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$4.00 Porter Special $2.95 “Rugby” $7.00 Boyden Oxford $4.95 Perfec-toe $5.00 Tan Boyden $3.95 Perfec-toe $SSO Bovden Oxforde $3.95 Boston A String of Oxford Bargains—All Winners Mail Orders all Filled the same day received. - - ———.-u ... — -- __--r ■ - ....—r....^ ---- INTEREST SHOWN IN THE CAMPAIGN Ensley Presents an Active Bat tle Ground WYLAM WILL ORGANIZE Friends of Dr. R. M. Cunningham Will Form a Club to Assist In His Campaign for Governor of Alabama. Ensley, August 10.—(Special.)—The peo ple of Ensley are taking an active in terest in the political campaign both in the state and county. Dr. R. M. Cunningham, candidate for governor, being a citizen of this city, Is naturally receiving the hearty support of his many friends here, and B. B. Comer also has many warm friends here who are interested in Ills candidacy. The local Cunningham club is 'holding regular weekly meetings which are well attended and the members are doing some active and very efficient work for the candidate of their choice. A campaign committeee, formed from the membership of the club, has active charge of the campaign In the state, and i f——■———■— ---— l For all purposes for which Milk or Cream is used BORDEN’S Eagle CONDENSED if Milk.niColumbian evaporated-Q^qih Convenient and eco nomical. Suited to any modification (Unsweetened) Natural Milk Flavor i WHEN NEEDING LUMBER PLANING MILL STUFFS OF AUL KINDS Brackets, Mouldings, Columns, Etc. You'll find It to your Interest to give us a call. •HOUSE BILLS A SPECIALTY. JENKINS LUMBER GO. Yard, Mill and Office, Cor. 19th St. and 10th Ave., n. Both Phones 1134. NO MALFEASANCE FOUND AGAINST JUDGE CARGILL fieottsboro, August 10.—(Special.)—As a number of represntative citizens In this county—friends of C. L. Cargill, late judge of probate of the county, have time and again, In justice to him, requested of your correspondent that a true version of the judge's claimed indebtedness to the county be given the public, I will try and give what his home paper had to say in his defense: The examiner of the books and accounts of retiring officers of Jackson county made his report last winter and charged that Judge C. L. Cargill was Indebted to the county in a sum more than twenty six hundred dollars. Inasmuch as a summary of that report was published, we deem it due to Judge Cargill to publish the following: The matter of said accounts was inves tigated by the court of county commis sioners, assisted by counsel for the court, and the accountant, and also by Judge Cargill and his counsel. At the June, 1900, term of said court a settlement was con cluded. On said settlement the court reached the conclusion that Judge Cargill was indebted to the county in the sum of only $889.17, as follows, towlt: Fines assessed in county court . $223.00 County court costs .$170.87 Less credit not given. 30.94— 133.93 Balance on license . 12.99 Balance on estray . 10.23 $389.17 The sum of $223 was charged for fines which had not been collected. Of the item of $133.93 county court costs. $37 was for costs not taxed and thefore not collected. The remainder of said amount included Items of costs not collected; also items for which Judge Cargill had given the defendants further time to pay and same items which probably had been paid, but for which receipts had not been found. His counsel argued that Judge Cargill was not liable for fines not collected, especially so in cases where the suritles were solvent and liable to pay the same. On a decision being reached charging him with said fines his counsel, with his approval, de cided not to further contest this point since the court and counsel through th5 entire investigation had been patient, courtieous and fair. In the course of the investigation the court ascertained that the Judge had accounted for the money re ceived from the hire of convicts and for that received from the redemption of lands sold for taxes, and that received from the sales of lands by the state and excluded the charges In connection with these matters as well as tho greater amount of all the charges and fixed a liability for only the amount aforesaid. It was developed on said investigation that when it became necessary for the county ! to borrow money to meet accrued inter i est on the pike roads bonds Judge Cargill ; loaned the county his own and induced M. A. Clay to furnish the balance needed at 5 per cent interest. In addition to this it also appeared that when he had the c ns tody of the pike road funds, upon his own personal responsibility, he made and collected from the hanks of deposit more than $3000 of interest and paid the same to the county without remuneration to himself. In its judgment rendered and entered of record at said June term the commission ers' court relieved Judge Cargill from any imputation of malfeasance In the ad ministration of his office. The fullest investigation was invited by Judge Cargill, and the same was patiently made through almost endless details, and especially is he grateful that a conclusion was reached mutually satisfactory. HARRY M. HENDERSON. from its headquarters in the A very t build ing at the corner of Avenue E and Nine teenth street is sending out large quan tities of literature and conducting the necessary correspondence. Comer Supporters. There lias been no formal organization of Comer supporters in Ensley, but bis friends are making individual efforts in his behalf. While It is generally con ceded t 1mt Cunningham will easily carry beat 45, which includes Ensley and Wy* lam, the Comer people claim that they will make a fine showing on the day of , the primary. 'I'lie friends of Dr. Cunningham at Wy lam met last night and took steps looking to the permanent organization of a club. Mayor John E. Nplan was elected tem porary chairman and he appointed a com- , mittee on permanent organization. This committee will report at a meeting to be called in a few days. Dr. Cunningham has many warm sup porters in Wylam, who. claim that they will be able to carry that section by a large majority. Local Candidates. The people of Ensley are also Interested In other candidates and especially those in the field for counts' offices. All the seven candidates for sheriff have warm friends here who are working wit’ll en thusiasm for the candidates of their choice and at this time it is hard to tell who will lead the ticket at this box. Ensley has two candidates in the field for the legislature. City ^Attorney Ro Maine Boyd and Attorney W. \V. Short ridge. Both these candidates, of course, will receive henry, support from the voters of Ensley, and tlpe friends of each claim that they have the nomination almost assured. Miller Leads. Next in interest, possibly, is tin* race J between Nathan L. Miller and C. P. Bed- j dow for the state senate from Jefferson county. Both men have friends here who are giving them hearty support, hut it is generally conceded that Mr. Miller will re ceive a good majority of the votes cast at this box. The various other candidates for state and county offices have their friends, who lose no opportunity to boost their j interests. , The remaining two weeks before the j primary promise to be full of engaging ' and increasing interest in local political • circles. Notes and Personals. J. T. Iviwry went to Cullman today on I a business and pleasure trip. T. F. West will go to Mississippi to- J morrow, where he will remain for several I days. The Rev. A. Crawford of Tullahomn, Tenn.. arrived tonight and will remain in the city for two or three daj*s. He will conduct services at 8t. John’s Episcopal church Sunday morning at 11 o’clock and again at night at 7:3H o'clock. Mrs. Ellis Blown of Bessemer will ar- 1 rive tomorrow for several davs visit Jo WofK lias begun on'tWe^biiTlding of ad ditional office rooms for the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad company on Nine teenth street, opposite the present office building of the company." It is understood that the new building will ho of large dimension and will be specially arranged for the use of the draughting depart ment. The business of the company haa increased to quell an extent that the pres ent quarters are inadequate. to the cler ical force. The Cunningham club of Ensley met in regular session at the city hall tonight and transacted a considerable amount of routine business. Ensley aerie of Kagles met in regular session in their hall on Nineteenth street tonight. MAYFIELD’S FUNERAL HELD. Young Man Was Crushed to Death By a Log Last Tuesday. Newtonville, August 10.—The death of Dick Mayfield, who was killed near here last Tuesday, was particularly sad. He was with a crew of hands logging the mill and had started with a wagon car rying only one medium sized log sixteen or eighteen feet long, to the mill. The log was neither chained nor scotched to the wagon and when he drove into a sidling road the log rolled off falling across his chest, crushing him to death instantly. The funeral occurred at Moores Bridge cemetery, Rev. G. A. Grovlee officiating and was attended far and near h.v a host of sympathizing friends. Deceased wras a brother of Dr. S. F. and Judge J. J. May field of Tuscaloosa and leaves a widow and four small children with whom the entire country sympathizes. FIGHT GETS WARMER. Outsiders Will Go to Madison to Speak for Dispensary. Huntsville. August 10.—(Special.)—1The j dispensary campaign in Madison county j is getting more exciting every day and the lilies between the two factions are j sharply drawn. The issue is being dis cussed by the candidates for the legisla ture in all parts of the county and big crowds are always present. The dispensary campaign committee has i written Seaborn Wright of Rome to come ami deliver a few speeches in favor of the dispensary system, and he has promised to do so. The Rev. 8. E. W'Rsson of De- | cR-tur, one of tlie leaders of the dispensary faction in the state, has agreed to come here and make a few speeches, all hough tlie fight is quite as warm in ills own county. -•*.- i Ground Broken for School House. | Camp Hill, August ID.—(Special.)—This | morning ground was broken for the new public school building. It will be two stories, pressed brick and stone, and of elegant design. The cost will be between $8000 and $10,000. Cull&rs & Graver of Au burn and Alexander City, are the con tractors. Every house in Camp Hill is occupied and there is demand for a num ber of others. To meet this demand, plans are on foot to open two new streets to supply residence lots. Debs In New Decatur. New Decatur, August 10—(Special.)—Eu gene V. Debs, the great socialist and labor leader, speaks in this city tomorrow night. His subject has not as yet been an nounced. This is the first time Mr. Debs has ever visited this portion of The state and as a resuit it is expected that a large crowd will listen to his speech to morrow night. There are quite a good majiy socialists in New Decatur. VETERANS FINISH PLEASANT OUTING SOUTHERN STEEL COMPANY WILL EXPERIMENT IN MANUFACTURE OF TRAM WHEELS—OTHER NEWS OF GADSDEN Gadsden. August 10.—(Speclal.)-The Confederate Veterans of Etowah county, who have been holding their annual re union at Gilliland's Springs, broke camp yesterday after electing the following of ficers for the coming year; Col. R. a. r, Dunlap, commander; T. H. Stephens! lieutenant commander; Boyce sits, sec ond lieutenant commander; Dr. J. 'tv. Newman, adjutant. Major J. a. Harris of Montgomery delivered the annual ad dress which created much enthusiasm. A large delegation of ladles were present in the Interest of the Emma Sanson, mon ument and a neat sum was raised among the veterans for tho monument. Some sixty odd veterans and their friends were present and the reunion proved to be one of the most successful and pleas ant ever held. Sam Jones, a negro murderer, was given a preliminary hearing before Judge J. V\ . Penn today and was remanded to jail without bond. Jones murdered ti ne | gfo woman in Alabama City several years ago, by knocking her In the head with a hsimmer. He made his escape and was only captured in Chattanooga a short while ago. I he Southern Steel company will short ly begin the manufacture of tram ear wheels on a small scale for its own use lu the mines, ore beds and rock quar ries. The moulds are now belnk made In a local foundry. If the experiment Is a success the manufacture will be taken up on an extensive scale. I he Southern Steel company’s plant, which has been closed down for the past four days In order to place a new water main, resumed operations last night In all departments. The large water main which carries the supply of water from IMlIs Creek had become defective and had caused several shut downs In the past few months has been replaced with a larger new pipe. Many minor repairs were also made in and around the fur naces and machinery, which has placed the plant In excellent condition for the fall and winter operations. It was announced today that ex-Gov ernor Joseph F. Johnston, candidate for alternate United States senator, will speak here on Thursday evening, August 1C. Governor Johnston lias many warm supporters here and preparations are al ready under way to give hint the great est ovation of the present campaign. A man reglsterin ,s n. E. Vandcgrift caused something a sensation at a local hotel las’ and had to be locked up In tin .-it,. j.,n f,,,- s„r„ k( _ lug. On bis arrival a’, the hotel he gave the proprietor $11 ■ for .safe keeping and retired to his room. At two o'clock this morning he appeared at the hotel office and asked that a carriage be ordered as he wished to take a drive. He was Informed that he could not get a car riage at that hour. He then went out on the street and asked a policeman to ring the alarm and call out all tin- force to take care of hint He was then locked up for the remainder of the night and was released this morning and imme diately bought a ticket to 8t. Louis. The man’s mind seemed to he badly de ranged. The last signature to the dceil transfer ring the property reeently bought by the Commercial club for tin Alabama Great Southern shop extensions was secured to day at Oshkosh. Wl*.. today by a local attorney who had gone there for that purpose. The superintendent has had a force of men at work for the past two weeks putting the property In shape for the construction of the buildings, which will be rushed to completion. Will Make Plow Handles. Decatur. August 10— (Special. )—Arams Brus. are building a factory here for the manufacture of plow handles and for light saw work They will also make brackets. Their factory will be located on the river front here, where their saw mil! was burned some months ago. 'tills company formerly owned and operated here one of (he largest saw mills In tins portion of the country. Woman Pleads for Husband. Huntsville, August 10.—(Special.)—Mrs. George Palmer, the woman Who was shot by her husband on Tuesday last, hns had a quick recovery, and appeared In court yesterday In behalf of her husband. She begged that Palmer he admitted to hail and the court allowed the defendant bond In the sum of 1000. Mrs. Palmer was at first thought to he fatally wounded. Postmaster Appointed. Washington, August 10.—(Special.)—Al fred Norden appointed postmaster at Sil verhlll. Baldwin county, vice C. J. olan iler, removed. SONS OF VETERANS GOING TO MOBILE City Preparing to Make Re union a Big Success WILSON RENDERS OPINION1 Insurance Companies Cannot Deposit Municipal Bonds and Expect to Do Business In the State. Other Capitol News. Montgomery. August 10.—(Special.)—All the offiers of the Alabama Division I'nited Sons of Confederate Veterans, as well us the commander-in-chief of the en tire federation, are making arrangements to make the reunion of the Alabama divis ion, in connection with the reunion of the veterans at Mobile late in November a great success. Commander Q. \V. Duncan of the Alabama Sons, has begun an ex tensive correspondence with tht* camps and individual sons over the state and the responses indicate that things are going to turn out well indeed. The Alabama division 1ms always been active and aggressive, one of the most active of the confederation, and bus taken a prominent part in history, relief and monument work. At this time it is spend ing its energies in securing money for a monument to the gallant John Pelham. In a few days Commander Duncan will go to Mobile to confer with Chairman Moulton of the Sons’ committee, and ar range the details of the reunion and the programme. There are more than forty camps of the Sons in Alabama and the members are going to go to Mobile In great numbers. This much has been indicated to Corn* inander Duncan by the number of letters recived. A sponsor will be selected, with the muids, in a few' days, and the matter j now being under consideration. Commander Duncan is in full accord with the Mobile members that there should be at least three days of the re union. He thinks that full time ought to be given for business; also that there should be no neglect of the social and personal side. He believes that there should be two business sessions the first two days with a joint meeting with the Veterans the second, winding up on the third with a general parade. It is neces sary that the Sons and Veterans have a Joint session to take up many matters of joint interest. The people of Mobile are preparing to offer the visitors the best sort of a time There will be boat excursions and rides over the city In autos and street cars. A trip will be taken to Fort Morgan and the many sights about the city- will be taken in. Col. Saffold Berney Is the chairman of the Mobile general committee, and Col. J. L. Moulton of the Sons' committee. These are men fully In touch with the people of the Gulf City as well as the Veterans and Sons. Dr. Thomas M. Owen, cotn mander-in-chlef of this city formerly com mander of the Alabama division, will be there and give the business matters his personal attention. Insurance Opinion. The Chicago Life Insurance company has not been alhgwnd to qualify In Ala bama because Its securities are not of a kind required by the state. In Alabama the laws require that companies doing business In Alabama shall have bonds of their own state, the United States or well secured real estate. The following opinion asked of the attorney general was given at the request of Deputy Insur ance Commissioner A. C. Sexton; “By Attorney General Massey Wilson: To entitle a life company created by the laws or another state to do business in Alabama, It must have on deposit with the proper officers of tlie state of it* creation, at least $100,000 of United States. Ala bama or bonds of the state of Its creation, or notes or bonds secured by mortgages on real estate of at least double the value of the mortgages. By the terms, 'bonds of tills state,' or ‘the state in which the company is organized;’ bonds issued by the state are meant, and not bonds Issued by a municipal corporation of the state. Therefore, a non-resident life insurance company which has not the required sum invested in one of the four classes of securities above named, although it may Pave the required sum invested in muni cipal bonds of equal value. Is not. author ized to do business in this state.” New Corporations. These new corporations have been re ported to the secretary of state: McGowin & Robbins Lumber company. Sampson; capital, $100,000. J. F. MdGowin and J. F. Robbins and others incorpora tors. ! Central Foundry company of New Jer svy. designating IS. P. Cooper ns Alabama ag.nl, at Anniston, and the Central Iron (imi Coal company, Tuscaloosa, designat ing J. W. Shook at Tuscaloosa, at agent. Hervev Hotel company. Mobile, capital. 150.000. K. A. Hc'rvey and others inter ested. O. O Huff I.umbPr company, Centerville, capital, *25.000. O. G. Huff ami others incorporators. Birmingham Cotton’and Stork exchange, Birmingham, capital. *10,000, h. A. Wood and others incorporators. c; H. Stevenson has been appointed a ! notary at Bessemer. FATAL SHOOTING AT SPRINGVILLE _< — Edward Graham la Killed By E. F Osborn at the Home of the Latter. Gadsden. August 10.--(Special.)—Nows has Just been received here of a deplor able and fatal shooting affray at Spring vllle In St. Clair county in which Kdward Graham was killed by K. F. Osborn. The shooting occurred at the home of Osborn and is said to have resulted over domestic affairs. Graham was shot twice, once in the head and once in the side, death resulting Instantly. Osborn was given a preliminary trial and was discharged on the grounds that 1 bis act was justifiable. Both families are I highly connected and the affair is greatly ! deplored. The affair Is said to have taken place Wednesday night, but no de tails are obtainable. BETTER THAN SPANKING. Spanking does not cu**e cnildrcr. of bed wetting. If it did there would be few children that would do it There is a constitutional cause 'or this. Mrs. M Summers, Box 400, Notre Dame. ind.. will send her home treatment to any mother. She asks no money. Write her today if your children trouble you in this way. Don’t blame the child. The chr.nces are It can't heln it. // IF \ THE \ HOUSE X THAT JACK X BUILT X Had been covered with VULCANITE ROOFING He wouldn’t have been troubled with LEAKS. Write for samples, prices and par ticulars. BIRMINGHAM SUPPLY CO. Dept. A. 115 N. 18th St. — ■_—_ —___ SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES. ST. BERNARD COLLEGE Near Cullman, Ala. ONE HOUR AND FORTY-FIVE MINUTES FROM BIRMINGHAM. EIGHT TRAINS DAILY. Commercial and Classical Course. Term Begins September 12. A firsl-class boarding school for boys ami young men, situated in the most healthful part of the South, on top of the Sand Mountains. Its aim Is the formation of character by moral and intellectual training, combining sound instruction with a needful amount of physical exercise. Special ad vantages for Birmingham boys on account of its proximity. The buildings are modern and equipped with electric lights, t or catalogue apply to _THE REV. DIRECTOR, St. Bernard, Ala. LaGrange Female College Standard Curriculum, progressive Teachers, half the Fac ulty now studying in Europe and the North; Normal Courses, Economy of Dress, Domestic Comforts, Art, Elocution, Music Specialties. Rare advantages found in Catalogue. Sixty second session begins September 19,1906. LaGrange, Ga. RUFUS W. SMITH, President. «-»)-ltit-nat-wed. _ Training School of the Birmingham Free Kindergarten Association. Two years course of study opens September 24. For catalogue and particu lars address MARY K. DREW, Principal. 2720 12th Avenue, North. Birmingham, Ala. Athens Female College Owned and Controlled by North Ain lininn Conference. \TIIENH, %l MIAMI. Sixty-fourth session begins Wednes day. September 19 th. Enrollment lr. hoarding department has doubled In last twelve months. Health conditions unsurpassed. ideal location on main line of L. A N. R> . half way between Nashvilio and Birmingham, with comfortable dormitories. steam heated elect* lc lights, handsome baths, sanitary plumb-* lug and extensive recreation grounds.* Terms very reasonable. A. Christian home for your daughters. For catalogue address MAIM NORMAX MOORE. I*. O. Drawer dJl, Athens, Ala. • 7 -7 pod tf SUBSCRIBE FOR THE AGE HERALD—ALL THE NEWS.