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R. F. Ireland of At'anta, W. E. Davis, of New Orleans and F. M. Farber of New Orleans are stopping at the Hlllmn.i. H. D. Lane of Montgomery, T. L. Long of Jasper, and C. A. Sr-hoen of Jasper are registered at the Morris. W. A. Flanagan of Vinemont, T. A. Ut ter of Gadsden ami Dr. P. I. Hopkins of Clanton are at the Florence. W. H. Perry of Anniston, S. A. Moore of Gadsden and W. L. Treadway of At lanta are registered at the Empire. George M. Weston of Erie, Pa.. G. H. Lane of Montgomery and J. S. Hughes of Montgomery are stopping at the Birming ham. C. O. Jaggers of Cu Iman, E. L. Davant ol' Montgomery and Dr. E. B. Wren of Talladega are registered at the Me'ro polltan. RODENHOTEL AGAIN VICTIM OF RUMORS Emphatic Denial Made of Report That It Was to Be Sold for an Office Building A rumor, the origin of which could not Ae ascertained, was circulated yester day that the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad company and the Tidewater street railway had purchased the Roden unfinished hotel for a Joint office build ing. The rumor was denied emphatical ly by all interests concerned as being laughable rather than a matter for seri ous speculation. The Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad company has been often figuring on an office building, according to rumors. The rumor makers have constructed two or three skyscrapers for the company, but none has yet materialized. The explana tion was made yesterday to demonstrate the unreasonableness of the report that the Tennessee company owns real estate close in the city and could erect a new building without such great cost as would be Involved in the suggested trade. Then, again, the Roden hotel interests have no idea of selling their hotel, and it was announced it would be completed with out any delays except the unavoidable ones. Real Estate Transfers Deeds were placed on record yester day In the office of the probate court showing the following transfers of property, the consideration being $1000 or more: $1250—J. F. George and L. F. Ken drick to W. C. Currie, E. R. Currie, W. C. Weston and J. B. Miller; 5 acres of land In section 24, township 18, range 3 west. $3000—J. P. Mitchell and Frances O. Mitchell to Mrs. B. Y. Mitchell; center f»0 feet of lots 1 and 2, block 2, map and plan by O. A. Wilson of O. W. Wood's survey. $1900—V. G. Mason to J. B. Blount; lot 13, block 5. present map and survey of Elyton’s Highlands. $2100—E. J. Griffith and Marion Grif fith to D. H. Griffith; lot 7. block 2, J. W. Miller and M. N. Miller’s survey In Ensley. $1000—Louis Peroles and Mrs. M. E. Peroles to Annie Peroles; lots 15 and 16, block “I,” map and survey of Elyton Land company’s second addition to Ens Marriage Licenses The following marriage licenses were Issued yesterday in the office of the probate clerk: David E. Thompson of Lincoln, Neb., ami Miss Nora Cook. Carlos Screws of Birmingham and Miss Birdie Mae Gregay. .!. W. Blaekerby of Republic ajid Miss May E. Brosher. H. K. Connar of Woodlawn and Mrs. bailie N. Hanlin. James West of Corinth, Miss., and Miss Lena Regsby. Howard S. Graves of Atlanta and Miss Bell Bauerlelne. Secretary Duffy Coming Frank Duffy, international secretary of the United Brotherhood of Carpen* ters and Joiners of America, with head quarters at Indianapolis, Ind., is ex pected to arrive in the city today and it Is understood that a mass meeting of the striking unions will he called and that Secretary Duffy will address the gathering. $1,410,940 NEEDED1 FOR SCHOOLS OF CITY SAYS W. 0. MATHEWS Building Inspector Submits Data Gathered to the Commission — $35,000 SHOULD BE SPENT ON REPAIRS Figures Exceed Those Submitted by Board of Education—Commis sioners Will Not Act Hastily on Matter The immediate needs for bettering the schools of Birmingham will cost $35,000, in round numbers. This data Is con tained in a report of the building in spector made public yesterday by Presi dent C. Exum of the commission. Mr. Mathews, the building inspector, volun teers the information ttiat new schoois needed will require at least $1,410,940 to construct. The report of Mr. Mathews, which concurs with the board of education es timate for new schools, will be dis cussed by the commissioners at a meet ing to be held tomorrow for that pur pose. At this meeting repairs will be authorized involving $35,000, in round | numbers, w'hile the matter of a bond issue for the new schools will be passed for future action. The immediate needs will be remedied, as all of the commls | sioners favor such w'ork. However, it | is physically Impossible, according to the commissioners, to build sufficient schools for the forthcoming term and nj hasty action is to be taken In that regard. Repairs Necessary A«> to the immediate necessity for re pairs Mr. i Mathews makes the follow ing recommendations in his report, re quested by Judge Kane: Temporary repair and improvements for the year 1913-14: Barrett, 4-room cottage .$ 1,850 Kennedy, 4-room cottage . 1,850 Woodlawn, 4-room cottage . 1,850 Gibson, 6-room, cottage .. 2,400 Wylam, 4-room cottage . 1,850 Minor, 4-room cottage . 1,850 Kane, 4-room cottage . 1,650 Cameron, 4-room cottage . 1,650 Davis, 4-room cottage . 1,650 Slater, rent four cottages. 600 Ind. H. S., rent two cottages.. 3*0 Kingston, complete building_..... 160 N. B’tmm, new plumbing. 2,500 N. B'ham, plaster and painting rooms . 600 Powell, plaster and painting rooms , 800 Henley, plaster and painting rooms 800 Gruymont, plaster & painting rooms 400 Repairs to plastering, doors and windows, roofs and drain pipes, plumbing and heating, repairing and painting furniture and w;ood woik. etc., in all these schools... 6,tXK> New furniture, blackboards, etc., for all temporary schools . 6,000 Barrett, Robinson and Ensley High schools, fire escapes and stairs.. 600 Total .$04,350 Calls for New High School Tho report of Mr. Mathews calls for a new high school on the South Side to cost $189,193 and to contain 30 rooms. Other new buildings are recommended by the building inspector. President Kxum in commenting upon the report said that lie was In favor of whatever was necessary to relieve the situation. He did not evidence any wil lingness to hastily concur In the recom mendation of Mr. Mathews further man to say that after a school census was taken and after diligent inquiry lie would follow the opinion of Mr. Matthews if subsequent evidence bore out the figures of the experts of the city. The figures presented by Mr. Matthews are approxi mately the sa/ne as indicated first by the board ot education. It was an nounced yesterday at the city hall Ihat the report received was purely prelim inary and the problem was far front so lution at this time. It is understood that at tho confer ence to be held tomorrow some policy as to the proposed relief measures will be outlined by the board. The detailed figures of Mr. Mathews are here given: Western District Wylam school, 30 rooms: building. $56,618.34: equipment, $2400; site, $3000; totals, $62,018.34. Central Park, 4 rooms; building. *10. 36s; equipment, $600: site, $500; totals, $11,468. Baker, addition, 8 rooms: building, $25,476.60; equipment. $1 600; totals, $27, 076.60. Bush and Moore, new building, -I rooms; building. $66,618.24; equipment, $2400; totals, $69,018.24. New Minor, 12 rooms: building. $36. 618.24; equipment. $2400; site, $5000; Ensley. negro, 20 rooms. 4 In base ment. building. $40,351.40; equipment, totals. $5000. Republic. S rooms, building, *25, 476.60; equipment. *1600; site, $5000; totals, $32,076.60. Jfairvlew. 4 rooms and. addition and neatlng. building. $18,000; equipment, $600; totals, $18,600. Washington and Graymont, improve ments, building. $4000; totals. $4000. West End. negro, 4 rooms, building, $5000; equipment. $600; site, $500; to tals, $6,100. Total, $316,727.32. Ccniral District South Highland high, 30 rooms, Capital $500,000.00 Surplus (Earned) $550,000.00 Birmingham Trust & Savings Co. Capital and Surplus $1,'050,000.00 The Purchasing Power of Pennies CAN BE LEARNED by your children through the sav> ings account. The value of money is better acquired by saving than by spending. THE, SAVINGS ACCOUNT is the first step in the education of children in thrift; it affords a material means of applying the principles of thrift, and shows the results from day to day. A. W. SMITH, President TOM O. SMITH, V.-Prestdent W. H. MANLY, Cashier BENSON CAIN. Asst. Cashier C. D. COTTEN, Asst. Cashier E. W. FINCH, Asst. Cashier , 4 Per Cent Paid On Savings Deposits ANNISTON MAN COMES OUT FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR - • .. THOMAS E. KILBY IN BIRMING HAM YESTERDAY SAYS HE MILL STAND STRICTLY FOR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Thomas E. Kilby is a candidate for the office of lieutenant governor. He announced in Birmingham yesterday. Mr. Kilby is Calhoun’s representative in the state senate. He Is president of the Kilby Frog and Switch company and of the Anniston City National hank. He is one of the best known Alabamians. While in Birmingham yesterday he said: “You are authorized to announce me a candidate for the office of lieu tenant governor. Later, I will make a formal statement concerning the planks of my platform. At the present time, suffice it to say that I stand for a busi ness administration, for peace and pros perity in Alabama. I am not to become the running mate of any candidate for governor. I have no strength to give, and desire none that might come from my allegiance to any individual. I de sire to stand and will stand on the reo ord that I have made as a business man and as a legislator." J. H. Edmondson of Anniston, chair man of Calhoun county committee, and one of the leading business men and politicians of that county, was elated when told that Mr. Kilby had an nounced. In this regard he said yesterday: "There should be no opposition to Mr. Kilby and there probably will not be. He represents the serious business ele ment which the state so badly needs. He came to Alabama as agent of the old Georgia railroad, and has made a splendid success for himself in the business world He is one of Alabama's most substantial citizens, and will be an ideal lieutenant governor. He \n one of those whom the people might elect with the utmost confidence that should ill befall the governor, he would succeed to the higher office and reflect great credit on the state." While several candidates for governor have announced themselves, Mr. Kilby is the first to enter the race for lieu tenant governor. A. H. Carmichael of Colbert has been discussed as a prob able candidate for lieutenant governor, but it is now' understood that he w'ill make the race for representative and i speaker of the house. It is possible that Mr. Kilby will be elected lieuten ant governor without opposition. OFFER MEASURES TO REGULATE TRAFFIC Action Postponed Until Some Future Meeting. May Be Amended Ordinances to regulate traffic on the downtown streets In lieu of the alleged ineffective ones now on the books were offered to the commission yesterday by the department of justice. The ordinances were passed over for investigation. There will be several amendments made before final passage, it is said. One ordinance is for the principal pur pose of describing motor vehicles and regulating the use of lights at night. The second one, embracing the park rule* initiated by Mr. Exum, includes driving to the right, near the curb always. It is ordained that drivers slowing up must signal cars in their rear with their hand held out so as to be visible to the on coming cars. No car Is to cross an In tersection faster than eight miles per hour and none are to be operated over the streets at a faster rate than 10 miles per hour. The ordinances regulate the use of horns, the use of lights at night and provided minutely for the regulation of all character of traffic downtown. Pedes trians under the new law are prohibited from crossing the streets except hori zontally and none are to cross in the center of the blocks. The ordinances are believed to be of the first importance by the commissioners. However, it is said some of the provisions are imprac ticable and that expert opinions will be requested from automobile dealers of this city, who are nonpartisan about traffic regulations. A copy of the traffic laws when finally passed will be given each police officer so he may become informed as to the provisions. LABORERS MUST ANSWER CHARGES Springfield. 111., May 20.—Officers of the Chicago Federation of Labor and mem bers of the executive and legislative com mittee were summoned today to appear before the bar of the house worthwith to answer charges in 9 resolution adopted by the federation, attacking Speaker Mc Kinley and other members of the houso for the defeat of the initiative and refer endum resolution. The Federation of Tabor resolution as serts that Lorimer sat back of the speak er during the discussion, directed the forces against the initiative and referen dum. and frequently was in consultation \sith house leaders during the debate. Fined for Striking Sister Tn the recorder’s court yesterday Wade Akins, white, was fined $100 for whipping- his sister, a slim young girl who testified against him. The defend ant admitted striking the girt hut said he was acting in the capacity of a parent, as both their father and mother were dead. Judge Wood, taking into consideration the future of the family, remitted $70 of the fine Imposed. building, $189,193 .60; equipment, $14, 000; site, $110,000; totals, $313,193.60. Central High, repairs, building, $10, 000: totals, $10,000. Fifteenth avenue or addition to Ull man. 9 rooms, buildings. $25,476.60: equipment, $1600; totals, $27,076.60. Negro Industrial High, 20 rooms, 4 In basement, building, $53,913.60; equip ment, $4000; totals, $62,913.60. Fane and Cameron, negro. 24 rooms, 4 In basement, building, $54,000; equip ment, $2000; totals, $56,000. Slater, negro, 24 rooms, 4 In mase ment, building, $54,000; equipment $2000; totals $56,000. Total, $525,183.80. Eastern District New Eastern High, 20 rooms, build ings, $78,993.60; equipment, $6000- site $20,000; totals, $104,913.60. Avondale, 24 rooms, building, $66, 618.24; equipment, $2000; totals $n,s - 618.24. ' Gibson, 8 rooms, addition: buildings, $25,476.60; equipment, $1600; totals, $27 - 076.60. ’ Woodlawn, 6 rooms and beating buildings. $18,000; totals. $18,000. Kennedy. 12 rooms, buildings, $36 618.24; equipment, $2400; site, $3000 totals, $42,018.21. Woodlawn, negro. 16 rooms, 4 in base ment. building. $36,61 S.24; site, $loon totals, $37,618.24. Barrett, 20 rooms, building, $36 - 618.:t; equipment, $2400; totals, $59 018.24. Kobinson. 8 rooms, addition, build ings, $23,476.60: equipment, $1600; site, $1000: totals, $28,076.60. Gate City. 8 rooms, building, $24. 476.60; equipment, $1600; site, $45(10 totals. $27,576.60. North Birmingham, 12 rooms, addi tion, building, $36,618.24; equipment, $2400: totals, $39,01 8.24. .Seventeenth avenue. 8 rooms, addi tion. building, $25,476,60; equipment, $1600: totals. $27,076.60. North Birmingham, negro, 16 rooms, 4 rooms in basement, building, $36, 618.60; equipment. $2400; site, $!o00 totals, $40,018.60. Old Elementary school improvAnents, building, $50,000; totals. $50,000. Totals, building. $1,192,640,92; equip ment. $61,800; site, $156,500; totals. $569,029.80. Grand total, $1,410,940.92. GILLESPY BUILDS APARTMENT HOUSE Will Be Located on Rear of Home Property on Twen tieth Street Dr. John S. Gillespy has begun exca vations for a new two story apartment house, w’hich he will build on his prop erty near the corner of Highland ave nue and Twentieth street. The new build ing will be at the rear of his present residence and will face Twentieth street. It will he built of light colored brick and conform architecturally with his home. There will be four apartments of six rooms each and each will have a pri vate entrance. The building will be steam heated and the same plant will supply the Gillespy residence. The struc ture will front about 60 feet on Twen tieth street and extend back about an equal distance. Dr. Gillespy estimates the cost will be about $20,noo. The con tract provides for completion by Sep tember 15. PLANT DRIVEN AWAY BY FREIGHT RATES J. H. Dean Announces Bulk of Their Business Will Be Done in Memphis J. H. Dean, head of the Birmingham Metal Products company, manufacturers of metal culverts, announced yesterday that they would start a plant in Memphis, from which the chief portion of the south ern trade will be supplied. A plant will also be started at Portsmouth, O., by the same interests under the name United States Sheet and Metal Culverts company to supply that section. “We will maintain our plant in Bir mingham,’’ said Mr. Dean last night, “but will be unable to do much with it unless there is some change in the freight rates. Strange as it may seem, we can manufacture our product In Mem phis and ship it Into Alabama cheaper than we can make it here because of the freight rates. “We have tried our best to get some changes in these rates but life is too •short and we are tired waiting. Muoh j as we regret it, it simply means that we I will do the bulk of our business in Mem phis." The ow-ners of the company are J. H. Dean and J. W. Dean. News of Ensley The commencement exercises of the pri- \ mary grades of the Kairview school will1 he held tills afternoon, beginning at 1 i o'clock and lasting one hour. Following the exercises, the school Improvement as sociation will hold a bazar and musical entertainment lasting through the after noon and evening. During the evening programme an admission fee of 10 cents will be charged, the proceeds of which will be devoted to a fund for the equip ment of a kindergarten room for the next term. The Merchants’ Protective association will hold a meeting this afternoon at their headquarters. The members of the. organization are very much interested >n the present campaign for the county as sociation in charge t>f J. D. Brown, secre tary of the Knsie association, who will report progress at the meeting this after noon. The present, work of Mr. Brown is for the purpose of effecting a local organization among the business men of Birmingham, after which tin, suburbs of Avondale, Wood lawn and East Lake will be canvassed. North Birmingham and, Bessemer already have an organization which are forme ' and have the same pur poses as that ol Knsley. St. Anthony’s Altar society will meet this afternoon at the residence of Mrs. Miller at Corey. This afternoon at the residence of Mrs. J. J. Xiekle at Pratt City St. Margaret's Guild will meet. The Highland Forty-two club wifi meet this afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. I. Phillips on Jefferson avenue. Croswell Doane Buried Albany, N. Y., May 20.—The funeral ct the Right Rev. William Croswell Doane. bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Al bany, took place today in the Cathedral of All Saints. The services were con ducted by the Right Rev. Richard H. N •»: son, who succeeds to the bishopric. Must Bead Bible Verses Harrisburg, Pa.. May 20.—Under a bill approved by Governor Tener, 10 verses of the Bible must be read daily without em inent in Public schools of Pennsyl vania. Teachers who violate the law are Subject to dismissal. CONFERENCE TODAY ON BUILDING STRIKE Understood Owners Will Back Up Contractors . KEENLY AGGRIEVED Man Fined in Recorder’s Court Yes terday for Calling Another “Scab”—Builders to Meet This Afternoon At 4 o'clock this afternoon the con tractors against whom a sympathetic strike was initiated Monday will meet and discuss the suggested settlement by arbitration. Tills was announced yes terday by F. H. Conner, president of tile Builders’ Exchange. The carpen ters union, the only aggrieved organ ization, announces that arbirtation is to their liking and moreover that they are willing to initiate any movement looking to an amicable settlement of the present situation. Judge A. O. Bane of the department of justice and James Bowron, at whose suggestion arbitration is to be dis cussed, expect an answer from both sides to reach them late this after noon. That he expects favorable action from both sides was announced yes terday by the commissioner. That the carpenters’ union will not disappoint him is what Judge Bane understands. No Action by Builders As for the builders, no conference or official action has yet been taken and none will he until this afternoon, ac cording to President Conner. Fruitless efforts were made yesterday to ascer tain from builders their temper as to the present question of arbitration. That the contractors feel keenly ag grieved Is understood. It was known that only one* organization of compar atively small membership is respon sible for the calling off of every union workman on every Important building operation in this community. The dif ference involved is only 2J<j cents per hour for carpenters. They asked for 52V2 cents per hour. They were getting 45 cents and were offered 50 cents per hour. That the owners of some buildings In course of construction are willing to stand behind the builders In their trouble was ascertained yesterday. The agents for three prominent structures here informed their contractors that while they regretted the strike at the same time they were not in sympathy with the walkout and would stand by any position recommended by the build ers. The determination of owners to stand behind the contractors may have such weight as to cause the builders this afternoon to decline to arbitrate. Should the builders agree this aft ernoon to the proposal of Judge Lane and Mr. Bowron to arbitrate the ques tion at issue with the carpenters' union it is believed that an agreement* will be reached for all union men to return to work at once and permit the board in due course of time to settle the mat ter amicably. Case in Recorder’s Court The first recorded disturbance of the building trades strike was aired yes terday in the police court of the city when W. T. Lawthorn was put on trial charged with disorderly conduct. It was alleged that the defendant applied an offensive epithet to W. E. Bowen, a non-union man employed by a local contractor. According to the evidence Lawhorn called Bowen a "scab” and to further emphasize his statement used tho word “d-” as a prefix. Judge Wood held the defendant guilty and imposed a fine of $7.50 but suspended the j-entence pending good behavior in the future. PEANUT VENDOR GOES BEFORE COMMISSION Asks That Creek-American Be Pro hibited From Selling Peanuts Before Entrance to Park Thtroubles of a peanut vendor at East Lake were aired at length before tlie c^ty commission yesterday, consuming more time than any other single matter considered. For nearly an hour the three lawmakers of Birmingham heard arguments and defenses on the question. The peanut vendor said he had bought the concession of selling peanuts in the park from the lessee for the sum of $800. He complained that a Greek-American had located a stand directly In the cen ter of the entrance to the park and that his concession was damaged thereby. However, the Greek-American was on city territory and as the vendor’s conces sion only held good within the confines of the park he appealed to the commis sion for relief. The Greek-American was present and made a speech to the commission, in which he stated that he was a citizen of Birmingham, a taxpayer and a prop erty owner, and that *he intended to re main here nil the time. He pointed out that he was on the city's property and that he paid a license to the city for the privilege of selling peanuts. At the request of Mr. Exum a diagram was drawn of the problem Involved and the commissioners examined it with in terest. It was finally decided to refer the matter to License Collector J. J. Boggan, who is to inspect the entrance to the park and the problem Involved. SULLIVAN DIES AS RESULT OF WOUNDS Was Shot in Neck May 11 in Upper Lewisburg—Three Are in Jail Chargecf With Shooting Fred Sullivan, who was shot near Coal burg some time ago. died yesterday at the Hillman hospital about 10 o'clock. His remains were immediately taken in charge by the Mackey Undertaking com pany of North Birmingham and will be sent to Mineral springs this morning for interment. The death of Sullivan, changes the charge of assault with intent to mur der against (». \\\ Pennington. George Mowr'ey and J. T. Wynn, now lodge ! in the county jail, charged with participa tion in the shooting of Sullivan, to mur der. They will have a preliminary hear ing in a few days. Sullivan was shot in the neck ami back at about 11 ::jh o'clock Saturday night, May 11, outside of .J. T. Pennington’s pool room near Frog Level, in Upper Lewis burg. From the time he was shot no hope had been entertained for his recov ers. »h one of the bullets had severed his spinal cord. He was married and had one child. Coroner C. L. Spain held a post mortem over Mr. Sullivan’s body yester day and extracted the bullet from his body. The bullet will be used as evi dence. 1 ON SAVINGS 4c/o And a Universal Market In considering a savings account with the American Trust as an in vestment, do not overlook the j market it commands when you i wish to “cash in.” i Any day, in any transaction, your j savings balance serves as ready cash. Every business man anti , most others know what it is worth, I for savings depositors are every where and have proved themselves. Whether you have a round amount for safe employment or are wanting to build one, you can accomplish either, earn the 4 per cent and enjov a universal market for your investment through a regular savings account in the miCANTWSimVINGSRANK FIRST AND TWENTIETH —BIRMINGHAM j NO ELECTION TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION Commission Hears Petitions of Residents of Eastern Section The question of selecting a successor »o Col. Sam Will John as a member of the board of education was passed until F'i day by the commission yesterday. IVis action followed Impu: stoned appeals of residents from the eastern district of li t. city for representation on tlie board It was charged that the eastern section had no more representation on the offi cial boards than a community located im mediately adjacent to Ishkooda, which is in Jefferson county. It was asserted by residents of the eastern section that the commission promptly appointed a man from the western section on the boar.', of education IS months ago. That was George Byrum. Later It was asserted the deceased park commission had as one • f its members a resident of the western sec tion. It was stated to the commission that certainly they did tut intend to Ignore the eastern section and therefor*- it was a matter only of common justice that tin new man for the ooard of education should come from the eastern end of tin city. The commission was addressed by rep resentatives of Avondale, Wcodlawn, East Lake and East Birmingham. They said that the eastern section of the city was as a unit on the question of I lie now official being from that section. All oi the committeemen urd that they would be perfectly satisfied If the man came from that section, wnether ho was of their special community or not. It was asserted by W. E. Feiryman of Woodlavn that “It is no great honor to have the job and is unremum ; ative> and therefoi e it was only justice that a man from tlie eastern section he appointed.” The nominations ju*<re yesterday in cluded J. H. Gibson ft Woodlawn. a for mer alderman; Dr. i.\ C. Ellis of Avon dale. former mayor of that community Dr. J. M. Hankins of East Lake, and J. E. Ellis of East Birmingham. The commissioners iLtened with evident interest to the remarks of the delegations and promised positive action Friday. After the meeting a conference behind elqsed doors was held about the hoard of education vacancy No announcement was made officially. Head of Department of Eng lish at Chicago Univer sity at the Capital Montgomery, May 20.—(Special.)—Dr. John M. Manly, a native of Alabama, but now head of the department of Eng lish at the University \of Chicago, is spending a few days in Montgomery. Great interest is attached 10 Dr. Man ly s visit in view of his prominence In the educational world, and because of the < lose identification of his father and grandfather with the institutions of learn ing in Alabama and other southern states. The father of Dr. Manly was Intimately connected with the growth of education in the south, having been at -different times president of Furman university, Greenville, S. C.; Central Female college of Tuscaloosa, and Union college, Jack son, Tenn. Dr. John M. Manly’s grandfather, Dr. Basil Manly, was the second president and real creator of the University of Alabama, serving as president for about IS years. During his term as president of the University of Alabama, Dr. Basil Manly gathered around him a distin guished group of educators, among whom was Professor Tuomey, who made the1 first geological survey of Alabama; Pro j fesaor Mallet, chemist, who later wont to the University of Virginia; Prof. Craw ford If. Toy. now' emeritus professor of Harvard university, and Prof. F. A. IV Barnard, later president of Columbia uni versity. Dr. Basil Manly participated as chap lain in the first inauguration of Jefferson Davis. Dr John M Manly is a brother-in-law of Dr. H. G. Patrick, president of J id son college, and is a nephew of Capt. It. I\ Manly, a. prominent real estate and insurance man of Birmingham. Dr. Manly Is an author of considerable note and prominence in the educational world, his latest production being a !an suage series, which is used in a num ber of states throughout the country. ••• MEN TAKING UP MILITANT TACTICS “Vote for Free Speech" Is Latest Thing; in England Hendon. May 30.-—Advocates of free j speech are adopting militant arguments | with the object of making the British | home secretary’s life harder. A man I strolled up to the home offices this att | ernoon and hurled a brick through the ! plate glass door of Reginald McKenna's sanctum. A howl of "Vote for free speech!” aiose above the din caused by j the shattered glass. The man was ar- I rested. ' Purchase of Chert, Slag and Ten Mules Au thorized The deplorable condition of Birmingham streets ns reported by F. Ii. Oafford. Sr., street commissioner, was one contribut ion influence to mo authority given to purchase 50 cars of chert, 2.1 cars of slag, hi mules. 4(KM) yards of chert and *J"0 yards of slag by the commission yester day. Mr. Oafford sail that plumbers and others had dug up the streets here with such abandon that at this time the condi tions were deplorable He said in order to get the streets In shape it would re quire the material hat he requested. The commission concurred without delay Lind the materials will be purchased. The cost In money was not given. It was explained that the chert and slag" designated by yards would be used in W est End to conned, up a road in that section being finished to the city line i-y the county. The other material will 1 0 scattered over the ciiy in an effort 10 better the conditions. It. was explained in reference to the mules that although the city had now over too head it was necessary to have six additional mules to handle two new sprinklers that are on route here and one flusher that will soon he delivered from * lie repair shop. The mules will he pur chased here, so it \vnr announced, it ne ing the policy of the commission to trade in Birmingham. In connection with this appropriate it is thempinion of Mr. Exum that if all the streets’ of this city were paved as they should be, the taxpayers in general who have paved .• rivets would not hare to pay to keep uri on paved streets by making these appropriations. DELEGATES FOR THE - J Ad Club Selects Men Who Will Plan Advertising Schemes for Occasion Delegates to the national convention of the Associated Ad Clubs of America which meet in Baltimore .June H-9-10 were elected by the Birmingham Ad club at its regular Tuesday noon lunch eon held in the Gold Lion tea rooms. The Southern railway was selected as the official route and the Birmingham special of that line will be changed to the Birmingham Ad club's special, with Stopover privileges en route W. c. Uadcllffe, secretary Chamber of Commerce, was made chairman of the delegation which consists of W. C. Rad cliff. Willard .1. Wheeler, F. J. Hoi berg. J. I >. Kos«nberger, If. D. Cullen and I. E. Shelby. Alternates: 1*’. A. Ttlbble, Philip Oster, Morton Simpson, John Anderson, Jack Biddale, S. H. Burke. The delegation will devise some unique and clever advertising scheme to properly advertise the city and an appropriation was made for that pur pose. John Sparrow, president of the Birmingham Ad club, declined a plaoe on the delegation on account of busi ness engagements. LITTLE MOTHERS &use CUTICURA SOAP And Cuticura Ointment. They afford a pure, sweet and economi , al method of preserving, purify ing and beautifying the sl<in, scalp . nd hair. 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