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Blackfoot Bingham County News (Newspaper) - May 5, 1903, Blackfoot, Idaho The Brunswick news. Volume 2, number 187. Strong Cony is organized Glynn hardware and Supply company asks to be incorporated. Business men Are in ii the incorporator of the new con Cern Are among our most prominent citizens object of the company. One of tie strongest companies Ever organized in South Georgia has recently been formed in Brunswick under the name of the Glynn hardware and Supply company Tho petition for incorporation of which appears else where in this Issue. The i Corpora tors of the new company Are c. Downing president of the Down ing company and president of the National Bank of Brunswick e. F. Co Ney general manager of the Atlantic towboat company and member of the firm of Coney & Parker w. M. Tupper general manager Brunswick and Florida Steamboat company add w. M. Tupper & cos. J. J. Lott Gen eral manager wholesale grocery firm of j. J. Lott & cos. J. A. Foster vice president and general manager Hil ton and Dodge lumber company f. D. Aiken president Brunswick Bank and Trust company j. B. Wright president Brunswick & Darien Steamer line and general manager firm of Wright & Gowan. In the petition for charter the com Pany asks to be incorporated for a term of years the capital Stock is placed at $40,000, with the privilege of incr Eosin same to Sion too at the pleasure of the objects of the new company As itt car Iff lie petition. Is to Haift on a f wholesale and retail business either or both in goods wares and Merchan Dise of any and All kinds but particularly in hardware and Mill sup plies to Purchase and sell same by wholesale or retail or both Etc. The new company it is under Sto. Proposes to at once begin Active and it will be one of the largest hard Ware concerns in this Section of the state and will carry on a very Largo business. T. To All of the incorporator Are Well known in Glynn county they being among our most prominent business men and each of them is now connected with some Large Enterprise. The news understands from a re liable source that the company will open in this City one of the largest and Best equipped hardware and Gen eral Supply houses in the state which will he under the management of a Well known Brunswick Ian. The Field elected by the company is indeed a Good one. And they will have a Large territory to Cater to. The news wishes the new Enterprise Success and Hopes that it will soon be under Way. Peach crop will be Short. Growers around Columbus will be glad of half a crop. Columbus a May 4.the fruit growers throughout this fruit Section will make from one third to one half of a crop and in and near Buena Vista about 30 Miles Southeast of Here a Large number of the growers will get fully a half a crop. Their opinion is however that the fruit growing Sec Tion of Southwest Georgia will not average More than one fourth of a crop. Many of the fruit Trees were killed by the recent cold snaps. Growers around Richmond ga., about 40 Miles below Here will aver age one half of a crop. Two prominent Columbus citizens who Are perhaps the largest peach growers in this Section of the country claim that they will get at least one a half of a crop but Itiat the average will be the same As stated above. To inspect the riflemen. Major French of regular army will be Here next week. Major Francis h. French of i Helix i teen Ali infantry u. S. A., special officer detailed under he provisions of the Dick Bill to conduct tie inspection of the Georgia state troops will to in Brunswick on wednesday of next week jct inspect the riflemen. While inspecting troops in this Sec Tion of the state major French will make his Headquarters in Savannah. The riflemen Are in a Good con it it r t and will no doubt r make a Good showing at tue Examina Tion. Listened to debate ministers and lawyers met in joint discussion last night. T the affirmative Side won Large crowd was present and fully enjoyed the discussion judges. Finally decided in. Favor the ministers. Tho meeting of Tho new town de bating society last night proved to be one of the most interesting in the history of this Young and popular organization. The announcement that the lawyers and ministers would meet in a de Bate attracted much attention and the sunday school room was hardly Large enough to accommodate the crowd that subject handled by the Debat ers was resolved that Virvir monent has More to do with character than heredity. The lawyers took the affirmative Side of the question and were represented by cos. C p. Goodyear Max Isaac and e. W. Dart. The Nega Tive Side was Rev. Wyllys Rede Rev. C. G. Bradley and major Daft. The respective sides handled their subject in great fashion and it was quite difficult for the judges to decide the win ners and after a discussion a decision was rendered in favor of the Nega Tive. Next monday night Wall be devoted to the discussion of Early american history. This will he the second time this subject has been handled by Tho club and those who were present when it was discussed before Are look ing Forward to the coining meeting with co Shio Cable 4ptox.i Ilott the society continues to grow both in popularity and membership. Excursion lists Hal to return Accident on the b. & b. Disappointed sunday travellers. There were some forty or fifty Dis appointed excursion its in Brunswick sunday As a result of a unfortunate mishap on the b. & b. The first cheap excursion of the season was scheduled to go to Jackson Ville Over that line and quite a Large number were on the train. For some reason or other it seems that tie engine went on a strike and refused to get up enough steam and therefore the train arrived at Thalmann about an hour late and the Seaboard air line did not wait. There was nothing to do but to re turn and tie excursion lists were very much disappointed. The b. & b. Of course regret the occurrence As much if no More than any of the excursion lists but it was just one of those mishaps that will happen. However the excursions will be on All during the Yumnie Mont Lis and an Accident of the kind will hardly happen again. On their annual fish. Tom Welch club will go to Atkinson next week. The Tom Weili fishing club Ono of the most popular organizations of the kind in the state will have their annual meet on the Satilla River near Atkinson beginning next monday. A number of improvements have been made in the Way of camping out fit at the fishing grounds and a Largo number of Tho members As Well As visitors of the club Are expected to he present Aud a genuine Good time is assured to All who May be Able to attend. The Tom Welch fishing club is composed mostly of Railroad men of Brunswick Waycross Albany and Oili or places. They go Down on the Satilla River every year and spend two or three weeks fishing and enjoying themselves generally. Buys a handsome Home. D. J. Phillips purchases residence of j. Hoffman on Union Street. D. J. Phillips the tailor Olio recently removed to this City from Albany yesterday purchased through Rob Euini fending & cos., the handsome residence of j. Hoffman on Union Street Between Mansfield and Monk. Or. Phillips has decided to live in Brunswick permanently and will re move his family Here fat once mrs. Uhll Lii now in the City i the Home which he purchased is 1 1one of the prettiest in the City. Officials will return today Railroad and steel Plant people were in Alabama yesterday. Their Columbus visit they were Given a reception by the people of that City and other Wise entertained offer made the City. Tho party of officials of the Bruns Wick and Birmingham Railroad and of the Mohawk Valley steel and wire company who have been off on a trip to Georgia and Alabama since Friday last Are expected to return to the City tonight although nothing definite to that effect has been Learned and Tho party May not arrive until sometime tomorrow. Yesterday it is understood the officials were the guests of the people of Eufaula ala., and spent several hours there looking Over that thriving Little Alabama City. It will be remembered that a party of prominent citizens of Eufaula were in Brunswick last week in the interest of their City and endeavoured to get the b. & b. To come through Eufaula on its Way to the officials were extended an invitation by the delegates to visit their City and meet the com Mercial body which would make them an offer to secure the Road. Saturday the officials were in co Lumbus where they received a warm Welcome at the hands of the Colum bus Board of Trade. They were Given a ride Over the City to Many Points of interest and later a reception was Given them at the hotel Rankin. In discussing the visit As to the Retsuk of Jie we prominent citizens of Columbus the enquirer Sun says the Brunswick and Birmingham officials declined to make a direct pro position to the City of Columbus but slated what in their opinion it would to necessary for the City to do in or Der to get the Road. Tivey thought the City could get the Road by underwriting $600,000 of their Bonds. The City was Given three Days in which to state whether or not it desired to do this. The committee in behalf of the Citi Zens stated that three Days was not sufficient time in which to give a mat ter of this importance the consideration that it deserved. Thus the mat ter stands. It is not improbable however that the City and the Road will got together in the matter. It is doubtful if it will be on the basks of underwriting $600,000 of the company is Bonds How Ever. When asked what in their Opin Ion the people of Columbus should do in order to secure the Road or. Do sted speaking for the officials said that the City should do the following things underwrite $600,000 of the Bruns Wick Anil Birmingham Railroad com yes 4 1-2 per cent fifty year Bonds at 90 cents. Give terminal facilities to the Road at Columbus. Give the Rod a right of Way through Muskogee county. The committee asked How much time the company would give to the City of Columbus to make an answer to this stating just what it could do. The Railroad officials replied that they could give the City of Columbus three Days in which to state what it would do. Asa corporation the City of co Lumbus cannot underwrite Bonds practically All the City government can do is to donate terminal facilities. If the Bonds Are underwritten they will he by the people of the City As private citizens. While the immediate outcome of the conference with the Brunswick and Birmingham people May not he particularly satisfactory to either party to the conference yet the mooting far from doing harm will he productive of Good. Tho party left Columbus saturday night and probably proceed on to Ala Bama. Whether they will go on to Birmingham or not is not known by anyone in the City but from the b & b. Office a news reporter learns that the entire party will probably be Hack this afternoon. Holes for the piling. The Force at work on Tho site of the r Eccl Plant is now Busy digging holes Tor the piling which will be used As a foundation for the big Plant. Brunswick a. Tuesday morning May 5, 1903. Welcomed in Denver Roosevelt was guest of the Colorado City yester Day. Or teed by thousands nearly the entire population of the City turned out to get a glimpse of chief executive. Made a speech. I x Denver coio., May 4.this was the presidents Day in Colorado and at every stopping place in president Roosevelt s itinerary it was observed in the fourth of july . The president was the guest of the City of Denver two and a half hours and All the people greeted him wit i warmth Atzl heartiness. The Welcome has not been exceeded on his transcontinental tour. The Cit yes Ordinary population of about 175,000, with thousands of Visi tors from either parts of the state were massed along the streets and avenues of the line of March at the state Capitol grounds and City Park and every Man woman and child in the City had an Opportunity of get ting a Good look at the distinguished guest. The mayor proclaimed a holi Day and the schools and business houses were closed and Beautiful dec orations were displayed. The presi Dent made hut one speech in this City and that was on the Capitol grounds where no less than 25,000 people had assembled. The Sun shone brightly during the visit and no incident or Accident occurred to mar the pleasure of the occasion. To build Church on Jekyll Inland new cottages to go up and other improvements to be made during the summer season. A number of handsome now build Ings will go up at jell during the summer season while Many of the cottages will have additions added and others will to greatly improved. Probably the handsome to building to go up will be a Church. It is Learned that by next season the Beautiful is land will have a handsome Church on it to he erected by the different Mem Bers and to to the property of the club. The Church it is understood will to built of Brick and will be a very handsome one. It is also Learned liar anew Ami pretty residence will be erected by the opening next season. It will be built by f. H. Goodyear a prominent member of the dub. Or. Goodyear has been coming to Jekyll for a num ber of seasons stopping at the dub House but this year he decided to have a cottage erected. It is said that it will to among to handsomest on the Island and work will probably commence in a month or two. Joseph pulitzer the millionaire of ref of of the new York world will Mojo some Groat improvements on his i ready handsome cottage and. Two or three rooms will he added. Besides these a number of Oiler j buildings on the Island will be improved and the summer months will see things Busy at Jekyll in the build ing line. The Dorothy Dodd shoe. J. A. Smith accepts Agency for this Well known footwear. J. A. Smith the Well known new Castle Street shoe dealer has accepted the Agency for the famous Dorothy Dodd shoe about which so much Lias been said of late. It is stated that the Dorothy Dodd shoo is the most comfortable shoe Ever made and the ladies everywhere in the country have highly endors d it As the most comfortable and economical shoe on the Marie e an it is probable that or. Smith will have a big Sale for the Well known footwear in this City. In an and. Elsewhere in this Issue it will to seen that the company manufacturing the Dorothy Dodd shoo i offering a number of Cash prizes aggregating 54.000 and every purchaser of a pair of the shoes will have a Chance Ai the Money or. Smith the local agent will gladly give inform lion As to the contest for the custom service. An examination will he held in this Oitt on Tilly tilth for positions in the custom service. The a Amenai on wih be held by a joint Board of civil ser vice examiners Coon lecture to the Odd Fellows Hon. Robt. T. Daniel of grif Fin guest of local or Ders yesterday. Made a very Fine address a Large number turned out last night to hear him at the grand entertained while in the City. Hon. Robert t. Daniel of Griffin was the guest of the two Brunswick lodges of Odd Fellows yesterday and last night he delivered a lecture at the grand opera House to a Large and appreciative audience. Or. Daniel arrived in the City yesterday afternoon Over the Southern railway. He was met at the depot by a joint committee from the two local lodges. The first thing on the pro Gram was a ride Over the City and the visitor was taken in charge by the committee and visited All the Points of interest. A trip along the Bay and to the different wharves where Many vessels Are loading was made and or. Daniel was much pleased with our great port and made tile state ment that we had the Tiest Harbor tie had Ever seen. Last night at his lecture he was greeted by an unusually Large audience both the lodges and their friends turning out in numbers. He was introduced by col. D. I. Krauss in a Short talk characteristic of this Well known Brunswick Ian. Or. Daniel talked on the theme Odd Fellowship and his lecture was Ono of the most interesting Ever toned to by a Brunswick audience. He did not confine the lecture entirely to the organization of Odd Fellows but handled Many other live and interesting subjects. Tho audience was indeed a very appreciative one and enjoyed to the fullest extent the lecture. Or. Daniel is one of Iho most prominent Odd Fellows in the state and Brunswick was delighted to have him As her guest and we Hope that he will coins often. Held a called meeting. Council met. Yesterday to discuss important question. Called meeting. By request of aldermen Dubignon Cook and Smith. Brunswick. A. T May 4, 1903. Present aldermen Dubignon Cook Smith Robinson and Dart. Absent. Mayor Crovatt aldermen Kaiser and Taylor. Alderman Dubignon was called to the chair and stated the purpose of the meeting to be the consideration of the present work of opening up Stacy Street through town commons and anew Road to the Boulevard through property adjoining to the proposed steel Plant site. After thorough discussion of the subject. The following motion prevailed. That further work be discontinued until the City Engineer renders an estimate of the Cost of such Road with plan showing the route and the City attorney be directed to secure deeds from its owners of such lands who have agreed to donate right of Way through same. There being no further business the meeting adjourned n. Lanarus Russell clerk of Council. Youth killed by playmate. In Western part of Washington county boy meets death. Louisville. On. May has just reached this place of a killing today in the Western part of the county near Dan Forelli. The names of the parties arc unobtainable. Two Hoys about 16 years of age became engaged in a difficulty and one of them picked up a Shotgun. Tie finally Laid the gun Down on a bed with tie warning to Ibex other tiny that if in troubled him again he would kill him they left the room but continued the Row arid one of them ran in the House am the door. Tho other broke the door Down to gain Entrance and As he minered the gun was fired and he fell dead. The boy that did the killing claims that when Fie other boy broke the door open he jarred the gun from the bed and it. Was accidentally Dis charged. The weather. I forecast Lor to Day in Georgia fair Light variable winds the court convened judge Sparks holding regu Lar session of his tribunal. / cases tried yesterday a number of both civil and criminal matters were disposed of ses Sion will last three or four Days. Judge Sparks convened the City court in regular session yesterday morning and at once commenced to dispose of cases and during the Day the following were tried j. M. Burnett is. J. M. Manning suit in account dismissed. State is. Hannah Bullard Selling whiskey without a License first de Mand. Hugh Porter is. Harry Cassel garnishment c. 11. Nelson Garnishee dismissed at plaintiffs costs. State is. Jesse Green assault and Battery Nolle pressed. State is. Daisy Davenport carrying concealed weapons first demand. Martha Foreman is. Janies fore Man Hail Trover. Jury returned the following verdict we the jury find for the plaintiff the property in ques Tion. State is. Oliver Hill cruelty to animals Nolle pressed. State is. Adolphus Marshburn carrying pistol concealed verdict of not guilty. Stale is. Leila Thompson larceny from the House Nolle pressed. State is. Richard Sherman larceny on trial. National convention. Big meeting is nolo being held in Columbus. Columbus 0., May 4. The fourth annual convention of the interstate National guard association was opened in this City today with an address by Secretary Root. The Secretary of War who was introduced to tie convention by president Chavles Dirk of the association spoke at consider Able length reviewing the growth of the National guard and outlining plans for raising the Standard of efficiency Lor this Branch of the nations defensive service. Secretary Root spoke of the value of co operation among the militia organizations of the Dif Ierene states and predicted great improvements in the service As a result of the new National militia Law. The convention which will be in session until thursday is attended by the adjutant general and other militia officers from Many Spates. The militia legislation recently adopted by Congress and the Steps being taken by the various states to conform its provisions will be Tho chief topic of discussion. Triple killing in Texas town Mother and son chopped with axe fathers head shot off. Ennis tex., May 4.news reached her today of a Ripple tragedy occur ring this morning at Bristol an in land town 10 Miles North of Finnis. Mrs. Lineburger a woman of about. 60, Aud her son Vastus 22 years of age were found dead both having been chopped to pieces with an a. The husband and father w. C. Line Burger aged 70, was subsequently found on his farm 4 Miles North of Bristol with his brains blown out with a 1 Shotgun. The Ione burgers came from ten Nessee. No cause for the tragedy is known. Drivers strike at funeral. Would not serve because Corpse was in non Union casket. Derby conn., May 4. Because the Corpse of John Coburn of fail Haven was in non Union casket Union Back men yesterday refused to drive the Hearse and the Fuu ueral was delayed several hours. Finally die undertaker ii. W. Craw Ford was compelled to drive the Hearse while two sous drove car riage.-, which had been deserted be cause of the refusal of the family to substitute a Union Mode coffin. Co Lorn died at Shokan n. Y. Physicians in new Orleans. New Orleans la., May 4.this City is thronged today with prominent physicians from All parts of the United states and Canada who come to attend she annual session of the american medical association. Tomorrow there will be a meeting of Tho american Academy of Medicine and on wednes Luau tie association proper will begin its business sessions Price five cents. Awful Accident Toa Voung Man f Lewis Beckham killed on the. B. & b. Road sunday night. Head was badly mangled the unfortunate Man was found along the track near Cartier Early yesterday morning by trainmen. I Lewis Backham. A Young White Man was found dead Early yesterday morn ing at Cartier a station on the Bruns Wick and Birmingham Railroad six teen Miles from the City. The body was placed in the Little depot at the station and Coroner Jennings was at once notified of the affair. He immediately organized a jury and went up to hold an inquest Over the body. Only a few witnesses were introduced but it is the general supposition that Beckham was killed by the b. & b. Passenger train sunday night which arrived in this City at 10 45 and which passed Cartier about 10 o clock. The remains were brought to the City in tie afternoon and turned Over to undertaker Moore who prepared the. Unfortunate Young Man for burial. He was badly mutilated and it was til most. Impossible to identify him. His Skull was badly mashed and his face was lazily torn up. It is known Elvit he lived Only a Shont while after meeting the terrible Accident. It is generally thought that the Man not that the train was go ing at such a rapid Speed jumped from the train when his station was reached and was either hit by a rear coach or fell of ids Nead As there were no injuries ii oui his body. There in no one however who saw the Acci Dent and it was not known that it had occurred until the dead body was Dis covered Buckl am was employed Lor cock 1 umber company amt came to Brunswick saturday night to spend sunday arid was returning in tune re go to work yesterday morning. He originally came from Camden county and has relatives there. His father was wired the sad news yesterday and will probably arrive a the City ibis morning. Those who Are acquainted with Beckham assert that he was a Good limn and was not under the influence of whiskey sunday. He is about 27 years of age and has been working with the above named lumber com Pany for some time. Street railway employee. Pittsburg pa., May 4.Chicago, de troit Youngstown new York and other cities of the country Are repro in ted at the annual convention of the amalgamated association of Street railway employs begun Here today. Among 111, delegates was one woman. Miss Grace Casey the accredited Dele Gate from Hie elevated trainmen s Union of Chicago. President Al axiom in pfc annual report showed the affair of die association to he in a Ilon Rish in Condit Ion eighty seven new local unions of Street car men having been formed during the past year want Barbers License Law. Lafayette lnd., May 1. The Indiana state Barbers association which was organized Al Muncie last year is hold ing its first annual convention Here with a Good attendance of members. Some changes Are to he made in the Constitution and bylaws of the association and the members will also take Steps to renew their Light for a Barbers Lorenso Law before the next meeting of the state legislature. For clerks and carriers. An examination will be bold at Ali Post office to Morrow a ginning at 9 o clock for the places of Frierk and car Rier. There Are him applicants for places. Tile ext Minai to will be con ducted by the regular examining Hoard. May come to Brunswick. Greater Georgia committee visiting cities Over the state. It is probable that the greater geor Gia committee which is now visiting different cities in the state will come to Brunswick within the course of a few weeks. The committee has already visited a number of cities among them be ing Savannah Macon Augusta and Albany. In each of these cities they met with much encouragement in the i greater Georgia movement and they decided to visit. Of her Cit ies Over the stat e
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