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The Love of Eating.
I* THE AMERICAN BECOM ING A OOl'RMAND t In oux largest cen ters of population, such as New York and Chicago, we dally sea more attention given to the inner man. Cafes and lunch-rooms are filled with men and women who seen to give all their time; and attention to thoughts of properly or) improperly feeding their stomachs. "It is) of course beat to Ut slowly, but aot too) touch,* say* Dr. Pierce, chief consulting, physician to the Invalids’ Hotel and Sur-i gical Institute, of Buffalo, N. Y. In this| aoth century people devote so much time; to bead work that tlieir brain is fagged and; there isn't sufficient blood left to properly) take care of the other organs of the body.; The stomach must be assisted in its hard) work—the liver started into action—by the use of a good stomach tonic, which should I be entirely of vegetable ingredients nnd without alcohol. After years of experience in an active practice, Dr. Pierce discovered n remedy that suited these conditions in a blood-maker and tiaaue-builder. He called it Dr. Pierce’a Golden Medical Discovery —an alterative extract that assists in the digestion and assimilation of the food in; the stomach—oo that the blood gets what) it needs for food and oxidation, the liver is’ nt the aame time started into activity and; there is perfect elimination of waste mat-j ter. When the blood ia pure and rich, all) the organa work withoct effort, and the; body is like a perfect machine. Free ! Dr. Pierce’s Common Sense; Medical Adviser is sent free on receipt of stamps to pay expense of mailing onlvl Send at ene-cent stamps for the book In) paper covers, or 31 stamps for the cloth-; bound volume. Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y. NEGROES SCARED IN A DECATUR CHURCH SHOTS FIRED THROUGH SIDE OF BUILDING NARROWLY MISS MINISTER AND MEMBERS OF CONGREGATION—OTHER NEWS. Decatur, November 22.—(Special.)—The congregation of the Colored Primitive Baptist church were badly frightened last night by some person firing two pistol balls through the side of the building while the preacher was talking to his flock The balls barely missed the minister and several members of his flock. Some of the negroes are said to have been so badly frightened that they fainted while others dropped to their knees and prayed to the Lord to save them. The person who did the shooting has not been apprehended. Much Politics. Decatur, November 22.—(Special.)— There has been quite a stir in democratic circles in the Decaturs during the past few days. Although the election of coun ty officers does not take place until next year there are already quite a number of candidates in the field for nomination to the various county offices while many more are spoken of. The nomination for probate judge al ready gives promise of being a most In teresting contest. There are a number 5f candidates spoken of for this office. Amonpr the ones mentioned are the pres ent incumbent, William E. Skcggs. Hon. Dan Walden, a member of the state leg islature. C. Ed Abies, proprietor of the Sismark hotel, Hon. L. P. Troup, Tudge E. M. Russell, D. B. Morrow. At torney John Samples of Hartselle and others. Mr. Morrow is a prominent druggist i here and for many years served the peo- j pie in the capacity of eircult court clerk. He stands high in democratic politics i and his friends feel confident that his ! nomination is assured. A majority of the lending democrats of this county are in favor of a primary. The vote of this county next year will be exceedingly small as many voters fail ed to qualify under the new constitu tion and many who did register have j failed to pay their poll tax. There are only thirty-six negroes in the county who j are entitled to a vote. Thanksgiving Proclamation. Decatur, November 22.—(Special.)—A ' Thanksgiving proclamation has been Is- J sued by Walter J. Nesblt, of this city, state councilor of the Junior Order of | United American Mechanics calling upon ; all the councils of this order in Alabama i to hold Thanksgiving services on Sunday, | November 20. In the proclamation he also asks that every council in the state take up a col lection on that day for the benefit of the national orphans’ home of the order, which Is located at Tiffney, Ohio. METHODISTS AT HUNTSVILLE. 3uarterly Report Shows Work Very Gratifying—Boards Appointed. Huntsville, November 22.—(Special.)— The quarterly conference of the First Methodist church was held during the past week, and the reports from the leveral branches of work were very grat ifying. The church will send the best reports to the North Alabama Conference it has sver made before. The bishop was re quested to return Rev. F. P. Culver as pastor and Rev. George E. Boyd as pre siding elder. The board of stewards for the church ! were elected as follows: Jackson Rand, A. M. Booth, Edgar Rand, R. N. Davis, J. Robt. Jones. H. C. Pollard, H. S. Brad ford. H. B. Roper, I. W. Gill, M. A. Sparks, J. W. Laxson, Ben Pattescn. W. B. Orgain, J. W. Skinner, E. E. Greenleaf, Lawrence Cooper, W. B. Bankhead, P. H Webb, J. II. Terry, S. C. Holmes, W. E. Esslinger and F. T. Betty. Bank Has New Building. New Decatur. November 22.—(Special.)— The Morgan County National bank wlil soon move Into its own quarters purchas ed a few days ago. The property pur chased was the old Exchange Bank build ing which was used as a hank In boom days. During the panic a few years ago the Exchange bank went to the wall and since that time the building has been va cant nearly all the time. This Is one of the finest bank buildings in the northern part of the state. The building is now be ing repaired and the Morgan County Na tonal bank will occupy it just ns soon as the repairs can be made. It is understood that the price paid was ' |55no. Don’t forget wo are selling tbe finest Raisins and Cur rants at the lowest price. A. & P. TEA CO. Why pay car fare home when you can get your din ner for 10c at the Peerless, 19th street and Second aye ? WANT TO REMOVE THE UNIVERSITY Moritgomerians Covet Famous Greensboro Institution MOVEMENT IS ON FOOT Police Commleslon Act Passed by the Recent Legislature is Declared Unconstitutional by Judge A. D. Sayre. Montgomery, November 22.—(Special.)— The approaching session of the Alabama Conference of the Methodist church to be held in Pensacola early in Decem ber is sure to prove one of the most in teresting of the seventy and odd sessions of this body yet held. An effort is to be made to remove the Southern University from the classic lit tle town of Greensboro to Montgomery. Something like a half century ago, this school, which is the property of the con ference, was located in the beautiful and cultured west Alabama town, and in a great measure the school has helped to raise the town to the equal, if, indeed, not the peer of any other of equal pop l ulation in the state. Many of the leading ministers of both the Alabama and the North Alabama con ferences have received their education and training at the institution. But, not alone, have the ministers been prominent among its graduates. Professional men and statesmen alike honor the roll of its alumni. Feeling of Dissatisfaction. But, there seems a feeling of dissatis faction among many members of the conference as to the progress of the school. True, it is easily the equal of any of the denominational schools of the state, but it does not come up to the ! standard of a Vanderbilt or Sewanee. A few years ago the trustees and friends of the school inaugurated a movement to raise an endowment fund of something like a hundred thousand dollars. The progress of the undertaking has been slow. Recently, Montgomery has been agitating the question of a great uni versity, and, recognizing the value of an already established school over that of an entirely new movement, overtures have been had to remove the Greens boro school to Montgomery. This action has the hearty endorsement of Bishop Chandler, and, it is said, of a majority of the trustees. Montgomerians, ascer taining the facts, have gone earnestly to w'ork for the purpose of raising sufficient funds to induce the approaching confer ence to order the removal. Prominent members of the board of trustees assert that if Montgomery will give $00,000 for buildings, the school will come. Will be an Easy Task. To raise this money seems a rather easy task, for it has the city behind it, independent of any religious denomina tion. Committees have been appointed to canvass for subscriptions and to head the list Colonel John J. Flowers .the wealthy lumberman and philanthropist, has headed the list with a subscription of $10,000. It is said that a wealthy whole sale merchant will also add $10,000 to the fund, while four or five subscriptions of $5000 each are anticipated. To show that the movement to have a great university here is popular a wealthy Jewish firm offers a site for the university, valued at something like $10,000. A land company offers a site probably equally as valuable. The soliciting committee is to report Tuesday night, and it is confidently ex pected that the funds needed will be reported as subscribed. Delegation Will be Met. With this result attained a strong dele gation will be sent to the conference at Pensacola to lobby for the removal of the university. The presiding elder and the six pastors of Methodist churches here will champion the movement, with the aid It !s said, of Bishop Candler. The conference will not vote to remove the school without a bitter fight. Greensboro Is ssre to ilght. and the people of that town are born fighters, knowing no such thing as surrender, whatever be the un dertaking. In giving his reasons for the removal of the university today, a prominent lay man said: “We have found it Impossible, or ap parently so, to bring the school at Greens boro up to the standard of the other greater universities of the south. This Is not the fault of Greensboro, for the town has always striven nobly to meet every demand made upon it. Location is one of the strong points against the little West Alabama town. It is not ac cessible by railroad. Then. too. the town Is small, and while exceptionally wealthy according to population. It can not be expected that It could meet such obliga tions as Montgomery would enthusiasti cally assume. To the Center of the State. “To bring the university to Montgom ery would mean Its removal to the center ' f the state, both geographically and in the way of railroad accommodations. The university would here have the support of all the citizens, among the wealthiest in the south. Even should Its support be confined to the Methodist church, which would not be the case, It would not suffer from a financial point of view. The | Methodist church is strong In Montgom , cry. and with possibly one exception. I ! doubt If there is a richer congregation in the state than that of the Court Street Methodist church. i “If the university Is brought here it Is j to he made a university In fact. Depart- | ments of law and medicine are to be add- ; | ed and the general curriculum raised. ! “We believe that with the university I located in Montgomery the endowment can soon be brought up to the point that Is desired. I understand that Bishop Candler would remove his residence here and make an active campaign for the en dowment fund. All who know the pro gressive young bishop know what this would mean. He Is a great money- j raiser when it comes to church work. Has Double Purpose. “By the way. Bishop Candler has a dou- j ble purpose in proposing to bring the school to Montgomery, and make it a great university. He has, since the Cuban war, had special charge of the missionary work in Cuba, and he wants a university here where the young Cubans may be educated, with American ideas instilled within them.’ Commissioner Appointed. Governor Jelks has appointed H. Espy as commissioner for the Third district of Marshall county. Mr. Espy succeeds Mr. Chambers, resigned. Working for Exhibit. President Charles P. Lane of the Ala bama Commercial and Industrial associa tion has been here for a couple of days In the interest of the Alabama exhibit at the St. Louis exposition. Mr. Lane met with very ready response here, the local association pledging to do Its part. A committee was named to canvass for subscriptions according to the plans map ped out by Mr. Lane and published while he was in Birmingham. Mr. Lane did not call upon Governor Jelks in behalf of state aid. it Is generally understood, however, that the governor will not assist FISCAL SYSTEM IS SUCCESSFUL Philippines Want Dingley Tariff Rates Reduced ANNUAL REPORT IS MADE Colonel Edwards Believes the Exhibit to be Made at St. Louis Expo sition by Archipelago Will be Great Feature. Washington, November 22.—The devel opment of the Philippine islands during the past year, with a review of pending questions of importance relating to the archipelago, is contained in the annual report of Colonel Clarence Edwards, chief of the bureau of insular affairs of the war department, made public today. The accomplishment of this repQblic to the islands during the year haa been the suc cessful launching of the new liscal sys tem. By January 1, 1904, the new system will be in complete operation. The circulat ing medium consists of 18.000,000 pesos and fractional silver coins and 10.o00,ou0 peso* in paper money. To establish the new system and purchase the silver coinage two issues of bonds were made of $3,000, 000 each, both of which were sold at a premium. The proceeds of the sale of these bonds wore deposited and drew in terest at the rate of 3' z per cent, so that the government actually made money by going into the deal. Should Reduce Tariff Rates. Colonel Edwards emphasizes the neces sity for the reduction of the Dingley tar iff rates for the encouragement of trade between the United States and the Phil ippines. There Is an active desire on the part of the Philippine commercial Inter ests, he says, for tariff concessions and the report states that the same desire also has been evinced by the same Interests In this country. With the number of ships now parti cipating in the island’s trade the tonnage is said to be entirely inadequate and the passenger service wreached. It is sug gested that the building of light draught vessels to participate In this carrying business is a splendid opportunity for profitable investment of American capi tal, and the uncertainty as to probable future congressional action on this sub ject Is asserted to be the reason why no steps are being taken to supply the com ing imperative demand for American ! built ships. The recovery of Import and | export duties collected under the military regime forms the basis for many civil claims. One of the questions of most Jn trest is that of the right of the President of the United States to exeeise the power of legislation In the first sense, prior to the establishment of a civil government. Edwards is Optimistic. Colonel Edwards optimistically predicts that the Philippine exhibit at the St. Bonis exposition will be the feature of that show. There are to be something like twelve hundred Filipino participants and every phase of native industry and do mestic life In the islands is to be repre sented. Through an amendment to the civil ser vice regulations of the United States, made by President Roosevelt, to take ef fect April 15 next, transfers will be al lowod from the civil employes of the Philippines to government positions In this country, thus accomplishing an end which has been vigorously contended for by Colonel Edwards for some time, and making efficient service In th#* Philip pines a stepping stone to better places at home, and thus raising the standard of efficiency and creating a new induce ment to desirable clerks. the movement from the vaults of the state treasury. Police Commission Act Invalid. Judge A. D. Sayre, In the Montgomery city court, has rendered a decree declar ing unconstitutional the police commis sion act passed by the recent legislature. The reasons assigned are practically the same as those In the Bessemer case, which was declared as unconstitutional by the supreme court. This leaves the mayor of the city free to name a police chief and captain, with the approval of the council. Chief A. Gerald and Cap tain W. H. Taylor will retain their jobs. It Is thought that the council will grant the request of the chief for thirty adiit tlonal men, Including a day captain. This Is made necessary by the extension of the city limits. FLORENCE Several Items of Interest from North Alabama City. Florence, November 22.—(Special.)—The Florence chapter. United Daughters of the Confederacy, gave a recital last night composed of music and recitations at the residence of Major and Mrs. A. M. O'Neal. The audience, which was a large and fashionable one, was entertained by the best local talent. The proceeds are for the Confederate monument to be erected by the Alabama Daughters on Shiloh battle ground. Court street Is torn up through the business part of the city and the laying of the track for the electric car line is progressing rapidly. The grading in East Florence and near the Southern s bridge has been finished and the officials of the Sheffield company think the line will bo In operation by the beginning of the new year. Mrs. Richard Relsman. whose husband is an employe of the Florence Wagon Works company, died yesterday morning at her residence In East Florence of con sumption. She was 40 years of age. TWO DAMAGE 3UIT8 SETTLED. Huntsville Courts Award $1000 to D. M. Cloud for Broken Leg. Huntsville, November 22.—(Special.)— The Jury of the circuit court, on the suit of D. M. Cloud vs. the Merrimack Manu facturing company, awarded the plaintiff a verdict for *1000. Cloud had his leg broken while working In the warehouse of the company and brought suit for *10,. 000. HUNGARIANS INDIGNANT. Price of Oil Has Recently Been Ad vanced 50 Per Cent. Vienna, November 22.—Much Indignation is expressed here over the stendily In creasing price of oil. Since the formation of the Austro-Hungarian petroleum car tel prices have been advanced 50 per cent, with the prospect that they will go still higher, as soon as the present stocks shall have been exhr|:sted. Texas Evangelist at Huntsville. Huntsville, November 22.—(Special.)— Rev. T. N. Compton, a prominent evan gelist from Texas, arrived here today and began a series of revival meetings in the First Baptist church. Be sure and get some of our fine Ceffee and Tea for that Thanksgiving dinner. A. ft P. TEA CO. TUSCUMBIA A CITY OF GROT PROMISE Nestles in Richest Section of Great Tennessee Valley. MANY MEANS OF SUPPORT Is One of the Oldest Towns in Ala bama and About it Centers Much Historical Interest — Was Incorporated in 1819. Tuscumbia. November 22.—(Special.)— The Tennessee valley has an average width through this (Colbert) county <> more than ten miles. On the southern side of the valley and In full view from Tuscumbia are the Little mountains, real ly the foot-hills of the Cumberland range. These rise to an elevation of from three hundred to twelve hundred feet. The surface of this land slopes from the mountains northward toward the Ten nessee river, and the natural picture pre sented is one of magnificent splendor. Not only is the valley land rich, but the soil on the hillsides Is of clay and pro duces well. For stock raising no section of the south is better suited. Fruit grows to perfection here. Farm Products. Tuscumbia is the market for a rich and prosperous farming section, and by “farming" not only cotton culture is re ferred to as it is In many sections of the south, but diversified farming and truck growing. Cotton, corn, oats, barley, wheat, clover, sweet potatoes, Irish pota toes, millet, turnips, field grasses, peas, rye, etc., grow to perfection around Tus cumbia. The writer is informed that these lands yield readily from 25 to 50 bushels of corn per acre and in some in stances as much as 75 bushels per acre has been raised. Wheat averages from 12 to 25 bushels per acre. ! Reference has already been made to the I mineral wealth of this county in the Shef field letters. Iron, ochre, fire clay and kaolin abound near Tuscumbia, and there are quarries which furnish fine quantities of sandstone, limestone and gray marble. Tuscumbia. All Alabamians know- of Tuscumbia. It is one of the oldest towns in the state, and about the place centers much his toric interest. There are many homes in and around Tuscumbia, which bear the marks of time, and which mutely tell the story of anti-bellum wealth. It was in 1815 when the first white settlers were attracted to this place. They came from Tennessee, and were soon followed by quite a number of families from the same state. The town was Incorporated In Oc tober, 1819, at the first meeting of the leg islature of Alabama, which was held at Huntsville, and the name given It was Occocoposo, an Indian word, meaning cold water. This name was chosen be cause of the immense spring which has always been an attractive feature of the town. It Is thought by some to be an underground branch of the Tennessee river, coming at this point from beneath a massive ledge of limestone and forming r large pool, from which flows a creek of rare possibilities, so great is its volume of w’ater. Soon after the incorporation of the town its name was changed to Big Spring, and later to Tuscumbia, for a well known chief of the Chickasaws. Like Huntsville, Tuscumbia hosts of her “big spring" In the very heart of the town from which flows 17,500 gallons of water per minute. Transportation Facilities. Colbert county, as heretofore stated, has a splendid system of macadamized roads leading out from this, its county site. They were built by the county at heavy cost, and are absolutely free to the public. In 1831-32 a railroad was built from Tuscumbia to the Tennessee river, which was the first to he constructed west of the Alleghenies. This road soon became a part of the Tuscumbia and Decatur railroad, and for twenty-five years an Important trade was carried on with New Orleans, handsome steamers coming up the Tennessee to the point where the railroad reached the river. Before the construction of the Mem phis and Charleston railroad—now the Southern—the Tuscumbia post office was a distributing one, probably the most Im portant between Nashville and New Or leans. The town was also the converg ing point for several stage lines, which were owned by such old stagers as Chichester, Ficklln, Patrick and others. There were large warehouses at the Tuscumbia landing, constructed of brick, and stone, but they were destroyed in 1X62 by Turchin's brigade of Mitchell's division of federal troops. Besides the Tennessee river affording Tuscumbia a waterway of more than 20, 000 miles to the great inland cities of the country and to the gulf ports, and seek ing at all times to lower freight rates and furnish a great market for these products. Tuscumbia has excellent rail road facilities. Th«. Memphis and Charles ton railroad crosses the county from east to west and has a branch lire extending to Florence. The Birmingham, Sheffield and Tennessee River railroad (now the Northern Alabama railway) runs from Sheffield south across the county and has a branch extending from Riverton to the Memphis and Charleston railroad in the western part of the county. The Flor ence, Nashville and Sheffield (a branch of the Louisville and Nashville) railroad enters the county at South Florence and extends to Tuscumbia. A New Era. Tuscumbla, though as old as the state of Alabama, Is Just entering upon a new era. Her people claim a population of 4600 today, and now a steady growth. The work of uniting the elty with Sheffield and Florence by a splendid electric rail way system is now well under way by the Sheffield company, and the road will be in ooeratlon early In January. Shef field and Tuscumbla are also to be served by the seme water and electric light plants, arid thus there is to be perfect unity. This will give the three cities Immense advantage and a commanding position. The 20,000 people are thus to become one community with a common lnt< rest. It means a blending of the old and the new and a great big city here In this highly favored section of North Alabama. < Schools and Churches. Tuscumbla has always been a seat of culture and refinement. It was so before the war, and Is not less so today. Here are churches of all the denominations, public and private schools excellently conducted. The city supports hor fre*; I schools under the s of Professor Trump and of teachers. The school 1 od ern. and the attendanc O. «. Simpson, editor and ,at sterling newspaper—the i y. or of the city, and he tal a<i lively Interest in the . WIFE PLEADS FOR HUSBAND'S PARDON Knotty Problem Presented to Governor Jelks. UP FOR TWENFY YEARS Was Guilty of Wife Beating and She Asked the Governor to Give Him One More Chance. Montgomery, November 22.—(Special.)— Friday is generally looked upon as ”par don" day In the governor's office, and last week Governor Jelks had his usual j Friday trials. In going over the applications, the gov ernor issued two pardons, positively de- j dined two and many other applications were passed over. There was one very pathetic ease before the governor—the young wife of a Mo bile convict appearing to ask a parole for her husband This act would not ap pear unusual, unless the story of the crime for which the young man was convicted and sentenced to serve a term of twenty years were told. Story of the Crime. In 1902, the young couple resided at Brewton, In Kscambia county, and while sober there could have been no kinder husband than the convict, but unfortun ately he was addicted to the whisky habit and on several occasions while "sprec ing" he treated his young wife in a very rough manner. This treatment became worse, until finally the husband beat her into insensibility, pulling nearly all of the golden hair from her head and clip ping off the few strands that were left. This threw the ease into the courts, and | the horrible testimony given in the trial I caused Judge Richardson to become se vere in Ids lecture passing sentence. Tw’enty years was the sentence given. Chapter No. 2 of tin* story is more inter esting, revealing as it does woman's for giving spirit. Child Dies. The husband had been sent to the walls at Wetumpka to begin his long sentence and was making a splendid record for good behavior." When lie had served about eight months a letter came to the department saying that the child of the couple was dying in Mobile and begging the governor that the husband be grant ed a temporary parole to be at the bed side when death came. The governor's heart was moved, and the parole was at once given for thirty days. At tlie death bed in Mobile a reconcil iation between husband and wife was effected. At the termination of the pa role the convict returned to resume his sentence. lie called by and thanked the governor for his kindness, and within a few days thereafter a strong petition was before the governor for a perma nent parole. Personally appearing for the prisoner was a big-hearted newspa per man of Mobile. Friday the wife came, and armed with a recommendation for the parole by the pardoning board, she pleaded with the governor to give the husband "just one more trial." Papers Before Governor. The papers are now upon the governor’s desk, presenting a knotty problem of right or wrong. Speaking of pardons, and the governor’s trials in considering them, there came a request from a very bright mayor of a thriving East Alabama town, clothed in peculiar hut characteristic language. As a sample of requests for executive clem ency it stands in a class by itself. Here is the letter with the names omitted: A Unique Letter. “---, November 19. 190.1. "Hon. William D. J< Iks, Governor, "Montgomery, Ala. "Dear Sir: About a week since In clean ing the city of A-of vagrants one S-was drawn in the net. and sentenced for three months, as well as lined $50. “Now S-vehementy swears, ns he did then, that he is a hard working man, and the best landscape gardner this side the salted seas; and. what is more to the purpose S-induces I,— -and a lot more of the hortiey handed citizens of T- county to corroborate him. "The bulging fact in S-*s case as it appeared to the mayor of O sitting as ex officio justice of the peace, was that the aforesaid S--— had indulged in three ripping drunks on the streets of O-- since November 11, •which erratic conluct on S—— ... —*3 friends admit his fondness for the flow ing bowl, but deny any coyness about manual labor. "From all the evidence now before me T am of the opinion that If S has had the liquor sweated out of him he would be likely to return to C and go to work: and 1 think T county needs the toll of her citizens more than does the stat^. Therefore I ask that a pardon issue to S--, and let him return to the heaven-kissing hills of T-and pulverize the alluvial soil with the homely grubbing hoe. "Yoiirs truly, The governor pardoned Be*i Bangley of Randolph county, who was serving a sen tence of five years for attempting to bribe a juror, and Joe Davis of Bee coun ty, serving a sentence of ninety days and i costs, for assault and battery. and In every movement that looks to the advancement of this community. M. E. Conference and Poultry. Tuscumbla Is just now making prepara tions to entertain the North Alabama Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church south, which meots hero on the 25th. Private homos will be opened to the delegates and visitors, and Tuscum bia’s proverbial hospitality will be show ered upon the Godly men and women who are here to congregate. The fatted calf, reared upon the grasses that grow so graciously here, awaits the coming of the guests. And mention of the coming of these good preachers reminds one of the , fact that this Tennessee valley produces or raises more chickens, turkeys, ducks, ] etc., than any section of the south. To- J day the wagons an- coming In laden i with this poultry, and the gobblers are sounding the coming of the preachers and of Thanksgiving Day. Surely, this is the land of plenty, and the people who dwell on these hills and in this valley , are doubly blessed. Prof. 8, R. Butler Re-elected. Huntsville, November 22.—(Special.)— Professor S. R. Butler, the newly-elected superintendent of education, assumed the duties of the office yesterday, Dr. J. T. Humphrey retiring. Dr. Humphrey has been superintendent six years, and dur- ] ing his administration the rural schools of the county have, on the average, more j than doubled their terms. You will meet the best people in town at the Peer less Lunch Counter, 18th and Second avenue. Present For Thanksgiving Day A Fine Forbes Piano will last a lifetime and fur nish music for the whole family. See us before buy ing a piano, organ or music box. E. E. FORBESPIANO CO. J. B. CHAMBERLAIN, Manager, 1909 THIRD AVENUE. 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