ON THE RACE TRACK
At City Park.
New Orleans, January 18.—Favorites
showed Improvement at the City Park
track today and three—Odd Trick, Em
ergency and Beecher—landed their races.
The first two outclassed their fields and
won easily, but Beecher was lucky to last
long enough to win. There was a jam at
the start In the fifth race and Nom Do
Plume fell. Martin was pulled up to
avoid falling over him.
A sale of horses was held in the pad
dock before the races, but the bids were
so unsatisfactory that most of the offer
ings were withdrawn. An offer of $2700
for Jack Dolan was declined. AJcantara
was sold for $500, the best price realized.
Merllngo and Woggle Bug were claimed
out of the second race for $700 each, the
first by W. O. Joplin and the second by
T. M. Cassidy. Summary:
First race, three and a half furlongs—
Odd Trick, 110 (Austin), even, won; Da
Thorpe, 110 (A. Walsh), 16 to 1. second;
Ronay, 110 (O'Bert), 4 to 1, third. Time,
43 4-5 seconds.
Second race, one mile and a sixteenth—
King of the Valley. 106 (Shea), 12 to 1,
won; Helgerson, 106 (W. McIntyre), 10 to
I, second; Merllngo, 89 (Powers), 2 to 1,
third. Time, 1:48 3-6.
Third race, seven furlongs—Bell Indian.
103 (Oregar), 8 to 5. won: Bellestrome, 103
(Austin), 6 to 6. second: Basil, 105 (O’Bert),
5 to 1, third. Time, 1:27 4-6.
Fourth race, six furlongs, handicap—
Emergency, 121 (B. Smith), 11 to 6, won;
Lucy Young. 98 (Daly), 5 to 1. second;
Careless, 109 (D. Hall). 6 to 1, third. Time,
Fifth race, six and a half furlongs—
Marco, 104 (Heffeman), 8 to 1. won; April
Showers, 107 (Griffith), 7 to 2, second;
Miladl Love, 102 (McIntyre). 16 to 1, third.
Sixth race, one mile and seventy yards—
Beecher, 107 (McMunaway), 7 to 5, won;
FYinsoluca. 97 (Wlshard), 7 to 5, second;
Big Bow, 109 (Dealy), 20 to 1, third. Time.
Seventh race, six and a half furlongs—
Monochord, 107 Wlshard), 6 to 1, won;
Libation, 91 (Morris), 10 to 1. second;
Telepathy, 85 (Griffith). 6 to 1. third. Time,
City Park Entrlea.
First race, seven furlongs—Merdelth, 112;
The Only Way. Jacob, James H. Reed,
Topochioo, Jovial, 109; Gertrude Rogers,
Lythellst, Salt and Pepper, Lulie Mac
Elphle Oolllns, Honeywell. Florence May,
Sibylla, Maudlna, 107.
Second raoe, five and half furlongs, nail
ing—Major Carpenter, Auditor, A Convict,
J. Ed Grlllo, 118; Orient, 110; Adare. 108;
Jack Adams, 107; Lineal, 103; Blaze Vale,
Limerlok Girl, Muldoon, 101; Lleber Gore,
Gentian, 94; Pr+ndpia, 89; Draco, 94.
Third race, steeplechase, short course—
Sceptre, 147; H. M. P., Malcolm M., 142;
Judge Nolan, 185; Redlands, Conclave,
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Rush Reuben, Ben Battle, Flying Rain
Cloud, Sherod, 132.
Fourth race, six and half furlongs—Gus
Hetdom, 113; Oasdne, Modred, 112; Chief
Mllliken, 110; Robdnhood, Father Tallent,
107; Don Alvaro, 104; Bazll, 103; Billy
Handzey, 101; Galilee, 95.
Fifth race, mile and sixteenth, selling—
Grenade, 110; Ivanhoe, Eclectic, 101; Florl
zel, Dlttle Elkin, 96; Iole, 94; Inquiry.
Sixth race, mile and seventy yards—At
tllla, 107; Good Mead*, *Mlfa!n, 101; The
Trtfler, Happy Jack, 99; Dlttle Red, Padre,
96; Goldmate, 94.
Seventh race, seven furlongs, selling—
Bumolette, 101; French Nun, Dong Bright.
Frenchle’s First. Cambridge. Beautiful
Bess, 96; Tjady Charade, Begonia, Merely
Mary Ann, 91.
At Fair Grounds.
New Orleans, January 18.—Dr. Coffey,
much the best of his field, and Dereszke,
who Is regaining his old form, were the
winning favorites ait the fair grounds to
day. Fancy Dress and Columbia Girl, both
strong favorites In their races, were used
up making pace, and had nothing left
when the pinch came. Aururnaster can
tered home in the last race. Nine, the fa
vorite, seems far from fit just now. Dr.
Coffey and Rather Royal were both run
up to $1000 and bought in. The weaither
was clear and the track fast. Summary:
First First race, five and one-half fur
longs—Sonnet, 96 (Chandler), 30 to 1, won;
Ancient Witch, 86 (Moreland), 16 to 1, sec
ond; Grove Center, 99 (McDermott)J 16 to
1, third. Time, 1:09.
Second race, six and a half furlongs—
Rather Royal, 107 (Sewell), 18 to 6. won;
Fancy Dress, 107 (D. Jones), 3 to 2, sec
, ond; Sea Voyage. 104 (Moreland), 16 to
6. third. Time, 1:22 2-6.
Third race, five and one-half furlongs—
Dr. CofTey, 100 (Chandler), 8 to 6, won;
Ala Russell, 101 (Mosel), 6 to 1, second;
Joe Colson, 101 (Bell), 8 to 1, third. Time,
Fourth race, mile and a sixteenth—De
reszke, 103 (Robbins), 9 to 10, won; Mac
beth, 100 (Moreland), 20 to 1, second; Bull
I Finch. 100 (Freeman), 7 to 1, third. Time,
Fifth race, seven furlongs—Whipporwill,
102 (Perrine), 5 to 1, won; Southern Cross,
l 102 (D. Smith), 3 to 1, second; Columblt
Girl, 106 (Helgesen), 4 to 6, third. Time,
Sixth race, mile and seventy yards—Au
rumaster, 97 (Sewell), 9 to 1, won; Ra
viana, 97 (Moreland). 10 to 1, second;
Bronze Wing, 106 (Bell), 12 to 1, third.
Time, 1:48 2-6.
Fair Grounds Entries.
First race, six furlongs—Gypsy King,
Menoken, Harry Scott, Ternus, 102; Dis
cernment, Winfred A, 100; Desha. 102;
Sacheim, Charles McKee, Frank Green,
Whitemarsh. Ducky Joe, 112; Nightmare,
Intrigue, St. Bonnie, 110.
Second race, three furlongs, selling—
Robert K, 108; George Hart, D. A. 8.,
Rose Hart, Runsum, 102; King Deoppld,
107; Moon Gold, 109; Duchess of Mont
ebello, 99; Jardiniere, Salvisa, 100; My
Son, 118; Stony Dee. 113; Sainzilla, 111;
Helen Ducos, 110; Alma’s Pet, 107.
Third race, six and one-half furlongs—
Dubeck, First Premium, 97; Verna Fonso,
Bernice, Dusky, Allista. 112; Dr. Holscher,
Nut Cracker, St. John, 114; Goldsmith,
Tribes Hill, 117; Bitter Hand. 94; Ralnland,
123; Odd Ella, 92; Schoolmate. 120.
Fourth race, mile and one-half, selling—
Hand Spinner, Plnca. Hickory Corner,
Churb, Frangible, Dee King. 107; Douis
Kraft. Angeleno, 112; Goo Goo. Murmur,
106; Captain Bob, 113; Plautus, 106; Deda
Bell, 101; Consuelo II, 102; Merry Pioneer,
Fifth race, seven furlongs—The Ram,
Reldmore, Holloway, 98; Ruth W, 97; J.
Clem, Dr. Heard, 99; Horse Radish. 107;
Excitement. 102; Rolla, 110; Dady Chis
Sixth race, mile, selling—Jungle Imp,
Bravery, 107; Gambler, 108; Degatee,
Wedgewood, Bishop Weed. 103; Phoebe.
113; Roderick, Gamaja. Gleeman, Rather
Royal. 105; Sincerity Belle, 102; Brilliant,
102; Mabel Simms. 101; Dromio, 111.
Lewis Goes to Montgomery.
Montgomery, January 18.—The Mont
gomery freight bureau has closed a con
tract for a term of years with Walter
P. Levis of New York, as manager. He
will come to Montgomery February 1,
Mr. Levis at present Is traffic manager
of the Metropolitan Steamship company,
which operates a line of steamers between
New York and Boston. He is a native
of Alabama. The Montgomery freight bu
reau is a newly organized association of
local business men which 'has as Its
object the procuring of equitable freight
rates for Montgomery and this section.
Both Sentenced to Hang.
Knoxville, Tenn., January 18.—Will and
Drew Upton, colored, who were yeeterday
convicted of murder In the first degree
in slaying Richard Johnson, an aged pen
sioner in Monroe county on January 7,
were today sentenced to lhang at Mad
isonville, Tenn., March 2. A motion for
a new trial was overruled.
E. T, Shaw & Sons, Undertaker*.
Green Undertaking Company.
REACHES THE CITY
Gives Out Lengthy Statement
for Local Fans
SAYS CLUB TO BE WINNER
Talk* of Player* Already Signed.
Tell* of New Men and Announces
That Score Card* Will Be
Improved This Season.
Harry Vaughan Is In town!
The manager of the baseball team
reached the city yesterday morning, and
his bulky figure wended its way up Twen
tieth street without a thought except to
locate a place to clean up and get break
fast. But the fans were alert. Some one
saw him first, and forthwith claimed the
honor. Others were not far behind.
By the time Harry reached Second ave
nue there was somthlng that looked like
a circus parade following him. Finally,
he Jumped on a car, and rode several
squares with the Intention of dodging
his enthusiastic clientele. But the con
ductor unconsciously spoiled the Intended
"Hello, Mr. Vaughan," he said. “I am
glad to see you are back with us again."
Instantly every eye In the car was
glued upon Harry. The big and bashful
manager flushed and stammered under
the scrutiny. Then he Jumped off that
car and boarded another that was pass
ing. He did not hall the motorman, but
nimbly swung upon the rear platform,
and resolutely turned his face Into the
off corner, handing his fare to the con
ductor In a backward sort of fashion.
Several blocks were thus traversed, and
then, with a sigh of relief, the boarding
house appeared in view, and grip in one
hand, batbag in another, Harry swung oft
the oar, and with a running start en
tered the hall and closed the door behind
Advance Season Opens.
With the arrival of Manager Vaughan,
the advance season in Birmingham is de
clared open. Any fan can now make all
the guesses he pleases about anything
that appertains to the great national
game. Nobody will keep any record of
the guesses made, so there will be no
Vaughan appears to be In fine form
and In excellent health. He is the same
ruddy-faced stalwart man that covered
first base or lined the necessary drive
over second during the past few seasons
here, and on that account was easily
recognized by any and every body yester
Vaughan is here to remain until after I
the close of the season of 1906. Except i
for the trips with the team to carry out
the schedule's requirements, he will be
in Birmingham until late in November.
There is much work to be done before
the season officially opens, and Vaughan's
presence on the scene of activities means i
that the players will soon turn up and
start active preparation.
A Winning Team.
"I have a winning team this season,"
was the greeting of the manager to the
Age-Herald reporter yesterday. "I do
not make any claim to championship
form, as I leave the fans themselves to
judge. But I say now and 1 am willing
to allow time Itself to prove the strength
of my argument that the Coal Barons
are going to set the hottest kind of a pace
in the Southern league this season, and
the club that beats them out is going to
be mighty near the top of the column.
"I have signed the fastest outfield In
the south, and one which ranks almost
as high as any in the country, both in
fielding and in fitting. Dale Gear will
cover the left garden. ‘Doc’ Molesworth
will be in center and Smith will take
care of the crops In right pasture. Think
that is a fast bunch? Those three men
will each hit 3(X) or more, and the best
of it is they will hit just when the little
bingle will bring a tally across the rub
"I received Dale Gear's contract this
morning and it made me feel good. It
was a good omen, getting such pleasant i
news on the first day of my arrival here,
and I am hoping it will continue to break
nice like that for the local club all season.
Miles Case Not Settled.
"I have heard nothing so far relative
to Niles. I have signed Bruce Hayes to
cover second base and have strings out
on one or two other men for the same
position, so that 1 will have several men
to try out If Niles should not come to us.
Hayes comes pretty well recommended
and has played some nice ball. I am go
ing to give him a good try-out, as I have
an idea he may be there with the goods.
He is In New Orleans, his home, at this
time, but learned his primary lessons at
j the game with the old City league in *^o
| bile, which turned out some good players
in the past.
"The only shortstop I have so far is
young Oyler, who was drafted from
Savannah. I believe he will make good
with us, but shall not overlook anything
that looks good for the shortfleld.
"I am corresponding with two or three
mighty fine men to play the Initial sack
for us when I stay on the bench. The re
sult of the correspondence is in doubt so
far but I expect to be able to make on
announcement on this matter in a short
"Matthews and Garvin have already
sent in their contracts, and will do the
catching. Three or four other men for
the same position are in view, and I
may get one of them If I think best. Gar
vin was with JLittle Rock for a while
last summer, as the fans will remember.
"I 'have sold Hennessey and Clarke
to Scranton, Pa. 1 am trying to sell some
other contract jumpers that belong to us,
and hope to get rid of them all in that
"Montgomery will cover third base. He
is practically In condition already. He is
living in Birmingham now, has been here
all winter and expects to make this his
home in the future.
Tamsett Not Wanted.
“You oan say definitely and positively
right now that Tamsett will not be with
the team this season. There is only one
chance for him to play with the Coal
Barons, and that is for all the other avail
able men to be out of our reach because
of accidents or other untoward circum
stances. I do not want Tamsett on the
•’As for thespltching staff, It is hard
ly necessary to do move than mention
names: ‘Ginger’ Clark, ’Rip’ R'agan, Des
sau, Sallee, Dylan t, Ballard, Johnson and
Utter. Eight pitchers, five of whom have
already signed, and men that have shown
excellent ability. Ballard is a man I ob
tained from Worcester, Mass. Johnson is
from 8an Franclsoo, and Utter is a col
lege boy of Ohio, who has done very good
work. These two men I expect will send
In their signed contracts within a short
“There lg not much more to be said
about the players, is there? They will be
gin to show up in two or three weeks,
and will start practice. The fans will have
aji opportunity to see them at work,
and the favorites can be selected and
played as heavily as the talent desires.”
The Score Cards.
An announcement of general interest
made by Manager Vaughan was to the
effect that he would personally take
charge of the score cards this season.
“In the past,” he said, ‘‘the score cards
have not given general satisfaction, but
in the future everybody will get what is
wanted in that line. I shall make it my
business to Bee that the score cards
contain the proper information for the
fans, that the line-ups are correct, and
that everything is so arranged as to be
of some service to the fans. The score
cards will no longer be distributed free
of charge, but will be sold at a small
price, as is done in every other league
town In this country.”
Manager Vaughan said he had not vis
ited the grounds, but would do so In a
day or two. He will take charge of the
necessary work out there and will have
everything put into first-class shape at
the earliest possible moment.
The Business Manager.
Questioned relative to the announce
ment that he had signed Clarence Hug
gins to act as business manager of the
club, Manager Vaughan stated that the
report was somewhat premature.
“I did not desire to take it upon myself
to employ Huggins,” he said, “but ar
ranged with him to leave t/he matter to
the directors of the club. Huggins is a
brother to Miller Huggins of Cincinnati,
the second baseman, and was for four
or five years business manager of the St.
Paul club in the American association.
He is Just the sort of man that is needed
in Birmingham; practical and experienced
in the work. I am unable to look after
the business Interests and the field at
the same time and shall try to have
Huggins named as business manager of
the club. Every other club in the league
has a business manager, and Birmingham
has no excuse to offer for having none.”
DESIRES A MATCH
Charles G. Stone Challenges Any
White Man Who Is a Professional
On Any Reasonable Conditions.
Charles G. Stone, professional wrestler,
last nljrht repeated his challenge to wrestle
with any man in the world, for any purse,
at any weight and under any reasonabla
Stone said that he had heard rumors
of an acceptance to his challenge by
"Kid” Murphy of Cleveland, but up to a
late hour he had received no notice of
any acceptance. He said he has been in
Birmingham two weeks or more and so 1
far had been unable to arrange a match
with any one.
"I bar nobody who la white. I would
rather wrestle at catch as catch can, and
to weigh between 209 and 211 on the mat.
1 will not meet any man who Is not a
professional, as It would be anything near
an equal proposition. 1 would prefer to
wrestle at the Birmingham Athletic club.
"In the recent past 1 have met such
men as Carl Metzan of Minneapolis, Leo
Grand, Eric Ericsson, Tom Nelson of
Cleveland, Wilt Maynard, Tom Hallett
and others of that class. I can be ad
dressed at the Ellis hotel or through The
BASKETBALL AT Y. M. C. A.
Teams Will Play This Afternoon.
Pour of the teams of the Preparatory
Students' Basket Ball league will play the
regular scheduled games on the associa
tion gymnasium floor this afternoon, the
first game beginning at 4 o'clock. The
Birmingham Classical School team will
play East I.ake High School, and Ensley
High School will meet the team from
Pratt City High SchooL All teams are
practicing constantly and some excellent
players are being developed; their individ
ual and team work being seldom equalled
by preparatory students, notwithstanding
the fact that most of the boys have played
the game only a few weeks.
The league Is composed of six team*,
four of which play every Friday. The
other teams beside those mentioned above
are University High School and Y. M.
C. A. student teams. The games next Fri
day afternoon, January 26, will be Univer
sity High School vs. Y. M. C. A. students
and Pratt City High School vs. East
Lake High School.
The league standing to date Is as fol
Team. . P. W. L. P.C.
Birmingham Classical ....2 2 0 1000
Y. M. C. A. Students.3 3 0 1000
Pratt City H. S.3 2 1 .666
Ensley High School.3 1 2 .333
East Lake High School_4 1 3 .260
University High School...3 0 3 . 000
The girl students of the East Lake,
Pratt City and Ensley High schools will
be the guests this afternoon, a large
crowd being expected from each school.
Miss Lucy May Flewellen, Miss Anna
Adams and Miss Stella Calmus will chape
rone the East Lake delegation, and the
crowd from Ensley will be chaperoned
by Miss Virginia Boothe and Miss Bertha
All ladies are admitted free to these
games, whether students of any of the
schools or not. All who are interested in
athletic and physical work among boys
are cordially Invited to be present.
Amalgamated Declares Dividend,
New York, January 18.—The directors
6f the Amalgamated Copper company de
clared a quarterly dividend today of 1H
per cent. The two previous dividends
were of lti per cent each.
An Expensive Slang Phrase.
From the 8uccess Magazine.
Once in a while a bit of slang Is so ex
pressive it becomes Incorporated into the
language as an allowable idiom. One of
the most striking of these Is "making
good." It hus come to have not simply a
general but a specflc meaning. It Illus
trates the Idea of competition; it Indi
cates that under Intense modern methods
It is only he who succeeds that can. in
the long run. win recognition. Recom
mendations. testimonials, requests from
eminent men. all fall before the stern de
cree you must "make good.”
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First Tiding of the New
(Waist Department Second Floor Front)
Before the first real touch of winter’s withering grasp—come harbingers of
spring in shape of the new waists. Dreams of beauty and elegance—poems of real
lace and hand-made embroidery trimmed more lavishly and elaborately than ever
We thought last year that we had climbed to the zenith of beauty in our
lingerie waist display; now we know we then only at the horizon. Take a
look at the new things and see for yourself. The prices range from 95c to $20.00—
and the range of waist beauty is just as great;
Beautiful lingerie waists, lavishly
trimmed with baby Irish German
Valenciennes and hand embroidery.
Dutch yoke back and front; bishop
cuff sleeves, also trimmed In baby
Irish and German Val. Has tucked
back with yoke running 1 £• f|fl
all around. Price.
Beautiful lingerie waists, made
almost entirely of German Valen
ciennes set off very effectively with
tiny tucks; Dutch yoke, front and
back; very long cuffs coming above
elbow. The sleeves of Val. lace and
embroidery are very effective. This
waist has soft crash collar and is
one of the most beautiful numbers
in our great stock. 41i 1 O Pin
Lingerie waists of sheer soft ma
terial, trimmed in baby Irish and
German Val. lace. The fullness over
bust is confined by dainty tucks and
the back of the waist is completely
tucked; the front is entirely made
of baby Irish and German Val. lace,
put on in Grecian border effects;
the sleeves are short with plaited
frills edged with baby dtlO rtfl
Irish lace. Price,.JplU.UU
Handsome mulls and German Val.
waists with Dutch yoke formed of
Val. and daintily tucked medallions,
back trimmed to match; fullness
put in with clusters of Val. lace and
tucks, the whole making a very
beautiful front; short sleeves with
cuffs of Val. lace and tucked in
fancy designs. a.q qo
India Iinon waists, with imported
French embroidered front in shield
effect. Long cuffs made of tucks
and German Val. laca qo
Beautiful waists of soft sheer
Dyke points, formed by Val. lace
and insertion; long cuffs, elaborate- S
ly trimmed with lace and &o Qfi
Dainty lingerie waists with front I
of embroidery, Val. lace and tucks;
tucked back and long sleeves, trim
med with lace and series (|n QQ
of fine tucks. Price..,...
The New Spring Skirts.
The new spring skirts are crowding into the store in a steady stream that
promises to push the heavier winter goods into the back ground. ' It’s perfectly
natural that our display being the largest and best in this section should also be the
first in line. The mild weather of the past week has started a strong demand for
these goods, and it was well that we planned to have them here so early.
It’s a good time to call and see the skirt, display while it is its at best. Suppose
you come this week:
Women’s Black Skirts of fine her
ringbone worsted, in circular effects
with front and back made with
panel of four knife plaits. qo
Women’s Black Skirts of chiffon
Panama, with cluster of plaits,
forming box plaits and handsome
panel effects. (j&C QQ
Women’s Black Skirts of chiffon
Panama, made with nine gores and
finished from the knee to the hem
with three strap seams Ol 1 qq
at each gore. Price.... l"*/”
Women’s Black Worsted Skirts,
made with four double box plaited
panels, finished with four plaits
circling the skirt above aiq
the hem. Price.
Women’s handsome Skirts of fine
quality chiffon mohair In handsome
circular effects. 4* 1-J QQ
Women's Skirts of grey unfin
ished worsteds, in circular effect,
with panel front and 2-fold circling
above the hem. qq
Women’s handsome Skirts of faaicy
worsted, with very wide fold cir
cling the skirt, the whole making a
very uandsome circular 1 QQ
Women Skirts of black and white
Scotch plaids, in Princess circular
effects, with strap trimming back
Two-piece circular Skirts, front
made with slot seam, button trim
med, anu the back with inverted
box plaits; the material of the skirt
is a fine quality of Scotch plaid
worsted. rft.1 q QO
Women's handsome Skirts of in
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ON SPEAKING TOUR
Sam Small Will Debate With
FUNERALOF MATCH WOMAN
Atlanta Peddler Leaves Considerable
Property and Is Said to Have Been
a Great Beauty In Her
Atlanta, January 18.—(Special.)—R. B.
Russell of Winder, who yesterday ten
dered to the governor his resignation as
judge of the superior court for the west
ern Judicial circuit for the purpose of
making a more active campaign for gov
ernor, was In the city today on his way
to Southwest Georgia where he goes to
make several speeches.
Judge Russell expressed himself as high
ly gratified with the situation and stated
that now that he was practically free
from his court duties with the exception
of two or three motions which he has to
hear, he would make a more active cam
paign than ever.
Judge Russell goes from Atlanta to Col
quitt, Miller county. He has not yet made
his arrangements with regard to addresses
but will do so when he reaches that ooun
try. Judge Russell will cover on this trip
Miller, Early, Calhoun and Baker coun
ties, and will be gone about ten days.
Discuss Negro Question.
Sam W. Small today received an ae-'
ceptance from Congressman T. W. Hard
wick of the Tenth congressional district,
of his challenge to enter with him into
a joint debate upon the negro disfranohlse
ment proposition. The first speeches of
this Joint debate and the only ones whloh
have yet been arranged for will be held
at Barnesvllle, Ga-, on January 26, Fri
day of next week.
It will be recalled that as the result
of a newspaper article from Mr. Small
which was criticised In a speech by Con
gressman Hardwick, Mr. Small challenged
him to enter a Joint debate In Maoon dur
ing the holidays. Mr. Hardwick declined
at that time because he had to return to
Washington. But he has since written Mr.
Small that he is ready to meet him on
the subject on the date named and Mr.
Small has promptly accepted this arrange
ment. The debate on thle subject between
Mr. Small and Mr. Hardwick will be look
ed forward to with no small Interest.
Funeral Service* Over Match Woman.
Funeral services were held this after
noon over the body of the late Miss
Rowena Peyton, the old match woman,
and tomorrow morning the body will be
taken via the Georgia railroad through
Augusta tP Mlllette, Barnwell county,
3. C„ where she will be burled In the
>ld Furse family cemetery near that place.
Miss Peyton was a granddaughter of the
late United States Senator Furse Peyton
A Word to You:
There are more openings In Oregon, Washington and
Idaho In every line of Industry than anywhere else In the
Union. Our new and handsomely Illustrated 88-page book,
"OREGON WASHINGTON, IDAHO AND THEIR RE
SOURCES,” tells all aoout the three states. (Four cents in
Our beautiful panoramic folder, “THE COLUMBIA RIVER
THROUGH THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS TO THE PA
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less Columbia River. (Four cents in Stamps.) Write today,
stamps.) Write today.
The Union Pacific from the East gives you an opportunity
of a delightful side trip to Yellowstone National Park.
A. L. CRAIG, General Passenger Agent
The Oregon Railroad & NavigationCo
No young man should overlook the wonderful
opportunities in Oregon, Washington and Idaho
of South Carolina, and is said to have
been quite a beauty in her day. She
leaves considerable valuable property,
most of which was acquired in peddling
matches and soap around the streets of
Atlanta. Miss Peyton was 72 years old.
Want Him to Stay at Home.
In connection with the discharge of
Captain Langdon Bowie of Rome as su
perintendent of the Confederate Soldiers'
home, the home trustees passed a resolu
tion to the effect that while they did not
desire to restrict the liberty of the old
veterans any more than necessary, they
are opposed to any large number of the
Inmates leaving the home at night or of
the officers being absent at that time for
fear of fire and disaster to the more in
It is said to have been Captain Bowie's
action in permitting a large number of
the veterans to come into the city to at
tend a political meeting that caused the
action of the board. Captain Bowie's
friends deny that he was responsible for
Capt. W. M. Thompson, who was chosen
superintendent to succeed him, is a former
| Atlanta police officer and a well known
Confederate veteran. It Is thought he will
make an able and an acceptable officer.
The report of the treasurer showed that
It cost exactly $117.04 per inmate per year
to maintain those in the home.
The trustees decided to employ the ser
vices of an expert gardener to beautify
the grounds around the home.
Governor Goes to Tampa.
Governor Terrell will go to Tampa to
night accompanying Mrs Terrell, who
Is going to Cuba with a party of friends
both for pleasure and on account of her
he»'th. Mrs. Terrell will be away about
tv j weeks. Governor Terrell will return
to the city Monday morning.
Charter for 8avannah Bank.
The Exchange Bank of Savannah, with
a capital stock of $100,000, was today
granted a charter by Secretary of State
Philip Cook. The leading charter member
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L. & N., E. & T. H. and C. & E. I.
2Veatlbuled Threii|h Trains Dally
NASHVILLE TO CHICAGO & f
THROUGH SLEEPERS am DAY COACHE8
NEW ORLEANS TO CHICAGO
OINIHO CAPS StnVINO ALL MEALS EN ROUTS
D. B. HILLMAN, 0. P. A.. S. L ROQPRS, Oaa. Agt
■VANSVILLC ma. NAAMV'LLI. TKNR,
of this new bank Is Hon. W. W. Osborne,
solicitor general of the eastern circuit,and
Savannah's well-known politician. The
other Incorporators are Slgo Myers and
A. J. Garfunkel, both of Savannah.
When It prints good, tt At A good
The OAwk Engraving Ca
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