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«5ho» Men s Fine I Oxfords At a Saving I We offer our entire line of fine J. & M. Oxfords at prices that are less than you ever paid for footwear of such goodness and style before—your size is here exactly. The Vicis and Plain Leath* The Patent Leather, ers, $5.00 quality, are now $6.00 quality, are now $3,95 $4,50 1910 The Big First Ave. Shoe Store. W. J. BRYAN MAKES TWO ADDRESSES (CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1.) man from this state, Mr. Roger Sulli van. As you all know I wrote him a let ter asking him to resign from the na tional committee In the interests of the democratic party. I explained to him that his corporate connections made it impos sible for him to help the party so long ns he was In an official position, but .stated that were the only objection, the matter might he dealt with at the state convention two years hence. I pointed out to him that as he held his seat by • fraud there could be no harmony in the democratic party in the state until he by resigning showed his respect for the Wishes of the majority at the last state convention. Instead of resigning he asked for an endorsement from the state con vention. He charged that T was deceived 4 by Mr. Dunlap. The charge was so ob viously untrue that it ought not to have deceived any one. Had Written Request. "At the national convention in St. Donis I had In writing a request for his repudi ation, signed by more than half of the delegates to the state convention. Had Mr. Sullivan any of the instincts of a democrat, had he the first conception of W'hat democracy means, he would not have consented to hold his place against . the wishes of the convention. The most fundamental of all democratic principles is the right of the majority to rule, and the man who consciously and purposely Ignofes it has no claim la the name of democrat. At the recent state convention the delegates, although they did not vote directly on the question to ask his resig nation, voted to table the resolution, and that may be necepted as a vote of en dorsement. This gives him his position for two more years. "The question now' Is what can the democracy of Illinois do to register its /protest against the kind of politics for jq/.vhich Mr. Sullivan stands. This is the question, which I as a democrat am inter- f ester], for the question which arises in Illinois will arise in all the other states w'hero the corporations attempt to obtain control \of the party organization. \ Objects to Sullivan. "What Ms the objection to Mr. Sullivnn? He la a High official in a franchise holding corporation which la constantly seeking favors at the handa of the government. He is familiar with all the methods em ployed by such corporations to gain from local and state governments special favors and privileges. I Mold that no man who is officially connected with a corporation ■TTBpm' Pt <vi MBasBC A LI. WEEK Mattlnees Tues., Thurs. and Sat. The Sensational and Emotional Drama “How Hearts Are Broken.” Sensational and exciting Climaxes Scenic display of rare splendor. Popular Prices. Phone 1143. Next Week—Ilnrverly’s Mastodon Minstrels. »— il ... -’Hrr imma I i Birmingham’s magnificent new play house. Third avenue, near Nineteenth street. Formally opens with an all star bill—Eight Distinct Acts of Modern VAUDEVILLE. MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10th. C'urtnlu 8:30 p. m., carriage* 10*45 p. in. 8peclal House Reception 8:00 p. m. to 8:30. gpcclnl dedication exercises. The Majestic Theatre, con structed on modern lines of Theatre architecture. Insuring perfect nccoustles In every cor ner of tlie house-—nn unbroken line of vision—making It essen tially it perfect Thentre. The stage Is forty feet deep (larg est In lllrmlnghnm), permitting the staging of the most gigantic productions in vaudeville or drnmn. The Majestic Thentre is oper ated by the Interestnte Amuse ment Co. In conjunction with their other Majestic Yuudevillc Theatres in (lie south) also as sociated with the Orpliciitn Vaudeville Theatres, Columbia In 8t. Louis, Majestic In Chicago l — nud others. Matinees Daily 2:30 p. m. ADI I TS 25c CHILDREN 15c NIGHT PRICES: 15c. 25c, 35c, 50c and 75m*. ALL SEATS RESERVED. ^-- ■ New Gayety Formerly0 ’Brien Opera House Matinee Today Tonight ROSE HILL ENGLISH FOLLY Musical Comedy Co. Prices: 15,25, 35, 50 Cents. that is seeking privileges ought to act as a member of a political organization, be cause he cannot represent his corporation ami the people at the same time. I am opposed to allowing a man situated as ho Is to use the public treasury to pay the debts that he owes to those who help his corporation to take advantage of the pub lic, and therefore I insist that the light should be commenced today to prevent his re-election to the national committee. And what T say of him I say of aspirants for positions in the party organizations In other states. If the democratic party had not virtue enough to eschew out those who traffic in politics for the advantage of the corporations to which they belong it does not deserve victory nor can it hope for it. "If you say that I have no right to in terfere in the politics of this state, I re ply that I am simply applying to Illinois a principle which I believe ought to bo applied universally. I do not regard 't as a compliment to be endorsed for the presidency by a convention which en dorsed Mr. Sullivan. I told them in ad vance that I should not want an endorse ment under such circumstances, and I re peat it. If my nomination for any office depended upon that endorsement I would not accept it. Mr. Sullivah is not my friend, although he pretended to he before this discussion arose. He would not have allowed me to be endorsed if he could have prevented It, but instead of opposing me, like a man, he attempted to link his name with mine and thus secure an endorsement for himself. Those w’ho voted to endorse me wore either deceived themselves, or thought they could deceive me. If they were deceived, they will be glad to be undeceived; if they thought to deceive me they Will have more respect for me when they find that they did not succeed. No Time for Cowardice. “I suggest that every candidate for office wyio the people have confidence in. should announce that he Is opposed to Mr. Sullivan’s methods; that he repudi ates hts (leadership and Will oppose his re-election. I do not hesitate to express tho opinion that no man running on the democratic ticket in Illinois is entitled to the suppf^rt of democrats in this crisis who either stands with Mr. Sullivan or is afraid t<o oppose him. It is not the time for cowardice. There are times when men can slide into office by dodging Issues, hut when the life of the party and Its chances for succesjs depend upon establishing its character, those who are not with the people, are against them, and those who refuse to speak out must expect their silence to be construed as acquiescent In corporate domination.” Not a sign of disapproval was given by the assembled democrats during Mr. Bryan’s speech and his announcement that he repudiated the endorsement of the Illinois state convention, which endorsed Mr. Sullivan, was greeted with consider able applause. Other speakers besides Mr. Bryan, were John Temple Graves of Georgia. Mayor Dunne of Chicago and Cato Sells of Iowa. John Temple Graves of Georgia spoke upon, “The South Has a Definite Democ racy.” In opening his address Mr. Graves said that both the section and the adjective are entitled to respect, because In tlie po litical cataclysm of two years ago the south was all that was definite and In fact all that was visible of any kind of democracy. “The south has.’’ said Mr. Graves, “been for two decades the saving remnant of the party. The little leaven that will leaven the lump.” The speaker declared that the presidential election of 1904 was tlie most instructive lesson that the times had taught to the democratic party. “We have always failed.” he said, “and will always fall as a party of negation, and a party of opposition. We failed be cause we were unfaithful* because we trembled, hesitated and straddled. We failed because we compromised with the apparently successful doctrines of the re publican party and pandered to the power that held the government.” The speaker said he was certain “that a bold, definite platform of popular rights and public honesty will sweep the ballots of 190N into a democratic avalnhche. Roose velt Is the only republican who has a hold upon the people. All -that Is good about the President is democratic and against all that is democratic in him his party protests.” Mr. Graves closed with a confident pre diction of democratic success In the next presidential campaign. Will Greet Bryan. Omaha, Neb., September 4.—William J. Bryan will be given a cordial reception on hie arrival tomorrow. Mr. Bryan and party will arrive at 2 o'clock and remain until 4 o'clock. All day trains for Lincoln were crowded with admirers of Mr. Bryan en route to the capital to greet him on his arrival. The Commercial dub and other organi zations are arranging a non-partisan re ception to he held later as the time of P*«» >: iv here tomorrow was considered too short for a systematic reception. Gets Home Today. Lincoln, Neb., September 4—Lincoln people confidently expect the largest crowd In its history tomorrow for the home-coming of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Bryan. The Bryan train is expected to reach Lincoln tomorrow afternoon. A reception committee will escort Mr. Bryan to the home of Ills brother, Charles W. Bryan, where he will dine, after which he will go to the capitol for the formal reception. Leave for Omaha. Chicago, September 4.—Mr. Bryan and frarty left for Omaha on a special train over the Chicago Great Western at 12:23 a .m. Try the Gawk for half-tone and lint Illustrations. Age-Herald Building. FOR SALE. Office fixtures, admirably suited Real Estate office or Country Bank. Apply Love man & Co., 119, 20th St. PAULSTENSLAND Says Theft Has Been Going on Since 1896 SURPRISED AT AMOUNT Says That Half a Million Will Cover His Entire Shortage—Charges Cashier Hiring With Ex ecuting Forgeries. I Chicago. September 4.—A cable dispatch to t'he Tribune from Tangier says: Paul Stenslands confession, made to Assistant States Attorney Olson yesterday clears up much of the mystery surround ing the events leading up to the crash which Involved the ruin of the Milwau kee Avenue Bank. He took much of the blame upon himself, but declared Cashier Herlng was the forger, and that Herlng got most of the money. He exonerated his son, Theodore, and the bank direc tors. He declared that he never spent more than $5000 a year himself, and that nil the money he stole he put Into real estate or Investments in the hope of • making good.” He said he had made up his mind to flee on the third preceding the Sunday In which he left Chicago. All Wednes day night he wrestled with the problem whether to blowr his brains out or run. In the 'hours of darkness he decided to kill himself, hut postponed the act till | dawn, and with the sunlight came the ; primal instinct to hold on to life, and ; flight won over death. i His preparations were hurried. He had ' surrendered his life Insurance policy for . $5000 and had received $8000 ns cornmis ] slon on the sale of the property of the | co-operative store to the Northwestern I./lfe Insurance company, which had held a mortgago Hen on the premises. Ho drew $1500 as salary froth the Mount Olive Cemetery association. This was all the money he had taken with him. Could Not Take More. "Why, with a million dollars of cash In the bank, did you not take more?" "I could have taken a quarter of a million dollars without trouble." said he, "hut I did not want to. I never took one cent of cash from the bank, and put it in my own pocket. I never took a dol lar belonging to other people." Stensland made no attempt to deny his guilt, and only tried to minimize it. His confession began with a statement that he was surprised to learn that the total I loss Involved in the bank's failure would reach $2,000,000. He said: "I cannot understand how the shortage can he $2,000,000. To my certain knowl edge, my liability to the bank does not exceed $500,000. "My indebtedness began a long while ago, In 1896. It was a small affair, as that amount, and God knows I never Intended to steal. I was In a tight hole and needed money, t put my own note, genuine, not a forgery, In the box. Then it was suggested to me that the bank ex ' umlner W'ould stand for it, and he did.” I "Who suggested It?” I "Hering. It was fhe beginning, lie pointed out, in a found about way at first that It was easy to obtain money that way. Then when my own notes became too numerous, he suggested the forg eries.” "How many of the forgeries did you do yourself?” "Not one, Hefing, I think, did all.” Wants Warship, Assistant States Attorney Barbour today made a demand on thte Uhl ted States governorment for a war ship In which to bring Paul O. Stensland, the fugitive hanker now under arrest in Tangier, back to this country. The request was today sent by Mr. Rnrbor to Governor DenOten, following a Berios of communications between the state executive and acting Secretary of War Adee at Washington. Mr. Barbour urged the seeming pqrll of bringing Stens land across foreign countries whore the prisoner might suddenly balk at the pros pect of returning to the United States. Moreover Mr. Barbour .fears that Stena land may kill himself and points out with vigor the advisability of having Stensland brought back to this country as a federal prisoner on board a war ship. Attorney General Stead and his assist ant, States Attorney Barnett, were busy today preparing a petition to President Roosevelt, asking him to see that the government of Morocco Is asked to turn the prisoner over to the United States authorities without trouble. Governor Deneen at Springfield today received the following telegram from act ing Secretary of State Adee: "There is no extradition treaty with Morocco. Do you wish to request the Sultan to sur render up Stensland as a friendly act on evidence shown of Ills guilt?” Filled With Bitterness. Cashier Henry VV, Bering of the Mil waukee Avenue State bunk was filled with bitterness today when lie read the statement cabled from Tangier, In which Stensland accused him of being the au thor of the ruin of tlie bank. He denied this with much energy and reiterated his statements of yesterday, In which he de clared that Stensland led him Into the trouble Instead of he leading Stensland. A telegram to Governor Dcneen from the state department at Washington late In the afternoon stated that “No homing'' war ship was due by the way of the Me diterranean for forty or fifty days. The contents of the message were forwarded to Assistant State’s Attorney Harbour here tonight. This complication, accord ing to Mr. Barbour, Will necessitate the sending of a man from the state attorney’s office to bring back the defaulting bank president. Asks for Extradition. Springfield. 111., September 4.—Governor Deneen today Issued a request to the Sec retary of State at Washington asking that the government make a request Upon the government of Morroo for tlie extradition of bank Prsedlht Stensland. NOTICE I, as a candidate for nom ination to the office of sheriff in the democratic primary, and as a law-abiding' citizen, above my own signature; and not by proxy, agree to pay $200 reward for the conviction of any case of election bribery in said election for sheriff, and I suggest that if there is any law by which the circula tion of false reports are made indictable, that the grand jury might investigate some of them. J. P. STILES. * ‘ Alabama ’ ’ Brand Rolled Oats—Crop 1906 now ready for delivery. Sold by all first class grocers. P. H. JOHNSON IS SERIOUSLY HURT IS ATTACKED BY AN UNKNOWN MAN WHO WAS ORDERED FROM PROPERTY CONTROLLED BY MR. JOHNSON AT ANNISTON. Anniston, September 4.—(Special.)—P. H. Johnson, an aged white man, was at tacked and seriously Injured this after noon by an unknown man, near his home on East Highlands, and as a result will lose his left eye. The man who attacked him was a white man of large build and was trespassing on property in control of Mr. Johnson when he was warned to leave the premises. The man threw a large rock at Mr. Johnson and knocked him unconscious, he then sprang upon | Mr. Johnson and inflicted several blows with a sharp point of the rock, making about fifteen gashes In his face and In juring his left eye to the extent that It was hanging from his head when he came to the city to have his wounds dressed. The police are In possession of a de- 1 scriptlon of the assailant and all efforts will be made to capture him. Mr. John* son holds a responsible position at the rock quarry east of the city and is well liked by all who know him. Oliver Richards, a white man, was se verely cut With a knife about dark last night by a man whose name could not he learned. The knife entered Richard s head juit Over the right ear, it is said, and extended across the face to the point of the chin. His clothing was also cut about the throat and across the shoulder, though without Inflicting any wounds on the body. It Is said the row started over a debt of 25 cents claimed by the person handling the knife, the claim • dating back over a period of fifteen years. Two cars of the Anniston Electric and Gas company collided late last night while making the trip to Oxford Lake park. Mr. i Cheat Knighton, superintendent of the wood department of the Kilby Locomotive shops, was hurt in the back and angle, and another passenger. G. W. Clark, was cut on the nose by broken glass, the two cars being slightly damaged. A BLOODY FIGHT. Several Persons Are Seriously In jured In Personal Encounter. Florence, September 4.—(Special.)—In a bloody fight near Prultton. this county, five people, four men and one woman, were dangerously wounded, at about 0 o'clock yesterday morning. The news was telephoned In to Sheriff Hill from Prult ton, three miles from the scene of the difficulty, and only meagre details were procurable. The trouble occurred at the home of a farmer named Smith and he and his young daughter are among the injured. The other victims of the affray are John, and Charley Hine, 18 and 20 years of age, sons of James Hine, a well-to-do farmer of the Prultton neighborhood, and Calvin^ Clem ons. The cause leading up to the desperate encounter could not be learned, but It seems that Clemons, who Is an older man, was the aggressor. The weapon he used was an axe. and both the Hine boys will likely die from their Injuries. Clemons received fourteen gashes from knives at the hands of his antagonists, and his con dition In said to he serious. Mr. Smith and his daughter were en deavoring to separate the men when they were cut. Sheriff Hill was urged to go at once to the scene ns further trouble Is feared, but court being in session In Flor ence he was obliged to leave the matter to the deputies at Prultton. EIGHT VILLAGES BURNED. _ General Min’s Murderess Identified. Zenaide Konopllanikova. St. Petersburg, September 4.—News was received today that the Armenians re cently burned eight Tartar villages and a large Tartar factory in this region. The murderess of General Min, who Will be tried soon by courtmarttal. has been Identified rs Zenaide Konopllanikova, daughter of a non-rommlssloned officer in the army. She Is a teacher and a mem ber of the "(tying group'' of the terrorists of Fenaa province. The present activity of the revolutionists aside from terroristic crimes, is directed principally to fomenting trouble in the country districts in the hope of draw ing troops there so as to give the revo lutionary Drtishlnas (tightlng legions) a better chance of coping with the garrisons of tlie larger towns In case of outbreaks. M. Zlnovlell, governor general of 9t. Petersburg proylhoe, has sent a circular to his subordinates warning them of tills plan. Davis’ Election Assured. Little Rock, Ark., September 4.—Addi tional returns from yesterday’s state elec tion show that the democrats will have 34 out of 39 members of the state senate, ami 95 out of 100 members of the house, assuring the election of Governor Jeff Davis, democratic nominee as United States Senator. John S. Little, democrat for governor, will probably have a plu rality of 56,000. It appears that at least 53 out of 56 counties have voted against liquor lincenses under the local option laws. Pet Alligator Gone. Yesterday morning J. A. Linvllle of 2230 Third avenue reported to the police the loss of an aligator which disappeared from a tank on his hack porch sometime Monday night. As there was no evidence to tell of the manner of the aligator's de parture It has not been decided whether it Is lost, strayed or stolen, but as the habits of the pet are said to have been good the latter opinion IS held. It was two feet long and apparently contented. Lost Watch Recovered. Monroe Green, a negro, was arrested last night, charged with stealing a &0 gold watch. It Aeems a lady getting off a Highland avenue car. dropped the watch and the negro picked it up, claiming that It belonged to a negro woman he was with. The watch was restored to the own er. and the negro locked up In the city jail. Arrested for Burglary. Marsh Hardin and Jim Davis, negroes, wore arrested last night by Detectives Burke and Holman of the A. G. 8. yards, charged with burglary from freight ears. Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup. The best remedy for DIARRHOEA. Soid by druggists in every part of the world, lie sure and ask for “Mrs. Window e Soothing Syrup,” and take no other kind. Has been used for over FIFTY YEARS by MILLIONS OF MOTHERS for their CHILDREN WHILE TEETHING, with PERFECT SUCCESS. It SOOTHS the CHILD. SOFTENS the GUMS. ALLAYS all Pain. CURES WIND COLIC, and It i twenty-five cents a bottle. STATE COMMITTEE WILL MEET EBIT Much Interest Centers in the Meeting CONTEST IS VERY CLOSE The Vote Between Judge Bilbro and Thos. C. McClellan for Associate Justice Will Show Small Majority for Winner. Montgomery, September 4.—(Special.> Much Interest cehters In the approaching meeting of the state democratic commit tee, which meets in this city Friday for the purpose of counting the vote of the recent state primary. It was called last week and Is for the purpose of ascertain ing the strength of each candidate before the convention to be held the Monday fol lowing. There seems no doubt of the se lection of Judge John R. Tyson for chief Justice, though the friends of Judge S. 1). Weakley prefer to await the official count. It Is ascertained by the late returns that the race Is pretty close between Judge Bilbro and Thomas McClellan for asso ciate justice, and that some Interesting things may be brought out at the official count. None of the candidates for asso ciate justice received the required ma jority it seems. There are thirty-six mem bers of the committee, not Including Sec retary PUgh of Birmingham. H. S. D. Mallory of Selma is chairman. The only work of the convention on Monday will be to declare the nominees for associate Justices and elect a new committee. It Is thought that Colonel Mallory will be the head of the new Com mittee, as he ha* been for some time of the old. Railroad commission. The stAte railroad commission will meet tomorrow for the September session. No meeting was held In August. President B. B. Comer, who was last week nomina ted for governor, came in this evening and spent the night with his son-in-law, J. Craig Smith. Colonel Tunstall has been here all day and Colonel Sanders will reach the city from Athens some time to morrow. Dr. Nat G. Clarke, .physician inspector of the state board of convict inspectors, was here today, eh route to some of the convict camps of the southern part of the state. He reports the health of the convicts in the most satisfactory condl- , tlon. Tax Assessor C. G. Harris of Morgan county is dead and the fact has been re ported to the governor* who will appoint his successor in due time. Judge R. T. Simpson, a member of the supreme court bench, is In the city today, en route to his home in Florence. He has , spent most of the summer at Battle Creek, j Mich. The Anniston and Columbus railroad has been incorporated and the secretary of l state notified. It will run from Anniston to Columbus, Ga. Brandon Thankful. Gen. William W. Brandon, adjutant general of the Alabama National Guard, and democratic nominee for state auditor, is in the city, catching up with his cor respondence after the hot campaign he has just linished. He will be hero most of the W'eek and will look irito many mat ters at the guard, which, by the way, is reported in all sections to be in good shape, Speaking of his race and victory, Gen eral Brandon said: "I wish you would say that I am very thankful to the people of the state for the vote given me, and that 1 stand ready to serve them when ever they call me. It Is a matter of the greatest pleasure to me that my friends have given me such hearty support in this race, and I hope to show every one of them that I appreciate it. It was a magnificent showing of the way a man's friends may stand by him.” General Brandon held an impromptu re ception in the main hall of the capitol lower floor and shook hands with scores of friends who stopped to congratulate him and wish him a successful adminis tration. The fact that he was very popu lar with the capitol forces was indicated by the cordial way in which he was re ceived. Odd Fellows Meet. The grand encampment of the Inde pendent Order of Odd Fellows convened this morning at Knight of Pythias hall with about 100 delegates present and more in on the late truins. The meetings wa^ presided over by J. H. Broom, of the reception committee, and the morning session was taken up with addresses. The reception committee, which is com posed of O. F. Warner, J. H. Broom, Horace Hood, \V. M. Crawford, 6. B. Sightler, C. H. Roquemore and J. M. Engler met the trains last night and this morning, and the delegates were es corted to headquarters at the Exchange hotel. The following are some Of the delegates and the number of the encampment they represent: I, A. M. Maunnee and Joe “KertS; 2, J. E. Ross; 3, D. J. Derey; 4, H. C. Mc Call; 5, C. T. Hendricks and E. E. How ard; 7, \V. ft. Barrett; 8, L. B. Lackey; 10. H. I. Williams; 13. A. M. I. Dunn; 14, Robert Park; 16, H. L. McKee; 17, D. M. Lewis; 18, George W. Moore; 20, C. H. Plant; 21, W. S. Lewis and E. T. Wild smith; 22, O. E. Wright; 23, A. G. Lusk; 24, J. H. Lawson; 25, W. F. McCarthy; 2(1. 8. G. Forlines; 28, J. C. Flynt; 29, C. E. lloobler; 30, G. F. Bain; 32, James W. Wayne; 33, J. G. Fowler; 35, Charles Landstreet; 36, W. W. Wester; 37, A. A. Kirk; 40, J. W. Paris; 41, J. B. Childers; 42, J. D. Velnes; 45, John H. Lee; 46, D. W. Stokes; 48. William A. Hack; 49, J. M. Suinmerhlll; 60, B. 8. Pearson; 62, John B. Base; 66* Robert McKenzie; 68, G. D. Smalley; 69, J. E. Blackburn; 60, S. 8. Garrett; 61, W. W. Hill; 63, E. V. Han non; 64, D. L. Bethune; 65, J. B. Guthrie; 60. W. F. Phillips; 07, A. H. Mathis; 70; Andy Kmbery. Many Are Present. When -the meeting was called the hall was comfortably filled and there were many Rebekahs present. The degelates were made to feel at home, and the address of welcome on the part of J. L. Holloway, alderman from Ward Seven, representing Mayor Teague, applauded. Rev. W. M. Crawford, who heads the Odd Fellows In this state, after concluding a strong address on Odd Fel lowship, also welcomed the delegates. J. H. Broom of the reception commit tee. was another speaker who made known to the delegates the hearty welcome which awaited them in Montgomery. After the address of H. Vogel of Mo bile, grand patriarch, the open session was concluded, and all visitors were ex cluded, and the encampment went to work. At this meeting the credential com mittee. composed of C. F. Sheldon, chair man of Mobile, J. H. Lawson of Talla dega, and I. Green of Tuscaloosa, will make its report. The Officers. The following are the officers of the en campment: Grand Patriarch—Herman Vogel of Mo bile. Grand High Priest—J. M. McCluskey of Mantles Artistic designs, tempered by practical knowledge— stimulated by a policy of having only the best—this has made the Prowell Mantle Stock a recognized factor in Birm ingham home-building. Designs elegantly in keeping with every room from cot tage to the mansion. If you are building or rebuilding or going to build, let Prowell figure upon your mantles Mantles in all Woods Mantles From $i5"„ sisr Prowell Hardware Company 1821-1823 First Avenue Birmingham. Grand Senior Warden—E. Ekert of Bir mingham. Grand Scribe—D. W. McCaughey of Mo bile (absent). Grand Treasurer—E. Erswell of Bir mingham. Grand Junior Warden—F. F. Conway of Mobile. Grand Marshal—Mr. Shaffer of Mobile. Grand Sentinel—Luke Walker of Jas per. On ^he roll call all the grand officers were present except the grand scribe, who is detained at home by illness. A chair will be draped during the en campment out of respent to the memory of the late Robert West of Montgomery, who was grand scribe for many years, and was a greatly beloved member of the order. The president read his report this morn Iryy after which the encampment adjourn ed for dinner. A Meat Famine. Gadsden, September 4.—(Special).—This city has a meat famine, and unless some ...i thing Is done to relieve the situation (shortly, a great many people will have to go hungry. The principal packing houses have agencies here, but they are unable to supply the demands rrjnde upon them just at this time. A greAt many beef cattle have been brought to this marki t within the past few days, but not enough to supply the demand. Institute Opens. Auburn, September 4.—(Special.)—Ths Alabama Polytechnic Institute will open Its doors regularly tomorrow but through* out today matriculates have been heavy and gone beyond all records. At the present rate of enrollment the number* of matriculates will be 10 per cent greater this year than ever before. Concession Granted. Puebla. Mex., September 4.—A special concession has been granted by the fed* eral government for the construction of a railroad which will be built from TCzlu* tlan de Nautla in the state of Veracruz. - - --- - - - 1 SAMPLE BOTTLE HAGAN’S MAGNOLIA BALM SENT FREE. FOB THE COMPLEXION. ^ Fill out blank address op posite, then put it in envel ope, affix a 2-eent stamp, address it to Lyon Mfg. Co. and by return mail you will receive the sample of Ha gan’s Magnolia Balm free. SIGN THIS OOUPON and mail to Lyon Mfg. Co., 41 South Fifth St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Name... Street & No. r Oity.State. Regular sited bottle 75 cents, at all druggists. 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