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THROUGHPUBUUTY Medical Men Would Educate People Through Press ASSAULTS AN OFFICER Pastors’ Union Elects Officers—Will Lift Federal Quarantine in Huntsville in Near Future Huntsville, January 8.—(Special.)—More publicity, both'through the press and by the directors themselves, is advocated by the Madison County Medical association relative to preventable diseases as a means of lighting the disease. The physi cians have concluded that the best way ^ to prevent disease such a,s tuberculosis and typhoid fever, etc.,, or at least re duce the mortality is to educate the peo ple through the press. The society had Invited newspaper men to attend future meetings and report the proceedings. The next meeting of the organization will be held on February 3 and a paper on tl>e prevention of tuberculosis will be read by Dr. E. O. Williamson of Curley. J. S. Pepper of Austinviile, Morgan county, was arrested and brought to Huntsville yesterday for assaulting an officer of the federal bankruptcy court of this district, who had gone to serve a paper on him. Pepper was arraigned be fore Commissioner Greenleaf, who bound him over to the federal grand jury under a bond of $300. Among the officers of the naval ship, “Panther,*’ which was last reported dur ing the hurricane off Cape May last Fri day, is Ensign Harry Stiles, son of ♦ H. Stiles of Cartersville, Ga.. and grand son of John D. Chadwick of Huntsville. Stiien graduated at the Naval academy three years ago. The Rev. Francis Tappey, rector of tlie First Presbyterian church, has been elect ed president of the City Pastors’ union. T!ie Rev. John Dill of Dallas was elected secretary, and the Rev. W. W. Dorman of the Holmes Street Methodist church was elected vice president. The union re ceived a fine report of the year's wrork of t!i Salvation Army in Huntsville. Within the next few weeks, it is an* nouneed, the federal quarantine will he lilted from all of Madison county, the CO-OPERATIVE SALE IN TUSCALOOSA Merchants Plan Big Trade Festival—Mineral Rail road Directors Meet Tuscaloosa. January 8.—(Special.)— Tuscaloosa merchants are perfecting plans for a big co-operative salf. be ginning January 18 and extending through seven days. The sale will be known as “Tit© First Annual Mid Winter Trading Festival” and every merchant in the city will have great reductions on gods in all departments. The first annual meeting of the direc tors of the Tuscaloosa Mineral railroad was held yesterday morning in the of fices of the road in the Alston build ing. The follow ing officers were elect ed for the year of 1913: President. F- G. Blair; vice president, Sam Friedman; secretary. Miss Callie May Culpeppe. treasurer, F. M. Moody. The Knights of Pythias banquet, which was an event of last night, was a great success. An elaborate menu was served in many courses. Judge Brandon was toastmaster, and his witti cisms created a spirit of good comrade- j ship and merriment throughout the banquet hours. The officers elected prior to the ban quet were as follows: Chancellor com mander, C. D. Townsend; vice chan cellor, J. A. Duekw'orth; prelate, E. L. Dodson; inner guard, J. L. Foster; outer guard, J. L. Lacoste; keeper of records, Hugh Prince; master of ex chequer, W. H. Hargrove. A real estate deal which has caused considerable interest in the progressive circles in Tuscaloosa was the purchase of a site on the corner of Greensboro avenue and Broad street, which is 21 feet by 80 feet, the purchase price be ing $30,000 or nearly $1400 per front foot. The property was owned by L. Rosenfeld who sold same to Brown Brothers. Dark Fingered From the Louisville Herald. Magistrate—So you are a member of the light-fingered fraternity, eh? Prisoner—No, your honor. L seldom get my hand in until after dark. ; Texas fever tick having been entirely eradicated. The government has been at i work stamping out the tick during the last four years and it is stated that the | werk is practically finished. A Hundred and Three-Quarter Dollars (Terms to Suit You) Is Today's Price on This $425 Slightly Used Kimball Piano Each day the price is reduced $5.00. Surely this handsome instrument won't be here much longer. If you want the biggest piano bargain of the year—come today. Other Used Pianos at Greatly Re duced Prices St Aits fwm €a AtAeAdAS' fitifeariHffiijaKnDSE 2017 First Ave. R. L. Seals, Pres. Wouldn’t You Like To Have Pearly White Teeth? Our Patent Suction Teeth 93 \ SKT They Never Slip or Drop C rown anil Itriilur W ork •», JM, *5 FIIIIiikk in Ciolil, Silver anil Porcelain TAIc to «I t iiK \ mM. wi) d r r EXAMINATION f IV Li Li tonault Hr. I.arry, a llrntinl of known ability un«l akill. 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Conductor Acquitted of Murder Charge by the Grand Jury—Negro Is Indicted Tuscaloosa. January 8.—(Special.! — Captain Jack Smith, conductor on the Mobile and Ohio railroad, was declared innocent of the murder of Anthony McGill, by the grand jury last night. It will be remembered that McGill was murdered on the Mobile and Ohio train on Sunday night, December 22, en route to his home in this city from Columbus, Miss., and evidence against the negro porter, Napoleon Jones, was so strong that he was arrested and carried to Birmingham for safe keep ing. Eater Captain Jack Smith, con ductor on the road, and Edgar Brad ford, butcher on the same train, were arrested and placed in jail in this city. The news of the verdict of the grand jury was received with great interest, and excitement ran high when the an nouncement was made that Smith was a free man. Many old railroad friends were present to hear the statement from the grand Jury personally. Mrs. Smith has been in Tuscaloosa since the arrest of Captain Smith and has been his constant companion. Mr. Edgar Bradford was also freed of any connection with the murder of McGill, and returned to his home in Bibb county last night. Captain Smith and wife left this morning for their home in Montgom ery. The grand jury indicted Napoleon Jones, charged with murder of McGill, for murder in the first degree and the trial of the negro has been set for Jan uary 14. MISS ORAL SMITH RESIGNS POSITION ■ Librarian of State Univer sity Goes to Madison. Miss Wyman Successor University, January 7.—(Special.)—Ac cording to an announcement made this afternoon by President George H. Denny, Miss Alice Wyman hns accepted the po sition of librarian of the university re < ently made vacant by the resignation of Miss Ora I. Smith. The resignation of Miss Smith was handed in some time ago, but was not made public until to day when her successor was announced. Miss Smith, who leaves to accept a position in the State Historical library at Madison, Wis., has been connected with the university since 1907, when she came here from the Congressional li brary at Washington. Crack Safe at Chase and Get Away With Contents. No Arrests Made Huntsville, January 8.—(Special.)— The safe In the union depot at Chase, Ala., was rifled early this morning by two skilled cracksmen who applied nitro-glycerin. All the contents of the safe, about $00, was taken, and the thieves escaped. The money belonged to the Chase postoffice and the Southern and Nash ville, Chattanooga and St. Louis rail roads. There is no clue to tlie rob bers. SELMA IS PLEASED WITH PARCEL POST New Mail System Has Big Business. ' Quarles Captured Selma, January 8.—(Special.)—The parcel post is proving popular with Selmlans as well as everywhere else. During the first seven days of the year that the parcel post has been in effect there lias been dispatched from the local office 800 packages while there has been received at the office 629, mak ing a total of 1435 packages that de partment of the office has handled since the beginning of the year. Will Quarles, a negro, wanted for murder in Dallas county, has l>oen ar rested In Pensacola. Fla., and Sheriff Randall will make application for re quisition papers for his return to Ala bama. Just before Christmas, near Minter station, in the southern part of the county, while attending a negro wedding. Will Quarles shot to death Will Brown. Before a justice of the peace near Minter station Tuesday aft ernoon Willis Sullivan had a prelim inary trial for the murder of t lie negro killed by Quarles. Sullivan proved that he did not do the shooting and sev eral witnesses also testified that the killing had been done by Quarles. A large meeting of the member* of the Selma Chamber of Commerce was held at the rooms of that organiza tion on Water street Tuesday night. NEW CORPORATION FORMED IN JASPER Natural Cas Company Organized. Minister Called •Jasper. January 8.—(Special.)—A new' corporation lias been formed in Jasper known as the Jasper Natural Has company. The object of the com pany is to do a general retail and wholesale gas and oil business to ex change and lease gas and oil lands, and to manufacture and sell artificial gas. The total authorized capital stock of the corporation is $25,000. consisting of 250 shares. Trie corporation will begin business with $15,000. The members of the Jasper First Baptist church extended a call a few • lays ago to Rev. .J. J. Hay good of Andalusia. Rev. Mr. I lay good fkme up to Jasper yesterday to look over the field, and at a conference with the committee last night accepted the call, and will return to Jasper the last of this week and begin his new' pastorate here next Sunday. CHILD IS KILLED ! BY FALLING TREE —_ Fort Payne Boy Meets Sad j Death—Brick Plant Is Leased Port Payne. January 8.—(Special.) - Milford, the little son of Robert Couth, a farmer ilvlng a few miles from this Place, in Big Wills Valley, was killed Saturday by a tree which his Ruler was cutting down. It was seen by the father that the tree was falling the wrong way and he cried out for the child to run, but Instead of running out of danger the child ran under the falling tree and was Instantly killed. He was buried Monday at Lebanon. A, 1.. Delkin of Seattle, Wash., has leased Ihe tire brick plant at tills piece from Mrs. I add of Atlanta. Ha. and will begin preparation to resume opera tions at an early date. Tax Assessor NT. T. Hawkins of this county has published a letter received by him from the state board of tax com missioners, notifying him that lie will be compelled to add 10 per cent, penalty to all property owners who have not re turned their property by the first Mon day in February, and should he fail to do this the penalty will be required of him by the atate commission. This has long been the law. but In DeKalb county recently the propertj owners have been coming in rather last and there doesn't seem from tile present rush >hat there will be many to be pen alized in this county. WILL SEND BOYS 10 CORN CLUB SCHOOL i Seven Marshall County Boys Raised More than 100 Bushels to the Acre Albertville, January 7.—(Special.)—The citizens of Albertville, Huntersville. Boaz and Arab are making up fluids to send the seven Marshall county boys tha' made over 100 bushels of corn to the aero to the National Corn school in Columbia. S. C. The government pays the expenses «-f two boys from each county that made the above yield, and as seven boys in the county accomplished the feat, the citizens arc preparing to send them all ITesIdent E. A. Miller of the Seventh District Agricultural school is instigaiur of the movement and states that practi i ally all of the necessary funds huve been subscribed. The school at Coltit— bia is being conducted by Prof. J. B. Hobdy, former president of the Agri cultural school at this place. The Albertville postoffice is being re modeled, being made exactly twice as large as It was heretofore. The Albertville Banner has moved into its new home near the depot. The Ban ner now has one of the best equipped weekly newspaper plants in the state. MANY ANNOUNCE FOR POSTMASTER Decatur Democrats Seek Government Position—Stockholders Meet Decatur, January 8.— (Special.)—Al though It will be some time yet before there can be a democrat appointed postmaster of Decatur, still there are a number of applicants for the place. William E. Craw'ford Is among those. He Is a well known business man. Will Mitchell, an employe of the EouiHvill* and Nashville railroad shops, has also announced. It is understood that T. M. Jones, a well known cotton man, will announce later on. The latest ap plicant is Maj. B. F. Holmes, a prom inent furniture dealer, who does bus iness in New Decatur, but resides In Decatur. Since the parrel post low went, into effect the postoffices In Decatur arid In New Decatur have been crowded with packages of almost every conceiv able article, both incoming and out going. The two offices are doing a land office business in this respect. At thr* regular annual meeting of the stockholders of the Decatur Ice and Coal company the following officers were elected for the* ensuing year. J. D. Jervis, president and manager; E. H. Allison, secretary: B. W. Hhodes, cashier: W. B. Shackelford, treasurer; directors, L. M. Falk, Col. C. (\ Har ris. J. D. Jervis, E. H. Allison, W. R. Kpight, H. B. Beard and C. B. l>aw rence. TAX NOTICE TO A El. THOSE WHO HAVE NOT MADE RET I HNS OF THEIII PROP ERTY SITI ATED IN JEFFERSON COUNTY FOR THE YEAR 11113. I HER Ell A' GIVE NOTICE AND MAKE DEMAND FOR VOIR ASSESSMENT. I NDER HIEING OF THE STATE TAX COMMISSION I SHALE HE OBLIGED TO CHARGE A PEN ALTA OF l» PER CENT ON ALE ASSESSMENTS MADE AFTER FIRST MONDAY IN FEIIHI YRY, Him, FOR THE YEAR 1013. F. A. HEAVITT. TAX ASSESSOR FOR JEFFERSON COt XTY. Birminghams Popular Laundry Our plant lias won its popu larity bv reason of years i f intelligent, satisfactory sere ice. 5 ou’l! like our work hitler—others do- if you will only try it. Domestic Laundry Co. “The Quality Laundry” Phone 1070 BOYS ARE HAYING A FROLIC AT THIS BIG PORTER SALE Values that cannot ho obtained at any other store -and great, clean, fresh stocks, suits, overcoats, hats, etc., to pick from Boys’ Suits and Overcoats $5.00 Suits and Over coats d»0 QC now .... $7.50 Suits and Over ;;;T... $5.95 $9.00 Suits and Over row’.... $6.95 HATS HALF All Children’s Novelty Hats at half regular. .$,'!.50 Hats . . . $1.75 2.50 Hats _1.25 2.00 Hats _ 1.00 1.50 Hats .75c 1.00 Hats .50c 50c Hats.25c $10 Suits anil Over coats now .... $12.50 Suits and Overcoats $095 now ** $15 Suits and Over ™r $11.95 BOYS’ HATS $2 and $2.50 Hats .$1.50 1.50 Hats _1.00 1.25 Hats .95c RAH RAH HATS 50c Hats .39c 75c Flats .59c $1.00 Hats .69c Boys’ knee Trousers 75c Trousers ...,59c $1.00 Trousers ...79c $2.50 Trousers. $1.50 Trousers $1.15 $'_\00 Trousers $1.65 .$1.95 Children’s Suits Half-Price A groat lot of Children’s Suits, in sailor and Russian blouse styles— made of novelty mixtures. Materials and tailoring unexcelled. Same re liable Porter’s clothing. Going to let you pick for half regular prices. $10.00 Suits for . .. ..$5.00 7.50 Suits for. .3.75 5.00 Suits for.. 2.50 ! THREE DAYS MORE OF THE MEN’S HAT SALE Better lmrry—it’s a wonderful opportunity to buy unquestioned lint quality for less. $7.50 and $6.00 Silk Velour at . Knox $5.00 Derbies d*Q and Soft .' «J>0* I O All $.3.50 and $3.00 Hats a( . EXTRA SPECIAL All $2.00 and $2.50 Hats—soft felt and stitched — including Ward’s English Hats . t/Uv Men’s Sale On Boyden Shoes UNIVERSITY BOYS AS DELEGATES TO FRATERNITY MEET University, January 7.—(Special.)— i Local chapters of national fraternities ' were represented hi seven national con ventions of fraternities held at various places In the north and south during the Christmas holidays. John Bradley of Birmingham represented the Phi Gamma Deltas at the meeting of tin* fraternity, held at Indianapolis; Hud son Strode of Demopolis attended the Delta Kappa Eplison convention at Mem phis; Holt McDowell of Ensloy was a delegate to the gathering «»f Slgnut Alpha Epsilon al Nashville; Max Rog ers of Gainesville represented the Alpha Tan Omega, chapter at Louisville; the sigma Nil convention at Atlanta was attended by W. L. Longshore and W. I\ Oakley of Columbiana; the Phi Delta Theta convention In Chicago h\ Far- j ley \Y. Moody of Tuscaloosa, ami the Phi Kappa Sigma meeting at Balti more by .lack Wallace of Marlon. .Marriage in Florence Florence. January S.—(Special.)—Miss Stella Walden, one of the compositors on tic Florence Times, was married at the resilience of the Rev. W. D. Parish to Mr. Edgar Haddock. The young couple has many friends in the Tri-Cities who ex tend hearty congratulations. The first meeting of the year for the United Daughters of the Confederacy was held this afternoon. It was an important meeting ns many things of vital interest was considered. Man Asphyxiated I.os Angeles, Cal., January 8.—With ids head in an airtight box, bearing the in scription of patent applied for, and to which a largo quantity of gas was re leased through the medium of an alarm t lock device, O. D. Comber lay on thg floor of his home lure and was asphy*« iated. The alarm served a duel purpose. It not only released the gas but attracted neighbors. These arrived too late to s&v« the suicide. Sudden Stops Sparker—In spite of the airships au tos are still all the go. Coggwood—That's just the trouble. Some of them won t go at all. Ayer’s Pills Headaches Biliousness Constipation Indigestion Sold for 60 years. Reduced Title Page of The Age-Heralds “Mandy” Calendar for 1913 The calendars (his year are unusually handsome. They contain 12 pages besides the cover page and each page con tains a reproduction of one of the best “Mandv” drawings of the past year. “.Handy” is oue of the best known characters in Alabama and the south and the calendar preserves the best of her jokes in a most attractive and artistic form. The calen dar is made of heavy, rich cream colored paper and the sketches are printed in deep i sepia. Sent Postpaid to Any Address Upon Receipt of 10 Cents (Cash or Stamps). Address: THE AGE-HERALD Birmingham, Ala.