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Wesley Bible Class Christian
Points of Disciple Dis
cussed by Jurist
Before a large crowd. Judge M. S.
Carmichael delivered an interesting ad
dress Sunday to the Wesley Bible class
of the Dexter Avenue Methodist church
Sunday school. Judge Carmichael took .
his text from Paul’s letter to the Phil- |
lipians, and his subject was "The Mark j
of Higher Calling.”
Before the address by Judge Carmi- j
chael, announcement was made by B. j
Hoy Galloway, president of the class,
the appointment of a nominating com
mittee to select officers to serve the
class for the next twelve months. Mr. ;
Galloway has served as president for
the past year, and under his work the j
membership of the class has grown, j
The following were named on the nom- I
inatlng committee: S. K. Pace. Judge }
M. S. Carmichael. JO. H. Smith, A. Banks •
Hoton, Felix P. Clay, W. J. Davis and '
Truman Wilson.
Following the naming of candidates '
by this committee, the election win be
held, and the new officers will assume
charge October J. A special song was
rendered by the choir, under the di
rection of R. W. Watlingtori.
In his address. Judge Carmichael said
|n part:
“Taking for otir subject Paul's letter
to the Phillipians, we find a subject
much too large for one day. We learn 1
again and again how little the faults,
weaknesses and good points of early
Christians differ from those of today
We find St. Paul willing to see good in
the work of workers who were un
friendly toward him; this attitude and
the splendid conduct of this great man
©n all matters prevented any schism
m the church in his day. It is interest
's to find that Paul was grateful to
those who had supported him and com
forted him in his work at Phillippi.
“I wonder how many of us will so i
act toward the ministers who serve us
as to have them, like Paul, so bene- \
fited by our fellowship in the gospel
as to be able to be thankful for every
remembrance of us? Churchmen mike
and break preachers to as great or
greater extent than preachers help or
mar congregations. Nearly every lay
man at times wishes he might be a
preacher, an ambassador of Christ.
“To most of us the opportunity la
present to be helpers in the embassy,
to back up, comfort, and help in ways
without number the ambassador in his
endless duties. All through the lives
of our preachers are dark and bright
spots that mark the contacts with lay
men who helped or hurt them in their
work. What sort of marks do we
leave?
"The early Christians needed help,
ountside help, all the While. They,
were weak and foolish, even as we.
Again and again Paul told them where
he procured his help and where theirs
should be had: “I can do all things
through Christ which strengthened
me.’ In conclusion Paul tells the Phll
llppians and us that thpre are no limits
to the helpfulness of Christ which af
ford ‘His riches in glory.’ This four
chapter book challenges you to read it.’*
M’CORD RESIGNS AS
BIG BROTHERS BIBLE
CLASS HEAD SUNDAY
(fontlnufd from Pngp One.)
frig from the Scriptures. Matthew 4.
Prayer was offered by Rev. James M
Graham. Announcements were made j
that the meeting: of the executive com- j
mittee for annual election of officers !
would be held September 9 and that
Congressman- W. B. Oliver would ad- j
dress the class next Sunday.
Judge McCord then addressed the
class, first announcing his decision to
resign his post as their teacher, which,
he said, had been reached after long
deliberation. He said he wants the op
portunity to respond to tlir countless
Invitations to lecture which have piled
up on his desk and he wants to do some
writing about the Christ for those who
know so little about Him. He said:
*‘I feel that I can best serve out yon
der where there is so much suffering
and where there are so many heart
aches: where the poor and the weak I
and the erring are in need of help and j
where the laborers are few.
“I hand back into your keeping the
standard of this class.” he told th*
Big Brothers. “Keep it spotless and
unsullied; i beg of you to remember
the long service of this old church aniJ
carry on.”
Advocates Constant Prnycr
In his message on prayer, he de
clared that the idea among strong and
rugged men that pffcyer is weak and
childish, is a mistaken one and point
ed out the meaning and strength of
prayer. He defined it as an expression
of heart hunger and said its appeal
should b# for something clean and
big and holy and that man should bend I
his own efforts to secure that for
which he prays.
He then quoted again the words of
Paul In regard to prayer and pointed
out their strength and courage and
inspiration. He quoted what he says
he has found to be the two sweetast
prayers of his knowledge: “The Lord’s
Prayer” and “A Prayer" by Max Ehr
man, the closing line of which Is "and
SHE ORDER GETS
Enthusiasm and Pledges of Sol
idarity Mark Reading of
Official Notices
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 30.—Enthu
siasm marked the final reading at
union meetings over the week-end of
the order calling for suspension of an
thracite mining operations tomorrow
at midnight.
The two orders, the second arrang
ing for retention of about 8,000 main
tenance men in the pits to prevent
general deterioration during the idle
ness, were issued in time to reach all
the 325 locals in districts 1, 7 and 0
by yesterday.
All collieries were soon posted with
notices for the special meetings called
for in union procedure. The attend
ance, according to reports filtering
in tonight, was the heaviest some lo
cals had ever known save at district
election time. All the miners were, of
course, informed in advance through
local newspapers of the contents of
the two orders.
Nevertheless the actual reading in
the voice of the union secretary be
came the signal for expressions of
solidarity and outbursts, punctuated
with excited shouts, pleadging a fin
ish fight until all demands were won.
The demands, which the-men made
conditional to renewal of the work
ing contract, were formulated at the
tri-dlstrlct convention at Scranton the
last of June. A ten per cent wage in
crease for 4 5,000 to 50,000 contract
miners, $1 a day additional for day
workers, the check-off, by which com
pany paymasters would take out un
ion dues from the men’s pay, equaliza
tion of rates and a two-year contract,
were the principal features in a long
list.
OKLAHOMA MINERS TO QIIT
HAHTSHORXE, OK LA., Aug. 30.—
An official strike order, effective at
midnight August 31, and involving all
union miners in Oklahoma, was pro
mulgated at a rally here today by Wil
liam Dalrvfhple. president of district
No. 21, United Mine Workers of Amer
ica. The crowd of 7.000 men who heard
the strike order read included miners
from western Arkansas, but Dalrym
ple confined the strike order to Okla
homa miners.
may the evening twilight find me
gentle still.”
To Seek I.«r»cer Fields
Concluding, he said: “I feel the urge
this morning to seek larger fields,
where men and women are falling be
neath life's heavy load; where the poor
and the weak and the erring cry out
for help and succor, there I feel that
I can best work and serve. At best i
I am only worthy to do first aid and
then send the stricken back to the
sheltered lines of the church and the
school.
"They tell me that I am not educat- i
ed and that my English is not good, j
All this 1 must confess, yet these fool- ;
ish people of beautiful English and !
sparse ideas know little of the hurts 1
ajid sorrows of men; they are- so un- !
educated about the heartaches of |
their fellows; they know so little I
about the weak and erring. As the twi
light gathers 1 want to kneel in the !
shadows and say my prayers for them j
and then I want to go out into the ;
street ways and work among these ‘
wayward children and as best as I can, [
In my own uneducated way, bind up
their hurt*? and point them to the bea
con light of the Master and urr;e them
:o walk in His footsteps.
Will Not Go For Pny
“I have no idea of going out for pay; ;
[ have a great' heart hunger and a }
passion to serve out yonder.
"I only wish you could grasp the
ove I hold in my heart for you. 1
ivant you to know that I shall be
praying for you and longing for your
success and for the onward and up
ward march of this great brother
hood. Now a»nd then I shall be drift
ng back to dreamland and I know
I’ll find you there; where the silver
sands of dreamland run down to the
sea of memory X shall meet each of
rou now and .then and croon over j
again my love and devotion and then
r shall pray my God and your God
to guide and keep you all along life’s
rugged way, to keep your feet from
stumbling and your eyes from tears.
And may the evening twilight find
you serving and gentle still." He end
ed his closing message with a poem
the last line of which was, "I shall
go on remembering.”
Judge McCord will address the Ba
raca class of We t X’oint, Ga„ next
Sunday.
SCOUT TROOP 22 MEETS
(tn*fit<»MN mu! PlciiMiire Mark (iiitheriiif;
With Mr. mill Mr%. Shi'phrnl
Boy Scout Troop 22 met Friday night
at the home of Mr and Mrs. W. I).
Shepherd, on the Narrow Bane road
A general business discussion opened
the meeting, after which several scouts
nassed tests in scoutcraft. Scoutmas
ter W. D. Sewell was in charge.
After the meeting games were played,
followed by refreshments.
A wounded leopard is the most vin
dictive of animals.
Grade Crossing Is
Death Trap For 5;
6 Perish In Fire
REIDSVILLE, N. C.. Aug. 30.—
Five persona were killed at a
grade crossing: here* tonight when
the automobile in which they were
riding was struck by Southern
passenger train No. 35.
The dead are: Jack H. Carter of
Reidsville and New York; Mrs.
Eugene Irvin of Reidsville; Mrs.
Manton Oliver of Reidsville. wife
of the publisher of the Reidsville
Review; Mrs. John Oliver of Reids
villeXand Mrs. Nina Johnson Cone
of New York.
All but Mrs. John Oliver were
killed Instantly, and she died thir
ty minutes later while being taken
to a hospital. No other persons
were in the car. The accident oc
curred on a curve and at the same
spot where $'■ t;y years ago
four members of a family named
Pillar were killed.
EVERETT, MASS., Aug. 30.—A
woman and six children were be
lieved to have lost their lives in a
fire late tonight in a two-story
wooden tenement building here
housing sev£ji families.
■BABE RUTH SCORES
* MILLER HUGGINS IN
SUSPENSION CASE
(Continued from F’n»p One.)
“Tn the ninth inning of the same
game, there were two men on and we
were a run behind with no one,out. He
ordered me to sacrifice and instead I
tried to hit. A single would have tied
the score and an extra base hit would
Have won. I hit a hard liner that Sheely
the Chicago first baseman turned into
a double play.
Defends Action
“I contend that I was right on these
occasions. I would not mention them
except that they were published and
I want to explain mV position.
"Huggins has been waiting for this
opportunity. I am convinced it is a
play to the public. People have been
asking me all year what the trouble
with the team is. 1 haven’t wanted to
say, but the trouble is with Huggins.
The way I feel now I cannot go on
playing under him. If he is manager
of New York next year, I don’t feel
that I can play under him.”
While Manager Huggins declared
last night that Ruth’s punishment was
due to "general misconduct off the
ball field,” the “Bambino'' seems con
tent in the belief that his belated re
turn to the hotel Saturday morning
was the primary reason for hi3 sus
pension and fine. -
Will Appeal to I.amlis
Before leaving Ruth declared that
after laying his case before Commis
sioner Landis, he intends to move on
to New York where he will see Col.
Jake Ruppert, owner of the Yankees,
in an effort to have his punishment
set aside.
in past controversies. Ruppert has
staunchly supported Huggins, while
Col. T. L. Huston, then part owner of
the Yankees, sought to depose the
manager and in the end sold his in
terest to Ruppert. Ruth’s salary is
the highest in the history of baseball
and if his punishment stands, he will
be paying at the "rate of about $55 a
minute for being late an hour and a
half Saturday.
Ruth disappeared yesterday Imme
diately after he had been suspended
and all efforts to find him proved fu
tile. Although he declined to state
where he had spent the night, he ap
peared greatly refreshed when he
walked into the Union station, about
half an hour before train time, and
hastily told his story to the few gath
ered around him.
JOHNSON I 1* HOLDS ACTION
CHICAGO, Aug. 30.—President Ban
Johnson of the American league is
"heartily in accord with the punish
ment meted to Babe Ruth by Manager
Miller Huggins of the New York Yan
kees.” Ruth was fined $5,000 and in
definitely suspended by Huggins yes
terday.
"Ruth has the mind of a 15 year old
boy and must be made to understand
where he belongs,” President Johnson
said today. “The American league is
no place for a player who dissipates
and misbehaves. The mntter of dis
ciplining Ruth has been under consid
eration for some time and I am heart
ily in accord with Manager Huggins'
action.'
“For a player receiving $52,500 a
year, Ruth ought to have made him
credit on himself, his team and the
game. He has been on probation to
observe training rules and this he has
not done. Misconduct, drinking and
staying out all ni^ht are things that
will* not be tolerated."
The chances are that Ruth will not
play again this .year, the junior cir
cuit head intimated. This is the last
year of Ruth's contract at his present
salary and he is due for a big reduc
tion next year, he said. The presertt
contract was made after Ruth had be
come one of baseball’s greatest draw
ing Cards as a result of his home run
record.
President Johnson several times has
Imposed penalties on Ruth for breaches
of discipline.
WILL \OT PLAY IX 1020
I CHICAGO, Aug. 30.—Babe Ruth,
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Flies,
Ants and Bugs
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i
POWER OF PRAYER
IS TOLD BY PASTOR
Rev. H. V. Carson Prescribes In
gredients of Devotion to
Trinity Congregation
Rev. H. V. Carson in the Trinity
Presbyterian church, used as the sub- j
,1eot of his sermon Sunday morning
j the "Golden Bowls of Prayer," with the
text: "And when he had taken the
book, the four beasts and f/ur and
j twenty elders fell down before the
! lamb, having every one of them harps
and golden vials full of odours, which
are the prayers of saints."
By way of introduction Dr. Carson
referred to the beginning of a new
year’s work with the church, empha
sizing the place of prayer in this
work and pointing out the real worth
of prayer.
In launching into the discussion of
the subject Dr. Carson sought# to prove
from the Scriptures that the prayers
of the saints are not lost.
Dr. Carson also pointed out that
prayer is fragrant to God as shown
by the Old Testament altar or In
cense, the golden bowls and altar
bowls. Dr. Carson stressed the fact
that the true prayer must fcon^Cst of
divinely prescribed ingredients—faith,
penitence and contrition, thanksgiv
ing and submission: and prayer like
wise like incense must be burning in
order for its perfume to rise.
In conclusion Do. Carson stated
that there Is no perfume In our pray
er incense unless they burn with the
fire love kindled at the altar of Je
sus’ sacrifice: and he urged his hear
ers to henceforth make “their prayer
life a garden of sweet perfumed flow
ers whose fragrance will await us,
treasured In golden bowls, In the glo
rious home of Heaven."
king of swat, will not play In 192f>
with the New York Yankees he told
a group of newspapermen here to
night, upon his arrival from St. Louis.
This statement was qualified how
ever, with the provision that Ruth
would quit if Miller Huggins was re
tained as manager.
Ruth told newspapermen that he
was under contract to the Yankees for
the 3926 season and#that if Huggins
was retained it wrould be necessary
to trade the Bambino to some other ,
team.
iiufftinn is iiituidgri, x
through with the Yankees. I will not
play for him. Either he quits or I quit,
regardless of my contract, which ex
pires next year.
Seeks Reduction of Pine
Ruth told newspapermen that his
purpose in coming here was to see
Commissioner Landis and an effort
was made to reach baseball's chief
executive tonight in the hope that
Ruth could continue to New York to
morrow. He plans to leave here at noon
on the Century.
Ruth said he wanted to seek a re
duction of the ?5,000 >fine.
> “Why, I know of guys killing people j
and even bootleggers do not get that !
tough a fine. It ain’t right.”
This was the first statement Ruth
made in regard to the fine. Previous
ly he made some scathing remarks
about Manager Htiggins, whom he
charged with “passing the buck of the
New York team to me” because of its
alleged failure to make a better show
ing during the present season.
RIPPERT APPROVES
NEW YORK, Aug. 30.—Endorsement
of the policy of Miller Huggins, man
ager of the New York Yankees, in sus
pending Babe Ruth i indefinitely and
fining him $5,000 was expressed to
night by Colonel Jacob Ruppert, own
er of the club.
“Anything Miller Huggins says goes
with me,” declared Colonel Ruppert. “I
will support him to the limit. I know
nothing of the present situation be
tween Ruth and Huggins, but you can
rest assured Huggins would not have
acted without good reason.
“Evidently, Ruth violated Huggins’
rules. He will now’ have to take the
consequences. I expect to confer with
Huggins when the club returns from
the western trip and most likely I will
; see him tomorrow.
“Huggins is running the. club, not
Ruth," said Col. Ruppert, when Ruth
stated that he would quit the Yankees
if Huggins remained manager of the
Yankees. "Ruth can quit if he wants
to"
Pleased With IluggliiN
Colonel Ruppert voiced satisfaction
with the management of thV club by
Huggins and attributed the low stand
ing of the team this season to the
"breaks of the game,” which might be
! fall any club.
“I know of no previous disagreement
between Ruth and Huggins,” said Col
Ruppert.
When told that Ruth expected to
seek an Interview with him w’ithin a
few days. Colonel Ruppert said he
! would talk with the home run king,
j but pointed out that it would avail
I Ruth nothing to argue about the man
agement of the club.
The Yankees’ owner expressed indig
nation that Ruth had attempted to
I assume the role of dictator in the
club's policy.
HUGGINS WILL NOT REPLY
I ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30.—Miller Hug.
Kins, manager of the New York Yan
I kees, when apprised of Charges made
I by “Babe" Ruth, home run king, to
the effect that Huggins was trying to
, blame the slugging outfielder for the
: Yankees’ poor showing, said tonight
1 he would not even make a reply.
"I appreciate the courtesy of being
1 given opportunity to defend myself,”
; said Huggins, “but I do not intend to
I engage in any argument with Ruth on
I the subject. , _
“I really am not interested in what
he has to say now, nor in where he
has gone.”
Huggins also refused to comment
on Ruth's declaration that he could
not play under Huggins' management.
OFFICER CLIMBS TREE TO
CATCH ALLEGED TIGRESS
Guy IIhike Tries* New Mefftod of Cap
turing l)iK|»nisor of Liquid Joy
Motorcycle Officer Guy Blake, whV>se
opinions on evolution are thus far un
revealed, emulated for two long hours
last night the tree-inhabiting subject
I of the recent dispute at Dayton, Tenn.
But when he did slide from his perch j
in the tree at Garner and Union streets
he pounced directly upon the dusky '
i shoulders of one Muiner Dowell, negro j
I restaurant owner, Just as she reached
i for a bottle of modern burled treasure,
otherwise referred to as whiskey.
Blake aided her In uncovering 11
1 half-pints of corn liquor, ho claims,
and then assisted her to police head
quarters, where she was booked on
charges of violating the prohibition
law.
NOTED DENTIST DIES
Dentistry Drnittnt I nlverslty of LoiiIm
ville PnvNfN Away Sunday
LOUISVILLE, KY.. Aug. 30.— Dr.
Hajry B. Tileson, Sr., 65, dean of the
college of dentistry at thu* University
of Louisville, died here early this |
morning following a heart attack.
Dr. Tileson was vice-president oC
the Dental association in 1916 and was |
formerly president of the National As
sociation of College Faculties and the !
National Dental College Teachers* as- |
sociation.
NEIGHBORHOOD
STORE CAN
ADVERTISE
THROUGH
PERSONALITY &
HONEST SERVICE
How in the neighborhood bnal
nenn to advertise?
❖ ❖ *
There has recently been a nation
wide campaign in the interest of the
neighborhood stores. Yet how is the
individual merchant—the little shop
keeper, the grocer, the druggist—to ad
vertise his individual establishment?
Most of them do It through person
ality. The merchants know the people
yf the community, and do their best to
please them, and give them the best
service possible.
Honest service,'and intelligent atten
tion to business are good forms of ad
vertising. The butcher who has a
particularly fine shoulder of beef
should tell Mrs. Smith about it—and
Mrs. Smith will believe him, because he
lias proven himself sincere in the past.
Telephone calls are sometimes prof
itable for neighborhood stores, and so
ire circulars, if they are well gotten
up. and well distributed. But it is not
wise for a neighborhood merchant to
idvertise outside his own sales terri
tory; that is, he should not go into
mediums where he must pay for cir
culation that can do him no good.
DEATHS I
S--S
MRS. SALLIE DAVIDSON
Mrs. Sallie Davidson, widow of the
ate Isaac Davidson, died at an early
hour Sunday morning at a local in
firmary after a brief illness. Deceased
tvas G6 years of age and had been a
resident of Montgomery for many
rears and had endeared herself to
hosts of friends who will learn of her
leath with deep regret. Mrs. David
son is survived by three sisters, Mrs.
Susie Lanford and Miss Mary Wake
field both of Birmingham; Mrs. Mattie
L.umpkln of Albertville; three brothers,
Prank Wakefield of Piedmont; Pink
Wakefied of Alexandria and Capp
Wakefield of Albertville.
Funeral services were held at Dif
'ly’s Funeral Home Sunday afternoon
it 5 o’clock with Rev. T. M. Fleming,
>astor of the Highland Avenue Bap
ist church, officiating.
The remains will be sent to Alexan- j
Iria, Ala., Monday morning at 9:15 !
/clock w’here interment will take ;
>lace upon arrival.
MRS. IVY smoke:
SELMA, ALA., Aug. 30.—Special by
leased Wire to The Advertiser.—The
funeral services for Mrs. Ivy Smoke,
who died at the Baptist hospital, Sat
jrday afternoon will be held at the
Sister Springs church at 11 o’clock, j
Monday morning. Dr. W\ R. Seymore !
svill conduct the services and interment j
will be held at the Sister Springs j
'hurch cemetery.
FOUR ARRESTED IN
RAIDS BY OFFICERS
Police Department Spends Busy
Day Sunday Searching For
Prohibited Booze

Four arrests for alleged violations
of the prohibition law, resulting In the
seizure of about five gallons of whis
key, were reported yesterday at police
headquarters.
Three of the purported offenders
were negroes, the fourth a white man. j
They are: J. D. Davis, white, who !
lives in the 300 block on North Oak j
street; Clarence Davis, negro, and Mag- |
gie McAlfee, negro, neighbors who live i
in the negro district near the West- i
ern railway shops and Lula Banks, ne- !
gro, 720 South Decatur street.
Nine half-pints of llqucr were re
ported seized at the Davis place, two
gallons were taken from the home of
Lula Banks and the other places yield
ed smaller amounts, the raiding of
ficers reported.
DR. LAZENBY FILLS PULPIT
AT DEXTER AVENUE CHURCH
Montgomery Methodists Hear Editor of
Alabama i'hriMtlwn Advocate
Rev. M. E. Lazenby, a former min- |
Ister of the Montgomery district of the !
Methodist conference, and at present
editor and publisher of the Alabamii
Christian Advocate, occupied the pulpit ’
at both morning and evening services j
at the Dexter Avenue Methodist church
Sunday. At both services, Rev. Mr. ,
Lazenby was greeted with large con- j
gregtalona. « j ei
Miss Rena Mae Jones, a member of
the faculty at West End school, \va.°
the soloist at the morning services, j
while the Wesley Bible class choir ren- I
dered special numbers at the evening
services. Dr. J. E. Northcutt, who has
been away on an annual vacation, will
occupy the pulpit next Sunday.
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Government Report Slightly Be
low Private Estimates In
dicate Big Crop
NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 30.—Although I
he government report of last Monday |
living the condition of the crop and j
ndicated yield as of date of August
6, proved somewhat under the afverage I
>f private reports, the increase in yield
>ver that given in the preceding report
vas sufficient to confirm bearish senti
nent and create a belief that the crop
vill be 14,000,000 bales or more without
•ounting linters.
Of more bearish import was the total
>f ginnings to August 16 as reported
>y the census bureau. These larger by
marly 100,000 bales than private esti
nates, served to convince the trade
hat the crop was maturing early and
vas being picked and hurried to mar
tet, indicating that for the next month
>r two the market would have to ab
iorb a great volume of hedge selling.
To absorb this will not only necessl
ate liberal trade buying but specu
ative buying as well.
Although the market experienced an
>rderly decline during the week punc
uated by rallies, final prices on Satur
lay, represented not only low points
>f the week but also of the present
townward movement, which has car
ied prices down nearly three cents a
>ound from the levels of last month.
The decline was increased by reports
hat fields over a large portion of t^o
>elt were covered with open cotton and
hat gins were being forced to run
light and day to keep pace with pick
:rs.
As a result the movement into sight
las been heavy and interior ware*
louses and compresses are reported to
lave already handled thousands of
Dales.
COACH M’GAULEY LEAVES
'olnmhla Athletic Director to Resume
Work After Visiting Parents
Emmett McGauley, head coach of
ithletics at Columbia Military Acad
emy during the past term, and who has
Deen spending a vacation in Montgom
ery, with his parents, will leave Mon
lay to resume his work at Columbia.
?oach McGauley had a successful sea
son at Columbia, having had winning
ieams in all branches of sports, and his
football eleven was a state contender
for prep honors.
Coach. McGauley is a graduate of Sid
ney Lanier, and was a member of the
LTnlversity of Alabama basketball team
for four years.
There were 134 tornadoes in the
United States last year.
VISITED BYTIVES
Lone Burglar Bores Way Into
Store of L. Stearns; S. D.
Stearns Also Suffers
Patiently horing his way through
the floor of the store with a three-inch
bit, a lone robber entered the i
Stearns grocery at the three-mile
branch on Mt. Meigs road early Sun
day morning and escaped with cigar
ettes and other merchandise valued at
about $50.
An hour later an attempt was made
to break open the door of the store
owned by Mr. Stearns' brother, S. D.
Stearns, also on the Mt. Meigs road
but just a mile from Montgomery. Tin
thief apparently was frightened away.
A report of the burglaries was made
to the sheriff'* office and an investi
gation which is expected to result in
in early arrest was begun.
The Stearns brothers, according to
the investigators, believe it was mere
ly a coincident that their stores were
ittacked by burglars less than an
hour apart.
Discovery of the robbery at the L.
Stearns store was made by Mr. Stearns
when he opened the store early Sun
day morning. Footprints revealed that
the thief had made at least three
trips from the store to an automobile
parked in front of it.
The burglar bad bored a hole just
large enough to admit himself. His
task occupied the greater part of an
hour, the investigators reported.
The Bermuda islands used to
swarm with wild pigs.
SHOES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
BULLOCK SHOE CO.
On Dex. Ave. n Third of a Century
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“Whittall Rugs”
G. A. Grant Furn. Co.
34 COMMERCE ST.
Montgomery, Ala.
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BEERS PRINTING CO.
Ill Bibb St.
Phone 1443
Social and Commercial Printing
Mail Orders Given
c^vii^D Careful Attention
Monday Special
PHONE 107
One pound box of Nun
nally’s Candy Free with
every Wool Suit or every
Silk or Wool Dress sent
us for cleaning today,
(Monday) if accompanied
by this ad.
Montgomery French
' Dry Cleaning Co.
119 South Court Street
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For the Little
School Girl
In Your Family
The younger members of your
family enjoy spic-span, prettily
laundered clothes for School wear.
We take special care in laund
ering wash dresses so that they
retain their original color. Let
us handle your family wash and
guarantee satisfaction.
Troy Laundry Co.

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