Death of Popular Young Man New
Tuscaloosa. October 30.-<Speclal.)-A
Tuscaloosa. October 3t.-(Spoclal.)-A
day evening announcing the death of Lee
Chandler in Brookhaven. Miss. The cause
of his death was typhoid fever. Mr.
Chandler worked in Tuscaloosa last win
ter and was a young man of line attain
ments. He has many friends 1^10 are
much pained at his death. W. B. Chan
dler, brother of the deceased, who is a
valued employe in the Merchants' Nation
al bank, was at his bedside at the time of
Much interest centers in the State Fed
eration of Women's clubs which meets
here next week. All arrangements have
been made, for the entertainment of the
delegates and many social functions have
been planned. Mrs. John W. Abercrom
bie will entertain at the president's man
sion In honor of the members of the fed
eration. The reception will be an infor
New boarding pupils are constantly
coming in at the Tuscaloosa Female col
lege. Among those who have arrived this
week are Miss Velma Himes and Miss
Emma Coleman of Plckensvllle.
Among the Tuscalooslans who attended
the McLester-Bowron wedding at Bir
mingham yesterday were Mr. and Mrs. E.
N. C. Snow, Henry A. Snow, who was
best man, and A. B. McEaehtn. Jr., one
of the groomsmen. Dr. McLester, the
groom, was a member of the class of 1896
at the University of Alabama and has a
number of friends and relatives In tho
city who wish for him every happiness.
Miss Audrey Barnes is the ■sruest of
Mrs. R. T. Shugart of Birmingham, who
was formerly Miss Essie Brown of Tus
The friends of Mrs. H. F. Hill will regrot
to learn of the Illness of her little daugh
ter, Beulah Mary.
The Junior German club of the Uni
versity of Alabama will entertain at a
dance this evening. The dance will be led
by E. M. Finch and Miss Alice Ashley.
The band will render “Auburn's Down
The Kettledrum wiflt very charmingly
entertained by Mrs. J. Manly Foster yes
terday afternoon. The subject for tho
meeting was Autumn and Hallowe'en and
the decorations were especially attractive
in autumn leaves, together with autumn
cut flowers and ferns. After the following
programme had been rendered dainty re
freshments were served. Recitation, “My
Daughter,’’ Miss Mary McGown; reading,
“Autumn." Mrs. Ellen Peter-Bryce; solo,
"September,” Miss Mary Hewell Nabors,
humorous selection, "The Burglar, Mrs.
T. C. McCorvey; solo. "The Last Rose of
Slimmer,” Mrs. W. A. Collier; solo. Miss
Mary Hewell Nabors. Mrs. S. B. Mo
Qlohn was elected a member of the club.
Floyd Green Is ill at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Green on Broad
Judge Wiliam S. Thorlngton, dean of
law at the university, has returned from
a visit to Montgomery.
Edward Watts, a member of the senior
law class at the University of Alabama
has returned from a visit to his parents
CABINET HAS MEETING.
Each Member Had Suggestions to
Make About Departments.
Washington, Octber 31.—For nearly
two hours yesterday the President and
five members of his cabinet were in
consultation at regular cabinet meet
ing. The President’s annual message
to congress was under consideration,
portions of it being discussed. Each
member of the cabinet present had
suggestions to make concerning the
treatment of his departmental affairs
In the message.
Some consideration was given the
vacancy on the Hawaiian district
bench, caused by the death of Judge
Hstee. Secretary Hitchcock presented
some of the latest developments in the
land frauds in the northwest. He de
clined to discuss them at the conclu
sion of the meeting.
Bank Robber Caught.
Hot Springs, Ark., October 31.—
Charles flavin, alias Geoble, 48 years
of age, was arrested here today by
Chief of Detectives Shevlin. There is
i reward of $1000 standing for Gavin,
who, it is charged, broke into a bank
in Denver in 1882, and secured $30,000.
He is also wanted in Blsbee, Ariz., on
a charge of connection with a $5000
diamond robbery. The sheriff of Ilis
bee and Pinkertons of Chicago have
wired to hold Gavin at all cost. He
admits hlB identity.
Nichols Confesses to Murder.
Cleveland, O., October 31.—Thomas
Nichols was arrested here today on
telegraphic request from the police au
thorities of New Orleans. Nichols is
charged with having killed David Sis
sell in a quarrel last Christmas. Dur
ing the interim Nichols has been wan
dering from place to place. The Cleve
land police put Nichols through a
“sweatbox” examination tonight, and
stated that he has confessed to the
Duchess of Roxburgh to Come.
London, October 31.—The Duchess
of Roxburgh, the mother of the Duke
of Roxburgh, Lady Isabel Innes-Kerr,
\v illsail for New' York from Liverpool
tomorrow on the steamer Campania to
attend the wedding of the duke to
Miss Mae Goelet. Extraordinary inter
est is taken in the event.
“VALUABLE REAL ESTATE AT
Birmingham. Ala.. October 13th, 1903.—
Under a decree of the chancery court of
Jefferson county. Alabama, dated Septem
ber 23rd, 1903, the following valuable real
estate will be sold at public outcry at 12
o’clock, noon, Tuesday, November 10th.
1903, (unlesB sooner disposed of at private
sale) In front of the court house in Bir
Lot No. 6, block 746, at the southwest
corner of 10th avenue and Elm street,
south. In Birmingham, Alabama.
Lot No. 6. block 8-A, at College station,
East Lake, Alabama.
JOHN G. SMITH. Executor.
Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup,
the best remedy for DIARRHOEA. Sold
by druggists In every part ot the world.
Be sure and ask for "Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup,” and taka no other
kind. Has been used for over FIFTY
YEARS by MILLIONS of MOTHERS for
their CHILDREN WHILE TEETHING,
with PERFECT SUCCESS. It BOOTHES
the CHILD, SOFTENS the GUMS. AL
LAYS all PAIN. CURES WIND COLIC,
and is twenty-five cents a bottle.
Have your prescriptions
filled by the Gunn Drug Co.
Only the purest of drugs
Schillinger’s Hof-Brau at
the Fair. j
Best Suit News Yet
Gentlemen, here are Suit bargains that ring real and true. They stand for actual
money saving. All told, there are five hundred; they represent a special purchase made
after our Fall orders had been placed. Five hundred suits involve a goodly lump of money
—not many stores would have dared such a purchase on top of the regular Fall stocks and
at the present advanced stage of the season. It was a risky venture. But prices were our
temptations. The maker wanted money—and he wanted it pretty dashed quick. He
1 made the figures so seducively low that we could not resist.
Saks’ is an out-of-the-rut store—it is unusual. We’d charge $18 and $25 for these
suits if we were content to remain the mediocre class. We’ve fixed the prices at $15 and
$20. The garments are all that any man can desire—handsome, dressy and excellently
tailored. It is the luckiest chance of the season—best suit news yet! The shipment came
last week—will be gone next week. Hurry! There’s a certain fable about a worm and a
bird that chimes in admirably appropos here.
Suits at $15—If you buy you will have
saved $3. Look how they are made. Per
fect! Every detail shows painstaking care.
Slip into one of these suits, note how the
coat “sets,” note how the trousers “hang.”
Verily, the manufacturer had you in mind
when he made it.
Fabrics—Cassimeres, Serges, Tweeds
Cheviots. Black, blue and scores of taste
ful mixtures; heavy, warmful woolen
weights. Business Suits par excellence. If
we were inclined to advertising exaggera
tion we would say these suits are worth
$20. However, $18 is a fair valuation.
At $20—Can't talk of these suits with
out dragging in an augument against the
tailors. They will charge you $35 for suits
no better—nor as good. Coats are made
over an interlining framework—that in
sures permanent shape. Ever see a baker
“knead” bread dough? The collars on these
coats are worked much the same way. The
tailors pull, pinch, press, “knead” the
fabrics into shape—mind you, by hand.
Cassimeres, Serges, Cheviots, Fancies
and black and blue. Imported.fabrics made
by an English mill whose woolens are fam
ous for wear. Elsewhere $25, worth $25.
Full Season Showing!
Suits, Coats atid Wraps:
Just From New York,
New Suits are rolling in—new Coats, new Wraps, new Gowns.
Every express wagon is burdened with packages for Saks. Mr.
Simpson, now in New York for the second time this season, is ship
ping out hosts of pretty and exclusive things. One hundred and
fifty Suits came Friday, another batch came Saturday and more are
scheduled for arrival Monday morning. There’s lots to see—visit
Saks frequently, if you would keep current with the Fashions of the
day. Tomorrow we start a full season opening and showing of these
later day styles. The second floor presents a new front. A brilliant
collection of Suits, Coats and Wraps is on display for the first time
in Dixie. New-Market Suits, Corset Coats, Military Wraps and
“Runabout” Suits. Come tomorrow and the day after and the one
after that—there’ll be something of interest every day.
Special Sale Suits & Coats
New Winter Coats.
The crisp snap and zest of these days turns
woman’s thoughts to coats and wraps. We are ready—
and have been for weeks. Today’s news of the following
special values should precipitate a rush on the Saks
Coat and Wrap Department.
The styles we show are characteristic and individ
ual—they cannot be duplicated elsewhere in the whole
South. There’s satisfaction in those facts. Your coat
should be your coat—and not everybody’s.
M Jaunty Box Coats, strapped back,
strap fastening at the front, stole
coilar very muchly stitched, generously puffed
sleeves, turn-back cuffs. Best Melton Cloth.
Castor, blue and tan.
IQ QC Norfolk style in black Kersey, coat
luiUu collar with revers. Satin-lined
throughout; cuffs and collars trimmed with vel
vet; hip length.
8QC Made of black Zibeline—it is besprink
iOJ led with glistening silky hairs. Straps
extending from back up over shoulders and
down front, surplice neck trimmed with stitch
ing, large puff sleeves. A wonderful value.
| II QC Made of excellent quality Melton.
Iti J J Cape effect at shoulders, stole collar,
strapped and decorated with buttons. The style
j is suggestive of the military.
R^eal Kidskin Gloves 79c
An importer cleans out every Autumn. He cuts
prices in order to sell out clear. Saks, and a few other
select stores, get the first chance at the bargains. If
bought and sold in the ordinary way these gloves would
cost 51.00. Choose tomorrow for 79c a pair. Embroid
ered backs, two-clasps—street and evening shades.
Soft, but tough and real kidskin.
Marvel Gloves. Reynier Gloves.
The only genuine and Famous on two conti
really washable gloves— tinents. Saks is the Bir—
glace finish, all shades. ingham agency. The
The price— prices—
$125_ $2, $2.25, $2.50
Sale of Suits at $19.95.
Just arrived Suits—crisply new, clean and fresh.
Original and distinctive styles right out of Fashion’s
mint. There are more than a hundred, and they all
came Friday. The styles are beautiful, materials are
rich and handsome and the price is a bagatelle—$19.95.
Some of the values run as high as $25.00. However,
the whole lot goes at one price—$19.95. Descriptions!
9QC Blues and blacks—sturdy, fuzzy
id 3 Cheviots. Cecelia neck, cape ex
ending over shoulders, stole front. Fine taffeta
bands trim the cape. Big, handsome, puffy
sleeves, turn-back cuffs.
• |Q QC Black and blue Broadcloths—the
luiutJ weight is heavy enough to insure
long service. The style is novel—double !
breasted coat, stole front, Cecelia neck, front of
coat is trimmed with ornaments and braid!
sleeves tucked at cuffs! cuffs strapped and
velvet bound. Skirt full flowing and very
|Q QC Saks’ Runabout Suit—for street and
Idiv3 rainy day wear. Made of Zibelines
in grayish black—long, curling hairs drift over
the surface. The plainness of the coat is re
lieved by straps and stitching. Ankle-length
flaring skirt, with many rows of stitching at !
bottom. A smart, jaunty suit.
Misses' Shoes, $2.00 and $2.50
I Did she catch cold during the rainy days? Likelier than not the cause was in
the shoes. Walking to and from school over Birmingham’s mud-a-mized streets
requires thoroughly damp-proof footwear. Saks sells just such shoes—and sells
\ them cheaply. We’ve been painstaking and careful in selecting the stock. The
I styles are sensible and suitable for growing and developing feet—$2.00 and $2.50
are the popular prices. The variety is large—vici kid, plain kid and patent leather,
dull and self tops, in lace, blucher and button. The leathers are strong and service
able, yet they easily yield and mould to the toot shape.
Another Nemo Week.
Miss Conklin, Demonstaator and Fitter, Remains for the Ensuing Week.
Six more Nemo days—and then the demonstrations end. Did you attend any
day last week? If not, here is another opportunity afforded you. Don’t postpone.
1 he whole Nemo family is on exhibition—The Flat-ning Front, Thg Straight
Front, The Self-Reducing, The Figure-Building and the Curvmold. Nemo Corsets
are health corsets. Every woman should wear them. The demonstrations show
plain and clear their many excellent points.
Clothier to The Whole Family
Clothier to The Whole'Fauiily .
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