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Jacobs’ Pharmacy Rubber Goods Housekeeper’s Rubber Gloves made by B. F. Goodrich & Co., ali sizes, pair.75c Glogau’s Alcohol Stoves..50c Jacobs’ Family Fountain Sy .ringe, all complete, two quarts, 77c, 3 quarts 87c, 4 quarts - -97c Wizard Circular Spray (lad ies’ syringe), made entirely of one piece of rubber, price..$2.00 Dr- Young’s Rectal Dilators complete set.$2-75 Bathing Caps, all rubber. -50c English Screw Cap ke Bag cloth covered, 10 in. size-• -75c Celluloid Eye Shades. •• .25c Stationery Berlin’s celebrated line, all grades from 2^c up. Get acquainted with this line of Stationery once and you will never use any other kind. Hair Brush 5ale Hair brushes offer an excellent illustra tion of the superiority of our buying facili ties. We import all our Hair, Tooth, Nail and Clothes Brushes. This week a ship ment of Hair Brushes was received. We offer from the lot this extraordinary good value. $ i. 5"o value for $ 1.00. A Tooth Brush Value That Can’t Be Duplicated A solid cement back, all pure bristle, guaranteed. Sold all over the world O at 3>c. Our special price . . Trusses, Elastic Stockings, Abdominal Supporters Fitted by experts. No extra charge for service. Family Receipts Accurately Filled This store has always been noted for its standard of carefulness and the purity of the drugs sold. Every household has some special re ceipt of its own. Bring them to us. The prices will be right and you will get better results'on account of the purity of the drugs and their proper compounding. Duffy’s Malt Whisky 75 c; pints 50c; half p nt 35c Caledonian Club Rye Malt, full quarts, 90 proof 75c. Murphy Malt 65c ^ Cascade, full quarts, regular price $1.50; Jacobs’ price $1.00. Old Oscar Pepper, bottled in bond, quarts 96c, pints 54c, half pints 29c. Regular price $1.50, 85c, 50c respectively. Jacobs’ Pure Rye, bottled in bond, full quart, full proof. Better than most of the $1.50 brands, special $1.00 quart. Jacobs’ Pharmacy The Birthplace of Cut Prices ' 209-211 N. 19th St. TIME IS RIPE FOR REFORM IN TARIFF I GROVER CLEVELAND, JUDGE PAR KER AND OTHERS SEND LET TERS TO BE READ AT TARIFF REFORM DINNER. New York. June 2.—A dinner was given by the tariff reform committee of the Reform club tonight at the Hotel Astor to inaugurate a movement to return to -Congress at t'he next election members pledged to tariff reform legislation. Henry B. Stapler, chairman of the re form committee, presided, and ^he speak ers included ex-Governor Douglas of Mas sachusetts, Representative John Sharp Williams and J. T. Rainey. Letters of regret were read from former President Grover Cleveland, Alton B. Parker and Henry Watterson. Mr. Cleveland’s letter read: "I am convinced that the value to our people of wholesome tariff reform was never more easily made apparent than now. and that there never was a more op portune time for its earnest advocacy. Those who are enlisted in the cause should not allow themselves to suppose t'hat it has been overwhelmed by other topics, which Just now’ seem to have taken possession of popular consideration. “These will prove to be but temporary and evanescent when the truth is bmnslit borne to our countrymen that they are daily and hourly the victims of an evil underlying nearly all otl^r economio abuses which stealthily and unrelenting ly betray the Interests and welfare of t*he many for the selfish and pampered few. Very truly, GROVER CLEVELAND.” Mr. Watterson said in liis letter: “Hearty good wishes for the club and God speed the dgy of our redemption from a protective system which under* lies all sorts of condition* of dishonest money-making, and haa done more than all other agencies (o corrupt the morals of our people and our politics." An Invitation -was sent to William Jen nings Bryan at Lincoln, but a reply from Mr. Bryan’s brother Informed the com mittee that Mr. Bryan oould not complete bis tour of t'he world In time to be pres ent. , i i Congressman Rainey of Illinois said In closing his speech: "There is nothing in the balance of trade theory. None of these arguments appeal to the American people as they did In the years that are gone. You con cede that an Individual has the right to buy in the cheapest markets, will you deny t'hat right to 60,000.000 people? Com merce ought to be permitted to flow un restrained by tariff obstructions.” NEGRO IS SHOT. Bootblacljs Have Trouble Which Re sults Seriously for One of Them. Fred Jackson, a negro bootblack, who works at a stand In front of the Senate saloon, with another negro boy by the name of Robert Doss, was shot In the arm by the latter on Fourth avenue between Nineteenth and Twentieth street last night. The shooting grew out of a light tt^e two negroes had last Monday, In which Jack son cut Doss on the face. Jackson Is held in Jail under a charge of assault with In tent to murder, Policeman Nixon making the arrest. Doss got away after the shooting. MONTAGUE HALL. Library Building at Howard ^College Has Been Formally Named. The library building at the Howard college, dedicated last Tuesday, was named Montague hall In honor of the late wife of Dr. A. P. Montague, the pres ident. Mrs. Montague was deeply beloved by all who knew her for her nobility and character and charm of personality, and her death Is deemed a personal loss by all connected with t'he college. The new building bears the following Inscription: Montague Hall May Christian Montagus UM WALL STREET IS MORE SENSITIVE Rhinosceros Hides Are No Longer Fashionable t SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE Big Fellows on the Street Have Now Become as Sensitive to Unfriendly Criticism as Sore s. Boils, — BY W. G. NICHOLAS. New York, June 2.—(Special).—One of the most noteworthy developments of the hour is the changed attitude of the rich and powerful personages and interests in Wall street toward tlie public. It Is no longer fash ion&ble to wear rhinoceros hides and assume indifference to attack and criticism. “Public be d—d“ senti ments are reserved for star chamber ex pression. The big fellows have become sensitive to unfriendly notice as sore boils. The unrest of the public mind has become a recognized fact, even among the haughty and exclusive members of the “upper clawses,” who had contracted the chronic habit of regarding all popu lar demonstrations as vulgar agitations designed chiefly to annoy -them, but as being otherwise unimportant. All this is changed. “Graft” revela tions have followed fast, and followed faster during the past two years until the popular awakening has assumed a complexion most menacing to interests hitherto regarded as impregrmbly en trenched. insurance revelations long since gave way to serial sensations of astounding graft in other directions until it would seem almost as though the whole busi ness world literally reeks with immoral ity and rottenness. Much or the talk that is hoard is gross exaggeration and susceptible to explanation, but evidence is found on every hand that the popular feeling has been worked up to a pitch which makes it impossible to sanely dis criminate. Washington, the political nerve center of the nation, is even more deeply stirred than Wall street. Every congressman and officeholder alms to keep in touch with sentiment in his par ticular locality, and from Washington comes word that popular unrest has swol len to tidal wave proportions. Politicians, from United States senators down to road supervisors, are bowing to the storm. They have been trained to distinguish ■the difference between tlttillation and a ground swell, and they are in agreement as to tiie size of the movement now In evidence. Washington news is making Wall street sit up and take notice. That Wall street lias its ear to the ground is shown in the very recent past by: The creation of a Standard Oil publicity bureau. Consolidated Gas company's abandon ment of its programme to nullify by court injuncture the 80c gas law nilly willy, and then to proceed calmly with the col lection of bills under the old $1 rate. The cutting in half of the telephone charges in New York city. The beef trust’s llghtniing change of front on meat inspection. President Cassatt's rush home from Europe. Railroad willingness to accept any rate bill Congress may frame. “The whole is greater than any of its 1 Sugar Trust Will Profit. | "Sugar" will probably be benefltted as much by the free alcohol bill as the whis ky trust. Standard Oil money, by the way, practically controls “sugar.” Al cohol is one of the bi-products of sugar refining, although it has not been exploit ed as such. The sugar trust has not specialized that portion of Its business on account of the high tax on spirits Imposed by the government. Under the new order of things. It is a certainty that the big sugar company will enter exten sively upon the production of alcohol; ■will be stimulated In many directions and the poor whisky trust which has borne the expense of long and arduous cam paigns against Congress for legislation of the "right sort” will have to divide the benefits with whoever may care to enter the field in competition. It will not be necessary, however, to waste sympathy on the whisky trust, for the insiders have made a barrel of money in the stock mar ket on the strength of what Congress would do. Shrewd advertisements of the benefits that would accrue to the trust after the passage of the free alcohol bill has been tho backbone of the bull movement In whisky stock and the price was marked up from 25 to 69. Insiders have cleared $15,000,000 to $20,000,000 on the stock above 60. a large part of It going out at 60 dr higher. Some of them were so impressed with their own arguments that they bought back. ThP smarter ones were satisfied to let the public make whatever it could above 56 or thereabouts, although still retaining an interest, so as to be In a position to take advantage or whatever developments might take place later on. As matters now stand the public has the big end of the stock capitalization and the whisk trust Insiders have the 'money. Baer Is Character Study. George F. Baer, said to be scheduled for the presidency ^of the Pennsylvania, when Mr. Cassatt fades into private life, pre sents a curious character study. He has been described as “abnormally self-center ed." Nine out of ten men who have made history and changed the map of the world have had that failing. It was the over shadowing characteristics of Caesar, of Mahomet, of Charlemagne, of Peten the Great, of Cromwell, of Napolean, of Fred erick the Great, of Joan of Arc, of Colum bus,1 of Stanley, of Livingston, of Andrew Jackson, of Theodore Roosevelt, and scores of others who are enrolled on the scroll of the Great. The humblest and most self-abnegating of all Jews proclaim ed that "only through me shall ye enter the Kingdom of Heaven." George F. Baer believes In himself. Right or wrong, he knows he Is right and is unswerving In the faitli. Having taken a stand he goes the limit in Its support. He may be out voted and obliged to execute the will of a hostile majority, but that does not shake his opinions In the slightest. Fear of per sonal consequences doe* not move him. Quality of that kind typifies the highest degree of courage. It is the kind that nerved martyrs to unflinchingly endure torture, heroes to look with unblanched faces into the cannon's flaming mouth. The Baer type of courage is different from the pure "gambler nerve" possessed by successful plungers and speculators. This latter quality is too often marked by utter selfishness and by an entire absence of a gen.se 'of responsibility. It will un hesitatingly hazard the happiness and welfare of wife and children on the turn of a card on the throw of a dice. Not so with Baer. He will go as far as any eambler, if he believes the course mapped out Is for the best, but not on any chance or Impulse. Baer’s usual ability coupled with his unyielding courage go to make an Impressive personality. If promotion be in store for Reading's president, he will 1)0 In no manner set up: to his con sciousness it will be akin to for**ord!na tlon. ThA more the matter 1a looked into, the I greater become the difficulties in the way of the segregation of anthracite coal properties into the corporate ownership separate from the railroads composing anthracite coal trust. In several of the railroads, notably in Reading, these prop erties are included in t*he securities un derlying bond issues. There is apparently no way of detaching this asset from the others enumerated in the bond. The Read- ■ ing has a first mortgage bond obligation of $135,000,000 (of which $70,282,000 is out standing) a 4 per cent year gold matur ing in 1997, ninety-one years hence. The sinking fund provision call for 5 cents on , every ton of coal mined on the Reading property. There is apparently no way of retiring these bonds except at par, and then only at the option of the (holders. This situation appears to be a bar to any scheme that might be proposed to separate the anthracite properties from their pres ent railroad owners. The unraveling of this puzzle will tax the ingenuity or the lawyers may result in endless lilgh-class litigation. The railroads have tihree years in which to study this problem, as they are given that period of time to carry out the provisions of the law covering that point. Pennsylvania Stock Affected. All this talk about the possible retire ment of President Cassatt and a reor ganization of the personnel of Pennsyl vania management Is having o disquiet ing effect on the minds of timid specula tive holders of the stock. The company Is irrevocably committted to a scheme of collosal improvements and extensions, and with this grand plan, Ahe name of Mr. Cassatt is irrevocably identitled. Much of the work is of his conception and as it is at the present moment in varying stages of incompleteness demoral ization might follow the withdrawal of his guiding hand and the loss of his com manding genius. Mr. Cassatt Is acknow ledged to be the greatest railroad con structor of the period, and it is hardly probable that the Pennsylvania company will listen to sugestions for his retire ment, at least not until plans now un der way are worked out. Four and six tracking the road between New York and Pittsbung, the construction of won derful terminals andvstatlons at New York, Washington. Chicago and riser where and the addition of thousands of locomotives and tens of thousands of cars equipment are only the larger fea tures of a comprehensive development in volving a total outlay of quite $250,000,000— and Mr. Cassatt is apparently the only man on the stage to boss the job. Of course, If he should die, there would be some one to take his place, but the graft ing propensities of subordinates may not be regarded as a valid reason for his official elimination at a critical period in the history of the greatest railroad sys tem in the world. Gossip over the ques tion is none the less disturbing from a market point of View. The mere thought of a shift sends cold chills down the back of sections of Wall street. Congressman Huff may find the sub cellar method of escape from the sub poena servers all right, but others who have hesitancy about getting under the limelight of official investigation prefer different routes. For instance, there is quite a. lieglra of traffic managers to Eu rope t'hese days, and the other day a. gentleman bearing a striking resemblance to E. I. Berwlnd was observed making a flying connection with a departing liner pointed for Liverpool, although the cabin entry Identified the party as a “Mr. Rich ardson.” Standard's Action Is Puzzle. Close market observers made up their minds some time ago that Standard Oil Insiders were selling Amalgamated Cop per by the ream and buying Pennsyl vania. This discovery started the wMse acres and gave rise to endless chatter. They put in days and sleepless nights trying to get the meaning of the strange i market maneuvering, and the conclusions reached were varied and numerous. The verdict agreed upon by the floor trad ing element seemed to be that the Stand ard Oil crowd, needing money with which to lay in a line of Pennsylvania, sold Amalgamated to get it. expecting to re cover the copper stock later on a reces sion. If any fellow can guess what the Standard Oil party Is really doing and arrive at a solution of its plans and pur poses he will never have to work again. It is one of the delights of Rogers-Arch bold-Rockefeller group of market players to fool the street. It rarely shoots the way it looks. MARTIAL LAI NOW REIGNS AT CANANEA MEXICAN SOLDIERS, RURALES AND VOLUNTEERS ARE PATROL- I LING THE STREETS AND SITUA- j TION IS NOW WELL IN HAND. Douglas, Ariz., June 2.—Martial law has been proclaimed at Cananea, Mox., to night, and every street is being patrolled by Mexican soldiers, rurales and the vol unteers who left Naco at 8 o’clock this morning. Colonel KotzcrlitBky arrived In Cananea today with twenty-flve rurales, and as many more regular Mexican sol diers are riding ncross the country from Magdalena, the military headquarters. Col. W. G. Gieene has taken command of ( the volunteer soldiers from Blsbee. while Cclonel Kotzerlitsky Is commanding the ' Mexican forces. Governor Yzabl proclaimed martial law late this evening, relieving tlie civil au thorities from any responsibility for the present. While there is feverish excitement yet observable. It is expected there will be no further attempt on the part of the striking Mexicans to make any further demonstration. Douglas. Ariz.. June 2.—The following dispatch was received here tonight from | Naco. Ariz.: “A reporter of the Associated Press was in communication with Col. W. C. Greene over the telephone t*hls afternoon, and was advised that Governor Yzabl and the armed posse which accompanied him from Bisbee had arrived at Cananea, and that their appearance in the town had a quiet ing effect on the strikers. Colonel Greene added that there was, however, still con siderable anxiety and uneasiness appar ent, and Indicated that the trouble was ' not entirely at an end. “Vice Consul Maza, who represents the Mexican government at Naco, has re ceived a message from Cananea stating ! that the authorities there had the situa tion well in hand. “Four troops of I'nited States cavalry arrived in Naco this afternoon from Fort Hu&chuca, and have camped on the Amer ican side of the line. It is said that the troops are under strict orders not to cross the line until permission 'has been re ceived both from President Roosevelt and President Diaz. It is now learned that in the encounters between Americans and the Mexican officials at Naco last night, two Mexicans were killed, besides the one previously reported as wounded." FOUND DEAD IN BED. C. M. Dunn, Registered From Selma, j Takes Laudanum in Mobile. Mobile. June 2.—C. M. Dunn, a middle aged .man, apparently of goad family con nection. and who registered at a local hotel from Selma. Ala., last night, was found dead in bed today. Two empty booties of laudanum told the tale of suicide. Nothing was found on tils body by which positive Identification could be established. Dunn had evidently taken the poison shortly after going to his room. of Exchanged Pianos At Reduced Prices .During the past few months we have taken in exchange as part payment on our own line, which consists of the standard pianos of the world, such as these: Steinway, Knabe, Starr, Richmond and Jesse French makes, which we are offering at almost your own price and on terms to suit the customer. At this season of the year we have a number of other pianos which have been rented and returned for the summer months.. We are offering them at prices which will surely move them. They will not be on our floor but a few days. Our list of exchanged pianos consist of the following, with several other! Haines Bros., large size, Walnut case. Kimball, late style, large size Walnunt case. Kimball, late style, large size Oak case. Emerson, late style, large size Walnut case. Opera, large size, Ebony case. Vose, large size, Walnut case. Mathusheck, large size, Ebony case. All of these have been over-hauled in our shops and are in good condition. _ ______ —■ ■ — - — - ■ ■ --- — Our player Piano line is the most complete in the world. Knabe-Angelus. Starr-Cecilian. Emerson-Angelus. Jesse French Kano ana n — —f “• %an Co. Blrn'ln0hani, Ala STATEHOOD BILL HAS ROCKY ROAD POLL SHOWS THAT THE MEASURE CANNOT PASS THE SENATE WITHOUT DEMOCRATIC VOTES. CONFEREES SIGN REPORT. Washington, June 2.—Conferees on the | statehood bill at 3 o’clock today signed a report covering all reports in dispute, but exception was taken by the democrats to the agreement in relation to Arizona and New Mexico. The vote was unani mous in regard to all provisions relating to the admission of Oklahoma and In dian Territory. The exception taken by Senator Patterson and Representative Moon, the managers on the part of the minority, indicate that the agreement may yet encounter shoals in the Senate where a poll show's that without demo cratic votes, the report cannot be adopted. The opposition to the admission of New Mexico and Arizona as one state has been led from the first by Senator For aker. By the aid of a few republicans and practically the entire democratic strength he had succeeded In preventing an agreement on any measure that would not give to the people of either -territory the right at a special election to reject statehood. By the agreement signed to day the people of these territories can vote separately on the question of .state hood at the regular election on November 6, at which time territorial officers and officers of the proposed new' state are elected, and a vote upon the constitution heretofore adopted, is also to be had. When the conference report was pre sented to the Senate today, Senator For aker said it was not acceptable to lijm and lie would do his utmost to defeat It. Senator Bailey declared that the agree ment w'ould not be accepted by the dem ocrats. The Indications are, therefore, that the report will precipitate another sharp contest In the Senate. It was stated today that a poll of the Senate shows forty-two republicans and one democratic vote for the conference, report, which means that two more votes would have to bo obtained before the re port can be adopted. Senator Foraker believes that the list of republicans said •to favor the agreement is not as large as stated by friends of the original joint statehood proposition. Spreckles1 Daughter Marriea New York. June 2.—Mrs. Kinma Wat son, daughter of Claus Spreckles of Hau Francisco, was married to John W. Ferris of San Francisco today at the Church of Transfiguration In this city. CHARGED WITH BRIBERY. Special Grand Jury In Florida Gets Down to Business, Gainesville, Fla., June 2-Tbe^;^^1 grand jury of the circuit cyeg, dart ties of to inquire into alleged reg.uIar term the grand Jury of the la,™, lndlctallmtg of the court, today re>i'form#r agent of againe J N «T°<Hne here, and against the Atlantic Coast /;um Thomaa <:harKt J. C. B. and Will thg r(>lcuIar attempts to tori* Jury. Ases WHTft hgld umlpr bondg ! lie 1 homj, Strobar. who was released of J1500 raolag of embezzlement by the from chari cf the last term of court. Is grand Jurjkvlng. Ieft Gainesville since that not here, hyuiona.1 oharges also were made time. Betisi prominent attorneys were en that certaUttempts to bribe that Jury by gaged In I’hlsky. gifts of rt-_ 'Gorsuch Dies In Berlin. Major ’ „ ,, . oe A—Major Robert B. Gor U<>rlln, Jidthe most prominent Amerl surh. one of^ hprp. dled th|, ,nornlng> can residents Major Gorsuch was for age<l 79 years., pers0»nft, representative many years tlto Coll|g p Huntington, hero of the h'ently Identilled with rail and was promlrf ,n thl, COUIltry for the way construction past flfty years. .<*»*». mic _ . * mw THE WESTERNT UNION TELEGRAPH COMPAJT' -INCORPORATED - 23,000 OFFICES IN AMERICA. CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD. TbisOtflpaoy TRANSMIT* and DELIVER* meeeagoa only oo condJliooaiun unf its liability, which be*« teAuwotal us by the winder of the following matey* EjTory can be guarded against only by repeating a tneaaago bacc u> tne needing ataUao (or ootnpanaon and the Company will not hold itealf liable for erruivor MM1 Is transmission or delivery of 0 nr * peat ed Meeeagee. berond the amount of u>Ue paid thnraon. nor to any earn "t>em the claim ia o«.tvwutod in writing within iUV A after ihe meaaage ta died with the Company for tranml—Kit.. Tins 19 an UN REPEATED MESSAGE, and la delivered by requen of the tender under the eeoditlona named above ROBERT C. CLQWRY. Prenldwm and Ownwral Manager. _ ____ in S 10 Paid Waterloo, Iowa, June 2d, 06. Anchor Supply Co., Birmingham, Ala. Accept offer on refrigerators. Bill lading sent 8:25 a. m. Herrick Refgr. Co. These were purchased in Birmingham depot, freight paid, at less than cost of manufacture. Our custom ers will reap the benefit. The Herrick is acknow ledged even by our com- • petitors, as the best refrig erator made. Don’t delay, come whjle the assortment is complete. Cash or Credit. Anchor Supply Company. 2218 Second Avenue, Birmingham. 1717-1719 Avenue E, Ensley.