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the best natural purgative water In Bilious Attacks and Disorders of the Liver; A WINEGLASSFUL A DOSE. ALSO SPARKLING APENTA (NATURAL APENtA CARBONATED), IN SPLITS ONLY. A Refreshing and Pleasant Aperient for Morning Use. Sole Exporters: THE APOLLINARIS CO., Ltd., London. Examination Promise’s to Bring Out Sensational Evidence SAD DEATH AT BRIGHTON Couple Spring Surprise By Going to Birmingham and Getting Married. DuBose Lecture Thurs day Night. Bessemer, May 16.—(Special.)—What is Creating considerable talk in the town Ss the fact that Mayor Sullivan has sus pended Chief of Police George W. Jones, Night Captain H. G. Chrlstlelb and Offi cer W. C. Davis, pending an investiga tion by the police commission. The full charges are not made public but it is understood that the different officials un der suspension brought evidence against each other for alleged neglect of duty. The commission intended to dispose of the matter this afternoon and held a meeting for that purpose, but owing to the fact that the accused parties had not been apprised of the Intended mooting end were not prepared to produce nec- ■ ©ip a ary witnesses, the hearing was post- j poned until next Friday afternoon at 3 ©’clock. ! The developments promise to be sensa tional. Notes and Personals. Lilia, the 6 year old daughter of C. Cox of Brighton, died this afternoon otter an illness of about two weeks with Meningitis. The sympathy of the entire ’community goes out to the bereaved parents. Quite a surprise was sprung in Besse mer last night when Attorney H. C. Meade and Mrs. McGee went to Bir mingham and were married. They re turned to Bessemer and are stopping at the Grand hotel. 10. H. Foster of the University of Ala bama, is visiting at the home of his brother-in-law, Prof. J. M. Dill. Rev. H. M. DuBose will lecture for the Epworth League on next Thursday night Instead of Friday night as was first an nounced. Hugh Mclnery withdrew from the race for city engineer some time before the •lection came off and his name was not put in nomination. Dyspeplets Give instant relief in Sour Stomach, Heartburn, Nausea, all discomforts of Indigestion and dyspepsia. Pleasant and economical. Medium si7.0, 25c.; Large, $1; handsome / ,.'X aluminum bonbonniere, / , \ f 10c. Druggists or mail. / Made by \ Catarrlets uSy Believe Nasal Catnrrh, allay inflammation, soothe and heal the mucous membrane, sweeten and purify the breath. Best gargle for Sore Throat. 60c. or $1. Druggists or mail. C. I. HOOD CO.. Lowill. Mass. All Week. Matinees Tuesday, Thurs day and Saturday. Electric Fans—Cooled by Iced Air. Tne Most Powerful Melodrama of the . , • Day. "The Convict’s Daughter" Frisco Earthquake Moving Pictures Shown Between Acts. Popular prices. Phone 1143. next, week: “ON THE BRIDGE AT MIDNIGHT.” WERE THE CROWDS 60. 2 SESSIONS DAILY _ MUS/C ALL THE T/AfE Pol/te Attehoa/vts Perfect Otoe* E.S . WH/TtMG Ozm MGX. j TAKE When Going to Texas and the West, ,. 'vrite C. H. Morgan, traveling passen ger agent, Birmingham, Ala., for full • informatalon as to rates, schedules, etc. W, P. TURNER, T. P. A., Dallas, Tax. I BOARDMAN FILES BANKRUPT PAPERS LIABILITIES CONSISTING OF OPEN ACCOUNTS AND WAIVE NOTES GIVEN AT $21,042.01—ASSETS AT $20,o.0. T. V. Boardman & Co., yesterday filed a petition in voluntary bankruptcy with the clerk of the federal court. Liabilities are given at $21,242.01 nnd assets $20,650. The schedule filed with the papers gives j the liabilities as consisting of open ac [ counts and waive notes. Waive notes made payable to the Jefferson County Savings bank to the amount of $4000 is one of the items. A majority of the others are for goods. Assets are given as follows: Stock .$15,000 Book accounts and lease con tracts . 5,000 Two horses and wagon. 200 Machinery . 250 Store fixtures . 200 Total . $20,650 The petition is signed by T. V. Board man. The concern conducted a general carpet and rug business. REV. ACKERMAN WAS KNOWN AT BREWTON Miss Agnes Blacksher and Mr. W. O.. Lott Will Be Married June 14, Brewton, May 16.—(Special.)—The Rev. W. G. Ackerman, who, together with his wife and seven children, was murdered Monday near Milton, Fla., was well known hero, he having lived in East Breyvton for some time a few years ago. While I living there he married Miss Maty Sim ' mons, as sister of Nlghtwatohman Arthur i Simmons, who died some tithe since. At | the time of ills death he was living with | ills fourth wife. One daughter, a grand I child of Mrs. Simmons, of East Brewton, I is in Selma with an aunt, and so far as known is the only surviving member of the family. Mr. Ackerman was about 35 years of age, and bore a good reputation und was well thought of while living here. Friends here have been apprised of the approaching marriage of Miss Agnes Blacksher and Mr. William O. Lott, which event will take place in the Government Street Presbyterian church in Mobile on the evening of Juno 14. Miss Blacksher Is a Brewton girl, having been reared here, and has a host of friends and admir ers in Escambia county. A large force of workmen hnvc reached Brewton putting up a number of addl flonal wires for the American Telephone company between Montgomery and New Orleans. Six new wires are being put up between Montgomery and Flomaton. This line passes Just north of the city limits. Roberts E. Lee and Miss Nellie Hutchin son, two young people of the northern part of the county, were married at the j court house, Probate Clerk C. C. Brooks performing the ceremony. LOW ROUND TRIP Excursion Rates Via Atlantic Coast Line. To Chattanooga, Tenn.—Ilate one first class fare plus 25 cents. Dutex of sale May 8, 9. 10. final limit ten days from date of sale. Extension cun he secured to June 15, 1906. Atlanta, Ga.—Rale one and one-third first-class faros plus 25 cents; certificate plan. Certificates will be honored, which were procured from agents at starting points on any date, May 3 to June 5, Inclu sive. Tuscaloosa, Ala.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of salo June 12, 13, 16. 18. 23. 25. July 2, 7, 9, final limit 15 days. Extension can . he secured to Seiftember 30, 1906. Nashville, Tenn.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. 'Dates of sale June 10, II, 12, IS. 19, 20, July 5, 6, 7, final limit 15 days in addition to date of sale. Ex tension of limit can he secured to Sep tember 30. 1906. Hot Springs, Va.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale June 3, 10. 11, final limit June 19. 1906. Atlanta. Ga.—Rate one first-class fare plus 23 cents, from points in Georgia. Dates of sale June 18, 19, final limit June 22, 1906. Augusta, Ga—Rate one first-class fare plus 23 cents, from all points In Geort'ln. Dates" of sale May 20, 21, 22; final limit May 30, 1906. Sun Francisco and Los Angeles, Calif.— Low rates account National Educational association, July 9. 13. Dates of sale June 24 to July 6, Inclusive. Final limit Sep tember 15. 1306. Stop-overs and side trips. Lexington, Ky.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale July 29, 30 and August 1. Final limit August 5, 1906. Knoxville, Tenn.—Rate one first-class fare plus 23 cents. Dates of sale June 17. 18. 19, 23, 24, 30, July 7, 14, 15, 1906; final Unfit esn be secured to September 30. 1900., Asheville, N. C.—Rate one first-claas fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale July 25, 26. 27. 1900. filial Unfit August S, 1900. Extension September 30. 1906. Monteugle, Tenn.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale June 29, 30, July 3. 5. 19. 20, 21. 28. 29, 30, 31, Au-' gust 16, 17,, final limit August 31. 1906. For rates or any Information see ticket agent or communicate with T. C. WHITE. 6-6-tf D. P. A., Savannah, Ga. Attractive ads. are illustrated. Let the Gawk make your illustrations. Age-Herald Building. Quality-Purity-Age. Ideal Bottle Beer. IL Makes Statement to Sharehold ers in Repls to Message SIGNED BI SECRETARY PRATT It Positively Denies Charge That the Company Is Benefited By Secret Rates for Transportation of Products. New York, May 1C.—The Standard Oil company today issued to its shareholders ' a statement In reply to the special mes sage recently sent to Congress by Presi dent Roosevelt, and the report on the country's oil Industry by Commissioner Garfield of the bureau of corporations, | which accompanied it. The statement is I signed by C. M. Pratt, secretary, and was issued by order of the board of directors. It denies positively the charge that the Standard Oil company benefited by secret rates for t'he transportation of its pro ducts. The statement in part says: “On May \ the President of the United States submitted a special message to I Congress transmitting a report to him by | Commissioner Garfield of the bureau of | corporations in which the commissioner charges that this company has habitually received from the railroads, and is now receiving, secret rates and other unjust and illegal discriminations. “Preliminary disclaimers were at once made to Commissioner Garfield's allcga- i tlons, but we feel that you may naturally I anticipate a more elaborate and technical | reply which we submit hereunder. “The large sums of money which Mr. | Garfield sets down as one year’s ‘savings’ to the Standard through the operation of | certain freight rates—sums which the President aggregates as $750.000—could only have been arrived at by theorizing. “If the claim of Commissioner Garfield , was true that the Standard is favored by open rates, it would involve not only col lusion between the railroads and the Standard Oil company, but collusion by the railroads with each other. It would also involve the consent of a railroad not reaching Whiting. Ind., for example, to the establishment of rates out of that j point, which would be injurious to busl- . ness out of another point at which the consenting railroad was receiving traffic. To bring about such an arrangement would be impossible. It may be said gen erally t'hat there Is a competing refinery 1n almost every section of the United States where the Standard has a refinery except at Whiting, Ind. “No rates can be made Applicable to the Standard which will not bo equally ap plicable to the Standard's competitors. Explanation Given. “After an investigation of shipments during a period of about fifteen years, over more than 200,000 miles of railway, the commissioner Is not able to show that the Standard Oil company received a single rebate on Its interstate ship ments. Ho has only been able to call attention to a few Instances in which the rate situation in bis opinion required explanation. This explanation was free ly given, and we believe would be satis factory to any man familiar with trans portation problems. “If the commissioner had any doubts as to the regularity of these rates, he might have brought them to the attention of the interstate commerce commission when the question at issue could have been heard, and determined. In the absence of such determination it is surely not within the limits of fairness for the bureau of corporations to cast asper sions upon a great corporation. “The corrtpany owns and controls only a very moderate percentage of the crude production of the United States and with at least 125 rival refineries in existence it Is palpable absurdity to call it a mon opoly. For the last quarter of a century more than sixty per cent of Its ouput hns been shipped to foreign countries. If the company maintains a gratifying percentage of the world’s commerce, it Is because it keeps its agreements, and de livers products of reliable quality at rea sonable prices. Whatever measure of prosperity It has enjoyed is not trace able to illegal or reprehensible methods, but to Its economic and elaborate Indus trial organization covering as It does every detail of transportation. manu facture and administration.’’ Taking up the report of Commissioner Garfield under various heads: Shipments Into the South. “Mr. Garfield charges that the Standard Oil company has maintained 'absolute control* of the section of country south of the Ohio liver and cast of the Mis sissippi ‘through secret* rates, and open discriminations from Whiting. Tnd. “The charge covers many rate points. First comes that as to the oil entering the south through what is termed the Grand Junction. Tenn.. combination. For years and by way of both the Illinois Cen tral and the Chicago and Eastern Illi nois railroads running south from Chi cago. tlie rate on refined oil from Whit ing. Ind.. to Grand Junction. Tenn.. was 13 cents per 100 pounds, and this rate was covered by published tariffs filed with the Interstate commerce commission. The latter fact Mr. Garfield has omitted to state in his report. The Southern rail way had a tariff also published and filed with the interstate commerce commission naming rates from Evansville. Tnd., via Grand Junction. Tenn., to a great many points through the south. These rates have been-in force since 1898. and collec tions have always been made from the Standard Oil company at the net figures; no rebates or secret settlements being involved. “It was sneQifipally shown to the com missioner that the combination of rates Into the south via Grand Junction was not of great importance to the Standard Oil company, because during all the time the ratc3 to and from Grand Junction were in force the Standard Oil company shipped fully os much oil from Whiting. Ind.. via Evansville and other routes at the rated prevailing to and beyond the OhiiV rtver, The use of the Grand Junc tion’ -r quite was simply an incident In the distribution of a part of a very large tonnage Into the south. Hundreds of cars were shipped yetirly into that section Ohio and Pennsylvania shipping points by the Standard, and its competi tors./ •Shipments were also made from Buffalo. And TObr bestir, X. Y.. from Phil adelphia. Baltimore. Savahitah. Wilming ton. N. C.. and New Orleans. “So far as the rates from Whiting to Evansville are concerned, the fact is that these rates were openly quoted by the railroads, and were in force & great many Sears. The Standard had nothing to do with railroads' methods of manifesting. It simply paid the rates quoted to It with out rebate or secret settlement of any kind. “Mr. Ggrl}el4 complains of the applica tlon of a rate of 6 cents per 100 pound# on ofl from Whiting. Ind., to East 8t. Louis, 111., claiming that It was a 'secret rate’ and that In the matter of way billing by the railroads manipulation was re sorted to with the knowledge of the Stan dard Oil officials. "About 1890 when,the refinery had been established at Whiting. Ind.. the Chicago. Burlington and Quincy railway named to the Standard Oil company a rate of 6 j cents per 100 pounds, and issued and sent to the Standard Oil company a rate sheet from Chicago. 111., to East St. Louis. 111. At the same time it advised the Standard ( Oil company that under its rules the state rate of 6 cents per 100 pounds would apply not only from Chicago proper, but from all points, both in Illinois and Indiana, and within the so-called Chicago switch ing limits, and that under such rules it would absorb the switching charge per car from Whiting to its own rails, thus applying the 6 cents rate from Whiting to East St. Louis. Subsequently the Chicago and Alton and the Chicago and Eastern Illinois solicited a share of the business at the same rate, and the business was di vided among three roads. For several years the three roads applied the 6 cents rate Whiting under their widely known rule understood by every carload shiper in Chicago and vicinity, viz: that Chica go rates would apply to and from all points within the switching limits. A number of these points are Just across the border in Indiana and are the seat of important industries, viz: Whiting, East Chicago. Hammond and Indiana Harbor. The application of Chicago rates to and from fhose points within the switching limits is of long usage, and concerns not only the shipment of oil from Whiting to points in Illinois, but the shipments of many other lines of goods to similar points. "Several years ago the railroads covered the matter more specifically by filing with the interstate commerce commission, so-callod 'application sheets’ providing that any rate named from Chicago to a point in Illinois or beyond down to a minimum of 6 cents per 100 pounds in carloads would apply from all points in Illinois or Indiana within the Chicago switching limits. Waybilling. "With tlie method of waybilling which Is purely an accounting matter between the railroad agents and the railroad audi tor, the shipper necessarily has nothing to do. Commissioner Garfield insisted that the Standard Oil company must have known of the method of manifesting un til it was pointed out to him with ex treme cane that the Chicago. East St. Louis roads hauling the traffic, did not reach Whiting and that the cars were switched to them by a Chicago switch ing road. All the Standard Oil company knows of this transaction is that it de livered cars to the switching road at Whiting, consigned to East St. LoUis, and that the carrying roads collected freight from the Standard Oil company at the regular rate of 6 cents per 100 pounds. There was no secrecy about it. "While dwelling upon what he considers a low rate used by the Standard from Whiting to East St. Louis, Mr. Gar Held falls to mention that in 1896 and after the same rate on oil w'as in force by the Illinois Central railroad from Kankakee, 111., to Kast St. tx>uis, for the benefit of a plant located at Kankakee, end in which the Standard was in no way interested. The same road made a rate for the same shipper of cents per 100 pounds from Kankakee to Chicago, a distance of flfty-six miles. During the time the competitive plant wras in oper ation at Kankakee, the roads running west and northwest from Chicago ab sorbed on shipments destined to points on their lines $8 per car of the rate from Kankakee to Chicago, and as the rate was only Wa cents per 100 pounds, it resulted In the application of Chicago rates from Kankakee, the same as were applied from Whiting. In Kansas. "In this section of the the only reference to Kansas is’ th'ftt there are some ‘unfair open rates,’ a matter too vague to answer, and the statement that a ‘more Important discrimination’ lies in the arbitrary weights fixed by the rail roads on crude and fuel oil. As known to every shipper of oil in the United States, it has been the general custom of the railroads to assess the weights of all the liquid products of petroleum at an estimated average of six and four tenth pounds per gallon and it is so ex pressed in the tariffs. This includes fuel oil, which weighs more than nine and four-tenths pounds per gallon, and gaso line and naphthas which weigh less. Ev ery refiner in the United States makes Interstate shipments under there condi tions. An exception, however, to this general rule was made by the roads run ning out of Kansas. Shortly after oil was produced tn large quantities in Kan sas, the Kansas railroads decided that since the producers of crude oil had no light products—gasolines, naphthas—to of fer that would go towards constituting an average they would pay the actual/ weight on the individual product that they offered for transportation. On the theory that crude oil was not Included in the general average of six and four tenths pounds, the Kansas railroads ap plied a weight of seven and four-tenths pounds to crude oil. The Standard Oil company, as explained to Mr. Garfield, objected to the advanced weight on crude oil, hut its objection was unheeded by the railroads, and yet, notwithstanding the foregoing explanation, the commis sioner Includes the Kansas weight rule in the list of things making for favorit ism from the railroads to the Standard Oil company. In California. "In California the commissioner charges that rebates ns well as discriminations by secret rates have been given on oil. Tills refers to state rates not within the jurisdiction of the federal authori ties. Here It is no question of the Stand ard Oil company alone, but of many pro ducers and consumers of oil. "There is no law In California requiring the railroads to file tariffs. When, there fore, the problem was presented of haul ing a new and large production of oil, used to a large extent for fuel, they quoted rates to shippers according to the conditions existing from time to time. No class rates were applied to these ship ments, hence overcharges were Inevitable, and when made were refunded to make the freight charges correspond with the rates quoted. The same rates quoted to the Standard were quoted to others, and in many cases the rates were obtained and used by others before the Standard know of their existence. “Mr. Garfield mentions certain Califor nia state rates used ‘In connection with interstate shipments.’ In reply it may be said that where the state rates were used from any point in California in con nection with interstate rates from some other point in California to, a point In Arizona, it was necessary because no true rates were in force from the point of shipment to destination.’’ Wenham Indicted. Chicago. May 16.—Charles T. Wenham, formerly agent for the Canadian Pacific railroad in this city, was today indicted on a charge of embezzling $51,000 belong ing to the company. He is at present in Newr York, and an officer left here today to bring him hack for trial. HEALTH RESTORED B Y YOUR BITTERS Is the gist of the thousands of testi monials received from grateful people. With such proof to back It there Is no logical reason why any man or woman should remain sickly. Get a bottle of HOSTETTER’S STOMACH BITTERS today and let it restore your health, too. For Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Bloat ing, Sour Risings, Headache, Costive ness, Female Ills or Malaria it Is ex cellent EPISCOPALIANS ME IN SESSION Seventy-fifth Annual Session of the Council Meets PROMINENT MEN ATTEND Big Wheel on engine at Brick Plant Runs Itself Literally to Pieces and a New Engine Has Been Ordered, Selma, May 16.—(Special.)—The seventy fifth annual sesison of the Episcopal council of the diocese of Alabama con vened In this city today at 10:30, Bishop C. M. Beckwith presiding. The sermon was preached by the Rev. Bertram E. Brown, after which the Holy Comrhunion was administered. Tire clerical and lay delegates then marched to the auditorium of the Y. M. C. A. building, where the session of the council will be held. Upon the council being organized a committee on credentials consisting of the Rev. Adams, the Rev. De Ovies and the Rev. Harris were appointed. Pending the re port of this committee, Dr. A. S. Lloyd, at the head of the mission work of the church, made a few remarks to the mem bers. An adjournment was then taken and the council reassembled at 3 o'clock. The report of the committee on creden tials was read and adopted and the bishop read his annual address, after which was taken up routine work of the council. At 6 o’clock Dr. Lloyd addressed the Woman’s Auxiliary and tonight he ad dressed the council, the subject being missions. There are a number of prominent Ala bamians In attendance on the meeting of the council, among them being Major Wallace Screws of the Montfomery Ad vertiser, Captain Joseph F. Johnson, Charles E. Waller, William C. Fitts of Mobile, Graham Benners of Greensboro, Richard Hines of Mobile, L. O. Davidson of Uniontown. St. Paul’s Parish of Greensboro has instructed its representatives to Invite the council to meet in that city next year and the prospect is that the invitation will be accepted. The trustees of the John E. Moore memorial fund will elect a successor to Capt. Joseph F. Johnston as treasurer at this session of the council, Captain Johnston having tendered his resignation. This fund was bequeathed- to the Episco pal church of Alabama by Mrs. Letitla Moore for the purpose of erecting a mem orial home for Confederate soldiers. The trustees erected a beautiful cottage at Mountain creek, where Is located the state soldiers* home and the church yearly does Its part In maintaining the home. Engine Ran to Pieces. Out at the Selma Brick and Tile com pany’s plant on Hardee street yesterday occurred a peculiar circumstances and as a result the corppany has had to j)lace an order for a new' engine. In some manner while the engine was running the controller got out of gear and the big wheel commenced to revolve j at a rate of speed whose rapidity would be hard to calculate. Before it could be stopped by shutting off the steam the engine had literally run Itself to jaleees and was a complete wreck. It had been In use for many years and the loss is not a great one to the company. EAST HIGHLANDS GLEE CLUB MEETS The Club Will Give a Picnic Excursion 1 to Riverside, Ala., May 24. Pratt City. May 16.—(Special.)—The East Highlands Glee club met tonight at the home of Miss Pearl Robinson. The fol lowing singers were present: Miss Hat tie EdwTards, Miss Lillie Miles. Miss Mary Delaney, Miss Josie Delaney, Miss Eva Levi, Miss Myrtle Crenshaw. Miss Marion White, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Dozier, Fred ( Tate, Jack Kelley, C. Sour, Charley Cul- , peper, Jake Almon, M. L. Waddell, N. H. 1’pshaw and John White. The meeting was much enjoyed by all present. The club will give a picnic at Riverside on May 24. Each member will be allowed to invite one friend. Notes and Personals. Mr. Jes^ Wilson, a prominent druggist of the city, will leave tomorrow morning for Greenville to visit relatives and friends. A. W. Key, who has been quite sick for some days, is reported better today’. Miss Myrtle Russell and Miss Belle Thaxton returned today from Montevallo. where they have been attending the Ala bama Girls’ Industrial school. Cleave Seay is on the sick list today’. The remains of Fred Charmiehael, the young man who was killed by falling off a trustle yesterday, were interred in the cemetery at Village Falls today. The Knights of Pythias conducted the fun eral. A racing team selected from the Pratt City volunteer Are department left this morning for Rome, Ga.. where they' will take part in the firemen’s tournament. Fir* at Charlotte. Charlotte, X. C. .May 16.—The plant of the 8outh Atlantic Waste company in a northern suburb of Charlotte was partial ly destroyed by fire tonight. The waste house where the fire originated from an unknow n cause was burned, with 6000 bales of waste and the main plant, and much valuable machinery was badly damaged. The loss will reach $250,000, nearly covered by Insurance, Bank Will Open. San Francisco, May 16.—All the savings banks of this city will reopen for business on May 28. Officials of the various insti tutions declared their hanks to be In ex cellent condition financially. Attention, Shriners! A ceremonial session of Zamora Tem ple, Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, will be held at Gadsden. Ala., tonight. A special train for the Shriners will leave the union depot at 4:40 o’clock today, returning tonight Im mediately after the Shrine meeting. A rate of $1.00 for round trip is made for the Shriners. Tickets can be had from the recorder or from the illus trious potentats. Visiting noble* are cordially invited. W. W. RANSOM, Illustrious Potent.aU. Rubber Tired Runabout $57.58 $45.00 with Steel Tires Only two cars at this price. Come quickly or you’ll be too late. Has 23x54 piand body with double bend stick seat trimmed In genuine leather. Axles have long distance dust proof spindles with hickory axle caps cemented and clipped to axles. 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Bell Phone 678 1822-350 ave • P'o?les Phone 375 We Are Headquarters For Lumber Lath Shingles Heidt-Nelson Coal and Lumber Co. Phones 943 Avenue E from 16th to 17th Streets FAIR "SHADY SIDE" I CALLSHOMESEEKERS — , .. TUXEDO CAR LINE TO BE EX TENDED TO OWENTON, FUR NISHING SHORTEST ROUTE FROM ENSLEY TO BIRMINGHAM ’ ' Ensley, May 16.—(Special.)—The beauti ful Ensley suburban residence district known as Shady Side Is soon to be ready for the advent of the homeseeker. The blocks were platted and the streets and avenues laid oft and graded some time ago. but it was determined by the ex ploiters not to throw the property open un til all city conveniences have been in stalled. Today, however, J. T. Mullarky, the well known contractor, was awarded the contract to put In the cement side walks throughout the property, and he will commence the work'on next Monday morning. This section lies about midway between Tuxedo and Owenton, and It is understood that the Tuxedo car line will be extended on through the property to Owenton, thereby furnishing the new addition with street car facilities. This line will be considerably shorter than either of the present routes to Birmingham, and is de stined therefore to become the most popu lar of the three. In speaking of the new residence section, a gentleman who is familiar with the lo cality said that It is undoubtedly the cream residence property in the Birming ham district. Its natural beauty has of ten been remarked, and Its altitude and lay insure Its healthfulness and drain age. Ensley will play the Birmingham Rail way, Light and Power company in this city on next Saturday afternoon. It is understood that both teams are working hard to get in good shape for the con test, and it Is expected that a great game will be seen. Ike Prince of Pratt City, brother of John L. Prince of this city, will leave to morrow with his family for a visit to friends and relatives in Tennessee. FLOOR-FIX FOR FLOORS. FtOORrFtX* LOUISVILLE VARNISH CO: LOUISVILLE. ^ FOR SALE BY ' artITH HARDWARE CO. Ensley, Ala. POLICE COURT In the police court yesterday, Tony Adams, charged with grand larceny* was bound over to the criminal court under a J.200 bond. Annie Watson, who is charged with shooting at Milbry Miller, both negroes, on Seventh alley, between Sixteenth and Seventeenth streets, Tuesday night, was bcund over to the criminal court under a $200 bond. DEATHS AND FUNERALS J. M. Webb, Jr. John M. Webb, Jr., the little son of Mr. and Mrs. John M. \vohb, 2212 Fifth ave nue, died yesterday morning at 11:20 o'clock. He had been sick only a few days and his sudden death was a great shock to his parents. While only 20 months old he was a very bright little fellow and a favorite with all who knew Ihlm. 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