The Brunswick Pilot
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Friday 2 March 1928
Pg. 1 col. 3
DOWNTOWN LAND MARK BURNS DOWN—Last Wooden Building On Main Street Victim of Fire Tuesday
In the spring of 1870, Dr. J.M. Madden,
a young and promising druggist who ran a store on Gloucester street, erected an
imposing building on the corner of Newcastle and Gloucester, second only to the
Friedlander building, in the downtown section. He opened a drug store
there and lived upstairs. He operated the store until he grew rich and retired,
since which time the store has been occupied by divers people, including Collatt
Clothing Store, F. Joerger, W.J. Butts, Ed C. Bruce, T.S.
Fortson, Stacy Branch, Carlyle Ward and at present by Dr.
Frank Roberts. In the spring of 1915 the building achieved world wide fame
as the scene of Brunswick’s most exciting half hour, when the late Monroe
Phillips ran amuck, upstairs and down.
Vol. 3, No. 17; Friday 23 November 1928
pg. 1 col. 6
F.B. CHILDRESS TO ESTABLISH SNAKE FARM ON DARIEN ROAD
F.B. Childress of Pennsylvania and
Florida, expert in snakology, has leased a tract of land on the Darien road from
C.W. Lane and expects to establish there an up-to-date and rattling good
snake farm. Mr. Chidlress has institutions of this kind elsewhere
and believes the Glynn County would be a good place to raise snakes. He
makes a specialty of rattlesnakes, and other venomous reptiles, and disposes of
the venom to scientific institutions. As everybody has a sort of creepy
interest in snakes, he also places his crop in proper shape for exhibition and
charges admission to the hissery.
HIGH SCHOOL SCRUBS TO PLAY BENEDICTINE
Their previous games having been postponed
for one reason or another, the members of the high school scrubs football team
are looking forward to a trip to Savannah Saturday to play the Benedictine
DOVER HALL CLUB OPEN
With the opening of the hunting of the grounds at the Cloister, arrive at the Dover Hall Club for the winter hunting. Every winter the leaders in the world of sports in this country spend several weeks at Dover Hall hunting and fishing. Wilbert Robinson, manager of the Brooklyn Robins, and now a resident of Glynn County, is always the first to arrive.
Vol. 3, No. 18; Friday 30 November 1928
Pg. 1 col. 6
FIRE PROBE GETS UNDER WAY WITH MANY WITNESSES
E.S. Ennis of the sate fire marshal's
office arrived here this week and began the expected probe of the fire which
destroyed the old American Hotel building some weeks ago.
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