlin with International Revenue Officer Kent and Walmsley have been working on the case for mora than two months and are said to have witnessed the sailing of no less than five schooners filled beer and whiskey out of sailing of the two last week was watched by the government They followed one in a pleasure passed it in the lake and were on hand at Bay Louis when she landed several to many persons go through this life without learning to think On whatever subject the mind feels lively though ways an becomes a lightful In order to learn we must in order to profit by what we have learned we must
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