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Court Without Exception Rules Against
Defendants in Savannah.
Savannah, Ga.. February 8.—Further
testimony relative to dealings of O. M.
Carter and R. F. Westcott, his father
in-law, with Reed & Flagg, brokers of
New York, was offered during the trial
of Greene aud Gaynor in the federal
court today. Franklin Ford, who was
cashier of the brokers’ firm during the
period of these operations, which ex
tended from 1893 to 1891 occupied the
stand the entire session. Objections
were offered by the defense to the in
troduction of much of Mr. Ford's tes
timony, the claim being that certain
records that were not at hand would
constitute better evidence. The court
held, however, that the time for the
defense's objections to have been made
was yesterday, when the witness was
first called to the staud and the line
of questioning that he would undergo
was Indicated.
Almost without exception the objec
tions offered by the defense have been
overruled by the court. Careful note
has been made throughput the trial of
exceptions taken by the defense, and
there can he no question that It Is
counsel's purpose, should the verdict
he against them, to appeal.
Roosevelt’s Name Did Not Cause Vio
lent Debate in Confederate Meeting.
Atlanta, Ua., February 8.—Col. John
S. Prather, commander of Camp A,
Wheeler’s Confederate cavalry, sub
mits the following, requesting as wide
publicity as possible:
“Whereas, publication has been made
that at a meeting of the camp of which
I am commander, held February 2,
1906, a resolution was offered to elect
President Roosevelt an honorary mem
ber, and that this was met with spir
ited opposition by the members pres
ent, and the motion was almost unani
mously voted down.
“Now, this Is to denounce the publl
cation referred to as a flagrant misrep
resentation of facts. I presided at the
meeting, and when the resolution was
ottered attention was simply called to
the fact that the by-laws of our asso
ciation prohibited any honorary mem
bers, and the resolution was promptly
withdrawn, was not even debated or
voted on, or any opposition voiced
against it.
"Commander Camp A, Wheeler’s Con
federate Cavalry.”
Your health depends upon the condition
of your blood. Keep it pure by taking
Hood's Sarsaparilla.
Sunday 11
Afternoon I LII* JL J. |
2:30 to 5 o’clock
24th Street and Ave. F
Full Brass Band
OS 25 Pieces
Admission Only 25c
The game of basketball to be played at
the Young Men's Christian association
this evening is expected to be one of the
best of the season. The Columbus team
will meet the association five in Its first
appearance in Birmingham. Under the
direction of E. E. Spencer, former ath
letic instructor of the Birmingham Ath
letic club, the team has arrived at a fine
point of perfection. The line-up of the
visitors iB as follows: J. H. Hodgins, cap
tain; Prowell, Bishop, Hopkins, Harris.
Hulbert, Strauss. Aldredge and Laird.
The association team is composed of
Captain Henry Chairsell. Sherrod. Vann,
Anderson. Estes, Sherrod. Hanna, Bullock
and McKinney. These men have been
in constant practice for several weeks
and expect to put up the best game of the
i season.
| Two charming parties of young women
have been selected to represent as spon
sors each of the squads, as follows: For
the Young Men’s Christian association.
Miss Iieonne Cosby, sponsor; Miss Mil
dred Tynes, Miss Bessie Moore, Miss Jes
sie Thompson, Miss Lizzie Morris Mason
and Miss Lueile Thompson, maids of hon
or. The white, red and black of the insti
tution will be carried by this party, ('hap
Hodges, Henley Smith, Will Wilson, Bev
erly Porter and Henry Hardin, Jr., will
act as escorts.
The white and blue of Columbus will be
worn by Miss Kathleen Nixon as sponsor,
Miss Nellie Nabers, Miss Estelle Nabb,
Miss Dorothy Orr, Miss Margaret McCor
mack Hnd Miss Edith Bowron os maids of
honor, and by Owen Gillespie, J. C. Nel
son, Hubert Smith, Smith Cullom and
Charles Reed as escorts.
A game of basketball will be played
this afternoon at the Young Men’s Chris
tian association between the Birmingham
Classical school team and the Young
Men's Christian association student team.
Those teams are tied for first place, neith
er have lost a game this season and they
are so evenly matched that the result is
awaited with Interest by the friends of
the players.
This game has been looked rorwara to
since the opening of the season as these
teams were picked as winners from the
start for the magnificent loving cup of
fered by the Young Men’s Christian a*so
I elation.
The young ladles from the Allen school
will be preseint to cheer the Classical
team, while the young ladles from the
i Birmingham Seminary will cheer for the
i Young Men’s Christian association team,
i The following will he the line-up:
Classical. Position. Y. M. C. A.
Pinkard . center Barrow
IGrande _right forward . Henning
i P.tooks . left forward . White
Wilkinson . right guard . Bridges
Stewart . legt guard . Arm's
Stiles . substitute Zwald
Reynolds . substitute Bethea
Two games of basket l>all were played at
; the Birmingham Athletic chib yesterday
afternoon between teams of the junior
league. The first game was won by the
Boys' High school team over the A<th
i letic club squad by n score of 14 to 8,
and the second was won by the Owenton
team from the Henley five by a score of
25 to 2.
The scores were iis follows:
First Game.
B. A. C. Points. P’ouls..
! Wertheimer, forward . 0 1
Whitfield, forward . 0 1
| Gusfleld, forward . 0 1
I Biddle, center . *1 4
I Saks, guard . 0 o
I McQueen, guard . 2 2
i Totals . 8 9
B. H. S. Points. Fouls.
Cobbs, forward . 2 1
Thomas, forward . 0 0
Currey, forward . 1 2
Dryer, center . 2 3
Going, guard . 9 3
j Estes, guard . 0 2
j Totals . 14 11
Second Game.
Owenton. Points. Fouls.
- Hanna, forward . 9 1
Walker, forward . 10 0
1 Self, center —.. 2 1
j Garner, center . 2 o
I Hamilton, guard .*. 0
Guthrie, guard . 2 3
Balsam, guard . 2 3
! Banks, guard . 0 0
Total . 25 7
Henley. Points. Fouls.
Christian, forward . 2 2
McCann, forward . 0 0
Jones, center . 0 1
Moffltt, guard . 0 4
Thomas, guard . 0 0
Totals . 2 7
The standing of the league is as follows:
Won. Lost. Pet.
B. H. S. I 0 1000
Owenton . 3 1 "60
B. A. C. 2 2 .500
U. H. 8. I 3 .250
Henley . o 4 .000
The last games r»f the season between
the color teams will he played at the
Athletic club tonight. The Reds will play
the Yellows, and the Blues and Whites
will mix things tip. There is great rivalry
as the championship still hangs In doubt.
The clubs now stand as follows:
Won. Lost. Pet
Reds . 3 2 .000
Blues . 3 2 -000
Whites . 2 3 400
Yellow's . 2 3 -400
Cargo of Cotton Damaged.
Venice, February 8 —A lighter with 410
i bales of cotton from the Austrian steam
1 or Alberta which arrived at Trlest Feb
ruary 2 from Galveston, Texas, caught
| fire yesterday and sank along side the
wharf. Two hundred and fifty of the
I bales were damaged by fire and water and
several were destroyed.
Effective Monday, Feb. 12,
our B’hana depot will net re
ceive or deliver freight after
5:00 p. m.
B’liam Ry. Lt. & Pewer Co.
Manager Vaughan has received the sign- |
ed contract of “Ginger” Clark, and that |
player will show up in time for practice
work with the other members of the
Burton Jones, the Shelbyville lad who
held off for a while for a larger salary,
has finally agreed to the terms offered
and his contract Is expected any day.
Dessau has also written that lie Is satis
fied with j;he figures named and he also
will send his contract within a day or
Manager Vaughan lias been informed
that “Shorty” Alexander, the former
Texas wonder, who has played with Mem
phis, Shreveport and Birmingham in the
past, was anxious to come to this city
again, and was willing to make conces
sions if the club would also make a few.
Alexander would very handily fill in that
bad gap between first and third sacks,
and it is very probable that Manager
Vaughan will talk business with him.
Manager Vaughan has received a letter
from an outfielder named Bint who play
ed with Huntsville last season asking for
a chance to show the Birmingham fans
that he knows his business pretty well
for a youngster. He says that so far he
has done nothing with an offer he is said j
to have received from Charley Babb, the ;
Memphis manager, solely because he
thinks Vaughan will give him a try out.
Birmingham bowlers last night defeated
a team representing Chattanooga in a
long distance match. There were three
games played, and the Birmingham bowl
ers won each of them. The aggregate score
of the Birmingham team was 25K8 and of j
the Chattanooga team 2287. making the
Birmingham team the winner by a mar
gin of 301.
It was the second game of a series
of three. The Tennessee players won the
first game, and the victory of the Ala
bama boys last night places the two
squads on an equal footing. The third
game will he played within the next week
or ten days, and will show which Is the
better team.
The loral team rolled aguinst the pins
In the Apollo alleys, while the Chatta
nooga players rolled at the Diamond al
leys In that city. Match games with
Memphis and Montgomery are being ar
ranged by the Birmingham team and will
he played shortly. The looal players Who
show up best in these Intercity con- ,
tests will make the proposed trip to the
National Bowlers* nssielatlon convention
hi Ixiulsville next month.
The following are the scores made by
the Birmingham players last night:
First Second Third
Players: Game Game Gams
Stevens . 222 197 172
Tumlln . 188 188 170
Foster . 150 212 152
Bailey . 101 182 131
Cook . 152 153 168
Totals . 873 914 801
The averages were: Stevens, 197: Turn- !
lin. 179Vi; Foster. 17H4; Bailey, 158. and
Cook. 157. The team average was 862 2-3.
'The official score was kept by R. U,
Trigg and J. King.
At Fair Grounds.
New Orleans, February 8.—Top weight, j
n poor ride and a heavy track defeated
Phil Finch in the handicap at the Fair
Grounds today. Black Mate and Proteus ;
were the only winning favorites, the state
of the track tolling heavily against the i
others. Black Mate's race was a good
one, the colt standing a drive gamely J
and winning with something In reserve.
First race, one mile—Saulsbury, 115 (J.
Martin) 10 to 1, won; Kings . Gem, 108
(Perrine) 4 to 1, second; Buxom. 96 (More
land) 8 to 1, third. Time, 1:48 1-5.
Second race, 2-year-olds, three and half |
furlongs—Black Mate, K»j (W. Robbins) 4 |
to o, won; Pepper and Salt. 102 (Anderr
for;) 20 to 1, second; Glad Pirate, 105 (lA
Smith) 9 to 2, third. Time, :U.
Third race, selling, six furlongs—King |
Cole, 104 (P. A. Waleh) 12 to 1. won; !
Luretta, 109 (Digglns) even, second; liar- j
makis. 106 (Bedell) 6 to 1, third. Time, j
1:17 3-5.
Fourth race, handicap, mile and twenty
yards- Cigar Lighter, 90 (Moreland) 9 to
2, won; Pldl Finch, 133 (Perrine) 6 lo 5,
second; St. Valentine. 116 (W. Robbins) 9
to 1, third. Time, 1:47.
.Fifth race, selling, one mile—Proteus.
105 (Sewell) 6 to 5, won; Ruth W., 106 j
(L. Sndtn) 13 to 5, second; Lancastrian,
106 (Freeman) 4 to 1. third. Time, 1:47 1-5.
Sixth race, selling, mile and seventy
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particularly pleasing because
it's always good—enormously
full measure—convenient package
moderate price — sold everywhere
“b & b" atlanta
Strenuous Frida.y Bargains in Women’s
and Children’s Wea.r
Extra special offerings in the following garments with prices cut \
so deep that there’s every inducement to buy. No space for :
these on our counters, so we make it worth your while to take
them away. Come and see how good they are if you have
any doubts about quality.
1.98 for Children’s Coats, worth 4.00 and 5.00
About fifty in the iot, made up of really stylish up-to-date cheviots, meltons,
kerseys. Price made to close quickly.
1.39 for Outing Flannel Night Gowns, worth 2.00 2.50
Made full length and width, and finished in the best manner. The colors are i
splendid, including all white, pink and white, blue and white, etc.
1.49 for Flannelette Kimonos, worth 2.25 to 3.50
Tight and loose fitting, and trimmed with satin bands, collars and sleeves.
The patterns are very attractive. One hundred of the choicest Kimonos of the
season in this special bargain. f
Outing Flannel Dressing Sacques Reduced Heavily
Outing Flannel and Flannelette Dressing Sacques, semi-fitting and Kimono
styles—all reduced as follows:
$1.25 Dressing Sacques reduced to..'89c
$1.00 Dressing Sacques reduced to.69c
89c Dressing Sacques reduced to.45c
The Same Squad That Played Against Yale Will Meet the Columbus Players Tonight.
yards—-Besterllng. 108 (Moreland) 6 to 1,
won; Legatee, 104 (Digging) 9 to 1, sec
ond; Dolinda, 109 (Dennison, 6 to 1, third.
Time, 1:511-5.
Fair Grounds Entries.
First race, six furlongs, selling—Bahner,
V, 87; Severlage, 101; Go To Win, Este
platz, Bonhrake. 103; Mordella. 106; Ar
senal. 107; The Plains. Enverita, 110; Dave
Sommers, 112; Baywood, Ogontz. Mod
erator. 115.
Second race, three and one-half fur
longs, selling, two year olds—Sain all! a, 101;
Buster Jones, 102; Salvlsa, Dorothy M,
103; Jardiniere. 104; Pink Princess. 107;
Friction, 109; King Leopold. Quten Sabe,
Bitter Anne, 110; Helen Lucas. Ill; Black
Enamel, Baleshed, 114.
Third race, six furlongs, selling—Odd
Ella, 89; Trigg Morse. 96; Fargo, 97; Pin
i sticker, 98; Mart Gentry. 108; Fancy Dress,
105: Safeguard, 107; Bishop Weed, 111;
i Ben Lear. 112; Whorter, 114.
Fourth race, five furlongs, handicap—
Mary Primm. Fort Worth. 85; (X) Haugh
I t.v, 90; Mayor Johnson. Deux Temps. 96;
1 Cousin Kate, (XX) Lady Navarre, 104;
1 (XX) James Reddick, 106. (X) Harris en
j try. (XX) Ellison entry.
Fifth, race, six and one-half furlongs,
! purse—Usury. 97; J. C. Clem, 99; Peter
! Nathaniel, Delmore, Holloway, 102; Stoner
! Hill. 107.
Sixth race, mile and one-quarter, selling
—Googoo. 102; Cashier, 103; Maggie Dorion.
105; Edward Hale, Aurumaster. 107; Hick
ory Corners, 109; Athena, Harry New, 110;
Los Angeleno, 112.
At City Park.
New Orleans, February 8.—Judges Trev
elyan and -Murphy at City Park today
handed down the following rulings:
“Jockey J. Daly will not be allowed to
accept any more mounts at the meeting."
"For being In fraudulent conspiracy
with Sam Most, already ruled off and
William Rabb. IT. S. Wishard and all
horses owned by him and the said Wil
liam Rabb, are ruled off the turf. Jockey
D. Wishard Is suspended from riding
until such time as proper arrangements
as to his reinstatement can be made."
Blue Bale, Freebooter and Fonsoluea,
the class of their respective races, were
the winning favorites. The track was
deep in soft mud. Weather clear.
First race, 2-year-olds, one-half mile—
Blue Dale, 110 (Nlcol), 3 to 6, won; Black
Flag, 106 (W. McIntyre), 16 to 1, second;
1 -itt le George, —3 tObert), 7 to 2, third.
Time, :50 3-5.
Second race, selling, seven furlongs—
Freebooter. 104 (W. McIntyre), 4 to 1,
won; Kleinwood, 112; (H. Garsen), 6 to
1, second; Gimerick, 99 (Griffith), iw to
1, third. Time, 1:30 4-5.
Thin, race, handicap, five and one-half
furlongs— Geta DufTy, 95 (Koerner), 4 to
1. won; .Kargut. 99 (Harrigan). 6 to 1,
second; Mint Boy 95 (F. Ferrett), 3 to 1,
third. Time, 1:10 2-6.
Fourth race, five and a half furlongs—
Monacodor, 112 (D. Austin). 4 to 1. won:
Garnish, 121 (J. Daly), 7 to 5, second;
Lucy Young, 107 (Romanelli), 14 to 5,
third. Time, 1:101-5.
Fifth race, five and one-half furlongs—
Little James, 110 (Nlcol), 4 to 1. won;
Southampton, 116 (D. O’Connor), 20 to 1,
second; Miss Layman, 112 (E. Matthews),
60 to 1, third. Time, 1:11 2-5.
Sixth race, selling, one and one-sixteenth
mile—Fonsoluca, 100 (Koerner), 11 to 10,
won; Thlsteldo, 108 (Ashworth), 15 to 1,
j second; Goldie, 91 (Harringan), 7 to 1,
j third. Time, 1:53 4-5.
I Seventh race, selling, seven furlongs—
! Girard, 111 (W. McIntyre). 8 to 1, won;
Spendthrift Helen, 100 (Griffith) 20 to
.1, second; Creel. 105 (Harrigan), 12 to 1,
third. Time, 1:32 4-5.
City Park Entries.
First race, five and one-half furlongs,
j selling—Flamboynt. 113; Lady Mistake,
111; Green Acre. 109; Woodshade. Miss
| Shylock, 106; Eeterre, 102; Burnolette,
Prince of Pless, Wickford, 96; Ecliptic,
Marimbo. 93; Evelin J., Honeywell, Golden
Glow, Oak Grove, 91.
Second steeplechase, short course—ry
thon. 160; H. M. P.. Flying Rain Cloud.
Wild Range, 147; Conclave, Redman, 137;
Blue Grass Girl, 135.
Third race, six and one-half furlongs,
selling—Father Talent, Caslne, 117; Ayr,
• Jack Adams, 104; Mattie H., 112; Su- 1
zanne Rocamore, f>9; Adesso, 97; Merlingo,
92; Skyward. 89; Favorita. 87.
Fourth race, mile, selling—Juba. Bon- |
mot. 111; Red Ruler. 109; Foreigner. Little i
Elkin, 106; Belden, Tarp. Hadur, 89.
Fifth race, five furlongs, purse—Alma
Dufour. 126; Ghief Hayes, 111; Censor, i
Knickerbocker, Garnish. 104; Precious
Stone. Wilkey, 101; Woodlawn, 99.
Sixth race, mile, selling—Double, 109,
Knowledge, Flying Charcoal. 106; Algon
quin, Monochord, Evaskill, Thistle Heath
er, 104: Del Carina, 99.
Seventh race, six and one-half furlongs,
selling—Doeskin, 107: Little Red, 106; Plan
et, Digby Belle, 104: Blue Blaze, 102; Trion,
99; Brown Vail. 97; John Garner, Little
James. 96; Gold way, Gentian, 92; Red
Ruby. 89.
Juror Visibly Affected.
Chattanooga, Tenn., February 8.—The
trial of Erl Johnson for criminal as
sault, on its third day, was sensational
this morning. The strain has got on
the nerves of the men who are to de
cide. and Juror Bearden broke down,
sobbed, wept and became hysterical
when Miss Taylor said, pointing to
Johnson: "I believe that is the man."
Plans for Christian's Burial.
Copenhagen, February 8.—Arrange
ments for the funeral of the late King
Christian are published tonight. The
body will be conveyed to Roskilde on
February 16, after a short service at
tne Slotskirde, from which the royal
hearse will be escorted by the troops,
followed bv the male members of the
royal family in state coaches.
Have Six Requests to Make of the Rail
Wilkesbarre, Pa., February 8.—Ths
anthracite scale committee of tho
United Mines Workers went into ses
sion here this afternoon. There was a
large attendance of officers from vari
ous mining districts throughout the
hard coal region. Districts Nos. 1, 7
and 9 were represented by President
T. D. Nichols of Scranton, President
Dettry of Hazleton and President Johu
Fahey of Shamokin, who, with three
vice presidents and secretaries and
the delegates, number in all about
thirty-five persons.
In the absence of President John
Mitchell, District President Fahey of
District No. 7 called the convention to
order, which at once went into secret
From what can be learned at their
headquarters in this city, it will require
until Saturday to complete the worts
of the district offices. Agreement hav
ing been made at the Shamokin con
vention that Mr. Mitchell should act as
the press committee, nothing definite
was given out. It is said, however,
that six requests are to be made when
the miners’ delegates and the railroad
and the mine officials meet. They are
as follows:
An eight-hour (lav for the company
hands; trade agreement with the oper
ators: slight increase in wages for all
classes in and about the mines; uni
torin scale for rock, slate, water and
all other kinds of dead work. An ef
fort is also to be made to have the
questions of an improved conciliation
board and the weighing of all coal em
bodied in their demands.
Clyde Company Is Transferred.
New York. February 8.—The trans
fer of the Clyde Steamship company of
Delaware to the newly incorporated
Clyde Steamship company of Maine
was effected here tonay, according to
a statement made by Charles W.
Morse, who is at the head of the syn
dicate which has taken over the Dela
ware company. The old Interests In
that company will have a substantial
interest in the newr company. Officers
of the new Clyde Steamship company
will he elected here tomorrow, when
the formal transfer of the property will
be made.
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