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No matter what the hour, day or night, the doctor leaves that pre scription, just ’phone us (1107) and we will send for it and deliver it im mediately when filled. We receive superfine candies daily and keep them fresh in refrigerator. Most complete stock of periodicals and light literature in the city. Our cigar department is headquar ters for fastidious smokers. JOHN L. PARKER Two Drug Stores. Woodward Bldg. Five Points. Down-town store open all niffht. TENNESSEE COLLEGE FANS ARE ACTIVE BY THE END OF THIS WEEK IT IS EXPECTED 300 MEN WILL BE TRYING FOR THE VARIOUS TEAMS. Nashville. February 4.—(Special.)—The J various colleges In this vicinity, especial- j ly Vanderbilt, University of Nashville, Sewanee and Cumberland, are collecting together their baseball material for the approaching season. Calls will he sent out this week for candidates and by Feb ruary 10, providing weather conditions permit, there will he 300 young athletes on the different fields trying for places on the 'varsity clubs. *ne outlook is exceed ingly bright for strong squads and each college is predicting a successful year. Vanderbilt will have most of her old men back, ns will the Maroons, but as for the Tigers and Lebanon boys but lit tle is known as to tne return to the field ( of last year'8 veterans. Good scnedules , have been arranged by each of the uni versities and the ball fields hereabouts will present busy appearances until well Into the summer. Manager Elgin of the University of Nashville states that liis squad will be , stronger than ever. H. M. McOowan, ! the crack slabman, has been named as ( captain. With any kind of luck Manager Elgin predicts that the Maroons will re deem themselves for the many defeats they have met within recent years, both on the diamond and the gridiron. The | team is on the hustle for a good coach a nd probably some member of the. local | league team will be selected. The preparatory schools are also get ting busy and from the way reports are coming In there will be more clubs In Middle Tennessee this year than ever before. All told there will be no less than thirty contesting for honors. The Mooney school, at MurfresborO, has engaged Johnny Douus, last year with me Brooklyn Nationals, to do the coach ing. He will have some good timber to wade through and to beat Mooney this year the otner lesser lights will have to get up and do some tall hustling. The prospects at Bowen are also good and the same may he said of Branham and Hughes, Morgan. Castle, Heights, Mf Tyeire, Luma and the others. WILL SEND TEAM. Birmingham Will Be Represented at the Bowling Contest. Progress was reported yesterday in the Arrangements being made to have a team ©f at least five men represent Birmingham at the National Bowling tournament, to be held In Louisville in the near future. Local bowlers are taking active inter est in the matter, and it is probable that a tournament will he held in one of the alleys to determine upon the make-up of the team. Several meetings have been held relative to the matter already, and another meeting will be hold in the next few days when the arrangements will be practically completed. DRS. DOZIER & DOZIER MEDICO-8URQICAL AND ELEC TRO-THERAPEUTIC IN8TI TUTE, 117/2 N- Twenty-flr«t Street. BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA. ID* O. Doiler. Dr. Bjrran Doiler. A strictly high-class Institute for the scientific treatment of all Chronic, Nervous. Blood. Skin, Rectal, Female and Genito-Urlnary diseases. Deform ities, Tumors. Stiff Joints, Cancer, Lupus. Malignant Ulcers. Rheuma tism. Tuberculosis and Consumption. Hemorrhoids, Varlcocsls, Hernia and Venereal diseases of e*ery name, nature, form and character ars also treat ed, and a legal guar antee of Cure will Be Given In every Case. Our equipment, consisting of well kept proscription department, TC-Roy. Violet Ray. Static and Oalvano-Far adlo apparatus. Super-Heated Air. Arc Light Cabinet. Hurka Nebulizer iid Osone Inhalation for nose, throat and lungs, and a thoroughly equipped Rurgical Department, modem and up to-date In every particular, give us a nrestlge over all competitors In A*a bama In our special line of practice. CORRESPONDENCE INVITED Consultation and examination free. Terms liberal and confidence held Inviolate. Office hours 8 a. m. to 7 p. m. Sundays, 8 a. m. to 1 p. m. A FEW OF MANY ENDORSE MENTS FROM THE PRESS: The Llrmlngh-m Ledger: Drs. Do zier are without doubt the best known specialists in the 8outh. and their fame Is due entirely to their great skill. The Rlrmlnghnm News: Both Drs. O. T. and Rvron Dozier are reliable and experienced physicians and sur geon*. who do*«rve the great suocess which ha* been and 1* theirs. Age-Hearld: Drs. Dozier's long standing and approved abilities en title them to the proud distinction of standing at the head of their profes sion. The Rev, Dr, Stagg Preaches at the First Presbyterian GOD IS FOUND IN COSMOS Faith Not Conditioned on Miracles, the Falling of Stars, or Natural Phenomena—Deistic Concep tion of God. The Rev. Dr. J. W. Stagg. pastor of the First Presbyterian church, filled his pulpit us usual yesterday morning, taking as his text: "Except ye see signs and won ders ye will not believe"—John 4:18. He said in part: There is a form of proof wrhich lies pat ent upon the truth itself that wre ignore, and which ought to be satisfactory, but w'lueli is often set aside because of our craving for the supernatural. All of which proves there is something in the best of us that makes us seek for the extraor dinary. It was the rebuke of this dispo sition that called forth the text. After all faith is not conditioned upon the miracu lous, and the miracle does not play so large a part in the story of the gospel, nor do the claims of Christ rest so en tirely upon it, as many suppose. It is remarkable, this passion which all over the world and in all ages of.man obtain for the marvelous and supernatu ral, It is found in those who in their dreams are longing for extraordinary for tune, without putting forth the labor by which it shall be acquired, longing for the gift of the fairy who. with magic wand, shall transmute the base into gold. It Is found in those who indulge in dreams of honor and cultivate the sentiment of am bition without being willing to undergo the sacrifice by wrhich a genuine reputa tion must bo achieved. It marks those who in the exigencies of life seek supernatural assistance without making the effort which shall bring the needed relief. It is characteristic of those who wish to leap by a single hound from conscious imper fection to the highest ideal of charac ter without being willing to go down Into the earnest and patient battle with wliat is corrupting and impure in their make up. Which means that all realm in which man moves affects him according to his notions, and none of his notions affect him so seriously as those he entertains about God and the material world about him. Tills desire for the supernatural has robbed him of many of the helps of the natural, and in his desire for the spec tacular lie lias lost the impress of orderly nature, always at work for his good. The deistic conception of God puts him out of the world while nature runs itself, and this in turn lias devoloped what men call naturalism, which means nature and God separated, and this thinking has been brought about because man has re fused to seek God in the world, and bus insisted upon regarding him as separated from It. This false view of nature has produced nil equally false view »>f the supernatural. Roth insist on a self-run ning world, which excludes the super natural, except as interference, omens jyid prodigies. in much of man's history God has been sought for in strange and striking events, in marvelous coincidences, Instead of the orderly movement and progress of human life and society. A storm, drought, flood, epidemic have meant more than the men tal and moral progress of the race. Men do not look for God In the moral realm, but in the field of physical prodigy. The arguments for God’s existence are not In falling stars, or eruptions of the earth, but in the whole cosmic movement being guided by the Divine Will, and being an expression of a divine purpose; and the reasons for the presence of God among men is not the working of signs and won ders upon occasion, but that history Is building itself according to a great or derly plan, which has its beginning in the will of Him who is all and over all. Prom this viewpoint of the divine im minence God's familiar methods are just as divine as are his other ways that are “past finding out.’’ A divine purpose, a moral development, in a word a tendency which has God as its director and His purpose as Its aim, is the only way for life or history or society to be Intel ligible. This purpose cannot be traced in all the details of existence. Specific inter pretations are apt to take one astray, but the existence of an all-wise and all-em bracing purpose is necesuw'ry to theistlc faith. If God were felt to be In the world and not beyond it. and if men were always persuaded of this fact, a vast amount of confusion and some considerable rubbish would be eliminated from their thought, for what Is ordinary today was extraor dinary but yesterday, and what the fath ers supposed to take place by Immediate divine interposition is seen today to come under the reign of natural law. so that the better one understands the workings of nature the wider is her application and the easier we live without the super natural. The better we understand the world in which we are, the more we see the purpose, in atoms and stars and suns, of Him who made them and established the ways or their coming up and going down. Nature’s laws are His ordinances, and an orderly law-governed world is a piece of handiwork worthier of the Su preme Being than Titanic forces and cha otic movements. Scrong in the Human. So strong the bout. In the hunwn, for the extraordinary that it has made the tight against the truth always and every where. 'Phe orderliness of the heavens had to tight against sings and wonders in meteors, eclipses and comets, which pre saged famine or pestilence or death, all supported by scripture which was suppos ed to reveal the mind of Him who is the author of the natural. Texts of scripture have given the ground work for theories of storm and lightning, and truth has had to struggle nowhere harder than with her own friends. The histor> of disease is interesting, not alone because it is the history of suffering, but because it is the history of how men felt about God. The great epidemics have been either a visitation from above or else due to the devil, and to seek relief by natural means was an endeavor to baffle providence. Inuoculatlon and vaccination have had their battles because men entertained strange nations about God and how the world was related to Him. in Edinburgh a whole presbytery was shocked because it was suggested that instead of a day of fasting as a safeguard against an epidemic of cholera, that ah Intelligent observance of sanitary laws was better, and that the time be spent in cleaning that otherwise would have been spent in fasting, which teaches that God is as near when we observe his laws as he could possibly be when he is supposed to intervene by direct interven tion, and that through the sunshine and the shower, the coming and the going of the seasons, we receive our daily bread Just as literally as though it were handed to us directly from our Father’s hand. If we descend from this broader plane of the working of God in the world of things to his work among his intelligent creatures, it may be observed that char acter is mightily affected by whether a man believes that about his life there is this wreat plan and purpose, as large as a world, and as small as the individual, or not. And this depends, not upon an ap peal to the extraordinary, which, with so many finds its verification in the emo tions. Matter of Principle. Religion is as much a matter of prin- I ciple as of sentiment; it draws upon fac ulty of the soul; it demands the exercise of reason and judgment; it demands the assent of conscience; it calls for the re cognition of the will; it appeals to the of fections. But when we seek for convic tion from other sources we are under the necessity of deciding just what nature of emotion shall determine our place In the great plan of our Heavenly Father. We are more than likely to select a pleasanter one as indicating rightness, and the more painful ones as indicating badness, but in a scheme as large as life, shame and sorrow, pain and joy, all have their place, just as sunshine and frost and ice have theirs in nature. The one is as friendly as the other. When we make a benign influence out of the shin ing of the sun. and an evil one out of the burning of fire; we have come to the position of the wild man In history, and have made gods good and bad. But when we recognize the operation of the laws that govern both, the one may be as friendly to life as the other. LiKewise the laws of grace must be observed In their control over hearts and souls. There is no way by which emotion can measure the cool, thinking and reflecting man in precisely the same way as you would the enthusiastic and impulsive. The reverent student can find God In the heavens and in the formations of the j earth, and the reverent heart can find j Him in the experiences that make life. , There is a walking here by faith as truly j as ever Abraham walked by faith. It is a type of faith in God that was taught in the sermon on the Mount, wherein this big world with its currents and tides that cross and recrosses, not a sparrow* can fall to the ground without the knowl edge of the Father, and where the hairs of one’s head in their numbering teaches the* intimate knowledge of the individual on the* part of the creator; makes a teach ing large enough for a general providence and a particular one too. What Christ Taught. For what Chirst. actually taught was that God is concerned with atoms as much as with worlds, and is as particular about Individuals as about races, and to be mineful of cither must of necessity mean that he Is mindful of both. To bo too particular in describing the single es cape, in time of disaster, of the individu al, at the time that there was great loss of life, on (he part of many, is to give an Idea of God that will not stand close scrutiny, and to give a teaching of provi dence that is too narrow for the control of a body ns large as tho human family, or a globe as big as the wrorld. That the world should make its circuit from day to day with all its mighty con cerns and life be kept as safely as It Is, is calculated to produce the feeling of security in the nearness of the all wise, better than the old Jewish idea that one nation of men should be especially re garded by Him at the expense of all oth er nations. Beyond doubt He has pur poses that belong to the life of a par ticular people and sometimes the reveal ing of these purposes appears to en courage the idea of particular care, hut in truth, the old dispensation was for the purpose of making possible the new, and the selected of the past were chosen for the electing of those in tho present, for through the ages, one increasing pur pose runs. This is a world where men must live, hut also where men must w'ork. The his tory, not alone of individuals, but of nations also, shows that work Is done better where life and its relationships are apprehended in God. It Is the monotony of life that makes it burdensome to most people; there never is enough coloring to make the picture tine to those who live for today, and do not hear tomorrow call in the now. The present moment is worth nothing to him who does not see the next future moment in the birth throes. There is more of God s purpose In what we do from day to day than the Irreverent sup pose, and the apprehending of this pur This Morning at 10 o’clock in Gelders’ Hall 20th Street, corner4th Ave. Mrs. Helen Armstrong gives her first lessons at the Cooking School by gas, under auspe cies of Ladies’ Aid So ciety, First Presby terian Church. Course tickets $1.00. A single lesson for 25c. Gas Range Free for best Cake. It is donated by Birming ham Railway, Light & Power Co. pose may be described as the largest stimulus to noble doing. Genius and Dullness. Genius has its strength over dullness, but it is not ingcnlus to get around the monotony of existence unless it he linked with aims beyond it. It is like looking at a picture; you can change the lights and you change the distances too; you try this position, and then you try that, and sometimes it forever appears blurred. Most good workers have understood the art of waiting, and they have learned what it is to be persistent; sometimes a hero hasr died in his laboratory before his work had been discovered. Here, then, is the temptation to crave a stimulus, and it usually takes the form of a desire for Immediate reward. Many hands have fallen down and the work abandoned because there were no signs and wonders from the skies of life. If by the movement of the hand men could be transformed, or if by a like movement things could be transmuted, it would seem that life would be more easily lived, but It is not difficult to see that character would not be made, and that capacity for that which is beyond the present would not be created. The shaping influences around a nmn are precisely the ordinary grind of the upper and nether mill stone of life, and not those supernal lights that fall from suns and stars. Results belong to that part of life which, the old Greek philoso pher Epictetus, said made the half with which he was not concerned. None of us, in this life, are competent to measure that. A man's dying may mean more than his living. Its expedient, according to the teaching of Christ for the mightiest influences to be withdrawn, for weakness can come to strength only by taking away strength and letting weakness stand alone. We do not understand enough of j the articulation of God’s great plan to pass on such matters. That plan is made up of myriads of minute parts, wheels revolving in wheels, each having its appropriate function, and with mo tions that are retrogade as well as mo tions that are progressive; with action and with reaction. This makes the great plan of God with men playing on the •human stage. In the hereafter is the gathering up time and the expounding time. Then the little takes It place along side of the large; after that there Is nothing any more relative. It will be plain then what is In shadow' now'. Then the honest effort, however humble, the cup of cold water, and the crust of bread which none knew except the hand from wnlch it fell; all toil, high or low, will be made one in the mighty scheme of Him w'ho co-la bored with men in the bringing of the invisible kingdom through the training hero In the visible. It is not, then, in the appeal to the heavens for the manifstation for the di vine, but the finding of the track of the Father In the shop, and In the mill, and at the ledger, and in the profession, and on the street, and In the place of squalor, and of want, that we find the best testi mony of the existence of Him who is able to make alive forever more. SLAGPILE SIFTINGS Manager Smith of Atlanta has forward ed a contract for 1906 to he signed by First Baseman Bob Stafford. Jt looks like Smith intends to keep Stafford himself and give give him another try-out for the team. Big Ed Pabst, formerly with Montgom ery et al. In the Southern league, co operator witli Krug in the kangaroo act to the Pacific roast, and well known through the southern circuit, is playing tile ponies at New Orleans and announces that lie has retired from baseball for ever. Mike Finn arranged the Southern league schedules several times, and for two or three seasons lias been chief of the sched ule department for the South Atlantic league, lie has already arranged and an nounced the schedule for the S. A. K.. and is now busily at work with President Kavanaugh fixing ttie dates for the South ern league clubs for 1906. Finn wears tlie proud title of "Boss Schedule Maker." Willie Hoppe has accepted the chal lenge issued by George F. Slosson for the championship at 18-inch balk-line bil liard. two In. Hoppe recently won the world's championship from Vignattx. the French master, lie announces that If lie defeats Slosson he would like to play Jacob Sliaefer, Ids former teacher. it is announced In ijondon that Alfred Milne, designer of yachts in Glasgow, has received a commission from Sir Thomas IJpton to build a raxier that will win the America cup next spring. So far Upton has refused to say whether or not he will issue a challenge for the cup. Mobile will be In the Cotton States 1 league again, the trouble about the park having been arranged. A city league will have the use of the park when the club is on the road, but the whole arrange ment Is to be called oft' if the Southern league awards the Gulf City a franchise. The chances for the Southern league fran chise are somewhat scarce. Ike Durrett has signed eight pitchers and three catchers so tar. The latest ac quisitions to the Montgomery club are Me Alecs, said to be a star backstop, from I he Northern league, and McCrane. also reported as a wonder, from Connie Mack of Philadelphia. McCrane is a pitched who is expected to set the entire league on edge with his curves, drops and shoots. Hank O'Day has announced that he will again handle the indicator in the Na tional league. Fans everywhere are glad they will again be regaled with the stories usually credited to Hank. Madame Humbert to Be Released. Paris, February 4.—The Figaro tills morning says that Madame Theresa Humbert, the swindler, will be released from prison today and that Domain d'Au rignac lias Jt ft for Kennes oecompanted by a nurse to bring her to Paris. The paper adds that the state of Mme. Hum bert's health has become much worse recently. Will Examine Indian Cattle. Washington, February 4.—A citizen of Texas having gone to India to import a herd of about 100 head of Indian cattle Known to be immune from the fever pro ducing tick, which he will introduce into his herd in Texas, the department of agriculture has sent a veterinarian to India to Inspect the cattle with a view to securing their entrance into this country free from any other disease. Senator Heyburn is Better. Washington, February 4.—Senator Hey burn of Idaho, who is ill with an attack of appendicitis, was reported as slightly better today. The attack is proving more severe than expected, but the attending physicians are making every effort to keep from an operation. The condition of Representative Hitt of Illinois, chairman of the House for eign committee, continues encouraging, although he is still confined to his bed. Hermitage, sign painter is at Seven teenth street between First and Second avenues. As usual the most difficult work solicited. Get prices. 2-4-3t ROOSEVELT'S AIM IS CAREER III SENATE Will Not Seek Re-election as President IS A BORN POLITICIAN Curtis Says President After Taking Hunting Trip Expects to Be Senator From New York. i Chicago, February 4.~(Special)—William E. Curtis sends the following dispatch from Washington to the Record-Her ald: Jacob Riis may seek notoriety by pro claiming a third term for the President, and other idolaters may hope and pray for such a thing, but Theodore Roosevelt will not be betrayed or become entangled by his fool friends. His destiny Is marked out for him, and when he has finished his presidential term he hopes to get a job at the other end of the avenue. In the meantime he intends if possible to travel and do a little shooting. He saw a good deal of Europe, and went as far as Constantinople during his college days, but that was a good while ago, and things have changed since. He has a great desire to go around the world. He wants to visit India, China and Japan and the Philippine Islands have irresistible at tractions for him. If he could be spared tomorrow he would start for Manila and have Leonard Wood ready to meet him with a couple of guns and horses on Ills arrival for a plunge Into the primeval forest. He can think of nothing that he would enjoy more, and talks about it continually with his intimate friends. But that would be only a diversion; he could not find steady employment as a hunter and traveler, and his ambition rests upbn a seat in the United States Senate. There has been some talk of making him president of Harvard college, and if you will make inquiries at Cambridge you will find many people who consider the mat ter as good as settled. Down there they will tell you that although President Eliot is old and weary, he intends to hang on until the end of Roosevelt’s term and keep the presidential chair warm for him. But, although a scholar by instinct and devoted to the welfare of his alma mater, Colonel Roosevelt does not feel fitted for such a position. It does not suit his taste. He wants a more active life, and likes politics better than any other occupa tion. There is one thing certain, and that is he does not Intend to be placed on the shelf. When his term as President expires he will be a few months past 51 years old; i just at the prime of manhood, and the pe riod of highest usefulness. Two-thirds of j our Presidents were older than that wlnyi, ; they were Inaugurated. He has not tile ; slightest idea of a third term; he knows that such a thing is impossible and in violation of the traditions of the country, and not only has authorized no one to j suggest such a thing, but the talk is very I offensive to him. He makes no secret of his ambition to come to the Senate from the state of New York. He talks about it freely, and anyone who lias doubts on the subject has only to call at the White House and introduce that topic of con versation. The President will tell him frankly that he intends to hunt and travel for a year or so and then resume his active interest in politics and make the Senate if possible. He declares frankly that ills ambition lies there, and that he hopes to realize it. Ho cannot help being a leader. He is built that way. The term for which Senator Platt was elected expires simultaneously with that of President Roosevelt, March 3. 1909. Sen ator Platt will be 7t> years old and Sen ator Depew will be 78 on those dates, and It is not likely that either of them will care to serve any longer. At any rate, one of those two seats will no doubt be available by the time the President Is ready to move out of the White House, and the signs in the sky do not re- . quire an astrologer to determine whether he is preparing for such a contingency. | Ho was always against the machine until be came to the White House, but while President he has recognized it as entitled to consideration. His first prominence in politics was gained as mutineer at the presidential convention of 1884, and he has never been in entire harmony with the bosses. He believes in organization, however, and you may be sure that from this time on he will have a hand in what ever happens in the politics of New York. Ex-PresldentB ought to go to the Sen ate as representatives of the country at large. There ought to tie a constitutional amendment requiring them to pass from the White House to the Capitol immedi ately upon the Inauguration of their suc cessors and to remain there for life: first, because their experience and knowledge would be of the greatest benefit to the country; second, they would be free from partisan and personal motives, and, third, they would lie placea upon a pedestal where their reputations could not be damaged or dignity soiled. If General Grant had gone to the Senate he might have been preserved front the conspirators of whom lie was a victim in Wall street, and President Cleveland would not now be sitting as an umpire of insurance squabbles. There are two precedents for Colonel Roosevelt to follow, John Quincy Adams was 02 years old when he left the White House and two years later accepted an election to the Twenty-second Congress, where he served eighteen years, and Congress prolited by his wisdom and dis interested advice. Andrew Johnson came back to the Senate in 1875 for a vindica tion. He made one speech, in which he submitted a statement showing the fata of the members of that body who voted In favor of his Impeachment, and gloated over their misfortune. Then he went back to Tennessee and died. George Washington was made com mander in chief of the army after the ex piration of his second term: Thomas Jef ferson retired to Monticello, built the University of Virginia and devoted him self to letter writing and science, but kept his hand upon the throttle of the democratic party. Andrew Jackson be came a political dictator and was a recognized leader of the democracy until his death. Van Buren succeeded him and elected Polk and defeated Cass for the presidency. President Roosevelt can find plenty of other examples among his pred ecessors. But It would be very much more dig nified for a man who has been President lo enter the Senate as a right and an Inheritance Instead of being elected'after a political contest. SomeDOdy ought to introduce an amendment to the constitu tion. The subject has been discussed frequently. Everybody is In favor of it, just as everybody Is In favor of postpon ing inauguration day to pleasant weather, bet, somehow or other, the charges is not made. On the last day of the year 1900 Gen eral Harrison made a speech at the Co lumbia club of Indianapolis in which he referred to that frequently discussed top ic. "What Shall be Done With Ex-Presl dents?" and he sold lit a seml-Jocular way: "The decapitation of the ex-Presldent, when the oath of office nas been adminls XE I N W A Y MINIATURE GRAND PIANOS nave an tne cnar acteristic of the great concert grands in modi fied volume. It is a real grand piano. It occu pies a distinctive position between the uprights and the larger grands. Miniature urand Ebony—$750.00. I here is a scientific reason tor its size— 5 feet io inches. Come in and hear it— you will then know why Steinway makes nothing smaller. Sold by Jesse French Piano & Organ Co. J, II Holcombe, Manager. 2018 Second Avenue. Birmingham, Ala. We Have Hammered the Price on our $35.50 Steel Range Stoves down to $22.50. We have 100 to sell at this price. Come and Get One. Next Saturday February 10th we sell 4 pounds Good Luck Baking Powder far 25 cents. S. F. TEAGUE & CO. 2313 and 2315 Second Ave., Birmingham, Ala. OUR BUSINESS IS Selling, Renting and Repairing Typewriters, Can’t We Serve You? 0WING5 TYPEWRITER CO. Phone 721. 2105 Second Avenue. OUR SPECIALTIES SSffWSi:! I—.—mim iimimmiiirmiBii mini mu nr Heart Fencing Heidt-Nelson Coal and Lumber Co. Phones 943 Avenue C and 17th Street Ten years in business gives us a pretty fair knowledge of Coal We handle the better grades. 2 Yards Walker Goal Co. A Yards Birmimgham j&jS 27S j ! - frnsQP Bel1 lb,s Ld l^rObbe pe0p|es 93 BIRMINGHAM BOILER WORKS Manufacturers and Builders complete BLAST FURNACES, STAND PIPES, STEEL CHIMNEYS, TANKS, STEEL CONSTRUCTION IN ALL BRANCHES, INCLUDING JAILS. In our Repair Department we make a specialty of repairing and testing all kinds of boilers and structural work. Both 'Phones 1139. Office and Works—Fortieth Street and Tenth Avenue, North. “CLEANLINESS IS NAE PRIDE, DIRT’S NAE ^HON ESTY.” COMMON SENSE DICTATES THE USE OF SAPOLIO PREACHER WILL GO TO PRIZE FIGHT ATLANTA’S “FIGHTING PARSON” TRIUMPHANTLY FLOURISHES TICKET TO MILL—SAYS HE WILL BREAK UP THE SPORT. Atlanta. February 4.—(Special.)—Flour ishing a ticket in his right hand. Dr. Ben G. Broughton. Atlanta’s “fighting par son,” declared from the pulpit of the Tabernacle Baptist church tonight that he had procured a seat for the Degorote Fitzpatrlck prize fight scheduled to be pulled off on Peachtree street, the city’s fashionable thoroughfare, tomorrow night for the purpose of securing evidence to break up prize fighting in Atlanta. Dr. Broughton has a record for stren uousness and his declaration that he will attend the mill has created a stir in sporting circles. In the past few months a number of contests have been held on the quiet, but Dr. Broughton promises to show up the whole affair. tered to the successor would greatly vivi fy a somewhat tiresome ceremonial. And we may some time solve the newspaper problem, what to do with our ex-Presi dents. in that conclusive way. Until then 1 hope an ex-President may be permitted to live somewhere midway between the house of gossip and the crypt of mummy. He will know, perhaps, in an especial way, how to show’ the highest honor to the presidential^office, and the most cour teous deference* to the President. Upon great questions. howrever—especially upon questions of constitutional law—you must give an ex-President his freedom or the ax. and it is too late to give me the ax.” NOTICE! Effective Monday, Peb. 12, eur B’ham depet will not re. eeive or deliver freight after 1:00 p m. B’ham Ry. Lt. & Pewer Co REPAIRS AT PARK ABOUT COMPLETE FORCE OF CARPENTERS WHICH HAS BEEN AT WORK WILL BE DISCHARGED THIS WEEK—RE PAIRING DIAMOND. The force of carpenters which has been at work at the baseball park a week or more will complete its labors today, In the opinion of Manager Vaughan, and will be discharged. All repairs to the grand stand and other buildings have been made, and the changes mentioned sometime ago as decided upon have been completed. "Nothing more will remain for the car penters to do." said the big manager yes terday. "The right field fence has been moved in to prevent It from toppling over because of the encroachment qf the creek In that part of the park. The office has been located in a different place and ad ditional space afforded Its interior. Best of all. however, the new exit has been opened up at the far end of the smoker so that persons may pass out before the game is completed without disturbing other spectators or interfering with their view of the park. "Daddy Cook Is hard at work on the diamond, and Is fast getting it into ex cellent condition. He is continually raking and pounding it. and it Is already in good shape. Lots of sand has been dumped into the diamond to raise its level, so that the drainage will be better, and this, with the new drain pipe placed underground, will prevent the park being so badly flooded during and after heavy rains.”' FUNtRAL NOTICE. The friends and acquaintances of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Wallace are Invited to attend the funeral of their little daugh ter, Lucile May. from the family resi dence. 1031 Twelfth avenue, south, tnw morning at 10 o'clock.