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DRENNEN & CO.
Vehicle Department. Moyer and Columbus Runabouts iThe handsomest Runabouts made in America. Our first 1906 shipment just received. See these new goods. Columbus Plieetons Light, medium and heavy weights. Newest designs. Babcock “Happy Thought Buggies1' A car of this ever popular vehicle just placed in our Repository. Open or with top. Collars Hames Traces Lines Bridles Halter Backhands Belly Bands Breeching Hame Straps Harness and Saddles Any style harness. Every style saddle. Any harness or accessories. •The Largest Stock of Vehicles and Harness in the State. DRENNEN Sc CO. The above new, modern, 2-story, 7-room, furnace-heated home; fronting parK and two car lines; South Highlands. On easy terms. B. F. EBORN. W anted! •Manufacturing site, not less than 20 acres, located on two railroads, Southern and L. & N. preferred. See us Monday. I Hiden-Jackson Real Estate & Insurance Co. Phones 1485. ' 2113 First Ave. GROWING GALERA Y . ■■ — WILL BE ! NEW UNION DEPOT A MANUFACTURING POINT. We can sell you some of the choicest property in this town at prices that you may reasonably expect your investment to enhance greatly in value- Our terms are liberal and the opportunity is offered many to own good property in a thriving town. Printed matter and full information furnished on application. Calera Townsite Company. GENERAL OFFICES, 811 Title Guarantee Building. Birmingham, Ala. BEAD THE AGE-HERALD-ALL THE HEWS / TO CONVERT DESERT INTO COTTON FIELD AMERICAN CLAIMS CONCESSIONS TO BUILD CANAL TO NILE CRE ATING LAKE COVERING 250 SQUARE NilLbS. Washington, March 10.—Another step forward has been taken in the presenta tion of the remarkable claim of Cope Whitehouse against the Egyptian govern ment. for title to the great Rai Van and Muellah deserts which it is proposed to convert into vast reservoirs. Consul General Iddings at Cairo today cabled the department of state that he had secured from the Egyptiap minister of foreign affairs papers from the of ficial tile3 showing that Wliltehouse had duly tiled application for the tract under Egyptian laws, copies of which the con sul general was forwarding to Washing j ton. When they arrive they will be turn , od over to Senator Lodge's sub-committee I on foreign relations, which is dealing with j this claim. It. is thd purpose of the claim ant to connect the depressed desert with the Nile by a canal eight miles in length, creating a lake 230 square miles in area, and 225 feet deep, the waters of which will be used to irrigate cotton fields. IN THE BIRMINGHAM REAL ESTATE MARKET The past week in the local real estate i market has been a good one although no large deals have been consummated. Dur ing the entire week the activity was con- | fined virtually to the residence sections of the city and to deals in suburban prop erty. This grade of property, however, is ] selling at a rapid rate and at exception ally good prices and no doubt when the j summer season gets into full swing a record season will be made. The market yesterday showed its wont ed good condition with an active day in trading in property located In all parts of the city. In the probate clerk's office there were no papers tiled which recorded transac tions involving amounts equal to or ex ceeding the $1000 mark. COUNTY TEACHERS. Board of Education Adopts Important Resolution. At the meeting of the County Board of j Education yesterday, Professor J. M. Da vidson, principal of the J. M. Smith school I and a member of the board of education, j introduced the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted: Resolved. That the Jefferson County j Board of Education recommend that the teachers of this county spend one or two days in visiting some regularly graded school of no fewer than seven grades, erd they shall receive pay for such time j the same as though they were teaching. ' March 9, 1900. •I. W. Me A DORY i J ?d. DAVIDSON. B. F. CRUMP. R. G. HEW IT. H. A. HAGLER. Jefferson County Board of Education. city Items" Will Rebuild.—The trustees of Lau derdale college, which was recently burned, have decided to rebuild on the former site in North Birmingham, in stead of choosing a new location, as was announced. Knesses Israel.—Rabbi Joseph L. Cohn, native of Kovna. Russia, will de liver a lecture at the Temple Knesses Israel, corner Seventh avenue and Seventeenth street, tonight at 7:30 o’clock. His subject will be “The Won derer.” Hughes Declines to Appear. Washington, March 10.—Charles E. Hughes, who conducted the investigation of insurance companies in New York has declined to appear before the Houfte com mittee on election of President, Vice Pres ident and representatives In Congress, to testify concerning the prevention of cor poration contributions to political cam paigns. Mr. Hughes stated in a letter to Representative Gaines of West Virginia, chairman of the committee, that, he can not throw any more light on the subject than Is contained in copies of the pro ceedings of the insurance hearing. President Pardons Former Army Offict Washington. March 10.—The President has pardoned George S. Richards, an ex-army officer, who was tried on the charge of duplication of pay accounts in the Philippines. The plea of insanity was set up, but a board of medical officers declared him to be sane, and a court martial found him guilty and sentenced him to two years’ Imprisonment, Alcatraz Island, Cal., being designated as the place of confinement. Psi Club Reception. Invitations are out for the third an nual reception of the Psi club on March 20, at Howard college. The club is com posed of sixteen members, among whom are many of the most popular men In col lege. The invitations are done in old English and present a very neat appear ance. The fraternity monogram Is stamp ed In old gold and royal purple and greatly adds to the general effect. Schwab Reaches New York. New York, March 10.—Charles M. Schwab, whose reported Illness occasioned much anxiety among his friends during the last week, arrived in New York to day, having come directly from St. Louis. Mr. Schwab laughingly greeted a number of acquaintances at the station. When asked as to the state of his health he begged to be excused. Snow Storm In Nebraska. Lincoln, Neb., March 10.—Southeastern Nebraska is tonight experiencing the heaviest snowfall of the winter. In Lin coln snow began falling at noon and has continued heavily since, with some wind and lowering temperature. Notice of Dissolution. Notice is hereby given to all whom it may concern that the partnership hereto fore existing known as Foust & Gilbert is this day dissolved. Mr. II. T. Gilbert is authorized to collect all moneys due said partnership and will pay all liabilities against the same. (Signed) C. E. FOl’ST, H. T. GILBERT. March 10, 1906. Dissolution of Partnership. The firm of Smith & Bailey of Birming ham, Ala., Is hereby dissolved. Syd Smith has sold out his interest to W. T. Bailey, who will continue the business. W. T. Bailey has assumed all of the Indebtedness of sa/ld firm of Smith' A Bailey and will collect all of the claims due said firm of Smith & Bailey. SYD SMITH. W. T. BAILEY. INFORMAL SHOWING OF WOMAN’S WEAR Tomorrow we are going to make an informal showing of Millinery and Suits—notwithstanding the fact that we are in the throes of enlargement, and amidst carpenters, painters and artisans—still we are showing the exquisite creations for spring. Beautiful Millinery and Outer-garments for Womankind Never before have such exquisite creations been shown in Birmingham—and the beauty of it all is reasonableness of price. Popular price is the keynote of everything whether it be spring suits or skirts, waists, shoes or millinery. Come tomorrow and be convinced. Our Glove Department \ ^r'ces . ■ „ t 12 and 16 is showing all the new Buttons coloring, and we have ) from elbow lengths in kid, \ 9i>c suede and silk / $39^ Our Ladies’ Shoe Department J Has jur p d into immediate and popular favor. We have the newest shapes— made especially for us— Oxford t'es and high shoes Prices $2.00 to $6.00. We are Showing The new spring shades in suede‘Oxford ties to match the new spring dress. Ask for our celebrated St. Regis $5^.00 Shoe for $3-5'o Specials for Monday jOO Horse Hair Braid Turban*; Wing trim med; all the new col orings anrl black. $2.50 Turbans for $1.39 $2.00 and $1.50 Waists 99c 100 Brand new White Wash Waists: Lawn. Lingerie. Walrus and Linen. Limit is two to a customer. Monday only .99c Ladies’ $2.50 & $} Shoes $1.99 To keep business rush ing In this new de partment we are go ing to sell Monday only—and just one to a customer at this price 400 pairs Oxford Ties and 'nigh shoes: patent vlcl and vlcl kid with patent tip Monday only.$1.99 Ladies’ 75c Spring Weight Union Suits for 29c. Light, weight Jersey Ribbed Union Suits; low trimmed neck— sleeves find legs—'the high grade underwear that always sells for 7oc. Monday onIy..l’9c Head to Foot Outfitters to Womankind. Hoad to Foot Outfitters to Womankind. GIVES NOVEL BANQUET. L. & N. Employes at Louisville Chris ten New Dining Car. Louisville, March 10.—Mr. C. L. Stone, general passenger agent of the Louis ville and Nashville railroad, was the host tonight at a unique banquet at the Tenth street station. About sixty guests, officials of all the railroads ending Louisville, accepted Mr. Stone's invitation and were received on board a train of new dining cars just received from the shops. One car was used as a reception room, another was given over to the service of the banquet, while the third was the smoking room for the guests. The cars, which are mod els of their class, will shortly be placed In service in the Cincinnati and New Orleans limited, run by the company. The banquet began at t» p. m. and it was nearly 10 before the elaborate menu had been disposed of. Invited to Hamilton Club Dinner. Washington, March 10.—President Roose. velt today wras invited to attend the an nual dinner of the Hamilton club of Chi cago, which is to be held on April 9. The invitation was extended by H. V. Wood, president, and George A. Mason, secretary of the club, who wrere presented by Rep resentative Foss. The President expressed regret that he wfould be unable to attend the dinner, but thought one or more mem bers of the cabinet might be present. Art Censored In Russia. St. Petersburg, Marqh 10.—Actors have been prohibited in future from represent ing royal personages, or ministers on tlie stage, and a censorship has been Im posed upon pictures and even statuary exposed in public. A number of paintings at the annual art exhibition dealing with political subjects have been excluded. Camp Meeting. The camp meeting which has been in progress at Wesley chapel for the past week will conclude tonight. The meet ing. which was conducted on the style of the old-fashioned camp meeting, proved highly successful. About thirty or forty preachers were in attendance. Services will be held there today at 31 o’clock, 3 o’clock and tonight at 7:30 o’clock. The afternoon service will be a love feast. H. M. Fickinger Resigns. Dallas, March 10.—A dispatch to the Times Herald from Denison, Tex., says: At a meeting of the board if directors of the St. Louis and San Francisco lines In Texas held here today, the resignation of H. M. Fickinger, vice president and general superintendent was accepted. W. B. Drake, assistant to tile general man ager of the road in St. Louis, was named as his successor. Freight Situation Satisfactory. Washington. March 10.—Chief Engineer Stevens in a cablegram from Panama under today’s date to the isthmian canal commission announces a satisfactory sit uation with respect to the freight situa tion on the Isthmus. His cablegram reads: •’Freight situation is very satisfactory. We have as total in all directions, to and from Atlantic and Pacific, only 7700 tons.'’ Princess Ena In London. London, March !0.—Princess Ena of Bat tenberg, the future queen of Spain, ar- | rived here this evening and was met at ! the railroad station by the Spanish am bassador and other members of the em bassy. The Princess proceeded to Ken sington palace. Pellham Chapter. Pelham Chapter, U. D. C.. will meet Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. T. Nixon, HO Twenty-first street. Two Men Killed in Georgia. Milken* Ga.. March 10.—A shooting af fray occurred this afternoon at 3 o'clock a: Scar boro, seven miles below here, in which two men were killed. John Burke and Ed Aycock, both white, quarreled over a mule and the quarrel ended in a row', each killing the other with a pistol. The men were prominent in that section. John Burke leaves a wife and five children. Aycock was unmarried. Protracted Services. The Rev. F. P. Culver will preach at the Eleventh Avenue Methodist church today at the usual services. The services at 11 o'clock will be the first of the services which will last two weeks. After tomorrow the Rev. B. F. Frazier of Gainesville, Ga.. will conduct the services. Stockholders’ Meeting. The stockholders of the Germania Park association will assemble at Germania park this afternoon at 3 o’clock to look | into the condition of the park; also the advisability of improvements. The board of directors will meet Monday to act on the suggestions made by the stock holders. Complete Loss. Mrs. T. L. Hill, whose home at 1223 North Twenty-second street was destroy ed by fire early yesterday morning, stated that the loss on the contents of the house was complete, nothing having been saved. Mrs. Hill said the loss was almost cover ed by the insurance. Meeting Postponed. The Father O’Reilly monument commit tee did not have a quorum yesterday and the meeting was postponed until noon Tuesday In the office of Rufus N. Rhodes. Hoggatt Governor of Alaska. Washington, March 10. — President Roosevelt announced today that he had decided to appoint Wilfred 13. Hoggatt to be governor of Alaska. Mr. Hoggatt is ■ *, if a resident of Juneau and will succeed John G. Brady, recently resigned. e Well-Known Actor Found Dead. New York. March 10.—Edward J. Mor- , gan, the actor, was found dead in his . bed at the Hotel Belle Claire here today from an attack of heart disease. Walter Wellman Returns. New York, March 10.—Walter Wellman, who has been in Europe preparing for an attempt to reach the north pole by dirigible balloon, was a passenger on the steamer La LornMne, which arrived here today from Havre. A Real Lady. From the Philadelphia Press. “You couldn’t select anything nicer than this bracelet.” said the salesman. ”1 guess I-11 take it,” said Mrs. Nurltch. “Are you sure It’s made of refined gold?’* “Oh, yes.” ‘Because I do detest anything that ain't refined.” — -----.-■—• Dollar Limit McClures Dolla^imit ; Monday at lO o'clock These are by far the best values in Em broideries we have ever had. Many pret ty designs and extra widths to go at lOc Per Yard MONDAY SPECIALS— CHINA AND GLASSWARE. Fruit Saucers, decorated imported China.5c Dessert Plates, decorated imported China.5c Salad Bowls, imported China, 25c value, Monday only.15c Vases. 16 inches tall, clear crystal glass, special.15c Tumblers. thinblown, plain or eav-*4 etched.5c DRY GOODS SPECIALS. Ribbons, taffeta, all silk, extra width, per yard.10c Collars, embroidered and lace ef fects. ..10c RUGS. 26x54, bright and neat patterns, special for Monday only at-75c Worth up to $1.50. KITCHEN NEEDS. Clothes Pins, 3 dozen. 5e Gold Dust, 7 packages.10c I-aundry Soap, 5 bars.5c Blueing, 3 boxes. 5c Stover Pans, 8xla.10c Drip Coffee Pots, nickel-plated. .. .50c Home Paints and Enamels, all col ors, per can.10c I McClure 10c Co. 20c Candy 10c lb. 40c Candy 20c lb. 1908 Third Ave. Bell Phone 1022 \