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New York Legislature In
troduces Bills in Interest
of Labor
Krw York, January 25.—After IS months
of inquiry into labor conditions in fac
tories in this state, 32 bills in the inter
est of jnen and women workers shall be
recommended for passage by the legisla
ture by the state factory Investigating
CDmmission. The commission's report
made public today, will recommend that
the working hours of women in canneries
be limited to <50 hours a week, from June
15 to October 15, with increase to <54 hours
between June 26 and August 5, the busy
season, at the discretion of an industrial
hoard. Another recommendation will be
for prohibiting night work for women.
The commissiou proposes further to pro
tvblt manufacture of food, dolls or dolls’
clothing and children’s wearing apparel
jn a tenement nouse for a factory.
A Private Sanatorium for the Treat
ment of Drug: A ddlct Ions, Aleoliol
lam, Nervous Diseases# Tobacco nod .
To reach .Sanatorium, take Poplar ave- 1
rue cars to coiner Poplar and Alabama
avenues, or Main street cars from Union
station and transfer to Poplar.
Patients’ Testimonials
Having received their freedom from,
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loud in their praise of the James Treat
ment. Read their testimonials.
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drugs of any kind and that the hypo
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After a course of treatment, and a gen
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Yorkvllle, S. C.
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end to excess for 12 or 15 years, allowing
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Don’t Want Snuff
Answering your inquiry as to how 1
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159 Exchange St.. Memphis, Tenn.
formerly of Merigotd, Miss.
James’ Home Remedies
Furnished at following prices:
W hiskey, wine or beer .
Tobacco, cigarettes or snuff . fi.no
Nervousness and insomnia . 5.00
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Memphis. Tenn. Correspondence conti
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13715 ~s 3716
Believes Women More Likely
to Get School Suffrage
Than Full Ballot
Matter Conies Up on Question of In
structions to Delegates to State
Convention at Selma Next
That il is best tc strive for one
feature of woman suffrage at n time*
rather than ask of the solons absolute
equal suffrage was the gist of the re
marks of Mrs. Prentiss Reed in the
discussion yesterday afternoon at the
regular bi-monthly meeting of the
Birmingham Equal Suffrage associa
tion in Clark & Jones ball on Third
The remarks of Mrs. Reed were in
support of a motion that the local as
sociation Instruct 11s delegates to the
stale convention at Selma on Wednes
day to co-operate with the State School
Improvement league in their efforts to
secure school suffrage. The motion was
made by Judge Clement Wood, follow
ing the reading of a communication
from the president of tlie State School
Improvement league enclosing a copy ;
of the recent school suffrage bill that '
passed the Kentucky legislature say
ing that the league would seek to have
an identical bill passed by the Ala
bama legislature and was earnestly
seeking the co-operation of all equal
suffrage bodies in the state to that
end, Mrs. Reed said:
“To get results, we must do one
thing at a time. Great generals in
their battles always strike at the
weakest point and i find that the av
erage man always turns over to his
wife the education of his children. That
is the weakest point for I believe that
the men of Alabama would rather have
their wives in charge of the educa
tion of their children than in the gov
ernor’s office.
“School suffrage is something that
if all thA women’s associations of Ala
bama get together on the legislature
would undoubtedly consider. If passed
it would mean that all of you wom
en would be entitled to vote on all
school affairs and also to hold any
school office. It would practically mean
turning over in your hands the edu
cation of the children of Alabama.
Equal Suffrage Remote
“Equal suffrage, some of you will
say. means all this and more, but in
my opinion equal suffrage in Alabama
is very remote. There are peculiar ed
ucational conditions prevailing in Ala
bama at the present time. Only one
whit© man out. of nine in this state
can read and writ.3 and the presen;
attitude, of the men of Alabama tp
women’s suffrage justified by his
ignorance for he realizes that ills a
menace to him. With such a state ot
affairs to expect .1 full equal suffrage
bill in the near future is too optimistic,
1 ut w irti hard an l conscientious ef
fort a school suffrage bill might be
passed at tb© next session of the legis
“Woman suffrage is an evolutional >
movement not a revolution, it repre
sents a natural growth, and this school j
suffrage bill represents one step forward \
All the Alabama legislators and politi- !
cians are not statesmen and they will |
look with greater favor on a limited
suffrage measure than upon the whole
equal suffrage proposition. Let us Iook
toward the future and meet the obstacles
as.they come, one at a time.’’
Mrs. Heed’s remarks were received wit t
a great deal of enthusiasm. Mrs. Solon1
Jacobs, the presiding officer, then recog
nized Mrs. it. 1*\ Jqhn si on. who made a
few brief remarks <>u last November's
election in Louisville. Ky., in which wom
en participated for the first time in th*
school elections. Mrs. Johnston said that
the election was a success and showed
that women were sufficiently Informed in
political matters to handle the ballot
Mrs. Oh a rift* R. Spencer was the next
.speaker in tin. discussion of’ instructin'-;
the delegates to Selma. Mrs. Spencer
presented a strong plea for full equal
suffrage. She averred she was against
instructing the delegates to the Selma
convention to bind themselves to push
forward a halfway measure.
“A half loaf has proven a failure every
where in woman suffrage,’’ she said, “i.ei
11s rather fight for equal suffrage, for
that Includes school suffrage as well. If
defeated the women of Alabama will b«
aroused to such an extent by the refusal
that they will work doubly hard the
next time foi victory. I want no half
way measures. I am as much interested
in clean streets, well ventilated factories,
better child labor laws as 1 am on school
questions. Equal woman's suffrage means
all of this, so why not try for the whole
loaf at one time.’’
To Co-Operate for School Suffrage
Mrs. Spencer’s remarks provoked fur
ther discussion until Judge Wood moved
the previous question. This was defeated
and the debate was prolonged. Miss Ethel
Amies look up'the cudgels for equal suf
frage now and forever and spoke strongly
against any compromising measures.
After a few minutes more of spirited de
bate, in which Mis.' Amelia Worthing
ton. Mrs. Spencer, Mrs. Reid, Miss Amies,
Mrs. Aird and Mrs. Benners participated,
the question was put and by a Note of
nearly two to one it was decided to in
struct the 12 delegates of the Birmingham
Equal Suffrage association to the statu
convention Wednesday to co-operato with
the state school suffrage league in their
efforts to secure school suffrage in Ala
The meeting yesterday of the Birming
ham Equal Suffrage association convened
at o'clock and was presided over by
President Mrs. Solon Jacobs.
The minutes of the previous meeting
wt re read and unm oved without question.
Tnere were no eports of the standing
committee and the election of delegates to
t*10 state convention was the next in or
ch i*. President lacons spoke briefly of
tins and explained . d the details of life
trip to Selma to the meeting and re
cnested that instead of electing delegates
that the memu.rs who wish to go to
Selma volunteer.
Following Mrs. Jacob-' announcement
12 members volunteered to attend the
Selma state convention next Wednesday,
J The names folios: Mrs. Solon Jacobs,
i hairmun of delegation; Miss Ethel
.* rmea. Miss Jully \v. Fykes, Mrs. Robert
F» wisv Mir. <\ l>. Brooks, Mrs. W. F.
Murdoch. Mrs. W. M. Wood. Mrs. (’harie?
M. Spencer, Miss Amelia Worthington.
Mrs. R. F. Johnston. Mrs. J. B. Aird, Mrs.
I.ucy H. Arrnes. The delegation will
leave Tuesday afternoon on the Southern
•it ":43 o'clock. Mrs. Solon Jacobs re
quested the members of the delegation to
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Newsome Fitting Up Hand
i some Picture Theatre
on Second Avenue
The $5000 pipe organ, said to be one of
the finest ever installed in the south,
which is to be a feature of the hand
some new moving picture playhouse H.
M. Newsome is constructing at 1916 Sec
ern! avenue, was received in Birming
ham yesterday and immediately conveyed
to ttxe new house and the expert artisans
"ho accompanied it arranged to begin
the installation of the organ Monday
The arrival or the new organ, which
Halph J. Thomas of Pittsburg lias been
permanently engaged to play. Indicates
the new ,playhouse is nearing comple
tion and every other detail is being rushed
as rapidly as possible with a view to
opening an at early date.
H. M. Newsome, proprietor of the new
house, announced yesterday that the open
ing would be between February 3 and 6,
the exact day to be decided upon next
This new moving picture house, which
will, with-the Amuse-l', Bonita and Prin
cess theatres mal^e a quartet of the
Newsome chain, will be, when completed,
it is claimed, the handsomest ;tmu sapient
place of the kind in the south. Marry
B. Wheeloek designed the i.v^ theatre,
located where the Birmingham Arms &
Cycle Co. used to he. and arranged the
beautiful interior decorative effect.
The place, the name for which liberal
prizes have been offered, ranging from $5U
in gold for first choice, downward to sea
son tickets, will have a seating capacity
of nearly 600 and perfect ventilation. The
ceiling will be 35 feet in height and five
powerful exhaust fans will be located in
the ceiling.
A balcony will be utilized for the first
time for the accommodation of tlie pat
rons of moving picture shows, and an
added feature will be a series of loggias,
or boxes, elevated and cut off by heavy
brass rails from the pit. or center of the
Council Decides to Pave Most Impor
tant Streets in the City
Carrollton, January 25.—(Special.)—!
At a meeting of lit© city council held
Friday night, in the office of Mayor
Jack M. Pratt, an ordinance was passed
for the paving of the most import
ant streets of the town. Another ordi
nance which was passed at this meet
ing was a privilege license for all
those doing business of apy nature
within the corporate limits of the
A. T. Newell, a member of the con
tracting ilrm of Newell Brothers of
Birmingham, was i i Carrollton yester
day. Newell Brothers have the con
tract for tlie building of the state aid
highway between Carrollton and Pick
< nsville and Mr. Newell was looking
after matters perra'ning to the com
pletion of the same. Work on the
road was begun last summer, hut the
sub-contractor throw up the job and
it is now up to the original contractors
to complete it or forfeit a $1«,000 bond
to the state.
hr. at the Terminal a little earlier so as
to get the reduction of railroad rate
by buying tickets all together.
Want Vice Commission
Following the business of selecting the
delegates to Selma tame that of tlie res- i
< lution for school suffrage wirtch was
followed by a resolution introduced by j
Mrs. Murdoch, urging upon the city com
missioners to create a vice commission.
This resolution was passed without dis- 1
tL.j-sion unanimously.
Before adjournment the matter of secur- i
ing a lecturer for February was discussed j
end it was decided to let the president
correspond with Miss Beatrice Forbes!
Robertson, the noted suffrage lecturer, J
in the hopes of securing her to talk in
It is quite probable that Lady Philip
Snowden, wife of Sir Philip Snow'den. a
member of the English parliament, will
also, be among the speakers for Febru
ary of the Birmingham Equal Suffrage
-ociation, as Miss Ethel Armen assert
ed at the meeting that Lady Snowden ;
would lecture in Mobile in tlie latter !
part of February, and that she had al
ready expressed a wisli to visit Birming
ha m.
The meeting adjourned at 5:06 o’clock, j
Mrs. Solon Jacogs said following the
Meeting that the state convention, which i
takes plate in Selma on Wednesday,
would be the first one in the history uI;
To Know this Man
Ik In l.el Kill nf \II Ihr llurileii of Sick
II 1*11 il:ii'lie. '■mir. llliioteil Sfiiinin'll, i»
llili'U, loll.m. IIIIIoiik CoiiillfIon of
I he lllonil, \l ink, looi'flve KlilnejK
nml n f 'ii ii il 11 In ii of SIpkiieKK Thnl
Ik Unking Vuu Mlneralile
Dr. W. S. Burkhart At He U Today. Owea HI*
Robust Health and Gain of 90 Pound*
to Taking Hi* Own Medicine, A*
Needed, for the pact 25 Year*.
All the druggists In this vicinity know’
I»r. Burkhart's Vegetable Compound.
Many of us have met him and that is
why hp accept 25 cents from you for a
30 day treatment and if not satisfic'd or
cured we will hand you back the 25
I »r. Burkhart, for twenty-five years
has always insisted that this is the only
fail- and square way to do business, so
eome in and get this 30 day treatment
for only 25 cents on a positive guaran
tee. \ 11 druggists do this for Df. Burk
hart. as they kig>w him well and know
that his word is good.
And when you stop to think that
twelve million of those treatments are
used annually in this country and Eu
rope. can you wonder so many people
know Dr. Burkhart, and that druggists
evnywhere are glad to handle his treat
ments on his honest basis- Be sure to
task fur and sec* that you get Dr. Burk
harts Vegetable Compound.

Visits Ellis Island and Wit
nesses the Process
of Admitting Im
New York, January 25.—Hundreds of
aliens, many of them still clad in the
garb of distant t.inds, stood before
the immigration officials at Ellis
Island today seeking admission to the
country while Gov. Woodrow’ Wilson.
President-elect of the United States,
observed with a scrutinizing eye the
manner of their welcome.
Scenes of pathos and of joy wore
mingled as those physically deficient
were turned away or the more fortu
nate passed successfully through the
lanes of inspection into the embraces
of waitihg friends. It was while ob
serving the last process of the law
whereby the officials satisfy them
selves that friends seeking the immi
grants have a bona fide errand, that
the party witnessed one of the dra
matic incidents so familiar at Ellis
Island. A young girl from Poland,
with a white shawl wrapped about her
head, was weeping when the Presi
dent-elect came in. Commissioner Wil- !
liam Williams explained that the worn- ,
an had spied her relatives outside the j
latticed- fence of stfol behind which
the immigrants are kept until duly
passed, and was weeping for joy at
the sight. The girl stood in line wait
ing her turn, but at the direction of
the commissioner her case was taken
up at once, her relatives answered sat
isfactorily the necessary questions and
the President-elect saw her dash for
ward into the arms of a sister, kisses
mingling with tears.
Mr. Wilson was an interested spec- |
tutor throughout. He asked questions ]
continually and observed in the detail
the methods employed to discover the
undesirable newcomers. When he left
Ellis Island he was asked what he
thought of the station.
"I merely came lor information, not
for thought,” ho answered with a smile.
The governor and his family later
went shopping and took a motor drive
through Central park. They will spend
tonight and tomorrow with Mrs. Car
oline B. Alexander at Hoboken, N. J.
In the governor's party were Mrs.
Wilson and Misses Jessie and Eleanor
Wilson, Mr. and Mis. Douglas Robin
son, Mrs. James Borden llarriman,
Royal Meeker, professor of political
economy at Princeton; Willard
Straight and Mrs. Caroline B. Alex
ander, at whose suggestion the trip
was made.
The President-elect asked many
questions. *T wonder,” he raid as hi
looked down on the crowd awaiting
examination, “if these people knew be
fore they arrived what they are to go
through." Commissioner Williams told
him in general the immigrants were
told on shipboard vs hat was expected
of them.
The governor saw a Russian reject
ed on account of a weak heart and
listened to the testimony before the
board of special inquiry regarding an
other Russian charged with being "a
white slaver.”
This man was ordered deported.
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force. We will have to wait until the gen
eral comes out pr surrenders."
Mrs. Sickles, who recently pawned her
jewels to save her husband's war relics
1 com sale, will not tome to his aid in tils
recent crisis, it is believed. She said
ihis afternoon that she would welcome
him with open arms if lie should come to
bve with her, but did not feel that she
could put out all her money in his be
Arrest Is Ordered
Albany, N. Y.f January 26.—Upon appli
cation of the .state authorities the state
s pieme court today issued an order for
the arrest of Gen. Daniel E. Sickles of
New York, who as chairman of the New
Yc rk monument commission, is alleged to
have failed to account for funds of the
Under the order General Sickles will he
required to give bail equal to the amount
of the alleged shortage, which is said to
he over $100,000, with the understanding
tlie bond will he forfeited if judgment is
rendered against him. The total amount
rf the alleged shortage was $28,476, hut on
December 20 last Stanton Sickles, a son
of the alleged shortage was $23,476, but on
1 remised to make good the balance as
B( on as certain property in Spain, owned
c»y Mrs. Sickles, cjuld he disposed.
The state’s complaint points out that
from 1890 to 1912. inclusive, the *eg
lslature appropriated $500,141 for use
of the commission. U is charged that
of this amount .>115.641 was turned
oxer t** General Sickles and that his
vouchers showed a balance unaccount
ed for $23,476.
$5000 Received
The complaint alleges that this was
converted by General Sickles to “his
own personal use in or about July,
1«»12; ” that the state officials have
made repeated demnnds for the return
of this money and that on December
21, 1912. $5000 of the alleged short
age. in the form of a certified check
signed by CarolineSickles, wife of
General Sickles, was received by the
Attorney General, since then there has
been no further payment. Demand is
made that General Sickles be com
pelled to restore the amount due with
interest from July 31, 1912, together
with costs and disbursements of the
act ion.
The battlefield monuments commis
sion was created by the legislature of
1895. General Sickles was made chair
man and* held the position until De
cember 9. 1912, when he was replaced
by Col. Ivewis R. Stegman of Brook
After the alleged shortage was dis
covered. Attorney General Carmody
served notice on all members of the
commission that they xvould he held
liable for the missing funds.
The attorney general said today that
General Sickles will he held respon
I sible and the state will not look to
tDo cither members of the commission
I for restitytion.
New York. January 25.—Financial
I affairs of General Sickles have been in
I a bemuddled condition for several
I months, it is alleged. His Fifth ave
| nuo resiednee and household effects,
i including many priceless relics of his
I career as a union soldier and dip
lomatist have been threatened several
times by in-pending shrievalty salo to
satisfy judgments for money bor
rowed. On each occasion something
has forestalled action. Not long ago
Mrs. Sickles canto to the old soldier's
rescue by pawning her jewels. It is
averred. They havo been separated
for more than 25 year*. Her act did
not bring about a reconciliation and
Order Tea By Parcel Post—Charges Paid on One or More Pounds
A Tea for Every Taste
Formosa Oolong
English Breakfast
India Ceylon
Mixed Ceylon
A present with each
pound of
or Golden Key at
A. & P.
Young Hyson
Green Japan
Golden Key
B. F. Japan
Gunpowder India
Stamps with a can of A. &
P. Baking Powder at
' .. .. —-■
Four checks with all Teas
at 50c.
Six checks with all Tea*
at 60c or more.
Twenty stamps with all
Teas at 50c.
Thirty stamps with all
Teas at 60c or more.
A. & P. Selected
Eggs 30 Cents
Guaranteed Fresh
El Ryad Coffee
None Better
at 35c
1919 2nd Ave.
subsequent Judgments were obtained
against the general. The shortage in
the fund was made known several
weeks ago. Royal friends of the gen
eral said it was due primarily to an
error In bookkeeping and would lie
straightened out in time.
Distinguished Career
The order for Gem tot Sickles’ ar
rest comes as a climax of a distin
guished and picturesque career. Born
in New York In 1885 of a wealthy fam
ily, General Sickles served as a sel
dier, legislator and diplomat. The guest
of honor for manv years at gather
ings of civil war veterans, he was re
cently refused admission to a local or
ganization of civil war veterans on
the ground of “military unsktllfulness
and reckless sacrifice of the lives of
his men." Congress, which in 1887
awarded him a medal of honor for
bravery, three years ago refused to
grant him a lieutenant generalship. In
his old age financial troubles heset him
one after another and his wife, soil
and daughter became estranged front
General Sickles was a member of the
House of Representatives just before
tile outhreak of the war and It was
in Washington that he shot and killed
Phttlip Barton Key. a United States
district attorney, for alleged atten
tions to his first wife, the daughter ot‘
an Italian musician.
At the outbreak of the civil war
General Sickles raised and equipped at
his own expense live regiments of vol
unteers and as colonel of one of litem
went to the front. Ho participated
in most of the great battles of the
war. including Gettysburg, where he
lost a leg and achieved distinction for
bravery. He was rewarded by promo
tion to the rank of major general.
From 1868 to 1875 lie served as min
ister to Spain, where he met and mar
ried his present .vife, the daughter of
a Spanish councillor of state. Shortly
after Ills return to this country with
Iter the couple separated and Mrs.
Sickles went back to Spain, where she
remained until 1808. Then she returned
to New York. There were frequent
reports of their reconciliation and for
a year or more Mrs. Sickles lived in a
house adjoining he- husband's but it
never appeared that they were really
( Continued from P«xe One.>
Attorney General has been constant In
holding to his determination to retry the
case at Detroit February 3. He will ac
cept no pleas on behalf of the defendants,
it Is said, except pleas of guilty. The at
torneys appealed from the Attorney Gen
eral's decision to the President who dis
cussed the entire situation today with
Messrs. Wickersham, Grosvenor, Noble
mid Daugherty. The combination com
plained of in the indictments, it was
pointed out. hail been terminated in .Tan
eery. 1911, shortly after tlie indictments
v.ere returned. The civil suit against
the alleged trust recently was decided
by the supreme court, in favor of the
Washington, January 23.—Representa
tive James T. Lloyd o£ Missouri, chair
man of the democratic congressional com
mittee, announced today that he woidd
not again be a candidate for re-election
On tile committee. He has served six
years in heading the congressional cam
Taign work and lie said lie felt if was
due to the other members of the commit
tee to have an opportunity to take the
office. As soon as the extra session of
Congress convenes, Mr. Lloyd will call
the democratic congressional committee
together to elect Ids successor. Repre
sentative Johnson of Kentucky is a can
didate for tlte chairmanship.
Made in Birmingham
Manufactured under the
most sanitary factory con
ditions and made of the
best materials obtainable.
[ The trial of Andy Moss, charged with
the murder of George Cook was com
menced Saturday morning in the first
division of the criminal court, and not
until 10 o'clock Saturday night did the
court adjourn. The jury was sent to
a hotel and will be kept in charge of
tlie court bailiff until Monday morning
when the trial will be resumed.
The case was specially set for Thurs
day last weak, but the Allbright case kept
the court busy until late Friday evening.
A large number of witnesses had been
summoned and been in attendance on
the court practically all week, so Judge
Fort decided to take up the case Sat
urday morning. The state made rapid
progress with its case and concluded the
direct testimony for the state yesterday
afternoon^ At the time the court ad
journed the witnesses for the defense were
being examined. The prosecution is be
ing conducted by Assistant Solicitor Ed
Winston, assisted by Circuit Solicitor Jo
seph R. Tate, and P. D. McArthur. The
defendant is represented by Judge Gas
ton and Erie Fettus.
The killing of Cook by Moss occurred
on November 19, 1911, in McElroy &
Brown's drug store. North Birmingham,
ami was said to have been the result of
a family quarrel. At the time Cook was
fatally wounded Barton Haggerty, an
innocent bystander, was instantly killed
by a bullet tired by Moss, and Walter
Dickens slightly injured. It is said that
Moss went to the drug store and mis
taking Dickens for Moss, opened tire, the \
shot wounding Dickens and killed Hag
gerty. He then fired on Cook and in
flicted injuries from which he died.
Moss is also indicted for the murder
of Haggerty, but the two cases were
separated and he is on trial for the mur
der of Cook.
9 A New Stock of the Highest Quality of
AH Seed to Plant Now
/ Put in Hotbeds Now—
Our Tomato, Cabbage, Lettuce and
Pepper Seeds.
Plant in Open Ground Now—
English Peas, Mustard, Turnips, Spin
ach, Beets, Carrots and Onion Sets.
Plant for Green Feed for Poultry and Stock—
Dwarf. Essex, Rape and Burt Oats.
Sweet Peas—Choice mixed, oz. 10c.; one-fourth lb. 30c.
Tuberose, Gladiolus. Dahlia, Cannas and other Bulbs to
* plant now.
Poultry Feed and
Our Prices Will Be Found Right.
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Phones 918-1107 1st Ave. and 20th St.
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Business Men!
And by that we mean merchants, real
estate dealers, manufacturers and all
others who sell goods or service to the
public, at our Tuesday Luncheon next
week, in Gold Lion tea room annex, a
protective measure, highly important
to all of you, will be considered.
We Want You There
The luncheon is “Dutch Treat”—50c.
Phone F. J. Holberg, treasurer, at Louis
Saks’, and he will reserve a chair for you.
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