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An Original Researcher tells us that the first straw hats were made from leal Ians. A cool ancestor. See what the best hatters have evolved lor us this season. Belgians Fancy Swiss Sennits Splits Jap Straws Straw Sailors.$2.00 to $5.00 Knox Hats.w.$4.00 and $5.00 Panamas...$6.00 to $15.00 JBangkoks..$6.00 to $8.50 Cool Underwear—? Athletic cut Shirts and flrawers, priced per garment: Checked Nainsook 50c and $1.00 Mercerized Madras 75c Pure Linen $1.50 Nainsook Union Suits $1 White Balbriggan 50c Porosknit 50c White Lisle $1.00 Kneipp’s open mesh linen for $2.50 Kneipp’s Union Suits $5 1922-1924 First Avenue GLENN HOPES TO SWING ALABAMA BACK INTO THE DRY COLUMN Anniston. May 16.—(Special.)—While he admits that he had a conversation with former Governor Comer while in Bir mingham this week, R. B. Glenn, ex-gov ernor of North Carolina, who spoke here Thursday night, denied that his presence in Alabama at this time has anything to do with the announcement, for re-elec tion made by Mr. Comer, and he says Uiat insofar ns he knows the use of the word “we” by Mr. Comer in refer ring to the "pushing of the load over the hin does not apply to the Anti-Saloon league. In an interview Friday, Governor Glenn, who spent the day in Anniston on ac count of illness, stated that in the con versation referred to by him, Comer said •*Y>s, I am going to run again. As you will remember, you and I made the game fight. You won and I lost. It Is to finish the work that I attempted that I shall seek re-election." Governor Glenn says that he attributed liis success in North Carolina In dealing •with the railroad rate question to the fact that, he Invoked the criminal law against the railroad officials. Instead of fWting them in the civil courts. He eaya that his campaign was mapped out in a conference between Comer, Hoke Sml^and himself In Atlanta. "flfcake It a point not to meddle with state jBiitlcs while on my lecturing tours." said Mr. Glenn, but he admitted that he had a desire to see Hobson elected sena tor from Alabama, as the Merrimac hero is his cousin. In his address at the First, Methodist church Thursday evening, Mr. Glenn Stated very frankly that the object of his visit to Alabama at present was to swing Alabama back into the dry column in 1915 and to elect men to the legislature who would vote for this end. He de clared that he believed there will be a ration-wide dry law’ in 10 years. The liquor interests, declared Governor Glenn, are now spending $500,000 to swing the southern states back into the wet, column and he says the Anti-Saloon league is the only organized association to combat this force. He accounted for the increased consumption of liquor in the United States by stating that women are drinking more and that more foreigners are coming to America. Governor Glenn left here for Alexander City. INTRODUCES MOTOR TRUCK FOR FARM USE Dadeville, May lft.—(Special.)—Mrs. A. C. Miller perhaps has the distinction of Introducing the use of motor trucks for farm use in Alabama. She has recently purchased a three ton truck for the pur pose of hauling the products of her farm, 12 miles from here on the Tallapoosa river, into Dadeville, particularly baled cotton from her gins. She will also use it to deliver freight from the railroad. ” Concert at Greensboro Greensboro. May 16.—(Special.)—A con cert was given in the opera house last r.ight under the auspices of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Quite a nice sum was realized for cemetery work Mid the large audience In attendance were well pleased. SPECIAL ON MEATS ' For Today, May 17 Prtme Beef Rib Roast, per pound .12 H2c and 14c Choice Beef Roast, boneless and rolled, per pound.14c and 15c Choice Beef Pot Roast, per pound .9c to 11c Fancy Pork Loin Roast, per pound .14c Choice Pork Shoulder Roast, per pound .13c Choice Hind Quarters Lamb, per pound .14c , Fancy Fore Quarters Lamb, per pound .11c Choice Chuck Steaks, per pound. .11c Choice Pork Chops, per pound. .15c Choice Lamb Chops, pec pound .15c Choice Round Steaks, per pound.15c Choice Sirloin Steaks, per pound1 .16c Choice Porterhouse Steak, per pound .16c and 18c Fancy Fresh Spare Ribs, per pound .11c Fancy Salted Spare Ribs, per pound .8c Fancy Fresh Nick Bones, per pound .5c Choice Beef Boiling Meat, per pound /.7c and 8c Choice Lamb Stew, per pound ..7c Our Royal Brand Sugar Cured Hams, per pound .17c Our Royal Brand Sugar Cured Picnic Hams, per pound .13c Our Royal Brand Sugar Cured Breakfast Bacon, pound .21c Our English Style Sugar Cured Breakfast Bacon, pound.20c Our Sugar Cured Country Style Plate Breakfast Bacon, per pound.. 14c Weiners, Frankfurters, Garlic, Bologna, Head Cheese and Blood Sausage .12c Our Own Sugar Cured Corned Beef, per pound.8c to 12 1-2c Our Own Kettle Rendered Hog Lard, per pail: 10 pound pails .$1.25 5 pound pails . 63c 3 pound pails . 40c All our meats are strictly first class and government Inspected. We operate our own packing plant, over fifty markets all over the United States, and sell from 30 to 50 per cent below any other market. Buy your meats at a living price at BUEHLER BROS. 2119 SECOND AVE. Convicted in Federal Court at Huntsville BROTHER ACQUITTED White Way May Be Built Around the Square at Huntsville—Well Known Farmer Charged With At tempting to Assault Niece Huntsville, May 16.—(Special.)-Lee and Jeff Holly of Trenton were on trial in the I nlterl States court today here on charges of counterfeiting. The govern ment claimed that they passed eight spurious dollars in Jackson county last July and maintains that the Holly brothers are connnected with a gang of counterfeiters that ha* operated in Ala bama, Tennessee and Missouri. J. L. Case and G. YY\ Lawing, who are also believe 1 to be members of this ring, have been convicted In the federal court at Chatta nooga and are In jail there awaiting a decision on their motion for a new trial. Maj. E. P. McAdams, secret service op erative, was here on the case. He claimed that the gang operated extensively in several states, operating under the gu's; of traveling horse traders and timoer men. Seven arrests in all have been made. Lee Holly was found not guilty. Jeff Holly was convicted. Joseph E. Warren of Georgia and Miss Ethel Willmore of this county were mar ried yesterday afternoon by Father Calla han of the Catholic church. The jury on the case of Dr. William R. Suit of Cullman county, who was tried in the United States court here on a charge of retailing liquor without a government license, failed to reach an agreement and was discharged. Wes Green of Cullman county was found guilty of illicit distill ing and Bob Warren and wife of La.w’ rence county were acquitted of the charge of retailing. Several light showers fell In this section yesterday evening, but not enough to be of much benefit. The farmers are coni plaining of drought and the tender crops are suffering. All of the business houses around (h* public square have rigned the contracts for the proposed white way and tne Huntsville Railway, Light and Power company has forwarded an order for th** necessary material. The four blocks around the square will be lighted with six posts to the block and five lights to the post, and the lights will be turned on by the midfile of July. It is expected that the movement will at once spread to othe» streets in the business section. Charges with an attempt at criminal assault on Miss Bessie Thrift, a 17-year nld girl who is a niece of his wife, Frank Hower, a well known farmer from Har vest. has been arrested and lodged In jail In Huntsville. A warrant for his arrest was sworn out by Mrs. M. A. Taylor, grandmother of the girl. However claims that there is nothing in the case and that the girl’s grandmother was incited to take out a warrant against him by hearing neighborhood gossip. The girl makes hei home with Hower and nfs wife and they moved out of the neighborhood several months ago to Tennessee. While the} were away, the gossipping began, he says, and lie was very much surprised when placed under arrest. WELLBORN EXPERT Anniston Banker Testifies Before Board in Land Assessment Case Anniston, May 16.—(Special. )-M. B. Wellborn was called before the board of road and revenue commissioners Friday morning as an expert witness in the vase of the South Anniston Land company, which is combatting an assessment of taxes fixed by Commissioner C. D. Mar tin. In his testimony Mr. Wellborn declared that the value of the company's property would treble In value were another rail road built through that portion of the city. He also averred that he did not con sider, as an experienced banker and busi ness man, that'the market value of bank stock or of a mgrcantile business should he determined or classed the same as the stock of a land company. This prompted the question from Mr. Davis, who is the general manager for three big land corporations here, what the witness wolud consider the market value of a certain hardware company or n certain bank if the stock were selling at $150 and $200, respectively? Mr. Will born replied that the. selling price in Ihe case would determine the marekt value and explained that In the case of a loiul company isolated sales do not determine the market \alue of the stock.. The Anlston City Land company, the Alabama Mineral Land company and the South Anniston Land company, all repre sented by Mr. Davis, have been on trial in tax cases for several days. News of Ensley A May festival will be given at the auditorium of the Wesley House, the headquarters of the new settlement work In Ensley, tonight beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The programme Includes games, skips and songs, and the twin ing of the maypole. The public is In vited to attend the exercises. The women of the Ensley Christian church will have a food and white sale at the store of Piper & Phillips this morning beginning at 10 o'clock. The memhers of Purity temple, Pyth ian Sisters, entertained at the Knights of Pythias hall last night and a large numoer of guosta were entertained with an Interesting programme. Mrs, ' Angwin was presented with the past I chief's jewel tn an appropriate address by Mrs. Mary Echols, the present chief of the temple. At the conclusion of the programme refreshments were served and a social session held. A most Interesting description of the Passion Play with splendid illustra tions was delivered at the Ensley opera house last night by the Rev. P. Tur ner of West End. W. P. Day of Selma has been visit ing relatives In Ensley. Mrs. Minnie Gray of Gadsden Is the guest of frlsnds In ths city. ^^Don’t button your coat Put change in your outside pocket for WRIGLT Always have change handy for the handy confection. Every package is a guardian of your teeth—your breath— your appetite—your digestion. i Benefit continuously and enjoy this | refreshing pastime as well. BUY IT BY THE BOX It costs less—of any dealer— and stays fresh until used. B. D'Emo. Adv.. Chlatso DESPERATE NEGRO ATTACKS DOTHAN Patrolman Spivey Forced to Use Gun on Prisoner He Had Placed Under Arrest Dothan, May 16.—(Special.)—Police Offi cer E. O. Spivey had a thrilling experience with a desperate negro about 4 o’clock this afternoon and only escaped serious and probably fatal injury by the timely use of his pistol. After being shot three times, the negro was finally subdued. Officer Spivey arrested the negro, who is a stranger here, in the eastern part of the city as a suspicions character. The negro acted in a sullen manner on the way to jail an 1 as he and the officer were passing a brick pile just before reac hing headquarters, the negro suddenly stooped and picked up one of the bricks, advanced on the officer and attempted to strike him on the head with it. Spivey caught the blow o:i his hand and reached for his gun. The negro grabbed the offi cer around the waist and tried to take the gun away from him, whereupon Spivey succeeded In turning the gun to ward the negro and pulled the trigger, the ball passing between the negroe s legs. The negro then turned the officer loose and snatched up another brick, but a bullet through the arm mad© him drop it. He stooped for another brick and the officer sent a bull© through his leg, but he got the brick end raised it to strike, when a bullet through his shoulder stopped him. Spivey at this juncture took aim to kill and pulled the triger, but the gun snapped. There were only four cartridges In it and all had been fired. The negro gac© up, however, and was carried trt headquarters, where his wounds were dressed. 11© is seriously hurt, but will recover. Officer Spivey escaped with a few bruises. TV? negro Is not known here, but from th ■ way be acted it is thought he is wanted somewhere oq a serious charge. Robert Christopher, Prom inent Limestone Citizen, Takes Own Life Athens. May 16.—(Special.)—Robert Christopher, for many years a promi nent citizen and merchant In the western part of this county, at Westmoreland, committed suicide this morning at his store by rutting his throat with a razor. The deed was committed about 8 o'clock and he was dead when discovered. He is s member of one of the oldest and most prominent families in that part of the county and his wife was a daugh ter of one of the wealthiest men In the county. Ills death was a shock to his many friends. He was about 45 years of age. No cause is assigned for his rash act. Sons of Vets Reorganize Anniston, May 16.—(Special.)—The John Forney camp, Sons of Confederate vet erans. was reorganized at a meeting held here Thursday afternoon. Col, W. B. MoKleroy being elected commander; C. D. Kline, vice commander, and H. B. Dent, Hd.lutant. Hubert Dent and Lamar Jef fers were named as delegates to repre sent the cump at the Chattanooga re union Believes the Administration Will Work Out Problem Satisfactory to All the Parties Concerned Gadsden, May 16.—(Special.)—War with Japan Is about, as imminent as is the secession of Alabama from the unloi, according to Congressman John L. Bur nett, who came home last night to at tend the banquet of the Chamber of Com merce. Mr. Burnett expresses the great est confidence in the ability of the ad ministration of the United States and of California to work out the problem to the satisfaction of all concerned. Mr. Burnett believes that no haste should be made in the currency reform, as it is a matter which merits considerable study. ' The recent order of the Secretary of the ! Treasury, putting out large sums to the national banks, Mr. Burnett believes, will j give more and cheaper money. Difference of opinion exists among local attorneys as to the request of Solicitor L. B. Rainey for a writ of certiorari before the supreme court in the .J. Smith case. Mr. Raindy bases his petition on the fact that the reversal on the ground tha' Charge No. 10 should not stand because Voters Will Decide Whether $120,000 Will Be Spent Im proving Public Roads Russellville, May 16.—(Special.)—At a meeting of the county court of revenue at this place a statement was issued from It as to how the money would be spent should the $120,000 bond issue election, called by It to construct a system of public roads and bridges in this county, carry. The election Is set for next Mon day, May 10, and Is creating much in terest among the voters nt this place. Large crowds are attending the second week of circuit court, which convened at this place Monday. The usual routine of j business is being carried on. the points in Charge No. 10 were con tained in 16 different special charges of the trial judge, which, for some reason, were no tincluded in the transcript. The solicitor is confronted by a difficult prob lem. It Is undecided as to whether the state will accept the decision of the su preme court without an effort to reopen the case there, or to enter immediately upon the second trial at once while wit nesses and evidence are available. The Eighth district convention of the Etowah Sunday School association will he held Sunday at Liberty, near Hoke’s Bluff. A. K.. Goodhue, ,T. E. Williams and John A. Inzer will be the speakers. Appointment of Postmaster Causes No Surprise Among People Decatur. May IB.—(Special.)—The news of the appointment of William E. Craw ford as postmaster of Decatur was re ceived here late yesterday. It was no surprise to the people of Decatur, as his appointment had been expected for some time past. Mr. Crawford Is one of the well known business men of Decatur and a son-in law of Probate Judga William E. Skeggs. There were 11 other democrats who wanted the job. William Moseley, the present republi can poetmaster of Decatur, lias been post master here for the past seven years, having been appointed by President Roosevelt. A fine rain fell yesterday and last night, very much to the delight of the farmers and truck growers. Blaine Gulp and Jackson Swope, the two negro hoys who stole a mall sack at , ' the union depot, have confessed to the theft and were taken to Huntsville today by a government agent. O’Brien Assumes Office Dadevllle, May 16.—(Special.)—W. D. O'Brien, who was elected foi* that office in 1 he last election, has received the ap pointment from Governor O’Neal to (Hi the unexpired term of Max Adams, who oled last week, as tax collector, and will *a»;e charge immediately. The Frisco takes the short cut to Colorado. It is the direct road, and the high road—for it goes up over the Ozarks, and cools you off on the way. memphis%3 BIRMINGHAM Soon after crossing the Mississippi the Frisco train begins to climb, and quickly gets you up where it is cool. This cool, comfortable night’s sleep makes you fit as a fiddle and immeasurably shortens your trip to Colorado. Thru Sleepers to Colorado The route via Memphis and Kansas City is the high-road from the Southwest to Colorado. It is the route of least time and greatest comfort. The Kansas City-Florida Special is equipped for the comfort of Colorado vacationists. It has splendid electric lighted Pullmans thru from Jacksonville, Atlanta, Birmingham and Memphis to Kansas City, Denver and Colorado Springs. No change of cars from tidewater to Rockies. Also carries modem electric lighted chair cars, and dining cars serving famous Fred Harvey meals. A vacation in Colorado will be profitable in enjoyment and health, and econom ical ia coat. Railroad fares are low. Hotel and boarding house rates are reason able. Send for beautiful book on Colorado, and information about low fares. J. R. McGregor, District Passenger Agent 10S North Twentieth St.. Birmingham, Ale.